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Communities can apply for county economic funds BY BARBARA TETREAULT THE BERLIN DAILY SUN

BERLIN – Communities in Coos County will have the opportunity to apply for up to $5,000 in county funds for economic development efforts. In approving the 2012 county budget, the delegation appropriated $45,000 for economic development and charged the commission with distributing the funds. At Wednesday’s monthly commission

meeting, Commissioner Tom Brady said the commission had proposed a pilot program allowing the governing body of the county’s 19 communities to apply for up to $5,000. Commissioner Paul Grenier said he felt dividing up the money into small grants would not create sustained economic efforts and would be a waste of money. He noted the county had previously used $15,000 to help fund Tri-County Housing

and Economic Development Director Max Makaitis. Berlin and Gorham had contributed additional funding for the position. Grenier noted Makaitis has done a lot of work to try and redevelop the Groveton Paper mill site that the county funding had helped to cover. He asked who was going to work on the Groveton project if the county funding for Makaitis is withdrawn. Brady noted his town of Jefferson will

temore School of Business and Economics, Gittell assumed his new position Feb. 1. He was at White Mountains Community College last Wednesday and Thursday to tour the facility, meet staff and faculty, and attend the monthly meeting of the system board of trustees which the college hosted. He also spoke at the annual informational dinner hosted by college President Katha-

rine Eneguess. Gittell explained that a lot of his work has been in economic development with a focus on the importance of a highly skilled, highly educated workforce. He is continuing to serve as vice president and forecast chair of the New England Economic Partnership where he oversees economic

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Chancellor Ross Gittell makes first visit to WMCC BY BARBARA TETREAULT THE BERLIN DAILY SUN

BERLIN – Just two months into his new job as chancellor of the Community College System of New Hampshire, Ross Gittell made his first visit last week to the state’s northernmost community college. A long-time professor of management at the University of New Hampshire’s Whit-

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Community Learning Center to apply for CDBG funds BY MELISSA GRIMA THE BERLIN DAILY SUN

GORHAM — The Board of Selectmen agreed to apply for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding of up

to $12,000 after a public hearing last week. The money would be used to explore the feasibility of a new location for the Gorham Community Learning Center. GCLC Director Sue Cloutier explained that the

feasibility study will be used to look at the possibility of expansion for the more than 30 year old child care and preschool center, which currently is housed on Main see CDBG page 6

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BERLIN — Leadership and service to the community was honored on Friday night as four individuals were recognized for their contributions to the Berlin and Gorham area. Coos County Family Health Services presented it’s annual Sylvia Evans Citizenship Award and three Young Leadership Awards to four deserving women, who each demonstrate their leadership by example. The awards were handed out on April 13, at an evening ceremony hosted by White Mountains Community College. Each awardee was introduced by someone who supported their nomination and the qualities that earned them the recognition were shared with the substantial crowd in attendance. Music was provided by the North Country Bell Choir under the direction of Denise Doucette. Nancy Malone of Berlin, a volunteer coordinator at Tri-County CAP’s RSVP, earned the see AWARD page 5


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American dream goes global (NY Times) — Samir N. Kapadia seemed to be on the rise in Washington, moving from an internship on Capitol Hill to jobs at a major foundation and a consulting firm. Yet his days, he felt, had become routine. By contrast, friends and relatives in India, his native country, were telling him about their lives in that newly surging nation. One was creating an e-commerce business, another a public relations company, still others a magazine, a business incubator and a gossip and events Web site. “I’d sit there on Facebook and on the phone and hear about them starting all these companies and doing all these dynamic things,” recalled Kapadia, 25, who was born in India but grew up in the United States. Last year, he quit his job and moved to Mumbai. In growing numbers, experts say, highly educated children of immigrants to the United States are uprooting themselves and moving to their ancestral countries. They are embracing homelands that their parents once spurned but that are now economic powers. Enterprising Americans have always sought opportunities abroad. But this new wave underscores the evolving nature of global migration, and the challenges to American economic supremacy and competitiveness.


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had been hurt, with injuries ranging from minor wounds to those requiring hospitalization. A spokeswoman for the state’s chief medical examiner identified five of the victims as Frank Hobbie and two girls, ages 5 and 7, all of whom died after the tornado hit their mobile home park, and Derrin Juul and a 10-year-old girl, both of whom died in a house a few miles away.

Afghan forces end Taliban Media firms sue to force attack that shook capital opening of Zimmerman file KABUL, Afghanistan (NY Times) — The complex attacks that immobilized much of Kabul and touched the main cities of three eastern Afghan provinces ended Monday morning with 39 of the attackers killed, 16 of them in Kabul, according to senior Afghan officials. Life slowly returned to normal in the shaken capital as Kabul residents ventured out on foot and in cars. Those passing by the unfinished buildings commandeered by the insurgents near the Parliament and Embassy Quar-

ter slowed their cars and craned their necks to see the top floors where much of Sunday’s violent drama unfolded, stretching on into the early morning. Inside the buildings, there were unexploded grenades, shattered bits of rocket launchers and bullet casings from the attackers as well as the Afghan crisis response units and their Norwegian special force mentors. Given the sustained firefights, a remarkably small number of civilians were killed nationwide, just five, officials said.

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forecasting for the six New England state. Gittell said he has also worked on economic issues for the last six New Hampshire governors. Noting his long interest in economic development and higher education, he said the CCSNH trustees reached out to him and suggested being chancellor would give him an opportunity to enact some of his ideas. Gittell said he wants to look at ways to improve the alignment of higher education and the economy. He said one of the strengths of the community college system is there are seven colleges spread across the state. He said that allows them to align educational training programs with industry on a local and regional basis. Gittell stressed he is interested in preparing students not just for today’s economy but also for the economy of the future. “A lot of our students …. they’re going to be working for the next twenty, thirty, forty years so we want to prepare them for that economy – for employer’s needs in the future,” he said. Gittell said many of the manufacturers that have survived the economic downturn are in advanced manufacturing which he noted combines technological skills with hands-on manufacturing skills. He said students will increasingly need technology skills like software programming to be able to do the precision manufacturing. As the economy starts to turn around, Gittell said companies are beginning to look for skilled people to hire and he wants to make sure there is a trained workforce available in the state. He said he wants the college system to work closely with industry to fill their workforce requirements as a means of expanding opportunities for residents and improving the state’s business climate. In addition to advanced manufacturing, Gittell said he sees future opportunities in renewable energy and community health care. Many positions, he said, will be middle skill positions, requiring more than a high school education but not necessarily a four-year degree. He said the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston has predicted 40 percent of new jobs between now and 2025 will be middle skill positions. At the same time, Gittell said the liberal arts and science programs are

important to provide a broad education. He said the system has worked to strengthen articulation agreements that allow community college students to seamlessly transfer their associate degrees into the four-year university system. He noted that a large number of students would not be able to afford a secondary education without the community college system. The college system last year saw its budget cut 20 percent by the legislature and Gittell said he does not see any improvement in the short term. He favors reaching out to industry for corporate contributions and tuition-based training programs. If the community college system does its job right, Gittell said industry should benefit from the workforce training it provides. He is working on legislation that would allow companies that donate to the college system to get a tax credit on their Business Profit Tax. Federal grants are another revenue source he would like to pursue, pointing to the recent $20 million National Science Foundation grant that will fund a joint research effort that includes White Mountains Community College. At her annual informational dinner, Eneguess acknowledged these are tough times but said it is important that the college continue to innovate. She noted White Mountains Community College has worked closed with federal prison officials to prepare local people to compete for jobs in the new Berlin prison. She revealed the 2012 graduating class will be the largest in the college’s history. Graduation is scheduled for May 18 and U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte has agreed to be the commencement speaker. Eneguess described some of the efforts the college undertakes to introduce area middle and high school students to the college. She reported an alumni group is being formed to raise funds for scholarships. Katherine Doherty, director of learning resources, did a presentation on the library. While one of the smallest in the college system, Doherty reported it is one of the busiest. Attendees, including CCSNH trustees, Berlin Mayor Paul Grenier, Reps. Yvonne Thomas and Bill Hatch, and a host of business and community leaders, enjoyed a buffet prepared by the college’s culinary arts students.

