May 3, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Heavenly gift benefits Got Lunch! Laconia

LACONIA — Committed to feeding school children of the city who otherwise may go hungry during the 11 weeks of summer break, the Got Lunch! Laconia program remains as ambitious as ever, budgeting for up to 700 participants this year. More...

Gilford's Bolduc Park gets ready for the golf season

GILFORD—Monday's steady rainfall with a temperature of about 45 degrees put a damper on the turnout at Bolduc Park's golf course. More...

Local

Holy Trinity students qualify to represent state in National History Day competition

Four Holy Trinity School students have qualified to represent New Hampshire at the National History Day competition to be held June 12-16 at the University of Maryland in College Park, MD. More...

Competency for accused church burglary remains at issue

LACONIA – A city woman charged with burglarizing a local church is not competent to stand trial, according to her defense attorney.Teresa Mauro, 52, 178 Union Avenue is scheduled to appear in Belknap County Superior Court on Wednesday for a hearing t More...

Drug suspect claims damning comments illegally obtained

LACONIA – The lawyer representing a New Durham man charged with possessing methamphetamine in Barnstead last Halloween claims his client was unlawfully questioned by police. More...

Opinion

Join us for Republican cruise on Lake Winnipesaukee

Editor, Citizen New Hampshire Republicans: enjoy an early start on summer by joining fellow Republicans for an evening of dinner, dancing, fun, and politics on beautiful Lake Winnipesaukee.  More...

Lessons learned?

Editor, Citizen *"The Budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled, public debt should be reduced, the arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and the assistance to foreign lands should be curtail More...

Follow up to the Moultonborough petition

Editor, Citizen Here's some follow-up to the petition in Moultonborough to make better use of two town properties; the so-called Lion's Club, and the so-called Taylor property. More...

Nation

Closings begin in 'Grim Sleeper' serial killer trial

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The "Grim Sleeper" trial was nearly over Monday after months of testimony about a serial killer targeting black women during the 1980s crack cocaine epidemic on the south side of Los Angeles. More...

3 planets orbiting dwarf star prime spots to search for life

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronomers searching for life beyond our solar system may need to look no farther than a little, feeble nearby star. More...

Man in custody after barricade at National Guard armory

PERRY HALL, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a man barricaded himself inside a National Guard armory in Maryland for about three hours before being taken into custody. No one was injured. More...

Missing teen spotted at Tilton Walmart

TILTON -- A missing teen from Salisbury was reportedly seem leaving the Tilton Walmart on Saturday. According to the New Hampshire State Police Sgt. Ron Taylor, Joyce Gilbert, 15, has been missing since about 3 p.m. More...

Students learn about jobs, help businesses

Students at Inter-Lakes take part in Career Partnership Program

MEREDITH- Students at Inter-Lakes High School have the chance to get a taste of the business world through job shadows and internships with the Career Partnership Program, and business owners and students alike say that the program has helped them im More...

Training a mustang

Local resident trains horse for competiton

MEREDITH- Jim Ogden has ample experience training horses, but he said when it comes to mustangs, every one is different. More...

Sports

Run-stoppers

Chollette, fellow seniors pace the pack at LB for UNH

Three seniors – including one of the team's leading tacklers his first two years – will lead the linebacking crew into action for the UNH football team in the fall.  More...

PSU's Brault earns LEC honor

PLYMOUTH — The starting goalie on the Plymouth State University women's lacrosse team was recognized with a top weekly honor by the Little East Conference (LEC) Monday for her performance in pair of Panther games last week. More...

Red Sox 3B Pablo Sandoval to have surgery on left shoulder

Boston Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval will have surgery on his left shoulder in the next few days.The team announced Monday the procedure will be performed by Dr. James Andrews in Florida. 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...

Entertainment

Ask Dr. K

Pain specialist can find right combination of therapies

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have been in pain since a car accident a few years ago. My doctor is very conservative in prescribing pain medication. Why not just give me what I need to feel better? More...

Astrology

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Cheryl Burke, 32; Christina Hendricks, 41; Dule Hill, 41; Kristin Lehman, 44. More...

Bridge

Have you taken all side-suit tricks?

Boris Spassky had that incredible 21-game World Chess Championship match against Bobby Fischer in 1972. Spassky said, "When you play Bobby, it is not a question if you win or lose. More...

Region

Good news, bad news for New Hampshire's low unemployment

CONCORD (AP) — There's good news and bad news for New Hampshire's low unemployment rate: It's the second-lowest in the country, but it's creating a problem for some companies that want to hire and can't find the skilled workers the More...

Engineering students compete for hybrid, electric car titles

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Dartmouth College is launching its 10th annual Formula Hybrid Competition at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway. More...

Around Town

Community health and wellness fair to take place May 14

GILFORD — On Saturday, May 14, you are invited to a free community-wide health fair that will be held from 10 a.m. More...

Lakes Region Italian Cultural Club hosts Piccolo Market

LACONIA — The April meeting of the NH Lakes Region Cultural Club took place at the Weirs Community Center on April 26 and featured the owner of Piccolo Market as the guest speaker and caterer. More...

Lakes Region Singers to offer spring concerts

GILFORD — Spring is in the air, and so is the music of the Lakes Region Singers as they rehearse a fresh and exciting program for their annual spring concerts. More...

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