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Letter: A better world for all

Monday, April 20, 2015

I couldn’t agree more with Rabbi Robin Nafshi and Dr. Susan Zlotnick-Hale (Monitor Forum, April 11) that we must “remember the Holocaust so it never happens again.” My great hope is that through Holocaust Remembrance Day the world will truly learn from history, honor the victims and respond by refusing “any and all forms of bigotry, intolerance and racism.” My concern has to do with whether this call to action …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Announcements for Dec. 31, 2014

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

CONCORD Ready to work? Free WorkReadyNH short-term skill-building classes at which participants earn certifications will begin Tuesday at NHTI. Classes conclude Jan. 23. To register call 271-6484 ext. 4426, or visit ccsnh.edu. CASA training CASA of NH, a statewide non profit, provides guardians ad litem to be the …

Announcements for Nov. 25, 2014

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

GILFORD Tree lighting On Sunday, the First Sunday of Advent, at 6 p.m., Gilford Community Church, 19 Potter Hill Road, will present its annual Christmas tree lighting service with worship, an outdoor tree lighting, singing of Christmas carols and light refreshments. All in the community are invited to …

Exotic dance club in Gilford forced to close over code violations

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Disco lights bounced off the two dance poles on stage, and signs advertised buckets of beer for $20. The Lakes Region Cafe and Tavern exotic dance club felt like it was open for business yesterday afternoon. Except it …

Hosmer named District 7 state senator after recount

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Nearly seven hours after the red tape on the first box of ballots was unsealed by Secretary of State Bill Gardner, Andrew Hosmer was officially re-elected as the District 7 state senator. A 132-vote difference between Hosmer, the …