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After 5 year suspension, Gilford psychiatrist may reapply for medical license

CONCORD — A Gilford psychiatrist may reapply for his medical license after agreeing to a five-year suspension that is retroactive to February 2009 when he voluntarily surrendered the license. According to a settlement agreement made public yesterday by the state Board of Medicine, Gregory Bahder can ask for his license back provided he provides proof of 18 months of psychotherapy and is favorably recommended by his treating physician. In addition, he must complete a professional boundaries education class, and that agrees to a 10-year contract with the N.H. Professionals Health Program that will allow them to randomly test him for drugs... Read more

Letters

Thank you to voters that wrote my name on the ballot on Tues…

To The Daily Sun, I want to thank Laconia voters for taking the time to write my name in on the ballot on Tuesday.Laconia has an impressive slate of candidates for both the Statehouse — Beth Arsenault, Mo Baxley, Tom Dawson, David Huot, and now myself — and for county commissioner, with Dave Pollak.I urge the voters to take time to familiarize themselves with the issues in this election and come out to get to know... Read more

Columns

Sanborn — Winni waterfront sales report August 2014

There were 17 sales on Lake Winnipesaukee in August 2014 at an average price of $1,144,029 and a median price of $899,000. There were seven sales over the magic million dollar mark. That's pretty good but not as good as last August when there were 23 transactions at an average sales price of $732,396. For the first eight months of the year there have been 80 sales on Winnipesaukee with a total sales volume of... Read more

Sports

I-L volleyball drops tough-fought match

The Inter-Lakes High School varsity volleyball team lost a hard-fought three set match against Winnisquam on Wednesday night in Meredith, 26-24, 25-23, 25-20. Sophomore setter Rebecca Otis led the Lakers with 13 service points and 25 assists. Freshman Jordan Durand had a great all-around match with a team-high seven kills. Senior captain Kaila Martin served for nine points while knocking down six kills. Sophomore middle hitter Amanda Kurowski had a strong game at the net... 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

9-15-14 Calendar

Hall Memorial Library events: Chess Club, 4-7 p.m.; Art Blocks, 3:30 p.m.; Monday Bookers featuring "Following Atticus" by Tom Ryan, 6:30 p.m. Senior Moment-um program featuring the film "The Blind Side" sponsored by the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department, 9 a.m. at the Community Church Fellowship Hall in Gilford. Breakfast available for $2 per person. For more information or to RSVP call 527-4722.  Narcotics Anonymous meeting. 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 35 Tower Street in Weirs Beach.Overeaters Anonymous offers... Read more

Announcements

Gilford Professional Firefighters plan 12th Annual Golf Tour…

GILFORD —  The Gilford Professional Firefighters are excited to announce their 12th Annual Gilford Professional Firefighters Community Golf Tournament, scheduled for Friday, September 26th!! This year's event will once again assist funding the Lakes Region Scholarship in the name of Nicholas Palisi; the WLNH Children's Auction Hose Draggers Pub Mania Team; and the Professional Firefighters Relief Fund. What could beat a beautiful September day? One filled with 18-holes of golf, a catered BBQ luncheon and... 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

Helen M. Witzgall, 89

NORTHFIELD — Helen Martha (Mellonakos) Witzgall, 89, a resident of Northfield died at her home Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, following a decline in health. Helen was born in Dracut, Mass., March 29, 1925, daughter of George and Martha (Kousteleris) Mellonakos. Prior to moving to Northfield in 2010 she and her late husband resided in Lawrence, Mass., since 1948. She was homemaker, devoted mother and grandmother. She worked as a factory worker and nurse during and just after... Read more

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