Rubens rips Ayotte for 'No Fly List' gun amendment

LACONIA—Republican U.S. Senate challenger Jim Rubens says Kelly Ayotte's sponsorship of an amendment which would that would prevent persons on the "No Fly" list from purchasing firearms would result in a gross violation of due process. More...

Posted 6/24/2016 11:35 AM

Laconia Police calls fall slightly during May

LACONIA — Emergency calls handled by the Laconia Police Department dipped slightly last month compared to one year ago.In the latest figures compiled during the month of May, Laconia police officers handled 1,595 calls last month, down from 1,644 in More...

Posted 6/24/2016 03:49 PM

Thursday gathering lauds 'Mr. Laconia'

Peter Karagianis Day honors staunch Belknap Mill supporter

LACONIA — Somewhere 'Mr. Laconia' is smiling and nodding his approval as a downtown gathering Thursday morning paid tribute to his memory and recalled his staunch defense of preserving the Belknap Mill when it faced demolition decades ago. More...

Posted 6/23/2016 03:05 PM

Science Center to hold H2Ooooh! Day

HOLDERNESS- The Squam Lakes Natural Science Center opened its new Water Matters Pavilion this past spring, and on July 7 the center will be holding the H2Ooooh! More...

Posted 6/23/2016 04:37 PM

Crematorium lawsuit intensifies with counterclaim

MEREDITH – The legal battle concerning the operation of a crematorium by a local funeral home is intensifying. More...

Posted 6/23/2016 05:05 PM

DPW Committee to evaluate other sites for Meredith facility

MEREDITH- The Meredith Department of Public Works is in dire need of new facilities, and the DPW Building Committee has been working with HKT Architects to come up with a scheme. More...

Posted 6/22/2016 05:31 PM

Stand Up Laconia bringing message to new places

Monthly meeting tonight at Taylor Community's Woodside Building

LACONIA — Organizers of the grass roots coalition Stand Up Laconia are bringing their positive message of hope and resiliency to new locations starting tonight in an initiative to grow membership and increase participation. More...

Posted 6/22/2016 04:47 PM

Tilton-Northfield Old Home Day parade set for Saturday

TILTON—The 2016 Tilton-Northfield Old Home Day parade takes place this Saturday at 10 a.m. with various events scheduled in both towns during the day. More...

Posted 6/22/2016 04:17 PM

Tilton woman receives Boston Post Cane at 97

TILTON—Rachel Glidden has lived in the same house at 39 Chestnut Street in Tilton for the past 71 years, since 1945.  She's seen a lot of changes in town and in American society as a whole in that time.  More...

Posted 6/21/2016 04:21 PM

Got Lunch! Inter-Lakes serving 150 children

MEREDITH- Families around the Inter-Lake School District community that are in need of assistance for lunches throughout the summer months are once again being helped by Got Lunch! More...

Posted 6/21/2016 06:11 PM

Busted in Belknap

JUNE 21, 2016

Who's currently behind bars in Bellnap County? More...

Posted 6/21/2016 06:33 AM

Troopers clock speeder at 128 mph near Northfield

NORTHFIELD -- State troopers were able to stop a speeding vehicle traveling at 128 mph on I-93 near Northfield on Sunday afternoon. More...

Posted 6/20/2016 05:10 AM

PSU to reform academic structure

Beginning in fall 2017 the university will organize within new academic clusters

PLYMOUTH- On Monday, Plymouth State University officials announced that it is transforming the university’s academic structure in an effort to prepare students to succeed in the global economy while also strengthening their ties with the state’s busi More...

Posted 6/20/2016 06:03 PM

93rd Laconia Motorcycle Week generates memories

LACONIA — The 93rd edition of the greatest spectacle on two-wheels roared to a conclusion Sunday and it's safe to say this Laconia Motorcycle Week will go down in history as one of the finest in the long running series. More...

Posted 6/19/2016 06:25 AM

Dangerous Tilton robbery suspect captured

Police say Laconia man also involved in hold-ups in Mississippi, Florida

TILTON -- A dangerous fugitive from Laconia sought in connection with the robbery of the Shop Express on Laconia Road in Tilton last week has been captured by authorities in Florida. More...

Posted 6/18/2016 06:39 AM

Custom chopper builder proud of latest creation

LACONIA — As far as bikers go, Rudy Rudzinsky is a throwback to another day and age. More...

Posted 6/17/2016 03:07 PM

Riding with friends and making new ones during Laconia Motorcycle Week

LACONIA—The weather at Weirs Beach on Friday morning was sunny and pleasant with the temperature in the low 70s. More...

