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Timber Wolves best Berlin, remain undefeated

call imageJoshua Spaulding
ALTON — Mistakes allowed the Berlin softball girls to take the lead on the Prospect Mountain Timber Wolves on Saturday, April 25. But a Berlin mistake allowed the Timber Wolves to steal a victory ...More

School district implements a new assessment testing program

Elissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — Throughout the Governor Wentworth Regional School District this spring, students in grades 1-10 are engaged in taking the Smarter Balanced Assessment test to determine their math and ...More

Board forms search committees for superintendent, principal

Elizabeth Cantrall
ALTON — The Alton Central School Board began its April 13 meeting with a public hearing to accept and expend funds. Some of the $310,672.50 accepted through the public hearing into the school board’s ...More

Gorham Middle School teacher Robert Hamel nominated for Teacher of the Year

Jody Houle
BERLIN — Rob Hamel, Gorham Middle High School English teacher, was nominated for Teacher of the Year by the New Hampshire Department of Education....More

iVantage names Androscoggin Valley Hospital Top 100 Critical Access Hospital

BERLIN — Androscoggin Valley Hospital (AVH) in Berlin was recently named one of the iVantage Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in the United States....More

Investigation continues into deadly shooting in Gorham

Tara Giles
GORHAM — One man is dead and another held without bail after a deadly shooting in Gorham last Monday night. The incident took place at 20 Park St., about 300 feet from the police station and the ...More

Eagles strong in Wolfeboro, Penacook

call imageJoshua Spaulding
NORTH CONWAY — The Kennett track team competed at Kingswood and Merrimack Valley during vacation week last week. At The Nick on Wednesday, April 22, the Eagle boys and girls both finished in second ...More

Free disposal in honor of Earth Day this Saturday in Ossipee

Carol Holyoake
OSSIPEE — Two good pieces of news from the Ossipee Police Department were announced at the Ossipee Board of Selectmen meeting last Monday afternoon, April 20. First, that authorization had been ...More

Effingham selectmen change their Rules of Order

Mellisa Seamans
EFFINGHAM — The Board of Selectmen here have agreed, in a 2-1 vote, to adopt a revised "Rules of Order of the Selectman." Selectman Lawrence Edwards did not vote in favor because, as the selectmen’s ...More

Mary Nunes found in abductor’s custody

CONCORD — Scott Kelley, 50, a former Whitefield resident, wanted by law enforcement since November 2004 for non-custodial kidnapping and unlawful flight to avoid prosecution, was arrested upon his ...More

Bellevue Barn aims to make Jefferson a prime destination for special events

call imageJonathan Benton
JEFFERSON — If you’ve driven through Jefferson recently, you’re sure to have noticed the new timber framed structure being built next to the Carlisle Place Day Spa and with over 15 weddings ...More

Believers flock to “Finding Bigfoot” town hall filming

call imageEdith Tucker
BRETTON WOODS — An audience of about 150 men, women and children gathered on the second-floor of the Bretton Woods Ski Lodge on Wednesday night to listen to some 20 individuals and couples tell ...More

Lax Eagles beat Oyster River, fall at Laconia

call imageJeff Lajoie
LACONIA — After two wins to open up the season, the Gilford High School girls' lacrosse team was clearly riding high. With a chance to capture the first three-game winning streak in program history ...More

Bolduc Park open for the season

call imageErin Plummer
Bolduc Park is now open for the season and looking to add some new, fun features to the park. In addition to the golf course and lessons, the park will be adding some new disc golf holes with some opportunities ...More

Sperazzo named new GHS principal

Erin Plummer
Anthony Sperazzo has been named the next principal of Gilford High School. Sperazzo, who currently serves as Gilford High School’s assistant principal, was appointed by the school board to take ...More

Allen, Freeman top Muddy Moose field

call imageJoshua Spaulding
WOLFEBORO — Runners descended on Wolfeboro for the annual Muddy Moose Trail Races on Sunday, tackling the mud throughout the region for the four and 13.1-mile races. The annual races take off from ...More

