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Stinson Lake shooter won't be charged with murder or any other crime

RUMNEY — The man who shot an area chiropractor during an altercation between the two at Stinson Lake on June 29 will not face criminal charges. According to a report issued by the N.H. Attorney General, the state would not be able to prove that Edward Healey, 61, of Randolph, Mass. was not acting in self-defense when he fatally shot David Landseadel, 48, of Rumney. "In light (of the investigation), Edward Healey's conduct will not be ruled justified, but no criminal charges will be brought against him for causing David Landseadel's death" concluded the report. According to the report, Healey and Landseadel had... Read more

Letters

If you suffer severe depression don't take 'no' treatment fo…

To The Daily Sun, My name is Jim Spiller. I am the father-in-law of Kalem Beane, who recently passed unexpectedly. My wife Susan and I, our daughter Megan, and Kalem's family want to take this opportunity to thank all in the community for your support through this difficult time for our daughter, Megan, and for Kalem's family. As you might imagine, we are all overcome with grief, in shock and disbelief at our loss, and appreciate you... Read more

Columns

James Pindell - lt's not looking like a 'wave' election yea…

The last two midterm elections in New Hampshire broke records for the state's political parties. In 2006, Democrats had their most successful election since the 1870s. In the 2010 elections, Republicans had their biggest gains ever and that is saying something given the state's Republican history. But in 2014, while the election environment is favorable to Republicans, political strategists in both parties seem to agree that it won't be a huge wave year in New Hampshire... Read more

Sports

Junior A hockey: N.H. Fighting Spirit sweep the Stars

The New Hampshire Fighting Spirit came out victorious in their recent home and home series against the Eastern Conference leaders the New England Stars. Friday evening's contest at the Laconia Ice Arena started with a back and forth scoring match as both teams exchanged goals seconds apart. The Stars began the scoring after a costly turnover in the Spirit's defensive zone. Only 35 seconds later Spirit captain Josh Crane took a pass at the blue... Read more

Weddings

Anniversary - Poole

Don and Nancy Poole celebrated their 50th anniversary on September 5, 2014. They were married on September 5, 1964 in Westminster, Massachusetts. They have two children; Jennifer Flanders and Nathan Poole, both of Laconia, New Hampshire. Don and Nancy reside in Gilford, New Hampshire Read more

Calendar of Events

10-22-14 Calendar

Events at Gilford Public Library: Line Dancing for Beginners, 9-10 a.m.,Check-Out–An–Expert!, 10 a.m. to noon; Apple Pie Workshop, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Events at the Hall Memorial Library: Nooners Book Group featuring "The End of Your Life Book Club" by Will Schwalbe; Apple Pie Contest, 12 p.m. Project Teen featuring Spooky Nail Art, 3 p.m. Free Better Choices, Better Health Workshop presented by LRGHealthcare, 9:30-11:30 a.m. in the Woodside Building at the Taylor Community, Laconia. To register or for... Read more

Announcements

Meet the candidates in Sandwich on Oct. 26

SANDWICH — All Sandwich voters will have an opportunity to "Meet the Candidates" on Sunday, October 26 at 3 p.m. at the Methodist Meetinghouse on Main Street in Center Sandwich. All candidates on the Sandwich ballot have been invited to attend and will explain why they are seeking to be elected and answer any questions which may be asked. The election takes place at the Sandwich Town Hall on Tuesday, November 4 from 8 a.m. to... Read more

Births

Birth- Preston Lou Ashton

Preston Lou Ashton Born on August 1, 2014 at 4:17pm at Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia, NH to Laura Dunn and Ryan Ashton. Preston weighed 6lbs 14oz and was 19 inches long. His maternal grandparents are Cal and Tammy Dunn, Jr. of Laconia, NH. His maternal great grandparents are Harry and Thelma Bean of Gilford, NH. Paternal grandparents are Jim and Cheryl Barnes of Gilmanton Iron Works, NH. Preston has many aunts and uncles; Cal, Sue,... Read more

People

Brittany Sulham Crowned Miss Littleton Area 2014

Brittany Sulham, Miss Littleton Area 2014 Brittany Sulham, was crowned Miss Littleton Area on Saturday, June 21st. She is a 2014 graduate of Profile High School. Her platform was the importance of not texting while driving and her talent is modern dance. Her proud grandparents are Jackie and John Nikolais of Gilford, NH. Brittany resides in Bethlehem, NH. Read more

Obituaries

Robert A. Nedeau, 71

NEW HAMPTON — Robert A. "Bobby" Nedeau, 71, passed Saturday, October 19, 2014, due to a long illness. He enjoyed fishing and hunting. Survivors include his wife, Joanne Nedeau of New Hampton, two sons, Jamie Nedeau and wife, Michelle, stationed in Fr. Stewart, Georgia, and Kenneth Nedeau and wife, Mindy, of Laconia, three sisters, Diane McAskill of Laconia, Pauline Gordon and husband, Clyde of Enfield and Geraldine Nedeau of Laconia. Bobby leaves behind six grandchildren. There will not be... Read more

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