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Man struck crossing S. Main

LACONIA - A local man was hit by a car while crossing South Main Street by Dunkin' Donuts Tuesday at 6:43 p.m.

Police said Mark Fecteau, 30, of Laconia  was taken to Lakes Region General Hospital by ambulance with what police believe to be non life-threatening injuries.

The car, a black 1992 Ford Escort, was driven by Joseph Spinale of Belmont, who was not injured. The car needed to be towed.

Police said it appears Fecteau was not in a cross walk and was wearing dark clothes. Laconia Police ask that pedestrians use care in crossing roads and to use sidewalks, especially during inclement weather.







Last Updated on Thursday, 16 January 2014 02:31

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Kevin Hayes won't seek another term on Gilford Selectboard

GILFORD — Selectmen Kevin Hayes said yesterday that he is not planning on running for a third term in March.

Hayes has served as selectman for six years and is the current board chair. Before being elected selectman, he served for six years on the Gilford School Board.

The candidate filing period opens on Wednesday, Jan. 22 and closes at the end of the business day on Friday, Jan. 31.



Last Updated on Thursday, 16 January 2014 02:24

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Man said to have approached juvenile boys near Newfound Middle School

BRISTOL — Police say they are investigating a report that an older man with a beard driving a dark green Ford Ranger stopped and asked two juvenile boys if they needed a ride at 5 p.m. near the Newfound Memorial Middle School.

Police said that the juveniles reported that when they refused the ride the man became agitated and drove off.

The vehicle is believed to be register in New Hampshire but no additional description is available.

Police ask if anyone has any more information about the incident to call the Bristol Police at 744-6320 or 744-2212.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 January 2014 02:22

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Woman who was selling crack out of hotel room sentenced to state prison

LACONIA — A former Belmont woman who had 17 bags of crack cocaine for sale in a rented room at a downtown hotel in August will serve one to 3 years in the N.H. State Prison for Women.

Valene Colby, 32, pleaded guilty yesterday to one count of possession of a narcotic drug with intent to distribute it.

She was arrested on August 12 in her hotel room by Laconia Police after they learned of her activities.

Colby was credited with 157 days of pre-trial credit. A fine of $1,000 was suspended pending five years of good behavior. She must also get a substance abuse evaluation within 45 days of her release from prison.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 January 2014 02:19

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