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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 …

Laconia, Loudon and Meredith students graduate from UNH

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The following students from Laconia, Loudon and Meredith earned degrees from the University of New Hampshire in May. LACONIA alicia dufield, sociology; benjamin mitchell, mechanical engineering, summa cum laude; charles weinmann, English-journalism; faolan connelly, psychology; katherine foster, political science; margaret mcmurdy, occupational therapy, summa cum laude; marissa farley, …

Announcements: Summer museums open CONCORD

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Pierce Manse The Pierce Manse, 14 Horseshoe Pond Lane, will be open to the public for regular guided tours Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Sept. 5. Until October, the Pierce Manse hosts the free Brigade Lecture Series, the fourth Thursday of each month …

People for June 24, 2015

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

ANDOVER Rebecca Lance earned a bachelor’s degree in liberal studies and elementary education from Emmanuel College in Boston. BARNSTEAD Emily Barrett was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at SUNY Oneonta in Oneonta, N.Y. Sydney …

Community Snapshots: Week of June 14, 2015

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

This week in photos Community snapshots are submitted by Monitor readers. If you have photos you’d like to share you can upload them on our photos form or email Some may appear in print. When thinking about …

Announcements: Concord TV summer hours

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

CONCORD TV summer hours Beginning Monday, ConcordTV will switch to summer hours. Studio A at Concord High School will be open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Studio B at Heights Community Center will be open Tuesday …

Search underway after unattended boat circling on lake

Sunday, June 21, 2015

A search is under way for a possible missing boater after an unattended boat was found circling on Lake Winnipesaukee. The Laconia fire chief told WMUR that the boat was located near Governor’s Island on Saturday. He said the boat was stopped and a dog and cellphone were …

At Bike Week, Gilmore critiques Fox debate format

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Motorcycle enthusiasts streamed in and out of Laconia Harley-Davidson in Meredith on Friday afternoon, decked out in denim, leather and T-shirts featuring past Motorcycle Week events. One first-time visitor to Laconia Motorcycle Week was dressed more formally: the …

1 injured in small plane crash in Laconia

Thursday, June 18, 2015

The Laconia Fire Department says one person was seriously injured when a small plane crashed Thursday morning. Authorities say the injured pilot was the only person aboard the plane. The Citizen of Laconia reported the pilot was 85-year-old Thomas Volpe Sr.,the owner of Melcher & Prescott Insurance, and …

Outdoor markets open for business

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

T he Laconia Farmer’s Market will reopen Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon for its 42 year; it is the longest running farmers markets in New Hampshire. The market features a rotating line up of vendors who sell …

Announcements: Golf tournament

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

LACONIA Golf anyone? Golf on the Lakes Region’s oldest private 18-hole golf course at the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce’s 2015 Golf Classic on Monday at 9 a.m. This year’s tropical-themed event will feature two holes-in-one contests with a chance to win a car sponsored by AutoServ Tilton …