Saturday, Aug. 31

• Fall brings foliage, festivals, fairs and family fun to the Mount Washington Valley. Events include Railfans’ Weekend, which featured a return of the Conway Scenic Railroad’s 1921-built No. 7470 steam locomotive, as well as concerts, Muster in the Mountains and Mud Bowl.

• Members and alumni of the Appalachian Mountain Club White Mountain Professional Trail Crew got together Aug. 24 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the organization.

• Mount Washington is home to a recently rediscovered rare butterfly, which is now being studied by biologists who are hoping to find out what it eats and how it lives in such an extreme climate.

Tuesday, Sept. 3

• Katie Haley has been hired as the new town manager of Fryeburg, Maine.

• Drivers should expect delays on Route 16 in southern Carroll County as parts of the road will be under reconstruction and a bridge in Ossipee will be replaced at the end of the month.

• U.S. Rep. Chris Pappas visited the Gibson Center for Senior Services in North Conway, the North Conway Library, the Boulder Loop Trail in Albany and the route of North Conway’s planned rec path. He donated books from the Library of Congress to the library and learned about plans to build a large addition there.

• The fifth anniversary “Take a Walk in Our Shoes” addiction recovery events will take place Sept. 15, organizer Janice Spinney announced this week.

Wednesday, Sept. 4

• Ossipee Lake’s water level will be lowered by 15 inches starting Sunday, Sept. 15, to aid with a construction project on the lake’s dam.

• Democratic presidential hopeful and South Bend, Ind., mayor Pete Buttigieg will be in Conway at 7:30 p.m. Sunday to open a new campaign office.

• On Aug. 30, Cranmore Fitness closed permanently. A gathering on Aug. 29 brought together club members and staff.

• Several arrests were made during a state police saturation patrol in the Mount Washington Valley over the weekend.

• The Conway Planning Board approved a site plan by developers to put up a wireless communication tower on the Morrill tree farm property off East Main Street in Center Conway.

Thursday, Sept. 5

• Between three and six Kennett High School football team members were suspended from playing several games because of their involvement in the killing of a duck while at football camp last month.

• Mountain Top Music music school spent the week moving into its newly renovated Majestic Theatre building on Main Street in Conway Village. On Friday, the school celebrated with a “March of the Instruments” from the old school to the new one. An open house is planned for Sunday at 4 p.m.

• Site work has begun on the 6,600-square-foot addition to North Conway Public Library. A formal groundbreaking ceremony is planned for later this month.

• Hurricane Mountain Road will be closed from Sunday, Sept. 8, at 5 p.m. through Friday, Sept. 13, at 5 p.m. for paving.

• Drew Strout has been named the new general manager of the Red Jacket Mountain View Resort in North Conway.

Friday, Sept. 6

• New Hampshire Fish and Game Col. Kevin Jordan clarified the department’s decision not to charge Kennett High School students with killing a duck last month while at football camp and said one student had tried to put the duck out of its misery after it was attacked by others.

• Memorial Hospital’s new president, Art Mathisen, sees the hospital moving in the right direction as it continues to improve and expand its health-care offerings in the Mount Washington Valley.

• No one was injured and no property was damaged when a “small homemade device” blew up in Kennett High School on Wednesday.

• Mud Bowl started Friday in North Conway Twelve men’s teams and four women’s teams are competing over the weekend in separate tourneys.

• Police responded to a two-vehicle crash involving an ambulance on Sunday afternoon. Four people were taken to the hospital.

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