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Paul Karinja gives the peace sign to a car as it passes the N.H. Rebellion group yesterday. (NICK REID / Monitor staff)

Money Trail: Rebellion participants hope to keep momentum going at home

Monday, January 19, 2015

As the N.H. Rebellion walkers on the Dixville Notch route make their way into Concord today, they’re already thinking about how they can keep up the momentum and bring back the will for change to their hometowns. Maryl Nass, a physician from Ellsworth, Maine, said she’s planning to contact the state representatives she knows and look into the feasibility of …

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 …

People for Jan. 15

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

ANDOVER Emily Lance was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Lasell College in Newton, Mass. She is a freshman fashion communication and promotion major. BARNSTEAD Ella Montminy was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Central Maine Community College in Auburn. BOW John Holmes was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Wheaton …

Laconia gas stations in price war tip-toe under $2-per-gallon mark

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Ricky Patel bought Premium Mart in Laconia six months ago, and has watched the prices drop cent by cent. Now, it’s one of the first gas stations in the state to offer regular unleaded gasoline for less than …

Announcements for Jan. 10, 2015

Friday, January 9, 2015

LACONIA / WOLFEBORO Bereavement support Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice is offering free seven-week bereavement support groups in two locations beginning in January. One group will meet in Laconia on Thursdays and the other group will meet in Wolfeboro on Tuesdays. Support groups give people the opportunity …

Judge rejects plea deal for accused Epsom child rapist, wants more prison time

Saturday, January 3, 2015

A judge yesterday rejected a plea deal that would have sent a 67-year-old Epsom man to prison for at least 16 years for repeatedly sexually assaulting three children years ago, abuse that the man’s relatives insist he inflicted on them as well. Explaining the decision, Judge James O’Neill …

Announcements for Dec. 30, 2014

Monday, December 29, 2014

CONCORD Ice danger The City of Concord reminds everyone to stay off area ponds because the ice is unsafe. The ice skating ponds at White Park and Beaver Meadow Golf Course remain closed due to unsafe conditions. LACONIA Family research Laconia Historical and Museum Society and Laconia Public …

Lakes Region Community Services celebrates holiday with family fun night

Monday, December 22, 2014

More than 200 children and their families gathered to celebrate the holiday season at Lakes Region Community Services in downtown Laconia on Dec. 10, accompanied by 30 community volunteers, most of whom were employees of the Family Resource …

Announcements for Dec. 20, 2014

Friday, December 19, 2014

German study The application deadline for U.S. Department of State’s scholarships to study in Germany for American high school students living in the Northeast is Jan. 8. These scholarships fully fund high school students to study for the 2015-2016 academic year. By living with a host family and …

License revocations: Dec. 19, 2014

Thursday, December 18, 2014

The director of motor vehicles, Richard Bailey Jr., released the following list of driving while intoxicated license revocations. ∎ Kevin P. Roark, 23, of Andover ∎ Robert M. Casey, 41 of Belmont ∎ Joshua R. Laplant, 24, of Belmont ∎ Michael S. Hurley, 30, of Boscawen ∎ Danielle E. Mooney, 22, of Bow …

Announcements for Dec. 13, 2014

Friday, December 12, 2014

Concord Menorah lighting A 13-foot menorah will be lighted on the State House lawn by Chabad Lubavich on Tuesday at 3:30 for the first night of Chanukah. The ceremony will begin with Rabbi Levi Krinsky being lifted in the air with a hydraulic lift to light the first …

Stolen plow truck back at school for winter

Thursday, December 11, 2014

The Laconia school district is happy it has its plow truck back for winter, now that it’s no longer needed as a prime piece of evidence in a criminal case. The truck was stolen during a burglary at Laconia High School, and 34-year-old Dennis Lefebvre pleaded guilty Wednesday …

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Grateful for the help On behalf of Lakes Region Community Services (LRCS), I would like to thank the members of Temple B’nai Israel (TBI) and their “We Care” program for selecting LRCS to be the recipient of the net proceeds of their musical events this year. The TBI …