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Shots fired during Belmont traffic stop

By BEA LEWIS, for THE LACONIA DAILY SUN BELMONT — A Belmont police officer fired shots at a car being driven by a wanted man as he feared he was about to be run down Friday.The unidentified officer suffered minor injuries and authorities are searching for the suspect identified as Hayden A. Moon 24, whose last known address was 22 White Rock Circle in Tilton.The incident began about 1:30 Friday morning when the officer approached Moon's... Read more


You would rather elect a man who will destroy our way of lif…

To The Daily Sun, The lunacy just never ends. The misogynist nonsense continues to spew forth from Don Ewing and Russ Wiles. You see, in their minds, the right can do no wrong. But the left, OMG, the left are enemies of all that is good and holy. We are out to destroy the country and purposely make people poor. "An assault on the very existence of our constitutional republic," wrote Wiles. Hogwash. And speaking of holy... Read more

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Antique appraisal day planned for Nov. 5 in Laconia

Antique appraisal day planned for Nov. 5 in Laconia

  LACONIA – Laconia Historical and Museum Society will host an Antiques Appraisal Day, Saturday, Nov. 5, from 1-4 p.m., at the Laconia Antiques Center. Expert appraisers, Doug McGowan, Linc Fournier and Greg Peverly will be available to offer their expertise and verbal estimations of value. "Much like the Antique Road Show we are all so familiar with, participants bring in their items to be appraised and our group of talented appraisers use the 'learn' approach to determine... Read more

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Ralph A. Melvin Jr., 92

Ralph A. Melvin Jr., 92

MANCHESTER — Ralph A. Melvin, Jr., 92, of Paoli, Pennsylvania, formerly of Lynn, Massachusetts, and Manchester, New Hampshire, passed away on Oct. 5, 2016.Ralph was born April 24, 1924, and graduated from Central High School in Manchester. After attending Northeastern University, Boston, for one year, he enlisted in the Air Force during World War II. He was a pilot of a B-24 Liberator. After completing the required number of bombing missions over Italy and Germany... Read more

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Calendar of Events

10-30-16 Calendar

  Live Music - Dan Carter Plays for Sunday Brunch, Schuster's Steakhouse and Tavern, Gunstock Inn, Gilford, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.​ For details call 603-293-2021.       Bingo, Franklin Lodge of Elks, 2 to 4:30 p.m. For details email Read more

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Lakes Region Profiles — A matter of conversation

by Mary O'Neill Sales Associate at Roche Realty Group   Experts love to advise people as to what does or does not constitute appropriate conversation at social gatherings. According to the Huffington Post, "safe" topics include "new restaurants, hobbies, movies, mutual friends, and sports" (Grotts, Huffington Post). It is a mystery as to why little known history of the Lakes Region is not included in this list since who wouldn't want to hear a legend or two about... Read more

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