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Timber Wolves cruise past ‘Toppers

call imageJoshua Spaulding
ALTON — The Prospect Mountain volleyball team took care of business against Somersworth on Wednesday, Oct. 14, picking up the 3-0 win over the ‘Toppers, the second win against the squad in ...More

Hanging up the clippers

call imageJoshua Spaulding
ALTON — With masks on, a group of men gathered in the Alton Barber Shop on a recent Friday afternoon, swapping stories, many of which aren’t suitable for publication....More

New Durham hopes to give youngsters a Halloween to remember

call imageCathy Allyn
NEW DURHAM — Town departments and committees are partnering to bring community youngsters a Halloween they will never forget....More

Transit X seeks pod construction in Berlin

Tara Giles
BERLIN- On Oct. 12, the Berlin City Council held a work session where a project brought forth by Transit X was discussed. ...More

Weeks Medical Center, AVH partner for birthing and delivery services

REGION — Weeks Medical Center and Androscoggin Valley Hospital have established a new delivery services partnership for obstetrics and gynecology (OB-GYN) patients in the North Country. ...More

Berlin girls look to get on winning track in final week

call imageDan Mackin
BERLIN — The Berlin Mountaineers girls’ soccer team played twice last week, losing to the Yellow Jackets of Pittsburg-Canaan by a score of 2-1 on Monday, before dropping a heartbreaker on ...More

End 68 Hours of Hunger needs your help to secure a new site

WOLFEBORO — The local Chapter of End 68 Hours of Hunger provides food for children at risk of food insecurity by providing 180 youngsters with bags of food each week; increasing from 18 students ...More

SiroTac aiming to meet demands of local customers

call imageOSSIPEE — On a dreary Friday morning, a customer walked into SiroTac LLC looking for some ammunition. ...More

Explore the White Mountains with your camera and win prizes!

NORTH CONWAY — The six chambers and associations of the White Mountains region have collaborated to create the White Mountains 100-Mile Challenge, an exhilarating new way to explore the White Mountains, ...More

Hassan discusses broadband funding extensions

Angel Larcom
REGION — Late last week, Sen. Maggie Hassan hosted a virtual roundtable with town officials and internet providers from across the state. ...More

Easy steps for first time voters

Tara Giles
REGION — With voting day just 13 days away, Nov. 3, many first time voters, including young people have questions on how the process works and what they need to do. You must be over 18 to vote. ...More

Whitefield Library and Lions team up to innovate Halloween

WHITEFIELD — The Whitefield Public Library and the Whitefield Lions Club are teaming up to offer a safer, socially distanced Halloween experience for the children of Whitefield and our surrounding ...More

Gilford-Belmont puts end to Winnisquam’s winning streak

call imageJoshua Spaulding
TILTON — The wind was blowing, the field was a mess from a day’s worth of rain and both sides were missing players due to injuries, but the Winnisquam and Gilford-Belmont football teams nonetheless ...More

Town will revisit policy on commercial use of Glendale

Erin Plummer
The town will take another look at a policy restricting commercial use of the Glendale launch after a local business owner said the policy seemed discriminatory. ...More

Tractor Supply to open new store in Gilford

Tractor Supply Company is excited to bring a new store to serve and meet the needs of the Gilford community. ...More

Brewster’s Curvey Scholar Program continues to thrive

call imageWOLFEBORO — On Oct. 15, Brewster Academy held its annual Curvey Scholar reception, named for longtime supporter, school Trustee, and Lakes Region summer resident James Curvey. ...More

Towns to begin processing absentee ballots

Elissa Paquette
REGION — A change in election law this year, in consideration of a higher than normal number of absentee ballots due to the Covid-19 pandemic, allows towns to schedule a time for partial pre-processing ...More

Meserve, Kelly pace Kingswood past Gilford

call imageJoshua Spaulding
WOLFEBORO — After having a game cancelled earlier in the week, the Gilford and Kingswood field hockey teams were able to square off in Wolfeboro on Thursday, Oct. 15....More

Bear boys and girls run to victory on home course

call imageJoshua Spaulding
BRISTOL — The Newfound cross country team hosted its lone race of the season last Wednesday and claimed victory on their home course, as both the Bear boys and girls came out on top....More

Planned enhancements at Slim Baker Area benefit local youth, community

BRISTOL — With the recent release of the book "Bus and Wink: Adventures of Youth, Stories Told Around the Campfire," generations to come will benefit from the funds generated by the sale of the ...More

Bears wrap up undefeated regular season

Joshua Spaulding
BRSTOL — What was supposed to be a busy final week of the regular season for the Newfound field hockey team, turned into a week with just one game....More

Kuster tours Littleton, speaks about voting

call imageAngel Larcom
LITTLETON — Congresswoman Annie McLane Kuster stopped briefly in Littleton last Thursday to visit local businesses and speak about the importance of voting in November...More

Historic marker request submitted for Maura Murray

call imageAngel Larcom
HAVERHILL — New Hampshire State Representative Debra DeSimone of Atkinson traveled north last Friday to visit the site of Maura Murray's disappearance on Route 112 in Haverhill. ...More

Gathering of the Jack O’Lanterns canceled

Angel Larcom
LITTLETON — Town officials, business owners and event organizers became wary last week as Grafton County experienced a significant spike in COVID-positive cases. ...More

Inter-Lakes schools go remote in response to COVID case

Erin Plummer
MEREDITH — A student's COVID-19 diagnosis resulted in the Inter-Lakes School District switching to remote learning for two days though schools reopened soon after for in-person learning. ...More

Meredith board joins search for education funding lobbyist

Erin Plummer
MEREDITH — The town will join a number of other communities in the state in exploring the option of getting a lobbyist to help with legislative concerns about school funding. ...More

Meredith looking at renewal options for ambulance service

Erin Plummer
MEREDITH — The town is looking to extend their contract with Stewart's Ambulance for one year before talking with the three-town intermunicipal group about contract renewal options, including the ...More

Man killed in officer-involved Thornton shooting

THORNTON — The New Hampshire Attorney General’s office is investigating an officer-involved shooting in Thornton that resulted in a man’s death....More

Ashland selectmen approve paving at town garage

David Ruell
ASHLAND — At their Oct. 19 meeting, the Ashland selectmen approved the paving of a driveway and rear parking area at the Town Garage and the hiring of a finance assistant. ...More

Bobcats pull away, knock off Bears

call imageJoshua Spaulding
TILTON — As a newcomer to Division II, the Winnisquam volleyball team is still getting to know the other Division II squads....More

Gilford-Belmont puts end to Winnisquam’s winning streak

call imageJoshua Spaulding
TILTON — The wind was blowing, the field was a mess from a day’s worth of rain and both sides were missing players due to injuries, but the Winnisquam and Gilford-Belmont football teams nonetheless ...More

Sanbornton Building Committee creates Facebook page

SANBORNTON — Continuing their increase in communication to Town residents regarding the proposal for updated police station and Town offices, the Sanbornton Building Construction Committee (BCC) ...More

Peabody Home to build new senior living facility

FRANKLIN — The Peabody Home in downtown Franklin is building on its long and rich history of serving seniors through a significant expansion of facilities and services. ...More
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