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Assailant caught

Man wounded during flight from choking incident in Belmont By THOMAS P. CALDWELL, LACONIA DAILY SUN BELMONT — A 21-year-old Gilford man is facing a Class B felony charge of second-degree assault and a Class A misdemeanor assault charge after allegedly choking a woman and fleeing when an armed neighbor intervened.Police say the incident began shortly before 6 a.m. Friday when Izaiah J. Conway allegedly struck a Belmont woman several times with a baton at her residence... Read more

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Your response to Trump' tax relief is important; are you goi…

To The Daily Sun, Your response to Trump’s tax break will be remembered. What did you say when President Donald Trump rolled back your taxes? What did you say when the president of the United States followed that comment by saying “I’d rather see you keep more of your own money? Whether now or in the future, you will be asked this question: What did you say? Did you tell your friends and coworkers your version of the “I... Read more

14-01-2018 Hits:168 Letters Edward Engler - avatar Edward Engler


Boston Comedy Allstars perform Saturday as police benefit

LACONIA — The Boston Comedy Allstars will perform this Saturday, Jan. 20, at the Margate Resort, as a benefit for the Laconia Police Officers Association. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8. Tickets are available at the door. There will be a cash br and an ATM on site. Read more

15-01-2018 Hits:18 Community Announcements Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen


Jason M. McDermott, 48

NEW HAMPTON — Jason M. McDermott, 48, died at his home on Jan. 12, 2018, following a sudden illness. Born in Laconia on Nov. 22, 1969, he was the son of Joseph F. and Joyce (Cutter) McDermott. He was a lifelong New Hampton resident. He attended the New Hampton Community School and Newfound High School. Jason was self employed as a roofer and carpenter. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening. He was predeceased by his father... Read more

16-01-2018 Hits:7 Obituaries Ginger Kozlowski - avatar Ginger Kozlowski

Calendar of Events

1-17-18 Calendar

Library Events Events at Laconia Public Library: Preschool Story Time (Birth to Age 6), Laconia Public Library, 10 to 11 a.m.; Teen Maker Project: Lava Lamp, 2:30 to 4 p.m. For details call 603-524-4775.Events at Gilford Public Library: Line Dancing, 9 to 10:30 a.m.; Check Out an Expert, Gilford Public Library, 10 a.m. to noon; Art(ists) Alive!, 3:30 to 5 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042.Events at Belmont Public Library: Story Time, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Explore... Read more

15-01-2018 Hits:137 Calendar of Events Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen


Susan Estrich - Federalism anyone?

For most of the 20th century, "federalism" was the cry of conservatives battling growing federal power that came, constitutionally at least, at the expense of the states. So their response to Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal was not that children should work endless hours in unsafe conditions but that the federal government had no business legislating programs and laws to end child labor and establish minimum standards for work, labor and hour regulation and the... Read more

11-01-2018 Hits:358 Columns Edward Engler - avatar Edward Engler