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Selectmen support raises for town employees

Elizabeth Cantrall
BARNSTEAD — Chairman of the Barnstead Board of Selectmen, Dave Kerr, stated at the Dec. 16 meeting that the preliminary report on bridges throughout the state had been released and the results supported ...More

Sanborn squelches Prospect rally

call imageJoshua Spaulding
ALTON — The Prospect Mountain hoop boys know they will have to battle twice as hard as most of their opponents when it comes to rebounding due to the fact that the team doesn’t have tons of ...More

Tree of Memories focuses on celebration, not sorrow

call imageCathy Allyn
ALTON — It may not seem that an event centered on people who are no longer with us would be the most uplifting of the holiday season, but for those who attend the Tree of Memories ceremonies in ...More

Democrats seek to get out the vote on Election Day, Nov. 4

call imageEdith Tucker
SHELBURNE — Incumbent Democratic officeholders, including Gov. Maggie Hassan and Congresswoman Annie Kuster, and Party activists urged North Country Democrats to work to get out the vote on Election ...More

Applications now available for 33-unit Notre Dame Apartments

Edith Tucker
BERLIN — Work on the 33-unit Notre Dame Apartments, designed for affordable independent living for those 62 and over, are about 70 percent complete, and AHEAD is now working to get the word out ...More

Register now for Riverfire 5K Run/Walk

BERLIN — With registration for the RiverFire 5K in full swing, organizers are encouraging runners and walkers to register by Oct. 9 to be guaranteed a commemorative race T-shirt. Although participants ...More

Eagle skinny skiers glide to win at Great Glen

call imageJoshua Spaulding
PINKHAM NOTCH — The Kennett Nordic ski teams cruised to victory in the opening race of the season on Dec. 16 at Great Glen Trails. Coach Steve Vosburgh’s boys took the top three spots in the ...More

Ringing in the Christmas season in Wakefield Corner

call imageLarissa Mulkern
WAKEFIELD — The First Congregational Church of Wakefield, United Church of Christ, and the Wakefield Heritage Commission co-hosted the second annual Christmas at Wakefield Corner Historic Walking ...More

Water and Sewer commissioners agree to lower town building rates

Joyce El Kouarti
OSSIPEE — Selectmen announced at their Dec. 8 meeting that the water and sewer rates paid by the Town of Ossipee will soon be lowered. The town’s Water and Sewer Department has been changing ...More

Omni Mount Washington Canopy Tour featured in N.Y. Times article

Edith Tucker
BRETTON WOODS — A two-column half-page photograph of a Canopy Tour guide working with ropes on a platform located high on a trunk in a stand of hemlocks on the zip-lining course in the Bretton Woods ...More

Town offices now on Main St., Station Sq. bldg. rented for one year

Edith Tucker
NORTHUMBERLAND — The selectmen met twice last week — on both Monday and Wednesday nights — to hash out how best to deal with the unwelcome news that the newly renovated town-owned building ...More

Moonbeam Café team heading to Food Network Festival in N.Y.C.

call imageEdith Tucker
LANCASTER — "The Moonbeam Café was invited to the Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival, I think because we were awarded ‘Best Hidden Gem 2013’ and ‘Best New Restaurant ...More

Parent nets hat trick in first-ever game as B-G opens with win

call imageJeff Lajoie
LACONIA — It's going to take a few freshmen stepping up to put the Belmont-Gilford hockey team over the top this winter. What better time for them to start than the first game of the season. Freshman ...More

Loaded Bulldogs look to shake off semifinal loss

call imageJeff Lajoie
LACONIA — It's been a long offseason for the Belmont-Gilford hockey team. After staging a furious comeback to win their Division III quarterfinal in overtime, the Bulldogs ran into a Souhegan team ...More

Beaudet, Eagles thump Winnisquam in opener

call imageJeff Lajoie
TILTON — It was the story of two teams with different expectations this season. Visiting Gilford High School saw its offense clicking early and often, and the Golden Eagles stormed out to a huge ...More

Knight ice girls make their debut

call imageJoshua Spaulding
EXETER — There was plenty of history to be made on Wednesday, Dec. 17, at the Rinks at Exeter. For the first time ever, the Kingswood girls’ hockey team played a regular season varsity game, ...More

No action taken on request to remove appointed Wakefield commission member

Thomas Beeler
WAKEFIELD — On Oct. 22 former Selectman Peter Kasprzyk came to the Board of Selectmen to ask that appointed Conservation Commission member Relf Fogg be removed for not acting fairly and impartially ...More

