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Employees Foiled Attempted Armed Robbery In Madison

by Christian Mower on September 22, 2016

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Madison, NH – Store employees foiled a robbery in Madison this morning. Lt. Ted Colby from the Madison Police Department said that at around 10 am police responded to a report of a robbery at the Community Market and Deli in Madison. Lt. Colby said that Michelle Harris of Conway had allegedly attempted to steal from the store with what turned out to be a bb gun. A couple of brave employees were able to disarm the suspect, of what they believed was a firearm, and then held the suspect down until police arrived.

Freedom Police Chief Josh Shakford was the first on scene and, after a brief tussle with the suspect, was able to arrest her. Thankfully no one was hurt during the incident.

Harris is charged with resisting arrest and Robbery. She had a bail hearing this afternoon at 2:30. Freedom Police, Tamworth Police, New Hampshire State Police, and the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department all assisted with the arrest.

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Conway Man Arrested For Allegedly Giving Drugs To Kids

by Christian Mower on September 22, 2016

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Conway, NH – According to Conway Police 46-year-old Ivan Felder of Center Conway was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly giving marijuana to a ten year old and an eleven year old while they were under his care.

He is being charged with charged with three counts of Sale of Controlled Drug which is being charged as a Class B Felony with enhanced penalties due to prior convictions. Felder is also charged with three counts of Endangering the Welfare of Child and Criminal Threatening, which are being charged as Class A misdemeanors.

 

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New England 300 Ticket Give-Away!

by Chris on September 19, 2016

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Second Race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup!

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The New England 300 returns to Louden, NH this coming Sunday, September 25 and WMWV has your shot at grabbing tickets to the big race all week long! Just listen for the cue to call, and dial (603) 356-9930!

The race will again serve as the second race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup, where it functions as a stepping stone for aspiring champions.  The playoff-style NASCAR Chase Grid will feature 16 championship hopefuls in the second race of the Challenger (First) Round of the Chase.

About New Hampshire Motor Speedway – On November 2, 2007, O. Bruton Smith, founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Speedway Motorsports, Inc., agreed to purchase New Hampshire International Speedway from Bob and Gary Bahre. Closing documents were completed on January 11, 2008, finalizing the purchase of the newly renamed New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS).

The speedway, which opened in 1990 and hosts two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series events each year, is located about one hour north of Boston in Loudon, N.H. According to the latest census numbers, the population within 200 miles of the speedway is more than 18 million people. The venue is easily accessible via Interstate highways from all metro areas in the northeastern United States and eastern Canada.1528hh5062-carl-edwards-leads-start-copy-lg

Located on approximately 1,200 acres, the multi-use complex is the largest sports facility in New England and features a 1.058-mile oval speedway, with a seating capacity of 88,000, and a 1.6-mile road course.

The speedway hosts the only NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series events held in the six-state New England region.  In addition to the major NASCAR races, the track hosts several regional professional racing series, including the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East, the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, and the American-Canadian Tour.

It also features monthly race weekends with the Loudon Road Race Series and U.S. Legend Cars International legends and bandolero divisions.  Amateur series events include the Sports Car Club of America, Vintage Racer Group, U.S. Classic Racing Association, and the World Karting Association.  Racing schools are conducted throughout the year by the Richard Petty Driving Experience, Rusty Wallace Driving Experience, NASCAR Racing Experience, and Penguin School (motorcycles), among others.

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timothy-even-arrest-photoArrest Photo of Timothy Even Courtesy of the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office

 

Westbrook, Maine – A Fryeburg Academy Graduate and former assistant Track Coach has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a 17-year-old student at Westbrook High School. 27-year-old Timothy Even was arrested at 10:45 this morning for three counts of gross sexual assault according to Cumberland County Sheriffs Office.

Even is the head coach for the girls cross country, track teams, and is a class advisor for the class of 2018 according to Westbrook High School’s website. He graduated from Fryeburg Academy in 2008 and was the assistant cross country and track coach in 2012.

Authorities say the crime was reported on Sunday and falls under the portion of Maine state law that prohibits adults who work in schools from having sexual relationships with students at the school where they work and over whom they have disciplinary authority.

Even is currently being held at Cumberland County Jail and if found guilty could face five years in prison and a $5,000 fine.

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Loon Echo Land Trust’s 16th Annual Trek a Huge Success

by Christian Mower September 19, 2016 Front Page News

(Bridgton, Maine – September 19, 2016)  A cool, foggy early fall morning turned into a day perfect for hiking and cycling for the nearly 250 enthusiastic Trekkers who participated in the 16th annual Loon Echo Trek held on Saturday, Sept. 17 at Shawnee Peak Ski Area in Bridgton to benefit Loon Echo Land Trust. Organizers […]

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Throwback Week in MWV!

by Chris September 15, 2016 Front Page News

North Conway, NH – If you’ve been driving route 16 or 302 these last few days, you probably think you’ve stepped into a time machine. That’s because the 71st Revival AAA Glidden Tour has made a week-long pitstop in the Mount Washington Valley! This September, the VMCCA welcomes those who share the experience and history of […]

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