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Prison Warden Schult explains hiring process BY BARBARA TETREAULT THE BERLIN DAILY SUN

BERLIN -- With funding now approved to open the federal prison, the next question is when will the hiring get underway? Warden Debra Schult warned it will take several months before people see any real activity at the medium security prison. “It’s going to look like initially not much is happening,” she told members of the Northern N.H. Talent Team yesterday. Schult said the first positions will be filled internally, using experienced personnel already employed by the federal Bureau of Prisons. She said she has sent the paperwork to fill 22 positions, mostly

department heads, to the Bureau’s Grand Prairie Office Complex in Texas. The positions should show up on the website next week where they will be posted for 15 days. The initial rating and ranking is done in Grand Prairie and then the list of qualified applicants is forwarded to Schult who makes recommendations to the regional office. Next week, Schult said she will forward the paperwork to Grand Prairie to hire five correctional officers. Once an applicant is approved, Schult said the person has up to 12 weeks to report for duty. That allows them time to move to Berlin. Given that timetable, she said it will be approximately March before staff starts reporting to Berlin. Local people interested in working at the prison,

however, should start checking the bureau’s web site because Schult said she expects the first posting for jobs that will be open to applicants outside the bureau will be mid-December. At that time, she said the bureau will be posting for some correctional officers, medical personnel, facilities positions such as maintenance, case workers, and secretaries. In total, Schult said the bureau will be hiring 333 people to work at the Berlin facility, with about 200 of that number expected to be new hirees. She said the bureau will not hire anyone over the age of 37 except for 12 positions that are exempt from the age limit. Schult said the exemptions include physician, dentist, chaplain, and nursing positions. The warden see WARDEN page 8

Couple receives Gus Rooney Award

Donnie and Kristy Labrecque, center with their two sons, were honored on Sunday at the Notre Dame Arena as the recipients of the 2011 Gus Rooney Volunteer of the Year award. Both Donnie and Kristy were nominated for their work in the Berlin-Gorham Cal Ripken baseball League and for their work in the Berlin Youth Hockey programs. There were many friends and relatives that were present for the award and the duo were quite surprised by their award. (JEAN LEBLANC PHOTO)

BERLIN — A Berlin couple who team up to cover both organizational responsibilities and one-on-one time with local young athletes has been recognized for their contributions. Donny and Kristy Labrecque have been jointly named the 2011 Gus Rooney Volunteer of the Year. In a press release issued by the Berlin Recreation and Parks Department, the extensive work the pair has undertaken in support of youth sports and activities was cited as the main reason for the award. “This couple, more like a team themselves, has organized and coached sports for nine years and counting,” it reads. Kristy was recognized for her behind the scenes com-

mittee and booster work as a member of the Berlin Youth Hockey Board, Team Mothers, Fund Raising Committee, and Learn to Skate Program as well as Youth Golf Committee, and multiple functions in the Cal Ripken Baseball organization. She has also served as scheduler, coordinator and sometimes press person for the Notre Dame Arena in addition to participating in the PTO at Brown School and volunteering at numerous school events. Her nomination for the award cited not only Kristy’s hockey, school and summer youth sports volunteerism, but also her devotion, hard work, and organizational skills. The other half of this team’s strength is on the field with see AWARSD page 6

Probable cause found in bank robbery case The Holiday Market is Dec. 3 BY MELISSA GRIMA THE BERLIN DAILY SUN

BERLIN — After a Wednesday hearing in First Circuit Court, Berlin District Division, probable cause was found in the state’s case against accused bank robber Daniel Hufstetler. Hufstetler, 32, of 36 High Street, Berlin, is accused of robbing the Guardien Angel Credit Union at gunpoint on Nov. 14. Judge James Patten found probable cause to bind the charge of armed robbery against Hufstetler over to Coos Superior Court. Hufstetler’s accused accomplice, Sheena

Craig, 29, also of 36 High Street, Berlin, is charged with conspiracy to commit armed robbery. She is believed to have driven the vehicle that bore Hufstetler from the scene of the crime. Craig waived a probable cause hearing on her charge. Craig remains free on $500 cash and $50,000 personal recognizance bail. Hufstetler, who has felony convictions for assault, burglary and theft in Georgia and Pennsylvania, is being held on $75,000 cash bail. Both cases will now be transferred to the office of the County Attorney for prosecution


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encouraged to park in the city municipal lot on Pleasant Street. At the Holiday Market you will find all your favorite Farmers Market vendors. In season are pumpkins, apples butternut squash, garlic, onions, herbs, beets, carrots, cabbage and shallots will be there for your holiday meal planning. Come get your locally raised see MARKET page 8

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I think we have to believe in things we don’t see.” —James Caan

(NY Times) — Cyber Monday might have started as a madeup occasion to give underdog e-commerce sites jealous of Black Friday a day of their own, but it has become an undeniably real thing — surprising even the people who invented it. Last year, for the first time, the Monday after Thanksgiving was the biggest online shopping day of the year by sales, and the first day ever that online spending passed $1 billion, according to comScore. This year, with a record-breaking Black Friday — shoppers

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CAIRO (NY Times) — Unexpectedly large crowds of voters turned out on Monday to cast their votes in Egypt’s first parliamentary election since the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak, a ballot that seemed to blend vindication of the democratic struggle with uncertainty over the revolution’s final outcome. By 9 a.m., voters had formed long and peaceful lines under the watchful eyes of a heavy police and army guard to cast votes in rich and poor neighborhoods across Cairo. In several places, lines stretched as long as a block along the banks of the Nile, and there were similar reports from Alexandria and Port Said. In Tahrir Square, the epicenter of Egypt’s democracy struggle, several thousand protesters maintained their 10-day occupation to press demands for the immediate end to military rule. At several polling stations around Cairo, voters reported delays of up to four hours because ballots or voter lists or even the supervising judges had not arrived on time. A news report said soldiers fired in the air in at least one of the capital’s slums to disperse an angry crowd trying to reach a polling station.

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BERLIN, NH -- Mrs. Juliette B. Dubreuil, 90, of 79 Spruce Street, Berlin, NH, passed away on Thursday November 24, 2011 at the Androscoggin Valley Hospital. She was born in Riviere du Loup, PQ, Canada, on August 27, 1921, the daughter of the late Euclide and Emelia (Lafrance) Gagnon and has resided in Berlin since the age of two. She was a member of St. Anne Church, now Good Shepherd Parish, and enjoyed doing crafts and gardening. Members of the family include her three daughters, Jeannette Boucher and fiancee Donald S. Baillargeon of Berlin, NH, Claudette Berwick and husband Carlton of Gorham, NH, and Joann Dubreuil of Orange City, Fla.; two sons, Richard Dubreuil and life partner Robert Tremblay of St. Paul d’Abbotsford, Canada, and Ronald Dubreuil and wife Lori of Epsom, NH; several grandchildren, great-grand-

children and great-great-grandchildren; three sisters, Elizabeth Chaisson of Northfield, NH, Clara Collins and husband George of Berlin and Theresa Holmes of Gorham, NH; three brothers, Omer Gagnon and wife Pansy of Gorham, NH, Raoul Gagnon and wife Louise of Dummer, NH, and Richard Gagnon and wife Claire of Webster, NH; nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Emile in 1977, sister Margaret Gagnon and a brother Joseph Gagnon. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday Nov. 29, at 11 a.m. at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish. Interment will follow in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at the Bryant Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Ave., Berlin on Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. To sign the online guestbook, please visit www.bryantfuneralhome. net.

