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Meredith

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 …

LNA students graduate from Lakes Region Community College

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The 2014 Lakes Region Community College Summer Licensed Nursing Assistant graduation was held July 11 in the Academic Commons. The summer graduates are (bottom photo, from left) Suzanne Cronin of Belmont, Madeline Flynn of North Haverhill, Audriana Martinez …

Business people

Monday, July 21, 2014

John barthelmes and gretchen grappone were elected as new members of the board of directors of Riverbend Community Mental Health at the annual meeting June 26. Tenley callaghan recently joined the firm of Cleveland, Waters and Bass, P.A. …

LRCC successfully graduates accelerated LNA students

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Lakes Region Community College Accelerated Licensed Nursing Assistant Spring 2014 class members recently had their graduation ceremony. The students all passed their state competency exam. The accelerated LNA program was completed in eight weeks, rather than 15 weeks. …

Business people

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Richard Berryman of Concord was recently inducted as the 2014-15 district governor of Rotary International’s District 7870, comprising 60 Rotary Clubs in Southern New Hampshire and southern Vermont. Sister Paula Marie Buley, president of Rivier University in Nashua, …

Business people

Monday, June 23, 2014

DIANE GUIMOND was recently promoted to vice president and wealth adviser of Charter Trust Company. Guimond works with clients in the Concord, Rochester and Nashua markets. STEPHANIE KONDVAR was hired as an associate with the firm of Nathan …

Business people

Monday, June 16, 2014

Lori Harding-Chiefe joined the RE/MAX Bayside sales team in Meredith. She brings more than 25 years of outside sales experience. Kenneth McHugh of Hooksett will resign from the New Hampshire Superior Court, effective July 18. Thomas Burack of …

Letter: End justifies the means

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Should I forgive Sen. Ted Cruz for only being a teenager when President Reagan (no doubt his No. 1 guy) was involved in what has been known as the Iran-Contra affair? Perhaps his history lessons left that out of the text books he was reading. Oh, I forgot, …

Business notes

Sunday, May 25, 2014

SANEL AUTO PARTS was honored by Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems as an Exemplary Distributor and a platinum ranking. The ranking reflects the top 10 percent of distributors in the company’s independent aftermarket distributor network. THE BANK OF NEW HAMPSHIRE was chosen by the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce …

Business people

Sunday, May 25, 2014

JASON HICKS was promoted to senior vice president, corporate treasurer and investment officer at Meredith Village Savings Bank. In this role, Hicks will continue to manage the bank’s investment portfolio and treasury functions and oversee the bank’s financial, …

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; …