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Center Ossipee artist to open joint exhibit with her mother this Friday

WOLFEBORO — The Art Place continues its 40th anniversary celebration with the second of its Guest Artist Exhibits opening this Friday, May 29th featuring mother and daughter duo, Deidre Scherer and Corina Scherer Willette. Center Ossipee artist Corina Scherer Willette's earliest recollections of interactions with her mother, Deidre Scherer, include a road trip around the country in an old Chevy Nova....more>

State DRA will examine county finances this summer

Tax rate delay, fund balance shifts draw scrutiny

OSSIPEE — A team from New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration (DRA) will be turning their focus to Carroll County Government finances this summer. The written agreement outlining their scope of work is being drafted and is expected to be delivered to the chairmen of the county commissioners and county delegation in about a week....more>

Delegation member has "no faith" in county business office financials

OSSIPEE — It took over an hour and six motions to get there but, finally, there was consensus marking what is likely to be one of many cuts to the county budget this year. The Carroll County Delegation held a public hearing Friday, May 22 at 2 p.m. to address the county's legal expense line that has been overspent by about $5,000....more>
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Two for two

Kennett track boys and girls win Wilderness League titles

GILFORD — For the first time since 1986, the Kennett track girls and boys both won the Wilderness League championships on Saturday. "This was a very good performance," coach Bernie Livingston said. "I think the kids rose to the occasion, recognizing that it was a team effort." On the girls' side of things, the Eagles used strong performances in the distance events, a relay win and two individual wins to outlast White Mountains....more>

Wakefield to hold public hearing on plastic bag decision

Clear plastic bags may still be required

WAKEFIELD — At the end of May 13 Board of Selectmen meeting, Selectman Ken Paul said that the decision made at the April 22 meeting to drop a requirement for clear plastic trash bags at the transfer station was not done properly. ...more>

Archer's Pond Road in Ossipee closed for work next week

OSSIPEE — Activities at the Department of Works dominated the board of selectmen's meeting this past Monday. Director Brad Harriman was appointed as the town's representative to the state Department of Environmental Services. Selectmen also congratulated Harriman...more>

Nonprofit agencies funding may be cut by county to make up budget shortfall

OSSIPEE — At their meeting on May 13 the Carroll County Commissioners reviewed county expenses and revenues through April and discussed ways to make up for current and potential budget shortfalls. The commissioners are scheduled to meet with the country delegation on Friday, May 22...more>
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