Granite State News

Teachers' professional development time discussed at school board meeting

EFFINGHAM — At the Governor Wentworth Regional School District school board meeting in Effingham on Feb. 1, the school calendar for 2016-17 was approved, but not without considerable discussion of how to best integrate the scheduling of educational development for teachers. At issue was the scheduling of delayed openings as opposed to early release. ...more>

Wolfeboro Police ask that resident requirement at beaches be dropped

WOLFEBORO — Capt. Dean Rondeau of the Wolfeboro Police Department came to the Feb. 3 meeting of the Board of Selectmen to request that Chapter 16 of the town code be revised to remove the requirement that people using town beaches be town residents or taxpayers, or their guests....more>

Only one change made at Wolfeboro Deliberative Session

WOLFEBORO — The 2016 operating budget, set at $25,535,860, sailed through the scrutiny of Wolfeboro voters on hand in the Great Hall on Feb. 2 for the Deliberative Session without comment. A $30,000 warrant article to establish a building maintenance capital reserve fund, approved by the Board of Selectmen but not recommended by the Budget Committee, engendered considerable discussion...more>

Miller, 4X400 girls lead Knights at Dartmouth

Kingswood indoor track turns in solid results at D2 State Meet

HANOVER — On the boys' side, it was an individual effort that picked up points. On the girls' side, it was a team effort that picked up points. And overall, it was a solid day for the Kingswood indoor track team at the Division II State Meet on Sunday, Feb. 7, at Dartmouth College's Leverone Fieldhouse. "It was a good day for Hunter (Miller)," said coach Paul Harvey of his senior star. "And the girls did what they needed to do to get in and score."...more>

No changes made at school district Deliberative Session

WOLFEBORO — As usual, the turnout for the Governor Wentworth School District's annual Deliberative Session of Jan. 30 was low, but the school board was throughly prepared with information on Articles II through XI, pertaining to the budget for school year 2016 17. Articles were backed up with presentations by individual school board members...more>

Tuftonboro selectmen complete work on town warrant

TUFTONBORO — The board heard from the road agent, transportation supervisor, and codes officer on Monday, Feb. 1, and finalized the warrant for voters to consider during town meeting on March 9. Road Agent Jim Bean, recently criticized by some members of the budget committee for the condition of the town's roads,...more>

Lists of candidates now final in town elections

COUNTY — The filing period for town offices closed last Friday at 5 p.m., so we now know who will be running and which positions are being contested. In the four towns covered by the Granite State News there have been very few changes and few contests. For most positions current incumbents are running unopposed for re-election....more>
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