Board gets briefed on audit

ORFORD—It appears that changes implemented over the past two years have resolved budgeting problems that led to an $800,000 deficit in 2018-2019. Early on in the Rivendell Interstate School District’s Feb. 4 board meeting, professional auditor Tyler Paine briefed the board on the district’s finances for the year ending June 31, 2020. In that period, […]

Local adult day program closes permanently

NEWBURY—Less than two years after the Oxbow Senior Independence Program celebrated its 30th anniversary, its day program has had to call it quits. The adult daily services program is yet another victim of the coronavirus pandemic. OSIP was founded in 1987 with a dual mission. The organization provides subsidized, independent housing for older adults and […]

Illegal meeting warned, then cancelled

WELLS RIVER—The governing body of Wells River Village is bereft of a quorum after the resignation of one member and the sudden passing of another. The village, incorporated in 1888, is an independent subdivision within the town of Newbury. It maintains a municipal water and wastewater system and its own highway department serving a village […]

County lines up new director

NORTH HAVERHILL—Grafton County’s new administrator will be a familiar face to some in the area. After serving as Littleton Town Manager for 5.5 years, Andrew Dorsett will start his new position on Feb. 16. He succeeds Julie Libby, who will become the county’s finance manager. Previously, Dorsett was a town administrator on both sides of […]

Photo of the Week

It was pleasant Sunday morning for Cottage Hospital’s 3rd Annual Any Which Way 5K, Walk-a-Thon which began at the Woodsville Elementary School in Woodsville. The fundraiser attracted dozens of runners and walkers for the event and also a craft fair was held at the school.

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