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Migliore, Adjutant & Babiarz earn spots on special Distr…

By THOMAS P. CALDWELLLACONIA DAILY SUN BRiSTOL — The special primary election on Tuesday has sent Republican Vincent Paul Migliore of Bridgewater, Democrat Joshua Adjutant of Bristol, and Libertarian John Babiarz of Grafton on to the Sept. 5 general election, seeking to fill a vacancy as representative for Grafton County District 9.While Migliore’s 243-86 victory over second-place Paul Simard of Bristol was notable in the Republican race, Adjutant’s 204-32 victory over Tom Ploszaj of Grafton in... Read more



Don't knockdown addicts, ask them what you can do to help

To The Daily Sun, I am a lifetime Lakes Region citizen, born in the Laconia and raised in Meredith. I am writting this letter in response to the mayor's letter comments in the N.Y. Times and I'd like to start by saying, first off, Mr. Mayor, there are more middle and upper class drug addicts then we are made aware of. Would you like to know what they are called? They are called closet addicts. Why... Read more

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WOW Trail launches Ambassador Program

WOW Trail launches Ambassador Program

  LACONIA — As use of the WOW Trail continues to grow, a new group of WOW Trail volunteers will help promote safety and trail etiquette out on the trail. “We’re looking to encourage safe use of the trail,” said WOW Trail President Allan Beetle. “Being a WOW Trail Ambassador will be a great way to contribute to this project”. A kick-off meeting was held at the Laconia Police Department on Wednesday, July, where volunteers  met with... Read more

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Randy Johnson, 31

Randy Johnson, 31

Randy Johnson, 31 NORTHFIELD — Randy Johnson, 31, died peacefully in his sleep on July 11, 2017. A brother, a father, a son, and a friend, he was an adventurous soul with a big heart. He loved deeply and will never be forgotten. Randy joins his mother Sherri Lewis in heaven, who was waiting for him with open arms. He has finally found the light. Randy is survived by his sister, Danielle Rouse; his brothers, Steven Rouse, Corey Rouse... Read more

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Calendar of Events

7-21-17 Calendar

Library Events Events at Gilford Public Library: Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Build a Better World Playgroup, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.; Teen Book Bonanza, 1 to 3 p.m.; Knit Wits, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.; Children's Author Andy Opal, 2 to 3 p.m.; Conversational German, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042. Events at Belmont Public Library: Book Group, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Paper Crafts, 2 to 3 p.m.​ For details call 603-267-8331. Tot Time... Read more

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Susan Estrich - 'That's politics'

So it doesn't matter, you see, according to realdonaldtrump (aka the president of the United States), that his son, son-in-law and campaign manager were looking for Russian help to turn the election, specifically for trash the Kremlin might contribute about Hillary Clinton; it doesn't matter that Vladimir Putin himself might have been in the room, given the connections of those who were. "That's politics," Donald Trump tweeted, echoing the sarcasm of his love-lost son, Donald Trump... Read more

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