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School bus strike averted as First Student agrees to contra…

By GAIL OBER, LACONIA DAILY SUN BELMONT — School administrators from all over the Lakes Region breathed a collective sigh of relief Wednesday night when they learned that First Student Inc. had signed a contract with its workers at the Belmont facility. The employees, who are represented by Teamsters Local 633 of Manchester, had been working without a contract and had threatened to strike the company in an effort to settle some wage and pension issues. "This was... Read more


Who are you Republicans to say you are better than others?

To The Daily Sun, One of the cardinal issues of the recent presidential election were many bigoted and racists comments, by some voters, candidates (including President-elect Trump), and both parties. The Republican Party offers the more extreme right point of view, among its membership. In addition, Mr. Trump further aggravates this activity by promoting divisive comments, all in the name of seeking unity among all American citizens.The U.S. Constitution, with its The First Amendment, makes no... Read more

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LPRA After Dark feature is 'Scrooge' this weekend

LACONIA—Join Lakes Region Public Access Television at 10:30 p.m. this Friday and Saturday night (December 9 & 10) for our "LRPA After Dark" presentation of 1935's Christmas classic, "Scrooge," starring Sir Seymour Hicks in the title role. "Scrooge" is a timeless and sincere telling of the classic Charles Dickens story in which miser Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by the Spirits of Christmas Past, Present and Future, and learns the true meaning of the holiday. While not... Read more

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Frederick A."Ted" Trevor Jr., 87

Frederick A."Ted" Trevor Jr., 87

MEREDITH — Frederick A."Ted" Trevor Jr., 87, formerly of Moultonborough, passed away on Dec. 6, 2016, at Golden View Health Care Center, Meredith, after a courageous battle with old age. Ted was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on Feb. 12, 1929, to Dr. Frederick A. Trevor and Blanche Mosley Trevor. His parents had a summer home on Meredith Bay in New Hampshire. Ted attended Melrose, Massachusetts, schools until he became too much for his mother to handle and... Read more

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Calendar of Events

12-11-16 Calendar

Christmas in Song at Bristol Baptist Church. 6 p.m.​ Clearlakes Chorale concert at St. Katharine Drexel Church in Alton. 2 p.m. Dan Carter performing for Sunday brunch at the Gunstock Inn in Gilford. 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. For details call 603-293-2021. Cool Yule Jazz Concert at Unitarian Universalist Society of Laconia. 4 to 6 p.m. For details call 603-848-2469. Heather Pierson Charlie Brown Christmas Special at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. 7 p.m. LRSO Lakes Region Symphony Orchestra Holiday... Read more

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Froma Harrop - Hillary Clinton, Martyr of the Year

Documentaries, plays and grand operas will be written about what was done to Hillary Clinton in the election of 2016. Some normal mistakes were mixed in with her many accomplishments, but there was nothing normal about her treatment by political foes and many of the respectable media alike. The gang-up on Clinton amounted to political torture, the likes of which will be remembered for generations. That makes Hillary Clinton the Martyr of the Year. Clinton entered the... Read more

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