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New Hampton practice welcomes new practitioner

NEW HAMPTON — LRGHealthcare and New Hampton Family Practice are pleased to welcome Barbara Wood, APRN to the New Hampton community.
Wood has joined Dr. Diane Kistler as a primary care provider at the New Hampton Family Practice. She has been affiliated with LRGHealthcare since 2001 and comes to New Hampton Family Practice from the Andover Family Practice.
Ms. Wood received her Master of Science in Nursing – Family Health Nurse Practitioner from the University of New Hampshire.
To schedule an appointment call New Hampton Family Practice at 744-5377.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 September 2013 10:36

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Firefighters Hosting Bass Tournament Saturday

LACONIA — On Saturday September 7, 2013 the Laconia Professional Firefighters, Local 1153 and the Rochester Professional Firefighters, Local 1451 will be joining forces to host the First Annual Professional Firefighters Team Bass Open.

This will be a fundraising bass fishing tournament that is open to the public. With cash prizes of up to $460 for teams finishing in the top four, and the team catching the "lunker bass", participants should expect a fun and exciting day on the water. There will also be giveaway prizes generously donated from event sponsors, and a cookout will be prepared and hosted by members of both locals. The public is welcome to attend any or all parts of the event.

Paugus Bay Marina will host the event from start to finish. Activities will begin bright and early, at 5 a.m. and blast-off for the tournament will  sbe at 7 a.m.. Teams will check in at 3 p.m.  and weigh-in activities will start at 3:15 p.m.. After the weigh-in is complete, all fish caught will be released alive back into Lake Winnipesaukee.0

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 September 2013 10:30

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'Get to know the hands that feed you' this weekend

CONCORD — The Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Hampshire (NOFA-NH), in collaboration with the New Hampshire Department of Agriculture, Markets and Food and Carroll County Farm Weekend, is organizing an Organic and Sustainable Farm Weekend, Saturday and Sunday, September 7 and 8 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The theme of the event is "Get to know the hands that feed you!" Participants can take a whirlwind tour of twenty-six sustainable and organic farms throughout New Hampshire or simply select from a few local farms to visit in in each region during the weekend.

"This event comes just as we are heading into the harvest season." said Janet Wilkinson, NOFA-NH Executive Director, "It's a great way to show support for local, organic and sustainable farmers and to see first-hand all the work they do to provide for New Hampshire's food system. We invite you to bring the family, take in the rural scenery, and get to know the hands that feed you!"

Participating farms will open their doors to the public and will offer tastings of produce, grass-fed sausage, jams and jellies, homemade mustard, and herbal teas. Visitors can participate in farm tours and various scheduled activities such as fishing, wellness workshops, farm equipment demonstrations and live animal showings. The event is free and open to the public; each farm will have its own unique activities and will offer a range of goods for sale, from PYO berries, fresh herbs and veggies available at farm stands, country cheeses and jams for sale, free-range eggs, pumpkin picking and more.

In Laconia, Minglewood Farm is offering guided tours of a "nano-farm" property, featuring a new food forest development and permaculture efforts. Additional farms taking part include Red Mange Farm in Loudon, White Gates Farm and the NH Mushroom Company in Tamworth, and Springhill Farm in Sanbornton.

Visit  www.minglewoodfarm.co.nf or www.nofanh.org for a complete list of participating farms and their locations.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 September 2013 10:28

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Tower Hill Hosts Sublime Tribute "Badfish" and Cody James (423 w/2 col Badfish)

LACONIA —  The Tower Hill Club, located at Weirs Beach, 290 Lakeside Ave, Laconia, will host Badfish – a Tribute to Sublime on Saturday. Reggae artist Cody James & Relevation will open the show at 6 p.m. Advanced tickets are available at www.towerhillclub.com Show is 18+
Sublime was arguably one of the most energetic, original, and uniquely eclectic bands to emerge on the international music scene in the 1990s. In 2001, Badfish - a Tribute to Sublime, played its first show in Matunuck, Rhode Island to 500 fans, many of whom drove an hour or more to celebrate the music of a Sublime (whose run ended far too soon after the tragic death of lead singer Brad Nowell in 1996).

But no one could have predicted what was about to happen next. The tribute band took off.

Fans began calling Badfish the "rebirth of Sublime" and the tribute band went on to break attendance records up and down the East coast. 12 years later the band is still going strong, maintaining the spirit of Sublime while carrying their legacy with grace. And in that time Badfish has become one of the biggest club and theater acts in the Northeast and Midwest. Promoters continue to be in awe that this tribute band must often turn fans away when tickets run out, as they are consistently selling out many shows at the most prominent venues throughout the country,

Opening the show Saturday are Cody James and Relevation, a roots and reggae band that have a contagiously good attitude and compelling musical agenda. Cody (a New Hampshire native who has called Laconia his home for the past 15 years) has shared stages with bands Slightly Stoopid, 311, and as it so happens, Sublime.  James remarked that it is "awesome to be asked to play this show. I am a huge Sublime fan, and I've seen Badfish a gazillion times. Tower Hill is the perfect place for this–they're all about the music!"

James returns to the stage after a brief hiatus dedicated to song-writing, and he's in fine form. "It feels so right to get back on the horse, right here in Laconia, with my Lakes Region super-band." His current lineup includes sax-man Jon Lorentz, keyboardist Joe Deleault, bassist Mike Rossi and drummer Rick Page (the latter three who tour internationally with blues artist Mighty Sam McClain).

The Tower Hill Club is a 350 capacity live music and dance space. Located upstairs of Tower Hill Tavern and the recently opened Jazz Bar, the club space features a large stage, state-of-the-art sound system, pro light show, and a full bar.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 September 2013 10:25

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