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Heroes abound at Elm Street School

Writing project connects students with positive role models

LACONIA — Author T.A. Barron believes writing is exploration, whether it's discovering connections that link people, the indomitable human spirit or the glory of nature that surrounds all of us every day. More...

Girls on the Run team trains for 5K

MEREDITH- The Inter-Lakes Elementary School Girls on the Run team recently stepped into the roles of school custodians, where they gave the custodial crew an afternoon off by performing their duties while the crew at snacks, watched movies and relaxe More...

Student French project teaches about drinking and driving dangers

MOULTONBOROUGH- Moultonborough Academy French teacher Claudia Provencher tasked her students to choose a topic that they are “passionately curious” about to research on Fridays, and she was particularly impressed by the work of sophomore Alejandro Ji More...

Sports

Deja vu

Gilford, I-Lakes to meet in title match for second straight season

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High School roundup: Laconia lax teams lock up top seeds

BASEBALLWINNISQUAM 7, FALL MOUNTAIN 2, GAME 1TILTON — The Bears took care of business in the first game of a doubleheader, riding a strong start from Devin Martinez and a four-run third inning to move to 8-7 in Division III. More...

The Big 100: counting down to the Wildcats' opener

The UNH football team plays its first game of the 2016 season – a campaign highlighted by the debut of the new Wildcat Stadium – 100 days from today on the other side of the country in San Diego, Calif. The Wildcats take on San Diego State, an F More...

Police Logs

DWI License Revocations

CONCORD – The Director of Motor Vehicles released the following list of Driving While Intoxicated revocations, noting the actual date of license loss may have preceded the release of the information. More...

Grafton County Indictments

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Laconia Police Log

LACONIA – City police responded to 64 calls for service and made six arrests from Tuesday, May 24 to Wednesday, May 25 On May 24 at 12:31 p.m. More...

Entertainment

Ask Dr. K

Screening tests for adolescents can reveal hidden issues

DEAR DOCTOR K: A friend of mine just took her teenager to the doctor for a checkup. The girl's cholesterol was checked, and she was tested for HIV. What's going on? Will my teenage daughter's pediatrician do the same?  More...

Astrology

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Chris Colfer, 26; Jack McBrayer, 43; Paul Bettany, 45; Louis Gossett Jr., 80.  More...

Bridge

The rule works in suits also

Samuel Lover, an Anglo-Irish novelist, songwriter and painter who died in 1868, said, "Circumstances are the rulers of the weak; they are but the instruments of the wise." That is so true. More...

Around Town

Altrusa of Meredith announces scholarship recipients

MEREDITH — Three area women joined a long tradition of Altrusa’s support for education through scholarships. More...

Winnisquam Printing moves to new location in Streetcar Building

LACONIA — Local business owner, Walter Bentley, knew he needed more space to satisfy growing customer demand for services. As the new owner of Winnisquam Printing, he knew that he needed more parking and loved the convenient location.  More...

Nation

Obama defends his nuclear record on eve of Hiroshima visit

SHIMA, Japan — On the eve of his historic trip to Hiroshima, President Barack Obama is defending the vigor of his efforts to rid the world of nuclear weapons. More...

Busted in Belknap

MAY 27, 2016

Who's been arrested recently in Belknap County? More...

Huot Technical Center students receive certificates

LACONIA—Some 151 students from all Lakes Region high schools and who have been enrolled in the Huot Technical Center career and technical education programs for two years or more proudly received their certificates at a ceremony held Thurday night at More...

Judge rules against homeowner in dispute with Governors Island

LACONIA—Belknap County Superior Court Judge James O'Neill has ruled decisively against Laconia homeowner Richard Homsi in his four-year dispute with the Governors Island Club, but Homsi is vowing to fight on.In a ruling issued May 19, Judge O'Neill&n More...

Portsmouth fire boat gift to Gilford dead in the water

GILFORD—Portsmouth's gift of a $350,000 fire boat to the town of Gilford is dead in the water.Gilford Fire Chief Stephen Carrier regretfully informed the town's board of selectmen Wednesday night that the Portsmouth City Council has backed out of its More...

Sports Galleries

Stafford vs VFW

Majors 05/26/16

To view high resolution pictures of these images log on to www.vlphoto.smugmug.com. Click on the album to view (Majors) then click on SLIDESHOW. More...

Features

2016 Huot Technical Center Celebration of Achievement

JUDGE DAVE HUOT presents the Patricia Hawkins Huot Award to Miranda Bushnell from Gilford HS. More...

Local

Signs Posted near Belmont beach to keep homeless away

BELMONT—In an effort to keep the homeless population away from the vicinity of the Belmont beach area, the New Hampshire Department of Transportation has posted "No Camping" signs on state property adjacent to the beach. More...

STEAM Day takes place at Laconia Middle School

LACONIA — For Laconia Schools, the local STEAM Commitee has encouraged that each district school host a STEAM day and on Thursday afternoon, Laconia Middle School displayed STEAM projects designed and created by students. More...

Seniors and teens have good time at Gilford High dance

GILFORD—Youngsters and oldsters got together to have a good time at the Gilford High School on Wednesday.A "senior/senior" prom was held in the cafeteria in the early evening with a dinner served followed by dancing. More...

Opinion

Face lift for Gilmanton Food Pantry

Editor, Citizen As you may have noticed, the Gilmanton Food Pantry and Thrift Shop building is receiving a face lift with new siding. More...

'Safe Space' lead by example

Editor, Citizen The Supreme Court (SCOTUS) has affirmed it needs “safe space” and in doing so calls into question how we the people can trust the institution to defend the first amendment or the constitution. More...

Ensuring our veterans have support they need

As we celebrate Military Appreciation Month, it is a time not only to thank our veterans for their service, but also to rededicate ourselves to fulfilling the solemn commitment that we’ve made to our veterans, servicemembers and their families.  More...

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