Cleaning up, one last time

call imageCathy Allyn
ALTON — At Prospect Mountain High School (PMHS), everyone brightens up when they hear the name Wally York. Custodial staff member York, retiring this week after 10 and a half years of being a well ...More

Prospect win streak comes to an end

call imageJoshua Spaulding
ALTON — The Prospect Mountain boys’ hoop team entered Friday night’s game with Raymond with a five-game win streak. And until the final minutes of the game against the Rams, it looked ...More

Three titles for T-Wolves at Gunstock

call imageJoshua Spaulding
GILFORD — While there was no repeat of the team title the Prospect Mountain alpine girls won last February, the Timber Wolves did pick up three individual championships at the Division III State ...More

GP&T’s strategy team updates Rep. Annie Kuster on mill plans

call imageEdith Tucker
GORHAM — CEO Dick Arnold, CFO Wayne Johnson, maintenance specialist Bill Everleth, and chemical engineer Denise "Dee" Carsley gave a snapshot view of the "state of the business" at the Gorham Paper ...More

Balsams project on tomorrow night’s Coös Planning Bd. agenda

Edith Tucker
LANCASTER — The developers who seek to revitalize and expand The Balsams resort in Dixville made an appointment last week to go before the Coös County Planning Board at 6 p.m. tomorrow, Feb. 26, ...More

Falling temperatures lead to water main break, hiker’s death

call imageJody Houle
REGION — The summit of Mt. Washington was the second coldest place in the world last Monday morning, Feb. 16. Early Sunday the 15th, a New York hiker braved Mt. Adams and her body was later found ...More


call imageThomas Beeler
WAKEFIELD — The race for selectman is the only contest this year in Wakefield. Current Selectman Charlie Edwards is running for re-election to a second term. Former Selectman Johnny Blackwood is ...More


call imageThomas Beeler
EFFINGHAM — The race for selectman is one of four contests this year in Effingham. The other three are: three candidates (James Morris, William Piekut and David Strauss) running for two seats on ...More

Court issues decisions in Carroll County Commissioner cases

Thomas Beeler
OSSIPEE — In the past two weeks judges in Superior Court have cleared or decided two cases brought by and against the Carroll County Commissioners in 2014. While the lawsuits have been cleared, ...More

Gov. Maggie Hassan helps NCIC celebrate its 40th anniversary

call imageEdith Tucker
LANCASTER — Gov. Maggie Hassan was the keynote speaker at Wednesday’s 40th anniversary celebration of the Northern Community Investment Corporation (NCIC) that was held on the New Hampshire ...More

WMRSD school board chooses three finalists in superintendent search

Edith Tucker
WHITEFIELD — The WMRSD school board has named three finalists for the position of SAU 36 Superintendent of Schools, reports board chairman Greg Odell of Dalton. ...More

Congresswoman Kuster focuses on 137-acre former industrial site

call imageEdith Tucker
GROVETON — Congresswoman Annie Kuster was the first to learn directly from Groveton paper mill site owner-developer Bob Chapman of Milan on Friday that he is on the cusp of owning the entire mill ...More

Gilford voters meet their candidates

call imageErin Plummer
Candidates for Gilford town and school district offices had the opportunity to meet with voters during a special Candidate’s Night....More

Week of fun at GHS Winter Carnival

call imageErin Plummer
This past week was fun and games for students of all interests during Gilford High School’s Winter Carnival festivities....More

GHS theater to unveil two productions

call imageErin Plummer
A series of short plays and the retelling of a Greek tragedy will bring Gilford High School students back to the stage this spring....More

Selectmen decline to take a position on petition zoning article

Thomas Beeler
WOLFEBORO — Kathy Eaton, chairman of the selectmen-appointed town Economic Development Committee (EDC), came the Feb. 18 meeting of the Wolfeboro Board of Selectmen to discuss a vote taken at the ...More

Issue of funds for Tuftonboro library plans settled

Elissa Paquette
TUFTONBORO — The trustees of the trust funds approved the Board of Selectmen’s request for a transfer of funds from the Library Capital Reserve Account to pay SMP architectural design fees ...More

