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Lakes Region Community College honors

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The following area students earned honors for the fall semester at Lakes Region Community College. BELMONT: Jessica Coutu, Stacia Michalewicz, Kurt Oberhausen, Courtney Drouin, Trevor Romagnoli BOW: Anthony Roberts BARNSTEAD: Shayla Locke CONCORD: Gregory Rebello, Andrew Saffian DANBURY: Ashley Weatherbee DEERFIELD: Stephanie Lazott-Croteau DUNBARTON: Daniel Andrews EPSOM: David Marston, Juleah Moschen FRANKLIN: Haley Parenteau, Kaley Shepard, Michael Mussey GILFORD: Jessica Dow, Nicholas Burleigh, Lauren Emond, Danielle Rivera GILMANTON: Nicole Daigneau, …

Laconia parents hope child’s skull condition can be corrected

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Skye Malo loves to laugh. When his dad makes a funny face or a silly sound, 5-month old Skye can’t help himself. When he meets new people, he shows them a big, bright smile with wide, blue eyes. Skye is just like any other kid his age; he likes playing with his toys, …

Community snapshots: Underwater adventures

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

H ans Hug, Jr., noted scuba diver and history buff will present his program, “What Lies Beneath Lake Winnipesaukee?” at the Laconia Historical and Museum Society meeting Monday at 7 p.m. in the Rotary Room of the Laconia Public Library. For more information, call 527-1278 or visit …

Laconia’s 2015 Motorcycle Week rally loses money

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Laconia’s Motorcycle Week ended with the rally losing money for the first time since 2007. City Manager Scott Myers said staging the event cost almost $150,000 and made just over $146,000. reported Laconia typically uses a portion of the profits from the rally to purchase new items …

Announcements: Support NAMI NH

Saturday, August 1, 2015

CONCORD Charity yard sale Concord Peer Support, a wellness center for people in Merrimack County facing mental health challenges, will host a yard sale Sept. 5 at 55 School Street. Concord Peer Support is a free resource that is listed on the National Alliance on Mental Illness and …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Community snapshots: Handmade comforts

Thursday, July 30, 2015

P atternworks in Center Harbor donated skeins of soft yarn to LRGH Auxiliary Sewing Committee in honor of infant twin sisters who died. The yarn was used to make blankets for the hospital nursery. …

Thanks a Million: Lots of lunches

Thursday, July 30, 2015

With all the crazy things going on in this world, the people of Laconia can be proud of the way this community works together, cares about one another and makes things happen. Five years ago, this community had around 67 percent of our children qualifying for free and …

Suspect in Belmont hacking deaths found unfit; state given one year to restore

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

A Belmont man accused of hacking his mother and brother to death two years ago has been found unfit to stand trial – for now. Shawn Carter, 33, was scheduled for a competency hearing Thursday in Belknap County Superior Court, but attorneys on both sides have called it …

People for July 29, 2015

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

BOW Taylor Grip was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Lee Miller was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the University of Minnesota College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences. Derrick Uchida earned a …

Community snapshots: Take to the skies

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

C amryn Dembiec of Gilford flew over Big Lake during the ACE Academy Orientation hosted by WinnAero at the Laconia Airport. More than 50 students from Lakes Region communities participated in the Space Camp. …