Author J. W. Ocker To Discuss Odd and Interesting Things Near Warner

Warner's Tory Hill Authors Series

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Author J. W. Ocker To Discuss Odd and Interesting Things Near Warner

J.W. Ocker is the award-winning author of macabre travelogues, spooky kid’s books, and horror novels. His nonfictions books include The New England Grimpendium and The New York Grimpendium (both Lowell Thomas Award winners), Poe-Land: The Hallowed Haunts of Edgar Allan Poe (Edgar Award winner), and A Season with the Witch: The Magic and Mayhem of […]

Upcoming Talk by Scholar Focuses on Country House Movement

The Fells is a local example

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 Art and architecture scholar Cristina Ashjian will give a talk on historic country estates at the Wilmot Town Hall on North Wilmot Road, on Wednesday, August 25, at 7 PM. In the early 20th century, the New Hampshire Board of Agriculture launched a program to boost the rural economy and promote tourism through the sale […]

Squam Lakes Offers Many Options to Explore Nature

Lake cruise tours available

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The Squam Lakes Natural Science Center offers a wide variety of in-person and Zoom-based programs as well as a full schedule of science cruises on Squam Lake. To purchase tickets or register for any of these events and learn about upcoming programs and membership, visit NHNature.org or call 968-7194. For a full schedule of cruises, […]

South Danbury Church Welcomes Worshipers for In-Person Services

Pie sale in October

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The South Danbury Church has resumed in-person Sunday worship. Everyone is invited and will be eagerly welcomed! Watch for news of coming events, including our traditional pie sale in October, and more gatherings to follow. If you would like to receive our weekly email news or be notified of church events, please let us know […]

Granite VNA Seeks Volunteers to Support Hospice Patients

Multiple opportunities are available

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Granite VNA is seeking volunteers for kitchen assistance, companionship, and respite, as well as Reiki/Massage Therapists and hair stylists, to offer support to hospice patients in the Concord, Laconia, and Wolfeboro areas. The next eight-week training session is a combination of virtual and in-person meetings on Wednesdays starting on September 15 from 5 to 7:30 […]

Salisbury Farmers Market Offers Local Food and Crafts

Open Mondays until end of August

By Helen Binette

The Salisbury Farmers Market is held on Mondays from 3 to 6 PM at the Salisbury Town Hall on Route 4. The market will be open every Monday until the end of August. Weather permitting, we will be outside; when it’s raining or extreme heat, we will be inside the Town Hall. The vegetables are […]

COA Chapin Senior Center August Schedule

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Tom & Tom’s Men’s Discussion Group – Mondays at 9 AM We want to hear your stories and we’ll share a few of our own. Please call COA at 526-6368 to join. Bingo! – Mondays at 1 PM. Ten games for $5. Ten bingo sheets with 6 cards on each sheet. Participants must be 55 […]

Franklin to Break Ground on First Whitewater Park in New England

Witness the groundbreaking ceremony

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      On July 12 at 9 AM, please join the Franklin community at Trestle View Park for a groundbreaking ceremony of the first whitewater park to be constructed in New England. Hear thoughts and reflections from team members and elected officials, as well as to see AJ Coleman Construction start work! Benjamin Franklin, […]

Bringing to Life the Vision of a Revived City

Duo’s tenacity creates a new Franklin

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Bringing to Life the Vision of a Revived City

Editor: The Andover Beacon was granted permission to reprint this article, written by Liisa Rajala, which was originally printed in the NH Business Review’s supplemental magazine, Resilient NH. The Beacon has been following the progress of the assorted projects happening in Franklin, which are a major part of the efforts to revitalize this city.  Marty […]

Author of “The Journeys of Trees” To Lecture In Person

Wilmot Public Library Hosts Zach St. George

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Author of “The Journeys of Trees” To Lecture In Person

Can forests migrate fast enough to adapt to a changing climate? Should humans help them? Zach St. George, author of The Journeys of Trees, will discuss forest migration and climate change.  St. George is a freelance reporter focused on climate change and conservation. His writing has appeared in Scientific American, The Atlantic, Outside, Businessweek, Orion, […]

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