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WEEKEND - 80 classics expected for 41st Annual New England Antique and Classic Boat Show

MEREDITH — As many as 80 classic boats will be on display at the Meredith Town Docks Saturday for the 41st annual New England Antique and Classic Boat Show, an event which draws hundreds of spectators from all over the Northeast and features classic wooden boats from earlier eras, including Chris Crafts, Garwoods, Hackercraft and Century.The show has its roots in the Roaring Twenties and those years in which pleasure boating really started to come of age. There were literally hundreds of boats that came to Lake Winnipesaukee and in the 1930s organized racing among the high-powered runabouts on the... Read more

Letters

Market Basket manager is not doing the job he is being paid …

To The Daily Sun, I am a former Market Basket customer. I say former because I can't see that I'm going back. Any sympathy I had for the current employee actions is rapidly evaporating. Companies pay employees to do jobs. The arrangement is that if they pay you, you do the job. If you do the job, they pay you. If the employer stops paying you what's agreed, you stop working. If you stop working, they... Read more

Columns

Sanborn — Lakes Region Residential Sales Report, June 2014

People often ask if we see a lot of cash transactions on houses so I thought I'd take a look and see how often it occurs. According to the MLS, so far in 2014 of the 409 residential sales 181 of those were cash deals compared to 159 for the first six months of 2013. That means 44 percent of sales are in good old greenbacks. And just so you don't get visions of some... Read more

Sports

Muskrats battling to protect playoff spot

Ten games remain in the New England Collegiate Baseball League regular season and the Muskrats are occupying the third playoff spot in the Northern Division. The top four teams advance to the postseason. The upcoming week could see the Muskrats secure a playoff spot early and give them time to rest and regroup for a deep playoff run. "This is a huge week for us in regard to the playoff seeding," GM Noah Crane said.... Read more

Weddings

Engagement-Currier-Williams

Jennifer Currier & Matthew Williams                                       Kenneth and Lorenda Currier of New Hampton, NH and Guy and Cherie Williams of Hampstead, NH are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Jennifer Currier and Matthew Williams.  Jennifer graduated from Newfound Regional High School in 2006 and Eastern University in St. Davids, PA in 2009 with a BS in accounting and finance. She is currently employed at Bigelow & Ashton, PA in Wolfboro, NH. Matthew graduated from high school in 2005... Read more

Calendar of Events

7-20-14 Calendar

Jewish Food Festival, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Temple B'nai Israel, 210 Court St., Laconia; offering an array of traditional Jewish foods. For more information visit www.tbinh.org  Montblanc chamber group performs, 3 p.m., Woodside Building at Taylor Community, 435 Union Ave., Laconia. Free. Interlakes Summer Theater production of "Miss Saigon," 5 p.m., Inter-Lakes High School Community Auditorium. Contact 1-888-245-6374 or visit www.interlakestheatre.com Franklin Footlight Theater presents "Footlight Flashback" a musical celebration of their past 20 seasons, 2 p.m., Franklin Opera House,... Read more

Announcements

'Serve and Protect Day' at Circle K today

TILTON — Tilton Circle K is one of many Irving Oil stations and Circle K stores taking part in "To Serve and Protect Day". Today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. you can have your gas pumped and windows washed by a member of local law enforcement or a Special Olympics New Hampshire athlete. This marks the 15th year Circle K and Irving have partnered with Special Olympics for the month-long promotion. In 2013, $163,770.56 was raised... Read more

Births

Birth- Mila Eloise Lucille Letourneau

Mila Eloise Lucille LetourneauMila Eloise Lucille Letourneau was born February 12, 2014, at Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia. She weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 20 1/4 inches long. Her parents are Michael and Mary Beth Letourneau of Belmont, NH. She joins her big brothers Isaiah James, 14, and Liam John Steven, 18 months. The maternal grandparents are Steven and Colleen Tewksbury of Hebron, NH. The paternal grandparents are Jean-Luc and Monique Letourneau of Compton, QC. The great-grandparents are... Read more

People

Warren Graduates Yale School of Architecture

Kate Warren Kate M. Warren was awarded a Master of Architecture degree from the Yale School of Architecture at commencement exercises held on May 19, 2014. Kate attended Gilford schools and then high school at Phillips Exeter Academy, graduating with honors in 2006. She earned a BA in Economics with minors in Business and Spanish from New York University in 2010. She studied architecture at Columbia University in Paris and New York before entering the graduate... Read more

Obituaries

Donald F. Rogers

BELMONT — Donald F. "Don" Rogers, (Ret.) Waltham Firefighter, Of Belmont, New Hampshire formerly of Waltham, Massachusetts, July 21st, 2014. Loving father of Christine M. "Crisy" Pelletier and her husband Ronald Pelletier Jr. of Townsend, Mass., avid B. Rogers of Plymouth, N.H., and Susan Marie Chagnon and her husband Robert Chagnon Jr. of Waltham, Mass. Cherished grandfather of Michael, Jessica and Laura Pelletier, Robert Dagostino, Ryen and Jake Chagnon. Great grandfather of James Rollins. Brother... Read more

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