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Fire at Giguere Auto damages Jeep, tools

TILTON — Fire spread through the interior of a garage at Giguere Auto Wholesalers at 968 Laconia Road on Friday evening. Chief Michael Sitar of the Tilton-Northfield Fire Department said that the fire was reported at 8:19 p.m., and Engine 1 from the Laconia Fire Department was the first to reach the scene followed closely behind by a crew from his department. "It was bang, bang — them and us," he said. Lt. Chad Vaillancourt of... Read more


We are concerned about Belknap County budget cuts

To The Sun: We are writing to voice our deep concern regarding the cuts to the Belknap County budget, which we feel are shortsighted and will adversely affect the opening of the new Community Corrections Center that is absolutely needed to help rebuild a healthy, safe and vibrant Lakes Region community! On March 13th, seven of our Belknap county delegates (7-5) voted against the motion of Rep Tim Lang (R-Sanbornton) to restore the $95,400 that had been... Read more

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Meredith Historical Society to tour Remick Museum

TAMWORTH — The Meredith Historical Society begins its 2017 season with a visit to Tamworth's Remick Museum on Tuesday, April 4. For the $5 entry fee, participants will enjoy a walk back in time and see life lived by an important family in this small village. Following the tour space will be available at the facility to enjoy a bag lunch. Remick family members occupied the home from 1808 until 1993 and the building is on... Read more

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Karen L.B. Lanigan, 57

Karen L.B. Lanigan, 57

GILFORD — Karen Lynn Barron Lanigan, 57, a.k.a. Nana and Mom, passed at the late hours of Saturday, March 25, 2017, unexpectedly, due to health complications, in her home in Gilford. By her side was Edward Lanigan, husband of 34 years. She is survived by her three sons, Lucas, Eric and Nicholas Lanigan, and five grandchildren (whom she adored and loved so much) Camilo, Alexander, Simon, Santiago and Avianna. Our mother was born Nov. 21, 1959, in... Read more

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Calendar of Events

3-28-17 Calendar

Library Events Events at Gilford Public Library: Toddler Story Time, 10 to 11:45 a.m.; Fiber Friends, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Preschool Story Time, 11:15 to 11:45 a.m.; Makerspace - Knitting, 3:15 to 4:30 p.m.; The Basics of Tea, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042. Events at Gilman Library, Alton: Knitter's Group, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Granny Apple Preschool Story Time, 1:45 to 2:30 p.m. For details... Read more

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Bob Meade - Creating distrust . . . ceding liberty

Ever since the election, we have been bombarded with information from the president and his staff, and from his detractors . . . those who seem willing to risk our republic to see him gone. While the president has been working overtime to take steps necessary to fulfill his campaign promises, those on the left have been working in every way possible to delay and obstruct him.We hear rumblings of a "shadow" government designed to... Read more

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