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City police arrest 16 in two-day drug raid

LACONIA — Police arrested 16 men and women Monday and Tuesday in a drug raid that sought 39 people.Police Chief Matt Canfield said many of those sought are hard to find.“There’s been kind of a paradigm shift in drug dealing,” he said. “We’re seeing a lot more user-dealers. They are selling to feed their habit. Those type of people are a lot more transient. Usually we have intel that we can find them at a... Read more



Gilford board is out of its mind to sanction a football team

To THe Daily Sun, I just took my walk by the field where Gilford football is practicing, and I gave thanks that my adult sons were, like their dad, total wimps. We would practice the family war cry, "Not in the face! Not in the face!" This isn't the place to question any family's participation in that program, but it is appropriate to ask the Gilford School Board, "ARE YOU NUTS?" What are you thinking to sponsor... Read more

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Holy Trinity students challenge police to basketball game

Holy Trinity students challenge police to basketball game

  LACONIA — Holy Trinity Catholic School basketball teams, under the direction of Athletic Director Stephen Greenwood, will be hosting a basketball game against the Laconia Police Department this Saturday, Oct 21, beginning at 10:30 a.m. This will be a free and fun community event. To show the school's appreciation and gratitude for the city's police officers, the pre-K and kindergarten classes will be making blessing bags for the officers, and will be handing them out after... Read more

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Patricia 'Trish' Hines, 94

Patricia 'Trish' Hines, 94

  MEREDITH — Patricia “Pat” or “Trish” Hines, 94, of Meredith, and formerly of Wellesley, Massachusetts, passed away after a short illness on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, at Lakes Region General Hospital. She was born on March 14, 1923, in Boston, the daughter of John and Margaret (Mahoney) King. She graduated from Katharine Gibbs Secretarial School in Boston and worked at Longwood Towers in Brookline, Massachusetts, for several years. Pat and her husband ran Windsor Mountain Camp for Boys... Read more

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Calendar of Events

10-19-17 Calendar

Library Events   Purl Jam, Laconia Public Library, 2 to 4 p.m. For details call 603-524-4775. Events at Gilford Public Library: Play and Learn Sign-Up, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Brown Bag Book Discussion, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.; Home School Game Club, 1:15 to 2:30 p.m.; Teen Tabletoppers, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.; Conversational French, 4 to 5 p.m.; Evening Book Discussion, 6 to 7 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042. Simple STEM, Belmont Public Library, 10 a.m. to noon. For details... Read more

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Pat Buchanan - Is war with Iran now inevitable?

With his declaration Friday that the Iran nuclear deal is not in the national interest, President Donald Trump may have put us on the road to war with Iran. Indeed, it is easier to see the collisions that are coming than to see how we get off this road before the shooting starts. After "de-certifying" the nuclear agreement, signed by all five permanent members of the Security Council, Trump gave Congress 60 days to reimpose the sanctions... Read more

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