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New Durham changing healthcare plans

Joshua Spaulding
NEW DURHAM — The New Durham Board of Selectmen met on Wednesday, April 22, mainly to discuss the healthcare coverage for town employees. AFLAC representative Cheryl Favreau was in attendance at ...More

PMHS robotics team advances to world semifinals

ALTON — The Prospect Mountain High School robotics team 319, also known as BOB, recently journeyed to St. Louis, Missouri to compete in the FIRST Robotics World Championship for the second consecutive ...More

Timber Wolves put up solid numbers in Northwood

call imageJoshua Spaulding
NORTHWOOD — The Prospect Mountain track team competed against teams from across Divisions I, II and III at the annual Black Bear Invitational at Coe-Brown Northwood Academy on Saturday, May 2. Three ...More

Balsams bill — SB30 — goes to House floor today for vote

Edith Tucker
CONCORD — The House Finance committee unanimously voted on Thursday to approve a bill — SB30 — that authorizes the state Business Finance Authority (BFA) to guarantee bonds for projects ...More

Presby seeks help growing septic system & steel enterprises

call imageEdith Tucker
WHITEFIELD — Successful entrepreneurial inventor David Presby, who owns and operates two businesses — steel sales and fabrication in Berlin and septic systems in Whitefield — has four ...More

The genius mind and talents of Mark Baillargeon

call imageJody Houle
BERLIN - Mark Baillargeon, of Berlin, is nothing short of a genius. He is a master custom steel fabricator and welder, inventor, engineer, mechanic, artist, musician, has earned Hollywood background acting ...More

McGinley leads Eagles past Knights

call imageJoshua Spaulding
NORTH CONWAY — After numerous delays due to weather and field conditions, the Kingswood and Kennett softball teams finally met up for the first time this season on Thursday, April 30, in North Conway. ...More

Wakefield drops clear trash bag requirement, favors enforcement

call imageThomas Beeler
WAKEFIELD — After some discussion and further public input Wakefield selectmen voted 2-0 on April 22 to drop a requirement that clear bags be used to dispose of trash at the town transfer station, ...More

Most successful Earth Day collection yet in Ossipee

Carol Holyoake
OSSIPEE — At the April 27th Ossipee selectmen’s meeting Director of Public Works Brad Harriman informed selectman that Saturday’s Earth Day collection was the most successful to date. ...More

Schanlaber, Kamins & Potter named 2015 WMRHS Honors Speakers

call imageEdith Tucker
WHITEFIELD — WMRHS Principal Mike Berry announced the three Honors Speakers for this year’s graduation, calling them at Monday morning’s all-school Assembly to stand up at the front ...More

Michel Bisson shows off Prima America plastics-to-diesel plant

call imageEdith Tucker
GROVETON — Michel Bisson, president of Prima America Corporation, led more than 20 farmers, transfer station supervisors and solid waste managers, and UNH Cooperative Extension (UNHCE) specialists, ...More

House committees moving forward on SB30 — the “Balsams bill”

Edith Tucker
CONCORD — "The ‘Balsams bill’ — SB30 — is progressing very, very well in the House," explained state Sen. Jeff Woodburn of Dalton in an over-the-weekend e-mail exchange. ...More

Grades for GHS honors classes will be weighted again

Erin Plummer
Grades for honors courses at Gilford High School will once again be weighted, a decision made by the Gilford School Board following protests by parents and students against unweighting the grades....More

Gilford student to journey to Europe

call imageErin Plummer
A Gilford Middle School student will soon be visiting some of the great historical sights of Europe and learning more about other cultures through a national travel program. The community can help Miaya ...More

NH Pumpkin Fest coming to Laconia

call imageErin Plummer
LACONIA ⎯ The annual New Hampshire Pumpkin Festival will have a new home in Laconia this year. The 25th year of the festival has been scheduled for Oct. 24 and organization efforts are underway. ...More

Knight boys spoil Kennett’s home opener

call imageJoshua Spaulding
NORTH CONWAY — Longtime Kennett baseball coach Bob Burns threw out the first pitch for the Eagles’ home opener on Thursday, April 30. After that, most everything else went Kingswood’s ...More

