THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2011
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Shaheen urges funding for prison Selectmen seeking BY BARBARA TETREAULT THE BERLIN DAILY SUN
BERLIN – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen is calling on the federal Department of Justice to find funding in its current budget to open the newly completed federal prison in Berlin. In a letter to Deputy Attorney General James Cole, Shaheen urged the department to include funding to activate the 1,280-bed facility in its spending plan for the remainder of fiscal 2011. The department said the compromise budget passed by Congress earlier this month did not include funds to open the prison. Shaheen said the department should prioritize funding to include money for the Berlin facility.
“We have a warden just waiting to hire staff. We have a prison system that is overcrowded. We have a community that desperately needs new jobs and an economic boost,î Shaheen said. ìYet, because of Washington’s broken budget process, the Bureau of Prisons is spending $4 million a year to keep a stateof-the-art prison empty.” Shaheen pointed out the federal prison system is 35 percent overcrowded and the Berlin facility would help address safety concerns by easing the overcrowding. In a phone interview, Shaheen said the continuing resolution passed by Congress last month contained see SHAHEEN page 8
to restart winter festival in Gorham BY CRAIG LYONS THE BERLIN DAILY SUN
GORHAM— The Gorham selectmen are seeking support for an idea to start a winter festival in town. To help further the idea of starting a winter festival in town, Selectman David Graham is starting to reach out to local businesses to see if they’d get behind the proposal. The idea behind the plan is to create another event in town for residents and attract people into the community. “The more people we can attract to the area the better it is for us,” said Graham. The idea for starting the winter festival, Graham said, came from all the things he heard about similar events in Lancaster and Jefferson. “People are always talking about these winter festivals,” said Graham. “Why don’t we have one of those, I thought.” Gorham has the facilities, including the common and the town hall, not to mention the restaurants, motels and shops to sustain a winter festival, said Graham. see FESTIVAL page 17
Route 110 charrette starts this Friday BY BARBARA TETREAULT THE BERLIN DAILY SUN
The ever popular Brewtopia is set for Friday, April 29 at the White Mountain Chalet. Androscoggin Valley Chamber of Commerce official Diana Nelson shows off some of the prizes for the Beer Crawl game. Each Brewtopia ticket holder will be eligible to receive a Beer Craw game card on the night of the event. Game card holders will have until May 31, 2011 to visit 12 chamber member establishments that serve the frosty cold beverages distributed by Brewtopia partner, White Mountain Distributors. Players who return their completed game card to the chamber office by the deadline will be entered into a drawing to be held June 1 for five valuable prizes including a golfing package, backyard BBQ package, tailgate BBQ package, Beer Crawl package, and a Buy Local-Be Local package. While no purchase is necessary to play, the chamber hopes participants will patronize local chamber member businesses. North Country Transit will be providing rides to and from Brewtopia. Call the chamber office at 752-6060 to schedule a pick-up from North Country Transit.
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BERLIN – A design charrette for Phase II of the Route 110 upgrade is being held Friday and Saturday and public participation and input is encouraged. The state Department of Transportation has hired Jeffrey Taylor and Associates to conduct the charrette, which will focus on ways to lessen the impact of the new truck route. After years of discussion and debate, the city has prevailed in getting its preferred route selected for Phase II from Wight Street to Green Street. The new route will skirt the neighborhood and consolidate the traffic in a more direct route, following the railroad corridor. It will require the taking of 29 properties and the potential relocation of 48 housing units. City Planner Pamela Laflamme said the new route will remove some of the curb cuts onto Route 110 and allow the neighborhood to feel more like a neighborhood than a truck route. “It will make that area feel very different than it does now,” she said. see CHARRETTE page 17
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YouTube near to film rental deal LOS ANGELES — A twoyear effort by YouTube, owned by Google, to get major Hollywood studios to offer their new-release movies for rental is coming closer to reality. Sony Pictures Entertainment, Universal Pictures and Warner Brothers have agreed to rent movies via YouTube, according to two studio executives who spoke on condition of anonymity because they said YouTube wanted to make the announcement. Rental fees are expected to be comparable to those charged by rivals like iTunes. YouTube, however, has only half of the industry’s top players on board. Still on the sidelines are Walt Disney Studios, which is closely aligned with Apple, and 20th Century Fox and Paramount Pictures. Paramount’s corporate owner, Viacom, is still battling YouTube in court over copyright infringement. These three studios together control about 60 percent of the North American movie market. YouTube declined to comment on reports of new rental deals. “We’ve steadily been adding more and more titles since launching movies for rent on YouTube over a year ago and now have thousands of titles available,” said YouTube in a statement. Despite YouTube’s popularity — people view videos on the site two billion times a day — its film rentals do not appear to have gained much traction.
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JERUSALEM (NY Times) — Fatah and Hamas, the rival Palestinian movements, announced an agreement in principle on Wednesday to end the years-long internal Palestinian schism. Taher Al-Nounou, a spokesman for the Hamas government in Gaza, said the two sides had reached a preliminary agreement to form a transitional unity government for the Palestinian territories to be followed by new elections after a year. He said the leaders of Fatah and Hamas are expected to meet
within a week to sign a formal agreement. At a press conference to announce the deal in Cairo, the Palestinian negotiators offered few details of the proposed transitional government, saying it would be composed of neutral professionals and that the leaders of each side would work out the details. While the deal, reached after secret Egyptian-brokered talks, promised a potentially historic reconciliation for the Palestinians, Israel warned that a formal agreement would spell the end of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
WASHINGTON (NY Times) — The decision by President Obama to release his “long-form” birth certificate on Wednesday injected the president directly into the simmering “birther” controversy in the hope of finally ending it, as aides said, or perhaps even turning it to his advantage. The gamble produced dramatic television, as Mr. Obama strode in to the White House briefing room to address, head on, a subject that had been deemed irrelevant by everyone in his orbit for years but had nonetheless figured in conservative efforts to undermine his legitimacy. Mr. Obama’s comments risked elevating the discredited questions about his birth. But they also allowed him to cast his political opponents as focused on the trivial at a time when the nation is facing more important issues.
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In a televised address on Wednesday, even before the Fatah-Hamas press conference, the prime minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, sent a stern warning to the Palestinian Authority president and Fatah chief, Mahmoud Abbas. “The Palestinian Authority has to choose between peace with Israel and peace with Hamas,” Mr. Netanyahu said, adding, “Peace with both of them is impossible, because Hamas aspires to destroy the state of Israel and says so openly.”
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Body of missing mother found at Cranmore THE BERLIN DAILY SUN, Thursday, April 28, 2011— Page 3
BY ERIK EISELE THE CONWAY DAILY SUN
CONWAY — Police found the body of the missing 20-yearold Portland woman they’d been searching for since Saturday in a pond at the base of Cranmore early Wednesday. “It is with great sorrow that I tell you we located the body of Krista Dittmeyer,” assistant attorney general Jane Young said at a lateafternoon press conference. “She was located in what is known in this area as Duck Pond.” Young spoke before a pack of television reporters from stations around the Northeast. She said she would be unwilling to answer any questions, but she did take a few without releasing many details. “We are treating this as a suspicious death,” she said. “Ms. Dittmeyer’s body is being transported to Concord to be examined tomorrow by the deputy medical examiner.” After an autopsy, she said, officials may be able to release details about “the manner and the cause of her death.” The attorney general’s office took over communication from the Conway police earlier in the day, shortly after the report went out that a body was in the pond. “Effective immediately all further press inquiries and information releases will be under the authority of the New Hampshire Attorney General’s office,” Lt. Chris Perley said in an email to reporters around noon. For most of the day, official spokespeople were unwilling to confirm the body had been found, but news of the discovery went out over the radio early Wednesday morning and police at the scene confirmed the report early on. The pond where Dittmeyer was found is just north of Cranmore’s base lodge, several hundred yards away from the spot where Ditt-
Officials look into the snowmaking pond at the base of Cranmore Mountain ski area in North Conway where the body of Krista Dittmeyer was found Wednesday morning. (JAMIE GEMMITI PHOTO)
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A response to Priscilla Doucette’s letter To the editor: This letter is in response to Priscilla Doucette’s letter that appeared in the Berlin Daily Sun on April 26. Mrs. Doucette before you start requesting that employees of the city take a pay cut let me fill you in on what you don’t know. When the top 100 salaries were published in the “Berlin Daily Sun”, we in the “other offices” were nowhere to be found as we occupy the bottom 11 positions on the list of earning from $26,317.20 down to the lowest at $19,965.40. Here are a few examples to let you know about the disparity between the city offices and the counterparts at the schools. Accounts Payable employee for the city makes $12.50 per hour after 25 years of service. The school counterpart is making $19.32 per hour after less than five years of service. This makes a yearly difference between the two Accounts Payable employees $15,646.80 per year. The city Payroll Department is paid a wage of $11.74 per hour whereas the school counterpart earns $20.68 per hour. The annual difference between these two employees is $18,964.40. Although the city clerk is relatively new to the position even after years of service she would never come close to the school employee’s wage. The collections clerks, for whom there is no counterpart to compare earns $12.10
and $14.46, the latter, serving the city of Berlin for 29 years. All money that comes into the city is processed by these two employees. The finance/tax collector’s office for the city has worked short for the last five months. When the opening became available the city council approved replacing the position only to change their minds when the school department made an appearance questioning the position. This position in addition to assisting the comptroller replaces all positions when vacation time comes around, and there are 21 weeks of combined vacation in that office that this position needs to cover. When you speak of cutting the budget each department of the city was requested to cut their budgets by 4 percent. All departments with the exception of the school and police departments complied with the requests, which included making deep cuts to absorb the increases in insurance and retirement. The school and police departments were unwilling to absorb these increases in benefits and requested an increase in their budgets. Therefore, the money saved by city department will not be going to help out reduce the tax rate but to pay for the school and police department increases. Did you know that there are several employees of the city that qualify for low income assistance? Well see RESPONSE page 5
