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Barnstead selectmen hear departmental updates

Katherine Lesnyk
BARNSTEAD — The Barnstead Board of Selectmen used its biweekly meeting on June 23 to convene with four town departments — Parks and Recreation, the Barnstead Police Department, the Barnstead ...More

“Imagine Your Story” with Gilman Library’s Summer Reading program

ALTON — The Gilman Library is pleased to announce that Summer Reading has begun. ...More

GWRSD board acknowledges retirees

Elissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — The Governor Wentworth Regional School District acknowledges the retirement this spring of teachers and staff representing many years of service throughout the district....More

North Country attractions prepare to open

call imageAngel Larcom
REGION — After Gov. Chris Sununu's announcement on June 12 that amusement parks could re-open, several North Country attractions went into action. ...More

Berlin Library offers Grab-and-Go service

BERLIN — Due to the ongoing concerns brought about by COVID-19, the Berlin Public Library will continue to be closed to the public until further notice. ...More

Florida man injured in ATV rollover

BERLIN — Fish and Game Conservation Officers responded to a reported All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) rollover crash on the Brook Road Trail, in Jericho Mountain State Park Tuesday morning at approximately ...More

Two Covid-19 cases confirmed at Mountainview

Elissa Paquette
OSSIPEE — Regular testing for Covid-19 at Mountain View Community (MVC), the county's nursing home facility located in Ossipee, has turned up two positive results. ...More

New Athletic Coordinator appointed at KRMS

WOLFEBORO — Kingswood Athletics is pleased to announce the appointment of Alyssa Freeman as the new Athletic Coordinator for Kingswood Regional Middle School. ...More

MMRG offers new Woods, Water & Wildlife Explorers Club for families

REGION — Moose Mountains Regional Greenways (MMRG) and Branch Hill Farm (BHF) are teaming up to present a new self-guided outdoor activity program for families called the Woods, Water & Wildlife ...More

Porcfest event draws 900 to Lancaster despite pandemic

Tara Giles
LANCASTER — It was a 'show must go on' moment for Crosby Peck, the owner of Roger's Campground when he decided to let the annual Porcupine Festival take place. ...More

Three North Country teachers earn Louise Tillotson Fellowships

REGION — In recognition of their creativity, commitment to ongoing professional development, and extraordinary dedication to students, three North Country educators have been awarded 2020 Louise ...More

A Stark profile in history

Tara Giles
STARK — The town of Stark, originally named Percy after the first Duke of Northumberland, Hugh Percy, was changed and named after the well known General John Stark. ...More

Old Home Day canceled amid Coronavirus concerns

Erin Plummer
The 2020 Gilford Old Home Day has been canceled due to concerns about COVID-19 and a number of related issues. ...More

Selectmen to review out of state training

Erin Plummer
The selectmen will review removing the bans on training out of state and outside groups in town hall in another month with a better view of coronavirus numbers....More

Playgrounds to remain closed

Erin Plummer
Playgrounds and basketball courts will remain closed following a vote by the selectmen with the board revisiting this in another month....More

Wolfeboro to bid on broadband expansion subgrant

Elissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — On June 26, the Board of Selectmen signed a letter of support for a bid currently in process to expand broadband coverage to underserved areas within the environs of Wolfeboro. ...More

Permits issued for summer fundraisers

Elissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — The Board of Selectmen issued permits on Wednesday evening, June 24, for a number of fundraising events for July and August, all with CDC protocols in place. That is, attendees are expected ...More

Information session planned on proposed police station

Elissa Paquette
TUFTONBORO — A public information session on the proposed police station project is scheduled for July 6, at 9 a.m. at the Town House on Middle Road. ...More
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Hebron voters gather for historic town meeting

call imageDonna Rhodes
HEBRON — Hebron officials had planned to hold their annual elections and town meeting on May 12, but when the Corona virus changed the way people are living and conducting business in 2020, town ...More

Pasquaney Garden Club joins other volunteers at Cummings Beach

BRISTOL — Anyone who has passed by Cummings Beach on West Shore Road during the past year will have noticed an extensive project underway along that shorefront. ...More

Visitors can rest easy at New Hampshire’s bed & breakfast inns

call imageDonna Rhodes
REGION — As most facets of commerce have come back into operation after the COVID-19 quarantine, New Hampshire Bed and Breakfast Association President, Heidi Milbrand, said she would like to encourage ...More

Littleton Rotary awards scholarships

call imageAngel Larcom
LITTLETON — The annual Littleton Rotary Club Scholarship Auction Event has historically raised all funds for the organization's annual scholarship program. ...More

Multiple units respond to Bethlehem brush fire

Angel Larcom
BETHLEHEM — Last Friday, the Bethlehem Fire Department responded to a brush fire in a remote development area of Bethlehem. ...More

North Country attractions prepare to open

Angel Larcom
REGION — After Gov. Chris Sununu's announcement on June 12 that amusement parks could re-open, several North Country attractions went into action. ...More

Hawkins Brook trail complete and open for use

call imageErin Plummer
MEREDITH — In 2012, a group of town volunteers started planning for a possible trail going along the edge of Hawkins Brook that people of all ages and abilities could enjoy. ...More

Route 3 bridge slated for big repairs

Erin Plummer
MEREDITH — The "POW/MIA Freedom Ride Bridge" over Route 3 will receive some much needed repairs in the next few years and representatives from the state are talking with the town about the coming ...More

Meredith Public Library opens July 7 with restrictions

MEREDITH — The Meredith Public Library, 91 Main St., will be opening to the public, but with some restrictions....More

Speare investigating COVID-19 cases

PLYMOUTH — Speare Memorial Hospital, in conjunction with the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, is investigating a patient and two staff who have tested positive for COVID-19. ...More

Plymouth Area Community Closet still providing services to community

Donna Rhodes
PLYMOUTH — There has been much confusion as to the status of many businesses since the shutdown orders for Coronavirus were implements in March, but the Plymouth Area Community Closet wants to assure ...More

Ashland Fourth of July Committee salutes 2020 honorees

ASHLAND — Every year, the Ashland Fourth of July Committee recognizes individuals or groups for their contributions to the community through two honors, the Mary Ruell Citizen of Ashland Award and ...More

Summer Concert Series returns to Island Park this weekend

Donna Rhodes
TILTON — The Alan and Savina Hartwell Memorial Bandstand was silent last week, but on July 5, music will once again reign over Island Park on the Tilton/Northfield town line when the first of the ...More

Officials stress safety when handling fireworks

Donna Rhodes
REGION — With most town-sponsored fireworks displays cancelled this year due to social distancing concerns, police and fire officials in the region are sending out safety reminders in hopes that ...More

Tanger Outlets launches Virtual Shopper concierge service

TILTON — Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc., a leader in the outlet industry, has announced the launch of an innovation to the outlet shopping experience, a virtual shopping concierge service that ...More
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