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Announcements: Bereavement support counseling

Saturday, March 28, 2015

LACONIA Bereavement support Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice is offering free seven-week bereavement support groups in two locations beginning in April. One group will meet in Laconia on Thursdays and the other group will meet in Wolfeboro on Tuesdays. Support groups give people the opportunity to discuss and learn ways of coping with their loss, to gain the support of others in safe and caring ways, and to learn …

Letter: College math

Friday, March 27, 2015

The usual attack on the president’s proposal for free community college that suggests that a student who doesn’t pay for college won’t value it when part or all of the tuition is subsidized contains faulty economics. While studying, that student is delaying working to put herself into a better employment position. Going to school, even for free, incurs costs for the student. These …

People

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

HILLSBORO Josline Watkins was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the University of Maine at Farmington. HOOKSETT Lexie Scarpa was inducted to the Alpha Lambda Delta honor society at Becker College. HOPKINTON Benjamin Thesing was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Boston University. Hannah Durant was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester …

Educational Eating

Friday, March 6, 2015

L akes Region Community College students Heidi Milbrand of Bristol and Hannah Rush of Gilford show off their meals and the Shaker Table Restaurant. Milbrand has smothered pork chops and Rush has pecan crusted catfish and shrimp peloo. …

Announcements: Apply for nursing scholarship

Thursday, March 5, 2015

LACONIA Nursing scholarship The family of the late Jennifer Cotton Grad, BSN, MS, will be awarding the ninth annual Jennifer Cotton Grad memorial nursing scholarships and are searching for individuals who have the qualities and attributes that she possessed. She was known for having a positive attitude and …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …