Local News

Higher valuations cause Gilford tax rate to drop

By THOMAS P. CALDWELLLACONIA DAILY SUNGILFORD — The rise in the town’s net assessed valuation has led to a decrease in the town’s property tax rate.The New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration has set the 2017 tax rate for Gilford at $17.26 per $1,000 of net assessed valuation, a decrease of 69 cents, or 3.8 percent, from the 2016 rate of $17.95.The tax rate has declined by 71 cents, or 4 percent, since 2015, when... Read more

Letters

Miller will live on in his ideas, his spirit & his proge…

To The Daily Sun, The Miller Lovett Family is overwhelmed and thankful for the far reaching support of sympathy from friends, colleagues and acquaintances at the time of Miller Lovett's death in October. His life was well acclaimed due to the kind words, donations to the Lakes Region Scholarship Fund in his name, and the attendance at his services and celebrations. His memories will live on in his ideas, his futuristic planning, his spirit and his... Read more

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Announcements

Endowment helps students with robotics

Endowment helps students with robotics

    Liz Rosenfeld, second left, librarian at Laconia's Pleasant Street School, holds a Wonder Workshop bot and a check for $502.98 — a grant the school received from the Laconia Educational Endowment Fund. Standing with Rosenfeld, from left, are LEEF Board members Kay Anderson, Carole Davis and Joan Leroux. Rosenfeld and Pleasant Street fifth-grade teacher Kristen Barbour applied for the grant to purchase Wonder Workshop software. (Courtesy photo) Read more

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Obituaries

Donna J. Gleeson, 54

Donna J. Gleeson, 54

  Donna J. Gleeson, 54 GILFORD – Donna Jeane Gleeson, 54, of 150 Saltmarsh Pond Road, died suddenly and unexpectedly, Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia. She was born January 9, 1963 in Concord, the daughter of Edward and Charlotte Rabbitt. Donna was a graduate of Bishop Brady High School. She most recently worked as an Administrative Assistant for The Belknap County Nursing Home in Laconia. Donna absolutely loved her co-workers and especially... Read more

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Calendar of Events

11-22-17 Calendar

Library Events   Events at Gilford Public Library: Line Dancing, 9 to 10:30 a.m.; Check Out an Expert, 10 a.m. to noon. For details call 603-524-6042. Story Time, Belmont Public Library, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. For details call 603-267-8331. Whimsical Tales Story Time, Meredith Public Library, 10 to 11 a.m. For details call 603-279-4303.                 Music   Piano Stylist Bob Kroepel Plays Classic Popular Music, Tavern 27, 6 to 9:30 p.m.​, 2075 Parade Road (Route 106), Laconia. For details call 603-528-3057. Karaoke, Copper Kettle... Read more

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Columns

Bob Meade - Government overreach . . .

In the past I have written about what I thought was judicial overreach.  Part of that overreach came in the form of judges denying bail or setting it for unusually high amounts, often for “cash only,” or not assigning similar bail amounts from person to person for the same or similar offenses, and so on. In some cases, the judges' pre-trial bail decisions have the effect of prejudging a person’s guilt before they have a... Read more

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