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Letter: Budget games

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

I’d like to address the elephant in the room regarding the budget: Sen. Ayotte and her allies are playing games with the budget to hurt Gov. Hassan politically. Hassan has shown, time and time again, unswerving dedication to Granite Staters’ interests by supporting and focusing on our state’s critical economic priorities. Ayotte, on the other hand, has only ever cared about promoting her own political agenda, going back to when …

People for July 16, 2015

Thursday, July 16, 2015

CONCORD Kate Hillsgrove was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Saint Michael’s College in Colchester, Vt. She is a history and secondary education major. Victoria Brown was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Saint Michael’s College in Colchester, Vt. She is a biology major. Ashley Baye earned a master’s degree in economic crime and fraud …

People for July 15, 2015

Thursday, July 16, 2015

HOPKINTON Sean Mackenzie will attend Rochester Institute of Technology. Justin Madore will attend Ithaca College. Simeon Marklin will attend Kings College. James McCluskey will attend the University of Colorado-Boulder. Michael McGrath will attend the University of New Hampshire. Riley McNicholas will attend Johnson and Wales University. LOUDON Erin Barrett was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the University of …

People for July 1, 2015

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

CONCORD Miranda Kaplan received a music scholarship from the Freese Brothers Big Band. She plays the cello and clarinet in the Concord High School marching and concert band and other musical organizations including the New Hampshire Youth Wind Ensemble. She will attend UNH’s Summer Youth Music School. Nathan …

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. …

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, …

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 communitynews@cmonitor.com. Some may appear in print. When thinking about …

Announcements: Farm and garden tours

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

DANBURY Garden and farm tours Visit some of Danbury’s farms and homes with gardens Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Meet at the North Road Schoolhouse Museum before 10 a.m. to carpool and enjoy the tour. If you have a farm, vegetable garden or flower garden in …

Letter: Ayotte toes GOP line

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Does Sen. Kelly Ayotte really think women will support her bill to make contraceptives available over the counter? Ayotte’s bill would remove such medications from the formularies covered by insurance under Obamacare, currently available at no cost for women. Insurance companies pay less to help avoid unwanted pregnancies …

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 …

Community Snapshots: Week of June 6, 2015

Thursday, June 18, 2015

People went above and beyond to support their communities this week. 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 communitynews@cmonitor.com. Some …

Letter: Forrester isn’t leading

Monday, May 18, 2015

As the next New Hampshire budget develops in Concord, we have to wonder whether our legislators have any concern for ordinary individuals, families and the future of New Hampshire. We watch with bated breath what the Senate Finance Committee, chaired by Jeanie Forrester, will do with the horrendous …

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 …