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Meredith

Letter: Drawing conclusions

Thursday, January 29, 2015

A belated response to Jeannine Aucoin’s letter “Role reversal” (Monitor letters, Jan. 16). To the question “What conclusions should one draw?” concerning the police killing of an unarmed white man in Salt Lake City: ∎ More whites are shot by police, also mainly white, than are blacks. (Department of Justice figures) In virtually all cases, the police are exonerated. ∎ For protests against a killing to be publicized, the media requires a …

Business people for Jan. 19, 2015

Sunday, January 18, 2015

David Patrick is the new director of conservation at the Nature Conservancy in New Hampshire. Patrick has a Ph.D. in wildlife ecology from the University of Maine, Orono, and comes to the Conservancy from Paul Smith’s College in upstate New York, where he was an assistant professor of fisheries and wildlife science. For …

People for Jan. 13, 2015

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

CONCORD Debony Lahue is the new head coach for the Granite State Roller Derby 2015 season. She is a seasoned roller derby skater with extensive skating experience as well as playing and coaching team sports both on and off the track. Austin Erickson was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Augustana College in Sioux Falls, S.D. CONTOOCOOK Megan Edmonds …

Letter: Disturbing interaction with Forrester, Morse

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

At an information session regarding the state Senate’s health insurance proposal, SB 413, Sen. Jeanie Forrester introduced co-host Senate President Chuck Morse, who discussed the bill and took questions. He turned himself into a pretzel, trying to appease conservative audience members when focusing on the bill’s financial aspects. …

Letter: Undemocratic actions in Belknap County

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

I am writing to thank Republican Rep. Dennis Fields of Sanbornton for bravely speaking out at Belknap County Convention meetings against the undemocratic actions of its Republican leadership. Fields knows that meetings should have an open process and rules of order with public input. He realizes that signed …

Letter: No public input

Thursday, March 27, 2014

I was appalled after attending the recent Belknap County Convention meeting. The chairwoman, Rep. Colette Worsman, asked to adjourn the meeting without any public input. This is yet another attempt to abuse her power. Moving the meetings an hour away to Concord and then prohibiting public input is …

Letter: Sign up for Obamacare soon

Monday, March 24, 2014

As the open enrollment period for Obamacare ends on March 31, I think of folks I know who have happily signed up for health care coverage. My self-employed nephew knew that he needed health insurance; he had a serious biking accident when younger. He successfully navigated the federal …

Business notes

Sunday, March 23, 2014

HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL of Concord received top recognition from Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation for the second consecutive year. The hospital ranked in the top 10 percent of qualifying rehabilitation hospitals for 2013, 2012, 2008 and 2006. BANK OF NEW HAMPSHIRE gave $50,000 to the New Hampshire …

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 …