Woodsville funding gets rejected

HAVERHILL—The New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration has invalidated two articles approved by voters at town meeting in Haverhill in March. At town meeting on March 16, voters narrowly approved two petitioned articles—27 and 28—that provided funding for Woodsville Precinct. The former provided $298,630 for the precinct highway department and the latter provided $146,974 for […]

Groton set for revote

GROTON—After Groton voters spurned (132-106) the general fund budget at town meeting on March 1, selectboard members have revised the budget, decreasing it by $22,275. A special revote will be by Australian ballot on May 25 in the Community Building from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. An informational meeting will be held in the same […]

Kings Plain lighting mooted at school

WOODSVILLE—Soccer field illumination was the subject of lengthy discussion at the May 9 meeting of the Haverhill Cooperative School Board. The cost estimate for the project, which has been discussed at several board meetings this year, is $66,000. Not all board members agreed on the need. Chair David Robinson mentioned that Woodsville Water and Light […]

Fairlee Diner closure is only temporary

FAIRLEE—The dusty parking lot next to a one-story building beneath the Palisades has been empty for a month. But, hopefully, not for too much longer. As the overcast days of April finally parted, Mother’s Day opened up a glimmer of hope for the Fairlee Diner. Janice Neil of West Topsham posted that it was “a […]

Photo of the Week

A quartet of black bear cubs scramble around the boulders and surrounding rocky terrain in Piermont last week. The question is, where is Mama Bear? Probably not too far away.

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