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Children's Auction underway, more biddable items needed

Children's Auction underway, more biddable items needed

By ROGER AMSDEN, for THE LACONIA DAILY SUN GILFORD — The Greater Lakes Region Children's Auction got underway Tuesday at a new location, Pheasant Ridge Golf Club in Gilford, and the volunteers who are the heart and soul of the auction say they're pleased with their new home."We're off to a good start. It's been a good first day for us and everyone seems to like the new location," said Sandra Marshall, co-chair of the Children's... Read more

Letters

GHS Class of 2017 very grateful for support of Holiday Craf…

To The Daily Sun, The Gilford High School Class of 2017 just had its annual fundraiser, the GHS Holiday Craft Fair and it was a rousing success! There are so many to thank for their support. Mother Nature certainly complied with a beautiful sunny day! The Gilford School District facilities staff, as always, did a great job helping with and supporting the students in the set up and break down of the electrical needs and tarping... Read more

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Announcements

Dine at Tilton Uno's on Dec. 8 to help support Lakes Region…

TILTON — Lakes Region Girls softball will be hosting a fundraiser at Tilton Uno's on Thursday, Dec 8. This is an all-day fundraising for take-out or dining in. Patrons need just mention LRGS and the league will receive a percentage of sales totals at the end of the night. Please contact Amanda Hatch with any questions at 603-520-0809.Lakes Region Girls Softball is a Babe Ruth organization that offers the opportunity to play softball to girls... Read more

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Obituaries

Thomas P. Sellew, 62

Thomas P. Sellew, 62

LOCHMERE — Thomas P. Sellew, 62, passed away peacefully after a long and courageous battle with COPD and lung cancer. He was born on March 21, 1954, the adopted son of the late Philip G. and Sara A. (MacDonald) Sellew of Natick, Massachusetts; and the biological son (nee Eamon Dennis Keyes) of the late Monsignor David Montaigne and Elinor Keyes both from Brighton, Massachusetts. Tommy, to those who knew him, had an imposing presence, a larger-than-life... Read more

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Calendar of Events

12-6-16 Calendar

Events at Laconia Public Library: Bee Bots, 3:30 p.m.; Adult Book Discussion, 7 p.m. Events at Gordon-Nash Library in New Hampton: Piyo, 9 a.m.; Free meditation, 6 p.m.; Evening yoga, 7 p.m. Fiber Arts at Sanbornton Public Library. 10 a.m. Events at Gilford Public Library: Toddler time, 10:30 to 11 a.m.; Social bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Story time, 11:30 a.m. to noon; Fiber friends, 10 :30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Nightly knitting, 6 p.m.; Slavery and... Read more

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Columns

Bob Meade - Turning 'old white men' into a pejorative

It is interesting to read and listen to comments, primarily from those with a left-leaning political bent, as they hurl invectives at those with a different political view. Apparently the hurlers of those invectives have no argument of substance that they can make so they resort to name-calling. Among some of the most used during the political season have been, racist, misogynist, xenophobic, and, as noted above, they are adding in, "old white men." Of... Read more

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