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Called to action - Tilton woman an eyewitness to history at …

Called to action - Tilton woman an eyewitness to history at Standing Rock

By ROGER AMSDEN, for THE LACONIA DAILY SUN TILTON — Jennifer Hyslop found much to admire in the water protection activists she met when she went to North Dakota last month to show support for those fighting to prevent an oil pipeline from being built which threatens the water supply of the Standing Rock Reservation, the Missouri River. “It's like building a pipeline around Lake Winnipesaukee,” said Hyslop, who is the secretary of the Laconia Indian Historical... Read more


Who are you Republicans to say you are better than others?

To The Daily Sun, One of the cardinal issues of the recent presidential election were many bigoted and racists comments, by some voters, candidates (including President-elect Trump), and both parties. The Republican Party offers the more extreme right point of view, among its membership. In addition, Mr. Trump further aggravates this activity by promoting divisive comments, all in the name of seeking unity among all American citizens.The U.S. Constitution, with its The First Amendment, makes no... Read more

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Hundreds of hand-knit mittens, scarves and hats donated

Hundreds of hand-knit mittens, scarves and hats donated

Eric Petell, assistant vice president, branch and business development manager (left); Jennifer Reera, branch services representative (second from left); and Kerry Herward, teller (second from right) stand with members of the Wesley Woods Craft Group (from left) Joan Edwards, Rosemarie Grant, Pat Osgood, Ruthann Schuster and Marilyn Ayer. (Courtesy photo)   LACONIA — A local craft group based out of the Wesley Woods Senior Living Community in Gilford has donated hundreds of hand-knit mittens, scarves and hats to... Read more

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Frederick A."Ted" Trevor Jr., 87

Frederick A."Ted" Trevor Jr., 87

MEREDITH — Frederick A."Ted" Trevor Jr., 87, formerly of Moultonborough, passed away on Dec. 6, 2016, at Golden View Health Care Center, Meredith, after a courageous battle with old age. Ted was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on Feb. 12, 1929, to Dr. Frederick A. Trevor and Blanche Mosley Trevor. His parents had a summer home on Meredith Bay in New Hampshire. Ted attended Melrose, Massachusetts, schools until he became too much for his mother to handle and... Read more

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Calendar of Events

12-9-16 Calendar

All-ages Storytime at Minot-Sleeper Library in Bristol. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.​ For details call 603-744-3352. Events at Gilford Public Library: Lapsit story time, 10:30 to 11 a.m.; Social bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Story time, 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.; Knit Wits, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.; Conversational German, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Holiday Open House at Moultonborough Public Library. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.​ For details call 603-476-8895. Children's movie, "The Secret Life of Pets" at Laconia... Read more

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Froma Harrop - Hillary Clinton, Martyr of the Year

Documentaries, plays and grand operas will be written about what was done to Hillary Clinton in the election of 2016. Some normal mistakes were mixed in with her many accomplishments, but there was nothing normal about her treatment by political foes and many of the respectable media alike. The gang-up on Clinton amounted to political torture, the likes of which will be remembered for generations. That makes Hillary Clinton the Martyr of the Year. Clinton entered the... Read more

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