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BERLIN – The fire department budget drew most of the attention at Wednesday night’s hearing on the city council’s proposed fiscal 2012 budget. A contingent of fire fighters turned out to plead for a lager appropriation to avoid cutting two positions on the force in what was otherwise a sparsely attended public hearing. Mayor Paul Grenier opened the hear-
ing by outlining the challenges facing the council as it puts together a fiscal 2012 budget. Stressing the $31,319,727 general fund budget presented was not final, Grenier noted it would increase the tax rate by 68 cents. It would also eliminate four and a half positions. At the same time, he said the amount of unpaid property taxes now totals over $1.3 million – a sign, he said, that the community is struggling. He said the council is trying to find the
balance between maintaining services and a quality education system with the community’s ability to pay. “That’s the dilemma this council is facing,” he said. The proposed budget is $535,943 less than the budget presented by City Manager Patrick MacQueen and $203,848 less than the present budget. Grenier said the council will have a better idea of the final numbers in three
ous grants and loans. In 2012, the budget calls for the department to use $2.2 million in so-called “forced account income”. That forced account work will continue for the next three years. Viens said the most significant financial issue facing the department continues to be its high debt load which next fiscal year will range around $7.2 million. But, he said, that load is decreasing and should be manageable when the bonds taken out in the early nineties are paid off by 2015. The start-up of the federal prison should
help the revenue picture as well the startup of the proposed Laidlaw/Berlin Station biomass plant. Viens listed five major projects for the year. He said the department will continue to replace old water mains, complete the Godfrey Dam rebuild, and upgrade the Brown Farm well. It is also upgrading the office and garage and making green improvements that will allow the department to reduce its electric bill to zero. “We have a busy year ahead of us,” Viens said.
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Water Works budget calls for no water rate increase BY BARBARA TETREAULT THE BERLIN DAILY SUN
BERLIN – The Berlin Water Works Commission outlined its proposed 2012 budget Wednesday night and promised no increase in water rates for the 14th straight year. The commission is proposing a budget of $4.41 million for fiscal 2012. Water Superintendent Roland Viens said the department will continue to balance its budget by using its own workers to do system improvement work funded by vari-
Selectmen to consider abatement request for historical society BY CRAIG LYONS THE BERLIN DAILY SUN
GORHAM— The Gorham Board of Selectmen agreed to accept an abatement request from the Historical Society even though it was submitted after the deadline to file. The board Monday night voted 2-1 to accept the abatement request after it was filed more than a month after the March 1 deadline. Selectman David Graham didn’t feel he had enough information to vote in favor the accepting the request while selectmen Terry Oliver and Paul Robitaille wanted to consider it because of
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Workplace may be cause of rise in obesity (NY Times) — Looking beyond poor eating habits and a couch-potato lifestyle, a group of researchers has found a new culprit in the obesity epidemic: the American workplace. A sweeping review of shifts in the labor force since 1960 suggests that a sizable portion of the national weight gain can be explained by declining physical activity during the workday. Jobs requiring moderate physical activity, which accounted for 50 percent of the labor market in 1960, have plummeted to just 20 percent. The remaining 80 percent of jobs, the researchers report, are sedentary or require only light activity. The shift translates to an average decline of 120 to 140 calories a day in physical activity, closely matching the nation’s steady weight gain over the past five decades, according to the report, published Wednesday in the journal PLoS One. Today, an estimated one in three Americans are obese. Researchers caution that workplace physical activity most likely accounts for only one piece of the obesity puzzle, and that diet, lifestyle and genetics all play important roles.
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(NY Times) — Ratko Mladic, the former Bosnian Serb general accused of war crimes including masterminding the massacre of some 8,000 Muslim men and boys at Srebrenica in 1995, has been captured in Serbia after more than 15 years as one of the world’s most wanted fugitives. President Boris Tadic of Serbia announced the arrest in
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Belgrade on Thursday, giving few details. Televised images showed Mr. Mladic from behind, shuffling unsteadily into a Belgrade courtroom. Serbian news reports said that Mr. Mladic, now 68, had been living under the name of Milorad Komadic and that he was captured in the small farming town of Lazarevo in Vojvodina, the Serbian prov-
ince north of Belgrade, after authorities received a tip that the man known as Komadic resembled Mr. Mladic and had identification documents with that name. Witnesses said he was not wearing a beard or any disguise, but had aged considerably, appearing older and thinner than the stout, selfassured professional soldier last seen in public in 2006.
Missouri officials release list of missing JOPLIN, Mo. (NY Times) — The number of people missing after a tornado devastated this city has been reduced to 232 from about 1,500, officials said Thursday, as firefighters continued to work their way through mounds of broken concrete and twisted metal that were once homes and shops but that may now be concealing dozens of bodies, four days after the tornado touched down here. The list of the missing — which was released Thursday — was narrowed down and complied, officials said, by using records from temporary
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(NY Times) — Ruling that Republicans in the State Senate had violated the state’s open meetings law, a judge in Wisconsin dealt a blow to them and to Gov. Scott Walker on Thursday by granting a permanent injunction striking down a new law curbing collective bargaining rights for many state and local employees. Judge Maryann Sumi of Dane County Circuit Court said the Senate vote on March 9, coming after 13 Democratic state senators had fled the state, failed to comply with an open meetings law requiring at least two hours notice to the public. The Wisconsin Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments in the case on June 6 , and Republican lawmakers are hoping that the court overturns Judge Sumi’s ruling and reinstates the law. The State Senate could choose simply to pass the bill again while assuring proper notice. But some political experts say there might be some obstacles to reenacting the vote because some Democrats could conceivably flee the state again, and some Republican Senators are frightened about pending recall elections.
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he proceeded to wrap up business. Unions complained, saying O’Brien should be interested in holding a vote when attendance is CONCORD — A widely anticihighest, not when members who pated House vote to override a veto side with him are on hand are ready of the right-to-work bill never hapto vote. pened Wednesday. HB 474 prevents unions from colMajority Leader D.J. Bettencourt. lecting partial dues payR-Salem, said in explanaments from non-members. tion, “The Speaker looked at the House and who is “What’s he waiting The payments are meant to cover the costs of negopresent today and deterfor? The only tiating and enforcing labor mined this is not the reason he can be contracts that must cover appropriate time.” Attendance in the House waiting is to play members and non-memalike. is at one of its highest games with this.” bers Those who favor rightlevels of the year, with to-work the bill say it premore than 375 members vents workers from being casting votes on most bills. forced to join unions, but organized The decision was a likely indicalabor says court rulings prevent tion that Speaker of the House Wilforced membership. liam O’Brien could not round up the AFL-CIO president Mark MacKtwo-thirds supermajority he needs enzie, accompanied by about 75 to override Gov. John Lynch’s veto members of several unions, critiof House Bill 474. cized O’Brien for the delaying tactic. O’Brien’s attempt to close the “What’s he waiting for? The only House session without a veto vote reason he can be waiting is to play prompted debate, but Republican games with this,” MacKenzie said. members backed up the Speaker and THE UNION LEADER
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Special Olympians need golfing volunteers To the editor: Golfing season is once again upon us and the Androscoggin River Special Olympians are anxious to get out on the links. We are in desperate need of volunteers to assist these special golfers as they practice for their nine-hole and 18-hole scramble tournaments. Gary Riff and the members of the Androscoggin Valley Country Club are once again graciously offering free use of the course on Sundays after 4:00 p.m. All that is needed is you!Golfers are needed
to be unified partners. No experience is necessary, just a willingness to share a smile and a little bit of your free time. Also needed are people, who may not want to golf, but are willing to transport the olympians and operate the golf carts giving the olympians a chance to practice. If you can give of your time on Sundays, please give me a call at 752-7215. Your generous spirit will truly be appreciated by all. Androscoggin River Special Olympics Golfing Program
Where did all the money raised go? To the editor: I have no problem with the Notre Dame being converted into elderly housing, frankly I’d be glad to see it fixed up and put to good use. My concern is where did all the money from the roadtolls, dances, and fund rais-
ers go? Will these monies be combined with the grant money the city is seeking? The people who collected money for Notre Dame please respond. Thank you. Anne Marie Lutz Berlin
BERLIN -- The Berlin Kiwanis Club is holding a family safety day rodeo on Sat., June 11, rain or shine, at the Berlin Recreation Dept., First Avenue, Berlin. The event, which will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., is open to children of all ages and parents are welcome to participate. Children will learn how to be a safe rider and will also receive free inspections, free decals, free helmets and free literature. They will also be
able to obtain bicycle registrations. Contributors to the event include: Berlin Kiwanis Club, Berlin Recreation and Parks Dept., Northern Correctional Facility, Northway Bank, Berlin Daily Sun, Wal*Mart Supercenter, The Berlin Reporter, Berlin Post Office, Berlin Police Dept., Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Institute, Operation Lifesaver, Time Warner Cable, Gill’s Flower Shop and Steve’s IGA.
