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Wakefield Residents Rescued from Icy Pond Thanks to Quick-Thinking Local HeroRNHSA Media GroupNewsBreak Contributor
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Retired New Jersey Firefighter Rescues 2 After Falling Through Ice in New Hampshire
A retired volunteer firefighter from New Jersey and his wife are being credited with saving the lives of two men who fell through thin ice into a Wakefield pond Wednesday morning. Wakefield Police Chief Michael Fenton said the cries for help from the pair in Charlie Fielding’s Pond were heard...
Sanford police: Man with knife was shot after confrontation
SANFORD — Police said they are investigating after a man with a knife was shot Friday night after a confrontation with a food truck owner. Police responded to the intersection of Main Street and Lebanon Street after receiving a report of a man who had been shot at 3:52 p.m. Witnesses told police the man shot was walking in and out of the roadway, yelling at vehicles and carrying a knife.
Multiple police, emergency responders on scene in Sanford
SANFORD, Maine — Officials say Sanford police are on a scene in the Maine city Friday night. Video from inside a store on Main Street show multiple firetrucks outside, as well as police cruisers. Authorities have not released further details on the situation. Officials say there is no danger...
Stolen tiny home recovered in Newfield
No arrests have been made at this time.
Neighbor Rescues Two Men Who Fell Through Ice in Wakefield Pond
Two young men in Wakefield had a close call after falling through a thin layer of ice into a freezing pond. Thanks to the quick thinking of a retired firefighter neighbor, they were rescued and are now recovering from hypothermic symptoms.
Police ID suspects in Thursday gunfight
LACONIA — Police have identified the parties they say were responsible for an exchange of gunfire in the city's South End on Thursday. Police Chief Matt Canfield said his officers responded to reports of shots fired in the area of Baldwin and Joliet streets at around 3 p.m. on Thursday. "Upon arrival we found a vehicle that had a round that went through the side window [and] found several other rounds, one of which penetrated the wall of an apartment building," Canfield said.
These conway, NH based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around conway.
NHDOT crew members rescue drowning man on Lake Winnepesaukee Thursday
ALTON, N.H. — New Hampshire crews saved a man who was allegedly drowning after his jet ski started to sink in Lake Winnipesaukee Thursday. Shawn Cullen and his coworkers from the New Hampshire Department of Transportation showed up to work on Thursday in Alton to remove an old dock from the shoreline near Lake Winnipesaukee.
Discover the 5 Most Dangerous Neighborhoods in Carroll County, New Hampshire!
Carroll County, New Hampshire, is known for its picturesque landscapes, charming towns, and close-knit community. However, like any other place, it has its areas with higher crime rates. In this article, we’ll delve into some of the neighborhoods in Carroll County that have been noted for higher crime rates and explore the factors contributing to these statistics.
Fire destroys home in Limerick
LIMERICK (WGME) -- A fire left a family without a home in Limerick Thursday night. Limerick Fire Chief Vincent Pelletier says crews put out the fire on Brookside Lane around 10:30 p.m. with help from eight other fire departments, but the house is considered a total loss. He says the...
Conway casino needs site plan review
A proposal to build a charitable gaming facility in Conway Village at the old Shurfine Plaza will be proceeding to the planning board for site plan review, town planner Ryan O’Connor said Nov. 13. On Oct. 5, developer Dick Anagnost filed an application for a restaurant and charitable gaming,...
Wakefield woman arrested for DUI after rollover accident on Route 16
WAKEFIELD — A single-vehicle accident on Route 16 at Flynn Road led to the arrest of a New Hampshire woman on multiple charges Saturday afternoon. Wakefield Police Department, along with Wakefield Fire Department and Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, responded to the crash around 1:30 p.m. Upon arrival, they...
Large housing development in Laconia delayed again
LACONIA, N.H. — A massive housing development being proposed in Laconia is facing another delay. The state of New Hampshire is attempting to sell the 220-acre Laconia State School property, but the closing of that real estate sale has now been pushed back twice. It's an ambitious plan for...
MaineHealth names regional president
Britt Crewse was selected to serve as regional president at Portland-based MaineHealth. Mr. Crewse will oversee Maine Medical Center in Portland and Southern Maine Health Care in Biddeford and Sanford, according to a Dec. 1 health system news release. He will begin his new role in January. Mr. Crewse currently...
Berwick man faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to drug trafficking charges
PORTLAND, Maine — A man from Berwick faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to drug trafficking charges on Thursday. Bo Rodden, 33, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Portland to distributing and possessing with intent to distribute methamphetamine and fentanyl in connection with a traffic stop this year, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Maine.
Carter Mountain Band presents 'Christmas Joy'
GILFORD — Kick off the Christmas season with Carter Mountain Brass Band’s “Christmas Joy!” on Sunday, Dec. 3, at 3 p.m., at the First United Methodist Church. Conductor Debbi Gibson has chosen a program that features music from the classical period to the contemporary, including traditional Christmas carols. Also included is the ever-popular audience participation sing-along. You will also enjoy projected visuals that accompany the music along with interspersed poems and stories.
Police investigate shooting in Laconia's South End
LACONIA — Police are investigating a shooting that occurred on Thursday afternoon near the corner of Baldwin and Joliet streets. Police Chief Matt Canfield said there were no injuries reported, but that bullets went through the window of a car, and that at least one round passed through the wall of an apartment and lodged in a couch.
Echoes of the Past: The Legacy of Senter House in Center Harbor
In the heart of Center Harbor, New Hampshire, the Senter House has stood as a monument to the past, encapsulating the evolution of this charming town since 1787. Named after Dr. David Senter, an influential town figure, the inn witnessed the bustling era of 19th-century travel. Overlooking the picturesque Lake Winnipesaukee, it served as a nexus for visitors, connecting them via steamboat to the broader region's attractions. Though its historic rival, the Moulton House, and later the Colonial Hotel, which continued the Senter House tradition, have both perished in flames, the Senter House's spirit endures, woven into the fabric of Center Harbor's history.
Laconia Residents: Your 2023 Property Tax Bills Have Been Mailed, Due by December 29
Property tax bills for 2023 were sent out on November 28, with a due date of December 29. For questions about property values, contact the Assessing Office. For payment inquiries, reach out to the Tax Office.
Crews bring massive piece of equipment to substation in Holderness
MANCHESTER, N.H. — A big effort to movea giant piece of equipment from Nashua to Holderness was completed overnight. According to Eversource, a new synchronous condenser was being brought to the Huckins Hill substation in Holderness. >> Download the free WMUR app to get updates on the go: Apple...