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Sen. Morse: ‘Sky’s the limit’ for State School

Sen. Morse: ‘Sky’s the limit’ for State School

Bill to establish development commission for property in Laconia heads to governor’s desk By RICK GREEN, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — State land where a school for the developmentally disabled once operated could become the catalyst for economic growth and new jobs in the city, the region and the state under a bill heading to the governor. Lawmakers adopted a conference committee report Thursday on legislation involving the Laconia State School property, which commands dramatic views and adjoins... Read more



We all need to pay attention to & be responsible for tho…

To The Daily Sun, Who pays attention to and is responsible for those in need? First, a definition of need is required. Life and the continuation of it, must have basic elements present. Health is the primary status all must achieve from birth. Parents have the responsibility for the first few years. For various reasons not all children are born into ideal conditions. Throughout history governments or charitable organizations have made attempts to compensate for lack of parental care. Charities are still trying to... Read more

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New Horizons to play July 4 in Meredith

New Horizons to play July 4 in Meredith

MEREDITH — Co-Directors Debbi Gibson, former Laconia High School band director, and Mary Divers of the Lakes Region and Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, are having a great time getting the New Horizons Band of the Lakes Region ready for their summer concert season. The 45 members of the band will open the summer season at Heskey Park in Meredith for a pre-fireworks concert from 7 to 9 p.m. on July 4. There will be a large... Read more

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Albert 'Skeeter' E. Dow Jr., 81

  Albert “Skeeter” E. Dow Jr., 81 PLYMOUTH — Albert “Skeeter” Edward Dow Jr., 81, of Plymouth, NH., died suddenly on June 23, 2017 at his home. Born, one of 10, in Ashland, on April 24, 1936, he was the son of Albert E. Sr. and Marguerite Elizabeth (Hall) Dow. Skeeter grew up in Ashland and graduated from Ashland High School, class of 1954. He resided in Campton for 11 years and has been a resident of Plymouth since... Read more

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Calendar of Events

6-29-17 Calendar

Library Events Events at Gilford Public Library: Conversational French, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.; Seed Bombs — 1st Session at 5 p.m., 2nd Session at 6:30 p.m., For details call 603-524-6042. Events at Meredith Public Library: Knotty Knitters, 10 a.m.; Brown Bag Book Club, 1 p.m. For details call 603-279-4303. Artists' Group, Sanbornton Public Library, 1 to 3 p.m. For details call 603-286-8802. Events at Gilmanton Year-Round Library: Build It, 1:30 p.m. — Create bridges and towers with all sorts... Read more

27-06-2017 Hits:39 Calendar of Events Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen


Alan Vervaeke - A right or a privilege?

I pay taxes — property taxes, income taxes, and sales taxes. Property taxes pay for the protection we receive from the police and fire departments. It pays for the plowing of the roads. It pays for lifeguards at town beach. It pays for a public education. Since I pay taxes, I have a right to all of that. Correct? I have the RIGHT to quality and timely protection from criminal elements and fire. I have a... Read more

27-06-2017 Hits:78 Columns Edward Engler - avatar Edward Engler