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More than concerts

More than concerts

R.J. Harding, president of the Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook, answers questions before the Gilford Planning Board during approval of a new swimming pool and lazy river attraction for performers and their entourages at the amphitheatre. (David Carkhuff/Laconia Daily Sun)   Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook owner foresees many upgrades for Gilford venue By DAVID CARKHUFF/THE LACONIA DAILY SUN GILFORD — R.J. Harding said he hopes to engrave the Lakes Region on the memories of... Read more


Jim Hightower - Real news

A decade ago, some barons of the media establishment designated themselves America's official arbiters of political truth. One of their tools is PolitiFact, a project of the Tampa Bay Times and several other major newspapers, which issues an award for the year's most outrageous falsehood. Last year's election was infested with so much disinformation and dishonesty, however, that PolitiFact's 2016 Lie of the Year was not a single prevarication, but that cluster bomb of whoppers... Read more

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Cold snap means one more week of ice racing

Cold snap means one more week of ice racing

Sam Grad backs his modified into turn 3 at the Lakes Region Ice Racing Club's races in Moultonborough. (Courtesy photo/David Suitor)   MOULTONBOROUGH — A week of unseasonably cold temperatures provided an 8th week of racing for the Lakes Region Ice Racing Club's 2017 season. The race sponsor for this week, which proved to be a rough and tumble affair, was D&L Auto of Manchester. While it is very unusual to see an ice racer upside down... Read more

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Catherine 'Kay' A. Coen, 93

Catherine 'Kay' A. Coen, 93

Catherine "Kay" A. Coen, 93 TILTON — Catherine "Kay" A. Coen, 93, of Tilton, died peacefully at her home on March 21, 2017. Born in Boston's Dorchester section, she was the second child of John Coffey and Agnes (Regan) Coffey.She was a beloved daughter, sister and cherished mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Kay graduated from Franklin High School in 1941 and soon after married Harry G. Coen. During World War II she worked at a munitions factory in Hartford... Read more

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Calendar of Events

3-24-17 Calendar

Library Events Le Cercle Francais de Laconia, Laconia Public Library, 10 to 11 a.m. For details call 603-524-4775. Events at Gilford Public Library: Baby Story Time, 10 to 10:30 a.m.; Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Preschool Story Time, 10:45 to 11:45 a.m.; Knit Wits, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.; Conversational German, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042. Tot Time, Meredith Public Library, 10 to 11 a.m. For details call 603-279-4303. Story Time, Sanbornton Public Library, 10:30... Read more

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Pat Buchanan - A Russian fairy tale?

The big losers of the Russian hacking scandal may yet be those who invested all their capital in a script that turned out to based on a fairy tale. In Monday's Intelligence Committee hearings, James Comey did confirm that his FBI has found nothing to support President Trump's tweet that President Obama ordered him wiretapped. Not unexpected, but undeniably an embarrassment for the tweeter-in-chief. Yet longer-term damage may have been done to the left. For Monday's hearing... Read more

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