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Gerry Williams, state’s first artist laureate, dies at 88

Friday, August 29, 2014

Longtime Dunbarton resident and renowned potter Gerry Williams died this week after a battle with Parkinson’s disease. Williams was 88. For years, Williams ran a studio out of his Dunbarton home. Then-Gov. Jeanne Shaheen named Williams the state’s first artist laureate in 1998. “He constantly re-created his pottery,” Williams’s daughte,r Shelley Westenberg of Dunbarton, told the Monitor in 2011. At that time, she co-curated an exhibit of his art called … 0

Students enjoy first day of school at Center Woods Elementary School

Friday, August 29, 2014

Students returned to Center Woods Elementary School in Weare for the first day of school on Wednesday. … 0

Hillsboro-Deering High School Honors

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The following students earned honors for the fourth term at Hillsboro-Deering High School in Hillsboro. GRADE 12 HIGH HONORS: Brianna Welch, Daniel Egner and Jonah Walker GRADE 12 HONORS: Abby Morse, Alexis Clark, Alyssa Bailey, Angelique Dominick, Aspen Dubuque, Austin Conroy, Brandon Morin, Brett Bennett, Clara Segedy, Dakota Anderson, Dennis Zybrzycki, Emilee Duran, Hannah Pepper, Hazel So, Jordin Edberg, Josline Watkins, Mae Hartford, … 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

Merrill-Billodeau

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

John and Sondra Merrill of Hooksett announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelsey, to Michael Billodeau, son of Claudette Billodeau and the late Randy Billodeau of Bedford. Merrill is a 2010 graduate of West High School and is … 0

Moore-Matthiesen

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Stephen and Karen Moore of Concord announce the engagement of their daughter Courtney Moore to Stewart Matthiesen, son of Rita Kepner and John Matthiesen. Moore is a graduate of Concord High School, Mount Holyoke Collge and the University … 0

Mr. and Mrs. Arnold

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Robert and Ruth (Baer) Arnold formerly of Concord recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. They were married July 16, 1949 at the First Church in Springfield, Mass. They celebrated their anniversary with their three children and extended family … 0

Wilmot Historical Society hosts Curiosity Shop at farmers market

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Carson Senecal of New London enjoyed himself at the Wilmot Historical Society’s Curiosity Shop’s kiddie corner at the Wilmot Farmers Market on Saturday. Lindy Heim of WIlmot said Carson, his mother and grandmother left the market with the … 0

Henniker Community School

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

The following students earned honors for the third trimester at Henniker Community School: Grade 8 High Honor/Effort: Skylar Bergeron, Anita Childers, Emily DePaula, Avery Gorhan, Brenna Hopkins, Spencer Janelle, Rylee Ledoux, Piper MacLean, Allie cKean, Sara Medvetz, Elizabeth Poehlman, McKinley Smith, Sydney Story, Benjamin Widmann and Quianna Willard … 0

People

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

ALLENSTOWN Allenstown School District SAU #53 welcomes a new leadership team to the Allenstown School District for the 2014-2015 school year. Principal at Allenstown Elementary School is Anthony Blinn. Principal at Armand Dupont School is Mark Dangora. Special … 0

Announcements

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

ALLENSTOWN Clown around The Pembroke and Allenstown Old Home Day committee needs volunteers to march in its parade on Aug. 23 dressed as clowns. The parade starts at 9 a.m. from School Street in Allenstown down Main Street to Broadway and Pleasant Street, ending at Memorial Field in … 0

Derryfield School Honors

Monday, August 4, 2014

The following students earned honors for the spring term at The Derryfield School in Manchester: BOW Samantha Fogel, grade 11 highest honors Emma Garfield, grade 11 high honors Mason Brummett, grade 11 high honors Haley Cohen, grade 11 honors Gabrielle Brummett, grade nine highest honors Benjamin Garfield, grade … 0

People

Monday, August 4, 2014

MOULTONBORO Lexi Welch was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, S.C. She is a sophomore marine science major. Connor Keyes earned a bachelor’s degree from Providence College in Providence, … 0