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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 Pace received a music scholarship from the Freese Brothers Big Band. He plays the violin in the Concord High School orchestra and …

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. She is a sophomore. Merle Dustin, regent of the Mercy Hathaway White Chapter of the …

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, math education; nathaniel colp, civil engineering, cum laude; peter le, biomedicla science; rachel geltz, nursing, …

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 …

Researchers take water samples of Lake Winnipesaukee

Monday, May 4, 2015

Researchers and environmental groups held a one-day collection of water samples of Lake Winnipesaukee to see whether there’s been an increase in phosphorus levels, which can lead to higher amounts of algae and lake vegetation. Steve Landry of the Department of Environmental Services told New Hampshire Public Radio …

People for April 25, 2015

Saturday, April 25, 2015

ALLENSTOWN Becca LaBelle traveled to South Africa with a group of students and faculty from Willam Wood University for the Woods Around the World program. The group raised money for a village school and then traveled to the …

Letter: Serving big companies

Friday, April 17, 2015

As the budgeting process moves from the New Hampshire House to the Senate, it should be judged on its ability to improve the well-being of Granite Staters and grow our economy. Unfortunately, Sen. Jeanie Forrester and Senate Republicans are instead already showing allegiance to big companies, many of …