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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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Entrain playing at Pitman’s on Friday night

LACONIA — Pitman's Freight Room will be hosting rock band Entrain on Friday, Sept. 2, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance, or $25 at the door. Epic in sound and kaleidoscopic in vision, the eclectic Martha's Vineyard-based six-piece Entrain has been thrilling critics and fans alike since its inception. Formed by drummer Tom Major in 1993, Entrain is also lead by singer/guitar wiz Brian Alex. Joining them is bassist M'Talewa, saxophonist/keys/percussionist Rob Loyot, saxophonist/percussionist... 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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Bob Meade - The price of 'single-payer' health care? Your fr…

How many times must we find that when a government/bureaucratic imposed solution fails, the government/bureaucratic answer to that failure is to grow and expand it . . . and always at the expense to, and/or the detriment of, we, the people. The Obama administration pushed through the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), aka "Obamacare," by using parliamentary chicanery, making un-deliverable promises to legislators and citizens, keeping the actual words in the bill hidden from... Read more

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