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Gerry Williams, state’s first artist laureate, dies at 88

Friday, August 29, 2014

Longtime Dunbarton resident and renowned potter Gerry Williams died this week after a battle with Parkinson’s disease. Williams was 88. For years, Williams ran a studio out of his Dunbarton home. Then-Gov. Jeanne Shaheen named Williams the state’s first artist laureate in 1998. “He constantly re-created his pottery,” Williams’s daughte,r Shelley Westenberg of Dunbarton, told the Monitor in 2011. At that time, she co-curated an exhibit of his art called … 0

Students enjoy first day of school at Center Woods Elementary School

Friday, August 29, 2014

Students returned to Center Woods Elementary School in Weare for the first day of school on Wednesday. … 0

Hillsboro-Deering High School Honors

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The following students earned honors for the fourth term at Hillsboro-Deering High School in Hillsboro. GRADE 12 HIGH HONORS: Brianna Welch, Daniel Egner and Jonah Walker GRADE 12 HONORS: Abby Morse, Alexis Clark, Alyssa Bailey, Angelique Dominick, Aspen Dubuque, Austin Conroy, Brandon Morin, Brett Bennett, Clara Segedy, Dakota Anderson, Dennis Zybrzycki, Emilee Duran, Hannah Pepper, Hazel So, Jordin Edberg, Josline Watkins, Mae Hartford, … 0

Forever friends

Friday, August 15, 2014

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Plymouth State University. ALLENSTOWN Tasia Farwell ANDOVER James Coll BELMONT Jamie Hunt, Kayla Michaud and Richard Russo BRISTOL Jaseya Girona BOW Sarah Gelotte, Patrick McManus and William Philbrook CANTERBURY Dean Cahalane and Karleigh O’Brien … 0

Friday, August 15, 2014

Eagle Scout salute The Hopkinton Conservation Commission wishes to thank Grant Kegel and his team of Cole Beauchemin, Brennan Adams and Chris Boudette for the construction and erection of a new informational kiosk at Kimball Lake in Hopkinton Village. The kiosk was Kegel’s Eagle Scout project. The kiosk … 0

Belmont Middle School Honors

Friday, August 15, 2014

The following students earned honors at Belmont Middle School. Grade 8 High Honors: Bryanna Berry, Kaleb Brown, Lydia Daigle, Alexus Day, Marc Forgione Jr., Joshua Gardiner, River Mathieu, Nicholas Randos and Grace Shaw Grade 8 Honors: Ryan Bartz, Madeline Basha, Jacob Blakey, Jessica Dion, Emily Drouin, Hunter Dupuis, … 0

Thanks A Million

Friday, August 15, 2014

Photo recreation Sunday, July 20, dawned clear as community cyclists rose with the sun to both honor and make history. They set out to re-create a circa-1890 image of 82 cyclists from the Concord Wheel Club posing on cobblestoned North Main Street. Volunteer organizers for Concord 250 had … 0

John Stark Regional High School senior organizes 5K for pancreatic cancer research

Friday, August 15, 2014

A 5K walk/run to raise money for pancreatic cancer research will be held Sept. 28 at 10 a.m. at the John Stark Regional High School cross county course in Weare. The 5K is being organized by Jessie Osgood … 0

People

Friday, August 15, 2014

BOW Steven Bosse, son of Brian and Kelly Bosse, earned a bachelor’s degree in Russian and political science from the University of New Hampshire. Following graduation he completed Officer Candidate School in Quantico, Va. and was commissioned a … 0

People

Friday, August 15, 2014

BOW Kevin M c Cully, son of Diane and Tim McCully, was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. CANTERBURY Alice Hervey was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the University of Rhode Island in Kingston. … 0

People

Monday, August 11, 2014

WEARE Kelsey Francher earned a bachelor’s degree in criminology from Merrimack College in North Andover, Mass. Holly Aleksonis was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Va. She is a junior. Sydney Getzin earned a bachelor’s degree in … 0

Monday, August 11, 2014

headline Saturday, July 12, Central NH Bicycle Coalition (CNHBC) held an Earn-A-Bike distribution day. On distribution day, we match transportation-challenged folks with bicycles in hopes that they’ll be less tranportationally challenged. We provided training and bikes for seven individuals. None of this could have happened without the generous … 0

Monday, August 11, 2014

‘Book-It’ road race The Friends of the Meredith Library are seeking sponsorship and volunteers for the third annual “Book-It!” 5K Road Race to be held Aug. 30 at Community Park in Meredith. This popular family event attracts more than 100 runners and walkers each year. All proceeds from … 0