February 19, 2021
“Over recent weeks news has been coming from Dixville Notch regarding changes in the plan – now over a decade in the making – to restore life to one of the past gems of the North Country, the Balsams Hotel…Almost lost in the sudden news has been a name: Annmarie Turcotte. She was mentioned in the press releases as a new investor in the project. The Chronicle was curious as to her role in the project and asked for – and received – a chance to meet with her and Otten in Dixville Notch last week. The two spoke candidly about the trials and tribulations–as well as hoped-for successes they foresee.” Read the full article and interview from the Colebrook Chronicle below.
January 22, 2021
Dixville Notch, NH – For the first time in a decade, one of the most beautiful and iconic wedding locations, The Balsams Resort, will make its property available for nuptials and private parties starting the weekend of July 30, 2021. Located in the northern White Mountains with 7,000 sprawling acres of accessible wilderness, the stunning property with spectacular views offers the perfect northern New England setting to host an outdoor marriage ceremony. Although the resort remains closed for redevelopment, three private homes on the property will be available for rent to the bridal party and guests…”
March 9th, 2021
From Jay B.
“From the time you met us at the gate upon our arrival and led us to the Hale House, until the time we finished another great breakfast and sadly had to leave three days later, there was never a doubt that we had made a wise decision by choosing the Hale House as our destination for the weekend. The house itself is not only very historical due to its storied past and all the pictures of the dignitaries adorning the walls, but the setting is breathtaking, as it sits at the base of Dixville Notch and on the edge of Lake Gloriette…”
December 21, 2020
“It’s called Hale House, and the Dixville Notch, New Hampshire, getaway was just ranked among the seven best winter lodges in the U.S. by Travel + Leisure. “As the weather shifts, travelers seek refuge in places where they can enjoy the wonders of the season from a place of comfort,” wrote the publication. “This is where winter lodges shine — tucked deep in the mountains or situated on sprawling acreage, they’re built to provide a luxurious sanctuary from the cold.” Here’s what the publication wrote about Hale House…”
December 15, 2020
“An escape to this spacious New England-style lake house includes access to 7,000 acres of private wilderness, 56 miles of private hiking trails, and endless snowmobiling terrain. Once you’ve had enough exploring, enjoy the lakeside views from the enclosed porch with a hot toddy in hand or snuggle up with a good book. The house has its own full-size kitchen, but meals are included for guests of Hale House — and that means nightly four-course dinners. Up to 12 people can comfortably sleep in this seven-bedroom, six-and-a-half-bath home on the entirely private Lake Gloriette.”
December 8th, 2020
“DIXVILLE – Balsams Resort developer Les Otten told the Coos County Planning Board that Dixville Capital LLC has spent more than $11 million on the project to restore the former ski and vacation resort.
That money has gone to permitting, architectural design, project engineering, legal fees and an extensive sales and marketing effort. The figure does not include land acquisition costs…”
Read the full article from The Berlin Daily Sun.
October 23, 2020
“Located in the northern part of Coos County, the remote and secluded township of Dixville, originally called Township No.2, is roughly 70 driving miles north of the Mt. Washington Valley…” Read on in the Mt Washington Valley Vibe Magazine starting on page 68.
April 10, 2020
“The Balsams Resort in Dixville Notch, New Hampshire is poised to be a future model for the industry, the nation, and beyond…” You can read the full policy proposal here.
February 11, 2020
Fox News was in Dixville Notch along with many other media outlets on the night of the 2020 Primary. They did a short segment showcasing the history, and you can watch the full video here.
February 7, 2020
Mary Newman from Politico recently visited and interviewed both Les Otten (Owner and Developer) and Tom Tillotson (Town Moderator) in the Ballot Room. “The original ballot box, the voting in Dixville Notch signs will all be here, albeit five of us voting,” Otten said. “The tradition will go on pretty much the same way it has since every presidential primary and presidential election since 1960.” Watch the full interview and video by Politico.