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New Durham students planning to pass the food, literally

Cathy Allyn
NEW DURHAM — A school is a big part of the general community and in recent years, requiring high school students to complete community service hours has become commonplace. But seeds of that kind ...More

Knights spoil Christy’s return to Wolfeboro

call imageJoshua Spaulding
WOLFEBORO — Emotions played a part in the Kingswood-Prospect Mountain volleyball match on Monday, Oct. 5. With former Knight coach Mike Christy now at the helm of the Timber Wolves and facing his ...More

Budget talk keeps selectmen busy

Mark Foynes
NEW DURHAM — Interim Town Administrator Carter Terenzini helped direct a civil and in-depth discussion at the Sept. 28 New Durham Board of Selectmen work session, which nonetheless revealed some ...More

Huskies and Mountaineers play to a tie

call imageTara Giles
GORHAM — On Tuesday, Oct. 6, Berlin headed over to Gorham where the two boys’ soccer teams could not settle on a winner. The nail biter ended with a tie. At 17:49 Berlin’s David Thagouras ...More

Bob Chapman donates specialty materials to WMCC welding program

call imageEdith Tucker
BERLIN — A new portion of the welding lab has opened up at White Mountains Community College (WMCC), and, thanks to a generous donation of materials by Bob Chapman of Chapman Scrap Metal Recycling, ...More

512-bed Unit B remains vacant at federal prison

Edith Tucker
BERLIN — The 512-bed Unit B at the Federal Corrections Institute (FCI-Berlin) on the East side remains vacant, according to Michel Lejeune, Executive Assistant to the Satellite Operations Administrator. ...More

Reed, Saunders lead Knights at state championships

call imageJoshua Spaulding
GREENLAND — The Kingswood golf team finished the regular season strong, earning a berth in the Division II championships, which took place at Breakfast Hill Golf Club in Greenland on Oct. 8. And ...More

New superintendent at Ossipee’s Water and Sewer Department

call imageCarol Holyoake
OSSIPEE — The water and sewer system serving Center Ossipee has a long history. Originally named the Ossipee Water & Electric Co., it was privately owned for many years and was sold to the town ...More

Selectmen approve town hall use for Senator Ayotte

Carol Holyoake
OSSIPEE — At their weekly meeting last Monday, Ossipee selectmen approved a use of facilities permit requested by the office of Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH). The request was for use of the Ossipee ...More

White Mountains golf team takes third at state tourney

call imageTara Giles
CENTER HARBOR — On Tuesday, Oct. 6, the Spartan golf team headed to Center Harbor to compete in the Division IV state tournament. The team headed into the match with a respectable record of 17 wins ...More

Public hearing set on Oct. 21 for amended U.P. Zoning Ordinances

call imageEdith Tucker
LANCASTER — Chairman of the Coös County Planning Board for the Unincorporated Places John Scarinza reminded everyone at the Tuesday, Sept. 29, meeting that board members reached the conclusion at ...More

Selectmen agree to seek government grants to revive mill site

call imageEdith Tucker
NORTHUMBERLAND — The Northumberland select board posted a meeting at mid-morning on Thursday, announcing that the trio would meet the following day, Oct. 2, at high noon for a single agenda item: ...More

XC Eagles overcome elements in Belmont

call imageJeff Lajoie
BELMONT — Cross country runners proved to once again be tough on Friday. Despite rain-soaked conditions, the locals ran well at the annual Belmont 'Jeri Blair' Invitational at Belmont High School. ...More

‘Growing a Healthy Community’ discussion session this Thursday

Erin Plummer
Members of the community are encouraged to take part in a collective discussion about substance abuse, community resources, and healthy alternatives during a special session on Thursday night. ...More

Gilmanton School named national Blue Ribbon School

call imageErin Plummer
GILMANTON ⎯ After years of improvements and dedicated efforts by the school community, the Gilmanton School has been named a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by the US Department of Education. ...More

Extra excitement in extra time

call imageJoshua Spaulding
WOLFEBORO — There’s something to be learned from mistakes. The Kingswood football team certainly knows that after a hard-fought win over Con-Val on Friday night, Oct. 9. Twice in the fourth ...More

Exploratory group forming to save the Klickety Klack Railroad museum

call imageElissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — The Klickety Klack Model Railroad and hobby shop on Elm Street is open for visitors this fall, but owner and founder Richard Parshley has put the building in which it is housed on the ...More

