Current Affairs

Waterville Valley’s pedestrian-friendly village is perfect for Trick-or-Treating and Halloween fun. On Friday, October 25, the Waterville Valley Recreation Department will host a Pumpkin Carving & Pizza Party. This is a great family night out from 5:30-7:30 p.m. where you can carve and decorate your own pumpkin while enjoying pizza and other fall treats. The cost is only $10 per family. Bring your own pumpkin to carve, all supplies are included. On Saturday, Oct. 26, Waterville Valley will host its annual Halloween Spooktacular! Festivities kick off at 3:30 p.m. All ages are welcome to participate. Ages nine and under require... Read more →


Want to know where to find the best foliage this fall? Come to a valley in the midst of the White Mountain National Forest to enjoy fall colors that have it all, except lines, traffic and crowds. Waterville Valley has a weekend dedicated to the spectacular foliage of the White Mountains, from Saturday, October 12th to Monday, October 14th. This is a weekend celebration of family fun with all kinds of events for everyone including free outdoor concerts, tent sales, a ski swap, 5K road race, 1.6K fun run, 10-mile trail race, and other activities including kid’s games, pumpkin painting,... Read more →


The City of Concord has acquired and conserved 26 acres of land connecting Winant Park with Walker State Forest.  To ensure the permanent conservation of the property and access for public enjoyment the City granted Five Rivers Conservation Trust a conservation easement on the property. Read more →


Moulton Farm’s Annual Corn Maze Features M/S Mount Washington

The lake was still frozen and the M/S Washington was wintering in Center Harbor when the team at Moulton Farm started planning their annual corn maze. John Moulton, owner of Moulton farm in Meredith, recalls few ideas for this year’s theme were discussed, but then the idea of celebrating the Mount Washington came up.  Read more →


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 →