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More than concerts

More than concerts

R.J. Harding, president of the Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook, answers questions before the Gilford Planning Board during approval of a new swimming pool and lazy river attraction for performers and their entourages at the amphitheatre. (David Carkhuff/Laconia Daily Sun)   Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook owner foresees many upgrades for Gilford venue By DAVID CARKHUFF/THE LACONIA DAILY SUN GILFORD — R.J. Harding said he hopes to engrave the Lakes Region on the memories of... Read more


I truly believe our community needs Up With People right now

To The Daily Sun, I am a recent alumnus of the international non-profit organization Up with People (UWP). Following my graduation from Laconia High School in June of 2015 I headed to Denver, Colorado to begin my journey in Up with People. Arriving inDenver I was taken into an incredible family's home, and I had the opportunity to meet 100passionate individuals from around the globe who wanted to change the world just as much as I... Read more

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Till Clouds Roll By,' high on spectacle, this week's LRPA la…

  LACONIA — The 1947 musical biopic "Till the Clouds Roll By," will this week's "LRPA After Dark" presentation this Friday and Saturday, March 24 and 25, at 10:30 p.m. on Lakes Region Public Access, MetroCast Cablevision Channel 25. The film is a fictionalized account of the life of Broadway composer Jerome Kern, and features a star-studded cast, including Judy Garland, June Allyson, Dinah Shore, Lena Horne, Cyd Charisse, Robert Walker and Frank Sinatra, among many others. This... Read more

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Rita A. Falconer, 87

Rita A. Falconer, 87

  Rita A. Falconer, 87 LACONIA — Rita A. Falconer, 87, a former longtime resident of Sanbornton, went home to join her beloved husband with the Lord on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. She was born on March 18, 1930, in New York, the daughter of August and Agnus (Gruelich) Hartmann. Rita worked for Equitable Life Insurance Company in Manhattan after high school. She traveled extensively throughout Europe with friends before settling down with the love of her life, Raymond... Read more

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Calendar of Events

3-24-17 Calendar

Library Events Le Cercle Francais de Laconia, Laconia Public Library, 10 to 11 a.m. For details call 603-524-4775. Events at Gilford Public Library: Baby Story Time, 10 to 10:30 a.m.; Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Preschool Story Time, 10:45 to 11:45 a.m.; Knit Wits, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.; Conversational German, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042. Tot Time, Meredith Public Library, 10 to 11 a.m. For details call 603-279-4303. Story Time, Sanbornton Public Library, 10:30... Read more

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Pat Buchanan - A Russian fairy tale?

The big losers of the Russian hacking scandal may yet be those who invested all their capital in a script that turned out to based on a fairy tale. In Monday's Intelligence Committee hearings, James Comey did confirm that his FBI has found nothing to support President Trump's tweet that President Obama ordered him wiretapped. Not unexpected, but undeniably an embarrassment for the tweeter-in-chief. Yet longer-term damage may have been done to the left. For Monday's hearing... Read more

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