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Local News

Recommendation is to sell State School property 'as is'

LACONIA — Although the New Hampshire Department of Administrative Services is proceeding with its effort to sell the former Laconia State School site here, a legislative initiative is underway that would certainly slow and perhaps stop the state from divesting itself of the property. This week, Rep. Gene Chandler (R-Bartlett), who has opposed to selling the site since the prospect was first broached in 2010, revealed that he intends to propose legislation that would repeal the... Read more

Letters

Dave Rivers (12-2) 354 CARRIER JOBS

To The Daily Sun, During a June 2016 Democrat town hall meeting in Elkhart, Indiana, President Barack Obama received a question from a steel worker about pending job losses as a result of Carrier Corporation's planned move to Mexico. Obama, in typical fashion, responded by criticizing Donald Trump. He said: "When somebody (Trump) says that he's going to bring all these jobs back, well how exactly (is he) going to do that? What (is he) going... Read more

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Announcements

Salvation Army announces 'Kettle Blitz' day

LACONIA — The Salvation Army, Northern New England Division, is organizing the third annual "Kettle Blitz" day for Dec. 8, at red kettles through Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire.With income from its Christmas Kettle Campaign lagging behind expectations, The Salvation Army is encouraging the public to help the organization meet its annual goal by contributing generously during the "Kettle Blitz" Day. Kettle income for the division is more than $100,000 behind last year at this... Read more

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Obituaries

Joyce E. Whitcomb, 83

Joyce E. Whitcomb, 83

LACONIA — Joyce Eileen (Tucker) Whitcomb passed away in the arms of her daughters on Nov. 25, 2016 at the age of 83, at the St. Francis Rehabilitation and Nursing Home in Laconia. Joyce was born on July 12, 1933 in Lancaster, New Hampshire, the daughter of Ada Savage-Tucker and Melvin Tucker. She spent her childhood and school years in Whitefield. She married and moved to Littleton followed by a later move to Laconia for professional... Read more

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Calendar of Events

12-4-16 Calendar

Plymouth State University Choir performing at Hanaway Mainstage Theatre. 1 p.m. Carter Mountain Brass Band Christmas Concert at First United Methodist Church of Gilford. 3 to 5 p.m. For details call 603-524-3289. Dan Carter performing live for Sunday brunch at the Gunstock Inn in Gilford. 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. For details call 603-293-2021.   Bingo at Franklin Lodge of Elks. 2 to 4:30 p.m.​ For details email mistress0488@yahoo.com. Festival of Trees at Waukewan Golf Club in Center Harbor. Noon... Read more

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Columns

Michelle Malkin - Canada's naked twit

Wasn't one vapid pretty boy named Justin from Canada enough? At least Justin Bieber is eye candy without the heartburn. Justin Trudeau, on the other hand, is the twinkly-eyed boy toy who makes informed adults wanna hurl. For more than a year, the liberal Canadian prime minister enjoyed drool-stained global press coverage as the "hot hipster" and "dreamy sex symbol" with great hair and a tribal Haida tattoo. He basked in Ryan Gosling-esque memes about his... Read more

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