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School board names Tucker as next superintendent | Local News  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — The school board on Friday selected Steve Tucker, a popular former high school history teacher, as the district's new superintendent.



Canadian duo to bring kitchen coziness to Putnam Fund concert  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — For fiddler Richard Wood and his musical partner, guitar player-vocalist Gordon Belsher, there's no such thing as a typical venue.



Paul Louis Gedeon Maheux, 88 | Obituaries  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — Paul Louis Gedeon Maheux, 88, of Girard Street, died on Sunday, March 3, 2019, at the St. Francis Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Paul was ...



Panel recommends Tucker for superintendent's job | Local News  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — A search committee has unanimously recommended that Steve Tucker, the director of curriculum for Gilford School District, should become the next ...



Laconia school offers Adult Education Program  Concord Monitor

“Return to Viet Nam,” presented by Dick McIntire, hosted by the Buntin-Rumford-Webster Chapter, NSDAR, Daughters of the American Revolution on April 9 at 7 ...



Armand W. Bedard, 91 | Obituaries  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — Armand W. Bedard, 91, formerly of 10 Nature's View Drive, Laconia, passed away peacefully on Feb. 24, 2019, at St. Francis Rehabilitation and ...



Laconia High School awarded continued accreditation | Local News  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — The New England Association of Schools and Colleges has awarded continued accreditation to Laconia High School.



Lorraine Elizabeth Dunlop, 94 | Obituaries  The Laconia Daily Sun

TILTON — Lorraine Elizabeth (Simmons) Dunlop, 94, passed away on Feb. 19, 2019, at home. Strong as steel, she chose to carry only good memories with her ...



Laconia High School Class of 1968 celebrates 50th reunion  The Laconia Daily Sun

The Laconia High School Class of 1968 enjoyed two nights of reminiscing and celebrating its 50th Class Reunion over the weekend of Sept. 28-29.



Laconia High School lists first-quarter Honor Roll  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — Students who made the Laconia High School Honor Roll for the first quarter are:



Laconia High School Homecoming is this weekend | News  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA –Homecoming weekend is here! Sachem pride can be felt everywhere, everyday throughout Laconia; in the classrooms, on the ball fields and on the ...



High school falls short on four accreditation standards  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — The high school falls short on four out of six standards required to maintain accreditation by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.



Former Laconia High School student killed in Syria  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — A former Laconia High School student, Army Chief Warrant Officer Jonathan Farmer, was one of four Americans killed in a suicide-bombing this ...



Student wellness an emphasis in Laconia schools | Local News  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — At Laconia High School, faculty members once gathered to look at a board with a picture of every student.



Laconia High School names its top 10 graduating students  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — The students at the top of their graduating class at Laconia High School have a few things in common: They are active in extracurricular activities, ...



Laconia High School students receive scholarships | Announcements  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — The following Laconia High School students received scholarship awards through the Lakes Region Scholarship Foundation this year.



Founder of Motown's most successful act coming to Laconia tonight  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — Mary Wilson was still in high school when she, along with friends Diana Ross and Betty McGlown, walked into the offices of Motown Records in ...



Three finalists named in superintendent search | Local News  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — The search for a successor to Laconia School District Superintendent Brendan Minnihan has been narrowed to three candidates, one from Maine, ...



Laconia and Belmont high schools participate in college application week  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — Laconia and Belmont high schools are participating in I Am College Bound/I Applied, an initiative designed to increase the number of high school ...



Laconia Police Log | Local News  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — Laconia police responded to 87 calls for *service* during the 48-hour period ending at noon Thursday.



Donors help to reduce school lunch debt | Local News  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — It is better to give than to receive, so the Scriptures tell us.



Robert Wendell Hildreth | Obituaries  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — Robert Wendell Hildreth, a giant of a man, changed his address to Heaven a few weeks ago. Although he moved to California in the 1960s for work, ...



The Laconia High School Class of 2017 | Local News  The Laconia Daily Sun

LHS fraduates toss their caps following commencement Friday evening. (Karen Bobotas/for The Laconia Daily Sun). LACONIA — The Laconia High School ...



