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From left, Solomon Durgan, Hunter Clark, Keith Cameron, and Patrick Hamel, of the Cub Scout Wolf pack, survey a plate of kumatos and tomatoes before having to taste each one. Cub Scout 242 was the first pack in New Hampshire to receive the Healthy Unit Patch, earned for healthy snacks and completing physical activities. They met at the Center Congregational Church in Gilmanton on Wednesday afternoon, April 3, 2014.

(JOHN TULLY / Monitor staff)

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 chin. Then, he smiled. He licked the juice on his lips and popped the rest of the slice in his mouth. “It … 0

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 and keep our doctors. Shea-Porter immediately responded saying, “Washington Republicans should take down their misleading … 0

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 friends since they were 4, go mountain biking all the time together when it’s warmer. … 0

Gilmanton Year-Round Library needs support to stay open past March

Friday, November 1, 2013

The Gilmanton Year-Round Library celebrated its fourth year of operation in September, proving to be a vital part of our community. Our library is a gathering place for all members of our community, as each month hundreds of patrons visit the library. The library is a source of … 0

Letter: In Charron’s memory

Monday, September 30, 2013

On Sept. 13, my husband and I had the privilege of attending 161st Police Academy’s graduation in Concord at the training academy. One of the honors at every graduating class is bestowed upon a class member who has served in the military before attending and graduating from the … 0

5-year-old girl found safe hours after she went missing in Gilmanton

Sunday, September 8, 2013

A 5-year-old girl was found safe last night, seven hours after she went missing in Gilmanton. The girl’s family contacted the police at 12:30 yesterday afternoon, when she did not return from playing in the woods off Rollins Pond Road with six other children, said Fish and Game … 0

Old house tour a success

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

It’s another success for the Gilmanton Year Round Library! Thank you to everyone who attended Doug Towle’s Old House Tour on Aug. 3. The event attracted approximately 200 guests who were able to visit nine homes, and many of those attended the reception at The Mack House, Towle’s … 0

Gilmanton residents pitch in for the library they love

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Don’t turn the page on Gilmanton’s year-round library. Not yet, anyway. The town’s Year-Round Library Association, responsible for raising money to keep the library afloat, has collected $23,000 since election day four months ago, when voters rejected a … 0

Gilmanton School honor roll

Friday, June 28, 2013

The following students were named to the honor roll for the third trimester at Gilmanton School: Grade 8 High Honors: Duncan Howand and Rachel Williams Grade 8 Honors: Victoria Brasil, Danielle Clairmont, Cameron Crane, Kyle Davies, Moriah Davies, Katelynn Duval, Caledonia Hackley, Jennifer Hancock, Sydney Holland, Evelyn Johnson,Alexa … 0

GRAPHICS: Lightning strikes N.H. Boy Scouts at Camp Bell

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

The in-cloud strikes are color-coded in magenta, the cloud-to-ground strikes are in yellow. Typically, there is far more in-cloud lightning than cloud-to-ground lightning. All of the lightning data comes from the Earth Networks Total Lightning Network. The network … 0

Scouts return to Gilmanton camp after lightning scare

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

After about two dozen Boy Scouts out camping were burned when lightning struck a nearby tree, most returned yesterday to the leadership program that had them out braving the elements on a remote hilltop. Two Scouts were still … 0

Letter: A little dialogue helps to bridge the gap

Friday, June 21, 2013

I was at the vigil in Concord for those who have died from gun violence since the Newtown shootings (“Mayhem at gun rally,” Monitor, June 19). Tensions had been high throughout the evening to the point that someone was Tased and arrested. While there, a man referred to … 0

Gilmanton man convicted of threatening federal employee sentenced

Friday, June 14, 2013

A Gilmanton man convicted of threatening to sexually assault the government employee handling his Social Security account is being released from incarceration after serving a year since his arrest. Under the sentence imposed this week, Glenn Bates will also spend 90 days living at a federal community confinement … 0