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On the plus side

call imageJoshua Spaulding
ALTON — What do you call an ugly win? A win. And the Prospect Mountain boys’ hoop team was happy to take whatever it could get on Tuesday, Jan. 20. The Timber Wolves welcomed Belmont to town ...More

School district proposed budget up 2.28 percent

Elissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — Jack Widmer, group leader for the Governor Wentworth Regional School District’s Finance Committee, offered a thorough presentation of the district’s budget for fiscal year ...More

Timber Wolf rally falls short

call imageJoshua Spaulding
ALTON — The Prospect Mountain girls’ basketball team didn’t show what its capable of against Somersworth on Tuesday, Jan. 13. And because of that, the ‘Toppers were able to walk ...More

Democrats seek to get out the vote on Election Day, Nov. 4

call imageEdith Tucker
SHELBURNE — Incumbent Democratic officeholders, including Gov. Maggie Hassan and Congresswoman Annie Kuster, and Party activists urged North Country Democrats to work to get out the vote on Election ...More

Applications now available for 33-unit Notre Dame Apartments

Edith Tucker
BERLIN — Work on the 33-unit Notre Dame Apartments, designed for affordable independent living for those 62 and over, are about 70 percent complete, and AHEAD is now working to get the word out ...More

Register now for Riverfire 5K Run/Walk

BERLIN — With registration for the RiverFire 5K in full swing, organizers are encouraging runners and walkers to register by Oct. 9 to be guaranteed a commemorative race T-shirt. Although participants ...More

Eagle boys win NH Coaches Series race, girls finish second

call imageJoshua Spaulding
NORTH CONWAY — It was a busy week for the Kennett Nordic ski team, with a home meet and the first New Hampshire Coaches Series race on the docket. The Eagles played host to a skate race at Whitaker ...More

Former Wakefield selectman concerned about road paving

Thomas Beeler
WAKEFIELD — Former Selectman Mark Duffy came to the Jan. 14 meeting of the Wakefield Board of Selectmen to say he was bothered about the board moving the cost of the annual paving of town roads ...More

Ossipee selectmen review budget amendments

Joyce El Kouarti
OSSIPEE — Ossipee selectmen discussed their budget recommendations at their Jan. 12 meeting. They agreed to adjust the water department budget from $437,158 to $408,322 to align with a change submitted ...More

Omni Mount Washington Canopy Tour featured in N.Y. Times article

Edith Tucker
BRETTON WOODS — A two-column half-page photograph of a Canopy Tour guide working with ropes on a platform located high on a trunk in a stand of hemlocks on the zip-lining course in the Bretton Woods ...More

Town offices now on Main St., Station Sq. bldg. rented for one year

Edith Tucker
NORTHUMBERLAND — The selectmen met twice last week — on both Monday and Wednesday nights — to hash out how best to deal with the unwelcome news that the newly renovated town-owned building ...More

Moonbeam Café team heading to Food Network Festival in N.Y.C.

call imageEdith Tucker
LANCASTER — "The Moonbeam Café was invited to the Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival, I think because we were awarded ‘Best Hidden Gem 2013’ and ‘Best New Restaurant ...More

Golden Eagles take to slopes of Gunstock

call imageJoshua Spaulding
GILFORD — The Gilford alpine ski team competed at Gunstock on Friday, Jan. 9, with the Golden Eagles doing battle with some solid Division II teams in Kennett, Kingswood and Plymouth. Host Laconia ...More

Golden Eagle girls stopped in tourney finals

call imageJoshua Spaulding
GILFORD — With both teams entering the Lakes Region Holiday Hoop Tournament with undefeated regular season records, the first-round matchup between the Gilford and Newfound girls on Saturday, Dec. ...More

Bartlett, Harris combine for 30 as Eagles clip Kearsarge

call imageJeff Lajoie
GILFORD — With a multitude of weapons at his disposal this winter, Gilford High School girls' basketball coach Rick Forge knows that different players are capable of stepping up on different nights. ...More

Knight ice girls get first-ever win

call imageJoshua Spaulding
WOLFEBORO — With more than a week leading up to the Kingswood girls’ hockey game at Con-Val on Monday, Jan. 19, the Knights had plenty of time to prepare for the Cougars. That preparation ...More