Tiny house brings out big turnout at Huot Technical Ctr.  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — More than 100 people turned up Wednesday afternoon to tour a tiny house built by students at the Huot Technical Center, and were left impressed ...



Laconia girls win lacrosse title | Sports  The Laconia Daily Sun

MANCHESTER – A regulation girls' lacrosse game is 50 minutes long, but the Laconia girls earned their 2018 championship in just 14 minutes and 43 seconds.



Laconia High School lists quarter 1 Honor Roll | Community  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — Laconia High School has listed the following students on the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2017-18 school year:



Rapper with 'Flow like Poe' coming to Laconia on Friday  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — Andrew Nielsen, also known as MC Lars, is what happens when a child grows up loving both literary icons such as Edgar Allen Poe and rap ...



Joan Brulotte, 84 | Obituaries  The Laconia Daily Sun

GILFORD — Joan Brulotte, 84, of Gilford died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, at Goldencrest Assisted Living in Franklin, surrounded by her family. Joan was born on ...



9th annual Lou Athanas Basketball League invitational tournament set for Feb. 20-24  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — The Laconia Lou Athanas Basketball League will wrap up the season with its annual tournament on Wednesday through Sunday, Feb. 20-24.



Laconia High School presents awards | Local News  The Laconia Daily Sun

By ALANA PERSSON, LACONIA DAILY SUN. LACONIA — Standing before a crowd of parents and top scholars at Laconia High School, salutatorian Allyssa ...



Dr. Joseph J. Paterno, 77 | Obituaries  The Laconia Daily Sun

GILFORD — Joseph J. Paterno, Ph.D., 77, of 37 Roberts Road, died peacefully in his sleep on Nov. 30, 2018. Born July 15, 1941, in Boston, Dr. Paterno grew up ...



Cards' Title Hopes Denied in Overtime  Valley News

Laconia, n.h. — A bid by the Stevens High girls soccer team to garner the school's first NHIAA title in 30 years was denied when Hopkinton turned a corner kick ...



High schools: MV boys' basketball uses lopsided fourth quarter to down Laconia  Concord Monitor

Tim Mucher didn't like what he was seeing through three quarters.The fourth-year head coach for the Merrimack Valley boys' basketball team wanted more ...



Richard Bert Swain, 86 | Obituaries  The Laconia Daily Sun

GILFORD — Richard "Dick" Bert Swain passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, at Lakes Region General Hospital ...



Laconia High grad Alan Gorewitz will umpire Minor League Baseball this summer  Concord Monitor

Alan Gorewitz was there in Cooperstown with his father when Doug Harvey was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2010.Harvey, an umpire in the ...



Laconia Lacrosse Club to host open gym skills clinics  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — Sunday nights, beginning Jan. 6, certified coaching staff from Laconia Lacrosse Club will be supervising free skills clinics to prepare for the ...



Adrienne Stevens, 73 | Obituaries  The Laconia Daily Sun

SANDWICH — Adrienne Stevens, 73, of North Sandwich, died suddenly on Oct. 29, 2018, at her home. Born in Waltham, Massachusetts, on April 30, 1945, she ...



Community puts on full-court press to help revered coach  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — When Bob Dassatti was a basketball coach, his influence helped mold his athletes “into the individuals they are today. Under his guidance, they ...



Matthew R. Sewell, 46 | Obituaries  The Laconia Daily Sun

CAPE CORAL, Fla. — Matthew Ryan Sewell, 46, of Cape Coral, passed away suddenly on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, in Fort Myers, surrounded by his family.



Soldier, Former NH Student Killed In Syria Bombing  Concord, NH Patch

Soldier, Former NH Student Killed In Syria Bombing - Concord, NH - Jonathan Farmer, who attended Laconia High School, was one of four Americans killed in ...



Summertime fading quickly, school's around the corner | Local News  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — Custodians are buffing tilework, gardeners are mowing lawns and teachers are pondering lesson plans.



