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Concord Area Transit to study bus route to Franklin

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

A bus trip from Franklin to Concord means taking a ride in the Winnipesaukee Transit Service system to Tilton, near Exit 18 off Interstate 93. If schedules align, riders can then hop a bus to Concord. The organization that operates Concord Area Transit and the Winnipesaukee Transit Service thinks getting from Franklin to the capital should be easier. Last week, Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties announced plans to study a … 1

Business notes

Monday, April 14, 2014

Alliance Asset Management is CATCH Neighborhood Housing’s new property management company. Alliance Asset Management is also involved in the Work Experience Program, sponsored by the New Hampshire Employment Program, Southern New Hampshire Services and the New Hampshire Department of Heath and Human Services. The program is designed to create the opportunity for an individual to shift from public assistance to independence. The work … 0

Christmas was a lot brighter

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Christmas was a lot brighter at the Belknap County Nursing Home due the kindness of employees from the Inns at Mill Falls and parishioners of St. Andre Bessette Catholic Church. Every resident received a gift, each beautifully gift wrapped, thanks to these wonderful employees and parishioners. Mill Falls … 0

Business people

Sunday, January 12, 2014

NICHOLAS COATES of Belmont has been named as the first active living coordinator for Healthy Eating Active Living New Hampshire. HEAL NH works with more than 65 New Hampshire communities to support their efforts to provide residents with … 0

Defense asks for more time in Laconia fatal crash case

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

The attorney for a driver accused of crashing into two 14-year-old girls at a crosswalk in Laconia last year, killing one of them, is asking for more time to prepare for the case. Amy Lafond is facing manslaughter and two alternate counts of negligent homicide in the crash. … 0

Trooper injured when cruiser struck on I-93 in Tilton

Saturday, January 4, 2014

A New Hampshire state police officer was sent to the hospital yesterday with non-life-threatening injuries after his cruiser was struck by another driver at the Exit 20 off-ramp on Interstate 93 in Tilton. The trooper’s name is not being released. Around noon, the trooper was parked on the … 3

Bank of New Hampshire raises $21,000 for relief fund

Sunday, December 29, 2013

Bank of New Hampshire raised $21,000 in proceeds from its holiday auction and donated it to the New Hampshire National Guard’s Chaplain Emergency Relief Fund. The fund was established during Operation Desert Storm when many military families faced financial hardships during the deployment of their loved ones. Any … 0

LNA graduates

Thursday, December 26, 2013


Five seniors selected as good citizens

Wednesday, December 18, 2013


13 arrested in Laconia drug sweep

Saturday, December 14, 2013

The police in Laconia have arrested 13 people on drug charges. Police Capt. William Clary said this was the second time the department has done such a drug sweep. The first time was in February. He said the idea is to combat illegal drug use and the sales … 0

A night of holiday family fun

Friday, December 13, 2013


Together we can make a difference

Friday, December 13, 2013

The Lakes Region Better Together Steering Committee wishes to thank the many hands that made our annual celebration such a wonderful event! Lakes Region Food Network collaborated with us to coordinate many local farmers who donated fresh, local produce and poultry for a variety of delicious soups for … 0