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School board to return $2 million to offset taxes

CONWAY - Conway School Board members shared some good news earlier this month - they'll be returning nearly $2 million to the town to help offset taxes. At a recent meeting, the board revealed it has more than $1.7 million left in its coffers from the prior school year. On top of that, they agreed t

CONWAYDAILYSUN.COM - 2017-09-21 19:51:00

Mountain Top to host second annual gala concert Sept. 24

BRETTON WOODS - Mountain Top Music Center will present the Sarasa Chamber Music Ensemble at its second annual gala concert at the Omni Mount Washington Hotel in Bretton Woods on Sunday, Sept. 24. The festivities begin at 11 a.m. with foliage viewing and social time. A buffet brunch begins at 11:30 a

CONWAYDAILYSUN.COM - 2017-09-21 19:30:00

Gary W. Gagnon, 63

Gary W. Gagnon, 63, of Bridgton, passed away Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, at his residence. Gary was born in Portland on December 1, 1953, the son of Albert J. and Barbara L. (Lombard) Gagnon, and attended Fryeburg schools. He faithfully served his country in the U.S. Army, serving in the European Theater

BRIDGTON.COM - 2017-09-21 19:50:22

That's entertainment at Fryeburg Fair

Fryeburg Fair, established in 1851, has long mixed talent and entertainment of all kinds with their agricultural mission. Rudy Vallee, Tammy Wynette, Jeannie C. Riley, The Mamas & The Papas, Tiny Tim, Chubby Checker, Lady Antebellum and Jamey Johnson are just a few of the long list of performers tha

BRIDGTON.COM - 2017-09-21 21:34:46

Albany Town Column: Selectmen meet in Wonalancet

Though Albany is the second-largest town in the state in size, it has only about 730 residents. Trying to reach out to all of these folks is what brings the selectmen out to all areas of our town. On Wednesday, the selectmen met at the chapel in Wonalancet. This was the second year they have taken t

CONWAYDAILYSUN.COM - 2017-09-22 01:06:00

Tamworth Town Column: Hively to talk about Cog Railway

On Sunday, the Tamworth History Center hosted an event led by Becca Boyden. She described how she compiled a remarkable exhibit about her family members over the last three centuries and decided how to display it. One challenge was the use of walls in a house instead of a gallery format. In an effor

CONWAYDAILYSUN.COM - 2017-09-22 01:06:00

Littlefield tapped as next Tamworth chief

TAMWORTH - Selectmen on Wednesday announced that Dana Littlefield will be the town's next police chief, effective Oct. 13. Since about early 2016, the Tamworth Police Department has been on a tumultuous ride. Dan Poirier, who was police chief and served for 16 years on the force, was placed on leav

CONWAYDAILYSUN.COM - 2017-09-21 18:51:00

Kenney gets earful at public hearing

CONWAY - District 1 Executive Councilor Joe Kenney (R-Wakefield) got an earful about the roads in Conway Village at the state's public hearing Tuesday on its 10-year transportation plan. Kenney is a member of the Governor's Advisory Committee on Intermodal Transportation, which consists of the five

CONWAYDAILYSUN.COM - 2017-09-21 16:01:00

M&D Playhouse to host artist reception for Mary Bastoni-Rebmann Sept. 28

CONWAY - In conjunction with M&D Playhouse's latest production "The Last Romance," an artist reception will be held for local artist Mary Bastoni-Rebmann on Thursday, Sept. 28, at 6 p.m. at 1857 White Mountain Highway in North Conway. Bastoni-Rebmann has lived in Mount Washington Valley for 34 years

CONWAYDAILYSUN.COM - 2017-09-21 16:00:00

White Birch Books to host an evening with children's author Alicia Potter Sept. 27

CONWAY - White Birch Books, located in North Conway Village just south of the park, across from TD Bank, will be presenting an evening event with children's author Alicia Potter on Wednesday, Sept. 27, at 6 p.m. Potter will read from her children's books and talk about what she does, how she does it

CONWAYDAILYSUN.COM - 2017-09-21 14:20:00

Then and Now: The French chef comes to town

A century ago a horse racing track known as White Mountain Park sat in the middle of what is now retail hell on North Conway's strip. At the time, Route 16 was little more than a country road dotted with a few restaurants, and some of the larger old homes had been turned into lodges, sometimes with

CONWAYDAILYSUN.COM - 2017-09-20 21:11:00

NHDOT to discuss bypass at Oct. 11 meeting

CONWAY - The New Hampshire Department of Transportation will host an open house and meeting Oct. 11 to help decide the fate of the as yet unbuilt portion of the Conway bypass. The event will be held at Kennett Middle School and will begin with an open house at 6 p.m., where people can chat with with

CONWAYDAILYSUN.COM - 2017-09-20 22:04:00

Fred Bramante: the father of competency-based learning likes direction SAU 9 is heading

CONWAY - Fred Bramante may have been a little ahead of his time, but the founder and owner of Daddy's Junky Music Stores, who served on the state Board of Education from 1992 to 1996 and ran four times for governor of New Hampshire, is smiling a lot these days. He's being widely credited as being th

CONWAYDAILYSUN.COM - 2017-09-19 22:34:00

Karen Umberger: Towns can now decide on keno

Funding for full-day kindergarten is a result of keno - or keno is a result of funding full day kindergarten. The headline could read either way. The state House of Representatives, for at least four years, has passed legislation to enact keno throughout the state. The Senate has just as regularly o

CONWAYDAILYSUN.COM - 2017-09-20 00:04:00

MWV Housing Coalition to address affordable housing in two workshops

CONWAY - Along with local wage scales, affordable housing is one of the most pressing topics in Mount Washington Valley. In an effort to help communities address the lack of local affordable housing, the Mount Washington Valley Housing Coalition and the White Mountain Board of Realtors have schedule

CONWAYDAILYSUN.COM - 2017-09-19 23:33:00

Hundreds turn out for "take a walk" addiction ralley

CONWAY - Several hundred people turned out to the "Take a Walk in our Shoes" addiction rally on Sunday, and they were asked to send the message to President Donald Trump that New Hampshire needs help with the opioid crisis. The Mount Washington Valley Supports Recovery coalition created "Take a Walk

CONWAYDAILYSUN.COM - 2017-09-19 22:30:00

Hearing on redrafted Tax Increment Financing District today

FRYEBURG - Tonight the economic development committee will be presenting its newly revised Tax Increment Financing proposals at a public hearing. The public hearing begins at 6 p.m. at the American Legion building. Residents will vote on the proposed TIF on Oct. 12. The proposed TIF runs along Port

CONWAYDAILYSUN.COM - 2017-09-20 22:40:00

White Birch Books to present author Casey Sherman Sept. 22

CONWAY - White Birch Books will be presenting an early evening presentation and book signing with Fryeburg Academy graduate author Casey Sherman, who will be discussing his newest book "The Ice Bucket Challenge: Pete Frates and the Fight against ALS" on Friday, Sept. 22 at 5 p.m. While everyone know

CONWAYDAILYSUN.COM - 2017-09-20 20:21:00

Jonathan Holmes: Urge people to protect J-1 visa program

To the editor: In 2011, I had the most amazing experience of my life, living and working at Story Land in Glen. It was the first time I had ever been to the USA, and it began a love affair with the USA that has since seen me return two more times in recent years. I still look back fondly over my tim

CONWAYDAILYSUN.COM - 2017-09-20 00:04:00

Fryeburg Academy Hall of Excelence

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CONWAYDAILYSUN.COM - 2017-09-20 18:21:00