Author Archives: Jan Stearns

About Jan Stearns

I've been living in and loving New Hampshire's White Mountains for most of my life. I moved to Waterville Valley in 1981 and quickly realized why it was dubbed a Yankee Shangri-la. Once you’ve experienced Waterville Valley, you’ll want to call it yours. The great team of Realtors at Waterville Valley Realty can help you find a Waterville Valley home that fits your lifestyle and budget. 1-888-987-8333.

Osceola Library has Extended Summer Hours

June 24, 2017

By Jan Stearns

The Osceola Library’s summer hours commence on Saturday, July 1. The library will be open seven days a week from 3-5 p.m. right through Sunday, September 3.   In previous years, the library has hosted Mah Jongg and chess.  I’m not sure … Continue reading

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According to Tim Smith…

June 23, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley Resort President and General Manager, Tim Smith, stopped by the Waterville Valley Resort Association board meeting on Wednesday.  He gave an update on Phase II plans and financing and made himself available for questions and comments. Tim reiterated … Continue reading

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Athletic Club Pool Opening Delayed

By Jan Stearns

Mother Nature has not been very cooperative!  Rain, rain go away, so we can swim outdoors someday… Here’s a photo of the new outdoor pool at the White Mountain Athletic Club … just waiting to pour concrete.  They are shooting … Continue reading

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Waterville Valley Parade of Homes

June 22, 2017

By Jan Stearns

The Waterville Valley Realty team is opening the doors to nine mountain homes from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, July 2.  Come on by for a tour! Call 603-236-8333 or email [email protected] for directions or more information. 

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Resort Insider: June 23-July 4

By Jan Stearns

I can hardly believe that Independence Day is right around the corner!  Take a look at the latest issue of the Resort Insider to get the scoop on everything that’s happening in Waterville Valley from June 23 right through July … Continue reading

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New Wig Wag Editors

June 21, 2017

By Jan Stearns

David and Birdie Britton have ably written, edited and published Waterville Valley’s very own newspaper, the Wig Wag, for the past 15 years.  A while back, the Brittons decided it was time for them to step down from the rigors … Continue reading

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World Premiere of ‘Monkey Business’

June 20, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Watervillians have a special place in our hearts for Curious George, the impish little monkey featured in the hugely popular children’s books written by Waterville Valley summer residents, H. A. and Margret Rey.  Many folks with a Waterville Valley connection … Continue reading

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Waterville Responds to Phase II Questions

June 19, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley fans are abuzz!  On June 14, Waterville Valley Resort made a BIG announcement … it has secured financing to begin work on Phase II of its $7.5 million capital improvements plan that began with the Green Peak Expansion in … Continue reading

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WVAIA Fourth of July Party

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley’s outdoor club, the Waterville Valley Athletic & Improvement Association (aka WVAIA) will host its annual Fourth of July Party on Tuesday, July 4 from 5-7:30 p.m. – rain or shine!  Stay and enjoy the fireworks from the comfort of … Continue reading

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Moose Run Home Site Just Listed

June 18, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Frank Freeman just listed an exquisite parcel of land for sale in Waterville Valley.  Lot 22 is perched near the top of Moose Run, Waterville’s premier single-family home neighborhood.  This 0.89 acre home site bounds the White Mountain National Forest … Continue reading

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