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Winter sports athletes honored at Prospect Mountain

call imageJoshua Spaulding
ALTON — Another season wrapped up at Prospect Mountain on Friday, March 16, as the school celebrated the winter sports season at the sports awards ceremony. Athletics Director Corey Roux welcomed ...More

Timber Wolf JV girls win season-ending tourney

call imageJoshua Spaulding
ALTON — The Prospect Mountain JV girls’ basketball team had a strong finish to the season, winning the blue division at the season-ending JV tournament in Franklin. The Timber Wolves played ...More

Worth the wait

call imageJoshua Spaulding
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Sometimes, it pays off to wait. Just ask Indiana Jones. The Prospect Mountain graduate, who helped lead the Timber Wolves to the 2014 girls’ alpine Division III ...More

Community rallies to support local couple’s efforts to save injured dog

call imageSteve Bissonnette
BERLIN — Last Friday, Danielle Desilets of Berlin returned home from work and noticed dog prints around her home. Worried that a dog might be after her cats, she followed the tracks and came upon ...More

Recreation Department prepares for 38th Annual Easter Eggstravaganza

Steve Bissonnette
BERLIN — Berlin’s Recreation Department is one of the smaller items on the upcoming city budget, but its value to the community is immeasurable. ...More

State funding cuts force closure of Brown School

call imageJody Houle
BERLIN — Emotions were high at a public meeting held last week when the Berlin School Board voted to close Brown School, the city’s last standing elementary school, due to a financial crisis ...More

Investigation continues into murder of Madison woman

Melissa Seamans
MADISON — A juvenile has been arrested and charged with second degree murder in the death of 42-year-old Melissa (Moulton) Hatch....More

Highway improvements underway throughout Ossipee

Melissa Seamans
OSSIPEE — Travelers through Ossipee will find it abuzz with highway improvements over the next two years. ...More

New roundabout at Routes 28 & 171 on track for completion by year’s end

Melissa Seamans
OSSIPEE — Continuing on with the accelerated plan, the traffic roundabout at the Route 28 and Route 171 intersection is scheduled to be open for traffic by the end of the year....More

Warrant article seeks to raise $300,000 for updated playground

Tara Giles
LANCASTER — The Board of Selectmen in Lancaster recently approved the Warrant articles residents will vote on at Town Meeting on March 12....More

Local photographers join forces for new business venture

call imageTara Giles
LANCASTER — Two local photographers have teamed up to provide the community far and wide a wedding photography service under the Northern Lights Studio name. ...More

The Balsams amendment to SB30 explained

Tara Giles
DIXVILLE NOTCH — New legislation was recently introduced to amend SB 30 in regards to financing the redevelopment of the Balsams Hotel located in Dixville Notch. ...More

GYC hosts Sweetheart Gala

call imageErin Plummer
Families dressed up for a fancy night on the town this past weekend at the Gilford Youth Center’s third annual Sweetheart Gala....More

Keno question to appear on Gilford ballot

Erin Plummer
Voters will decide next month on a petitioned warrant article asking for Keno to be allowed in town....More

New “Doorway” opens for people seeking substance use treatment

call imageErin Plummer
LACONIA — People seeking help for substance abuse have many different ways to access treatment through a state program called The Doorway, accessed locally through Lakes Region General Hospital ...More

LRTC and KRHS Career Fair highly attended

call imageElissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — The 36th annual Career Fair, hosted by the Lakes Region Technology Center and Kingswood Regional High School on Feb. 12 was a success by any measure. ...More

KRHS completes self-evaluation study for accreditation

call image WOLFEBORO — Kingswood Regional High School (KRHS) has wrapped up its self study process with a report for the New England Association of Schools and Colleges in preparation for a three day ...More

Gift of new bench to Libby Museum leads off a busy agenda for Wolfeboro selectmen

Elissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO —The Wolfeboro Board of Selectmen covered a lot of ground at their Jan. 16 meeting, from approving the Moose Mountain Regional Greenways snowshoe race at the Abenaki Ski Area on Saturday, ...More
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Snowmobile enthusiasts take to the trail in support of Hebron Fire Department

call imageDonna Rhodes
HEBRON — The Hebron Fire Department hosted their third annual snowmobile Poker Run last Saturday as part of their fundraising campaign to purchase a NASCO Crisis Manikin that will be used to train ...More

Newfound Business Manager answers budget questions

Thomas P. Caldwell
BRISTOL — Groton Selectman John Rescigno went before the Newfound Area School Board on Feb. 11 to get answers to what he saw as budget discrepancies, but which School Administrative Unit 4 Business ...More

Bristol’s anniversary celebration kicks off with “Winter in the Woods” gathering

call imageDonna Rhodes
BRISTOL — The Year 2019 is an exciting time in the Town of Bristol, as it celebrates 200 years since its founding in 1819, and as a prelude to the special events that will happen throughout the ...More

Fire at Rocks Estate destroys buildings, plans

call imageJustin Roshak
BETHLEHEM—The evening of Wednesday, Feb. 13 saw devastation to property, though no loss of life, during a fire at the Rocks Estate. ...More

Backpacker's Café open under new management

call imageJustin Roshak
FRANCONIA—The Backpacker's Cafe at was open for business again Thursday, Feb. 14. The re-opening brought a final end to the long, caffeine-free nightmare on the left side of Main Street. ...More

Sununu lends an ear to community’s needs during visit to Littleton

call imageJustin Roshak
LITTLETON—Gov. Chris Sununu toured through town last Wednesday, including visits to Bethlehem's Friendship House and Lakeway Elementary School. ...More

Fifth annual SkateFest brings out crowds

call imageErin Plummer
CENTER HARBOR — A big winter beach party brought out a big crowd for skating, demonstrations, food, and more winter fun during the fifth annual SkateFest....More

Elementary language program included in Inter-Lakes budget

Erin Plummer
MEREDITH — The Inter-Lakes School Board added money back into the proposed budget for a language and multicultural program in some form for elementary school students after a number of residents ...More

Great Meredith Fishing Derby turns 40 this year

call imageErin Plummer
MEREDITH — The Great Meredith Rotary Fishing Derby will be celebrating its 40th anniversary this year and there will be a lot of cash prizes, fishing fun, and even a coming surprise at this year's ...More

Winterfest celebration showcases the best that wintertime on Squam has to offer

call imageDonna Rhodes
HOLDERNESS — Sunny skies and fresh winter air drew large crowds to the Squam Lakes Association’s headquarters in Holderness last Saturday afternoon for their 22nd Annual Winterfest Celebration, ...More

Fire suppression efforts temporarily displace residents of Plymouth Terrace

Donna Rhodes
PLYMOUTH — On Saturday, Feb. 16, firefighters were called to 36 Adrian’s Way in Plymouth for an alarm activation at Plymouth Terrace, a 30-unit residential apartment building....More

Keep The Heat On organizers hope to meet increased need this year

call imageDonna Rhodes
PLYMOUTH — The theme of this year’s Keep the Heat On fundraising dinner and auction was "Under the Sea" and the overflow crowd that attended last Wednesday evening’s event was over the ...More

Sanbornton residents get first look at municipal building designs

Donna Rhodes
SANBORNTON — An overflow crowd forced a public hearing concerning the design and concepts for the construction of both new and reconstructed municipal buildings in the Town of Sanbornton to be moved ...More

Land purchase for police station leads off Tilton warrant

Donna Rhodes
TILTON — Selectmen in Tilton signed the 2019 Town Warrant last Friday, and voters will be asked to vote on the items and financial requests it contains next month....More

TNFD officials detail proposal for new facility

Donna Rhodes
TILTON — For several years, the Tilton-Northfield Fire District has been grappling with the dilemma of what to do about the condition of the Center Street Station in Tilton, a lack of necessary ...More
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