July 1, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Sanbornton seeks new town administrator

SANBORNTON- Town officials are in the process of finding a new town administrator with hopes to fill the position before the town’s contract with Municipal Resources, Inc. (MRI) expires at the end of July. More...

Local

Shaker School Board addresses confusion over volunteer list

CANTERBURY—The Shaker Regional School District Board of Education spent a significant portion of its time on Tuesday night discussing the confusion that has resulted in placing persons on the official volunteer list for school district summer sports More...

Fighting against discrimination

LACONIA — Discrimination is a statewide issue that is becoming increasingly and disturbingly common.The New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights reminds the state that discrimination is against various state and federal law. More...

WOW trail sponsors now able to invest with granite pavers

Engraved pavers available for $1,000 donation for Phase 2

LACONIA— The time has come to leave your mark on the WOW trail.Local businesses and community members have the chance to purchase a granite paver for the WOW trail, and carve their name into the trail's success.The paver will be placed behind the dow More...

Lakes Food and Entertainment

Ask Dr. K

Research has changed some dietary advice for infants

DEAR DOCTOR K: I thought I knew what solid foods to give my baby, and when to give them. But the recommendations seem to change constantly. What do I need to know?   More...

Astrology

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Trai Byers, 33; Liv Tyler, 39; Missy Elliott, 45; Pamela Anderson, 49.  More...

Bridge

Stock market ploy at the bridge table

Several top bridge experts have been successful traders in the stock and options markets. They understand that the market is volatile, but if a small investment eventually gives a large return, a few paltry losses along the way are no big deal.  More...

Region

Investigation continues into cause of death of dead whale

RYE (AP) — Biologists have begun investigating what killed an 18-year-old humpback whale that washed ashore in New Hampshire. More...

Hassan issues anti-discrimination order on gender identity

CONCORD (AP) — New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan has issued an executive order prohibiting discrimination in state government on the basis of gender identity or gender expression. More...

Nation

Palestinian kills Israeli girl, 13, sleeping in her bedroom

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian youth sneaked into a fortified Jewish settlement in the West Bank on Thursday, broke into a home and stabbed to death a 13-year-old Israeli-American girl as she slept in bed before frantic security guards arrived and ki More...

Government urges owners of old Hondas to get air bags fixed

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government is urging owners of 313,000 older Hondas and Acuras to stop driving them and get them repaired after new tests found that their Takata air bag inflators are extremely dangerous. More...

Congregational Church celebrates project

LACONIA- About 30 members of the community gathered outside of the Laconia Congregational Church in celebration of the $850,000 worth of donations and renovations, which included modernizing the kitchen, improving various common rooms, adding windows More...

Amputee swims width of Newfound Lake

Mike Welch raises awareness about the dangers of drinking and driving

HEBRON- Mike Welch has an amputated leg but he hasn’t let that stop him. On Thursday morning Welch swam a two-and-a-half mile stretch of Newfound Lake as his colleagues, loved ones and members of the Newfound Lake Region Association cheered him on. More...

Sports

Signs of life

Laconia 9/10 All-Stars improve in loss to Somersworth

LACONIA — It’s been a struggle at the plate so far for both the Laconia and Somersworth 9/10-year-old Little League teams.The two teams, who combined for four runs in dropping their first two games, were hoping the bats would come to life when t More...

Cash prize taken home in Meredith Rotary Golf Tournament

MEREDITH — The ninth annual Meredith Rotary Scholarship Golf Tournament teed off last weekend and one lucky golfer left with a little extra cash in his pocket. More...

Alton Post 72 falls to Milford on walk-off

MILFORD — It was a frustrating afternoon on the diamond for the Alton Post 72 American Junior Legion Baseball team on Thursday.In a contest that began with Alton exploding for five runs in the third en route to a 8-3 lead through the first five innin More...

Opinion

Time to declare independence from corporate tax dodging

Marchers in this year’s 4th of July parades in small towns across America will pass a variety of Main Street businesses: barber shops, restaurants, computer repair services. More...

Typical liberal nonsense

Editor, Citizen The Democrats are having a sit in for gun control.  They want to control my ability to defend myself, my family and property.There was a terrorist attack in Orlando.  He, like all terrorists, wanted to kill, maim and hurt as More...

Pre-order now for Jewish Food Festival

Editor, Citizen More...