Fundraiser to be held for Plymouth fire victims

Community cookout takes place on May 31

PLYMOUTH- A fire in the Fox Park Apartments on Saturday has left 17 people, including eight children, displaced from their homes has prompted two local organizations to team up to raise funds to help get the victims back on their feet. More...

Posted 5/25/2016 04:02 PM

Gilford man who kept woman in chains sentenced

LACONIA – A Gilford man who terrorized a woman by chaining her to the floor at gunpoint was sentenced to 10 to 20 years in prison on Wednesday.“This is serious stuff. More...

Posted 5/25/2016 04:01 PM

Portsmouth fire boat gift to Gilford dead in the water

GILFORD—Portsmouth's gift of a $350,000 fire boat to the town of Gilford is dead in the water.Gilford Fire Chief Stephen Carrier regretfully informed the town's board of selectmen Wednesday night that the Portsmouth City Council has backed out of its More...

Posted 5/25/2016 08:09 PM

Citizen editor speaks at Taylor Community tonight

LACONIA — Citizen editor Ed Pierce will share stories from a four-decade career as a journalist in a special presentation at the Taylor Community's Woodside Building tonight.Pierce joined The Citizen staff in March 2014 from Melbourne, Fla., and duri More...

Posted 5/24/2016 02:01 PM

PSU to host groundbreaking for new Merril Place today

PLYMOUTH- Plymouth State University will be hosting a groundbreaking celebration today to kick off the construction of the new state-of-the art Merrill Place Residence Hall and Conference Center that is scheduled to be open in fall 2017. More...

Posted 5/24/2016 05:05 PM

Judge rules against homeowner in Governors Island dispute

LACONIA—Belknap County Superior Court Judge James O'Neill has ruled decisively against Laconia homeowner Richard Homsi in his four-year dispute with the Governors Island Club, but Homsi is vowing to fight on.In a ruling issued May 19, Judge O'Neill&n More...

Posted 5/24/2016 02:09 PM

93rd Laconia Motorcycle Week

Schedule of Events

93RD LACONIA MOTORCYCLE WEEKSaturday, June 11Rally Headquarters Open8 a.m.June 11 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 amCornerstone Outreach Ministries:June 11 @ 8:00 am - June 19 @ 6:00 pmRally Kickoff BreakfastJune 11 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 More...

Posted 5/23/2016 01:29 PM

Child molestation suspect will remain behind bars

FRANKLIN – A judge refused to lower the $75,000 cash only bail keeping a Sanbornton man charged with sexually molesting a child behind bars following a court hearing on Monday.Michael Lennox, 48, appeared in the 6th Circuit District Division Franklin More...

Posted 5/23/2016 07:20 PM

17 people displaced after Plymouth fire

PLYMOUTH- An apartment was completely destroyed and several others were damaged in a fire on Saturday afternoon at the Fox Park Apartment complex, leaving 17 people displaced. More...

Posted 5/22/2016 10:52 AM

New Meredith Sculpture Walk installations coming in June

MEREDITH- The Meredith Sculpture Walk is coming up on its third year in existence and Chair Bev Lapham said when putting out a call to artists they have had more interest than ever with new installations ready to go starting at the beginning of June. More...

Posted 5/22/2016 01:42 PM

Dr. Kelley to be honored at ILES

He will retire after 32 years in education

MEREDITH — Inter-Lakes Elementary School Principal Dr. More...

Posted 5/20/2016 03:47 PM

Mutemath to play at Bank of NH Pavilion on June 18

GILFORD — For Darren King, playing music has been a musical outlet to let out aggression, soothe the soul and be ultimately therapeutic. More...

Posted 5/20/2016 04:33 PM

Jordan's Ice Creamery to open shop in Laconia

Shop near Funspot is expected to open in July

LACONIA- Jordan’s Ice Creamery has been a staple of the Belmont community for more than two decades and now they will expand their business into Laconia with a shop located at the former site of Funspot’s miniature golf course with the opening slated More...

