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Convention, commission still at odds over budget By RogeR aMsden FOR THE LACONIA DAILY SUN

LACONIA — The Belknap County Convention huddled behind closed doors Monday night with the attorney they hired to represent them in their dispute with the Belknap County Commission over the authority of the two bodies concerning management of the county budget.

The non-meeting came after County Convention members spent a long day at the Belknap County Complex starting with a 2:30 p.m. tour of the County Corrections facility, a 4 p.m. Executive Committee meeting followed by public hearing on a Gunstock Area Commission request for a $750,000 revenue anticipation note and lengthy discussions over the budget

authority dispute and the county jail situation. The closed-door session with attorney David Horan lasted for a half hour. The convention hired Horan, a former assistant county attorney in Hillsborough County, by a 9-7 vote on April 17 after several months of wrangling with the commissee COUNTY page 6


M O U LT O N B O R OUGH — Josh Bartlett, who with fellow member of the Planning Board Judy Ryerson faces a public hearing convened by the Board of Selectmen to determine if there is cause to remove them from office, has requested a record of the nonmeeting at which the Selectboard decided to initiate of the proceedings. After the selectmen adjourned their regularly scheduled meeting on July 18, at the request of town administrator Carter Terenzini they entered a so-called non-meeting, at which Town Counsel Peter Minkow was present. Under the “Right-toKnow” law, Bartlett has requested the minutes of the meeting together with any notes or recordings, written or electronic, of any discussions associated with the meeting. A week after the see M’BORO page 8

Above: Rick Madden, left, drives his 1971 Duo Mystery past his son Derek’s 1972 Hydrosteam during the Lakes Region Waterski Boat Classic on Lake Opechee in Laconia Saturday morning. Waterski boat enthusiasts from around the region, including many original members of the Winnipesaukee Waterski Racing Association and the Winnisquam Ski and Boat Club gathered at Opechee Point for the event. Top right: Frank Cook who drives a 1970 Magnum Missle leans a waterski made by his late college roommate and waterski colleague Wade Cranshaw around other vintage boards. (Daryl Carlson/for the Laconia Daily Sun)

Water ski racers recall fast times on Winnipesaukee, Winnisquam By RogeR aMsden FOR THE LACONIA DAILY SUN

LACONIA — The 2nd annual Water Ski Boat Classic held at Opechee Point on Saturday offered a chance for veteran water ski racers from the 1960s and 1970s to share their memories of those exciting high speed races. ‘’We used to race five weekends a summer

on Lake Winnipesaukee on Saturdays and Lake Winnisquam on Sundays ,’’ said Frank Cook, who brought along some vintage wood water skis to the event. ‘’We’d go out from the Weirs on Saturday morning and then race on Winnisquam on Sunday.’’ He recalled that the first three races of the summer were 32 mile events, followed by a 50 mile race and a final 65-mile race.

‘’We used to make our own water skis,’’ said Cook, who recalled that many of the skis used for racing were actually made right in Laconia at the Northland Ski factory on Fair Street. The event was organized by Tom Scribner, who said that he’s had a lifelong passion for boats and used to water ski all the see WATER SKI page 11

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Air Force nuclear unit fails security test

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Air Force unit that operates one-third of the nation’s land-based nuclear missiles has failed a safety and security inspection, marking the second major setback this year for a force charged with the military’s most sensitive mission, the general in charge of the nuclear air force told The Associated Press on Tuesday. Lt. Gen. James M. Kowalski, commander of Air Force Global Strike Command, said a team of “relatively low-ranking” airmen failed one exercise as part of a broader inspection, which began last week and ended Tuesday. He said that for security reasons he could not be specific about the team or the exercise. “This unit fumbled on this exercise,” Kowalski said by telephone from his headquarters at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., adding that this did not call into question the safety or control of nuclear weapons at Malmstrom Air Force Base in Montana. “The team did not demonstrate the right procedures,” he said, and as a result was rated a failure.

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Gov’t. sues to block merger of American & US Airways DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines and US Airways expected to spend this week cruising toward completion of a merger that would create the world’s biggest airline. Instead, they were stunned Tuesday when the federal government and six states sued to block the deal, saying it would hurt competition and cost consumers hundreds of millions of dollars a year in higher fares and extra fees. Antitrust regulators had done little to interfere with other big airline mergers in the past five years, including Delta-North-

west and United-Continental. So, they were not expected to stand in the way of American and US Airways. But this latest deal would leave four airlines controlling more than 80 percent of the U.S. air-travel market. “By further reducing the number of legacy airlines and aligning the economic incentives of those that remain, the merger of US Airways and American would make it easier for the remaining airlines to cooperate, rather than compete, on price and service,” the lawsuit said. The Justice Department turned the

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel released 26 Palestinian inmates, including many convicted in grisly killings, on the eve of long-stalled Mideast peace talks, angering families of those slain by the prisoners, who were welcomed as heroes in the West Bank and Gaza. Buses carrying the inmates departed the Ayalon prison in central Israel late Tuesday, a nighttime release that was aimed at preventing the spectacle of prisoners flashing victory signs as has happened in the past. Relatives of the victims, many with their hands painted red to symbolize what they say is the blood on the hands of the inmates, held protests throughout the day, and some protesters tried briefly to block the buses from leaving. The decision to release the men stirred anguish in Israel, where many Israelis view

them as terrorists. Most of the prisoners were convicted of killings, including Israeli civilians, soldiers and suspected Palestinian collaborators, while others were involved in attempted murder or kidnapping. Celebrations erupted in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, where thousands of Palestinian well-wishers awaited the buses’ arrival. Palestinians generally view the prisoners as heroes regardless of their acts, arguing they made personal sacrifices in the struggle for independence. Fireworks lit the sky in Gaza, where rival Hamas and Fatah supporters, including several masked gunmen, celebrated to the beat of drums. Some danced while others flashed victory signs and waved flags of the Palestinian factions. Cars with loudspeakers blasted nationalistic songs.

words of US Airways leaders against them. The 56-page complaint filed in federal district court in Washington, D.C., was peppered with quotes from internal emails, investor presentations and public comments in which top executives noted that previous mergers had helped lead to higher fares and higher fees to check a bag or change a ticket. Shares of both companies plunged, and executives vowed to challenge the lawsuit. “We will fight them,” declared US Airways CEO Doug Parker, who would run the see MERGER page 9

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NH mental health centers agree to managed care Plea deal does little to

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire’s community mental health centers have formed agreements to switch to a managed care system for Medicaid, more than a month after the state’s hospitals agreed to participate. The centers reached agreements with the three organizations in New Hampshire that have contracted with the state to manage the Medicaid system. Roland Lamy, executive director of the New Hampshire Behavioral Health Association, said

Tuesday the centers and the managed care organizations will continue to develop “a more robust and forward-thinking payment method that protects consumers needing essential community-based health services.” The state has been trying to move from a fee-forservice health model to managed care for its Medicaid clients. New Hampshire’s Medicaid program covers low-income children, parents with nondisabled children under 18, pregnant women, senior citizens, and people with disabilities.

TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s transportation agency is suspending the operating license of the U.S.-based rail company whose runaway oil train derailed and exploded in a Quebec town, killing 47 people. The agency said Tuesday it is taking away the certificate of fitness for the Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway and its Canadian subsidiary, effective Aug. 20. The agency said it is not satisfied that the troubled company, which has filed for bankruptcy since the July 6 disaster, has demonstrated that its thirdparty liability insurance is adequate for ongoing operations. The parked train, with 72 tankers of crude oil, was unattended when it began rolling and derailed

in the center of Lac-Megantic. Several tankers exploded, destroying 40 buildings. The company has blamed the train’s operator for failing to set enough hand brakes. The agency said the disaster has raised questions about the growing use of rail transport for oil, including important ones regarding the adequacy of third-party liability insurance coverage to deal with catastrophic events, especially for smaller railways. “This was not a decision made lightly, as it affects the economies of communities along the railway, employees of MMA and MMAC, as well as the shippers who depend on rail services,” Geoff Hare, the agency’s chief executive, said in a statement.

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Cheating in college — by admissions officers What is the most intellectually dishonest profession around? My nomination: the admissions officers at highly selective colleges and universities. Evidence in support of this comes from, of all places, a recent article in The New York Times. The writer is Ruth Starkman, and the subject is her experience as a reader of applications to the highly selective University of California, Berkeley. “Admissions officers were careful not to mention gender, ethnicity and race during our training sessions,” she notes. But when she asked one privately, “What are we doing about race?” she was told it was illegal to consider it, but that they were looking at “the ‘bigger picture’ of the applicant’s life.” Racial discrimination in state universities was made illegal in 1996 when California voters by a 55 percent margin passed UC Regent Ward Connerly’s Proposition 209. At first UC admissions officers enforced the law, as Richard Sander (a UCLA law professor) and Stuart Taylor report in their book, “Mismatch: How Affirmative Action Hurts Students It’s Intended to Help, and Why Universities Won’t Admit It.” The result was that fewer blacks and Hispanics were admitted to the most selective UC schools, Berkeley and UCLA, but more were admitted to and graduated from less selective UC campuses. But then admissions officers started to cheat. They declared that they were using “holistic” criteria, trying to gauge from students’ applications the “bigger picture” of their life. In practice, this meant racial discrimination in favor of blacks and Hispanics, and against Asians and whites Starkman’s job was to read applications and rate them on a numeric scale, with 1s being the most desirable. She “was told I needed more 1s and referrals. A referral is a flag that a student’s grades and scores do not make the cut but the application merits a special read because of “stressors” — socioeconomic disadvantages that admissions offices can use to increase diversity.” It’s not hard to imagine what “stressors” might include. A Spanish surname. A home address or high school in a heavily black neighborhood. An essay recounting “the hardships that prevented the student from achieving better grades, test scores and honors.” So the admissions officers were tipping the scale heavily in favor of certain students — and heavily against others. “When I asked about an Asian

student who I thought was a 2 but had received only a 3, the officer noted, ‘Oh, you’ll get a lot of them,’” Starkman writes. “She said the same when I asked why a lowincome student with top grades and scores, and who had served in the Israeli Army, was a 3.” What’s extraordinary about this is that you have an organization every member of which is well aware of its main purpose — illegal racial discrimination — but in which no one will say so out loud. A willingness to lie and break the law are job requirements. Now I am aware that there are arguments against a college just admitting the students with the highest test scores. It does probably serve some educational purpose to bring together people with different interests and different strengths. Preferences to offspring of alumni and talented athletes may be warranted for schools that need private contributions to thrive. But racial discrimination is unlawful and has been rightly repudiated by the American people. The corrupt silence concerning such discrimination in college and university admissions suggests that at some level these people know they are doing something for which they should be ashamed. Unfortunately they are doing their intended beneficiaries no favors. That’s proved beyond demur by Sander and Taylor’s “Mismatch.” Black and Hispanic students tend to drop out of schools when they find themselves less well prepared than their schoolmates. Those intending to major in science and engineering tend to back out of those fields. Many do not graduate yet are stuck with mounds of student loan debt. Meanwhile, there appears to be a ceiling on the number of Asians in selective private schools, similar to the ceiling imposed on Jews there from the 1920s to the 1960s. Just 19 percent of students at Stanford and 16 percent in the Ivy League are Asian — numbers that have remained static for two decades despite increasing numbers of Asian applicants. This is, in my American Enterprise Institute colleague Charles Murray’s phrase, “discrimination against hardworking, highachieving young people because of the color of their skin.” His word for it: “despicable.” (Michael Barone, senior political analyst for The Washington Examiner, is a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, a Fox News Channel contributor and a co-author of The Almanac of American Politics.)

