Right on target

call imageJoshua Spaulding
NEW DURHAM — It was maybe Barry Conservation Camp in the late 1980s. Or maybe it was at Boy Scout camp in the early 1990s. However, no matter how you slice it, the last time I had fired a firearm ...More

Alton Central oil tank will need to be replaced

Elizabeth Cantrall
ALTON — After a brief discussion during the July 21 meeting, the Alton Central School Board voted unanimously to approve the 2014-2015 personnel list. The board then heard from the Director of ...More

Celebrate New Durham this Saturday

Joshua Spaulding
NEW DURHAM — Turn back the clock and head to New Durham on Saturday as Celebrate New Durham Day takes a trip back to the 1950s. Admission is free for New Durham residents, who are asked to get a ...More

Second Annual Gorham ArtWalk expands to Main Street

Debra Thornblad
GORHAM — The Gorham ArtWalk was so successful last year that it has been expanded this year, just its second year, from exclusively on Exchange Street to include Main Street, all the way down to ...More

WREN seeks No. Border Regional Commission grant to buy 117 Main St.

Edith Tucker
BERLIN — WREN, the nonprofit Women’s Rural Entrepreneurial Network, signed a purchase and sale agreement to buy the vacant building at 117 Main Street from its owner Paul Charest, who ran ...More

Film crew has created a buzz and an outlet for local talent

call imageJody Houle
BERLIN — A crew of local aspiring actors, actresses, directors, producers, and musicians have teamed up over the past few years and created a chain of film productions including a progressing web ...More

Mets clinch top seed with rain-shortened win

call imageJoshua Spaulding
WOLFEBORO — The Carroll County Men’s League Baseball regular season standings came down to the final day of the season. The Red Sox and Mets stood at the top of the standings and as the schedule ...More

Final Watershed Plan for Province Lake presented

call imageThomas Beeler
PARSONSFIELD, Maine — Province Lake Association members were presented with the final Watershed Management Plan for the lake at their annual meeting, held last Saturday morning, July 19, at the ...More

County Sheriff’s Office has a new K-9

Mulkern, Larissa
OSSIPEE — The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office has a new K-9 in training. High Sheriff Dominic Richardi updated County Commissioners at their July 16 meeting that a 23-month old Belgian Malinois ...More

Building materials shed for DIY-ers opens at Lancaster Hardware

call imageEdith Tucker
LANCASTER — The Lancaster Hardware and Home Center, owned by the Discenzo family, has moved swiftly to fill a niche opened up by the recent shuttering of the Kilkenny Building Center on Middle Street....More

Selectmen plan to replace Ingerson Road bridge at summer’s end

Edith Tucker
JEFFERSON — The selectmen are exploring all costs and also obtaining permits so that once everything is in place they can move forward to replace the one-lane Ingerson Road Bridge over Priscilla ...More

Scott Brown campaigns in Coös for Republican Senate nomination

Edith Tucker
SHELBURNE — Former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown, who is seeking the Republican nomination on Primary Day, Sept. 9, so he can go head-to-head against incumbent Senator Jeanne Shaheen, a Democrat, ...More

Eagles' dynasty in good shape for future

call imageJeff Lajoie
GILFORD — For the second year in a row, and fourth time in five years, the Division III state championship resided with the Gilford High School boys' tennis team this spring. The Golden Eagles, ...More

Houston reaches Round of 32 before falling in State Am

call imageGOFFSTOWN — The top local golfers found themselves right in the thick of things last week, competing in the 111th annual New Hampshire State Amateur Tournament at Stonebridge Country Club. The week-long ...More

Lachapelle, Osborne take softball talents to Spain

call imageJeff Lajoie
GILFORD — From Gilford to Spain, for love of the game. Gilford High School softball players Lisa Osborne and Sarah Lachapelle left earlier this week to embark on a week-long trip to Spain, playing ...More

A combined effort

call imageJoshua Spaulding
WOLFEBORO — For the second year in a row, the Chunky Dunk Duathlon and the Moona Loona Paddleboard Classic joined forces for a full morning of activity at Albee Beach on Saturday, July 26. The race, ...More

Commissioners consider ways to sell guns in police custody

Elissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — The Wolfeboro Police Commission grappled with how to best dispose of firearms in custody at the police department during its monthly meeting on July 17. ...More

Wolfeboro town offices to move next week

call imageThomas Beeler
WOLFEBORO — Wolfeboro’s town offices in Brewster Memorial Hall will be closed next week, from July 28 through Aug. 1, as part of the planned move to temporary quarters at Huggins Hospital....More

Lauer, Whitney vie for District 2 commissioner seat

call imageDarin Wipperman
BATH— The town’s lock on one of three Grafton County commissioner seats appears guaranteed for another election. The late Ray Burton occupied the office for nearly two decades. After Burton ...More

Selectmen reviewing attorney’s letter on Douglas Drive

Darin Wipperman
BETHLEHEM— Ten elected officials in Bethlehem sat at the same table on Monday night for a joint meeting of the selectmen and planning board. The issue of requiring site plan review for the Dalton ...More

The Exchange on the Road tomorrow evening at Colonial Theatre

BETHLEHEM — Laura Knoy will be on stage at the Colonial Theatre with four local panelists at 6:30 tomorrow evening, July 10, giving North Country residents a chance to see The Exchange on the Road. ...More

Returning talent aplenty for Lakers

call imageJeff Lajoie
MEREDITH — The future is bright for the Inter-Lakes High School girls' track and field team. Behind a solid mix of veterans who will return next season and freshmen who burst onto the scene this ...More

Kearney, Post 33 shut down Plymouth

call imageJeff Lajoie
MEREDITH — Behind a strong performance from Garrett Kearney on the mound, the Meredith Griggs-Wyatt Post 33 Junior Legion baseball team got back on the winning track on July 17 at Prescott Park. ...More

Late rally sinks Post 33 in Alton

call imageJeff Lajoie
ALTON — On the road in need of a big win, the Meredith Griggs-Wyatt Post 33 Junior Legion baseball team very much looked in control and destined for one on July 10. But host Alton Post 72 stole ...More

Plymouth football, field hockey camps start soon

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

Late rally not enough, as Plymouth falls to North Country

call imageJoshua Spaulding
PLYMOUTH — After an 8-5 loss to Farmington on the first day of the Babe Ruth 14U district tournament, the Plymouth boys were in need of a win against North Country on Saturday, July 12, at Littleton’s ...More

Sharing his love of tennis

call imageJoshua Spaulding
HOLDERNESS — Bill Aronson has spent time all over the country. And every place he goes, he’s brought his love of tennis and done his best to spread that love to as many people as possible. ...More

Remillard, Bears excelled on track

call imageJeff Lajoie
TILTON — On the strength of a dominating performance from sophomore Jaila Remillard, the Winnisquam Regional High School girls' track and field team excelled at the NHIAA Division III state championship ...More

Boles, Zimmer powered strong Raider squad

call imageJeff Lajoie
BELMONT — It was a season to remember for the Belmont High School boys' track and field team. Behind the veteran leadership provided by a strong contingent of upperclassmen, the Red Raiders tied ...More

State run comes to a close for Belmont 12s

call imageJeff Lajoie
LANCASTER — Until the very last out, the Belmont 12U All-Stars battled. But with Claremont on its heels and the tying run just 60 feet away, the summer run finally came to a close for the red and ...More
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