Great Meredith Rotary Fishing Derby draws ice fishermen in droves

MEREDITH — As the sun began to set and the temperature dropped to 16 degrees Saturday afternoon, Continue reading


Sled Dog Derby off for this week; organizers eyeing March date

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Due to lack of snow, the 81st Laconia World Championship Sled Dog Derby has been scrubbed for this weekend, Continue reading

Get your bobhouse off the ice by April 1st!

All bobhouses, or ice shanties, must be removed from the ice by the end of the day on April 1, according to state Continue reading

Shore Land Protection Moratorium?

Less than one year after its passage, the New Hampshire Senate is already considering a moratorium on the Comprehensive Shore land Protection Act.

Legislators has heard testimony on Senate Bill 139-FN and will discuss the moratorium in an executive session early this month.  Continue reading



Written by Pat Rollins from the Citizen.  When I ran into my buddy Bob the other day he’d just come off the lake after a day of fishing with his two sons. I asked the young boys how they did and both of them looked at me with a big smile and started telling me about all the fun they had fishing on Lake Winnipesaukee with their dad. Continue reading

50-foot rule for shore owners

Thousands of shorefront property owners and builders across the state are on a crash course to understand a new permit system that goes into effect tomorrow.

Effective July 1, a state shoreland permit is required for Continue reading

Bikers pack Weirs Beach for Motorcycle Week finale


RAY MONGEAU/CITIZEN PHOTO Weirs Beach was packed with motorcycles and riders on Saturday as Motorcycle Week was drawing to a close.

While attendance at the 85th annual Laconia Motorcycle Week may have started out slow, it finished strong with thousands turning out at Weirs Beach on Continue reading