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Shaker Regional Elementary school art teacher Katie Cotnoir (left) and Arts Alive program coordinator Kim Valpey from Gilford Elementary School stand with student artwork at the Belknap Mill in Laconia. The Belknap Mill is hosting the annual Arts Alive program, displaying art from Belmont, Gilford, Laconia and Winnisquam students. Open houses will be Wednesday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. for Gilford and Thursday from 6 to 7 p.m. for Belmont. The art will be on display until Friday.

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 students. Open houses will be Wednesday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. for Gilford and Thursday from 6 to 7 p.m. for Belmont. …

People for March 16, 2015

Friday, March 13, 2015

CONTOOCOOK Katherine Irwin was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Merrimack College in North Andover, Mass. Lucas Arruda was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Boston University. Hannah Needleman was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Boston University. Mary McAuliffe was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at …

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 switched off the light in a room at the Gunstock Inn and told them to …

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 …

Former state rep challenges incumbent Democratic state senator in District 7

Friday, October 24, 2014

Both first-term Democratic state Sen. Andrew Hosmer and his Republican challenger in District 7, former state representative Kathy Lauer-Rago, say changes are needed in the state when it comes to economics and education, but they differ on how …

Ray Duckler: Leave the rest behind and come over here

Friday, October 10, 2014

‘I have to show you,” Deborah Ramsey said, with the enthusiasm of a child. “I have some in the trailer.” Ramsey rushed inside, dressed in khaki shorts, a pink top and sandals, as though she had something precious …

Breast Cancer Reflections: Embracing the gift of now

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

It seems strange to say that cancer was a gift. I certainly didn’t think so when first diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer in June 2010 – less than seven months after a “clear” mammogram. I hated it, …

Business notes for Aug. 25, 2014

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Meredith Village Savings Bank recently announced that it will support the Greater Meredith Program’s Sculpture walk with a $5,000 donation to help maintain and update the display. The LRGHealthcare Golf Classic presented by Bank of New Hampshire was held Aug. 11 at the Laconia Country Club. The event …

Business people for Aug. 11, 2014

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Julie Baron of Gilford, president and CEO of the New Hampshire Make-A-Wish Foundation, and Donna murry of Meredith, vice president and investment officer at Bank of New Hampshire, recently joined the Leadership Lakes Region Board of Directors. Both …