Northern Rail Trail Earns “Top 100” Status

Trail running through Andover among the best in the US

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Northern Rail Trail Earns “Top 100” Status

The Rails to Trails Conservancy in Washington, DC has added the 52-mile Northern Rail Trail in Grafton and Merrimack Counties to its list of “100 Top Trails in the US.” This rail trail is one of the longest in New England and is the longest in New Hampshire. The Trail crosses the New Hampshire from […]

Mount Sunapee Resort Opened On November 30

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Mount Sunapee Resort opened for the 2012-2013 winter season on Friday, November 30 with top-to-bottom skiing and riding on the main mountain. Upper and Lower Blast-Off trails will open, providing more than 6,000 feet of continuous terrain for advanced skiers and riders. The Sunapee Express high-speed quad chairlift will be operating. On Saturday, December 1, […]

Blackwater Ski Area To Host Annual Celebration

By Chuck Will, Proctor Academy

The evening of Saturday, February 9, is the annual Blackwater Ski Area celebration, and you are invited! Bring your kids, friends, skis, snowboards, and appetite to Blackwater Ski Area at 5 PM for an evening of super snow sports, good food, and fun. Lighting, snow-making, and grooming have all been improved this year, making this […]

Pine Hill Ski Club’s Calendar Of Events For Winter Season

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Pine Hill Ski Club has announced its calendar of events for the winter season. Saturday, January 7: Guided tour of our two newly-opened trails. 1 to 2:30 PM. Sunday, January 13 : Chili Chow Down at Robb’s Warming Hut. Feel the heat!. Suggested donation, $7. 11 AM to 2 PM. Saturday, January 19: Kid’s Ski […]

ASLPT Elects New Board Members

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ASLPT Elects New Board Members

The Ausbon Sargent Land Preservation Trust’s twenty-fifth annual meeting was held on Sunday, October 21 and was marked by the election of four new members to the Board of Trustees; Charlie Foss, Steve Allenby, and Doug Lyon of New London and Susan Nooney from Wilmot. New officers were also elected and are; John Garvey, Professor […]

Rail Trail Extension Completed, Now 52 Miles Long

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Rail Trail Extension Completed, Now 52 Miles Long

Rail trail extension work from Webster Place (Holy Cross Road) to Gerrish Station in Boscawen began bright and early this week on Monday, November 12. Project leader Chris Norris kept a close eye on the process with RTP grant writer Nita Tomaszewski assisting. Ticket taking volunteers took shifts collecting the receipts for material from R.D. […]

62% of Hunters Successful in 2012 NH Moose Hunt

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Around the state this year, preliminary numbers show moose hunters having a 73% success rate in the Connecticut Lakes Region; 82% in the North Region; 64% in the White Mountain Region; 51% in the Central Region; 45% in the Southwest Region; and 35% in the Southeast Region. New Hampshire’s 2012 moose season wrapped up on […]

Ragged Mountain Resort Deeds 100 Acres To State For Conservation

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Ragged Mountain Resort in Danbury recently completed a land conveyance to the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department (NHF&G). The conveyance, which has been in the planning stages since 2008, permanently transfers 100 acres of wetlands and wildlife habitat to the NHF&G. The conveyance is the first step in a plan put together by Ragged […]

Tree City 2012

Tree City 2012

Members of Andover’s Tree City effort, Mary Anne Broshek and Susan Chase, joined with Cemetery trustees Robin Boynton and Pat Cutter, as well as Mary Reynolds, Urban Forester, NH Department of Resources and Economic Development, on October 17 to admire a new Red Oak planted at the Lakeside Cemetery in East Andover. It joins several […]

FNRT Minutes: October 17, 2012

Condensed from draft minutes

Present: Alex Bernhard, Tom Frantz, Myra Mayman, Steve Rayno, Peter Southworth, Bob Ward, and guests Joyce and Ellsworth Morton. Note: The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 5. There will be no November meeting. Old Business RTP 2012: Alex spoke about our November project of building three miles into Boscawen. Nita has formal […]