Posted 5/20/2016 02:26 PM

Busted in Belknap

MAY 20, 2016

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Posted 5/20/2016 06:51 AM

Camp Van Go links fitness, artistic pursuits for kids

Registration open for two different sessions this summer in Laconia

LACONIA — It's not far-fetched to make a connection between physical actitivty and artistic skills and that link will be explored once again this summer in a unique camp for children in Laconia. More...

Posted 5/19/2016 02:07 PM

LRVNA honors local community members

MEREDITH- Lakes Region Visiting Nurse Association honored several members of the community during their annual meeting on Wednesday afternoon. More...

Posted 5/18/2016 06:20 PM

Laconia student wraps up U.S. Naval Academy studies

Robbie Vachon earns commission as Second Lieutenant in U.S. Marine Corps

ANNAPOLIS, Md. —  Thanks to the guidance of some outstanding role models and lots of late night study sessions, Laconia's Robbie Vachon will be part of the U.S. More...

Posted 5/18/2016 01:04 PM

LRGHealthcare honors EMS and providers

LACONIA—Lakes Region General Hospital Health Care presented awards to emergency medical providers and technicians in a ceremony attended by about 50 people Wednesday night at the Bean Conference Center in Laconia.This is EMS Week and the theme is "EM More...

Posted 5/18/2016 08:25 PM

Karagianis leaves genuine lasting legacy

'Mr. Laconia' passes away at age 99

LACONIA — One of the most influential figures of recent Laconia history has died and leave behind a lasting legacy of community involvement and love for the the city.Peter S. More...

Posted 5/17/2016 03:42 PM

Meredith Library Trustees vote to move town library

Location is to be determined later

MEREDITH- The Meredith Public Library will be moving out of its current building and into a site to be named later following a 5-2 vote in favor of the plan by the Library Trustees on Tuesday morning. More...

Posted 5/17/2016 03:08 PM

Meredith selectmen considering residential lot unmerger

MEREDITH- The board of selectmen are considering the approval of unmerging a lot owned by Brad Leighton, which as long as there is no evidence of a voluntary merge, the town will need to fulfill the obligation according to a state law that sunsets at More...

Posted 5/17/2016 01:52 PM

Alton has paid for previous lawsuit dismissal

ALTON – While keeping Jeffrey Clay quiet at a selectman’s meeting cost the town $40,000 that settlement pales in comparison to the $165,000 the municipality paid out to a Laconia man. More...

Posted 5/17/2016 05:52 PM

Indecent exposure results in maximum prison sentence

LACONIA - A man who a jury convicted of exposing himself to a group of children near Lake Opechee in the fall of 2014 has been given the maximum sentence. More...

Posted 5/17/2016 05:56 PM

Dining out for a cause

Restaurant tabs help boost Got Lunch! Laconia annual kickoff

LACONIA — Popular radio personality Pat Kelly knows a good deal when he sees it and on Monday afternoon, he was enjoying a meal at T-Bones in Laconia and helping feed hungry children in Laconia this summer in the process. More...

Posted 5/16/2016 04:29 PM

Church

'Holy Fire,' fireworks: Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — With "Holy Fire," fireworks and solemn Masses, Orthodox Christians around the world celebrated Easter on Sunday, commemorating the day followers believe that Jesus was resurrected more than 2,000 years ago. More...

Posted 5/6/2016 03:05 PM

Pastor strengthened as ALS keeps her from leading church

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Posted 5/6/2016 01:47 PM

Prince found happiness as a Jehovah's Witness

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Posted 5/6/2016 01:21 PM

Obituaries   Free Access  

Jayne Schabacker Brown

THORNTON — Jayne Schabacker Brown, 58, died Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016, comfortably in her home surrounded by her loving family after a valiant fight against cancer. Jayne was born April 22, 1957 in Denville N.J. More...

Posted 2/25/2016 05:01 PM

Walter Goodwin

LACONIA — Walter Harry Goodwin 98, of Wellington Drive died Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016 at Lakes Region General Hospital.Walter was born July 12, 1917 in Haverhill,  son to the late Earle L. and Lillian (Hartley) Goodwin. More...

