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County to advertise county Prisoner loses religion suit administrator’s position Orthodox Jew says Delegation voted to require administrator live in house BY BARBARA TETREAULT THE BERLIN DAILY SUN

BERLIN – Coos County will begin accepting applications for county administrator this month as the county commission prepares for the planned retirement of current administrator Sue Collins. At its monthly meeting Wednesday, the commissioners voted to begin advertising the position next week, with applications due May 11. The full-time position will be adver-

tised statewide with a brief description of the duties of the position. The county administrator is the county’s chief executive officer and oversees a $32 million operation that includes two nursing homes and a county jail and house of corrections complex. The county administrator also serves as the administrator for the county’s 23 unincorporated places. The commission will review the applicasee COUNTY page 20

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By Maddie Hanna Monitor staff Seth Bader, the Stratham attorney convicted of murdering his ex-wife in 1996, has lost a federal lawsuit accusing the state of depriving him of the ability to practice his religion by transferring him to the prison in Berlin. Bader, an Orthodox Jew, attended Sabbath services twice a month, celebrated Jewish holidays and met regularly with a rabbi while at the state prison in Concord, where he served the first 12 years of his life sentence. In December 2010, corrections officials transferred Bader to the prison in Berlin, where Jewish services aren’t offered. Although the prison’s chaplain tried to find volunteers to lead services, he had little success: The prison had just one other practicing Jewish inmate, see PRISONER page 22

Two men dead, one hospitalized in Dalton shooting

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State Champs! These Special Olympians recently competed in a basketball tournament and were undefeated, 7-0. The Olympians qualified in the regional tournament in Salem with a 4-0 victory. On March 31, they travelled to Portsmouth and won the state title with a victory of 3-0. Bottom row, (l-r) Zach Couture, Co-Captain, Dan Pigeon. Back row: Coach Nick Miranda, Assistant Coach, Micahel Ruel, Player/Coach, Jim Bergeron, Co-Captain, Adam Pelkey, Cory Fecteau and Manager, Dorothy Borchers. Missing was Jason Guay. The gold medalist were treated to a pizza party at the Berlin Recreation Center. (RITA DUBE PHOTO)


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Ex-hostages press for damages from Iran

WASHINGTON (NY Times) — For more than three decades, David M. Roeder has watched as successive American presidents have struggled to engage Iran and, in his view, completely failed to hold it accountable. Now 72 and a retired Air Force colonel, Roeder was among the 52 Americans held hostage for 444 days after Iranian radicals seized the American Embassy in Tehran in 1979, an event that he believes established Iran’s ability to get away with bad behavior ever since. Roeder and other former hostages say that the Iranian government never paid for what was done to them. Their longstanding grievance in many ways frames the quandary that the Obama administration faces in balancing the impulse to punish Iran with the hope of normalizing relations. On Jan. 20, 1981, the hostages were freed under an agreement called the Algiers Accords that was negotiated by President Jimmy Carter but not implemented until the day he left office. The agreement allowed companies to recover billions of dollars in Iranian government funds that the United States had frozen after Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, an ally, was forced from power. But it barred the former hostages from seeking damages for their imprisonment.


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SANFORD, Fla. (NY Times) — George Zimmerman, a former neighborhood watch volunteer arrested on murder charges in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed 17-year-old, returned to protective custody at the John E. Polk Correctional Facility after his first court appearance on Thursday afternoon. Zimmerman, 28, who was charged by a special prosecutor on Wednesday evening with seconddegree murder, stood silently during the brief proceeding, dressed in a gray jumpsuit, next to a new lawyer, Mark M. O’Mara. Zimmerman said only “Yes, sir” to the judge’s questions about the charges and about his lawyer.

The judge said he found probable cause to move the case forward and set an arraignment date for May 29. O’Mara said in a brief interview on Wednesday night that his client would plead not guilty. Speaking to reporters after the hearing, O’Mara said he had decided to postpone his formal request for Zimmerman to be released on bail at this hearing out of concern it might “increase the fervor around the case” at a time when he is trying to “calm this case down.” He said he would request bail at another time for Zimmerman from the county trial judge who was appointed to handle the case. He said he needed to make sure that Zimmerman had a safe place to live.

Activists report no pullback of forces in Syria BEIRUT, Lebanon (NY Times) — After months of intensifying bloodshed, an uncertain cease-fire backed by the United Nations and brokered by the special envoy Kofi Annan went into effect in Syria early on Thursday with mutual accusations of scattered infractions by the antagonists but none of the by-now-familiar reports of shelling by government forces

and mayhem in major cities. “I am encouraged by reports that the situation in Syria is relatively quiet and that the cessation of hostilities appears to be holding,” Annan said in a statement from his Geneva office. “Syria is apparently experiencing a rare moment of calm on the ground.” Annan asked the Security Council to authorize the

deployment of United Nations monitors in Syria, assuming the cease-fire holds. Susan E. Rice, the American ambassador to the United Nations and the current president of the Security Council, said members would be meeting later to negotiate the terms. “It is our interest and shared aim to negotiate that text as swiftly as possible,” Rice said.

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WASHINGTON (NY Times) — With North Korea poised to launch a long-range missile despite a widespread international protest, the Obama administration is trying to play down the propaganda value for North Korea’s leaders and head off criticism of its abortive diplomatic opening to Pyongyang in late February. The White House is readying a blunt response to a launching by North Korea, which will include, as it has warned, the suspension of a food aid agreement announced just six weeks ago, a senior official said Wednesday. The United States also plans to rally worldwide condemnation of the launching, which Pyongyang insists is intended to put a satellite into orbit, but which Washington says would be a breach of North Korea’s obligations. The United States will not seek further sanctions in the United Nations Security Council, this official said, because North Korea is already heavily sanctioned and Washington needs to preserve its political capital with China and Russia to win their backing for future measures against Syria and Iran.

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N.H. man impresses ‘Ellen’ on dance floor

BURBANK, Calif. -- Dover man Kevin McEneaney was the “Dancer of the Day” on Thursday’s “Ellen” show after he was randomly picked to dance during the show’s warm-up. McEneaney said he was in California visiting his son when his son got them VIP third-row tickets to see the show. He said his wife is the big “Ellen” fan -- he’d never seen the show until the taping. But when he was picked to take the

dance floor, he knew what to do. Ellen Degeneres, the show’s host, was very impressed. “There was so much commitment, and so much energy,” she said of the dance. McEneaney had a quick question and answer session on the show with Degeneres, when he told her he was from New Hampshire. “I don’t know what they have in the water in New Hampshire,” she said. —Courtesy of WMUR

Woman accused in genocide released CONCORD — A judge is releasing a New Hampshire woman from prison as she awaits a second trial on whether she lied about her role in the 1994 Rwanda genocide to obtain citizenship. A federal jury deadlocked last month on whether 42-year-old Beatrice Munyenyezi commandeered a roadblock during the genocide and designated

Tutsis for rape and murder. She has been imprisoned since November 2010. Under the new conditions, she would be subject to electronic monitoring and confined to her home. Prosecutors said they will try her again in September and oppose her release. They said she now has even more reason to flee. —Courtesy of WMUR

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Become a Papertown Patron and give back to Berlin on Fri. May 4 To the editor: This is a letter for all the people who once lived Berlin, who grew up in Berlin and now live somewhere else. This a letter for people who are reading this in PDF form online because they want to know who won the broomball tournament and what is going on with the old JC Penney block. This is a letter for people who, no matter where they live now, still care about Berlin. Those of you who live in Berlin are constantly supporting local events, fundraisers and charities. These are all worthwhile but the community is relatively small and the demands are high. We are hosting a special event to reach people who grew up in Berlin but now live elsewhere to meet, connect, and support the Kiwanis Club of Berlin Scholarship fund. As you travel around the state, it is impossible not to meet someone who grew up in Berlin and most have fond memories especially of their friends and family from the area. This sense of a shared background and heritage connect us with ties that last a lifetime. Inspired by the “Berlin Santa” and the Craig and Linda Labnon Rydin scholarship, and other recent kind gestures by Berlin alums, we created the Berlin Natives Fundraiser. The goal of this event is for many people to join together, as a team, giving just a small amount, to make a big difference. The event, which seeks to

bring together Berlin Natives of all ages who now live outside of Berlin, will be held Friday May 4, at Fratello’s Restaurant in Manchester, NH. The event will feature a keynote address by Dennis “Red” Gendron, Berlin born and raised, assistant men’s hockey coach at Yale University entitled “Start with Why.” There will also be musical entertainment by Berlin’s own “LogJam.” The cost is $40 per person, which includes dinner. There will be a cash bar. If you cannot attend the event, donations are welcomed. Most importantly, the dinner will raise funds for the Kiwanis Scholarship enables area students to attend college, broaden their horizons and reach their personal goals. Past scholarship winners have gone on to earn PhDs in analytical chemistry, become physician’s assistants, teachers, financial advisers, and Black Hawk helicopter pilots. These students may or may not come back to Berlin. That is the point, we do not yet know what they will do and how they contribute and give back to Berlin, the state, country, or the world. This gives them an opportunity to let us find out. Let me end with my personal why. Growing up in Berlin, I was always encouraged to do my best and I also knew that I could become what I wanted to be on my own terms—starting a girls hockey team with friends, becoming an artist, writ see PATRON page 5

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By Ithaca Bound


What are the moments you remember? If I were to ask you about a moment - or two, or three, or more moments – in your life that you remember, that you cannot ever forget, that are so indelibly etched in your memory that all the winds and waters of time will never be able to wear away, what would immediately come to mind? This past Monday, April 9, was my 77th birthday. I spent much of the day reflecting on such moments in my life. To my great surprise and delight, there were many such moments to remember, far more than had been expected. (Try it for yourself. You, too, may be very surprised and delighted.) I will by-pass the obvious ones: the night I first asked my future wife out for a date, our marriage, the birth of our two sons. I wrote about the incident with our older son by the lake in West Brookfield, Massachusetts, in last week’s column. For this column of moments to remember, I turn to an idea suggested by a favorite author. He wrote: “If your life were made into a movie, and that movie had an appropriate sound track, and I bought a CD of that music, what kind of music would it be? What mood would it leave me in when I played it? What would I recognize? Could I dance to it?” A most interesting challenge, don’t you think? Well, I’ll give it a try. My CD would begin with a young boy’s soprano voice singing into a microphone in a radio studio in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His elementary school music teacher had somehow managed to have his class perform a program of music over one of the radio stations there, and he had been selected to be the soloist on a song called “Little Mohee.” It was around the same period of time that the boy soloist became “Al Jolson, Jr.” The film biography of Jolson’s life had just been released, and the young boy had been deeply influenced by the famed entertainer’s style. He had gone the whole nine yards, buying black wig, blackface makeup, and white gloves, and trying to make his still changing voice sound as much like Jolson’s as possible. It was during this time that he received one of the best pieces of advice that he would ever receive. His church put on an old-fashioned minstrel show as a fund-raiser, and, of course, “Al Jolson, Jr.” made an appearance, singing “Rock-a-bye Your Baby.” At the end of one of the performances, someone from the audience came up to that boy – me – and said,

“You know, Dick, you do a terrific Jolson, but I kept wanting to hear Dick Conway sing.” I stopped being “Jolson,Jr.” soon after, and concentrated on being me.