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Berlin’s Day of Caring is Friday, May 18 To the editor: The Moving Downtown Forward initiative is looking to start off the summer season with a fun clean-up day in downtown. We invite you to volunteer for Berlin’s Day of Caring scheduled for Friday, May 18. We would like volunteers to show up at Bickford Place Park around 8:30 a.m. armed with rakes, shovels, brooms, gloves and muscle. We are always in need of wheelbarrows, so bring one if you can. You will be assigned a site somewhere in the downtown area, and we will do our best to match your skills or special needs with that site. Whatever your talents, we will put them to work. Each site will have a team leader easily identified by a red bandanna. We will need volunteers for weeding, trimming, spreading mulch and general cleanup activities in several downtown pocket parks and green space areas. There will be opportunities to either work in the morning or afternoon. At the end of the day

everyone will be treated to a wonderful barbecue at Bickford Place Park at 4:30 p.m. kindly provided by Lloyd Murray of The White Mountain Chalet. There are a few dedicated volunteers who spend the entire summer making sure our flowers and shrubs in the downtown area look spectacular, let’s all try to spend a few hours getting things prepped for the upcoming summer season. Any time you can lend will be greatly appreciated. Your efforts on behalf of Berlin and the downtown community will be visible to all who look or drive by. We appreciate your willingness to donate your time and effort. Please contact the Berlin Main Street Program office at 752-6246 to sign up for this Day of Caring so that we can set up a schedule with team leaders matched with volunteers Remember, this event is rain or shine. Pray for sun, and don’t forget your sunscreen! Moving Downtown Forward Team

Hats off to all of you; keep up the good work To the editor: Recently at community field, I witnessed something that warmed my heart. Easter eggs literally polka dotted the ground from the playground to the ball fields. Children were lined up to ready-get-set-and go.The work it must have taken to arrange all of this for the

children must of taken a lot of planning but most of all love. I was told that the harvest Christian church put this on. So if I am wrong, who ever did do this, thank you. Lately, I have been witnessing so much generosity. Another example is the see GOOD WORK page 5

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Guest Column By Executive Councilor Ray Burton

EPA Clean Air Mercury Standard Good For North Country Economy More than ever, improving the North Country economy is one of my top priorities. While there is no silver bullet, we do have silver buckshot. We can enhance our pristine outdoor environment for residents and visitors and we can replace job-draining oil and propane imports with job-creating, locallyproduced wind, wood, and energy efficiency. The Environmental Protection Agency’s new Mercury air pollution standard will help us achieve both. The greatest remaining form of unregulated air pollution is Mercury – along with arsenic, chromium, nickel, and other toxic gases – released directly into the atmosphere largely by 400 old, coal-fired power plants located in states upwind from New Hampshire. Mercury and these air toxics cause cancer, neurological damage such as reduced IQ, heart disease, asthma attacks, and premature death. Mercury from these coal plants has polluted all of New Hampshire’s land and fresh water bodies and harmed New Hampshire wildlife dependent upon them. A new study finds that mercury in a wide-ranging number of birds and bats is high enough to cause physiological and reproductive harm. Onequarter of freshwater fish tested for mercury had levels so high that eating them would pose a health risk to women of childbearing age and young children. Fish consumption advisories now apply to all NH fresh water bodies. These old coal plants also belch out smog and microscopic particles that make Coos County air unhealthy to breathe during over ten days each year. Way back in 1990, Congress knew about these issues and ordered EPA to regulate Mercury and air toxics. Finally in December, after twenty years of delay, EPA released the mercury and air toxics air pollution standard. This new standard will eliminate 90 percent of power plant mercury air pollution, preventing as many as 11,000 premature

deaths, 130,000 asthma attacks, 4,700 heart attacks, and 540,000 lost days of work due to illness each year. By 2016, the Mercury standard will generate health benefits of between $37 billion and $90 billion each year, delivering $3-$9 in health benefits for every dollar spent to reduce pollution. The Mercury standard will not reduce the reliability of our electric system. It gives utilities sufficient time to comply by installing cost-effective pollution controls already being used by the best performing power plants. Power from uneconomic coal plants can be replaced with excess capacity from natural gas plants that are currently being run at less than full capacity. Longer term – and here is where economic and jobs benefits for the North Country are created – greater use of energy efficiency and clean wind and wood power can affordably replace old coal plants. There is also an issue of fairness here. Coal utilities wanting a free pass on their air pollution have been able to block the national Mercury standard for two decades. So, seventeen states have adopted their own power plant Mercury standards, New Hampshire being first to do so in 2002. In response, Public Service Company of New Hampshire created hundreds of construction jobs installing a pollution scrubber on its Merrimack Station coal plant. While we’ve cleaned up our act, air pollution continues to blow into our state from Midwest power plants. This is why we need a national Mercury standard. Unfortunately, the new national Mercury clean air standard has come under harsh attack in Congress, with more attacks in the works. Please thank Senator Kelly Ayotte, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, and Congressman Charlie Bass for standing up for New Hampshire and voting to defend the national Mercury standard. We should encourage Congressman Frank Guinta to join the fight for healthier air and clean energy jobs in New Hampshire.

Is this what voters in this country want for the next four years? To the editor: In the eight years before President Obama the Bush administration took over a budget surplus and gave this country a huge deficit (trillions of dollars) by giving large tax breaks to corporations and to the wealthiest people in this country. At the same time they started two wars that were paid for by borrowing money from China and other countries. They let the largest banks and Wall Street bring this country to the brink of bankruptcy and we the working people had to bail out these institutions with our hard earning tax dollars. When the president took over after the two thousand eight election this country was loosing 700,000 jobs a month because of the Republican’s economic policies and now they expect

President Obama to reverse that trend in three years while saying no to everything he tries to do. He already created more jobs in these last three years then the Republican’s did in the last eight years prior. The president has pushed regulations to keep theses financial institutions from repeating the mayhem they created and now these same republicans want to eliminate the regulations that have been put in place. Now that the economy is doing better theses same Republicans are going back to ideology, they want to do away with, contraceptives for women (the pill, etc.). They say they are against abortion, if they do this they will bring on more abortions. They also want to defund see WANT page 5

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ogy at the University of Maine, Orono, where Stever also announced, she has received a track and field scholarship. Jaylan Parent-Ongle was nominated for the award by guidance counselor Christine Lemoine. Lemoine’s remarks were read by Judy Lemelin who noted that the senior is the kind of person who always holds herself accountable. Compassion and empathy are among her strong suits, Lemelin said, pointing out that Parent-Ongle focuses on making her school and community better. She is planning a career in Event Management and will attend Johnson and Wales University in Rhode Island in the fall. Marian Santy and Robin Ross, introduced the final award winner, Kellee Heinemann. Santy described the teen as a “dedicated servant of Jesus Christ and her fellow man.” Ross called her a “defender and befriender of the underdog.” The women described Heinemann’s efforts to serve a mission in Uraguay that required raising the funds herself, as well as the many ways she volunteers in her own community. Heinemann will continue her service after high school by joining the Air Force. All the awardees received letters of congratulations from Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) with the two college bound students also receiving an invitation to apply for internships with her office.

