Lyme man indicted in Orford murder

NORTH HAVERHILL—Nine months after her death, Brooke Goodrich’s alleged killer has been indicted. Lance Goodrich of Lyme has been accused of killing his 25-year-old cousin, who was found dead at her Route 10 home in Orford on Nov. 20, 2021. He allegedly shot her in the head. He was arrested later that day in Newport, […]

Bradford to hold retail cannabis vote

BRADFORD—Bradford will have an opportunity on Sept. 13 to decide whether retail cannabis sales will be permitted in town. That is the only question for voters to decide that day by Australian ballot: “Shall the town authorize cannabis retailers in town?” According to the Vermont League of Cities and Towns, relatively few municipalities in the […]

Woodsville asks town to help in DRA appeal

HAVERHILL—The New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration has rejected a request by Woodsville Precinct to reconsider its decision to invalidate two articles approved by voters at town meeting in Haverhill in March. 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 […]

New leadership at several area schools

Local students are seeing new faces as they head back to school for the 2022-2023 school year. At least seven schools have new principals in place this year. In Haverhill, new Woodsville High School Principal Hayden Coon, a Wells River resident, was more than ready to welcome students back on Monday. Coon comes to WHS […]

Photo of the Week

BURSTS OF SUNSHINE—Bright yellow dahlias with red highlights shine in the corner of the floral border at the 4 Corners Farm Stand on a brilliant sunny day in South Newbury recently.

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