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Inter-Lakes Top Ten high schoolers set their sights on succe…

Inter-Lakes Top Ten high schoolers set their sights on success

By MICHAEL KITCH, LACONIA DAILY SUN MEREDITH— The top ten graduates of Inter-Lakes High School, divided evenly between men and women, are all bound for college knowing what academic path they intend to follow and most with the career they seek to pursue in sight. Only Tyler Taggett, who will study mechanical engineering at the University of New Hampshire, has chosen to further his education in the state. And Taggett also stands out in another respect as... Read more


Census data:52% of illegal immigrants get welfare benefits

To The Daily Sun, E. Scott Cracraft again exhibits all the mental acuity of Elmer Fudd, when one reads, with a discerning eye, his latest column filled with patronizing folderol and little of substance. The man once again defies the laws of common sense and rational thought with one particular comment. There were many comments that lacked lucidity, but let me focus on one which is causing great damage to this sovereign nation. A nation, he probably... Read more

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Eastern Star’s bean suppers raise funds for charities

HOLDERNESS — Ellacoya Chapter #43, Order of the Eastern Star, will hold its monthly bean supper on June 4 at the Squam Valley Masonic Chapter building located on Route 3/25 at the Center Harbor/Holderness town line. Baked beams and ham are featured, with a variety of casseroles, meatballs, pea soup, salads and homemade pies to complete the meal. Tickets are available at the door beginning at 4:15 p.m. Cost is $8 for adults and $3... Read more

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Patricia Carnegie Merrill, 91

Patricia Carnegie Merrill, 91 BRENTWOOD — Patricia Carnegie Merrill died at peace in Brentwood, on Monday, Feb. 22, 2016, at the age of 91. Patricia was born in Ohio on Jan. 2, 1925, to Arlene and Andrew Carnegie, the middle of three children. She graduated from the University of Michigan in 1947 with a degree in medical technology. When Patricia came to Exeter in 1947 with her friend Dorothy Immler, little did she know that her siblings, Nancy... Read more

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Calendar of Events

5-30-16 Calendar

Belmont Memorial Day parade begins at Belmont Public Library. 1 p.m. Laconia Memorial Day parade begins at 10 a.m. at Wyatt Park. Alton Memorial Day observances begin at 10 a.m. in Monument Square on Main Street. Bristol Memorial Day parade begins at 9:30 a.m. from the Freudenberg parking lot. Center Harbor Memorial Day parade begins at noon at Chase Circle. Gilford Memorial Day parade begins at 10 a.m. at Gilford Community Church. Groton Memorial Day remembrance program will be held at... Read more

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Notable people - Robbie Vachon

Notable people - Robbie Vachon

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Following in his father's footsteps, Robbie Vachon, the son of Scoot and Bethanie Vachon and member of the class of 2012 at Laconia High School, will graduate May 22 from the United States Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering and a commission as a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps. Born at the Marine Air Station at Cherry Point, N.C. where his father Scott was serving, Vachon... Read more

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Lakes Region Profiles — A former summer camp transforms into…

by Frank Roche President, Roche Realty Group Like so many boys' and girls' camps in New Hampshire's Lakes Region, Camp Waldron operated successfully for many years, offering the campers great memories that have lasted a lifetime. This week let's take a look at what this former camp has morphed into today. Waldron Bay, on Lake Winnisquam in Meredith, is sort of a hidden secret, compared to many of the other lake access communities that have stronger road... Read more

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