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Hello fellow Berlinites. Our White Mountain Community College as we know it today was in its infant stages back in the year 1963. As a matter of fact, arguing was still taking place about where it was going to be built. Referring to this school as the “North Country Vocational School”, available sites were now being considered for this new educational facility. One of the sites was located on the top of Cascade Hill, with one border running along the Berlin–Gorham line on Cascade Street and the other parallel to Gordon Avenue. Another place for this school was on top of Gorham Hill and yet another on the East Milan Road. The reason for Cascade Hill was that Councilman Ronaldo Morin, chairman of the higher education committee, said that this land was owned by the Brown Company and was available. It had 25 acres, as required by the state board of education. A vote had been taken to build this school on Cascade Hill, if suitable land was found. Every week, the headlines had changes about where to build, as the site controversy continued. In mid October, the site committee, headed by board chairman Jon Driscoll was coming to Berlin for a meeting at the office of the superintendent of schools, Lawrence Dwyer. I will update my readers on their decisions in my next and last story of 1963. A great story about the bob house of Henry Demers made news during the end of September 1963. It seems that Henry had a bob house that would go almost anywhere on land, water or ice and he figured that it was the first of its kind. This building was 12 feet long, six feet wide and six feet high. It was outfitted to sleep four people and had a stove with many other comforts of home. Its best asset though was being water tight. After launching this rig into a pond, he found that not one drop of water seeped in. The house that Demers built had a wooden framework, but the entire outside was made of aluminum. This setup made it light and rugged weighing 975 pounds. It was towed around on a boat trailer, which made it great for sleeping quarters during the deer hunting season. Also, it could go on the surface of the water, being towed into great fishing spots by a boat using a small motor. Mr. Demers said that he had other plans for his invention. He was going to put runners on it, so that it could be towed by a snowmobile. It took Henry about two years to build this outdoor toy at his Cascade Flats home. The total cost for his project was around $450. Does this invention still exist today? As for using his new invention in the woods in the fall of 1963, Mr. Demers was in trouble. By mid-October of this year New Hampshire’s woodlands were closed because of high fire danger. There was no rain in sight, except for possible showers and that would not be enough to change things. So, the woods were closed by proclamation of Governor John King at 12:01 pm on Wednesday, October 9, 1963. This action was taken on joint recommendations of fire marshals and the New Hamp-
Berlin Circa 1963
shire Fish and Game Department officials. The danger of forest fires throughout New Hampshire back in this year was much worse than it had been in the dry year of 1947, when large areas were burned in parts of Maine and the Granite State. All of the woods were closed to fishermen, hunters and trappers and any smoking in woodlands was by those allowed to go into the woods, such as lumber operators was strictly prohibited. Dry conditions were prevalent for quite some time, until snow and rain finally lowered the danger. It was during the latter part of 1963 that ground for Berlin’s new telephone building was broken. Manager John Boyle, of the New England Telephone Company said the contract for the construction of this building, which still stands today on the east corner of High and Emery Streets, was awarded to Richards and Sons Incorporated of Berlin. The total cost of this building with its installed equipment was going to total around $750,000. The building itself would cost $130,000.This one story complex, would face Emery Street and be 53 feet by 79 feet. The building was expected to be finished by May of 1964 with the new dial system coming in 1965. Today, this same building is owned and operated by Fairpoint Communications. To end this week’s story, I would like to talk about the person chosen in October to be Mr. Sportsman of the year for 1963. His name was Al Adams and he was selected by the Athletic Booster Club of Berlin to receive this distinguished award. The choice of Mr. Adams was a very popular one, as his contributions to the local sports world had been great and varied over an extended period of years. They also continued for many more years after this. Up to this time, Al’s career in hockey, football, baseball, boxing and tennis was well known to one and all. He proved himself a terrific competitor in sports as an active participant, a coach, a manager and as a fan. Al Adams earned his right to the title of Mr. Sportsman here in Berlin, as a high school achiever during the mid 1940s and later as a tennis star, a softball star and member of the famed Berlin Maroons hockey team. He further added to his athletic laurels by way of a great career in hockey and football at the University of New Hampshire, where he graduated with a degree in engineering. Attach to this his career in the U.S. Marines, where he became one of the better pugilists in the Corps. In addition, throw in his managerial ability with his organization of many sports activities and you had a man whose lifetime was most intimately connected with see 1963 VI page 5
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Please give back to the community by pitching in To the editor: When I walk up the road from my home, it’s always littered with cans, bottles, car parts, etc ...So, instead of continuing to look at it in disgust everyday, I decided to pick it up. Well it took me a few hours and 18-20 bags full of trash later, (with still some more to pick up mind you), I decided to call it a day. My bags were placed neatly on the side of the road for the city to easily pick up. This was Sunday, so I’m thinking the city will pick it up this Thursday. Well, Thursday came and went, bags still on the side of the road. I was kind of surprised considering the last time I did it they did pick it up. Well, the following Thursday came and went again with the city going right by all the bags of trash which would have only taken less than five minutes to pick up. I was floored. I was rather offended that I took time out of my Sunday to do my part in making the area by my home look presentable and someone that gets paid to pick it up cannot even do so and go by it for two weeks. Ya,we’re in an economic slump, there is slim picking for jobs, everyone is mad about something, well, I
say suck it up and do the best that you can do to help. It may be something small but it is something. I don’t enjoy seeing Berlin look like a dumping ground. If everyone would just do their part in pitching in and caring about your beautiful community, things could be better. it’s got to start somewhere. So, I want to start with thanking T. Fortier for stopping by this Sunday and taking the time to pick up those bags of trash. I know that you were sick of looking at them because I know how much of a caring citizen you are and enjoy walking were I do. I just want to take the time again to thank you for taking the time and helping out. That meant a lot to me. I suggest everyone that can help, should.(Especially those who do not work.) You can give back to the community in pitching in to help. I work 40 hours a week and have a family but do not mind doing my part. It’s a benefit for everyone and will make you fell good about helping out and help Berlin look better. It also starts with motorists not throwing trash out the window! Diane Beckwith Berlin
Be sure and double check you pharmacy costs To the editor: Buyer beware! Gas prices aren’t the only thing choking us. Always double check you pharmacy costs. Any doctor visits or hospital stays? Ask for an
itemized bill. Always check charges, ask questions. Hundreds of dollars are at stake! Melinda Gonyer Groveton
Thank you for helping me with my senior project To the editor: I would like to express my thanks to the Gorham Varsity baseball team for helping out, the kids and parents who allowed me to make my senior project a success, Coke for donating the beverages, Mr. Corrigan for donating the metals, and the Gorham High School
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years after this award, with all of his acquaintances being thrilled to know him. This sports award came to him forty-eight years ago, but other honors came later. Al became a member of the New Hampshire Hockey Legends several years ago and it was well deserved. Not long ago, failing health took this once powerful and healthy man from us. We who knew him loved and respected this gentleman. Al Adams was a deserving local sportsman, friend, citizen, all around gentleman and is certainly missed today. Questions or comments email firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, join the many fans of “Once upon a Berlin Time” on Facebook and take a guess at the mystery picture of the week.
athletics. There were several other aspects to the man who called himself Al Adams. As an engineer by profession, Adams gained the respect of his peers in this field both in Boston and Berlin. At thirty–seven years old, his willingness to attack any problem that presented itself and to conquer that problem was a distinct characteristic of this man. Perhaps the best side that Al always presented was that of a family man and friend. He was a bachelor who supported his widowed mother and always had deep interest in his kin folk. His friends became many during his early lifetime and the many
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CONCORD, N.H. -- Do not be “fooled” by the Northeaster that has blanketed New Hampshire with several inches of snow -- bears are emerging from their winter dens and will become more active over the next few weeks. Bears den primarily to avoid being active during a period of time when food sources are limited. Weather conditions do play a role in denning phenology, but the influence of weather on denning behavior is less significant than food availability. As a result, do not expect that this spring snowstorm will reduce bear activity around the state. Bears are ready to come out of winter dens, and it is time for people to be vigilant and remove attractants that draw bears into residential areas. Homeowners need to take action now to reduce the chance of having a bear visit their home. One important guideline is to take down bird feeders and keep them down between April
and December, says New Hampshire Fish and Game Bear Project Leader Andrew Timmins; bears are attracted to birdseed, which is a nutrient-rich, easily accessible food source. “By late March, many New Hampshire residents had reported seeing bears, or bear tracks, around their bird feeders,” Timmins said. “Bears remember areas where they successfully secured food on previous occasions. It is how they adapt to periods of low food abundance. Given that sunflower seed is more nutritious than most foods a bear will find in the woods, it is easy to understand why some residences get visited by bears every spring.” Securing garbage is equally important as removing birdfeeders. If you secure your garbage and remove birdfeeders, you have addressed the two attractants that cause the vast majority of bear/human conflicts in New Hampshire. Removing these two common attractants will go a long
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way towards reducing the number of annual bear complaints. The N.H. Fish and Game Department thanks you for your efforts. Spring is a critical time for bears, as the greatest nutritional stress on a bear occurs during the first two months after they emerge from dens. During the denning period, bears typically lose 25% of their body weight, and a lactating female with newborn cubs may lose as much as 40%. The New Hampshire black bear population remains stable, with a statewide population that approximates 4,800 bears. Homeowners should take action to reduce the chances of a bear visiting their home. Avoid encounters with bears by taking a few simple precautions: * Stop all bird feeding by April 1. * Clean up any spilled birdseed and dispose of it in the trash. * Secure all garbage in airtight containers inside a garage or adequate storage area, and put garbage out on the morning of pickup, not the night before. * Avoid putting meat or other food scraps in your compost pile. * Don’t leave pet food dishes outside overnight. * Clean and store outdoor grills after each use.
* Finally, never intentionally feed bears! These steps will help to ensure that your backyard does not become attractive to bears and other wildlife, which is important because it prevents property damage by bears and because it keeps bears from becoming nuisance animals. “The surest way to prevent bear/ human conflicts is to keep your yard free of attractants. You may need to take additional steps to protect items that can’t be removed. For example, dumpsters should have a locking metal top that prevents access by bears, and beehives and livestock should be protected with an electric fence. To avoid bear-related conflicts, prevent bears from visiting and, most of all, from getting in the habit of finding food on your property,” said Timmins. For more information on preventing conflicts with black bears, visit http:// www.wildnh.com/Wildlife/Somethings_Bruin.htm. If you have questions about bearrelated problems, you can get advice by calling a toll-free number coordinated jointly by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services and the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department: 1-888-749-2327 (1-888-SHY-BEAR).
