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Comedy at Pitman’s on Saturday night

LACONIA — Las Vegas and Comedy Central stars Jim Colliton and Derek Richards are set to bring high level stand up comedy returns to Pitman's (94 New Salem St.), Saturday June 14 at 9 p.m. Tickets are $15 at the door and Pitman's is a BYOB venue.
Both Colliton and Richards are long time veterans of the comedy scene as each is a regular in Las Vegas, Atlantic City, and on cruise ships as well as having been seen on Comedy Central.
Colliton has also been seen on HBO, Comcast Comedy, NBC's next Big Star as well as touring with national act Brian Regan. Richards is the headliner of the Irish Comedy Tour, performs with the USO and plays Foxwoods and major clubs around the country.
"We understand summer is time when people are getting outside," said Pitman's owner Dick Mitchell, "but we also know people want to laugh no matter what the time of year.
"Last month was our first 9 p.m. show and we had almost 100 people so there was still a good turnout. People can take advantage of the good weather then take advantage of great comedy."

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 June 2014 08:45

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Alton Historical Society hosting local historian Carol Lee Anderson Tuesday

ALTON — The Alton Hitorical Society hosts author Carol Lee Anderson on Tuesday, June 17 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Gilman Library.

Anderson will discuss her new book, "The New England Life of Bob Montana" and provide an intimate glimpse into the life of the creator of the Archie Comics. A brief business meeting is held prior to the presentation, and refreshments are served following the program.The Historical Society programs are free and open to the public. 

The Historical Society Museum is open before and after the program and on the third Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. To learn more visit altonhistoricalsociety.org or call Martin Cornelissen at 875-5456.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 June 2014 08:43

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Irwin Hyundai Open House Friday Night

LACONIA —  Irwin Hyundai at 446 Union Avenue in Laconia is hosting an open house 5-8 p.m. on Friday, June 13 offering customers a unique opportunity to view the new 2014 Hyundai models.

Irwin Hyundai will be serving food, drinks and also offering prizes and giveaways to celebrate these new models. They will also be celebrating their third year of being in business along with last year's record sales of over 1,500 new and used Hyundai's. Irwin Hyundai will introduce the full Hyundai line up including the all new Hyundai Genesis. Its striking design and inspired craftsmanship are impressive, while its innovative safety technology is exceptional.

When equipped with optional Automatic Emergency Braking, the 2015 Genesis is the first rear wheel drive luxury sedan to earn the Top Safety Pick from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Test drives will be available, along with detailed explanations of the vehicle's features.

Chris Irwin was quoted saying, "we are excited to showcase all of the new award winning Hyundai models. Our open house is a fun and very social event that quite a few members of the community enjoy and we are looking forward to a great turn out."

RSVP to Anne Plourde (602 581 2969, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 June 2014 08:41

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Blue Loon Making Funspot, Weirs Beach Stops

OSSIPEE — The Carroll County Blue Loon will be offering deviation of the regular bus route for passengers wishing to go to Weirs Beach and Funspot.

This deviation will be available on the bus route that runs twice daily from West Ossipee to Laconia and back. See our schedule on our website at www.tricountycaptransit.weebly under Blue Loon Schedule. This will provide residents and tourists the opportunity to enjoy the entertainment that these two venues offer. For more information, or to schedule a trip, call 1-866-752-6890.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 June 2014 08:11

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