Selectmen work late to trim capital expenses

With a tax rate set by the N.H. Department of Revenue Administration at $17.32 and final tax bills for last year set to be mailed out before the end of the month, the Sanbornton selectmen spent over four hours last night trying to catch up with long-neglected paperwork uncovered by the new town administrator Bruce Kneuer, while at the same time crafting their recommendations for this year's Town Warrant. Kneuer, who assumed the office on January 26, has been struggling to assist the ...

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National Merit Scholars honored by school board

The Laconia School Board recognized three students recently named National Merit Scholars. School Board Chair Marge Kerns (second from left) presented special recognition certificates to Michael Audet (left), who was named a National Merit finalist, Steve Tuttle (center), named a National Merit Commendable Scholar and Nathan Borgman (second from right) as a National Merit semi-finalist, as Laconia High School principal Jon Freeman (right) looks on. (Ron Tunning/for the Laconia Daily ...

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School funding debated

The school-funding plan set to begin in July, along with a proposal to ease its most severe impacts, got short shrift before the Senate Finance Committee yesterday. The hearing was on Senate Bill 302, which contains the recommendations of a joint House and Senate committee charged with adjusting the plan for distributing state aid to school districts in 2005 that the Legislature adopted last year. But, few distinguished between the original plan and the recommended adjustments and ...

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