Wakefield Year in Review

call imageThomas Beeler
WAKEFIELD — The year 2014 was relatively quiet in Wakefield compared to the two past years. There were only three carryover issues, and they did not generate the controversy seen in prior years. ...More

Police report offenses and arrests down from 2013

Elissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO —Wolfeboro Police Commission Chairman Ron Goodgame began the Commission’s Jan. 15 monthly meeting with salutations for the New Year and expressed the hope that offenses and arrests ...More
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Bear hoop girls remain undefeated

call imageJoshua Spaulding
BRISTOL — After slowly getting back into the swing of things following the holiday break, the Newfound hoop girls have been in full swing since. On Friday, Jan. 16, the Bears welcomed Kearsarge ...More

Freshmen lead the way for Bears at Bretton Woods

call imageJoshua Spaulding
CARROLL — The seven Newfound alpine ski team members made the trip north to Bretton Woods for a meet on Thursday, Jan. 16. "Fantastic snow conditions and friendly staff made it a great day to be ...More

Bears kick off alpine season at Ragged

call imageJoshua Spaulding
DANBURY — The Newfound alpine ski team played the role of hosts for the first meet of the season on Friday, Jan. 9, at Ragged Mountain. And despite the chilly temperatures, the day was a success ...More

Late three lifts Patriots over Lumberjacks

call imageCorey McKean
LINCOLN — With both teams midway through the season and playoff spots being hard to come by this year, the Profile Patriots traveled to Lin-Wood on Wednesday night looking for a big win. It would ...More

Crusader girls improve to 7-0 in epic fashion

call imageCorey McKean
LITTLETON — With the Littleton Lady Crusaders leading almost the entire game on Friday night, it came down to crunch time in the final minutes of the game as the Colebrook Mohawks pulled closer ...More

Carolyn Berlack wins giant slalom race at Loon Mountain

call imageCorey McKean
LINCOLN — Carolyn Berlack, sister of former U.S. Ski Team member Ronnie Berlack, had an unbelievable race day on Friday afternoon, Jan. 9, for the Profile girls’ ski team, winning every run. ...More

Dow, Swanson lead Lakers past Bears

call imageJoshua Spaulding
BRISTOL — In the opening game of the season, the Inter-Lakes boys’ basketball team had no trouble with Newfound. The Lakers experienced the same thing on Tuesday, Jan. 6, this time traveling ...More

Breaking the 'curse' tops list of MA stories

call imageJeff Lajoie
MOULTONBOROUGH — It was a year of breakthroughs for the Moultonborough Academy athletic department. Big moments saw several teams make history, with top individuals also setting marks. Here's a ...More

Daly's standout year highlights 2014 for Lakers

call imageJeff Lajoie
MEREDITH — It was a big year for Cam Daly. The Inter-Lakes harrier won state titles in the spring and fall, leading the way for the I-L athletic program in 2014. As a result, his XC title was our ...More

Bobcats sweep to jumping win

call imageJoshua Spaulding
ALBANY — The Plymouth ski jumping team took the top five spots in a meet at Kennett on Friday, Jan. 23. The Bobcats easily swept to victory with the strong individual showing, with Sunapee in second, ...More

Potochniak leads unified Eagles past Plymouth

call imageJoshua Spaulding
PLYMOUTH — The unified basketball season officially kicked off on Tuesday, Jan. 13, with Plymouth playing host to rival Kennett. The two teams played a close first quarter, but Kennett was able ...More

Bobcats take victory in Winnisquam Winter Classic

call imageJoshua Spaulding
TILTON — The Plymouth wrestling team dominated the Winnisquam Winter Classic on Saturday, Jan. 10, easily outdistancing Timberlane by a score of 192 to 164.5. "We’ve been fighting the flu ...More

A unified good time

call imageJoshua Spaulding
BELMONT — Smiles were everywhere. Loud rounds of applause roared through the Belmont High School gym. It wasn’t your typical preseason jamboree on the court on Saturday, Jan. 10, but rather ...More

Bears take tourney title

call imageJoshua Spaulding
GILFORD — The Winnisquam hoop boys entered the Lakes Region Holiday Tournament with an undefeated record and though the three games in Gilford over the week after Christmas didn’t count in ...More

Relay record, wild playoff win top Belmont list

call imageJeff Lajoie
BELMONT — The year 2014 brought about some exciting things for the town of Belmont on the athletic front. There were broken records, state titles and dramatic postseason runs just to name a few. ...More
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