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Prospect graduate presents research on Civil War soldiers

Cathy Allyn
ALTON — Being touched by history is a magical thing. It’s a moment of realization that something went on before you that shaped the world you live in today, and for the first time you understand ...More

Alton hangs on for win over White River

call imageJoshua Spaulding
ALTON — It took some last inning maneuvering, but the Alton Post 72 Junior Legion baseball team held on for a win in the opener of a doubleheader with White River Junction on Saturday afternoon ...More

Selectmen discuss health of Downing Pond

Mark Foynes
NEW DURHAM — Last week, after hearing Downing Pond residents’ water quality concerns, the New Durham Board of Selectmen continued its discussion about town employee compensation while also ...More

Berlin grad focusing on coaching at his Conway facility

call imageJody Houle
BERLIN — Greg Allain achieved much success as a baseball player, and now he passes on his experience and skills to new generations. "The game of baseball has done great things for me as a player ...More

Low-to-no-cost activities listed on city site

call imageJody Houle
BERLIN — There are a number of school and recreation and parks activities available to kids all year long for a fee. There are also several low-cost and free activities for low-income families. ...More

Hometown hero and hockey legend celebrates 100th birthday

call imageJody Houle
BERLIN — Albert "Barney" LaRoche, Berlin Maroon hockey legend, turned 100 on Sunday and a celebration was held at the Berlin VFW on Saturday with family and friends where he was all smiles. LaRoche, ...More

Diamonds are this girl's best friend

call imageJoshua Spaulding
WOLFEBORO — As Whitney Roberts made her way to the end of her college softball career, she began to see friends who were no longer part of the game when the college experience was over. That was ...More

Public hearing on revised Ossipee event ordinance to be held Aug. 1

Mellisa Seamans
OSSIPEE — Selectmen here have revamped the town’s outdoor event ordinance and on Aug. 1 citizens will have the chance to voice their opinion about the changes. This public hearing is required ...More

Ossipee selectmen pressing state to postpone boat launch work to fall

call imageMellisa Seamans
OSSIPEE — Selectmen here have voted to send a letter to the Governor, Executive Councilor, and anyone else who will listen to their plea to keep the Pine River boat launch open in August. ...More

WMRHS welcomes new strength and conditioning teacher

call imageTara Giles
WHITEFIELD — The White Mountains Regional School Board has approved the contract of Anthony Ramos to take over the position of strength and conditioning teacher. Ramos graduated from Bedford High ...More

Coos Cougars place second in district tourney

call imageTara Giles
LANCASTER — On July 11, the Coos Cougars Babe Ruth baseball boys played in the district tournament, where they placed second after a good run. In its final game, the team faced Twin Rivers where ...More

Great North Woods battles hard in state tournament

call imageJoshua Spaulding
WALPOLE — After cruising to the win in the opening game of the state tournament, the Great North Woods 12U Cal Ripken squad dropped a pair of good battles to finish out the season. GNW got out to ...More

Swarthout ready for collegiate challenge

call imageJeff Lajoie
GILFORD — Somewhat surprisingly, Tyler Swarthout's golf career is still in its relative infancy. Despite his father, Jim, occupying the role of PGA Master Professional and Director of Golf at Pheasant ...More

King of the greens

call imageJeff Lajoie
LACONIA — Like he did all week, Chris Houston rose to the occasion when times got tough. The Gilford native and recent Penn State graduate marched through a grueling week of competition, charging ...More

Marathon under the lights

call imageJeff Lajoie
WALPOLE — For the second game in a row, the Gilford 12U All-Stars needed extra innings to settle things at the New Hampshire Cal Ripken State Tournament on July 6. In an epic matchup between the ...More

Another solid effort for Wolfeboro Swim Team

call imageJoshua Spaulding
WOLFEBORO — The Wolfeboro Swim Team had another successful day in the water on July 15, swimming past Gunstock, Tuftonboro, Portsmoth, Saco Valley and Oyster River. In the 200 Free for the 11-12 ...More

