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Season finale statement

call imageJoshua Spaulding
ALTON — Back at the end of September, the Prospect Mountain soccer boys had a battle with the top team in Division III, the Derryfield Cougars. That meeting didn’t go exactly as coach Cory ...More

Conservation priorities and policy reviews top docket for selectmen

Mark Foynes
NEW DURHAM — At their Oct. 10 meeting, New Durham selectmen helped gather input for a local conservation group, tended to some routine matters and discussed the role of a new committee that intends ...More

Carter, Burke pace Timber Wolves over Belmont

call imageJoshua Spaulding
ALTON — When the Prospect Mountain and Belmont girls’ soccer teams met in mid-September, the Red Raiders rolled over the Timber Wolves by an 8-1 score. Fast forward to Friday, Oct. 14, when ...More

Mountaineer girls edge Spartans in season finale

call imageJody Houle
BERLIN — In the last Mountaineer regular season game, the Berlin girls’ soccer team made the final score 1-0 in the last four minutes of play in the game. Berlin, in seventh place, finished ...More

Mounties dominate White Mountains Regional

call imageJody Houle
BERLIN — In a home game on Wednesday, the varsity field hockey Mountaineers dominated the White Mountains Regional Spartans in a 5-1 victory. In their last regular season game, the Mounties shined ...More

RiverFire will light up the night this weekend

call imageJody Houle
BERLIN — The 13th annual New Hampshire Grand signature event, RiverFire, will illuminate the night again on Oct. 15. ...More

No déjà vu for Eagles in Windham

call imageJoshua Spaulding
NORTH CONWAY — The Kennett field hockey team had shown a flair for the dramatic in the recent weeks. With an overtime win against previously unbeaten Derryfield in the regular season finale and ...More

Rare heated exchange at Wakefield selectmen’s meeting

call imageThomas Beeler
WAKEFIELD — Selectmen’s meetings in Wakefield are normally relaxed, cordial and respectfully businesslike. Such was not the case during part of the board’s Oct. 12 meeting. Ironically ...More

Ossipee's expanded highway garage ready for an open house

Mellisa Seamans
OSSIPEE — Contractors and public works employees have been hard at work through the year putting the finishing touches on the expansion of the town’s highway garage. It is now time for the ...More

Strong finish lifts Eagles past Yellow Jackets

call imageTara Giles
GROVETON — The Groveton boys' soccer team played the last regular game of the season against the Yellow Jackets from Pittsburg/Canaan. The Eagles won easily 5-0, thanks in large part to a strong ...More

Groveton soccer boys lose tough battle against Engineers

call imageTara Giles
GROVETON — A tough battle was fought on Oct. 13 by the Groveton Eagles and the Engineers from Woodsville. During the first half it was anyone's game with the Eagles taking the early lead. Woodsville ...More

New Editor takes the helm at the Democrat

call imageLANCASTER — The Coös County Democrat is thrilled to announce that longtime North Country resident Tara Giles has been promoted to the position of Editor, effective with the publication of this week's ...More

Salanitro's hat trick sends Eagles back to Final Four

call imageJeff Lajoie
GILFORD — For the fourth year in a row, the Gilford High School field hockey team played its way to Exeter. The second-seeded Golden Eagles cashed in on nearly every prime scoring opportunity, staking ...More

Eagles dominate second half but can't convert in loss to Berlin

call imageJeff Lajoie
GILFORD — The pace of play and possession game continue to improve for the Gilford High School girls' soccer team. But just a few days after the team's biggest win over Newport, the Golden Eagles ...More

Workman, Eagles take fourth at state golf championship

call imageJeff Lajoie
CENTER HARBOR — It was a bit of an adjustment for Grant Workman this fall. After a couple years on a veteran club with several comparable scorers, the Gilford High School senior stepped into the ...More

Knights dominate Pride in playoff opener

call imageJoshua Spaulding
WOLFEBORO — For the second year in a row, the Kingswood field hockey team got to host a first-round playoff game. And for the second year in a row, the Knights gave the home fans something to cheer ...More

Wolfeboro Public Library holds Open House

call imageElissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — The path to a 21st century library is in the design phase and the library trustees were ready to share the latest plans with the public this past Saturday. ...More

