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Ask the Farmer workshop on October 19

MEREDITH — The last installment of Moulton Farm's Good Gardening Workshop series will feature Ask the Farmer on Saturday, October 19 at 10:30 a.m. 

"Although many people think the gardening season is over, this is the perfect time for the workshop," explains John Moulton, owner of the farm. "We're still growing things and will be harvesting for a few more months, but we're also doing things to prepare for next year's garden season. Home gardeners should also be doing a number of things to help prevent problems in next year's garden and encourage good harvests. Plus, it's a great time to ask questions about things that happened in your garden this year, while they are fresh in your memory."

Moulton Farm is located at 18 Quarry Road off Route 25 in Meredith. The farm practices sustainable agriculture and is dedicated to providing the highest quality products while preserving its rich soil for future generations. More information is available at moultonfarm.com.

 

Last Updated on Friday, 11 October 2013 07:48

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Program on Wacky Songs for Historical Society

MOULTONBOROUGH — The Moultonborough Historical Society will host a program on "Wacky Songs That Made Us Laugh," presented by Calvin Knickerbocker, on Tuesday, October 15 at the Moultonborough Public Library at 7 p.m.

This is a New Hampshire Humanities Council Program co-sponsored by the Library and the Historical Society.

The society, it's members and guests all enjoyed a delightful evening at the fourth annual "Monte Carlo Night" fundraiser, and the proceeds will go toward the maintenance of the Grange Hall and other historic buildings in the care of the Society.  Magic Food Productions provided a buffet dinner, and to VTA Entertainment Inc. provided a fun evening of gaming.

Sponsors were Ben Franklin The Punctual Plumber; the Berry Pond Motel; Cross Insurance Agency; Edward Jones Financial Advisor; Electrical Installations, Inc.; Elan Publishing; El Mariachi Restaurant; Fred Fuller Oil and Propane Co.; Good Neighbor Services; Integrated Water Systems; J.E. Thomas & Son Artesian Well; Keepsake Quilting; Lakes Region Realty; Lamprey Real Estate Associates; Larson's Auto Service; Mark Richter Repair; Melcher and Prescott Insurance Agency; Murphy's Village Store; Ossipee Mountain Electronics; Oxton Landscaping; Penta Corporation; R.N. Peaslee & Sons, Inc.; Pine Ridge Lawn and Landscape; Redwood Technologies; Smitty Plumbing and Heating; and Valerie A. Kimball Country Homes.
Other donations for the raffles were received from A.J. Bait and Tackle, Bank of New Hampshire, BAyswater Book Store, Bobhouse Restaurant, Bootlegger's shoe store, Boston Red Sox, Casual Cape, Chickadee Station, DaSilva Motorsports, Designer Goldsmiths, Fratello's Restaurant, George's Diner, Giuseppe's Restaurant; Garden Treasures, Oglethorpe Fine Arts and Crafts, Hair Connection, Hart's Restaurant, Home Comfort, Innisfree Book Shop, Interlakes Summer Theatre, Kevin's Cafe, Lakes Region Computer, Lavinia's Restaurant, Lowe's Home Improvement, Mame's Restaurant, Lively Designs, Meredith Village Savings Bank, Miracle Farms, New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Patricia's Specially For You Apparel, Ridgewood Country Club, Shaw's Supermarket, T-Bones Restaurant, The Country Drummer Jewelers, Common Man Restaurant, Country Carriage Gifts, Old Village Store, the Wineing Butcher, Woodshed Restaurant, Village Car Wash, Village Kitchen Restaurant, Waukewan Golf Course, Wild Meadow Canoes, and Yikes American Craft Gallery.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 October 2013 11:17

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Plymouth Democrats host health care talk

PLYMOUTH — The Plymouth Area Democrats will be hosting a discussion by a group of health care and insurance professionals at its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, October 16 , at 7 p.m.

Representatives from Mid-State Health Center, Speare Memorial Hospital, and the New Hampshire Insurance Department will present information concerning various aspects of the health care law as it applies to New Hampshire families, individuals, and small businesses. At the conclusion of their presentations, the panelists will entertain questions from the audience.

The health care law offers a number of new rights and protections that will provide greater choice and control over your health coverage when key parts of the law take effect in 2014. It will be essential to understand those rights and protections in order to make the best decisions concerning health insurance in the coming months.

This is a non-partisan, informational event. The Plymouth Area Democrats welcome the public, regardless of political party. Meetings are held at the Plymouth Regional Senior Center on Depot Road in Plymouth. For further information, please call 968-7105.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 October 2013 11:12

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Tickets available for Meredith Rotary Ice Fishing Derby

MEREDITH — The Meredith Rotary Club has opened the online shopping cart on their website, enabling the public to purchase tickets for the upcoming 2014 Ice Fishing Derby, scheduled for the Saturday and Sunday, February 8-9, 2014.

In 2013 the Fishing Derby was enhanced to provide all cash prizes for the winning fishermen, and a totally new prize structure that increases the opportunity for each fisherman to win the top prize with the capture of the largest fish in the seven available categories.

"Everyone who purchases a Derby ticket has a chance to win cash prizes," according to Betsey Donovan, Chairman of the 2014 Derby. "We have 14 drawings on Saturday for $100 each, and 32 drawings on Sunday for $100 each. Additionally, we have a $5,000 cash drawing on both Saturday and Sunday, and you don't even have to fish to be eligible for these prizes, all you need is a valid Derby ticket."

Late breaking Fishing Derby information is always available on the Meredith Rotary Club website and on Facebook. The 2014 Fishing Derby Brochure will be mailed to more than 10,000 fishermen throughout New England in November. The brochure outlines the rules and regulations for the Derby and also includes a Registration Form visit www.meredithrotary.org.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 October 2013 11:00

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