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A granite bench has been installed at Bolduc Park on the Laconia-Gilford town line in memory of Ken and Barbara Bolduc. Donors included Armand and Arlene Hamel, seated, former Laconia residents now living in Merrimac, Massachusetts. Standing are Norman and Anita McKeown of Belmont; Allan Hopkins, Bolduc Park worker; and Marilyn and Bob Bolduc of Belmont. Ken Bolduc was the oldest of 14 children in the Charles and Aurore Bolduc family of Gilford and served... Read more


Mike Cryans will be an effective leader we can all be proud …

To The Daily Sun, As a former state representative from Charlestown and now living in Laconia, I want to urge my friends in the region to elect Mike Cryans to represent District 1 on the Executive Council. Mike is a longtime Grafton County commissioner who worked closely with Ray Burton and watch his tireless efforts on behalf of the people he served. Mike's political style is similar to Ray's, and as a result he will be an... Read more

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Spooky Tales at Sanbornton Library on Oct. 26

SANBORNTON — Adults who enjoy a scary story crafted to make the hair stand up and knees tremble will enjoy this year's presentation from the local writers' group. Local writers have crafted scary stories, offering an evening's entertainment for adults on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 7 p.m at the Sanbornton Public Library. Stories to make goosebumps rise include "Elmer's Dark Horror," "A Scent of Lilacs," "A Tweak of Dread" and "Mr. Abernicus MacMaster's Halloween Treats" and more. This... Read more

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Maurice 'Moe' P. Perry, 79

Maurice 'Moe' P. Perry, 79

  Maurice "Moe" P. Perry, 79 LACONIA — Maurice Paul "Moe" Perry, 79, of 68 Baldwin St., died Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, at Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia. He was born on Jan. 28, 1937, in Laconia, the son of the late Peter and Beatrice (Ouellette) Perry. Moe served in the Army and following his enlistment, worked as a ballroom dance instructor for Arthur Murray's Studio. Moe was a true handyman, always ready to help fix a neighbor's car... Read more

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Calendar of Events

10-23-16 Calendar

"Carrie: The Musical," Winnipesaukee Playhouse, 50 Reservoir Road, Meredith, 4 p.m. For details call 603-279-0333.       Dan Carter Live Music for Sunday Brunch, Schuster's Steakhouse and Tavern, Gunstock Inn, Gilford, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. For details call 603-293-2021.       Great Pumpkin Drop, Moulton Farm, 18 Quarry Road, Meredith, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For details call 603-279-3915. Read more

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Lakes Region Profiles — Laconia's Jewel on Winnipesaukee: So…

by Frank Roche President, Roche Realty Group South Down Shores and Long Bay are two flagship communities on Lake Winnipesauke that originally started in 1981. Over the years, these two adjoining communities have blossomed into some of New England's finest neighborhoods. The execution of multiple architectural designs, superb landscaping and comprehensive amenities, all within various prices ranges, is quite an accomplishment that Laconia should truly be proud of.Today, South Down and Long Bay have 600 property owners... Read more

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