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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 …

Letter: Great story

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Hats off to Bow High School’s unified basketball program! Sarah Lane’s comment about doing something bigger than playing basketball was really so poignant. Cheers, also, to the Sunday Monitor for publishing such a good story and putting on the front page (“Unified team,” Feb. 2). Imagine being greeted …

Several nonprofits awarded by Meredith Village Savings Bank Fund

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Meredith Village Savings Bank Fund awarded $99,992 in grants to area nonprofits. Local recipients include Got-Lunch! Inter-Lakes of Meredith, Gilford High School FIRST Robotics Team 1831, Pemi-Baker Literacy of Plymouth, Pemi Youth Center of Plymouth, Tilton Senior Center, Winnipesaukee Skating Club of Laconia, Winnipeseaukee Wellness Center of Center …

Basketball gives Crecco a world of experience

Sunday, January 26, 2014

While most college basketball players dream of the NBA, playing professionally in Europe has its advantages. Players are exposed to new cultures, languages and experiences, and they can grow on and off the court. That’s certainly been the …

Letter: Northern Pass: bad for the economy, environment

Monday, January 20, 2014

I am a senior at Gilford High School and have been learning about a proposed transmission line to bring hydroelectricity from Canada into the New England energy grid through the White Mountains, called the Northern Pass. Although I understand the demand for energy and the preference for clean …

Driver’s license revocations for Jan. 11

Friday, January 10, 2014

The director of motor vehicles, Richard Bailey Jr., released the following list of license revocations for driving while intoxicated. ∎ Laurie A. Clark, 53, of Concord ∎ Tamatha M. Laramie, 40, of Concord ∎ Emily R. Marhan, 22, of Concord ∎ Michael R. Hastings, 26, of Danbury ∎ Cody R. Bourdeau, 21, of …

LNA graduates

Thursday, December 26, 2013

Sex offender charged with luring teenage girls

Thursday, December 26, 2013

The police in Gilford say a registered sex offender has been charged with luring a pair of teenage girls to a secluded spot and trading alcohol for sex. WMUR-TV reported that 37-year-old David Ferland of Laconia was charged Tuesday. The police said he contacted the girls on the …

Five seniors selected as good citizens

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Business people

Monday, December 2, 2013

ROBERT DAPICE, project manager at North Branch Construction in Concord, is a Passive House Institute of the United States certified builder, making North Branch the first and only contractor in the state with a PHIUS-certified builder on staff. Charles DOUGLAS’s fifth edition of the New Hampshire Evidence Manual …

Letter: They said it all

Sunday, November 24, 2013

I was between classes at the Boston Conservatory. I was a sophomore, age 19. A classmate came up and told me that President John F. Kennedy had been shot, and I thought he was joking. When I learned he was not, I was in shock. I couldn’t grasp …