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BEDC head to address Belknap GOP group

  BELMONT — The head of the Belknap Economic Development Council will be the featured speaker at the next meeting of the Belknap County Republican Committee which will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 6:30 p.m. at the Top of the Town Restaurant, 88 Ladd Hill Road in Belmont. Justin Slattery will talk about the council's primary mission to promote economic vitality in Belknap County and the greater Lakes Region. He will discuss the workings of... Read more

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At Shooter’s, Christie tells crowd ‘I know in my heart I can…

BELMONT — Chris Christie, the burly, plain spoken governor of New Jersey seeking the Republican presidential nomination, easily made himself at home before a full house at Shooter's Tavern last evening. "Two things off the top," Christie began, "then I'll take your questions." He proceeded to a harsh critique of the Obama Administration's foreign policy, charging that the turmoil in the Middle East is "on the hands of the President of the United States." Insisting that... Read more

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Calendar of Events

10-7-15 Calendar

Events at Hall Memorial Library, Northfield: Story Time, 10:30 a.m. Arts and Crafts, 3:30 p.m Magic the Gathering, 4-5:45 p.m., Chance Anderson will facilitate. Events at Gilmanton Year-Round Library: Story time, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Mom and Baby Yoga at Gordon-Nash Library. 10 a.m.​ Events at Gilford Public Library: Line Dancing, 9-10:30 a.m. Check-Out-An-Expert!, 10 a.m.-noon. Magic the Gathering Club, 3-4 p.m. Events at Meredith Public Library: Animals & Me, 10-11 a.m., ages 3-5, snacks served. TAB/Comics Club, 3:30-4:30 p.m., TAB... Read more

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Local businesses help support Veterans Count Program

LACONIA — Veterans Count was conceived in 2007 when Easter Seals' board member, Mike Salter, sought to bring comprehensive, emergency aid to veterans and their families whose quality of life was significantly impacted by deployment to war zones. A veteran of the U.S. Army Special Forces, Salter and the Easter Seals NH President and CEO Larry Gammon approached the NH Joint Force Headquarters (NH National Guard), at that time commanded by Laconia native Major General Kenneth... Read more

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Image in Kelly Ayotte’s ne-ewsletter implies pro-choice asso…

To the Daily Sun, There never has been any question of Jeanne Shaheen's position on abortion. She is pro-abortion. Same with her buddy Hillary Clinton. Gee, if Jeanne's daughter runs for governor, she could be running against Chris Sununu, son of John H. He says he is pro-choice. If Jeb! is the Republican nominee, he could be up against another abortion queen, Hillary. And who is in a picture with Jeanne Shaheen congratulating New Hampshire's 2015 Angels in... Read more

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Sanborn — Fall real estate sales tips

So, it is officially fall and with that should come a little bit of urgency if you are thinking about selling your house. You know you want to get it sold before the dead of winter sets in, but when the leaves come off the trees and the lawn turns brown it is not the most eye appealing time of year. There are some little things you can do to add some color and make... Read more

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Birth- Preston Lou Ashton

Birth- Preston Lou Ashton

Preston Lou Ashton Born on August 1, 2014 at 4:17pm at Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia, NH to Laura Dunn and Ryan Ashton. Preston weighed 6lbs 14oz and was 19 inches long. His maternal grandparents are Cal and Tammy Dunn, Jr. of Laconia, NH. His maternal great grandparents are Harry and Thelma Bean of Gilford, NH. Paternal grandparents are Jim and Cheryl Barnes of Gilmanton Iron Works, NH. Preston has many aunts and uncles; Cal, Sue... Read more

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Mr. and Mrs. Frank Maguire of Laconia, NH, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Lynn, to Kevin Chaff, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Chaff of Hampstead, NH. The future bride graduated from Southern NH University with a masters degree in business. She is employed at EFI in Meredith. The future groom received a bachelors degree in criminal justice from U. Mass Lowell. He is employed by the State of NH 911... Read more

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Darlene K. Savage, 57

Darlene K. Savage, 57 GILFORD — Darlene Katherine Savage, 57, of Gilford, went home to be with the Lord, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, after a long illness. She was born to Elizabeth and Melvin Kusan on Nov. 28, 1957, in Pittsburgh. Darlene was a loving wife and is survived by Stuart Savage, her husband of 24 years; sister, Michele Eritz and husband Michael Eritz of Pittsburgh; nephews, Christopher and Nicholas Eritz; and a sister, Lisa Kusan of Pittsburgh. Darlene... Read more

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