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give. I love seeing them with their energy, smiles and strength in their numbers, to lift up our community when it needs that boost. To the youth, keep up the good works, for you are the key to this communities future. And darn it, we are proud of you. Hat off to you all. Diana Dumont Berlin

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restrict women’s rights to freely live their own lives without government interference. Is this what the voters in this country want for the next four years? Real Grouleau Groveton

youths who helped pack, sort and give their time to help St.Vincent De Paul with their mission of helping those less fortunate. The coaches at the high school, teachers, parents or who ever has organized these youth to give of themselves, needs to know what an impact it makes to others. The youth have so much to

Planned Parenthood which brings better health care to so many women. They are trying to do this not only at the federal level. A few states where radical Republicans take over the legislature they are voting in laws that

Corrections The subhead on Friday's story about the county commission's decision to advertise the county administrator's position said the delegation had voted to require the administrator to live in the house. In fact, the delegation voted in March to sell the house. The ad being placed by the commission will require the administrator to live

in the house as the article accurately reports. We regret the error. In my recent letter regarding Umbagog Wildlife Refuge I stated that trapping is allowed on the refuge. This is incorrect. Animal trapping is not allowed. I apologize for any confusion this may have caused. Tom Meredith



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apply for money to develop a web page promoting all the businesses in the town as well as new signs and promotional maps. Commissioner Burnham Judd said for small towns like his community of Pittsburg the money is valuable. He said communities can also submit joint applications. He suggested Groveton, Berlin, and Gorham could jointly seek $15,000 for Makaitis’ position. County Administrator Sue Collins noted the Groveton Regional Economic Action Team requested $10,000. She said they will be notified that any application must come from the town board of selectman. Brady said he expects the commission will receive over $45,000 in requests. Collins suggested UNH Extension Service may be able to help the commission score applications. She said she will send a letter to every town in the county informing them of the program. Applications will be due the first of June. NOTRE DAME CDBG REQUEST Makaitis requested the county’s support in applying for a $500,000 Community Development Block Grant for the conversion of the former Notre Dame high school building in Berlin into senior housing. The county successfully applied for a CDBG for the project last year but Makaitis said his agency, Tri-County Community Action Program, was not able to get all of the remaining funding to go forward. The total project cost is estimated at $7.5 million. Makaitis said the project narrowly missed receiving a $4.8 million package of tax credits and forgiveness loans through the N.H. Housing Finance Authority. He said the NHHFA is doing two housing projects this year and he is confident the Notre Dame project will score

high. He said there is currently a waiting list of 114 people trying to get into existing senior housing in Berlin. CAP also relied on a number of other funding sources including the $500,000 CDBG. Makaitis said CAP cannot carry over last year’s award but must re-apply for a grant this year. He said the 32-unit development would employ about 60 people in the construction phase, which he said will take about 16 months. Commissioner Judd said the county had promised the town of Pittsburg it would apply for a $500,000 CDBG for its water system upgrade. But he noted that will not be ready until next year. Collins said the Notre Dame project would use up the county’s eligibility for a CDBG for housing but it could still apply for an economic development CDBG. The commissioners agreed to allow CAP to apply for a CDBG through the county. A public hearing will be scheduled for the commission’s May 16 meeting. EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT GRANTS The delegation in March approved adding a $1,000 line item for emergency equipment in each of the 12 unincorporated places with fund balances. Organizations providing emergency services in those places are allowed to apply for up to $1,000 for equipment. Collins handed out an application form she developed for organizations to use. She said that the Mount Washington Observatory is interested in applying for money for emergency radios to use on the mountain which is in Sargent’s Purchase and the Gorham Emergency Medical Service has inquired if it is eligible because of the services it provides to unincorporated places in Pinkham Notch. Collins pointed out the com-

mission has already approved allocations for the unincorporated places of Cambridge, Success, Kilkenny, and Atkinson & Gilmanton Academy Grant. The commission approved the form and the county will advertise it is accepting applications from organizations. REQUEST TO LEASE COUNTY BARN The commission took under advisement a request to lease the county barn at West Stewartstown. David Santamaria, who leases the county fields, said he would like to lease the county barn to store hay and pumpkins that he grows on the county property. The East Colebrook man said it would be easier if he could store hay and pumpkins in the barn along with some fertilizer. Last year, Santamaria submitted the winning bid to lease the county fields for 5 years. He said last year he planted 25 acres but was CDBG from page one

Street, sharing a building with the Family Resource Center and SAU 20 Administrative office. Cloutier said the center does not want to move far from its current location and would like to stay within walking distance of the schools and library. Potential locations to be looked at include the former Rite Aid building and former Laconia Savings bank as well as others in the immediate Main Street area. She stressed that there is no interest in moving out of Gorham citing that there is great need in Gorham and the surrounding communities for daycare, pre-school and after school programs. The GCLC currently has a license for 35 children and has more than

unable to use 14 acres because of flooding that lasted into summer. The commissioners were supportive of the idea but wanted the county’s insurance carrier to review the request. COUNTY LAND FOR SALE The commission is putting up for sale three parcels of land in West Stewartstown. The three properties are a 5-acre parcel at the intersection of Route 3 and Back Pond Road, a 52-acre parcel off an abandoned road, and a 115-acre landlocked wood lot that has been recently harvested. Abutting landowners will be notified of the sale which will be advertised. PLANNING BOARD REAPPOINMENTS RECOMMENDED The commission will recommend the delegation reappoint John Scarinza of Randolph and Mike Waddell to three-year terms on the county planning board. 70 enrolled. The children attend on a staggered basis, she explained. Cloutier added that she has gotten calls from families moving to the area to work at the new federal prison and has had to put them on a waiting list. Donna Lane of the Community Development Finance Authority pointed out that should the GCLC move out of its current building, any new tenants would primarily have to serve low to moderate income residents because that project was also funded with CDBG monies. The selectmen also approved updating and readopting a Housing Community Development Plan and Anti Displacement Plan, both of which are requirements to apply for and accept CDBG funds.

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Berlin Main Street Program sponsors Spring Fling Ladies Night BERLIN -- One thing that’s always in style…quality time with your friends. On “Spring Fling Ladies Night”, Thursday, April 19, from 3 to 8 p.m., you and your fabulous friends will discover what downtown Berlin has to offer. You’ll get to sip our delectable drinks, munch on our hors d’oeuvres, enjoy some

special discounts and cap off your night with a chance to win a downtown merchants basket of goodies. So come on down and leave no shelf untouched, no jewel unadmired, and no shoes or clothes untried. The participating businesses will have a punch card that you get checked when visiting these down-

town businesses. If you have your card punched at all these locations, you will have a chance to win a great gift basket with items from all these businesses. Go ahead and mark your calendars, blackberries and i-phones for Thursday, April 19, from 3 to 8 p.m., and remember… No boys allowed!

