REACH begins 14th year in Meredith

REACH, a parent education and support group now in its 14th year, will be starting up again on Tuesday, September 16, at the First Congregational Church in Meredith. The program, which affords preschool children opportunities to socialize with other children while learning through structured activities and allows toddlers and tots to get used to being separated from their parent(s) while in a safe, caring environment, will run for ten weeks, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. The program is led by ...

'Good Neighbor Day' promises color and smiles

The third annual "Good Neighbor Day" will be celebrated on Wednesday, September 3, promoted locally by the Jenkins Garden Center in Laconia. Launched by Brook Jacobs, a Jackson, Mississippi florist in 1994, the day is commemorated by handing out roses to friends, relatives and strangers. The idea evolved from Jacobs' desire to foster neighborliness and goodwill at a time when it seems we're less likely to know our neighbors as we retreat to residential enclaves, many of which are ...

Four critically acclaimed films to be screened in Tamworth

Arts Council of Tamworth will present a series of four critically acclaimed films that will take you on a journey around the globe. These films, all releases from 2002 and 2003, are just finishing a series showing at the Wentworth Library in Center Sandwich. Starting on Monday, Sept. 9, and continuing on a biweekly basis, the movies will be shown at Tamworthís Cook Memorial Library at 7 p.m. Beginning the series on Sept. 8 right here in the United States will be Dinner Rush, a film ...

Accident at Gunstock campground sends one man to hospital

An accident at the Gunstock campgrounds sent a 32 year-old Hudson man to the hospital and resulted in a 27 year-old Nashua man being sent to jail Saturday night. Ronald Messina was riding in the back of a truck towing a boat through the campground area when he fell off, sustaining serious injuries, which police indicated included broken bones and a head injury. After being taken to Lakes Region General Hospital by Gilford Ambulance, the man was transferred to Dartmouth Hitchcock ...