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Car slides off Bay Road in Sanbornton

Car slides off Bay Road in Sanbornton

SANBORNTON — A local woman escaped injury Monday morning when her car slid off the Bay Road at 10:30 a.m. and nearly landed in a nearby brook. Police Chief Steve Hankard said slippery roads from Monday's snow made the "S" turns on Bay Road very slippery. Hankard said the department was very lucky that the car didn't go into the water and was stopped by some trees. He said they closed Bay Road for about 30 minutes while... Read more

Letters

Gerald Guest (12-5) 133 CHRISTMAS VILLAGE

To The Daily Sun, We are indeed fortunate in this area to have hardworking, dedicated people who give their time each year to set up and participate in Laconia's Christmas Village. Our special thanks to you all. Some have said that there may be some Bolduc's involved. However, when we visited on Sunday with our granddaughter, Ella, we saw only, "Tinsel" and "Twinkle", "Mistletoe", and many more wonderful elves who greeted Ella. She loved the elves... Read more

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Announcements

Dine at Tilton Uno's on Dec. 8 to help support Lakes Region…

TILTON — Lakes Region Girls softball will be hosting a fundraiser at Tilton Uno's on Thursday, Dec 8. This is an all-day fundraising for take-out or dining in. Patrons need just mention LRGS and the league will receive a percentage of sales totals at the end of the night. Please contact Amanda Hatch with any questions at 603-520-0809.Lakes Region Girls Softball is a Babe Ruth organization that offers the opportunity to play softball to girls... Read more

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Obituaries

Thomas P. Sellew, 62

Thomas P. Sellew, 62

LOCHMERE — Thomas P. Sellew, 62, passed away peacefully after a long and courageous battle with COPD and lung cancer. He was born on March 21, 1954, the adopted son of the late Philip G. and Sara A. (MacDonald) Sellew of Natick, Massachusetts; and the biological son (nee Eamon Dennis Keyes) of the late Monsignor David Montaigne and Elinor Keyes both from Brighton, Massachusetts. Tommy, to those who knew him, had an imposing presence, a larger-than-life... Read more

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Calendar of Events

12-6-16 Calendar

Events at Laconia Public Library: Bee Bots, 3:30 p.m.; Adult Book Discussion, 7 p.m. Events at Gordon-Nash Library in New Hampton: Piyo, 9 a.m.; Free meditation, 6 p.m.; Evening yoga, 7 p.m. Fiber Arts at Sanbornton Public Library. 10 a.m. Events at Gilford Public Library: Toddler time, 10:30 to 11 a.m.; Social bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Story time, 11:30 a.m. to noon; Fiber friends, 10 :30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Nightly knitting, 6 p.m.; Slavery and... Read more

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Columns

Bob Meade - Turning 'old white men' into a pejorative

It is interesting to read and listen to comments, primarily from those with a left-leaning political bent, as they hurl invectives at those with a different political view. Apparently the hurlers of those invectives have no argument of substance that they can make so they resort to name-calling. Among some of the most used during the political season have been, racist, misogynist, xenophobic, and, as noted above, they are adding in, "old white men." Of... Read more

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