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Alton officer cleared after shooting at car

By MICHAEL KITCH, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — An Alton police officer was justified in firing one shot at a motor vehicle, the driver of which failed to heed his signals and shouts to slow as he passed the scene of an earlier accident on Feb. 25, concluded Belknap County Attorney Melissa Guldbrandsen. Following an investigation of the incident by the New Hampshire State Police, Guldbrandsen issued a memo on Tuesday , finding that in the circumstances... Read more


Our 27th Taste of the Lakes Region was again a big hit. Than…

To The Daily Sun, On behalf of Altrusa International of Laconia, we wish to express our sincere gratitude to WEMJ, LNH, 93.3 and The Daily Sun for their outstanding contributions to this year's Taste of the Lakes Region. The restaurants, as always, did themselves proud with their signature dishes, plus coffee, wine, liquors and music from Bob McCarthy and James Montgomery. We sincerely hope our patrons enjoyed their time "grazing" and enjoying Mill Falls at the Lake. Our... Read more

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New Horizons Band hosting Monadnock counterpart in concert

MEREDITH — The New Horizons Band of the Lakes Region is pleased to host the New Horizons Band of the Monadnock Region with a day of "Music for Life" on Saturday, April 1 in the Meredith Community Center. The day will begin at noon with rehearsals for each band individually and then a joint band practice of more than 60 musicians with full instrumentation, culminating in a free public family concert at 6 p.m. A... Read more

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Harold E. 'Buzz' Adams Jr., 94

Harold E. 'Buzz' Adams Jr., 94

  NAPLES, Fla. — Harold E. “Buzz” Adams Jr. passed away on March 11, 2017, at the Naples Community Hospital. He was 94 years of age.Buzz was born to Harold E. and Elsie Adams on Jan. 1, 1923, in Bridgeport, Connecticut. He was called Harold, Hal, Buster, Bus and finally, “Buzz” throughout his life.At an early age, the family moved to Norwalk, Connecticut, where Buzz attended school and graduated from Norwalk High School in 1940. During... Read more

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Calendar of Events

3-28-17 Calendar

Library Events Events at Gilford Public Library: Toddler Story Time, 10 to 11:45 a.m.; Fiber Friends, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Preschool Story Time, 11:15 to 11:45 a.m.; Makerspace - Knitting, 3:15 to 4:30 p.m.; The Basics of Tea, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042. Events at Gilman Library, Alton: Knitter's Group, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Granny Apple Preschool Story Time, 1:45 to 2:30 p.m. For details... Read more

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Susan Estrich - He doesn't care about people's health

What a leader. Faced with the certain defeat of his effort to take health insurance away from millions of Americans, our fearless leader did not attempt to compromise, negotiate or even mend the program that has allowed millions of Americans access to health care. No, no acts of responsible leadership. But then, what would you expect? A childish ultimatum to members of his own party, of course: My way or the highway. You can either vote for... Read more

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