Middle Earth

Main Street’s love child/bad boy is now forty years old or more (it was the 60s, who remembers?) Way back then, we carried bell-bottoms, beads, tiedyed shirts, incense, posters, waterbeds and unmentionables, the public was unsure if we were a cultural threat or simply amusing. We’ve aged, yet remain unmoderated, unpredictable and unrepentant in our bold selections of gifts. The lis is

long. Good things are: Silver, jewelry, home decore, candles and oils, fairies, gargoyles and dragons, ethnic, stained glass, tapestries, art prints, men stuff and lingerie, women’s home companions and unmentionables! Unusual varied gifts to please a nun to a pole dancer, a stoner to a banker! In, short, we’re a fun shop with a flavor of a country store on acid. And the public seems to like it! 752-7400.

Rumorz It’s time for another ladies night and it’s time for another Rumorz anniversary. So we thought what if we combine them? We will have a full week of sales. Kicking off the craziness will be the Semi-Annual Ladies Night April 19, with 40% off and $10 Spray Tans from

4-8 p.m. Twenty percent off the entire week with extra off different items every day including $5 Spray Tans on our anniversary April 27. There will be giveaways including a several gift certificates. Don’t miss Ladies Night and celebrate with us all week long.


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Tea Birds Enjoy Ladies Night with us! Dimly lit chandeliers and lantern lit tables will add a old fashion elegance to your dining experience. Tea Birds Cafe and Restaurant is family owned and operated restaurant located inside the Winterland Market Place on Main Street in Berlin. We pride ourselves on

excellent service and finest quality fresh homemade food. We are proud to be one of the very few “scratch kitchens” around today. This means everything from our breads, soups to our Chianti braised short ribs are made here by us! We offer a fine wine and excellent beer selection. Our homemade desserts are delectable.

David Lee Mountain

Happy Spring Ladies! And again David Lee Mountains wonderful store wants to celebrate with you on April 19th from 4 to 8 p.m. Again you can

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Be Local. Buy Local. 164 Main St. Berlin, NH 752-1800 Ladies Night - Thursday, April 19, 3-8pm Be sure to stop by for ladies night Check out some of our NEW lines we have to offer • 100 % All Natural Soy Candles • “Phenomenal” Fudge • BRAND NEW Rhode Island Soap Works (Body Soap, lotions, bath salts and more) • TY Stuffies • LISART beach scene photography, key chains, coasters and magnets Enter a drawing for a BEAUTIFUL Gift Basket featuring our new lines!! Wine and Snacks will be served


You are personally invited to our 2nd year Anniversary Celebration! We would like to thank our customers for being so loyal and celebrate by giving you a whole week of sales!

Kicking off this week of savings will be the Semi-annual Downtown Ladies Night

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Gills Flower and Candy Shop Mark your calendars....Berlin Main St. merchants will be holding their Spring Ladies Night next Thursday, April 19th from 3-8pm. Stop by Gills and check out all our New Lines including Soy Candles, Phenomenal Fudge, Rhode Island Soap Works (lotions, soaps, bath salts and more), LISART beach

scene photography, and TY stuffies, just to name a few. We will have snacks and refreshments. Stop by and enter a drawing for a gift basket filled with products from our new lines, and receive a 10% discount off all purchases made that night. See you then!

Skinplicity Spring is in the air and now is the time to think of some quick, affordable refreshing treatments for your skin. The newest addition to my list of services is the Glyco-Sea Peel by Repechage. This is a deep intensive skin treatment that focuses on resurfacing and renewing skin. It will reveal a bright, more youthful complexion. Treatment will take less than 30 minutes so you can do it on your lunch hour. Is the skin on your body flaking? How about a full body

scrub to remove dead skin cells, increase circulation and soften the skin. Did you know something as simple as a properly shaped eyebrow can give you an eye lift or an eyelash tint can add definition to the eyes. There are many quick fixer uppers available here at Skinplicity. Stop in Ladies night for 25% off all jewelry and scarfs. As usual there will be refreshments and a giveaway. Come out and have a good time.

The Inner Glimpse The Inner Glimpse ... changing and evolving, we have always had wonderful gifts, we now have unique, unusual, useful things added to the mix. Fair trade necklace’s and bracelet’s. Awesome Soap and Shower Jell with delightful fragrances, mineral healing salts, so Get Dirty, Get Naked, Get Clean, Naturally! Camille Beckman has been a staple of our’s for a very long time, new fragrances are here with the

same healing property as before, just new scent’s. Our ever popular offerings of Willow Tree Angel’s and family figurines can convey a message with out saying a word. Bean pod soy candles, no better scent, clean, long burning, a natural product made in the USA, Bistro, Wine, home decor, there is always so much more on the second floor. Please join us for Ladies night and see what you have been missing.

Morin Shoe Store Ladies Night is a great opportunity to brows quality shoes for you Gals (and the rest of the family), Popular brands you know such as Merrell, Teva,

Skechers, Propet and of course dansko.Please drop in and experience our quality footwear offerings, some surprise savings ...and have a great fun night!

Greetings Jewelers Come one, come all ladies to our spring fling ladies night! Our special that evening is Buy One Get One 50% off all jewelry including our very hot lines…Chamilia Beads, Jewel Pops,

Men have golf, football and fishing. But we have the upstairs at Middle Earth. 20% OFF Storewide on Ladies Night.


Elle Jewelry and all our hot new fashion pieces! You will get a free gift with every purchase for having fun with us. It’s ladies night and the specials are right!

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SaVoir Flare You've heard of singing for your supper? Well, at SaVoir Flare, you get to sing for specials. The karaoke machine is plugged in, hummin' and ready for your song selection. Belt out that favorite tune and pick from the prize basket. In-store specials will put spring into this fling. SaVoir Flare is your downtown coffee destination with 24 varieties of Keurig KCup coffee. $12.95 by the

Suzanne’s Partnership for Health 19 Ray St., Gorham, NH • (603)752-4409

box and $14.95 mix & match. Coming in May: Locally roasted, organic, fair trade whole bean and ground coffee. Yum! Check out the fine selection of books, graphic novels, magnets and artwork. Exclusive clothing, jewelry and handbags that can't be found in the big box stores. Don't be a bobble head, shop with FLARE @ 52 Main St. Berlin. 752-3930.

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Toni’s Pizza

Customer appreciation day is back! April 21st from 11-4 any size buffalo wrap just $5. Looking for that great tasting poutine? We got it! Kids love it and so do adults! Mac-n-cheese bites are a new item, along with the mouth-watering black oak raisin

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wrap. If you’re in the area and want something light to eat, our open salad bar with 26 different items is a great choice. Don’t forget to check out our deli prices, great quality at a good price.

Maureen’s Unique Boutique Back in 1982 when gas was 91 cents a gallon and Michael Jacksons ‘Thriller’ was the biggest hit.. Maureen Lacasse started Maureen’s Unique Boutique. It’s been a trendy 30 years with all the styles coming and going...from high tops, skinny jeans and

off the shoulder shirts in the 80s to girls wearing the same look today! Over the last 30 years Maureen’s has grown and expanded and is carrying a large selection of name brand clothing, shoes and accessories. Stop by on ladies Nite and check out all that have to offer!

Betty Dee Fashions Betty Dee Fashions is Northern NH’s largest full service bridal and formal wear shop. Established in 1968, Betty Dee Fashions has been dressing up the North Country for over 44 years. Betty Dee’s carries everything you need from wedding gowns to tuxedos. For Ladies Night Betty Dee’s is offering 20% off all in stock accessories. That includes shoes, purses, jewelry and undergarments. Betty

Dee Fashions also has a tuxedo special going on for prom and wedding seasons. Go to to print a $40 off coupon. Betty Dee’s is offering the grooms tux free (with the rental of 5 additional tuxedos) along with the $40 off coupons. For more information on Betty Dee Fashions go to and visit Betty Dee’s on Facebook.