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A message to the man who left my dog to die To the editor: Friday night, a white bearded man in a red Ford hit my dog. When he realized what he had done, he got out of the truck, looked at my dog and said “Oh shit, did I hit that?” Then got back in his truck and drove away as my dog dragged himself to a snowbank. We found out what happened, when a neighbor came to our door to tell us. We brought our dog, Sully, to the Whitefield vet. They told us the truck had broken his spine and his whole back half was paralyzed and the only thing we could do is put him down. So we did. Now we had to go home and tell our two year old, five year old and fourteen year old that thier dog was dead and that the man who caused it didn’t even have the courtesy to tell us or apologize. We are not mad that this

man hit our dog. We understand that our dog got out and was running in the road. We are upset that he didn’t have the decency to come and tell us or even call the cops. He left Sully, who turned one year old the day before, to die alone in a cold snowbank. This dog was a part of someone’s family. He had a collar and tags on, so I’m sure the man knew he had a home. Our lights in our house were on, so I’m sure he had an idea on where he belonged and he did nothing but drive away. So, now my children have lost a member of their family with no remorse from the man that caused it. All I ask is that you admit that you did it, and apologize. Not for hitting the dog, but for leaving him there alone, when you had no idea if he would live or die. The Manfredis Berlin

If you are dead set against voting for a good president, vote for Paul or Huntsman To the editor I will not vote for a Republican in the near future after seeing the incompetent and stupid bunch which the GOP has assembled to run for president of the USA. With the Conservative controlled media lead by Rupert Murdock and FOX, the GOP’s only agenda is to make Obama a one term president and support the wealthy one percent at all cost. The main problem with President Obama has been

because of a large percentage of poorly educated people brainwashed by a FOX controlled media he has not been able to deliver what he promised. Lies and misstatement (like the one O’ Reilly made about the chemical weapon Pepper Spray being used to attack students who where just siting there, saying it’s only a” vegetable spray and they probably deserved it.”) rule FOX airwaves. Pepper spray see VOTING page 5

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One Day In Kenya Despite our late evening arrival at our hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, sleeping in the next morning was not an option. A full schedule of activities had been planned by our tour guides, and we would not be getting back to the hotel until after dinner. We all knew, though, that we were on what would undoubtedly be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Sleeping late would just have to wait. There were 17 of us on the Kenyan Adventure that had been put together by Gayle Baker’s Valley Travel, in Conway. Gayle herself would be the overall leader of our ready and eager group. Day One in Kenya would be a long one, indeed, but it was a day that promised to richly reward the traveler that had made the long journey to see and to learn. After a brief meeting with our Kenyan guides that Thursday morning, we were split into three groups, each group being assigned to a particular van and driver/ guide. Our driver/guide’s name was Richard, and he would prove to be an excellent driver and a highly knowledgeable guide, as would the other two driver/guides, as we would learn from the others in our seventeen-member group. It did not take us long to learn that driving in Kenya, especially in and around Nairobi, takes a driver with nerves of steel and a iron will. Quick changes of lane and cutting in and out at the slightest opening are commonplace, vehicles often missing hitting each other by mere inches. If there are any rules of the road there, they are not obvious. There is a great deal of road construction being done on the outskirts of the city; and, as there are no other roads for drivers to take as alternatives, one has to drive over these roads as they are being built. It is a harrowing and bone-jarring experience, to say the least. Drivers there are used to it, I suppose, but one has to wonder how often cars, trucks,

and vans have to be taken in for repairs. Our first destination was the Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, part of the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. David Sheldrick was among the first and foremost naturalists working in Kenya, and his work set many of the guidelines for animal protection and conservation there. He and his wife, Daphne, worked together tirelessly in an effort to save baby animals orphaned by poachers. In 1977, the Trust was established to honor his memory. It doesn’t take long for the visitor to the

orphanage to realize how dedicated to these young animals their handlers are. They have to be. It takes years of round-the-clock attention and training before these elephant orphans can be released back into the wild. But the pride that the green-coated attendants take in their work is evident when they speak. And watching the interaction between the handlers and the baby elephants is an experience never to be forgotten. Our next stop was the well-preserved home of Karen Von Blixen, perhaps better known in America as Karen Dinesen of “Out of Africa” fame. Before returning to Denmark to live out the remainder of her life, she left quite a legacy. An entire district not far from Nairobi is named Karen, in her honor. On the grounds of her once extensive land holdings is a remarkable hand-made jewelry business called “Kazuri,” a Swahili word that means “small and beautiful.” Founded in 1975 by Lady Susan Wood to help single mothers out of their lives of poverty by providing them with training, paying jobs, and other benefits, the company has grown from a handful of employees to a company that now employs some 350 women, and sells their highly artistic work, made from a special clay, world-wide. We had a chance to tour the several buildings where the jewelry is made and watch the women at work. The work is painstaking, but the results are beautiful. Once deoomed to lives of unrelenting poverty, the women who work here now have lives of some dignity and personal pride. Next on the day’s list of adventures was a stop at the Langatta Giraffe Centre, established by Betty Leslie Melville to help counter the dwindling numbers of the Rothschild giraffe, which had fallen to perhaps 130. Now back to around 500, still an all too small number, the Rothschild giraffe is the world’s tallest land animal, reaching a height of 20 feet. Visitors can get a handful of food pellets from the park’s rangers, and a giraffe’s 18-inch tongue will gladly and gently, if see KENYA page 5


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Legion thanks everyone for their continuing support To the editor: I would like to say “thank you” to everyone who supported, and helped with, the recent Holiday Bake and Craft Fair held at the American Legion in Gorham. To the vendors, auxiliary members, legion members and SAL members....thanks once again for a job well done. To all those who attended...thank you for supporting the children and youth programs and families in our community. Special recognition, and thanks, to Kyle Newton, SAL member and new author, for his first book publishing and for attending to support our literacy awareness program. The children had a marvelous time “shopping” for gifts for family and friends. What is more special than seeing a smile on the face of a child as they help to wrap a small gift for

a loved one? Winners of the raffles are as follows: 50/50, Shianna Wood; lighted Christmas decoration, Bobby MacKay; Thanksgiving turkey, Sheila Greenip. Thank you to Tillie Meyers for donating the Christmas decoration and to Mr. and Mrs. Roy Newton for donating the Thanksgiving turkey. Your dedication and support of the Gorham American Legion programs is sincerely appreciated. The Gorham American Legion family wishes to extend best wishes to everyone for a safe and happy holiday season. God Bless! Elaine Wood Chairperson, Children & Youth Committee American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 82, Gorham, NH

