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People for Sept. 3, 2015

Thursday, September 3, 2015

ANDOVER Madison Powers was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y. BOW Brooks Herrington was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y. BRISTOL Michelle Roy was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y. DEERFIELD Gloria Dion …

People for Aug. 31, 2015

Sunday, August 30, 2015

BOSCAWEN Teresa Wright was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va. BRISTOL Richard “Wink” Tapply will be entered posthumously into the Robert W. Crawford Hall of Fame of the National Recreation and Park Association. He was the first director of the Tapply-Thompson Community Center. CONTOOCOOK Matthew Gleason was named to the dean’s list for the …

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. …

Letter: Ayotte toes GOP line

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Does Sen. Kelly Ayotte really think women will support her bill to make contraceptives available over the counter? Ayotte’s bill would remove such medications from the formularies covered by insurance under Obamacare, currently available at no cost for women. Insurance companies pay less to help avoid unwanted pregnancies …

At Bike Week, Gilmore critiques Fox debate format

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Motorcycle enthusiasts streamed in and out of Laconia Harley-Davidson in Meredith on Friday afternoon, decked out in denim, leather and T-shirts featuring past Motorcycle Week events. One first-time visitor to Laconia Motorcycle Week was dressed more formally: the …

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 communitynews@cmonitor.com. 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 …