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Meredith man charged with setting towel on fire in Laconia hotel hallway

LACONIA — A Meredith man found himself in hot water after allegedly setting fire to a towel in a corridor on the fourth floor of the downtown Landmark Inn shortly before midnight Thursday. Benjamin P. Luoma, 28, of 64 Pleasant Street, Meredith was charged with arson, a class A felony, was released on $25,000personal recognizance bail following his arraignment in the 4th Circuit Court, Laconia Division yesterday. He is scheduled to appear for a probable cause hearing early next month. Firefighters responding to an alarm discovered the small fire that burnt the carpet and later told police that guests suspected a man... Read more

Letters

Sept. 6 auction at VFW to benefit cancer victim Morgan Corli…

To The Daily Sun, We are holding an auction on Saturday, Sept. 6, at the VFW in Laconia. This event is being held to help raise funds for Morgan Corliss. Morgan has a rare kidney disease. Her kidney has failed and she is in desperate need of a transplant. She is suffering daily from seizures and constant pain. Her mother is currently on an unpaid leave of absence from work to help care for Morgan. Morgan has... Read more

Columns

Sanborn — Questions, questions, questions

There were 89 residential home sales in July in the twelve communities covered by this report. The average sales price was $383,974 with almost half the sales being under $200,000. The median price point was exactly $200,000. This compares to 110 sales last August at an average of $299,469. As a real estate agent, I have to answer a lot of questions each day from customers, clients, and other realtors. You know, like what are the... Read more

Sports

Waukewan Ladies burn up the golf course

August 5 was a hazy, hot and humid day for golf; however the weather did not affect the ladies. Fifteen ladies shot 50 or under. Kathy Boselli, Denise Doyle, Gerry McGillicuddy, Mary Dickerson, Nancy Magdziasz shot 50; Faith Bartlett, Barbara Saimond and Lynn Allen posted 49s while Laurie Fox and Brenda Trudeau turned in 48s. Mary Cross stood alone with a 47. Barb Barbuto, Kathy Sweeney, and Val Langbehn turned in a 46. Showing that... Read more

Weddings

Anniversary - Noe

Forrest and Dee Noe   Forrest and Dee Noe will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on August 22nd.  Happy 50th Wedding Anniversary Forrest & Dee! From Your Loving Family       Read more

Calendar of Events

8-25-14 Calendar

Mahjong at Gilford Public Library, 12:30-3 p.m.  Performance of the romantic comedy "Talley's Folly" presented by the Winnipesaukee Playhouse, Meredith. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased by calling 279-0333 or by using a credit card at www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org. Events at the Hall Memorial Library, Northfield: Chess Club, 4-7 p.m.; Monday Readers featuring the book "The Time Machine" by H.G. Wells, 6 p.m., for more information or to sign up call 286-8971.    Read more

Announcements

Life at a One Room NH School program for Meredith Historical…

MEREDITH — For many of us September marks the real beginning of a new year as children and teachers return to the classroom. On September 2 at 7 p.m. learn what school life was like in New Hampshire's rural one-room schoolhouses a century ago. Steve Taylor will speak at the Meredith Historical Society on the romance and realities of school life in a small town. How were teachers recruited? How were they paid? Who determined the... 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

Deneen M. Reed, 49

FRANKLIN — Deneen Mayo Reed died on August 17th 2014 at the Concord Hospital surrounded by family after a brief illness. She was born on August 2, 1965 in New Orleans, Louisana to mother Nancy Bryant and father Ned Reed. She grew up in the Bristol area and attended Newfound Memorial HIgh School and lived briefly in California before returning to N.H. for the last 20 years. She was a caregiver for Lakes Region Community... Read more

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