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Teacher died in Alton crash Friday

By MICHAEL KITCH, LACONIA DAILY SUN ALTON — A collision on Route 28 near Stagecoach Road around 2:30 p.m. on Friday, when the highway was covered with snow, took the life of a local woman driving one vehicle and injured the driver and two passengers in the other. Kathy Kenny, 52, of Alton, a wife and mother of two who was a longtime para-educator at Kingswood Middle School, was taken to Huggins Hospital in Wolfeboro by Stewart's... Read more


Lawmakers personal agendas & posturing will be damaging …

To The Daily Sun, Wow, what a sad vote for our county. The delegation has set us back some 25 years with their recent vote on the budget. It is very evidence that many of our elected representatives do not understand, let alone value, the significant work and impact of the outside agencies. Sadly, too many individuals run for office because they are so intent on "fixing Concord or the system" and not enhancing. I am... Read more

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Meredith Historical Society to tour Remick Museum

TAMWORTH — The Meredith Historical Society begins its 2017 season with a visit to Tamworth's Remick Museum on Tuesday, April 4. For the $5 entry fee, participants will enjoy a walk back in time and see life lived by an important family in this small village. Following the tour space will be available at the facility to enjoy a bag lunch. Remick family members occupied the home from 1808 until 1993 and the building is on... Read more

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Karen L.B. Lanigan, 57

Karen L.B. Lanigan, 57

GILFORD — Karen Lynn Barron Lanigan, 57, a.k.a. Nana and Mom, passed at the late hours of Saturday, March 25, 2017, unexpectedly, due to health complications, in her home in Gilford. By her side was Edward Lanigan, husband of 34 years. She is survived by her three sons, Lucas, Eric and Nicholas Lanigan, and five grandchildren (whom she adored and loved so much) Camilo, Alexander, Simon, Santiago and Avianna. Our mother was born Nov. 21, 1959, in... Read more

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Calendar of Events

3-28-17 Calendar

Library Events Events at Gilford Public Library: Toddler Story Time, 10 to 11:45 a.m.; Fiber Friends, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Preschool Story Time, 11:15 to 11:45 a.m.; Makerspace - Knitting, 3:15 to 4:30 p.m.; The Basics of Tea, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042. Events at Gilman Library, Alton: Knitter's Group, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Granny Apple Preschool Story Time, 1:45 to 2:30 p.m. For details... Read more

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Bob Meade - Creating distrust . . . ceding liberty

Ever since the election, we have been bombarded with information from the president and his staff, and from his detractors . . . those who seem willing to risk our republic to see him gone. While the president has been working overtime to take steps necessary to fulfill his campaign promises, those on the left have been working in every way possible to delay and obstruct him.We hear rumblings of a "shadow" government designed to... Read more

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