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Mayor takes leave

Mayor takes leave

Ed Engler in California for cancer treatment By RICK GREEN, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — Mayor Ed Engler has gone to Southern California for medical treatment of colon cancer and will be away at least a month. He sent an email to City Council members on Friday, notifying them of his plans. “After considering the options available to me at this time I have decided to have the needed surgery at the hospital where my daughter works in Southern... Read more

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Letters

Where do we look for authority?Where is our humanity?

To The Daily Sun, Anger is defined as “ A violent passion of the mind excited by a real or supposed injury; usually accompanied with a propensity to take vengeance, or to obtain satisfaction from the offending party ( imagined or real). This passion however varies in degrees of violence, and in ingenuous minds, may be attended only with a desire to reprove or chide the offender. Anger may be inflamed till it rises to rage... Read more

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Announcements

Old Ways Days to be celebrated Oct. 21 and 22 in Canterbury

Old Ways Days to be celebrated Oct. 21 and 22 in Canterbury

CANTERBURY — Old Ways Days will be marked Oct. 21 and 22 by Dave and Anne Emerson at Old Ways Traditions 418 Shaker Road, Canterbury. Their motto after 10 years is “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” So they’ll have hands-on demos, music and chili. New this year will be authentic flint knapping (flaking flint for arrowheads and cutting tools – it’s very sharp), the oldest craft they’ve had at Old Ways, perhaps the oldest... Read more

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Obituaries

Emily M. Verrill, 77

Emily M. Verrill, 77 NEW HAMPTON — Emily Marion (Greene) Verrill, 77, of New Hampton, passed away on Sept. 16, 2017, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center surrounded by her family. Born on April 3, 1940, she was the daughter of Milton L. and Lillian F. (Merrill) Greene. Emily was a homemaker for many years while her children were growing up. She was later employed by Meredith Steam Laundry, McGuilles Taxi delivering special needs children to and from school, and... Read more

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Calendar of Events

9-28-17 Calendar

Library Events   Events at Laconia Public Library: Preschool Story Time, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.; Preschool Story Time, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. For details call 603-524-4775. Events at Gilford Public Library: Play and Learn Sing-Up, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.​ (must be library cardholder); Home School Game Club, 1:15 to 2:30 p.m.; Teen Tabletoppers, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.; After-School Story Time, 3:15 to 4:15 p.m.​; Conversational French, 4 to 5 p.m.; Banned Book Up-Cycled Art, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m... Read more

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Columns

Michael Barone - House Republicans' frustration may doom the…

The Founding Fathers didn't expect that serving in Congress would be a lifetime career. And for a century, it mostly wasn't. The first election in which more than half the incumbent members of the House of Representatives were re-elected was in 1898. Since then, the majority of House members have been returned in every election except the one in 1932. That's the context in which to weigh the fact that three incumbent Republican representatives who have... Read more

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