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Shaker Regional Elementary school art teacher Katie Cotnoir (left) and Arts Alive program coordinator Kim Valpey from Gilford Elementary School stand with student artwork at the Belknap Mill in Laconia. The Belknap Mill is hosting the annual Arts Alive program, displaying art from Belmont, Gilford, Laconia and Winnisquam students. Open houses will be Wednesday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. for Gilford and Thursday from 6 to 7 p.m. for Belmont. The art will be on display until Friday.

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 students. Open houses will be Wednesday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. for Gilford and Thursday from 6 to 7 p.m. for Belmont. …

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 Boston University. Mary McAuliffe 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 switched off the light in a room at the Gunstock Inn and told them to …

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 …

Students recieve scholastic art awards

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

BRISTOL Shanna Fielding was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Seton Hall University in South Orange, N.J. She is a sophomore biology major. CHICHESTER Taylor Martin was named to the president’s list for the …

Five candidates vying for two seats on Gilford School Board

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

The Gilford School Board will discuss a slight wage increase for school coaches and co-curricular staff and a nearly identical overall budget at its annual deliberative session tomorrow night. Chairwoman Sue Allen said the board has offered no new capital projects or other major-cost drivers this year. Their …

Gilford promises ‘fairly routine’ town warrant

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Voters in Gilford will find few surprises on this year’s town warrant. Gilford Town Administrator Scott Dunn said the warrant articles were all “fairly routine.” Residents will discuss the articles, including an $11.9 million operating budget, in a deliberative session Tuesday. The proposed budget is an increase of …

Business notes for Jan. 19

Sunday, January 18, 2015

In celebration of Earth Day, April 22, the Northeast Resource Recovery Association will once again sponsor the annual Backyard Compost Bin Sale to support nature’s way of recycling. You can purchase a compost bin, kitchen pail or rain barrel by contacting Stacey Morrison at 1-800-223-0150 or going to …

People for Jan. 13, 2015

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

CONCORD Debony Lahue is the new head coach for the Granite State Roller Derby 2015 season. She is a seasoned roller derby skater with extensive skating experience as well as playing and coaching team sports both on and off the track. Austin Erickson was named to the dean’s …