Respite Care a Blessing!

By Gail Matthews

We are truly blessed to have the Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice Good Day Respite Program, which meets twice weekly in New London and once a week in Lebanon 10 to 3 PM.  Respite Care provides both the patient and the caregiver a change of pace, and is especially important if you are a […]

Senator Harold French Critical of Northern Pass Decision

Press Release

Concord, NH- Senator Harold French (R-Franklin) issued the following statement after the Site Evaluation Committee’s decision to deny the Northern Pass application. “I am very disappointed that the SEC denied the current Northern Pass application, which was well-presented and directly addressed the increasing need for low cost, low emissions, base load power in our state […]

Looking for Democrats, Progressives and Independents

By Bill Bardsley

We are writing, first and foremost, to connect with all area voters who consider themselves Democrats, Progressives and Independents. The 2018 elections for NH governor, for the entire NH legislature, and for our two members of the House of Representatives are less than a year away.  There is much at stake and much to do. […]

Conservative Think-tanks

Dear Editor: The American people need to be made aware of the power and influence of right-wing-conservative-libertarian-Republican “think-tanks”/”policy institutes.”  Two examples would be “Americans for Prosperity” (which alone has 2.3 million members) and “The Heritage Foundation.” Conservative think-tanks are organizations that are primarily created and funded by large corporations, billionaires, and multi-millionaires whose purpose is […]

County Republican Chair Reacts to Sentencing of State Representative

Assault took place during election recount

Press release

 Merrimack County Republican Committee chair Karen Testerman has reacted to a recent plea deal involving Concord State Representative Katherine Rogers and a misdemeanor assault charge. “It’s appalling  that the  leadership of the Democrat Party,  namely Chairman Ray Buckley and House Minority  Leader Steve Shurtleff, would seemingly condone a party member assaulting a member of the […]

Karrick Responds to Rep. Wells on SB 193

By David Karrick

I hope everyone is surviving the current deep freeze. I am writing in response to State Representative Natalie Wells’ recent letter in the Andover Beacon about Senate Bill 193 which would authorize individual Education Savings Accounts of $3,600 annually to help children from low income families attend private schools. This is adequacy aid that would […]

Thank You from Wilmot Community Association

More than 30 volunteers ensured that the Wilmot Community Association’s (WCA) annual Holiday Craft Fair held Saturday, Dec. 2 was a terrific success. Without volunteers’ able assistance, it would be impossible to organize and present this event. We extend special thanks to Kathy Neuberger, chairperson of the craft fair, for her tireless work and to […]

Colby-Sawyer College December Events

Press Release

December 2017 Dance Ensemble ‘Encore’ Friday, Dec. 1, 7 p.m. in the Sawyer Theater, Sawyer Fine Arts Center Directed by adjunct faculty member Laura Dunlop Shepherd, the one-act show features original choreography in genres ranging from classical ballet, jazz and contemporary to modern and hip hop. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children/students or […]

Representative Natalie Wells Reports  

From Representative Natalie Wells        District:  Merrimack 25 Ready or not, the winter season is upon us along with beautiful holidays to share with your family and friends. I have received emails from constituents in regards to a bill for Education Savings Accounts, also known as ESA’s. These would be used for families choosing to […]

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Your Family Tree

Today’s ability to access information with just a few keystrokes can make you feel connected to any topic you can image. But access to everything can leave you feeling disconnected, too. Sometimes, learning more about yourself, your family and its history can help you get your feet back on the ground. Most of us have […]