THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2011
VOL. 20 NO. 5
Sergeant Dan Morel, of the National Guard, stands with Mary Williams’ fifth grade class Wednesday during his visit to Hillside Elementary talk about what it’s like being stationed in Kuwait. (CRAIG LYONS PHOTO)
Guardsman meets with students after exchanging letters, packages during delpoyment BY CRAIG LYONS THE BERLIN DAILY SUN
BERLIN— After receiving letters and care packages during his deployment to Kuwait, one National Guardsman got to meet his benefactors Wednesday. Sergeant Dan Morel, of the National Guard, visited Hillside Elementary students in Heidi Holt’s third grade class and Mary Williams’ fifth grade class Wednesday
afternoon to thank them for sending him care packages and letters from the students during his deployment. “It was really cool,” said Morel. He added it’s great to see that the kids care about the people stationed in other countries. Morel visited the students and fielded their questions about what it’s like to be stationed in the Middle East. see GUARDSMAN page 6
Berlin man indicted for assaulting officer
LANCASTER—A Berlin man was indicted last week by the grand jury for assaulting a police officer last year. Christopher Parr, 32, of Berlin, was indicted for second-degree assault and simple assault for allegedly slamming Corporal Luc Poulin’s hand in a doorway. The charges state that by slamming the door on Poulin’s hand, Parr caused both lacerated and fractured his finger. Both charges stem from a December 2010 incident where Poulin and Corporal Nathan Roy responded to a noise complaint Parr reported, according to police. Poulin and Roy entered Parr’s apartment to hear the noise levels coming from a neighboring apartment. When they were leaving the apartment, Poulin was standing in the doorway, with his hand on the door frame, when Parr alleged slammed the door on his hand. Police say the force of the door nearly amputated Poulin’s finger. Police later arrested Parr for simple assault. Parr was among the 19 people indicted last week by the grand jury. Roger Dana, 37, of West Stewartstown, was indicted on two counts of receiving stolen property. The charges allege that Dana knowingly received a number of guitars, which belonged to two other men, knowing or believing the guitars had been stolen. David Glidden, 22, of Dalton, was indicted for driving after being certified a habitual offender. The charge alleges that Glidden was found opersee INDICTED page 5
Gorham police consider recent traffic detail a success BY CRAIG LYONS THE BERLIN DAILY SUN
GORHAM— The Gorham Police Department is touting traffic detail to enforce stop light laws from this past weekend as a success. For three hours Saturday afternoon, Gorham officers set up at the upper junction of Routes 2 and 16 to watch for vehicles disobeying the traffic signal at
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During the detail, Cyr said the counter logged 1,146 vehicles heading northbound, 1,380 vehicles heading southbound and 591 vehicles heading westbound. Out of those vehicles, Cyr said 15 summonses for red light violations were issued; seven written warnings for red light violations were issued; one sum-
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Elizabeth Taylor dies at 79 (NY Times) — Elizabeth Taylor, the actress who dazzled generations of moviegoers with her stunning beauty and whose name was synonymous with Hollywood glamour, died Wednesday in Los Angeles. She was 79. A spokeswoman at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center said Ms. Taylor died at 1:28 a.m. Pacific time. Her publicist, Sally Morrison, said the cause was complications of congestive heart failure. Ms. Taylor had had a series of medical setbacks over the years and was hospitalized six weeks ago with heart problems. In a world of flickering images, Elizabeth Taylor was a constant star. First appearing on screen at age 9, she grew up there, never passing through an awkward age. It was one quick leap from “National Velvet” to “A Place in the Sun” and from there to “Cleopatra,” as she was indelibly transformed from a vulnerable child actress into a voluptuous film queen. In a career of more than 70 years and more than 50 films, she won two Academy Awards as best actress, for her performances as a call girl in “Butterfield 8” (in 1960) and as the acidtongued Martha in “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” (in 1966). Mike Nichols, who directed her in “Virginia Woolf,” said he considered her “one of the greatest cinema actresses.”
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Allies pressuring Qaddafi forces
WASHINGTON (NY Times) — Having all but destroyed the Libyan air force and air defenses, the allies turned their firepower Wednesday on the military units loyal to Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi that are besieging rebel-held cities. “We are interdicting and putting pressure on Qaddafi’s forces that are attacking population centers,” said Rear Adm. Gerard Hueber, the chief of staff for the operational command,
speaking by audio link to reporters at the Pentagon. Loyalist forces have surrounded two rebelheld cities in the west, Zintan and Misurata, and the strategic eastern city of Ajdabiya, and cut off telecommunications, electricity and water. They typically send soldiers backed by tanks and missile launchers into the cities by day and withdraw at night, while posting snipers on the rooftops.
In Misurata. allied airstrikes forced Colonel Qaddafi’s forces to pull back their armor and artillery temporarily on Wednesday, but by 8:30 p.m. local time they had renewed their attacks, residents said. In a hurried satellite telephone call, Aiman, a doctor at the Misrata medical center, said Colonel Qaddafi’s tanks were again moving through the city and firing shells that were landing as close as 20 yards from the hospital door.
Tokyo says radiation in Soldier admits killing water puts infants at risk three Afghan civilians TOKYO (NY Times) — Radioactive iodine detected in Tokyo’s water supply prompted Japanese authorities on Wednesday to warn that infants in Tokyo and surrounding areas should not drink tap water, adding to the growing anxiety about public safety posed by Japan’s unfolding nuclear crisis. Ei Yoshida, head of water purification for the Tokyo water department, said at a televised news conference that iodine 131 had been detected in water samples at a level of 210 bec-
querels per liter, about a quart. The recommended limit for infants is 100 becquerels per liter. For adults, the recommended limit is 300 becquerels. The announcement prompted a run on bottled water at stores in Tokyo and a pledge from the authorities to distribute bottled water to families with infants. Prime Minister Naoto Kan said earlier Wednesday that the public should avoid additional farm produce from areas near the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station.
JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (NY Times) — A soldier facing a court-martial on Wednesday admitted to killing three Afghan civilians as part of a conspiracy to kill for sport. “The plan was to kill people, sir,” the soldier, Specialist Jeremy N. Morlock, told a military judge at this base south of Seattle. Specialist Morlock, one of five soldiers accused of killing the Afghans near Kandahar last year, had previously agreed in court documents to testify against the other defendants in exchange for his plea. He is seeking a maximum of 24 years in prison. A military judge still must approve the agreement. Specialist Morlock, 22, of Wasilla, Alaska, is the first of the five soldiers to face a court-martial. He pleaded guilty on Wednesday to three charges of premeditated murder, conspiracy to commit murder, assault and other charges.
