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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


Why should we have to make donations to keep polluters in ch…

To The Daily Sun, Do you get asked to donate to environmental organizations online? Consider the following examples: "Please make an emergency donation so that NRDC can defend our environment on all fronts and fight to uphold the Clean Power Plan in federal court." "GMO apples could mean more pesticides. Give $75 to Friends of the Earth and help keep them out of our food system!" "Make a contribution to Climate Hawks Vote so that together we can keep taking... Read more

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ACE Academies offer kids a chance to fly in summer camps

ACE Academies offer kids a chance to fly in summer camps

LACONIA — Dan Caron, the education director of the highly successful summertime day camps of WinnAero, the ACE Academies, is preparing for the upcoming summer. The ACE Academies are the STEM-oriented summer camps for youth interested in aviation and aerospace applications. The camps are run as part of the nonprofit WinnAero’s mission to support and teach science, technology, engineering and math to youth. “Our camps are taught by New Hampshire certified teachers as well as... Read more

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Bonnie E. Tilton, 65

Bonnie E. Tilton, 65

MOULTONBOROUGH — Bonnie Evelyn Tilton, 65, of Sheridan Road, died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at Wolfeboro Bay Center in Wolfeboro. Born Aug. 4, 1951, in Portland, Maine, daughter of the late Harold and Irma (Mcallister) Tilton, she lived all of her life in Moultonborough. She was a graduate of Kingswood Regional High School and attended both Plymouth State College and Belknap College. Bonnie worked with her husband running Musky's Auto Body Shop for many years in Wolfeboro... 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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Michael Barone - Partisan lines are holding

Amid the turmoil of the first month of the Trump administration, with courts blocking his temporary travel ban and his national security adviser resigning after 24 days, the solid partisan divisions in the electorate — modestly changed in 2016 from what they'd been over the previous two decades — remain in place. That's apparent in roll call votes in Congress. Republicans have almost unanimously supported administration policies and appointments (except for withdrawn Labor nominee Andy Puzder)... Read more

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