Carroll County Independent

East Wakefield church's status a problem for selectmen

The Faith Renewal Christian Fellowship Church at 1892 Province Lake Rd. in East Wakefield has failed to provide state-required paperwork on its tax-exempt status and now will be required to pay property taxes to the town....more>
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Carroll County Sheriff candidates in Republican primary

COUNTY — The Sept. 13 Primary Election will determine who will be the Republican candidate in the race for Carroll County sheriff in November and, since there is no Democratic candidate for this position, whoever wins the Republican primary will also be the only candidate for sheriff on the ballot in the Nov. 8 general election. ...more>
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Community forum on drug crisis held in Tamworth

TAMWORTH — Parties interested in coordinating efforts and marshalling resources to help alleviate the heroin/fentanyl/opiod crisis met at the Tri County Community Action Program building on Aug. 23 to share difficulties, concerns and yes, successes....more>
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Eagle girls win Paul Letarte Invitational

PINKHAM NOTCH — The Kennett girls used strong team running to take top honors at the Paul Letarte Invitational at Great Glen Trails on Saturday. "The kids ran very well," said coach Bernie Livingston. "Some of the kids ran better than I expected. "Across the board, I was very pleased with the results and the effort of everybody," the Eagle coach continued. "Everybody finished and everybody finished respectfully." For the girls, Riley Steward was the first Eagle to cross the line, as she finished in a time of 21:59, for seventh place, just one second ahead of teammate Zoe McKinney, who finished in eighth place in 22 minutes....more>
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Ossipee bank robber arrested same afternoon

OSSIPEE — An alleged bank robber who held up Citizens Bank on Route 16 Aug. 17 didn't make it very far: he was arrested in Moultonborough the same afternoon. ...more>
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Former Effingham selectmen file injunction to stop work on bridge

EFFINGHAM — Three former selectmen and a resident have filed an injunction against the town's selectmen that has stopped work on the Stevens Road Bridge project. Court paperwork filed Aug. 5 in Carroll County Superior Court names the plaintiffs as Effingham resident Michael Cahalane and former Effingham selectmen ...more>

Delegation to consider forcing county commissioners to do a forensic audit

OSSIPEE — The Carroll County Delegation wants, voted for, and approved funding to pay for a forensic audit. The county commissioners, however, are not going to do it. Last fall, the delegation gave a list of 20 financial items to be included in an investigation. ...more>
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