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County Complex or OK Corral?

Belknap County officials remain at loggerheads over budget as deadline nears By MICHAEL KITCH, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — The Belknap County Commissioners, together with members of the Belknap County Delegation, are continuing to press for the posted meeting of the delegation, scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Tuesday night, to proceed in an effort to reconsider the county budget before the deadline for its adoption passes at midnight on Friday. Shortly after 6 p.m. on Friday, March... Read more


Our 27th Taste of the Lakes Region was again a big hit. Than…

To The Daily Sun, On behalf of Altrusa International of Laconia, we wish to express our sincere gratitude to WEMJ, LNH, 93.3 and The Daily Sun for their outstanding contributions to this year's Taste of the Lakes Region. The restaurants, as always, did themselves proud with their signature dishes, plus coffee, wine, liquors and music from Bob McCarthy and James Montgomery. We sincerely hope our patrons enjoyed their time "grazing" and enjoying Mill Falls at the Lake. Our... Read more

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NH Music Festival, Heifetz Institute team up to promote clas…

PLYMOUTH — The New Hampshire Music Festival, based in Plymouth, and the Heifetz International Music Institute, based in Staunton, Virginia, has formed a new partnership designed to broaden the the exposure to high-level music-making to audiences throughout the Granite State, exposing primary school students to inspiring classroom performances, master classes, and workshops, as well as creating opportunities for the supremely gifted young Heifetz Institute musicians to perform with NHMF's acclaimed professional orchestra.Building on the historical... Read more

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Karen L.B. Lanigan, 57

Karen L.B. Lanigan, 57

GILFORD — Karen Lynn Barron Lanigan, 57, a.k.a. Nana and Mom, passed at the late hours of Saturday, March 25, 2017, unexpectedly, due to health complications, in her home in Gilford. By her side was Edward Lanigan, husband of 34 years. She is survived by her three sons, Lucas, Eric and Nicholas Lanigan, and five grandchildren (whom she adored and loved so much) Camilo, Alexander, Simon, Santiago and Avianna. Our mother was born Nov. 21, 1959, in... Read more

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Calendar of Events

3-28-17 Calendar

Library Events Events at Gilford Public Library: Toddler Story Time, 10 to 11:45 a.m.; Fiber Friends, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Preschool Story Time, 11:15 to 11:45 a.m.; Makerspace - Knitting, 3:15 to 4:30 p.m.; The Basics of Tea, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042. Events at Gilman Library, Alton: Knitter's Group, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Granny Apple Preschool Story Time, 1:45 to 2:30 p.m. For details... Read more

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Susan Estrich - He doesn't care about people's health

What a leader. Faced with the certain defeat of his effort to take health insurance away from millions of Americans, our fearless leader did not attempt to compromise, negotiate or even mend the program that has allowed millions of Americans access to health care. No, no acts of responsible leadership. But then, what would you expect? A childish ultimatum to members of his own party, of course: My way or the highway. You can either vote for... Read more

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