Annual Choose Franklin Community Day Returns

Saturday, May 14; seeking vendors 

Press release

Come join in some community fun at the 18th annual Choose Franklin Community Day! This year’s event will be held on Saturday, May 14, rain or shine at Odell Park in Franklin from 10 AM to 2PM. This is an outdoor event, so plan accordingly. Highlighted activities include the Hero Hustle 5K Fun Run/Walk at […]

Veterans Home Offers New Licensed Nursing Assistant Course

10-week program; applications due April 7

Press release

The New Hampshire Veterans Home is now accepting applications for their new, in-house Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) course. Students will earn hourly wages while learning in the expense-paid course. The competitive salary includes a 15% enhancement of the base pay available for all Veterans Home nursing positions. The 10-week LNA course begins on Tuesday, April […]

Senior Luncheon Resumes for Final Spring Gathering

Thursday, April 21 for registered guests

Press release

Organizers of the popular senior luncheons in Wilmot have decided the time has come to invite all previously registered Kearsarge Area Luncheon guests to gather for a hot lunch, a little entertainment, and the company of others at noon on Thursday, April 21 at the First Congregational Church in Wilmot Center. Folks who attended before […]

New Hampshire Artists Share Talents at Franklin Opera House

Concert: Saturday, March 26 at 7:30 PM

Press release

Coming to the Franklin Opera House on Saturday, March 26, 2022, at 7:30 PM: “A String Fling!”  Three New Hampshire solo artists come together to share their sublime talents in a lively concert. Audrey Budington enchants with her fiddle. A 2018 graduate of Berklee College of Music, she is known for her own creative compositions, […]

Franklin Animal Shelter Plans Spring Fundraising Events

50/50 Raffle, 5K Run/Walk, Golf Tournament

Press release

The Franklin Animal Shelter, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping dogs and cats in the Lakes Region, is announcing the beginning of their 2022 spring fundraising season. The shelter, which saw a brief closure to the public due to renovations at the end of 2021, continues to provide care and assistance to abused, neglected, and […]

New Hampshire Telephone Museum Hires New Staff Member

Museum now open Tuesdays and Saturdays

Press release

What does two plus one equal? Big happenings at the New Hampshire Telephone Museum, that’s what! The museum’s small but energetic staff of two is excited to announce the addition of an Education Coordinator, and even more excited to announce that Megan Hurley has been hired to fill the position. Megan brings a wealth of […]

Indian Museum Seeks Volunteers for Indoor and Outdoor Opportunities

Volunteers are essential to our programs

By Barbara Lassonde

The Mount Kearsarge Indian Museum in Warner will be opening for the season on Sunday, May 1, and is looking for volunteers. Positions include a variety of indoor and outdoor opportunities, from lending a hand for a few hours with an event, to helping on a regular basis in the gift shop, gardening, overseeing building […]

Franklin Animal Shelter Reopens After Recent Renovations

Now accepting cat and dog surrenders

Press release

The Franklin Animal Shelter is delighted to announce to the community that we have reopened our doors to the public. The shelter has been closed for renovations since the end of 2021. Thanks to the tireless efforts of our staff, volunteers, and board members we are ready to reopen and ready to continue our mission […]

Kearsarge Area Senior Luncheon Canceled for March

Hope to resume luncheons in April

Press release
Kearsarge Area Senior Luncheon Canceled for March

Out of concern for our seniors, the March 2022 Kearsarge Area Senior Luncheon in Wilmot Center has been canceled. Organizers of the popular senior luncheons hate to disappoint the 40-plus guests who love getting together monthly to share a hot meal and each other’s company.  However, the decision was made to cancel the March Kearsarge […]

Wilmot Farmers Market Plans for Summer 2022 Season

Returning vendors' deadline is March 5

Press release

The Wilmot Farmers Market Board of Directors is busy building the vendor base for another successful summer season. The 2022 season will operate from 9 AM to noon on the Wilmot Town Green every Saturday starting on June 25 and running through September 24.  Returning vendors who submit their applications by Saturday, March 5 are […]

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