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AG: Belmont officer cleared in Mazzitelli death

AG: Belmont officer cleared in Mazzitelli death

By THOMAS P. CALDWELL, LACONIA DAILY SUNBELMONT — Cpl. Evan Boulanger returned to work Tuesday afternoon after the state’s attorney general announced that Boulanger had been justified in the use of deadly force against Joseph Mazzitelli in a fatal confrontation on Sept. 30.The incident at the Irving station on Plummer Hill Road began with Boulanger attempting to arrest Mazzitelli on a harassment warrant and ended with Mazzitelli shooting himself in the head simultaneously with Boulanger... Read more


New Horizons will be starting our Christmas concert series i…

To The Daily Sun, In this season of Thanksgiving, the New Horizon Musical Organization of the Lakes Region would like to take this opportunity to express its deep and sincere appreciation to all those businesses and patrons that support us through our playbill and concerts. It is because of your generosity that assists us in keeping music alive for many people. There is nothing more inspiring and gratifying than to attend a live concert and see... Read more

21-11-2017 Hits:52 Letters Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen


Hobo Railroad to begin Santa Express train schedule

LINCOLN – The Hobo Railroad's Santa Express Trains kicks off the Friday after Thanksgiving, Nov. 24, and operates weekends at 1 p.m. through Saturday, Dec. 23. All passengers aboard the Santa Express Train receive a cup of hot chocolate and each family or group receives a box of holiday cookies to enjoy during the one-hour-and-20-minute holiday excursion. Children are given letters to complete for Santa, which he picks up as he makes his way through the... Read more

22-11-2017 Hits:54 Community Announcements Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen


Raymond B. Goddard,

Raymond B. Goddard,

PLYMOUTH — Raymond B. Goddard passed away on Nov. 15, 2017, after a brief illness. Raymond was born and raised in Laconia. After graduating high school in Laconia he joined the Air Force as an Air Force mechanic. During this time he met and married Edith Howe Goddard of Whitefield. After the Air Force they settled in and began to raise their family in the Laconia area. He worked for the Laconia Needle Co. and then the... Read more

22-11-2017 Hits:23 Obituaries Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen

Calendar of Events

11-25-17 Calendar

Library Events   Parent & Child Drop-In Craft: Gingerbread Houses at Laconia Public Library. 10 a.m. to noon​, at 695 N Main St in Laconia. For details call 603-524-4775. Gobble, Gobble, Saturday, Meredith Public Library, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For details call 603-279-4303.             Theater   "Heathers the Musical," Presented by One Light Theatre, Rome Theater, Tilton School, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. For details call 603-848-7979. "Christmas Musical," Presented by Streetcar Company, Laconia High School, 345 Union Ave., Laconia, 7 p.m... Read more

22-11-2017 Hits:42 Calendar of Events Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen


Susan Estrich - Beware a silent backlash

I don't want to see the next name in the headlines for sexual misconduct. I know too many of them. I believe the women. Some companies are conducting internal checks, and some are not, because they don't want to get caught up in all this. And because while it's true that sexual harassment is a real problem, there are also questions of degree. An 89-year-old President George H.W. Bush, in a wheelchair, accused of sexual... Read more

20-11-2017 Hits:172 Columns Edward Engler - avatar Edward Engler