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Jeffrey Clay is arrested after sparring with selectmen at board meeting By MICHAEL KITCH, LACONIA DAILY SUN ALTON — Once again, a resident and selectmen butted heads at a meeting, resulting in the arrest of Jeffrey Clay. When the Board of Selectmen met on Wednesday evening, Clay was removed by police and arrested after allegedly refusing to comply with the chairman's request to confine his remarks to items posted on the agenda and resisting the efforts of police... Read more

Letters

Home sharing provides economic opportunity for 2,200 N.H. ho…

To The Daily Sun, I am writing in response to a story that appeared in the Daily Sun on Feb. 14, headlined, "Lawmakers struggling with how, or if, to regulate Airbnb operations in N.H." Airbnb is proud to provide Granite State residents with the opportunity to earn supplemental income by sharing their own homes. In the last year, 2,200 hosts welcomed over 100,000 guests to the state, with the typical host earning $5,400 by renting their space... Read more

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Announcements

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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Obituaries

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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Columns

Jim Hightower - Put food policy back on the table

During the farm crisis of the 1980s, an Iowa farmer asked if I knew the difference between a family farmer and a pigeon. When I said no, he delighted in explaining: "A pigeon can still make a deposit on a new John Deere." That's funny — except, it really wasn't. Worse, the bitter reality of the tractor joke is still true: The farm crisis has not gone away, though hundreds of thousands of farm families have... Read more

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