Two New Hampshires: Meredith

Day one: Meredith’s full-time and seasonal populations highlight economic divide

Pleasure boats come out of the water at Meredith Marina earlier this fall.

A drive around Meredith shows the two sides of New Hampshire. Read story -->

Day two: With record-setting pandemic sales, Meredith’s middle-class slowly priced out of town

Cathie Keets outside her manufactured house in Meredith earlier this fall.

For Cathie Keets, Meredith is quintessential New Hampshire. It is beautiful in the fall, with the foliage reflecting off the water. In the summer, the lake is filled with boaters and families enjoying the warmer months. Come winter, anglers accompany hockey players onto the ice, with the vast frozen surface serving as a winter playground. Read story -->

Day three: Meredith businesses learn to cope with a tourist economy

Stacy Bonan’s background in the restaurant industry serves her well in Meredith, where she weathers both summertime crowds and offseason slowdowns.

Stacy Bonan has worked in the restaurant industry in Meredith long enough that she’s done just about every job. Read story -->

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