Carroll County Independent

County farm does not have enough inmates for its projects

OSSIPEE — The Carroll County Farm is falling behind in fulfilling its firewood orders due to a shortage in manpower. Commissioners David Sorensen, Dave Babson, Jr., and Asha Kenney heard from Farm Superintendent Will DeWitte at the Sept. 24 regular commission meeting...more>

Ossipee Main Street Program hosts cookout to thank supporters

OSSIPEE — The calendar may say its autumn, but Main Street Park sizzled in summer heat and sunshine during the Ossipee Main Street Program's free barbecue held last Saturday, Sept. 27, in the Main Street Park....more>

Lawsuit calling for Kenney's removal still lingers in Superior Court

OSSIPEE — The lawsuit calling for embattled Carroll County Commissioner Asha Kenney's removal from office is still alive and kicking in Superior Court even though the case likely will not go to trial until April 2015, four months after Kenney's term expires....more>

McKinnon, Eagle girls victorious in Waterville Valley

Kennett boys finish second overall at Finale in the Valley

WATERVILLE VALLEY — An impressive performance that saw four runners place in the top eight led the Kennett cross country girls to victory in the Finale in the Valley at Waterville Valley on Friday, Sept. 26. And that was all without senior Lisa Carper, who remains sidelined by an injury after leading the team throughout the early part of the season. Freshman Eilidh McKinnon led the charge for the Eagles, as she came out of the woods first and bested Kingswood's Mary Kretchmer by 23 seconds to take the overall win in 22:10....more>

Winter sand policy reviewed by Wakefield selectmen

WAKEFIELD — Winter sand policy again became a subject for discussion by Wakefield selectmen at their Sept. 10 meeting. Last winter the board agreed that highway department employees would only load sand into trucks with sanders for contractors who sanded private roads...more>

Veterans transitional housing may revive former nursing home wings

OSSIPEE — Founding members of the Starting Home Veterans Transitional Housing facility are seeking federal nonprofit certification as a 501(c)3, a classification that would enable fund raising for the proposed home....more>

Two commissioners agree to give Commissioner Asha Kenney access to records

OSSIPEE — The Carroll County Commission was forced to repeat the contents of its Sept. 17 meeting on Sept. 18 after it was noted that the first meeting was not duly posted. Commissioners David Sorenson, Dave Babson and Asha Kenney met on the 17th, but Kenney opted out of the repeat session on Sept. 18, leaving her commission-mates to vote again on several motions....more>
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