It took $ 8 million, along with a dedicated Laconian City Council, and now the historic Colonial Theater has been restored to its original state. But it’s not just a story about a downtown theater. This is a podcast celebrating an entire downtown area. Scott Meyers is the municipal manager of Laconia. Roger Wood tells him about the project and the future hopes of this town in the Lakes region.
By Roger Wood, InDepthNH.org
Scott Myers has served as City Manager of Laconia since 2011. Previously, he was Managing Partner of several hotel companies in the coastal region.
While working in the private sector, Scott served on various municipal boards and commissions in Dover. He finished his service at Dover after being elected mayor for four terms. (2004-2011)
Scott has represented municipalities on several state boards including HealthTrust (2009-2013), the New Hampshire Municipal Association Board of Directors (2007-2018 including 2 years as president) and is currently administrator of the New Hampshire Retirement System.
Scott has been living in Laconia since 2014 and appreciates the love and support he receives from his better half, Jenn, who works for the state of New Hampshire. He has two grown children and lives by the sea.
Roger Wood is an award-winning radio, podcast, newspaper and television reporter with over 40 years of media experience. Roger has spent his entire professional career in New Hampshire.
Roger is currently Associate Editor and Podcast Producer at InDepthNH.org. He has produced reports and specials for InDepthNH, New Hampshire Public Radio, NPR and other public and commercial radio stations.
He also produced spots for CBS Radio. He has produced around fifty audio books and written three novels. Roger has also moderated political forums as well as public policy discussions at the local and state levels.