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Accused bank robber indicted BY MELISSA GRIMA THE BERLIN DAILY SUN

LANCASTER – A man accused of committing an armed bank robbery in Berlin last November has been indicted by a Coos Grand Jury. The Grand Jury convened on Friday, Jan. 6 at the Coos County Courthouse in Lancaster. Among those indicted was Daniel Hufstetler, 32, of 36 High Street in Berlin. Hufstetler faces a charge of robbery for allegedly holding up the Guardian Angel Credit Union on Nov. 14. Hufstetler is alleged to have shown a handgun to bank employees and demanded money. According to police reports, he attempted to disguise himself in sunglasses, white cotton gloves, and a black hat, and made off with more than $3,000 in cash. The bank robbery prompted a massive police response,


including assistance from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Although he absconded at the time of the robbery, Huftstetler, along with an alleged accomplice, was apprehended by local law enforcement within two days. Hufstetler, who has felony convictions for assault, burglary and theft in Georgia and Pennsylvania, remains held on $75,000 cash bail. At the time of the arrest, Berlin police said that Hufstetler and his alleged accomplice, Sheena Craig, 29, also of 36 High Street, were facing eviction from that residence. The landlord told police that at 3:09 p.m., on Monday, Nov. 14 — just 17 minutes after the alarm for the robbery was raised — Hufstetler and Craig deposited $925 in back rent in his account at Northway Bank. Hufstetler is scheduled to be arraigned in Grafton Superior Court on January 23, at 9 a.m.

Sheriff’s Department addresses role in chase BY BARBARA TETREAULT THE BERLIN DAILY SUN

LANCASTER -- Coos County Deputy Sheriff Sgt. Keith Roberge yesterday explained his department’s role in the recent car chase that began in Gorham and ended when the subject under pursuit crashed her vehicle on Route 2 in Shelburne. Coos County Commissioner Paul Grenier asked Roberge to describe the department’s operating procedures during the commission’s monthly meeting after Gorham resi-

dent Robert Balon asked about the incident. Balon said he understood the sheriff’s department did not engage in those types of law enforcement activities. Roberge said the department’s standard operating procedure is that it does not take an active role in law enforcement. He said their main function is serving legal papers and transporting inmates and subjects being held without bail. “We don’t have the manpower to do active law enforcesee CHASE page 7


Burglar sentenced, woman to serve probation for sex with minor BY MELISSA GRIMA THE BERLIN DAILY SUN

LANCASTER – Two local defendants struck plea deals last week in Coos Superior Courts after being charged with crimes ranging from sexual assault to burglary and theft. A Berlin woman accused of plying a teen with alcohol and then having sex with him pleaded guilty to lesser charges and received deferred and suspended sentences. Vicki Valerino, 40, of Maynesboro Street in Berlin, was indicted last year on charges of felonious sexual assault and prohibited sales. She was accused of supplying the youth with vodka in July of 2010 in Berlin, and then having sex with him. This case was heard in Coos County, but was prosecuted by the Grafton County Attorney’s office Charges of felonious sexual assault and prohibited sales against Valerino were dropped and she waived indictment on the amended charges of second degree assault, a felony, and misdemeanor intentional contribution to delinquency. Valerino pleaded guilty to both new charges. She was sentenced to six months in jail, deferred for two years, and two years of probation on the charged of second degree see SEX page 7

Council holds its last work session before Inauguration BY BARBARA TETREAULT THE BERLIN DAILY SUN

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BERLIN – Rather than invest in a new salt shed for the Public Works Department, the city council has decided to look at making energy improvements to the department’s garage. Public Works Director Michael Perreault had presented a proposal for a new salt shed costing in the range of $200,000. Several councilors questioned the cost and suggested looking at less expensive options. City Manager Patrick MacQueen Monday night said staff had revisited the proposal and decided the cost-benefit analysis was not good. Perreault said he still felt there were some hidden benefits see INAUGURATION page 6

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Tighter leash on exotic pets

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MACON, Mo. (NY Times) — The man raised a tawny ball of fluff above his head, its black button eyes seeming to widen as it took in the audience surrounding the ring. “Baby cougar! Bottle-fed!” the auctioneer at the Lolli Brothers Livestock Market announced on a morning in early December. But there was not a hand in sight in the audience of about 100. They were farmers in Carhartt work gear, Amish men and the occasional woman — one whose pet vervet monkey sipped a Sprite. The starting price dropped, to $200. The cougar’s owner, standing in the ring, shook his head. It was too low. No sale. It has been an uncertain time for people who sell and breed exotic creatures since an episode in October when the police in Zanesville, Ohio, killed 49 exotic animals, including wolves, lions, bears and 18 Bengal tigers. Ohio was one of seven states with no regulation regarding the sale or ownership of these types of creatures, according to the Humane Society of the United States. Days after the episode, Governor Kasich signed an executive order to increase the powers of humane officers, shut down unauthorized auctions and restrict existing ones. New laws are being drafted that may ban sales to those who aren’t professional handlers.

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WASHINGTON (NY Times) — In what may be its most significant religious liberty decision in two decades, the Supreme Court on Wednesday for the first time recognized a “ministerial exception” to employment discrimination laws, saying that churches and other religious groups must be free to choose and dismiss their leaders without government interference.

“The interest of society in the enforcement of employment discrimination statutes is undoubtedly important,” Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. wrote in a decision that was surprising in both its sweep and its unanimity. “But so, too, is the interest of religious groups in choosing who will preach their beliefs, teach their faith and carry out their mission.”

The decision gave only limited guidance about how courts should decide who counts as a minister, saying the court was “reluctant to adopt a rigid formula.” Two concurring opinions offered contrasting proposals. Whatever its precise scope, the ruling will have concrete consequences for countless people employed by religious groups to perform religious work.

Survey finds rising perception of class tension (NY Times) — Conflict between rich and poor now eclipses racial strain and friction between immigrants and the native-born as the greatest source of tension in American society, according to a survey released Wednesday. About two-thirds of Americans now believe there are “strong conflicts” between rich and poor in the United States, a survey by the Pew Research Center found, a sign that the message of income inequality brandished by the Occupy Wall Street movement and pressed by Democrats may be seeping into the national consciousness. The result was about a 50 percent increase

from a survey in 2009, when anger over the financial industry’s role in the recession was festering. In that survey, 47 percent of those polled said there were strong conflicts between classes. “Income inequality is no longer just for economists,” said Richard Morin, a senior editor at Pew Social & Demographic Trends, which conducted the latest survey, of 2,048 adults in December. “It has moved off the business pages into the front page.” The new numbers show that perception of class conflict surged the most among whites, middle-income earners and independent voters, the survey found.

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Romney says thank you to N.H. for primary win

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Erin Soraghan, of North Conway, races the yellow course for the Back Nine team during the first week of the Mountain Meister race series at Cranmore Mountain Wednesday. Hundreds of local skiers gather every week for the tradition known as the largest citizens race series in the country. This year racers are allowed two runs and their fastest time counts toward the competitions. Racers organize into teams and each racer categorized by time after a couple weeks of racing in order to compete against skiers or snowboarders of equal abilities. (JAMIE GEMMITI PHOTO)

Strong second-place showing for Ron Paul in primary BY MARK HAYWARD THE UNION LEADER

With a strong second-place showing in New Hampshire, Texas Congressman Ron Paul has emerged as the alternative to Mitt Romney, elated supporters said Tuesday night. Paul, who placed third in the Iowa Caucuses a week ago, cemented a second-place showing Tuesday. With nearly two-thirds of the precincts reporting, Paul had 23 percent of the vote, compared to 40 percent for Romney. He addressed hundreds of supporters at the Executive Court in south Manchester. “He (Romney) certainly had a clear-cut victory, but we’re nibbling at his heels,” Paul said in opening remarks shortly before 9 p.m. “There’s no doubt this noble effort we are involved in will not go unnoticed.” Paul drew a crowd that included young people, business owners and a handful of Granite State political figures who backed him. Most elected officials endorsed Romney. Paul also thanked the New Hampshire Union Leader for not endorsing him.

Paul supporters said the showing means he is the alternative to Romney and the status quo. “For six years, (Romney’s) base level of support has never been over 35 percent. He’s never gotten a bump,” said Paul supporter, state Sen. Andy Sanborn. “But with a second-place showing in New Hampshire after a third in Iowa, Paul leaves New Hampshire with momentum. Ron Paul is the only candidate whose polling numbers continue to climb,” Sanborn said. Paul’s remarks were a mix of recognition of campaign helpers and reiterations of his campaign themes of freedom, the Constitution, sound money and curtailment of military exploits overseas. Paul was expected to be in South Carolina today. He has a strong grassroots movement across the country, which will continue to produce strong showings, said Phil Greazzo, his Manchester campaign co-chairman. Paul’s support was strong in rural areas. According to incomplete returns that were available last night, he had taken Coos County and was close in Grafton County.

