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Community Snapshots: Salisbury honors its elders

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

T he Salisbury Old Home Day celebrated its past this weekend in style. The theme was “We Honor Our Elders.” Isabelle Bartz, Salisbury’s oldest resident and Boston Can holder, led the parade. There was also a pet parade, warm apple crisp, a dunk tank, cemetery tours, fireworks, vendors;, barbecue chicken, a pie-eating contest, horseshoes, kickball, music and more. Greg and …

Announcements: Sell your crafts

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

NORTHWOOD Crafter alert Crafters are wanted for the annual Coe-Brown Northwood Academy craft fair scheduled for Oct. 31. For more information visit coebrown.org or contact Susan McLean at smclean@coebrown.org or 942-5531, ext. 241. First Amendment The Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications seeks to honor New Hampshire residents or organizations who have worked to protect free speech and free press. Nominations are due …

Community snapshots: Wake up with the rotary

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

T he Gilford Rotary Club is happy to make you breakfast. Its Old Home Day Pancake Breakfast will be held Saturday from 7 to 10 a.m. at the Gilford Youth Center on Potter Hill Road. Cost is $6 for adults and $3 for kids. Proceeds benefit the Cheryl Walsh Scholarship Fund. …

Gautreau–Poitras

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Gautreau–Poitras Sandy and Tod Gautreau of Pascoag, R.I., announce the engagement of their daughter Rebecca Gautreau, to DJ Poitras, son of Donald and Jane Poitras of Bow. Gautreau, of Nashua, earned a bachelor’s degree from Rivier University. She …

Moore–Matthiesen

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Moore– Matthiesen Courtney Moore and Stewart Matthiesen were married June 20 at the Tierra Retreat Center in Leavenworth, Wash. Robyn Nedelcu, a friend of the couple, officiated the double ring ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by …

Concord Crier for Aug. 23, 2015

Saturday, August 22, 2015

PENACOOK Delanie Pickering plays at tomorrow’s farmers market ∎ Delanie Pickering will entertain at this week’s Penacook Farmers Market. The market will be open Monday from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Rolfe House on Penacook Street. ∎ The United Church of Penacook will host a free concert Monday night …

Town Crier for Aug. 23, 2015

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Allenstown Town boards need volunteers ∎ Bone Builders will be held at the Suncook Senior Center on Mondays and Wednesdays at 9 a.m. For more information, call Leslie at 485-4254. ∎ The Suncook Senior Center will hold the Corn Hole Tournament on Tuesday at 10 a.m. ∎ The Knights of Columbus …

Thanks a Million: Scout adds 13 signs to recreation trail

Friday, August 21, 2015

Andrew Saffian, a 2015 graduate of Concord High School, has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in Boy Scouts. This accomplishment represents 12 years of adventure, fun, work and dedication to the Cub Scout and Boy Scout programs for Andrew, a member of Bow Troop …

Thanks a Million: Rock on, Concord!

Friday, August 21, 2015

The Rock On Foundation and its Board of Directors extends our sincere gratitude to all who helped make Rock On Fest a great success. The event was hosted at Concord’s White Park, and was complete with live music, …

Community snapshots: Cemetery tour with Concord’s ghosts

Friday, August 21, 2015

A s part of the Concord 250 city celebration week, the Pierce Brigade and the Concord High Historical Society sponsored an interactive tour of the Old North Cemetery. Some of Concord’s most notable citizens were there to show …

Announcements: Lend your old stuff

Thursday, August 20, 2015

HOPKINTON Historical relics The Sestercentennial Committee is seeking to borrow items for a town display at the upcoming Hopkinton State Fair. They are looking for items that will reflect Hopkinton’s 250 years of history and the Hopkinton State Fair’s 100th anniversary. If you have items such as town …

People for Aug. 20, 2015

Thursday, August 20, 2015

BELMONT Ken Knowlton received a community service award from the Lakes Region Planning Commission for providing 17 years of guidance and leadership to the Belmont Conservation Commission and leading a successful program to increase the amount of preserved land within Belmont by more than 700 acres. NORTHFIELD Melissa …

Community snapshots: Students build a better neighborhood

Thursday, August 20, 2015

L ast week, youth volunteers from the First Congregational Church of Pembroke helped repair five homes in the Catamount Hill Cooperative neighborhood in Allenstown as a part of its biennial Mission Possible project. The program is open to …