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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

State funding cuts force closure of Brown School

call imageJody Houle
BERLIN — Emotions were high at a public meeting held last week when the Berlin School Board voted to close Brown School, the city’s last standing elementary school, due to a financial crisis ...More

Grenier testifies in support of House Bill aimed at overturning education cuts

Jody Houle
BERLIN — Berlin Mayor Paul Grenier testified at the House Education Committee last Thursday during a public meeting on House Bill 177 -- a proposed bill that would overturn legislature that is phasing ...More

Film made in Berlin now available for purchase

Jody Houle
BERLIN — A movie filmed almost entirely in Berlin touches upon the opioid crisis, and has been well received. The movie is now available for purchase. ...More

New roundabout at Routes 28 & 171 on track for completion by year’s end

Melissa Seamans
OSSIPEE — Continuing on with the accelerated plan, the traffic roundabout at the Route 28 and Route 171 intersection is scheduled to be open for traffic by the end of the year....More

Public hearing scheduled on proposed trucking ordinances

Melissa Seamans
OSSIPEE — Selectmen here will decide on adopting two new ordinances meant to keep trucks quiet and prevent them from taking shortcuts. ...More

Morgan’s seat leads off list of town positions up for grabs in Ossipee

Melissa Seamans
OSSIPEE — Ossipee Town Clerk Kellie Skehan has released the list of elected town positions. Those who wish to run for office can sign up Jan. 23 through Feb. 1....More

The Balsams amendment to SB30 explained

Tara Giles
DIXVILLE NOTCH — New legislation was recently introduced to amend SB 30 in regards to financing the redevelopment of the Balsams Hotel located in Dixville Notch. ...More

Carroll plans second public building project

Justin Roshak
CARROLL—The Building Committee, which saw its plans for a new public building complex vanish into the snow last March, is laying their final plans for a second effort this year. ...More

New legislation aims to salvage Balsams project

Tara Giles
DIXVILLE NOTCH — New legislation has been introduced to amend SB30 in regards to financing the redevelopment of the Balsams Hotel located in Dixville Notch. ...More

New “Doorway” opens for people seeking substance use treatment

call imageErin Plummer
LACONIA — People seeking help for substance abuse have many different ways to access treatment through a state program called The Doorway, accessed locally through Lakes Region General Hospital ...More

Filing open for town, school district offices

Erin Plummer
Filing for town and school district offices is now open, and any Gilford voter interested in running can do so until Feb. 1....More

Budget Committee concurs with town, school boards on proposed operating budget numbers

Erin Plummer
The Budget Committee largely agreed with the presented budgets by the board of selectmen and the school district and the proposed amounts will be on the ballot going forward to the deliberative session ...More

Gift of new bench to Libby Museum leads off a busy agenda for Wolfeboro selectmen

Elissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO —The Wolfeboro Board of Selectmen covered a lot of ground at their Jan. 16 meeting, from approving the Moose Mountain Regional Greenways snowshoe race at the Abenaki Ski Area on Saturday, ...More

TFL a popular destination in 2018

Elissa Paquette
TUFTONBORO — The Tuftonboro Free Library (TFL) was a net lender of books through the Interlibrary Loan System (ILL) last year, says Library Director Christie Sarles. ...More

GWRSD budget finalized; 3.2 percent increase overall

Elissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — The Governor Wentworth Regional School District (GWRSD) rolled out its final draft of the Fiscal Year 2020 budget on Jan. 7 in the Kingswood Regional High School's lecture hall, marking ...More

Bristol’s anniversary celebration kicks off with “Winter in the Woods” gathering

call imageDonna Rhodes
BRISTOL — The Year 2019 is an exciting time in the Town of Bristol, as it celebrates 200 years since its founding in 1819, and as a prelude to the special events that will happen throughout the ...More

Melissa Suckling joins Newfound Area School Board

Thomas P. Caldwell
BRISTOL — The Newfound Area School Board has appointed Melissa Suckling to serve as the member from Danbury until the next election in March....More

Budget committee proposal falls below Newfound tax cap

call imageThomas P. Caldwell
BRISTOL — The Newfound Area School District Budget Committee heard calls for more spending, or reallocating the money it was proposing in the budget, aired during a Jan. 11 hearing, but decided ...More

Sununu lends an ear to community’s needs during visit to Littleton

call imageJustin Roshak
LITTLETON—Gov. Chris Sununu toured through town last Wednesday, including visits to Bethlehem's Friendship House and Lakeway Elementary School. ...More

School district navigates costs, cuts

Justin Roshak
LITELTON—"Our cost per pupil is higher than the state average," acknowledged SAU 84 Superintendent Dr. Steve Nilhas at last week's Budget-SAU 84 meeting. ...More

LRH assumes new role as regional “hub” for substance abuse treatment

call imageJustin Roshak
LITTLETON—Last Wednesday, Littleton Regional Hospital hosted a roll-out meeting for its new substance-abuse resource model, in which the hospital will play a central role in its region. The meeting ...More

Great Meredith Fishing Derby turns 40 this year

call imageErin Plummer
MEREDITH — The Great Meredith Rotary Fishing Derby will be celebrating its 40th anniversary this year and there will be a lot of cash prizes, fishing fun, and even a coming surprise at this year's ...More

Meredith holds Public Works building presentations

Erin Plummer
MEREDITH — The town is holding a series of public information sessions on the proposed $7.6 million Public Works Building, the last of which will take place on Jan. 29....More

Entries welcome for Virtual Sled Derby

call imageErin Plummer
MOULTONBOROUGH — Kids in Moultonborough will have the chance to participate in a new kind of cardboard box sled derby, sharing their creations from their own backyards virtually before bringing ...More

Keep The Heat On organizers hope to meet increased need this year

call imageDonna Rhodes
PLYMOUTH — The theme of this year’s Keep the Heat On fundraising dinner and auction was "Under the Sea" and the overflow crowd that attended last Wednesday evening’s event was over the ...More

Holderness Central students get a first-hand look at a New England tradition

call imageDonna Rhodes
HOLDERNESS — Each winter, when many residents huddle inside to stay warm, the die-hard volunteers who make up the Rockywold-Deephaven Camp ice harvest crew head out onto Squam Lake to cut and store ...More

First Star Tonight helps a local football fan’s dreams come true

call imageDonna Rhodes
PLYMOUTH — First Star Tonight, located at 75 Main St. in Plymouth, is a local nonprofit organization that seeks to assist in the needs of children and young adults facing chronic or life threatening ...More

TNFD officials detail proposal for new facility

Donna Rhodes
TILTON — For several years, the Tilton-Northfield Fire District has been grappling with the dilemma of what to do about the condition of the Center Street Station in Tilton, a lack of necessary ...More

Big plans underway for Belmont’s 150th

call imageDonna Rhodes
BELMONT — The Year 2019 marks the 150th Anniversary of the Town of Belmont, and many celebration plans are in the works to mark this historic day in the community known as Upper Gilmanton until ...More

New Robotics Club offers BMS students a chance to exercise their interest in technology

call imageDonna Rhodes
BELMONT — While Belmont High School has had a robotics team for the past few years, this year, a group of enthusiastic middle school students have become involved in the field of robotics as well....More
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