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School bus strike averted as First Student agrees to contra…

By GAIL OBER, LACONIA DAILY SUN BELMONT — School administrators from all over the Lakes Region breathed a collective sigh of relief Wednesday night when they learned that First Student Inc. had signed a contract with its workers at the Belmont facility. The employees, who are represented by Teamsters Local 633 of Manchester, had been working without a contract and had threatened to strike the company in an effort to settle some wage and pension issues. "This was... Read more


Who are you Republicans to say you are better than others?

To The Daily Sun, One of the cardinal issues of the recent presidential election were many bigoted and racists comments, by some voters, candidates (including President-elect Trump), and both parties. The Republican Party offers the more extreme right point of view, among its membership. In addition, Mr. Trump further aggravates this activity by promoting divisive comments, all in the name of seeking unity among all American citizens.The U.S. Constitution, with its The First Amendment, makes no... Read more

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Over 250 attend Meredith Rotary's annual Christmas dinner

MEREDITH — The Meredith Rotary Club hosted its 25th annual Senior Christmas Dinner on Sunday, Dec. 4, at Inter-Lakes Elementary School. More than 250 senior citizens from Meredith, Moultonborough, Center Harbor and Sandwich were served a full turkey dinner and entertained with music and song, and many won raffle prizes donated by Rotary members and local businesses, including Annalee Dolls and Moulton Farm. "The Senior Christmas Dinner is always a fun day that is free of... Read more

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Eleanor F. Dunn, 84

Eleanor F. Dunn, 84

CAMPTON —  Mrs. Eleanor Frances (Walker) Dunn, 84, of Campton, died at Lakes Region General Hospital on Dec. 6, 2016. She was born in Center Harbor on Sept. 15, 1932, the daughter of Benjamin and Margaret Walker. She is survived by her husband of 37 years, Arnold C. Dunn of Campton; six children: David Daoust, Deborah St. Jean, Donna Jones, Gary Daoust, Diane Daoust, and Theresa Stendor and husband Bill; several grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, all who... Read more

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Calendar of Events

12-11-16 Calendar

Christmas in Song at Bristol Baptist Church. 6 p.m.​ Clearlakes Chorale concert at St. Katharine Drexel Church in Alton. 2 p.m. Dan Carter performing for Sunday brunch at the Gunstock Inn in Gilford. 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. For details call 603-293-2021. Cool Yule Jazz Concert at Unitarian Universalist Society of Laconia. 4 to 6 p.m. For details call 603-848-2469. Heather Pierson Charlie Brown Christmas Special at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. 7 p.m. LRSO Lakes Region Symphony Orchestra Holiday... Read more

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Froma Harrop - Hillary Clinton, Martyr of the Year

Documentaries, plays and grand operas will be written about what was done to Hillary Clinton in the election of 2016. Some normal mistakes were mixed in with her many accomplishments, but there was nothing normal about her treatment by political foes and many of the respectable media alike. The gang-up on Clinton amounted to political torture, the likes of which will be remembered for generations. That makes Hillary Clinton the Martyr of the Year. Clinton entered the... Read more

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