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I received nearly 40% of all the votes cast, regardless of party

To The Daily Sun,

Dear voters of Grafton County, District 9:

I would like to extend personal thanks to my extensive support network and all the voters in Ashland, Alexandria, Bridgewater, Bristol and Grafton who supported my candidacy to send a conservative voice to Concord. I am ready to make the commitment to be the full-time representative of all the people in
the district. I am ready to bring to bear my experience and knowledge of the many issues we face, and the willingness to learn from those wiser than me about the things I don’t know.

I am especially pleased to have received write-in votes from some wise Democrats as well and a stunning majority of nearly 40 percent of all those cast in the entire primary with six candidates competing for your votes.

Thank you again for your confidence. I look forward to additional bi-partisan support in the General Election on Tuesday, Sept. 5.

Vincent PaulMigliore


  • Written by Edward Engler
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As always, lots to see & do at Sanbornton Old Home Day this Saturday

To The Daily Sun,

We had our successful and tasty fundraiser for David Swain (having an 80th birthday too!). Old Town Hall hasn’t looked so pretty in a long time — Rachel Swain has a way with flowers and hay bales!

Now it’s on to Old Home Day in Sanbornton Town Square. Saturday we start with the historical society’s pancake breakfast from 8 – 10:30 at Lane Tavern. The three sites: library-church-Old Town Hall, Life-Safety Building / Town Office, Lane Tavern / Currier building and field will all be busy with family-satisfying fun and programs, vendors, raffles, demos. Town website has the day’s activities to preview. Information booth in front of the library, with $5 commemorative T-shirts. Parking in school lot with bus service to the sites by First Student-Tilton and Sant Bani School. Many thanks to them! Early breakfasters can park at the end of Currier field — providing it is dry enough. We’ll know by then.

Lunch for sale both by Old Town Hall and in Currier Field. BB’s Scoops ice cream at Lane Tavern / Currier Field. Rock Salt Creamery ice cream in library parking lot.

Cribbage tourney at the fire station has a firm 9:00 start — ends with prizes. Touch-a-truck there, and plastic fire hats for the kids.

Last of all is cake slices with ice cream, free, at Old Town Hall from 1 to 2 p.m., leading up to the 2 p.m. parade, and end of our once again celebrating Sanbornton. Hear band music and eat cake and ice cream! Visit with friends. Bring folding chairs.

The parade (line-up at corner with Huckins Pond Road / school lot) will have color guard of local veterans, thanks to Bill North organizing it. Walkers, groups, floats, animals, custom cars, tractors welcome and needed in the parade. Theme: the Four Seasons.

Lynn Chong (934-6486)

Dave Witham (286-9590)

Sanbornton Old Home Day Chairs

  • Written by Edward Engler
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