Shortly after high school, I would be given a confirming piece of advice by my voice teacher, McClurg Miller. The MGM production of “Showboat” had recently been released. One of the show’s highlights was the singing of “Old Man River,” by baritone William Warfield. I had been deeply affected by the song and Warfield’s singing of it. When he came to Pittsburgh to do a solo recital, my teacher encouraged me to go to hear him. Warfield’s concert was one of the defining moments of my life. His rich voice filled the auditorium with such glorious sound that I knew immediately that this was what great singing was all about. This was vocal artistry at its best. I remember going back to Mr. Miller and saying to him, “I want to learn to sing like William Warfield.” “No, he replied gently, “you don’t want to sing like Bill Warfield. You want to sing like Dick Conway. But you do want to sing with the artistry of a Bill Warfield.” “Old Man River” would be on that CD. An aria from Felix Mendelssohn’s highly dramatic oratorio “Elijah” would be on that CD also. My senior year in college, I was chosen to sing the role of the title character in our college choir’s performance of Mendelssohn’s masterful musical interpretation of that challenging moment of confrontation with the followers of Baal for the famed prophet of the Old Testament. An aria from J. S. Bach’s solo cantata “Ich habe genug (It is enough)” also would be on that CD. The cantata was the centerpiece of my senior recital. Its second aria, “Schlummert ein (Slumber on),” is one of the most beautiful melodies ever written by the hand of man. I have had the opportunity to sing it many times since. I could think of no more appropriate piece of music to be played at my death than that gentle expression of blessed rest and peace. I am running out of space for this week’s article, and there is yet more music to put on my CD. You’ll just have to read next Friday’s column to find out what else made the final cut. (Ithaca Bound is the pen name of Dick Conway. His e-mail address is:

By Thomas Friedman The New York Times

I’m Not Mitt Romney

Last week Politico reported that, ever since announcing his re-election bid, President Obama’s campaign has been struggling to find a slogan to sum up his reason for running. He’s cycled through “Winning the Future,” “We Can’t Wait,” “An America Built to Last,” “A Fair Shot.” Bruce Newman, Bill Clinton’s message adviser,

was quoted as saying of Obama: “He’s all over the place.” So far, the most accurate slogan for Obama’s campaign would have to be: “I’m not Mitt Romney.” And when you consider that Romney — a former liberal Republican governor — has spent the whole campaign see ROMNEY page 5

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disavowing his past, for the first time in history both candidates could legitimately run on the same slogan: “I’m not Mitt Romney.” And that’s our problem. Romney has embraced the Republican budget drawn up by Representative Paul Ryan that proposes to shrink our longterm structural deficit in a way that not only would make the rich richer and the poor poorer but would deprive the country of the very discretionary spending required to do what we need most: nation-building at home. Sure, Ryan makes deep spending cuts to balance the budget in the long term. If I cut off both my thumbs, I’d also lose weight. But I’d also have a hard time getting another job. What do we need from a presidential candidate today? We need a credible plan to do three specific things: cut, tax and invest. As the economy improves, we need to cut spending, including all entitlement programs, to fix our longterm structural deficit. We also need to raise revenue through tax reform so we don’t just shred our safety nets and so we still have resources, not only for defense, but to invest in all the things that have made us great as a country: education, infrastructure, quality government institutions and governmentfunded research. Finally, the plan has to win bipartisan support, so the candidate advocating it not only wins the election but has a mandate to implement his plan afterward. The Ryan-Romney budget fails that test. As Maya MacGuineas, the president of the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, notes: It does not “protect the truly disadvantaged,” and it doesn’t put tax increases for the wealthy “on the table,” so it has zero chance of bipartisan support. Obama has proposed his own 10-year budget. It is much better than Ryan’s at balancing our near-term need to revitalize the pillars of American success, by cutting, taxing and investing. But it does not credibly address the country’s long-term fiscal imbalances, which require cuts in Medicare and Social Security. Said the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget: “The president’s budget [is] a step in the right direction on deficit reduction, but not nearly sufficient. The president’s budget would stabilize the debt as a share of the economy through the second half of the decade, but would do so at too high PATRON from page 4

ing a book—I have always felt supported in my endeavors. Yes, this support started with my family but it extended to teachers, friends, parents of friends, and even local businesses that sponsored sports teams, proms and homecoming parades. Now that I am an adult, I see what a unique and valuable experience growing up in Berlin was. I want to give back what small amount I can so that I can let other students know, their hard work hasn’t gone unnoticed and

of a level and without the necessary entitlement reforms to bring down the debt over the long-run. ... It is highly disappointing that the president didn’t go further in his proposals and offer a plan that is large enough to deal with the nation’s fiscal challenges in the medium and long term.” Or as Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner testified to Congress: “Even if Congress were to enact this budget, we would still be left with — in the outer decades as millions of Americans retire — what are still unsustainable commitments in Medicare and Medicaid.” So the president, too, lacks a longterm plan to cut, spend and invest at the scale we need in a way to win enough bipartisan support to make it implementable. This gets to my core difference with the president’s strategy. I believed he should have accepted his own Simpson-Bowles deficit commission because it offered a plan to cut and tax that was at the scale of the problem and enjoyed at least some G.O.P. support, had the overwhelming backing of independents and even Nancy Pelosi, the minority leader, now says she felt “fully ready to vote for that.” If Obama had embraced the longterm deficit commission, he would have had a chance of combining it with some near-term stimulus — investments in infrastructure — that would have helped the economy and grow jobs. Without pairing it with SimpsonBowles, Obama had no chance of getting more stimulus. Obama says his plan incorporates the best of Simpson-Bowles. Not only is that not true, but it misses the politics. Republicans will never vote for an “Obama plan.” But had Obama embraced the bipartisan “SimpsonBowles,” and added his own stimulus, he would have split the G.O.P., attracted gobs of independents and been able to honestly look the country in the eye and say he had a plan to fix what needs fixing. He would have angered the Tea Party and his left wing, which would have shown him as a strong leader ready to make hard choices — and isolated Romney-Ryan on the fringe. Instead, Obama is running on a suboptimal plan — when we absolutely must have optimal — and the slogan “I’m not Mitt Romney.” If he’s lucky, he might win by a whisker. If Obama went big, and dared to lead, he’d win for sure, and so would the country, because he’d have a mandate to do what needs doing. that they can achieve their dream of going to college. If you live in Berlin and your son, daughter, brother, sister has moved elsewhere please share this event and information with them. Become a Papertown Patron and give back to Berlin. For more information about the event contact Rachelle Beaudoin at or visit Rachelle Beaudoin Peterborough, NH

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Bertin Concrete and Construction

Bertin Concrete and Construction has been in business for 38 years. They started their business in 1974 and have done commercial work as well as residential buildings. Bertin Concrete and Construction can handle any phase of home construction, excavating, foundations, walls, slabs, new home construction, additions, garages as well as repairs. They have actually poured foundations under existing houses. In the years of business they have done specialty work such as stamped concrete, a walkway or patio with a cobblestone look. They have also

poured concrete driveways. Some of the commercial businesses they have done work for are: Isaacson Structural Steel, Berlin City Ford, Wildcat and the Post Office in Colebrook. Their motto is to perform the highest quality construction at today’s best prices. To be responsive to customer needs and provide the best solutions in a timely manner. Bertin Concrete and Construction is owned by Bob Bertin of 110 Jasper Street, Berlin, their phone number is 603-752-3605 or 603723-7204.


Spring is on the way and we all think about Home Improvement when the sun shines! Come in and check out the many items we have to make your home improvement project the most UNIQUE project EVER!

We have furniture, tools, garden items, house hold items and home decorations! You will be surprised with every trip to the MARKET PLACE AT 101 and remember, new items arriving daily!

White Mountain Lumber White Mountain Lumber is the Home for Craftsman Tools. White Mountain Lumber and Ace Hardware are proud to bring the number one tool line in the country to Berlin. Craftsman’s full line of hand and power tools are now available in single pieces and full sets at your local ACE Hardware store. In addition, you can find the Die Hard

brand of battery chargers, jumper cables and booster packs along with air tools. White Mountain Lumber has take this time to expand other departments within the store to help home improvement professionals and homeowners complete their projects more efficiently. Stop in a visit them at 30 East Milan Road, or call 603752-1000.

Classic Coverings Spring is here…time to renew with Classic Coverings. Spring is the only season that brings the feeling of freshness that can be invigorating and therapeutic. With this in mind, now take a fresh look at what you can do inside your home to equal that excitement. I work closely with my customers to pick the right colors and/or wall coverings. Besides

providing traditional and custom painting techniques, I also do wallpaper removal and installation. References are available from residential, commercial and municipal clients. Thank you for your consideration and enjoy the season. Claudette Paulin Eames Classic Coverings (603) 723-9592 or

Gorham House Florist

Let the sunshine.....Let the Sunshine in!!! at Gorham House Florist. Spruce up that favorite floral centerpiece or wall hanging. Add a plant, live or artificial. Bring down that old milk jug, vase, wooden box...we’ll custom design it for you. Country floral and berry garlands and wreaths. Designs for all styles and tastes. I make house calls...

for custom design work. A new line of flowers and containers arriving daily. A full service flower shop and wayyyyyyyy more! If you haven’t been to Gorham House Florist in the last 10 minutes... You haven’t been to Gorham House Florist! You can find us at 10 Exchange Street Gorham, NH Call 466--5588 or stop in for a touch of spring sunshine.

Gosselin’s Hot Tub/Spas Hot Tubs - Spas - Pool Supplies Chemicals - Saunas - Whirlpool Baths - Pools. The Gosselin’s have 27 years of experience in the pool and spa industry. Roland and Ann have managed their BioGuard Authorized Dealer Pool & Spa Care Center for 27 years. Gosselin’s Hot Tubs/Spas/Pools’ staff can perform free, on the spot computerized water analysis for customers,

and the store provides a complete line of pool and spa maintenance and specialty products. Gosselin’s also carries a line of Bean Pod and Bridgewater soy candles, gourmet salsas and BBQ sauce and also Big Green egg BBQ grill and smoker. The latest addition to Gosselin’s is Annalee Collectible dolls. Gosselin’s Hot Tubs/Spas 122 Wight Street, Berlin, 603-752-4209.


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North Country Lock & Key

North Country Lock & Key offers locksmith services to homeowners and businesses throughout Coos county. Is your home or business ADA compliant with lever handles on all doors? Would you like to have only one key for your

home or business? Is your master key system outdated? Would you like to have a video surveillance system that you can monitor remotely on your computer, iphone or ipad? Contact us today for a free quote.

Lorette’s Craft Shop This year is my 40th year in business and a big thank you to all my customers. If you need sharpening we do knives, scissors, lawnmower blades, circular saws and much more. I have flowers, yarns, lace ribbons,

beads, wire clock movements, metal and plastic rings, plastic canvas, magnets, straw hats, styrofoam balls and sheets. My hours are Wed., Thurs., Friday 10-4. If you can’t come at these times call 752-2293.

Roger Villeneuve Heating Oil Roger Villeneuve Heating Oil opened his business on May 1, 2007 and has been servicing since 1984. He delivers quality products and service quickly and courteously. Villeneuve specializes in heating oil delivery, furnace repairs, installation, tank installation and spill

clean-ups. They have the lowest cash prices and his service technicians are available 24/7. Roger Villeneuve Heating Oil is located on 10 Unity Street in Berlin. HIs hours are Monday through Fridays, 8-4 p.m. Roger would like to thank all his present and future customers.

Ed’s Artworks & E&S Rental

Ed’s Artworks is located in E&S Rental at 29 Bridge St, in Berlin. Ed’s Artworks offers some very unique gift ideas as he now offers personalization on almost anything. Bring in a wine bottle and have it engraved with names and dates to commemorate any occasion. How about having a wedding announcements (or any invitation or announcement) engraved in glass to frame and mount on the wall. The shop also stocks personalizable covered 9x12 baking pans in your choice of blue, green or red. Also available is custom design engraving on gunstocks which can turn your hunting rifle or shotgun into a one of a kind heirloom. Add a design to jewelry boxes, cabinet doors, and even dresser drawers.

Your kitchen cabinets can be turned into show pieces by adding custom stained glass panel inserts, or perhaps a special stained glass window panel. E&S is still your headquarters for servicing most brands of snowblowers, lawnmowers and space heaters, servicing the Berlin area for over 35 years! Trained in servicing Toro, Briggs and Stratton, Tecumseh, MTD, and Desa (Reddy) Heaters, Ed Solar, owner and head mechanic, is recognized by Briggs and Stratton as a Master Service Technician. This title recognizes technicians nationwide who have shown excellence in diagnostics and repairs. The shop is currently open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Daniels Landscaping, LLC

For all your landscaping and light excavation needs.

Spring Clean-up Specials and Estimates Bobcat Sweeping – Parking lots or driveways, etc. Light Trucking Needs – Loam, Mulch, Stone, Gravel, etc. Professional Building or Repairing of lawns. We are from excavation to finish. Also Rolled-out turf specialists. Plus – Timber walls, Allen Block Walls, Fencing, Ledge Pack Driveways, etc. and Light Tree & Brush Removal

Call Kevin C. Daniels 466-5709 or Cell: 723-3838 • Fully Insured

Mountain Dove Cleaning Company

Residential and commercial; Mike Fodor, 752-8180. Hello to all! We are once again getting back into to the residential side of cleaning industry. We are offering the following; Carpet cleaning/ upholstery cleaning/carpeted stair-cases and scatter rug cleaning and deodorization! We are also offering hard floor

care and cleaning! Our hard floor care and cleaning includes the following: stripping and waxing/ machine washing and waxing of kitchen linoleum floors (wax or no-way floors and VCT Tile floors) along with tile and grouted floor care. Call our office today for an appointment 752-8180.

