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Lakes Region crowns up for grabs Saturday

Two young women to claim titles during pageant at Gilford Youth Center

GILFORD — The pressure will be on for a group of young women hoping to emerge with crowns while competing in the 2017 Miss Lakes Region and the 2017 Miss Lakes Region Outstanding Teen pageant on Saturday evening in Gilford. More...

Nation's oldest drum, fife band to play in Holderness

Celebrate Holderness is on Aug. 6

HOLDERNESS- Five years ago Holderness celebrated its 250th anniversary in an event that attracted 3,000 people to the town. More...

Storms over weekend keep officials busy

Lakes Region damage was minimal

LACONIA- While there were certainly some power outages and calls to local fire departments stemming from Saturday’s thunderstorms, city fire officials and others around the Lakes Region are breathing a sigh of relief that the damage wasn’t as serious More...

Golden View gets perfect score in state inspection

MEREDITH- Each year the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services performs an unannounced inspection of nursing facilities, and Golden View Health Care announced that its inspection was deficiency free and received a perfect score. More...

Local

Meredith churches to open thrift shop

MEREDITH— Three Meredith churches are opening their hearts and hands to the public.Hearts and Hands Thrift Shop will be opening its doors to shoppers on August 4.Located at 8 Maple Street in Meredith, the shop is a collaboration of  The First Co More...

Gilmanton Library celebrating hometown artist

GILMANTON— The Gilmanton Year-Round Library is displaying a series of photos from a local photographer.Matthew Nighswander is a photo-artist born and raised in Gilmanton. More...

Sandwich Historical Society hosting picture night

SANDWICH— The upcoming event at the Historical Society will be picture perfect.At 7 pm. More...

Opinion

Tree contractors left an awful mess

Editor, Citizen On July 20, a crew of workers from the state or contractors of the state, came along with a large Flail-type mower and proceeded to grind the limbs of trees along the right of way in Bristol.   More...

Media lets Hillary get away with lies

Editor, Citizen No no Hillary, I will not forget this as you are not telling the truth.Other secretary of states had personal email servers.  They did do some state department emails on their personal email accounts.  But no Hillary – none More...

Love that lobster roll

Editor, CitizenI recently had the occasion to visit a popular local restaurant to try a local delicacy called a "lobster roll."Oh my God, was it ever good. I enjoyed bite after bite of this New England favorite.  More...

Nation

Gunfire at teen nightclub party leaves 2 dead, 17 wounded

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Gunfire erupted at a nightclub hosting a swimsuit-themed party for teens in Florida, leaving two teens dead and at least 17 other people wounded, officials said Monday. More...

Jordan gives $2M; looks to build trust between blacks, cops

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Troopers capture Belmont DWI suspect following pursuit

CANTERBURY -- New Hampshire State Troopers have arrested a Belmont driver suspected of aggravated driving while intoxicated following a pursuit on I-93 that stretched from Bow to Franklin. More...

Franklin Police arrest brazen burglary suspect

FRANKLIN — Police have tracked down and arrested a suspect sought in connectrion with a brazen daytime burglary at a residence on Smith Hill Road on Monday afternoon.According to Franklin Police Detective Sgt. More...

Northfield Police establish fund to assist family of worker killed

NORTHFIELD—The town's Police Association has established a fund to help the family of Tom Wooten, a highway department worker who was killed in an accident at the town highway garage last week. More...

Laconia hires new public works director

LACONIA — An experienced professional engineer has been hired as Laconia's new public works director. On Monday, Laconia City Manager Scott Myers said that Wesley B. Anderson of Laconia will replace Paul Moynihan on Aug. 15. More...

Sports

Tough Stretch

Muskrats try to weather storm as season winds down

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PSU's Kilstein named assistant hockey coach at Princeton

PRINCETON, N.J. More...

The Wildcat Fund produces record-breaking year

A record-breaking 2015-16 fiscal year for The Wildcat Fund helped UNH Athletics Development amass another impressive year, surpassing the $2.6 million mark in philanthropic support for the period ending on June 30.   More...

Police Logs

Moultonborough Police Log

The Moultonborough Police Department responded to 342 calls for service from July 18 to July 24.Police arrested Mary Jo Hefferon, 28, of Meredith on a warrant for attempt to commit burglary, taking without owner's consent and burglary. More...

Belknap County Superior Court

LACONIA – Judge James D. More...

Lakes Food and Entertainment

Ask Dr. K

Heart palpitations are worth checking out with your doctor

DEAR DOCTOR K: I often experience heart palpitations -- almost every time I'm excited, angry or scared. Is this dangerous to my health?   More...

Astrology

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Jeremy Piven, 51; Sandra Bullock, 52; Kevin Spacey, 57; Helen Mirren, 71.  More...

Bridge

Discuss defense daily with partner

Zeno, a Greek philosopher who is best known for his paradoxes, said, "The goal of life is living in agreement with nature."  More...

Region

How northern New England compares in electing women

CONCORD — When it comes to women in elected office, Maine stands out for longevity, Vermont for relatively high representation in its Legislature and New Hampshire for achievements across all levels of government.  More...

Hiker hit by lightning refuses help; rescuers ignore him

TWIN MOUNTAIN (AP) — Authorities say a hiker apparently struck by lightning in New Hampshire's White Mountains spent a night in a "slow and painful attempt" to hike out of the woods and declined help when a group of hiking firefigh More...

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