Local News

Disciplined over school protest?

Inter-Lakes High School superintendent rebuffs questions about walkout By THOMAS P. CALDWELL, LACONIA DAILY SUNMEREDITH — School authorities are offering no further comment about a student walkout on Wednesday, including answering questions about a report that they are disciplining the student responsible.The walkout, staged to honor the memories of the students killed in the Valentine’s Day shooting in Florida, and to protest Congress’s lack of action on calls to ban assault-type weapons, took 17 minutes out... Read more

Letters

Les Cartier will be a great voice for Laconia down in Concor…

To The Daily Sun, On Tuesday, Feb. 27, I will be voting for Les Cartier for state representative in the Laconia special election. Les has the background we need to help combat the opioid crisis that plagues our city. Les is a retired first responder and he raised a family of first responders, as well. This has placed him and his loved ones in the heart of the crisis. He has seen to destruction it can cause... Read more

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Announcements

Dinner to benefit Franklin Hope for NH Recovery center

FRANKLIN — A spaghetti dinner will take place Saturday from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Hope For New Hampshire Recovery center, 175 Central St. in Franklin. The center's mission is "to support people impacted by addiction through lived experience on their path to wellbeing," according to their website. The center is facing closure for lack of state funding. Read more

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Obituaries

Matthew J. Kiver, 44

Matthew J. Kiver, 44

  Matthew J. Kiver, 44 BELMONT — Matthew J. Kiver, 44, of Westview Drive, died Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, at Lakes Region General Hospital. Matthew was born Jan. 9, 1974, in Methuen, Massachusetts, the son of Robert and Jacqueline Kiver. Matthew had been a resident of Belmont for about 25 years, previously living in Center Harbor and Salem. He was passionate about his job as a machinist for Remcon. Matthew also worked as a driver for AutoZone. Matthew had a... Read more

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Calendar of Events

2-21-18 Calendar

Library EventsEvents at Laconia Public Library: Preschool Story Time (Birth to Age 6), 10 to 11 a.m.; Adult Board Game Night, 6 to 7 p.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.; Art(ists) Alive!, 3:30 to 5 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042.Events at Belmont Public Library: Family Story Time, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Explore Creativity, 5 to 6:30 p.m. For... Read more

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Columns

Michelle Malkin - Do not let the children lead

Where are all the grown-ups in times of crisis and grief? Don't bother searching America's prestigious law schools. Two adult men, occupying lofty perches as law professors, argued this week that the voting age in the U.S. should be lowered to 16 because some high school survivors of the Parkland, Florida, shooting who want gun control "are proving how important it is to include young people's voices in political debate." That was the assertion of University of... Read more

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