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Supreme Court orders city to reimburse Gammon for court costs, without Social Security number

CONCORD — The New Hampshire Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that the city of Laconia must pay the legal costs incurred by Dave Gammon, who petitioned the Belknap County Superior Court to order a recount of the 2013 municipal primary election result in Ward 5, without requiring him to complete and submit a federal W-9 form. Gammon, who with his wife and another voter wrote in the name of Tom Tardif for city council, challenged the result, which failed to record the votes, and ultimately petitioned the Belknap County Superior Court to order a recount. The city did not object, the... Read more


Now we have to wait for Rep. Tilton to call meeting & be…

To The Daily Sun, To the public, in response to Mr. Hunter Taylor's story: There are a lot of half-truths, stories and outright fabrications being published about the current governmental crisis in Belknap County. Many so-called experts, armchair observers and political commentators are coming out of the woodwork to pile on and create more confusion, and foster ill will for their own purposes. The fact that the local newspapers publish these stories and opinions, without regard to... Read more


Bob Meade - Who do you trust?

There's an old axiom that states, "People buy from people they trust". That doesn't mean that you've never bought something and it turned out that the person from whom you bought it wasn't trustworthy. What it means is that untrustworthy person is unlikely to have you buy anything else from him or her again. And, you will probably go out of your way to share your experience with others. If you've had a good experience... Read more


Junior A hockey: N.H. Fighting Spirit sweep the Stars

The New Hampshire Fighting Spirit came out victorious in their recent home and home series against the Eastern Conference leaders the New England Stars. Friday evening's contest at the Laconia Ice Arena started with a back and forth scoring match as both teams exchanged goals seconds apart. The Stars began the scoring after a costly turnover in the Spirit's defensive zone. Only 35 seconds later Spirit captain Josh Crane took a pass at the blue... Read more


Anniversary - Poole

Don and Nancy Poole celebrated their 50th anniversary on September 5, 2014. They were married on September 5, 1964 in Westminster, Massachusetts. They have two children; Jennifer Flanders and Nathan Poole, both of Laconia, New Hampshire. Don and Nancy reside in Gilford, New Hampshire Read more

Calendar of Events

10-14-14 Calendar

Storytime at Belmont Public Library. 3:30 p.m.The New Horizons Band of the Lakes Region meets every Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Music Clinic on Rte 3 in Belmont. All musicians welcome. For more information call 528-6672 or 524-8570. Line Dancing at the Laconia Senior Center led by George Maloof from 1-2 p.m. For more information call 536-1179 or email Plymouth Area Chess Club. 6-8 p.m. at Pease Public Library. For more information call 536-1179 or... Read more


T-BONES, Cactus Jack’s conducting 10th Annual Thanks for Giv…

LACONIA — T-BONES Great American Eatery and Cactus Jack's is currently conducting its 10th annual Thanks for Giving fundraiser. To donate to the Thanks for Giving fundraiser, visit T-BONES or Cactus Jack’s now through Sunday, November 16. Each year the NH based restaurant group chooses a local non-profit organization to be the recipient of its four week long fundraising promotion. In past years guests have been given the opportunity to donate $5 and receive $5 off... Read more


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


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


Scott T. Goulette, 40

BELMONT — Scott Thomas Goulette, 40, died on Sunday, October 19, 2014 at his home in Belmont.Scott was born February 15, 1974 in Barre, Vermont, the son of Thomas and Janet (Simoneau) Goulette. He grew up in Belmont and graduated from Belmont High School.After high school he attended college and then served a tour of duty in the United States Army, stationed at Fort Bragg, N.C.After the service Scott traveled. He lived in Jackson Hole,... Read more

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