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Vote on Belmont Mill fuels broader review of historic proper…

Vote on Belmont Mill fuels broader review of historic properties

A bicyclist passes the historic Belmont Mill, where medical and senior services are located. A town committee will take up the charge of studying the building's potential as town offices. (David Carkhuff/Laconia Daily Sun)   By DAVID CARKHUFF, LACONIA DAILY SUN BELMONT — Voters opposed the demolition of the historic Belmont Mill building on March 16, but the fate of the four-story landmark remains unclear A new committee aims to sharpen that picture, and some are advocating a broader... Read more


Jim Hightower - Real news

A decade ago, some barons of the media establishment designated themselves America's official arbiters of political truth. One of their tools is PolitiFact, a project of the Tampa Bay Times and several other major newspapers, which issues an award for the year's most outrageous falsehood. Last year's election was infested with so much disinformation and dishonesty, however, that PolitiFact's 2016 Lie of the Year was not a single prevarication, but that cluster bomb of whoppers... Read more

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Woman sentenced in case of Wolfeboro man’s drug-related deat…

CONCORD — Tanya McCormack, 27, of Effingham pleaded guilty March 16 in Carroll County Superior Court to selling fentanyl that caused the death of Cole McMahon, 22, of Wolfeboro, said New Hampshire Attorney General Joseph A. Foster and Wolfeboro Police Chief Dean Rondeau.McCormack was sentenced to 11 to 22 years in the New Hampshire State Prison with three years suspended off of the minimum and maximum portion of the sentence for selling the controlled drug... Read more

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Catherine 'Kay' A. Coen, 93

Catherine 'Kay' A. Coen, 93

Catherine "Kay" A. Coen, 93 TILTON — Catherine "Kay" A. Coen, 93, of Tilton, died peacefully at her home on March 21, 2017. Born in Boston's Dorchester section, she was the second child of John Coffey and Agnes (Regan) Coffey.She was a beloved daughter, sister and cherished mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Kay graduated from Franklin High School in 1941 and soon after married Harry G. Coen. During World War II she worked at a munitions factory in Hartford... Read more

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Calendar of Events

3-26-17 Calendar

Theater "Stuart Little," Winnipesaukee Playhouse, 50 Reservoir Road, Meredith, 2 p.m. Presented by the Winnipesaukee Playhouse Education Department. For details call 603-279-0333 or go to Interlakes Children's Theatre Auditions for Summer Shows at Inter-Lakes High School Auditorium, Meredith, noon to 6 p.m.​, in Meredith. For details call 603-707-6035.         Music Violin and Piano Duo in Concert, Taylor Community (Woodside Building), 435 Union Ave., Laconia, 3 to 4 p.m. For details email       Special Community Taste of the Lakes Region, Church Landing... Read more

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Pat Buchanan - A Russian fairy tale?

The big losers of the Russian hacking scandal may yet be those who invested all their capital in a script that turned out to based on a fairy tale. In Monday's Intelligence Committee hearings, James Comey did confirm that his FBI has found nothing to support President Trump's tweet that President Obama ordered him wiretapped. Not unexpected, but undeniably an embarrassment for the tweeter-in-chief. Yet longer-term damage may have been done to the left. For Monday's hearing... Read more

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