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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 …

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 …

artists display work at Local businesses

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

A rea artists will be displaying their work at businesses across the region. Above : Rachel Paul of Henniker, Paul Ducret of Manchester, Nancy Jarvis of Concord, Mary Crump of Concord, Therese DesRosiers of Manchester, Howard Muscott of …