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LRCC hosts exhibit of covered bridge photography

LACONIA — Covered Bridge Panoramas photographer John Anderson  has been displaying his classic covered bridge art works in the LRCC Center for Arts and Technology academic building foyer area since November 10. Anderson brought his camera and lens as well as photos of each step of the covered bridge photographing process and explained how the final photos were created with those present at a recent Artist Reception.

Among those attending were George Dykstra, is a New Hampshire Automotive Education Foundation (NHAEF) Director and a retired LRCC General Motors Automotive Service Education Program Coordinator and his wife, Annamae Dykstra,  a retired Registered Nurse having worked many years with New Hampshire's Veteran's Medical Center in Manchester.

The LRCC Covered Bridge Panoramas exhibit is open Monday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Fridays. The public is cordially invited.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 November 2014 09:45

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Christmas sale at Gilmanton Thrift Shop

GILMANTON — Starting on Wednesday, December 3 through the end of the month, the Gilmanton Thrift Shop will be holding a Christmas Stuff The Bag Sale. 

Attendees can fill bags for $7. The Adopt-A-Child project also continues. Community members that would like to buy Christmas gifts for a child in need, are asked to contact Beth Lavin at 267-1934.

The Food Pantry continues to gratefully accept donations of non-perishable items and/or turkeys or hams for the Christmas food baskets, as the need to assist continues.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 November 2014 09:41

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Holy Trinity School releases honor roll

LACONIA — Holy Trinity School has released its honor roll for the first quarter of the 2014-2015 school year.

Gr. 3 Principal's Honor Roll: Ashley Holland, Leanna Rowley
High Honor Roll: Robert Merola
Honor Roll: Samantha Armstrong, Olivia Hagan
Gr. 4 High Honor Roll: Cassandra Clery, Christine Pingol
Honor Roll: Ean Conti, Grace DeMatos, Ella Dion, Amelia Hosmer, Andrew Hosmer
Gr. 5 Honor Roll: Kathryn Merola, Andrew Rowley, Rafael Vazquez, Jet Wang
Gr. 6 High Honor Roll: Alexander Ludwig, Maria McGrath, Catherine Pingol
Honor Roll: Olivia DeMatos, Alexia Dinsmoor, Paige Rueffert
Gr. 7 High Honor Roll: Julia Dyke, Tristan MacDonald, Kaylee Smith
Honor Roll: Robert Bolduc, Sophia Clery, Piper Dion, Kamila Hecka, Emily LeClaire
Gr. 8 High Honor Roll: Christina Beane
Honor Roll: Samuel Cooney, Allison Jope, Cheyenne Wright

Last Updated on Friday, 28 November 2014 09:35

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Michael J. Auger, 63

SANBORNTON — Michael J. Auger, 63, of Sanbornton, died at Lakes Region General Hospital on Nov. 27, 2014.

Mike was born in Laconia on May 30, 1951 the son of Jean and Evelyn (Corliss) Auger. He was a lifelong Sanbornton resident and graduated from Laconia High School.
Mike was a licensed electrician and was employed at Franklin Regional Hospital for several years as head of maintenance. One of his proudest accomplishments was working and co-owning Auger Site Works with his son.
Mike enjoyed being with his family. He also enjoyed his antique 1950 Chevrolet pick-up, his motorcycle, and snowmobiling. He was a member of the Mohawk Trail Riders.
Mike was a member of the NH Timber Owners Association.

Family members include his wife of 43 years, Jeanne (Morency) Auger of Sanbornton, two children: Scott M. 
Auger and his wife Kimberly of Sanbornton, his daughter, Sarah Sachetta and her husband John of Belmont, 5 grandchildren: Eveline, Beau, Prue, Reece, and Lulu, his parents, Jean and Evelyn Auger of Sanbornton, his sister: Carole Barbour of Sanbornton, 3 brothers: Paul Auger of Northfield, Gregg Auger and Chris Auger, both of Sanbornton, and nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours will be held Monday, Dec. 1, 2014 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Thibault-Neun Funeral Home, 143 Franklin St., Franklin, N.H. A Mass celebrating Mike's life will be held Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014 at St. Paul Church, School St., Franklin.

Donations in memory of Mike may be made to Central NH VNA and Hospice, 780 Main St., Laconia, NH 03246.
For directions and an online guestbook, please visit www.neunfuneralhomes.com

Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 1969 07:00

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