Tech Pros Onsite Computer Sales and Service Established in 2009, We Offer Onsite Computer Repair; Networking; Instock Computer Accessories-Wireless Routers, Mice, Video Cards, Etc.; Upgrades; Professional WebSite Development (Professional Sites at Amateur Prices!); Secure Wireless Setup; Consulting Before and After Buying of a New Computer or Laptop; Virus Removal & Prevention; Richard Mattos (Owner) Formerly employed

by Microsoft and over 18 years of experience. We are a fully licensed and certified computer chop located in Berlin, NH, providing onsite service to all of New Hampshire and parts of Maine. Member of the Androscoggin chamber of commerce. Don’t go with Amateurs Go with the Pros! 7230918.


White Mountain Lumber has always been a place you can find some of the best craftsmen in the Androscoggin Valley. People that work with wood know where to shop. Now Ace Hardware and White Mountain Lumber are proud to bring CRAFTSMAN tools to Berlin. The Number One tool line in the country is now available in our store. From socket wrenches to screwdrivers, Allen wrenches to pliers, combination wrenches to torque wrenches, all with Craftsman’s

Lifetime Warranty. We have single items to full sets, and don’t forget all the air tools and power tools you’ll ever need along with tool boxes to put everything into. Die Hard brand jumper cable, battery charges and booster packs all under one roof and conveniently located. So the next time you find yourself in need of a new tool or accessory, stop by White Mountain Lumber for the Number One tool line in the Country. CRAFTSMAN

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Daniel’s Landscaping

Daniels Landscaping has been in the landscaping business for the last six years. Kevin Daniels is a native of Gorham and has always loved the outdoors and wanted to pursue a career in it. Daniels specializes in commercial as well as residential properties. Right now they are into spring clean up and offering special pricing. They can come to your property and rake the lawns, pull the weeds, trim your trees and even sweep your driveways and take all the debris away. They are now scheduling parking lot sweeping with their Bobcat sweeper. For all your landscaping and light excavation needs call Daniels Landscaping for a free estimate at 466-5709 or 723-3838. They are fully insured.

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Andover Masonry From an elaborate stone fireplace and chimney for a custom built vacation home to a few loose bricks on the front steps, Andover Masonry, Inc. prides itself on providing customers with prompt, efficient service and quality work. The father/son team of Adam and Lance Stickney are pleased to

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All aspects of masonry including chimneys, brick and stone veneer, walkways, interior and exterior fireplaces and hearths all done with a bent towards creativity.Call 466-2595 or 7235866. I’ve been a mason my entire working adult

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We now sell 100% All Natural Soy Candles only $14.99 each, or include it in any arrangement starting at $35.00 each, that’s right you can have an arrangement on top of your candle! Stop by and check out what we have to offer…. New Items Arriving Daily

up for a challenge! We not only do repairs, we also teach about the Mac OS and can do so in your home. Call us at 603-752-9838 or visit our website www. Mention the Daily Sun and get a free estimate ($20 value) on any iPod, iPhone or iPad.

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ing in sizes small, medium, large and x-large, 1X, 2X, 3X lots to see and beautiful colors. Plus D.M.C. floss and new stamped cross stitch kits, jewelry. also, don’t forget our art dept. and framing, plus more. Our hours are Tues, Weds, Thurs, Fri, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Hope to see you soon!

iPod Fix It

Repairing your electronic gadget is a lot cheaper than buying new. We specialize in Apple products from iPods, iPhones, and iPads, to Apple laptops and desktops. That’s not all we do, we also repair PSP, PS3, Wii and the XBOX. eReaders like Nook and Kindle too. If it’s not listed just ask as I’m always

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life. In other words, I’ve been around the block a time or two. It hasn’t been all peaches and cream, but I’ve been fortunate to be part of some very interesting, creative work, much of it here in our isolated, sheltered valley. It may have been hard work, but it was done with pride.

David L. Mountain

David L. Mountains, 156 Main Street in downtown Berlin, has made lots of changes in the past couple of years. So, with Spring here, don’t forget your Yankee Candles and Reeds and plug-ins in all wonderful scents. Remember we are the largest distributor north of the notch. Also, we’ve added woman’s cloth-

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expand their services into Northern New Hampshire. The duo descends from a long line of craftsmen dating back to the 1800s, Adam being the sixth generation of masons in the family. Call 207-392-2100 or e-mail address is

Does your computer need a spring cleaning and tuneup? Genesys Computer Services offers Business and Residential computer repairs, upgrades, virus/malware removal, wireless network installation, remote services, training, and more. Local owner/operator Elvis Houle

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has been providing trustworthy computer and networking services to northern New Hampshire for the past 15 years Call 603-752-8159 or e-mail

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Aubuchon Hardware At Berlin’s Aubuchon Hardware saving you money and helping to save our environment is always on our mind. As spring arrives, we have energy saving CFL bulbs and fixtures on sale and water saving pet and kid safe lawn care products also. We fea-

ture Benjamin Moore’s Green Promise Paints, Clura and Ben, low odor quick drying and safe for your family and our environment. Our April sale features all these and many more. Don’t forget the added values of your Home Team values! It’s good to be green!

Gateway Gallery Mats come in a wide range of colors, styles and surfaces. While most applications are fine with paper surfaces. There are times when something more dramatic is desired - a fine oriental painting amy call for a silk mat, a sailing image may want a mat that resembles a piece of sail. Mats come in wider ranges of color in paper of course, but silks, linens, denims, suede, hides and grass cloths all offer interesting alternatives. You should expect to pay more for these specialty materials. Mats can also be added in multiples giving more dimension and visual interest to your art. Remember these are added

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to enhance your special pieces not to overpower it, if you see the framing first - simplify! Frames should pleasingly set off your art or treasured memories. While your decor may dictate a particular style never let it dominate the piece you wish to display, you want the item(s) to be the center of interest after all it is the art itself or the memories that you wish to preserve. The maxim “when in doubt do without” clearly works when framing. It is important to keep in mind the environment the art will live in - is it going into a bathroom - steam, into a kitchen - cooking oils, is there a smoker in the house, let your framer know.

TM Handyman Services, L.L.C. Spring is here! It is time to look around the house at those projects that need to be done now that the temperatures have gone up and the snow is gone! My life’s work is to help people. I have worn many hats over the years. I bring the patience, attention to detail, and professionalism associated with different industries to this business. I specialize in Custom

Carpentry. I have experience in all types of remodeling, from drywall to decking. I can take down a wall or build one! I have spent many years assisting others remodeling houses. I seek the lowest cost to every issue in your home. There is no job that is too small! Call me at (603) 723-3079 to make an appointment.

North Country Flea Market & Gun Shop The North Country Flea Market & Gun Shop is located besides SEars. We are open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday thru Sunday. Our Flea Market is stocked with quality merchandise both new and slightly used. We carry household items, collectibles, games, game players, DVD movies, music CD’s, signs and glassware. WE even have a few 8 tracks and cassette tapes, our vendors carry a wide variety of merchandise. They are continually adding new items on daily basis. You never know what you may find in our store as we are always adding new items. All at

tremendous saving to our customers. Our Gun Shop is located inside the flea market and carries a wide variety of rifles, shotguns and handguns. We also can order that special handgun or rifle that you have always wanted. We also carry pepper sprays, gun cases, ammo, scopes and other self defense items all priced to move. We would like to thank all our customers who have helped to make all our store a success and look forward to meeting new ones in the future. Give us a call anytime at 603-4661140 for more info.

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Calico Cottage Jump into Spring at Calico Cottage, bright and fun colors everywhere, berry garlands, whimsical wood signs, solar flowers, bean pod sou candles, there’s something for everyone. Coming soon made in NH Great Bay potter, also carry-

ing shower curtains with matching window treatments to brighten any bathroom. Visit our grand opening, Sat. May 5th 11-5:30 there will be in store specials, door prizes and refreshments, gifts for all, call 4446555.

Kelley’s Auto Parts Kelley’s Auto Parts is the only locally owned auto parts store in the area. We pride ourselves on customer service. Included in our complete line of automotive and industrial products are NAPA’s small engine and marine

lines. Warm weather is around the corner it is time to get the lawnmowers, tillers, weedwackers and all the inboards and outboards ready. In June we will again feature our Tool & Equipment Sale.

Gill’s Flower and Candy Shop Gill’s Flower and Candy Shop has been your local florist for the past 112 years, but we are not just flowers anymore. We offer “Phenomenal” Fudge from Vermont. Once you taste this fudge we guarantee that you will LOVE it. And don’t forget we still offer candies. Did you know that burning 100% natural soy candles in your home can increase the quality of air in your home? We have several fragrances to choose from, stop by and smell some of these great scents. And if you are looking for something

to spruce up your home for spring and summer, be sure to check out our Silk selections, “Silk Flowers….Forever in Bloom”. We now also carry beautiful framed photography, compliments of Crane Photography out of Lancaster, NH, or frames pressed flowers. If you haven’t been in lately be sure to stop by and see all the great lines we now offer, with more arriving daily (including a bath and body line and a stoneware line, arriving in time for Mother’s Day). GILL’S FLOWER AND CANDY SHOP…..WE’RE NOT JUST FLOWERS ANYMORE!

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10 Home-Maintenance Tips for Spring By Dwight Barnett, Scripps Howard News Service After a long, dark winter, spring’s bright sun and warm winds are, well, a breath of fresh air. The only downside? All that sunshine spotlights your leaffilled gutters, cracked sidewalks and the dead plants in last year’s flower beds. Dwight Barnett, a certified master inspector with the American Society of Home Inspectors, shared this checklist to help you target the areas that need maintenance so you can get your chores done quickly, leaving you time to go outside and play in the sunshine. Check for loose or leaky gutters. Improper drainage can lead to water in the basement or crawl space. Make sure downspouts drain away from the foundation and are clear and free of debris. Low areas in the yard or next to the foundation should be filled with compacted soil. Spring rains can cause yard flooding, which can lead to foundation flooding and damage. Also, when water pools in these low areas in summer, it creates a breeding ground for insects. Use a screwdriver to probe the wood trim around windows, doors, railings and decks. Make repairs now before the spring rains do more damage to the exposed wood. From the ground, examine roof shingles to see if any were lost or damaged during winter. If your home has an older roof covering, you may want to start a budget for replacement. The summer sun can really damage roof shingles. Shingles that are cracked, buckled or loose or are missing granules need to

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be replaced. Flashing around plumbing vents, skylights and chimneys need to be checked and repaired by a qualified roofer. Examine the exterior of the chimney for signs of damage. Have the flue cleaned and inspected by a certified chimney sweep. Inspect concrete slabs for signs of cracks or movement. All exterior slabs except pool decks should drain away from the home’s foundation. Fill cracks with a concrete crack filler or silicone caulk. When weather permits, powerwash and then seal the concrete. Remove firewood stored near the home. Firewood should be stored at least 18 inches off the ground at least 2 feet from the structure. Check outside hose faucets for freeze damage. Turn the water on and place your thumb or finger over the opening. If you can stop the flow of water, it is likely the pipe inside the home is damaged and will need to be replaced. While you’re at it, check the garden hose for dry rot. Have a qualified heating and cooling contractor clean and service the outside unit of the air conditioning system. Clean coils operate more efficiently, and an annual service call will keep the system working at peak performance levels. Change interior filters on a regular basis. Check your gas- and battery-powered lawn equipment to make sure it is ready for summer use. Clean equipment and sharp cutting blades will make yardwork easier.