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BY TOM EASTMAN THE CONWAY DAILY SUN
BARTLETT — Earle Wason, of Wason Associates Hospitality Real Estate Brokerage Group of Portsmouth and Freedom, says it is a tough time for any business owner — particularly those who purchased bedand-breakfast inns during the height of the boom. “We are slowly working our way out and things are improving,” said Wason. “We are seeing a little light at the end of the tunnel in every aspect — there are more buyers out there, but there are still problem properties who have to work their way through. There were many properties purchased by people who paid too much and did not understand how to operate them." A case in point he said is the Snowvillage Inn, which was put up for foreclosure auction Jan. 21 but was taken back by the mortgage lender, Northway Bank, because the bank's opening bid was not matched, making short work for the auctioneer, according to a person who attended the auction. Last April, two formerly related, adjacent inn properties in Glen were sold at foreclosure: The Bernerhof Inn was sold for $295,000 to local Realtor Dick Badger of Badger Realty of North Conway, and the adjacent Red Apple Inn was sold for $500,000 to the Jan and Charless Filip family, owners of the nearby Story Book Inn in Glen. The renovated Bernerhof is now open as an inn only and no longer also operates as a restaurant. The Red Apple is expected to re-open this spring. “The bed-and-breakfast market is really struggling, because they paid too much and the market has changed, too. Consumer expectations have changed,” said Wason. He said the arrival of the Marriott Residence Inn on the Route 16 strip last year had two impacts. “The Residence Inn came into town and did well immediately. It was absorbed into the market in Year 1 — they created more market demand, because the other competitive properties — the Comfort Inn, the North Conway Grand, the Green Granite, the Holiday Inn Express, the Hampton Inn — all did better than they did in 2009.” But the downside, said Wason, was that the “ma and pa” motels did not do as well. “The demand grew for the other larger properties,” he said, “while at the same time, the smaller properties got hurt further.” So, while that does not come as good news for the older-styled motels, Wason says it does mean that “the town base is growing.” “It shows that there is a demand to be in Mount Washington Valley,”
The Marriott Residence Inn opened last year on the Route 16 strip. Other large hotels in the valley, the Comfort Inn, the North Conway Grand, the Green Granite, the Holiday Inn Express, the Hampton Inn reported they did better than they had in 2009. (JAMIE GEMMITI PHOTO)
he said. He repeated an assertion by Dick Badger of Badger Realty and Bayard Kennett of RE-MAX Presidential that businesses need to always upgrade their properties to remain viable. An example of a longstanding hotel business making a huge upgrade in recent years was the Red Jacket Mountain View, which opened in the early 1970s, underwent renovations in the late 1990s, and which in 2008 added its Kahuna Laguna indoor water park. Chuck Randall, assistant general manager, said last month that the Red Jacket has experienced strong sales since that time. “Branding is what it is all about and the Red Jacket, while not part of a national chain, is an identifiable New England brand with a strong following, with our properties here and on the Cape,” said Randall, noting that the company also operates the nearby Fox Ridge Resort in North Conway during the warmer months. As for the impact of the national chains, Randall said, “The addition of the Marriott or others is taking just another slice of the pie by adding another 100 rooms or more. It has not had any significant impact on our business, but I would agree that it hurts the ma and pa motels more than us.” Wason said perhaps the local business community needs to have a forum on growth and how to deal with the influx of new national hospitality
businesses and restaurants into the region. “It seems,” he said, “that a lot of people get upset when the new and more up to date properties that the consumer demands come in to the valley as they get hurt. They are so myopic that they don't understand that they have to change and provide the consumer with what they want or else the consumer will go elsewhere. There are a lot of choices when it comes to resort communities."
Wason said March 21 that a sale was still pending regarding the Eagle Mountain House in Jackson, a landmark resoet which has been listed for sale by its board of directors. He repeated that the sale of the former Fandangle's 2.15-acre, commercially-zoned property near the juncture of Routes 302 and 16 at the base of the North Conway strip is also still pending. “We are working on signing an agreement [regarding Fandangle's],” said Wason.
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The American Red Cross thanks you To the editor: I would like to thank the community of Berlin, and, in particular, everyone who donated or intended to donate blood at the recent American Red Cross blood drive, held at White Mountain Community College. When news of hundreds of cancelled blood drives throughout the country, due to this year’s continuing winter storms, reached the people of Berlin, you responded with characteristic generosity. Unfortunately, we did not have the ability to handle the overwhelming response which resulted from that generosity. With a limited number of staff available, many donors had to wait an inordinate amount of time or were unable to commit the time needed to complete their blood donation. The American Red Cross sincerely apologizes for the
inconvenience this may have caused for our dedicated blood donors and our committed blood drive sponsors. The next Red Cross blood drive is scheduled for Friday, April 1, at the White Mountains Community College. We hope to see you there and pledge to do everything we can to assure that this drive will run as smoothly as possible and in the manner our donors deserve. The winter storms caused a shortfall of 28,000 units of blood nationwide. Thanks to you, Berlin played its part in adding 107 units of lifesaving blood back into the inventory. Thanks to you, patients are now getting the blood they depend upon to survive. Jenn Bergeron Donor Recruitment Rep. American Red Cross Blood Services N. New England Region
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Hello fellow Berlinites. After sharing the 1963 BHS hockey story with my readers, I thought that I would continue with the other news events that took place in Berlin back then. So, here goes. A great story about a young boy from Gorham made the news in the beginning of 1963. It seems like only one year before, little Gary Moreau was given just five years to live, but one year later, this eight year-old had a brighter future. It was all because of open heart surgery and this was something fairly new back in these days. Gary was born in 1954 with a heart murmur and his parents were told that he would probably never be able to take part in strenuous sports. Chief Paul Tremblay As he got older, young Moreau seemed to become more susceptible to diseases, so a check up was arranged for him at the Children’s Medical Center (Children’s Hospital today) in Boston. It was here that the doctors had made a sad discovery. The main valve in the heart that pumped blood to Gary’s body was too small, so the verdict was heart surgery or else. On February 8, 1962, the doctors performed the major operation. After five hours of being on the table, Gary made it, but not without a scare. Even though this operation was a success, the aftermath looked dim, as the young boy began to hemorrhage His parents were called to his bedside, for fear that he might not make it. After sixteen hours and two special transfusions, the boy’s body began to respond. He was now on the slow road to recovery. By 1963, Gary still couldn’t do all of the things that his playmates could. He was not supposed to run or play hard, but he could now do almost anything else. This young boy’s story came to light because his parents said he received more than thirty pints of blood thanks to the American Red Cross and it was free. Mr. and Mrs. Moreau urged everyone who was Gary Moreau physically able, to donate blood, because a full bank was a lifesaver for their son and could be for others. It has been 48 years since Gary’s story was made public and I wondered today, if this boy or man by now was still with us. Sadly, my research showed that sometimes in the late 1960s, tragedy struck this boy and he passed away, a story passed on to me by a family friend. It was announced at the end of January 1963, that Berlin Police Chief Herman Oleson would retire on April 1. Oleson became a
