For selectman, we endorse incumbent Carl Thibodeau. Nothing more needs to be said other than he is a practical, clear-thinking conservative who brings to the board an important Conway Village perspective.
We agree with columnist Bill Marvel that the school budget is bloated, resulting this year in an unacceptable tax increase of $300 on a home valued at $200,000.
To defeat Articles 4, 5 and 6 in Conway’s town vote next Tuesday on the misguided notion that their passage would create units for Airbnb rentals would be giving in to a straw man argument.
A hearing Thursday will determine whether Kennett High School metals and machine tool teacher Andy Shaw will be terminated for hosting a party at which minors were reportedly drinking alcohol.
“I don’t think it’s affordable,” said Conway School Board member Joe Mosca, referring to the schools’ proposed budget, which would add $300 to annual taxes on a $200,000 home.
In the races for state representatives that we cover, we continue the theme from when we endorsed Gene Chandler for District 1 (Bartlett, Jackson and Hart’s Location). With a 400-member House of Representatives, party politics and policy take a back seat to power and tenure, particularly whe…
Compared to the nasty 1st District congressional battles between Frank Guinta and Carol Shea-Porter of the last four elections, the race between Democrat Chris Pappas and Republican Eddie Edwards is a refreshing change in tone.
Because of their power and influence in their respective chambers, we enthusiastically endorse Republican incumbents state Sen. Jeb Bradley (R-Wolfeboro) and state Rep. Gene Chandler (R-Bartlett).
Just before a handful of voters passed a 180-day moratorium four cannabis caregivers received approval to open storefronts in Fryeburg, Maine. Three are local and one is from out of state.
With so many capable candidates vying for Carol Shea-Porter’s seat, the most interesting race by far in next Tuesday’s primary is that of Congressional District 1. It's also the hardest to sort out.
Former Conway school district food service employees say the SAU 9 administration and school board are covering up an alleged scam of federal money — through the free and reduced lunch program — that went on for decades and brought in millions, not just the $800,000 that has been reported.
The most contentious and controversial warrant articles tonight at the Fryeburg Town Meeting are Article 32, which asks voters to authorize selectmen to enter a 40-year lease with the Eastern Slope Airport Authority, and Article 24, which asks voters to contribute $15,000 to the operation of…