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People gather at the sandbar on Lake Winnisquam last Saturday afternoon.
(GEOFF FORESTER/Monitor staff)

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 sandbar certainly weren’t complaining “Basically, we just come here to chill and have a good time,” said 27-year-old Angela Morrison of Acton, … 0

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 Lou Anderson and Richard Dow – provides traffic control and fire rehabilitation for local first … 0

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 or chickens as of Aug. 6. For more information on the outbreak investigation, visit cdc.gov/salmonella/live-poultry-05-14/index.html. … 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

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