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Veterans snowshoe hike through Ahern State Park in Laconia on Wednesday, Mar. 4, 2015, as part of the Camp Resilience program.

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

Ray Duckler: For veterans, a place for support, rejuvenation

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Breathe, yoga instructor Helen McConnell told the group of eight veterans, each storing some form of emotional baggage. Stretch. Bend. Relax. Unpack. McConnell twisted the men, participating in a therapeutic process in Gilford this week, into pretzels, then switched off the light in a room at the Gunstock Inn and told them to lie on the floor, eyes closed, arms …

Donation supports children

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Officers from the Gilford Police Department (including K9 Ike) received a check for $5,000 on behalf of the Gilford Police Relief Association from NH1 Children’s Auction. The GPRA is a nonprofit organization that provides support to local children and the Gilford community by providing grants and scholarships and sponsoring community events, such as …

Police officer receives honor for heroic actions

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Gilford police Chief Anthony Bean Burpee and the Gilford Board of Selectmen will formally recognize the actions of police Officer Curtis Mailloux at the town hall March 11 at 7 p.m. Mailloux heard a call for a fire at 93 Old Lakeshore Road in Gilford on Feb. 8. He entered the smoke-filled home to retrieve elderly residents James and Patricia Gray. Gilford fire …

Joe Kenney, Mike Cryans campaign for N.H. Executive Council in District 1

Thursday, March 6, 2014

As Republican Joe Kenney and Democrat Mike Cryans campaign through the Executive Council’s District 1, they’re hearing a similar message from constituents: “You’ve got big shoes to fill.” The two are running in a special election to finish …

St. Michael’s College dean’s list

Monday, February 24, 2014

The following area students were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Saint Michael’s College in Colchester, Vt.: ALTON Alexander Dugas, son of Gary and Sherry Dugas. He is a senior English major. Sarah Fraser, daughter of Catherine and Wayne Fraser. She is a senior …

Lunch and a toothbrush

Monday, February 17, 2014

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 …