LACONIA — Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a police officer?
Would you like to find out more about your police department?
Why not consider attending the Laconia Police Department's Citizen Police Academy?
The Laconia Police Department will again be hosting an annual Citizen Police Academy in order to afford its citizens the opportunity to experience the department in a fun and unique way. The class will begin on Tuesday, September 10 and run through Tuesday, November 12. The purpose of the academy is to increase understanding between the public and the department through education and interaction with police officers. Attendees will be exposed to many different facets of law enforcement, including operational information, physical interaction, demonstrations, a patrol ride-along and field trip experiences. This is a ten week program that will be held at the Laconia Police Department and will meet once a week for three hours.
Applications are located at the Laconia Police Department, 126 New Salem Street, or may be downloaded and printed from our website at www.laconiapd.org. Completed applications can be mailed or dropped off at Police Headquarters. For more information contact either Lieutenant Rich Simmons at 524-5257 ext 332 or Sergeant Gary Hubbard at 524-5257 ext 504.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 July 2013 08:44
LACONIA — The Laconia High School Music Department is seeking donations for their annual yard sale which will take place on Saturday, July 27 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m in the Laconia High School Cafeteria.
Yard sale items may be dropped off at the Laconia High School Music Room, Monday through Friday during normal business hours. All proceeds benefit the band instrument fund. Please no clothing, shoes, TV's. Computer monitors.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 July 2013 08:30
ASHLAND — Rock the Park will return to the L.W. Packard Field in on Saturday, July 27 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. according to organizers Jeﬀ MacDonald and Keith Katsikas.
"This is our second year in Ashland," say's founder and Ashland resident, Jeﬀ MacDonald. "This year we'll be introducing a new outreach, focused on community building, giving back in ways we haven't seen before."
Rock the Park will be the launching pad for this new outreach and with over 30 of New England's top Christian bands and speakers on two stages, along with amusement rides, carnival games, fair foods, vendors, child activities, a giant prayer wall, and some brand new sponsors, like: The ROCK! New Hampshire Christian Radio, The Common Man, Parable Christian Bookstores, and Miller Amusements.
Rock The Park is a family event and to encourage everyone to bring their children, admission is free for children 15 and under (with paying adult, admission for adults is $35) and includes access to see the bands and speakers, the playground, the vendor area, arts and crafts, clowns, and more. (does not include rides, games, or food.)
There will be a "Delete Blood Cancer" drive. St. Baldrick's will be shaving heads for a Laconia family, and Austin's Angel's will be selling balloons for $1 to raise funds for Austin's medical bills. "At the height of the event," MacDonald says, "we'll let the balloons go, floating to heaven with prayers for Austin and others fighting cancer."
Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 July 2013 08:28
LACONIA — It is that time of year again when the Leavitt Park community volunteers invite everyone to the annual Leavitt Park carnival on Saturday, July 20 from 3-6 p.m.
Leavitt Park is located in Lakeport on Elm St. Come take your chance to dunk someone in the dunking booth or toss a wet sponge at someone you might know. Maybe even double your money at the chuck-a-luck booth or possibly yell bingo in the hall when your number is called.
There will be games for all ages as well as raffle tickets for a chance to win $100 cash, gift certificates, $50 Visa gift Card, or 4 tickets to Sylvania 300 race. Don't forget to join us for dinner with grilled hotdogs with all the fixings, peppers, onions & chili and for dessert all the baked goods with the famous peanut butter fudge.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 July 2013 08:25
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