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Bear Island residents criticize dock at Cattle Landing BY MICHAEL KITCH THE LACONIA DAILY SUN
MEREDITH — Nearly two dozen residents, most from Bear Island, urged the Board of Selectmen to take steps to correct flaws in the design of the new docks at Cattle Landing when the board met last night. “”We’re delighted with the new dock,” began Don Morrissey of Gilford who summers on the island, “but it does have some problems.”
The floating concrete dock is 80 feet long. It is anchored by three piles projecting from the side of the dock, one at the end and two on the south side, bracketed to the dock by four-foot by six-foot timber frames or guides. It is lined with posts, set flush to the dock, with cleats between them. Morrisey said that not only did the piles limit the capacity of the dock but also posed a hazard to boats, which struck the guides. The pile at the end of the dock, he said, eliminated what had traditionally been a
“drop off and pick up” spot, available when both sides of the dock were occupied. He proposed framing and decking the docking to enclose the projecting piles. “I haven’t run into anyone who is pleased with the dock,” said Michael Robinson, who said his Boston Whaler was damaged when it slipped under the dock, then struck it when lifted by wave action. He said that such incidents were common with the small boats that represent much of the traffic at see DOCK page 13
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NEW HAMPTON — A Massachusetts man was ordered held on $5,000 cash only bail in the 4th Circuit Court, Laconia Division yesterday after allegedly sexually assaulting two girls during a camping trip to Yogi Bears’ Jellystone Park. see SMALL page 12
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LACONIA — The 11th annual Brenda’s Ride with Friends drew a record turnout of 239 motorcycles Saturday, with well in excess of 300 riders making the scenic run around Lake Winnipesaukee to raise funds for the Oncology Department at Lakes Region General Hospital. Bikers set out from the Weirs Beach Lob-
ster Pound at mid-morning with an escort of five police motorcycles from Laconia, Meredith, Tilton, Northfield and Alton and returned to the Lobster Pound for an afternoon of music, food and fund-raising raffles. The event was started in 2003 by Brenda Ganong, a cancer survivor since 1997, and her husband, John, and drew 35 bikes the first year it was held. Since then participation has grown every
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CDC: 300,000 new Lyme disease cases each year
ATLANTA (AP) — Lyme disease is about 10 times more common than previously reported, health officials said Monday. As many as 300,000 Americans are actually diagnosed with Lyme disease each year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced. Usually, only 20,000 to 30,000 illnesses are reported each year. For many years, CDC officials have known that many doctors don’t report every case and that the true count was probably much higher. The new figure is the CDC’s most comprehensive attempt at a better estimate. The number comes from a survey of seven national laboratories, a national patient survey and a review of insurance information. “It’s giving us a fuller picture and it’s not a pleasing one,” said Dr. Paul Mead, who oversees the agency’s tracking of Lyme disease. The ailment is named after Lyme, Conn., where the illness was see LYME page 12
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Village bloodbath highlights Egypt’s new agony CAIRO (AP) — The police captain says he has memories of pretending to be dead, of men being dragged around by cars, of a policeman being told by his attacker: “We will give you a slow death.” Mohammed Abdel-Hamid was the sole survivor of an assault on a police station a few kilometers (miles) from the Pyramids in which 15 police were killed by supporters of deposed President Mohammed Morsi. An officer in his 20s, he lies in a police hospital in Cairo, shot in the shoulder and leg, recounting to The Associated Press what happened in Kirdasah, an impoverished village ordinarily known for
its handmade rugs. This decades-old confrontation between two perennial Egyptian foes — police and Islamists — has erupted anew after the ouster of Mohammed Morsi, the elected Islamist president on July 3. It turned bloody on Wednesday, when the military raided two protest camps of Morsi’s supporters in Cairo, killing hundreds of people. The Kirdasah attack began three hours later, with the mob peppering the police station with firebombs and gunfire. Inside were Police Chief Gen. Mohammed Gabr; his deputy, Amer Abdel-Maksoud; and seven other officers plus seven
rank-and-file policemen and soldiers. “The whole town was in the streets protesting and chanting,” Abdel-Hamid. The siege went on for six hours until “we ran out of ammunition and we got no reinforcements while the machine-gun and automatic-weapons fire got heavier.” Rocket-propelled grenades demolished the outside gates and set vehicles on fire, he said. The last words he heard from the police chief on the phone to Cairo HQ were, “We are going to die here.” He said heavy smoke forced the men out of the building where attackers tied some see EGYPT page 7
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MEXICO CITY (AP) — As Mexican children trooped back to school on Monday, they had already learned one lesson: You can’t believe everything you read in your textbook. Their new government-provided books are riddled with the sort of errors that students are supposed to be learning to avoid: misspellings, errors of grammar and punctuation, and at least one city located in the wrong state. The foul-up is an embarrassment for a government that is trying to overhaul Mexico’s much-criticized school system. Officials promised to give teachers a list of the errors so they can try to manually correct at least see BOOKS page 9
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Kidnap suspect leaves Guardian chief: UK had newspaper drives destroyed LONDON (AP) — British agents oversaw the tough meetings in which officials demanded the money to victim’s family destruction of an unspecified number of the GuardGuardian comply. Eventually, he said, officials
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A man who died in a shootout with FBI agents after kidnapping a 16-year-old girl and killing her mother and brother named a member of the victims’ family as his life insurance beneficiary, a spokesman for the man’s family said Monday. James Lee DiMaggio left $112,000 to Hannah Anderson’s paternal grandmother, said Andrew Spanswick. He didn’t know why but believes it was for the benefit of Hannah, the girl abducted by DiMaggio. Hannah was rescued in the FBI shootout on Aug. 10 in the Idaho wilderness and returned home to San Diego. DiMaggio, 40, had been like an uncle to the Anderson children and the father’s best friend. DiMaggio named Bernice Anderson as the sole beneficiary of his employer-issued life insurance policy in 2011, substituting her for his sister Lora Robinson, the lone survivor of his immediate family, Spanswick said. DiMaggio lived with Bernice Anderson for about two years before buying a house in 2009 in Boulevard, about 65 miles east of San Diego, Spanswick said. Authorities found the remains of Christina Anderson, 44, and Ethan Anderson, 8, in the Boulevard house after it was set on fire. DiMaggio’s sister called Hannah’s father, Brett Anderson, on Friday to tell him about the life insurance payment. see KIDNAP page 12
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Respect... make it contagious Imagine if you will, two young men meet somewhere in their town. They strike up a conversation and quickly become friends. It doesn’t seem to matter that one of the young men is obviously poor while the other seems to be from a rather well-off family. They meet on a regular basis and talk of the things that interest them both . . . their friendship grows. One morning before leaving home, William, the well-to-do young man, is advised by his mother that they are having friends for dinner and he replies that he will bring his friend. And he did. Sadly, William’s friend was embarrassed as he entered William’s beautiful home and saw all those people beautifully dressed chatting as they awaited to be served a sumptuous meal in the elegant dining room. It was, to say the least, awkward and humiliating. William’s heart ached for his friend and he couldn’t understand how his parents and their friends could not see beyond the tattered clothes of his friend and discover the person that he knew and respected, the person who was his friend. That experience so moved young William that he dedicated his life to bringing respect and nourishment of the body and soul to those who are often invisible to others. Young William Booth founded what we now know to be the worldwide Salvation Army. In Laconia, we are fortunate to have a very active and diverse branch of that army, headed up by Captains Steven and Sally Warren. Among their many outreach programs, the Salvation Army offers a noon day meal at what they call The Friendly Kitchen. Over 20 different churches and other organizations contribute to providing a substantial meal every Tuesday through Sunday noon at their main building on Union Avenue. There are no restrictions on who may enter the dining hall. Often, some of the diners are workers in the area who know they are welcome and who know that volunteers from some local church or other organization have prepared a nice luncheon, including beverages and desert. Other diners may be temporarily residing at the Carey House or be local folks who enjoy the meals and the social aspect of community dining. Often, if there are left-overs, the remaining food
can be given to the Carey House next door, where it will be used to help feed some of their residents. There are a number of organizations who contribute food stuffs to the Salvation Army, including local supermarkets, farms, and individuals. Should you like to make a food contribution please call the main office at 524-1834. Next door to the main building is the Salvation Army’s Carey House, 528-8086. This house provides temporary shelter for up to 31 people each night. Within that number there are three modest sized family units, and the other rooms can accommodate up to 14 men and 6 women. The Carey House staff works with each of the residents to develop action plans to help them find work and regain their independence. As part of those plans the staff assists in myriad ways to help the residents find permanent housing. In speaking with Amanda Lewis, the director of the Carey House, I asked what kinds of items are most needed to help support the Carey House operation. One of the first items mentioned was paper products, particularly toilet tissue. As you can imagine, the bodily functions of 31 people requires substantial amounts of bath and facial tissues, paper towels, bar soap, washing machine detergent, and other cleansing agents. Of course there are any number of food stuffs that would also be welcome. Please consider the Carey House needs when you make your next shopping trip . . . they are located on the corner of Union Avenue and Spring Street and have an ample parking lot right off Union Avenue. Another of the Good Works of the Salvation Army is its Thrift Store at 77 New Salem Street, in Laconia, 737-9998. This is a sizable location and it accepts most donations, except mattresses. Because of space limitations, on occasion they will put a hold on some electronics items that get overstocked. Otherwise, clothing (regardless of season), household items, furniture, toys, and most everything else is welcome. Those wishing to take a tax deduction simply need to ask and a receipt will be provided for the goods donated. This location provides temporary work for Carey House residents while also providing a shopping outlet for those seeking useful clothing, household, and electronics at very reasonable see MEADE next page
