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Gilford arrests up, one more officer needed

By MICHAEL KITCH, LACONIA DAILY SUN GILFORD — Citing steep increases in the number of arrests, the Police Department has requested to add a full-time officer to its ranks in the 2017 town budget. Currently the department has 18 full-time officers. However, Lt. Kris Kelley noted that frequently the department is operating with with 16 or 17, as officers may be ill, injured, in court or undergoing training. In 2014 both the Board of Selectmen and the... Read more


I;m going to vote for my dog for president; he's happy &…

To The Daily Sun, I am as I have stated before, (I'm) not political. Passionate about my beliefs/views, as many (others are). I cannot believe every morning I get up to this papers letter section. Over the past few months it has been filled with such negative, spiteful, cruel, arrogant, and mocking letters. It is enough to make you want to weep. Some days it is getting harder to ignore. I read/see the news around the globe... Read more

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Coed Adult Volleyball Continues on Tuesday evenings.

  Gilford – The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a pick-up co-ed volleyball program for adults ages 18 and up, to be held every Tuesday evening from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. in the Gilford Middle School Gymnasium. This program runs each Tuesday through the spring. There is a $2.00 fee per participant, per evening. No pre registration is required. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 527-4722. Read more

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Stephen P. Kenerson, 63

Stephen P. Kenerson, 63 ALTON — Stephen Paul Kenerson, age 63, a longtime resident of Alton, died Sept. 24, 2016, at Lakes Region Hospital in Laconia. Born March 11, 1953, in Weymouth, Massachusetts, a son of Norman Francis Kenerson and Marion Mae (Pratt) Kenerson, he resided in East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, for years and moved to Alton in 1976. He was an avid fan of NASCAR. He is survived by his two children, Rory Labbe of Gilsum, and Andrew and... Read more

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Calendar of Events

9-27-16 Calendar

  Story Time, Goss Reading Room, 188 Elm St., Laconia (Lakeport), 3:30 p.m. For details call 603-524-4775. Events qt Gilford Public Library: Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Lapsit Storytime, 10:30 to 11 a.m.; Story Time, 11:15 to 11:45 a.m.; Makerspace Club, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.; Nightly Knitting, 6 p.m.; Classics Book Group, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042. Events at Gordon-Nash Library, New Hampton: Piyo, 9 a.m.; Yoga with Shannon, 10:30 a.m.; Free Meditation... Read more

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Pat Buchanan - How Trump wins the debate

On one of my first trips to New Hampshire in 1991, to challenge President George H. W. Bush, I ran into Sen. Eugene McCarthy. He was returning to the scene of his '68 triumph, when he had inflicted the first crippling wound on Lyndon Johnson. "Pat, you don't have to win up here, you know," he assured me. "All you have to do is beat the point spread." "Beat the point spread" is a good description of... Read more

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