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Letter: Fiorina for families

Saturday, January 16, 2016

A strong leader with backbone, moral strength and commitment to conservative principles. Carly Fiorina, like us, believes it is time for a president who is just a plain citizen, successful and experienced in life, not steeped in “inside baseball” politics. Carly is running to reconnect us to a limited government that treasures personal initiative and success and that doesn’t use government as a way to punish our productive citizens. Her …

Free the Nipple activists appear in court, challenging Gilford toplessness ordinance as unconstitutional

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

The constitutionality of a Gilford ordinance prohibiting women from going topless on the town beach came before a district court judge in Laconia on Monday. Dan Hynes, a Manchester attorney, argued in terms of civil rights on behalf of two clients who were ticketed for baring their breasts on Labor Day weekend. He …

People for Dec. 21, 2015

Sunday, December 20, 2015

BELMONT Brittany Gebo completed the accelerated nursing assistant program at Lakes Region Community College. Her clinical experience was at St. Francis Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. CONCORD Abigail Leberman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Leberman, was awarded New England Small College Athletic Conference all-academic distinction for the fall 2015 season at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. She is a member of the volleyball …

Community snapshots: The first Christmas in living color

Thursday, December 10, 2015

F irst United Methodist Church of Gilford will present a live nativity scene Sunday beginning at noon. The holy family, wise men, shepherds, angels and a cast of sheep, oxen and a donkey will be in front of …


Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Brooke Henry and Patrick O’Rourke were married Sept. 26 at South Church in Portsmouth. The Rev. Chris Jablonski officiated the double-ring ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by her parents. Nicole Griffin of Gilford, sister of the …

Community Snapshots: November artists of the month

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

The following Lakes Region Art Association members will have art work on display until Nov. 16 at Lakes Region businesses: Pat Anderson at Vynn Gallery & Art Supplies, Meredith; Shela Cunningham at Imagine Gallery, Laconia; Rob Emory at …

People for Oct. 23, 2015

Friday, October 23, 2015

ANDOVER Laura Collins was inducted into the Colby-Sawyer College chapter of Alpha Chi honor society. She is a freshman graphic design major. BELMONT Brielle Moore was inducted into​ ​Lakes Region Community College’s​ Phi Beta Lambda​ ​chapter, which promotes business and educational interaction with students and the Lakes Region …

‘Free the Nipple’ protester’s toplessness case heads toward trial

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

A woman protesting a town ordinance prohibiting her from being topless is preparing to go to trial, rather than pay a $25 ticket she was issued last month while sunbathing on a local beach. Heidi Lilley, 54, said she’s looking to prove the ordinance in her hometown of …

Community snapshots: Businesses are the galley

Friday, October 9, 2015

T he Lakes Region Art Association names its October artists of the month. They are Pat Anderson, Jay Fitzpatrick, Sally Hibberd, Gisela Langsten, Barbara McClintock, Amy Prendergast, Nancy Rand, Kim B. J. Smith, Martha Swanson-Webber and Marlene Witham. …

Guardian angels for sick children

Sunday, September 27, 2015

W oodside Carvers, an informal Lakes Region group, carved angels for wooden angels to be given to critically ill children at Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth. …

People for Sept. 24, 2015

Thursday, September 24, 2015

BOW Scott Simpson earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from St. Anselm College. He was inducted into Omicron Delta Epsilon, the international economics honor society. CONCORD Adelaide Symmes will attend St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y. Sarah Thomas will attend St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y. Erin Waters …

Announcements: Kindergarten option discussion

Thursday, September 24, 2015

DUNBARTON Kindergarten forum The school board will hold a public forum to hear public comments about an all-day kindergarten option Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Dunbarton Elementary School library. The forum is an opportunity for prospective parents, current parents and residents without children of Dunbarton to start …

Announcements: Full day kindergarten discussion

Monday, September 21, 2015

DUNBARTON Kindergarten forum The school board is holding a public forum to hear public comments about an all-day kindergarten option on Thursday 24 at 7 p.m. at the Dunbarton Elementary School library. The forum is an opportunity for residents to start the conversation about whether all-day kindergarten should …