MANCHESTER — For weeks, a win for Mitt Romney in the New Hampshire GOP primary was promised by pollsters and pundits across the country. On Tuesday, voters in the firstin-the-nation presidential primary delivered on that promise. The suspense at Southern New Hampshire University, site of Romney’s primary party, ended minutes after the final polling locations closed at 8 p.m., with most news outlets quickly declaring him the winner. “Thank you, New Hampshire,” Romney told the hundreds who filled the room. “Tonight we made history. This state has always been a very special place for our family. Tonight we celebrate; tomorrow we go back to work.” Romney became the first candidate to take home the top slot in both Iowa and New Hampshire. In the long line of political heavy hitters who have sat down with Granite State voters in diners and dining rooms over the years, no one has managed to pull a daily double like the former governor of Massachusetts did. “Americans know that our future is better and brighter than these troubled times,” said Romney. “We still believe in that shining city on the hill. The President has run out of ideas; now he is running out of excuses. And tonight, we’re asking the good people of South Carolina to join the citizens of New Hampshire and make 2012 the year he runs of time.”

Romney continued to go after Obama throughout his victory speech. “You know our campaign is about more than replacing a President — it’s about saving the soul of America,” Romney said. “He wants to turn America into a European-style socialist welfare state. We look at the cities and towns across America for our inspiration. We put our faith in the American people. I will make the federal government simpler, smaller and smarter. He apologizes for America. I will never apologize for the greatest nation in the history of the earth. “I want you to remember what it was like to think about what college you were going to send your kids to instead of worrying about making it to your next paycheck,” said Romney. “That America is still out there.” Campaign aides were concerned about complacency among supporters Tuesday, but an intensive getout-the-vote effort conducted over the weekend, with hundreds of volunteers making thousands of phone calls, seemed to do the trick. Tara Richardson of Derry, who attended the campaign party at SNHU, was one supporter who already had her mind made up when she headed to her polling location Tuesday. “I think he’s the best candidate to beat Obama,” Richardson said. “I like his background as a businessman, that was a big selling point with me. It won’t be easy for anyone to turn the economy around, but I think he’s got the best shot of doing it.”

PSNH plans rate reduction MANCHESTER — Public Service of New Hampshire customers will see reduced rates on their next electric bill. PSNH said there has been a reduction in its energy service rate due to lower energy market prices and a forecast for a reduction in operating

costs at the utility’s power generating facilities. A PSNH customer consuming 500 kilowatt hours of energy service will see a reduction of about 2.5 percent in each monthly bill. —Courtesy of WMUR

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None of us make a living off that refuge, we just pay for it with our federal taxes To the editor: This is the second letter I have read in papers from Jeff Fair. I met Jeff on the Androscoggin River years ago. He was doing a Loon study at the time, working for the Feds. When Jeff was living in the Errol area, the refuge was in the early stages and intended to protect only the shoreline of Umbagog Lake. I stood on a ridge in Errol a week ago and spotted the blue and red flags of the refuge property line. I was about six or seven miles from Lake Umbagog. This refuge was started in secret and when presented to the town of Errol, there was considerable resentment that three or four local landowners had met with the feds and never let on what they were planning. Since then the refuge has grown to encompass over half of Wentworth Location and over one third of Errol. They are currently buying 4500 acres in Cambridge according to Paul Casey. No one including Paul Casey or Jeff Fair has given me an explanation as to how towns and Coos county losing millions of dollars of valuation along with the associated loss of revenue is a good thing. New Hampshire towns depend solely on property taxes to fund their schools and municipalities, Mr. Fair. Gaining some low paying jobs at the local Subway is not going to make up for what we are now seeing in our property tax increases caused by loss of revenue.

Also, as hunting declines due to heavy restrictions and snowmobiling trails become more and more restricted, I doubt Errol will be a tourist destination unless you are a kayaker. We have had no snow this winter and as a result, Errol is dead. LL Cote had four cars in front of it when I went downtown today. No snow, no snowmobile business. As far as a citizen advisory group, that idea was floated by Sen. Gallus and Ray Burton with no response. The feds are masters at open ended answers and keeping their plans secret until they are finalized. Mr. Fair and those at the refuge make their living off environmentalism. That is fine, but when it starts to hurt communities, and forces us to live with restrictive, ludicrous restrictions, it is time to fight back. Mr. Fair lives in a state that is going through its own problems with the federal government controlling its land, natural resources, and destiny. He doesn’t live here anymore and is speaking about something he only saw in its infancy. Like I said before, the people enthusiastic about this refuge either don’t live under its shadow, make a living off it courtesy of the people they destroy, hope to make money off it when they sell off their property, or are wealthy enough to withstand the huge tax increases coming when the amount of taxable property gets swal see REFUGE page 5

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Once upon a Berlin Time

1964 VI

Hello fellow Berlinites. One of the worst automobile accidents in North Country history took place August 23, 1964 on route 16 just 2 miles south of Gorham. This head-on crash claimed the lives of six people. Four were from the Province of Québec and two were from the city of Berlin. The local citizens who lost their lives were Mr. Armand Belval, 62, and Mr. Alfred Boucher, 58. Along with this, five people were hospitalized in serious condition. Dr. Frances Appleton of Gorham, who tended to the injured at the scene, described it as the worst mishap since a Cog Railway accident injured 41 people in 1948. Both he and Gorham Police Chief Anthony Dooan had never seen such a horrific highway accident as this. The Canadian car was traveling north from the Conway area and the Berlin auto was going south when the crash took place. Reports stated that the Quebec vehicle skidded on wet pavement when it rounded a curve north of the Dolly Copp campground. This caused the two cars to collide head-on. Hundreds of people gathered at the accident site and the great crowd was said to have hampered the work of officials. I remember people talking about this crash and every one of them explained that it was the worst one they had ever seen in their lives. A headline, after the start of school in September of 1964, stated that Berlin High School had a record enrollment of 1,143 students. This included grades 7 through 12. The BHS enrollment was 637 and the BJHS was 506. The total amount of students in Berlin’s public schools from grades one through twelve was 1,980. I’m sure that is a far cry from the amount today. In September of 1964 a Berlin man’s gamble of three dollars showed a profit of $7,497. That is when Henry Turcotte went to the races at Rockingham Park in Salem, New Hampshire. Mr. and Mrs. Turcotte had a ticket that matched with a horse named “Bupers”, the word bupers being an Jimmy Dinardo anagram for the word superb. The Turcottes didn’t see the finish of the race and had some difficulty finding out who had one, but when they did find out, they ended up with some pretty good dough for 47 years ago. Mr. Turcotte came to Berlin in 1952 and bought two apartment houses. He worked for some time as a custodian at Berlin High School and retired eight years later, taking care of his apartments. I guess one can say that Mr. Turcotte was one of Berlin’s original sweepstake winners. At last, construction had started on the vocational school and the picture that accompanies this story shows what the site looked like at the start of this project. The end of September 1964 brought with it the election of local union 75 and the results showed that they would have a new vice

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president in the name of Vincent “Jimmy” Dinardo. This union election on Monday September 21, 1964 came across with an upset victory, ending Joseph Cheverie’s 11 years in office. A recount of the ballots cast in the vice presidential race showed that out of the 1,190 votes cast, Dinardo received 627 of them. Union President Robert Therriault claimed that this was one of the best voter turnouts in union history, as there were about 1,700 members at this time. I’m not quite sure what happened with this project, but a community swimming pool was making the headlines in the fall of 1964. Mayor Edward Shuette issued a call for volunteers and his call signaled the start of a new Berlin recreational project. Every able bodied man and woman, who was interested in seeing the pool become a fact, was asked to meet at the Bean Brook site at 1 p.m on Saturday, September 26. Shuette said that he would be there to lead the parade of ax swingers and brush pilers, because the first job was to clear the right-of-way into the pool area. The drive for volunteers was spearheaded by the local Lions Club with Roy E. Cascadden as chairman. This club also contacted other organizations to help them round up workers. Volunteer personnel met at the end of Rheims Street at 9 a.m. on that Saturday. Volunteers were not expected to do all of the work on the pool, but there was much they could accomplish to save money when the professionals came. This same project was undertaken in Claremont, New Hampshire and Berlin wanted to duplicate it. The land for this pool was available without cost and was obtained by the Jaycees in the 1950s for a community pool. Then President Larry Favinger said that this parcel would eventually be transferred to the city. The Jaycees also had about $800 saved in the name of the swimming pool project. This money was raised in the 1950s, when they had tried to spike interest in this pool. Plans called for the pool to be 60 x 120’, lined with concrete and fed through a filter out of Bean Brook. There were also funds available for other recreational facilities to be built nearby. Does anybody remember what ever happened to this great project? Finally, a story was written in early October about mail carrier Anita “Blondie” Croteau and I wish that I could have pulled the picture. By October 5, 1964 this mail lady see 1964 VI page 5

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We are not used to being treated like fools and liars To the editor: In response to the letter from Travis Smith from Walmart, I see that you said pretty much nothing, my letters are well praised by my family and friends, so you were not being very sincere on what you tried to feed me in your phone call on Thursday. The thing you fail to see is that the people you fired were also customers here in their community. You telling me that not that many associates have been fired from Walmart and that they could reapply in 30 days is a crock because I know for a fact that some of them were told up to six months, and my question was why would they want to, return to be harassed, degraded in front of customers and staff or given their walking papers after many years of faithful employment. You mentioned in your letter that Walmart has some of the best jobs in retail with good pay and excellent benefits but that’s no true if someone puts in over 10 years and gets fired, you better be careful you could be next. You also mentioned that you are proud to be part of the community helping to strengthen the North Country’s economy, well how can you do that by living in outside this com-

munity, that is not being part of our community, as far as the economy that does not help you firing so many loyal long term associates that felt their jobs were secure working for Walmart for 10 years or more. As far as your standards, I am sure Sam would not agree with you. It’s like I told you on the phone, if you think it’s okay for you and some of your assistant managers to treat people the way you do then maybe it’s time to lock your doors and leave so someone that would appreciate our business and willing to give customer service with a smile and say can we help you while not having their hands in our pockets. I did not appreciate being called a liar about things people are telling me, or that I heard with my own ears in the store while shopping. As far as improving your standards, first you have to have standards, and telling me the people here in the North Country are very different, boy you were right about that! We are not used to being treated like fools or lied to, Walmart needs to take Sam Walton out of Walmart because he would not approve of your managerial behavior. Maggie Young Berlin

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lowed up by the feds. As far as my granddaughter being able to enjoy Lake Umbagog, odds are that by the time Paul Casey and his regulatory agency are done, she won’t be able to live here. If our school is closed , in all probability our young people will be forced to move. In closing, I would like to inform Mr. Fair that I will continue to “rail” against this beast until it stops expanding, the land is put under conservation easements with private ownership, keeping sustainable logging alive along with the good paying jobs, and the people wallowing at the public trough leave. If you look up the definition of socialism, you will see that it involves the elimination of private ownership. Communism on the other hand is one step further where a few control that public prop1964 from page 4

had covered 663,000 miles carrying the local mail. On this date, she marked the end of her first 25 years of driving the Star Mail route in Berlin, Milan, West Milan and Percy. Blondie got into the mail business because her parents had this contract. After working with them, she eventually took over the route. This route covered 35 miles a day, six days a week and 26,520 miles a year. After 25 years, she had compiled great amount of mileage without a single accident, having150 stops a day at boxes along the highway. She said that

Ave., Berlin. Rev. Kyle Stanton officiated. Burial followed in the Holy Family Cemetery in Gorham. Many relatives and friends attended the service. erty. I would say that we are moving quickly along that direction, and I, along with a lot of good, hard working people, are fighting it. The fifty or sixty petitions stretching across N.H., Massachusetts, Maine, Vermont, and even some Western states are proof of that. Everyday it grows. I wish Jeff Fair well, but this is an issue that affects us more than him, unless of course the feds need him to study the Loons again and use his expertise to rid the lake and river of powered watercraft. We live here, he doesn’t. None of us make a living off that refuge, we just pay for it with our Federal taxes, higher property taxes, and loss of freedoms. I respect his opinion, but truthfully, don’t buy it. Bob Lord Errol one day during World War II, she had seven flat tires. She had to patch the tubes and pump them up by hand to finish the route. She probably thought about quitting after that. During her early days, this Dummer resident also had a milk route to go along with her mail business. She was certainly a very busy gal. I will finish with my brief history of the year 1964 in Berlin with my next story. Questions or comments e-mail poof@ Also, be sure to join the many fans of “Once upon a Berlin Time” on Facebook and guess at the weekly mystery picture.


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By virtue of a power of sale contained in a certain mortgage deed given by VIRGINIA M. CARPENTER and RICHARD D. CARPENTER (a/k/a R. DAVID CARPENTER), husband and wife, whose mailing address is 52-F Country Lane, Littleton, New Hampshire 03561-4931, to LACONIA SAVINGS BANK, 62 Pleasant Street, Laconia, Belknap County, New Hampshire, 03246, dated October 11, 2006, and recorded on October 12, 2006 in the Coos County Registry of Deeds at Book 1192, Page 0060, (the “Mortgage”) the holder of said mortgage, pursuant to and in execution of said powers, and for breach of conditions of said mortgage deed, (and the Note secured thereby of near or even date, and related documents) and for the purpose of foreclosing the same shall sell at PUBLIC AUCTION On February 3, 2012 at 1:00 o’clock in the afternoon, pursuant to N.H. R.S.A. 479:25, on the premises herein described being located at Lot #3, Grandview Drive, Berlin, Coos County, New Hampshire, being all and the same premises more particularly described in the Mortgage. TERMS OF SALE: Said premises will be sold subject to (i) all unpaid taxes and liens, whether or not of record; (ii) mortgages, liens, attachments and all other encumbrances and rights, titles and interests of third persons which are entitled to precedence over the Mortgages; and (iii) any other matters affecting title of the Mortgagor to the premises disclosed herein. DEPOSITS: Prior to commencement of the auction, all registered bidders shall pay a deposit in the amount of Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00). At the conclusion of the auction of the premises, the highest bidder’s deposit, if such high bidder’s bid is accepted by the Bank, shall immediately be paid to the Bank and shall be held by the Bank subject to these Terms of Sale. All deposits required hereunder shall be made in cash or by check to the order of the Bank, which is acceptable to the Bank in its sole and absolute discretion. WARRANTIES AND CONVEYANCE: The Bank shall deliver a Mortgagee’s Foreclosure Deed of the Real Estate to the successful bidder accepted by the Bank within forty-five (45) days from the date of the foreclosure sale, upon receipt of the balance of the Purchase Price in cash or check acceptable to Bank. The Real estate will be conveyed with those warranties contained in the Mortgagee’s Foreclosure Deed, and no others. FEDERAL TAX LIEN: If the property to be sold is subject to a tax lien of the United States of America Internal Revenue Service, unless said lien is released after sale, the sale may be subject to the right of the United States of America to redeem the lands and premises on or before 120 days from the date of the sale. BREACH OF PURCHASE CONTRACT: If any successful bidder fails to complete the contract of sale resulting from the Bank’s acceptance of such successful bidder’s bid, such successful bidder’s deposit may, at the option of the Bank, be retained as full liquidated damages or may be held on account of the damages actually suffered by the Bank. If such deposit is not retained as full liquidated damages, the Bank shall have all of the privileges, remedies and rights available to the Bank at law or in equity due to such successful bidder’s breach of the contract of sale. Notice of the election made hereunder by the Bank shall be given to a defaulting successful bidder within 50 days after the date of the public auction. If the Bank fails to notify a defaulting successful bidder of which remedy the Bank has elected hereunder, the Bank shall be conclusively deemed to have elected to be holding the deposit on account of the damages actually suffered by the Bank. Upon any such default, Laconia Savings Bank shall have the right to sell the property to any back up bidder or itself. AMENDMENT OF TERMS OF SALE: The Bank reserves the right to amend or change the Terms of Sale set forth herein by announcement, written or oral, made prior to the commencement of the public auction. NOTICE TO THE MORTGAGOR, ANY GRANTEE OF THE MORTGAGOR AND ANY OTHER PERSON CLAIMING A LIEN OR OTHER ENCUMBRANCE ON THE PREMISES: YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO PETITION THE SUPERIOR COURT FOR THE COUNTY IN WHICH THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE SITUATED, WITH SERVICE UPON THE MORTGAGEE, AND UPON SUCH BOND AS THE COURT MAY REQUIRE, TO ENJOIN THE SCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE. For further information respecting the aforementioned foreclosure sale, contact James R. St. Jean Auctioneers, 45 Exeter Rd., PO Box 400, Epping NH 03042, (603) 734-4348. Dated this the 6th day of January, 2012. LACONIA SAVINGS BANK By Its Attorneys Minkow & Mahoney Mullen, P.A. By: Peter J. Minkow, Esq. 4 Stevens Ave., Suite 3 P.O. Box 235, Meredith, NH 03253 (603) 279-6511 Publication Dates: January 12, 19 & 26, 2012.

