Three cheers for often-overlooked historic preservation heroes: all you caretakers of old houses out there. When the snow melts, many will start a new list of annual maintenance and repair. That stewardship gives our communities character, and the work supports New Hampshire’s economy. And there are opportunities to do even more.
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Waterville Valley Resort, the “Birthplace of Freestyle Skiing,” will host athletes from around the country, including 18 members of the 2018 U.S. Olympic Team, as they compete for national titles in ladies’ and men’s mogul and dual mogul events. Competition returns to the East Coast for the first time since 2012, following aerial events at the Utah Olympic Park.
A judge has ruled that the latest New Hampshire Powerball winner can remain anonymous. The verdict issued today by Judge Charles Temple of the Hillsborough County Superior Court, Southern District, says the winner’s town can be identified but no other personal information.
The resort plans to integrate online booking for the Silver Fox Inn at waterville.com soon. At present, guests can continue to make reservations by calling 1-800-GO-VALLEY and in celebration of the new addition to the family, Waterville Valley Resort is also offering an exclusive deal, only available by phone reservation using the promo code "THE FOX". Valid Sunday-Thursday nights through the end of this ski season, stay at the Silver Fox Inn for $109/room/night, plus tax, which includes the complimentary wine and cheese welcome reception and a warm breakfast. Add lift tickets to make it a Ski & Stay for only $20/person/day and add the Freedom Pass for free access to the ice arena, athletic club, and more for $20/room/day. Guests must book by March 19th and some restrictions may apply.
At the New Hampshire Old House & Barn Expo there is something for everyone. Have fun and learn from the experts at this unique expo that helps old house and barn owners and enthusiasts with appropriate and affordable solutions. Create your own show “itinerary” and explore preservation strategies, architecture, craft and history through hourly lectures, visits with high quality exhibitors, demonstrations, a scavenger hunt for kids and adults, and “Old House and Barn Doctor” sessions. And, you don’t need to own an old home or barn – the show is about style, ideas and decoration, too.
The Northern Forest Center, in partnership with the Moosehead Lake Brand Leadership Team (BLT), is offering matching grants of up $2,000 to support downtown façade improvements by Greenville businesses and business property owners.
Abhijit “Nannu” Nobis, of Nobis Engineering, Inc., was selected by a jury of his peers from New Hampshire’s engineering societies as the “2018 New Hampshire Engineer of the Year.” The American Council of Engineering Companies of New Hampshire (ACEC-NH) nominated Nobis based on his record of professional accomplishments, service to the profession, and contributions to the community. He’ll be receiving this award at the 67th Annual Engineer’s Week Banquet on February 22 at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord, NH.
Dubbed the White Mountain Dual Challenge, the race was the 1st stop of the World Pro Ski Tour featuring 32 ski racers from around the U.S., Canada, Finland, Sweden, and France. Next stop for the tour is Aspen, Colorado, March 9 and 10, followed by the final race of the series at Sunday River, Maine, March 30 + 31.
The nation’s best freestyle skiers will compete for national titles this spring at the 2018 U.S. Freestyle Championships. Aerials competitions will take place at the Utah Olympic Park followed by mogul competitions at New Hampshire’s Waterville Valley Resort.