Current Affairs

The Mount Washington Cog Railway of New Hampshire will be celebrating a momentous occasion on July 3rdthis year. 150 years ago, mountain-climbing steam engines successfully traveled to the summit of Mount Washington with paying customers, changing history forever to become the first mountain- climbing railway in the world. Read more →


The Mount Washington Cog Railway, the first mountain–climbing cog railway in the world, is celebrating 150 years of operation this year in 2019. The Cog, (as it is affectionately nicknamed) is located in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, 6 miles from the grand Mount Washington Hotel. Read more →


On Tuesday April 2nd at 6:00 pm, join us as Human Service student Chekeri Byimanikora shares the wonders and beauties of her homeland, Rwanda. Known as Igihugu cy’I misozi Igihumbi, or Land of a Thousand Hills, Rwanda is rich in natural beauty. Come discover this amazing country, its people, its culture, its geography from a woman who will always have this special place close to her heart.  Read more →


The Cog is kicking off its 150th season with a tour of Peppersass, a special 153-year-old train. Peppersass is the train that built the railway tracks, starting in 1866 and finishing the job in 1869. It is the first and only engine of its kind. It consists of a vertical wood boiler that ran at 45 hp at 50lbs pressure, and small tender. (The total cost when built was $3k) The train weighs in at 4 tons, and has been completely restored, painted in the same bright colors as it was in the turn of the 20th century, having been retired in 1929. Read more →


On Tuesday February 19th at 6:00 pm, NHTI presents the next event in its Wings of Knowledge lecture series for the 2018-19 academic year.  In honor of National Engineers Week, Wings presents NH Department of Transportation Commissioner Victoria Sheehan, who will speak on “Emerging Technologies and Transportation Innovation.”  Read more →


Saturday December 1st 10:00am-4:00pm The Hopkinton Library and Slusser Center 61 Houston Drive Contoocook, NH 03229 A huge variety, something for everyone! Janice Lind Photography; Noki Pottery; True Confections; Heartfelt Handmades by Heidi; Oracleology; Pampered Chef; Lipsense; Stephanie's Home Art Decor; Robin's Jewelry; Lularioe; Thirty One; Kelly's Creations; Sunnyside Maple; Susie Ewe Mittens; Cynthia Lovegren Fabric Creations; Linda's Crafts; Sandy Dustin Photography; Kids Crafts and more! PLUS: a spectacular raffle fundraiser for the Friends of the Hopkinton Town Library Sponsor’s: Hopkinton Recreation Department & Paws on Pine Read more →


Sundays are brunch days on the M/S Mount Washington. The big buffet is served every Sunday through October 21. Guests enjoy a two and a half hour scenic cruise around Lake Winnipesaukee complete with a champagne brunch and entertainment for all ages. Cruises start at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. from Weirs Beach and from 11:15 a.m. from Alton Bay. Tickets are $52 for adults, $26 for children 5-12 and children four and under are free and are good on any Sunday Cruise. A sample brunch menu and tickets are available online. The official 2018 daily cruising season for the... Read more →


Saturday, July 28, 2018 6:00 PM 8:30 PM 18:00 20:30 Waterville Valley Town Square1 Village Road Waterville Valley, NH, 03215 United States It is everything you have ever wanted. Enjoy an evening of chocolate temptations in Town Square accompanied by a free outdoor concert as the sun sets! Pack a picnic or just bring a bottle of your favorite red or white libation and enjoy an indulgent evening in the square, on a blanket, or with your toes in the sand! Event Schedule: 6:00 - 9:00pm Live Entertainment with The Chris White Band 6:00 - 7:00pm ‘Name that Candy Bar’... Read more →