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Retirement celebration at Grappone dealership

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Chris Pappas, a fleet sales representative (right), shown with Larry Haynes, president and CEO of Grappone Automotive Group, was honored July 18 with a retirement celebration at the Grappone dealership in Bow. Pappas held a variety of positions with the company over the past 37 years. … 0

LNA students graduate from Lakes Region Community College

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The 2014 Lakes Region Community College Summer Licensed Nursing Assistant graduation was held July 11 in the Academic Commons. The summer graduates are (bottom photo, from left) Suzanne Cronin of Belmont, Madeline Flynn of North Haverhill, Audriana Martinez of Laconia, Kayleen Burhoe of Plymouth, Jessica Wilson of Meredith, Courtney Drouin of Belmont and … 0

Announcements

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Ice cream! New Hampshire’s Ice Cream Trail map, developed by Granite State Dairy Promotion and supported by the New Hampshire Department of Agriculture Markets and Food, has been released. From Nashua to Pittsburg, ice cream lovers have the opportunity to complete the ice cream trail passport. Visiting all 43 ice cream shops will enter participants into a drawing to win a one-year membership … 0

People

Monday, July 7, 2014

CONCORD Travis Duhamel, son of Rene and Jackie Duhamel, will attend Lasell College in Newton, Mass. in the fall. Rigby Buckner, daughter of Melissa and Daniel Buckner, will attend Saint Michael’s College in Colchester, Vt. Matthew Reidy, son … 0

People

Monday, July 7, 2014

CONTOOCOOK Peter Baronas will attend Clarkson University in Potsdam, N.Y. to study computer engineering. Melissa Baron earned a bachelor’s degree from Stonehill College in Easton, Mass. Adam Coen earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Mass. Nicholas Meserve represented Hopkinton High School … 0

Belmont High School Honors

Monday, July 7, 2014

The following students earned honors for the fourth term at Belmont High School: Grade 12 High Honors: Riley Binette, Danielle Brennan, Samuel Chiu, Madison Hendrick, Ashley Hicks, Matthew Leclair, Andrew Mozier, Courtney Pelletier, Colby Pickowicz, Ryan Pluskis, Zachary Roy and Cody Smith Grade 12 Honors: Megan Bailey, Jessie … 0

Spirit Skate Park in Hopkinton reopens

Monday, July 7, 2014

Spirit Skate Park, located beside Hopkinton High School, celebrated its grand reopening Saturday. The park was closed since the fall because of unsafe conditions but was repaired and improved with the help of many volunteers. Framework was reinforced, … 0

Aladdin, Jr. performed at Bow High School

Monday, July 7, 2014

The Alchemists’ Workshop presented two performances of Aladdin, Jr. on June 28 at Bow High School. Twenty-seven children and adults worked hard the week leading up to the performances to perform the musical story of Aladdin. In last … 0

Announcements

Sunday, July 6, 2014

CONCORD Funds for food The Capital Region Food Program received a $5,000 donation from Altria Group to support the organization’s efforts to reduce hunger insecurity in the greater Concord area this summer. The donation will support the Year-Round Distribution Project, in which the program purchases and donates nonperishable … 0

Honor for Nashua EMT killed helping women

Friday, July 4, 2014

A 27-year-old EMT from Nashua who was stabbed to death while defending his two roommates was posthumously awarded a Carnegie Hero award. Paul Frontiero was killed in October 2011 when 21-year-old Matthew Packer attacked two women. Frontiero intervened and was stabbed to death. Packer later pleaded guilty to … 0

Concord Hospital Trust awards scholarships to 10 students

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

The Concord Hospital Trust Scholarship Fund awarded scholarships to 10 students seeking careers in health care at an awards luncheon June 27 at Concord Hospital. The fund includes scholarships originally established to support the Concord Hospital School of … 0

Announcements

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

CONCORD New website The New Hampshire Association for the Blind launched its revitalized website at sightcenter.org, with support from the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation and Gibney Family Foundation. CONCORD Truck pull! Registration is open for Concord Public Safety Foundation’s annual fire truck pull July 19 at 10 a.m. … 0