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and noted a new salt shed has been proposed for more than two decades. Mayor Paul Grenier said he believed replacing windows in the garage would have a big payback for the city and would improve lighting in the building. Perreault noted the garage is one of the city’s biggest energy users. City Planner Pamela Laflamme reported that over the years several engineers have done energy audits of the building. She suggested looking at those reports and figuring out what will have the quickest return on the investment. Councilor Roland Theberge said the current salt shed is a disaster and eventually something needs to be done. He said he was concerned that storing the sand in the basement of the garage requires both doors to be open when loading the sand. Councilor Tom McCue agreed on the eventual need for a salt shed but said he was glad the city was not looking at a $200,000 project. Councilor Lucie Remillard recommended the council tour the garage and look at the various audits. Councilor Mike Rozek agreed but said he would like to see the audit material before going on the tour. Laflamme agreed to collect the audit material and get it to the council. Holding its last work session before the new council is sworn in next week, the council handled a number of routine matters. * Joe Costello of Tri-County Community Action Program hand delivered the organization’s funding request for fiscal 2013. CAP is asking for a total of $24,900 from the city to support the various programs it provides to local residents. CAP is seeking $9,000 for its Youth Alternatives Program, $3,200 for its Transportation Program, $4,500 for Community Contact, $3,200 for Senior Meals, and $5,000 for its Alzheimer’s Daycare Program. Mayor Paul Grenier said the county did a fiscal analysis of CAP and was amazed the agency could provide the services it does with the limited funding it has. Costello said CAP has 60 different programs

that it administers – all aimed at helping people help themselves. Remillard asked how many Berlin families are helped by the various programs. Costello said CAP last year helped about 22,000 people in Coos County and about 30 percent were from Berlin. Grenier praised the work CAP does in the city and the county and said without CAP, local welfare budgets would be higher. “You are a lifeline for many,” Grenier said. Despite the kind words, CAP faces an uphill struggle to get its entire $24,900 funding request approved. Its current city appropriation is $13,162. * The council approved a request to assist the Botanical Garden Club fund-raising effort to continue maintaining the beautiful city gardens. In partnership with Berlin Recreation and Parks and the Community Service Center of Northern Human Services, the club has been planting and managing the gardens on city property including the Laura Lee Viger Botanical Garden on Hutchins Street. City Manager Patrick MacQueen said the gardens are simply gorgeous. Club President Will O’Brien is hoping to raise at least $1,000 through donations for the gardens. The council agreed that Berlin Parks and Recreation will accept and hold the donations for the club in an enterprise fund earmarked for that purpose.. Donations can be sent to the Berlin Recreation and Parks Department, 672 First Avenue, 03570. * Housing Coordinator Linda White reviewed the revised bid restrictions for the tax-deeded property the city is scheduled to put out for bids. The council has struggled to include language in the bid documents that will ensure the properties are renovated. Bidders must be current on all property taxes, water, and sewer fees and cannot have any outstanding building code violations. The purchasing party must make the property habitable within 12 months of purchase. The apparent high bidder must demonstrate he or she has the financial resources to complete the work on time.



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ment,” he said. Roberge said the department does respond to requests for help from other law enforcement agencies. He said the department also responds if an incident that threatens public safety takes place in front of an officer. “If it happens in front of us, we have to take action,” he said. Roberge said that was the case last Friday when he was riding with Deputy Tobey Reichert. He said they were traveling north in a marked Coos Sheriff Department SUV on Route 16 by the Gorham Fire Department when a car passed on a double yellow line, driving recklessly. The vehicle went through a red light at the junction of Routes 2 and 16 and headed toward Berlin. “It happened in front of us and we had to take action for public safety,” said Roberge. He said the two officers could not read the license plate number. Believing the vehicle was headed to Berlin, Roberge said the officers notified Berlin police. But near the town line, the car did a 90-degree turn and headed back to Gorham. Roberge said they tried to block the car from making the u-turn but the car evaded them. A state police cruiser reportedly attempted unsuccessfully to stop the vehicle at the lights near the Wal-Mart store. Roberge said he and Reichert continued to pursue the vehicle while notifying Gorham police of their

approach. Two Gorham cruisers joined in the pursuit as the vehicle continued at a high rate of speed through the town’s business district. Roberge said the two Gorham cruisers took the lead in the pursuit and their vehicle and the state police cruiser followed behind. The driver of the vehicle, Theresa Levesque, 36, of Berlin lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a stand of trees in Shelburne. She was taken to Androscoggin Valley Hospital and the incident remains under investigation. Roberge said as certified law enforcement officers, the sheriff deputies have to take action when they see a dangerous threat to public safety like Friday’s incident. He said if they didn’t take action and something happened, there could be repercussions for the county. “Hopefully the actions we take may save lives down the line,” he said. Roberge said they would not have gone after the car if they had an inmate in the cruiser. He said deputies will not respond to such emergency situations if they are transporting inmates. Earlier, Grenier said the sheriff’s department does not do general law enforcement but does respond to emergency situations. He said the department has regulatory authority to assist other law enforcement agencies when needed. In a follow-up phone message, Balon stressed that he was just at the meeting to ask questions and get information. “I wasn’t there to bash law enforcement at all,” he said.

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assault, for subjecting the teen to serious psychological injury. She agreed to court ordered drug and alcohol treatment counseling, and tour the NH State Prison under the supervision of the Department of Corrections. She was also ordered to undergo HIV testing at her own expense and provide results to victim witness coordinator to be provided to the victim’s parents. She must also undergo sex offender evaluation and abide by treatment recommendations, and have no unsupervised contact with minors except her own children until sex offender treatment is completed. Valerino is to have no contact with victim or his family. For intentionally contributing to delinquency by providing the minor with alcohol and encouraging sexual behaviors, she was sentenced to 60 days in jail. The jail term was suspended for two years on the conditions she remain of good behavior and have no contact with the victim or his family. A Berlin man who pleaded guilty to one charge of burglary and one charge of theft of a firearm after burglarizing two area homes, and still faces charges for a third, was sentenced to one-and-a-half to four years in state prison as a result. Daniel Ouellette, 26, of Seventh Street, entered his plea in front of Judge Peter Bornstein on Jan. 3.


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Ouellette admitted to theft of a firearm by unauthorized taking, for stealing a gun belonging to Brian and Tracey Pepin. He stole the gun from the Pepin home Riverside Drive on March 22. Ouellette had initially been charged with burglary and three counts of theft of a firearm in relation to that crime, through the other charges were dropped as a condition of the plea agreement. In addition to sentencing him the prison term, he is ordered to pay restitution not to exceed $2,000 and have no contact with victims. Ouellette was sentenced to a concurrent prison term of one-anda-half to four years, as a result of pleading guilty to the late February, early March 2011 burglary at the home of Antonios Koxarakis on Owens Road in Milan. In that instance a flat screen television was taken. Again, the terms involved Ouellette making restitution not to exceed $2,000 and no contact with Antonios Koxarakis. In that case, Ouellette had initially been charged with Burglary and receiving stolen property. A single charge of burglary is still pending against Ouellette for a break-in at the home of Ted and Wanda Lacase on Riverside Drive in Berlin, between Oct. 6 and 15, 2011. Final pretrial conference in that case is scheduled for April 27.

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AMC names new president PINKHAM NOTCH – After 23 years at the helm of the Appalachian Mountain Club, Andrew Falender is stepping down and John Judge has been named president of the 136-year old organization. Judge will assume his new position Feb. 1. He was selected following a nationwide search for a person to replace the retiring Falender. Judge will be only the fourth chief executive of the club. Judge, 44, joins AMC as a respected nonprofit and government leader, having served in executive and senior development, finance, and marketing roles. He is credited with transforming a financially troubled Greater Boston chapter of Habitat for Humanity to a top performing urban affiliate. Most recently, Judge served as chief development officer for the city of Springfield, Mass., where he oversaw projects with a collective value of hundreds of millions of dollars and set the city on a path of sustainable development, including the construction of the state’s largest solar field. Judge founded and led Judge Co. LLC, focused on inner-city real estate development and construction. “We are excited about John’s experience, talent, and passion for AMC’s mission, particularly in getting young people engaged with the outdoors,” said Laurie Gabriel, chair of the club’s board of directors. “We can’t think of anyone we would rather have leading AMC as we work to broaden and diversify our constituents, help more kids and families get outdoors, and expand our role as a conservation leader in the Northeast and MidAtlantic regions,” she said.

