Local News

Hosmer, Felch file for Laconia City Council

Hosmer, Felch file for Laconia City Council

By RICK GREEN, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — Former State Sen. Andrew Hosmer and Ward 6 Moderator Tony Felch are seeking to fill the City Council vacancy created by the death of longtime Councilor Armand Bolduc. Each filed an application for the post. The city will accept applications until 4 p.m. Friday. The City Council will interview applicants in public on Monday and will name Bolduc's successor at a special meeting on April 30. Felch, who was defeated three... Read more

Letters

Volunteers needed to be advocates for abused & neglected…

To The Daily Sun, When I retired I wanted to volunteer and find ways to continue to feel useful, I soon discovered that there is a strong volunteer spirit here and many ways to help our neighbors. For me, a way to feel like I am truly helping to make someone’s life better is by being a CASA, a Court Appointed Special Advocate. CASAs have a positive impact on the lives of abused and neglected children... Read more

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Announcements

It's still winter if you want it to be

It's still winter if you want it to be

They don't call it "Mud season" for nothing! Good trail etiquette demands that you walk in the center of the trail no matter how deep the mud is. (Courtesy/Tim Jones/EasternSlopes.com) By TIM JONES I know there are probably daffodils and forsythia blooming in your yard, but that doesn’t mean winter has gone away. Most northern ski areas have gotten at least a little snow in April, some have gotten a lot. In Vermont, Bolton, Burke, Jay Peak, Mad... Read more

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Obituaries

Corinne E. Quigley, 88

Corinne E. Quigley, 88

VENICE, Fla. — Corinne Edna Booth Quigley (Renee), 88, died April 17, 2018, at her home in Venice.She was born June 30, 1929, in Amityville, New York, to the late Howard Morrison Booth and Eunice Cook Booth.She graduated from Amityville High School and attended S.U.N.Y. with an emphasis on Commercial Art.Renee is survived by her husband of 67 years, Ramon North Quigley of Venice; one son, Steven Jay Quigley of Flagstaff, Arizona; and one daughter... Read more

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Calendar of Events

4-19 Calendar

Library EventsEvents at Gilford Public Library: Brown Bag Book Discussion, 12:30-1:30 p.m.; Home School Game Club, 1:15-2:30 p.m.​; Teen Tabletoppers, 2:30-3:30 p.m.​; Conversational French, 4-5 p.m.​; Evening Book Discussion, 6-7 p.m.​, at 31 Potter Hill Road in Gilford. For details call 603-524-6042.Events at Sanbornton Public Library: Artist Group, 1-3 p.m.​; Spring Student Nature Photo Contest, 6-7:30 p.m.​; Earth Day Celebration with photo awards and turkey vulture talk, 6:30-7:30 p.m.​; Turkey Vultures : natures recyclers, 6:30-7:30 p.m.​, at 27 Meetinghouse Hill Road. For details call 603-286-8288.Events at Laconia Public Library: Preschool... Read more

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Columns

Jim Hightower - Examining the Kochtopus

Multibillionaires Charles and David Koch want nothing less than to supplant America's core democratic principle of majority rule — the will of The People — with their core plutocratic principle of inviolable property rights, also known as domination by the wealthy minority. Their notion is that "property" (accumulated wealth and the means to get it) is sacrosanct and cannot be restricted by the pesky majority for the Common Good. Cloaking their efforts with layers of... Read more

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