LETTERS Description of sex assault wasn’t suitable for public consumption To The Daily Sun, On Thursday (8/15), a front page story appeared regarding a local man facing multiple rape charges. Daily Sun reporter Gail Ober went too far in her unnecessarily graphic description of these alleged assaults. I believe, that most readers needed no more clarification than the official charges levied. Testimony in open court doesn’t need to be quoted when it is inappropri-
ate for public consumption. Whether young or old, your readers don’t glean more information from such sensationalism, the alleged crimes are disgusting enough, but your story was nothing short of pornographic. PS: I realize what sells newspapers, but Gail remember yours is FREE! Bill Akerley Gilford
With enough public input, delegation will vote for prudent spending To The Daily Sun, There is much discussion about the condition of the Belknap County Department of Corrections (Jail) and the idea of building a new 42 million dollar facility at $380,000 per inmate. Upon invitation, on August 12, 2013, we joined with several New Hampshire Representatives for a tour of the jail to learn about the building condition and utilization of space. The facility is located just north of the downtown Laconia area with the jail, sheriff and nursing home sharing the same location. The outdoor grounds look fine, parking seemed plentiful and the brick exterior of the building looks good. The building structure is made of concrete and brick materials that should last for hundreds of years if properly maintained. The current number of inmates being housed is about 111. The length of stay of inmates held between January 1, 2013 and August 12, 2013 included 439 for 1 to 15 days, about 119 held for 16 to 60 days and 78 held over 60 days. Almost 70 percent of the total number of inmates were held for less than 15 days. Jails are usually for non-convicted people being held waiting a trial, bail, etc. As we entered the building through a door near the newly renovated County Commissioners offices and conference/meeting room, the concrete walls were nicely painted, the flooring and ceilings looked great and restrooms were clean. The jail Superintendent Daniel Ward, Sr. did a superb job of briefly explaining the basic operations, the use of rooms and answered questions sincerely. He said tours of the jail
are done almost on a daily basis and anyone interested is welcome to call for a tour appointment. Through connecting doorways, we entered the main area of the jail where the security control room, classrooms, visiting booths and five maximum security cells are located. The overall condition looked great. The concrete walls have a fresh coat of paint and the resilient floors were shiny with polish. It was stated that the inmates painted the walls in this area. As we proceeded through a hallway to the large gym area where 16 minimum security woman inmates were jointly housed, it was obvious that building maintenance was little to none. The concrete walls and floors need painting and the ceilings have large stain marks. Upon inquiring about the stains, the explanation was that the roof leaks and buckets are used to catch rainwater. It was unknown as to why the leaks have not been repaired. Roof leaks can cause much damage to ceilings, walls, electrical circuits, etc. and should be patched right away to stop the leak until a permanent repair is completed. The beds were basic metal framed with mattress. However, it sure seems that the use of bunk beds by jail inmates is appropriate since military personnel are required to sleep in them as Mr. David DeVoy, an experienced longtime military person pointed out in a recent letter. About 43 minimum security men were located in two large rooms with a shared bathroom. The upstairs room, referred to as the attic, was housing about 13 “work release” inmates who work at the nursing home. A portable
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LETTERS Middle East cultures seem to be best under control of strong men To The Daily Sun, After reading, watching and listening to the news and debates concerning events in the Middle East over the past few years I’ve begun to question this nation’s belief that people in that part of the world actually seek or even approve of democracy. Most recently the “Arab Spring” has turned pretty stormy which is really not much different from before the democracy movements. Perhaps I’m wrong but given the history, culture, and dominate religion, Islam, all of which are authoritarian based, I consider that it is perhaps a fools errand to attempt to promote democracy there. That culture seems to have done best when under the control of one sort of strong man or another. Now I’m not saying that is any sort of just or even a peaceful society but compared to the chaos
of the recent half century it could not be much worse. Presently Egypt is suffering from the threat of potential civil war; Syria is in full blown revolt with 100,000 dead, some estimate; Iraq is showing signs of joining the bloody circus as has Libya and Afghanistan. Right now here in the U.S. our leaders are debating whether or not we should provide weapons to the Syrian rebels and what to do about Egypt? I say stay clear of the whole thing, we have no dog in those fights. Getting involved is a no-win position for us. Who ever prevails in Syria will be no friend of ours and in Egypt the army kept the Muslim brotherhood under control for decades so even if another Mubarak gains power that is better for us then the brotherhood. Still let them decide. Steve Earle Hill
from preceding page air conditioner used in the medical room was relocated to the attic area during the recent heat spell. Purchasing more of the relatively low cost portable air conditioning units could be a reasonable solution when summer temperatures are extreme. There are about 10 smaller rooms housing between 3 and 7 inmates each that have several individual rooms with bunks off a common area used for TV watching, card games, etc. Some of the individual room door locks broke and have not worked for a long time. The locks were never repaired due to high cost and apparent lack of real need. The neglect of ongoing maintenance makes these inmate areas look run down and dirty since the walls and floor need painting, the bathrooms are in need of patching, tiling, painting, etc. However, painting is inexpensive, especially if the inmates do the work as they did in the main area of the jail. The showers could be repaired by removing old wall material, replacing plumbing fixtures as needed and installing new wall backing with ceramic tiles. One shower stall was lined with plastic sheathing in attempt to stop water from penetrating the walls. A skilled plumber and tile contractor could repair a shower stall in only a couple of day’s time. This should be done right away since water leaks from the shower could cause more damage in other areas. An estimate for a new jail building was obtained since some believe that the jail looks so bad it is not repairable. Most admit that the 42 million dollars seems exorbitant. Before spending many millions of dollars for a new building and demolishing the existing space, it would be prudent to obtain several estimates to fix the roof on a permanent
basis, remodel the bathrooms, install reasonable air and heating systems, tile some of the floors while allowing the inmates to paint all the walls and remaining floors. Upon completion of remodeling, this area will look like the main area mentioned earlier. In terms of space, a tour handout indicates the design capacity of the jail is 87 inmates, which is 24 less than the current 111. An estimate from several contractors to build a basic concrete wall addition with brick veneer exterior about 10,000 SF in size (much less than 15 percent of the combined existing facility) seems like a reasonable way of increasing the capacity. At 100 to 200 dollars per square foot, the cost would be between 1 and 2 million dollars. The additional space along with the use of bunk beds will provide more than the needed inmate capacity. It will also free up the gym to be used again for winter exercise and other activities. Hopefully, the 42 million dollar new jail building amount is not being used as a means of convincing people that a 21 million dollar building will be a bargain! Also, if neglecting jail repairs is being used as an attempt to justify an entirely new jail building, the strategy should be stopped. With enough public input, optimistically, the majority of the current delegation will vote for prudent spending. In the meantime, using a practical approach to make repairs should be approved before there is more unnecessary damage to the building. Rep. Jane Cormier (Belknap District 8) Rep. Stephen Holmes (Belknap District 5) Robert Daniels Alton
from preceding page prices. These are but of the few good works done by this wonderful organization. If you would like to make a contribution to help in the continuation of their good works, you may send your donation to them at P. O. Box 326, Laconia, NH, 03247-0326, or, if you would like to make a continuing monthly contri-
bution, please send in to The Salvation Army Laconia Corps Processing Center, P. O. Box 955, Keene, NH 03431-0955. Out of the goodness of his heart, and a desire to respect those less fortunate, young William Booth created this wonderful organization. Please help to continue to fulfill its promise. (Bob Meade is a Laconia resident.)
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Got Lunch! Laconia program co-founder John Walker presents Mayor Mike Seymour with a plaque honoring his efforts on behalf of the program. (Roger Amsden photo for the Laconia Daily Sun)
Got Lunch! hailed as a revolution that started in Laconia BY ROGER AMSDEN
LACONIA — Laconia Mayor Mike Seymour hailed the success of Laconia’s Got Lunch! at an ice cream social Monday afternoon honoring the program’s volunteer workers. Seymour, who was presented with a ‘’Mayor Mike’’ plaque at the event, said he couldn’t be more proud, of the efforts of those involved in the program, which since it started three years ago has delivered 61,567 lunches to hundreds of school age children during the summer months. The program has now spread to 14 New Hampshire communities. Saymour called Got Lunch! ‘’a revolution which started right here in Laconia.’’ John Walker, who along with the Rev. Paula Gile, associate pastor of the Congregational Church of Laconia, UCC, helped start the now widely emulated program, said that Seymour’s support and encouragement, along with that of former Superintendent of Schools Bob Champlin, were crucial in getting the program up and running and involving the community in supporting it. Seymour said that it now seems surprising to him that no one else had devised a summer program for feed-
ing school children when nearly 70 percent of the city’s school children qualified for free or reduced lunch programs. Walker said that more than 25,000 meals were distributed by the program to more than 500 children this summer during the weeks when schools are not in session and that more than 70 volunteers helped pack and assemble shopping bags filled with groceries, including fresh fruit and vegetables, as well as delivering them to more than 300 households across the city. ‘’When we got together to start the program the first person I called was Ed Engler at the Laconia Daily Sun and he said he’d be glad to help us get the word out about it. The first call I got after the story ran was from Mayor Seymour and he’s been a strong supporter since that time,’’ said Walker. He said that there are now 14 similar programs in the state and the latest community to start a Got Lunch! program is Gilford, where Tom Francouer has volunteered to lead the effort. Walker praised Seymour’s work as mayor, calling him ‘’the best small-city mayor in the country,’’ and said that his leadership will be missed when his term of office ends in January.
RIDE from page one One rider who has been at all 11 events is Kurt McLaughlin, a firefighter from Cambridge, Mass., who grew up with John Ganong in Somerville, Mass., where they both rode motorcycles together as teenagers. “I wouldn’t miss it,’’ says McLaughlin, who just arrived back home from attending the Sturgis, S.D., motorcycle rally and was riding with a contingent of Cambridge firefighters in Saturday’s ride.
“This community is unbelievable. Everybody pulls together to help out. That’s why it’s so great to live here,” said John Ganong, who moved to the Lakes Region 30 years ago from Somerville, Mass., and has been involved in the real estate field in the Lakes Region for many years. Brenda Ganong says that when she first heard that she had breast cancer she thought her life was over and that she might never even see her then see next page
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Youssef insists he didn’t break election law LACONIA — Former District 7 Senate candidate Joshua Youssef said yesterday that he did not violate any state election laws when he created a blog that mirrored that of his ex-wife’s attorney Ed Mosca. He said his blog, www.edmoscablog. com, had a disclaimers throughout, saying Mosca was not responsible for its content and it was not affiliated with Mosca. Youssef, a Laconia Republican, lost his bid for the District 7 Senate seat in 2012 to Democrat Andrew Hosmer, also of Laconia. Youssef said he was very concerned that the Office of the State Attorney would continue to spend the time and resources of the taxpayers to investigate an alleged election law violation months after the complaint was no longer relevant. Youssef, who said he will likely run again for the Senate District 7 seat in 2014, said the investigation into www.edmoscablog.com was “beyond irresponsible” and is emblematic of the waste of government resources he believes is one of the biggest problem facing the state. On Aug. 6, the civil division of the AG’s Office told him to “cease and desist” using www.edmoscablog.com or face possible criminal charges. Assistant Attorney General Stephen G. LaBonte said Youssef violated
the provision of RSA 666:6 by creating the blog he said was close enough to Mosca’s blog that people could misconstrue who wrote it. The investigation was triggered by a complaint filed in February. “This is state agencies wielding power they don’t have,” Youssef said yesterday, adding only a court of law has the legal right to “order” him to do stop using the blog. “No (criminal) charges have ever been filed,” Youssef said, noting only a judge or jury could order a “cease and desist.” “Some believe RSA 666:6 is not constitutional and would be struck down if challenged to the Supreme Court,” he said, classifying his use of the blog as “free speech” and saying the courts have traditionally given “broad latitude” to political speech. He said the investigation into www. edmoscablog.com was politically motivated by a Democratic Party-led executive branch. “Now I’m more politically motivated than I ever have been, “ Youssef said. “Government is a customer service industry and the people of New Hampshire have lost faith in their government.” He said he would work to restore that faith. District 7 is comprised of Laconia, Franklin, Belmont, Gilford, Northfield, Webster, Canterbury, Andover and Salisbury.
EGYPT from page 2 of them to cars and dragged them, beat them with wooden and metal poles, stabbed and poured acid on them, slashed their throats. A video posted on social networking sites and circulated on newspaper websites such as el-Watan showed the police chief stripped of his clothes, sitting in a pool of blood, next to a dozen others. A second showed a scalped officer. A third showed one of the policemen on the asphalt with his back to a car that appeared to have been used in his dragging. Someone with face off-camera was seen killing a motionless man. Abdel-Hamid said he and three soldiers fled into a residential building to seek refuge but he was turned back by an old man who called him “traitor.” He said he and others were dragged across the village to the steps of a mosque where others were lined up for beatings and mutilation. “I still remember the sounds of the prayers blaring from loudspeakers just behind me, but that didn’t stop the bearded men from finally opening fire on all of us,” the captain said. He
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Petition drive under way in Moultonborough to support Planning Board members
Potts, Hauslicht win 2013 Timberman Triathlon Andy Potts of Colorado Springs, CO wins the 2013 Ironman 70.3 Timberman Triathlon at Ellacoya State Beach on Sunday. The women’s title was won by Melissa Hauslicht of Australia. More than 3,000 athletes participated in the event. (Karen Bobotas/for the Laconia Daily Sun)
MOULTONBOROUGH — Paul Punturieri, a member of the Planning Board who as “Moultonboro Blogger” operates the website “Moultonboro Speaks,” has begun soliciting signatures on a petition urging the Board of Selectmen to abandon removal proceedings against two members of the Planning Board — Josh Bartlett and Judy Ryerson. The petition, posted on-line at “Moultonboro Speaks,” reads: “We the undersigned citizens of Moultonboro, New Hampshire hereby petition the Moultonboro Board of Selectmen to cancel the scheduled public hearings to remove two elected Moultonboro Planning Board members and immediately refer the matter directly to the Moultonboro Planning Board for any action they so choose.” By press time, there were 31 signatories to the petition. Punturieri’s goal is to collect 500 signatures. On July 18, after conferring the town counsel Peter Minkow, the selectmen agreed to exercise the authority granted them by statute to remove elected members of the Planning Board after a public hearing. After Bartlett and Ryerson declined an offer to resign, the selectmen scheduled a public hearing on Sept. 9 to determine if there is sufficient cause to remove them for “inefficiency, neglect of duty or malfeasance in office.” Last week the Planning Board, after a lengthy discussion at a special meeting, approved a resolution not to support the removal of Bartlett and Ryerson by a vote of three-to-one. — Michael Kitch
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CONCORD — Midway through her second term in the New Hampshire Senate Jeanie Forrester (R-Meredith) could find herself chairing the powerful Senate Finance Committee with the reshuffling of the Senate leadership following the decision of Senator Peter Bragdon (R-Milford) to resign as President of the Senate. Bragdon resigned the presidency amid controversy triggered by his original decision to keep the position while simultaneously serving as executive director of the Local Government Center (LGC). Almost at once Senator Chuck Morse (R-Salem), chairman of the Finance Committee, announced his bid to succeed Bragdon and was immediately endorsed by Senate Majority Leader Jeb Bradley (R-Wolfeboro), who equally quickly endorsed his
candidacy. Morse is serving his fourth term in the Senate and his third as chairman of the Finance Committee. Forrester, who was the lone freshman to serve on the Finance Committee in her first term became vice-chairman in her second. Yesterday Forrester acknowledged that she has been the subject of speculation, but declined further comment. Meanwhile, Harrell Kirstein, communications director of the New Hampshire Democratic Party, charged that Forrester was tied to controversy surrounding Bragdon’s acceptance of the post with the LGC. According to Kirstein, Bragdon, speaking on WMURTV last weekend, indicated that he began considering the position with the LGC on July 12 while flying to a conference in Seattle. A week later he appointed Forrester to committee studying the LGC and the statute governing the management of risk pools.
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make objections during the litigation on a proposed plan of adjustment, which we are slating to be finished by year’s end,” said Bill Nowling, spokesman for Orr. Since 1954, 29 of 62 municipal bankruptcies pursued in the U.S. have been dismissed. The AFSCME, the AFL-CIO and city retirees claim in their objection that Michigan’s emergency manager law — which gives Orr his authority — impairs vested pension rights violating the state constitution. They also claim Orr did not negotiate in good faith with city creditors and that he has not yet proved Detroit is insolvent. “The city, led by its unelected, politically appointed emergency manager ... hastily commenced this unconstitutional, unlawfully authorized Chapter 9 proceeding seeking the haven of bankruptcy to illegally attempt to slash pension and other post-employment benefit obligations and cram such reductions down the throats of current and former city employees such as the AFSCME Detroit Employees,” read their objection.
KIDNAP from page one “They had a long conversation about their mutual loss, trying to make sense of what happened, and neither of them had an explanation,” Spanswick said. “Brett seemed to recognize that Lora was as much a victim in this as everyone else. He wished her the best.” A request for comment from Brett Anderson, made through family spokeswoman Stacy Hess, was not immediately answered. DiMaggio worked as a telecommunications technician at The Scripps Research Institute in San Diego. Spokeswoman Jan Coury declined to comment. Steven Weisbart, chief economist at
the industry-backed Insurance Information Institute, said insurers generally won’t challenge a claim unless the beneficiary is suspected of involvement in the death. Investigators have given no indication that DiMaggio had any accomplices. “Pretty much as long you’re dead, the insurance company has very little opportunity to deny the claim,” Weisbart said. Lora Robinson has taken possession of her brother’s cat, Princess, from Hannah Anderson, Spanswick said. DiMaggio, a cat-lover, took Princess while on the run, and the cat was reunited with Hannah after the rescue.
LYME from page 2 first identified in 1975. It’s a bacteria transmitted through the bites of infected deer ticks, which can be about the size of a poppy seed. Symptoms include a fever, headache and fatigue and sometimes a telltale rash that looks like a bull’seye centered on the tick bite. Most people recover with antibiotics. If left untreated, the infection can cause
arthritis and more severe problems. In the U.S., the majority of Lyme disease reports have come from 13 states: Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia and Wisconsin. The new study did not find anything to suggest the disease is more geographically widespread, Mead said.
SMALL from page one Police Chief Merritt “Doug” Salmon said yesterday police were called to the campground around 10:50 p.m. on Friday by the girls’ father. He said police interviewed everyone involved and determined there was enough probable cause to arrest Irving Small, 69, 14B Meetinghouse Lane in Hanson, Mass. The alleged victims are from neighboring Whitman, Mass., and Small knows the family. Hanson and Whitman are neighboring communities south of Brockton, Mass., in the southeastern portion of the state. In court yesterday, New Hampton Police Sgt. Monica Cunningham testified that she separately interviewed both girls, who are in their early teens, as well as other members of the family. She said the disclosure of the alleged
assault initially came from the girls’ older sister who reported it to her father. The father called New Hampton Police. Salmon said Small faces two separate felony counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault — each offers a different theory of the case — and one felony count of indecent exposure. Salmon said the case centers around alleged activity over the past week but said his department is also working very closely with Massachusetts police and community resources in both states. Judge Jim Carroll ordered Small to sign a waiver of extradition and to stay away from the family and the communities in which they live. As of 10 p.m., Small had not posted bail. A probable cause hearing is scheduled for Aug. 27.
DOCK from page one the dock. Others pointed out that the posts, which are flush with the dock are of little use when tying up or stepping ashore, while the cleats are a hazard to those getting in and out of their boats. One man noted that the ramp is not properly matched to the dock, hindering the use of wheelchairs. The selectmen directed Warren to present the issues to the manufacturer and ask what can be done to address them and, at the same time, to approach the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services to determine if Morrissey’s proposal would represent an expansion of the dock requiring the agency’s approval.
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MOULTONBOROUGH — Moultonborough United Methodist Church is hosting a monthly fundraiser concert series featuring some of New England’s most talented Christian musicians. The series “Wake The Lake” is a monthly fund-raising concert series with different groups performing each month. All of these events are free admission, and will have a free-will offering to be taken to raise money to complete the modernization of the church sanctuary’s audio/ visual systems. For the month of August the church will be hosting a Family Fun Evening on Saturday, Aug. 24, from 3:30 to 7:30
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vice model, among other topics. The Bridge House, which serves veterans and civilians alike and their families, originally opened in 1989, licensed to serve eight people. Since then, the agency has relocated to its current Highland Avenue location, which often serves as many as 30 people and features a range of counseling, job training and parenting program, among others. Cathy Bentwood, the agency’s director, is also working with other local leaders to develop Soldier On New Hampshire, the state’s first permanent housing community, which could house up to 50 formerly homeless veterans.
