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Laconia man gets 3½- to seven-year sentence for meth sales
Peter Dauphin, right, stands next to his attorney Mark Sisti, at the beginning of Dauphin's plea and sentencing hearing in Belknap Superior Court Monday. Assistant Attorney General Benjamin Agati is at left. Dauphin was sentenced to 3 1/2 to seven years for selling crystal methamphetamine. (Michael
Suit says hospitals erred in suspending ER doctor | New Hampshire
Attorney Jason Major of Backus, Meyer & Branch of Manchester, alleges that LRGHealthcare violated the provisions of its contract with Central New Hampshire ER Associates when it terminated Dr. David Strang’s services “following his taking an action to protect the public, which the hospital’s own gen
Jury finds man guilty of controlled drug sales
LACONIA — A Laconia man has been found guilty of trafficking a controlled drug.A jury found Joshua A. McNeil, 35, of 18 Winter St., in Laconia, guilty of two counts of selling the opioid pain reliever buprenorphine. The jury returned the verdict after two hours of deliberations Friday. The trial in
Neighbors of New Hampshire Motor Speedway take fight to state Supreme Court
After losing in Merrimack County Superior Court, Snyder and two other Canterbury residents filed arguments with the New Hampshire Supreme Court, saying why they believe NHMS should not be allowed to host a country music festival next summer.
Dozens of animals rescued from New Hampton home
Authorities said they found a dead snake and bird, along with dozens of other animals, including cats, dogs, guinea pigs, birds and horses, many of them malnourished.
Police: Couple accused of multiple animal cruelty counts
NEW HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) — Police say they found malnourished dogs, cats, reptiles, rabbits and birds at the home of a couple who said they ran an animal rescue operation.
Manchester woman pleads guilty to producing child pornography
According to documents and statements made in court, sometime before May 24, 2017, Debra Kerouac, 28, used a cellphone to produce images of a girl engaging in sexually explicit conduct.
Gilford Old Home Day events announced
GILFORD — The annual Gilford Old Home Day celebration will be held on Saturday, Aug. 25. This year’s theme is, “Gilford: It Takes A Village!”
Estate of wrong-way driver killed in crash sued for negligence | New Hampshire
Richard Leclerc, 56, of Berwick, Maine, claims in a suit filed Aug. 6 in Belknap County Superior Court that Arline Laura Downing, 88, of Laconia, was negligent and failed to exercise reasonable care when she drove south in the northbound lane of the highway near the Route 107 intersection.
Father of child abuse victim sues DCYF | New Hampshire
The lawsuit was filed Monday by Bedford attorney Rus Rilee on behalf of Christopher Willott, father of Sadence (Sadee) Willott, who died on Sept. 7, 2015 at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon after she was found unresponsive at her Belmont Street home in Manchester.
Taylor Community to screen 'Clearing the Water' documentary Aug. 21
The screening will be held Tuesday, Aug. 21 at 3 p.m. in the Woodside Theater at Taylor Community, 435 Union Ave. in Laconia. This free event is open to the public. Call 603-366-1400 for more information.
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 U.S. Marine Corps push-ups.Brett Anders, her deputy campaign manager, counted and participated: “One, two, three, one; one, two, three, two…”They pushed themselv
Cisneros named one of the top 250 Latino agents for second time
MEREDITH — For a second time, the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals has named Meredith realtor Corina Cisneros as one of the country's top 250 Latino agents. The agents honored this year made aggregate sales of more than $4 billion and come from 30 states and Puerto Rico.Cis
Father of 21-month-old killed by mother sues DCYF
The father of a toddler who was killed by her mother in 2015 is suing the New Hampshire Division of Children, Youth and Families, accusing it of negligence.
Two hurt in boat crash on Lake Winnipesaukee
A preliminary investigation found that a Yamaha jet boat with four people on board was traveling at approximately 12 mph, leaving from the fireworks in the Weirs area, when they struck a submerged rock.
Man tased during arrest still being held
Michael L. Hann, 30, of 23 Gale Ave., Apt. 4, in Laconia, was arrested Tuesday on a warrant for simple assault (three counts), criminal mischief, reckless conduct, driving after having been deemed an habitual offender, and theft by unauthorized taking. He was brought to Belknap Superior Court Wednes
Drug users put kids at risk: Four have died from overdoses in NH since 2015 | New Hampshire
“It's not uncommon for the parent to go pick up the dope and leave the 3-year-old with the 1-year-old,” said Concord police Lt. Sean Ford, whose cases included an overdose death of a 2-month-old.(iStock)
Step Up Day for incoming freshmen set for Aug. 27 at Laconia High School
LACONIA — Laconia High School will host a "Step Up Day" for all incoming freshmen on Monday, Aug. 27, from 9 to 11 a.m. Incoming freshmen will be provided information, a run-through of the school's schedule, and ice cream.
Woman has lower arm severed in Gilford industrial accident | New Hampshire
Howard Precision makes sanitary fittings, tubes and piping used in all plumbing applications where cleanliness and sanitation are a primary concern, such as food, dairy, beverage, pharmaceutical and biotech industries.
NH father pleads guilty to killing daughter, 3, in 2016
Jocarl Bureau pleaded guilty to manslaughter charges in the death of his daughter, Jayleah Bureau. She died March 15, 2016, after suffering what doctors said was blunt-force trauma to her abdomen.