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Suncook 10U edges Kingswood for title

call imageJoshua Spaulding
CHICHESTER — The District Eight Cal Ripken 10U tournament was incredibly competitive throughout the round-robin games and that continued into the championship round, where Kingswood and Suncook ...More

One lineman no longer on the line

call imageCathy Allyn
ALTON — Forty-three years on a dangerous job that has you on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week, would be enough for anyone, but if you were Mike Elliot, you would do it for 43 years and one ...More

Meetinghouse project moving forward

Mark Foynes
NEW DURHAM — Two years and eight months after being placed on the NH Preservation Alliance’s "Seven to Save" list, the 1772 Meetinghouse received approval to "move forward" on the first of ...More

Berlin-Gorham 10U heads on to states

call imageTara Giles
LANCASTER — On Saturday, the Berlin-Gorham 10-U All Stars went head-to-head with Littleton in a battle that ran into an extra inning. The teams were evenly matched and went back and forth from a ...More

Mary White ordained Roman Catholic priest in ARCWP liturgy

call imageEdith Tucker
SHELBURNE — History was made North of the Notches on Saturday, June 20, when Mary Catherine White of Gorham was publicly ordained a priest by a bishop — Rev. Dr. Bridget Mary Meehan, a member ...More

Eversource Energy announces jobs partnership, apprenticeship opps

call imageEdith Tucker
HOOKSETT — Eversource Energy, formerly PSNH, held a press conference organized by media specialist Lauren Collins in the truck bay section of its state-of-the-art transmission operations facility ...More

Knights, Bobcats named to boys’ lacrosse All-State

Joshua Spaulding
REGION — Boys’ lacrosse All-State teams were announced recently and a few Kingswood and Plymouth players were honored. In Division II, Kingswood junior attack Owen Gonya earned First Team ...More

Ossipee selectmen honor town employees

call imageCarol Holyoake
OSSIPEE — Ossipee Police Chief James Eldridge was the recipient of the Employee of the Year award at a luncheon reception held at Town Hall last Monday to recognize employee appreciation. Eldridge ...More

County commissioners look for potential budget savings

TJ Palmer
OSSIPEE — Led by Chairman David Sorenson, the county commissioners continued to look for ways to cut costs and increase revenue given the projected budget shortfall of $1.5 million for 2015. At ...More

Caterino continues tradition of community service with local athletes

call imageTara Giles
LANCASTER — Jim Caterino, the assistant baseball coach at WMRHS, has a goal to instill community service among his athletes. Caterino moved to the area four years ago from New Jersey where he coached ...More

Cherry tree planted in honor of diplomat Henry Willard Denison

call imageEdith Tucker
LANCASTER — The memory of a man with an international reputation as a diplomat who is nearly unknown in either Guildhall — place of his birth on May 11, 1846, and boyhood home — or in ...More

Fort Jefferson to add cabins, open Fun Park in late afternoon

call imageEdith Tucker
JEFFERSON — The transformation of Six Gun City into a unique resort — the Fort Jefferson Campground, Cabins and Fun Park — continues to take place. ...More

One for the thumb

call imageJeff Lajoie
FRANKLIN — It's becoming a rite of passage for the youth baseball players of Gilford each summer. For the fifth consecutive year, the Gilford 10U All-Stars navigated the waters of the Cal Ripken ...More

GHS students help NH Veterans Home

call imageErin Plummer
TILTON ⎯ Thanks to efforts by Gilford High School students, residents of the New Hampshire Veterans Home will have flag cases for their families....More

Volunteers, businesses support Got Lunch

call imageErin Pummer
Since its inception last year, the Gilford Got Lunch program has received overwhelming support from volunteers, businesses, and organizations across the community. The kickoff of this year’s Got ...More

Borelli locks down Meredith

call imageJoshua Spaulding
MEREDITH — Strong pitching can overcome a lack of timely hitting. That’s a lesson that the Morin Insurance Alton Junior Legion baseball team took to the bank on Thursday, June 25, in Meredith. ...More

Tuftonboro selectmen review a range of issues in a long meeting

Elissa Paquette
TUFTONBORO — Susan Weeks, who serves as Trustee of the Trust Funds and Cemetery Trustee, reviewed information with the Board of Selectmen on June 22 that she and Trustee Mary Ann Lynch gleaned from ...More

