Granite State News

Knight ice girls make their debut

Kingswood gets three goals in first game

EXETER — There was plenty of history to be made on Wednesday, Dec. 17, at the Rinks at Exeter. For the first time ever, the Kingswood girls' hockey team played a regular season varsity game, taking on Exeter in their inaugural contest. And while the results didn't give Kingswood the win, there was plenty of positives to be discussed after the 8-3 Exeter win. "When does a loss feel like a win?" coach Tom Cayon said after his team's first game. "We lost 6-0 in a 20-minute jamboree (to Exeter) and it was 8-3 in a full game today....more>

No action taken on request to remove appointed Wakefield commission member

WAKEFIELD — On Oct. 22 former Selectman Peter Kasprzyk came to the Board of Selectmen to ask that appointed Conservation Commission member Relf Fogg be removed for not acting fairly and impartially as his oath of office required....more>

Selectmen asked to waive penalty on tax-deeded property repurchase

WAKEFIELD — A Wakefield property owner met with selectmen on Dec. 10 to request that the 15 percent penalty be waived on a tax-deeded property he wants to repurchase from the town. The property, shown on Tax Map 132 as Lot 9 on Stoneham Road, was one of five properties with unpaid 2011 property taxes that selectmen voted to take by tax deed at the board's Nov. 12 meeting....more>

Building committee working to reduce cost of new Tuftonboro library

TUFTONBORO — At its Dec. 8 meeting, the Library Building Advisory Committee (LBAC) received a projected cost estimate of $2.5 million for a new 8,500 square foot library. The price was more than some had hoped, despite the reduction in size from the previous $2.6 million, 10,000 square foot proposal, but after more than two hours of presentation and discussion, it was apparent that the choice was clear....more>

Knight girls rally, but come up short

Kingswood hoop girls fall to Merrimack Valley in season opener

WOLFEBORO — On opening night, the Kingswood hoop girls started strong and finished strong. However, a few issues in between led to a 42-38 loss to Merrimack Valley on Friday, Dec. 12. "The big thing is, we played probably 12 to 16 minutes of very good basketball at the beginning and at the end, and not much in the middle," said coach Dan Chick. "We got a nice lead and we started to coast a little rather than continue to be the aggressor."...more>
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