Council approves library bonds

The City Council was urged to approve the sale of general obligation bonds to finance its share of the renovation and reconstruction of Gale Memorial Library at a public hearing last night. Bob Selig, chair of the library trustees, said the entire project was expected to cost $3.4 million, of which the city's share would be $2,347,500. He said the trustees have been assured receipt of a federal grant worth $180,000, which would be paid "when we have invoices." The trustees have ...

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The Great Sidewalk S

In July, the Planning Board required Steve Grant of Winnipesaukee Commercial Center LLC , who is constructing a commercial building on Route 3, to install a sidewalk. A week later the Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA) granted a variance to Trail Haven LLC, which is building cluster housing on Country Club Road, waiving the requirement to install sidewalks along the street frontage. When it comes to sidewalks, is the city working both sides of the street? Or is consistency the ...

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Filmmaker coming to the Weirs

LACONIA — More often than not motorcycles figure prominently in the visual image conjured up when one thinks about the Weirs these days. But this weekend, and for two more weekends between now and Thanksgiving, it will be actresses and actors taking center stage as an independent filmmaker brings his crew to Foster Avenue to shoot scenes from A House Divided — a JODOM Pictures production set to be released in the Summer of 2004. Based on a screenplay written by independent filmmaker ...

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