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LACONIA — The Lakes Region Builders & Remodelers Association’s boldest project to date, the 2013 Children’s Charity House, is being built, landscaped and decorated by association members . Construction and finish materials are being provided at sharply discounted prices or altogether donated by various LRBRA supplier-members. Mike Hayward of Hayward and Company Log & Timber Homes volunteered as the general contractor on the project. Upon completion, the house will the Featured Property in the 2013 Lakes Region NH Parade of Homes Tour and then sold; the proceeds to benefit the 98.3 WLNH Children’s Auction. Located at Windemere Ridge, 190 Turner Way in Laconia, the Children’s Charity House is a dramatic 2,200 sq. ft. craftsman-bungalow-style which will be finished with the very finest materials and workmanship, bedecked with color, flooring, artwork and furniture by local professional interior decorators. The wooded property with mountain views will be skillfully landscaped and will be offered for sale by RE/Max Bayside Realty. Local company engagement with the project is growing. The Patrick Wood Law Office helped the LRBRA obtain a construction loan, the efforts protected by LRBRA Member Melcher & Prescott Insurance. Leighton Diversified joined Advanced
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LACONIA — Faith Alive Christian Fellowship will be holding their 4th annual Free Kids Carnival Saturday, Aug. 24, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. for kids 12 and under. This event will be held at Memorial Field (off Court St.) in Laconia. There will be games, prizes, face painting, balloon animals, 3 inflatable’s, popcorn, snow cones and more.
The NH State Police will be at the carnival with their K-9 unit and the Laconia Fire Department will be bringing a fire truck for a demonstration. Faith Alive Christian Fellowship is a non-denominational, full gospel church. For more information log on to www.faithalivenh.org or call 2734147.
HEBRON — The Newfound Audubon Center will be hosting a good ol’ fashioned barn dance to celebrate the end of another great season on Newfound Lake. The event will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 27 from 6:30-8:30 at the restored barn at Meadow Wind Bed and Breakfast in Hebron — a fitting setting. There will be a short break about halfway through. Life-long musicians Hunt Smith and Allison Aldrich from Nelson, will present a variety of circles, reels, contras and squares for all levels of ability. Suggested donation: Adults $10, Youth (5-16 accompanied by
adult) $8; $25 per family (up to 2 adults/2 kids). For more information or to learn more about our other programs, stop by Paradise Point Nature Center at 290 North Shore Road in Hebron or call 744-3516. The center is open weekdays from 10-4 and weekends from 8-4 through Labor Day. Trails are open year round from dawn to dusk. The property includes 3500’ of unspoiled frontage on Newfound Lake, a nature center with interactive exhibits, and canoe and kayak rentals to explore Newfound Lake and Hebron Marsh.
BRISTOL — On Saturday, Sept. 7, at 5:30 p.m., Bristol Baptist Church, located at 30 Summer St. will be having a Spiral Ham Supper. The meal includes spiral ham, sweet
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Flag Football Demo Days on August 24 & 31 MEREDITH — The Lakes Region Flag Football League is holding a Demo Day on the Inter-Lakes High School turf field in Meredith on Saturday, August 24 between 1 and 4 p.m. This Demo Day will be for rookies as well as our veteran players: boys & girls ages 4-11, assembled into the following divisions: ages 4-6; ages 6-8 and ages 9-11. A second Demo Day will be held on Saturday, August 31 from 2:30 to 4 p.m. This session will be for rookies and veteran players ages 12-17 in the following age divisions: 12-14 and 15-17. There is no commitment required, and there is no cost to participate in our demo days. Information nights for parents/players will be
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In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband A. Bernard Mudgett in 1999; and one son, Charles Leonard “Len” Corbin in 2011; one brother, Alex Stearns; and one sister, Helen Stearns. There will be no calling hours. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at the First United Methodist Church, 18 Wesley Way, Gilford. Burial will be private. For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to New Hampshire Humane Society, PO Box 572 Laconia, NH 03247 Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.
LACONIA — Kay Ellen Sawyer, 59, of 1156 North Main St., died Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. She was born in Massachusetts, the daughter of Monty Duval Heslop and Erline (Moreau) Reilly. Kay worked as a nursing assistant for many years. Kay was a loving, gentle, kind spirited daughter, sister, mother, grandmother and friend. Family and friends were the focus of her life. Kay was selfless and generous to a fault. She will be missed by everyone who knew her.
In addition to her mother of Penacook, she is survived by one son, David Virgue of Gilmanton; one daughter, Teresa Burgado of New York City; one brother, Rex Reilly of Penacook; one sister, Fay Reilly of Conway; four grandchildren; Angelina Matos, Yansi Matos, Jolia Curry and Mason Virgue. In addition to her father, she was predeceased by her husband, Michael Virgue; and one brother, Andrew Reilly. A celebration of life will be celebrated from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at the Wilkinson-Beane-SimoneauPaquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, using the Carriage House entrance. Burial will be private. Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.
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Lakes Region Community Services for their kindness and caring help. He is survived by two daughters, Roberta “Robbie” Prescott-Neylon of Laconia and Lois B. Bender of Chicago; his son, Donald W. Teed Jr. of Minneapolis; 15 grandchildren, Shannon, Mary Ann, Kelly, Kristen, David, Shawn, Jen, Gregg, Don, Derek, Eric, Andrea, Pam, Tammy and Michelle; and 21 great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Melba A. Teed in 1999; and one daughter, Sandra J. Johnson. Calling hours will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, using the carriage house entrance. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at the Congregational Church of Laconia, 69 Pleasant St., Laconia. Burial will follow in the family plot at Pine Grove Cemetery in Gilford. For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to Central NH VNA and Hospice, 780 North Main St., Laconia, NH 03246 Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.
TILTON — Carol Pissinis, 77, of 61 Gaslight Road, died peacefully, surrounded by her family, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon on Aug. 15, 2013. Mrs. Pissinis was born Oct. 5, 1935, in Attleboro, Mass., daughter of the late Austin Williams and Dolly (Doyle) Street. She resided in Plainville, Mass., for 16 years before moving to Tilton 17 years ago. She had been employed at Sweet Manufacturing in Attleboro, Mass., for seven years before retiring in 1987. Carol and her husband loved their retirement in Tilton and the many friends they made there. She thoroughly enjoyed knitting and had a special love for clowns, of which she had an extensive collection. Carol is survived by her husband of 30 years, John A. Pissinis, of Tilton; a daughter, Susan Bottan, and her husband, Gustavo, of Lexington, Mass.; two sons, Mark L. Williams and his wife, Holly, of Sacramento, Calif., and David Williams and his wife, Helén, of Kansas City, Mo.; two stepdaughters, Vicki O’Neill and her husband, Steven, of Tyngsboro, Mass., and Beverly Grimes and her husband, Jimmie, of Largo, Fla.; 11 grandchildren; one
great-grandchild; a brother, George Street, of Gardner, Mass.; a sister, Iris O’Brien, and her husband, Donald, of Attleboro, Mass.; four nieces and three nephews. An animal lover, she also leaves behind her special friends, Sparky and Coco. In complying with Carol’s wishes, there will be no calling hours. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, August 24, 2013 at St. Mary’s of the Assumption Church, 16 Chestnut St., Tilton. The family wishes to thank all of those who cared for Carol during her illness. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made in Carol’s memory to Geisel School of Medicine with “Pulmonary Research” written in the memo. Checks can be mailed to Dartmouth Hitchcock Hospital Gift Recording Office, c/o Michele Clark 1 Medical Center Drive Lebanon, NH 03756. Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, is assisting the family with arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial please visit www.wilkinsonbeane.com.
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Appalachian Mountain Teen Project Receives $2,000 Grant from Meredith Village Savings Bank MEREDITH — The Appalachian Mountain Teen Project (AMTP), a non-profit, community-based prevention program that operates throughout the Lakes Region of New Hampshire, has received a $2,000 grant from the Meredith Village Savings Bank Fund. These funds will help support the organization’s activity-based mentoring program, which uses a powerful combination of interventions to encourage the social, emotional, economic, academic and vocational success of young people facing challenging life circumstances. The activity-based mentor program fosters resilience and leadership skills in youth through group activities and weekly one-on-one mentoring in the school setting from a professional staff member. The group events range from school activities to day long and multi-day/overnight trips focusing on outdoor wilderness adventure and experiential education. The program also provides opportunities for older participants to serve in leadership roles. “With recent budget cuts at the state level, many community programs have had to close or cut services,” said Nathan Boston, Executive Director for Appalachian Mountain Teen Project. “With support from local organizations, we have been able to con-
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Community Skating Party at Plymouth State University ice arena on August 30 PLYMOUTH — The public is invited to the Northeast Delta Dental Community Skating Party on Friday, August 30, from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Plymouth State University Ice Arena. Free skate rental, door prizes and giveaways will be offered throughout the afternoon. Appearances by the organizations’ mascots, Molly the Molar and Pemi the Panther are planned with a special guest appearance by Fungo, mascot of the NH Fisher Cats, at 3 p.m. Northeast Delta Dental provides comprehensive dental insurance for individuals and families and
LRPC launches Soak Up the Rain Waukewan
MEREDITH — This summer, the Lakes Region Planning Commission (LRPC) is implementing Soak Up the Rain Waukewan, a new site-level education and planning program to assist selected property owners in the five communities comprising the Lake Waukewan watershed. The purpose of the program is to work with residents interested in evaluating their property’s interaction with the lake and taking steps to maximize the property’s ecological performance. Property owners in the Lake Waukewan watershed are eligible to receive free technical assistance that will provide a snap shot of their property’s current impact on the lake, a list of low-cost, do-it-yourself improvements, and an action plan for implementation. Although the program is new, its formation is the result of many years of hard work advanced by local officials, researchers, and volunteers seeking to manage and protect one of the region’s key natural resources. Randy Eifert, Chairman of the Waukewan Watershed Advisory Committee recalls the outcomes first envisioned by his Committee when it released its award-winning Waukewan Watershed Management Plan almost a decade ago: “Since 2005, our Committee, comprised of volunteers from the Lake’s five communities, has been seeking opportunities to address the top recommendations from our Plan. Stormwater planning is one of our highest concerns and this project will complement our endeavors and assist us tremendously.” While the primary focus of the program is to provide technical assistance, some funding is also available to go a step further with four pilot sites, where recommended best management practices (BMPs) will be installed to emphasize the program’s educational component. According to Kimon Koulet, LRPC’s Executive Director, “These installations, funded partially through the program and partially by the property owner, will create functioning, three-dimensional examples of the installations and practices that see next page from preceding page gling children and young adults a second chance at a bright, successful future and the opportunity to build friendships and mentor relationships that will last a lifetime.” The Appalachian Mountain Teen Project (AMTP) was initiated as a summer program in 1984 with start-up support from NHCF by program founder, Donna San Antonio, and was incorporated as a year round program in 1987. AMTP was created as an independent, community-based non-profit youth and community service program to serve the Lakes Region of Central New Hampshire. Since 1984, AMTP has formed long-term mentoring relationships with over 550 teens and conducted thousands of activity days with teen groups. Over time, the program has expanded to include parenting courses, classroom based diversity programs, a program to help youth successfully transition to Middle School, and efforts to improve access to and success in post-secondary education. Since 1984, the AMTP has served over 5,400 people in 8 school districts and 19 communities.
