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Council moves forward on WOW Trail

LACONIA — The City Council decided unanimously on Monday evening to commission a study to examine the pros and cons of extending the WOW Tr… Read more

Engler declines to oppose governor’s net metering veto

LACONIA — Eleven of the 13 city mayors in New Hampshire have signed on to an effort to encourage legislators to override Gov. Chris Sununu’… Read more

ER doctor sues LRGH over termination

LACONIA — A former emergency room physician at Franklin Regional Hospital is suing LRGHealthcare — the hospital’s parent organization — for… Read more

Business

Home care business needs more workers

WOLFEBORO — Heather Tenney, owner of Curtis Quality Care, is the first to admit that her high school classmates would never have expected h… Read more

Gifford completes second year of U.S. Chamber Institute

Karmen Gifford, president of the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce, has recently completed her second year at Institute for Organization Man… Read more

Opinion

Froma Harrop - Comic relief

Rick Wilson was minding his own business as a Republican operative when Donald Trump happened. Though his commercials for GOP candidates often pressed thorns in liberal flanks, he won broad respect as a principled conservative. Read more

Belmont Selectboard recommends override of governor's vetos

On behalf of the Town of Belmont and the residents of the community, we believe it is our duty to speak out in support of a veto override relative to Senate Bill 365 and Senate Bill 446. Read more

Community

Northeastern Ballet to hold registration day Aug. 18

Northeastern Ballet Theatre will hold a fall registration day on Saturday, Aug. 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at both its Wolfeboro and Dover … Read more

'Ginny Moon' author to headline annual Book-Author Lunch

MOULTONBOROUGH — Local author Benjamin Ludwig will be the guest speaker at the annual Book-Author Lunch hosted by the Friends of the Moulto… Read more

Sports

Justin McCray inches closer to locking up starting right guard job for Packers

GREEN BAY — Mike McCarthy stopped short of proclaiming the competition over on Tuesday, but just barely. At this point, the Green Bay Packers’ starting right guard job is Justin McCray’s — and figures to be when the regular season kicks off on Sept. 9. Read more

Ben Roethlisberger leaves Steelers practice early for concussion evaluation

Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger absorbed a blow to the head that forced him to depart practice early on Tuesday and exit Latrobe Stadium to be evaluated for a concussion. Per reports, Big Ben uncorked a pass to JuJu Smith-Schuster and appeared to have… Read more

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Outdoors

Belknap County Sportsmen’s Association to host pig roast Aug. 18

GILFORD — The Belknap County Sportsmen’s Association will host an open house and pig roast Saturday, Aug. 18, starting at noon to celebrate… Read more

Cruise to illustrate programs used to protect Squam Lakes

HOLDERNESS — The Squam Lakes Natural Science Center and the Squam Lakes Association will co-host a special "Taking Care of Squam" cruise on… Read more

Health

Talk on stress management offered at Holderness Library Aug. 15

HOLDERNESS — Lynn Durham. RN, a New Hampshire writer and speaker who has been called “a glass of Prozac” will talk about the ABC’s of Stres… Read more

Rice joins Speare Memorial Hospital

PLYMOUTH — Certified registered nurse anesthetist Daniel E. Rice Jr. has joined the anesthesia team at Speare Memorial Hospital. Read more

Obituaries

Frank DeNauw Sr., 96

LACONIA — Frank Joseph DeNauw Sr., 96, passed away on Aug. 3, 2018, surrounded by family at the St. Francis Nursing Home in Laconia Read more

Edwin ‘Eddy’ Maxfield, 81

DONNA, TEXAS — Edwin “Eddy” Harry Maxfield, 81, formerly of Loudon, New Hampshire, passed away on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. Read more

Muriel Boudreau, 89

LACONIA — Muriel Frances Boudreau, 89, of Meredith died on Thursday, July 26, 2018, at the Golden View Health Care Center in Meredith. Read more

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