Local News

North Woods Law covers the Wild West of New Hampshire

24-03-2017 Hits:339 Local News

By Rachael Brown Officer Glen Lucas covers the North Country for N.H. Fish and Game. (COURTESY PHOTO)The TV reality show "North Woods Law" is now in its fifth season on the Animal Planet channel. This year, however, it is about to make New Hampshire Fish and Game famous. Showcasing the work of conservation officers and biologists in the Granite State, the first New Hampshire-based episode aired Sunday, March 5. So far, three episodes have aired, with three to go, on Sunday evenings at 9 p.m. on Animal Planet (Channel 58 on the Spectrum — formerly Time Warner Cable — lineup). "North Woods Law," created by...

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Teletalk

Tele-Talk responses: Should the law mandating town voting on…

20-03-2017 Hits:125 Tele-Talk

  Twelve people responded to this week’s Tele-Talk question: “Should the law mandating town voting on a certain date be abolished?” Seven people said the law is fine the way it is; five said some accommodation should be made for severe weather. No, the state should not change the law mandating town meeting on certain date. We live in Northern New England, it’s winter, we have one huge snowstorm in 20 some years that happened on Election Day and everybody freaks out. We have too many people from away that moved up here who don’t know how to deal with the snow...

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Valley Voice

Getting Trumped ...

19-01-2017 Hits:1336 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:25920 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

Jason Robie: Move-in mastery

15-03-2017 Hits:211 Real Estate

By Jason Robie It's safe to say that we've all "moved in" about a dozen or more times in our lifetimes. Whether you were a kid moving with your parents or an adult getting your first apartment or buying your first home, moving into a new place is exciting, stressful and filled with anticipation. You would assume after a handful of these experiences, we would be awesome at it. In reality, there are still a few neat tricks we can glean from others' years of experience. Let's see if we can pick up a trick or two to make the move-in...

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Business

FRYEBURG BUSINESS ASSOCIATION WELCOMES LEMON & TULIPS

21-03-2017 Hits:124 Local Business

The Fryeburg Business Association was excited to visit the new floral shop and welcome Lemon & Tulips to Fryeburg as the first new business of 2017. Board of directors members Steve Chase, Jim Tyrrell, Kimberly Clarke, Holly Foster and Donna Woodward presented Regan with a one-year membership and a "Certificate of Welcome" to demonstrate the strong support of the business community. "I am so happy to be in such a supportive community," Regan said. Lemon & Tulips offers delivery to local areas. Walk-ins are welcome, with hours from 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, and on Saturday from 9 a.m.-noon. Call (207) 935-7700 anytime for information —...

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Upcoming Events

Bruce Sanderson: Working and joining unions are free choices

24-03-2017 Hits:60 Letters

To the editor: I am sorry I did not make myself clear in my previous letter (of Feb. 17) when I wrote about “theft of service” as I was referring to freedom of choice and not putting down unions or food stamps, but that seems to be the case judging from the March 9 letter from Peter Huston (“If benefit is so small why do unions survive?”) My point I thought was very clear comparing a person who chooses not to work and a person choosing not to join a union as making a free choice. Each one may reap benefits but...

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Calendar

Ongoing Calendar - Thursday (2)

04-07-2012 Hits:4896 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

KHS HOSA students shine at Dartmouth

23-03-2017 Hits:102 Education

CONWAY — Three members of the Mount Washington Valley Career and Technical Center's Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) program placed in the 37th annual NH/VT Spring Leadership Conference at Dartmouth College in Hanover on March 16. Eight students attended the two-day conference and "were outstanding representatives of the MWV Career and Technical Center," according to director Virginia Schrader. "Students who studied and prepared for their competitive events and presented themselves professionally were Sam Ducker, Aleecia Dodd, Mykala Merrill, Emily Fournier, Lily Lash, Gabby Shackford, Erin Curran and Rebekah Eldridge." The team of Eldridge and Curran captured place overall for Community Awareness...

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Opinion

Bruce Sanderson: Working and joining unions are free choices

24-03-2017 Hits:60 Letters

To the editor: I am sorry I did not make myself clear in my previous letter (of Feb. 17) when I wrote about “theft of service” as I was referring to freedom of choice and not putting down unions or food stamps, but that seems to be the case judging from the March 9 letter from Peter Huston (“If benefit is so small why do unions survive?”) My point I thought was very clear comparing a person who chooses not to work and a person choosing not to join a union as making a free choice. Each one may reap benefits but...

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Sports

Winter Sports Preview: Fryeburg girls eye deep playoff run

11-12-2015 Hits:8845 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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