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Trump in NH: Crack down on drugs

Anti-drug message resonates with locals By RICK GREEN, THE LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — President Donald Trump, who once called New Hampshire “a drug-infested den,” came to the state yesterday with an anti-drug message that seemed to resonate with local officials.In a speech in Manchester, Trump declared the need for a nationwide public relations effort to convince Americans, and particularly children, not to start using drugs.He called for broadcasting “great commercials” to demonstrate to children the dangers... Read more


If a teacher wants to be armed, they have my blessing

To The Daily Sun, Politicians can talk until they are blue in the face. Concerned citizens can march and protest. Unfortunately, while these activities may draw some attention to a serious topic, the fact of the matter is that until sweeping gun reform ACTUALLY OCCURS, my child and everyone else in her school is a sitting duck waiting to be the next unhinged gunman’s victim.  Our school has no armed guard on the grounds. Sadly, I’m not... Read more

19-03-2018 Hits:172 Letters Edward Engler - avatar Edward Engler


Belknap Buzz - Valentine's Day and St. Patrick's Day bring f…

Belknap Buzz - Valentine's Day and St. Patrick's Day bring fun to county nursing home

By BRENDA TWARDOSKY Whew! February, for such a short month, was filled with so much to do! With only has 28 days, there was so much to squeeze in! The holidays were many! There was Groundhog Day, Valentine’s Day, Chinese New Year, and President’s Day! Oh the things we did in February!We made groundhog predictions, found out about past groundhog predictions, made Groundhog Pudding cups and watched Groundhog Day! We had a special Valentine’s Bingo, where... Read more

19-03-2018 Hits:1 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:3 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:333 Calendar of Events Don Campbell - avatar Don Campbell


Alan Vervaeke - Have we just stopped caring?

A dog died the other day on United Airlines. The flight attendant forced the family to put it into the overhead bin, and it suffocated. Within seven days a bill was brought to the floor of the United States Congress to prohibit such actions. Last week, a pedestrian bridge collapsed in Miami that so far has claimed the life of six people and possibly more. Within one hour of the collapse, a member of Congress... Read more

18-03-2018 Hits:209 Columns Edward Engler - avatar Edward Engler