Local News

Rehab center plan draws opposition

Rehab center plan draws opposition

With over 200 acres of land, two dozen buildings, water frontage and mountain views, the Lakes Region Facility is a prime piece of Laconia real estate. Legislation was introduced last week which would turn the property into a rehab center. (Photo courtesy William Hemmel/LakesRegionAerials.com)   Laconia City Council to discuss proposal to sell State School land to private interests   By MICHAEL KITCH, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — With the New Hampshire Senate preparing to vote next week on legislation... Read more

Letters

Gilmanton selectmen: please fix your minutes & pay bette…

To The Daily Sun, Would someone please tell me what's going on in Gilmanton? I mean, honestly, I consider myself a fairly observant and relatively intelligent person but I have no clue. At the April 13 selectmen's meeting, the posted minutes read: "On a motion by Selectman McWhinnie and seconded by Selectman Bishop it was voted unanimously to freeze Fire Department chief, Police Department chief and Road Agent pay, including COLAs, for two years, for the years... Read more

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Announcements

Legion to host dinner, dance May 7

LACONIA — American Legion Post 1 will host its First Annual Spring Fling pot luck dinner and dance on Saturday, May 7. Dinner will be from 6-8 p.m. with dancing to the tunes of Jimmy and the Jesters from 8 p., to midnight. Tickets will be sold at  the door. Members and guests should bring their favorite dish to share. Read more

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Obituaries

Thomas A. Bolduc, 61

Thomas A. Bolduc, 61

  Thomas A. Bolduc, 61 KELSEYVILLE, Calif. — Thomas Alan Bolduc, 61, former longtime resident of Laconia, New Hampshire, of Grant Street, died Thursday, March 17, 2016, after a short illness. Tom was born Oct. 11, 1954, son of the late Roland H. and Marie A. (Burris) Bolduc. He was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church, attended Sacred Heart School and graduated from Laconia High School, where he was active on the school track team. After his father's retirement, Tom... Read more

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Calendar of Events

5-8-16 Calendar

Guys and Dolls at The Winnipesaukee Playhouse in Meredith. 2 p.m. For details call 279-0333. Mother's Day Breakfast at American Legion Post 1 in Laconia. 8 to 11 a.m. For details email mchlbrdy@metrocast.net. Mother's Day Brunch at Wayfarer Coffee Roasters in Laconia. 11 a.m. For details call 527-8313. Read more

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People

Local businesses help support Veterans Count Program

LACONIA — Veterans Count was conceived in 2007 when Easter Seals' board member, Mike Salter, sought to bring comprehensive, emergency aid to veterans and their families whose quality of life was significantly impacted by deployment to war zones. A veteran of the U.S. Army Special Forces, Salter and the Easter Seals NH President and CEO Larry Gammon approached the NH Joint Force Headquarters (NH National Guard), at that time commanded by Laconia native Major General Kenneth... Read more

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Columns

Jim Hightower - Who says crime doesn't pay?

Hey, can we all just stop complaining that our government coddles Wall Street's big money-grubbing banks? Sure, they went belly-up and crashed our economy with their frauds, rigged casino games, and raw greed. And, yes, the Bush and Obama regimes rushed to bail them out with trillions of dollars in our public funds, while ignoring the plight of workaday people who lost jobs, homes, businesses, wealth, and hope. But come on, Buckos, have you not noticed... Read more

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