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Great Dane owner out on $10,000 bail

Great Dane owner out on $10,000 bail

Christina Fay is shown in her booking mugshot. (Courtesy/Carroll County Jail) Story prompts concern by dog lovers around the world By DAYMOND STEER, CONWAY DAILY SUN WOLFEBORO — The police chief handling the animal cruelty case in which 84 Great Danes were rescued from Wolfeboro and Bartlett vows he will prosecute the defendant to the fullest extent of the law.Chief Dean Rondeau of Wolfeboro said lessons will be applied from an animal cruelty case in Ossipee in 2016... Read more



Angry men with poor judgement, unconstrained by the truth

To The Daily Sun, Richard Burchell has a history of letting his anger control his judgment and his ability to state the truth. His letter to the editor of June 22 is a typical example of this. His comments on the bond issue are totally incorrect. The fact is the bond issue will be put out to bid in 2018 and at that time the Board of Commissioners will select the best deal for the taxpayers of... Read more

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Local pastor publishes book on today's church

LACONIA — Pastor James Morel, New Covenant Christian Church of Laconia, has published his first book of a series with World Ahead Press. The book, "Destiny Seekers," is a journey into his renewed faith and revelations into the future of today’s church as the world is quickly changing.In 2010, Morel and his congregation sensed a clear leading to return to the Hebraic roots of the Christian Church. He answers several questions relevant to today’s church... Read more

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Sylvia A. LaBrie, 62

Sylvia A. LaBrie, 62

 READING, Vt. — Sylvia Ann LaBrie, 62, of Reading, passed away June 22, 2017, at Mount Ascutney Hospital, in Windsor, after a courageous battle with cancer.Sylvia was born May 24, 1955, in Laconia, New Hampshire, and was the daughter of Evelyn (Parker) Parris and James Parris. She resided in Meredith, New Hampshire, for the early years, and moved to Vermont 21 years ago.She worked for many years as a chambermaid, and as a nurse at... Read more

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Calendar of Events

6-26-17b Calendar

  Library Events Events at Laconia Public Library: Teddy Bear Picnic, 2 to 3 p.m.; Adult Polymer Clay Craft, 6 to 8 p.m.​ For details call 603-524-4775. Mahjong, Gilford Public Library, 12:30 to 3 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042. Events at Hall Memorial Library, Northfield: Chess Club, 3 to 6 p.m.; The Bookers, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. For details call 603-286-8971.             Special Community Boys & Girls Club of the Lakes Region Golf Tournament, Laconia Country Club, 607 Elm St., Laconia, 7:30... Read more

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Gretchen Gandini - Gorgeous homes & recreation trails c…

I was enjoying a glass of wine on a deck overlooking Paugus Bay when I first learned that the executive boards of South Down Shores and Long Bay had filed suit against the State of New Hampshire to block the WOW Trail. A group of seasonal South Down Shores residents, interested in learning more about the WOW Trail project, had taken it upon themselves to become more informed and welcomed me and my husband to... Read more

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