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THURSDAY, AUGUST 11, 2011

VOL. 20 NO. 85

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Selectmen ask ZBA to revisit variance BY MELISSA GRIMA THE BERLIN DAILY SUN

GORHAM — The Gorham ZBA, last week, acted a motion from the selectmen that they revisit a recent decision to grant a variance. “Allowing a variance to construct on an unbuildable lot in these un-built paper subdivisions creates precedent for other property owners to seek similar relief which is evidenced by this application,” the selectmen wrote. “This will eventually result in demands for municipal services, e.g. new roads, for homes constructed on these paper subdivision lots.” The Zoning Board of Appeals had granted a variance on June 9 to Richard Briggs, who had requested a frontage variance in order to construct a garage on a 100-foot by 100-foot lot on Valley Road. Tax maps show Valley Road as a proposed road off of Spring Road in the area off Jimtown Road. According to the board, Briggs had been previously denied a variance for lot size to build a home on the parcel. Because of its zoning, the lot would have to be 1 acre or more for a house to be constructed on it without a variance. Required road frontage is 100feet on a public street, since Valley Road exists only on paper and is otherwise little more than a wood-

land path, the lot — along with dozens of others in the area — does not meet the frontage requirement. Although some members of the ZBA were disappointed no representative of the selectmen was present at their Aug. 4 meeting to make their argument for a rehearing, the group unanimously agreed to rehear the case on the merits of the argument in the letter from the town fathers. In the written motion, the selectmen pointed to a lack of evidence in support of the variance in the application or the minutes of the initial hearing. They also argued that the standards outlined in the RSA for granting a variance had not been addressed. In light of this, they asserted that the ZBA was in error when they granted approved the application. ZBA member PJ Cyr said that after reading the letter he realized the selectmen brought up some points he hadn’t considered when he cast his vote in favor of the variance. He told the rest of the board he would not be averse to rehearing the case. When asked what she believed the selectmen’s largest concern was with their decision, Michelle Lutz, Fiscal/Administrative Assistant, said that it was her opinion that the lack of conditions on the see VARIANCE page 6

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Berlin man scales 48 peaks BY MELISSA GRIMA THE BERLIN DAILY SUN

BERLIN — It took 10 years, but just one day shy of his 71st birthday, Al Morrissette summited his 48th 4,000 foot peak. While understandably proud of his accomplishment, Al — whose trail name is Yes-I-Can — credits the support of family and friends for his ability to undertake and complete the feat. “My thanks and gratitude to all who helped and encouraged me to accomplish this goal,” Al said. see SCALES page 6

Woman reportedly mugged on Main Street BY MELISSA GRIMA THE BERLIN DAILY SUN

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Heavy trucks to be subject to new rules WASHINGTON (NY Times) — Big tractor-trailer trucks will have to get 20 percent more miles per gallon by the 2018 model year under the first-ever fuel economy rules for heavy vehicles, announced Tuesday by President Obama. The rules mimic the “light duty” fuel economy standards for cars and sport utility vehicles that have been in place since 1975. But they are more complex, tailored to cover vehicles including garbage trucks, which must get a 10 percent improvement, and pickups and vans too big to be covered by the existing rules, which must now make a 15 percent improvement. The rules are allowed under a law signed by President George W. Bush in 2007, but it has taken until now to devise the program. And Mr. Obama, at a time when there is substantial opposition to new environmental rules, said in a statement that the vehicle owners wanted their trucks to be regulated. “While we were working to improve the efficiency of cars and light-duty trucks, something interesting happened,” he said in a statement. “We started getting letters asking that we do the same for medium and heavy-duty trucks. They were from people who build, buy and drive these trucks.”

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NEW YORK (NY Times) — Stocks on Wall Street finished steeply lower on Wednesday as the financial sector dragged down the broader market, in a sharp reversal from the rally of the previous day. Financial stocks were down by more than 7 percent at about 4 p.m., in part because

of fears about their exposure to French banks as shares in those institutions dropped during European trading. The broad stock market was affected because big countries like France in the heart of Europe might now be called upon to bail out their own banks as well as economies

like Spain and Italy. “Today it’s fears about French banks and France,” Michael Gapen, United States economist at Barclays Capital in New York, said, singling out the French bank Société Générale, whose shares fell about 18 percent. “SocGen is the name that is really driving trading.”

Prime Minister threatens sustained police measures in London riots LONDON (NY Times) — With 10,000 additional police officers deployed across London, and trouble flaring in other cities, Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday threatened sustained police measures including the possible use of water cannons to curb the looting and arson that have shaken many parts of Britain for four consecutive days. He was speaking after a night of relative calm in London offset by an apparent surge of violence in regions stretching from the northwest through

the English Midlands to new areas farther south. Cameron told reporters outside 10 Downing Street that a police “fightback” was proving effective to prevent a repetition of the worst of the violence, which began on Saturday. He had earlier presided over a second meeting of the so-called Cobra committee, an ad hoc group that deals with national security crises, as the authorities said hundreds of people had been arrested overnight, many of them in major cities outside London.

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"I think we all realize it may take more than this to balance it out, but it gives me faith that at least they are trying to do their best to do it in a decent way," Pixley said, "It would be insane to cut clinical force right now, because we are full every day and it takes all of those people to do the job," he said. The election period for the early retirement option is Aug. 15 to Sept. 30. The package includes an enhanced pension benefit, the health system said in a statement. Letters will be sent out to eligible employees on Friday. Adams would not say how much the hospital expects to save from the early retirement offers. Dartmouth-Hitchcock said it has reduced its workforce by 300 employees in the past year, and a Adams said they couldn't guarantee there won't be more cutbacks or layoffs. Dartmouth-Hitchcock is one of 10 hospitals suing the state of New Hampshire over cuts in Medicaid reimbursement. —Courtesy of WMUR

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Thank your Gorham garbage collectors To the editor: It is often good to get involved in issues that are for the good of all the people of Gorham. It is always worth the fight to change things that need changing. However, when you have formed your own coalition to go after everything the town has in its infrastructure you need to re-evaluate your positions. I know for a fact that the garbage pick-up we have in this town is second to none. We have good reliable workers who drive and pick up the garbage for Gorham They don’t get the recognition as some people do. They are the workers who go to work every day, shut their mouths and work hard to pick up our garbage and do their jobs and do it well. If you screw around with this towns garbage collection you’ll have garbage on the side of the road from Gorham to hell and back. “You can take that to the bank! I’ve seen it in other places, so have you! If certain people have their ways, we the citizens of this town, could be in big trouble. You don’t have to look very far to see that when an appliance in a house breaks down they have to pay $25 or so to bring it to the dump. Let’s just pay $5 or $10 for every bag of garbage! Is this what the coalition wants? I don’t think so! Garbage collection is money well spent! There is nothing wrong when you join a committee to better a department of the town. But when the fight turns to changing things

that can end up hurting the citizens of this small town I’ll be damned if I’ll stand idly by and let it happen. A man once said “don’t burn any bridges behind you, you might have to turn around and cross over them again”. Changes for the good are well appreciated. But another saying is, “if it ain’t broke, don’t try and fix it”. The town of Gorham Public works and garbage collection ain’t broke. Sometimes we get wrapped up in our own egos and go way out on a limb to fight issues that we shouldn’t be fighting over. This town needs to come together to solve its problems. Make the changes that will better a town and its citizens, not changes that will bring us all down. I’m not going down quietly. That is why I spoke u and wrote this article. We’ve all “got a dog in this fight”. Everyone should be proud of what they do. Some of us work in mills, some of us are teachers. Others work in prisons. Some own their own businesses. Some work independently at home. I recognize these people as well as the town employees. It is time to lay down the swords and move on. Leave well enough alone! This towns money for garbage collection is well spent. One final thought. In tough financial times of budget strifes maybe it is finally time to swallow the real tough pill which consumers 60-70 percent of a towns budget, the schools. Is it time to consider see COLLECTOR page 5

