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Artist Ellen Davis of Hopkinton, a former Girl Scout and 4-H member, will give signed prints of a painting inspired by Camp Farnsworth in Thetford, Vt., to Gold Level sponsors, those who contibute more than $85 a month to the Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains.

Thanks a Million: A hopping good time

Monday, November 23, 2015

If you attended the BC BOP concert at The Winnipesauke Playhouse in Meredith on Nov. 14, you know the theater was rocking! The Boston College jazz ensemble of 22 musicians and seven vocalists entertained the packed house with something for every age group, from Bruno Mars to Glenn Miller. It was toe-tapping, fun entertainment, punctuated by delicious pastries – a perfect way to spend a November evening. The ensemble was sponsored by Temple B’nai Israel, and the proceeds will benefit Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice. Because of the Temple’s generous commitment to community through the We Care program, this fun evening will help Central …

People for Nov. 18, 2015

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

HOOKSETT Kelly Dwyer received the President’s Award from New Hampshire Audubon. The award recognizes a stalwart friend of New Hampshire Audubon whose actions and commitment over the years have significantly furthered the organization’s work. Dwyer first became involved with N.H. Audubon almost 20 years ago as a volunteer teacher naturalist leading programs for …

Letter: A flawed birth control bill

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Kelly Ayotte calls her bill for over-the-counter birth control a “common-sense proposal.” But making getting contraception more expensive and more complicated is not common sense, and that’s what this bill would do. What Sen. Ayotte fails to realize is that not all birth control methods can be made available over the counter. When I was 3 years old, I was diagnosed with a …

Suspect in Belmont hacking deaths found unfit; state given one year to restore

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

A Belmont man accused of hacking his mother and brother to death two years ago has been found unfit to stand trial – for now. Shawn Carter, 33, was scheduled for a competency hearing Thursday in Belknap County Superior Court, but attorneys on both sides have called it …

People for July 29, 2015

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

BOW Taylor Grip was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Lee Miller was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the University of Minnesota College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences. Derrick Uchida earned a …

Community snapshots: Take to the skies

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

C amryn Dembiec of Gilford flew over Big Lake during the ACE Academy Orientation hosted by WinnAero at the Laconia Airport. More than 50 students from Lakes Region communities participated in the Space Camp. …

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 …