LETTERS Obama scandals are ‘made up’ by conservatives? Made up my foot To The Daily Sun, Wasn’t Fridays letter by L.J .Siden just filled with passion and emotion? I would also add, road apples! LJ insists we conservatives are persecuting poor Obama over, what, made up scandals and rumors proven not to be true? Who and when did they get proven not true by? Really now, “Fast and Furious” never happened? Benghazi didn’t see Ambassador Stephens murdered mutilated, dragged through the streets and left in a ditch, not to mention three security personal killed as well? I suppose L.J. is sticking to the story it was all the fault of some video no on ever heard of before the president invented that as a false narrative just before the election? Then of course there’s the polarizing the IRS, BATF, EPA, and half the rest of the departments in government to violate the rights of conservatives to ensure his reelection. Then his Attorney General Holder goes after the free press, wire tapping the AP, as well as a Fox News reporter and his parents and making a false assertion that the reporter was a “co-conspirator”. Then when Congress holds hearings all the presidents men, and women either can’t remember, don’t know, take the 5th, stonewall or say “What does it really matter after all this time?” Made up my foot L.J. I’d just remind L.J. of a few outstanding accomplishments of his beloved Marxist-socialist president. Broken promises from the day he was sworn in until present. Among those, an open and transparent administration. (Nearly everything he does is behind closed doors.) To bring Americans together and work with Republicans. (He has shut out all dissenting opinions.) Failed

to enforce federal laws on immigration, rules by presidential decrees, makes unilateral decisions without the inclusion or consent of Congress. He did promise to make the cost of energy soar and we have seen the price of gas, heating oil, and diesel fuel more then double during his tenure. (Oh thank you Mr. President we poor and elderly really benefit greatly from that.) And while energy prices go up so does everything else because the cost of energy effects every aspect of our lives. I could go on and on but that’s just the tip of this iceberg. This president has adopted the strategy of division by racial, ethnic, and gender means. We have a nation more divided today then in the last 40 years. His foreign policy is confused or non-existent, the middle east is in chaos, and revolt and terrorism rules. Is this the Arab spring he promised? Well done Mr. President! Now how about our economic recovery, kind of slow going isn’t it? But jobs are increasing he tells us. Parttime jobs are better then no jobs, unless the workers need their 40 hour jobs to make ends meet. Little things like that do make a difference in the lives of all those people he promised to help but hasn’t. In fact everything he has done has made things harder on the poor, elderly, sick, and disabled. This president is a disaster for this nation, and that’s my opinion Mr. Siden, based on the known facts of his presidency. I know progressives have a problem understanding the difference between the definition between opinion and lies, so I just thought I’d make that clear. Steve Earle Hill

Roger’s Ride is returning on Aug. 25 after a one-year hiatus To The Daily Sun, What Roger’s Ride means to me: Roger was my husband. His passing well before his time left a huge hole in my and many other hearts in our region. With the help of many friends and family we set up Roger’s Ride for the Cure, with a goal of raising money to help find a cure for the terrible cancer that took Roger away from us. After a one-year hiatus, the

blessing, has resurrected the ride, and it is scheduled for Sunday, August 25th. We will begin and end at Rotary Park in Laconia. Following the ride we will be having a BBQ lunch at the park and announcing the winner of two free nights at one of the Lodges at Mill Falls, located adjacent to Church Landing. Several local businesses are selling our $5 raffle tickets to win those 2 free

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LETTERS Tell the FDA that NH farms don’t need & can’t bear new regulations To The Daily Sun, I attended an informational meeting on August 7 at the UNH County Extension office in Boscawen on the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). I already knew the regulations were not going to be easy to understand, but I had no idea that it was 1200+ pages. This bill was signed into law in January 2011, cosponsored by Senator Judd Gregg, with a “yes” vote from Senator Jeanne Shaheen. As I sat listening, one farmer asked the question “What do any of these people (those from the FDA) know about farming in New England, let alone New Hampshire?” Do they even care about the devastating effects this will have on our beautiful state? Anyways, this bill is under the guise of protecting the consumer from their local farms. One farmer asked, “How many people have gotten sick from a New Hampshire farm?” The question was answered, “They just can’t write laws for New Hampshire, and people have gotten sick in New England.” So our two senators at the time voted for a bill that is now over 1200+ pages, and does not take into consideration New Hampshire farms, and we still do not know how many people have gotten sick from New Hampshire farms, if any. So many questions are still unanswered, that even our own N.H. Department of Agriculture and the UNH Cooperative Extension Offices do not understand it completely. One thing is for sure, as was discussed by some of the larger farms, some will choose to sell their farm, some will shut down their pick-your own operations, and some farms will stop selling wholesale, these are facts discussed by farmers if these rules are implemented in their entirety.

One farmer estimated his yearly cost to be somewhere between $13,000 and $30,000 just to comply with the paperwork requirements, then there is the water compliance aspect, and then there is the environmental impact, because they will not be able to spread manure within the mandatory time-frame to be compliant and will have to turn to synthetic fertilizers for their fields. So what happens to all that manure? Let’s not forget about the lost jobs. Many farmers enjoy donating extra produce to food pantries and charitable organizations, but they are already saying they will no longer be able to do this, because of the paperwork requirements. The FDA may be implementing this, but the state must enforce this mandate (which they do not have the resources to do). Who will pick up the additional cost to the state and the farmer? It is the consumer, and I thought food prices were high now. This bill is geared toward any farm that produces food/feed for human or animal consumption. The FDA will be at Dartmouth College on August 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for a listening session. The N.H. Department of Agriculture has some information about FSMA on their website index.htm as does the UNH Cooperative Extension http://extension.unh. edu/Food-Safety-Modernization-ActFSMA. The open comment period has been extended until November 15, 2013. I urge everyone concerned about the cost of food, the local farm, and the rural character of our state to contact their US delegation. Barbara Comtois Center Barnstead

NH officials have a duty to protect landscape from wind farm threat To The Daily Sun, Are New Hampshire’s mountaintops being targeted by Massachusetts politicians? Are Massachusetts politicians trying to outsource their renewable tax credits through New Hampshire land? This raises a good question: Are these industrial wind plants around Newfound Lake nothing more than outsourced renewable tax credits for Massachusetts? Is Massachusetts renting New Hampshire mountaintops as a way to achieve their renewable energy quota set forth by the federal government? And, if true, New Hampshire will need to double its efforts in building even more industrial wind plants — because it too has a federal quota to achieve. Newfound Lake alone has one active industrial

wind plant in Groton and three more applications for industrial wind power plants around the lake. Residents for and against these industrial wind power plants are now shaking their heads in disbelief and have mailed thousands of “enraged letters” to their elected officials. I don’t want to be thought of as an automatic naysayer, but where they infringe on our properties and threaten our watershed, we all have an obligation to be concerned. Are these projects intruding on our property rights due to the impact on property value and the fact that they remove happiness from our property? When people hear about the Bill of Rights in New Hampshire, the first thing people think of is the U.S. Constitution. But did you know there’s see next page

from preceding page nights, please stop in and purchase your tickets soon, they will not last. Napa Auto Parts, Greenlaw’s, All My Life Jewelers, Wedbush Securities, and Irwin Motors are all supporting us by selling the tickets. All proceeds will go to the Charity Fund of Kiwanis and help pay for Lakes Region Scholarships, the Young Family Program at Central NH VNA and Hospice, Got Lunch! Laconia, and several other

wonderful local charities helping our kids. Roger would have been so proud to have his name associated with any of them. Please plan to join us. If you do not ride, come to the park at 1 p.m. for a great lunch, donations are always accepted. Please visit www. for details on the ride and a registration form. I look forward to seeing many of you there. Betty Ballantyne Kiwanis Club of Laconia

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LACONIA – One person was taken to Lakes Region General Hospital yesterday morning after her passenger car appeared to have been struck from the rear on Union Avenue. Police said her car was pushed into the car in front of her. Fire Department Lt. Dave French said the crash happened in front of Laconia High School just after 11 a.m. He described the woman’s injuries as non life-threatening. He said the cars were able to be

driven from the road and said all appeared to be headed in the same direction. He said both drivers in the two primary cars were alone and the man driving the pickup declined medical treatment. He said the passenger car didn’t appear to be badly damaged, but the pickup was towed. He said it sustained considerable front-end damage that ruined the radiator. — Gail Ober

COUNTY from page one sion over who has authority over line item expenditures. Convention Chairman Colette Worsman (R-Meredith) said during the Convention’s discussion of the budget Monday night that there were a total of 92 line items which have been moved in the budget that the convention submitted to the Department of Revenue Administration and that the budget which was submitted to the state was different from the one which was presented to the convention for the discussion at Monday’s meeting. She said that the commission had rearranged the budget and cited two examples, one of which was a $5,500 item for legal fees in the Register of Deeds budget which the Convention had intended to pay the legal bills which she had run up in her dispute with county commissioners over the management of her office. The other was a $50,000 reduction in the nursing home activities department which Worsman said had not been authorized by the convention. County Administrator Debra Shackett said that the $5,500 line in the Register of Deeds budget was not an official account and would not be paid and that the reduction in the

activities department line item was made by commissioners when they rearranged the budget to meet the $600,000 reduction the convention had made to the budget proposed by the commission. The convention and commission have been at odds over who has lineitem control over each and every item in the county budget, with the delegation asserting that it does have that power while the commission believes that authority is limited to the broad subtotals that define departments, such as the nursing home. ‘’The commission does not believe the convention has authority to create a line item,’’ said Shackett. Rep. Robert Greemore (R-Meredith) said it made little sense for the convention to work on the budget and then have the commission rearrange it.’’Maybe we should just give you a bottom line budget if that’s what you’re going to do.’’ Rep. Dennis Fields (R-Sanbornton) said that the budget process should work the subcommittees and that process wasn’t allowed by the convention’s leadership, leading to the current situation. The prospect of the dispute ending up in Superior Court troubles Rep. see next page

from preceding page another Bill of Rights contained in the N.H. Constitution? It governs life within our state. The second article of the New Hampshire Constitution reads: “All men have certain natural, essential, and inherent rights — among which are, the enjoying and defending life and liberty; acquiring, possessing and protecting property; and, in a word, of seeking and obtaining happiness. Equality of rights

under the law shall not be denied or abridged by this state on account of race, creed, color, sex or national origin.” I think the New Hampshire landscape needs protecting now more than ever! And I believe New Hampshire officials ought to try and be cognizant of their duty to protect landscape and property under threat. Ray Cunningham Bridgewater


Gunstock gets county OK for $750,000 revenue anticipation note BY ROGER AMSDEN

LACONIA — The Belknap County Convention has approved a $750,000 Revenue Anticipation Note for the Gunstock Mountain Resort by a 16-2 vote. The vote Monday night came following a presentation by Gunstock General Manager Gregg Goddard and members of the Gunstock Area Commission on the role played by the borrowing in allowing the county-owned recreation area to gear up for the upcoming ski season. Goddard said it was his 20th presentation to the convention on the RAN notes, which he said provide a short-term cash flow for Gunstock, which still receives 70 percent of its total revenue from skiing operations in a 100 day period from mid-December to late March, despite the addition of new summer attractions such as its longest in North America zip line and treetop adventure park. The amount sought has ranged from $625,000 to $1.2 million in recent years, according to Goddard, who said the $1.2 million was sought when the bridge over Poor Farm Brook was being rebuilt and there was going to be a lag time before federal and state reimbursements were received. He said that during the summer months Gunstock has spent $2.1 million preparing for the winter and will see a negative cash flow during the late fall until Christmas break skiing starts to produce positive revenues. Goddard said Gunstock’s budget is based on 168,000 skier visits a year, and that while the ski industry as a whole is not growing Gunstock has been able to retain loyal skiers and looks to increase the revenue from each customer in order to enhance revenues.

