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Competition and camaraderie - Gunstock hosts Craft Beer Rela…

Competition and camaraderie - Gunstock hosts Craft Beer Relay

Team Beer Crew II with Becca, Mary and Betsy watching as Gailyn tries to persuade her shot during the "Tire Bowling" event in the Craft Beer Relay at Gunstock Mountain Resort on Saturday.  (Karen Bobotas/for the Laconia Daily Sun) By BRENDAN SORRELL, for THE LACONIA DAILY SUN GILFORD — The Craft Beer Relay at Gunstock this past Saturday marked only the second time the group that got its start in the wilds of Western Montana has brought... Read more

Letters

Jeanie Forrester is a woman of upstanding character and inte…

To The Daily Sun, As a veteran (a retired Marine Corps captain), I wholeheartedly support and endorse Jeanie Forrester for governor of New Hampshire. I am confident that she will support veterans and veterans' services. I know Jeanie personally, and she is a woman of upstanding character and integrity who will do right by the citizens of this great state. David A. Kutcher Meredith Read more

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Announcements

Miss Lakes Region pageant Saturday night at Gilford Youth Ce…

GILFORD — A field of 20 talented young women and teens will be seeking the titles of Miss Lakes Region 2017 and Miss Lakes Region's Outstanding Teen 2017 on Saturday, July 30, at 6 p.m.  at the Gilford Youth Center. Miss Lakes Region 2016, Kylee-Anne Drew, will crown the next Miss Lakes Region 2017 as well as the new Miss Lakes Region Outstanding Teen 2017. There will also be special performances by Kylee-Ann and the... Read more

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Obituaries

Jean Newcomb, 84

Jean Newcomb, 84 MEREDITH — Jean Newcomb, 84, formerly from Lexington, Massachusetts, and currently a resident of Meredith and Englewood, Florida, died peacefully on Friday, July 22. She was born Dec. 3, 1931, in Needham, Massachusetts, where she graduated as valedictorian of her high school class in 1949. She was the youngest daughter of the Alice and Albert Woodward. She received a scholarship to attend Boston University but was unable to attend due to contracting polio in the... Read more

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Calendar of Events

7-26-16 Calendar

Coloring For Grownups at Moultonborough Public Library in Moultonborough, 10:30 a.m. to noon.Events at the Minot-Sleeper Library in Bristol: Community Reads Book Discussion, 6:30 p.m.​; Lego Club, 4 to 6 p.m. For details call 603-744-3352.Events at Gordon-Nash Library in New Hampton: Piyo, 9 a.m.; Yoga, 10:30 a.m.; Meditation with Shannon, 6 p.m.; Summer Reading Program: On Your Mark, Get Set: Roar, 6:30 p.m.; Evening Yoga, 7 p.m. Events at Gilford Public Library: Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m... Read more

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Columns

Pat Buchanan - Eviction notices

The self-righteousness and smugness of Ted Cruz in refusing to endorse Donald Trump, then walking off stage in Cleveland, smirking amidst the boos, takes the mind back in time. At the Cow Palace in San Francisco in July of 1964, Gov. Nelson Rockefeller, having been defeated by Barry Goldwater, took the podium to introduce a platform plank denouncing "extremism." Implication: Goldwater's campaign is saturated with extremists. Purpose: Advertise Rocky's superior morality. Smug and self-righteous, Rocky brayed at the curses... Read more

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