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LRGH: More space than it needs, more debt than it wants

LRGH: More space than it needs, more debt than it wants

Justina Sawyer was born at Lakes Region General Hospital, as was her son, Colton, who was born on Friday. In fact, both she and her son were delivered by the same doctor. If she and her partner, Don Miller, have another child, they’ll have to go to Concord Hospital, as LRGHealthcare will close its Family Birthing Place as of May 30. See their story in Health & Wellness. (Adam Drapcho/Laconia Daily Sun) By RICK GREEN, LACONIA... Read more


Stop blaming law-abiding NRA members & look at the FBI

To The Daily Sun, I see the usual liberals are screaming for more gun laws: "When is enough enough?" etc.That's a good question. With more than 20,000 local, state, and federal laws already failing to make any difference when will liberals quit reinforcing failure ? When will they hold the FBI responsible? They investigated the Marathon bombers, the San Bernadino shooter, and the Orlando shooter and allowed all three to proceed. In South Florida they could not even be... Read more

20-02-2018 Hits:151 Letters Edward Engler - avatar Edward Engler


HOPE for NH Recovery to close Franklin location

FRANLKIN — In an effort to preserve its mission to support people impacted by addiction through lived experience, on their path to wellbeing, HOPE for NH Recovery is moving forward with plans to consolidate its operations, which entails closing its satellite office in Franklin.Scott Bickford, HOPE’s board chairman, said, "The board and HOPE's staff have worked very hard to keep all of our centers open to serve as many New Hampshire residents and families as... Read more

21-02-2018 Hits:12 Community Announcements Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen


David B. Dawson, 67

David B. Dawson, 67

  David B. Dawson, 67 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — David Bruce Dawson died at the Earl B. Hadlow Center for Caring on Feb. 18, 2018, in Jacksonville, at the age of 67 after a short battle with lung cancer. David was born on Sept. 5, 1950, in Inglewood, California, to Raymond E. and Hope D. (Brickett) Dawson. He graduated from Inglewood High School in 1969 and worked most of his life in various construction trades from concrete to carpentry. He... Read more

21-02-2018 Hits:6 Obituaries Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen

Calendar of Events

2-21-18 Calendar

Library EventsEvents at Laconia Public Library: Preschool Story Time (Birth to Age 6), 10 to 11 a.m.; Adult Board Game Night, 6 to 7 p.m. For details call 603-524-4775.Events at Gilford Public Library: Line Dancing, 9 to 10:30 a.m.; Check Out an Expert, 10 a.m. to noon.; Art(ists) Alive!, 3:30 to 5 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042.Events at Belmont Public Library: Family Story Time, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Explore Creativity, 5 to 6:30 p.m. For... Read more

19-02-2018 Hits:96 Calendar of Events Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen


Patrick Buchanan - Is that Russian troll farm an act of war?

According to the indictment by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, Russian trolls, operating out of St. Petersburg, took American identities on social media and became players in our 2016 election. On divisive racial and religious issues, the trolls took both sides. In the presidential election, the trolls favored Bernie Sanders, Jill Stein and Donald Trump, and almost never Hillary Clinton. One imaginative Russian troll urged Trumpsters to dress up a female volunteer in an orange prison jump suit... Read more

20-02-2018 Hits:113 Columns Edward Engler - avatar Edward Engler