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Gilford shooting a puzzle

By MICHAEL KITCH, LACONIA DAILY SUN GILFORD — Although police have arrested a suspect who allegedly fired shots at an SUV in the vicinity of 108 Young Road on Monday afternoon, Lieutenant Kris Kelley said yesterday that they have yet to determine the circumstances surrounding the incident.Ryan Thurston, 35, of 55 High View Circle, was arrested without incident shortly after the shooting and charged with reckless conduct with a firearm, a Class B felony. On Tuesday... Read more


I weep for the future in which this mentality desires to thr…

To The Daily Sun, I thought I'd seen it all. But when a letter comes in to this paper lauding Vladimir Putin as "the best Russian dictator yet!," and Syria's Assad — a man who used mustard gas against his own people — as a "nice eye doctor in a Western business suit," then it is indeed time to seriously contemplate the the damage being done to America by a presidential candidate who encourages this type... Read more

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Methodist Church plans two-day rummage sale

GILFORD — The First United Methodist Church of Gilford is having a fall rummage sale on Friday, Sept. 30, and Saturday, Oct. 1. The rummage sale will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m both days.Those who have items they would like to donate, should bring them to the church by Thursday morning. The church is open in the mornings from 8:30 a.m. to noon.   Read more

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Susanne A. Price, 76

  Susanne A. Price, 76 LACONIA — Rhode Island native and longtime Laconia resident Susanne A. Price, 76, passed away peacefully on Sept. 27, 2016, at Lakes Region General Hospital after a long battle against COPD. Daughter of the late Ernest and Lillian D'Aoust, Susanne Antoinette Price was born on July 24, 1940, in Manville, Rhode Island. She was predeceased by her husband of 53 years, Harry; and brother, Robert. She is survived by her sister, Jacqueline O'Rourke of Franklin; her... Read more

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Calendar of Events

9-29-16 Calendar

  Events at Laconia Public Library: Preschool Story Time, 9:30 a.m.; Preschool Story Time, 10:30 a.m. For details call 603-524-4775. Events at Gilford Public Library: Play and Learn, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Magic the Gathering Club, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.; Conversational French, 3:30 to 4:30 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; Lego Time, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. For details call 603-279-4303. Artists' Group, Sanbornton... Read more

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Pat Buchanan - How Trump wins the debate

On one of my first trips to New Hampshire in 1991, to challenge President George H. W. Bush, I ran into Sen. Eugene McCarthy. He was returning to the scene of his '68 triumph, when he had inflicted the first crippling wound on Lyndon Johnson. "Pat, you don't have to win up here, you know," he assured me. "All you have to do is beat the point spread." "Beat the point spread" is a good description of... Read more

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