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Alton officer cleared after shooting at car

By MICHAEL KITCH, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — An Alton police officer was justified in firing one shot at a motor vehicle, the driver of which failed to heed his signals and shouts to slow as he passed the scene of an earlier accident on Feb. 25, concluded Belknap County Attorney Melissa Guldbrandsen. Following an investigation of the incident by the New Hampshire State Police, Guldbrandsen issued a memo on Tuesday , finding that in the circumstances... Read more

Letters

Has to be a better way of coming up with agreable solution t…

To The Daily Sun, I have been following the action of the Belknap County Delegation for some time and am shocked at their stupidity. I don't want to see my taxes go up but there has got to be a better way of coming up with an agreeable solution. The delegation seems out of touch with what the employees even do at both the Sheriff's Department as well as the Corrections Department. There are many hard-working and... Read more

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Announcements

Annual Celebration of LRCS will be held April 13

Annual Celebration of LRCS will be held April 13

LACONIA — Lakes Region Community Services' Annual Celebration will be held Thursday, April 13, at 4:30 pm at the Beane Conference Center in Laconia. The event is held to bring together community, school and business leaders, donors, supporters, partners, volunteers, with families and individuals served to honor those who face extraordinary challenges, recognize accomplishments, and to thank everyone who helps strengthen our community by supporting the work we do. The LRCS Annual Celebration features a reception... Read more

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Obituaries

Laura Aubut, 59

Laura Aubut, 59

  Laura Aubut, 59 ORANGE CITY, Fla. — Laura Brough Aubut, 59, of Orange City, formerly of Laconia, New Hampshire, passed away after a long illness on March 21, 2017. Laura was born Sept. 2, 1957, in Laconia. "Lollipop" enjoyed sewing, reading and helping others. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She was predeceased by her mother and father, George and Fran Brough; and sisters Deborah, Cynthia and Claudia. She is survived by her loving husband, Dennis;... Read more

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Calendar of Events

3-28-17 Calendar

Library Events Events at Gilford Public Library: Toddler Story Time, 10 to 11:45 a.m.; Fiber Friends, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Preschool Story Time, 11:15 to 11:45 a.m.; Makerspace - Knitting, 3:15 to 4:30 p.m.; The Basics of Tea, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042. Events at Gilman Library, Alton: Knitter's Group, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Granny Apple Preschool Story Time, 1:45 to 2:30 p.m. For details... Read more

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Columns

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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