Unlike larger ski areas to the north, Gunstock, which is the closest large ski area to Boston and the fifth-largest ski area in the state, is based on the day trip market. He said that there is also a strong customer base of second home owners who are using their property yearround who ski at Gunstock, which also has an outreach program to area schools which brings in local skiers. Goddard responded to a series of written questions about Gunstock’s viability and profitability from the County Convention and said that Gunstock was in a sound financial position with profits in five of the last six years and assets exceeding liabilities. Asked if the need for a cash flow infusion will ever end, Goddard said hat it wouldn’t happen right away. He said Gunstock was trying to stabilize its reserve funds for operating and capital expenses and has a goal of $1 million for operations and $500,000 for capital expenses. Currently it has $20,000 in operating revenue reserve and $91,000 in capital reserve. He said that the operating revenue reserve account had risen to $700,000 before it was depleted by the virtually snowless winter of 2011. Gunstock continues to pay the county $175,000 per year based on the terms of a memorandum of agreement reached with the county which extends through 2016. Chuck Lowth, chairman of the Gunstock Area Commission, said there was no plan to increase that amount paid to the county. Goddard said that while it was good to build up operating cash to the point where there was no need for future RANs, that short-term borrowing at a cost of about $5,000 for a $750,000 RAN ‘’was not a bad thing to do. We shouldn’t be sitting on a lot of cash.’’

from preceding page David Huot (D-Laconia) who said that there was nothing more alarming to him than the prospect of county budget procedures being decided by a judge. ‘’The last person I would want to see setting the budget format is a Superior Court judge. They have no legislative experience or experience in county government.’’ said Huot. He said that he had tried to get support in the Legislature for putting together a bill which would address the flaws with county laws which the dispute had revealed but found no one willing to work with him. Rep. Jane Cormier (R-Alton) said

there was a lack of clarity in state laws dealing with county budget procedures and that she wished that it was different. ‘’How do we go forward without knowing which budget we’re working on? This is not the way to do business,’’ said Cormier. Greemore said ‘’what we have here is a mismatch because for the first time we sat down and looked at the budget. Rep. Herb Vadney said that any future requests from the County Commission for budget transfers should be turned down until the commission used the budget which had been approved by the County Convention.


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BELMONT — There were only 16 members of the Class of 1961 at Belmont High School and during Saturday’s Old Home Day celebration 14 of them showed up at the Main Street home of Janice Strople Sawyer for a class reunion. It was the first time in 52 years, ever since high school graduation night, that some of the former classmates had seen each other said Sawyer, who said that she got the idea for the reunion last winter. ‘’It was a January project to get me through the cold weather,’’ said Sawyer. ‘’I kept running into some of the members of the class at Market Basket and thought that it might be a good idea for all of us to get together. Well, eight months later, we did and it was a really fun gathering.’’ She said that remarkably all 16 members of Belmont High School Class of 1961 held a reunion on Belmont Old Home Day at the home of Janice the graduating class Strople Sawyer on Main Street. Shown are, back row, left to right: Lorraine Bickford Hancock, Noel are still alive and Kenyon, Bob Hamel, Linda Gilbert Dalton, Claudia Sharps Goyette, Fred Firth; front row: left to right: that the reunion also Carol Young Marden, Mary Jane Binette, Norma Getgen Alexander, Sandy Clairmont Clark, Sharon included members of Stickney Johnson, Janice Strople Sawyer, Carole Wareing Morin (Ed Engler photo) the class who dropped out or moved away before graduation, as well as one reunion included Norma Getgen Alexander, who of their teachers, Madeline Tickess, 93, who today drove all the way from Williamsport, Pa., and Mary lives in Franklin. Jane Binette, who came up from Kentucky. Sawyer said that she lived in the Main Street Sawyer said that John Walker, who lives in Monhome where the reunion was held with her parents, tana, wasn’t able to attend the reunion but had paid Harold and Sylvia Strople, who managed the Taylor a visit to Belmont in May. Home in Laconia for many years, starting in 1951 Thirteen of the classmates posed for a picture and moved back there from Gilmanton several years during the parade and another Roberta St. Jean, ago. who lives in Florida, arrived before Old Home Day She said that those making long trips for the festivities were over.

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90th Bike Week finishes in the black BY MICHAEL KITCH THE LACONIA DAILY SUN

LACONIA — The 90th running of Motorcycle Week again returned a profit for the city as revenues of $164,007 topped expenses of $138,774 to yield a balance of $25,232. Since the rally was removed from the general fund budget and the special revenue fund was established in the 2006-2007 municipal budget, revenues from licensing, rentals, fees and concessions have totaled $1,247,518, which, less expenses of $1,111,378, leaves a current balance of $136,139. Expenses include not only the costs MERGER from page 2 combined company. Paul Denis, a Washington antitrust lawyer hired by US Airways, said Tuesday would be the Justice Department’s “best day” in the matter. “They got to hold their press conference. Now they’ve got to try their case in court,” he said. Tom Horton, CEO of American Airlines parent AMR Corp., said the companies had spent months trying to convince the Justice Department that the merger would help customers and boost competition by creating a tough new rival to larger airlines United and Delta. AMR has been operating under bankruptcy protection since Novemfrom preceding page privately rests with those whose reputations may be at stake, not with the selectboard. There is no record of the selectboard discussing and deciding to begin removal proceedings in pubic session. Nor did the board offer to meet with Bartlett or Ryerson either privately or publicly at their discretion. They only learned their conduct was in question when they were confronted with the choice to tender their resignations or undergo a public hearing a week after the non-meeting on July 18.

incurred from managing the annual rally, consisting primarily of police and emergency services, but also capital purchases funded with proceeds from the special revenue fund. These include police cruisers, fire apparatus and defibrillators. This year the cost of hosting the rally was less than the $160,950 budgeted. The expense of out-of-town police and overtime for local officers amounted to $76,329, compared to the $105,000 budgeted. On the other hand, at $17,455 the cost of trash collection was twice the $8,700 budgeted and a number of lesser expenses also exceeded projections.

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Veterans of Korean Conflict honored in ceremony in Tilton By Michael Kitch THE LACONIA DAILY SUN

TILTON — The Korean Conflict, too often known as America’s forgotten war, was remembered yesterday within days of the 60th anniversary of the armistice that ended the bloodshed at the New Hampshire Veterans Home where 62 of its residents — eight of them women — who served during the war were commemorated. “It’s very humbling to see people who made sacrifices so long ago,” Army Lt. Col. Dennis Snelling began. He told the more than 100 veterans, many in wheelchairs, guests and caregivers that as he has traveled the country presiding at like ceremonies “the common refrain has been, ‘Don’t let the American people forget us.’” Snelling presented the veterans, including nearly a dozen from the Lakes Region, with a certificate hon-

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WATER SKI from page one time during the 1970s. ‘’In the 1950s water skiing was the fastest growing recreational sport in the entire country and the Lakes Region was right in the thick of it. The 1954 national water ski championships were held right at Opechee Point and thousands of people showed up to watch. This is really a big part of our local history,’’ says Scribner. There were two major water ski clubs at that time, the Weirs Ski Club and the Winnisquam Boat & Ski Club, which organized the events. Larry Brown was the president and organizer of the Weirs Ski Club and ran Cove Craft, whose products included water skis. A New Hampshire Profiles magazine article from 1953 said the club would put on 13 shows during the summer and attracted audiences of thousands to Weirs Bay, Alton Bay, and Meredith, where they staged exhibitions both during the daylight hours and at night. Club members competed at Lake Placid in the 1952 nationals where Bill Goodhue won the Veterans’ Class in jumping, for men over 35, and was third in the Veterans’ Overall Championships. Jack Beattie and Dick Binette placed high in Junior Boys’ jumping, and Bill Trudgeon jumped off a tie for third place with Dick Pope Jr., in the Senior Men’s Division. One of the club’s girl skiers, Colleen Gallant, was chosen Miss New Hampshire, and went to the Atlantic City Beauty Pageant where she demonstrated water-skiing in the talent division, by means of color movies taken

on Lake Winnipesaukee. In the 1960s the emphasis shifted to high speed long-distance races with skiers like Brad Thompson and Gretchen Schwartzwelder leading the pack and those kind of races remained popular into the late 1970s when the sport gradually died out. Scribner says that the increasing boat traffic on the lakes and liability insurance concerns led to its demise. But the boats which were used like Magnums, Sidewinders and a Hydrostreams are still around, mostly 16 footers with 150 horsepower engines, although some had 200 horsepower according to Scribner. Ron Lien of Gilford, who was on the same race team as Frank Cook, says that he and Cook switched off on the Winnipesaukee and Winnisquam races from year to year and that he once reached 94 miles per hour on water skis while towed by a boat with a blown drag engine. On July 20 this year about a dozen water skiers got together for a run which took them from the Winnipesaukee Yacht Club dock in Gilford and around Parker Island, a 15-mile run, and Gary Cook, also a water ski racer, who was out with his Black Magnum race boat, saw his boat sink in 47 feet of water between Diamond Island and Tuftonboro Neck. ‘’I was lucky. A passing boater picked me up and stayed with the sunken boat. We got a crew together from Lakeshore Park and I dove down with others and we recovered it. It only took 45 minutes after we got it out of the water before we had the engine running,’’ said Cook.

from preceding page made and hardships endured by the forces in Korea, he eyed his certificate and said, “It doesn’t kind of seem right.” A video, produced by the government of the Republic of Korea, recalled the carnage and destruction of the war while expressing the gratitude of the Korean people to the men and women of the American armed forces who, together with their United Nation allies, repulsed the invasion by North Korea and checked the advance of Communist China. With liberation

and peace, Korea embarked on reconstruction and development and now ranks as the tenth strongest economy in the world. To the veterans of the conflict, the Koreans proclaimed “You will always be our heroes.” “I’ll be honest,” said U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter, who represents the 2nd Congressional District, “I invited myself here today. She said that her uncle flew in the Korean Conflict and remembered “people didn’t talk about the Korean War.” She assured the assembled veterans, “We know your stories and we are grateful to all of you.”

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two and struck out four. Recalled from Triple-A Buffalo to face the Red Sox in his first Blue Jays appearance since Aug. 2, Todd Redmond allowed three hits in 5 1-3 shutout innings. He walked one and struck out five. The Blue Jays opened the scoring in the fifth when Brett Lawrie hit a one-out double, went to third on a fly ball and scored on an RBI single by Arencibia, whose hit snapped an 0-for-23 slump. The Red Sox loaded the bases with one out in the sixth, but Toronto escaped when Brett Cecil struck out Mike Napoli and got Stephen Drew to fly out. Toronto’s Jose Reyes walked to begin the bottom of the sixth and went to second on Rajai Davis’ grounder. One out later, third base coach Luis Rivera waved Reyes around on a sharp single to right by Encarnacion, but Victorino made a strong throw to the plate to retire Reyes and end the inning. For Victorino, it was his eighth assist of the season. Having kept the deficit at one, the Red Sox took the lead with a two-run, three-hit seventh. Cecil left after striking out Saltalamacchia but Middlebrooks doubled off Sergio Santos, then scored on Ellsbury’s single.

