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Announcements: Bakers wanted for town meeting

Saturday, February 28, 2015

EPSOM Attention bakers The Epsom Friends of the Library is seeking bakers for the upcoming March 10 election and hopes to have homemade pies and breads from wonderful Epsom chefs. A previous announcement mistakenly said the baked goods were for its meet the candidates forum. The forum will be at the Epsom Public Library on March 1 at 2 p.m. The public is invited to meet the people running for …

Business people for Feb. 23, 2015

Monday, February 23, 2015

James Culhane was recently named the new president and CEO of Lake Sunapee Regional Visiting Nurse Association. Culhane has a master’s in business administration from the University of New Hampshire and a master’s in social work from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has more than 12 years of experience …

Racing to fight cancer

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The Lakes Region Ice Racing Club holds weekly races on Berry and Lee ponds in Moultonboro. Last week, the group held a special race for Suzanne Tagget, who is fighting cancer. There were five feature divisions that raced around the three-eighths of a mile track. Winners of the divisions were Matt Demond of …

People for Feb. 17, 2015

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

GILMANTON Jessica Stone was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the University of Maine in Orono, Maine. HILLSBORO Ashley Wing received a Who’s Who Among Students award from Colby-Sawyer College. She is a nursing …

Business Notes for Feb. 16, 2015

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Cynthia’s Challenge, a 24-hour ski-a-thon, at King Pine Ski Area raised $33,795 to purchase a wheelchair-accessible van for Samantha Gillard of Newton, Mass., who has Rett syndrome. Gillard is the 7-year-old granddaughter of Tex Gillard, a ski instructor at King Pine. Donations towards the $45,000 goal can be …

Students stuff a bus

Friday, February 13, 2015

Tilton School students Madison Downs, Jason Bogacz, Tyler Hatch and Kyoko Kinoshita and school counselor Angela Juurlink stand with a bus filled with donations for New Beginnings women and children’s shelter in Laconia. Teams of students collected items …

People for Feb. 11, 2015

Thursday, February 12, 2015

LACONIA Susan Ross was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Mass. She is a sophomore chemical engineering major. Danielle Cote was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Mass. She is …

NH1 Auction provides groceries to children

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Got lunch! Laconia would like to express our sincere gratitude to the NH1 Children’s Auction for granting us our biggest award ever of $30,000 to help deliver healthy groceries to the children of Laconia for the entire 11 weeks of 2015 summer school vacation. From our very first …

People for Feb. 10, 2015

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

HENNIKER Sen. Lou D’Allesandro, state senator, was honored for his outstanding contributions to education and public service at the annual Founders Day celebration of New England College. He received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree and was the …

Free tax preparation services available through Granite United Way

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

With tax season in full swing, the Granite United Way’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program has opened several sites across the state for free tax preparation. The program is open to individuals and families with household incomes $53,000 and below. In addition to Granite United Way in Concord, …

Business people for Feb. 9, 2015

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Kevin Shaw was named Roche Realty Group’s top agent of 2014. He had more than $7.8 million in sales, in addition to rentals. He has been in the real estate industry since 2000 and has been in Roche …

Business notes for Feb. 9, 2015

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Blue Sky Hair Studio recently moved to 126 Loudon Road in Concord. The larger location provides the opportunity to expand the full-service salon. Brenda Litchfield of Concord Commercial represented Blue Sky Hair Studio in its expansion. The Meredith Village Savings Bank fund at the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation …

Henniker awarded federal funds for sidewalk project

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Henniker is one of 12 New Hampshire towns to receive money to improve “alternative” forms of safe and convenient travel. A sidewalk project along Rush Road, Maple Street, Prospect Street and Hall Avenue will be funded with $240,020 from the federally funded Transportation Alternatives Program, the New Hampshire …