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Area pauses to remember those who gave all in war

Area pauses to remember those who gave all in war

Laconia Mayor Edward Engler speaks to the crowd gathered at Veterans Square during the Memorial Day services yesterday. (Karen Bobotas/for The Laconia Daily Sun) See videos online on the Sun’s Facebook page. By GINGER KOZLOWSKI, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — Somber thoughts were offered by Mayor Ed Engler at the Memorial Day ceremony yesterday under equally somber skies, as many people gathered around the city’s war memorials.Engler brought attention to a national newspaper’s editorial that complained of the... Read more


Liberals don't want to solve our problems, they just want co…

To The Daily Sun, What is the difference in ideas for dealing with "problems," or as Rohm Emanuel puts it . . . a crises. Emanuel would not waste the opportunity to deal with it, as a liberal politician. Politicians of his ilk make laws to deal with and control the problem, not to make it go away (as then they would have nothing to control). ( – dated Sept. 20, 2016) Such is the answer to California’s... Read more

29-05-2017 Hits:72 Letters Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen


Gilford hosts basketball camp

GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department is once again inviting the Shooter’s Gold Basketball Camp to come to Gilford this summer. The camp will be held in the Gilford Middle School Gym from June 26 to 30. Session 1 for children entering grades 1-4 will be run from 8 to 10 a.m. Session 2 for children entering grades 5-8 will be run from 8 a.m. to noon Participants may register by picking up... Read more

28-05-2017 Hits:42 Community Announcements Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen


Christopher M. Hada, 50

Christopher M. Hada, 50

ALTON — Christopher M. Hada, 50, passed away on the night of May 24, 2017, in Alton. He is survived by his wife of six years, Candice (Carrier) Hada; his daughters, Danielle and Brianna Hada, and Allison Gauvin; his sons, Andrew and Aaron Gauvin; his granddaughter, Kylie Gauvin; his brother and his wife, Stephen and Beth Hada of Pinole, California; his mother, Nicole Perry of Levering, Michigan; his father and his wife, Rodger and Sheron Hada... Read more

29-05-2017 Hits:75 Obituaries Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen

Calendar of Events

5-29-17 Calendar

Memorial Day Observances Laconia — 10 a.m. Parade from Wyatt Park to Veterans Square for main ceremonies. Lunch follows at VFW Post 1670, 143 Court St. Alton — 10 a.m. Parade from Monument Square to Old Riverside Cemetery for ceremony. Lunch follows at American Legion Post 72, 164 Wolfeboro Highway. Belmont — 1 p.m. Parade from Middle School parking lot to Veterans Memorial by St. Joseph Church for ceremony. Bristol — 9:30 a.m. Parade from Freudenberg parking to Homeland... Read more

26-05-2017 Hits:225 Calendar of Events Adam Drapcho - avatar Adam Drapcho


Alan Veraeke - Dichotomy

Last week I was in Walmart and in line behind a — to put it nicely — “large” family. I don’t mean eight children. I mean this family of four was morbidly obese. They were buying groceries — using a SNAP/EBT card to buy numerous boxes of mac-n-cheese, fruit punch, cupcakes, Wonder bread, and a tub of Fluff. The two kids were both wearing dirty clothes; the daughter was wearing slippers, and crying because she... Read more

29-05-2017 Hits:71 Columns Edward Engler - avatar Edward Engler