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Electricity spike - NH Co-op bills to go up 14 percent this …

PLYMOUTH — Electricity bills are going up by an average of $12.69 per month for customers of the New Hampshire Electric Cooperative this winter. The New Hampshire Electric Cooperative board of directors has approved rate changes effective with bills rendered Nov. 1 that will result in an overall bill increase of 14.2 percent, or $12.69 per month, for a typical residential member using 500 kilowatt-hours per month.The rate increase is the result of increases in... Read more


I'll be committed to representing every one of my constituen…

To The Daily Sun, On June 20, 2008, I very proudly took the oath of citizenship and my first act that afternoon was to register to vote. That Nov., I entered the voting booth for the first time and took advantage of the right to help choose our political leaders. And I continue to feel a sense of pride and elation every subsequent voting day. And now I would like to take the next step and... Read more

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Laconia Adult Ed offers line dancing classes

LACONIA — Laconia Adult Education is offering six weeks of line dancing starting Nov. 3. Classes will be led by George Maloof in the Laconia High School cafeteria from 6:30-7:30 p.m. The cost for this class is $40 and pre-registration is required. For more information on this opportunity and to register, contact the Laconia Adult Education office at 524-5712. Read more

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John P. Brooks Sr., 91

John P. Brooks Sr., 91

  John P. Brooks Sr., 91 ALTON — John Phillips Brooks Sr., age 91, of Barnes Avenue in Alton, died Oct. 25, 2016. Born Nov. 30, 1924, in Kittery, Maine, a son of Herbert and Sarah "Sadie" (Woodward) Brooks, John was one of 12 children. He resided in Alton the past 15 years, having previously resided on Chalk Pond in New Durham, since 1979. John served in the Army during World War II. He was a surviving member of... Read more

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Calendar of Events

10-27-16 Calendar

Events at Gilford Public Library: Magic the Gathering Club, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.; Conversational French, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.; Foreign Movie Night, 7 to 9 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042. Events at Meredith Public Library: Knotty Knitters, 10 a.m. to noon; Brown Bag Book Group, noon. For details call 603-279-4303. Artists' Group, Sanbornton Public Library, 1 p.m. Computer Basics for Beginners, Gilman Library, Alton, 9 a.m. Fiber Arts, Sanbornton Public Library, 6 p.m. Events at Hall Memorial Library, Northfield: Halloween... Read more

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Bob Meade - Getting Old for Dummies . . .

Every Tuesday morning I meet for breakfast with a few highly talented, well educated, and delightful senior citizens. It is a good experience as we share our stories of the week, which often brings a smile, chuckle, or outright laughter to the group. One day it dawned on me that what we were sharing are the experiences that come with aging . . . the forgetful moments, the most recent visit to our doctor, the... Read more

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