Local News

Pub Mania takes hold in Gilford

Pub Mania takes hold in Gilford

Children’s Christmas auction founder Warren Bailey and his 9 year old granddaughter Edeline address the crowd at Patrick’s Pub and Eatery prior to the start of Pub Mania on Thursday.  (Alan MacRae/for The Laconia Daily Sun) Charity drive, in 8th year, has already topped $1 million mark By ROGER AMSDEN, for THE LACONIA DAILY SUN GILFORD — Pub Mania kicked off its eighth year Thursday morning with an opening ceremony at Patrick's Pub & Eatery, at which Mike... Read more

Letters

Who are you Republicans to say you are better than others?

To The Daily Sun, One of the cardinal issues of the recent presidential election were many bigoted and racists comments, by some voters, candidates (including President-elect Trump), and both parties. The Republican Party offers the more extreme right point of view, among its membership. In addition, Mr. Trump further aggravates this activity by promoting divisive comments, all in the name of seeking unity among all American citizens.The U.S. Constitution, with its The First Amendment, makes no... Read more

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Announcements

Hundreds of hand-knit mittens, scarves and hats donated

Hundreds of hand-knit mittens, scarves and hats donated

Eric Petell, assistant vice president, branch and business development manager (left); Jennifer Reera, branch services representative (second from left); and Kerry Herward, teller (second from right) stand with members of the Wesley Woods Craft Group (from left) Joan Edwards, Rosemarie Grant, Pat Osgood, Ruthann Schuster and Marilyn Ayer. (Courtesy photo)   LACONIA — A local craft group based out of the Wesley Woods Senior Living Community in Gilford has donated hundreds of hand-knit mittens, scarves and hats to... Read more

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Obituaries

Frederick A."Ted" Trevor Jr., 87

Frederick A."Ted" Trevor Jr., 87

MEREDITH — Frederick A."Ted" Trevor Jr., 87, formerly of Moultonborough, passed away on Dec. 6, 2016, at Golden View Health Care Center, Meredith, after a courageous battle with old age. Ted was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on Feb. 12, 1929, to Dr. Frederick A. Trevor and Blanche Mosley Trevor. His parents had a summer home on Meredith Bay in New Hampshire. Ted attended Melrose, Massachusetts, schools until he became too much for his mother to handle and... Read more

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Calendar of Events

12-11-16 Calendar

Christmas in Song at Bristol Baptist Church. 6 p.m.​ Clearlakes Chorale concert at St. Katharine Drexel Church in Alton. 2 p.m. Dan Carter performing for Sunday brunch at the Gunstock Inn in Gilford. 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. For details call 603-293-2021. Cool Yule Jazz Concert at Unitarian Universalist Society of Laconia. 4 to 6 p.m. For details call 603-848-2469. Heather Pierson Charlie Brown Christmas Special at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. 7 p.m. LRSO Lakes Region Symphony Orchestra Holiday... Read more

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Columns

Froma Harrop - Hillary Clinton, Martyr of the Year

Documentaries, plays and grand operas will be written about what was done to Hillary Clinton in the election of 2016. Some normal mistakes were mixed in with her many accomplishments, but there was nothing normal about her treatment by political foes and many of the respectable media alike. The gang-up on Clinton amounted to political torture, the likes of which will be remembered for generations. That makes Hillary Clinton the Martyr of the Year. Clinton entered the... Read more

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