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Ugotta Regatta returns to Waterville Valley on July 19

WATERVILLE VALLEY — The annual Ugotta Regatta returns to the waters of Corcoran Pond with canoe, kayak and paddle boat races on Saturday, July 19. The five-acre lake, located next to Town Square in the heart of Waterville Valley, will have a designated course for paddlers.

The regatta starts at 11 a.m. and registration opens at 10:30 a.m. Prizes will be awarded to the top three places in each event. There is a $5 per person entry fee per race, which are on a first come, first serve basis.

Following the boat races, there will be the popular Boat Oughtta Float homemade boat competition. Families or groups wishing to participate should have their boat constructed prior to event day and be prepared to launch and paddle their craft in the race by noon.

These annual events are hosted by the Waterville Valley Recreation Department, which can be reached at 603-236-4695.

Following the fun on the water "Waterville Goes Country " begin with free concerts featuring The Eric Grant Band from 2 to 5 p.m. and The Tammy Jackson Band will perform from 6 to 9 p.m. Country concerts will be held in the Waterville Valley Town Square and are free and open to everyone.

For more information: Call 1-800-GO-VALLEY or visit www.visitwatervillevalley.com.


Last Updated on Thursday, 10 July 2014 09:52

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Gilford Old Home Day Parade Applications Available

GILFORD — The Gilford Old Home Day Committee is currently accepting Parade Applications for the Old Home Day Parade to be held on August 23. Applications will be accepted through August 20.

These forms are available at both Bank of NH locations in Gilford, Meredith Village Savings Bank Gilford Branch, Franklin Savings Bank Gilford Branch, The Gilford Library, the Gilford Town Hall, Gilford Recreation Department Office and on the Parks and Recreation website at www.gilfordrec.com.

For more information, contact the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department at 527-4722.

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Greater Meredith Program to Welcome Two New Businesses to Main Street

MEREDITH — The Greater Meredith Program Promotions Committee will be hosting a formal ribbon-cutting for two new businesses to join Main Street. "We're excited to have Providence C&B and Winni Denim join other Main Street businesses and want to welcome them to Meredith with an official ribbon-cutting," said Promotions Chair Jeanie Forrester.

The ribbon cutting for Providence C & B will be at 3 p.m. and for Winni Denim at 3:30 p.m.

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. . For more information about GMP or volunteer opportunities, please call 603.279.9015, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit the website at www.greatermeredithprogram.com.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 July 2014 09:45

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Wolfeboro Dentist Heads NH Dental Society

WOLFEBORO – The New Hampshire Dental Society (NHDS) recently installed new officers during their annual meeting at Church Landing in Meredith.

Robert M. Maguire, DDS was elected President of the New Hampshire Dental Society. Maguire is a dentist in Wolfeboro, where he has practiced since 1990. After earning his DDS in 1984 from Georgetown University School of Dentistry, he served as a Naval dental officer from 1984-87. He also led the Lakes Region component of NHDS as president in 1992 and 2009. He currently enjoys treating patients of all ages and is focused on preventive care.

"I look forward to serving the Society by continuing to promote dentistry and represent our state's member dentists," Maguire said. "I look forward to being part of a team that continues to speak on legislative, regulatory and dental issues involving the public."

Also installed were: Dr. Peter Welnak of Keene as President-Elect; Dr. John P. Ahern from Derry as First Vice-President; Dr. Paul Thompson of Manchester as Second Vice-President; Dr. Glenda Reynolds of New Hampton as Secretary/Treasurer and Dr. Richard Rosato of Concord as Delegate-At-Large.

The New Hampshire Dental Society is the professional association of dentists in New Hampshire. With more than 800 members, the association represents more than 84 percent of the practicing dentists in the state. To find a local dentist near you, visit www.nhds.org or call (603) 225-5961.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 July 2014 09:43

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