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Dangerous curve – Minivan loses control and lands on Squam L…

Dangerous curve – Minivan loses control and lands on Squam Lake

By ADAM DRAPCHO, LACONIA DAILY SUN SANDWICH — Four people in a minivan narrowly avoided a tragic end on Tuesday night, when their minivan lost control after hitting a patch of ice on Squam Lake Road, left the roadway and landed on the frozen surface of Squam Lake. The vehicle's occupants sustained only minor injuries, as the van remained upright throughout the ordeal and, though the force of the van's impact broke the ice, the ice... Read more

Letters

Home sharing provides economic opportunity for 2,200 N.H. ho…

To The Daily Sun, I am writing in response to a story that appeared in the Daily Sun on Feb. 14, headlined, "Lawmakers struggling with how, or if, to regulate Airbnb operations in N.H." Airbnb is proud to provide Granite State residents with the opportunity to earn supplemental income by sharing their own homes. In the last year, 2,200 hosts welcomed over 100,000 guests to the state, with the typical host earning $5,400 by renting their space... Read more

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Announcements

Meredith Bay Colony Club hosting cooking class March 7

MEREDITH — Meredith Bay Colony Club is hosting an International Cooking Series program on Tuesday, March 7. The program which will take place starting at 3 p.m., will feature cookbook author, Barbara Lauterbach, of Center Harbor, and Karol Keating. The event is open to the public. A $5 will be charged to attend. Lauderbach and Keating will show how to make homemade pasta and a simple marinara sauce. Those interested in attending are asked to make reservations by... Read more

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Obituaries

Helen E. Wilson Clark, 100

 Helen E. Wilson Clark, 100

GILMANTON  — Helen Elizabeth Wilson Clark, 100, a longtime resident of Gilmanton, died on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at Laconia Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Helen was born on Feb. 22, 1916, in Lynn, Massachusetts, daughter to the late James Albert and Emma (Long) Wilson. She has been a resident of Gilmanton since 1944. Helen was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She worked at Cormier Hosiery Co. for many years and also worked as a... Read more

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Calendar of Events

2-26-17 Calendar

Live Music - Daniel Perkins and PSU Chamber Singers, Taylor Community, Woodside Building, 435 Union Ave., Laconia, 3 p.m. Program of Korean folk songs, Brahms and Lennon and McCartney, among others. For details call 603-366-1400. Live Music - Victor Wooten Trio, Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center, 39 Main St., Plymouth, 6:30 to 9 p.m.       Public Skating, Merrill Fay Arena, 468 Province Road, Laconia, noon to 1:30 p.m. For details call 603-528-0789.   Read more

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Columns

Jim Hightower - Put food policy back on the table

During the farm crisis of the 1980s, an Iowa farmer asked if I knew the difference between a family farmer and a pigeon. When I said no, he delighted in explaining: "A pigeon can still make a deposit on a new John Deere." That's funny — except, it really wasn't. Worse, the bitter reality of the tractor joke is still true: The farm crisis has not gone away, though hundreds of thousands of farm families have... Read more

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