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FILE - In this June 17, 2011, file photo, members of the Hells Angels walk along the strip at Weirs Beach during Bike Week in Laconia, N.H. New Hampshire's annual Bike Week is in June 2015, just weeks after the fatal Waco, Texas, biker gangs shootout. New Hampshire organizers are working on security concerns and what they might do differently running up to the event that attracts thousands of bikers. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)

Officials: Waco shootout won’t affect Laconia bike week

Monday, May 25, 2015

The biggest motorcycle rally in the Northeast kicks off in New Hampshire in two weeks, and law enforcement officials and organizers said they do not believe this month’s deadly shootout between rival motorcycle gangs in Waco, Texas, will have repercussions in Laconia. Laconia Motorcycle Week – which runs June 13-21 – left its violent days in the dust more than …

Announcements: Remember our veterans Friday at Kearsarge High

Thursday, May 21, 2015

DEERING Plant sale Peonies, daylilies, hostas and many other interesting and hardy perennials and house plants donated by local gardeners are waiting for you May 30 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Deering Town Hall, Route 149. All proceeds will support the Greater Hillsboro Food Pantry/APPLE Fund and the Deering Public Library. The Deering Town Hall is located in on Deering Center …

People for May 8, 2015

Friday, May 8, 2015

GILFORD Abigial Ross was inducted to the Phi Beta Kappa liberal arts honor society at St. Lawrence University. She is a senior mathematics major. HILL Zachary Plante, an Army private, graduated from basic training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. He is the son of Steven and Vickie Plante. LACONIA Scott Compton Jr., an Army specialist, graduated from basic training at Fort Jackson …

Letter: Devastating cuts

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Last week, Lakes Region Community Services celebrated 40 years of service to our community. It was a time to think about how the organization began and remember those who together affected change and created a community-based system that supports independence, dignity and opportunity in the lives of people …

Announcements: Fun at the YMCA

Saturday, April 18, 2015

CONCORD Fun at the YMCA Don’t know what to do with the kids during April vacation? Send them to the Y’s camp! They can spend a day or the entire week of April 27 through May 1. Open to all school-age children in kindergarten through grade 6. Each …

Community News: STEM solutions

Friday, April 3, 2015

Teams of students competed in two Destination Imagination competitions in Kingston and Berlin recently. The finals were held March 28. Destination Imagination creates the challenges for students in areas such as scientific understanding, theatrical performance, technical prowess, improvisation and structural engineering. At the Kingston meet, Shaker Regional High …

People for April 2, 2015

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

EPSOM Karyn Veinotte was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the University of Maine at Farmington. GILFORD Emily Lamot was inducted to the Alpha Chi Epsilon chapter of Lakes Region Community College Phi Theta Kappa honor society. Daniel Wright graduated from James Madison University …

artists display work at Local businesses

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

A rea artists will be displaying their work at businesses across the region. Above : Rachel Paul of Henniker, Paul Ducret of Manchester, Nancy Jarvis of Concord, Mary Crump of Concord, Therese DesRosiers of Manchester, Howard Muscott of …

Announcements: Bereavement support counseling

Saturday, March 28, 2015

LACONIA Bereavement support Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice is offering free seven-week bereavement support groups in two locations beginning in April. One group will meet in Laconia on Thursdays and the other group will meet in Wolfeboro on Tuesdays. Support groups give people the opportunity to discuss …

Letter: College math

Friday, March 27, 2015

The usual attack on the president’s proposal for free community college that suggests that a student who doesn’t pay for college won’t value it when part or all of the tuition is subsidized contains faulty economics. While studying, that student is delaying working to put herself into a …

People

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

HILLSBORO Josline Watkins was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the University of Maine at Farmington. HOOKSETT Lexie Scarpa was inducted to the Alpha Lambda Delta honor society at Becker College. HOPKINTON Benjamin Thesing was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester …

Educational Eating

Friday, March 6, 2015

L akes Region Community College students Heidi Milbrand of Bristol and Hannah Rush of Gilford show off their meals and the Shaker Table Restaurant. Milbrand has smothered pork chops and Rush has pecan crusted catfish and shrimp peloo. …

Announcements: Apply for nursing scholarship

Thursday, March 5, 2015

LACONIA Nursing scholarship The family of the late Jennifer Cotton Grad, BSN, MS, will be awarding the ninth annual Jennifer Cotton Grad memorial nursing scholarships and are searching for individuals who have the qualities and attributes that she possessed. She was known for having a positive attitude and …