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Authorities arrest three in Franklin drug bust

By THOMAS P. CALDWELL, LACONIA DAILY SUN FRANKLIN — Operation Granite Shield brought a Franklin drug investigation to a conclusion with three arrests at 349 Victory Drive on Dec. 8. Brian Sanborn, 52, and Sande Lamanuzzi, 51, of Franklin, and Angela Linteau, 31, of Laconia, are facing numerous charges as a result of the investigation. Charges against Sanborn are possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, sale of heroin, sale of methamphetamine, nine counts of being a felon in... Read more


It takes some gall to advertise Northern Pass jobs when the…

To The Daily Sun, I was very disturbed and angry to find an ad in my local paper advertising job fairs put on by the Northern Pass Project. These job fairs will be held in Whitefield and Concord. The ad states “Come Learn About Job Opportunities Available to You with Northern Pass.” Well my question to Northern Pass is: How can job fairs be scheduled when the project has not even been approved by the state... Read more

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Laconia Congregational church to host Carol sing-along Dec. …

Laconia Congregational church to host Carol sing-along Dec. 15

LACONIA — The Congregational Church of Laconia, United Church of Christ, invites everyone to a community Christmas Carol Sing-Along on Friday, Dec. 15 at 7 p.m. Come and sing all your favorite Christmas carols in the beautifully decorated sanctuary, accompanied by pipe organ, piano, trumpet, and hand bells. You can even try bell ringing yourself! Light refreshments will be served. The church is handicapped-accessible and located in downtown Laconia in Veterans Square, on the corner... Read more

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Ellen M. Peterson, 89

Ellen M. Peterson, 89

BELMONT — Ellen M. Peterson, 89, of Rogers Road, died Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, surrounded by her loving family.Ellen was born April 1, 1928, in Germantown, Pennsylvania, daughter to late Ambrose and Viola (Conlin) McGough. She was a homemaker and spent many years RV traveling with her husband until her health kept her home in 2012. Ellen enjoyed western movies, her “stories” (soap operas), cooking and was notorious for her... Read more

11-12-2017 Hits:36 Obituaries Ginger Kozlowski - avatar Ginger Kozlowski

Calendar of Events

Weekend Calendar 12-9-17

Sunday, December 10 Music Clearlakes Chorale: Handel's Messiah, 2:00 p.m.​, at St. Katharine Drexel Church, Hidden Springs Road in Alton. Clearlakes Chorale presents Handel’s Messiah, with professional soloists and orchestra. For details, see or call 603-544-2267. The Longest Winter: A Christmas Concert and Singalong, 7:00 p.m.​, at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Eastern Slopes, 30 Tamworth Road in Tamworth. Liam Robinson and Jean Rohe go deep into the Christmas repertoire: the mystical, the melancholic, the soulful, the sublime. Suggested... Read more

07-12-2017 Hits:381 Calendar of Events Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen


Jim Hightower - Why we need net neutrality

We're told by politicos, pundits and internet providers themselves that access to the net is crucial to our educational achievement, future prosperity and ability to be self-governing. Yet, while this digital highway is deemed vital to our nation's well-being, access to it is not offered as a public service — i.e., an investment in the common good. Instead, it is treated as just another profit center for a few corporations — so few that selling... Read more

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