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Unlike a traditional recession, when all businesses share in the financial losses and recover on a similar trajectory, the pandemic has affected various industries very differently.

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GILFORD — After hearing impassioned statements from rental property owners and neighbors affected by noise, trash and parking problems, the Gilford Planning Board voted 6-to-0 Wednesday not to advance its proposed ordinance changes on short-term rentals to town meeting.

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GILFORD — From the start of the Gunstock Area Commission’s January 19 meeting, undercurrents of the political dispute between the commission and the Belknap County Delegation colored the discussion, although, for the most part, the exchanges remained civil.

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LACONIA — For professional photographer Ian Raymond, the rescue of his vintage 1915 camera came in the form of Thomas Dalton, a Belmont cabinetmaker who specializes in nothing in particular and whatever comes his way.

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LACONIA — Four members of the New Hampshire National Guard arrived at Concord Hospital — Laconia on Wednesday. Their mission: to assist the hospital in a variety of roles. An influx of COVID patients, burnout, and staffing shortages in almost every sector has forced many states, including Ne…

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LACONIA — Voices is designed to be an empowering experience, a rare opportunity for kids in 6th through 12th grade to sit face to face and speak what’s on their minds to peers in the same age group — who may be steeped in similar thoughts and reeling from the same anxious feelings.

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LACONIA — Jada Lindblom is the new community and economic development field specialist at the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension's Belknap County field office. Before gaining such a long title, Lindblom spent her post-college days roaming the American west working in a wide ar…

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Amid the continued surge of COVID-19 infections, state and local officials are warning New Hampshire residents to be wary of scams seeking personal information through fraudulent websites that purport to be official government agencies or reputable coronavirus vaccine and testing resources.

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LACONIA — Gerie Pingol, 53, was trained as mechanical engineer in the Philippines, his native country. But when his degree and experience didn’t translate to a career in the U.S, he tapped an inner talent and an abiding interest: his love of people — especially elders in need of care, empath…