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Winter sports athletes honored at Prospect Mountain

call imageJoshua Spaulding
ALTON — Another season wrapped up at Prospect Mountain on Friday, March 16, as the school celebrated the winter sports season at the sports awards ceremony. Athletics Director Corey Roux welcomed ...More

Timber Wolf JV girls win season-ending tourney

call imageJoshua Spaulding
ALTON — The Prospect Mountain JV girls’ basketball team had a strong finish to the season, winning the blue division at the season-ending JV tournament in Franklin. The Timber Wolves played ...More

Worth the wait

call imageJoshua Spaulding
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Sometimes, it pays off to wait. Just ask Indiana Jones. The Prospect Mountain graduate, who helped lead the Timber Wolves to the 2014 girls’ alpine Division III ...More

Local Destination Imagination teams will compete in Global Finals

call imageJody Houle
REGION — The Berlin High School and Gorham Ed Fenn Elementary School Destination Imagination teams advanced to the Global Finals and will compete in May with teams from 45 countries and 14 states. ...More

Local couple plan to offer charitable gaming at St. Kieran's Art Center

call imageJody Houle
BERLIN — Local businessman Robin Lavertu and his wife Monique are licensed to offer a charitable casino in Berlin. ...More

City's property values up slightly; high school track to get resurfaced

Jody Houle
BERLIN — At a City Council meeting on Monday, April 9, the City Manager and Assessment Supervisor reviewed data on property sales values of last year and determined that there has been a moderate ...More

Wakefield selectmen vote to order 10-wheel trucks

Thomas Beeler
WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield Board of Selectmen voted 3-0 last Wednesday, April 11, to approve purchase orders for two 10-wheel Freightliner trucks for the Highway Department despite urging by a former ...More

County Delegation approves budget of $31.4 million

Mellisa Seamans
OSSIPEE — The Carroll County Delegation approved the 2018 County budget of $31.4 million just three days before the March 31 deadline. Twelve of the 15 state representatives that make up the delegation ...More

Successful winter season celebrated at Kennett

call imageJoshua Spaulding
NORTH CONWAY — A very successful winter sports season came to a close at Kennett High School on Wednesday, March 14, and there was plenty of hardware on display. With five state championship plaques, ...More

White Mountains School Board discusses Futures Summer Camp

Tara Giles
WHITEFIELD — The April 9 WMRSD School Board meeting brought with it teacher resignations and a few new staff approvals. Hired as the full time Assistant Principal at WMRHS was interim AP Jacob ...More

Weathervane Managing Director takes a bow

call imageWHITEFIELD — After more than 25 years at the Weathervane Theatre, Managing Director Lyn Osborne Winter will be retiring from the popular Whitefield theatre in May. ...More

Maintenance of Lufkin’s property sparks discussion among Whitefield selectmen

call imageTara Giles
WHITEFIELD — During a recent Select Board meeting in Whitefield, Lufkin’s Service Center was the topic of much discussion. The conversation was in regards to a junk yard permit for a site ...More

Parks and Rec seeing successful programs, generous donations

Erin Plummer
The Parks and Recreation Department had some troubles with weather, but has seen high participation and some generous donations in recent months. ...More

Financial losses prompt LRGHealthcare’s leadership to make tough decisions

call imageErin Plummer
LACONIA — LRGHealthcare started 2018 with huge financial challenges requiring major cuts, though administrators are looking toward improvements for the future....More

Parent is Division III Player of the Year

call imageBob Martin
LACONIA — Harrison Parent wrapped up his hockey career for the Belmont/Gilford Bulldogs this season on a high note by being named the Division 3 Player of the Year in his senior season. Parent had ...More

New Town Manager prepares to take the reins in Wolfeboro

call imageElissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — It became official on April 11 with the announcement during a special meeting of the Wolfeboro Board of Selectmen — New Hampshire native Becky Merrow, Esq., currently town manager ...More

Budget concerns prompt Tuftonboro selectmen to request per-storm cost analysis for road treatment

