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Two Concord Coachs, both about 165 years old, owned by the Abbot-Downing Historical Society are seen during an open house at Johnny Prescott & Son Oil Co., in Concord on Saturday, June 13, 2015.

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

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, Concord 03302. FRANKLIN Decorative cars Digital media …

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 …

Announcements: Lend your old stuff

Thursday, August 20, 2015

HOPKINTON Historical relics The Sestercentennial Committee is seeking to borrow items for a town display at the upcoming Hopkinton State Fair. They are looking for items that will reflect Hopkinton’s 250 years of history and the Hopkinton State Fair’s 100th anniversary. If you have items such as town reports, old maps of Hopkinton, fair programs, Old Home Day photos, anniversary posters and commemorative …


Wednesday, March 18, 2015

HILLSBORO Josline Watkins was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the University of Maine at Farmington. HOOKSETT Lexie Scarpa was inducted to the Alpha Lambda Delta honor society at Becker College. HOPKINTON Benjamin Thesing was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester …

Business notes for March 16, 2015

Sunday, March 15, 2015

McGowan Fine Art of Concord recently completed an art installation for Pentucket Medical Associates in five areas of the building. Hannaford Supermarkets delivered $30,000 worth of pasta, sauce and vegetables to the New Hampshire Food Bank in February through its Buy One, Give One promotion. RTH Martial Arts …

Library fundraiser helped in many ways

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

The Friends of the Meredith Library held a fundraising event at Hart’s Turkey Farm Restaurant on March 2. We are grateful to Russ Hart and Sim Willey for their generosity and kindness in hosting the fun-filled evening, which was a wonderful success. Fifty percent of each Friend of …

Announcements: Looking for art judges

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Call for artists The New Hampshire Art Association will hold its next jurying for new members on March 21. The jurying is open to all artists in all mediums and will take place at the New Hampshire Art Association’s Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery located at 136 State St., …

Meredith: Board of selectmen to be overhauled in wake of roundabout vote

Thursday, March 5, 2015

If town meeting season seems a little lackluster this year in Meredith, it might be because much of the excitement just passed. Voters will head to the polls Tuesday to consider several electoral openings, including an eight-person race for two selectman seats. And that night, they will decide …

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 …

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 …

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 …

People for Feb. 13, 2015

Friday, February 13, 2015

MEREDITH Tori Webster was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Ithaca College in Ithaca, N.Y. She is a television-radio major. Brittany Little received a Who’s Who Among Students award from Colby-Sawyer College. She is …

People for Feb. 11, 2015

Thursday, February 12, 2015

LACONIA Susan Ross was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Mass. She is a sophomore chemical engineering major. Danielle Cote was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Mass. She is …