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Beyond the Fringe hair salon relocates to historic Streetcar Building LACONIA — Local salon owner Kelsey Nims knew she needed more space to satisfy growing customer demand for services. As the owner of Beyond the Fringe, she knew that she needed more parking, larger styling areas and updated equipment, which meant moving. So, when she began searching for just the right space for her salon, she knew it was going to be a challenge. When introduced to the available space in the historic Streetcar Building in downtown Laconia she knew it was the right fit, for her and her clients. Open in the new location since early 2013, Nims is thrilled with the growth she’s witnessing. “To take Beyond The Fringe to the next level, I knew I was going to have to move. When I saw the Streetcar Building location, it was obvious: the physical characteristics of the building and the available space were so impressive, I knew I
wanted my salon associated with the heart and soul of the Lakes Region community. With over 1,000 employees in one-quarter mile of the downtown area, the Streetcar Building is the right space for the salon, now and in the future. I couldn’t be happier with the increase in our client base.” Weeks Commercial, the largest commercial and industrial real estate brokerage firm from the Lakes Region to the north country, handled the transaction. Sales Associate Kevin Sullivan brokered the lease and maintains the exclusive listing for the available remaining space in the building. The Streetcar Building houses professional/ office and restaurant space in a historic, turn of the century brick manufacturing building. Completely renovated in the 1980’s for its current use, the building was originally home to the Laconia Car Company, which
New hires announced for Newfound School District office
NEWFOUND — The Newfound Area School Board is holding an Open House welcome reception to meet the new superintendent of schools, Stacy Buckley, on Wednesday, September 11 from 5-7 p.m. at the Newfound Regional High School library media center. In addition to the new superintendent, Michaela Limanni and Anne Holton have been appointed to new positions at the central office of SAU#4. Limanni has been appointed as the new business administrator of SAU #4. Limanni has an extensive business background in both the public and private sectors and has most recently worked as the business administrator for the Dover School District. Limanni will begin his service to the Newfound Area School District on Monday, September 16 and will be replacing Dan Rossner who will be leaving the position at the end of September after five years of dedicated and exemplary service. Holton has been appointed as the student services administrator for the Newfound Area School District. Holton began her position on July 1. She has an extensive background in special education and administration and was chosen from a highly qualified pool of applicants for the position. The School Board commissioned a study to examine its special education costs relative to other similar districts this past year and believes Holton will be an excellent addition to the team. Vincent Paul Migliore, School Board Chair, notes “The Board now has in place an experienced administrative team to lead our district to future success and improvement. We look forward to working with the new team to continue to advance education and programming for the students, families and taxpayers of the Newfound Area School District”.
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Today is Tuesday, Aug. 20, the 232nd day of 013. There are 133 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On August 20, 1968, the Soviet Union and her Warsaw Pact nations began invading zechoslovakia to crush the “Prague Spring” libalization drive. On this date: In 1833, Benjamin Harrison, 23rd president of e United States, was born in North Bend, Ohio. In 1862, the New York Tribune published an pen letter by editor Horace Greeley calling on esident Abraham Lincoln to take more aggresve measures to free the slaves and end the outh’s rebellion. In 1866, President Andrew Johnson formally eclared the Civil War over, months after fighting ad stopped. In 1882, Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture” had its emiere in Moscow. In 1910, a series of forest fires swept through arts of Idaho, Montana and Washington, killing at ast 85 people and burning some 3 million acres. In 1940, during World War II, British Prime Miner Winston Churchill paid tribute to the Royal r Force before the House of Commons, saying, Never in the field of human conflict was so much wed by so many to so few.” In 1953, the Soviet Union publicly acknowldged it had tested a hydrogen bomb. In 1955, hundreds of people were killed in antiench rioting in Morocco and Algeria. In 1972, the Wattstax concert took place at the os Angeles Memorial Coliseum. In 1977, the U.S. launched Voyager 2, an nmanned spacecraft carrying a 12-inch copper honograph record containing greetings in ozens of languages, samples of music and ounds of nature. In 1988, a cease-fire in the war between Iraq nd Iran went into effect. Eight British soldiers ere killed by an Irish Republican Army land mine at destroyed a military bus near Omagh, County yrone in Northern Ireland. In 1992, shortly after midnight, the Republican ational Convention in Houston renominated esident George H.W. Bush and Vice President an Quayle. Ten years ago: Opponents of Hugo Chavez rned in 2.7 million signatures to demand a referndum on ending his tumultuous presidency. The nited States won the women’s overall team gold edal at the World Gymnastics Championships Anaheim, Calif. Five years ago: A Spanish jetliner crashed uring takeoff from Madrid, killing 154 people; 8 survived. Secretary of State Condoleezza ce and Polish Foreign Minister Radek Sikorski gned a deal to put a U.S. missile defense base Poland. One year ago: Rep. Todd Akin, R-Mo., fought salvage his U.S. Senate campaign even as embers of his own party turned against him over s comments that women were able to prevent egnancies in cases of “legitimate rape.” (Akin st the election.) In a historic change at one of e world’s most exclusive golf clubs, Augusta ational invited former Secretary of State Conoleezza Rice and South Carolina financier Darla oore to become the first female members; both omen accepted.
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CALENDAR TODAY’S EVENTS Talk on malaria eradication featuring a discussion about the Imagine No Malaria project. Pot luck supper begins at 6 p.m. followed by the program at 7 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Gilford. For more information call 524-2580. Project Teen featuring food, fun and prizes to celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Program. 12-1:30 p.m. at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. Events at the Meredith Public Library. Windows 8 at the Meredith Library 10:30-11:30 a.m. Registration is required. Movie Night featuring Jack the Giant Slayer 5-7 p.m. The film is rated PG-13. The New Horizons Band of the Lakes Region performs a free family concert in Meredith’s Hesky Park. 6:30 p.m. Garden Party to celebrate the new and improved “Butterfly Garden” presented by the Pasquaney Garden Club. 9-11 a.m. behind the Minot-Sleeper Library in downtown Bristol. Refreshments served. For more information call 744-9485. The Winnipesaukee Playhouse presents the musical “The Fantasticks”. 7:30 p.m. at the Playhouse’s location in Meredith. Tickets can be ordered by calling 279-0333. Destination: Last Wilderness program at the Gilford Public Library. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Storytime at Belmont Public Library. 3:30 p.m. Chess Club meets at the Laconia Public Library on Tuesdays from 3 to 7 p.m. All ages and skill levels welcome. We will teach.) Hands Across The Table free weekly dinner at the Boys and Girls Club of the Lakes Region building on North Main Street in Laconia (formerly St. James Episcopal Church).4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Plymouth Area Chess Club. 6-8 p.m. at Pease Public Library. For more information call 536-1179 or email email@example.com. 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. Weelky Summer Farmer’s Market hosted by Franklin Regional Hospital in collaboration with the Franklin Healthy Eating Active Living Coalition. 3-6 p.m. on the lawn of Franklin Regional Hospital. New “Double SNAP Dollars” card available providing SNAP benefits. For more information call 934-2060 ext. 8369. Lakeport Community Association meeting. 7 p.m. at the Freight House.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21 “State of the Loon: The Natural History, Challenges, and Successes of Loons in N.H.” program presented by Loon Center Senior Biologist Harry Vogel. 6-7:30 p.m. at the Meredith Community Center. For more information call 279-4944. Canterbury Shaker Village hosts the a cappella group femme m’amie. 7 p.m. in the Shaker Meeting House. Tickets are $20 per person. To purchase tickets visit www.shakers.org/events or call 783-9511. Concert by Gilford Community Band, Gilford Village Field, 7:30 p.m. In event of rain, concert will be held in Gilford High School auditorium. Invasive aquatic plant species talk by staff of NH Department of Environmental Services held as part of the Lake Winnipesaukee Watershed Association’s Summer Speaker Series. 12:30 p.m. on board the M/S Mount Washington Cruise. Program free with cruise tickets. For more info contact 581-6632 or see www.winnipesaukee.org
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Dear Annie: Three years ago, my mother was diagnosed with lung cancer and then a brain tumor. She has had numerous surgeries and treatments. Mom is the youngest of five siblings. The whole time she has been fighting this disease, her siblings have been unsupportive. In three years, one uncle has visited twice and called twice. Another lives less than two miles away, but has stopped by for a total of one hour. His wife and kids have neither visited nor phoned. My aunt speaks to my mother about twice a year. She never visits. She also yells at Mom and is rude to her. She has managed to convince my 84-year-old grandmother that these arguments are my parents’ fault. Several years ago, this same aunt had cancer, and my mother was there for her all the time -- like family should be. I find it hurtful and disheartening that her siblings are so uncaring. They never offer to help, let alone offer words of comfort. Is this normal behavior? The only thing my mother has asked for is moral support from her family, and she has received none. My father, my brother and I feel only animosity toward these family members, knowing how much they have hurt our mother. I think we should forget about them and cut off contact. What do you say? -- Loving Daughter Dear Daughter: We don’t know why your aunts and uncles haven’t been more supportive. In some families, one person often becomes a “caregiver” by virtue of his or her personality. It sounds as if your mother is that person. It means her siblings do not know how to respond appropriately in caregiving situations because they never have had to do so. Before you decide to cut them off, please let your mother decide. She may prefer to forgive them and continue the relationships, although with a more limited set of expectations. Dear Annie: My niece was married at city hall nearly two
years ago. My wife and I attended the ceremony, and afterward, we went to lunch. Two weeks later, they had a small catered reception at his grandmother’s house. My wife and I attended and gave them a card with a check. Now they want to have their wedding blessed in a church. I think that’s great, except they are having another reception, this time at a banquet hall with all the bells and whistles. Since we already gave a card and a check at the first reception, are we obligated to give another? If so, how much? I don’t want to hurt anyone’s feelings. -- Confused About the Etiquette Dear Confused: You aren’t giving a gift in honor of a reception. You are giving a wedding gift to the couple. Since you already have done so, you are under no obligation to present them with another. However, if you feel obligated to bring something to the latest reception, it could be a small gift with sentiment attached, such as a framed photograph of the couple. Dear Annie: I feel compelled to write to “Can’t Believe Adults Act This Way,” whose daughter is being bullied by other teachers at her school. You suggested the main bully craves power and control, thinks the daughter is a threat and could be insecure. This is happening to me right now. I am a veteran teacher of 29 years. The principal is indeed as you described. She has wanted me gone for the past four years and has made outrageous accusations that I have had to defend with the union. I realized, also, that this was draining my energy to teach. My advice for this first-year teacher is to look for a new job where she feels comfortable and can teach and do what she is trained for and not waste her energy on bullies. She sounds like a promising teacher who needs to be planted in fertile soil where she can flourish. -- Looking for Something Better
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GILFORD: 3BR house, $1,395/month. Very private, oil heat, 3-season room, washer/dryer included. No pets. 455-7883.
