NH Unemployment Rate Unchanged

by Mower on March 20, 2018

in Front Page News,News


CONCORD, NH (AP) – New Hampshire officials say the state’s unemployment rate for February was 2.6 percent, unchanged from the January rate. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for February 2017 was 2.8 percent.

The state estimates that 728,000 people were employed last month, an increase of 790 from the previous month and an increase of 2,420 from February 2017.

The number of unemployed residents decreased by 180 over the month to 19,180, which was 1,420 fewer people than in February 2017.

Nationally, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for February was 4.1 percent, unchanged from the January rate. It was a decrease of 0.6 percentage points from the February 2017 rate.

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45th Annual Red Parka Challenge Cup Bumps Up The Fun And Fundraising

by Mower March 20, 2018 Front Page News

Kristopher Kebler races down the mountain at the 45th Annual Red Parka Challenge Cup ~ Photo courtesy of George Bordash IV   BARTLETT, NH – The Red Parka Challenge Cup certainly Bumped things up last Friday. This years race included a $15,000 goal, $5,00 more than the previous years. Also new this year racers could […]

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2018 U.S. Freestyle Championship Mogul Events Start Tuesday

by Mower March 19, 2018 Front Page News

Photo Courtesy of   WATERVILLE VALLEY, NH (AP) -New Hampshire’s Waterville Valley Resort will welcome the nation’s best mogul skiers for the 2018 U.S. Freestyle Championships. The resort from March 20-24 will host athletes from around the country, including 18 members of the 2018 U.S. Olympic Team, as they compete for national titles in […]

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Work On Conway Saco River Bridge Continues

by Mower March 19, 2018 Front Page News

  CONWAY,NH – Work on a Conway bridge is set to continue next week. Starting Monday the New Hampshire Department of Transportation will be continue work on the NH Route 16 Bridge over the Saco River in Conway. The work is being done as a part of a rehabilitation project. The bridge will be closed […]

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Great Glen Trails Charity Day Huge Success

by Mower March 15, 2018 Front Page News

Pinkham Notch, NH—Held on Saturday, March 10th, the second-annual Great Glen Trails Winter Charity Day was an event which celebrated active lives, and promoted the spirit of giving. Participants made a donation to the charity of their choice, and then enjoyed a day of Nordic skiing and snowshoeing on our scenic trail system. Our old-fashioned […]

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Cancellations & Delays For Wednesday March 14th

by Mower March 14, 2018 Front Page News

Wednesday March 14th   Delays     Schools   SAU 3, Berlin – 2 Hour Delay SAU 9, Conway – 2 Hour Delay SAU 13, Freedom, Madison, Tamworth – 2 Hour Delay SAU 20, Gorham – 2 Hour Delay SAU 49, Wolfeboro, Ossipee – 2 Hour Delay MSAD 72, Fryeburg, Brownfield – 2 Hour Delay, […]

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Town Meetings and Voting Still On Despite Nor’Easter

by Mower March 13, 2018 Front Page News

CONWAY, NH – Despite today’s big snowstorm the polls are open across the Mount Washington Valley. The only towns not holding voting today are Conway, Hale’s location, and Chatham. Chatham is the only town to postpone its town meeting due to the storm. Their town meeting will take place this coming Saturday, March 17, at […]

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