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'Mini-Pease' possible in Laconia?

'Mini-Pease' possible in Laconia?

George Bald, chairman of the state commission planning for the redevelopment of the old State School property in Laconia, gives fellow commissioners a tour of the Pease International Tradeport Monday. He had a lead role in transforming an old Air Force base into a sprawling commercial-industrial development in Portsmouth. (Rick Green/Laconia Daily Sun) Lakeshore Redevelopment Planning Commission gets tour of sprawling business center in Portsmouth By RICK GREEN, LACONIA DAILY SUN PORTSMOUTH — Commissioners charged with turning the... Read more


My letter was a little condescending, perhaps, but it wasn't…

To The Daily Sun, Last week a Mr. David B. Stowe (DVM) took me to the woodshed for being uncivil in my response to Robert Joseph. I read my letter a couple of times and couldn't find anything in it that was "uncivil." A tad condescending perhaps, with a couple of digs about the possibility of him sleeping through some of his classes. but uncivil, no. I try to inject a little humor into my letters... Read more

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Recycled Percussion makes a surprise visit to Laconia Middle…

Recycled Percussion makes a surprise visit to Laconia Middle School

Elijah Perez shows off his dance moves for Justin Spencer of Recycled Percussion during their surprise visit to Laconia Middle School yesterday afternoon. (Karen Bobotas/for The Laconia Daily Sun) By THOMAS P. CALDWELL, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — Students at Laconia Middle School had a chance to showcase their own talents before members of Recycled Percussion when band founders Justin Spencer and Ryan Vezino made a surprise visit on Monday afternoon.Recycled Percussion, which got its start in... Read more

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Dorothye S. Wentworth, 84

ALTON — Dorothye S. Wentworth passed away Sunday evening, Nov. 19, 2017, with her loving family at her bedside, after a lengthy illness.Dorothye was born in Smithton, Missouri, on Nov. 28, 1932, the daughter of Hilda (Young) Smith and Alvin Smith. She was raised by her grandfather, Reuben Young.Dorothye graduated from NHTI in Concord. She retired from nursing in 1992, after working at Lakes Region General Hospital and Mease Hospital in Dunedin, Florida.Dorothye was part... Read more

20-11-2017 Hits:64 Obituaries Ginger Kozlowski - avatar Ginger Kozlowski

Calendar of Events

11-23-17 Calendar

Thanksgiving Day Dinners   Hazel Duke Free Thanksgiving Meal, Laconia Congregational Church Hall, 18 Veterans Square, Laconia, 11:30 a.m. Turkey dinner with all the trimmings. Walk-ins welcome. Free Thanksgiving Dinner, Soda Shoppe, 30 Beacon Street East, Laconia, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free Thanksgiving Dinner, George's Diner, 10 Plymouth St., Meredith, sittings at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Those planning to attend are strongly encouraged to get tickets beforehand at restaurant, For details call 603-279-8723. Free Thanksgiving Dinner, Northfield-Tilton Congregational... Read more

21-11-2017 Hits:42 Calendar of Events Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen


Susan Estrich - Beware a silent backlash

I don't want to see the next name in the headlines for sexual misconduct. I know too many of them. I believe the women. Some companies are conducting internal checks, and some are not, because they don't want to get caught up in all this. And because while it's true that sexual harassment is a real problem, there are also questions of degree. An 89-year-old President George H.W. Bush, in a wheelchair, accused of sexual... Read more

20-11-2017 Hits:48 Columns Edward Engler - avatar Edward Engler