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If you plant it, it will grow

call imageJoshua Spaulding
ALTON — Tucked away on the second floor of Prospect Mountain High School is a room that up until this year, had essentially been used only for storage. But, this year has seen the room brighten ...More

Barnstead selectmen discuss replacing retiring employees

Elizabeth Cantrall
BARNSTEAD — The Barnstead board of selectmen met for its weekly meeting on Tuesday, May 12, and went into consecutive non-public sessions, including one with Police Chief Joe McDowell. Back in public ...More

Timber Wolf net girls win three more

call imageJoshua Spaulding
ALTON — The Prospect Mountain tennis girls continued their best season on record with three more wins last week, running their record to 10-2 heading to the final week of the season. "I think we ...More

Eversource installs Distribution Automation system in Cos

call imageEdith Tucker
REGION — Improvements in today’s technology plus Eversource’s companywide goal of improving public safety and reliability whenever feasible has put Cos County at the top of an in-state ...More

Cog Railway documentary previewed at Omni Mount Washington Hotel

call imageEdith Tucker
BRETTON WOODS — "My husband, Joel, and I are like kids waiting for Christmas!" explained Cathy Bedor, one of four Mount Washington Cog Railway co-owners a few days before the recently completed ...More

Huskies go into extras in downpour, lose 5-4

call imageTara Giles
GROVETON — On Monday, May 11, the Husky softball team went head to head in a well-matched game, complete with an extra-inning nail biter. A dark sky threatened to downpour the entire game, when ...More

Wakefield to hold public hearing on plastic bag decision

Thomas Beeler
WAKEFIELD — At the end of May 13 Board of Selectmen meeting, Selectman Ken Paul said that the decision made at the April 22 meeting to drop a requirement for clear plastic trash bags at the transfer ...More

Archers Pond Road in Ossipee closed for work next week

call imageCarol Holyoake
OSSIPEE — Activities at the Department of Works dominated the board of selectmen’s meeting this past Monday. Director Brad Harriman was appointed as the town’s representative to the ...More

Nonprofit agencies funding may be cut by county to make up budget shortfall

Thomas Beeler
OSSIPEE — At their meeting on May 13 the Carroll County Commissioners reviewed county expenses and revenues through April and discussed ways to make up for current and potential budget shortfalls. ...More

Cog Railway documentary previewed at Omni Mount Washington Hotel

call imageEdith Tucker
BRETTON WOODS — "My husband, Joel, and I are like kids waiting for Christmas!" explained Cathy Bedor, one of four Mount Washington Cog Railway co-owners a few days before the recently completed ...More

Eversource installs Distribution Automation system in Cos

call imageEdith Tucker
REGION — Improvements in today’s technology plus Eversource’s companywide goal of improving public safety and reliability whenever feasible has put Cos County at the top of an in-state ...More

Spartans top Lakers for fourth straight win

call imageTara Giles
WHITEFIELD — On Friday, the softball Spartans, who are currently tied for fourth in the Division III standings, put on a show on their home turf, besting Inter-Lakes 13-1. Their recent string of ...More

Joint winner split grand prize at WOW Ball

call imageErin Plummer
LACONIA ⎯ For one ticket participants could have a night of fun and music and also a shot at big prizes all to benefit the WOW Trail. This year two lucky winners will split $11,000 to be the grand ...More

Selectmen discuss possible impact from Pumpkin Festival

Erin Plummer
Gilford is getting ready for the coming Pumpkin Festival. The selectmen recently had a preliminary discussion on what impacts the festival might have in Gilford, and where the town could be of aid....More

Harris, Normandin send Eagles past Belmont

call imageJeff Lajoie
GILFORD — For the first time in program history, playoff talk is being whispered around the Gilford High School girls' lacrosse team. The Golden Eagles were at it again last week at The Meadows, ...More

