• Bridgewater couple killed in house fire - 36 weeks 9 hours ago - Two people were killed in an overnight fire at a house in Bridgewater.
  • Winter storm part II: Georgia says it's ready - 36 weeks 9 hours ago - Fire up the salt trucks. Cancel after-school plans. Position the National Guard. Two weeks after a few inches of snow paralyzed Atlanta and embarrassed the state, Gov. Nathan Deal is tackling the latest round of bad weather with gusto.
  • Goffstown boy, 2, recovering after bone marrow transplant - 36 weeks 10 hours ago - A 2-year-old Goffstown boy is recovering after having a bone marrow transplant on Thursday.
  • Police: Two juveniles arrested after residents find firecrackers in mailboxes - 36 weeks 11 hours ago - Raymond police said two juveniles were arrested after several residents reported finding firecrackers in their mailboxes.
  • Money Savers: Cobbler repairs shoes, saves wallet - 36 weeks 11 hours ago - Walking around can cause wear and tear on shoes, but a local cobbler is helping people save money by repairing their tattered shoes.
  • Sunday's snow makes for messy Monday morning - 36 weeks 11 hours ago - Sunday's snow made for a messy commute on Monday morning.
  • Police: Man arrested in connection with heroin death - 36 weeks 11 hours ago - Police have accused a New Hampshire man of supplying some heroin that led to another man's death.
  • College football star Michael Sam: I'm gay - 36 weeks 12 hours ago - Michael Sam, an All-American defensive lineman from the University of Missouri, publicly revealed that he's gay Sunday, creating the possibility he'll be the first openly gay player drafted by the National Football League.
  • Charges in Allenstown stabbing upgraded to first-degree murder - 36 weeks 12 hours ago - Charges have been upgraded against the Barnstead woman accused of stabbing an 18-year-old in Allenstown.
  • Man accused in Hudson stabbing due in court - 36 weeks 12 hours ago - Police said on Jan. 28, Joshua McKinnon, 32, stabbed a man and woman near Bockes Road. 
  • 11-year-old wins $15,000 prize at Meredith fishing derby - 36 weeks 13 hours ago - Crowds gathered in Meredith Bay on Sunday to find out the big winners in the 35th annual Great Meredith Rotary Fishing Derby.
  • CEO of Northeast Credit Union killed in snowmobile accident - 36 weeks 13 hours ago - Family and colleagues are mourning the death of Northeast Credit Union's president and chief executive officer in a snowmobile accident early Saturday morning.
  • NH conservation districts offer pollinator education course - 36 weeks 21 hours ago - The Cheshire and Hillsborough County Conservation Districts will offer a course this March to educate people on the declining number of pollinators in New Hampshire.
  • Popular cellphone technology targeted by hackers - 36 weeks 22 hours ago - Hacking has been in the headlines lately, with massive security breaches at retailers. But another type of hacking that targets cellphones is growing.
  • Nowitzki has 20 to lift Mavs over Celtics - 36 weeks 1 day ago - Dirk Nowitzki scored 20 points and Shawn Marion finished with 11 points and 10 rebounds for Dallas in a 102-91 win over the Boston Celtics on Sunday, extending the Mavericks' winning streak to a season-high five straight.
  • 1 killed, 2 injured in different snowmobile accidents - 36 weeks 1 day ago - From Friday into Saturday, New Hampshire Fish and Game conservation officer responded to reports of multiple snowmobile accidents, one resulting in a death.
  • Apartment residents react to car crash - 36 weeks 1 day ago - Police said 18-year-old Samantha Murphy was under the influence of alcohol and likely speeding when she slammed into a building on Marlboro Street
  • Bode Miller competes in men's downhill event - 36 weeks 1 day ago - Olympic veteran Bode Miller competed in the men's downhill event at the Olympics on Sunday.
  • Vermont police search for missing New Hampshire man - 36 weeks 1 day ago - Michael Hayward, Jr., 42, was last seen Friday.
  • Five favorite moments from the Sochi Olympics - 36 weeks 1 day ago - The first weekend of the Winter Olympics brought us moments of humor and technical problems from the Opening Ceremony, a skater's reaction that went viral and the sparkling debut of a sport where "stoked" and "dude" are part of a winning news conference.

Stay up-to-date on the GREAT COLORS of October with WASR's FALL FOLIAGE REPORTS.  Taking a stroll into the woods.. walk a back road, go hiking down an old path, or take your bike down one of the great recreational trails to immerse yourself in color.  No matter which  option you choose, the crisp, fresh autumn air and the brilliant color will invigorate your senses!  

For state FOLIAGE REPORTS listen to WASR or visit www.WASR.net.  This year our website features a direct link to the NH STATE FOLIAGE CALENDAR and also to the OFFICIAL NH FOLIAGE REPORTS.  

UPDATE:  OCTOBER 20th...  This week should be prime time for leaf peeping in the south and central parts of the state. While it is a bit past peak up north. The Lakes Region and Monadnock region are at peak now, with the Merrimack Valley and Seacoast region following close behind. The colors in these areas are beautiful, so be sure to check the additional information below...

