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Paul Moynihan thanked as he retires

Paul Moynihan thanked as he retires

By ALANA PERSSON, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — "This is a good man, a model citizen who has brought nothing but professionalism to the city all these years. Paul Moynihan, you have set a high standard as a man and as a member of the Laconia Public Works," said Mayor Ed Engler during the retirement celebration of Moynihan held Thursday at the Belknap Mill.During his 38 years working for the city Public Works Department, Moynihan took... Read more


Trump talks before he speaks but his family values are true

To The Daily Sun, In response to, "Naïve to think Hillary cares about your Family": Responding to Sue-Ann Stansfield Fecteaus letter to The Daily Sun, much of what you said is very true. I also read Alan Vervaeke's letter about the Trump family. Perhaps he knows them better than you or I. Is that true Mr. Vervaeke?I once lived in New York and was fortunate to be invited to attend a supper where some of the Trump... Read more

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Nationally-touring theater troupe stopping in Laconia on Aug…

Nationally-touring theater troupe stopping in Laconia on Aug. 3

LACONIA — The Laconia Library will celebrate its summer reading program by hosting the national touring theatrical troupe Act!vated Story Theatre on Wednesday, Aug. 3, at 1 p.m. with a performance of Tales Afoot. The two stories included in the program, Racing the Troll and The Gingerbread Man, have been specially chosen for the library's summer reading theme, "On Your Mark, Get Set, Read." The 45-minute program is free and suitable for all ages. Act!vated Story... Read more

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Rodney J. Avery, 67

Rodney J. Avery, 67

MEREDITH — Rodney J. Avery, 67, of 103 Roxbury Road, died Wednesday, July 27, 2016, in his home after a long illness. He was born on Feb. 16, 1949, in Laconia, the son of the late Ernest and Phyllis (McClary) Avery. Rodney worked for 42 years as a concrete specialist for such companies as Persons Concrete and Dawson's Concrete, retiring in 2010. He enjoyed watching westerns, loved playing golf and especially spending time with his grandchildren. He... Read more

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Calendar of Events

7-31-16 Calendar

4th Annual Youth Bike Fest at Laconia Elks lodge on Sugarbush Lane in Gilford. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For details call 603-387-7522. Belknap County Day free scenic lift rides at Gunstock Mountain Resort in Gilford. 10 a.m. Blue Bash Barbecue with Laconia Democrats at Leavitt Park. 2 to 4 p.m. For details email laconiademocrats@gmail.com. East Sandwich Meetinghouse Annual Meeting. 3 to 4 p.m. For details call 603-284-6800. Farm to table brunch at Moulton Farm in Meredith. 9 a.m... Read more

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Michael Barone - What's 'Make Amerian One Again' about?

"Make America One Again." That was the stated theme of the last night of the Republican National Convention. In the welter of analysis of Donald Trump's acceptance speech, few have commented on it, but it's worth taking it seriously. Liberal commentators have dwelled repeatedly on Trump's "dark" and "dystopian" view of America. Apparently, you're not supposed to think badly of our nation when we have a black Democratic president. This is mostly just partisan spin. The candidate... Read more

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