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Open Water: Lakes Region marinas ready to show boaters the latest & greatest

LACONIA — The boating season has begun and with it marine dealers are offering a fresh array of boats and motors to tempt enthusiasts into upgrading and repowering the fleet that will ply the waters of the Lakes Region throughout the summer. At Fay's Boat Yard in Gilford mariners can chose between the power of a jet engine or a stiff breeze. "They look just like a regular boat," sales manager Sean Mulligan said of the newest Vortex vessels by Chaparral, noting that at first glance most customers do not realize they are jet powered. Three models are available, ranging from... Read more

Letters

A vote for Hillary is a vote for Main Street & the middl…

To The Daily Sun, While this country is still struggling to overcome the worst economic decline it has seen since the Great Depression, we once again find ourselves at the crossroads of choosing our next Commander in Chief. We cannot allow our country to turn its back on the progress we have made. Some will argue that there has been no progress. I, myself, think we should not take a chance at reverting back to a time,... Read more

Columns

Jim Hightower - Obama's ugly show of presidential petulance

When the going got tough, Barack got in a huff, and then he got gruff. President Obama has worked himself into such a tizzy over the TPP that he's lashing out at his progressive friends in Congress. He's mad because they refuse to be stereotypical lemmings, following him over this political cliff called the Trans-Pacific Partnership. It masquerades as a "free trade agreement," but such savvy and feisty progressive senators as Sherrod Brown, Bernie Sanders and... Read more

Sports

Round-up: GIlford tennis completes second consecutive undefe…

The Gilford boys' tennis completed their second consecutive undefeated season, shutting out Kearsarge and Pelham, 9-0 The Golden Eagles (14-0) will host a quarterfinal match Tuesday, May 26 at the Gilford town courts at 4 p.m. In other boys' tennis news, Inter-Lakes finished out the regular season with four wins to earn a 9-5 record. The Lakers topped Monadnock, 7-2 and Wilton-Lyndeborough, 8-1. The playoff bracket has not been set. Prospect Mountain shut out Conant, 9-0, to finish the regular season 9-5. The... Read more

Weddings

Engagement-Crisanti-Carroll

Laura Crisanti and Joshua Carroll Mr. Cris Crisanti of Geneva, N.Y., announces the engagement of his daughter, Laura Catherine Crisanti, to Joshua Joseph Carroll, son of Judge James and Janet Carroll of Laconia, N.H.The future bride graduated from the State University of New York at Fredonia with a bachelor of science and education degree and the State University of New York at Geneseo with a master of arts degree in speech language pathology. She is a speech language pathologist with Cobb Pediatric Therapy Services.The... Read more

Calendar of Events

5-22-15 Calendar

Yoga, 4:15-5:15 p.m. at the Gilmanton Year Round Library. Events sat Meredith Public Library: Tot Time Reading Circle, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Snacks served.; Young Writers Group at the Meredith Library 3:30-4:30 p.m. Spring Rummage Sale and Flea Market, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Gilford. Gilford Moment-um Program featuring board games sponsored by the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department, 3:30-5 p.m. at the Gilford High School Cafeteria. For more information or to... Read more

Announcements

Hooked rugs on exhibit at Castle in the Clouds

MOULTONBOROUGH — Castle in the Clouds opened its first exhibit of the season, The Artistry of Hooked Rugs, on Saturday, May 9 and welcomes the public to a gallery reception on Sunday, May 31 at 5:30 p.m. at the Carriage House Art Gallery. This juried exhibition features rugs that were handcrafted by local fiber artists, often using woolen fibers that were handwoven and dyed by the artists themselves. Complimentary wine and crudités will be available during... 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

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage purchases Alton compan…

ALTON — Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in New England, the region's largest residential real estate brokerage company, announced it has acquired the assets of Curry Realty Inc. in Alton Bay, New Hampshire, which did business as William Raveis Curry Realtors. Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage is part of NRT LLC, the nation's largest residential real estate brokerage company. The company's single sales office, located at 3 Riverlake Street in Alton Bay, will now operate as Coldwell Banker... Read more

Obituaries

John P. Chandler, 89

MEREDITH — Army officer, highway commissioner, legislator, public servant John Palmer Chandler, 89, of Hill, N.H., died May 18th at his home in Meredith, N.H. of pneumonia after a long illness. He spent his boyhood summers on Murray Hill and was a resident of Hill, N.H. since 1947.Born May 18,1926, in Boston, Mass., he was the younger son of Norman Bemis Chandler and Mary (Laning) Palmer), both deceased. He graduated from Browne & Nichols School (1943), attended... Read more

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