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Laconia Police Log, Feb. 10-17, 2016

Laconia police handled 235 incidents between Feb. 10 and 17 and made the following arrests:* Christopher Burns, 32, of 47 Horne Road, Belmont, for driving under the influence of drugs or liquor, and carrying a loaded handgun without a license.* Caitlyn E. Ladd, 28, transient, for criminal trespass.* Melissa A. Mooney, 32, of 249 Horne Road, Belmont, on a warrant.* Joseph P. Clement, 37, of 12 Pleasant St., Apt. 26, for default or breach of... Read more

Letters

School budget is up about 3%, not the 1.1% being bragged abo…

To The Daily Sun, A letter published in Friday, Feb. 17's Sun was intentionally misleading and I wish to tell the public the truth about the Gilford school budget and what happened at the Deliberative Session on Feb. 10. The Deliberative Session was nothing more than an annually orchestrated dog and pony show put on by the Gilford School Board. Every year they organize school employees and their families to come to this event to heap praise... Read more

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Announcements

JV champs

JV champs

The JV Gilford girls basketball team won the Division III championship this past weekend against Inter-Lakes 51-45. From bottom left are Maddison Rector, Kyla Mercier, Kolbi Plante, Jaylin Tully, Gwen Knipping, Shelby Cole, Karly Sanborn and Laurel Normandin. From top left are Coach Abare, Abigail O'Conner, Colby Butterfield, Hannah Perkins, Alusha Burton, Abigail Warren, Reagan Mcintire and Elena Uicker. (Courtesy photo) Read more

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Obituaries

Mary J. Doyle, 85

Mary J. Doyle, 85

  Mary J. Doyle, 85 CENTER HARBOR — Mary Jean (Hettel) Doyle, of Center Harbor, died peacefully at home in the arms of her husband Bill on Feb. 16, 2017. She was born in Dearborn, Michigan, on Jan. 28, 1932, and graduated from Marygrove College in Detroit, taught elementary school, and married Bill on Aug. 18, 1956. She and Bill lived in Dearborn for several years before moving to Pittsford, New York, where they raised their four children and... Read more

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Calendar of Events

2-21-17 Calendar

  Teen Movie - Suicide Squad, Laconia Public Library, 3 p.m. For details call 603-524-4775. Events at Gilford Public Library: Teddy Bear Tea Party; Fiber Friends, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Makerspace: Sled Derby, 3:15 to 4:30 p.m.; Nightly Knitting, 6 to 8 p.m.​ For details call 603-524-6042. Fiber Arts, Sanbornton Public Library, 10 a.m. to noon​. For details call 603-286-8288. Events at Gilman Library, Alton: Knitter's Group, 11 a.m. to 1... Read more

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Columns

E. Scott Cracraft - What wrong with Canada's health care sys…

President Trump, along with a lot of GOP members of Congress and state officials, rode to power, at least in part, on a promise to get rid of "Obamacare." Now, many are having second thoughts. Why? Because, except for some problems here and there, Obamacare is working and the GOP has not articulated a replacement plan that addresses the same concerns that brought about the Affordable Care Act (ACA). And, polls show that the reforms... Read more

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