Looking for signs of spring? Keep looking. There’s still a lot of snow on the ground and a solid ice sheet on the lake. But that could change quickly.
An aging 3.2-mile stretch of Route 16 and crumbling bridges over the Lovell and Bearcamp rivers will be brought up to standard in an $18 million state project that will extend into 2021.
Ten Effingham youths will be chosen in a lottery to attend the Leavitt Bay camp this year at no cost. The lottery revives a decades-long tradition that was interrupted by now-resolved tax status litigation with the town.
On a vote of 229 to 89, voters on Tuesday rejected a proposal that would have eliminated the ordinance that has been in place since 2000. In Freedom, voters approved a zoning ordinance addition permitting solar energy systems in all town districts, subject to certain requirements reflecting “the wishes of the community to retain Freedom’s rural character.”
Snow geese commonly move through New Hampshire from March on, while we still have snow on the ground. They will be breeding in their Canadian Arctic tundra soon after completing this seasonal journey through our area, and you might see them anywhere from Winnipesauke to Walpole to Concord.