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DWI for driver stuck on Holy Trinity lawn

LACONIA — After a silver Saturn sedan was found on the lawn of Holy Trinity School stuck in snow with its wheels still spinning shortly before 8 p.m. on Wednesday, the driver was arrested and charged with driving under the influence. Jeremy D. Lapoint, 22, of 1156 N. Main St., Apt. 19, was released on $1,000 personal recognizance bail pending his appearance in the Fourth Circuit Court, Laconia Division on April 6. Initially police responded to a... Read more


Jim Hightower - Real news

A decade ago, some barons of the media establishment designated themselves America's official arbiters of political truth. One of their tools is PolitiFact, a project of the Tampa Bay Times and several other major newspapers, which issues an award for the year's most outrageous falsehood. Last year's election was infested with so much disinformation and dishonesty, however, that PolitiFact's 2016 Lie of the Year was not a single prevarication, but that cluster bomb of whoppers... Read more

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Woman sentenced in case of Wolfeboro man’s drug-related deat…

CONCORD — Tanya McCormack, 27, of Effingham pleaded guilty March 16 in Carroll County Superior Court to selling fentanyl that caused the death of Cole McMahon, 22, of Wolfeboro, said New Hampshire Attorney General Joseph A. Foster and Wolfeboro Police Chief Dean Rondeau.McCormack was sentenced to 11 to 22 years in the New Hampshire State Prison with three years suspended off of the minimum and maximum portion of the sentence for selling the controlled drug... Read more

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Catherine 'Kay' A. Coen, 93

Catherine 'Kay' A. Coen, 93

Catherine "Kay" A. Coen, 93 TILTON — Catherine "Kay" A. Coen, 93, of Tilton, died peacefully at her home on March 21, 2017. Born in Boston's Dorchester section, she was the second child of John Coffey and Agnes (Regan) Coffey.She was a beloved daughter, sister and cherished mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Kay graduated from Franklin High School in 1941 and soon after married Harry G. Coen. During World War II she worked at a munitions factory in Hartford... Read more

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Calendar of Events

3-24-17 Calendar

Library Events Le Cercle Francais de Laconia, Laconia Public Library, 10 to 11 a.m. For details call 603-524-4775. Events at Gilford Public Library: Baby Story Time, 10 to 10:30 a.m.; Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Preschool Story Time, 10:45 to 11:45 a.m.; Knit Wits, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.; Conversational German, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042. Tot Time, Meredith Public Library, 10 to 11 a.m. For details call 603-279-4303. Story Time, Sanbornton Public Library, 10:30... Read more

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Pat Buchanan - A Russian fairy tale?

The big losers of the Russian hacking scandal may yet be those who invested all their capital in a script that turned out to based on a fairy tale. In Monday's Intelligence Committee hearings, James Comey did confirm that his FBI has found nothing to support President Trump's tweet that President Obama ordered him wiretapped. Not unexpected, but undeniably an embarrassment for the tweeter-in-chief. Yet longer-term damage may have been done to the left. For Monday's hearing... Read more

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