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Two to vie for Sanbornton selectman

SANBORNTON — There is one contested race, that of selectman, for voters to decide in the town elections. John Olmstead takes on David A. Nickerson for the three-year term available. With no competition, Katy Wells and Craig Weisman filed for two three-year terms on the Budget Committee; Phil Turner and Judy Gibbons filed for two three-year terms as cemetery trustee; Carol Raymond and David W. Adams filed for the two three-year terms for library trustee;... Read more


Would Woodstock be considered agritourism if held in 2016?

To The Daily Sun, Max Yasgur owned a 600-acre dairy farm in Bethel, New York. He rented it out to a concert promoter named Michael Lang in August, 1969, for three days of peace, love and music. What could go wrong? Organizers told the town of Bethel that they expected no more than 50,000 people, permits were issued. 400,000 showed up. With little time to work with, they put most efforts into staging and sound equipment... Read more

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Student Council to host candidate's night in Gilford

GILFORD —  THe Gilford High School's Student Council will sponsor a get-to-know-the-candidates night on Feb. 17 at 6 p.m. at Gilford Elementary School. All town and schooldistrict  candidates have been invited to participate. Each candidate will have the opportunity to explain his/her platform and what he/she would like to accomplish during the upcoming term. There will be a  a short break to give the public an opportunity to write questions directed to a specific candidate. The questions... Read more

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Richard J. Ayers, 55

Richard J. Ayers, 55

  Richard J. Ayers, 55 CAMPTON — Richard Jeffrey Ayers, 55, of Livermore Road, died suddenly on Feb. 8, 2016, at Speare Memorial Hospital, in Plymouth, after injuries received from a fall. Born in Hartford, Connecticut, on Aug. 20, 1960, he was the son of the late Paul L. Jr. and Ann (Merrigan) Ayers. Richard grew up in Duxbury, Massachusetts, and graduated from Duxbury High School, class of 1978. He has been a resident of the Campton area for... Read more

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Calendar of Events

2-12-16 Calendar

Events at Gilford Public Library: Story time, 10:30 to 11 a.m.; Social bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Knit Wits, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.; Conversational German, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Events at Hall Memorial Library in Northfield: Introduction to Word, 10:30 a.m. to noon; Sit and knit, 2 p.m. Events at Moultonborough Public Library: Stitch and chat, 10 a.m. to noon; Learn how to research family history, 1 to 3 p.m.; Events at Sanbornton Public Library: Story time... Read more

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Local businesses help support Veterans Count Program

LACONIA — Veterans Count was conceived in 2007 when Easter Seals' board member, Mike Salter, sought to bring comprehensive, emergency aid to veterans and their families whose quality of life was significantly impacted by deployment to war zones. A veteran of the U.S. Army Special Forces, Salter and the Easter Seals NH President and CEO Larry Gammon approached the NH Joint Force Headquarters (NH National Guard), at that time commanded by Laconia native Major General Kenneth... Read more

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DuBois — Climbing a legend: Cannon Mountain

By GORDON DUBOIS   Last week I emailed my hiking comrades inviting them to join Reuben and me on a hike to the summit of Cannon Mountain. This was really Reuben's hike, as he is working on his "Winter-48" list, which means hiking in the winter months to all the mountain summits in New Hampshire with elevations over 4,000 feet. One my friends responded, "I'm not going, it's supposed to snow that day." My response, "Isn't that... Read more

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