Winter set records for cold, but not snow

call imageThomas Beeler
WOLFEBORO — Ice out on Lake Winnipesaukee was officially declared last Friday afternoon, April 24, at 4:34 p.m. by Dave Emerson of Emerson Aviation. Ice out is defined as being the point where enough ...More

The heroin epidemic affects Wolfeboro too

Elissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — Heroin is cheap, accessible, deadly, and it’s here in Wolfeboro. "We had two heroin overdose deaths in December," says Wolfeboro Police Chief Stuart Chase, who speaks also of another ...More

New Hampton police, fire departments host Public Safety Day

call imageDonna Rhodes
NEW HAMPTON — It was all about public service and protection in New Hampton last weekend, when residents were invited to stop by the town’s Public Safety complex for some fun, some food and ...More

Warm temperatures, strong winds increase fire danger

call imageDonna Rhodes
REGION — The rapid onset of above normal temperatures, fanned by some light winds, prompted red flag warnings across the state this week. ...More

Baseball Bears swept away by Tornadoes

call imageJoshua Spaulding
BRISTOL — A few costly moments cost the Newfound baseball team a victory on Wednesday, April 29. The Bears lost starting catcher Ricky DeLuca to injury after the fourth inning and having to move ...More

Students and dignitaries honor Littleton schools at award ceremony

call imageDarin Wipperman
LITTLETON—State education commissioner Virginia Barry joined several elected officials at a ceremony that packed the high school gym on Friday morning. The festivities celebrated the Littleton ...More

As part of national trend, Lincoln police to begin use of body cameras

call imageDarin Wipperman
LINCOLN—The town’s police department will soon begin using officer body cameras. Chief Ted Smith provided insight about the specific cameras purchased, as well as the growing national trend ...More

Lisbon baseball bests Lin-Wood for first win

call imageCorey McKean
LISBON — On Monday, April 27, the Lisbon Panthers took on the visiting Lin-Wood Lumberjacks and got out to a hot start and never looked back. Lisbon put up a run in the first inning and added five ...More

Meredith Fashion show brings out local style

call imageErin Plummer
MEREDITH ⎯ Local models walked down the runway at the first annual "Meredith Dressed Up" fashion show, an event showcasing local businesses and raising money for a special birthday....More

Kids celebrate May Day at the Moultonborough Library

call imageErin Plummer
MOULTONBOROUGH ⎯ Kids spun around the colorful May pole to celebrate May Day in an annual Moultonborough Library tradition....More

Fun and community service at MA Earth Day

call imageErin Plummer
MOULTONBOROUGH ⎯ Students at Moultonborough Academy helped out the community and had hands-on opportunities to learn about the environment during the annual Earth Day festivities....More

Ashland Elementary recognized by state as a School of Excellence

call imageDonna Rhodes
ASHLAND — When they returned from spring break on Monday, the students, teachers and staff of Ashland Elementary School were surprised by members of the New Hampshire Excellence in Education Committee, ...More

Squam Lakes Science Center opens its doors for 2015 season

call imageDonna Rhodes
HOLDERNESS — Excitement filled the air on Friday, May 1, as visitors arrived for opening day at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center in Holderness....More

Gocha leads the charge in Northwood

call imageJoshua Spaulding
NORTHWOOD — The Plymouth track boys and girls finished up vacation week with some solid performances at the Black Bear Invitational at Coe-Brown on Saturday afternoon. The Bobcat boys finished in ...More

Tilton School seniors carry on tradition of community service

call imageDonna Rhodes
TILTON — Seniors at Tilton School continued a longstanding tradition for the graduating class when 70 of them headed out bright and early last Saturday morning for a day of community service known ...More

Tilton police, Dairy Queen team up for new program rewarding safe outdoor play

call imageDonna Rhodes
TILTON — Police officers in Tilton have been busy handing out at least one ticket per shift to a specifically targeted group of residents for what they say is their "express purpose of writing as ...More

WHRS student chosen for once-in-a-lifetime educational experience

Donna Rhodes
TILTON — Fifteen-year-old Aimee Kustar of Sanbornton was recently accepted into a cultural and educational exchange program that will provide her with the experience of a lifetime when she heads ...More
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