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Announcement: Buy local food

Saturday, April 25, 2015

WARNER Locally grown The pilot project “Local Choice” will kick off May 16 with the opening of the Warner Area Farmers Market summer season on the Warner Town Hall lawn. The market will fund Local Choice coupons redeemable at the Saturday market for locally grown food. The coupons will be distributed by the Warner Community Action Program to selected families to improve access to local food for CAP-eligible families and …

Keene State Academic Excellence Conference

Saturday, April 25, 2015

More than 160 students presented their undergraduate research at Keene State College’s 15th Annual Academic Excellence Conference on April 11. This student professional conference is designed to showcase the academic work of Keene State Colletge students and the collaborative work between students and faculty. It allows students to share excellent work with a broad audience, and prepares them for submitting proposals to professional …

People for April 25, 2015

Saturday, April 25, 2015

ALLENSTOWN Becca LaBelle traveled to South Africa with a group of students and faculty from Willam Wood University for the Woods Around the World program. The group raised money for a village school and then traveled to the country to experience African culture and see the school the students supported. BOW Holly Stewart …

Hill–Wilson

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Darlene and John Hill of Concord announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather, to Benjamin Wilson, son of Mary Pat Schmit of Murrietta, Calif., and James Wilson of Pearland, Texas. Hill, of Concord, graduated from the University of …

Tradition goes on as Laconia welcomes exiled pumpkin festival

Saturday, April 25, 2015

After 24 years in Cheshire County, the exiled Keene Pumpkin Festival will go on this year in Laconia. The anniversary event Oct. 24 will be called “New Hampshire’s 25th Annual Pumpkin Festival,” dropping the reference in its moniker …

Attic treasure

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Patty Paquette of Laconia recently donated a painting to Lakes Region General Hospital. Her mother created the oil painting of Laconia Hospital in 1971 and Paquette rediscovered it in her attic. Paquette was a nurse for forty years, …

Letter: Devastating cuts

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Last week, Lakes Region Community Services celebrated 40 years of service to our community. It was a time to think about how the organization began and remember those who together affected change and created a community-based system that supports independence, dignity and opportunity in the lives of people …

Announcements: Fun at the YMCA

Saturday, April 18, 2015

CONCORD Fun at the YMCA Don’t know what to do with the kids during April vacation? Send them to the Y’s camp! They can spend a day or the entire week of April 27 through May 1. Open to all school-age children in kindergarten through grade 6. Each …

Community News: STEM solutions

Friday, April 3, 2015

Teams of students competed in two Destination Imagination competitions in Kingston and Berlin recently. The finals were held March 28. Destination Imagination creates the challenges for students in areas such as scientific understanding, theatrical performance, technical prowess, improvisation and structural engineering. At the Kingston meet, Shaker Regional High …

People for April 2, 2015

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

EPSOM Karyn Veinotte was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the University of Maine at Farmington. GILFORD Emily Lamot was inducted to the Alpha Chi Epsilon chapter of Lakes Region Community College Phi Theta Kappa honor society. Daniel Wright graduated from James Madison University …

artists display work at Local businesses

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

A rea artists will be displaying their work at businesses across the region. Above : Rachel Paul of Henniker, Paul Ducret of Manchester, Nancy Jarvis of Concord, Mary Crump of Concord, Therese DesRosiers of Manchester, Howard Muscott of …

Announcements: Bereavement support counseling

Saturday, March 28, 2015

LACONIA Bereavement support Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice is offering free seven-week bereavement support groups in two locations beginning in April. One group will meet in Laconia on Thursdays and the other group will meet in Wolfeboro on Tuesdays. Support groups give people the opportunity to discuss …

Letter: College math

Friday, March 27, 2015

The usual attack on the president’s proposal for free community college that suggests that a student who doesn’t pay for college won’t value it when part or all of the tuition is subsidized contains faulty economics. While studying, that student is delaying working to put herself into a …