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‘Living hell’ - Neighbor to Meredith crematorium begs select…

By MICHAEL KITCH, LACONIA DAILY SUN MEREDITH — "This is about as upset as I get," said Doug Frederick of the American Police Police Motorcycle Museum, who again appealed to the Board of Selectmen yesterday to address the emissions from the crematory at the Mayhew Funeral Home, which abuts his property. "Our life is a living hell up there."Frederick contends that because the crematory is 15 feet down slope of his lot, its chimney reaches only... Read more


Appropriate to put Adolph Hitler & Donald Trump in same …

To The Daily Sun, Since "political correctness" is currently getting a bad name in the political world, it is time some folks started defending it. As I understand it, "political correctness" is one way of making bigots, haters and other malcontents keep their bigotry and prejudices to themselves — and outwardly refrain from spewing out their warped feelings. In other words, if they really can't understand what is twisted about their hates and fears, then at least... Read more

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Belknap GOP meeting on May 11 to feature Bob Giuda, Jennifer…

BELMONT — The Belknap County Republican Committee has announced that its next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the Top of the Town Restaurant, 88 Ladd Hill Rd in Belmont. This month, a candidate for State Senate District 2 and the chairman of the New Hampshire State Republican Committee will be the Committee's guest speakers. Bob Giuda will discuss his rationale for running for the seat being vacated by State Senator... Read more

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William L. Gage, M.D., 87

William L. Gage, M.D., 87

  William L. Gage, M.D., 87 LACONIA — William L. Gage, M.D., 87, of Shore Drive, died April 26, 2016, surrounded by his family at the Jupiter Medical Center in Jupiter, Florida. Born in Laconia, the son of Dr. Earl and Irene Gage, he graduated from St. John's School in Laconia and was valedictorian of his class at Gonzaga High School in Spokane, Washington. He received his bachelor's degree from Tufts College, where he was selected as a member... Read more

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Calendar of Events

5-4-16 Calendar

Events at Minot-Sleeper Library in Bristol: Adult coloring, 10 a.m. to noon.; Movie, Star Wars: The Force Awakens 3:30 to 6 p.m. After-school Maker Club at Josiah Carpenter Library in Pittsfield. 3:30 p.m. Events at Hall Memorial Library in Northfield: Story time, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Arts and crafts, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Board game nights for adults at Laconia Public Library: 6 p.m. Events at Gilford Public Library: Line dancing, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.; Check out an... Read more

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Local businesses help support Veterans Count Program

LACONIA — Veterans Count was conceived in 2007 when Easter Seals' board member, Mike Salter, sought to bring comprehensive, emergency aid to veterans and their families whose quality of life was significantly impacted by deployment to war zones. A veteran of the U.S. Army Special Forces, Salter and the Easter Seals NH President and CEO Larry Gammon approached the NH Joint Force Headquarters (NH National Guard), at that time commanded by Laconia native Major General Kenneth... Read more

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Bob Meade - A man on a mission. . .

Perhaps some of the older readers may remember when God and patriotism were still in vogue, during what has been called the "greatest generation." A member of that generation is the Rev. William (Bill) Atkinson, a man on a mission. During World War II, after graduating from high school in Lawrence, Mass., Bill joined the Navy and served aboard ship in the Pacific theater, as a signalman. After the war, he attended college and became a... Read more

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