Board welcomes new student representative

Elizabeth Cantrall
ALTON — The Prospect Mountain High School Board held a regular meeting on Oct. 7 during which board members welcomed this year’s student representative to the board, Meghan Hennessey. Hennessey ...More

The work of a writer

call imageCathy Allyn
ALTON — Local author DJ Geribo understands that creating a book entails more than just writing it. That’s why over the course of this week and last, Geribo, sometimes in tandem with husband ...More

Sebastian leads Timber Wolves to another win

call imageJoshua Spaulding
ALTON — The Prospect Mountain soccer boys had just one game last week, but they came away with a win to keep their undefeated record in tact. The Timber Wolves hosted Somersworth on Tuesday, Oct. ...More

Democrats seek to get out the vote on Election Day, Nov. 4

call imageEdith Tucker
SHELBURNE — Incumbent Democratic officeholders, including Gov. Maggie Hassan and Congresswoman Annie Kuster, and Party activists urged North Country Democrats to work to get out the vote on Election ...More

Applications now available for 33-unit Notre Dame Apartments

Edith Tucker
BERLIN — Work on the 33-unit Notre Dame Apartments, designed for affordable independent living for those 62 and over, are about 70 percent complete, and AHEAD is now working to get the word out ...More

Register now for Riverfire 5K Run/Walk

BERLIN — With registration for the RiverFire 5K in full swing, organizers are encouraging runners and walkers to register by Oct. 9 to be guaranteed a commemorative race T-shirt. Although participants ...More

County Delegation accepts Performance Audit

Larissa Mulkern
OSSIPEE — The Carroll County Legislative Delegation Executive Committee held a meeting on Oct. 6 where members approved by a vote of 10-1 a motion to accept the a county government-wide Performance ...More

Bridge and canal added to National Register of Historic Places

call imageLarissa Mulkern
WAKEFIELD — The Newichawannock Bridge and Canal between Wakefield and Acton, Maine has been added to the National Register of Historic Places, bringing the number of nationally registered historic ...More

County Commissioner candidates answer questions, Part 2

Thomas Beeler
OSSIPEE — On Nov. 4 voters will be asked to choose two Carroll County commissioners to represent them for the next two to four years. Last week we published the responses to nine questions from ...More

Omni Mount Washington Canopy Tour featured in N.Y. Times article

Edith Tucker
BRETTON WOODS — A two-column half-page photograph of a Canopy Tour guide working with ropes on a platform located high on a trunk in a stand of hemlocks on the zip-lining course in the Bretton Woods ...More

Town offices now on Main St., Station Sq. bldg. rented for one year

Edith Tucker
NORTHUMBERLAND — The selectmen met twice last week — on both Monday and Wednesday nights — to hash out how best to deal with the unwelcome news that the newly renovated town-owned building ...More

Moonbeam Café team heading to Food Network Festival in N.Y.C.

call imageEdith Tucker
LANCASTER — "The Moonbeam Café was invited to the Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival, I think because we were awarded ‘Best Hidden Gem 2013’ and ‘Best New Restaurant ...More

Offense erupts as Eagles thump Mascoma, 53-14

call imageJeff Lajoie
CANAAN — Video game numbers for everyone. Behind an incredible six touchdown passes from junior quarterback Carter Mercer, not much went wrong for the Gilford High School football team on Saturday. ...More

October means treats and scary fun in Gilford

call imageErin Plummer
From harvest treats to Halloween fun, the month of October will be full of seasonal fun across Gilford. A number of autumn and Halloween activities will be taking place across the community during this ...More

Theater tech crew starts up another year

call imageErin Plummer
As performers learn their lines and blocking for the upcoming fall musical, Gilford High School’s tech crew is now gathering to design and build the complicated sets for this coming production....More

Wakefield can now accept tax payments online

Thomas Beeler
WAKEFIELD — At their Oct. 8 meeting Wakefield selectmen gave their approval to implement online payment of tax bills by credit card. Until recently state law prohibited using credit card to pay ...More

How to vote by absentee ballot

Elissa Paquette
REGION — Voting, that hard won right essential to the working of a democracy, is an opportunity too important to miss. Any citizen unable to vote on Election Day, Nov. 4, may participate by absentee ...More