member of Berlin’s finest on November 22, 1921 and served as chief since May 1, 1955. Oleson said that he didn’t expect to make a career of police work when he joined the force. He had been a woodsman for the International Paper Company and a strike took place. This strike was very volatile back then and the police needed extra men. So, Oleson signed up for two weeks and stayed on for forty-two years. The chief said that in 1921, there were only one dozen officers on the force and that was a third of the amount in 1963. He also said that he worked eleven hours a day, seven days a week, when he first started. By the end of February 1963, the city of Berlin had decided on a new chief to replace Oleson. His name was Sergeant Paul Tremblay. Tremblay, who had been an officer since 1947, brought many qualifications that were so essential to a modern police force. His training included courses sponsored by the FBI and other departments. The police commission in 1963 was fully confident, that over the months, Tremblay would organize the present department along professional standards that would Chief Herman Oleson bring the city of Berlin an excellent program for the protection of life and property. It would also help in the preservation of peace and order, control and prevention of crime and vice, along with the regulation of traffic control. The latest chief was going to initiate five new programs. They were: 1. An intensification of internal training for department personnel in all phases of police working procedures. 2. A new hard look at enforcement of local traffic ordinances, so that accidents and traffic control would be improved. 3. The employment of modern methods and procedures in all phases of investigative work. 4. Greater emphasis on juvenile work. 5. An installation of modern record keeping system. I wonder how much of this the new chief was able to do, without interference of some sort. Finally, the long awaited St. Vincent De Paul Home was set to open, as guests began taking up residence in April of 1963. The Very Reverend Monsignor James R. McGrail, diocesan director, said that not all of the people had yet been selected to take up residence and applicant interviews were still taking place. At the time, this nursing home had facilities for seventy guests. This new facility had every convenience and was going to make every attempt to preserve the independence of the residents who would live here. They had kitchenettes, an automatic laundry and a beauty parlor. There were no visiting hours, so that the guests of the residents could come and go as they pleased. Incorporated into this home, were two large recreation rooms at the ends of the corridors on each floor. One was for reading and conversation and the other was for television, movies and games. A spacious front lawn would be equipped with chairs and tables for summer time see 1963 page 5
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INDICTED from page one
ating a motor vehicle after being certified a habitual offender in December 2008. John Newell, 28, of Steep Falls, Maine, was indicted for theft by unauthorized taking and receiving stolen property. The theft charge alleges that Newell obtained unauthorized control over a handgun belonging to another man. The second charge alleges that he knowingly received a handgun to deprive the owner of the item. Jonathan Savage, 31, of Lancaster, was indicted for driving after being certified a habitual offender. The charge alleges that he was found operating a motor vehicle after being certified a habitual offender in January 1999. Michael Hanson, 29, of Portsmouth, was indicted for aggravated felonious sexual assault. The charge alleges that Hanson engaged in sexual contact with a four year old child. Nikole Berrelli, 21, of Colebrook, was indicted on five counts of forgery. The charges allege that she presented several checks to a bank, with a purpose to defraud the bank, that were purported to be issued a man, and did so knowing they were not written by that man. Tremaine Wilder, 22, of Boston, Mass., was indicted one two counts of possession of a controlled/ narcotic drugs with intent to sell and one count of possession of a controlled/ narcotic drug. The two possession with intent to sell charges allege that he was found in possession of both crack cocaine and oxycodone and intended to sell or distribute those drugs. The possession charge alleges that Wilder was found with a quantity of oxycondone. Timothy Hartlen, 28, of Colebrook, was indicted on five counts of forgery. The charges allege that Hartlen fraudulently wrote five checks to a Colebrook woman that drew on the account of another man. Charles Wade Anderson, 37, of Manchester, was indicted for kidnapping, attempted aggravated felonious sexual assault and two counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault. The kidnapping charge alleges that he confined a woman against her will with the intent to commit the crime of sexual assault against her. The second charge alleges that he attempted to engage in sexual contact with a woman. The two aggravated felonious sexual assault charges allege that Anderson engaged in sexual contact with a woman through the application of physical force. Rickey Bailey, 39, of Groveton, was 1963 from page 4
relaxation, so that the populace could spend the warm summer days outdoors, if they wanted. Privacy would be kept by having single rooms and one room on each floor fixed up with twin beds for husband and wife residents. There were so many other departments incorporated into this brand new nursing home facility that it would take many more paragraphs to describe. This four story building, which opened to the public forty-eight years ago, has an eighteen acre tract of land on what was called Patton Street.
indicted on two counts of assault by a prisoner. The two charges allege that while Bailey was an inmate at the Coos County House of Corrections he knowingly caused unprivileged physical contact to two corrections officers. Lee Eric Berwick, 49, of Manchester, was indicted for felonious sexual assault. The charge alleges that he engaged in sexual contact with a 15-year-old subject in 1981. Brandi Everidge, 43, of Barrington, was indicted for delivery of articles to prisoners and acts prohibited; controlled drug act. The delivery of articles to prisoners charge alleges that Everidge brought a quantity of Suboxone to the Northern Correctional Facility with the intent to delivery the drugs to an inmate. The second charge alleges that Everidge was found in possession of a quantity of Suboxone. Corey Hudon, 21, of Jefferson, was indicted on four counts of forgery. The charges allege that he issued a number of checks purported to be issued by a business. Dennis Potter, 53, of Groveton, was indicted one two counts of indecent exposure and lewdness and one count of sexual assault. The two indecency charges allege that he exposed himself and engaged in sexual contact with himself in front of a juvenile. The sexual assault charge alleges he engaged in sexual contact with a juvenile. Jack Rivard, 32, of Berlin, was indicted for conspiracy to deliver articles to prisoners. The charge alleges that he conspired with a Barrington woman to delivery a quantity of Suboxone to the Northern Correctional Facility while he was an inmate at the facility. Charles Sally, Jr., 25, of Berlin, was indicted for conspiracy to commit the crime of delivery of articles to prisoners. The charge alleges he conspired with another man to deliver contraband to the Northern Correctional Facility. Charles Sally, Sr., 45, of Malden, Mass., was indicted for conspiracy to commit the crime of delivery of articles to prisoners. The charge alleges that he conspired with an inmate at the Northern Correctional Facility to deliver contraband to the facility. Valerie Vaillancourt- Locke, 52, of Berlin, was indicted for theft by misapplication of property. The charge alleges that she obtained property from another person to a known legal obligation to make a specified payment to a third party, and failed to make that payment. All 19 people are set to be arraigned in Coos County Superior Court on April 1 at 9 a.m. I believe, but could be wrong; this same street is now called Providence Avenue. The land was donated to the Catholic Charities by Mr. Roland Brideau. The elevation of this land affords a view of mountains and hills on three sides and woods on the fourth. This beautiful nursing home is still in operation and doing an excellent job serving its elderly residents today (2011). Questions or comments email email@example.com. Also, join the many fans of “Once upon a Berlin Time” on Facebook and guess the mystery picture of the week.
