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Nordic Nirvana

Nordic Nirvana

INSET: The Alton Central School nordic team gets fired up on the trails at Gunstock Thursday afternoon. From left are Blake Pappaceno, Derek Pappaceno, Kenny Fontaine, Nathan Archambault and Mason Pappaceno. FOREGROUND: Bill Kosla takes a few laps on the fresh snow from Wednesday’s storm at Bolduc Park on Thursday afternoon.   (Karen Bobotas photos/for The Laconia Daily Sun) Lakes Region offers many cross-country skiing options By RICK GREEN, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — For those who like to use... Read more

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Lakes Region Mental Health Center is amazing resource for ou…

To The Daily Sun, In your Jan. 18 edition, you shared a remarkable story about Tyler Paquet’s challenges with mental illness, his journey towards wellness and his efforts to reach out to help advocate for others. On the same page was a section that provided information on where to turn for help. I would like your readers to know that one of the 10 community mental health centers in New Hampshire is located right in downtown Laconia. The... Read more

18-01-2018 Hits:315 Letters Edward Engler - avatar Edward Engler


Bank of NH hosts identity theft workshop

Bank of NH hosts identity theft workshop

GILFORD — Bank of New Hampshire's Prestige Plus members recently attended an Identity Theft and Fraud Prevention seminar held at the Bank’s Operations Center in Gilford. The seminar was presented by Bank of New Hampshire’s Ralph Wegner, Assistant Vice President and Information Security Officer. Fraud and identity theft is a global problem and is recognized as the fastest growing crime. In the worst cases of identity theft, the burden of proof is on the victim... Read more

18-01-2018 Hits:222 Community Announcements Don Campbell - avatar Don Campbell


Edwin D. Compton, 86

Edwin D. Compton, 86

“Love knows no limit to its endurance, no end to its trust, no fading of its hope; it can outlast anything. Love still stands when all else has fallen.”MEREDITH – Edwin David Compton, 86, of 22 Eaton Ave., passed away at Golden View Retreat, surrounded by his family, on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. He was preceded in death by his bride, Martha A. (Highet) Compton.Edwin was born on Dec. 14, 1931, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the... Read more

19-01-2018 Hits:274 Obituaries Ginger Kozlowski - avatar Ginger Kozlowski

Calendar of Events

1-24-18 Calendar

Library Events   Events at Laconia Public Library: Preschool Story Time (Birth to Age 6), 10 to 11 a.m.; Letting Go: Stress Free Downsizing, 10 to 11:30 a.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 a.m. to noon; Art(ists) Alive!, 3:30 to 5 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042. Story Time, Belmont Public Library, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. For details call 603-267-8331. Story Time, Hall Memorial Library, Northfield... Read more

22-01-2018 Hits:18 Calendar of Events Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen


Michael Barone - Tough year 2 ahead for Trump

As we reach, gingerly, the anniversary of Donald Trump's inauguration as president, none of the disasters feared by critics has come to pass. The economy has turned at least mildly upward rather than plummet to depression. The executive branch has obeyed court orders. No military disaster has occurred. Fears that seemed plausible to many have proved unjustified. In some important respects, Trump and the congressional Republican majorities have made important changes in public policy — in... Read more

18-01-2018 Hits:187 Columns Edward Engler - avatar Edward Engler