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Weirs Beach on Sunday, July 6, 2014.  (Alan MacRae/for the Monitor)

Lake Escapes: Best time to visit Weirs Beach? Well, that depends.

Sunday, July 6, 2014

The best time of day to visit Weirs Beach in Laconia is early in the morning. The boardwalk is almost empty and Lake Winnipesaukee, rimmed by purple mountains, serenely reflects the pink and orange of the sunrise back into the sky. That’s when you’ll find John Schler of Laconia opening up the shop of the Lake Winnipesaukee Hobo Railroad. He … 0

Appliance repair store named ‘Best of NH’

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Mr. Appliance of Manchester, Concord and Laconia was recognized as the best service in the Appliance Repair category of New Hampshire magazine’s “Best of NH” issue. The annual Best of NH Party was held June 19 at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester. For more information about Mr. Appliance, visit mrappliance.com/manchesterconcord. … 0

New Hampshire Humane Society receives 6,000 pounds of donated pet food

Saturday, June 28, 2014

After receiving 6,000 pounds of donated pet food last week, the New Hampshire Humane Society Pet Food Pantry in Laconia will be able to offer many low-income cat and dog owners across the state a wide selection of free food. Marylee Gorham, managing director of the society, said the donation from True Value Hardware came at a point when they were down to … 0

Mr. and Mrs. Piper

Monday, May 19, 2014

Melvin and Mildred (Flanders) Piper of Franklin recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. They were married Feb. 13, 1949, at Bristol Federated Church. The couple has three children, Carol Walters of El Paso, Texas, Barbara Richards of Claremont … 0

Sunday, May 11, 2014

THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE is seeking applications from rural small businesses and agricultural producers for funding to make energy efficiency improvements or to install renewable energy systems. The funding is being provided through the USDA’s Rural Energy for America Program. For more information, tinyurl.com/qekce93. CONCORD COMMUNITY TV … 0

Miles Smith Farm farmer gets a new hip from a new robot at Lakes Region General Hospital

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Dr. Jeremy Hogan came to New Hampshire after his fellowship in Tampa, Fla., for a lot of reasons: the natural beauty, his chemistry with the other doctors at Advanced Orthopedic Services in Laconia. And to be near his … 0

Business notes

Sunday, May 4, 2014

MEREDITH VILLAGE SAVINGS BANK was recognized by the New Hampshire Housing and Finance Authority as Top Correspondent Lender in 2013. The bank received the award for achieving the highest number of loans and the top dollar volume of loans through NHHFA in 2013. BBB OF NEW HAMPSHIRE is … 0

Business people

Sunday, May 4, 2014

DON WELFORD of Laconia was named vice president and New Hampshire division manager at LifeLine Ambulance Service. Welford will oversee LifeLine’s entire New Hampshire operation, which consists of five separate offices throughout the state, providing service to more … 0

Business notes

Monday, April 28, 2014

THE NEW HAMPSHIRE WOOD ENERGY COUNCIL has launched a program to promote heating commercial and institutional buildings with a local and renewable New Hampshire resource – wood. The council is funded in part by a $250,000 three-year grant … 0

Central N.H. runners at the 118th Boston Marathon

Monday, April 21, 2014

Catch up on the finishing times of the area Boston Marathon runners below. (Bib number, age, town: half time – finishing time) 31983 Kally Abrams, 43, Bow: 02:33:46 – 05:43:43 27327 Craig Anderson, 34, Bow: 01:50:51 – 03:54:11 … 0

Business notes

Sunday, April 20, 2014

RE/MAX BAYSIDE’S Commercial Division was involved in the sale of Waukewan Golf Course in Center Harbor. The property was listed by Anthony Avrutine and Mike LaPierre of RE/MAX Bayside’s Commercial Division and sold by Tom Drouin of the Roche Realty Group. GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND announces … 0

Concord Area Transit to study bus route to Franklin

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

A bus trip from Franklin to Concord means taking a ride in the Winnipesaukee Transit Service system to Tilton, near Exit 18 off Interstate 93. If schedules align, riders can then hop a bus to Concord. The organization that operates Concord Area Transit and the Winnipesaukee Transit Service … 1