Judge will oversee the nation’s oldest outdoor recreation and conservation organization with more than 100,000 members, advocates, and supporters in 12 chapters from Maine to Washington, D.C. Headquartered in Boston, the AMC advocates for the conservation and protection of the mountains, rivers, and forests in the region; offers over 8,000 outdoor trips each year; maintains over 1,500 miles of hiking trails; and hosts over 150,000 overnight guest visits at its huts and lodges. Over the last eight years, it has conserved 66,500 acres of land in Maine’s 100-Mile Wilderness region used for outdoor recreation, education, and sustainable forestry, where AMC manages over 90 miles of hiking and crosscountry ski trails and three yearround lodges. An active community volunteer, Judge serves on the Boards of Northeastern University’s School of Public Policy and the Springfield Technical Community College Foundation. He co-founded the New Frontier Society of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, a non-partisan group that encourages young adult participation in public affairs. He also served as State Chair of the Massachusetts Commission on Community Service and Volunteerism from 2001 to 2004. Additionally, he served as a volunteer with scouting and other youth groups. Judge holds a B.A. in economics from Stonehill College and a master’s of Public Administration from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. He lives in Boston.

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BERLIN -- Alice M. Nicholas, 86, formerly of Jasper Street, Berlin, passed away Wednesday morning, January 11, 2012, at the Coos County Nursing Home in Berlin. Mrs. Nicholas was born in Berlin on April 27, 1925, a daughter of Napoleon and Freda (Sylvester) Lamontagne and was a lifelong resident. She owned and operated Rollie’s Diner and was well known for her catering at the VFW. Alice was an avid bowler, bingo player and loved her trips to Atlantic City. She was a member of St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish, the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, the Holiday Center and MESH. Family members include a daughter, Lucille Wiemer and her husband Fred of Berlin; a son, Lucien LaFlamme and wife Melinda of Anchorage; Alaska; five grandchildren, Michel Laflamme and wife Debbie of Anchorage, Alaska, Denise Laflamme of Anchorage, Alaska, Jason Parent and com-

panion Christine of Northfield, NH, Mark Wiemer and wife Kelly of Penacock, NH and Kimberly Champine and husband Jim of Keene, NH; 10 great-grandchildren; a sister, Rita Mallo of Rochester, NY; nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her first husband, Roland LaFlamme in 1971, her second husband, Paul Nicholas in 1998 and brother Joseph Lamontagne in 1991. Calling hours will be held Friday evening January 13, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Bryant Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Ave., Berlin. A funeral service will be held Saturday afternoon at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Berlin. Donations in her memory may be made to the Sunshine Fund, Coos County Nursing Home, PO Box 416, Berlin, NH, 03570. Please visit to send an online condolence.

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Friday, January 13 Men’s Breakfast Group. Topic: “The Cost of Health – Where is the Money Coming From?” Presenter: Mr. Russell Keene, CEO of Androscoggin Valley Hospital. Meeting at the Gorham Congregational/ UCC Church, Main Street, Gorham. Breakfast is at 7:00 A.M., presentation at 7:30 A.M. A free will offering will be taken at breakfast for the Ecumenical Food Pantry. All men welcome. FMI: 4663496. Saturday, January 14 Indoor Yard Sale: St. Barnibus Church on Main Street, Berlin, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. We have room for vendors at $10 per space, and we are accepting donations. Profits to benefit the children of the Berlin Headstart through purchase of supplies for their classrooms and in part for their end of the year celebration. Monday, January 16 Ladies of St. Anne: Card party, 1 p.m. St. Anne’s lower hall, School St., Berlin. Saturday, January 21 Lasagna Dinner Fundraiser: at AVH Cafeteria. Sponsored by the AVH Relay For Life Team, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sit-down meal served by AVH staff includes Salad, Lasagna, Garlic Bread, Coffee/Tea/ Punch and Dessert. Adults: $9; Children 12 and under: $5. Take out available, 50/50 raffle. Proceeds to benefit the American Cancer Society. FMI call Linda Laperle, event chairperson, at 326-5608.

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––––––––––––––– ONGOING CALENDAR –––––––––––––– Thursday Community Bible Church Free Meal: Doors open 4 p.m. for coffee and conversation, Dinner at 5 p.m., close up around 630. There is live music and complimentary Dunkin Donuts coffee for all. Anyone wishing to make a donation to this service can contact Developmental Play-Group: FCESS, 9:30 to 11 a.m. every Thursday, St. Barnabas Episcopal Church. Contact person is Sheri Goyette at 603662-2331 or email TOPS NH 0057 Gorham: Meet every Thursday, 5:30 p.m., meeting room of the Gorham Public Library on Railroad Street, Gorham. FMI Call Carolyn at 348-1416. Boy Scout Pack 207: meets every Thursday at 6:30 in the St. Michael’s School cafeteria. Berlin-Gorham White Mountain Rotary Club: Meets every Thursday 730 to 830 a.m., Town & Country Inn Shelburne. FMI email info@ Senior Meals: Guardian Angel School, noon. Suggested donations for 60 and over $3; under 60 $6. All are welcome. (FMI 752-2545) Mt. Jefferson LDG. #103 I.O.O.F.: meets second and fourth Thursdays of month, 7 p.m., 701 Presidential Highway, Jefferson. FMI 1-802892-6684 or 723-0766. Gorham Public Library: Open M-F: 10am6pm, Saturdays: 10am-Noon. Children’s Story Time: Fridays, 1:30pm. View On-line Catalog at FMI call 4662525 or email AA Meeting: noon to 1 p.m., St. Barnabas Church, 2 High St., Berlin. Berlin Knights of Columbus: Third and Fourth Degree meets on second Thursday of each month, 7 p.m., St. Anne’s lower hall, Berlin. Dinner served at 5:30 p.m. for members and guests from September to May. Shelburne Library Schedule: Thursday 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturdays - 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. FUSION: Youth Group invites all youth grades 6-12, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Games, music, and a good message to get you pumped for the rest of the week! Harvest Christian Fellowship, Willow St. in Berlin. FMIVicky at 348-2354. fusion603 Milan Public Library: Monday, 1:30 to 7:30 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday’s 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous: 12 to 1 p.m., Discussion Meeting, St. Barnabas Church, corner of High and Main St., Berlin. Step Book Meeting, 7 to 8 p.m., Androscoggin Valley Hospital, Berlin. Exercise Classes: Berlin Senior Center, 610 Sullivan St., Berlin, 4 to 5 p.m. (FMI 752-2545) Pre-School Reading, Arts, Crafts Program: Errol Public Library, 10:30 a.m. To register, call Ann Bragg at 483-7720 or go to the library from 8 a.m. to noon Wednesday through Saturday. F. O. E. Eagles 1464: Meets first and third Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. The Salvation Army Thursday Afterschool Programs: 3 – 3:30, snack and homework help; 3:30 – 4 Timbrels; 4 – 4:30 Sacred Dance; 4:30 – 5 Singing Company; Dinner; and Boys Adventure Corps and Sunbeams. For more information please call 752-1644. Dummer Library Hours: 3 to 7 p.m. (FMI 449-0995, E-mail: Berlin and Coos County Historic Society Moffett House Museum: Open five days, Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. Can also be opened by appointment. Call 752-4590. Available are historical documents, school yearbooks, Berlin/Gorham directories, annual city reports, city and county reports, Brown Bulletins, old books, artifacts and more. Serenity Steps Peer Support Center: 567 Main St. Berlin, Providing peer support services to local area residents challenged by emotional or mental difficulties. Open Monday through Wednesday 11-4; Thursday and Friday 11-7 p.m. FMI 752-8111.

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by Abigail Van Buren


DEAR ABBY: I am a very feminine 23-year-old woman who lives at home with my father. I am completely uninterested in getting married or having children now or in the future. I don’t believe it’s the end of the world to be a woman and not want children, but my dad and my grandmother act as though I’m abnormal. Dad says he blames himself for “failing to raise me right.” He also blames himself for the fact that I’m not interested in guys. The thought of being intimate with a guy is disgusting to me. I identify as mostly asexual, although I have had passing infatuations with women. Dad takes this personally like HE is responsible for my desires, or lack thereof. Grandma is worse. She constantly makes excuses to my male friends about how I’m just “not ready yet” and that they should be “patient.” Abby, I know nothing I say will change their minds, but is there something I can do to make them understand they didn’t fail? This is who I AM. How can I end the guilt trip and keep the peace? -- BORN THIS WAY IN NORTH CAROLINA DEAR BORN THIS WAY: People who have no sexual feelings are asexual. People who are attracted to members of the same sex are gay, and they, too, are born that way. It has nothing to do with the way they are raised. You cannot live your life trying to please your father and grandmother, and you have nothing to apologize for. If you need help explaining why you are the way you are, contact PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays), an organization that can provide you with literature that will

explain it to them. You can find more information at www. DEAR ABBY: I’m a 37-year-old wife and mother of three. My mother visits us when she’s in town during work-related trips, so it’s not like she’s around all day, thank heavens. But when she’s here she constantly corrects my children (ages 8, 14 and 18) and instructs my husband and me how we should spend our money. She also doesn’t like it when I swear (which I usually don’t do unless she’s around) or mention what I think of people she has sent my way who have burned me. By the time she leaves -- usually four days -- I am so stressed and emotional that I cry at the drop of a hat. I cannot, nor do I want to, continue to have her here when she doesn’t respect my rules. I respect her rules when I visit her home. Obviously, there is much more, but I’m stressed to the max and nearly at the point of being done. Abby, can you give me any pointers to deal with this? -- VISIT OR NOT? DEAR VISIT OR NOT?: After you have calmed down, and before your mother’s next “raid,” write her a letter. Explain that while you love her, her visits are taking a significant emotional toll on you. Say she is welcome as long as she refrains from correcting your children because that’s YOUR job. Say also that she must stop telling you what to do with your money and correcting your language because you’re an adult now. Remind her not to send any more people your way, and why. If she can accept those terms, she’ll be welcomed with open arms. Some people need ground rules spelled out for them, and your mother appears to be one of them.

Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at: Dear Abby, c/o The Conway Daily Sun, PO Box 1940, North Conway, NH 03860


by Gary Trudeau

For Rent

For Rent

BERLIN, three bedroom, 1st floor, heat, h/w, washer dryer hook-up, off-street parking $795 no pets (603)723-3856.

Large 2 bedroom, $500 at 331 Pleasant St., no dogs allowed, call Rich 326-3499.

BERLIN, two bedroom, second floor, heat, h/w, off-street parking, w/d hook-up $625 no pets (603)723-3856. BERLIN- Spacious 2 bedroom 1st floor of duplex; heat, hw, w/d hookups; yard & garage; stove & frig incl., no pets; $675 + sec dep. 603-560-3481. BERLIN: 1-4 bedroom apts., $475-$775; rooms for rent, $75/week, 723-3042. BERLIN: 2 bedroom, heat, h/w included, HUD accepted, $550/mo. 802-388-6904. BERLIN: Renovated 2 bdrm with den for rent. Heat, hot water, shed & garage inc. $750/mo + security. Call (603)703-4661. COMPLETELY renovated 3 bedroom & 1 bedroom apartments. Call H&R Block, great landlord (603)752-2372. COTTAGE: 3 bedroom, one bath, living room, dining room, kitchen, FMI $750/mo. call 723-2828, 752-6826. DO you have a home to rent? Our phones are ringing off the hook with rental requests! Call Northern Edge Property Management 752-1112. FOUR Rooms, furnished or un furnished, enclosed porch, shed, garage, heat, h/w, w/d hookups, no pets, no smoking, w/ security deposit call 449-6776

GORHAM HOUSE 3 bedroom, $795 completely remodeled, no utilities included, 84 Lancaster Road, 466-5933, 915-6216. GORHAM: 13 Exchange St, (white bldg w/ black trim) 2 br, first floor, fridge & stove, h/ hw, w/d hookup, w/ shed, parking spaces, no pets. Sec. dep. Call: 466-3378 (8am-4pm, M-F or leave a message). GORHAM: 2 bdrm $650/mo. Heat & hot water, no pets (978)726-6081. GORHAM: 2 bedroom, new kitchen, bath, hardwood floors, heated, garage, 466-2081. GORHAM: 2 bedrooms, heat, h/w, off street parking, newly renovated, no pets, 723-6310.

$1-A-DAY CLASSIFIEDS • CALL 752-5858 DOLLAR-A-DAY: Ad must run a minimum of 5 consecutive days. Ads over 15 words add 10¢ per word per day. REGULAR RATE: $2 a day; 10¢ per word per day over 15 words. PREMIUMS: First word caps no charge. Additional caps 10¢ per word per day. Centered bold heading: 9 pt. caps 40¢ per line, per day (2 lines maximum) TYPOS: Check your ad the first day of publication. Sorry, we will not issue credit after an ad has run once. DEADLINES: noon two days prior the day of publication except for Monday’s paper when the deadline is Thursday, 11 a.m. PAYMENT: All private party ads must be pre-paid. We accept checks, Visa and Mastercard credit cards and of course cash. There is a $10 minimum order for credit cards. CORRESPONDENCE: To place your ad call our offices 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, 752-5858; send a check or money order with ad copy to The Berlin Daily Sun, 164 Main Street, Berlin, NH 03570 or stop in at our offices on Main Street in Berlin. OTHER RATES: For information about the professional directory or classified display ads call 752-5858.



FEMALE Pomeranian Puppies. Will be available Jan 17th. 1st shots. $450 each. Great pet for loving family or single person. 752-2892.

NORTH Country Auctions, LLCJanuary 28st, 2012- 9am. Heavy equipment & general merchandise auction. To be held at our auction barn located at: 438 Plains Road, Tamworth, NH 03886. We are now accepting consignments! Heavy equipment, trailers, auto’s, industrial tools, building supplies, boats, farm equipment, landscaping equipment, and more! Call us today for more information: (603)539-5322 Email:

Low Cost Spay/ Neuter Cats & dogs Rozzie May Animal Alliance 603-447-1373 PUPPIES small mixed breed. See website for more details: (207)539-1520.

Antiques ANTIQUES, glass, furniture, & collectibles of all kinds wanted by Bob Gauthier, 449-2542. Specializing in Estate and Business liquidation. Bonded.

Announcement GOT a problem, pray the Rosary! THANKS Mom for choosing life.

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Autos BUYING JUNK CARS and trucks. Paying in cash. Honest pricing. No gimmicks. Kelley’s Towing (603)723-9216. BUYING junk cars and trucks ME & NH. Call for price. Martin Towing. (603)305-4504. FORD pick-up body, dual wheel fits 1980 through 1996, 636-1304, 636-1667 evenings.

For Rent

Auctioneer: Doug Ryan Lic #2739.

$50. weekly, private lock room, owner's residence, 3 room apt $100/week. Furnished/ utilities. 603-348-5317. 24-7.


2 & 3 bedrooms, heat, h/w, WD hookups, off street parking, Robert Reed, HUD accepted, 752-2607, 723-4161.

2001 Volvo XC 70. 164,000 miles, awd, leather interior, 3rd row seat. Good condition $4300/obro. (603)466-5663.

2003 Buick LeSaber, 4 dr auto, V6, good condition, 103,500 miles, asking $5600 (603)752-4538.

For Rent

BERLIN- 2 bedroom, 1 bath house. Attached garage. Great neighborhood. Water/ sewage included. Recently renovated, all appliances included. Non-smokers/ no pets. 1st and security/ references. $775/mo. (207)608-0670.

Are you visiting/ working in the area or working on the Burgess PioPower Biomass Plant and need a room by the night, week or month? Stay at DuBee Our Guest B&B in Milan, eight miles north of project. Fully furnished, including paper goods, full use of kitchen, wireless internet, Direct TV, barbecue grill and cleaning service. $35/night, or $140/week. Owners have separate living quarters.

FMI call 603-449-2140 or 603-723-8722. 1 bedroom on York St., Berlin. 2nd floor, heat & hot water included. No smoking, no pets. $525/mo. 617-771-5778. BERLIN 1 bedroom, first floor, frig, stove, heat, h/w, off-street parking, no pets $525 (603)723-3856.

GROVETON, 2 bdrm, 2nd floor, heat & hot water included. No pets, references required. $550/mo, 1st month & sec. dep. required. (603)210-2043

MILAN: Mobile home trailer, 2 bedroom, own lot, FMI, 752-1871. ONE Bedroom apt. 2nd. floor, remodeled bathroom w/ washer, dryer hook-up, $135/wk, call 752-6459, 723-6726.

For Sale 10” Boice Crane table saw, 12” Craftsman radial arm saw. $575 takes both (207)935-3994 AMAZING! Beautiful pillowtop matress sets, twin $169, full or queen $249, king $399. See AD under “Furniture”. BEDROOM-SOLID Cherrywood Sleigh bed. Dresser, mirror, chest, night stand. New! Cost $2,200 sell $895. 235-1773 CUSTOM Glazed Kitchen Cabinets. Solid maple, never installed. Cost $6,000 sacrifice $1,595. 833-8278 GREEN firewood, delivered, 752-7468. PICK-UP bed Toolbox, fits Dodge, Chev. Toyota, 2 yrs. old, $150/obo, 723-7555. PLAYOFF Tickets Pats vs. Broncos Sat. Jan 14th 2 tickets $200/each. (603)548-8049.

USED SKI & SNOWBOARD packages, starting at $79.95. All sizes, used helmets $15 at Boarder Patrol (603)356-5885.

Furniture AMAZING! Beautiful Queen or Full-size mattress set. Luxury Firm European Pillow-top style. Fabulous back & hip support. Factory sealed - new 10-Yr. warranty. Cost $1095, sell $249. Can deliver 603-305-9763.

