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Bobhouse trouble

Bobhouse trouble

This bobhouse on Meredith Bay went for a dip on Friday at the lauching ramp. It was eventually brought back on top of the ice. (Courtesy RC Greenwood) Read more

Letters

Majority of Americans favor stricter gun regulations, not le…

To The Daily Sun, Last November, New Hampshire voters identified the opioid crisis as the No. 1 issue facing the state. Yet, the state Senate spent part of their first week of the 2017 session on a bill (SB-12) that repeals the licensing requirement for carrying a concealed handgun. The New Hampshire Association of Chiefs of Police opposed an identical bill in 2015, vetoed by Governor Hassan. New Hampshire is an "open-carry" state, meaning no permit is... Read more

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Announcements

John Stow Takes over as president of Lakes Region United Soc…

John Stow Takes over as president of Lakes Region United Soccer Club

LACONIA — The inauguration in Washington, D.C., isn't the only presidential transition taking place this year. After several years as president of the nonprofit Lakes Region United Soccer Club, Christian Zimmermann is stepping down. His two children, Zane and Zoe, have moved on from the club, and as Zimmermann puts it, "It's now time to pass the club on to the next generation of parents." One of the leaders of that next generation is Gilford resident... Read more

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Obituaries

Barbara A. Hall, 80

Barbara A. Hall, 80

  Barbara A. Hall, 80 SANBORNTON — Barbara Ann Hall, 80, of Woodman Road, died Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, at her daughter's house, surrounded by her loving family. Barbara was born Nov. 8, 1936, in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, daughter to the late Alfonzo and Elma (Anderson) Edmondson. She was a loving homemaker to seven children. Barbara enjoyed reading mystery novels, gardening, crossword puzzles and loved animals. She was also an active member in her church, Assembly of God... Read more

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Calendar of Events

1-18-17 Calendar

Events at Laconia Public Library: Preschool Story Time, 10 to 11 a.m.; Preschool Story Time - Let It Snow, 4 to 5 p.m.; Adult Board Game Night, 6 to 7 p.m.​ For details call 603-524-4775. Events at Gilford Public Library: Line Dancing, 9 to 10:30 a.m.; Check Out an Expert, 10 to noon; Pizza and Book Crafts for Teens, 3 to 4:30 p.m.​ For details call 603-524-6042. Events at Belmont Public Library: All Ages Story Time, 10:30... Read more

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Columns

Bob Meade - It's up to the people . . .

I am sympathetic to the concerns for the Palestinian people. However, as Thomas Jefferson opined, "People get the government they deserve." The Israelis have been under attack or siege ever since they signed U.N Resolution 181 in 1948. They have attempted to resolve the issues peaceably a number of times but have been rebuffed at every turn. The United Nations has been both feckless and anti-Semitic throughout. Virtually nothing was done to Jordan when it captured and... Read more

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