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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 …

People for Sept. 17, 2015

Thursday, September 17, 2015

ALLENSTOWN Ashley Packard earned a bachelor’s degree from Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston. DUNBARTON Paul Antuono, son of Cathleen Antuono, graduated from The Derryfield School in Manchester. He will attend Worcester Polytechnic Institute in the fall. GILFORD …

Topless protesters in Laconia get off scot-free, until they cross into Gilford

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Hours on end at Weirs Beach in Laconia this weekend, and all a topless Heidi Lilley got was sun and fun; not what she wanted. Then she went over to the town beach in her hometown of Gilford, …

People for Sept. 3, 2015

Thursday, September 3, 2015

ANDOVER Madison Powers was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y. BOW Brooks Herrington was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y. …

People for Sept. 2, 2015

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

ALLENSTOWN Emma Keogh will attend Castleton University in Castleton, Vt. DEERFIELD Connor Kukla will attend Castleton University in Castleton, Vt. DUNBARTON Samuel Shearin will attend Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Penn. GILFORD Caitlin Houston will attend Castleton University in …

Community snapshots: Wake up with the rotary

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

T he Gilford Rotary Club is happy to make you breakfast. Its Old Home Day Pancake Breakfast will be held Saturday from 7 to 10 a.m. at the Gilford Youth Center on Potter Hill Road. Cost is $6 …

People for Aug. 27, 2015

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

BELMONT Samantha Mackes, a Belmont High School graduate, received a scholarship from the Lakes Region Rotary Club at its club breakfast. She is a sophomore at Simmons College. BOW Luke Roever was named to the dean’s list for …

People for Aug. 19, 2015

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

BELMONT Jamie Hunt was named to the president’s list for the spring semester at Plymouth State University. She is a senior early childhood education major. CONCORD Vanessa Benincasa earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and business from …

People for Aug. 3, 2015

Sunday, August 2, 2015

CONTOOCOOK Brett Power earned a bachelor’s degree of music in sound recording technology from the University of Massachusetts-Lowell. Marissa Bohlman was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Clark University in Worcester, Mass. DUNBARTON Meghan Casey earned a doctorate in physical therapy from Franklin Pierce …

Letter: Foreign follies

Friday, July 31, 2015

Whomever the candidate, the major issue that needs immediate attention is this: Why are we (the United States military) bombing Middle Eastern countries? Is it under the pretext that somehow these rebel groups, under any name, are a threat to us? Hasn’t that ongoing misconception been exposed as …

People for July 29, 2015

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

BOW Taylor Grip was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Lee Miller was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the University of Minnesota College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences. Derrick Uchida earned a …