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Too Sad And Sentimental
The cacophony of the fierce battle had drowned out the cries of pain and the calls for help from the wounded, and the rasps of the dying. As would be so often true, the sound and fury of the day’s fighting had not produced a clear winner or loser, and both sides had returned, subdued now, to the relative quiet and safety of their respective camps. As the evening wore on and thoughts of lost friends and comrades filled the hearts of the living, a war-weary, but clear, baritone voice could be hear coming from the Union camp. The song was a quiet song, a thoughtful and sobering song, a longing song, rich with emotion. The song carried through the night air to the Confederate camp, not far away. Quiet settled over the camp, as lonely ears listened. Yes, they understood. The song’s message of longing for home and family and for the war to be over was universal. A young lad in grey began to pick up the tune and the words, and his youthful tenor voice joined the Union camp’s baritone. Soon, it was a song sung by both sides of the brutal and bloody battle for America’s soul. Little did the singers know that just a few month’s earlier the song had been rejected for publication because it was felt to be “too sad and sentimental.” The story goes that on the night before he was to be inducted into the Union army, in 1863, Merrimack, New Hampshire’s Walter Kittredge (1834-1905), a regionally-known balladeer of his day, had poured out his own feelings of leaving home and family in a song that, it is said, never had a note of it changed. Kittredge tried to sell his song for $15.00 to the Oliver Ditson Company of Boston, a prominent music published of the day. “Too sad and sentimental,” he was told. “There’s nothing to it.” But Kittredge’s friend, Asa Hutchinson, a member of the Hutchinson Family Singers, a
highly popular and beloved singing group of the era, knew otherwise. Approached again, this time by a nationally known and popular musician, the Ditson Company agreed to publish “Tenting on the Old Camp Ground,” the song’s true title, although it is often called “Tenting Tonight on the Old Camp Ground.” The song was destined to become one of America’s – and the world’s – most beloved songs. Sung for the first time at an outdoor concert in Lynn, Massachusetts, by the famed Hutchinson Family Singers, with whom Walter Kittredge frequently performed, the song became an instant hit. Within six months, the song had sold over 10,000 copies, and within two years, both Kittredge and Asa Hutchinson had realized a thousand dollars a piece in royalties. The song that was “too sad and sentimental” did not die at war’s end. Walter Kittredge’s beloved tune was performed in Philadelphia, during the country’s great Centennial Celebration, in 1876, and, fittingly so, held an honored place at the Great Soldiers’ Reunion, in Washington, D. C., in 1892. The Merrimack balladeer wrote over 500 songs in his lifetime, many of them dealing with America’s great struggle to find its own soul. There were titles such as “Scatter the Flowers over the Blue and Gray” and “Sing the Old War Songs Again.” But the song that was composed in one night in a personally infl uenced burst of inspiration would be Kittredge’s lasting legacy. “Tenting on the Old Camp Ground,” the song that was at first thought to be “too sad and sentimental,” struck – and still strikes to this day – a responsive chord in the hearts of people everywhere. Somewhere, Walter Kittredge must surely be smiling. (Ithaca Bound is the pen name of Dick Conway. His e-mail address is: ithacabound35@ gmail.com.)
New Hampshire projects should use New Hampshire workers To the editor: My Name is William McCullough. I am an ironworker with 32 yrs experience in my industry. I am a taxpayer in the town of Stark, where I have owned a home for six years. The North
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Annual Milan Church picnic, concert and blessing of the bikes is May 29 MILAN -- This year’s annual Memorial Day all church picnic and concert will take place Sunday, May 29. Because the May 29, was rained out we are adding that to this event. Worship will begin at 10:30 a.m. with a special open-air service (Lord willing - weather permitting) on the lawn of the church that will include the Milan Worship Team, Special Music and the Children’s Chorus Corral, well as a message from the Scriptures by Pastor Bill. The cookout and games for all ages will begin at 12 noon, concert at 1 p.m. followed by the Blessing of the Bikes at 2 p.m. This year we will PROJECTS from page 4
call our community home. Lately, we have been let down by these industries. We all remember the promises that the federal prison project made. They were going to hire local New Hampshire people to build their facility. I was lucky enough to get in on a relatively small portion of that project, but what I saw there shocked me. With so many of my friends, neighbors and fellow ironworkers out of work, I could not believe the amount of out of state workers brought in to build that prison. I saw folks from Florida, Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont, North Carolina, Virginia, Arizona, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Arizona, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Georgia, South Carolina, New Brunswick and probably many others. I am sick of being walked on by these out of state contractors. If New Hampshire is where they want
be blessed with the singing of The Praise Team form the Community Bible Church in Berlin. This is a family event so bring the family for part or the whole day. Since 1856 Milan Community United Methodist Church, an historical evangelical church, proclaims the Crucifixion, Resurrection and Coming Again of Jesus Christ as “The Way the Truth and the Life”. If you have any questions regarding the church or event please call pastor Bill Simpson (Senior Pastor) or Pastor Janet Young (Pastor of Family Ministries) at (603) 4493344. to build, then it should be New Hampshire people hired to do the work. RMT’s claim that the wind turbine project requires specialty workers is a cop out. We have the skilled workforce to erect those turbines. In fact we have over 250 ironworkers who have completed three year apprenticeships that cover every specialized aspect of wind turbine erection. The Lempster wind farm and the turbine at the Grand Mountain View Resort were both erected without incident by local workers. If RMT doesn’t think we’re good enough to work for them, maybe we should ask if they are good enough to be here. Let’s not allow what happened at the prison to ever happen again. RMT and Brookfield Renewable Power, this isn’t how we treat our neighbors in New Hampshire. William McCullough Stark
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The Berlin Firefighters volunteered their time at the Barry Conservation Camp on Monday, May 16. The firefighters built two earthen staircases leading to camp cabins. Barry Conservation Camp is operated by the UNH Cooperative Extension 4-H Program in cooperation with the NH Department of Fish and Game. It is located in the White Mountain National Forest at the Berlin Fish Hatchery. Barry Conservation Camp is a great program for kids who love the outdoors, enjoy hands on learning in environmental and conservation programs. From l-r, top: Jon Larin, Roland Berthiaume, bottom, Jason Vien and Pat Tremblay, missing are Mike Couch, Pete Donavan and Steve Vien. (RITA DUBE PHOTO)
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ABATEMENT from page one
the society’s value to the community. The Gorham Historical Society is seeking an abatement for its 2010 taxes on the museum’s $78,700 assessment. The society normally receives an exemption from its property taxes as a non-profit but forgot to file the paperwork for its exemption and was issued a bill. Reuben Rajala, the organization’s president, said, in the written request to the board, that due to limited volunteer time, the exemption paperwork wasn’t filed on time. He added he likewise forgot to mail the abatement request before the deadline. Rajala wrote that he accepts full responsibility for not resolving these issues in a timely fashion. “While the Historical Society has the resources to pay such a property tax bill, it would severely deplete our reserve funds, which are very limited,” wrote Rajala in his request. Robitaille said he’s not fond of this situation but felt the board should agree to consider the abatement. Graham too wasn’t fond of the situation either, but felt he wanted to see more of the organization’s financial paperwork and get a better grasp on the situation before considering the
abatement. Graham said it’s not that he doesn’t think the society contributes a lot to the community, but he feels there are some unanswered questions. “I can understand your feelings,” said Robitaille. “I think this was done a little shoddy.” However, Robitaille said the society is a major attraction to the town and brings a lot of people into the community. Robitaille said he doesn’t like doing this, but he’s willing to consider the request. Resident Mike Waddell said the society only has a handful of really active volunteers that handle the administrative jobs. He added not considering the request would burden the group with a cost it couldn’t afford with its minimal budget. “I don’t think it serves the public’s good to deny the request,” said Waddell. The organization’s funds mostly come from its members and the annual appropriation from the town so it’s all taxpayers’ money. He added the not granting the abatement would take away what little money the organization has to operate.
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Two Coos County residents achieve certification as Connect suicide prevention trainers COOS COUNTY - On May 2, and 4, Anne Carter of Berlin and Yuliya Ovchinnikova of Whitefield attended a two- day training to become certified Connect™ Suicide Prevention trainers. Connect™ is a nationally-recognized best practice program developed by the New Hampshire Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI NH) that provides suicide prevention training and support services to communities and key service providers throughout the state and nation. Funded by two federal grants and the Neil and Louise Tillotson Foundation, NAMI NH has trained close to 1,000 people in suicide prevention in Coos County over the past five years and 5,000 in the state of NH. Community partnerships with the Family Resource Center, Groveton Ambulance, and The North Country Health Consortium have been essential to reaching out to Coos County residents. In collaboration with NAMI NH, new Connect™
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TOWN OF MILAN, NH Notice of Public Hearing The Milan School Board will be holding a public hearing on the expenditure from the Technology Capital Reserve Fund per the provisions of RSA 198:20-c for costs associated with purchasing 20 IBM ThinkPads for the six grade class. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at 6:30 PM prior to their regular scheduled meeting at the: Milan Village School Library 11 Bridge Street Milan NH 03588 The public is encouraged to attend!
trainers Carter and Ovchinnikova are looking to offer suicide prevention trainings for community members in Lancaster (July) and Colebrook (August), and for Faith Leaders in Berlin. If you are interested in attending a training, being notified if a particular training is scheduled, or in scheduling a training for a particular group, please contact Becky McEnany at firstname.lastname@example.org. The trainings are free but registration is required and space is limited. It is everyone’s responsibility to prevent suicide. Warning signs include: talking about death or dying, isolation, anger/rage, hopelessness, increased use of alcohol or other drugs and mood changes. If you are worried about someone you think is at risk of suicide call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800273-TALK (8255). For more information on suicide prevention in NH go to www.theconnectproject.org or www.naminh.org.
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In Memory – 3rd Anniversary Leo Coulombe 5/27/08 – 5/27/11 Forever in our hearts A million times we needed you, A million times we cried, If love alone would have saved you, You never would have died. If life we loved you dearly, In death we love you still, In our hearts you hold a place, No one can ever fill. It broke our hearts to lose you, But you did not go alone, A part of us went with you, The day God called you home. You precious memories are for our keepsakes, with which we never part, God has you safely in His keeping, But we have you forever in our hearts. Sadly missed by wife and family
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D.A.R.E. Program - Recent Milan Graduates: (l-r) Front row: Rylie Binette, Nathan Derosier, Melyssa Donovan, Jakob Giroux, Brandon Gleason, Jacob Hieken, Kassidy Lemieux, Brittany Letellier. Back row: Abigail Vallee-Tanguay, Calvin Ruediger, Mariah Ramsay, Robyn Parker, Samantha Levesque. (JODY HOULE PHOTO)
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Lessard, Rivard united in marriage WHITEFIELD -- Miss Kimberly Lessard and Daniel Rivard were united in marriage on August 28, 2010 at the Mt. View Grand in Whitefield. The reception followed in the Crystal Ballroom. The bride is the dauther of Greg Lessard of Milan and Ann Lessard of Berlin. The groom is the son of Billy Kelley and Linda Provencher of Berlin. Jeffrey Morgan-Allain, J.P., officiated the late afternoon ceremony which took place outside in the Grand Terrace. The bride was given away by both of her parents. The music during the ceremony was played by guitarist Joey Bertin. D.J. Judy provided the music during the reception. Reading during the ceremony were done by the bride’s mother, the bride’s aunt, Pauline Couture, and the groom’s grandmother, Marge Kelley. The bride wore a strapless ivory dress with a lace and crystal overlay. The train was decorated in crystals and sequins. She wore a lace veil with small crystal accents. Her bouquet was made up of hydrangeas, burnt orange cala-lillies, ivory roses and red berries. The maid of honor was the bride’s best friend, Melissa Beaudoin of Berlin. She wore a burnt orange floor length satin gown. The bridesmaids were Lindsay Salvatore and Abbey Bryor who were dressed in floor length chocolate brown satin gowns. The best man was Keith Griffin of Berlin and two groom’s men were Yair Balderama and Gary Fillion of Berlin. They were dressed in black pin striped suits with ivory accents. Ushers were Jeffrey Lessard, the bride’s brother and Andrew Rivard, the groom’s brother. Following the ceremony, guests joined the couple in celebration at the Crystal Ballroom which was decorated with Cala lilies and candles. The three tier cake was made by the chef of the Mt. View Grand. The 100 guests came from as far as New York and New Jersey.
