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Gilford police break up loud party

GILFORD — Fourteen people were arrested Saturday night by local police after a complaint of a loud party near Cottonwood Trail at about 6:25 p.m.Thirteen individuals, ranging in age from 18 to 20 years old, were charged with unlawful possession of alcohol. One 20-year-old was also charged with facilitating a drug or underage alcohol house party. A civil detention for protective custody of an intoxicated person was also undertaken on a 21-year-old.The arrested people were... Read more


My summer as a swim instructor in Gilmanton couldn't have be…

To The Daily Sun, I would like to take this opportunity to express my sincere thanks to the children and families of Gilmanton who attended swim lessons at Crystal Lake Park. Teaching children to swim and be safe in the water has always been a rewarding way for me to spend my summer. Eighty-five children eagerly came each day, filled with enthusiasm for to fun and swim. Every challenge, for the youngest to the oldest swimmers, was... Read more

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New thrift shop set to open Aug. 4

  MEREDITH — The new Heart and Hands Thrift Shop, located at 8 Maple St. will hold a grand opening on Thursday, Aug. 4, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Replacing a popular, local, charitable thrift store which closed in 2015, the Heart and Hands Shop is a collaborative effort to fill a much-needed resource by the leadership and congregations of three Meredith churches — the First Congregational Church, St. Charles Barromeo Catholic Church, and Trinity Episcopal... Read more

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Donald P. Stinson, 66

Donald P. Stinson, 66

  CORDOVA, Tenn. — Donald P. Stinson, 66, formerly of Alton, New Hampshire, died at his home in Cordova on July 5, 2016. Donald was born on Sept. 15, 1949, at Quonset Point Naval Air Station, Rhode Island, the son of Muriel V. Proctor Stinson of Alton, and the late Ardell D. Stinson of Ryan, Oklahoma. During his early childhood years, he being part of a Navy family lived in Rhode Island, Virginia, and south Texas. The family... Read more

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Calendar of Events

7-27-16 Calendar

Events at Minot-Sleeper Library in Bristol: Adult Coloring, 10 a.m. to noon.; Amazing Inventions, 1 to 2 p.m. For details call 603-744-3352.Board Game Night for Adults at Laconia Public Library. 6 p.m. For details call (603) 524-4775. Events at Hall Memorial Library in Northfield: Story Time, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Arts and Crafts, 3:30 p.m.​; Magic The Gathering, 4 p.m.Events at Gilford Public Library in Gilford: Exercise Your Mind and Body: Get Moving Get Active, 9... Read more

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E. Scott Cracraft - In search of a sane, rational drug polic…

In any crisis situation, it is difficult to maintain "balance" and the tendency is to either overreact or under-react. This is true of the opiate problem facing N.H. Of course, abuse of heroin and other drugs are nothing new in the U.S.A. but historically, it usually only gets called a "crisis" when it shows up in lily-white, middle class communities. But, a crisis it is. The heroin now is stronger and cheaper than ever before. People... Read more

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