Fun pianos coming to downtown Wolfeboro

call imageThomas Beeler
WOLFEBORO — Resident Peter Cole, who is also chairman of the town Pathways Committee, came before Wolfeboro selectmen at their June 17 meeting to present a proposal to install brightly painted pianos ...More

Newfound Football Camp set for Aug. 3-7

BRISTOL — The annual Newfound Football Camp football skills clinic will take place Aug. 3 through 7 at Newfound Regional High School. This non-contact camp is run by Newfound Regional High School ...More

Local officials report a largely uneventful Motorcycle Week

call imageDonna Rhodes
REGION — The 92nd Annual Laconia Motorcycle Week came to a close last Sunday, and public safety officials in the Newfound Region were pleased to report it was a safe and relatively uneventful time, ...More

Broken main leaves dozens in Hill without running water

call imageDonna Rhodes
HILL — Beginning in the early morning hours of Wednesday, June 17, residents along Park Street, Old Town Road and Shop Road in Hill Village found themselves scrambling to get water for drinking, ...More

Littleton Cal Ripken ends season at Districts

call imageCorey McKean
GORHAM — Three 11-12-year-old Cal Ripken All-Star teams played in the District Three tournament on the weekend of June 19 in Gorham, as Littleton, Great North Woods and Berlin-Gorham battled to ...More

Beech Hill Drive In brings back authentic outdoor movie feel

call imageDarin Wipperman
BETHLEHEM—Phil Bell has an interest in bringing great memories back to the present. He was one of many key players in the revitalization of Bethlehem’s pool. Now, Bell is offering the drive ...More

Foto Factory assists region as FedEx Authorized Ship Center

call imageDarin Wipperman
LITTLETON—The bustle found on Littleton’s Main Street includes many businesses working hard to be there for customers. Located in the heart of the action, Foto Factory recently added a new ...More

Navigating the waters at the 32nd Annual SLA Conference

call imageJeff Lajoie
"Real people attend this conference." The quote was passed around like a battle cry, shared as a rallying point for a group of people bonded by a common interest and yearly curiosity. Sport literature, ...More

ILES coins help Make-A-Wish

call imageErin Plummer
MEREDITH ⎯ Students at Inter-Lakes Elementary School brought in coins by the bagful to donate to the Make-A-Wish Foundation; helping other kids facing major illnesses....More

Freedom Ride brings awareness to POW/MIA effort

call imageErin Plummer
MEREDITH ⎯ From hundreds of bikes to a few words of advocacy, the POW/MIA cause was honored during the annual Freedom Ride. ...More

Suncook Valley rallies for wins over Plymouth in district finals

call imageJoshua Spaulding
LOUDON — Suncook Valley trailed Plymouth heading to the sixth inning in both games of the District Eight Cal Ripken 12U championships on Monday, June 22. But a full six innings are needed to finish ...More

Community offers thanks to departing PSU President

call imageDonna Rhodes
PLYMOUTH — Community leaders, business owners and residents of the area gathered together last Saturday evening to thank outgoing Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen as her final ...More

Little Church Theater’s 2015 season kicks off with “The Salon”

call imageDonna Rhodes
HOLDERNESS — The Little Church Theater in Holderness is eagerly looking forward to another summer filled with great arts and entertainment, and kicking off the theatrical season will be "The Salon," ...More

Belmont 12s continue District 6 dominance

call imageJeff Lajoie
FRANKLIN — Call it a dynasty. For the fourth consecutive year, the Belmont 12U All-Star team captured the Cal Ripken District 6 Tournament championship. After a 16-6 win in game one, Belmont capped ...More

Southwick School Principal prepares to step down

call imageDonna Rhodes
NORTHFIELD — The end of the 2014-15 school year will mark the close of an important chapter in the history of Southwick School with not only the passing of beloved benefactor Bert Southwick, but ...More

Nonprofit organization plans a special surprise for local boy with hemophilia

call imageDonna Rhodes
NORTHFIELD — Life is not always easy for 10-year-old Seth Peake of Northfield, who was diagnosed with hemophilia before he was even born. Thanks to a new nonprofit organization, The Corner Kingdom ...More
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