Local News

Gubernatorial candidates differ on marijuana

25-08-2016 Hits:212 Local News

By Daymond Steer CONWAY — Republican candidates at Tuesday's gubernatorial debate sparred over how to handle marijuana laws and how math is taught in the Common Core curriculum. The debate was held Thursday morning at the North Conway Grand Hotel. (JAMIE GEMMITI PHOTO)They also learned not to criticize the sport of curling while in town. Rep. Frank Edelblut of Wilton, state Sen. Jeanie Forrester of Meredith, Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas and Executive Councilor Chris Sununu of Newfields appeared in front of about 40 people during the Mt. Washington Valley Economic Council's debate at the North Conway Grand Hotel. George Epstein served as moderator. The...

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Tele-Talk question: Do you think the court system is doing i…

22-08-2016 Hits:170 Tele-Talk

There were 15 responses to this week’s Tele-Talk question: “Do you think the court system is doing its part in addressing the opioid epidemic?” Eight people said the court system...

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Valley Voice

VV 8-19: So long to Ralph

18-08-2016 Hits:515 Valley Voice

By Tom Eastman THIS VALLEY LOST another one of its treasures last Friday when native Ralph W. Wiggin died at age 88. In terms of his appearance, I always thought of the...

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National forest encourages visitors to plan ahead

17-05-2013 Hits:13513 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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Conway software developer Rapid Insight growing

23-08-2016 Hits:398 Local Business

Mike Laracy, now 46, is married to Victoria Laracy, executive director of the MWV Housing Coalition.

 They have two children.

 Rapid Insight began selling its software in 2007.

 Business grew, and...

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Real Estate

Jason Robie: Olympic organizing

18-08-2016 Hits:245 Real Estate

By Jason RobiePeople often refer to cleaning tasks, such as cleaning out the garage or cleaning out the shed, as "making room for more junk." You likely know where I...

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Upcoming Events

Sally McMurdo: Wheel Family Fun: Camp, ride and cance

26-08-2016 Hits:45 Biking-Family

4 Photos in Sports   1. Rock Tripe covers the tumbled talus boulders on the Cross Vermont Trail. (COURTESY PHOTO) 2. A multi-generational family out for a ride and walk in Groton State Forest. (COURTESY...

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Ongoing Calendar - Thursday (2)

04-07-2012 Hits:949 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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More Thoughts While Weeding: August on the wane

24-08-2016 Hits:105 General

By Ann Bennett The last weekend of August closes out a month of classic mountain summer weather. Muggy July is fading into memory, and what remains is a stretch of days...

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Brian Hebert: Biomass far from perfect power solution

25-08-2016 Hits:103 Letters

To the editor: The Aug. 12 letter by Brad Simpkins concerning sustainable biomass power production leaves out a few glaring and embarrassing political facts about how our region produces electricity. It’s obvious...

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Winter Sports Preview: Fryeburg girls eye deep playoff run

11-12-2015 Hits:3249 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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