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Police officers face new challenges with drug epidemic

Police officers face new challenges with drug epidemic

Gilford Police Sgt. Chris Jacques demonstrates the use of the department's TruNarc device by testing a powdery substance in a closed plastic container. If the device is able to identify an illegal substance, it provides the police department with probable cause to make an immediate arrest, rather than wait for results from a state laboratory. (Tom Caldwell/Laconia Daily Sun) By THOMAS P. CALDWELL, LACONIA DAILY SUNThere is little that is routine in a “routine traffic stop”... Read more



Meredith Chamber appreciative of biz support of meeting

To The Daily Sun, On behalf of the Board of Directors and the membership of the Meredith Area Chamber of Commerce I would like to thank the following businesses for their sponsorship of the Chamber’s Annual Meeting, held Oct. 17, at Hart’s Restaurant: The presenting sponsor was Meredith Village Savings Bank, and Mill Falls at the Lake and Northway Bank were the major sponsors. Program sponsors were Donahue, Tucker & Ciandella PLLC., Lovering Volvo, and Moulton Farm. Associate... Read more

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Meredith Historical Society raffles Moulton Farm produce

  MEREDITH — Time is running out to take a chance on winning produce from Moulton Farm. Farm owner John Moulton has donated a CSA Farm Share (Community Supported Agriculture) for raffle by the Meredith Historical Society. The winning ticket owner will receive eight half-bushel baskets of Moulton Farm produce at the winner’s convenience over the course of next summer. Raffle tickets are priced at $3 for one ticket and $10 for four tickets. The winning ticket will... Read more

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Douglas C. Dould, 64

Douglas C. Dould, 64

  Douglas C. Dould, 64 TILTON — Douglas C. Dould, 64, of Tilton, died peacefully Wednesday at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon with his family present. He was born in Leominster, Massachusetts, in Oct. 7, 1953, the son of John and Edith (Hayes) Dould. Doug had resided in Tilton since 1964. He graduated from Winnisquam Regional High School in 1971. He was a former member of Future Farmers of America and the New Hampshire Maple Producers. Doug worked as... Read more

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Calendar of Events

10-21-17 Calendar

Library Events   Let's Go Lego, Hall Memorial Library, Northfield, 10 a.m. to noon. For details call 603-286-8971. T'ai Chi, Gordon-Nash Library, New Hampton, 10 to 11 a.m. For details call 603-744-8961.                 Theater   Radio Variety Hour, Winnipesaukee Playhouse, 50 Reservoir Road, Meredith, 7:30 p.m. A variety of short radio scripts, featuring a Halloween Trilogy tales, including Rudyard Kipling's "The Mark of the Beast," Oscar Wilde’s "The Canterville Ghost," and Edgar Allan Poe’s "The Cask of Amontillado." For details call 603-279-0333. Good... Read more

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Gretchen Gandini - WOW Trail: what's next?

Gretchen Gandini - WOW Trail: what's next?

“In the coming weeks, the WOW Trail group will submit a conceptual plan for Phase 3 to the Planning Board. This is NOT a final plan, it is simply a means for us to begin the conversation publicly, and invite every abutter along the state-owned land between Lakeport and Weirs Beach to provide input at public forums.” I wrote these words in The Laconia Daily Sun back in April, understanding that the expansion of the WOW... Read more

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