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Region struggles with workforce shortage

LACONIA — A spreadsheet appeared when Andrew Coulombe plugged a computer into a gleaming Lexus in the automotive building at Lakes Region Community College.“That’s all of your monitors right there, every single sensor in the car,” he said.“That tells you the problem. Once you’ve diagnosed it, you get in with your tools to repair it.”The 18-year-old student moved here from Maine to work on a two-year degree in automotive technology. A Toyota dealership is sponsoring... Read more


Let's keep Moultonborough Moultonborough on March 17

To The Daily Sun, After reading Mr. McGillicuddy's recent letter, I must add my two cents. First, I totally agree with him. I chose to retire to Moultonborough nine years ago, after looking at various other places in New Hampshire, based primarily on the overall quality of life here and the stable financial health of the town. It offered mostly new infrastructure and was (fiscally) conservatively run. Somewhere over the last few years, we seem to... Read more

15-03-2018 Hits:411 Letters Edward Engler - avatar Edward Engler


Official reception to launch exhibit at Laconia Library Marc…

Official reception to launch exhibit at Laconia Library March 20

LACONIA — The Laconia Historical and Museum Society, in conjunction with "Celebrate Laconia" and the Laconia Public Library, will hold an opening reception for its new "Laconia Celebrates Industry and Economy" exhibit at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, in the Gallery on the Upper Level of the library. As part of this event, the Moulton Opera House Grand Drape will make a rare three-week public appearance. The curtain, which had adorned the front of the... Read more

16-03-2018 Hits:67 Community Announcements Don Campbell - avatar Don Campbell


The Rev. Maxie L. Delaney, 91

The Rev. Maxie L. Delaney, 91

  The Rev. Maxie L. Delaney, 91 RUMNEY — The Rev. Maxie Lorraine (Rogers) Delaney, 91, of Rumney, died March 12, 2018, at her home surrounded by her family, after a period of failing health. Born in Grafton, West Virginia, on Aug. 9, 1926, she was the daughter of Luther F. and Ada (Poe) Rogers. Maxie grew up in Grafton where she graduated from Grafton High School, Grafton, West Virginia. She resided in Danielson, Connecticut, for many years and... Read more

16-03-2018 Hits:65 Obituaries Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen

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:190 Calendar of Events Don Campbell - avatar Don Campbell


Trash pickup in Laconia to be delayed one day

LACONIA — Due to the predicted snowstorm, there will be no trash pickup on Tuesday, March 13. Tuesday’s trash pickup will be on Wednesday, and each following day’s trash pickup this week will be delayed by one day, with Friday’s trash being picked up on Saturday. Read more

12-03-2018 Hits:320 Columns Ginger Kozlowski - avatar Ginger Kozlowski