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Case of the Great Danes inspires support from Sununu

Case of the Great Danes inspires support from Sununu

Gov. Chris Sununu holds a puppy born from one of the Great Danes rescued from a Wolfeboro mansion in June, while Tona McCarthy, animal cruelty investigator for Pope-Memorial SPCA, holds its foot. Sununu visited Wolfeboro on Thursday evening. (Adam Drapcho/Laconia Daily Sun) By ADAM DRAPCHO, LACONIA DAILY SUN WOLFEBORO — On June 17, the day after 84 Great Dane dogs were seized from a suspected puppy mill operating out of a mansion, the state director for the... Read more



There are no good guys here, only hate groups, left and righ…

To The Daily Sun, DANGER! Danger! The boogie men are coming, and there they are now! For months and years liberals have been warning about the KKK, white supremacists, etc. etc. suddenly here they are, like Big Foot strolling down Main Street. About all five hundred of them, one estimate said. Rebel flags flying, helmets, shields and clubs on full display. Oh the horror! But wait ! Coming to the rescue. . . who? What? Oh... Read more

17-08-2017 Hits:61 Letters Edward Engler - avatar Edward Engler


Belknap Mill Matters - Looking back with an eye to the futur…

Belknap Mill Matters - Looking back with an eye to the future

By LARRY FRATES Beginning the journey as Artist-in-Residence at the Belknap Mill was much like looking at a blank canvas before the actual painting was created. Looking back at the past year, the Belknap Mill Board of Directors, staff and I knew that our collaboration would be a perfect match; we share a common vision of community. We are both committed to the arts, culture, history and education. Together, we took the creative leap and began a... Read more

17-08-2017 Hits:29 Community Announcements Ginger Kozlowski - avatar Ginger Kozlowski


Norman E. Wescott Jr., 70

Norman E. Wescott Jr., 70

SANBORNTON — Norman E. Wescott Jr., 70, a longtime resident of Sanbornton died suddenly at his home, Tuesday, August 15, 2017 following a period of failing health. Norm was born in Franklin on Dec. 29, 1946, the son of Norman E. Wescott Sr. and Patricia (Bergeron) Wescott.He lived in the Tilton-Franklin areas for many years before moving to Sanbornton 30 years ago. He spent his youth in Franklin and schooled there, graduating from Franklin High... Read more

17-08-2017 Hits:21 Obituaries Ginger Kozlowski - avatar Ginger Kozlowski

Calendar of Events

8-19-17 Calendar

Library Events Teen Drop-In 3D Model Art, Gilford Public Library, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042. Let's Go Lego, Hall Memorial Library, 10 a.m. to noon. For details call y603-286-8971. T'ai Chi at Gordon-Nash Library, New Hampton, 10 to 11 a.m. For details call 603-744-8061. Events at Franklin Public Library: Family Story Time, 9:30 a.m.​ (Story with craft project to follow. All ages welcome. No signup needed. Craft materials provided.), Open Craft Group for Adults, 1... Read more

17-08-2017 Hits:51 Calendar of Events Mike Mortensen - avatar Mike Mortensen


Bob Meade - Let's recapture civility

What we read in the “letters” section of this and other newspapers, is a microcosm of how our country is functioning today. Or, more accurately, how our country is dis-functioning today. Hardly a day goes by without our being able to read a letter demeaning another writer. The writers don’t make an argument of substance, but will often take someone to task for expressing their faith, or their differing political viewpoint, or because they’re old... Read more

14-08-2017 Hits:334 Columns Edward Engler - avatar Edward Engler