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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

Business notes

Monday, April 14, 2014

Alliance Asset Management is CATCH Neighborhood Housing’s new property management company. Alliance Asset Management is also involved in the Work Experience Program, sponsored by the New Hampshire Employment Program, Southern New Hampshire Services and the New Hampshire Department of Heath and Human Services. The program is designed to … 0

Business notes

Monday, April 7, 2014

THE NEW HAMPSHIRE WOMEN’S BAR ASSOCIATION was selected to receive the National Conference of Women’s Bar Associations’s 2014 Public Service Award for its “Overcoming Cancer’s Legal Challenges” program, a collaboration of the group and the Elliot Regional Cancer Center. CENTRIX BANK’S Community Investment Program donated $10,000 to the … 0

Business people

Sunday, March 30, 2014

JOHN WARD, an attorney with the Patch & FitzGerald Law Firm, was elected vice president of the New Hampshire Bar Association’s Workers’ Compensation Law Section for the 2014-15 term. GARY LONG, president of the New Hampshire Renewable Energy … 0

Letter: Peace of mind

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Growing up I was lucky to always have health insurance, but following a divorce, I learned I was going to lose my coverage and wouldn’t be able to get it through my employer. For the first time in my life I was going to be uninsured. Even though … 0

Business notes

Sunday, March 23, 2014

HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL of Concord received top recognition from Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation for the second consecutive year. The hospital ranked in the top 10 percent of qualifying rehabilitation hospitals for 2013, 2012, 2008 and 2006. BANK OF NEW HAMPSHIRE gave $50,000 to the New Hampshire … 0

Letter: Cryans gets it

Sunday, March 9, 2014

I attended the District 1 Executive Council candidates forum for Mike Cryans and Joe Kenney at the Meredith Community Center on Feb. 11, at which Kenney stated his opposition to the Common Core standards for public education. In a recent interview published in a local newspaper, Kenney is … 0

Business people

Sunday, March 9, 2014

DAVE GUCWA joined RE/MAX Bayside of Meredith and Laconia. Gucwa brings many years of sales and marketing management experience, having worked in such fields as biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and the food industry. JEFFREY KIPPERMAN, LESLIE WALKER, THOMAS DEYAK and … 0

Bank of New Hampshire honored with BOB award

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Bank of New Hampshire was selected as a winner in New Hampshire Business Review’s 2014 BOB Awards, which honor the Best of Business in New Hampshire in more than 90 categories. Bank of New Hampshire was honored in the statewide readers’ survey for the Best Local Bank for … 0