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Fire heavily damages cottage at Whispering Pines on Weirs Bo…

Fire heavily damages cottage at Whispering Pines on Weirs Boulevard

By ROGER AMSDEN, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — A summer cottage at the Whispering Pines Condominium on Weirs Boulevard was severely damaged in a Thursday morning fire which was fed by a leaking propane tank.Ed Taylor of North Reading, Massachusetts, said he was opening up the cottage for his daughter, Wendy Richardson of Reading, Massachusetts, who has owned the unit for two years, when the fire broke out."I had turned the furnace on and went outside... Read more


Obama has achieved his dream; America is circling the drain

To The Daily Sun, And the laughs just keep on coming for the Obama/Clinton aficionados. Frank M. Weeks thinks apologizes are in order. I don't think so Frank, if you want someone to apologize for the birther issue, give Hillary a call. It was her PACs that started it all, and that's documented. And the naysayers, oh come on, nearly every thing we on the right said about Obama from 2007 on, Barack himself proved us... Read more

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Gilmanton School names second-trimester honor roll (164)

GILMANTON — Gilmanton School has named its second-trimester honor roll for the 2015-16 school year 6th Grade Honors: Finn Caldon, Tristan Dow, Cassandra Ellis, Isabella Gordon, Alexander Landry, Karina MacLeod, Jaiden McKenna, Tylar McSharry, Marlow Mikulis, Lela Schuler, Maegan Shute, Brianna Skehan, Peyton Vachon, Jasmyn Watt, Jacqueline Wright. High Honors: Elise Archibald, Claire Bartley, Hale Kutuk, Lindsay Shute, Esther Wrobel. 7th Grade Honors: Nathan Baumeister, Callista Carpenter, Autumn Clarke, Grace Denney, Arianna Dussault-Desautels, Gabriellah Gani-Leo, Madison Heyman, Paige... Read more

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Alyce L. Beaule, 71

Alyce L. Beaule, 71

  Alyce L. Beaule, 71 TILTON — Alyce L. (Bilodeau) Beaule, 71, a lifelong resident of Tilton, died Sunday, April 10, 2016, at the Genesis Center in Franklin following a period of failing health. Alyce was born in West Haven, Connecticut, Aug. 6, 1944, daughter of the late, Louis J. Bilodeau Sr. and Beatrice Rose (Bouffard) Bilodeau. She attended Northfield and Tilton schools and graduated from the Tilton-Northfield High School. She then attended a two-year business college. For many years... Read more

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Calendar of Events

4-29-16 Calendar

Children's Storytime at Minot-Sleeper Library in Bristol. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. For details call 603-744-3352. Events at Gilford Public Library: Social bridge, 10:30 to 12:30 p.m.; Knit Wits, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.; Conversational German, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Events at Hall Memorial Library in Northfield: Games week, 2 to 3:30 p.m.; Sit & Knit, 2 p.m. Events at Laconia Public Library: Movies & more for kids, 3:45 p.m. Painting Wine Glasses at Moultonborough Public Library. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30... Read more

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Local businesses help support Veterans Count Program

LACONIA — Veterans Count was conceived in 2007 when Easter Seals' board member, Mike Salter, sought to bring comprehensive, emergency aid to veterans and their families whose quality of life was significantly impacted by deployment to war zones. A veteran of the U.S. Army Special Forces, Salter and the Easter Seals NH President and CEO Larry Gammon approached the NH Joint Force Headquarters (NH National Guard), at that time commanded by Laconia native Major General Kenneth... Read more

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Pat Buchanan -America won't survive the death of God

In a recent column Dennis Prager made an acute observation. "The vast majority of leading conservative writers ... have a secular outlook on life. ... They are unaware of the disaster that godlessness in the West has led to." These secular conservatives may think that "America can survive the death of God and religion," writes Prager, but they are wrong. And, indeed, the last half-century seems to bear him out. A people's religion, their faith, creates their culture... Read more

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