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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 named by the end of the month. Winners will receive $100 from the Center for the Book and the New Hampshire State …

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. HENNIKER Rob Dunn won the Udall Award for the construction of an environmentally-friendly, portable house …

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 …

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 …

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 …