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Letter: Fiorina for families

Saturday, January 16, 2016

A strong leader with backbone, moral strength and commitment to conservative principles. Carly Fiorina, like us, believes it is time for a president who is just a plain citizen, successful and experienced in life, not steeped in “inside baseball” politics. Carly is running to reconnect us to a limited government that treasures personal initiative and success and that doesn’t use government as a way to punish our productive citizens. Her …

Free the Nipple activists appear in court, challenging Gilford toplessness ordinance as unconstitutional

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

The constitutionality of a Gilford ordinance prohibiting women from going topless on the town beach came before a district court judge in Laconia on Monday. Dan Hynes, a Manchester attorney, argued in terms of civil rights on behalf of two clients who were ticketed for baring their breasts on Labor Day weekend. He …

People for Dec. 21, 2015

Sunday, December 20, 2015

BELMONT Brittany Gebo completed the accelerated nursing assistant program at Lakes Region Community College. Her clinical experience was at St. Francis Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. CONCORD Abigail Leberman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Leberman, was awarded New England Small College Athletic Conference all-academic distinction for the fall 2015 season at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. She is a member of the volleyball …

Community snapshots: Take to the skies

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

C amryn Dembiec of Gilford flew over Big Lake during the ACE Academy Orientation hosted by WinnAero at the Laconia Airport. More than 50 students from Lakes Region communities participated in the Space Camp. …

People for July 24, 2015

Thursday, July 23, 2015

DEERFIELD Jessica Morissette earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Keene State College. DUNBARTON Abigail Cook was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Conn. Timothy Andrews was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute …

Letter: A climate of fear

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Recently, there has been a great deal of discussion about the crisis in the New Hampshire Community College System. Of course, one problem is funding. Tuition at our community colleges is the highest in the nation. The main reason is that the state contribution toward a student’s education …

People for June 26, 2015

Friday, June 26, 2015

BOW Trevor Garrett was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Bentley University in Waltham, Mass. He is a freshman. Rachel Kramer was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Bentley University in Waltham, Mass. She is a junior. Nathan Louf was …

People for June 24, 2015

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

ANDOVER Rebecca Lance earned a bachelor’s degree in liberal studies and elementary education from Emmanuel College in Boston. BARNSTEAD Emily Barrett was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at SUNY Oneonta in Oneonta, N.Y. Sydney …

Community Snapshots: Week of May 29

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Students explored police work, a race car and the science of percolation this week. Wilmot residents protested oil tanks. And the Daughters of the American Revolution celebrated a member’s 100th birthday. Community snapshots are submitted by Monitor readers. …

Students from Epsom, Franklin, Gilford and Gilmanton graduate from UNH

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

The following students earned degrees from the University of New Hampshire. EPSOM christopher allen, civil engineering; jake gomes, political science; matthew dlubac, information technology, summa cum laude; steven giguere, computer engineering, magna cum laude; Hayley Gelinas, hospitality management. FRANKLIN hillary fifield, secondary education; matthew kaplan, earth sciences; nathaniel …

People for June 11, 2015

Thursday, June 11, 2015

BOW Joyce Kimball was elected as the vice president of the New Hampshire Federation of Garden Clubs. She also received an award for her previous work as publicity chairwoman. Sophia Gottlieb is a member of the Bates College …

People for June 8, 2015

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

BOW Casey Iasillo, a senior at Bow High School, was one of three New Hampshire winners of the Hood Sportsman Scholarship and $5,000. CHICHESTER Travis Boucher earned a bachelor’s degree in integrative studies and natural resources management and …

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 …