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Rivard
After a week long honeymoon in Niagra Falls, Mr. and Mrs. Rivard have made their home in Berlin. The bride is employed as a hair stylist at Nikki’s hair fashion. The groom is employed as a correctional officer for the Northern NH Dept of Corrections.
No Cost Help Available for Small Businesses Coos County—Are you seeking financing or management advice to expand your business? Have you decided to purchase a business or create a new venture? Business Enterprise Development Corporation (BEDCO) and the NH Small Business Development Center (NH SBDC) are offering management counseling to existing and start-up small businesses. Stewart Gates, Business Counselor for the North Country NH SBDC, provides advice in business planning, financial management, marketing, risk management, operations, and business loan
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MURRIETA, CALIF. -- Richard and Denise Rancourt are extremely pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Dr. Monica Rancourt to Travis Estes. Travis is the son of Bruce Estes of Winterport, Me., and Crystal Almasi of Wiscassett, Me. Monica is a graduate of The College of Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass., and Tufts School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Mass. She is a lieutenant and dentist in the US Navy currently stationed at Camp Pendleton, Calif. Travis is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire in Durham, NH. He is employed as a business development director with Protective Industrial Products. Monica and Travis make their home in Murrieta, Calif. A winter wonderland wedding is planned for December 17, 2011.
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North Country Ford Memorial 100 Late Model race Saturday, May 28th – 6:00 p.m. Curves owners Linda and David Canter along with manager Clo Berwick share their expertise with client Rena Boisclair (l).
Curves relocates to Pleasant Street BY JENNIFER ST. AMANT THE BERLIN DAILY SUN
BERLIN -- Curves moved to Pleasant Street Monday, May 16, in hopes of expanding opportunities for customers by providing more space and more equipment for the future that will enhance the workout experience at Curves. Linda Canter, owner of Curves for five and a half years, expressed her excitement over the new opening and is thrilled to have her business close to Main Street, which she feels is a better location to fit her clients’ needs. Canter mentioned a few programs she provides at Curves; one being her Challenge Eating Program that will begin again on June 13. The program provides a strong workout that raises metabolic rate and teaches customers healthy eating habits. Canter said she has been providing this program for five years and the program has been very successful for her customers. Two other programs that take place
on Wednesday nights are the zumba and circuit classes. Canter describes the zumba and circuit work outs as successful and fun for all who participate. Canter praised her staff, claiming that they are awesome people and good workers. She expressed her gratitude towards David Canter, co-owner of Curves, because he takes care of all the administrative work and finances for the business. Clo Berwick, manager of Curves, said Linda and David Canter are the best to work for and are fantastic people. Curves will be hosting an open house on June 4, 8 to 11 a.m. and a membership special will be offered soon (TBA). Curves is a place for women of all ages and is open Monday through Friday, 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 8 to 11 a.m. To reach Curves call (603) 752-9200. Linda Canter said, “I am really excited, and I think it is going to be good.”
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FIREFIGHTERS from page one
weeks as it gets a sense of expenditure and revenue surpluses in the present budget that it can use to reduce taxes in the 2012 budget. Grenier said he personally hopes to be able to avoid lay-offs and avoid an increase in the tax rate. Others on the council are pushing for a tax decrease. Fire Chief Randall Trull lead off the charge for an increase in the fire department budget. He argued that reducing the size of the fire force with the aging infrastructure that exists in the city is dangerous for citizens and firefighters. He said reducing the force will impact how quickly firefighters can response to a fire. Trull said the city has a good fire department and said it has been making progressive steps. It has implemented fees for various inspections and services. Firefighter Pat Tremblay asked the council to reconsider for his safety. Tremblay pointed out he is also a property owner in the city. The two firefighters whose jobs would be eliminated under the budget, Noah Hallgren and Justin Jacques,
both spoke. Jacques warned cutting staff could result in an increase in injuries as fire fighters try to do too much by themselves. “We work hard at what we do,” he said. Jacques told the council he has lived in Berlin 27 years and loves the community where he volunteers as a coach. But if the budget goes through, he said he will be laid off. Public Works Director Michael Perreault reminded the public this is the fourth budget in a row the size of his department has been cut. The 2012 budget calls for a reduction of two people in Public Works. Perreault said maintaining the same level of services will be challenging if his budget is cut again this year. “We’re going to do the best we can,” he said. The school department is slated to receive a total operating budget of $17,062,903, $473,831 more than its current budget but $470,000 less than requested. Superintendent Corrine Cascadden said the district avoided laying off teachers who agreed to go without a pay raise for the next two years and without step or longevity increases next year and made other conces-
sions. Rodney Bengston said the level of delinquent taxes should tell the council that people are having a hard time. He said other communities like Littleton are laying off people. He suggested the city look at reducing pay increases and benefits such as health insurance. He said he can’t afford health insurance for himself and his family but his taxes help pay for insurance for city employees. Walter Hansen of Sweden Street encouraged the council to view Berlin as a family and set priorities. He said the country is “in the toilet” and said the city is going to have to learn to make due with less. Joseph LaPuma said he didn’t mind paying a little more for fire protection as long as the budget is fair. Andy Langlois of Church Street said he has lived in southern New England and in Vermont and seen what people pay for taxes there. “There’s really not a lot to whine and cry about here,” he said. The council is slated to hold a special council meeting on June 13 to pass its final budget.
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 82 hold installation of officers GORHAM -- The American Legion Auxiliary Dupont Holmes Unit 82 of Gorham, held installations of it’s Officers on May 9, in the post function hall. Members of the District 8 Installation Team including, District Director Eleanor Leach of Woodsville, Secretary Sue Krajniak of Littleton, Treasurer Juanita Merrill of Groveton, Historian (Past Department President) Bonnie Knapp of Groveton and Past Department President Sandra Neylon of Whitefield were in attendance to install: President – Linda Dupont; 1st Vice President Elaine Wood; 2nd Vice President Ruth Saucier; Secretary Deb Ackerman; Treasurer Diane Bouthot; Chaplin Tillie Meyers; Historian Nancy McGray and Sergeant At Arms Bunnie Sanschagrin. These are the 20112012 officers of Dupont Holmes Unit 82 American Legion Auxiliary. The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 82 is known for their help and support of veterans, past and those serving active duty at overseas. They have gather lap robes for “Let no Veteran Die Alone” and sent over 46 boxes to local soldiers serving overseas in Kuwait during 2010 holidays. They have also sent over $ 100,000.00 in coupons to soldiers and their families serving in Turkey, Guam, Korea, Germany, and Japan. They support children and youth programs, collecting schools supplies for the elementary school and local pre-school centers. They offer a scholarship program and finance local girls to go to Girl’s State, a program for juniors in high school who seek professional careers and given the opportunity to be award up to $ 20,000.00 in scholarships.
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DAILY CROSSWORD TRIBUNE MEDIA SERVICES
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By Holiday Mathis SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You have the key to making money. Instead of merely learning what to do or going through the motions that someone has laid out for you, you take the exact actions that will produce value for others. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). There will be people around you who know more and have more success in a certain area. You have more knowledge and expertise in an entirely different realm. So think of yourself as an equal. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Your personal power increases at your will. “Keep your chin up” is not merely a metaphor; it’s a physical suggestion that will change the way people treat you today. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Your first impulse is usually a generous one, but be careful today not to over-give. You could create an unhelpful dependency. Opt to teach others what you know instead of doing it for them. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). A relationship may feel stagnant, but that’s about to change as you ask yourself a magic question: “How can I truly make this person’s life better?” Your musings will produce solutions. TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (May 27). You are so attractive, in part because you seize opportunities to improve yourself and radiate happiness. Your community involvement increases in the months to come. You have something to sell, and you’ll bring in more than anticipated for it. A spiritual calling will lead to adventure. August and September are romantic. Pisces and Aries people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 5, 10, 2, 38 and 4.
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ARIES (March 21-April 19). You have strong feelings for someone, though you don’t have them all the time -- only when you let yourself. Today, when you are near this person, everything seems luminous. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You want to be appreciated for the full range of who you are. But there’s so much to you that some people won’t be able to understand. So you’ll cultivate friendships with many different people. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). It seems that everyone around you wants to be bigger than life and famous for it. You don’t. You are truly wise, realizing that the ordinary life-sized life is the perfect size to live in an extraordinarily beautiful way. CANCER (June 22-July 22). There are big events on the horizon. The special dates are to be celebrated in particular ways, and it will all require a great deal of organization on your behalf. Make preparations. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You arrived at this place because you dreamed about it. Some of the dreams were what you wanted, and some were what you didn’t want. The two kinds have collided to create this current reality. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You don’t have to sample everything to know what you like and don’t like. You’re intuitive, and you get a sense about things before you dive in completely. So don’t let anyone pressure you. Believe in your subconscious leanings. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You’ll meet someone who is aligned with your values and principles -- a new and true friend. Not every true friend is this much like you. There are people you love with whom you have far less in common.
