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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 whether to approve a slight budget increase. The town split recently over a proposal to install three roundabouts to ease congestion during …

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 several years ago with Honeywell Energy Services. The company has already made several improvements, school …

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 Kate have moved back to Manhattan after 22 years in the suburbs. When Greg finds …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Paquette-Horne

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Danielle Paquette and Ryan Horne of Ashland were married June 21 in an outdoor ceremony at the home of the bride’s father in Center Harbor. The Rev. Dave Dalzell of The Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Laconia officiated. …

Book-It! race in Meredith a sucess

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Book-It! race great The Friends of the Meredith Library’s third annual “Book-It!” race was a wonderful success due to the efforts of the following: our volunteers – Tom Allen, Erin Apostolos, Ann Butler, Pam Coburn, Cliff Dickinson, Micci Freyenhagen, Christopher Leland, Linda Matson, Joyce Messer, Carol Moritz, Ray …

Meredith to try fake coyotes to scare off geese

Monday, August 25, 2014

Residents in one Lake Winnipesaukee town are trying to scare off Canada geese that foul the grass near a sculpture walk – they’re adding some fake coyotes to the stone and brass artwork. The decoys will be added at night to the sculpture walk in Meredith. The trick …

Business notes for Aug. 25, 2014

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Meredith Village Savings Bank recently announced that it will support the Greater Meredith Program’s Sculpture walk with a $5,000 donation to help maintain and update the display. The LRGHealthcare Golf Classic presented by Bank of New Hampshire was held Aug. 11 at the Laconia Country Club. The event …

Business notes for Aug. 18, 2014

Sunday, August 17, 2014

The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services, alerted residents to the risks of salmonella infection, which is associated with exposure to chicks and live poultry. At least 11 individuals in New Hampshire had been infected with salmonella after exposure to chicks …

Monday, August 11, 2014

‘Book-It’ road race The Friends of the Meredith Library are seeking sponsorship and volunteers for the third annual “Book-It!” 5K Road Race to be held Aug. 30 at Community Park in Meredith. This popular family event attracts more than 100 runners and walkers each year. All proceeds from …