Posted 6/17/2016 03:51 PM

Loon Center to hold two big events in July

MOULTONBOROUGH- There are a couple big events going on at the Loon Center next month, including the 39th annual Loon Fest and 5th annual “Yakking for Loons” event which benefits the Loon Preservation Committee. More...

Posted 6/17/2016 03:49 PM

Laconia High School to get new principal

LACONIA — When students at Laconia High School return to classes in the fall, they will be greeted by a new principal. More...

Posted 6/17/2016 06:57 PM

Iron Lilies ride open road during Motorcycle Week

MEREDITH—It would be fair to say that the members of the Iron Lillies female motorcycle club of Orlando, Fla. are not schoolmarm types.The group describes itself as a bunch of outsiders, misfits, and non-comformists. More...

Posted 6/16/2016 01:58 PM

Burrito champion defends title in Laconia

LACONIA — Devouring a 10-inch steamed burrito stuffed with cheese, rice, beans in a little more than a minute is no easy feat, but Jon Churchill made it look simple when he successfully defended his title and won the Burrito Eating Contest in Laconia More...

Posted 6/16/2016 02:51 PM

New Hampton firefighter dies hours after training exercise

NEW HAMPTON — Fire Chief Michael Drake is expressing shock and sadness following the unexpected death of one of his firefighters on Tuesday morning.  More...

Posted 6/15/2016 01:45 PM

Three hurt in Gilford motorcycle crash

GILFORD—Three people were hurt, two of them seriously, in a motorcycle-car collision which took place on Route 11-A in Gilford Wednesday afternoon.The accident happened shortly after 3 p.m. More...

Posted 6/15/2016 04:40 PM

Church

Mud-splattered Filipinos pray to saint for blessing and woes

BIBICLAT, Philippines (AP) — Hundreds of Filipino villagers donning capes of banana leaves covered themselves in mud Friday in a ritual to thank their patron saint, John the Baptist, who they believe saved residents from killings by Japanese invaders More...

Posted 6/24/2016 05:10 PM

Archeology student explores intricate church basement

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Brick by brick, Patrick Finnigan carefully unseals a closed-off space in the basement of St. More...

Posted 6/24/2016 06:56 AM

Moultonborough church hosts craft fair

MOULTONBOROUGH -- Calling all craft fair and flea market enthusiasts. The Moultonborough United Methodist Church is hosting a Craft Fair with a variety of vendors and a White Elephant/Flea Market with hundreds of “treasures” from 8n a.m. to 2 .m. More...

Posted 6/24/2016 06:20 AM

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

Rubens critical of big money in campaign financing

LACONIA—Republican U.S. More...

Posted 6/24/2016 01:55 PM

Laconia Christian Academy Honor Roll

LACONIA— Laconia Christian Academy has released the Honor Roll for the 2016 school year.Grade 5: Elsie Rietkerk, Amber Stillion.Grade 6: Caleb Longval, Matthew Koepfer.Grade 7: Ryann Hendricks, Afton LaGrandeur, Ian Manning, Deborah Umwiza.Grade 8: C More...

Posted 6/24/2016 12:01 PM

Local small business to host big opportunity for youth

LACONIA— A local bushiness is doing their part to help community youth take flight.Scotia Technology is supporting the education of young aviators in the WinnAero ACE academy in July. More...

Posted 6/24/2016 11:07 AM

History

Work on city sewer to begin at once

LACONIA — A contract for putting in a sewer system had been awarded to F.H. More...

Posted 6/24/2016 01:36 PM

Our yesterdays for July 2, 2016

By WARREN D. More...

Posted 6/23/2016 01:46 PM

Winnisquam Fire Department ends

SANBORNTON  —  Selectmen announced the last hitch in the absorption of the Winnisquam Fire Department by the town of Belmont had been resolved when they came to an agreement, June 21, 2006, over the so-called Comstar or ambulance revenue ac More...

Posted 6/22/2016 09:34 AM

Lakes Food and Entertainment

Hints from Heloise

 Picture points to camera owner  Dear Heloise: My husband takes a CAMERA whenever we travel. Being an avid photographer, that's just what he does.   More...

Posted 6/23/2016 11:55 AM

Dear Abby

Free food and internet keep son from fully moving out

DEAR ABBY: My 21-year-old son, "Evan," recently moved out to be with his girlfriend. They live in a small apartment and cannot afford a lot beyond the basics, including internet. They spend every moment at my house when they are not working. More...

Posted 6/23/2016 11:53 AM

Bridge

How to establish and to run a suit

William Blackstone, an 18th-century English jurist, judge and member of parliament, said, "That the king can do no wrong is a necessary and fundamental principle of the English constitution."  More...

