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Pink-yarn-ation enjoys concert at Rotary Park A good number of people brought their lawn chairs and blankets to Rotary Park in downtown Laconia Wednesday evening to enjoy the sounds of Moulton’s Band from Sanbornton. The free event was part of the Belknap Mill Society Summer Concert Series.. Moulton’s, founded in 1889, bills itself as the state’s oldest continuously performing community band. (Laconia Daily Sun photo/Ed Engler)

Laconia multicultural in sense that many nations are represented in the population but city is still 95% ‘white’ Most political refugees who were resettled here in groups have moved on BY MICHAEL KITCH THE LACONIA DAILY SUN

LACONIA — During the 12 years since Multicultural Market Day, the city’s annual celebration of ethnic and national variety now called the Multicultural Festival,

debuted in 2001 the city has grown more diverse, but not by much. In 2000, the population numbered 16,211, of whom 15,885, or 96.8-percent, were counted as “white” while 10 years later, the population had shrunk to 15,951 with the

15,073 “whites” representing 94.5-percent of the total. Race, however, is only one measure of diversity, which masks the variety of ethnic groups and nationalities. For instance, the number of Asians in the city increased more than threefold between 2000 and 2010, see MULTICULTURAL page 9

Schlemmer claims board was playing budget games & refused to pay for time worked BY MICHAEL KITCH THE LACONIA DAILY SUN

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CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — O.J. Simpson won a small victory Wednesday in his bid for freedom as Nevada granted him parole on some of his 2008 convictions for kidnapping and armed robbery involving the holdup of two sports memorabilia dealers at a Las Vegas hotel room. But the decision doesn’t mean the 66-year-old Simpson will be leaving prison anytime soon. The former NFL star was convicted on multiple charges and still faces at least four more years behind bars on sentences that were ordered to run consecutively. The Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners released its decision in favor of Simpson’s parole request. Commissioners noted Simpson’s “positive institutional record” and his participation in programs addressing “behavior that led to incarceration.” The board noted Simpson had no previous criminal convictions and still has consecutive sentences to serve see OJ page 7

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U.S. economy grew at anemic rate of 1.7% in 2nd Q WASHINGTON (AP) — A key government report and a statement from the Federal Reserve made clear Wednesday that the U.S. economy still needs help. The economy grew at a lackluster 1.7 percent annual rate in the April-June quarter, the Commerce Department said. That was better than a revised 1.1 percent rate for the first quarter but still far too sluggish to quickly reduce unemployment. The Fed’s statement suggested it’s too

early to signal a pullback in its $85 billion a month in Treasury and mortgage bond purchases. The bond purchases have been intended to keep long-term interest rates down to spur borrowing and spending and invigorate the economy. In a statement after a policy meeting, Fed policymakers slightly downgraded their assessment of the economy. They also noted that mortgage rates, which have helped drive home sales, have risen from

record lows. And the Fed noted that inflation has remained consistently below its 2 percent target and is still a potential threat to the economy. Continued stimulus by the central bank could lead to higher inflation. Some economists said they thought the Fed was now less likely to start scaling back its bond buying in September, when many analysts have said it would probably do so. see ECONOMY page 9

Military orders Egyptian police to clear camps of Morsi supporters CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s military-backed government on Wednesday ordered the police to clear two Cairo protest camps packed with supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi, saying they posed a threat to national security and were “terrorizing” citizens. The move signaled an imminent crackdown against the heavily barricaded sit-ins — one outside a mosque in eastern Cairo and another on the other side of the city near the main Cairo University campus.

It also raised the specter of more violence after deadly clashes between police and the Islamist protesters on July 8 and last weekend left more than 130 killed. A spokesman for the Muslim Brotherhood, Gehad el-Haddad, said the Cabinet’s announcement reflected the rule of a “conspiratorial gang” that has no respect for the law. He also dismissed as unfounded claims that the sit-ins posed a threat to security. Asked if the Brotherhood would volun-

tarily break up the protest or send women and children home, he told The Associated Press: “This is an open sit-in. We don’t have control over the people. We don’t have control over them. It is a free choice.” More than 260 people have been killed since Morsi was ousted by the military on July 3, leaving the country divided between those calling for his reinstatement and millions who marched against him and his Muslim Brotherhood in a show of support see EGYPT page 10

CONCORD (AP) — A special commission will begin work in two weeks on gambling regulations for a casino New Hampshire does not have but that Gov. Maggie Hassan is again pushing lawmakers to approve. Hassan announced her three appoint-

ments Wednesday to the commission, which is to submit draft legislation on the oversight and regulation of gambling to lawmakers by Dec. 15 for consideration in 2014. Hassan lobbied heavily for a casino before lawmakers killed a proposal this year. New Hampshire has no personal income or gen-

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We don’t need political mini royals in America Can Huma save Anthony Weiner? Why Huma “stands by her man.” What is Huma thinking? These and other pseudo questions top our political news these days. One appreciates the enormous entertainment value of the repetitiously lewd former Rep. Anthony Weiner, as of this writing still a candidate for New York City mayor. But this obsession also reflects a political culture that turned our politicians’ nephews, daughters, sons and wives into mini royals. The conversation demotes the important consideration of whether these soap opera figures can serve the little people, the voters. Why Huma Abedin stays with her beyond-strange husband should be of no consequence to New Yorkers, except perhaps for the 0.001 percent of them who care about sexual propriety in others. If the electorate concludes from his antics that Weiner is out of his mind and therefore unfit to run Gotham, that’s another matter. How Huma is taking it all is her concern. The parallel between the hyperventilating coverage of Britain’s royal birth — third in line, third in line — and the forced celebration of our elected officials’ relatives is disturbing. Liz Cheney, daughter of Dick and product of the Washington suburbs, recently established primary residency in her father’s home state of Wyoming to challenge incumbent Sen. Michael Enzi for the Republican nomination. Liz’s entree to politics, chiefly as a talking head on TV, comes from her close kinship to the former vice president. Her agenda, one suspects, is to bag a senatorial seat from which to advance the Cheney financial interests in Washington. Of all the dusty towns to choose from for demonstrating her loyalty to Wyoming, Liz picked the posh ski resort of Jackson Hole. Proximity to the big money must be a comfort. Caroline Kennedy, best known as the daughter of John F. Kennedy, is President Obama’s nominee as next ambassador to Japan. It’s true that academics, business leaders and other non-career diplomats have done the job well. But what makes

Caroline Kennedy, a socialite, the best choice to represent the United States before our fourth-biggest trading partner? We get it. This is Obama payback for the Kennedy family endorsement in his race for the Democratic nomination. That doesn’t make it less aggravating. Back in 2008, there was sickening talk about the Kennedy family “passing the torch” to Obama, rather than Hillary Clinton. Years of stories detailing various Kennedy boys’ abuse of women blew that flame out long ago, except in some cliche-frozen corners of the media. Still, the torches keep getting thrown at us, as in the recent headline crowning an unusually servile New York Times piece: “Caroline Kennedy, Catching the Torch.” Imagine, she deigns to converse with ordinary folk bothering her. “Ms. Kennedy is said to be patient and gracious during these encounters, as she deflects and gently parries, leaving the other person feeling as if he or she has had a significant conversation, even if almost nothing at all was really said.” Hope the reporter got an autograph. Former Vice President Walter Mondale adds his two cents: “The Japanese will be thrilled with this news. They love the Kennedys over there. ... I think they will be honored.” I think they will be insulted. As for the American people, you wonder what kind of attention Joe Blow needing help in Tokyo is going to get from an Ambassador Caroline. At best, “a feeling” he has had a significant conversation. This plea may be futile, but Americans need reminding that politicians are here to serve us. We, the little people, have no obligation to revere their relatives. We got rid of our royals over two centuries ago. We don’t need mini royals now. (A member of the Providence Journal editorial board, Froma Harrop writes a nationally syndicated column from that city. She has written for such diverse publications as The New York Times, Harper’s Bazaar and Institutional Investor.)

Take God’s gift while you still have time. I did many years ago To The Daily Sun, Today in these uncertain times of widespread destruction from climate change to untimely deaths, God alone stands as hope and comfort. All we have to do is ask. “Prayer is the soul’s sincere desire, Uttered or expressed; The motion of a hidden fire that trembles in the breast.

Prayer is the burden of a sigh, The falling of a tear, The upward glancing of an eye, When none but God is near.” — James Montgomery (1818) The gift of eternal life is there to be received. So take God’s gift while you still have time. I did many years ago. Donald C. Poirier Belmont

LETTERS It would help if city would enforce ‘no pet’ rule on Weirs Beach To The Daily Sun, Enforcement of the “no pet” rule at Weirs Beach would probably go a long way of reducing the contamination of the water. I usually take a walk through the beach parking lot and boardwalk several times a week after 5 p.m.. There is never a day I don’t see dogs on the beach. This evening (Tuesday) I witnessed two dogs in the water and one on the beach. Enforcement of the “no pet” rule is needed, regardless of the time of day. I have seen dog waste on the ground next to the parking lot. Fines need to be levied. I moved up to Laconia 2-1/2 years ago. One of the attractions was to be able to walk to the beach with my grandchildren. In the three summers I have been here, I have not taken

the grandchildren into the water when they have visited. As a Laconia taxpayer (BTW, highest real estate taxes I have ever paid in 33 years as a homeowner) and as a Laconia Water Works rate payer, I would like to see something done. If high bacteria counts make it unsafe for swimming, what about the water we drink? Maybe a sign posted at the beach letting people know that the lake is the drinking water supply for the area might enlighten a few people. Also, rather than the sign stating that the beach is closed, “no lifeguards on duty”, how about a truthful sign that states the beach is closed due to a “high e-coli bacteria count in the water”. Dennis Robitaille Laconia

I truly appreciate all that Chief Schlemmer has done for me To The Daily Sun, Dear Chief Schlemmer: My late husband had a favorite saying when he was very astounded by events beyond his control. Now I find myself repeating his words. I was and am “Aghast and Agog” by the news of your retirement from the Center Harbor Fire Department. Who else will smile at me as I sit on the floor unable to arise? Who else will come over to drive me home late at night from the ER at LRGH, causing the nurses to gather and and ask

“Who are you? The chief himself is coming to get you! You must be someone!” Who will attempt to use an ax on my metal front door. Let me state for the record. I truly appreciate all you have done for me. Center Harbor’s Fire Department will never be the same without your willingness to help at 91 year old widow in distress. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Natalie Garrison Center Harbor

We can’t afford to have Shaheen vote to renew the Patriot Act To The Daily Sun, Who’s reading your e-mail? NSA pressured your e-mail provider to give them your passwords. (See CNET July 25, 2013). Don’t count on Senator Shaheen to stop this. She’s the same one who set the IRS dogs on you and your friends. This is all happening under the Patriot Act that has been bastardized by Shaheen’s cherished leader, Barack Obama. The Patriot Act expires in 2015. We can’t afford to have Shaheen vote for it’s renewal. President Bush only used the Patriot Act to monitor U.S. citizens in touch with suspected overseas ter-

When Obama and Shaheen took control of the Patriot Act and NSA in 2009 they took direct aim at you and your family’s privacy. Since then, terrorists killed our citizens at Ft Hood, Benghazi, Boston. We lost Seal Team 6 after the Obama administration identified their role in the killing of Osama Ben Laden. Do you feel safer? Some parts of the Patriot Act are necessary, others sacrifice our freedoms and need to be repealed to stop regimes like the Democrats using it against you. Can you afford to let Shaheen vote to reauthorize in 2015? No! Karen Testerman Franklin

