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Shooting leaves two dead in Alton

Mark Foynes
ALTON — An 11-year-old has been taken into custody, allegedly as a result of a double homicide that occurred last Friday....More

SB 2 goes down to defeat in Barnstead

Joshua Spaulding
REGION — There were plenty of races and issues that came up on the ballots across the local communities last week. One of the biggest issues on the ballot was in Barnstead, where voters had to choose ...More

Vote for new Alton Central School mascot name

ALTON — During the last several months, research has been done by a town/school committee regarding Alton history in an effort to present new mascot names for Alton Central School. The committee ...More

Welding class prepares students for future careers

call imageKyle Lurvey
BERLIN — Dennis Carrier has been teaching Welding Technology for the last 13 years at the Regional Career & Technical Center at Berlin High School. ...More

The arts blossom in Berlin

Steve Bissonnette
BERLIN — Arts and Culture may well be the most undervalued economic engine in the North Country. ...More

Education funding a growing concern

Steve Bissonnette
BERLIN — In the 1990’s, a series of lawsuits resulted in the Claremont decisions, in Claremont School District v. Governor, 138 N.H. 183, 635 A.2d 1375 (1993) (Claremont I), the New Hampshire ...More

Selectmen take steps toward increased transparency

Mellisa Seamans
OSSIPEE — Selectmen here are making public information more accessible at their meetings and on the town Web site....More

M&M Deli owners open new restaurant

Mellisa Seamans
OSSIPEE — The Wooden Spoon restaurant is set to open today (April 18) in Ossipee. ...More

Posting error requires vote ratification

Mellisa Seamans
TAMWORTH — Nearly 200 voters turned out and spent hours approving the 2019 Town Meeting Warrant on March 13. ...More

Recycled Percussion take over LES

call imageTara Giles
LANCASTER — It's never a bad day when rock stars take over your school. The guys from the famous band Recycled Percussion, with their spiked hair, tattoos, brightly colored clothing and confident ...More

Stakeholders confront Yale over role in Northern Pass

Tara Giles
REGION — The movement against Northern Pass is still at the forefront of many minds throughout the state....More

Diamonds in the rough

call imageTara Giles
WHITEFIELD — Any student interested in a career in music dreams about attending the world class Berklee College of Music. ...More

Rotary spends “An Evening in Paradise”

call imageErin Plummer
Partiers enjoyed some tropical-themed fun to round out the winter months during the annual "An Evening in Paradise" fundraiser for the Gilford Rotary....More

Construction permits, values down from last year

Erin Plummer
Construction permits are down from this time last year, and project values have lowered, according to a report from the planning department....More

Travel Show sees strong attendance

call imageErin Plummer
From cruises to train tours to guided tours and many others, people from across the region could explore different options for vacations at the Passport to the World Travel Show....More

Selectmen to begin interviewing town manager candidates

Elissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — The Board of Selectmen received 34 applications for the town manager position as of the April 8 deadline, and will be selecting candidates for interviews. ...More

Grants support conservation of Great Meadow property

Elissa Paquette
TUFTONBORO — Monday, April 8, was a banner day for conservation efforts in Tuftonboro. ...More

LRTC student’s sculpture wins gold medal

call imageElissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — Lakes Region Technology Center (LRTC) Precision Manufacturing student Jadda Doucette won a gold medal for her metal sculpture in the Skills USA competition on March 20 at Manchester ...More
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Newfound students perform for Bristol’s Bicentennial

call imageDonna Rhodes
BRISTOL — Students from Newfound Regional High School and Newfound Memorial Middle School meshed their talents together on Wednesday, April 10, to present a Bristol Bicentennial Concert for the ...More

Police K9 visits Story Time at Minot-Sleeper

call imageDonna Rhodes
BRISTOL — Nearly 40 people of all ages attended story time at Minot-Sleeper Library last Friday afternoon to listen to the book "Officer Buckle and Gloria" with special guests Officer Nick Kelley ...More

Investigation continues into suspicious death

Donna Rhodes
BRISTOL — There is an ongoing investigation into the death of a man who was found inside an apartment building located at 76 Summer St. in Bristol last Friday afternoon....More

New long jump pit installed at Lafayette School

call imageAngel Larcom
FRANCONIA — A crisp day in mud season didn't dampen spirits as construction began on Lafayette Regional School's new jump pit. ...More

Littleton selectmen review transportation plan

call imageAngel Larcom
LITTLETON — On April 8, the Littleton Board of Selectmen reviewed and voted on suggested updates to Phase II of the Littleton Transportation Plan. ...More

Forum addresses school funding

call imageAngel Larcom
LITTLETON — "Our goal is to make school funding and the hardship of property taxes central issues in public discourse," said John Tobin, one of two attorneys that recently visited Littleton High ...More

Presidential candidate speaks with local voters

call imageErin Plummer
MEREDITH — Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney spoke about his ideas for bipartisanship, healthcare reform, addressing climate change, and many other topics during a local meet and greet....More

Proposed grading changes have students concerned

Erin Plummer
MEREDITH — The Inter-Lakes School District is moving towards more competency based grades, which has raised concerns among the student body on how this could impact their achievements and futures....More

Guests sample a “Taste” of the region’s best

call imageErin Plummer
MEREDITH — Visitors could sample from restaurants across the region and contribute to a good cause at the 29th annual Taste of the Lakes Region....More

Local students featured in fire safety calendar

call imageDonna Rhodes
PLYMOUTH — For seven years, the Department of Safety, Office of the State Fire Marshal and the New Hampshire Fire Prevention Society has held a poster and calendar competition for approximately ...More

Plymouth State Earth Jam enjoyed by all

call imageLeigh Sharps
PLYMOUTH—Now nearing its 10th anniversary, last Saturday's Earth Jam set on the University's central campus (HUB lawn) on High Street provided live music from noon to 10:15 p.m. non-stop for the ...More

Rebecca Rule brings Yankee humor to Warren

call imageDonna Rhodes
WARREN — New Hampshire’s renowned humorist and storyteller Rebecca Rule paid a visit to the Joseph Patch Library in Warren last weekend, where she brightened the end of a long, snowy winter ...More

Tilton loses town planner to Belmont

call imageDonna Rhodes
TILTON — At the April 11 selectmen’s meeting in Tilton, Town Planner Dari Sassan presented the board with a summary of ongoing projects and upcoming activity in the Tilton Land Use department ...More

Belmont residents celebrate a favorite snack

call imageDonna Rhodes
BELMONT — If one were to mix some juggling feats with a touch of comedy, add a little magic and some zany antics, then stir it all together to create a great family night out, that’s just ...More

World Series Trophy comes to Veterans Home

call imageDonna Rhodes
TILTON — Residents and staff at New Hampshire Veterans Home celebrated the opening of baseball season last Friday with a look back at the Red Sox’s road to the championship in 2018 that included ...More
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