Granite State News

Newcomers rule 35th Granite Man

Rance, Peard win first Granite Man titles

WOLFEBORO — The 35th Granite Man Triathlon brought athletes from around the country to Wolfeboro on Saturday, Aug. 20. And newcomers ruled the day. The triathlon, which continues to raise funds for the Albert Dow III Memorial Scholarship Fund, took place under blue skies and in calm water. Albert Dow III died during a search and rescue mission and the triathlon was started in 1982 to honor his memory and annually welcomes athletes to compete in a three-quarter-mile swim off Carry Beach, a 15-mile bike ride through Wolfeboro and Tuftonboro and a 4.2-mile run out near the former Wolfeboro Airport. The race started and ended at Carry Beach, thanks in large part to the Cain family, who allows the race to finish on their front lawn across from the beach....more>

Tuftonboro selectmen want to add bike lanes to Route 171

TUFTONBORO — Tuftonboro selectmen have raised the question of adding bike lanes to Route 171 when it is resurfaced, mindful of the many cyclists who use the route. Selectman Lloyd Wood, a member of the N.H. Transportation Advisory Committee, invited Mark Howard to attend the Aug. 8 board meeting to add some insight to the process....more>

New school signage criticized as "irresponsible" by state rep.

BROOKFIELD — New signage for Governor Wentworth Regional School District schools presented by Superintendent Kathy Cuddy-Egbert provoked a strong response from videographer ( and legislator Ed Comeau at the August school board meeting, held in Brookfield....more>

Camp Invention comes to Crescent Lake School

WOLFEBORO — It isn't every Camp Invention program of the 1,500 taking place nationwide this summer that receives a visit from a renowned inventor, but National Inventors Hall of Fame member Eric Fossum, of Wolfeboro, welcomed the invitation to visit the local program....more>
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