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Speaking for coyotes

Speaking for coyotes

Voices of Wildlife is advocating for limits to the coyote hunting season in New Hampshire. (Courtesy photo/Chrstine Schadler) Advocacy group seeks to limit the killing animals By THOMAS P. CALDWELL, LACONIA DAILY SUNGILFORD — A Manchester-based wildlife advocacy group is looking to limit the recreational hunting season for coyotes.Linda Dionne of Voices of Wildlife in NH maintains that the current regulations that allow hunters to shoot adult coyotes all year long, even while they are rearing their... Read more

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Letters

Great danger in putting the overconfident ones in positions …

To The Daily Sun, Those who are near complete hopelessness see no way to a better life situation. Living becomes a drudgery. The pace of life around them drives them further into their gloomy interior. That is a dangerous place to be. In contrast, those who are overconfident feel the need to seek new ways to dominate those around them. They are very proud. There is an aura about them that offends. People tend to let them... Read more

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Announcements

VFW Auxiliary hosts drive-thru 50-50 raffle Sept. 30

LACONIA — The Auxiliary to the VFW Post 1670 of Laconia will hosts their first ever drive-thru 50/50 raffle fundraiser next weekend.The fundraiser is to help raise money for the Auxiliary's Veteran's Support Fund. The Auxiliary uses 100 percent of the money to assist veterans and their families in any way they can. The drawn winner will win half of the total earnings from the event and the remaining half will all go into the... Read more

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Obituaries

Steven S. Dearborn, 66

Steven S. Dearborn, 66

PLYMOUTH — Steven Scott Dearborn, 66, the self-proclaimed “Mayor of Fairgrounds Road,” lived in his cabin on his own five-acre lot in Plymouth for more than 30 years. He died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, after a brief illness at Concord Hospital, surrounded by the love and care of his seven siblings and mother. He was born to Richard Armstrong Dearborn and Judith Jackson Dearborn on April 26, 1951, along with his sister, Gail Susan Dearborn... Read more

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Calendar of Events

9-25-17 Calendar

Library Events   Events at Gilford Public Library: Fiber Friends, 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.; Mahjong, 12:30 to 3 p.m.; Lego Challenge Club, 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042. Events at Belmont Public Library: Coffee and Conversation, 11 a.m. to noon; Kids' Movie - "Born in China," 4 to 6 p.m. For details call 603-267-8331. Events at Hall Memorial Library, Northfield: Raffle to Support Adult Programming, 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.; Chess Club, 3 to 6 p.m... Read more

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Columns

Michael Barone - House Republicans' frustration may doom the…

The Founding Fathers didn't expect that serving in Congress would be a lifetime career. And for a century, it mostly wasn't. The first election in which more than half the incumbent members of the House of Representatives were re-elected was in 1898. Since then, the majority of House members have been returned in every election except the one in 1932. That's the context in which to weigh the fact that three incumbent Republican representatives who have... Read more

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