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Best Home Improvement Projects for Spring: Cheap, Fun and They’ll Make Your Home Look Beautiful Spring is a great time to think about home improvement projects. Not only do people want to make their home look better for a ‘new year’ but, also, in times of economic downturn, some home improvement projects can uplift your spirits without killing your bank account. There are many home improvement projects you can do for spring, but these five home improvement projects are some of the best they’re fun, they’re cheap and they’ll make your home look great! Paint Your Walls - One of the easiest home improvement projects for spring is to put a new coat of paint on your walls. You can paint just one room or your whole house. It’s amazing what a new coat of paint can do to make your home look really pretty. I just spent New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day painting my apartment. I only have 4 rooms, so it took me just the two days but my apartment now looks gorgeous. From a new dramatic color (deep red, bright green anyone?) to a simple ivory or light gray, painting your home’s interior walls will really give your home a boost. All you need is a couple of paint brushes, a paint roller and a paint tray, some masking tape and paint (a gallon of paint will do one coat on an average size room). The total cost for me was $22, but I live in Thailand. The average cost in the US for all the supplies will run around $25 for a gallon of inexpensive paint, plus another $20 for paint brushes/ rollers etc. I like Sherwin-Williams interior paints as they’re great quality and are easy to clean with a damp cloth. Home Depot has tons of paints

though, and the Home Depot website has great information on which paints are the best. Clean Out Your Closets - A free home improvement project for spring is to clean out all your closets. Go closet by closet and sort through all your things. Make three piles, ‘Keeping’, ‘Giving Away’ and ‘Throwing Away’ and put each item in one of these piles. Then, put all your ‘Keeping’ things back in your cupboards and closets, but this time stack them neatly. If you don’t mind spending a little bit of money, you can buy storage containers for as little as $4 that will make your closets and cupboards look even neater. Over the New Year, I organized all my closets. I can now find everything because it’s all in its’ place and, with only 6 storage containers that cost me less than $15, my closets and cupboards now look lovely. The Container Store has great products for storage at very reasonable prices. Trim and Clean Out Flowerbeds - I’m always amazed at how many people let their flowerbeds go wild. Spring is a perfect time to clean out flower beds as the debris of winter can be pulled out of them and thrown away. You can also trim back all your plants in preparation for the new growing season and then plant some new bedding plants so that, by summer, your garden will be full of brightly colored flowers. Bedding plants for an average garden size run around $20-$30, depending on type and how many you buy, but just a few can really spruce up your garden. Replace Light Switch Plates - One

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thing I noticed with my apartment was, over time, the covers or plates on my light switches were looking grubby. Some of them also had paint on from previous home improvement projects. So, this New Year, I decided to replace all the light switch plates with new ones. You can buy light switch plates for as cheap as $2 for the plain plastic ones or as expensive as $30 and up for designer switch plates with beautiful pictures or for hand painted ceramic ones. I bought some of the plain cheap ones and a few hand painted ceramic ones and, boy, does my apartment look nice! New Backsplash in Your Kitchen - A really fun spring home improve-

Tankless water heater repair and installation for your home We all know hot water is very much a necessity. Most of us have water heaters at home and do not give it a second thought, we just assume we will have hot water on a daily basis until…you are standing in the shower and the water goes cold because someone in the other part of the house decides to turn on the water, trying to get the dishes done after dinner and no hot water or we get ready for that therapeutic evening bubble bath so we can unwind or that morning shower to get us going and there is no hot water. If this sounds familiar it may be time to

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ment project can be to add a bright backsplash to your kitchen. All you need are some ceramic tiles, a tube of grout, some tile adhesive, a tape measure, a notched trowel and a tile cutter. Also don’t forget the rubber gloves, unless you want your hands to be full of grout. For instructions on how to lay grout and tiles, you can’t get better than Lowe’s website. Lowe’s has some excellent how-to home improvement articles that tell you step-by-step how to do many home improvement projects. These five home improvement projects for spring can make any home look brighter, prettier and can even help you sell your home if that’s one of your projects this year.

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a home owner that simply wants to save money and enjoy effective water heating consider switching to different system. It may be time for to try using a tankless water heater. With electric bills soaring and people becoming more eco- friendly there are many people now considering having a tankless water system. Do you

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Gorham legion to hold meeting GORHAM -- American Legion Auxiliary Unit 82 Gorham, will be holding their monthly meeting April 16,at the Gorham Town Hall, 6 p.m. Nominations are open for the 2012-2013 calendar year of officers, immediately following nominations will be election of officers. All positions are open for nominations, any interested person should attend the meeting to express their intentions. The American Legion Auxiliary is a non profit organization, serving the community, promoting Americanism, patriotism, helping and aiding veterans and active duty personnel. All members are welcome. SHOOTING from page one

Police Colonel Robert Quinn, Dalton Police Chief Mario Audit, and Whitefield Police Chief William Colborn said all three men, whose identities have not yet been released, had apparent gunshot wounds. The identities of the men were withheld last night pending notification of family members. Police said autopsies for the two deceased men will be scheduled. Ainsworth made headlines in January 2010, when he was married to Joseph Besk, an inmate at the Northern NH Correctional Facility in a prison ceremony. At the time Besk was serving a 10-20 year sentence on felonious sexual assault charges. The two men met in prison while Ainsworth was also serving a 10-year sentence, the last five of which was spent in the same cell as Besk. The marriage was believed to be the first same sex marriage in the NH Correctional System. It is unclear whether Ainsworth or Besk were involved in the Thursday afternoon incident. According to the NH sex offender online registry, both men resided at the Whitefield Road address. Police said the investigation is still ongoing but there is no reason to believe the public is in danger.

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By Holiday Mathis SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Your best is all you can do, and that’s a good thing. You’re learning that “your best” is getting better and better and actually doing quite a lot. The difference you make will be readily apparent. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). A friend is going through something difficult. You may not want to bring up what happened, but it would be a disservice to all involved if you didn’t. So speak up, and be available to what happens next. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). You’ll ride a harmonious wave with your loved ones. You’ll be quick to forgive, and so will they. This tone of mutual care and respect will make life easier for all. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You can’t always be around your favorite people, which makes the times when you are around them more meaningful. Someone you enjoy immensely will become available to you. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You’ll feel like the biggest fish in the pond. You may wonder whether it’s time to jump into a lake and take your chances. That time is coming three weeks from now. TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (April 13). Your creative powers will be as strong as your more analytical assets, which is the right combination for making excellent decisions. You’ll have the good kind of stress in May, the kind that makes you want to work harder and get things done. In June, love graces your life in ways that make you want to take pictures and tell the world. Taurus and Cancer people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 2, 3, 9, 30 and 17.

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ARIES (March 21-April 19). Today, you are like the glittering jewels of Messier 9. Your energy is vibrant and exciting, even though it is also ancient wisdom that stretches back through the ages. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). It’s hard to relate to perfection. Trying to hook onto it, one easily could slip down its glossy finish. So don’t worry about it. Your quirks, flaws and mistakes will make you interesting. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Be careful of whom you let speak for you or work on your behalf. As well meaning as a person may be, no one is you. No one else knows the words inscribed on the walls of your heart. CANCER (June 22-July 22). As much as you’d like to see a special event come together, you’ll also realize that sometimes the expense and trouble outweigh the glamour and excitement. You’ll make a decision regarding this today. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Balance, beauty and harmony aren’t just for painters and dancers. Apply these principles to anything you do today, and you’ll raise the endeavor to the status of “art form.” VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). The trains, planes and automobiles speed by you, towing your imagination along. Where are they going, and who is on board for the ride? Soon a full-blown case of wanderlust will set in. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). People will be quite attentive to your needs now. You appreciate this and could even spend an hour writing out thankyou notes, making gracious calls or simply holding a space of gratitude in your heart.

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––––––––––––––––– DAILY CALENDAR ––––––––––––––––– Friday, April 13 Men’s Breakfast Group: Topic: “The Genesis of Addiction.” Presenter: Mario Brodeur-Fassa, director, Northern Human Services Community Services Center. Meeting at the Gorham Congregational/ UCC Church, Main Street, Gorham. Breakfast is at 7 a.m.., presentation at 7:30 a.m. A free will offering will be taken at breakfast for the Ecumenical Food Pantry. All men welcome. FMI: 466-3496. Sunday, April 15 Rotary Bowling Tournament: 12 noon, Berlin Bowling Center. Mised Scotch Pot Doubles event. Fee $15 per person. Italian meal, great prizes. Berlin-Royal River Philharmonic Jazz Band: brings the best of New Orleans Dixieland Jazz to St. Kieran Arts Center on Sunday, 2 p.m. Admission $12 adults/$6 students or by St. Kieran Arts Season Tickets. 752-1028. Monday, April 16 Ladies of St. Anne Card Party, St. Anne lower hall, School St., Berlin. Tuesday, April 17 Pre-Diabetes Management Workshop: 6 - 7:30 p.m., AVH lecture room. No referral needed. Free. RSVP 326-5603 by April 12. Wednesday, April 18 Berlin Board of Water Commissioners: meeting 12 noon, 55 Willow St., Berlin. Pub.]lic welcome. Handicap accessible.


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Thursday, April 19 The Status of Women and Girls in New Hampshire: 5 to 7 p.m., Family Resource Center, 123 Main Street, Gorham, NH. Free! Bring a friend for hors d’oeuvres, beverages, and conversation. Please stop by on April 19, or RSVP to let us know you are coming, mjones@ 603.226.3355


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––––––––––––––– ONGOING CALENDAR –––––––––––––– Friday FreeCommunity Dinner and Common Grounds Cafe: every Friday nigh, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Riverside Assembly of God, Main Street in Gorham. Dinner, coffee, juice and snacks are provided. Everyone welcome and everything is free. In-Home Toenail Care: City of Berlin Home Health, located at city hall for over 70 years, offering toenail care in the home. Trimming and filing. Call for appointment 752-1272. Fee $18. Holiday Center Activities: 27 Green Square, Berlin. Breakfast served 8:-10 a.m.; cards 1-3:30 p.m. FMI 752-1413. Cholesterol Clinic: Monday through Friday, Berlin Health Dept., city hall. By appointment only, Call 752-1272. All area residents welcome. Fee $15. AA Meeting: Discussion Meeting, St. Barnabas Church, 2 High St., Berlin. Discussion Meeting, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. 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) 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: 10am6pm, Saturdays: 10am-Noon. Story Time is 1:30 p.m. every Friday View On-line Catalog at https:// FMI call 466-2525 or email Men’s Breakfast Meeting, Congregational/UCC in Gorham on Main Street. Meeting held the second Friday of each month at 7 a.m. Artisan Gift Shop: 961 Main St., Berlin. Open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Foot Care Clinics: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Friday at the Androscoggin Valley Hospital Home Health and Hospice Department. For an appointment, call 326-5870. Serenity Steps Peer Support Center: 567 Main St. Berlin, Providing peer support services to local area residents challenged by emotional or mental difficulties. Open Monday through Wednesday 11-4; Thursday and Friday 11-7 p.m. FMI 7528111. Salvation Army: Music Arts — drama/singing company/sacred dance/timbrels (for all ages), 3 to 4:30 p.m. Dinner — 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Jr. Soldiers/ Jr. Soldiers Prep/Corps Cadets — 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Youth Horizons: (ages 13 and up), 7 to 9 p.m., 15 Cole St., Berlin. (FMI 752-1644) Coos County Adult Learner Services: Offers free, confidential, one-to-one instruction in basic reading, writing, math, English for speakers of other languages and preparation for high school equivalency exam (GED). Available Monday through Friday at 166 Main St., Berlin. To schedule an appointment, call 752-1927 or 1-800-268-5437. 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. Also accepting artifacts. Saturday Narcotics Anonymous: 10:30 a.m., Tea Birds Cafe, second floor conference room. NC Big Book Step Study: AA meeting, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Tea Birds Restaurant conference room, 151 Main St., Berlin. Shelburne Library Schedule: Thursday - 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturdays - 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Dummer Library Story Hour: First Saturday of the month at 11 a.m. (FMI 449-0995; E-mail: dpl@ Salvation Army Bible Study: 10 a.m., 15 Cole St., Berlin.