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Hello fellow Berlinites. It seems like Mr. Arthur Napert, who had a fire in January at his White Mountain Lumber Company, was having a streak of bad luck, as he almost lost his life about two and one half months later. While driving across the 77 year old Milan Bridge early Sunday morning on March 20, 1966, it collapsed on Mr. Napert. The east side of the structure fell onto the ice in the Androscoggin River and part of it crushed Napert’s automobile, trapping him in it. As a result of his efforts to extract himself from the car, Mr. Napert suffered a coronary thrombosis. This didn’t stop him though, as he climbed over the fallen span and made his way in the darkness to a telephone. Once at the phone, he notified State Trooper Peter Roberts of his predicament. Napert had driven over the east span and was just starting onto the west span when it let go and crashed onto the frozen river. One of the steel supporting beams struck the top of Napert’s car, crushing the roof, but just missing the driver. Help came and Arthur was taken to the St Louis Hospital, where he was treated by Doctor Danais. Although he was reportedly doing well, Mr. Napert was confined to his hospital bed for one week. In a very short time, the state tore down the rest of the bridge and constructed a Bailey bridge to serve the people in East Milan and East Dummer, who now had to go to Berlin to cross the Androscoggin River. Emergencies and lots of traveling were a major concern of these citizens. The old span had stood since 1889 and records showed that it was built at a cost of $9,000 back then. I am not sure how long the Bailey bridge stayed in operation before a new permanent structure was put into place. It was certainly a close call for Mr. Napert and an inconvenience to many local people. In March of 1966, an application was filed by the Berlin Housing Authority for a preliminary loan for architects fees. This was the initial step in the development that would

take place on Cole Street for the elderly housing project. Urban Renewal Director Donald Mangine said that the capital cost of such development was to be met through bonds issued by the Berlin Housing Authority. The principle and interest would be taken care of by funds from the Federal Public Housing Administration. It was approved by the City Council and the agreement with the Housing Authority provided ten percent of the rents received by them would be paid to the city in lieu of taxes. This property was to be maintained by the Housing Authority once it was built and in place. These units are still standing and in operation on the corner of Cole and Green Streets today (2011) On April 13, 1966, an accident involving what was called an “avalauncher” and two forest service officials took place in Pinkham Notch. The instrument which was used for avalanche control was actually a rocket launcher and it exploded causing shrapnel wounds to District Ranger S. Goodrich and General District Assistant Leavitt Bowie. Both men were in their forChip Roberge ties and residents of Gorham at the time. Dr. Francis Appleton said that several pieces of metal had to be removed from both men, but described their condition as “very satisfactory”, reiterating that they were very lucky not to receive more serious wounds. This accident occurred as the two men were firing this launcher in order to bring down some dangerous snow formations in the bowl of Tuckerman Ravine. A rocket with a two pound charge had been placed in the barrel of the launcher, which see 1966 II page 5


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offices they run. If every thing bothers you. Maybe you need to change towns. Sometimes a move changes attitude! Just an observation! Please don’t waste your time on a rebuttal letter I don’t care if you like me or not. Phil Ross Gorham

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known as “Chip”. The local paper headlines said that Roberge had been awarded the air medal and three oak leaf clusters for meritorious achievement in Southeast Asia (Vietnam). This citation said that between September 12 and November 24, 1965, “Chip” participated in more than 400 combat missions over hostile territory in support of allied ground troops. During all of these missions, Specialist Roberge displayed the highest order of air discipline and acted in accordance with the best traditions of the service. “By his determination to accomplish his mission in spite of the hazards inherent in repeated aerial flights over hostile territory and his outstanding degree of professionalism and devotion to duty, he has brought high honor upon himself, his organization and the military service”, the citation said. Roberge went to Vietnam in August of 1965 as a member of the First Cavalry Division (Air Mobile) of the 229th Assault Helicopter Battalion. He was 19 years old at the time; that being the average age of most Vietnam Veterans who served back then. Mr. Roberge, who still resides in Berlin, was in the battle of the IA Drang valley, which has been depicted in many books and the movie “We Were Soldiers”. I will continue with my 1966 Berlin history in my next writing. Questions or comments email poof@ne.rr.com. Also, become a fan of “Once upon a Berlin Time” on Facebook and guess at the weekly mystery picture.

going regional? You all have a nice summer, where every you work! And the next time you see the garbage truck in front of your house say ‘hi’ and ‘thank’ them from saving you a lot of time and money. If you don’t like the town worker, the town hall workers, the cops, the what every sent a piece aloft using compressed gas. This rocket was ignited mechanically as it moved up the barrel. The accident happened when a malfunction in the pressure unit sent the rocket up the barrel far enough to ignite it, but not to send it clear. Thus, the rocket exploded in the barrel. There were several skiers on hand to watch the firing and one of them was also injured by the explosion, but he only suffered a minor scalp wound. Snow Ranger Brad Ray, who was in a forward position to observe the results, rushed over to furnish first aid and notified the base of the incident. The men were taken down the trail by a snow vehicle, met by Doctor Appleton and put into ambulances. This was the first year of operation for this rocket launcher, which could fire a charged projectile a distance of 1,400 yards. I wonder if they are still in use today or have they been replaced by some other way to remove dangerous avalanches. By April of 1966, the Vietnam War was in full bloom, with thousands of US military personnel fighting 12,000 miles from home. The city of Berlin had their share of young men and women serving in this country near the South China Sea. Many of them were decorated for bravery and six of them gave their lives, as depicted on the memorial at Glen Avenue. Among those decorated was SP/4 Harvey Roberge, 20 years of age. To most of his local peers, he is

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Wiggins describes the attacker as a tall, slim, good looking white male with short blond hair. She said he was young, clean and well-dressed. According to Wiggins’ account, the man was with three friends in a “beat up red sports car.” When his friends went in to Middle Earth, he stayed outside she said. Meanwhile, Wiggins was sitting on a park bench with a friend. She took out her money to pay a debt she owed her friend and before she could put her cash away, the man snatched it from her hand and ran. He rejoined his friends in the red car and sped away, she said. Sgt. Don Gendron of the Berlin Police said that police are looking through any available video surveillance on Main Street to try and identify the attacker. He noted, however, that muggings are not commonplace in the city and no additional incidents have been reported. “It’s kind of rare,” Gendron said. Gendron cautioned the public to be aware of their surroundings and asked anyone with information on this incident to call Berlin Police at 752-3131. VARIANCE from page one

