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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

Grenier named 'Champion for Children'

Tara Giles
BERLIN — Last week, Berlin Mayor Paul Grenier was presented with the North Country School Administrators Association 2019 'Champions for Children' award. ...More

Gorham Fire Chief embraces 'Stop the Bleed' campaign

call imageTara Giles
GORHAM — Recently, Gorham's Fire Chief Jay Watkins taught staff members at the Milan School how to 'stop the bleed.’ ...More

Welding class prepares students for future careers

call imageKyle Lurvey
BERLIN — Dennis Carrier has been teaching Welding Technology for the last 13 years at the Regional Career & Technical Center at Berlin High School. ...More

Habitat for Humanity breaks ground on new build

call imageMellisa Seamans
WAKEFIELD — Ossipee Mountains Habitat for Humanity just handed over the keys to their last build a few weeks ago, but is wasting no time starting on a new project....More

Motor oil disposal discontinued in Effingham

Mellisa Seamans
EFFINGHAM — A recent decision by the board of selectmen to discontinue the collection of used motor oil at Effingham’s Transfer Station has residents questioning how to dispose of the hazardous ...More

Selectmen take steps toward increased transparency

Mellisa Seamans
OSSIPEE — Selectmen here are making public information more accessible at their meetings and on the town Web site....More

Charter Academy students commemorate the Holocaust

call imageTara Giles
LANCASTER — The North Country Charter Academy students in Lancaster have been studying the Holocaust since school began in September....More

Recycled Percussion take over LES

call imageTara Giles
LANCASTER — It's never a bad day when rock stars take over your school. The guys from the famous band Recycled Percussion, with their spiked hair, tattoos, brightly colored clothing and confident ...More

Stakeholders confront Yale over role in Northern Pass

Tara Giles
REGION — The movement against Northern Pass is still at the forefront of many minds throughout the state....More

GES students bring historical figures to life

call imageErin Plummer
Third graders at Gilford Elementary School played the parts of numerous historical figures during the culmination of their Wax Museum project....More

Hearing held on parking ban

Erin Plummer
This week, the Gilford Board of Selectmen held a public hearing on banning roadside parking around what has become a popular hiking spot at the request of residents....More

Rotary spends “An Evening in Paradise”

call imageErin Plummer
Partiers enjoyed some tropical-themed fun to round out the winter months during the annual "An Evening in Paradise" fundraiser for the Gilford Rotary....More

Police Chief reports on March activities

Elissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — Chief Dean Rondeau, reporting to the Wolfeboro Police Commission on April 18, said the selection of a 14th office is underway....More

Tuftonboro selectmen discuss paving options

Elissa Paquette
TUFTONBORO — Road Agent Jim Bean and Frank Carroll of FR Carroll/All State Paving discussed paving options with the board on April 22. ...More

Selectmen to begin interviewing town manager candidates

Elissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — The Board of Selectmen received 34 applications for the town manager position as of the April 8 deadline, and will be selecting candidates for interviews. ...More

Let The Dirty Worm beautify your spring garden

call imageDonna Rhodes
NEW HAMPTON — As Old Man Winter slowly releases his grip on New Hampshire, it’s time to get outside and experience the joys of gardening, something The Dirty Worm Greenhouses in New Hampton ...More

Fugitive arrested in New Hampton

Donna Rhodes
NEW HAMPTON — After being featured as last Wednesday’s "Fugitive of the Week" by the U.S. Marshal’s Service, 27-year-old Thomas Kent Drake was taken into custody in New Hampton for a ...More

Newfound students perform for Bristol’s Bicentennial

call imageDonna Rhodes
BRISTOL — Students from Newfound Regional High School and Newfound Memorial Middle School meshed their talents together on Wednesday, April 10, to present a Bristol Bicentennial Concert for the ...More

Immigration detains local residents

call imageAngel Larcom
LITTLETON — On the afternoon of April 11, Juan Pu, the chef at Plain Kate's Riverside Saloon and All Ways Inn in Franconia, was taken into custody by Border Patrol agents as he was leaving Meadow ...More

Littleton student seeks support for new wheelchair

call imageAngel Larcom
LITTLETON — Seth Boulanger, a 15 year old Littleton resident, was born with half a heart. When he was one month old, he had a stroke which left him with mild cerebral palsy. ...More

New long jump pit installed at Lafayette School

call imageAngel Larcom
FRANCONIA — A crisp day in mud season didn't dampen spirits as construction began on Lafayette Regional School's new jump pit. ...More

Streetcar presents “Shrek” this weekend

call imageErin Plummer
MEREDITH — A green ogre, sassy princess, donkey sidekick, and cast of fairy tale characters will be taking the stage this weekend for Streetcar company's production of "Shrek."...More

Students plan outdoor classroom

Erin Plummer
MEREDITH — A group of Inter-Lakes students, with help from a teacher, plan to build an outdoor classroom by the high school with funds received from a sustainability competition and some extra help ...More

Presidential candidate speaks with local voters

call imageErin Plummer
MEREDITH — Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney spoke about his ideas for bipartisanship, healthcare reform, addressing climate change, and many other topics during a local meet and greet....More

Local schools host residency by acclaimed children’s author

call imageDonna Rhodes
RUMNEY — During his presidency, Barak Obama and the Library of Congress both declared Patricia Polacco to be one of the Top 10 children’s authors of the past 100 years, and last week, elementary ...More

Wentworth students show off their talents

call imageDonna Rhodes
WENTWORTH — When talent, determination and hard work come together, it can bring great things, and on April 18, the Fourth Annual Wentworth Community Variety Show had all those elements, making ...More

Local students featured in fire safety calendar

call imageDonna Rhodes
PLYMOUTH — For seven years, the Department of Safety, Office of the State Fire Marshal and the New Hampshire Fire Prevention Society has held a poster and calendar competition for approximately ...More

Clare Mills named Winnisquam District’s Teacher of the Year

call imageDonna Rhodes
NORTHFIELD — When Clare Mills, Behavioral Specialist for the Student Support Center at Union-Sanborn School, began her weekly assembly for students in pre-school through second grade last Thursday ...More

The Pines hosts breakfast with the Easter Bunny

call imageDonna Rhodes
NORTHFIELD — Pines Community Center held their traditional Easter Breakfast last Saturday morning, an event well-attended each year by local residents, and the only disappointment this time was ...More

Tilton loses town planner to Belmont

call imageDonna Rhodes
TILTON — At the April 11 selectmen’s meeting in Tilton, Town Planner Dari Sassan presented the board with a summary of ongoing projects and upcoming activity in the Tilton Land Use department ...More
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