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Pathway to health

Pathway to health

While the pupils were enjoying their spring vacation this week, a paving crew from GMI Asphalt was busy this week ringing the playing field at Pleasant Street School with an asphalt walking path in time for their return. With the inspiration of the first-grade pupils and the generosity of GMI Asphalt, the path will enable the students to sustain their commitment to regular exercise and sound nutrition that earned the school the title of healthiest... Read more

Letters

Pleae abide by the fertilizer ordinances protecting our lake…

To The Daily Sun, The Moultonborough Milfoil Committee has removed more than 50,000 gallons of invasive variable milfoil from Lake Winnipesaukee over the last five years, vastly improving the lake experience in the affected areas. However, in 2015, we received several reports from citizens concerned about weeds in areas of the lake where weeds have not been found before. In many cases, these weeds have been identified to be native plants. The state of New Hampshire prohibits... Read more

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Announcements

Franklin VNA & Hospice offering grief support group

FRANKLIN — Franklin VNA & Hospice will be hosting a grief support group on six consecutive Wednesday evenings, from May 18 through June 22. The purpose of this group is to offer grieving individuals a caring environment in which to discuss their loss and grief among people who can empathize with their emotions. The session will be facilitated by Rev. Tobias Nyatsambo, Hospice Chaplain, and Rebecca Herr, Hospice Volunteer.According to Rev. Nyatsambo, "Grief is the... Read more

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Obituaries

Diana L. Boissonnault, 63

LACONIA — Diana Lynn (Lamphere) Boissonnault, 63, of Laconia passed away on Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at Concord Hospital in Concord, surrounded by her family. Diana was born on Jan. 3, 1953, in Claremont. She was the eldest daughter of Allen and Evelyn (Hackett) Lamphere. Diana grew up in Claremont. She graduated from Stevens High School in 1971. She had lived in Laconia for the past 34 years. She is survived by her two daughters (who were truly... Read more

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Calendar of Events

5-1-16 Calendar

Annual CROP Walk at the Newfound Nature and Fitness Trail behind the Bristol Fire Station. 1:30 p.m. Blessing of the Animals at Sanbornton Congregational Church/UCC. 5 to 6 p.m. For details call 286-3018. David Lake Fishing Derby at Gilmanton Church. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For details call 267-6150. Pub Mania Bingo at Patrick's Pub & Eatery in Gilford. 3 to 5:30 p.m.​ For details call 493-9524. The Streetcar Company presents The Producers at Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium in Meredith... Read more

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People

Local businesses help support Veterans Count Program

LACONIA — Veterans Count was conceived in 2007 when Easter Seals' board member, Mike Salter, sought to bring comprehensive, emergency aid to veterans and their families whose quality of life was significantly impacted by deployment to war zones. A veteran of the U.S. Army Special Forces, Salter and the Easter Seals NH President and CEO Larry Gammon approached the NH Joint Force Headquarters (NH National Guard), at that time commanded by Laconia native Major General Kenneth... Read more

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Columns

Susan Estrich - The lesser of the evils?

It's pretty darn depressing when political writers are essentially writing off the 2016 election as a choice between the lesser of two evils — seven months in advance of the election. It's one thing when, after months of negative ads, we shake our heads in disgust, but we haven't even really started yet. If this is the way we begin, is there any question where we will end? Alienated, distrustful, angrier than we are now, having... Read more

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