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Narcan use surges across Belknap County

Narcan use surges across Belknap County

Many police stations, including the Laconia station, feature a permanent Prescription Collection Box for use by residents year round. (David Carkhuff/Laconia Daily Sun) Drug Take Back Day aims to put dent in exploding opioid problem By DAVID CARKHUFF/THE LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — Emergency responders in Laconia administered the anti-opioid medication Narcan 28 times in the past four months, including 11 times in April, as the opiate epidemic surged across Belknap County.Naloxone, sold under the brand name Narcan... Read more



Judd Gregg & John Lynch - Why casino gambling would be b…

For more than 40 years New Hampshire Legislatures have debated the merits of legalizing casino gambling, and for 40 years they have rejected it. On May 4, when it next convenes, the New Hampshire House will debate and vote on it once again. Casino gambling would be wrong for New Hampshire. We urge Representatives of both parties to reject it once more. Here's why: First, and most importantly, casino revenue is not the state budget windfall that... Read more

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Gilmanton Women's Club to meet Monday

GILMANTON — The Gilmanton Women's Club will be holding its monthly meeting at the home of Cynthia Wahlstrom, 80 North St., in Gilmanton Iron Works, this coming Monday, May 1. Refreshments will be served at 1:30 p.m. and the meeting will begin at 2 p.m. The Gilmanton Women's Club was formed in 1971 with a mission to raise funds for the benefit of Gilmanton's townspeople, and local organizations. New members are always welcome. Anyone wanting to learn more... Read more

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Lisa H. Kalinoski, 54

Lisa H. Kalinoski, 54

BELMONT — Lisa Helen Kalinoski (Faragi), 54, passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Lakes Region General Hospital on April 26, 2017.Lisa was born on Oct. 10, 1962, in Wakefield, Massachusetts, the daughter of Michael and Carol Faragi (Doucette). Lisa went to school at Greenwood Elementary School in Wakefield, then onto junior high school. After finishing with school, she went to work at Walmart.Lisa enjoyed spending time with her cat, "Zina," doing... Read more

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Calendar of Events

5-1-17 Calendar

Library Events Events at Gilford Public Library: Mahjong, 12:30 to 3 p.m.; Legos, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042. Adult Craft n' Laugh, Belmont Public Library, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. For details call 603-267-8331. Events at Hall Memorial Library, Northfield: Chess Club, 3 to 6 p.m.; Reading Without Walls Challenge, 3 to 4 p.m.; Scrabble for Adults, 6 to 7:30 p.m. For details call 603-286-8971.         Special Community Spring Book Sale, Hall Memorial Library, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m... Read more

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Rep. Robert Fisher - Official statement regarding claims by …

I'm sure many of you have been looking for a response to the allegations that hit the news this week. So I decided to take a little time and address a few very large misquotes and falsehoods that managed to sneak by the Daily Beast's editor (if they have one).Some may be wondering if I plan to step down after uttering such terrible phrases. Some might be thinking, "but wait a second, I know Robbie... Read more

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