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Mensa Foundation recognizes Dr. Harold Lyon

Mensa Foundation recognizes Dr. Harold Lyon

By THOMAS P. CALDWELL, LACONIA DAILY SUN MEREDITH — Friday’s ceremony honoring Dr. Harold “Hal” C. Lyon Jr. with the Mensa Educational and Research Foundation’s 2017 Intellectual Benefits to Society Award also served as a family reunion, a gathering of friends, and a military reunion. Lyon’s son, Lt. Col. Gregg Lyon, acted as master of ceremonies for the event at Church Landing, with fellow Marine Dave Kutcher stepping up to introduce Dist. 1 Executive Councilor Joe Kenney... Read more



Hiking with an unleashed dog can be very risky for others

To The Daily Sun, Being outdoors and hiking is one of the most thought provoking activities known to this world for its peaceful and quiet surroundings. Whether it's walking along a trail, running through the never ending forests of New Hampshire, or even reaching the peaks of those 4,000 footers that you were destined to climb from the first scent of summer. For my mother and I, we spend our times out in nature attempting and completing... Read more

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Absentee ballots available in Laconia

Absentee ballot applications are available for the Sept. 12 state special election for the District 9 seat to the House of Representatives and the city primary election in Wards 1, 2 and 4. Only one application is needed for both ballots. See the clerk at City Hall, or visit http://laconianh.gov/DocumentCenter/Home/View/1726. If you have any questions about the upcoming elections, contact the City Clerk’s Office at 527-1265. Read more

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Phyllis M. Dane Prouty, 88

Phyllis M. Dane Prouty, 88

  MOULTONBOROUGH — Phyllis M. Dane Prouty of Moultonborough died suddenly on Aug. 15, 2017, at her home.Born on July 27, 1925, in Medford, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of Joseph Noyes and Alice (Hilson) Marsh.She graduated from Medford High School and attended Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts.She spent one year in Mexico with the American Friends Service Committee. In 1951 she married Sherman Dane, also of Medford. They moved to Marshfield, Massachusetts, where they raised... Read more

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Calendar of Events

8-23-17 Calendar

Library Events Adult Board Game Night, Laconia Public Library, 6 to 7:30 p.m.​ For details call 603-524-4775. 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. Events tat Belmont Public Library: Story Time, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Adult Craft and Laugh, 5 to 6 p.m. For details call 603-267-8331. Whimsical Tales, Meredith Public Library, 10 to 11 a.m. For details call 603-279-4303. Events at Hall Memorial... Read more

21-08-2017 Hits:39 Calendar of Events Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen


Bob Meade - Let's recapture civility

What we read in the “letters” section of this and other newspapers, is a microcosm of how our country is functioning today. Or, more accurately, how our country is dis-functioning today. Hardly a day goes by without our being able to read a letter demeaning another writer. The writers don’t make an argument of substance, but will often take someone to task for expressing their faith, or their differing political viewpoint, or because they’re old... Read more

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