MeredithMay2017

Gilford-Gilmanton school board weigh transportation plan

Meeting jointly last night at the Gilford Middle High School Library, the Gilford and Gilmanton School Boards delayed making any final decision on adopting a transportation plan for busing students to and from school. Up for consideration were three options, the first of which calls for the two school districts to maintain the status quo — the likely plan for the upcoming 2003-2004 school year. But board members are looking ahead to the future — to when high school and middle school ...

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Belmont Names Baiocchetti Chief

The Town of Belmont named Vincent Baiocchetti, who has policed the Lakes Region for two decades, to succeed David Nielsen as Chief of Police. "We are very pleased with the choice," said Town Administrator Don McLelland, adding that "the qualifications of the candidate matched the needs of the town." After beginning his law enforcement career with the Laconia Police Department in 1983, Baiocchetti spent the next 17 years with the Gilmanton Police Department before joining the Belmont ...

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Lakes Region employers abandoning Anthem

With no resolution in sight in the ongoing dispute between LRGHealthcare and Anthem, Inc., an increasing number of local firms are heeding the advice of LRGHealthcare's CEO Tom Clairmont and abandoning Anthem in favor of other insurance carriers. "We're switching to Harvard-Pilgrim," confirmed Howard Chandler, Executive Director of the Taylor Community, an eldercare service provider with its main campus based in Laconia. "We want to be able to provide a sense of security to our staff ...

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