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Woman escapes during jail transport in Laconia

Woman escapes during jail transport in Laconia

LACONIA — Police are searching for a prisoner who escaped while being transported to the county jail yesterday. A report from the United States Marshal’s – N.H. Joint Fugitive Task Force said Tamara Ipock, 35, escaped from the back seat of a deputy sheriff’s cruiser while being taken from the Merrimack County jail to the Belknap County jail. The report said she reached through a bar in the window and opened the door of the cruiser... Read more



Angry men with poor judgement, unconstrained by the truth

To The Daily Sun, Richard Burchell has a history of letting his anger control his judgment and his ability to state the truth. His letter to the editor of June 22 is a typical example of this. His comments on the bond issue are totally incorrect. The fact is the bond issue will be put out to bid in 2018 and at that time the Board of Commissioners will select the best deal for the taxpayers of... Read more

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Taylor to host talk on antique dolls June

LACONIA — Taylor Community Resident Kit Peterson and her friend Peg Farwell, both members of the Granite State Doll Club, will share their collection and knowledge of antique dolls in an informal presentation Wednesday, June 28, at 2 p.m. in Taylor’s Woodside Building. The event is free and open to the public. Be sure to bring along your “childhood friend” so the duo may give you additional details about it or your collection. Read more

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Jacob M, Whitman, 22

  Jacob M, Whitman, 22 MOULTONBOROUGH — It is with great sadness that the family of Jacob Mark Whitman announce his passing. Jacob passed Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at his home, at the age of 22. Jacob grew up in Moultonborough and graduated from Moultonborough Academy before attending Berkshire Institute for Christian Studies in Lenox, Massachusetts. From there he spent two years with Off The Wall Discipleship in New Philadelphia, Ohio, to follow his passion for ministry before... Read more

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Calendar of Events

6-23-17 Calendar

Library Events Movies & More for Kids - "Beauty and the Beast," Laconia Public Library, 3 to 5:30 p.m. For details call 524-4775. Events at Gilford Public Library: Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.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. Paper Crafts, Belmont Public Library, 2 to 3 p.m. For details call 603-267-8331. Tot Time, Meredith Public Library, 10 to 11 a.m. For details call 603-279-4303. Events at Minot-Sleeper... Read more

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Gretchen Gandini - Gorgeous homes & recreation trails c…

I was enjoying a glass of wine on a deck overlooking Paugus Bay when I first learned that the executive boards of South Down Shores and Long Bay had filed suit against the State of New Hampshire to block the WOW Trail. A group of seasonal South Down Shores residents, interested in learning more about the WOW Trail project, had taken it upon themselves to become more informed and welcomed me and my husband to... Read more

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