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Sergeant Dan Morel, of the National Guard, stands with Heidi Holt’s third grade class Wednesday during his visit to Hillside Elemtary School. Holt’s class has sent Morel and other Berlin solider letters and care packages. (CRAIG LYONS PHOTO) GUARDSMAN from page one
Morel has returned home from Kuwait on leave before continuing his deployment for another five to six months. Morel said he’s already there for four months. This was Morel’s first deployment with the National Guard, though he enlisted five years ago. The class sent care packages to Morel and a couple of other men for Christmas and Valentines but also sent personal letters, said Holt. She added they enjoy hearing about what happening over in the Middle East as much as the soldiers enjoy reading about what’s happening back home.
STG Bruce Hamilton (Haley Holt’s dad) stands with Heidi Holt’s third grade class during a visit to Hillside Elementary. Recently, he surprised Haley and came in for a visit without her knowing he was coming! What a true blessing! Tears were flowing from Dad, Haley, the class assistances and me (Teacher Heidi Holt.)! (COURTESY PHOTO)
Morel isn’t the only serviceman the students correspond with, said Holt. She added they’ve also sent letters to Bruce Hamilton, whose daughter is in the class, and Carl Huot, another Berlin resident. Holt said the class got involved with sending the letters and packages because she had Morel’s son in her class two years ago and knows him and his family. She added her classroom aid is also a friend of the Morel family. As a teacher, Holt said she thought it would be good for the students to show support for the troops. Holt said it’s also a great experience for the kids
because they are finding out things that aren’t normally in the curriculum. “It’s a learning experience,” she said. Holt said she hopes the soldiers come to visit again and get home from their deployment safely. People think about the servicemen and woman a lot, said Holt. She added it’s important that as a community people to reach out and show them support. Meeting the students Wednesday was a chance to thank the students for the support. “It makes a huge impact on everyone over there,” said Morel.
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Cody Haas won the New England Silver Mittens tournament, held two weeks ago in Lowell, Mass., in the 132 division. Haas stands with trained Dick Kimber following his tournament win. During the fight, Kimber said Haas stopped his opponent in the second round and went on to win the bout. A donation from Carl Mercier and Remax helped send Haas to the tournament. Kimber said Haas got some help from Jacob Plourde, Steven Beattie and Casey Mothot during training and sparring. Kimber said a lot of people help make it possible for these kids to go to these tournaments including Jeff Malick; Kerry Halle; Shirley and Henry, from Bodyline Fitness, let them use the gym for strength and fitness training; and Mike and Paul, from the Red Fox, supply them with a boxing ring in Jackson; Roger Villeneuve’s Heating Oil; and Sanschagrin Logging sponsor them. In May, Haas and Plourde will fight in a kickboxing tournament in Vermont. Kimber said he’s looking for support to help with the various programs and if anyone is interested to call 723-2659. (COURTESTY PHOTO)
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mons for a tinted windows violation was issued; one child restraint violation was issued; one written warning for improper lane use was issued; and officers gave six verbal warnings for red light violations. Throughout the afternoon, Cyr said officers watched a lot of vehicles going through that stop light. Cyr said the detail came about because of complaints the department received about the unruly traffic going through intersection at the upper junction. Unlike other details conducted by police departments, which are normally grant funded, Cyr said this was initiated by the department in
response to complaints about the traffic at the intersection. During the detail, two officers set up at the lights while three others stopped vehicles further down along the three routes, said Cyr. He said the difference from someone receiving a summons versus a warning was based on the position of the vehicles, relative to the stop line, when the light was red. Since the department is running at full-staff, Cyr said it can now do more targeted enforcement and dedicate more attention to other issues in town. Looking forward to the summertime, Cyr said he sees the department doing more targeted traffic enforcement. “We’re going to do it more,” said Cyr.
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Berlin police log
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Thursday, March 17 12:50 p.m.- Police received a report of an assault between two men on Verdun Street. The incident is under investigation. 3:47 p.m.- A vehicle struck a parked car on Pleasant Street. 6:47 p.m.- A caller reported a family member destroyed the inside of their apartment. 8:13 p.m.- Pamela Howland, 48, of Columbia, was issued a traffic citation for speed. 8:44 p.m.- A woman reported a group of men in a car approached her and asked to give her a ride. She thought it was suspicious. 11:17 p.m.- Jason Hopps, 32, of Milan, was arrested for driving while intoxicated, aggravated driving while intoxicated, disobeying an officer, reckless operation and operating after suspension or revocation. He was released on $2,500 personal recognizance bail and given an April 26 court date. Friday, March 18 6:48 a.m.- A woman called the police to ask if there had just been an earthquake. 12:30 p.m.- Police received a report of stolen medication. The incident is under investigation. 2:43 p.m.- A two vehicle accident was reported on Glen Avenue. Both vehicles were towed from the scene and one of the drivers was taken to the hospital with possible injury.
3:25 p.m.- A caller reported a broken window at a neighbor’s house. 6:41 p.m.- Police received a report of a hit and run accident on First Avenue. 7:03 p.m.- The hospital reported a two-year old boy was bitten by a puppy. 9:06 p.m.- Samantha Labbe, 20, of Berlin, was arrested on an electronic bench warrant. She was released on $250 cash and $500 P.R. bail and given a May 10 court date. 9:08 p.m.- Dana Roy, 19, of Milan, was issued a summons for dog running at large. He was given a May 10 court date. Saturday, May 19 1:35 a.m.- Travis Ouellet, 18, of Berlin, was issued a summons for reckless operation. He was given a May 10 court date. 1:30 p.m.- Matthew Blais, 27, of Berlin, was issued citations for dog chasing people. He was given an April 26 court date. 3:00 p.m.- A two vehicle accident was reported on Main Street. 9:13 p.m.- Police received a report of a neighbor dispute where the parties were threatening each other. 9:37 p.m.- Michael Green, 47, of Berlin, was issued a summons for disorderly conduct. He was given a May 10 court date. 10:00 p.m.- Linda Greenlay, 40, of Berlin, was arrested for disorderly actions. She was released on $350 P.R.
bail and given a May 10 court date. Sunday, March 20 1:09 a.m.- Joel Howry, 22, of Berlin, was arrested for aggravated driving while intoxicated. He was released on $500 P.R. bail and given a May 10 court date. 1:29 a.m.- Christopher Doherty,
21, of Holbrook, Mass., was arrested for driving while intoxicated. He was released on $500 P.R. bail and given a May 10 court date. 11:00 a.m.- David Mulinski, 38, of Berlin, was arrested for simple assault. He was released on $500 P.R. bail and given a May 10 court date.
