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Meredith ponders new library locations

By MICHAEL KITCH, LACONIA DAILY SUN MEREDITH — A week after the Board of Trustees of the Meredith Public Library voted to leave the Benjamin M. Smith Memorial Library, a panel charged with selecting a site Tuesday appeared to question the vote to move to a new location in its report to the Library Planning Committee.The panel wrote "we must be absolutely sure the public approves the abandonment of this historic town facility" and continued, in... Read more


Rep. Herb Vadney & Bob Giuda were guests of the TEA Part…

To The Daily Sun,On Wednesday May 18, the Lakes Region TEA Party was treated to interesting and informative presentations by Bob Giuda, candidate for the N.H. District 2 Senate seat, and Representative Herb Vadney.Bob Giuda talked about what's wrong with government and how to fix it. He discussed many of the obstacles to creating more and better jobs that our N.H. government isn't addressing, e.g., high energy costs, infrastructure problems, some federal government programs and... Read more

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Odd Fellows to Hold Open House

  LACONIA — The Chocorua Lodge 51 of the Odd Fellows will hold an open house this Saturday, May 28, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at its facility at 63 Court St. in Laconia. The purpose, say organizers, is to give the general public an opportunity to become informed about "the mystery and benevolence of this institution." The chapter room will be open for exploration, so the public can see where meetings are conducted. Refreshments and coffee... Read more

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Elise E. Lambert, 91

Elise E. Lambert, 91

  Elise E. Lambert, 91 HOOKSETT — Elise E. Lambert, 91, of Hooksett, died peacefully on May 23, 2016. Elise was born on Sept. 11, 1924, in Hooksett to Rodolphe and Alice (Thibodeau) Duhaime,  one of 13 children. She attended local schools and for several years worked as a seamstress. However, her most precious time was caring for her beloved husband William "Bill" H. Lambert Sr. and their five children. For a period of 20 years Elise and Bill lived... Read more

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Calendar of Events

5-26-16 Calendar

Events at Sanbornton Public Library: Artists' group, 1 p.m.; Yoga, 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Events at Gilford Public Library: Play and learn, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m.; Open painting, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.; Conversational French, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.; Coloring Club, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.; Being Mortal series, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Events at Meredith Public Library: Knotty Knitters, 10 a.m. to noon; Brown bag book group, noon; Lego Time, 3:30 p.m.; Great Gatsby Book Discussion at Moultonborough Public... Read more

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Notable people - Robbie Vachon

Notable people - Robbie Vachon

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Following in his father's footsteps, Robbie Vachon, the son of Scoot and Bethanie Vachon and member of the class of 2012 at Laconia High School, will graduate May 22 from the United States Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering and a commission as a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps. Born at the Marine Air Station at Cherry Point, N.C. where his father Scott was serving, Vachon... Read more

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Froma Harrop - Cure for very expensive cities is moving vans

A funny thing didn't happen on the way to the digital revolution. It failed to empty out the cities. If knowledge workers could communicate from anywhere, the futurists figured, why would they subject themselves to the traffic and noise of urban life? They could easily move their screens to a mountain chalet, beach house or Mediterranean cafe. The opposite happened. Instead of spreading out, many members of the "creative class" scrunched themselves into a handful of... Read more

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