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Man on trial for rape dies in crash

Man on trial for rape dies in crash

Gilford police investigate the scene at the end of the Gilford Bypass, where Stephen Price of Belmont was found in a Ford Focus. He was pronounced dead at Lakes Region General Hospital. (Adam Drapcho/Laconia Daily Sun)   Stephen Price, 66, of Belmont went missing on final day of trial, found in Gilford swamp By BEA LEWIS, for THE LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — The rape trial of a Belmont man took a tragic twist when the defendant failed to... Read more


We deeply appreciate the professional care provided to 'Moe…

To The Daily Sun, On Oct. 19 a very special man in our hearts passed from this world to the next. Our family would like to express its deepest gratitude to the entire staff of LRGH for his comfort and care; also to the staff of Genesis and Belknap County Home during his short stays. His was a long, hard journey as he fought to stay with us. We deeply appreciate the professional care provided to him and the... Read more

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Laconia Adult Ed offers line dancing classes

LACONIA — Laconia Adult Education is offering six weeks of line dancing starting Nov. 3. Classes will be led by George Maloof in the Laconia High School cafeteria from 6:30-7:30 p.m. The cost for this class is $40 and pre-registration is required. For more information on this opportunity and to register, contact the Laconia Adult Education office at 524-5712. Read more

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Janet Rogers Trumbo Myers, 70

Janet Rogers Trumbo Myers, 70

  Janet Rogers Trumbo Myers, 70 BELMONT — Janet Rogers Trumbo Myers, 70, of Belmont, died Oct. 21, 2016. She was born in Boston, the daughter of G. Webb and Sherry Rogers on March 14, 1946. Janet received a BA degree from the University of New Hampshire in 1968 and a Master's in Education from Plymouth State in 2010. Since 1981, Janet and her husband, Bill Myers, were owners and educators at The Montessori House of Children in Lochmere and... Read more

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Calendar of Events

10-28-16 Calendar

LEGO Club, Laconia Public Library, 3:30 p.m. For details call 603-524-4775. Events at Gilford Public Library: Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Halloween Parade Party, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Knit Wits, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.; Conversational German, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.​ For details call 603-524-6042. Events at Gilman Library, Alton: Mahjong Group, 9:a.m.; Story Time with Miss Lily, 9:15 a.m. Events at Hall Memorial Library, Northfield: Sit & Knit, 2 p.m.; Trick or Treat, 4 to 6... Read more

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Bob Meade - Getting Old for Dummies . . .

Every Tuesday morning I meet for breakfast with a few highly talented, well educated, and delightful senior citizens. It is a good experience as we share our stories of the week, which often brings a smile, chuckle, or outright laughter to the group. One day it dawned on me that what we were sharing are the experiences that come with aging . . . the forgetful moments, the most recent visit to our doctor, the... Read more

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