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Local News

Keno likely for city ballot

Almost 50 city businesses could host the game By RICK GREEN, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — Dozens of restaurants in the city could qualify for offering keno if local voters approve the game, a spokeswoman for the New Hampshire Lottery told the City Council on Monday night.The council will consider on Aug. 28 whether to place a measure on the Nov. 7 ballot to offer the game locally as allowed under a measure passed by the Legislature... Read more

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Letters

I am a candidate for state representative; election is Septe…

To The Daily Sun, In my first ever letter to any newspaper I would like to announce my candidacy for the special House election to represent both Laconia and Belmont. I would first like to thank the people that have encouraged me and especially those that have allowed me to place a sign in there yard or in front of their business. Deciding to run is something that I take very seriously. Many of you know... Read more

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Announcements

County offers flowering bulbs

LACONIA — It’s time to place your order for Belknap County Conservation District Flowering Bulb Sale Fundraiser! Plant this fall for a gorgeous spring and summer next year. Offered are multiple varieties of daffodil, hyacinth, narcissus, tulip, allium and more; over 20 varieties. Not only are these flowers beautiful, but many are deer resistant and will bloom for several years. Order deadline is Sept. 11, with customers receiving their purchases in late September. For more information about... Read more

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Obituaries

Joan L. Sullivan, 83

Joan L. Sullivan, 83

LACONIA — Joan Louise Sullivan, 83, of 241 Wellington Road, died Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, after a period of declining health.She was born on May 29, 1934, in Laconia, the daughter of the late Lionel and Leifa (Merrill) Dupont. Joan was a 1952 graduate of Laconia High School.She worked for many years as a receptionist at the Laconia Clinic.Joan enjoyed reading, knitting and loved gardening. Joan also enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren... Read more

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Calendar of Events

8-17-17 Calendar

Library Events Events at Laconia Public Library: Preschool Story Time (Birth to Age 3), 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.; Preschool Story Time (Ages 3 to 6), 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. For details call 603-524-4775. Events at Gilford Public Library: Teen Drop-In 3D Model Art, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Brown Bag Book Discussion, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.; Conversational French, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.; Evening Book Discussion, 6 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042. Events at Meredith Public Library: Knotty... Read more

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Columns

Bob Meade - Let's recapture civility

What we read in the “letters” section of this and other newspapers, is a microcosm of how our country is functioning today. Or, more accurately, how our country is dis-functioning today. Hardly a day goes by without our being able to read a letter demeaning another writer. The writers don’t make an argument of substance, but will often take someone to task for expressing their faith, or their differing political viewpoint, or because they’re old... Read more

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