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Regional impact of New Durham pit deliberated

Mark Foynes
NEW DURHAM — Plans to establish a new gravel pit on Kings Highway may have hit a snag last week when attendees at a regional planning commission suggested that much work still needs to be done to ...More

Snowmobilers asked to exercise caution on area lakes, ponds

Mark Foynes
REGION — If you snowmobile on any of the region’s lakes or ponds, there’s a good chance you’re sledding on thin ice. The Powder Mill Skimobile Club is hoping that area residents ...More

Prospect girls make a statement

call imageJoshua Spaulding
ALTON — In a matchup of undefeated Division III teams, the Prospect Mountain hoop girls left little question as to who the superior team was when Sanborn visited town on Jan. 13. The Timber Wolves ...More

Two local businesses featured on television

call imageJody Houle
REGION — Two businesses were approached by the television media and both stories were aired last week. ...More

City Council votes to end Medicare services and health promotion activities

call imageJody Houle
BERLIN — After the City Council voted to discontinue operations of the 75 year old Home Health and Public Health Clinic, a transition plan was reviewed by the council on Jan. 10. A decision was ...More

Berlin boys roll past Newfound

call imageJody Houle
BERLIN — Last Tuesday, the Berlin Mountaineers beat the Newfound Regional Bears 56-26 during a Division III home game at Berlin High School. Berlin is tied for ninth place with Winnisquam with four ...More

Eagles ski to victory at Great Glen

call imageJoshua Spaulding
PINKHAM NOTCH — The Kennett Nordic team took care of business on Wednesday, Jan. 11, as the Eagles hosted their first meet of the season at Great Glen Trails. The race was a pursuit, with the skiers ...More

Ossipee holds public hearing on proposed gift of a build-out study

Mellisa Seamans
OSSIPEE — Dan Hole Watershed Trust will continue to solicit private donations to contract with an engineer and have a build out study completed for Ossipee. If selectmen agree, according to Trust ...More

Selectmen vote to reinstate fired Tamworth police chief

Mellisa Seamans
TAMWORTH — In a public meeting that lasted less than two minutes, the Tamworth Board of Selectmen voted on Jan. 5 to reinstate Tamworth Police Chief Penny Colby. Board chairman John Roberts, who ...More

Discussions to close Jefferson Elementary spark community interest

Tara Giles
WHITEFIELD — The discussion to close the Jefferson Elementary School is nothing new, as the topic has been tossed around for quite some time. During a WMRSD board meeting held on Jan. 9, residents ...More

Lancaster officials take a look back, and ahead

Tara Giles
LANCASTER — Lancaster's planning/zoning coordinator Ben Gaetjens-Oleson gave us some town highlights over the past year and some thoughts about the year to come. ...More

Spartan hoop girls best Eagles, 46-40

call imageTara Giles
WHITEFIELD — On Jan. 10 the White Mountains girls' basketball team hosted Groveton for what turned out to be quite the game. Given the records of the two teams it seemed like this would be an easy ...More

Budget Committee rejects teachers' contract

Erin Plummer
Members of the budget committee voiced concerns about the cost of the proposed teacher’s contract during the school district’s budget public hearing....More

Selectmen, budget committee wrangle over town hall repair costs

Erin Plummer
A warrant article for town hall improvements has met with resistance from the Budget Committee, with members saying they want to see the price go down....More

Unified Eagles snag OT win over Inter-Lakes/Moultonborough

call imageJeff Lajoie
MEREDITH — It took overtime and many exciting end of game moments to decide a very entertaining unified basketball game between Inter-Lakes/Moultonborough and Gilford High School on Friday afternoon. ...More

Knight ice boys get much-needed win

call imageJoshua Spaulding
WOLFEBORO — The Kingswood hockey boys were in need of a win on Wednesday, Jan. 11. Erick Skelley was more than happy to deliver. The sophomore defenseman ripped a slap shot from the top of the circle ...More

Selectmen approve lower-cost vehicle proposal for fire department

Thomas Beeler
WOLFEBORO — Fire Chief Jim Pineo returned to the Wolfeboro Board of Selectmen on Jan. 4 with a detailed presentation on the utility package discussed at the board last meeting on Dec. 21....More

