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Announcements for Nov. 25, 2014

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

GILFORD Tree lighting On Sunday, the First Sunday of Advent, at 6 p.m., Gilford Community Church, 19 Potter Hill Road, will present its annual Christmas tree lighting service with worship, an outdoor tree lighting, singing of Christmas carols and light refreshments. All in the community are invited to attend. CONCORD Naturally! New Hampshire Audubon, 84 Silk Farm Road, has holiday gifts for sale plus a sale on membership (which includes …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Letter: Uplifting interview

Friday, October 25, 2013

Re “Local couple hosts Fresh Air Fund child” (Monitor Hometown page, Oct. 21): I was truly uplifted by the interview with Michelle Myler about her family’s experiences concerning their Fresh Air Fund hosting of Marcus Walter from the Bronx. It not only made me feel the warmth of …

Letter: State must support FRM scandal victims

Sunday, October 6, 2013

The New Hampshire House must support Senate Bill 180 for the victims of the state’s multiple failures to enforce the law regarding FRM. The New Hampshire Banking Department made mistake after mistake after mistake after mistake for nine consecutive years in six audits documenting 70 state and federal …

Business people

Sunday, September 29, 2013

EMILY COLLINSON, paralegal with Martin, Lord & Osman in Laconia, was chosen as Paralegal of the Year by the Paralegal Association of New Hampshire. The association is a statewide, nonprofit professional organization comprised of more than 100 paralegals, …

Letter: The other 9-11

Monday, September 23, 2013

This Sept. 11 was also the 40th anniversary of what has been called “The Other 9-11,” another act of terror that began on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 1973, in Chile. I just returned from my sixth long-term visit to that beautiful South American country. I have promised my friends …

Business people

Sunday, August 25, 2013

GARY RICHARDSON was named the Best Lawyers’ 2014 Concord Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year. Richardson is an attorney with Upton & Hatfield in Concord. GREG LEGIEr of Hillsboro joined Lake Sunapee Bank as vice president, commercial …

Business notes

Sunday, August 25, 2013

THE TECHOUT COMPETITION, organized by the New Hampshire High Tech Council and the abi Innovation Hub, is open to any startups that have been in business for fewer than three years, raised less than $250,000 in funding and …