KWIATKOWSKI from page one way, he contracted hepatitis C. According to the plea agreement filed Monday, Kwiatkowski told investigators he had been stealing drugs for more than a decade and his actions were “killing a lot of people.” He wasn’t charged directly in anyone’s death, but the plea agreement says his actions played a “contributing role” in one person’s death. Hepatitis C can cause liver disease and chronic health issues. Instead, Kwiatkowski is accused of stealing painkiller syringes from Exeter Hospital’s cardiac catheterization lab and replacing them with saline-filled syringes tainted with his blood. Forty-six people in four states in hospitals where Kwiatkowski worked have been diagnosed with the same strain of hepatitis C he carries: 32 patients in New Hampshire; seven in Maryland, six in Kansas and one in Pennsylvania. One of the Kansas patients died. With his plea, Kwiatkowski will avoid criminal charges pertaining to patients outside New Hampshire. At least two dozen civil lawsuits related to his case are pending, most of them against Exeter Hospital. In New Hampshire, several of the patients have experienced serious health complications, according to the agreement. Though the patients aren’t identified by name, the

agreement describes the seven whose experiences formed the basis of the criminal charges. The five men and two women range in age from the 40s to the 80s. One remembers getting two doses of the painkiller fentanyl but not feeling much differently afterward. He now has trouble controlling his diabetes and sleeping through the night and is no longer able to travel for his job. Another patient had to delay surgery because of liver problems caused by hepatitis C and has seen his health deteriorate. A Navy veteran in his 80s has suffered significant fatigue, and his wife says he is so afraid of transmitting the disease that he refuses to kiss her on the lips. One of the infected women has sought mental health counseling to help her deal with the uncertainty of her diagnosis, and another is fearful of exposing her grandchild to the virus. A man in his 50s hasn’t returned to work since developing hepatitis C. He remembers interacting with Kwiatkowski during his procedure, and recalls that Kwiatkowski was sweating profusely. Of the seven patients, Kwiatkowski was assigned to assist with only two of their procedures. In four of the other cases, he was on duty but not assigned to the patients. In the remaining case, he came in on his day off and insisted on staying even though he was told he could go home, according to court documents.

SPACE FOOD from page 2 sunshine and wind on our faces.” The six researchers were selected by the University of Hawaii and Cornell University for the NASA-funded study to prepare meals from a list of dehydrated, preserved foods that are not perishable. They examined pre-prepared meals similar to what astronauts currently eat, and concocted meals themselves in an attempt to combat malnourishment and food boredom. Members did their cooking in a two-story dome with small sleeping quarters, an exercise room and

of course, a kitchen. Team commander Angelo Vermeulen said Tuesday the problem with ingredients that aren’t perishable is they’re usually highly processed and lack fiber. He said he was impressed with how freeze dried products taste very similar to fresh produce. But what is also important for future space missions is comfort food, he said. A favorite among the crew: Nutella, the chocolate-hazelnut spread. “It’s something we craved,” he said. “We had a limited supply so we had to ration it.”

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Gwendolyn Hamel, 90 LACONIA — Gwendolyn C. (MacLennan) Hamel, RN, 90, of 406 Court St. and formerly of 25 Union Ave., Laconia, and 29 Gould Ave., Meredith, died at the Saint Francis Rehabilitation and Nursing Center on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013. Mrs. Hamel was born Oct. 28, 1922, in Revere, Mass., the daughter of the late Donald C. and Mattie (McKeen) MacLennan. Mrs. Hamel graduated from Plymouth High School in 1940 and from the Laconia Hospital School of Nursing in 1944. She worked as a registered nurse at the Laconia Hospital for several years on the obstetrics ward. She enlisted in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II where she attained the rank of lieutenant. After her enlistment, she worked for the Laconia State School for 13 years until her retirement. Mrs. Hamel was a longtime resident of the Lakes Region area. She was a member of the Calvary Bible Church, the 50-Plus Club, the Women’s Christian Club and a member of the Alumni Association of the Laconia Hospital School of Nursing. Mrs. Hamel loved sports, especially Little League baseball and high school football, yard sales, dance recitals, crafts, reading and listening to music. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Guy L. Hamel II and his wife, Kathleen Hamel, of Augusta, Maine; two daughters, Patricia Feeney of Gilford and

Kathy Hamel of Holderness; five grandchildren, Jason Dunn of Northfield, Jennifer Oldenberg of Thornton; Beth Osborne of Augusta, Maine, Guy Hamel of Florida and Lee Hamel of Augusta, Maine; nine great-grandchildren, Maya Hamel and Calleigh Hamel, both of Florida, Connor Osborne, Cameron Osborne and Colin Osborne, all of Maine, Trinity Dunn and Trent Dunn, both of Gilford and Turner Oldenberg and Libby Oldenberg, both of Thornton and several nephews and nieces. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Hamel was predeceased by her husband of 42 years, Lawrence “Bud” E. Hamel, and by her sister, Verna Hibbard. The family would like to thank the staff at the Saint Francis Rehabilitation and Nursing Center for their care given to Mrs. Hamel. There will be no calling hours. A graveside service will be held at the family lot in South Road Cemetery, Belmont, on Friday, Aug. 16, 2013 at 1 p.m. For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Calvary Bible Church, PO Box 1, Meredith, NH 03253 Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to


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Dorothy Cook, 81 LACONIA — Dorothy M. Cook, 81, of 92 Water St., died at the Laconia Rehabilitation Center on Monday, Aug. 12, 2013. Mrs. Cook was born Feb. 7, 1932 in Philadelphia, the daughter of the late George and Laura (Gerhart) Toomey. She resided in Lakeland, Fla., for several years before moving to Laconia in 2011. She had been employed as a LPN. Mrs. Cook is survived by a son, Warren Cook, of Laconia; a nephew, Jonathan Earl and a greatnephew, Ethan Earl, both of Orangevale, Calif. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Cook was predeceased by her husband, Robert C. Cook on Aug. 31,

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Next in Squam Speaker Series: Why have white pines lost so many of their needles? HOLDERNESS — A speaker will discuss the health of white pines at the Squam Lakes Association Resource Center this Thursday at 7 p.m. for the Squam Speaker Series: White Pine Health. Martha Carlson, Ph.D. candidate at the University of New Hampshire will present a program on her research on why white pines have lost lots of their needles. Martha and her husband grow white pines and other trees in Sandwich. She’s been studying the impact of climate change on their sugar maples. And she coordinates a UNH research program regarding the impacts of ozone on white pines. School children across New England have been collecting samples of pines for 22 years. In 2011, for the first time, the students documented the dramatic loss of needles. Something shocked the pines in 2010. That made

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LACONIA — Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice will be holding three information sessions for anyone interested in becoming a hospice volunteer. The first session will take place on Thursday, August 22 at 10 a.m. at the Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice Corporate Office in Laconia. The second session will be held on Thursday, September 5 at 1:30 p.m. at Gilford Public Library. The final session will be held on Tuesday, September 10 at 10 a.m. at the Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice

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LACONIA — The Lakes Region Art Association will hold its up-coming meeting on Monday, August 19, at the Woodside Building Conference Center at the Taylor Community, 435 Union Avenue, Laconia. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. The guest speaker will be Dayna Talbot, an artist living and working in New England, whose primary focus is oils and encaustic prints. Creating has long been Dayna’s passion and she has always enjoyed

the process of making art. Her style blends realism and abstraction using patterns of nature. She creates monoprints and monotypes and will discuss these in her presentation. Association meetings are open to the general public. For additional information contact Gisela Langsten, 1st Vice President, Lakes Region Art Association at 603/293-2702.

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Author Susan Branch signing books at Innisfree MEREDITH — Innisfree Bookshop will be hosting a Susan Branch signing on August 21 from 2-4 p.m. Branch will be signing her latest book “A Fine Romance - Falling in Love with the English Countryside”. Susan Branch is the American author of twelve best-selling “Heart of the Home” lifestyle books, all of them painstakingly hand-written and watercolored, books about cooking, gardening, homemaking, family, best friends, entertaining and the little

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MANCHESTER — Fine furniture lovers are invited to join four furniture masters, one invited artist, and two emerging artists in an “Evening with the Masters” high atop the Ossipee Mountain Range at Castle in the Clouds in Moultonborough on Sunday, August 18. The evening’s program begins at 5:30 p.m. with a wine and crudité reception followed by the masters’ presentation of their work. After the presentations, guests are invited to chat with the masters and examine their works

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HOLDERNESS — The Pemi Fish and Game Club will host two family-friendly, hunting oriented 3-D archery shoots at the club grounds, 295 Beede Road, on Sunday, Aug. 25 and Sunday, Sept. 8. Each will have two rounds of McKenzie 3-D targets in hunting situations, at a maximum distance of35 yards. There will be at least 18 targets presented on each round and participants will decide which ones to skip to get their 15 scores. Divisions are available all ages. Registration will be held from 7 a.m. to noon. The registration fee is $15 for adults, $25 for two in a family, $10 for youth, and 30 for families. For more information call 968-9944 or email

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LACONIA — Bank of New Hampshire was honored at the Central New Hampshire chapter of the Granite United Way’s Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony with The Nighswander-Chertok Award. The Nighswander-Chertok Award recognizes a supporting partner that utilized best fundraising campaign practices over the past year which led to significant community impact. Best practices include, but are not limited to, executive and board engagement, goal setting and benchmark publicizing, employee education and engagement, incentives to participate, community leadership development practices and corporate financial commitment. In addition to employee contributions and the banks match, Bank of New Hampshire’s United Way Committee coordinated fundraisers such as an intranet auction, jeans days, cookbook sales, bake sales and a cutest pet photo contest to raise a record

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MEREDITH — The Friends of the Meredith Library are pleased to announce the upcoming book sale, Friday, August 23 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday, August 24 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. with Member Preview on Thursday, August 22 from 2:30-7 p.m.. The sale will be held in the Function Room of

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Steve Blunt performing at Ashland Library on August 24

ASHLAND — Music teacher, singer and storyteller, Steve Blunt will perform at 7 p.m. on Saturday, August 24, on the lawn of the Ashland Town Library. Blunt will perform his mostly humorous original compositions as well as traditional American and multicultural songs. Blunt began creating songs for children in the mid 1990s, while teaching middle school English and raising a young daughter. He had performed widely at schools and libraries throughout New Hampshire and New England.

This free family program, fun for all ages, is the last of three summer concerts sponsored by the Ashland Town Library. Audience members should bring their own chairs or blankets. Free refreshments, drinks and popcorn, will be served. Blunt’s CDs will be for sale. The Library is located at 41 Main Street, in downtown Ashland, at the junction of Routes 3 and 25 with Route 132. In the event of rain, the program will be held in the Ashland Booster Clubhouse at 99 Main Street, on Routes 3 and 25. For more information, call the Library at 968-7928.

