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Laconia Police log, Jan. 16, 2017

Laconia Police responded to 208 calls for service between Jan. 13 at noon until Jan. 16 at noon, including three accidents, and assaults at Bootleggers Footware on Main Street and at 72 Batchelder St. There were disturbances at McGrath and Oak Streets, at 28 Spring St. Apt. 3, 180 Union Ave. Apt 3, three at 72 Batchelder St., at 14 Wallace Court, at the VFW on Court Street, at 148 Union Ave. Apt. 7, at the... Read more

Letters

Year-Round Library survey findings are readily available onl…

To The Daily Sun, A recent letter to The Laconia Daily Sun raised questions about the survey conducted by the Gilmanton Year-Round Library, and we would just like to correct some of information for our patrons, and those in the community who would like to know more. Last summer, the GYRL decided to reach out to the community to better understand their needs, to help us plan financially for our future, as well as get a better... Read more

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Announcements

Sebastian Lockwood to entertain at Colony Club

MEREDITH — Sebastian Lockwood is a storyteller who specializes in the epics: The Epic of Gilgamesh, Homer's Odyssey, CAESAR: the man from Venus, Beowulf, and... Monkey: A Journey to the West. He comes to The Bistro at the Meredith Bay Colony Club on Friday, Feb. 3, at 3 p.m., for "Caear, The Man From Venus." The program is free and open to the public. To reserve a spot, call 279-1500. Meredith Bay Colony Club is located... Read more

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Obituaries

Helen A. Corriveau, 93

Helen A. Corriveau, 93

  Helen A. Corriveau, 93 MEREDITH — Helen Angeline (Bennett) Corriveau passed away at Forest View Manor on Jan. 14, 2017, peacefully, surrounded by her children at the age of 93. Helen was born in Laconia on Dec. 9, 1923, to Ellwood V. and Arlene (Crossley) Bennett. She was a graduate of Laconia High School class of 1941 and married the love of her life, Roland Corriveau on Sept. 9, 1944. She was a longtime resident of Sleeper Hill Road... Read more

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Calendar of Events

1-18-17 Calendar

Events at Laconia Public Library: Preschool Story Time, 10 to 11 a.m.; Preschool Story Time - Let It Snow, 4 to 5 p.m.; Adult Board Game Night, 6 to 7 p.m.​ For details call 603-524-4775. Events at Gilford Public Library: Line Dancing, 9 to 10:30 a.m.; Check Out an Expert, 10 to noon; Pizza and Book Crafts for Teens, 3 to 4:30 p.m.​ For details call 603-524-6042. Events at Belmont Public Library: All Ages Story Time, 10:30... Read more

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Columns

Bob Meade - It's up to the people . . .

I am sympathetic to the concerns for the Palestinian people. However, as Thomas Jefferson opined, "People get the government they deserve." The Israelis have been under attack or siege ever since they signed U.N Resolution 181 in 1948. They have attempted to resolve the issues peaceably a number of times but have been rebuffed at every turn. The United Nations has been both feckless and anti-Semitic throughout. Virtually nothing was done to Jordan when it captured and... Read more

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