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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 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 …

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 …