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Autumn's spectacle – Leaf season resides in the eye of the b…

Autumn's spectacle – Leaf season resides in the eye of the beholder

A mixture of fall color with a hint of summer as the leaves have been slow to change this season.  (Karen Bobotas/for the Laconia Daily Sun)   By RICK GREEN, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — The yellows, reds, oranges and purples of autumn may be more or less brilliant depending on the year, but Andy Fast always finds the season incredibly beautiful. Fast, the University of New Hampshire Extension forester in Belknap and Strafford counties, spends a lot of... Read more



LHS Class of 1966 having lunch on Oct. 28; hope to see you t…

To THe Daily Sun, Any member of the Laconia High School Class of 1966 interested in getting together for lunch, please contact Mike Laramie at 524-7513. If no answer please leave a message. We plan on meeting at Hector's Restaurant in Laconia on Oct. 28 at 12:30 p.m. Hope to see a lot of you there. Mike Laramie Laconia Read more

22-10-2017 Hits:53 Letters Edward Engler - avatar Edward Engler


1022117 Chiefs Cheerleaders holding photo fundraiser Sat. (…

  LACONIA —The Laconia Chiefs Cheerleaders will be holding a fund-raising family photography session this Saturday, Oct. 28. People can come to have their photographs taken at Smith's Apple Orchard on Leavitt Road in Belmont between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. The participating photographers are Chantel Marilyn Portraiture and Daniel Fife Photography. The charge will be five photographs for $40. In addition to the photo sessions there will also be a 50/50 raffle. The winners must be present in... Read more

23-10-2017 Hits:20 Community Announcements Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen


William J. McCarty Sr., 84

William J. McCarty Sr., 84

  William J. McCarty Sr., 84 GILFORD — William J. “Bill” McCarty, Sr., age 84, passed quietly from this life on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, at Saint Francis Home in Laconia after a long illness. He was born in Clinton, Massachusetts, on Aug. 4, 1933, and grew up there and in neighboring Lancaster. He served his country in the Navy as a communications officer and later graduated with a business degree from St. Michael’s College in Winooski, Vermont. He worked... Read more

23-10-2017 Hits:17 Obituaries Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen

Calendar of Events

10-25-17 Calendar

Library Events   Preschool Story Time Halloween Party, Laconia Public Library, 10 to 11 a.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.; Candy Apple Pops for Teens, 3 to 4 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042. Events at Belmont Public Library: Story Time, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Explore Creativity, 5 to 6 p.m. For details call 6032678331. Events at Meredith Public Library: Whimsical Tales Halloween... Read more

23-10-2017 Hits:94 Calendar of Events Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen


Michelle Malkin - Don't believe very woman who says #MeToo

"#MeToo" is the social media meme of the moment. In a 24-hour period, the phrase was tweeted nearly a half million times and posted on Facebook 12 million times. Spearheaded by actress Alyssa Milano in the wake of Hollyweird's Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment scandal, women have flooded social media with their own long-buried accounts of being pestered, groped or assaulted by rapacious male predators in the workplace. Count me out. It's one thing to break down cultural... Read more

20-10-2017 Hits:438 Columns Edward Engler - avatar Edward Engler