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Heavy, wet snow alter's Thanksgiving Day cooking plans for many

LACONIA — At the height of the Thanksgiving Eve storm, nearly 30 percent of the homes of the 11,600 Public Service of New Hampshire customers in the city were without power, said City Manager Scott Myers. As of 6:30 p.m. the outage numbers had dropped to 1,400 residents many of whom live in the north end of the city. In Gilford, Public Service of New Hampshire noted that as of 6:30 p.m. last night 1,300 of their 5,600 customers remained without power. Fire Captain Rick Andrews said the outages were scattered around town but it appears the areas around Old Lake Shore... Read more

Letters

A personal need for the experience of God's love and grace

To The Daily Sun, You can never change a person who has had an experience, they will always say, "I was there when it happened", "I ought to know". You just don't listen to the likes of James Veverka and his rants and raves, he has never had an experience as yet, of God's love and grace. A Stone Age man had more wisdom than Mr. Veverka, he said the fool has said in his heart,... Read more

Columns

Sanborn — Handy homeowner's Christmas gift guide

The Christmas holiday gift buying season is here again. Yahoo! Man, time flies! If you are looking for gifts for your hubby, remember this tip; don't buy him a new sweater or socks. A guy generally would rather have any kind of gadget or tool for the shop or yard. Especially, if he is into power tools. He might not use that chainsaw but once every year, but he has got it when he needs... Read more

Sports

Junior hockey: Fighting Spirit heads into Thanksgiving on a …

The New Hampshire Fighting Spirit knew they had a task at hand before they would enjoy a small break in the season. The task: win three games against the last place East Coast Minutemen and head into break feeling good about their efforts thus far. Mission accomplished, the Fighting Spirit were able to wrap up their three game set with the East Coast Minutemen in impressive fashion as they once again dominated their way to... Read more

Weddings

Wedding: Beane-Ryan

Ms. Sara Beane of Gilford, N.H. proudly and happily announces the marriage of her daughter Heather Lee Beane to Kevin Edward Ryan son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Ryan of West Bridgewater, MA. on  May 31st, 2014.  The couple were married at the top of a mountain, overlooking Purity Lake, on a gorgeous, sunny day at Purity Springs Resort in East Madison, N.H.  Heather, a Nurse Practitioner, is a 1998 graduate of Gilford High School,... Read more

Calendar of Events

12-1-14 Calendar

Events at the Hall Memorial Library: Chess Club, 4-7 p.m. Trustees Meeting, 5 p.m. Showing of the film "Band Visit" sponsored by the Laconia Human Relations Committee as part of its International Film Series, 6:45 p.m. at Laconia Public Library. For more information email newdynam@aol.com or lcampbell@nh-cc.org. 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... Read more

Announcements

Michael J. Auger, 63

SANBORNTON — Michael J. Auger, 63, of Sanbornton, died at Lakes Region General Hospital on Nov. 27, 2014. Mike was born in Laconia on May 30, 1951 the son of Jean and Evelyn (Corliss) Auger. He was a lifelong Sanbornton resident and graduated from Laconia High School.Mike was a licensed electrician and was employed at Franklin Regional Hospital for several years as head of maintenance. One of his proudest accomplishments was working and co-owning Auger Site Works... 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 B. McCulla, 73

SANBORNTON — Robert B. McCulla, 73, of Lower Smith Road, Sanbornton, passed away Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at Brigham & Women's Hospital.Robert was born December 15, 1940 to the late William and Grace (Holtz) McCulla in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Robert began his aviation career as a corporate pilot for Gulf Oil Corporation , he signed on with Allegheny Airlines which subsequently became US Airways, he retired after 30 years with the airline. Robert was also very active... Read more

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