Free 10 FREE FIREPLATES Save oil & money, make hot water with a Fireplate "water heating baffle for wood stove". Restrictions apply, Email: or Call: 207-935-2502 for complete details. T&B Appliance Removal. Appliances & AC’s removed free of charge if outside. Please call (603)986-5506.

Heavy Equipment

HOUSE for rent: 2 bedroom house, single car garage in Berlin. Appliances furnished. Lawnmower and snow blower available. No pets, no smoking. Rent $700/mo. Tenant pays $700 security deposit, water, sewer, heat and utilities. References required. Call 466-9999 or 723-4166.

Cat, Komatsu, etc. Blais Equipment will buy today! Call NH office at (603)765-8217, ask for Leo.

HOUSE: Nay Pond, 2/3 bedroom home, 2 full bathrooms, open kitchen concept, all appliances, hot tub, jacuzzi, fireplace, huge sun room, boat dock and more, $2000/mo. call 723-2828 or 752-6826.

SEEKING an experienced bar tender, must be available, nights & weekends. Must be personable, neat, honest, energetic, motivational and fun. Eagles applications found at employment office.


Help Wanted

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Help Wanted



Wanted To Buy

HIRING: Assessing Data Collector for Coos County Area. DRA Approved and Mass Appraisal exp. preferred. Send Resumes to: Avitar, 150 Suncook Valley Rd, Chichester, NH 03258 or e m a i l t o :

HYPNOSIS for habit change, stress, regression. Michael Hathaway, DCH, certified hypnotherapist. Madison (603)367-8851.

Northern Dreamscapes Snow plowing, sanding, and roof shoveling loader service, fully insured 723-6990.

ANTIQUES, individual pieces and complete estates. Call Ted and Wanda Lacasse, 752-3515.

QUALIFIED CDL drivers, along with helpers, FMI 603-781-0399 after 2 p.m.

Motorcycles BUY • SELL • T RADE

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

Roommate Wanted

CARPENTRY, handyman, property maintenance, no job too small. Call Dennis Bisson, 723-3393, free estimates. COMPUTER MAINTENANCE: Virus removal, performance upgrades, security software, wireless installations, data recovery, backups. Luc 603-723-7777. HANDYMAN: Snowplowing, property maintenance, carpentry, painting etc., best rates around, call Rick 915-0755.


BERLIN: Mature person, one bedroom, $450/mo. includes, heat, h/w, and coin-op. No pets, FMI 348-0016.

Fixing Apple Products since 1990, Also Digital Cameras, Cellphone Screens, Game Systems. Call 603-752-9838.


18+ years experience! On-site computer repair, upgrades, wireless setup, virus removal, & more! (603)723-0918 ZIMMER Snowplowing also shoveling walkways, decks, free estimates, 723-1252.

Snowmobiles 2005 Polaris Classic 550 snowmachine, 3100 miles, double wide trailer, new cover, helmet, $2700 (603)752-1287.

Wanted BUYING JUNK CARS and trucks. Paying in cash. Honest pricing. No gimmicks. Kelley’s Towing (603)723-9216.

Part Time Front Desk

WANTED used skis & snowboards for trade in on new gear. Call Boarder Patrol (603)356-5885.

BUYING JUNK CARS AND TRUCKS Paying in cash Honest pricing No gimmicks Kelley’s Towing (603)723-9216. BUYING junk cars/ trucks, heavy farm mach., scrap iron. Call 636-1667 days, 636-1304 evenings. BUYING silver, gold, JesStone Beads, 129 Main Street, Gorham, see us first for best price. WE buy video games and systems cash also dvd box sets and musical instruments, call 728-7757.

DEADLINE for classifieds is noon 2 days prior to publication

We are looking for someone for 2-3 evenings per week. This is a year round position in a warm, friendly working environment. Please call 383-9700, stop by to fill out an application or apply on-line

TRACTOR TRAILER DRIVER We have a full time position available for a truck driver to haul forest products. Applicants must have a CDL-A license and good driving record. Interested applicants should stop by our office and complete an application today!

Garland Transportation 636 East Conway Road, Center Conway, NH


Always Ready, Always There. Call your local Recruiter! SSG Matthew Hawkins 603.340.3671

Coaching Vacancies Gorham Middle High School 2011-2012 school year Varsity Baseball Junior Varsity Baseball Cross Country Please send letter of interest to: Dan Gorham, GMHS, 120 Main Street, Gorham, NH 03581 By January 31, 2012

We offer competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package! Please check our website for specific details on each position

Director of Information Services- IT, Full Time Controller- Full Time Clinical Applications Support Specialist- Full Time RN Surgical Services/OR- Full Time + Call Director of Surgical Services- Full Time A completed Application is required to apply for all positions Website: Contact: Human Resources, Memorial Hospital, an EOE PO Box 5001, No. Conway, NH 03860. Phone: (603)356-5461 • Fax: (603)356-9121

Appalachian Mountain Club now hiring: Teller Full Time Woodlands Credit Union in Berlin, New Hampshire is seeking a highly qualified individual to become a Teller. The successful candidate will be goal oriented, personable, professional and passionate about exemplary member service. Minimum requirements: Personable, professional individual with money handling experience desirable. Confidentiality required. High School education or equivalent. Woodlands Credit Union is the industry leader in Northern New Hampshire with a strong commitment to member service. We offer employees a professional working environment, competitive salary and a benefits package that includes matching 401k, paid vacation and more. Applications available at Woodlands Credit Union. Return application to any Woodlands Branch office or send resume to:

Joe Rodgers, V.P.H.R. 730 Main Street, Berlin, NH 03570 Berlin, Gorham, Conway, Plymouth and Lebanon New Hampshire (603)752-5650 • Equal Opportunity Employer

Custodian/Maintenance, near Gorham, NH- Year-round crew chief position with excellent benefits. Maintain cleanliness of all buildings and grounds at busy visitor center. Requires prior experience, a commitment to customer service, and flexible schedule. Apply with cover letter, resume and salary requirements to or mail to Vinnie Spiotti, Director of Lodging Operations, AMC Pinkham Notch, P.O. Box 298, Gorham, NH 03581. North Country Trails Volunteer Programs Supervisor, near Gorham, NH- Coordinate 1000+ Trail Adopters program, hire and supervise Camp Dodge Trail Crew leaders, manage all trails programs, lead trails skills sessions. Requires trail construction experience, supervisory skills, volunteer support and detail-oriented administrative experience. Year-round position with excellent benefits. Apply with cover letter, resume and salary requirements to or mail to Alex DeLucia, NCTVP Manager, AMC Pinkham Notch, P.O. Box 298, Gorham, NH 03581. See complete position descriptions at ALSO: Now hiring all summer trails, huts, trip leader and lodge crew seasonal positions for 2012.

AMC names new president PINKHAM NOTCH – After 23 years at the helm of the Appalachian Mountain Club, Andrew Falender is stepping down and John Judge has been named president of the 136-year old organization. Judge will assume his new position Feb. 1. He was selected following a nationwide search for a person to replace the retiring Falender. Judge will be only the fourth chief executive of the club. Judge, 44, joins AMC as a respected nonprofit and government leader, having served in executive and senior development, finance, and marketing roles. He is credited with transforming a financially troubled Greater Boston chapter of Habitat for Humanity to a top performing urban affiliate. Most recently, Judge served as chief development officer for the city of Springfield, Mass., where he oversaw projects with a collective value of hundreds of millions of dollars and set the city on a path of sustainable development, including the construction of the state’s largest solar field. Judge founded and led Judge Co. LLC, focused on inner-city real estate development and construction. “We are excited about John’s experience, talent, and passion for AMC’s mission, particularly in getting young people engaged with the outdoors,” said Laurie Gabriel, chair of the club’s board of directors. “We can’t think of anyone we would rather have leading AMC as we work to broaden and diversify our constituents, help more kids and families get outdoors, and expand our role as a conservation leader in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions,” she said. Judge will oversee the nation’s oldest outdoor recreation and conservation organization with more than 100,000 members, advocates, and supporters in 12 chapters from Maine to Washington, D.C. Headquartered in Boston, the AMC advocates for the conservation and protection of the mountains, rivers, and forests in the region; offers over 8,000 outdoor trips each year; maintains over 1,500 miles of hiking trails; and hosts over 150,000 overnight guest visits at its huts and lodges. Over the last eight years, it has conserved 66,500 acres of land in Maine’s 100-Mile Wilderness region used for outdoor recreation, education, and sustainable forestry, where AMC manages over 90 miles of hiking and cross-country ski trails and three year-round lodges. An active community volunteer, Judge serves on the Boards of Northeastern University’s School of Public Policy and the Springfield Technical Community College Foundation. He cofounded the New Frontier Society of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, a non-partisan group that encourages young adult participation in public affairs. He also served as State Chair of the Massachusetts Commission on Community Service and Volunteerism from 2001 to 2004. Additionally, he served as a volunteer with scouting and other youth groups. Judge holds a B.A. in economics from Stonehill College and a master’s of Public Administration from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. He lives in Boston. –––––––––––––––– SERVICE ––––––––––––––––

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BERLIN- A funeral service for Martha P. Costello who died January 3, was held Friday January 6, at the Bryant Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Ave., Berlin. Rev. Kyle Stanton officiated. Burial followed in the Calvary Cemetery in Berlin.

