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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. …

Pittsfield and its border towns to host huge yard sale Saturday

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Pittsfield and all of its border towns will play host to dozens of yard sales Saturday. Organized mainly by the Pittsfield Chamber of Commerce, what was 18 years ago a town-wide yard sale has evolved into at least …

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 …

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., …

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 …

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 …