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LETTERS We have been boondoggled by war profiteers & politicians To The Daily Sun, What has been our biggest endeavor — our one single achievement in the last 10 years? To be specific: What has taken our time, revenue, our sacred lives — and has been our sole occupation consuming our conscience and psyche? And most importantly, our sense of well-being and security? Simply put: Killing people in middeneastern countries that we have been told, hundreds of times over, are a danger to our safety and security. Acts of foreign terrorism here in this country, have never existed, but thwarted by alert authorities in a few well publicized cases. Not one American has been killed in a decade! Yet ... The fight against terrorism is one of the largest industries the military has ever undertaken. It has resulted in multi-billion contracts for our legislators eager to bring business to their home states (regardless of the legitimacy of the cause.) It has resulted in

the largest expenditure of money in the last decade for any other single item. By allowing this warfare to continue, we permit the military to further drain our resources and way-of life to point of no-return. We are broke: But we will put another $85 billions in Afghanistan, a country which means nothing to us, in any way. I am convinced that we have been boondoggled by war-profiteers and politicians who have made this struggle the juggernaut it is! Where is the money for health care, for disabled vets, for education, rebuilding roads and bridges, for homelessness, cities devastated by storms and tornadoes, and many more urgent needs. We’d spent it all on endless wars based on exaggerated and worn-out claims of physical danger to our nation. it has not happened! Work for peace in out time! Leon R. Albushies Gilford

I actually felt I was standing next to Javert on the bridge To The Daily Sun, After waiting a full year to attend “Les Miserables” at the Interlakes Summer Theatre, my wife and I had the pleasure of attending on August 27th. We have seen “Les Mis” several times in various venues, and both agreed this was one of the top performances we had seen! The cast was outstanding. The set was dazzling. The music was mesmerizing. This was a captivating Broadway performance of one of the most beloved musicals of our generation. I actually felt during the show I was standing at the barricades along side the revolutionists. I felt I was standing next to Javert on the bridge. Prisoner 24601 was singing directly to me. Bravo! A special note of thanks should go out to Nancy Barry, producing director, and Brittany Bara, general manager, for their determination and courage in bringing this wonderful

musical to the Meredith stage. “Les Mis” is a complicated and demanding musical. It calls for multiple complex scene and costume changes. The production requires great direction. All of this was accomplished to the highest order. It took a lot of guts to bring this musical to the Meredith stage. Bravo! How fortunate we are to have this theater group in Meredith. Head over to their website and check out upcoming shows — “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum”, “The Full Monty”, a tribiute to Sammy Davis Jr., and other shows occurring during the rest of the year. Bring your children and introduce them to live performances on stage. It is an experience they will never forget. My thanks to the Interlakes Summer Theatre for an evening of great joy. Vincent Martino Laconia

Community walking & biking trails have local & global benefits To The Daily Sun, Last year we vacationed in Venice, Florida and were impressed with the commitment of Venice to walking and biking trails. Experiencing the trails both on foot and wheels was one of the many reasons we ended up buying a home in Venice. Personally, many benefits accrue from these low impact activities including health, physical fitness, connecting with nature, and meeting and greeting people. Locally and globally benefits include increased economic and social activity that helps business, government and individuals. Some

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BARNSTEAD — Although the rain soaked the mud outside the nearly completed building on South Barnstead Road last Friday afternoon, the owners who were working on the inside of their USDA-certified slaughterhouse and butcher shop were cheery and optimistic about the near completion of one of their lifelong dreams. Owning and operating The Local Butcher — a family-friendly local slaughterhouse and butcher shop — has been one of Kristi and Russ Atherton’s goals since the two met in college at UNH’s Thompson School in the early 1990s. “I lived in the dairy barns,” said Russ Atherton. “And I lived in the poultry barn,” said Kristi Atherton. Thompson School of Applied Science is the agricultural arm of the University of New Hampshire, which was, according to the UNH website, founded in 1866 as one of the early land-grant colleges established for the children of farming and laboring families. The Athertons said it is common for some of the students who attend “T-School” to live in the small living quarters set up in the various barns on the agricultural campus. The Athertons bought a farm house on South Barnstead Road after selling their share of a dairy farm in Lee. The slaughter house is south of the home located close to the road. He said if The Local Butcher were to slaughter only cows, it will be big enough to accommodate 30 cows per week. The USDA moniker is the key to the Athertons enterprise. All meat that is processed for resale in the United States must be slaughtered at a USDA-certified slaughter house. “The government employee will have his or her own office and all work will be done when he or she is on site,” explained Russ Atherton, showing a good sized room for the inspector’s office. Atherton said that they will primarily process cattle, sheep, goats, and pigs — what are commonly referred to as “amenable” species. He said poultry

has its own set of regulations and The Local Butcher will not be processing it. He said some “exotic animals” — like red deer and bison — can be processed at his slaughterhouse but will get a different stamp from the USDA. He expects to have five employees. There are three other slaughterhouses in New Hampshire — one in Goffstown, one in North Haverhill (that was part-time in Vermont but relocated over the border and became full-time) and one in North Conway. While some have questioned the need for a fourth USDA-certified slaughterhouse in New Hampshire, the Athertons believe there is plenty of business in New Hampshire — especially in the central part of the state. He said there are a number of smaller family farms that will be looking to send their animals for slaughter and with The Local Butcher being centrally located, he said many of them will find it less expensive in terms of hauling, fuel and time. While he agreed the typical slaughter season is autumn, mostly because it is expensive to feed animals through the winter, he said there is demand for services year round. He said some smaller family farms can’t get space in one of the other area slaughter houses during the height of the season and many New Hampshire farmers have geared their slaughter schedule so they can always have some of their product on the market, a move that also levels the price of meat. “But, without a doubt, we’ll be busiest in September and October,” he said. Atherton said The Local Butcher will be a complete processing plant with the exception of smoking services. He said there are three smokehouses in Barnstead, each with its own type of flavor, and he would be referring customers if they ask. The Local Butcher will be a “soupto-nuts” operation. He said the animals will be housed in one pen and processed right through to hamburg and sausage. There will be a butcher and a meat wrapper so, should a cussee next page

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Motorcycle rider charged with fleeing into woods when trooper stopped him for violation BY GAIL OBER


LACONIA — A Belmont man who was riding a motorcycle near Lexington Drive on North Main Street and allegedly ran from a state trooper who had stopped him for a violation on Tuesday at 7:15 a.m. was charged with resisting arrest, driving after being deemed a habitual offender, and disobeying a police officer. Lt. Kevin Duffy said yesterday that Jared Reed, 37, of Belmont was also wanted on an order from the court to take him into custody for non-payment of child support. Duffy said Trooper Chris Huse was on routine patrol in the Laconia area Tuesday morning when he noticed Reed didn’t have a valid inspection sticker on the motorcycle he was riding. Huse pulled Reed over and reported that Reed initially gave him the name of the person who owned the motorcycle. As the conversation continued,

Huse said he learned Reed’s real name and when he went back to his cruiser to verify the information, Reed allegedly ran off into the trees. Huse chased him for a short time and then called Laconia Police for assistance. Duffy said with the “excellent” cooperation of police, the nearby Belknap County Sheriff’s Department and a K-9 unit from Gilford Police, Reed was located in the woods. He also said some troopers from the truck enforcement division and officers from the Department of Fish and Game offered assistance. He said the dog found Reed hiding in the woods. Duffy said he was taken into custody without further incident and within two hours of the initial stop. Reed was initially held on the order for non-support and was released on personal recognizance bail for the three newest charges. He has since posted bail.

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LACONIA — Bartlett Beach on Lake Winnisquam and Opechee Cove Beach on Lake Opechee will remain under advisories warning against wading and swimming through the remainder of the week and the entire weekend. Water samples collected at both beaches on Monday continued to register elevated levels of fecal bacteria in excess of state standards. According to the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services the advisories will remain in effect at the two beaches pending the results of the

next round of samples scheduled to be taken on Monday, August 5, which will be announced the next day. The beach at Ahern State Park on Lake Winnisquam has also been posted because more than a quarter-inch of rain fell in a period of six hours. The posting will be lifted when a 24-hour period passes with no more than a tenth of an inch of rain. The advisory for Weirs Beach on Lake Winnipesaukee was lifted after the most recent tests reported bacteria levels within state standards. — Michael Kitch

OJ from page 2 in the Las Vegas case. In Los Angeles, Simpson was tried for murder and acquitted in the 1994 deaths of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend Ronald Goldman. In a statement Wednesday to The Associated Press, Goldman’s father and sister, Fred and Kim Goldman, said they respect the legal process but now feel a “sense of vulnerability.” “This is not our personal case against Simpson but since he’s been incarcerated there has been a reprieve and calm for us,” they said. “It is unsettling for our family to know that the person we believe responsible for Ron and Nicole’s

murder could soon have his freedom.” Simpson and his legal team were pleased with the ruling. “We expected it,” Patricia Palm, one of Simpson’s current lawyers, told the AP shortly after the order was issued. “There is no reason not to grant him parole. I’m glad they did what they should have done.” Palm said Simpson called from prison to let her know of the board’s decision. “He’s very happy and grateful,” she said. The parole becomes effective Oct. 2. Then, Simpson will begin serving the minimum term on four concurrent sentences imposed for using a weapon during the 2007 robbery.

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Program Schedule Saturday, August 3, 2013 - Rotary Park 10:00 am – “The Story of a Pumpkin” at the Laconia Library. Families are invited to enjoy refreshments as children’s librarian, Gail Drucker, reads this wonderful folktale by Hari Tiwari & Dal Rai, published by the NH Humanities Council 11:00 am – Parade of World Flags through downtown Laconia 11:15 – Opening Ceremonies Circle of Flags Welcome & Proclamation, Mayor Michael Seymour Bhutanese Dancers – Champa Dulal & Anjana Dulal 11:30 – New Horizon Band Local musicians featuring music from around the world 12 Noon – Balla Kouyate Balla was raised in Djeli, Africa and is considered to be among the greatest balafon players in the world. A virtuoso, he plays two instruments to get a chromatic scale, allowing him to play any genre of music in any key. 1:00 – 1:30 – Crystal Singing Bowls Wild Women’s Studio of Laconia presents the wonderful vibrating tones of this Tibetan tradition. 1:00 – 1:30 AND 2:00 – 2:30 Concord Community Music School presents a children’s program of music Inside the Belknap Mill 1:30 – 2:30 – Edwin Pabon y Su Orchesta This Puerto Rican family of musicians are passionate performers of Latin music. Pabon, lead singer, plays many instruments. He is accompanied by the Salsa Mix Dancers. 2:30 – 3:00 – Eastern Dragon Karate This local group presents an exciting demonstration of karate & self-defense. 3:00 – 4:00 – Odaiko Japanese Drummers Sponsored by Northway Bank Experience the visceral power of taiko as these drummers move & drum in unison, creating a sensation that can be felt as well as seen and heard. 10:00 am – 4:00 pm – W.I.L.D. Center Zoo

