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Third-grade students (from left) Amelia Kilmister, Madison Cummings and Audrey Thurston collaborate on an illustration during a workshop with author and illustrator Marty Kelley on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014.

(SUSAN DOUCET / Monitor staff)

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 the artist-in-residence at Gilmanton School this week. …

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 …

Canterbury kitchen helps Lakes Region Community College culinary program grow

Monday, October 13, 2014

In the heart of historic Canterbury Shaker Village, chef Patrick Hall is building a culinary arts program from scratch. He took the vision he had for years and added a small group of students. Then, he created and wrote an associate degree program for culinary arts and pastry arts. All he needed was …

Gilmanton man charged with Laconia arson says fires were accidental

Friday, February 7, 2014

A man charged with setting three fires in Laconia said they were accidental. Jason Clairmont of Gilmanton was arraigned Wednesday on charges that he set a fire in September that damaged a parked car and two fires last month on Highland and Academy streets. The police said Clairmont …

Helping scouts

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Gilmanton Cub Scout Pack 242 recently participated in the Gilmanton School PTA Craft Fair where they raised $250 to help scouts attend an upcoming event. A special thank you to Gilmanton Corner Store, the (Gilmanton) Iron Works Market, Coca Cola, and Jim Gosselin for their donations. CAMERON AJ …

Letter: Wanted: conservation-minded buyers in Gilmanton

Monday, February 3, 2014

The Gilmanton Land Trust has received inquiries about the “For Sale” signs on two of the four tracts involved in the “Gilmanton’s Greatest Views” conservation campaign. We would like to clarify the situation and put to rest any concerns. First, these four tracts are permanently conserved by perpetual …

Letter: Testerman for Senate

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

I am supporting Karen Testerman for the office of U.S. Senate to replace Jeanne Shaheen. After getting to know Testerman, I have discovered that she shares the same values that I do. I am pro-family and pro-Constitution and believe in less government intrusion in our lives. The most …

Gilmanton School honor roll

Monday, December 23, 2013

The following students were named to the honor roll for the first trimester at the Gilmanton School: Grade 8 High Honors: Taryn Breton, Cian Brown, Lauren Dean, Samantha Knowles, Olivia Trindade, Ethan Warren and Sophia Wrobel Grade 8 Honors: Connor Adel, Jenna Baumeister, Jackson Brulotte, Julianna Coulstring, Camryn …

Business people

Sunday, December 15, 2013

SANDA POPA has joined the General and Vascular Surgery Department at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Concord. Popa is certified by the National Commission on Certifications of Physician Assistants. KERI SICARD of Gilmanton was named partner at Loginov & Associates in Concord. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …