• Laconia motorcycle week June 17, 2021 10:35 pm

    After Scaled-Back 2020 Event, Riders Descend on NH for Laconia Motorcycle Week

    A year after the coronavirus pandemic impacted the Laconia Motorcycle Week, the annual New Hampshire event is getting back up to full speed. Hundreds of thousands of people are descending on the city in the Lakes Region this week for what’s considered the world’s oldest motorcycle rally. There was a scaled-back version last year, but this year, the event...

  • Sturgis Motorcycle Rally August 26, 2020 8:20 pm

    6 NH Residents Test Positive for COVID After Attending Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

    Six New Hampshire residents are among the 100 people who have tested positive for the coronavirus after attending the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota earlier this month, health officials said Wednesday. The state Department of Health and Human Services is recommending that all New Hampshire residents who traveled to Sturgis for the motorcycle rally get tested for COVID-19. They…

  • Laconia motorcycle week August 21, 2020 10:34 pm

    Laconia Motorcycle Week Kicks Off With COVID Restrictions

    The event usually draws thousands of bikers to New Hampshire’s Lakes region, but amid new coronavirus restrictions this year, fewer people have shown up, at least as of Friday.

  • New Hampshire August 21, 2020 11:04 pm

    Reduced Attendance Expected at Motorcycle Rally in New Hampshire

    The nation’s oldest motorcycle rally will be held again in New Hampshire this weekend, but this year’s event will look quite different amid the coronavirus pandemic. According to organizers of Laconia Motorcycle Week, attendance is expected to be lower at this year’s event due to measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the Union Leader reports. “This year,...

  • coronavirus guidelines August 13, 2020 8:55 pm

    NH Steps Up Enforcement at Bars, Restaurants Ahead of Bike Week

    The New Hampshire Liquor Commission is reminding bar and restaurant owners of the importance of coronavirus-related guidelines, especially during the upcoming Laconia Motorcycle Week. “We want to inform all licensees of the guidelines as they relate to seating, capacity, mask-wearing and social distancing so we can ensure that everyone has a safe, successful and enjoyable week,” said Joseph Mollica, commission…

  • coronavirus August 13, 2020 12:59 am

    NH Mask Order Issued Ahead of 2 Big Events

    In New Hampshire, where the number of new coronavirus cases remains low, Gov. Chris Sununu’s recent order that face coverings at all organized events of more than 100 people comes ahead of two events expected to draw hundreds of people. One is motorcycle week in Laconia at the end of the month, the other also a controversial religious gathering in…

  • coronavirus August 12, 2020 10:12 pm

    NH Mask Order Comes Ahead of 2 Big Events

    Gov. Chris Sununu has ordered people to wear masks at all New Hampshire events with more than 100 people. This week features the Big Tent Revival and Laconia Motorcycle Week.

  • New Hampshire August 11, 2020 9:58 pm

    Sununu Orders Masks Be Worn at Large, Organized Gatherings in NH

    Gov. Chris Sununu is now requiring people to wear face coverings when they’re part of organized gatherings of 100 people or more in New Hampshire, a change that comes ahead of a large annual gathering, Laconia Motorcycle Week. Images of people ignoring social distancing measures at another major motorcycle gathering, this weekend’s Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota, factored...

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