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and immoral war with Iran with huge losses in people and materials. The ground work is already being set up. The only GOP candidates who will not get is into a Iran war are Paul and Huntsman. If you are dead set about voting for a good president, Obama, Please vote for Paul or Huntsman, they have some good ideas. Frank Borowski Gorham NH

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tion to the traditional ones – beef, pork, chicken, and spare ribs - one can also tryout such delicacies as ostrich balls and crocodile meat. There is a little flag on your table that you lower when you have had your fill. Day One in Kenya was long, to be sure. But what a day! And what a once-in-a-life experience.! And it was only our first day.

over 60 deaths Obama has started to fight back and the Republicans are running for cover. I also realize because of the large percent of poorly educated people brainwashed by a FOX controlled media they will vote for anyone but Obama. We could really be stuck with a real bad president. I am scared we will get one who will get us into another unfunded, illegal

somewhat slobberingly, take them from your hand. Our day ended at a restaurant called Carnivore, an appropriately named place, indeed. You start with a serving of soup and bread. Vegetables and salad are also served. Then carvers come around carrying traditional Massai swords laden with a variety of meats. In addi-

Shelburne Neighbor’s Club holding annual auction SHELBURNE -- It is that time again. The Shelburne Neighbor’s Club is holding their annual auction on Sunday December 4. The times are 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. It will be held at the Shelburne Town Hall, located at 74 Village Road in Shleburne. There will be lots of “treasures” as well as treats to be auctioned. It is always a fun time with our Santas. You never know what you might find. So come on down and help us get the Holidays started. The proceeds of the auction are used for the scholarship fund as well as other projects so bid knowing you are helping a good cause.

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BERLIN, NH -- Leontine Beaudoin, 97, passed away on Sunday morning November 27, 2011 at the Coos County Nursing Home in Berlin. She was born in St. Honore de Schenley, P.Q., Canada, on December 5, 1913 the daughter of the late Thomas and Rose Anna (Paradis) Beaudoin and was married in 1945 to W. Edward Beaudoin in Sherbrooke, P.Q, Canada, later moving to Berlin, NH, where she resided for many years. She moved to Enfield, NH, in 2006 to be near her daughter and resided there until she returned to Berlin in 2011. Prior to her retirement, Leontine had been employed by Granite State Rubber Co. in Berlin and for Woolworth’s in Boston, Mass. She was a member of St. Anne Church and was involved in many church activities. She loved caring for her grandchildren and had spent many winter months in Florida. Members of the family include her daughter Claudette Downing of Enfield; two grandchildren, Brent Bouchard of Errol and Lise Kinerson of Littleton; seven great-grandchildren Coree, Cameron and Connor Kinerson, Austin and Nolan Bouchard, Lauryn Laflamme and Bryan McCauley; two greatgreat-grandchildren, Aiden and Gavin; a sister, Rose

Beaudoin of Quebec city; many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her husband W. Edward Beaudoin, a son Ronald Beaudoin and several siblings. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Sat. Dec. 3, 2011 at 11 a.m. St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish. A period of visitation will be held in the church from 10:15 a.m. until the time of the mass. Interment will follow in the St. Kieran Cemetery. Anyone who wishes may make a donation to the Shrine of Our Lady of Grace, P.O. Box 35, Leontine Beaudoin Rt. 3, Colebrook, NH, 03576 in her memory. Arrangements are by the Bryant Funeral Home, Berlin, NH. For more information, or to sign an online guest book, please visit www.

BERLIN -- Mr. Lucien L. Bergeron, 88, of Arlington Street in Berlin, passed away on Saturday, November 26, 2011 at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH. He was born in Berlin on June 11, 1923, the son of Theodore and Marie Anna (Dube) Bergeron and lived in the Berlin area most of his life. He was a US Army Veteran of World War II and prior to his retirement worked in the local paper mill for 44 years working in the boiler house at the Cascade Mill. He was a member of Good Shepherd Parish. He enjoyed being with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren; playing the fiddle and accordion, and hunting and fishing. Members of his family include his son, Walter Bergeron and wife Jackie (Bedard) of Canaan, NH; his grandchildren, Laurie Skinner and husband Colin of Meriden, NH, and Keith Bergeron and wife Ericka of Enfield, NH; great-grandchildren,

Evelyn Maeve Skinner, Kane Lucien Bergeron and his fiancée Lucille Lavoie of Berlin, and many loving nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Lucille (Dion) Bergeron, two brothers and three sisters. A graveside service will be held in the spring. There will be no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to one of the following: Pediatric Cancer Program, Prostate Cancer Program or The Breast Cancer Program in support of Mary Chamberlin, MD C/O Amy Schrom, Office of Development, Hinman 7070, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center, One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756-0001. Checks maybe made payable to Norris Cotton Cancer Center or via an online secure form Arrangements are under the direction of the Bryant Funeral Home of Berlin

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pork, lamb, beef, quail, quail eggs and order whole turkeys. The famous Polish Princess and Sweet Mamas Bakery will have hearty fresh baked seasonal breads. Also on the menu are pies, quiches, sweet treats, smoked cheese, dilly beans, hot pepper jams and maple syrup. Enjoy a lunch from the BBQ Guy, Mountain Fire Pizza, with a bag of Maple, or Limbo Fire kettle corn from Kingdom Kernels. For those looking for local gifts, there will be handmade pottery, jewelry, fabric arts and Nansen Ski Club will be selling memberships for the trails at Milan State Park. Live music provided by the Randy Messino. When you are done shopping, check out author Susan Ackerman and her new book “lla’s

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said veterans who meet all other qualifications may also be exempt. Schult said the timeline for hiring for the Berlin facility is not controlled locally and noted the BOP is in the process of activating three facilities across the country. That, she said, may slow the process down some. “I wouldn’t expect we are up and fully operational for a year,” she said. Schult said staff has to be in place first before inmates are transferred to the facility. She said the first inmates sent here will be the 128 minimum security inmates who will help with some of the work in getting the prison open. As the prison starts to activate, Schult advised that security at the site will tighten. She said armed perimeter patrols will begin soon. She said people looking to get hired should not come to the site. The initial application is done through the federal web site, www., and members of the Talent Team stressed they have set up informational sessions and workshops to help locals navigate through the process. A series of informational sessions are underway throughout the North Country over the next two weeks to explain the hiring process. Those interested can then attend specially designed workshops that will help applicants go through the computer-graded application process and prepare for the background check. Talent Team members Mark Belanger and John Dyer said it is important applicants know how to fill out the application form so it passes the initial computer check. If the computer rejects the application, it goes no further. The Family Resource Center has put together an applicant background investigation drill (ABID) workshop that helps

