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Gilmanton

Large-scale campsite draws mixed reviews

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Mentioning Rocky Pond gets mixed reactions in Canterbury, where a Conway couple want to build a 263-acre campsite near the Loudon town line. If approved, the 299-site campground would be among the state’s biggest private RV campsites. Opponents of the campground worry about effects on the 83-acre pond and their properties, while supporters say it will be a boon for tourism and tax rolls in the rural town of 2,352. Ed and Linda Schmid have proposed Mourning Dove Camping and RV Resort off Route 106, near the intersections of Canterbury, Gilmanton and Loudon. Visitors could camp from May to October, when full-time staffers would enforce … 8

Thanks A Million

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Gilmanton Old Home Day The organizers of Gilmanton’s 116th Old Home Day, held Aug. 9, extend special thanks to all of those who made the event a success. We are grateful to all our volunteers who worked in the kitchen, food booth, wait-staff, pie bakers, art show judges and participants, ticket takers, car … 0

Davis-Benoit

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Davis-Benoit Rachel Davis of Gilmanton and Benjamin Benoit of Concord announce their engagement. Davis is the daughter of Colleen McCready of Gilmanton and Rick Davis of Epsom. Benoit is the son of Holly and Rick Benoit of Northwood. Davis is working toward a degree in radio-logic technology at NHTI. She works part-time at … 0

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 … 0

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 … 0

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 … 0

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 … 0

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 … 0

Letter: Vote Abbott, Gilmanton

Thursday, February 28, 2013

On March 12 residents of Gilmanton have the opportunity to vote for a most amazing woman, my friend and neighbor, Betty Ann Abbott. Abbott is a candidate for selectman for our wonderful town. She comes with a lifetime of education and experience, including an advanced degree in business … 0

Letter: Vote Abbott, Gilmanton

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

We urge our friends and neighbors to join us in voting for Betty Ann Abbott for Gilmanton selectman on March 12. Abbott has extensive experience in the workings of local government, both as a selectman and as assistant in the town clerk’s office. It is essential that the … 0

Letter: An independent voice for Gilmanton

Sunday, March 3, 2013

To fellow Gilmanton residents: We have a three-person board of selectmen, so it is very important that we elect selectmen who are truly independent. On March 12, we can elect Betty Ann Abbott to serve as a truly independent voice as our next selectman! Abbott is not only … 0

Letter: In Gilmanton, there is much to think about

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Residents of Gilmanton: Sample ballots are in! They are posted at the Academy Building and will soon be posted on the town and school websites. I am going to print the ballots and fill them out for my crib sheets. Town Clerk Deb Cornett assures me we can … 0

Letter: In Gilmanton, an underused community resource

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

I see household trash as a revenue stream, a source of income to the town. Currently Gilmanton stands by and watches our fellow citizens turn this revenue stream into a whirlpool that sucks not only our tax dollars down the drain but also the savings from recyclers. Waste … 0