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MEREDITH — Marcy Yerkes grew up in South Carolina, and, 26 years after moving to Laconia, still has her charming Southern accent, which she has capitalized on by naming her business Southern Accent Designs. But there’s no language barrier when it comes to her art work. Yerkes was a multiple winner in the Lakes Region Art Association’s 73rd annual art show, which opened over the weekend at VynnArt Gallery in Meredith. Yerkes took first place in the oil painting category with her cows in the field painting, which also won the Judges Award. And she won the Loran Percy Award for a New England Oil Landscape with her painting of Mount Washington. She said that she was particularly pleased to have won the Percy award, noting that she has been a long-time fan of Percy’s works ever since she moved to New Hampshire’s Lakes Region. Percy won many Best in Show awards and other honors at the show over a 30-year period. Yerkes, who studied at Parson’s School of Design in New York City and was a freelance illustrator at Hilton Head, South Carolina, has seen her handpainted specialty work carried in boutique shops all over the country. Her specialized painting has been featured in numerous Designer Showcase events. She also paints murals and last summer was commissioned by Merrill Fay of Fay’s Boatyard to do a Lake Winnipesaukee-themed mural at the Lakeside Family Restaurant in Gilford. ‘’I’m trying to get more into fine arts these days,’’ said Yerkes, who says that the sense of accomplishment in completing a unique, individual painting is something that all artists crave. The show is judged and awards were made to the following members; Best in Show: Lorraine Gateriewictz. Loran Percy Award for a New England Oil Landscape: Marcy Yerkes. Acrylic Painting: 1st Place, Kazuko Okubo; 2nd


Marcy Yerkes, left, of Laconia, won the Judges Award as well as the Loran Percy Award and first place in the oil painting category in the 73rd annual Lakes Region Art Association show, which is being held at the VynnArt Gallery in Meredith through next Sunday. She is shown with her winning painting and Susan Harris of Belmont, co-president of the Art Association, which held its show in Meredith for the first time ever. (Roger Amsden/for the Laconia Daily Sun)

Place, Elaine Morrison; 3rdPlace, Marcia Litchfield Zamzow. Oil Painting: 1st Place, Marcy Yerkes, 2nd Place, Carole Halsey Keller, 3rdPlace, Marcia Litchfield Zamzow. Watercolor: 1st Place, Joanne Reynolds; 2nd Place,

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Boat & pickup stolen in Gilford found on North Shore GILFORD — Police recovered the truck, boat and trailer reported stolen on July 15 from a Gilford boat detailer in two separate communities on the Boston area’s North Shore. Det. Sgt. Christopher Jacques said the truck was recovered in Lynn, Mass., while the boat — a 1994 26-foot Powerquest that had been stripped — and the trailer were found in Salem, Mass. Jacques said this is the second time the white Ford F-350 has been stolen. In May the truck along with a trailer

containing a 1987 22-foot black Donzi was taken. The truck was recovered a short time later in Seabrook, N.H. The boat and trailer have not been recovered from that theft. Jacques said he is working with police in some North Shore communities. If anyone has any information they are asked to call the Gilford Police at 527-4737 or contact — Gail Ober

MULTICULTURAL from page one from 120 to 391 while the number of Hispanics rose from 162 to 250. Meanwhile, several groups of political refugees have been resettled in Laconia, most under the auspices of Lutheran Social Services. Carol Pierce, who chairs the Refugee Connections Committee, said that resettlement began with Laotians, Cambodians and Vietnamese escaping the turmoil in Southeast Asia and the Bosnians escaping the ethnic cleansing following the collapse of Yugoslavia in the 1990s. In 2005, more than a dozen Meskhetian Turkish families, orphaned, harassed and persecuted when the Soviet Union fell to pieces, were settled in the city. In 2007 and 2008, some 1,600 Bhutanese Nepalis, driven from Bhutan, after being branded illegal immigrants, denied gainful employment and stripped of political and property rights were resettled in New Hampshire, about 100 in Laconia. Pierce said that a significant share of the resettled refugees have left the city, primarily to reunite with relatives, pursue employment opportunities or even seek warmer climes. Many of the Turks migrated to Kentucky where work, especially for the men, was more plentiful. The Bhutanese Nepalis, she said, have congre-

gated in Concord. Consequently, said Pierce, immigrants — individuals who have emigrated to the United States through the conventional channels — now outnumber refugees in the city. “We are still a resettlement community,” Pierce said, adding that she anticipated New Hampshire would next become host to refugees from Myanmar, formerly Burma. “Most will likely be resettled in Nashua,” she said, “but we may get some.” Refugees have traditionally been relocated in New Hampshire’s cities, as opposed to in rural townships, because of the relative availability of affordable housing. Altogether the Mayor’s Human Relations Committee, which sponsors and stages the Multicultural Festival, counts people from 34 countries among the residents of the city: Turkey, Rwanda, Bhutan, Bosnia, Burundi, Columbia, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Iraq, Peru, China, Philippines, Laos, Palestine, Morocco, Ecuador, El Salvador, Mexico, Pakistan, Brazil, Guatemala, Sierra Leone, Malaysia, Thailand, Dominican Republic, Argentina, Croatia, Japan, Sudan, Lithuania, Albania, Spain, Puerto Rico and Cuba. This years Festival will be held on Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., in an around Rotary Park.

ECONOMY from page 2 December may now be a more likely time for the Fed to taper its purchases — if the economy shows consistent gains in the second half of the year. “This is a step back from taper talk, though not the final word,” said Paul Edelstein, an economist at IHS Global Insight. The Fed, like many private economists, expects growth to accelerate later this year. Job gains have been steady, and auto and home sales strong. The economic drag from federal spending cuts that kicked in this year is also expected to ease. “We continue to anticipate a meaningful acceleration in the economy in the back half of the year,” said Joseph LaVorgna, an economist at Deutsche Bank. A key indicator will come Thursday, when the Institute for Supply Management issues its U.S. manufacturing index for July. Manufacturing appears to be rebounding after slumping earlier this year. The Fed will pay even closer attention to the employment report for July, which will be issued Friday.

It’s expected to show that employers added a solid 183,000 jobs. The unemployment rate is forecast to dip to a still-high 7.5 percent from 7.6 percent. Despite the economy’s tepid showing in the April-June quarter, it’s now improved for two straight quarters as measured by the growth in the U.S. gross domestic product, or GDP. Consumer spending rose at a 1.8 percent annual rate last quarter, less than in the previous quarter. That’s a sign that tax increases that kicked in this year have led some Americans to cut back. Consumer spending makes up about 70 percent of the economy. Still, the rise in consumer spending last quarter was better than most economists had expected, and it showed that many people have remained resilient. Robust auto sales signal that Americans are more confident about their finances, economists say. Sales of vehicles topped 7.8 million in the first six months of 2013, the best first-half total since 2007. Analysts say sales should remain solid for the rest of the year. That is “a very nice indication of consumers’ willingness to go out and make big-ticket purchases,” said Peter D’Antonio, an economist at Citigroup. Businesses spent more on industrial machinery and other equipment in the second quarter after cutting back in the first.

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LACONIA — Losers of 7 of 10, the Muskrats are now holding on to the fourth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Division by one game in the loss column with just two games left in the NECBL regular season. Laconia (21-21) lost to Keene 6-1 at Robbie Mills Field on Wednesday night while Mystic (also 21-21 and slumping) lost 6-4 at Vermont. Fifth place Sanford (19-22), meanwhile gained ground on both by beating second place Ocean State 6-5. The Mainers have won 6 of their last 10. Thursday night, Laconia travels to Ocean State and Sanford plays a crucial game at Mystic. Then, on Friday,

the Muskrats return home to host, conveniently, Sanford and Mystic entertains Plymouth (Mass.). The Muskrats managed just 6 hits against Keene last night and did not score their lone run until the bottom of the ninth. Nick Freeberger (Hartford CC) had two of the hits, including a double. Eddie Macaluso (Iona) started for Laconia and pitched 6-2/3 innings, giving up 2 homers and all 6 runs. Ryan Agnitsch (Jefferson) pitched an inning and one-third of hitless relief. Keene (26-16) holds down first place in the Western Division.

Drew’s RBI single in 15th wins it for Red Sox BOSTON (AP) — Stephen Drew singled in the winning run in the 15th inning to lift the Boston Red Sox to a 5-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners and back into first place in the AL East on Wednesday night. Dustin Pedroia drew a leadoff walk and took second on a groundout by David Ortiz. Mike Napoli was walked intentionally and Jarrod Saltalamacchia struck out. Jonny Gomes then

walked, loading the bases, and Drew hit a liner just inside the right-field line as Pedroia scored the decisive run. Boston moved a half-game ahead of Tampa Bay in the division. The Rays lost 7-0 Wednesday night to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Drew Britton (1-0) pitched two innings for his first major league win. Lucas Luetge (0-2) took the loss.

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CONCORD (AP) — New Hampshire ended the fiscal year in June with $48 million above projections but that is less than what budget negotiators thought they had toward spending in the next two years. Lawmakers thought they had another $2 million for spending in the $10.7 billion budget for the two years beginning July 1. Negotiators thought they had balanced the budget with $44,000 left over. Business tax receipts were $36 million above estimates for the year but two tax changes cost the state $38 million. The Republican Legislature two years ago cut the tobacco tax 10 cents per pack with a trigger that would automatically increase the tax next month if revenues for 2012 and 2013 were lower than revenues for 2010 and 2011. The state took in $13 million less in 2013 alone. The price

per pack will rise to $1.78. The rate on other products, except premium cigars, will be 65 percent of the wholesale sales price. Lawmakers also modified a 1990 law two years ago to outlaw taxing Internet access through broadband and wireless connections. The change cost the state $25 million in revenue in fiscal 2013. An unaudited revenue report released Wednesday shows the state received $2.28 billion during the fiscal year that ended June 30. Revenues from traditional taxes were about 2 percent ahead of projections. Receipts were 2.7 percent above estimates once settlements from lawsuits and other one-time receipts are counted. The preliminary report counts cash received and money the state expects to receive. They are subject to validation and audit.

EGYPT from page 2 for the new political order. Police have been instructed to end the protests “within the law and the constitution,” Information Minister Dorreya Sharaf el-Din said in a televised statement, although she did not specify a timeframe. Interior Minister Mohammed Ibrahim, who is in charge of the police, said the disbanding of the sit-ins will be carried out in gradual steps according to orders from prosecutors. “I hope they (Morsi supporters) resort to reason” and leave without authorities having to move in, he told the AP in a telephone interview. An Interior Ministry statement later said that it will study the “appropriate steps” to be taken in the light of available intelligence on the kind of weapons available to the protesters and whether foreigners are in their midst.

The gradual steps, the ministry said, would be a warning to leave the area, use of tear gas if protesters don’t leave and finally “legitimate self-defense.” It did not elaborate. Police consistently deny allegations that they use live ammunition against protesters. In a parallel move, prosecutors also referred three top Brotherhood leaders, including its fugitive spiritual leader Mohammed Badie, to trial for allegedly inciting the killing of antiMorsi protesters last month. The other two, who already are in detention, are Badie’s powerful deputy Khairat el-Shater and senior Brotherhood leader Rashad Bayoumi. They are accused of inciting the killing of at least eight protesters outside the Cairo headquarters of the Brotherhood on the night of June 30 and early the next day. No date has been set for the trial, which will be held before a criminal court.

