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Emma Fabian, 10, was named the winner of the Colonial Theater Art Contest by Brenda Kean, executive director of the Laconia Historical & Museum Society. The Colonial Theater and other Laconia opera houses are part of an exhibit on display at the Laconia Public Library.

Community photo: Mini-theater

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Emma Fabian, 10, was named the winner of the Colonial Theater Art Contest by Brenda Kean, executive director of the Laconia Historical & Museum Society. She created a diorama of the theater complete with velvet seats and a curtain she made with pieces of her mother’s wedding headpiece. The Colonial Theater and other Laconia opera houses are part of an exhibit on display at the Laconia Public Library. …

People for July 30, 2015

Thursday, July 30, 2015

ALLENSTOWN Zachary Schaefer earned a bachelor’s degree in human biology from the University at Albany-SUNY in Albany, N.Y. ANDOVER Kayla Angier was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at MCPHS in Manchester. She is studying nursing. Kenneth Johnson Jr. earned an A.A.S. in electrical transmission systems technology from Bismarck State College last fall and walked in the May commencement ceremony. …

Community snapshots: Brand new wheels

Thursday, July 30, 2015

B randon Faulkner, Marshall Brasse and Makayla Faulkner ride their new bikes in front of Elks members Buzzie Lessard, Joanie Lessard and Deirdre Tibbetts. The Laconia Elks 876 donated 55 bikes during its third annual bike fest July 26. Children also take a road course and receive a water bottle. …

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 …

Outdoor markets open for business

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

T he Laconia Farmer’s Market will reopen Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon for its 42 year; it is the longest running farmers markets in New Hampshire. The market features a rotating line up of vendors who sell …

Announcements: Golf tournament

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

LACONIA Golf anyone? Golf on the Lakes Region’s oldest private 18-hole golf course at the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce’s 2015 Golf Classic on Monday at 9 a.m. This year’s tropical-themed event will feature two holes-in-one contests with a chance to win a car sponsored by AutoServ Tilton …

The Sant Bani School Class of 2015

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

The following students graduated from the Sant Bani School on June 13. Fiona Barker, daughter of Peter Barker and Christina Schaefer of Hill, will attend Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Mass. Teresa Dancewicz Helmers, daughter of Anne …

Female riders hit the road for Laconia Motorcycle Week

Sunday, June 14, 2015

While men riding motorcycles still outnumber women at Laconia Motorcycle Week, the ladies are holding their own. In a sea of leather jackets and polished chrome, you’ll see plenty of women gripping the handlebars instead of riding on …

Cannella–Boelig

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Ray and Lori Boelig of Laconia announce the engagement of their son, Derek Boelig to Cristina Cannella, daughter of Sal and Cheryl Cannella of New Hyde Park, N.Y. Cannella, of Hoboken, N.J., earned a degree in integrated business …

Fundraiser supports 15 children’s meals

Friday, June 12, 2015

We not only live in a beautiful resort area, surrounded by the beauty of the mountains and lakes but we also live in a community that cares about children. In 2014, GOT LUNCH! Laconia fed 654 children throughout the summer. It costs the program approximately $120 to feed …

People for June 11, 2015

Thursday, June 11, 2015

BOW Joyce Kimball was elected as the vice president of the New Hampshire Federation of Garden Clubs. She also received an award for her previous work as publicity chairwoman. Sophia Gottlieb is a member of the Bates College …