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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 House budget sent over to the Senate. It doesn’t look promising. Despite those testifying in favor of a humane, future-looking plan, I …

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 Plante. LACONIA Scott Compton Jr., an Army specialist, graduated from basic training at Fort Jackson …

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 that the timing of the sampling, shortly after this year’s ice-out declaration, is important. He …

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 …

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 …

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 …