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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 House budget sent over to the Senate. It doesn’t look promising. Despite those testifying in favor of a humane, future-looking plan, I …

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 Plante. LACONIA Scott Compton Jr., an Army specialist, graduated from basic training at Fort Jackson …

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 that the timing of the sampling, shortly after this year’s ice-out declaration, is important. He …

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 …

Business people for Aug. 11, 2014

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Julie Baron of Gilford, president and CEO of the New Hampshire Make-A-Wish Foundation, and Donna murry of Meredith, vice president and investment officer at Bank of New Hampshire, recently joined the Leadership Lakes Region Board of Directors. Both …

Business notes for Aug. 11, 2014

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Meredith Village Savings Bank recently announced the winners of its annual community photo contest. The winning photographs will be published on the bank’s website, Facebook pages, 2015 wall and desktop calendars, and note and holiday cards. Local winners …

Business notes for Aug. 4, 2014

Monday, August 4, 2014

The New Hampshire Association of Insurance Agents presented a check for $7,500 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Hampshire at the New Hampshire Fisher Cats baseball game July 18. NHAIA sponsored the game, and Kendall Gallant, a 3-year-old Wish child, threw out the first pitch at the game …

Meredith Bay event aims to raise $150,000 for Make-A-Wish New Hampshire

Monday, August 4, 2014

Looking for another day out on Lake Winnipesaukee? The organizers of “Rafting for Wishes” are raising money for Make-A-Wish New Hampshire in Meredith Bay this week. Jason Perry and Jason Tremblay will spend 44 hours straight on a raft in Lake Winnipesaukee from Wednesday to Friday. Up to …

Winners of Lakes Region Art Association show announced

Thursday, July 31, 2014

The award winners of the 74th annual Lakes Region Art Association show, held at VynnArt Gallery in Meredith, were recently announced. There were 51 members who participated in the show – which runs through Aug. 10 – and …

Ribbon-cutting for two new businesses in Meredith

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The Greater Meredith Program Promotions Committee recently hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for two new businesses on Main Street. The two new businesses are Providence, 31-A Main St., and Winni Denim & Supply Co., 11 Main St. At Providence, …