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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 and the Deering Public Library. The Deering Town Hall is located in on Deering Center Road opposite the Deering Community Church. For …

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 Plante. LACONIA Scott Compton Jr., an Army specialist, graduated from basic training at Fort Jackson …

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 experience is necessary, but you must be a Hopkinton resident. For more information, call Chris …

Business notes for Feb. 9, 2015

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Blue Sky Hair Studio recently moved to 126 Loudon Road in Concord. The larger location provides the opportunity to expand the full-service salon. Brenda Litchfield of Concord Commercial represented Blue Sky Hair Studio in its expansion. The Meredith Village Savings Bank fund at the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation …

Henniker awarded federal funds for sidewalk project

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Henniker is one of 12 New Hampshire towns to receive money to improve “alternative” forms of safe and convenient travel. A sidewalk project along Rush Road, Maple Street, Prospect Street and Hall Avenue will be funded with $240,020 from the federally funded Transportation Alternatives Program, the New Hampshire …

Students build mills

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Third-graders at Elm Street School in Laconia created miniature mills using cardboard and wrote a small informational piece showcasing the industry and time period in which the mills operated. The Belknap Mill is hosting their projects in the …

Business notes for Feb. 2, 2015

Monday, February 2, 2015

All Elements Healing Revolution of Concord, Lake Winnipesaukee Golf Club of New Durham, Lanteria of Concord, 1-2-3 Lock-Key & Security of New Hampton, Racing History Preservation Group of Loudon, Renaissance Executive Forums ME/NH of New London, Rodger O. Howells of Concord, Shaughnessy Benefits Group of Bedford and Siam …

Money Trail: Rebellion participants hope to keep momentum going at home

Monday, January 19, 2015

As the N.H. Rebellion walkers on the Dixville Notch route make their way into Concord today, they’re already thinking about how they can keep up the momentum and bring back the will for change to their hometowns. Maryl …

Business people for Jan. 19, 2015

Sunday, January 18, 2015

David Patrick is the new director of conservation at the Nature Conservancy in New Hampshire. Patrick has a Ph.D. in wildlife ecology from the University of Maine, Orono, and comes to the Conservancy from Paul Smith’s College in …

People for Jan. 15

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

ANDOVER Emily Lance was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Lasell College in Newton, Mass. She is a freshman fashion communication and promotion major. BARNSTEAD Ella Montminy was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Central Maine Community College in Auburn. …

Laconia gas stations in price war tip-toe under $2-per-gallon mark

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Ricky Patel bought Premium Mart in Laconia six months ago, and has watched the prices drop cent by cent. Now, it’s one of the first gas stations in the state to offer regular unleaded gasoline for less than …

Announcements for Jan. 10, 2015

Friday, January 9, 2015

LACONIA / WOLFEBORO Bereavement support Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice is offering free seven-week bereavement support groups in two locations beginning in January. One group will meet in Laconia on Thursdays and the other group will meet in Wolfeboro on Tuesdays. Support groups give people the opportunity …

Judge rejects plea deal for accused Epsom child rapist, wants more prison time

Saturday, January 3, 2015

A judge yesterday rejected a plea deal that would have sent a 67-year-old Epsom man to prison for at least 16 years for repeatedly sexually assaulting three children years ago, abuse that the man’s relatives insist he inflicted on them as well. Explaining the decision, Judge James O’Neill …