LACONIA: spacious two bedroom apartment for rent. Rent is $702 to $844 per month with heat and hot water included. On-site laundry, storage room and off-street parking. Close to pharmacy, schools and hospital. EHO. Please call Julie at Stewart Property Mgt. (603) 524-6673
GILFORD: 1, 2 or 3 bedroom apts. Heat/electricity included. From $190/week. Pets considered/References 556-7098 or 832-3334. GILFORD: MARINA BAY 2 Bedroom, 1 1/2 Bath pool/tennis NO PETS. $975 per month 617-605-4984 GORHAM, available Sept. 1: 4 bdrm, 1.5 bath house in town location. $900/mo. Call 207-504-1398. LACONIA 1 mile from Weirs Beach. Fully furnished one bedroom condo, available now, $750/month 802-338-0952. LACONIA2-ROOMMATES wanted to share personal home. Clean, quiet, sober environment. All inclusive, $140-$150/week. 455-2014 LACONIA Southdown condo, 2 Bedroom, 3 bath, garage. No smokers. $1,250 per month plus utiliies. 271-1467 LACONIA, Large 1-bedroom, $185/week. Includes parking, heat and hot water. No pets. References & security. 455-6662. LACONIA- 1 bedroom. Heat & hot water included, 2nd floor, ideal for single person/no pets, parking 1 vehicle. $650/Month, references required. 630-9406
LACONIA: ELM STREET AREA 2-Bedroom, first floor. parking, W/D hookups, no smoking, no dogs, $800/ month + utilities, security/ references. 603-318-5931. LACONIA: Gilbert Apartments. Call for available apartments. 524-4428
LACONIA: Small, 1-bedroom, 2nd floor apartment close to LRGH. $175/week, includes heat and hot water. Smoke free, no pets & security deposit required. Call 524-9240.
LACONIA: Sunny small 2 bedroom, 2nd floor. No smoking/no dogs. $190/week, includes heat/hot water. 455-5569. LACONIA: The last place youll want to live! Quiet, mature tenant wanted for stunning,1st floor fully restored Victorian 2-bedroom near downtown. Tin ceilings, maple floors, beautiful woodwork, LR, DR, Sunroom, on-site laundry, secure storage room, parking. Heated toasty warm. Come and stay forever. $900/Month. 494-4346.
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BEAUTIFUL Puppies: Apricot and black Pomapoo Teddy Bears. Champ background. Healthy, happy, home raised. 253-6373.
1974 Omega boat 24ft. Fiberglass hull. Powered by 165 MerCruiser. Powertrain needs to be re-installed. 2-axle galvanized trailer $1,000. 293-8141.
LABRADOR Retriever pups AKC, 1 male, 1 female, truly outstanding, great temperaments, (603)664-2828. ROTTWEILER pups AKC Champion Pedigree, parents on premises $800-$950. 603-340-6219
1988 Wellcraft 170 Classic with trailer, runs great, looks good for the year. $2600. 603-470-5434
Employment Wanted Do you need help with shopping errands, appointments, or housecleaning? Reasonable rates. 998-2601
NEW THRIFT SHOP Now open. Thrift & Gift. 80 Bean Rd. Center Harbor Christian Church. Come and visit our store. Lots of good, clean household items, clothing, furniture. Mon-Sat. 10am-4pm 253-8008.
HOME CARE: 15 years experience. LNA background, help with activities of daily living. Flexible hours and overnights. References available. 387-7629
1985 Chevy 4 x 4, 1/2 ton stepside truck, 7 1/2 Fisher Plow. Runs good, lots of new parts, brand new rear bed. $1850 or BO Call 603-524-6442 after 5pm, ask for Jim. 1993 Saab 900 S Convertible5 speed, good condition, $1,195. 387-1577 2006 Nissan Titan- V-8, 4X4, 1 owner, 94K miles. Runs great! $13,500. 603-986-9841 2011 Ford Focus SE- Silver, 4-cylinder, auto, CD, 27K, 2 new tires, $12,500. Bristol 978-886-4019 CASH paid for unwanted or junk cars and trucks. Same day service
Located on Union Ave. in Laconia We currently have openings in all of our classrooms (6 wks-5 yrs). Breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack are included in weekly tuition.
MAKE EXTRA CASH by consigning your unwanted furniture and home decor items. Please call 524-1175 or stop in at Too Good To Be Threw, 84 Union Avenue, Laconia.
$_TOP dollar paid for junk cars & trucks. Available 7-days a week. P3s Towing. 630-3606
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For Rent ALTON: 1-Bedroom mobile home on own land, $600/mo. +utilities. 603-534-7589. APARTMENTS, mobile homes. If you need a rental at a fair price, call DRM Corp. Over 50 years in rentals. We treat you better! 524-0348 or visit M-W-F, 12-5, at our new location, 142 Church St. (Behind CVS Pharmacy.)
For Rent Bristol, 2+ bedrooms. Large, eat in kitchen, lots of space. 3rd floor with private entry. Beautifully restored building with! May consider one small pet. Unique layout that goes on forever. $700 per month plus utilities. First months rent, security deposit and references. Please call 603-387-6498 for more information and to make an appointment to see. BRISTOL: 1BR for $675/month & 2BR for $725/month. Heat and hot water included. 217-4141. GILFORD 1 room efficiency apartment. Great location, $650/Month, includes utilities. No smoking/No pets. 603-759-2895 GILFORD Condo: 2-bedroom partially furnished, 1.5 bath, granite counters, fireplace. Pool, tennis, washer/dryer. $1,175/month plus utilities. No pets. 617-501-8545 GILFORD Furnished 3-bedroom waterfront winter rental. Dock, washer & dryer. Available through May 31st. $900/mo. + Utilities. Oil heat. No pets. (603) 778-9515 GILFORD- 5 bedroom 2 bath home available Sept. 1st. Newly renovated, swimming pool. $1,850/Month plus utilities. No smoking, pets allowed. 603-759-2895
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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
GILFORD/LACONIA housemate wanted for 2 room studio completely furnished, in private home now available in Laconia/Gilford. $150/week or $550 per month. 8 minutes from college, hospital and downtown in quiet area. Rent includes all utilities, internet and dish, short/long term. Sorry no pets. Call cell 971-219-7363.
Cotton Hill Day Care has two full time openings as of Aug 26 for any age. All meals included, pre-school program and outdoor
BELMONT- Extra large, redone, 1 bedroom, 2nd floor. Quiet, sunny Rte. 3. $750/Month. Includes heat/hot water. No pets/Smoking
GILFORD: 1BR apartment, very private, oil heat, hookups, $750/month. 30ft.x32-ft garage available, $125/month. No pets.
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PRIVATE Dock for rent: Up to 10x30. Varney Point, Winnipesaukee, Gilford, $1000/rest of season 603-661-2883.
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MEREDITH Waterfront Lake Waukewan 1 bedroom with outstanding views. Very private, non-smoker, no pets. $950 per month plus utilities. Call 279-8078. Could make a nice second home.
(4) Uniroyal Tiger Paw Tires: R14, no wear, $40/each. 528-0688.
