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Shooting leaves two dead in Alton

Mark Foynes
ALTON — An 11-year-old has been taken into custody, allegedly as a result of a double homicide that occurred last Friday....More

SB 2 goes down to defeat in Barnstead

Joshua Spaulding
REGION — There were plenty of races and issues that came up on the ballots across the local communities last week. One of the biggest issues on the ballot was in Barnstead, where voters had to choose ...More

Vote for new Alton Central School mascot name

ALTON — During the last several months, research has been done by a town/school committee regarding Alton history in an effort to present new mascot names for Alton Central School. The committee ...More

Massachusetts man dies in ATV accident

Tara Giles
BERLIN — Last Friday evening just before 6 p.m., rescue crews responded to Jericho State Park for a report of an ATV accident....More

Lawmakers push for override on biomass plant veto

Tara Giles
CONCORD — On Aug. 5, Gov. Chris Sununu vetoed a bill that sought to support the six biomass plants in the state. ...More

Randolph crash victims to be honored with granite monument

Tara Giles
RANDOLPH — Little information has been released regarding the crash in Randolph that took the lives of seven motorcyclists last month in Randolph. ...More

Hometown NASCAR hero opens new auto dealership

call imageMellisa Seamans
WAKEFIELD — Pine Knoll Auto Sales on Route 16 held its grand opening Aug. 10, with owner Melissa Fifield surrounded by celebrating family, friends and community members....More

Funds needed to replace iconic church steeple

call imageMellisa Seamans
EATON — The 140-year-old Little White Church on Crystal Lake is one of the most photographed and admired views in New England, especially in autumn as its surrounded by brilliant foliage. ...More

Heritage Day spotlights Wakefield’s railroad ties

call imageMellisa Seamans
WAKEFIELD — Wakefield Heritage Day July 27 was the perfect opportunity to explore some of Wakefield’s "hidden historic jewels."...More

Lawmakers push for override on biomass plant veto

Tara Giles
CONCORD — On Aug. 5, Gov. Chris Sununu vetoed a bill that sought to support the six biomass plants in the state. ...More

Discoveries from local barn reveal glimpse into the past

call imageTara Giles
WHITEFIELD — Last week, Whitefield resident Tim Overhoff was in the loft of his barn, pulling down old boards when a flurry of old papers fell from a pile of old hay that had been stuck behind the ...More

Lancaster’s Pete Rizzo competes in first Rally Car race

call imageTara Giles
LANCASTER — Pete Rizzo of Lancaster, owner of RizFit gym is hard to keep up with, especially now. ...More

National Night Out connects community with first responders

call imageErin Plummer
Members of the community had the opportunity to meet their local first responders and see their tools of the trade while enjoying a night of food and fun....More

Rotarian shares story of Rowe House project

Erin Plummer
Last year, the ell section of the Benjamin Rowe House went from falling apart to a beautiful space thanks to the efforts of the Gilford Rotary and many other volunteers. ...More

Selectmen to ask ZBA to look into quorum issues

Erin Plummer
The selectmen will ask the Zoning Board of Adjustment to examine why it's been having problems keeping a quorum, and has, a result, had to postpone scheduled meetings. ...More

Public hearing scheduled on Master Plan

Elissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — The public is encouraged to attend a public hearing on the Wolfeboro Master Plan on Tuesday, Aug. 27 at 7 p.m. in the Great Hall at Town Hall....More

Concerns raised about public use of Melvin Village Landing

Elissa Paquette
TUFTONBORO — David Ladd came to the Aug. 5 selectmen's meeting to share the concerns expressed by River Reach Boat Club members at their recent annual meeting. ...More

Revised estimate for Route 28 rebuild an “eye opener”

Elissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — The Department of Transportation Commissioner and Executive Councilor Mike Cryans paid a visit to Wolfeboro to share some very disappointing news last week, according to Public Works ...More
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Bridgewater, Groton celebrate Old Home Day this weekend

Donna Rhodes
REGION — Summer is still in full swing, and that means there are plenty more fun events to enjoy in the area, including the Bridgewater and Groton Old Home Day celebrations, both scheduled for this ...More

Rotary Penny Sale draws interest from near and far

call imageDonna Rhodes
BRISTOL — The 67th Annual Bristol Rotary Club Penny Sale was supported this year by not just the immediate community, but by people from all over who were also hoping to win prizes in support of ...More

Couple give historic building a new purpose

call imageHEBRON — Tracy Tilson and her husband Chris Laux are the proud owners of the East Hebron School, a 131-year-old one-room schoolhouse, and while they have given a new purpose to an old building the ...More

Littleton Superintendent resigns

Angel Larcom
LITTLETON — On Aug. 6, teachers and staff members of the Littleton School District received notice that Dr. Steven Nilhas has decided to end his tenure as the Superintendent of SAU 84. ...More

Lovett's Inn under new ownership

call imageAngel Larcom
FRANCONIA — There is no doubt that Lovett's Inn is one of Franconia's most enduring historical landmarks. ...More

Local artist celebrates anniversary of Archie sculpture

call imageAngel Larcom
BETHLEHEM — Local sculptor Valery Mahuchy prepares to celebrate the first anniversary of his now-famous, life-sized sculpture of the comic book star, Archie Andrews on August 9. ...More

Swimming pair takes on Winnipesaukee islands

call imageErin Plummer
MOULTONBOROUGH — Two local women recently finished swimming around 247 miles of Lake Winnipesaukee over a two year period, raising money to help protect New Hampshire's loons and the lake they grew ...More

Advice to the Players celebrates 20 years with new experiences

call imageErin Plummer
CONCORD — Advice to the Players started in 1999 as an educational program for students in Tamworth; 20 years later members of the company from teens through adult professional actors were performing ...More

Sculpture Walk artists discuss their works

Erin Plummer
MEREDITH — Each of the sculptures on the Meredith Sculpture Walk are the result of the inspiration, innovation, and hard work of many different artists. ...More

National Night Out strengthens community ties with law enforcement

call imageDonna Rhodes
THORNTON — While National Night Out has long been celebrated across the country, bringing families together with law enforcement and public safety officials for not only fun but a show of strength ...More

Rumney celebrates community camaraderie at Old Home Day

call imageDonna Rhodes
RUMNEY — From the early morning breakfast gatherings until the evening’s fireworks display, residents past and present, along with some welcomed visitors, enjoyed a day of community camaraderie ...More

Plymouth Farmers’ Market offers more than ever

call imageDonna Rhodes
PLYMOUTH — Each year, the Plymouth Farmers’ Market gets better and better as organizers seek to bring fresh fruits and vegetables, locally sourced meats and dairy products along with homemade ...More

Belmont celebrates 150 years of history at Old Home Day

call imageDonna Rhodes
BELMONT — "Celebrating Our Sesquicentennial" was the theme of the 2019 Belmont Old Home Day, and celebrate they did, from early morning until after dark, with a wide variety of activities and community ...More

Officers cleared of wrongdoing in deadly shooting

Donna Rhodes
BELMONT — On Tuesday, Aug. 6, New Hampshire Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald held a press briefing at Corner Meetinghouse in Belmont to announce that his team of investigators had found that ...More

Tubing Regatta continues Tilton’s 150th anniversary celebration

call imageDonna Rhodes
TILTON — As part of the yearlong 150th anniversary celebration for the Town of Tilton, people gathered by the Winnipesaukee River last Saturday for a cool and relaxing float from the Holiday Inn ...More
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