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State Senate candidates answer questions

WOLFEBORO — On Nov. 4 voters will be offered a choice for who will represent them in N.H. Senate District 3: Republican incumbent Sen. Jeb Bradley, who is seeking re-election for a third term, or Democrat John R. White. Both are residents of Wolfeboro....more>

Effingham Library and Masons host open house

EFFINGHAM — Visitors were treated to a lecture and rare viewing of antique murals and architecture during an annual open house held at the Effingham Town Hall last Saturday, Oct. 18. Constructed between 1859 and 1861, the building originally housed the New England Masonic Charitable Institute and the temple...more>

County delegates discuss budget items, uses for nursing home space

OSSIPEE — Members of the Carroll County Legislative Delegation's Executive Committee voted 12-1 at its most recent meeting on Oct. 6 to direct county commissioners to further explore renting renovated space to the county's district parole and probation office....more>

Eagle girls finish strong with two more wins

Kennett girls earn third seed in tournament

NORTH CONWAY — The Kennett field hockey team finished the regular season in fine fashion, picking up a 2-1 win in overtime at Portsmouth and then beating Merrimack Valley in the final game of the regular season. "Tuesday was absolutely crazy," coach Cassandra Johansen said of her team's game at Portsmouth. "That's probably one of the best teams we've seen this season."...more>

County Delegation accepts Performance Audit

Motion requests commission submit action plan by Dec. 10

OSSIPEE — The Carroll County Legislative Delegation Executive Committee held a meeting on Oct. 6 where members approved by a vote of 10-1 a motion to accept the a county government-wide Performance Audit with a request that the County Commission follow up with a report by Dec. 10....more>

Bridge and canal added to National Register of Historic Places

WAKEFIELD — The Newichawannock Bridge and Canal between Wakefield and Acton, Maine has been added to the National Register of Historic Places, bringing the number of nationally registered historic sites in town to about 31....more>

County Commissioner candidates answer questions, Part 2

OSSIPEE — On Nov. 4 voters will be asked to choose two Carroll County commissioners to represent them for the next two to four years. Last week we published the responses to nine questions from District 2 candidates David Babson and Dorothy Solomon. This week we publish the answers from District 3 candidates, Democrat William "Chip" Albee and Republican Dennis Miller....more>
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