Hearing held on local roads bill

CONCORD—For a little while last week, the road funding dispute between Haverhill and Woodsville took center stage, virtually, in Concord. Legislators from Bedford, Nashua and over 20 other Granite State communities that serve on the New Hampshire House Public Works and Highway Committee listened as more than a dozen witnesses testified about proposed changes to […]

Tractor Supply hearing held

BRADFORD—The largest new Bradford retail project in eight years appears one step closer to securing its local zoning permit. The Bradford Planning Commission held a site plan review hearing on May 4 on the proposed Tractor Supply store that would be constructed on a vacant Lower Plain parcel next to Bradford Evangelical Free Church. Commercial […]

Covid outbreak limited at county jail

NORTH HAVERHILL—Three Grafton County correctional officers are in quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19 last week, adding an increased burden to an already short-staffed department. In a telephone interview, Thomas Elliott, county corrections superintendent, said that all Covid protocols, as prescribed by the Centers for Disease Control and the New Hampshire Department of Health and […]

ATV decision gets delayed

WOODSVILLE—Selectboard members will wait until later this month to make a decision about opening roadways in Mountain Lakes to ATVs. With one representative absent on Monday night, board members voted 4-0 to delay a decision until May 24 when they hope to have a full complement. Monday night’s vote came one week after the board […]

Photo of the Week

OPENING NIGHT—Some fans may have been masked and cold, but they were still cheering during the first race of the season at Bear Ridge Speedway in Bradford on Saturday.