Local News

Commercial activity rebounds in Conway

02-12-2016 Hits:209 Local News

By Tom Eastman CONWAY — After many years in a slumber, construction activity has awakened locally this year, with ground broken and site work progressing on several large-scale and, in some cases, long-awaited commercial projects in North Conway. The North Conway Taco Bell under construction this spring. (JAMIE GEMMITI PHOTO)What's behind the resurgence is a matter of speculation, but most Realtors, contractors and town officials interviewed agree that it has to do with perceptions of an improving economy, pent-up demand and the threat of higher interest rates on the horizon. Conway Tax Assessor Tom Holmes said: "As an assessor, I try not to...

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Teletalk

Tele-Talk: Would you support a $2.1 million bond to upgrade …

02-12-2016 Hits:143 Tele-Talk

The Conway School Board's budget committee is recommending that the board pursue a $2.1 million bond for upgrades to be done next summer to the HVAC (heating, ventilation and air-conditioning)...

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Valley Voice

Holiday events, Meisters and blues

01-12-2016 Hits:110 Valley Voice

By Tom Eastman WELCOME TO DECEMBER, a month that arrived a tad on the warm sidel, but we're told that the cold weather will return next week to enable our dedicated...

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Outdoors

National forest encourages visitors to plan ahead

17-05-2013 Hits:20478 Outdoors

As Memorial Day weekend approaches, you may be planning to visit the White Mountain National Forest. Whether you are thinking about a get-away-from-it-all camping experience, your first hike of the...

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Real Estate

Beautiful log home offers panoramic views

30-11-2016 Hits:112 Real Estate

Enjoy the north country at its finest in this gorgeous log home set on 20 acres located at 1492 Brownfield Road in Conway. Set well back from a quiet country road...

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Upcoming Events

Nicholas Howe: After Shack Hill

02-12-2016 Hits:89 Letters

The approach of a new ski season always brings a study of the boot market, and last week, I looked through the increasingly strange colors and the increasing number of...

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Calendar

Ongoing Calendar - Thursday (2)

04-07-2012 Hits:2571 Ongoing Calendar

THURSDAYS Conway Area Lions Club. Club meets the first Wednesday and third Thursday of each month. The Thursday meetings are socials at various locations. For more information, visit www.conwayarea.org. Mount Washington Valley...

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Community

Holiday craft fair at Whitney Community Center Dec. 3

01-12-2016 Hits:88 General

JACKSON — The Jackson Grammar School parent-teacher organization holiday craft fair will be held Saturday, Dec. 3, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Whitney Community Center. This fair features...

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Opinion

Nicholas Howe: After Shack Hill

02-12-2016 Hits:89 Letters

The approach of a new ski season always brings a study of the boot market, and last week, I looked through the increasingly strange colors and the increasing number of...

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Sports

Winter Sports Preview: Fryeburg girls eye deep playoff run

11-12-2015 Hits:5553 Sports

By Lloyd Jones FRYEBURG — "Tougher, Faster, Smarter" — that's the mantra of the Fryeburg Academy girls basketball team this season. With no seniors on last year's team, the Raiders return a...

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