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Keno: A sin for some, the game is seen as salvation for othe…

By THOMAS P. CALDWELL, LACONIA DAILY SUNJosh Harding and Mark Young, co-owners of Lakeview Tavern, were hoping that, after supporting local hockey and other community activities, the town of Meredith would in turn support their business by allowing them to offer the game of keno.During the Meredith Town Meeting, Young recounted how they had taken a run-down building on Main Street and spent a year renovating it “into something nice” before opening to the public.“Keno... Read more


Some parents will get to ‘choose’ private school but rest of…

To The Daily Sun, New Hampshire Senate Bill 193 is the “Education Freedom Savings Account.” Whoever created that name must work for an ad agency. Sounds so patriotic and rooted in “American values” — almost brings a tear to the eye, doesn’t it? “Choice!” they say. Parents have the right to choose what is best for their child! Well, yes, but if this bill passes, only some parents will get to choose and only at a... Read more

20-03-2018 Hits:216 Letters Edward Engler - avatar Edward Engler


Wolves wrap up season

LACONIA — With both the EHL and EHLP team losing March 10 in Massachusetts rinks, the Wolves Junior Hockey Program officially ended its 2017-18 season. The EHL team set a new high for wins in a season by its EHL franchise, qualifying for the playoffs (the first JR A playoff berth in Laconia JR hockey history). In a first round battle versus the Walpole Express the Wolves were swept, but battled in a tight 4-3 loss... Read more

20-03-2018 Hits:89 Community Announcements Ginger Kozlowski - avatar Ginger Kozlowski


Norman P. Bolduc Sr., 86

Norman P. Bolduc Sr., 86

BELMONT — Norman P. Bolduc Sr., 86, of Belmont was called home on March 19, 2018. Norman was born April 23, 1931, the son of Marcellin and Agnes (McAuley) Bolduc. He was raised and educated in Laconia. He served as a sergeant in the U.S. Air Force stationed in Savannah, Georgia, from 1948 to 1952. And then moved to Manhattan Beach, California, in 1952 to pursue his studies at El Camino College. In 1954 he returned... Read more

20-03-2018 Hits:274 Obituaries Ginger Kozlowski - avatar Ginger Kozlowski

Calendar of Events

3-16 Calendar

Library EventsEvents at Gilford Public Library: Preschool Storytime Sign-Up, 10:30-11:30 a.m.​; Bridge, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.​; Knit Wits, 1:30-2:30 p.m.​; Advanced Conversational German, 2:30-3:30 p.m.​;  at 31 Potter Hill Road in Gilford. For details call 603-524-6042.Events at Belmont Public Library: Book Group, 10:30-11:30 a.m.​; Morning Book Group, 10:30-11:30 a.m.​; Paper Crafts, 2-3 p.m.​, at 146 Main St. in Belmont. For details call 603-267-8331.Storytime at Sanbornton Public Library, 10-11:00 a.m.​, at 27 Meetinghouse Hill Road in Sanbornton. For details call 603-286-8288.Tot... Read more

14-03-2018 Hits:366 Calendar of Events Don Campbell - avatar Don Campbell


Michelle Malkin - Look homeward 'change agents'

Here is my homework assignment for all the fist-clenching, gun control-demanding teenagers walking out of classrooms this week (and next week and next month) to protest school shootings: Ask not what the rest of the country can do for your local school's safety; ask what your local school boards and superintendents have been failing to do for you. Chances are, the adults closest to you — those most directly responsible for your security — have been shirking... Read more

20-03-2018 Hits:99 Columns Edward Engler - avatar Edward Engler