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Alton elections moving to Pearson Road center

David Allen
ALTON — The Alton Board of Selectmen met on Aug. 15, removed the ACO Ordinance Reaffirmation from the agenda (not ready for the board), approved the balance of the agenda and went briefly into non-public ...More

Kids get hands-on at Camp Invention

call imageCathy Allyn
NEW DURHAM — It’s not often famous dignitaries are spied around extremely small towns. It’s not often that young children have the opportunity to tear apart old computers. Combine the ...More

Dylan Tuttle leads the way in Alton 5K

call imageJoshua Spaulding
ALTON — The Alton Old Home Week 5K took to the roads of Alton on Aug. 13, and it was a familiar last name at the top of the podium. Dylan Tuttle, who’s dad and brother have won the race in ...More

Gladiators preparing for new season of football

call imageJody Houle
BERLIN — The Androscoggin Valley Gladiators and Junior Gladiators will host four home games this season, the first is a triple-header kick-off on Sept. 11. The Berlin Football Association, in accordance ...More

Berlin fall sports practices begin Monday

Jody Houle
BERLIN — Berlin High School fall sports is just around the corner. The following schedules for boys and girls soccer, field hockey and cross country are set. All sports begin practice on Monday, ...More

The 28th Wildman Biathlon coming August 13

call imageJody Houle
SHELBURNE — The 28th annual Wildman Biathlon happens on Aug. 13 — and it’s for a good cause. The one-day event, a fundraiser for Coos County RSVP, begins at the town garage in Shelburne ...More

Ossipee bank robber arrested same afternoon

call imageMellisa Seamans
OSSIPEE — An alleged bank robber who held up Citizens Bank on Route 16 Aug. 17 didn’t make it very far: he was arrested in Moultonborough the same afternoon. ...More

Former Effingham selectmen file injunction to stop work on bridge

call imageMellisa Seamans
EFFINGHAM — Three former selectmen and a resident have filed an injunction against the town’s selectmen that has stopped work on the Stevens Road Bridge project. Court paperwork filed Aug. ...More

Delegation to consider forcing county commissioners to do a forensic audit

Mellisa Seamans
OSSIPEE — The Carroll County Delegation wants, voted for, and approved funding to pay for a forensic audit. The county commissioners, however, are not going to do it. Last fall, the delegation gave ...More

Rebuilding year expected for Spartan soccer girls

Tara Giles
WHITEFIELD — Last year the Spartan girls' soccer team finished the season with 12 wins and four losses. With many key players graduated, coach Jon Going said this season will be used to rebuild....More

WMRHS preparing for fall sports season

WHITEFIELD — White Mountain Regional High School is continuing with its impact testing program for all athletes during the 2015 school year. Students need to complete a computer base test before ...More

Lancaster Street Fair 5k celebrates best year yet

call imageTara Giles
LANCASTER — On July 30, local runners were treated to a great turnout for the Lancaster Street Fair 5k road race. Over the years, the field of competition has gone from a fun run with locals to ...More

Junior class set to carry Eagles after key graduation losses

call imageJeff Lajoie
GILFORD — It was a big step forward for the Gilford High School girls' soccer team last year, as the Golden Eagles increased their win total from four to nine, finishing with a 9-8 overall mark. ...More

Lachapelle looks to continue athletic career at UNE

call imageJeff Lajoie
GILFORD — It's been a busy summer for Sarah Lachapelle. With her busy softball schedule, the Gilford resident has worked on her craft in hopes of landing a spot with the University of New England ...More

Head of the class

call imageJeff Lajoie
GILFORD — From her very first day as a freshman in the fall of 2012, Cassidy Bartlett made her presence known. After a four year, three-sport career that saw her spend all 12 seasons as a varsity ...More

Ryan asks selectmen to hold public hearing on Class VI road building permit

Thomas Beeler
WOLFEBORO — Suzanne Ryan returned to the Wolfeboro Board of Selectmen at their Aug. 17 meeting, this time to ask that the board reconsider the permit it granted to build a house on the Class VI ...More

Tuftonboro selectmen discuss employee pay increases for 2017

Elissa Paquette
TUFTONBORO — The selectmen returned to discussion of employee compensation this past Monday. Aug. 22, to set salaries and wages in advance of upcoming budget preparations....More

