COA Wins $5,000 Award for Senior Drives

More than 4,400 rides provide since 2010

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The Kearsarge Area Council on Aging (COA) announces that it was selected as a winner of the 2013 STAR Award for Excellence by the Beverly Foundation and its nationwide committee of experts in aging and transportation. The award comes with a cash prize of $5,000 that will be used to promote and provide transportation services […]

Mount Kearsarge Indian Museum Fall Events

Harvest Moon Festival on September 21

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The Mount Kearsarge Indian Museum has announced its fall exhibit and events: Exhibit: Reading Native Art, August 1 through October 31. See the many ways symbols and stories are incorporated into all types of art in the Contemporary Art Gallery. Harvest Moon Festival: Saturday, September 21, from 10 AM to 4 PM. Eastern Woodlands encampment, […]

Brenda’s Ride Fights Cancer One Mile at a Time

Bikers and Non-Bikers Welcome

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Brenda’s Ride Fights Cancer One Mile at a Time

Shine up your motorcycle and join us for the 11th annual Brenda’s Ride with Friends: Fighting Cancer One Mile at a Time event on Saturday, August 17, hosted by the Weirs Beach Lobster Pound. The Ride will start at 10 AM sharp from the Weirs Beach Lobster Pound as hundreds of motorcycles depart together for […]

Franklin Animal Shelter Pet of the Month: Stormy

A big ol’ lap cat, but not a dog fan

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Franklin Animal Shelter Pet of the Month: Stormy

This handsome fellow is Stormy, who has been at the Franklin Animal Shelter since April. He desperately wants to find his forever home. Stormy is a domestic, long-hair male. He is about six years old. He is neutered, litter-box trained, and current on all his vaccinations. Stormy is very affectionate and loves attention. He’s a […]

CROP Hunger Walk Circles Pleasant Lake

$10,000 goal, with 25% to Kearsarge pantry

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Plans are underway for the Kearsarge area CROP Hunger Walk to be held on Sunday afternoon, September 22, at the Elkins beach on Pleasant Lake in New London. Church World Service began the CROP Hunger Walks following World War II, using the walk to symbolize the distances hungry people and refugees have to walk to […]

Colby-Sawyer Hosts 5K Dash and Stroll

College/community event is free to all

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Colby-Sawyer College will host its eighth annual College-Community 5K Dash and Stroll, a non-competitive fun run and walk, on Saturday, Sept. 14. Community members of all ages are encouraged to participate. Participation is free of charge. Registration will take place on the event day on the college’s Front Lawn (rain location: Thornton Living Room in […]

Teams are Forming to Finish the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Join a team or form a team for October 20 walk

By Kimberly Laro, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
Teams are Forming to Finish the Fight Against Breast Cancer

One hundred years ago, the American Cancer Society began the fight of a lifetime – the fight against cancer. Now it’s time to join together to finish the fight. Teams are forming for the 21st annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk, which takes place on Sunday, October 20, at Memorial Field in Concord at […]

Free Summer Speakers Continue at South Danbury Christian Church

Schedule for August

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Free Summer Speakers Continue at South Danbury Christian Church

After a wildly successful July program, the South Danbury Christian Church will continue its summer speaker series on the first four Friday evenings of August. “We originally put together a winter series here at the church, thinking that’s a time when people need a good reason to get out of the house,” says Kathy Neustadt, […]

TRIP Center: August, 2013

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ON THE ROAD AGAIN August 2013 LUNCH IN CONCORD AT VEANO’S Monday, August 12th 9:00AM Shop in Concord area stores then enjoy a delicious lunch at Veano’s. Transportation cost is $2.00 and must be paid at time of sign up. Lunch is your responsibility. Please sign up at the TRIP Center. FOXWOODS TRIP Wednesday, August […]

Wilmot Farmers Market Hosts WOW Info Center

New vendors for organics, Greek Food

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Wilmot Farmers Market Hosts WOW Info Center

The Wilmot Town Green is buzzing with energy every Saturday morning from 9 AM to noon with vendors, customers, pets, and children, all enjoying the camaraderie that comes with a local market venue. Rain or shine, people come to shop, visit with their neighbors, and have a hot cup of coffee or a delicious breakfast […]

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