Babysitting training and CPR class in Colebrook COLEBROOK --American Red Cross Babysitter’s Training and Layperson CPR classes will be offered by the 45th Parallel EMS in Colebrook. The babysitter’s training class will be held on Saturday, May 14, beginning at 8 a.m. This class takes six and a half hours, and covers a wide variety of babysitting scenarios, from bedtime, to injuries, to babysitting as a business. Students must be at least eleven years old. The class costs $20; pre-registration and payment are required. The Layperson CPR class will be offered on Wednesday, May 11, beginning at 6 p.m. The class costs $20; pre-registration and payment are required. Classes will be held in the 45th Parallel EMS’s headquarters at 46 Ramsey Road, Colebrook. The
classes include classroom instruction and hands-on exercises. The American Red Cross is a national organization that offers a wide selection of CPR/AED, first aid, care-giving, disaster response, and emergency preparedness training. The 45th Parallel EMS is the only non-profit regional ambulance service in the state of New Hampshire. Located in the Great North Woods, the 45th covers five towns in New Hampshire and four towns in Vermont and handles approximately 1,000 calls per year. To register for the classes, or for more information, call the 45th Parallel EMS at(603) 237-5593, 46 Ramsey Road, Colebrook, NH 03576, or email Morgan Philips at email@example.com
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Prescribed fire burns for White Couture earns sales Mountain National Forest incentive trip to Puerto Rico
WMNF -- Spring burning in the White Mountain National Forest will begin this month as ground and weather conditions become right for safe and effective burning. Chase Marshall, White Mountain National Forest Fire Management Officer, is keeping a close eye on the weather and moisture levels in the various sites around the forest. “We have a site-specific burn plan for each area that describes the exact conditions we need before we’ll ignite a fire. We wait for the right wind, weather, and moisture levels that will allow us to burn safely. The burn plans also spell out all the details for the kinds of equipment and the number of trained firefighters needed at the site, and coordination with local fire departments.” The Forest Service plans to burn areas in the New Hampshire towns of Benton, Easton, Chatham, Ellsworth, Conway, Berlin, Randolph, Milan Gorham, and in the Maine towns of Gilead and Albany Township. The burn sites range from 1 to 54 acres in size. Up to 240 acres of the 796,000acre National Forest is planned for burning this spring. Prescribed fire is used to meet multiple resource objectives, including
the maintenance of wildlife openings in the forest. These openings provide grassy meadows or shrubby areas, adding to the diversity and complexity of habitat essential for some forest dwellers. “Periodic burning of these sites helps to maintain habitat for feeding, nesting, and cover for many wildlife species,” says Leighlan Prout, White Mountain National Forest Wildlife Program Leader. Burning also reduces the amount of accumulated forest fuels such as dead leaves, brush, and downed wood, lowering the risk for a wildfire. Prescribed fire can also prepare a seedbed on the forest floor for regeneration of certain tree species such as oak and pine. The burns are ignited and controlled by wildland firefighters with up-to-date training and gear. Firefighters stay prepared for assignments here and out west if needed for wildfire suppression. Marshall notes that most of the burn sites are well away from populated areas and will cause little if any inconvenience to National Forest visitors. For more information call Chase Marshall at White Mountain National Forest Headquarters, 603.536.6262 or your local Ranger District.
CBA announces honor roll students BERLIN -- Community Bible Academy of Berlin has announced its Honor Students for the third quarter of the 2010/2011 year. High honors go to Brady Buck, Austin Cornish, Tommy Oeschle, Michael Howry, Elianna Kimber and Emily Horsley. These students maintained an average of 95 or higher during the quarter. Honor Roll students that have maintained a grade of 90 or above
in each subject are Hidalgo Kardell, Viggo Kardell, Candice Howry, Anna Horsley, AshLynn Kready, Phoebe Ross, Braeden Cooney, Noah Cornish, Riley Cornish, Alexia Kimber, April McKinney, Jordyn Buck, Malina Heinemann, and Kellee Heinemann. Community Bible Academy is a private Christian School located at 595 Sullivan Street in Berlin. For more information about the school, please call 752-4315.
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MILAN- lia sophia advisor and Milan resident Stacy Couture recently joined other high achievers on an incentive trip to Puerto Rico. Couture earned the reward for reaching remarkable sales and recruiting goals. “I love selling lia sophia jewelry and helping others discover this great opportunity to own their own businesses,” said Couture. “Earning this trip makes me feel proud. I’ll be working hard to qualify again next year.” lia sophia Advisors enjoyed their stay at the Wyndham Rio Mar Beach Resort and Spa from April 3, to 8. The resort is located near the Atlantic Ocean and surrounded by the El Yunque Caribbean National Rain Forest. The lush vegetation of the rainforest is reflected in the classic tropic décor of the resort’s guest rooms. The incentive achievers enjoyed a welcome SHAHEEN from page one
a provision that the Department of Justice has to report its spending plan to Congress within 60 days. She said that requirement provided her with an opportunity to ask the department to look at the Berlin prison. Shaheen said the budget for the prison for a full year is $28.5 million. But with the fiscal year more than half over, she said she looking for enough money to get the prison up and running and the hiring process underway with the understanding the fiscal 2012 budget would provide additional funding to complete the activitation. Construction of the prison was completed last fall and activation was scheduled to begin this spring. Of the 300 employees that will work at
celebration dinner with their peers, and then took advantage of the fine cuisine, entertainment and deluxe accommodations at the resort. Each year, lia sophia gives its advisors the opportunity to earn a trip for one or two to a luxury destination by meeting or exceeding business goals, according to Bonni Davis, senior vice-president of U.S. sales and marketing for lia sophia. “This extraordinary group rose to the challenge that we set,” said Davis. “We are delighted that Couture qualified for this great reward this year, and look forward to welcoming even more advisors and managers at our next incentive destination.” For more information about lia sophia, please contact Stacy Couture at www.liasophia.com/stacycouture. the prison, sixty percent will be new employees and the local region has been preparing people to compete for those jobs. A local Talent Team is also working to get local businesses ready to bid on goods and services for the facility. Shaheen also pointed out that Berlin has invested significant amounts of money upgrading its water and sewer systems to handle the added demand with the expectation those costs would be offset by user fees once the prison is operating. Last week, NBC nightly news broadcast a piece on the issue of the federal prison in Berlin that included an interview with Shaheen who called the decision not to fund the opening of the prison shortsighted.
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Family Resource Center’s Project Youth Afterschool program hosts May Day event GORHAM -- Project Youth is but one program offered by the Family Resource Center, a non-profit organization, which has provided youth and family support programming for the North Country since 1997. Project Youth has served over 400, kindergarten through eighth grade youth in the Berlin/Gorham area spanning the last six years. Project Youth’s mission is to provide students with diverse educational, fun, energetic and healthy activities in a safe and supportive environment. We are currently organizing a fundraiser raffle to raise money so that we can provide more educational activity offerings to the students we work with. Come join us May 2, from 6-7 p.m. in the newly renovated Gorham Town Hall Auditorium which is handicap accessible and ADA compatible for an exciting hour of fun for all ages! Adults can take the challenge to compete with children and youth in electrifying ‘Minute to Win It’ challenges…and let’s not forget the chance to win great prizes! Thank you for supporting the Project Youth Afterschool Programs.
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Tremaine, Wurz plan fall 2011 wedding Karen Tremaine and Thomas Wurz
BERLIN -- Mr. and Mrs. Richard Tremaine of Berlin are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Karen Tremaine, to Thomas Wurz of Avon, Conn., son of Ms. Susan Wurz and Mr. Theodore J. Wurz. The couple is planning a fall 2011 wedding. Karen is a 1999 graduate of Berlin High School. She received her B.S. from Providence College in 2003 and her MBA from the University of Hartford in 2006.
She is currently employed as a senior underwriter for Sun Life Financial in Windsor, Conn. Tom is a 2001 graduate of Avon Old Farms School in Avon, Conn. He received his B.S. from Providence College in 2005 and his Juris Doctor from Western New England College School of Law in 2009. Tom is currently a licensed attorney practicing in Plainville, Conn.
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Auction: Sunday, May 1st, 12 Noon Preview: Saturday, April 30th, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Sunday, May 1st, 9:00 a.m. to Sale Time.
Following is a small sampling of items to be sold: Meade LX200 Telescope, Borg 150ED (lens) Telescope, 1951 Red Sox Champion Ball signed by Ted Williams & Team, 4 Edoward DeTaille Prints, Sampson 8-station Intercom, Field Phone Gen., Victorian Marble Top Table, Vic. Brass Fireplace Screen, Brass Bed, Mason & Hamlin Pump Organ, Armoir, Dropleaf Dining Room Table, Framed Theater Posters, Dining Room Table w/ Inlays & 8 Matching Chairs, Antique Military Sword by Bent & Bush, 1917 Trench Knife, Schrade-Walden Knife w/ Sheathe, 2 Bayonets, Vietnam Badges, Belt Buckles, Memorial Clock, & Die Cast Helecopter & more, WWII Sterling Silver Air Force Gunnerʼs Badge, 14ʼ Alumacraft fishing Boat, 10-hp Generator, Wilderness Piccolo Kayak, near-new .410 H&R 12 ga., Oragon Comp. Bow w/ acces., Snowshoes, Legend Electric Handicap Scooter, Boy Scout Collectibles, Sports Photos, 6-vol. Dickens Book Set, Misc. Old Books (including Wizard of Oz), Knife Collection, 4 Lighted Beer Signs, Tonka Toys, Stamp Collection, Coins, Sterling Silver Items, Bedroom Set w/ 7-Drawer Highboy Chest & dbl Bureau, 4month old Sleeper Couch, Cedar Chest, Oak 4-drawer Bureau, 5-drawer Pine Dresser, All-nighter Wood Stove, Mohawk Top Loader Wood Stove, Lopi Glass-front Wood Stove, Kenmore Stainless Dishwasher, Oil Paintings by Redmand, Ray Huntsman & others, Schwinn Bicycles, Hardrock CX Sport Bike, Folding Bicycle, Ross bicycle (1950-1960s), Golf Clubs w/bags, 2 Dunlop 700-17 Tires (NOS), Baby Crib/Bed w/ Changing Table & Drawers. Google: “Tom Troon, Auctioneer” for auctionzip link for more details & photos. Terms & Conditions: Cash, Check, Master Card, or Visa. 13% buyerʼs premium will be charged.
