September 29, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Holy Trinity Catholic School enrollment rises

LACONIA — In an age when private schools face challenges in attracting new students, Holy Trinity Catholic School in Laconia has experienced a 16 percent increase in enrollment for the 2016-2017 school year. More...

Squam Lakes Natural Science Center gains AZA accreditation

HOLDERNESS- The Squam Lakes Natural Science Center has gone under rigorous on-site inspections by trained zoo and aquarium professionals to receive accreditation by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ independent Accreditation Commission. More...

Laconia native in film called 'LIGHTS'

LACONIA- Keith Roenke has come a long way from delivering newspapers for the Laconia Citizen for his first job, as he gone from being a baseball player at Keene State, to a musician, and now an actor in the film “LIGHTS.” The film is set for digital More...

Sports

Eagles get defensive

Gilford stifles Pembroke attack in 3-0 victory

GILFORD — The Gilford field hockey team put it all together on the defensive end. Now, the Golden Eagles will work on finishing on the other end. More...

Boston Red Sox clinch AL East crown, go worst to 1st again

NEW YORK (AP) — Even though they let a win get away Wednesday night, the Boston Red Sox locked up something more important. And as far as they were concerned, an AL East title was certainly worth celebrating. More...

High School Roundup: WRHS volleyball turns back Epping

NEWFOUND 4, KEARSARGE 0BRISTOL —The Bears kept pace with some of the top teams in Division III, using two goals in each half to down the Cougars and improve to 8-0-1.Offensively, Newfound dominated in penalty corners 13-1 and poured in the goals whil More...

Lakes Food and Entertainment

Ask Dr. K

Try to get your potassium from foods, not supplements

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have high blood pressure. Should I take a potassium supplement?  DEAR READER: This is a great question, but before I answer, let me take a step back to explain the connection between potassium and blood pressure.  More...

Astrology

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Kevin Durant, 28; Roger Bart, 54; Bryant Gumbel, 68; Jerry Lee Lewis, 81.  More...

Bridge

It looks good, but is there better?

Oliver Cromwell, an English military and political leader in the 17th century, said, "He who stops being better stops being good." At the bridge table, if you spot what looks like a good line of declarer-play or defense, pause to see if there is More...

Nation

Police shoot, kill man in San Diego area; protesters gather

EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — A black man reportedly acting erratically at a strip mall in suburban San Diego was shot and killed by police after pulling an object from his pocket, pointing it at officers and assuming a "shooting stance," authorities said. More...

Massive typhoon hits eastern China, Taiwan, killing 5

BEIJING (AP) — A massive typhoon left one person dead in eastern China on Wednesday, a day after killing four and injuring more than 600 in Taiwan, where authorities remained on alert for the possibility of a landslide. More...

World leaders mourn Peres, praise him as a man of peace

LONDON (AP) — Current and former world leaders mourned the passing of Israeli statesman Shimon Peres on Wednesday, praising him as a visionary who committed his life to the elusive goal of lasting peace in the Middle East. More...

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Tilton traffic stop yields drugs, cash

TILTON -- Police made two arrests and confiscated drugs, a large amount of cash and a handgun following a traffic stop in Tilton earlier this week. More...

Gilford police chief reports to selectmen that arrests in town are up

GILFORD—Police Chief Anthony Bean Burpee delivered his department's semi-annual update to the Board of Selectmen on Wednesday night. More...

Moods of Manhattan Salon moves to new city location

LACONIA — After years of success at its downtown location in Laconia, the popular Moods of Manhattan Hair Salon is moving to a new home on Union Avenue.Owner/Stylist Amy Hill said she she's sad to be leaving her Main Street shop, but the opportunity More...

'Groups' treatment offers hope for drug addiction

New affordable drug recovery program opens in Laconia

LACONIA — For those struggling with opiate addiction, the path to recovery is filled with hurdles.Accessibility to treatment and affordability are real challenges that pose difficulty for those seeking help, but now a new program called "Groups" in L More...

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Local

Gilford Middle School garden produces a bounty

GILFORD—Since last spring, the town's middle school students have learned valuable skills by tending to a vegetable garden plot next to the school building. More...

Upcoming flag retirement ceremony to take place

MEREDITH— The The Griggs­Wyatt Post #33 of the American Legion in Meredith is preparing a U.S. flag retirement ceremony.The opportunity to repectfully retire your worn or otherwise unusable flag will come take place at 10 a.m. More...

'LRPA After Dark' bringing back 'Meet John Doe'

Lakes Region Pulic Access Television will "Meet John Doe" with the next "LRPA After Dark" movie.The 1941 comedy starring Gary Cooper and Barbara Stanwyck will air at 10:30 p.m. on Sept. 30 and Oct. More...

Opinion

We need a change in state government

Editor, CitizenWe need a change in state government.  Both the State Representatives in Sandwich, Moultonborough and Tuftonboro voted to raise our health care premiums and taxes, and our State Senator equivocates.   More...

Goodbye to The Citizen

Editor, Citizen Let’s see – do I still know how to write an obituary?  It’s always more difficult when the deceased is an admired old friend, but here goes anyway--- More...

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