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Laconia Police Log, March 10-23

Laconia police responded to 777 calls for service from 12:19 p.m. March 10 to 11:48 a.m. Friday, including seven for theft, four for assault, three for drug-related offenses and two for burglaries. Arrested on March 10 was Taylor Knytych, 26, of 84 Whipple Ave., Laconia, on a bench warrant. Arrested on March 11 was Luis Martinez, 24, of 171 Gold St., Laconia, on a suspended registration. Arrested on March 12 was James Patrick MacMichael, 53, of 214 N... Read more


Great reasons to continue tradition of welcoming back GHS dr…

To The Daily Sun, It has recently come to my attention that some of the current members of the Gilford High School Performing Arts Department have decided that they want to do away with bringing back and thanking members of the alumni at the end of the final night of the seasonal play/ musical. I know many of you reading may not care either way but for those that do, and especially those who are making... Read more

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'The Most Dangerous Game' to air as LRPA's 'After Dark' spec…

LACONIA — Join Lakes Region Public Access Television at 10:30 p.m. this Friday and Saturday, March 31 and April 1, for the "LRPA After Dark" presentation of 1932's mystery-adventure "The Most Dangerous Game," starring Joel McCrea, Fay Wray and Leslie Banks. "The Most Dangerous Game" opens aboard a luxury yacht sailing to South America. One of the passengers is big game hunter, author and adventurer Bob Rainsford (McCrea). The ship runs aground on a coral reef... Read more

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John W. Edson, 51

John W. Edson, 51

  John W. Edson, 51 LACONIA — John Wayne Edson, 51, of 145 Rollercoaster Road, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. He was born on March 6, 1966, in New York, the son of Walter A. Sr. and Shirley (Watterson) Edson. John worked as a foundry manager for Hebert's Foundry in Laconia and also for New Hampshire Ball Bearing. He enjoyed tattooing, riding his motorcycle, hunting and especially spending time with his family and friends. In addition to his... Read more

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Calendar of Events

3-31-17 Calendar

Library Events Events at Laconia Public Library: Le Cercle Francais de Laconia, 10 to 11 a.m.; Tween Craft - Pompom Bunnies, 4 to 5 p.m. For details call 603-524-4775. Events at Gilford Public Library: Baby Story Time, 10 to 10:30 a.m.; Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Preschool Story Time, 10:45 to 11:45 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. Tot Time, Meredith Public Library, 10 to... Read more

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Pat Buchanan - WInning by losing?

Did the Freedom Caucus just pull the Republican Party back off the ledge, before it jumped to its death? A case can be made for that. Before the American Health Care Act, aka "Ryancare," was pulled off the House floor Friday, it enjoyed the support — of 17 percent of Americans. Had it passed, it faced an Antietam in the GOP Senate, and probable defeat. Had it survived there, to be signed by President Trump, it would... Read more

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