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Rubens rips Ayotte for 'No Fly List' gun amendment

LACONIA—Republican U.S. Senate challenger Jim Rubens says Kelly Ayotte's sponsorship of an amendment which would that would prevent persons on the "No Fly" list from purchasing firearms would result in a gross violation of due process. More...

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Rubens critical of big money in campaign financing

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

Windham Swing Band charms local audience

BELMONT—The Windham Swing Band swung into town on Saturday night and gave a rousing performance to a very appreciative audience at the Tioga Pavilion next to the Belmont Mill.The summer weather was perfect for live swing music in the open air pavilio More...

Garden tour starts at Sanbornton Public Library

SANBORNTON -- An upcoming tour of the local gardens aims to plant ideas for home gardens across the state.A farm and garden tour will be offered at both 10 am and again at 3 pm at the Sanbornton Public Library on July 17.The tour will visit five More...

Lakes Food and Entertainment

Jeff Gordon interested in joining 'Live' with Kelly Ripa

SONOMA, Calif. — Jeff Gordon is open to succeeding Michael Strahan as Kelly Ripa's new "Live" co-host — so long as he could continue his new job as a NASCAR analyst.  More...

Region

Fire destroys historic dorm

Building at Proctor Academy in Andover a total loss

ANDOVER—A fire of undetermined origin destroyed at dormitory at Proctor Academy in Andover on Saturday afternoon.The three alarm blaze was reported just before 4 p.m. and took place in the historic Thoreau House on campus at 22 Lawrence Street. More...

Around Town

Rockin Daddios to perform in Gilford

The Rockin Daddios will be performing on Saturday, July 2, at the 4th of July Weekend Craft Fair at Gunstock Mountain Resort in Gilford. More...

Residents enjoy spirit of parade at Tilton-Northfield Old Home Day

TILTON—On a warm and sunny morning in June nothing can be better than a town parade.Tilton-Northfield's Old Home Day Parade was an all-around success on Saturday with residents of both towns turning out in a feeling of community spirit and pride. More...

Band alumni honor retiring music director

LACONIA—A reunion of more than a hundred Laconia High School band alumni members took place on Saturday afternoon in which three generations shared memories of their experiences.The event took place on the concourse and football field behind Laconia 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...

Sports

East prevails

Kozens, locals help East upset West in annual CHaD game

GOFFSTOWN — The fuel had been building all week. More...

New Hampshire sweeps Vermont in Twin State Basketball Classic

Laconia coaches find success in All-Star games

It was a cool moment shared between a group of Laconia coaches scattered across the Granite State.It started at New Hampshire Technical Institute early Saturday afternoon. More...

Muskrats blanked by Blue Sox in pitcher's duel

LACONIA — The Winnipesaukee Muskrats surrendered just five hits, but three of them came in the seventh as the Valley Blue Sox scratched out the only two runs of the game in the inning en route to a 2-0 victory. More...

Police Logs

Laconia District Court

LACONIA – Judge James M. Carroll IV heard the following cases in the 4th Circuit, District Division Laconia Court: More...

Opinion

Throwing my hat in the ring

Editor, Citizen My name is Ryan Smith and I am a candidate for State Representative. More...

Gun control versus abortion

Editor, Citizen In the wake of the slaughter in Orlando we are long on political posturing and short on facts. The perpetrator of the attack was a terrorist. Apparently he was struggling with sexual orientation. More...

Karagianis made difference in clean water effort

Editor, Citizen Friday's newspaper article about Peter Karagianis made no mention of what was, by far, his most important effort for the preservation and betterment of the entire Lakes Region. More...

Nation

Primary odd couple pushes to unite Democratic party

WASHINGTON — It seemed like a surprising party of two. More...

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