• Bridgewater couple killed in house fire - 1 year 20 weeks ago - Two people were killed in an overnight fire at a house in Bridgewater.
  • Winter storm part II: Georgia says it's ready - 1 year 20 weeks ago - Fire up the salt trucks. Cancel after-school plans. Position the National Guard. Two weeks after a few inches of snow paralyzed Atlanta and embarrassed the state, Gov. Nathan Deal is tackling the latest round of bad weather with gusto.
  • Goffstown boy, 2, recovering after bone marrow transplant - 1 year 20 weeks ago - A 2-year-old Goffstown boy is recovering after having a bone marrow transplant on Thursday.
  • Police: Two juveniles arrested after residents find firecrackers in mailboxes - 1 year 20 weeks ago - Raymond police said two juveniles were arrested after several residents reported finding firecrackers in their mailboxes.
  • Money Savers: Cobbler repairs shoes, saves wallet - 1 year 20 weeks ago - Walking around can cause wear and tear on shoes, but a local cobbler is helping people save money by repairing their tattered shoes.
  • Sunday's snow makes for messy Monday morning - 1 year 20 weeks ago - Sunday's snow made for a messy commute on Monday morning.
  • Police: Man arrested in connection with heroin death - 1 year 20 weeks ago - Police have accused a New Hampshire man of supplying some heroin that led to another man's death.
  • College football star Michael Sam: I'm gay - 1 year 20 weeks ago - Michael Sam, an All-American defensive lineman from the University of Missouri, publicly revealed that he's gay Sunday, creating the possibility he'll be the first openly gay player drafted by the National Football League.
  • Charges in Allenstown stabbing upgraded to first-degree murder - 1 year 20 weeks ago - Charges have been upgraded against the Barnstead woman accused of stabbing an 18-year-old in Allenstown.
  • Man accused in Hudson stabbing due in court - 1 year 20 weeks ago - Police said on Jan. 28, Joshua McKinnon, 32, stabbed a man and woman near Bockes Road. 
  • 11-year-old wins $15,000 prize at Meredith fishing derby - 1 year 20 weeks ago - Crowds gathered in Meredith Bay on Sunday to find out the big winners in the 35th annual Great Meredith Rotary Fishing Derby.
  • CEO of Northeast Credit Union killed in snowmobile accident - 1 year 20 weeks ago - Family and colleagues are mourning the death of Northeast Credit Union's president and chief executive officer in a snowmobile accident early Saturday morning.
  • NH conservation districts offer pollinator education course - 1 year 20 weeks ago - The Cheshire and Hillsborough County Conservation Districts will offer a course this March to educate people on the declining number of pollinators in New Hampshire.
  • Popular cellphone technology targeted by hackers - 1 year 20 weeks ago - Hacking has been in the headlines lately, with massive security breaches at retailers. But another type of hacking that targets cellphones is growing.
  • Nowitzki has 20 to lift Mavs over Celtics - 1 year 20 weeks ago - Dirk Nowitzki scored 20 points and Shawn Marion finished with 11 points and 10 rebounds for Dallas in a 102-91 win over the Boston Celtics on Sunday, extending the Mavericks' winning streak to a season-high five straight.
  • 1 killed, 2 injured in different snowmobile accidents - 1 year 20 weeks ago - From Friday into Saturday, New Hampshire Fish and Game conservation officer responded to reports of multiple snowmobile accidents, one resulting in a death.
  • Apartment residents react to car crash - 1 year 20 weeks ago - Police said 18-year-old Samantha Murphy was under the influence of alcohol and likely speeding when she slammed into a building on Marlboro Street
  • Bode Miller competes in men's downhill event - 1 year 20 weeks ago - Olympic veteran Bode Miller competed in the men's downhill event at the Olympics on Sunday.
  • Vermont police search for missing New Hampshire man - 1 year 20 weeks ago - Michael Hayward, Jr., 42, was last seen Friday.
  • Five favorite moments from the Sochi Olympics - 1 year 20 weeks ago - The first weekend of the Winter Olympics brought us moments of humor and technical problems from the Opening Ceremony, a skater's reaction that went viral and the sparkling debut of a sport where "stoked" and "dude" are part of a winning news conference.

New Hampshire's new HANDS FREE MOBILE DEVICE LAW is in effect (as of July 1st).  You need to be aware of this new law to avoid expensive penalties for violations and to be a safer driver.  One of the best places to learn about this new law is the NH Driving Towards Zero website, who's goal is to minimize traffic accidents and deaths.  Below are some of the key points from their website.  You should be aware of these points, as well as some of the related facts.  Following this information WASR provides you a link to the full law from the state of NH.