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“First and foremost, my wife, Marie; we did Tecumseh, but due to so-so knees she was unable to do any others.” He also thanked his daughter Carolyn, “who was not able to do any, but her enthusiasm of my progress was appreciated.” Al — an accountant who became semi-retired about five years ago — began his trek at age 61, when with his 16 year old granddaughter Samantha, he took on Mt. Jefferson. He said he was inspired by looking at the Whites all his life, and figured he “might as well do something that counts,” Al explained. “We did a few mountains with the kids when they were little,” Marie noted, so the family was not unfamiliar with hiking. On all of his hikes, Al was joined by at least one family member or friend. Ten of the peaks were climbed alongside Lynn Farnham, “the authority on the trails in the Whites,” he said. He remembered when the pair was hiking the 14.6 mile round trip up Isolation and it rained all the way down. Al said when it came time to cross back over the brook the rocks had disappeared. “Lynn’s conversation was limited to two words over and over — ‘keep walking.’” Lynn was also on the final hike, the 48th, up Mt. Adams. “Don’t believe the weather forecast, when they say late afternoon showers, it means all day,” Al said. He was joined on his Hale summit by his daughter Sue and grandson Jacob and Sue also joined him on his walk along the Presidentials. His daughter Tracy and grandson Isaac were companions on the hike up Cannon and Tracy also joined Al in the Pemigewasset Wilderness and up Mt. Willey, where he recalled a bold dove stole the food from their hands. Both Sue and

Tracy were on the Franconia Ridge with Al and he had hiking partners of the Kinney clan when he climbed Lafayette and Passaconway. The Hancocks were climbed alongside Josh Labonville, he said. Al made a point of thanking his physician Dr. Mitch Sullivan as well, saying that the doctor kept insisting he needed to walk. His walks brought him to many exciting summits, with the view from the Presidentials and Cannon Mountain were among the most stunning. While on the trails this self-described “slow-walker” always tried to be prudent in his excursions, putting off the final hike when weather delayed him. “I didn’t want to end up on the six o’clock news,” he said. While depending on the proper equipment and commonsense helped him make it through, it didn’t hurt to have luck on his side either. Al admitted that he had slipped a few times, but never fell and never needed more than a band aid to patch himself up. He said that over the 10 years he learned to lighten his pack and stay hydrated. He also enjoyed meeting and talking to people on the trail. He recalled being amused by a German who was flustered by the lack of a bear box at Full Goose shelter. Al said his family shared his accomplishment and they all celebrated with a birthday cake when he completed the final peak. His grandchildren are excited to join him as he takes on his next journey as well. “It’s always an honor to go out with your kids of grandkids,” he said. With the 4,000-footers behind him, Al said his next adventure is to complete the Appalachian Trail. He’s already started with 270 miles under his belt and 1,905 left to go.

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Saturday & Sunday, Aug. 20 & 21 Rain or Shine – Grand Entry at Noon Host Drum: White Mountain Thunder Co-Host: Mother Earth Drum & Singers Native American Vendors, Dancers, Storyteller, Flute Player Admission $5/$3 for elders and children under 5 Eilee Rose Filteau was born at 2lbs. 11oz. on June 21st in Dartmouth Hitchcock Memorial Hospital to parents Heather Filteau and Nicholaus Wenck

W hite M ountain CHALET

Donations are being accepted for Loki Clan Wolf Refuge

Contact Information:

Great Northern Moose Lodge & Campground

August 13, 2011 Musicians for Eillee

1442 NH Rt. 16 Dummer, NH 03588 603-449-2300 www.greatnorthernmoose.com info@greatnorthernmoose.com

P lease cam e and help E illee R ose F ilteau

This s a Drug & Alcohol Free event, firearms are not permitted. Possession and/or use of these items on the grounds will not be tolerated.

8:00pm to 12:00am • $8.00 at the door


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SKI-ZILLA

TENT SALE

August 8 THTH - AUGUST 21 stst OVER $2 MILLION IN INVENTORY Next To Schouler Park in the Center of North Conway Village

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New Adult Ski Boots starting at $99

Summer Clothing & Inflatables at RIDICULOUS PRICES!

Junior Snowboard Bindings $39 and up

New Junior Skis $59 and up New Junior Boots starting at $49

Adult Snowboard Boots $49 and up

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Gorham Legion to present third Ashlein to perform at St. Kieran Art Center annual family music festival GORHAM -- The American Legion Auxiliary Children & Youth Committee, Unit 82, Gorham, is once again sponsoring a fundraiser which will be held on the Gorham Common on Saturday, August 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Music will provided by Steve Emerson - MOUNTAIN MUSIC. Steve does a fantastic job with dance music and karaoke. This year’s fundraiser is to promote literacy in our community for adults

and children. There will be books for all ages for sale, refreshments, 50/50 raffle and a special visit from a local young author who will be promoting his first book. They are also looking for donations of books for all ages, new or old...it doesn’t matter... as long as they are in good condition. The public is invited to come on down and enjoy a few hours of great musical entertainment, browse our book selection and have some lunch.

Community dance followed by Perseid Meteor Shower program at Weeks State Park LANCASTER -- This will be fun for young and old alike! Rollicking music from Hole in the Hedge Band at Weeks State Park on Thursday, August 11, starting at 7 p.m. You can participate in this “family/community dance” or just sit and enjoy the music. No experience is needed! Lucy will teach and direct the simple dance steps. The dances are easy and entertaining! The band has performed this type of program with a wide variety of groups from second graders to multi-generational groups of 200. Please join us for a foot-stomping, laughing, singing and dancing good time! Mike Levine, Dexter Harding and Lucy Gatchell are the “Hole in the Hedge” band. If the sky is clear, we will observe

the Perseid meteor showers starting at 8:30 under the able guidance of Clare Long, interpretive education specialist with the USDA Forest Service. Bring a lawn chair or blanket; and warm coat or sweater. Binoculars are optional. WSP Association host for the evening is Ed Craxton. These programs will be in the Grat Room of the Summit Lodge of Weeks State Park and will begin at 7 p.m. Weeks State Park is located on the east side of Route 3, approximately 2 miles south of Lancaster, NH. The Evening Program Series is sponsored by the Weeks State Park Association, NH Division of Parks, and UNH Cooperative Extension. All programs are free to the public.

