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Announcements: Soup supper benefits Friendly Kitchen

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

CONTOOCOOK Soup’s on! 3 on Main, 905 Main St., is hosting Soup for Supper on March 30 from 4 to 7 p.m. to benefit the Friendly Kitchen in Concord. Rick Murphy, a local potter and surgeon, donates the proceeds from his Helping Hands Pottery to the kitchen. For this event, he will donate all of the soup bowls. The cost of the event is $30, including the special bowl. RSVP …

Job well done

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

I would like to thank the Sanbornton Department of Public Works for the outstanding job they have done in maintaining our roads this winter. Keep up the good work guys. Bill Whalen Sanbornton …

A proud tradition

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

On Feb. 7, Coe-Brown Northwood Academy hosted the 2015 Special Olympics of New Hampshire Seacoast Area Winter Games. A proud tradition for about a decade, these games were finally held again after three years of cancellation due to lack of snow and poor field conditions. About 200 Special Olympics athletes from many teams around the state competed in cross-country ski and snowshoe events …

Donation supports children

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Officers from the Gilford Police Department (including K9 Ike) received a check for $5,000 on behalf of the Gilford Police Relief Association from NH1 Children’s Auction. The GPRA is a nonprofit organization that provides support to local children …

People for Feb. 27, 2015

Friday, February 27, 2015

ANDOVER Eric Johnson was recognized by the Granite State Division of the Society of American Foresters for his contributions to the forest products industry with its 2015 Outstanding Contribution to the Forest Community award. Johnson is the NHTOA’s program director. He develops landowner, logger and forester training programs …

Announcements: Last chance for discount to Strengthening Families Summit

Friday, February 27, 2015

CONCORD Early-bird deadline Discounted tickets of $75 are available until March 1 for the Strengthening Families Summit on March 30 at the Grappone Conference Center. The conference highlights one of the five protective factors of the Strengthening Families Framework, an evidence-based framework that prevents child abuse and neglect …

Seniors roll strikes

Friday, February 27, 2015

D eane Mae Rangnow, Aurea Laliberte, Beverly Gilman, Francine Pinkos and Evelyn Ide make up the Presidential Players Wii bowling team for Presidential Oaks Retirement Living. National Senior League arranges, scores and tracks the matches as teams compete …

The Scene: An evening of community entertainment

Thursday, February 26, 2015

P erformers at the second Andover Community Coffeehouse on Friday included Wilmot’s Jim James, headliner Kathy Lowe of New London, and the Living Stones from Andover, playing before an audience of almost 90 people. Free entertainment is held …

Police officer receives honor for heroic actions

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Gilford police Chief Anthony Bean Burpee and the Gilford Board of Selectmen will formally recognize the actions of police Officer Curtis Mailloux at the town hall March 11 at 7 p.m. Mailloux heard a call for a fire at 93 Old Lakeshore Road in Gilford on Feb. 8. …

Announcements: Apply for Dunkin Donuts scholarship

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Scholarships Dunkin’ Donuts franchisees in New Hampshire are accepting applications to its annual New Hampshire scholarship program. In celebration of the program’s 20th anniversary, Dunkin’ Donuts will award $40,000 in college scholarships to 20 students. The scholarship program is open to any qualified high school senior who is …

People for Feb. 26, 2015

Thursday, February 26, 2015

DEERFIELD Jacob Carozza was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Emerson College. He is a journalism major. EPSOM Chelcie Pinsonneault received academic honors for the fall semester at the University of Wisconsin at Green Bay. HENNIKER Gia Quinn was named to the dean’s list …

Announcements: Bakers and aviation art wanted

Thursday, February 26, 2015

EPSOM Attention bakers The Epsom Friends of the Library is seeking bakers for the upcoming March 10 election and hopes to have homemade pies and breads from wonderful Epsom chefs. It will also host a meet the candidates forum at the Epsom Public Library on March 1 at …

An exciting tour

Thursday, February 26, 2015

A group of our staff and students visited the Concord Monitor headquarters last week. We really enjoyed our field trip led by Cathy, with Grechen. We toured the building and saw how the paper works from the inside. It was interesting to see the editing, advertising, reporting and …