Local News

Marine Patrol identifies man who drowned at Profile Falls

Marine Patrol identifies man who drowned at Profile Falls

BRISTOL — State Marine Patrol officials have identified 39-year-old Thai M Chinh of Concord as the man who drowned Monday afternoon in the Smith River near Profile Falls. Chinh apparently went into the water to assist one of four children, ages 7, 8, 10 and 13, who began struggling while playing in the pool below the falls. Chinh was attempting to help one of the children, a relative, when he went under and did not resurface... Read more

Letters

Will be great to have man of Dawson's character & experi…

To The Daily Sun, I'm hoping that you'll vote for Tom Dawson for state House representative. It would be wonderful to have a man of Tom's character and experience in Concord. As many know, Tom is a former New Hampshire State Fire Marshall. Keeping us safe informs every decision he makes and every opinion he holds. Because of his experience he also knows how New Hampshire government works. Tom is a leader who is effective at making things... Read more

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Announcements

Belknap Mill Society roof campaign receives $10,000 grant fr…

Belknap Mill Society roof campaign receives $10,000 grant from Bank of NH

LACONIA — The Belknap Mill Society has recognized Bank of New Hampshire for its $10,000 contribution to the Raise the Roof campaign. "Being 185 years old, Bank of New Hampshire understands the importance of preserving a historic landmark such as the Belknap Mill," said Mark Primeau, president and CEO for Bank of New Hampshire. "The Belknap Mill is a staple in the Lakes Region community, providing education, history and meeting space. Bank of New Hampshire is... Read more

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Obituaries

Marion F. Bethel, 91

Marion F. Bethel, 91

  Marion F. Bethel, 91 BELMONT — Marion Frances Bethel, 91, of 181 Gilmanton Road, died Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016, at Pleasant View Nursing Home in Concord. She was born on July 23, 1925 in Dalton, Massachusetts, the daughter of the late John and Gertrude (Robinson) Caesar. Marion worked for many years as a secretary for General Electric. Marion also worked as a bookkeeper for her husband's business for more than 40 years. She was a member of the Belmont... Read more

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Calendar of Events

8-29-16 Calendar

  Craft n' Laugh — Jewelry, Belmont Public Library, 4:30 p.m. For details email bpl@belmontnnh.org. Adult Craft Night — Recycled Wine Cork Jewelry, Laconia Public Library. 6 p.m.​ For details call 603-524-4775. Events at Gilford Public Library: Mahjong, 12:30 to 3 p.m.; Evening Line Dancing, 4 to 6 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042.​ Events at Hall Memorial Library, Northfield: Chess Club, 4 p.m.; Adult Games Night, 6 to 7 p.m.​ For details call 603-286-8971.     "Cabaret," Winnipesaukee Playhouse, Meredith, 7:30 p.m... Read more

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Columns

Jim Hightower - Why can't U.S. economy promote equality …

Instead of griping about the greedheads of Wall Street and the rip-off financial system they've hung around our necks — why don't we "Take On Wall Street?" You don't have to be in "Who's Who" to know what's what. For example, if tiny groups of Wall Street bankers, billionaires and their political puppets are allowed to write the rules that govern our economy and elections, guess what? Only bankers, billionaires and puppets will profit from those... Read more

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