Carroll County Independent

Fundraising begins for a gazebo in Center Ossipee

OSSIPEE — When the plan of replacing a vacant lot with a park in Center Ossipee was first presented, the intention from the beginning was to erect a building that would become a venue for concerts and special events that would draw people to the new park....more>

Revenue down at county deeds office, jail

OSSIPEE — Revenues from Carroll County's Register of Deeds office experienced a $100,000 dip from last year and officials blame sluggish home sales and tight credit. The county's Legislative Delegation discussed the quarterly revenue report at its Aug. 11 meeting...more>

Federal prison rape elimination act may cost counties money

OSSIPEE — The Carroll County Commissioners discussed how the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act might impact county and local law enforcement agencies. The Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) passed in 2003 with unanimous support from both parties in Congress...more>

More than just chocolate

O'Blenes, Carpenter represent local communities at Hershey Track National Championships

REGION — Caitlin Carpenter and Dana O'Blenes got to be a part of history earlier this month. The two local athletes participated in the final ever Hershey Track National Championship meet the first weekend in August in Hershey, Pa. The long-running Hershey Track program will be undergoing changes next year, so this year was the final national championship meet. And O'Blenes and Carpenter, both 12, got to take part in the celebration....more>
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