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Promoter has leased drive-in for series of Bike Week rock concerts

LACONIA — The Weirs Drive-In Theater will become a venue for live music and boxing matches during the the 92nd running of Motorcycle Week, the world's oldest motorcycle rally. Vesslarglobal Partners, LLC of West Jeffereson, North Carolina has leased the property from its owner, Patricia Baldi, and this week has submitted a proposal to stage concerts on each of the last four days of the rally, along with a boxing exhibition on Friday. A stage, 160 by 100 feet, will be erected in front of the main screen on the west (uphill) side of theater. The boxing ring, surrounded on four sides... Read more

Letters

$300,000 a speech Hillary is one of the greediest 1 percente…

To The Daily Sun, Inciting anger and division while stoking envy is the stock and trade of Democratic Party. With the Scooby mobile megaphone on high, Hillary Clinton, is at it already. It's the same old country tune trying to sew anger and resentment. The same old Obama song with simply a higher pitched voice.Hillary Clinton is going to do the same thing Obama did. Scream inequality till they get in office. Then fan it's flames... Read more

Columns

Congressman Frank Guinta - The war on manufacturing jobs, mi…

Our state enjoys a rich environmental heritage with the tourism industry serving as a cornerstone of our economy — contributing $318 million in federal, state and local revenue while supporting over 24,385 seasonal and full-time jobs. From our state's pristine ski resorts to White Mountain National Forest to our beautiful coastline, we are known for our natural beauty and the industries which support and strengthen it. Like you, I understand the importance of preserving our lands... Read more

Sports

Gilford tennis jumps out to 3-0 start to season

The Gilford boys' tennis team started the 2015 season by winning their first 3 matches: 6-3 over Moultonborough, 9-0 over Inter-Lakes, and 8-1 over Profile. Earning varsity wins were Andrew Caulfield, Bryce Workman, Grant Workman, Keaton Quigley, Nolan Dwyer, Brad Bergman, and Sam Shafique. The Eagles' next three matches are home: Friday, 4/17 vs. Bow, Monday, 4/20, a doubleheader vs. Prospect Mt., starting at 2:30, and Thursday, 4/23 vs. Berlin, 4:00. 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

4-20-15 Calendar

Narcotics Anonymous meeting. 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 35 Tower Street in Weirs Beach. Overeaters Anonymous offers a program of recovery from compulsive eating using the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of OA. The program is held Monday nights at 7 p.m. at the Laconia Congregational Church Parish Hall, 18 Veterans Square, (for mapquest use 69 Pleasant St.), Laconia, NH 03246. Use back entrance. Call/leave a message for Paula at 998-0562 for more information. Barbershop chorus meets... Read more

Announcements

Environmental Fair at PSU on Wed.

 PLYMOUTH  —  Common Ground, Plymouth State University's environmental and social justice student organization, has announced that it will again be sponsoring its annual Environmental Fair which is set for Earth Day, Wednesday, April 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside the Hartman Union Building on the PSU campus. A number of off-campus and on-campus NH environmental and related organizations have been invited to come and set up tables and displays about their work. Information on... 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

LRGHealthcare diabetes education program earns ADA recogniti…

LACONIA – The prestigious American Diabetes Association (ADA) Education Recognition Certificate for a quality diabetes self-management education program was recently awarded to the LRGHealthcare Diabetes and Nutrition Center on March 25. The program was originally recognized in June of 2002. ADA believes that this program offers high-quality education that is an essential component of effective diabetes treatment. The Association's Education Recognition Certificate assures that educational programs meet the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education Programs. These... Read more

Obituaries

Peter D. Wyrwicz, 62

ALEXANDRIA — Peter David Wyrwicz, 62, of Alexandria, passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 after a lengthy illness. Born in Nashua, on February 6, 1953, he was the son of Frank A. and Thelma O. (Rohleder) Wyrwicz. Peter was raised in Nashua graduating from the Nashua High School, Class of 1971. Peter was a self employed Master Electrician for most of his working career. He was an avid baseball fan who... Read more

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