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Lost and found: Stolen, 17-ton excavator turns up in New Yor…

Lost and found: Stolen, 17-ton excavator turns up in New York

 This giant excavator was stolen in broad daylight from a work site in Belmont about a month ago. It has been found in New York, to the relief of owner John DeWare, a Belmont contractor. (Courtesy photo) By RICK GREEN, LACONIA DAILY SUN BELMONT — The owner of an expensive 17-ton excavator that went missing in late March expressed relief Friday after his big, yellow digging machine was found in New York state. “I've had a lot of... Read more



Don't watch 'Blue Gold' right before you need to get some sl…

To The Daily Sun, In a letter I wrote a few days ago, I mentioned the trend toward privatization of water sources. The question has to be asked: How has the for-profit water business worked out? In the previous letter I mentioned the Ogallala aquifer has been use and abused and is a very sick patient that has no doctor to cure it. For those who care to read further about it I recommend, "Ogallala Blue... Read more

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Marchand to speak at Tri-Town Dem meeting

BARNSTEAD — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Steve Marchand will be the main speaker at the meeting of the Tri-Town Democrats of Barnstead, Alton, and Gilmanton on Monday,  May 1, at 6:30 p.m. in the Barnstead Town Hall in Center Barnstead. Marchand, a former mayor of Portsmouth, has said that strengthening families and the state's economy will be the key issues in his campaign. "Too many people think we have to choose: Either we help working people and their... Read more

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June P. King, 89

June P. King, 89

  June P. King, 89 PLYMOUTH — June Pearl King, 89, of Birch Place, Plymouth, died April 20, 2017, at Golden View Health Care Center, Meredith, after a period of failing health. Born in Plymouth on June 11, 1928, she was the daughter of John Oliver and Arberta (Bacon) Thompson. She was a lifelong resident of Plymouth and a graduate of Plymouth High School, class of 1947. June worked for several different local companies over the years, including former... Read more

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Calendar of Events

4-24-17 Calendar

Library Events Events at Laconia Public Library: April Showers Bring May Flowers, 4 to 5 p.m.; Adult Bookmark Craft, 6 to 8 p.m. For details call 603-524-4775. Events at Gilford Public Library: Mahjong, 12:30 to 3 p.m.; Legos, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042. Adult Craft n' Laugh, Belmont Public Library, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. For details call 603-267-8331. Events at Hall Memorial Library, Northfield: Lug-A-Mug, 2 to 6 p.m.; Chess Club, 3 to 6 p.m.; Scrabble... Read more

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Rep. David O. Huot - Common sense & logic need not apply

Common sense and logic are on the wane when it comes to Belknap County government. On March 21, the Belknap County Convention adopted a budget which failed to fund the operation of the Sheriff's Department at a level that would permit it to perform the constitutional duties of the sheriff. It also failed to fund the operation of the Department of Corrections at a level which would permit the safe operation of the new, eight... Read more

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