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Winter sports athletes honored at Prospect Mountain

call imageJoshua Spaulding
ALTON — Another season wrapped up at Prospect Mountain on Friday, March 16, as the school celebrated the winter sports season at the sports awards ceremony. Athletics Director Corey Roux welcomed ...More

Timber Wolf JV girls win season-ending tourney

call imageJoshua Spaulding
ALTON — The Prospect Mountain JV girls’ basketball team had a strong finish to the season, winning the blue division at the season-ending JV tournament in Franklin. The Timber Wolves played ...More

Worth the wait

call imageJoshua Spaulding
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Sometimes, it pays off to wait. Just ask Indiana Jones. The Prospect Mountain graduate, who helped lead the Timber Wolves to the 2014 girls’ alpine Division III ...More

Northwoods Casino opens its doors Thursday

call imageJody Houle
BERLIN — Local businessman Robin Lavertu and his wife Monique are licensed to offer a charitable casino in Berlin. A soft opening is this Thursday from 5 p.m. until 1 a.m. at St. Kieran's Community ...More

Annual Day of Caring a success

call imageJody Houle
BERLIN — The annual Downtown Day of Caring occurred last Friday, May 18, and it was very successful. Groups of volunteers, families, business owners and many individuals were assigned to designated ...More

Ribbon cutting marks completion of Route 16 project

call imageJody Houle
BERLIN — City officials, the county delegation, many community members and Executive Councilor Joseph Kenney joined Mayor Paul Grenier and staff of HEB Engineers and of Burgess BioPower on Friday, ...More

County Commissioners exchange heated words over salaries

Mellisa Seamans
OSSIPEE — Carroll County Commissioner Mark Hounsell (R-Conway) called out his fellow elected county officials Monday, noting it is "very unbecoming" for them to request a pay raise....More

KRMS students screen award winning video for Governor Wentworth board

call imageElissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — The Kingswood Regional Middle School's (KRMS) "What's so great about manufacturing?" video entry earned fourth place in the statewide competition and brought home a $1,000 prize for ...More

OEDC survey calls for closer-knit community

Mellisa Seamans
OSSIPEE — Ossipee Economic Development Committee member Misty Ryder told selectmen here May 14 about the new energetic and involved citizens working on a common vision to live in a community where ...More

68-room addition planned at Mt. Washington Hotel

call imageJustin Roshak
CARROLL — The Mount Washington Hotel plans to add a new guest house annex, complete with some 68 individual rooms and even more beds, including tower corner suites. ...More

Groveton High School alum earns doctorate

call imageTara Giles
GROVETON — Roderick Swift, a 2010 graduate of Groveton High School has recently earned his Doctorate in Optometry. Swift earned his degree from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health ...More

Bear feeding leads to tragic consequences in Lancaster

Tara Giles
LANCASTER — A fed bear is a dangerous bear. Recently in Lancaster, a bear that was allegedly being fed was wreaking havoc around town. According to reports, the bear met his untimely fate after ...More

GHS names top 10 graduating seniors

call imageErin Plummer
Among the top 10 graduating seniors at Gilford High School are aspiring future engineers and medical workers, and they will be going everywhere from UNH to Harvard. ...More

GHS musicians receive big honors at competition

call imageErin Plummer
A trip to Six Flags for a music competition resulted in some high marks and a lot of fun for members of Gilford High School's band and chorus....More

GES named New Hampshire’s Elementary School of the Year

call imageErin Plummer
Gilford Elementary School has been named the top elementary school in the state for 2018 by the Excellence in Education Awards Program (commonly known as the EDies)....More

Wolfeboro officials get a look at preliminary report for Route 28 corridor

call imageElissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — Public Works Director Dave Ford presented the Rt. 28 Corridor Preliminary Project Planning Report with the Board of Selectmen on May 16. ...More

Sandy Martin Gallery re-opens Saturday after winter flood repairs

call imageThomas Beeler
WOLFEBORO — Last Jan. 7, Ash Woodhouse was working later than usual at the Sandy Martin Gallery in downtown Wolfeboro when he heard water dripping. The dripping increased and quickly became a wall ...More

