Working on the farm

John Moulton awarded for his work at Moulton Farm

MEREDITH- Farming has been in John Moulton and his family’s life for many generations and last month he was awarded the Andrew L. Felker Award at the 33rd annual agriculture and forest industry awards program at the N.H. More...

Posted 2/5/2016 01:26 PM

Busted in Belknap

Feb. 5, 2016

Arrest and booking photos are provided to the newspaper by law enforcement agencies. More...

Posted 2/5/2016 11:28 AM

Board members, volunteers recognized by GMP

MEREDITH- The Greater Meredith Program had its annual meeting last night at Church Landing on Thursday, where they honored board members and volunteers for their work in the community, as well as sharing highlights of the past year. More...

Posted 2/4/2016 08:47 PM

Holy Trinity students do-si-do at barn dance

Event part of National Catholic Schools Week in Laconia

LACONIA — Elementary school is supposed to be about learning from new experiences and exploring new horizons and that's exactly what students at Holy Trinity Catholic School were doing while participating in a traditional New England Barn Dance on Th More...

Posted 2/4/2016 03:26 PM

Laconia school administrator announced as finalist for Gilford superintendent post

GILFORD — Among the remaining candidates for the Gilford Superintendent of Schools position is the assistant superintendent of the Laconia School District. More...

Posted 2/4/2016 01:34 PM

Few turn out for I-Lakes budget hearing

Current proposed budget is more than $23 million

MEREDITH- While voters will eventually vote on a budget that, as it stands, is worth more than $23 million, turnout was sparse for the first Inter-Lakes School District budget session on Wednesday night. More...

Posted 2/3/2016 08:35 PM

Rubio says he's best candidate to unite Republican Party

LACONIA – Presidential contender Marco Rubio arrived in the Lakes Region on Tuesday buoyed by his third place finish in Iowa and told New Hampshire voters they are the first in the country to answer the question of what comes next in America. More...

Posted 2/3/2016 03:54 PM

2016 sled dog derby cancelled

Lack of snow, weather forecast are the cause

LACONIA- A lack of snow and a grim extended forecast has caused the 87th Laconia World Championship Sled Dog Derby to be cancelled, and derby President Jim Lyman said they are setting their sights for making next year bigger and better.“Look out your More...

Posted 2/3/2016 02:26 PM

Former President Bill Clinton speaks at LRCC

LACONIA—Former President Bill Clinton spoke in support of his wife Hillary in her bid for the 2016 Democratic Presidential nomination at a tightly-packed room in Lakes Region Community College on Tuesday night. More...

Posted 2/2/2016 10:13 PM

Sandwich may pay for Right-To-Know violation

OSSIPEE – A judge is now deciding whether taxpayers in the Town of Sandwich will have to pay the bill for $250,000 worth of attorney's fees and legal costs a local couple incurred when they launched and won a lawsuit charging that some municipal offi More...

Posted 2/2/2016 07:06 PM

Iowa: Cruz tops Trump, while Sanders, Clinton tie

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, a fiery conservative loathed by his own party's leaders, swept to victory in Iowa's Republican caucuses Monday, overcoming billionaire Donald Trump and a stronger-than-expected showing by Florida Sen. More...

Posted 2/2/2016 05:12 AM

Crusaders close out in style

Holy Trinity basketball leaders play final home game of career at school

LACONIA -- Basketball season is winding down for the Holy Trinity Catholic School girls' team as it makes a push for the playoffs, but Monday's final home game of the year was bittersweet for five young women making their final appearance before home More...

Posted 2/1/2016 07:06 PM

Suspect reaches 116 mph on I-93

ASHLAND — New Hampshire State Troopers were able to stop and arrest a suspect that was clocked at reaching a speed of 116 mph on Interstate-93 on Sunday. More...

Posted 2/1/2016 01:56 PM

Former Gilford woman arrested on drug warrant

LACONIA – A former Gilford woman who failed to show up in court to answer drug possession charges was arrested on Friday in Milford on a warrant issued by the Belknap County Sheriff's Department.Selina Armes, 34, who once lived at 2652 Lakeshore Road More...

Posted 2/1/2016 10:30 AM

Belknap House needs help to reach its goal

LACONIA- Homelessness is a serious problem that has seen an increase of 38 percent in Belknap County, according to the New Hampshire Coalition to End Homelessness. More...

