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Tax cap blamed for low teacher salaries

LACONIA — "The current tax cap is preventing Laconia from successfully attracting middle class families to Laconia and is causing us to steadily lose the strong middle class that once was the backbone of our city," Mike Persson told the City Council this week. Persson, a member of the School Board, was speaking at a public hearing on the municipal budget, which included deep cuts in school spending. "I am not happy with the city's proposed... Read more

Letters

Take the time to appreciate the River Crew Art exhibit at th…

To The Daily Sun, When I went to the Creative Recovery Art Exhibit at the Belknap Mill last week, I wasn't sure what to expect. Artist Elaine Morrison, one of the River Crew Art sponsors of the exhibit, had told me about the show. The artwork was done by members of our community who happen to be homeless. What could people who have so little create, I wondered? Thanks to River Crew Art, these people have... Read more

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Announcements

Lakes Region team wins Granite State Games field hockey cham…

Lakes Region team wins Granite State Games field hockey championship

LACONIA — The Lakes Region team in the 2nd annual Granite State Games took home the gold medal and championship in field hockey with a 1-0 win over the Southern Region. Lakes Region had lost to Southern on Saturday so the effort they put forth in Sunday's championship was very impressive. The team was composed of Olivia and Gillian Conley of Laconia High School, Katie Ruggles, Morgan Lebaron, and Tia Raspante from Tilton Prep, Riley and... Read more

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Obituaries

Richard R. Paulhus, 84

Richard R. Paulhus, 84

  Richard R. Paulhus, 84 FRANKLIN — Richard R. Paulhus, 84 years young, a resident of Franklin since 1960, was born in Rhode Island to Raoul and Germaine Paulhus. He graduated from Mount Saint Charles Academy, where he excelled in football and baseball as a starting halfback and outfielder. Following graduation he entered the Army and served from October 1951 until being honorably discharged on Oct. 14, 1953, the day he met his future wife, Joan. They married... Read more

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Calendar of Events

6-26-16 Calendar

Always...Patsy Cline at Interlakes Theatre in Meredith. 5 p.m.​ Jonny Lang at Flying Monkey Movie House and Performance Center in Plymouth. 6:30 p.m.​ Belmont Farmers Market at Belmont Mill & Pavillion. 9:30 a.m.Coastal Elegance with Blair Labella at The League of NH Craftsmen Meredith Fine Craft Gallery. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.​ For details call 279-7920.Downtown Abbey Garden Party at Black Swan Inn in Tilton. 3:30 p.m.Evangelistic Meetings at Calvary Independent Baptist Church in Plymouth. 8:45 a.m.​Evangelistic... Read more

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Columns

Michael Barone - Brexit earthquake hits Britain

Earthquakes seldom hit the British Isles. But one did late Thursday night and early Friday morning, as the constituency returns started pouring in on the referendum to decide whether the United Kingdom would remain in or leave the European Union. Most polls had shown a small margin for remain, and betting markets made it an odds-on favorite. Hedge funds went long on the assumption "Remain" would win. It had the support, after all, of Conservative Prime... Read more

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