Local News

Inter-Lakes football beats Winnisquam for Division VI crown

  The infant Inter-Lakes football program has gained full maturity in just its second season of play at the varsity level, beating cross-county rival Winnisquam Regional, itself a relative newcomer to playing America's game, 6-0 on Saturday to claim the NHIAA Division VI championship. The smash-mouth, field position is everything contest was played on the artificial turf in front of a huge, appreciative, sun-baked crowd that may have created Meredith's first ever (italics) up (italics) ... Read more

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Letters

Pain shared is pain halved; families touched by opioids not …

To The Daily Sun, Behind every person who dies in the opioid epidemic, there is a family left behind. While nothing I can ever say or do can take away your pain, I hear you. I hear your anguish and suffering. I sit at funerals with you and share your tears. Pain shared is pain halved. You are not alone. I hold all of you in my heart and prayers. Beth Copithorne Wolfeboro Read more

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Announcements

Emory wins People's Choice Award at Art Assn. show

Emory wins People's Choice Award at Art Assn. show

  LACONIA — Meredith resident Robert P. Emory is the winner of the People’s Choice award at the Lakes Region Art Association's 77th annual Art Show, which is being held at the association's Gallery in the Tanger Outlets in Tilton. The show is the association’s largest exhibit featuring more 85 new original works of art and is on display on till September 10th. Emory won the People's Choice award for his acrylic painting, “Lake Smoke at Spindle Point.”... Read more

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Obituaries

Dr. Edward R. Garrity Sr., 93

Dr. Edward R. Garrity Sr., 93

  AURORA, Ill. — Dr. Edward R. Garrity Sr., M.D., 93, of Aurora and Niceville, Florida, and originally from Chicago, died peacefully in Aurora on Aug. 21, 2017, after a long and full life of many blessings. The timing of his departure from this life was impeccable, as he died on his 69th wedding anniversary, during the eclipse of the sun, at 12:34 p.m., reminding his family that he was born on 1-2-3-4, that is, Jan... Read more

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Calendar of Events

8-25-17 Calendar

Library Events Events at Gilford Public Library: Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Knit Wits, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.; Conversational German, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042. Paper Crafts, Belmont Public Library, 2 to 3 p.m.​ For details call 603-267-8331. Story Time, Sanbornton Public Library, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. For details call 603-286-8288. Events at Hall Memorial Library, Northfield: Raffle to Support Adult Programming, `0 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sit & Knit, 2 to 5... Read more

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Columns

Michael Barone - What identity politics hath wrought

There's a whiff of Weimar in the air. During the years of the Weimar Republic (1919-33), Germany was threatened by Communist revolutionaries and Nazi uprisings. Foreign Minister Walter Rathenau was assassinated, and violent street fighting was commonplace. Then Adolf Hitler took power in 1933. America is nowhere near that point. But many surely agree with The American Interest's Jason Willick, who wrote Sunday that "this latest round of deadly political violence has" him "more afraid for... Read more

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