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November 2015

Back in the infancy of the New Hampshire Primary, there was a midnight vote in Waterville Valley, New Hampshire, capturing national attention in 1952, and every four years into the 1960s. In that very first New Hampshire Primary about a dozen voters cast their votes at midnight, giving the majority to Dwight Eisenhower. Read more →


While both the north and southbound travel lanes will now be open and parking will be available on both sides of the street, the construction crews have a bit more work to do over the next week and a half to wrap things up. The hardscape crews will be putting the finishing touches on the granite bumpout at Warren Street on Monday and plan to finish work at City Plaza by next Friday. Read more →


Mount Washington Cog Railway, the world’s first mountain-climbing cog railway, will continue to offer round trip train rides to the summit of Mount Washington, the highest peak in the Northeast, every weekend throughout the month of November as weather permits. Trains will be departing at 10:30 and 1:30 every Saturday and Sunday Read more →


Following these events, linger in Town Square, welcome in the winter season and greet Santa and his dog sled team at 3:30 p.m. Cookies and hot chocolate will be sold to benefit the United Way of New Hampshire. Santa will stick around and meet with children in the Adventure Center before the tree lighting and fireworks show at 7 p.m. Read more →


McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will take you on a trip to Mars, our night sky, and beyond with expert R.P. Hale on Super Stellar Friday. Guests will see a special presentation in the planetarium theater before Hale presents on the latest scientific findings on Mars and our future plans for the red planet. Doors open at 6:30 PM, and admission is $10/adults, $9/seniors and students, and $7/children ages 3-12. The event is free for all Discovery Center members. In addition, weather permitting the NH Astronomical Society will set up outside the Discovery Center with a variety of telescopes free for public use. Read more →