Tribute to the “Loon Lady of Pleasant Lake,” Kittie Wilson

By Donna Baker-Hartwell

Kittie Wilson who has done so much to protect the loons in New Hampshire (along with her husband John) has died. She was the “Loon Lady” on Pleasant Lake in New London for many, many years. She was my mentor. She understood loons better than anyone. She knew and always was my source of wisdom […]

Friends of Northern Rail Trail Meeting

Warm-Weather Agenda for the Trail

By George Heaton

April 18,  2018 Board Attendees: Alex Bernhard, Steve Darling, George Heaton, Craig Heim, Lindy Heim, Charles Martin, Myra Mayman, Chris Norris Other Supporters of the NRT:  Cathe Lisk, Ricker Miller, Prescott Towle, Business Matters: 1. Minutes of March 2018 Board Meeting, accepted unanimously, after one amendment.  The amendment correctly characterizes FNRT-MC as a “consulting party” […]

WCA and Wilmot Garden Club to Host Sustainable Gardening Workshops

In partnership with Colby-Sawyer College

Press release

WILMOT – To help gardeners prepare for spring, the Wilmot Community Association (WCA) and the Wilmot Garden Club will host two workshops focusing on sustainable gardening methods. Leon Malan, Ph.D., Colby-Sawyer College Professor of Natural and Environmental Sciences, will lead the first session. Join Professor Malan from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 25 at […]

46th Annual Camping and RV Show in Bedford

March 23 to 25 at NH Sportsplex

Press release

The 46th Annual New Hampshire Camping & RV Show: March 23 to 25 at the New Hampshire Sportsplex on 68 Technology Drive in Bedford is the best place to plan your next camping trip. Sponsored by the New Hampshire Campground Owners’ Association (NeHaCa), the show runs Friday, March 23, 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm; Saturday, […]

Blueberry Pruning Workshop

Mature Apple and High Bush Blueberry pruning

Press release

The UNH Cooperative Extension Service will be hosting a workshop on pruning of High Bush Blueberries on Wednesday, March 28 from 4 to 6 p.m. It will take place at 115 Appleton Street, Concord. Admission is free. For more information and to register contact:, (603) 796-2151.

Annual Ice Fishing Derby and Deer Pool Results

By Amanda Gross, Andover Fish and Game Club

The Andover Fish and Game Club (AF&G) would like to announce the winners for the First Annual Old Fashioned Ice Fishing Derby and for this year’s Deer Pool. The Derby was held on January 27 on Highland Lake in Andover. It was a nice day for the 144 Adult and 44 Junior anglers who came […]

Andover Snowmobile Club Hosts 15th Highland Lake Snofest

Saturday, February 17 from 9 AM to 2 PM

The Andover Snowmobile Club is pleased to announce that its 15th annual Snofest will take place on Saturday, February 17 from 9 AM to 2 PM at the Andover Fish and Game Club in East Andover. There will be a vintage snowmobile show along with vintage videos and lots of hot food and drink. Prizes […]

Annual Snowmobile Radar Runs to be Held on Webster Lake

660 foot race track on the ice

The Lakes Region Snowmobile will be holding its annual “Radar Runs” on Webster Lake in Franklin on Sunday, February 11. Registration begins at 9:30 AM with racing beginning at 10:30 AM. Admission is $5 and “Radar Runs” are: 1 run for $10, 3 runs for $20 and unlimited runs for $60. There are several Snowmobile […]

Webster Lake Fishing Derby February 17 & 18

First 100 youth receive free entrance to the Derby

Press release

As part of its 56th Winter Carnival, the Veterans Memorial Recreation Area/Frankin Outing Club is pleased to announce the annual Webster Lake Fishing Derby which will take place on  Saturday, February 17 and Sunday, February 18. Tickets are on sale now at Castaway Bait and Tackle, Grevior Furniture, Newfound Trading Post, Bryant Lawrence Hardware, Winnisquam […]

 Could Use Your Help on Our Wendell Marsh Expansion Project

Press Release

The Ausbon Sargent Land Preservation Trust Could Use Your Help to Protect More Land Around Wendell Marsh For a number of years Ausbon Sargent and the Town of Sunapee have been focusing on conservation efforts around Wendell Marsh off of Rt. 11 in Sunapee. This area was identified by the Town of Sunapee as a […]