LACONIA — Mike Bordes and Carlos Cardona say they're friends now, but they took a pretty roundabout road to get there – one that included a nastiness that has become all too familiar in this age of political polarization.
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The mission for The Sunshine Project is to report on issues of civic discourse and social determinants of community health – and not just health in a medical sense. The project will examine medical issues as well as broad indicators of health, looking at data that may shed light on which communities and subgroups are doing well, and which are facing unique challenges, why, and what can be done.
We'd like to think that our local law enforcement agencies are above reproach. We want to believe that the men and women on the police forces that keep us safe are professional, truthful and bastions of integrity.
MOULTONBOROUGH — The Outreach Committee of the Community Church of Sandwich held a dessert auction July 18 to benefit Interlakes Community Caregivers in the new pole building on the Sandwich Fairgrounds. COVID-19 safety protocols were followed, and the event raised $1,914.
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We find ourselves in a perfect storm with multiple flashpoints: a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic and a centuries-old struggle for justice. One is a public health emergency that has lasted for months and promises many future challenges: COVID-19. The other is the most insidious, long-standing pu…
I can remember back in 1976 when I first started in Real Estate in the Lakes Region. In those days, I’d spend a lot of time driving all around the lakes trying to become familiar with the local communities, neighborhoods, waterfront homes, and water access communities. When I was driving alo…
Health and Wellness
PLYMOUTH — RISE Recovery Services, a program of Mid-State Health Center, offers substance use disorder treatment and recovery options. Recognizing that everyone’s recovery path is unique, Mid-State’s RISE Recovery Team works to create a customized treatment plan for each individual based on …
About halfway through the trail ride, Sally said, "This horse won't stay on the path." Sally is a 21-year-old college student who had paid me for an hour horseback ride on a Class-6 road through the woods. Sally was riding a gelding named Danny, who liked to walk on the edges of the trail. I…