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Water quality at The Weirs now tested faster

LACONIA — The buoy floating beyond the swimming area and the weather station standing alongside the jetty at Weirs Beach represent the first steps in developing a means of monitoring and predicting water quality in real time. Kevin Dunleavy, Director of Parks and Recreation, explained that when concentrations of bacteria top safe levels, advisories to swimmers are posted. Currently the water is tested daily, samples are sent to the laboratory and the results returned 24 hours... Read more


Believe gay sex is immoral? Then don't have sex with same-se…

To The Daily Sun, A recent letter to The Sun by conservative writer Russ Wiles was titled, "When did it become hateful to insist on living by your own values?" Instead of responding to the whole letter, I will go a bit off-topic and just address the broader rhetorical question raised in the headline (which is a good one). Many conservatives falsely charge that liberals or progressives do not like conservatives living by their "own values."There... Read more

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Patriotic music to be featured at Gilford Community Band con…

GILFORD — The second Gilford Community Band concert of the summer will be on Wednesday, July 6, at 7:30 p.m. at the Weeks Bandstand in Gilford Village. This promises to be an inspirational concert as military veterans will be honored with a diversity of patriotic music. In case of rain, the concert will be moved to the Gilford Performing Arts Center at Gilford High School. Concerts are held every other Wednesday from July 6 to Aug. 17... Read more

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Aune M. Kondrad, 101

Aune M. Kondrad, 101

  Aune M. Kondrad, 101 NEW HAMPTON — Aune M. Kondrad of New Hampton passed away peacefully on June 22, 2016, four days after her 101st birthday.Aune was born on June 18, 1915, in Brooklyn, New York, the daughter of Tobias and Elin (Johannson) Wepsalainen.She was predeceased by Theodore, her husband of 55 years.She has four children, Karl Kondrad (deceased, Isidra) of Modesto, California, Kevin Kondrad (Eileen Curran-Kondrad) of New Hampton, Karen Cashen (Jon) of Chicago and... Read more

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Calendar of Events

7-3-16 Calendar

4th of July Weekend Craft Fair at Gunstock Mountain Resort in Gilford. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 9 to 5, The Musical at Interlakes Theatre in Meredith. 5 p.m. Annual Summer Book Sale at Moultonborough Public Library. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.​ For details call 603-476-8895. Farm to table brunch at Moulton Farm at Moulton Farm in Meredith. 9 a.m. For details call 603-279-3915.   Free Summertime Concert Series Presents: Studio Two Beatles Tribute at Alan & Savina Hartwell Memorial... Read more

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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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