Tuftonboro's tax rate set at $10.43, up 4 cents from 2015

Elissa Paquette
TUFTONBORO — Tuftonboro's tax rate for 2016, based on town, county, local and state education rates combined, is set at $10.43, four cents over the 2015 tax rate, Chairman Carolyn Sundquist announced ...More

Newfound in primetime

call imageJoshua Spaulding
NEW HAMPTON — The Newfound field hockey girls didn’t get to play their hard-earned home playoff games on their normal home field. Because the field is in rough shape, the decision was made ...More

Bears get second win in a row

call imageJoshua Spaulding
BRISTOL — Back in weeks two and three of the 2013 season, the Newfound football team picked up back-to-back wins over Epping and Franklin. However, in the more than two season since, the Bears had ...More

Bears shake Mountaineer monkey away

call imageJoshua Spaulding
BRISTOL — Back in 2012, the Newfound field hockey team ended the regular season with a huge 3-2 overtime win against Berlin, a win that sent them into the playoffs on a high and the Bears advanced ...More

Littleton caps off undefeated season with win over Lisbon

call imageCorey McKean
LISBON — In their final game of the regular season, the Lisbon Panthers hosted the top ranked Littleton Crusaders on Wednesday, Oct. 19, and what a match it was. Littleton, who has yet to record ...More

Crusader boys come from behind to beat Woodsville

call imageCorey McKean
LITTLETON — With just three games remaining on the regular season schedule, two of the top teams in Division IV went head to head on Tuesday, Oct. 11, as the Littleton Crusaders hosted the Woodsville ...More

Kubkowski hat trick earns Littleton 4-1 victory over Gorham

call imageCorey McKean
LITTLETON — It was a back and forth first half on Friday, Oct. 7, as the Littleton Crusaders hosted the Gorham Huskies Gorham played solid soccer against top-ranked Littleton for the first 10 minutes ...More

XC Panthers sweep GSC titles

call imageJeff Lajoie
PITTSBURG — In the final tune-up before the state championship, the Moultonborough Academy cross country teams performed quite well up north on Friday. Both Panther teams captured titles, while ...More

Otis joins 500-dig club as Lakers roll past PM

call imageJeff Lajoie
MEREDITH — For the first two years of her high school career, Inter-Lakes senior Rebecca Otis had one main objective: set the ball. But entering her junior year, the team's starting setter was asked ...More

Panthers snag second straight D-IV runner-up finish

call imageJeff Lajoie
CENTER HARBOR — It was another dominating performance in the state tournament for the Newport High School golf team. The Tigers won their third consecutive NHIAA Division IV state championship, ...More

Bobcat girls finish second at Kingswood

call imageJoshua Spaulding
WOLFEBORO — The Plymouth cross country girls ran to second place overall at the Kingswood Invitational. The boys finished in third place overall, with Kennett dominating the field for the win in ...More

High five

call imageJoshua Spaulding
WOLFEBORO — The Jordan Meier show went under the lights on Tuesday, Oct. 11. Just four days after scoring a hat trick in North Conway against Kennett, the Plymouth senior scored five goals in another ...More

Meier’s hat trick lifts Bobcats to win

call imageJoshua Spaulding
NORTH CONWAY — The Plymouth soccer girls were aware that the Kennett girls were coming off an eight-goal explosion just a few days earlier. But that didn’t seem to bother Jordan Meier and ...More

LaFlam reaches 1,000 assists as Raiders sweep Franklin in finale

call imageJeff Lajoie
BELMONT — For three years, Belmont High School's Emily LaFlam has set the tone. In the regular season finale on Friday night, the senior setter etched her name into the record books. LaFlam's pass ...More

Belmont soccer teams peaking at right time

call imageJeff Lajoie
ALTON — For the first time in nearly a full month, the Belmont High School girls' soccer team suffered a defeat on Friday. The red-hot Red Raiders saw their unbeaten streak snapped after a 4-0-2 ...More

Antonucci, Hunt pace locals at D-III championship

call imageJeff Lajoie
CENTER HARBOR — For four years, Nicole Antonucci and Trevor Hunt called each other golfing buddies. It was only appropriate that the Belmont High School duo closed out their careers as the team's ...More
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