Plans are in the works to bring back the Mount Eustis ski area in northern New Hampshire, which has been closed since the early 1970s.The town of Littleton will lease the 33-acre property to the nonprofit Mt. Eustis Ski Hill Group for $1 a year. A three-year lease starts Oct. 1.
The Caledonian-Record reports the plan is to reopen the slopes for skiers and local school ski programs after Jan. 1. It would be run by volunteers and funded through donations.
Mount Eustis has two open trails and a natural gladed area in between.
They eat your crops, they scold you from the treetops, they prey on songbirds. Experts consider the crow, which can use tools and recognize human faces, one of the smartest birds. And while many people don’t know it, crows are also hunted in NH.
For a century, the North Country was dominated by the wood, pulp and paper industry. Today, those sectors have almost died out and now many see the region in the midst of an economic makeover, moving away from its paper past. But what that future should look like is a still huge discussion…is it tourism, high-tech, manufacturing, government, or “all of the above”? We'll look at what many are calling a North Country makeover.
Two good Samaritans were involved in a dramatic rescue attempt at The Upper Ammonoosuc Falls in Crawford’s Purchase in the North Country Saturday that almost cost one his life, according to New Hampshire Fish and Game.
The falls – not far from the Cog Railway – are well known for treacherous undercurrents.
According to Fish and Game about 4:30 a 15-year-old boy who was swimming got into trouble and began yelling for help.
Freddy Poisson, 36, of Haverhill, Massachusetts jumped into the water but was himself pulled under.
There’s buried treasure in the rivers and streams of New Hampshire. 22 carat gold to be precise. While it’s very high quality, it’s also very low quantity. Experienced New Hampshire prospectors say that even though there isn’t much to find, it’s not hard to find. But you have to know where to look and how to find it as Sean Hurley reports from the gold-speckled Wild Amonoosuc River in Bath.
The Wild Ammonoosuc River trickles to life in Kinsman Notch and rushes for 15 miles from Woodstock to Bath before breaking into the bigger, slower glass of the Ammonoosuc.
Nobody expected it to be balmy this Memorial Day weekend but parts of the North Country - such as Bethlehem - had about four inches of snow by 8 a.m. Sunday and it was still snowing only to taper off and end by 10 a.m.
PSNH reported about 2,100 customers in communities clustered around Littleton losing power.
NHPR’s Chris Jensen reports.
People leaving the movie at the Colonial Theatre in Bethlehem Saturday night were stunned to see several inches of snow.
"It was May when we went into the movie. I don’t know what happened. Is it six months later?”