September 30, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Five things to remember about The Citizen

LACONIA — An obituary was my first assignment when I joined the Laconia Evening Citizen as a reporter in June of 1977. I was fresh out of college and eager to cover real news. But drafting a story about a local resident’s life was where I started. More...

Proud of our product

LACONIA — Today the ownership and management team of The Citizen humbly puts this newspaper to bed for the last time. More...

All news is local

LACONIA — If there is one element of The Citizen’s legacy that I think stands out it is that a newspaper best performs its function by being closely connected to the community. More...

Sports

Column: End of the road

I guess I knew at some point in my career I would be writing a column like this or similar to it. More...

Lacey, UNH take on Tribe in sold out Homecoming

It's been rare through the years to have a true freshman contribute in a major way on the University of New Hampshire football team. More...

Americans need short memory in the Ryder Cup

CHASKA, Minn. — The American Ryder Cup team could use what might be Dustin Johnson's greatest asset in golf.Not his power off the tee.His short memory."Or no memory," Johnson said with a smile. More...

History

Rublee’s Band, Weirs

MEMBERS OF RUBLEE’S BAND assemble on the steps of the New Hotel Weirs, sometime in the early years of the 20th century. More...

An occasional opinion* — A long and enjoyable connection with The Citizen over nearly eight decades

By WARREN D. More...

New fee for cable TV subscribers

LACONIA — Cable subscribers would begin paying an added 5-percent sales fee, Nov. More...

Citizen ends 90-year run

LACONIA — With this edition, The Citizen ends 90 years and 229 days of continuous publication, six days a week. More...

EJ Gallagher: Gracious gentleman

LACONIA — As The Citizen newspaper ceases publication after a grand 90-year run, thoughts turn to the gracious, tenacious gentleman who founded the paper, Edward John (“E.J.”) Gallagher. The paper debuted on Jan. 4, 1926 as a four page broadsheet. More...

'Truth' at heart of Citizen coverage

LACONIA — A few days after I was promoted to Editor of The Citizen last fall, I had a discussion with several members of the Laconia City Clerk's office about the newspaper. More...

Sports Galleries

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Features

A learning experience

Its sad to see the Citizen close its doors after 90 years. The Citizen has been a staple in the community and has recorded our life moments. I am no different, I have scrapbooks with clippings from my graduation and obituaries of family members. More...

Worked with the best

LACONIA — I thought it only fitting to take my photo in front of The Citizen History page after working with Warren Huse for several years on the Then & Now photos. I want to thank Warren for all of his history lessons and learning so m More...

Some of the men and women who brought you The Citizen

This listing includes everyone who could be recalled by an ad hoc committee which took on the task. It is in no way complete. More...

Local

It's been quite the ride

LACONIA- It is hard to believe that a decade ago I was just a 22-year-old college graduate that landed a job at The Citizen following an internship through the University of New Hampshire. More...

Of moon rocks, moose and men

LACONIA — LACONIA – A journalistic proverb is that if your mother says she lovesyou, confirm it with a second source.When I started work as a staff writer at The Citizen 31 years ago, Laconia’s first city manager Ken Boehner helped me learn More...

Gaining confidence through experience

While I’ve only been working at The Citizen since last November, it feels like I’ve been working here for years with the amount of experience I’ve packed into just a few short months. More...

Opinion

Sorry for the community

Editor, Citizen It was with great sadness that the The Citizen will cease its publication. Those of us that consider ourselves “natives” could easily become nostalgic, but the print world has changed and so our lives. More...

Praise for a job well done

Editor, Citizen For the past several years, the Laconia School District has been fortunate to be the focus of positive and articulate news reporting, thanks to the efforts of Ed Pierce and the staff at the Laconia Citizen. More...

Our appreciation for your help

Editor, Citizen On behalf of the Lakes Region Scholarship Foundation, we wish to extend our appreciation to the Citizen for its history of service to our community and many worthwhile local programs. More...

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