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Canterbury Shaker Village’s Traditional Craft Days

Step into the sounds and sights of yesterday at the 2nd annual Traditional Craft Days at Canterbury Shaker Village, on June 29 and 30. Bring the family and visit with craftspeople, listen to live music…


Remembering the Civil War at the Tamworth History Center

Story & photos Kathi Caldwell-Hopper

Whether you are from Tamworth or just visiting the area on vacation, the exhibit is a must-see…


The Meredith Sculpture Walk Brings the Art Outdoors!

By Sarah Wright

We’ve already been lucky this spring to have some sunny weekends to get out and explore the Lakes...


Back on the Trail at the Science Center

Story and photos by Kathi Caldwell-Hopper

We’ve all heard the saying that you’re never too old to learn something new. I never thought much about that philosophy until a recent visit to the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center in Holderness…


Alton Bay Water Bandstand Celebration Day

If you have passed through Alton Bay, you likely spotted something unique: a bandstand in the middle of the water. You may have wondered what the town does with such a pretty structure…

Shaker Village, NH

Canterbury Shaker Village: a very special place

By Mark Okrant

Those of us who are passionate about heritage settings couldn’t be much more fortunate. New Hampshire offers many opportunities to view…


Motorcycles as Fine Art - the Paintings of Stephen Hall

By Kathi Caldwell-Hopper

“I’ve always loved to draw,” says Stephen Hall. Like most artists, he is aware that if you love to draw, you will find a way to bring it into your life…

Transportation for guests at Dixville Notch.

Day Tripping

Grand Vacations at Grand Hotels

By Kathi Caldwell-Hopper

Everything about the hotels was grand and beautiful. You could escape for a week or a summer in the glorious White Mountains of northern…

Severe thunderstorm with lightning from 2017.

Storm Chasing: A Twisted Pleasure

By Mark Okrant

There are a number of people who get their kicks by driving all over the landscape in search of violent storms. Many do this in the name of scientific investigation, while others are…


One more way to fund your lakes region relocation

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Employment opportunities abound in the Lakes Region…


Eat Healthy and Fresh at a Farmers Market

By Sarah Wright

Whether you’re entertaining at home, or interested in eating healthier home-cooked meals, a farmers market offers plenty of options. Shopping at…


Motorcycle Trek Adventures

Although I am not a motorcyclist, like many bikers, I like to take to the roads in search of fun, unusual places to explore. Each year, come June and Laconia Motorcycle Week, I like to share some of the places I discovered.


Bring on Summer Events for Family Fun!

Summer is almost here, and many families are already planning their summer vacations. The Lakes Region is a wonderful place to make memories in the summertime, with swimming…


Test Your New Hampshire Trivia Knowledge

By Kathi Caldwell-Hopper

The trivia questions in the book “start out easy and then become more challenging as the book progresses,” she explains. Accuracy was very…


Hands to Wood. Wood to Water.

There’s a boatload of watercraft resources around the Lakes Region

Although it is not officially summertime yet, it’s never too early to plan excursions to get out on the water. My kayak lays dreaming - and I dream of my kayak.



Summer Cottages…Large and Small

By Kathi Caldwell-Hopper

When we think of a summer cottage, a tiny, one or two room wooden structure comes to mind. The cottage might fit more than one vacationing…

Make Tracks to The North East Motor Sports Museum

Story & Photo by Mark Okrant

Much like a treasure chest, New Hampshire is home to a number of jewels in the form of historic museums. One of the gems awaiting…

Memorial Day

Lakes Region Memorial Day Observances

By Kathi Caldwell-Hopper

Memorial Day means different things to different people: at this time of year snowbirds return and open up their summer homes…


A Visit to the Wright Museum’s Exhibit “Righting a Wrong” is a Valuable Lesson

By Mark Okrant

Preparation for this story took me to one of my favorite museum venues in New Hampshire…

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Get a Jump on Summer Activities for Kids

By Sarah Wright

Once school lets out for summer, parents scramble to sign their kids up for all sorts of fun activities. There are many options out there for kids…


Go Sailing With the Lake Winnipesaukee Sailing Association

By Kathi Caldwell-Hopper

“Our goal is to introduce people to the sport of sailing regardless of financial means, age or ability,” says Al Posnack, a member of the…


Fishing Guides: a line on a most favorable experience

By Mark Okrant

Moore’s guide service differs from that of the majority of his counterparts. While most…


Visit the Blue Heron House and Trail in Effingham

By Sarah Wright

I love being outside in nature, whether alone or with my kids. Spring is upon us, and that means we’ll be hitting the trails again, trekking out…


Running the Rapids – Rain or Shine to the Finish Line

By Rosalie Triolo

Spills, chills and thrills. Smiles and laughter. Race participants paddling their canoes and kayaks keep “Rollin on the River.” The Great Smith River...

Pond Hockey Classic, Videographer Aaron Marinel

A bird’s-eye view of the 2019 pond hockey classic on Lake Winnipesaukee

Video by Laker.TV - Videographer: Aaron Marinel

A unique perspective of an action packed event!



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This video features a Q&A with new Congressman Chirs Pappas on his recent trip to Wolfeboro, New Hampshire. https://chrispappas.org


Crafting a Forever Home

By Kathi Caldwell-Hopper

What do you do when the kids are grown, and you have the house to yourselves? Might you look forward to a quieter, more sedate life?

If you are Jerome and Jennifer Libby, you build a barn. Not just any barn…

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