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HOLDERNESS — It is with immense sadness we announce the passing of our beautiful and beloved mother, Peggy Jean Plant, who, after a long battle with declining health, courageously slipped away into Glory in the early morning hours of April 6th in the comfort and peace of her home with her daughter and son by her side.

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BRIDGEWATER — Charles E. “Chuck” Swanson, 78, died Wednesday, April 7 after a lengthy illness. Chuck was born in San Francisco, CA the son of Clarence and Margaret (Burnett) Swanson. The family moved shortly there after to Lakewood, CO where he grew up. He went on to college, earned a BS in …

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LACONIA — Powerhouse Theatre Collaborative is kicking off its 2021 season with a new play, Zoom Festival, which premiers on Friday, April 16 on the Belknap Mill’s YouTube channel and is available to watch any time through April 25.

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LACONIA —Join Lakes Region Public Access Television on Friday and Saturday, April 9 and 10, for the presentation of 1941's romantic comedy "Meet John Doe," starring Barbara Stanwyck and Gary Cooper.

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In a previous column, I wrote that farmers call steers "bulls." I got an email from Art Pease, a fellow farmer, who called me out on it. He said, "No, no, no! Farmers do not call steers bulls! Steers are steers, and bulls are bulls, as you must know. Perhaps the Sun wrote the photo caption i…

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    Meet Connor! He is a 1-year-old Shepherd Mix that came all the way from Texas to find his new forever home. This tall, handsome gentleman is p… Read more

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    GILFORD — Albert Lucien St. Cyr, 62, died on Wednesday, March 31, 2021. Beloved Husband, Father, Pepere, Brother, Trailmaster, Harbormaster, Jack-of-all-Trades, Master of the Transfer Station. The man of my life for the last 40 years. My best friend whom I miss…Penny.

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    WOLFEBORO — This April, Burnt Timber Brewing & Tavern will participate in the 2021 Feet for Fighters Challenge to benefit Make-A-Wish New Hampshire. The challenge invites people to cover 100,000 feet (18.9 miles) during the month.

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    Bill Bentley was born on April 14, 1936 in Bell (Los Angeles), California to William “Will” Arthur Bentley and to Marie Mourak Bentley. He died on Good Friday, April 2, 2021, in the comfort of his home on Governor’s Island in Gilford, New Hampshire beside his loving wife Karen Bentley. Bill …

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    FRANKLIN — Barbara M. (Glines) Emerson 77, passed away April 7, 2021 in Laconia, after a period of declining health.

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    LACONIA — As little as a few years ago seeing an electric vehicle in the Lakes Region was a novelty, but today the trend seems to be have taken a firm hold. As auto manufacturers launch more electric models and ranges for these cars increase many believe we’ll likely see more electric cars o…

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    LACONIA — City departments ran up more than $200,000 in COVID-related expenses between when the pandemic first hit in mid-March and the end of the year, according to a report released by City Manager Scott Myers on Monday.

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    For one person who registered on Friday for a COVID-19 vaccine, the shot means that she can stop worrying about the virus making her seriously ill. For another, it’s hope that life will return to normal. For a third, the vaccine means that he might be able to see his beloved again.

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    LACONIA — The majority of the city’s public school students will continue to attend school under a hybrid schedule. But because some school staff members or students have tested positive for COVID-19 or have been in close contact with someone who has, there are “some pockets” within the scho…

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    MEREDITH — On Wednesday, Jan. 13, Hermit Woods Winery & Deli decided to temporarily close due to an employee reporting to have tested positive for COVID-19. The employee had not been present in the winery since Jan. 8. Immediately upon learning of the infection, to ensure the maximum deg…