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Budget talk keeps selectmen busy

Mark Foynes
NEW DURHAM — Interim Town Administrator Carter Terenzini helped direct a civil and in-depth discussion at the Sept. 28 New Durham Board of Selectmen work session, which nonetheless revealed some ...More

Timber Wolves sweep home meet

call imageJoshua Spaulding
ALTON — The Prospect Mountain cross country teams took care of business on their home course on Saturday, wrapping up Spirit Week with overall wins on the afternoon. The Timber Wolf boys ran to ...More

Smooth start for Prospect Mountain

Joshua Spaulding
ALTON — With a veteran faculty, staff and administration in place, it was another solid opening of the school year for Prospect Mountain High School, according to Principal J Fitzpatrick. "So far, ...More

Berlin, Gorham race at Homecoming

call imageTara Giles
BERLIN — The Berlin cross country team was two runners short for Thursday’s race in Moultonborough, however the team fared well. First in for the Mountaineers was Tristen Poirer, who took ...More

Northern Pass offers property tax valuation floor to selectmen

call imageEdith Tucker
DUMMER — Three representatives of the proposed Northern Pass Transmission project — community relations expert Kathleen Lewis, engineering manager Sam Johnson, and North Country liaison Scott ...More

Randolph's David Forsyth climbs all 4,000 footers in Northeast

call imageRANDOLPH — David Forsyth, a retired organic chemistry professor at Northeastern University, completed hiking all 115 4,000-footers in the Northeast when on Tuesday, Sept. 15, he hiked up both Hamlin ...More

Strong first half lifts Eagles over Knights

call imageJoshua Spaulding
NORTH CONWAY — The Kennett and Kingswood girls’ soccer teams took to the field in North Conway on Monday, Sept. 28, with the host Eagles getting the best of the visiting Knights by a 3-0 score, ...More

Wakefield receives clean audit for 2014

call imageThomas Beeler
WAKEFIELD — Tammy Webb, lead auditor from Vachon Clukay & Company, had lots of good news for Wakefield selectmen when she reviewed the 2014 audit with them at their Sept. 23 meeting. "It was another ...More

Dorrs Corner Road property owner told to remove trailer from site

Carol Holyoake
OSSIPEE — The public session at last Monday’s selectmen’s meeting in Ossipee was devoted to discussion on the property at 9 Dorrs Corner Rd., reported in this newspaper two weeks ago. ...More

Spartans soccer girls win rematch against Mohawks

call imageTara Giles
COLEBROOK — The White Mountains girls’ soccer team settled a score against Colebrook on Sept. 29, winning the game 6-1, bumping their standings to nine wins and two losses. The first Spartan ...More

Northern Pass offers property tax valuation floor to selectmen

call imageEdith Tucker
DUMMER — Three representatives of the proposed Northern Pass Transmission project — community relations expert Kathleen Lewis, engineering manager Sam Johnson, and North Country liaison Scott ...More

“Ride the Wilds” returns Coös County Job Creation grant

Edith Tucker
COLEBROOK — The Board of Directors of the North Country OHRV Coalition (NCOHRVC), best known for being the umbrella organization under which the Coös County "Ride the Wilds" trail system was created, ...More

Female vets bond in Camp Resilience

call imageErin Plummer
Female veterans had the chance to bond and learn some important life and coping skills during a special retreat last week. ...More

GHS homecoming builds bonds, school spirit

call imageErin Plummer
Gilford High School students showed their creativity and school spirit during the Homecoming Wallways competition. ...More

Offense comes to life as Eagles breeze to first win

call imageJeff Lajoie
GILFORD — Three weeks into the season, the Gilford High School football team found itself in an unenviable position. The Golden Eagles were 0-3, outscored by a 118-0 margin and struggling with a ...More

Skelley’s strike leads Knights past Pride

call imageJoshua Spaulding
PENACOOK — The Kingswood field hockey team was in major need of a win heading into action at Merrimack Valley on Friday, Oct. 2. And thanks to an Emily Skelley goal and a hustling Rebecca Coache ...More

Woodbine Senior Living site plan review moved to Oct. 2

Thomas Beeler
WOLFEBORO — The public hearing on the site plan for Woodbine Senior Living's proposed 56-bed Alzheimer's facility, originally scheduled for next Tuesday, Oct. 6, has been rescheduled to Tuesday, ...More

