Parties now mum in defamation suit

LACONIA – The owner of a Meredith funeral home and a neighboring property owner were scheduled to square off in court on Friday, but after conferring with the judge privately the parties declined public comment. More...

Posted 5/27/2016 06:27 PM

Belmont High Principal Dan Clary retiring after 12 years at school

BELMONT—After a 43-year career in education, Belmont High School Principal Dan Clary is retiring with many good memories as an administrator and teacher. More...

Posted 5/27/2016 12:31 PM

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Posted 5/27/2016 03:37 PM

Huot Technical Center students receive certificates

LACONIA—Some 151 students from all Lakes Region high schools and who have been enrolled in the Huot Technical Center career and technical education programs for two years or more proudly received their certificates at a ceremony held Thurday night at More...

Posted 5/26/2016 08:16 PM

Heroes abound at Elm Street School

Writing project connects students with positive role models

LACONIA — Author T.A. Barron believes writing is exploration, whether it's discovering connections that link people, the indomitable human spirit or the glory of nature that surrounds all of us every day. More...

Posted 5/26/2016 03:39 PM

Student French project teaches about drinking and driving dangers

MOULTONBOROUGH- Moultonborough Academy French teacher Claudia Provencher tasked her students to choose a topic that they are “passionately curious” about to research on Fridays, and she was particularly impressed by the work of sophomore Alejandro Ji More...

Posted 5/26/2016 05:05 PM

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

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

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

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

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

Who's been arrested recently in Belknap County? More...

Posted 5/20/2016 06:51 AM

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

Church

Eritrean migrants find escape in Tel Aviv church

TEL AVIV, Israel — Hundreds of faithful gather each week in the makeshift Savior of the World church. More...

Posted 5/27/2016 04:44 PM

Under high security, Jewish pilgrims gather on Tun

DJERBA, Tunisia — Under unprecedented security, the Tunisian island of Djerba hosted an annual Jewish pilgrimage amid raised fears of religious violence after deadly Islamic extremist attacks last year scared away visitors.Soldiers guarded the area i More...

Posted 5/27/2016 03:29 PM

Things to know about Mount Athos: 1,500 monks, no women

ATHENS, Greece — Christian Orthodox believers know Greece's heavily-forested northern peninsula of Mount Athos as the "Orchard of the Virgin Mary," but women have been strictly barred from entering it for more than a thousand years. More...

Posted 5/27/2016 03:24 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

Man arrested for copper theft once charged with grave robbery

LACONIA – One of two men charged with criminal mischief for allegedly trying to steal copper pipes and wiring from buildings on the grounds of the former Laconia State School campus was previously charged with helping a woman break into her father’s More...

Posted 5/27/2016 07:10 PM

MA students to hold fundraiser for paraeducator with cancer

MOULTONBOROUGH- Students in Moultonborough Academy’s class of 2017 are organizing a miniature golf tournament that will help raise funds for “Team Kerry,” which is a fundraising endeavor for paraeducator Kerry Nagle’s cancer treatment. More...

Posted 5/27/2016 03:29 PM

Students do community service by clearing brush near Belmont Mill

BELMONT—The weather was balmy and very pleasant Friday afternoon--a perfect excuse for Belmont High School students to relax after finishing a week of classes. More...

Posted 5/27/2016 03:27 PM

History

Juliette Moore Cottage no more

LACONIA — It was a pleasing structure, with clean lines, Greek revival details and a patterned slate roof, harking back to a simpler, quieter era. More...

Posted 5/21/2016 11:47 AM

Weirs Beach neon arrow marks 50 years

LACONIA — In 1956, Sid Ames “decided that the sign that marked the entrance to Weirs Beach should have the word ‘Beach’ in it,” The Citizen reported, 10 years ago this week.  More...

Posted 5/21/2016 11:45 AM

Cost estimates due for Middle School work

LACONIA — Fate of Memorial Middle School would come into clearer focus next month when representatives of Bonnette, Page and Stone were scheduled to make a presentation to the City Council and School Board on the cost estimates of five renovation opt More...

Posted 5/21/2016 11:43 AM

Entertainment

Hints from Heloise

 In a battle of odors, coffee wins!  More...

Posted 5/26/2016 06:57 PM

Dear Abby

Gay man doesn't welcome attention from female friend

DEAR ABBY: I'm a 51-year-old gay male. I have a sweet, dear friend I'll call "Samantha" who is slightly older. The problem is, she wants more than friendship. She insists on spending time with me and calls me daily. More...

Posted 5/26/2016 06:55 PM

Bridge

Joseph Priestley, an English theologian and chemist with a claim to the discovery of oxygen, said, "The more elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate."  More...

Posted 5/26/2016 06:53 PM

Puzzles

Sudoku

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Around Town

Locals receive Red Sox Service Scholarships

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Posted 5/27/2016 06:43 PM

Winnisquam Printing moves to new location in Streetcar Building

LACONIA — Local business owner, Walter Bentley, knew he needed more space to satisfy growing customer demand for services. As the new owner of Winnisquam Printing, he knew that he needed more parking and loved the convenient location.  More...

