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Washington Auto Road open

by Christian Mower May 12, 2014 News

The Mount Washington Auto Road is open. Spokesman Dan Houde says the road opened Saturday morning for guests to drive their own vehicles about four and a half miles up to a turnaround point above treeline at 4,200 feet, where they can experience stunning vistas of surrounding peaks. Houde says despite the winter’s near record […]

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Public health leaders in Tamworth

by Christian Mower May 12, 2014 News

The director of New Hampshire’s Public Health Services will be one of the public health experts who will speak Tuesday afternoon in Tamworth at the next public meeting of the Carroll County Public Health Advisory Council. Terri Hooper of the Carroll County Coalition for Public Health says Dr. Jose Montero will talk about the New […]

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Hernandez site offers additional reward

by Christian Mower May 9, 2014 News

The website dedicated to the search and return of missing Conway teenager Abigail Hernandez says her mother is offering an additional reward in the case. Abigail’s mother Zenya Hernandez is offering a $10,000 reward on www.bringabbyhome.com for information leading to the return of her 15-year-old daughter. The website says the information must be “concrete, specific, […]

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Conway holds sessions on costs

by Christian Mower May 9, 2014 News

Conway town leaders are concerned about the increasing cost of providing health insurance coverage for town workers and will hold two public meetings to discuss the issue. Conway Finance Director Lilli Gilligan says the average cost increase for health insurance and retirement benefits for town workers increased nearly 10 percent each year from 2005 to […]

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Conway resident to head Ski NH

by Christian Mower May 9, 2014 News

An avid skier and snowboarder who lives in Conway has been selected to serve as executive director of Ski New Hampshire, the statewide association that represents 33 alpine and cross country resorts – including many in the valley – and more than 200 lodging and guest service properties in New Hampshire. Ski New Hampshire’s marketing […]

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Wind drives Brownfield fire

by Christian Mower May 9, 2014 News

The fire chief Brownfield, Maine says a permitted burn Wednesday afternoon got out of control and ended up burning about 10 acres. Richard Perreault says his firefighters responded to the scene on Stone Pond Rd. about 2:30 p.m. and discovered brush burning at the edge of the forest. A second alarm was quickly declared, bringing […]

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