“Save Your Vehicle. Think Used” P&L Auto Parts, Inc. Can Help! New Hampshire Certified Green Yard www.pandlautoparts.com Route 110, Berlin, NH • 752-1040 •Late model used auto and truck parts •Free parts locating service, “If we don’t have it, we’ll get it!” •New OEM and aftermarket parts available upon request •Cash for tired, unwanted vehicles – FREE PICKUP

18 Holes of Golf with Cart $35

ASHELIN, a band of five sisters from Newfoundland, Canada, takes center stage at St. Kieran Arts Center on Monday, August 15, at 7 p.m. as part of the August Celtic Mondays Series. Tickets are $15 at the door and $13 for Arts Center members. The young and harmonious band of five sisters - Cassy, Joesie, Kaliyan, Shaelin, and Thea, began singing and dancing to Newfoundland and Irish roots music as long as they can remember, while learning to play a stunning variety of instruments. Although they never expected their childhood passion for singing and music-making to be anything but family-focused, they were soon embarking on a musical journey that is winning them attention and fans around the world. Known for their sparkling vocals and intricate harmonies, Ashelin’s brand of folk roots and pop shines through their original songwriting and novel interpretations of traditional tunes. These five fresh talents, who can cast a spell over their audiences, are ready to take their place among the greatest talent Canada has produced. Since their first public performance in 1997, they have entertained thousands at such high profile events as the World Podium Influential Leaders series with guest speaker Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York, and a visit to Qatar for an audience with Queen Sheikah Mozah. ASHELIN was chosen to showcase Newfoundland culture through the eyes of an artist in a recent documentary film of Newfoundland and Nova Scotia. The band’s original song “Song for Mariana” was a winner from over 600 contenders for David Suzuki’s “Playlist for the Planet,” a soon-to-

August 21st Couples Championship Scramble.

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be-released CD which brings them together with some of Canada’s finest songwriters and performers. www. ashelin.com Celtic Mondays will continue with JJ CHAISSON’S PEI KITCHEN PARTY: Monday, August 22- Prince Edward Island’s J. J. Chaisson fiddler and guitarist will be joined by guest musicians in an old-time kitchen party format. THE TARTAN TERRORS: on Monday, August 29- North America’s Premiere Celtic Event, featuring the best in fiddling, music, comedy and dance. Bottom of Form All Celtic Mondays shows are at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15, except Tartan Terrors at $20. St. Kieran members receive a $2 courtesy discount to all shows. The Summer Celtic Series is made possible through a special partnership with Skye Theatre, New England Celtic Arts and their presenting partners. For more information and a 2011 series brochure call 752-1028 or visit 155 Emery Street, Berlin, NH and at www.stkieranarts.org

603-730-2521 rockybranchbuilders@gmail.com PO Box 693 Glen, NH 03838

Now Open

Doodle Bros. Country Place

Come try Janet’s Steamed “Doodle Dogs”! Located on Rt. 16, approx. 1.5 miles north of the historic Nansen Ski Jump

(which can be viewed perfectly from our location)

OPEN Thursday-Sunday 11am-5pm

, Locally Boat Tours Custom &Wood Offering , Moose & g Made re Fishin Tours Eagle Furnitu Doodle Dogs will be at: The Milan Old Homes Day, Sat., Aug. 13th and in Gorham on Aug. 19th & 20th for the Motorcycle Drive-in Night.

Best Doodle Dogs Around!


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DAILY CROSSWORD TRIBUNE MEDIA SERVICES

by Lynn Johnston by Scott Adams

DILBERT

By Holiday Mathis bled people will gravitate toward you. They sense your empathic nature, and they will tell you their problems. Don’t worry about offering help. Your listening ears are help enough. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Your innate managerial skills will be put to use. You’ll sense who is the best person for the job, and you’ll know just how to state things to make the job appealing to that person. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). No one can be 100 percent confident at all times. You may struggle with your own fears, doubt and skepticism, but keep pushing on anyhow. In the end, you’ll be victorious over these feelings. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). It will feel good to give to a loved one, especially when the person isn’t even asking. Also, on some deep level, you know that if you don’t watch out for the other person’s quality of life, it will go down for both of you. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Not only will you be able to see into the future, but you’ll do so in vivid detail. All you have to do is close your eyes and imagine what will happen next. Use your gift to create the perfect action plan. TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (August 11). You’ll dream big and then work backward to construct a framework for building that dream. Strong personal relationships are a source of fun and adventure in September. You’ll give a stellar performance in October. A quest to make the most of your money will help you afford a beautiful new lifestyle in January. Sagittarius and Taurus people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 6, 17, 20, 41 and 23.

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ARIES (March 21-April 19). You lift the hearts and moods of others just by showing up. It’s a lucky time for meeting fun people who also happen to be good for you to know on a professional level. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). There are those around you who act like the police of every situation. You’re not so worried about controlling other people’s activities. You have your own beautiful chaos to control. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You don’t have to try to be original, because you already are. You can’t help it! No two people -- not even twins -- have the same fingerprint. You will leave your unique mark on the world. CANCER (June 22-July 22). Everyone in your life has different preferences pertaining to personal space. Some like eye contact, others want hugs, and still others like to stay at a distance. You’ll be observant and hit the right note with one and all. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You will not be confused with a neat freak anytime soon. That is, unless you devote several hours to handling a certain area of your home. This is the perfect time to get in there and get it done. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). The information trail goes cold, and yet you still feel a burning desire for knowledge. You might see this as a chance to seek the deeper knowing that comes from your intuition. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You have no way of knowing who will be able to make use of your talent and ideas. That’s why it’s important to advertise. Post your message where it will reach as many people as possible. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Trou-

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––––––––––––––––– DAILY CALENDAR ––––––––––––––––– Thursday, August 11 Yard Sale: To benefit White Mountain Community College Childcare Program, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Twitchell House, across from the College at 2020 Riverside Drive, Berlin, NH. Coos County Family Health Services (CCFHS) Celebration: Introducing two new providers and celebrating the expansion of services, 1:30 p.m. at 133 Pleasant Street Medical Center. After this celebration the three winning raffle tickets will be drawn. Get more information at the CCFHS Farmer’s Market Booth in Berlin. All are welcome.

THURSDAY PRIME TIME 8:00 CBS 3 WCAX Big Bang

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Friday, August 12 Yard Sale: To benefit White Mountain Community College Childcare Program, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Twitchell House, across from the College at 2020 Riverside Drive, Berlin, NH. Saturday August 13 First Annual Road Kings Run: Leaves club house on Rt. 110A 11:30 a.m. for North Country ride then back to club house for free BBQ. Public invited. Yankee Lumberjack: with Dick Fortin. 7 p.m. at the Dolly Copp Campground. FMI, call the Androscoggin Ranger Station at (603) 4662713. Sunday, August 14 Shelburne Union Church: Service 7 p.m. Joyce Scott of Shelburne.

