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17th Annual Mt. Washington Radio Food Drive Shatters Record

by Christian Mower on November 15, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

NORTH CONWAY, NH – The 17th annual Mount Washington Radio Food Drive is one for the record books.

Tuesday the Mount Washington Radio team broadcasted live at the First church of Christ Congregational for 12 hours straight. From 6am till 6pm  Dj’s and staff from 93.5  FM WMWV, Magic 10.45 FM/98.1 FM, and Easy 95.3 FM as they collect frozen turkeys and non-perishable food items to be distributed across the various Mount Washington Valley Food Pantries.

Mount Washington Valley residents have come out in droves to help those in need in the valley with Buzz Coleman donating 70 turkeys, Stan Szetela donating 80, Infinger Insurance donating 100 turkeys, and Joe Downs dropping off a whopping 102 frozen turkeys!

Volunteers collected 731 frozen turkeys smashing the previous record of 545 set in 2016.

Mount Washington Valley residents have also donated $5285 in monetary donations and hundreds of pounds of non-perishable food items. For every 1 dollar donated Vaughan can buy $3 worth of groceries from the NH Food bank.

Magic 104 DJ Gino Devaney interviews Dot Seybold during the food drive.

 
During the event Dot Seybold, president of the Vaughan board of directors, said that Vaughan is working towards a better future and have started a capital campaign to build an all new food pantry next to the Bavarian Chocolate Haus and renovate the Vaughan Learning Center.

WMWV Morning Show host Roy Prescott interviews Mindy from Chalmers Insurance during the food drive.

 
The Vaugh Food pantry is still collecting donations so if you would like to donate or would like more information about Vaughan Community Services and their capital campaign visit http://www.firstchurchnc.com/Vaughan/capital-campaign.html

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Cancellations & Delays For November 13th

by Christian Mower on November 13, 2018

 

Cancellations & Delays For November 13th

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Schools

 

SAU 49/ Governor Wentworth, Wolfeboro, Ossipee, Effingham – 2Hour Delay

MSAD 61, Bridgton, Casco, Naples, Sebago Maine – 2 Hour Delay

Robert Frost Charter School – 2 Hour Delay

White Mountain Waldorf School – 2 Hour Delay

 

Businesses & Organizations

 

 Conway Public Library – Noon opening

Gibson Center –  No Meals on Wheels, No Silver Lake Landing Lunch

 

 

To Report a Cancellation or Delay contact our Office at 603-356-8870

 

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Police Arrest Armed Man After Overnight Man Hunt In Rochester

by Christian Mower on November 12, 2018

 

Rochester Police have taken Christopher Thomas into custody. ~ Photo courtesy of Rochester Police Department

ROCHESTER, NH – The overnight manhunt for an armed suspect in Rochester came to an end this morning.

According to Rochester police at around 10:20am they brought 27-year-old Christopher Thomas into custody.

Strafford County SWAT teams were able to set up a parameter around the location of Thomas and move in. Thomas surrendered without incident.

Thomas is being charged with four felony counts of Reckless Conduct with a Deadly Weapon in addition to his three warrants for Criminal Threatening, along with four warrants for Theft.

Authorities said businesses are now able to open and Ten Rod Road has been deemed safe for hunters.

Officials say the incident started Sunday at around 12: 11pmwhen they were called to Walmart, at 116 Farmington Road, for a report of a man armed with a rifle in the parking lot in the parking lot behind the store. The man disappeared into nearby woods before police arrived.

Police said that Thomas had fired shots at officers and a Police helicopter over the night, but luckily no one was injured.

Officials said that Thomas is believed to be homeless and was living behind the Walmart.

Rochester Police Chief Paul Toussaint said “We appreciate community members’ patience as we located the suspect and resolved this situation,” Chief Toussaint said. “This was a true collaborative effort between the Rochester Police Department, Strafford County and Seacoast CERT SWAT teams, the New Hampshire and Maine State Police, and the Manchester Police Department.”

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Rochester Police Search For “Armed and Dangerous” Suspect

by Christian Mower on November 12, 2018

Authorities are searching for 27-year-old Christopher Thomas who was allegedly last seen with a rifle at the Rochester Walmart. ~ Photo courtesy of Rochester Police

!UPDATE! – According to Rochester Police Chief Paul Toussaint police brought Thomas into custody before 10:30 this morning.

Rochester Police reported that the suspect fired shots at police, but luckily no injuries were reported.

ROCHESTER, NH – Officials in New Hampshire say they are seeking an “armed and dangerous” man in the woods near Rochester. Strafford County SWAT teams and Seacoast emergency response teams are assisting in the search for 27-year-old Christopher Thomas who is wanted by police on three warrants of criminal threatening and four warrants for theft.

Officials say Thomas was seen in a local Walmart parking lot armed with a rifle before he ran off into nearby woods. The Boston Globe reported that Police believe Thomas is homeless and had been living behind the Walmart.

Police say this is not an active shooter scenario and no injuries have been reported.

The search has prompted the lockdown and evacuation of nearby businesses.

Residents are asked to avoid the area as police respond to the scene.

Thomas was described as a white man with a beard who stands about 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs about 160 pounds. If anyone see’s Thomas they are asked to contact police immediately.

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Sununu And Bradley Among The Few Incumbents Who Keep Seats After General Election

by Christian Mower November 7, 2018 Front Page News

  It looks like the blue wave struck, in Mount Washington Valley. Conway saw an astounding 4,064 voters according to preliminary numbers. Below is a list of the preliminary results so far for the valley and state. Governor Race (i = Incumbent) 90% of districts reporting   Party          Candidate                       Votes                          Vote % GOP        […]

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2018 General Election Results

by Christian Mower November 7, 2018 Front Page News

It looks like the blue wave struck, in Mount Washington Valley. Conway saw an astounding 4,064 voters according to preliminary numbers. Below is a list of the preliminary results so far for the valley and state. Governor Race 90% of districts reporting   Party          Candidate                       Votes                          Vote % GOP        Chris Sununu (i)                   […]

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