HERE ARE SOME KEY POINTS OF THE LAW:

  • No use of hand-held electronic devices capable of providing voice or data communication while driving or temporarily halted in traffic for a stop sign or traffic signal or other momentary delays
  • This includes cell phones, GPS, tablets, iPods, iPads or other devices that require data entry
  • Emergency calls to 911 or other public safety agencies will be allowed
  • Bluetooth or other hands-free electronic devices will be allowed
  • One hand non-cellular 2-way radio use will be allowed
  • Teen drivers under the age of 18 will not be allowed to use any electronic devices (hand-held or not) except to report an emergency. Anyone violating this will be subject to penalties and license suspension or revocation.
  • If your vehicle is not equipped with Bluetooth functionality, over the ear devices can be purchased or aftermarket systems can be installed in your vehicle.

Weather for Wolfeboro, NH

Mostly Cloudy
79° F
Wind: N 5 mph
Feels like: 79° F
Humidity: 47%
Visibility: 10 mi
Pressure: 30.04 in
Sunrise: 5:08 am
Sunset: 8:27 pm

Community Calendar (Events)

When Event Time Where More Info
06/26/15 - 07/05/15 OSSIPEE OLD HOME WEEK (All day) Ossipee Ossipee is celebrating its 22nd Annual OLD HOME WEEK from June 26th to July 5th. You'll find a wide variety of activities all week long. For more information call 539-2696 or see the full event schedule at www.ossipeeoldhomeweek.com
07/05/15 BREAKFAST BUFFET 7:00 am Masonic Hall - Wolfeboro Wolfeboro’s Masonic & Eastern Star organizations will hold a PUBLIC BREAKFAST on Sunday from 7-11am at the Masonic Hall across from the Nick. The BUFFET includes pancakes, bacon, sausage, home fries, scrambled eggs, breads, fresh fruit and much more. The cost is $9 per person. Proceeds support a wide range of charitable projects. For more information call 569-4307.
07/05/15 CONCERTS ON THE LAWN 6:30 pm Veterans Memorial Park - Ossipee Sunday night CONCERTS ON THE LAWN take place at Veterans Memorial Park in Ossipee at 6:30pm. On Sunday July 5th RICKY & THE GIANTS are featured. For more information you can call 539-1307 or visit www.ossipeerec.org (The rain location is the Ossipee town hall)
07/06/15 MENS BREAKFAST GROUP 7:00 am Huggins Hospital The MENS BREAKFAST GROUP will be meeting in the Huggins Hospital cafeteria on Monday at 7am for fellowship and good times. A $2 donation is requested.
07/06/15 BINGO & LUNCH 10:00 am Greater Wakefield Resource Center - Union The Greater Wakefield Resource Center is hosting its Bingo and Senior Meals program starting at 10am at the Center in Union. The program is open to seniors for a donation of $3 and $5 for those under 60. To RSVP before the meal call 473-8324 or for more information visit www.greaterwakefieldresour...
07/06/15 KNIT WITS 10:00 am Gafney Library - Wakefield The Knit Wits Knitting Group will meet on Monday from 10am to noon at the Gafney Library in Wakefield. Knitters of all abilities, including beginners, are welcome to attend. For more information on the Knit Wits call 522-3401.
07/06/15 RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE 2:00 pm St. Katherine Drexel Church - Alton Give the "Gift of Life" by participating the in the American Red Cross summer blood drive on Monday from 2pm to 7pm at Saint Katharine Drexel Church in Alton. For more information on the Red Cross summer blood drive call 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit www.redcrossblood.org
07/06/15 ROTARY CLUB 5:30 pm Wolfeboro Inn The Wolfeboro Rotary Club meets weekly at the Wolfeboro Inn. The Monday meetings start at 5:30pm. If you're interested in the Rotary Club, and being a part of all they do for our community, you can find out more, including contact information, by visiting their website at www.WolfeboroRotary.org
07/07/15 GAME DAY 9:30 am Ossipee Concerned Citizens Building The Ossipee Concerned Citizens GAME DAY is held on Tuesdays from 9:30 to 11am at the OCC Building on Dore Street. Enjoy both games and lunch. For more information call 539-6851.
07/07/15 GENEALOGY WORKSHOP 10:00 am Wolfeboro Public Library On Tuesday at 10am there will be a Genealogy Workshop at the Wolfeboro Public Library. For more information call 569-2428 or visit www.wolfeborolibrary.org