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Parking predicament

Parking predicament

Breanna Henderson, Kevin Sullivan and Robert Sawyer would like to see the city spend the money to make the parking garage a cleaner and more welcoming environment. (Adam Drapcho/Laconia Daily Sun) Letter to council compares city garage to rundown house By RICK GREEN, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — A tour of the city's downtown parking garage reveals a number of deficiencies in the structure, from its lack of working elevators to its closed and graffiti-scrawled top floor. Less certain... Read more



Conservatives aren't changing any minds on policy issues

To The Daily Sun, Russ Wiles wrote that Alan Vervaeke sounds "like a mouthpiece for American progressives, parroting their totalitarian vision," and that he envisions himself "as a part of the progressive thought police." Totalitarian vision and thought police? That's bloody hysterical! God, that's just plain stupid! Russ is a crybaby because If you attack his ideas, you are intolerant and narrowminded, yet he is always attacking other ideas and pushing ridiculous lies and smears (Obama... Read more

20-09-2017 Hits:185 Letters Edward Engler - avatar Edward Engler


Ashland Elementary School kicks Off K-6 Year of the Book

Ashland Elementary School kicks Off K-6 Year of the Book

  ASHLAND — On Aug. 30, Ashland Elementary School kicked off a year of celebrating reading, writing, and literacy. Ashland Elementary School is one of five statewide winners of a Year of the Book grant valued at $25,000 from the Children’s Literacy Foundation (CLiF). The grant provides literacy presentations, including writing workshops, author visits, supports for school staff and families, new children’s books for the school and town libraries, and new books for Ashland children to... Read more

21-09-2017 Hits:52 Community Announcements Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen


Steven S. Dearborn, 66

Steven S. Dearborn, 66

PLYMOUTH — Steven Scott Dearborn, 66, the self-proclaimed “Mayor of Fairgrounds Road,” lived in his cabin on his own five-acre lot in Plymouth for more than 30 years. He died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, after a brief illness at Concord Hospital, surrounded by the love and care of his seven siblings and mother. He was born to Richard Armstrong Dearborn and Judith Jackson Dearborn on April 26, 1951, along with his sister, Gail Susan Dearborn... Read more

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Calendar of Events

9-23-17 Calendar

Library Events   Events at Hall Memorial Library, Northfield: Raffle to Support Adult Programming, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Let's Go Lego, 10 a.m. to noon.  For details call 603-286-8971. T'ai Chi, Gordon-Nash Library, New Hampton, 10 to 11 a.m. For details call 603-744-8061.           Music   Tribute to Bob Dylan, Patrick's Pub & Eatery, Gilford, 9 to 11 p.m. For details call 603-293-0841.             Special Community   Yard Sale, Mountain View Church, 322 Upper Bay Road., Sanbornton, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. For details call... Read more

21-09-2017 Hits:50 Calendar of Events Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen


Froma Harrop - Trump warming to Paris agreement?

Will President Trump bring the country back into the Paris climate agreement? The bets are on, and this bet says he will. The past few days have produced clashing reports that he may or may not come around. Confusion is how Trump gets turnarounds past the base. What happened right after he spoke of helping the "dreamers," immigrants brought to this country illegally as children? He defended his earlier controversial remarks equating the Charlottesville racists to the... Read more

20-09-2017 Hits:108 Columns Edward Engler - avatar Edward Engler