Granite State News

District elementary schools receive Circle of Excellence Award

WOLFEBORO — School busses gathered at the Kingswood Arts Center on May 20 just before 9:30 a.m. Youngsters from kindergarten through sixth grade in spring attire stepped down to the sidewalk and lined up in an orderly fashion as directed by their school principals and proceeded into the auditorium....more>

Waterside rain garden taking shape near railroad station

WOLFEBORO — The creation of a rain garden and water side garden were underway on Friday, May 22, alongside Back Bay by Bean Park near the railroad station. The rain garden, under the auspices of Public Works Director Dave Ford and led by Wolfeboro Garden Club volunteer Trish Leipold, is designed to slow and filter rainwater as it makes its way into the bay....more>

Wolfeboro holds moving Memorial Day service

WOLFEBORO — Favored by fair weather, Wolfeboro's Memorial Day service last Monday morning, March 25, drew hundreds of participants at each stage of the memorial ceremony and all along the South Main Street route of the parade....more>

Week to remember for Kingswood baseball

Knights beat Coe-Brown, Portsmouth and Plymouth

PLYMOUTH — It was probably the best week the Kingswood baseball team has experienced in a long time. And the Plymouth Bobcats found themselves in the Knights' crosshairs on Friday, May 22. After wins against powerhouse Division II teams Coe-Brown and Portsmouth earlier in the week, the Bobcats did give the Knights a battle in a game that featured a little of everything and lasted almost three hours. Kingswood got the 11-8 win. "We battled today," Plymouth coach Tom Underwood said. "Our first game with them, we didn't battle....more>

Wakefield selectmen accept grant for sobriety checkpoint after a debate

WAKEFIELD — At their April 22 meeting Wakefield selectmen voted 2-1 against accepting a Highway Safety Grant for $936 to fund a sobriety checkpoint for Wakefield in 2015, following public comments against sobriety checkpoints. At the board's next meeting on May 13, the board reversed itself ...more>

Drug robbery at Wolfeboro Rite Aid

Suspect arrested selling stolen drugs in Alton

WOLFEBORO — Wolfeboro police report they have identified the suspect involved in the Monday afternoon, May 18, robbery of the Rite Aid pharmacy at 50 South Main St. Police Chief Stu Chase said a 29-year-old Tuftonboro man, currently being detained in the Belknap County Jail on separate charges ...more>

A mother's story of her daughter's addiction

The Heroin Epidemic

WOLFEBORO — As awareness of the prevalence of heroin in our community has grown, so has our coverage of the topic. This issue, we offer a mother's perspective on dealing with heroin addiction in her family for the past eight years. ...more>
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