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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 for New Hampshire, Lauer-Rago wants all families …

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 …

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: 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 …

Announcements

Saturday, August 17, 2013

CONCORD Mentors wanted The Circle Program is looking for mentors. This program pairs girls with women volunteer mentors from their community. They meet at least twice a month during the school year to help the girls find opportunities to develop new skills, explore new interests, give back to …

1 dead, 4 injured in Gilford crash

Thursday, August 8, 2013

One person is dead and four others are injured after a three-vehicle crash in Gilford. The victims’ names have not been made public. The police said two cars and a sport utility vehicle were involved in the crash on Route 11 about noon yesterday. WMUR reported that the …

Business people for Aug. 5

Sunday, August 4, 2013

DANIEL CREAN of Pembroke, attorney, wrote two chapters of the American Bar Association’s new treatise “Town and Gown: Legal Strategies for Effective Collaboration.” The first of these chapters examines legal and practical issues involved in the use of …