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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

Proposed city budget includes $2.69 tax increase

Jody Houle
BERLIN — At a public hearing last Monday, May 23, the city council presented the proposed fiscal year 2019 budget which includes a $2.69 tax increase which would make the tax rate $41.88....More

County-wide drug sweep results in more than 20 arrests

call imageJody Houle
REGION — A major drug sweep, Operation Northern Alliance, conducted by several agencies and law enforcement departments, resulted in the arrest of at least 21 people in the region. Fifteen of those ...More

Morency receives suspended sentence

Jody Houle
LANCASTER — According to court documents, Christina Morency, 31, of Berlin, the daughter of Berlin Police Chief Peter Morency, changed her plea to guilty for a charge of possession of the controlled ...More

Former Wakefield Code Enforcement Officer indicted

Thomas Beeler
WAKEFIELD — Nate Fogg, former Code Enforcement Officer, Building Inspector and Land Use Assistant for the town of Wakefield has been indicted by New Hampshire Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald ...More

Wakefield selectmen adopt public meeting participation policy

Thomas Beeler
WAKEFIELD — At their May 23 meeting, Wakefield selectmen adopted a written policy covering public participation at their meetings....More

Wakefield Heritage Commission hosting dedication of B&M water tower, 25th anniversary celebration

call imageWAKEFIELD — The Wakefield Heritage Commission and Town of Wakefield invite the public to attend the dedication ceremony of the last authentic Boston & Maine Railroad Water Tower—donated by ...More

Superintendent praises response to bomb scare at Lancaster Elementary

Tara Giles
LANCASTER — Last Tuesday, roughly 400 students, along with 60 staff members, were evacuated from the Lancaster Elementary School to Colonel Town after a bomb threat was called in at 10:30 a.m. ...More

Community roundtable held in Lancaster

Tara Giles
LANCASTER — On the evening of May 24, a community roundtable on issues facing the North Country as a community was held at the St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. ...More

Lancaster residents pressure selectmen on Main Street tree plantings

Tara Giles
LANCASTER — On May 21, roughly 20 residents attended the Lancaster Select Board meeting to discuss the new sidewalk and the future of trees on Main Street. ...More

GHS Interact donation supports Rwandan students

call imageErin Plummer
A fundraiser by a group of Gilford High School students will allow two children in Rwanda to go to school. ...More

LRPA having a busy year, looking for new programs

Erin Plummer
Lakes Region Public Access has been busy filming and airing thousands of hours of local meetings and events and is making it more accessible to create programming....More

Transfer station project to be done in phases with a higher cost

Erin Plummer
The transfer station project will cost closer to $1.2 million, with the town using money approved at last year's town meeting toward the building itself with the rest of the project on next year's warrant....More

Colleagues gather to salute retiring Town Manager

call imageElissa Paquette
WOLFEBORO — The Board of Selectmen hosted a reception for Town Manager Dave Owen on May 31, on the occasion of his last day of 11 years on the job. ...More

Former Wakefield Code Enforcement Officer indicted

Thomas Beeler
WAKEFIELD — Nate Fogg, former Code Enforcement Officer, Building Inspector and Land Use Assistant for the town of Wakefield has been indicted by New Hampshire Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald ...More

Wolfeboro remembers the fallen on Memorial Day

call imageThomas Beeler
WOLFEBORO — Under somber skies last Monday, Wolfeboro remembered its fallen in Memorial Day ceremonies....More
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Visiting bomb squad officer gives students a look at robotics in action

call imageDonna Rhodes
BRISTOL — Students in Don White’s robotics class at Newfound Regional High School were able to see real life applications for mechanical innovations that are designed not just for fun or convenience ...More

Young anglers turn out in force for Groton Children’s Fishing Derby

Donna Rhodes
GROTON — The Groton Children’s Fishing Derby, sponsored by the town’s Conservation Commission and held on the first Saturday in June each year, was another success this year....More

Bristol residents pay tribute to fallen heroes on Memorial Day

call imageDonna Rhodes
BRISTOL — The Memorial Day Parade in Bristol drew crowds of people out along the parade route, where they listened to patriotic music from the Newfound Regional High School/Middle School combined ...More

Veterans, area residents team up for Memorial Day workout honoring a local hero

call imageJustin Roshak
LISBON—Some four dozen athletes, including six veterans, ran, squatted, pushed- and pulled-up, and ran again in honor of Memorial Day this year. They took part in a "Murph," a particularly strenuous ...More

Murals along Littleton’s riverfront celebrate community

call imageJustin Roshak
LITTLETON—The riverfront murals on Mill Street turn six this year, a long time for a form of public art exposed to the wind and weather. ...More

Lisbon Regional School names top four graduating seniors

LISBON — The Lisbon Regional School is proud to announce the top four members of the graduating Class of 2018....More

ILHS names top 10 graduating seniors

call imageErin Plummer
MEREDITH — Inter-Lakes High School's top 10 seniors will be attending schools across the country and pursuing a number of different fields....More

Meredith to hold public hearing for housing project grant

Erin Plummer
MEREDITH — The town will hold public hearings to apply for a federal grant on behalf of a local affordable housing project....More

Meredith Memorial Day ceremonies honor sacrifice, courage

call imageErin Plummer
MEREDITH — A series of processions and ceremonies on Memorial Day honored the courage and sacrifice of those who lost their lives to the service of their country....More

Plymouth’s Class of 2018 challenged to keep their goals in sight

call imageDonna Rhodes
PLYMOUTH — On Saturday, June 2, the 152 members of Plymouth Regional High School’s Class of 2018 were lauded for their accomplishments and challenged to go out into the world with new goals ...More

Special partnership brings aspiring artists of different ages together

call imageDonna Rhodes
PLYMOUTH — Students from Lynn Sanborn’s Advanced Graphic Design Class at Plymouth Regional High School were partnered with kindergarten students from the elementary school to create images ...More

Runners take to the streets in memory of Plymouth’s fallen heroes

call imageDonna Rhodes
PLYMOUTH ¬— This past Sunday marked the ninth running of the Bobcat Memorial 5K, and approximately 100 people came out this year to honor the memory of three Plymouth Regional High School graduates ...More

Belmont police help children learn safety rules for cycling

call imageDonna Rhodes
BELMONT — The Belmont Rotary teamed up with the police and fire department to host the 2018 Bike Rodeo at the Belmont Mill Pavilion last Saturday afternoon, where they were all pleased to see a ...More

Tilton’s Twelve 31 Events takes the stress out of planning a special event

call imageDonna Rhodes
TILTON — Brides, businesses and organizations planning events in the Lakes Region now have a new resource to assist in that often time-consuming process. ...More

Belmont’s Memorial Day ceremonies pay special tribute to the fallen of WWI

call imageDonna Rhodes
BELMONT — This year marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World I, and members of the Charles Kilborn American Legion Post 58 took time to pay a special tribute to those brave soldiers who sacrificed ...More
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