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Alton Central oil tank will need to be replaced

Elizabeth Cantrall
ALTON — After a brief discussion during the July 21 meeting, the Alton Central School Board voted unanimously to approve the 2014-2015 personnel list. The board then heard from the Director of ...More

Celebrate New Durham this Saturday

Joshua Spaulding
NEW DURHAM — Turn back the clock and head to New Durham on Saturday as Celebrate New Durham Day takes a trip back to the 1950s. Admission is free for New Durham residents, who are asked to get a ...More

Alton clinches playoff spot with doubleheader sweep

call imageJoshua Spaulding
ALTON — With a spot in the state tournament on the line, the Morin Insurance Alton Junior Legion team and the Post 66 Durand-Haley Rangers Plymouth Junior Legion team squared off in a doubleheader ...More

Second Annual Gorham ArtWalk expands to Main Street

Debra Thornblad
GORHAM — The Gorham ArtWalk was so successful last year that it has been expanded this year, just its second year, from exclusively on Exchange Street to include Main Street, all the way down to ...More

WREN seeks No. Border Regional Commission grant to buy 117 Main St.

Edith Tucker
BERLIN — WREN, the nonprofit Women’s Rural Entrepreneurial Network, signed a purchase and sale agreement to buy the vacant building at 117 Main Street from its owner Paul Charest, who ran ...More

Film crew has created a buzz and an outlet for local talent

call imageJody Houle
BERLIN — A crew of local aspiring actors, actresses, directors, producers, and musicians have teamed up over the past few years and created a chain of film productions including a progressing web ...More

Final Watershed Plan for Province Lake presented

call imageThomas Beeler
PARSONSFIELD, Maine — Province Lake Association members were presented with the final Watershed Management Plan for the lake at their annual meeting, held last Saturday morning, July 19, at the ...More

County Sheriff’s Office has a new K-9

Mulkern, Larissa
OSSIPEE — The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office has a new K-9 in training. High Sheriff Dominic Richardi updated County Commissioners at their July 16 meeting that a 23-month old Belgian Malinois ...More

Commissioners award demolition contract for old nursing home wings

Mulkern, Larissa
OSSIPEE — The Carroll County Commission awarded the bid for demolition of two wings of the old nursing home, roof repairs and ground reseeding to a Newfields-based company...More

Building materials shed for DIY-ers opens at Lancaster Hardware

call imageEdith Tucker
LANCASTER — The Lancaster Hardware and Home Center, owned by the Discenzo family, has moved swiftly to fill a niche opened up by the recent shuttering of the Kilkenny Building Center on Middle Street....More

Selectmen plan to replace Ingerson Road bridge at summer’s end

Edith Tucker
JEFFERSON — The selectmen are exploring all costs and also obtaining permits so that once everything is in place they can move forward to replace the one-lane Ingerson Road Bridge over Priscilla ...More

Scott Brown campaigns in Coös for Republican Senate nomination

Edith Tucker
SHELBURNE — Former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown, who is seeking the Republican nomination on Primary Day, Sept. 9, so he can go head-to-head against incumbent Senator Jeanne Shaheen, a Democrat, ...More

Houston reaches Round of 32 before falling in State Am

call imageGOFFSTOWN — The top local golfers found themselves right in the thick of things last week, competing in the 111th annual New Hampshire State Amateur Tournament at Stonebridge Country Club. The week-long ...More

Lachapelle, Osborne take softball talents to Spain

call imageJeff Lajoie
GILFORD — From Gilford to Spain, for love of the game. Gilford High School softball players Lisa Osborne and Sarah Lachapelle left earlier this week to embark on a week-long trip to Spain, playing ...More

State tourney runs comes to an end for Gilford 10s

call imageJeff Lajoie
BARRINGTON — For the second day in a row, an early deficit ultimately proved to be too much for the Gilford 10U All-Stars. Kingswood scored three runs in the first inning thanks to four Gilford ...More

