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LRGH: More space than it needs, more debt than it wants

LRGH: More space than it needs, more debt than it wants

Justina Sawyer was born at Lakes Region General Hospital, as was her son, Colton, who was born on Friday. In fact, both she and her son were delivered by the same doctor. If she and her partner, Don Miller, have another child, they’ll have to go to Concord Hospital, as LRGHealthcare will close its Family Birthing Place as of May 30. See their story in Health & Wellness. (Adam Drapcho/Laconia Daily Sun) By RICK GREEN, LACONIA... Read more


Stop blaming law-abiding NRA members & look at the FBI

To The Daily Sun, I see the usual liberals are screaming for more gun laws: "When is enough enough?" etc.That's a good question. With more than 20,000 local, state, and federal laws already failing to make any difference when will liberals quit reinforcing failure ? When will they hold the FBI responsible? They investigated the Marathon bombers, the San Bernadino shooter, and the Orlando shooter and allowed all three to proceed. In South Florida they could not even be... Read more

20-02-2018 Hits:68 Letters Edward Engler - avatar Edward Engler


Local anti-drug coalition to hold social event March 6

MEREDITH — A local coalition, Call to Action, will host a social event and roundtable discussion on March 6 to gather information on how to build a stronger youth workforce and maintain or expand on current activities that protect our youth from the alcohol/drug crisis. It will be a free event with light appetizers, a chance to win prizes, and live music. All community members, students, parents, and businesses are welcome; all input is needed... Read more

20-02-2018 Hits:50 Community Announcements Don Campbell - avatar Don Campbell


Franklin 'Frank' Molda, 65

Franklin 'Frank' Molda, 65

  Franklin 'Frank' Molda, 65 LACONIA — Franklin “Frank” Molda, 65, of Church Street died Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, at Lakes Region General Hospital. Frank was born Nov. 30, 1952, in Lowell, Massachusetts, the son of Walter and Phyllis (Wewiorski) Molda. Frank had been resident of Laconia for 20 years. He worked as a mechanic for a number of years but was a jack of all trades. Frank enjoyed fishing, NASCAR, and being outdoors. Frank is survived by four daughters, Christina... Read more

20-02-2018 Hits:64 Obituaries Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen

Calendar of Events

2-15-18 Calendar

Library Events Events at Laconia Public Library: Preschool Story Time (Ages 3 to 6), 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Preschool Story Time (Birth to Age 3), 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.; Purl Jam: Knitting and Crochet Group, 2 to 4 p.m.; Cooking with Chocolate, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. For details call 603-524-4775.Events at Gilford Public Library: Brown Bag Book Discussion, 12:30 to 1 p.m.; Home School Game Club, 1:15 to 2:30 p.m.; Teen Tabletoppers, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.;... Read more

13-02-2018 Hits:379 Calendar of Events Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen


Patrick Buchanan - Is that Russian troll farm an act of war?

According to the indictment by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, Russian trolls, operating out of St. Petersburg, took American identities on social media and became players in our 2016 election. On divisive racial and religious issues, the trolls took both sides. In the presidential election, the trolls favored Bernie Sanders, Jill Stein and Donald Trump, and almost never Hillary Clinton. One imaginative Russian troll urged Trumpsters to dress up a female volunteer in an orange prison jump suit... Read more

20-02-2018 Hits:64 Columns Edward Engler - avatar Edward Engler