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Substance abuse forum in Conway

by Gair May 8, 2014 News

An organizer of a public forum Thursday night in Conway to discuss underage drinking says it will provide an opportunity for the community to come together, get good information and rally. Jennifer Selfridge of the Carroll County Coalition for Public Health says New Hampshire ranks second in the U.S. for alcohol use among 12 to […]

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Conway kids’ parade Wednesday

by Gair May 7, 2014 News

Organizers expect as many as 200 children will turn out in North Conway Wednesday morning for the annual Village parade that celebrates the “Week of the Young Child.” Jackie Sparks – the exec. director of Conway’s Children Unlimited, Inc. – says members of the community are invited to join together with teachers and child care […]

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NH F&G: Prep for snow and ice at altitude

by Gair May 7, 2014 News

A New Hampshire Fish and Game officer urges spring hikers to be patient, cautious and fully prepared before they venture into higher elevations after a 75-year-old Maine hiker was rescued Monday from the summit of Bond Cliff. Conservation Officer Capt. John Wimsatt says it’s the third incident in a week where hikers have gotten into […]

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Late trout advocate recognized

by Gair May 6, 2014 News

A late advocate for trout fishing who worked to build and preserve habitat for trout in Conway – and around the state of New Hampshire – is being recognized for his efforts by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Commission. Joseph Conklin of Canterbury, New Hampshire, passed on in November (2013). Now he has been […]

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Pride organizer upset by needles

by Gair May 6, 2014 News

The longtime organizer of Valley Pride Day says she’s grateful for the record number of volunteers who turned out Saturday to help clean up the valley –but she’s also concerned about the number of medical needles that were found. Donna Woodward of Fryeburg, Maine says more than 60 cubic yards of trash and recyclables were […]

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Boater rescued from Saco

by Gair May 5, 2014 News

Fryeburg, Maine Police say a 50-year-old Maine man was rescued from the Saco River Sunday afternoon and treated for hypothermia after he fell into the frigid water. Acting Chief Sgt. Josh Potvin says his officers, Fryeburg Fire and Fryeburg Rescue responded to the river in the area of Mile 15 shortly after 3 p.m. and […]

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