LACONIA — A Debt Triage Workshop will be offered by the Laconia Area Community Land Trust (LACLT) on Thursday, August 22, from 6-8:30 p.m. The workshop takes place in the Birch Room of the Woodside Building at the Taylor Community. The class will cover budgeting, cutting waste, changing behaviors, prioritizing debt, credit repair, improving and understanding credit reporting, and more. Designed for those on a tight budget, the class will also focus on financial preparation to achieve specific goals, such as reducing debt, reestablishing credit or preparing to own a home. Learn to eliminate waste, prioritize expenses, understand your spending habits, stretch your dollars, and get on the path to healthy spending habits. Learn tips and strategies for saving. All class participants are eligible for individual budget/credit counseling. Advance registration is required. To register call Debra Drake, Homeownership Director of LACLT at 524-0747 or email

Gilford Community Church hosting Old Home Day Summer Fair

The Gilford Community Church will be holding its annual Old Home Day Summer Fair in conjunction with Gilford’s Old Home Day weekend. The fair will be held on Friday, August 23 from 4-7 p.m. and Saturday, August 24 from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Gilford Community Church at 19 Potter Hill Road in Gilford. All the old favorites will be offered in the church parking lot including the Chuck Wagon, live music, ice cream, and fried dough. Inside the Youth Center there will be toys and games for sale and a silent auction. Inside the church there will be a White Elephant in the Fellowship Hall, along with homebaked goods, linens, books, and jewelry. A luncheon will be served. The Rotary Pancake Breakfast will be served in the Youth Center on Saturday morning from 7 to 10 a.m. from preceding page niture lovers from across the Lakes Region. We’re delighted to be returning again this year and look forward to both seeing old friends and making new acquaintances.” A $10 donation is requested for admission and will benefit the Castle Restoration Fund. For additional information, phone (603) 476-5900 or visit http://


Prescott Farm, Wesley Woods joining forces to put on mix and mingle event LACONIA — Prescott Farm and Wesley Woods have partnered to create a Mix & Mingle 60s, 70s, 80s style at the farm on Saturday, Aug. 17 from 4:30-6 p.m. Join those that do remember those times for a fun and relaxing evening with adults from all over the Lakes Region. While enjoying light refreshments, you’ll have the chance to meet others interested in spending time outside: natural history, hiking, gardening, etc. There will also be a chance to tour Prescott Farm’s beautiful gardens and a brief introduction to the opportunities available at Prescott Farm. Appetizers will be provided by Moulton Farm. Wesley Woods is an active living

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Union Church singer and greeter

ture to Peterson, whether running the international organization Music Education for the Handicapped, organizing international symposia, or hitchhiking with her children through Europe. She traveled behind the Iron Curtain in the 1980s and, since her divorce after thirty-three years of marriage, has made two around the world solo backpacking trips. Peterson co-wrote a play, “Thank You Dear,” produced in Deerfield, Mass., and has had her essays published in the New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor, and New York Newsday. Her book “Madam, Have you Ever Really Been Happy? An Intimate Journey through Africa and Asia” was published in June 2005. The book chronicles her first trip around the world, carrying only one backpack, a camera, journals, an open ticket and making her way with no reservations through an unknown, sometimes scary, sometimes funny, but always remarkable world. For further information about this event, call 569-2428 or visit www.

CALENDAR from page 19 workshop at 668 Main Street in Laconia (same building as Village Bakery). 998-4012. Narcotics Anonymous meeting. 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 18 Veterans Square in Laconia. TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) group meeting. 5:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church in Meredith.

TOMORROW’S EVENTS Musical performance “Nunsense” presented by the Little Chruch Theater in Holderness. 8 p.m. For more information or to purchase tickets call 968-2250. 9th Annual Charity Golf Tournament held by the Lakes Region Builders and Remodelers Association. Registration begins at noon followed by shotgun start at 1 p.m. at Ridgewood Country Club in Moultonborough. Barbecue dinner served. For more information visit “Lizzie Borden Took and Axe or Did She?” program hosted by the Gilmanton Year-Round Library. 7 p.m. at the Gilmanton Year-Round Library. Presentation titled “Bald Eagles: The Story of Their Recovery in N.H.” lead by wildlife biologist Chris Martin. 7:30 p.m. at the Loon Center in Moultonborough. For more information call 476-5666. 6th Annual Car Show at Forestview Manor in Meredith. 5:30-7 p.m. Non-perishable food item for donation requested. For more information or to RSVP for the car show call 279-3121.

With only two Sundays remaining in this summer season for the Union Church on Meredith Neck Road, Kelly Sturmer, left, and Trustee Karen Thorndike, right, will be singing and greeting, respectively, at the 10 a.m. August 18 service. Graduating from Inter-Lakes High School in 1990, Sturmer has a BA degree from Mount Holyoke College, majoring in music. She resides in Hollis, Maine, with her husband and two boys. Giving the message on Sunday, is returning minister, Rev. Al Mather from Holderness, currently a retired UCC minister, who spent most of his career in business. The Union Church welcomes all to its services. (Courtesy photo)

Food pantry collecting school supplies GILMANTON — The Gilmanton Community Church (GCC) bag sale is being conducted at the GCC thrift shop and will run until Saturday, Aug. 24. Both summer and winter clothing is available for the entire family for just $5 per brown bag. The GCC Food Pantry has begun collecting school supplies for its “Back to School” program. Some suggested items for donation are: pencils, 1” binders with

a clear front insert, 3” binders with a clear front insert, notebook filler paper, notebook dividers, pens, highlighters, erasers, washable markers, rulers, pocket folders that will fit in a three ring binder, colored pencils and backpacks. All items need to be dropped off at the GCC pantry by Saturday, Aug. 17. For more information call Jane Sisti at 364-7437.

Tilton Sports Center holding open house TILTON — The Tilton Sports Center, which features a 10,000 square foot indoor turf field, will hold an Open House on Saturday, Aug. 17 and Sunday, Aug. 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. Located on Autumn Drive, the facility offers indoor soccer, lacrosse, field

AutoServ hosts the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours. 4-7 p.m. at its headquarters at exit 20 off of I-93 in Tilton. For more information call 5245531. Awakening Within Sufi teaching class presented by the Heart of the Lakes Sufi Center. 7 p.m. in the Alliance Room of the Unitarian Universalist Society of Laconia, 172 Pleasant Street, Laconia. For more information call 832-3550. Performance of Much Ado About Nothing held at the Sandwich Fairgrounds Stage. 2 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for seniors/students. For tickets or more information call 986-6253, email, or visit Performance of Hansel and Gretel featuring professional actors from the Papermill Theater in Lincoln. 2 p.m. at the Silver Center for the Arts at Plymouth State University. Tickets are $6 per person. NH Music Festival Concert Series finale featuring the Festival Orchestra conducted by Donato Cabrera. 8 p.m. at the Sliver Center in Plymouth. For more information or to purchase tickets call 535-2787 or visit silver. The group Santa Croce performs as part of the Town of Bristol Summer Concert Series. 6:30 p.m. in the Shop n’Save Concert Pavilion at Kelly Park in Bristol. Jim Barnes performs as part of the 2013 Franklin Concerts in the Park series. 6:30 p.m. at Odell Park. Rain location is the Franklin Opera House. Dig Deep Open House at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. 6-8 p.m. For more information regarding the Open House visit or call 286-

hockey, softball and football and is currently signing up players and teams for fall and winter leagues. It is available for field rentals and birthday parties. For more information call 603-5287600 or visit www.tiltonsportscenter. com.

8971. Events at the Gilford Public Library. Conversational French 3:30-4:30 p.m. Crafter’s Corner 6-7:30 p.m. Foreign Movie Night 7-9 p.m. Events at the Meredith Public Library. Knotty Knitters 10 a.m. to noon. FamilySearch and other Free Genealogy Resources 10:30-11:30 a.m. Lego Time! 3:30-4:30 p.m. Tough Guy Movie Night featuring film Jack Reacher 5:307:45 p.m. The film is rated PG-13. Al-Anon Meeting at the Congregational Church Parish House (18 Veterans Square) in Laconia. 8 to 9:15 p.m. each Thursday. Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 645-9518. Plymouth Area Chess Club meets Thursdays from 7-9 p.m. at Starr King Fellowship, 101 Fairgrounds Road. Form more information call George at 536-1179. American Legion Post 1 Bingo. Every Thursday night at 849 N. Main Street in Laconia. Doors open at 4 p.m. Bingo starts at 6:30. Knitting at Belmont Public Library. 6 p.m. Chess Club at the Goss Reading Room (188 Elm Street) in Laconia. 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. each Thursday. All ages and skill levels welcome. We will teach. Giggles & Grins playgroup at Family Resource Center in downtown Laconia (719 No. Main Street, Laconia). Free group for parents children from birth through age 5. For more information call 524-1741. Heart of the Lakes Sufi Center monthly class. 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Society in Laconia. Classes are free and run one hour. All are welcome. For more information call 832-3550 or email

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Wesley Arts presenting variety show at Methodist Church on Sunday GILFORD — Comedy, vocalists, dancers and instrumentalists will join together to entertain at a Variety Show on Sunday, Aug. 18 at 3 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Gilford. The Wesley Arts Committee of the church has put together a lively program which will be followed by dessert. This marks the 20th year that the church has brought a summer dessert theater to the Lakes Region. Director, Karen Jordan, has chosen a variety of performers from Betty Welch and Ben O’Brien on the piano to Patsy and Rob Tacker, Rev. Tom Getchell-Lacey and Kathy Smith doing music with guitar. Karen Jordan, Bo Guyer, Patte Sarausky, Lynn Dadian, and Kathy Blake will perform Broadway numbers while Randall Sheri performs the clas-

sic, Because. Interspersed in the program will be comedy by Hoyt Hall, Dick Walden and Peter Ayer. Phil Breton accompanies the singers and adds his comedic touch. Families bringing their talents to the show will be April Corriveau and family members Catarina, Crinna and Kaylee performing a song accompanied

by dance and Ben O’Brien and “The O’Brien Clan” performing an instrumental medley of Irish songs which he has arranged. The dessert following the show will include cake with berry topping and coffee or punch. A donation of $6 is being requested and may be paid at the door. For more information call 528-6485.

LACONIA — Join the Laconia Historical and Museum Society to see what all the “buzz” is about as Society President; Ernie Bolduc shares his first-hand experience as a beekeeper as well as his historic research about

bees and honey. This lecture will be held at the Laconia Public Library on August 19 at 7 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Donations are gratefully accepted.

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––––––– ALMANAC ––––––– Today is Wednesday, Aug. 14, the 226th day of 2013. There are 139 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 14, 1945, President Harry S. Truman announced that Japan had surrendered unconditionally, ending World War II. On this date: In 1848, the Oregon Territory was created. In 1908, a race riot erupted in Springfield, Ill., as a white mob began setting blackowned homes and businesses on fire; at least two blacks and five whites were killed in the violence. In 1935, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act into law. In 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill issued the Atlantic Charter, a statement of principles that renounced aggression. In 1947, Pakistan became independent of British rule. In 1951, newspaper publisher William Randolph Hearst, 88, died in Beverly Hills, Calif. In 1962, robbers held up a U.S. mail truck in Plymouth, Mass., making off with more than $1.5 million; the loot was never recovered. In 1963, playwright Clifford Odets, 57, died in Los Angeles. In 1969, British troops went to Northern Ireland to intervene in sectarian violence between Protestants and Roman Catholics. In 1973, U.S. bombing of Cambodia came to a halt. In 1993, Pope John Paul II denounced abortion and euthanasia as well as sexual abuse by American priests in a speech at McNichols Sports Arena in Denver. In 1997, an unrepentant Timothy McVeigh was formally sentenced to death for the Oklahoma City bombing. Ten years ago: A huge blackout hit the northeastern United States and part of Canada; 50 million people lost power. The chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, Roy Moore, said he would not remove a Ten Commandments monument from the state judicial building, defying a federal court order to remove the granite monument. Rebels lifted their siege of Liberia’s capital. Five years ago: President George W. Bush signed consumer-safety legislation that banned lead from children’s toys, imposing the toughest standard in the world. One year ago: Vice President Joe Biden sparked a campaign commotion, telling an audience in southern Virginia that included hundreds of black voters that Republican Mitt Romney wanted to put them “back in chains” by deregulating Wall Street. (Biden later mocked Republican criticism over the remark while conceding he’d meant to use different words.) Ron Palillo, the actor best known as the nerdy high school student Arnold Horshack on the 1970s sitcom “Welcome Back, Kotter,” died in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., at age 63.


