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Winter sports athletes honored at Prospect Mountain

call imageJoshua Spaulding
ALTON — Another season wrapped up at Prospect Mountain on Friday, March 16, as the school celebrated the winter sports season at the sports awards ceremony. Athletics Director Corey Roux welcomed ...More

Timber Wolf JV girls win season-ending tourney

call imageJoshua Spaulding
ALTON — The Prospect Mountain JV girls’ basketball team had a strong finish to the season, winning the blue division at the season-ending JV tournament in Franklin. The Timber Wolves played ...More

Worth the wait

call imageJoshua Spaulding
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Sometimes, it pays off to wait. Just ask Indiana Jones. The Prospect Mountain graduate, who helped lead the Timber Wolves to the 2014 girls’ alpine Division III ...More

AVH President receives Business Excellence Award

call imageJody Houle
MANCHESTER — Michael Peterson of Androscoggin Valley Hospital has been named the recipient of the Healthcare award for large organizations, New Hampshire Business Review announced recently....More

St. Anne district named to National Register of Historic Places

call imageJody Houle
BERLIN — The district of St. Anne Parish has been named to the National Registry of Historic Places honored by the United States Secretary of Interior, The New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources ...More

Letter from resident prompts discussion on ATV road use

call imageJody Houle
BERLIN — A letter from a Berlin resident to the City Council prompted a discussion on road use by ATV's. ...More

Local communities announce tax rates

Melissa Seamans
REGION — In perhaps the least favorite holiday season tradition, property owners around the county are receiving their annual property tax bills. ...More

Cryans upsets Kenney in Executive Council race

Tara Giles
REGION — In his fifth run for the seat, Hanover Democrat Mike Cryans secured a spot last week as one of the five Executive Councilors in the state. ...More

Democratic reps win majority in Carroll County

Thomas Beeler
REGION — Overall election results in Carroll County mostly reflected statewide results last Tuesday, Nov. 6, as Democratic candidates won majorities in the House, Senate and Executive Council....More

Local company’s expansion hinges on road improvements

call imageJody Houle
GROVETON — A material handling company, Rotobec, wants to expand in Groveton at the industrial site, and is reliant upon using Brown Road in Groveton for access....More

Polaris donation helps boost local ATV trail system

call imageTara Giles
REGION — The Ride the Wilds alliance, formed in recent years has played an instrumental role in boosting ATV tourism in the North Country by way of creating and improving the local trail system. ...More

Bomb threat prompts concerns from local parents

Tara Giles
LANCASTER — On the evening of Wednesday, Nov. 7, parents gathered at the Lancaster Elementary School along with school officials to discuss the third bomb threat the school has dealt with over the ...More

Candlelight Stroll ushers in the holiday season Dec. 8

call imageErin Plummer
The candles, carolers, horse drawn carriages, and more will return to Belknap Mountain Road for another Candlelight Stroll after a yearlong hiatus. ...More

Rotary efforts clear cemetery path

Erin Plummer
A local cemetery is more accessible thanks to the volunteer efforts of Gilford Rotary members on a cold, rainy day....More

Sununu, Edwards top Gilford choices

Erin Plummer
Gilford voters generally favored the Republican candidates in the midterm election. Voters took to the polls at the Gilford Youth Center on Tuesday to cast their ballots for their choices of candidates. ...More

Selectmen send $27 million budget to Budget Committee

Elissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — The Wolfeboro Board of Selectmen has passed its $27.3 million 2019 operating budget on to the Budget Committee (Bud Com) for review last week after numerous meetings throughout the fall ...More

Aspiring firefighter earns internship through Lakes Region Technology Center

call imageElissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — Kingswood Regional High School student Connor Sloat is expanding on his early experience as a firefighter in Ossipee, with a School to Work internship through the Lakes Region Technology ...More

