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Belmont teachers disciplined

Sources say teachers were drinking at BHS after play By DAVID CARKHUFF/THE LACONIA DAILY SUN BELMONT — On Monday, May 1, four teachers will return to Belmont High School after being placed on administrative leave, Shaker Regional School District Superintendent Michael Tursi reported this week, but school officials have declined to shed light on the incident that led to their discipline.The circumstances of the teachers' discipline has been a closely guarded secret by administrative officials in the... Read more

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Letters

Judd Gregg & John Lynch - Why casino gambling would be b…

For more than 40 years New Hampshire Legislatures have debated the merits of legalizing casino gambling, and for 40 years they have rejected it. On May 4, when it next convenes, the New Hampshire House will debate and vote on it once again. Casino gambling would be wrong for New Hampshire. We urge Representatives of both parties to reject it once more. Here's why: First, and most importantly, casino revenue is not the state budget windfall that... Read more

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Announcements

Choose Franklin Community Day May 13 features parade, fair, …

FRANKLIN — The 13th Annual Choose Franklin Community Day will be held on Saturday, May 13, rain or shine. This year’s event, sponsored by Franklin Regional Hospital, Franklin Savings Bank, Modern Woodmen Financial (Sheryl Duford) and Mix 94.1 FM will take place at Odell Park, located on Memorial Street in downtown Franklin.Prior to the event the Paul Smith School PTA will hold the Hero Hustle, a 5K Fun Run/Walk on River Street in Franklin which... Read more

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Obituaries

Donald B. Weatherbee, 80

Donald B. Weatherbee, 80

MOULTONBOROUGH — Donald “Don” Basil Weatherbee, 80, formerly of Littleton, Massachusetts, passed away peacefully at Massachusetts General Hospital on April 15, 2017, with his loving family at his side.Don was born Nov. 19, 1936, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, son of Basil and Emily Mae (Clarke) Weatherbee.Don graduated from Wilmington High School where he played hockey and football and then attended Northeastern University.His 33-year career at AT&T began in Boston. He then transferred to Maine working... Read more

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Calendar of Events

5-1-17 Calendar

Library Events Events at Gilford Public Library: Mahjong, 12:30 to 3 p.m.; Legos, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042. Adult Craft n' Laugh, Belmont Public Library, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. For details call 603-267-8331. Events at Hall Memorial Library, Northfield: Chess Club, 3 to 6 p.m.; Reading Without Walls Challenge, 3 to 4 p.m.; Scrabble for Adults, 6 to 7:30 p.m. For details call 603-286-8971.         Special Community Spring Book Sale, Hall Memorial Library, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m... Read more

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Columns

Rep. Robert Fisher - Official statement regarding claims by …

I'm sure many of you have been looking for a response to the allegations that hit the news this week. So I decided to take a little time and address a few very large misquotes and falsehoods that managed to sneak by the Daily Beast's editor (if they have one).Some may be wondering if I plan to step down after uttering such terrible phrases. Some might be thinking, "but wait a second, I know Robbie... Read more

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