Alton School Board approves calendar for next year

Tim Croes
ALTON — The Alton School Board met for just over an hour in public session on Monday, April 14, and approved accepting nearly $300,000 in unanticipated funds, approved the school calendar for the ...More

Residents voice concerns over snowmobile right-of-way

Tim Croes
ALTON — The Alton Board of Selectmen spent an hour during its Monday, April 21, meeting hearing complaints and reasoning regarding a right of way issue on Rand Hill Road. A public hearing was held ...More

Timber Wolf girls net first win

call imageJoshua Spaulding
ALTON — It wasn’t easy, but the Prospect Mountain tennis girls got into the win column for the first time. The Timber Wolves were slated to travel north to Lancaster to take on White Mountains ...More

Tex Mex is back with a new location, fine dining café will follow

call imageJody Houle
GORHAM — Tex Mex has returned with a new location, a new look, and a new vision. ...More

Elsie Hall honored with Sylvia Evans Citizenship Award

Edith Tucker
BERLIN — Elise Hall of Errol was honored on Friday evening with the annual Sylvia Evans Citizenship Award that was presented at an upbeat ceremony at which Adele Woods, CEO of the Coös County Family ...More

CEDC grants $10,000 to Androscoggin Valley C of C for 3 events

Edith Tucker
BERLIN — The Coös Economic Development Corporation (CEDC) granted $10,000 to the Androscoggin Valley Chamber of Commerce to help support and promote three 2014 events that last year successfully ...More

Eagle girls win in Bristol, boys second

call imageJoshua Spaulding
BRISTOL — After battling the rain in the opening meet of the season, the Kennett track team welcomed a little sun for Saturday’s meet in Bristol, though the wind did provide a few challenges ...More

Carroll County Commission to recess until Kenney provides proof

Mellisa Seamans
OSSIPEE — As of press time, Carroll County Commissioners remained under a status of "indefinite recess," having cancelled their April 16 meeting after Commissioner Asha Kenney’s fellow board ...More

Prompt response stops Freedom fire

call imageMellisa Seamans
FREEDOM — Quick and skilled response from firefighters here and from departments around the region kept a potential disaster from occurring at a home on Old Portland Road April 14. ...More

Lancaster bids farewell to Margaret Carr

call imageArt McGrath
LANCASTER—Lancaster and the Coös County Democrat lost one of its own on Palm Sunday when Margaret Carr died in Whitefield at the Morrison at the age of 102—just a few weeks shy of her 103rd ...More

Crowd wants WMRSD Supt. Fensom to renominate P.E. teacher Richardson

Edith Tucker
LANCASTER — Feelings ran high among the 60 or so members of the public who turned out at WMRSD board meeting on Monday evening seeking a way that would allow fourth-year non-tenured P. E. teacher ...More

Region says “Welcome Home” to Vietnam vets

call imageDarin Wipperman
WHITEFIELD— A hearty welcome home 40 years in the making took place at White Mountains Regional High School on Saturday afternoon. About 300 people, including many elected officials and veterans, ...More

Harris buries five goals as Eagles edge Hopkinton, 10-9

call imageJeff Lajoie
GILFORD — Behind a huge offensive outing from junior Alex Harris, the Gilford High School girls' lacrosse team picked up win number one of the season on Friday afternoon. Harris found the back of ...More

Diamond Eagles look to continue upswing

call imageJeff Lajoie
GILFORD — It was a huge coming out season for the Gilford High School baseball team in 2013, as the Golden Eagles put together a winning season and a playoff berth, ultimately falling to eventual ...More

Defending champs get back to work

call imageJeff Lajoie
GILFORD — For the third time in four years, the Gilford High School boys' tennis team brought home a state championship last year. The Golden Eagles fought their way through a title match for the ...More

Knights net victory in season opener

call imageJoshua Spaulding
WOLFEBORO — Although it took more than a week and a half, the Kingswood boys’ tennis team finally got the season under way on Thursday, April 17. The Knights welcomed Berlin to the Foss Field ...More

Wolfeboro outlines plan for Town Hall renovation

Elissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — As Wolfeboro’s Town Hall awaits its transformation, Town Manager Dave Owen and Director of Development and Planning Rob Houseman have drafted a list of the next steps in renovation ...More

Tuftonboro selectmen forming library building committee

Elissa Paquette
TUFTONBORO — The house on the town-owned Dearborn property, located along Route 109 across from the Tuftonboro Free Library, will be coming down, but it will not be burned by the fire department. ...More

Panthers take advantage of Lin-Wood collapse

call imageJames Barrett
LINCOLN — In the opening game of the season for both the Lisbon Panthers and the Lin-Wood Lumberjacks baseball teams, the two teams set the precedent for the rest of the season. The two teams were ...More

Good to get the blues

call imageDarin Wipperman
BETHLEHEM— Parents Jose and Casey Bonilla, who have a son with autism, are on a mission. Started last year, the couple is expanding their effort to illuminate the town’s Main Street with ...More

Italian Oasis to close

Darin Wipperman
LITTLETON— Bailiwicks, closed since the Thayers Inn water damage in January, will be moving to Parker’s Marketplace in the spot being vacated by Italian Oasis. Wayne and Lisa Morello, who ...More

Dickinson, Hambrook power Lakers in opener

call imageJeff Lajoie
MEREDITH — With just one game on the schedule before vacation week, the Inter-Lakes High School baseball team was not interested in stewing over a loss for a long period of time. The Lakers made ...More

Battery vets spark Panthers

call imageJeff Lajoie
MOULTONBOROUGH — After 10 years without a postseason win, the Moultonborough Academy softball team has taken a step forward each of the last two seasons. The Panthers won home preliminary round ...More

Senior-laden Panthers primed for postseason run

call imageJeff Lajoie
MOULTONBOROUGH — Just one win out of a playoff spot a year ago, expectations are high for a Moultonborough Academy girls' tennis team that returns five of its starting six after graduating just ...More

Bears, Bobcats do battle in Bristol

call imageJoshua Spaulding
BRISTOL — The Newfound and Plymouth track teams finally got the season under way in Bristol on Saturday, as the Bears played host a meet that featured 10 schools and a ton of great competition. ...More

Bobcat baseball features plenty of talent

call imageJoshua Spaulding
PLYMOUTH — Coach Tom Underwood can’t help but feel good about his Plymouth baseball team this year. After all, he’s got a group of seniors that have tasted success quite a bit over this ...More

Curling “sweeps” into Plymouth

call imageJoshua Spaulding
PLYMOUTH — As spring attempts to make its way into the Plymouth area, Sunday afternoon saw more than 30 people taking to the ice of the Hanaway Rink at the Plymouth State University Ice Arena. Many ...More

Opener kind as Raiders hold off PM, 10-9

call imageJeff Lajoie
BELMONT — It certainly wasn't easy, but the Belmont High School baseball team took a solid first step in putting the misery of last season behind it in the season opener. The Red Raiders overcame ...More

Bears hungry for more

call imageJeff Lajoie
TILTON — At its simplest form, baseball is supposed to a fun game. But two years ago, there wasn't a lot of fun to be had for the Winnisquam Regional High School baseball team. The Bears won just ...More

Hurst, Cahill highlight hockey All-Staters

call imageJeff Lajoie
REGION — For the second time in three years, the Belmont-Gilford hockey team reached the Division III semifinals this winter. The Bulldogs put together one of their best seasons in program history, ...More
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