Posted 6/23/2016 11:51 AM

Region

New England cottontail making a comeback in the region

MICHAEL CASEY, Associated Press  More...

Posted 6/23/2016 09:40 PM

Sex assault conviction upheld by high court

CONCORD – A Holderness man has lost his appeal of his convictions for sexually assault and simple assault involving a teen-aged girl. More...

Posted 6/16/2016 11:11 AM

Woman dies after motorcycle crash in Loudon

LOUDON, N.H. More...

Posted 6/15/2016 04:25 PM

Health & Fitness

Sci-fi or silver bullet? How immunotherapy is revolutionizing cancer treatment

(BPT) - Could the kind of cancer treatment credited with saving former President Jimmy Carter soon work for everyone? More...

Posted 6/21/2016 05:41 PM

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

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

Life jacket saves kayaker who tips over on Paugus Bay

LACONIA—Laconia firefighters responded to an incident of a kayaker who tipped over in Paugus Bay late Friday afternoon. More...

Posted 6/24/2016 06:09 PM

Fire destroys 216-year-old Campton home

Cause of blaze currently under investigation

CAMPTON —  A home more than two centuries old was destroyed in a fire earlier this week in Campton.According to Campton-Thornton Fire Chief Dan Defosses, Lakes Region Mutual Fire Aid Dispatchers received a call about a building on fire at 717 Pe More...

Posted 6/24/2016 11:46 AM

Town treasure returns to Center Harbor

Historic Kona fountain back home following restoration

CENTER HARBOR – With the aid of a backhoe and carefully placed nylon straps, an iconic piece of the town’s history returned to the spot where it has stood sentinel for more than 100 years on Thursday. More...

Posted 6/24/2016 08:25 AM

Furever Friends

JUNE 23, 2016

Photos of Pets of the Lakes Region of New Hampshire. More...

Posted 6/23/2016 11:18 AM

Rubber ducks, chicken BBQ and fireworks in Meredith on July 4

MEREDITH- In what has become an annual tradition, the Greater Meredith Program will be hosting the Independence Day fireworks over Meredith Bay on July 4. More...

Posted 6/23/2016 03:26 PM

Winnipesaukee Playhouse introduces new trustees

MEREDITH- The Winnipesaukee Playhouse has announced that it is kicking off the summer season with a new executive team for the board of trustees, which includes new chair Renee Speltz. More...

Posted 6/23/2016 04:57 PM

State seeks forfeiture of alleged drug sale profits

AG asks judge to award state $2,040 seized during traffic stop

LACONIA – The New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office has filed a petition in Belknap County Superior Court asking a judge to order the forfeiture of $2,043 seized during a traffic stop, asserting the cash is linked to drug sales. More...

Posted 6/22/2016 03:12 PM

Hummer driver convicted of trying to outrun police

LACONIA – A Keytown man who drove an early model Hummer on Parade Road at speeds of up to 100 mph while attempting to elude Laconia police is scheduled to be sentenced on June 27. More...

Posted 6/22/2016 03:42 PM

Center Harbor to have amped up fireworks for July 4

CENTER HARBOR- Residents of Center Harbor will be treated to a day’s worth of events for Independence Day, which includes an impressive fireworks display, live music and a parade with a theme of celebrating the fire department’s centennial. More...

Posted 6/22/2016 06:04 PM

Gilford residents raise concerns about Sagamore Road

GILFORD—A group of residents in the Gunstock Acres section of town complained to selectmen Wednesday night about the disintegrating condition of upper Sagamore Road. More...

Posted 6/22/2016 09:23 PM

Lakes Region Princess Program sets out to inspire young girls

GILFORD — If true beauty awakens the soul, then participants in the 2nd annual Lakes Region Princess Program in July are about to embark on a lifetime journey of self-discovery.   More...

Posted 6/21/2016 01:39 PM

New Hampton firefighters honor their fallen brother

Clement remembered for his willingness to help those in need

NEW HAMPTON – Firefighters from throughout the state and Lakes Region gathered Tuesday to pay their respects to the family of local firefighter who suffered a fatal heart attack last week, following a training exercise. More...

Posted 6/21/2016 07:08 PM

Victim stabbed in Laconia robbery attempt

LACONIA -- Police are investigating an attempted robbery that took place just after midnight Tuesday in Laconia in which a victim was stabbed. More...

Posted 6/21/2016 05:29 AM

County Executive Committee approves several transfer requests

LACONIA- The Belknap County Executive Committee approved several transfer requests on Monday night, including the transfer of $2,151 from the New Hampshire Bed Tax line to the new equipment line in the nursing home for an adaptive computer system. More...

