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Getting scared for a good cause

call imageElizabeth Cantrall
BARNSTEAD — Outdoor Strategic Games (OSG), which has been open since 1993, is known for its paintball games and courses, but for the eighth year in a row the Barnstead company is bringing another ...More

Lichtenberg honored at Department of Education

call imageCONCORD — On Tuesday, Oct. 14, Commissioner of Education, Virginia M. Barry, Ph.D., recognized 24 districts, schools, and educators that are aspiring towards excellence in order to provide the best ...More

Timber Wolves get back on track with win over Kennett

call imageJoshua Spaulding
ALTON — The Prospect Mountain volleyball team was in need of a win after a six-game losing streak. The Kennett volleyball team was still looking for its first win of the season when the two teams ...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

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

County delegates discuss budget items, uses for nursing home space

call imageLarissa Mulkern
OSSIPEE — Members of the Carroll County Legislative Delegation’s Executive Committee voted 12-1 at its most recent meeting on Oct. 6 to direct county commissioners to further explore renting ...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

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

October means treats and scary fun in Gilford

call imageErin Plummer
From harvest treats to Halloween fun, the month of October will be full of seasonal fun across Gilford. A number of autumn and Halloween activities will be taking place across the community during this ...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

Tuftonboro reviews and debates pay and compensation study

Elissa Paquette
TUFTONBORO — The idea for a Pay and Classification study in Tuftonboro followed intense 2013 budget committee discussions rife with questions of comparison, equity and merit. The Board of Selectmen, ...More
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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

Looking Sharp

call imageJoshua Spaulding
BRISTOL — It was far from the best effort coach Karri Peterson knows her girls can give, but goaltender Megan Sharp was on her game and the Newfound field hockey team came away with a 2-0 win over ...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

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

Panthers fish their way to seventh place

call imageJeff Lajoie
REGION — It was another successful state championship for the Moultonborough Academy bass fishing team. The Panthers earned one of the coveted 11 spots in the championship after finishing ninth ...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

Bobcat football shocks Trinity in overtime

call imageMatt Perloff
PLYMOUTH — Plymouth Regional High School football has its first win of 2014, and no one in attendance is likely to forget how they got it. Down 15 with less than five minutes to go and facing fourth ...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

Contigiani nets hat trick in Homecoming win

call imageJeff Lajoie
BELMONT — Holding onto a tight lead for the majority of the afternoon, the floodgates finally opened for the Belmont High School girls' soccer team in the final 20 minutes on Saturday. The Red Raiders ...More
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