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Pathway to health

Pathway to health

While the pupils were enjoying their spring vacation this week, a paving crew from GMI Asphalt was busy this week ringing the playing field at Pleasant Street School with an asphalt walking path in time for their return. With the inspiration of the first-grade pupils and the generosity of GMI Asphalt, the path will enable the students to sustain their commitment to regular exercise and sound nutrition that earned the school the title of healthiest... Read more


Pleae abide by the fertilizer ordinances protecting our lake…

To The Daily Sun, The Moultonborough Milfoil Committee has removed more than 50,000 gallons of invasive variable milfoil from Lake Winnipesaukee over the last five years, vastly improving the lake experience in the affected areas. However, in 2015, we received several reports from citizens concerned about weeds in areas of the lake where weeds have not been found before. In many cases, these weeds have been identified to be native plants. The state of New Hampshire prohibits... Read more

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Golden View celebrating national nursing home week

MEREDITH — In observance of National Nursing Home Week, the Golden View community has planned a series of events from May 8 to 14 to celebrate and bring together residents, families, employees, volunteers, and the surrounding community.To celebrate this year's theme of "It's a Small World with a Big Heart," Golden View will host special events all week, including:Mother's Day Luncheon for residents and families-May 8, 12:30 p.m.County Fair Country Hoedown starring Don Smith on... Read more

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Robert E. Wherland, 86

Robert E. Wherland, 86

GEORGES MILLS — Robert E. Wherland, 86, died peacefully at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center on April 27, 2016. His health had been on the decline in recent years due to dementia. He was born in Plymouth on Dec. 30, 1929, to Doris (Wilkins) and Harry Wherland. He was brought up in a loving home by his mother, Aunt Pearl Wilkins and Uncle Harold Wilkins. He graduated from Plymouth High School in 1947, attended UNH, and then joined the... Read more

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Calendar of Events

5-3-16 Calendar

Events at Gilford Public Library: Social bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Lapsit story time, 10:30 to 11 a.m.; Story time, 11:15 to 11:45 a.m.; Clickers, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Events at Hall Memorial Library in Northfield: Tech Tuesday, 2 p.m.; Bananagrams for Kids, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Adult Book Discussion Group at Laconia Public Library. 7 p.m. Coloring For Grownups at Moultonborough Public Library. 10:30 a.m. to noon. For details call 476-8895. Events at Gordon-Nash Library in New... Read more

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Local businesses help support Veterans Count Program

LACONIA — Veterans Count was conceived in 2007 when Easter Seals' board member, Mike Salter, sought to bring comprehensive, emergency aid to veterans and their families whose quality of life was significantly impacted by deployment to war zones. A veteran of the U.S. Army Special Forces, Salter and the Easter Seals NH President and CEO Larry Gammon approached the NH Joint Force Headquarters (NH National Guard), at that time commanded by Laconia native Major General Kenneth... Read more

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Susan Estrich - The lesser of the evils?

It's pretty darn depressing when political writers are essentially writing off the 2016 election as a choice between the lesser of two evils — seven months in advance of the election. It's one thing when, after months of negative ads, we shake our heads in disgust, but we haven't even really started yet. If this is the way we begin, is there any question where we will end? Alienated, distrustful, angrier than we are now, having... Read more

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