Regional impact of New Durham pit deliberated

NEW DURHAM — Plans to establish a new gravel pit on Kings Highway may have hit a snag last week when attendees at a regional planning commission suggested that much work still needs to be done to make the project compliant with accepted uses. This comes at a time when adjoining communities are considering potential impacts to their own towns. Having determined the proposed quarry to be a matter of "regional impact" at the December planning board meeting, it was deferred to the Strafford County Regional Planning Commission for further study. This group helps coordinate communications between municipalities and other interested parties. ...more>

Snowmobilers asked to exercise caution on area lakes, ponds

REGION — If you snowmobile on any of the region's lakes or ponds, there's a good chance you're sledding on thin ice. The Powder Mill Skimobile Club is hoping that area residents and visitors will take note that ice conditions are "variable" and therefore potentially unsafe. "People definitely should exercise caution on the lakes and ponds," said club official Matt Murphy, who maintains the group's Facebook page....more>

Prospect girls make a statement

Timber Wolves move to 9-0 with win over previously-undefeated Sanborn

ALTON — In a matchup of undefeated Division III teams, the Prospect Mountain hoop girls left little question as to who the superior team was when Sanborn visited town on Jan. 13. The Timber Wolves held the visitors to just 11 points in the second half and rolled to a 54-33 win over the Indians to move to 9-0 on the regular season with a highly-anticipated matchup with Newfound on the docket in the coming week....more>
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