Board stalemated on Airport Road

NORTH HAVERHILL—After nearly two more hours of debate on Monday evening, the Haverhill Selectboard remains indecisive about Airport Road. Earlier this year, an FAA-sponsored study of Dean Memorial Airport safety was completed. Last month, a public hearing was held on the study’s recommendations to correct various long-standing natural and manmade safety hazards at the small, […]

Town to assess demolition costs

TOPSHAM—The new town garage site dominated discussion at the Oct. 25 selectboard meeting, which was held in person and with remote participation. Board members voted to hire a contractor specializing in demolition to provide an estimate to tearing down two structures on the property. A new garage site has long bedeviled Topsham. Few question the […]

Wicked windows catch the eye

CORINTH—Witches get plenty of attention in October, which brings to mind those odd-angled windows seen on area 19th century farmhouses. The architectural wonders are displayed in their diagonal glory positioned near the eaves and stimulate questions from visitors who have not seen them before. Commonly, these windows are double-hung sash windows, but can also be […]

NEK farm animals find fame online

PEACHAM—The next video of frolicking farm animals you see on social media might just be posted by one of your neighbors. Gold Shaw Farm in Peacham posts videos of everyday farm life to several social media platforms, including YouTube, TikTok, and Facebook, with hundreds of thousands of followers on each website. Owner Morgan Gold and […]

Photo of the Week

Dean Memorial Airport runway and Airport Road are separated by a few inches. The town-maintained roadway violates FAA rules.

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