applicants clean up their credit rating and address any other issues they may have. Eventually the Talent Team will expand the informational sessions and workshops to other areas of the state to address the prison’s staffing needs but Dyer said the team wanted to give North Country residents the first opportunity to apply. Schult said as department heads come on board, the prison will start to purchase supplies. David Pease, of the N.H. Procurement Technical Assistance Program, said his program continues to work with local businesses to get them certified to bid on federal contracts. Businesses in Coos County have an advantage because the entire county is certified as a economically disadvantaged region (or HUB zone). Coos businesses are awarded extra points in the bidding process because of the HUB designation. He said a person from his program will be in Berlin full-time starting early next year. White Mountains Community College, Northern Community Investment Corporation, and N.H. Small Business Development Center will be setting up a single point of entry for HUB services at the college’s Twitchell House. “We really want to see businesses get off on the right foot,” Pease said. Informational sessions scheduled include Tuesday, November 29, 2011 - 6 p.m., Colebrook Elementary School; Wednesday, November 30, 2011 - 6 p.m., Littleton Learning Center; Thursday, December 1, 2011 - 6:30 p.m., Lancaster Elementary School; Saturday, December 3, 2011 - 10 a.m.,White Mountains Community College, Berlin; Monday, December 5, 2011 - 6 p.m., Conway Technology Village; and Tuesday, December 6, 2011 - 6 p.m., Bethlehem Library.

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Thursday, Nov. 24 12:53 a.m. A caller on Sullivan Street reported a brawl outside their home. The two subjects engaged in the fight left on foot before police arrived. The remaining crowd was dispersed. 8:55 p.m. Police responded to a reported domestic disturbance on Willow Street. A woman was taken into protective custody due to intoxication. Friday, Nov. 25 7:57 p.m. Berlin police discovered a counterfeit bill while processing parking ticket fines. A counterfeit $10 bill was uncovered in one of the fine payment envelopes. The incident is under investigation. 9:27 p.m. A caller reported a suspicious man on Main Street near Raegan’s Flower shop, wearing dark clothing and armed with a gun. Police responded and found no one.

9:41 p.m. A caller on Burgess Street reported that a red pick up truck struck her dog and left the scene. Saturday, Nov. 26 1:41 a.m. Seth Jones, 25, of Milan, was issued a summons for disorderly conduct following an incident on Burgess Street. 2 a.m. A caller on High Street reported that Christmas ornaments on their porch had been disturbed. 2:16 p.m. A two vehicle accident was reported on Route 110A in Milan. According to the report to police, the vehicles collided due to icy conditions. No injuries were reported but damage was significant. 6:18 p.m. A resident of Williamson Avenue reported that money was stolen from the home. 10:59 p.m. A caller on Hutchins Street reported three suspicious looking juveniles near Ingy’s. Sunday, Nov. 27

7:20 a.m. A caller on Twelfth Street reported that money, CDs and a child seat were stolen from a motor vehicle. 5:17 p.m. A caller on School Street reported that prescription medication was stolen from their home. 8:10 p.m. A vehicle struck a moose on Nay Pond Road. The vehicle was towed and no injuries were reported. 11:39 p.m. A caller on Rheims Street reported hearing knocking on the windows of their residence. Monday, Nov. 28 7:53 a.m. Rebecca Sugarman, 25, of Berlin, was issued a citation for driving an unregistered vehicle. 8:29 a.m. A caller on Rockingam Street reported a dirt bike stolen from their residence.


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By Holiday Mathis “hot” than “cool” anyway. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). The day may seem long, but the week will seem short. So revel in the drawnout moments, especially if your loved ones are near. You will only be this age once. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Knowing what makes you happy is one thing -- and quite a useless thing, too, unless you’re also willing to act on what you know. You are! In fact, you won’t hesitate to follow through. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Do not communicate your secrets to someone because you feel compelled to do so. The feeling is likely coming from an ego need for attention. The need will fade tomorrow, but secret knowledge will linger on. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). A friend has made a difference in your life, and you’ll acknowledge the difference in your thoughts. If you let the friend know in writing, the gesture will be quite meaningful. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). It may take a few hours to get yourself sorted out in the morning. But as soon as you get your priorities straight, you will handle what’s important to you, and you will handle it well. TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Nov. 29). You’ll buck tradition. In December, you’ll make a decision that surprises loved ones. They will understand it better in the new year. In February, your job will require you to use imagination and artistry. Friendships grow closer through the spring. You’ll travel to be with family. You’ll accept a challenge and win in July. Cancer and Virgo people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 3, 14, 2, 40 and 18.

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ARIES (March 21-April 19). Anyone who has something to teach will gravitate toward you because you appear eager to learn and are tenacious enough to apply what you learn until it works for you. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You know about human nature, and you plan your approach accordingly. You realize that even the most selfless people won’t be compelled to move forward until they know what’s in it for them. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You’ll bask in the warmth and attention of an affectionate someone. And though it’s wonderful to feel acknowledged, you’ll move quickly on because there’s so much you want to do with this day. CANCER (June 22-July 22). Keep your message short and to the point. When your communication is punchy and easy to remember, it will be acted upon. People will move in the way you want them to go. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You’ll use affirmations early in the day to improve the quality of your thoughts on a personal level. You’ll notice immediately that the world responds positively to your attractive and amenable personality. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). It’s not about fitting in right now. You’ll note that those around you have different strengths, beliefs and modes of selfexpression. And yet you see how you can work together. You still feel very much a part of the cosmic whole. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You sense what will make money, get attention or do both. You’re willing to do what works, even if the opinion leaders don’t quite get it. You would rather be

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––––––––––––––––– DAILY CALENDAR ––––––––––––––––– Thursday, December 1 Berlin Board of Education: Meeting 5:30 p.m., school library. Berlin Water Works Commission: Meeting 12 noon, 55 Willow St., Berlin. Free Blood Pressure Screening: Walmart, 1-3 p.m., all welcome. Sponsored by the nursing services from City of Berlin Health Department of Health. Saturday, December 3 Holiday Sale: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, corner of Norway and 7th Street (use 7th street entrance). Crafts gift baskets, etc., and Norwegian baked goods. “The Nutcracker Ballet”: St. Kieran Arts Center , 155 Emery St., Berlin, 3 p.m., Berlin Junior High Auditorium. Advance tickets $12/$6. Call 752-1028 www. Sunday, December 4 Annual Christmas Scholarship Auction: Shelburne Town Hall, 1 to 3 p.m. Spaghetti Dinner: Philbrook Farm Inn, 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sponsored by Shelburne Union Church. Contact Kimberly Landry, Phone: 603-466-5353; e-mail: morningglory@wildblue. net. Includes Saladino’s spaghetti and meatballs, garden salad, fresh bread and homemade desserts. Adults $10, Children 12 and under $5. Monday, December 5 Parent Night: 5 p.m. at WMCC, Riverside Drive, Berlin. To provide information to parents of children headed to kindergarten next year. There will be books and activities provided for each participant and child care is available. Parents can register at the website www. or by calling 752-5068.