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CHFD from page one to their surprise Schlemmer resigned abruptly on the morning of June 27, the day after the board endorsed his proposal to convene an advisory committee to make recommendations about the organization and operation of the department. “We were flabbergasted, “ said Selectman Harry Viens. At an emergency meeting later the same day the board accepted Schlemmer’s resignation and five days later appointed Leon Manville interim chief. According to a statement released to the press yesterday, Schlemmer claims that after raising questions about his responsibilities and compensation with the selectmen, “I was given an ultimatum which no reasonable fire chief would accept.” He said that after voicing his objection and requesting a meeting, the board sent me a letter accepting my ‘resignation.’” Schlemmer proceeds to explain claims that for several years he was paid under “three headings” as fire chief, supervising firefighter on call and fire inspector “in order to avoid calling me a full-time employee when in fact I was.” He suggests that the selectmen took this course realizing that a fulltime chief was needed, but that taxpayers would be unwilling to fund the position. “I was a full-time employee in reality,” he continued, “but on the books I was being treated as a part-time employee without benefits, retirement or overtime.” Acknowledging that 28 hours per week were formally assigned to the position of chief, Schlemmer said that because his responsibilities required “additional duty” he regularly worked more than “the 40 plus hours for which I was paid under the three separate categories.” Knowing this, he said that the town asked him to document the extra time, but considered it “volunteered,” not subject to pay. Schlemmer said that he discussed several options for resolving the issue “fairly and honestly,” including paying him a salary equivalent to his combined hourly wages, which would eliminate the cost of overtime. Instead, he recalled that the board instructed him to limit his hours for “all services” — administration, on call, inspection and training — to 28 per week, a suggestion he said “presented an

potential and immediate safety concern” and called “preposterous.” On receiving these instructions, Schlemmer said that he went to the secretary to the board, advised her that he could not work under those conditions and requested to meet with the selectmen “right away.” In response, he received the letter accepting what he refers to in quotation marks as “my resignation.” He said “at present I have no other recourse but to bring this to the people and if necessary to the courts.,” stressing that it is a matter of public safety, not merely personal employment. The selectmen, after accepting what they took to be Schlemmer’s resignation, met that same evening with a dozen firefighters, who urged them to meet with Schlemmer to resolve their differences. Dave Hughes, who chairs the board and serves in the Fire Department, recused himself, but Viens and Richard Drenkhahn agreed to approach Schlemmer. Last night the board met again with members of the Fire Department. Viens informed them he spoke with Schlemmer, offering to meet, but Schlemmer replied that he had retained an attorney and declined the offer. Viens told the firefighters that the board could not discuss a personnel issue in a public setting. Moreover, he said that with the prospect of litigation there

was nothing the board could say. “I don’t mean to be evasive,” he said. “I’m just following instructions.” Lieutenant Chris Conway asked if the attorneys representing Schlemmer and the board could meet to seek a reconciliation. “Our attorney advised against it,” Viens replied. Luke Dupuis, a local business owner, said that “the last thing you need is two lawyers in the room.” He said that “it sounds like an olive branch was extended,” but Schlemmer chose to hire an attorney. “The threat of a lawsuit has thrown a blanket on the whole thing,” said Viens. Viens explained that the board intended to appoint a search committee to select a new “permanant part-time” chief. The committee would review the job description and develop a profile of the ideal candidate. then post the position and screen and interview the candidates. When Conway asked if members of the department could participate in the hiring process as members of the search committee, Viens said “that’s a reasonable idea, as long as they’re taxpayers. I think it would be important to get your feedback frankly.” Nevertheless, firefighters remain openly distraught over the affair. “We’re hanging by a thread,” said Diane Smith, a veteran firefighter/ EMT.

CASINO from page 2 casinos and New Hampshire will miss out on revenue that will instead go to those casinos. “As our state stands to lose an estimated $75 million per year to Massachusetts casinos, moving forward with New Hampshire’s own plan for one highly regulated destination casino will help create jobs, boost our economy and generate revenue to invest in critical priorities,” Hassan said in a statement. She acknowledged that lawmakers were concerned about the state’s ability to regulate a casino and said she’s confident the commission will address the concern. State Rep. Richard Ames of Jaffrey, Londonderry Police Sgt. Patrick Cheetham and Manchester attorney Kathy Sullivan will serve on the Gaming Regulatory Oversight Authority. Ames will serve as chairman.

Senate President Peter Bragdon appointed Sen. Jim Rausch, a Derry Republican who co-sponsored a casino bill this year. House Speaker Terie Norelli named state Rep. Lucy Weber, a Walpole Democrat. Attorney General Joseph Foster also is a member. Other members are the commissioner of the Department of Safety, executive director of the Lottery Commission and director of the Racing and Charitable Gaming Commission or designees for them. In May, the Democratic House killed a Senatepassed bill that would have allowed the construction of one casino with 5,000 slot machines and 150 table games despite lobbying by Hassan, a Democrat. Last week, the bill’s prime sponsor, state Sen. Lou D’Allesandro, said he will file a new casino bill for lawmakers to take up next year.

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ALTON — It’s been an uphill battle for a small spring water bottling company here which three years ago was named New Hampshire’s Best Drink of Water, only to spiral into a near foreclosure in 2012, which was only averted when friends and loyal customers ponied up some $53,000 to keep the business afloat. ‘’We were so close to closing our doors forever. But people read about our situation in The Daily Sun and rallied around us,’’ says Deanna O’Shaughnessy, who along with her husband, Timothy Morgan, and sister, Fae Kontje-Gibbs , founded Chamberlain Springs on the 300-acre Sunny Slope Farm some nine years ago. She said that the outpouring of support was heartwarming and included a visit from a friend, who brought with her a bottle of wine, a four-leaf clover and a check for $530 and encouragement to continue the effort to keep the company alive. ‘’I guess everything happens for a reason,’’ says O’Shaughnessy, who said that the company, newly renamed as Nh2o, recently received an infusion of a capital from a Boston man who has an interest in seeing small, start-up companies succeed. ‘’One of the persons who read the story in The Daily Sun was Arthur Casey of Bristol, a retired businessman who told us that he was pretty good with numbers and could help us. He said that he loved old family farms and liked what we were doing to make ours survive,’’ she says. She said that Casey was able to contact the Boston businessman who eventually provided the funding last fall but it wasn’t until March of this year that he was able to visit the company and see it’s operations. ‘’He told us ‘this is good’ and said he would help us. That gave us some breathing space and let us take out another loan on the farm,’’ said O’Shaughnessy, who said that she and her partners are now in partnership with Newfound Business Associates, which is run by Casey’s wife, Cheryl. ‘’It’s been an interesting spring. We’re reaching out to our old customers and have gone back to selfdelivery. And we’re improving our product with new waterproof labels and have got a new capper. And our new summer labels arrived just the day before we were scheduled to deliver 80 cases of glass bottles to the Heron Pond Farmer’s Market in Kingston. So we’ve got new labels and lots of water and things are really looking up for us,’’ she says. She said that the initial plan for the company, which drilled a 585 foot well in 2004 to tap into its water, was to market the water as a bulk product. That plan was dropped after it became apparent

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that the construction costs of a new building and necessary infrastructure was just too steep. ‘’We decided to bottle it ourselves, which was probably not the best decision, but it seemed like the only alternative we had.’’ she says. In 2009, Profile Bank and the Belknap Economic Development Council provided a funding package to create Nh2o, a company that put the water in 750 milliliter bottles and distributes them through restaurants, grocery stores and at outdoor markets. Profile Bank’s loans included $177,000 for startup costs and an additional line of credit. However, O’Shaughnessy said that getting the business off the ground took more than they had estimated. “We were seriously under-capitalized. It cost a lot more to do everything than we anticipated.” She said that she is extremely grateful to Profile Bank for all the help that it extended to the company during it’s financial problems and is looking to see the company move ahead on a firm financial footing and build itself into a profitable venture, which will help keep Sunny Slope Farm, which currently rents space to vacationers and for weddings, intact and thriving.


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LACONIA — The Jazz Bar at Tower Hill, located at 290 Lakeside Ave, Laconia, will present vocalist Sharon “Sugar” Jones tonight at 8 p.m. Admission is free. Full bar, dinner, coffee, and desserts are available. Known for her dynamic performances and recordings, New Hampshire-based Jones combines jazz with blues and Broadway show tunes to create an engaging listening experience. Her singular approach to jazz (which blends influences of Tina Turner, Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald and Anita Baker) has been seasoned through many studio

recordings and performances in New York, Los Angeles, and throughout the United States. Now called “the Pride of Portsmouth,” Jones has toured internationally with organist Johnny “Hammond” Smith and saxophonist Houston Person. Tonight’s performance will feature an appearance by drummer Gary Gemmiti (known internationally as the acclaimed drummer for Rustic Overtones) and will include bassist Scott Kiefner and saxophonist Jon Lorentz. Info: (603) 366-9100

MEREDITH — The Friends of the Meredith Library are pleased to announce the following sponsors for the second annual “Book-It!” 5K road race on Saturday, August 31. Gold Sponsor, The Fitness Edge; Silver Sponsors, Overhead Door Options, Inc., Dead River Company, Miracle Farms Landscape Contractors; Bronze Sponsors, Chippers, Metrocast, and Neal’s Shore Improvement Association, Inc. These sponsors will be featured on the hi-tech shirts given to the first fifty registrants. They will also be featured in signage at the event. The following have donated the prizes for winners of each age category: The Country Carriage, Hart’s Turkey Farm Restaurant, Mame’s Restaurant, So Little

Thyme Gourmet Shop, Lakeside Deli and Grille, Funspot, Clark’s Trading Post, Lakes Region Nutrition Center, Lee’s Candy Kitchen, Frog Rock Tavern, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, American Police Motorcycle Museum and Personal Days Boutique. In addition, Stoneyfield Farms, CG Roxane and Cider Bellies will provide water and food for the racers. This year in addition to the 5K “Book-It!” and the shorter “Bookworm” race, a smaller race, “Inchworm” for children five and under, will be offered. Registration forms are available at the Meredith Public Library as well as at many local businesses. see next page

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‘Scenic Roots’ exhibit this month at The Studio LACONIA — For the month of August, Dan Daly’s exhibit “Scenic Roots” is showing at The Studio, 50 Canal Street in Laconia. Daly’s work is crafted from wood scraps left over from his work as an awardwinning set designer for the Winnipesaukee Playhouse. These intimate, often intricate works bring together Daly’s talent as a designer and builder and his vision as an artist. When audience members go to the theater, they take in the whole experience: the actors, the lights, the script, the set. They don’t usually think about the fact that the set often begins as raw lumber. “Dan is able to see the art that is inherent in both the large stage-crafted pieces and the small remnants of construction,” comments Melissa McCarthy, owner of The Studio and curator for the gallery there. “The work is lovely, a great combination of raw and finished material, and beautifully constructed.” McCarthy noted that two of the pieces sold as the artist was installing, a good indication of how accessible the work is. “Scenic Roots” will be at The Studio through August 31. An opening reception for the artist will be held Thursday August 1 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. The Studio is open Wednesday through Friday 10-5, Saturday 10-3, and by appointment. For more information call 603-455-8008.