Gorham police log Thursday, March 10 3:20 p.m.- Robert Burnell, Jr., 44, of Gray, Maine, was issued a summons for operating after suspension. 7:33 p.m.- The Gorham Motor Inn reported a man left without paying for the room. Police located the man and told him to go back and pay for the room. The incident is under investigation. Friday, March 11 3:54 p.m.- Nicholas Ingerson, 28, of Lancaster, was issued a traffic summons for unlawful passing on the left. 8:48 p.m.- Robert Wilson, 45, of Amherst, was issued a traffic summons for speed. Saturday, March 12 11:42 a.m.- A Lowell, Mass., man asked police for extra patrols around his father’s residence. 8:34 p.m.- Kyle Haley, 24, of Rollinsford, was issued a traffic summons for non-inspection. Monday, March 14
2:33 p.m.- A man reported he noticed footprints around his house and leading up to one of the windows. The incident is under investigation. 4:27 p.m.- A woman reported that a man stole jewelry from a residence. The incident is under investigation. Tuesday, March 15 7:14 p.m.- A woman reported she was verbally attacked by someone and wanted the information on file. Wednesday, March 16 1:47 p.m.- Ryan Nadeau, 33, of Swanzey, Mass., was issued a traffic summons for speed. 4:18 p.m.- A woman reported some of her clothing was stolen from the laundromat. 5:48 p.m.- Richard Lutz, 26, of Gorham, was arrested for possession of controlled/ narcotic drugs, possession of drugs in motor vehicle and on a bench warrant. He was released on $1,000 personal recognizance bail and given an April 19 court date.
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MVS announces Orientation to be held for next year's ninth graders honor roll students
Reading Grade 1: Zeb Thomas, Bronsen Poulin, Abigail Farmer Grade 2: Owen Hawkins, Becca Pouliot, Sophie Wheeler Language Arts Grade 1: Scotland O’Brien, Anna Salek, Alexa Gagnon Grade 2: Sophie Wheeler, Zachary Kesheb Social Studies Grade 1: Brynna Raymond Grade 2: Tyler Rousseau Math Grade 1: Jillian Hallee, Thomas Binette, Emily Roy Grade 2: Tristan Robertson, Tyler Rousseau Science Grade 1: Cierra Lacasse Grade 2: Bianca Price Superior Honors: Grade 3: Natalie Williams Grade 6: Robyn Parker High Honors Grade 3: Jadyn Campbell, Spencer Drouin, Anna Roberge, Amira Robertson Grade 4: Nolan Bouchard, Brandon Weeks Grade 5: Kayden Dube Grade 6: Melyssa Donovan Honors Grade 3: Trevor Breault, Karly Cordwell, Bryn Dube, Jacob Gleason, Natalie Guitard, Jalen Lacasse, Hayley Norton, Paul Salek Grade 4: Adelina Cintron, Danielle Couture, Kristen Goyette, Dallis Lacasse, Emily Letellier, Alynna Leveille Grade 5: Autumn Johnson, Taylor Miller, Shaylin Moser, Kailey Price, Kali Thomas Grade 6: Rylie Binette, Julia Gray, Jacob Hieken, Samantha Levesque, Calvin Ruediger Music – Anna Salek, Scotland O’Brien, Jillian Hallee, Becca Pouliot, Zachary Kesheb, Paul Salek, Anna Roberge, Jared Johnson, Chandler White, Nolan Bouchard, Shaylin Moser, Cassidy Lang, Kayden Dube, Rylie Binette, Brandon Gleason, Robyn Parker, Calvin Ruediger, Melyssa Donovan, Jamin Tilton PE – Jillian Hallee, Scotland O’Brien, Anna Salek, Zachary Kesheb, Sophie Wheeler, Jadyn Campbell, Karly Cordwell, Jalen Lacasse, Nolan Bouchard, Kloey Cooney, Dallis Lacasse, Brandon Weeks, Chandler White, Tiarah Lacasse, Cassidy Lang, Shaylin Moser, Alyson Blanchette, Rylie Binette, Brandon Gleason, Brittany Letellier, Robyn Parker, Calvin Ruediger Citizenship – Bronsen Poulin, Tristan Robertson, Paul Salek, Emily Letellier, Tiarah Lacasse, Julia Gray Effort – Zackary Giroux, Bianca Price, Bryn Dube, Nolan Bouchard, Cassidy Lang, Samantha Levesque Most Improved – Cole Ruediger, Owen Hawkins, Hayley Norton, Alyson Blanchette, Abigael Vallee-Tanguay Neatness – Jillian Hallee, Becca Pouliot, Jadyn Campbell, Brandon Weeks, Shaylin Moser, Jamin Tilton.
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BERLIN --On Monday , March 28, at 6:30 p.m., the the Berlin High and Berlin Junior High schools will be sponsoring an orientation workshop for parents of next year’s ninth graders. Parents of present eighth graders at the Berlin Junior High School are invited to attend.
Parents will have a chance to meet the administration and guidance staff of the high school and be given an opportunity to ask questions after the presentation. The session will be held in the library of the high school.
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By Holiday Mathis SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You will crave the feeling of winning. A touch of competitiveness can add texture to a relationship, but too much of it will ruin the delicate balance that exists in all friendships. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). There will be a few invitations sent your way. Show up to them all if you can! There will be a benefit for you in every event. Plan to show up strong. A wardrobe update might be part of your preparation. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). You will argue your point and argue it well. You may or may not gain the agreement of the other person, but at least you’ll give him something to think about. And this isn’t over -- not yet. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). It has been illustrated in your life time and time again: No man is an island. You’ll need to work with others and give them what they need in order to attain what you need. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). In your efforts to eradicate a personal flaw, you may very well be making it worse. Focus instead on what you do well and what you enjoy -- that’s when the problem will diminish. TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (March 24). You will listen to your heart and follow its dictates. There’s never a dull moment in April, as your social life sparkles with excitement. Your clever resourcefulness will get you promoted (and perhaps even married) in June. Business deals strongly favor you in July and November. Sagittarius and Scorpio people are your adoring fans. Your lucky numbers are: 6, 2, 15, 35 and 42.
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ARIES (March 21-April 19). There’s someone you want to impress, but you really don’t have to. You are already attractive to this person -- not despite all imperfections, but because of them. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You’ll touch base with a handful of friends. Being a social butterfly requires you to flit from one location to the next, which is so much easier to do when the conversation is light and upbeat. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You have met some heavy emotional demands lately, and you may be feeling like you need a recharge. You already know the activities that will best facilitate your energy reboot, so go ahead with them. CANCER (June 22-July 22). It’s no surprise that you find yourself among those who love and need you. In your presence, they find a feeling of safety and acceptance. Refrain from trying to solve all their problems, though. Establish healthy boundaries. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You’ll broaden your horizons by branching out socially. Consider participating in games in order to get to know people, make new friends and enjoy the perks of being on a team. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You do not like to use pressure to get your way, and you find it distasteful that anyone else would do this to you or your loved ones. Avoid situations where you’re likely to be “hard sold.” LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You cannot possibly reach your goal without the cooperation of others. Do what it takes to restore the spirit of teamwork and camaraderie -- or create it where it never existed in the first place.
