Granite State News

Town prefers local contractors to build new Abenaki lodge

WOLFEBORO — On March 18, Parks and Recreation Director Ethan Hipple presented the Board of Selectmen with a Request for Qualifications document in order to start the procurement process for building the four-season lodge at the Abenaki Ski Area. That project was approved by voters on March 10,...more>

Land Bank donates $25,000 for Lehner buildings purchase

WOLFEBORO — The Land Bank of Wolfeboro Tuftonboro, Inc. followed through on its pledge as its directors presented Wolfeboro selectmen on March 18 with a donation of $25,000 to help pay for the purchase of two dilapidated buildings at 74 and 80 Lehner St....more>

Ill feelings continue in Tuftonboro even after Town Meeting

TUFTONBORO — Tuftonboro's Town Meeting vote against the new library proposal is past, but residual upset and ill feelings enmeshed in the process of needs analysis, design proposals and communication were at the fore during the Board of Selectmen's meeting this past Monday, March 23....more>

She-Wolves take division title in annual tournament

Hosts finish at 2-1-1 in action at Pop Whalen Arena

WOLFEBORO — Sue Trotta's goal in the final five minutes of their final game of the tournament allowed the Wolfeboro She-Wolves to win their division at the annual She-Wolves tournament for the first time in many years. Trotta's goal pulled the She-Wolves even with the Maine Coon Cats and the two teams eventually skated to a 1-1 tie, leaving the She-Wolves with five points on the tournament (two wins, one loss and one tie). No matter the outcome of the final game in the division, the She-Wolves had the title and a cheer erupted from the locker room when the team learned the news. The Coon Cats finished with the same 2-1-1 record, but with the She-Wolves win over the Coon Cats, they got the title...more>

Two state roads to be repaved in Tuftonboro this year

TUFTONBORO — Selectman Lloyd Wood, chairman of the Tuftonboro board, shared some good news at the March 10 Election Day meeting in the Town House. According to a letter from the N.H. Department of Transportation, the state will be resurfacing 2.1 miles of Route 109A/Middle Road from the intersection of Union Wharf Road ...more>

Wakefield considers changes to trash disposal rules

WAKEFIELD — Wakefield selectmen met with Transfer Station Manager Warren Winn on March 11 to discuss proposed changes to the transfer station ordinance in order to encourage recycling. Winn said he estimated the current recycling rate is 30 percent, ...more>

New library voted down a third time in Tuftonboro

TUFTONBORO — Tuftonboro voters rejected a proposal for a new library building for the third time during Town Meeting on March 11. With 536 voting, the 326 yes votes, a 60.1 percent majority, did not reach the 66.7 percent required to move forward with the plans for the latest version, which was smaller and less expensive than the first. ...more>
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