Posted 2/25/2016 04:51 PM

Walter Goodwin

LACONIA — Walter Harry Goodwin 98, of Wellington Drive died Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016 at Lakes Region General Hospital.Walter was born July 12, 1917 in Haverhill, son to the late Earle L. and Lillian (Hartley) Goodwin. More...

Posted 2/25/2016 04:46 PM

Local

Seniors and teens have a good time at Gilford High dance

GILFORD—Youngsters and oldsters got together to have a good time at the Gilford High School on Wednesday.A "senior/senior" prom was held in the cafeteria in the early evening with a dinner served followed by dancing. More...

Posted 5/25/2016 10:48 PM

Equality Alliance Club for LGBT students approved by Shaker School Board

BELMONT—The Shaker Regional School District Board of Education gave unanimous approval on Tuesday to the charter and creation of an Equality Alliance Club at Belmont High School. More...

Posted 5/25/2016 04:55 PM

Student At Risk Survey discussed at Shaker School Board meeting

BELMONT—A Youth Risk Behavior survey taken by Belmont High School students last year and released early last month was discussed at a meeting of the Shaker Regional School District Board of Education on Tuesday night.Jen Gagnon, student assistance pr More...

Posted 5/25/2016 03:26 PM

History

McKeever wins,Council vote illegal

LACONIA — City councilors “acted illegally when they fired City Manager Daniel McKeever, a Superior Court judge said” in a ruling issued, May 23, 1991, The Citizen reported, 25 years ago this week. Justice James J. Barry Jr. More...

Posted 5/15/2016 07:24 PM

Brief filed opposing Weirs secession

LACONIA —  City Solicitor James Burke had filed a 29-page brief outlining the city’s opposition on legal grounds to secession of Weirs Beach, The Citizen reported, 25 years ago this week. The memorandum of law was sent to the Supreme Court More...

Posted 5/15/2016 07:21 PM

School Board OKs $478K contract

LACONIA — The School Board approved a three-year contract with the teacher’s union “that officials say will be able to be funded within the context of the city’s tax cap through the cutting of a key administrative special education position,” The Cit More...

Posted 5/15/2016 07:19 PM

Lakes Food

A summer spin on the grilled cheese sandwich

Several weeks ago when we rolled out the grill for the first time of the season, there was much joy.  What to grill first?  Ribs?  Burgers?  Pizza?  So many choices. More...

Posted 5/24/2016 03:38 PM

Bruschetta, 3 ways, for a satisfying picnic main dish

There are few dishes more elemental and satisfying than bruschetta.  A mainstay at many Italian restaurants, it's an appetizer comprising slices of grilled bread adorned with any number of toppings.  According to Italian cookbook author Mar More...

Posted 5/24/2016 03:35 PM

Grilled vegetables put a new spin on shrimp salad

The all-grilled salad has become a staple in our house over the years - it's versatile, easy, has minimal cleanup, and of course, it's right up our healthy-eating alley. More...

Posted 5/17/2016 02:57 PM

Puzzles

Sudoku

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Celebrity Cipher

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Posted 5/26/2016 11:37 AM

Around Town

Dr. Leo Sanfaçon donates Maheux painting to Belknap Mill Society

LACONIA — The Belknap Mill Society is delighted to thank Dr. Leo Sanfaçon for his generous donation of the original painting Mill Street in 1867, by Betty-Jeanne Maheux. For many years, Mill Street in 1867 was a bright addition to Dr. More...

Posted 5/23/2016 07:29 PM

Golfers and sponsors sought for 4th annual memorial golf tournament

MOULTONBOROUGH — The 4th Annual Lindsey Frank Memorial Golf Tournament has announced that thisyear's event will be held June 17, 2016. This year it will be hosted by Ridgewood Country Club in Moultonborough. More...

Posted 5/23/2016 07:28 PM

Gilford Elementary School donates to Got Lunch program

Gilford Elementary School students and staff collected a total of 870 cans of fruits and vegetables for Gilford Got Lunch program as part of the Early Act Club's annual food drive.  In addition, the Early Act Club made a cash donation to bring t More...

