Archived North Country News Articles

North Country News Articles

Northern NH News Archive

Last UpDate 6-17-17

Selected Local News Articles

Sick Hiker Assisted off of Mahoosuc Trail.   
Undisclosed illness prompts assistance by good Samaritans.

SLNSC To Host Pollinator Party.   
A Celebration of bees, butterflies, and caterpillars.

Don Roy Trio to perform in Colebrook.   
The foot stompin' traditional fiddle music concert will be held Wednesday, June 21, beginning at 7 pm at the Colebrook Country Club.

PSU Announces A $1.5 Million Gift.   
Money earmarked for North Country scholarships & a Leadership Institute.

How To Avoid Conflicts With Bears   
Understanding the problem and solutions.

NH Children's Theater Announced   
A varied schedule is offered at the Silver Center For The Arts in Plymouth.

Forum to address Behavioral Health challenges.   
The Dartmouth-Hitchcock forum on June 13 is open to the public and is entitled: "No Health Without Mental Health."

Upper Valley churches co-host Connecticut River pilgrimage.   
The land and water event is slated for June 17-18 and includes stops at the Montshire Museum & Kilowatt Park, and a CRREL Presentation and sermons.

Ossipee man sentenced to eight years in prison for fentanyl conspiracy.   
Jeffrey Lamarche sentenced to serve eight years.

Local non-profit seeks concert book sponsors.   
Lakes Region based veterans support group seeks a win-win: families get uplifted, veterans get benefits, businesses get applause.

WVA Student Named to U.S. Freeskiing Team   
Waterville Valley Academy Sophomore is currently ranked 17th in the world.

PSU Announced A $1.5 Million Gift   
Money earmarked for North Country scholarships & a Leadership Institute.

Quebec Manufacturer Expands to Berlin   
Deflex Composite, located in Saint-Victor, Quebec, has signed a lease to occupy 9,600 square feet at 22 Jericho Rd. in Berlin.

Beatles Tribue Band Comes To Gorham   
Beatles For Sale to play at the Medallion Opera House.

Memorial Hospital Earns Accolades   
Primary care at Memorial Hospital earns national recognition for Patient-Centered Care.

Ossipee Lake Boat Ramp Remains Closed   
Late snowstorms and high water levels curtained April access.

'Messiah' Workshop Scheduled   
Event open to everyone, Saturday, July 8th in Gorham.

Bernie Sanders to Speak in St. Johnsbury   
Sanders to be St. Johnsbury Academy's 174th Commencement speaker on Monday, June 5th.

SJA Students Named National Merit Finalists   
Two St. Johnsbury Academy seniors are among approximately 16,000 students nationwide "determined to have met all requirements to advance to Finalist standing in the competition."

GNWCA Announces Upcoming Colebrook Country Club Show Schedule   
Artists include The Bookends, Mike Goudreau, Rock On, & the MacDonald Sisters.

NH F&G Offers Outdoors-Woman Workshop Scholarships   
There is a May 1 application deadline for the Fall workshop.

NH Fish & Game Offers Outdoors-Woman Deep Sea Fishing Adventure   
The trip takes place on Sunday, June 4 with a cost for the day of $75.

Remick Farm Announces May Offerings   
The Farm & Museum Offers A Varied Schedule and Celebrates Nurses.

Haverhill Police Department Activity Report   
Covers the period from February 24, 2017 to March 9, 2017.

Ski NH Annual Meeting Recognizes Snowmakers, Marketing Efforts   
With total alpine winter visits during 2015-16 down year-over-year by 31 percent, there were still some reasons to celebrate.

4th Annual Fun Run at Story Land Scheduled   
Memorial Hospital teams up with Believe in Books for the big event.

Warning for Downing Pond   
State issues Cyanobacteria Warning for pond in New Durham.

Ski NH Annual Meeting 2016   
Snowmakers, Marketing Efforts Recognized.

The Prouty To Be Held Next Month   
Hopes are high that this benefit for the Norris Cotton Cancer Center will bring the Prouty's lifetime contributions past $30 Million Dollars this year.

