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Brett Currier not seeking re-election to Gilmanton board

GILMANTON — Selectman Brett Currier will not be seeking re-election to a second term and as of yesterday morning no one has signed up to run in his place, said Town Clerk Debra Cornett.

With two days to go until the sign up deadline of Friday at 5 p.m., Cornett said so far Anne Kirby has signed up to run for the Budget Committee. She said she hasn't heard from incumbents Mickey Daigle and Mark Sawyer.

Incumbent Candace Daigle has signed up for another term as Cemetery Trustee and Deb Chase and Donna White have signed up for the two openings of Library Trustee.

Paul Perkins is running again for a three-year position as Road Agent, however selectmen have added an article to the 2015 warrant, by a vote of 2-to-1, that calls for eliminating an elected Road Agent as of 2016 and to have a selectmen-appointed official instead.

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 January 2015 02:51

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Kurt Webber won't seek 4th term on Gilford School Board

GILFORD — Nine-year incumbent School Board member Kurt Webber will not be seeking re-election to the School Board in March.

District Clerk Kim Verracchio said yesterday that incumbent Chair Sue Allen and incumbent Jack Landau are seeking re-election but that as of yesterday afternoon there is no one running for Webber's seat.

Webber said yesterday he thinks there are a few people in town who are considering running for his vacated slot.

Moderator Sandy McGonagle is seeking reelection as is Verracchio. To date, the is no candidate for District Clerk.

Interested candidates should go to the SAU building across from Gilford General Store on Belknap Mountain Road to sign up before 5 p.m. Friday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 January 2015 02:49

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Burglar(s) strike Laconia Subway restaurant

LACONIA — Police are investigating a burglary at the Subway restaurant on Union Avenue that was reported to them at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday.

According to one of the employees, the burglar(s) used a crowbar to break into through the back door.

The burglar(s) only took money from the bottom of the cash register which was "bank" money, is mostly one dollar bills and change that is kept for the next day's opening. The employee said it appears the thief(s) tried to break in to the top draw of the register but were unable to do so.

Images of the person were captured by the surveillance system however there were no faces on the camera.

The employee said police think it may have been someone who was familiar with the store because it appears the thief(s) were able to avoid having their faces show up on surveillance cameras.

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 January 2015 02:44

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John O'Brien will not seek 3rd term on selectboard

GILFORD — Two-term Selectman John T. O'Brien will not be seeking a third term in March.

Phyllis Corrigan, whose term as chair of the Budget Committee has expired is the only candidate to sign up for selectmen as of Wednesday morning, said Town Clerk Denise Gonyer.

Tom Space, the incumbent Trustee of the Trust Funds is seeking a new term and Diane Tinkham and and Jack LaCombe are each seeking one of the two vacancies on the Board of Library Trustees.

There are three openings on the Budget Committee. Incumbent Norm Silber is seeking his first full term after being appointed last year and Joy Hall and Sean Murphy are also seeking terms. Gonyer said she has not heard from incumbent Alan Voivoid and Corrigan will be seeking election as Corrigan.

Incumbent Susan Leach is seeking an additional term as cemetery trustee and, although he hasn't signed up yet, Fire Engineer Bill Akerley said yesterday afternoon he was going to seek an additional term.

Gonyer said the Town Clerk's Office will be open until 5 p.m. Friday for residents to sign up for elected office.

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 January 2015 02:27

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