Archived North Country News Articles

North Country News Articles


Northern NH News Archive


Selected Local News Articles

Hiker Dies on Lion Head Trail
A Maine man, Rolf Diamon, died while hiking in Sargent's Purchase.

Ossipee Lake Boat Ramp Reopens
The boat ramp has been refurbished and is fully open and free to the public.

Stark Resident Kent Woods Drowns.
Remains discovered by kayakers on the Upper Ammonoosuc River.

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

NH Ski Areas See Great Increase.
Ski areas report a 30% increase in snow sports visits during 2016-17 Season.

Taylor Ho Bynum Appointed.
Cornetist, composer, band leader, writer and educator Taylor Ho Bynum appointed new director of Dartmouth’s jazz band.

ATV Collision in Sandown Injures Hampton Falls Man
Following another ATV too closely blamed for ATV roll-over.

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

Children's Summer Theater Offerings Announced
The Silver Center's offerings are quite diverse and include Thumbelina, The Bremen Town Musicians, and Snow White and Rose Red.

GNWCA Announces Summer Concerts At the Monadnock Congregational Church
Artists include the Harp Twins, Bob Amos and Catamount Crossing, and Elisabeth Von Trapp.

Key Talent & Staff for La belle Hélène Selected.
Augusta Caso, Peter Lake & Eric Lindsey to perform for Opera North.

Ossipee Man Sentenced for Fentanyl Conspiracy
Jeffrey Lamarche to serve eight years.

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.

ATV Collision in Jericho State Park Injures Two
Douglas Thompson, 26, of Gorham, NH and Jacob Rex, 22, of Milan, NH met head-on.

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

  WINGZILLA   (9/9)
  Freedom Walk   (9/11)
  John Waite   (9/15)
  Duets   (9/15-17 & 22-24)
  NH Highland Games   (9/15-17)
  John Popper   (9/21)
  Polaris Camp RZR   (9/22 & 23)
  100 Acre Challenge   (9/23)
  Buckey Lewis   (9/23)
  Matthew Odell   (10/1)
  Durham County Poets   (10/6)
  Riverfire   (10/14)
  Ethan Frome   (10/20-22 & 27-29)
  Bold Riley   (10/21)
  Murder Mystery Train  (10/21-22 & 28-29)
  Berlin Jazz   (10/28)
  WM Milers' Half Marathon   (10/29)
  FrancoFest   (11/4 & 4)

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