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Hot Bodz

A specialty shop nestled in Winterland Marketplace. Same entrance as Tea Birds Restaurant. Hot Bodz invites you on ladies night to experience a wonderful, comfortable shopping experience. Our area’s Miche headquarters and the home of the 10 minute tan! If your’re feeling blue and needing a head start on your summer glow call or stop by check us out and make your tanning appoint-

ment “Best prices in town”. At Hot Bodz we will work with you to help you understand your tanning needs, like skin type, eyewear, exposure limits, medications and products that may make skin sensitive to UV rays. Hot Bodz also specializes in women’s clothing! Join us Thurs. April 19. Come see what’s brewing with our blueberries! 151 Main Street, Suite #4. Call 752-6TAN (6826).

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Ladies’ Night in the spring… why not? It’s just in time to help you with your Mother’s Day, Graduation and Father’s Day gift giving ideas. What better place for Lise Grondin-Danault of OSMOSIS NH to be, than at Morin’s Shoe Store where feet are what we care about the most! Purchase your Gift Certificates and/or schedule a session and receive

20% off. Stop by, fill out a raffle ticket for a free ionic detox and you’ll receive a $5 off coupon towards any session of your choice: ionic detox footbath, foot reflexology or Osmology. See you there! For more information about OSMOSIS NH, please go to or call 723-1628. (Coupon may not be applied toward this 20% off promotion.)

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First Circuit Court, Berlin District Division

At the April 3, session of the First Circuit Court, Berlin District Division, Matthew Blais, 28, of Berlin, was fined $100 for each of two counts of violating a city ordinance by allowing his dog to chase people or vehicles. Ryan Brown, 19, of Berlin, was fined $100 driving without a valid license. Joseph Roy, 20, of Berlin, was fined $100 for speeding. Jami Cooney, 23, of Berlin, was fined $100 for operating without a

valid license. Russell Adjutant, 21, of Berlin, was found guilty of theft from a building for stealing a cancer donation jar from a local store. He was sentenced to 6 months in jail with all but 30 days suspended for two years on the condition of good behavior. Adjutant was also placed on probation for two years and ordered to pay restitution of $10 to Bob’s Variety within 30 days of his release.

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GORHAM -- Mr. Gregory T. Bouthot, 59, of 2 Jimtown Road, Gorham, NH, passed away on Monday April 16, 2012 at his home, with family by his side. He was born in Berlin, NH, on June 6, 1952, the son of Carl and Rita (Roy) Bouthot and had resided in the Berlin, Gorham area most of his life. He was a graduate of Berlin High School with the Class of 1970. He was employed by Walmart in Gorham. Greg was one of the Charter Members of the Dupont- Holmes Squadron #82 Sons of the American Legion, was Past Squadron Commander and Past District Squadron Commander. He had been Sergeant of Arms of the Sons of the American Legion and was a past member of the Androscoggin Valley Fish & Game Association. Members of the family include his wife, Diane (Tanguay) Bouthot of Gorham; a son, Jody J. Bouthot of Escabana, Michigan; two step-children, Amie L. Tanguay of Georgetown, Kentucky, and Jamie P. Tanguay of Port Vila Vanuatu, South Pacific; his mother, Rita Bouthot of Berlin; a sister, Debra Bouthot of Palm Springs, Fla.; two brothers, Douglas Bouthot of Berlin and Glenn Bouthot and his wife Alyshia of Kileen, Texas; aunts,

uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his father Carl Bouthot. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday April 18, 2012 at 2 p.m. at Holy Family Church, Gorham, NH. Interment will be in the Holy Family Cemetery at a later date. Gregory T. Bouthot Relatives and friends may call at the Bryant Funeral Home, 1 Promenade Street, Gorham, NH, on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, anyone who wishes may make a donation in his memory to Weeks Medical Center Oncology Dept., Middle St., Lancaster, NH, 03584 or to the Sons of the American Legion Squadron #82, for the Scholarship Fund, PO Box 202, Gorham, NH 03581. To sign an online guest book, please visit www.

Recreation Dept. revolving fund explained BY MELISSA GRIMA THE BERLIN DAILY SUN

GORHAM — Town Manager Robin Frost took a minute at last week’s meeting of the board of selectmen to explain how the new Recreation Revolving Fund will work. The fund was created by the voters at town meeting in March. Frost told the board that now that the citizens have given the authority, the revolving fund will be used to collect fees and charges for services and facilities of the recreation department. That means, money that previously went to the general fund for these purposes will now go to this new fund, where it can be used only by the recreation department. “It’s our hope that with the use of this fund, summer recreation programs can be self-funded,” she said, noting that the selffunding would not happen this year, but could see gains. The account is in the custody of the town treasurer, Frost said, and expenditures have to be approved by the selectmen. In other business, the selectmen approved borrowing up to $450,000 in a Tax Anticipation Note (TAN) this year. Frost noted that last year the TAN did not have to be accessed until the fall and interest in only charged on the amount that is accessed.

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By Holiday Mathis be compared. Because two things are next to each other doesn’t mean there’s a logical intrinsic relationship between those two things. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Someone is trying to sell you, and you’ll feel the squeeze. The thing about marketers is that if they can’t identify a need, they manufacture a demand. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Strive for wide-eyed awareness. If your eyes are closed, you can fall upon the very thing you’ve been searching for and not see it. You’ll pinch yourself metaphorically to make sure that all of your senses are awake and ready. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). There are smart, generous, insightful people at the core of your circle. If you’re wondering who, it’s because you haven’t yet met some of these people. New friends are attracted to your high integrity level. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). A situation is not what you thought it would be. You may let go of all of your hard preparation in favor of being present with what the moment needs. You can do this because you are truly confident in your abilities. TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (April 17). This year you’ll be energized by the same challenges that used to stop you in your tracks. You’ll employ new skills, and your game just keeps improving. You’ll focus on your loved ones’ needs through the next six weeks, connecting with them on deep levels. Enjoyable work and romantic moments fill your summer. Leo and Sagittarius people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 20, 10, 40, 39 and 18.

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ARIES (March 21-April 19). Someone is defending passionately an argument they know can be defeated. Don’t take the bait. This is a tricky game, and it’s not worth your time to participate in it. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Do you constantly edit yourself? It gets exhausting after a while, doesn’t it? That’s why it’s such a tremendous relief to be around people who completely accept you for who you are. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). The day features some silliness and strange entertainment. Just because someone is weird doesn’t mean they won’t make a stellar friend. CANCER (June 22-July 22). Even games that are usually fun can turn quite dull if you know you’re going to win. Today, love will be a game, too. It will be important to get plenty of challenge into your personal life. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You stay on track by thinking in rather black-andwhite terms. Each decision you make brings you either closer or farther away from your goals. With every move, you’ll ask yourself, “Which is it?” VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You’ll do as you intend to do. The success or failure of your actions is irrelevant. What’s important is that you follow through, honoring your strong convictions. Action increases your confidence. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You’ll use language in a way that expands, guides and directs people’s actions and feelings. You’ll say “I love you” and send a person’s mood to the highest stars. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). As you go about your day comparing A to B, note that not everything should

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––––––––––––––––– DAILY CALENDAR ––––––––––––––––– 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.



