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Gilford arrests up, one more officer needed

By MICHAEL KITCH, LACONIA DAILY SUN GILFORD — Citing steep increases in the number of arrests, the Police Department has requested to add a full-time officer to its ranks in the 2017 town budget. Currently the department has 18 full-time officers. However, Lt. Kris Kelley noted that frequently the department is operating with with 16 or 17, as officers may be ill, injured, in court or undergoing training. In 2014 both the Board of Selectmen and the... Read more

Letters

We thank each & every one of you for your love & sup…

To The Daily Sun, Cheryl Ann Howland Green lived robustly from Dec. 29, 1960, until she passed suddenly Aug. 21 at age 55. Cheryl, her family and friends also suffered a tremendous loss when Samantha Margaret Green (Cheryl's daughter) passed unexpectedly on July 12, a few short weeks prior, at only 20 years of age. Cheryl's family wishes to express our sincerest gratitude to the overwhelming amount of people in attendance at Samantha's service and Cheryl's service to... Read more

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Announcements

Laconia students help students in need with supplies

Laconia students help students in need with supplies

LACONIA — The Laconia School District was awarded $71,010 sub-grant from the state Department of Education's Office of Homeless Education to support implementation of a three-year Laconia Families in Transition (FIT) Project. The project is designed to build district capacity to ensure that children, youth and their families who are experiencing homelessness, or who are at risk of homelessness, are provided the necessary supports and services to be academically, socially and emotionally successful. Over the... Read more

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Obituaries

Alice E. Lamere, 89

Alice E. Lamere, 89 LACONIA — Alice E. Lamere, 89, formerly of Lindsay Street, Laconia, and most recently of The Gardens at Meredith Bay Colony Club, Meredith, died Saturday, Sept. 24,2016. Alice was born May 24, 1927, in Laconia, daughter to the late Lee W. and Mary (LaPlante) Lamere. Upon Alice's graduation from Laconia High School she went on to study at Mount Saint Mary College and graduated from Mount Saint Mary-Sacred Heart School of Nursing, in Manchester... Read more

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Calendar of Events

9-27-16 Calendar

  Story Time, Goss Reading Room, 188 Elm St., Laconia (Lakeport), 3:30 p.m. For details call 603-524-4775. Events qt Gilford Public Library: Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Lapsit Storytime, 10:30 to 11 a.m.; Story Time, 11:15 to 11:45 a.m.; Makerspace Club, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.; Nightly Knitting, 6 p.m.; Classics Book Group, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042. Events at Gordon-Nash Library, New Hampton: Piyo, 9 a.m.; Yoga with Shannon, 10:30 a.m.; Free Meditation... Read more

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Columns

Pat Buchanan - How Trump wins the debate

On one of my first trips to New Hampshire in 1991, to challenge President George H. W. Bush, I ran into Sen. Eugene McCarthy. He was returning to the scene of his '68 triumph, when he had inflicted the first crippling wound on Lyndon Johnson. "Pat, you don't have to win up here, you know," he assured me. "All you have to do is beat the point spread." "Beat the point spread" is a good description of... Read more

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