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LACONIA — A recommendation that county officials seek permission when they move money from one part of a department’s budget to another amounts to unneeded and ineffective micromanagement, county commissioners said in a letter to the county’s legislative delegation.

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LACONIA — Laconia police handled 159 calls for service during the period from noon last Thursday until noon Monday.

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LACONIA — Restoration of the century-old Colonial Theatre is often portrayed as a potential catalyst for revitalizing the city’s core, but some successful local entrepreneurs want to get the word out that downtown is open for business right now.

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LACONIA — If someone who is actively using substances decides to reach out for help, the window of opportunity to respond might stay open for just minutes before addiction slams it shut again. That’s why "The Doorway” at Lakes Region General Hospital, the recent opening of which was discusse…

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LACONIA — Comcast officials expressed hope Wednesday that they will be able to reach an agreement with the city to provide cable television services in Laconia.

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TILTON — Aging facilities are one reason for upgrading the Northfield fire station and building a new station in Tilton, according to Fire Chief Michael Sitar Jr., but more importantly, an upgrade would allow Tilton-Northfield Fire and EMS to respond more quickly to calls for service.

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LACONIA — Laconia police handled 159 calls for service during the period from noon last Thursday until noon Monday.

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LACONIA — Many local residents have greeted with glee the possibility that Comcast will go into competition with Atlantic Broadband in offering cable television services, but the City Council is apparently in no hurry to make that happen.

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LACONIA — Alton town government critic Jeffrey Clay argued his case before a Superior Court judge Tuesday, claiming that selectmen have been holding illegal meetings, while the town’s attorney told the judge that selectmen have been following legal procedures.

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LACONIA — Restoration of the 104-year-old Colonial Theatre, first proposed four years ago and yet to get off the ground, needs another $900,000 financial commitment from the city, Mayor Ed Engler told the City Council on Monday night.

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GILFORD — Only recently has there been much interest in the "ice-in" date, according to the man who monitors Lake Winnipesaukee for the arrival and departure of its ice cover. Even today, there are those who question making the announcement because it could lead to people thinking it is safe…