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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...

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...

Local

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...

Tilton's Black Swan Inn hosts refined 'Downton Abbey' garden party

TILTON—The genteel and sophisticated life of British aristocracy of the 1910s and 1920s as portrayed in the hit PBS-TV show "Downton Abbey" was celebrated for a few hours on Sunday afternoon at the Black Swan Inn in Tilton. 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...

Rescuers free driver trapped by early morning accident

LACONIA -- Rescuers were able to free a driver that was injured and trapped inside her car in Laconia early Monday morning. More...

Fire consumes Moultonborough residence

Seven different departments assist in battling blaze

MOULTONBOROUGH -- A home valued at $1.8 million was destroyed by fire over the weekend in Moultonborough. 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

Personal observations about Laconia's parking situation

Editor, Citizen I have been asked repeatedly to share the opinion of the Downtown Laconia residents, employees, customers and merchants about parking, in my capacity as president of the Laconia Main Street Initiative.  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...

Terrorists shouldn't be able to buy guns

As we grapple with the aftermath of the worst terrorist attack on our soil since 9/11, where an individual who pledged allegiance to ISIS purchased firearms even after being investigated twice by the FBI, we must set politics aside and take acti More...

Nation

Primary odd couple pushes to unite Democratic party

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

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