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Alton clinches playoff spot with doubleheader sweep

call imageJoshua Spaulding
ALTON — With a spot in the state tournament on the line, the Morin Insurance Alton Junior Legion team and the Post 66 Durand-Haley Rangers Plymouth Junior Legion team squared off in a doubleheader ...More

Old Home Day expands to the entire weekend

Tim Croes
ALTON — The Old Home Weekend Committee has been working hard in the last couple of months to expand the schedule of events from just one day to an entire weekend of events and the committee just ...More

Selectmen agree to support conservation easement

Elizabeth Cantrall
NEW DURHAM — he July 7 meeting of the New Durham Board of Selectmen began with a presentation provided by Bill Malay, who is an alternate member of the town’s conservation commission. Malay ...More

Second Annual Gorham ArtWalk expands to Main Street

Debra Thornblad
GORHAM — The Gorham ArtWalk was so successful last year that it has been expanded this year, just its second year, from exclusively on Exchange Street to include Main Street, all the way down to ...More

WREN seeks No. Border Regional Commission grant to buy 117 Main St.

Edith Tucker
BERLIN — WREN, the nonprofit Women’s Rural Entrepreneurial Network, signed a purchase and sale agreement to buy the vacant building at 117 Main Street from its owner Paul Charest, who ran ...More

Film crew has created a buzz and an outlet for local talent

call imageJody Houle
BERLIN — A crew of local aspiring actors, actresses, directors, producers, and musicians have teamed up over the past few years and created a chain of film productions including a progressing web ...More

Leading expert on big cats to speak at Squam Lakes meeting

call imageMulkern, Larissa
HOLDERNESS — One of the world’s leading experts on big cats, especially tigers and jaguars, will be the guest keynote speaker during the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center’s annual meeting ...More

County delegates demand corrections to 2010 financial statements

Mulkern, Larissa
OSSIPEE — The Carroll County Legislative Delegation convened last week to discuss accounting discrepancies on the county’s 2010 financial statements that overstated the general fund balance ...More

Commission pressing to get corrections made to 2010 financials

Mulkern, Larissa
OSSIPEE — The controversy over inaccurate county financial statements from 2010 dominated the dialog at the July 9 County Commissioners meeting. At the meeting, Commission Chair David Sorensen confirmed ...More

Building materials shed for DIY-ers opens at Lancaster Hardware

call imageEdith Tucker
LANCASTER — The Lancaster Hardware and Home Center, owned by the Discenzo family, has moved swiftly to fill a niche opened up by the recent shuttering of the Kilkenny Building Center on Middle Street....More

Selectmen plan to replace Ingerson Road bridge at summerís end

Edith Tucker
JEFFERSON — The selectmen are exploring all costs and also obtaining permits so that once everything is in place they can move forward to replace the one-lane Ingerson Road Bridge over Priscilla ...More

Scott Brown campaigns in CoŲs for Republican Senate nomination

Edith Tucker
SHELBURNE — Former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown, who is seeking the Republican nomination on Primary Day, Sept. 9, so he can go head-to-head against incumbent Senator Jeanne Shaheen, a Democrat, ...More

Houston reaches Round of 32 before falling in State Am

call imageGOFFSTOWN — The top local golfers found themselves right in the thick of things last week, competing in the 111th annual New Hampshire State Amateur Tournament at Stonebridge Country Club. The week-long ...More

Lachapelle, Osborne take softball talents to Spain

call imageJeff Lajoie
GILFORD — From Gilford to Spain, for love of the game. Gilford High School softball players Lisa Osborne and Sarah Lachapelle left earlier this week to embark on a week-long trip to Spain, playing ...More

State tourney runs comes to an end for Gilford 10s

call imageJeff Lajoie
BARRINGTON — For the second day in a row, an early deficit ultimately proved to be too much for the Gilford 10U All-Stars. Kingswood scored three runs in the first inning thanks to four Gilford ...More

