Local News

Hounsell proposes $12,000 raise for Hastings; motion fails 5…

29-06-2016 Hits:72 Local News

  By Lloyd Jones CONWAY — One Conway School Board member, Mark Hounsell, believes the district's administrators are so grossly underpaid that he sought to give a $12,000 per year raise to Brian Hastings, principal of Conway Elementary School, at a recent meeting. "We do not pay our administrators a competitive wage," Hounsell said at the board's June 13 meeting. "When hit with the news that we need to hire an administrator, it becomes abundantly clear that's the case. On top of that, one administrator requested a salary adjustment tonight. We are staring down the barrel of a gun. When administrators leave, we...

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Teletalk

Tele-Talk responses: What advice do you have for the graduat…

20-06-2016 Hits:223 Tele-Talk

There were 16 responses to this week’s Tele-Talk question: “What advice do you have for the graduating class of 2016?” To the class of 16, all unsolicited advice is is usually...

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Valley Voice

Strawberry time in the valley!

23-06-2016 Hits:170 Valley Voice

By Tom Eastman TOP O' THE STRAWBERRY season to you and your favorite fruit, as one of the sweetest times of the year is celebrated to the fullest with dinners and...

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Outdoors

National forest encourages visitors to plan ahead

17-05-2013 Hits:12143 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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Business

Wheels: Mind your manners when car looking

28-06-2016 Hits:80 Local Business

Along similar lines to the above is no touching a classic or collector vehicle or sitting on one. And to paraphrase the Wicked Witch of the West, that goes for...

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Real Estate

Jim Lyons named Realtor of the Year

22-06-2016 Hits:170 Real Estate

CONWAY — Jim Lyons of Select Real Estate has been selected as the Realtor of the Year by the White Mountain Board of Realtors, according to Charlie Erff, president of...

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Upcoming Events

Brian Gay: Support petition to put Jill Stein on ballot

29-06-2016 Hits:67 Letters

  To the editor: If you feel: a) Hillary Clinton is too crooked, b) Donald Trump is too crazy, and c) both are too corporate, then Dr. Jill Stein may be the...

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Community

Tin Mountain to present 'Mountain Laurel Walk' June 28

27-06-2016 Hits:92 General

ALBANY — Tin Mountain Conservation Center will be presenting "Mountain Laurel Walk" on Bald Hill Road in Albany on Tuesday, June 28, from 3 to 5 p.m. Wander with Tin Mountain...

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Opinion

Brian Gay: Support petition to put Jill Stein on ballot

29-06-2016 Hits:67 Letters

  To the editor: If you feel: a) Hillary Clinton is too crooked, b) Donald Trump is too crazy, and c) both are too corporate, then Dr. Jill Stein may be the...

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Sports

Winter Sports Preview: Fryeburg girls eye deep playoff run

11-12-2015 Hits:2373 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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