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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2013 VOL. 14 NO. 137 LACONIA, N.H. 527-9299 FREE TUESDAY Historic Demolition Review Ordinance proposed in Belmont BELMONT — A group of citizens has petitioned a warrant article on to the March 2014 SB-2 ballot that would create and adopt a Historic Demolition Review Ordinance. The ordinance, if passed, would create a review committee that would be comprised of at least three members of the Heritage Commission. see BELMONT page 8 of Laconia M-F 7am-6pm Sat 8am-5pm 51 Bisson Ave Laconia next to Irwin Toyota Ford 603-581-2907 We’ll meet or beat all competitors tire prices. Burton enjoys the fresh snow, up close & personal Burton Swanson of Sanbornton is still all smiles with a face full of snow while snowboarding at Gunstock Mountain Resort in Gilford on Sunday afternoon. (Karen Bobotas/for the Laconia Daily Sun) Gilford boards learn cell tower issue is quite complicated BY MICHAEL KITCH Ask for details $ UP TO 14000 in Rebates With the purchase of 4 tires. See Dealer For Details THE LACONIA DAILY SUN GILFORD — The Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA) and Planning Board, meeting jointly last night, decided to continue consideration of a proposal to erect a cell tower at the foot of David Lewis Road that has aroused the ire of several nearby property owners. According to federal law, the ZBA has another 150 days to grant the special exception the project requires. To grant a special exception the ZBA must find, among other things, that the cell tower will not have a detrimental impact or pose a nuisance to the neighborhood. John Morgenstern, chairman of the Planning Board, said that the board was treating the see CELL page 8 Marina offers Belmont $240,000 for old Winnisquam Fire Station BY GAIL OBER THE LACONIA DAILY SUN BELMONT — Selectmen voted unanimously last night to accept a letter of interest from Winnisquam Marine to purchase the former Winnisquam Fire Station for $240,000. Appletree Nursery Rt. 3 - Winnisquam, NH ~ 524-8031 Mon-Sat, 8-5 & Sun 9-4 GIFT CERTIFICATES OIL & PROPANE CO., INC. Laconia 524-1421 The “expression of interest”from the marina is $5,000 more than the assessed value would be if the town didn’t own it. The old firehouse is directly across Sunset Drive from the marina. Winnisquam Marine was the only entity to make an expression of interest. The 3.59 99** Fuel Oil 10 day cash price* subject to change actions of selectmen last night mean that the “expression” can legally be put on the town warrant at Annual Town meeting. Selectmen haven’t crafted the actual wording of the warrant article but last night unanimously, but informally, agreed see MARINA page 8 Home Delivered to your door by 6:30am Call 866-665-6068 3.599 10-day Heating Oil Cash Price: * 524-1480 * subject to change

The laconia daily sun, december 17, 2013

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