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Alton Masons hosting monthly breakfast on Oct. 18

ALTON — On Sunday, Oct. 18, the Masons of Winnipesaukee Lodge will be hosting their monthly breakfast buffet, open to the public, at the lodge on Rte. 28, a quarter mile south of the Alton Circle. With fresh fruit, biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, omelets, bacon and sausage, home fries, beans, pancakes, french toast, coffee and juice being served, all for a $10 donation, it is a perfect time for family and friends to sit... Read more

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Center Harbor man charged with stealing $750,000 from termin…

CENTER HARBOR — A local man is charged with theft by unauthorized taking for allegedly taking control of nearly $750,000 belonging to his terminally ill father, Clifford Fitzferald Jr..The New Hampshire Attorney General's has charged Keith C. Fitzgerald, 50, of 166 Follett Road, Center Harbor, with a felony theft charge and alleges that he misused his power of attorney status to transfer the funds to multiple investment accounts.Fitzgerald entered no plea to the charges in... Read more

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Calendar of Events

10-7-15 Calendar

Events at Hall Memorial Library, Northfield: Story Time, 10:30 a.m. Arts and Crafts, 3:30 p.m Magic the Gathering, 4-5:45 p.m., Chance Anderson will facilitate. Events at Gilmanton Year-Round Library: Story time, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Mom and Baby Yoga at Gordon-Nash Library. 10 a.m.​ Events at Gilford Public Library: Line Dancing, 9-10:30 a.m. Check-Out-An-Expert!, 10 a.m.-noon. Magic the Gathering Club, 3-4 p.m. Events at Meredith Public Library: Animals & Me, 10-11 a.m., ages 3-5, snacks served. TAB/Comics Club, 3:30-4:30 p.m., TAB... Read more

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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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Bob Meade - Polarization . . .

It seems like the thing that our politicians do best is polarization. Never mind that our founders gave us a wonderful Constitution that called for limited government, and provided a system of checks and balances that would make it necessary for legislators of all divisions to come together to enact laws beneficial to the citizens and the country. Hey, but what did those old guys know? Given time, we elected some politicians who would institute changes... Read more

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Susan Estrich - A message to Hillary supporters

Do not panic. Of all the candidates in this race, Hillary Clinton is the only one that most Americans could imagine being president. Think about it. Every day, people ask me, "Could (Trump/Carson/Sanders) ever be president? Could (Paul/Cruz/Rubio) ever be president?" Most of the time I just shrug, because winning the White House is only one measure of a "successful" primary campaign. No one asks, "Could Hillary Clinton ever be president?" What they're asking, more loudly each day... Read more

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Birth- Preston Lou Ashton

Birth- Preston Lou Ashton

Preston Lou Ashton Born on August 1, 2014 at 4:17pm at Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia, NH to Laura Dunn and Ryan Ashton. Preston weighed 6lbs 14oz and was 19 inches long. His maternal grandparents are Cal and Tammy Dunn, Jr. of Laconia, NH. His maternal great grandparents are Harry and Thelma Bean of Gilford, NH. Paternal grandparents are Jim and Cheryl Barnes of Gilmanton Iron Works, NH. Preston has many aunts and uncles; Cal, Sue... Read more

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Mr. and Mrs. Frank Maguire of Laconia, NH, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Lynn, to Kevin Chaff, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Chaff of Hampstead, NH. The future bride graduated from Southern NH University with a masters degree in business. She is employed at EFI in Meredith. The future groom received a bachelors degree in criminal justice from U. Mass Lowell. He is employed by the State of NH 911... Read more

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Patrick J. Nealon, 49

Patrick J. Nealon, 49 CONWAY — Patrick Joseph Nealon, 49, of White Oak Drive, Conway, died suddenly on Sept. 28, 2015. Born in Lowell, Mass., on Aug. 19, 1966, he was the son of Bernard Joseph and Barbara Ann (Boumila) Nealon. Patrick grew up in Dracut, Mass., and graduated from Central Catholic High School in Lawrence, Mass., class of 1984. He attended the University of Lowell and Fitchburg State College and graduated from the University of Maine, Orono... Read more

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