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Boys & Girls Club celebrates ‘forever home’

Boys & Girls Club celebrates ‘forever home’

By MICHAEL KITCH, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — The Boys and Girls Club of the Lakes Region this week celebrated an odyssey that began in the basement of the Laconia Community Center in 1999 and through the efforts of volunteers and generosity of donors ended in 2014 at St, James Episcopal Church, where Scott Knowles, chairman of the advisory committee, said “we have our forever home and the kids have their forever home as well.”Al Posnack... Read more


Join us for annual membership meeting of Belknap Mill Societ…

To The Daily Sun, The Belknap Mill Society invites the public to the 2017 Annual Membership Meeting on Feb. 22, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. This meeting will be held in the Rose Chertok Gallery on the third floor of the Belknap Mill in the heart of downtown Laconia. In accordance with the Belknap Mill Society bylaws, the annual meeting serves the purpose of reviewing the affairs of the society, electing directors and transacting other business that... Read more

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Local cadets take first in state in CyberPatriot competition

Local cadets take first in state in CyberPatriot competition

LACONIA — A team of cadets from the Hawk Composite Squadron of the New Hampshire Wing of the Civil Air Patrol recently achieved their best performance ever in the ninth season of CyberPatriot – the National Youth Cyber Defense Competition. Established by the Air Force Association, the CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber Education Program was created to excite, educate, and motivate students toward careers in cyber security and other science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines critical... Read more

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John M. Albison Jr., 77

John M. Albison Jr., 77

  John M. Albison Jr., 77 LACONIA — John M. Albison Jr., 77, of 30 County Drive, died on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, at the Belknap County Nursing Home. John was born in Augusta, Maine, on Feb. 28, 1939, the son of Helen (Webber) and John M. Albison Sr. He attended the Farmington State College in Farmington, Maine, where he received his master's degree. John worked for many years as a teacher. After teaching John started working in the... Read more

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Calendar of Events

2-21-17 Calendar

  Teen Movie - Suicide Squad, Laconia Public Library, 3 p.m. For details call 603-524-4775. Events at Gilford Public Library: Teddy Bear Tea Party; Fiber Friends, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Makerspace: Sled Derby, 3:15 to 4:30 p.m.; Nightly Knitting, 6 to 8 p.m.​ For details call 603-524-6042. Fiber Arts, Sanbornton Public Library, 10 a.m. to noon​. For details call 603-286-8288. Events at Gilman Library, Alton: Knitter's Group, 11 a.m. to 1... Read more

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Froma Harrop - What is Trump most afraid of

Why does President Trump rush off weekend after weekend to his Mar-a-Lago palazzo in Florida? Because Mar-a-Lago is totally under his control. There he can play the prince, favoring a wedding party with a cameo or entertaining the Japanese prime minister in lavish Palm Beach style. Why does he also spend so much time in Trump Tower, his flashy Manhattan spread, when he has the gracious White House at his disposal? Because everyone there is his... Read more

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