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Sen. Morse: ‘Sky’s the limit’ for State School

Sen. Morse: ‘Sky’s the limit’ for State School

Bill to establish development commission for property in Laconia heads to governor’s desk By RICK GREEN, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — State land where a school for the developmentally disabled once operated could become the catalyst for economic growth and new jobs in the city, the region and the state under a bill heading to the governor. Lawmakers adopted a conference committee report Thursday on legislation involving the Laconia State School property, which commands dramatic views and adjoins... Read more



We all need to pay attention to & be responsible for tho…

To The Daily Sun, Who pays attention to and is responsible for those in need? First, a definition of need is required. Life and the continuation of it, must have basic elements present. Health is the primary status all must achieve from birth. Parents have the responsibility for the first few years. For various reasons not all children are born into ideal conditions. Throughout history governments or charitable organizations have made attempts to compensate for lack of parental care. Charities are still trying to... Read more

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Join NH Humane Society for Bark at the Ball Park Wednesday

Join NH Humane Society for Bark at the Ball Park Wednesday

LACONIA — Join the New Hampshire Humane Society and Belknap Subaru for Bark at the Ball Park on Wednesday, June 28 - a canine-friendly night at Robbie Mills Field, with the Winnipesaukee Muskrats. Game time is 6:05 p.m., with food available at the Muskrats concession stand, or the 405 Pub tent. A percentage of single game tickets and the 50/50 raffle will benefit the shelter, and dogs are welcome! There will be games for kids... Read more

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Costas C. Golionis 70

Costas C. Golionis 70

  LACONIA — Costas C. Golionis 70, of Champlin Street died on Saturday, June 24, 2017, at Lakes Region General Hospital surrounded by his loving family.Costas was born Jan. 15, 1947, in Trikala, Greece, son to the late Konstantinos and Aglaia (Goulioni) Pyrgiotis.Following his naval military service in Greece, he moved to New Hampshire in 1970. He worked for Laconia Needle for a several years, becoming a lead man and meeting his future wife. Costas later... Read more

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Calendar of Events

6-28-17 Calendar

Library Events Adult Board Game Night, Laconia Public Library, 6 to 7:30 p.m. For details call 6035244775. Events at Gilford Public Library: Line Dancing, 9 to 10:30 a.m.; Check Out an Expert, 10 a.m. to noon. For details call 603-524-6042. Story Time at the Beach, Gilford Town Beach, 40 Varney Point Road, Gilford, noon to 12:30 p.m. For details call Gilford Public Library, 603-524-6042. Events at Belmonr Public Library: Story Time, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Adult Craft and Laugh... Read more

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Pat Buchanan - Democrats will dump Pelosi

In the first round of the special election for the House seat in Georgia's Sixth District, 30-year-old Jon Ossoff swept 48 percent. He more than doubled the vote of his closest GOP rival, Karen Handel. A Peach State pickup for the Democrats and a huge humiliation for President Trump seemed at hand. But in last week's final round, Ossoff, after the most costly House race in history, got 48 percent again, and lost. If Democratic donors are... Read more

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