Boys State to be held at Rivier College

The 56th annual session of the NH American Legion Boys State program will be held at Rivier College in Nashua from June 22 through June 27, 2003. Boys State is a learn-by-doing experience in democracy. High school juniors from throughout the state are selected by their high schools and local American Legion Posts to participate in this program to establish the mythical fifty-first state — Boys State. The American Legion's Boys State program is a unique way for young men to learn ...

Laconia Kiwanis Club donates $5,000 to Lakes Region Day Care Center

Joseph Adrignola, Past President of the Laconia Kiwanis Club and current chair of the club's "Young Children, Priority One" initiative, and Jan Skipper, Executive Director of Lakes Region Day Care Center (LRDC) announced Monday that the Laconia Kiwanis Club, through the Laconia Kiwanis Charities Fund, is donating $5,000 to the LRDC summer camp program. The summer camp program is a nine-week program for elementary school children and is based at the Memorial Middle School. It ...

'Important Bird Area Program' comes to NH

The Audubon Society of New Hampshire, in partnership with the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department and UNH Cooperative Extension, is announcing the formation of the New Hampshire Important Bird Area (IBA) Program. This program is part of an international effort to identify areas that are important to birds. IBA programs are currently in place in over 100 countries and in 45 other states. The New Hampshire program is now up and running and is seeking nominations of places that might ...

Sandwich Home Industries classes begin July 8

Both adult and children’s arts and craft classes, sponsored by the Sandwich Home Industries, will begin July 8 and continue all summer. Each class has a different time slot and everyone is encouraged to call the gallery at 284-6831 to get specific times and fee quotes as well as to register for the classes. This year, new and improved children’s classes are being offered in collaboration with the Sandwich Children’s Center, and those classes will be presented at the Childrens ...