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Sex offender escapes, is caught

Sex offender escapes, is caught

By MICHAEL KITCH, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — Police captured a sex offender who escaped from the so-called Designated Receiving Facility operated by the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services on the campus of the former Laconia State School shortly before 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday.The man, identified as Roman Cornelius, 27, was taken into custody by Tilton police near the Valvoline Instant Oil Change on Laconia Road in Tilton. He was then turned over... Read more


Has to be a better way of coming up with agreable solution t…

To The Daily Sun, I have been following the action of the Belknap County Delegation for some time and am shocked at their stupidity. I don't want to see my taxes go up but there has got to be a better way of coming up with an agreeable solution. The delegation seems out of touch with what the employees even do at both the Sheriff's Department as well as the Corrections Department. There are many hard-working and... Read more

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Daniels Electric Corporation is Presenting Sponsor for 2017 …

Daniels Electric Corporation is Presenting Sponsor for 2017 WOW Sweepstakes Ball (2)

GILFORD — Daniels Electric Corporation is the presenting sponsor for the 2017 WOW Sweepstakes Ball, which will be held at Gunstock Mountain Resort on Saturday, May 20.“We are really excited about the WOW Trail project and its continued development” said Tom Milligan, Daniels Electric Corporation vice president. “The opportunity to support the trail and help throw a party with a sweepstakes jackpot at the end of the night is something that we couldn’t pass up... Read more

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Laura Aubut, 59

Laura Aubut, 59

  Laura Aubut, 59 ORANGE CITY, Fla. — Laura Brough Aubut, 59, of Orange City, formerly of Laconia, New Hampshire, passed away after a long illness on March 21, 2017. Laura was born Sept. 2, 1957, in Laconia. "Lollipop" enjoyed sewing, reading and helping others. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She was predeceased by her mother and father, George and Fran Brough; and sisters Deborah, Cynthia and Claudia. She is survived by her loving husband, Dennis;... Read more

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Calendar of Events

3-31-17 Calendar

Library Events Events at Laconia Public Library: Le Cercle Francais de Laconia, 10 to 11 a.m.; Tween Craft - Pompom Bunnies, 4 to 5 p.m. For details call 603-524-4775. Events at Gilford Public Library: Baby Story Time, 10 to 10:30 a.m.; Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Preschool Story Time, 10:45 to 11:45 a.m.; Knit Wits, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.; Conversational German, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042. Tot Time, Meredith Public Library, 10 to... Read more

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Pat Buchanan - WInning by losing?

Did the Freedom Caucus just pull the Republican Party back off the ledge, before it jumped to its death? A case can be made for that. Before the American Health Care Act, aka "Ryancare," was pulled off the House floor Friday, it enjoyed the support — of 17 percent of Americans. Had it passed, it faced an Antietam in the GOP Senate, and probable defeat. Had it survived there, to be signed by President Trump, it would... Read more

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