School district's Special Education program given high marks

Elissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — The New Hampshire Department of Education recently gave the Governor Wentworth Regional School District's Special Education program a thumbs up on meeting the requirements and purposes ...More

Battle royale

call imageJoshua Spaulding
BRISTOL — The Newfound football team took a liking to the Morrison Field temporary lighting on Saturday night. In the first night home game in school history, the Bears put up a battle against a ...More

Organizers thrilled with turnout for Lakes Region Triathlon

call imageDonna Rhodes
BRISTOL — The day dawned bright and chilly last Sunday morning, but more than 123 triathletes were not daunted by the early autumn temperatures at Wellington State Park as they set out on an athletic ...More

Westward Bound offers Newfound students the trip of a lifetime

call imageDonna Rhodes
BRISTOL — From purple mountains’ majesty to amber waves of grain, a select group of incoming students at Newfound Regional High School experienced the trip of a lifetime in August, and last ...More

Late goal lifts Engineers over Lin-Wood

call imageCorey McKean
WOODSVILLE — It was the Lady Engineers who did most of the attacking on Monday afternoon, Sept. 28, but the Lin-Wood Lady Lumberjack defense has been stellar all season and that day was no different, ...More

Community forest builds trails on Public Lands Day

call imageDarin Wipperman
EASTON—A group of volunteers assembled at the northern end of the Cooley-Jericho Community Forest on Saturday morning. Spanning out in three teams, the volunteers continued trail building work ...More

Littleton, Germany?

call imageDarin Wipperman
LITTLETON—Bratwurst, beers with a German theme, and music were part of a big Saturday in Littleton. With several organizations marking anniversaries during the art festival, Schilling Beer Company ...More

Driver makes surprise visit for winning ILMT teacher

call imageErin Plummer
MEREDITH ⎯ An essay about helping a student has won a teacher at Inter-Lakes Middle Tier some big prizes a surprise visit from a race car driver. ...More

Restoration underway on historic Sandwich estate

call imageErin Plummer
SANDWICH ⎯ New life is being breathed into a historic property in town, a piece of which just turned 130-years-old. ...More

Blundo, Mako strong at Waterville Valley; Daly wins Manchester

call imageJeff Lajoie
WATERVILLE VALLEY — With not quite enough runners on either side to record a team score, the Moultonborough Academy cross country teams still gave a nice accounting of themselves on Saturday. The ...More

Bobcat girls and boys run to fourth at Kennett

call imageJoshua Spaulding
CONWAY — The Plymouth cross country boys and girls both finished fourth overall in the Kennett Invitational on Thursday, Oct. 1, in North Conway. On likely the flattest course they will run on this ...More

Efforts to increase handicapped accessibility near completion at Byron G. Merrill Library

call imageDonna Rhodes
RUMNEY — Things are certainly looking up at the Byron G. Merrill Library in Rumney as construction for a new handicapped accessible entrance is nearing an end. ...More

See what the 'buzz' is all about at Pemi-Baker Literacy Spelling Bee

Donna Rhodes
PLYMOUTH — It’s time once again to dust off those Merriam-Webster Dictionaries, gather a couple of friends or co-workers and get ready to spell C-H-A-M-P-I-O-N-S at the Pemi-Baker Literacy’s ...More

Community mourns the passing of Sanbornton's Okie Howe

call imageDonna Rhodes
SANBORNTON — She was born Daisy Elizabeth Carleton, but her many friends, the Town of Sanbornton and the community of the New Hampshire Veterans’ Home knew her as "Okie" Howe, and when the ...More

Belmont's Smith Orchard offers all things autumn

call imageDonna Rhodes
BELMONT — When the first fall chill is in the air, it’s become a family tradition for many Lakes Region families to head for Smith Orchard in Belmont for apples, pumpkins, cornstalks and "all ...More

Bears hold off Campbell on historic night, 35-21

call imageJeff Lajoie
TILTON — While the offense dazzled in the first half, it was the defense that led the Winnisquam Regional High School football team to another victory on Friday night. The Bears kept visiting Campbell ...More
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