Laconia bus routes, school supply lists are posted online for first day of classes on Aug. 31  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — The first day of school for Laconia students is Thursday, Aug. 31. Bus routes are posted online at ...



Laconia upsets No. 1 Derryfield, advances to D-III girls' lacrosse title game  Concord Monitor

LACONIA – It was only two weeks ago that Laconia lost to top-ranked Derryfield. When the Sachems lined up against the same team on Saturday in the Division ...



Laconia High Top 10 | Local News  The Laconia Daily Sun

Laconia High School's Top Ten students are, from left on bench: Taylor Lovely, Lyndsey Paronto, Allyssa Miner and Teegan Stevens; middle row: Cheyanne ...



Gertrude Gilman, 103 | Obituaries  The Laconia Daily Sun

SANBORNTON — Gertrude Irene (Stone) Gilman, 103, passed away at her home in Sanbornton on July 9, 2018. She was born in Laconia on Jan. 19, 1915, the ...



Meredith potter found his calling by coming home  The Laconia Daily Sun

Christian Slater learned about pottery when he was living in Florida, but it was coming back to his native New Hampshire that allowed him to pursue the art as a.



Roger Brown's State of Sports: NH's Estes was no average Bear  The Union Leader

PHIL ESTES was born in Iowa, but many consider him a New Hampshire guy.



Shari Ann Rohrborn, 56 | Obituaries  The Laconia Daily Sun

BELMONT — Shari Ann Rohrborn, 56, of Cherry Street, died Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, at her home. Shari was born on June 7, 1962, in Laconia, the daughter of ...



Concussions a concern in prep football | Local News  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — This is not your father's high school football team.



Phyllis Hamilton, 93 | Obituaries  The Laconia Daily Sun

GREAT FALLS, Mont. — Phyllis (Stockwell) Hamilton, 93, a longtime resident of Tilton, New Hampshire, died on Friday, Jan. 31, 2019, in Great Falls, at the ...



Douglas John Walker, 53 | Obituaries  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — Douglas John Walker, 53, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. Douglas was born on April 29, 1965, in Laconia, the son of Joseph ...



Huot program betting big on tiny house | Local News  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — Last year, the students in the Huot Technical Center's building construction and plumbing and heating classes spent all year building a tiny house.



Just Like His Idols: OT Winner Sends Lakers to Final  Valley News

Laconia, n.h. — It stands to reason that, with nearly 23 years of coaching under his belt, Jack Iacopino as a long memory for Sunapee High boys soccer.



Huot Technical Center experiencing near-record enrollment | Local News  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — Madi Smith fed applesauce to a fellow student at the Huot Technical Center Thursday morning. Earlier, another student worked on Smith's nails.



New high school principal named | Local News  The Laconia Daily Sun

Nashua administrator hired for Laconia at $108500.



Charmein 'Charm' Fanning, 70 | Obituaries  The Laconia Daily Sun

GILMANTON — Charmein (Blais) “Charm” Fanning, age 70, passed away on Oct. 1, 2018, following a long illness.



High school football tournament schedule for Nov. 10, 2018  WMUR Manchester

High school football tournament schedule for Nov. 10.



Spotlight: Picture yourself managing a junior hockey team  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — Andrew Trimble was born into a hockey family, and because his grandfather worked for the New Jersey Devils, he got an up-close view of the sport ...



Winnisquam runs the table, tops rival Franklin in D-IV football final  Concord Monitor

LACONIA – They came in unbeaten and left the same way.For the Winnisquam Bears, there was nothing they wanted more than to put a bow on their perfect ...



Boys' lacrosse: Laconia rides into semifinals with 11-4 win  Concord Monitor

LACONIA – The game was physical, hot and two-goals close going into the fourth quarter. Then the Sachems hopped a ride.“We were riding on what our fan ...



City's top graduates will have 'Laconia edge' | Local News  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — When Thomas Bastis gets to Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, he will have the “Laconia edge” in his favor, one of his favorite high school ...



D-III boys' lacrosse: Hopkinton, Laconia survive semifinals, will meet for title game Saturday  Concord Monitor

LACONIA – The Hopkinton and Laconia boys' lacrosse teams entered the Division III tournament as the No. 1 and 2 seeds, respectively, and both made ...



