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Large turnout for food drive

by Gair May 5, 2014 News

Organizers of Saturday’s food drive outside North Conway’s Hannaford supermarket were kept busy as shoppers generously contributed food items. Conway Police Dept. Dispatch Sup. Joanne MacKenzie – who came up with the idea – says the “End 68 Hours of Hunger” started in Dover, New Hampshire in 2011. Chief Ed Wagner praised MacKenzie for organizing […]

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Mass. hiker rescued in Whites

by Gair May 2, 2014 News

A 22-year-old Massachusetts man was rescued off the Franconia Ridge Trail on Mount Flume Thursday after he accidentally injured himself with a knife. New Hampshire Fish and Game officers say Benoit Armangau of Acton was camping with a friend when he accidentally stabbed himself with a 5 inch knife while cutting evergreen branches for bedding, […]

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Conference organizer reviewing feedback

by Gair May 2, 2014 News

The coordinator of last week’s Saco River Conference at Fryeburg Academy in Maine says he’s reviewing comments he got from participants. Jeff Stern is an environmental consultant to the Oxford County (Maine) Soil and Water Conservation District. He says he was pleased with the turnout of more than 80 people at the conference Wednesday. Stern […]

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Shea-Porter holds veteran lunch

by Gair May 1, 2014 News

District One U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter (D-NH) will meet with hikers and tour the White Mountain National Forest Friday morning with John Judge, the president of the Appalachian Mountain Club. Shea-Porter announced Monday the Forest has been awarded a $2 million grant from the Federal Highway Administration to repair roads and bridges damaged by the […]

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Principal says threat is “low level”

by Gair May 1, 2014 News

The principal of Kennett High School says the school has determined the threat level to the safety of students and staff members is low after comments posted on the Internet by a student over the weekend. The provocative and threatening comments were reported Wednesday by the Conway Daily Sun. In a memo sent to parents, […]

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Attitash adding zip tour attraction

by Gair April 30, 2014 News

A ski resort in Bartlett is adding a new attraction. Attitash Mountain Resort already features the Alpine Slide, the Nor’easter Mountain Coaster, the valley’s longest mountain coaster – and New Hampshire’s first free-fall Airbag Jump. This season the resort introduces a new Zip Tour attraction featuring the Flying Bear and Attitash Aerial Zip Lines. Two […]

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