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Ames reaches 400-victory milestone on opening day

Ames reaches 400-victory milestone on opening day

by Lloyd Jones Coach Peter Ames and the Eagles celebrate win No. 400 on Opening Day on Monday at Merrimack Valley. (LYNN SAUNDERS PHOTO)CONWAY — The high school softball season got under way in style Monday for Kennett High. Not only did the Eagles collect an opening-day 7-1 road victory at...

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Tele-Talk Responses: What suggestions do you have for better managing activity on the Saco River?

There were 12 responses to this week’s Tele-Talk question: “What suggestions do you have for better managing activity on the Saco River?” I am a resident of Conway and we are blessed to have the Swift River to enjoy in our backyard.  The Mount Washington Valley is a beautiful place and...

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Chris Bailey: Bill Marvel, the Bully of Davis Hill, strikes again

To the editor: For someone who professes to like me personally Bill sure has a funny way of showing it. My first instinct was just to ignore his recent diatribe written against me but the more I thought about it the more I felt it was my responsibility to set the...

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William Marvel: What They Teach

Voting margins are frequently as instructive as the actual outcome of elections. It was interesting to see what support the tax caps won, especially after the campaign that was waged against them by one of the negotiators for the teachers’ union. For all the ridicule, lamentation, and promises of impending...

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Toastmasters Club looking for new members

CONWAY — Toastmasters has come to the Mount Washington Valley. On the first and third Wednesday evenings of each month at 6:30 p.m., a diverse group of local residents gather at Granite State College in Conway. Among the club members are business owners, professionals, students and retirees, but they all have...

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Teen Center embodies community support

CONWAY — The Conway Teen Center enjoyed another successful year in the community. Coordinator Lynore Wagner was pleased with how 2013 went. She shared her thoughts on the year this week. "As 2013 is winding down I would like take a minute to thank all of the local businesses and families...

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Upcoming Events

M&D Productions presents 'Rebecca' at dinner and a movie night April 16

CONWAY — M&D Productions is presenting "Rebecca" starring Laurence Olivier and Joan Fontaine, as the fourth film of its 2014 dinner and a movie night series on April 16.

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MWV Cal Ripken Baseball Registration Day is April 6

Spring truly is just around the corner and the MWV Cal Ripken Baseball program is ready to go. Coaches and directors made their rounds at the local schools to announce the registration date for all levels of Cal Ripken Baseball on April 6 at the Conway Elementary School from 1-3 p.m. Registration forms were also left at the schools and passed out to interested players. Registration forms can be returned to the school's front desk...

Real Estate

Annual Honey-Do Auction to be held April 26

CONWAY — The eighth annual "Honey Do" Auction, presented by the White Mountain Home Builders Association, will be held on Saturday, April 26. The event will be from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at the Red Jacket Mountain View Resort. The $30 ticket includes a buffet dinner and the opportunity to bid on services and items to help fulfill your very own Honey Do list. Tickets can be purchased by calling (603) 367-8272 or by visiting...


Wheels: Heed the warning

By Eric Meltzer Warning! That's what your car is saying to you when brightly colored lights on your instrument cluster illuminate. Listen to your car, it knows what it's saying. I know that sounds a little futuristic, science fiction-like but the systems in your car were designed to prevent bad things from happening to it if you look and listen. It's actually pretty simple unless you ignore the signs. And like most things in life, a...


Country Ecology: Apples and crabapples

By David EastmanThe old saw about "an apple a day" as the way to perfect health may have been overstated in the past, but the tasty apple is a great food as a nutritional bonanza and has fiber. Hereabouts, they were the only source of vitamin C in the old...

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Valley Voice

Great spring skiing — and great music

Originally from Montana, Erik Ray Gustafson (above) of Tamworth played at Wildcat Mountain's Blues and Brunch series Sunday morning, April 6. Ray placed eighth at the International Blues Festival in Memphis, Tenn., this past winter. He will play at the Chequers Villa April 11. (TOM EASTMAN PHOTO)IT WAS A WEEK...

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