Local News

Judge puts twist on Miranda rights in drug search

By MICHAEL KITCH, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — Although a woman stands charged with possession of illicit drugs after a search of her person found a plastic bag containing several pills, Justice James D. O'Neill III of Belknap County Superior has ruled that an incriminating statement she made during the search cannot be introduced into evidence at trial. Selina Arnes was arrested by a Belknap County Deputy Sheriff and a United States Marshall on an outstanding Governor's... Read more

Letters

Trump talks before he speaks but his family values are true

To The Daily Sun, In response to, "Naïve to think Hillary cares about your Family": Responding to Sue-Ann Stansfield Fecteaus letter to The Daily Sun, much of what you said is very true. I also read Alan Vervaeke's letter about the Trump family. Perhaps he knows them better than you or I. Is that true Mr. Vervaeke?I once lived in New York and was fortunate to be invited to attend a supper where some of the Trump... Read more

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Announcements

Nationally-touring theater troupe stopping in Laconia on Aug…

Nationally-touring theater troupe stopping in Laconia on Aug. 3

LACONIA — The Laconia Library will celebrate its summer reading program by hosting the national touring theatrical troupe Act!vated Story Theatre on Wednesday, Aug. 3, at 1 p.m. with a performance of Tales Afoot. The two stories included in the program, Racing the Troll and The Gingerbread Man, have been specially chosen for the library's summer reading theme, "On Your Mark, Get Set, Read." The 45-minute program is free and suitable for all ages. Act!vated Story... Read more

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Obituaries

John 'Jack' S. Kozlowski, 68

John 'Jack' S. Kozlowski, 68

  MEREDITH — John "Jack" Stephen Kozlowski, 68, of Chase Road, Meredith, died suddenly at his home on the morning of July 26, 2016. He was born in Natick, Massachusetts, on Jan. 7, 1948, at home during a snowstorm, to his parents, Francis Joseph Sr. and Mary A. (Corkery) Kozlowski. Jack attended Natick schools, "Home of Champions." He graduated high school in 1966, where he played varsity hockey and football. He joined the Marine Corps during the Vietnam... Read more

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Calendar of Events

7-29-16 Calendar

Events at Gilford Public Library: Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Book Bonanza, 1 to 3 p.m.; Knit Wits, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.; Conversational German, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Children's Chess with Mike: For All Levels at Laconia Public Library. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For details call 603-524-4775. Events at Gilman Library in Alton: Mahjongg Group, 9 a.m.; Story time with Miss Lily, 9:15 a.m. Pokemon Movie at Minot-Sleeper Library in Bristol. 3:30 p.m.​ For details call... Read more

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Columns

Michael Barone - What's 'Make Amerian One Again' about?

"Make America One Again." That was the stated theme of the last night of the Republican National Convention. In the welter of analysis of Donald Trump's acceptance speech, few have commented on it, but it's worth taking it seriously. Liberal commentators have dwelled repeatedly on Trump's "dark" and "dystopian" view of America. Apparently, you're not supposed to think badly of our nation when we have a black Democratic president. This is mostly just partisan spin. The candidate... Read more

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