Timber Wolves sweep home meet

ALTON — The Prospect Mountain cross country teams took care of business on their home course on Saturday, wrapping up Spirit Week with overall wins on the afternoon. The Timber Wolf boys ran to a tie finish with Portsmouth Christian, but won the tiebreaker to take the victory. Laconia and Raymond also competed. On the girls' side of things, the Timber Wolf girls were the only team to field five runners and took the win over the same three teams....more>

Smooth start for Prospect Mountain

ALTON — With a veteran faculty, staff and administration in place, it was another solid opening of the school year for Prospect Mountain High School, according to Principal J Fitzpatrick. "So far, so good, no complaints," the veteran administrator said on Friday, Sept. 25, in his office at the high school. There was one challenge early in the season for the school, as a veteran teacher was offered a position at another local school, closer to her home, just a few days into the school year and Fitzpatrick had to fill a teaching hole, but he reports that everything has gone well....more>

Another departure in New Durham

Equipment mechanic Dave Valladares stepping down

NEW DURHAM — The resignation of another long-time town employee occurred during the New Durham Board of Selectmen's Sept. 21 meeting. The session moved along at a relatively brisk pace and saw the approvals of a few expenditures. Public input was light by comparison, but occasionally spirited nonetheless. The public hearing portion included Ellen Phillips' comments about the concept of "community policing" and "progressive" approaches to public safety. She said she felt some clarification was needed, citing an Aug. 13 letter to the Baysider by Selectman Greg Anthes in which he questioned language featured in a job posting....more>

Prospect anglers advance to state championships

MOULTONBOROUGH — The Kingswood and Prospect Mountain bass fishing teams competed with 36 other teams from around the state in the state tournament qualifier on Lake Winnipesaukee on Thursday, Sept. 24. And when the fishing was done, the Timber Wolves were able to advance on to the state championship, with the Knights coming up a little short....more>
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