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Belmont Penguin Market robbed at gunpoint

Belmont Penguin Market robbed at gunpoint

BELMONT - Belmont police are asking for the public's help in finding a person who robbed the Penguin Market at 916 Laconia Road Saturday night at about 11 p.m. In a press release, Lt. Richard Mann said one of the clerks at the store told police that a white man wearing all black, whose face was hidden and was wearing gloves, entered the store and brandished a handgun from his pocket while demanding cash. The robber... Read more


'Liberal' is commonly defined as open to new behavior or opi…

To The Daily Sun, Need a dictionary? Seems one of our old white men from the right, Russ Wiles, decided to create a new definition of "liberal" to substantiate his weak anti-left rants. Liberal is not defined as "liberating," Mr. Wiles. It is commonly defined as open to new behavior or opinions, open-minded or tolerant. Everything Mr. Wiles et. al. are not. He is a devout follower of the sick and twisted right-wing ideology. He believes that the only... Read more

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Laconia Little League holding work-out today

LACONIA — Laconia Little League will hold its first Winter Work-Out for the 2017 season today from 4 to 6 p.m. at Laconia Middle School. There will also be an opportunity for youngsters to register for the coming season's play. There is no charge to attend the work-out. To be eligible for Little League a youngster must have been born between May 1, 2004, and Aug. 31, 2012. Those planning to come to the work-out need to bring dry... Read more

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Raymond Falconer, 92

Raymond Falconer, 92

  Raymond Falconer, 92 LACONIA — Raymond Falconer, 92, former longtime resident of Sanbornton, died Thursday, Jan.19, 2017, at Concord Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Raymond was born July 20, 1924, in New York City, son to the late Wallace and Beatrice (Tighe) Falconer. He served in the Army from April 12, 1946, to Oct. 8, 1947, and was stationed in the Philippines during World War II. Raymond worked for Allenair as the shipping and receiving manager for 30... Read more

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Calendar of Events

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Teen Movie - "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children," Laconia Public Library, 3 to 5 p.m. For details call 603-524-4775. Story Time, Goss Reading Room​, 188 Elm Street, Laconia (Lakeport), 3:30 p.m. For details call 603-524-4775.  Events at Gilford Public Library: Toddler Time, 10 to 10:30 a.m.; Fiber Friends, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.​; Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Story Time, 10:45 to 11:45 a.m.; Makerspace: Woodworking, 3 to 4:30 p.m.; Nightly Knitting, 6 to... Read more

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Bob Meade - It's up to the people . . .

I am sympathetic to the concerns for the Palestinian people. However, as Thomas Jefferson opined, "People get the government they deserve." The Israelis have been under attack or siege ever since they signed U.N Resolution 181 in 1948. They have attempted to resolve the issues peaceably a number of times but have been rebuffed at every turn. The United Nations has been both feckless and anti-Semitic throughout. Virtually nothing was done to Jordan when it captured and... Read more

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