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Unified sports a hit at Prospect Mountain

call imageJoshua Spaulding
ALTON — To say the foray into unified sports has been a success at Prospect Mountain High School might be an understatement. The team’s first unified team took to the volleyball court this ...More

Taking care of your auto needs

call imageJoshua Spaulding
ALTON — Some familiar names in auto repair in Alton are together under the same roof in the new Village Centre, located in the former Fiddlehead Farms building on Main Street. Alton Auto and Alignment ...More

Students present their research on WWII soldiers

Tom Haggerty
WOLFEBORO — Memorial Day 2016 will have special significance for the 22 members of Prospect Mountain High School history teacher Mike Folan's World War II class as well as for the audience members ...More

Mountaineer girls upset in opening tourney game

call imageJody Houle
BERLIN — The Berlin girls’ tennis team was a force to be reckoned with all season long. In the regular season, the Mounties were 11-2 and at one point had a six-game winning streak. The team ...More

“Stand Up” forum sees strong turnout

call imageJody Houle
BERLIN — The "Facing Heroin: Strengthening Our Community" forum jumped started a new coalition — "Stand Up Androscoggin Valley Coalition" and a public forum was held last Wednesday at the ...More

Meteor lights up the sky, rumbles Andoscoggin Valley

call imageJody Houle
BERLIN — A fireball from a meteor illuminated the sky and shook up the land last week and many locals reported experiencing the phenomena....More

Eagles fly high at State Meet

call imageJoshua Spaulding
PORTSMOUTH — It was quite a day for the Kennett track boys at the Division II State Meet on Saturday. The Eagles picked up two Division II championships and used the final event of the day to secure ...More

Agricultural Learning Center subcommittee holds second meeting

call imageMellisa Seamans
TAMWORTH — For their second meeting, Carroll County Agricultural Learning Center subcommittee went on a field trip to Remick Country Doctor Farm and Museum in Tamworth on Monday evening, May 16. ...More

Selectmen oppose Hobbs proposal for outdoor concerts again

Carol Holyoake
OSSIPEE — Hobbs Tavern presented a temporary event permit at Monday’s selectmen’s meeting in Ossipee re-introducing their desire to hold summer music concerts at 3 Covered Bridge Road, ...More

WMRHS softball extends winning streak to 15 games

call imageTara Giles
WHITEFIELD — The Spartan softball team earned its 15th win of the season after a 12-0 game against Newfound on May 23 and a 5-2 game against Kennett on May 25. During the Newfound game Spartan ...More

Aubuchon Hardware dedicates new store to Darren Discenzo

call imageDarin Wipperman
LANCASTER — The ribbon was officially cut at the town's new Aubuchon Hardware on May 17. The ceremony included another special event, the dedication of the store to Darren Discenzo, who is now ...More

Students learn about natural world as part of annual field day

call imageCOLUMBIA — More than 100 elementary school students from the region visited CJEJ Farm on Route 3 during the county conservation district's annual field day on May 18. The excursion allowed kids ...More

Second half powers Eagles past Belmont in finale

call imageJeff Lajoie
BELMONT — Thanks to a big second half, the Gilford High School boys' lacrosse team ended its season in winning fashion on Friday. The visiting Golden Eagles held rival Belmont High School to just ...More

GHS top 10 seniors share career plans, memories

call imageErin Plummer
Gilford High School's top 10 graduating seniors will be going to schools from Vermont to Utah and pursuing everything from engineering to acting, though all of them will leave with some favorite memories....More

GHS band and chorus take top awards at Six Flags festival

call imageErin Plummer
After hard work and a few challenges, members of the Gilford High School band and chorus came back from a music festival at Six Flags New England with top honors....More

Overall discus dominance

call imageJoshua Spaulding
PORTSMOUTH — In the blistering Saturday heat, there were plenty of great performances for the Kingswood track team at the Division II State Meet. The Knights traveled to Portsmouth High School for ...More

Wolfeboro police support Families in Transition application

Elissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — The Wolfeboro Police Department has written a letter of support to the Planning Department for the prospective Families in Transition (FIT) program on Lehner Street, Chief Stuart Chase ...More

