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People for Aug. 3, 2015

Sunday, August 2, 2015

CONTOOCOOK Brett Power earned a bachelor’s degree of music in sound recording technology from the University of Massachusetts-Lowell. Marissa Bohlman was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Clark University in Worcester, Mass. DUNBARTON Meghan Casey earned a doctorate in physical therapy from Franklin Pierce University. EPSOM William Coyne was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at MCPHS in Manchester. He is pursuing a …

Laconia’s 2015 Motorcycle Week rally loses money

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Laconia’s Motorcycle Week ended with the rally losing money for the first time since 2007. City Manager Scott Myers said staging the event cost almost $150,000 and made just over $146,000. NH1.com reported Laconia typically uses a portion of the profits from the rally to purchase new items for the police and fire departments. Myers attributed the losses to an increase in costs …

Announcements: Support NAMI NH

Saturday, August 1, 2015

CONCORD Charity yard sale Concord Peer Support, a wellness center for people in Merrimack County facing mental health challenges, will host a yard sale Sept. 5 at 55 School Street. Concord Peer Support is a free resource that is listed on the National Alliance on Mental Illness and the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services websites. All funds raised from the …

Community photo: Mini-theater

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Emma Fabian, 10, was named the winner of the Colonial Theater Art Contest by Brenda Kean, executive director of the Laconia Historical & Museum Society. She created a diorama of the theater complete with velvet seats and a …

People for July 30, 2015

Thursday, July 30, 2015

ALLENSTOWN Zachary Schaefer earned a bachelor’s degree in human biology from the University at Albany-SUNY in Albany, N.Y. ANDOVER Kayla Angier was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at MCPHS in Manchester. She is studying nursing. Kenneth Johnson Jr. earned an A.A.S. in electrical transmission …

Community snapshots: Brand new wheels

Thursday, July 30, 2015

B randon Faulkner, Marshall Brasse and Makayla Faulkner ride their new bikes in front of Elks members Buzzie Lessard, Joanie Lessard and Deirdre Tibbetts. The Laconia Elks 876 donated 55 bikes during its third annual bike fest July …

Community snapshots: Handmade comforts

Thursday, July 30, 2015

P atternworks in Center Harbor donated skeins of soft yarn to LRGH Auxiliary Sewing Committee in honor of infant twin sisters who died. The yarn was used to make blankets for the hospital nursery. …

Thanks a Million: Lots of lunches

Thursday, July 30, 2015

With all the crazy things going on in this world, the people of Laconia can be proud of the way this community works together, cares about one another and makes things happen. Five years ago, this community had around 67 percent of our children qualifying for free and …

Suspect in Belmont hacking deaths found unfit; state given one year to restore

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

A Belmont man accused of hacking his mother and brother to death two years ago has been found unfit to stand trial – for now. Shawn Carter, 33, was scheduled for a competency hearing Thursday in Belknap County Superior Court, but attorneys on both sides have called it …

People for July 29, 2015

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

BOW Taylor Grip was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Lee Miller was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the University of Minnesota College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences. Derrick Uchida earned a …

Community snapshots: Take to the skies

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

C amryn Dembiec of Gilford flew over Big Lake during the ACE Academy Orientation hosted by WinnAero at the Laconia Airport. More than 50 students from Lakes Region communities participated in the Space Camp. …

Announcements: Stock up on classroom supplies

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Vegetarian cookbook The New Hampshire Spaying and Altering Service, a nonprofit organization, will sell a gourmet vegetarian cookbook, Cooking With Compassion, to raise funds for its low-cost spaying and altering program. The cookbook is $20 postpaid. For more information, call 224-1361. WARNER Don’t miss the sales Pine Rock …

Lakes Region Community College honors

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

The following area students were named to the president’s and vice president’s lists for the spring session at Lakes Region Community College. BARNSTEAD: Natasha Kendall, Shayla Locke BELMONT: Ashley Brake, Chris Christo, Jessic Coutu, Davita Elliott, Joanna Frangiudakis, Elijah Gravenhorst, Brielle Moore, Kurt Oberhausen, Cindy Reid, Ryan Shurtleff, …