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Heather French and Cindy Bumford serve lunch to the second-grade students.

Community snapshots: It’s back to school time

Thursday, September 3, 2015

S chool is back in session in Weare, Henniker and in many other New Hampshire communities. …

Thanks A Million: A fantastic show at the Whittaker Place

Thursday, September 3, 2015

‘Mother Goose Rocks, produced by Kim Marshall, activities director of The John H. Whittaker Place, provided a thoroughly unique and hysterical theatrical experience with the residents on Aug. 25. The acting was endearing, costumes were superb and the music provided by Mark Stanzler rocked the house! Smiles and laughter were shared by everyone and completely contagious. An experience I am glad I did …

Announcements: Skate like a pro

Thursday, September 3, 2015

TILTON Skate on Whether you are an old pro who wants to keep up your skills or you’ve never put on skates before, try skating at the Tilton School Ice Arena on Monday nights from 6 to 7 p.m. The first session of Magic Glades Figure Skating Club begins Sept. 21 in Tilton. Tuition is $80 for a six-week session. There are two …

Community snapshots: A grand time at the fair

Thursday, September 3, 2015

H opkinton will celebrate its 250th anniversary and the Hopkinton State Fair will celebrate its 100th anniversary this weekend. The fair will run from Sept. 3 to 6. Historical memorabilia will be on display under historical society’s tent. …

Community snapshots: Secrets of success

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Gov. Maggie Hassan met with Polina Avdeeva, 13, of Blagoveshchensk, Russia, on Aug. 11. Avdeeva is a participant in the Experience America Program and met with more than 75 school administrators, entrepreneurs, firefighters, hospital personnel, museum curators, Rotary …

People for Sept. 3, 2015

Thursday, September 3, 2015

ANDOVER Madison Powers was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y. BOW Brooks Herrington was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y. …

People for Sept. 2, 2015

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

ALLENSTOWN Emma Keogh will attend Castleton University in Castleton, Vt. DEERFIELD Connor Kukla will attend Castleton University in Castleton, Vt. DUNBARTON Samuel Shearin will attend Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Penn. GILFORD Caitlin Houston will attend Castleton University in …

Thanks a Million: Congrats to summer reading program

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Congratulations to all the youngsters who joined this year’s summer reading program at the Belmont Public Library. We had 143 kids sign up! Also, all the grown-ups who participated deserve a big hand for the reading aloud they did, for all the tickets they filled out, and for …

Announcements: Sept. 1, 2015

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

What’s your place? The New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources’s My New Hampshire website, a map of favorite historic places selected by Granite Staters, has topped more than 100 entries, including images of historic homes, town halls, schools, bridges, landscapes, trails and archaeological sites. Information for photos includes …

People for Sept. 1, 2015

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

DEERFIELD Jessie Bean was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va. Bean is an interior design major. LACONIA Katie Theberge will represent Project EXTRA at the 2015 Student Voices project, …

Community snapshots: New wheels for the Boys and Girls Club

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

P raxair Surface Technologies donated bikes to eight boys and eight girls from the Boys and Girls Club. …

Thanks a Million: We love our cows and community, too

Sunday, August 30, 2015

The Boscawen Old Home Day was a resounding success, thanks to the broad support of the community and the dedicated efforts of volunteers and businesses. We start with Elektrisola, and their contribution again was enormous sponsoring the Elektrisola Art Show (Laurie Hart and Ashley Green) with hundreds of …

People for Aug. 31, 2015

Sunday, August 30, 2015

BOSCAWEN Teresa Wright was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va. BRISTOL Richard “Wink” Tapply will be entered posthumously into the Robert W. Crawford Hall of Fame of the National Recreation and Park Association. He was the first director of …