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Concord man drowns trying to save children at Profile Falls

Concord man drowns trying to save children at Profile Falls

BRISTOL — A Concord man lost his life trying to rescue a child struggling to stay above the water at Profile Falls. That child and three others were saved by others at the falls. The New Hampshire State Police Marine Patrol reports that a 911 call was made at 3:24 p.m. Monday of a possible drowning at the falls on the Smith River in Bristol. Four children, ages 7, 8, 10 and 13, were swimming and... Read more


Dr. Tom Dawson has integrity, sense of fairness & compas…

To The Daily Sun, This letter is to provide a wholehearted endorsement of Dr. Thomas "Tom" Dawson for state representative for the Laconia area. Although no longer a Laconia resident, I have been honored to have known Tom for 45 years and feel honored to have him as a friend. I met Tom when he was my instructor as I worked toward my associate's degree in Fire Protection from the New Hampshire Vocational College. I was working... Read more

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Belknap Mill Society roof campaign receives $10,000 grant fr…

Belknap Mill Society roof campaign receives $10,000 grant from Bank of NH

LACONIA — The Belknap Mill Society has recognized Bank of New Hampshire for its $10,000 contribution to the Raise the Roof campaign. "Being 185 years old, Bank of New Hampshire understands the importance of preserving a historic landmark such as the Belknap Mill," said Mark Primeau, president and CEO for Bank of New Hampshire. "The Belknap Mill is a staple in the Lakes Region community, providing education, history and meeting space. Bank of New Hampshire is... Read more

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Marion F. Bethel, 91

Marion F. Bethel, 91

  Marion F. Bethel, 91 BELMONT — Marion Frances Bethel, 91, of 181 Gilmanton Road, died Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016, at Pleasant View Nursing Home in Concord. She was born on July 23, 1925 in Dalton, Massachusetts, the daughter of the late John and Gertrude (Robinson) Caesar. Marion worked for many years as a secretary for General Electric. Marion also worked as a bookkeeper for her husband's business for more than 40 years. She was a member of the Belmont... Read more

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Calendar of Events

8-29-16 Calendar

  Craft n' Laugh — Jewelry, Belmont Public Library, 4:30 p.m. For details email bpl@belmontnnh.org. Adult Craft Night — Recycled Wine Cork Jewelry, Laconia Public Library. 6 p.m.​ For details call 603-524-4775. Events at Gilford Public Library: Mahjong, 12:30 to 3 p.m.; Evening Line Dancing, 4 to 6 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042.​ Events at Hall Memorial Library, Northfield: Chess Club, 4 p.m.; Adult Games Night, 6 to 7 p.m.​ For details call 603-286-8971.     "Cabaret," Winnipesaukee Playhouse, Meredith, 7:30 p.m... Read more

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Jim Hightower - Why can't U.S. economy promote equality …

Instead of griping about the greedheads of Wall Street and the rip-off financial system they've hung around our necks — why don't we "Take On Wall Street?" You don't have to be in "Who's Who" to know what's what. For example, if tiny groups of Wall Street bankers, billionaires and their political puppets are allowed to write the rules that govern our economy and elections, guess what? Only bankers, billionaires and puppets will profit from those... Read more

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