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by Abigail Van Buren


DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have been married for 16 years and have two teenagers. “Mom” died two years ago, and my husband is an only child. How can we tell my widowed father-in-law that we need a weekend to ourselves? “Pop,” who’s 87, lives an hour away and drives to see us every weekend, staying until Monday afternoon. We don’t doubt that he’s lonely, although he does play bridge twice a week and has dinner with friends occasionally. We love him dearly and would never want to hurt his feelings, but we long for a weekend for “just us.” How do we ask Pop not to visit? We believe he’s still in mourning over the loss of his wife of 60 years. We don’t want to add to his heartache. -- TORN IN TEXAS DEAR TORN: You do need to talk to your father-in-law and set some boundaries. Accomplish it by setting a predetermined visitation schedule that allows you time alone with your husband and nuclear family without him being present. A way to get that message across would be to say: “Pop, we love you, but we need some time to ourselves, so let’s schedule your visits for twice a month. YOU pick the weekends.” DEAR ABBY: The neighbor above my apartment has a snoring problem. My bedroom is directly below his. Around 10 every night he starts snoring to the point that it sounds like an elephant lives above me. I have to sleep with my TV on and sometimes the radio. Please tell me what to do. Should I confront this neighbor? Should I complain to management? Or should I just live with it? -- FED UP IN NEW JERSEY

DEAR FED UP: Write your neighbor a letter and explain to him there is a problem. He may not know that he snores. If he’s snoring steadily, but stops for 20 or 30 seconds before starting again, it could indicate that he has a serious medical condition that should be discussed with his doctor. If the apartment above you has poor insulation, a carpet under his bed could muffle some of the sound. Playing a tape of “white noise” could block it out more restfully than your television or radio. Or, because adequate sleep is so important, you could ask a real estate attorney about the possibility of breaking your lease and leaving without penalty. DEAR ABBY: I am a 23-year-old woman who will graduate from college soon. I am looking to undergo a post-college makeover. I want to find some clothes that will work in the professional world, but also mix for more casual environments. Taking a recent college grad’s budget for this into account, what signature pieces should a young female have in her wardrobe? And what tips do you have for building a great collection over time? -- YOUNG, BROKE, BUT FABULOUS DEAR Y.B.F.: Start with two suits -- one with a jacket and matching skirt, the other with jacket and slacks. Make both suits interchangeable and in a neutral color -- black, navy or beige -- whatever looks best on you. Add a couple of blouses and sweater sets, several pairs of shoes and a good handbag. Make sure to look for “classic” styles rather than trendy, and you will have the basis for a business wardrobe and the beginning of a great collection.

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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For Rent

For Rent

BERLIN: 1 bedroom, 3rd. floor, heat, h/w, off street parking, storage shed, recently renovated, $500 security and first month, 603-486-2028.

NICE 2nd floor 3 bedroom apartment- well maintained, only $600/month, includes heat and hot water, available May 1st- call (603)887-0508.

BERLIN: 2 bdrm house on Cushing St. Heat included, 1st & sec required. $750/mo 617-771-5778.

SECOND floor, 2 bedroom, heat, hot water, $575/mo. garage, available, no pets or smoking, available 5/1, 603-326-3026.

BERLIN: 2 bedroom house on Wight Street, large yard, garage, full basement. Stove and fridge, w/d hookup, $700/mo. plus all utilities, no smoking. Call 723-7015. BERLIN: 2 bedroom, 610 3rd. Ave. 2nd. floor, hardwood floors, $600/mo. heat, h/w included, w/garage, 781-953-7970. BERLIN: 2 bedroom, heat, h/w, off street parking, garage, lg. storage shed, $600/mo. security and first month, 603-486-2018. BERLIN: 3 bedroom house, Jas per St, $900/mo heat included. Large yard. No smokers/ dogs. Call (603)723-7015. BERLIN: 3 bedroom, 1st. floor, includes, heat, laundry room, off street, parking, recently renovated, 2 porches, $750, security and 1st month, 603-486-2028. BERLIN: Completely renovated 3 bedroom apartment. Call H&R Block, great landlord (603)752-2372. BERLIN: Large 2 bedroom, 2 porches, storage, shed, 2 garages, oil heat, no utilities $500/mo, first month, security 603-486-2018.

CEDAR POND on water camp for rent, day, week, month, no pets, Milan NH 449-2079. GORHAM 2 bedroom, 1st floor, 391 Main St., parking, security (603)723-4888. GORHAM house- 2 bedroom, Palmer St, $800/mo no utilities included. No smokers/ dogs. (603)723-7015. GORHAM - New 2 Bed, 2 bath Town House, all appliances including w/d, heat and water. No smoking/ pets 723-8854.

Adoption ADOPT: Lots of love & blessings to share! Let us be the answer to your prayers for your baby. Let’s talk. Wendy & Tim 1-800-409-5224. Expenses paid.

Animals DACHSHUNDS puppies. Heath & temperament guaranteed. Parents on premise $375-$450 (603)539-1603.

Low Cost Spay/ Neuter Cats & dogs Rozzie May Animal Alliance 603-447-1373 POMERANIAN 2 males, 1 female. Males $400, female $450. Vet checked, health cert. (603)915-1872. SALE! Puppies small mixed breed. See website for more details: (207)539-1520.

Autos Paying Cash for your unwanted or junk vehicle. Best local prices! ROY'S TOWING 603-348-3403 BUYING JUNK CARS and trucks. Paying in cash. Honest pricing. No gimmicks. Kelley’s Towing (603)723-9216. BUYING junk cars, trucks & big trucks ME & NH. Call for price. Martin Towing. (603)305-4504.

Business Opportunities Need Extra Money? Start an Avon Business for $10. Call Debbie at 603-491-5359. Or go to and enter reference code: dblaisedell.


For Rent

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

$95 Weekly, 3 rooms, furnished/ utilities. Free groceries! Rides. Private locked room, $65, 348-5317, "24/7".

Autos 2000 Chevy Blazer, 4wd 2 dr, 5 spd, 62k miles, $3800. (603)986-3352. 2003 Dodge Grand Caravan, 125k miles, no rust, best offer, 752-7369.

(2) apts. Heat, h/w included, off-street parking, 2 bdrm, 3rd floor $550 + dep. 3 bdrm, 2nd floor $700 + dep. Pets ok with paid deposit. (603)348-1607. 2+ bedroom, nice neighborhood, close to downtown, 1st floor, w/d and utilities included. No pets/ smoking. $750/mo. (603)723-6990.

For Rent

For Rent

2/3 bedrooms apts. 1st., 2nd. 3rd. floors, heat, h/w, w/d hook-ups, storage, must see. Call Jim 387-4066, 752-5034.

BERLIN 1st floor apt. 3 bdrms + laundry room, large yard, nice neighborhood, $675/mo plus lease & security. Heat included. (207)571-4001.

ALL New 3 bedroom home nice yard & deck needs to be seenvery nice- $1,200 per month plus utilities- would also consider responsible roommatesplease call (603)887-0508 or email for appointments.

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. BERLIN 1 & 2 bedroom apts. Newly renovated, w/d hook-ups, heat, h/w (603)752-2607, (603)723-4161. BERLIN 2 bedroom dining room, heat & hot water, 1st floor $650/month. No pets (603)752-1224.

BERLIN 1st floor spacious 2 bd apt. 1 car garage full basement hardwood floors. $750/mo. Heat included. 1st month & security deposit required. (603)915-1746. BERLIN 1st floor, 2 bedroom, heat, hot water included, storage, w/d hook-ups $650/mo. plus security, no pets (603)348-5186 email for info and pics BERLIN 3rd floor, 4 room, 2 bdrm, heated. Call 978-609-4010. BERLIN renovated 2 bd apt., laundry room, w/d hookup, parking, no pets $600/mo. (603)867-3398.

GORHAM: 13 Exchange St, (white bldg w/ black trim) 2 BR, second floor, heat, h/w, fridge & stove, w/d hookup w/ shed, no pets. Sec. dep. Call: 466-3378 (8am-4pm, M-F or leave a message). GORHAM: 2 bedroom, Cascade Flats, 2nd floor, off street parking, $625/mo. heat, hot water stove, fridge included. No smokers/ dogs. Call 723-7015. GORHAM: 2 bedrooms, heat, h/w, off street parking, newly renovated, no pets, 723-6310. GROVETON- West Street 2 bedroom w/ garage, porch, heated, h/w, includes stove, refrigerator, washer/ dryer hook-up. No dogs, security/ references required. (603)636-1588. HOUSE for rent: 2 bedroom house, single car garage in Berlin. Appliances furnished. Lawnmower and snow blower available. No pets, no smoking. Rent $700/mo. $700 security deposit. Tenant pays water, sewer, heat and utilities. References required. Call 466-9999 or 723-4166.

For Sale AMAZING! Beautiful pillowtop matress sets, twin $169, full or queen $249, king $399. See AD under “Furniture”. BAZOOKA Navigator 26" double suspension folding bike, silver with gel seat, retails for $600, used 3 times, asking $400, 723-4032. CAST Iron radiators, hot water type, pair good treads new bleeders, both 2' high, one 27" long, 21"long asking $175/pair, 636-2944. NEW Holland tractor TC18 Rops, 4 wheel drive, 7106 loader, rear blade, 582 hours, rear hyd. outlet, 3 pt hitch $12,000. 752-6005, 340-3607. TIRES: 4 Cooper all season 205/65R15 4 Dunlop Radial Rover 215/75R15 all with excellent tread. Make offer, 752-5267. TRACE Elliot GP7SM 250 7 Band Series Bass Head $299/obogreat condition, works perfectly. Call Rob @ 603-520-4447. TWO Custom 428 P235/75/R15, $35/each; two Michelen 1XT 235/85R16, $50/each; two Firestone wilderness LE P265/70R16, $50/each, 752-3566.

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

Free T&B Appliance Removal. Appliances & AC’s removed free of charge if outside. Please call (603)986-5506.

Heavy Equipment BLAIS EQUIPMENT is buying daily; Cat, Komatsu, etc. Call for monthly specials. This month; 130G Cat grader $38,000. Nice machine, has wing. Rentals available. Call (603)765-8217.

Help Wanted $11.25/HOUR, work dayshift, have fun, earn good money and commissions as a B@B telemarketer after 6 week training/ evaluation. Call 326-3327. CDL driver wanted, must be able to pass background qualification. Call after 2pm (603)781-0399. JUNE 9th thru June 17th. Distribute materials to motorcycle riders on the summit of Mt. Washington. Email:

BERLIN units available: 1st. floor, 2 bedroom, $650/mo. heat included, w/d hook-up; 2nd. floor, 1 bedroom, $475/mo. heat included; 3rd. floor, 2 bedroom, w/d hookup. $575/mo. includes heat. All include stove, fridge, no smokers/ dogs, call 723-7015.

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.

BERLIN- House for Rent, 3 Bedroom, 1-1/2 Bath, Garage. $775 Month, No utilities, 752-9838.

Second floor, corner office, two rooms with shared bathroom. $350.

BERLIN: 1 bdrm apt, York St. Heat, h/w included, 1st & sec required. $525/mo 617-771-5778.

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

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Help Wanted



J’s Corner Restaurant Now Hiring

AFFORDABLE computer services, PC repair, recovery, restore rebuildingt, software and hardware installation, I do it all. Quick and cheap, 603-348-2430.


Seasonal & year-round, full & part-time; Experienced Line Cooks, Waitstaff, Host(ess)/ Barback, Dishwasher. Must be reliable, clean & hard working. Available nights & weekends. Please apply in person. Absolutely no phone calls.

PART time Receptionist, office help, 15 hours per week. Duties include billing/ accounts receivable. Quickbooks experience preferred. Pro rated paid holidays, vacations. Apply in person at Smith & Town Printers, 42 Main St. Berlin.

Home Improvements FORTIER HOME REPAIR Old & New- One call, We do it All! (603)752-1224.

Motorcycles 2000 Harley Davidson Ultra Classic, metallic green and black, new factory re-build Harley Davidson motor, looks and runs great, many extras, $7800 call Paul in Berlin at 603-752-5519, 603-915-0792 leave message.


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


Highest quality craftsmanship. Fully Insured. Lowest prices guaranteed. FMI (603)730-2521. HYPNOSIS for habit change, stress, regression. Michael Hathaway, DCH, certified hypnotherapist. Madison (603)367-8851.


WET BASEMENTS, cracked or buckling walls, crawl space problems, backed by 40 years experience. Guaranteed 603-356-4759

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

and trucks. Paying in cash. Highest prices! No gimmicks. Kelley’s Towing (603)723-9216.

LOCKSMITH. North Country Lock & Key, certified Locksmith. Ron Mulaire, Berlin, NH (603)915-1162.

Northern Dreamscapes Lot sweeping, spring clean ups, full service lawn care and construction service. Equipped and insured. (603)723-6990. ZIMMER Lawn Care, mowing, weed whacking, light landscaping, free estimates, 723-1252.

