Local News

Memorial Day kicks off summer season in the Valley

27-05-2016 Hits:16 Local News

By Tom Eastman CONWAY — Memorial Day weekend offers an opportunity to honor the nation's military and all they have given to this country, and there will be no shortage of observances throughout Mount Washington Valley this weekend (see accompanying story). Jackson marks Memorial Day with a parade each year. (JAMIE GEMMITI PHOTO)And while summer doesn't technically begin until June 21, this weekend — typically the fourth busiest for tourism in the state —  is the unofficial start to the summer season with many White Mountain attractions opening. One highlight is the annual Wildquack Duck Race and Festival on Sunday in Jackson. More...

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Tele-Talk response: Is Airbnb a blessing or a curse to touri…

24-05-2016 Hits:93 Tele-Talk

There were four responses to this week’s Tele-Talk question: “Is Airbnb a blessing or a curse to tourism-driven economies like the Mount Washington Valley’s?” Nearly everyone screams about living in a...

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Valley Voice

VV5-27-16: A Weaton Eagle start to summer

26-05-2016 Hits:36 Valley Voice

  By Tom Eastman IT'S BEEN A TAD HOT leading up to Memorial Day Weekend, the unofficial kickoff to the summer season — but who's complaining? Bring it on! Topping the weekend is...

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National forest encourages visitors to plan ahead

17-05-2013 Hits:11245 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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Story Land set to open Saturday for 62nd season

24-05-2016 Hits:78 Local Business

Participants will be able to show support through a morning walk around Story Land, where they will conclude their walk and enjoy a day at the park. Lastly, Story Land is...

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Real Estate

Home of the Week: Dream lake house in Freedom

26-05-2016 Hits:43 Real Estate

Living on a lake is a dream for many people. It opens the door to numerous summer and winter recreation. From kayaking and water skiing to swimming and fishing, and...

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Upcoming Events

Terrence R. Miller

27-05-2016 Hits:15 Obituaries

Terrence R. Miller, 46, of Freedom and Allston, Mass., passed away May 17, 2016, after a more than 25-year battle with mental illness and the disabling effects of the medications...

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in Mountain to present 'Boreal Plants and Birds' program May…

26-05-2016 Hits:40 General

GLEN — Tin Mountain Conservation Center will be presenting the nature program "Boreal Plants and Birds" on Saturday, May 28, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Meet at Grants Supermarket...

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National Perspective: Ferocity in pursuit of ... what?

27-05-2016 Hits:13 Columns

By David ShribmanThis will be the most contentious, most bitter, most polarizing and most unappealing race for president since James G. Blaine and Grover Cleveland competed in 1884. But it...

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Winter Sports Preview: Fryeburg girls eye deep playoff run

11-12-2015 Hits:1985 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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