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Doing Good New Hampshire with the Lakes Region Sock Drive

Ten years ago, the freshmen class at Interlakes Middle High School in Meredith started a sock drive to help organizations that work with children, and organizations that help our neighbors living with homelessness and/or food insecurities.  Little did they know that it would become an annual Lakes Region tradition that occurs every October!  The 10th […]

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Where To Go Stargazing In New Hampshire

To get the best possible stargazing experience, you’ll want to head out on a night that is nearly clear from cloud cover and find a location with minimal light pollution. Winter offers some of the best stargazing of the year. The reward of seeing some of the most apparent stars in the sky is well […]

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Doing Good New Hampshire with Nathan Pelletier

This week I had the opportunity to speak with Nate Pelletier of Franklin. Nate is from Watseka, Illinois and after he graduated from college he took a three month internship in Hill. After his internship finished up, Nate realized he had fallen in love with the people, the beautiful scenery, the seasons, and opportunities that […]

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The Lakes Of New Hampshire

1. Lake Winnipesaukee County: Belknap/Carroll Lake Winnipesaukee is the largest lake in New Hampshire and is located in the Lakes Region. It is home to more than 250 islands and inlets and is a highly visited tourist destination year-round. 2. Lake Sunapee County: Sullivan/Merrimack Lake Sunapee is located in western New Hampshire and is the fifth-largest lake […]

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Meet Local Leader Jeanin (Nin) Onos of Gilford

Here on the Stay Work Play blog, we’re celebrating young leaders across the state who have stepped up to participate in the political process! “Meet Local Leader…” is a series highlighting the people under forty who are leading their communities at the local level. Age: 37 Elected Position Held: School Board Occupation and Employer: VP […]

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Discover Canterbury Shaker Village

Whether you come to connect with nature, history, or art, it is time you to come experience Canterbury Shaker Village for yourself. Visiting Canterbury Shaker Village is something like stepping onto a movie set of a Netflix period drama. This historic village is completely intact, encapsulating a past spiritual way of life and universal meditation […]

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Your Guide To New Hampshire’s State Parks

1. Odiorne Point State Park Town: Rye (Rockingham County) Odiorne Point State Park is a family-friendly park located along the seacoast. Enjoy walking along with a network of trails or visit the Seacoast Science Center, which is situated in the park. 2. Rollins State Park Town: Warner (Merrimack County) Rollins State Park is home to […]

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The Most Scenic Waterfalls In New Hampshire

1. Arethusa Falls Town: Hart’s Location County: Carroll Arethusa Falls is a popular spot that both locals and tourists visit during the summer months. Two small waterfalls and a swimming hole can also be found about a mile downstream from the central falls. Directions: Trailhead and parking area are located on Arethusa Falls Road in […]

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Doing Good New Hampshire with Kitty Kiefer

This week, I had the opportunity to speak with Kitty Kiefer, the College Consortium Coordinator at the New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office, Board Member of Remedial Herstory, and a Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains Troop Leader in the Lakes Region. Kitty was born and raised in the Newfound Lake region where she […]