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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. Berlin Board of Education: Meeting 6 p.m. in the Berlin High School Library. Gorham La Leche League: Meeting at Family Resource Center in Gorham from 10-11:30 a.m. Call for directions or questions, 466-5109. Any breastfeeding moms, babies and toddlers are invited. Get your breastfeeding questions answered or just come and talk with other moms.







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Sunday, April 22 Funky Spring Dance Chem-free: 7 to 11 p.m., Funky Red Barn, 19 Summer St., Bethel Me. For grades 9-12. Cost $50 at door. DJ. raffles, open pool table, refreshments on sale. Mango Groove Steel Drum Band: takes the stage St. Kieran Arts Center, 155 Emery St., Berlin, 2 p.m. Calypso, Reggae, Jazz, Motown, and more, on hand-made instruments. Admission $12 adults, $6 for students or by season ticket. 752-1028.

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––––––––––––––– ONGOING CALENDAR –––––––––––––– Tuesday 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. Toast and coffee 8-10 a.m.; cribbage tournament 1-4 p.m. FMI 1413. Local 75: Regular Monthly Meeting takes place on the third Tuesday of every month, 7 p.m., V.F.W. on Upper Main Street, in Berlin. For member’s only. FMI Information, USW Local 75 Union Office at 752-2225. Senior Meals: Noon, Dummer Town Hall, second and fourth Tuesday of every month. Suggested donation $3, under 60, $6. Call 752-2545 to reserve, Senior Meals: 8 to 9:30 a.m., first and third Tuesday of the month, Shelburne Town Hall. Suggested donation $3, under 60, $6. Call 752-2545 to reserve, Cholesterol Clinic: Monday through Friday, Berlin Health Dept., city hall. By appointment only, Call 752-1272. All area residents welcome. Fee $15.. Weight Watcher’s Meeting: Salvation Army, 5 p.m. meeting, 4:30 p.m. weigh-in. Senior Meals: Guardian Angel School, MondayThursday Noon, Friday 8 a.m.-10 a.m. Suggested donations for 60 and over $3; under 60 $6. All are welcome. (FMI 752-2545) AVH Diabetes Support and Information Meetings: First Tuesday of every month; 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.; Androscoggin Valley Hospital; open to the public; FMI, call the AVH Diabetes Education Department at 326-5631. Chess Club: welcomes all levels of players, to meet Tuesday, Family Resource building (across from high school) from 6 to 9 p.m. Lessons free. All questions, call Al French @915-0134. Berlin Area Head Start Accepting Applications: For children between the ages of 3-5 years old. This is an income eligible program. Call 752-5464 to schedule an appointment to enroll your child. Gorham Public Library: Open M-F: 10 am - 6 pm, Saturdays: 10 am - Noon. Children’s Story Time: Fridays, 1:30 pm. View On-line Catalog at https:// . FMI call 466-2525 or email Artisan Gift Shop: 961 Main St., Berlin. Open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Jefferson Historical Society: Meets first Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m. May through October meetings held at the museum on Route 2, and November through April meetings are held at the Jefferson Elementary School on Route 115A. Everyone welcome. Social Night At Dupont-Holmes Post 82 American Legion: Every Tuesday, Gorham, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Food buffet $7 per person while food lasts! Menu varies each week. Free pool, darts, etc. Members and bonafide guests welcome. Gorham-Sabatis Lodge 73, F&AM: meets second Tuesday except January, February, and March (first Tuesday). For more information, call 466-5739 or 466-5960. Berlin Kiwanis Club: meets at Northland Restaurant & Dairy Bar at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday. Milan Public Library: Monday, 1:30 to 7:30 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday’s 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous: Step Book/Discussion Meeting, .Tri-County (Step One), School St., Berlin 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. White Mountain Ridge Runners Meeting: First Tuesday of every month, clubhouse on Route 110. American Legion Post No. 36 Monthly Meeting: First Tuesday of every month. Salvation Army Social Services: Food pantry, 9 a.m. to noon, 15 Cole St., Berlin. Computer Lab Classes: Berlin Senior Center, 610 Sullivan Center, Berlin. 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. Call to be scheduled (752-2545). Craft Class: Berlin Senior Center, 610 Sullivan St., Berlin, 1 to 3 p.m. (FMI 752-2545) Upper Coos Cancer Support Group: For cancer victims and their families. 6 p.m., 109 Park St., Berlin. (FMI Eva Hawkins, 752-2693)

Page 14 — THE BERLIN DAILY SUN, Tuesday, April 17, 2012

by Abigail Van Buren


DEAR ABBY: I’m a 43-year-old veteran of the grocery industry. I am also an associate of one of the premier supermarkets in the country, and I disagree with your response to “Chicago Clipper” (Feb. 18)! Coupons are a necessary evil and are graciously accepted, but they create an abundance of work for retailers. It takes countless hours of sorting, logging, filling out forms, mailing and receiving to be reimbursed for the face value of the coupon. This is hardly a benefit to the grocer. The abuse and fraud associated with coupons adds up into millions of dollars. When a customer leaves one on a shelf for the next shopper, it usually ends up on the floor. So we now have a slick surface that someone can slip on and fall. When they are placed on an item in the dairy or meat case, they inevitably fall to the bottom and clog the drains, which causes water backups -- another safety hazard -- not to mention it’s trash we must fish out. All of this takes time and money away from the associates performing our duties in a very low-profit industry. By leaving an unwanted coupon on a store shelf for the next customer, Chicago Clipper is NOT “paying it forward.” She’s adding to the problem. So, please, folks, keep your coupons in your purse, wallet, pocket or coupon book until you get to the checkout line. -- FLORIDA BUTCHER DEAR FLORIDA BUTCHER: Thank you for pointing out to my readers and me some of the problems coupons may create. Your sentiments were repeated by many retailers. However, other shoppers and retailers offered suggestions that may help to eliminate the problem, including: coupon exchanges, donating them to the military, posting them on Freecycle, Craigslist or Facebook, etc. Read on: DEAR ABBY: I am a coupon user. I am also a grocery store

employee. I constantly have to pick up coupons left by customers who are “paying it forward” or “being generous.” Not only are they a safety hazard, but they make our store look unkempt. We pride ourselves in maintaining a high standard of appearance. We actually clean up more coupons than those we redeem. Why not hand the extra coupons to your checker and ask that they be offered to the next customer? As for litterbugs who leave expired coupons laying around, every check stand is equipped with a garbage can, and an employee will be more than happy to throw out your trash if you ask. -- STORE MANAGER IN MONTANA DEAR ABBY: I leave coupons for others, but I often go one step further. If I see someone with the item in his or her cart, I’ll offer the coupon directly to that person. So far, I have met pleasant people who are happy to get a break at the cash register. I have also met people who have told me how delighted they were to find coupons on shelves. -- MARIE IN MAINE DEAR ABBY: I’m a widow with a 20-year-old car and I accidentally smashed in its front end. When I got home and my neighbor saw what had happened, he spent his next weekend at a wreckage yard buying all the necessary replacements. The following weekend he reassembled my car to perfection. Would he take any money for his efforts? No! Abby, there are wonderful people in this world and he is certainly one of them. And incidentally, he is a Navy captain on active duty. -- LEE IN SAN DIEGO DEAR LEE: So your guardian angel wears a Navy uniform! He’s not only an officer and a gentleman, but also a master mechanic. You are one lucky lady, and he is a sweetheart.