Posted 1/31/2016 06:21 PM

Rotary postpones ice fishing derby

MEREDITH- Temperatures are expected to be close to 50 degrees in the coming days, and with many water bodies around the state seeing little to no ice, officials have decided to postpone the Great Meredith Rotary Fishing Derby until the weekend of Feb More...

Posted 1/31/2016 04:27 PM

Wild and Scenic Film Festival coming to Plymouth

PLYMOUTH- After voting in the Primary Election, nature lovers can make their way to the Flying Monkey where they will be able to view a collection of films focused on the environment. More...

Posted 1/29/2016 06:11 PM

Ted Danson stumps for Clinton

Actor calls Hillary Clinton the most qualified candidate

LACONIA- Actor Ted Danson is a close friend of presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, and on Friday he met supporters at the city’s campaign office where he called Clinton “the most qualified candidate” in the field. More...

Posted 1/29/2016 05:06 PM

Woman claims she was fired for getting pregnant

LACONIA – A former Tilton woman has filed a discrimination suit against her one-time employer charging she was fired because she became pregnant.Samantha Tikkanen who now lives in Sedalia, Missouri claims that three months after she was hired in Jan. More...

Posted 1/29/2016 12:25 PM

Franklin home destroyed by fire

35 Elkins St. house leveled

FRANKLIN—A home on 35 Elkins St. was rendered uninhabitable by a blazing fire around 2:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon. The unmistakable sight and smell of smoke greeted any travelers entering Franklin from Central Street.  More...

Posted 1/28/2016 05:02 PM

Laconia offers year-round drug take-back program

LACONIA — The national prescription drug take-back day is about three months away, but city residents looking for a safe way to dispose of unwanted prescription medicines have a handy way to do so 24 hours a day, 365 days a year in Laconia. More...

Posted 1/28/2016 02:34 PM

Sen. Hosmer calls for action in drug crisis

LACONIA — State Sen. Andrew Hosmer of Laconia has called for swift action on funding measures to thwart the burgeoning heroin and opioid crisis affecting the state in the New Hampshire Senate Finance Committee. More...

Posted 1/28/2016 01:02 PM

Challenger disaster: McAuliffe's students go on to teach

CONCORD — Thirty years after the Concord High School class of '86 watched social studies teacher Christa McAuliffe and six astronauts perish when the space shuttle Challenger broke apart on live TV, a number of them have gone into teaching — and some More...

Posted 1/27/2016 06:03 PM

WildQuest Winter Camp returns to Prescott Farm

LACONIA -- There's  More...

Posted 1/27/2016 05:01 PM

Sports  Free Access 

Both kickers hoping Super Bowl 50 comes down to them

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — They both visualized Adam Vinatieri growing up, these even-keeled kickerswho are hoping to emulate "Mr. Clutch" in Super Bowl 50. More...

Posted 2/5/2016 10:48 PM

Props rule the day for Super Bowl at Vegas sports books

Jay Kornegay still finds it painful to talk about the last time the Denver Broncos were in the Super Bowland the first snap of the game went over Peyton Manning's head for a Seattle safety.For some reason, a lot of bettors at the Westgate L More...

Posted 2/5/2016 10:46 PM

Bradley's 3-pointer at horn gives Celtics 104-103 win

CLEVELAND (AP) — Avery Bradley made a corner jumper at the horn to give the Boston Celtics a stunning 104-103 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night. More...

Posted 2/5/2016 10:31 PM

Features  Free Access 

Congregational Church renovations

LACONIA— Recent renovations to the two buildings owned by the Laconia Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, helped to assist the downtown Laconia community, said the Rev. Dr. Warren Bouton on Friday morning. More...

Posted 2/5/2016 03:21 PM

The Rev. Dr. Warren Bouton

LACONIA—Many people living in downtown Laconia might recognize the Rev. Dr. Warren Bouton walking his 12-year-old golden retriever, Reggie, around 7 a.m. More...

Posted 2/5/2016 03:13 PM

Laconia Congregational Church works to help the needy

LACONIA—A church located in downtown Laconia has involved in several drives to help a community in need.The Laconia Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, has been involved in community service for years.In 2011, a church member posed a ques More...

Posted 2/5/2016 03:10 PM

Police Logs  Free Access 

DWI License Revocations

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

Posted 2/4/2016 03:27 PM

Belmont Police Log

BELMONT—The Belmont Police Department responded to 151 calls for service from Jan. 21 to Jan. 29.  More...