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August events at the Castle include antique appraisal

MOULTONBOROUGH — The Attic Treasure Roadshow with appraiser Bruce Buxton of Portland, Maine, will roll into the Carriage House at Castle in the Clouds on Sunday, August 4 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Participants are encouraged to bring one or two items to be appraised and celebrate the discoveries with included wine and crudites. The cost for this event is $10 per person. No res-

from preceding page On-line registration is also offered through the Meredith Public Library website as well as on For more information, please contact Beverly Heyduk at 279-1206 or or Barbara Brann at 279-5565 or

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ervations are required. This evening is sponsored by Irwin Automotive Group. Walks and Talks continue right through August. On Monday, August 5 Geologist Robert Newton returns to the Castle in the Clouds for his popular walk, Under the Volcano, which is an exploration and a discussion of how the ancient volcanoes and the subsequent glaciers shaped the landscape of the Ossipee Mountains, the home now to Castle in the Clouds. The walk will leave from the Carriage House at 10 a.m.. There is a $5 fee for this walk, free for Friends of the Castle. Reservations are required and may be made by calling 476-5900. Walks and Talks are sponsored by Mill Falls at the Lake. On Sunday, August 11 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. a lecture titled “Early Cabinet Makers of the Lakes see next page TOWN OF GILMANTON ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT THURSDAY, AUGUST 15, 2013 – 7 PM ACADEMY BUILDING, 503 PROVINCE ROAD Public Hearing Case # 2013 – 00010 Daniel & Jean-Ann Kay, owners: requests a variance from Zoning Ordinance Article VII-C3 and Article IV Table 2 to place a garage in the set-backs. Property is .24 acres located at 114 Hemlock Drive, Map/Lot# 119/145, in the Resident Lake zone.

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Leo A. ‘Joe’ Couture, 78 LACONIA — Leo “Joe” A. Couture, 78, of 46 Edwards Street died at the Catholic Medical Center in Manchester on Tuesday, July 30, 2013. Mr. Couture was born July 23, 1935 in Laconia, the son of the late Alphonse and Antoinette (Labreque) Couture. Mr. Couture was a lifelong resident of Laconia. He was a Veteran of the Korean and Vietnam Wars, retiring after twentytwo years in the U. S. Army as a Sergeant First Class. Mr. Couture had also been employed at Irwin Marine, Irwin Motors, BouliaGorrell Lumber Co., the Laconia Clinic and Meredith Ford. Mr. Couture was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church. He was a member and former Post Commander, Trustee and Chaplain of the American Legion, Wilkins Smith Post No. 1 and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Laconia Post #1670. Mr. Couture loved his grandkids. Survivors include his wife, Muriel (Dutile) Couture, of Laconia; four sons, Wayne Uhlenberg of from preceding page Region” will be presented by Tom Hardiman of the Portsmouth Athenaeum. The presentation will outline the history of the Saco School of Cabinet Makers as well as its Lakes Region connections. A wine and crudites reception is included in this free reception. The New Hampshire Furniture Masters Presentation and Reception returns to the Carriage House on Sunday, August 18 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. For more information on these two evening presentations visit The current Carriage House Art Gallery exhibit, “Impressions of New Hampshire, the Summits to the Shoals,” assembled by New Hampshire Fine Art, features 37 paintings of New Hampshire from the seacoast to the mountains. The classic 19th century paintings from the White Mountain, Hudson River and Boston Schools of paintings, are paired with contemporary New England views by nationally recognized painters. A portion of the proceeds from sales of these paintings will go to the restoration fund. This art show will run until August 22 and is sponsored by Leone, McDonnell & Roberts, PA and Tanger Outlets. For more information visit www.castleintheclouds. org or call 476-5900 x500.

Laconia, William Couture of Louisiana, and Michael Couture and Scott Couture, both of Indiana; three daughters, Catherine Catledge of Georgia, Wanda Yates of Louisiana and Pamela Woods of Concord; eleven grandchildren ; a brother, Roger Couture, of Vermont; two sisters, Lillian Corliss of Lakeport and Rita Bruno of Tilton and many nephews and nieces. Calling hours will be held on Saturday, August 3, 2013 from 9:30-11:00AM in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-BeaneSimoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. Following the calling hours, a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:30AM at St. Andre Bessette Parish, Sacred Heart Church, 291 Union Avenue, Laconia, N.H. Burial will be at a later date in the family lot at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Laconia, N. H. For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the American Legion, Wilkins Smith Post No. 1, PO Box 494, Laconia, NH 03247. Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to


Madeline M. Lovely LACONIA — Burial for Madeline M. Lovely, who died on February 23, 2013, will be in the family lot in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Garfield Street, Laconia, on Saturday August 3 at 11 a.m. Following the service in celebration of her life a BBQ cookout will be held at the family camp on Pickerel Pond Road.

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Get Fuzzy

Today’s Birthdays: Actor-director Geoffrey Holder is 83. Singer Ramblin’ Jack Elliott is 82. Former Sen. Alfonse D’Amato, R-N.Y., is 76. Actor Giancarlo Giannini is 71. Basketball Hall of Fame coach Roy Williams is 63. Blues singer-musician Robert Cray is 60. Singer Michael Penn is 55. Rock singer Joe Elliott (Def Leppard) is 54. Rock singer-musician Suzi Gardner (L7) is 53. Rapper Chuck D (Public Enemy) is 53. Actor Jesse Borrego is 51. Actor Demian Bichir is 50. Rapper Coolio is 50. Actor John Carroll Lynch is 50. Rock singer Adam Duritz (Counting Crows) is 49. Movie director Sam Mendes is 48. Country singer George Ducas is 47. Country musician Charlie Kelley is 45. Actress Jennifer Gareis is 43. Actor Charles Malik Whitfield is 41. Actress Tempestt Bledsoe is 40. Actor Jason Momoa is 34. Singer Ashley Parker Angel is 32. Actress Taylor Fry is 32. Actor Elijah Kelley is 27. Actor James Francis Kelly is 24.

by Chad Carpenter

By Holiday Mathis

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Aim high and usually your arrow still winds up at ground level. But the view it will witness between the sky and the dirt will be far broader and more interesting than if you hadn’t shot into the sky. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). An imaginary encounter with yourself will be better than an actual encounter with the one you think is standing in your way. It turns out that moving yourself out of the way will clear your path of all other obstacles. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Between thinking and doing is planning. You don’t need a written agenda for this day to go smoothly, but it honestly wouldn’t hurt. You’ll save yourself time in the end because writing helps you remember key details. TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Aug. 1). Good fortune sprinkles your next five weeks. You’ll be promoted through a system of ranks and in September and find yourself exactly where you planned to be and ahead of schedule. Relationships shift to accommodate new wishes and needs in November. Long distance travel leads to increased income. Pisces and Virgo adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 4, 1, 2, 30 and 16.


HOROSCOPE ARIES (March 21-April 19). The fast lane forces everyone to go fast because the flow of traffic will endanger you if you don’t. Because you prefer to go at your own speed, not a speed that’s dictated by those around you, getting out of the fast lane may be wise. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). The things that scare you might be worth doing. You’re in a particularly bold mood today and are likely to leap from the high dive into the warm swimming pool of life. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You don’t mind if, once in a while, your loved ones get a little bossy or speak to you in an intimate kind of shorthand that’s less than polite. But if it happens more than not, start sticking up for yourself or it will only get worse. CANCER (June 22-July 22). In order to act when it’s time, you have to know when it’s time. Trust yourself. The temptation to move too soon or too late is ever-present, but only if you don’t trust yourself. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You may wish for a laboratory to try out your ideas. This could be as simple as a table and a few supplies or as elaborate as a fully staffed company. It begins with today’s wish. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). With fame comes gossip. Is it worth it? You’d rather be anonymous than have to think about everything you say and how it might be construed and what it will look like to others if you’re simply yourself. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Your gentle courtesy will bring you to the top of a list. Finally you’re being considered for the position you really deserve, and you didn’t have to brag about yourself to get here. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Usually disinclined to make foolish moves, today something impulsive in you wants to put it all on the line. It might be argued that by risking everything you are making sure that you have fully lived. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). You’re not about to count your blessings as blessings until the end game is upon you, and even then you won’t really know. So instead you’ll enjoy what is. For now, it’s safe to say, “It’s all good.”

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––––––– ALMANAC ––––––– Today is Thursday, Aug. 1, the 213th day of 2013. There are 152 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 1, 1913, the Joyce Kilmer poem “Trees” was first published in “Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.” On this date: In 1714, Britain’s Queen Anne died at age 49; she was succeeded by George I. In 1876, Colorado was admitted as the 38th state. In 1907, the U.S. Army Signal Corps established an aeronautical division, the forerunner of the U.S. Air Force. In 1933, the National Recovery Administration’s “Blue Eagle” symbol began to appear in store windows and on packages to show support for the National Industrial Recovery Act. In 1936, the Olympics opened in Berlin with a ceremony presided over by Adolf Hitler. In 1943, rioting broke out in New York City’s Harlem neighborhood after a false rumor spread that a police officer had shot and killed a black U.S. Army soldier who in fact had only been wounded; six people were killed in the violence. In 1944, an uprising broke out in Warsaw, Poland, against Nazi occupation; the revolt lasted two months before collapsing. In 1957, the United States and Canada agreed to create the North American Air Defense Command (NORAD). In 1966, Charles Joseph Whitman, 25, went on a shooting rampage at the University of Texas in Austin, killing 14 people. Whitman, who had also murdered his wife and mother hours earlier, was gunned down by police. In 1973, the movie “American Graffiti,” directed by George Lucas, first opened. In 1988, conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh began broadcasting his nationally syndicated radio program. In 2007, the eight-lane Interstate 35W bridge, a major Minneapolis artery, collapsed into the Mississippi River during evening rush hour, killing 13 people. Ten years ago: A suicide bomber rammed a truck filled with explosives into a military hospital near Chechnya, killing 50 people, including Russian troops wounded in Chechnya. Five years ago: Some 30 mountaineers began a disastrous attempt to scale K2 in Pakistan; 11 of them died in a series of accidents, including icefalls. Crowds of Chinese watched a total solar eclipse along the country’s ancient Silk Road, one week before the start of the Summer Games in Beijing. One year ago: President Barack Obama made his rival’s personal millions a front-and-center issue in the race for the White House, telling a swing-state audience in Ohio that Mitt Romney “is asking you to pay more so that people like him can get a big tax cut.” Four teams from China, South Korea and Indonesia were kicked out of the women’s badminton doubles at the London Olympics for trying to lose on purpose. Host country Britain picked up its first two gold medals when Helen Glover and Heather Stanning won the final of the women’s pair at the rowing regatta and cyclist Bradley Wiggins took the time trial.


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CALENDAR TODAY’S EVENTS 73rd Annual Art Show and Sale conducted by the Lakes Region Art Association. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Vynn Art Gallery in Meredith. Free of admission. The Larry Carsman Duo performs at Pitman’s Freight Room in Laconia. 8 p.m. Admission is $12. BYOB. Author Catherine Dougherty will be signing her new book In Woolen Bikinis, and her first novel In Polyester Pajamas at Innisfree Bookshop, Mill Falls Marketplace, Meredith from 4-6 p.m. For more information call 279-3905. The Little Church Theater presents the comedic play The Prisoner of Second Avenue. 8 p.m. at the Little Church Theater located on Route 113 in Holderness. For more information or to purchase tickets call 968-2250. The Winnipesaukee Playhouse presents the play The 39 Steps. 7:30 p.m. at the Winnipesaukee Playhouse campus in Meredith. For ticket prices or for more information call 279-0333 or visit NH Music Festival Concert featuring various orchestral pieces conducted by Donato Cabrera. 8 p.m. at the Sliver Center located on Main Street in Plymouth. For more information or to purchase tickets call 535-2787 or visit Events at the Gilford Public Library. What a Treasure! Storywalk 10:30-11:30 a.m. Conversational French 3:304:30 p.m. Crafter’s Corner 6-7:30 p.m. Exemplary Country Estates of New Hampshire 6:30-7:30 p.m. Lecture on the history of the U.S. Mail Boat Tominar. 7 p.m. at the NH Boat Museum in Wolfeboro. No charge to attend. Auction at the First United Methodist Church in Gilford. Preview and silent auction begins at 5:30 p.m., live auction starts at 6:30 p.m. AmericanAncestors and HeritageQuest, 10:30-11:30 a.m., third in a four part series designed to get you started in genealogy. Performance of Rapunzel 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. Tom and Annie’s Caravan Band 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. Annual church auction. First United Methodist Church in Gilford. Doors open for quick sale and silent auction at 5:30 with live auction at 6:30. Rt. 11A, Gilford. 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.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 2 The Diane Blue Big Band performs at Pitman’s Freight Room in Laconia. 8 p.m. Admission is $12. BYOB. For more information visit

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Delegation Meetings Monday, August 12th, 2013 at 2:30, 4:00 and 5:00 PM The County Delegation will tour the Belknap County Department of Corrections at 2:30 PM.