Maggie Hassan Proclaims June 2016 as Aquatic Invasive Species Awareness Month   
Invasive species a growing concern around NH & the north country.

New Medical Center Groundbreaking Ceremony Held   
New center for palliative and hospice care set to broke ground this month.

Jed Wilson and Danielle Paus To Perform   
The two will be in concert 6/24/16 at the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg, ME.

North Country Chamber Develops A Destination Marketing Program   
TotalScope Marketing of Plymouth NH selected as partner.

NHDES Declares Air Quality Action Day   
Unhealthy Air Pollution Levels Predicted Above 3,000 for Saturday.

Last Chance to Enter the NH Moose Hunt Lottery   
Deadline is Friday, May 27, 2016.

Community Guaranty Savings Bank Aquired   
Purchased by Bank of NH in a deal valued at $12.9 million.

Opera North Selects Key Talent & Staff for Tosca   
Opera North alumni Sandra Lopez, Jeff Gwaltney & Aleksey Bogdanov will play principal parts.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Honored   
Named one of the "100 Great Hospitals in America".

Mt. Washington Valley Chamber Recognized   
MWVCC Named Among Top 100 Chambers For Use of Social Media.

Milan To Create Community Forest   
Town of Milan acquires 265 acres for Community Forest.

USDA Invests Over $200 Million in NH in 2015.   
Families, communities and businesses strengthened through its Rural Development programs.

Loon Mountain Schedules Busy Spring Season.   
If you enjoy crazy outdoor adventure how about Return of the 80's, Cardboard Box Races, Women's Freestyle Camp, a Slushpool Party, or a Beginner's Weekend? And wait Johnny, there's more!

NHF&G April Outdoor Adventure Talks 2016.   
Four FREE upcoming talks about NH's great outdoors.

Logging Documentary To Be Shown In Colebrook   
Multimedia logging documentary to be shown March 11th, 2016.

Matuto To Perform in Colebrook   
An Appalachia-gone-Afro-Brazilian music concert to be held March 6th, 2016.

2015-2016 Winter Produced Dangerous Ice Conditions   
NH F&G officials warn that this winter's uneven temperatures and high winds have affected ice formation, particularly on the state's larger lakes.

Behavioral health services integrated into Primary Care at Memorial Hospital   
Lynn Meehan, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, has joined Lorinda MacDonald, APRN in Primary Care.

NH Fish & Game Technology Helps Students Learn   
Students all around NH are monitoring water quality vital to the health of NH's waters and wildlife.

Preservation Awards Nominations Sought   
NH Preservation Alliance seeks Preservation Achievement nominations.

Civil War Era Concert Comes To Colebrook   
Hardtacks to present a participatory coffeehouse concert featuring music and voices from the Civil War.

NH Fish & Game Offers Outdoors-Woman Winter Workshop   
Registration open for workshop to be held February 20 in Holderness.

Two Guatemalans Arrested Illegally Entering Vermont   
Citizen Helps Border Patrol Agents.

Ossipee Decorating Contest Winners Announced   
Ossipee Main Street Program announces thier Christmas House Decorating Winners.

Santa's Village Gearing Up For Their New Year's Eve Party   
It's a family-friendly New Year's Eve Partybration!

NH DES Awards Wetlands Protection Grants"   
Four UpState NH Projects Receive Funding.

Ossipee Main Street Host "Lights up the Town"   
Hot cider, donut holes and music greet the new tradition.

Bank Members Enjoy Annual Jackson Jingle Bell Chocolate Tour   
Prestige Plus Members get into the Holiday Spirit.

10th Annual TubaChristmas Scheduled.   
Colebrook Christmas Concert is always standing room only!

Homestead Christmas at Remick Museum & Farm.   
Sample Victorian Christmas cookies, period foods & syllabub, see period cooking demonstrations & more!

Community Guaranty Savings Bank Purchased.   
Bank of New Hampshire to acquire Community Guaranty Savings Bank.

