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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. HENNIKER Rob Dunn won the Udall Award for the construction of an environmentally-friendly, portable house called OTIS (Optimal Traveling Independent Space). He …

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 by refusing “any and all forms of bigotry, intolerance and racism.” My concern has to …

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 garbage, don’t leave pet food outside overnight and clean and store outdoor grills after each …

Business notes

Monday, April 28, 2014

THE NEW HAMPSHIRE WOOD ENERGY COUNCIL has launched a program to promote heating commercial and institutional buildings with a local and renewable New Hampshire resource – wood. The council is funded in part by a $250,000 three-year grant …

Central N.H. runners at the 118th Boston Marathon

Monday, April 21, 2014

Catch up on the finishing times of the area Boston Marathon runners below. (Bib number, age, town: half time – finishing time) 31983 Kally Abrams, 43, Bow: 02:33:46 – 05:43:43 27327 Craig Anderson, 34, Bow: 01:50:51 – 03:54:11 …

Business people

Sunday, March 30, 2014

JOHN WARD, an attorney with the Patch & FitzGerald Law Firm, was elected vice president of the New Hampshire Bar Association’s Workers’ Compensation Law Section for the 2014-15 term. GARY LONG, president of the New Hampshire Renewable Energy …

Derryfield School honor roll

Friday, March 28, 2014

The following area students were named to the winter honor roll at Derryfield School in Manchester: BOW Mason Brummett, grade 11, earned high honors. Samantha Fogel, grade 11, earned high honors. Emma Garfield, grade 11, earned high honors. Haley Cohen, grade 11, earned honors. Gabrielle Brummett, grade 9, …

Letter: A reasonable plan to improve the roads

Sunday, March 23, 2014

A few weeks ago I attended a transportation summit hosted by state Sen. Andrew Hosmer that featured a diverse panel of regional and local community leaders like Jerry Gappens of the New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Greg Goddard of Gunstock Mountain, state Transportation Commissioner Chris Clement and Rusty McLear …

Business notes

Sunday, March 23, 2014

HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL of Concord received top recognition from Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation for the second consecutive year. The hospital ranked in the top 10 percent of qualifying rehabilitation hospitals for 2013, 2012, 2008 and 2006. BANK OF NEW HAMPSHIRE gave $50,000 to the New Hampshire …

$1 million police renovations on warrant in Gilford

Sunday, March 9, 2014

The Gilford police and town office building is pegged for renovations, and officials are asking taxpayers to approve $1.2 million in bonds for the work. “It really is to the point where it impacts our performance to some degree,” said Acting Police Chief Lt. James Leach. “We’ve been …

Gilford school budget includes telephones, bleachers

Sunday, March 9, 2014

The Gilford School District’s proposed operating budget is $24.6 million, about a 2 percent increase over the current year. The $512,500 increase is driven mostly by maintenance projects, said Superintendent Kent Hemingway. New auditorium seats are included for $105,000, and a new phone system will cost $200,000. “Our …

Belmont-Gilford outlasts Kennett in OT to reach hockey semifinals

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Trailing 2-1 with 3:44 remaining in regulation, Belmont-Gilford hockey Coach Jay Londer called a timeout. As the Bulldogs gathered around their bench at the Laconia Ice Arena, only one thing was on their minds. They lost last season’s …

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 …