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Drive-In archeology

Drive-In archeology

The Native American statue over Endicott Rock looks out over the Weirs Channel on Friday. (Alan MacRae for The Laconia Daily Sun) Weirs Drive-in site is one of best in state for archeological study By RICK GREEN, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — A look at the deserted Weirs Drive-In Theatre on a sunny afternoon reveals an expanse of cracked blacktop, four movie screens, an aging snack bar, boats stored along the periphery and the blue water of Lake... Read more



Americans must support Presdient Trump in effort to prosper

To The Daily Sun, While I would argue some of his points, I agree with the main point in Alan Vervaeke’s Sept. 19 column titled “The Gravy Train is for my dogs”: America’s welfare system needs a lot of fixing. The fixes need to ensure that people who are truly incapable of caring for themselves are cared for while capable people have the opportunities and incentives to support themselves. Vervaeke expresses this view, perhaps a little harshly... Read more

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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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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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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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