Weekly review: November 20-26, 2021 | Weekly review


• The Eastern Slope Ski Club junior ski program was scheduled to return to most schools in the Mount Washington Valley this year after most schools canceled their ski programs last year due to COVID-19.

• The annual ESSC ski sale raised over $ 15,000 to support the junior ski program.

• Carroll County Commissioner Matthew Plache applauded Gov. Chris Sununu’s decision to have New Hampshire join other states in a lawsuit against federal regulations requiring that nursing home workers are fully immunized against COVID-19.

• The stabbing murder of Louise Chaput of Sherbrooke, Que., While hiking the Glen Boulder Trail remains unsolved after 20 years.

• The Special House Committee on Redistribution voted along party lines to approve the Republicans’ proposal to change the boundaries of the state’s two congressional districts.

• A study conducted by a professor at the University of New Hampshire found that short-term rentals have an economic impact on the Town of Conway of $ 45-50 million, but “a very modest impact” on the prices of properties. rents here.

• Christopher and Kelley Andrews of Melrose, Mass., Who own several short-term rental properties in the Kearsarge Lighting Precinct, appealed their lawsuit against the neighborhood to the state Supreme Court.

• Students from Conway Elementary School participated in the school’s 20th Annual Food Drive to benefit the Congregational Church in the Village of Conway (Brown Church), delivering 1,136 pounds of food on November 19th.

• Assistance Canine Training Services, which trains assistance and assistance dogs, introduced their newest puppy in training, a black Labrador named Honor, and his family, the Perkinses of Denmark, Maine.

• Students at Kennett Middle School raised over $ 1,000 to support the Jen’s Friends Cancer Foundation, which provides additional financial assistance and other resources to cancer patients and their families.

• The 65th North Conway Rotary Radio Auction raised over $ 20,000 to support Rotary programs.

• Kennett High School and Fryeburg Academy announced the winners of the Fall Sports Awards.

• The Maine Association of Principals released their guidelines for high school sports this winter on Nov. 19, including recommendations for the mask and urging all staff and students to get vaccinated.

• The Mountain Valley Mall was sold by KGI Properties of Providence, RI, for approximately $ 26.5 million to RGMZ Mountain Valley TRS, a Delaware LLC company with a New York address.

• The School Resources Officer will return to full-time duties at Kennett High School when classes resume after winter break in January. The Conway School District had changed the template to start the 2021-22 school year so that multiple officers visit all five schools each day.

• Captain Ray Gilmore (10th Mountain Division, US Army-Ret.) Has been hired as the new principal of Black Mountain Ski School in Jackson.

• Three long-time educators – Marj Allen, math teacher at Kennet High School; Kim Mathison, grade six teacher at Conway Elementary School; and Reed VanRossum, professor of language arts at Kennett Middle School, were granted early retirement by the Conway School Board.

• NH’s executive board approved the hiring of SE Group of Burlington, Vermont, to undertake a two-phase project to study and design an expansion of six state park campgrounds, including the state park from Jericho Mountain in Berlin, Mollidgewock State Park to Errol and Crawford Notch State Park.

• The Bernerhof Inn Bed and Breakfast announced that it will once again offer a free Thanksgiving meal on Thursday at the Inn located on Route 302 in Glen.

• The University of Vermont women’s soccer coaching staff was named America East Coach of the Year, including First Assistant Michael Skelton, a Kennett High alumnus.

• SAU 9 Superintendent Kevin Richard said the first three days in the Conway School District where school is canceled due to weather will be treated as snow days; for any extra day this winter, schools would switch to distance learning.

• Conway elected officials have called on the state to ensure the Interval Scenic Vista visitor center is open seven days a week after receiving complaints that people have stopped by to find the center and his toilets are closed.

• Governor Chris Sununu on Tuesday announced an executive order to help hospitals increase capacity as inpatient beds in state hospitals fill up and the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise. Sununu said he was not considering a mask warrant.

• A young moose was seen wandering through an area of ​​North Conway Village on Monday.

• The Ossipee Center purchased 94 new street lights with partial funding from a US Department of Agriculture Rural Development grant to replace street lights with energy-saving options.

• The sixth annual Tree Festival, a fundraising event to benefit the Carroll County Retired Senior Volunteer Program medical transportation and dining programs, opened at Settlers Green in North Conway.


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