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The newly expanded Subway Restaurant in Gorham will be opening at 7 p.m. today at its new location at 66 Main Street, across from the beautiful Gorham Commons Park and Visitors Center. The restaurant will feature a new Tuscany décor and will have accessible parking, making it convenient for their customers. There is also additional parking for buses and recreational vehicles. Subway will expand their hours starting Memorial Day weekend. The store will be open Monday to Saturday 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. All breakfast items and regular menu items are available first thing in the morning.
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Berlin police log
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Thursday, April 21 9:20 a.m.- Hannah Williams, 26, of Berlin, was arrested for violation of a protective order. She was released on $500 personal recognizance bail and no court date was listed. 6:27 p.m.- Police responded to a domestic incident on Willard Street and took a woman in for protective custody. 6:43 p.m.- Police responded to an incident involving an intoxicated 16-year old boy. The incident is under investigation. 10:00 p.m.- Joseph Perreault, 26, of Berlin, was arrested for simple assault and false imprisonment. He
was released on $1,000 P.R. bail and given a June 7 court date. Friday, April 22 12:32 p.m.- A brush fire was reported on Cogswell Road. The fire was extinguished. 1:05 p.m.- A man reported a possible missing woman. She later returned home. 9:33 p.m.- Scott Fortier, 30, of Berlin, was arrested on a Superior Court capias. He was transported to the county jail in lieu of bail. Saturday, April 23 12:25 a.m.- Benajmin Leighton, 23, of Milan, was arrested on two counts of theft. He was released on $350
P.R. bail and given a June 7 court date. Police also arrested Anthony Heath, 24, of Milan, on two counts of theft. He was released on $350 P.R. bail and given a June 7 court date. 10:35 a.m.- Police received a report of stolen steel from the East Side River Road. The incident is under investigation. 12:54 p.m.- Police received a report of a stolen vehicle. The vehicle was reposed accidentally and returned to the owner. 7:11 p.m.- Larry Prout, 36, of Berlin, was arrested as a fugitive from justice. He was transported to the county jail pending a bail hear-
ing. Sunday, April 24 9:37 a.m.- Police received a report of a truck that was broken into on the Success Pond Road. 12:47 p.m.- A man reported someone attempted to break into his apartment. The incident is under investigation. 9:07 p.m.- Police received a report of a domestic incident on First Avenue. The incident is under investigation. 10:54 p.m.- Police received a report of an attempted burglary at Floral Designs, on Main Street. The incident is under investigation.
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By Holiday Mathis dence and interdependence well now. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Like any good superhero, your true identity must be, at times, hidden. Only the ones on the very inside are trusted with the information about your enormous strength and power. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). There is a buffer zone around you now, and you are careful to only include those who have proven themselves worthy of getting close to you. This is how you avoid distractions and accomplish what you need to do. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). You have a powerful personal radar system that extends from your heart to the hearts of those around you. You don’t have to know a person well to recognize their pain. You’re part of the healing, too. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You will be assertive when you need to be, but mostly laid-back. You easily share yourself with others. This builds bonds that are enjoyable, effortless and a source of both pride and comfort. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You have acted more sensibly than others in your family, and you will see the benefit of those choices now. You certainly don’t want to win at anyone else’s expense, but your victory will be noble. TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (April 28). It’s a year of bright ideas and bold action. You’ll connect in different social circles in May. A special relationship is touched with poetry and magic. You have a healing talent. You will be sensitive to the pain of others and could make money alleviating it. July and October bring financial good fortune. You share a connection with Scorpio and Aquarius. Your lucky numbers are: 4, 15, 33, 18 and 42.
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––––––––––––––––– DAILY CALENDAR ––––––––––––––––– Wednesday, April 27 Berlin Zoning Board of Adjustment: holding a public meeting, at 6:30 p.m., City Hall, 168 Main Street. Provisions for persons with special needs can be made by contacting the Berlin Code Enforcement, via telephone or mail, 603-752-1630 603-7522620 (Fax) 603-752-1610 (TDD). Thursday, April 28 Free Small Business Counseling: Stewart Gates, SBDC, available to meet with entrepreneurs, by appointment only, for no cost business counseling, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., (BEDCO), 177 Main Street, Berlin, New Hampshire. Call 752-3319 for appointment. Berlin School Board: meeting at 6p.m. in the Berlin High School Library.
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Saturday, April 30 Story Time At GPL: 10:30 a.m, Gorham Public Library. Snacks will be provided. FMI 4662525. Unwanted prescription drug take back. The Gorham Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Agency will be collecting any unwanted, expired or unused prescription medications, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m., Gorham Town Hall. The service is free and anonymous. Free Community Meal. Ham dinner with all the trimmings. Sittings 5 and 6 p.m., St. Barnabas Episcopal Church basement, Main Street Berlin. Tickets at Gill’s Florist, Morin’s Shoe Store, or the church. Take out available, 752-3504 FMI or to make a reservation by phone.
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––––––––––––––– ONGOING CALENDAR –––––––––––––– Thursday Boy Scout Pack 207: meets every Thursday at 6:30 in the St. Michael’s School cafeteria. Berlin-Gorham White Mountain Rotary Club: Meets every Thursday 730 to 830 a.m., Town & Country Inn Shelburne. FMI email email@example.com Senior Meals: Guardian Angel School, noon. Suggested donations for 60 and over $3; under 60 $6. All are welcome. (FMI 752-2545) Mt. Jefferson LDG. #103 I.O.O.F.: meets second and fourth Thursdays of month, 7 p.m., 701 Presidential Highway, Jefferson. FMI 1-802-892-6684 or 723-0766. Gorham Public Library: Open M-F: 10am – 6pm; Saturdays: 10am – Noon. Children’s Story Time: Fridays, 1:30pm. The NH Downloadable Audio Book Program available to patrons, who are able to choose from a varied and extensive collection. FMI at 466-2525 or firstname.lastname@example.org. AA Meeting: noon to 1 p.m., St. Barnabas Church, 2 High St., Berlin. Berlin Knights of Columbus: Third and Fourth Degree meets on second Thursday of each month, 7 p.m., St. Anne’s lower hall, Berlin. Dinner served at 5:30 p.m. for members and guests from September to May. Shelburne Library Schedule: Thursdays - 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturdays - 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. U-Turn Youth Group: invites all youth ages 12 to 17 to join us on Thursday nights from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.. Lots of fun, fellowship and just what you need to pick up your week. Call Steve at 752-5374 at Harvest Christian Fellowship, a Foursquare Church. Milan Public Library: Monday, 1:30 to 7:30 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday’s 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous: 12 to 1 p.m., Discussion Meeting, St. Barnabas Church, corner of High and Main St., Berlin. Step Book Meeting, 7 to 8 p.m., Androscoggin Valley Hospital, Berlin. Exercise Classes: Berlin Senior Center, 610 Sullivan St., Berlin, 4 to 5 p.m. (FMI 752-2545) Pre-School Reading, Arts, Crafts Program: Errol Public Library, 10:30 a.m. To register, call Ann Bragg at 483-7720 or go to the library from 8 a.m. to noon Wednesday through Saturday. F. O. E. Eagles 1464: Meets first and third Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. The Salvation Army Thrusday Afterschool Programs: 3 – 3:30, snack and homework help; 3:30 – 4 Timbrels; 4 – 4:30 Sacred Dance; 4:30 – 5 Singing Company; Dinner; and Boys Adventure Corps and Sunbeams. For more information please call 7521644. Dummer Library Hours: 3 to 7 p.m. (FMI 4490995, E-mail: email@example.com) Berlin and Coos County Historic Society Moffett House Museum: Open five days, Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. Can also be opened by appointment. Call 752-4590. Available are historical documents, school yearbooks, Berlin/ Gorham directories, annual city reports, city and county reports, Brown Bulletins, old books, artifacts and more. Serenity Steps: 567 Main Street. Berlin’s peer support center. Open Monday to Wednesday, noon to 5 p.m., Thursdays and Fridays, noon to 8 p.m. Offers a variety of support groups and activities to area’s Friday AA Meeting: Discussion Meeting, 12 to 1 p.m., St. Barnabas Church, 2 High St., Berlin. Discussion Meeting,, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., AVH. Weekly “Luck of the Draw” Cribbage Tournament. Gorham American Legion, 6 Androscoggin St., Gorham, $5pp: registration 5:15 to 5:45; play starts 6 p.m. Call Legion for more info 466-2433. Bingo: St. Anne Hall, 5:30 p.m. Sponsored by Theatre North. Senior Meals: Guardian Angel School, noon. Suggested donations for 60 and over $3; under 60 $6. All are welcome. (FMI 752-2545) 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.
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by Abigail Van Buren
WIFE SAYS KISS ON THE HAND DESERVES SLAP ON THE WRIST
DEAR ABBY: My wife and I shop in an upscale shoe store. On the past two visits there, a middle-aged salesman kissed my wife’s hand when we left. I was surprised but not offended, considering it to be nothing more than an old-fashioned expression of courtesy. The man is knowledgeable, helpful and honest. My wife, however, disagrees. She says his gesture is forward and inappropriate and that I should resent it. Who’s right? -- T.R. IN HOUSTON DEAR T.R.: You are. The kiss-on-the-hand routine may be part of the man’s sales technique. If he has done it before and your wife had no objection, then it’s not surprising he did it a second time. What would she like you to do -- challenge him to a duel? If she felt the gesture was inappropriate, then she shouldn’t have offered her hand to him a second time. DEAR ABBY: I hope you will share the following tips for dealing with orphaned or injured wildlife. Once people understand how to handle an encounter with an injured animal they will make safe decisions and possibly have a positive impact on nature: 1. The animal may NOT be orphaned! Deer leave their babies hidden in clumps of bushes or tall grass while they search for food. A baby bird that has fallen from the nest can be gently picked up and returned. 2. If you find an orphaned or injured animal, be very cautious. Frightened animals and animals in pain will bite. Opossums, raccoons and other mammals can carry rabies. 3. Do not bring the animal inside to nurse it back to health and keep as a pet. It will probably need the care of a veterinarian, and it’s illegal in most states to keep a native species without a license. Contact a wildlife rehabilitation center. Your
local park service can point you to the nearest rehab center. 4. After any contact with an injured/orphaned animal, wash your hands and change your clothing as soon as possible. You don’t know what germs the animal may be carrying. 5. Teach children about local wildlife. If they find an animal that is sick or injured, make sure they know they should tell an adult right away. 6. You CAN make a difference. Severely injured animals may not be able to return to the wild, but many rehab centers keep them as display animals and use them to teach the public more about them. Unless you are a veterinarian, you cannot accurately determine if an animal will survive or not. Animals that really have no chance will be humanely euthanized instead of left to suffer, which in a case like that, is the kindest thing that can be done. -- CARLY IN RICHMOND HEIGHTS, OHIO DEAR CARLY: I hope my animal-loving readers will give your letter the consideration it deserves, because it highlights the fact that sometimes people -- with the best of intentions -can cause more harm than good. If you encounter an injured animal, the wisest thing to do is contact animal control or a local shelter. DEAR ABBY: My friend says if it weren’t for sex, you wouldn’t have enough material to write your column. I disagree, and have told him that you could still do your columns. What say you? -- TOM AND JERRY IN CINCINNATI DEAR TOM AND JERRY: I say I could -- but it wouldn’t be as much fun.