Commissioners consider ways to sell guns in police custody

Elissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — The Wolfeboro Police Commission grappled with how to best dispose of firearms in custody at the police department during its monthly meeting on July 17. ...More

Wolfeboro town offices to move next week

call imageThomas Beeler
WOLFEBORO — Wolfeboro’s town offices in Brewster Memorial Hall will be closed next week, from July 28 through Aug. 1, as part of the planned move to temporary quarters at Huggins Hospital....More

Friends of Abenaki gets board approval for ski lodge naming rights

Thomas Beeler
WOLFEBORO — Chip Maxfield and Bill Swaffield of the Friends of Abenaki came before the Wolfeboro Board of Selectmen at their July 16 meeting to present the group’s fundraising plans and get ...More

Lauer, Whitney vie for District 2 commissioner seat

call imageDarin Wipperman
BATH— The town’s lock on one of three Grafton County commissioner seats appears guaranteed for another election. The late Ray Burton occupied the office for nearly two decades. After Burton ...More

Selectmen reviewing attorney’s letter on Douglas Drive

Darin Wipperman
BETHLEHEM— Ten elected officials in Bethlehem sat at the same table on Monday night for a joint meeting of the selectmen and planning board. The issue of requiring site plan review for the Dalton ...More

The Exchange on the Road tomorrow evening at Colonial Theatre

BETHLEHEM — Laura Knoy will be on stage at the Colonial Theatre with four local panelists at 6:30 tomorrow evening, July 10, giving North Country residents a chance to see The Exchange on the Road. ...More

Kearney, Post 33 shut down Plymouth

call imageJeff Lajoie
MEREDITH — Behind a strong performance from Garrett Kearney on the mound, the Meredith Griggs-Wyatt Post 33 Junior Legion baseball team got back on the winning track on July 17 at Prescott Park. ...More

Late rally sinks Post 33 in Alton

call imageJeff Lajoie
ALTON — On the road in need of a big win, the Meredith Griggs-Wyatt Post 33 Junior Legion baseball team very much looked in control and destined for one on July 10. But host Alton Post 72 stole ...More

Five locals earn All-State selections

call imageJeff Lajoie
REGION — Just a few plays separated the Inter-Lakes High School baseball team from a trip to the Final Four this spring. The Lakers took top-seeded Campbell to the brink in the Division III quarterfinals, ...More

Late rally not enough, as Plymouth falls to North Country

call imageJoshua Spaulding
PLYMOUTH — After an 8-5 loss to Farmington on the first day of the Babe Ruth 14U district tournament, the Plymouth boys were in need of a win against North Country on Saturday, July 12, at Littleton’s ...More

Sharing his love of tennis

call imageJoshua Spaulding
HOLDERNESS — Bill Aronson has spent time all over the country. And every place he goes, he’s brought his love of tennis and done his best to spread that love to as many people as possible. ...More

Plymouth 12s come up just short

call imageFARMINGTON — While it wasn’t the ending the Plymouth Cal Ripken 12U team was looking for, the boys provided fans with plenty of excitement in the final few days of the District Eight Tournament ...More

Boles, Zimmer powered strong Raider squad

call imageJeff Lajoie
BELMONT — It was a season to remember for the Belmont High School boys' track and field team. Behind the veteran leadership provided by a strong contingent of upperclassmen, the Red Raiders tied ...More

State run comes to a close for Belmont 12s

call imageJeff Lajoie
LANCASTER — Until the very last out, the Belmont 12U All-Stars battled. But with Claremont on its heels and the tying run just 60 feet away, the summer run finally came to a close for the red and ...More

Belmont 12s fall late in state opener

call imageJeff Lajoie
LANCASTER — Elation turned to despair in the matter of an inning for the Belmont 12U All-Stars on Saturday. After scoring four runs to take its first lead of the game in the bottom of the fifth ...More
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