Posted 5/23/2016 07:26 PM

Nation

11 states sue over Obama's school transgender directive

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity. More...

Posted 5/25/2016 03:37 PM

Bank of Canada: Economy will shrink due to Alberta wildfires

TORONTO — Canada's central bank said Wednesday the Canadian economy will shrink in the second quarter because of Alberta's devastating wildfires, which shut down its oil sands production. More...

Posted 5/25/2016 03:32 PM

Jet searched as precaution at LAX over 'non-credible' threat

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A SWAT team with guns drawn screened a jet as a precaution Tuesday at Los Angeles International Airport after a non-credible threat was received about the flight from Houston, officials said.  More...

Posted 5/24/2016 04:08 PM

Misc

Honored For Public Service

A BOUQUET OF WILDFLOWERS is presented by Center Harbor Selectman Harry Viens to Ingrid Smith in recognition of her 30 years of service as Supervisor of the Checklist during Wednesday's annual Town More...

Posted 3/10/2016 12:51 PM

Full Metal Jacket

PRESIDENTIAL FRONTRUNNER DONALD TRUMP'S TRADEMARK HAIR is showcased in this metal sculpture on display at Toad Hall an art gallery in one of the many historic buildings that line Central Street i More...

Posted 3/8/2016 04:37 PM

Lakes Region Business Resource Fair

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Posted 2/11/2016 05:43 PM

Copper theft suspects arrested at State School property

LACONIA -- Two suspects from Nashua were arrested by Laconia Police on the grounds of the former State School property on Tuesday stemming from the theft of copper from one of the buildings there. More...

Posted 5/25/2016 05:48 AM

Plight of abandoned puppies moves Humane Society staff

Animals dumped in crates without food or water Tuesday

LACONIA — Under the cover of darkness, nine mixed-breed puppies were abandoned in crates near the driveway to the New Hampshire Humane Society on Meredith Center Road in Laconia overnight Tuesday and their plight has deeply moved staff and volunteers More...

Posted 5/25/2016 03:28 PM

Jury verdict stands in deputy rape case

LACONIA – A former Belknap County Deputy Sheriff convicted of raping an inmate he was driving to the state prison for woman, has lost his bid to have the jury’s verdict overturned. More...

Posted 5/25/2016 12:49 PM

PSU breaks ground on Merrill Place project

PLYMOUTH- Construction is officially underway on the new state-of-the-art building at Plymouth State University called Merrill Place Residence Hall and Conference Center, with various members of the community involved in groundbreaking celebration. More...

Posted 5/25/2016 04:53 PM

Custodian accused of child molestation

FRANKLIN – A part-time custodian at the Pines Community Center has been arrested on child molestation charges and a prosecutor told a judge on Tuesday that the investigation is continuing and that more alleged victims have been identified and that ad More...

Posted 5/24/2016 01:14 PM

Meredith Library Planning Committee eyes potential sites

MEREDITH- The Meredith Public Library Planning Committee met on Tuesday morning where they discussed potential sites for a new library, and while nothing is set in stone with plenty of work to be done, they are eyeing three potential sites around tow More...

Posted 5/24/2016 04:56 PM

Preparations for Colonial Theatre renovation proceeding smoothly

Elaborate artwork inside 102-year-old facility in good shape

LACONIA — It may not look like much is going on from the outside, but preparation work to restore the Colonial Theatre has been proceeding smoothly for the past several months. More...

Posted 5/24/2016 05:05 PM

Laconia City Council approves WOW Trail Phase 2

LACONIA -- After years of planning and fundraising, the green light was given Monday night to launch construction of the second phase of the WOW Trail through Laconia to the Belmont town line. More...

Posted 5/24/2016 05:29 AM

Tilton Police charge suspected drug dealer

TILTON --Police in Tilton have arrested a suspected drug dealer and charged her with the illegal sales of methamphetamine.  More...

