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News

County on course for budget clash

LACONIA — A recommendation that county officials seek permission when they move money from one part of a department’s budget to another amo… Read more

Business owners: Downtown revitalization more than just the Colonial

LACONIA — Restoration of the century-old Colonial Theatre is often portrayed as a potential catalyst for revitalizing the city’s core, but … Read more

Behind 'The Doorway' are welcoming arms

LACONIA — If someone who is actively using substances decides to reach out for help, the window of opportunity to respond might stay open f… Read more

Lakestyle

Lakes Region Foodie – Rib-mending comfort food

With temperature dropping into the teens and even single digits, it is time for some rib-sticking comfort food. I’m going to take a new app… Read more

Common Man tosses plastic straws in favor of paper

TILTON — How much of a difference would it make to switch from plastic straws to paper? Consider this: the Common Man family of restaurants… Read more

Wilder’s ‘The Skin of Our Teeth’ to kick off 2019 at Winnipesaukee Playhouse

MEREDITH — The Winni Players is set to open the first production of 2019 on their Meredith stage at Winnipesaukee Playhouse, Thornton Wilde… Read more

Opinion

Jim Hightower - Political beauty

What lessons can we progressives take from our ba… Read more

Downtown Laconia is a war zone, don't waste your money

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Community

Some Basic Elements of Winter Hiking

When there’s snow on the ground, I like to pretend I’m walking in clouds. Read more

DNA testing For Bossie and Bessie

    When calves are born at Miles Smith Farm in March and April, it's obvious who their moms are. They'll be nursing, protecting and genera… Read more

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Health

Wipe and swipe smartphones to avoid the flu this season

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, last year's flu season was one of the worst on record. How can it be avoi… Read more

January is National Blood Donor Month, with opportunities to give in the Lakes Region

MANCHESTER — The American Red Cross encourages people to help meet the urgent need for blood and platelets by giving blood this January, du… Read more

Business

Meredith Village Savings Bank promotes Jessica Ruel

MEREDITH — Meredith Village Savings Bank has promoted Jessica Ruel to branch and business development manager. In that position, Ruel will … Read more

Lakes Region Airport Shuttle receives recognition from WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards

TILTON — Lakes Region Airport Shuttle recently received recognition as a winner of the WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards. Read more

Sports

New England Wolves game to benefit The Cure Starts Now on Jan. 26

LACONIA — The New England Wolves have dedicated their Jan. 26 home game to celebrating the memory of John Bradley Thompson and to raise awa… Read more

Outdoors

Some Basic Elements of Winter Hiking

When there’s snow on the ground, I like to pretend I’m walking in clouds. Read more

DNA testing For Bossie and Bessie

    When calves are born at Miles Smith Farm in March and April, it's obvious who their moms are. They'll be nursing, protecting and genera… Read more

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Obituaries

Linda Hart-Buuck, 63

MEREDITH — Linda (Peppard) Hart-Buuck, 63, of Old Hubbard Road, died at Massachusetts General Hospital on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019. Read more

Corie Ann Clemmer, 41

LYNN, Mass. — Corie Ann Clemmer, 41, of Laconia, New Hampshire, and formerly of Lynn, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on Friday, Jan.… Read more

James Fitzgerald, 59

LACONIA — James “Jim” Fitzgerald, 59, of Pine Street Extension, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2018, at Lakes Region General Hospital after a brief… Read more

Weather Today

Mostly cloudy. Lows overnight in the low teens.

Today

18° 11°

Mostly cloudy. Lows overnight in the low teens.

Humidity:69%
Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:SSE at 3 mph
Chance of Snow:0%
UV Index:0 Low
Sunrise:07:14:59 AM
Sunset:04:37:17 PM

This Week's Forecast

DayPrecipTemp
Mostly cloudy. Lows overnight in the low teens.Thu
20%18° 11°
Cloudy. Highs in the low 30s and lows in the upper single digits.Fri
20%33° 
Afternoon snow showers. Highs in the mid teens and lows in the upper single digits.Sat
40%16° 
Snow likely. Highs in the mid teens and lows -3 to 1F.Sun
100%15° -1°
Cloudy. Highs in the mid single digits and lows -5 to -1F.Mon
20% -3°
Partly cloudy. Highs in the low 20s and lows in the low teens.Tue
10%20° 10°
Snow to start, then rain. Highs in the mid 30s and lows in the upper 20s.Wed
50%36° 29°

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