Events at The Fells, April through October

Thursday’s Child at The Coach House Restaurant April 4, 5-9pm Thursday’s Child at the Coach House Restaurant supports local community non-profits one plate at time by donating 50 percent of the evening’s net proceeds to the designated organization. Join us for delicious dining on April 4 to benefit The Fells—tables fill fast, so get your […]

Rails-To-Trails Highlights Northern Rail Trail

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Rails-To-Trails Highlights Northern Rail Trail

The Northern Rail Trail is receiving national attention these days, not only for its recreational value to the people of the Northeast but as a model of grassroots organization and trail-building. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC), the nation’s largest rail trail organization, this month featured the 52-mile rail trail through Grafton and Merrimack counties as its Trail […]

Conservation District Taking Orders for Trees, Bulbs, Shrubs

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Spring may be a couple months away, but the Merrimack County Conservation District is already thinking green with its annual Tree and Shrub Seedling Sale. This year’s sale features a variety of trees and shrubs to fit all kinds of landscaping needs along with perennials, spring bulbs, composters, rain barrels, and other conservation needs. New […]

Warner Area Sugar Houses Join Forces for Maple Weekend

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Twelve Warner area sugar houses are banding together to make this year’s Maple Weekend a memorable event. The annual open house weekend will be March 23 & 24, and these sugar houses will be open from 10 AM to 4 PM each day.       Visitors can start off with a pancake breakfast at one of […]

Greg Berger of Spring Ledge Farm on Local Food Resilience

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Colby-Sawyer College will host this season’s Local Arts Forum, featuring presentations in April by Spring Ledge Farm owner Greg Berger and award-winning novelist and Professor of English at Dartmouth College Ernest Hebert. The forum will begin on Thursday, April 4, when Greg will share images of New London’s Spring Ledge Farm and discuss sustainability and […]

Northern Rail Trail Names New Welcome Center in Danbury

Audrey Pellegrino to open new Danbury Country Store

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Northern Rail Trail Names New Welcome Center in Danbury

There is good news for users of the Northern Rail Trail. The Danbury Country Store, formerly the Danbury General Store, is slated to open in mid-April (target date: Friday, April 19). Designated an official Rail Trail Welcome Center by the Board of the Friends of the Northern Rail Trail in Merrimack County (FNRT), the store […]

Friends of the Northern Rail Trail, February 20, 2013

By Peter Southworth, Recording Secretary

February 20 Condensed from draft minutes Present: Alex Bernhard, Steve Darling, Tom Frantz, Myra Mayman, Joyce Morton, Ellsworth Morton, Steve Rayno, Peter Southworth, Nita Tomaszewski, Bob Ward, and guests Hal Posselt, David Murray, Diane Littlefield, Bernard Davis, Jr., Elaine Clow, Norman LaPierre, Lyman Cousens, Craig Saltmarsh, Michael Wright, Nicole Hoyt, and Bruce Crawford The February […]

FNRT Fundraiser Dinner Scheduled for April 25

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Don’t miss the next Friends of the Northern Rail Trail (FNRT) event coming up in April: our annual fundraising dinner scheduled one night only, Thursday, April 25 at The Coach House Restaurant at the New London Inn. The Coach House will offer the restaurant’s regular menu, which is varied and outstanding, in both dining rooms. […]

SPCA Offers Microchip and Rabies Clinic in Bow

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The Concord-Merrimack County SPCA is offering a low-cost rabies and microchip clinic at Blue Seal, 520 Hall Street, in Bow on Saturday, April 13, from 12 to 2 PM. The cost is $20 for a microchip and $10 for a rabies vaccination. Please bring a record of previous rabies vaccinations; this helps determine if your […]

Mount Sunapee Presents March and April Madness

Zany events, big concert round out the ski/ride season.

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Mount Sunapee Resort has received 40 inches of snow since February 9, and there is more snow and more trails open on the mountain than any time so far in the season. This all points to lots of spring skiing and riding. As the spring season approaches, the special events get more frequent and a […]

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