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Tour of Cherry Valley timber harvest offered on Dec. 4

GILFORD — The New England Forestry Foundation and consulting forester Peter Farrell will hold a tour of the upcoming timber harvest at Cherry Valley Woods on Thursday, December 4 beginning at 9 am. This walk is an opportunity for community residents and others to learn more about the goals of this harvest, as well as the foundation's approach to sound forest management on its woodlands throughout New England.

Participants should plan to meet at the end of the cul-de-sac on Rocky Road (off of Route 11A/Cherry Valley Road).

This walk is open to the public free of charge, and it will be held rain or shine. For more information or to register, contact Sonya at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (978) 952-6856.
New England Forestry Foundation is a recognized leader in conserving working forests, educating the public about forestry, and assisting landowners in the long-term protection and sustainable management of their properties. NEFF owns and manages over 140 demonstration forests, totaling more than 26,000 acres throughout New England. NEFF also holds 140 conservation easements, protecting 1.143 million acres of forestland.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 November 2014 11:39

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Holiday breakfast Dec. 6 at Sanbornton Congregational

SANBORNTON — The Sanbornton Congregational Church-UCC will hold its annual Holiday Pancake Breakfast from 8:30 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, December 6, in the Undercroft of the church located at 21 Meetinghouse Hill Road at Sanbornton Square. In conjunction with the breakfast will be the annual "Books, Baubles and Bake Sale" from 8:30 a.m. until noon.

The event will feature homemade baked goods, a Christmas Gift table that will include some "baubles", and a table of gently used books. The cost of the breakfast is $5 per person, with no charge for children under 5 years of age.


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Shaker Village hosting Christmas at Canterbury event on December 6 & 13

CANTERBURY — Christmas at Canterbury will be held on Saturday, December 6 and 13,  from 3:00-8:00 pm at Canterbury Shaker Village. Tickets are $18 for adults, $8 for children age 6-17; children under 5 free. Member admission is half price.

Christmas at Canterbury is a chance to experience the delights of Christmas in a simpler era by taking a candlelight stroll through the Village, watching an old-time 19th Century magic show or riding in a horse drawn wagon. This classic holiday event will also include musical performances by Kevin Siegfried, Jeff Warner (on December 6) and Shindy, with Randy Miller and Roger Kahl (on December 13). Families can enjoy Shaker stories, cookie decorating, hands-on craft activities and demonstrations, hot cider and refreshments. Attendees also have the option of having dinner at The Shaker Table, where reservations are required.

Christmas at Canterbury is sponsored by Merrimack County Savings Bank, Lincoln Financial Group, Nathan Wechsler & Company, Rowley Agency, Public Service Company of New Hampshire, Meredith Village Savings Bank, FairPoint Communications, Milestone Engineering & Construction, and CGI Business Solutions.

"Christmas at Canterbury is a chance to embrace the spirit of the holiday season as it was in a simpler era," noted Funi Burdick, Executive Director. "We invite you to rethink your holiday traditions and make Christmas at Canterbury part of your holiday ritual this year."

The Shaker Gift Shop, which features a wide selection of high quality, Shaker inspired products, will be open for Holiday shopping during Christmas at Canterbury.

For more information, to become a member or to purchase tickets in advance, visit www.shakers.org.


Last Updated on Monday, 24 November 2014 11:03

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Job shadows available to Inter-Lakes students

MEREDITH — Jessica Avery is a senior at Inter-Lakes High School and is unsure what career she wishes to pursue after school. She loves working with animals. With the help of the Greater Meredith's Career Partnership Program she had the opportunity to work at the NH Humane Society in Laconia. Here she attended the orientation program and is now enjoying working with cats two days a week. She is gaining valuable experience working with animals, organizational skills in non profit organization as well as earning credits for her resume.

Allison Duffield the new Executive Director of the program states "this is the beauty of the Career Partnership Program as it assists students in making career choices which can save money and enable students to make the correct choice for their future. If a student is not enamoured with a particular job shadow they can try a different career path.The program is a priceless tool in assisting students as they benefit from the support of the local business community whom without their dedication and help our program would not be so successful."

The program has many opportunities available for students. Both Job Shadows and Internships are available. For further details please call 603 279 6162 x 304 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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. For more information on GMP, call 603 279 9015, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit the website at www.greatermeredithprogram.com.

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