Posted 5/26/2016 02:16 PM

Altrusa of Meredith announces scholarship recipients

MEREDITH — Three area women joined a long tradition of Altrusa’s support for education through scholarships. More...

Posted 5/26/2016 02:11 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

Ex-deputy receives maximum sentence for coercing inmate into sex

Prosecutor: Blanchette breached public trust

LACONIA – A disgraced former Belknap County Sheriff was sentenced to eight years in prison on Friday and will face lifetime registration as a sex offender after a jury convicted him of using his position of authority to coerce a female inma More...

Posted 5/27/2016 05:29 PM

Moynihan to retire as DPW director

LACONIA- Public Works Director Paul Moynihan has announced that he will be retiring effective August 1 after 38 years serving the city. More...

Posted 5/27/2016 05:40 PM

Fox Park fire caused by juvenile

PLYMOUTH- A fire that torched an apartment and displaced 17 people at the Fox Park Apartments on May 21 was started by a juvenile, according to Deputy Fire Chief Tom Morrison. More...

Posted 5/27/2016 05:53 PM

Community remembers an 'icon'

Annie Forts died at the age of 49 on Thursday

MEREDITH- She was called an “inspiration,” an “icon,” a “local celebrity” and many other endearing names by members of the Meredith and Moultonborough communities. More...

Posted 5/27/2016 03:32 PM

Busted in Belknap

MAY 27, 2016

Who's been arrested recently in Belknap County? More...

Posted 5/27/2016 10:45 AM

27 years of 'FAME'

LACONIA — Frates Creative Arts Center is preparing for its 27th annual dance recital this weekend at the Gilford High School auditorium. This year's show will feature the "FAME"ous eras, artists, movies and theme songs we all know and love. More...

Posted 5/26/2016 05:25 AM

Girls on the Run team trains for 5K

MEREDITH- The Inter-Lakes Elementary School Girls on the Run team recently stepped into the roles of school custodians, where they gave the custodial crew an afternoon off by performing their duties while the crew at snacks, watched movies and relaxe More...

Posted 5/26/2016 03:37 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

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

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

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

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

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

Judge rules against homeowner in dispute with Governors Island

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

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

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

Sports Galleries

American Legion vs. Gilford Police

Laconia LL Instructional Div. 05/26/16

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Posted 5/27/2016 06:06 PM

Stafford vs VFW

Majors 05/26/16

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Posted 5/26/2016 09:29 PM

RFS Engineering vs. Piche's Ski & Sport

LL Minors 5/21/16

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Posted 5/22/2016 09:36 AM

Sports

James scores 33, Cavaliers reach second straight NBA Finals

TORONTO — LeBron James scored 33 points, Kevin Love had 20 points and 12 rebounds and the Cleveland Cavaliers secured their second straight trip to the NBA Finals by beating the Toronto Raptors 113-87 in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals on Fri More...

Posted 5/27/2016 11:14 PM

Donaldson powers Blue Jays past Red Sox 7-5

TORONTO — Josh Donaldson hit two home runs and drove in five runs as the Toronto Blue Jays snapped a five-game home losing streak with a 7-5 win over the Boston Red Sox on Friday night. More...

Posted 5/27/2016 11:00 PM

Former Red Sox C Lavarnway joins Fisher Cats

MANCHESTER — The Toronto Blue Jays have announced a series of New Hampshire Fisher Cats roster moves, including the signing of 2013 World Series Champion and former Boston Red Sox catcher Ryan Lavarnway.   More...

Posted 5/27/2016 10:45 PM

Features

2016 Huot Technical Center Celebration of Achievement

JUDGE DAVE HUOT presents the Patricia Hawkins Huot Award to Miranda Bushnell from Gilford HS. More...

Posted 5/26/2016 09:31 PM

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

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

Encourage children to choose their own summer reads

Summer is a magical season for kids – a time when they finally get to make many of their own decisions - except when it comes to reading. This summer millions of children will be slogging through a school-assigned reading list. More...

Posted 5/27/2016 02:00 PM

Sanbornton's Old Home Day set for July 23

Editor, Citizen We co-chairs, Dave Witham and Lynn Chong, announce Sanbornton's Old Home Day, Saturday, July 23, all day in our "Town Square. More...

Posted 5/27/2016 01:35 PM

Grateful for your support

Editor, CitizenOn behalf of New Beginnings-Without Violence and Abuse, thank you for being a generous sponsor of our Mother's Day Carnation Sale in 2016. More...

Posted 5/27/2016 01:15 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

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

Nation

Obama defends his nuclear record on eve of Hiroshima visit

SHIMA, Japan — On the eve of his historic trip to Hiroshima, President Barack Obama is defending the vigor of his efforts to rid the world of nuclear weapons. More...

Posted 5/26/2016 02:19 PM

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

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