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CALENDAR TODAY’S EVENTS “World War Two New Hampshire” presentation offered by the Lake Winnipesaukee Museum in Laconia. 7 p.m. at the museum located on Route 3 in Weirs Beach, next to Funspot. To RSVP call 366-5950. Hyndelrut Studios & Flowersmiths are hosting Plymouth Regional Chamber’s monthly Business After Hours. 5:30-7:30 p.m. at 584 Tenney Mountain Highway in Plymouth. For more information call 536-1001 or email info@ “Keeping the Keys” program facilitated by the Belmont Police Department and AAA of New England. 9 a.m. at Braircrest Estates Community Center in Laconia. Open to all older drivers. For more information call 267-8350. Brown Bag Luncheon Seminar hosted by the Plymouth Regional Chamber of Commerce. 1 p.m. at Pease Public Library in Plymouth. For more information or to register 536-1001 or email Belknap County Republican Committee meeting held at the Top of the Town Restaurant. 6:30 p.m. Those planning to eat should arrive around 5 p.m. Non-perishable food items are requested for donation. Technology clinic to explain the newest advances in automobile technology hosted by the Irwin Automotive Group. 5-7 p.m. at 59 Bisson and 446 Union Avenue in Laconia. Event includes food and prizes. For more information or to RSVP call 581-2935 or email alan.faro@irwinzone. com. Gilford Public Library events. Line Dancing for Beginners 9-10 a.m. Check – Out – An – Expert! 10 a.m. to noon. Social Bridge 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friends Monthly Meeting 6:30-7:30 p.m. Events at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. Story Time 10:30 a.m. to noon. Scrabble 1-3 p.m. Arts and Crafts featuring a plaster cast footprint activity 3:30 p.m. Iain MacLeod talks about his research tracking Osprey and gives an additional presentation featuring a live non-releasable Osprey. 12:30 p.m. on board the M/S Mount Washington Cruise. This program is part of the Watershed Association’s Summer Speaker Series. For more information call 581-6632. Events at the Meredith Public Library. Hedgehog Family Story Hour featuring Rocky the Therapy Dog 10-11 a.m. Teen/Tween Summer Reading program featuring coffee mug decorating activity 3-4 p.m. The Thrifty Yankee (121 Rte. 25 - across from (I-LHS) collects donations of baby clothes, blankets and hygiene items for Baby Threads of N.H. every Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 279-0607. Laconia Elders Friendship Club meeting. 1:30 p.m. at the Leavitt Park Clubhouse. People 55 and older meet each Wednesday for fun, entertainment and education. Meetings provide an opportunity for older citizens to to meet for pure social enjoyment and the club helps the community with philanthropic work. Country Acoustic Picking Party at the Tilton Senior Center. Every Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. Duplicate bridge at the Weirs Beach Community Center. 7:15 p.m. All levels welcome. Snacks. Preschool story time at Belmont Public Library. 10:30 a.m. Overeaters Anonymous offers a program of recovery from compulsive eating using the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of OA. Wednesday nights at 5:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Church in Belmont. Call/ leave a message for Elizabeth at 630-9969 for more information. Free knitting and crochet lessons. Drop in on Wednesdays any time between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. at Baby Threads

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Today’s Birthdays: Broadway lyricist Lee Adams (“Bye Bye Birdie”) is 89. Singer Buddy Greco is 87. Singer Dash Crofts is 75. Rock singer David Crosby is 72. Country singer Connie Smith is 72. Comedian-actor Steve Martin is 68. Actor Antonio Fargas is 67. Singer-musician Larry Graham is 67. Actress Susan Saint James is 67. Actor David Schramm is 67. Author Danielle Steel is 66. “Far Side” cartoonist Gary Larson is 63. Actor Carl Lumbly is 62. Olympic gold medal swimmer Debbie Meyer is 61. Actress Marcia Gay Harden is 54. Basketball Hall of Famer Earvin “Magic” Johnson is 54. Singer Sarah Brightman is 53. Rock musician Keith Howland (Chicago) is 49. Actress Halle Berry is 47. Actress Catherine Bell is 45. Rock musician Kevin Cadogan is 43. Actor Scott Michael Campbell is 42. Actor Christopher Gorham is 39. Actress Mila Kunis is 30.

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phrase that might save you is: “Well, this is one we’re not going to solve today.” CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Sitting with familiar bickering people who clearly are not getting along lately can be more cringe inducing and uncomfortable than holding your feet to a fire. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). There are some people you can’t relate to no matter how many people, places and things you might have in common. Don’t try. Move on to the next, the next, the next. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Promote yourself. Whether you do it directly or find a more creative approach doesn’t matter now. Just put yourself out there. You’re so lucky today that even a failed effort is likely to result in a better prospect. TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Aug. 14). Your confidence soars and takes your social status right along with it. In September, you’ll reevaluate life: clarifying the past and unlocking the future. October begins a serious study that will go on for years. November brings gains of personal property. Casual relationships get serious. Legal arrangements will be made. Pisces and Scorpio people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 4, 25, 7, 48 and 19.

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ARIES (March 21-April 19). Stack the odds in your favor. Instead of relying on one vehicle for getting what you want, go for it in multiple ways. It won’t be the aggressive methods that work; it will be the creative ones. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Persistence will pay, especially if what you are persistent about will benefit others. When it comes to communicating your intentions, three, four or even five calls are not too many. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). One with a strong and perhaps even intimidating presence will figure into today’s business. Don’t lower your profile or back down in any way. Free the full force of your personality. CANCER (June 22-July 22). You may find that people don’t work hard enough for your attention or that they take you for granted because you make your offerings too accessible. Is there a way to make your gifts seem rare and hard to get acquire? LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). It may be flattering to you when others imitate you, but because you never know how others are going to react to imitation, the best way will be to flatter others with sincere words. Keep looking for your very own muse. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You are the person people talk to when they want to get the word out today -- no pressure. They see you as connected and maybe more connected than you actually are, but a few phone calls will change all of that. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). It is dangerous to seek ego gratification from the final result of your efforts. For better or worse, you can’t control the response of the world. Let your whole body of work count in your own mind, and that will be enough. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Children are not the only ones who get cranky when they are hungry or tired. Keep this in mind when people around you are less than congenial. Snacks on hand and a bit of peace could turn everything around. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Steer clear of the controversy if at all possible. If your position makes this impossible, the



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NEW THRIFT SHOP Now open. Thrift & Gift. 80 Bean Rd. Center Harbor Christian Church. Come and visit our store. Lots of good, clean household items, clothing, furniture. Mon-Sat. 10am-4pm 253-8008.


Dear Annie: I’ve found a new way to get free food: dumpster diving. Several times a week, a group of us go through the supermarket dumpster at night to see what they’ve thrown away. Sometimes there’s nothing, but other times, there’s great stuff. One night, I found nine ears of corn. Another time, it was 23 packs of chicken. I’ve found honeydew melons, cherries, grapes, peppers, tomatoes, potatoes and all sorts of other goodies. I thoroughly boil the meat and poultry before eating it, and I wash the fruit and pour boiling water over it. It loses some color, but still tastes sweet. I cook all vegetables. The problem is, there’s a stigma to this. People give us dirty looks. We’re very careful not to make a mess. We leave everything spotless. But the store manager hates us. And if my mother knew about this, she’d throw a fit. I can’t figure out why this is so despised. Why should I have to pay all that money for food when I can get it for nothing? -- New York Dear New York: Most people aren’t willing to go through someone else’s garbage in order to find edible food that isn’t contaminated, rotten, partially eaten or long past the expiration date. And while we know some folks do this for economic reasons or as a protest against the “system,” most people find it distasteful and demeaning. We think the owners of groceries and restaurants are entitled to earn a living, too, and we would hope that still-edible food is donated to food pantries whenever possible. Dear Annie: I don’t know how to get rid of my pest of a neighbor. I moved to this community three years ago, after my divorce. I befriended “Joyce,” a woman in her 70s who lives two doors down. Joyce won’t leave me alone. When I entertain my fiance or friends, she is sure to walk over uninvited and interrupt

us. On several occasions, I’ve given her my business card and asked her to call first to make sure I’m not busy. It hasn’t worked. She also drinks my wine, and even though she has an extensive wine collection, she never offers to replace the bottle she consumed at my place. At times, I’ve had to shut my curtains and hide in my bedroom until she is gone. Help. -- Prisoner in My Own Home in Southern California Dear Prisoner: Joyce is lonely and either clueless or deliberately obtuse. It is a kindness to include her when you can, but you also are entitled to entertain without her. So you will need to be a bit more assertive and willing to upset her. The next time Joyce comes over unannounced and unwanted, stop her at the door and say, “Joyce, I have company. You will have to come back another time.” If she gets teary, outraged, pushy or anything else, simply repeat that she will have to come back another time. Don’t let her walk beyond the threshold. Dear Annie: This is in response to “Need To Know in Saskatoon,” the woman who disliked her dentist referring to her as “dear.” I am a busy ob-gyn. I often call my patients by some such all-purpose term of endearment when I blank out and cannot remember their given name. It only means that I am busy and forgetful and have a lot on my mind. But at the same time, I want the patient to feel closer to me than she would if I did not address her at all. Your dentist only wants you to feel relaxed and comfortable. -- Little Doctor Dear Doctor: That won’t work if the patient finds it offensive and condescending. Some people don’t mind the endearment. Those who do need to inform the doctor, and the doctor needs to take the objection seriously.

Annie’s Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. Please e-mail your questions to:, or write to: Annie’s Mailbox, c/o Creators Syndicate, 737 3rd Street, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254.


PRIVATE Dock for rent: Up to 10x30. Varney Point, Winnipesaukee, Gilford, $1000/rest of season 603-661-2883.

Business Opportunities



$_TOP dollar paid for junk cars & trucks. Available 7-days a week. P3s Towing. 630-3606 1985 Chevy 4 x 4, 1/2 ton stepside truck, 7 1/2 Fisher Plow. Runs good, lots of new parts, brand new rear bed. $1850 or BO Call 603-524-6442 after 5pm, ask for Jim. 1989 Audi Quattro- Got 32 MPG. Needs fuel line, see it today. $750. 2 tires, 195-65-R15 $45. 524-6815 1993 Saab 900 S Convertible5 speed, good condition, $1,195. 387-1577 2001 Saab 9-5- Black, 4-door sedan w/sunroof. Great condition, Runs, needs minor engine work. 150K miles. $2,000. 603-455-4135 2002 Dodge Caravan EC, PS/4-speed Auto, 89,000 miles, $3500. 524-3723

Work for yourself but not by yourself. I am looking for a few ambitious partners who want the option of unlimited earning potential. Start Part time. No lotions, potions or pills to buy. Nothing to stock! Join the leader in this billion dollar industry. Work when and where you want from a desktop or a laptop. Start up costs less than $600. I can show you how to get your first check in under a week. Everyone can use this product for business or personal use and they can save money when they do. Email your contact information to

Child Care Cotton Hill Day Care has two full time openings as of Aug 26 for any age. All meals included, pre-school program and outdoor play. Call Holly at 393-8116.


