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Late trout advocate recognized

by Christian Mower 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 Christian Mower 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 Christian Mower 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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Valley Pride Recap

by Christian Mower May 5, 2014 News

The organizer of Saturday’s Valley Pride Day cleanup says there was a record-breaking turnout of volunteers in perfect weather. More than two dozen towns in the valley area and western Maine participated and Donna Woodward of Fryeburg, Maine says more than 60 cubic yards of trash and recyclables were turned in in North Conway. Woodward […]

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Large turnout for food drive

by Christian Mower 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 Christian Mower 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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