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It’s boomers vs. millennials for few houses

It’s boomers vs. millennials for few houses

home in 2012, and such a house would likely be even harder to find today. (Adam Drapcho/Laconia Daily Sun) By RICK GREEN, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA _ When Jonathan and Carmen Lorentz bought their first house in 2012, they were in their mid-30s and wanted something affordable, on the newer side and in good condition. It was a buyer's market, but most of the houses they looked at were at least 50 years old and required a lot... Read more


Democrats make law-abiding people defenseless & criminal…

To The Daily Sun The Great Mills High School shooting confirms the NRA’s claim that, “It takes a good guy with a gun to stop a bad guy with a gun.” Fortunately an armed responder was close enough to the shooter to prevent more casualties. Since the Parkland school shootings, outcries by Democrats and other leftists have demanded new gun control laws on law-abiding people which wouldn’t have stopped the shootings at Great Mills, or anyplace else. In... Read more

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Friends of Belmont Football call special meeting on the futu…

BELMONT — The Friends of Belmont Football have called a special mandatory meeting for Thursday, March 29, at 6:30 p.m. at The Corner Meeting House. This meeting is for all student athletes and parents, who are interested in playing high school football this upcoming season and beyond. This meeting is critical to the survival of the program for current and future Belmont football players. Belmont has had a cooperative team with Gilford High School and this... Read more

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Kenny Simons Sr., 55

LACONIA — Kenny Simons Sr., 55, of Laconia, passed away unexpectedly at his home surrounded by his family on Jan. 17, 2018. He was raised in Sanbornton, the son of Pauline Leighton Simons. Kenny was a loving boyfriend, father and grandfather. He enjoyed working on his son's truck with him and fishing. There will be no calling hours. Services will be private. Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, is assisting the family with the arrangements... Read more

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Calendar of Events

3-24 Calendar

MusicIrish Celebration With The Celts at Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center, 7:30-10:00 p.m.​, at 39 Main St. in Plymouth.Best Not Broken at Gunstock Man Resort at Gunstock Mountain Resort, 3-6 p.m.​, at 719 Cherry Valley Road in Gilford.Jodie Cunningham Band at the Lakes Region Casino, 8:30-11:30 p.m.​, at 1265 Laconia Road in Belmont.TheatreThe Jungle Book at The Winnipesaukee Playhouse, 2 p.m.​ and 7:30 p.m., at 50 Reservoir Road in Meredith. For details call... Read more

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Froma Harrop - Don't let gun lobby wear you down

Only three students were shot at an American school Tuesday. Two of them were hospitalized, and only the 17-year-old gunman died. This made the attack at a southern Maryland high school a fleeting news item. The Austin, Texas, bombings edged it out. The 1999 massacre at Columbine High School in Colorado opened a new horrifying chapter in U.S. gun violence. The nation stood transfixed for months. But a subsequent parade of mass shootings has worn down... Read more

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