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LACONIA — Deb Calley, 67, is at a place in her life when she isn’t putting up with it any more. A few years ago, when she saw a man and a child walking through the city without hats or gloves, she decided to do something about it.

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LACONIA — The Laconia Salvation Army is requesting architectural drawings for an annex to its Carey House homeless shelter on Spring Street. It would contain a first-floor cold-weather shelter with 10 to 12 beds. The addition would also include six “safe beds” upstairs for homeless patients …

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NORTHFIELD — The 2019 property tax rate in Northfield, as set by the New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration, is $23.80 per $1,000 of assessed valuation, an increase of $1.34, or 6 percent, from the 2018 tax rate of $22.46.

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BELMONT — The Belmont High School Performing Arts Company is presenting Shakespeare like you have never seen him. In this presentation, set in the 16th Century, "Bill" is a little known playwright who spends time acting. He is highly disenchanted with being on stage and decides to find stead…

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LACONIA — A local woman who told police she was one of the city’s main drug dealers will spend at least 7½ years in prison after a judge rejected a shorter sentence which he said was too lenient.

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LACONIA — A city-owned 1-acre section of grass in Lakeport will not be turned into a parking lot for planned business development including a refurbished Opera House, the City Council decided in a split vote on Tuesday night.

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FRANKLIN — Merrimack County Sheriff Scott Hilliard’s drunken driving case has been transferred to Nashua District Court.

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LACONIA — Even as they try to solve financial problems through a merger, Lakes Region General Hospital leaders are maintaining and enhancing as much local care as they can, President and CEO Kevin Donovan said Thursday.

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ALTON — The 2019 property tax rate, as set by the New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration, is $12.51 per $1,000 of valuation, a drop of $1.48, or 10.58 percent, from the 2018 tax rate of $13.99.

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MEREDITH — A member of the tight-knit community of Bear Island residents said it’s “unfathomable” to think of the circumstances that led to the death of two beloved men – close friends – and the injury of a woman, when two boats collided on Lake Winnipesaukee Saturday night.