Local News

Respects at Langley Cemetery

Respects at Langley Cemetery

American Legion Post 1 Commander Raymond Peavey Jr. speaks to the participants gathered at the Langley Cemetery during the dedication ceremony on Saturday morning. (Karen Bobotas/for The Laconia Daily Sun) Resting place of Revolutionary War veteran rededicated By WARREN D. HUSE, for The Laconia Daily Sun LACONIA — In a simple yet poignant ceremony Saturday morning, Langley Cemetery on the Weirs Boulevard was rededicated following its restoration and repair.Representatives of the American Legion and Daughters of the American... Read more

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Letters

Alan Vervaeke column of Oct. 17 was great read

To The Daily Sun, Just want to give a quick thank you to Alan Vervaeke on his column last Tuesday. Great read. Shirley J. WhiteAshland Read more

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Announcements

Belmont Elementary School recognized for foster grandparent …

Belmont Elementary School recognized for foster grandparent program

BELMONT — The Friends Program recognized Belmont Elementary School as the Foster Grandparent Program Volunteer Partner of the Year for 2017 at their annual awards ceremony in Concord on Thursday, Oct. 5. Belmont Elementary began the year with nine foster grandparents working in Pre-K through Grade 4 classrooms.Anne Sanuth, the volunteer coordinator for the Friends Foster Grandparent Program who nominated Belmont Elementary for the award, noted that although she has had many positive interactions with... Read more

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Obituaries

William J. McCarty Sr., 84

William J. McCarty Sr., 84

  William J. McCarty Sr., 84 GILFORD — William J. “Bill” McCarty, Sr., age 84, passed quietly from this life on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, at Saint Francis Home in Laconia after a long illness. He was born in Clinton, Massachusetts, on Aug. 4, 1933, and grew up there and in neighboring Lancaster. He served his country in the Navy as a communications officer and later graduated with a business degree from St. Michael’s College in Winooski, Vermont. He worked... Read more

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Calendar of Events

10-25-17 Calendar

Library Events   Preschool Story Time Halloween Party, Laconia Public Library, 10 to 11 a.m. For details call 603-524-4775. Events at Gilford Public Library: Line Dancing, 9 to 10:30 a.m.; Check Out an Expert, 10 a.m. to noon.; Candy Apple Pops for Teens, 3 to 4 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042. Events at Belmont Public Library: Story Time, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Explore Creativity, 5 to 6 p.m. For details call 6032678331. Events at Meredith Public Library: Whimsical Tales Halloween... Read more

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Columns

Bob Meade - Because you can doesn't mean you should

Because you “can” beat up a person smaller than you, doesn’t mean you should. Because you have the “right” under the First Amendment to desecrate our nation’s flag doesn’t mean you should. Because you “can” exceed the speed limit, doesn’t mean you should. Because you have the “right” not to stand for our National Anthem, doesn’t mean you should kneel or sit. Because you “can” use foul language, doesn’t mean you should. Because you have the “right” to protest the... Read more

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