Haverhill, Walmart settle tax dispute

WOODSVILLE—Haverhill will pay Walmart nearly $300,000 under the terms of a settlement agreement finalized last month. The settlement stems from a property tax appeal filed by the Arkansas-based retail behemoth before the New Hampshire Board of Tax and Appeals. As part of the litigation, the two sides met in mediation, which led to the settlement […]

Lawsuit seeks to block Tarleton logging

PIERMONT—Activists have sued to block two White Mountain National Forest logging projects, including one planned for the shores of Lake Tarleton in Piermont and Warren. Standing Trees, an environmental conservation group based in Montpelier, and the Vermont Law and Graduate School’s Environmental Advocacy Clinic filed the lawsuit in federal court in New Hampshire last week.

Local Fire Departments battle blaze for more than 6 hours

NEWBURY—Four area fire departments battled an intense blaze for over six hours the evening of May 7 into the early morning hours of May 8 at 29 Fiske Road, near the village of South Ryegate. Wells River, Newbury, Ryegate, and Woodsville fire departments responded to the 1900s-era two-story home at 9:16 p.m. on May 7.

Librarian shares her enthusiasm with students

NEWBURY—Newbury Elementary School Librarian and Educational Technologist Laurie Williams has won the 2024 Outstanding School Libarian Award.

Photo of the Week

Woodsville High School Softball team and fans celebrate after Saturday’s shutout win over Newmarket 3-0 earning their third NHIAA D4 state title in four years.

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