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Shots fired in Gilford

Shots fired in Gilford

GILFORD — A Gilford man has been arrested after a report of gunshots fired from a motorcycle in the area of 108 Young Road Monday. Ryan E. Thurston, 35, was apprehended by police a short time after the report in Gilford and taken into custody without incident. Police determined that Thurston was an "involved participant" and had fled on a motorcycle. A second unknown vehicle was also involved in the incident.  The circumstances are being investigated. Thurston was... Read more


I;m going to vote for my dog for president; he's happy &…

To The Daily Sun, I am as I have stated before, (I'm) not political. Passionate about my beliefs/views, as many (others are). I cannot believe every morning I get up to this papers letter section. Over the past few months it has been filled with such negative, spiteful, cruel, arrogant, and mocking letters. It is enough to make you want to weep. Some days it is getting harder to ignore. I read/see the news around the globe... Read more

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Sports Roundup 9-24

Sports Roundup 9-24

Laconia girls volleyball• Saturday, Sept. 24Despite missing 18 serves, the Laconia Sachems volleyball team was able to rally to beat ConVal in five games in the homecoming match. Digs and kills kept the Sachems alive, and the team’s record stood at 4-1 heading into Monday night’s match at Kingswood. Hannah Dow led the team with six aces, Abby Crowell had 16 kills, and Mykynzy Bartlett had 12 digs.Game scores were 23-25, 25-19, 25-14, 20-25 and... Read more

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Stephen P. Kenerson, 63

Stephen P. Kenerson, 63 ALTON — Stephen Paul Kenerson, age 63, a longtime resident of Alton, died Sept. 24, 2016, at Lakes Region Hospital in Laconia. Born March 11, 1953, in Weymouth, Massachusetts, a son of Norman Francis Kenerson and Marion Mae (Pratt) Kenerson, he resided in East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, for years and moved to Alton in 1976. He was an avid fan of NASCAR. He is survived by his two children, Rory Labbe of Gilsum, and Andrew and... Read more

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Calendar of Events

9-27-16 Calendar

  Story Time, Goss Reading Room, 188 Elm St., Laconia (Lakeport), 3:30 p.m. For details call 603-524-4775. Events qt Gilford Public Library: Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Lapsit Storytime, 10:30 to 11 a.m.; Story Time, 11:15 to 11:45 a.m.; Makerspace Club, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.; Nightly Knitting, 6 p.m.; Classics Book Group, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042. Events at Gordon-Nash Library, New Hampton: Piyo, 9 a.m.; Yoga with Shannon, 10:30 a.m.; Free Meditation... Read more

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Pat Buchanan - How Trump wins the debate

On one of my first trips to New Hampshire in 1991, to challenge President George H. W. Bush, I ran into Sen. Eugene McCarthy. He was returning to the scene of his '68 triumph, when he had inflicted the first crippling wound on Lyndon Johnson. "Pat, you don't have to win up here, you know," he assured me. "All you have to do is beat the point spread." "Beat the point spread" is a good description of... Read more

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