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A taste of Bob McCarthy

A taste of Bob McCarthy

Bob McCarthy, right, plays with blues harpist James Mongomery at the Flying Monkey. McCarthy, who has played with Jefferson Airplane, Neil Young, John Mayall and more, will perform at the Taste of the Lakes Region this Sunday. (Courtesy photo) Altrusa International event to feature local musician and food Sunday By MICHAEL KITCH, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — "Music doesn't define who I am," remarked Bob McCarthy, whose skill with guitar and mandolin has earned him respect, friends and... Read more

Letters

Rep. David O. Huot - Still time to pass a sane county budget

Good governance in Belknap County was dealt a serious blow on March 13. The County Convention adopted a budget which jeopardizes the opening of the new, eight million dollar county correctional facility, threatens to prevent the sheriff from performing his constitutional duties, and defunds the Belknap County Conservation District as well as the county's participation in the community mental health center, the Greater Laconia Child Advocacy Center and the Belknap Economic Development Council. It also... Read more

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Announcements

Find a golden ticket to see Willy Wonka at Inter-Lakes

MEREDITH — The Inter-Lakes High School and Middle Tier Theater Companies have issued golden tickets to help promote the upcoming performance of Willy Wonka, April 7 and 8. Each golden ticket is a free student ticket with the purchase of an adult ticket. Three of the tickets will include a special prize: a Kindle Fire, a boxed set of Roald Dahl books provided by Innisfree Bookstore, or a basket of candy from Lee's Candy Kitchen. Golden tickets... Read more

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Obituaries

Rita A. Falconer, 87

Rita A. Falconer, 87

  Rita A. Falconer, 87 LACONIA — Rita A. Falconer, 87, a former longtime resident of Sanbornton, went home to join her beloved husband with the Lord on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. She was born on March 18, 1930, in New York, the daughter of August and Agnus (Gruelich) Hartmann. Rita worked for Equitable Life Insurance Company in Manhattan after high school. She traveled extensively throughout Europe with friends before settling down with the love of her life, Raymond... Read more

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Calendar of Events

3-22-17 Calendar

Library Events Events at Laconia Public Library: Preschool Story Time, 10 to 11 a.m.; Adult Board Game Night, 6 to 7:30 p.m. For details call 603-524-4775. Events at Meredith Public Library: Whimsical Tales, 10 to 11 a.m.; Book Craft, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. For details call 603-286-8971. Events at Gilford Public Library: Line Dancing, 9 to 10:30 a.m.​; Check Out an Expert, 10 to noon​. For details call 603-524-6042. Events at Hall Memorial Library, Northfield: Story Time, 10:30 to... Read more

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Columns

E. Scott Cracraft - The politics of bullying?

This writer has worn a lot of ideological labels in his life: liberal, progressive, socialist, and others. But, he came to the realization that most of his social or political views are really informed by one simple fact: he just does not like bullies. As a former victim of severe bullying, those experiences could have had different effects on him. Like many targets of bullying, he could have become a bully himself. Or, he could have... Read more

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