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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 fraudulent? Hasn’t our entire military aggression (encompassing the last 12 years) in the Middle East been recently labeled as a “mistake”? Not …

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 bachelor’s degree in history from Roger Williams University in Bristol, R.I. Andrew Stidwill earned a …

Community snapshots: Take to the skies

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

C amryn Dembiec of Gilford flew over Big Lake during the ACE Academy Orientation hosted by WinnAero at the Laconia Airport. More than 50 students from Lakes Region communities participated in the Space Camp. …

Announcements: Summer camp fun

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

LACONIA Summer fun Thursday is the last chance to save on Prescott Farm’s WildQuest Summer Camp, which is offered nine weeks out of the summer starting June 22 and is for children ages 4-15. Camp includes nature activities, animal and plant identification, arts and crafts, quests, games, and …

Letters for Literature semi-finalists named

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Only 68 semi-finalists for the Letters about Literature competition were named out of 776 students. Students were challenged to write a letter to an author explaining how the author’s work changed their views on the world or themselves. Finalists for elementary, middle and high school levels will be …

People for April 20, 2015

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

BOW Katrina Wells was named to the honor roll at Bow High School for the second quarter. She is in the 11th grade. GILFORD Ashley Spooner was named to the scholastic honor roll at Oregon State University for the winter term. She is a junior natural resources major. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …