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Randall talks cattle with New Durham Historical Society

call imageCathy Allyn
NEW DURHAM — Sometimes the most interesting stories are in your own backyard; or, at least, the field down the street that you drive by on a regular basis. New Durham has such a field, on Old Bay ...More

Merrymeeting watershed identified as a key focus

Mark Foynes
NEW DURHAM — A crowd of some 50 local residents, regional town leaders and other stakeholders recently gathered in the New Durham School gym to discuss the potential impacts of how contaminants ...More

Burley (8 Ks) leads Timber Wolves past Vikings

call imageJoshua Spaulding
ALTON — Against a good team, the Prospect Mountain softball team brought its best. Senior pitcher Brianna Burley struck out eight and the Timber Wolf bats came to life in a 7-3 win over Mascenic ...More

City will apply for grant to study handicapped accessibility upgrades at City Hall

call imageJody Houle
BERLIN — At an April 17 City Work Session, the council approved applying for a $12,000 Community Development Block Grant to conduct a feasibility study on providing adequate handicap accessibility ...More

City to seek funding for new parking lot at Mt. Forest trail head

call imageJody Houle
BERLIN — After a Berlin resident offered to donate three parcels of land at the base of Mount Forist, the City has decided to apply for a grant to construct a parking lot and a trailhead for hikers. ...More

Berlin tennis girls start season with five-straight wins

call imageJody Houle
BERLIN — It came down to doubles against Profile on Tuesday, April 18, and the Berlin Mountaineers varsity girls’ tennis team defeated them 7-2. Berlin broke Profile’s 4-0 streak and ...More

Ossipee Lake Alliance documents Westward Shores spring flooding

call imageFREEDOM — Add this spring’s lake level statistics to the challenges Westward Shores Camping Resort faces in convincing environmentalists and local officials that flooding should not be a serious ...More

Ossipee roadside cleanup day coming May 6

Mellisa Seamans
OSSIPEE — Selectmen here gave their full support to an Eagle Scout project at their April 24 meeting. Bryce Northrup has been granted permission to construct a trail on town-owned property that ...More

Still no clear direction on what to do with county farm or land

Mellisa Seamans
OSSIPEE — The Carroll County Delegation set aside $10,000 in the 2017 budget for a feasibility study to determine the best use of 700-plus acres of county-owned land. Will the county commissioners ...More

From officer to barber, Blaine Hall starts a new adventure

call imageTara Giles
GROVETON — Blaine Hall of Groveton will be trading in his taser for a pair of clippers as he embarks on a new journey as the North Country's newest barber. Hall has spent the past several years ...More

Locals pull together to support Whitefield man's fight against cancer

Courtney Vashaw
GILMAN, Vt. — The crowd at Saturday night’s "Pullin’ For Mikey" spaghetti dinner, held at the Gilman School, are proof of two things: One, that Mikey Mackillop has friends in all corners ...More

Spartan boys and girls take first in Laconia

call imageTara Giles
LACONIA — The White Mountains Regional High School track team traveled to Laconia on April 18 where they utilized the time on the track to perfect their techniques. As a result both boys' and girls' ...More

GMS performers accepted to ‘Broadway Junior’

call imageErin Plummer
A group of Gilford Middle School students will be taking on Broadway this summer after being accepted to a national theater camp. ...More

Piche’s now selling motorized bikes

call imageErin Plummer
Cyclists with physical limitations or seeking an extra boost can purchase new motorized bikes from a local shop. ...More

Big bats lead the way in Gilford win

call imageBob Martin
BELMONT — The Golden Eagles softball girls have had an up and down start to the season, but they came out swinging against Belmont, handing the local rival their first loss of the season on April ...More

Wolfeboro selectmen updated on key projects

Thomas Beeler
WOLFEBORO — Public Works Director Dave Ford gave progress reports on four major projects at the selectmen's April 19 meeting. The four projects are the reconstruction of the Mast Landing parking ...More

Wolfeboro's Sgt. Chris Keaton named new chief of police in Bartlett

call imageBARTLETT — Bartlett selectmen are pleased to announce that Sgt. Christopher Keaton of the Wolfeboro Police Department has been selected to take over as the chief of police at the Bartlett Police ...More

