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The urge to purge

The urge to purge

On Thursday, April 20, Arthur Lee deposits cardboard into a recycling bin at the Gilford Transfer Station. Lee said he uses the facility about once a week, for both recycling and brush disposal. (David Carkhuff/Laconia Daily Sun)  Spring cleaning fever floods area  transfer and recycling stations By DAVID CARKHUFF, LACONIA DAILY SUN SANBORNTON — A burst of spring cleaning may account for a surge of people flocking to transfer stations with their trash and recyclables.In Sanbornton, so much... Read more

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Letters

Nice to see so many new female letter writers in The Sun

To The Daily Sun, I was glad to read the many new letters to the editor by new female writers! A woman has many thoughts and feelings. I find their moods change according to their needs, feelings are happy and sad, filled with a need to embrace self esteem and strength. Colors and attire denote our female and male politicians, and express their self image. Men and women denote their moods, colors are prominent, men express... Read more

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Announcements

Jonathan Lorentz performs at the Purple Pit Jazz Club Saturd…

Jonathan Lorentz performs at the Purple Pit Jazz Club Saturday

  BRISTOL — The Purple Pit Jazz Club will present the Jonathan Lorentz Quartet on Saturday, April 29, at 7 p.m. Lorentz is a high-energy tenor saxophonist firmly grounded in the New York City jazz tradition. He leads his group, vibraphonist Paul Heckel, bassist John Hunter and drummer Tim Gilmore), with an aggressive modern fervor, as they run the musical gamut from playful originals to soulfully reimagined jazz classics. The show will open with a performance by... Read more

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Obituaries

Francis T. Baker Sr., 83

Francis T. Baker Sr., 83

  Francis T. Baker Sr., 83 WINTER HAVEN, Fla. — Francis T. Baker Sr. died peacefully in his sleep on Friday, April 21, 2017. He was born Dec. 29, 1933, in Scituate, Mass. He is survived by the love of his life, Mary Baker; his sons, Butch Baker (daughter-in-law Kathy Baker), Nathaniel Baker and Sage Baker; daughters, Diane Dame, Brenda Ganong, Judi Richard, Bobbi-Jo Baker, Heather Caissey, Mercedes Kosbab and Ashlie Sanchez. He had 19 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. He... Read more

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Calendar of Events

4-27-17 Calendar

Library Events Events at Laconia Public Library: Preschool Story Time (Birth - Age 3), 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.; Preschool Story Time (Ages 3-5), 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Purl Jam: Knitting and Crocheting Group, 2 to 3:30 p.m. For details call 603-524-4775. Events at Gilford Public Library: Vacation Legos, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Conversational French, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.; Book Bites, 5 to 6:30 p.m.; Foreign Movie Night, 7 to 9 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042. Knotty Knitters, Meredith... Read more

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Columns

Froma Harrop - What it means to be truly liberal on abortion

Donald Trump has mastered the authoritarian act, and that's how he attracted his brigade of humble followers. Some on the left seem to envy this ability to force obedience through threats and attacks. But that approach doesn't work on issue-oriented voters, doubly so on matters requiring nuance. Abortion is one such issue. Thus, one cannot fathom the ongoing crusade by abortion rights activists to crush Heath Mello, a moderate Democrat running for mayor of Omaha. NARAL... Read more

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