Local News

Grateful for the Children's Auction

Grateful for the Children's Auction

Warren Bailey, Christopher Boothby and Tony Felch of the Greater Lakes Region Children's Auction distributed $53,500 among representatives of seven organizations at Lakes Region General Hospital yesterday. Kidworks Learning Center received $2,500, LRGH Family Birthplace $10,000, Inter-Lakes Day Care Center $5,000, Spaulding Youth Center $12,000, CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children) NH $12,000, Easter Seals NH Camp Sno-Mo $7,000, and Tiny Twisters $5,000. Each agency will apply the funds to capital projects. (Laconia Daily... Read more

Letters

We should be proud of changes Gilford voters made to school …

To The Daily Sun, At the School District Deliberative Session, last Tuesday evening, the citizens of Gilford expressed their continuing support for high quality education by voting, overwhelmingly, to reject the cuts made by the Budget Committee and restoring the budget beyond originally proposed by the School Board. Passage of this budget will assure that Gilford will continue to provide its students with the high level, quality educational opportunities for which our community is known and for which we all... Read more

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Announcements

Greater Meredith Program honors many at annual meeting

Greater Meredith Program honors many at annual meeting

Chris Williams was presented with the GMP Board Member of the Year award by Rusty McLear during the Greater Meredith Program annual meeting.   MEREDITH — The Greater Meredith Program held its annual meeting at Church Landing on Thursday, Feb. 5, to celebrate its accomplishments in 2015 and honor those who had made special contributions. The GMP's five committees were highlighted with reports from the Career Partnership Program, Design, Beautification, Promotion and Meredith Sculpture Walk Committee. Daniel Heyduk... Read more

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Obituaries

Arthur Baker, 62

Arthur Baker, 62

LOWELL, Mass. — Arthur G. Baker, 62, of Belmont, New Hampshire, a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend, died peacefully at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, on Feb. 6, 2016, after a brief illness. Arthur was born on July 13, 1953, in Laconia, New Hampshire to Elias and Edna (Lane) Baker. Arthur is survived by his beloved wife, Deborah, who was the love of his life. Art and Deb were married for a wonderful 22 years. His... Read more

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Calendar of Events

2-9-16 Calendar

Events at Gilman Library in Alton: Knitters' group, 11 a.m.;  Book chat, 7 p.m.; Events at Hall Memorial Library in Northfield: Spanish club, 10 a.m.; Quilters Circle, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Tech Tuesday, 2 p.m.; Project Teen, 3 p.m.; Bananagrams for kids, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.; Events at Meredith Public Library: Computer club, 10 a.m.; Events at Gordon-Nash Library in New Hampton: Piyo, 9 a.m.; Yoga with Shannon, 10:30 a.m.; Free meditation, 6 p.m.; Evening yoga, 7... Read more

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People

Local businesses help support Veterans Count Program

LACONIA — Veterans Count was conceived in 2007 when Easter Seals' board member, Mike Salter, sought to bring comprehensive, emergency aid to veterans and their families whose quality of life was significantly impacted by deployment to war zones. A veteran of the U.S. Army Special Forces, Salter and the Easter Seals NH President and CEO Larry Gammon approached the NH Joint Force Headquarters (NH National Guard), at that time commanded by Laconia native Major General Kenneth... Read more

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Columns

Lakes Region Profiles — The Lakes Region is alive with the s…

By Mary O'Neill Sales Associate at Roche Realty Group   The Lakes Region is known for its abundance of four-season sports and outside activities: swimming, skating, boating, hiking, kayaking, hunting, fishing, snowboarding, yard sailing, antiquing, skiing... the list goes on and on. But do not underestimate the sound of music in the Lakes Region. The New Hampshire Music Festival has brought music to the area for over 63 years. When it was founded in 1952, the festival consisted of... Read more

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