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9% Ski Lift Tax

by Tony on December 6, 2019

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The NH Legislature will be taking up debate of a bill that would impose a 9% tax on ski lift tickets next month. The proposed tax would go towards creating a scholarship program for New Hampshire students to attend in-state colleges and universities. Supporters of the bill say students are leaving the state to go to college because of in-state tuition costs. Opponents say it’s likely to kill ski tourism in the state. If the bill passes New Hampshire would have the highest ski tax in the northeast. Valley resident and skiing enthusiast, Kevin Hamlin says he’s not a fan of the idea. “I don’t like it. I don’t know how that will affect people coming up. I mean, ski passes are already getting expensive as it is and to tax people to come up just to ski and enjoy the mountains and do something they love is- that’s getting a little out of control, I think.” New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu says he would veto any such bill as soon as it landed on his desk. He says it’s “another example of extremism of this legislature.”

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Swift River Bridge Gets Festive Makeover from CED Conway

by Tony December 5, 2019 Front Page News

The town of Conway may have skipped an official tree lighting this year, but that doesn’t mean there’s any less Christmas spirit. If you happened to drive by the Swift River Bridge and enjoyed the Christmas lights that illuminate it, thank CED Conway. The business got permission from the town to decorate the bridge, which […]

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by Tony December 4, 2019 Front Page News

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Winter Enthusiasts Jealously Look South

by Tony December 3, 2019 Front Page News

Maine closed all State Offices today and Moultonborough says their Town Clerks office will be closed from noon until 2:30pm tomorrow. The announcements come as the southern parts of New England were being hammered by a winter storm that many found lacking by the time it reached the Mt. Washington Valley. The National Weather Service […]

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by Tony November 27, 2019 Front Page News

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The 18th Annual Mt. Washington Radio Food Drive was a HUGE Success!

by Gino November 21, 2019 Front Page News

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Nathan Cox Apprehended

by Tony November 13, 2019 Front Page News

Conway Police say they’ve apprehended 20-year-old Nathan Cox of Conway. Police made the announcement yesterday afternoon saying he was arrested without incident at the North Conway Irving Gas Station. They say he’s facing charges for two counts of Theft of a Motor and one count of Theft of a Firearm. Police had put out an […]

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