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Fire on Belvedere Street displaces four

Fire on Belvedere Street displaces four

By MICHAEL KITCH, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — Fire that swept through the apartment on the first floor of a two-story building at 38 Belvedere St. around 1:20 p.m. Thursday displaced a family of four from their unit on the upper story. The woman living upstairs with her partner and two teenagers said she saw smoke rising through the baseboard heaters in her apartment , encountered heavier smoke when she went downstairs, and immediately called 911. Deputy Fire... Read more


We deeply appreciate the professional care provided to 'Moe…

To The Daily Sun, On Oct. 19 a very special man in our hearts passed from this world to the next. Our family would like to express its deepest gratitude to the entire staff of LRGH for his comfort and care; also to the staff of Genesis and Belknap County Home during his short stays. His was a long, hard journey as he fought to stay with us. We deeply appreciate the professional care provided to him and the... Read more

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Laconia Adult Ed offers line dancing classes

LACONIA — Laconia Adult Education is offering six weeks of line dancing starting Nov. 3. Classes will be led by George Maloof in the Laconia High School cafeteria from 6:30-7:30 p.m. The cost for this class is $40 and pre-registration is required. For more information on this opportunity and to register, contact the Laconia Adult Education office at 524-5712. Read more

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Janet Rogers Trumbo Myers, 70

Janet Rogers Trumbo Myers, 70

  Janet Rogers Trumbo Myers, 70 BELMONT — Janet Rogers Trumbo Myers, 70, of Belmont, died Oct. 21, 2016. She was born in Boston, the daughter of G. Webb and Sherry Rogers on March 14, 1946. Janet received a BA degree from the University of New Hampshire in 1968 and a Master's in Education from Plymouth State in 2010. Since 1981, Janet and her husband, Bill Myers, were owners and educators at The Montessori House of Children in Lochmere and... Read more

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Calendar of Events

10-28-16 Calendar

LEGO Club, Laconia Public Library, 3:30 p.m. For details call 603-524-4775. Events at Gilford Public Library: Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Halloween Parade Party, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Knit Wits, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.; Conversational German, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.​ For details call 603-524-6042. Events at Gilman Library, Alton: Mahjong Group, 9:a.m.; Story Time with Miss Lily, 9:15 a.m. Events at Hall Memorial Library, Northfield: Sit & Knit, 2 p.m.; Trick or Treat, 4 to 6... Read more

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Lakes Region Hiking — A haunting hike to Devil's Den Mountai…

Lakes Region Hiking — A haunting hike to Devil's Den Mountain

Gordon climbing down into the upper room of cave   By Gordon DuBois I was perusing though our family library, looking for A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold, when I came across an interesting book entitled Haunted Hikes of New Hampshire. It was tucked away in a corner of the bookcase and I had forgotten that my son Matthew had given me this book as a Christmas present back in 2009. Written by Marianne O'Connor, educator... Read more

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