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Plenty of road talk in Alton

David Allen
ALTON — The Monday, July 18, meeting of the Alton Board of Selectmen began with a public hearing on proposed highway department work on Rines Road and Stagecoach Road. About 10 members of the public, ...More

Prospect graduate presents research on Civil War soldiers

Cathy Allyn
ALTON — Being touched by history is a magical thing. It’s a moment of realization that something went on before you that shaped the world you live in today, and for the first time you understand ...More

Alton hangs on for win over White River

call imageJoshua Spaulding
ALTON — It took some last inning maneuvering, but the Alton Post 72 Junior Legion baseball team held on for a win in the opener of a doubleheader with White River Junction on Saturday afternoon ...More

Berlin man claims to have found meteorite from May 17 fireball

call imageJody Houle
BERLIN — In the early morning of May 17, a meteor lit up the sky and was visible from much of the Northeast. It was estimated that fragments of the meteor may have touched the Earth in the vicinity ...More

City Council addresses OHRV noise complaints

Jody Houle
BERLIN — During a City Council Work Session last Monday, July 18, the council addressed complaints of noise from OHRV/ATV riders who are allegedly riding after town ordinance curfew....More

Berlin grad focusing on coaching at his Conway facility

call imageJody Houle
BERLIN — Greg Allain achieved much success as a baseball player, and now he passes on his experience and skills to new generations. "The game of baseball has done great things for me as a player ...More

Sap House Meadery expands, invigorates commerce in Center Ossipee

call imageLarissa Mulkern
OSSIPEE — Sap House Meadery is bringing commerce and attracting customers to a once-sleepy side street in Center Ossipee. First opened to the public in 2011 with a small manufacturing and brewing ...More

Effingham Preservation Society re-opens its historic 1816 building

Mellisa Seamans
EFFINGHAM — At the corner of Route 153 (Province Lake Road) and Town House Road you will find the headquarters of Effingham Preservation Society. The 200-year-old building opened as Drake’s ...More

County delegation votes to support county farm study

call imageMellisa Seamans
OSSIPEE — In a move the Carroll County Farm Advisory Committee (CCFAC) was hoping for, the Carroll County Delegation voted Monday to support moving forward with a feasibility study for the future ...More

All-volunteer crews keep Ammonoosuc Habitat project on schedule

call imageJan Wipperman
WHITEFIELD — Following the regular 8:15 a.m. group meeting, in which the day’s work was divvied up, volunteers swung into motion Saturday on the home being built this year by the Habitat for ...More

Florida company charged in Lancaster tent collapse

Darin Wipperman
LANCASTER — Earlier this month, a Cos County grand jury indicted Walker International Events on one felony and seven misdemeanor charges stemming from the fatal tent collapse at the Lancaster Fairgrounds ...More

WMRHS welcomes new strength and conditioning teacher

call imageTara Giles
WHITEFIELD — The White Mountains Regional School Board has approved the contract of Anthony Ramos to take over the position of strength and conditioning teacher. Ramos graduated from Bedford High ...More

Swarthout ready for collegiate challenge

call imageJeff Lajoie
GILFORD — Somewhat surprisingly, Tyler Swarthout's golf career is still in its relative infancy. Despite his father, Jim, occupying the role of PGA Master Professional and Director of Golf at Pheasant ...More

King of the greens

call imageJeff Lajoie
LACONIA — Like he did all week, Chris Houston rose to the occasion when times got tough. The Gilford native and recent Penn State graduate marched through a grueling week of competition, charging ...More

Marathon under the lights

call imageJeff Lajoie
WALPOLE — For the second game in a row, the Gilford 12U All-Stars needed extra innings to settle things at the New Hampshire Cal Ripken State Tournament on July 6. In an epic matchup between the ...More

Lang Pond Road improvement project awarded to L.A. Drew

Elissa Paquette
TUFTONBORO — After consideration of four bids for the Lang Pond Road improvement project, the Board of Selectmen chose that of L.A. Drew of Intervale, which says it can do the job for $140,772. ...More

