Our area’s communities are publicly at odds with one another over an irreplaceable shared resource that is vitally important to our future. Green Mountain Conservation Group’s proposal to establish an Aquifer Advisory Committee to get our towns on the same page regarding protection efforts has our support. The kick-off meeting, on July 17, is open to everyone who wants to learn more.
A boat stolen from The Bluffs crashed into a house at Deer Cove early Monday morning after reportedly speeding erratically on the big lake. No one in the house was injured, and the boat driver is missing.
Years ago the titmouse was deemed a southern bird, often only experienced below the Mason Dixon line. But the tufted titmouse pair visiting my feeder occasionally reminds me this small relative of the chickadee is still expanding its range in New Hampshire.
For years, Bruce Bedford documented our area on film, largely for the Carroll County Independent. He had a keen eye for rural life, and the distinctive style of an artist that informed routine news photos and photo-features alike. Now an archive of his work is being posted online.
Green Mountain Conservation Group will hold an informal public meeting on July 17 to discuss establishing a multi-town committee for residents and businesses to work jointly on protecting the Ossipee Aquifer. The proposal to create the committee comes on the heels of Ossipee’s approval of two controversial developments that critics say are a threat to the area’s primary source of drinking water.