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––––––––––––––– ONGOING CALENDAR –––––––––––––– Tuesday USW Local 75: Regular Monthly Meeting takes place on the third Tuesday of every month, 7 p.m., V.F.W. on Upper Main Street, in Berlin. For member’s only. FMI Information, USW Local 75 Union Office at 752-2225. Senior Meals: Noon, Dummer Town Hall, second and fourth Tuesday of every month. Suggested donation $3, under 60, $6. Call 752-2545 to reserve, Senior Meals: 8 to 9:30 a.m., first and third Tuesday of the month, Shelburne Town Hall. Suggested donation $3, under 60, $6. Call 752-2545 to reserve, Cholesterol Clinic: Monday through Friday, Berlin Health Dept., city hall. By appointment only, Call 7521272. All area residents welcome. Fee $15. AA Meeting: Women’s meeting, 10 to 11 a.m., St, Barnabas Church, 2 High St., Berlin. Weight Watcher’s Meeting: Salvation Army, 5 p.m. meeting, 4:30 p.m. weigh-in. Senior Meals: Guardian Angel School, MondayThursday Noon, Friday 8 a.m.-10 a.m. Suggested donations for 60 and over $3; under 60 $6. All are welcome. (FMI 752-2545) AVH Diabetes Support and Information Meetings: First Tuesday of every month; 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.; Androscoggin Valley Hospital; open to the public; FMI, call the AVH Diabetes Education Department at 3265631. Chess Club: welcomes all levels of players, to meet Tuesday, Family Resource building (across from high school) from 6 to 9 p.m. Lessons free. All questions, call Al French @915-0134. Berlin Area Head Start Accepting Applications: For children between the ages of 3-5 years old. This is an income eligible program. Call 752-5464 to schedule an appointment to enroll your child. Gorham Public Library: Open M-F: 10 am - 6 pm, Saturdays: 10 am - Noon. Children’s Story Time: Fridays, 1:30 pm. View On-line Catalog at https:// . FMI call 466-2525 or email Artisan Gift Shop: 961 Main St., Berlin. Open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Jefferson Historical Society: Meets first Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m. May through October meetings held at the museum on Route 2, and November through April meetings are held at the Jefferson Elementary School on Route 115A. Everyone welcome. Social Night At Dupont-Holmes Post 82 American Legion: Every Tuesday, Gorham, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Food buffet $7 per person while food lasts! Menu varies each week. Free pool, darts, etc. Members and bonafide guests welcome. Gorham-Sabatis Lodge 73, F&AM: meets second Tuesday except January, February, and March (first Tuesday). For more information, call 466-5739 or 4665960. Prayer Shawl Ministry meets every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at St. Kieran House, 151 Emery St., from 2-4 p.m. All are welcome. For more information, please call Nicole Plourde, NH Catholic Charities,752-1325 Berlin Kiwanis Club: meets at Sinibaldi’s Restaurant at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday. 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: Step Book/Discussion Meeting, .Tri-County (Step One), School St., Berlin 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. White Mountain Ridge Runners Meeting: First Tuesday of every month, clubhouse on Route 110. American Legion Post No. 36 Monthly Meeting: First Tuesday of every month. Salvation Army Social Services: Food pantry, 9 a.m. to noon, 15 Cole St., Berlin. Computer Lab Classes: Berlin Senior Center, 610 Sullivan Center, Berlin. 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. Call to be scheduled (752-2545). Craft Class: Berlin Senior Center, 610 Sullivan St., Berlin, 1 to 3 p.m. (FMI 752-2545) Berlin and Coos County Historic Society Moffett House Museum: Open five days a week (noon to 4 p.m. on Tuesdays). 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.

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by Abigail Van Buren


DEAR ABBY: My wife of 25 years has an annoying habit that drives me crazy. When she starts a conversation with me, she’ll speak in a very low voice and mumble without looking at me. I truly cannot hear or understand what she’s saying and have to respond with, “Excuse me?” “Pardon me?” or “What?” When I speak to her, I make sure I talk clearly and in a loud enough voice, but she always throws the same remarks back at me -- “Excuse me?” etc. She doesn’t do this with anyone else. I have pointed out to her that what she is doing is annoying, disrespectful and rude, and asked her to please not do it, but she continues. Why does she do this to me, and what can we do to change it? There’s nothing wrong with her hearing. She’s always telling me to turn down the TV. -- MARRIED TO A MUMBLER IN SAN DIEGO DEAR MARRIED TO A MUMBLER: Allow me to offer a suggestion that may improve the situation: Have YOUR hearing checked. If you can’t hear your wife when she speaks softly and isn’t looking directly at you, and she “always” tells you to turn down the TV, it could indicate that you are suffering from a hearing loss. DEAR ABBY: My mother, whom I love very much, is a terrible gift-giver. At Christmas and on birthdays she gives me ridiculous gifts -- clothing that doesn’t fit, jewelry I would never wear, electronics I haven’t asked for and don’t need. Last year, she removed the tags from everything and didn’t include receipts so the items could be returned. (Some were very costly.) I have created online wish lists, offered Mom “suggestions” and even told her not to worry about gifts. She’ll take none of my suggestions. I try to be polite. But Mom’s feelings

are always hurt when I’m not “thrilled” with the unwanted gifts, and it puts a damper on events that should be happy ones. I hate her wasting money on things that will not be appreciated or used. How do I handle this? -- UNFORTUNATELY UNGRATEFUL DEAR UNGRATEFUL: Because you have tried being logical, helpful and frank, and nothing has worked, thank your mother for her gifts and then put them on eBay or donate them. That way SOMEONE can appreciate them, or you may get enough money back to buy yourself something you will enjoy. DEAR ABBY: We have close friends and alternate having dinner at each other’s homes. The wife has a couple of habits I find annoying. She’ll run her fingers around the outside of a serving dish and then lick her finger. After dinner, I always have a dish of candy on the table for everyone’s enjoyment. But before this woman leaves, she’ll say she’s taking some of it home to eat later. Am I being petty to be annoyed by her behavior? -- WILLING TO SHARE, BUT ... DEAR WILLING: I can see how a dinner guest running her finger around a serving dish, then licking her finger could gross you out, and we both know that rather than telling you she’s taking some of your candy home with her, she should wait until you offer it. However, you say you are close friends. Therefore I assume that on some level her positives outweigh her negatives, or you would have expressed how her behavior makes you feel -- which would have solved your problem because you’d be seeing a lot less of her.

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- Spacious 2 bedroom 1st floor of duplex w/ heat, hw, w/d hookups; yard & garage; stove & frig incl., no pets; $700 + sec dep. 560-3481.

MILAN: Mobile home trailer, 2 bedroom, own lot, FMI, 752-1871.

BERLIN: 1, 2, 4 bedroom apts., heat, h/w, wd hook-ups, first & security, HUD accepted, 752-2607, 723-4161. BERLIN: 2 bedroom, enclosed porch, heat, h/w, all applianced, security, first month, no pets, smokers, 342-9995. BERLIN: 3 bedroom, heat, h/w, stove, refrigerator, w/d $725/mo. 723-2807. BERLIN: One bedroom, 2nd. floor, heat, h/w, parking, $130/wk. 752-6459, 752-7693. BERLIN: one bedroom, first floor, $600/mo.; studio, first floor, $500/mo. includes electriciy, heat, h/w, 603-723-4724.