Selectmen reach agreement on golf course land value

Thomas Beeler
WOLFEBORO — On May 4 Wolfeboro selectmen reviewed a request from the Kingswood Golf Club to renew a discretionary easement on the assessed value of the club's property....More

Bear boys finish fifth at State Meet

call imageJoshua Spaulding
BRISTOL — The Newfound track boys got their strongest performance in many years at the Division III State Meet. And it was fitting that the strong showing came on the Bears’ home track. Newfound ...More

Special class at Newfound teaches families that Cooking Matters

call imageDonna Rhodes
BRISTOL — A cooperative initiative between Project Promise of the Newfound Area School District, New Hampshire Food Bank, the UNH Cooperative Extension and the National Share Our Strength- Cooking ...More

Local Girl Scouts host Family Fun Day

call imageDonna Rhodes
BRISTOL — Girl Scouts not only work hard on their skills as they earn badges for their achievements; they also know how to have a good time, and last Sunday, the young ladies of Troop 11161 in New ...More

Hoyt hits and pitches Profile past Pittsburg-Canaan

call imageCorey McKean
BETHLEHEM — With their playoff hopes on the line, the Profile Patriots hosted the Pittsburg-Canaan Yellow Jackets on Wednesday afternoon. Profile trailed early, down 4-1 after three innings, but ...More

Eager kids and adults participate in Lakeway's bike rodeo

call imageDarin Wipperman
LITTLETON — The town's big partnership to promote school safety held another successful bike rodeo on Sunday afternoon. Even with a bit of rain, dozens of children benefited from the effort to ...More

Arlington Hotel site plan approved

Meg Brown
BETHLEHEM—The Bethlehem Planning Board gave the approval for the Arlington Hotel’s proposed site plan, with contingencies, after discussion at two public hearings, the second of which occurred ...More

Three in a row for dynamic Daly

call imageJeff Lajoie
BRISTOL — Looking for his third consecutive state title in the 1,600 meters, it would've been downright shocking if anyone other than Cam Daly crossed the line first on Saturday. The Inter-Lakes ...More

Community Yard Sale brings out variety of sellers

call imageErin Plummer
MEREDITH — Families, local organizations, and many others set up their special spaces to get rid of some items and make some more money during the annual Meredith Community Yard Sale....More

ILES Celebration of Learning to honor Kelley

call imageErin Plummer
MEREDITH — Students and staff at Inter-Lakes Elementary School have been preparing special ways to honor retiring principal Steve Kelley at a coming celebration....More

Ebner moves on to Meet of Champions

call imageJoshua Spaulding
PORTSMOUTH — The Plymouth Regional track team brought a solid crew of athletes to the Division II State Meet on Saturday in Portsmouth. And while only one athlete automatically qualified to move ...More

Plymouth police carry the torch for Special Olympics

call imageDonna Rhodes
PLYMOUTH — As "Guardians of the Flame," members of the New Hampshire Law Enforcement Torch Run began their annual trek around the state to bring the Special Olympic "Flame of Hope" to the 2016 State ...More

Fire destroys landmark business in Rumney

call imageDonna Rhodes
RUMNEY — At just a little after 5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 17, Rumney firefighters raced to the former Kelley’s Auto Body Shop after receiving a report of a structure fire, and upon their arrival, ...More

Remillard adds more hardware in final state championship

call imageJeff Lajoie
BRISTOL — The numbers are staggering for Jaila Remillard. The Winnisquam Regional High School senior capped what has been an outstanding career at the NHIAA Division III state championship in style ...More

Bandstand's addition to Register of Historic Places highlights Heritage Fair

call imageDonna Rhodes
BELMONT —In a celebration recognizing National Historic Preservation Month, the Belmont Heritage and Preservation Fair last Saturday kicked off with a special salute to their own newly restored ...More

Yard sale raises funds toward new Recreation Department facility

call imageDonna Rhodes
SANBORNTON — A gigantic plant and yard sale at the Sanbornton Town Hall helped raise money for a new Recreation Department headquarters at the town park and in addition to those funds, many who ...More
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