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Meredith ponders new library locations

By MICHAEL KITCH, LACONIA DAILY SUN MEREDITH — A week after the Board of Trustees of the Meredith Public Library voted to leave the Benjamin M. Smith Memorial Library, a panel charged with selecting a site Tuesday appeared to question the vote to move to a new location in its report to the Library Planning Committee.The panel wrote "we must be absolutely sure the public approves the abandonment of this historic town facility" and continued, in... Read more


There have been years of protests & meetings with town o…

To The Daily Sun, It is understandable that those who do not live within the ash cloud of Mayhew's furnace would have a different and possibly incorrect view of the situation at hand. It is also understandable that those who have used Mayhew's services for their loved ones are shocked at the truth regarding the dispersal of their loved one's ashes from his chimney. What many apparently don't know is that this has been an ongoing issue... Read more

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Forestview Manor hosts Family to Family Night

MEREDITH — Forestview Manor will host a cocktail hour Thursday, May 26, to allow guests to talk about their experiences at the home. Susan Shepard and her sister, Linda, will discuss hurdles and decisions they made as a family to bring their mother to Forestview. Heather Quinn, director of nursing, an Christy Taylor, executive director, will be on hand to answer questions about bringing a family member into assisted living care. The event will run from... Read more

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Elise E. Lambert, 91

Elise E. Lambert, 91

  Elise E. Lambert, 91 HOOKSETT — Elise E. Lambert, 91, of Hooksett, died peacefully on May 23, 2016. Elise was born on Sept. 11, 1924, in Hooksett to Rodolphe and Alice (Thibodeau) Duhaime,  one of 13 children. She attended local schools and for several years worked as a seamstress. However, her most precious time was caring for her beloved husband William "Bill" H. Lambert Sr. and their five children. For a period of 20 years Elise and Bill lived... Read more

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Calendar of Events

5-26-16 Calendar

Events at Sanbornton Public Library: Artists' group, 1 p.m.; Yoga, 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Events at Gilford Public Library: Play and learn, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m.; Open painting, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.; Conversational French, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.; Coloring Club, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.; Being Mortal series, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Events at Meredith Public Library: Knotty Knitters, 10 a.m. to noon; Brown bag book group, noon; Lego Time, 3:30 p.m.; Great Gatsby Book Discussion at Moultonborough Public... Read more

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Notable people - Robbie Vachon

Notable people - Robbie Vachon

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Following in his father's footsteps, Robbie Vachon, the son of Scoot and Bethanie Vachon and member of the class of 2012 at Laconia High School, will graduate May 22 from the United States Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering and a commission as a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps. Born at the Marine Air Station at Cherry Point, N.C. where his father Scott was serving, Vachon... Read more

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Michael Barone - Clinton effort to close pay gap would just …

Women, lamented Hillary Clinton in an April 2014 tweet, make just 77 cents on the dollar to men. As a presidential candidate she has repeated that lament again and again, updating the numbers, in line with government statistics, to 78 cents in July 2015 and 79 cents this year. This injustice, she says, must be remedied by government. "Last time I checked," Clinton told an event sponsored by a salary-site called Glassdoor, "there's no discount for... Read more

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