Local News

Brush fire brings several departments to Chase Road in Mered…

MEREDITH — A press time, multiple fire departments were converging at 66 Chase Road to battle a first-alarm brush fire. At 8:33 p.m. the fire was declared “contained,” meaning it is not spreading any further, but no additional details are known. Chase Road is a dead end road off Route 104. Read more

Letters

My summer as a swim instructor in Gilmanton couldn't have be…

To The Daily Sun, I would like to take this opportunity to express my sincere thanks to the children and families of Gilmanton who attended swim lessons at Crystal Lake Park. Teaching children to swim and be safe in the water has always been a rewarding way for me to spend my summer. Eighty-five children eagerly came each day, filled with enthusiasm for to fun and swim. Every challenge, for the youngest to the oldest swimmers, was... Read more

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Announcements

New thrift shop set to open Aug. 4

  MEREDITH — The new Heart and Hands Thrift Shop, located at 8 Maple St. will hold a grand opening on Thursday, Aug. 4, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Replacing a popular, local, charitable thrift store which closed in 2015, the Heart and Hands Shop is a collaborative effort to fill a much-needed resource by the leadership and congregations of three Meredith churches — the First Congregational Church, St. Charles Barromeo Catholic Church, and Trinity Episcopal... Read more

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Obituaries

Donald P. Stinson, 66

Donald P. Stinson, 66

  CORDOVA, Tenn. — Donald P. Stinson, 66, formerly of Alton, New Hampshire, died at his home in Cordova on July 5, 2016. Donald was born on Sept. 15, 1949, at Quonset Point Naval Air Station, Rhode Island, the son of Muriel V. Proctor Stinson of Alton, and the late Ardell D. Stinson of Ryan, Oklahoma. During his early childhood years, he being part of a Navy family lived in Rhode Island, Virginia, and south Texas. The family... Read more

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Calendar of Events

7-28-16

Adult Craft n' Laugh at Belmont Public Library. 5:30 p.m. Events at Sanbornton Public Library: Artists' group, 1 p.m.; Fiber arts, 6 p.m. Book Discussion: The Autobiography of Malcolm X at Moultonborough Public Library. 10:30 a.m. to noon. For details call 6034768895. Events at Meredith Public Library: Knotty knitters, 10 a.m. to noon; Brown Bag Book Group, noon; Children's Theatre, 2 p.m.; Lego Time, 3:30 p.m. Events at Gilman Library in Alton: Computer basics for beginners, 9 a.m.; Story... Read more

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Columns

E. Scott Cracraft - In search of a sane, rational drug polic…

In any crisis situation, it is difficult to maintain "balance" and the tendency is to either overreact or under-react. This is true of the opiate problem facing N.H. Of course, abuse of heroin and other drugs are nothing new in the U.S.A. but historically, it usually only gets called a "crisis" when it shows up in lily-white, middle class communities. But, a crisis it is. The heroin now is stronger and cheaper than ever before. People... Read more

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