Bank of New Hampshire Makes Donations to NH Food Pantries.   
Donations delivered to nineteen local food pantries.

Dartmouth Seeks Volunteers For New Alcoholism Treatment Study.   
Addiction Research Center is enrolling volunteers in a new research study.

NH Wildlife Action Plan Shows Gains and Challenges.   
New Hampshire Fish and Game Department recently sent the 1,600+ page plan to the US Fish and Wildlife Service for approval.

USDA Awards Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Grants.   
Mahoosuck Inn and four other north country businesses get help from Uncle Sam.

Canaan Elementary School Honored.   
Canaan Elementary School was chosen as an "Exemplary High Performing" school by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.

NH 8th Grade Students Score Only 24% Proficiency in Science.   
Score results show increased levels of science proficiency at grades 4 and 11. 8th Grade students show no improvement from last year.

Waterville Valley Makes Improvements.   
Mountain upgrades snowmaking & grooming systems.

Errol Lumberjack Competition Announced.   
3rd Annual Errol Heritage Day & Professional Lumberjack/Lumberjill Competition takes place on September 26th.

New Gazebo Erected But Not Finished.   
Center Ossipee erects Amish Gazebo.

Overdraft Protection rules changed when Service Credit Union absorbed Guardian Angel Credit Union.   
Nothing ever remains the same. Learn the new ropes here before it costs you!

62nd Annual Sugar on Snow Social to be held in Stewartstown.   
Stewartstown, NH & Canaan, VT to celebrate event this weekend on Fri/Sat.

NH No Child Left Behind Update.   
U.S. Department of Education Approves ESEA Flexibility Renewal for NH.

Teacher & Home Schooling Parent STEM Workshops Announced.
STEM Workshops for Teachers & Home Schooling Parents To Begin September 19.

Annual Harvest Festival.   
Historic festivities, down-home foods, and old-time fun at Remick Museum & Farm.

New Wildlife Damage Website Available.   
New website to help NH people with wildlife damage issues.

NEW NH Marching Band Established.   
The Summertime Marching Band organizes in Monroe.


Scheduled Events

  Fly In & Annual Tractor Show   (6/24-25)
  Anansi ~ Keeper of the Stories   (6/29)
  Doggie Hamlet   (6/29)
  Treasure Island   (6/29)
  Spamalot   (6/29 - 7/8)
  102 Years of Broadway   (6/30)
  Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf   (7/1)
  Corey Ledet & Band   (7/5)
  Cabaret Night   (7/6)
  Thumbelina   (7/6)
  The Cat In The Hat   (7/6-9 & 11-16)
  Beauty and the Beast   (7/7-9 & 13-15)
  Making God Laugh   (7/7-9 & 14-16)
  'Messiah' Workshop   (7/8)
  Cold River Radio Show   (7/9)
  Cranmore Hill Climb   (7/9)
  Peter Pan   (7/9)
  Pollinator Party   (7/11)
  Season Launch Party   (7/12)
  Beach Boys Tribute   (7/13)
  The Bremen Town Musicians   (7/13)
  Los Lonely Boys   (7/13)
  Paddlemania   (7/13)
  The Ghost Train   (7/13 - 7/22)
  The Vietnam War   (7/13)
  Subdudes   (7/14)
  Lisa Loeb   (7/15)
  Ceili Rain   (7/20)
  The Nightingale   (7/20)
  Jim Messina   (7/21)
  This Little Light of Mine   (7/21)
  Kiwanis Outdoor Music Festival   (7/22)
  Booker T. Jones   (7/23)
  Clint Black   (7/27)
  Pops Concert & Fireworks   (7/27)
  Snow White and Rose Red   (7/27)
  My Three Angels   (7/27 - 8/5)
  Ossipee Mountain Boys   (7/28)
  Mary Black   (7/28)
  Bucks for Bernie   (7/28-29)
  Kiss Me, Kate   (7/29 & 8/2, 5, 8, 10, 12)
  Steep Canyon Rangers   (7/30)
  La belle Hélène   (8/1, 3, 5, 9)

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