Local News

Belknap County Commissioner Taylor to run for re-election

LACONIA — Belknap County Commissioner Hunter Taylor has announced that he is seeking election to the position he now holds in the upcoming election cycle.Taylor was appointed by a unanimous vote of the County Convention to fill the position of County Commissioner for District 3 (representing Alton, Center Harbor, Gilford and Meredith) following the resignation of Steve Nedeau in December 2014."My original intention was to serve only the remainder of Mr. Nedeau's term," said Taylor... Read more

Letters

Pat Buchanan- Has Trump found formula for beating Hillary?

Stripped of its excesses, Donald Trump's Wednesday speech contains all the ingredients of a campaign that can defeat Hillary Clinton this fall. Indeed, after the speech ended Clinton was suddenly defending the Clinton Foundation against the charge that it is a front for a racket for her family's enrichment. The specific charges in Trump's indictment of Clinton: She is mendacious, corrupt, incompetent and a hypocrite. "Hillary Clinton ... is a world-class liar," said Trump. She faked... Read more

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Announcements

A home away from home - Muskrats players rely on the hospita…

A home away from home - Muskrats players rely on the hospitality of local families as they begin season

By ALANA PERSSON, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — Cow bells can be heard from stands of the Winnipesaukee Muskrats games, as local host families cheer on the young athletes taking the field for the summer months.For the 27 top-ranked college baseball players on the 2016 roster, a season with the Winnipesaukee Muskrats, formerly known as the Laconia Muskrats, is seen as a gateway into signing with a professional baseball team. Coming into the season with talent... Read more

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Obituaries

Bertha L. Olisky, 81

BELMONT — Bertha "Pinky" L. Olisky 81, of Sunshine Drive, died Saturday, June 25, 2016, at Concord Hospital with her loving family by her side.Bertha was born May 22, 1935, in Pittsfield, daughter to the late Erville and Minnie (Brown) Smith.She worked for more than 30 years for Vernatron/Molex as a machine operator.Bertha enjoyed genealogy, needlepoint, cooking, her small dogs, and spending time with family and friends.Bertha is survived by her two sons, Anthony Olisky... Read more

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Calendar of Events

6-26-16 Calendar

Always...Patsy Cline at Interlakes Theatre in Meredith. 5 p.m.​ Jonny Lang at Flying Monkey Movie House and Performance Center in Plymouth. 6:30 p.m.​ Belmont Farmers Market at Belmont Mill & Pavillion. 9:30 a.m.Coastal Elegance with Blair Labella at The League of NH Craftsmen Meredith Fine Craft Gallery. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.​ For details call 279-7920.Downtown Abbey Garden Party at Black Swan Inn in Tilton. 3:30 p.m.Evangelistic Meetings at Calvary Independent Baptist Church in Plymouth. 8:45 a.m.​Evangelistic... Read more

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Columns

Pat Buchanan- Has Trump found formula for beating Hillary?

Stripped of its excesses, Donald Trump's Wednesday speech contains all the ingredients of a campaign that can defeat Hillary Clinton this fall. Indeed, after the speech ended Clinton was suddenly defending the Clinton Foundation against the charge that it is a front for a racket for her family's enrichment. The specific charges in Trump's indictment of Clinton: She is mendacious, corrupt, incompetent and a hypocrite. "Hillary Clinton ... is a world-class liar," said Trump. She faked... Read more

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