by Chad Carpenter
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ACROSS 1 Marine Corps, for short 5 Trenches around castles 10 Performs 14 Ark builder 15 Incite 16 Italy’s dollar before the euro 17 Facts & figures 18 Without companions 19 Astonish 20 Do surgery 22 Sled dog 24 Fellow 25 Hells Angels member 26 Smooth and glossy 29 __ Aviv, Israel 30 Can wrapper 34 Word of regret 35 Switch positions 36 Give to a cause 37 Purse 38 Handicraft maker
40 41 43 44 45 46
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Pistol Come forth Put on, as garb Late actor Foxx Less common Morning grass moisture Shoe bottoms Gives up __ and hers Dressmaker’s paper design Crazy Mixture Helped Havana’s land Drug addict Northeastern U.S. state Building wings Promising Winter toys Tavern drinks
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4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 21 23 25 26 27 28 29 31 32 33 35 36 38
Fees Like stew with plenty of beef Eye flirtatiously In the past Lymph tissue often removed from the throat Move furtively Contestant who does not win Metropolis Accurate Beach surface Black-and-white bird Honeydew, e.g. In addition to Cavalry sword Peruvian beast Enthusiastic Explosive letters Popular roll Piano piece Loans Crude mineral VP __ Quayle Concur
39 Mother pig 42 Priest’s home 44 Rashlike facial problem 46 In __; refusing to face facts 47 Moral vice 49 Amounts equal to 1/8 ounce
50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 60
Satan’s region Rain heavily Too Neckwear Fold __ and void Capable Be impudent Pass away
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––––––––––––––––– DAILY CALENDAR ––––––––––––––––– Thursday, March 24 Free Small Business Counseling: Stewart Gates, NH Small Business Development Center (NH SBDC) available to meet with entrepreneurs, by appointment only, for no cost business counseling, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Business Enterprise Development Corporation (BEDCO), 177 Main Street, Berlin, New Hampshire. Call 7523319 for appointment.
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MARCH 24, 2011 9:30
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ABC 5 WMUR Wipeout (N) Å
Grey’s Anatomy (N)
Private Practice (N)
NBC 6 WCSH Community Couples
The Office Parks
Doc Zone (N) Å
CBC 7 CBMT The Nature of Things
CBC 9 CKSH Enquête (SC)
3600 secondes d’ex
PBS 10 WCBB Maine
Doc Martin Å
Charlie Rose (N) Å
PBS 11 WENH Magic Moments: The Best of 50s Pop Å CBS 13 WGME College Basketball IND 16 WPME Without a Trace Å
Aretha Franklin Presents: Soul Rewind
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Saturday, March 26 North Country Sportsman’s Dinner: 5 p.m., Harvest Fellowship Hall, 210 Willow St., Berlin. Tickest $25Door prizes, grand prize. Saturday Story Time at GPL: Saturday story time, 10:30 a.m., Gorham Public Library. Snacks will be provided. Storytellers and snack providers always welcome, as well. FMI 466-2525. Free Community Meal Delicious dinner with all the trimmings for everyone in the community. Funded by the Tillotson Foundation to support community spirit and connections. Sittings at 5 and 6 pm at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church basement, Main Street Berlin just beyond the bowling alley. Pick up free tickets at Gill’s Florist, Morin’s Shoe Store, or the church. Take out meals available. Great for a family outing or a get together with friends. 752-3504 FMI.
The World Over (N)
Life on the Rock
In the Arena (N)
Piers Morgan Tonight
Anderson Cooper 360 (N) Å
Baseball Tonight Å
MLB Baseball Å
Celtics Old School
NHL Hockey: Canadiens at Bruins
King of Hill King of Hill Amer. Dad Amer. Dad Fam. Guy
Movie: “Billy Madison”
Suite/Deck Suite/Deck Suite/Deck Suite/Deck Phineas
Law & Order: SVU
Bones (In Stereo) Å
Movie: ›› “Failure to Launch” (2006) Å
CSI: NY Å
ACM Top New Artist
GAC Late Shift
Movie: ›› “Saw II”
“Texas Chainsaw Massacre - The Beginning”
Police Women: Chases Police Women
Modern Marvels Å
Swamp People Å
Ax Men Å
Modern Marvels Å
Man vs. Wild Å
Man vs. Wild (N) Å
Man vs. Wild “Belize”
Bear Feeding Frenzy
Blonde vs. Bear Å
Man, Food Man, Food Bizarre Foods
Naked Science (N)
TNA Wrestling (N) (In Stereo) Å
Sunday, March 27 Masters of the Celtic Fiddle: Legendary Canadian fiddler Richard Wood with Gordon Belcher will launches four part New England Tour at St. Kieran Arts Center, 155 Emery Street Berlin, 2 p.m. Tickets $12, available at the door. 752-1028 www.stkieranarts.org.
Jersey Shore Å
Jersey Shore Å
RJ Berger Jersey
Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live
The First 48 Å
Monday, March 28 WIC Clinic: Beginning at 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at CCFHS, 54 Willow St, Berlin. For appointment, contact 752-4678 or 1-888-266-7942.
NFL Live SportsNet Mike
Movie: ›› “Happy Gilmore” (1996, Comedy) Law & Order: SVU
Fairly Legal “Bridges”
Kenny Rogers: The First 50 Years
Blonde vs. Bear (N) Ultimate Factories Jersey Shore (N) Å
The Nanny The Nanny Fam. Guy
The 700 Club Å Wizards
Burn Notice Å
Man vs. Wild Å House
Bear Feeding Frenzy Barbecue Paradise Naked Science (N)
Movie (In Stereo)
South Park South Park South Park Daily Show Colbert
The First 48 (N) Å
Sex & City Sex & City Holly’s
Movie: ›› “For Love of the Game” (1999, Drama) Kevin Costner. Å
Movie: ›››› “Ninotchka” (1939) Greta Garbo.
110 Chicago Hope Å
Chicago Hope Å
Movie: ›› “Slow Dancing in the Big City”
110 Big Love Å
221 ››› Chéri
231 Movie: ››‡ “The Twilight Saga: New Moon”
Movie: ››‡ “Hannibal” (2001) (In Stereo) Å
248 Movie: ›››‡ “The Thing” (1982, Horror) Å
Movie: ›› “Predator 2” (1990)
Now arrange the circled letters to form the surprise answer, as suggested by the above cartoon.
(Answers tomorrow) Jumbles: HOIST TRUNK SAILOR HYBRID Answer: The pool player made so much money because he made — BANK SHOTS
Manhunter Manhunter Manhunters: Fugitive
Answer here: Yesterday’s
First Place Selling NY Selling NY House
Defending Women of How I Met How I Met
105 Movie: ›››› “On the Waterfront” (1954) Å
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Late Night Star Trek
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THAT SCRAMBLED WORD GAME
Unscramble these four Jumbles, one letter to each square, to form four ordinary words.
