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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …