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Chichester Central School Honor Roll

Saturday, April 25, 2015

The following students were named to the honor roll for the third quarter at Chichester Central School. Grade 4 High Honors: Joe Bourbeau, Camden Kunitake, Jim Valotto Grade 4 Honors: Dale Brown, Brayden Casey, Kaydence Corson, Colby Despres, Lydia Jameson, Kelsey Montambeault, Matthew O’Rourke, Michael Strazzeri, Tyler Nolan Grade 5 High Honors: Ryan Ardine, Marshall Hanna, Emma Losey, Allison Miner, Summer Pescinski, Mason Pillsbury, Michael Pitman, Abigail Randall, Nathan Smith, …

Keene State Academic Excellence Conference

Saturday, April 25, 2015

More than 160 students presented their undergraduate research at Keene State College’s 15th Annual Academic Excellence Conference on April 11. This student professional conference is designed to showcase the academic work of Keene State Colletge students and the collaborative work between students and faculty. It allows students to share excellent work with a broad audience, and prepares them for submitting proposals to professional …

Letters for Literature semi-finalists named

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Only 68 semi-finalists for the Letters about Literature competition were named out of 776 students. Students were challenged to write a letter to an author explaining how the author’s work changed their views on the world or themselves. Finalists for elementary, middle and high school levels will be named by the end of the month. Winners will receive $100 from the Center for …

Students act out

Saturday, April 11, 2015

A lchemists’ Workshop students Jasmine, Brenna and David act in a scene at the One Room Schoolhouse in Henniker. The Alchemists’ Workshop Hopkinton Recreation Department are offering a four-day musical film camp during April vacation for children ages …

Announcements: Leaf collection delayed

Saturday, April 11, 2015

CONCORD Leaf collection Spring leaf collection has been delayed due to weather conditions. The start date has not yet been determined, but residents with curbside trash and recycling collection are encouraged to sign up to be alerted of the start date at concordnh.gov/notifyme. During the collection, the city’s …

People for April 14, 2015

Saturday, April 11, 2015

CONCORD Emily Dickman received the 2015 New Hampshire National Association of Social Workers’ Bachelor of Social Work Student of the Year Award at the the chapter’s annual meeting and awards breakfast. Dickman is a senior at the University of New Hampshire. Jesse Jacobs was named to the scholastic …

Announcements: Watch birdfeeders

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Birdfeeder alert New Hampshire Fish and Game reminds everyone to take down their birdfeeders to avoid hungry bears showing up unexpectedly. In addition, clean up any spilled birdseed and dispose of it in the trash, avoid putting meat or other food scraps in your compost pile, secure all …

Students kick butts

Saturday, April 11, 2015

J ohn Stark Regional High School senior Mackenzie Rose Peacock pledges not to smoke and kicks Mr. Butt Man, played by sophomore Jacob Fitts. The Alchemists’ Workshop teamed up with a dozen schools and colleges for its Kick …

Announcements: Bingo, art and a movie

Saturday, April 11, 2015

WEARE Bingo The South Weare Improvement Society will hold a monthly bingo game April 18 at Osborne Hall. Game sheets, carry-over coverall, pull-tabs, daubers and refreshments will be for sale. Adults only. Doors open at 6 p.m. and play begins at 7 p.m. This event is a benefit …

People for April 9, 2015

Thursday, April 9, 2015

CANTERBURY Caitlyn Keville was accepted to Fairfield University, the University of Connecticut and the University of New Hampshire. Thomas Kuntz was accepted to Stonehill College and St. Olaf College. Karl Wieck was accepted to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the University of New Hampshire. Katherine Jeas was accepted to …

Announcements: Tooky Thursdays

Thursday, April 9, 2015

CONTOOCOOK First Thursdays Every first Thursday of the month from April through September, Contoocook Village shops are open until 7 p.m. and feature specials, tasty treats and more. Explore “Tooky” on Thursdays and stay to enjoy dinner at one of three restaurants. For more information, visit explorecontoocook.com. HILL …

Exploring art and community

Thursday, April 9, 2015

S outhwick School in Northfield recently had an eight-day African Artist-in-Residency program funded by a $3,500 New Hampshire State Council of the Arts and the National Endowment of the Arts grant with assistance from the Southwick and Union …

Oh, what a beautiful mornin’

Thursday, April 9, 2015

W eare Middle School recently performed a pre-high school adaptation of “Oklahoma!” by Tom Briggs, orginally written by Rodgers and Hammerstein. The musical follows the lives of cowboys and farm hands in the Oklahoma territory in 1906. Want …