Warner Area Sugar Houses Join Forces for Maple Weekend

Press release

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

Press release

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

Press release
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

Press release

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.

Press release

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 […]

Dozens of Kids Enjoy AF&G Ice Fishing Derby

20” pickerel takes top prize

By Amanda Gross, AF&G volunteer
Dozens of Kids Enjoy AF&G Ice Fishing Derby

The Andover Fish and Game Club (AF&G) held the Willis Nowell Memorial Kids Ice Fishing Derby this year on February 23. It was a nice day on Eagle Pond in Wilmot, and 33 kids and their families were ready to have some fun. Besides fishing, the kids were treated to free hot dogs and drinks, […]

ASLPT Hosts First “Woods Forum” for Local Landowners

A chance to share ideas, concerns with other landowners

Press release

Are you a landowner of significant acreage, say 25 acres or more? Have you ever wished you could get together with other landowners in your area to discuss topics of common interest, like how to handle passing your land on to the next generation; how to share your love of the land with your grandchildren; […]

Governor Hassan Taps a Maple on Maple Street

Video: Boiling at Tucker Mountain Maple

The New Hampshire Maple Producers Association chose former New Hampshire governor Nahum Bachelder’s house on Maple Street as the location of this year’s ceremonial tapping, with Governor Maggie Hassan as celebrity tapper. After the tapping, the party adjourned to the Tucker Mountain Maple sap house on Tucker Mountain Road, where boiling was already in progress. […]

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