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Thanks a Million: The work of many for Wilmot Community Association’s Harvest Luncheon

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Work of many Thanks to the work of many volunteers and the participation of several farms in the Kearsarge area, the Wilmot Community Association’s Harvest Luncheon was a tremendous success Diners enjoyed a four-course meal featuring locally grown or prepared foods Sept. 27 at the WCA’s Red Barn. Volunteers were Marion Allen, Diane Beaudoin, Paula Camusso, Ann Davis, Bill and Margaret Doody, Mary Fanelli, Tootie Fleury, Ellie Gregor, Judy Hauck, …

Announcements for Oct. 21, 2014

Sunday, October 19, 2014

GILFORD Heating system tours The New Hampshire Wood Energy Council is sponsoring six guided tours of working wood chip and wood pellet heating systems today through Friday. The tours are free and open to the public, but registration is required at nhwoodenergycouncil.org. The six tours will feature visits to 16 different commercial and institutional sites including public schools, municipal buildings, hospitals, office facilities …

Ray Duckler: Walking me through history, with the help of a cane

Sunday, October 19, 2014

The Boston Post Cane, lying on the mantelpiece in Edith Carr’s Contoocook living room, can be used for a walk in the park, or a stroll down memory lane. So lean on it and take a walk with me, because Carr, who’s 99 years old, is a walking history lesson. The cane she …

Announcements for Oct. 13, 2014

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

BARNSTEAD Quilt raffle A queen-sized sampler quilt will be raffled off Dec. 14 by the women’s fellowship of the Congregational Church of North Barnstead to support community outreach programs. The quilt was made by members and friends of the church. It contains appliquéd squares in a variety of …

Concord Crier for Oct. 12, 2014

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

PENACOOK CRVNA to provide flu clinic at Whitaker Place ∎ The Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association will hold a flu clinic Thursday from 1 to 3 p.m. at John H. Whitaker Place. The fee is $30 per immunization (cash …

Ray Duckler: Judy Smith was a horse of a different color

Saturday, October 11, 2014

The disciples of Judy Smith, who died from cancer Oct. 1 at age 72, walk through horse manure like it was shag carpeting. In years past, they’ve delivered baby horses in their pajamas at 3 in the morning. …

Malala youngest winner of Nobel

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Taliban attack survivor Malala Yousafzai became the youngest Nobel winner ever as she and Kailash Satyarthi of India won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for working to protect children from slavery, extremism and child labor at great …

French writer Modiano wins Nobel in literature

Friday, October 10, 2014

Patrick Modiano was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature, the world’s highest literary honor, yesterday. The Swedish committee praised the 69-year-old French writer for “the art of memory with which he has evoked the most ungraspable human destinies and uncovered the life-world of the occupation.” Peter Englund, the …

People for Oct. 11, 2014

Thursday, October 9, 2014

DEERFIELD Taylor Rollins was named to the dean’s list for the 2013-14 academic year at Mercyhurst University in Erie, Pa. MOULTONBORO Nicole Woodward is in the New Hampshire Scholars program of Lakes Region Community College, which allows high …

Announcements for Oct. 11, 2014

Thursday, October 9, 2014

ANDOVER Oktoberfest The inaugural Oktoberfest will be held today from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., sponsored by the Andover Lions Club, at the Potter Place Railroad Station off Depot Street (near the intersection of routes 11 and 4A). The festival will have family-oriented entertainment, including a family walk/run/jog, …

Thanks a million: A successful 18th annual golf tournament in Canterbury

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Helping athletes Thanks to our golfers’ and sponsors’ generous support of our 18th annual golf tournament held at Canterbury Woods Country Club, the Falcon Booster Club will be able to support over 300 athletes this school year. We are so appreciative of your contribution to our community: Northeast …

People for Oct. 9, 2014

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

ALLENSTOWN Alex Trujillo is on the men’s soccer team at Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, N.Y. He is a mechanical engineering technology major. ALTON Corey Lobdell is in the New Hampshire Scholars program of Lakes Region Community …

Announcements for Oct. 9, 2014

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

WEBSTER Walk! Webster Elementary School will be participating in the International Walk to School Day today. Students, staff, family and friends are welcome to join at the Safety Complex at 8:15 a.m. A line will be formed for the quarter-mile walk to the school. DUNBARTON Historical words For …