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City police arrest 16 in two-day drug raid

LACONIA — Police arrested 16 men and women Monday and Tuesday in a drug raid that sought 39 people.Police Chief Matt Canfield said many of those sought are hard to find.“There’s been kind of a paradigm shift in drug dealing,” he said. “We’re seeing a lot more user-dealers. They are selling to feed their habit. Those type of people are a lot more transient. Usually we have intel that we can find them at a... Read more



Gilford board is out of its mind to sanction a football team

To THe Daily Sun, I just took my walk by the field where Gilford football is practicing, and I gave thanks that my adult sons were, like their dad, total wimps. We would practice the family war cry, "Not in the face! Not in the face!" This isn't the place to question any family's participation in that program, but it is appropriate to ask the Gilford School Board, "ARE YOU NUTS?" What are you thinking to sponsor... Read more

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Taylor Playreaders present 'Forever Yours' Oct. 30

LACONIA — For a fun-filled afternoon, come experience the Taylor Playreaders as they present a one-act comedy titled “Forever Yours” ON Monday, Oct. 30, at 2 p.m. in the Taylor Community’s Woodside Building. The event is free and open to the public. The play opens in a funeral parlor after Emery Glass’s death at age 65. His active life included eight marriages, all of which ended with his wives divorcing him. The marriages lasted between four... Read more

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George P. Hachey Sr., 78

George P. Hachey Sr., 78

  George P. Hachey Sr., 78 GILFORD — George P. Hachey Sr., fondly known as "Uncle George" to his family and many friends, age 78, of Gilford, and formerly of Burlington, Massachusetts, and Wilmington, Massachusetts, died peacefully with his family at his side on Oct. 14, 2017. George was born in Winthrop, Massachusetts, on Aug. 16, 1939. He was the dear son of the late Augustus and Louise (Slack) Hachey. George was raised and educated in Somerville, Massachusetts... Read more

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Calendar of Events

10-20-17 Calendar

Library Events   Lego Club, Laconia Public Library, 3:30 to 5 p.m. For details call 603-524-4775. Events at Gilford Public Library: Preschool Story Time Sign-Up, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Knit Wits, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.​; Conversational German, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. For details 603-524-6042. Book Group, Belmont Public Library, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. For details call 603-267-8331. Tot Time Reading Circle, Meredith Public Library, 10 to 11 a.m. For details call 603-279-4303. Events at... Read more

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Pat Buchanan - Is war with Iran now inevitable?

With his declaration Friday that the Iran nuclear deal is not in the national interest, President Donald Trump may have put us on the road to war with Iran. Indeed, it is easier to see the collisions that are coming than to see how we get off this road before the shooting starts. After "de-certifying" the nuclear agreement, signed by all five permanent members of the Security Council, Trump gave Congress 60 days to reimpose the sanctions... Read more

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