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Artist Ellen Davis of Hopkinton, a former Girl Scout and 4-H member, will give signed prints of a painting inspired by Camp Farnsworth in Thetford, Vt., to Gold Level sponsors, those who contibute more than $85 a month to the Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains.

Thanks a Million: A hopping good time

Monday, November 23, 2015

If you attended the BC BOP concert at The Winnipesauke Playhouse in Meredith on Nov. 14, you know the theater was rocking! The Boston College jazz ensemble of 22 musicians and seven vocalists entertained the packed house with something for every age group, from Bruno Mars to Glenn Miller. It was toe-tapping, fun entertainment, punctuated by delicious pastries – a perfect way to spend a November evening. The ensemble was sponsored by Temple B’nai Israel, and the proceeds will benefit Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice. Because of the Temple’s generous commitment to community through the We Care program, this fun evening will help Central …

People for Nov. 18, 2015

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

HOOKSETT Kelly Dwyer received the President’s Award from New Hampshire Audubon. The award recognizes a stalwart friend of New Hampshire Audubon whose actions and commitment over the years have significantly furthered the organization’s work. Dwyer first became involved with N.H. Audubon almost 20 years ago as a volunteer teacher naturalist leading programs for …

Letter: A flawed birth control bill

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Kelly Ayotte calls her bill for over-the-counter birth control a “common-sense proposal.” But making getting contraception more expensive and more complicated is not common sense, and that’s what this bill would do. What Sen. Ayotte fails to realize is that not all birth control methods can be made available over the counter. When I was 3 years old, I was diagnosed with a …

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 …

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. …

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 …

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 …