When Women Kill
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Real Sex Å Call Girl
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––––––––––––––– ONGOING CALENDAR –––––––––––––– Thursday 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 email@example.com 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 1-802-892-6684 or 723-0766. Gorham Public Library: Open M-F: 10am – 6pm; Saturdays: 10am – Noon. Children’s Story Time: Fridays, 1:30pm. The NH Downloadable Audio Book Program available to patrons, who are able to choose from a varied and extensive collection. FMI at 466-2525 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 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: Thursdays - 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturdays - 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. U-Turn Youth Group: invites all youth ages 12 to 17 to join us on Thursday nights from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.. Lots of fun, fellowship and just what you need to pick up your week. Call Steve at 752-5374 at Harvest Christian Fellowship, a Foursquare Church. 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 Thrusday 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 7521644. Dummer Library Hours: 3 to 7 p.m. (FMI 4490995, E-mail: email@example.com) 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: 567 Main Street. Berlin’s peer support center. Open Monday to Wednesday, noon to 5 p.m., Thursdays and Fridays, noon to 8 p.m. Offers a variety of support groups and activities to area’s mental health consumers. (FMI 752-8111) Friday AA Meeting: Discussion Meeting, 12 to 1 p.m., St. Barnabas Church, 2 High St., Berlin. Discussion Meeting,, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., AVH. Weekly “Luck of the Draw” Cribbage Tournament. Gorham American Legion, 6 Androscoggin St., Gorham, $5pp: registration 5:15 to 5:45; play starts 6 p.m. Call Legion for more info 466-2433. Bingo: St. Anne Hall, 5:30 p.m. Sponsored by Theatre North. Senior Meals: Guardian Angel School, noon. Suggested donations for 60 and over $3; under 60 $6. All are welcome. (FMI 752-2545) Men’s Breakfast Meeting, Congregational/UCC in Gorham on Main Street. Meeting held the second Friday of each month at 7 a.m.
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by Abigail Van Buren
SOCIAL NETWORKS PUT PRIVATE BEHAVIOR ON PUBLIC DISPLAY
DEAR ABBY: “Heartbroken Teacher in Oakland, Calif.” (Jan. 14) did absolutely nothing wrong! He wrote a letter of recommendation based on his knowledge and impression of one of his students. That was all he could and should have done. He wasn’t obligated to do a background check or any kind of research. That is for the future employer to do if he/she chooses. I also teach, and would have done exactly the same as he did. It is shocking and sad to discover that one’s impression of a student was partially incorrect. Keeping secrets about past wrongdoings is nothing new. But social networking sites make the evidence of such behavior more accessible. This is an issue for our society to address. -- HELEN IN LOMPOC, CALIF. DEAR HELEN: I agree. And only time will tell how it will be resolved. That letter, from a teacher shocked to learn a respected student had posted inappropriate stories about herself online, generated tons of responses from both here and abroad. Read on: DEAR ABBY: I am a 25-year-old education student. I don’t have a social networking site, nor do I have any desire to create one. I don’t understand the importance of posting pictures and personal information on the Internet for all to see. My father, a computer programmer, taught me that once something is posted on the Internet, it’s there forever, regardless of whether it is deleted or not. When I ask classmates why they use a social networking site, the most common answer is, “To stay in touch with family and friends.” The last time I checked, the telephone was used for that reason. -- KIM IN ORADELL, N.J. DEAR ABBY: I am tired of living in a world that revolves around social networking sites. As a 20-something, I have friends who don’t think twice about what they post. They’ll tell the world anything -- from drug use, sex stories, their latest vandalism to their disgusting underage drunken escapades. They also include semi-nude photos of themselves because
they think it’s cute. I truly am ... ASHAMED OF MY GENERATION, RED OAK, TEXAS DEAR ABBY: As teachers, we never completely see the character of our students. I interact with them outside of the classroom, but only at lunch and in student groups. No matter how friendly I become with my students, I am always their teacher, so I can never fully know who they are, and I never assume that I do. When I write a recommendation, I can only comment on the person I was able to observe as their teacher (or rarely, mentor). My recommendation letters often mention my boundaries of perception, and I never go beyond that. Teachers shouldn’t fear the repercussions of their comments if they honestly state what they observed. -- CHRISTENSEN IN DAEGU, SOUTH KOREA DEAR ABBY: Employers managed for centuries without being able to learn a person’s life story at the click of a button. There’s a reason it’s called “social networking.” If we wanted our employers there, we’d invite them. Anyone who snoops uninvited is invading our privacy. My employer pays me for the time I am at work. The rest of the time, I should be free to do as I please. -- CHRISTOPHER IN COLUMBUS, OHIO DEAR ABBY: Years ago, we had a different definition of “friend.” A friend was a flesh-and-blood person with whom one visited face-to-face, not some image on an electronic screen. Before I’m branded an old fogy, let me say I realize social networking sites have advantages and disadvantages. In my youth -- and occasionally even now -- when I get together with friends, discretion is sometimes thrown to the wind. But if I decide to put the proverbial lamp shade on my head, it’s in the company of a chosen few. Why do the youth of today pride themselves in exposing their indiscretions? Do they really need a record of all the times they acted like a jackass? -- RATIONAL IN JOHNSTOWN, PA.
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
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ACCOUNT CLERK The City of Berlin Health Department is accepting applications for the position of Account Clerk. This position will be responsible for medical billing, and coordinating, executing and providing proper record keeping of all Home Health and Health Clinic billing. This includes billing for Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance and private pay clients. Medicare billing experience is strongly preferred. The position may also provide general department clerical support. The starting rate of pay is $11.74/hour. A full array of benefits including health insurance comes with the position. The regular employment hours are currently 8:30a.m.-4:30p.m., Monday through Friday. For further information or to apply for the position, contact Angela Martin-Giroux, Welfare Officer, 752-2120. Letters of Interest and Resumes should be submitted to the City Manager’s Office, 168 Main Street, Berlin, NH 03570. The position will remain open until filled. The City of Berlin is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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HOUSING COORDINATOR TEMPORARY FULL TIME The City of Berlin is accepting applications for the position of Housing Coordinator. This position will be of a temporary full time nature reporting to the City Manager for an undetermined length of time. There will be no benefits associated with this position. The primary function of this position will be to continue to address the issue of surplus substandard or blighted housing within the City of Berlin. Doing this involves competing for local, state and federal funds, obtaining and dealing with hazardous substance remediation funds via grant writing, managing any funds received, writing and administering various types of contracts, work with other City departments concerning housing issues and assist the Finance Director with tax deeded properties and manage the sale or demolition of these properties as determined appropriate. Educational requirements include a college degree in fields such as engineering, project management or equivalent. Must possess and maintain a valid passenger motor vehicle operator license. Significant experience in project management and in writing plans, proposals and grants. The minimum requirements listed above may be satisfied by having any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Job description is available at the City Manager’s Office (603-752-7532), Berlin City Hall, 168 Main Street, Berlin, NH 03570, Monday thru Friday between the hours of 8:30 am and 4:30 pm or on the City website www.berlinnh.gov. Letters of interest and resumes must be received at the City Manager's Office by Thursday March 31st, 2011 The City of Berlin is an equal opportunity employer.
