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Pitmans Hosting Roberto Morbioli Blues Band

LACONIA — Pitman's Freight Room at 94 New Salem Street in Laconia has recovered from another arson fire and will host the Roberto Morbioli Blues Band on Thursday Nov 14 at 8 p.m. Admission is $12 and Pitman's is a BYOB venue.

Roberto Morbioli was born in Verona and started playing the guitar at an early age. At the age of 15 he discovered his greatest passion to be the blues. After several years of activity in the Italian music scene, he was asked to play in the 'Tao Ravao Blues Band' in 1987, with whom he recorded his first album: "From Madagascar To Chicago". In 1991 he finally set up his own band MORBLUS which has brought him much recognition and many awards, playing in all the biggest national and international blues festivals and events. Roberto's personality and unique playing style are evident in all his interpretations while at the same time recalling the styles of blues greats such as Freddy King, Albert King, B.B. King, Albert Collins, T. Bone Walker, Steve Ray Vaughn and Eric Clapton.

"The blues flow so naturally for Roberto Morbioli, and his guitar playing and vocals are so polished, he sounds as if he grew up closer to Chicago than Verona, Italy." Boston Herald.
For more information, check www.pitmansfreightroom.com Doors open at 7:30 p.m.

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Bristol Baptist Church hosting 'Christmas in Song' December 8

BRISTOL — On Sunday, December 8, Bristol Baptist Church will be hosting it's annual "Christmas In Song" beginning at 7 p.m.

The program will include area talent and audience participation. A free will offering will be taken and this will be given to Community Services.
Following the program, refreshments will be served in the Church vestry. Bristol Baptist Church is located at 30 Summer St., Bristol. For more information, call 744-3885 or 744-8804

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Greater Meredith Program sponsors 'Lights in the Village'

MEREDITH — The Promotion Committee of the Greater Meredith Program has challenged local businesses to light up the village by decorating the windows of their storefronts and be known as the "Best Decorated Business in Meredith".

A team of judges will visit each display the week of December 2 and decide on the Best in Show, Most Creative and Best Theme.

In addition, holiday shoppers visiting participating merchants will be asked to "vote" by donating 25 cents in containers provided by the GMP. The popular vote will be announced on Dec. 23 when the change from each business is counted. All funds raised from the popular vote will go towards Meredith's 250th Anniversary Celebration Fund.

To enter merchants should contact Liz Lapham, GMP Executive Director at 603-279-9015 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Nov. 15 and decorate their windows by Dec. 2. There is no cost to enter.

The Greater Meredith Program (GMP) is a nonprofit community economic development organization seeking to enhance economic vitality, historical and cultural heritage, and town-wide beautification.

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PSU Alumni Donate $2,000 to Plymouth Area Thanksgiving Basket Project


PLYMOUTH — A group of Plymouth State University alumni have donated $2,000 to this year's PSU Thanksgiving Basket Project, which has provided food to needy households in the Plymouth area for 40 years.

This is the fourth year the non-profit group, 27 Highland Ave., Inc., has donated money to the project, bringing their total contributions to more than $9,000. PSU Thanksgiving Basket Project organizer Kathy Tardif of PSU's Catholic Campus Ministry said the generous donation will make the Thanksgiving holiday a little brighter.

"We are thrilled this group of alumni have such concern and interest in the community that hosted them when they were in college," Tardif said. "Thanks to their incredible generosity, we have been able to expand the project to meet the increasing needs of community members in these difficult times."

27 Highland Ave., Inc. is composed primarily of military veterans. The group also packs and delivers the Thanksgiving baskets. PSU's United Campus Ministry and PSU's food service provider Sodexo also sponsor the Thanksgiving Basket project.

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