The Executive Committee will convene at 4:00 PM to review YTD budget expenditures. At 5:00 PM the full Delegation will convene to hear the request for a Revenue Anticipation Note from Gunstock Mountain Resort.

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$750,000 Revenue Anticipation Note Monday, August 12, 2013 at 5:00 PM At the Belknap County Complex 34 County Drive, Laconia, NH The Belknap County Convention (Legislative Delegation) will hold a public hearing on the Gunstock Area Commission’s request as follows: To issue Revenue Anticipation Notes in the amount of $750,000 to be repaid no later than April 1, 2014. The notes shall be repaid from operating receipts during the 2013/2014 ski season and, in accordance with the New Hampshire Laws of 1959, Chapter 399 as amended, the notes shall also be a general obligation of Belknap County. Immediately subsequent to the closing of the hearing, the County Convention will vote on the proposal to authorize the issuance of the notes.

Belmont residents welcome to suggest capital improvement projects to town’s Planning Board BELMONT — The Planning Board will soon begin the annual review and update of the Capital Improvements Program (CIP) which is a multi-year schedule for capital expenditures defined as projects costing in excess of $25,000 with a useful life of at least one year. The CIP, originally adopted in 2004, is updated annually in response to the actual budget appropriated by the voters at the previous Town Meeting and requests for new or amended capital projects for the upcoming six years. During this annual update the Board will review capital requests from municipal departments. Peter Harris, board chairman, says that members of the public are also invited to suggest needed projects by submitting a completed CIP Funding Request Form which can be obtained in the Belmont Land Use Office at the Town Hall or at The Planning Board will schedule a public hearing and once adopted the CIP is provided to the Selectmen and Budget Committee CALENDAR from preceding page

FRIDAY, AUGUST 2 Oscar Night at the movies featuring the film “Double Indemnity”. 7 p.m at the Gilman Library in Alton. Refreshments served. Children under ten must be accompanied by an adult. For more information call 875-2550. Meat Bingo to benefit Craig French sponsored by “Queen B’s”. 6 p.m. at the VFW Post 1670 in Laconia. Features shrimp, lobster, prizes. For more information call 9984433. The Little Church Theater presents the comedic play The Prisoner of Second Avenue. 8 p.m. at the Little Church Theater located on Route 113 in Holderness. For more information or to purchase tickets call 968-2250. The Winnipesaukee Playhouse presents the play The 39 Steps. 7:30 p.m. at the Winnipesaukee Playhouse campus in Meredith. For ticket prices or for more information call 279-0333 or visit Sewage sniffing dogs from the Environmental Canine Services visit the Weirs Beach Boardwalk to detect human sources of bacteria in the water. 2-4 p.m. on the Weirs Beach Boardwalk. For more information call 343-6311 or


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for their consideration during the upcoming 2014 budget season. The CIP is a budgeting tool linking Community Vision from the Master Plan with the implementation of capital projects. The CIP assists the Selectmen and Budget Committee in developing and presenting to the voters an overall budget which avoids unanticipated expenditures by scheduling capital projects over the term of the CIP. Historic and projected trends in revenues, expenditures and growth are evaluated along with the community’s ability to fund the cost of improvements. The projects are prioritized by their placement over the term of the 6-year plan resulting in a more level tax rate impact. CIP Funding Request Forms with all supporting data to be considered can be submitted to the Land Use Office no later than August 16th. CIP information is available in the Land Use Office and in the Data Center at email Events at the Gilford Public Library. Social Bridge 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Design a Henna Tattoo 1-2 p.m. Knit Wits 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Conversational German Class 2:30–3:30 p.m. Hall Library Events: Project Teen, 1 p.m., Graveyard Tag – drop by for this ghoulish game; Sit and Knit, 2-5 p.m. Midsummer Mirth: A Shakespeare Comedy Cabaret. 7:30 p.m. at the Sandwich Town Hall. Performed by Advice To The Players. Tickets are $10 at the door. Center Harbor Town Band performance. 7 p.m. at the Gazebo. Tilton Farmers’ Market featuring more than 30 local vendors, live music, and family entertainment. 3-7 p.m. at the Tanger Factory Outlets. Al-Anon Meeting at the Congregational Church Parish House (18 Veterans Square) in Laconia. 9:30 to 11 a.m. each Friday. Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 6459518. 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.

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Dear Annie: I’m a senior in college and live at home. My parents, especially my father, are controlling and overly attached to me. I’ve had enough and am planning on moving away the second I graduate, but my family doesn’t seem to get this. They tell me about graduate schools and full-time job opportunities in or near our town. They’ve offered to let me live rent-free in the house if I stay in the area after college. These “suggestions” are starting to pile up, and graduation seems so far away. I can’t let myself fall into the same trap that got me to stay with them at the start of college. How do I say I’m leaving for good? -- Nobody’s Baby Boy Dear Nobody: Your parents don’t “get it” because they see no indication that you are leaving anytime soon. They’ll believe it when it happens. While many kids would appreciate their parents’ offer to stay rent-free, we agree that you should strike out on your own. Loving parents guide their children to be independent. You don’t need to keep saying you are moving out. Simply save your money and find a place you can afford, in whatever city you prefer. Research job and educational opportunities. What you cannot do is expect your parents to cover your expenses when you no longer live at home. Good luck. Dear Annie: I’m a married female in my early 50s and haven’t had a real friend in more than 20 years. It’s not a question of meeting people. They just don’t seem to gravitate toward me. I’m considerate and clean and have a good sense of humor. I’m a bit on the shy and quiet side, but I’m friendly and a sympathetic listener. I have often made the first move and invited someone to join me for lunch. They accept and seem to enjoy our time together, but they never reciprocate. At work, everyone seems to buddy up with someone else, and though everyone appears to like me, I have no buddy of my own.

I’ve been to counseling twice and have read books on making friends, and neither has helped. I appreciate that I have a good marriage, a good job, great kids and a nice home, but the absence of just one good friend saddens me greatly. Do you have any advice? -- Lonely for Friends Dear Lonely: It can take a long time to get to know someone in middle age, when friendships are already entrenched from work, church and community. You would need to make a greater effort, inviting someone for lunch several times, before the comfort level promotes a closer friendship. In the meantime, please look into the Red Hat Society ( and for people in your area who are actively looking to make new friends. Dear Annie: Your answer to “Loved the Show, Disliked the Seat,” the person whose seat at a Broadway show was partially taken over by a “rather large” woman, was totally off the mark. You said to show tolerance. That’s absurd. The person whose personal seating space is being invaded needs to go to an usher or, better yet, to management and request another seat. Chair arms at performance spaces are there for a reason. If someone feels that he or she needs more space than the establishment has allotted, he or she should make arrangements for special seating. Obese people are required to buy two seats on airplanes. Why not do the same for theaters and sports stadiums? -Been Sat On at a Performance, Too Dear Sat On: Going to an usher or management is a perfectly valid way to address this. Unfortunately, it usually necessitates missing part of the show to locate someone in authority and finding equally desirable, unoccupied seats elsewhere. Charging double for theater seats is an argument we don’t have space for here.

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.

For Rent GILFORD 3 BEDROOM Large yard, close to school, downtown. $1,250 + utilities. Great condition, available soon. $200 reduction on first months rent.

617-780-9312 GILFORD, 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath, washer/dryer, screen porch, balcony & deck. Condo pool & tennis courts, garage, near beach, $1000/month. 387-8293. GILFORD - Small two-bedroom, first floor includes heat/HW, electricity. $995/Month. One month!s rent /security required. 603-731-0340. LACONIA - Pearl Street, second floor, two bedroom apartment, off-street parking. $800/mo. includes Heat. Showing Sat. mornings. 603-455-5359. LACONIA DUPLEX 2 BR $775 month+ util. Ldry h/u, bsmt, scr. porch, lg yard. $775 smoking, no dogs. 491-6695 LACONIA Paugus Bay waterfront. 2 bedroom apartment, $850/Month. + utilities & security deposit. 401-284-2215 LACONIA- 1 bedroom home. $900/Month + utilities. $900 deposit. Call 603-340-0936 No calls after 8pm please.


LACONIA: Gilbert Apartments. Call for available apartments. 524-4428

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.

LACONIA: Mountain VIew apts. 2BR & 3BR townhouses, 1.5 bath and large decks. $775 & $850/mo. Quiet location with laundry and playgrounds. No Dogs. Office on site. 524-7185.



BEAUTIFUL Puppies: Apricot and black Pomapoo Teddy Bears. Champ background. Healthy, happy, home raised. 253-6373.

2002 NISSAN EXTERRA, dark blue, good condition. Can be seen locally after 5 pm.603-524-3204

LABRADOR Retriever outstanding pups. AKC, bred for great temperaments. 1st vaccinations and health certificates. Raised in our home with lots of love! (603)664-2828.

Autos $_TOP dollar paid for junk cars & trucks. Available 7-days a week. P3s Towing. 630-3606 1990 Jag XJS v-12 Red Convertible, 44,000 original miles, excellent condition, must see car. Asking $12,000. Bill 603-776-8701


2003 Ford Ranger XLT, Extra Cab, 4WD, 6 Cyl,117,000-miles, auto, AC, New Tires, $3,200. 603-968-9770 Leave a message or call in the morning.

Odd Jobs. 293-0683

For Rent 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.)

4 Hankook Optimo H724 tires on nice 15” Jeep rims P235/75R15 less than 1,000 miles $350. 731-6230

CASH paid for unwanted or junk cars and trucks. Same day service possible. 603-231-2859.


2001 Pontiac Grand AM, red, lots of new parts. Nice ride $2,895 or BO. 630-5255 or 630-3482

1985 Johnson Outboard 50 HP. New paint 5 years ago. Runs well $700/OBO. Call 508-868-6157.

2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee with rust. 245/75/16 Maxxis Bighorns almost new. 2” lift. $1600. 603-387-0202.

20” sailboat, Chrysler 20, retractable keel, Sails and Trailer included. Good Cond. $1000 or BO 603-692-4932

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

FOR Sale: 1988 19 aluminum boat, 120 HP, I/O, trolls at 2.0 MPH with special prop, 2 Manual Walker Downriggers, each has 2 rod holders, Lowrance HDS5 sonar/gps fish finder, electric trolling motor mounted on the bow, hand held Cobra radio, 8 bimini top. Trailer has electric winch. New Price $3,500. Tackle sold separately. Call (603)524-8438

Business Opportunities FOR SALE FANTASTIC RETAIL LOCATION RTE. 3 & 25 MEREDITH Huge Parking Lot - 4,000 sf. bldg. Heart of Upscale Bus. District.


Child Care Quality Home Childcare

Available in Laconia. Two openings Call 630-2974 for details! Excellent References!