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For Better or Worse
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ACROSS 1 Seldom __; rare 5 Shred cheese 10 Teacup’s edge 14 Frilly trimming 15 Measuring stick 16 Misplace 17 Declare openly 18 Easy to see 20 Japan’s dollar 21 Song for one 22 Beginning 23 Popeye’s love 25 Facial twitch 26 __ tree; genealogist’s drawing 28 Insteps 31 Official proclamation 32 Embankment 34 Feel sick 36 __ on; attach 37 Motherless calf 38 Monster 39 Org. for drs. and others
40 __ over; think gloomily about 41 Beasts of burden 42 Zigzag skiing 44 Just published 45 Maple tree secretion 46 Solemn promises 47 Some Pennsylvania Dutchmen 50 Sled race 51 Baby bear 54 Predicting 57 Ulna or femur 58 Neat as __ 59 Bicyclist __ Armstrong 60 Impolite 61 Siesta 62 Liberated 63 Perched upon 1 2 3
DOWN Kill Roof overhang Thrifty
4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 19 21 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 32
__ Jersey “Cool!” in a past decade Russian dollar Additionally Peg for Ernie Els Goof Become pale Steals from __ of Wight TV’s “__ the Press” __ box; larynx Sandy residue Keep an ice cream cone from dripping Aspen or alder Greek cheese U. S. President John Quincy __ Enthusiastic Boy of the top rank in a troop Ambulance’s blaring device Weaver’s frame
33 Sense of selfesteem 35 In case 37 Let fall 38 Cry of pain 40 Dreary feeling 41 Dole out 43 Agreement 44 Tattered 46 1/16 of a pound
47 48 49 50 52 53 55 56 57
Great distance Pout; sulk Part of the eye Down the __; in the future Take apart Horn’s sound Leprechaun Hearing organ Undergarment
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––––––––––––––––– DAILY CALENDAR ––––––––––––––––– Saturday, May 28 Memorial Weekend Craft Show: North Conway Community Center, 2628 White Mountain Highway, Rt. 16, North Conway, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 29 Candle-Light Vigil for Peace: Hosted by Berlin/ Area Clergy Association, Veteran’s Park on Glen Ave. in Berlin, 6 p.m. Memorial Weekend Craft Show: North Conway Community Center, 2628 White Mountain Highway, Rt. 16, North Conway, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 31 WIC Voucher Clinic: beginning at 1:30 p.m., at CCFHS, 54 Willow St., Berlin. For an appointment, please contact us at 7524678 or 1-888-266-7942. Thursday, June 2 Berlin Board of Education: Meeting 6 p.m. in the Berlin High School Library. Saturday, June 4 Household Hazardous Waste Collection: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., District Transfer Station, 100 West Milan Road, Route 110, Berlin. Households from Berlin, Dummer, Errol, Gorham, Jefferson, Milan, Northumberland, Randolph, Stark and the Unincorporated Places in Coos County eligible to participate. In addition, residents from Shelburne will also be authorized to participate again this year. FMI 752-3342.Transfer Station will be closed for regular business HHW collection day. Wednesday, June 8 Androscoggin Valley Retired Educators Association: Meeting Saladino’s Restaurant in Gorham, 12 noon. Guest speaker Greg Glines. Members and guests welcome. Registration due by June 1. FMI Betty Drew at 466-3608.
FRIDAY PRIME TIME 8:00
News 13 on FOX (N)
ABC 5 WMUR Jamie Oliver’s Food
Jamie Oliver’s Food
20/20 (In Stereo) Å
NBC 6 WCSH Friday Night Lights (N) Dateline NBC (In Stereo) Å CBC 7 CBMT NHL Hockey Tampa Bay Lightning at Boston Bruins. (N) Å
CBC 9 CKSH Sherlock (N) (SC)
Zone doc (N) (SC)
Le Téléjournal (N)
PBS 10 WCBB Wash.
Need to Know (N)
Charlie Rose (N) Å
PBS 11 WENH Antiques
CBS 13 WGME Flashpoint Å IND 14 WTBS Fam. Guy
CSI: NY “Scared Stiff”
IND 16 WPME Monk Å
One Night Independent Lens (N)
Blue Bloods Å
Movie: ›› “The Wedding Planner” (2001) Å Monk Å
Men of a Certain Age
Life on the Rock
In the Arena (N)
Piers Morgan Tonight
CNN Presents Å
How I Met How I Met
NBA Countdown Å
NBA Basketball Dallas Mavericks at Oklahoma City Thunder.
Boxing Friday Night Fights. (N) (Live) Å
Boxing Jason Davis vs. Frankie Gomez.
MLB Baseball Boston Red Sox at Detroit Tigers.
Movie: ››‡ “The Notebook” Å
Movie: ››‡ “The Notebook” (2004) Ryan Gosling. Å
All-Family All-Family Raymond
The Nanny The Nanny
King of Hill King of Hill Amer. Dad Amer. Dad Fam. Guy
Funniest Home Videos Funniest Home Videos Funniest Home Videos The 700 Club Å
Movie: “The Suite Life Movie” Å
Movie: ›› “National Treasure” (2004, Adventure) Nicolas Cage. Å
Movie: ››› “Men in Black” (1997) Å
Top 20 Country Countdown (N)
WWE Friday Night SmackDown! (N) Å
Four Weddings (N)
American Pickers Å
Dual Survival Å
Dual Survival (N) Å
Dual Survival Å
Ghost Adventures (N)
Ice Pilots “Meltdown”
Coal “A Mine Divided”
The Real World Å
America’s Best Dance
“Texas Chainsaw Massacre - The Beginning”
Mob Wives Å
Movie: ››‡ “Legally Blonde” (2001, Comedy)
L. Lampanelli: Tough
Criminal Minds Å
Buy Local Star Trek: Next
SportsNet Pregame Red Sox
Dennis The Nanny Fam. Guy
Movie: “Inside Man” On Streets GAC Late Shift
Criminal Minds Å
Movie: “Lake Placid 2” (2007) John Schneider.
Breakout Kings Å
Sex & City Sex & City True Hollywood Story
Movie: ›››› “Patton” (1970) George C. Scott. Gen. George S. Patton fights World War II. Å
110 Movie: ››‡ “Carbon Copy” (1981, Comedy)
221 ››› “Adventureland”
231 Movie: ››› “Ransom” (1996) Mel Gibson. Å
248 Movie: ››‡ “Back to School”
Movie: ››› “Destination Tokyo” (1943) Å Paid Prog. The Ray Lucia Show Real Time/Bill Maher
Movie: ›› “Remember Me” (2010) Å
Real Time/Bill Maher “Zack and Miri Make”
Movie: “The Tournament” (2009)
Movie: “Revenge of the Nerds”
“Porky’s II: Next”
TWC - 23, CNN2 - 30, C-SPAN - 99, PAY-PER-VIEW - 59, 60, 61, 62
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Criminal Minds Å
105 Movie: ››› “Run Silent, Run Deep” (1958)
(Answers tomorrow) Jumbles: SUNNY RURAL YAWNED FIDDLE Answer: For the overworked fast-food cook, Monday was turning into — “FRYDAY”
Movie: ›› “Men in Black II” (2002) Å
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Suite/Deck Good Luck Good Luck Good Luck Good Luck
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CSI: NY “Scared Stiff”
FOX 4 WPFO Bones Å
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CBS 3 WCAX Flashpoint Å
THAT SCRAMBLED WORD GAME
Unscramble these four Jumbles, one letter to each square, to form four ordinary words.
MAY 27, 2011
––––––––––––––– ONGOING CALENDAR –––––––––––––– 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. Gorham Public Library: Open M-F: 10am6pm, Saturdays: 10am-Noon. Children’s Story Time: Fridays, 1:30 pm. View On-line Catalog at https://gorham.biblionix.com/ FMI call 466-2525 or email email@example.com. Men’s Breakfast Meeting, Congregational/ UCC in Gorham on Main Street. Meeting held the second Friday of each month at 7 a.m. Artisan Gift Shop: 961 Main St., Berlin. Open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Foot Care Clinics: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Friday at the Androscoggin Valley Hospital Home Health and Hospice Department. For an appointment, call 326-5870. Serenity Steps: 567 Main Street. Berlin’s peer support center. Open Monday to Wednesday, noon to 5 p.m., Thursdays and Fridays, noon to 8 p.m. Offers a variety of support groups and activities to area’s mental health consumers. (FMI 752-8111) Salvation Army: Music Arts — drama/singing company/sacred dance/timbrels (for all ages), 3 to 4:30 p.m. Dinner — 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Jr. Soldiers/Jr. Soldiers Prep/Corps Cadets — 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Youth Horizons: (ages 13 and up), 7 to 9 p.m., 15 Cole St., Berlin. (FMI 752-1644) Coos County Adult Learner Services: Offers free, confidential, one-to-one instruction in basic reading, writing, math, English for speakers of other languages and preparation for high school equivalency exam (GED). Available Monday through Friday at 166 Main St., Berlin. To schedule an appointment, call 752-1927 or 1-800-268-5437. Berlin and Coos County Historic Society Moffett House Museum: Open five days, Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. Can also be opened by appointment. Call 752-4590. Available are historical documents, school yearbooks, Berlin/Gorham directories, annual city reports, city and county reports, Brown Bulletins, old books, artifacts and more. Also accepting artifacts. Saturday NC Big Book Step Study: AA meeting, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Tea Birds Restaurant conference room, 151 Main St., Berlin. Shelburne Library Schedule: Thursday 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturdays - 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Dummer Library Story Hour: First Saturday of the month at 11 a.m. (FMI 449-0995; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org) Salvation Army Bible Study: 10 a.m., 15 Cole St., Berlin. Genealogy Library: First Saturday of every month, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Gorham Hill Road, Randolph. Milan Public Library: Monday, 1:30 to 7:30 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday’s 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday AA Meeting: Big Book. Discussion Meeting, 7 to 8:30 p.m,. AVH. Compline: Every Sunday, 8 p.m. St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, a short evening prayer service, sung every Sunday, 2 High Street, Berlin.
