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Case of the Great Danes inspires support from Sununu

Case of the Great Danes inspires support from Sununu

Gov. Chris Sununu holds a puppy born from one of the Great Danes rescued from a Wolfeboro mansion in June, while Tona McCarthy, animal cruelty investigator for Pope-Memorial SPCA, holds its foot. Sununu visited Wolfeboro on Thursday evening. (Adam Drapcho/Laconia Daily Sun) By ADAM DRAPCHO, LACONIA DAILY SUN WOLFEBORO — On June 17, the day after 84 Great Dane dogs were seized from a suspected puppy mill operating out of a mansion, the state director for the... Read more



Hiking with an unleashed dog can be very risky for others

To The Daily Sun, Being outdoors and hiking is one of the most thought provoking activities known to this world for its peaceful and quiet surroundings. Whether it's walking along a trail, running through the never ending forests of New Hampshire, or even reaching the peaks of those 4,000 footers that you were destined to climb from the first scent of summer. For my mother and I, we spend our times out in nature attempting and completing... Read more

18-08-2017 Hits:48 Letters Edward Engler - avatar Edward Engler


Speare’s Dental Health program wins grant

Speare’s Dental Health program wins grant

  PLYMOUTH — Speare Memorial Hospital has received a $3,000 grant from the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. The grant will help further the hospital’s mission of providing health care to the communities of central New Hampshire, by helping to fund the purchase of new equipment for the Speare’s Community Dental Health Program. This grant was made possible by gifts from the Jessie B. Cox Fund for Health. Jessie B. Cox was noted for her philanthropy. Her creation... Read more

18-08-2017 Hits:62 Community Announcements Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen


Phyllis M. Dane Prouty, 88

Phyllis M. Dane Prouty, 88

  MOULTONBOROUGH — Phyllis M. Dane Prouty of Moultonborough died suddenly on Aug. 15, 2017, at her home.Born on July 27, 1925, in Medford, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of Joseph Noyes and Alice (Hilson) Marsh.She graduated from Medford High School and attended Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts.She spent one year in Mexico with the American Friends Service Committee. In 1951 she married Sherman Dane, also of Medford. They moved to Marshfield, Massachusetts, where they raised... Read more

18-08-2017 Hits:55 Obituaries Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen

Calendar of Events

8-20-17 Calendar

Theater "Peanut Butter & Cupcake," Presented by Interlakes Children's Theatre, Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium, Inter-Lakes High School, Meredith, 11 a.m. "Sylvia," Little Church Theater, 40 Route 113, Holderness, 2 p.m. For details call 603-968-2250.             Music Rockin' Daddios Doo Wop Group, Alan and Savina Hartwell Memorial Bandstand, Route 3, (Across the footbridge - Tilton Island Park), Tilton, 6 p.m. Part of Alan and Savina Hartwell Memorial Concert Series. For details call 603-286-3000. Weirs Jazz Series, Winnipesaukee Marketplace, 21 Weeks St., Laconia (Weirs... Read more

17-08-2017 Hits:42 Calendar of Events Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen


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

14-08-2017 Hits:373 Columns Edward Engler - avatar Edward Engler