MWC Daily: A Note of Thanks and Remembering the ‘Challenger’
A note of thanks to those that keep us safe during the storm and a day to remember the 'Challenger.'
Dear Road Crews (state and private) and those who help others during snowstorms like the Blizzard of 2015: thanks for all you do to keep us safe. We know you work endless hours to make sure the highways, secondary roads and the like are as clear as possible. Also, a big thank you to those folks who help their neighbors by shoveling driveways, stairs, etc, and making sure everyone is okay.
Remembering the 'Challenger'
Today marks the 29th anniversary of the tragic Space Shuttle Challenger explosion. Check out our Facebook post and tell us where you were when you heard the news. Also, if you're looking for a great place to take the kids to learn about all things space, try the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center in Concord.
Partly to mostly cloudy and breezy, snow showers ending in the morning, high 23...18 in the North Country. 5-day forecast
Join Mark Ericson and me this weekend. We will be hosting the annual Special Olympics of New Hampshire's Penguin Plunge weekend at Hampton Beach! Hope to see you there Saturday and/or Sunday. Yes, you will be home in plenty of time to watch the Patriots wallop the Seahawks!
Taste of Country Music Festival
Did you hear the big announcement this morning? The entire line-up has been made public for the Taste of Country Music Festival. Check it out.
Top News Stories
Getting started after blizzard
The airplanes are beginning to fly, mass transit is beginning to move and travel bans are lifted across the Northeast a day after a blizzard slammed the area with heavy snow and hurricane force winds. Some New Hampshire schools were closed for a second day. Manchester's airport is open but with many flights still canceled.
Officials conduct annual count of homeless across the state
State health officials today will be doing their annual count of the number of homeless people across New Hampshire. The state is working with three local groups that deliver services to the homeless. Last year's count found more than 2,200 homeless, with 1,200 of them staying in shelters.
NH Man injured in snowmobile crash
A Whitefield man has been seriously injured in a snowmobile crash. State fish and game authorities say Peter Packard was trying to leave a yard in Dalton on his sled yesterday when it suddenly stopped in a pocket of new snow, throwing him.
Wake Up Winning
We'll have another SEIZE THE DEAL gift certificate up for grabs on Thursday morning. Have fun shoveling and remember bend with the knees!