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How to lose $1M at keno

Gambler offers cautionary tale of addiction to game By RICK GREEN, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — At 7:24 p.m. on Oct. 10, the City Council opened a public hearing on a fall ballot measure to allow businesses to offer keno gambling in the city. The hearing was also closed at 7:24 p.m. because nobody from the public wanted to speak. Councilors had already decided to put the measure on the Nov. 7 ballot. The hearing to give the public... Read more



The community lost a very special man, Miller Lovett

To The Daily Sun, Our community has lost a very special man with the recent death of Miller Lovett. Miller's life exemplified service above self. Reason and compassion were consistently more important to him than partisanship. His counsel was steeped in wisdom and thoughtfulness and his manner was always that of a true gentleman. He will be deeply missed, but long remembered. If we had more Miller Lovetts, our world would be a better place. Hunter TaylorAlton Read more

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LRGH-LRGHealthcare named an Anticoagulation Center of Excell…

LACONIA — LRGHealthcare's Coumadin Clinic has passed the Anticoagulation Forum’s assessment test and it may once again consider itself an “Anticoagulation Center of Excellence.” LRGHealthcare is the only Anticoagulation Center of Excellence in New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont. “We are very proud to have passed the Anticoagulation Centers of Excellence assessment,” said Paul Barrett, LRGHealthcare’s Director of Pharmacy. “LRGHealthcare is dedicated to actively participating in all aspects of our patients’ care since working together with our... Read more

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George P. Hachey Sr., 78

George P. Hachey Sr., 78

  George P. Hachey Sr., 78 GILFORD — George P. Hachey Sr., fondly known as "Uncle George" to his family and many friends, age 78, of Gilford, and formerly of Burlington, Massachusetts, and Wilmington, Massachusetts, died peacefully with his family at his side on Oct. 14, 2017. George was born in Winthrop, Massachusetts, on Aug. 16, 1939. He was the dear son of the late Augustus and Louise (Slack) Hachey. George was raised and educated in Somerville, Massachusetts... Read more

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Calendar of Events

10-20-17 Calendar

Library Events   Lego Club, Laconia Public Library, 3:30 to 5 p.m. For details call 603-524-4775. Events at Gilford Public Library: Preschool Story Time Sign-Up, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Knit Wits, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.​; Conversational German, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. For details 603-524-6042. Book Group, Belmont Public Library, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. For details call 603-267-8331. Tot Time Reading Circle, Meredith Public Library, 10 to 11 a.m. For details call 603-279-4303. Events at... Read more

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Susan Estrich - Be well

He's at it again. The Trumps have nothing to worry about. They have federal-government insurance — one of the best plans that money can buy, with the most options and the most comprehensive coverage. It's good enough for the Trumps — though they are, after all, among the very few Americans who could actually afford to pay for their own health care if they got sick. This is not the 1 percent but the 0.1 percent. Lucky... Read more

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