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Carl and Deborah Ramsey at their Ellacoya State Park in Gilford campground spot Wednesday.The couple came on their retirement trip to check out the foliage of New England.
(GEOFF FORESTER / Monitor staff)

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 to show. And she did. They were in a large brown envelope, protected by bubble padding and wax paper, a rainbow of …

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, especially when bad chemo reactions landed me in the hospital and when the chemo didn’t …

Business notes

Sunday, March 23, 2014

HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL of Concord received top recognition from Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation for the second consecutive year. The hospital ranked in the top 10 percent of qualifying rehabilitation hospitals for 2013, 2012, 2008 and 2006. BANK OF NEW HAMPSHIRE gave $50,000 to the New Hampshire …

$1 million police renovations on warrant in Gilford

Sunday, March 9, 2014

The Gilford police and town office building is pegged for renovations, and officials are asking taxpayers to approve $1.2 million in bonds for the work. “It really is to the point where it impacts our performance to some degree,” said Acting Police Chief Lt. James Leach. “We’ve been …

Gilford school budget includes telephones, bleachers

Sunday, March 9, 2014

The Gilford School District’s proposed operating budget is $24.6 million, about a 2 percent increase over the current year. The $512,500 increase is driven mostly by maintenance projects, said Superintendent Kent Hemingway. New auditorium seats are included for $105,000, and a new phone system will cost $200,000. “Our …

Belmont-Gilford outlasts Kennett in OT to reach hockey semifinals

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Trailing 2-1 with 3:44 remaining in regulation, Belmont-Gilford hockey Coach Jay Londer called a timeout. As the Bulldogs gathered around their bench at the Laconia Ice Arena, only one thing was on their minds. They lost last season’s …

Joe Kenney, Mike Cryans campaign for N.H. Executive Council in District 1

Thursday, March 6, 2014

As Republican Joe Kenney and Democrat Mike Cryans campaign through the Executive Council’s District 1, they’re hearing a similar message from constituents: “You’ve got big shoes to fill.” The two are running in a special election to finish …

St. Michael’s College dean’s list

Monday, February 24, 2014

The following area students were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Saint Michael’s College in Colchester, Vt.: ALTON Alexander Dugas, son of Gary and Sherry Dugas. He is a senior English major. Sarah Fraser, daughter of Catherine and Wayne Fraser. She is a senior …

Lunch and a toothbrush

Monday, February 17, 2014

Business notes

Sunday, February 9, 2014

THE CLEANING GUY of Goffstown, a company specializing in commercial cleaning, has been acquired by Stephen Duprey of FOXFIRE PROPERTY MANAGEMENT of Concord. The founder of The Cleaning Guy, Kevin Larmand, has been retained as a consultant with Foxfire Property Management. HEARING ENHANCEMENT CENTERS sent Al and Carla …

Business people

Sunday, February 9, 2014

RICHARD CLOUGH of Concord was awarded New Hampshire SCORE’s first mentoring excellence award. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration that provides free face-to-face and email mentoring to small business start-ups and existing companies. …

Support initiative for wounded warriors

Friday, February 7, 2014