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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 …

Announcements: Bakers wanted for town meeting

Saturday, February 28, 2015

EPSOM Attention bakers The Epsom Friends of the Library is seeking bakers for the upcoming March 10 election and hopes to have homemade pies and breads from wonderful Epsom chefs. A previous announcement mistakenly said the baked goods were for its meet the candidates forum. The forum will …

Business people for Feb. 23, 2015

Monday, February 23, 2015

James Culhane was recently named the new president and CEO of Lake Sunapee Regional Visiting Nurse Association. Culhane has a master’s in business administration from the University of New Hampshire and a master’s in social work from the …

Racing to fight cancer

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The Lakes Region Ice Racing Club holds weekly races on Berry and Lee ponds in Moultonboro. Last week, the group held a special race for Suzanne Tagget, who is fighting cancer. There were five feature divisions that raced …

People for Feb. 17, 2015

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

GILMANTON Jessica Stone was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the University of Maine in Orono, Maine. HILLSBORO Ashley Wing received a Who’s Who Among Students award from Colby-Sawyer College. She is a nursing …

Business Notes for Feb. 16, 2015

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Cynthia’s Challenge, a 24-hour ski-a-thon, at King Pine Ski Area raised $33,795 to purchase a wheelchair-accessible van for Samantha Gillard of Newton, Mass., who has Rett syndrome. Gillard is the 7-year-old granddaughter of Tex Gillard, a ski instructor at King Pine. Donations towards the $45,000 goal can be …

Students stuff a bus

Friday, February 13, 2015

Tilton School students Madison Downs, Jason Bogacz, Tyler Hatch and Kyoko Kinoshita and school counselor Angela Juurlink stand with a bus filled with donations for New Beginnings women and children’s shelter in Laconia. Teams of students collected items …

People for Feb. 11, 2015

Thursday, February 12, 2015

LACONIA Susan Ross was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Mass. She is a sophomore chemical engineering major. Danielle Cote was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Mass. She is …

NH1 Auction provides groceries to children

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Got lunch! Laconia would like to express our sincere gratitude to the NH1 Children’s Auction for granting us our biggest award ever of $30,000 to help deliver healthy groceries to the children of Laconia for the entire 11 weeks of 2015 summer school vacation. From our very first …

People for Feb. 10, 2015

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

HENNIKER Sen. Lou D’Allesandro, state senator, was honored for his outstanding contributions to education and public service at the annual Founders Day celebration of New England College. He received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree and was the …

Free tax preparation services available through Granite United Way

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

With tax season in full swing, the Granite United Way’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program has opened several sites across the state for free tax preparation. The program is open to individuals and families with household incomes $53,000 and below. In addition to Granite United Way in Concord, …