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Father who was arrested at Gilford School Board meeting files motion to dismiss.

LACONIA – An attorney for William Baer, a Gilford parent accused of three counts of disorderly conduct for his alleged actions at a May School Board meeting during a discussion about a book assigned to his daughter, has filed a motion to dismiss all three charges. Baer's attorney, Mark Sisti, breaks the charges into two separate categories. The first contains two alleged offenses – that he caused a breach of the peace by disrupting a School Board business meeting, and the second being that he refused to obey a lawful order issued by a peace officer to move from any public place. The... Read more

Letters

Warriors of Sharia law are hidden within the ‘Horse of Doom’

To The Daily Sun, Today a Trojan Horse stands outside the halls of Congress. Hidden within are warriors of chaos cloaked in religion. A democratic Republic ruled by secular law is targeted. Sympathizers are readying. America, man our battle stations! If you survive the Republic's death at the hands of the administration, surely you will not escape the warriors of Sharia law hidden within the "Horse of Doom." It's "teamsters" lull indifference, unconcern, distracting us from 24/7 vigilance.... Read more

Columns

Michelle Malkin - Want a real anti-poverty plan?

It is now all the fashionable rage in Washington, D.C., to proclaim solidarity with America's working poor in front of the cameras — while stabbing them in the back behind closed doors. Privileged Illinois Democratic Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky and others have taken to Twitter, posting photos of themselves eating tuna sandwiches and buying Ramen noodles to show how much they empathize with minimum-wage workers. On the other side of the aisle, GOP Rep. Paul Ryan has... Read more

Sports

Waukewan Ladies count only holes beginning with 'T' or 'F'

The Waukewan Ladies League's ninth week on the course, July 29, was a beautiful day for golf despite all of the rain in the prior few days. The wetness didn't seem to bother many of the ladies. Eleven ladies shot 50 or under. Jane Flynn, Charlotte Gregory, Linda Lee and Gloria Ferland turned in 50; Rose Hansford, Kathy Sweeney, and Ellen Vail posted a score of 49; Gerry McGillicuddy shot a 48, Betsy Cox shot... Read more

Weddings

Engagement-McCoy-Zejnati

William McCoy III and Ina Zejnati Mr. and Mrs. William John McCoy, II of Belmont, NH are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, William John McCoy, III to Ina Zejnati. William is a 2003 graduate of Plymouth State University. William currently is VP, eCommerce and Development at Colonial Medical in Nashua, NH. Ina Zejnati is a 2006 graduate of Massachusetts College of Art and works as Director of Experience Strategy & Design for Makibie in Nashua, NH. Their wedding will... Read more

Calendar of Events

7-20-14 Calendar

Jewish Food Festival, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Temple B'nai Israel, 210 Court St., Laconia; offering an array of traditional Jewish foods. For more information visit www.tbinh.org  Montblanc chamber group performs, 3 p.m., Woodside Building at Taylor Community, 435 Union Ave., Laconia. Free. Interlakes Summer Theater production of "Miss Saigon," 5 p.m., Inter-Lakes High School Community Auditorium. Contact 1-888-245-6374 or visit www.interlakestheatre.com Franklin Footlight Theater presents "Footlight Flashback" a musical celebration of their past 20 seasons, 2 p.m., Franklin Opera House,... Read more

Announcements

Mini golf course to host 'Pirate and Princess party'

TILTON — A miniature golf course will hold a special children's event Aug. 9 and Aug. 10, with a portion of the proceeds going to a local special education school. Pirate Cove Adventure Golf on Route 3 in Winnisquam will host what it is calling a "Swashbucking Pirate and Princess Party," starting at 2 p.m. both days. A portion of the $25 ticket price will be donated to the Spaulding Youth Center Foundation. The foundation raises funds... Read more

Births

Birth- Mila Eloise Lucille Letourneau

Mila Eloise Lucille LetourneauMila Eloise Lucille Letourneau was born February 12, 2014, at Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia. She weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 20 1/4 inches long. Her parents are Michael and Mary Beth Letourneau of Belmont, NH. She joins her big brothers Isaiah James, 14, and Liam John Steven, 18 months. The maternal grandparents are Steven and Colleen Tewksbury of Hebron, NH. The paternal grandparents are Jean-Luc and Monique Letourneau of Compton, QC. The great-grandparents are... 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

Marguerite Martell, 80

FRANKLIN — Marguerite "Peggy" Martell, 80, of Franklin, died peacefully at Concord Hospital on July 29, 2014. Peggy was born in Wolfeboro on June 15, 1934, the daughter of Albert and Pearl (Ricker) Verrill. She was raised in Tilton and graduated from Tilton-Northfield High School in 1953. She formerly resided in Salisbury before moving to Franklin several years ago. Several years ago, Peggy was employed at the former New Hampshire Highway Hotel in Concord. She was last... Read more

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