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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 garbage, don’t leave pet food outside overnight and clean and store outdoor grills after each use. The department recommends not feeding birds …

People for April 8, 2015

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

BOW Quinn Adams earned high honors for the winter term at Phillips Exeter Academy. He is in grade 10. GILFORD John Royal participated in a national Model United National conference in New York representing Chili. He is a junior at Stonehill College. MEREDITH Gary Dehnel was inducted into the Meredith Rotary Club Bequest …

Announcements: Restrictions on outdoor fires

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Fire reminder The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services reminds you there are restrictions on materials that can be burned in outside fires. It is unlawful to burn construction and demolition debris, household trash, tires, furniture and any kind of painted, treated or glued wood. Materials that are acceptable for burning include brush less than 5 inches in diameter and clean lumber scraps, …

People for April 2, 2015

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

EPSOM Karyn Veinotte was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the University of Maine at Farmington. GILFORD Emily Lamot was inducted to the Alpha Chi Epsilon chapter of Lakes Region Community College Phi Theta Kappa honor society. Daniel Wright graduated from James Madison University …

artists display work at Local businesses

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

A rea artists will be displaying their work at businesses across the region. Above : Rachel Paul of Henniker, Paul Ducret of Manchester, Nancy Jarvis of Concord, Mary Crump of Concord, Therese DesRosiers of Manchester, Howard Muscott of …

Student art show

Friday, March 13, 2015

S haker Regional Elementary School art teacher Katie Cotnoir (left) and Arts Alive program coordinator Kim Valpey stand with student artwork at the Belknap Mill in Laconia. The mill is displaying art from Belmont, Gilford, Laconia and Winnisquam …

People for March 16, 2015

Friday, March 13, 2015

CONTOOCOOK Katherine Irwin was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Merrimack College in North Andover, Mass. Lucas Arruda was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Boston University. Hannah Needleman was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at …

Ray Duckler: For veterans, a place for support, rejuvenation

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Breathe, yoga instructor Helen McConnell told the group of eight veterans, each storing some form of emotional baggage. Stretch. Bend. Relax. Unpack. McConnell twisted the men, participating in a therapeutic process in Gilford this week, into pretzels, then …

Donation supports children

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Officers from the Gilford Police Department (including K9 Ike) received a check for $5,000 on behalf of the Gilford Police Relief Association from NH1 Children’s Auction. The GPRA is a nonprofit organization that provides support to local children …

Police officer receives honor for heroic actions

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Gilford police Chief Anthony Bean Burpee and the Gilford Board of Selectmen will formally recognize the actions of police Officer Curtis Mailloux at the town hall March 11 at 7 p.m. Mailloux heard a call for a fire at 93 Old Lakeshore Road in Gilford on Feb. 8. …

Two arrested in Gilford after alleged fight, gun threat

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Two men were arrested this weekend in Gilford after a parking lot fight in which one of them allegedly threatened to shoot the other in the head with his gun. The confrontation was reported outside the Misty Harbor …

Announcements: Lakes Region chorus looking for singers

Thursday, February 5, 2015

GILFORD Singers united Lakes Region Singers, the community choral group that performs at First United Methodist Church on Route 11-A in Gilford, invites singers, including high school students, to its rehearsal Feb. 10. Male singers are particularly needed. There is no audition and you don’t have to know …

Arts grants doubled

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Belmont High School and Gilford High School tied as winners of Meredith Village Savings Bank’s “What’s not to ‘Like’?” arts grant contest. With the program ending in a tie, instead of awarding just one $3000 grant, MVSB gave …