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$7,000 raised for Alzheimer’s research

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

With the theme of “Forget Me Not” and a visual of irretrievable dandelion seed-heads floating in to the sky, the third annual run/walk for Alzheimer’s research was held in Northfield and Franklin on May 30. Over $7,000 was raised, thanks to the behind-the-scenes support of numerous businesses, private donations and from registrations on the day of the event. Golden Crest Senior Wellness Resort, once again, presented the largest gathering with …

French Toast for Fathers

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

T he Children’s Center at Presidential Oaks held a Father’s Day French Toast breakfast June 22 for the children who attend the center and their fathers. Presidential Oaks also had public breakfast June 21. …

Announcements: Got Lunch

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

LACONIA Funds for children The Children’s Auction funding was disbursed in four categories to the following organizations. Category 1: Salvation Army, Got Lunch–Laconia, Gilford Police Relief Association, Mrs. Santa Fund, Laconia Police Family Fund, St. Vincent de Paul Children’s Foundation, Christmas Village, Greater Lakes Region Santa Fund, Inter-Lakes Christmas Fund, Got Lunch–Lincoln-Woodstock, Got Lunch–Gilford, Got Lunch–Inter Lakes, Got Lunch–Ashland, Tilton Northfield Christmas Fund, …

People for July 1, 2015

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

CONCORD Miranda Kaplan received a music scholarship from the Freese Brothers Big Band. She plays the cello and clarinet in the Concord High School marching and concert band and other musical organizations including the New Hampshire Youth Wind Ensemble. She will attend UNH’s Summer Youth Music School. Nathan …

People for July 2, 2015

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

BARNSTEAD Anthony Stohlberg was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the University of Maine in Orono. Scot Wilson earned a master’s degree in human services from Springfield College in Springfield, Mass. BELMONT Alan Vomacka …

Announcements: Relax your kids at yoga camp

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

BOW / Hopkinton Yoga camp Children’s yoga camps are being offered this summer in Bow and Hopkinton. The yoga classes allow children to learn about yoga through breathing exercises, poses (including partner and group poses and pose sequences, sometimes woven into adventure stories), games, songs and relaxation. Principles …

Bus for senior services

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

G reater Hillsboro Senior Services recently purchased a bus after three years of fundraising efforts. Donations came from Shaw’s, Osram Sylvania and many local individuals. Accountant Chuck Gaides and President Pat Mathison stand with the crew of MaineLine …

Penacook farmer laid to rest with procession of horse-drawn wagon and tractors

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

David Morrill began planning for his funeral about 25 years ago, back when George H.W. Bush was in the White House and a dozen eggs cost $1. Morrill, of Penacook, was having heart problems and figured his days …

Police get new wheels

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The Belmont Police Department will replace two police patrol bicycles with donations from the Belmont Rotary Club and MC Cycle and Sport of Laconia. …

People for June 30, 2015

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

CONCORD Beretta Ficek was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Maine Maritime Academy in Castine. Ficek is a marine biology major. Amy Morin was named to the president’s list for the spring semester at Bentley University in Waltham, Mass. She is a sophomore. Jasmine …

Announcements: View children’s art

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

LACONIA Children’s art The Laconia Historical and Museum Society and the Laconia Public Library are creating a gallery of children’s art. Laconia students in kindergarten through 12th grade are invited to submit original artwork that depicts some aspect of Laconia’s Colonial Theater. Entries will be judged in three …

Announcements: Monday, June 29, 2015

Sunday, June 28, 2015

CONCORD Splish, splash Concord and Penacook residents can stave off the summer heat by using the city’s pools at no charge. The pools are open Saturday and Sunday from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. and regular weekday hours. Non-residents can buy family passes for $113 at the Concord Recreation …

People

Sunday, June 28, 2015

BOW Sierra Welch was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Bentley University in Waltham, Mass. She is a freshman. Emma Roberge received a music scholarship from the Freese Brothers Big Band. She plays the viola in the string orchestra and percussion and French Horn …