Podcast: Wentworth By The Sea celebrates 150 historic years

150 years ago, the legendary Wentworth by the Sea Hotel opened in New Castle, New Hampshire.

And the luxury resort's current operators are hosting events this month to commemorate that beginning. Podcast producer Roger Wood speaks with Wentworth by the Sea historian Carolyn Patton and general manager Jason Bartlett about the classic resort's growth and challenges as it heads toward this summer's celebrations. Check out the website link below for a list of upcoming public events.

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Roger Wood is an award-winning radio, podcast, newspaper and television journalist with over 50 years of experience in the media. Roger has spent his entire professional career in New Hampshire. Roger is currently an Associate Publisher and Podcast Producer at In 2021 and 2022, he was recognized by the New Hampshire Press Association for his work in news podcasts. He is the 2022 NHPA Lifetime Achievement Award winner. He has previously been honored for his work in broadcast news and public affairs. He has produced news and special reports for InDepthNH, New Hampshire Public Radio, NPR and other public and commercial radio stations. He has also produced news briefs for CBS Radio. He has produced and narrated approximately 50 audiobooks and written three novels. Roger has also moderated political forums for the Seacoast Area Chambers of Commerce during Senate, Gubernatorial and Congressional elections. He has also moderated local and statewide public policy discussions. He has three grown-up children and four grandchildren. Roger and his wife Elaine live in Portsmouth with their cat Maura.

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