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People for April 20, 2015

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

BOW Katrina Wells was named to the honor roll at Bow High School for the second quarter. She is in the 11th grade. GILFORD Ashley Spooner was named to the scholastic honor roll at Oregon State University for the winter term. She is a junior natural resources major. HENNIKER Rob Dunn won the Udall Award for the construction of an environmentally-friendly, portable house called OTIS (Optimal Traveling Independent Space). He …

Announcements: Can your kid cook?

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Cooking kids? Food Network’s reality series “Rachael Ray’s Kids Cook-off” is currently casting and is searching for the most talented kid chefs in the country. The show is looking for kids with captivating personalities who believe they’re at the top of their culinary game and want to inspire the Food Network audience through their passion for food and cooking. The winner will receive …

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 …

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, …

Town Crier for April 5, 2015

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Allenstown Strengthen your bones with other seniors ∎ Bone Builders, taught by seniors, will be held Monday and Wednesday at 9 a.m. at the Suncook Senior Center. For more information call 485-4254. ∎ The Community Table is held every Tuesday at St. John the Baptist Parish Hall, 10 School St.; …

Concord Crier for April 5, 2015

Saturday, April 4, 2015

PENACOOK Share a poem or two during Library Week ∎ The Penacook Branch Library Friends group will host a Poetry Night for teens and adults Wednesday from 7 to 8 p.m., held during National Library Week and Poetry Month. Bring your original or favorite poetry to read. Light refreshments …

Boscawen Food Pantry receives big donation

Saturday, April 4, 2015

When Brian Swenson of Boscawen donated $1,000 to the Boscawen Congregational Church Food Pantry, he just considered it repayment. “It’s a loyalty thing,” he said. “I was brought up this way.” He, his wife and his parents had been volunteers at the pantry, but after becoming disabled, Swenson, …

People for April 4, 2015

Friday, April 3, 2015

WARNER Kristopher Bosela participated in alternative spring break with Ithaca College. Bosela, a junior clinical health studies major, worked at Kiptopeke State Park in Virginia. WEARE Rebecca Beaulieu was named to the dean’s list at Mount Ida College for the fall semester. She is a funeral home management …

Outdoor education support appreciated

Friday, April 3, 2015

Even though snow showers demonstrated winter’s stubborn grip on the season, intrepid and optimistic families flocked to the McLane Audubon Center on March 28 to enjoy “Spring on the Wing,” a celebration of returning birds and the coming of spring. Bird masks, binoculars and feeders were created in …

JSRHS Winter Sports Awards

Friday, April 3, 2015

John Stark Regional High School Athletic Director Mark Searles recently announced the recipients of the John Stark Winter Sports Awards and NHIAA awards. The awards were presented at an awards ceremony at the high school March 24. Scholar Athlete Awards Boys Varsity Basketball: Brock Bergeron, Troy Gamache, Cooper …

Here comes the Easter Bunny

Friday, April 3, 2015

The Easter Bunny hopped over to Hopkinton last weekend as hundreds of children, like Teddy and Kiley, turned out to meet him and participate in the annual Easter egg hunt and get a picture. Hopkinton’s annual Easter Egg …

Community News: STEM solutions

Friday, April 3, 2015

Teams of students competed in two Destination Imagination competitions in Kingston and Berlin recently. The finals were held March 28. Destination Imagination creates the challenges for students in areas such as scientific understanding, theatrical performance, technical prowess, improvisation and structural engineering. At the Kingston meet, Shaker Regional High …