Granite State News

Lang Pond Road improvement project awarded to L.A. Drew

TUFTONBORO — After consideration of four bids for the Lang Pond Road improvement project, the Board of Selectmen chose that of L.A. Drew of Intervale, which says it can do the job for $140,772. The final decision came on July 26, following a 9 a.m. meeting to give further consideration to the bid from Integrity Earthworks,...more>

Volunteer group formed to meet area children's needs

WOLFEBORO — A number of community members have opened their hearts to meet the needs of children within the Governor Wentworth Regional School District, says Kingswood High School Social Worker Sheryl Power. The Governor Wentworth Area Volunteer Co-op (GWAVC) as it calls itself, "certainly makes my job a lot easier....more>

John Krebs of Freedom appointed interim town planner

WOLFEBORO — At their meeting last Wednesday, July 20, the Wolfeboro Board of Selectmen accepted the recommendation of Town Manager Dave Owen that John D. Krebs of Freedom be hired as interim town planner on a part time basis to provide continuity following Rob Houseman's departure in September. ...more>

Another solid effort for Wolfeboro Swim Team

WOLFEBORO — The Wolfeboro Swim Team had another successful day in the water on July 15, swimming past Gunstock, Tuftonboro, Portsmoth, Saco Valley and Oyster River. In the 200 Free for the 11-12 age group, Wolfeboro's Marcella DeNitto took third in 3:31 while in the 13-14 age group in the same event, Sarah Bellefleur of Wolfeboro was second in 2:24, teammate Alexandra Paluszek was third in 2:32, Lily Stinchfield was fifth in 2:46, Ashlyn Murray was sixth in 2:57 and Madeline Ward was seventh in 3:09. For the 13-14 boys, Peyton Ralph of Wolfeboro was second in 2:44. For the 15 and over age group in the 200 Free, Sophie Chretien of Wolfeboro was second in 2:28 while for the Boys, Wolfeboro took the top three spots. Cam Stinchfield won in 2:11, John Paluszek was second in 2:14 and Lachlan Plache was third in 2:27....more>

Men's Breakfast Group learns about drones

WOLFEBORO — The Men's Breakfast group learned about drone photography from Russell Schundler during its gatherin of Thursday, July 14, at the Wolfeboro Inn. A Christmas gift offering from his four children got him started on a search for the right model for his needs as a novice, and by now, he's become quite adept ...more>

Concerns raised about Pleasant Valley Road bridge replacement

WOLFEBORO — Public Works Director Dave Ford met with selectmen on July 6 to review road projects and sewer issues. Though most of the discussion was positive, Selectman Linda Murray raised concerns about the proposed plan to replace the Pleasant Valley Road bridge over Heath Brook....more>

Brewster Head of School Craig Gemmell looks back at his first year

WOLFEBORO — With his first year as Brewster Academy's 12th Head of School behind him, Craig Gemmell took a break from his busy schedule last Friday, July 15, to reflect on how his experience thus far has met his expectations, what he did not expect and where he wants to go from here....more>
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