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Students take on shooting issue

‘Our generation is going to be the one that has to do it’ By RICK GREEN, The Laconia Daily Sun LACONIA — It is winter carnival week at Laconia High School, and students have been focused on a dance, a lip-syncing contest and dress-up days, but in the background is what happened 1,500 miles away at a high school in Florida. There is a sense that students need to be engaged to make their schools safer, said Delia... Read more


Never mind the rhetoric; Phil Spagnuolo is the man to vote f…

To The Daily Sun, I want to encourage all residents of Laconia to go to the polls this Tuesday, Feb. 27 and vote for Phil Spagnuolo for state representative. Never mind the Democrat versus Republican rhetoric. Never mind the smoke screen about taxes on canoes and kayaks — Phil would not support that and I asked him myself! Vote for the person, not the party! Vote for Phil Spagnuolo. Dan Warren Laconia Read more

23-02-2018 Hits:53 Letters Edward Engler - avatar Edward Engler


Dinner to benefit Franklin Hope for NH Recovery center

FRANKLIN — A spaghetti dinner will take place Saturday from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Hope For New Hampshire Recovery center, 175 Central St. in Franklin. The center's mission is "to support people impacted by addiction through lived experience on their path to wellbeing," according to their website. The center is facing closure for lack of state funding. Read more

23-02-2018 Hits:74 Community Announcements Ginger Kozlowski - avatar Ginger Kozlowski


Patricia C. Lentini, 71

Patricia C. Lentini, 71

  RALEIGH, N.C. — Patricia Cheryl Lentini, 71, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at her home with her family by her side. She was born March 26, 1946 in Somerville, New Jersey, daughter of the late Frank Lentini and Evelyn Kennedy. Patricia was loud and proud that she served in the Army. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, family time, traveling and a nice breeze. The places she talked most about were North Carolina’s weather, soaring in Walt Disney World... Read more

23-02-2018 Hits:74 Obituaries Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen

Calendar of Events

2-21-18 Calendar

Library EventsEvents at Laconia Public Library: Preschool Story Time (Birth to Age 6), 10 to 11 a.m.; Adult Board Game Night, 6 to 7 p.m. For details call 603-524-4775.Events at Gilford Public Library: Line Dancing, 9 to 10:30 a.m.; Check Out an Expert, 10 a.m. to noon.; Art(ists) Alive!, 3:30 to 5 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042.Events at Belmont Public Library: Family Story Time, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Explore Creativity, 5 to 6:30 p.m. For... Read more

19-02-2018 Hits:203 Calendar of Events Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen


Jim Hightower - A diet of peanut butter?

Breaking news: Trump & Company are a murderous mob! From the start of his White House tenure, the Trumpsters have plotted, stalked and serially killed vibrant members of the English Language. The word "Fact" was the first to go. Robust and universally respected, Fact was assassinated last year when one of Trump's hired killers poisoned it with an unknown substance nicknamed: "Alternative Fact." Their latest victim was a much-honored word that has produced a whole family of world... Read more

23-02-2018 Hits:58 Columns Edward Engler - avatar Edward Engler