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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

Students praised for their efforts in fighting state education cuts

call imageJody Houle
BERLIN — The City Council praised two Hillside Elementary students recently for their efforts in fighting state education aid cuts....More

Local schools awarded Children's Literacy Foundation grant

call imageJody Houle
BERLIN/MILAN — The Children's Literacy Foundation, out of Waterbury Center, Vt., has chosen schools in Vermont and New Hampshire for their $25,000 Year of the Book grant, and Berlin's Hillside Elementary, ...More

Sheriff's Department meets with City Council to discuss OHRV issues

Jody Houle
BERLIN — Two officers representing the Coös County Sheriff's Department met with the City Council last Monday at a meeting and discussed several concerns with OHRV use in the county. ...More

County Delegation gets first look at budget highlights

Melissa Seamans
OSSIPEE — Budget and organization were on the agenda for the new Carroll County Delegation Dec. 10. ...More

Ossipee selectmen send funding request for playground to voters

Melissa Seamans
OSSIPEE — Selectmen here voted unanimously Dec. 10 to ask voters at Town Meeting in March to approve $60,000 towards construction of a playground in the center of town....More

Tax rate increase causes a stir in Ossipee

Melissa Seamans
OSSIPEE — Just how much more can the Ossipee taxpayers afford, and when will they get their money’s worth?...More

Governor’s SEC nominees draw fire from Northern Pass opponents

Tara Giles
REGION — Those in opposition to the Northern Pass project, which seeks to run power lines from Canada into southern New England are up in arms once more over upcoming changes to the Site Evaluation ...More

Rotobec expansion in Groveton moves forward

Tara Giles
GROVETON — All systems are go for Rotobec, a material handling company, to build in Groveton. Rotobec currently has a location in Littleton and will now expand, offering 150 jobs when all is said ...More

Woodburn's counseling records to be reviewed

Tara Giles
REGION — The legal saga surrounding domestic violence charges against North Country Sen. Jeff Woodburn continues to unfold. ...More

Pub Mania raises $353,000 in its 10th year

call imageErin Plummer
For the 10th year, teams returned to Patrick's Pub and Eatery another 24 hours of bar sitting, music, fun, friends, and helping out the kids of the Lakes Region....More

Candlelight Stroll brings the spirit of the season to Gilford Village

call imageErin Plummer
Belknap Mountain Road was closed off for traffic and allowed in visitors, carolers, horses, and a lot of candles for the return of the Gilford Village Candlelight Stroll....More

Interact collects items for babies born at LRGH

call imageErin Plummer
LACONIA — Babies born in Lakes Region General Hospital's emergency department will get some extra supplies and comfort items thanks to an effort by Gilford High School's Interact Club and community ...More

Selectmen draft warrant articles for budget committee’s review

Elissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — The Board of Selectmen delved into its draft list of warrant articles on Wednesday evening, Dec. 5, working through requests focused on preparing for infrastructure projects or equipment ...More

Tuftonboro Conservation Commission receives LCHIP grant

call imageElissa Paquette
TUFTONBORO — A steady commitment to stewardship of Tuftonboro's Great Meadows property by the Tuftonboro Conservation Commission (TCC) has led to its latest success, an award on December 7 ...More

Wolfeboro's Community Center's fate in question

Elissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — Town Manager Becky Merrow followed up on complaints of mold in the Community Center on Lehner Street with a request to Shakes to Shingles Inspection Services of Concord for an inspection ...More

Community celebrates 64 years of tradition at Santa’s Village

call imageDonna Rhodes
BRISTOL — A 64-year old family tradition continued in fine stead this year as hundreds of children made their way to Tapply-Thompson Community Center last weekend for a visit to Santa’s Village....More

Planning board gives Market Basket the go ahead

call imageDonna Rhodes
PLYMOUTH — For many, it’s been a long and winding road to bring Market Basket to Plymouth, but last Thursday night, the town’s Planning Board gave the company the green light to build ...More

Reduction in adequacy aid projection forces reduction in Newfound budget

Thomas P. Caldwell
BRISTOL — The state’s revised estimate of adequacy aid for the Newfound Area School District had officials in School Administrative Unit 4 recommending further reductions in their original ...More

Littleton tax base up 13 percent

Justin Roshak
LITTLETON—Total assessed valuation—a.k.a. the tax base—rose by a little over $96 million this year, an increase of 13.4 percent, according to paperwork filed with the state earlier this ...More

Local library’s windows offer a glimpse back in time

call imageJustin Roshak
FRANCONIA—The stained-glass flags in the windows of the Abbie Greenlaf library look out on Main Street, but they also offer a glimpse back at a moment in history—to 1912, when the flags they ...More

Regional airport commission pitches value of national hub

Justin Roshak
LITTLETON—Leaders of the Mount Washington Regional Airport met with the town's Budget Committee last week; the two groups hashed through a number of costs, benefits, and sticking points in their ...More

Lottery official discusses Keno with Meredith selectmen

Erin Plummer
MEREDITH — New Hampshire Lottery Commission Deputy Director Lynda Plante visited the Meredith Board of selectmen during their Dec. 3 workshop to answer any questions and address any concerns about ...More

Fire officials still evaluating damage to Water Street building

Erin Plummer
MEREDITH — Fire officials are still investigating the cause last week's fire on Water Street, and are evaluating the damage to the building....More

Residents safe after fire at Water Street apartment building

call imageErin Plummer
MEREDITH — A two-alarm fire gutted the second floor of an apartment building on Water Street, though all residents and a pet got out safely....More

Planning board gives Market Basket the go ahead

call imageDonna Rhodes
PLYMOUTH — For many, it’s been a long and winding road to bring Market Basket to Plymouth, but last Thursday night, the town’s Planning Board gave the company the green light to build ...More

Christmas Night brings holiday cheer to Ashland

call imageDonna Rhodes
ASHLAND — Christmas Night in Ashland last Friday was a fun filled evening with families strolling through town, stopping by several locations where there were a variety of events taking place while ...More

Plymouth embraces spirit of the season during Hometown Holiday celebration

call imageLeigh Sharps
PLYMOUTH—A full day of events in town during Saturday’s annual Hometown Holiday celebration culminated with a huge parade down Main Street, followed by a ‘Chill-Buster’ bonfire ...More

Everett Weeks, Linda Frawley named Heritage Award recipients

call imageDonna Rhodes
BELMONT — The Belmont Heritage Commission recently announced the recipients of their annual Community Heritage Awards before the town’s selectmen, with this year’s honors going to lifelong ...More

Veterans Home commemorates anniversary of Pearl Harbor

call imageDonna Rhodes
TILTON — A capacity audience filled the Town Hall auditorium at the New Hampshire Veterans Home on Friday, Dec. 7, for the home’s annual Pearl Harbor Remembrance Ceremony....More

Tilton rings in the holidays

call imageDonna Rhodes
TILTON — Families lined Main Street in downtown Tilton last Saturday evening for a night of holiday festivities and fun as they awaited the start of the annual Christmas parade and Santa’s ...More
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