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Program on farm share in the Lakes Region

GILFORD — The Gilford Public Library will host Aaron Lichtenberg, owner and operator of Winnipesaukee Woods Farm, for an informal Q&A on Farm Shares: Eating Fresh and Supporting Communities on Tuesday, May 19 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

This program is highly recommended for anyone who has questions about participating in a farm share or would like to learn more about what community supported agriculture (CSA) really means. Lichtenberg will provide information about what foods you could expect to receive in a CSA, why supporting local farms is so vital, and how individual's can sign up for a CSA with his farm or any other local farm.

This program is free and open to the public. For more information contact the Gilford Public Library at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 524-6042.

Last Updated on Thursday, 14 May 2015 10:19

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Food Sensitivity Talk in Gilford on May 22 (118)

GILFORD — Program titled Living and Thriving with Food Sensitivities held on Friday, May 22 at Wesley Woods.

The program will be led by Holistic Health Coach, Devyn Abbott of Brave Soul Health and Wellness. Food sensitivities can cause health conditions including migraines, constipation, IBS, bloating, skin conditions, fatigue, and weight gain/loss. Learn how to recognize the symptoms and make the lifestyle and diet changes necessary to support the immune system and restore health. Join us for allergen-friendly samples, recipes, and cooking tips to support your health and healing.

This seminar will be in the Wesley Woods Community Room, off Rte. 11, behind the First United Methodist Church in Gilford. Lunch will be served. RSVP by calling 603-528-2555 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Thursday, 14 May 2015 10:04

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New Hampshire Electric Cooperative request completed ballots by June 10

PLYMOUTH — Members of the New Hampshire Electric Cooperative (NHEC) have until Wednesday, June 10 at 4:30 p.m. to return their completed ballots for the four seats open on the board to NHEC headquarters in Plymouth. A postage-paid return envelope is included in the ballot mailing. Winners of the Board election will be announced at the 76th Annual Meeting of Members, to be held June 16 at Prospect Hall on the campus of Plymouth State University. All Co-op members are welcome to attend.

Four candidates are seeking election this year to four seats on the Co-op's 11-member Board of Directors. All four candidates were nominated by the NHEC Nominating Committee, which reviews the qualifications of each candidate and recommends those it feels would best contribute to the successful operation of the Cooperative. All candidates are required to be members of the Cooperative.

This year's candidates selected by the Nominating Committee include incumbent Board members Chuck Braxton of Meredith, Ken Colburn of Meredith, Sharon Davis of Campton and Dave Talbot of North Woodstock. NHEC members are receiving statements from the candidates in support of their candidacies along with a ballot.

Ballot counting will take place Thursday, June 11 at Co-op headquarters in Plymouth. Newly-elected Board members will be seated immediately following the Annual Meeting on June 16 and will serve three-year terms.

NHEC is a democratically controlled, not-for-profit electric distribution company serving 83,000 homes and businesses in 115 New Hampshire communities.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 May 2015 09:37

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Alton Bay Fire Station subject of historical society talk

ALTON — The Alton Historical Society will be hosting a program by Fire Chief Scott Williams and Bob Witham on the history of the Alton Bay Fire Station from it's beginning as Alton Bay Hose Co. No.2 in 1894 to present on Tuesday, May 19 at 7 p.m. at the lower level of the Gilman Library.

The presentation will include some pictures and stories, such as how they dried the hoses by hanging them up through the ceiling into the attic and up into the hose tower. Alton Historical Society programs are always Free and open to the public. A brief business meeting will be held prior to the presentation and refreshments will be served following the program.

The Society's Museum, also on the lower level of the library, is open before and after the program and on the third Saturday of each month from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. To learn more, visit altonhistoricalsociety.org or call Marty Cornelissen at 875-5456.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 May 2015 08:38

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