Peyton Ralph, Anya Found lead Granite Kid field

call imageJoshua Spaulding
WOLFEBORO — This year’s running of the Granite Kid Triathlon was a bit different than previous years. Though the athletes still started and ended their adventure at Brewster Beach in Wolfeboro, ...More

Committee develops action plan for Mirror Lake

Elissa Paquette
TUFTONBORO — The Mirror Lake Watershed Committee developed an action plan on June 25 for Lang Pond Road. Committee Chair Dave Ford came to the July 7 meeting of the Board of Selectmen to share the ...More

Tuftonboro library committee votes to pursue alternate design

Elissa Paquette
TUFTONBORO — Tuftonboro’s Library Building Advisory Committee (LBAC) concluded its latest meeting, held July 14 Central Fire Station, with an 8-0 vote in support of soliciting architectural ...More

Lauer, Whitney vie for District 2 commissioner seat

call imageDarin Wipperman
BATH— The town’s lock on one of three Grafton County commissioner seats appears guaranteed for another election. The late Ray Burton occupied the office for nearly two decades. After Burton ...More

Selectmen reviewing attorneyís letter on Douglas Drive

Darin Wipperman
BETHLEHEM— Ten elected officials in Bethlehem sat at the same table on Monday night for a joint meeting of the selectmen and planning board. The issue of requiring site plan review for the Dalton ...More

The Exchange on the Road tomorrow evening at Colonial Theatre

BETHLEHEM — Laura Knoy will be on stage at the Colonial Theatre with four local panelists at 6:30 tomorrow evening, July 10, giving North Country residents a chance to see The Exchange on the Road. ...More

Kearney, Post 33 shut down Plymouth

call imageJeff Lajoie
MEREDITH — Behind a strong performance from Garrett Kearney on the mound, the Meredith Griggs-Wyatt Post 33 Junior Legion baseball team got back on the winning track on July 17 at Prescott Park. ...More

Late rally sinks Post 33 in Alton

call imageJeff Lajoie
ALTON — On the road in need of a big win, the Meredith Griggs-Wyatt Post 33 Junior Legion baseball team very much looked in control and destined for one on July 10. But host Alton Post 72 stole ...More

Five locals earn All-State selections

call imageJeff Lajoie
REGION — Just a few plays separated the Inter-Lakes High School baseball team from a trip to the Final Four this spring. The Lakers took top-seeded Campbell to the brink in the Division III quarterfinals, ...More

Late rally not enough, as Plymouth falls to North Country

call imageJoshua Spaulding
PLYMOUTH — After an 8-5 loss to Farmington on the first day of the Babe Ruth 14U district tournament, the Plymouth boys were in need of a win against North Country on Saturday, July 12, at Littleton’s ...More

Sharing his love of tennis

call imageJoshua Spaulding
HOLDERNESS — Bill Aronson has spent time all over the country. And every place he goes, he’s brought his love of tennis and done his best to spread that love to as many people as possible. ...More

Plymouth 12s come up just short

call imageFARMINGTON — While it wasn’t the ending the Plymouth Cal Ripken 12U team was looking for, the boys provided fans with plenty of excitement in the final few days of the District Eight Tournament ...More

Boles, Zimmer powered strong Raider squad

call imageJeff Lajoie
BELMONT — It was a season to remember for the Belmont High School boys' track and field team. Behind the veteran leadership provided by a strong contingent of upperclassmen, the Red Raiders tied ...More

State run comes to a close for Belmont 12s

call imageJeff Lajoie
LANCASTER — Until the very last out, the Belmont 12U All-Stars battled. But with Claremont on its heels and the tying run just 60 feet away, the summer run finally came to a close for the red and ...More

Belmont 12s fall late in state opener

call imageJeff Lajoie
LANCASTER — Elation turned to despair in the matter of an inning for the Belmont 12U All-Stars on Saturday. After scoring four runs to take its first lead of the game in the bottom of the fifth ...More
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