American Legion holds Veterans Day ceremony at the Wright Museum

call imageThomas Beeler
WOLFEBORO — At 11 a.m. this past Sunday, Nov. 11, American Legion Harriman Hall Post 18 Commander Harold Chamberlin opened the annual recognition of Veterans Day at the Wright Museum of World War ...More

TTCC event gives local parents a break

call imageDonna Rhodes
BRISTOL — Last Friday evening, a group of young men and women provided once again a truly great community service at the Tapply-Thompson Community Center in Bristol — they gave parents of ...More

New teachers’ contract, budget adjustments discussed

Thomas P. Caldwell
BRISTOL — The Newfound Area School Board and the Newfound Teachers Union have ratified a new, three-year collective bargaining agreement that would help keep wages competitive with surrounding school ...More

Local communities see historic turnout for midterms

Donna Rhodes
REGION — The Midterm General Elections on Nov. 8 created a busy day at the local polls when many towns saw historic voter turnouts along with unprecedented numbers of new voters taking advantage ...More

“Chopped” champion cooks for a local crowd

call imageJustin Roshak
LITTLETON—Accomplished celebrity chef Evan Hennessey wined and dined Littleton residents last Wednesday, and gave the North Country a taste of the cutting edge in award-winning Granite State. ...More

Transfer Station feeling the pinch from international trade policies

Justin Roshak
LITTLETON—The Transfer Station will ask voters for significantly more money this year, in large part because of the freefall in prices for many recyclable goods, which used to cover more of costs....More

Lakeway Committee plans next steps

Justin Roshak
LITTLETON—The Lakeway Elementary Facilities Advisory Committee met last week, and considered its next steps, following its recommendation to the School Board that the district move forward with ...More

Christmas at the Castle takes a global theme

call imageErin Plummer
MOULTONBOROUGH — Holiday traditions from several different countries can be found under the same historical roof during the sixth annual Christmas at the Castle, during which the Castle in the Clouds ...More

Elizabeth Eaton earns Gold Award, Girl Scouting’s highest honor

call imageMOULTONBOROUGH — When a Girl Scout takes on a Gold Award project, it’s hard to say who benefits the most — the girl or those the project is meant to help....More

Meredith parade, ceremonies honor veterans

call imageErin Plummer
MEREDITH — Veterans from all eras of this country were honored for their service and sacrifice during American Legion Post 33's annual Veteran's Day ceremony....More

Planning board delays Market Basket vote pending input from surrounding towns

Donna Rhodes
PLYMOUTH — At the Plymouth Planning Board’s public hearing for an application to build a new Market Basket at Riverview Landing off the Tenney Mountain Highway last week, the "Ayes" had it ...More

Thornton officials cut the ribbon on newly replaced covered bridge

call imageDonna Rhodes
THORNTON — Officials in Thornton were pleased to finally cut the ribbon on a new bridge that has been in need of replacement since Tropical Storm Irene hit the state in 2011....More

Local communities see historic turnout for midterms

Donna Rhodes
REGION — The Midterm General Elections on Nov. 8 created a busy day at the local polls when many towns saw historic voter turnouts along with unprecedented numbers of new voters taking advantage ...More

STEMspiration event offers local students a glimpse at careers in science & tech

call imageDonna Rhodes
TILTON — Eighth and ninth grade students in the Winnisquam Regional School District were invited to take part in a "STEMspiration" event last week, featuring women who have made their way successfully ...More

Northfield EDC welcomes guest speaker on young professionals’ attitude toward NH

call imageDonna Rhodes
NORTHFIELD — Will Stewart, executive director for the 501(c)3 organization Stay Work Play New Hampshire, was the keynote speaker for the Northfield Economic Development Corporation’s annual ...More

Visiting officials express gratitude for service of Veterans Home residents

call imageDonna Rhodes
TILTON — Gratitude was the message of the day as Gov. Chris Sununu, Sen. Maggie Hassan, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter and Congressman-elect Chris Pappas joined a standing room only crowd at the ...More
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