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Electricity spike - NH Co-op bills to go up 14 percent this …

PLYMOUTH — Electricity bills are going up by an average of $12.69 per month for customers of the New Hampshire Electric Cooperative this winter. The New Hampshire Electric Cooperative board of directors has approved rate changes effective with bills rendered Nov. 1 that will result in an overall bill increase of 14.2 percent, or $12.69 per month, for a typical residential member using 500 kilowatt-hours per month.The rate increase is the result of increases in... Read more


Tim Land has a considerable history of helping our community

To The Daily Sun, Tim Lang is running for state representative for towns of Sanbornton and Tilton. I have known Tim for several years. He is a professional who works hard to get the job done. Tim is a proud father of four children and currently works as an IT director in the private sector. Tim Lang has a history of serving our community to make Sanbornton and Tilton a better place, including his 10-plus years in local... Read more

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Laconia Adult Ed offers line dancing classes

LACONIA — Laconia Adult Education is offering six weeks of line dancing starting Nov. 3. Classes will be led by George Maloof in the Laconia High School cafeteria from 6:30-7:30 p.m. The cost for this class is $40 and pre-registration is required. For more information on this opportunity and to register, contact the Laconia Adult Education office at 524-5712. Read more

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Jacqueline 'Jackie' M. DeVarney, 85

Jacqueline 'Jackie' M. DeVarney, 85

  Jacqueline "Jackie" M. DeVarney, 85 DeVarney -- Jacqueline "Jackie" Marie DeVarney, age 85, of 406 Court St., Laconia, died on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016, after a brief illness at Good Shepherd Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center in Jaffrey, with her loving family by her side. Jackie was born on Nov. 8, 1930, in Laconia, daughter of the late J. Hector and Marie B. Labbe. She was the wife of the late Richard F. DeVarney. Before working at the... Read more

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Calendar of Events

10-27-16 Calendar

Events at Gilford Public Library: Magic the Gathering Club, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.; Conversational French, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.; Foreign Movie Night, 7 to 9 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042. Events at Meredith Public Library: Knotty Knitters, 10 a.m. to noon; Brown Bag Book Group, noon. For details call 603-279-4303. Artists' Group, Sanbornton Public Library, 1 p.m. Computer Basics for Beginners, Gilman Library, Alton, 9 a.m. Fiber Arts, Sanbornton Public Library, 6 p.m. Events at Hall Memorial Library, Northfield: Halloween... Read more

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Bob Meade - Getting Old for Dummies . . .

Every Tuesday morning I meet for breakfast with a few highly talented, well educated, and delightful senior citizens. It is a good experience as we share our stories of the week, which often brings a smile, chuckle, or outright laughter to the group. One day it dawned on me that what we were sharing are the experiences that come with aging . . . the forgetful moments, the most recent visit to our doctor, the... Read more

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