February 11, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Instant classic

Gilford survives in 3OT against rival Laconia

LACONIA — When a rivalry is this good, 32 minutes isn't enough.For the past few seasons, the Gilford and Laconia girls' basketball teams have fought like Division III heavyweights in the middle of the hardwood for Holiday Tournament titles, playoff g More...

Inter-Lakes School Board sends budget to warrant

Voters will decide on operating budget with 2.96 percent increase

MEREDITH- Voters in Meredith, Center Harbor and Sandwich will decide whether to accept a budget worth more than $23 million at the Inter-Lakes School District meeting on March 2. More...

A sweet repeat

MA girls rally to claim 2nd straight Nordic title

WATERVILLE — Heading into the championships, Moultonborough Academy cross country ski coach Jeff Husmann talked about his team's fitness level and the Panthers' depth.And now Division IV and the rest of the state knows why. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Richard Arthur LaClaire

ROCHESTER — Richard “Dickie” Arthur LaClaire, 62, of Rochester, formerly of the Lakes Region, passed away at home on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016 after a courageous battle with cancer with his family by his side. More...

Dean Erb

LACONIA — Dean Erb, 89, formerly of 21 Ledges Drive, died on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 at the Taylor Community.Dean was born on May 13, 1926 in Lynn, Mass. the son of the late Francis D. and Ada L. (Bryan) Erb. More...

Rocco Vinzi

MOULTONBORO — Rocco Vinzi, beloved husband, father, grandfather, father-in-law, brother, brother-is-law, uncle and friend passed peacefully with his loving wife, Barbara by his side at their home in Moultonboro, on Dec. More...

Opinion  Free Access 

Why should the government deliver mail?

In a country where people extol the virtues of free enterprise, why is the U.S. government involved in the delivery of mail? After all, it would be difficult to find a better example of a violation of the principles of free enterprise than the U.S. More...

Gilford may be complicit in shady affair

Editor, Citizen I have an uncomfortable feeling that the Town of Gilford is complicit in a very shady affair. More...

Who is Ted Cruz?

Editor, Citizen There is a misconception that Ted Cruz is a fire-breathing extremist. He is a polarizing figure perceived as a hardline conservative. More...

Nation  Free Access 

Federal government sues Ferguson

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The federal government sued Ferguson on Wednesday, one day after the city council voted to revise an agreement aimed at improving the way police and courts treat poor people and minorities in the St. More...

Turkish leaders lash out at UN demands to open border

KILIS, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's leaders lashed out Wednesday at the United Nations and others who are pressing the country to open its border to thousands more Syrian refugees, accusing them of failing to shoulder the refugee burden More...

Breaking News - 8:09 AM

Fire in Laconia leaves nine seeking shelter

LACONIA -- A late afternoon fire at a home on Gilford Avenue displaced three families on Wednesday and sent one resident to the hospital.  More...

Strays' survival stories tug at the heartstrings

NH Humane Society wants public to use its resources to save animals' lives

LACONIA -- An appreciation and respect for all living creatures may be the cornerstone of a caring society, but in the heart of winter, some may overlook the struggle to survive the elements of some of the most vulnerable Lakes Region residents More...

Students in Meredith serve up breakfast, work on math skills

The Blue Wave Diner serves food to the community

MEREDITH- Educators are always trying to find ways to bring hands on learning to the classroom, and at Inter-Lakes Elementary School, Steve Watson’s fourth-grade-students have been cooking breakfast for others to help polish their math skills. More...

Builders, Huot students team up to create garden shed

Public can enter raffle to win newly constructed structure

LACONIA — Spring is several month away, but it's never too early to begin preparations for another growing season and learning new skills that can last a lifetime.To that end, the Lakes Region Builders & Remodelers Association has collaborated wi More...

Sports  Free Access 

High School roundup: WRHS denies Red Raiders

BELMONT — For the second time this year, the Winnisquam Regional boys basketball team took Belmont's best shots and came out standing. More...

Instant classic

Gilford survives in 3OT against rival Laconia

LACONIA — When a rivalry is this good, 32 minutes isn't enough.For the past few seasons, the Gilford and Laconia girls' basketball teams have fought like Division III heavyweights in the middle of the hardwood for Holiday Tournament titles, playoff g More...

Ski jumping the latest event to step to the plate at Fenway

BOSTON — Olympic silver medalist Devin Logan pictures herself standing atop the 140-foot ski jump that towers over Fenway Park's Green Monster, hitting her jump and then coming to a stop right about where a batter would stand. More...

Local  Free Access 

Laconia High School Key Club members receive donation

Laconia High School Key Club members accepted a donation in memory of long-time Kiwanis member, Dick Breton, presented by his wife, Priscilla. More...

Woman found with drugs in bra free on $500 bail

LACONIA – A former Gilford woman who was allegedly carrying drugs when she was arrested in the summer of 2014 by the Belknap County Sheriff's Department because she was wanted in Massachusetts, is free after posting $500 cash bail.Selina Armes, 34, w More...

Strays' survival stories tug at the heartstrings

NH Humane Society wants public to use its resources to save animals' lives

LACONIA -- An appreciation and respect for all living creatures may be the cornerstone of a caring society, but in the heart of winter, some may overlook the struggle to survive the elements of some of the most vulnerable Lakes Region residents More...

Region  Free Access 

Bishop’s Charitable Fund accepting grant applications

MANCHESTER — The Bishop’s Charitable Assistance Fund is accepting grant applications for the spring 2016 review cycle.Applicants should submit a completed application and all required information no later than the end of business March 11.  More...

State beefs up school nursing initiative

CONCORD — A new initiative at the New Hampshire Department of Education will support school nurses with technical assistance, resources and training. More...

N.H.'s primary hangover begins as candidates leave

MANCHESTER — Now you see 'em, now you don't. More...

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