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David Patrick

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 upstate New York, where he was an assistant professor of fisheries and wildlife science. For the past five years he also served as executive director of the college’s Center for Adirondack Biodiversity. Russ Poirier joined the sales team at RE/MAX Bayside. Poirier is a longtime resident of the Lakes Region and previously worked with Nash Realty in Meredith and in real estate in Manchester. Kristi Johnson of …

People for Jan. 13, 2015

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

CONCORD Debony Lahue is the new head coach for the Granite State Roller Derby 2015 season. She is a seasoned roller derby skater with extensive skating experience as well as playing and coaching team sports both on and off the track. Austin Erickson was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Augustana College in Sioux Falls, S.D. CONTOOCOOK Megan Edmonds …

Announcements for Jan. 15

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

HENNIKER Volunteers needed The Henniker Food Pantry is looking for some strong volunteers. Currently the pantry is getting much of its food from the Manchester Food Bank, which saves a considerable amount of money. The pantry is looking for people with a van, SUV or truck who would be willing to help pick up food once a month. It is a 35-minute drive, …

Letter: Special interests win again

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Washington Democrats and Republicans just passed a budget that rewards the special interests at the expense of the American people. Sens. Kelly Ayotte and Jeanne Shaheen and Congresswoman Annie Kuster voted for the special interests. Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter voted for the people. The budget was created by the …

Letter: CIA saved lives

Sunday, December 14, 2014

We have seen the reports of “torture” committed by the CIA. How awful – torture committed by the USA. Kudos to the CIA. They saved lives. They caught terrorists – and some before they committed more terror acts against the United States. Terrorists who behead people. Terrorists who …

Letter: Obamacare works

Monday, December 15, 2014

During the period of open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act, I encourage everyone still without insurance to sign up. Those in New Hampshire who are already enrolled should check whether they can get a better plan this year. Five insurance companies now offer 40 plans that include …

Letter: Hassan stands with families

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Voters who care about New Hampshire families will re-elect Gov. Maggie Hassan this November. Her opponent shows clearly that he doesn’t understand what affects everyday folks and their families. Walt Havenstein thinks it’s okay if women are paid less than men for the same work. It’s okay with …

Paquette-Horne

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Danielle Paquette and Ryan Horne of Ashland were married June 21 in an outdoor ceremony at the home of the bride’s father in Center Harbor. The Rev. Dave Dalzell of The Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Laconia officiated. …

Book-It! race in Meredith a sucess

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Book-It! race great The Friends of the Meredith Library’s third annual “Book-It!” race was a wonderful success due to the efforts of the following: our volunteers – Tom Allen, Erin Apostolos, Ann Butler, Pam Coburn, Cliff Dickinson, Micci Freyenhagen, Christopher Leland, Linda Matson, Joyce Messer, Carol Moritz, Ray …

Meredith to try fake coyotes to scare off geese

Monday, August 25, 2014

Residents in one Lake Winnipesaukee town are trying to scare off Canada geese that foul the grass near a sculpture walk – they’re adding some fake coyotes to the stone and brass artwork. The decoys will be added at night to the sculpture walk in Meredith. The trick …

Business notes for Aug. 25, 2014

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Meredith Village Savings Bank recently announced that it will support the Greater Meredith Program’s Sculpture walk with a $5,000 donation to help maintain and update the display. The LRGHealthcare Golf Classic presented by Bank of New Hampshire was held Aug. 11 at the Laconia Country Club. The event …

Business notes for Aug. 18, 2014

Sunday, August 17, 2014

The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services, alerted residents to the risks of salmonella infection, which is associated with exposure to chicks and live poultry. At least 11 individuals in New Hampshire had been infected with salmonella after exposure to chicks …