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Trump in NH: Crack down on drugs

Anti-drug message resonates with locals By RICK GREEN, THE LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — President Donald Trump, who once called New Hampshire “a drug-infested den,” came to the state yesterday with an anti-drug message that seemed to resonate with local officials.In a speech in Manchester, Trump declared the need for a nationwide public relations effort to convince Americans, and particularly children, not to start using drugs.He called for broadcasting “great commercials” to demonstrate to children the dangers... Read more


If a teacher wants to be armed, they have my blessing

To The Daily Sun, Politicians can talk until they are blue in the face. Concerned citizens can march and protest. Unfortunately, while these activities may draw some attention to a serious topic, the fact of the matter is that until sweeping gun reform ACTUALLY OCCURS, my child and everyone else in her school is a sitting duck waiting to be the next unhinged gunman’s victim.  Our school has no armed guard on the grounds. Sadly, I’m not... Read more

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Gilford High School to present two plays

GILFORD — The festival show at Gilford High School, "The Wind and the Rain," will be performed on Thursday, March 29, at 7 p.m. and the main stage show, "A Few Good Men," will be performed on Friday and Saturday, March 30 and 31, at 7 p.m. All are invited to attend. Read more

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Stephen S. Woodman, 78

Stephen S. Woodman, 78

Stephen Sibley Woodman MOULTONBOROUGH — On Wednesday, March 14, 2018, Stephen Sibley Woodman of Moultonborough, peacefully went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. He was surrounded by his loved ones. Stephen was known for his generous spirit and his even bigger heart. He was born to Earl and Theodora (Hanson) Woodman on Sept. 7, 1939, in Wolfeboro. He attended elementary school in the two-room schoolhouse known as the Center Harbor School. He graduated... Read more

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Calendar of Events

3-16 Calendar

Library EventsEvents at Gilford Public Library: Preschool Storytime Sign-Up, 10:30-11:30 a.m.​; Bridge, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.​; Knit Wits, 1:30-2:30 p.m.​; Advanced Conversational German, 2:30-3:30 p.m.​;  at 31 Potter Hill Road in Gilford. For details call 603-524-6042.Events at Belmont Public Library: Book Group, 10:30-11:30 a.m.​; Morning Book Group, 10:30-11:30 a.m.​; Paper Crafts, 2-3 p.m.​, at 146 Main St. in Belmont. For details call 603-267-8331.Storytime at Sanbornton Public Library, 10-11:00 a.m.​, at 27 Meetinghouse Hill Road in Sanbornton. For details call 603-286-8288.Tot... Read more

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Alan Vervaeke - Have we just stopped caring?

A dog died the other day on United Airlines. The flight attendant forced the family to put it into the overhead bin, and it suffocated. Within seven days a bill was brought to the floor of the United States Congress to prohibit such actions. Last week, a pedestrian bridge collapsed in Miami that so far has claimed the life of six people and possibly more. Within one hour of the collapse, a member of Congress... Read more

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