Extensive damage to base trestle bridge due to flooding waters of the Ammonoosuc River and debris has rendered the railway inoperable. The trestle will be repaired and the tracks inspected before operations resume. The railway expects to re-open for its regular season in the spring of 2018.
Jillian Conway, a senior at Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) and a resident of Marshfield, Mass., has been awarded the 2017 Yankee Chapter PRSA Scholarship. This year for the third time, the annual scholarship is sponsored by EDvestinU®, the NH Higher Education Loan Program’s Nonprofit Student Loan Lending and Refinancing Program.
Concord Community Music School has received an Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation grant for $10,000 as part of the bank’s Targeted Grant program, which is focused on supporting immigrants in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island. The grant is in support of Concord Community Music School’s dedication to including New Americans as faculty, performers, students, and community partner organizations.
Waterville Valley Resort received approval from the USDA Forest Service last week to begin construction of the new High Country T-Bar Lift, proposed in May. While the ski season is just around the corner, the achievement of this significant milestone has spurred construction to begin immediately.
A New Hampshire jury has awarded three businessmen what is apparently the largest monetary verdict in state history and what might be one of the largest in the country this year. After three days of trial a Merrimack County jury awarded a $275 million verdict to three Manchester area men who were relentlessly defamed for almost 3 years by Mortgage Specialist Inc.and its owner Mike Gill
Tabitha Bowling of East Burke, Vermont, has joined the Board of Directors the Northern Forest Center. Bowling was a founding partner and former COO of Bungalow, LLC, a casual lifestyle brand. Under her management sales grew from $800K to $8M over 6 years. She continues to manage the company’s overseas sourcing, production and quality assurance activities, as well as advise the executive team.
Concord, NH--Tim Volk, of Vermont, has joined the Board of Directors the Northern Forest Center in Concord. Volk is a business leader with more than 30 years of broad-based consumer marketing experience in areas including energy, hospitality and telecommunications.
The New Hampshire Council of Churches, an organization of nine Christian denominations building unity, cooperation and advocacy among congregations, named the Rev. Jason Wells as its next Executive Director effective October 2, 2017.
Ross S. Whaley of Tupper Lake, N.Y., has joined the Board of Directors the Northern Forest Center. Whaley has served as Senior Advisor to the Adirondack Landowners Association since 2007. Ross led SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry for 16 years as its President and subsequently as University Professor with interest in political economy of sustainable development. His career included six years as Director of Economics Research for the US Forest Service.
Sunday, September 10, 2 to 4 pm Join us for a one-hour preview of the long-anticipated Ken Burns series, The Vietnam War. The film explores the human dimensions of the War through an epic narrative shaped by the testimonies of...