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Letter: CIA saved lives

Sunday, December 14, 2014

We have seen the reports of “torture” committed by the CIA. How awful – torture committed by the USA. Kudos to the CIA. They saved lives. They caught terrorists – and some before they committed more terror acts against the United States. Terrorists who behead people. Terrorists who strap bombs on children and mentally impaired people. Terrorists who hide behind children. How can you compare the torture to the acts …

Letter: Obamacare works

Monday, December 15, 2014

During the period of open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act, I encourage everyone still without insurance to sign up. Those in New Hampshire who are already enrolled should check whether they can get a better plan this year. Five insurance companies now offer 40 plans that include at least two New Hampshire hospitals in each network. Folks complain mightily about Obamacare, and, …

Letter: Hassan stands with families

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Voters who care about New Hampshire families will re-elect Gov. Maggie Hassan this November. Her opponent shows clearly that he doesn’t understand what affects everyday folks and their families. Walt Havenstein thinks it’s okay if women are paid less than men for the same work. It’s okay with him if corporations don’t cover expensive medications needed for gynecological conditions or family planning. It’s …

Meredith Bay event aims to raise $150,000 for Make-A-Wish New Hampshire

Monday, August 4, 2014

Looking for another day out on Lake Winnipesaukee? The organizers of “Rafting for Wishes” are raising money for Make-A-Wish New Hampshire in Meredith Bay this week. Jason Perry and Jason Tremblay will spend 44 hours straight on a raft in Lake Winnipesaukee from Wednesday to Friday. Up to …

Winners of Lakes Region Art Association show announced

Thursday, July 31, 2014

The award winners of the 74th annual Lakes Region Art Association show, held at VynnArt Gallery in Meredith, were recently announced. There were 51 members who participated in the show – which runs through Aug. 10 – and …

Ribbon-cutting for two new businesses in Meredith

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The Greater Meredith Program Promotions Committee recently hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for two new businesses on Main Street. The two new businesses are Providence, 31-A Main St., and Winni Denim & Supply Co., 11 Main St. At Providence, …

LNA students graduate from Lakes Region Community College

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The 2014 Lakes Region Community College Summer Licensed Nursing Assistant graduation was held July 11 in the Academic Commons. The summer graduates are (bottom photo, from left) Suzanne Cronin of Belmont, Madeline Flynn of North Haverhill, Audriana Martinez …

Business people

Monday, July 21, 2014

John barthelmes and gretchen grappone were elected as new members of the board of directors of Riverbend Community Mental Health at the annual meeting June 26. Tenley callaghan recently joined the firm of Cleveland, Waters and Bass, P.A. …

LRCC successfully graduates accelerated LNA students

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Lakes Region Community College Accelerated Licensed Nursing Assistant Spring 2014 class members recently had their graduation ceremony. The students all passed their state competency exam. The accelerated LNA program was completed in eight weeks, rather than 15 weeks. …

Business people

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Richard Berryman of Concord was recently inducted as the 2014-15 district governor of Rotary International’s District 7870, comprising 60 Rotary Clubs in Southern New Hampshire and southern Vermont. Sister Paula Marie Buley, president of Rivier University in Nashua, …

Business people

Monday, June 23, 2014

DIANE GUIMOND was recently promoted to vice president and wealth adviser of Charter Trust Company. Guimond works with clients in the Concord, Rochester and Nashua markets. STEPHANIE KONDVAR was hired as an associate with the firm of Nathan …

Business people

Monday, June 16, 2014

Lori Harding-Chiefe joined the RE/MAX Bayside sales team in Meredith. She brings more than 25 years of outside sales experience. Kenneth McHugh of Hooksett will resign from the New Hampshire Superior Court, effective July 18. Thomas Burack of …

Letter: End justifies the means

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Should I forgive Sen. Ted Cruz for only being a teenager when President Reagan (no doubt his No. 1 guy) was involved in what has been known as the Iran-Contra affair? Perhaps his history lessons left that out of the text books he was reading. Oh, I forgot, …