Wakefield selectmen accept grant for sobriety checkpoint after a debate

Thomas Beeler
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 ...More

Drug robbery at Wolfeboro Rite Aid

call imageWOLFEBORO — 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 ...More

A mother's story of her daughter's addiction

Elissa Paquette
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 ...More
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Mooseman Triathlon returns under new name

Donna Rhodes
BRISTOL — This September, athletes will be heading back to the Newfound Region to "tri" once again in the new Lakes Region Triathlon, which is replacing the former Mooseman Triathlon of the past....More

Owner uncovers surprising family connection to Blue Moon Motel

call imageDonna Rhodes
HEBRON — The Blue Moon Motel hung out its vacancy sign on May 15, when they opened for their third season, but it won’t be vacant for long as the owners have already been taking reservations ...More

Bears strong at Bristol Lions Invitational

call imageJoshua Spaulding
BRISTOL — The Newfound track boys and girls competed in their final home meet of the season on Saturday, May 16, hosting the Bristol Lions Invitational on the Mills Oval. For the Newfound girls, ...More

BES fourth graders learn about maps at Cooley-Jericho forest

call imageDarin Wipperman
EASTON—A regional partnership is bringing educators, students, and land conservationists together. The effort strives to protect the earth through the provision of first hand nature experiences ...More

LRH biomass plant produces savings every day

call imageDarin Wipperman
LITTLETON—Littleton Regional Healthcare has completed two heating seasons using wood chips. As temperatures warm up outside, the LRH biomass plant gets a bit of a breather, but even on the hottest ...More

Littleton tennis improves to 9-1 with win over Profile

call imageCorey McKean
BETHLEHEM — With the Profile girls’ tennis team taking match number one and two in singles play from the visiting Littleton Crusaders on Wednesday, May 13, the Lady Crusaders had to battle ...More

Finding treasure and meeting neighbors at Meredith Community Yard Sale

call imageErin Plummer
MEREDITH — A treasure trove of items could be found all over town in people’s yards, garages, parking lots, or even in a theater during the annual Meredith Community Yard Sale....More

Castle in the Clouds open for a new season

call imageErin Plummer
MOULTONBOROUGH — Castle in the Clouds is open for another season that will see a few new programs and some more refurbishments....More

Greene joins the 500 club

call imageJeff Lajoie
SUNAPEE — It's been quite a career for Maddy Greene. Somehow, she's still just a junior. The Moultonborough Academy right-hander etched her name in the record books last week, setting the stage ...More

Nearly 1,300 degrees awarded at PSUs 144th Commencement

call imagePLYMOUTH — Plymouth State University awarded nearly 1,300 degrees May 16 during the institution’s 144th Commencement ceremony. ...More

Donald Birx named next President of Plymouth State University

call imageDonna Rhodes
PLYMOUTH — On May 14, trustees of the University System of New Hampshire were pleased and excited to introduce Dr. Donald L. Birx as the person who, on July 31, will step into the shoes of Sara ...More

Bobcat girls win two in a row

call imageJoshua Spaulding
PLYMOUTH — Coach Tom Cowie likes how his Plymouth girls’ lacrosse team has come together all season. And last week, the Bobcats came through in fine fashion, winning a pair of road games to ...More

ECIO program offers Northfield students a glimpse at Native American culture

call imageDonna Rhodes
NORTHFIELD — There was a heartwarming cultural exchange between Northfield and the town of Wounded Knee, South Dakota last week when representatives of "Every Child Is Ours" returned to the area ...More

Belmont Village bandstand honored for outstanding preservation achievement

call imageBELMONT — Fourteen projects across the Granite State have been recognized for outstanding achievements by the New Hampshire Preservation Alliance. The organization has saluted innovative preservation ...More

Three more wins as Raiders stay hot

call imageJeff Lajoie
BELMONT — While the week came to a close with a tough 5-3 loss against Raymond, the Belmont High School baseball team went 3-1 overall in a busy week, pushing its record to an impressive 8-3 overall ...More
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