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People for May 8, 2015

Friday, May 8, 2015

GILFORD Abigial Ross was inducted to the Phi Beta Kappa liberal arts honor society at St. Lawrence University. She is a senior mathematics major. HILL Zachary Plante, an Army private, graduated from basic training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. He is the son of Steven and Vickie Plante. LACONIA Scott Compton Jr., an Army specialist, graduated from basic training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. He is the son …

A walk around gilford

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

C ourtney Stevens captured some signs of spring in Gilford. She submitted the photos as part of a school project. …

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 hands-on learning. Most of the day is spent outdoors. Each child receives an age-appropriate experience: …

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 …

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 …