Volunteer group formed to meet area children's needs

call imageElissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — A number of community members have opened their hearts to meet the needs of children within the Governor Wentworth Regional School District, says Kingswood High School Social Worker ...More

John Krebs of Freedom appointed interim town planner

Thomas Beeler
WOLFEBORO — At their meeting last Wednesday, July 20, the Wolfeboro Board of Selectmen accepted the recommendation of Town Manager Dave Owen that John D. Krebs of Freedom be hired as interim town ...More
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Highlighting the Newfound Hall of Fame inductees

call imageBRISTOL — Newfound Regional High School will be celebrating its first Athletic Hall of Fame class on Oct. 1 during the annual Homecoming festivities. This issue will highlight two of the eight individual ...More

Paperwork available online for Newfound fall sports

BRISTOL — Newfound Regional High School fall sports will begin on Aug. 10 with football practice. Cross country, field hockey, soccer, unified soccer and volleyball will start on Aug. 15. Eligibility ...More

Highlighting the Newfound Hall of Fame inductees

call imageBRISTOL — Newfound Regional High School will be celebrating its first Athletic Hall of Fame class on Oct. 1 during the annual Homecoming festivities. This issue will highlight two of the eight individual ...More

Nature rules during ACT's summer hikes

call imageDarin Wipperman
SUGAR HILL — With so many preserved parcels, the Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust has several outside educational laboratories. For a hike last Wednesday, the organization hosted 12 people for stroll ...More

Superintendent Nilhas focused on communication as means to educational excellence

call imageDarin Wipperman
LITTLETON — From half a hemisphere away earlier this year, Steven Nilhas spent time studying Littleton. Now in town as the new superintendent of the Littleton School District, Nilhas has confirmed ...More

Three programs represented at Twin State Soccer games

call imageCASTLETON, Vt. — With the top seniors in New Hampshire and Vermont being selected from all four divisions after the 2015 soccer season and coming together, you knew it was going to be a heck of ...More

Southern Maine comes calling for MA's Greene

call imageJeff Lajoie
MOULTONBOROUGH — For half a decade, No. 8 occupied the pitching circle at Moultonborough Academy. Strikeout records fell, Final Four appearances were finally realized. Simply put, Maddy Greene lifted ...More

Record-breaking Porusta prepped for St. Joseph's College

call imageJeff Lajoie
MOULTONBOROUGH — The record books at Moultonborough Academy were no match for Andrew Porusta. The MA soccer star etched his name atop the all-time goal scoring list during his senior season, and ...More

Plymouth football, field hockey camps coming up

PLYMOUTH — The Plymouth football and field hockey camps will get under way soon. The football camp, for grades six through 12, runs Aug. 1 through Aug. 5, from 5 to 8 p.m. The five evenings of instruction ...More

Softball Thundercats cruise to 16U championship

call imageMANCHESTER — The Plymouth Thundercats had a successful weekend at the 16U Babe Ruth Softball State Tournament this year in Manchester, going undefeated for the weekend beating six other teams in ...More

Master of the Minutemen

call imageJoshua Spaulding
AMHERST, Mass. — To say Ryan Bamford was destined to be an athletics director might be a stretch, but there were signs that he was destined to head down that road. The 1996 Plymouth Regional High ...More

Remillard's dominance leads her to D-I Liberty University

call imageJeff Lajoie
TILTON — Like a blur, Jaila Remillard ran by her competitors. For four years, she was rarely challenged, rarely pushed by opponents. When all was said and done, the Winnisquam Regional High School ...More

Cilley edged in State Am semifinals

call imageJeff Lajoie
LACONIA — For the fourth time in six years, Tilton's Jim Cilley found himself just two wins from a championship on Friday. But the 2011 champion was unable to navigate his way all the way through ...More

Prescott brought winning culture to Belmont softball

call imageJeff Lajoie
BELMONT — Megan Prescott's arrival and subsequent four years at Belmont High School coincided with the softball program's rise to one of the premier squads in Division III. Those two things were ...More
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