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Budget talk keeps selectmen busy

Mark Foynes
NEW DURHAM — Interim Town Administrator Carter Terenzini helped direct a civil and in-depth discussion at the Sept. 28 New Durham Board of Selectmen work session, which nonetheless revealed some ...More

Timber Wolves sweep home meet

call imageJoshua Spaulding
ALTON — The Prospect Mountain cross country teams took care of business on their home course on Saturday, wrapping up Spirit Week with overall wins on the afternoon. The Timber Wolf boys ran to ...More

Smooth start for Prospect Mountain

Joshua Spaulding
ALTON — With a veteran faculty, staff and administration in place, it was another solid opening of the school year for Prospect Mountain High School, according to Principal J Fitzpatrick. "So far, ...More

Bob Chapman donates specialty materials to WMCC welding program

call imageEdith Tucker
BERLIN — A new portion of the welding lab has opened up at White Mountains Community College (WMCC), and, thanks to a generous donation of materials by Bob Chapman of Chapman Scrap Metal Recycling, ...More

512-bed Unit B remains vacant at federal prison

Edith Tucker
BERLIN — The 512-bed Unit B at the Federal Corrections Institute (FCI-Berlin) on the East side remains vacant, according to Michel Lejeune, Executive Assistant to the Satellite Operations Administrator. ...More

Berlin, Gorham race at Homecoming

call imageTara Giles
BERLIN — The Berlin cross country team was two runners short for Thursday’s race in Moultonborough, however the team fared well. First in for the Mountaineers was Tristen Poirer, who took ...More

Strong first half lifts Eagles over Knights

call imageJoshua Spaulding
NORTH CONWAY — The Kennett and Kingswood girls’ soccer teams took to the field in North Conway on Monday, Sept. 28, with the host Eagles getting the best of the visiting Knights by a 3-0 score, ...More

Wakefield receives clean audit for 2014

call imageThomas Beeler
WAKEFIELD — Tammy Webb, lead auditor from Vachon Clukay & Company, had lots of good news for Wakefield selectmen when she reviewed the 2014 audit with them at their Sept. 23 meeting. "It was another ...More

Dorrs Corner Road property owner told to remove trailer from site

Carol Holyoake
OSSIPEE — The public session at last Monday’s selectmen’s meeting in Ossipee was devoted to discussion on the property at 9 Dorrs Corner Rd., reported in this newspaper two weeks ago. ...More

Public hearing set on Oct. 21 for amended U.P. Zoning Ordinances

call imageEdith Tucker
LANCASTER — Chairman of the Coös County Planning Board for the Unincorporated Places John Scarinza reminded everyone at the Tuesday, Sept. 29, meeting that board members reached the conclusion at ...More

Selectmen agree to seek government grants to revive mill site

call imageEdith Tucker
NORTHUMBERLAND — The Northumberland select board posted a meeting at mid-morning on Thursday, announcing that the trio would meet the following day, Oct. 2, at high noon for a single agenda item: ...More

Spartans soccer girls win rematch against Mohawks

call imageTara Giles
COLEBROOK — The White Mountains girls’ soccer team settled a score against Colebrook on Sept. 29, winning the game 6-1, bumping their standings to nine wins and two losses. The first Spartan ...More

‘Growing a Healthy Community’ discussion session this Thursday

Erin Plummer
Members of the community are encouraged to take part in a collective discussion about substance abuse, community resources, and healthy alternatives during a special session on Thursday night. ...More

Gilmanton School named national Blue Ribbon School

call imageErin Plummer
GILMANTON ⎯ After years of improvements and dedicated efforts by the school community, the Gilmanton School has been named a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by the US Department of Education. ...More

Female vets bond in Camp Resilience

call imageErin Plummer
Female veterans had the chance to bond and learn some important life and coping skills during a special retreat last week. ...More

Skelley’s strike leads Knights past Pride

call imageJoshua Spaulding
PENACOOK — The Kingswood field hockey team was in major need of a win heading into action at Merrimack Valley on Friday, Oct. 2. And thanks to an Emily Skelley goal and a hustling Rebecca Coache ...More