Renovated Wolfeboro playground officially reopened

call imageElissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — Last Friday, Oct. 2, Wolfeboro Nursery School parents, students, board members and well wishers from the community joined in the official opening of the Wolfeboro Community Playground, ...More

Bear net girls push past Franklin

call imageJoshua Spaulding
BRISTOL — Newfound volleyball coach Amy Fairbank’s decision to track non-kills by her squad led to the team coming back strong and finishing off Franklin on Thursday, Oct. 8. "The team has ...More

Past and present race directors re-unite to kick off NH Marathon

call imageDonna Rhodes
BRISTOL — It was a legendary start to the 23rd New Hampshire Marathon in Bristol last weekend when former race directors Fred Maclean, Everett Begor, and current director Dan Maclean gathered together ...More

Friends of Newfound Football continue their work beyond the season

call imageDonna Rhodes
BRISTOL — Even though the 2015 football season is more than halfway over, the work for Friends of Newfound Football is never ending as they strive to benefit not only the sports program itself, ...More

Horne's Homecoming heroics lift Littleton over Profile

call imageCorey McKean
LITTLETON — A very well played, neck and neck match between the Littleton Lady Crusaders and the visiting Profile Patriots on Saturday, Oct. 3, would have a 1-1 tie after the first half with nothing ...More

LHS grad brings Nicaraguan dancers to Littleton

call imageTheo Augstein
LITTLETON—The Daughters of Corn hit the stage with a bang at Littleton High School on Friday, Sept. 25. ...More

Hobo’s Harvest Time Express goes well beyond train ride

call imageDarin Wipperman
LINCOLN—The Hobo Railroad’s Harvest Time Express trains will be running through Oct. 18. Before or after a train ride, visitors can spend time onsite through several activities, including ...More

Panthers snag runner-up hardware at state tourney

call imageJeff Lajoie
CENTER HARBOR — Entering the day, three teams clearly had their eyes focused on a potential runner-up finish. With Newport pegged as the heavy favorites to capture the NHIAA Division IV state title, ...More

Bears, Raiders shoot well at state tourney

call imageJeff Lajoie
CENTER HARBOR — While neither team qualified for the NHIAA Division III state championship last week, both the Belmont High School and Winnisquam Regional High School golf teams had individuals ...More

Local principal, daughter complete the 48 4,000-footers together

call imageErin Plummer
MEREDITH ⎯ After five years, many miles of trails, many new and old companions, and a lot of bonding, a father-daughter hiking duo completed the state’s 48 4,000-foot mountains together. ...More

Laconia rallies past Bobcats

call imageJoshua Spaulding
PLYMOUTH — Even with a two-touchdown lead at halftime, Plymouth football coach Chris Sanborn was well aware that his was not out of the woods against Laconia on Saturday afternoon. And the Sachems ...More

Construction underway on new Fairfield Inn & Suites in Plymouth

call imageDonna Rhodes
PLYMOUTH — Several community representatives joined Richard LaFrance, president and CEO of LaFrance Hospitality, last Thursday morning, when his company held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new ...More

Hundreds raise their glasses in support of Skatepark at first ever White Mountain Brewfest

call imageDonna Rhodes
PLYMOUTH — Sunny skies, live country music and plenty of samples of quality New England beers and ales all combined for a great day at the newly refurbished Tenney Mountain Ski Area last weekend ...More

Local churches proud to be a part of regional CROP Walk

call imageDonna Rhodes
FRANKLIN — A large group of high spirited and caring individuals from the Winnisquam Region gathered in O’Dell Park in Franklin last Sunday afternoon to raise money for both local and worldwide ...More

Sanbornton's new town administrator settles in

call imageDonna Rhodes
SANBORNTON — So far, so good, reported Charles ("Charlie") Smith, Sanbornton’s new Town Administrator, who is finishing up his first two months on the job and enjoying every minute of his ...More

Community mourns the passing of Sanbornton's Okie Howe

call imageDonna Rhodes
SANBORNTON — She was born Daisy Elizabeth Carleton, but her many friends, the Town of Sanbornton and the community of the New Hampshire Veterans’ Home knew her as "Okie" Howe, and when the ...More
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