Chamber to host 'live' forum for local candidates

As a means of making political candidates more accessible to the community, the Northern White Mountain Chamber of Commerce, in association with Time Warner Cable's Public Access Channel 12 and Radio Station WMOU 1230-AM, will host a "live" multi-cast "Meet Your Candidates Forum" on Tuesday, October 29, 2002, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Concerned citizens desiring to make a more informed decision at the polls are encouraged to tune in to the enlightening program. ...

Fourth grade highlights Eco-Friendly efforts

GORHAM – A group of fourth graders from Ed Fenn School showed little trepidation on Tuesday evening as they presented their plans to make the elementary school more ecologically friendly in front of the GRS Cooperative School Board. The students sang and danced, acted and presented posters that summarized their feelings on a number of problem areas and suggestions to improve the school’s carbon footprint, overall habits and outdoor habitat.

The project was undertaken as ...

Man dies after falling into Swift River

CONWAY — Searchers on Monday pulled the body of a 31-year-old New Hampshire man from the Swift River in Albany, one day after he fell in several miles upstream.

Authorities withheld the victim's identity.

“We’re not going to release the name until 2 p.m. tomorrow afternoon,” Lt. Jim Goss of New Hampshire Fish and Game said, because the victim has family members overseas who had not yet been notified of his death.

The man went in at Lower ...

Voters may be asked to reduce four wards to two

BERLIN -- Dissatisfied with options for redistricting the city’s four wards, the city council is moving towards a ballot initiative to reduce the number of wards to two.
For over a month now, the council has wrestled with how to reconfigure the city’s wards to reflect the new U.S. Census population figures. The situation is complicated by the fact the 750 inmates at the state prison at the time of the census are counted as part of Ward III’s population. The addition ...