City Hires new finance and welfare director | Local News  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — Northfield Town Administrator Glenn Smith was named Monday as the new Laconia finance and welfare director, effective Jan. 7, City Manager ...



Sunapee Girls' Reign Ends on Overtime Penalty Kick  Valley News

Laconia, n.h. — Not too many teams over the last few seasons have been able to solve Sunapee High's girls. The Lakers won back-to-back state championships ...



Orion Entrance Control grows again | Local  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — One of the fastest-growing companies in the Lakes Region, Orion Entrance Control, Inc., has moved to a new location — just a few hundred yards ...



No dungarees: My, how dress codes have changed  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA _ Mal Murray remembers school dress code issues from growing up in during the 1950s in Westchester County in New York and how he required ...



Salary boost in five-year contract helps district retain teachers  The Laconia Daily Sun

By RICK GREEN, LACONIA DAILY SUN. LACONIA — What a difference a year and a new teacher contract make. Last spring, Laconia School Superintendent ...



Mary Murray, 87 | Obituaries  The Laconia Daily Sun

BELMONT — Mary Murray, 87, of Lamprey Road, died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, at Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia, surrounded by her family. Mary was ...



Pauline Gordon, 70 | Obituaries  The Laconia Daily Sun

ENFIELD — Pauline (Nedeau, Otto) Gordon, 70 years old, of Enfield, passed away suddenly at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon on Jan. 9, 2019 ...



Football Player of the Season: Winnisquam's Philip Nichols  Concord Monitor

There was a lot on the line for the Winnisquam football team Saturday night: An opportunity to knock off a longtime rival, the chance at an undefeated season, ...



Veronica Rita Walsh, 56 | Obituaries  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — Veronica Rita Walsh, 56, of Pleasant Street, Laconia, left us for the angels on Sept. 15, 2018. Veronica passed away after a period of failing health ...



Derek E. Goss, 39 | Obituaries  The Laconia Daily Sun

CANTERBURY — Derek Eugene Goss (D-Roc), 39, passed away peacefully Friday evening, Aug. 17, 2018, at Concord Hospital from a long battle with multiple ...



Transforming downtown Laconia | Announcements  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — The Advanced Digital Art class at Laconia High School was asked to propose a business that would enhance downtown Laconia. They were ...



George Munsey III, 88 | Obituaries  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — George Park Munsey III passed away on July 9, 2018, at his home in Laconia.



Capsule outlook of the area's high school boys' soccer teams in D-II, D-III, D-IV  Concord Monitor

BOW Division: II Coach: George Pinkham (22nd year) Last year: 15-4, reached semifinals Returning starters: Max Elsasser, sr., F; Sean Miclette, sr., D; Andrew ...



Laconia's Taylor Morrill headed to softball world series in June  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — Laconia High School junior Taylor Morrill has been chosen to take part in the Under Armour Softball Factory World Series in Vero Beach, Florida, ...



Phyllis Jean Clairmont, 91 | Obituaries  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — Phyllis Jean Clairmont, 91, returned to her heavenly home on Oct. 9, 2018, following a period of declining health at Laconia Center Nursing Home.



New Hampshire loon population grows to over 300 pairs  The Laconia Daily Sun

MOULTONBOROUGH — This year, 309 pairs of loons were documented throughout the state during the breeding season, a 4.4% increase from 2017, ...



Prioritizing student safety | Local News  The Laconia Daily Sun

Peter Johnson, facilities director for Laconia Schools, will use federal grant money to improve the safety of public schools in the city. One area of improvement is ...



Jeffrey Elwell, 57 | Obituaries  The Laconia Daily Sun

MADISON, Ala. — Jeffrey Elwell, a beloved father, son, brother, and grandfather, passed away unexpectedly from a heart attack at the age of 57 early Monday ...



BLUE DEVILS 4, MULES 1: Epping completes its long road to glory  Foster's Daily Democrat

LACONIA — Back in August, there was a short list of candidates to win the Division IV girls soccer championship, and Epping High School wasn't on it.Not by a ...



