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Blue Loon Suspends Midday Route to Laconia

OSSIPEE — Effective April 1, Tri-County Community Action Program will be suspending Carroll County's Blue Loon midday route that operates between McDonald's in West Ossipee to Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia. The route currently leaves West Ossipee at 9:30 a.m., arrives in Laconia at 11 a.m. and is back in West Ossipee at 1:20 p.m.

Passengers should make other arrangements for transportation as of April 1. Any comments or questions may be directed to Beverly Raymond, Director of Transportation, Tri-County Community Action Program, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone at 603-752-1741.

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 March 2014 10:17

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Spread your Wings skating show raises funds for Maggie's Beat

LACONIA — Jennifer Tondreau and the Central New Hampshire Skating Academy presents the 11th annual Spread Your Wings and Soar Cancer Benefit Show on Saturday, March 15 at the Laconia Ice Rink. The performance will begin at 7 p.m.

Each year the Skating Academy donates all proceeds to a local family battling cancer or a local organization assisting these families. This year the Academy has chosen to support Maggie’s Beat a 501(c)3 non-profit organization established in memory of Maggie Philbrook who passed away on February 2 at age 13 from Phabdomysarcoma, a rare pediatric cancer. The mission of Maggie’s Beat is to make a difference in the fight against pediatric cancer.

Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the door. Children under 5 are admitted free of charge. For additional information visit www.cnhskatingacademy.org or call 226-5683.


Last Updated on Thursday, 13 March 2014 10:13

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Coffee and Classic March 17th

GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department will be sponsoring a Senior Moment- um program on Monday, March 17 at 9 a.m. Participants will meet at the Community Church, Fellowship Hall for a "Coffee and a Classic".

The film shown is "Waking Ned Devine". The movie and coffee are free of charge. Breakfast is available for anyone interested at $2 per person which includes eggs, sausage, baked beans, tomato and potato.

Anyone interested in breakfast must RSVP by Friday, March 14. For more information or to RSVP please call the Parks and Recreation Office at 527-4722.


Last Updated on Thursday, 13 March 2014 10:10

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Rotary Pancake Breakfast benefits Boys and Girls Club Fund Drive

LACONIA — An All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast hosted by Laconia Rotary Club on Sunday, March 30, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. will take place at the Boys & Girls Club of the Lakes Region at 888 North Main Street.

Breakfast is $5 per person or $20 per family and includes pancakes, sausage, orange juice and coffee. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the Boys & Girls Club for the purchase and renovation of their new home at the former St. James Episcopal Church.

"The Boys and Girls Club of the Lakes Region serves hundreds of children from throughout the area, and provides them with the life skills needed to become productive members of the community," said Laconia Police Chief Christopher Adams, who serves as President of the Board of Directors, "After a long journey, we have finally found a wonderful property that our community's youngsters will be able to call home for many years to come. We are grateful to Laconia Rotary Club for supporting our work."

Laconia Rotary is seeking donations of pancake mix, sausage, maple syrup, orange juice and coffee for the event. Those interested in donating product or making a cash donation can contact Pat Anderson at 556-9956 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 March 2014 10:05

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