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Inter-Lakes School District: Voters to weigh self-funded energy project

Saturday, February 28, 2015

The Inter-Lakes School Board will ask voters at its annual meeting next week to approve a $6.18 million alternative energy project that it says should end up bringing in more money than it costs. The 15-year project would become the second phase of an initiative the district began several years ago with Honeywell Energy Services. The company has already made several improvements, school board Chairman Richard Hanson said. If the …

Winnipesaukee Playhouse presents pet-loving comedy

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The street-wise lab-poodle mix who has the title role in playwright A.R. Gurney’s canine comedy, Sylvia, will take to The Winnipesaukee Playhouse stage, played by very human actress Rachel Broadwell, for one weekend only – tonight through Sunday. The synopsis, according to the Playhouse: Empty nesters Greg and Kate have moved back to Manhattan after 22 years in the suburbs. When Greg finds …

Putting it on ice

Saturday, February 14, 2015

My first ice fishing lesson didn’t end with a giant lake trout on my hook. Or on my plate. The only fish I managed to land was a tiny minnow, which I used as bait after shoving a hook through the little guy’s head. “It doesn’t hurt. They can take a lot, these …

People for Feb. 13, 2015

Friday, February 13, 2015

MEREDITH Tori Webster was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Ithaca College in Ithaca, N.Y. She is a television-radio major. Brittany Little received a Who’s Who Among Students award from Colby-Sawyer College. She is …

People for Feb. 11, 2015

Thursday, February 12, 2015

LACONIA Susan Ross was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Mass. She is a sophomore chemical engineering major. Danielle Cote was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Mass. She is …

Announcements for Feb. 9, 2015

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

MEREDITH Sculpture creativity Artists are invited and encouraged to submit an entry application to participate in the second annual Meredith Sculpture Walk. This is a year-round outdoor juried exhibit. Sculptures are positioned throughout Main Street, Lake Winnipesaukee lakeside parks and Mill Falls Marketplace. Sculptures will be installed for …

Business people for Feb. 9, 2015

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Kevin Shaw was named Roche Realty Group’s top agent of 2014. He had more than $7.8 million in sales, in addition to rentals. He has been in the real estate industry since 2000 and has been in Roche …

Letter: Drawing conclusions

Thursday, January 29, 2015

A belated response to Jeannine Aucoin’s letter “Role reversal” (Monitor letters, Jan. 16). To the question “What conclusions should one draw?” concerning the police killing of an unarmed white man in Salt Lake City: ∎ More whites are shot by police, also mainly white, than are blacks. (Department of …

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. 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 …

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 …

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 …