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On July 21, 60 runners participated in the Moulton Farm 5K, sponsored by Holland Hill Studio, Moulton Farm and Cider Belly Donuts. Funds from this year's race benefited the Lakes Region Food Pantry. This is the third annual charity race at a local farm sponsored by Holland Hill Studio.  Pictured are t: female winner, Aleaha Gray (time 20:51), Pasha Marlowe (Holland Hill race director) and male winner, Cam Daly (time 18:34). (Photo courtesy of John Marlowe)

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 August 2013 11:13

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BRIDGEWATER —  Opponents to Windfarms near Newfound Lake and Cardigan Mountain are holding a silent auction fundraising event on Saturday, August 24 at 6 p.m. at the Inn on Newfound Lake.

The proposal for windfarms on mountain ridges near Newfound Lake and Cardigan Mountain are being opposed, as many feel that they will ruin the natural beauty of the area. The Wild Meadows Legal Fund was founded in December, 2012 and now includes associations and individuals from around the area. Proceeds from the silent auction will go towards successfully advancing a legal opposition to the proposed Wild Meadows wind farm facility if and when its developer, Iberdrola Renewables submits a site permit application to the New Hampshire Site Evaluation Committee.

In addition to a silent auction, members of the Wild Meadow Legal Fund committee will share their strategy for winning the legal battle.

Tickets and space are limited. For more information or to purchase tickets email Fred Kohout at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 August 2013 11:10

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FRANKLIN — The musical group the Bel Airs will bring their rhythm and blues "doo wop" music to Franklin Opera House on Friday, August 23 at 7:30 pm.

Doo-wop music is a product of "city music" from the east and mid-west. It was originally sang a cappella on the street corners because the musicians didn’t have instruments. The genre took off from there, giving rise to stars such as The Del Vikings, the Five Satins, and the Drifters.

Now the Bel Airs bring their special brand of doo-wop to Franklin Opera House. Tickets for this reserved seat show are $19 for adults and $17 for seniors. For more information or to purchase tickets call 934-1901 or visit www.franklinoperahouse.org.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 August 2013 11:06

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ALTON — The Strafford Wind Symphony will be performing at the Alton Bay Christian Conference Center on Saturday, Aug. 24 at 7 p.m.

The Strafford Wind Symphony musicians share a passion for performance under the conductor Bruce Gatchell. Gatchell brings with him a wealth of conducting experience with specialty bands throughout the Northeast at the junior high, high school, and collegiate level.

For directions, summer brochure, and additional information  visit www.altonbay.org or call 875-6161. (Courtesy photo)

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 August 2013 11:04

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