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Greater Lakes Child Advocacy Center to become model agency By MICHAEL KITCH, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — With an award from the New Hampshire Community Development Finance Authority, the Greater Lakes Child Advocacy Center will acquire the building at 95 Water St. where the agency is housed and consolidate all the services it provides under one roof to create a model center in Laconia. Allegations that a child in Belknap County has been abused, whether received by the... Read more


Silber should be chairing BudCom meetings, not dominating th…

To The Daily Sun, Last week my wife and I attended the Gilford Budget Committee's public hearing on the town, water district and school budgets. To say the least, we were dismayed at what occurred. It has always been my understanding that a public hearing is an opportunity for the committee to hear from the public and address their concerns. That, however, is not what took place. Granted, there were some questions and statements from the public and... 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

1-22-17 Calendar

"Fiddler on the Roof" Presented by Educational Theatre Collaborative, Silver Center for the Arts, Plymouth State University, 2 p.m. For details call 603-535-ARTS.           Public Skating, Merrill Fay Arena, 468 Province Road, Laconia, noon to 1:30 p.m.. For details call 603-528-0789. 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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