AMAZING! Beautiful pillowtop matress sets, twin $169, full or queen $249, king $399. See AD under “Furniture”.

BERLIN: Two bedroom, first floor, heat, h/w, off street parking, clean, nice location, $650 no pets, 723-3856. 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.

GORHAM- 1 bedroom apt, new carpet, large closet, big yard, off street parking, utilities not included. $535/mo (603)986-5800.

COCKATIELS, price negotiable FMI call 752-2166.

Low Cost Spay/ Neuter Cats & dogs Rozzie May Animal Alliance 603-447-1373

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

Autos Paying Cash for your unwanted or junk vehicle. Best local prices! ROY'S TOWING 603-348-3403 BUYING junk cars and trucks ME & NH. Call for price. Martin Towing. (603)305-4504.


PAYING: Cash for your unwanted or junk vehicle. Best local prices! Roy's towing 603-348-3403.

1994 GMC Jimmy 4x4, 4d. New tires, exhaust and more. $1750. (603)466-2427.

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1999 Chrysler Sebring Convertible, 2 door, asking $1500/obo. Call (603)466-1136. Can see it at 500 Main St. Gorham, NH #21.

3 apartment rooms: $100 weekly, utilities included. Separate rooms: $50. Pit-lab puppies read! (603)348-5317.


3 room apartment, $400. Utili ties included. Room owner’s residence- $50; Shihtsu puppy, all shots! 603-348-5317.

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

For Rent 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.

BEAUTIFUL, one bedroom, big back, nice neighborhood, yard, frig, stove, heat, h/w, w/d, hook-up paking, no pets, sec. deposit, references, $525, 723-3856.

For Rent BERLIN (2) 4 room 2 bedroom apartments heated. Call (978)609-4010. BERLIN 1st floor, 2 bedroom apt. heated. Call 978-609-4010. BERLIN 2 bdrm home 1 acre $650/mo. 3 bdrm home $650/mo 2 bdrm apt 1st floor, $600/mo heat included. No pets. 1 year lease. Call (603)714-5928. BERLIN Apartments: 1 bedroom $450 and $500/mo- 2 bedrooms. $575 and $625/mo W/D hook ups, parking. No smokers. 723-7015. BERLIN Houses 131 Jolbert: 3 bedroom, 1.5 baths. Garage, deck, yard. $775/mo No utilities. 252 Wight St: 2 Bedroom, 1 bath. Large yard, garage. $675/mo No Utilities. 723-7015. SPECIAL- Berlin- 2 bedroom, apt., Glen Ave., parking, $595/mo. Heat, h/w included. 1st month and security. 603-345-1416.

For Sale

BERLIN: Spacious 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 2nd floor, recently renovated, w/d hook-up. 50% heat included, pets considered, no smoking, references required, $695. plus security, 603-986-5264.

3 bedroom, $795 completely remodeled, no utilities included, 84 Lancaster Road, 466-5933, 915-6216.


ONE Bedroom furnished, security deposit, background check, heat, h/w, electricity included, no pets/smokers, 752-7190.

20/GAL. aquariums, $15; #10 aquarium gravel, $5; fish supplies, 1/2 price, spinet piano, 636-2055.



NEWLY renovated apartments, hot water included, electric heat, HUD approved: 3 bedroom $650; Large 2 bedroom, $500; 2 bedroom $450; 2 studios $375/each, no dogs allowed, call Rich 326-3499.

BERLIN: One bedroom, York Street, $525/mo. heat, h/w included, first month, security deposit required, no pets/ smoking, 617-771-5778.

FIRST floor, 315 High Street, 4 rooms, w/d connection, enclosed porch, Mt. Washington view, shed, heat, h/w, $700/mo. senior discount 50+, 752-5633.

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.

MILAN: small 2 bedroom, 2nd. floor, heat, h/w, parking, no pets, 723-0449.

GORHAM- 2nd Floor 3 bedroom in Cascade Flats. $750/mo includes heat /HW, stove and fridge W/D connection. Also 2 Bedroom Bell St. 1st floor $650/ 2nd floor $625/mo includes heat, stove, fridge. W/D connection, storage. No smokers please 723-7015. GORHAM: 1 bedroom, w/ loft, efficiency apt. cathedral ceiling, no utilities included, $575/mo 915-6216, 466-5933. 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). 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.

Custom Glazed Kitchen Cabinets. Solid maple, never installed. May add/subtract to fit kitchen. Cost $6,000 sacrifice $1,750. 833-8278 DOWNHILL skies, $225, package deal, Atomic ARC soft SL 185 pink/ yellow; Raichle RE ski boots 10.5: Scott classic poles, Flea Market, 161 Main Street, Gorham, 603-466-1140. FOUR 215-60R-16 Mastercraft glacier grip, studded snow tires, off Toyota Camry, $40, call 752-1121. SEARS Pro-form, 770EKG, treadmill w/ interactive CD workout, $100, 466-3656. TIRES: 3 studded, 225/70R15; 4 A-S P195/75R14, make offer, call after 5 p.m. 752-7186. TWO PR 15 Peavey speakers, 400 watt, $350; 5 piece Gretch drum set heavy duty hardware and Zilgan simbles, $500; 6 string Ovation electric acoustic hard shell case, $500; HP computer, complete package, $175, 348-5847. YARDMAN tracked self turning, 9HP snowblower, starts first crank, 466 Hillside Ave. $125, 752-3566.

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

TWO OFFICES AVAILABLE OFFICE SPACE IN BERLIN Spacious second-floor corner office in downtown Berlin. Known as the Sheridan Building, this classic revival structure built in 1905 and renovated in the 1980s and 1990s is located next to City Hall. Ceilings are high and windows are plentiful in this corner which includes one large room, one medium sized, and a private bathroom. $450 a month, and includes heat. Second floor, corner office, two rooms with shared bathroom. $350.

For a video tour go to: For more information call Mark 603-356-3456.

