Blog :: 01-2014

Driving distances to local ski areas

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When buying a house here in the Lakes Region people often ask about winter activities and proximity to local ski areas. Skiing is very popular here in northern New England and there are numerous excellent resorts in New Hampshire and Maine that are an easy drive from Wolfeboro and the towns surrounding Lake Winnipesaukee. Whether new to the sport or an experienced skier, there is something for everyone here. Take a look at the graphic below to get an idea of the distances between our towns and some of the best weekend getaways around!

If anyone is interested in having these numbers in Excel spreadsheet format, email Adam at .

Infographic - ski areas

Third Annual Team Trivia Tournament

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What is the world's largest lizard? Who wrote "The Shipping News"? How many points are on a backgammon board? If you know the answers to these trivia questions, then you should form a team and join the third annual Team Trivia Tournament to benefit the Wolfeboro Area Children's Center. The tournament is held each Wednesday night at the Wolfeboro Inn Ballroom from 5-8 pm through February 19; tickets are $15 per person, which includes hearty soups, breads, and a salad bar. Advance tickets are strongly recommended. Amaze yourself with your ability to recall meaningless information! Come test your knowledge of useless facts! With teams that go by the names of "Know It Alls" and "Trivialities," anything is possible.

Weeks One and Three Winners - the Geez Louise Wheezers

Weeks One and Three Winners - the Geez Louise Wheezers















Week Two Winners - the Marauders I

The Dow Realty Group is happy to support this event for such a great cause. For more information about the Team Trivia Tournament or the Wolfeboro Area Children's Center call 569-1027 or e-mail




Wolfeboro is looking for new businesses - Commercial Real Estate Available

Congratulations Zach Tarter and the rest of the Wolfeboro Economic Development Committee for looking to enhance Wolfeboro's future.

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By LARISSA MULKERN Special to the Union Leader

Economic Development Committee drawing business to Wolfeboro

Wolfeboro - Summer activities in full swing

Wolfeboro - Summer activities in full swing

WOLFEBORO -- The town's economic development committee is spreading the word that the Wolfeboro area is more than just a scenic place by the lake.

The 10-member Wolfeboro Economic Development Committee, headed by Chairman Zach Tarter, a professional investment adviser with Edward Jones, and Vice Chair Denise Roy-Palmer, executive director of the Wentworth Economic Development Corp., has worked with business and municipal leaders on a number of fronts to strengthen -- and publicize -- the region's business-friendly appeal.

Enhancing online presence from the town's website was accomplished recently by including links from the home page to maps and details on the town's two economic revitalization zones, the business park off Pine Hill Road and Wickers Drive, and on Center, Lehner and Pine streets.

"We believe our region has a lot to offer to business and industries throughout the U.S.," Tarter said. Those assets include potential tax credits from the state, no sales tax, a family-friendly, high quality of life, and relatively close proximity to major metropolitan areas including Manchester and Boston.

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Here are some current commercial listings available: Click here

Abenaki Ski Area News

From Wolfeboro Parks & Recreation:

Christmas Tree Bonfire, Abenaki Ski-A-Thon on Saturday, January 25 with PRIZES!!!! Spaces are going fast for this new event--sign up today to secure your spot and start getting pledges! Only 50 people will be able to participate, so sign up today. We have awesome prizes donated from Nordic Skier and Ski Works, great food provided by the Abenaki Ski Team, along with music, lights, fire -- what more could you ask for?

As a fundraiser for the new lodge at Abenaki (proposed to be built in 2015) the Friends of Abenaki are hosting a Ski-A-Thon at Abenaki Ski Area on Saturday, January 25th at 4:30pm. Skiers and boarders of all ages will get pledges from their friends and family for each lap that they ski during the Ski-A-Thon. We'll have prizes from Ski Works and Nordic Skier ($75, $50 and $25 gift certificates!) for the most laps skied and the most money raised, along with delicious food and our Annual Christmas Tree Bonfire following the event at about 5:30pm. There's even a varsity Kingswood hockey game following the bonfire, so you can come in the afternoon and stay through the evening! Sign up here!

Abenaki Ski Area is a wonderful place to meet local families and get a feel for our communities - if you're looking to invest in a second home or move to this area, keep it on your list for winter fun. With music, snacks, cross-country skiing, a "kiddie hill" and snowshoeing, as well as lessons and ski and snowboard camps, it's a family-friendly place that won't break the bank. Come enjoy winter, New Hampshire style!