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Squam Lakes Watershed Plan Being Updated

 

HOLDERNESS — The Squam Lakes Association and Plymouth State University will host a Strategic Watershed Planning Meeting on Thursday, January 23 from 4-6 p.m. at the SLA Resource Center at 534 US Route 3.

In 1991, the NH Office of State Planning completed a Squam Lakes Watershed Plan. In the twenty-three years since the plan was adopted, a lot has changed in the region, however the plan has not.

Several graduate students at Plymouth State University, enrolled in a land use planning class, have focused on applying local planning concepts. The class is working with the SLA to better understand local town planning, identify current land use issues and priorities within local communities in the watershed to determine how a new watershed plan can best be developed.

The SLA is inviting boards of Selectmen, Planning Boards, and Conservation Commissions from Ashland, Center Harbor, Holderness, Moultonborough, and Sandwich as well as the Lakes Region Planning Commission to this meeting. Anyone concerned with the future of the Squam Lakes region is welcome to attend.

The meeting agenda includes an overview of watershed planning, the 1991 Squam Lakes Watershed Plan, preliminary work by the students in reviewing town Master Plans and land use regulations; a summary of the SLA's conservation, education, and recreation programs; and a discussion seeking input to help shape the development of future Squam Lake watershed planning efforts.

To learn more about the SLA and its up-coming events and programs, visit www.squamlakes.org or call (603)968-7336.

Last Updated on Friday, 17 January 2014 10:34

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Irwin Automotive to Host Free Credit Clinic on January 22

LACONIA — Irwin Automotive will host a free Credit Clinic on Wednesday, January 22 from 5-6 p.m. designed to help community members in bettering their credit scores.

The focus of the clinic will be on overcoming credit challenges through improving or rebuilding credit and eventually buying a vehicle. Food and soft drinks will be served with a door prize and grand prize winner chosen. Space is limited to 40 participants. Make a reservation by contacting David Shafman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 603-581-2994.

Last Updated on Friday, 17 January 2014 10:29

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Retired Educators meeting Tuesday at Giuseppe’s

MEREDITH — The next Lakes Region Retired Educators' Association's meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, January 21 at Giuseppe's Restaurant at Mill Falls Marketplace. The meeting will begin at 11 a.m. 

The meeting will include an informal social time to share books read, hobbies, and/or types of volunteering. A buffet lunch will be provided.

The cost will be $16 per person, including tax and tip. Reservations are due Friday, January 17. To make a reservation call 253-8559 or 524-4062.

Last Updated on Friday, 17 January 2014 10:26

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Meat Bingo at American Legion Post 33

1MEREDITH — The American Legion Post 33 in Meredith is hosting a Meat Bingo event on Saturday January 25 at 3 p.m. at the Post at 6 Plymouth Street in Meredith.

The event is sponsored by the American Legion. All proceeds from this event will directly benefit repairs to the American Legion Post. There is no smoking at this event.

Last Updated on Friday, 17 January 2014 10:11

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