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Fire on Belvedere Street displaces four

Fire on Belvedere Street displaces four

By MICHAEL KITCH, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — Fire that swept through the apartment on the first floor of a two-story building at 38 Belvedere St. around 1:20 p.m. Thursday displaced a family of four from their unit on the upper story. The woman living upstairs with her partner and two teenagers said she saw smoke rising through the baseboard heaters in her apartment , encountered heavier smoke when she went downstairs, and immediately called 911. Deputy Fire... Read more


We deeply appreciate the professional care provided to 'Moe…

To The Daily Sun, On Oct. 19 a very special man in our hearts passed from this world to the next. Our family would like to express its deepest gratitude to the entire staff of LRGH for his comfort and care; also to the staff of Genesis and Belknap County Home during his short stays. His was a long, hard journey as he fought to stay with us. We deeply appreciate the professional care provided to him and the... Read more

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Laconia Adult Ed offers line dancing classes

LACONIA — Laconia Adult Education is offering six weeks of line dancing starting Nov. 3. Classes will be led by George Maloof in the Laconia High School cafeteria from 6:30-7:30 p.m. The cost for this class is $40 and pre-registration is required. For more information on this opportunity and to register, contact the Laconia Adult Education office at 524-5712. Read more

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Ralph A. Melvin Jr., 92

Ralph A. Melvin Jr., 92

MANCHESTER — Ralph A. Melvin, Jr., 92, of Paoli, Pennsylvania, formerly of Lynn, Massachusetts, and Manchester, New Hampshire, passed away on Oct. 5, 2016.Ralph was born April 24, 1924, and graduated from Central High School in Manchester. After attending Northeastern University, Boston, for one year, he enlisted in the Air Force during World War II. He was a pilot of a B-24 Liberator. After completing the required number of bombing missions over Italy and Germany... Read more

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Calendar of Events

10-30-16 Calendar

  Live Music - Dan Carter Plays for Sunday Brunch, Schuster's Steakhouse and Tavern, Gunstock Inn, Gilford, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.​ For details call 603-293-2021.       Bingo, Franklin Lodge of Elks, 2 to 4:30 p.m. For details email Read more

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Lakes Region Hiking — A haunting hike to Devil's Den Mountai…

Lakes Region Hiking — A haunting hike to Devil's Den Mountain

Gordon climbing down into the upper room of cave   By Gordon DuBois I was perusing though our family library, looking for A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold, when I came across an interesting book entitled Haunted Hikes of New Hampshire. It was tucked away in a corner of the bookcase and I had forgotten that my son Matthew had given me this book as a Christmas present back in 2009. Written by Marianne O'Connor, educator... Read more

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