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Bridging Belmont

Bridging Belmont

This covered bridge was bought for $1 in 2013 from Dover, and broken into three sections. One section was installed two years ago, and the second and third sections were combined for a second bridge over the Tioga River in Belmont. (Courtesy photo/Ken Knowlton) Reused span may connect area hiking trails By ROGER AMSDEN, LACONIA DAILY SUN BELMONT — The second of two covered bridges across the Tioga River is now in place, thanks to the efforts of... Read more


Great Dane abuser should live in those same disgusting condi…

To The Daily Sun, The Great Dane abuser has said so many times, "Unfair!" She puts the blame on other people. It was her who let those poor, defenseless dogs live in those disgusting conditions. They really need to put her in the same nasty conditions. Then just maybe she might get a clue how much of a rotten person she is, taking up air space. The judge should just drop her case for good. She... Read more

16-02-2018 Hits:214 Letters Don Campbell - avatar Don Campbell


Humane Society welcomes new volunteer manager

Humane Society welcomes new volunteer manager

LACONIA — The transition from homeless people to homeless pets was a natural progression for the new manager of the New Hampshire Humane Society's volunteer program, Tamara Saxby. She is a lover of dogs, especially senior canines, and those that are the most misunderstood. Saxby brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in volunteer program management, staff and volunteer training, and grant writing, tempered with empathy and professionalism when working with the underprivileged and those suffering... Read more

19-02-2018 Hits:10 Community Announcements Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen


Jane I. Marett, 86

MEREDITH — Jane I. Marett, 86, of Meredith, died on Feb. 9, 2018, at Meredith Bay Colony Club, Meredith. Jane was born April 25, 1931, in Dover, the daughter of T. Charles and Ida Marett. Jane was educated in the Dover schools, except for one year in Bradenton, Florida; and graduated in 1949. Jane attended Keene Teachers College, Keene, graduating in 1953. She also took additional courses at the University of New Hampshire and the University of Connecticut. Through... Read more

16-02-2018 Hits:163 Obituaries Ginger Kozlowski - avatar Ginger Kozlowski

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:323 Calendar of Events Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen


Michael Barone - What's oozing out of colleges is polluting …

In a 1989 article in New Republic, Andrew Sullivan made what he called "a (conservative) case for gay marriage." Today same-sex marriage is legal everywhere in America, supported by majorities of voters and accepted as a part of American life. Now Sullivan has cast his gaze on what he regards as a disturbing aspect of American life — the extension of speech suppression and "identity politics" from colleges and universities into the larger society. The hothouse... Read more

16-02-2018 Hits:221 Columns Edward Engler - avatar Edward Engler