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A Charlie Brown Christmas’ at the Gorham town hall auditorium

GORHAM -- The Heather Pierson Trio will present “A Charlie Brown Christmas” at the Gorham town hall auditorium in Gorham on Friday, December 16, at 7 p.m. One of the most endearing Christmas tales ever told, “A Charlie Brown Christmas” has proven itself to be an enduring classic. Originally telecast in December 1965, the program was an instant hit with audiences who connected with Peanuts creator Charles M. Schultz’s cast of characters – especially with its rounded-headed hero Charlie Brown, his woefully scrawny Christmas tree, and his typewriterwielding dog Snoopy. Nearly given the ax by CBS studios at the time of its release, this beloved holiday classic resonates with both children and adults of every generation. Though more than four decades old, the story of commercialism run rampant echoes clearly to this day. The musical score for “A Charlie Brown Christmas”, composed by the late Vince Guaraldi, is just as poignant and touching as the story and includes the hugely popular hit “Linus and Lucy”. His gentle jazz riffs

Help Wanted

established musical trademarks that, to this day, still prompt smiles of recognition. This classic collection of holiday music will be performed by a trio of talented local musicians, led by Heather Pierson. Heather is a veteran pianist and performer in the Mount Washington Valley. Her latest CD release, “Make It Mine” was released at a sellout concert at Stone Mountain Arts Center in Brownfield, Maine, last year. She is currently putting the final touches on a new CD of her unique and emotive instrumental piano pieces called “The Open Road”, which is scheduled for a mid- 2012 release. A local favorite at such popular Valley venues as The Wildcat Tavern, Delaney’s, Ledgends Pub and The Red Parka Pub, Heather is also known as the house pianist at The White Mountain Hotel & Resort in North Conway. Joining Heather for this very special Christmas concert will be Shawn Nadeau on bass and Matt Bowman on drums. In addition to his regular performances with Heather, Nadeau is best known as the bassist for local favorites Audio Kickstand and Those

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Guys. Bowman is owner-operator of White Mountain Café and, in addition to his regular appearances with Heather, is a regular member of Jon Sarty’s White Mountain Boys. The trio will perform the entirety of the “Charlie Brown Christmas” album as recorded by the Vince Guaraldi Trio, as well as other well-

NC Transit wants to help with the shopping BERLIN -- Tri-County CAP Transit wants to help people get their last minute holiday shopping completed. On December 19, 20, and 21, they will be offering free rides on the Berlin/ Gorham Trolley and the Tri-Town Bus. It will be a perfect time to get some great buys at the local stores and save on transportation costs. If you have never tried riding the bus this is the perfect opportunity. Visit our website

ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL GRADES 6-8 237 STUDENTS IT DIRECTOR COMPUTER TECHNICIAN Applicants must be certified in these positions. Please refer to our website for more information. Individuals interested in any of the above positions should send a letter of interest, resume, and 3 current letters of reference to Corinne Cascadden, Superintendent, Berlin Public Schools, 183 Hillside Ave. Berlin, NH 03570 or email on or before December 15, 2011. EOE

at for schedule information or call us at 1-888-997-2020 or 752-1741. For those of you not knowing what to get for the person who has everything, Tri County CAP Transit has gift certificates. They are a great gift for grandparents who no longer drive and for youth who need to get to activities or work. They also make great stocking stuffers. Help Wanted


known and popular Christmas tunes. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children under 18 and are available at: Gorham Town Hall; White Mountain Café in Gorham; SaVoir Flare in Berlin; or by calling 603-7336350. You can find out more about Heather by visiting heatherpierson. com.

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

• Operating Room RN - Full-time • LNA @ Merriman House - Full-time • LNA/Unit Secretary Med Surg - Full-time • ICU RN - Part-time • Director of OR & Surgical Services - Full-time • Staff Nurse - Part-time • Controller - 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

Marketing Specialist Berlin Office Woodlands Credit Union in Berlin, New Hampshire is seeking a highly qualified individual to become a Marketing Specialist. The ideal candidate will have a degree in marketing or related field from a 4 year institution. The candidate will take the lead role in advertising and sales promotions, coordinate with outside marketing agencies and assist in the implementation and promotion of CU products and services. They will be responsible for conducting market research, making recommendations to products and services and maintaining accurate records and reports. This position will develop and maintain electronic marketing media including but not limited to: website, social media, email etc. 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 pay structure and a benefits package that includes an employer matching 401k, paid vacation and more. Pick up an application at any Woodlands location, 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

St. Judes - $5

Mobile Homes TWO homes to choose from in central North Conway park. New 2012 model Skyline, 14x72, two bedroom, 2 bath, workshop/ shed, gas heat, big lot $49,900. 1994 Astro, 14x56, two bedroom, 1 bath, washer dryer, new appliances, new furnace, new roof, new hot water heater $24,900. Both homes ready to be lived in! No dogs. Financing available, affordable living right in North Conway. Walk to shops, outlets, trails, river. Call 603-986-3991.

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

Northern Dreamscapes Snow plowing, sanding, and roof shoveling loader service, fully insured 723-6990. SEMI-PROFESSIONAL, window cleaning small, med. large, office or residential, references, available, please call 752-6526.


SNOWPLOWING: Gorham, residential, only. Dependable, reliable, and affordable. Discounts for neighbors and referrals, 915-1012.

Recreation Vehicles

SNOWPLOWING: starting at $15/up, seasonal rate available, snow is coming, don't get stuck, 603-348-5440.

CHINOOKA classic motorhome. 21’, timeless design. Sleeps 2. Garaged, nearly mint. 58,600 miles. Photos and info at: under “1991 Chinook”. $12,250. (603)367-8753.

18+ years experience! On-site computer repair, upgrades, wireless setup, virus removal, & more! (603)723-0918

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

Real Estate WE buy houses, any place, con dition, price, 978-870-6438,

Services $75 Furnace Cleaning Special: Reliable, dependable for all your furnace needs. Repairs, cleaning and service. Call today for an appointment, 723-0729. HYPNOSIS for habit change, stress, regression. Michael Hathaway, DCH, certified hypnotherapist. Madison (603)367-8851.


Highest quality craftsmanship. Fully Insured. Lowest prices guaranteed. FMI (603)730-2521.


WET BASEMENTS, cracked or buckling walls, crawl space problems, backed by 40 years experience. Guaranteed 603-356-4759 ZIMMER Snowplowing, driveways, also shoveling, walkways, decks, free estimates, call 723-1252.

Wanted SOMEONE to change some cas settes into CDs. Please call (603)752-3561.

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

CARPENTRY, handyman, property maintenance, no job too small. Call Dennis Bisson, 723-3393, free estimates.

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

PAINTING: Top quality, interior, exterior, reasonable rates, free estimates, references, Don Guerin, contractor, 915-6119.

BUYING silver, gold, JesStone Beads, 129 Main Street, Gorham, see us first for best price.

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In what is always a great Thanksgiving treat, these Berlin boy’s basketball alumns returned home to battle the 2011-12 team. The alums lost the offensive contest 85-78. There were a few late arriving graduates that did not get into the pre-game photo. However, the alums were able to convince retired long time teacher/coach Mark Tilton to get into the picture. (JEAN LEBLANC PHOTO)

Defeating the 2011-12 Gorham boy’s basketball team were these returning graduates 54-50. Front row Jeremy Dupont, Cody LeBlanc, Doug Willey, and Sean Goodrich. Back row (l-r) Logan King, Eric Jensen, Riley Goodrich, Logan Horn, Mark Blundin, Steven Flynn, Brandon Flynn, and PJ Cyr. (JEAN LEBLANC PHOTO)

The Berlin High School girl’s basketball graduates returned and battled the cuurent team this past weekend, defeating the regulars 28-24. From (l-r); Alyssa Roy, Leah Roy-Kelley, Kim Allain, Cassie Couture-Eafrati, Heidi Roy, Caitlyn Ramsey, Marisa Lemoine, Lynn Chaisson, Marissa Hebert, Moriah Arsenault, Sarah Landers, Brittany Brown, Moriah Middleton, and Megan Morin. (JEAN LEBLANC PHOTO)

The Gorham girl’s alumni team returned to their roots and defeated the current squad 35-29, this past weekend. From (l-r) Mallory Coulombe, Tara Cloutier, Alicia Vaillancourt-Locke, Caitlin Boisselle, Brittany Raymond, Julianne King, Kara Lessard, Hilary Oleson, Courtney Boisselle, and Alex Horne. (JEAN LEBLANC PHOTO)

East Milan Rd. (across from the state prison) Maynesboro Industrial Park, Berlin Call (603) 752-TIRE “For a Better Tire and Auto Care Experience” •Major Brand Snow and All-Season Tires •Tire Studding Available •Computer Alignment Technology •Competitive Prices •General Vehicle Maintenance & Repair •NH State Inspection $21.95 Every Day Oil Change Price (up to 5 qts.) Snow Tires In Stock!! Best Prices in Town!

