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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 School honor roll

Monday, April 1, 2013

The following students were named to the honor roll for the second trimester at Gilmanton School: GRADE 6 HONORS: Alexis Boisvert, Brendan Bushnell, Tommi Butts, Alex Cameron, Cameron Chamberlain, Michael Eisenmann, Abigail Fillion, Bailee Gallant, Jennie Gannon, Mariah Gardner, Persephone Knipping, Rachel Langlitz, Joseph Laurendeau, Michael Maltais, Katherine … 0

Letter: Wind is part of the solution

Monday, April 1, 2013

Climate change is occurring, and it is affecting the people of New Hampshire. The average temperature in the United States has risen 2 degrees in the past 50 years, according to a report from Environment America, “When It Rains, It Pours,” and extreme snow and rainfall in New … 0

Letter: Congratulations to Gilmanton selectman

Sunday, March 31, 2013

I want to publicly congratulate Don Guarino on his re-election to the Gilmanton Board of Selectmen. I wish him and the rest of the board well in the term ahead. I also want to recognize the many residents who cast a ballot for me. Thank you so much … 0

Letter: I’d like to be your selectman, Gilmanton

Monday, March 11, 2013

Let me tell you why I love Gilmanton. It is a town full of farmers and craftsmen, not big-box stores. Trees, fields, valleys and hills – Gilmanton is beautiful everywhere you go. A fabulous school, libraries and town facilities. Hardworking, dedicated town employees. It is a real slice … 0

Letter: Vote Abbott, Gilmanton

Thursday, February 28, 2013

On March 12 residents of Gilmanton have the opportunity to vote for a most amazing woman, my friend and neighbor, Betty Ann Abbott. Abbott is a candidate for selectman for our wonderful town. She comes with a lifetime of education and experience, including an advanced degree in business … 0

Letter: Vote Abbott, Gilmanton

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

We urge our friends and neighbors to join us in voting for Betty Ann Abbott for Gilmanton selectman on March 12. Abbott has extensive experience in the workings of local government, both as a selectman and as assistant in the town clerk’s office. It is essential that the … 0

Letter: An independent voice for Gilmanton

Sunday, March 3, 2013

To fellow Gilmanton residents: We have a three-person board of selectmen, so it is very important that we elect selectmen who are truly independent. On March 12, we can elect Betty Ann Abbott to serve as a truly independent voice as our next selectman! Abbott is not only … 0

Letter: In Gilmanton, there is much to think about

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Residents of Gilmanton: Sample ballots are in! They are posted at the Academy Building and will soon be posted on the town and school websites. I am going to print the ballots and fill them out for my crib sheets. Town Clerk Deb Cornett assures me we can … 0

Letter: In Gilmanton, an underused community resource

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

I see household trash as a revenue stream, a source of income to the town. Currently Gilmanton stands by and watches our fellow citizens turn this revenue stream into a whirlpool that sucks not only our tax dollars down the drain but also the savings from recyclers. Waste … 0

Business people for Feb. 25

Monday, February 25, 2013

KRISTA DUPRE joined Nathan Wechsler & Co. in Concord as a manager specializing in tax matters. She received New Hampshire CPA certification in October 2009 and is a member of the New Hampshire Society of Certified Public Accountants … 0