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LACT Homebuyer seminar Feb 22

LACONIA — Would-be homeowners can learn everything they need to know about buying a home in a full-day seminar offered by the Laconia Area Community Land Trust (LACLT), a HUD-approved housing counseling agency, and sponsored by The Bank of New Hampshire. The seminar will be held on Saturday, February 22 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lakes Region Community Services in Laconia.

The topics or the seminar would include credit and budgeting, qualifying for a mortgage, working with a realtor, home inspection process, and the closing process.

The First-time Homebuyer Seminar is free and open to the public; advance registration is required, and lunch and refreshments will be provided. Register by calling Debra Drake, LACLT's Homeownership Director at (603) 524-0747 or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . LACLT's full seminar and workshop schedule is available online at www.laclt.org.

Last Updated on Friday, 07 February 2014 12:05

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LHS Key donates food to Salvation Army

In its continuing approach to bettering our community one child at a time, members of the LHS Key Club, in coordination with representatives from the Laconia Kiwanis, did an extended shopping trip during the holidays to provide food for the needy families of our area. Pictured here are shoppers with the lengthy receipt for all the food that was purchased at Market- Basket in Tilton. All-Brite Cleaners, of Gilford, partnered with the Clubs by matching the dollar donation, further helping to make the holidays Briter for families. The groceries were delivered to the Salvation Army and distributed. (Courtesy photo)

Last Updated on Friday, 07 February 2014 12:01

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LRPA continues streaming, Belknap County meetings available on demand

LACONIA — The Lakes Region Public Access Television Board of Directors voted to continue streaming channel 25 indefinitely.

The web based service is also being enhanced with the addition of Belknap County Commission, Delegation and Sub-Committee meetings delivered on demand. Go to new.livestream.com/lrpatv or www.lrpa.org and click Video On Demand - VOD.

Last Updated on Friday, 07 February 2014 10:57

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Squam Winterfest held Feb 15

HOLDERNESS — The Squam Lakes Association (SLA) will host Winterfest 2014 on Saturday, February 15 from noon to 3 p.m.

Winterfest celebrates the beauty and wonders of winter on Squam. The day will feature various outdoor family activities such as ice skating, sledding, cross country skiing and winter minigolf at the SLA's Resource Center on Piper Cove. Bring a sled, skates, skis and appetite. Hot cocoa by the bonfire, and retreat indoors to treat participants taste buds by sampling chili from area restaurants during the SLA's Annual Chili Contest. Valley Sled Dogz will join the SLA at Winterfest again this year.

For more information on Winterfest or any other SLA programs visit squamlakes.org or contact the SLA directly by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 603-968-7336.

Last Updated on Friday, 07 February 2014 10:55

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