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by Abigail Van Buren
FAMILY’S SOUTHERN DRAWLS ARE NOT MUSIC TO CALIFORNIA EARS
DEAR ABBY: While I am not from the South, many of my relatives are. They all were raised in medium to large cities, not rural areas. I’m embarrassed when they use crude terms and call their parents “Ma” and “Pa” in public. These are well-educated people, but they come across sounding like hicks and buffoons. They think it’s funny, but no one outside our family does. If someone laughs with them, it’s because of embarrassment or discomfort. No one else is willing to speak up and when I try to, they make me feel like I’m a spoiled brat. If these people were from rural areas or uneducated/uncultured I’d understand, but they’re not. The sound of their “fake hickness” is like fingernails on a chalkboard! Please help. -- KEEPING IT REAL IN LAGUNA BEACH, CALIF. DEAR KEEPING IT REAL: I’m sorry that visits from your relatives are so painful for you. However, I see nothing wrong with calling one’s parents “Ma” and “Pa” if those are the names they have been called all their lives. Believe me, I have heard parents called much worse. The best advice I can offer would be for you to grow a thicker skin and, if that doesn’t work, spend less time with your relatives. With your attitude, you’ll be doing them a favor. DEAR ABBY: Should I be a bridesmaid in my best friend “Carla’s” ex-husband’s wedding? I’m still friends with him, which is fine with Carla. I have also become quite close to his fiancee, “Jenny.” We have a lot in common and have been hanging out for some time. Jenny has asked me to be in her wedding. I haven’t talked to Carla yet to see how she’d feel about it. I don’t feel like she’ll be completely honest with me. Would I be stabbing her in the back if I’m in the wedding? I need advice, and quick -- the wedding is soon! -- FRIENDS WITH EVERYBODY DEAR F.W.E.: Because you’re concerned about Carla’s re-
action to your being a part of her ex-husband’s wedding, you should address your question to her. My gut reaction is that if it feels to you like it could be stabbing her in the back, it might be perceived that way. DEAR ABBY: What is the protocol for office romances? I have seen so many flings and love affairs go on. Sometimes it’s fine, but other times it has caused a big distraction. A supervisor dating a subordinate is probably frowned upon, but what if they’re in different departments? Should an office romance be kept secret, or out in the open so rumors won’t spread? I have never been a part of this, but I have seen plenty. What’s right and wrong? -- CURIOUS IN THE CUBICLE DEAR CURIOUS: There is no “protocol.” Most companies discourage office romances because they’re a distraction and make workers less efficient. If they happen between a supervisor and a subordinate and it doesn’t work out, it could lead to accusations of sexual harassment and an expensive lawsuit. So while the temptation may be there, what’s “right” is to avoid them and what’s “wrong” is to indulge in one because it’s risky business. DEAR ABBY: When closing window blinds for the night, is it normal or proper to close them with the blades or slats in the upward or downward position? My wife and I disagree on this. I maintain they should be closed in the upward position. What do you or the experts say? -- IN THE DARK IN TEXAS DEAR IN THE DARK: I have never encountered this question, so my staff and I experimented with the mini-blinds in our office, which has many windows. Tilting the slats up blocked more light than when we tilted them down. However, this is not a question of what is “normal” or “proper.” It’s a matter of what works best for you.
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: One bedroom, heat, hot water, included, off street parking, $500 references, security, 723-4473.
12' Aluminum boat, trailer; 8 hp Yamaha M&R, 2 stroke, call 603-326-3145, FMI.
BERLIN: Spacious 3/bedroom, 2/bath, 2nd floor, recently renovated, w/d hook-up. Includes heat, no pets, no smoking, references required, $695 plus security, 603-986-5264. CASCADE Flats, River Street, 2nd floor, 6 large rooms, hardwood floors, base board heat. W/D hook-up, attic, side porch, off street parking, no utilites/ smoking/ pets. References, lease, + security, 752-7096. GORHAM – First Floor, 2 br in town. W/D hookup, parking, storage. $700/mo. Heat included. First floor 3 br Cascade Flats $675/mo heated, W/D hookup. Third floor 2 br Cascade Flats, $550/mo heat included --Berlin 1 and 2 Bedrooms available. No Smokers. For application call 723-7015 GORHAM, 1 bedroom, heat included, w/d hookup, no smoking/ pets. $525/mo. 466-3162. 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). NEWLY renovated apartments. 1st floor apartment $525 does not include heat, 2 bedroom. 2nd floor apartment $475/month does not include heat, 2 bedroom, off street parking, two cars per unit. No pets, need good credit report. Also would consisted leaving 1st floor furnished. Call (603)887-0508 for showing or email Jokingjoj50@yahoo.com. NEWLY renovated, two bedroom, 1.5 bathrooms, hot water included, $450/mo. 331 Pleasant Street 603-234-9507 Bruce. THREE, 2 bedroom apts. heat, h/w, w/d hook-ups, hardwood floors, renovated; 4 bedroom, duplex, heat, h/w, w/d hook-ups, hardwood floors, 752-2607, 723-4161.
For Rent-Vacation SUMMER lakeside cottage, Stark NH, north of Berlin, small motor boat, sleeps to six, 3 day weekend, $300, 7 days $600, 603-466-5477.
$1-A-DAY CLASSIFIEDS • CALL 752-5858 DOLLAR-A-DAY: Ad must run a minimum of 5 consecutive days. Ads over 15 words add 10¢ per word per day. REGULAR RATE: $2 a day; 10¢ per word per day over 15 words. PREMIUMS: First word caps no charge. Additional caps 10¢ per word per day. Centered bold heading: 9 pt. caps 40¢ per line, per day (2 lines maximum) TYPOS: Check your ad the first day of publication. Sorry, we will not issue credit after an ad has run once. DEADLINES: noon two days prior the day of publication except for Monday’s paper when the deadline is Thursday, 11 a.m. PAYMENT: All private party ads must be pre-paid. We accept checks, Visa and Mastercard credit cards and of course cash. There is a $10 minimum order for credit cards. CORRESPONDENCE: To place your ad call our offices 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, 752-5858; send a check or money order with ad copy to The Berlin Daily Sun, 164 Main Street, Berlin, NH 03570 or stop in at our offices on Main Street in Berlin. OTHER RATES: For information about the professional directory or classified display ads call 752-5858.
Low Cost Spay/ Neuter
2005 Dodge 2500 Diesel, white, 4wd, manual 6spd, quad cab, long bed, cap, gooseneck, airbags, tow package, 136K miles. Books for $23,000/Offers. Matching white 2007 Pace 24ft enclosed cargo/ race trailer, bumper pull, 10K GVW, ramp rear, $7500/Offer. Both titles in hand. Email email@example.com for photos or call 603-630-4072 (leave message) Truck and trailer located at 382 Church St, Berlin, come visit (Days).
Cats & dogs Rozzie May Animal Alliance 603-447-1373 READY 5-19-11, Vet check, no papers. 1 male, 2 female $200. Himalayan (603)636-1349.
Antiques ANTIQUES, glass, furniture, & collectibles of all kinds wanted by Bob Gauthier, 449-2542. Specializing in Estate and Business liquidation. Bonded.
Autos BUYING junk cars and trucks ME & NH. Call for price. Martin Towing. (603)305-4504. BUYING Junk cars and doing tows. Willing to travel (603)348-3403.
Child Care LOOKING for child care services? Toddler and infants welcome, days and hours are flexible, possible weekends. Gorham area, if interested call 723-4026.
For Rent 2 great apts. available. Great Landlord. 3 bedroom, 1st and 2nd floor. Call H&R Block (603)752-2372.
For Rent 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 2 bedroom spacious apt. close to town, heat, hot water, garage, $550/mo. (603)752-3372.
BERLIN 2 bedroom, heat, hot water included, w/d hookups, HUD accepted. $575/mo 802-388-6904.
For Rent BERLIN 2nd floor & 3rd floor, 4 room, 2 bedrooms, heated. Call (978)609-4010. BERLIN Eastside, first floor, 1 bedroom apt. elec, heat, h/w, refrig, range incl. $600/mo. (603)723-5703. BERLIN- large sunny 2 bdrm apt. with covered porches and shed. Heat, h/w, & appliances included. $650/mo plus lease & security. (207)571-4001. BERLIN: 2 room, furnished, effi ciency apt. downtown location, $400/mo. includes all utilities. 752-5250. BERLIN: 3 room, heat, h/w, ga rage, $525/mo. 752-4562 or 723-9024. 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.
2 gas push mowers $65 & $75. Craftsman rear tine tiller $275. (603)466-2427. 2- 2002 Polaris snowmobiles, plus trailer, $3000/bo. FMI 752-5361. ALUMINUM tool box, two dollies, small table, Emilien Poulin, 156 Strafford Street, Berlin, 752-6373. AMAZING! Beautiful queen or full pillow top mattress set $249, king $399. See ad under “furniture”. APT. size electric stove, excellent condition, coppertone, $150 752-6005. FLOOR length, petty coat, worn under briday gown, size small $50 (603)723-7555. FOUR Nokia tires, brand new, 215/55 R17, $275/obo, 723-1243. LAMINATED oak flooring 13x15. Laminated madrid white flooring 16x20. FMI (603)752-6091. PICNIC tables, made to order, 723-1997.
Furniture AMAZING! Beautiful Queen or Full Mattress Set. Luxury firm European pillow-top. New in plastic, costs $1,095, sell $249. Can deliver. 603-315-3480
Help Wanted EXPERIENCE A MUST Looking for waitstaff & cook culinary grad preferred. Apply in person. No phone calls. Moonbeam Cafe, 19 Exchange St. Gorham. EXPERIENCED: housekeeper, p/t, excellent pay, Jefferson Notch Motel, Randolph, 466-3833. FULLER BRUSH SALES DISTRIBUTORS NEEDED. Start a home based business. Need people who can use extra money. Servicing your own area. No Investment. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. HELP Wanted: Part-time stock person, minimum 16 yrs. old, apply to: C&S Vending Machine, BG Road, Gorham.
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Computer Technician North Country Education Services is seeking a full time computer technician to assist school district technology staff in the installation, maintenance, and basic repair of hardware and network infrastructure. The successful candidate must have superior interpersonal skills, follow directions, multi-task, and work independently. The work week will consist of four days in SAU 23 with the fifth day in a SAU TBD. Travel will be required within each district and will be reimbursed at the IRS rate.
An EOE Employer
Certified Flaggers For summer road project in Randolph For a confidential interview, please call: John Henley (603)387-6183
Please email cover letter, resume, and three references to email@example.com by June 2, 2011 or mail to: Matt Treamer NCES 300 Gorham Hill Road Gorham, NH 03581
PIANO/ guitar lessons, experienced teachers, affordable rates, firstname.lastname@example.org or 603-991-8171.
May through October, PT- 24 hours per week. Stock and support all gear and book sales at all AMC destinations, including backcountry huts. Prior retail experience helpful. Apply online at www.outdoors.org/seasonal.
THE WENTWORTH Is seeking individuals for the following full and part time positions: AM Servers, Banquet, Line Cook, and Front Desk Agent. Please apply in person at The Wentworth in Jackson, mail your resume to PO Box M, Jackson, NH 03846call 603-383-9700 or email res u m e t o email@example.com
Northern Community Investment Corporation Business Resource Manager Do you enjoy Financial Analysis? Is multi-tasking easy for you? Do you want to assist businesses in local communities?
SPEECH AND LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST VACANCY
Retail Distribution Assistant neededAppalachian Mountain Club, Gorham
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 207-571-9554.
Salary range is from $29,000 to $33,000 per year along with a one person health insurance plan.
