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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 …

People for Feb. 10, 2015

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

HENNIKER Sen. Lou D’Allesandro, state senator, was honored for his outstanding contributions to education and public service at the annual Founders Day celebration of New England College. He received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree and was the …

Free tax preparation services available through Granite United Way

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

With tax season in full swing, the Granite United Way’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program has opened several sites across the state for free tax preparation. The program is open to individuals and families with household incomes $53,000 and below. In addition to Granite United Way in Concord, …

Business people for Feb. 9, 2015

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Kevin Shaw was named Roche Realty Group’s top agent of 2014. He had more than $7.8 million in sales, in addition to rentals. He has been in the real estate industry since 2000 and has been in Roche …

Business notes for Feb. 9, 2015

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Blue Sky Hair Studio recently moved to 126 Loudon Road in Concord. The larger location provides the opportunity to expand the full-service salon. Brenda Litchfield of Concord Commercial represented Blue Sky Hair Studio in its expansion. The Meredith Village Savings Bank fund at the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation …

Henniker awarded federal funds for sidewalk project

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Henniker is one of 12 New Hampshire towns to receive money to improve “alternative” forms of safe and convenient travel. A sidewalk project along Rush Road, Maple Street, Prospect Street and Hall Avenue will be funded with $240,020 from the federally funded Transportation Alternatives Program, the New Hampshire …

Students build mills

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Third-graders at Elm Street School in Laconia created miniature mills using cardboard and wrote a small informational piece showcasing the industry and time period in which the mills operated. The Belknap Mill is hosting their projects in the …

Business notes for Feb. 2, 2015

Monday, February 2, 2015

All Elements Healing Revolution of Concord, Lake Winnipesaukee Golf Club of New Durham, Lanteria of Concord, 1-2-3 Lock-Key & Security of New Hampton, Racing History Preservation Group of Loudon, Renaissance Executive Forums ME/NH of New London, Rodger O. Howells of Concord, Shaughnessy Benefits Group of Bedford and Siam …

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 …

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 …

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. …