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Vote on Belmont Mill fuels broader review of historic proper…

Vote on Belmont Mill fuels broader review of historic properties

A bicyclist passes the historic Belmont Mill, where medical and senior services are located. A town committee will take up the charge of studying the building's potential as town offices. (David Carkhuff/Laconia Daily Sun)   By DAVID CARKHUFF, LACONIA DAILY SUN BELMONT — Voters opposed the demolition of the historic Belmont Mill building on March 16, but the fate of the four-story landmark remains unclear A new committee aims to sharpen that picture, and some are advocating a broader... Read more

Letters

Briarcrest residents had right to immediately learn of offer

To The Daily Sun, This is how I (a Lakemont Cooperative member) see the Hometown America 2017 situation in Briarcrest: Part 1 of 3 — How did we get to this point? At some point in time (back in November of 2016?), the previous owner of Briarcrest Estates, talked to one of our present Board of Directors and mentioned that Hometown America was still interested in buying the Lakemont Cooperative/Briarcrest. Whether the previous owner approached the board member... Read more

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Announcements

Woman sentenced in case of Wolfeboro man’s drug-related deat…

CONCORD — Tanya McCormack, 27, of Effingham pleaded guilty March 16 in Carroll County Superior Court to selling fentanyl that caused the death of Cole McMahon, 22, of Wolfeboro, said New Hampshire Attorney General Joseph A. Foster and Wolfeboro Police Chief Dean Rondeau.McCormack was sentenced to 11 to 22 years in the New Hampshire State Prison with three years suspended off of the minimum and maximum portion of the sentence for selling the controlled drug... Read more

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Obituaries

Augustus 'Gus' Poisson, 57

BRISTOL — Augustus "Gus" Poisson, 57, of Bristol, passed away March 23, 2017, at Concord Hospital. Born May 28, 1959, he was the son of Glennice Poisson and the late Walter Poisson Sr. Gus graduated from Laconia High School in 1977 and joined the Marine Corps. During his service, he traveled overseas and around the country. He later worked maintenance at Freudenberg-NOK for over 20 years. In his spare time, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and riding his motorcycle. In... Read more

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Calendar of Events

3-26-17 Calendar

Theater "Stuart Little," Winnipesaukee Playhouse, 50 Reservoir Road, Meredith, 2 p.m. Presented by the Winnipesaukee Playhouse Education Department. For details call 603-279-0333 or go to www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org. Interlakes Children's Theatre Auditions for Summer Shows at Inter-Lakes High School Auditorium, Meredith, noon to 6 p.m.​, in Meredith. For details call 603-707-6035.         Music Violin and Piano Duo in Concert, Taylor Community (Woodside Building), 435 Union Ave., Laconia, 3 to 4 p.m. For details email bkean@taylorcommunity.org.       Special Community Taste of the Lakes Region, Church Landing... Read more

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Columns

Michael Barone - Base rage ill serves Democratic Party

In a week chock-full of news, the party that on the night of Nov. 8 found itself, much to its surprise, very much out of power has been having difficulty finding a way to return. Democratic senators, urged on by the left blogosphere and party activists, peppered Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch with hostile questions, but to no apparent effect. They have failed to raise fears that Gorsuch would vote to repeal the 44-year-old Roe v... Read more

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