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New on the job

New on the job

Newly sworn in to the Laconia Police Department are Tyler Rouse, center, and Ryan Sickler, middle right. Conducting the ceremony Thursday is Ann Kaligian, as City Prosecutor Jim Sawyer, seated, and Police Chief Chris Adams look on. (Courtesy Laconia Police Department) Read more

Letters

Home sharing provides economic opportunity for 2,200 N.H. ho…

To The Daily Sun, I am writing in response to a story that appeared in the Daily Sun on Feb. 14, headlined, "Lawmakers struggling with how, or if, to regulate Airbnb operations in N.H." Airbnb is proud to provide Granite State residents with the opportunity to earn supplemental income by sharing their own homes. In the last year, 2,200 hosts welcomed over 100,000 guests to the state, with the typical host earning $5,400 by renting their space... Read more

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Announcements

Warm weather means changes to Parks and Rec programs

LACONIA — Due to this unseasonably warm and rainy weather, Laconia Parks and Recreation has been forced to make some last-minute decisions in regards to outdoor activities this coming week. The scheduled ice skating party has been cancelled due to poor ice conditions. They are still holding out hope for the sledding hill to have a sledding party. They will wait until Tuesday morning to determine the conditions of the hill for the Cardboard Sled... Read more

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Obituaries

Bonnie E. Tilton, 65

Bonnie E. Tilton, 65

MOULTONBOROUGH — Bonnie Evelyn Tilton, 65, of Sheridan Road, died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at Wolfeboro Bay Center in Wolfeboro. Born Aug. 4, 1951, in Portland, Maine, daughter of the late Harold and Irma (Mcallister) Tilton, she lived all of her life in Moultonborough. She was a graduate of Kingswood Regional High School and attended both Plymouth State College and Belknap College. Bonnie worked with her husband running Musky's Auto Body Shop for many years in Wolfeboro... Read more

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Calendar of Events

2-26-17 Calendar

Live Music - Daniel Perkins and PSU Chamber Singers, Taylor Community, Woodside Building, 435 Union Ave., Laconia, 3 p.m. Program of Korean folk songs, Brahms and Lennon and McCartney, among others. For details call 603-366-1400. Live Music - Victor Wooten Trio, Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center, 39 Main St., Plymouth, 6:30 to 9 p.m.       Public Skating, Merrill Fay Arena, 468 Province Road, Laconia, noon to 1:30 p.m. For details call 603-528-0789.   Read more

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Columns

Jim Hightower - Put food policy back on the table

During the farm crisis of the 1980s, an Iowa farmer asked if I knew the difference between a family farmer and a pigeon. When I said no, he delighted in explaining: "A pigeon can still make a deposit on a new John Deere." That's funny — except, it really wasn't. Worse, the bitter reality of the tractor joke is still true: The farm crisis has not gone away, though hundreds of thousands of farm families have... Read more

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