Carroll County Independent

Eagle boys win NH Coaches Series race, girls finish second

Kennett Nordic team also wins meet at Whitaker Woods

NORTH CONWAY — It was a busy week for the Kennett Nordic ski team, with a home meet and the first New Hampshire Coaches Series race on the docket. The Eagles played host to a skate race at Whitaker Woods on Jan. 21 and came away with wins for both boys and girls. The Eagle girls put three finishers in the top five to take the win, beating White Mountains Regional and Souhegan. Lebanon, Hanover, Moultonborough, Derryfield and Kingswood also competed....more>

Former Wakefield selectman concerned about road paving

WAKEFIELD — Former Selectman Mark Duffy came to the Jan. 14 meeting of the Wakefield Board of Selectmen to say he was bothered about the board moving the cost of the annual paving of town roads to a separate warrant article rather than keeping it in the operating budget....more>

Ossipee selectmen review budget amendments

OSSIPEE — Ossipee selectmen discussed their budget recommendations at their Jan. 12 meeting. They agreed to adjust the water department budget from $437,158 to $408,322 to align with a change submitted by the water department. At the selectmen's request, the Water department revised its rate structure and will charge the town hall,...more>

Heroin Epidemic in Carroll County, Part II

Addicted to Crime: Criminal activity supports drug use

OUNTY — Local and state law enforcement officials are reporting increased property crimes, burglaries, robberies, and assaults associated with drug use. According to data collected over the past five years by the New Hampshire Department of Corrections, three-quarters of new intakes reported having substance abuse issues....more>
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