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Unwelcome Matt put out for Tilton cop

TILTON — At least two area police departments have sent identical letters to this town's police chief, Robert Cormier, informing him that Patrol Officer Mathew Dawson's authority under inter-town law enforcement authority agreements will be limited in their own communities, The Daily Sun has learned. The letter, dated May 1, 2014, was made available to The Daily Sun by a high-ranking member of a police department and was authenticated by a high-ranking member of a second department, was sent to Tilton Police after Dawson was reinstated as a patrol officer (he was a detective corporal) following a six-month period of paid... Read more


Still, influence of Christian values is at foundation of our…

To The Daily Sun, Here on Friday I read a very good letter by Thomas Lamay concerning his religious experiences growing up. I can even relate to those things he writes about. My mother was a devote Baptist and from an early age I was dressed up every Sunday morning walked to church where we children went down stairs for Sunday school. Like Thomas by the time I became a teenager I drifted away and like... Read more


Susan Estrich - The Jimmy Carter myth

Does George Pataki really think he can win the nomination? Rand Paul? Rick Santorum? Whoever announced this morning? Yes. How can they possibly think this, you ask (unless you are one of their ardent supporters)? I mean, a first-term senator, a former printing executive, whatever, who, frankly, no one has ever heard of is going to get elected president? How are they going to raise the $300 million or however much it will take to... Read more


Round-up: Boys' tennis quarterfinals features 4 local teams

The Gilford boys' tennis team rolled past Bow in the DIII quarterfinal match 9­-0. The Golden Eagles advanced to the semifinals and were scheduled to host Moultonborough yesterday, the winning team will advance to the DIII statechampionship Tuesday at Derryfield School. The sixth seeded Lakers upended the third seed Monadnock 9-­0. Inter-­Lakes hosted Prospect Mountain yesterday in the other semifinal match. The Timberwolves (7) upset Profile School (2) 7­-2 in the quarterfinal match. Girls' tennis The eight seed Gilford Golden Eagles were ousted from... Read more



Laura Crisanti and Joshua Carroll Mr. Cris Crisanti of Geneva, N.Y., announces the engagement of his daughter, Laura Catherine Crisanti, to Joshua Joseph Carroll, son of Judge James and Janet Carroll of Laconia, N.H.The future bride graduated from the State University of New York at Fredonia with a bachelor of science and education degree and the State University of New York at Geneseo with a master of arts degree in speech language pathology. She is a speech language pathologist with Cobb Pediatric Therapy Services.The... Read more

Calendar of Events

6-1-15 Calendar

Showing of the International Film 'Duma' presented by the Laconia, 6:30 p.m. in the Laconia Public Library. Narcotics Anonymous meeting. 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 35 Tower Street in Weirs Beach. Overeaters Anonymous offers a program of recovery from compulsive eating using the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of OA. The program is held Monday nights at 7 p.m. at the Laconia Congregational Church Parish Hall, 18 Veterans Square, (for mapquest use 69 Pleasant St.), Laconia, NH... Read more


Lupus awareness walk on Saturday

GILFORD — The Gilford High School Robotics Team is hosting a Lupus Awareness Walk on Saturday, May 30. The walk will take place 10 to 11 a.m. along the following route: Alvah Wilson to Sprucewood Drive then to Timber Lane and around Robbindale Circle, then following the reverse route back to the Gilford High School parking lot. Lupus is a chronic, autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body (skin, joints, and/or organs inside the body). Lupus... Read more


Birth- Preston Lou Ashton

Preston Lou Ashton Born on August 1, 2014 at 4:17pm at Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia, NH to Laura Dunn and Ryan Ashton. Preston weighed 6lbs 14oz and was 19 inches long. His maternal grandparents are Cal and Tammy Dunn, Jr. of Laconia, NH. His maternal great grandparents are Harry and Thelma Bean of Gilford, NH. Paternal grandparents are Jim and Cheryl Barnes of Gilmanton Iron Works, NH. Preston has many aunts and uncles; Cal, Sue,... Read more


18-hole indoor mini-golf course opens at Funspot

LACONIA — Funspot Family Entertainment Center in Weirs Beach has recently opened its brand new 18 Hole Indoor Mini-Golf Course. Featuring hand-made scale models of New Hampshire landmarks, the theme of Funspot's outdoor mini-golf since the 1960s, this 5,500 square foot course is suitable for all ages and costs $5 to play. In 1964 the outdoor mini-golf was the first attraction built at Funspot after the business moved from its original location above Tarlson's Arcade on... Read more


James A. McClary, 54

FRANKLIN — James Arthur McClary, 54, passed away suddenly at his home in Franklin on Wednesday, May, 27, 2015. He was born at Franklin Regional Hospital on January 20, 1961. He was a lifelong resident of Franklin but spent a short time living in Tennessee. He was employed at Freudenburg NOK for many years. He had a love for music and was very knowledgeable about an artist's name and song. Sports were his other enjoyment and... Read more

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