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Peter Gosline of Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital and Warren West of Littleton Regional Healthcare joined two other hospital CEOs on Tuesday at the Mountain View Grand Resort in signing an agreement, which, subject to approval by the New Hampshire Attorney General, will form North Country Healthcare, a regional, nonprofit health-care organization.

North Country hospitals link up


The CEOs of four small, rural hospitals announced an agreement Tuesday to form a nonprofit...

New Hampshire 2015 July 4th fireworks and celebrations


The most comprehensive list of planned fireworks displays, parades and Independence Day...

One of the most iconic images in the North Country -- the Stark Covered Bridge and the Stark Union Church – are shown here on Saturday evening on the occasion of the bridge's re-opening following a $1.4 million rehabilitation.

North Country marks re-opening of Stark's iconic covered bridge


No one — not even the engineering company that did the latest renovation — knows...

Will Coley, of Muslims for Liberty, a group from eastern Tennessee, proudly displays the Indian food that he and his wife cooked and were serving up Wednesday at the 12th annual PorcFest at Roger's Campground and Motel in Lancaster. PorcFest continues through Sunday.

PorcFest 2015, a celebration of liberty in Lancaster, enters the homestretch


What was described as a “very chill PorcFest” entered the homestretch Wednesday as...

Storms strike North Country


Storms roared through much of the upper North Country on Tuesday evening, bringing tornado warnings...

Shown here during renovations in September 2014, the Stark Covered Bridge, which spans the Upper Ammonoosuc River and connects New Hampshire Route 110 and Northside Road, will officially reopen June 27.

Stark covered bridge to formally reopen on Saturday


After more than a year-long, $1.4 million renovation, the covered bridge over the Upper Ammonoosuc...

Roger's Campground and Motel on Route 2 in Lancaster will be an increasingly busy place today as the facility gets ready to host the 12th annual PorcFest. Expected to draw 1,500 visitors, PorcFest starts Sunday and is billed as a weeklong celebration of liberty.

'PorcFest' liberty celebration starts Sunday, expected to draw more than 1,500 guests


The tents begin going up today at Roger's Campground and Motel, which for another year will soon...

Sports / Outdoors

Local ump makes big call in big game


It was a game-changing call, and it came in one of the biggest games Rick Force has ever umpired. Force was working second base during a game between Emory University and Wisconsin-La Crosse in this year's Division III World Series when he made a controversial call with the game tied in the bottom of the 11th inning.

Helliwell prevails in Groveton ACT race


Two-time American-Canadian Tour (ACT) champion Wayne Helliwell Jr. of Dover was in the right place at the right time on Saturday night, taking his second win of the season in the rain-shortened Generation Next 151 at Speedway 51 in Groveton.

North Country boxing show set for May 30


The first North Country Brawl Boxing show will take place Saturday, May 30, at the Notre Dame Arena in Berlin. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the first of 10 scheduled amateur bouts is scheduled to start at 7:15 p.m.

Explore the Great North Woods

Covered Bridges

Columbia Bridge #33

The Columbia Bridge was built in 1912 to replace an earlier bridge which had been destroyed by fire the previous year. The...

Groveton Bridge #32

The bridge was built by Captain Charles Richardson and his son. When U.S. Route 3 was reconstructed in 1939, the Groveton...

Happy Corner Bridge #35

Happy Corner was a bustling neighborhood in the late 1800s. At the Perry Stream crossing, there was a sawmill, a starch mill, a...

Mechanic Street Bridge #31

This bridge is also known as the Israels River Bridge. At a meeting on July 19, 1862, shortly after the construction of the...

Mt. Orne Bridge #30

The first bridge at this site was constructed in the 1860's or 70's to connect the towns of Lancaster, NH and Lunenburg, VT. The...

Pittsburg-Clarksville Bridge #34

Of the remaining covered bridges in New Hampshire, the Pittsburg-Clarksville Bridge is located the furthest north over the...

River Road Bridge #36

Little is known about this bridge and nothing has been recorded in the town records. It has now been bypassed. The bridge is...

Stark Bridge #37

The bridge was originally a simple Paddleford truss with a center pier. During the 1890's, high water removed the center pier...


Moose Alley

It's known as Moose Alley because it's the best place in New Hampshire to see some of the 10,000 or so moose that find their home...

Northern Forest Heritage Park

Located in the heart of the White Mountain National Forest, the Northern Forest Heritage Park features a full-scale re-creation...

Twin Mountain Fish & Wildlife Hatchery

The Twin Mountain Hatchery dates back to President Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal of the 1930s.

Christie's Maple Farm & Museum

Maple farm and museum in the shadows of the White Mountains.

State Parks and Beaches

Nansen Wayside State Park

Located near the banks of the Androscoggin River, Nansen Wayside Park is a popular place for picnicking, fishing, and boating.

Umbagog Lake State Park

Umbagog Lake State Park is one of the newly acquired parks in the state system. The Division began managing the park in 1998. The...

Coleman State Park

Coleman State Park lies on the shore of Little Diamond Pond in Stewartstown, twelve miles east of Colebrook in New Hampshire's...

Beaver Brook Falls Wayside

Beaver Brook Falls Wayside is 7.3 acres in size and is a popular place for hiking. The Park has a scenic picnic area with picnic...

Androscoggin Wayside Park

On a bluff overlooking scenic Androscoggin River. The park lies within the Thirteen Mile Woods.

Mollidgewock State Park & Campground

Mollidgewock State Park lies along the shore of the Androscoggin River within Thirteen Mile Woods Scenic Area, approximately 28...

View from Milan Hill State Park Milan Hill State Park

Milan Hill State Park Campground is located near popular areas for fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and wildlife viewing. From this...

Lake Francis State Park

Lake Francis is a 2,000 acre lake in the Connecticut Lakes region of the Great North Woods. Hunters and anglers enjoy this park...

John Wingate Weeks Historic Site

The Mt. Prospect estate was built at the direction of John Wingate Weeks, leading conservationist, U.S. congressman, U.S.

Jericho Lake State Park

Just a few miles northwest of downtown Berlin you will find one of the newest additions to the state park system. Jericho...

Dixville Notch State Park

Dixville Notch State Park spans 127 acres. Within the park is a scenic gorge and waterfalls on two mountain brooks. Hiking trails...

Historic Markers

Denman Thompson (1833-1911) - Swanzey, New Hampshire Dixville Notch

Marker Number: 171

Boom Piers - Berlin, NH Boom Piers

Marker Number: 159


Great North Woods

Stunning waterfalls invite a picnic on a warm afternoon.



Great North Woods

There's a good chance you'll find signs of moose, deer, bear, beaver or other wildlife hiking the Great North Woods.

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