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Beattie named new Laconia, Belmont fire chief

Kirk Beattie, who has been a member of the Laconia Fire Department since 1997, has been announced as the city's next fire chief. (Adam Drapcho/The Laconia Daily Sun)

LACONIADAILYSUN.COM - 2018-10-19 21:32:00

'Laconia in World War I' exhibit open house on Oct. 23

The Moulton Opera House grand drape is also on display at the Laconia Historical and Museum Societythrough the end of October. This 1887 work of art, depicting "Morning on the Nile," graced the stage of the main street landmark razed during the city's urban renewal program of the late 1960s and earl

LACONIADAILYSUN.COM - 2018-10-20 03:45:00

Woman convicted in fatal Allenstown crash violates probation, again

Nearly two years ago, Jordan Heath, 27, of Pembroke pleaded guilty to vehicular assault in Merrimack County Superior Court for texting at the time of the crash in Allenstown that killed Michael Phelps, who previously taught at Rundlett Middle School and Concord High. Since then, she has tested posit

CONCORD MONITOR - 2018-10-19 16:31:27

K-9 finds Belmont man missing for months hidden in wall under stairs | New Hampshire

Stephen Anderson, 25, was arrested on order of New Hampshire Probation and Parole as well as for bench warrants issued in Merrimack County and by local police, said Belmont Police Captain Richard Mann.

UNION LEADER - 2018-10-19 13:47:00

Arrest In Concord Cold Case Murder

CONCORD, NH -- An arrest has been made in connection with a 2005 Concord cold case murder. Richard Ellison, 45, was charged last week with killing an 84-year-old man on December 9, 2005. Ellison was accused of started a fire that ended up killing Robert McMillan, according to New Hampshire Attorney

PATCH - 2018-10-19 21:01:25

Spotlight: Picture yourself with a big-city job in Laconia

Marc McNamara, founder of The Enablement Group, located at 65 Water Street in Laconia. (Adam Drapcho/The Laconia Daily Sun)

LACONIADAILYSUN.COM - 2018-10-20 01:45:00

Laconia Police Relief Association Supports the WOW Trail

WOW Trail Executive Director Bob Champlin is pictured with Laconia Police Sgt. Gary Hubbard, Lt. Mike Finogle, Chief Matt Canfield, and Runaway Pumpkin Event Director Jennifer Beetle. (Courtesy photo)

LACONIADAILYSUN.COM - 2018-10-20 03:45:00

Judge rejects plea deal in drug, DWI case

LACONIA — A Superior Court judge has ordered a drug possession case against a Laconia man to be scheduled for trial after rejecting a plea deal.Travis Oak, 36, of 78A Gilford Ave., in Laconia, appeared before Judge James D. O’Neill III in Belknap Superior Court, ready to plead guilty to a charge of

LACONIADAILYSUN.COM - 2018-10-19 14:28:00

A haunting hike to Devil’s Den Mountain – a ghostly Halloween story

The following story is one of many that can be found in Gordon’s soon to be published book, PATHS LESS TRAVELED, Tramping on Trails (and Sometimes Not) to Find New Hampshire’s Special Places.I was perusing our family library looking forA Sand County Almanacby Aldo Leopold, when I came across an int

LACONIADAILYSUN.COM - 2018-10-19 03:45:00

One of two charged in laundromat theft pleads guilty

LACONIA — A Maine man received a suspended sentence in connection with his role in the theft of thousands of dollars from a Gilford laundromat after he pleaded guilty to a reduced charge.Corey Merritt, 30, of 32 Tall Pines Lane, in Kesar Falls, Maine, pleaded guilty in Belknap Superior Court Tuesday

LACONIADAILYSUN.COM - 2018-10-18 18:00:00

Monster trucks coming to Belmont on Saturday

BELMONT — No longer just a “graveyard smash,” the Monster Mash is the newest event planned for the Belknap County 4-H Fairgrounds. Taking place on Saturday, Oct. 20, the event will feature mud bogging and a monster truck show.Doors will open at 10 a.m., with the mud bogging – which challenges daring

LACONIADAILYSUN.COM - 2018-10-18 20:15:00

Monadnock grinds out convincing win over Laconia

SWANZEY CENTER — Monadnock Regional High fired up the road graders Friday night and, mercy, did they do some plowing.This one was about the guys in the trenches, the big uglies, as the late Keith Jackson would say, an evening of old-fashioned smashmouth football against an opponent with a legacy of


Nashua Drug Sweep Nets 9 Arrests

NASHUA, NH -- The latest Nashua police drug sweep this week netted nine arrests. The sweep was conducted under the "Granite Shield" program, a state-funded initiative targeting criminal opioid distribution. The mugshots of the nine individuals can be found above.

PATCH - 2018-10-18 17:57:32

Concord Aldi Grocery Store Opens Next Week

CONCORD, NH -- The discount grocery store Aldi is opening its newest location in Concord next week. The Concord store is located at the new shopping plaza at 289 Loudon Road. A grand opening is set for Thursday, October 25.

PATCH - 2018-10-19 14:39:54

Police K-9 finds suspect hiding out under stairway in parent's house

BELMONT, N.H.- You can run, but you can't hide - just ask Belmont, New Hampshire Police K-9 Vito.

BOSTON 25 NEWS - 2018-10-19 02:54:08

Police: Laconia man tried to flush drugs at station after DWI arrest

Ryan Streitenberger, 37, asked to use the bathroom while being booked at the Belmont Police Department after midnight Wednesday. After a few minutes, police “became suspicious” and found Streitenberger flushing “what is believed to be drugs he had hidden in his body cavity into the toilet.”


Man gets jail sentence for crash linked to cell phone use

LACONIA — A Massachusetts man who was using his cell phone while driving on Interstate 93 has been incarcerated after pleading guilty that he caused a crash which seriously injured another man.Daniel Muniz, 29, of Lawrence, Massachusetts, pleaded guilty in Belknap Superior Court on Tuesday to a char


Man being held in Circle K robbery

Jeffrey Goodale, right, sits in Belknap Superior Court, along with his attorneys, Jason Novak, left, and Jonathan Bresaw, for his arraignment on charges of robbing the Circle K store in Laconia in the wee hours of Wednesday morning. Judge James D. O'Neill III ordered Goodale held without bail. (Mich


CDC investigating mysterious polio-like disease in New Hampshire | New Hampshire

Quinton Hill, 7, of Lakeville, Minn., lost movement in one arm last month due to a mysterious syndrome known as acute flaccid myelitis (AFM). The CDC is now investigating a potential case of AFM in New Hampshire, an official said Wednesday.(Tribune)


Spaulding Youth Center celebrates staff at Appreciation Day

NORTHFIELD — Spaulding Youth Center recently held its annual Employee Appreciation Day in the community center. The fun-filled day included refreshments, door prizes and longevity recognition, all designed to demonstrate appreciation of the hard work and dedication of the organization’s faculty and

LACONIADAILYSUN.COM - 2018-10-18 18:53:00