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Willard Drew, owner of the Lakes Region Cafe and Tavern, inside his establishment in Gilford Wednesday, November 12, 2014.
(GEOFF FORESTER / Monitor staff)

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 wasn’t. It had been ordered closed by the Gilford Fire Department, which stripped the dance club of its permit of assembly because …

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 Democratic incumbent, and Kathy Lauer-Rago, the Republican candidate in the district, led to the only …

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 to address those concerns. While both believe in the importance of a strong educational system …

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

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 …