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Drive-In archeology

Drive-In archeology

The Native American statue over Endicott Rock looks out over the Weirs Channel on Friday. (Alan MacRae for The Laconia Daily Sun) Weirs Drive-in site is one of best in state for archeological study By RICK GREEN, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — A look at the deserted Weirs Drive-In Theatre on a sunny afternoon reveals an expanse of cracked blacktop, four movie screens, an aging snack bar, boats stored along the periphery and the blue water of Lake... Read more

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Letters

Americans must support Presdient Trump in effort to prosper

To The Daily Sun, While I would argue some of his points, I agree with the main point in Alan Vervaeke’s Sept. 19 column titled “The Gravy Train is for my dogs”: America’s welfare system needs a lot of fixing. The fixes need to ensure that people who are truly incapable of caring for themselves are cared for while capable people have the opportunities and incentives to support themselves. Vervaeke expresses this view, perhaps a little harshly... Read more

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Announcements

Altrusa Club to benefit from Meredith Craft Fair this weeken…

MEREDITH — The scenic Mill Falls Marketplace in Meredith will come alive with color, flavor and music for the 19th annual Autumn Craft Festival on the Lake on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 30, and Oct. 1. Over 75 juried craftsmen and artisans will display and sell their American-made arts and crafts including folk art, country wood crafts, fine art wood inlay, fleece, lamps, children's clothing, nature photography, beaded scarves, cribbage boards, handmade soaps, table runners, flame... Read more

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Obituaries

Neil A. Golden, 72

Neil A. Golden, 72

  BELMONT — Neil A. Golden of Belmont passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, surrounded by his loved ones.Neil was born on April 14, 1945, in Waltham, Massachusetts. He was raised in Waltham and was a Class of 1963 graduate from Waltham High School.Neil enjoyed an eclectic career that ranged from porcelain tub refinishing to refurbishing antiques. He was also a numbers runner, a nurses aide, and ultimately retired after more than a decade... Read more

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Calendar of Events

9-27-17 Calendar

Library Events   Events at Laconia Public Library: Preschool Story Time, 10 to 11 a.m.; Adult Board Game Night, 6 to 7 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, 10 a.m. to noon. For details call 603-524-6042. Events at Belmont Public Library: Story Time, Belmont Public Library, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Explore Creativity, 5 to 6 p.m. For details call 603-267-8331. Whimsical Tales, Meredith Public Library, 10... Read more

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Columns

Michael Barone - House Republicans' frustration may doom the…

The Founding Fathers didn't expect that serving in Congress would be a lifetime career. And for a century, it mostly wasn't. The first election in which more than half the incumbent members of the House of Representatives were re-elected was in 1898. Since then, the majority of House members have been returned in every election except the one in 1932. That's the context in which to weigh the fact that three incumbent Republican representatives who have... Read more

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