ANTICIPATED OPENING FOR 2012-2013 PARAPROFESSIONAL VACANCY Edward Fenn Elementary School Kindergarten- 6 hours per day GRS Cooperative School District has a new paraprofessional position opening for the upcoming school year (2012-2013). We are seeking an energetic, organized, team oriented, flexible paraprofessional to provide one-to-one support of students at Edward Fenn Elementary School. Applicants must be patient, able to follow instructions and follow through with consistent and positive interactions. Applicants with college credits and experience working in the school setting preferred. Please submit a letter of interest to: Paul Bousquet, Superintendent of Schools SAU # 20, 123 Main Street, Gorham, NH 03581 (603)466-3632 SAU # 20 is an Equal Opportunity Employer

BUYING junk cars/ trucks, heavy farm mach., scrap iron. Call 636-1667 days, 636-1304 evenings.

Wanted BOOKS wanted; Early AMC Guides; Journals, NH, White Mountains, nonfiction, others. Immediate cash paid. (603)348-7766.

COMPUTER MAINTENANCE: Virus removal, performance upgrades, security software, wireless installations, data recovery, backups. Luc 603-723-7777.

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

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

BISSON’S Family Lawn Care: No jobs too small, mowing, rakeing, etc. Free estimates. Dennis (603)723-3393.


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

Wanted To Buy

GOLF Cart in good condition, reasonably priced, call 723-4967.

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

VINTAGE Clothing pre 1970 & accessories hats jewelry lingerie etc. Potato Barn Antiques Northumberland 603-636-2611.

Yard Sale GIANT sale Saturday April 14th. 8:30am-1:30pm. Berlin Recreation Gym, First Avenue (603)752-2010. GOING out of Biz Sale. Everything 50¢ and up. Everything must go ASAP. Clothes, dishes, tools, contrctor, equipment, bldg materials. Everything must go. 106 Pleasant St. Everyday til gone. MOVING Sale: Kitchen set, bedroom set, couch, appliances, woman's golf clubs, best offer, 603-752-3084.

Yard Sale Special

15 words or less for 3 days


BUYING JUNK CARS Cash for your unwanted or junk vehicle. Best local prices! Roy's towing 603-348-3403. COPPER/ Brass/ Batteries. Call 603-326-4414 Leave message. Pick up avail.

Seasonal Employment on the White Mountain National Forest Seasonal positions working out of our Bartlett, NH Facility for Equipment Operators and/or Laborers. Equipment Operator must be able to operate a dump truck, backhoe, front end loader, have a valid state driver’s and DOT CDL Class “A” license. Laborer must have a valid state driver’s license.

For application information please visit: Application deadline April 14, 2012

White Mountain National Forest EOE

The Northern New Hampshire Area Health Education Center/ North Country Health Consortium, a dynamic, innovative non-profit organization has the following position available:

AHEC Education Coordinator:

Seeking an individual to be responsible for planning and implementing a variety of programs and services to meet the continuing education needs of health professionals in northern New Hampshire. The candidate should be a highly motivated individual with strong organizational, interpersonal, and computer skills and have knowledge of or experience with community health care systems and professions. A bachelor’s degree and experience in educational programming preferred. Credentialed health professional a plus. This is a full-time, grant funded position. Please send resume and cover letter to: Nancy Frank, Executive Director North Country Health Consortium Northern New Hampshire Area Health Education Center 262 Cottage Street, Suite 230 Littleton, NH 03561 Application Deadline: April 30, 2012

Pharmacy Program Coordinator

Coos County Family Health Services is seeking a permanent Pharmacy Program Coordinator. This full-time, 40 hour per week position includes supervision of support staff. Essential duties include improving access to affordable pharmaceuticals for at-risk patients by utilizing the 340b program, assistance drug programs and samples. Successful candidate will also be responsible for maintaining relationships with outside pharmaceutical drug company representatives and local pharmacies. Bachelors degree, two years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Ability to travel, a reliable vehicle, a valid driver’s license and adequate auto insurance are required. Must have strong organizational and computer skills. Medical terminology a plus. Please submit cover letter & resume by April 20, 2012 to: Human Resources Department Coos County Family Health Services 54 Willow Street, Berlin NH 03570 An Equal Opportunity Employer

Appalachian Mountain Club now hiring SPRING and SUMMER positions: Camp Dodge Volunteer Trails Center, Gorham Head Cook, and Trail Crew Leaders Various locations around NE Roving Trail Crew Backcountry Shelters, White Mtns Caretakers, Group Outreach Coordinator Pinkham Notch Visitor Center, Gorham Sous Chef - Visitor Services Reps - Shuttle Driver Lodge Crew - Custodian/Housekeeper - Retail Assistant Based in White Mtns A Mountain Classroom Instructors, Spring Teen Wilderness Adventure Instructor, Summer Highland Center, Bretton Woods Lodge Crew - Adventure Guide - Custodian/Housekeeper Three Mile Island Camp, Meredith, NH Assistant Manager, Baker, and Crew Cardigan Lodge, Alexandria, NH Naturalist Guide, and Crew See complete position descriptions and apply online at then choose “seasonal opportunities”

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TANKLESS from page 12


We Deliver!

DINE-IN OR TAKE-OUT • CATERING We will be closed Mon., April 16th & Wed., April 18th

– Specials –

4 Hillside Ave. Berlin 752-2711 Open Mon-Thurs 11am-8pm Friday 11am-9pm • Saturday 11am-8pm Sunday 7:30am-8pm • Closed Tuesdays

For quicker service, call ahead & pick up at our drive-thru window


• Italian Sandwich on a Bulkie Roll with fries................$6.25 • Southwest Steak Quesadilla - onions, peppers, BBQ sauce, and cheese) with fries.....................................................$8.95 • Chicken Salad Melt with fries........................................$6.25 • Hot Hamburg Platter with mushroom gravy on homemade bread served with mashed potatoes and green beans. . .$8.25 • Poutine Pizza - gravy, cheese & fries. . .sm. $10.50, lg. $15.95 • Baked Haddock Parmesan, choice of potato & veggie. $10.95 Su n d a y B rea k fa stSp ecia l• 7:30a m - 1:00p m (2) Apple, Caramel and Walnut Pancakes with choice of meat . .$6.95

We are now a full service dining room - let us wait on you


QUALITY NEW RANCH WITH MOUNTAIN VIEWS Features a large efficient kitchen opened to the dining and living rooms, lots of big windows throughout, a combination laundry room and bath, a country porch , plus a huge basement and garage. GORHAM HEIGHTS (2802937 )


DARLING RANCH HOME located in a lovely country setting. Features a large beautifully , renovated kitchen, a huge attic for storage, and garage with shed. Snow machine and hiking trails from your door. RANDOLPH $125,900 (4098709)

Liz LePera

Brok er CRS,G RI

(603) 466-2200


LOVELY 4 BR HOME on a pretty corner lot bordered by a stone wall and a brook. A spacious home with lots of character , and places to relax by the fire and sit in the large enclosed porch. BERLIN (4058167)


OUTSTANDING THREE FAMILY in excellent condition. Located in a great location, near town center. The first floor has been owner occupied for decades, with tenants on the remaining floors. Is beautifully landscaped Good steady income. NOW $149,900 (4066880) GORHAM

you believe a tankless hot water system is right for your home? There is no reason why it should not be. The reasons for having a tankless verses not having a tankless system certainly outweighs the disadvantages. Lets review some of the reasons why installing a tankless heater could be very beneficial: Tankless hot water heaters are energy efficient. You can cut your heating cost to up to 30%. Now think about this for a moment…If your hot water is costing you up to 20% on a conventional hot water tank and your saving up to 30% on a tankless hot water system and the tankless is also eco -friendly well, this sounds pretty beneficial. Water Heaters” work differently from the conventional water heaters. With a Tankless water system the water is heated only when it is needed. When you turn on the faucet that is when the Tankless heating system kicks in and at the same time the water is heated (using a heating element). That is why a Tankless hot water system is also called “Instantaneous or Demand. “

With tankless water heaters there is constant flow of hot water, so this allows everyone in your home to have hot water at the same time, wow….no more being deprived of hot water in your home. It does not matter whether two or more faucets are running at the same time. But keep in mind speak to your professional plumber so they can advise you on what you may need as far as a whole house type of heater or what your options are by installing two or more of this type system to meet instantaneous hot water demand. You should know tankless water heaters are safer because the system does not store water that can be a breeding ground for bacteria such as Legionella. Keeping the water temperature at an appropriate temperature is important to keep these type of bacteria‘s from thriving. Preventive maintenance is still periodic same as a conventional heater but the cost is lesser. The next great advantage of a Tankess water system if you do what the manufacturer requires, it can last up to 20 years and still maintain its efficiency.



SECLUDED HILL TOP Enjoy the daily contact with nature and the mountain views from this delightful home on 12.68 acres. Several hiking and snowmobile trails from the yard. Has an extra large garage , plus an outdoor building with utilities. DUMMER (4100492 )


CUTE & COZY HOME located on a very large private lot. Recently renovated with hard wood floors & woodwork throughout, a large deck off the dining room, a new bathroom, new roof, furnace and thermopane windows, plus an enclosed porch. New Price $ 79,900 BERLIN (4006392)

W on d er W hatYou r H om e IsW orth Call(603)466-2200

Please visit us online and take a virtual tour of these homes & our other listings at:

Errol Oil & Propane 350 Glen Ave., Berlin, NH•752-7526

Spring has Arrived...

Time to schedule your annual furnace cleaning. We are now offering an “early bird” 10% discount special! We offer competitive pricing on all of our products and 24hour emergency service to our customers. Call us today to schedule a “Free” propane site inspection with our certified propane technician. *10% discount limited to parts and labor associated with routine service tune-up

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N orthern Edge R ealty 232 G len Avenu e Berlin N H 03570

Matt Martel 723-0521

A ssociate Brok er/Realtor C ertified Relocation A gent  – Relocating E m ployees for the Bu reau of Prisons

To celebrate Organ Donation Month, AVH hosted staffers from the New England Organ Bank, left, Ginnie Teed Program Manager of Tissue Development, right, Deb Belair Clinical Coordinator and three time tissue donor family, as well as local organ donor, center, Karen Paquette of Jefferson, as part of an effort to increase awareness and gain support for organ donation. The women, stationed at a table in the hospital lobby, passed out information and answered questions about organ, eye, and tissue donation. Teed also presented a public lecture on organ donation on Tuesday evening. Interested persons can sign up to become a donor either at their local Department of Motor Vehicles or online at (MELISSA GRIMA PHOTO)

Berlin: 2 properties, same lot. Start you business venture! $99,900! - #4027250 - Visit

Gorham: One-Floor-Living, Corner lot, short walk to downtown. $138,000! - #413857 - Visit

Berlin: 3 bedrooms 2 baths, Gorgeous home, beautiful landscaping. $179,900! - #4117252 - Visit

Berlin: 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2 car garage, close to an acre of land. $159,900! - #4145829 - Visit

Berlin: Nice 4 bedroom 2 bath home, last home on a dead end street. $129,900! - # 4143348 - Visit

Berlin: 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, Clean, bright and move in ready. $149,900! - #4120861 - Visit

Berlin: 3 bedroom Colonial, fireplace with stone hearth, 1st floor laundry. $129,900! - #4064296 - Visit

Berlin: 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1st floor laundry, Pellet stove, enclosed porches. $92,500! - #4134052 - Visit

Berlin: Outstanding home on a double lot with two car garage. $99,900! - #4130398 - Visit

Milan: Authentic log home on 5 acres of land. Access to trail systems. $205,000! - #4071465 - Visit

Berlin: Over 2000 sqft of living space, storage galore, garage with automatic open, walk up attic. $69,000! - #4065129 - Visit

Berlin: This 2-3 bedroom Victorian is located in a quiet, desirable neighborhood. $74,777! - #4075011 - Visit

Berlin: To be sold completely furnished w/all appliances. Double lot. $70,000! - #4145354 - Visit

Berlin: 3 bedrooms, one-floor-living, deck, pool, huge garage. full walkout basement. $125,000! - #4087735 - Visit

North Country Auctions, LLC

Annual Spring Auction Saturday, April 14th • 9:00am • Preview 7:30am

at our auction site 438 plains rd tamworth nh 03886

Consignments still being accepted!

