OSSIPEE — Powerlifter Wayne Grenier of Ossipee went a perfect nine for nine in a record-breaking performance at the APA’s Cam-Am (Canadian-Ame…
LOVELL, Maine — Harvest Gold Gallery in Center Lovell, Maine, will be holding its next plein air event on Aug. 8 feauring Maine-based oil pain…
CONWAY — The SAU 9 Re-Entry Committee Plan, a 35-page document crafted by 50 community members over the past seven weeks, is now available to …
CONWAY — Tropical Storm Isaias, the first tropical storm to hit the Granite State in nine years, turned deadly when a North Conway woman was k…
TAMWORTH — The Community School at 1164 Bunker Hill Road in South Tamworth has been doing a decades-in-the-making cleaning of its beloved school house, and has unearthed many treasures, along with not-so-precious-but-still-useful odds and ends and are combining with farmer friends, the Prill…
“I have nine children with nine different women,” said Richard Cox, 56, who also said he is a former Army Ranger and has been homeless for a year. He, along with Aaron Porter, 24, were assigned to me as trained press liaisons for the homeless encampment at Portland City Hall on Congress Stre…
Have you been missing taking the family to the movies? Well, Sherman Farm Market is working to change that! Join them for movie night this Wednesday, Aug. 5, for a free event. The feature movie is "Babe," and you’re invited to watch it on the big screen near the goats.
Bring your own chairs, snacks and soft drinks. You can also indulge in a delicious ice cream cone or sundae at their ice cream shop (open until 9 p.m.) before the movie begins. "Babe" begins at 8 p.m., so be sure to come early to set up your chairs.
The Fryeburg Fair may not be open this year, but that hasn’t stopped the powers that be from creating a virtual fair for you to enjoy and take part in. You might ask, what is a virtual fair? It’s like watching the fair on a device with videos, photos, music and contests covering a wide array of fair subject matter. Be sure to follow them on Facebook and Instagram to receive information, schedules, contest opportunities and how you can participate. Virtual Fair 2020 will run from Oct. 4 to 11.
The Rotary Club of Fryeburg Area will hold its eighth annual Mixed Doubles Tennis Open to benefit Harvest Hills Animal Shelter on Saturday, Aug. 8, with finals on Aug. 9 (rain day Aug. 9) at Fryeburg Academy Tennis Courts on Howe Street. The entry fee is $36. Awards will be presented to the champions and finalist in both the main and consolation draws. For more information, contact David Chaffee at (207) 240-1643 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Harvey’s 13th annual golf and eighth annual tennis challenge, hosted by Harvest Hills Animal Shelter, will take place on Saturday, Sept. 12, at Bridgton Highlands Golf Course in Bridgton, Maine.
Annual golf challenge: Teams of four ($300) or individual ($75, will be teamed up) includes cart, lunch and green fees. There will be a raffle table and donations of raffle prizes will be gladly accepted.
Sponsorship opportunities are also available:
• Gold Sponsorship is $750 and includes one team of players and prime advertising on all promotional materials.
• Silver Sponsorship is $500 and includes a team of players and advertising on promotional materials.
• Hole sponsorship of $100 includes a sign strategically placed at a hole on the course with your name, logo and contact information on it. Tennis is mixed doubles, $25 per player.
"The first week of August hangs at the very top of summer, the top of the live-long year, like the highest seat of a Ferris wheel when it pauses in its turning. The weeks that come before are only a climb from balmy spring, and those that follow a drop to the chill of autumn, but the first week of August is motionless, and hot. It is curiously silent, too, with blank white dawns and glaring noons, and sunsets smeared with too much color. Often at night there is lightning, but it quivers all alone." — Natalie Babbitt, "Tuck Everlasting"
Anyone who has visited the Fryeburg Public Library has seen Ben Newman’s painting of an idyllic elm-lined Main Street in Fryeburg, Maine.
OSSIPEE — Indian Mound Golf Course in Ossipee will once again host its annual Alzheimer’s Day fundraiser to benefit the MWV Adult Day Center on Saturday, Aug. 22.
CONWAY — In a recent story on New Hampshire Public Radio entitled “Trouble on the trails: Forest Service grapples with crowds, trash and human waste,” New Hampshire journalis, Sean Hurley examined the results of overcrowding on the hiking trails in the White Mountains.
Built in 1890, this charming antique home located at 199 Moultonville Road in Ossipee was once the residence of Chester E. Merrow, a United States Congressman.
There were 34 responses to this week's Tele-Talk question, "What should the county do with the old Mountain View Nursing Home?" The most popular responses were homeless shelter, veterans housing or affordable housing.
TOP OF AUGUST to you and yours, which not only means it’s yours truly’s birthday today (8-1) and the start of vacation, but it also means it’s the height of summer and the best news for any true New Englander is the start of the fresh sweet native corn harvesting season.