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FILE - In this June 24, 2015 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee gets ready to speak to the Belknap County Democrats during a campaign stop in Laconia, N.H. The former Rhode Island governor has visited the first primary state of New Hampshire a dozen times this year. But he seems to be making barely a ripple, aside from curiosity about some of his policy platforms. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)

N.H. Democrats find some of Chafee’s ideas ‘odd’

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Presidential candidate Lincoln Chafee stands before a few dozen people at a meeting of New Hampshire’s Belknap County Democrats. The Republican-turned-independent-turned-Democrat gets nods of approval when he tells them he was the only Republican senator to vote against authorizing the war in Iraq. Then smiles turn to laughter when he pitches another idea: The U.S. should switch to the metric …

Announcements: Got Lunch

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

LACONIA Funds for children The Children’s Auction funding was disbursed in four categories to the following organizations. Category 1: Salvation Army, Got Lunch–Laconia, Gilford Police Relief Association, Mrs. Santa Fund, Laconia Police Family Fund, St. Vincent de Paul Children’s Foundation, Christmas Village, Greater Lakes Region Santa Fund, Inter-Lakes Christmas Fund, Got Lunch–Lincoln-Woodstock, Got Lunch–Gilford, Got Lunch–Inter Lakes, Got Lunch–Ashland, Tilton Northfield Christmas Fund, …

Announcements: View children’s art

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

LACONIA Children’s art The Laconia Historical and Museum Society and the Laconia Public Library are creating a gallery of children’s art. Laconia students in kindergarten through 12th grade are invited to submit original artwork that depicts some aspect of Laconia’s Colonial Theater. Entries will be judged in three categories – elementary, middle and high school – and will be accepted through July 17. …

Police get new wheels

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The Belmont Police Department will replace two police patrol bicycles with donations from the Belmont Rotary Club and MC Cycle and Sport of Laconia. …

People for June 28, 2015

Saturday, June 27, 2015

LACONIA Jazmine Jackson earned a bachelor’s degree in management from Lasell College in Newton, Mass. Ashley Snow earned a doctor of pharmacy degree from University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. Susannah O’Brien was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Providence College in Providence, R.I. …

Laconia, Loudon and Meredith students graduate from UNH

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The following students from Laconia, Loudon and Meredith earned degrees from the University of New Hampshire in May. LACONIA alicia dufield, sociology; benjamin mitchell, mechanical engineering, summa cum laude; charles weinmann, English-journalism; faolan connelly, psychology; katherine foster, political science; margaret mcmurdy, occupational therapy, summa cum laude; marissa farley, …

Announcements: Summer museums open CONCORD

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Pierce Manse The Pierce Manse, 14 Horseshoe Pond Lane, will be open to the public for regular guided tours Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Sept. 5. Until October, the Pierce Manse hosts the free Brigade Lecture Series, the fourth Thursday of each month …

People for June 24, 2015

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

ANDOVER Rebecca Lance earned a bachelor’s degree in liberal studies and elementary education from Emmanuel College in Boston. BARNSTEAD Emily Barrett was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at SUNY Oneonta in Oneonta, N.Y. Sydney …

Community Snapshots: Week of June 14, 2015

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

This week in photos Community snapshots are submitted by Monitor readers. If you have photos you’d like to share you can upload them on our photos form or email communitynews@cmonitor.com. Some may appear in print. When thinking about …

Announcements: Concord TV summer hours

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

CONCORD TV summer hours Beginning Monday, ConcordTV will switch to summer hours. Studio A at Concord High School will be open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Studio B at Heights Community Center will be open Tuesday …

Search underway after unattended boat circling on lake

Sunday, June 21, 2015

A search is under way for a possible missing boater after an unattended boat was found circling on Lake Winnipesaukee. The Laconia fire chief told WMUR that the boat was located near Governor’s Island on Saturday. He said the boat was stopped and a dog and cellphone were …

At Bike Week, Gilmore critiques Fox debate format

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Motorcycle enthusiasts streamed in and out of Laconia Harley-Davidson in Meredith on Friday afternoon, decked out in denim, leather and T-shirts featuring past Motorcycle Week events. One first-time visitor to Laconia Motorcycle Week was dressed more formally: the …

1 injured in small plane crash in Laconia

Thursday, June 18, 2015

The Laconia Fire Department says one person was seriously injured when a small plane crashed Thursday morning. Authorities say the injured pilot was the only person aboard the plane. The Citizen of Laconia reported the pilot was 85-year-old Thomas Volpe Sr.,the owner of Melcher & Prescott Insurance, and …