Local News

State to trap mosquitoes to test for EEE

By Daymond Steer CONWAY – The State of New Hampshire will be bringing pest control contractors to Conway to trap mosquitoes and test them for EEE, said town manager Earl Sires, adding the contractors could be in town over the next week or so.

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Teletalk

Tele-Talk Responses: What issues and races are most important to you heading into the September primary?

  There were 13 responses to this week’s Tele-Talk question: “What issues and races are most important to you heading into the September primary?” I will vote Republican to vote against Scott Brown, that Massachusetts reject. He doesn’t belong in our state. It is my opinion that the county commissioners have been the...

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Letters

David C. Woodsome: Academy outsourcing — at what cost?

To the editor:Fryeburg Academy recently laid off eight longtime members of their cleaning and maintenance team. These individuals collectively devoted almost 115 years to the Academy (with three working for more than 20 years each), toiling in the background to ensure the school and grounds were safe, clean and ready...

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Opinion

Kristen Miller: The New Standard

  Recent news has suggested a need for a new standard in post-secondary education. There is one, and it's closer to home than you think.Issues surrounding post-secondary education have recently appeared in the news; the rising tuition costs and the subsequent student loan debt have prompted colleges and universities to devise...

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Community

Old Car Club's 24rd Annual Car Show is Sept. 7

  The Mount Washington Valley Old Car Club is hosting its 24rd annual Car Show on Sunday, Sept. 7 at Settler's Green on Route 16 in North Conway. The event is held in the back parking lot of Settlers' Green from 9 a.m. to  2  p.m. There are 26 car/truck/van classes including...

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Calendar

Barbara Ray: Gibson Gleanings: Dining room closed on Friday, May 16

  Barbara Ray: Gibson Gleanings: Dining room closed on Friday, May 16 Some people are born gardeners. In the summer, you see them out in their yards watering and fertilizing their plants. No weed dares land in their flower beds. The displays are both beautiful and breath-taking. I am truly envious of...

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Upcoming Events

Arts in Motion Theater presents 'Encore...Stars Tonight' Aug. 28-30, Sept. 4-6

Arts in Motion Theater Company presents "Encore...Stars Tonight," a showcase of song and dance featuring 16 of the valley's youth Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 28, 29 and 30, and Sept. 4, 5 and 6, at 7 p.m. (ELLEN OHLENBUSCH/GLIMMER PHOTO)CONWAY — Arts in Motion Theater Company presents "Encore...Stars Tonight"...

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Sports

Golf: Know the rules and the decisions

By Joe Soraghan “Golf is neither a microcosm of, nor a metaphor for life. It is a sport, bloodless sport, if you don’t count ulcers.” — Dick Schaap, Author and Reporter PGA Touring Pro, Cameron Tringale, disqualified himself from the PGA Championship that was held two weeks ago at the Valhalla Country Club. This is not unusual in the game of golf. Most players take great pride on how they conduct themselves on the golf course. Golf...

Real Estate

Home of the Week: Custom home is just a chip shot away from the eighth fairway at Hales Location

Hale's Location is one of the best places to own a golf home in the White Mountains. Just five minutes from North Conway Village, at the base of Whitehorse Ledge, this scenic community has gorgeous mountain views, the neighborhood is extremely well kept, owners get free membership in the country club, and the taxes are low!

Business

Badger is new governor of Key Club for New England and Bermuda

By Lloyd Jones Malcolm Badger is the newly elected Key Club district governor for all of New England and Bermuda. (LLOYD JONES PHOTO)CONWAY — It's already shaping up to be a busy school year for Malcolm Badger, and classes haven't even started yet at Kennett High School. The senior from Jackson, who participates in three sports for the Eagles, will also have a major role in Key Club this year — he's the newly elected Key...

Outdoors

Revisiting a Christmas hike on Blueberry Ledge Cut-off

Wonalancet Brook on Christmas morning, 2013. (ED PARSONS PHOTO)By Ed ParsonsThursday was the first day of my two-day outdoor writing workshop called Woodland Sketches, sponsored by Sandwich's Yeoman's Fund for the Arts (the next and final day is today, Saturday, Aug. 23). It went very well. Six of us met...

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Valley Voice

Summer on the wane

Bruce Grubb (left) and Roy “The Skiing DJ” Prescott of WMWV 93.5-FM’s “Blues Summit” program are shown at the White Mountain Blues and Boogie Fest, held Aug. 15 through 17 at the Sugar Shack Campground in Thornton. Chicago blues man Nick Moss and his band (background) wowed ’em with their...

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