September 26, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

NASCAR races draw thousands

LOUDON- Thousands of hardcore NASCAR fans rolled into New Hampshire Motor Speedway last week in anticipation for the weekend’s races and festivities, which culminated with the Bad Boy Off Road 300 as part of the Spring Cup Series. More...

New library director focuses on kindness in Plymouth

PLYMOUTH- Diane Lynch has always felt that being kind and personable is the way to be when running a library, and fortunately for Pease Public Library she plans to take this kindness right into the director role which she recently started. More...

Judge to weigh request to close crematorium

Funeral home owners say allegations are slanderous

MEREDITH – The owners of a now defunct motorcycle museum will appear in court next week in an effort to convince a judge to either order the temporary shutdown of an abutting crematorium or to ban its use between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. More...

Sports

Harvick wins at New Hampshire to advance to 2nd round

LOUDON — Kevin Harvick won Sunday at New Hampshire to earn a spot in the second round of the NASCAR Sprint Cup playoffs, pulling away off a restart a year after a late loss at the track.Harvick ran out of fuel late last year to lose and fac More...

High School Roundup: Laconia volleyball rallies in homecoming match

VOLLEYBALLLACONIA 3, CONVAL 2LACONIA —FIELD HOCKEYNEWFOUND 5, LACONIA 0LACONIA — More...

Arnold Palmer dies at 87, made golf popular for masses

Arnold Palmer brought a country club sport to the masses with a hard-charging style, charisma and a commoner's touch. At ease with both presidents and the golfing public, and on a first-name basis with both, "The King" died Sunday in Pittsburgh. More...

Opinion

Kudos to Putnam Fund

Editor, Citizen I would like to express my appreciation and gratitude to the Putnam Fund for making the arrangements to bring Peter Noone and Herman's Hermits to Laconia last Friday night.This was an incredible show and I believe everyone who attende More...

Sad over loss of The Citizen

Editor, Citizen I am writing to express my sadness at the demise of The Citizen. I have read it and its former titles for many years. More...

Presidential Election and the Supreme Court

The Presidential Election on Nov. 8 will change the direction of our country for many generations to come, not merely for four or eight years, because the new president will have the duty to nominate so many justices to the U.S. More...

Nation

Restored historic ship returning to once-devastated seaport

NEW YORK — After a yearlong renovation, an iron-hulled sailing ship built in 1885 is returning to New York City's seaport district as the centerpiece of a museum that is making a comeback after having the wind knocked out of its sa More...

McDonald's testing Happy Meals for breakfast

NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's is considering another addition to its all-day breakfast menu: Happy Meals. More...

MH370 wreckage hunter won't give up until mystery

CANBERRA, Australia — The fedora, the bomber jacket and the consuming quest invite comparisons to Indiana Jones. More...

Fire caused by electrical wiring issue

NORTHFIELD- Tilton-Northfield Fire and EMS crews are being credited for saving the majority of a two-story single family home that caught fire in the middle of the night on Sunday. More...

Shroud of Turin remains a mystery

Expert Bill Wingard spoke at Sacred Heart in Laconia

LACONIA- The Shroud of Turin is one of the world’s greatest mysteries, as it is said to be the burial shroud of Jesus Christ that actually has markings of his face and body. More...

I-Lakes PTO Walk-A-Thon expected to raise $10,000

MEREDITH- The Inter-lakes High School track and field were filled with teachers, children and their families on Sunday afternoon for the ninth annual Inter-Lakes PTO Walk-A-Thon, which is expected to raise around $10,000. More...

District 2 State Senate candidates address heroin and opioid crisis

LACONIA—The two candidates in the District 2 State Senate race—Democrat Charlie Chandler and Republican Bob Giuda—are in fundamental agreement over the severity of the state's heroin and opioid crisis, and both are calling for a major state governmme More...

Sports Galleries

AustinDillon

Some of the Chase for the Nascar Cup contenders

Friday September 23, 2016

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Franklin vs. Winnisquam Football

Saturday Sept. 17, 2016

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Local

Wetlands Walk work session needs volunteers

GILFORD— Work is needed on the Wetlands Walk at Gunstock Mountain Resort and volunteers are needed.This event is suitable for all ages, the last sessions bringing in volunteers from age 10 to 87.Volunteers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a More...

Daniel Plan sessions to take place Oct. 14

GILFORD— The 40-day journey to a healthier lifestlye comes from the upcoming Daniel Plan sessions.For any who are overweight, have high blood-pressure, diabetes, arthritis or are unhappy with their well-being, the Daniel PLan is your next step.From t More...

Police Logs

Laconia District Court

LACONIA – Judge James M. Carroll IV heard the following cases in the 4th Circuit, District Division Laconia Court: Sept. 12 More...

Business

Investing in New Hampshire forum to take place in Plymouth

PLYMOUTH — A recent article on Forbes.com noted that questions about impact investing have undergone a significant shift, from “What is impact investing?” to “How do I do impact investing?” More...

Stocks move lower as energy, technology stocks fall

NEW YORK — U.S. stock indexes closed moderately lower on Friday following three days of gains. Several technology stocks traded heavily, including Yahoo, Twitter and Facebook. More...

Lakes Food and Entertainment

Patterson pulls 'The Murder of Stephen King'

NEW YORK — James Patterson has decided that an upcoming novel, "The Murder of Stephen King," wasn't a good idea after all and is having the scheduled Nov. 1 publication withdrawn.  More...

'Magnificent Seven' rides Denzel's star power to $35M debut

NEW YORK — Antoine Fuqua's "The Magnificent Seven" remake rode the star power of Denzel Washington to an estimated $35 million debut, topping North American ticket sales over the weekend.  More...

Dr. K

GOOD PAIR OF GLASSES WILL CORRECT MOST CASES OF ASTIGMATISM      DEAR DOCTOR K: At my last visit, my eye doctor told me I have astigmatism. He told me what that means, but I still don't really understand what it is. More...

Region

More all-terrain riders means officers' resources challenged

CONCORD — More all-terrain vehicle riders are being seen on New Hampshire trails — and now, on some local and state roads — and the Fish and Game Department's 42 conservation officers are feeling a bit stretched.  More...

Around Town

Taylor Community continues 2016 series

LACONIA— The taylor Community contines their 2016 Concert Series with Trio Veritas.Scheduled for 3 p.m. in the Woodside Building on Oct. More...