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LHS to lose principal

LHS to lose principal

David Bartlett leaving for Concord middle school By RICK GREEN, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — After just one year as principal of Laconia High School, David Bartlett is stepping down to become assistant principal at Rundlett Middle School in Concord. In an email to the staff at the school, Bartlett said the move came after much thought and consideration. "I have greatly appreciated the work we have done together over the last four years," he said in the short... Read more

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Letters

What gives schools right to require conscripted labor for gr…

To The Daily Sun, I recently became aware that Moultonborough and Gilford have community service requirements as a condition for high school graduation. I question the legality of these requirements. Student labor has a cash value. Therefore, these requirements are either a fee or a tax. If it is a fee, the student's parent or guardian is responsible until the student is 18. If it is a tax, there is no mechanism for such a tax. Property taxes... Read more

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Announcements

Altrusa of Meredith donates goody bags to kindergartners

Altrusa of Meredith donates goody bags to kindergartners

MEREDITH — The Literacy Committee of the Altrusa Club of Meredith was pleased to provide over 100 "Welcome to Kindergarten Bags" distributed to ILES, Sandwich Central School and Moultonborough Elementary School for kindergarten registrations taking place during the month of May. Altrusa "K-Bags" have been a tradition of the Literacy Committee for well over a decade, filled with activities and every day "educational tools" such as a deck of playing cards and dice for counting... Read more

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Obituaries

Raymond E. Gorman, 60

Raymond E. Gorman, 60

    WESTFIELD, Mass. — Raymond Ernest Gorman, also known as, Sea Ray, Mr. Ray, "Ray-Ray," Ray of Sunshine and Raymondo, 60, passed away suddenly, Saturday, April 22, 2017. He was born April 26, 1956, in Troy, New York, one of six children to James Grennon and the late Florence (Oliver) Gorman. Besides his father, he will be deeply missed by his four children: Lindsey Allegretti and her husband, Nicholas, of Matthews, North Carolina; Jennifer Gorman... Read more

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Calendar of Events

4-25-17 Calendar

Library Events Events at Gilford Public Library: Fiber Friends, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Vacation Movie - "Sing," 2 to 4 p.m.; Beginner Cheese-Making, 5 to 6 p.m.; Nightly Knitters, 6 to 8 p.m.; Talk on History of Hermit Woods Winery, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042. Coffee and Conversation, Belmont Public Library, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. For details call 603-267-8331. Adult Movie Night - "A Man Called Ove... Read more

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Columns

Bob Meade - Your party or your country . . . you choose

I must admit that my tolerance of those on the left who are in a continuing hissy-fit over the election of President Trump is wearing a bit thin. In my lifetime, there has never been an election that has drawn the rancor of even a fraction of the citizenry that has been exhibited since November 9, 2016 . . . and it is continuing. Across the country, a large number of violent protests are taking... Read more

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