PMHS board approves history club trip

Tim Croes
ALTON — The Prospect Mountain School Board met on Tuesday, April 8, and approved several items that came before the board. The board approved a graduation date of June 13 for the Class of 2014. ...More

Selectmen grilled about fire chief situation

Elizabeth Cantrall
NEW DURHAM — During the public input portion of the April 7 New Durham Board of Selectmen’s meeting, the board was questioned regarding the recent filing of a petition against the town for ...More

Off and running

call imageJoshua Spaulding
ALTON — The Prospect Mountain track team had a busy first week, with a pair of meets just a couple of days apart, but the Timber Wolves pushed through with some solid results. Both meets featured ...More

Tex Mex is back with a new location, fine dining café will follow

call imageJody Houle
GORHAM — Tex Mex has returned with a new location, a new look, and a new vision. ...More

Elsie Hall honored with Sylvia Evans Citizenship Award

Edith Tucker
BERLIN — Elise Hall of Errol was honored on Friday evening with the annual Sylvia Evans Citizenship Award that was presented at an upbeat ceremony at which Adele Woods, CEO of the Coös County Family ...More

CEDC grants $10,000 to Androscoggin Valley C of C for 3 events

Edith Tucker
BERLIN — The Coös Economic Development Corporation (CEDC) granted $10,000 to the Androscoggin Valley Chamber of Commerce to help support and promote three 2014 events that last year successfully ...More

Carroll County Commission to recess until Kenney provides proof

Mellisa Seamans
OSSIPEE — As of press time, Carroll County Commissioners remained under a status of "indefinite recess," having cancelled their April 16 meeting after Commissioner Asha Kenney’s fellow board ...More

Prompt response stops Freedom fire

call imageMellisa Seamans
FREEDOM — Quick and skilled response from firefighters here and from departments around the region kept a potential disaster from occurring at a home on Old Portland Road April 14. ...More

Wakefield resident complains about ambulance service writeoffs

Thomas Beeler
WAKEFIELD — Town Administrator Teresa Williams reported at the April 9 selectmen’s meeting that she had received a complaint about the board’s decision at their last meeting to write ...More

Lancaster bids farewell to Margaret Carr

call imageArt McGrath
LANCASTER—Lancaster and the Coös County Democrat lost one of its own on Palm Sunday when Margaret Carr died in Whitefield at the Morrison at the age of 102—just a few weeks shy of her 103rd ...More

Crowd wants WMRSD Supt. Fensom to renominate P.E. teacher Richardson

Edith Tucker
LANCASTER — Feelings ran high among the 60 or so members of the public who turned out at WMRSD board meeting on Monday evening seeking a way that would allow fourth-year non-tenured P. E. teacher ...More

Region says “Welcome Home” to Vietnam vets

call imageDarin Wipperman
WHITEFIELD— A hearty welcome home 40 years in the making took place at White Mountains Regional High School on Saturday afternoon. About 300 people, including many elected officials and veterans, ...More

Diamond Eagles look to continue upswing

call imageJeff Lajoie
GILFORD — It was a huge coming out season for the Gilford High School baseball team in 2013, as the Golden Eagles put together a winning season and a playoff berth, ultimately falling to eventual ...More

Defending champs get back to work

call imageJeff Lajoie
GILFORD — For the third time in four years, the Gilford High School boys' tennis team brought home a state championship last year. The Golden Eagles fought their way through a title match for the ...More

Orton, Joyce garner Honorable Mention selections

call imageJeff Lajoie
REGION — It was quite a year on the hardwood locally, as the resurgence of some programs mixed with legitimate runs by some others had the Lakes Region schools in prime position to make some noise ...More

Wolfeboro outlines plan for Town Hall renovation

Elissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — As Wolfeboro’s Town Hall awaits its transformation, Town Manager Dave Owen and Director of Development and Planning Rob Houseman have drafted a list of the next steps in renovation ...More

Tuftonboro selectmen forming library building committee

Elissa Paquette
TUFTONBORO — The house on the town-owned Dearborn property, located along Route 109 across from the Tuftonboro Free Library, will be coming down, but it will not be burned by the fire department. ...More

Kingswood’s Robotics team goes on National Championship

call imageTim Croes
BOSTON, Mass. — The Kingswood Regional High School robotics team; The Resistance, also known as Team 4925, traveled to Boston University’s Agganis Arena and they didn’t win any of their ...More

Good to get the blues

call imageDarin Wipperman
BETHLEHEM— Parents Jose and Casey Bonilla, who have a son with autism, are on a mission. Started last year, the couple is expanding their effort to illuminate the town’s Main Street with ...More

Italian Oasis to close

Darin Wipperman
LITTLETON— Bailiwicks, closed since the Thayers Inn water damage in January, will be moving to Parker’s Marketplace in the spot being vacated by Italian Oasis. Wayne and Lisa Morello, who ...More

Crusaders on a mission to return to finals

call imageJames Barrett
LITTLETON — When the Littleton Crusaders’ baseball season came to an abrupt end in the finals last season, some would say there was a sour taste left over from the loss. However, with a new ...More

Battery vets spark Panthers

call imageJeff Lajoie
MOULTONBOROUGH — After 10 years without a postseason win, the Moultonborough Academy softball team has taken a step forward each of the last two seasons. The Panthers won home preliminary round ...More

Senior-laden Panthers primed for postseason run

call imageJeff Lajoie
MOULTONBOROUGH — Just one win out of a playoff spot a year ago, expectations are high for a Moultonborough Academy girls' tennis team that returns five of its starting six after graduating just ...More

Inter-Lax program preps for busy spring

call imageJeff Lajoie
MEREDITH — The Meredith Community Center was abuzz last week. Same for the Inter-Lakes Elementary School gymnasium. There's a new sport in town, one which hopes to be playing varsity games in the ...More

Bobcat baseball features plenty of talent

call imageJoshua Spaulding
PLYMOUTH — Coach Tom Underwood can’t help but feel good about his Plymouth baseball team this year. After all, he’s got a group of seniors that have tasted success quite a bit over this ...More

Curling “sweeps” into Plymouth

call imageJoshua Spaulding
PLYMOUTH — As spring attempts to make its way into the Plymouth area, Sunday afternoon saw more than 30 people taking to the ice of the Hanaway Rink at the Plymouth State University Ice Arena. Many ...More

Following a legend

call imageJoshua Spaulding
PLYMOUTH — Jim Carey has been around Plymouth Regional High School long enough to know he’s going to have some big shoes to fill. But he also is sure that all those years involved in the school ...More

Bears hungry for more

call imageJeff Lajoie
TILTON — At its simplest form, baseball is supposed to a fun game. But two years ago, there wasn't a lot of fun to be had for the Winnisquam Regional High School baseball team. The Bears won just ...More

Hurst, Cahill highlight hockey All-Staters

call imageJeff Lajoie
REGION — For the second time in three years, the Belmont-Gilford hockey team reached the Division III semifinals this winter. The Bulldogs put together one of their best seasons in program history, ...More

Cream rises to the top

Jeff Lajoie
And then there were four. We're down to the Final Four in the NCAA Tournament, as the national semifinals will be played Saturday night with Florida-UConn and Wisconsin-Kentucky taking center stage for ...More
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