Selectmen agree to hire a recruiter to search for new town planner

call imageThomas Beeler
WOLFEBORO — Town Manager Dave Owen reported to selectmen at their Aug. 17 meeting that the town had only received three applications for the position of town planner by the deadline of Monday, Aug. ...More

Former Bear takes helm of soccer squad

call imageJoshua Spaulding
BRISTOL — While there is a new coach at the helm of the Newfound boys’ soccer team this fall, he is a familiar face to any fans of the Newfound program. Newfound graduate Jesse Mitchell, who ...More

Highlighting the Newfound Hall of Fame inductees

call imageBRISTOL — Newfound Regional High School will be celebrating its first Athletic Hall of Fame class on Oct. 1 during the annual Homecoming festivities. This issue will highlight two of the eight individual ...More

Football teams kick off fall practices Aug. 10

Joshua Spaulding
REGION — The fall sports season at Plymouth Regional High School and Newfound Regional High School is right around the corner and in the coming week, official practices will be getting under way. ...More

Tender 5K promotes company’s devotion to outdoor lifestyle

call imageDarin Wipperman
LITTLETON — With sun breaking through and some humidity, nearly 200 participants took part in the Tender 5K run/walk on Sunday morning. The third annual event was the first time the 5K started and ...More

North Country schools wrap up summer hoop season

call imageCorey McKean
WOODSVILLE — As North Country schools ready themselves to enter the 2016 soccer season, their five-week summer basketball program came to an end on Thursday, Aug. 4, as they all gathered at Woodville ...More

North Country schools hitting the hardwood for summer hoop

call imageCorey McKean
WOODSVILLE — As their five-week North Country basketball summer league comes to an end, teams from Littleton, Lisbon, Profile, Woodsville and Lin-Wood will take the skills and knowledge they have ...More

With Porusta gone, Panthers turn to depth in pursuit of elusive title

call imageJeff Lajoie
MOULTONBOROUGH — Despite losing the program's all-time scoring leader, as well as a top defender and goalkeeper, expectations remain high for the Moultonborough Academy boys' soccer team this fall. ...More

Diamond eyes tennis career at Stonehill College

call imageJeff Lajoie
MOULTONBOROUGH — For Aaron Diamond, the dominating nature in which he dispatched opponents during the spring high school tennis season at Moultonborough Academy turned heads. Mix in some impressive ...More

Brothers primed for football career at Saint Anselm

call imageJeff Lajoie
MEREDITH — When Nick Brothers takes the field for this weekend's Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl, it'll serve as the culmination of a high school career that yielded big things for the Inter-Lakes/Moultonborough ...More

Bobcats look to build on last year’s XC success

call imageJoshua Spaulding
PLYMOUTH — The Plymouth boys’ cross country team raced to the Meet of Champions last year with a solid performance in the Division II championships. The team will be returning three runners ...More

Rest of fall sports kick off Monday

Joshua Spaulding
REGION — The fall sports season at Plymouth Regional High School and Newfound Regional High School is right around the corner and in the coming week, official practices will be getting under way. ...More

DeForest takes home NH Open championship at Owl’s Nest

call imageCAMPTON — Chris DeForest of Cottekill, N.Y. came out on top at the 81st New Hampshire Open Championship held at Owl’s Nest Resort and Golf Club. DeForest finished his round with a three-day ...More

Sky high

call imageJeff Lajoie
BELMONT — The offseason came much too soon for the Belmont High School boys' soccer team last year. With the NHIAA Division III bracket opening up thanks to a bevy of upsets, the Red Raiders looked ...More

Serrano dazzled as Winnisquam's elite talent

call imageJeff Lajoie
TILTON — It was impossible to watch Christian Serrano over the course of four years and not be wowed. There were moments — too many to list — that showcased the Winnisquam Regional High ...More

Impressive senior year a fitting conclusion for Harmon

call imageJeff Lajoie
TILTON — Ask any coach at Winnisquam Regional High School, and they'll tell you they wish they had a hundred Tim Harmons. The recent graduate and Northfield resident capped off an amazing athletic ...More
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