Elissa Paquette
TUFTONBORO — Road Agent Jim Bean reported to the selectmen on April 9 that since January, his crew has been out on 43 different days to treat or plow roads. ...More

Efforts underway to preserve the Libby Museum’s collection for posterity

call imageElissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — Alana Albee, Director of The Libby Museum of Natural History, would like to see Dr. Libby's collection of natural specimens last another 100 years, but without some major improvements, ...More
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Newfound board, residents come together on default budget

Thomas P. Caldwell
BRISTOL — An attempt to end seven weeks of acrimony between the Newfound Area School Board and residents of the seven towns making up the school district succeeded in bringing a calmer and more ...More

Hill residents discover all their library has to offer

call imageDonna Rhodes
HILL ¬— The week of April 9-14 was National Library Week, and the Hill Public Library invited the public to drop by to discover all services and programs their local library has to offer....More

Newfound wraps up winter sports season

Joshua Spaulding
BRISTOL — It took a bit longer than expected, but the winter sports season finally wrapped up at Newfound Regional High School on Monday, March 19. The awards were postponed by the storm that came ...More

Fatal crash claims life of Bethlehem man

Justin Roshak
BETHLEHEM—Around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 11, Bethlehem resident Casey Pillsbury was killed after his vehicle collided with a Lin-Wood High School bus on Route 116. A third vehicle was also damaged, ...More

Franconia plans improvements to Web site

Justin Roshak
FRANCONIA—A new Web site is in the works, with citizens being urged to contribute their thoughts and experiences....More

Littleton Hospital and police pioneering new collaborative model

Justin Roshak
LITTLETON—Littleton Regional Hospital leadership is pursuing a more collaborative relationship with the Littleton Police Department, thanks to a home-grown New Hampshire training program which aims ...More

State Poet Laureate visits Inter-Lakes

call imageErin Plummer
MEREDITH — New Hampshire Poet Laureate Alice B. Fogel talked about demystifying poetry and the ways it can be used for personal expression during a special presentation during a visit to Inter-Lakes ...More

Public Works building committee seeking price guidance from selectmen

Erin Plummer
MEREDITH — The Public Works building committee is considering some new building plans and seeking the selectmen's guidance, though the selectmen are requesting more information before making any ...More

Nordic skiers shine in postseason action

call imageBob Martin
GILFORD — The Meet of Champions involved Nordic skiers from around the state, and the event at Gunstock was great for local athletes, including a win for Ian Daly of Inter-Lakes in the classic race. ...More

Stunning performances make Dancing with the Community Stars entertaining and emotional

call imageDonna Rhodes
PLYMOUTH — Several adjectives beginning with the letter "E" highlighted this year’s Dancing with the Community Stars at the Flying Monkey Theater in Plymouth last Sunday, including entertaining, ...More

Pemi Valley Habitat for Humanity proudly displays newly built home

call imageDonna Rhodes
PLYMOUTH — There were smiles everywhere last weekend, when Pemi-Valley Habitat for Humanity invited the public in for a tour of their latest accomplishment, a warm and comfortable new home for a ...More

From New Hampton to PyeongChang

call imageJoshua Spaulding
NEW HAMPTON — New Hampton girls’ hockey coach Craig Churchill had a pretty good reason to keep an eye on the US women’s hockey team during the recent Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. ...More

Volunteers give Tryon Skate Park a facelift

call imageDonna Rhodes
NORTHFIELD — The Tryon Skate Park in Northfield received a much-needed spring clean up and a bit of a facelift last weekend when a team of volunteers pitched in to ready the park, used by skate ...More

Hall Library staff waive overdue fees to promote reading

call imageDonna Rhodes
NORTHFIELD — April 9-13 was National Library Week, and the staff of Hall Memorial Library came up with a unique way to celebrate — they offered patrons the opportunity to pay down their late ...More

TNFD honors service and dedication at annual recognition dinner

call imageDonna Rhodes
NORTHFIELD — The Tilton-Northfield Fire District held their annual recognition dinner at Pines Community Center last week, celebrating longevity within the fire and EMS departments as well as honoring ...More
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