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Local florist comes up roses for this year's Valentine's Day

Blooming Laconia business prepares for busy delivery day Friday

LACONIA -- If love isn't enough this Valentine's Day, one local florist is hoping a dozen red roses will do the trick.Sam Maloney is the manager of Prescott Florist in Laconia and said Valentines's Day on Sunday figures to be one of the busiest seaso More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Lionel Corno

TILTON — Lionel Corno, 90, formerly of Gilford, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016 at the New Hampshire Veterans home.Lionel was born Dec. 9, 1925 in Manchester, son of the late Freeman and Adele (Guay) Corno. More...

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Genesis receives grant to improve patient health outcomes

Genesis Behavioral Health Receives Federal Grant to Improve Health Outcomes for Patients  More...

Time running out for taxpayers to participate in tax amnesty plan

CONCORD – New Hampshire taxpayers are approaching their last chance to pay outstanding taxes without penalty and with 50 percent of accrued interest. More...

Heavy damage in Wolfeboro fire

WOLFEBORO — No one was injured during a fire in Wolfeboro on Wednesday afternoon. More...

Entertainment  Free Access 

Astrology

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Brad Keselowski, 32; Christina Ricci, 36; Darren Aronofsky, 47; Josh Brolin, 48.     More...

Hints from Heloise

 A Unique Floral Arrangement       More...

Ask Dr. K

Cognitive behavioral therapy helps overcome social phobia

DEAR DOCTOR K: I've always thought of myself as shy. But my partner thinks I may have social phobia. Could he be right?     More...

Around Town  Free Access 

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage welcomes new agent

Scott Rolfe Branch VP and Manager of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Center Harbor announced today that Bruno Coppola has joined the Center Harbor Team.Bruno and his family have been coming to the Lakes Region to enjoy all the seasonal activ More...

Gunstock Mountain Resort to Host SoulFest

GILFORD — Celebrating 19 years of Music, Love and Action, the SoulFest, will be held Aug. More...

Belknap House to hold Valentine Cookie Walk fundraiser

LACONIA — Tomorrow from noon to 3 p.m., Belknap House will hold a cookie walk fundraiser at St.André Bessette Parish Hall on Gilford Ave in Laconia. This is the day before Valentine’s Day. More...

Fire results in $70K damage to Laconia apartment house

Nine residents left homeless

LACONIA — Cooking materials left unattended on a stove ignited a fire in a three-story multi-family home late Wednesday afternoon causing $70,000 in damages.According to Laconia Fire Chief Ken Erickson, firefighters from Laconia, Gilford and Belmont More...

World Trade Center piece on public display in Tilton

N.H. Veterans Home hosts public viewings daily

U.S. ARMY VETERAN AL CUNNINGHAM sits next to a display of a piece of the World Trade Center whch is on display this month at the New Hampshire Veterans Home in Tilton. The public is invited to stop in and see the object. More...

Sports  Free Access 

Kelleher chases milestone for UNH against Vermont

DURHAM — Junior forward Tyler Kelleher is closing in on some hallowed ground as the UNH men's hockey team closes in on the end of the regular season and takes aim at nailing down home ice for the first round of the Hockey East tournament.&n More...

With Dombrowski in Boston, trades with Cashman could slow

NEW YORK — Now that he's with the Boston Red Sox, Dave Dombrowski doesn't expect to be making a lot of trades with Yankees general manager Brian Cashman. More...

NASCAR opens 2016 season without 2 of its biggest stars

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Jeff Gordon will be in the booth and Tony Stewart in a bed when theNASCAR season begins. More...

Opinion  Free Access 

John Sellers for Bristol Selectman

Editor, Citizen Hi, I’m John Sellers and I am running for Bristol Board of Selectmen. I will be having a meet and greet this Saturday morning, Feb. 13 between 8 and 11 a.m. at the Purple Pit Coffee Lounge located in downtown Bristol. More...

Lift cap on net metering

Editor, Citizen I am a frugal environmentalist. I strive to help my family live comfortably on a small budget while doing everything within my power to leave a light footprint on the earth. I am also a stay at home mom. More...

President's Day reflection: Madison and the War of 1812

Presidents Day reflections typically commemorate the exploits of two of our larger than life chief executives whose birthdays we celebrate in February — George Washington and Abraham Lincoln.  More...

Region  Free Access 

State beefs up school nursing initiative

CONCORD — A new initiative at the New Hampshire Department of Education will support school nurses with technical assistance, resources and training. More...

Hoffman-Haas Fellowships coming to Lakes Region

Program engages and prepares community leaders for nonprofit board service

The Hoffman-Haas Fellowship, conducted since 2014 in Manchester, Monadnock and on the Seacoast by the New Hampshire Center for Nonprofits, are scheduled to launch here and in Lebanon in March.Deadline for applications is Tuesday, Feb. 16. More...

Evidence in animal cruelty case admissible, judge rules

OSSIPEE – The evidence in an animal cruelty case was lawfully obtained by police and is admissible at trial, a judge has ruled.In the wake of the decision, Laurinda Miller, who formerly ran an animal rescue out of her Sweet Paws boarding and grooming More...

Nation  Free Access 

Maine landlord who killed tenants gets life in prison

ALFRED, Maine (AP) — A Maine landlord who admitted killing two tenants in 2012 following a dispute over parking spots after a snowstorm has been sentenced to life in prison.A judge in Alfred on Thursday imposed Maine's maximum penalty on 77-year-old More...

No thaw needed: Winter grants Vermont sailors an early start

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The University of Vermont sailing team usually has to wait for the ice to thaw on Lake Champlain in March before getting their boats into the water, cutting into an already tight window for practice. More...

Low snow causes havoc again with Iditarod

WASILLA, Alaska (AP) — Another low snow year in Alaska has organizers worried about where to start the world's most famous sled dog race.The Iditarod always begins with a ceremonial, fan-friendly slow jaunt along the streets and trails of Anchorage a More...

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