Granite State News

Wakefield selectmen accept grant for sobriety checkpoint after a debate

WAKEFIELD — At their April 22 meeting Wakefield selectmen voted 2-1 against accepting a Highway Safety Grant for $936 to fund a sobriety checkpoint for Wakefield in 2015, following public comments against sobriety checkpoints. At the board's next meeting on May 13, the board reversed itself ...more>

Drug robbery at Wolfeboro Rite Aid

Suspect arrested selling stolen drugs in Alton

WOLFEBORO — Wolfeboro police report they have identified the suspect involved in the Monday afternoon, May 18, robbery of the Rite Aid pharmacy at 50 South Main St. Police Chief Stu Chase said a 29-year-old Tuftonboro man, currently being detained in the Belknap County Jail on separate charges ...more>

A mother's story of her daughter's addiction

The Heroin Epidemic

WOLFEBORO — As awareness of the prevalence of heroin in our community has grown, so has our coverage of the topic. This issue, we offer a mother's perspective on dealing with heroin addiction in her family for the past eight years. ...more>

Paddlers venture into Smith River for 41st year

Hugh Crawford winner of Barry Lougee Award

WOLFEBORO — The 41st annual Great Smith River Canoe and Kayak Race is in the books and once again, the Wolfeboro Lions Club had a hit on its hand, with a plethora of paddlers making their way through the Smith River waters on Saturday, May 16. The fastest canoe time of the day went to Mark Peters of Nottingham and Dan O'Reilly of Kittery, Maine, who finished in a time of 27:45 to win the Old Timer Class....more>
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