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Lakes Region Community College honors

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

The following area students were named to the president’s and vice president’s lists for the spring session at Lakes Region Community College. BARNSTEAD: Natasha Kendall, Shayla Locke BELMONT: Ashley Brake, Chris Christo, Jessic Coutu, Davita Elliott, Joanna Frangiudakis, Elijah Gravenhorst, Brielle Moore, Kurt Oberhausen, Cindy Reid, Ryan Shurtleff, Kristin Blodgett, Marlaina Burke, Kevin King BOSCAWEN: Brittany Wasielewski BRISTOL: Sean Balboni, Jacob Goodrum, Cameron Woolsey CONCORD: Gregory Rebello DEERFIELD: Christian Laroche …

Letter: Where’s the CCSNH data?

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

On Friday, Chairman Paul Holloway of the Community College System of New Hampshire wrote, among other things, that CCSNH was modernizing its “systems so that we can enhance the services and programs we offer students and compete effectively on the basis of cost and offerings” (Monitor Forum, July 24). By this he was likely referring to the student database software upgrade that was projected …

Trump continues straightforward campaigning in front of overflow Laconia crowd

Friday, July 17, 2015

In front of an overflow crowd in Laconia on Thursday evening, Donald Trump continued to unapologetically tout his deal-making ability, calling the recent nuclear agreement with Iran “a disaster.” And after filing his personal financial disclosure with the Federal Election Commission earlier this week, he was quick to highlight his net worth and …

People for June 11, 2015

Thursday, June 11, 2015

BOW Joyce Kimball was elected as the vice president of the New Hampshire Federation of Garden Clubs. She also received an award for her previous work as publicity chairwoman. Sophia Gottlieb is a member of the Bates College …

Lakes Region Community College Graduates

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

The following students earned degrees at Lakes Region Community College in Laconia. ALLENSTOWN Amanda Nolin, culinary arts and pastry arts BARNSTEAD Julie O’Leary, nursing BELMONT Monique Lamontagne, early childhood education; April Brown, graphic design; Jesse Teeter, graphic design; Marlaina Burke, human services; Kimberly Hyslop, human services; Kevin Marc …

Letter: We need Clinton

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

In light of Hillary Clinton’s views, interest in and efforts on behalf of small businesses here in New Hampshire and across the country, we are enthusiastically supporting her candidacy for president. To Hillary, small does not mean unimportant. These local merchants and varied business owners are the backbone …

What’s the future of our communities? Youths share their visions at summit

Monday, June 1, 2015

Youths from across the region are coming together Friday to decide – by and among themselves – how our communities could be stronger, safer and more friendly to children. The Central N.H. Youth Summit is the first initiative of its kind in the area, according to organizers, and …


Saturday, May 30, 2015

Robbie Evans and Riley Lemieux were married May 23 in a double ring ceremony. Joseph Pepin, grandfather of the groom and a justice of the peace, officiated. The bride was given away by her father. Rosanna Wheat of …

Officials: Waco shootout won’t affect Laconia bike week

Monday, May 25, 2015

The biggest motorcycle rally in the Northeast kicks off in New Hampshire in two weeks, and law enforcement officials and organizers said they do not believe this month’s deadly shootout between rival motorcycle gangs in Waco, Texas, will …

Announcements: Remember our veterans Friday at Kearsarge High

Thursday, May 21, 2015

DEERING Plant sale Peonies, daylilies, hostas and many other interesting and hardy perennials and house plants donated by local gardeners are waiting for you May 30 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Deering Town Hall, Route 149. All proceeds will support the Greater Hillsboro Food Pantry/APPLE Fund …

People for May 8, 2015

Friday, May 8, 2015

GILFORD Abigial Ross was inducted to the Phi Beta Kappa liberal arts honor society at St. Lawrence University. She is a senior mathematics major. HILL Zachary Plante, an Army private, graduated from basic training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. He is the son of Steven and Vickie …

Announcements: Audition for ‘Our Town’ production

Friday, May 8, 2015

HOPKINTON ‘Our Town’ auditions Auditions for the July production of Our Town will take place May 11 and 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. at 14 South Road. Needed are five women, 10 men, one teenage girl, several teenage boys, one preteen girl and one preteen boy. No …

Announcements: Apply for Arts in Health grants

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Arts in Health grants The New Hampshire State Council on the Arts is accepting Arts in Health project grant applications through May 22. Not-for-profit healthcare facilities, rehabilitation centers and centers serving needs of the elderly are encouraged to …