BARN IN BLEMONT- 5 stall barn with lots of hay storage, tack room, grain room, shavings room, riding arena, 2 large paddock areas & winter water. Price Negotiable. 520-6261 BELMONT One bedroom, deck, washer/dryer hookup, storage room, no utilities. Small pets are OK. Non smokers. $750/month. 774-219-8750 BELMONT, NH- FURNISHED Rooms for rent in gorgeous Large Victorian mansion overlooking Lake Winnisquam on 2 acre of land, covered in mature English gardens & trees and a fabulous gazebo to share. $125-150/week includes shared kitchens, bathrooms, living room, etc. Also includes heat, electric, digital cable, wireless Internet & beach access on Lake Winnisquam. Call 603-524-2382 BELMONT: 1 bedroom, 2nd floor, coin-op laundry & storage space in basement. $200/wk including heat, electric & hot water. 524-1234, BELMONT: Studio apartment, 5 miles from LRCC, 4.5 miles from Exit 20. Very quiet. Utilities included, $675/monthly. 630-7325. FRANKLIN- Riverfront, 1 bedroom, 2nd Floor.$600/month + Utilities, Security Deposit. No

For Rent MEREDITH:2 bedroom apartments and a 2 bedroom mobile home. $700-$750+ utilities. Security deposit required, no pets, 279-5846.

LACONIA: Sunny small 2 bedroom, 2nd floor. No smoking/no dogs. $190/week, includes heat/hot water. 455-5569. LARGE 3 bedroom, wood-floors, W/D hookups. dishwasher, microwave. Quiet street, large deck. A must see. No pets, first floor, no smoking. 1st & security. Credit report. $1200/mo. 603-387-6810 MEREDITH Waterfront Lake Waukewan 1 bedroom with outstanding views. Very private, non-smoker, no pets. $1150 per month. Includes electricity, wi-fi, direct TV, garbage removal, plowing, grounds maintenance. Now taking applications call 603-279-8078. Could make a nice second home. MEREDITH Nice big 3 bedroom apartment, all newly renovated. Includes heat, air conditioning full appliances & washer/Dryer. Available August 10th. 3 weeks free rent. Security deposit due at signing and first month rent due September 1st. $1,175/Month. Call 603-524-8533.

NORTHFIELD: 1 room efficiency cottage with kitchenette & private bath plus additional storage and access to coin-op laundry. $145/week including heat, electric & hot water, 524-1234, LACONIA: Section 8 welcome. 3-Bedroom apartment, 1st floor, on Route 106. $1,200/Month, includes all utilities. Parking, garage, large yard. Available 9/1. 528-2227. TILTON: 1-BEDROOM 3rd floor spacious apartment. Convenient location, no pets. $550/Month. plus utilities, heat. Available 9/7. Security deposit, references. 286-8200

WINTER RENTAL CEDAR LODGE Weirs Beach, Open Year Round ... Studios, 1-bedroom or 2-bedroom condos starting at $575 per month. Please call Wendy at 366-4316.

For Rent-Commercial 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 Prime retail. 850 sf., parking, includes heat. $575 per month. Security deposit & references. 455-6662. STUDIO - OFFICE - RETAIL Fantastic Location over Subway Laconia. High traffic count, upscale Bldg. Ample Parking, air conditioning, electric & heat Included. 300 sq. ft. (plus or minus). $300/Month.


For Sale 21” CUB CADET lawn mower. Electric start, 2 years extended warranty. Like New. $275. 366-4905

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6 Place settings (5 pieces each) Lenox China Brookdale pattern (Daisy) $200. Kirby Sentra all attachments including shampooer $400. 527-4051.

WINDOW Air Conditioners 5200 BTU, with remote, $55. Whirlpool 6000 BTU $55. Nice and cool 387-0629.

AUTO DETAILER NEEDED: Must have reconditioning experience & driver!s license. Competitive pay. Please send resume to

Dental Assistant (Part-Time) Circle Dental in Meredith NH has an immediate opening for an experienced Dental Assistant. Certified is preferred. Circle Dental is a rapidly growing practice that offers the latest technology. Continuing education is an important part of our culture and a willingness to learn is a must. Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Darlene@CircleDentalNH.Com.

PART TIME EXPERIENCED COOK. Weekends a must, age 18 or older. Apply in person. Winnisquam Market & Deli, 1021 Laconia Road, Tilton, N.H.

PAINTERS: Experienced with own transportation. Part/Full Time. Call 279-5755

8 N Tractor, good running $1800. 230 Shaker Road, Northfield, NH. 286-8281 AMAZING! Beautiful Pillowtop Mattress Sets. Twin $199, Full or Queen $249, King $449. Call 603-305-9763 See “Furniture” AD. CAMPER Pop-up, 1994 Fleetwood Destiny. Sleeps six. Clean condition. $900 obo. 279-4175 CUB Cadet Zero Turn Lawn Mower- 50in. deck, 2 seasons old, 117 hours, 22HP Kawasaki engine, collection system and new blades. Excellent condition, can deliver in local area. Cost $3,600, will sell for $1,600. Call 279-0316 DYSON Slim Vacuum All Floors, Like new. Cost $470, sell for $200 968-3287 FIREWOOD: Green, Cut, split and delivered (Gilmanton and surrounding area). $200/ cord. Seasoned available $250/ cord. (603)455-8419

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 BURGUNDY couch with two recliners & matching chair. Good condition, $175/OBO. 520-4311

Free FREE Pickup for of unwanted, useful items. Estates, homes, offices, cleaned out, yardsale items. (603)930-5222.

AUTO TECHNICANS Great Pay, Great Benefits & Sign-on Bonus for the right individuals. Call 603-738-2635 BUSY Florist/Gift Shop looking for sales clerk experienced in retail for year-round weekends. Apply in person or send resume to: Dockside Florist 54 NH Rte. 25 Meredith, NH 03253 FULL time experienced painters. Must have valid driver!s license and own vehicle. Start ASAP. Call Chris 608-5541. PROFESSIONAL Painters needed for quality interior and exterior work in the Lakes Region. Transportation and references required. Call after 6 pm. 524-8011

Experienced Line Cook

Valid driver’s license & transportation required. Call 366-2665 Leave message

GOLF: CLUBRUNNER Motor Caddie. Including battery and charger. $200. 293-8909.

Home Care: at the Very Heart of Healthcare…..Enjoy job flexibility, set your own hours, provide care to one patient at a time, work routine day time hours.

HUSQVARNA shoulder supported Brush Cutter sparingly used, originally $600 with attachments, best offer over $200.00. Call 527-0525

Home Care RN: P/T and per diem. Valuable member of case management team providing assessment and RN skilled care, teach/counsel patient and family regarding care. Min. 1 year med/surg exp.; RN experience with geriatric pop. & IV skills beneficial. Computer skills required. Valid NH nursing license, NH driver’s license and reliable transportation required.

JETT III Ultra Power Wheelchair $1500 Generac generator 5500 watt $350. Antique radio $200 744-6107

Physical Therapist: P/T and per diem positions providing work time flexibility, independence and

JOHN Deere Hydro 175 mower, oversized 48 inch deck. $650 obo. 344-4504 JOHNSON Bros. dishes, Made in England. Blue & white Coaching Scene Service of 12. Good Condition $100 firm. 934-1018



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KENMORE HE washer /dryer 7 months old, with 2 year protection agreement, cost $1300, sell for $950. 968-3287 Kenmore washer, Performa Dryer. Both extra large capacity, white, both work well $300 pair. 731-6230 LOG Length Firewood: 7-8 cords, $900. Local delivery. 998-8626. MOSSBERG 100ART .270 Cal. Bolt Action Rifle. Rifle is fully equipped for hunting from a scope to reload equipment and everything in between. Rifle and equipment all less than a year old $450. Call for details, 455-4972. MOVING sale. Bedroom sets, dining room set, bar stools, partio furniture, end tables, etc. 603-393-8095. OVER 100 used bricks. Women!s fur coats, one long, one short. Call 524-0561 POOL - above ground - 27x54” w/additional safety fence, filter, staircase ladder, needs liner. $1000. Also at additional costs or separately, staircase ladder, vacuum, pool deck. 603-387-8601 Retired Chrysler/Ford mechanic selling Snap-On tools & tool cabinet. Too many to list, call for info. 603-738-4984

RETIREMENT SALE Carpentry tools, too many to list! All excellent condition! Also air conditioner & misc. 603-387-7507 SINGLE Axle Metal Dump Trailer: 5X8ft, year old, used a few times. Like new, 4,000lb. capacity. Wood side extensions. $2,800. 744-5114

autonomy. Seeing 4-5 clients a day, provide assessment & teaching while working with an interdisciplinary team. Require graduate of a PT program approved by the APTA and a valid NH PT license. Min. 1 yr. of exp. in an acute setting. Competitive wages & supportive environment.

LNA: P/T and per diem positions. Enjoy independence and flexibility. Prefer home care experience. Must have min. of 1 yr. LNA exp., reliable auto/insurance & valid NH LNA and driving licenses. RN Utilization Review/Medical Coder: F/T position. Provides clinical chart review, acts as a consultant to clinical staff to advance the understanding of clinical documentation. Provides education for documentation, proper coding and payer requirements. Candidates must have effective communication, enjoy teaching peers using language that results in learning & improvements. Role requires organizational skills, strong motivation to provide quality outcomes, ability to follow instructions and work independently. Prefer applicants with home care experience and strong knowledge of OASIS documentation. Submit resume to HR, Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice, 780 North Main Street, Laconia, NH 03246, FAX to 603-524-8217, e-mail EOE

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PRESCHOOL TEACHER Lakeland School seeks qualified teacher for 3 and 4 year old morning preschool for 2013-14 school year. Please forward resume and references to:

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Small but very busy shop, looking for ASE CERTIFIED Mechanic / Technician. Must have valid NH Drivers License, NH State Inspection License, good driving record, tools, excellent references and work history. Ideal candidate will also be a team player, well organized, have a good work ethic, and have reliable transportation. Must be available Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm. Pay based on experience. Please email:

at White Mountain Country Club for the balance of the golf season. Positions include: Snack Bar, Pro Shop and Carts. Send inquiries to: PO Box 986, Ashland, NH 03217 or e-mail to:

We are looking for a technician with the desire to join a fast growing company

No telephone calls please. 3 Country Club Drive, Ashland, NH 03217

We Offer: A clean new well equipped facility, a 5 day work week (Sat & Sun off!), benefits, a friendly atmosphere with the opportunity to grow as the company grows. You Need: Strong work ethics/clean work habits, completely dedicated to customer satisfaction, NHSI License, ASE Certifications, strong diagnostic skills, air conditioning experience & able to perform alignments all a plus. If you meet these things and are looking to join a team, please stop in at 159 East Conway Rd. No phone calls please


Recreation Vehicles


2003 Holiday Rambler 34SBD 2 Slides 44K 8.1 Vortec Gas. Many extras. $34,900 OBO. 508-942-9880

Begin a NEW career in 2013 in just 7 weeks! Class begins in Laconia: August 6 Evenings. Call 603-647-2174 or visit

Sarah's Tutoring • Specialty; SAT and ACT tests • Math, English and Subject tests •All High School Subjects •Languages; Spanish, French, German and Russian

Lakes Region/Concord

Reasonable Rates

603-528-2964 Land 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.

Or email:

GILFORD: 8.69 acres with driveway and underground utilities installed to private building site with brook. $99,900. Owner/broker, 524-1234.

