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Parking predicament

Parking predicament

Breanna Henderson, Kevin Sullivan and Robert Sawyer would like to see the city spend the money to make the parking garage a cleaner and more welcoming environment. (Adam Drapcho/Laconia Daily Sun) Letter to council compares city garage to rundown house By RICK GREEN, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — A tour of the city's downtown parking garage reveals a number of deficiencies in the structure, from its lack of working elevators to its closed and graffiti-scrawled top floor. Less certain... Read more



Conservatives aren't changing any minds on policy issues

To The Daily Sun, Russ Wiles wrote that Alan Vervaeke sounds "like a mouthpiece for American progressives, parroting their totalitarian vision," and that he envisions himself "as a part of the progressive thought police." Totalitarian vision and thought police? That's bloody hysterical! God, that's just plain stupid! Russ is a crybaby because If you attack his ideas, you are intolerant and narrowminded, yet he is always attacking other ideas and pushing ridiculous lies and smears (Obama... Read more

20-09-2017 Hits:70 Letters Edward Engler - avatar Edward Engler


Lakes Region TEA Party meets in Moultonborough tonight

The Lakes Region TEA Party will meet at 7 p.m. tonight, Sept. 20, at the Moultonborough Library. Our speakers will include Representative Glenn Cordelli, Jim Thompson and main speaker Matt Mayberry.Matt Mayberry is an Air Force veteran who is an active volunteer helping Veterans, active duty military personnel and their families, The Salvation Army, and other charities. He will be speaking about the issues confronting active duty soldiers and Veterans’ and how people can help... Read more

20-09-2017 Hits:120 Community Announcements Ginger Kozlowski - avatar Ginger Kozlowski


Steven S. Dearborn, 66

Steven S. Dearborn, 66

PLYMOUTH — Steven Scott Dearborn, 66, the self-proclaimed “Mayor of Fairgrounds Road,” lived in his cabin on his own five-acre lot in Plymouth for more than 30 years. He died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, after a brief illness at Concord Hospital, surrounded by the love and care of his seven siblings and mother. He was born to Richard Armstrong Dearborn and Judith Jackson Dearborn on April 26, 1951, along with his sister, Gail Susan Dearborn... Read more

20-09-2017 Hits:35 Obituaries Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen

Calendar of Events

9-22-17 Calendar

Library Events   Events at Gilford Public Library: Preschool Story Time, Sign-Up, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. (Must be library cardholder); Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Knit Wits, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.; Conversational German, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042. Paper Crafts, Belmont Public Library, 2 to 3 p.m. For details call 603-267-8331. Tot Time, Meredith Public Library, 10 to 11 a.m. For details call 603-279-4303. Story Time, Sanbornton Public Library, 10 to 11 a.m. For details... Read more

20-09-2017 Hits:63 Calendar of Events Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen


Froma Harrop - Trump warming to Paris agreement?

Will President Trump bring the country back into the Paris climate agreement? The bets are on, and this bet says he will. The past few days have produced clashing reports that he may or may not come around. Confusion is how Trump gets turnarounds past the base. What happened right after he spoke of helping the "dreamers," immigrants brought to this country illegally as children? He defended his earlier controversial remarks equating the Charlottesville racists to the... Read more

20-09-2017 Hits:57 Columns Edward Engler - avatar Edward Engler