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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

Appears only people not doing their job are the ones losing…

To The Daily Sun, My name is Irma Robinson and I shopped at Market Basket until we were informed that eight executives were fired while at home via messenger on a Sunday evening. As the story unfolded we made the decision to not shop at Market basket until the ousted CEO and others were reinstated. Evidently tens of thousands have made the same decision. As customers, you see, we are able to think for ourselves. Those who believe... 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

Founding Members of Advice To The Players Reunited for 'The …

  SANDWICH — Caroline Nesbitt and Vivian Nesbitt, two of the founding members of Advice To The Players, a non-profit Shakespeare company, will be returning to the stage together to perform in The Merry Wives of Windsor at the Sandwich Fairgrounds in August. In the spring of 1999, Caroline Nesbitt founded Advice To The Players to bring Shakespeare into the lives of teens and adults in the White Mountains region. As the company grew, Nesbitt began to... 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

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

Patricia A. Castrucci, 79

LACONIA — Patricia Anne Trombly Castrucci, 79, of Laconia, passed away on Sunday night, July 27, 2014, after a long battle with cancer. Patricia was attended to by her family and friends round the clock in her home in the weeks leading up to her passing.Patricia was born in Laconia on March 27, 1935, the daughter of the late Anna (Veroneau) and Arthur C. Trombly. Patricia was soon followed by her brother, the late Richard... Read more

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