HP HOOD LLC, one of the largest branded dairy operators in the Unites States, is currently hiring for Class A Delivery Drivers in its Concord, NH division. HOME EVERY NIGHT! Qualified candidates must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent, valid Class A driver’s license and a clean driving record both personally and professionally. Tractor trailer and direct store delivery experience is preferred. Candidates must be capable of very physical work (able to push/pull 75-200 lbs.). Early mornings, weekends, holidays, and overtime are a must! We offer a competitive pay and benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, STD and LTD insurance, sick days, 10 paid holidays, vacation, 401k with company match, and profit sharing.

Apply online only at: No phone calls please. Diesel Mechanic - Diesel Technician Needed! We are now hiring Diesel Technician to maintain our fleet of school buses at our Moultonborough location. Job duties include: • Repairs and maintains school buses and school bus equipment. • Inspects and tests equipment at prescribed intervals of time & usage or upon malfunction or breakdown. • Inspects, tests, and aligns bus lights and wheels and maintains electrical systems and controls. Adjusts equipment to standards set by state DOT for motor vehicle inspections and safety standards. • Disassembles, inspects, and replaces worn or broken parts. Fits and adjusts new or repaired parts. • Test drives repaired equipment. • Uses hoist wrenches, gauges, drills or grinders, or other specialized mechanic tools and equipment. • Performs limited bodywork and repainting on vehicles after a breakdown or accident. • Oils and greases vehicles; changes filters. • Notifies supervisor of potentially dangerous equipment and corrective action taken. • Performs all other duties as assigned. Our School Bus Technicians must: Be at least 18 years of age Have a valid driver’s license Have or be able to obtain a CDL license, Passenger Endorsement First Student is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity. Drug screening is a condition of employment. First Student cares as much about you as our students’ safety. That’s why we offer competitive wages and benefits, company training, paid holidays and vacation, medical and dental insurance, 401(k) savings plan, free uniforms, and much more. Contact Dave or Brenda at (603)476-5564

LAND for sale, North Road Shelburne. Five acres, $50,000. Beautiful wooded lot, 262 frontage. (603)466-3690.

Looking for Full-Time


Please apply in person after 4:30pm.

CJ AVERY’S Lakeport

PT Computer Help needed: Familiar with uploading photos onto Ebay & Craigs List. PDQ 524-1430 .

Get the Best Help Under the Sun! Starting at $2.50 per day Call 737.2020 or email

The Vintage Cafe, 626 Main St., Laconia: Hiring front counter, preferably with server experience. No phone calls please. Apply within. Part-time. Weekends a must. Total Security is looking for alarm technicians. Must have experience. Full-time. Call 603-524-2833 TRUCK MECHANIC NEEDED: Must have experience, NH state inspection lcense & driver!s license. Competitive pay. Send resume to lakesregiontrucks@

MEREDITH-LAKE WINNISQUAM (3) Approved Building Lots; $60,000 REDUCTION

Looking To Rent

2009 Fleetwood 34-B Class-A Fiesta LX. 8K miles, full body paint, 3 slides. Mint $69,900. 267-7044

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 FLIP this house: 3 bedroom, 1-bath, living room, dining room. Needs TLC. A block from downtown Laconia. Assessed at $130K, asking $69,500. Principals only, sold as is. Call 603-581-6710 MEREDITH LAKE WINNISQUAM4000 SF; 3 Car Finished/ Heated Garage + INLAW


Little green house on the hill on 4.5 acres, on North Road. Needs updates. Quiet beautiful area, near AMC trails and ski areas. $79,900. FMI call 603-723-0865.

Roommate Wanted BELMONT: 2 rooms $125/week & $105/week to share 4-bedroom home on private property. Utilities included. Free Internet access. No pets. References 520-4500 or 387-6776


Healthy active senior seeking room rental in exchange for light house and yard work, monthly stipend. call 393-1127


Home Improvements ROOFS

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

LOST CANOE Lake Winnisquam residents, if you have seen this canoe, please call Kristine at 603-455-3659. It floated away on the night of 7/30 from Meredith. It is green with flowers and has Hakuna Matata written on the side of it. It is very sentimental to me.

Mobile Homes 2004 mobile home in small co-op. 3-BR, 2-FB, Eat-in-kitchen, DW, new stove. Asking $35,000. Call 524-7225 PARK Model, high end 2009 Kroft, 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

Motorcycles 1986 Custom Harley Sportster 5,000 miles $2500 or trade for small vehicle cheap runner. 937-7054 1998 Kawasaki Vulcan Classic 1500cc, 47,500 mi, $3500 obo. 455-6034

Buy • Sell • Trade

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

Recreation Vehicles 1989 Motorhome- Decent condition. $4,500/OBO. 707-1545 1995 Hy-Line Travel Trailer: Park Model with 2 tip-outs. $2,500 or


126 Pease Rd. Meredith Halfway between Rte.104 & Parade Rd.

Wed-Sun 10-5 603-279-4234 Kero & Electric Lamps Shades • Supplies Glassware • Tools & Collectibles

Lamp Repair is our Specialty

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Vickie DiPrizio joins Bank of NH’s team of retail lenders LACONIA — Bank of New Hampshire announced that Vickie DiPrizio has joined their team of Retail Lenders as a Mortgage Loan Officer. Vickie will be serving the towns of Moultonborough, Center Harbor, Sandwich, Wolfeboro, Tuftonboro, Ossipee, Brookfield, Wakefield and surrounding communities.

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Vickie joins Bank of New Hampshire with more than 24 years of banking experience, of which 15 has been focused on mortgage origination in the Lakes Region. Her expertise has been in residential lending and she brings a wealth of knowledge of the New Hampshire real estate market. Vickie is well versed in a full range of lending programs including first-time homebuyer program, construction and vacation/second home buyer’s market. Vickie and her husband have lived in the Lakes Region for the past 25 years. She has served on many local boards and committees including volunteering for the United Way “Day of Caring” as well as various youth programs in the Wolfeboro area and is a member of the Lakes Region Board of Realtors.

Registration underway for flag football league MEREDITH — Registration for the Fall 2013 Season of the Lakes Region Flag Football League (LRFFL) is underway. The LRFFL is a National Football League affiliated youth flag football league and is open to all boys and girls in the Lakes Region area between the ages of 4-17, with 5 age divisions: ages 4-6; ages 6-8; ages 9-11; ages 12-14 and ages 15-17. All divisions are co-ed. Sign up is easy and only available online and can be done right from the comfort of your own home at your convenience. Sign-up at: Flag football is played 5-on-5 and requires no helmets, and no equipment is needed as this is a non-contact sport. Offensive players are considered “tackled” when a defender pulls the flag off of the ball carriers flag belt. We teach our players the ability and the

responsibility to avoid all contact, which makes them quick, agile, and elusive. NFL Flag Football offers great fun and teamwork, and all players on offense have the opportunity to touch the ball on any given play. The LRFFL’s mission is to provide a safe and enjoyable youth sports experience for all players and their families regardless of skill level. The Registration fee for the Fall 2013 season is $60 before August 5; $65 from August 6 until September 4. The fee covers all expenses for the season, and each player will receive an NFL Flag reversible team jersey and a set of NFL Flags to keep. Credit card payments are accepted online, and checks are also accepted. Practices are one hour per week, typically on Wednesday nights, and games in the fall are played on Sunday afternoons at the Inter-Lakes High School turf field in Meredith.

MEREDITH —The Meredith Public Library will be hosting two computer classes in August. The class topics with include an Introduction to PC’s and a program on the new Windows 8 software. Introduction to PCs will be Tuesday, August 6 at 10:30 a.m. This class will explain what to look for when buying

a new computer and how to use popular programs. A Windows 8 program will be on Tuesday, August 20 at 10:30 a.m. Attendees will address common questions about the program. Registration is required for both programs. For more information or to register call 279-4303.

Two computer classes offered at Meredith Public Library

Meredith Historical to hear about winter celebrations MEREDITH — Local historian and anthropologist Dan Heyduk will be showing a slide presentation of Meredith’s winter celebrations of nearly 100 years on Tuesday, August 6 at the Meredith Historical Society. The program will begin at 7 p.m. The presentation will show images of baseball on snowshoes, horse and dog sled races, and a Winter



BRIAN JAMES CARPENTRY Additions, Repairs, Siding, Roofing, & more Fully Insured. 630-6231.

Carnival ball complete with orchestra. Heyduk will also describe businesses in a vibrant Meredith Center, where mills, blacksmiths, wheelwrights, carpentry shops and a hotel kept the economy growing. The evening is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. For more information call 279-1190.



HANDYMAN SERVICES Small Jobs Are My Speciality

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Rev. Jay Hutchinson to lead Union Church service

The Union Church of Meredith Neck welcomes the Rev. Jay Hutchinson to the service on Sunday, August 4 at 10 a.m. Hutchinson is the chaplain at St. Andrew’s School in Middletown, DE where he has lived and worked for the past twelve years since receiving his Master of Divinity degree in 2000. Ordained an Episcopal priest in 2003 from the Diocese of Massachusetts, Hutchinson, his wife, Whiz, and son Jack, spend their summers in Holderness. Making this service a family affair, his sister Anne will supply special music for the service. The Union Church welcomes all to Summer Services. (Courtesy photo)

Veterans Home hosting Cruise Night on August 8

TILTON — The New Hampshire Veterans Home Annual Classic Cruise Night will be held Thursday, August 8 from 6-8 p.m. Guests will enjoy Classics from the Golden Age of Horsepower. There is free admission, no entry fee with registration 5-6 p.m. at the Pavilion. There will be live entertainment with the Bel Airs, light refreshments will be available and there will be a 50/50 Raffle to benefit NHVH Resident Benefit Fund. Rain date is Thursday, August 15. For more call: Maureen Campbell, 527-4889; Jon Bossey 527-4452; or Christine Garner 527-4815.

Yard Sale

Yard Sale

ALEXANDRIA, 74 North Road, Sat 8/3 and Sund 8/4 9am-4pm. Rain or shine.


BELMONT Yard Sale- Saturday, August 3rd 8am-4pm. Sunday, August 4th 8am-2pm. 10 Bryant Rd. Cleaning out, years of accumulated stuff! Most items, name your price! Some large items priced.

Rick Drouin 520-5642 or 744-6277

Our Customers Don!t get Soaked!

Street Wide Yard Sale Ridgewood Drive 9 AM - 2 PM Moving out sales, household, furniture, kids stuff, technical, tools, bikes, garage items, books, etc... Something for everyone. Multi-Family households. No Early Birds Please

528-3531 Major credit cards accepted QUALITY Firewood: Seasoned, dry hardwood. Pine or green available. Call for details, competative prices. 603-630-4813.

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

GIFORD Yard Sale- Friday & Saturday, 8/2 & 8/3, 8am-12pm 44 Oxbow Lane. Rain or Shine! 5-piece wrought iron patio set, round oak table, lots of great stuff!

MEREDITH GARAGE SALE 38 Livingston Rd. Sat. 7:30am-12:30pm


Fishing, household & Antiques


DICK THE HANDYMAN DAVE Waldron Maintenance: Sand, Gravel, Loam & Mulch. Excavation, Driveway / Road Repair, Etc. 279-3172.

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

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

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


MEREDITH, 21 Solace Pointe Road (across from Windsong Place-Meredith Center Rd.) Sat. 8/3, 8am-5pm. Dehumidifier, wheel barrel, workbench, shop vac, spreader, rugs, tools, paddles, kitchen utensils, dishes, lamps, crafts and more.

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