Tuftonboro residents presented with conceptual plan for new library

call imageElissa Paquette
TUFTONBORO — Tuftonboro residents turned out in good numbers last Thursday evening, Oct. 9, at Tuftonboro Central School to see what SMP Architects has on the drawing board for a new library....More

Bear net girls take care of Golden Tornadoes

call imageJoshua Spaulding
FRANKLIN — The Newfound volleyball team played spoiler during Franklin’s Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 11, as the Bears defeated the Golden Tornadoes 3-1 at Franklin Middle School. "We’ve ...More

Looking Sharp

call imageJoshua Spaulding
BRISTOL — It was far from the best effort coach Karri Peterson knows her girls can give, but goaltender Megan Sharp was on her game and the Newfound field hockey team came away with a 2-0 win over ...More

Bears celebrate Homecoming in style

call imageJoshua Spaulding
BRISTOL — In a span of just over a minute, the Homecoming fortunes of the Newfound boys’ soccer team completely turned around. Trailing 1-0 for most of the first half and the first 20 minutes ...More

Commission debates big picture

Darin Wipperman
LITTLETON—A discussion during last week’s River District Redevelopment Commission meeting brought forth some contrasting visions among members. Although the discussion was cordial, with common ...More

Zoning board wants more answers on Manns Hill tower

Darin Wipperman
LITTLETON—After an additional two-and-a-half hours of testimony and discussion last Tuesday evening, the zoning board continued the hearing on the proposed wireless communications tower on Manns ...More

Town preps for Seymour’s remote participation

Darin Wipperman
LITTLETON—At Monday’s meeting, the board of selectmen held additional discussion about the pending extended absence of Selectman Marghie Seymour. She will be spending most of the next six ...More

Price sets school mark in rout of PCA

call imageJeff Lajoie
MOULTONBOROUGH — With four goals in the first half, Moultonborough Academy senior forward Tristan Price made history last week. It was just the first step in what he hopes will be a season to remember ...More

Panthers fish their way to seventh place

call imageJeff Lajoie
REGION — It was another successful state championship for the Moultonborough Academy bass fishing team. The Panthers earned one of the coveted 11 spots in the championship after finishing ninth ...More

Lakers run past Newfound 39-20

call imageJoshua Spaulding
BRISTOL — The Inter-Lakes-Moultonborough football team capitalized on a few gambles by Newfound and spoiled Homecoming for the Bears with a 39-20 win on a warm Saturday afternoon in Bristol. The ...More

Shimberg lifts Bobcats past Grizzlies

call imageJoshua Spaulding
PLYMOUTH — Playing some of its best field hockey of the season, the Plymouth field hockey team came into last Tuesday’s game with Goffstown looking for a little revenge. Back in September, ...More

Bobcat football shocks Trinity in overtime

call imageMatt Perloff
PLYMOUTH — Plymouth Regional High School football has its first win of 2014, and no one in attendance is likely to forget how they got it. Down 15 with less than five minutes to go and facing fourth ...More

Bobcat girls run to second at Finale in the Valley

call imageJoshua Spaulding
WATERVILLE VALLEY — The Plymouth cross country girls used a strong team effort to run to second place in the second annual Finale in the Valley on Friday, Sept. 26, in Waterville Valley. The Bobcats ...More

Pearl, Bordeau top locals at state tourney

call imageJeff Lajoie
CENTER HARBOR — Quick greens and windy conditions made for a tricky scoring combination, as the Belmont High School and Winnisquam Regional High School golf teams took to Waukewan Golf Club for ...More

Contigiani nets hat trick in Homecoming win

call imageJeff Lajoie
BELMONT — Holding onto a tight lead for the majority of the afternoon, the floodgates finally opened for the Belmont High School girls' soccer team in the final 20 minutes on Saturday. The Red Raiders ...More

Aldridge nets game-winner for Unified Bears

call imageJeff Lajoie
GILFORD — Not much separated the Gilford High School and Winnisquam Regional High School unified soccer teams in the season opener last week. After a defensive battle played out for three quarters ...More
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