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WBIN-TV sets sights on larger audience for Children’s Auction

LACONIA — WBIN-TV will be broadcasting live from the LNH Children’s Auction for four days next month, running a segment from noon to 2 p.m. on each of the first four days of the auction. Executives of the station, whose news operation is located at the former Walker School in Concord, held a Skype discussion yesterday afternoon with members of the board of directors of Lakes Region Public Access TV, which will be broadcasting the entire auction live from Dec. 9-13. Robb Atkinson, WBIN news director and Lee Kinberg, executive vice president of NH 1 News Network, said that the station will... Read more

Letters

GOP has a marvelous opportunity to reform education system

To The Daily Sun, One hundred years of the liberal-progressive push to control our education is bearing fruit, rotten fruit. Common Core, the latest government intrusion into our children's education, has already become overripe and smells really bad. More parents and teachers are sifting through the bureaucratic language known as "corespeak" and have begun to understand that it is more about promoting "leftist" values than teaching the necessary information and skills that will allow them to... Read more

Columns

Sanborn — The home seller's merrythought

Thanksgiving is but one of the holidays that center on the home. Kids always come home on the holiday making it one of the busiest travel days of the year. Gotta go to Grandma's house! It is a tradition. Home is where the heart is... and the turkey and stuffing. That's a tradition, too. Two helpings of everything and then a nap in that overstuffed chair. There are other traditions on Thanksgiving starting with the Macy's... Read more

Sports

Fighting Spirit Roll Over the East Coast Minutemen

The New Hampshire Fighting Spirit trounced the East Coast Minutemen 16-1 on Wednesday night at the Laconia ice Arena. In their second of three straight contests against the Minutemen the Spirit had no shortage of power during the game. Every Fighting Spirit player was able to register at least one point during the contest. The Spirit offense was led by forwards Alex Peddle and Brett Bittner and defenseman Josh Crane as they each had strong... 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

11-24-14 Calendar

All New England Band Festival held at Plymouth State University, 7 p.m. at Hanaway Theater located in the Silver Center for the Arts. Tickets are $8 for adults and youth and $6 for seniors. Tickets can be purchased at the Silver Center Box Office or by calling 779-3869. Senior Moment-um group program featuring the game Apples to Apples, noon in the Community Church Fellowship Hall in Gilford. RSVP requested by calling 527-4722. Attendees are asked to... Read more

Announcements

Soda Shoppe offering free Thanksgiving Dinner for ticket hol…

LACONIA — The Soda Shoppe in Laconia will be offering free Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, November 27. Seatings will be held from 11 a.m. to noon, 12:30-1:30 p.m., 2-3 p.m., and 3:30-4:30 p.m. For tickets or more information contact a local pastor or Mike at the Soda Shoppe. Tickets must be reserved by November 26. 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

Peter P. Kyriakides, 70

LACONIA — Peter P. Kyriakides, 70, of 121 Holman St., died at his home on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014. He was the widower of Patricia L. Kyriakides who died July 10, 2012. Peter was born Jan. 21, 1944, in Boston, the son of the late Peter M. and Cathrine A. (Matchett) Kyriakides. Peter resided in Boston for several years before moving to Laconia 18 years ago. He had been employed as an inspector for the Massachusetts Bay... Read more

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