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Let the Black Friday shopping begin!

Let the Black Friday shopping begin!

Jayson Twombly and Melissa McCarthy unpacking and getting The Studio in Laconia ready for Black Friday shoppers on Wednesday afternoon.  (Karen Bobotas/for The Laconia Daily Sun) Locally owned businesses focus on customer service for survival By THOMAS P. CALDWELLLACONIA — In this age of big box stores and internet sales, many small, locally owned businesses have found themselves unable to compete or adapt in order to survive. Those that are successful have found a way to offer... Read more


Thank you, Belmont Police, for thinking of at Thanksgiving

To The Daily Sun, Thank you Belmont Police Department and those who donate to people in need. We had an officer come to our home and we thought there might be something wrong. It turned out the officer was there to bring our family a Thanksgiving dinner with all the fixings. Thank you for your kindness, your caring, your comfort and your compassion for making our holiday a special day. May God bless all of you and... Read more

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M’boro Lions Club chooses local Peace Poster winner

M’boro Lions Club chooses local Peace Poster winner

MOULTONBOROUGH — Sadey Sherkanowski, a sixth-grade student at Moultonborough Central School, has taken the first step to becoming an internationally recognized artist by winning the local competition sponsored by the Moultonborough Lions Club. Lions Clubs International sponsors the program each year to emphasize the importance of world peace to young people everywhere. Sadey’s poster was among more than 450,000 entries submitted worldwide in this annual Lions International Peace Poster Contest. Sadey’s poster will advance through the district... Read more

22-11-2017 Hits:71 Community Announcements Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen


Helen H. Olden, 92

Helen H. Olden, 92

  Helen H. Olden, 92 CENTER HARBOR — Helen H. Olden, 92, passed away at Massachusetts General Hospital on Nov. 20, 2017. Helen was born Aug. 30, 1925, in Warner, the daughter of Isaac and Persis (Smith) Atherton. Helen grew up in Warner and went to school at the Simonds Free High School in Warner. After high school she went to work at the Federal Bureau of Investigation doing fingerprinting. After working for the FBI for many years, she... Read more

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Calendar of Events

11-26-17 Calendar

          Special Community   Castle in the Clouds Presents Christmas at the Castle, "An enchanted Rustic Woodland Christmas," 10 a.m. to 4 p.m Sunday on Main in Meredith, Meredith Historical Society, 45 Main St., Meredith, noon to 4 p.m. Kids make an ornament while adults select gifts from local authors, exclusive Annalee Dolls Sun Pin/Magnets, tote bags, desk or wall calendars, sun catchers, lap robes all celebrating Meredith's 250th birthday next year. For details call 603-279-2275.               Ongoing Community   Public Skating, Merrill... Read more

24-11-2017 Hits:41 Calendar of Events Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen


Pat Buchanan - Unserious nation

How stands John Winthrop's "city upon a hill" this Thanksgiving? How stands the country that was to be "a light unto the nations?" To those who look to cable TV for news, the answer must at the least be ambiguous. For consider the issues that have lately convulsed the public discourse of the American republic. Today's great question seems to be whether our 45th president is as serious a sexual predator as our 42nd was proven to be... Read more

22-11-2017 Hits:79 Columns Edward Engler - avatar Edward Engler