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Thursday Book Drive: Tex Mex Restaurant across from City Hall. Great selection of books, thousands to choose from. 12 to 6 p.m., Thursdays from 12 to 5 p.m. during Month of August A $1 a bag. FMI Denise 752-1005. Berlin LocalWorks Farmers’ Market: Mechanic Street, 3 p.m.-7.p.m. FMI: auralocalworks@gmail.com or 723-1004. TOPS NH 0057 Gorham: Meet every Thursday, 5:30 p.m., meeting room of the Gorham Public Library on Railroad Street, Gorham. FMI Call Carolyn at 348-1416. Boy Scout Pack 207: meets every Thursday at 6:30 in the St. Michael’s School cafeteria. Berlin-Gorham White Mountain Rotary Club: Meets every Thursday 730 to 830 a.m., Town & Country Inn Shelburne. FMI email info@whitemtnrotary.org Senior Meals: Guardian Angel School, noon. Suggested donations for 60 and over $3; under 60 $6. All are welcome. (FMI 752-2545) Mt. Jefferson LDG. #103 I.O.O.F.: meets second and fourth Thursdays of month, 7 p.m., 701 Presidential Highway, Jefferson. FMI 1-802-892-6684 or 723-0766. Gorham Public Library: Open M-F: 10am6pm, Saturdays: 10am-Noon. Children’s Story Time: Fridays, 1:30pm. View On-line Catalog at https://gorham.biblionix.com/. FMI call 4662525 or email gorhampubliclibrary@ne.rr.com. AA Meeting: noon to 1 p.m., St. Barnabas Church, 2 High St., Berlin. Berlin Knights of Columbus: Third and Fourth Degree meets on second Thursday of each month, 7 p.m., St. Anne’s lower hall, Berlin. Dinner served at 5:30 p.m. for members and guests from September to May. Shelburne Library Schedule: Thursday 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturdays - 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. FUSION: Youth Group invites all youth grades 6-12, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Games, music, and a good message to get you pumped for the rest of the week! Harvest Christian Fellowship, Willow St. in Berlin. FMIVicky at 348-2354. facbook. com/fusion603 Milan Public Library: Monday, 1:30 to 7:30 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday’s 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous: 12 to 1 p.m., Discussion Meeting, St. Barnabas Church, corner of High and Main St., Berlin. Step Book Meeting, 7 to 8 p.m., Androscoggin Valley Hospital, Berlin. Exercise Classes: Berlin Senior Center, 610 Sullivan St., Berlin, 4 to 5 p.m. (FMI 752-2545) Pre-School Reading, Arts, Crafts Program: Errol Public Library, 10:30 a.m. To register, call Ann Bragg at 483-7720 or go to the library from 8 a.m. to noon Wednesday through Saturday. F. O. E. Eagles 1464: Meets first and third Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. The Salvation Army Thursday Afterschool Programs: 3 – 3:30, snack and homework help; 3:30 – 4 Timbrels; 4 – 4:30 Sacred Dance; 4:30 – 5 Singing Company; Dinner; and Boys Adventure Corps and Sunbeams. For more information please call 752-1644. Dummer Library Hours: 3 to 7 p.m. (FMI 449-0995, E-mail: dpl@ncia.net) 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 Bulle-


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For Rent by Abigail Van Buren

AMERICAN HEROES INSPIRE OTHERS THROUGH COURAGE AND SACRIFICE

DEAR READERS: I published a letter (June 6) in which a reader, “Alison in Ashland, Ore.,” asked you to name your heroes. She asked that they not be celebrities or family members. A tsunami of emails descended upon me -- many of them moving, thought-provoking and inspiring. I’m sorry that space limitations prevent me from printing more of them -- but I thank you ALL for your submissions. Read on: DEAR ABBY: Captain C.B. “Sully” Sullenberger! A humble man, under intense pressure, who saved the lives of his entire U.S. Airways Flight 1549 on Jan. 15, 2009. After landing his Airbus in the Hudson River, he refused to leave his ship until all passengers and crew had disembarked. THAT is a true hero, someone going about his daily routine and doing something extraordinary. -- PAMELA F., SLINGERLANDS, N.Y. DEAR ABBY: I’m nominating two people: Stephen Hawking, who has overcome disastrous physical and medical problems to become the world’s most prominent physicist, and Gustavo Dudamel, who has brought intense life to the L.A. Philharmonic and the renewal of symphonic music in general, having lifted to new heights Venezuela’s “The Program,” which gives all students in that country the opportunity to make music. -- NANCY E., OAK RIDGE, TENN. DEAR ABBY: My personal hero is Rosa Parks. I grew up in a racist household and was even beaten for disagreeing. But the courage it took for Rosa to sit down and refuse to get up moved mountains for me. I thank her with all my heart. -- KENDRA IN HAIKU, HAWAII DEAR ABBY: My definition of hero has long been the man who stood in front of tanks in Tiananmen Square. As a teenager I watched in awe at his strength of character and heart. In that moment he showed us what the world could be if we, too, chose to stand up. -- EMILY F., SAN JOSE, CALIF.

DEAR ABBY: It’s Miep Gies, one of the women who helped hide Anne Frank and her family. She didn’t hesitate before saying “of course!” when asked for help, and when asked years after WWII, she said she would do it again in a heartbeat because it was the right thing to do. As an LGBT and AIDS activist, I’m often asked why I do what I do if it doesn’t affect me directly. I do it because it’s the right thing. To me, if more people thought like Mrs. Gies, this world would be a much better place to live, so I try to remember her in everything I do. -- ALESS P., DARTMOUTH, NOVA SCOTIA DEAR ABBY: My hero is Cesar Chavez. Before he came along, workers didn’t even have a place to relieve themselves while working the fields under all weather conditions. He sacrificed his own health and his life to help their plight. I read in our local newspaper where somebody referred to him as an illegal alien, although he was born in Arizona and served in the U.S. Navy. If that doesn’t make someone an American, nothing will. -- ARTHUR IN BARSTOW, CALIF. DEAR ABBY: I nominate Florence Nightingale. Despite familial and societal objections to her work, she made nursing care a respected, effectual profession that continues to benefit humankind. Women of her generation were seen as inferior, capable only of servitude; she showed nurses’ work to be much more than a harmless presence among the suffering. Now THAT’s a positive role model for our youth to emulate. -- STEPHANIE L., R.N. IN CONNECTICUT DEAR ABBY: Who are my heroes? My vote goes to the Navy SEALs who killed Bin Laden! -- MARILYN W., KNOXVILLE, TENN. READERS: Stay tuned. I’ll print more of your submissions tomorrow.

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

Doonesbury

by Gary Trudeau

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. No pets. (603)752-3372. BERLIN 3rd floor, 2 bedroom, newly renovated, heat, h/w included. Two car parking $575 (603)723-7048. BERLIN one bedroom, first floor, $600/mo.; studio first floor, $500/mo. electricity, h/w, heat included, 603-723-4724. BERLIN, NH- Northern Lights Housing- Free heat & hot water1 bedroom and studio units available. Northern Lights Housing is a housing development for seniors (age 62 or older) and people living with disabilities. Rent is 30% of income and includes all utilities. The property is centrally located close to downtown and offers on-site laundry facility, on-site maintenance staff, free parking and a beautiful community room. Call AHEAD Property Management today for an application and for more information 603-444-1377. Check out our other rental properties @ www.homesahead.org. EHO BERLIN- 3rd floor 2 bedroom, $480/mo. heated. Call (978)609-4010. BERLIN: 1-4 bedroom, apts. $475-$750 inlcudes heat, hot water, free moving truck, 723-3042. BERLIN: 2 bedroom, 2nd floor, heat, h/w, washer, dryer included, near downtown, $500/mo. 802-579-6553. 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. BERLIN: Room, $350/mo. includes everything, share 2 bedroom apt. w/ female, 723-3042.

$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.

Animals

Business Opportunities

For Rent

For Rent

DACHSHUNDS puppies boys & girl heath & temperament guaranteed. $450. (603)539-1603.

SMALL Bistro for sale in the White Mountains, NH. This is a very busy cafe with a wonderful reputation for excellent food in a cozy atmosphere. Lots of year round tourists. Friendly landlord makes this place ideal. Call for more information: 1-203-305-6529.

