Jeb Bush to visit Meredith American Legion Wednesday

MEREDITH — Presidential candidate Jeb Bush is expected to visit Church Landing at Mill Falls in Meredith for a town hall meeting on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Those wishing to see the Republican candidate are asked to RSVP to 782-8926 or


Wolfeboro woman escapes basement fire in home

WOLFEBORO — A Wolfeboro woman escaped her home as a fire started in her basement on Saturday.

The Wolfeboro Fire-Rescue Department were called to 386 Center St., Unit 13, and found Bonita Osgood standing safely outside.

A propane-fired water heater is thought to have been the cause of the fire. Damage was confined to the basement, with some additional smoke and water damage, according to a press release from the department. No one was hurt in the incident.

Laconia man arrested driving 107 mph on I-93

NEW HAMPTON - A Laconia man was charged with one count of reckless operation Sunday morning for allegedly driving 105 mph while headed north on Interstate 93.

Police said Paul Kimball, 21, of Laconia was driving a Lincoln MKX and was clocked by a New Hampshire aircraft and drove past one state trooper and was stopped by another.

Police said Kimball was easily passing cars while traveling in the left-most lane.