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Weirs Beach Drive-In faces final curtain

Weirs Beach Drive-In faces final curtain

The Weirs Drive-In Theatre is one of very few outdoor movie theaters left in the country. The property is expected to become a mix of commercial and condominiums if the agreement between owner Patricia Baldi and developer Al Mitchell goes through. (Adam Drapcho/Laconia Daily Sun)   Sales agreement is reached on iconic property; multi-use development is planned   By RICK GREEN, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — The owner of the iconic Weirs Drive-In has agreed to sell the 12-acre property... Read more

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Letters

We hope school boards look out for students & taxpayers …

To The Daily Sun, This is the 24th of my series of letters on what is happening in Concord or of interest to the voters. I promised to write on education and school funding and that is my subject for this letter. I have had to spit it into two parts because of newspaper constraints, so this is my first section. In New Hampshire, most public school funding originates in the pocketbook of local taxpayers and most... Read more

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Announcements

Emory wins People's Choice Award at Art Assn. show

Emory wins People's Choice Award at Art Assn. show

  LACONIA — Meredith resident Robert P. Emory is the winner of the People’s Choice award at the Lakes Region Art Association's 77th annual Art Show, which is being held at the association's Gallery in the Tanger Outlets in Tilton. The show is the association’s largest exhibit featuring more 85 new original works of art and is on display on till September 10th. Emory won the People's Choice award for his acrylic painting, “Lake Smoke at Spindle Point.”... Read more

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Obituaries

Lawrence H. Cote, 64

Lawrence H. Cote, 64

  PLYMOUTH — Lawrence H. Cote, 64, passed away on Aug. 21, 2017, after a period of failing health.Lawrence was born on Oct, 11, 1952 in Laconia, the son of Henry and Agnes (Chase) Cote.Lawrence grew up in Meredith, attending the Inter-Lakes School District, graduating from Inter-Lakes High School in 1971. During his high school year, he excelled in track and field, receiving several awards.After high school, he went to work at Freudenberg, starting his lifelong... Read more

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Calendar of Events

8-25-17 Calendar

Library Events Events at Gilford Public Library: Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Knit Wits, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.; Conversational German, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042. Paper Crafts, Belmont Public Library, 2 to 3 p.m.​ For details call 603-267-8331. Story Time, Sanbornton Public Library, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. For details call 603-286-8288. Events at Hall Memorial Library, Northfield: Raffle to Support Adult Programming, `0 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sit & Knit, 2 to 5... Read more

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Columns

Michael Barone - What identity politics hath wrought

There's a whiff of Weimar in the air. During the years of the Weimar Republic (1919-33), Germany was threatened by Communist revolutionaries and Nazi uprisings. Foreign Minister Walter Rathenau was assassinated, and violent street fighting was commonplace. Then Adolf Hitler took power in 1933. America is nowhere near that point. But many surely agree with The American Interest's Jason Willick, who wrote Sunday that "this latest round of deadly political violence has" him "more afraid for... Read more

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