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Holy Trinity students take field trip to 'restaurante mexica…

By RICK GREEN, The Laconia Daily Sun LACONIA — A typical lunch for 10-year-old Jack Benson is a ham-and-cheese sandwich with mustard, but things were a little different for him and his Holy Trinity Catholic School classmates on Thursday. They got a chance to try out their new Spanish skills while ordering lunch at El Jimador Mexican Restaurant. Jack ordered a quesadilla, a tortilla filled with cheese and grilled. The fourth- and fifth-graders also seemed quite fond of papas... Read more


Take a stand against money in politics; vote 'yes' on Gilfor…

To The Daily Sun, It has become increasingly obvious, whether Republican or Democrat, that corporations now play an immense role in our political system. It has gotten completely out of control; our government no longer works for us but rather for the corporations who are able to send lobbyists to sit in our courts and fight for their interests while we are too busy to pay attention. Our representatives are no longer representing us; they might... Read more

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SLA to lead guided winter hike to Mt. Percival

SLA to lead guided winter hike to Mt. Percival

CAMPTON — Area residents and visitors are invited to participate in a guided winter hike up Mount Percival, led by the Squam Lakes Association, on Tuesday, Feb. 27 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. This will be a moderately rated guided hike out and back on Mount Percival, approximately four miles long, with beautiful caves located near the summit, and a view of Squam Lake at the top. Snowshoes or spikes are recommended for this hike as... Read more

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David B. Dawson, 67

David B. Dawson, 67

  David B. Dawson, 67 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — David Bruce Dawson died at the Earl B. Hadlow Center for Caring on Feb. 18, 2018, in Jacksonville, at the age of 67 after a short battle with lung cancer. David was born on Sept. 5, 1950, in Inglewood, California, to Raymond E. and Hope D. (Brickett) Dawson. He graduated from Inglewood High School in 1969 and worked most of his life in various construction trades from concrete to carpentry. He... Read more

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Calendar of Events

2-21-18 Calendar

Library EventsEvents at Laconia Public Library: Preschool Story Time (Birth to Age 6), 10 to 11 a.m.; Adult Board Game Night, 6 to 7 p.m. For details call 603-524-4775.Events at Gilford Public Library: Line Dancing, 9 to 10:30 a.m.; Check Out an Expert, 10 a.m. to noon.; Art(ists) Alive!, 3:30 to 5 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042.Events at Belmont Public Library: Family Story Time, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Explore Creativity, 5 to 6:30 p.m. For... Read more

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Froma Harrop - Democrats need to be the third party

Widespread displeasure with Donald Trump and his party bodes well for Democrats in November. They have a good chance of retaking the House and a decent one of winning a Senate majority. But to get there, they must be smart. And being smart includes attracting Republicans repelled by Trump. There's not going to be a third party any time soon, as much as many centrists crave one. But Democrats can serve as a haven for independents... Read more

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