Local News

Lakes Region honors those who gave all

Lakes Region honors those who gave all

Ceremony in Laconia focused on John L. Sanborn, who died in the Korean War at 18 By MICHAEL KITCH, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — Together with their counterparts in cities and towns across the state and around the country, residents of Laconia yesterday remembered and revered the men and women who lost their lives in the service of our country with a parade along Main Street and ceremony at Veterans Square to mark Memorial Day. Under a gray... Read more

Letters

You can't argue something is true because you read it on a w…

To The Daily Sun,Russ Wiles wrote a misleading letter (which may be a redundant statement) that denigrates Prof. E. Scott Cracraft and the prestigious Southern Poverty Law Center while giving us his argument of how illegal immigrants receive "welfare benefits." There's one problem with his argument. He says this is possible because the "native-born kids of those parents who came here illegally are eligible." What he forgets to mention is that a person born in... Read more

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Announcements

Red Cross urges blood and platelet donations this summer

MANCHESTER — Every day this summer is a chance to do something life changing and momentous. The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to choose their day to give blood or platelets and ensure a stable supply for patients in need.Upcoming blood donation opportunities:• Laconia – June 2, noon to 5 p.m., Sacred Heart Hall, 31 Gilford Ave.• Meredith – June 3, noon to 5 p.m., St. Charles Borromeo, 300 NH Route 25.• Tilton –... Read more

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Obituaries

Rita Faro, 88

BRISTOL — Rita (Tones) Faro, 88, of Shore Drive, died Saturday, May 28, 2016, at the Colonial Poplin Nursing Home in Fremont. She was born in Sheffield, England, the daughter of Ernest and Frances (Amos) Tones. Rita graduated from school in England and shortly thereafter, met a U.S. Soldier, Alfio Faro, whom she married and moved to Lawrence, Massachusetts to be with. They later moved to Methuen. In 1980, they moved full time to their... Read more

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Calendar of Events

5-30-16 Calendar

Belmont Memorial Day parade begins at Belmont Public Library. 1 p.m. Laconia Memorial Day parade begins at 10 a.m. at Wyatt Park. Alton Memorial Day observances begin at 10 a.m. in Monument Square on Main Street. Bristol Memorial Day parade begins at 9:30 a.m. from the Freudenberg parking lot. Center Harbor Memorial Day parade begins at noon at Chase Circle. Gilford Memorial Day parade begins at 10 a.m. at Gilford Community Church. Groton Memorial Day remembrance program will be held at... Read more

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People

Notable people - Robbie Vachon

Notable people - Robbie Vachon

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Following in his father's footsteps, Robbie Vachon, the son of Scoot and Bethanie Vachon and member of the class of 2012 at Laconia High School, will graduate May 22 from the United States Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering and a commission as a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps. Born at the Marine Air Station at Cherry Point, N.C. where his father Scott was serving, Vachon... Read more

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Columns

Froma Harrop - In politics, you don't get to build your idea…

Bernie Sanders is clearly winding down his campaign for the Democratic nomination. In speeches and interviews over the weekend, he started turning his lance away from Hillary Clinton and toward Donald Trump. Though most of his supporters say they will make the transition to Clinton, a sizable minority — 28 percent, according to a recent poll — insist they will not. Some vow to cast ballots for Trump. The dedicated liberals among them (as opposed to... Read more

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