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As part of Concord’s Adopt-A-Spot program, the office of BCM Environmental & Land Law, has volunteered to manage a garden parcel at the intersections of Pleasant and Warren streets in Concord. In early July, it had the many hands of  Janna Cummings, Nicole Manteau, Amy Manzelli and Amy’s son, Henry,  weeding and investigating what is currently growing at the spot.  It looks forward to beautifying this area for walkers, cyclists and drivers to view as they pass through the area. (Courtesy)

Community Snapshots: July photos

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Community members were all about lending a helping hand and sprucing up their neighborhoods. 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 submitting, make sure the people you want to highlight are in focus; …

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 …

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 …

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 …