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Meredith Memorial Day plans set

MEREDITH — American Legion Post 33 has announced the schedule for the town's Memorial Day observances scheduled for Monday, May 26.

The day will begin at 8 a.m. with a service at Meredith Center Cemetery led by the Rev. Robert Lemieux. At 9 a.m. a service will be held at the Meredith Village Cemetery led by the Rev. Dennis Audet.

At 9:30 a.m. groups will assemble at the Post 33 parking lot on Plymouth Street for the traditional parade. The parade to the Public Library is due to get under way at 9:50 with a ceremony in front of the library taking place at 10 a.m. At 10:15 a.m. there will be a ceremony at Swazey Cemetery, with a service led by Post 33 Chaplain, Henry Hall. The Rev. Russell Rowland will offer prayers at Heskey Part (at the bandstand) at 10:30. The observances will conclude at 10:45 at the POW-MIA Memorial where Bob Jones will give the main address.

Parade participants and the public are welcome to attend a reception afterward at the Legion Post at 11 a.m. where lunch and ice cream will be served.


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Meredith Village Savings Bank Photo Contest Deadline Approaching

MEREDITH — The deadline for Meredith Village Savings Bank's (MVSB's) 2014 Community Photo Contests is approaching. All entries are due by the close of business on Friday, May 30.

Winners of the calendar contest will have their photographs featured in the MVSB's full-color 2015 Community Calendar, to be distributed free-of-charge to the community. Selected photos may also be used for the Bank's desktop calendar, holiday cards and/or note cards. Winners of the website contest will have their photos featured as the banner photo on the Bank's website and/or Facebook page. Winning photographers will be awarded a $50 cash prize for each photo selected and used. The winner will be responsible for the payment of any federal, state and local taxes on the prize.

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Laconia Youth Football and Cheer Sign-up Dates

LACONIA — Laconia Youth Football and Cheer Association will be holding 2014 football, cheer, and flag football sign ups at the Fitness Fest-Family Fun Night at Laconia High School Field on May 28 from 5:30-7 p.m.

Sign ups will also be at the Laconia Community Center on Saturday, May 31, from 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Wednesday, June 4 7-8:30 p.m. and Saturday, June 7 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Registration is free. People can also sign up by going to www.laconiachiefs.com.

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Weedwatcher Training Session Sunday in Moultonborough

MOULTONBOROUGH — The Town of Moultonborough Weedwatcher program will hold a training session Sunday, May 18, at 1 p.m. at the Moultonborough Library Community Room.

Participants will be instructed on how to conduct a weed survey, what to look for, and who to contact if there is a problem. Volunteers will also receive a binder full of information on the program and details on the most threatening invasives. Included in the binder is a plant identification key for common plants on NH waterbodies.

There is no cost to the volunteer. The only equipment a volunteer will need is a boat, a partner or two, and a nice bright summer day. Weed watching usually takes place once a month from late May through August. Participants survey a selected area and report findings via phone or email to the weed watcher manager.I

For more information contact weedwatcher manager Bev Nelson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details.

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