As lovers of animals, those of us involved in their individual care and rescue are always discouraged to hear of situations where defenseless animals are abused, neglected, or mistreated. We find it difficult to understand how any human being could intentionally hurt or kill any creature simply for “fun” or sport or some misguided sadistic pleasure. So, when we learn that our Vermont legislature has considered the plight of animals, along with our Governor, and passed legislation to protect animals from cruelty, we congratulate them for their caring.
LACONIA — The Laconia Clinic is being sued for more than three-quarters of a million dollars by two doctors formerly with the group medical practice who allege it violated its contract regarding the doctors’ severance.
LACONIA — Navigating Recovery of the Lakes Region is seeking a $500,000 Community Development Block Grant to buy and rehabilitate a 3,817 square foot commercial building on Court Street that would become the organization’s Community Recovery Center.
GILFORD — The 15th annual Officer Kainen M. Flynn Memorial Fishing Derby will take place Saturday, June 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the pond at Gunstock Mountain Resort.
BRISTOL — The cause of death of a Laconia resident whose body was found on the side of Bristol Hill Road will have to wait several weeks for the results of toxicology tests, the state’s Medical Examiner’s office said Friday.
LACONIA _ About 50 city employees not covered by union contracts will receive a 2.1 percent cost of living increase on July 2 under a plan approved by the City Council on Monday night.
LACONIA — Police responded to 2,282 calls for service between March 27 and May 7, including 14 assaults, two burglaries, six drug cases, 10 driving under the influence cases and 36 thefts, and they made 74 arrests.
PLYMOUTH — Robin Agricola lives in Massachusetts but spends nearly every weekend scaling the craggy cliffs found in central New Hampshire. Her life today is a far cry from what it was five years ago, when heroin addiction was ruling over her.
PLYMOUTH — New Hampshire Electric Cooperative management and striking electrical workers have reached tentative agreement on a new contract, both sides announced Thursday.
LACONIA — Registered nurse Theresa L. Champagne has been named the new chief nursing officer for LRGHealthcare, the organization announced Wednesday.
GILFORD — The First United Methodist Church was aware that Alger Conger was a registered sex offender when he joined its Missions Committee, Pastor Jim Shook said Wednesday.