Local News

LRGH: More space than it needs, more debt than it wants

LRGH: More space than it needs, more debt than it wants

Justina Sawyer was born at Lakes Region General Hospital, as was her son, Colton, who was born on Friday. In fact, both she and her son were delivered by the same doctor. If she and her partner, Don Miller, have another child, they’ll have to go to Concord Hospital, as LRGHealthcare will close its Family Birthing Place as of May 30. See their story in Health & Wellness. (Adam Drapcho/Laconia Daily Sun) By RICK GREEN, LACONIA... Read more

Letters

Stop blaming law-abiding NRA members & look at the FBI

To The Daily Sun, I see the usual liberals are screaming for more gun laws: "When is enough enough?" etc.That's a good question. With more than 20,000 local, state, and federal laws already failing to make any difference when will liberals quit reinforcing failure ? When will they hold the FBI responsible? They investigated the Marathon bombers, the San Bernadino shooter, and the Orlando shooter and allowed all three to proceed. In South Florida they could not even be... Read more

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Announcements

Area schools receive grants to visit Prescott Farm

Area schools receive grants to visit Prescott Farm

LACONIA — Two area elementary schools will be visiting Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center this spring thanks to a unique grant opportunity. Last November, Sarah Dunham-Miliotis, Director of Educational Programs at Prescott Farm, reached out to her statewide network of schools, advertising not only the myriad of environmental education programs available for schools at the facility, but also a grant opportunity being offered by New Hampshire Environmental Educators (NHEE), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to... Read more

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Obituaries

Franklin 'Frank' Molda, 65

Franklin 'Frank' Molda, 65

  Franklin 'Frank' Molda, 65 LACONIA — Franklin “Frank” Molda, 65, of Church Street died Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, at Lakes Region General Hospital. Frank was born Nov. 30, 1952, in Lowell, Massachusetts, the son of Walter and Phyllis (Wewiorski) Molda. Frank had been resident of Laconia for 20 years. He worked as a mechanic for a number of years but was a jack of all trades. Frank enjoyed fishing, NASCAR, and being outdoors. Frank is survived by four daughters, Christina... Read more

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Calendar of Events

2-21-18 Calendar

Library EventsEvents at Laconia Public Library: Preschool Story Time (Birth to Age 6), 10 to 11 a.m.; Adult Board Game Night, 6 to 7 p.m. For details call 603-524-4775.Events at Gilford Public Library: Line Dancing, 9 to 10:30 a.m.; Check Out an Expert, 10 a.m. to noon.; Art(ists) Alive!, 3:30 to 5 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042.Events at Belmont Public Library: Family Story Time, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Explore Creativity, 5 to 6:30 p.m. For... Read more

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Columns

Patrick Buchanan - Is that Russian troll farm an act of war?

According to the indictment by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, Russian trolls, operating out of St. Petersburg, took American identities on social media and became players in our 2016 election. On divisive racial and religious issues, the trolls took both sides. In the presidential election, the trolls favored Bernie Sanders, Jill Stein and Donald Trump, and almost never Hillary Clinton. One imaginative Russian troll urged Trumpsters to dress up a female volunteer in an orange prison jump suit... Read more

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