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Man dies after collision with utility pole

LACONIA — A local man died after the vehicle he was driving struck a utility pole at the junction of Union Avenue and Messer Street very early Thursday morning. Dennis Rudzinski, 25, of Laconia was found inside the vehicle but unresponsive when police came upon the scene of the collision at 12:29 a.m. on Thursday. Firefighters attended to him at the scene then transported him to Lakes Region General Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. Police... Read more


Belmont should shovel sidewalks for elderly & disabled

To The Daily Sun, I think it's a crying shame that sidewalks are not plowed for the elderly and disabled. It's pretty sad when you can't even use a walker on the sidewalk. Put the bums to work that won't work and shovel the walkways to save taxpayer dollars. Francis Hilliard Belmont Read more

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Annual Francoeur/Babcock Basketball Tournament starting on M…

GILFORD — The 24th Annual Francoeur/Babcock Memorial Basketball Tournament will take place at the Gilford Middle School from Thursday, March 9 to Sunday, March 12. Sponsored by the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department, the tournament will host 12 area teams consisting of boys and girls in grades 3 – 6 from Belmont, Gilford, Gilmanton, Laconia and Sanbornton. This invitational tournament is held in memory of Aaron T. Francoeur, who was a thirteen year old Gilford Middle/High... Read more

23-02-2017 Hits:18 Community Announcements  - avatar


Kate E. Kilroy-Ahne, 30

Kate E. Kilroy-Ahne, 30

  Kate E. Kilroy-Ahne, 30 MOULTONBOROUGH — Kate Elizabeth Kilroy-Ahne, 30, of Moultonborough, passed away on Feb. 22, 2017, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospital in Lebanon. She was born on May 26, 1986, in Newton, Massachusetts, the daughter of Brian R. Kilroy and Elizabeth J. "Beth" (Nash) Sterling. Kate was married in Gilford on Sept. 13, 2014, to the love of her life, Kevin James Ahne. Kate attended Moultonborough Academy and graduated with the class of 2004 and she later received... Read more

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Calendar of Events

2-26-17 Calendar

Live Music - Daniel Perkins and PSU Chamber Singers, Taylor Community, Woodside Building, 435 Union Ave., Laconia, 3 p.m. Program of Korean folk songs, Brahms and Lennon and McCartney, among others. For details call 603-366-1400. Live Music - Victor Wooten Trio, Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center, 39 Main St., Plymouth, 6:30 to 9 p.m.       Public Skating, Merrill Fay Arena, 468 Province Road, Laconia, noon to 1:30 p.m. For details call 603-528-0789.   Read more

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Susan Estrich - Enough about the shoes

That the two most prominent women in the Trump administration should be caught up in a controversy about shoes tells you (if not our new leader) how far we have to go. In a world threatened by ISIS, in a nation of immigrants wondering who will next be deported, is Kellyanne Conway's endorsement of Ivanka Trump's shoes really worthy of a federal investigation, really enough to hold up her security clearance, really deserving of the millions... Read more

24-02-2017 Hits:22 Columns  - avatar