Carroll County Independent

Grand showing for Nick Brown

Kennett senior wins Division II title in 1,000 meters

HANOVER — It was a solid day for the Kennett indoor track team and for senior Nick Brown in particular. Brown won one state championship and finished third in another race at the Division II State Meet on Sunday, Feb. 7, at the Leverone Fieldhouse at Dartmouth College in Hanover....more>

Selectmen happy with year-to-date progress in Ossipee

OSSIPEE — Fresh from a work session with the town finance team, Ossipee selectmen quickly went through the agenda at last week's meeting. Chairman Rick Morgan said that the work session with the town administrator, finance manager, treasurer, and tax collector went very well. "We have $2.1 million in the bank, which is more than enough to meet all our current bills," he said....more>

Commissioners decline to cut $2 million from county budget

OSSIPEE — With the Carroll County budget topping out at nearly $31 million, the county delegation sent a clear message back to the county commissioners sharpen your pencils and find $2 million to cut. The tone of the commissioner's meeting two days later on Jan, 27, however, was that the commissioners did the best they could and there is no place to cut....more>

Wakefield voters add $100,000 for roads to 2016 warrant

WAKEFIELD — At the 2016 Wakefield Deliberative Session last Saturday, Jan. 30, former selectman Johnnie Blackwood made a motion to double the amount the town will spend on its roads in Article 20 from $155,000 to $310,000. While they ultimately persuaded him to lower the amount to $255,000, 43 out of the 46 people voting agreed with him....more>
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