heavy equipment, restaurant equipment, autos, motorcycles, atv’s, classic cars, building supplies and much more! FMI Call: (603)539-5322

Email: Visit us online @ Auctioneer: Lawerence Spellman, III

Lic. #NH6034

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GIANT INDOOR YARD SALE Saturday & Sunday, April 21 & 22 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (rain or shine) Former Lenox Store, Rt. 16 just north of Green Granite Inn

FURNITURE: Couches, Sleep Sofas, Chairs, Dining Sets, Lamps, Tables, Headboards and Bed Frames, Chests, etc. APPLIANCES: Refrigerators, Stoves, Washers and Dryers BUILDING MATERIALS: Sinks, Vanities, Toilets, Doors, Windows, Power Tools, Light Fixtures, and Various Hardware Items – PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT MWV HABITAT FOR HUMANITY –

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Attorney Ed McBurney Free Consultation North Conway • (603) 356-9097 ATTENTION Residents of Dummer The town office will be closed April 17th-28th. No Selectmen’s meeting on April 23rd. Please plan accordingly. 181 Cole Street Berlin, NH 03570

Certified Relocation Agent

COUNTY from page one

tions and begin interviews in early June. The ad will list the salary is dependant on qualifications. Collins, who is currently serving in a part-time capacity, was paid $72,362 in 2011. The ad will also state the person hired as administrator will be required to live in the county-owned administrator’s house located on the grounds of the county complex in West Stewartstown. That requirement puts the commission at odds with the county delegation, which voted last month to put the house up for sale once Collins moves out this summer. A majority of the delegation argued there is no need to require the administrator to live on-site given modern communications, such as cell phones, allow for constant contact. The delegation approved subdividing the two-acre housing lot from the rest of the county property and selling it. At the March budget meeting, State Rep. Duffy Dougherty, (R-Colebrook) estimated the house would sell for $160,000 to $200,000. He said selling it would put it on the tax rolls and eliminate the

cost of maintaining it. Members of the commission challenge whether the delegation has the legal authority to subdivide the property. Collins asked the commission if it wanted to use Primex, the county’s insurance risk management entity, or the Local Government Center to help it recruit a new county administrator. She said Primex offers its services free while the LGC charges a fee. Either of the two organizations would help prepare a detailed job description, recruit candidates, and review applications. Commissioner Paul Grenier said the commission wants to see what it receives for applications first. He said he expects the body will try to settle on five or six finalists to interview. He said at the point, the commission may use Primex or the LGC to help review candidates. Commissioner Tom Brady said the commissioners have considerable experience with the hiring process, noting they have recently hired a finance director, corrections superintendent, and nursing home administrator. He said the commission is familiar with the process Primex uses.

Relocating Employees for Bureau of Prisons

MARK DANOSKI Office: 752-7535 Ext. 19 Cell: 603-723-4723

‘07 Dodge Grand Caravan 4-dr 6 cyl., Auto, A/C, Power Windows/Locks/Mirrors/Seat, Tilt,Cruise, AM/FM/CD, Front Air Bag, ABS, Cloth Interior, 7 Pass., Deep Tint Glass, Dark Blue, Stow-N-Go Seating, Rear A/C & Heat, Alum Wheels



$185.65/mo 0 60 mos @ 2.35% ,50 10 0 down payment

‘06 Chrysler PT Conv. Cruiser 4 cyl., Auto, A/C, Power Windows/Locks/Mirrors, Tilt, Cruise, AM/FM/CD, Front Air Bag, Alum Wheels, Cloth Int., Gray, Summer Fun with great mpg!

Turbo $

$167.97/mo 00 60 mos @ 2.35% 9,5 0 down payment

‘02 Toyota Rav 4 - 4x4 4-dr 4 cyl., 5-speed, AC, Power Windows/Locks/Mirrors, Tilt, Cruise, AM/FM/CD/ Cass, Front Air Bag,Cloth Int., Maroon

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Golf Course Open 18 Holes

18-HOLES WITH A CART $30.00,

Ledgends Restaurant & Pub


Friday Fish Fry ONLY $9.95 take home a FREE 6” Turkey Pie

Androscoggin Valley Country Club

128 Main St., Gorham • 603-466-2910 Monday through Friday 3:00 pm to Midnight Saturday & Sunday 8:00 am to Midnight

(with purchase of Fish Fry - limit 1 per table - Fridays only with this coupon

603-466-9468• 2 Main St., P.O. Box 280, Gorham, NH 03581

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All dogs four (4) months old and over are required to be licensed by April 30, 2012. Failure to do so will result in a $25.00 forfeiture fee as well as a $1.00 per month penalty fee for every month dogs are not registered as per RSA 466:13, beginning June 1, 2012. Current rabies certificates are needed when registering dogs. Male/Female Neutered Male/Spayed Female Owner over 65 (first dog only)

$9.00 $6.50 $2.00

Grace E. LaPierre, Town Clerk

1st. Circuit – Probate Division – Lancaster 03/29/2012 thru 04/06/2012 APPOINTMENT OF FIDUCIARIES

Notice is hereby given that the following fiduciaries have been duly appointed by the Judge of Probate for Coos County. All persons having claims against these decedents are requested to exhibit them for adjustment and all indebted to make payment. Keene, Delbert Russell, late of Berlin, NH. Robert A. Keene, 22 North Road, P.O. Box 163, Jefferson, NH 03583. #314-2012-ET-00009 Leavitt, Reuell A., late of Gorham, NH. Mark Eaton Leavitt, 16 Cable Road, Rye, NH 03870. Richard Harris Leavitt, 48 Hidden Pines Lane, Fryeburg, ME 04037. Kenneth R Cargill, ESQ, Resident Agent, COOPER, CARGILL & CHANT, PA, 2935 White Mtn. Hwy., North Conway, NH 03860. #314-2012-ET-00065

Dated: 04/06/2012

Terri L. Peterson, Clerk



0 60 mos @ 3.35% ,50 0 down payment 10

‘02 Chevy S10 ExCab 4x4 ZR2 pkg.

6 cyl., Auto, AC, Power Windows/Locks/Mirrors,Tilt, Cruise, AM/FM/CD, Front Air Bag, ABS, Cloth Interior, Alum Wheels, Bedliner, White

$189.85/mo 48 mos @ 4.35%

50 0 down payment $ 8,3

Payments are with 0 money down unless otherwise stated and with approved credit. Interest rates are with approved credit and a 740 or higher Trans Union Credit Score. Rates subject to change without notice.

50 +/- Vehicles to select from at

603-752-1063 Hours: Mon-Fri 9-6, Sat 9-3, Sun Closed


Rt. 16, 590, Main Street Gorham, NH

In Loving Memory

Grace Lepage

In L ovin g M em ory

10th Anniversary January 31, 1917 April 15, 2012

4/14/1959 -1/4/2004

Memories of you we will cherish forever Outpouring love and support, you were always there for us Tears of sadness and pain when you were taken from us Healing is not easy, but your love gives us strength to move on Endless love to the greatest MOM of all Remembering you, today, tomorrow and always Forever in our hearts, Jr., Terri, Gert, Rita, John, Pauline, Louise and our families

M ike D ow n s

D earest Brother,H appy Birthday! You were the best brotheranyone could ever ask for.N ot a day goes by that we don’t th ink about you and m iss you very m uch .You’ll always have a special place in ourhearts. L ove ya, Betty and Bill

Men’s Breakfast Group to meet GORHAM -- Addictions can be as harmless as your favorite candy or ones that can tear apart the very fiber of your family, your life or your job. Mario BrodeurFossa, LICSW, director of clinical services of Northern Human Services, Berlin, New Hampshire, Outpatient Clinic, will be the guest speaker at the Men’s Breakfast Group on April 13. He will discuss how this medical illness can be

treated and will offer many valuable resources that can treat addictions, The program will be held at the Gorham Congregational/UCC on Main Street, Gorham. Breakfast is served at 7 a.m., with a free will donation for the Ecumenical Food Pantry in Berlin. Brodeur-Fossa’s presentation will begin at 7:30 a.m. All men are welcome. For more information call 466 – 3496. RON’S VARIETY & TAKE-OUT s r



737 Main Street, Berlin • 752-1908


S ou p & 1 /2 S a ndw ich $4.95 every w eekda y Fresh H om em a de S ou p a va ila ble every w eekda y

Mon: Chicken Cordon Bleu Sandwich with fries....$5.95 Tues: Bacon Cheeseburger with onion rings....$5.95 Wed: Chicken Parmesan with Spaghetti...........$5.95 Thurs: Chicken Fingers with fried rice................$5.95 Fri:

Pepper Steak Flatbread Melt with chips.....$5.95

Food available 5:30am to 2pm

Saturday, April 14th from 9am-1pm Representatives from Energy Starr and Nutro will be at the Berlin Aubuchon store to save you money! The Energy Starr representative has a coupon that give you and additional $2.00 off GE CFL bulbs instantly. Already on sale, some will be as low as $1.19

20% OFF CFL Bulbs Our pet friendly guy from Nutro always has bonuses with him! And he can answer many questions about how your pet is affected by its food. Your pet is always welcome at Berlin’s Aubuchon store.

Weekend Special! Any 4 lb. or larger bag of NATURAL CHOICE Dog Food or a 12 oz. or larger box of Greenies for dogs.

$3.00 OFF

PLUS: Get a FREE can of grain-free dog food with the purchase of any size bag of Nutro while supplies last

38 Glen Ave., Berlin•752-1449

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PRISIONER from page one

The Hampstead Stage Company donated a performance of the “Myths of Ancient Greece” for the students at the Stark Village School on April 2. Groveton Elementary School fourth and fifth grade students also joined in watching the performance. Pictured (l-r) are Nathan (performer), Mrs. Bridget Young, Regan Durocher, Justin Benway, Stephanie (performer), and Jacey Benway.

DAVID A GOTJEN LCMHC Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor CHILD, ADOLSCENT, AND ADULT Individual and Family Counseling for Behavior, Anxiety, Depression and Bereavement


MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATES OF JACKSON 7 Goodrich Falls Road • Glen NH • 383-9183

Consignment Boutique specializing in Current & Vintage Fashions

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We Have Breakfast Sandwiches To Go!

Menu for week of April 16th SOUP:

Dan Gorham!

Corn Chowder

MONDAY, April 16

Depot Burger with french fries........................................$8.50 TUESDAY, April 17

American Chop Suey with bread & small salad...............$8.50 WEDNESDAY, April 18

Steak & Cheese Sub with french fries.............................$8.50 THURSDAY, April 19

Buffalo Chicken Wrap with deep-fried chips...................$8.50

Love, Kellie and Olivia

FRIDAY, April 20

Scallop Roll plate, w/ff, cole slaw and tartar sauce.......$9.75 Call first and we’ll deliver• Eat in or Take out

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and volunteers from Concord said they were unable to make the trip north. Bader sued the state under a federal law prohibiting the government from imposing burdens on a prisoner’s religious practice. But local conditions, not prison restrictions, are to blame for the Berlin facility’s lack of Jewish services, according to a decision issued last month by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. In denying his appeal, the court said Bader’s problems “derive from a lack of outside clergy, volunteer visitors, and practicing co-religionists” not a prison decision to preclude visits from rabbis or limit the number of Jewish inmates. Bader could argue the prison’s decision to transfer him to Berlin caused his current problems, but by that logic, he could also argue the state’s refusal to grant him parole had burdened his religious practice, the court said. The implications of accepting Bader’s argument are “immense,” the court said. “There are several million prisoners in the United States; many would likely prefer some other prison in the jurisdiction and many could plausibly claim that transfers would be more conducive to the practice of their religion,” the court said. Bader’s attorney, Michael Sheehan, said yesterday the court “went out of its way” to make a slippery-slope argument. “I don’t think that was the right analysis,” Sheehan said. The law that formed the basis of Bader’s lawsuit - the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act - “was written to make these claims easier,” Sheehan said. Bader never alleged the prison transferred him to Berlin out of retaliation, Sheehan said. The transfer came a week after he was written up for having classical music CDs and other personal items contrary to prison rules. He was never found guilty of a disciplinary violation, however, because he was apparently allowed to have the items by prison staff, Sheehan said. Instead, Major John Fouts said he was concerned Bader had “undue influence in other areas of the prison” and had been developing relationships with prison staff he “might exploit later,” according to the court’s decision. “I think at the end of the day, Fouts was uncomfortable with Seth Bader,” Sheehan said. While the court determined the transfer was legal, it also said the state “would do well to consider” whether Bader could be safely transferred back to Concord. Sheehan said he hasn’t spoken to prison officials about that prospect, and prison spokesman Jeff Lyons said there were no plans to transfer Bader. Bader was found guilty of first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit first-degree murder for shooting his ex-wife, Vicki Bader, in the head in 1996. His appeals of his convictions have repeatedly been rejected. In November, he filed petitions in Coos County Superior Court seeking a new trial, according to news reports. Those petitions were rejected, Sheehan said.

