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Car crash takes life of Meredith woman

Car crash takes life of Meredith woman

By GAIL OBER, LACONIA DAILY SUN GILFORD — A 33-year-old Meredith woman was killed in a two-car collision on the bypass Wednesday evening when she apparently lost control of it while headed down the hill toward Route 11. Police said Bree Robinson, 33, was taken by Gilford Fire Rescue crews to Lakes Region General Hospital where she died from her injuries. According to reports from Gilford police and fire officials, it appears that Robinson lost control of her... Read more


Delegation has used fund balance to create artificially low …

To The Daily Sun, Budget time is here again in Belknap County. The delegation, acting as the Belknap County Convention, has the final say-so. The Board of Commissioners advise, the delegation appropriates. But prior to their final county budgetary decision, the delegation has participated as legislators in Concord in decision-making that significantly impacts the county budget. There they decide how much in county taxes will go to pay the non-federal share of Medicaid for needy seniors... Read more

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Lorentz Quartet performs at Purple Pit Saturday

Lorentz Quartet performs at Purple Pit Saturday

  BRISTOL — The Purple Pit Jazz Club, at 28 Central Square, will present the Jon Lorentz Quartet on Saturday, Jan. 21, starting at 7 p.m. In recent years Lorentz recorded with New Orleans' own Delfeayo Marsalis, Jerry Sabatini's Sonic Explorers, and vocalist Teri Roiger. He currently leads the Jonathan Lorentz Quartet, the Soul Revival, and plays with the experimental band 7oddSeven. Lorentz's Quartet is comprised of long-standing musical cohorts who have performed together in various scenarios for... Read more

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Nancy R. Morrison, 88

Nancy R. Morrison, 88

  Nancy R. Morrison, 88 SANBORNTON — Nancy Rebecca (Wallis) Morrison died suddenly in her Sanbornton home on Jan 17, 2017, with her daughters present. She was born in Laconia on Aug. 23, 1928, to her parents, Ralph Joseph and Emma Catherine (Yost) Wallis. She was married to her husband, Starlin Andrew Morrison for 68 family-filled years. Nancy grew up in Dedham, Massachusetts, before going to high school at the St. Johnsbury Academy in St. Johnsbury, Vermont. She attended... Read more

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Calendar of Events

1-20-17 Calendar

Events at Gilford Public Library: Lapsit Story Time, 10 to 10:30 a.m.; PJs & a Movie, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Story Time, 10:45 to 11:45 a.m.; Knit Wits, Gilford Public Library, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.; Conversational German, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042. Events at Belmont Public Library:  Morning Book Group, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Snap Circuits Middle School Drop-In, noon to 1 p.m. For details... Read more

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Bob Meade - It's up to the people . . .

I am sympathetic to the concerns for the Palestinian people. However, as Thomas Jefferson opined, "People get the government they deserve." The Israelis have been under attack or siege ever since they signed U.N Resolution 181 in 1948. They have attempted to resolve the issues peaceably a number of times but have been rebuffed at every turn. The United Nations has been both feckless and anti-Semitic throughout. Virtually nothing was done to Jordan when it captured and... Read more

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