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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 outlook, loving life and having great relationships with her co-workers at LRGHealthcare. Two $500 scholarships will be given, with special consideration to …

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 be at the Epsom Public Library on March 1 at 2 p.m. The public is …

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 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has more than 12 years of experience …

Letter: Feeding bellies and minds

Friday, September 19, 2014

We would like to express our appreciation to the Greater Laconia community for helping to make our first year of “Got Literacy” a success. Summer of 2013, we three retired teachers volunteered for the first time in the outstanding “Got Lunch, Laconia” program delivering lunches to deserving families. …

Brenda’s Ride benefits LRGHealthcare

Sunday, September 7, 2014

The 12th annual Brenda’s Ride with Friends: Fighting Cancer One Mile at a Time raised $10,000 on Aug. 2. The event, which began in 2003, featured hundreds of motorcycles that rode from Weirs Beach to Waterville Valley. The procession was led by Alton and Gilford police department volunteers …

Letter: Nation needs Smith

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Bob Smith is a conservative with principles as unshakable as New Hampshire granite. He has always supported protection of the weakest among us. Bob has pledged to work tirelessly to cut taxes and fees; oppose any tax increases; cut spending and the size of government; pass a right-to-work …

Lakes Region Community College gets auto education grant

Monday, September 1, 2014

Lakes Region Community College in Laconia recently received an automotive education grant as part of statewide funding for short-term automotive technician training. The award was provided by the New Hampshire Automotive Education Foundation. Multiple sections of the eight-week training sessions will be provided at all four of the …

Groups hope to restore World War I memorial in Laconia

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Residents in Laconia are hoping to spruce up the town’s World War I memorial, which is in disrepair because of exposure to the elements. Three bronze plaques are inscribed with the names of nearly 600 veterans from Laconia who served during the war. The 67-inch memorials are mounted …

Lake Escapes: On Lake Winnisquam, the sandbar is where it’s at

Monday, August 25, 2014

Temperatures hovered in the mid-70s Saturday afternoon, with some cloud cover and no breeze. Sure, it could have been a bit sunnier on Lake Winnisquam, but those who had dropped anchor in the shallow waters of the Winnisquam …

Lakes Region Community Emergency Response Team participates in National Night Out in Laconia

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

The Lakes Region Community Emergency Response Team recently participated in the National Night Out Party at the Laconia Police Station. The team – (from left) Richard Christopher, Amanda Ewing, Joyce Messer, Kathleen Merriam, Carmen Bishop, Jack Bishop, Mary …

Business notes for Aug. 18, 2014

Sunday, August 17, 2014

The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services, alerted residents to the risks of salmonella infection, which is associated with exposure to chicks and live poultry. At least 11 individuals in New Hampshire had been infected with salmonella after exposure to chicks …

Business people

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Sarah Bird, Tilton School Class of 1987, was recently named the next chairperson of the Tilton School Board of Trustees. Thomas Deyak, CPA, of Mason + Rich Professional Association, was recently reappointed to another term as treasurer of …