Posted 5/24/2016 08:12 AM

Interim Shaker School Superintendent welcomed

BELMONT—The new interim superintendent for the Shaker Regional School District (SAU 80), Michael Tursi, was welcomed by the public during a meet and greet session at Belmont High School on Monday night. More...

Posted 5/23/2016 09:02 PM

Students at Holy Trinity celebrate 'May Crowning'

LACONIA — One of the most beloved figures in the Catholic faith was honored by students at Holy Trinity Catholic School on Monday morning. More...

Posted 5/23/2016 03:07 PM

Learning about bicycle safety

Laconia Kiwanis holds annual Bike Rodeo and Safety Day

LACONIA- Bicycle safety is important for children to know, and each year Laconia Kiwanis gives back to the children of the Lakes Region by holding their Bike Rodeo and Safety Day at Opechee Park where children can received a new helmet and possibly w More...

Posted 5/22/2016 12:37 PM

Hiking to raise funds, end child sex trafficking

Love 146 is holding two events over Memorial Day Weekend

ALTON — Memorial Day Weekend marks the unofficial beginning of summer and many hikers will be making their way to Mount Major. More...

Posted 5/22/2016 03:00 PM

Ash fallout accusations prompt lawsuit

Funeral home owner asks court to stop neighbor's claims

LACONIA – The owner of a Meredith funeral home has filed a lawsuit against his neighbor claiming repeated false accusations about the operation of his crematorium has defamed him and his business. More...

Posted 5/20/2016 02:54 PM

Laconia seeks lifeguards for summer season

LACONIA — Warmer weather is here to stay and it won't be long before Laconia residents start visiting the beach to go swimming. More...

Posted 5/20/2016 04:11 PM

Franklin Police track down two wanted fugitives

FRANKLIN — Police in Franklin have captured and arrested a pair of wanted fugitives from Concord.According to Franklin Police Chief David Goldstein, officers arrested Arianna Beaulieu and Christopher Engelhardt of Concord on Thursday. More...

Posted 5/20/2016 01:18 PM

Belknap County below national average for weekly wages

LACONIA—The National Bureau of Labor Statistics has released numbers which show how the average weekly wage in Belknap County stacks up against other counties in New Hampshire and across the nation at large.The statistics indicate that the weekly wag More...

Posted 5/20/2016 04:34 PM

Suspect charged in sexual assaults of Sanbornton child

SANBORNTON — Police in Sanbornton have arrested a suspect who they say repeatedly sexually assaulted a young girl over a three-year span.Sanbornton Police Chief Stephen Hankard said officers made the arrest Tuesday on a warrant for three counts of ag More...

Posted 5/18/2016 09:14 AM

Campton woman charged in Plymouth theft

PLYMOUTH – A Campton woman has been arrested for stealing cash and a cell phone from a patient at a local health care facility and police are investigating whether the suspect may have committed other thefts at Speare Memorial Hospital. More...

Posted 5/18/2016 11:45 AM

LRVNA and Pemi Baker Community Health plan to join forces, optimize community care

Two organizations hope to merge after state approval

MEREDITH — The Lakes Region Visiting Nurses Association as announced that they have pending plans to merge with Pemi Baker Community Health in an effort to combine forces to optimize the amount of care they can bring to patients in the community. More...

Posted 5/18/2016 05:29 PM

Budget woes leads to 25 job cuts in Franklin School District

FRANKLIN- SAU 18 Superintendent Daniel LeGallo recognizes that the recent cut of 25 staff members will severely impact the school district, and he hopes that when he meets with Franklin City Council on June 6 they will share his feelings and agree to More...

Posted 5/17/2016 04:40 PM

Celebrating drug recovery in court

LACONIA – In cowboy lore, good guys wear white hats, but in Belknap County they wear black robes.In poignant ceremonies on Tuesday marking their graduation from Recovery Court, two now clean drug abusers praised the efforts of Circuit Court Judge Jim More...

