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MEREDITH — Forestview Manor will be hosting its 6th Annual Car Show on Thursday, August 15 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. There will be a rain date of Thursday, August 22. 

The public is welcome to come and enjoy the antique cars and trucks, music, raffles, food, and fun. Admission is free, but attendees are asked to bring a donation of a non-perishable food item for the Meredith Food Pantry.

Forestview Manor is located at 153 Parade Road in Meredith, just over the Laconia town line. For more information, or to RSVP for the Car Show, please call JoAnne at 279-3121.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 August 2013 08:38

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080913MoultonFarmMiller (172)

MEREDITH — Lakes Region author Peter Miller will sign copies of his recently published book "So Fade the Lovely" on Saturday, August 10 at Moulton Farm in Meredith. Book singing will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

"So Fade the Lovely" is a mystery set in the fictitious Lakes Region town of Dicey's Mill. In this book, 14 year old Nicole Murdoch vanishes during a blizzard. Trackers believe that she skied out on the barely frozen surface of Lake Wonalancet, plunged through the ice, and drowned. Divers are unable to locate her body, and the search is called off until ice-out next spring.

Nicole's older sister Natalie finds suicidal writings in Nicole's bedroom. She hires psychotherapist Jason Matthews to conduct a psychological post-mortem. Did Nicole intend to die? If so, why? His inquiry produces surprising discoveries and an unexpected resolution.

There will be an opportunity to chat with Miller during the signing. Copies of his other book "Seven Canterbury Tales Retold" will also be available for purchase.

For more information call 279-3915 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 August 2013 08:34

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081113 Patrick's and Fratello's LRGH Golf Tourney Sponsors (302 w.3 col. Patricks-Fratellos)photo

LACONIA —  For the fourth year in a row Fratello's Italian Grille and Patrick's Pub & Eatery have joined forces as Hole-in-One Sponsors of the LRGHealthcare Golf Classic, presented by Bank of New Hampshire.

This annual tournament will be held on Monday, August 12 at the Laconia Country Club and proceeds will benefit LRGHealthcare's HealthLink program. Players will participate in a scramble format competition -- choosing to golf in either the morning or afternoon round (8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. shotgun starts). Each flight will be followed by a meal, gifts, and prizes for the participants.

The day's festivities will also include fun, healthy competition on the course. An opportunity for golfers to treat a bunch of friends to a great meal at either Fratello's or Patrick's: should a golfer get a hole-in-one from this particular tee they will receive $2,500 in food & beverage to one of these restaurants.

Fratello's and Patrick's join TITLE SPONSOR Bank of New Hampshire; GOLD SPONSOR DiGiorgio Associates Inc./Monitor Builders Inc.; SILVER SPONSORS Cross Insurance and MetroCast Business Services; GOLF BALL SPONSORS Cerner Corporation and FairPoint Communications; BRONZE SPONSORS Brennan and Pike, Franklin Savings Bank, Giguere Electric, Inc., Gragil Associates, Inc. and Landmark Benefits; CART SPONSORS Electric Connection and Meredith Village Savings Bank; and CORPORATE SPONSORS Chip Broadhurst, Creative Office Pavilion, Daniels Electric Corp., Humana MarketPOINT, Inc., Jackson Lewis LLP, Meredith Village Savings Bank, New Hampshire Healthy Families, and Stanley Elevator Company, Inc.. The Irwin Automotive Group is also Hole-in-One sponsors and Taylor Rental joins us as a major in-kind donor of the LRGHealthcare Golf Classic.


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LRGHealthcare SVP of Administrative & Support Services Suzanne Stiles, right,  thanks co-owner of Patrick's Pub & Eatery Allan Beetle (far left) and co-owner of Fratello's Italian Grille, Chris McDonough,  for their support as Hole-in-One Sponsors of the 2013 LRGHealthcare Golf Classic presented by Bank of New Hampshire. (Courtesy photo)

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 August 2013 08:26

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LACONIA — The Laconia Farmers' Market, recently voted as one of WMUR's top ten farmers' markets in New Hampshire, is kicking off New Hampshire Eat Local Month with its 2nd annual Farmers' Market Week Raffle on Saturday, August 10.

To enter the raffle, get a free ticket from a vendor, and visit each vendor to get your card stamped. The winner will be selected at the end of the market and will receive a gift basket consisting of all-local products donated from each of the Laconia Farmers' Market vendors.

Market Manager, Michelle Descoteaux says "The Laconia Farmers' Market is the only market to feature a vendor of the week. All summer long, when you make a purchase from a featured vendor, you can enter a raffle to win $20.00 in market bucks, which can be spent at any vendor by the end of the season. This is a fun and engaging way to really value and appreciate our vendors as well as our market customers."


Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 August 2013 09:25

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