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Members of the Woodside Carvers created these angels with uplifted arms. (Courtesy of Elaine Friel)

Guardian angels for sick children

Sunday, September 27, 2015

W oodside Carvers, an informal Lakes Region group, carved angels for wooden angels to be given to critically ill children at Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth. …

People for Sept. 24, 2015

Thursday, September 24, 2015

BOW Scott Simpson earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from St. Anselm College. He was inducted into Omicron Delta Epsilon, the international economics honor society. CONCORD Adelaide Symmes will attend St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y. Sarah Thomas will attend St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y. Erin Waters will attend St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y. Julia Williamson will attend St. Lawrence University …

Announcements: Kindergarten option discussion

Thursday, September 24, 2015

DUNBARTON Kindergarten forum The school board will hold a public forum to hear public comments about an all-day kindergarten option Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Dunbarton Elementary School library. The forum is an opportunity for prospective parents, current parents and residents without children of Dunbarton to start the conversation about whether all-day kindergarten should be explored in the district. At the Oct. …

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 …

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 …

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 …