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
BERLIN- 1 bedroom/ studio apartment, completely furnished including appliances. Newly renovated. Includes heat, hot water, electricity, TV cable Internet & telephone. Off street parking. Very safe & clean. No smoking/pets. Downtown location. Accepting applications. Only $125/week. Available May 1st. Call 723-6276 or 752-6276.
8FT Sunsetter awning, provides shade and rain protection for deck, camp or camper $250/obo. Sump $50/obo (603)466-5739 after 3:30pm or leave message.
BERLIN- large sunny 2 bdrm apt. Heat & h/w included. 717 2nd Ave. $650/mo plus security. (207)571-4001.
BED- Orthopedic 11 inch thick super nice pillowtop mattress & box. 10 Yr. warranty, new-in-plastic. Cost $1,200, sell Queen-$299, Full-$270 King-$450. Can deliver. 235-1773
BERLIN: Spacious 3/bedroom, 2/bath, 2nd floor, recently renovated, w/d hook-up. Includes heat, no pets, no smoking, references required, $750 plus security, 603-986-5264.
BEDROOM, full size bed, dresser/ mirror, chest, night stand, dark color, excellent condition, asking $450, call 466-2159.
FIRST floor 3 bedrooms 170 High, washer dryer connection, heat, hot water $750/monthly (603)723-6589.
BEDROOM- 7-piece Solid cherry sleigh. Dresser/Mirror chest & night stand (all dovetail). New-in-boxes cost $2,200 Sell $895. 603-427-2001
GORHAM 1- 2 bedroom apts. Heat & hot water included. $550/mo. 978-726-6081. GORHAM NH- furnished. Includes washer/ dryer, 2 bedroom/ 2nd floor, No smoking/ no pets, $575/mo plus utilities (603)466-3809. GORHAM, NH 1 bedroom $650/mo, heat/ hot water included. Security deposit, references. 2 bedroom available in May. 1(800)944-2038. GORHAM- 2 bedroom newly remodled house, single car garage, nice yard, efficient. Available third week in May. 723-1664. $800/month. One year lease, references, 1st month rent, SD required. GORHAM: 13 Exchange St, (white bldg w/ black trim) 1 br, second floor, h/ hw, fridge and stove, no w/d hookup, no pets. Sec. dep. needed. Call: 466-3378 (8am-4pm, M-F or leave a message). GORHAM: 2 bedroom, heat, h/w, garage, off street parking, no pets, security, 603-723-6310. GREAT 2nd floor, 2 to 3 bedroom apt. Deck, off street parking, $550, includes heat. Security, references 603-326-3749. TWO room furnished efficiency apt. Deck, washer, dryer, central location, parking $450/mo includes all utilities. call 752-5250.
$1-A-DAY CLASSIFIEDS • CALL 752-5858
GORHAM NH- 299 Main St. 1900sf Great visibility. 466-3809.
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.
Low Cost Spay/ Neuter
GOT a problem? Pray the Rosary!
$75 weekly. Furnished, locked room, shared owners residence. $100 three room apartment. Inclusive, secluded. 603-728-7415.
Cats & dogs Rozzie May Animal Alliance 603-447-1373 PUPPY spring sale, 20% off small mixed breeds. See website for more details: www.mainelypuppies.com (207)539-1520. RED/WHITE Brittany Spaniels 2 males, 8 weeks old, going fast. firstname.lastname@example.org (603)723-6726. SEAL Point Siamese kittens, $200, ready for Mother's Day, 603-752-2703. SENEGAL parrot hand fed baby ready now. $175. Parents available $250 for pair. (603)752-1754.
Antiques ANTIQUES, glass, furniture, & collectibles of all kinds wanted by Bob Gauthier, 449-2542. Specializing in Estate and Business liquidation. Bonded.
Mom, for choosing
1 bedroom apt. Heat and hot water, w/d $130/week. Security (603)752-6459 or (603)752-7693.
2002 Dodge Caravan, 6cyl. aut., 51k miles, cruise, good tires, little rust, always garaged, was wifes, $6000, 752-2650.
1, 2, & 3 BR $500 to $675. No pets, application required. (603)752-3959.
BUYING junk cars and 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 www.start.youravon.com and enter reference code: dblaisedell.
Child Care EXPERIENCED childcare professional w/ ECE degree looking for sitting/ nannying position, Berlin area. 603-991-8171.
2 great apts. available. Great Landlord. 3 bedroom, 1st and 2nd floor. Call H&R Block (603)752-2372. APARTMENTS & Homes for rent. All sizes. Furnished/ unfurnished (603)723-4970. BERLIN 1 bedroom/ studio apt, completely furnished including appliances. Newly renovated. Includes heat, hot water, electricity, TV cable, Internet and telephone. Off street parking. No smoking/ pets. Downtown location. Accepting applications. Only $125/week. Available May 1st. Call (603)723-6276 or (603)752-6276.
AMAZING! Beautiful queen or full pillow top mattress set $249, king $399. See ad under “furniture”.
For Sale 20QT Saniserv softserve ice-cream machine. Air-cooled. 115 Volts. 5 years old. Great condition. $2999. 603-986-2990.
COMPUTER, 2 years old, E-machines, Windows XP, AMD Athelon 64 Processor, DVD/RWR, 19” HD monitor, very little use, asking $300 (603)752-5868. Custom Glazed Kitchen Cabinets. Solid maple, never installed. May add/subtract to fit kitchen. Cost $6,000 sacrifice $1,750. 433-4665 RCA 27” TV with Guide Plus. Excellent condition. $85. 603-752-4784. STEEL buildings- Huge saving/ factory deals- 38x50 reg. $25,300 now $17,800- 50x96 reg. $53,800 now $39,800. www.utilityking.com Source #1IB. (866)609-4321.
Furniture AMAZING! Beautiful Queen or Full Mattress Set. Luxury firm European pillow-top. New in plastic, costs $1,095, sell $249. Can deliver. 603-305-9763
Help Wanted A Full Time Opportunity High paced marketing company looking for experienced Telemarketing/ Customer Service Representative to manage referral program. Please send resume to email@example.com Call 603-960-1501.
EARLY CHILDHOOD WORKSHOP TRAINERS
Hiring Credentialed Trainers to conduct nutrition, physical activity & tobacco policy trainings in NH child care programs. Trainer will attend 1-day training & conduct 6 trainings by 11/30/11. Deadline 5/6/2011. For more details and application e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
SCHOOL ADMINISTRATIVE UNIT NO. 20 Notice of Vacancy 2011-2012 School Year
Are you working in the area and need a room for a night, week or by the month? Stay at a DuBee Our Guest Bed and Breakfast in Milan. Fully furnished including paper goods, full use of kitchen, wireless internet, Direct TV, barbecue grill, and cleaning service. $35 per night or $125/week. Owners have separate living quarters FMI call 603-449-2140 or 603-723-8722
BERLIN 2nd floor & 3rd floor, 4 room, 2 bedroom, heated. Call (978)609-4010.
BERLIN: East Side, 1 bedroom spacious studio apartment, 1st floor, newly renovated, off street parking, no smoking. $520/mo. Free internet, w/d hookup. Must see! Call 603-723-0918.
General Music/Chorus/Band Teacher Edward Fenn Elementary School is seeking a certified music teacher with experience working with young, school age children in the areas of general music, choral and band instruction to work three days per week with students. The Edward Fenn Elementary school serves area children in grades kindergarten through the 5th grade. Interested candidates should have a high interest in providing our youngest students with introductory instruction in vocal and instrumental music, and foster music appreciation. The chosen candidate will possess a love of children, music and a positive attitude. Organizational skills, the ability to work with others and creativity are essential. This position requires candidates to direct the school chorus and band, as well as give group and private lessons. The teacher will instruct students in the technical aspects of music, conduct rehearsals, and evaluate student performance. Salary and benefits will be prorated for the 3/5ths music position. For consideration as a candidate for this position, please submit a letter of interest, resume, and three letters of recommendation to:
Mr. Paul Bousquet, Superintendent of Schools, SAU #20 123 Main Street, Gorham, NH 03581 Phone: (603)466-3632 Fax: (603)466-3870 Applications are due by: May 20, 2011 SAU NO. 20 IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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AFFORDABLE handyman, no job too small, porches, roofs, painting, clean houses, estates, empty apartments for re-rentals, etc. free estimate, low prices, 603-326-3094.
BUYING junk or used campers, automobiles, motorcyles, 723-8055.
• 1st and 2nd shift CNC Operators
RIVERSIDE Speedway is looking for responsible individuals to work in their main concession area every Saturday night and some Sundays during May-Oct. Previous experience in the food industry a plus. To apply contact Anne L'Heureux at email@example.com or call 207-571-9554.
Come be part of our Team. We are looking for hard working individuals that have some machining background. Be part of the production process of barrels that are well known all over the world. Some heavy lifting required. Full benefits after 90 days. 2 weeks paid vacation after 1 year service. EOE
Apply in person to: Green Mountain Rifle Barrel Co. 153 West Main St., Conway
Home Improvements FORTIER HOME REPAIR Old & New- One call, We do it All! (603)752-1224.
Motorcycles BUY • SELL • T RADE www.motoworks.biz
(603)447-1198. Olson’s Moto Works, RT16 Albany, NH.
Real Estate GORHAM: 3 bedroom, $119,900 and 2 family, $129,900, owner financing, small down payment, 603-466-5933, 603-915-6216.
