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Man dies after collision with utility pole

LACONIA — A local man died after the vehicle he was driving struck a utility pole at the junction of Union Avenue and Messer Street very early Thursday morning. Dennis Rudzinski, 25, of Laconia was found inside the vehicle but unresponsive when police came upon the scene of the collision at 12:29 a.m. on Thursday. Firefighters attended to him at the scene then transported him to Lakes Region General Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. Police... Read more

Letters

New corrections center must be properly staffed in order to …

To The Daily Sun, On Oct. 27, 2015, the Belknap County Convention (the delegation) was invited to a public hearing on a proposal of the Belknap County Board of Commissioners. The proposal was for approval by the convention of construction of a dormitory style Community Corrections Center (an additional 18,410-square-feet) to be connected to the existing county jail, which in turn was to be extensively renovated. The construction and renovation costs were projected to be less... Read more

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Announcements

ACE Academies offer kids a chance to fly in summer camps

ACE Academies offer kids a chance to fly in summer camps

LACONIA — Dan Caron, the education director of the highly successful summertime day camps of WinnAero, the ACE Academies, is preparing for the upcoming summer. The ACE Academies are the STEM-oriented summer camps for youth interested in aviation and aerospace applications. The camps are run as part of the nonprofit WinnAero’s mission to support and teach science, technology, engineering and math to youth. “Our camps are taught by New Hampshire certified teachers as well as... Read more

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Obituaries

Charles P. Mathus Jr., 71

Charles P. Mathus Jr., 71

MEREDITH — Charles "Chuck" Peter Mathus Jr., 71, of Meredith, entered heaven on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017, after fighting a courageous battle against cancer. Chuck was born on April 9, 1945, in Boston. He was predeceased by his mother, Gladys B. (Kotnick) Mathus; and his father, Charles P. Mathus Sr. Chuck leaves behind his wife and best friend of 47 years, Marsha J. Comeford Mathus of Meredith; and his daughter Kerry Mathus-Nagle and her fiance John Eichhorn... Read more

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Calendar of Events

2-26-17 Calendar

Live Music - Daniel Perkins and PSU Chamber Singers, Taylor Community, Woodside Building, 435 Union Ave., Laconia, 3 p.m. Program of Korean folk songs, Brahms and Lennon and McCartney, among others. For details call 603-366-1400. Live Music - Victor Wooten Trio, Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center, 39 Main St., Plymouth, 6:30 to 9 p.m.       Public Skating, Merrill Fay Arena, 468 Province Road, Laconia, noon to 1:30 p.m. For details call 603-528-0789.   Read more

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Columns

Susan Estrich - Enough about the shoes

That the two most prominent women in the Trump administration should be caught up in a controversy about shoes tells you (if not our new leader) how far we have to go. In a world threatened by ISIS, in a nation of immigrants wondering who will next be deported, is Kellyanne Conway's endorsement of Ivanka Trump's shoes really worthy of a federal investigation, really enough to hold up her security clearance, really deserving of the millions... Read more

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