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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

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Letters

Here is a list of the legislation I will support in the 2018…

To The Daily Sun, As your representative in Concord for Sanbornton and Tilton, and as the filing period for new legislation has come to a close, I want to update you on the changes to laws I am sponsoring or co-sponsoring: Prime Sponsor (and my first bill ever) — 2018-2129 HB relative to driver education. Result: This bill will allow parents or guardians to teach Drivers Ed. to their own children, in-lieu of the $700 commercial option. Co-Sponsor — 2018-2039 HB... Read more

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Announcements

Waukewan Ladies Donation

Waukewan Ladies Donation

Waukewan Ladies Golf League donates to Circle Program   Following a very successful Invitational Golf Tournament the Waukewan Ladies Golf League was able to make a donation in support of The Circle Program. Through a combination of adult and peer support that is delivered through a year-round mentoring and residential summer camp programs, The Circle Program provides girls from low-income families with new opportunities to learn the skills, courage and confidence they need to handle the... Read more

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Obituaries

Robert C. Chase, 74

Robert C. Chase, 74

  Robert C. Chase, 74 BELMONT — Robert "Bob" Charles Chase, 74, of Brown Hill Road died Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, at Lakes Region Hospital, Laconia, surrounded by his loving family. Bob was born April 19, 1943, in Laconia, son to the late Merton Chase and Ida (Grimston) Wheeler. He had been self-employed, running his own site work business for more than 30 years. He was a member of the Elks Lodge 876. Bob enjoyed hunting, fishing and telling stories. Bob is... Read more

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Calendar of Events

10-22-17 Calendar

Music   St. Paul's Trio in Concert, Taylor Community (Woodside Building), 435 Union Ave., Laconia, 3 p.m. For details call 603-524-5600. Mary Wilson of The Supremes, Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center, 39 Main St., Plymouth, 3 p.m. For details call 603-536-2551.             Special Community   Making Strides (Against Breast Cancer) of the Greater Lakes Region Walk, Opechee Park, 915 North Main St., Laconia. 11 a.m. For details call 603-471-4148. Campaign to Change Direction, Unitarian Universalist Society, 172 Pleasant St., Laconia, 2... Read more

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Columns

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

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