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Paul Moynihan thanked as he retires

Paul Moynihan thanked as he retires

By ALANA PERSSON, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — "This is a good man, a model citizen who has brought nothing but professionalism to the city all these years. Paul Moynihan, you have set a high standard as a man and as a member of the Laconia Public Works," said Mayor Ed Engler during the retirement celebration of Moynihan held Thursday at the Belknap Mill.During his 38 years working for the city Public Works Department, Moynihan took... Read more

Letters

The Clinton's ring the hypocrisy bell as loud as its every b…

To The Daily Sun, The Democratic convention has featured speakers shouting deafening-level anger toward big money "influencing" politics. If you listen to these people there is no greater threat to democracy than the Supreme Court decision in Citizens United (CU) that struck down some limits on political speech and opened the flood gates of money. Bernie Sanders went so far as to say CU was one of the worst Supreme Court decisions in the history of our... Read more

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Announcements

Help Laconia design a new city flag

LACONIA — The public will soon be using their artistic skills to help the city of Laconia create a new city flag and one lucky individual could walk away with $500 for their winning design.According to downtown merchant Bree Henderson, a member of the Laconia Flag Redesign Committee, a contest opens Monday and runs through Labor Day for anyone interested in submitting a design for a new city flag for Laconia.Last fall, Henderson told the... Read more

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Obituaries

Anna B. Prete, 77

Anna B. Prete, 77

  Anna B. Prete, 77 LACONIA — Anna B. Prete, 77, of 30 County Drive, died Thursday, June 30, 2016, at Belknap County Nursing Home in Laconia. Anna was a longtime resident of Weirs Beach before moving from Colonia, New Jersey. She was born on Sept. 9, 1938, in Boston, the daughter of the late Oscar and Harriett (Cairns) Hanson. Our Dear Mom loved to play bingo and make crafts with her friends. She enjoyed gardening and decorating for the... Read more

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Calendar of Events

7-31-16 Calendar

4th Annual Youth Bike Fest at Laconia Elks lodge on Sugarbush Lane in Gilford. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For details call 603-387-7522. Belknap County Day free scenic lift rides at Gunstock Mountain Resort in Gilford. 10 a.m. Blue Bash Barbecue with Laconia Democrats at Leavitt Park. 2 to 4 p.m. For details email laconiademocrats@gmail.com. East Sandwich Meetinghouse Annual Meeting. 3 to 4 p.m. For details call 603-284-6800. Farm to table brunch at Moulton Farm in Meredith. 9 a.m... Read more

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Columns

Michael Barone - What's 'Make Amerian One Again' about?

"Make America One Again." That was the stated theme of the last night of the Republican National Convention. In the welter of analysis of Donald Trump's acceptance speech, few have commented on it, but it's worth taking it seriously. Liberal commentators have dwelled repeatedly on Trump's "dark" and "dystopian" view of America. Apparently, you're not supposed to think badly of our nation when we have a black Democratic president. This is mostly just partisan spin. The candidate... Read more

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