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Mass. Ave. water main break

LACONIA — A water main break at the end of Massachusetts Avenue Friday afternoon left about 20 households without water for most of the afternoon. An on scene supervisor said said they had to wait a while before digging down to the water main because Eversource crews needed to respond first to anchor a utility pole that was near the spot where the main broke. A resident on Massachetts Avenue said he was told at... Read more


Gerald Guest (12-5) 133 CHRISTMAS VILLAGE

To The Daily Sun, We are indeed fortunate in this area to have hardworking, dedicated people who give their time each year to set up and participate in Laconia's Christmas Village. Our special thanks to you all. Some have said that there may be some Bolduc's involved. However, when we visited on Sunday with our granddaughter, Ella, we saw only, "Tinsel" and "Twinkle", "Mistletoe", and many more wonderful elves who greeted Ella. She loved the elves... Read more

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Meredith Altrusans cooking up holiday community dinner

MEREDITH — On Wednesday, Dec. 14, Altrusa International of Meredith invites community members to enjoy the holiday season with a home-cooked meal with friends and neighbors of all ages at the Meredith Community Center. The menu for the dinner will feature ham, broccoli, roasted sweet potatoes, salad, rolls, a chocolatey trifle and beverages. Dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m.. Guests are asked to arrive no earlier than 5 p.m. Reservations must be made by Tuesday, Dec... Read more

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Allan J. Bolduc, 61

Allan J. Bolduc, 61

MEREDITH — Allan John Bolduc, 61, passed away at home on Friday, Dec. 2, 2016. Allan was born on June 16, 1955, in Laconia, the son of Omer and Pauline (Dunn) Bolduc. He graduated from Laconia High School in 1973. Allan worked as the assistant Public Works Director for the Town of Meredith, a community which he loved. Allan is survived by his wife of 36 years, Nancy (Butterfield) Bolduc of Meredith; two daughters, Rebecca Grant and... Read more

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Calendar of Events

12-6-16 Calendar

Events at Laconia Public Library: Bee Bots, 3:30 p.m.; Adult Book Discussion, 7 p.m. Events at Gordon-Nash Library in New Hampton: Piyo, 9 a.m.; Free meditation, 6 p.m.; Evening yoga, 7 p.m. Fiber Arts at Sanbornton Public Library. 10 a.m. Events at Gilford Public Library: Toddler time, 10:30 to 11 a.m.; Social bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Story time, 11:30 a.m. to noon; Fiber friends, 10 :30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Nightly knitting, 6 p.m.; Slavery and... Read more

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Bob Meade - Turning 'old white men' into a pejorative

It is interesting to read and listen to comments, primarily from those with a left-leaning political bent, as they hurl invectives at those with a different political view. Apparently the hurlers of those invectives have no argument of substance that they can make so they resort to name-calling. Among some of the most used during the political season have been, racist, misogynist, xenophobic, and, as noted above, they are adding in, "old white men." Of... Read more

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