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Longtime City Councilor Armand Bolduc hospitalized with canc…

Longtime City Councilor Armand Bolduc hospitalized with cancer

By RICK GREEN, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — Armand Bolduc, who has served on the City Council for 34 years and is mayor pro tem, has been hospitalized with a serious form of abdominal cancer. Speaking from his room at Lakes Region General Hospital on Monday, Bolduc, 79, said he checked into the hospital about a week ago with major pain and has been there ever since. Before this medical crisis, he had not seen a doctor... Read more


Bristol has twice as many cops as recommended by FBI for tow…

To The Daily Sun, Last week's papers highlighted the candidates for Bristol selectman, there are two candidates running for the same spot, both currently sit on the Bristol Budget Committee. To those of you who are concerned about the future of Bristol and the tax burden we currently bear, it would be worth your time to review some recordings of past Budget Committee meetings on the Town of Bristol website. One candidate is a conservative the... Read more

19-02-2018 Hits:18 Letters Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen


Humane Society welcomes new volunteer manager

Humane Society welcomes new volunteer manager

LACONIA — The transition from homeless people to homeless pets was a natural progression for the new manager of the New Hampshire Humane Society's volunteer program, Tamara Saxby. She is a lover of dogs, especially senior canines, and those that are the most misunderstood. Saxby brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in volunteer program management, staff and volunteer training, and grant writing, tempered with empathy and professionalism when working with the underprivileged and those suffering... Read more

19-02-2018 Hits:33 Community Announcements Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen


Carmen Quinn, 54

Carmen Quinn, 54

WELLINGTON, Fla. — Carmen Quinn, 54, of Wellington, passed away in hospice on Feb. 10, 2018, surrounded by numerous family and friends. She was the middle daughter of three and her parents were Patricia and Stuart Craig from Penacook, New Hampshire. She is survived by her son Shane Quinn from Miami, her daughter Shannon (Cliff) Koziel from Boca Raton; her older sister, Tina Craig from Albany, New Hampshire; and her former husband, Joey Quinn from Royal... Read more

19-02-2018 Hits:18 Obituaries Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen

Calendar of Events

2-15-18 Calendar

Library Events Events at Laconia Public Library: Preschool Story Time (Ages 3 to 6), 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Preschool Story Time (Birth to Age 3), 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.; Purl Jam: Knitting and Crochet Group, 2 to 4 p.m.; Cooking with Chocolate, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. For details call 603-524-4775.Events at Gilford Public Library: Brown Bag Book Discussion, 12:30 to 1 p.m.; Home School Game Club, 1:15 to 2:30 p.m.; Teen Tabletoppers, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.;... Read more

13-02-2018 Hits:323 Calendar of Events Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen


Alan Vervaeke - Shove your thoughts & prayers

According to the Gun Violence Archive, a mass shooting is described as four or more individuals being shot or killed in the same general time and location. The FBI defines a "mass killing" as the killing of three or more people in a public place, but the federal agency also defines a "mass murderer" as someone who has killed four or more people in the same location. According to those definitions, there have been 30 mass... Read more

19-02-2018 Hits:18 Columns Edward Engler - avatar Edward Engler