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Getting letters on the lakes

Getting letters on the lakes

 The Uncle Sam mail boat delivered mail to Lake Winnipesaukee islands from 1906 through 1961. A 1916 act of Congress designated it as the only floating post office in the country. (Courtesy photo) Sophie C carries on Lake Winnipesaukee’s 125-year mailboat tradition By ROGER AMSDEN, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — The Sophie C is the oldest floating post office in the United States and continues a Lake Winnipesaukee tradition that dates back to 1892. Sophie's daily mail runs take... Read more

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Letters

We all need to pay attention to & be responsible for tho…

To The Daily Sun, Who pays attention to and is responsible for those in need? First, a definition of need is required. Life and the continuation of it, must have basic elements present. Health is the primary status all must achieve from birth. Parents have the responsibility for the first few years. For various reasons not all children are born into ideal conditions. Throughout history governments or charitable organizations have made attempts to compensate for lack of parental care. Charities are still trying to... Read more

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Announcements

Camp Resilience looking for donation of office space

GILFORD — Camp Resilience, the Lakes Region-based veterans support group, is seeking office space for one person effective August 2017. Due to unprecedented growth in its veterans programs, Camp Resilience requested help from the Americorps VISTA Program. The non-profit recently learned their request had been approved and Olivia Kimmel will be joining Camp Resilience as its Americorps VISTA volunteer. Ms. Kimmel’s work will include all the administrative functions of Camp Resilience as well as innovating projects... Read more

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Obituaries

Costas C. Golionis 70

Costas C. Golionis 70

  LACONIA — Costas C. Golionis 70, of Champlin Street died on Saturday, June 24, 2017, at Lakes Region General Hospital surrounded by his loving family.Costas was born Jan. 15, 1947, in Trikala, Greece, son to the late Konstantinos and Aglaia (Goulioni) Pyrgiotis.Following his naval military service in Greece, he moved to New Hampshire in 1970. He worked for Laconia Needle for a several years, becoming a lead man and meeting his future wife. Costas later... Read more

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Calendar of Events

6-28-17 Calendar

Library Events Adult Board Game Night, Laconia Public Library, 6 to 7:30 p.m. For details call 6035244775. 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 at the Beach, Gilford Town Beach, 40 Varney Point Road, Gilford, noon to 12:30 p.m. For details call Gilford Public Library, 603-524-6042. Events at Belmonr Public Library: Story Time, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Adult Craft and Laugh... Read more

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Columns

Pat Buchanan - Democrats will dump Pelosi

In the first round of the special election for the House seat in Georgia's Sixth District, 30-year-old Jon Ossoff swept 48 percent. He more than doubled the vote of his closest GOP rival, Karen Handel. A Peach State pickup for the Democrats and a huge humiliation for President Trump seemed at hand. But in last week's final round, Ossoff, after the most costly House race in history, got 48 percent again, and lost. If Democratic donors are... Read more

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