2,3,4 bedroom apts. renovated, all have w/d hook-ups, heat & h/w, hardwood floors. Robert Reed. (603)752-2607, 723--4161.

5 room, 1st floor apt. on Nor way St., Berlin. W/D hookups, lg. paved driveway. No pets/ smokers. $500/mo plus heat and electricity. Security deposit and references required. Avail. Sept. 1st. (239)948-8642.

Low Cost Spay/ Neuter Cats & dogs Rozzie May Animal Alliance www.rozziemay.org 603-447-1373 SHIH Tzu puppies. Females only. Heath & temperament guaranteed. $450. (603)539-1603.

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. JUNK car removal, best local prices, Roy's Towing 348-3403.

For Rent 1 bedroom apt, $100. free utilities, secluded duplex, $50, locked private room. Owner's residence (603)348-3607. 2 bedroom apartments, 1st floor, newly remodeled, great neighborhood, $695, utilities not included, 98 Spruce St. Berlin (978)885-0729. 2 bedroom, East Side, h/hw, w/d, garage 2nd flr. $550 + dep. (603)728-7967. 2 great apts. available. Great Landlord. 3 bedroom, 1st and 2nd floor. Call H&R Block (603)752-2372.

3 bedroom, 2nd floor in town, dead end street, parking, heat incl, 466-5215, 630-6614. AFFORDABLE 2&3 bedroom apartments, starting at $495/mo. 723-4970.

BEAUTIFUL, completely renovated 2 bedroom, w/ garage, heat, hot water, no pets. Call (603)340-3607.

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

For a video tour go to: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DcX8mKIu01Q For more information call Mark 603-356-3456.

BERLIN: Great 2/3 bedroom, dining room, off street parking, $550/$600 includes heat, first and last, references, 508-888-7869, 508-274-5945. BERLIN: Spacious 3/bedroom, 2/bath, 2nd floor, recently renovated, w/d hook-up. Includes heat, pets considered, no smoking, references required, $650. plus security, 603-986-5264. ERROL- 2 bedroom home. New flooring throughout, w/d, family room downstairs. No pets, no smokers. References required. $750/mo + utilities. 603-548-9239. EXTRA large 2 bedroom, 1.5 bathrooms, hot water included., $500/mo. 331 Pleasant Street 603-326-3499, Richard.

FOR RENT Furnished 1st floor, 5 room apartment on Norway St., Berlin. Washer/dryer hookups, garage, paved driveway, $600/mo plus utilities. No pets/ smokers. Security deposit and references required Avail. Sept. 1st. (239)948-8642. GORHAM 1st & 2nd floor, 2 bedroom apts. Heat, h/w, w/d hookup. No pets. 3rd floor, 1 bedroom, heat, h/w. 723-2628. GORHAM, 3 bedroom home. Garage, large yard, w/d, appliances included. Close to town. $900/mo plus utilities. (603)393-7883. GORHAM, one and two bedroom apartments. $550 to $650. Heat and hot water included. 978-726-6081 GORHAM- First Floor, 3 bedroom in Cascade Flats. Washer/dryer hookup. $675/mo includes heat, stove and fridge. Also 2 Bedroom, Bell St., 2nd floor. $650/mo includes heat, stove, fridge. Washer/dryer connection, storage. No smokers please 723-7015. GORHAM: 2 bedroom, off street parking, heat, hot water, electric, references and security, 723-6310. GORHAM: 3 bedoom house, $795 completely remodeled, no utilities included, 466-5933, 915-6216. GORHAM: 3 Bedroom, H/HW, stove, dishwasher, w/d connections. No pets, smokers, $700/mo. security, references required, 752-2067.

COACHING VACANCIES Gorham Middle High School 2011-2012 School Year

MS Girls Soccer • Varsity Cross Country Varsity Spirit • Varsity Girls Basketball • Varsity Baseball Please send letter of interest to Dan Gorham, GMHS, 120 Main Street, Gorham, NH 03581 By August 12, 2011

Administrative Assistant 1

The Mental Health Center has an opening for a full-time Administrative Assistant 1 to cover administrative functions (front desk/medical records) in its outpatient clinic. Position requires experience and comfort with computer programs for data entry/spreadsheet management as well as dependability, organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to interact with people in a pleasant and mature manner. We are seeking a quick and enthusiastic learner who can work independently as well as function comfortably as a team member in a busy office environment. Position qualifies for our full benefit package, including access to medical and dental insurance, flex plan, vacation (3 weeks first year) and sick leave. Submit a letter of interest and resume to: Eileen Theriault, Office Manager, The Mental Health Center 3 Twelfth Street, Berlin, NH 03570. ~Northern Human Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer~


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F/T PROGRAM SPECIALIST Step One (Alcohol and Other Drug Services) RECEPTIONIST Receptionist position available to work 40 hours per week. Float position includes work at three separate clinic sites, occasional Saturday mornings and occasional evenings. Flexibility & desire to work in a fast paced medical office a must. Computer skills and valid drivers license required. Full benefits are available. Please submit resume by August 12, 2011 to: Human Resources, Coos County Family Health Services 54 Willow Street, Berlin NH 03570 For more info contact HR@ccfhs.org An Equal Opportunity Employer

in Berlin is seeking a mature, self-motivated individual to work a flexible 40 hour, 11 PM to 7 AM work week, may include weekends and/or holidays. Must be able to work independently and under stressful conditions, possess a valid driver’s license and be willing to submit to a criminal background check. Position offers solid benefit package. Contact: Send letter of introduction and resume to Gloria Genna at Step One, 33 Spring St., Berlin, NH 03570. For more information about this position, call: (603)752-8033 or email: ggenna@tccap.org TCCAP is an equal opportunity employer.

For Sale LOCKSMITH equipment tools & supplies, ideal for start up mobile business. FMI (603)624-2424.

GORHAM: Spacious newly renovated, one bedroom, all appliances, including, w/d, heat, hw, electricity included, $700, no pets, no smoking, 930-9473.

OIL hot water boiler, $400, 603-340-3607.

HEATED 1 bedroom house, no pets $650/month in Milan, NH. call (603)449-2229 or (603)723-9521. ROOMS lg, sunny, furnished, WI-FI, cable, parking, $250 mo., $65 week, 326-3071, 728-8486.

For Rent-Commercial BERLIN: 1st. floor, commmercial space @ 1500 sq. ft. only $500, 723-3042.

TRI-COUNTY CAP/HEAD START HAS THE FOLLOWING OPENING FOR THE BERLIN PROGRAM BEGINNING IN SEPTEMBER ASSOCIATE TEACHER: Applicant must currently have an Associates or Bachelors degree or be enrolled in a program leading to one of these credentials. Applicant must also currently have nine credits in ECE, 3 of which must be in Child Growth & Development. This is a full-time up to 33hrs/wk for a 37 wk/yr benefited position. Medical and dental benefits available after 90 days & paid school vacations and sick leave as accrued. Salary is $9.96 -10.63/hr depending on degree. If interested, please send a letter of introduction, transcripts and resume postmarked by August 13th. 2011 to: Tri-County Head Start, 610 Sullivan St., Berlin NH 03570. Interviews will be held in August. HEAD START IS AN EOE.

