Fourteen members of the Concord Community Music School's Purple Finches Youth Chorus recently had a chance to sing on the national stage, as performers in the Organization of American Kodaly Educators (OAKE) National Conference Choirs. Read more →

Waterville Valley Resort is a four-season resort set in the heart of the White Mountain National Forest. “New Hampshire’s Family Resort” features 265 acres of downhill skiing across two peaks, 2,020 feet of vertical, 62 trails, 12 lifts, lessons, and rental equipment plus 74km of maintained cross-country trails nestled in the valley below. Other recreation options include hiking, road and mountain biking, boating, golf, tennis, ice skating, snowshoeing, snow tubing, and more. Shuttles provide easy access to year-round events, shopping, and dining in the quaint pedestrian village as well as a variety of lodging options, including country inns, condominiums, and all-suite hotels. Surrounded by 360 degrees of protected forest land, the town also features a conference and event center, wedding arbor, athletic club, and snowsports academy. In 2017, Waterville Valley Resort launched Phase II of a multi-year capital improvement and expansion project. Learn more at or by calling 1-800-GO-VALLEY. Read more →

A gas station-turned-coffee shop in Lebanon and a Catholic church-turned-condominiums in Concord; stewardship of the oldest timber framed house in New Hampshire; restoration of a shed in Freedom that housed rollers used to flatten snow on roads before plows; rehabilitation of Francestown’s 1847 town hall; and restoration of a significant cast iron fence around a churchyard in Holderness, are some of this year’s Preservation Achievement Award winners Read more →

Waterville Valley, NH – The Waterville Valley Tennis Center has once again been selected a Gold Medal Resortin the annual Tennis Resorts Onlinerankings of tennis resorts across the globe, achieving a ranking of #11. In addition, they were recognized in... Read more →

Let the boating season begin.  With the successful completion of its annual inspection by the New Hampshire Departments of Safety, Marine and Fire Safety Divisions, the venerable M/S Mount Washington kicked off its 2018 cruising season with Governor Chris A. Sununu, and several invited guests from throughout the state, aboard a NH State Tourism hosted Shakedown Cruise. Read more →

rson Aviation declared Ice-Out on Lake Winnipesaukee at 5:40 4/26/18, saying  "Now it's Spring. Hopefully."  New Hampshire’s official "Ice-Out" on Lake Winnipesaukee happens when the M/S Mount Washington can leave her winter dock in Meredith and motor to all four ports on her normal route, in Center Harbor, Alton Bay, Wolfeboro, and Weirs Beach.  Ice-out is determined by air from by Emerson Aviation. Read more →