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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 and learn ways of coping with their loss, to gain the support of others in safe and caring ways, and to learn …

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 better employment position. Going to school, even for free, incurs costs for the student. These …

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 at Boston University. Hannah Durant was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester …

Laconia gas stations in price war tip-toe under $2-per-gallon mark

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Ricky Patel bought Premium Mart in Laconia six months ago, and has watched the prices drop cent by cent. Now, it’s one of the first gas stations in the state to offer regular unleaded gasoline for less than …

Announcements for Jan. 10, 2015

Friday, January 9, 2015

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

Judge rejects plea deal for accused Epsom child rapist, wants more prison time

Saturday, January 3, 2015

A judge yesterday rejected a plea deal that would have sent a 67-year-old Epsom man to prison for at least 16 years for repeatedly sexually assaulting three children years ago, abuse that the man’s relatives insist he inflicted on them as well. Explaining the decision, Judge James O’Neill …

Announcements for Dec. 30, 2014

Monday, December 29, 2014

CONCORD Ice danger The City of Concord reminds everyone to stay off area ponds because the ice is unsafe. The ice skating ponds at White Park and Beaver Meadow Golf Course remain closed due to unsafe conditions. LACONIA Family research Laconia Historical and Museum Society and Laconia Public …

Lakes Region Community Services celebrates holiday with family fun night

Monday, December 22, 2014

More than 200 children and their families gathered to celebrate the holiday season at Lakes Region Community Services in downtown Laconia on Dec. 10, accompanied by 30 community volunteers, most of whom were employees of the Family Resource …

Announcements for Dec. 20, 2014

Friday, December 19, 2014

German study The application deadline for U.S. Department of State’s scholarships to study in Germany for American high school students living in the Northeast is Jan. 8. These scholarships fully fund high school students to study for the 2015-2016 academic year. By living with a host family and …

License revocations: Dec. 19, 2014

Thursday, December 18, 2014

The director of motor vehicles, Richard Bailey Jr., released the following list of driving while intoxicated license revocations. ∎ Kevin P. Roark, 23, of Andover ∎ Robert M. Casey, 41 of Belmont ∎ Joshua R. Laplant, 24, of Belmont ∎ Michael S. Hurley, 30, of Boscawen ∎ Danielle E. Mooney, 22, of Bow …

Announcements for Dec. 13, 2014

Friday, December 12, 2014

Concord Menorah lighting A 13-foot menorah will be lighted on the State House lawn by Chabad Lubavich on Tuesday at 3:30 for the first night of Chanukah. The ceremony will begin with Rabbi Levi Krinsky being lifted in the air with a hydraulic lift to light the first …

Stolen plow truck back at school for winter

Thursday, December 11, 2014

The Laconia school district is happy it has its plow truck back for winter, now that it’s no longer needed as a prime piece of evidence in a criminal case. The truck was stolen during a burglary at Laconia High School, and 34-year-old Dennis Lefebvre pleaded guilty Wednesday …

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Grateful for the help On behalf of Lakes Region Community Services (LRCS), I would like to thank the members of Temple B’nai Israel (TBI) and their “We Care” program for selecting LRCS to be the recipient of the net proceeds of their musical events this year. The TBI …