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Alton seeks to come to grips with tragedy

ALTON — Many people in and around town on Friday spoke about the shock they experienced after learning that an 11-year-old boy allegedly sh… Read more

Case working its way through a court system veiled in secrecy

Hours after Friday’s shooting of James and Lizettte Eckert of Alton, an 11-year-old boy was in Family Court, where he was formally charged. Read more

Moultonborough community center turned down again

MOULTONBOROUGH — A record or near-record crowd turned out for Moultonborough’s Town Meeting on Saturday, and while a majority of the 621 pe… Read more


Wright Museum to install new lobby display

WOLFEBORO — The Wright Museum of World War II has chosen the 1944 Battle of the Bulge for their new lobby display.  Read more

O’Brien Clan to play at Patrick’s Pub March 17 for St. Patrick’s Day party

GILFORD — For the 32nd year, Patrick’s Pub & Eatery in Gilford will host a St. Patrick’s Day Party on Sunday, March 17. Read more


Plymouth Rotary profile: Steve Rand

PLYMOUTH — Plymouth Rotarian Steve Rand is an example of the Rotary motto “Service Above Self.” Rand’s father, Robert Rand, and his uncle, … Read more

Huot, Speare Memorial offer medical assisting certification

Speare Memorial Hospital in Plymouth and the Huot Career and Technical Center in Laconia have launched a new Medical Assisting pathway that… Read more



Hotel Partner program finds accommodations for cancer patients

CONCORD — The Payson Center for Cancer Care at Concord Hospital, along with the American Cancer Society and Duprey Hospitality, have teamed… Read more

Broken bones from falls on the rise among older dog walkers

Broken bones from falls while dog walking are on the rise among older U.S. adults and hip fractures are among the most common injuries. Read more


Meredith chamber to host mixer at Copper Kettle Tavern March 25

MEREDITH — The Meredith Area Chamber of Commerce invites members of the local business community, nonprofit organizations, and the public t… Read more

Engraving, Awards & Gifts exhibits at national homebuilders show

LACONIA — Engraving, Awards & Gifts recently exhibited its product lines at the National Association of Homebuilders' 75th Annual Inter… Read more


Results for 26th annual Francoeur/Babcock Memorial Basketball Tournament

GILFORD — The results are in for the 26th annual Francoeur/Babcock Memorial Basketball Tournament Read more


Another adventure in the rugged and wild ADKs

It began snowing when we reached the small Adirondack town of Elizabethtown, located about 20 miles east of Lake Placid. This journey marke… Read more

Cows play a supporting role

At the Hatbox Theatre in Concord, the playbill for “Stones in His Pockets” promised me: “Two Actors. Fifteen characters. Cows.” This would … Read more



Stephen R. Smith, 71

SANBORNTON — Stephen Robert Smith, 71, a longtime resident of Sanbornton, died at his home on Friday, March 8, 2019. Read more

Ralph A. Belanger, 87

LACONIA — Ralph A. Belanger, 87, of 435 Union Avenue, passed away peacefully and surrounded by family, on Saturday, March 16, 2019, at Lake… Read more

Steven R. Jesseman, 66

LISBON — Steven “Steve” R. Jesseman, 66, formerly of Laconia, died Thursday, March 14, 2019, at Littleton Regional Hospital. Read more

Weather Today

More sun than clouds. Highs in the upper 30s and lows in the upper teens.


37° 17°

More sun than clouds. Highs in the upper 30s and lows in the upper teens.

Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:WNW at 9 mph
Chance of Snow:0%
UV Index:4 Moderate
Sunrise:06:51:15 AM
Sunset:06:56:45 PM

This Week's Forecast

More sun than clouds. Highs in the upper 30s and lows in the upper teens.Tue
0%37° 17°
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s and lows in the upper 20s.Wed
10%47° 27°
Chance of showers. Highs in the mid 40s and lows in the mid 30s.Thu
70%45° 35°
Cloudy with rain. Highs in the low 40s and lows in the low 20s.Fri
80%43° 22°
Cloudy. Highs in the low 30s and lows in the low 20s.Sat
10%30° 23°
Sunshine. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the low 30s.Sun
0%51° 32°
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the low 40s and lows in the low 20s.Mon
10%43° 20°