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Autumn's spectacle – Leaf season resides in the eye of the b…

Autumn's spectacle – Leaf season resides in the eye of the beholder

A mixture of fall color with a hint of summer as the leaves have been slow to change this season.  (Karen Bobotas/for the Laconia Daily Sun)   By RICK GREEN, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — The yellows, reds, oranges and purples of autumn may be more or less brilliant depending on the year, but Andy Fast always finds the season incredibly beautiful. Fast, the University of New Hampshire Extension forester in Belknap and Strafford counties, spends a lot of... Read more



LHS Class of 1966 having lunch on Oct. 28; hope to see you t…

To THe Daily Sun, Any member of the Laconia High School Class of 1966 interested in getting together for lunch, please contact Mike Laramie at 524-7513. If no answer please leave a message. We plan on meeting at Hector's Restaurant in Laconia on Oct. 28 at 12:30 p.m. Hope to see a lot of you there. Mike Laramie Laconia Read more

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Holy Trinity sends $300 to Catholic schools hit by hurricane…

LACONIA — Holy Trinity Catholic School, in keeping with the mission to serve others, collected funds during a Jean Day on Sept. 22, to help Catholic schools impacted by the hurricane to rebuild, reopen and re-enroll students. This Catholic School response is a powerful opportunity to engage students in living the Gospel message of compassionate service and generosity to others. After collecting the Jean Day money, Holy Trinity sent a $300 check to the National Catholic... Read more

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Robert C. Chase, 74

Robert C. Chase, 74

  Robert C. Chase, 74 BELMONT — Robert "Bob" Charles Chase, 74, of Brown Hill Road died Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, at Lakes Region Hospital, Laconia, surrounded by his loving family. Bob was born April 19, 1943, in Laconia, son to the late Merton Chase and Ida (Grimston) Wheeler. He had been self-employed, running his own site work business for more than 30 years. He was a member of the Elks Lodge 876. Bob enjoyed hunting, fishing and telling stories. Bob is... Read more

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Calendar of Events

10-25-17 Calendar

Library Events   Preschool Story Time Halloween Party, Laconia Public Library, 10 to 11 a.m. For details call 603-524-4775. Events at Gilford Public Library: Line Dancing, 9 to 10:30 a.m.; Check Out an Expert, 10 a.m. to noon.; Candy Apple Pops for Teens, 3 to 4 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042. Events at Belmont Public Library: Story Time, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Explore Creativity, 5 to 6 p.m. For details call 6032678331. Events at Meredith Public Library: Whimsical Tales Halloween... Read more

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Michelle Malkin - Don't believe very woman who says #MeToo

"#MeToo" is the social media meme of the moment. In a 24-hour period, the phrase was tweeted nearly a half million times and posted on Facebook 12 million times. Spearheaded by actress Alyssa Milano in the wake of Hollyweird's Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment scandal, women have flooded social media with their own long-buried accounts of being pestered, groped or assaulted by rapacious male predators in the workplace. Count me out. It's one thing to break down cultural... Read more

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