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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 teachers, school board agree on contract

Friday, February 7, 2014

The Gilmanton Education Association and the school board have agreed on a three-year contract, both parties announced yesterday. Voters can learn about the agreement and its effect on their taxes in the school deliberative session in the Gilmanton School gymnasium tomorrow starting at 10 a.m. The agreement calls …

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 …