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Taking a toll

Taking a toll

Caregiver and recovery coach Bruce Paul of Navigating Recovery. Those in his line of work, including police, have to take steps to care for themselves to be able to care for others. (Karen Bobotas/for The Laconia Daily Sun) Those helping to fight addiction also have to take care of themselves BY LEAH WILLINGHAM, LACONIA DAILY SUN There was a time when officer Eric Adams believed he could save every person struggling with substance misuse. It was 2014, and Adams... Read more

Letters

Come enjoy our Christmas display on Country Club Road

To The Daily Sun, With the falling snow, the lights of the season are really reflecting. Everyone always goes to Edward St. What a great tradition to drive up that street. Fun. So when you exit there, take a left, go back to Rt. 107 and take a left, go past the skating rink and take a left onto Frank Bean Rd. As you come up the street to the corner of Country Club Road and... Read more

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Announcements

Pitman’s Freight Room kicks off sixth year of monthly comedy…

Pitman’s Freight Room kicks off sixth year of monthly comedy nights

LACONIA — Pitman’s Freight Room in Laconia will kick off its sixth year of monthly comedy nights on Friday, Dec. 15, at 8 p.m. with a special three-person performance starring Harrison Stebbins (Boston’s Wildman), Steve Scarfo, and Paul Landwehr. Stebbins is a longtime Boston headliner and crowd favorite whose unique blend of high energy comedy, and clever, witty insight makes him a regular at the top Boston clubs and beyond. Stebbins has performed at Caroline’s in... Read more

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Obituaries

Richard H. Wegman, 89

Richard H. Wegman, 89

WOLFEBORO/ALTON — On Dec. 12, 2017, the Rev. Richard H. Wegman died at Huggins Hospital in Wolfeboro. He was 89 years old. Father Wegman was born and raised on Long Island, New York, but lived most of his adult life in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. After graduating from Jamaica High School (New York) and earning a bachelor’s degree from Queens College, he enlisted in the United States Air Force and served in Korea during the Korean War... Read more

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Calendar of Events

12-15-17 Calendar

Music Dueling Pianos, 8:30 p.m.​, at Patrick's Pub & Eatery, 18 Weirs Road in Gilford. Jim Tyrrell and Matt Langley. For details call 603-293-0841. Christmas with The Celts, 7:30 p.m.​, at Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center, 39 Main Street in Plymouth. For details call 603-536-2551. Heather Pierson Trio performs A Charlie Brown Christmas, 8 p.m.​, at Pitman's Freight Room, 94 New Salem Street in Laconia. For details call 603-527-0043. Lakes Region Chordsmen Christmas Concert, 5:30 p.m.​, at Wesley Woods in Gilford... Read more

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Columns

Michelle Malkin - DV immigration lottery program is a disast…

Capitol Hill's national security priorities are screwier than a Six Flags roller coaster. Instead of immediately shutting down one of America's stupidest visa programs, which helped bring us yet another murder-minded jihadist this week, bipartisan Beltway politicians are pushing to preserve and expand the illegal immigration pipeline. Republicans and Democrats in Congress want a "fix" for the Obama administration's executive amnesty covering nearly 700,000 illegal immigrants — and they want it pronto. Translation: Protecting border-hopping "DREAMers" is... Read more

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