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LHS to lose principal

LHS to lose principal

David Bartlett leaving for Concord middle school By RICK GREEN, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — After just one year as principal of Laconia High School, David Bartlett is stepping down to become assistant principal at Rundlett Middle School in Concord. In an email to the staff at the school, Bartlett said the move came after much thought and consideration. "I have greatly appreciated the work we have done together over the last four years," he said in the short... Read more

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Letters

What gives schools right to require conscripted labor for gr…

To The Daily Sun, I recently became aware that Moultonborough and Gilford have community service requirements as a condition for high school graduation. I question the legality of these requirements. Student labor has a cash value. Therefore, these requirements are either a fee or a tax. If it is a fee, the student's parent or guardian is responsible until the student is 18. If it is a tax, there is no mechanism for such a tax. Property taxes... Read more

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Announcements

Indie Rockers Carbon Leaf springs into Plymouth on May 5

Indie Rockers Carbon Leaf springs into Plymouth on May 5

PLYMOUTH — The Flying Monkey Performance Center presents Carbon Leaf on Friday, May 5, at 7:30 p.m. Carbon Leaf is known by legions of loyal fans as DIY indie rockers with energetic live shows. Me & My Brother will open the show. Tickets for this show start at $25.With 23 years together and 12 studio albums, the polish, precision and maturity is palpable in the Virginia-based alt-country indie rock band's sound, which spans from rocky-pop... Read more

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Obituaries

Francis T. Baker Sr., 83

Francis T. Baker Sr., 83

  Francis T. Baker Sr., 83 WINTER HAVEN, Fla. — Francis T. Baker Sr. died peacefully in his sleep on Friday, April 21, 2017. He was born Dec. 29, 1933, in Scituate, Mass. He is survived by the love of his life, Mary Baker; his sons, Butch Baker (daughter-in-law Kathy Baker), Nathaniel Baker and Sage Baker; daughters, Diane Dame, Brenda Ganong, Judi Richard, Bobbi-Jo Baker, Heather Caissey, Mercedes Kosbab and Ashlie Sanchez. He had 19 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. He... Read more

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Calendar of Events

4-25-17 Calendar

Library Events Events at Gilford Public Library: Fiber Friends, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Vacation Movie - "Sing," 2 to 4 p.m.; Beginner Cheese-Making, 5 to 6 p.m.; Nightly Knitters, 6 to 8 p.m.; Talk on History of Hermit Woods Winery, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042. Coffee and Conversation, Belmont Public Library, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. For details call 603-267-8331. Adult Movie Night - "A Man Called Ove... Read more

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Columns

Bob Meade - Your party or your country . . . you choose

I must admit that my tolerance of those on the left who are in a continuing hissy-fit over the election of President Trump is wearing a bit thin. In my lifetime, there has never been an election that has drawn the rancor of even a fraction of the citizenry that has been exhibited since November 9, 2016 . . . and it is continuing. Across the country, a large number of violent protests are taking... Read more

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