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Laconia fire calls shrink during May

LACONIA — Calls for emergency service from the Laconia Fire Department fell in May from the same month a year ago. More...

Shaker School Board member expresses concern about graduation rate

CANTERBURY—The Shaker Regional School District Board of Education attended to a number of routine matters  at its meeting Tuesday night at the Canterbury Elementary School. More...

Sports

Over the hump

Muskrats climb over .500 with 4-2 win over Bay Sox

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LR Girls Softball captures 12U District I title

To Host State Tournament July 8-10

LACONIA — For the Lakes Region Girls Softball 12U All-Star team, it starts with pitching and defense.Lakes Region had both working, combined with some timely hitting, to capture the District I tournament championship and a berth in the State Tourname More...

Frozen Fenway

UNH men's hockey to play Northeastern at Fenway in January

BOSTON – The City of Boston, Hockey East Association and Fenway Sports Management (FSM) announced Wednesday that the University of New Hampshire men's hockey team will take on Northeastern University January 14, 2017 at Fenway Park. More...

Police Logs

Plymouth Police Log

PLYMOUTH— The Plymouth Police Department responded to 352 calls for service from June 13 to June 19.Police arrested Timothy Dearborn, 31, of Plymouth for receiving stolen property.Police arrested an adult male, 45, of Plymouth for involuntary emergen More...

Plymouth Police Log

The Plymouth Police Department responded to 326 calls for service from June 20 to June 26.Police issued a summons to Steven Dearborn, 65, of Plymouth for open container and alcohol related protective custody.Police arrested Lee Fletcher, 28, of Plymo More...

Gilmanton Police Log

The Gilmanton Police Department responded to 129 calls for service from June 12 to June 25.Police arrested Timothy Hogan, 20, of Gilmanton for unlawful possession of alcohol.Police arrested Hayden Moon, 24, of Gilmanton possession of controlled drug. More...

Nation

North America leaders defend free trade, resist isolationism

OTTAWA, Ontario — The leaders of the United States, Canada and Mexico pushed back Wednesday on calls for walling off their nations from free trade, arguing that more commerce with the outside world is inevitable and will deliver me More...

West Virginia flood: Stormy morning turns into a nightmare

RAINELLE, W.Va. — Penny McClure eyed the creek swelling up behind the Go Mart as she worked her shift on the morning of June 23. It didn't seem ominous. Just an unpleasant, rainy day in West Virginia.  More...

Crews rescue trapped motorist in Belmont

BELMONT — Teamwork made the difference and helped save a motorist Thursday morning in Belmont.According to Laconia/Belmont Fire Chief Ken Erickson, firefighters and rescue personnel were notified at 5:56 a.m. More...

Summer events aplenty for NLRA

Boat parade takes place on July 3, Lake Week on July 23 to 30

BRISTOL- The Newfound Lake Region Association has a busy summer ahead of them, with events starting as soon as July 3 where the annual boat parade will take place. More...

Defendant taps retirement account to pay back over half of stolen funds

CONCORD – Under the terms of a proposed plea deal a former accountant for the N.H. More...

Woman sold drugs causing Laconia death

CONCORD – A Manchester woman who pleaded guilty to heroin possession and sales charges sold the drugs responsible for a fatal overdose in Laconia, according to a DEA report. More...

Sports Galleries

Cantin's vs Piche's

Babe Ruth League 06/29/16

To view high resolution pictures of these images log on to www.vlphoto.smugmug.com . Click on gallery to view (A J Laramie Babe Ruth) then click on the small triangle to view the slideshow. More...

Local

Reckess Hummer driver asks judge to overturn verdict

LACONIA – A Meredith man convicted of driving at nearly twice the speed limit on Parade Road and failing to stop for police was sentenced to serve 18 months in jail and fined $3,720 but his defense attorney is asking that a portion of More...

Newfound Middle School honor roll

NEWFOUND— The Newfound Memorial Middle School released the honor roll for the 4th term of the 2016 school year.8th GradeHigh Honors: Ashlynn Hatch, Bailey Jenness, Evelyn Cutting, Kasandra McClay, Kyle Rosendahl. More...

Tilton couple toasts 70th wedding anniversary

TILTON — June 22, 1946 marked a milestone in aviation history as it was the first time that mail was delivered in the United States by a jet airplane. It also was a day to remember for a special couple reciting their wedding vows in Tilton. More...

Opinion

Grateful for Moultonborough firefighters

Editor, Citizen Friday night June 24 shortly after 8 p.m., a fire started in a home on Long Island’s Captains Walk (in Moultonboro). More...

Sanbornton office water not safe to drink?

Editor, Citizen On June 3, the H.L. Turner Group submitted their evaluation/study of two of the town's buildings to the Sanbornton Board of Selectmen.   More...

A day for the history books at the Belknap Mill

Editor, Laconia In the late 1960’s and early 1970’s, Peter S. Karagianis led the charge to save and preserve the Belknap Mill from its almost certain fate: to make way for 14 parking spaces. More...

Lakes Food and Entertainment

Ask Dr. K

Cardiology subspecialists cover a range of heart problems

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have high cholesterol and high blood pressure, so I know I'm at increased risk for heart disease. More...

Astrology

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Michael Phelps, 31; Monica Potter, 45; Mike Tyson, 50; David Alan Grier, 61.  More...

Bridge

Have you seen this play before?

Bennett Cerf, one of the founders of Random House, said, "Middle age is when your old classmates are so gray and wrinkled and bald that they don't recognize you." One reason bridge experts make fewer mistakes than other players is recognition. More...

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