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Maple School at Winnisquam Regional

TILTON — The UNH Cooperative Extension, NH Timberland Owners Association and the NH Maple Producers Association will again offer the New Hampshire Maple School on Saturday, Oct. 18, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Winnisquam Regional High School.

The session is open to anyone interested in maple syrup production and will feature speakers from across New England and Quebec. The classes will cover a wide range of topics that will engage any sugarmaker from beginner/novice looking for the right tree to tap to the seasoned expert looking to add efficiencies their operation.

Dr. Timothy Perkins, a leading researcher in maple syrup production, will be presenting University of Vermont's research on tapping maple tree saplings.

Registration is required. Classes and lunch cost $45 per person, or $35 for just the classes. Registration deadline is Oct. 15. Visit www.nhwoods.org to view the NH Maple School Brochure and online registration on UNH Cooperative Extension's workshop listings. Contact Steven Roberge at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 603-352-4550 for questions or more information.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 October 2014 09:42

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Gilmanton Women’s Club selling pies Saturday from town office lawn

GILMANTON -- Gilmanton Women's Club will hold an event called Pies on the Common on Saturday, Oct. 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the lawn in front of the Gilmanton Town Offices, at the corner of Routes 107 and 140.

The club will be offering a large assortment of home-made pies, apples, cider, pumpkins, and a painting table for kids and/or adults to paint their purchased pumpkins. Harvest items will also be available for purchase from the attending vendors.



Last Updated on Thursday, 09 October 2014 09:37

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Gilford Police announce appointment of new school resource officers

GILFORD — The Gilford Police Department has announced the appointment of two new School Resource Officers, SRO Daniel P. O'Neill II and SRO Denise V. Parker. 

SRO O'Neill brings with him nearly ten years of experience with the Gilford Police Department as a Patrol Officer. He has had experience doing more in depth investigations, temporary fulfilling the department's need for a Detective, as well as specific interview training and a certified firearms instructor course. SRO O'Neill is a graduate of the Police Academy in the State of Michigan and holds an Associate Degree in Applied Arts and Science. 

SRO Parker also has ten years of Full-Time Law Enforcement experience, which includes previously serving as a SRO for the Gilford Police Department, currently filling a role as a Detective, as well as Detective, Juvenile Officer, and Juvenile Prosecutor positions for the Belknap County Sheriff's Department. SRO Parker has received numerous training as it pertains to her new position, to include the Basic SRO Course offered by the National Association of School Resource Officers, and child-related courses from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. 

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 October 2014 09:32

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Winni Historical Super Bingo will award over $10,000

LACONIA — Join the Lake Winnipesaukee Historical Society on Saturday, October 11th for Super Bingo, a high stakes bingo game, and take a chance to win over $10,000 in prizes. Doors open at 2 pm at the Funspot Bingo Hall.
The Super Bingo Game offers a $13 9-card package for the afternoon session (4:30-5:30 pm) and your choice of a $25 12-card package, $30 18-card package for the evening session (6:45-9:15 pm). You may also rent a Bingo computer for just $6 per day, play e-cards, paper cards or both to increase your chances of winning! Players are allowed to buy a maximum of 54 faces on an electronic video bingo device and are limited to one unit per person.
Guests may play either the afternoon or the evening session, or may come early and stay late to play both sessions.
The one-hour afternoon session will include 10 games paying an estimated $100 each. The evening session will include 12 games paying an estimated $320 each and three "Winner Takes All" games that may award up to $1,600. The "Carryover Coverall" game is guaranteed to pay $2,000. All prizes are based on attendance.
Other cash prizes can be won through pull-tab tickets sold at 50 cents each that pay from $10 to $499.
Guests are encouraged to come early to get your favorite seat as seating is limited. Doors open at 2:00pm.
The Lake Winnipesaukee Historical Society, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization established to preserve and promote the history and heritage of Lake Winnipesaukee, hosts bingo games at the Funspot Bingo Hall every Saturday evening.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 October 2014 09:28

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