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Lakes Region Cupcakes rated 'family favorite' by parenting magazine

TILTON — Lakes Region Cupcakes of Tilton has been selected by the readers of Parenting New Hampshire as a "Family Favorite" award recipient for favorite cupcakery.
The Family Favorite awards, now in its fourth year, is an award program that recognizes family-friendly businesses, services and places in almost 60 categories – as chosen by the readers of Parenting New Hampshire magazine.
Categories included Out & About, Baby Stuff, Birthday Fun, Shopping, Activities & Learning, Family Services and Restaurants.
"The Family Favorites' award program recognizes those places, people and things that make New Hampshire a great place to raise a family," said Melanie Hitchcock, editor of Parenting New Hampshire. "Whether it is at child care center, the library or the playground, parents give each other advice on what and who is the best. The Family Favorites contest gives them the opportunity to share that information with the wider public."

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 07:07

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Movie & breakfast for Senior Moment-um program on September 15

GILFORD – The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department will be sponsoring a Senior Moment-um program on Monday, September 15 at the Community Church Fellowship Hall. Participants will meet at 9 a.m. for breakfast and a movie.

In celebration of the start of football season, the featured movie will be “The Blind Side”. The movie and coffee are free of charge. Breakfast is available for anyone interested at $2 per person featuring blueberry pancakes an sausage.

Participants are asked to RSVP by Friday, September 12. For more information or to RSVP, contact the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department at 527-4722.


Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 September 2014 12:10

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Chicken BBQ Dinner at St. Joseph Church, Belmont, Saturday, September 13

BELMONT — Robert Leroux Council 10934, Knights of Columbus are hosting its fall Chicken BBQ Dinner at St. Joseph Church, Belmont, Saturday, September 13, from 5 to 6:30 p.m..
Dinner will feature BBQ Chicken, Homemade Baked Beans, Potato Salad, Corn-on-the-Cob, Rolls, Hot Apple Crisp and Assorted Beverages. The cost is $10 per person ($5 for children 6 and under).

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 September 2014 12:06

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Free Public Information Session To Discuss Soil Erosion on Durkee Brook and Meadow Brook

LACONIA — Homeowners and businesses along both Durkee Brook and nearby Meadow Brook in Laconia have been struggling for years to find a way to keep the stream banks from eroding. On September 18th from 6:30 to 8 PM in room 200A of Laconia City Hall there will be a free public information session to discuss what's being done to address selected occurrences of erosion, and what measures landowners can take to successfully help reduce erosion on their property.

The session will feature a presentation by Randall Shuey, an erosion control specialist reporting on what level of study is currently planned; Eric Williams from the NH Department of Environmental Services to introduce their Soak Up The Rain - NH program for homeowners; Lisa Morin of the Belknap County Conservation District (BCCD) to review a landowner survey currently being distributed to those living in the Durkee Brook watershed; and time for session attendees to share their knowledge of Durkee Brook and Meadow Brook.

For more information, including a map of the Durkee Brook and Meadow Brook watershed, please visit the BCCD website at www.belknapccd.org It is suggested that you register by September 16th if you wish to attend this information session. This can be done by sending in the registration form, contacting BCCD at telephone 527-5880 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . This program is an initiative of the Laconia Conservation Commission and the Union Cemetery Association with assistance provided by BCCD.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 September 2014 12:02

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