TRUCK Drivers. Minimum 3 yrs CDL qualified. Gorham location. Call 603-466-2141.
St. Judes - $5
APPLIANCE repair and installation trained professional, $49 service call in Berlin-Gorham area Steve 915-1390.
HOMECARE PROVIDER Are you a caring person? Have you considered becoming a Homecare Provider? We are supporting a friendly and personable woman to find a homecare provider who is open to sharing their own home with her. She requires personal care assistance and enjoys socializing with people. She is very interested in living in the Berlin, Gorham or Milan area and would like to meet people who may be good candidates for the position. Payment is made through a contract and will be negotiated with the chosen Provider. If you think you might be interested and would like more information, please contact Cindy Lapointe, Housing coordinator at (603)752-1005. Applications are available at the: Community Services Center, Attn: Housing Coordinator, 69 Willard St. Berlin, NH 03570 (603)752-1005. EOE
HYPNOSIS for habit change, stress, regression. Michael Hathaway, DCH, certified hypnotherapist. Madison 367-8851.
AFFORDABLE ROOFING & SIDING SOLUTIONS.
Drivers license mandatory. Monday thru Friday 8am to 5pm, Saturday 8am to noon. Computer knowledge and basic web navigation required Candidate must have good people skills, enjoy working with the public and must be able to work independently. Benefits available. Apply in person at: Labonville 504 Main Street Gorham, NH
BOOM TRUCK OPERATOR White Mountain Lumber has an opening for a Boom Truck and Delivery Truck Driver. Responsibilities include warehousing and material handling, loading and unloading trucks (includes lifting in excess of 75 pounds), inventory control, route management, and daily inspection of vehicles to ensure proper maintenance is performed. Successful candidates will possess CDL Class A license, HS Diploma or equivalent, 4 years driving experience, effective communication and organizational skills, must have an attention for detail and a safety awareness, positive and professional demeanor, stable work history, strong customer service background and good driving record required. Experience operating a Boom or Self-Loading Truck and Forklift would be an advantage. Contact Mark Kelley at 603-752-1000 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Wanted To Buy
Highest quality craftsmanship. Fully Insured. Lowest prices guaranteed. FMI (603)730-2521.
BUYING junk cars/ trucks, heavy equip- farm mach., scrap iron. Call 636-1667 days, 636-1304 evenings.
BISSON’S Family Lawn Care: No jobs too small. Landscaping, mowing, etc. Free estimates. Dennis (603)723-3393.
SMALL quantity Free stones, approx. 12 inch diameter. Will pick up. Call Matt 326-9441.
CARPENTRY, handyman, property maintenance, no job too small. Call Dennis Bisson, 723-3393, free estimates.
SNOWMACHINES, motorcycles, lawnmowers, outboard motors, aluminum boats for junk or repair, 348-1524.
CERTIFIED LNA, 10 yrs. exp. looking to do private duty or errands, cleaning house, etc. call Kathy 603-752-1958, 603-986-7920. DO you need help with house cleaning, yard work, errands, transportation? Call “Jill of All Trades” (603)348-3789. GOOD Samaritan Home Improvement serving seniors, lawn care, painting, repairs and more. (603)342-9092. HANDYMAN: Property maintenance, carpentry, int./ ext. painting, sheet-rocking, etc. free estimates, call 915-0755. LOOKING for some spring lawn maintenance? Is your lawn full of dirt and sod left by the winter's snow plows? If you are looking for a trustworthy guy, at an affordable price, and above average cleaning, call Dan at 723-2533. I'd be happy to help you out. MASTER Gardener. $10 hour. Will labor, plant, weed, free advice, buy your vegetables. 603-728-7415 "24/7"
Small Engine Technician Position Available Labonville Inc. currently has a small engine technician position available. Primary responsibilities include repairs on chainsaws, weed wackers, snowblowers, riding and push lawnmowers, wood splitters, and cut –off saws. Other duties include, but not limited to assisting walk in customers, balancing a cash drawer, and ordering necessary inventory.
NEW Hampshire Books Needed; White Mountains, AMC Guides, History, Sets, Estates, Many Others. Mat, 348-7766.
repairing throwers, mowers, blowers, augers, tillers, trimmers, chainsaws, etc. Here, there, anywhere. 723-7103.
Northern Dreamscapes Mowing, de-thatching and aerating. Spring clean-ups and mulching. Lot sweeping. Professional and Insured. Call (603)723-6990. RAFFI’S Painting and Pressure Cleaning. Residential, commercial, industrial, interior, exterior. Pressure wash driveways, roofs, siding. Carpet cleaning, lead removal. Certified 29 years experience. Full insured, free estimates, references available. 603-915-0816, 603-723-2690.
TECHPROS- COMPUTER SALES & SERVICE
16+ years experience! On-site computer repair, upgrades, wireless setup, virus removal, & more! (603)723-0918 www.TechProsNH.com
Yard Sale 3RD ANNUAL INDOOR YARD SALE West Milan Town Hall
Saturday April 30th, 9am-2pm 4/30, 8-3, baby gear, boys 0-12m. girls 0-3T, household items, double stroller, corner of Portland and Arthur Street. 5 family garage sale. Rain or shine. Saturday, April 30 from 10a.m. to 4p.m. 31 Pershing Ave., Berlin. Craft supplies, furniture, kitchen supplies, yard and garden items. And much, much, more!! BIG 2 day moving sale. Sat 4/30 and Sun. 5/1 from 8am-6pm. 17 Glen Rd. Gorham. Rain or shine and priced to sell. Rooms of stuff. Furniture, bookcases, dining room set, hutches, chair lift, air conditioners, elec heaters, micro, collectibles, costume jewelry party lite, Avon, antique clocks, China gadget galore, new stuff, old stuff, hardware, tools. ESTATE Sale Sat. 4/30, 8am-4pm. Sun. 5/1, 8am-2pm. 167 Ruby St. Berlin on top of Hillside Ave. Furniture, grandfather clock, oak diningroom set, bedroom sets, household items. GIGANTIC Indoor yard sale on 112 Pleasant St. (below American Legion) Saturday, April 30 and Sunday May 1 starting at 9am. For sale: Furniture (must see), photographic art, books, frames, housewares. Halloween costumes, toys, Christmas decorations, fireproof file, cabinet and large safe. Everything is priced to sell and there is something for everyone. MOVING sale. Sat 4/30, Sun 5/1, 62 Jimtown Rd. Gorham. Children items, books, winter items, decorations & more.
YOU’VE GOT IT.
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!
Leona B. Normand –––––––––––––––– OBITUARIES ––––––––––––––––
BERLIN -- Mrs. Leona B. Normand, 87, of 798 Fifth Ave., Berlin, NH, passed away on Wednesday April 27, 2011 at the St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua, NH. She was born in Gorham, NH, on August 20, 1923, the daughter of Joseph A. and Marie (Vachon) Jolin and was a lifelong resident of Berlin. She had been employed by Granite State Rubber Co. and had also worked in her husband’s logging business. She was a member of Good Shepherd Parish. Leona loved to cook, was an avid Boston Bruins fan, was a former member of St. Joseph Parish and was a member of the Ladies of St. Anne. Members of the family include her seven children, Paul Normand of Delaware, Ohio, Richard Normand of Shelburne, Vt., Rene Normand of Gorham, NH, Robert Normand of Stark, NH, David Normand of Berlin, NH, Susan Boucher of Berlin, NH, and John Normand of North Hampton, NH; many grandchildren and greatgrandchildren; two brothers, Louis Jolin of Manchester, NH, and Raymond Jolin of Ft. Myers, Fla.; many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her husband, Wilfred A. Normand; a son, Leo Normand, and siblings, Simon, Lydia and Simonne. Funeral services will be private. Interment will be in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to Good Shepherd Parish or the American Cancer Society. The Bryant Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. To sign the guestbook, please visit www.bryantfuneralhome.net.
Dean E. Howard
MAGALLOWAY PLANTATION, ME. -- Dean E. Howard, 87, of Magalloway Plantation, Me., passed away on Sunday April 24, 2011 at his winter home in Weirsdale, Fla. He was born in Colebrook, NH, on April 16, 1924, the son of the late Verne and Lena “Peg” (Johnson) Howard, and was a lifelong resident of the Colebrook and Magalloway Plantation area. Dean entered the US Marine Corps during World War II and served honorably in the Pacific at Iwo Jima. Along with his wife, he purchased Howard’s Restaurant from his parents in 1948. He and his wife Jean operated the restaurant until their retirement in the late 1980s. Dean was a member of Evening Star Lodge #37 F&AM in Colebrook and Bektash Shrine Temple in Concord, NH. Members of the family include his wife ,Jean (Cameron) Howard of Magalloway Plantation, Me.; a daughter ,Deanna Howard of Etna, NH; three sons, William Hooper of New Brunswick, Canada, Douglas Howard of Beecher Falls, Vt., and Cameron Howard of Colebrook, NH; five grandchildren; a great-grandchild; nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister Phyllis and two brothers, Carl and Donald. A memorial service will be held at a later date, at a time to be announced. Interment will be in the Magalloway Plantation Cemetery. Arrangements are by the Bryant Funeral Homes, Berlin and Gorham, NH. Anyone who wishes may make a donation his memory to the Magalloway Pink Church, C/O Joanne Bean, 161 Sturtevant Pond Rd., Errol, NH, 03579. For more information, or to sign an online guest book, please visit www.bryantfuneralhome.net.
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AVH welcomes new Orthopaedist W. Lloyd Barnard, Jr., MD
BERLIN -- AVH Surgical Associates, located in the AVH Professional Center at 7 Page Hill Road in Berlin, has welcomed W. Lloyd Barnard, Jr. MD, Orthopedic Surgeon, to its practice. A graduate of Colgate University, Rutgers University and Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, Dr. Barnard most recently served as the Chief of Surgery at Parkland Hospital in Derry, New Hampshire. A member of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons, he has worked at Corning Hospital in Corning, New York, Providence VA Hospital and Rhode Island Hospital. Dr. Barnard also served as Emeritas Professor at Miriam Hospital and as Chief of Orthopedics at Memorial Hospital. A recipient of the Distinguished Teaching Award at Brown University and Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award, Dr. Barnard has presented such topics as, “Common Fractures”, “Total Shoulders”, “Pectoral Girdle and Shoulder” and “Shoulder and Arm.” Androscoggin Valley Hospital’s other orthopedic practitioners will assist Dr. Barnard in the operating room, and with post operative care as needed. He performs a full range of orthopedic surgical procedures, including arthroscopy of the knee and shoulder. “I am pleased to be able to help fill the surgical needs of Coos County,” said Dr. Barnard. “AVH Surgical Associates features practitioners and staff of the highest quality, and I am looking forward to helping Lead the Way to a Healthier Future.” In addition to Dr. Barnard, Delphine Glorieux-Sullivan M.D., F.R.C.S. ( C. ), Harry C. Stearns III, M.D. F.A.A.O.S. and Richard J. Lorenz, P.A.-C. welcome new patients. For more information, please call 752-7750.
