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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

Skatepark construction planned for next month

call imageJody Houle
BERLIN — After years of discussion to replace the former skatepark that was torn down in Community Field, it is finally coming to fruition and construction is set to begin next month....More

City approves grant for Berlin police to combat opioid use

Jody Houle
BERLIN — At a July 2 city council work session public meeting, the council approved appropriation of a grant that the Berlin Police Department applied for to help battle the opioid crisis within ...More

Tobin suggests democratic approach to education funding

Jody Houle
BERLIN — Attorney John Tobin, who is working with the city on coming up with solutions for school funding, is suggesting a democratic approach instead of a legal approach in dealing with school ...More

Heat wave re-ignites discussion about public access to local water bodies

Mellisa Seamans
OSSIPEE — As temperatures have heated up this summer, so has the conversation about public access to the town’s many water bodies. ...More

Local state rep continues to seek increased oversight on school district’s budget

Mellisa Seamans
OSSIPEE — The Ossipee selectmen want a Governor Wentworth Regional School District budget committee made up of representatives from each of the six towns in the district. They reached out to each ...More

Roy Eldridge named Ossipee’s Citizen of the Year

call imageMelissa Seamans
OSSIPEE — Roy Eldridge has been named 2018 Ossipee Citizen of the Year in honor of his decades of service to his hometown and its veterans. He was presented the award following the Independence ...More

Looking back at the Bretton Woods Conference

call imageJody Houle
BRETTON WOODS — This month marks the 74th Anniversary of the Bretton Woods Conference that took place at the Mt. Washington Hotel a year before the end of World War II in 1944. ...More

Town officials ponder future uses for Jefferson Elementary School

Tara Giles
JEFFERSON — At a recent special meeting in Jefferson, residents voted on whether or not to accept the Jefferson Elementary School as town property. More than 80 people voted in favor, and less ...More

Lancaster celebrates 254th anniversary

Tara Giles
LANCASTER — The town of Lancaster celebrated its 254th year of existence on July 5. In 254 years, the town, of course, has seen several changes, however there are some in town that long for the ...More

Town to examine traffic issues on Scenic Drive

Erin Plummer
The town will examine traffic calming measures that can be taken on Scenic Drive to protect cyclists and pedestrians following resident concerns and a mass of illegal parking on the road on the Fourth ...More

Gilford schools working on safety, technology improvements

Erin Plummer
The Gilford School District will be making updates in safety and technology for the coming school year, according to an update to the board of selectmen....More

Contestants vie for Miss Winnipesaukee, Sunapee titles

call imageErin Plummer
Crowns and sashes were presented and thousands in scholarship money was awarded during the 94th annual Miss Winnipesaukee competition. ...More

Selectmen hope to curb jumping from Whitten Neck Bridge with fines

Elissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — The Wolfeboro Board of Selectmen decided on July 11 to set a fine schedule to support an existing ordinance prohibiting jumping off the Whitten Neck Bridge. What might seem a harmless ...More

Tuftonboro selectmen hear report on seepage from old landfill

Elissa Paquette
TUFTONBORO — A report of discolored water seeping from the base of the closed landfill in Tuftonboro and into a bordering freshwater wetland late last fall drew the attention of Conservation Commission ...More

Despite the heat, 99th Independence Day Parade marches ahead

call imageThomas Beeler
WOLFEBORO — Despite being held on one of the hottest days so far this summer (up to 92 degrees by the time it ended), Wolfeboro’s Independence Day Parade stepped off promptly at 10 a.m. on ...More
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Navy SEALS ‘attack’ Newfound Lake during Swim With a Mission event

call imageLeigh Sharps
BRISTOL — Not too hot, not too cold was the weather at Saturday's special Navy Seals ‘Swim with a Mission’ event. But the water was — cold, that is. ...More

Forest industry believes biomass is key to survival

Thomas P. Caldwell
BRIDGEWATER — New Hampshire has some of the highest electric costs in the country, and Gov. Chris Sununu said any further increases would drive away businesses, but the hundreds of people employed ...More

Bristol celebrates family on the Fourth

call imageDonna Rhodes
BRISTOL — The Fourth of July Parade in Bristol celebrated families this year, and not only did families line the parade route; many participated in the fun and excitement of the day that was filled ...More

Music on the 'Noosuc spotlights local talent

call imageJustin Roshak
LITTLETON — Rain did not deter the second annual Music on the 'Noosuc, which for the second year running deftly relocated to the Littleton Opera House, where it drew in citizens from the early afternoon ...More

Permaculture project underway at Rek'-lis Brewery

call imageJustin Roshak
BETHLEHEM — A new local organization dedicated to pro-human, pro-environment comprehensive design kicked off its first project of the summer with a three day design blitz for Bethlehem's Rek'-lis ...More

Parking crunch spurs policy shift in Franconia Notch

call imageJustin Roshak
FRANCONIA—For some years now, hikers and sightseers in the Notch have parked along the side of Interstate 93, from which they can easily access the trails, lakes, and sights of Franconia Notch. ...More

Looking back at Meredith's bicentennial

Erin Plummer
MEREDITH — The year 1968 marked a big celebration for the town of Meredith. Over the course of the year, the pages of the Meredith News reported parades, balls, races, and so many more events celebrating ...More

Affordable housing renovation project seeking federal funds

Erin Plummer
MEREDITH — The town will apply for a federal grant on behalf of Lakes Region Community Developers, who plans to rehabilitate an affordable housing complex....More

Bicentennial time capsule offers a glimpse into Meredith’s past

call imageErin Plummer
MEREDITH — On the Fourth of July, 50 years of history sealed in a cement pillar was revealed with the opening of the town's bicentennial time capsule from 1968....More

Warren residents travel back to the heyday of Rock ‘n Roll at Old Home Day

call imageDonna Rhodes
WARREN — Celebrating 255 years as the Town of Warren, residents and visitors came out in force last weekend to celebrate Old Home Day with this year’s theme of "Old Time Rock ‘N Roll" ...More

Ashland’s 150th anniversary celebration kicks off this weekend

ASHLAND — The moment has arrived! Starting this weekend, Ashland’s Sesquicentennial Committee has a full slate of special events planned in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the town’s ...More

Common Man family welcomes a new addition in The Barn on The Pemi

call imageDonna Rhodes
PLYMOUTH — The Common Man Family of Restaurants is pleased to have welcomed their newest family member this spring, the Barn on the Pemi, which is situated behind The Italian Farmhouse on Route ...More

Belmont Library program puts local youngsters in touch with their inner drummer

call imageDonna Rhodes
BELMONT — Boys and girls attending Belmont Library’s weekly story time got a special treat last week, when Sherry Gardner and Janine ("JP") Page of Downtown Gym in Laconia arrived to do some ...More

A summer tradition continues with Hall Memorial Library’s Touch-A-Truck event

call imageDonna Rhodes
NORTHFIELD — For the fifth summer in a row, Hall Memorial Library delighted small children by hosting a Touch-A-Truck event last Friday afternoon, with the road in front of the library closed off ...More

Community’s support leaves Reneau family “beautifully overwhelmed”

call imageDonna Rhodes
SANBORNTON — "I am beautifully overwhelmed," said Tom Reneau last Saturday at a community-wide affair to benefit his 35-year-old wife Amanda, who is battling cancer....More
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