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One arrested for DWI after motorcycle crash in Laconia

LACONIA — A New York man has been charged with felony DWI following a crash at the intersection of Scenic Drive and Watson Road early Sunday morning.

Police said Jamie Doolan, 43, of 329 Howells Road of Middletown, New York, was driving a Harley Davidson motorcycle and was unable to negotiate a curve while headed northbound of Scenic Road.

Police said the bike struck a light tower at the intersection of the two roads and came to rest on a nearby grassy section.

Both Doolan and his female passenger were thrown for about 20 to 30 feet from the crash site. Doolan broke his wrist while his female passenger had several pelvic fractures and was transported to Dartmouth Hitchcock Memorial Hospital for treatment.

– Gail Ober

Loudon crash injures two seriously

LOUDON — Local and state police are investigating a crash between a motorcycle and a car that sent the two people on the motorcycle to the hospital with what they are calling life-threatening injuries.

A preliminary investigation indicated that a 2014 Kia Sorento being driven by Rita Wornham of Leominster, Massachusetts, was making a left turn onto Route 106 and it collided with a Harley Davidson motorcycle being driven north and operated by Robert Palombo, 49, of Freedom.

Police said the Kia cut into the path of the motorcycle near Cascade Campground; however, police have not determined why.

Polombo and his passenger 51-year-old Stacy Light of Freedom were transported to area hospitals where they are being treated for their injuries.

Wornham and her passengers were not injured.

Anyone who witnessed the crash or has any information is asked to call the state police at 603-223-8677 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

— Gail Ober

Belmont High School Class of 2016

BELMONT — The following students graduated from Belmont High School on Sunday, June 12: Natalie Annis, Henry Arlinghaus, Emily Ashey, Joshua Atherton, Spencer Battle, Nicholas Belanger, Austin Bergeron, Joshua Binette, Robert Blais, Michael Bolduc, Jordan Boudreau, Kelsey Brake, Cayla Brown, Jason Brown, Karlyn Brown, Allivia Burbank, Michaela Chandler, Courtney Clairmont, Hailey Clough, Ryan Contois, Alexander DeLucca, Kylie Donovan, Caleb Drouin, Emily Ennis, Renee Fleck, Kyle Gelinas, Joshua Guptill, Felicia Guyotte, Nikolas Haddock, Jennifer Hamilton, Kayla Harpell, Veronica Harris, Madison Hartford, Thomas Hennessey, Devon Huckins, Benjamin Hutchins, Tayla Jacques, E-Lorraine Johnson, Ronald Jolin III, Brandon Jones, Thomas Keville, Justin Lane, Hannah Leger, Colby Leroux, Carol Lipshultz, Megan Lurvey, Breennan Malone, Jacob Martin, Jacquelynn Martin, Dylan McCarthy, Kyle McGee, Asia Merrill, Tyler Minery, Andreya Murphy, Melanie Nix, Colin O'Leary, Dalton Ornelas, Eric Osgood, Justyce Otero, Nina Papps, Cameron Paquette, Kadin Pratt, Megan Prescott, Andrew Remington, Clorissa Roode, Ian Rupp, Alixis Sanborn, Kaylee Sanborn, Michael Sanborn, George Savageaux, Joshua Scorponi, Anna Scott, Mercedes Scott, Alexandra Sevigny, Alise Shuten, Katherine Sinclair, Eric Smith, Leanne Smock, Sarah Thayer, Dylan Treamer, Ben Van Cleave, Jacob Whitcomb, Justin Whitcomb, Charles Witham, Riley Woods and Cory Yelle.