Posted 2/3/2016 04:03 PM

New Hampshire State Police Troop E

TAMWORTH – New Hampshire State Police assigned to Troop E barracks whose patrol area includes Carroll and Belknap Counties made the following arrests from Jan. 21-28.On Jan. 22 at 4:20 p.m. More...

Posted 2/1/2016 02:13 PM

Opinion  Free Access 

Home Country

Windy’s pickup truck was the third one to arrive at the scene of the fender bender. Both cars pretty well plugged up the road, and once it was determined no one was hurt, and the police had been called, Windy surveyed the situation.1. More...

Posted 2/6/2016 05:17 AM

Impressive treatment at local business

Editor, Citizen I had the privilege this week of being in the waiting room at Dr. More...

Posted 2/4/2016 01:14 PM

Introductions and a few more thoughts

It's an exciting time to be a staff member for this newspaper with a few changes ahead and dynamic new features in the works that I'm confident you're going to enjoy soon in The Citizen. More...

Posted 2/4/2016 10:59 AM

Entertainment  Free Access 

Dear Abby

Parents supporting adult son are doing him no favors

DEAR ABBY: Nine years ago I married a man who has a son from a previous marriage. "Eli" is now 26 and lives "on his own." While he may live under a different roof than his parents, they support him financially. More...

Posted 2/4/2016 06:25 PM

Ask Dr. K

The cause of nightmares remains a mystery

DEAR DOCTOR K: Is there anything I can do to stop having terrible nightmares? They scare me, and ruin my sleep.     More...

Posted 2/4/2016 06:22 PM

Hints from Heloise

 The First Cut Isn't Enough       More...

Posted 2/4/2016 06:20 PM

Region  Free Access 

Scientists turn to drones to count growing seal colonies

On a remote island off of Nantucket, scientists are using a tool most commonly associated with war and surveillance to get a look at fuzzy baby seals.Researchers who want to get a handle on the growth of New England's gray seal population have been u More...

Posted 2/5/2016 09:06 PM

In 2nd state of state, Hassan says drug abuse fight not over

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — With her Statehouse term winding down and her U.S. Senate campaign beginning, Gov. More...

Posted 2/4/2016 06:35 PM

Winter thaw triggers sap run in maple country

WEST TOPSHAM, Vt. (AP) — A winter thaw in the Northeast has triggered sap to flow in maple trees, launching an early start to the syrup season for some producers in parts of New England who have already decided to tap their trees. More...

Posted 2/4/2016 05:12 PM

Health & Fitness  Free Access 

FDA bans sales of Camel Crush Bold

Camel Crush Bold cigarettes, a R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. brand, are on display at a Smoker Friendly shop in Pittsburgh. The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday, Sept. More...

Posted 10/6/2015 10:50 AM

HEALTH BRIEFS

‘Still Alice’ free showing More...

Posted 10/6/2015 10:50 AM

Panel backs aspirin for heart health only in certain adults

WASHINGTON — A government task force says a daily lowdose aspirin could help certain people in their 50s and 60s prevent a first heart attack or stroke — and they might get some protection against colon cancer at the same time. More...

Posted 10/6/2015 10:50 AM

Calendar  Free Access 

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 08:34 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 10:03 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 08:56 PM

Sanders, Trump triumph in student voting

Laconia High School classes choose favorites in advance of state primary

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Posted 2/5/2016 07:16 PM

Snowstorm snarls commutes in Lakes Region

About four inches falls in Laconia as crews work all day to clear streets

LACONIA — After weeks of wondering what became of winter, an early morning storm dumped four inches of snow on the Lakes Region on Friday, snarling morning commutes and resulting in numerous accidents. More...

Posted 2/5/2016 04:12 PM

Lakeland School students honored by state officials

MEREDITH- The students at the Lakeland School were treated to a couple special guests on a snowy Friday morning, with Sen. Jeanie Forrester and Rep. More...

Posted 2/5/2016 12:43 PM

CIE program shifts focus

Huot Technical Center transitions from early education to teaching preparation

LACONIA -- Those who pursue educational careers are steadfastly consistent, possess a strong desire to inspire others to a lifetime of learning and many are getting their start right here in the Lakes Region. More...