Posted 5/17/2016 04:18 PM

Bay State woman charged for using false prescriptions

GILFORD- A Massachusetts woman was arrested on Tuesday by the State Police Narcotics and Investigations, Drug Diversion Unit following a two month investigation into her using forged prescriptions to two pharmacies in Gilford.Andrea D. More...

Posted 5/17/2016 05:16 PM

Breaking News - 5/17/2016 3:31 PM

Updates about Lakes Region missing persons

LACONIA — Police have updated the status of two individuals recently reported as missing inj the Lakes Region. Laconia Police report that David Demers, who disappeared May 9 while walking from an apartment on Jewett Street going to the Laconia S More...

Posted 5/17/2016 01:13 PM

Raffle offers chance to win Red Sox-Yankees tickets

LACONIA — It's one of the greatest rivalries in all of sports and some lucky recipients are about to experience the Red Sox/Yankees baseball first-hand up close and personal. More...

Posted 5/16/2016 03:51 PM

Sports Galleries

RFS Engineering vs. Piche's Ski & Sport

LL Minors 5/21/16

High resolution photos of these images can be viewed at www.vlphoto.smugmug.com . Click on album to view (Minors) then click on Slideshow. More...

Posted 5/22/2016 09:36 AM

Winnipesaukee Eye vs. J C Swain

LL Minors 5/21/16

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Posted 5/22/2016 07:30 AM

Price's Pools vs. Irwin Automotive

T Ball 05/12/16

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Posted 5/13/2016 07:57 AM

Sports

LeBron, Love power Cavaliers to 116-78 romp over Raptors

CLEVELAND — LeBron James scored 23 points then grabbed a seat, Kevin Love scored 25, and the Cleveland Cavaliers unleashed tenacious defense on Toronto to regain control of the Eastern Conference finals with a 116-78 rout of the Raptors in More...

Posted 5/25/2016 11:47 PM

Back on track

Misiaszek blast give T'wolves key win over Gilford

ALTON — With the tournament season in view, Gilford and Prospect Mountain softball teams were looking to get some momentum heading into the right direction.And both did just that. More...

Posted 5/25/2016 10:54 PM

Bradley, Bogaerts extend streaks; Red Sox beat Rockies 10-3

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Posted 5/25/2016 10:43 PM

Features

Find fun, fresh ways to use your cherished china

(BPT) - Sometimes collecting all the pieces to your cherished wedding china may take more time than you think. It took Jill Rogers four decades. More...

Posted 5/25/2016 10:51 AM

Travel experts have tips for booking summer travel

Travel experts have tips for booking summer travel:— Sign up for fare alerts from the airlines and fare-tracking websites. More...

Posted 5/25/2016 10:49 AM

Seniors commit suicide twice as often as teens

(BPT) - While teenagers are the age group most associated with suicide risk, the terrible truth is that another group is killing themselves at even higher rates: seniors.Adults aged 65 to 84 are nearly twice as likely to commit suicide as 15 to 24-ye More...

Posted 5/25/2016 10:47 AM

Police Logs

Laconia Police Log

LACONIA – City police responded to 64 calls for service and made six arrests from Tuesday, May 24 to Wednesday, May 25 On May 24 at 12:31 p.m. More...

Posted 5/26/2016 08:55 AM

Grafton County Indictments

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Posted 5/26/2016 08:04 AM

DWI License Revocations

CONCORD – The Director of Motor Vehicles released the following list of Driving While Intoxicated revocations, noting the actual date of license loss may have preceded the release of the information. More...

Posted 5/26/2016 06:22 AM

Opinion

'Safe Space' lead by example

Editor, Citizen The Supreme Court (SCOTUS) has affirmed it needs “safe space” and in doing so calls into question how we the people can trust the institution to defend the first amendment or the constitution. More...

Posted 5/26/2016 10:21 AM

Please save our band

Editor, Citizen As a former student at Laconia High School and a trumpet player in the band there in the 1970s, I was appalled to learn that band classes are being moved to an afterschool program. More...

