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Birth announcement: Morgan Clemans

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

A son, Morgan Murphy Clemans, was born Nov. 11 at the Family Place at Concord Hospital to Jeremy Clemans and Emma Sisti of Concord. Grandparents include Trish Murphy and Bob Blair of Concord and Mark and Jane Sisti of Gilmanton Iron Works. …

People for Nov. 12, 2015

Thursday, November 12, 2015

BELMONT Justin Taylor received a President’s scholarship from Keene State College. John Valengavich received a President’s scholarship from Keene State College. BOW Lillian Naimie, daughter of Christopher and Tina Naimie, is attending Colby College in Waterville, Maine. Tucker Johnson received a President’s scholarship from Keene State College. Alexander Woody received a President’s scholarship from Keene State College. CANTERBURY Ellen Lockwood received a President’s …

People for Oct. 8, 2015

Friday, October 9, 2015

CONCORD Thomas Bengston received a scholarship grant from the McDonough Scholarship Foundation, which awards scholarships to students employed at state golf courses who are attending colleges and universities. He attends Georgia Tech. Brittany Catcher received a scholarship grant from the McDonough Scholarship Foundation, which awards scholarships to students employed at New Hampshire golf courses. She attends UNH. Ryan Colby received a scholarship grant …

Letter: Belknap County deserves better from its leadership

Monday, April 28, 2014

I am writing to show my agreement with letter writer Ann Rogers of Meredith (Monitor, April 1). She noted Republican Rep. Dennis Fields’s valor in confronting the immature and mean-spirited leadership of the Belknap County Convention chairwoman. The chairwoman’s appeals to emotion and prejudice at the expense of …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Four-alarm fire in Gilmanton destroys barn, damages home

Monday, March 24, 2014

A four-alarm fire destroyed a barn and damaged a single-family home in Gilmanton yesterday afternoon. A passer-by went into the fire station to alert the department of the blaze at 1765 Route 140 about 11:10 a.m., Gilmanton fire …

Gilmanton Year Round Library will continue to serve community

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

The board of directors of the Gilmanton Year Round Library and library staff wish to thank Gilmanton voters for their support on March 11. The library will continue to serve the community because of the successful vote. Library staff is committed to offering programs to meet the needs …

Gilmanton library gets $52,500 in close vote

Thursday, March 13, 2014

The privately owned Gilmanton Year-Round Library will remain open after voters narrowly approved $52,500 to cover costs over the next year. If the motion was defeated, the library would have closed. The petitioned warrant article passed, 500-483. “We are very excited to see the support,” said Anne Kirby, …

Letter: In Gilmanton, vote for McCormack

Sunday, March 9, 2014

To Gilmanton voters: We write in support of Steve McCormack for Gilmanton selectman. McCormack is native to the Lakes Region and has lived in Gilmanton since 1987. He had a career in the military and worked for the State Employees’ Association before retiring in 2011. He is an …

Vote will decide library’s future in Gilmanton

Sunday, March 9, 2014

If Gilmanton voters don’t agree to pay for the privately owned Gilmanton Year-Round Library in their tax bills this year, it will close Saturday – just four days after the election. The library was built in 2008 and runs on a $70,500 operating budget. On Tuesday, the residents …

Voters to take up teachers contract, modular classrooms

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Some teachers have rolling carts for their supplies instead of their own classrooms. Part of the library has been converted to class space. The art teacher and the Spanish teacher share one room. “We are really cramped for space at the Gilmanton School,” Superintendent John Fauci said. That …