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Meredith speaker recounts history of Memorial Day

Meredith speaker recounts history of Memorial Day

By ROGER AMSDEN, for THE LACONIA DAILY SUN MEREDITH — World War II and Korean War veteran Master Sgt. Elliott Finn thanked Bob Kennelly, former commander of the Griggs-Wyatt American Legion Post 33, for his role over the last decade in organizing Memorial Day and Veterans Day ceremonies in Meredith.He said that Kennelly has stepped aside from his lead role in organizing the events to give younger veterans the opportunity to lead and deserves the gratitude... Read more


Liberals don't want to solve our problems, they just want co…

To The Daily Sun, What is the difference in ideas for dealing with "problems," or as Rohm Emanuel puts it . . . a crises. Emanuel would not waste the opportunity to deal with it, as a liberal politician. Politicians of his ilk make laws to deal with and control the problem, not to make it go away (as then they would have nothing to control). ( – dated Sept. 20, 2016) Such is the answer to California’s... Read more

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Meet a Muskrat this Sunday

LACONIA — The Winnipesaukee Muskrats of the New England Collegiate Baseball League will hold a public meet and greet this Sunday, June 4, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Patrick’s Pub & Eatery in Gilford.“We started a new tradition last year, and the Beetle family and their terrific staff at Patrick’s have again extended the invitation to host a Meet and Greet with the players and coaches for the 2017 Muskrats season,” said Muskrats... Read more

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Christopher M. Hada, 50

Christopher M. Hada, 50

ALTON — Christopher M. Hada, 50, passed away on the night of May 24, 2017, in Alton. He is survived by his wife of six years, Candice (Carrier) Hada; his daughters, Danielle and Brianna Hada, and Allison Gauvin; his sons, Andrew and Aaron Gauvin; his granddaughter, Kylie Gauvin; his brother and his wife, Stephen and Beth Hada of Pinole, California; his mother, Nicole Perry of Levering, Michigan; his father and his wife, Rodger and Sheron Hada... Read more

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Calendar of Events

5-29-17 Calendar

Memorial Day Observances Laconia — 10 a.m. Parade from Wyatt Park to Veterans Square for main ceremonies. Lunch follows at VFW Post 1670, 143 Court St. Alton — 10 a.m. Parade from Monument Square to Old Riverside Cemetery for ceremony. Lunch follows at American Legion Post 72, 164 Wolfeboro Highway. Belmont — 1 p.m. Parade from Middle School parking lot to Veterans Memorial by St. Joseph Church for ceremony. Bristol — 9:30 a.m. Parade from Freudenberg parking to Homeland... Read more

26-05-2017 Hits:231 Calendar of Events Adam Drapcho - avatar Adam Drapcho


Alan Veraeke - Dichotomy

Last week I was in Walmart and in line behind a — to put it nicely — “large” family. I don’t mean eight children. I mean this family of four was morbidly obese. They were buying groceries — using a SNAP/EBT card to buy numerous boxes of mac-n-cheese, fruit punch, cupcakes, Wonder bread, and a tub of Fluff. The two kids were both wearing dirty clothes; the daughter was wearing slippers, and crying because she... Read more

29-05-2017 Hits:100 Columns Edward Engler - avatar Edward Engler