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Selectmen told Stockbridge Corner project is wrapped up

Elizabeth Cantrall
ALTON — The Alton Board of Selectmen met on Aug. 18 for its biweekly meeting. Town Administrator Russell Bailey updated the selectmen during the meeting. He told them they have filed for a grant ...More

ZBA debates Water Monkey issue, tables discussion to Tuesday

Cathy Allyn
NEW DURHAM — More than 30 concerned residents attended a two and a half hour public hearing opened by the Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA) on Aug. 12 on the proposed special exception for the Water ...More

Prospectís Hada raising funds for London cheering trip

ALTON — Brianna Hada, a student at Prospect Mountain High School who attends East Athletic Cheer in Laconia, is one of more than 500 high school cheerleaders and dancers from across the U.S. who ...More

2014 marks 70th Anniversary of the Bretton Woods Monetary Conference

call imageEdith Tucker
BRETTON WOODS —†This summer marks the 70th Anniversary of the three-week-long Bretton Woods Monetary Conference that started on July 1, 1944, at the Mount Washington Hotel. The name of the small ...More

Congresswoman Annie Kuster discusses North Country tourism

call imageEdith Tucker
BRETTON WOODS — District 2 Congresswoman Annie Kuster, a Democrat of Hopkinton, hosted a roundtable discussion with a dozen experts on the state’s second largest industry that, she explained, ...More

Double your SNAP dollars program a hit at Berlinís Farmers Market

Edith Tucker
BERLIN — "At least a few hundred markets across the country are taking advantage of programs like Wholesome Wave that double the value of food stamps at farmers’ markets, and that number will ...More

More than just chocolate

call imageJoshua Spaulding
REGION — Caitlin Carpenter and Dana O’Blenes got to be a part of history earlier this month. The two local athletes participated in the final ever Hershey Track National Championship meet ...More

Carroll County Sheriff candidate profiles

Thomas Beeler
COUNTY — The Sept. 9 Primary Election will determine who will be the Republican candidate in the race for Carroll County sheriff in November and, since there is no Democratic candidate for this ...More

Wakefield holds annual Heritage Day

call imageMulkern, Larissa
WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield Heritage Commission topped off a busy year with yet another day to celebrate the town’s rich and varied history. Wakefield Heritage Day was held last Saturday, Aug. ...More

Congresswoman Annie Kuster discusses North Country tourism

call imageEdith Tucker
BRETTON WOODS — District 2 Congresswoman Annie Kuster, a Democrat of Hopkinton, hosted a roundtable discussion with a dozen experts on the state’s second largest industry that, she explained, ...More

WWII veteran honored at family reunion in Stratford

call imageSTRATFORD — On Saturday, Aug. 9, a Rogers Family Reunion was held at the Stratford Hollow Memorial Common, in Stratford. Joy Potter of Stark organized the event in honor of her uncle Bernard Rogers, ...More

2014 marks 70th Anniversary of the Bretton Woods Monetary Conference

call imageEdith Tucker
BRETTON WOODS — This summer marks the 70th Anniversary of the three-week-long Bretton Woods Monetary Conference that started on July 1, 1944, at the Mount Washington Hotel. The name of the small ...More

Timberman Triathlon draws thousands to Gilford

call imageErin Plummer
Athletes from across the globe gathered in Gilford for a weekend of physical challenges during the Timberman Triathlon....More

Gilford teen achieves Eagle Scout rank

call imageErin Plummer
LACONIA ⎯ After years of service and a year of complicated work, a young Gilford man has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. On Aug. 11, Austin Schinlever was presented his Eagle badge at a Court ...More

Gilford Historical Society celebrates Old Home Day Aug. 23

call imageGilford’s three historical buildings will be open from 9 a.m. to noon for tours during Old Home Day. All are invited to visit them before the parade and afterwards....More

Lucky number seven

call imageJoshua Spaulding
WOLFEBORO — Familiarity was the name of the game in the 33rd annual Granite Man Triathlon on Saturday. Aaron Colman of Rye Beach won his seventh Granite Man title and Jodie Conway of Tuftonboro ...More

Tuftonboro Police update selectmen on activities

Elissa Paquette
TUFTONBORO — Chief Andrew Shagoury reported the arrest of Wolfeboro resident James Arsenault, 55, in Tuftonboro on June 2 on charges of criminal trespass and criminal mischief....More

Tuftonboro selectmen approve purchase of thermal imaging camera

Elissa Paquette
TUFTONBORO — Tuftonboro Fire Fighter Lt. Ken Greenwood has recovered from the heat and exertion of the Aug. 7 fire he fought with firefighters from Wolfeboro and four other surrounding towns along ...More

Salmon Press to expand circulation of MountainEar Magazine

Salmon Press Media announces that it is expanding the coverage area of the monthly MountainEar Magazine to include towns in the North Country of New Hampshire....More

Small town, big heart

call imageDarin Wipperman
LANDAFF — About 50 people attended the town’s Friday afternoon opening ceremony, which started Landaff’s weekend of celebration for 250 years as a town. The events marked another recent ...More

Loon cell tower receives conditional approval

Darin Wipperman
LINCOLN — After an intense debate that began in April, the planning board last Wednesday provided conditional approval to the proposed cell tower on Loon Mountain. A compromise on the tower’s ...More

Lin-Wood skate park discussion advances

call imageDarin Wipperman
LINCOLN — On Aug. 11, the selectmen and planning board held an onsite discussion for the proposed Lin-Wood Skate Park. Kevin Bell, a member of the skate park committee, also attended the event. ...More

Study: Taylor property best site for possible gym

Erin Plummer
MOULTONBOROUGH ⎯ A part of the Adele Taylor property has been deemed the best site option for a possible gym facility near the schools. The results of a site study have proposed using a part of ...More

Town, library to work further on concerns

Erin Plummer
MEREDITH ⎯ The town and the library will continue to work out details of a memorandum of understanding after a recent meeting illustrated areas of conflict....More

Outdoor party closes out Meredith summer reading program

call imageErin Plummer
MEREDITH ⎯ The Meredith Public Library closed out a summer of reading and fun learning with a big party as this year’s summer reading program ended for another year....More

And so it begins

call imageJoshua Spaulding
PLYMOUTH — The fall sports season hadn’t "officially" started yet, but don’t tell that to the Plymouth Regional High School football coaches. Under the direction of new head coach Chris ...More

Kuehl, Reisert help NH to Shrine Bowl win

call imageJoshua Spaulding
HANOVER — Plymouth graduates Kyle Reisert and Jared Kuehl both played significant roles as New Hampshire rolled to a 42-6 win over Vermont in the annual Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl, held Saturday, Aug. ...More

Plymouth football, field hockey camps start soon

PLYMOUTH — The Plymouth football and field hockey camps will get under way in two weeks....More

Veterans Home staffer takes the Ice Bucket Challenge

call imageDonna Rhodes
TILTON — The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has gone viral on social media this summer, so when Sean Clark, a stock clerk at New Hampshire Veterans’ Home, received the challenge, he decided to ramp ...More

Fundraising campaign underway to replace roof on Island Park bandstand

call imageDonna Rhodes
TILTON — As the Uncle Steve Band rocked Island Park on the Tilton/Northfield town line last Sunday night, the hundreds who enjoyed their bluesy rock tunes also showed their support for the free ...More

Summer reading program ends on a magic note in Sanbornton

call imageDonna Rhodes
SANBORNTON — The Fizz Boom Read summer reading program for children came to a magical end last week when the Greg McAdams and his dog Axel visited the Sanbornton Public Library for a little slight ...More
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