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Break-in reported at Laconia Oil

LACONIA — Someone broke into Laconia Oil early Monday but left without taking anything, police said. “The suspect gained access by breaking into the business through a window that leads into the main office,” police said in a news release. “The suspect had gone through many of the items within the office and garage but nothing was reported as stolen.” Police are asking anyone who might have further information about the case to contact the department at... Read more



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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Sally Sheffield joins the Circle Program staff

Sally Sheffield joins the Circle Program staff

PLYMOUTH — Current Circle Mentor Sally Sheffield is expanding her role at the Circle Program as she joins the staff in the capacity of development and marketing coordinator.  Sheffield has been involved in the mentoring program since 2013 and said, "My role as a mentor has provided me with tremendous insight into the impact of the program in the lives of the wonderful young ladies it serves, and the unique community building aspect Circle creates. I... Read more

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Raymond E. Gorman, 60

Raymond E. Gorman, 60

    WESTFIELD, Mass. — Raymond Ernest Gorman, also known as, Sea Ray, Mr. Ray, "Ray-Ray," Ray of Sunshine and Raymondo, 60, passed away suddenly, Saturday, April 22, 2017. He was born April 26, 1956, in Troy, New York, one of six children to James Grennon and the late Florence (Oliver) Gorman. Besides his father, he will be deeply missed by his four children: Lindsey Allegretti and her husband, Nicholas, of Matthews, North Carolina; Jennifer Gorman... 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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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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