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People, pumpkins aplenty at 2017 NH Pumpkinfest

People, pumpkins aplenty at 2017 NH Pumpkinfest

Maude, Scott and Hugo Aldridge check out the giant pumpkin tower during Saturday evenings Pumpkin Fest in downtown Laconia.  (Karen Bobotas/forThe Laconia Daily Sun) By RICK GREEN, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — There wasn't a record-breaking number of illuminated pumpkins, but the number of people at the New Hampshire Pumpkin Festival over the weekend made the event a success, organizer Karmen Gifford said Monday. “We couldn’t have asked for better weather,” said Gifford, president of Lakes Region Chamber... Read more



Families Matter concert benefits Belknap House & Genesis

To The Daily Sun, Oct. 21, Berklee College of Music’s world renowned a cappella choir, “Pitch Slapped,” will perform at the Meredith Community Auditorium (located at Inter-Lakes High School) at 7 p.m. Tickets are $27.50 for adults. Students, with student IDs, can purchase tickets at the door for $10 for everyone else, tickets are available at www.tbinh.org. All net proceeds will go to Belknap House and Genesis Behavioral Health. In a world where everyone is vying to... Read more

16-10-2017 Hits:92 Letters Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen


Golden View residents enjoy take-out

Golden View residents enjoy take-out

Residents of The Inn assisted living at Golden View enjoyed a "take-out" lunch on Thursday, Oct. 5. The menu included homemade versions of fast food favorites like lobster rolls, hamburgers and turkey clubs with french fries, cole slaw, fruit, garden salad, and of course a fresh chocolate chip cookie for dessert. The lobster roll was definitely the fan favorite! To learn more about Golden View and our upcoming events, please visit www.GoldenView.org or call 279-8111.Above, Virginia Schreiter... Read more

16-10-2017 Hits:41 Community Announcements Ginger Kozlowski - avatar Ginger Kozlowski


Patricia 'Trish' Hines, 94

Patricia 'Trish' Hines, 94

  MEREDITH — Patricia “Pat” or “Trish” Hines, 94, of Meredith, and formerly of Wellesley, Massachusetts, passed away after a short illness on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, at Lakes Region General Hospital. She was born on March 14, 1923, in Boston, the daughter of John and Margaret (Mahoney) King. She graduated from Katharine Gibbs Secretarial School in Boston and worked at Longwood Towers in Brookline, Massachusetts, for several years. Pat and her husband ran Windsor Mountain Camp for Boys... Read more

17-10-2017 Hits:18 Obituaries Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen

Calendar of Events

10-19-17 Calendar

Library Events   Purl Jam, Laconia Public Library, 2 to 4 p.m. For details call 603-524-4775. Events at Gilford Public Library: Play and Learn Sign-Up, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Brown Bag Book Discussion, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.; Home School Game Club, 1:15 to 2:30 p.m.; Teen Tabletoppers, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.; Conversational French, 4 to 5 p.m.; Evening Book Discussion, 6 to 7 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042. Simple STEM, Belmont Public Library, 10 a.m. to noon. For details... Read more

17-10-2017 Hits:34 Calendar of Events Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen


Michelle Malkin - Obama lied & my 4th health plan just d…

Cue the funeral bagpipes. My fourth health insurance plan is dead. Two weeks ago, my husband and I received yet another cancellation notice for our private, individual health insurance coverage. It's our fourth Obamacare-induced obituary in four years. Our first death notice, from Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, arrived in the fall of 2013. The insurer informed us that because of "changes from health care reform (also called the Affordable Care Act or ACA)," our... Read more

12-10-2017 Hits:383 Columns Edward Engler - avatar Edward Engler