Board backs fan ban

WOODSVILLE—The Haverhill Cooperative School Board reversed course on Monday night and voted to prohibit spectators from indoor winter sports. In October, SAU-23 Superintendent Laurie Melanson told school board members that in light of an increase in COVID-19 cases throughout the region she was hesitant to permit fans at indoor sports, such as high school basketball […]

Jet causes buzz near airport

NORTH HAVERHILL—In terms of volume, Dean Memorial Airport in North Haverhill is no O’Hare International Airport in Chicago. With approximately 3,000 takeoffs and landings per year, Dean Memorial is one of the smallest public airports in New Hampshire. Heck, it’s not even Lebanon Municipal, which has approximately 40,000 takeoffs and landings each year. So, it […]

Upcoming vote will decide district’s fate

NEWBURY—There will be an informational meeting next week ahead of a critical vote in Newbury that could have wide-ranging impacts. A vote to withdraw Newbury from the Oxbow Unified Union School District will conclude on Dec. 29. The polls will be open that day, but voters can also participate via absentee ballot. An informational hearing […]

Solar array goes dark

BRADFORD—The developers behind an embattled solar array on the Lower Plain have turned the lights off. Earlier this month, Bradford Solar, LLC asked the Vermont Public Utilities Commission to withdraw its application “with prejudice.” The move comes a little over a month after a hearing officer issued a 68-page decision recommending that the application get […]

Photo of the Week

There were no injuries, but this Mountain Lakes family home was completely destroyed in a fire over the weekend.
COURTESY PHOTO BY JOE MCQUEENEY/NORTH HAVERHILL FIRE DEPARTMENT