Local News

Disciplined over school protest?

Inter-Lakes High School superintendent rebuffs questions about walkout By THOMAS P. CALDWELL, LACONIA DAILY SUNMEREDITH — School authorities are offering no further comment about a student walkout on Wednesday, including answering questions about a report that they are disciplining the student responsible.The walkout, staged to honor the memories of the students killed in the Valentine’s Day shooting in Florida, and to protest Congress’s lack of action on calls to ban assault-type weapons, took 17 minutes out... Read more

Letters

When will they love their kids as much as they love their gu…

To The Daily Sun, Our fake president is saying what his big money contributor the NRA wants him to say regarding the issue of gun control. Rather than endorsing a plan to ban assault weapons he and the NRA want to turn schools into battle zones. The only people who would lose their rights in an assault weapon ban are those who want to kill as many people as possible in venues where large amounts of... Read more

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Announcements

Annual Ducks Unlimited dinner slated for March 24

TILTON — The Daniel Webster Chapter of Ducks Unlimited will hold its thirtieth annual dinner banquet and auction on Saturday, March 24 at 5 p.m. at La Piece-The Room in Tilton. Each year the United States loses some 140,000 acres of wetland habitat. Since its inception, Ducks Unlimited has raised over one billion dollars and enhanced and restored over 14 million habitat acres, encompassing over 15,000 wetland projects, in an effort to reverse this destructive trend... Read more

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Obituaries

Christina M. Armes, 29

Christina M. Armes, 29

MEREDITH — Christina Marie Armes, 29, of Meredith, died Feb. 19, 2018, at Lahey Clinic, in Burlington, Massachusetts.Born in Southbridge, Massachusetts, on June 6, 1988, she was the daughter of Robert Lawrence and Patricia Ann (Duquette) Armes.Christina moved to New Hampshire at an early age and had been a resident of the Lakes Region area for most all her life.Christina treasured the time she spent with her children and family. She had a very... Read more

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Calendar of Events

2-21-18 Calendar

Library EventsEvents at Laconia Public Library: Preschool Story Time (Birth to Age 6), 10 to 11 a.m.; Adult Board Game Night, 6 to 7 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.; Art(ists) Alive!, 3:30 to 5 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042.Events at Belmont Public Library: Family Story Time, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Explore Creativity, 5 to 6:30 p.m. For... Read more

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Columns

Michelle Malkin - Do not let the children lead

Where are all the grown-ups in times of crisis and grief? Don't bother searching America's prestigious law schools. Two adult men, occupying lofty perches as law professors, argued this week that the voting age in the U.S. should be lowered to 16 because some high school survivors of the Parkland, Florida, shooting who want gun control "are proving how important it is to include young people's voices in political debate." That was the assertion of University of... Read more

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