From cleaning golf clubs to working as a PGA Pro  The Laconia Daily Sun

GILFORD — Dan Wilkins has been playing golf up and down the East Coast since he was a teen. Back in the fall of 2012, he and Patrick's Pub &



Velma Laura Lawrence, 87 | Obituaries  The Laconia Daily Sun

GILFORD — Velma Laura Lawrence, 87, of 72 Watson Road, died peacefully in her winter home in Port Charlotte, Florida, on Nov. 13, 2018. Velma was born on ...



Claire M. Moore, 79 | Obituaries  The Laconia Daily Sun

ALTON BAY — Claire M. Moore, age 79, of Alton Bay, died Oct. 25, 2018, at Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia, after a period of failing health.



Lacrosse is a guiding force for the Howe family of Laconia  Concord Monitor

Even when they were learning the basics of lacrosse, Mackenzie and Rebecca Howe rarely talked about anything else. Such is life when you've been coached ...



Locals remain alive in soccer, volleyball tourneys | News, Sports, Jobs  Nashua Telegraph

Here's a look at the non-football tournament matchups for you local high school fans for the next three days: TODAY Two teams are in action, the Campbell High.



City mulling new infrastructure to promote residential development  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — With the city's Master Plan vision statement encouraging residential development, the Public Works Department is recommending that the city ...



Belknap Mill Holiday Bazaar will be Saturday, Dec. 8  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — The 10th annual Belknap Mill Holiday Bazaar will be held on Saturday, Dec. 8, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The historic mill building is located at 25.



LHS Coach Kozens to lose role as dean of students  The Laconia Daily Sun

10 layoffs possible as Laconia looks to cut school district expenses.



High schools: Hopkinton advances to D-III girls' soccer final with 3-0 win over defending champions  Concord Monitor

LACONIA – Soon after taking over the Hopkinton girls' soccer program this year, new coach Mike Zahn began to believe the Hawks had what it took to reach the ...



Vaping alarm sounded by educators | Health & Wellness  The Laconia Daily Sun

Earlier this month, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb made national headlines when he said that the rates of teenagers who vape had ...



The LHS Class of 2016 | Community  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — The Laconia High School Class of 2016 graduated on Friday, June 10. They are: Nicholas Thomas Alexander, Jocelyn Alex Allain, Jordan Joseph ...



Laconia man earns spot in downhill speed skating event at Fenway Park  The Union Leader

LINCOLN — A Laconia man who wants to be a photographer for Red Bull impressed folks at the energy-drink giant in a different way Saturday at Loon Mountain ...



Robert W. Fagula, 66 | Obituaries  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — Robert "Bob" W. Fagula, 66, died on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospital in Lebanon. He was born in Biddeford, Maine, but ...



Donald MacDougall, 82 | Obituaries  The Laconia Daily Sun

CENTER SANDWICH — Donald K. MacDougall, 82, of Center Sandwich, passed away on Aug. 13, 2018, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center hospice ...



David J. Gammon III, 67 | Obituaries  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — David J. Gammon III, 67, of Laconia passed away unexpectedly on Monday, May 14, 2018. David was born in Laconia on January 31, 1951, the ...



Clean up day at Prescott Farm in Laconia  Concord Monitor

Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center on White Oaks Road in Laconia recently welcomed nearly 30 volunteers from the Lakes Region Rotary Youth ...



Boys and Girls Club adds preschool | Local News  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — For several years, the Boys and Girls Club of the Lakes Region has been giving school-age children a safe place to go before and after school.



32nd annual MIX Cash and Cans event schedule set  The Laconia Daily Sun

FRANKLIN — Mix 94.1fm's 32nd annual Cash and Cans Money & Food Drive for the holidays is set for Dec. 7-14.



Janice Phillips, 79 | Obituaries  The Laconia Daily Sun

MEREDITH — Janice (Jordan) Phillips, 79, of Meredith, passed away at home, surrounded by her family, on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, after a courageous battle ...



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