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Bailey gives selectmen a number of updates

Elizabeth Cantrall
ALTON — The Oct. 20 meeting of the Alton Board of Selectmen was filled with input from Town Administrator E. Russell Bailey. Bailey, in his administrator’s report informed the board he was ...More

Couch settling in to new position at Barnstead El

Cathy Allyn
BARNSTEAD — If her first months as assistant principal at Barnstead Elementary School (BES) are any indication, Julie Couch has a successful and positive year ahead of her. "It’s humbling ...More

Prospect boys, Rogers advance to Meet of Champions

call imageJoshua Spaulding
MANCHESTER — The Prospect boys entered as the defending champions, while the Timber Wolf girls were looking to make a run into the Meet of Champions. At the Division III Cross Country State Meet ...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

No déjà vu here

call imageJoshua Spaulding
NORTH CONWAY — For the players on last year’s Kennett field hockey team, the feeling must have been pretty eerie. Last year, the Eagles finished at 11-3 and earned a first round bye in the ...More

State Senate candidates answer questions

Thomas Beeler
WOLFEBORO — On Nov. 4 voters will be offered a choice for who will represent them in N.H. Senate District 3: Republican incumbent Sen. Jeb Bradley, who is seeking re-election for a third term, or ...More

Effingham Library and Masons host open house

call imageLarissa Mulkern
EFFINGHAM — Visitors were treated to a lecture and rare viewing of antique murals and architecture during an annual open house held at the Effingham Town Hall last Saturday, Oct. 18. Constructed ...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

Party crashers

call imageJeff Lajoie
PELHAM — Guess who's back? One year removed from a historic run that took them to the Final Four, the Gilford High School field hockey team is heading back to Bill Ball Stadium. On the strength ...More

Sweet revenge

call imageJeff Lajoie
GILFORD — Needless to say, this one was circled on the calendar. One year after falling at home in the Division III North Conference championship game, the Gilford High School football team finally ...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

Pink for the win

call imageJoshua Spaulding
WOLFEBORO — If the idea was to set the tone early, the Kingswood football team succeeded in a big way. The Knights scored two touchdowns in the first six minutes of the game and went on to knock ...More

Wright Museum recognized in U.S. Senate proclamation

call imageThomas Beeler
WOLFEBORO — Last Wednesday, Oct. 15, representatives of Sens. Kelly Ayotte and Jeanne Shaheen presented a signed proclamation honoring the Wright Museum to Executive Director Michael Culver, President ...More

Wolfeboro receives $7.5 million settlement check

Thomas Beeler
WOLFEBORO — Selectmen Chair Linda Murray began the board’s Oct. 15 meeting with the announcement that the town had received a check for $7.5 million, the full amount of the settlement made ...More
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Bears bounced in playoff opener

call imageJoshua Spaulding
BRISTOL — There is no question this was not how the Newfound field hockey team drew things up. The Bears, who knocked off Gilford by 2-0 scores twice in the regular season, met up with the Golden ...More

Field hockey Bears finish strong

call imageJoshua Spaulding
BRISTOL — The Newfound seniors were honored before the final home field hockey game of the regular season last week. But the Bears have earned themselves the chance to play at home again, as they ...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

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

Out in front

call imageJeff Lajoie
MANCHESTER — Just one year removed from a runner-up finish, Cam Daly wouldn't be denied on Saturday. The Inter-Lakes High School junior made no doubt about it this time, as he crushed the field ...More

XC championship set for Saturday

call imageJeff Lajoie
MANCHESTER — It's been building towards this. The high school cross country season will reach its apex on Saturday, as the locals will take their talents to Derryfield Park for the annual NHIAA ...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

Healey’s OT tally sends Bobcats to quarters

call imageJoshua Spaulding
MANCHESTER — Overtime was not a friend of the Plymouth field hockey team during the regular season. The team played four overtime games and came out on the short end of each of them, including the ...More

Bobcats weather storm to hold off Kearsarge

call imageMatt Perloff
PLYMOUTH — Bad weather may have delayed Plymouth Regional High School football action last weekend, but the outcome justified the wait for the hosts. The Bobcats waited out an hour-long rain delay ...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

Defending champs come back to edge Bears, 3-2

call imageJeff Lajoie
BERLIN — On the road against the defending state champions, the Winnisquam Regional High School field hockey team gave second-seeded Berlin High School everything it could handle on Sunday. The ...More

Gridiron Bears earn much-needed win

call imageJeff Lajoie
EPPING — After a pair of tough losses in a row, all eyes were on the Winnisquam Regional High School football team's road trip to the Seacoast on Saturday. Behind three rushing touchdowns from junior ...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
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