Wolfeboro resident criticizes town's approach to road repair

call imageThomas Beeler
WOLFEBORO — At the Wolfeboro selectmen's meeting on April 19, Mary Coffey Moran, who lives on Mandalay Road and has been a taxpayer since 1989, read a statement detailing her concerns about the ...More

NRHS announces the Class of 2017's top two

call imageDonna Rhodes
BRISTOL — Newfound Regional High School Principal Paul Hoiriis was pleased to announce last week that the distinction of Valedictorian and Salutatorian for the Class of 2017 was being presented ...More

Selectmen reverse position on Police Chief’s safety warning

Thomas P. Caldwell
BRISTOL — Selectmen got behind Police Chief Michael Lewis in his decision to issue a public warning about the discovery of a hypodermic needle near Kelley Park, and Deb Naro, executive director ...More

Rouille leads Bears to win in opener

call imageJoshua Spaulding
SUTTON — The Newfound baseball team got an early lead and then scored two more in the top of the seventh inning to knock off Kearsarge by a 4-2 score on Monday, April 17. "The guys played really ...More

Kuster sees Trump budget as a threat to North Country development

call imageJustin Roshak
LITTLETON—Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster met with local business owners, development experts, and citizens in downtown Littleton last week. ...More

Shaheen gathers support for bill aimed at preventing addiction

Justin Roshak
LINCOLN—Linwood Public School hosted a panel discussion on opioid-abuse prevention where second-term Senator and former governor Jeanne Shaheen was the guest of honor. ...More

Walker, Sanborn combine for no-hitter against Lisbon in season debut

call imageCorey McKean
LISBON — Littleton’s Derek Walker got the start on the mound for the Littleton baseball team’s first game of the season on Tuesday, April 18, and he was literally unhittable as he recorded ...More

Streetcar brings “Mary Poppins” to the stage

call imageErin Plummer
MEREDITH — The adventures of a magical nanny and her friends will come to the stage in Streetcar Company’s production of "Mary Poppins."...More

Moultonborugh Academy students celebrate Earth Day

call imageErin Plummer
MOULTONBOROUGH — Building houses for bees, making pottery, and making sushi were just some of the natural themed activities students at Moultonborough Academy could do for Earth Day....More

Families celebrate Easter at Meredith Egg Hunt

call imageErin Plummer
MEREDITH — Thousands of eggs, a special bunny, and an assortment of other fun activities awaited families at the Meredith Parks and Recreation Department’s Easter Egg Hunt....More

Weather doesn’t deter young anglers from Fox Park Fishing Derby

call imageLeigh Sharps
PLYMOUTH—Larry Gibson, Plymouth Parks and Recreation Director, hopes that one of these days, the annual Fox Park Fishing Derby will have good weather, but concedes that "We always have strange weather."...More

Holderness Central School students raise funds in support of KYMMA

call imageDonna Rhodes
HOLDERNESS — The fourth and fifth grade Student Council at Holderness Central School presented the staff and student body with a unique fundraising challenge this year to raise money for "Keeping ...More

Bobcat boys and girls finish second in opener

call imageJoshua Spaulding
WOLFEBORO — The Plymouth track team got the season started a few days late, as the Bobcats traveled to Wolfeboro for a meet hosted by Kingswood at The Nick. The Bobcat boys and girls finished in ...More

Sanbornton's Suzanne Crowell named Winnisquam district's Teacher of the Year

call imageDonna Rhodes
SANBORNTON — At the end of an assembly for the second grade class play last Wednesday morning, Sanbornton Central School was visited by members of the Winnisquam Regional School Board, who dropped ...More

Sanbornton residents show their community pride during Earth Day clean-up

Donna Rhodes
SANBORNTON — On Saturday, April 22, hundreds of countries around the world celebrated the 47th anniversary of Earth Day, a day when people make a special effort to do something positive for the ...More

Contigiani throws gem in 7-0 win over Gilford

call imageBob Martin
BELMONT — Cole Contigiani brought his best stuff on April 19, pitching a one-hitter against rival Gilford High School for a 7-0 win. It was the first win for Belmont High School after two consecutive ...More
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