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Center for the Arts thanks supporters

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Center for the Arts The Center for the Arts is a growing organization, thanks to the community, its members, business partners and dedicated volunteers. CFA began with a goal of supporting existing cultural events, artists and arts organizations, as well as bringing new no-cost arts programs to the community, thus creating our online calendar of local arts events, our website with resources for the community, and our series of free … 0

People

Thursday, August 21, 2014

CONCORD Ben Schultz was named one of the 10 finalists of the 2014 Music Matters contest, a partnership between Salem Five and radio station 92.5 The River, that helps support music programs in local public schools. Students from the region submitted a recording of an original song, along with an explanation of why they feel music is important in schools. Schultz and Kristofer … 0

Alton Central School Honors

Thursday, August 21, 2014

The following students earned honors for the third trimester at Alton Central School: Grade 8 High Honors: Gabriela d’Empaire-Poirier Grade 8 Honors: Jane Alfonso, Alexandra Berry, Hannah Bureau, Sydney DeJager, Sadie DeJager, Brianna Duggan, Kali Dwyer, Maddison Foss, Amanda Gagne, Katelyn Gilbert, Timothy Guyer, Andrew Hamilton, Tristian Lariviere, Stephanie Lundy, Kellie Mahoney, Hannah … 0

Announcements

Monday, August 11, 2014

PENACOOK Face lift United Church of Penacook is getting a facelift. Previous re-painting efforts haven’t lasted since today’s paints don’t adhere well to wood siding that dates back to 1858, so the church is replacing the wood with fiber cement board siding. Homescapes of New England, Nottingham, will … 0

People

Saturday, August 9, 2014

ANDOVER Laurie Zimmerman published a collection of her poems and was honored as an annual book award winner in the poetry series of Quercus Review Press, a California publishing house. She is a member of the English department … 0

Announcements

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Blood needed The American Red Cross encourages all eligible blood donors to make an appointment to donate blood soon to help prevent a shortage. During the summer months, on average, about two fewer donors give blood at each Red Cross blood drive than what is needed to meet … 0

People

Thursday, August 7, 2014

PENACOOK Lacey Byron earned a master’s degree in education from Merrimack College in North Andover, Mass. Brendan Newcott was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne. Melissa Gifford, daughter … 0

Spofford-Pickering

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Spofford- Pickering Lynnette Spofford and Andrew Pickering were married May 24 at Cherry Creek in Denver, Colo. Tate McMillan performed the double-ring ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by her parents. Katie Presti of Colorado was maid … 0

Hopkinton Middle/High School Honors

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

The following students earned honors in the fourth quarter at Hopkinton Middle / High School: Grade 12 High Honors: Katherine Andrew, Nicole Cullinan, Emma Donahue, Brian Hauschild, Hannah Hughes, Gordon MacDonald, JordanRose Mack, Brittany Marshall, Jacob Mechaber, Elyssa Morse, Hannah Needleman, Joshua Salzberg, Paige Scammon, Amy Sharpe and … 0

People

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

BRISTOL Hallie Geldermann was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the University of Maine in Orono. Michelle Roy is conducting research in psychology over the summer on campus at Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y. … 0

Cyclists fundraise for Hemophilia Federation of America

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

The Hemophilia Federation of America held its first regional bike ride, Gears for Good, in Andover during the last weekend in June. Thirty riders pedaled 100 miles on the Northern Rail Trail in Merrimack County on June 28 … 0

Northwood School Honors

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

The following students earned honors for the fourth term at Northwood School: Grade 8 High Honors: Emily Cunningham, MaKenna Iller, Ahna McCusker, Kayla Pollak and Julia Sommer Grade 8 Honors: Taylor Bettencourt, Leah Bridge, Taylor Bryer, Hannah Halka, Brady Johnson, Nina-Marie Laramee, Emily Lentz, Michaela McAllister and Stephanie … 0

Announcements

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

HILLSBORO Choir director Smith Memorial Congregational Church is seeking candidates interested in leading its choir. The ideal candidate will have completed or is in the process of completing a bachelor’s degree in music; be an effective leader who is able to lead children, youth, and adults; takes the … 0