Posted 6/20/2016 08:00 PM

Belknap County Delegation approves sheriff contract

LACONIA- The Belknap County Delegation unanimously approved the cost items for the collective bargaining agreement for the sheriff’s department on Monday night, which gives its employees the first raise since 2012. More...

Posted 6/20/2016 07:43 PM

Downton Abbey splendor surfacing in Tilton

Black Swan Inn hosts elegant garden party this Sunday

TILTON — Fans of Lady Mary Crawley and Carson the Butler will be delighted to learn that the Black Swan Inn is bringing back the majesty when it hosts a Downton Abbey Garden Party, if only for a day, in Tilton this Sunday. More...

Posted 6/20/2016 02:10 PM

Police arrest Motorcycle Week counterfeit goods suspect

LACONIA — An investigation into the sale of counterfeit items resulted in the arrest of a Texas woman at Laconia Motorcycle Week. More...

Posted 6/19/2016 01:00 PM

Loon pair now nesting at Markus Sanctuary

MOULTONBOROUGH- The Loon Preservation Committee is reporting that the loons nesting off Markus Sanctuary are due to have their chicks hatch shortly after July 4. More...

Posted 6/17/2016 04:44 PM

Few problems reported as Motorcycle Week winds down

LACONIA—Law enforcement officials continue to be pleased with the behavior of crowds and relatively few vehicle accidents as Laconia Motorcycle Week enters the final weekend.The final press conference  More...

Posted 6/17/2016 11:24 AM

Plea deal struck in liquor commission embezzelment case

Former state accountant intends to plead guilty

CONCORD – A former accountant for the New Hampshire State Liquor Commission charged with stealing more than $79,000 from state coffers intends to plead guilty, according to court filings.  Dorothy Champagne, 52, of Hebron, was indicted on 3 More...

Posted 6/17/2016 02:39 PM

Fatal motorcycle crash closes Gilford bypass

GILFORD — Police restricted access to the Gilford bypass following a fatal accident involving a motorcycle and an automobile late Friday afternnon.Gilford officers put up barricades to prevent motorists from entering the bypass, which runs from Belmo More...

Posted 6/17/2016 06:37 PM

Gilmanton toddlers found wandering carrying drug pipe

GILMANTON -- Responding to as report of toddlers wandering in the street without supervision, police in Gilmanton found two young children walking alone in the Sawyer Lake area on Wednesday morning. More...

Posted 6/17/2016 08:18 AM

Hundreds of motorcycles involved in 23rd POW/MIA Freedom Ride

MEREDITH- Hundreds of motorcycles rode from Gilford to Heskey Park in Meredith for the 23rd annual POW/MIA Freedom Ride which ended with the 28th annual vigil at the POW/MIA memorial rock. More...

Posted 6/16/2016 08:20 PM

Cadillac Three to play Bank of NH Pavilion

GILFORD- The Cadillac Three will be taking the Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook by storm later this month, bringing a fresh sound that dabbles in true country and southern rock that is bound to amp the crowd up. More...

Posted 6/16/2016 05:12 PM

Dream Ride raffles off new motorcycle

Proceeds will go to Special Olympics

LACONIA- Laconia Motorcycle Week is often associated with the loud rumbling of bikes cruising through The Weirs and surrounding areas, but philanthropy is also a major aspect and Dream Ride is a prime example of this. More...

Posted 6/15/2016 05:25 PM

Wild Bill's brings soda to Motorcycle Week

LACONIA- There are hundreds of vendors spanning the Weirs Beach area throughout Laconia Motorcycle Week, but one is sure to hit anyone’s sweet tooth time and time again. More...

Posted 6/15/2016 05:53 PM

Sports Galleries

Irwin Automotive vs. Brookside Pizza

A J Laramie Babe Ruth 06/24/16

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Posted 6/24/2016 08:47 PM

Irwin Automotive vs. Brookside Pizza

A J Laramie Babe Ruth 06/24/16

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Posted 6/24/2016 08:47 PM

Brookside Pizza vs AAVID Thermalloy

Armand J Laramie Babe Ruth

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Posted 6/24/2016 05:15 AM

Sports

Muskrats top first-place SwampBats, 10-4

LACONIA — The Winnipesaukee Muskrats pounded out 10 runs on 11 hits and handed the first-place Keene SwampBats their fifth loss of the year with a 10-4 victory Friday night at Robbie Mills Field.The victory gave the Muskrats some momentum as they hav More...

