Coos County Democrat

$300,000 amendment to cut proposed WMRSD budget fails

WHITEFIELD — A motion to amend the 2016-2017 WMRSD operating budget of $20,671,871 by $300,000 failed, with only 35 voters casting "yes" ballots and 113, "no," at Monday night's First Deliberative Session....more>

First Gentleman Tom Hassan visits North Country Charter School

LANCASTER — Tom Hassan, the state's "First Gentleman" since he is married to Governor Maggie Hassan, visited the Lancaster classroom of the North Country Charter Academy on Monday morning with state Senator Jeff Woodburn of Dalton as part of a series of public school stops in Plymouth, Lincoln and Berlin....more>

Spartan hoop girls snag overtime win

WHITEFIELD — It was an exciting game between the girls' basketball teams from Colebrook and White Mountains on Feb. 3. The game was neck and neck and ended up in overtime with the Spartans fighting for and eventually capturing the win. The Mohawks came out strong scoring first at 6:50 then again seconds later. The Spartans put two on the board after Mariah Fryman had an opportunity on the free throw line. The score was 9-8 at 4:06 with the Spartans trailing by one. Colebrook added two to the board from free throws, taking a small 11-8 lead until White Mountains' Kaitlyn Nelson sunk a perfect three-pointer to tie the game. The quarter ended with Colebrook up 15-11. Nelson scored nine of the 11 points for the quarter. ...more>
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