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Two Concord Coachs, both about 165 years old, owned by the Abbot-Downing Historical Society are seen during an open house at Johnny Prescott & Son Oil Co., in Concord on Saturday, June 13, 2015.

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

Announcements: Decorate a car

Monday, August 24, 2015

CONCORD Save the coaches The Abbott-Downing Historical Society is seeking donations to purchase seven coaches made by the Abbot-Downing Company of Concord from 1827-1927. The society is $45,000 away from its goal of $100,000 raised by September. Any donation helps. Send your tax deductible contribution to the Abbot-Downing Historical Society, P.O. Box 4077, Concord 03302. FRANKLIN Decorative cars Digital media …

Announcements: Keep your kids busy

Monday, August 24, 2015

BRISTOL Kids’ activities The Tapply-Thompson Community Center has a variety of activities for children and teens, including after-school adventures, youth soccer, soccer for children ages 3 to 5, and youth field hockey. For more information, call 744-2713. MEREDITH Local books The Meredith Historical Society released two new books by local authors, The History of Meredith Bay by Rudy VanVeghten and Meredith Chronicles by …

Announcements: Lend your old stuff

Thursday, August 20, 2015

HOPKINTON Historical relics The Sestercentennial Committee is seeking to borrow items for a town display at the upcoming Hopkinton State Fair. They are looking for items that will reflect Hopkinton’s 250 years of history and the Hopkinton State Fair’s 100th anniversary. If you have items such as town reports, old maps of Hopkinton, fair programs, Old Home Day photos, anniversary posters and commemorative …

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 …

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 …