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The following students were named to the dean's list at Bates College in Maine for semester ending April 2020: Eric Glover, child of Philip Glover and Ann B. Glover of Meredith, a 2016 graduate of Avon Old Farms School, majoring in economics and minoring in history; Jevan Sandhu, child of Balkar S. Sandhu and Gurminder K. Sandhu of Plymouth, a 2017 graduate of Plymouth Regional High School, majoring in psychology and minoring in education and gender and sexuality studies; and Maggie Barton, child of Bruce S. Barton and Sarah S. Barton of Plymouth, a 2016 graduate of The Holderness Scho…

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GILFORD — Although most Gilford Old Home Day festivities this year have been canceled due to the pandemic, the annual 5K Road Race will take place as usual Saturday, Aug. 29, at 8 a.m., starting near Gilford Village Store.

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TILTON — Artist Acacia Rogers will teach a 6-week acrylic painting course at the Lakes Region Art Association Gallery, beginning Tuesday, Sept. 1, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

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FRANKLIN — Lucille "Lu" Martha Canepa, 91, formerly, of 20 Oak Drive, Belmont, passed away on Sunday, August, 9, 2020 at Mountain Ridge Center, Franklin, NH.

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We are now in prime time for delicious tomatoes that come in all shapes and sizes. Nothing tastes better on a warm August day than a juicy ripe tomato from your garden, or local farm stand. The other day I counted so many varieties of the giant red globes, small and large. For some recipes i…

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Maude S. Stanley, 82, went home to the Lord Friday, August 7, 2020. She passed away peacefully at home with her loving family by her side.

New Hampshire Humane Society Pet of the Week

    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 — Mary Roper Robertson, 90, beloved wife of 67 years, passed away peacefully at home after a brief illness on Friday, December 6, 2019. Her loving husband was by her bedside and her family arrived within several hours that evening.

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    HOLDERNESS — Join Squam Lakes Association for a guided kayak tour of Little Squam and Owl Brook on Friday, Aug. 21, 9-11 a.m. Paddle Owl Brook to see many birds native to New Hampshire and hear their calls and songs. On Little Squam there is a chance to see New Hampshire waterfowl like the c…

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    LACONIA — The wait is over — the results are in for the 2020 Best Of the Lakes Region presented by the Bank of New Hampshire. Visit laconiadailysun.com to read the Best Of the Lakes Region magazine with a list of all the winners.

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    August is the eighth month on the Gregorian calendar, which was introduced to us by Pope Gregory XIII and came into general use in 1582. The word august, which derives from the Latin, can mean majestic dignity or grandeur. If you were born in August and have any interest in astrological sign…

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    GILFORD — Members of the Gilford Community Band will gather on the Gilford Village Field Bandstand, Wednesday, Aug. 19, at 7:30 p.m,. to present a concert. Ensembles in groups of six will play popular songs The flute and oboe choir will play "The Entertainer," "Somewhere Over The Rainbow," a…

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    LACONIA — You want to get outside with your friends and family. You want to try something new and make lasting memories. You want an activity that will satisfy your whole crew, from age 3 to 83. You want to do all of this safely –  and without spending a fortune.

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    FRANKLIN — August is National Immunization Awareness Month and that makes us start to think about flu season and getting our flu shot. Normally, we sign up for a time slot to get our shot, plop into a chair with the rest of the folks in the waiting area, and head on in to see the nurse when …

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    Referred to as the backbone of the Pub Mania event, the 31 teams and 75 team captains had begun to wonder if or how the 24-hour barstool challenge would happen in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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    FRANKLIN — Richard "Dick" E. Shaw, 81, a longtime resident of Franklin, died on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, at Concord Hospital in Concord with his family by his side. He was born on June 4, 1939 in Wolfeboro, the son of the late Harold and Eleanor (Whitman) Shaw. Richard was a U.S. Air Force…