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How to lose $1M at keno

Gambler offers cautionary tale of addiction to game By RICK GREEN, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — At 7:24 p.m. on Oct. 10, the City Council opened a public hearing on a fall ballot measure to allow businesses to offer keno gambling in the city. The hearing was also closed at 7:24 p.m. because nobody from the public wanted to speak. Councilors had already decided to put the measure on the Nov. 7 ballot. The hearing to give the public... Read more



The community lost a very special man, Miller Lovett

To The Daily Sun, Our community has lost a very special man with the recent death of Miller Lovett. Miller's life exemplified service above self. Reason and compassion were consistently more important to him than partisanship. His counsel was steeped in wisdom and thoughtfulness and his manner was always that of a true gentleman. He will be deeply missed, but long remembered. If we had more Miller Lovetts, our world would be a better place. Hunter TaylorAlton Read more

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Meredith Historical Society raffles Moulton Farm produce

  MEREDITH — Time is running out to take a chance on winning produce from Moulton Farm. Farm owner John Moulton has donated a CSA Farm Share (Community Supported Agriculture) for raffle by the Meredith Historical Society. The winning ticket owner will receive eight half-bushel baskets of Moulton Farm produce at the winner’s convenience over the course of next summer. Raffle tickets are priced at $3 for one ticket and $10 for four tickets. The winning ticket will... Read more

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Douglas C. Dould, 64

Douglas C. Dould, 64

  Douglas C. Dould, 64 TILTON — Douglas C. Dould, 64, of Tilton, died peacefully Wednesday at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon with his family present. He was born in Leominster, Massachusetts, in Oct. 7, 1953, the son of John and Edith (Hayes) Dould. Doug had resided in Tilton since 1964. He graduated from Winnisquam Regional High School in 1971. He was a former member of Future Farmers of America and the New Hampshire Maple Producers. Doug worked as... Read more

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Calendar of Events

10-21-17 Calendar

Library Events   Let's Go Lego, Hall Memorial Library, Northfield, 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 603-744-8961.                 Theater   Radio Variety Hour, Winnipesaukee Playhouse, 50 Reservoir Road, Meredith, 7:30 p.m. A variety of short radio scripts, featuring a Halloween Trilogy tales, including Rudyard Kipling's "The Mark of the Beast," Oscar Wilde’s "The Canterville Ghost," and Edgar Allan Poe’s "The Cask of Amontillado." For details call 603-279-0333. Good... Read more

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Susan Estrich - Be well

He's at it again. The Trumps have nothing to worry about. They have federal-government insurance — one of the best plans that money can buy, with the most options and the most comprehensive coverage. It's good enough for the Trumps — though they are, after all, among the very few Americans who could actually afford to pay for their own health care if they got sick. This is not the 1 percent but the 0.1 percent. Lucky... Read more

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