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Praying for snow

Praying for snow

  An arsenal of snowmaking guns sit poised and ready as they await colder temperatures at Gunstock Mountain Resort on Wednesday morning.  (Karen Bobotas/for The Laconia Daily Sun) Gunstock plans Dec. 1 opening for 80th anniversary By RICK GREEN, LACONIA DAILY SUN GILFORD — There appeared to be as much mud as snow on Gunstock Mountain as a steady rain fell Wednesday morning, but hope springs eternal in the heart of a ski area marketing director. Mike Roth is looking... Read more


My priority would be to enlarge the Belmont Police Station

To The Daily Sun,Belmont residents: On Nov. 15 there was a tour of four town buildings for concerned Belmont citizens. We saw the Town Hall, the empty bank building, the Mill and the police station. We need a safer environment for our officers and others that work in the building. Just look at our school system, which alone has grown from one location to three. The population growth is four times larger than it was... Read more

24-11-2017 Hits:45 Letters Ginger Kozlowski - avatar Ginger Kozlowski


Maggy D’s Garden Center partners with NH Humane Society

LACONIA — Maggy D’s Garden Center, located at 263 Court St. in Laconia, is donating 10 percent of the proceeds from every Christmas tree sold this holiday season to the New Hampshire Humane Society.  Maggy D’s donated a portion of the proceeds of Christmas tree sales to the shelter for the last two years and has pledged to continue their support this holiday season. Maggy D’s will also serve as a drop off point for... Read more

24-11-2017 Hits:39 Community Announcements Ginger Kozlowski - avatar Ginger Kozlowski


Henry O. Luscher, 92

Henry O. Luscher, 92

  Henry O. Luscher, 92 GILFORD — Henry O. Luscher, 92, of Gilford, died Nov. 21, 2017, at his home, after a brief period of failing health. Born in Tauffelen, Bern, Switzerland, on Nov. 13, 1925, he was the son of Otto and Rosa (Meyer) Luscher. Henry grew up in Switzerland and attended Swiss schools where he graduated from the Institute of Onken, in Switzerland, with a degree in engineering. He traveled to England between 1949 and 1951, to... Read more

24-11-2017 Hits:47 Obituaries Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen

Calendar of Events

11-26-17 Calendar

          Special Community   Castle in the Clouds Presents Christmas at the Castle, "An enchanted Rustic Woodland Christmas," 10 a.m. to 4 p.m Sunday on Main in Meredith, Meredith Historical Society, 45 Main St., Meredith, noon to 4 p.m. Kids make an ornament while adults select gifts from local authors, exclusive Annalee Dolls Sun Pin/Magnets, tote bags, desk or wall calendars, sun catchers, lap robes all celebrating Meredith's 250th birthday next year. For details call 603-279-2275.               Ongoing Community   Public Skating, Merrill... Read more

24-11-2017 Hits:71 Calendar of Events Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen


Pat Buchanan - Unserious nation

How stands John Winthrop's "city upon a hill" this Thanksgiving? How stands the country that was to be "a light unto the nations?" To those who look to cable TV for news, the answer must at the least be ambiguous. For consider the issues that have lately convulsed the public discourse of the American republic. Today's great question seems to be whether our 45th president is as serious a sexual predator as our 42nd was proven to be... Read more

22-11-2017 Hits:100 Columns Edward Engler - avatar Edward Engler