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Letter: Gilmanton blame game

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

To Gilmanton taxpayers: There have been many inaccurate statements made regarding issues within the selectmen’s office. Apparently it is easier for the new town administrator to place blame rather than taking ownership of his own mistakes. It has stated that one of the reasons for such a huge tax increase was because I “may have underestimated the revenue.” I have no way of knowing if this statement is true as …

Ray Duckler: The highs and lows of a diabetic grade school boy

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Luc Gautreaux, 7, pulled off the top like a pen cap, exposing a pinpoint sharp enough to pop a balloon. He pricked the end of his index finger and squeezed, creating a tiny pool of blood, then smeared it onto a strip inserted into what looked like an old cell phone. His sister, …

Birth announcement: Morgan Clemans

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

A son, Morgan Murphy Clemans, was born Nov. 11 at the Family Place at Concord Hospital to Jeremy Clemans and Emma Sisti of Concord. Grandparents include Trish Murphy and Bob Blair of Concord and Mark and Jane Sisti of Gilmanton Iron Works. …

People for Nov. 12, 2015

Thursday, November 12, 2015

BELMONT Justin Taylor received a President’s scholarship from Keene State College. John Valengavich received a President’s scholarship from Keene State College. BOW Lillian Naimie, daughter of Christopher and Tina Naimie, is attending Colby College in Waterville, Maine. Tucker Johnson received a President’s scholarship from Keene State College. Alexander …

People for Oct. 8, 2015

Friday, October 9, 2015

CONCORD Thomas Bengston received a scholarship grant from the McDonough Scholarship Foundation, which awards scholarships to students employed at state golf courses who are attending colleges and universities. He attends Georgia Tech. Brittany Catcher received a scholarship grant from the McDonough Scholarship Foundation, which awards scholarships to students …

People for Oct. 1, 2015

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

GILMANTON Heather Hunt is studying in an honors program at Keene State College. PEMBROKE Cheyenne Cannarozzo, daughter of Frank Cannarozzo of Pembroke and Debra S. Sweatt of Seminole, Fla., was named to the dean’s list for the spring …

Tilton Winter Farmers Market in need of a new home

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Joan O’Connor, the manager of the Tilton Winter Farmers Market, envisions a bright, expansive space for the market. A place with atmosphere, a facility full of sunlight that is reminiscent of Boston’s Faneuil Hall. “I’d love a beautiful …

People for June 24, 2015

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

ANDOVER Rebecca Lance earned a bachelor’s degree in liberal studies and elementary education from Emmanuel College in Boston. BARNSTEAD Emily Barrett was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at SUNY Oneonta in Oneonta, N.Y. Sydney …

Super Bowl special delivery

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

R owdie Maloney of Gilmanton, who serves in the U.S. Coast Guard, presented Super Bowl rings to Patriot’s players Julian Edelman, Danny Amendola, Brandon Lafell, Brian Tyms, Aaron Dobson and Josh Boyce at the home of Patriot’s owner …

Students from Epsom, Franklin, Gilford and Gilmanton graduate from UNH

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

The following students earned degrees from the University of New Hampshire. EPSOM christopher allen, civil engineering; jake gomes, political science; matthew dlubac, information technology, summa cum laude; steven giguere, computer engineering, magna cum laude; Hayley Gelinas, hospitality management. FRANKLIN hillary fifield, secondary education; matthew kaplan, earth sciences; nathaniel …

Gilmnaton man arrested in standoff with police

Friday, June 12, 2015

A routine medical call yesterday in Gilmanton led to an hours-long standoff and the arrest of a local man. Michael Tape of Musket Drive in Gilmanton’s Shellcamp Pond neighborhood was arrested by members of the Belknap County Regional Special Operation Group and charged with criminal threatening and resisting …

Announcements: School board vacancy

Thursday, June 11, 2015

DUNBARTON Board vacancy Dunbarton is seeking a resident who has an interest in serving on the Dunbarton School Board. The position on the board will serve until the next scheduled election, which will be held on March 8, 2016. Interested residents should send a letter including reasons why …

People for June 20, 2015

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

GILMANTON Kimberly Alberico graduated from Nichols College with a degree in general business. Emily Strese graduated from Lyndon State College with a degree in education and liberal studies. Logan Visser was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He is a freshman …