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Shaker Regional Elementary school art teacher Katie Cotnoir (left) and Arts Alive program coordinator Kim Valpey from Gilford Elementary School stand with student artwork at the Belknap Mill in Laconia. The Belknap Mill is hosting the annual Arts Alive program, displaying art from Belmont, Gilford, Laconia and Winnisquam students. Open houses will be Wednesday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. for Gilford and Thursday from 6 to 7 p.m. for Belmont. The art will be on display until Friday.

Student art show

Friday, March 13, 2015

S haker Regional Elementary School art teacher Katie Cotnoir (left) and Arts Alive program coordinator Kim Valpey stand with student artwork at the Belknap Mill in Laconia. The mill is displaying art from Belmont, Gilford, Laconia and Winnisquam students. Open houses will be Wednesday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. for Gilford and Thursday from 6 to 7 p.m. for Belmont. …

People for March 16, 2015

Friday, March 13, 2015

CONTOOCOOK Katherine Irwin was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Merrimack College in North Andover, Mass. Lucas Arruda was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Boston University. Hannah Needleman was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Boston University. Mary McAuliffe was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at …

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 …

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 …

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 …