July 27, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

National Night Out nearing at Sanborn Park

LACONIA — Now in its 32th year, the National Night Out Program is about to make an annual return to Laconia. Police Lt. Richard Simmons said this year's National Night Out event will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. More...

Local Dems react to Kaine as VP pick, DNC Chair resignation

LACONIA—Local Democratic town chairmen are praising Hillary Clinton's selection of Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate, but have a divided view on the resignation over the weekend of Debbie Wasserman-Shultz as the nationa More...

Local

Russ Bailey new Gleans Coordinator for Belknap Conservation District

LACONIA—The Belknap County Conservation District has announced that Eugene "Russ" Bailey has been named as the county's New Hampshire Gleans Coordinator. More...

Sparkle Spa, The Musical coming to Interlakes Children's Theatre

INTERLAKES— Local youth are prepared to add a little sparkle to your life.The Interlakes Children's Theatre presents Sparkle Spa, The Musical, which will run July 30 through August 1.This original musical is based on the Sparkle Spa book se More...

Upcoming events at Weirs Community Park

LACONIA— The Weirs Community Park outdoor amphitheater is hosting several upcoming events.All events start at 6 p.m. More...

Opinion

What are the Sanbornton Selectmen thinking?

Editor, Citizen I recently read a letter in another newspaper from the Sanbornton Selectmen criticizing a letter to the editor from Bill Whalen and stating that the town attorney recommended they request an apology. More...

Dean Mason's legacies to be enjoyed by future generations

Editor, Citizen When Chuck Thorndike, Jim Wallace, and I embarked upon the three-year journey to historically preserve Indian Island off Scenic Park in Meredith, we needed the help of many, many people. More...

World needs better homes and guardians

Five score and two years ago, Robert Frost wrote “Mending Wall,” a poem seeking to extract wisdom from stony New England soil. It begins: “Something there is that doesn’t love a wall.” While he didn’t have Donald Trump’s campaign rhetoric i More...

Vehicles collide on Laconia Road in Belmont

BELMONT -- Police are investigating what caused an afternoon crash on Laconia Road in Belmont on Tuesday afternoon. More...

Renaissance Faire returns to Tilton

Black Swan Inn prepares to host 4th annual event Aug. 6-7

TILTON — Whether you're a Lord or a Lady, a squire or a vassal, there will be plenty to see and do when the 4th annual Renaissance Faire returns to the grounds of Tilton's Black Swan Inn on Aug. 6 and 7. More...

Lakes Region man settles lawsuit against actor Charlie Sheen

Keith Fitzgerald still facing theft charges in Belknap County

LACONIA – A Center Harbor man facing criminal charges for abusing a power of attorney to siphon hundreds of thousands of dollars from investment accounts owned by his terminally ill father, has settled a lawsuit he filed against actor Charlie Sheen. More...

Scuptors recognized at 'Evening with the Artists'

Event staged by Meredith Sculpture Walk

MEREDITH- Meredith Sculpture Walk Chair Bev Lapham praised the pieces of art on display this year, saying the art has been top notch and the demand to be a part of it is at a record high. More...

Sports

Voice of Wildcat Stadium

Contenders vye to become first PA announcer in new facility

One was three weeks old when he attended his first University of New Hampshire athletic event. Another was three years old when he first showed signs that a microphone, somewhere down the road, might play a role in his life. A third brought More...

Muskrats top Waves, snap long skid

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. — The heart of Winnipesaukee's lineup delivered in a big way and the Muskrats finally saw their eight-game losing streak come to an end, handing the Ocean State Waves a 8-1 loss Tuesday night at xxxxx park. More...

PSU athletes earn academic honors

PLYMOUTH —Two Plymouth State University athletic programs have been recognized with national academic honors from organizations within their sport, as the Panther women’s tennis program was honored by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) and More...

Police Logs

Laconia Police Log

LACONIA – City police responded to 214 calls for service, made eight arrests and took five people into protective custody for drunkenness from Friday, July 22 to Sunday, July 25.On July 22 at 7:45 p.m. Vincent C. More...

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Ask Dr. K

Cancer treatments offer risks as well as benefits

DEAR DOCTOR K: I survived cancer, only to be told that the treatments that saved my life may have increased my risk for cardiovascular disease. What are the risks? And can I minimize them?   More...

Astrology

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, 39; Maya Rudolph, 44; Julian McMahon, 48; Peggy Fleming, 68.  More...

Bridge

Find the discard that helps partner

Students will occasionally ask me this question: Why use fourth-highest when it sometimes helps declarer instead of the defenders?  More...

Nation

IS group claims attack that killed 85-year-old French priest

SAINT-ETIENNE-DU-ROUVRAY, France (AP) — Two attackers slit the throat of an 85-year-old priest celebrating Mass in a French church, killing him and gravely injuring one of the few worshippers present before being shot to death by police. More...

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