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Snowshoeing blind – and loving it

Snowshoeing blind – and loving it

Members of "Youth Adventures," a program by the New Hampshire Association for the Blind, enjoy an outing at Gunstock Mountain Resort. (Courtesy photo) Gunstock outing christens ‘Youth Adventures’ series for visually impaired By DAVID CARKHUFF/THE LACONIA DAILY SUN GILFORD — Young people with visual impairments could feel the cold, crisp air and hear the rustling of nature as members of "Youth Adventures" strapped on snowshoes and ventured down the Nordic trails at Gunstock Mountain Resort last weekend.This outing... Read more


Thank you for the compassion you visit on Christine & ou…

To The Daily Sun, I'm writing to express my deepest gratitude to all citizens of state Senate District 2 who have offered prayers and support since my beloved Christine was stricken on Jan. 18. For those many who have sent cards, cooked meals for us, cared for our pets, plowed our driveway, helped with groceries, and babysat our home, please know that you have greatly eased the difficulties we faced early on. It is at times... Read more

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JV champs

JV champs

The JV Gilford girls basketball team won the Division III championship this past weekend against Inter-Lakes 51-45. From bottom left are Maddison Rector, Kyla Mercier, Kolbi Plante, Jaylin Tully, Gwen Knipping, Shelby Cole, Karly Sanborn and Laurel Normandin. From top left are Coach Abare, Abigail O'Conner, Colby Butterfield, Hannah Perkins, Alusha Burton, Abigail Warren, Reagan Mcintire and Elena Uicker. (Courtesy photo) Read more

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Hannah V. Cimon, 23

Hannah V. Cimon, 23

  Hannah V. Cimon, 23 LACONIA — Hannah Victoria Cimon, our daughter, sister, granddaughter, aunt, niece and friend is finally at peace. Hannah took her own life in Tampa, Florida, on Feb. 16, 2017. She was 23 years old. Hannah was born on Jan. 29, 1994, in Laconia, with a smile that lit up the room. She started dancing at a young age and completed 15 years with Frates Dance Studio. Hannah was a 2012 graduate of Laconia High... Read more

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Calendar of Events

2-23-17 Calendar

Events at Laconia Public Library: Preschool Story Time, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. and 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Purl Jam, Laconia Public Library, 2 to 3 p.m. For details call 603-524-4775. Events at Gilford Public Library: Homeschool Game Club, 1:15 to 2:30 p.m.; Magic the Gathering Club, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.; Conversational French, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.; Mystery Book Group, Gilford Public Library, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.; Foreign Movie Night, 7 to 9 p.m.​ For details call... Read more

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Pat Buchanan - Anti-Putin paranoia here is astonishing

Among the reasons Donald Trump is president is that he read the nation and the world better than his rivals. He saw the surging power of American nationalism at home, and of ethnonationalism in Europe. And he embraced Brexit. While our bipartisan establishment worships diversity, Trump saw Middle America recoiling from the demographic change brought about by Third World invasions. And he promised to curb them. While our corporatists burn incense at the shrine of the global economy... Read more

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