The icing on the lake

 

02-08 ICE ON THE LAKE

Ice is finally beginning to form around Lake Winnipesaukee after a stretch of relatively warm weather. (Courtesy photo/Emerson Aviation)

Hosmer honored by seniors

State Sen. Andrew Hosmer (D-Laconia) speaks with residents of Genesis Healthcare’s Laconia Rehabilitation Center after he was presented with 2015 New Hampshire Healthcare Association Friend of Seniors Award for his action as a member of the State Senate Finance Committee last year in which he helped prevent the diversion of millions of dollars intended to reimburse nursing homes for the care they provided to their residents who rely on Medicaid. He was presented with the award by Jeanne Sanders, a member of the board of directors of the NHHA who is  director of the Golden View Health Care Center in Meredith. (Roger Amsden photo for the Laconia Daily Sun)

State Sen. Andrew Hosmer (D-Laconia) speaks with residents of Genesis Healthcare's Laconia Rehabilitation Center after he was presented with 2015 New Hampshire Healthcare Association Friend of Seniors Award for his action as a member of the State Senate Finance Committee last year in which he helped prevent the diversion of millions of dollars intended to reimburse nursing homes for the care they provided to their residents who rely on Medicaid. He was presented with the award by Jeanne Sanders, a member of the board of directors of the NHHA who is director of the Golden View Health Care Center in Meredith. (Roger Amsden photo for the Laconia Daily Sun)

Suspicious package at Winni Ag Center determined to be harmless

TILTON — Tilton Police Department and the New Hampshire State Police investigated a report of a suspicious package at the Winnisquam Regional School District Agricultural Center Monday morning.

Administrators said students and staff were relocated in the high school to a safe location. The investigation was completed with no issues or safety concerns and, according the Winnisquam Regional School District website, all students and staff resumed normal school day schedules.

Superintendent Tammy Davis said the item was noticed around 6:45 a.m., and by 8:20 a.m. the area was determined to be safe and all the students returned to normal scheduling.

– Gail Ober