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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 …

Business notes

Sunday, May 25, 2014

SANEL AUTO PARTS was honored by Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems as an Exemplary Distributor and a platinum ranking. The ranking reflects the top 10 percent of distributors in the company’s independent aftermarket distributor network. THE BANK OF NEW HAMPSHIRE was chosen by the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce …

Business people

Sunday, May 25, 2014

JASON HICKS was promoted to senior vice president, corporate treasurer and investment officer at Meredith Village Savings Bank. In this role, Hicks will continue to manage the bank’s investment portfolio and treasury functions and oversee the bank’s financial, …

Interlakes Summer Theatre thanks local vendors

Friday, May 23, 2014

The Interlakes Summer Theatre would like to thank the many local vendors who donated items to its May fundraiser “Our Corner of the Sky” over Mothers Day weekend. Donors included The Edge; The Etcetera Shoppe; Innisfree Book Shop; Lakes Region Nutrition; Cactus Jacks; Giuseppe’s; Hart’s Turkey Farm Restaurant; …

Letter: Belief over reality

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Christian fundamentalists can be added to Monitor columnist Katy Burns’s list of climate change deniers. Their own justification for ignoring the scientific evidence is the belief that God would never let such a thing happen. In defense of this thesis, the late Jerry Falwell quoted Genesis 8:22: “While …

Sunday, May 11, 2014

THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE is seeking applications from rural small businesses and agricultural producers for funding to make energy efficiency improvements or to install renewable energy systems. The funding is being provided through the USDA’s Rural Energy for America Program. For more information, tinyurl.com/qekce93. CONCORD COMMUNITY TV …

Business people

Sunday, May 11, 2014

MAUREEN CLIFFORD joined RE/MAX Bayside in Meredith. Clifford brings more than 25 years of real estate experience. She is a certified buyers’ representative and qualified to act as a buyer broker. She is a New Hampshire native and …

Business notes

Sunday, May 4, 2014

MEREDITH VILLAGE SAVINGS BANK was recognized by the New Hampshire Housing and Finance Authority as Top Correspondent Lender in 2013. The bank received the award for achieving the highest number of loans and the top dollar volume of loans through NHHFA in 2013. BBB OF NEW HAMPSHIRE is …

Business notes

Monday, April 28, 2014

THE NEW HAMPSHIRE WOOD ENERGY COUNCIL has launched a program to promote heating commercial and institutional buildings with a local and renewable New Hampshire resource – wood. The council is funded in part by a $250,000 three-year grant …

PHOTO: Fishing at Lake Winnipesaukee

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Matthew Nichols, 11, (left) keeps an eye on Zach Arenstam, 6, as he reeled in his line after fishing on Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. Zach’s grandmother Donna Guyotte was watching the boys and …

Central N.H. runners at the 118th Boston Marathon

Monday, April 21, 2014

Catch up on the finishing times of the area Boston Marathon runners below. (Bib number, age, town: half time – finishing time) 31983 Kally Abrams, 43, Bow: 02:33:46 – 05:43:43 27327 Craig Anderson, 34, Bow: 01:50:51 – 03:54:11 …