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


by Gary Trudeau


For Rent

2000 Chevy Blazer, 4wd 2 dr, 5 spd, 62k miles, $3800. (603)986-3352.

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

2003 Dodge Grand Caravan, 125k miles, no rust, best offer, 752-7369.

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 $95 Weekly, 3 rooms, furnished/ utilities. Free groceries! Rides. Private locked room, $65, 348-5317, "24/7". (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. 2/3 bedrooms apts. 1st., 2nd. 3rd. floors, heat, h/w, w/d hook-ups, storage, must see. Call Jim 387-4066, 752-5034. 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.

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




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.

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

Cats & dogs Rozzie May Animal Alliance 603-447-1373


Low Cost Spay/ Neuter

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.


SOMEBODY ELSE WANTS IT! Got something special you no longer use? Sell it in the Classifieds. It may just be the perfect item to fill somebody else’s need. Call us today!

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


for classifieds is noon the day prior to publication

Announcement PRAYER TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN (Not known to fail) O most beautiful flower of Mount Carmel, fruitful vine, splendor of Heaven, Blessed Mother of the Son of God. Im maculate Virgin, assist me in my necessity. O Star of the Sea, help me and show me here you are my mother. O Holy Mary, Mother of God, Queen of Heaven and Earth, I humbly beseech you from the bottom of my heart to succor me in my necessity (make request). There are none that can withstand your power. O Mary conceived without sin pray for us who have recourse to thee (3 times). Holy Mary, I place this cause in your hands (3 times). Say this prayer for 3 consecutive days and then you must publish and it will be granted to you.


St. Judes - $5

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. BERLIN spacious 1 bedroom Denmark St. heat, h/w, no pets, no smokers, large yard, plenty of parking (603)915-1930. 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. BERLIN- House for Rent, 3 Bedroom, 1-1/2 Bath, Garage. $775 Month, No utilities, 752-9838. BERLIN: 1 bedroom, 3rd. floor, heat, h/w, off street parking, storage shed, recently renovated, $500 security and first month, 603-486-2028. 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.

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

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

THE BERLIN DAILY SUN, Tuesday, April 17, 2012— Page 15

For Rent

For Sale


Help Wanted



GORHAM - New 2 Bed, 2 bath Town House, all appliances including w/d, heat and water. No smoking/ pets 723-8854.

BAZOOKA Navigator 26" double suspension folding bike, silver with gel seat, retails for $600, used 3 times, asking $400, 723-4032.

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

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.

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

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

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

CAST Iron radiators, hot water type, pair good treads new bleeders, both 2' high, one 27" long, 21"long asking $175/pair, 636-2944. GOLF Balls, top notch, all brands, no cuts, u-pick, 25/cents each, 723-6742. 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. ONE Utility trailer, 6X8', good for a snowmachine, ATV. Tilts for easy loading and unloading. It fits 1 7/8 ball hitch, $350 call 449-2984, leave message. 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!

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

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.

For Sale


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

HIGHEST cash price paid for your scrap box trailers, school busses, heavy equipment and cars. (207)393-7318.

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.

J’s Corner Restaurant Now Hiring

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. JUNE 9th thru June 17th. Distribute materials to motorcycle riders on the summit of Mt. Washington. Email:

LINE COOK Full-time positions for all shifts including weekends. Experience necessary. Apply in person any day at Glen Junction Restaurant, Junction Rte.16 and 302, Glen.

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. 2005 Kawasaki Vulcan, new Metzler tires, 35k miles, Vance and Hindes exhaust, crash bars, front and rear. Extra light bar, lots of chrome, Mustang seats, $7500, call Kevin, 723-3838.


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


CARPENTRY, handyman, property maintenance, no job too small. Call Dennis Bisson, 723-3393, free estimates. COMPUTER MAINTENANCE: Virus removal, performance upgrades, security software, wireless installations, data recovery, backups. Luc 603-723-7777. LOCKSMITH. North Country Lock & Key, certified Locksmith. Ron Mulaire, Berlin, NH (603)915-1162. MALE Homecare provider, will do housekeeping, cooking, stay overs if need be. Reasonable rates, 603-482-3362.

Northern Dreamscapes Lot sweeping, spring clean ups, full service lawn care and construction service. Equipped and insured. (603)723-6990.


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


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

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


ZIMMER Lawn Care, mowing, weed whacking, light landscaping, free estimates, 723-1252.

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

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

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


BUYING JUNK CARS The Northern New Hampshire Area Health Education Center/ North Country Health Consortium, a dynamic, innovative non-profit organization has the following position available: We offer competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package! Please check our website for specific details on each position Controller - Full Time Medical Technologist - Per Diem Clinical Resource RN - Med/Surg Full Time Obstetrics RN - Per Diem Oncology and Infusion RN - Part Time OR and Surgical Services RN - Per Diem & Full Time Wound Care RN - Per Diem A completed Application is required to apply for all positions Website: Contact: Human Resources, Memorial Hospital, an EOE PO Box 5001, No. Conway, NH 03860. Phone: (603)356-5461 • Fax: (603)356-9121

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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

Special Education Teaching Vacancy Milan School District 2012-2013 School Year The Milan School District is seeking a dynamic , flexible individual, who is a self-motivated, team player to direct an alternative education day program that uses online coursework for special education and regular education students in grades 9-12. Special Education teaching certification is required for this position and prior experience working with at-risk students is essential. The successful applicant would be responsible for teaching, record keeping, handling disciplinary matters, some curriculum development, IEP writing and monitoring, facilitating team meetings and working with staff from two area high schools This individual should have experience working with at-risk students with emotional disabilities, learning disabilities, and be willing to provide a positive educational experience for all students. The successful applicant will need to provide tutoring in all secondary core subject areas, with an emphasis on math. Experience with NHSEIS and computer-based learning systems is required. Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, certifications and three current letters of recommendation to Superintendent Paul Bousquet, SAU # 20, 123 Main Street, Gorham, NH 03581. All applicants will have until Friday May 18, 2012 to apply. SAU#20 is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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

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The town office will be closed April 17th-28th. No Selectmen’s meeting on April 23rd. Please plan accordingly.

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BERLIN -- Claire Beatrice Dignard, aged 51, passed away on April, 9, 2012 at the VNA Hospice House in Concord, NH, after a brief illness. She was born on June 14, 1960 in Berlin, NH., the daughter of Wilfred Aldee Dignard and Pauline (Gagne) Dignard. Claire was a member of St. Anne’s of Good Shepherd Parish in Berlin. She was a graduate of Berlin High School’s Class of 1978 and of Becker Junior College with an A.S. degree in Animal Science. She continued her studies at the University of New Hampshire, Durham where she received a Bachelor’s degree in Art Studies. Claire worked for many years at the Coos County Nursing Home in Berlin as an activities aide and was a certified resident coordinator. Prior to that she lived and worked in southern New Hampshire where Claire applied her art skills as a professional gallery framer and artist. Claire continued to create, sell and donate her artwork via her business, Water Dog Graphics. She taught art classes at the Currier Museum School and as well as in art therapy classes with the residents. Claire had a lifelong passion for animals and a solid commitment to the Portuguese Water Dog Breed. She was a breeder, exhibitor, trainer, and caring owner for many of these dogs. An advocate and National Futurity Judge for the breed, she was an active member of, and at times an officer of, the Portuguese Water Dog Club of America, as well as their regional club. She was a master groomer, and enjoyed showing and competing with her dogs, winning many titles and trophies. Claire has spent several decades committed to having her dogs available to the “The Georgie Project” and their mission of genetic research across multiple generations, and

is being conducted by the University of Utah to help identify and treat genetic illnesses common in both humans and dogs. Claire’s other passions in life were kayaking and nature photography. She spent much of her free time on the waters of Northern New Hampshire. She loved sharing these passions with others and introduced many friends to these activities. Claire leaves behind her mother Pauline and a sister Therese P. Dignard, both of Berlin, NH; one brother, Roger Dignard of New Boston, NH; a nephew, Philip Dignard; nieces Marion (Dignard) Friend-Gray and her husband Owen, Anne Dignard, Lorraine Dignard; and a grand-nephew, Brahm Friend-Gray. She also leaves behind many treasured and Claire Beatrice Dignard beloved friends and cousins. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made in her honor to either the Coos County Nursing Home’s Resident Activity Fund or can be given to a family member to be sent to the “The Georgie Project”. Calling hours are Friday evening, April 20, from 7-9 p.m., and Saturday, April 21, 9-11 a.m. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, following calling hours, at Bryant Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Avenue, Berlin, NH. Interment will be in the St. Kieran’s Cemetery. To sign the on-line guestbook, please visit www.

BERLIN -- Mr. Roger O. Premo, Sr., 83, of 53 Main Street, Berlin, passed away on Saturday evening, April 14, 2012 at his home. He Was born in Berlin on April 5, 1929, the son of Ovila and Corrine (Henry) Premo and lived in Cambridge and Boston, Mass., for 33 years, returning to Berlin in 1990. he was a US Air Force veteran, a member of Good Shepherd Parish and a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles. Members of the family include his wife, Doris (Boris) Premo of Berlin; a son, Roger O. Premo, Jr., of Gorham; grandchildren including Chrystal Fortier of Stark and Kimberly Bowers of Cornish; several great-grandchildren including

Logan Bowers and Shy Henry; a son-in-law, Leo Fortier of Berlin; a brother, Archie Primeau of Berlin. He was predeceased by a son, Richard Premo and a daughter. Dolly Foriter. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday morning, April 18, at 11 a.m. at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish. Interment will follow at the Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at the Bryant Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Avenue, Berlin, on Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, or to sign an online guest book, please visit

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NORWICH, CONN – Louise A. Wight, 83, died Saturday evening at the William W. Backus Hospital in Norwich with her family by her side. She was born in Berlin, New Hampshire on June 22, 1928, daughter of the late Dorsey and Hildred (Phillips) Arsenault. Louise worked as a telephone operator for many years in New Hampshire and with SNET and the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., retiring in 1982. On October 20, 1947 she was united in marriage to Howard R. Wight in Gorham, New Hampshire. Mr. and Mrs. Wight enjoyed 60 years of marriage. Mr. Wight died June 8, 2008. In her retirement Louise and Howard loved vacationing in Sedona, Arizona and Newport, R.I. After the her beloved husband’s passing, Louise made her home with her daughters

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before living at the Eliza Huntington Retirement Home where she made new friends. Mrs. Wight is survived by her three daughters, Marsha Lynch of Norwich, Gail and her husband Dennis Bettencourt of New London and Sylvia Laudette of Norwich; six grandchildren; Chad Wight Louise A. Wight (Erika) of Georgetown, Mass., Michael Ellison (Amy) of Andover, Mass. Thomas Ellison (Meagan) of New Haven, Conn., James Ellison (Paula) of Georgetown,

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Mass., Claudine Pfalzgraf of Enfield, Conn., and Danielle Christian (Jose) of Willimantic, Conn.; and eight greatgrandchildren. Louise was predeceased by one son, Daniel Wight. A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Thursday, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church in Norwich. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery in Nor-

wich. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her name to St. Mary’s Church 70 Central Ave. Norwich, Conn., 06360 or Eliza Huntington Home 99 Washington St. Norwich, Conn. 06360. An online obituary and to share a condolence with the family please visit

Artist at AVH to share stories and answer questions BERLIN -- Fred Sokoloski, whose artwork is on-display in the Androscoggin Valley Hospital cafeteria as part of the AVH Rotating Art Program, will be in the cafeteria from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, April 19, to share

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Berlin’s Shamus Wheeler nails this long jump attempt to the distance of 18’-2”, good enough to capture first place at the meet at Kennett high school. (MELISSA GRIMA PHOTO)

The girls 1600 meter run is under way. The three Berlin runners include Ashley Bergeron, Christina Morin, and Lindsay Dumont. (MELISSA GRIMA PHOTO)

Eagle boys and Spartan girls capture Kennett track meet BY JEAN LEBLANC THE BERLIN DAILY SUN

CONWAY--The Kennett boys and the White Mountain Regional girls were the overall winners in a dual meet held at Kennett High School on Tuesday. The Eagle boys had a score of 94 points. Taking second place was the Berlin Mountaineers scoring 87.5 points, White Mountains third at 56 and Gilford fourth at 27.5 points. Scoring for Berlin included: 1600 M- 2nd Dustin Heath 4:55.3, 3rd Nathaniel Stiles 5:12.5, and 5th Dustin Moore 5:19.2, 300 M Hurd.2nd Shamus Wheeler 47.7, 3rd Nick Wheeler 51.0, 4x100 Relay 3rd Berlin 52.1, 100 M Dash- 1st Tommy Gallagher 11.8, 400 M 3rd Chris Lamphere 1:00.3, high jump- 2nd Nick Wheeler 5-2, Long jump- 1st Shamus Wheeler 18’-2”, Thomas Gallagher 17’-8.5”, 110 M Hurd- 3rd Nick Wheeler 19.8, 3200 M- 2nd Nathaniel Stiles 11:25, 5th Brandon Bisson 12:23, Discus- 1st Justin Dickinson 107-2”, 4th Richard Dragon 91-5”, 200 M 2nd Luke

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Kennett’s Peter Haine was able to hold off Berlin’s Dustin Heath in the boys 1600 race. (MELISSA GRIMA PHOTO)


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GORHAM--The Huskies scored seven runs in the bottom of the fifth inning, invoking the 10-run rule and defeating Woodsville 15-5 in a boys’ Division IV baseball game in Gorham Friday. It was Gorham’s opening game for 2012, and the Huskie offense wasted little time making a statement in the bottom of the first inning. The big hit came from the bat of sophomore Brady Fauteux. Fauteux’s two out two run double got the home team out to a 3-0 advantage. Gorham plated a single run in the bottom of the second inning. Senior Pat Pike drew a walk, stole second base, and trotted into third base on a pass ball. Junior Sammy Jensen knocked in Pike with an RBI hit to make it a 4-0 contest. The Engineers plated a pair of runs in the top of the third inning to cut their deficit to 4-2. In the bottom of the fourth inning, Gorham scored four times. Tyler Sanschagrin doubled, Pike walked, Jensen hit a sacrifice fly, Jon Chabot had an RBI hit, Jake St. Hilare’s hard hit ball was mis-played, and when Cody Gauthier doubled, the Huskies were on top 8-2. Woodsville responded with a three spot of their own in the top of the fifth inning. Some timely hitting, a walk, and a couple of errors fueled the Woodsville uprising to make it 8-5. The Huskie offense put on a hitting clinic in the bottom of the fifth. Patience at the plate by Gorham earned them three free paces and two hit batsmen in the big inning. Two Woodsville errors and a Pike double and a Jensen RBI hit, got the Gorham boys their 10 run victory.


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