Tuftonboro Year in Review

Elissa Paquette
TUFTONBORO — 2016 in Tuftonboro included a very well-received effort by the Old Home Days Committee. Volunteers presented a range of activities in late August to bring community members together ...More
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Early morning fire leaves Hill resident homeless

call imageDonna Rhodes
HILL — An early morning fire destroyed a residence at 1163 Murray Hill Rd. in the Town of Hill on Monday, leaving the owner without a home or vehicles but officials say the actual cause of the fire ...More

Budget Committee expresses frustration over salary information not being readily available

Thomas P. Caldwell
BRISTOL — Despite concerns about spending that some members felt to be out of control, the Bristol Budget Committee stayed close to the selectmen’s recommendations for 2017 as it continued ...More

Bears break through for victory

call imageJoshua Spaulding
BRISTOL — The Newfound boys’ basketball team came achingly close to its first win of the season on Thursday, Jan. 5. One week later, the Bears were able to complete that mission, as coach ...More

Bethlehem Planning Board delays vote on landfill zoning amendments

call imageJenny Monahan
BETHLEHEM — The Bethlehem Planning Board held a public hearing on Jan. 11 to consider two zoning ordinance amendments for the expansion of the Casella owned landfill on Trudeau Road....More

Local shop reflects owner's passions: love, life and leather

call imageJenny Monahan
LITTLETON—Somehow, the Linny Kenney Leather shop at The Tannery marketplace feels like a warm, sunny barn inside. ...More

Strong second half lifts Lisbon over Lin-Wood

call imageCorey McKean
LINCOLN — It was a game of two halves on Wednesday, Jan. 11, as the Lin-Wood Lumberjacks hosted the Lisbon Panthers. Lin-Wood got out to a fast start, outscoring Lisbon 33-19 in the first half, ...More

Contestants shine in Miss Amazing show

call imageErin Plummer
MEREDITH — A group of remarkable ladies shared their talents, poise, and interview skills during the New Hampshire Miss Amazing Pageant....More

Students showcase community projects for ‘Change Expo’

call imageErin Plummer
MEREDITH — Students in one class at Inter-Lakes High School recently showcased how they paid it forward with a series of presentations at a special expo....More

Wheeler (18 points) sparks Lakers in victory over Moultonborough

call imageJeff Lajoie
MOULTONBOROUGH — Emma Wheeler didn't take long to make a first impression of the Inter-Lakes/Moultonborough rivalry. The I-L freshman scored a game-high 18 points, including 11 in a second quarter ...More

Wentworth Elementary School celebrates first ever National Junior Honor Society inductees

call imageDonna Rhodes
WENTWORTH — The administration and faculty at Wentworth Elementary School were excited to recently hold their first ever inductions into the National Junior Honor Society and Principal Joseph Sampson ...More

Friends of the Pemi see plans for Livermore Falls forest expansion

call imageDonna Rhodes
CAMPTON — After cutting the ribbon on the new Livermore Falls State Forest and Beach last summer, plans are now underway for the Campton side of Livermore Falls, where the Pemigewasset River meanders ...More

Healey, Henderson earn Rev Tour podiums

call imageWATERVILLE VALLEY — It was a great week for U.S. Snowboarding at the Toyota U.S. Revolution Tour, with Kyle Mack (Bloomfield, Mich.) taking a win and Lyon Farrell (Haiku, Hi.) taking second for ...More

Harmony Grange spreads the gift of warmth through Scarf Tree campaign

call imageDonna Rhodes
TILTON — Harmony Grange members continued to spread the warmth this year with their Scarf Tree campaign in downtown Tilton, draping scarves in the trees along Main Street for anyone who needs one ...More

Community Night Out helps Winnisquam students shake off the winter blues

call imageDonna Rhodes
TILTON — It was literally wall-to-wall fun and excitement at the Tilton Sports Center on Wednesday, Jan. 11, when the Winnisquam Regional School District teamed up with the athletic facility to ...More

Bears finish seventh at Winnisquam Winter Classic

call imageJeff Lajoie
TILTON — It was another successful day on the mats for the Winnisquam Regional High School wrestling team. The Bears hosted the Winnisquam Winter Classic on Saturday, welcoming some top teams from ...More
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