Local News

Feature: Gorham gets set for a festive Fourth of July

Feature: Gorham gets set for a festive Fourth of July

Isaiah, Daman and Xaiden Waninger, joing Arianna Stone and Livvi Adam for the Kiddie Parade. (FILE PHOTO) By Kirstan Knowlton GORHAM — Get ready for the carnival, parade, concerts and, best of all, fireworks, as Gorham gears up for New Hampshire’s longest-running Fourth of July celebration. Often thought of as the official start to summer, the Gorham Spectacular has provided family fun for over 80 years. This year also marks a special occasion for the town — its... Read more

Opinion

Ellen Tavino: Road Toll to be held this Friday for Camp Sent…

To the editor: First Baptist Church will be holding a Road Toll this Friday, June 25, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Glen Avenue. All money raised will go to send area children to Camp Sentinel. Camp Sentinel is a Christian Camp, located in Tuftonboro.Since 1949 Camp Sentinel has provided a quality Christian overnight summer camp experience for youth 5-15 years old. Their camp staff experience a weeklong training each summer, learning the best practices... Read more

Sports

In The Driver's Seat: Bring on the 2016 race season!

In The Driver's Seat: Bring on the 2016 race season!

By Jean LeBlanc The high school sports season is officially over and the summer session is beginning to take shape for several of our local race tracks. Summer Little League and softball leagues are in full swing and we have a lot to try and get covered. So, with our first race taking place Saturday night at Speedway 51, we need to reach up and pull down tight on those racing seat belts, because we will... Read more

Business

Cutline: Ribbon cutting at the new bathhouse at Jericho Moun…

Cutline: Ribbon cutting at the new bathhouse at Jericho Mountain State Park

Denis and Steven Binette of Ray's Electric and General Contractor posed for a picture with Gov. Maggie Hassan and State Senator Jeff Woodburn at the ribbon cutting for the new bathhouse at Jericho Mountain State Park. Ray's Electric was the successful bidder on the project and constructed the building. Read more

Obituaries

Richard A. Fitzpatrick

Richard A. Fitzpatrick

Richard A. Fitzpatrick, “Fitz”, passed away on June 19, 2016, with his wife by his side. He was born on January 16, 1941, to Joseph and Dorothy (Igoe) Fitzpatrick, in Melrose, Mass. He grew up there and served his country for six years in the U.S. Army Military Police, 382nd battalion, stationed in Germany. Upon discharge, Fitzpatrick worked in industrial security in the private sector. He served as director of operations for several companies. He ended... Read more