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Announcements: Take the plunge

Friday, October 9, 2015

LACONIA House parade The Lakes Region Builders and Remodelers Association will present its annual fall Parade of Homes this weekend, each day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year features nine lake and mountain homes in the towns of Moultonboro, Madison, Campton, Ashland, Hebron, Meredith and Alton Bay, in addition to Laconia. All of the houses are decorated and ready to show off the latest colors, tiles, window treatments, …

Community snapshots: Businesses are the galley

Friday, October 9, 2015

T he Lakes Region Art Association names its October artists of the month. They are Pat Anderson, Jay Fitzpatrick, Sally Hibberd, Gisela Langsten, Barbara McClintock, Amy Prendergast, Nancy Rand, Kim B. J. Smith, Martha Swanson-Webber and Marlene Witham. Their art will be on display at Lakes Region businesses until Oct. 19. …

People for Oct. 7, 2015

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

LACONIA Judge James Carroll will be recognized with a Quill & Ink Award from the Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications at the Capitol Center for the Arts on Nov. 12. BRADFORD Owen Dayton, son of Bliss and Mary Keegan-Dayton, was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Saint Michael’s College in Vermont. Mary-Margaret Pickman, daughter of Jane Lucas and …

Announcements: Stock up on classroom supplies

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Vegetarian cookbook The New Hampshire Spaying and Altering Service, a nonprofit organization, will sell a gourmet vegetarian cookbook, Cooking With Compassion, to raise funds for its low-cost spaying and altering program. The cookbook is $20 postpaid. For more information, call 224-1361. WARNER Don’t miss the sales Pine Rock …

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, …

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). …

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 …

People for July 14, 2015

Monday, July 13, 2015

HOOKSETT Danielle Souza was named to the president’s list for the spring semester at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Ga. HOPKINTON Mary Hardenberg will attend the University of Virginia. Eric Hauschild will attend SUNY College of Environmental Science …

N.H. Democrats find some of Chafee’s ideas ‘odd’

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Presidential candidate Lincoln Chafee stands before a few dozen people at a meeting of New Hampshire’s Belknap County Democrats. The Republican-turned-independent-turned-Democrat gets nods of approval when he tells them he was the only Republican senator to vote against …

Announcements: Got Lunch

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

LACONIA Funds for children The Children’s Auction funding was disbursed in four categories to the following organizations. Category 1: Salvation Army, Got Lunch–Laconia, Gilford Police Relief Association, Mrs. Santa Fund, Laconia Police Family Fund, St. Vincent de Paul Children’s Foundation, Christmas Village, Greater Lakes Region Santa Fund, Inter-Lakes …

Announcements: View children’s art

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

LACONIA Children’s art The Laconia Historical and Museum Society and the Laconia Public Library are creating a gallery of children’s art. Laconia students in kindergarten through 12th grade are invited to submit original artwork that depicts some aspect of Laconia’s Colonial Theater. Entries will be judged in three …

Police get new wheels

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The Belmont Police Department will replace two police patrol bicycles with donations from the Belmont Rotary Club and MC Cycle and Sport of Laconia. …

People for June 28, 2015

Saturday, June 27, 2015

LACONIA Jazmine Jackson earned a bachelor’s degree in management from Lasell College in Newton, Mass. Ashley Snow earned a doctor of pharmacy degree from University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. Susannah O’Brien was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Providence College in Providence, R.I. …