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Fatal accident under investigation in Columbia

Updated: 12:57 PM EDT Sep 24, 2017 State police said they are investigating a fatal accident that happened Saturday night in the area of 312 Carleton Hill Road. Police said around 7:30 p.m. a 2010 Chevrolet Silverado hit a tree, killing the driver, 35-year-old Douglas Elliott, of Colebrook. A 10-y

WMUR.COM - 2017-09-24 16:57:00

Colebrook man dies in pickup crash, 10-year-old survives

COLUMBIA - A Colebrook man was killed when he lost control of a pickup and struck a tree, New Hampshire State Police said Sunday. Douglas Elliott, 35, was driving a 2010 Chevy Silverado on Carleton Hill Road about 7:30 p.m. Saturday when he lost control, crossed the roadway and hit a tree on the wes

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-24 18:08:00

A year of small victories

ROCHESTER - As it has been just about one year since they opened their doors, Kerry Norton, one of the co-founders, and Courtney Tanner, executive director of Hope on Haven Hill, sat down to reflect on how the first year went, to celebrate their first graduates and to talk about their future. Hope o

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-24 08:15:00

Beautiful Places -- Monadnock Region: Median home prices have risen over the last two years

What makes a community is not always easily defined in words. Sometimes it's just a feeling. Like the one you get seeing families and couples and singles with their dogs and phones walking down Main Street in Keene on a beautiful Saturday afternoon. Or how you feel seeing a neighbor put on a show in

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-24 10:30:00

Hope on Haven Hill seeks volunteers

ROCHESTER - Volunteers are the backbone of most nonprofits and this too is the case for Hope on Haven Hill, where 25 volunteers show up with open hearts to support the treatment center residents day in and day out. Hope on Haven Hill is an eight-bed substance misuse treatment facility serving homele

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-24 08:15:00

Belmont police face teen problems

BELMONT - Police have been responding to a number of juvenile complaints recently and, in one case last week, a 15-year-old was charged with being a habitual runaway. Lt. Richard Mann said many teenagers are reported as being beyond their parents' control and, in some instances, they repeatedly run

LACONIADAILYSUN.COM - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

Developer backs out of Weirs Drive-In deal citing Native Indian artifacts at site

The presence of Native American artifacts at the Weirs Beach Drive-In, shown here on Thursday, has prompted a would-be purchaser to back out, citing concerns about the cost and complexity of dealing with them. (John Koziol/Union Leader Correspondent)LACONIA - A buyer for the Weirs Beach Drive-In ha

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-22 19:52:00

3rd annual Fantastic Forage Mushroom Festival

Annual Fantastic Forage Mushroom Festival is back The Third annual Fantastic Forage Mushroom Festival will take place this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Laconia. The festival will be held on the grounds of Tavern 27 Tapas and Piano Bar located at 2075 Parade Road (Route 10

CONCORD MONITOR - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Mini-golf, lunch next SeniorMoment-um outing

GILFORD - Mini-golf and lunch will be the next Senior Moment-um outing being sponsored by the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department. On Monday, Oct. 2, participants will meet upstairs at Funspot at 10:30 a.m. to take on a rousing round of their 18-hole indoor mini golf course. For $5, players will

LACONIADAILYSUN.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

4 OD deaths in city so far

LACONIA - There have been a total of 111 drug overdoses in the city this year, including four fatalities, police Chief Matt Canfield told the Police Commission on Thursday. Statewide, there have been 226 overdose deaths this year, with the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl accounting for most of th

LACONIADAILYSUN.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Franklin police looking for missing man suffering from dementia

Updated: 4:08 PM EDT Sep 23, 2017 Franklin police are asking for the public's help in finding a missing 75-year-old man suffering from dementia. Police said Douglas Tanner left his home around 7 a.m. Saturday and has not been seen since. He was last seen wearing blue or green Dickies and had a yel

WMUR.COM - 2017-09-23 20:08:00

Markland named event coordinator, executive director of Children's Auction

LACONIA - Former Gilford police chief John E. Markland has been named the event coordinator/executive director of the Greater Lakes Region Children's Auction, the organization's board has announced. Markland has been a longtime volunteer for the Children's Auction, but is well known for his 26 years

LACONIADAILYSUN.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Beach floaties still under consideration in Meredith

MEREDITH - Finding no precedent for allowing people with disabilities to use inflatable flotation devices at public beaches, the town has taken no action, but the chairman of the Meredith Board of Selectmen said, "I still think it's the right to do." Melissa DeLeon complained over the summer about a

LACONIADAILYSUN.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Meredith Parks & Rec. offers variety of programs

MEREDITH - The Meredith Parks & Recreation Department is gearing up for another fun fall after a very busy, fast moving summer. Here is a brief listing of some of its programs but you can gather more information at www.meredithnh.org or by calling the Community Center at 279-8197. Preschool Playgrou

LACONIADAILYSUN.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Local business leaders among investors who stepped up to save North Country jobs

LANCASTER - A North Country manufacturer which was on the brink of closing now is enjoying a renaissance thanks to the commitment of an investment group that includes prominent Lakes Region business people. The Gaudet Family Group is part of syndicate that acquired Pak Solutions this summer. Pak is

LACONIADAILYSUN.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

United in support of a great cause

ROCHESTER - Dedicated volunteers from three Seacoast area businesses put in a full day's work at Homemakers Health Services during the annual United Way Day of Caring recently. "Volunteering is an important part of our culture," said Travis Palmer, Branch Manager at Robert Half Staffing in Portsmout

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-22 20:13:39

Facebook to turn over thousands of Russian ads to Congress, reversing decision

Facebook on Thursday announced it would turn over to Congress copies of more than 3,000 politically themed advertisements bought through Russian accounts during the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, reversing a decision that had frustrated lawmakers. The company has been struggling for months to addr

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-09-22 13:00:00

Third Great Dane dies in Humane Society of U.S.' care

Humane Society of the United States staff remove one of dozens of Great Danes that were seized from a residence in Wolfeboro on June 16. (MEREDITH LEE PHOTO) WOLFEBORO - A third Great Dane that is being held as evidence in the animal cruelty case against Christina Fay of Wolfeboro died this week in

CONWAYDAILYSUN.COM - 2017-09-22 17:52:00

Elks' national leader to visit Plymouth lodge

PLYMOUTH - The national leader of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, will be honored at a reception and banquet on Wednesday, Sept 27, at the Plymouth Elks Lodge. Malcolm "Mac" McPherson Jr., who will be accompanied by his wife, Pat, will speak on his objectives and goals for the Order and

LACONIADAILYSUN.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Traffic changes will be in place for NASCAR race Sunday, Sept. 24

Here's a rundown of major traffic changes in the Concord area before and after Sunday's 3 p.m. NASCAR race in Loudon: Expect detours and closures at Concord-area interchange ramps on interstates 93 and 393 throughout the day. On I-93 southbound, the right breakdown lane will be open for traffic fr

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-22 04:42:00