Carroll County Independent

Selectmen withhold support for veteran transitional housing project

OSSIPEE — Back in August 2012 American Legion Post 46 commander Larry Ayres and Madison building contractor Adam Mitchell presented a proposal to the Carroll County commissioners to renovate the vacant county nursing home into a shelter for homeless people, and specifically veterans, from around New Hampshire. ...more>

Private" issues dominate commissioner's meeting of July 22nd

OSSIPEE — The lion's share of the Carroll County Commissioner's July 22nd meeting was devoted to a "non-meeting" session and a "non-public" session, relegating this reporter, the videographer John Ruckenbrod, and the recording secretary, Melissa Seamans, to the hallway for the better part of three hours. ...more>

Carroll County Attorney's office struggles to retain staff

OSSIPEE — The New Hampshire Attorney General's Office has sent two Assistant Attorneys General to the aid of the Carroll County Attorney's office at the request of County Attorney Tom Dewhurst. Since Dewhurst began his term on Jan. 1 this year, four staffers, including three prosecuting attorneys, have left, two within two days of each other on July 23 and 24. ...more>

Larry Legend

WAKEFIELD — If there's one story that defines how dedicated Larry Lavertue is to his baseball team and how much his team appreciates him, it probably happened near the end of last year's Babe Ruth baseball season. Lavertue, who has been the Wakefield Babe Ruth coach for the past 25 years (with one exception), used his vacation time from his job so he could be with his team in the district tournament in Littleton....more>
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