Woodbine Senior Living site plan review moved to Oct. 2

Thomas Beeler
WOLFEBORO — The public hearing on the site plan for Woodbine Senior Living's proposed 56-bed Alzheimer's facility, originally scheduled for next Tuesday, Oct. 6, has been rescheduled to Tuesday, ...More

School district's Special Education program given high marks

Elissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — The New Hampshire Department of Education recently gave the Governor Wentworth Regional School District's Special Education program a thumbs up on meeting the requirements and purposes ...More

Past and present race directors re-unite to kick off NH Marathon

call imageDonna Rhodes
BRISTOL — It was a legendary start to the 23rd New Hampshire Marathon in Bristol last weekend when former race directors Fred Maclean, Everett Begor, and current director Dan Maclean gathered together ...More

Friends of Newfound Football continue their work beyond the season

call imageDonna Rhodes
BRISTOL — Even though the 2015 football season is more than halfway over, the work for Friends of Newfound Football is never ending as they strive to benefit not only the sports program itself, ...More

Battle royale

call imageJoshua Spaulding
BRISTOL — The Newfound football team took a liking to the Morrison Field temporary lighting on Saturday night. In the first night home game in school history, the Bears put up a battle against a ...More

LHS grad brings Nicaraguan dancers to Littleton

call imageTheo Augstein
LITTLETON—The Daughters of Corn hit the stage with a bang at Littleton High School on Friday, Sept. 25. ...More

Hobo’s Harvest Time Express goes well beyond train ride

call imageDarin Wipperman
LINCOLN—The Hobo Railroad’s Harvest Time Express trains will be running through Oct. 18. Before or after a train ride, visitors can spend time onsite through several activities, including ...More

Late goal lifts Engineers over Lin-Wood

call imageCorey McKean
WOODSVILLE — It was the Lady Engineers who did most of the attacking on Monday afternoon, Sept. 28, but the Lin-Wood Lady Lumberjack defense has been stellar all season and that day was no different, ...More

Local principal, daughter complete the 48 4,000-footers together

call imageErin Plummer
MEREDITH ⎯ After five years, many miles of trails, many new and old companions, and a lot of bonding, a father-daughter hiking duo completed the state’s 48 4,000-foot mountains together. ...More

New jewelry store open for business in Meredith

call imageErin Plummer
MEREDITH ⎯ A new resource for jewelry sales, repairs, and appraisals is now open downtown with Estes Collectible Investments providing expert guidance on precious treasures. ...More

Driver makes surprise visit for winning ILMT teacher

call imageErin Plummer
MEREDITH ⎯ An essay about helping a student has won a teacher at Inter-Lakes Middle Tier some big prizes a surprise visit from a race car driver. ...More

Construction underway on new Fairfield Inn & Suites in Plymouth

call imageDonna Rhodes
PLYMOUTH — Several community representatives joined Richard LaFrance, president and CEO of LaFrance Hospitality, last Thursday morning, when his company held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new ...More

Hundreds raise their glasses in support of Skatepark at first ever White Mountain Brewfest

call imageDonna Rhodes
PLYMOUTH — Sunny skies, live country music and plenty of samples of quality New England beers and ales all combined for a great day at the newly refurbished Tenney Mountain Ski Area last weekend ...More

Bobcat girls and boys run to fourth at Kennett

call imageJoshua Spaulding
CONWAY — The Plymouth cross country boys and girls both finished fourth overall in the Kennett Invitational on Thursday, Oct. 1, in North Conway. On likely the flattest course they will run on this ...More

Local churches proud to be a part of regional CROP Walk

call imageDonna Rhodes
FRANKLIN — A large group of high spirited and caring individuals from the Winnisquam Region gathered in O’Dell Park in Franklin last Sunday afternoon to raise money for both local and worldwide ...More

Sanbornton's new town administrator settles in

call imageDonna Rhodes
SANBORNTON — So far, so good, reported Charles ("Charlie") Smith, Sanbornton’s new Town Administrator, who is finishing up his first two months on the job and enjoying every minute of his ...More

Community mourns the passing of Sanbornton's Okie Howe

call imageDonna Rhodes
SANBORNTON — She was born Daisy Elizabeth Carleton, but her many friends, the Town of Sanbornton and the community of the New Hampshire Veterans’ Home knew her as "Okie" Howe, and when the ...More
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