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Letter: CIA saved lives

Sunday, December 14, 2014

We have seen the reports of “torture” committed by the CIA. How awful – torture committed by the USA. Kudos to the CIA. They saved lives. They caught terrorists – and some before they committed more terror acts against the United States. Terrorists who behead people. Terrorists who strap bombs on children and mentally impaired people. Terrorists who hide behind children. How can you compare the torture to the acts …

Letter: Obamacare works

Monday, December 15, 2014

During the period of open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act, I encourage everyone still without insurance to sign up. Those in New Hampshire who are already enrolled should check whether they can get a better plan this year. Five insurance companies now offer 40 plans that include at least two New Hampshire hospitals in each network. Folks complain mightily about Obamacare, and, …

Letter: Hassan stands with families

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Voters who care about New Hampshire families will re-elect Gov. Maggie Hassan this November. Her opponent shows clearly that he doesn’t understand what affects everyday folks and their families. Walt Havenstein thinks it’s okay if women are paid less than men for the same work. It’s okay with him if corporations don’t cover expensive medications needed for gynecological conditions or family planning. It’s …

Meredith savings bank hires, promotes two

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Kristy Badger of Meredith was promoted to business development, administration and support at Meredith Village Savings Bank. Jenifer Williams will serve as assistant vice president, branch and business development officer at the Moultonboro office. Badger joined the bank …

Tractor-trailer runs off road, snarls traffic on I-93 in Meredith

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

A Deerfield man was cited with negligent driving after his tractor-trailer went off the roadway on Interstate 93 in Meredith yesterday afternoon. Stanley Millette, 65, was driving a 2000 Mack truck and trailer combination southbound when he drove off the left side of the roadway and into the …

Business people

Sunday, March 9, 2014

DAVE GUCWA joined RE/MAX Bayside of Meredith and Laconia. Gucwa brings many years of sales and marketing management experience, having worked in such fields as biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and the food industry. JEFFREY KIPPERMAN, LESLIE WALKER, THOMAS DEYAK and …

Business people

Monday, March 3, 2014

Better Homes and Gardens’ The Masiello Group in Concord named the following agents as having outstanding 2013 real estate sales achievements: RICK WAGNER ($5.5 million), PAM KENISON ($5.23 million), KIM BENOIT ($5.07 million), SUSAN ROEMER ($4.848 million), BOB …

Inter-Lakes school district meeting preview

Friday, February 28, 2014

Inter-Lakes Cooperative School District, serving the towns of Meredith, Center Harbor and Sandwich, is holding its annual meeting Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Inter-Lakes High School gymnasium. On the warrant: ∎ The budget: $21.9 million, up $728,000 – or 3.44 percent – from the current budget. More than …

St. Michael’s College dean’s list

Monday, February 24, 2014

The following area students were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Saint Michael’s College in Colchester, Vt.: ALTON Alexander Dugas, son of Gary and Sherry Dugas. He is a senior English major. Sarah Fraser, daughter of Catherine and Wayne Fraser. She is a senior …

Ice conditions unsafe on large N.H. lakes

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Turn on the TV news, open a newspaper, heck, step out the front door and you can’t miss it: It’s been cold this winter. Really cold. Take your breath away cold. Forehead aching cold. So, naturally, ice on …

Several nonprofits awarded by Meredith Village Savings Bank Fund

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Meredith Village Savings Bank Fund awarded $99,992 in grants to area nonprofits. Local recipients include Got-Lunch! Inter-Lakes of Meredith, Gilford High School FIRST Robotics Team 1831, Pemi-Baker Literacy of Plymouth, Pemi Youth Center of Plymouth, Tilton Senior Center, Winnipesaukee Skating Club of Laconia, Winnipeseaukee Wellness Center of Center …

Business notes

Sunday, January 19, 2014

MEREDITH VILLAGE SAVINGS BANK announced the results of this year’s Mitten Tree Program with contributions of $3,240 to local nonprofit organizations. Thanks to the generous support of the community, 1,620 winter weather accessories were also collected and distributed to local families in need. For each item donated, the …

Letter: Not so fast with that Rainy Day Fund

Thursday, January 9, 2014

We all celebrate the news that the New Hampshire economy is improving, resulting in a fiscal year-end surplus. Some have suggested the entire surplus be put into the state’s Rainy Day Fund and that the suggestion is itself nonpartisan. I beg to differ. Putting the entire surplus into …