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Children's auction tops $600,000 mark for first time

BELMONT – In 1982, Warren Bailey created the Citizen Santa Fund, responding to the needs of Lakes Region children and their families. That … Read more

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Money now in place to refurbish Colonial Theatre

LACONIA — More than four years after the Colonial Theatre refurbishment was first proposed, the money to restore the once-opulent building … Read more

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Homeowner asks judge to step aside

LACONIA — Charging that a string of adverse rulings shows prejudice, a local property owner asked a Superior Court judge Friday to step dow… Read more

Lakestyle

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Streetcar Theatre Seussifies 'A Christmas Carol'

LACONIA — Streetcar Kids & Youth Theatre is opening 'A Seussified Christmas Carol.' The show is told in rhyming couplets in a style rem… Read more

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Annie’s Book Stop to host author Jane Rice

LACONIA — The name Winnipesaukee was derived from the word “Wiwininebesaki” in the Algonquian Sodoki language, meaning “the Lakes Region.” … Read more

Community

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Drive 4UR Community And Help Irwin Ford Raise up to $6000 for Kiwanis Club

LACONIA — Irwin Ford Lincoln will host the Drive 4UR Community event on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Members of the Lakes Region communi… Read more

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ILHS Career Partnership Program students work toward their future

MEREDITH — Internships give students the chance to step into the shoes of a professional. Through exposure to the world of business, educat… Read more

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Health

Franklin VNA & Hospice has tips on keeping your skin healthy

FRANKLIN – With the cold weather upon us, wood stoves and furnaces everywhere are working hard to keep us warm and toasty. That dry heat ca… Read more

Keeping Seniors Safe in the Bathroom

PLYMOUTH — Every 11 seconds, an older adult is treated in the emergency room for injuries resulting from a fall. It’s estimated that 80 per… Read more

Business

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Dead River Company receives national award for hiring Veterans

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — Dead River Company is the first Maine-based company recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor with a Gold Medallio… Read more

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MVSB supports Wentworth Economic Development Corporation

CONCORD — Meredith Village Savings Bank recently purchased $12,500 in tax credits through the New Hampshire Community Development Finance A… Read more

Outdoors

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On the trail with your dog

As many of you know, if you have been reading my weekly hiking column, my dog, Reuben, usually hikes with me, and we have been great compan… Read more

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Hard decisions on a beef farm

Cattle farming is not for the faint-of-heart. Last week I had to decide which two Scottish Highlanders were going to be processed. The crit… Read more

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Obituaries

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Sharlene Ruiter, 73

BELMONT — Sharlene Ruiter, 73, of Timothy Drive, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, at home, with her family by her side. Read more

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Warren James Perkins, 95

CENTER HARBOR — Warren James Perkins of Center Harbor passed away peacefully on Dec. 7, 2019, at his home. Read more

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George James Horne, 82

MEREDITH — George James Horne, 82, passed away peacefully at Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia on Dec. 6, 2019, surrounded by his fa… Read more

Weather Today

Showers. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the mid 20s.

Today

51° 26°

Showers. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the mid 20s.

Humidity:95%
Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:SW at 9 mph
Chance of Snow:0%
UV Index:1 Low
Sunrise:07:07:55 AM
Sunset:04:09:06 PM

This Week's Forecast

DayPrecipTemp
Showers. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the mid 20s.Tue
50%51° 26°
Morning clouds followed by afternoon sun. Highs in the low 30s and lows in the upper teens.Wed
10%31° 18°
Abundant sunshine. Highs in the upper 20s and lows in the upper teens.Thu
0%27° 19°
Chance of afternoon showers. Highs in the upper 30s and lows in the low 30s.Fri
40%38° 33°
Mainly cloudy and rainy. Highs in the mid 40s and lows in the mid 30s.Sat
90%44° 36°
A few morning showers. Highs in the low 40s and lows in the mid 20s.Sun
50%41° 26°
Sunny. Highs in the low 30s and lows in the low 20s.Mon
0%31° 21°