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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

Ribbon cutting marks completion of Route 16 project

call imageJody Houle
BERLIN — City officials, the county delegation, many community members and Executive Councilor Joseph Kenney joined Mayor Paul Grenier and staff of HEB Engineers and of Burgess BioPower on Friday, ...More

Beautifying Berlin one day (of caring) at a time

call imageJody Houle
BERLIN — Although the annual Day of Caring is being held this Friday, many groups have been dedicated to beautifying the town throughout the year. ...More

City Council shows support for extracurricular activities at BHS

call imageJody Houle
BERLIN — At last Monday's city council meeting, the council showed support to some Berlin High School students by helping to fund their goals. ...More

OEDC survey calls for closer-knit community

Mellisa Seamans
OSSIPEE — Ossipee Economic Development Committee member Misty Ryder told selectmen here May 14 about the new energetic and involved citizens working on a common vision to live in a community where ...More

Wakefield Pride Day is this Saturday

call imageThomas Beeler
WAKEFIELD — The 31st Annual Wakefield Pride Day will be held this Saturday, beginning at 7 a.m. in Sanbornville with a pancake breakfast at the Wakefield Public Safety Building, sponsored by the ...More

Morgan reports widespread support for eliminating transfer station fees

Mellisa Seamans
OSSIPEE — Selectman Richard Morgan’s idea to eliminate the fees charged at the town’s transfer station is gaining traction, and he has heard from many who are in favor of the idea....More

Bear feeding leads to tragic consequences in Lancaster

Tara Giles
LANCASTER — A fed bear is a dangerous bear. Recently in Lancaster, a bear that was allegedly being fed was wreaking havoc around town. According to reports, the bear met his untimely fate after ...More

Debate continues in Carroll over town-owned firing range

Justin Roshak
CARROLL — Discussion continued this week over a local town-owned property commonly used by citizens for firearms practice....More

Small Town Loud celebrates eight years in Lancaster

call imageTara Giles
LANCASTER — It was the eighth year Erik Becker's Small Town Loud show woke the streets of Lancaster. The show originally began as Rialtopalooza and took place at the Rialto Theatre of course. ...More

GES named New Hampshire’s Elementary School of the Year

call imageErin Plummer
Gilford Elementary School has been named the top elementary school in the state for 2018 by the Excellence in Education Awards Program (commonly known as the EDies)....More

Gunstock looking forward to summer season

Erin Plummer
Gunstock had a "subpar" winter season, but is looking forward to a potentially successful summer, according to the mountain's general manager....More

GES students plant their own trees

call imageErin Plummer
New maple trees are growing on the Gilford Elementary School grounds through the efforts of students and a local company. ...More

Kingswood senior rescues woman from sinking car at Town Docks

call imageThomas Beeler
WOLFEBORO — At about 4 p.m. last Monday, May 14, Reeve Curry was sitting on one of the benches at the Town Docks talking with Wyatt Benner when she heard a crash and saw a silver Subaru flatten ...More

Fay will see jail time

Elissa Paquette
OSSIPEE — It appears that the 75 Great Danes removed from squalid conditions at the home of dog breeder Christina Fay and placed in the care of the Humane Society of New Hampshire in June of 2017 ...More

Community mourns for young boy killed in tragic accident

Elissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — A fatal crash on Route 28, just south of the Ossipee/Wolfeboro town line on Wednesday, May 2, sent shock waves through the Wolfeboro community and beyond. ...More
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Need for extensive cleaning prompts temporary closure of Minot-Sleeper Library

call imageDonna Rhodes
BRISTOL — Many people were surprised to find the Minot-Sleeper Library closed last Friday afternoon with a note on the door that apologized for the sudden closure, but stated it was due to a need ...More

NRHS seniors take projects above and beyond

call imageDonna Rhodes
BRISTOL — Eight seniors from Newfound Regional High School’s Class of 2018 took their senior projects one step further last Thursday evening, when they were selected for Distinction Honors ...More

Students rise to the challenge at Community School Kids’ Expo

call imageDonna Rhodes
NEW HAMPTON — The Parent-Teacher Organization of New Hampton Community School presented students with a special challenge this year, asking them to create a project that incorporated components ...More

Hitchiner Manufacturing building sold, redevelopment envisioned

call imageJustin Roshak
LITTLETON—The vast, vacated manufacturing complex across the Ammonoosuc from Apthorp and Lakeway Elementary has been sold to area developer Bob Chapman. The starting gun has been fired on negotiations ...More

Littleton Co Op celebrates nine years as part of the community

call imageJustin Roshak
LITTLETON—The Food Co Op celebrated its ninth anniversary last Saturday, affording an opportunity to reflect on the origins, development, and prospects for the institution, which overlooks Littleton ...More

Escaped juvenile triggers downtown manhunt, secured campus

Justin Roshak
LITTLETON—A Tuesday mid-day escape by a juvenile in downtown Littleton sparked a large-scale search and school security bump for several hours. ...More

Mount Washington shakedown cruise marks official start of tourist season

call imageThomas Beeler
CENTER HARBOR — Last Thursday, the M/S Mount Washington held its first shakedown cruise in several years, taking an hour cruise out of The Weirs to The Broads and back, returning just in time to ...More

Town officials, Greater Meredith Program develop plans for Archie statue

Erin Plummer
MEREDITH — The Greater Meredith Program's Archie statue project is close to being finished, and plans are in place for the town to accept the statue at a future meeting....More

Awards recognize acts of kindness

call imageErin Plummer
MEREDITH — Children from preschool through high school were honored for their acts of kindness and community service during the first ever Spirit of Hope and Kindness Awards....More

Festival teaches students from throughout the state the importance of clean drinking water

call imageDonna Rhodes
PLYMOUTH — Fourth grade students from all across New Hampshire were invited to take part in the 26th Annual New Hampshire Drinking Water Festival and Fourth Grade State Water Science Fair, which ...More

NHEC union employees remain on strike

PLYMOUTH — Eighty-three of New Hampshire Electric Cooperative’s (NHEC) 200 employees remain on strike. The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local Union #1837 went on ...More

Fun and fundraising go hand in hand at Baker River Regatta

call imageDonna Rhodes
PLYMOUTH — Jamie Hannon’s suggestion to hold a boat regatta on the Baker River turned out to be a fun and environmentally friendly fundraising idea for Mountain Village Charter School last ...More

Belmont Middle School recognized by state for Excellence in Education

call imageDonna Rhodes
BELMONT — The 2017-18 school year has certainly been one to remember at Belmont Middle School. The celebrations began in September when BMS was one of only four schools in New Hampshire to be awarded ...More

Walk For Addiction draws support from throughout the region

call imageDonna Rhodes
TILTON — More than 50 people came out last Saturday morning for the fourth annual Walk for Addition, sponsored by the Tilton Police Department in conjunction with organizers Carolee Longley and ...More

Southwick School’s Karen Dow named Winnisquam District’s Teacher of the Year

call imageDonna Rhodes
NORTHFIELD — Boys and girls at Southwick School were thrilled last week to learn that Karen Dow, their reading specialist, was named the Winnisquam Regional School District’s Teacher of the ...More
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