Ed Fenn School struggles with AYP subsets BY MELISSA GRIMA THE BERLIN DAILY SUN

GORHAM — Although the school district as a whole made Adequate Yearly Progress in their standardized testing for the year, the Ed Fenn School did not and will now enter year two of their School In Need of Improvement (SINI) designation. Mirroring the issues Berlin described with its school results, Ed Fenn Principal Karen Cloutier explained that the school in general met the AYP benchmark in both reading and math. Where it fell short, she told the GRS Cooperative School Board on Tuesday night, was in the educational disability sub-group for both those subjects. That sub-group’s lack of AYP performance means the entire school does not get credit for the gains they’ve made under the mathematical formula used to figure the benchmark. “Overall, I’m pretty happy with how the students have performed,” Cloutier said. Gorham Middle and High School students did make AYP both overall and throughout their subsets, which means the GRS Cooperative makes AYP as a district despite the one hiccup. Cloutier presented the board with a performance index that showed that the substantially below proficient scoring and partially proficient

scoring on the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) is broken into subsets. Susbtantially Below Proficient scores are broken into three levels, 0, 1a and 1b from lowest to highest. Below Proficient scores are either 2a or 2b, again low to high. Those subsets were able to show that the bulk of the students who scored in those groups, scored in the b category — the high end of the scoring. Cloutier told the board that the 10 students scoring 1b in Math, and 11 students scoring 2b in Math, were all within one to two points of the threshold that would have moved them into the next scoring bracket. She also pointed out that of those 10, 1b students, six fell into the educational disability category. Of the 11, 2b students, just four belonged to the educational disability subset. A similar picture emerged in the reading scoring, where all four level 1b students belonged to the educational disability subgroup. Only three of the 12, 2b students were identified as educationally disabled. As AYP thresholds continue to climb, Cloutier said that the school’s Title I federal funding is what is impacted. he No Child Left Behind legislation requires that more of that funding be used for teacher training in schools who consistently do not meet AYP goals.

Gorham police log

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Gorham Police responded to roughly 200 calls for service between April 5 and April 12. Among them were: Thursday, April 5 12:02 p.m. A vehicle collided with a tractor trailer in the area of the Royalty Inn on Main Street. No injuries were reported and the vehicle was towed due to damage. Friday, April 6 7:04 p.m. Gabriel Stuart, 46, of Gorham, was arrested and charged with possession of drugs in a motor vehicle.. He was released on $500 personal recognizance bail and is scheduled to appear in court on May 29. 7:09 p.m. Police were called to a domestic disturbance on Bell Street. Brian Demers, 43, of Gorham, was arrested and charged with simple assault. He was released on $750 personal recognizance bail and is scheduled to appear in court on May 29. Saturday, April 7 12:13 p.m. Christopher Drouin, 22, of Gorham, was issued a citation for non-inspection. 2:13 p.m. A hiker reported shots fired on Hogan Road near Mascot Pond. Police found no one. 7:36 p.m. Brian Donovan, 51, of Rochester, was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated. He was released on $500 personal recognizance bail and is scheduled to appear in court on May 29. Donovan was also issued a citation for speeding. 11:32 p.m. Jacob Anderson, 23, of Gorham was

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issued a citation for driving an unregistered vehicle. Sunday, April 8 12:01 a.m. Carrie Dunn, 23, of Groveton, was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated. She was released on $500 personal recognizance bail and is scheduled to appear in court on May 29. Dunn was also cited for following too closely. 1:14 a.m. Bryan McCauley, 27, of Gorham, was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated. He was released on $500 personal recognizance bail and is scheduled to appear in court on May 29. He was also issued a citation for speeding. Monday, April 9 2:22 p.m. A case of shoplifting was reported at WalMart. Wednesday, April 10 4:56 a.m. Brad Paradis, 35, of Berlin, was arrested and charged with operating without a valid license. He was released on a summons to appear in court on May 29. 3:56 p.m. Rikii Sousa, 21, of Durham, was issued a citation for speed and a second citation for change of address.

In Loving Memory of

Richard “Dicky” St. Cyr 2/7/47 - 4/13/11 1st. year anniversary One year ago it seems like yesterday. God saw you getting so tired and weak and a cure was not to be; so He put His arms around you and whispered, “Come to Me.” With tearful eyes we all watched you and saw you fade away. Although we loved you dearly, we could not make you stay. So many times we think of you and so many times we still cry. If love alone could have saved you, you never would have died! Your golden heart stopped beating that day, your tender hands finally at rest. God took you home only to prove to all of us. He only takes the best! You fought a courageous battle and we still miss you oh so very much! Love you! Angie, Mom and family

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Riverside Assembly of God Church • Pastor Paul Lavigne, Berlin/ Gorham Road, Gorham, 466-2851 - Sunday Morning Worship 10:00 am; Children’s Church & Nursery Available, Wednesday Bible study, 7 pm. Christian Science Society • 147 Main Street, Lancaster Sunday Service 10 am, Sunday School 10 am The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints • Preaching the “Restored Gospel” • Top of Gorham Hill Rd., Rt. 2. 466-3417, Feltus Sterling, Branch Pres. 733-6743. Sundays Meetings Sacrament 10:00 am, Sunday School 11:45 am, Prsthd & Rel Soc. 12:15pm Community Bible Church, 595 Sullivan Street, Berlin. 752-4315. Service Times: Sunday - Family Bible Hour - 9:45 AM, Morning Worship - 11:00 AM, Evening Service - 6:00 PM. Bible Studies held Tuesdays and Thursdays - call for details. Youth, Awana (September - April) - Wednesday - 6:00 PM. Community Bible Academy - Christian School for K-12. Dummer Community Church • Corner of Hill Rd. and East Side River Rd., Dummer. Sunday Worship and Sunday School 9:30. Bible Study ater service. 449-6628 or 449-6765 Errol Congregational Church • Service 8 a.m., Pastor Cindy Grassi. 603-237-5203 First Baptist Church • 79 High Street, Berlin. · 752-6215. Reverand: Dean Stiles. Sunday School 9:45am, Sunday Worship Services: 11:00am. Monday Bible Study 7:00 PM. Nursery available, handicap accessible. Gateway Apostolic Church • P.O. Box 153, Gorham, NH Home group meetings Tuesday at 7PM, please call for locations, 1-800-450-7298 ext. 6062. Pastor: Rodney Brown Gorham Congregational Church United Church of Christ - 143 Main Street, Gorham, 466-2136. Sunday Worship and Church School 10:00 am. Bible Study each Wednesday 4:30-5:30 pm. Men’s Breakfast at 7:00 am 2nd Friday of each month. Pastor: The Rev. Dr. David Smith. The Harvest Christian Fellowship, a Foursquare Gospel church • Pastor Shane Riff. First Service: 8:30am (no childcare), Second Service: 10:30am (childcare provided), Sunday School 10:30am. Midweek Service Wednesday 6:30pm. 219 Willow Street, Berlin • 752-5374. Heritage Baptist Church • Rev. Dana C. Hoyt, Sr., Pastor. Independent-Fundamental-soul winning-KJV. Sunday School 9:30; Sunday Worship 10:30; Sunday Evening 6:00; Thurs. Bible Study 7:00. 13 Exchnage St., Berlin, 752-4523. Free bible studies through the mail or in your home. Holy Family Roman Catholic Church • 7 Church St., Gorham 466-2335 Rev. Mark Dollard, Pastor - Rev. Steven Lepine Associate Pastor - Weekend Mass Schedule Sat. 6:00 pm, Sun. 11:00 am . Reconciliation Sat. 5:15–5:45 pm or by appt. Weekdays Mass Schedule Tues. & Thurs. 6:00 pm Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church • 20 Petrograd Street, Berlin, 752-2254 Divine Liturgy: 9am Sunday Lamb’s Chapel, Non-denominational Christian Church • Pastors: David & Linda Canter, 214 School Street, Berlin, NH 03570. Phone: (603) 752-5773. Services times: Sunday 10:30 a.m. Worship Services, Tuesday 6 a.m. Men’s Prayer Meeting and Bible Study, Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. Women’s Bible Study and Prayer Meeting, and Tuesday 4:30- 7 p.m. Sanctuary open for prayer. Milan Community United Methodist Church • Services at 10:30 am with Pastor William Simpson. 449-2026 or 449-3344 Mt. Forist Seventh Day Adventist Church • Corner of First Ave., and Mt. Forist St., Pastor Brian Schimp, 207-515-1376, Saturday services: Bible study 9:30am, Worship service 11am Mt. Washington Valley Bible Church • Real direction for real life. Worship Services Sunday 9:30am; Bible Study 11-12am; Prayer Meeting Wed. 7:00pm. Information call 752-4920. Come and Join Us. New Life Apostolic Church • Services are every 2nd and 4th Wednesday at the Berlin Rec. Center from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. FMI call David Willhoite at 207-357-3455 Randolph Church Services • Northern side of Route 2 near Randolph Hill Road, Randolph. Summer worship services, 10:30 a.m. Sundays through September 4. Salvation Army • Salvation Army, 15 Cole St., Berlin. Sunday School 10 a.m., Sunday Worship 11 a.m., Sunday Evening Bible study 6 p.m. Lt. Erin Smullen. Shelburne Union Church • All services every Sunday at the church at 7 pm in the evenings throughout the summer only. St. Anne’s Roman Catholic Church of Good Shepherd Parish • 345 Pleasant St., Berlin - 752-2880 • Rev. Mark Dollard, Pastor, Rev. Kyle Stanton, Assoc. Pastor, Weekend Mass Schedule Saturday Evenings 4:00 - Sunday 7:00 am,. 9:00 am, & 7:00 pm. Weekdays Mon., Wed. & Fri. 8:00 am. Holydays Vigil 6:0.0 pm, Feast 8:00 am & 12:05 pm. Confessions: Sat 3:00 pm or by appointment. St. Barnabas Episcopal Church • 2 High Street, Berlin; 752-3504; The Rev. Fran Gardner-Smith, Rector. • Worship Schedule: Sunday worship with Eucharist 10:15AM; Sung Compline Sunday 8PM; Wednesday Eucharist 10AM. Adult Bible Study Sunday at 9:15. Sunday School for Children at 9:15 (September to Mid-May). All people are always welcome at St. Barnabas! St. Paul Lutheran Church • Norway and Seventh Streets, Berlin, 752-1410 - Rev. Gail Bauzenberger. Worship Services: Sundays 10:30 am - Sunday School: 9am for ages 3-adult – Summer Schedule: Sunday Worship 9:30 am, No Sunday School. United Church of Christ, Congregational • 921 Main Street, Berlin - 752-3811. Sunday Worship Service 10 am. This service is provided free of charge every Friday. Please send pertinent information to our office if you would like to be included.

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Milan Village School to hold registration night MILAN -- Parents and guardians of children eligible to attend preschool, prekindergarten or kindergarten in September 2012 may join school staff for registration night on Wednesday, May 9 at 6 p.m. in the MVS library. Preschool/Prekindergarten: All Milan and Dummer children who will be three or four years old on or before September 30, are eligible to attend preschool/ prekindergarten. Please be advised that class size is limited, so you may be put on a waiting list. Kindergarten: All Milan and Dummer children who will be five years old on or before September 30, may attend kindergarten. The agenda for the May 9, meeting includes meeting staff and other parents, registering children, scheduling screenings (to be held Wednesday, May 16) and taking a tour of the school. Childcare will be available. The following documents are needed for your child’s file: Birth certificate; Social security card; Immunization records and documentation of most recent physical; Proof of residency. Parents should also schedule appointments with their physicians for a physical examination, if they have not done so. Please call the school at 449-3306 to confirm attendance, request childcare or, if unable to attend, to schedule an appointment for a screening.

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