GILMANTON — For seven hours on Sunday, the Shellcamp area was like a war zone after a man fired shots at a group of youngsters, then fired on police officers who converged on the lakefront house in an ultimately unsuccessful attempt to get the barricaded man to surrender.
CONCORD — The New Hampshire Supreme Court on Friday found in favor of two news media organizations requesting police-related records, and in doing so, overruled its decision in a 1993 right-to-know law case that broadly allowed government agencies to withhold information.
MOULTONBOROUGH — A couple with shorefront property on Braun Bay in Lake Winnipesaukee are suing the owners of the Dive, alleging that the floating bar and restaurant is creating a safety hazard, as well as riling up the water in the sheltered and shallow cove, off the mainland of Moultonborough.
SANDWICH – Douglas Wyman was sworn in as Sandwich’s chief of police on Dec. 21, 2009, and his last day will be May 30. The past 11 years as a cop in a small lakeside town have been some of the most eventful years of Wyman’s life, and have given him a new direction to take after his retirement.
MOULTONBOROUGH — The state Supreme Court has handed victory to a local couple in a 3-year legal fight with the Department of Environmental Services over replacement of a boathouse.
LACONIA — An autopsy shows blunt force trauma to the head and neck caused the homicide of a 5-year-old boy on Dec. 24, the attorney general’s office said in a news release Wednesday.
LACONIA — City councilors, anxious over the terms of a proposed lease of city-owned dock space at Weirs Beach to a floating bar and restaurant, pressed Tuesday for a more ironclad agreement.
GILFORD — The city of Laconia has ceased dumping truckloads of leaves on land in an outlying residential area of town at the behest of Gilford town officials who said the accumulating yard waste was an apparent violation of the town’s zoning ordinance.
CONCORD — The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services on Sunday announced 63 new positive test results for COVID-19, none in Belknap County. There have now been 4,149 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in New Hampshire.