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Weirs rezoning plan inches forward

Weirs rezoning plan inches forward

By MICHAEL KITCH, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — After presenting a controversial proposal by the City Council to rezone The Weirs to the Zoning Task Force on Tuesday, Mayor Ed Engler said that when the Planning Board meets next week he will request that it schedule a public hearing on the essential elements of the plan on Nov. 1. Engler stressed that while the council seeks to expedite the process "There is no rush for the Planning... Read more


Judge for yourself if you are receiving 'good fruit' from a …

To The Daily Sun, As a reader of this paper I have often read letters by a certain writer who is constantly trying to prove that Christianity is the greatest evil around. In his latest burning of Christians at the stake, on Sept. 30, he attempts to show that Christianity is so violent, so dangerous, that the Founding Fathers of this country had to institute the separation of church and state. As a Catholic, my faith requires... Read more

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Flag retirement ceremony planned for Oct. 22 in Meredith

MEREDITH — The Griggs-Wyatt Post #33 of the American Legion in Meredith will be conducting a U.S. flag retirement ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 22. Through the generosity and kindness of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Mayhew and the Mayhew Funeral Homes and Crematorium who have offered the use of their facility and grounds. The ceremony will take place at Mayhew Funeral Home 204 Daniel Webster Highway in Meredith at 10 a.m. Anyone having flags that they wish... Read more

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Barbara L. Ponsart 76

Barbara L. Ponsart 76

GILFORD — Barbara L. Ponsart 76, of Cherry Valley Road, died peacefully Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, at Concord Hospital, surrounded by the ones she loved.Barbara was born Jan. 9, 1940, in New Bedford, Massachusetts, daughter to the late Frederick C. and Elizabeth (McEwen) Johnson. She worked with her husband, Robert, for over 30 years as a secretary and bookkeeper for Robert Ponsart Associates. Barbara later retired from Rite Aid in Laconia, having been the shift... Read more

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Calendar of Events

10-1-16 Calendar

Let's Go Lego, Hall Memorial Library, Northfield, 10 a.m. to noon.       Blues Musician Biscuit Miller and the Mix, Pitman's Freight Room, 94 New Salem St., Laconia, 8 p.m. Live Music by Dan Carter "The Muzak Man," Schuster's Steakhouse and Tavern, Gunstock Inn, Gilford, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. For details call 603-293-2021. Guitarist Hiroya Tsukamoto, Franklin Opera House, 7:30 p.m. Lisa Ferguson in Concert, The Arts Center, 12 Main St., Center Sandwich, 7:30 to 9 p.m.​ For details call 603-284-7532. Live... Read more

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Pat Buchanan - How Trump wins the debate

On one of my first trips to New Hampshire in 1991, to challenge President George H. W. Bush, I ran into Sen. Eugene McCarthy. He was returning to the scene of his '68 triumph, when he had inflicted the first crippling wound on Lyndon Johnson. "Pat, you don't have to win up here, you know," he assured me. "All you have to do is beat the point spread." "Beat the point spread" is a good description of... Read more

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