For Rent GORHAM: heat/hw, stove, dishwasher, w/d hook-up, no pets, smokers, $700/mo. security, references, 752-2067.

NEED TO SUPPLEMENT YOUR INCOME OR RETIREMENT?

Per Diem Program Specialist Position Needed TCCA / Step One, a residential social detox / sobriety maintenance facility located in Berlin, NH, is seeking a mature, self-motivated individual as Per Diem Program Specialist. Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including some weekends, vacations and/or holidays as needed. Please send resume to Gloria at Step One, 33 Spring St., Berlin, NH 03570. This program is funded by the NH Division of Public Health Services and United Way. E.O.E.

STORE front rental, busy location, corner of Second Ave. and Mannering Street. Approximately 600 feet, heat h/w $500. 802-579-6553.

For Sale 10'X4' Tile Load Rite trailer, $300. 10'x10'6” high dog kennel, $200. 603-449-2482. 30” Whirlpool, almond colored electric stove, glass cooktop, slef cleaning oven, good condition $75 (603)752-4231. AMAZING! Beautiful pillowtop matress sets, twin $169, full or queen $249, king $399. See AD under “Furniture”. BASKETRY, farm stand equipment, tag, flea. flowers, fruits, vegetables year round, crafts, lots! Call 603-348-3607. CASH register, $40; 20 H&L aquariums, $15; pet stuff 1/2 price, 636-2055.

Loan Officer If you are looking for a great working atmosphere this position may be just right for you! Woodlands Credit Union is seeking a dependable person to become a Loan Officer. The right individual will be goal oriented and passionate about exemplary member service. Minimum requirements include Six months to two years experience. High School diploma or equivalent. Desired abilities include to assist members with their consumer lending needs; analyze loan requests and make credit decisions based on lending policy. Excellent written and oral communications skills a must. Confidentiality required. Analytical decision making skills required. Woodlands Credit Union is the Credit Union industry leader in Northern New Hampshire with a commitment to serving our employees and our members. We offer a competitive salary structure and a benefits package that includes an employer matching 401k, health, life and long term disability insurances and more. Applications available at Woodlands Credit Union. Return application or resume to any location or to:

Joe Rodgers, V.P.H.R. 730 Main Street, Berlin, NH 03570 Berlin, Gorham, Conway, Plymouth and Lebanon New Hampshire (603)-752-5650 • www.woodlandscu.com Equal Opportunity Employer

ARE YOU READY FOR A CHANGE? Enjoy the quality of life found in the Mt. Washington Valley while working in a progressive hospital that matches advanced medical technology with a compassionate approach to patient care. Join our team and see what a difference you can make! In addition to competitive salaries, we offer an excellent benefits package that includes health/dental, generous paid time off, matching savings plan, educational assistance and employee fitness program. We have the following openings:

• Office RN- Experience required. • RN- Full-time plus On-Call Operating Room • LNA/EMT- Per Diem 8 hour nights in ED, Night Clerk/Clinical Support • Lab Aide- Per Diem • Registration Clerk- Full-time and Per Diem, must have computer skills. • Switchboard- Per Diem • RN- Full-time Emergency Department • MED TECH- Full-time and Per Diem. Generalist, MT or MLT, Phlebotomy Please check out our website for specific details on the positions. A completed Application is required to apply for all positions Website: www.memorialhospitalnh.org. Contact: Human Resources, Memorial Hospital, an EOE PO Box 5001, No. Conway, NH 03860. Phone: (603)356-5461 • Fax: (603)356-9121

POOL Rovert junior, above ground pool cleaning robot, new $279, asking $125, 752-5519. POWERTEC Multi-gym leverage system w/ 300 lbs. plates and lat pull-down machine, $850 723-4156. SENTRY floor safe. Rugged, 23"H, 17"W, 23"deep. $125/BO. 723-6276, 752-6276. SOLID wood mahogany dining room set with 6 chairs and leaf. 42” round without leaf. 59” long with leaf. $150. 752-2982 or 482-3374.

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

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

Help Wanted AN Errol woman with a disability seeking assistance with personal care, light housekeeping and meal prep. very good hours. $9.75/hour start. Call Judy 603-482-3491.

FORD riding lawn mower, $300, 603-340-3607. HAIER Air Conditioner, 18k BTU's, 220 volt, remote control, used one week, asking $200 paid $265, 752-5414. HOSPITAL bed with controls, heated. (603)723-8520 or (603)723-6478. HOTPOINT electric range. Excel lent condition. $150. 752-2982 or 482-3374. HUNTING, lg hang on tree-stand $80, older PSE Bow Package, Mach 4 w/ quiver, sight, rest $100, Muck & Bog Boots, Best Prices! Gary, 603-703-3304. KUBOTA BX 23, tractor w/turf tires, front end loader, backhoe 250hrs. and 16' tandom axel trailer $11,500, 723-4156.

LINE COOK The Wentworth in Jackson Village is looking for a strong line cook for our busy kitchen. Culinary arts degree preferred but a passion for food and high standards will suffice. This position is full time and year round with an excellent compensation package. Please call Irina Ilieva 603-383-9700 to schedule an interview, mail your resume to Box M, Jackson, NH 03846, e-mail application to irina@thewentworth.com or apply on-line at www.thewentworth.com/employment EXPERIENCED: housekeeper, p/t, excellent pay, Jefferson Notch Motel, Randolph, 466-3833.

Teller Berlin Office Part Time Position Woodlands Credit Union in Berlin, New Hampshire is seeking a highly qualified individual to become a Part Time Teller. The successful candidate will be goal oriented, personable, professional and passionate about exemplary member service. Money handling and computer experience required. Prior financial institution experience preferred. Flexible schedule. Approx. 20 hrs per week. Weekdays between 9:00 and 4:30 and Saturday mornings required. 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 pay structure and a benefits package that includes an employer matching 401k, paid vacation and more. Pick up an application at any Woodlands location, online or send resume to:

Joe Rodgers, V.P.H.R. 730 Main Street, Berlin, NH 03570 Berlin, Gorham, Conway, Plymouth, and Lebanon New Hampshire (603)752-5650 www.woodlandscu.com Equal Opportunity Employer

FLAGGERS wanted in Berlin and surrounding areas. Great starting pay. Long hours and some weekends. Must be 18, have own vehicle and home phone. Please go to Berlin Employment Security office to fill out application for ADA Traffic Control & sign up for training class. EOE M/F. HEAD Chef: 12 months a year full-time for busy tavern in beautiful Rangeley ME. Commensurate with experience. Email landis_ka@yahoo.com. or call Adam (207)864-9906.

Help Wanted Mount Madison Inn, Gorham, NH HOUSEKEEPERS Experience required, full time. --PART-TIME LAUNDRY POSITION Please call (603)466-3622 Ext: 0


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Help Wanted

Services

MARY’S Pizza is taking applications for Dishwasher- Kitchen Helper. Also taking applications for Kitchen Helper- Take Out order taker. Please apply in person. No phone calls. Ask for Jim Ferrante or Thera King.

JUNK car removal, best local prices, Roy's Towing 348-3403.

