APRIL FOOL’S CAME a little late this year with Friday’s nor’easter, which created havoc with the daffodil crowd and caused a temporary chill in everyone’s spring gardening, replacing our rakes and hoes with shovels we thought were safe to put away.
CONWAY — We all knew this day would come eventually, as it does for all of us, but somehow, losing World War II B-17 ball turret gunner Earl Luther “Smitty’ Smith of Conway at age 98 this week still seems a shock for this community, who revered and loved the self-effacing, leather bomber-jac…
HAPPY EASTER to you and your favorite masked and hopefully soon-to-be vaccinated bunny as we roll into April with a sunny spring weekend.
WELCOME TO THE FIRST DAY of spring, a day that’s going to be a fine one for Friends of Tuckerman’s 20th running of the reformatted Inferno Pentathlon, with the events that used to be held down in the valley instead switching up to Great Glen Trails in Pinkham Notch.
HOPE SPRINGS ETERNAL, as the saying goes, and that was especially true this warm and sunny Thursday, after the separate announcements by President Joe Biden and Gov. Chris Sununu one year into this pandemic.
WINTER’S STILL HANGING ON, with a predicted mix of snow and rain today, but at least it’s starting to feel like spring, with the sun warming our faces and the days getting longer.
LONGTIME LISTENERS of WMWV 93.5-FM may have thought they were in a time warp this week when they hard the dulcet tones of George “Mountain Mouth” Cleveland booming over the airwaves, reading the news.
THEY TAUGHT THE WORLD TO SING: It is with sadness that we share the news from friend Sallie Macintosh of Kittery, Maine, that Rick Shaw, of the famed New Hampshire Shaw Brothers musical duo, died Thursday at the Edgewood Centre in Portsmouth at age 79, just a few days short of what would hav…
AS WE ALWAYS SAY in the newsroom (or did, back when we were all still working there, pre-pandemic, and not from home, as many of us are now), you can’t make this stuff up.
CONWAY — With 2020 hindsight, we take a look back at the tumultuous year where nothing happened because EVERYTHING had to do with COVID-19 happened, forcing most of what we took for granted to change.