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Trick or treat hours

Alton: Monday, 5 to 7 p.m. Ashland: Monday, 5 to 7 p.m. Belmont: Monday, 4 to 8 p.m. Bristol: Monday, 5 to 8 p.m. Canterbury: Saturday, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Center Harbor: Monday, 5 to 7 p.m. Franklin: Monday, 5 to 8 p.m. Gilford: Monday, 5 to 8 p.m. Gilmanton: Monday, 5 to 8 p.m. Holderness: Monday, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Laconia: Monday, 5 to 8 p.m.; also from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at City Hall Loudon: Monday, 5 to 8 p.m. Meredith: Monday, 5 to 9... Read more


'Hating people because of their color is wrong,' no matter w…

To The Daily Sun, In Saturday's publication, two letters drew special attention. Astute positioning by The Sun's staff placed these letters next to one another. The first, by Carol Hart, was a thoughtful analysis of the deep divisions in this country. She laments the intolerance, the racism and sexism which pervade our society. She calls for both individual and national examinations of conscience to somehow initiate the healing process. The second letter was written by Rosemary Mellon... Read more

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Antique appraisal day planned for Nov. 5 in Laconia

Antique appraisal day planned for Nov. 5 in Laconia

  LACONIA – Laconia Historical and Museum Society will host an Antiques Appraisal Day, Saturday, Nov. 5, from 1-4 p.m., at the Laconia Antiques Center. Expert appraisers, Doug McGowan, Linc Fournier and Greg Peverly will be available to offer their expertise and verbal estimations of value. "Much like the Antique Road Show we are all so familiar with, participants bring in their items to be appraised and our group of talented appraisers use the 'learn' approach to determine... Read more

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Ralph A. Melvin Jr., 92

Ralph A. Melvin Jr., 92

MANCHESTER — Ralph A. Melvin, Jr., 92, of Paoli, Pennsylvania, formerly of Lynn, Massachusetts, and Manchester, New Hampshire, passed away on Oct. 5, 2016.Ralph was born April 24, 1924, and graduated from Central High School in Manchester. After attending Northeastern University, Boston, for one year, he enlisted in the Air Force during World War II. He was a pilot of a B-24 Liberator. After completing the required number of bombing missions over Italy and Germany... Read more

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Calendar of Events

10-30-16 Calendar

  Live Music - Dan Carter Plays for Sunday Brunch, Schuster's Steakhouse and Tavern, Gunstock Inn, Gilford, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.​ For details call 603-293-2021.       Bingo, Franklin Lodge of Elks, 2 to 4:30 p.m. For details email mistress0488@yahoo.com. Read more

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Lakes Region Profiles — A matter of conversation

by Mary O'Neill Sales Associate at Roche Realty Group   Experts love to advise people as to what does or does not constitute appropriate conversation at social gatherings. According to the Huffington Post, "safe" topics include "new restaurants, hobbies, movies, mutual friends, and sports" (Grotts, Huffington Post). It is a mystery as to why little known history of the Lakes Region is not included in this list since who wouldn't want to hear a legend or two about... Read more

28-10-2016 Hits:33 Columns  - avatar