June 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Bystanders save life of kayaker

Woman was taken down the Winnipesaukee River through a dam

TILTON- The work of various local fire departments and a few good Samaritans saved the life of a woman who tipped her kayak and went over the side of a dam in the Winnipesaukee River on Sunday evening. More...

Franklin woman pleads guilty to SSA fraud

Failed to report she was back to work

CONCORD – A Franklin woman who failed to report she was able to return to work after being declared disabled, pleaded guilty on Monday to Social Security fraud. More...

WOW Trail phase two to break ground next month

Officials are asking for fundraising help

LACONIA- At times it has been a slow process, but after five years of work planning, designing and fundraising, phase two of the WOW Trail is set to get under construction as early as next month. More...

Local

Gilford Middle School honor roll

GILFORD— The Gilford Middle School released the honor roll for the third trimester of the 2016 school year.Grade 5High Academic Honors:  Michael Kitto, Camryn Marshall, Madison Nash,Lauryn Nash-Boucher, Ethan Roys, Taryn Wernig. More...

Winnisquam High School honor roll

WINNISQUAM— The Winnisquam Regional High school released the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2016 school year. More...

Laconia High School honor roll

LACONIA— The Laconia High School released the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2016 school year.High Honors With Distinction: Nemanja Boskovic, Dakota Cross, Elizabeth Harris, Jessica McDermott.High Honors:  More...

Opinion

Twin Rivers Interfaith Food Pantry needs help

Editor, Citizen Twin Rivers Interfaith Food Pantry needs for July are as follows:Extremely important are are egg cartons - tons. We are now able to obtain fresh eggs through the New Hampshire Food Bank. More...

Ham and bean supper benefits charities

Editor, Citizen Reserve Saturday, July 2 for the monthly Ham and Bean Supper sponsored by Ellacoya Chapter #43, Order of the Eastern Star. Please note the supper is July 2 as there were some questions raised at the previous supper. More...

Working across party lines to combat the opioid crisis

All Granite Staters know painfully well that the heroin and opioid crisis is the most pressing public health and safety challenge facing our state, devastating families, businesses and communities across New Hampshire. More...

Nation

Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion clinic regulations

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court struck down Texas' widely replicated regulation of abortion clinics Monday in the court's biggest abortion case in nearly a quarter century.  More...

Armed Belmont man taken into custody during incident

BELMONT—A 28-year old armed Belmont man was taken into custody by law enforcement officers following an incident at his residence on Tee Dee Road late Saturday night. More...

Renowned jazz trumpeter to perform at Patrick's Pub

GILFORD—An Alton Bay trumpeter who has worked with some of the biggest names in jazz will perform at Patrick's Pub and Eatery in Gilford, 18 Weirs Blvd., at 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday. More...

Tilton's Black Swan Inn hosts refined garden party

TILTON—The genteel and sophisticated life of British aristocracy of the 1910s and 1920s as portrayed in the hit PBS-TV show "Downton Abbey" was celebrated for a few hours on Sunday afternoon at the Black Swan Inn in Tilton. More...

Ashland searches for new town administrator

ASHLAND- The town of Ashland is once again searching for a new town administrator, as Heather Thibodeau has announced she will be stepping down next month for family related matters. More...

Rubens critical of using big money in campaign financing

LACONIA -- Republican U.S. More...

Sports

Quiet debut

Laconia 11/12 stars silenced by Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — Luc Boutin maybe the smallest member of his Portsmouth Little League baseball team, but he provided the biggest impact on Monday night. More...

SV 10U claims D-8 title

WOLFEBORO — The Suncook Valley 10U All-Star team got the timely it needed in the opener and never looked back in claiming its second straight New Hampshire District 8 Cal Ripken 10U Tournament title. More...

NECBL: Muskrats climb back to .500

Knock off Gulls 8-6

NEWPORT, R.I. — The Winnipesaukee Muskrats climbed its way back to the .500 mark. More...

Police Logs

DWI License Revocations

CONCORD - The Director of Motor Vehicles released the following list of DWI revocations noting that the actual date of license loss may have preceeded the release of the information. Only revocations involving Lakes Region motorists are reported. More...

Belknap County Indictments

LACONIA – A Belknap County grand jury returned the following indictments and misdemeanor charges when it met on June 23. More...

Lakes Food and Entertainment

BET Awards full of Prince tributes and political moments

The BET Awards — or "The Prince Tribute Show" — featured emotional and energetic performances from Sheila E., Stevie Wonder and Jennifer Hudson honoring the Purple One, along with political statements on issues ranging from racial More...

Jon Bon Jovi surprises cancer-stricken fan with guitar, kiss

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman battling lung cancer has received an unforgettable surprise from one of the state's most famous rockers, Jon Bon Jovi. More...

Justin Timberlake apologizes for tweet after backlash

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Timberlake, who praised actor-activist Jesse Williams' moving speech at the BET Awards, has apologized for responding to a tweet claiming he appropriates black culture. More...

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