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LNCOLN—Racing giant slaloms at Loon Mountain, the Gorham Middle High School Alpine Team had a fine first meet of 2012, the boys and girls teams each placing fourth over-all among nine teams. “It was a nice start to the season,” said coach Sherrill Tracy, “particularly given the limited snow with a winter that just doesn’t want to seem to get going. Loon Mountain and host schools, LinWood and Woodsville, did a great job to get this one off.” Tracy said the meet was all giant slalom, with a format of two runs and combined times in the morning and one run in a separate giant slalom in the afternoon. Among the nine teams, 80 boys and 64 girls participated. “It was an especially good start for Libby Ouellette (senior, captain) and Ave Jackson (8th grade) for the girls and Tyler Sanschagrin (sophomore) and Mark McGillicuddy (junior) for the boys,” Tracy said. In the morning, the Gorham boys team was second, just 2 points behind Lin-Wood, with Gorham’s four scorers in the top 11. Morning team scores: Lin-Wood 377, Gorham 375, Lyndon(VT) 372, Profile 334, Belmont 324, WMRHS 311, Woodsville 308, Littleton 303, Moultonborough 135 In the afternoon, the team slipped to fourth. Team scores: Lyndon(VT) 376, Lin-wood 370, Gorham 357, Profile 347, Belmont 327, Woodsville 312, Littleton 310, WMRHS 305, Moultonborough 135. Tyler Sanchagrin- 4th in AM, fell in pm Mark McGillicuddy- 6th and 4th Kyle Fortin - 8th and 10th Kyle Lachance - 11th and 12th Brady Fauteux - 25th and 26th Ryley White - 24th and 30th Jordan Neil - 28th and 33rd Ben Waddell - 52nd and 57th Max Mayerson - fell and 63rd Ryan Mayers - 59th and 64th The Gorham Girls were fourth as a team in both races, which was an excellent start for a team that includes three middle school athletes Morning team scores: Lin-Wood 374, Profile 362.5, Lyndon(VT) 361.5, Gorham 355, Woodsville

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331, Moultonborough 312, Belmont 292, WMRHS 274, Sant Bani 233, Littleton 139 Afternoon team scores: Profile 373, Lyndon(VT)366, Lin-Wood 361, Gorham 333, Woodsville 333, Moultonborough 316, Belmont 302, WMRHS 276, Sant Bani 234, Littleton 140 Ava Jackson fell in AM, but came back to place second in PM Libby Ouellette- 8th in AM and 10th in PM Eileen Kelley - 13th and 14th Natalie Harmon - 21st and 26th Emily York - 40th and 45th Next week the team will be at Cannon for its first slalom of the season. Gorham Alpine Friday, Jan. 6 – Loon Mt—GS, 10 AM start Friday, Jan. 13 – Cannon Mt. –SL, 10 AM start Friday, Jan. 20 – King Pine – SL/GS, 10 AM start Thursday, Jan. 26 – Kanc Rope Tow (Lincoln, NH) – SL, 6 PM start Friday, Feb. 3 – Cannon Mt. – GS, 10 AM start Friday, Feb. 10 – Cannon Mt. – SL, 10 AM start Monday, Feb. 13 – Loon Mt.— BOYS DIV. IV STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS – GS/SL, 9:30 AM start. Wednesday, Feb. 15 – Cannon Mt. -- GIRLS DIV. IV STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS – GS/SL, 9:30 AM

Huskie defense earns 46-20 win over Patriots BY JEAN LEBLANC THE BERLIN DAILY SUN

GORHAM--The Gorham girls basketball team did not allow Profile a single field goal until the third quarter and went on to defeat the Patriots 46-20 in a girls’ Division IV basketball game in Gorham Monday. The Huskies got off to their best first quarter of the season, jumping out to a 15-3 first quarter lead. Junior center Alyssa Carlisle led the way with six points and sophomore guard Leslee Kenison had a three pointer to pace the Gorham offense. The Patriot’s Nicole Compo hit a pair of foul shots. Gorham extended their lead to 23-6 by halftime. Profile had three different players connect on a foul shot each. Four different Huskies had a hoop each. The third quarter finally saw the visiting Patriots connect on a field goal. Rya Kaplan had three points on a bucket and a free throw. Profile now trailed 33-12 after three quarters of play. Brooke Nadeau had five points for the Gorham girls in the third quarter. Both teams emptied their benches for the fourth

quarter. Gorham out scored Profile 13-8 to win pulling away 46-20. Kenison six points and Carlisle four points led the Lady Huskie offense. Ashlea Greenlaw had two hoops for the Patriots. For the game, Profile had five field goals and converted 10-23 from the foul line. Greenlaw led the Profile offense at four points. Gorham had 19 field goals from the floor and managed 7-14 from the foul line. Carlisle led all scores at 14 points. Kenison 11 markers and Brooke Nadeau seven points were key contributors to the Lady Huskie offense. Gorham will prepare for a Friday confrontation against the Littleton Crusaders at 5:30 PM in the Huskie den. GHS 15 08 10 13 46 PHS 03 03 06 08 20 Huskies (46)- Gorham 1-0-2, Currier 2-0-4, Stewart 1-0-2, Kenison 4-2-11, McClure, Holmes 1-1-3, Gagne, Bisson 1-1-3, Nadeau 3-1-7, Carlisle 6-2-14. Patriots (20)- Compo 0-3-3, Christnacht 1-0-2, Kennedy 0-2-2, Austin 0-1-1, Sellers 0-2-2, Marain 1-1-3, Greenlaw 2-0-4, Cayle, Kaplan 1-1-3.

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Squirts take the spark out of Lightning team, 6-2

BERLIN--Berlin Mite goal tender, Cameron Reardon, was called up to the Squirt level to fillin for regular goal tender Kurtis Grover. Reardon was up to the challenge blocking 19 shots and helping the Squirts to 6-2 victory over the Maine Lightning. The scoring started early in the first period. Berlin’s Broedy Gagnon, buried his shot through the five hole to make it a 1-0 game. The assist on the Gagnon goal went to teammate John Boucher. Three minutes later Andrew Martel wristed one by the Lightning net minder on a set up play by Gagnon and Cameron Delisle for the 2-0 advantage. The Lightning answered back with two goals of their own ending the period tied at 2-2. Berlin’s

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Thursday, January 12th – The 3/4 grade season begins with games at 5 p.m. (HORNETS vs. EAGLES) and 6 p.m. (SPURS vs. MAGIC). Saturday, January 14th – The 5/6 grade basketball travel teams head to Lisbon to play in their annual tournament. The girls’ first game is against Lancaster at 8:30 a.m. and the boys’ first game will be against Lancaster at 3 p.m. Tuesday, January 17th – 3/4 grade games at 5 p.m. (LITTELTON @ EAGLES) and at 6 p.m. (WHITEFIELD @ MAGIC). Saturday, January 21st and Sunday, January 22nd – The 39th Annual Harry Corrigan Basketball Tournament will take place. Volunteers are needed to help run this event (we also need referees). If you are interested in helping out please contact the Rec Dept at 4662101. Please visit our new web site, http://www. GorhamNH_Recreation/Index for information, schedules, news and forms for all of our programs. Friend us on Facebook to get up to the minute updates.

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Reardon faced seven shots to Lightning’s ten. The second period action found Berlin sniper Delisle lighting the lamp on a spin around back hander. Moments later, Delisle’s goal was followed by Chet Johnston’s first goal of the year on a breakaway play. Johnston’s shot went top corner making it 4-2 Sabers. Not to be outdone, Berlin’s John Boucher netted himself a goal on a wrap around play, with an assist going to Broedy Gagnon for a three goal Saber lead at 5-2. For the period both Reardon and the Lightning keeper faced seven shots each. Penalties played a role during the third period of play. The Saber’s Reardon was called upon to make several awesome saves. Defenders Ricky Lambert, Chet Johnston, Trinity Gendron, and

Tyler Rousseau, had solid periods keeping the visitors off the score board. Late in the period, Berlin’s Delisle, scored his second of the game, ultimately leading to the final score of 6-2 in favor of Berlin. Reardon faced a total of 19 shots for the game to the Lightning’s goal tender who faced 21 shots.

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