Three candidates vie for two selectman seats in Wolfeboro

call imageThomas Beeler
On March 10 Wolfeboro voters will have to decide two contested positions in town elections. The first is for a three-year seat on the Wolfeboro Police Commission and the second is for two three-year seats ...More

Moultonborough man claims grand prize in AVFD Ice Fishing Derby

call imageDonna Rhodes
ALEXANDRIA — With arctic temperatures dominating the Northeast this month, there was no lack of ice on Newfound Lake last weekend, when fishing enthusiasts set out to try their luck in the Alexandria ...More

Plans for expansion of Hebron town offices move forward

Thomas P. Caldwell
HEBRON — The future of the Hebron Academy, the Greek Revival-style building with Gothic Revival tower elements that is a focal point for those traveling past the Hebron Common, was the subject of ...More

Fire claims life of one Danbury resident, leaves another hospitalized

call imageDonna Rhodes
DANBURY — Tragedy struck the close knit community of Danbury when a fire at 24 Railroad Drive left one resident dead and another severely burned last Thursday evening....More

Moorhead honored for volunteerism

call imageDarin Wipperman
LINCOLN—Students and adults packed the Lin-Wood gym on Wednesday afternoon. Gov. Maggie Hassan joined them to acknowledge the service of Woodstock Police Chief Doug Moorhead, the state’s ...More

Three hats in ring for one selectman’s seat

Darin Wipperman
BETHLEHEM —Several towns have no competition for seats on the board of selectmen. Bethlehem voters, however, have three choices for one seat in the voting that takes place on March 10....More

NCES projects another annual drop in out-of-state waste

Darin Wipperman
BETHLEHEM—A review of state data shows the North Country Environmental Services landfill on Trudeau Road saw a rise in out-of-state trash starting in 2012. The company recently announced that last ...More

Sandwich parks and rec director resigns, town examining options

call imageErin Plummer
SANDWICH ⎯ The town’s Parks and Recreation Director has tendered his resignation. The town is now examining options for that position and for recreation programs. ...More

MA performers display their talents

call imageErin Plummer
MOULTONBOROUGH ⎯ Students at Moultonborough Academy demonstrated their wide range of talents on one stage last week during the annual MA’s Got Talent. On Thursday night, a slew of performers ...More

Center Harbor Skatefest a big success

call imageErin Plummer
CENTER HARBOR ⎯ The town’s first ever Skatefest drew a sizeable crowd to skate, watch a skating demonstration, and sample some local food among other activities. ...More

Rumney Scout chosen to deliver BSA’s Report to the Nation

call imageDonna Rhodes
RUMNEY — Seventeen-year-old Stephen Buttolph of Rumney has been enjoying a winter break like none other this year after being selected as one of 10 Boy Scouts across the United States to hand-deliver ...More

Quality craftsmanship remains the hallmark at Custance Brothers Woodworking

call imageDonna Rhodes
ASHLAND — "If it’s wood, we can do it," said Matt Custance, general manager of Custance Brothers Woodworking, LLC of Ashland. The family owned business has been a part of central New Hampshire ...More

With snow piling up, safety officials urge homeowners to play it safe

call imageDonna Rhodes
PLYMOUTH — Safety officials wish to caution residents that snow is piling up fast this month, and while central New Hampshire has not borne the worst brunt of Mother Nature’s fury, there is ...More

Northfield’s Marie Foster awarded Boston Post Cane

call imageDonna Rhodes
NORTHFIELD — The Town of Northfield was pleased to present the Boston Post Cane award to Marie Foster, whom they officially declared to be the oldest living resident in the community. ...More

BHS students recognized for academic achievement, community service

call imageDonna Rhodes
BELMONT — Two seniors from Belmont High School have recently received notification that they have been selected for distinguished recognition, and Principal Dan Clary said he couldn’t be more ...More

With snow piling up, homeowners are urged to keep an eye on their roofs

Donna Rhodes
REGION — Safety officials wish to caution residents to be aware that snow is piling up that fast this month, and while central New Hampshire has not borne the entire brunt of Mother Nature’s ...More
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