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Alton officer cleared after shooting at car

By MICHAEL KITCH, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — An Alton police officer was justified in firing one shot at a motor vehicle, the driver of which failed to heed his signals and shouts to slow as he passed the scene of an earlier accident on Feb. 25, concluded Belknap County Attorney Melissa Guldbrandsen. Following an investigation of the incident by the New Hampshire State Police, Guldbrandsen issued a memo on Tuesday , finding that in the circumstances... Read more

Letters

Our 27th Taste of the Lakes Region was again a big hit. Than…

To The Daily Sun, On behalf of Altrusa International of Laconia, we wish to express our sincere gratitude to WEMJ, LNH, 93.3 and The Daily Sun for their outstanding contributions to this year's Taste of the Lakes Region. The restaurants, as always, did themselves proud with their signature dishes, plus coffee, wine, liquors and music from Bob McCarthy and James Montgomery. We sincerely hope our patrons enjoyed their time "grazing" and enjoying Mill Falls at the Lake. Our... Read more

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Announcements

New Horizons Band hosting Monadnock counterpart in concert

MEREDITH — The New Horizons Band of the Lakes Region is pleased to host the New Horizons Band of the Monadnock Region with a day of "Music for Life" on Saturday, April 1 in the Meredith Community Center. The day will begin at noon with rehearsals for each band individually and then a joint band practice of more than 60 musicians with full instrumentation, culminating in a free public family concert at 6 p.m. A... Read more

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Obituaries

Laura Aubut, 59

Laura Aubut, 59

  Laura Aubut, 59 ORANGE CITY, Fla. — Laura Brough Aubut, 59, of Orange City, formerly of Laconia, New Hampshire, passed away after a long illness on March 21, 2017. Laura was born Sept. 2, 1957, in Laconia. "Lollipop" enjoyed sewing, reading and helping others. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She was predeceased by her mother and father, George and Fran Brough; and sisters Deborah, Cynthia and Claudia. She is survived by her loving husband, Dennis;... Read more

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Calendar of Events

3-28-17 Calendar

Library Events Events at Gilford Public Library: Toddler Story Time, 10 to 11:45 a.m.; Fiber Friends, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Preschool Story Time, 11:15 to 11:45 a.m.; Makerspace - Knitting, 3:15 to 4:30 p.m.; The Basics of Tea, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042. Events at Gilman Library, Alton: Knitter's Group, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Granny Apple Preschool Story Time, 1:45 to 2:30 p.m. For details... Read more

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Columns

Susan Estrich - He doesn't care about people's health

What a leader. Faced with the certain defeat of his effort to take health insurance away from millions of Americans, our fearless leader did not attempt to compromise, negotiate or even mend the program that has allowed millions of Americans access to health care. No, no acts of responsible leadership. But then, what would you expect? A childish ultimatum to members of his own party, of course: My way or the highway. You can either vote for... Read more

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