“Tablescapes” fundraiser inspires local artists

call imageElissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — Tablescapes, the Governor Wentworth Arts Council’s newest and latest fundraiser, passed its trial run with flying colors this past weekend. The event, held at the Wolfeboro Inn, ...More

Plans announced for expansion of Pop Whalen Ice Arena

Thomas Beeler
WOLFEBORO — Victor Drouin and Kurt DeVylder of the Back Bay Hockey Association came before the Wolfeboro Board of Selectmen at their April 15 meeting to present preliminary plans to upgrade and ...More

Bears rout Stevens for first win of the season

call imageJoshua Spaulding
BRISTOL — The Newfound softball team picked up its first win of the season, thanks in large part to patience at the plate. The Bears traveled to Claremont on Thursday, April 23, and took advantage ...More

Resident seeks Smarter Balanced opt-out

Thomas P. Caldwell
BRISTOL — While political groups continue to debate the merits of the Smarter Balanced Assessment, a local woman is pressing the Newfound Area School District for answers to her concerns about the ...More

The focus is on freshness and quality at Bristol’s LinCross Sandwiches

call imageDonna Rhodes
BRISTOL — LinCross Sandwiches and Baked Goods on Central Square in Bristol is a family-owned and operated business that not only offers freshly prepared sandwiches and baked goods for wholesale ...More

Strong start carries Crusaders over Lisbon

call imageCorey McKean
LITTLETON — The visiting Lisbon Panthers put up two quick runs in the first inning on the Littleton Crusaders on Wednesday, April 22, but the Crusaders came right back, putting up six runs in the ...More

As thaw takes over Mt. Eustis, ski group ponders next season

call imageDarin Wipperman
LITTLETON—Snow covered Mt. Eustis early last week. By Wednesday afternoon, however, intense sunshine and warm temperatures melted nearly all the white stuff. ...More

Extra innings kind to Panthers in busy week

call imageJeff Lajoie
WOODSVILLE — A wild week for the Moultonborough Academy softball team saw the Panthers win three games in four days, including a pair of extra inning victories over Woodsville and Portsmouth Christian ...More

Moultonborough schools honor Champions for Children

call imageErin Plummer
MOULTONBOROUGH ⎯ A local volunteer and a business leader were each named 2015 Champions for Children in the Moultonborough School District....More

Streetcar putting the stage pieces together for “Barnum”

call imageErin Plummer
MEREDITH ⎯ Streetcar Company is putting some finishing touches on their coming production of "Barnum" including getting their sets and props all together....More

Bobcat boys sweep doubleheader from Knights

call imageJoshua Spaulding
PLYMOUTH — The Plymouth and Kingswood boys’ tennis teams were both looking for the first wins of the season on Wednesday, April 22. When the day was done, Plymouth emerged with a pair of wins ...More

Stars show off their dance moves to support Voices Against Violence

call imageErin Plummer
PLYMOUTH ⎯ Local stars showed off their dance moves to benefit a worthy cause during the annual Dancing with the Community Stars Plymouth competition. ...More

Circle Trot sees record numbers

call imageErin Plummer
PLYMOUTH ⎯ More than 500 people raced through town streets to benefit local girls in need....More

Burbank buries four goals as Raiders fall at Plymouth

call imageJeff Lajoie
PLYMOUTH — A late push in the first half and a strong start to the second half gave the Belmont High School girls' lacrosse team hope, but the Red Raiders ultimately fell on the road against Plymouth, ...More

Union Sanborn students prepare to send military care packages overseas

call imageDonna Rhodes
NORTHFIELD — Through their school Enrichment Program, a group of second grade students at Union Sanborn Elementary School in Northfield have been busy over the past month preparing special care ...More

Sanbornton FD touts benefits of new reflective driveway markers

call imageDonna Rhodes
SANBORNTON — The Town of Sanbornton has started a new voluntary program to help keep residents safe by offering a sale on numeric address signs that will be readily visible to safety officials who ...More
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