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Shooting leaves two dead in Alton

Mark Foynes
ALTON — An 11-year-old has been taken into custody, allegedly as a result of a double homicide that occurred last Friday....More

SB 2 goes down to defeat in Barnstead

Joshua Spaulding
REGION — There were plenty of races and issues that came up on the ballots across the local communities last week. One of the biggest issues on the ballot was in Barnstead, where voters had to choose ...More

Vote for new Alton Central School mascot name

ALTON — During the last several months, research has been done by a town/school committee regarding Alton history in an effort to present new mascot names for Alton Central School. The committee ...More

Randolph crash prompts crackdown on license revocations

Tara Giles
CONCORD — A June crash that took the lives of seven motorcyclists in Randolph has led to a thorough review of New Hampshire Department of Motor Vehicle records. ...More

Williamson swings through North Country

call imageAngel Larcom
LANCASTER — Marianne Williamson, a self-help guru and author turned Democratic Presidential hopeful, recently made several stops in the North Country in her bid for the White House. ...More

Massachusetts man dies in ATV accident

Tara Giles
BERLIN — Last Friday evening just before 6 p.m., rescue crews responded to Jericho State Park for a report of an ATV accident....More

Early morning fire destroys Ossipee home

call imageMellisa Seamans
OSSIPEE — An early morning fire destroyed an Ossipee home Sept. 1. The cause of the fire at 383 Ossipee Mountain Road remains under investigation....More

Priests who served locally suspected of abuse

Mellisa Seamans
REGION — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Manchester has released a list of priests accused of sexually abusing children. The list of 73 men dates back to 1950, and many of those named had ties to ...More

Hometown NASCAR hero opens new auto dealership

call imageMellisa Seamans
WAKEFIELD — Pine Knoll Auto Sales on Route 16 held its grand opening Aug. 10, with owner Melissa Fifield surrounded by celebrating family, friends and community members....More

Williamson swings through North Country

call imageAngel Larcom
LANCASTER — Marianne Williamson, a self-help guru and author turned Democratic Presidential hopeful, recently made several stops in the North Country in her bid for the White House....More

Becker humbled at recognition by Hassan

call imageTara Giles
LANCASTER — Last week, Erik Becker of Lancaster was awarded August's Granite Stater of the Month award by U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan, for his dedication to improving his community and for lending support ...More

Lawmakers push for override on biomass plant veto

Tara Giles
CONCORD — On Aug. 5, Gov. Chris Sununu vetoed a bill that sought to support the six biomass plants in the state. ...More

Gilford welcomes new educators

call imageErin Plummer
The Gilford School District is welcoming seven new educators, who were in their new classrooms and working with students for the first day of school....More

National Night Out connects community with first responders

call imageErin Plummer
Members of the community had the opportunity to meet their local first responders and see their tools of the trade while enjoying a night of food and fun....More

Rotarian shares story of Rowe House project

Erin Plummer
Last year, the ell section of the Benjamin Rowe House went from falling apart to a beautiful space thanks to the efforts of the Gilford Rotary and many other volunteers. ...More

Public offers input and insight on Master Plan update

Elissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — At the invitation of the Planning and Development Department, citizens showed up in the Great Hall the evening of Aug. 27 to hear and be heard on the topic of what the community will ...More

WCTV expands live streaming capability

Elissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — Wolfeboro Community Television, which operates in an office and studio at Kingswood Regional High School with funding from the town's franchise fees, has expanded its live streaming ...More

Public hearing scheduled on Master Plan

Elissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — The public is encouraged to attend a public hearing on the Wolfeboro Master Plan on Tuesday, Aug. 27 at 7 p.m. in the Great Hall at Town Hall....More
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Run Your Buns Off road race kicks off with patriotic start

call imageDonna Rhodes
BRISTOL — When the 10th annual Run You Buns Off 4.2-Mile Run/Walk was ready to hit the road last Saturday morning, there was a technical glitch that prevented them from playing the Star Spangled ...More

Young volunteer pitches in at Community Thrift Shop

Donna Rhodes
BRISTOL — Volunteers come in all shapes and sizes. Not many, however, come as young as six-year-old Cayden Olszak of Bridgewater, who is now in his second year of lending a hand at the Bristol Community ...More

Bridgewater, Groton celebrate Old Home Day this weekend

Donna Rhodes
REGION — Summer is still in full swing, and that means there are plenty more fun events to enjoy in the area, including the Bridgewater and Groton Old Home Day celebrations, both scheduled for this ...More

New health services partnership launched in Littleton

call imageAngel Larcom
LITTLETON — On the morning of Aug. 28, staff and administration from White Mountain Mental Health and Amoonoosuc Community Health Services gathered to celebrate the launch of Crossroads, an integrated ...More

Bethlehem Elementary welcomes new Principal

call imageAngel Larcom
BETHLEHEM — Sue Greenlaw is no stranger to public education. After 30 years as a teacher and guidance counselor at the Bethlehem Elementary School, she has made the leap to administration. BES recently ...More

Littleton Superintendent resigns

Angel Larcom
LITTLETON — On Aug. 6, teachers and staff members of the Littleton School District received notice that Dr. Steven Nilhas has decided to end his tenure as the Superintendent of SAU 84. ...More

Over the Hill Hikers celebrate 40 years of camaraderie

call imageErin Plummer
SANDWICH — In the summer of 1979, a group of friends came together to do regular hikes, 40 years later that group has over 100 members taking part in different hikes across the state and even the ...More

Library to offer wide range of events this month

Erin Plummer
MEREDITH — A walking tour through France, Batman trivia, and library card sign-up events are just a few of the special programs scheduled at the Meredith Public Library in September. ...More

Swimming pair takes on Winnipesaukee islands

call imageErin Plummer
MOULTONBOROUGH — Two local women recently finished swimming around 247 miles of Lake Winnipesaukee over a two year period, raising money to help protect New Hampshire's loons and the lake they grew ...More

New Principal welcomes students back to Holderness Central

call imageDonna Rhodes
HOLDERNESS — On Mon., Aug. 26, boys and girls in Holderness headed back to school where they were greeted by not only their new teachers but also their new principal Joseph Sampson, who comes to ...More

Boy suffers serious injuries in boating accident

Donna Rhodes
ASHLAND — Tragedy struck on Little Squam Lake in Ashland over Labor Day weekend, when a boating accident sent a young boy to the hospital with serious injuries....More

National Night Out strengthens community ties with law enforcement

call imageDonna Rhodes
THORNTON — While National Night Out has long been celebrated across the country, bringing families together with law enforcement and public safety officials for not only fun but a show of strength ...More

Native traditions thrive at LIHA Pow Wow

call imageDonna Rhodes
SANBORNTON — Tradition is all-important among Native Americans and their descendants, and for the 49th year, the Laconia Indian Historical Association invited the public to join them for their traditional ...More

Tilton welcomes new Land Use Coordinator

call imageDonna Rhodes
TILTON — The Town of Tilton is pleased to welcome their new Land Use Coordinator, Lee Ann Moynihan, who joined the staff at Tilton Town Hall on Aug. 13, bringing plenty of skills and experience ...More

Belmont celebrates 150 years of history at Old Home Day

call imageDonna Rhodes
BELMONT — "Celebrating Our Sesquicentennial" was the theme of the 2019 Belmont Old Home Day, and celebrate they did, from early morning until after dark, with a wide variety of activities and community ...More
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