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Transportation group meeting on March 5

MEREDITH — The Lakes Region Planning Commission (LRPC) Transportation Technical Advisory Committee will meet at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at the Humiston Building in Meredith.

The meeting will include presentations about a new NHDOT web based application that allows highway projects and associated engineering plans to be viewed online. There will also be a presentation on the state railroad freight system. The LRPC Transportation TAC encourages all members of the public who are concerned about any aspect of transportation to attend and provide their input.

For additional information about this meeting please contact the Lakes Region Planning Commission at 279-8171.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 February 2014 10:48

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Central Force AAU Basketball Tryouts Saturday, Sunday (85)

BELMONT — The Central Force girls AAU program will be holding a two-day tryout on Saturday March 1 and Sunday, March 2 at Belmont Middle School at the following times:

Saturday March 1: Grades 5&6 12 p.m.-1 p.m., Grades 7&8 1 p.m.-2 p.m., Grades 9-10 2 p.m.-3 p.m. Sunday March 2: Grades 5/6 12 p.m.-1 p.m., Grades 7&8 1 p.m.-2 p.m., Grades 9-11 2 p.m.-3 p.m.

Email Mark at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions or for more information. There is a $25 registration fee. Parents should accompany players on the first day to complete paperwork. Please arrive early to fill out registration form.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 February 2014 10:07

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Local Heroes Lace Up for Battle of Badges Hockey Championship

MANCHESTER — Police and firefighters will take to the ice for the 7th annual CHaD Battle of the Badges Hockey Championship at the Verizon Wireless Arena on Saturday, March 1 to benefit the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD).

Representatives of police and fire departments from communities around the state will bring their skills to this spirited match-up of good vs. good and includes Badges' Police Team player Derek Newcomb of Plymouth Police, as well as Team Fire representation from Plymouth Firefighter Jeremy Bonan and Emmett Plourde of Plymouth Fire and Rescue.

Team Fire will be led by Lieutenant Mickey Drouin of the Dover Fire & Rescue, and Team Police by Lieutenant Pete Favreau of the Manchester Police Department. Both captains have played a lead role in the game since 2008.

Players dedicate themselves to several practices and a featured game in front of thousands of roaring fans. Each player pledges to raise $1,500 to demonstrate their passion and support for CHaD's mission to serve the region's children. CHaD helps players connect with the cause behind the game by pairing them with "CHaD Buddies," young CHaD patients who serve as special guests on gameday.

More than 5,500 families, friends, CHaD supporters, and hockey fans are expected to fill the Verizon Wireless to cheer on their local heroes and raise support for CHaD. Fans can get into the action by contributing to player fundraising and by wearing red or blue on game day to cheer for their community's local heroes. Information about the players, rosters, fundraising, and ticket sales can be found at www.CHaDHockey.org. Tickets to the game are $10, kids 10 and under are free.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 February 2014 09:52

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Evangelical Baptist Church now meeting in Lakeport

LACONIA — The former Evangelical Baptist Church building located in Veterans Square, Laconia. NH. has been sold. Papers were signed on Thursday, February 6.

The last service at this location was held on October 27th, 2013. The Evangelical Baptist Church now resides at the former location of Our Lady of the Lakes Church, Washington Street, Lakeport.  The first service at this location was held on November 3.

The church is currently meeting in the gymnasium building while renovations are completed in the worship center. Current renovations involve the installing of an elevator, and the remodeling of the worship center and the lower classrooms. The church expects to move into this building in the spring of 2014. Yasharian Construction of Tilton, is heading up this project.

Services are held on Sunday mornings at 9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. The administrative offices are located at 50 Washington Street. Lakeport. 603-524-2277.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 February 2014 03:06

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