Granite State News

Middleton Road upgrade complete, Center Street is next

WOLFEBORO — Public Works Director Dave Ford gave his quarterly report on the status of 22 major projects approved by voters from 2010 through 2015 at the Nov. 18 Board of Selectmen meeting. A number of those projects are now complete and some planned for this year have been rescheduled to 2016....more>

Some object to downtown snowmobile pathway in Wolfeboro

WOLFEBORO — The Board of Selectmen held a public hearing at its Nov. 18 meeting on two proposals to increase winter access to downtown Wolfeboro. While the idea of allowing the town docks to freeze was discussed in positive terms, the second proposal for a snowmobile path to the same docks drew objections....more>

Friends of Abenaki donate an additional $31,614.50

Selectmen urged to form a Wolfeboro Heritage Commission

WOLFEBORO — Friends of Abenaki, who had already raised and donated $350,000 from private donors to support building a four-season lodge at the Abenaki Ski Area, gave the Board of Selectmen an additional $31,614.50 on Nov. 18 to pay for work left out of the original proposal....more>

Miller time

Kingswood senior runs to Turkey Trot victory

WOLFEBORO — With the season that Hunter Miller had running for the Kingswood cross country team, it shouldn't have been a surprise to anyone to see him near the top of the Gift of Sight and Hearing Turkey Trot standings. The only question was whether or not Kingswood graduate and current Knight assistant coach Brendan Stackhouse would be able to keep up with his star runner and defend his Turkey Trot title....more>

Scout Food Drive gathers 1,828 food items for food pantry

WOLFEBORO — Every den in Cub Scout Pack 165 participated in the Daniel Webster Council Boy Scouts food drive this year. Proud parent Karen Cotreau, busy taking pictures of the 25 scouts and their parents as they came through the door of the L.I.F.E. Ministries Food Pantry, arms laden with food, said the event brings more smiles to the children's faces than any other in the year....more>

Wakefield 2015 property tax rate up 2.5%

AKEFIELD — At the Nov. 16 meeting of the Wakefield Board of Selectmen Town Administrator Teresa Williams announced that the 2015 property tax rate for Wakefield had been set at $13.06 per thousand dollars of valuation, up 32 cents or 2.5 percent from the 2014 rate of $12.74 per thousand....more>

Site plan for 56-bed Alzheimer's facility approved in Wolfeboro

WOLFEBORO — Woodbine Senior Living, LLC, (WSL) received approval on Oct. 20 from the Wolfeboro Planning Board to move ahead on Phase I of a two-phase plan to begin with a 56-bed Alzheimer's or Memory Care facility off of Route 109, not far from the junction with Route 28....more>
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