MEREDITH Room for Rent- Quiet, beautiful home. Laundry, kitchen, cable TV, porch. $125/Week. 603-689-8683 MEREDITH- 1 bedroom apt. with kitchen and living room. Ideal for one person. $700/Month, includes heat & hot water. Security deposit required. No smoking/No pets. 279-4164 MEREDITH- 3 bedroom home near community center. $950/month + utilities. Newly renovated, no dogs/cats, 1st + security, available September. Call 603-707-7598 MEREDITH/LACONIAExceptional, large beautiful studio apartment. 19X32, cathedral ceilings, many windows, stunning views, 2 large closets, luxury bath, large deck, solar powered, rural. $1,000/Month, including utilities. Security deposit, no pets. 831-2485
2005 Vespa 150cc 80+mpg $2000. Magic Chef stovetop $50. Treadmill $50. All A1 condition. 279-4617 AMAZING! Beautiful Pillowtop Mattress Sets. Twin $199, Full or Queen $249, King $449. Call 603-305-9763 See “Furniture” AD. BOAT Lift, $400; In/Out 6-Person Jacuzzi, $1,500; Row Boat, $150; Bumper Pool Table, $250. (203)561-4943. CUSTOM- 4 18x8 AM Racing Chrome Rims. 6 hole. Fits all GM Trucks-Suv. $700. 934-4907 leave message. DEWALT radial arm saw with rollaway stand. $150. AnnaLee dolls $5.-$80. 603-253-6576
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
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ELECTRIC stove works great $75/BO. Large dog crate $30/BO. Coats 20/20 tire machine, $300/BO. 630-0957 FIREWOOD: Green, Cut, split and delivered (Gilmanton and surrounding area). $200/ cord. Seasoned available $250/ cord. (603)455-8419 GOLF CLUBS Two sets, used once, like new: Callaway Razor X Pro, 4 - AW, steel, reg. mens, $299. Call 253-7464, Center Harbor Family seeking a motivated, energetic and creative individual who has experience working with individuals with disabilities. This position is working with a young man in Meredith and requires both morning and afternoon support, averaging 28 hours a week. Excellent communication skills with a cheerful, caring, and patient disposition are necessary attributes for successful employment. Position requires close interaction, trust, and confidentiality with the family. Reliable vehicle, clean criminal record/DMV check, motor vehicle insurance and non-smoking are required. Please contact Nicole Lemelin at 524-8811 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
HARLEY motorcycle seat. Fits 1997-2007 touring models. $99. 603-366-4047 HOOSER: Over 100 years old. Also, antique desk. 630-4688 KENMORE Elite 16.7 cu. ft. upright freezer with digital control, $300. Darkwood hutch, $50. Call 524-8595 Leave message LACONIA Moving Sale- Various items including Queen Size pull out couch. 4-years old, great condition, comfortable. $100/OBO. Graco port-a-crib with dressing table attachment, $50/OBO. Stereo cabinet, glass front with shelves, $50/OBO 524-3676 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 AFFORDABLE yet exquisite offset waiting room + or - 300 sq.ft., over Laconia Subway. Heat, elecricity and A/C included. $385/month. Another only $190/month. Must see! 603-279-6463. LACONIADowntown. Prime storefront. approx. 900 sq. ft., ideal for snack shop, retail, etc. Good exposure & foot traffic. $750 includes heat. Also, in same building, sm storefront approx. 450 sq ft. $375 includes heat. 524-3892 or 630-4771 LACONIADowntown. Prime storefront. approx. 900 sq. ft., ideal for snack shop, retail, etc. Good exposure & foot traffic. $750 includes heat. Also, in same building, sm storefront approx. 450 sq ft. $375 includes heat. 524-3892 or 630-4771 LACONIA- Lakeport office/retail space 950sq. Ft. on Elm St. next to Union Ave. intersection. $700/Month. 738-4701 OFFICE Space - Industrial Park first floor 3600 sq.ft. 5 offices, reception area, large work area, 2 rest rooms second floor 2600 sq.ft., 2 offices 3 large open areas, 2 rest rooms. Parking. Rent 6.50 sq.ft. includes utilities.
Immediate opening for Journeyman Electrician. Submit resume to: DW Electrical Contractors, Inc. PO Box 1948, North Conway, NH 03860 or email to: email@example.com
LEER- White truck cap Model XQ. Fits Colorado Crew. $500 934-4907 leave message. LOG Length Firewood: 7-8 cords, $900. Local delivery. 998-8626. MAYTAG Washer $100, Kenmore Washer $100, 18 Cu. Ft. Amana Refrigerator, runs great $100. 293-7815 Mens Golf Clubs- Double set plus bag. $125. 603-393-2892 NAPOLEON cast iron propane gas area stove, hardly used, 25 to 30,000 btus. Will sell for $650. (sells new for $1200). 366-4316. RED SOX Tickets: September 18th, vs. the Orioles, good seats, $150 for both. 520-6061. SNAP On Toolbox- 3 piece, 32 drawer, good condition. $2,500. Call John (603) 801-3513 SUNBRELLA Wicker 7-Piece Conversation Set, $1,600/best offer; Solid oak coffee table and end table, $50; (1) black bar stool, $15; Oil Miser hot water heater, best offer; Assorted rugs. After 5, 520-5321. Teeter Hang-up $225. 19 inch HP monitor, $40. Locally handmade fish cat bed $55. Homemade wooden cutting board $50. 603-520-0694 VANITY: 46-inches, with faucets, $200; Fiberglass Roman tub with faucets, $125; (2) 48-inch x 48-inch mirrors, $50/each; (1) 36-inch x 36-inch mirror, $25; Vanity/bathroom lights, 36-inches long, 6-bulbs, $20. 286-4372. VINTAGE wrought iron 5-piece patio set. $150 or B/O. Please call
Custodial Service Worker Tilton School, nestled in the Lakes Region, is an independent, co-educational, college preparatory school, serving the educational market since 1845. Although the Tilton Experience is different for every student, it challenges all students to try new things, learn new skills and set new goals. Tilton School seeks a full-time custodial worker for the academic school year in its Custodial Services Division. The full-time position is for custodial services in the main academic building, Monday through Friday, 3:00 PM to 11:30 PM with occasional Saturday cleaning responsibilities based on school activities. The position runs concurrent with the academic school year from late August through mid-June. Hours are subject to change over school holidays. Qualified candidate will perform a variety of manual, custodial tasks in the school’s academic and residential complexes, inclusive of classrooms, residence halls, lab rooms and offices. Work involves the performance of cleaning assigned building areas, vacuuming, polishing, floor care and maintenance, and trash disposal. Knowledge of appropriate cleaning protocol methods helpful and experience with a variety of cleaning machinery preferred.
If interested please contact Patsy Lynch by phone (603) 286-1767 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, fax (603) 286-1790 or send resume to Tilton School, 30 School Street Tilton, NH 03276 EOE
FENCE & GUARDRAIL LABORERS NEEDED Drivers license, D.O.T. Card and a CDL License required along with a 10 HR. OSHA Card.Please Contact: B.I.I. FENCE & GUARDRAIL AT 524-1415 AND LEAVE A MESSAGE.
Full-Time •Experienced Mason •Laborers Must be able to lift 65+lbs Must be able to go on roofs
Fire N Stone 539 Laconia Rd. Tilton
NO phone calls please LNAs and PCSPs Responsible and dependable candidates for Care and Comfort Nursing, 102 Court St., Laconia. 528-5020
Get the Best Help Under the Sun! Starting at $2.50 per day Call 737.2020 or email email@example.com
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Lakes Region Community Services, a non-profit social services agency, is currently recruiting for a fulltime Family Support Specialist to join our Family Resource Center team. The Family Support Specialist will provide home visits and group parenting education, utilizing strength-based family-centered support. The ideal candidate will have experience working with families and will possess a minimum of a Bachelors Degree (social work, psychology, or other human service degree preferred), knowledge of family-centered practice, willingness to work with families in group and in their homes, strong interpersonal skills and a valid NH drivers license. Interested candidates can send resumes to: LRCS, PO Box 509, Laconia NH 03247 ATTN: Nicole Lemelin or email firstname.lastname@example.org MONDAY- Friday Dishwasher/ Prep Cook. Apply within Sunshine & Pas, 11 Main St. Meredith.
PART-TIME ADMIN ASSISTANT
HOUSEKEEPERS Wanted: We are looking for hard working people who know what clean is! Part-time positions, with potential for full-time hours available in the peak season. Must be flexible, reliable and dependable. Weekends a must. Please apply in person at Fireside Inn & Suites (formerly B. Mae's Resort), Junctions of Routes 11 & 11B, Gilford, NH.
Needed for a Laconia based financial services firm. Candidate must be organized, attentive to details, possess strong PC skills and have excellent telephone skills. Pleasant work environment. FAX resume to 524-8383 or Email to email@example.com.
MUSICIANS- Country music. Looking for guitarist, bass, lead & drummer. Call Bob Kent 603- 387-1918
Lakes Region Answering Service Telephone Operator Position Looking for enthusiastic person for Third-Shift. Must have good typing and good customer service skills.
Please contact Mel at
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15-20 entry level positions to be filled immediately. $2200/month. Call today for immediate interview. (603)822-0219.
OFFICE ASSISTANT MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT Fireside Inn & Suites is looking for a part time Maintenance Assistant. This is a year round, entry level position, weekend and on call availability a must. Some experience in plumbing, carpentry, landscaping, painting a plus as this position is an all-around handyman type of job. We are seeking hard working, reliable, detail oriented persons with the ability to work independently as well as with others. Applicants must show valid drivers license and pass a background check, they also must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Please apply in person at 17 Harris Shore Rd. Gilford, NH 03249.
Part-time position available in a small physical therapy clinic for a friendly and organized multi-tasker with excellent communication skills.This is a non-smoking environment. Responsibilities include appointment scheduling, insurance verification, typing, and daily office cleaning. Must be available Monday – Friday late afternoon/early evening hours and flexible to cover additional shifts. Please fax a resume to 603-528-1591 or email
PHEASANT Ridge Golf Club Grounds Maintenance. Full & Part Time Seasonal. Please call 273-0062 for more info.
PREP/LINE COOK Experienced Prep/Line Cook needed. Full time, year round. Apply in person at Cafe Deja Vu 311 Court St. Laconia
Home Improvements ROOFS
Metal & asphalt roofs, vinyl siding. Alstate Siding & Roofing since 1971. Insured (603)733-5034, (207)631-5518.
PROFESSIONAL Painters needed for quality interior and exterior work in the Lakes Region. Transportation and references required. Call after 6 pm. 524-8011
CNA / LNA TRAINING Begin a NEW career in 2013 in just 7 weeks! Class begins in Laconia: October 15th Evenings. Call 603-647-2174 or visit LNAHealthCareers.com.
