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Man found guilty of selling drugs that resulted in death

Man found guilty of selling drugs that resulted in death

By GAIL OBER, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — When she heard the Belknap County jury foreman say "guilty," the mother of a 21-year-old man who died of an fentanyl overdose on April 2, 2015 wept as she realized that the person responsible for selling him the drugs was going to prison for a long time. While parents Judy Tilton and Peter Fogg said they wanted to "gather their thoughts" before they made any official statements to the... Read more

Letters

Delegation has used fund balance to create artificially low …

To The Daily Sun, Budget time is here again in Belknap County. The delegation, acting as the Belknap County Convention, has the final say-so. The Board of Commissioners advise, the delegation appropriates. But prior to their final county budgetary decision, the delegation has participated as legislators in Concord in decision-making that significantly impacts the county budget. There they decide how much in county taxes will go to pay the non-federal share of Medicaid for needy seniors... Read more

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Announcements

603 Alliance holding inaugural gala Friday night in Concord

CONCORD — The 603 Alliance has organized an event at the Grappone Center in Concord starting at 6:30 p.m Friday night for people who want to join in a party atmosphere of celebration for the inauguration of President Donald J. Trump.. The event includes dining, a 10 piece band - The B Street Bombers, and fun photo op activities. Attendees can eat what and when they want over an hour and a half time frame. Two... Read more

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Obituaries

Nancy R. Morrison, 88

Nancy R. Morrison, 88

  Nancy R. Morrison, 88 SANBORNTON — Nancy Rebecca (Wallis) Morrison died suddenly in her Sanbornton home on Jan 17, 2017, with her daughters present. She was born in Laconia on Aug. 23, 1928, to her parents, Ralph Joseph and Emma Catherine (Yost) Wallis. She was married to her husband, Starlin Andrew Morrison for 68 family-filled years. Nancy grew up in Dedham, Massachusetts, before going to high school at the St. Johnsbury Academy in St. Johnsbury, Vermont. She attended... Read more

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Calendar of Events

1-20-17 Calendar

Events at Gilford Public Library: Lapsit Story Time, 10 to 10:30 a.m.; PJs & a Movie, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Story Time, 10:45 to 11:45 a.m.; Knit Wits, Gilford Public Library, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.; Conversational German, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042. Events at Belmont Public Library:  Morning Book Group, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Snap Circuits Middle School Drop-In, noon to 1 p.m. For details... 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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