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Linda Bissonnette was recognized at the SAU 24 beginning of school meeting for being the longest-serving staff member. She has worked in SAU 24 for 35 years and teaches music at Center Woods Elementary School.

People for Sept. 2, 2015

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

ALLENSTOWN Emma Keogh will attend Castleton University in Castleton, Vt. DEERFIELD Connor Kukla will attend Castleton University in Castleton, Vt. DUNBARTON Samuel Shearin will attend Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Penn. GILFORD Caitlin Houston will attend Castleton University in Castleton, Vt. HILLSBORO Hannah Murdough will attend Castleton University in Castleton, Vt. NEWBURY Tucker Santoro graduated from Loommis Chaffee School in Windsor, …

Thanks a Million: Congrats to summer reading program

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Congratulations to all the youngsters who joined this year’s summer reading program at the Belmont Public Library. We had 143 kids sign up! Also, all the grown-ups who participated deserve a big hand for the reading aloud they did, for all the tickets they filled out, and for all they do to support the library and their children’s reading in the summer and …

Announcements: Sept. 1, 2015

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

What’s your place? The New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources’s My New Hampshire website, a map of favorite historic places selected by Granite Staters, has topped more than 100 entries, including images of historic homes, town halls, schools, bridges, landscapes, trails and archaeological sites. Information for photos includes their locations, descriptions and why the places are important to those who submitted them. For …

Announcements: Lend your old stuff

Thursday, August 20, 2015

HOPKINTON Historical relics The Sestercentennial Committee is seeking to borrow items for a town display at the upcoming Hopkinton State Fair. They are looking for items that will reflect Hopkinton’s 250 years of history and the Hopkinton State Fair’s 100th anniversary. If you have items such as town …

People for Aug. 20, 2015

Thursday, August 20, 2015

BELMONT Ken Knowlton received a community service award from the Lakes Region Planning Commission for providing 17 years of guidance and leadership to the Belmont Conservation Commission and leading a successful program to increase the amount of preserved land within Belmont by more than 700 acres. NORTHFIELD Melissa …

Community snapshots: Students build a better neighborhood

Thursday, August 20, 2015

L ast week, youth volunteers from the First Congregational Church of Pembroke helped repair five homes in the Catamount Hill Cooperative neighborhood in Allenstown as a part of its biennial Mission Possible project. The program is open to …

Community snapshots: Playground face-lift

Thursday, August 20, 2015

L eo Aucoin volunteered to remove the retaining walls and slope the hill of the Henniker Community School playground before school resumes . …

Marquette names first Foley Scholar

Thursday, August 20, 2015

A high school graduate from the Detroit area has been named the first recipient of a scholarship named for journalist James Foley, who was kidnapped in Syria and later beheaded by Islamic State militants. Jake Zelinski, 18, is …

Back to School at SAU 24

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Henniker Community School hennikercommunityschool.net First day: Aug. 26 Hours: 8:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. Open House: Sept. 16 at 6 p.m. Picture Day: Sept. 30 Center Woods Elementary School centerwoods.net First day: Aug. 26 Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Open House: Sept. 10 at 5:30 p.m. Picture …

Community snapshots: Local photos adorn new trash trucks

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

C oncord General Services recognized the winners of the Casella Photo Contest at White Park on Aug. 12. The chosen images were incorporated into designs on the the solid waste collection trucks used by Casella. The photos were …

Announcements: Play ball!

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

CONCORD Play ball! The Lightning Softball League will have tryouts for the youth 14 team Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at Martin’s Field, 37 Iron Works Road, Concord. For more information, call Mark Taylor at 520-4506. LACONIA Excellent kids The Laconia Boys and Girls Club received an award of …

People for Aug. 19, 2015

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

BELMONT Jamie Hunt was named to the president’s list for the spring semester at Plymouth State University. She is a senior early childhood education major. CONCORD Vanessa Benincasa earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and business from …


Monday, August 17, 2015

CONCORD Kaitlyn Kelleher was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Syracuse University. She is an environmental biology major. Rachel Baroody earned a bachelor’s degree from Fairfield University in Fairfield, Conn. She was named to …