Kingswood senior rescues woman from sinking car at Town Docks

call imageThomas Beeler
WOLFEBORO — At about 4 p.m. last Monday, May 14, Reeve Curry was sitting on one of the benches at the Town Docks talking with Wyatt Benner when she heard a crash and saw a silver Subaru flatten ...More

Municipal planning experts help to map out conceptual plans for Kelley Park

call imageDonna Rhodes
BRISTOL — The Town of Bristol is a "Great Place with Great Places," according to North Sturtevant and the team from Plan NH after a two-day visit last weekend for a charrette designed to help the ...More

Circumstances surrounding death of local man found in Bristol remain a mystery

call imageDonna Rhodes
BRISTOL — On Wednesday, May 16, police received a call at approximately 2:45 a.m. for an unresponsive person on the side of Bristol Hill Road and immediately dispatched officers and medical personnel ...More

Need for extensive cleaning prompts temporary closure of Minot-Sleeper Library

call imageDonna Rhodes
BRISTOL — Many people were surprised to find the Minot-Sleeper Library closed last Friday afternoon with a note on the door that apologized for the sudden closure, but stated it was due to a need ...More

Area residents learn of school security measures

Justin Roshak
LITTLETON — Citizens, officials, and school leaders attended a school security training seminar last Thursday night, hosted by the High School and focused on "ALICE" preparedness. ALICE stands ...More

Franconia hosts trails clinic

call imageJustin Roshak
FRANCONIA — Nearly 50 members of ten chapters of the New England Mountain Bike Association gathered in Franconia this past weekend to discuss the future of trails, and to put their ideas (and arms) ...More

Hitchiner Manufacturing building sold, redevelopment envisioned

call imageJustin Roshak
LITTLETON—The vast, vacated manufacturing complex across the Ammonoosuc from Apthorp and Lakeway Elementary has been sold to area developer Bob Chapman. The starting gun has been fired on negotiations ...More

Meredith to begin tackling E911 compliance issues

Erin Plummer
MEREDITH — The town will make some streets and addresses more compliant with the standards for Enhanced 911, though the town manager recommended this be done a little piece at a time....More

Moultonborough School District welcomes first middle level principal

call imageErin Plummer
MOULTONBOROUGH — The Moultonborough School District has hired a new middle school level principal for students in grades 5-8. Staff and parents recently had the opportunity to meet with new middle ...More

Mount Washington shakedown cruise marks official start of tourist season

call imageThomas Beeler
CENTER HARBOR — Last Thursday, the M/S Mount Washington held its first shakedown cruise in several years, taking an hour cruise out of The Weirs to The Broads and back, returning just in time to ...More

PSU awards 690 degrees at 147th Commencement Ceremony

call imagePLYMOUTH — Plymouth State University (PSU) celebrated its 147th commencement on Saturday, May 19 in the Bank of New Hampshire Field House in the Active Living, Learning, and Wellness (ALLWell) North ...More

Plymouth FD welcomes fellow firefighter cycling to raise funds for veterans

call imageDonna Rhodes
PLYMOUTH — As his second trip in two years between Florida and New Hampshire neared an end last Thursday evening, 70-year-old Jerry Lachance pedaled his bicycle up Highland Street to the Plymouth ...More

Festival teaches students from throughout the state the importance of clean drinking water

call imageDonna Rhodes
PLYMOUTH — Fourth grade students from all across New Hampshire were invited to take part in the 26th Annual New Hampshire Drinking Water Festival and Fourth Grade State Water Science Fair, which ...More

BHS Valedictorian & Salutatorian lead by example inside and outside the classroom

call imageDonna Rhodes
BELMONT — Belmont High School Principal David Williams was proud to present the Valedictorian and Salutatorian for the Class of 2018 last week, saying they are not just at the top of the class in ...More

Young anglers reel in fun at 41st Annual Rotary Fishing Derby

call imageDonna Rhodes
TILTON — At 9 a.m., the first fishing lines were cast and the Tilton-Northfield Rotary’s 41st annual Children’s Fishing Derby officially got underway. The event began with little ones ...More

Belmont Middle School recognized by state for Excellence in Education

call imageDonna Rhodes
BELMONT — The 2017-18 school year has certainly been one to remember at Belmont Middle School. The celebrations began in September when BMS was one of only four schools in New Hampshire to be awarded ...More
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