Local News

Tin Mountain: More than a nature center

21-07-2017 Hits:31 Local News

By Donna Marie Famiglietti Dolan Paths and Peaks campers got to spend the night at AMC's Greenleaf hut. (ALEX FRANKEL PHOTO)
ALBANY — Since its inception in 1980, Tin Mountain Conservation
 Center is well-known for providing hands-on learning about the natural environment. The
 White Mountain National Forest, Presidential Range and Mount Washington Valley are home to 
a bounty of habitats and ecosystems, which in turn become the focus of many Tin
 Mountain programs. Field trips are held at mountain streams, fields, forests, ponds, lakes and rivers, not to mention once thriving quarries and 
sawmills. Tin Mountain naturalists take the outdoors to class, and...

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Tele-Talk: Do you think Conway’s sixth-graders should atten…

21-07-2017 Hits:11 Tele-Talk

  On Monday, July 24, the Conway School Board is scheduled to vote on a motion to put Kennett Middle School’s unused space to use by bringing roughly 100 sixth-graders from Conway’s three elementary schools there by the 2018-19 school year. This week’s Tele-Talk question:  Do you think Conway’s sixth-graders should attend Kennett Middle School? Call (603) 733-5822 Saturday and Sunday and leave your comments on our machine. You may fax your responses to (603) 356-8360 or email them to news@conwaydailysun.com. Comments can also be posted on The Conway Daily Sun’s Facebook page. Results will be published Tuesday.  

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Valley Voice

7-22 VV: Seeking the Peak and other pursuits

21-07-2017 Hits:48 Valley Voice

After a sudden shower, a rainbow was one of the highlights when the Rustic Overtones performed at the WMWV Tuckerman Brewing Company Summer Concert Series in Conway July 15. (TOM EASTMAN PHOTO) OR NON-RAINBOW SHOT The Rustic Overtones (above) performed before a big crowd in a rescheduled show at the WMWV/ Tuckerman Brewing Company Summer Concert Series in Conway July 15. (TOM EASTMAN PHOTO)   LET THE CEILI RAIN CONTINUE to fall for years to come! Arts Jubilee continued its 35th summer season of musical treats Thursday night at the base of Cranmore Mountain Resort with the triumphant return of valley favorites, Ceili Rain. As he...

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National forest encourages visitors to plan ahead

17-05-2013 Hits:30445 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 season, or a scenic drive along the Kancamagus Scenic Byway, forest officials encourage you to plan ahead.

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Real Estate

Property of the Week: Peaceful mountain living in Jackson

20-07-2017 Hits:64 Real Estate

This week's property is located at 29 Stem Turn Hill Road in Jackson, quite possibly the nicest location in Jackson Village. Nestled at the end of a private road, on 12 rolling acres, with mountain views, open fields, a small pond and sleddinghill, this home is a serene escape yet still close to the village. The home offers easy one-level living, a two-car garage, exquisite landscaping with flower and vegetable gardens, updated kitchen and baths, handsome hardwood flooring, two fireplaces, a wood stove and direct access to Jackson Ski Touring trails. This home is totally efficient with no electric bill as itgenerates...

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Ski NH moves its HQ to Conway from Lincoln

18-07-2017 Hits:240 Local Business

Ski NH is renting the first floor and part of the second. Licensed massage therapist Kate Armenio and fellow LMT Zoe Spiller, both of Strata Restorative Massage, also rents on the second floor, and the mother-and-daughter massage team of Cathy and Cory Wemyss of Awesome Massage is on the top floor. The other office remains available for lease. The Ski NH board approved the move this past spring, said Keeler, who had been commuting from Conway to Lincoln several times a week. She was hired as executive director in 2014. Before that, she was marketing partnership coordinator for the American Skiing Co. from...

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Altrusa to be at Tamworth Street Fair

21-07-2017 Hits:14 General

The Tamworth Economic Council will host the second annual Tamworth Street Fair on Saturday, Aug. 5, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This time coincides with the Tamworth Farmers Market and the newly formed Tamworth craft fair (at the Tamworth Townhouse). Altrusa of Carroll County will have an information booth set up in the front yard of the Tamworth History center. Meet members, ask questions, learn about the great community activities and services this international organization provides and how to become a member. Visitors of the Altrusa booth will find free cookies and children’s books if they come early enough. Carroll County Altrusa is...

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National Perspective: The sage of the offered hand

21-07-2017 Hits:18 Columns

  By David M. Shribman KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine — He wants to see the Houston Astros play in the World Series, which is possible this year. He wants to see the Houston Texans in the Super Bowl, perhaps a few years off. Mostly he wants to ride the high-speed rail train from Houston to Dallas, which won't be ready until 2023. George H.W. Bush is a 93-year-old with a formidable bucket list. He's in a wheelchair, and his wife, Barbara, uses a walker and a motorized scooter. The other day, Jean Becker, his chief of staff, told him the high-speed rail project in Texas...

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Joe Soraghan: Mid-season ramblings

20-07-2017 Hits:77 Sports Columns

“Sometimes things work out on the golf course, and sometimes they don’t. Life will go on. You try to understand what happens, but maybe today I don’t want to know. I just screwed up, so maybe I should put it behind me.” — Greg Norman, pro golfer With our golf season hitting the halfway mark, which is usually Open weekend, a few items need to be addressed. The 2017 season has produced two first-time major winners in Masters champion Sergio Garcia and U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka. I’m not sure anyone could have handicapped those two players winning majors for the...

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