An Androscoggin Valley Hospital Babysitting Course took place in the hospital’s lecture room Friday, April 22. Topics covered included a review of what participants like in a babysitter; growth and development of children; questions to ask the parent or guardian before starting babysitting; caring for a child, diapering, feeding and bathing; following the parent’s guidelines; child safety; and CPR. Upon successful course completion, students received an AVH Certificate of Program Completion. They are: front row, (l-r) Robyn Parker, Brittany Lettelier, Vanessa Leeman, Abigael Tanguay. Middle row (l-r) Kailey Price, Shy Henry, Destiny Dana, Taylor Miller, Lillian Couture, Tiffiney Poirier, Rebecca Stewart, Abigail Morin. Back row:, (l-r) Karen Bertin-Roy, Kayden Dube, Ann O’Sullivan, Skylar Gray, Amber Roberts, Skye Rano, Allison Gallagher, Julie Downs, Kassidy Lemieux, Kasey St. Cyr, Donna Gagne.
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April 19 12:05 p.m. -- State police investigated an accident in Stewartstown. A vehicle operated by Dean Willis , 65, of Whitman, Mass., went out of control due to driver inattention and rolled over. Minor injuries were reported and the vehicle was towed from the scene. April 20 2:56 p.m. -- State Police stopped Jerry Chelle , 72, of Lancaster, for a traffic violation in Lancaster. He was subsequently arrested for operation after suspension. He will need to appear in the Lancaster District Court June 15. April 21
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12:50 p.m. -- State Police are investigating an allegation of theft at the Balsams Resort 11:30 p.m. -- State police investigated an accident in the town of Jefferson. Michael Dupont, of Gorham, was eastbound on Rt. 2 in Jefferson and lost control of his vehicle, rolling over into the ditch. He was not injured and his vehicle was towed from the scene. April 22 5:42 p.m. -- State Police arrested Dana Lynch, 44, of Columbia, during a routine traffic stop resulting in a charge of possession of drugs. Lynch was released with a summons to appear in Colebrook Court on July 14.
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The project generally includes the reconstruction of approximately 1.7 miles of Randolph Hill Road including associated drainage improvements from the intersection of US Route 2 to High Acres Road, The project includes reclamation of the existing road and replacement of all drainage structures and controls. All bidders must be NHDOT pre-qualified contractors for road construction. A copy of the Bidding documents may be examined and obtained from H.E. Bergeron Engineers, Inc., 2605 White Mtn, Hwy., PO Box 440, North Conway, NH 03860 (603)-356-6936, upon a non-refundable payment of $85 per set ($15 for regular postage and $30 for US Postal Service overnight postage). A Pre-Bid conference will be held at the Randolph Town Hall, Friday, April 29, 2011, at 9 a.m. All potential Bidders are encouraged to attend.
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FESTIVAL from page one
Graham said he’s heard Gorham tried one a few years ago though the event didn’t go well because of the sub-zero temperatures. Given the success of Sled Fest this past winter, Graham said he felt it would be a good chance for the town to complement events like that by doing something extra. Even though Sled Fest was an event later in the winter, Graham said the winter festival could be something either right before the holidays or afterwards. He added this could incorporate other holiday-related things like having a Christmas tree on the common. The town hall, said Graham, could serve key location for the events. He added it could be a place for people to go in, sit down, and have refreshments or even check out some entertainment like music. Starting a winter festival is really something for the people and businesses in Gorham, said Graham. He added it will show people the town is working to promote the community. There’s also an obvious economic benefit, said Graham. He added a big event would draw people into the downtown. Hopefully, Graham said it could lead to economic development if someone comes to the event and sees an opportunity to start a business or relocate. Graham said the town could promote the event outside of New Hampshire. He added people in Boston are always looking for a reason to get out of the city during the winter and check out something new. If the event can get support from the community and get started, Graham said he hopes to see it become an annual eve TROOP F LOG from page 16
5:42 p.m. -- State Police arrested Tobi Barrett, 41, of Colebrook during a routine traffic stop in Stewarstown resulting in a DWI. Barrett was released with a summons to appear in Colebrook Court on July 14. April 23 12:02 a.m. -- State Police arrested Patricia A. Chandler, 39, of Lancaster, for DWI. She will be arraigned in the Lancaster District Court on June 1. 11:23 p.m. -- State Police stopped Chris Emery, 48, of Lancaster,for a motor vehicle violation in the town of Lancaster on US Route 3. Subsequently Emery was arrested on the charge of driving while intoxicated. She will need to appear in the Lancaster District Court on June 15. April 24 11:18 p.m. -- State Police arrested Corey Hudon, 21, of Jefferson, on Route 3 in Lancaster for DWI subsequent to an investigation into a stolen ATV. He was transported to the Lancaster Police Department for processing and will need to appear before the Lancaster District Court.
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Laflamme said DOT has already acquired half of the properties required and hopes to complete all the acquisition by this fall. The entire project is scheduled to be completed in 2013 at a cost of $10 million. The city’s share is 20 percent or $2 million, which was part of the capital improvement, bond the city borrowed two years ago. Taylor and Associates, who did the city’s recent master plan, have put together a team of professional planners, architects, engineers, and landscape architects. The team will look at how to reuse new spaces crated by the project, how to minimize impacts to properties adjacent to the route, and improvements such as landscaping and parks. The charrette kicks off this Friday, April 29 at 1 p.m. with a public walking tour of the neighborhood, starting from the Recreation Center of Green Street. Following the tour, at 2 p.m., will be the first of two public listening sessions to collect input from residents and community officials. A second listening session will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday. All of the charrette
events are being held at the Recreation Center. The design team will hold an open work session from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday to develop its recommendation, considering the input collected from the listening sessions. A public presentation of the recommendations will begin at 2:30 p.m. In conjunction with the charrette there will be a public forum on the architecture and history of the neighborhood. Done as part of the required mitigation for the project, the forum will be held Saturday morning at the city hall auditorium from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Lynne Emerson Monroe of Preservation Company will speak on the architecture and history of the neighborhood and the ways in which both reflect the lifestyle of residents today. Monroe will discuss how porches, stonework and other details help define the neighborhood and how you can help preserve them. Monroe and builder Frank Whittemore will explore ‘The Stories Your Building Can Tell and How You Can Take Care of Its Stories’. Local historian Poof Tardiff will give the audience a chance to share recollections of living in the area.
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Kearsage defeats Berlin boys tennis, 6-3
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TILTON -- The Kearsage boy’s tennis team got strong play from their top four seeds, defeating Berlin 6-3 in a Division III and IV tennis match recently. In singles action #1 Skyler Sigua beat Zach Stephenson 8-2, #2 Andy Sjolins rolled past Berlin’s Zach Perreault 8-2, Kearsage’s #3 Matt Wilson bested senior Tyler Baillargeon 8-1, #4 seed Truman Lressey worked by Mountie Dimitri Giannos 8-4, Kearsage #5 Kam Bosela lost to Jake Drouin 5-8, and in the final singles game #6 Tim Mathewson was shut out by Berlin’s Jon Patrick 0-8. After singles play Kearsage held a 4-2 lead. In doubles, Sigua and Sjolins beat
Mounties Perrault and Baillargeon 8-1, Kearsage’s #2 doubles team of Wilson and Bosela defeated Berlin’s Stephenson and John Berthiume 8-1, and #3 Lressey and Matthewson fell to Berlin’s Drouin and Giannos 2-8, making the final a 6-3 Kearsage win. Head coach Andy Rancloes did not make the trip during the week of vacation and senior Jeremy Michalik was not available getting help from Gerald Perreault to fill in for Rancloes. “We need to go back to the basics,” said Rancloes. “We have to work on footwork and our ready position. I know we can beat this team and I think we will be ready next time we play them. We will be working hitting the ball down the lines. We have to be able to control the ball.”
Berlin Recreation Dept. news Sign up early for all of the fun activities. COMMUNITY GARDENS: Last year’s gardeners may reserve their same lot during the month of April. $10 for a 25’ x 25’ lot. As of May 1, anyone may purchase remaining lots located on East Milan Road on a first come-first serve basis. FARM LEAGUE BASEBALL: Morning baseball games at Community Field. All abilities welcome to join. No cuts! Minor division is for ages 6-8; Major division is for ages 9 - 12. $35 per person. Register at Berlin Recreation Center. Deadline - Wednesday, June 8. Volunteer coaches in both divisions needed. Please call 752-2010 if you can donate time. SUMMER SOCCER: Craig Melanson’s popular North Country Soccer League is back! Tuesday evening games at Community Field. K-2nd Grade will play at 5 p.m.; 3, - 5, Grade will play at 6 p.m.; 6, - 8, grade will play at 7:15
p.m. $35 per person. Register at Berlin Recreation Center. Deadline to register - Friday, June 10. Volunteer coaches needed. Call 752-2010 for more information. SUMMER BASKETBALL FOR GRADES 3 - 5: Low key drills and fun games for any ability. Instructor Jim Couhie says “first time players as well as experienced hoopsters will enjoy this weekly get together.” Wednesdays, 10:15 - 11:30 a.m. at Berlin Recreation Center. June 29 until August 10. Seven weeks for $35 per person. Maximum of 20. BEGINNER, INSTRUCTIONAL BASEBALL: This is the child’s first introduction to the game of baseball. Once per week for six weeks at the Gilbert/Green Street Field. 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. $35 per person. Starts the week of July 3. Choose Wednesdays, Thursdays, or Fridays. Maximum of 12 children per day. Register at Berlin Recreation Center. Laura Ouellette, instructor.
