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Gilmanton

A real family treat

Thursday, February 26, 2015

We just wanted to voice our support for the Gilmanton Year-Round Library. What I would like to focus on is how our family and many like ours in town have greatly benefited from the year-round library. This library has been a real treat to our family and we have used it for books, movies and even shared in the different fun events that the library hosts. Just last weekend our …

Announcements: Contra dance rescheduled

Friday, February 20, 2015

GILMANTON Rescheduled dance The contra dance at Gilmanton Town Hall, Rte. 140 in Gilmanton Iron Works was rescheduled to tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. with a potluck dinner following. CONCORD Speech contest Students in grades 9 through 12 are encouraged to participate in the Rotary Club of Concord’s Four Way Test speech contest by preparing and presenting a five to seven-minute speech that clearly …

People for Feb. 17, 2015

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

GILMANTON Jessica Stone was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the University of Maine in Orono, Maine. HILLSBORO Ashley Wing received a Who’s Who Among Students award from Colby-Sawyer College. She is a nursing major. LACONIA Ashley Snow was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at …

Sub-zero temps create challenge at Gilmanton house fire

Monday, February 16, 2015

Sub-zero temperatures created challenging conditions for firefighters at a house fire in Gilmanton yesterday. The extreme cold and high winds “presented unique challenges with the flowing water and ice-covered surfaces,” said Gilmanton fire Chief Paul Hempel in a …

People for Feb. 12, 2015

Thursday, February 12, 2015

ALLENSTOWN Kyle Sandler earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Roger Williams University in Bristol, R.I. ANDOVER Canon Brownell was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Ithaca College in Ithaca, N.Y. Brownell is a media major. BELMONT Katelyn Boudreau was named to the dean’s …

Gilmanton School District seeks modular classrooms

Saturday, February 7, 2015

The Gilmanton School, which serves students in kindergarten through eighth grade, is looking for more space. Hoping to respond to a growing number of students in younger grades, the district is again asking voters to approve the installation of modular classrooms at the school. The total cost of …

Gilmanton voters to discuss library money, ballot voting at deliberative session

Thursday, January 29, 2015

For the second year in a row, Gilmanton voters will consider a trimmed-down budget at the town’s deliberative session. Town officials have requested a $3.43 million operating budget. That’s a 2.3 percent decrease from the current $3.5 million budget. Town Administrator Arthur Capello said the decrease came from …

Happy birthday, Gilmanton Library

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Happy birthday, Gilmanton Library Sept. 12, 2009, the Gilmanton Year-Round Library celebrated its grand opening with many visitors, most receiving library cards. Five years later, the library has 1,653 card holders and some 13,500 items on the shelves. But numbers alone don’t tell the whole story. In addition …

Letter: Support your library

Friday, January 23, 2015

The Gilmanton Year-Round Library provides a central meeting place for a town so widely spread out. Besides books and magazines, DVDs, computer use, scheduled children’s and adult programs, the GYRL hosts many group meetings in comfortable community space. Some of the groups meeting regularly this year at the …

Business people for Jan. 19, 2015

Sunday, January 18, 2015

David Patrick is the new director of conservation at the Nature Conservancy in New Hampshire. Patrick has a Ph.D. in wildlife ecology from the University of Maine, Orono, and comes to the Conservancy from Paul Smith’s College in …

People for Jan. 13, 2015

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

CONCORD Debony Lahue is the new head coach for the Granite State Roller Derby 2015 season. She is a seasoned roller derby skater with extensive skating experience as well as playing and coaching team sports both on and off the track. Austin Erickson was named to the dean’s …

Downed trees, wires, power outages focus of local officials

Saturday, November 29, 2014

The snow had long stopped, but local officials needed yesterday to get a handle on the damage caused by the Thanksgiving eve snowstorm. “We got hammered with the snow. Like other places, trees came down and took out …

New Hampshire author and illustrator is the artist-in-residence at Gilmanton School

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Standing in front of a class of eighth-grade students yesterday morning, Marty Kelley asked if they wanted to first hear the good news or the bad news. “The bad news is you’re going to work really hard this …