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Bow woman celebrates her “nearly 100th” birthday with family

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Dora Provencal Bresaw, of Port Charlotte, Fla., formerly of Bow, celebrated her “nearly 100th” birthday at the Common Man Restaurant with her family and friends while visiting New Hampshire for the summer. Bresaw has three children, seven grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and 17 great-great-grandchildren, with one more due this year. She will officially celebrate her 100th birthday Jan. 1 in Port … 0

Gerry Williams, state’s first artist laureate, dies at 88

Friday, August 29, 2014

Longtime Dunbarton resident and renowned potter Gerry Williams died this week after a battle with Parkinson’s disease. Williams was 88. For years, Williams ran a studio out of his Dunbarton home. Then-Gov. Jeanne Shaheen named Williams the state’s first artist laureate in 1998. “He constantly re-created his pottery,” Williams’s daughte,r Shelley Westenberg of Dunbarton, told the Monitor in 2011. At that time, she … 0

Students enjoy first day of school at Center Woods Elementary School

Friday, August 29, 2014

Students returned to Center Woods Elementary School in Weare for the first day of school on Wednesday. … 0

Hillsboro-Deering High School Honors

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The following students earned honors for the fourth term at Hillsboro-Deering High School in Hillsboro. GRADE 12 HIGH HONORS: Brianna Welch, Daniel Egner and Jonah Walker GRADE 12 HONORS: Abby Morse, Alexis Clark, Alyssa Bailey, Angelique Dominick, Aspen Dubuque, Austin Conroy, Brandon Morin, Brett Bennett, Clara Segedy, Dakota … 0

Thanks A Million

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Gilmanton Old Home Day The organizers of Gilmanton’s 116th Old Home Day, held Aug. 9, extend special thanks to all of those who made the event a success. We are grateful to all our volunteers who worked in … 0


Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Moore- Matthiesen Stephen and Karen Moore of Concord announce the engagement of their daughter Courtney Moore to Stewart Matthiesen, son of Rita Kepner and John Matthiesen of Norland, Wash. Moore graduated from Concord High School in 2003, Mount … 0


Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Gagnon-Diltz Abigail Gagnon and Zachary Diltz were married Feb. 15 under the canopy of creation in Driftwood, Texas. The bride is the daughter of Dale and Jan Gagnon of Bow and the groom is the son of Bobby … 0


Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Rider-Imbriale Thomas and Margaret Rider of Bow announce the engagement of their daughter Emilie Rider to Samuel Imbriale, son of Ronald and Karen Imbriale of Jamestown, R.I. Rider graduated from Bow High School in 2006. She graduated from … 0


Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Davis-Benoit Rachel Davis of Gilmanton and Benjamin Benoit of Concord announce their engagement. Davis is the daughter of Colleen McCready of Gilmanton and Rick Davis of Epsom. Benoit is the son of Holly and Rick Benoit of Northwood. … 0


Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Papachristos- Kilens Costas and Mary Papachristos of Weare announce the engagement of their daughter Sarah Papachristos to Mark Kilens, son of George and Joyce Kilens of Hopkinton. Papachristos graduated from John Stark Regional High School in 2007 and … 0


Tuesday, August 26, 2014

CONCORD Art for peace On Sept. 21 from 1 to 4 p.m., the New Hampshire Peace Action and Campaign Non-violence will hold a festival in honor of the U.N.’s International Day of Peace at the State House plaza. Artwork in all genres and from all ages is welcome. … 0

New Hampshire couple wins slot machine jackpot

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Las Vegas Chester couple win slot machine jackpot A pair of grandparents from New Hampshire has won $2.4 million at a notoriously stubborn MGM Grand slot machine. Walter Misco played for about five minutes before hitting the jackpot at the 20-year-old “Lion’s Share” machine about 11 p.m. Friday. … 0

Center for the Arts thanks supporters

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Center for the Arts The Center for the Arts is a growing organization, thanks to the community, its members, business partners and dedicated volunteers. CFA began with a goal of supporting existing cultural events, artists and arts organizations, as well as bringing new no-cost arts programs to the … 0