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Meredith past and present tours offered

MEREDITH — The Greater Meredith Program Sculpture Walk has partnered with the Meredith Pathways Committee and will offer guided tours to explore "Meredith Past and Present" on Sat. June 6 at 1 pm. Starting at Hesky Park, guides will be available to lead tours that will encompass some of the historical buildings in Meredith with the sculptures that have been positioned throughout the town.

This is a great opportunity to hear some of Meredith's colorful history and enjoy the public art that is now a part of the community. Come and learn about "The Great Catastrophe" in 1855 and what resident was with Lincoln the night he was assassinated. Find out why the sculptured hand was named "Advantage" by the artist and how the American Dog sculpture was created. Look for the canopy in Hesky Park where the tours will begin at 1 pm on Sat. June 6th. The event is free to the public and Crystal Geyser water, donated by CGRoxane will be available for participants.

The Greater Meredith Program (GMP) is a nonprofit community economic development organization seeking to enhance economic vitality, historical and cultural heritage, and town-wide beautification.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 May 2015 09:58

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Farm brunches at Moulton Farm start May 31

MEREDITH — Starting on Sunday, May 31, Moulton Farm in Meredith kicks off their popular series of farm brunches. "It's a nice way to enjoy some great food while relaxing and enjoying the view of our fields and gardens," says John Moulton, owner of the Meredith farm that has been actively farmed since the 1890's.

The entire family will enjoy the farm's outdoor brunch buffet featuring seasonal fruit, baked goods, and egg and breakfast meat dishes prepared by the farm's talented kitchen and bakery staff. "We're very fortunate to have a talented baker who trained at Johnson & Wales University," says Moulton. "Trish's baked goods are wonderful and eating them in a beautiful farm setting makes them even better."

The farm brunch buffet opens at 9 am and closes at noon on select Sundays through September. The first brunch buffet is on Sunday, May 31. The other brunches are on June 14, June 21, July 12, August 9, August 30, September 13, and September 27. Seating is on a first come first seated basis. The brunch buffet costs $14.99 plus tax per person with a special price of $9.99 plus tax for children 10 and under.


Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 May 2015 09:49

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Laconia Academy graduation is on June 5

LACONIA — The 43rd Annual Graduation of Laconia Academy, the Adult Evening High School Diploma Program, will be held on Friday, June 5, at 7 p.m. in the Auditorium at Laconia High School. Randy L. Pierce, Founder and President, 2020 Vision Quest will be the commencement speaker. The public is invited to attend the Laconia Academy graduation.
Over the last 43 years, 1,275 Lakes Region residents have returned to school at night to earn their high school diploma. Nineteen high school diplomas will be awarded on June 5. Many of the graduates are unemployed and need their high school diploma to get a job, earn a pay increase or job promotion. Some graduates returned to Laconia Academy to increase their own sense of self-esteem and personal self-worth. Other graduates enrolled in the program will enter new career fields, find a better job, or will have the opportunity to be hired now that they have their high school diploma.
Five, June 2015 Laconia Academy Graduates are going on to post-secondary education. Two graduates will be entering the military service.

Last Updated on Monday, 25 May 2015 08:40

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This year’s Bow Wow Fest raised $3,504 for local police K-9 programs

Proceeds from the recent Bow Wow Fest totaled $3504 thanks to the generosity of local dog owners, friends and of course, Hulk. Local business owner Brandon Morin of My Coffee House donated half his proceeds from the morning's event. Left to right receiving their share of the proceeds: Gilford K-9 Ike w/handler Officer A. Vansteensburg; Cathy Dumais, Melcher & Prescott Retired, BW Committee; Ann Saltmarsh, Dept. of Public Works, BW Committee Coordinator; Butch Schuck, Melcher & Prescott; Claire Hebert-Dow, Melcher & Prescott, BW Founder; Brandon Morin, My Coffee House; Belmont K-9 Vito w/handler E. Boulanger; seated: Cristy Martel, Four Paws Inn, BW Committee. Absent from photo: Laconia K-9 Titan w/handler Officer M. Armstrong; Lisa Green-Barber, BW Committee. (Courtesy photo)

Last Updated on Monday, 25 May 2015 08:35

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