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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

Letters

Bristol police & fire both asking for more than a millio…

To The Daily Sun, On Saturday Dec. 3, a joint meeting of the Bristol Budget Committee and Board of Selectmen was held to receive the town departments proposed budgets.We must keep in mind that the requests for increases are only requests and will probably be reduced by either the Budget Committee or the selectmen or both. The two largest requests, Police ($1,123,293) and Fire/EMT ($1,021,070) were both over a million dollars. This is extraordinary when you consider... Read more

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Announcements

Join the caroling at Plymouth's gazebo on Dec. 18

PLYMOUTH — Holy Trinity Parish is organizing a gathering of Christmas carol singers at 4 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 18, at the gazebo on the square in Plymouth. All are invited to participate in this traditional Christmas activity. Come and bring family and friends, voices and maybe a flashlight, to join in song for a short while to celebrate the season. Read more

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Obituaries

Patricia A. Pepperman, 58

Patricia A. Pepperman, 58

MOULTONBOROUGH — Patricia Ann "Patty" (Brennan) Pepperman, 58, of Moultonborough, passed away at Lakes Region General Hospital on Dec. 3, 2016. She was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Oct. 17, 1958, the daughter of Barbara Jean (Collins) Brennan and the late John J. Brennan.Patty was a graduate of Newton South High, Newton, Massachusetts, Class of 1977. She was a teacher at the Spaulding Youth Center in Tilton. She enjoyed going to beach, taking care of her... 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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Columns

Bob Meade - Turning 'old white men' into a pejorative

It is interesting to read and listen to comments, primarily from those with a left-leaning political bent, as they hurl invectives at those with a different political view. Apparently the hurlers of those invectives have no argument of substance that they can make so they resort to name-calling. Among some of the most used during the political season have been, racist, misogynist, xenophobic, and, as noted above, they are adding in, "old white men." Of... Read more

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