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Local News

Gilford shooting a puzzle

By MICHAEL KITCH, LACONIA DAILY SUN GILFORD — Although police have arrested a suspect who allegedly fired shots at an SUV in the vicinity of 108 Young Road on Monday afternoon, Lieutenant Kris Kelley said yesterday that they have yet to determine the circumstances surrounding the incident.Ryan Thurston, 35, of 55 High View Circle, was arrested without incident shortly after the shooting and charged with reckless conduct with a firearm, a Class B felony. On Tuesday... Read more

Letters

I weep for the future in which this mentality desires to thr…

To The Daily Sun, I thought I'd seen it all. But when a letter comes in to this paper lauding Vladimir Putin as "the best Russian dictator yet!," and Syria's Assad — a man who used mustard gas against his own people — as a "nice eye doctor in a Western business suit," then it is indeed time to seriously contemplate the the damage being done to America by a presidential candidate who encourages this type... Read more

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Announcements

Brake for Moose, it could save your life

  CONCORD — Wildlife officials from the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department remind motorists to take extra care while traveling Granite State roadways at this time of year, because moose are on the move looking for mates. Kristine Rines, Fish and Game's longtime Moose Project Leader, says that drivers should be prepared to see and react quickly to moose on or near the road. While moose/vehicle collisions can happen at all times of the year, fall... Read more

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Obituaries

Susanne A. Price, 76

  Susanne A. Price, 76 LACONIA — Rhode Island native and longtime Laconia resident Susanne A. Price, 76, passed away peacefully on Sept. 27, 2016, at Lakes Region General Hospital after a long battle against COPD. Daughter of the late Ernest and Lillian D'Aoust, Susanne Antoinette Price was born on July 24, 1940, in Manville, Rhode Island. She was predeceased by her husband of 53 years, Harry; and brother, Robert. She is survived by her sister, Jacqueline O'Rourke of Franklin; her... Read more

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Calendar of Events

10-1-16 Calendar

Let's Go Lego, Hall Memorial Library, Northfield, 10 a.m. to noon.       Blues Musician Biscuit Miller and the Mix, Pitman's Freight Room, 94 New Salem St., Laconia, 8 p.m. Live Music by Dan Carter "The Muzak Man," Schuster's Steakhouse and Tavern, Gunstock Inn, Gilford, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. For details call 603-293-2021. Guitarist Hiroya Tsukamoto, Franklin Opera House, 7:30 p.m. Lisa Ferguson in Concert, The Arts Center, 12 Main St., Center Sandwich, 7:30 to 9 p.m.​ For details call 603-284-7532. Live... Read more

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Columns

Pat Buchanan - How Trump wins the debate

On one of my first trips to New Hampshire in 1991, to challenge President George H. W. Bush, I ran into Sen. Eugene McCarthy. He was returning to the scene of his '68 triumph, when he had inflicted the first crippling wound on Lyndon Johnson. "Pat, you don't have to win up here, you know," he assured me. "All you have to do is beat the point spread." "Beat the point spread" is a good description of... Read more

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