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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 “a lot of small stuff,” like renegotiating the contract for the town’s phone service to get a better deal. Capello said he …

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 to two weekly story time sessions, children’s programming has grown to include the wildly popular …

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 year-round library have included a crafter’s group, a book club, a murder mystery group, home …

Davis-Benoit

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Davis-Benoit Rachel Davis of Gilmanton and Benjamin Benoit of Concord announce their engagement. Davis is the daughter of Colleen McCready of Gilmanton and Rick Davis of Epsom. Benoit is the son of Holly and Rick Benoit of Northwood. …

Business people for Aug. 25, 2014

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Christine Heath was recently promoted to mortgage loan originator at Sugar River Bank’s Warner branch. Scott Oosterveen, MD, recently joined GI Associates of New Hampshire at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Concord. Robert Stein, founder of the Stein Law Firm, recently returned …

Business people for July 29, 2014

Monday, July 28, 2014

Ann dipold of Bow and Julia Wagner of Concord recently joined the staff of Better Homes & Gardens/The Masiello Group Concord. Michael Gilbert was recently appointed to the Catholic Charities New Hampshire board of trustees. Gilbert is a …

Local 2015 associates of Leadership New Hampshire

Monday, July 28, 2014

Leadership New Hampshire recently announced its Class of 2015, which includes 39 associates from across the state who will participate in the 10-month program. The organization’s mission is to build a community of informed and engaged leaders. The local associates for 2015 include: Edward Cherian of Boscawmen, development …

Gilmanton School Graduates

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

The following students graduated from Gilmanton School: Connor Adel, Jenna Baumeister, Seamus Bradford, Taryn Breton, Cian Brown, Jackson Brulotte, Nicholas Bugnacki, Kaley Colby, Julianna Coulstring, MacKenzie Daigneau, Lauren Dean, Camryn Drew, Ethan Emerson, Thomas Everson, Sarah Fillion, Coreen Gagne, Sandor Gamache, Anthony Gentile, Jeffrey Haradon, Nathan Hudson, Tricia …

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 …