April 29, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Thorndike Scholarship recipients to pursue promising careers in art

LACONIA — For nine graduating high school seniors participating in the 14th annual Annalee Thorndike Art Competition, the world is about to become a grand canvas for their imagination. More...

Fire causes extensive damage to cottage in Weirs Beach

WEIRS BEACH—Fire caused extensive damage to a unoccupied cottage in Weirs Beach on Thursday morning.Lt. More...

Local

Winnisquam Regional Middle School holds first 'Career Day'

TILTON -- What do you get when you bring 18 local, state and national businesses, law enforcement, military, engineers, and services into a middle school and have every student meet with every one of them? Career Day. More...

Comedy show benefits Pemi Youth Center

PLYMOUTH — The Pemi Youth Center and Plymouth General Dentistry are proud to present "Great Comedy for a Great Cause," an adult comedy show Saturday at the Flying Monkey Performance House, 39 S. Main St. in Plymouth. More...

Chamber presents 'Shake the Lake' Conference on May 6

LACONIA -- The Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce along with Fusion NH will be presenting “Shake the Lake,” a half-day conference focusing on leadership development.  More...

Region

New report examines state economy, finds wages for many workers losing ground

CONCORD — The New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute (NHFPI) released a new report,The State of Working New Hampshire, which finds that while the Granite State economy appears to be f More...

Around Town

Foley Oil & Propane in Belmont to host May Chamber Networking Event

LACONIA — Foley Oil & Propane will host the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce’s next Meet and Greet Event on Thursday, May 12 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at 39 Old State Road, Belmont (Belknap Mall south entrance). Come by from 4:30-6:30 p.m. More...

Concord Chamber to present Small Business Basics workshop

CONCORD — In celebration of Small Business Month, the Concord Chamber will present “Small Business Basics,” an interactive summit that will feature the best practices for getting a new small business launched or fine tuning your existing small busine More...

Ex-deputy convicted of coercing inmate into sex

LACONIA – A jury of nine men and three women deliberated for about an hour and a half on Thursday before finding a former Belknap County Deputy Sheriff guilty of using his position of authority to coerce a female inmate he was transporting to prison More...

County officials talk jail, drug epidemic

LACONIA- In an effort by Belknap County to get the word out about the new community corrections center and efforts being made to halt the drug problem in the area, various county officials were on WEMJ’s Community Forum on Wednesday evening to discus More...

Volunteers receive praise from NH Humane Society

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Sports

Clawing out a victory

Short-handed Golden Eagles top Newport 4-2

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H.S. Roundup: Lachapelle blast lifts Gilford to win

GILFORD — Defense and pitching is the key to success on the softball diamond.On Thursday, the Golden Eagles got both and a big hit as sophomore Jillian Lachapelle belted a walk-off home run in the last of the eighth inning — giving the Golden Eagles More...

PSU baseball upends rival Keene State

PLYMOUTH — Sophomore Abrie Davis (Amherst) had three hits and two RBI in the opener, and senior Nicole Abreu (Hudson) hit a grand slam and knocked in five runs in the nightcap Thursday afternoon as Plymouth State Univers More...

Opinion

Special meeting needed for Moultonborough

Editor, Citizen There is a petition in Moultonborough, for a Special Town Meeting. This is not a "Communications" Meeting, as has been held in years past. More...

SB 381 bad proposal for state

Editor, Citizen As recycling has become normal in every household, it has become clear that we must reduce our waste to see the full potential of recycling. More...

Gilford Farmers Market opening June 18

Editor, Citizen The 2nd annual Gilford’ Farmers Market is reopening on Saturday, June 18.Gilford is now accepting vendor applications for its weekly Farmers Markets this summer. More...

Nation

Family: 2 Palestinian siblings slain by Israel without cause

QATANA, West Bank — Palestinian siblings gunned down at a West Bank checkpoint after approaching Israeli troops — with knives, according to Israel — were needlessly killed and could More...

South Korea: Suspected midrange North Korean missiles fail

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea attempted unsuccessfully to launch two suspected powerful intermediate-range missiles on Thursday, South Korean defense officials said, bringing the More...

Ohio massacre: 1 family, 8 dead, hundreds of tips, 0 answers

PIKETON, Ohio — From her house on Union Hill Road, Brittany Barker heard the first sirens first thing in the morning. She looked out and saw four police vehicles rush past. That was only the beginning. More...

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