Wolfeboro http://nhpr.org en The Tiny Sailboat Regatta http://nhpr.org/post/tiny-sailboat-regatta <p>New Hampshire’s two model sailboat clubs got together in Wolfeboro for a regatta known as the Sasquatch Footy.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Bob Rice sits on a bench overlooking the wind scratched surface of </span>Wolfeboro's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Back Bay Harbor. &nbsp;He watches the remote control sailboats tack back and forth and pivot around the floating white marks. &nbsp;</span></p><blockquote><p>Oh I think it's dandy.&nbsp; You get boats of this size and more people can play with them.</p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 05:00:00 +0000 Sean Hurley 50537 at http://nhpr.org The Tiny Sailboat Regatta Police Commissioner Resigns But Questions Remain http://nhpr.org/post/police-commissioner-resigns-questions-remain <p>Although Police Commissioner Robert Copeland submitted a letter of resignation earlier today, the people of Wolfeboro worry about the possible long-term impact the racial controversy could have on their town. NHPR's Sean Hurley spoke with residents over the weekend, before Copeland’s resignation and looks more closely at what led to today’s events.</p> Mon, 19 May 2014 21:43:11 +0000 Sean Hurley 48772 at http://nhpr.org Police Commissioner Resigns But Questions Remain Wolfeboro Police Commissioner Resigns Amid Controversy Over Racist Remark http://nhpr.org/post/wolfeboro-police-commissioner-resigns-amid-controversy-over-racist-remark <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Wolfeboro Police Commissioner Robert Copeland has resigned, according to the town police department.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 19 May 2014 17:45:10 +0000 Amanda Loder 48750 at http://nhpr.org Wolfeboro Police Commissioner Resigns Amid Controversy Over Racist Remark Wolfeboro Town Manager, Selectmen Ask For Police Commissioner's Resignation http://nhpr.org/post/wolfeboro-town-manager-selectmen-ask-police-commissioners-resignation <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span>Wolfeboro<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Board of Selectmen and Town Manager have posted a&nbsp;<a href="http://www.wolfeboronh.us/Pages/WolfeboroNH_News/01D711E0-000F8513" target="_blank">statement</a> on the town's website condemning comments by local Police Commissioner Robert Copeland, and asking him to resign. Sat, 17 May 2014 16:35:32 +0000 Amanda Loder 48670 at http://nhpr.org Wolfeboro Town Manager, Selectmen Ask For Police Commissioner's Resignation Tourism Boycott Threats Follow Racist Comments By Wolfeboro Commissioner http://nhpr.org/post/tourism-boycott-threats-follow-racist-comments-wolfeboro-commissioner <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">New Hampshire officials are getting hit with calls, emails and tweets reacting to racist comments made by a town police commissioner.</p> Fri, 16 May 2014 20:02:40 +0000 Associated Press 48634 at http://nhpr.org Tourism Boycott Threats Follow Racist Comments By Wolfeboro Commissioner The Fourth in Wolfeboro: A Parade, Several Romneys and a Few Secret Service Agents http://nhpr.org/post/fourth-wolfeboro-parade-several-romneys-and-few-secret-service-agents <p>Mitt Romney is off the campaign trail this week. He&rsquo;s vacationing at his home in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, but the Republican presidential candidate <em>is</em> set to march in the town&rsquo;s 4<sup>th</sup> of July parade.</p><p>And that&rsquo;s likely to bring more attention than usual to Wolfeboro and its festivities this Independence Day.</p> Tue, 03 Jul 2012 21:25:50 +0000 Brady Carlson 8117 at http://nhpr.org The Fourth in Wolfeboro: A Parade, Several Romneys and a Few Secret Service Agents