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Working for transgender rights

Working for transgender rights

Kenzo (standing, left) and Jen Morris (holding their dog, Rocka) want to make Gilmanton their "forever home" and hope a bill pending in the legislature that guarantees transgender rights will allow them and twin daughters Kahlia (front, left) and Phoenix to live their lives free of discrimination. (Tom Caldwell/Laconia Daily Sun) Gilmanton couple recounts experience with discrimination after gender transition By THOMAS P. CALDWELL, LACONIA DAILY SUN GILMANTON — Kenzo and Jen Morris had backed away from activism... Read more

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Letters

Every Ashland resident should read proposed CRBO before Feb…

To The Daily Sun, I would like to offer my comments on the discussion that took place at the Ashland Board of Selectmen meeting on Tuesday, Jan.16, regarding a petitioned warrant article for a Community Rights Based Ordinance (CRBO). To start, I would like to say that I agree, every Ashland resident should read the CRBO in its entirety prior to the Ashland deliberative session on Saturday, Feb. 3. A full copy of the Community Rights... Read more

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Announcements

Hitchcock comic thriller this weekend's LRPA late show

  LACONIA — Lakes Region Public Access Television will show at 10:30 p.m. this Friday and Saturday night the early Alfred Hitchcock thriller, "The Lady Vanishes," starring Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave and Dame May Whitty. In Hitchcock’s most quick-witted and devilish comic thriller, Lockwood, traveling across Europe by train, meets a charming spinster (Whitty), who then seems to disappear into thin air. The younger woman turns investigator and finds herself drawn into a complex web of mystery... Read more

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Obituaries

Barbara J. Dagney, 63

Barbara J. Dagney, 63

  Barbara J. Dagney, 63 GILFORD — Barbara J. Dagney, 63, lost her brave battle with cancer on Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, at her home, surrounded by loving family. Anyone that knew Barbara knew that she did everything on her own terms, and this held true even in her death. Barbara was living with her daughter, Kimberly Lesnewski, and son-in-law, Mark Lesnewski, in Gilford. Barb’s passion for health care was evident from her early days as an EMT. It... Read more

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Calendar of Events

1-20-18 Calendar

Library Events   Drop-in Saturday Craft: Coffee Filter Butterflies, Laconia Public Library, 10 a.m. to noon. For details call 603-524-4775. Simple STEM: Marshmallow Towers, Belmont Public Library, 10 a.m. to noon. For details call 603-267-8331. Snowman Saturday, Meredith Public Library, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For details call 603-279-4303.             Music   Swing Dance with the Tall Granite Big Band, Pitman's Freight Room, 94 New Salem St., Laconia, 7 p.m. For details call 603-527-0043. Tribute to The Rolling Stones, Patrick's Pub & Eatery, Gilford... Read more

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Columns

Froma Harrop - Republicans don't really want to fix immigrat…

President Trump and the Republican leadership have made clear that they have no intention of repairing our chaotic immigration system. Why not? Because illegal immigration is a problem that bothers most Americans. Fix it and all these politicians have are tax cuts for the rich, environmental degradation, soaring deficits and the loss of health care. As a campaigner, Trump learned that when audience passion flagged, he could demand a wall with Mexico and his folks would... Read more

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