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Seizing drugs, saving lives

By MICHAEL KITCH, LACONIA DAILY SUN TILTON — Reflecting on the seizure of a large cache of drugs last week, Police Chief Bob Cormier remarked "We're looking at cases like this in a different light – not just finding drugs, but saving lives," adding that the 270 grams of heroin represented "270 grams of death sentences." The heroin, along with fentanyl and 20 grams crystal methamphetamine, were found after Officer Jeremiah Trott stopped a westbound car bearing... Read more

Letters

Only reason we have a middle class is regularion of financia…

To The Daily Sun, As we watch the issues with Wells Fargo, I am reminded of an episode last year when I reached out to my congressman to express an opinion regarding banks and their fees. These days, bank fees are a way that banks make money. If you overdraw your checking account by $4.50 at a McDonald's because you forgot to write down a check you'd written, your bank can charge you a fee of between... Read more

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Announcements

Flag retirement ceremony planned for Oct. 22 in Meredith

MEREDITH — The Griggs-Wyatt Post #33 of the American Legion in Meredith will be conducting a U.S. flag retirement ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 22. Through the generosity and kindness of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Mayhew and the Mayhew Funeral Homes and Crematorium who have offered the use of their facility and grounds. The ceremony will take place at Mayhew Funeral Home 204 Daniel Webster Highway in Meredith at 10 a.m. Anyone having flags that they wish... Read more

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Obituaries

Barbara L. Ponsart 76

Barbara L. Ponsart 76

GILFORD — Barbara L. Ponsart 76, of Cherry Valley Road, died peacefully Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, at Concord Hospital, surrounded by the ones she loved.Barbara was born Jan. 9, 1940, in New Bedford, Massachusetts, daughter to the late Frederick C. and Elizabeth (McEwen) Johnson. She worked with her husband, Robert, for over 30 years as a secretary and bookkeeper for Robert Ponsart Associates. Barbara later retired from Rite Aid in Laconia, having been the shift... Read more

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Calendar of Events

10-1-16 Calendar

Let's Go Lego, Hall Memorial Library, Northfield, 10 a.m. to noon.       Blues Musician Biscuit Miller and the Mix, Pitman's Freight Room, 94 New Salem St., Laconia, 8 p.m. Live Music by Dan Carter "The Muzak Man," Schuster's Steakhouse and Tavern, Gunstock Inn, Gilford, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. For details call 603-293-2021. Guitarist Hiroya Tsukamoto, Franklin Opera House, 7:30 p.m. Lisa Ferguson in Concert, The Arts Center, 12 Main St., Center Sandwich, 7:30 to 9 p.m.​ For details call 603-284-7532. Live... Read more

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Columns

Lakes Region Profiles — In pursuit of peace in Gilmanton

Lakes Region Profiles — In pursuit of peace in Gilmanton

by Mary O'Neill Sales Associate at Roche Realty Group   Gilmanton is a peaceful and charming town with two small village areas, the Four Corners and the Iron Works – a fine place to live. But where are the "cultural advantages," some might argue. To this, Gene Logsdon, American author and farmer, would answer, "Why does no one speak of the cultural advantages of the country? For example, is a well-groomed...fertile farm [or an unspoiled, country setting like... Read more

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