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LRGHealthcare CEO retires – Clairmont was with organization for 43 years

LACONIA — After 43 years with LRGHealthcare, the last quarter century as its president and chief executive officer, Tom Clairmont is retiring. The Board of Trustees, announced Clairmont's retirement in a formal statement issued Thursday evening. "Tom Clairmont has provided decades of critical leadership and service to LRGHealthcare and his tenure will be looked back upon as one of innovation and fiscal responsibility," said Scott Clarenbach, chairman of the board. "Tom has played a vital role in our evolution into the leading healthcare provider for the Lakes Region." Clarenbach said yesterday that the trustees are scheduled to announce the appointment of an interim president... Read more

Letters

Fish & Game says not to feed bears, so why is baiting st…

To The Daily Sun, In the last number of months Andrew Timmins, bear biologist for the N.H. Dept. of Fish and Game, has put out press releases on bear feeding across the state and that it is selfish and that intentional feeding puts the bear in harms way. That it is in violation to feed bears with up to a $1,000. fine. That the citizens are "loving the animals to death." A fed bear is a... Read more

Columns

Michelle Malkin - Want a real anti-poverty plan?

It is now all the fashionable rage in Washington, D.C., to proclaim solidarity with America's working poor in front of the cameras — while stabbing them in the back behind closed doors. Privileged Illinois Democratic Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky and others have taken to Twitter, posting photos of themselves eating tuna sandwiches and buying Ramen noodles to show how much they empathize with minimum-wage workers. On the other side of the aisle, GOP Rep. Paul Ryan has... Read more

Sports

Waukewan Ladies count only holes beginning with 'T' or 'F'

The Waukewan Ladies League's ninth week on the course, July 29, was a beautiful day for golf despite all of the rain in the prior few days. The wetness didn't seem to bother many of the ladies. Eleven ladies shot 50 or under. Jane Flynn, Charlotte Gregory, Linda Lee and Gloria Ferland turned in 50; Rose Hansford, Kathy Sweeney, and Ellen Vail posted a score of 49; Gerry McGillicuddy shot a 48, Betsy Cox shot... Read more

Weddings

Engagement-McCoy-Zejnati

William McCoy III and Ina Zejnati Mr. and Mrs. William John McCoy, II of Belmont, NH are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, William John McCoy, III to Ina Zejnati. William is a 2003 graduate of Plymouth State University. William currently is VP, eCommerce and Development at Colonial Medical in Nashua, NH. Ina Zejnati is a 2006 graduate of Massachusetts College of Art and works as Director of Experience Strategy & Design for Makibie in Nashua, NH. Their wedding will... Read more

Calendar of Events

8-3-14 Calendar

Raft-a-Palooza at LakeFest, Endicott Rock Park, Route 3 and Lakeside Ave., Weirs Beach; 10:15 a.m., blessing of the fleet, at 11 a.m. boats raft up in an attempt to set two Guinness World Records. More information at www.lakefest.org or 603-226-0299. Artisan workshop, 1-4 p.m., Ann Lee demonstrates making lace scarves, Legion of NH Craftsmen Gallery, 279 Daniel Webster Highway (Route 3), Meredith. Chamber ensemble EastWest Trio performs, 3 p.m., Taylor Community (Woodside Building), 435 Union Ave., Laconia.... Read more

Announcements

"The Hurricane of 1938", Featuring Shira Gladstone…

LACONIA — The Lake Winnipesaukee Museum is hosting a lecture, "The Hurricane of 1938", featuring Shira Gladstone on Wednesday, August at 6th at 7 p.m. The New England Hurricane was the first major hurricane to strike New England since 1869. The hurricane struck on September 21, 1938. With wind, floodwaters and fire, it was one of the most powerful and destructive storms to ever hit New England. This lecture is free for members and for non members... Read more

Births

Birth- Mila Eloise Lucille Letourneau

Mila Eloise Lucille LetourneauMila Eloise Lucille Letourneau was born February 12, 2014, at Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia. She weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 20 1/4 inches long. Her parents are Michael and Mary Beth Letourneau of Belmont, NH. She joins her big brothers Isaiah James, 14, and Liam John Steven, 18 months. The maternal grandparents are Steven and Colleen Tewksbury of Hebron, NH. The paternal grandparents are Jean-Luc and Monique Letourneau of Compton, QC. The great-grandparents are... Read more

People

Brittany Sulham Crowned Miss Littleton Area 2014

Brittany Sulham, Miss Littleton Area 2014 Brittany Sulham, was crowned Miss Littleton Area on Saturday, June 21st. She is a 2014 graduate of Profile High School. Her platform was the importance of not texting while driving and her talent is modern dance. Her proud grandparents are Jackie and John Nikolais of Gilford, NH. Brittany resides in Bethlehem, NH. Read more

Obituaries

Eugene Morgan, 67

NEW HAMPTON — Eugene Morgan, 67, died Wednesday, July 20, 2014. He was born born January 1947 in Plymouth, to John and Kathryn Morgan. He grew up with two sisters, Ginne and Elaine, and a brother, John. He was drafted into the Vietnam War in 1966, and served in the Army and in the Australian Royal Army for two years prior to being wounded and subsequently discharged from service. Upon returning home, he met and married Linda Mack... Read more

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