Posted 2/5/2016 04:54 AM

New Woodshed to open in May

MOULTONBOROUGH- When the Woodshed restaurant burned down in a tragic Thanksgiving night fire in 2013 it sent a shockwave through the community. More...

Posted 2/4/2016 03:56 PM

Driver loses license after cruiser crash

LACONIA – A Campton man who crashed his car into a stopped police cruiser in Dec. 2013, seriously injuring the New Hampshire State Trooper who was inside, pleaded guilty to reduced charges on Thursday. More...

Posted 2/4/2016 03:04 PM

Jeb Bush campaigns, takes questions in Laconia

LACONIA—Republican candidate Jeb Bush described his credentials and took questions at a town hall at The Margate resort in Laconia on Wednesday night at 6 p.m.The event took place in the Belknap Room on the lower level of the Margate. More...

Posted 2/3/2016 09:38 PM

Laconia students share stories from extended learning opportunities

Laconia High School's first 'ELO NIght' highlights unique experiences

LACONIA — Each one of a group of students undertaking Extended Learning Opportunities at Laconia High School has a story to tell about their experiences and during the first "ELO Night" on Wednesday at the school, they each had a chance to do just th More...

Posted 2/3/2016 08:07 PM

Winter warmups ahead for Little League players

LACONIA —  Little League ballplayers in Laconia have to wait several months before the official start of the 2016 season, but it doesn't mean they can't start getting ready for another year on the diamond. More...

Posted 2/3/2016 03:09 PM

County outside agency funding cuts tabled to Feb. 16

Commissioner Taylor urges delegates to research other counties

LACONIA- In the wake of proposed cuts outside agency funding by a subcommittee made up of local state representatives, Belknap County Commissioner Hunter Taylor urged members of the county delegation to look at the other county budgets around the sta More...

Posted 2/3/2016 01:04 PM

Laconia School Board sails through brief public meeting

LACONIA — In one of the briefest public meetings of the past few years, the Laconia School Board met for only 16 minutes Tuesday night and cruised through a light agenda. More...

Posted 2/2/2016 08:23 PM

Holy Trinity hosts Multicultural Night

LACONIA — Experienced international travelers always savor their experiences, but know deep down inside that they create the excitement about wherever it is they may visit. More...

Posted 2/2/2016 07:35 PM

LHS sophomore bids for state 'Miss Outstanding Teen' title

Sophia Joyal of Laconia among group vying for annual pageant crown

LACONIA — Among the competitors in the 12th annual Miss Outstanding Teen New Hampshire Pageant next weekend is a young lady who is sure to make an positive impression on the judges. More...

Posted 2/2/2016 02:10 PM

County delegation starts work on the budget

LACONIA- The County Delegation took held its first budget session where they began the creation of a working budget based on a presentation from the commissioners about various proposed changes, as well as a hearing several subcommittees. More...

Posted 2/1/2016 10:05 PM

Children's Auction distributes addtional funds Monday

LACONIA- The Greater Lakes Region Children’s Auction may take place at the beginning of December, but it is an overall year round effort which includes various fundraising efforts and distribution days. More...

Posted 2/1/2016 05:33 PM

Preserving primary history epic task for state legislator

Rep. Dennis Fields sponsors bill to remember a century of choosing candidates

SANBORNTON – Local State Rep. Dennis Fields has played a key role in helping to raise public awareness of the history of New Hampshire's "First in the Nation" Presidential Primary. More...

Posted 2/1/2016 01:07 PM

Aquifer petition article hot topic in Belmont

Belmont will vote on March 8

BELMONT- About 40 residents turned out for the first deliberative session on Saturday morning, where they sent 20 articles to the town warrant to be voted on in March. More...

Posted 1/31/2016 07:22 PM

Fashion show raises funds for New Beginnings

Organizers estimate that $8,000 was raised

LACONIA- More than 150 people joined together for a night of dancing and fashion at Pitman’s Freight Room for the Wear Your Heart Fashion Show, which raised an estimated $8,000 for New Beginnings- a non-profit domestic and sexual violence crisis cent More...

Posted 1/31/2016 05:56 PM

Belmont two-alarm fire causes $100 K damage

BELMONT- Three people sustained minor injuries while trying to self extinguish a fire at their home which destroyed much of the second floor on Saturday afternoon. More...