DOLLAR-A-DAY: Private Party ads only (For Sale, Lost, Autos, etc.), must run ten consecutive days, 15 words max. Additional words 10¢ each per day. does not apply to yard sales. REGULAR RATE: $2.50 a day; 10¢ per word per day over 15 words. PREMIUMS: First word caps no charge. Additional bold, caps and 9pt type 10¢ per word per day. Centered words 10¢ (2 word minimum) TYPOS: Check your ad the first day of publication. Sorry, we will not issue credit after an ad has run once, and we do not offer refunds. DEADLINES: noon the business day prior to the day of publication. PAYMENT: All private party ads must be pre-paid. We accept checks, Visa Mastercard and Discover credit cards and of course, cash. $10 minimum order for credit cards. CORRESPONDENCE: To place your ad call our offices at 527-9299 between 9 am & 5 pm, Monday through Friday; Stop by our office or send a check or money order with ad copy to The Laconia Daily Sun,1127 Union Ave, Laconia, NH 03246. You can email ads to, we will contact you for payment. OTHER RATES: For information about display ads or other advertising options, call 527-9299.

Employment Wanted

For Rent

For Rent

For Rent

Do you need help with shopping errands, appointments, or housecleaning? Reasonable rates. 998-2601

GILFORD, 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath, washer/dryer, screen porch, balcony & deck. Condo pool & tennis courts, garage, near beach, $1,000/month. 387-8293.

LACONIA1 bedroom, Court Street. $725/Month, includes heat & hot water. $725 Security, no dogs. 603-387-5929

LAKEPORT Tiny one-bedroom, first floor, 1-car parking, lake view, $130/week. Includes $30/month electric credit. No smoking, No dogs. references and credit check a must, leave message for Bob. 617-529-1838.

For Rent ALTON: 1-Bedroom mobile home on own land, $600/mo. +utilities. 603-534-7589. APARTMENTS, mobile homes. If you need a rental at a fair price, call DRM Corp. Over 50 years in rentals. We treat you better! 524-0348 or visit M-W-F, 12-5, at our new location, 142 Church St. (Behind CVS Pharmacy.) Bristol, 2+ bedrooms. Large, eat in kitchen, lots of space. 3rd floor with private entry. Beautifully restored building with! May consider one small pet. Unique layout that goes on forever. $700 per month plus utilities. First months rent, security deposit and references. Please call 603-387-6498 for more information and to make an appointment to see. BRISTOL: 1BR for $675/month & 2BR for $725/month. Heat and hot water included. 217-4141. FRANKLIN 4-Bedroom Duplex, $1000/month plus security deposit, no utilities included. Call 603-455-5648 GILFORD 1 room efficiency apartment. Great location, $650/Month, includes utilities. No smoking/No pets. 603-759-2895 GILFORD Condo: 2-bedroom partially furnished, 1.5 bath, granite counters, fireplace. Pool, tennis, washer/dryer. $1,175/month plus utilities. No pets. 617-501-8545 GILFORD Furnished 3 bedroom waterfront winter rental. Dock, washer & dryer. Available through May 31st. $900/mo. + Utilities. Oil

GILFORD- 5 bedroom 2 bath home available Sept. 1st. Newly renovated, swimming pool. $1,850/Month plus utilities. No smoking, pets allowed. 603-759-2895 GILFORD: MARINA BAY 2 Bedroom, 1 1/2 Bath pool/tennis NO PETS. $975 per month 617-605-4984 GORHAM, available Sept. 1: 4 bdrm, 1.5 bath house in town location. $900/mo. Call 207-504-1398. LACONIA2-ROOMMATES wanted to share personal home. Clean, quiet, sober environment. All inclusive, $140-$150/week. 455-2014 LACONIA large updated duplex, Fenton Ave., 1st floor, W/D hook-up. $925/month plus utilities. 387-4885 LACONIA Paugus Bay waterfront. 2-bedroom apartments, $850/Month and $775/Month + utilities & security deposit. 401-284-2215 LACONIA Southdown condo, 2BR, 3 bath, garage. No smokers. $1250 per month plus util. 271-1467 LACONIA, Large 1-bedroom, $185/week. Includes parking, heat and hot water. No pets. References & security. 455-6662. LACONIA- Big beautifu,l 4-room apartment. Parquet floors, wall-to-wall carpeting, 4-seasons, sunny, indoor porch, big backyard, nice neighborhood. $1,200/ month includes heat, hot water, electricity, basic cable, wifi. Previous rental, credit, employment, criminal background checks. No pets. No smoking.

LACONIA- 1 bedroom. Heat & hot water included, 2nd floor, ideal for single person/no pets, parking 1 vehicle. $650/Month, references required. 630-9406 LACONIA: One bedroom, 2nd floor, $690/month includes heat and HW, coin-op laundry, no dogs, no smoking. Security. 387-4885. LACONIA: spacious two bedroom apartment for rent. Rent is $702 to $844 per month with heat and hot water included. On-site laundry, storage room and off-street parking. Close to pharmacy, schools and hospital. EHO. Please call Julie at Stewart Property Mgt. (603) 524-6673 LACONIA: ELM STREET AREA 2-Bedroom, first floor. parking, W/D hookups, no smoking, no dogs, $800/ month + utilities, security/ references. 603-318-5931.

MEREDITH Waterfront Lake Waukewan 1 bedroom with outstanding views. Very private, non-smoker, no pets. $950 per month plus utilities. Call 279-8078. Could make a nice second home. MEREDITH Room for Rent- Quiet, beautiful home. Laundry, kitchen, cable TV, porch. $125/Week. 603-689-8683 MEREDITH1 bedroom apartment with kitchen and living room. $700/Month, includes heat & hot water. Security deposit required. No smoking/No pets. 279-4164

LACONIA: Gilbert Apartments. Call for available apartments. 524-4428 LACONIA: Sunny small 2 bedroom, 2nd floor. No smoking/no dogs. $190/week, includes heat/hot water. 455-5569. LACONIA: The last place youll want to live! Quiet, mature tenant wanted for stunning,1st floor fully restored Victorian 2-bedroom near downtown. Tin ceilings, maple floors, beautiful woodwork, LR, DR, Sunroom, on-site laundry, secure storage room, parking. Heated toasty warm. Come and stay forever. $900/Month. 494-4346. LAKEPORT 1 BR, great condition and neighborhood, 1st floor, W/D hook up, off street parking, includes heat & hot water. $700 plus security depost. No smoking or pets. Call Jen for application

NORTHFIELD: One bedroom 2nd floor no smoking $650/month plus utilities & security. 387-4885 ROOM/BATH House Share in Meredith/Center Harbor. Quiet, private spot back in woods. Park at door, laundry facilities, garage/workshop available. $650/Inclusive. Mature, employed only, no smoking in house.

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For Rent

For Sale

TILTON: 1-BEDROOM 3rd floor spacious apartment. Convenient location, no pets. $550/Month. plus utilities, heat. Available 9/7. Security deposit, references. 286-8200

SNAP On Toolbox- 3 piece, 32 drawer, good condition. $2,500. Call John (603) 801-3513

For Rent-Commercial AFFORDABLE yet exquisite offset waiting room + or - 300 sq.ft., over Laconia Subway. Heat, elecricity and A/C included. $385/month. Another only $190/month. Must see! 603-279-6463. LACONIADowntown. Prime storefront. approx. 900 sq. ft., ideal for snack shop, retail, etc. Good exposure & foot traffic. $750 includes heat. Also, in same building, sm storefront approx. 450 sq ft. $375 includes heat. 524-3892 or 630-4771 LACONIADowntown. Prime storefront. approx. 900 sq. ft., ideal for snack shop, retail, etc. Good exposure & foot traffic. $750 includes heat. Also, in same building, sm storefront approx. 450 sq ft. $375 includes heat. 524-3892 or 630-4771 LACONIA- Lakeport office/retail space 950sq. Ft. on Elm St. next to Union Ave. intersection. $700/Month. 738-4701

For Sale 10 inch Skil table saw, model 3400. Great condition, hardly used. Will take $100. 603-455-4135 2005 Vespa 150cc 80+mpg $2000. Magic Chef stovetop $50. Treadmill $50. All A1 condition. 279-4617 ACER 6920 Laptop. $135. Dell computer $45. HP Laptop $65. Gas weed trimmer, $45. French doors for house, $225. All good. 524-6815 ADCO RV coverPolypropylene/Tyvek. 40ft, never used, still in shipping package. Value $400, will take $300. 603-455-4135 AMAZING! Beautiful Pillowtop Mattress Sets. Twin $199, Full or Queen $249, King $449. Call 603-305-9763 See “Furniture” AD. DEWALT radial arm saw with rollaway stand. $175. AnnaLee dolls $5.-$80. 603-253-6576 DIRT BIKE Baja 150cc, 5 spd, like new - never used, $750. Regency woodstove, medium size, glass door, good cond, $400 obo. 393-2632 ELECTRIC stove works great $75/BO. Large dog crate $30/BO. Coats 20/20 tire machine, $300/BO. 630-0957 FIREWOOD: Green, Cut, split and delivered (Gilmanton and surrounding area). $200/ cord. Seasoned available $250/ cord. (603)455-8419 Golf clubs and bag, ladies left handed, $75. Call 239-272-9213 HOOSER: Over 100 years old. Also, antique desk. 630-4688 LACONIA Moving Sale- Various items including Queen Size pull out couch. 4-years old, great condition, comfortable. $100/OBO. Graco port-a-crib with dressing table attachment, $50/OBO. Stereo cabinet, glass front with shelves, $50/OBO 524-3676

SUNBRELLA Wicker 7-Piece Conversation Set, $1,600/best offer; Solid oak coffee table and end table, $50; (1) black bar stool, $15; Oil Miser hot water heater, best offer; Assorted rugs. After 5, 520-5321. Teeter Hang-up $225. 19 inch HP monitor, $40. Locally handmade fish cat bed $55. Homemade wooden cutting board $50. 603-520-0694 VANITY: 46-inches, with faucets, $200; Fiberglass Roman tub with faucets, $125; (2) 48-inch x 48-inch mirrors, $50/each; (1) 36-inch x 36-inch mirror, $25; Vanity/bathroom lights, 36-inches long, 6-bulbs, $20. 286-4372. VINTAGE wrought iron 5-piece patio set. $150 or B/O. Please call 630-2157 WESTERN Tex Tan Parade Saddle. Tooled leather, 17” seat, new condition, must see. $800. 603-393-1790 YARDMAN 6hp Tecumsah Shred der/Chipper/Vac: Self-propelled with hose extension, $500. Excellent condition. 279-0316.

Furniture AMAZING! Beautiful Queen or Full-sized Mattress/ Box-spring Set. LUXURY-FIRM European Pillow-Top Style. Fabulous Back, Hip and Leg Support, Hospitality A+ Rating! All New Factory Sealed with 10-YR Warranty. Compare Cost $1095, SELL $249. Can Delivery and Set-up. 603-305-9763

Free Free Firewood in Gilford, You pick up. Call 738-4701 FREE Pickup for of unwanted, useful items. Estates, homes, offices, cleaned out, yardsale items. (603)930-5222.

