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'Mini-Pease' possible in Laconia?

'Mini-Pease' possible in Laconia?

George Bald, chairman of the state commission planning for the redevelopment of the old State School property in Laconia, gives fellow commissioners a tour of the Pease International Tradeport Monday. He had a lead role in transforming an old Air Force base into a sprawling commercial-industrial development in Portsmouth. (Rick Green/Laconia Daily Sun) Lakeshore Redevelopment Planning Commission gets tour of sprawling business center in Portsmouth By RICK GREEN, LACONIA DAILY SUN PORTSMOUTH — Commissioners charged with turning the... Read more


Miller will live on in his ideas, his spirit & his proge…

To The Daily Sun, The Miller Lovett Family is overwhelmed and thankful for the far reaching support of sympathy from friends, colleagues and acquaintances at the time of Miller Lovett's death in October. His life was well acclaimed due to the kind words, donations to the Lakes Region Scholarship Fund in his name, and the attendance at his services and celebrations. His memories will live on in his ideas, his futuristic planning, his spirit and his... Read more

19-11-2017 Hits:99 Letters Edward Engler - avatar Edward Engler


Recycled Percussion makes a surprise visit to Laconia Middle…

Recycled Percussion makes a surprise visit to Laconia Middle School

Elijah Perez shows off his dance moves for Justin Spencer of Recycled Percussion during their surprise visit to Laconia Middle School yesterday afternoon. (Karen Bobotas/for The Laconia Daily Sun) By THOMAS P. CALDWELL, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — Students at Laconia Middle School had a chance to showcase their own talents before members of Recycled Percussion when band founders Justin Spencer and Ryan Vezino made a surprise visit on Monday afternoon.Recycled Percussion, which got its start in... Read more

20-11-2017 Hits:82 Community Announcements Ginger Kozlowski - avatar Ginger Kozlowski


Arline M. Pratt, 90

Arline M. Pratt, 90 FIVE POINTS, Ala. — Arline Marion Pratt, 90, of Five Points, passed away Nov. 17, 2017, in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. She was the daughter of the late Roland and Gladys Hill. She was a Catholic, retired, and a member of the Eastern Star. She is survived by two sons, Harold Pratt II of Tennessee, and Jay Pratt of New Hampshire; two daughters, Robin Osenbach of Pennsylvania, and Jacqueline Fick of Tennessee; two brothers, Roland Hill and... Read more

20-11-2017 Hits:58 Obituaries Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen

Calendar of Events

11-22-17 Calendar

Library Events   Events at Gilford Public Library: Line Dancing, 9 to 10:30 a.m.; Check Out an Expert, 10 a.m. to noon. For details call 603-524-6042. Story Time, Belmont Public Library, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. For details call 603-267-8331. Whimsical Tales Story Time, Meredith Public Library, 10 to 11 a.m. For details call 603-279-4303.                 Music   Piano Stylist Bob Kroepel Plays Classic Popular Music, Tavern 27, 6 to 9:30 p.m.​, 2075 Parade Road (Route 106), Laconia. For details call 603-528-3057. Karaoke, Copper Kettle... Read more

20-11-2017 Hits:61 Calendar of Events Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen


Bob Meade - Government overreach . . .

In the past I have written about what I thought was judicial overreach.  Part of that overreach came in the form of judges denying bail or setting it for unusually high amounts, often for “cash only,” or not assigning similar bail amounts from person to person for the same or similar offenses, and so on. In some cases, the judges' pre-trial bail decisions have the effect of prejudging a person’s guilt before they have a... Read more

19-11-2017 Hits:99 Columns Edward Engler - avatar Edward Engler