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A jail 'break' - Groundbreaking held for county community co…

A jail 'break' - Groundbreaking held for county community corrections center

By ROGER AMDSEN, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — Ground was broken Tuesday afternoon on a $7.3 million project which will see an 18,000-square-foot, 64-bed community corrections facility built next to the current county jail, which will have repairs and renovations as part of the project.Belknap County Commission Chairman David DeVoy (R-Sanbornton), who chaired the jail planning committee which came up with a design for the new facility, said that a little over 18 months ago there... Read more


Law-abiding folks who are here illegally should be allowed t…

To The Daily Sun, Is Bernadette Loesch just being coy or is her reading comprehension declining, given her recent reply to my letter about illegal aliens or illegal immigrants? Or should I refer to those who crossed our borders illegally as undocumented immigrants, undocumented workers or new Democratic voters? One can't be too politically correct can one? Well not if you are on the left. Those would be the folks who lust for complete open borders... Read more

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Gilmanton Corner Library to explore the oceans this summer

GILMANTON — Dive into Earth's oceans with the Gilmanton Corner Library this summer and learn about this watery world and its fascinating inhabitants through our books that encourage interactive learning about sea creatures, shells and the coral reef. Oceans make up three-quarters of our planet. We are humbled by their vastness and power and the countless varieties of creatures that live in them. Earth's oceans still hold many mysteries ... let's learn about them this... Read more

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Connie Lou Bradsley, 78

Connie Lou Bradsley, 78

PLYMOUTH — Connie Lou Bradsley, 78, of Fairgrounds Road, Plymouth, died Friday, May 13, 2016, at her home, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Kansas City, Missouri, on Feb. 2, 1938, she was the daughter of Horace and Marion (Moore) Hale. Connie grew up in Kansas City and attended Kansas City schools. She resided in many cities and towns throughout the United States. She resided in Warren for about 20 years and has spent the... Read more

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Calendar of Events

6-1-16 Calendar

Adult Coloring at Minot-Sleeper Library in Bristol. 10 a.m. to noon. For details call 603-744-3352. 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. Events at Gilford Public Library: Check out an expert, 10 a.m. to noon; Magic: The Gathering, 3 to 4 p.m. Events at Sanbornton Public Library: Evening story time, 6 p.m. Events at Gordon-Nash Library in New Hampton: Genealogy Club, 2 p.m. Preschool Storytime at Belmont... 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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Pat Buchanan - Will there always be an England?

In his op-ed in The Washington Post, Chris Grayling, leader of the House of Commons, made the case for British withdrawal from the European Union — in terms Americans can understand. Would you accept, Grayling asks, an American Union of North and South America, its parliament sitting in Panama, with power to impose laws on the United States, and a high court whose decisions overruled those of the U.S. Supreme Court? Would you accept an American Union... Read more

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