Posted 5/25/2016 01:17 PM

Liberty essential to those trying to achieve their dreams

Editor, Citizen Leftists (progressives, liberals, Democratic Socialists, or whatever they want to be called to hide their intentions), unrestricted as they are by facts, logic, history, or reality, often ascribe their own nasty characteristics to the More...

Posted 5/25/2016 01:06 PM

Entertainment

Dear Abby

Give thanks on Memorial Day during moment of rememberance

DEAR ABBY: Americans are at their best when they unite around a noble purpose. On Memorial Day, that purpose is the National Moment of Remembrance. On that day, all Americans are asked to pause wherever they are at 3 p.m. More...

Posted 5/26/2016 11:36 AM

Hints from Heloise

The social-media deal  Dear Heloise: I'm on SOCIAL MEDIA much more than my husband is. One Saturday, he asked me how I know whether a "deal" on the Internet is a good one to consider.   More...

Posted 5/26/2016 11:34 AM

Bridge

The rule works in suits also

Samuel Lover, an Anglo-Irish novelist, songwriter and painter who died in 1868, said, "Circumstances are the rulers of the weak; they are but the instruments of the wise." That is so true. More...

Posted 5/26/2016 11:31 AM

Region

Investigators: Homeowner shoots worker, self; both die

LONDONDERRY— A man who fatally shot a heating oil company employee who went to his house to do work and then shot and wounded himself has died of his injuries, authorities said. More...

Posted 5/25/2016 06:15 PM

Hearing held in Alexandria baby murder case Tuesday

NORTH HAVERHILL – The Attorney General’s Office has filed notice that it intends to seek an extended term of imprisonment in the case of an Alexandria man accused of murdering a toddler after drugging and sexually assaulting him. More...

Posted 5/24/2016 03:02 PM

School threats could be latest in school "swatting"

DENVER (AP) — Threats made against schools across the United States led to the evacuation of students Monday in what could be the latest example of so-called "swatting" against schools. More...

Posted 5/23/2016 07:15 PM

Health & Fitness

How to tell if someone needs inpatient drug treatment

(BPT) - It's no secret that drug and alcohol abuse don't pair well with a happy, productive and goal-oriented lifestyle. And even if it doesn't escalate to an addiction, drug and alcohol use can still get in the way of one's goals. More...

Posted 4/27/2016 09:04 AM

Get the Scoop on Spring Allergies

(StatePoint) Spring allergy season seems to get worse each year, and climate change may be the culprit, according to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. More...

Posted 4/27/2016 08:59 AM

A new treatment option for obstructive sleep apnea

Get the sleep without the snore, here's how

(BPT) - Al Pierce from South Carolina had always been a snorer, which kept his wife Gail awake night after night.Eventually, she went to her doctor for sleeping pills as a last resort. More...

Posted 3/15/2016 05:06 PM

Calendar

January 2016 events at the Meredith Public Library

Tuesday Jan. 5, 2016TAB Meeting at the Meredith Library —  3:30 p.m. More...

Posted 1/3/2016 09:34 PM

GILMANTON Year-round Library Events - December

The following events will be offered by the Gilmanton Year-Round Library during the month of December. More...

Posted 12/4/2015 11:03 AM

Gilford middle and high school to hold annual holiday fair

GILFORD — The halls of Gilford middle school and high school will fill with over 130 crafters and school sponsored clubs Saturday,to sell their wares.There will something for everyone, including candles, pet products, stained glass, crystal ornaments More...

Posted 12/2/2015 09:56 PM

Classifieds

L604 Apartment Unfurnished

Bristol- 1 Bed. H & HW. Parking. $170/wk. Call 603-455-1688.  More...

Posted 2/19/2016 02:24 PM

Help Wanted

Help wanted- Diesel mechanic wanted for local shop. Experience & tools required. Great pay and benefits. Call anytime 603-393-6919.  More...

Posted 2/18/2016 04:49 PM

Help Wanted

Help wanted- Looking for wait staff. Full or part time. Must be available weekends. Apply at Lakeside Restaurant. Across from Walmart enterance.  More...

Posted 2/18/2016 04:48 PM