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Lakes Region Community College honors

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The following area students earned honors for the fall semester at Lakes Region Community College. BELMONT: Jessica Coutu, Stacia Michalewicz, Kurt Oberhausen, Courtney Drouin, Trevor Romagnoli BOW: Anthony Roberts BARNSTEAD: Shayla Locke CONCORD: Gregory Rebello, Andrew Saffian DANBURY: Ashley Weatherbee DEERFIELD: Stephanie Lazott-Croteau DUNBARTON: Daniel Andrews EPSOM: David Marston, Juleah Moschen FRANKLIN: Haley Parenteau, Kaley Shepard, Michael Mussey GILFORD: Jessica Dow, Nicholas Burleigh, Lauren Emond, Danielle Rivera GILMANTON: Nicole Daigneau, …

Laconia parents hope child’s skull condition can be corrected

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Skye Malo loves to laugh. When his dad makes a funny face or a silly sound, 5-month old Skye can’t help himself. When he meets new people, he shows them a big, bright smile with wide, blue eyes. Skye is just like any other kid his age; he likes playing with his toys, …

Community snapshots: Underwater adventures

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

H ans Hug, Jr., noted scuba diver and history buff will present his program, “What Lies Beneath Lake Winnipesaukee?” at the Laconia Historical and Museum Society meeting Monday at 7 p.m. in the Rotary Room of the Laconia Public Library. For more information, call 527-1278 or visit laconiahistorical.org. …

Three N.H. veterans receive service medals from Sen. Jeanne Shaheen

Thursday, November 12, 2015

To begin the week of Veterans Day, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen recognized three New Hampshire veterans with medals for their service. Ray Vercoe of Laconia served with the U.S. Navy in Vietnam. He was presented with the National Defense …

Community Snapshots: November artists of the month

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

The following Lakes Region Art Association members will have art work on display until Nov. 16 at Lakes Region businesses: Pat Anderson at Vynn Gallery & Art Supplies, Meredith; Shela Cunningham at Imagine Gallery, Laconia; Rob Emory at …

Police: Intoxicated Laconia man shot gun in his city backyard

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Laconia police said they arrested a 53-year-old for shooting a gun in his backyard Friday night in close proximity to neighbors. Patrick Manley of 44 Warren St. was arrested and charged with reckless conduct, according to a press …

People for Oct. 27, 2015

Monday, October 26, 2015

EPSOM Nick Muise was presented a $350 scholarship by Commander Bob Blodgett of American Legion Post 112 of Epsom to attend Boys State, a leadership program, where he was elected mayor of one of the towns used. He …

People for Oct. 24, 2015

Monday, October 26, 2015

CHICHESTER Lisa Rounds participated in the annual B.A.A. Half Marathon presented by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund, as a member of the official Dana-Farber team. HOPKINTON Hannah Durant was selected for membership in Beta Beta Beta, the national biological honorary society, at St. Lawrence University in …

As Keene Pumpkin Festival moves to Laconia, a new event sprouts in Swanzey

Thursday, October 22, 2015

For decades, Keene was synonymous with the Monadnock region’s biggest annual event – the pumpkin festival. But after students from Keene State College and other schools rioted last fall, city officials decided the festival could not continue with …

‘Free the Nipple’ protester’s toplessness case heads toward trial

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

A woman protesting a town ordinance prohibiting her from being topless is preparing to go to trial, rather than pay a $25 ticket she was issued last month while sunbathing on a local beach. Heidi Lilley, 54, said she’s looking to prove the ordinance in her hometown of …

Announcements: Take the plunge

Friday, October 9, 2015

LACONIA House parade The Lakes Region Builders and Remodelers Association will present its annual fall Parade of Homes this weekend, each day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year features nine lake and mountain homes in the towns of Moultonboro, Madison, Campton, Ashland, Hebron, Meredith and Alton …

Community snapshots: Businesses are the galley

Friday, October 9, 2015

T he Lakes Region Art Association names its October artists of the month. They are Pat Anderson, Jay Fitzpatrick, Sally Hibberd, Gisela Langsten, Barbara McClintock, Amy Prendergast, Nancy Rand, Kim B. J. Smith, Martha Swanson-Webber and Marlene Witham. …

People for Oct. 7, 2015

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

LACONIA Judge James Carroll will be recognized with a Quill & Ink Award from the Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications at the Capitol Center for the Arts on Nov. 12. BRADFORD Owen Dayton, son of Bliss and Mary Keegan-Dayton, was named to the dean’s list for the …