SAU 20 is seeking a highly motivated and energetic speech pathologist who will be responsible for providing direct services, consultation with staff, and case management for students, through assessment and diagnosis of speech, language, and voice impairments, screening to identify students with speech deficits, assist in proper referrals, provide appropriate individualized programs of therapy to meet individual students’ needs, and remediate existing speech and/or language handicaps. The SLP will be required to service students ages 3-21 in all SAU 20 school districts. The SLP will work in collaboration with another speech pathologist to meet the needs of the SAU 20 identified preschool students and students with speech and language needs grades K-12 as well as collaborate with classroom teachers and other school staff members. The SLP will work a 185 day contract, following the school schedule and vacations, 8 hr days, with an 8 day summer component (supplemental contract). Minimum qualifications: Candidates must possess a Masters Degree in speech and language pathology, ASHA Certification and either license or Speech Pathologist certification from NH Department of Education; evidence of strong communication, organizational and team building skills. Community: The SAU 20 community is located in Coos County, in northern NH, within the heart of the very beautiful White Mountains. The SAU is comprised of six school districts: Dummer, Gorham, Errol, Milan, Randolph, and Shelburne, and four school buildings: Edward Fenn Elementary (K – 5), Gorham Middle High School (6 – 12), Milan Village School (K – 6) and Errol Consolidated School (K – 8). Milan, Dummer and Errol students are tuitioned to other schools for the upper grades. Application Deadline: June 10, 2011 Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, current resume, transcripts, references and certification information to: Superintendent Paul Bousquet SAU 20, 123 Main Street, Gorham, NH 03581 email@example.com (603) 466-3632 SAU No. 20 is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Northern Community Investment Corporation (NCIC) has an exceptional opportunity for a unique individual with a proven track record as a successful and innovative business manager and lender. We seek a person with: vision; a wide-ranging business and/or lending experience; ability to analyze details and manage multiple projects with excellent follow through. The ideal candidate has: the ability to understand and interpret commercial financial records, financial transactions and tax returns; a track record of leadership and strategy development; experience working directly with entrepreneurs; and an ability and interest in traveling throughout NCIC’s region so as to know the interest and needs of business owners and our funding partners. A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management or equivalent and five to seven years of business experience in a like position. The candidate should have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate clearly. The candidate should have a track record of working effectively in a team environment. Grants management experience helpful. We offer a competitive benefits package including paid vacations and holidays, 403(b) retirement plan and health insurance. Application deadline: June 15, 2011 Send response to: Jane Newland Northern Community Investment Corporation 347 Portland Street, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Home Improvements FORTIER HOME REPAIR Old & New- One call, We do it All! (603)752-1224.
Lost WALLET at Dollar Store in Berlin on Monday, May 23. Reward $100, call Kerrie, 348-2047.
Motorcycles BUY • SELL • T RADE www.motoworks.biz
(603)447-1198. Olson’s Moto Works, RT16 Albany, NH.
Services $150 or best price for your unwanted car or truck call Rich, 978-9079 APPLIANCE repair and installation trained professional, $49 service call in Berlin-Gorham area Steve 915-1390. HYPNOSIS for habit change, stress, regression. Michael Hathaway, DCH, certified hypnotherapist. Madison 367-8851.
AFFORDABLE ROOFING & SIDING SOLUTIONS.
Highest quality craftsmanship. Fully Insured. Lowest prices guaranteed. FMI (603)730-2521. email@example.com
COACHING VACANCIES Gorham Middle High School 2011-2012 School Year
Varsity Cross Country • Varsity Spirit MS Girls Soccer • MS Boys Basketball Please send letter of interest to Dan Gorham, GMHS, 120 Main Street, Gorham, NH 03581 By June 10, 2011
HOMECARE PROVIDER Are you a caring person? Have you considered becoming a Homecare Provider? We are assisting a friendly and personable woman to find a homecare provider who is open to sharing their own home with her. She enjoys socializing with people and especially loves the company of family pets. 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 te 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
Teller Full Time Woodlands Credit Union in Berlin, New Hampshire is seeking a highly qualified individual to become a Teller. The successful candidate will be goal oriented, personable, professional and passionate about exemplary member service. Minimum requirements: Personable, professional individual with money handling experience desirable. Confidentiality required High School education or equivalent. Woodlands Credit Union is the industry leader in Northern New Hampshire with a strong commitment to member service. We offer employees a professional working environment, competitive structure and a benefits package that includes an employer matching 401k, paid vacation and more. Applications available at Woodlands Credit Union, or at our Website. Return application to any Woodlands Branch Office, or to:
Joe Rodgers, V.P.H.R. 730 Main Street, Berlin, NH 03570 Berlin, Gorham, Conway and Plymouth, New Hampshire (603)752-5650 www.woodlandscu.com Equal Opportunity Employer
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BISSON’S Family Lawn Care: No jobs too small. Landscaping, mowing, etc. Free estimates. Dennis (603)723-3393.
TECHPROS- COMPUTER SALES & SERVICE
BERLIN: 1143 Main/ Corner Viking Street, Sat. 5/28 to Mon. 5/30, air/ power tools, furniture, household items, 9-4. No early birds.
CARPENTRY, handyman, property maintenance, no job too small. Call Dennis Bisson, 723-3393, free estimates. DEPENDABLE Lawn Service, Mowing, Trimming, General Clean-up. Great Rates. Call Jon at 348-1497.
16+ years experience! On-site computer repair, upgrades, wireless setup, virus removal, & more! (603)723-0918 www.TechProsNH.com ZIMMER Lawn Care. Mowing/ spring clean-up, light landscaping. No job too small. Free estimates. 723-1252.
DO you need help with house cleaning, yard work, errands, transportation? Call “Jill of All Trades” (603)348-3789.
BERLIN: 753 4th. Ave., Fri. Sat. 9-3 lots of stuff. BERLIN: Inside estate sale. Sat. 5/28, 9am. Sun. 5/29, if necessary, 1655 Main Street. Furniture, hospital bed, household itesm, books, (some old) electric stove, wringer washer, misc. items. No early birds. BIG Yard Sale: SAT, 5/28, 8-2, tools, furniture, kitchenware, toys, building materials. All must go. 6 Howland, Gorham, No early birds.
HANDYMAN: Property maintenance, carpentry, int./ ext. painting, sheet-rocking, etc. free estimates, call 915-0755.
GARAGE Sale- Everything must go. All items $2 or less. 62 Jimtown Rd. Gorham. Sat. May 28th, 9-3.
LAWN Care: Grass cutting, yard cleaning, hedge clipping, 5 yrs. in business. Call Roland at 752-5768.
GARAGE Sale: 57 Jasper Street, Sat., Sun., May 28th, 29th, 9-4 bedroom set, misc. household items.
GARAGE: 2126 Riverside Drive, lots of tools and stuff. Sat. and Sun. 5/28 & 5/29.
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.
POOL SERVICE Service, Maintenance, Equipment, Liners, Openings, 22 years of Prompt Reliable Service. 603-785-8305. 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. SPRING Clean-ups, grass cutting, tree work and other landscaping services (603)348-3403.
Wanted To Buy $150 or best price paid for your unwanted vehicle. Call Rich, 978-9079. BUYING junk cars/ trucks, heavy equip- farm mach., scrap iron. Call 636-1667 days, 636-1304 evenings.
Yard Sale 398 Wescott Street, Sat. 10:30-2 rain/shine, 1st edition books, games and more, inside garage. 521 Berlin/ Gorham Road, 521 multi family, Sat. Sun. Monday, 10-3, something for everyone. 71 Wood ST. Multi-family. Sat 8-4, Sun. 1-4, Mon. 8-2. Avon, photography, tools, etc. BERLIN: 782 6th Ave. Sun. Mon. 9-3, rain date, 64, 6/5, furniture and more.
Multi family Yard Sale
Saturday 5/28 9am-3pm, Sunday 5/29 9am-1pm Weather Permitting. Lots of kids toys, games, clothes; household items, light fixtures, garage door openers. No Early Birds please. Top of Gorham Hill, Grand View Lodge
HUGE DOWNSIZING SALE Nice chrome and glass dining room set w/6 chairs Replica roll top desk w/matching chair Massage recliner chair from Brookstone Lowrey organ w/discs and music books Kodak all in one printer (new) Steamer for fresh clothes (new) Book shelves (free standing) 4 Person Hot Tub Hanging wine rack w/rm. for stem glasses some antiques Lots of tools, tools, tools, tools, Chain saws Dishes, tons of Christmas decorations, lights, trees, etc. (mostly new) Office equipment (file cabinet, chrome file holder on wheels) Pillows All season decorations and flowers, baskets Videos, video container, tapes Color TV w/remote Household items (sets of dishes) Doodle art w/pens Gold tone free standing rack AND SO MUCH MORE!!!!! 1770 RIVERSIDE DRIVE BERLIN Friday and Saturday, 9-5, rain or shine will be under the tent or in the family room. Plenty of room for parking.
GIGANTIC, East Milan Road, Berlin, Brown Co. barn across from prison entrance, Sat. May 28, 9-3, benefit Berlin & Coos County Historical Society. Rain or Shine. GORHAM: 10 Mount Carter Drive, Sat. 5/28, 9-1, washer/dryer, tools, DJ system, snow-blower, Christmas items, kids toys, clothes, bikes, house hold items, no early birds. MOVING Sale 12 Kennett Lane, Jefferson 850-509-0384 May 24-31. Moving Sale, 50 Cates Hill Road, Berlin. Everything must go. Saturday, 5/28, 9-7 p.m. Furniture: Couches, bedroom set, etc Household items: New or in good condition.
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WEST MILAN -- Mr. George Sheptor, 86, of West Milan, NH, passed away on May 25, 2011 at his home. He was born on September 19, 1924, the son of Jacob and Eulita (Ustic) Sheptor and lived most of his life in the Berlin-Milan area. He had served in the US Navy for 22 years and served during World War II, Korea and Vietnam. George was a member of the VFW White Mountain Post #2520 and the Ryan-Scammon Post #36 American Legion. Members of the family include his
brother, Fred Smith and his wife Julie of Berlin, NH; sister-in-law, Leola Sheptor of Whitefield, NH; brotherin-law, Edward Kowalewski of Glen Burnie, MD; nieces, nephews and cousins. A graveside service with full military honors will be held on Saturday May 28, at 1 p.m. at the New City Cemetery, Berlin, NH. There will be no calling hours. The Bryant Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. To sign the guestbook, please visit www.bryantfuneralhome.net.