Men's Breakfast Group learns about drones

call imageElissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — The Men's Breakfast group learned about drone photography from Russell Schundler during its gatherin of Thursday, July 14, at the Wolfeboro Inn. A Christmas gift offering from his four ...More

Concerns raised about Pleasant Valley Road bridge replacement

Thomas Beeler
WOLFEBORO — Public Works Director Dave Ford met with selectmen on July 6 to review road projects and sewer issues. Though most of the discussion was positive, Selectman Linda Murray raised concerns ...More

Highlighting the Newfound Hall of Fame inductees

call imageBRISTOL — Newfound Regional High School will be celebrating its first Athletic Hall of Fame class on Oct. 1 during the annual Homecoming festivities. This issue will highlight two of the eight individual ...More

Paperwork available online for Newfound fall sports

BRISTOL — Newfound Regional High School fall sports will begin on Aug. 10 with football practice. Cross country, field hockey, soccer, unified soccer and volleyball will start on Aug. 15. Eligibility ...More

Highlighting the Newfound Hall of Fame inductees

call imageBRISTOL — Newfound Regional High School will be celebrating its first Athletic Hall of Fame class on Oct. 1 during the annual Homecoming festivities. This issue will highlight two of the eight individual ...More

Three programs represented at Twin State Soccer games

call imageCASTLETON, Vt. — With the top seniors in New Hampshire and Vermont being selected from all four divisions after the 2015 soccer season and coming together, you knew it was going to be a heck of ...More

Rangers wrap up season with solid effort

call imageJoshua Spaulding
LEBANON — The Plymouth Durand-Haley Legion baseball team endured a tough year, but with a solid crop of young kids getting experience against older Legion players, coach Mike Boyle is hopeful things ...More

Littleton players getting reps in with Plymouth Legion squad

call imageCorey McKean
PLYMOUTH — Just two days after winning the NHIAA Division IV baseball state championship on Tuesday, June 14, four sophomores, now juniors from the Littleton Crusaders baseball team, Brody Fillion, ...More

Southern Maine comes calling for MA's Greene

call imageJeff Lajoie
MOULTONBOROUGH — For half a decade, No. 8 occupied the pitching circle at Moultonborough Academy. Strikeout records fell, Final Four appearances were finally realized. Simply put, Maddy Greene lifted ...More

Record-breaking Porusta prepped for St. Joseph's College

call imageJeff Lajoie
MOULTONBOROUGH — The record books at Moultonborough Academy were no match for Andrew Porusta. The MA soccer star etched his name atop the all-time goal scoring list during his senior season, and ...More

Plymouth football, field hockey camps coming up

PLYMOUTH — The Plymouth football and field hockey camps will get under way soon. The football camp, for grades six through 12, runs Aug. 1 through Aug. 5, from 5 to 8 p.m. The five evenings of instruction ...More

Softball Thundercats cruise to 16U championship

call imageMANCHESTER — The Plymouth Thundercats had a successful weekend at the 16U Babe Ruth Softball State Tournament this year in Manchester, going undefeated for the weekend beating six other teams in ...More

Master of the Minutemen

call imageJoshua Spaulding
AMHERST, Mass. — To say Ryan Bamford was destined to be an athletics director might be a stretch, but there were signs that he was destined to head down that road. The 1996 Plymouth Regional High ...More

Remillard's dominance leads her to D-I Liberty University

call imageJeff Lajoie
TILTON — Like a blur, Jaila Remillard ran by her competitors. For four years, she was rarely challenged, rarely pushed by opponents. When all was said and done, the Winnisquam Regional High School ...More

Cilley edged in State Am semifinals

call imageJeff Lajoie
LACONIA — For the fourth time in six years, Tilton's Jim Cilley found himself just two wins from a championship on Friday. But the 2011 champion was unable to navigate his way all the way through ...More

Prescott brought winning culture to Belmont softball

call imageJeff Lajoie
BELMONT — Megan Prescott's arrival and subsequent four years at Belmont High School coincided with the softball program's rise to one of the premier squads in Division III. Those two things were ...More
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