Posted 1/31/2016 03:20 PM

$32.1 million verdict returned by N.H. jury

CONCORD – A jury has awarded a former Wal-Mart pharmacist more than $32 million in damages after finding that the retail giant violated state and federal gender discrimination laws and fired her after she reported safety concerns. More...

Posted 1/29/2016 03:45 PM

School bells ring for exhibit visitors

LACONIA — The one constant that connects decades of Laconia history is the schoolhouse and on Friday 10 special visitors were briefed about the city's storied institutions of learning at the Laconia Public Library. More...

Posted 1/29/2016 03:00 PM

Snowmobile champion off to quick start in races

Tucker Kierstead, 14, won all 12 races he entered in New York last weekend

ALTON — Nothing beats the rush of racing for Tucker Kierstead and each time he boards a snowmobile in organized competition, he's a threat to win. The 14-year-old Alton student is entering his eighth season of racing in East Coast Snocross and h More...

Posted 1/28/2016 04:03 PM

Indecent exposure trial to start in the next month

LACONIA – A judge has denied the man accused of exposing himself to a group of children near Laconia Middle School in the fall of 2014 his request for a new lawyer.Daniel King, 53, who stands accused of two counts of indecent exposure is scheduled to More...

Posted 1/28/2016 02:33 PM

Warring marinas to square off in court

LACONIA – Irwin Marine has been granted court approval to join a lawsuit filed by a competing boat yard against the City of Laconia. More...

Posted 1/28/2016 12:47 PM

An icy tradition continues

SANDWICH- Rockywold-Deephaven Camps General Manager John Jurczynski has been involved in more than 20 ice harvests and he said not only is it a great chance for him to get out of the office, but also to continue honoring a tradition lasting more than More...

Posted 1/27/2016 05:22 PM

Church  Free Access 

Ecumenical Epiphany choral service to be held Sunday night

The Christmas Season comes to an end with the celebration of Epiphany on Sunday, Jan. 3. Epiphany marks the coming of the Wise Men to Bethlehem to pay homage to the infant Jesus and is the 12th day of Christmas. More...

Posted 12/31/2015 10:47 AM

Christians in Bethlehem mark Christmas amid violence

BETHLEHEM, West Bank  — Christian faithful from around the world descended Thursday on the biblical city of Bethlehem for Christmas Eve celebrations at the traditional birthplace of Jesus, as an outburst of Israeli-Palestinian violence dampened More...

Posted 12/24/2015 11:37 AM

In Israel, former ultra-Orthodox Jews demand basic education

BEERSHEBA, Israel — When Avihay Marciano completed his schooling, he didn't know how to use a computer or speak English and had only elementary math skills. More...

Posted 12/23/2015 06:09 PM

Obituaries  Free Access 

Linda K. Hall

GILFORD — Linda K. Hall died peacefully in Sun City, Ariz. Linda K. Hall was born on March 17, 1940 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania to Martin and Kathryn Hall. They moved 5 months later to New York City and lived there five years during WWII. More...

Posted 2/5/2016 03:41 PM

Ericka Hyslop-Ames

ALTON — Ericka passed away peacefully on Feb. 2, 2016 at her Dad's home surrounded by her family and close friends. More...

Posted 2/4/2016 02:05 PM

Gary L. Nilges

NORTHFIELD — Gary L. Nilges, 60, of Northfield, died on Feb. 1, 2016 at Concord Hospital after a brief illness.Gary was born on Dec. 16, 1955 in Manchester the son of Elizabeth (DeBoer) and Karl L. Nilges, Sr. More...

Posted 2/3/2016 06:15 PM

Local  Free Access 

Snowstorm snarls commutes in Lakes Region

About four inches falls in Laconia as crews work all day to clear streets

LACONIA — After weeks of wondering what became of winter, an early morning storm dumped four inches of snow on the Lakes Region on Friday, snarling morning commutes and resulting in numerous accidents. More...

Posted 2/5/2016 04:12 PM

Showman bringing magic to Franklin

FRANKLIN — The part scientist, part magician, part showman Ignatius Mackenzie Ossum ("I. M." Ossum), is bringing his "Wonder Show" to Franklin later this month. More...

Posted 2/5/2016 12:24 PM

State's pregnancy risk assessment issues first report

CONCORD — The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Division  of  Public  Health  Services has issued the first report from New Hampshire  PRAMS (Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System). More...