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BERLIN -- Nevaeh Marie DiBerto was born on February 18, 2011 to Christa Lozeau and Scott DiBerto, Jr. The 6 pound, 12.4 oz baby girl was born at 2:42 a.m. at Androscoggin Valley Hospital in Berlin. Maternal grand-parents are Linda Lozeau and David Kenison of Milan and Roger and Charolette Lozeau of Chocorua. Paternal grand-parents are Scott DiBerto, Sr., of Gilmanton and Laura Stebbins of Laconia.
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NASHUA — A decontamination area was set up at the Hillsborough County Superior Court on Wednesday when an envelope was found to contain a suspicious substance. Police said tests determined that the substance wasn’t dangerous, but they wouldn’t say whether it was a liquid or a powder. Nashua police and fire officials immediately isolated the people closest to the envelope, keeping them outside the building for hours. “We received a call of a suspicious substance here, in the courthouse,” said Nashua Fire Marshal Richard Wood. “We dispatched crews to investigate that call.” The envelope was opened in the clerk’s office. Investigators said the envelope was taken out of
the building and put near a trash bin, where hazardous materials crews took a close look at it. “Some of the items were put in a particular container to be tested at the state lab, where it currently is,” said police Lt. Michael Carignan. “The rest was kept in a sealed bag because we don’t know what that product is, but we were still able to maintain any evidence on the envelope.” Police kept the five people who were near the envelope when it was opened separate from others for some time until it could be determined that the substance wasn’t dangerous. Investigators said they are trying to determine who sent the envelope. “There’s potential criminal
threatening charges, depending on who it was addressed to or what the intent was of the person who sent it,” Carignan said. “There could be criminal charges, so we take it very seriously.” The emergency response came as two high-profile trials were under way on the second floor of the courthouse. But workers in the clerk’s office said the envelope had no obvious connection to the Christopher Gribble insanity trial or the Joshua Sprague murder trial. Those trials were delayed for a short time. Although the office was evacuated, the only people who took decontamination showers were rescue personnel. Everyone was allowed back in the building before noon. —Courtesy of WMUR
Jury hears recorded confession from Gribble
NASHUA — Jurors in the Christopher Gribble trial heard Gribble describe the death of a Mont Vernon woman in a taped confession with police made the day after the killing. Gribble has admitted killing Kimberly Cates and seriously injuring her 11-year-old daughter in a home invasion in Mont Vernon in October 2009, but he said he was insane at the time. The state began playing the seven-hour police interview Tuesday and continued Wednesday morning. In the portion of the recording played Tuesday, Gribble consistently denied that he had anything to do with the killing. State police Sgt. John Encarnacao led the interview, raising his voice at times and demanding answers from Gribble. “My God, what were you thinking as you were hacking away at her, hacking away at her, hearing her scream?” Encarnacao said. “Were you smiling?” Encarnacao told Gribble that the other suspects
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were telling police what happened, and it was time for Gribble to come clean. “You’re lying,” Encarnacao said. “The evidence is on the field right now. It’s stacking up against you.” For some time, Gribble still insisted he had nothing to do with the home invasion and killing. “Why don’t you go find the creeps that did this and stop bugging me?” Gribble said during the interview. Investigators told Gribble that even if he didn’t confess, eventually they would be able to pin the crime on him because the daughter, Jaimie Cates, was still alive. “When that little girl sits on the stand and tells her story about how she witnessed mom getting killed and then they attacked her, the twelve jurors are going to sit there and they won’t have to think about it,” Encarnacao said. Once police provided more details about the killing that they learned from other suspects, Gribble’s tone changed from denial to confessional. He began giving a point-by-point description of the events of that night. Gribble described stabbing Kimberly Cates in the chest and then stabbing Jaimie in the chest when she jumped off the bed she was sharing with her mother while her father was away on business. At one point in the confession, Gribble showed a sort of sympathy for Jaimie, saying things would be difficult for her because she lived. “I’m kind of surprised she lived,” he said. “I kind of wish she died because now she’ll have to live with all that trauma, and I wouldn’t want that for anyone.” The jury then heard tape of Gribble leading police officers into the woods were the weapons were buried. The state has one more witness to call, and then the defense will then be able to call witnesses back for rebuttal. The state has the same opportunity, and then closing arguments will be presented. Court officials said the jury could get the case by Friday. —Courtesy of WMUR
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GORHAM -- Nieces and nephews of Pierrette (Morency) Murphy, better known as “Aunt Murph,” surprised her with a 90th birthday party on March 5. The party was held at the T&C in Shelburne and attended by approximately 46 of her relatives and friends. A rendition of “Dusty Roads,” to the tune of “Country Roads,” was played and sung by her nephew, Gary Pouliot, depicting the many trips each and every niece and nephew made to her camp every summer. Her niece, Colette (Pouliot) Hayward, presented an anecdote of the years with Aunt Murph and how everyone had the same memories of their days with her. A nephew-in-law, Don Boucher, thanked everyone for helping to cel-
ebrate this momentous occasion and talked about the many traits prevalent in the Morency clan. Aunt Murph was presented with a bouquet of flowers, a beautiful cake, a scrapbook of family memories and an array of cards and money. there were many laughs and a great time were had by all. Aunt Murph was born on March 5, 1921 in Trois Pistole, Canada, to Alfred and Marie Morency. They moved to Berlin when she was a young child and she has lived in the Berlin/Gorham area all of her life. She was married to Arnold Murphy who passed away in 1977. She presently lives on her own in Birch Grove Apartments in Gorham.
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BERLIN -- Mr. John A. “Jack” Letarte, 63, of 132 Mt. Forist St., Berlin, NH, passed away on Monday March 21, 2011 at the Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, NH. He was born in Berlin, NH, on August 19, 1947, the son of Wilfred and Patricia (Marshall) Letarte and was a lifelong resident. He had been employed by Fraser Paper Company. Jack enjoyed camping at Littlefield Beach, traveling and being with his family. Members of the family include his wife, Linda (McKenna) Letarte of Berlin; one son, Jeffrey Letarte and wife Christine of Berlin; two daughters, Kim Franklin of Spring Hill, Fla., and Cindy Letarte of Berlin; six grandchildren, Jami Lee Cooney, Hollie Lanteigne, Brittany Johnson, John Hudon, Austin Letarte and Brayden Letarte; two great-grand-
sons, Justin Woods, Jr., and Jordan Woods; two brothers, Steven Letarte of Philadelphia, Penn., and James Letarte and wife Kristine of Coventry, RI; one sister, Jodie Pemberton of Berlin; several nieces and nephews, aunts uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by his parents and favorite mother-in-law, Claire McKenna. A memorial service will be held on Friday March 25, at 10 a.m. at the Bryant Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Ave., Berlin,. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday evening from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Donations in his memory may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 85 Aster Ave., Suite 2, Norwood, MA, 02062-5040. To sign the guestbook, please visit www.bryantfuneralhome.net.
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