The sweet sounds of harmony returning to Alton

Cathy Allyn
ALTON — They may have bid Irene good night, but it looks like she’ll be back for another verse. The Alton Bay Barbershop Jamboree is officially inked in as part of 2015’s Alton Old Home ...More

Big Bad Bob battles on home turf

call imageJoshua Spaulding
ALTON — Last school year the Prospect Mountain robotics team took its robot, Big Bad Bob, all the way to St. Louis. This past Saturday, the trip was a little bit shorter. The team hosted its first-ever ...More

Prospect Mountain celebrates fall sports season

Joshua Spaulding
ALTON — After a season that brought the school its first soccer state championship, the Prospect Mountain community celebrated the fall sports accomplishments on Thursday, Nov. 13. The Division ...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

Local cookbook author pens her memoir

call imageLarissa Mulkern
WAKEFIELD — Local cook and author Colleen Bruce is accustomed to nourishing her community of customers with homemade foods from her extensive recipe collection....More

Ossipee selectmen OK funding requests for nonprofits

call imageLarissa Mulkern
OSSIPEE — The Board of Selectmen fielded and approved a variety of funding requests from local and regional nonprofit groups that provide services to the town’s low-income children, families ...More

Jurisdictional issue raised in the case of fired Mountain View nurse

Larissa Mulkern
OSSIPEE — The three-member County Delegation Employee Compensation Committee convened a public hearing on Nov. 14 regarding the case of a Mountain View Community nurse who was fired for allegedly ...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

Newport stops Eagles for North Conference crown, 38-22

call imageJeff Lajoie
NEWPORT — Signs around the community flashed a simple message: 'We Believe.' The motto for the Gilford High School football team since practice opened in August, the Golden Eagles certainly believed ...More

Eagles pull away in second half, advance in football playoffs

call imageJeff Lajoie
GILFORD — For the second year in a row, a November Saturday settled things between two local gridiron rivals. But this time host Gilford High School defended its home turf, as the Golden Eagles ...More

Eagles earn 21st straight Final Four berth

call imageJeff Lajoie
GILFORD — The streak continues. Every year since 1994 has seen the Gilford High School volleyball team reach the Final Four, and that string continued on Saturday night. For the 21st year in a row, ...More

Wakefield salt sheds completed on time and under budget

call imageThomas Beeler
WAKEFIELD — On Nov. 12 selectmen approved payment for a sealant to protect the concrete walls of the two new salt sheds, thus completing the 2014 project on time and under budget....More

Michael Culver completes exciting first year at Wright Museum

call imageThomas Beeler
WOLFEBORO — A little over a year ago Michael Culver joined the Wright Museum of World War II History as executive director. When we interviewed him shortly after his arrival, he said his goals were ...More

Huggins named one of Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals in the nation

call imageThomas Beeler
WOLFEBORO — Huggins Hospital was recently named one of the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals in the country. There are 1,325 Critical Access Hospitals in the United States....More

Newfound wraps up fall sports season with awards ceremony

call imageJoshua Spaulding
BRISTOL — With the fall sports season drawing to a close, Newfound Regional High School handed out sports awards on Thursday, Nov. 13. For the boys’ cross country team, Dustin Bucklin was ...More

The end of the trail

call imageJoshua Spaulding
BRISTOL — When Earl Mills and Gail Bliss get in a room together, it doesn’t take long for the stories to come out and the laughs to flow. And after long careers coaching at Newfound Regional ...More

Bears survive scare from Pioneers

call imageJoshua Spaulding
BRISTOL — Playoff volleyball came to Bristol on Thursday, Oct. 30, and while Halloween was still a few hours away, the Trinity Pioneers put a scare into the sixth-seeded Newfound Bears. Trinity ...More

Miller, Smith again named to US Alpine Ski Team

call imageCOPPER MOUNTAIN, Colo. — The sun was shining down on Center Village on Nov. 8 where a huge crowd congregated for the 2015 U.S. Alpine Ski Team to be introduced during Nature Valley First Tracks ...More

Engineers see title dreams dashed in finals

call imageJoshua Spaulding
LACONIA — There will be a new banner for the Woodsville soccer girls to hang, but it was not the one they were hoping for. As was the case last year, the Engineers came up short in the finals, this ...More

Engineers push their way to finals

call imageJoshua Spaulding
LACONIA — For the second playoff game in a row, the Woodsville Engineers had to contend with Mother Nature. After battling to a 1-0 win over Profile in the blustering wind and cold on Sunday, Nov. ...More

Kurowski, Mason top All-State nods

call imageJeff Lajoie
REGION — The high school volleyball season wrapped up earlier this month, with tournaments mainly holding to form. In Division II, top-seeded Windham earned a state championship with a 3-0 sweep ...More

Defending champs stop Panthers in semifinals

call imageJeff Lajoie
LACONIA — Moultonborough Academy boys' soccer coach Eric Porusta admitted it wasn't his team's best performance. In order to gain the right to play for a state championship however, it needed to ...More

Derryfield stops Panthers in quarters

call imageJeff Lajoie
MANCHESTER — It was a historic season for the Moultonborough Academy girls' soccer team. But with a spot in the Final Four just one win away, the Panthers shot themselves in the foot on several ...More

Bobcat cheerleaders take fourth in Division II

call imageDERRY — The Plymouth Regional High School varsity cheerleaders completed in the state tournament at Pinkerton Academy on Sunday, Nov. 9. "We were ecstatic about taking our routine to the mat, ...More

Pemi-Baker boys capture state championship

call imagePEMBROKE — The Pemi-Baker Rapids U14 soccer team captured the Division III state title on this past Sunday in Pembroke. This championship finishes off a perfect season as the squad posted a perfect ...More

Bobcats close out season with a win

call imageMatt Perloff
PLYMOUTH — The Plymouth Regional High School football team hasn’t seen much sunlight this season, but the team at least ended its season on a bright note. The Bobcats came out on top in a ...More

NEPSAC champs

call imageJeff Lajoie
WINDSOR, Conn. — All three of the Tilton School boys' soccer team's postseason games were decided by one goal. To capture a championship, the Rams thrived in crunch time. Tilton scored two goals ...More

Unified Bears reach semifinals, edged by H-B in OT

call imageJeff Lajoie
TILTON — There was disappointment for sure, as there always is when a season comes to an end. But after an outstanding season that saw them finish just one game short of a trip to the state finals, ...More

Johnson (8 TDs) throws Brady past Bears for final playoff spot

call imageJeff Lajoie
CONCORD — Every time a gleam of hope appeared, Brendan Johnson threw a touchdown pass. The Bishop Brady senior quarterback had a record-setting night, as he threw for 456 yards and eight touchdowns ...More
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