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New Hampton couple charged with 44 counts each of animal cruelty

NEW HAMPTON — A local couple that claimed to be operating an animal rescue operation is facing 44 counts each of animal cruelty and one cou… Read more

Sullivan says Marine background helps qualify her for U.S. House

LACONIA — Before a congressional candidates' forum last week, Maura Sullivan dropped to the lawn of the Margate Resort to demonstrate five … Read more

One-in-a-million volts – Woman captures lightning strike on Meredith Bay

MEREDITH — Laura Lucas’ family gets more excited than most do when an electrical storm is brewing, and for good reason, as the home she gre… 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

Dinner theater offered at The Corner House Aug. 23 & 24

CENTER SANDWICH — Off the Dock Players, the Center Sandwich production company, is collaborating with The Corner House Inn to present two e… Read more

Taylor Community to screen 'Clearing the Water' documentary Aug. 21

LACONIA - The documentary film "Clearing the Water" tells the story of the Lakes Region Clean Waters Association, founded in 1959 to clean … Read more

Sports

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

Rookie Saints offensive linemen Will Clapp, Rick Leonard in different places at this point in camp

The New Orleans Saints drafted two offensive linemen in April, selecting a pair of prospects from major programs to develop behind the sterling line they have already assembled.  Read more

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Outdoors

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

Fundraiser launched to fix Wetlands Walk at Gunstock

GILFORD — The Belknap County Conservation District is raising money to make full length of the Wetlands Walk boardwalk at Gunstock accessib… 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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Fog. Lows overnight in the mid 60s.

Today

73° 65°

Fog. Lows overnight in the mid 60s.

Humidity:98%
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Wind:SW at 2 mph
Chance of Rain:20%
UV Index:0 Low
Sunrise:05:49:34 AM
Sunset:07:51:02 PM

This Week's Forecast

DayPrecipTemp
Fog. Lows overnight in the mid 60s.Tue
20%73° 65°
Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the upper 60s.Wed
20%85° 68°
Mainly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the mid 60s.Thu
10%84° 64°
Afternoon showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the mid 60s.Fri
60%75° 65°
A few morning showers. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the upper 50s.Sat
60%72° 59°
A few clouds. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the mid 50s.Sun
10%75° 56°
Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the upper 50s.Mon
10%77° 57°