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Karrington Telgin, 6, of Weare won the town’s annual fire truck coloring contest and received a ride home with the Weare Fire Department.

Student art successes

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Three area students recently received recognition for artistic accomplisments. Karrington Telgin, 6, of Weare won the town’s annual fire truck coloring contest and received a ride home with the Weare Fire Department. Mabel Johnson, 7, of Pittsfield won the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation contest with her t-shirt design inspired by her grandmother. Shirts with her design will be sold online at …

People

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 at Boston University. Hannah Durant 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 & Wellness of Weare recently celebrated its 25th anniversary. Flag-Works Over America recently relocated to …

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 …

Business notes

Monday, April 14, 2014

Alliance Asset Management is CATCH Neighborhood Housing’s new property management company. Alliance Asset Management is also involved in the Work Experience Program, sponsored by the New Hampshire Employment Program, Southern New Hampshire Services and the New Hampshire Department of Heath and Human Services. The program is designed to …

Letter: Disingenuous vote from Forrester on gas tax

Sunday, April 13, 2014

What a bumpy ride! The 4-cent state gasoline tax increase was passed by the Senate, but with no help from my senator, Jeanie Forrester. Her newsletter explaining why she was opposed was disingenuous at best. The increase doesn’t provide enough, only $32 million, she says, for the highway …