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Tillotson Fund awards $575,000 in grants to 16 groups

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Pittsburg will receive $25,000 to build a gazebo and walking path at the town park as part of more than $575,000 in grants awarded by a charitable foundation to 16 organizations and projects throughout New Hampshire and bordering communities in Vermont and southern Quebec. The grants are from the Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. The fund aims to benefit education, economic development and help …

Alton Central School Honor Roll

Saturday, April 18, 2015

The following students earned honors for the second trimester at Alton Central School. Grade 8 High Honors: Mackenzie Burke, Gabriella Guzman, Caleb Piwnicki, Isabelle Tinkham Grade 8 Honors: Kristopher Argiropolis, Zachary Bennett, Tyler Bredbury, Brianna Brown, Stephanie Chambers, Jackson Connors, Abigail DelGreco, Randolph Dyer, Devanee Guruge’, Nadia Huggard, Emilee Johnson, Tucker Kiersead, Teagan Mostoller, Ella Roberge, Lucas Therrien, Maxwell Tuttle, Emma Wentworth Grade …

Epsom Central School Honor Roll

Saturday, April 18, 2015

The following students earned honors for the second term at Epsom Central School. Grade 8 High Honors: Madison Bennett, Abigail Downey, Emily Duffy, Alyssa Hubbard, Katherine Muise, Katelyn Young Grade 8 Honors: Christian Army, Jarrod Bingham, Jane Bradley, Connor Canning, Autumn Chase, Macey Cotnoir, Hunter Evans, Nathan Lamontagne, Kassidy Larson, Kelsey Larson, Benjamin Lewis, Connor Manteau, Jakob Mavity, Hannah May, Erin McFarland, Lucciano …

Students kick butts

Saturday, April 11, 2015

J ohn Stark Regional High School senior Mackenzie Rose Peacock pledges not to smoke and kicks Mr. Butt Man, played by sophomore Jacob Fitts. The Alchemists’ Workshop teamed up with a dozen schools and colleges for its Kick …

Announcements: Bingo, art and a movie

Saturday, April 11, 2015

WEARE Bingo The South Weare Improvement Society will hold a monthly bingo game April 18 at Osborne Hall. Game sheets, carry-over coverall, pull-tabs, daubers and refreshments will be for sale. Adults only. Doors open at 6 p.m. and play begins at 7 p.m. This event is a benefit …

People for April 9, 2015

Thursday, April 9, 2015

CANTERBURY Caitlyn Keville was accepted to Fairfield University, the University of Connecticut and the University of New Hampshire. Thomas Kuntz was accepted to Stonehill College and St. Olaf College. Karl Wieck was accepted to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the University of New Hampshire. Katherine Jeas was accepted to …

Announcements: Tooky Thursdays

Thursday, April 9, 2015

CONTOOCOOK First Thursdays Every first Thursday of the month from April through September, Contoocook Village shops are open until 7 p.m. and feature specials, tasty treats and more. Explore “Tooky” on Thursdays and stay to enjoy dinner at one of three restaurants. For more information, visit explorecontoocook.com. HILL …

Exploring art and community

Thursday, April 9, 2015

S outhwick School in Northfield recently had an eight-day African Artist-in-Residency program funded by a $3,500 New Hampshire State Council of the Arts and the National Endowment of the Arts grant with assistance from the Southwick and Union …

Oh, what a beautiful mornin’

Thursday, April 9, 2015

W eare Middle School recently performed a pre-high school adaptation of “Oklahoma!” by Tom Briggs, orginally written by Rodgers and Hammerstein. The musical follows the lives of cowboys and farm hands in the Oklahoma territory in 1906. Want …

People for April 8, 2015

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

BOW Quinn Adams earned high honors for the winter term at Phillips Exeter Academy. He is in grade 10. GILFORD John Royal participated in a national Model United National conference in New York representing Chili. He is a …

Announcements: Restrictions on outdoor fires

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Fire reminder The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services reminds you there are restrictions on materials that can be burned in outside fires. It is unlawful to burn construction and demolition debris, household trash, tires, furniture and any kind of painted, treated or glued wood. Materials that are …

Marine League officers elected

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Commandant Cherie Monnell of the Seacoast Detachment, Senior Vice Commandant Bruce Katz of the Granite State Detachment, Junior Vice Commandant Frank Diekmann of the Granite State Detachment and Judge Advocate Bob Patenaude of the Lakes Region Detachment were …

Ray Duckler: Married at 18, divorced at . . . never?

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Ten years ago, shortly after her wedding, Heather Leary was the subject of an installment of the Monitor series called “Teen Life,” masterminded by former photo editor Dan Habib. The feature included all things teen, like dating, studying, …