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Alton officer cleared after shooting at car

By MICHAEL KITCH, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — An Alton police officer was justified in firing one shot at a motor vehicle, the driver of which failed to heed his signals and shouts to slow as he passed the scene of an earlier accident on Feb. 25, concluded Belknap County Attorney Melissa Guldbrandsen. Following an investigation of the incident by the New Hampshire State Police, Guldbrandsen issued a memo on Tuesday , finding that in the circumstances... Read more

Letters

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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Announcements

14U softball tryouts in Meredith Sunday

  MEREDITH — The 14U Dragons ASA Softball program will hold tryouts to fill the existing roster this Sunday, April 2, and Sunday, April 9, from 10 a.m. to noon. Girls 14 years old or younger prior to this past Dec. 31 are eligible to play for this team. Schedule for upcoming tournament is: May 26 to 28 in Concord, June 9 to 11 in Rochester, June 16 to 18 in Salem, June 23 to 25 in Manchester... Read more

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Obituaries

Laura Aubut, 59

Laura Aubut, 59

  Laura Aubut, 59 ORANGE CITY, Fla. — Laura Brough Aubut, 59, of Orange City, formerly of Laconia, New Hampshire, passed away after a long illness on March 21, 2017. Laura was born Sept. 2, 1957, in Laconia. "Lollipop" enjoyed sewing, reading and helping others. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She was predeceased by her mother and father, George and Fran Brough; and sisters Deborah, Cynthia and Claudia. She is survived by her loving husband, Dennis;... 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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Columns

Pat Buchanan - WInning by losing?

Did the Freedom Caucus just pull the Republican Party back off the ledge, before it jumped to its death? A case can be made for that. Before the American Health Care Act, aka "Ryancare," was pulled off the House floor Friday, it enjoyed the support — of 17 percent of Americans. Had it passed, it faced an Antietam in the GOP Senate, and probable defeat. Had it survived there, to be signed by President Trump, it would... Read more

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