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AG: Belmont officer cleared in Mazzitelli death

AG: Belmont officer cleared in Mazzitelli death

By THOMAS P. CALDWELL, LACONIA DAILY SUNBELMONT — Cpl. Evan Boulanger returned to work Tuesday afternoon after the state’s attorney general announced that Boulanger had been justified in the use of deadly force against Joseph Mazzitelli in a fatal confrontation on Sept. 30.The incident at the Irving station on Plummer Hill Road began with Boulanger attempting to arrest Mazzitelli on a harassment warrant and ended with Mazzitelli shooting himself in the head simultaneously with Boulanger... Read more


My letter was a little condescending, perhaps, but it wasn't…

To The Daily Sun, Last week a Mr. David B. Stowe (DVM) took me to the woodshed for being uncivil in my response to Robert Joseph. I read my letter a couple of times and couldn't find anything in it that was "uncivil." A tad condescending perhaps, with a couple of digs about the possibility of him sleeping through some of his classes. but uncivil, no. I try to inject a little humor into my letters... Read more

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Hobo Railroad to begin Santa Express train schedule

LINCOLN – The Hobo Railroad's Santa Express Trains kicks off the Friday after Thanksgiving, Nov. 24, and operates weekends at 1 p.m. through Saturday, Dec. 23. All passengers aboard the Santa Express Train receive a cup of hot chocolate and each family or group receives a box of holiday cookies to enjoy during the one-hour-and-20-minute holiday excursion. Children are given letters to complete for Santa, which he picks up as he makes his way through the... Read more

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Evelyn C. McAuliffe

Evelyn C. McAuliffe

  Evelyn C. McAuliffe CENTER HARBOR — Evelyn C. McAuliffe died Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Concord. She was the devoted wife and best friend of Dennis J. McAuliffe for more than 33 years. Evelyn was a commodity grader for the U.S. Department of Agriculture until retirement, and over the past 25 years a Realtor with Harsch Real Estate in Bennington, Vermont, as well as a senior tax adviser for H & R Block in their Bennington, Vermont... Read more

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Calendar of Events

11-25-17 Calendar

Library Events   Parent & Child Drop-In Craft: Gingerbread Houses at Laconia Public Library. 10 a.m. to noon​, at 695 N Main St in Laconia. For details call 603-524-4775. Gobble, Gobble, Saturday, Meredith Public Library, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For details call 603-279-4303.             Theater   "Heathers the Musical," Presented by One Light Theatre, Rome Theater, Tilton School, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. For details call 603-848-7979. "Christmas Musical," Presented by Streetcar Company, Laconia High School, 345 Union Ave., Laconia, 7 p.m... Read more

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Susan Estrich - Beware a silent backlash

I don't want to see the next name in the headlines for sexual misconduct. I know too many of them. I believe the women. Some companies are conducting internal checks, and some are not, because they don't want to get caught up in all this. And because while it's true that sexual harassment is a real problem, there are also questions of degree. An 89-year-old President George H.W. Bush, in a wheelchair, accused of sexual... Read more

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