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Gilmanton Police find two boys shooting pellet guns at cars

Gilmanton Police find two boys shooting pellet guns at cars

GILMANTON — Police caught up to two boys who allegedly shot a pellet gun and a BB gun at passing vehicles on Province Road near Prescott Road Wednesday afternoon. Police Chief Matt Currier said a sergeant met with individuals who found their car windows broken and vehicles dented. After a brief search of the area, he found two boys hiding under a camper trailer. He seized a BB pistol and two BB and pellet guns from them... Read more


My bankruptcy was rooted in severe medical problems

To The Daily Sun, Reading the newspapers today, I came across an unflattering account of my business and professional life. That's politics. The writer may even have been guided by concern for the voters of Belknap County and not, as I suspect, a political plant. Let me set the record straight. I have not cheated anyone. My bankruptcy was rooted in severe medical problems affecting my father and my wife. My interest and knowledge of the health delivery... Read more

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Bolduc Golf Tournament raises $1,000

LACONIA — The 23rd annual Bolduc Park Golf Tournament took place last Sunday, Aug. 21, and raised about $1,000 for Lakes Region golfers, according to Bob Bolduc. He thanks all the sponsors throughout the Lakes Region for a very successful event. The results are as follows: • Boys 15 and younger: first place to Evan Johnston with 75, second place to Parker Cox with 77, and third place to Garrett Hammer, with 79. • Women 16 to 59... Read more

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Mary S. King, 90

Mary S. King, 90

  BOSCAWEN — Mary S. King, 90, formerly of Portland, Connecticut, and Laconia and Franklin, New Hampshire, died at Merrimack County Nursing Home on Aug. 23, 2016. She resided in Portland for 37 years and later in Middletown, Connecticut, before moving to Laconia in 2005 to be near her daughter.She was born in Hartford, Connecticut on May 6, 1926, the daughter of Edmund and Mabel (Wilton) Saunders. Mary was raised in West Hartford and graduated from... Read more

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Calendar of Events

8-28-16 Calendar

Newmont Military Band, Belmont Public Library, 1 to 3:30 p.m.​ Free Summertime Concert Series presents Annie and the Orphans, Alan and Savina Hartwell Memorial Bandstand, Tilton Island, 6 to 8:30 p.m. For details call 603-286-3000. Brian Wilson, Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion, Gilford, 7:30 p.m.       Belmont Farmers Market, Belmont Mill and Pavilion. 9:30 a.m.​       Lakes Region Fine Arts and Crafts Festival, downtown Meredith, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Farm to Table Brunch, Moulton Farm, Meredith, 9 a.m. to noon. For... Read more

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Pat Buchanan - A lot of smoke here, Hillary

Prediction: If Hillary Clinton wins, within a year of her inauguration, she will be under investigation by a special prosecutor on charges of political corruption, thereby continuing a family tradition. For consider what the Associated Press reported this week: The surest way for a person with private interests to get a meeting with Secretary of State Clinton, or a phone call returned by her, it seems, was to dump a bundle of cash into the Clinton... Read more

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