Peak color is in full force in the Lakes Region. This may be one of the last really good weeks for spotting full peak color here, so head out now! In Hebron, near Newfound Lake, the reds and oranges are bold and bright, with a backdrop of mellow yellows and golds. Leaf peepers are reporting that this area is ablaze with color and at its very peak of the season right now. It is also quite beautiful in the southern part of the Lakes Region around Alton, Pittsfield and Belmont. There is a sea of color to be seen, including bright standout oranges and reds surrounded by plenty of yellows. While some leaves have begun to brown and drop, nice color should remain here into next week as well. Scenic drives abound in the Lakes region right now- all of the routes from Pittsfield all the way up to Sandwich are looking great right now. Try routes 11 between Alton and Gilford or Route 109 from Wolfeboro to Moultonborough for nice routes skirting the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee.

The featured photo was taken by WASR contributing photographer Matt Fassett.  CLICK on it twice to see an enlarged photo on your screen. Matt has an incredible collection of NH SCENIC PHOTOGRAPHY for sale.  You can call him at 393-7336 or see some of his work by clicking this Fassett Photography link.  

PHOTO TIPS:  If you're looking to capture the colors of the season...SPECTRUM PHOTO of Wolfeboro offers these tips.....

Weather for Wolfeboro, NH

Fair
43° F
Wind: N 0 mph
Feels like: 43° F
Humidity: 76%
Visibility: 10 mi
Pressure: 29.96 in
Sunrise: 7:03 am
Sunset: 5:52 pm

Community Calendar (Events)

When Event Time Where More Info
10/20/14 SENIOR CENTER PROGRAM 10:00 am All Saints Church - Wolfeboro This Monday the Wolfeboro Senior Center program starts at 10am with BINGO. Activities include yoga, Mah Jong, bridge & watercolor painting. Luncheon is at noon. It all takes place at the parish hall of the All Saints Episcopal Church in Wolfeboro. A $3 donation is requested. For more information call 515-1385 or visit www.wolfeboroseniorcenter.org
10/20/14 BINGO & LUNCH 10:00 am Greater Wakefield Resource Center - Union The Greater Wakefield Resource Center is hosting its Bingo and Senior Meals program starting at 10am at the Center in Union. The program is open to seniors for a donation of $3 and $5 for those under 60. To RSVP before the meal call 473-8324 or for more information visit www.greaterwakefieldresour...
10/20/14 KNIT WITS 10:00 am Gafney Library - Wakefield The Knit Wits Knitting Group will meet on Monday from 10am to noon at the Gafney Library in Wakefield. Knitters of all abilities, including beginners, are welcome to attend. For more information on the Knit Wits call 522-3401.
10/20/14 ROTARY CLUB 5:30 pm Wolfeboro Inn The Wolfeboro Rotary Club meets weekly at the Wolfeboro Inn. The Monday meetings start at 5:30pm. If you're interested in the Rotary Club, and being a part of all they do for our community, you can find out more, including contact information, by visiting their website at www.WolfeboroRotary.org
10/20/14 KNIT WITS 6:30 pm Tuftonboro Free Library The Knit Wits of Tuftonboro will meet this Monday from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at the Tuftonboro Free Library. Knitters of all abilities, including beginners, are welcome to attend. For more information on the Knit Wits call 569-5057.
10/20/14 PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB MEETING 7:00 pm All Saints Church - Wolfeboro Meet with local photography enthusiasts by joining the Lakes Region Photography Club. Meetings are at 7pm on the first and third Mondays of each month at the All Saints Church in Wolfeboro. Everyone is welcome to attend these enjoyable meetings to better your composition, formatting, framing and more. Call 569-3337 for more information.
10/21/14 GAME DAY 9:30 am Ossipee Concerned Citizens Building GAME DAY Tuesdays The Ossipee Concerned Citizens GAME DAY is held on Tuesdays from 9:30 to 11am at the OCC Building on Dore Street. Enjoy both games and lunch. For more information call 539-6851.
10/21/14 MODEL YACHT SAILING 1:00 pm Back Bay - Wolfeboro Lake Winnipesaukee's Back Bay in Wolfeboro is the place to sail or watch model yachts being sailed on Tuesday. Come join in the fun on the Bridge Falls walking path from 1 to 4pm.
10/21/14 OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS 5:30 pm Ossipee Valley Bible Church The weekly meeting of Overeaters Anonymous takes place on Tuesdays from 5:30pm to 6:30pm at the Ossipee Valley Bible Church. For more information you can call 323-3369.
10/21/14 JAM SESSION 6:30 pm Old White Church - Tuftonboro This Tuesday from 6:30 to 9:30pm the Old White Church in Tuftonboro is host to a JAM SESSION featuring old time country, gospel and bluegrass music. Enjoy a night out with friends and neighbors for good music and fun. For more information call 569-3861.