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‘Cereal heroes’

‘Cereal heroes’

Niko Condodemetraky, Kyle Wilk and Lex Condodemetraky shovel a driveway on Edgewater Avenue in Laconia, one of more than a dozen driveways they cleared yesterday to raise funds for food donations. (Adam Drapcho/Laconia Daily Sun) Enterprising boys shovel to help the hungry By ADAM DRAPCHO, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — A week before Christmas, when they heard that the Salvation Army food pantry was running low on cereal, friends Kyle Wilk and Landen Brothers, and Landen’s mother, Elizabeth... Read more

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Gilmanton has a well-trained, compassionate police departmen…

To The Daily Sun, It is always important to face our days with empathy, compassion and a grateful heart. In that spirit, I would ask that you join me in pausing to reflect on the job that first responders do and the value that they contribute to many of our rural communities. I have lived in Gilmanton, as my parents and grandparents did, for many years. Both the local fire and police departments are tasked with serving... Read more

16-01-2018 Hits:647 Letters Edward Engler - avatar Edward Engler


Celebrity Bartender fundraiser breaks record

Celebrity Bartender fundraiser breaks record

Despite below-zero temperatures with 25 mph winds, there was a full house for the Celebrity Bartender Fundraiser event at Faro Italian Grille. To date, this event has raised over $21,000. John Ganong thanked Funspot, The Broken Spoke, Winner’s Circle Auto Sales, The Crazy Gringo, Kitchen Encounters, RTT Construction and my comrades at Roche Realty Group for the generous donations to this great cause. He also thanked Dr. DeNofrio for all that he has done for... Read more

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Ruby B. Hurll, 100

  Ruby B. Hurll, 100 BELMONT — Ruby Boyden Hurll, a resident of Belmont, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, Dec. 23, with family by her side. Ruby was born Oct. 16, 1917, in Canon, Vermont, to William and Bertrode (Russell) Rowell, the eldest of three daughters, and was raised during the Great Depression, learning the value of honesty, hard work and giving unto others, characteristics which shaped how she lived her life. She graduated from Groveton High... Read more

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Calendar of Events

1-20-18 Calendar

Library Events   Drop-in Saturday Craft: Coffee Filter Butterflies, Laconia Public Library, 10 a.m. to noon. For details call 603-524-4775. Simple STEM: Marshmallow Towers, Belmont Public Library, 10 a.m. to noon. For details call 603-267-8331. Snowman Saturday, Meredith Public Library, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For details call 603-279-4303.             Music   Swing Dance with the Tall Granite Big Band, Pitman's Freight Room, 94 New Salem St., Laconia, 7 p.m. For details call 603-527-0043. Tribute to The Rolling Stones, Patrick's Pub & Eatery, Gilford... Read more

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Pat Buchanan - Trump's immigration stance as old as our Repu…

President Trump "said things which were hate-filled, vile and racist. ... I cannot believe ... any president has ever spoken the words that I ... heard our president speak yesterday." So wailed Sen. Dick Durbin after departing the White House. And what caused the minority leader to almost faint dead away? Trump called Haiti a "s***hole country," said Durbin, and then asked why we don't have more immigrants from neat places "like Norway." With that, there erupted one of... Read more

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