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It’s all downhill

It’s all downhill

Trevor Messerve follows his son Caeden down a trail at Highland Mountain Bike Park. Nine-year-old Caeden participated in the “Summer Ride” Camp over the Fourth of July and continues to learn new tricks with his Highland coaches to master some of the intermediate trails. (Karen Bobotas/for The Laconia Daily Sun) Families as well as pros enjoy Highland Mountain Bike Park By THOMAS P. CALDWELL, LACONIA DAILY SUNNORTHFIELD — Most people think of mountain biking as an extreme... Read more

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Letters

Local veterans need a place to meet; do you have one availab…

To The Daily Sun, Veterans need a local place to have meetings. It's more difficult, our vets have to go down to Concord. If a company or landlord would open their doors for a place for meetings it would be great. Laconia/Gilford (local) property owners would be able to really show thanks for their service. Vets, fire and police would like to help. John Gaydos Belmont Read more

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Announcements

GOP chair to speak at tonight's Pemi-Baker GOP dinner

ASHLAND — State Republican Party Chairman Jeanie Forrester will be the featured speaker at the Pemi-Baker Valley Republican Committee’s spaghetti dinner today, Friday, Aug. 18 The meal, which spaghetti, meatballs, Italian sausage, salad, garlic bread, beverages, and dessert, will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 37 Main St. The cost of the diner is $10 at the door for adults, $5 for children ages 5 to 12 years, with children 4... Read more

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Obituaries

Francis H. Rowley, 93

MARIETTA, Ga. — A service for Francis Hunter Rowley, 93, of Marietta, a retired financial analyst from New England, who served in World War II as a waist gunner on American B-17 “Flying Fortresses,” will be held Oct. 28 in Newton, Massachusetts.Rowley died July 8, 2017, in Marietta. A longtime resident of Concord, Massachusetts, and Nashua and Center Harbor, New Hampshire, he had been living for many years in the Atlanta area at the time... Read more

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Calendar of Events

8-17-17 Calendar

Library Events Events at Laconia Public Library: Preschool Story Time (Birth to Age 3), 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.; Preschool Story Time (Ages 3 to 6), 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. For details call 603-524-4775. Events at Gilford Public Library: Teen Drop-In 3D Model Art, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Brown Bag Book Discussion, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.; Conversational French, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.; Evening Book Discussion, 6 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042. Events at Meredith Public Library: Knotty... Read more

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Columns

Bob Meade - Let's recapture civility

What we read in the “letters” section of this and other newspapers, is a microcosm of how our country is functioning today. Or, more accurately, how our country is dis-functioning today. Hardly a day goes by without our being able to read a letter demeaning another writer. The writers don’t make an argument of substance, but will often take someone to task for expressing their faith, or their differing political viewpoint, or because they’re old... Read more

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