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1 killed in 3-vehicle crash on Route 106 in Gilmanton | New Hampshire

Southbound traffic heading toward Loudon was rerouted onto Waring Road, then onto South Road, which reconnects with Route 106. Northbound traffic was detoured onto Allens Mills Road.

UNION LEADER - 2018-06-20 20:53:00

Rescuer says he was in right place at right time

TILTON — A Franklin man who came to the aid of a truck driver after his vehicle plunged into the Winnipesaukee River Monday morning says he feels fortunate to have been in the right place at the right time.Fred Roy, 51, said he was barefoot when he slid down the guardrail that the truck had taken o

LACONIADAILYSUN.COM - 2018-06-21 04:15:00

Alcohol seen as factor in truck crash into river

TILTON — Tilton police believe that alcohol was a factor in a Monday-morning accident in which a TruGreen landscaping truck plunged into the Winnipesaukee River.Police said the truck, driven by Thomas O’Reilly, 45, of Auburn, Massachusetts, clipped another vehicle at a stop light at the intersection

LACONIADAILYSUN.COM - 2018-06-20 04:15:00

Reminder: you must report suspected child abuse to authorities

I am a certified child welfare attorney, employed by NH DCYF. Your article about the UNH study was very informative, but missed an opportunity to perform an important public service: reminding your readers that anyone who suspects that a child is being abused or neglected is required, pursuant to N.

LACONIADAILYSUN.COM - 2018-06-21 19:32:00

Naked man accused in Concord home invasion, police say

Police said Irakoze Ildephones, 28, was naked when he scaled a wall and broke into a second-floor apartment.

WMUR.COM - 2018-06-21 19:32:00

Naked NH man arrested for theft, animal cruelty

The Concord Monitor reports that Irakoze Ildephonse, 28, appeared high on drugs when he ran through a Concord apartment complex Wednesday.

WCAX - 2018-06-21 13:31:00

Man who failed to appear in court for crash case eventually turns up

LACONIA — For the second time in three months, a Laconia resident charged in connection with a 2017 highway crash that caused massive injuries to a man and toddler failed to show up for a scheduled court appearance, prompting the court to order his arrest before the man eventually turned up.Accordin

LACONIADAILYSUN.COM - 2018-06-21 04:15:00

Meredith’s chi-lin gallery has reopened in Laconia

LACONIA — The lakes gallery at chi-lin, which operated for nearly 35 years on Lake Street in Meredith, has reopened at 135 Eastman Road in Laconia after a three-year hiatus.The public reception for “Take Pause,” the first exhibit of the summer, will take place this Saturday, June 23, from 5 to 7 p.m

LACONIADAILYSUN.COM - 2018-06-20 22:35:00

Thanks to Laconia for speaking its mind on the ambulance issue

To The Daily Sun,I wanted to take a moment to give a huge THANK YOU! to Laconia. The residents spoke their mind. Others also spoke their mind. The City Council received dozens of letters, emails and phone calls. The Daily Sun printed numbers of letters from concerned citizens. THANK YOU to everyone


Man who threatened to kill wife in Belmont sentenced to jail

Izaiah Conway, 21, – who is listed in court records as having addresses in Belmont and Gilford – recently pleaded guilty in Belknap County Superior Court to second-degree assault, a Class B felony, as well as misdemeanor counts of simple assault and criminal threatening.


Native American tribe holds out hope for Laconia drive-in property | New Hampshire

Archaeologists believe the site, also known by the Abenaki name Acquadocton, was one of the largest fishing and social gathering sites for Native Americans in what is now New Hampshire. Excavations of adjacent properties have uncovered artifacts as old as 9,600 years.


Meredith farm museum opens for summer season on June 23

The interior of the building is organized into items used in everyday nineteenth century farm life during the four seasons of the year. Photographs from the era also demonstrate how specific tasks were undertaken, from plowing fields in the spring, haying in summer, apple cider making in the fall to

LACONIADAILYSUN.COM - 2018-06-20 16:59:00

Declining Laconia Rally will be lucky to make it to 100

To The Daily Sun,Sunday marked the end of the 95th Laconia Motorcycle Rally, and there is a lot of talk about the upcoming 100th. I wonder if the rally will make it that far.A little background on myself. I have been riding motorcycles since 1975, mostly road riding and touring. I have been in 26 st


Gov. Sununu vetoes bills backing biomass, solar development | New Hampshire

Senate Bill 446would expand the state’s net metering program, which forces utilities to buy electricity from solar energy generators at above-wholesale rates, to large-scale solar projects. The bill would have raised qualifying net meter solar projects from 1 megawatt to 5 megawatts.


Two charged with operating under the influence

Police identified those charged as Blake Fournier, 29, of Wolfeboro, and William Tarbox, 71, of Moultonborough. Fournier was charged with driving while intoxicated (subsequent offense), and having an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle. Tarbox was charged with driving under the influence.


Truck plunges into Winnipesaukee River in Tilton

Officials said westbound traffic, though, was being detoured via Prospect Street, Academy Street and then back onto Route 3.


95th annual Laconia Motorcycle Week closes on busy day

“This year has really been phenomenal,” said Jennifer Anderson, director of the Laconia Motorcycle Week Association. “What a way to celebrate the 95th anniversary. We could not have asked for better weather.”


Remember When - Laconia Bike Week?

If you drive on any local highway this weekend, there's a good chance you will be passed by a rumbling group of motorcycles heading to Laconia, N.H., for the annual Bike Week. The event, which officially celebrates its 95th year and is known as the oldest motorcycle event in the country, attracts mo


NH Man Arrested After High Speed Chase With Police

Joseph Costello, 26, of Belmont, was arrested and charged by police with receiving stolen property, disobeying a police officer, reckless conduct, driving under the influence of drugs, possession of narcotics, resisting arrest and operating without a valid license.


Stolen pickup truck prompts police chase

Investigators say that pickup was stolen in Laconia on Friday. State troopers tried to stop the driver in Concord, after reports that he was driving erratically on I-93. They say the driver kept going south to Hooksett, where he lost control while trying to take the exit 11 ramp.