Hi 86° | Lo 60°


Tours of the Meredith Sculpture Walk will be held Saturdays until Oct. 10. Meet at the Innisfree Bookstore in Mill Falls Marketplace at 11 a.m.

Community snapshots: Explore town sculptures

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Tours of the Meredith Sculpture Walk will be held Saturdays until Oct. 10. Meet at the Innisfree Bookstore in Mill Falls Marketplace at 11 a.m. …

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, …

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 …

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 Some …

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 …

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 …

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 …

People for April 25, 2015

Saturday, April 25, 2015

ALLENSTOWN Becca LaBelle traveled to South Africa with a group of students and faculty from Willam Wood University for the Woods Around the World program. The group raised money for a village school and then traveled to the …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …