Fire was just latest flare in simmering dispute

WELLS RIVER—More than two weeks after a fire devastated an historic school building, it remains to be seen whether the old school will ever be restored. But it is clear that there are a lot of hurdles to overcome. The flames which burned in the historic schoolhouse in Wells River on July 18 may be […]

Piermont man faces kidnapping charge

NORTH HAVERHILL—A Piermont man is facing kidnapping, assault, and weapons charges as a result of an incident in May at his Knapp Road home. The Grafton Cou

Long awaited pre-K to open at WRVS

WAITS RIVER—The Waits River Valley School will welcome a pre-kindergarten class later this month. In a recent interview, principal Carlotta Simonds-Perantoni said the school has been working on developing a pre-K for many years. She said school officials hesitated pushing for it while independent preschools were available and due to budget constraints. But over the […]

When Bill Russell came to Bradford

BRADFORD—In late March 1965, Bill Russell was at the peak of his playing career. The Celtics had won six straight NBA championships and they were a good bet for a seventh. Russell, who died on Sunday at the age of 88, had just led the Boston Celtics to a 62-18 regular season record. Scooping up […]

Photo of the Week

Fairgoers enjoy some wind in their hair on a ride at North Haverhill Fair. More photos on pages 3 and 10.

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