ANTICIPATED SPECIAL EDUCATION PARAPROFESSIONAL FY13/14 Anticipated full-time, Special Education Para-Educator opening at Alton Central School. Position requires candidate to work 1:1 with a student with multiple disabilities in a self-contained life skills classroom as well as general education settings. Candidate must be able to perform some lift and transfer functions, feeding and toileting. Must be able to work with a team of specialists to carry out specific recommendations. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills required. Must have ability to work independently and problem solve in a fast paced environment. Experience working with students with disabilities preferred. Please forward your letter of interest, application, resume, and three current letters of reference to: Rochelle Hickmott-Mulkern Special Education Director SAU # 72 – Alton School District 252 Suncook Valley Road, Alton, NH 03809 Application Deadline: August 30, 2013 or until filled EOE
Sarah's Tutoring • Specialty; SAT and ACT tests • Math, English and Subject tests •All High School Subjects •Languages; Spanish, French, German and Russian
Reasonable Rates WOULD you like to make a difference? The Belknap Independent Business Alliance (BIBA) is looking to expand it's Board of Directors with team members excited about supporting locally owned businesses. To find out about this rewarding opportunity please call Chris at 393-8394 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
603-528-2964 Land GILFORD: 8.69 acres with driveway and underground utilities installed to private building site with brook. $99,900. Owner/broker, 524-1234.
WINNISQUAM REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT Food Service Assistant – Part-time Applications are available on our website www.wrsdsau59.org. Interested candidates should submit an application, letter of interest and resume to: Superintendent of Schools, Winnisquam Regional School District, 433 West Main Street, Tilton, NH, 03276. EOE
VETERAN DIRECTED HOME AND COMMUNITY-SERVICE AND CAREGIVER SPECIALIST Immediate opening at ServiceLink Resource Center for a full-time position working with Veterans to self-direct services to meet his/her needs through options counseling. In addition, the position works to assess, plan and provide resources to support the role of caregivers who are taking care of their loved-one at home. Bachelor’s degree required in Human Services or related field. Candidate must possess strong interpersonal skills, the ability to manage multiple assignments and the skills necessary in assessment, evaluation, planning and coordination. Please send resume to:
Janet Hunt, Director ServiceLink Resource Center 67 Water Street, Suite 105 Laconia, NH 03246
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Author of book on Gilmanton to give talk about Academy history GILMANTON — Gilmanton Academy, now the site of town offices, public meetings, elections and various town events, has played a vital role for more than a century. Following up on Richard Guy Wilson’s program on Gilmanton architecture, Pat Clarke presents The History of Gilmanton Academy on Tuesday evening, Aug. 27, at 7:30 p.m., at Old Town Hall in Gilmanton Iron Works. Pat Clarke, who serves as vice president of the Gilmanton Historical Society, has conducted extensive research on the town’s
CALENDAR from page 27 Events at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. Story Time 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Arts and Crafts featuring hiroglyphic tablets 3:30 p.m. “The Old Man of the Mountain: Substance and Symbol” presented by Maggie Stier. 7 p.m. at the Ashland Railroad Station Museum. Refreshments served. The Winnipesaukee Playhouse presents the musical “The Fantasticks” featuring a special post-discussion with the cast and crew. 7:30 p.m. at the Playhouse’s location in Meredith. Tickets can be ordered by calling 279-0333. Lakes Region Tea Party Meeting featuring a discussion concerning New Hampshire’s Regional Planning Commissions. 7 p.m. at the Moultonborough Public Library. Book signing with Susan Branch the American author of twelve best-selling “Heart of the Home” lifestyle books. 2-4 p.m. at Innisfree Bookshop in Meredith. “A Fine Romance — Falling in Love with the English Countryside” is her latest book that will be featured during the signing. Gilford Public Library events. Line Dancing for Beginners, 9-10 a.m. Check–Out–An–Expert! 10 a.m. to noon. Social Bridge 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Thrifty Yankee (121 Rte. 25 - across from (I-LHS) collects donations of baby clothes, blankets and hygiene items for Baby Threads of N.H. every Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 279-0607. Laconia Elders Friendship Club meeting. 1:30 p.m. at the Leavitt Park Clubhouse. People 55 and older meet each Wednesday for fun, entertainment and education. Meetings provide an
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.
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
LAND for sale, North Road Shelburne. Five acres, $50,000. Beautiful wooded lot, 262 frontage. (603)466-3690.
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 Kropf, with 10 ’ x 22’ adder room, absolutely beautiful with spectacular mountain and lake views, located in White Oaks RV Park, Laconia, NH. $52,900. Open House Sat. & Sun. 508-962-3267
Motorcycles 2005 Kawasaki Vulcan Classic 1500cc: Lowered to accommodate woman rider. 1-owner. Vance & Hines pipes, light bar, windshield, engine guard, saddle bag guards. 5,400 +/- miles. $4,800. 630-6805 after 5pm. 2006 Honda VTX 1300 Low mileage mint condition $6,500 or best reasonable offer. Call 603-520-5198
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Recreation Vehicles 32 Southwind Motor Home made by Fleetwood. Self contained, runs excellent, nice for camping. $4,500. 707-1545.
history and is the author of Gilmanton: Evolution of a New Hampshire Hill Town from 1880 to 1940, drawn largely from study of newspaper files from the period. Refreshments and social hour begin at 7 p.m. The program begins promptly at 7:30. The society’s museum is also open at 7 p.m. The program is free and open to the public; donations to support the work of the Society are gratefully received The society’s summer series is presented on the 4th Tuesday of each month, May through Septem-
opportunity for older citizens to to meet for pure social enjoyment and the club helps the community with philanthropic work. Country Acoustic Picking Party at the Tilton Senior Center. Every Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. Duplicate bridge at the Weirs Beach Community Center. 7:15 p.m. All levels welcome. Snacks. Preschool story time at Belmont Public Library. 10:30 a.m. Overeaters Anonymous offers a program of recovery from compulsive eating using the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of OA. Wednesday nights at 5:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Church in Belmont. Call/ leave a message for Elizabeth at 630-9969 for more information. Free knitting and crochet lessons. Drop in on Wednesdays any time between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. at Baby Threads workshop at 668 Main Street in Laconia (same building as Village Bakery). 998-4012. Zentangle workshop held every Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. at the Vynart Gallery located at 30 Main Street in Meredith. For more information call 279-0557. Narcotics Anonymous meeting. 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 18 Veterans Square in Laconia. TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) group meeting. 5:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church in Meredith. The Country Village Quilt Guild meets 1:30 p.m. on the first and third Wednesday of each month at the Moultonborough Life Safety Building behind the Police and Fire Station on Rt 25 in Moultonborough, NH. All are welcome. For information call 279-3234 or visit our website at Country Village Quilt Guild.
ber. The summer’s final program, on September 24, features New Hampshire in the Age of Clipper Ships with Glenn Knoblock. The Gilmanton Historical Society offers a number of publications on the history of the Town. They are available at all Society programs, at the Town Clerk’s Office, and at the Brick House in Gilmanton Corners. The Society’s Museum, at Old Town Hall is open Saturdays from 10 a.m. until noon, and at 7 p.m. before each of the summer programs.
Photographers to exhibit at Vynn Art Gallery
MEREDITH — Tamworth photographers Mike Porter and Susan Brewer will display their works at the VynnArt Gallery located at 30 Main Street in Meredith, on Saturday, Aug. 24 and Sunday, Aug. 25. A meet the artists reception will be held on Saturday from 2-5 p.m. The show will include some of their favorite works and will feature several large pieces printed on aluminum that give the photographs wonderful luminosity and an almost three dimensional appearance. It was photography that brought the pair together. Susan was the owner of a Cafe in Marblehead, MA and showcased local art on the Café walls, changing the work out on a monthly basis. Mike, a captain at the Marblehead Fire Department, had his first show at the Café and he was an inspiration for Susan to get reacquainted with the camera, and better acquainted with him. The couple splits their time between Tamworth and Marblehead and are grateful to call two areas so rich in natural beauty, home. They have both since won multiple awards for their work. Their photos include enticing images of landscapes and wildlife, shot using High Dynamic Range (HDR) Photography as well as more traditional methods.
HAULING - LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE. ATTIC & GARAGE CLEANOUTS. 520-9478 JD’S LAWNCARE & PROPERTY SERVICES- Cleanups, small engine repair, mowing, edging, mulching, scrap-metal removal. 603-455-7801
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 GILMANTON, 4 bedroom 2-1/2 bath Colonial on 6.15 acres, 8 years old, $197,000. 603-2676404.
MASONRY - Brick, Block, Stone. Fireplaces, patios, repairs. 603-726-8679 prpmasonry.com
HOUSE for sale by owner in Meredith, NH. Large raised ranch, 3 BR, 2 full baths, 12 rooms total, plus side building 16! x 24! with electric, phone and heat. Built in 2003, on a small cul-de-sac road. 5.8 acres, $310,000. 279-4692
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.
CALL Mike for yard cleanups, mowing, maintenance, scrapping, light hauling, very reasonably priced. 603-455-0214
Seatweaving. Classes. Supplies. New England Porch Rockers, 2 Pleasant Street in downtown Laconia. Open every day at 10. 603-524-2700.
WEIRS Beach Area: To share house, $550/month, everything included. Beach rights. 393-6793
DICK THE HANDYMAN 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
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Storage Space CLEAN DRY Storage Easy access. $65/ month. 520-4465.
Rick Drouin 520-5642 or 744-6277 DAVE Waldron Maintenance: Sand, Gravel, Loam & Mulch. Excavation,Driveway/Road repair, Etc. 279-3172.
HOME Repairs: roofing, siding, painting, tile, concrete, repairs and chimney cleaning. 603-726-8679 Paul.
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Flower bed maintenance, pruning, planting, transplanting, trimming, weeding mulching, spring & fall cleanup. Alan, 491-6280
WE buy anything of value from one piece to large estates. Call 527-8070.
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