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BERLIN -- A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated for Germaine Bisson, formally of Berlin, on Saturday, May 14, 2011, at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish with Reverend Eddy Bisson, as celebrant. The cantor was Madeleine Jeffrey, accompanied by Susan Ramsey, as organist. The alter server was George Arsenault The pall was placed by her daughter, Florence Ruel, and son, George Bisson. Fr. Eddy Bisson placed the cross. Her son, George Bisson, did the Eulogy. Serving as readers were her granddaughter, Lise Keefe, and son, Donald Bisson. The offertory gifts were presented by Joanne Stewart, Sylvia Kroschwitz and her daughter, Florence
Ruel. Internment followed the service at Mt Calvary Cemetery in Berlin. Serving as pallbearers were, her grandsons, Zachary Bisson, Adam Bisson, Nicholas Bisson, Nathan Bisson, Matthew Stewart, Andrew Stewart and granddaughters, Paige Kroschwitz and Cortney Keefe. There were numerous friends and family members that attended the services from in and out of town. To view an online slide show please go to mem.com or to post a tribute, please visit www.fleury-patry.com Arrangements were under the direction of The Fleury-Patry Funeral Homes of Berlin and Gorham.
MULTI family 282 & 289 Pleas ant Street, Berlin, Sat. 8 to ?. MULTI family, Berlin 2267 Riverside Drive, Sat. 5/28, 9-2. SAT. May 26, 8-4, rain/ shine, 50 & 63 Charron Ave. Berlin, washer & dryer, furniture, household items, tools, Avon items, clothes. SAT. Sun. 9-4, Shelby Street, R on Goebel R on Deven lots of stuff.
SATURDAY May 28th 9-1p.m., 5 Bangor St., Gorham. Household items, kitchen items, crystal, entertainment center, computer work station, lots more!
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Gorham Recreation Dept. news Sunday, May 29 – No Adult Coed Softball game due to Memorial Day. Monday, May 30 – Minor League Cal Ripken (MARINERS @ REDS). Tuesday, May 31 – T-Ball League (ORIOLES vs. BRAVES) – Farm League (METS vs. KINGS) – Minor League Cal Ripken (ATHLETICS @ REDS) – Major League Cal Ripken (DODGERS @ PHILLIES). Wednesday, June 1 – Farm League (ROCKIES vs. RED SOX) – Minor League Cal Ripken (CUBS @ REDS) – Major League Cal Ripken (DODGERS @ ASTROS). Thursday, June 2 – T-Ball League (ORIOLES vs. GIANTS) – 12 & U Softball League (MILAN @ GORHAM) – Minor League Cal Ripken (REDS @ MARINERS) and (ATHLETICS @ RED SOX). Friday, June 3 – Minor League Cal Ripken (ATHLETICS @ CUBS). The Recreation Department is seeking sponsorship for our Summer Concert Series. If interested please contact the Recreation Department or visit our web site www.gorhamnh.org/ rec.html Click on Summer Programs and then Summer Concert Series – Sponsorship Opportunities. Challenger Soccer Camp information is here! This program is designed for students ages 7-13. The coaches will emphasize educational smallsided games with a focus on personal development. The program is designed to make soccer fun and to improve player’s skills. The camp will be held at Promenade Soccer Field.
The session will run from 5:00 – 8:00 pm. Each player will receive 15 hours of training, a free Challenger soccer ball, t-shirt and camp certificate. Sign up before June 24th (online) to receive a free soccer jersey (valued at $39.00). Registration received after July 30th will be assessed a $10.00 late fee. If interested, call the Recreation Department or sign up through our web site. Host a coach and receive an $80.00 rebate off your child’s registration fee! Challenger Soccer Camp. This program is designed for students entering grades 8-12. The coaches will emphasize educational small-sided games with a focus on personal development. The program is designed to make soccer fun and to improve player’s skills. The camp will be held at Libby Recreation Complex Soccer Field. The session will run from 5:00 – 8:00 pm. This camp is for both girls’ and boys’ combine into one session. Each player will receive 15 hours of training, a FREE Challenger soccer ball, t-shirt and camp certificate. Sign up before June 24th (online) to receive a free soccer jersey (valued at $39.00). Registration received after July 30th will be assessed a $10.00 late fee. If interested, call the Recreation Department or sign up through our web site. Host a coach and receive an $80.00 rebate off your child’s registration fee! Please visit our web site, www.gorhamnh.org/rec.html, for information, schedules, news and forms for all of our programs.
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3 Day Memorial Meat Sale May 27th 28th 29th USDA Inspected Family Pack Wings.............................$1.27 lb. Country Fresh Pork Spareribs...........................................$1.97 lb. USDA Inspected New York Sirloin Steak.....................$2.97 lb. USDA Inspected Boneless Strip Steaks.........................$3.97 lb. USDA Inspected Fillet Mignon Tenderloin..................$5.97 lb. USDA Inspected Boneless Chicken Breasts................................$1.77 lb. USDA Inspected Boneless Chicken Tenders..............................$1.97 lb. USDA Inspected Fresh Store Made Ground Chuck.................$2.97 lb. USDA Inspected Family Pack Boneless Top Round Steaks....$2.97 lb. USDA Inspected Boneless Top Round Oven Roasts................$2.97 lb.
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Berlin girls sweep Gilford in tennis BY JEAN LEBLANC THE BERLIN DAILY SUN
GILFORD -- The Berlin girls made a loud statement heading into tournament play, handing undefeated Gilford their first two losses of the season. Those wins placed Berlin as the second seed for tournament play. First Match Results: BERLIN 5 GILFORD 3 In singles action, #1 seed Moriah Arsenault fell to Gilford’s Charalyn Corsack 3-8, second seeded Mountie Al Aldrich fought off Charleyne Panaer 8-6, senior Felicia Arsenault defeated Olivia Broderick 8-4, Berlin’s #4 seed Kathryn Record was victorious over Eagle Sarah Anderson in a tie breaker 9-8 (7/3), #5 seed Miriam Arsenault bested Gilford’s Mikayla Clarke W 8-6, and Mountie sixth seed Emily Ploudre lost to Abby Lines 4-8. Leading 4-2, Berlin needed to win one of their three doubles games. In doubles, the Mounties top duo of Moriah Arsenault and Al Aldrich lost to Charalyn Corsack and Charleyne Panaer 8-3, the second seeded match between Berlin’s Felicia Arsenault and Miriam Arsenault against Olivia Broderick
and Sarah Anderson was halted because Berlin won the game between #3 seeded doubles partners Kathryn Record and Emily Ploudre over Mikayla Clarke and Abby Lines 8-4. Second Match Results: Berlin 5 Gilford 1 The Berlin girls got their work done prior to playing any doubles’ games, taking five of the six singles matches. Top Berlin #1 seed Moriah Arsenault beat Gilford’s Charalyn Corsack 9-8 (7/5) in a tie breaker, getting revenge in an earlier singles match. Mountie second seed Al Aldrich beat Charleyne Panaer 8-4, Felicia Arsenault fought past Eagle Olivia Broderick 8-6, Fourth seed Kathryn Record swatted her way by Sarah Anderson 8-2, freshman Miriam Arsenault fell in a close game against Mikayla Clarke 6-8, and #6 seed Emily Ploudre won over Gilford’s Abby Lines 8-4. The doubles games did not take place because Berlin led 5-1. The girls had an excellent day,” said coach Patty Hood. “They worked very hard and continue to improve. We are looking forward to tournament play.”
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Berlin girls advance to state finals with 5-4 win over Profile BY JEAN LEBLANC THE BERLIN DAILY SUN
BERLIN -- One of the toughest things in high school sports is to defeat a team three times in one season. The Profile Patriots beat the Berlin girls’ tennis team 5-4 twice during the regular season. Berlin got their revenge on Wednesday on the Gorham Common, defeating Profile 5-4 in the semi-final round of the Division III playoffs. It is the second straight year that coach Patty Hood has guided the Lady Mountaineers to the finals. The Berlin girls will face top seeded Bow at Plymouth State University. In singles, Berlin’s #1 seed Moriah Arsenault beat Isabel Eyman 8-6, second seed Al Aldrich shutout Becca Palmer 8-0, third seeded Mountie Felicia Arsenault earned her win over Patriot Libby Gaitskill 8-3, #4 ranked player Kathryn Record lost to Cher Christnacht 4-8, freshman Miriam Arsenault lost to
Profile’s Rachel Johnson 1-8, and Berlin’s sixth seed Emily Ploudre defeated Emma Stone 8-4. That gave the Lady Mountaineers a 4-2 lead heading into the doubles action. Berlin needed just one win to move on to the finals for the second consecutive year. In doubles, Berlin was able to advance by their top duo of Moriah Arsenault and Al Aldrich, beating Profile’s Isabel Eyman and Becca Palmer 8-2. In the other two doubles matches Mounties Felicia Arsenault and Miriam Arsenault lost to Cher Christnacht and Rachel Johnson 4-8, and third seeded Kathryn Record and Emily Ploudre fell to Emma Stone and Meg Dowling 6-8, making the final score 5-4 in favor of Berlin. “Another exciting day for the girls’ tennis team,” said head coach Hood. “The girls played very well against a tough Profile team. Having the opportunity to play in the finals a second year in a row speaks very highly of these girls.”
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Wildcat Mountain begins summer operations PINKHAM NOTCH – Wildcat Mountain opens for summer & fall operations beginning Saturday, May 28, at 10 a.m. offering two major state attractions for the long Memorial Day Weekend including New Hampshire’s only ZipRider zip-line cable ride and the highest scenic gondola in the state, the Wildcat Express. As a yearround destination located 100 percent within the White Mountain National Forest, Wildcat Mountain provides both exhilarating and one-of-a-kind opportunities to enjoy views and scenery that have consistently been voted number one in the East. Wildcat Mountain’s ZipRider combines a safe, one-of-a-kind, flying experience with beautiful scenery. With four cable lines that affectively allow for maximum rider capacity, the ZipRider is the only attraction of its kind in New Hampshire and is different than the canopy zip-line tours familiar to most. For just the cost of a $20 ticket and meeting minimum and maximum weight/height requirements, riders will descend just under a half-mile over trails, tree-tops, and the Peabody River at heights of up to 70 feet and speeds that can reach 45 miles per hour before the ZipRider’s automatic braking and a spring stopping system receive the rider comfortably at the landing platform located a short distance from the Main Base Lodge.
