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Gilmanton

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Happy birthday, Gilmanton Library Sept. 12, 2009, the Gilmanton Year-Round Library celebrated its grand opening with many visitors, most receiving library cards. Five years later, the library has 1,653 card holders and some 13,500 items on the shelves. But numbers alone don’t tell the whole story. In addition to two weekly story time sessions, children’s programming has grown to include the wildly popular Lego Club and early-release day Afternoon at …

Letter: Support your library

Friday, January 23, 2015

The Gilmanton Year-Round Library provides a central meeting place for a town so widely spread out. Besides books and magazines, DVDs, computer use, scheduled children’s and adult programs, the GYRL hosts many group meetings in comfortable community space. Some of the groups meeting regularly this year at the year-round library have included a crafter’s group, a book club, a murder mystery group, home …

Business people for Jan. 19, 2015

Sunday, January 18, 2015

David Patrick is the new director of conservation at the Nature Conservancy in New Hampshire. Patrick has a Ph.D. in wildlife ecology from the University of Maine, Orono, and comes to the Conservancy from Paul Smith’s College in upstate New York, where he was an assistant professor of fisheries and wildlife science. For …

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 …

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 …