March 2017

Colonial Theater

by Kathi Caldwell-Hopper

Story by Barbara Neville Wilson Photo Courtesy Belknap EDC It’s a bright winter morning when I ease into the oval roundabout of downtown Laconia. The vintage “Colonial” sign catches my eye before I pull into the first parking space available: #2. It’s a Thursday, but there’s no one in sight as I step out of […]

Yesteryear – Skiing Mount Whittier

by Kathi Caldwell-Hopper

Mount Whittier in its heyday.Courtesy New England Ski Museum/Dick Smith Collection.   By Kathi Caldwell-Hopper We’ve all driven by one of them. Traces of a once busy chair lift, rope tow or downhill trail are visible and hint at what were once thriving ski areas in NH. Thanks to the efforts of a number of […]

St. Patrick’s Day Events

by The Laker

By Kathi Caldwell-Hopper Lakes Regioners love a good holiday, especially one celebrated after a long winter. St. Patrick’s Day comes at a great time – when the March winds and somewhat warmer weather give a promise and a hint of summertime yet to come. The area has many St. Patrick’s events to mark the holiday, […]

Outstanding NH Women

by The Laker

Meredith’s Liz Lapham By Kathi Caldwell-Hopper If you spend more than a few minutes talking with Meredith’s Liz Lapham, the words volunteer, community and involvement come up often in the conversation. As the executive director of the Greater Meredith Program (GMP), Liz did a lot during her time on the job (she officially retired in […]

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