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Driver killed in crash in Bristol
At about 7:10 p.m., police said the vehicle rounded a corner near Deangelo Drive, skidded out of control across the center line, and hit a GMC Yukon coming in the other direction.
Driver dies in two-car crash in Bristol
BRISTOL — The driver of a white Cadillac sedan died Friday evening after skidding out of control on Lake Street and striking an oncoming vehicle around 7 p.m.The driver of the other vehicle, a full-size GMC Yukon, sustained unknown injuries and was taken to Speare Memorial Hospital in Plymouth for e
Bristol police arrest Massachusetts fugitive
BRISTOL — An attempted traffic stop by Bristol police turned into a 25-minute chase that resulted in the arrest of a Massachusetts fugitive on multiple felony and misdemeanor charges.In addition to citing him as a fugitive, police have charged Joseph H. Buckley, 56, of 37 Bay St., Hull, Massachusett
Think fast: Driver rolls runaway truck
MEREDITH — A truck driver said he had just a few seconds to decide how to react when he unexpectedly lost his brakes while descending Route 3 toward Meredith Village on Friday morning. He decided to make a hard right turn into the parking lot of Hart’s Turkey Farm Restaurant, rolling the truck onto
Laconia man gets 4 years for selling meth at his Gilford auto repair business | New Hampshire
“Even in the midst of the opioid crisis, New Hampshire continues to experience problems associated with the distribution of other drugs, including methamphetamine,” said U.S. Attorney Scott Murray. “Prosecutions such as this demonstrate that the law enforcement community is continuing in its coopera
FBI: Laconia man sentenced for seeling meth
Peter Dauphin, 45, sold “ice” methamphetamine to an individual who was cooperating with law enforcement officers on five separate occasions in April and May of 2017, according to court documents and statements made in court.
This week’s Tele-Talk question: Do you think the school district should privatize its food service?
After three consecutive years of Conway School District’s food service program operating at $200,000 yearly losses and having budgeting for another anticipated $200,000 loss for the 2018-19 school year, the Conway School Board voted not to renew the contracts of 12 employees and to authorize Superin
Bail set at $20,000 for man accused of raping teen
LACONIA — An Alton man accused of raping a teenage girl had his bail set at $20,000 cash or surety at a hearing Thursday in Belknap Superior Court.Matthew Hagen, 29, of 1736 Mount Major Highway, in Alton, is charged with aggravated felonious sexual assault. Hagen is accused of raping a 16-year-old g
Plymouth hospital picks up baby slack
Meg McLean and her husband, Alex Plummer, with their newborn, Marley. Meg was supposed to deliver at Lakes Region General Hospital, but after it closed its maternity unit, she was scheduled to deliver at Concord Hospital. She found out two days after her due date Concord Hospital wouldn't take her i
N.H. mother accused of leaving infant alone in car at night
Jena Bartone, 27, faces charges including child endangerment. She was arrested at about 11:15 p.m.
Belmont drug trafficker sentenced to 4-8 years
LACONIA — A Belmont man will be serving at least 3½ years in state prison and has forfeited more than $10,000 after pleading guilty to three charges of drug trafficking.Oliver Blackstone, 31, of 37 Northbrook Road, in Belmont, was sentenced to four to eight years for possession of methamphetamine wi
Police arrest mom who left child alone in car
Police say the front windows of the car were down, and the child was sweating but responsive. Authorities say it took about 10 minutes to locate the child's mother, 27-year-old Jena Bertone.
Laconia man sentenced to prison for string of bank robberies
Meredith was arrested Feb. 1, 2017, in Lawrence, Massachusetts. Prosecutors said he committed seven bank robberies, the last one on Jan. 30, 2017, in Plaistow. Meredith didn't show a weapon during any of the robberies, but he passed notes that prosecutors described as threatening.
Hundreds of young people come to Laconia to volunteer
LACONIA — A small army of young people, with adult chaperones, is encamped at Laconia Middle school this week and next, pursuing a mission to leave Lakes Region homes in a better condition than when they arrived.Known as workcamp NE, the group consists of junior high through college-aged campers who
Police: Driver rushed to hospital after crash for signs of overdose
Once at the scene, officers learned the driver of the car had turned onto Waumbeck Road from North Main Street, accelerated before slamming on the brakes and ran into a stone wall.
Father alleges man spied on son in bathroom stall at Belmont Mall | New Hampshire
“We are very concerned about this,” Belmont Police Captain Richard Mann said, noting the same man also was observed watching kids in the mall's play area late Monday afternoon.
Teen accidentally shoots own hand
WELLS RIVER, Vt. (WCAX)Police say a 17-year-old accidentally shot their own hand.It happened in Wells River Thursday morning.Police say the teen was trying to unload a .22-caliber Ranger long revolver when it went off.The juvenile was taken to the hospital with injuries that are not life-threatening
Spotlight: In Laconia, barber Bree Henderson has found “family”
LACONIA — Bree Henderson explains her path to Laconia in one word: serendipity.Henderson is a native Ohioan who came to New Hampshire via Arizona. She moved to the Granite State after completing her service in the Air Force. She was married at the time, and her husband wanted to move to the Seacoast
City of Laconia needs to take better care of its beaches
We have some beautiful beaches in our city, and they should be kept clean.Upon arriving to Bartlett Beach which is a great beach for all ages.The amount of Goose and Duck Poop was overwhelming, and the smell was worse!
Wheelchair-bound NH woman seriously injured by bear in her home
HEBRON, N.H. (WHDH) - A wheelchair-bound New Hampshire woman is undergoing surgery Tuesday after a bear that entered her Hebron home overnight left her with serious injuries, officials said.