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Sculpture Walk turns 3 - Meredith event brings art to outdoo…

Sculpture Walk turns 3 - Meredith event brings art to outdoor spaces

Keegan Rodday of Hanover, Massachusetts, reaches up to pet “Horse,” made by Rita Dee of Bennington, Vermont. (Karen Bobotas/for the Laconia Daily Sun) Meredith event brings art to outdoor spaces By MICHAEL KITCH, LACONIA DAILY SUN MEREDITH — For the third straight year the streets, passages and parks of town are studded with sculptures, 32 of them fashioned by 27 different artists and 24 displayed for the first time.Bev Lapham, who chairs the Meredith Sculpture Walk Committee, said... Read more

Letters

Susan Estrich - An expression of fear

I predicted it. I say this with pride, not because I was right and almost everybody else in the chattering elite was wrong, but because it demonstrates the dangers of knowing too much and thinking too much. I paid very little attention to the Brexit debate, mirroring what most Americans know about politics. I had other stuff to do. Nobody was paying me to comment on the EU. "If it passes, doesn't that mean Muslim refugees won't be... Read more

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Announcements

Lakeside home featured on VNA house tour

Lakeside home featured on VNA house tour

  LACONIA — With views of the Varney Islands and Lake Winnipesaukee from every room, a  lakeside home is one of the four homes featured on this year's house tour sponsored by Central New Hampshire VNA and Hospice on Wednesday, July 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This summer home has plenty of room for family and friends to enjoy the experience of being on the Big Lake. A huge deck off the main floor living... Read more

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Obituaries

Aune M. Kondrad, 101

Aune M. Kondrad, 101

  Aune M. Kondrad, 101 NEW HAMPTON — Aune M. Kondrad of New Hampton passed away peacefully on June 22, 2016, four days after her 101st birthday.Aune was born on June 18, 1915, in Brooklyn, New York, the daughter of Tobias and Elin (Johannson) Wepsalainen.She was predeceased by Theodore, her husband of 55 years.She has four children, Karl Kondrad (deceased, Isidra) of Modesto, California, Kevin Kondrad (Eileen Curran-Kondrad) of New Hampton, Karen Cashen (Jon) of Chicago and... Read more

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Calendar of Events

7-3-16 Calendar

4th of July Weekend Craft Fair at Gunstock Mountain Resort in Gilford. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 9 to 5, The Musical at Interlakes Theatre in Meredith. 5 p.m. Annual Summer Book Sale at Moultonborough Public Library. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.​ For details call 603-476-8895. Farm to table brunch at Moulton Farm at Moulton Farm in Meredith. 9 a.m. For details call 603-279-3915.   Free Summertime Concert Series Presents: Studio Two Beatles Tribute at Alan & Savina Hartwell Memorial... Read more

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Columns

Michael Barone - Brexit earthquake hits Britain

Earthquakes seldom hit the British Isles. But one did late Thursday night and early Friday morning, as the constituency returns started pouring in on the referendum to decide whether the United Kingdom would remain in or leave the European Union. Most polls had shown a small margin for remain, and betting markets made it an odds-on favorite. Hedge funds went long on the assumption "Remain" would win. It had the support, after all, of Conservative Prime... Read more

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