Kearsarge Transition Initiative Launches Community Happiness Survey

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Can you measure happiness? Kearsarge Valley Transition Initiative thinks so. In association with HappyCounts.org, it is releasing the first comprehensive survey of happiness in the Kearsarge region, as part of the Community-Based Research Project class at Colby-Sawyer College. “This survey is comprehensive and based on what is important and relevant to our lives,” says Harvey […]

Concert to Raise Funds for Animal Shelter

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Concert to Raise Funds for Animal Shelter

Lions and tigers and bears! Oh, my! Join us for our next fundraising event: Concert for the Animals at the Elks Lodge, 192 Central Street, Franklin, on Saturday, March 23, from 6 PM to midnight. Enjoy good music, food, door prizes, and a raffle, all for $10. Okay, not really, actually cuddly cats and docile […]

Fondtones Perform At Presidents Day Hop

Dance to Doo Wop and raise funds for WCA Press release

The Wilmot Community Association (WCA) and the Pine Hill Cross Country Ski Area will sponsor a potluck supper (BYOB) and dance from 6:30 to 11 PM on Saturday, February 16, at the WCA’s Red Barn, 64 Village Road in Wilmot Flat. Admission costs $10 per person. Proceeds will benefit the two non-profit organizations. Complimentary cheese […]

Meeting To Decide Fate Of Warner Fall Foliage Festival

By Sherry Thomas, Warner Fall Foliage Festival Committee

The Warner Fall Foliage Festival committee will be hosting a community-wide meeting at the Warner Town Hall on January 29 at 7 PM. The purpose of the gathering will be to determine the future of the festival, given the increasing challenges facing the 65-year-old non-profit organization. At issue is the lack of volunteers willing to […]

Tickets on Sale For Red Dress Gala

Proceeds benefit LRGHealthcare cardiac technology

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Don’t miss one of the most exciting nights of the winter in the Lakes Region! Tickets are on sale now for the ninth annual LRGHealthcare Red Dress Gala, presented by MB Tractor & Equipment. An event open to all in the community, the Red Dress Gala will take place on Friday, February 1, 2013 at […]

Wilmot Ladies Aid Announces Award Winners

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The Wilmot Ladies Aid Society (WLAS) is proud to announce the winners of its Merit Award Program for 2012. Monetary awards based on outstanding citizenship, character, and scholarship are given annually to Wilmot residents who are furthering their education at the college level. The WLAS has awarded the following for their outstanding achievements: Abigail Kessler […]

COA Seniors Enjoy Weekday Walks In Proctor Gym

Walkers log over 4,800 miles in 2012

By Grace Stetson, COA volunteer
COA Seniors Enjoy Weekday Walks In Proctor Gym

COA Walking For Seniors continues every weekday morning in the Proctor gym. This program has been in existence for over 15 years. The hours are from 8 to 10 AM Monday through Friday, but you will find walkers there any time after 7:30 AM. Proctor doesn’t seem to have any problem with this. In 2012, […]

Regional Re-Alignment of Public Health Regions

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  Who: Greater Franklin-Bristol Public Health Region What: State Division of Public Health realigns NH Public Health Regions for Emergency Preparedness and Drug and Alcohol Prevention Services When: July 1, 2013 Where: Several regions across the State Why: There are changes to the Public Health Network regions as defined by the state of New Hampshire […]

Five Indoor Yard Sales In Franklin On January 26

Donate, sell, or shop to benefit Franklin organizations

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Community collaboration has garnered five locations in Franklin to help you fulfill your New Year’s resolutions and enjoy bargains. Join Franklin’s third annual Town-wide Indoor Yard Sales on Saturday, January 26, from 8 AM to 1 PM to recycle gently used items and shop for bargains. Cleaning out after the holidays? All five organizations are […]

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