MeredithMay2017

Local News

Drilling 2 wells to provide Robbie Mills fields with watger …

Possible solution to keep Robbie Mills Field watered By RICK GREEN, LACONIA DAILY SUNLACONIA — A potential solution has emerged to a water-supply problem for Robbie Mills Field, home to the Laconia Muskrats of the New England Collegiate Baseball League.The city has been looking for a way to restore water service to the field at 15 Eastman Road, which depended on a water tower that is part of the former Laconia State School campus.. A water... Read more

Letters

Saturday's March Against Monsanto will start in Concord at 1…

To The Daily Sun, Growing up in New Hampshire I remember seeing many bees and monarchs as I played outside. It was incredible to see them and be aware of their importance in our food system. The past few years I began to notice a sharp decline with them. Have you noticed that our bee and monarch population is declining? This is of great concern to myself. Many species of bees have been listed on the... Read more

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Announcements

Talk on Old Man of the Mountain to take place Monday

GILMANTON — The last official caretaker of the Old Man of the Mountain will give an illustrated talk Monday, May 22, about the state's iconic landmark. On Monday at 6:30 p.m., in the Gilmanton Town Hall auditorium, David Nielsen will show a movie and afterward will take questions from the audience. For more than 40 years the Nielsen Family was the caretakers of the Old Man of the Mountain. Nielsen will talk about the history of the... Read more

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Obituaries

Lois J. Gleeson, 87

Lois J. Gleeson, 87 GILFORD — Lois J. Gleeson, 87, of Potter Hill Road, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, May 18, 2017, at Concord Hospital. She was born on Jan. 26, 1930, in Indianapolis, the daughter of the late Herman and Abigail (Bevan) Zeyen. Lois was a longtime resident of Gilford. She was a phenomenal gardener, a wonderful florist and an avid reader. A lover of life, her family always came first and was everything to her. Her... Read more

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Calendar of Events

5-24-17 Calendar

Library Events Events at Laconia Public Library: Preschool Story Time (Birth-Age 5), 10 to 11 a.m.; Adult Board Game Night, 6 to 7:30 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.; Elementary Early Release Nature Detectives, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.; CPR Class with Cassidy Clairmont (2nd CLASS!), 3:30 to 6 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042. Events at Belmont Public Library: Story Time... Read more

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Columns

Froma Harrop - A good road to single-payer?

Rep. Todd Akin was wrong, wrong, wrong when he said that "America is threatened with a stage 3 cancer of socialism, and Obamacare is Exhibit 1." Actually, Medicare is Exhibit 1. Far more socialistic than the Affordable Care Act, Medicare requires a major transfer of wealth from taxpayers to older people. Medicare is also wildly popular, and I dare Akin to call it a "cancer" in front of his electorate. That's why I can barely contain my... Read more

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