• Updated
  • 0

• For the first time in decades, fiscal and monetary policy will likely remain easy during an accelerating expansion. A significantly different backdrop from the low growth — low inflation period following the 2008 financial crisis…keep an eye on inflation, however, as the climate could change quickly.

We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

  • Updated
  • 0

A change of scenery is always a good thing. I've noted in past articles that I do enjoy change. At a half-century old I really do enjoy my normal routine, but getting out for adventures is still very high on my list. This week we are in Paonia, Colorado. We have no friends or family here. It…

  • Updated
  • 0

Many Americans are ready to buy a new place, after spending more time at home this past year. According to a recent survey by the National Association of Home Builders, 60 percent of buyers prefer new homes, the highest level since 2007. In April, NAHB celebrates New Homes Month and the many…

  • Updated
  • 0

As expected, my friend has put an offer in on a home. It's a condo just north of town. It has loads of natural light streaming in and satisfies her needs with 2 beds and 2 baths. Having been involved in real estate for over a decade now, I gently offered my 2 cents about it being a seller's …

  • Updated
  • 0

As we’re nearing the 1st quarter of sales activity in the Lakes Region, I thought I would compare the closed waterfront home sales on several of our major lakes to the same period in 2020:

  • Updated
  • 0

To be clear, we're not curing Covid in today's article. Though I am starting to see the proverbial light at the end of the tunnel of masks and fogged up glasses. Today we're trying to cure your home's most glaring issues and we're aiming to do that on a budget. I also feel I should clarify t…

  • Updated
  • 0

MEREDITH — Bayside Rentals and its sister company Bayside Property Support have moved their location. Previously located at 273 Daniel Webster Highway, Bayside Rentals and Bayside Property Support have moved to a new building at 45 New Hampshire Route 25 across the street from Hannaford Supe…

  • Updated
  • 0

Try and contain your excitement over my clever title today. I typically love to use a play on words or an alliteration, but today I just wasn't feeling it. I'm still (casually) house-hunting and honestly enjoying the process. In the past decade or so, when looking for a place to rent, I spen…

  • Updated
  • 0

When I first went to college, I registered, paid, bought a plane ticket to Minneapolis and arrived on campus having never set foot there (or in Minnesota for that matter). It was a little silly for sure, but I knew I wanted to attend there and nothing was going to change my mind. In the case…

  • Updated
  • 0

LACONIA — City departments ran up more than $200,000 in COVID-related expenses between when the pandemic first hit in mid-March and the end of the year, according to a report released by City Manager Scott Myers on Monday.

  • Updated
  • 2

For one person who registered on Friday for a COVID-19 vaccine, the shot means that she can stop worrying about the virus making her seriously ill. For another, it’s hope that life will return to normal. For a third, the vaccine means that he might be able to see his beloved again.

  • Updated
  • 0

LACONIA — The majority of the city’s public school students will continue to attend school under a hybrid schedule. But because some school staff members or students have tested positive for COVID-19 or have been in close contact with someone who has, there are “some pockets” within the scho…

  • Updated
  • 0

MEREDITH — On Wednesday, Jan. 13, Hermit Woods Winery & Deli decided to temporarily close due to an employee reporting to have tested positive for COVID-19. The employee had not been present in the winery since Jan. 8. Immediately upon learning of the infection, to ensure the maximum deg…