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Vail Resorts Announces Acquisition

by Tony on July 22, 2019

Vail Resorts has announced that they have entered a merger to acquire all the stock of Peak Resorts. The acquisition means that Vail is adding 17 ski resorts to their network including Attitash, Wildcat, and Crotched Mountains. Chairman and Chief Executive of Vail Resorts said in the press release, “We’re thrilled to welcome the resorts and their employees into the Vail Resorts family and invest in their continued success.” In the same release President and Chief Executive Officer of Peak Resorts, Timothy Boyd said, “Vail Resorts has a proven track record of celebrating the unique identity of its resorts, while continually investing in the guest and employee experience. For this reason, we are confident that our resorts and employees will continue to thrive within the Vail Resorts network.” If or when the merger is completed, Vail’s epic passes will include access to all the newly acquired ski resorts as well as their previously owned ones.

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Third Annual Summit Salute

by Dennis on July 17, 2019

Join other service members, veterans, & military families for this special FREE event at the base of Mt. Washington. Share stories, play outdoors, eat great food and enjoy a Mt. Washington sunset.

2019 Tentative Schedule

2:30pm – Outdoor Fun


Hiking, biking, games, children’s activities and adventures – there’s something for everyone
4:00pm – Stories of Service: Stronger Together


We are stronger together, join us for stories of service!
5:00pm – Grilled BBQ Dinner


Fill your belly with a bounty of delicious food topped off with scrumptious dessert!
6:30pm – 8:30pm – Sunset Summit Trips


Discounted rides to the summit of Mt. Washington exclusively for Summit Salute attendees.

Contact: [email protected]

North Country veterans will come together and volunteer to bring this meaningful event back for another year in 2019. The inaugural Summit Salute was funded largely through a one-year grant from the NH Department of Health and Human Services. Funding this year will come exclusively from local businesses and organizations.

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Studio Two Performs in Bradley Park

by Tony on July 16, 2019

Concerts in Bradley Park will continue in Fryeburg, Maine tonight. Fryeburg Business Association hosts the concerts that happen every Tuesday throughout the month of July except for the first Tuesday of the month. Studio Two will be taking the kiosk tonight. They’re a Beatles cover band that really gets into character. Donna Woodward recently stopped into our studios to discuss the concert series. She says, “They come in full costume. They’re dressed like the Beatles, they act like the Beatles, they talk like the Beatles. They sing and play like the Beatles and it’s just an awesome night.” Listeners can catch the show at 7:00 tonight at Bradley Park in Fryeburg.

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Dry River Hiker Injury

by Tony on July 15, 2019

A New York hiker suffered a head injury while hiking in the Dry River Wilderness this past Saturday. New Hampshire Fish and Game say 58-year-old Denise Blank was hiking the Dry River Trail when she slipped down an embankment and injured her head around 10:30am. Lacking cell reception, a member of her group hiked three and a half miles to make a call for help. Conservation Officers, Bartlett Fire Department, SOLO Wilderness Medicine, Lakes Region Search and Rescue, the Appalachian Mountain Club, Androscoggin Valley Search and Rescue and the US Forest Service all responded to the call. Denise was placed in a litter and carried back to the trailhead shortly before 7:00 in the evening. She was taken to Memorial Hospital by the Bartlett Jackson Ambulance. Authorities say Denise and her group were well prepared for the conditions.

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Independence Day Celebrations

by Tony July 4, 2019 News

Conway, NH The parade starts at Hillside Avenue at 1:30pm on July 4th and goes to the Kennett Middle School. Fryeburg, Maine The fireworks are on July 2nd at 9pm at the Field of Dreams. Fryeburg’s parade will be held on July 4th starting at the American Legion Post off Bradley Street at 10am. Bridgton, […]

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Valley Resident Speaks on Suicide at Regional VA Event

by Tony July 1, 2019 Front Page News

Former Army Captain and valley resident Ray Gilmore spoke on veteran suicide at VA New England’s recent conference to share resources. He previously sat down and had a conversation with Mt. Washington Radio News Director Tony Zore. He told WMWV, “My best friend and roommate committed suicide. You know- Sapper qualified, ranger qualified, combat adviser- […]

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