Berlin Bowling Center league results
BERLIN/GORHAM -- Friday, March 25: Couples League: Top teams#1 Hot Rodders 69-35, #2 Strike Force 63-41, #3 Sharpshooters 60-44, high game men- Al Host 203, Jim Corriveau 199, high series- Host 565, Gary Pinette 543, high game women- Tina Host 200, Liz Host 177, high series- T Host 523, L Host 483. Sunday, March 27: Couples League: Top teams- #1 Strykers 70-42, #2 Spares 69-43, #3 Ball Busters 63-49, high game men- Russell Vitko 213, Jay Williams 211, Mike Chapman 197, high series- Chapman 539, Williams 532, Eddie Robinson 527, high game womenLouise Tyler 219, Cari Gosselin 205, Lisa Williams 187, high seriesWilliams 529, Gosselin 507, Tyler 502. Monday, March 28: Women’s League: Top teams#1 The 3 L’s 31-21, #2 AWDY 28-24, #3 Mom’s Nite Out 26-26, high gameLouise Tyler 202, 194, Sue Small 191, high series- Tyler 546, Small 474, Anita Valliere 468. Tuesday, March 29: Commercial League: Top teams#1 C&C Satellite 75-41, #2 Double K Trucking 67.5-48.5, #3 Sherwin Williams 66-50, #4 Guardien Angel 63-53, #5 Windshield World 60-56, no individual stats given. Wednesday, March 30: Olympians & Friends: Top teams- #1 Patriots 25-8, #2 The 4 Horseman 22-11, #3 Spitfires and Space Invaders both at 18-15, high game- Travis Roy 164, Mike Ruel 148, high series- Roy 301, Tom Sweeney 280, most over average- Billy Gagne +52, Phil Legendre and Gary Fecteau +43, most over average series- P Legendre +80, Gagne +52. Thursday, March 31: Early Bird
League: Top teams- #1 Owls 33.5-22.5, #2 Robins 32.5-23.5, high game- Anita Valliere 183, Jeanne Guerin 181, high series- Valliere 466, Guerin 455. North Country League: Top teams#1 Pine Tree Power 73-39, #2 Creative Threads- 71-41, #3 Double K Trucking 70-42, high game- Jeremy Hayes 221, Bruce Brooks 218, Steve Bockman 216, high series- Hayes 552, Norm Small 546, S Bockman 541. Friday, April 1: 2-Person League: Top teams- #1 L-N-L 15-5, #2 Numba Won! 14-6, #3 Spare Change and Mighty Chickens both at 10-10, high gameGary Pinette 204, Ron Langlois 183, high series- Langlois 487, Pinette 486, most over average- Langlois +39, Luc Perreault +37, most over average seriesLanglois +55, Logan McLain +51. Saturday, April 2: Kids League: Top teams- #1 PinzA-Flyin 26-7, #2 Marines 23.5-9.5, #3 The Swedes 18.514.5, high gameChris Defosses 179, high series- Defosses 306, most over averageAshton True +58, most over average series- Triston Poirier and Ashton True +68. Bumper League: The teams- The Beeez, Pin Knockers, Fireballz, Bowling Buddies- Transformers, No Team, high game- Katrina Levesque 110, Cassidy Parker 102, most over average Elijah Gilcris +31, Katrina Levesque +29. Wednesday, April 6: Senior League: Game 1 “No Tap Winners”- Don Springer and Lorraine Flibotte, Game 2 “Predict Your Score”- Chuck Dodge and Lil Boulanger, Game 3 “Splits, 9’s, X’s”- Chuck Dodge and Lorraine Flibotte, Game 4 “Poker Bowling”- Lorraine Martin (3-8s), Lucky Ticket Lil Boulanger.
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Gorham Huskies come back to defeat Groveton Eagles, 4-2 BY JEAN LEBLANC THE BERLIN DAILY SUN
GORHAM -- Gorham’s Jon Chabot and Cody Gauthier had key RBI doubles in the sixth inning, leading the Huskies to a hard fought 4-2 victory over a feisty Groveton Eagle nine in Gorham Monday. “Groveton played very well today,” said Huskie coach Jean LeBlanc. “They made the plays defensively, getting a couple of beautiful running catches and on several hard hit balls. Their hitters went to the plate and put the ball in play. We made some errors and they took full advantage. A great day for the Groveton baseball team.” The Huskies got on the board in the first inning. Junior Pat Pike singled and went to second base on a fielder’s choice. Pike scored on an RBI single by teammate Cody LeBlanc for the 1-0 lead. The score stayed that way until the sixth inning. Gorham rode the no-hit pitching of senior ace Doug Willey. With one out in the sixth inning, the Eagles plated two runs on two hits, and three Gorham infield errors. Willey clamped down with the bases full and just one out, getting the final two batters on strike outs. The Eagles were now on top 2-1. Gorham came back in the bottom of the sixth
inning. After an out, Willey walked and forced out at second base on a LeBlanc fielder’s choice. With two outs, Jake St. Hilare worked his at bat for a free pass, moving LeBlanc into scoring position. Chabot tied the contest stroking a ringing double to the left field corner to tie the game 2-2. Gauthier followed with a double to left centerfield to plate both St. Hilare and Chabot, giving Gorham the 4-2 lead. Groveton got the tying run to the plate in the seventh inning. However, Willey notched his 15th strike out of the contest, to keep Gorham’s record unblemished at 4-0. “We can’t look past any opponents,” said LeBlanc. “We have a veteran team and can’t go through the motions. We need to get production from our middle of the line-up and its not happening at this time. The kids will continue to work in practice and hopefully we can over come some of our lack of hitting quickly.” The Huskies will travel to Lincoln on Wednesday, before playing four straight games next week. Eagles 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2-2-0 Huskies 1 0 0 0 0 3 X 4-5-3 Pitching: Huskies- Willey and T Sanschagrin, LeBlanc (6), T Sanschagrin (7), Eagles- Marshall, Conroy, and Helms, WP- Willey, LP- Conroy.
Gorham girls fall in first four games BY JEAN LEBLANC THE BERLIN DAILY SUN
GORHAM -- WOODSVILLE 18 GORHAM 0 The Woodsville Engineers scored ten runs in the first inning and then rode the one-hit pitching of Katie Davis, defeating Gorham 18-0 in an opening regular season contest in Woodsville recently. Davis threw the first four innings and got relief help from Morris in the final inning. The duo combine to strike out ten Lady Huskies and walking just one. The only hit for Gorham, came off the bat of senior Mallory Coulombe in the third inning. On the mound for Gorham, senior Megan Lapointe went the distance, setting down a pair of Engineers and handing out ten free passes. Woodsville slugged out 15 hits, three off the bat of Hunnington and a three run homer from Alex Graham in the third inning. GHS 0 0 0 0 0 0-1-1 WHS 10 1 4 3 X 18-15-1 Pitching: GHS- Lapointe and E. Montminy, WHSDavis, Morris (5) and Josslyn, Forsythe (5), WPDavis, LP- Lapointe. Homeruns: WHS- Graham (3rd two on). BERLIN 14 GORHAM 1 The Berlin girl’s softball team wasted little time plating 12 runs in the first inning and cruising to a 14-1 win over Gorham. Senior Sarah Landers hurled for the Lady Mountaineers giving up an unearned run on two hits, walking one Huskie, and setting down nine on strikes. Senior Mehan Lapointe went for the Gorham girls, surrendering nine hits, walking seven, and striking out one Mountie. The big hits in the Berlin first inning came off the bats of Cassie Martin, Trisha Falardeau, and Megan Morin. Martin followed up that at-bat in the second inning with a long two-run homer. The lone Huskie run came in the top of the fourth inning. Senior Val King reached on an error and stole second base. Freshman Julie Labnon got the RBI hit for the Lady Huskies. Gorham had just two hits, with Labnon owning the pair. GHS 0 0 0 1 0 1-2-0 BHS 12 2 0 0 X 14-9-1 Pitching: GHS- Lapointe and Landry, BHS- Landers and Falardeau, Holt (3), WP- Landers, LPLapointe, Homeruns: BHS- Martin (2nd one on).
LISBON 14 GORHAM 7 Four different Lisbon hitters had two hits, lifting the Panthers to a 14-7 victory over Gorham in Lisbon recently. The Panthers scored at least two runs in every inning except the third to cruise to the victory. Panther Hannah Champagne led the Lisbon offense, collecting three RBIs on the day. That offense made a winner out of Lisbon’s Bruce. Bruce twirled the first five innings, getting help from Champagne in the final two innings. That combination walked six Huskies and set down three on strikes. Gorham’s Megan Lapointe went the distance for Gorham, allowing eleven hits and trying to survive three fielding miscues. The Huskies got run producing hits in the fourth inning from Alex Ramirez, Mal Coulombe (2B), and Tara Cloutier (3B). Ramirez added an RBI double in the fifth inning and then scored on a Laura Peters sacrifice fly. GHS 0 0 0 4 2 0 1 7-7-3 LHS 4 3 0 2 3 2 X 14-11-0 Pitching: GHS- Lapointe and Landry, LHS- Bruce, Champagne (6), and Fifield, Higgins (6), WP- Bruce, LP-Lapointe. GROVETON 13 GORHAM 1 The Gorham defense committed six field errors, opening the door for the Groveton to cruise to a 13-1 victory in a girl’s Division IV softball game played in Gorham. The Lady Huskies kept the contest tight until the fourth inning. The visiting Eagles plated six runs in the fourth and then added four more in the top of the fifth inning to take the win. The Groveton offense had two players with three hits in the game. One of the players was winning pitcher Jessica McKenzie. McKenzie limited Gorham to just one run on three hits. The hard throwing righty struck out ten and walked three in the win. Gorham’s lone run came in the bottom of the first inning. Senior Mallory Coulombe walked, stole second base, and went to third on a wild pitch. Teammate Tara Cloutier had the RBI hit for Gorham. Huskie senior Megan Lapointe went the distance for Gorham. The first year pitcher walked just two and struck out one in the loss. Eagles 2 0 1 6 4 13-11-2 Huskies 1 0 0 0 0 1-3-6 Pitching: Huskies- Lapointe and Landry, EaglesMcKenzie and Hall, WP- McKenzie, LP- Lapointe.
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Gorham Police Department taking back unwanted prescription drugs. On April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Gorham Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public an opportunity to rid their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. People can bring any unwanted medications to the Gorham Town Hall, at 20 Park St. The service is free and anonymous.
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