Dixville Notch http://nhpr.org en Dixville Notch Voters (All 10) Prepare For Midnight Balloting http://nhpr.org/post/dixville-notch-voters-all-10-prepare-midnight-balloting <p>The Balsams resort is temporarily closed but next Tuesday residents of Dixville Notch still plan on being the first voters in the nation.</p><p>NHPR’s Chris Jensen reports.</p><p>Just at midnight, while sensible people are sleeping, folks from Dixville Notch will be voting.</p><p>But for the first time since 1960 they won’t be at the Balsams resort.</p><p>It’s closed for a renovation.</p><p>Instead they will gather at a nearby ski lodge, says Scott Tranchemontagne, a spokesman for the resort.</p> Wed, 31 Oct 2012 16:36:26 +0000 Chris Jensen 15902 at http://nhpr.org The Balsams Auction: The End of An Era http://nhpr.org/post/balsams-auction-end-era <p>The walls and the hallways are largely empty today in one of New Hampshire&rsquo;s oldest and grandest hotels.&nbsp; As part of the plan to rebuild and renovate the Balsams Grand Resort in Dixville Notch, the hotel&rsquo;s new owners auctioned off many items this past Saturday.&nbsp; The goal was to sell everything but photos and items of historical significance.&nbsp;</p><p> Sun, 13 May 2012 15:27:59 +0000 Chris Jensen 4697 at http://nhpr.org The Balsams Auction: The End of An Era