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Gorham educator in running for principal job at Kennett Midd…

Gorham educator in running for principal job at Kennett Middle School

By Lloyd Jones CONWAY — A Gorham man is one of two finalists being considered for the position of principal of Kennett Middle School in Conway. Lancaster Elementary Principal Todd Lamarque. (EDITH TUCKER PHOTO)The finalists are Todd Lamarque of Gorham, a former Gorham teacher and currently principal of Lancaster Elementary School, and Rick Biche, the current director of the Mount Washington Valley Career and Technical Center at Kennett High. The Conway School Board had scheduled back-to-back interviews for... Read more


Rep. Jackie Cilley: Mom, Apple Pie, Baseball — oh yeah, and …

Rep. Jackie Cilley: Mom, Apple Pie, Baseball — oh yeah, and the Minimum Wage

Red Sox pitchers and catchers had just reported to Ft. Meyers in February of 2015 when I began to notice a change in what people were saying about House Bill 684, a bill I was sponsoring to effectively double the minimum wage in New Hampshire over three years. In the year and half between then and this All-Star break, something has become clear to me. The voters in the bleachers are way ahead of the... Read more


In the Driver’s Seat 7-23-16 Mid-season events highlight loc…

By: Jean LeBlanc Our local speedways will fire up their locations to some extremely important racing events this coming Saturday night. It’s a huge ACT/PASS combination race at White Mountain Motorsports Park in North Woodstock and it’s the mid-season track championships at Speedway 51 in Groveton with double points on the line. So with that in mind, we have a lot to cover. So reach up there and pull down tight on those belts, we’re getting... Read more


Coos Economic Development Corp. reports 50 jobs will be crea…

CEDC reports 50 jobs will be created at Capone Iron North Woods By Edith TuckerThe Berlin Daily Sun STEWARTSTOWN — Mike Scala, executive director of the Coos Economic Development Corp., delivered a very positive quarterly report to the Coos County commissioners on Wednesday, July 13.Both the Community Development Block Grant and the New Markets Tax Credit deal have been completed for Capone Iron Corp. North Woods at 12 Industrial Drive in Berlin, Scala reported happily. The City of... Read more


Paul A. Delisle

Paul A. Delisle, 83, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 17, 2016, in Portsmouth. Born in Berlin on February 27, 1933, he was the son of Andrew and Eva (Michaud) Delisle. He had spent his recent years in Berlin, after raising his family,with the love of his life Priscilla, on Peverly Hill Road in Portsmouth. He was employed by Atherton’s Furniture for many years and owned Delisle Construction with his children. Paul was a father, grandfather, great... Read more