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Waterville Valley Resort Investors Acquire Real Estate Holdings of Waterville Company

July 9, 2019

By Jan Stearns

The Waterville Company, Inc. announced today that it has sold a majority of its real estate holdings to an investment group led by the Sununu family, principal investors in Waterville Valley Resort.   In 1965, two-time Olympic ski racer, Tom … Continue reading

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NE Ski Museum Opens North Conway Branch

March 3, 2018

By Jan Stearns

Have you visited the New England Ski Museum in Franconia, NH?  It’s located at the base of Cannon Mountain near the tram, and it’s worth a special trip.  The NESM just opened a second location in North Conway, the Eastern Slope … Continue reading

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Farewell to a Ski Pioneer

October 27, 2017

By Jan Stearns

The new issue of the New England Ski Journal is available online. There are some mentions of Waterville Valley, of course, and there’s a must-read article about Waterville Valley founder, Tom Corcoran.  Farewell to a Pioneering Spirit is written by … Continue reading

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Another Interesting Story With a Corcoran Connection

July 24, 2017

By Jan Stearns

I always read Brad Cook’s column in the New Hampshire Business Review.  Cook is an attorney with the Manchester law firm Sheehan Phinney (formerly known as Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green).  SPB&G assisted Tom Corcoran in the formation of the … Continue reading

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Tom Corcoran: The Back Story

June 29, 2017

By Jan Stearns

There have been so many fitting tributes to Tom Corcoran in print and online news publications and throughout social media.  So many people have a story (or hundreds!) to share about Tom.  His sphere of influence ran the gamut from … Continue reading

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I Remember Waterville Valley When Everything Was New

February 23, 2017

By Jan Stearns

In Waterville Valley, we’re still reveling in a snow-filled winter and feeling the spirit of the resort’s 50th anniversary. Today I came across an article by Greg Morrill on stowe.com.  Morrill was a student at the University of New Hampshire … Continue reading

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Waterville Valley 50th Anniversary Dinner

February 21, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Have you reserved your spot for Waterville Valley’s 50th Anniversary Dinner? Join friends, old and new, on Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Waterville Valley Conference Center as we celebrate Waterville Valley’s half century anniversary. The evening starts at 5 p.m. … Continue reading

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Daphne Corcoran Update

By Jan Stearns

As I mentioned in an earlier post, Daphne Corcoran, 76, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, in Charleston, South Carolina.  Daphne was the much-loved wife of Waterville Valley Resort founder, Tom Corcoran. I have received many phone calls and … Continue reading

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Waterville Valley 50th Anniversary

April 20, 2016

By Jan Stearns

The Town of Waterville may have been incorporated in 1829, but the modern-day resort community as we know it was born on February 1, 1966 when Tom Corcoran’s Waterville Company purchased the Waterville Inn and 425 acres of land.  The … Continue reading

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Will World Cup Skiing Return to New England?

October 5, 2015

By Jan Stearns

According to an Associated Press story, World Cup ski racing may return to the eastern U.S. in 2016/17.   The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association has submitted a proposal for Killington, VT to host a women’s World Cup giant slalom and … Continue reading

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