Selectmen asked to waive penalty on tax-deeded property repurchase

Thomas Beeler
WAKEFIELD — A Wakefield property owner met with selectmen on Dec. 10 to request that the 15 percent penalty be waived on a tax-deeded property he wants to repurchase from the town. The property, ...More
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Bears edge Spartans for fourth win

call imageJoshua Spaulding
WHITEFIELD — It was a close game throughout, but the Newfound hoop girls held strong and knocked off White Mountains 39-35 on Tuesday, Dec. 16. The Bears got out to a seven-point lead after one, ...More

Bears stumble in season opener in Meredith

call imageJoshua Spaulding
MEREDITH — The Newfound hoop boys couldn’t get the offense going quite enough in Meredith on Saturday, Dec. 12. The result was a 76-46 loss to Inter-Lakes. Inter-Lakes came out with strong ...More

Bears roll past Franklin in opener

call imageJoshua Spaulding
BRISTOL — The Newfound hoop girls took care of business in the season opener, picking up a 56-30 win over Franklin on Friday, Dec. 5. "The girls played hard and took a lot of shots," coach Karri ...More

Crusaders cruise past Panthers, move to 2-0

call imageCorey McKean
LISBON — Two very fast and energized teams went head-to-head on Thursday night, Dec. 18, as the Littleton hoop boys traveled to Lisbon to pick up their second win of the season. The full court pressure ...More

Littleton strong in season debut

call imageCorey McKean
LITTLETON — Anxious to get back out on the floor again, the Littleton hoop boys came out with a lot of energy and intensity in their season opener on Friday night. With a slow start due to turnovers ...More

Miller, Smith again named to US Alpine Ski Team

call imageCOPPER MOUNTAIN, Colo. — The sun was shining down on Center Village on Nov. 8 where a huge crowd congregated for the 2015 U.S. Alpine Ski Team to be introduced during Nature Valley First Tracks ...More

Burns buries four as Renegades open with win

call imageJeff Lajoie
LACONIA — Sanborn Regional High School got its first dose of varsity hockey on Dec. 17. Thanks to a big effort from Cody Burns and Moultonborough/Inter-Lakes, the Indians won't want to see the Renegades ...More

Early run powers Panthers past Lisbon

call imageJeff Lajoie
MOULTONBOROUGH — It didn't take long for Andrew Porusta and the Moultonborough Academy boys' basketball team to make a statement. The junior guard scored just seconds after the opening tip on an ...More

Eifert, Lakers drop opener at Laconia

call imageJeff Lajoie
LACONIA — By the end of the season, Inter-Lakes High School girls' basketball coach Mike Gallagher hopes his team will be able to play four full quarters. On opening night at Laconia High School, ...More

Nordic Bobcats kick off the season

call imageJoshua Spaulding
PINKHAM NOTCH — The Plymouth Nordic ski team got the new season off to a strong start at Great Glen Trails in Pinkham Notch on Tuesday, Dec. 16. Despite a lack of snow in other places, Great Glen ...More

Bobcats dominate Cougars in season opener

call imageJoshua Spaulding
PLYMOUTH — Mother Nature delayed the start of the season by one day, but she was unable to slow down the Plymouth wrestling team on Wednesday, Dec. 10. The Bobcats played host to Kearsarge in the ...More

Talent runs deep for Bobcat grapplers

call imageJoshua Spaulding
PLYMOUTH — With a wealth of returning talent and a strong turnout that will allow him to cover all the weight classes, Plymouth wrestling coach Randy Cleary is optimistic about what his team can ...More

Bears send message, overpower Gilford

call imageJeff Lajoie
TILTON — Kevin Dame said in the preseason that perhaps the biggest test locally for his Winnisquam boys' basketball team would be Gilford. The host Bears passed their first test with the Golden ...More

Three Bears capture titles in Con-Val Early Bird

call imageJeff Lajoie
PETERBOROUGH — For a program that has been on the rise the past few years, Saturday's Con-Val Early Bird was quite an early-season statement for the Winnisquam Regional High School wrestling team. ...More

Veteran Raiders a trendy sleeper pick

call imageJeff Lajoie
BELMONT — With nine returning players, experience won't be an issue for the Belmont High School girls' basketball team this winter. The Red Raiders lost just one senior — Mary Kate Russo — ...More
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