Cloudy
30°
Cloudy
Hi 37° | Lo 31°

Gilmanton

Larry Page of New Brunswick, Canada, works on restoring power on White Rock Hill Road in Bow around noon on Friday, Nov. 28, 2014. Page was with Gagnon Construction from Grand Falls, New Brunswick, a company that had been contracted by Unitil. 

(SUSAN DOUCET / Monitor staff)

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 wires, and a couple of houses had tree limbs fall on them,” said Roy Fanjoy, chairman of the Webster Select Board. He …

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 morning. The good news is I’m not,” he said. Kelley, an author and illustrator, is …

Letter: The wrong pledge

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Recently, state Sen. Sam Cataldo of Farmington signed a “Pledge of Allegiance” to Americans for Prosperity, a Virginia-based, Koch brothers founded and funded, right-wing political advocacy group. This means that Cataldo now cannot vote for any bill, no matter how beneficial it would be for New Hampshire citizens, that would lead to any tax or fee increase, and that he must fight against …

Gilmanton School Honors

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

The following students earned honors at Gilmanton School: Grade 8 High Honors: Cian Brown, Lauren Dean, Olivia Trindade and Sophia Wrobel Grade 8 Honors: Connor Adel, Jenna Baumeister, Taryn Breton, Jackson Brulotte, Julianna Coulstring, Camryn Drew, Sandor Gamache, Anthony Gentile, Mitchell Juneau, Jake King, Samantha Knowles, Emily Kordas, …

Letter: Primary primer

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

On Sept. 9, we will vote on the many candidates who have been campaigning all through the summer for federal, state and local offices. This is called the primary election. Before you can vote in the primary election, you have to select which party you want to vote …

Letter: Raise the wage

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Dear New Hampshire State Senators: Our current minimum wage isn’t much, but it’s all that many hard-working families have. The bill to raise it would add a mere $70 to the paychecks of full-time workers, about enough for a much needed bag of groceries – purchased with earned …

Letter: Belknap County deserves better from its leadership

Monday, April 28, 2014

I am writing to show my agreement with letter writer Ann Rogers of Meredith (Monitor, April 1). She noted Republican Rep. Dennis Fields’s valor in confronting the immature and mean-spirited leadership of the Belknap County Convention chairwoman. The chairwoman’s appeals to emotion and prejudice at the expense of …

Gilmanton Scouts first to earn new patch promoting healthy foods, activity

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Derek Kelly wrinkled his nose and closed his eyes as he picked up the slice of a Kumato. He opened his mouth, bit down, and the juicy insides of the brownish-green vegetable burst out and dribbled down his …

Letter: Don’t believe the hype

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

It’s back – Mediscare! And it’s just as false and misleading as ever. In December 2013 New Hampshire began being bombarded with ads attacking Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter which tried to scare us into believing that the Affordable Care Act was denying us the opportunity to renew our policies …

PHOTOS: Pond gliders

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Finn Baldwin (left), 13, and his friend Stanley Medley, 13, chat after putting their mountain bikes into Finn’s dad’s truck after riding on Rollins Pond in Gilmanton on Sunday, March 23, 2014. The pair, who have been best …

Four-alarm fire in Gilmanton destroys barn, damages home

Monday, March 24, 2014

A four-alarm fire destroyed a barn and damaged a single-family home in Gilmanton yesterday afternoon. A passer-by went into the fire station to alert the department of the blaze at 1765 Route 140 about 11:10 a.m., Gilmanton fire …

Gilmanton Year Round Library will continue to serve community

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

The board of directors of the Gilmanton Year Round Library and library staff wish to thank Gilmanton voters for their support on March 11. The library will continue to serve the community because of the successful vote. Library staff is committed to offering programs to meet the needs …

Gilmanton library gets $52,500 in close vote

Thursday, March 13, 2014

The privately owned Gilmanton Year-Round Library will remain open after voters narrowly approved $52,500 to cover costs over the next year. If the motion was defeated, the library would have closed. The petitioned warrant article passed, 500-483. “We are very excited to see the support,” said Anne Kirby, …