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It can be hard to keep up a workout routine during the summer months. The kids are out of school, it’s too hot after work to think about heading to the gym, the lake is calling, the grill is calling, or any number of reasons. Call a family meeting and create a tailor made, family fitness challenge this summer. Use what's at home for equipment, incorporate the sports or activities that inspire the family, set goals and rewards, and make it happen. Be sure to include indoor as well as outdoor activities, so rainy days won't get in the way of fitness plans, and keep a progress chart in a …

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GILMANTON — Donald C. Leclair, 60, of 16 Malecite Lane, died on July 20, 2019, in his home, surrounded by his family.

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LACONIA — Elizabeth “Libby” G. Chase, 91, of County Drive, died on July 19, 2019, at the Belknap County Nursing Home.

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CENTER HARBOR — Antiques appraiser Paul Hough from the Waukewan Antiques store in Meredith will visit the Schoolhouse Museum, 94 Dane Road, on Thursday, July 25, from 7 p.m. Cost is $5 for one item, and $10 for three. There will be light refreshments and donations are accepted. This event is…

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LACONIA – Central New Hampshire VNA and Hospice is announcing that they have partnered with Franklin Savings Bank to help bring better health and more health education to residents of the Lakes Region. Thanks to a generous grant from Franklin Savings Bank, Central is able to offer free blood…

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SANBORNTON — Elaine Elliott Snyder, 82, a longtime resident of Franklin and Sanbornton, died July 20, 2019, at Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia following a sudden illness.

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BELMONT — Charles "Chuck" E. Theroux, 67, a resident of Belmont, died July 19, 2019, following a period of failing health.

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LACONIA — On Thursday, July 25, Opechee Day Camp will host the annual Peanut Carnival at Opechee Park from 5-7 p.m. Along with designing and running each game, campers will also set game prices, in peanuts of course. Bags of peanuts are available for $3, and an alternative for those with all…

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MEREDITH — The Meredith Altrusa Club is offering their next community dinner at the Meredith Community Center on Wednesday, July 24. Doors open at 5 p.m, and dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. The club will serve grilled hot dogs, coleslaw, baked beans, cucumbers and ice cream sandwiches.

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WOLFEBORO — In their summer production of Thornton Wilder’s "Our Town," the Village Players will pose such questions as, What is it about New Hampshire that makes hardy souls suffer relentless winters and draws people back each summer from across the globe? Is it the scent of heliotrope and …

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WEIRS BEACH — On Wednesday, July 24, at 7 p.m., the Lake Winnipesaukee Museum will host architect and historian Thomas Hubka for his talk ‘Big House, Little House, Back House, Barn: The Connected Farm Buildings of New England.’ This program is sponsored by New Hampshire Humanities and is fre…

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GILMANTON — Paula J. Mericer, Gilmanton School principal, congratulates the following students for being selected as good citizens of the year for 2018-2019:

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GILMANTON IRON WORKS — Peter Pinckney Jr., 55, of Gilmanton Iron Works, passed away unexpectedly on July 13, 2019.