Adopt a Valentine finds staying power

Valentine’s Day can be a sad day for some when they remember their loved ones, like Way of Bradford whose wife Bette passed away a few years ago. After the Covid pandemic struck in 2020, seniors were forced into isolation from their loved ones compounding depression due to loneliness and loss. Laura Marsh, of Newbury, […]

Fire chief and 14 other fire dept. members step down

ORFORD—Orford Fire Chief Terry Straight and 14 other members of the fire department resigned last week. The selectboard reviewed the letters of resignation at a meeting on Jan. 16.

Court hears arguments in Woodsville suit

CONCORD—The fate of two warrant articles approved by Haverhill town meeting voters in 2022 was before the New Hampshire Supreme Court on Jan. 18. Attorneys for the Woodsville Fire District and the New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration appeared for oral arguments in Woodsville’s suit against the DRA.

Sheriff worries budget will undercut department

CHELSEA—The proposed 2024 Orange County budget does not appear to be a good thing for an already beleaguered Orange County Sheriff’s Department. A meeting on the final budget for fiscal year 2024 will be held at the courthouse in Chelsea at 4:30 p.m. on Jan. 30.

Photo of the Week

Alice Young of Bradford shows off the face painting she received at the first annual Bradford Winter Carnival hosted by the Bradford Parks & Recreation Commission. Approximately 200 people attended the event held at the Bradford Academy and mostly indoors due to the lack of snow for outdoor activities.

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