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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 …

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 …

Hosmer named District 7 state senator after recount

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Nearly seven hours after the red tape on the first box of ballots was unsealed by Secretary of State Bill Gardner, Andrew Hosmer was officially re-elected as the District 7 state senator. A 132-vote difference between Hosmer, the …

Laconia okays ordinance to ban spice; legislators may do the same

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

With Laconia the latest community to ban synthetic marijuana, the Lakes Region’s front against the dangerous substance has grown. A statewide ban may not be far behind, with lawmakers expected to submit comprehensive bills early in the next legislative session. “It sends a message here in our community …