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Lakes Region honors those who gave all

Lakes Region honors those who gave all

Ceremony in Laconia focused on John L. Sanborn, who died in the Korean War at 18 By MICHAEL KITCH, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — Together with their counterparts in cities and towns across the state and around the country, residents of Laconia yesterday remembered and revered the men and women who lost their lives in the service of our country with a parade along Main Street and ceremony at Veterans Square to mark Memorial Day. Under a gray... Read more


You can't argue something is true because you read it on a w…

To The Daily Sun,Russ Wiles wrote a misleading letter (which may be a redundant statement) that denigrates Prof. E. Scott Cracraft and the prestigious Southern Poverty Law Center while giving us his argument of how illegal immigrants receive "welfare benefits." There's one problem with his argument. He says this is possible because the "native-born kids of those parents who came here illegally are eligible." What he forgets to mention is that a person born in... Read more

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New Law regarding lead fishing tackle goes into effect June …

MOULTONBOROUGH — A new law regarding lead fishing tackle goes into effect on June 1. For the last four decades, the Loon Preservation Committee has been working to investigate the causes of death of loons on New Hampshire lakes. This research led to the realization that lead fishing sinkers and lead-headed jigs were by far the largest cause of death for adult loons in the state, accounting for nearly half of total known causes of... Read more

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Rita Faro, 88

BRISTOL — Rita (Tones) Faro, 88, of Shore Drive, died Saturday, May 28, 2016, at the Colonial Poplin Nursing Home in Fremont. She was born in Sheffield, England, the daughter of Ernest and Frances (Amos) Tones. Rita graduated from school in England and shortly thereafter, met a U.S. Soldier, Alfio Faro, whom she married and moved to Lawrence, Massachusetts to be with. They later moved to Methuen. In 1980, they moved full time to their... Read more

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Calendar of Events

6-1-16 Calendar

Adult Coloring at Minot-Sleeper Library in Bristol. 10 a.m. to noon. For details call 603-744-3352. Events at Hall Memorial Library in Northfield: Story time, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Arts and crafts, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Events at Gilford Public Library: Check out an expert, 10 a.m. to noon; Magic: The Gathering, 3 to 4 p.m. Events at Sanbornton Public Library: Evening story time, 6 p.m. Events at Gordon-Nash Library in New Hampton: Genealogy Club, 2 p.m. Preschool Storytime at Belmont... Read more

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Notable people - Robbie Vachon

Notable people - Robbie Vachon

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Following in his father's footsteps, Robbie Vachon, the son of Scoot and Bethanie Vachon and member of the class of 2012 at Laconia High School, will graduate May 22 from the United States Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering and a commission as a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps. Born at the Marine Air Station at Cherry Point, N.C. where his father Scott was serving, Vachon... Read more

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Froma Harrop - In politics, you don't get to build your idea…

Bernie Sanders is clearly winding down his campaign for the Democratic nomination. In speeches and interviews over the weekend, he started turning his lance away from Hillary Clinton and toward Donald Trump. Though most of his supporters say they will make the transition to Clinton, a sizable minority — 28 percent, according to a recent poll — insist they will not. Some vow to cast ballots for Trump. The dedicated liberals among them (as opposed to... Read more

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