Posted 2/5/2016 12:13 PM

History  Free Access 

More reports of lake ‘skimming’

LACONIA — Emergency personnel responded, Feb. 1, to another report of a snowmobiler who had reportedly gone into Lake Paugus but, apparently, the person had been rescued by another snowmobile, The Citizen reported, 10 years ago this week. More...

Posted 1/29/2016 08:55 PM

No quick fix for Jewett flooding

LACONIA — There was “no quick fix that will prevent flooding in the area of Jewett Brook that surrounds Normandin Square,” Public Works and other officials told a group of residents, Jan. 31, 2006, The Citizen reported, 10 years ago this week. More...

Posted 1/29/2016 08:53 PM

LSS/LDS clients deinstitutionalized

LACONIA  — As of Feb. More...

Posted 1/29/2016 08:51 PM

Lakes Food  Free Access 

Doing Valentine's Day right with have-it-your-way doughnuts

Most everybody loves fresh, warm doughnuts. But most everybody doesn't love the hassle of making those fresh, warm doughnuts. It's a messy process that involves making a dough that can be temperamental. Who has time for that on Valentine's Day? More...

Posted 2/2/2016 05:35 PM

Here's how to snack like a pro on game day

(BPT) - Ted Harper, the team sports dietitian for the New England Patriots, and Bryan Snyder, director of team nutrition for the Denver Broncos, may be rivals on the field, but when it comes to nutrition, they agree on one thing: pistachios are an id More...

Posted 1/26/2016 02:53 PM

Like some heat with your sweet? Try Mexican-spiced brownies

Mexican hot chocolate is a beloved beverage made from chocolate (no surprise there) combined with cinnamon and another spice or two to bring up the heat. More...

Posted 1/26/2016 01:24 PM

Classifieds  Free Access 

L318 Garage/Barn/Moving

LACONIA Moving Sale 50 Blueberry Lane #10 on Sat. Feb. 6th 10-4. Lots of furniture. Beautiful dining and living room sets. Twin beds. Bring a truck everything must go. No reasonable offer refused. More...

Posted 2/2/2016 11:18 AM

L146 Help Wanted

Needed- Office Cleaners. Nights and weekends. Must have own reliable transportation. Call (603)217-7643. More...

Posted 2/2/2016 11:16 AM

L604 Apartments/Unfurnished

Belmont- 2 bed 2 bath. Available 2/1/16 on 10 acres $820 mo. Call 215-896-9560. More...

Posted 2/2/2016 11:14 AM

Around Town  Free Access 

Friends of Meredith Library to hold book sale

MEREDITH — For the past 8 years The Friends of the Meredith Library have been hosting a book sale at the Meredith Public Library. It has now become a triannual event and the first for the year will be held on Feb. 18 through 20. More...

Posted 2/1/2016 05:12 PM

Laconia Middle Schoolers get some wobble in their day

LACOIA — Laconia Middle School students need to move, which is why 8th grade language arts teacher Shannon Siegler set her sights on obtaining wobble cushions for her classroom. More...

Posted 2/1/2016 04:02 PM

Events at Meredith Public Library

Tuesday Feb. 2, 2016Library Planning Committee at the Meredith Library 10 a.m.  -  11:30 a.m.All meetings are open to the public. TAB Meeting at the Meredith Library 3:30 p.m.  -  4:30 p.m. More...

Posted 1/31/2016 03:55 PM

Nation  Free Access 

Manhattan crane topples into street killing 1, injuring 3

NEW YORK (AP) — A huge construction crane being lowered to safety in a snow squall plummeted onto a Lower Manhattan street Friday, killing a Wall Street worker and leaving three people hurt by debris that scattered as the rig's lengthy boom fell, off More...

Posted 2/5/2016 06:39 PM

Disguised gunmen target boxing fans in Dublin hotel; 1 dead

DUBLIN (AP) — Gunmen disguised as police opened fire on boxing fans at a Dublin hotel Friday, killing one man and wounding two others in an attack that could reflect tensions within Ireland's top cocaine-smuggling gang. More...

Posted 2/5/2016 06:35 PM

Winter thaw triggers sap run in maple country

WEST TOPSHAM, Vt. (AP) — A winter thaw in the Northeast has triggered sap to flow in maple trees, launching an early start to the syrup season for some producers in parts of New England who have already decided to tap their trees. More...

Posted 2/4/2016 05:12 PM

Poll

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