Also unique to Wildcat Mountain, and the only one of its kind in North America, the Wildcat Express has once again transformed from New Hampshire’s fastest and most powerful summit quad chairlift during the winter and spring skiing and riding season to the state’s highest summer and fall scenic gondola. Comfortable, enclosed 4-person scenic gondola cabins transport guests to the 4,000 foot-plus summit of Wildcat Mountain offering ideal views of Mt. Washington and the Presidential Range. The scenic gondola is the best way for the entire family, including wellbehaved canine members on a leash, to enjoy incredible views and scenery. Gondolas run continuously, so you don’t wait in any lines. The ZipRider and scenic gondola will be open as weather permits for weekends only beginning Saturday, May 28, and then will begin to operate daily Saturday, June 11, through the spectacular fall foliage in mid-October. Wildcat Mountain also offers hiking, fishing, liftserviced nine-hole alpine disc golf course, and weekly guided tours and outdoor interpretive programs with the Tin Mountain Conservation Center and Appalachian Mountain Club. Food, beer, and wine is offered in the base lodge with fresh “Lunch & Ride” packages available for individuals, families, or groups. All rates and information can be found online at skiwildcat.com or by calling 1-888-SKI-WILD.
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Berlin police log
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Monday, May 23 12:46 a.m.- Curt Marshall, 27, of Berlin, was arrested for driving after suspension or revocation. He was released on $1,500 personal recognizance bail and given a July 12 court date. 2:09 a.m.- Justin Barrette, 20, of Berlin, was arrested for unlawful transportation of alcohol. He was released on $350 P.R. bail and given a July 12 court date. 2:11 a.m.- Tammy Tardif, 46, of Berlin, was arrested for operating after suspension and operating on a suspended registration. She was released on $500 P.R. bail and given a July 12 court date. 5:25 a.m.- A woman reported hitting a deer in Milan. 10:07 a.m.- A woman reported her laptop was missing and wanted the information on file. 11:41 a.m.- Police served a petition to a female juvenile for simple assault. 11:45 a.m.- A woman reported money was stolen from her car and she wanted the information on file. 11:49 a.m.- A man reported one of his windows was possibly shot out with a BB. 12:55 p.m.- Police served a petition to a female juvenile for simple assault. 1:36 p.m.- Justin McCarty, 38, of Berlin, was arrested on an electronic bench warrant. He was released on $200 cash bail and given a July 12 court date. 2:00 p.m.- Police served a female juvenile a CHINS petition. 4:24 p.m.- A caller reported three boys were vandalizing the Beaudoin Street neighborhood. 5:44 p.m.- A caller reported a boy punched a sign on Hillside Avenue. 10:04 p.m.- A man reported his phone was taken but later said he got it back. Tuesday, May 24
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7:00 a.m.- Jonathan Goupil, 17, of Berlin, was issued a traffic citation for child restrain. 7:00 a.m.- Ian Dupont, 17, of Berlin, was issued a traffic citation for child restraint. 10:49 a.m.- A woman complained that people were driving on her lawn and damaging it. 11:36 a.m.- A man complained that someone took newspapers out of his recycling bin. 6:02 p.m.- A man reported someone stole an empty milk crate. 9:24 p.m.- Matthew Lemieux, 31, of Gorham, was arrested for driving while intoxicated. He was released on $500 P.R. bail and given a July 12 court date. 10:33 p.m.- A man reported two people tried to lift his canoe and wanted extra patrols in the area. 11:25 p.m.- Berlin police assisted state police with arresting Guy Wood, 31, of Shelburne, for driving while intoxicated and possession of drugs. He was released on $500 P.R. bail and given a July 12 court date. Wednesday, May 25 2:00 p.m.- Rachel Thompson, 17, of Berlin, was issued a traffic citation for child restraint. 2:00 p.m.- Lucille Burdick, 46, of Berlin, was issued a traffic citation for child restraint. 2:00 p.m.- Nicholas Bonney, no date of birth listed, of Dummer, was issued a traffic citation for child restraint. 2:00 p.m.- Alexander Harrington, 17, of Berlin, was issued a traffic citation for child restraint. 6:37 p.m.- A woman reported her son’s backpack was stolen and wanted the information on file. 8:38 p.m.- A caller reported a group of girls fighting on East Mason Street. 10:06 p.m.- A caller reported a portable toilet was tipped over at Community Field.
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Assembly of God Church • Pastor Paul Lavigne, Berlin/ Gorham Road, Gorham, 466-2851 - Service times: Sunday, 10:00 am Sunday School; Sunday service, 10:00 am, Sunday evening service, 7 pm, Wednesday Bible study, 7 pm. Christian Science Society • 147 Main Street, Lancaster Sunday Service 10 am, Sunday School 10 am The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints • Preaching the “Restored Gospel” • Top of Gorham Hill Rd., Rt. 2. 466-3417, Feltus Sterling, Branch Pres. 733-6743. Sundays Meetings Sacrament 10:00 am, Sunday School 11:45 am, Prsthd & Rel Soc. 12:15pm Community Bible Church, 595 Sullivan Street, Berlin. 752-4315. Service Times: Sunday - Family Bible Hour - 9:45 AM, Morning Worship - 11:00 AM, Evening Service - 6:00 PM. Bible Studies held Tuesdays and Thursdays - call for details. Youth, Awana (September - April) - Wednesday - 6:00 PM. Community Bible Academy - Christian School for K-12. www.berlingorhambible.com. Dummer Community Church • Corner of Hill Rd. and East Side River Rd., Dummer. Sunday Worship and Sunday School 9:30. Bible Study ater service. 449-6628 or 449-6765 First Baptist Church • 79 High Street, Berlin. · 752-6215. Reverand: Dean Stiles. Sunday School 9:45am, Sunday Worship Services: 11:00am. Tuesday Bible Study 7:00 PM. Nursery available, handicap accessible. Gateway Apostolic Church • P.O. Box 153, Gorham, NH - Home group meetings Tuesday at 7PM, please call for locations, 1-800450-7298 ext. 6062. Pastor: Rodney Brown Gorham Congregational Church United Church of Christ - 143 Main Street, Gorham, 466-2136. Sunday worship at 10:00 am. Rally Sunday and the first day of Sunday School in Sept. 12. We celebrate Holy Communion on the first Sunday of the month. All are welcomed and the coffee is free. Gorham Congregational Church is a church in the United Church of Christ, no matter where you are on your faith journey you are welcome here. The Harvest Christian Fellowship, a Foursquare Gospel church • Pastor Shane Riff. First Service: 8:30am (no childcare), Second Service: 10:30am (childcare provided), Sunday School 10:30am. Midweek Service Wednesday 6:30pm. 219 Willow Street, Berlin • 752-5374. Heritage Baptist Church • Rev. Dana C. Hoyt, Sr., Pastor. Independent-Fundamental-soul winning-KJV. Sunday School 9:30; Sunday Worship 10:30; Sunday Evening 6:00; Thurs. Bible Study 7:00. 13 Exchnage St., Berlin, 752-4523. Free bible studies through the mail or in your home. Holy Family Roman Catholic Church • 7 Church St., Gorham 466-2335 Rev. Mark Dollard, Pastor - Rev. Steven Lepine Associate Pastor - Weekend Mass Schedule Sat. 6:00 pm, Sun. 11:00 am . Reconciliation Sat. 5:15–5:45 pm or by appt. Weekdays Mass Schedule Tues. & Thurs. 6:00 pm Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church • 20 Petrograd Street, Berlin, 752-2254 Divine Liturgy: 9am Sunday Lamb’s Chapel, Non-denominational Christian Church • Pastors: David & Linda Canter, 214 School Street, Berlin, NH 03570. Phone: (603) 752-5773. Services times: Sunday 10:30 a.m. Worship Services, Tuesday 6 a.m. Men’s Prayer Meeting and Bible Study, Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. Women’s Bible Study and Prayer Meeting, and Tuesday 4:30- 7 p.m. Sanctuary open for prayer. Milan Community United Methodist Church • Services at 9:30 am with Pastor William Simpson. 449-2026 Mt. Forist Seventh Day Adventist Church • Corner of First Ave., and Mt. Forist St., Pastor Leon Twitchell, 207-890-7130, Saturday services: Bible study 9:30am, Worship service 11am Mt. Washington Valley Bible Church • Real direction for real life. Worship Services Sunday 9:30am; Bible Study 11-12am; Prayer Meeting Wed. 7:00pm. Information call 752-4920. Come and Join Us. New Life Apostolic Church • Services are every 2nd and 4th Wednesday at the Berlin Rec. Center from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. FMI call David Willhoite at 207-357-3455 Salvation Army • Salvation Army, 15 Cole St., Berlin. Sunday School 10 a.m., Sunday Worship 11 a.m., Sunday Evening Bible study 6 p.m. Lt. Erin Smullen. Shelburne Union Church • All services every Sunday at the church at 7 pm in the evenings throughout the summer only. St. Anne’s Roman Catholic Church of Good Shepherd Parish • 345 Pleasant St., Berlin - 752-2880 • Rev. Mark Dollard, Pastor, Rev. Steven Lepine, Assoc. Pastor, Weekend Mass Schedule Saturday Evenings 4:00 - Sunday 7:00 am,. 9:00 am, & 7:00 pm. Weekdays Mon., Wed. & Fri. 8:00 am. Holydays Vigil 6:0.0 pm, Feast 8:00 am & 12:05 pm. Confessions: Sat 3:00 pm or by appointment. St. Barnabas Episcopal Church • 2 High Street, Berlin; 752-3504; www.stbarnabasberlin.org. The Rev. Fran Gardner-Smith, Rector. • Worship Schedule: Sunday worship with Eucharist 10:15AM; Sung Compline Sunday 8PM; Wednesday Eucharist 10AM. Adult Bible Study Sunday at 9:15. Sunday School for Children at 9:15 (September to Mid-May). All people are always welcome at St. Barnabas! St. Paul Lutheran Church • Norway and Seventh Streets, Berlin, 752-1410 - Rev. Raymond Mitchell. Worship Services: Sundays 10:30 am - Sunday School: 9am for ages 3-adult – Summer Schedule: Sunday Worship 9:30 am, No Sunday School. United Church of Christ, Congregational • 921 Main Street, Berlin - 752-3811. Sunday Worship Service 10 am. W. Milan United Methodist Church • Pastor Al Bunnell. West Milan Village, 449-3487 Worship Services: 7:00pm, 1st & 3rd Sundays. This service is provided free of charge every Friday. Please send pertinent information to our office if you would like to be included.
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