Local News

Auto Road gets a spring cleaning

21-04-2017 Hits:332 Local News

By Edith TuckerThe Berlin Daily Sun Reporters leave the snow coach to view an uncleared area of the Mt. Washington Auto Road. (EDITH TUCKER PHOTO)GREEN'S GRANT — Flocks of robins arriving in dooryards herald spring's arrival for many, but a lot of area old-timers want to know that the Cragway Drift on the Mt. Washington Auto Road has been cleared before truly believing that winter is done. On Monday, Auto Road-Great Glen Trails marketing director Crispin Battles helmed a media trip that filled a van with reporters and photographers from media outlets from around the state, including WMUR, the Union Leader, Caledonian...

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Teletalk

Tele-Talk: As Carroll County's population ages, what social …

21-04-2017 Hits:75 Tele-Talk

At Monday's forum, "An Open Conversation on the Needs of Seniors in Northern Carroll County," Gibson Center Executive Director George Cleveland said the number of people 65 and older in the state is expected to increase 85 percent by 2030. He added: "A lot of those people, as you all know from census figures, are going to be located in Carroll County."This week's Tele-Talk: With an aging population in the valley, what medical and social services are lacking, and how should they be paid for? Call 733-5822 Saturday and Sunday and leave your comments on our machine. You may fax your...

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Valley Voice

Getting Trumped ...

19-01-2017 Hits:1984 Valley Voice

By Tom Eastman
AND SO THE TRUMP ERA begins. With today's inauguration in Washington, D.C., the focus of the nation — and the world — is all on what's happening down there in Malfunction Junction, a story that is bound to be captivating for at least the next four years.No matter our political leanings, we should all be Americans first on this day — not Republicans, Independents or Democrats. It's about celebrating our democracy. I wish the country and the 45th president well, but like so many others, I have my fingers crossed. And that's not "Fake" news: that's the truth. Among...

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Outdoors

National forest encourages visitors to plan ahead

17-05-2013 Hits:27371 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: Sunny Madison saltbox

19-04-2017 Hits:144 Real Estate

This is a sunny, delightful three bedroom saltbox located at 1324 Conway Road in Madison, just a short walk to Eidelweiss pond and playground amenities and a comfortable drive to Silver Lake. Enjoy the warmth of wood stove ambiance in the open-concept great area, including cathedral ceiling. There is an updated kitchen and baths as well as a great yard space with brick fire pit for family fun and gardening. The property has ample parking. This is a great starter or vacation home. The listing price is $164,900. The MLS number is 4618125. There will be an open house on Saturday from 1 to...

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Business

WMCC students to fundraise with Weldathon

18-04-2017 Hits:149 Local Business

"CHaD provides compassionate and excellent care for kids and teens from New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine and Massachusetts, and our students have been looking for a way to 'give back,'" Pike explained. The organizers are seeking to attract 36 teams of four welders, not only from among today's White Mountains Community College students and instructors but also from the ranks of graduates, area high school career technical education students, and Gorham Middle School welding students, as well as industry partners, Wells said. "Each team is being asked to try to meet a goal of raising $400, but there's no minimum requirement," she said. "Businesses...

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Upcoming Events

Donald Moskowitz: Work with China to change North Korea

21-04-2017 Hits:80 Letters

To the editor: President Donald Trump has pointed out the strong linkage between China and North Korea, and he correctly assumes China can influence North Korea’s weapons development program. We must work with China on resolving this situation, and also on the Chinese encroachment in the South China Sea and the trade deficit imbalance. At this juncture, the North Korean nuclear missile program is of primary concern. China can bring pressure on North Korea to stop its development of these weapons systems by reducing its trade with North Korea. One area of trade that comes to mind is the large quantity of coal China...

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Calendar

Ongoing Calendar - Thursday (2)

04-07-2012 Hits:6180 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 Arts Exhibit. An exhibit entitled "Radiance" will be in two locations on Mondays through Fridays in January and February. The Main Street Gallery is open for business in the lobby of the Mount Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and the Met Coffee House and Gallery is open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.. Both venues are on Route 16 in North Conway Village. High-Intensity Aqua...

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Community

Author to discuss new Red Sox book

21-04-2017 Hits:91 General

CONWAY — Baseball historian and author Carl H. Johnson will be at the Conway Public Library on Monday evening, April 24, to talk about his latest book, "Big Papi and the Kids." The program starts at 6:30 p.m. Johnson will also be signing copies of his book. Johnson writes a column entitled Baseball World, covering the Boston Red Sox, for the Biddeford, Maine, Journal Tribune. He also manages a blog on Major League Baseball at baseballworldbjt.com. He has lectured on the history of baseball and is a lifelong student of the game. "Big Papi and the Kids" relives the excitement of the 2016...

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Opinion

Donald Moskowitz: Work with China to change North Korea

21-04-2017 Hits:80 Letters

To the editor: President Donald Trump has pointed out the strong linkage between China and North Korea, and he correctly assumes China can influence North Korea’s weapons development program. We must work with China on resolving this situation, and also on the Chinese encroachment in the South China Sea and the trade deficit imbalance. At this juncture, the North Korean nuclear missile program is of primary concern. China can bring pressure on North Korea to stop its development of these weapons systems by reducing its trade with North Korea. One area of trade that comes to mind is the large quantity of coal China...

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Sports

Winter Sports Preview: Fryeburg girls eye deep playoff run

11-12-2015 Hits:10263 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 full cast of characters from last year's playoff team, and are out to make their mark on the hardwood this winter. Coach Sean Watson is looking forward to his season and eager to see his troops play to their potential. "I think we may have played the most competitive preseason schedule in the state," he said. "We played all Class AA teams that are all playoff contenders and three might be legitimate...

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