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Announcements: Take the plunge

Friday, October 9, 2015

LACONIA House parade The Lakes Region Builders and Remodelers Association will present its annual fall Parade of Homes this weekend, each day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year features nine lake and mountain homes in the towns of Moultonboro, Madison, Campton, Ashland, Hebron, Meredith and Alton Bay, in addition to Laconia. All of the houses are decorated and ready to show off the latest colors, tiles, window treatments, …

Community snapshots: Businesses are the galley

Friday, October 9, 2015

T he Lakes Region Art Association names its October artists of the month. They are Pat Anderson, Jay Fitzpatrick, Sally Hibberd, Gisela Langsten, Barbara McClintock, Amy Prendergast, Nancy Rand, Kim B. J. Smith, Martha Swanson-Webber and Marlene Witham. Their art will be on display at Lakes Region businesses until Oct. 19. …

People for Oct. 7, 2015

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

LACONIA Judge James Carroll will be recognized with a Quill & Ink Award from the Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications at the Capitol Center for the Arts on Nov. 12. BRADFORD Owen Dayton, son of Bliss and Mary Keegan-Dayton, was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Saint Michael’s College in Vermont. Mary-Margaret Pickman, daughter of Jane Lucas and …

Announcements: Send your art

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Artists invited The New Hampshire Art Association is looking for submissions in all media for the annual Joan L. Dunfey Open Juried Exhibition. Physical submissions will be received at the Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery in Portsmouth on Oct. 25 and 26 from noon to 4 p.m. Digital submissions …

Guardian angels for sick children

Sunday, September 27, 2015

W oodside Carvers, an informal Lakes Region group, carved angels for wooden angels to be given to critically ill children at Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth. …

Community Snapshots: Poultry in the water

Thursday, September 10, 2015

D ucks and turkeys are taking to the water during events this fall. The Weekend on the Water will be Sept. 12 and 13 at the Everett Arena Riverfront Park in Concord. There will be dragon boat races …

Community Snapshots: Connection to the past

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Marcia and Russell Feener were founding members of the Winnipesaukee River Trail Association and instrumental in bringing the Harris Corliss Wheel to the park. The wheel was dedicated to Russell on Sept. 27, 2005, four years after his …

Topless protesters in Laconia get off scot-free, until they cross into Gilford

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Hours on end at Weirs Beach in Laconia this weekend, and all a topless Heidi Lilley got was sun and fun; not what she wanted. Then she went over to the town beach in her hometown of Gilford, …

Pilot dies after ultralight plane crashes near Laconia

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

The pilot of a small, ultralight plane that crashed near the Weirs Beach Channel in the Lakes Region has died. The plane went down Saturday afternoon on a lawn next to the channel. The Laconia Police Department said Sunday that the pilot, 69-year-old William Panuski of Sanbornton, died …

Announcements: Sweet deals at thrift shop

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Photogenic pets If you would like to have your pet featured in the 2016 SPCA Calendar of Best Friends, call or email the Pope Memorial SPCA soon. It costs $400 to place a full-page month photo and $250 …

Thanks a Million: Agriculture program helps feed children

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Entering its fifth year of providing healthy food for families in Laconia, GOT LUNCH! Laconia formed a new partnership this year with four Community Supported Agriculture farms in the area to provide fresh produce to the children that we serve. The proceeds from our successful “Eat Out For …

Drive in to nostalgia

Thursday, September 3, 2015

The memories linger. I was in the backseat of my parents’ car, nighttime enveloping us outside and in. A glowing rectangle out front stood dozens of feet high, and tinny sound streamed in from a metal box next …

People for Sept. 3, 2015

Thursday, September 3, 2015

ANDOVER Madison Powers was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y. BOW Brooks Herrington was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y. …