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Gilmanton Year-Round Library doing survey to explore funding…

By GAIL OBER, LACONIA DAILY SUN GILMANTON — Town residents should be getting a questionnaire about the future of the Year-Round Library in a few days and the director of the board of trustees, Chris Schlegel is encouraging people to fill it out and return it. Schlegel said that since the funding question failed at last year's annual Town Meeting ballot session, she and her board members have been trying to dig down deep and find out... Read more


Will be great to have man of Dawson's character & experi…

To The Daily Sun, I'm hoping that you'll vote for Tom Dawson for state House representative. It would be wonderful to have a man of Tom's character and experience in Concord. As many know, Tom is a former New Hampshire State Fire Marshall. Keeping us safe informs every decision he makes and every opinion he holds. Because of his experience he also knows how New Hampshire government works. Tom is a leader who is effective at making things... Read more

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Freda Whittemore Day proclaimed on Laconia resid…

Freda Whittemore Day proclaimed             on Laconia resident’s 100th birthday

By GINGER KOZLOWSKI, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — It was 1916 when Freda Margaret (Heffer) Whittemore was born in Partridge Green, Sussex, England. The Aug. 13 baby celebrated her 100th birthday on Aug. 19 at the Taylor Community, complete with a proclamation by Laconia Mayor Ed Engler naming the day Freda Whittemore Day in Laconia. A citation from Gov. Maggie Hassan was read by Activities Coordinator Christina Pelletier, and opening remarks were by Paulette Loughlin on... 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

9-1-16 Calendar

Conversational French, Gilford Public Library, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. For details call 6035246042. Knotty Knitters, Meredith Public Library, 10 a.m. to noon. For details call 603-279-4303. Artists' Group, Sanbornton Public Library, 1 p.m. Events at Gordon-Nash Library, New Hampton: Yoga with Shannon, 10:30 a.m.; Story Time, 10:45 a.m.​ For details call 603-744-8061.       "Cabaret," Winnipesaukee Playhouse, Meredith, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. For details call 603-279-0333.       Jazz at Sunset, Castle in the Clouds, Moultonborough, 5:30 p.m.​ Rod Stewart, Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion... 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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