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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 board Chairman Richard Hanson said. If the …

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 …

Putting it on ice

Saturday, February 14, 2015

My first ice fishing lesson didn’t end with a giant lake trout on my hook. Or on my plate. The only fish I managed to land was a tiny minnow, which I used as bait after shoving a hook through the little guy’s head. “It doesn’t hurt. They can take a lot, these …

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, …

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 …