Help Wanted ADMINISTRATIVE HELP Administrative Assistant needed to work part time for a high profile real estate company. Attention to detail with the ability to complete projects in an efficient manner required. Must be able to interact with the public. Experience with Excel required. Send resume to


If you want... • To be an Independent Contractor and control your own business. • Your income to be unlimited & based on your own skills and work ethic. • To set your own work schedule and vacations. • To work outdoors and in varied locations. • To build future business with great service and client referrals. • To enjoy helping people in one of their largest financial transactions. Start up costs $1,800... Potential income: $50,000 - $90,000/year. Email

LOG Length Firewood: 7-8 cords, $900. Local delivery. 998-8626. MAYTAG Washer $100, Kenmore Washer $100, 18 Cu. Ft. Amana Refrigerator, runs great $100. 293-7815 Mens Golf Clubs- Double set plus bag. $125. 603-393-2892

MOVING SALE Oak rolltop computer desk $300. Sleep sofa with cover $100. Wall unit entertainment center Stickley style dark wood 5ft tall 5ft wide 3 ft deep $300. Kitchen island all wood with Corian top 12 drawers 4ft wide 4ft long 4ft tall. $300.

LINE COOK (ALTON) Full time year round position in

Help Wanted

COME JOIN OUR TEAM! DISHWASHERS JANITORIAL FOOD EXPEDITORS LINE COOKS CATERING CHEFS CATERING ATTENDANTS Part time, seasonal and year round positions available. All require flexible schedules with working nights, weekends and holidays. No experience necessary.

Please apply in person at:

Help Wanted

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Full-Time •Experienced Mason •Laborers

MEREDITH HANNAFORD Openings for Full/Part Time Positions

Must be able to lift 65+lbs Must be able to go on roofs

Experience Preferred, but willing to train. Open availability preferred.

Fire N Stone 539 Laconia Rd. Tilton

Apply at our Service Desk Today

NO phone calls please

Full-time Experienced Line/Prep Cook Weekends a must References Required Apply in person Main Street Station 105 Main Street, Plymouth, NH

Hart’s Turkey Farm Restaurant 233 Daniel Webster Highway Meredith, NH or email resume to


MAINTENANCE Laborer and cleaner. Part to full-time. Must have a valid NH drivers license, pass a background check. 393-6584.

Winnisquam Marine has a full time year round job opening for a receptionist in our very busy showroom. Job duties include greeting, phone, registration & stocking. Weekend days a must. Apply in person Winnisquam Marine Rte 3 Belmont, 524-8380


Help Wanted

Hannaford is an Equal Opportunity Employer MUSICIANS- Country music.looking for guitarist, bass, lead& drummer. call Bob Kent 603- 387-1918

MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT Fireside Inn & Suites is looking for a part time Maintenance Assistant. This is a year round, entry level position, weekend and on call availability a must. Some experience in plumbing, carpentry, landscaping, painting a plus as this position is an all-around handyman type of job. We are seeking hard working, reliable, detail oriented persons with the ability to work independently as well as with others. Applicants must show valid drivers license and pass a background check, they also must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Please apply in person at 17 Harris Shore Rd. Gilford, NH 03249.


Distribution ctr. in Rochester is looking to fill all depts.; Customer Service, Advertising, Set up & Display, Sales & Marketing. Entry level starts at $550/wk. $1000 sign on bonus per Co. agreement. (603)822-0220

PART-TIME Experienced Truck Driver/ Delivery person. Must have clean driving record, reliable, start immediately. Apply in person Mattressman 159 DWH Belmont. 603-524-9040 PET PARADISE: Located at the Belknap Mall has an opening for a full and part position. Flexible shifts and a love for pets is required. The FT position will be up to 40 hours per week with an emphasis on a supervisory role. The ability to work independently and with enthusiasm will be a must have for both positions. Please submit resumes with cover letter to Mike Griffeth, via email to: No phone calls please. Call backs will be handled upon successful selection of resumes. Pet Paradise is an equal opportunity employer. Successful candidates will be selected based on the desire to learn & grow with us as well as their enthusiasm and availability.

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Help Wanted

Help Wanted

PROFESSIONAL Painters needed for quality interior and exterior work in the Lakes Region. Transportation and references required. Call after 6 pm. 524-8011







Must be 16 by 10-3-13 Next Class 10-9-13 Granite State Auto School Laconia, NH


Storage Space


CLEAN DRY Storage Easy access. $65/ month. 520-4465.

BELMONT: 3 acres of dry rolling land with good gravel soils, 180' road frontage, surveyed, soil tested & driveway permit, $54,900. Owner/broker, 524-1234.

DANIEL FIFE I am a hard-working young adult. Call me at 603-254-6773. I am eager and willing to perform yard and indoor clean-up chores such as raking and pulling weeds. I can also walk your dog.

GILFORD: 8.69 acres with driveway and underground utilities installed to private building site with brook. $99,900. Owner/broker, 524-1234. LAND for sale, North Road Shelburne. Five acres, $50,000. Beautiful wooded lot, 262 frontage. (603)466-3690.

Mobile Homes We are seeking applications for a Delivery Driver for future openings in our Laconia and Meredith stores. Ideal hours for the retired person. Apply in person: 580 Union Avenue Laconia, NH WOULD you like to make a difference? The Belknap Independent Business Alliance (BIBA) is looking to expand it's Board of Directors with team members excited about supporting locally owned businesses. To find out about this rewarding opportunity please call Chris at 393-8394 or email

Home Improvements ROOFS

Metal & asphalt roofs, vinyl siding. Alstate Siding & Roofing since 1971. Insured (603)733-5034, (207)631-5518.

DAVE Waldron Maintenance: Sand, Gravel, Loam & Mulch. Excavation,Driveway/Road repair, Etc. 279-3172.



2004 mobile home in small co-op. 3-BR, 2-FB, Eat-in-kitchen, DW, new stove. Asking $35,000. Call 524-7225

• Free Window wash with exterior paint job. • Free yearly pressure wash with exterior paint job • Pressure washing as low as $99 for single story.

PARK Model, high end 2009 Kropf, with 10 ’ x 22’ adder room, absolutely beautiful with spectacular mountain and lake views, located in White Oaks RV Park, Laconia, NH. $54,900. By appointment 508-962-3267

Will beat any other reputable company!s bid! Insured with references available. 1/2 off Interior specials available

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Available for small and odd jobs, also excavation work, small tree and stump removal and small roofs! Call for more details. Dick Maltais 603-267-7262 or 603-630-0121 HOME Repairs: roofing, siding, painting, tile, concrete, repairs and chimney cleaning. 603-726-8679 Paul. JD’S LAWNCARE & PROPERTY SERVICES- Cleanups, small engine repair, mowing, edging, mulching, scrap-metal removal. 603-455-7801

Motorcycles 2005 Kawasaki Vulcan Classic 1500cc: Lowered to accommodate woman rider. 1-owner. Vance & Hines pipes, light bar, windshield, engine guard, saddle bag guards. 5,400 +/- miles. $4,800. 630-6805 after 5pm.

PIPER ROOFING Quality Work Reasonable Rates Free Estimates Metal Roofs • Shingle Roofs

Buy • Sell • Trade

(603)447-1198. Olson’s Moto Works, RT16 Albany, NH.

Recreation Vehicles 32 Southwind Motor Home made by Fleetwood. Self contained, runs excellent, nice for camping. $45,000. 707-1545

Real Estate ESTATE Sale, Cedar Lodge Penthouse Condo, Fantastic View, Marble floors, must See. Franklin 62 Acres overlooking Webster Lake. Investment potential, subdivision, make offer. 603-767-2211 ESTATE Sale, Cedar Lodge Penthouse Condo, Fantastic View, Marble floors, must See. Franklin 62 Acres overlooking Webster Lake. Investment potential, subdivision, make offer. 603-767-2211 HOUSE for sale by owner in Meredith, NH. Large raised ranch, 3 BR, 2 full baths, 12 rooms total, plus side building 16 x 24 with electric, phone and heat. Built in 2003, on a small cul/de/sack road. 5.8 acres, $310,000. 279-4692 QUALITY home in upscale Briarcrest. 2 bedrooms, dining room, living room, kitchen & utility. Full frontage screened in porch. Large garage, Large area front & back of home, under assessed value. $99,900. 527-8450 or 455-3654


Little green house on the hill on 4.5 acres, on North Road. Needs updates. Quiet beautiful area, near AMC trails and ski areas.

LACONIA 4 Family Garage Sale Friday & Saturday 8am. 59 Opechee St. Twin bed, cameras, phones, old train set, Barbie Dolls in boxes, furniture, wet suit, cat toys & clothes.

Sell A Puppy boat or car Hire a Plumber, Don’t have to look far! The Daily Sun Classifieds are the way to go, reads them, and

You Earn DOUGH!

Major credit cards accepted CALL Mike for yard cleanups, mowing, maintenance, scrapping, light hauling, very reasonably priced. 603-455-0214

CHAIR CANING Seatweaving. Classes. Supplies. New England Porch Rockers, 2 Pleasant Street in downtown Laconia. Open every day at 10. 603-524-2700.

Yard Sale FARM STAND 116 Rogers Rd, Belmont, Tuesday 12-6pm, Saturday 9am - 6pm. Artisan breads, eggs, fresh veggies when available.


Our Customers Dont get Soaked!

528-3531 2006 Honda VTX 1300 Low mileage mint condition $7,000 or best reasonable offer. Call 603-520-5198

Wanted To Buy WE buy anything of value from one piece to large estates. Call 527-8070.

MASONRY - Brick, Block, Stone. Fireplaces, patios, repairs. 603-726-8679

So tell all your neighbors and gather your friends, have a big yard sale with your odds & ends! There’s plenty of treasure throughout the Lakes Region, just check out our classifieds,


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$69/MO $248/MO


0% Available 60 Mos

Lease for 24 months with 10,500 miles per year. Buy for 84 months at 4.99% with approved credit. F.M.C.C. financing may be required. See dealer for details. $1,803 cash or trade equity, st payment, $645 acquisition fee and dealer fee due at signing. $0 security deposit with approved credit. No sales tax for NH residents. All rebates to dealer. Manufacturers programs are subject to change without notice. Ad vehicles reflect MFG rebates and all Irwin discount vouchers. Expires 8-31-2013.

35 MPG

Lease for 24 months with 12,000 miles per year. Buy for 84 months at 4.99% with approved credit. $2.999 cash or trade equity, 1st payment, $650 acquisition fee and dealer fee due at signing. $0 security deposit with approved credit. No sales tax for NH residents. All rebates to dealer. Manufacturers programs are subject to change without notice. Ad vehicles reflect MFG rebates and all Irwin discount vouchers. Expires 8-31-2013.





Stk# DJC886



Stk# DFC849


50 Prius’ Available


10 Focus’ Available


51 MPG


35 MPG

$99/MO $286/MO





Lease for 24 months with 12,000 miles per year. $2.999 cash or trade equity, 1st payment, $650 acquisition fee and dealer fee due at signing. $0 security deposit with approved credit. No sales tax for NH residents. All rebates to dealer. Manufacturers programs are subject to change without notice. Ad vehicles reflect MFG rebates and all Irwin discount vouchers. Expires 8-31-2013.

Stk# DJC901



32 Elantra’s Available


Stk# HDC565


$18,770 SALE PRICE


47 Sonata’s Available



Stk# HDT596


$23,299 SALE PRICE


36 Santa Fe’s Available

Lease for 36 (24 Months Elantra) months with 12,000 miles per year. Buy for 84 months at 4.99% with approved credit. H.M.F. may be required. $2,999 cash or trade equity, 1st payment, $595 acquisition fee and dealer fee due at signing. $0 security deposit with approved credit. No sales tax for NH residents. All rebates to dealer. Manufacturers programs are subject to change without notice. Ad vehicles reflect MFG rebates and all Irwin discount vouchers. Expires 8-31-2013.

The Laconia Daily Sun, August 14, 2013  

The Laconia Daily Sun, August 14, 2013

The Laconia Daily Sun, August 14, 2013  

The Laconia Daily Sun, August 14, 2013