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160 W. Milan Rd., Berlin, NH Phone 603-752-7468 • Cell 603-723-9988

Cosmic bowling Dec. 28

BERLIN -Don’t miss this Berlin Recreation Christmas Vacation Event: Cosmic Bowling with Pizza, Soda and Make-Your-Own Sundae. Join your friends for this cosmic experience on Wednesday, December, 28 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Berlin Bowling CenterAny age and ability can join the fun! The cost is $10.00 per person. Register at the Berlin Recreation Department There is a maximum of 40, first come, first serve.

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Berlin Bantam game results Rochester 3 Berlin 2 The Berlin Sabres Bantam level 1 team began their season with a road trip to Rochester, facing off against the Blackhawks. The Blackhawks got on the board first for a 1-0 lead. The goal was scored off a shot from the face off dot that beat goalie Shane Mailhot in traffic. The first period was winding down. Berlin’s Evan Valliere scored one of his own for the locals with the assist coming from Nick Ansaldi to square things all up at 1-1 each. Much of the first period was played shorthanded and the defense of Meagan Accardi, Jensyn Dandeneau, and Nathan Trull kept things close with some unyielding defensive play. The second period was packed with back and forth action forwards Justin Vien, Taylor Oakes and Trevor Labreque put a lot of pressure on the Rochester goaltending throughout the second period. Rochester netted a pair of goals to extend their lead to 3-1 . The third period was another tight affair with a pair of equally matched teams going end to end. The Sabres got one more before the final whistle blew finishing the game 3-2. Both goalie’s, Shane Mailhot and Brenden Williams did a good job keeping the team in it for a chance for the win. Also doing a great job this year was coaching staff head Coach Steve Vien and assistants Donald Labreque and Joe Accardi. Berlin 5 Manchester 2 The Bantam’s next game was a home game at the friendly Notre Dame Arena versus the Manchester Monarchs. The Sabres Nick Ansaldi started the scoring off with 2:21 left in the first on an assist from Evan Valliere and defenseman Nate Trull. The second period had a total of four goals scored, two from the visitors and two for Berlin. Trevor Labreque netted his first of the young season at 6:58, getting the assist from Ansaldi and Valliere. Minutes later Vien netted one of his own with an assist coming from Labreque and Laborgne to put the Sabres up 3-2. Manchester was held scoreless in the third period on 14 saves coming from Wiliams. Ansaldi wasn’t

ATTENTION RESIDENTS OF DUMMER The Planning Board will meet Tuesday, November 29th at 6:00 p.m. instead of December 1st.     Mariann Letarte, Chair 181 Cole Street Berlin, NH 03570


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done yet in the offensive end. He netted another goal in the third to put the Sabres up 4-2. Labreque also got his second of the game, getting the helping marker from his goalie Williams. The Berlin duo of Mailhot and Williams put in a great game combining for a total of 40 saves in the Berlin goal. Berlin was out shot 40 –8 during the contest. However the final score was a 5-5 win for the locals. The Berlin Bantams lineup consists of Meagan Accardi, Nicholas “Italian Stallion” Ansaldi, Jensyn Dandeneau, Trevor Labreque, Blake Leborgne, Shane Mailhot, Taylor Oakes, Sarah Shoenbeck, Nathan Trull, Evan Valliere, Justin Vien and Brenden Williams Nashua 2 Berlin 1 Nashua’s Pro Ambitions came in to town to face the Bantams in their third game of the season. The first period started off with some physical play from both teams and the penalty box showed it with a total of eight penalties between both teams. Again the the Berlin net minders came to play. Mailhot and Williams combined for 48 saves for the game. Both teams were held scoreless in the first period. Berlin’s Mailhot was solid between the pipes getting 13 saves and the Nashua net minder one. During the second period of play, Nashua put a point on the board to bring it to 1 – 0. The physical play was still present resulting in seven more penalties. Justin Vien tied up the score at 5:39 of the period, for his second goal of the season.

The third period’s only goal was by Nashua giving them a 2-1 lead late in the game. The Saber’s goal tender Williams finished the third period with 16 more saves. At the 11:02 mark and 08:37 of the third period, Berlin received back-to-back trips to the penalty box, for an elbow and a cross check infraction. The forwards and defensemen on the ice put in a great effort fighting off both penalties. Time was winding down in the third period. Nashua’s pressure finally yielded the game winning goal at the 1:42 mark of the 3rd period. The score remained that way till the final whistle blew. Berlin 6 Cyclones 0 On November 12, the Bantams traveled to Conway Arena to for a match against the Cyclones. Justin Vien got the Sabres on the board at 07:21 in the first period with the helper coming from Trevor Labreque. Just under five minutes later again the combo of Vien and Labreque combined to score giving the Sabres a 2-0 lead. The defense for the Berlin squad was tough keeping the Cyclones off the scoreboard. With the Saber defense playing well, Evan Valliere took an opportunity to capitalize and netted a goal for the 3-0 advantage. Team mate Labreque picked up the assist. Just under 40 seconds later, Vien netted his hat trick. The assist came from the stick of Labreque, his fourth of the game to make the score 4-0 Sabres. Two more Berlin goals came in the third period, both from the stick of Blake Leborgne giving the Sabres a 6-0 victory and an enjoyable ride home.

Craft and bake sale at St. Paul Lutheran Church BERLIN -- On Saturday, December 3, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church will be hosting its annual Christmas sale. Shop our wonderful handicraft selections, find a treasure amongst the White Elephant offerings, satisfy your sweet tooth in our Norwegian Bakery, and enjoy a light lunch. There is something sure to please everyone. All year long the women of the church have been busy and you will have a great variety of hand crafted orna-

ments, hand knitted items, gift baskets, and much more to choose from. The bakers and candy makers have been busy, too. You will find our famous Norwegian Christmas breads, pastries, candies, fudge, jellies, and jams. A wonderful assortment awaits you. Keep things simple. Enjoy a pleasant pause in this busy season. St. Paul is located on the corner of Norway and Seventh Street. We will be waiting to serve you.

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