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Charlie Chandler joins District 2 race for NH Senate seat

By MICHAEL KITCH, LACONIA DAILY SUN WARREN — Charles Chandler of Warren, best known as Charlie, yesterday became the first Democrat to announce he will seek a seat in the New Hampshire Senate in District 2. Born and raised in Laconia, which he called "my home town," Chandler has spent the last 45 years serving local and state government in elected, appointed and voluntary positions. "Public service is in my blood," he said. Chandler, a retired attorney, has... Read more


Bob Meade - Do-Re-Mi-Fa-Sol-La-Ti-Do . . .

Politics is somewhat like the music scale. If you don't find a way to use the notes in the middle, you don't have any harmony . . . only the Do-Dos on each end. Have you noticed how we have spent our time, effort, and money building a "dependent" class of people. We have even made it easier to be classified as "disabled." by liberalizing the conditions to qualify for the benefits. The number of citizens... Read more

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Art Gallery at ILHS features work of area students

MEREDITH — Inter-Lakes High school senior Lindsey Snow is hosting a regional student art gallery, open to high school and college students, now through May 27 This is part of a self-directed class called "Project YOU," a class where students direct their area of study, and develop a project. She decided to create the art show, as a way to give back to the artist community, and give younger artists a chance for publicity and... Read more

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George E. Haynes Jr., 70

George E. Haynes Jr., 70

  George E. Haynes Jr., 70 LACONIA - George Edward Haynes Jr., 70, passed away peacefully on May 21, 2016, with family close by. George was born Nov. 5, 1945, and raised by his parents George and Alice Haynes. He worked in manufacturing for the majority of his life for many local companies, ending his career at HCP Packaging as the head safety coordinator, of which he was very proud. George served in the Army Reserves for four years during... Read more

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Calendar of Events

5-24-16 Calendar

Events at Gilford Public Library: Lapsit story time, 10:30 to 11 a.m.; Story time, 11:15 to 11:45 a.m.; Social bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Lego Legion, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.; Makerspace Cooking Club, 3:15 to 4:30 p.m.; Nightly knitting, 6 to 8 p.m.; Author Aimee Fogg, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Events at Hall Memorial Library in Northfield: Tech Tuesday, 2 p.m.; Bananagrams for kids, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Coloring For Grownups at Moultonborough Public Library. 10:30... Read more

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Notable people - Robbie Vachon

Notable people - Robbie Vachon

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Following in his father's footsteps, Robbie Vachon, the son of Scoot and Bethanie Vachon and member of the class of 2012 at Laconia High School, will graduate May 22 from the United States Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering and a commission as a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps. Born at the Marine Air Station at Cherry Point, N.C. where his father Scott was serving, Vachon... Read more

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Susan Estrich - This is real

This is not a television show. This is not one of those audience response things that measure how loudly we scream and or how many balls we throw. No, this is our democracy, of Presidents Washington and Jefferson and Madison and Jackson and Lincoln and Roosevelt and, yes, Reagan and Obama. And Donald Trump? No. Is there anyone who doesn't know, really know, that it isn't right? Listen to their arguments: It's okay to elect an unqualified megalomaniac neo-fascist with no... Read more

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