Posted 6/24/2016 09:55 PM

Leafs select Arizona-born Matthews No. 1 in NHL draft

BUFFALO, N.Y. — On the heels of the NHL expanding into Las Vegas, the Toronto Maple Leafs are pinning their future on Arizona-born center Auston Matthews. More...

Posted 6/24/2016 08:59 PM

Rose hoping for 'something special' after trade to New York

NEW YORK  — Derrick Rose isn't just leaving his team. He's leaving home.He was born and raised in Chicago, so it hurt when the Bulls traded him to New York. More...

Posted 6/24/2016 07:21 PM

Features

People & Places

Downtown no place for curious wildlife

While on our routine travels through the area, we often see small placards or signs noting the date of an historic happening or some other item of interest. More...

Posted 6/22/2016 10:41 AM

Birch Sapped

Bad news for NH owl lovers and ancient greeks

I used to be enamored of those beautiful, lonesome, tufted mountebanks, radiating alleged wisdom with their round, alert eyes. Behind those eyes, though, is a brain that weighs 2.2 grams (according to Dr. Eric Chudler). More...

Posted 6/22/2016 10:35 AM

Gibraltar: a historic port with more to offer than monkeys

GIBRALTAR (AP) — Barbary macaque monkeys are the star attractions in Gibraltar. Still, this historic port town is steeped in military history around the landmark Rock of Gibraltar. More...

Posted 6/21/2016 06:00 PM

Police Logs

Merrimack County Indictments

Merrimack County Indictments

CONCORD – A Merrimack County grand jury returned multiple indictments and misdemeanor charges against a number of Lakes Region residents when it met on June 16. More...

Posted 6/24/2016 08:29 PM

Northfield Police Log

The Northfield Police Department responded to 442 calls for service from June 13 to June 19.  More...

Posted 6/24/2016 04:56 PM

Laconia Police Log

LACONIA – City police responded to 83 calls for service, made three arrests and took one person into protective custody for drunkenness from Wednesday, June 22 to Thursday, June 23. More...

Posted 6/24/2016 12:12 PM

Opinion

A faint analogy of an unimaginable heaven

A pastor friend of mine, not trying to be irreverent or sacrilegious, once shared with me his own faint analogy of eternal hell—waking up every day and discovering yet again that it was moving day. More...

Posted 6/23/2016 02:55 PM

I support new parking garage proposal

Editor, Citizen At the last City Council meeting, Councilor Bownes introduced a proposal for a new Parking Garage to be located in the City Parking Lot next to City Hall.This Monday, June 27, there will be a Public Hearing on this matter and the Coun More...

Posted 6/23/2016 02:44 PM

Calling all entrepreneurs

Editor, Citizen With the kids now out of school, we are officially into the summer months.Summer to me means hot weather, the smell of freshly cuts lawns and visits to the beach.But it also means one other thing that appears to be lacking here in Lac More...

Posted 6/23/2016 02:34 PM

Puzzles

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Around Town

New Hampshire Mutual Bancorp Receives Granite Award

New Hampshire Mutual Bancorp was recently awarded with the Granite Award from Granite United Way. More...

Posted 6/23/2016 01:06 PM

Artisans on the Bay now open for business

MEREDITH — Artisans by the Bay, an artists cooperative opened Thursday,June 16 and is located at 44 Main Street, Meredith at the back of the Meredith Bay Furniture Store. More...

Posted 6/23/2016 12:38 PM

Careers in Education students ace exam

LACONIA — Students in Mrs. Patti Hines Careers in Education course recently sat for their Para-Pro exam. All students taking the exam received the required cut score to apply for Para Educator II certification in New Hampshire. More...

Posted 6/20/2016 10:12 PM

Nation

AP Sources: VW to pay near $10.2B to settle emissions claims

DETROIT (AP) — Volkswagen has agreed to take a series of steps with a total cost of about $10.2 billion to settle claims from its unprecedented diesel emissions cheating scandal in the U.S., two people briefed on the matter said Thursday. More...

Posted 6/23/2016 01:23 PM

Powerful tornado strikes east China; 78 reportedly dead

BEIJING (AP) — A powerful tornado and hailstorm struck the outskirts of an eastern Chinese city on Thursday, killing at least 78 people and destroying buildings, smashing trees and flipping vehicles on their roofs.The tornado hit a densely populated More...

Posted 6/23/2016 01:18 PM

Rebuilding of "Blue Hawaii" hotel begins decades after storm

HONOLULU (AP) — Work has finally begun on rebuilding the storied resort where Elvis Presley's character got married in the 1961 film "Blue Hawaii," decades after a major hurricane heavily damaged its buildings and forced its closure.The company redev More...

Posted 6/22/2016 04:35 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