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Lakes Region Community College honors

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The following area students earned honors for the fall semester at Lakes Region Community College. BELMONT: Jessica Coutu, Stacia Michalewicz, Kurt Oberhausen, Courtney Drouin, Trevor Romagnoli BOW: Anthony Roberts BARNSTEAD: Shayla Locke CONCORD: Gregory Rebello, Andrew Saffian DANBURY: Ashley Weatherbee DEERFIELD: Stephanie Lazott-Croteau DUNBARTON: Daniel Andrews EPSOM: David Marston, Juleah Moschen FRANKLIN: Haley Parenteau, Kaley Shepard, Michael Mussey GILFORD: Jessica Dow, Nicholas Burleigh, Lauren Emond, Danielle Rivera GILMANTON: Nicole Daigneau, …

Laconia parents hope child’s skull condition can be corrected

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Skye Malo loves to laugh. When his dad makes a funny face or a silly sound, 5-month old Skye can’t help himself. When he meets new people, he shows them a big, bright smile with wide, blue eyes. Skye is just like any other kid his age; he likes playing with his toys, …

Community snapshots: Underwater adventures

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

H ans Hug, Jr., noted scuba diver and history buff will present his program, “What Lies Beneath Lake Winnipesaukee?” at the Laconia Historical and Museum Society meeting Monday at 7 p.m. in the Rotary Room of the Laconia Public Library. For more information, call 527-1278 or visit …

Woman convicted in fatal boat crash faces new driving charge

Monday, January 4, 2016

A woman convicted of negligent homicide after a fatal boat crash and later charged with speeding on the road and nearly running down a trooper is back in court – this time for distracted driving. Erica Blizzard, 42, of Laconia, was ticketed in September for texting while driving, …

Free the Nipple activists appear in court, challenging Gilford toplessness ordinance as unconstitutional

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

The constitutionality of a Gilford ordinance prohibiting women from going topless on the town beach came before a district court judge in Laconia on Monday. Dan Hynes, a Manchester attorney, argued in terms of civil rights on behalf …

Community snapshots: Years of camaraderie

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

The ladies of the Laconia High School Class of 1952 met for lunch at O Steak and Seafood on Dec. 8. The 12 to 24 women have been gathering monthly for nearly 15 years. Beyond the camaraderie at …

Announcements: Volunteer at shelter

Sunday, December 20, 2015

CONCORD Volunteer at shelter There will be an information session today at 6 p.m. at St. Peter’s Church, 135 N. State St., for prospective volunteers interested in helping at the cold weather shelter. Without volunteers, the shelter will not be able to open. If you cannot attend but …

Thanks a Million: A hopping good time

Monday, November 23, 2015

If you attended the BC BOP concert at The Winnipesauke Playhouse in Meredith on Nov. 14, you know the theater was rocking! The Boston College jazz ensemble of 22 musicians and seven vocalists entertained the packed house with …

People for Nov. 18, 2015

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

HOOKSETT Kelly Dwyer received the President’s Award from New Hampshire Audubon. The award recognizes a stalwart friend of New Hampshire Audubon whose actions and commitment over the years have significantly furthered the organization’s work. Dwyer first became involved …

Letter: A flawed birth control bill

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Kelly Ayotte calls her bill for over-the-counter birth control a “common-sense proposal.” But making getting contraception more expensive and more complicated is not common sense, and that’s what this bill would do. What Sen. Ayotte fails to realize is that not all birth control methods can be made …

People for Nov. 14, 2015

Friday, November 13, 2015

HENNIKER Greg Tompkins received the Mildred A. Beach Hospitality scholarship from the Lakes Region Tourism Association. He is a culinary arts student at Lakes Region Community College. HILLSBORO Kenneth Riendeau received a President’s scholarship from Keene State College. …

Community Snapshots: Find a best friend

Friday, November 13, 2015

I f you’re looking to add a four-legged friend to your family, the N.H. Humane Society will hold its Black Friday Adopt-A-Thon at the Belknap Mall on Nov. 27 from 9:30 to 2:30 p.m. All dogs have up …

Community Snapshots: Digging into the past

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Lakes Region Community College students studying archaeology got a first hand look at the process and met with state archaeologist Dr. Richard Boisvert. Community snapshots are submitted by Monitor readers. If you have photos you’d like to share …