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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 them from out of state, rather than the people of New Hampshire. Senate Republicans’ priorities couldn’t be made clearer than with Senate …

Letter: The typical left

Friday, April 10, 2015

Last month, George Stephanopoulos tried to deceive us into believing that the Religious Freedom Restoration Acts and the people who support them support homophobia, bigotry and discrimination against gays. This lie would mean that President Obama, Sens. Chuck Schumer and Ted Kennedy, 95 other senators, all the congressmen in 1993, President Clinton, the federal government, Connecticut, Illinois and 18 other states are homophobic …

People for April 8, 2015

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

BOW Quinn Adams earned high honors for the winter term at Phillips Exeter Academy. He is in grade 10. GILFORD John Royal participated in a national Model United National conference in New York representing Chili. He is a junior at Stonehill College. MEREDITH Gary Dehnel was inducted into the Meredith Rotary Club Bequest …

Letter: Politics before people

Monday, April 6, 2015

Last year, Gov. Hassan and a bipartisan group of legislators led the way in establishing the Medicaid expansion program that is now providing nearly 40,000 Granite Staters access to health care. Since then, we’ve seen very positive trends in insurance rate costs and a report by the N.H. …

artists display work at Local businesses

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

A rea artists will be displaying their work at businesses across the region. Above : Rachel Paul of Henniker, Paul Ducret of Manchester, Nancy Jarvis of Concord, Mary Crump of Concord, Therese DesRosiers of Manchester, Howard Muscott of …

Student art successes

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Three area students recently received recognition for artistic accomplisments. Karrington Telgin, 6, of Weare won the town’s annual fire truck coloring contest and received a ride home with the Weare Fire Department. Mabel Johnson, 7, of Pittsfield won …

People

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

HILLSBORO Josline Watkins was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the University of Maine at Farmington. HOOKSETT Lexie Scarpa was inducted to the Alpha Lambda Delta honor society at Becker College. HOPKINTON Benjamin Thesing was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester …

Business notes for March 16, 2015

Sunday, March 15, 2015

McGowan Fine Art of Concord recently completed an art installation for Pentucket Medical Associates in five areas of the building. Hannaford Supermarkets delivered $30,000 worth of pasta, sauce and vegetables to the New Hampshire Food Bank in February through its Buy One, Give One promotion. RTH Martial Arts …

Library fundraiser helped in many ways

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

The Friends of the Meredith Library held a fundraising event at Hart’s Turkey Farm Restaurant on March 2. We are grateful to Russ Hart and Sim Willey for their generosity and kindness in hosting the fun-filled evening, which was a wonderful success. Fifty percent of each Friend of …

Announcements: Looking for art judges

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Call for artists The New Hampshire Art Association will hold its next jurying for new members on March 21. The jurying is open to all artists in all mediums and will take place at the New Hampshire Art Association’s Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery located at 136 State St., …

Meredith: Board of selectmen to be overhauled in wake of roundabout vote

Thursday, March 5, 2015

If town meeting season seems a little lackluster this year in Meredith, it might be because much of the excitement just passed. Voters will head to the polls Tuesday to consider several electoral openings, including an eight-person race for two selectman seats. And that night, they will decide …

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 …

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 …