Granite State News

The muddiest Muddy Moose?

Rainy weather makes for fantastic conditions for annual race

WOLFEBORO — Race Director Fergus Cullen warned racers at the Muddy Moose Trail Races start line that they might want to bring along a kayak. While he was kidding, there was more than enough deep mud puddles along the course where a kayak could've helped out as rain the previous few days left the course filled with mud, making for a challenge for all the racers who toed the starting line at Kingswood on Sunday morning. Cullen rated the mud at an eight or a nine out of 10 and noted there were portions of the 14-mile course that were in incredibly rough shape. For the four-mile course, the winner was Grant Fortier of Concord, who finished in a time of 27:35....more>

Wakefield selectmen introduce new town administrator

Legality of supporting Drew Mill Dam repair still in question

WAKEFIELD — Wakefield selectmen began their April 12 meeting introducing Kelley Collins as the new Wakefield Town Administrator. Collins replaced Teresa Williams, who resigned on March 10 to take a new position with Health Trust in Concord....more>

Tuftonboro library provided internet service during town storm outage

TUFTONBORO — The beginning of National Library Week on April 10 by Librarian Christie Sarles intersected with an announcement that the Trump administration plans to zero out Library Service and Technology Act Funds. For New Hampshire, that means losing crucial staff positions at the state library and Interlibrary Loan Services (ILS). ...more>

Pickering House renovation in Wolfeboro now underway

Historic Wolfeboro Main Street property to reopen as new inn

WOLFEBORO — Just over a year ago, the historic homestead of Daniel Pickering in downtown Wolfeboro was destined for demolition. Today, new owners have announced that construction is underway to renovate the early 1800s property to create a distinctive inn and event venue. ...more>
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