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Gilmanton

Keeping doors open

Thursday, March 26, 2015

On behalf of the Gilmanton Year-Round Library Association, I would like to express my sincere thanks to the Gilmanton community for supporting our warrant article on the town ballot. Your affirmative votes will allow the library to continue providing valued services to all residents. We encourage everyone to visit the GYRL and take advantage of the many programs and services it provides, such as children’s story time and craft programs, …

Announcements: Looking for art judges

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Call for artists The New Hampshire Art Association will hold its next jurying for new members on March 21. The jurying is open to all artists in all mediums and will take place at the New Hampshire Art Association’s Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery located at 136 State St., Portsmouth. For detailed information, instructions and an application, email nhart association@gmail.com or call 431-4230. GILMANTON …

People for March 5, 2015

Thursday, March 5, 2015

ALLENSTOWN Meagan Shackelford earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Franklin Pierce University in Rindge. BELMONT Tyson Morrill graduated from Paul Smith’s College in Paul Smiths, N.Y. He earned a bachelor’s of science in fisheries and wildlife science. GILMANTON Kathryn Clark was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Saint Joseph’s College in Standish, Maine. PEMBROKE Brendan McCoo was named …

Gilmanton voters at odds over money for year-round library

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Hanging above the children’s section at the Gilmanton Year-Round Library was a banner, strung together with Scotch tape and decorated with bright colors. “KEEP OUR LIBRARY OPEN,” it reads. The sign is dotted with the signatures of its …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …