Bailey gives selectmen a number of updates

Board also discusses leasing of new cruisers

ALTON — The Oct. 20 meeting of the Alton Board of Selectmen was filled with input from Town Administrator E. Russell Bailey. Bailey, in his administrator's report informed the board he was receiving cost estimates for carpet replacement in the meeting room. However, Bailey stated he believes "logistics is a major issue," with removing the furniture and wiring. After reviewing bids with Bailey, the board voted to approve a $17,000 purchase from the solid waste facility for two roll off containers to be used for the trash compactor....more>

Couch settling in to new position at Barnstead El

BARNSTEAD — If her first months as assistant principal at Barnstead Elementary School (BES) are any indication, Julie Couch has a successful and positive year ahead of her. "It's humbling how optimistic everyone has been," Couch, who previously taught at BES for 15 years, said. "I've been so pleased about that. It's comfortable already because no one has to get to know me."...more>

Prospect boys, Rogers advance to Meet of Champions

MANCHESTER — The Prospect boys entered as the defending champions, while the Timber Wolf girls were looking to make a run into the Meet of Champions. At the Division III Cross Country State Meet on Saturday, Oct. 25, at Derryfield Park in Manchester, the Timber Wolf boys couldn't earn a repeat title but did earn another trip to the Meet of Champions and the girls came up short in their bid to move on....more>
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