Prep Chef: 12 months a year full-time for busy tavern in beautiful Rangeley ME. Commensurate with experience. Email landis_ka@yahoo.com. or call Adam (207)864-9906.

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

Mobile Homes LOOKING for used home in great shape to put on my land in North Conway. Call 986-3991. MOVE your home to our park in central North Conway. Walk to shopping, trails, restaurants. $300 per month, no dogs. Good credit. (603)986-3991.

Motorcycles BUY • SELL • T RADE www.motoworks.biz

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

Regular/ Spec Ed Tutor Experienced. Portfolio available for review. Evenings, weekends. My home, yours. (603)449-6736.

TECHPROS- COMPUTER SALES & SERVICE

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.

Wanted BUYING silver & gold. Jesstone Beads, 129 Main Street, Gorham, see us first for best price.

Wanted To Buy $225-$350 for your unwanted car or truck. Call Rich 978-9079. BUYING junk cars/ trucks, heavy equip- farm mach., scrap iron. Call 636-1667 days, 636-1304 evenings. JUNK car removal, best local prices, Roy's Towing 348-3403.

Yard Sale

Recreation Vehicles

1819 Hutchins Street, Fri. 8/12, Sat. 8/13, 7-2p.m Something for everyone, no early birds please.

05 Polaris Sportsman 500 H.O 720 miles $3200 (603)466-3383.

3 family, Aug 12 + 13, at 727 4th Ave, no early birds.

Real Estate

AUG 13 + 14 at 2126 Riverside Dr, White Mountain and Berlin Memorabilia, glassware, furniture, linens, and more.

BERLIN- House for sale. 13 rooms, 2 baths on 3 floors. Attached garage/ barn. Residential West Side neighborhood, easy walk to downtown. Second floor can be easily converted to apartment. Under $160K. Contact owner’s representative for information and showing (603)447-5858.

READY TO BUILD BERLIN- LAND FOR SALE with FOUNDATION

575 Hillside Ave. .23 acre lot, nice residential location, 1600sf foundation, water septic in place. Asking $22,000 Call (603)986-6451

Real Estate, Wanted

BERLIN: 782 6th. Ave. Sat. 13th, 8-1, antique sewing machine, quilting and other fabric, nightstand, CD player, kids clothes, 12 mos. up, adult clothes, much more items. MOVING Sale: Tools, furniture, etc. 8/13, 8/14, 8/20, 9-6p.m. 221 Acres Pond Road, Errol, NH. MULTI family, 15 Milan Hill, electronics, girls clothes, size 5-12 household items, Sat. 8-4. MULTI-FAMILY. Sat 13, 9-4:30. 2227 Riverside Dr, Oak Shelving, 5th Wheel Camper, House Trailer, Exercise Equipment, Bikes, Stove, Antennae, desk, twin bed, much more. MULTIFAMILY yard sale- power tools, furniture and many other treasures! Sat. & Sun. Aug. 13th & 14th, rain or shine at 141 Lancaster Rd., Gorham (Brae Burn Village), 9am-3pm.

SKI family looking to buy/ rent for ski season a house or condo in Gorham, JimRegan74@yahoo.com.

PLENTY for all, toys, bikes, some Harley items, leather Jackets, tools, Christmas items, 8-1, Sat, Aug 13, 4 Countryside Ave, Berlin.

Services

SAT, 08/13, 8-1, 7 Village Rd, Shelburn, canoe, auger, Playstation 2, more, no early birds.

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

AFFORDABLE ROOFING & SIDING SOLUTIONS.

Highest quality craftsmanship. Fully Insured. Lowest prices guaranteed. FMI (603)730-2521. rockybranchbuilders@gmail.com CERTIFIED LNA, 10 yrs. experienced looking to book private duty LNA, housekeeping or running errands, days, evenings, overnights, $10/hour contact information Kathy, 752-1958 or 986-7920. HANDYMAN: Yard mowing and clean up, painting, general maintenance. Call John at 342-9203.

THURS. Fri., 9-2, across from White Mountain Community College, 2021 Riverside Drive, household items, furniture. YARD sale- 15 Gorham Heights Rd. Gorham, 9-3, Saturday.

YARD SALE Special

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CCFHS keeps the community strong BERLIN -- A recent report from Capital Link, a non-profit group focused on providing resources for community health center growth, underscores the importance of Coos County Family Health Services (CCFHS) in our community. Not only do the providers and nurses at CCFHS keep the community healthy through its award winning medical programs but CCFHS also has a strong economic impact by employing over 120 individuals and creating another 44 indirect jobs within the community. The total economic impact in the community is over 13.8 million dollars annually, 25 percent of that in new dollars flowing into the community through grants and other donations from outside of Coos County. Annually, CCFHS provides over $500,000 free or reduced cost medical services, and helps connect patients to over $2,200,000 in free medications. Because access to high quality medical services sometimes is not the only stumbling block to enjoying good health through a person’s life, CCFHS also provides Behavioral Health, School-Based Oral Health screenings, Nutrition Counseling, and RESPONSE to domestic and sexual violence. In addition, CCFHS’s CEO, Adele Woods, plays a leadership role in a collaborative of social service agencies in the region and is president of the Board of Directors of the North Country Health Consortium, a collaborative of the medical service organizations in the North Country. CCFHS

works closely with Community Actions Programs of Belknap and Merrimack County to continue to provide WIC programs for mothers with young children in the county. This month, towns of Gorham and Shelburne as well as the city of Berlin issued proclamations showing support of the “high quality, and comprehensive primary health care to uninsured and medically underserved people in the Androscoggin Valley” by Coos County Family Health Services. Robert Pelchat, president of the CCFHS board, said, ”Quality health outcomes matter and our Community Health Center consistently produces very good results for patients, especially in the area of prevention. Now with our Patient Centered Medical Home Level #3 recognition, our patients will receive the very best of coordinated continuous case management.” Community Health Centers, like CCFHS, typically follow best practices and provide services to a patient at a cost third less than private practices—Providers are motivated to provided the very best patient centered care available. CCFHS’s new Patient Centered Medical Home program case manager, Andrea Labonville, RN, says, “I love being able to connect with patients recently released from the hospital, to update the patient care plan and to provide additional support to our patients!” For more information about CCFHS, visit www.coosfamilyhealth.org.

Flower bulb sale going on now at CC Conservation District LANCASTER -- The brochures for the fall bulb sale have been printed and are ready to go! This year the Coos County Conservation District is offering 12 different varieties of Tulips along with Crocus,Daffodil/Narcissi, Hyacinth, and Allium to

ensure that you will have a very vibrant spring. To request a brochure please call 603-788-4651, ext 102 or e-mail diane.bennett@nh.nacdnet.net. . Orders must be prepaid and received by Friday, September 16.

TOWN OF MILAN PUBLIC MEETING

Feathers

August 22, 2011

The Town of Milan is asking for interested residents who are willing to serve on a committee to explore the feasibility and/or practicality of establishing a community forest. Residents at the town meeting in March voted to establish the committee for the stated purpose. The first organizational meeting will be at 6:00 P.M., August 22, 2011 in the office of the selectmen, Milan Municipal Building on Bridge Street.

TOWNS OF GORHAM, RANDOLPH & SHELBURNE, NH Notice of Public Hearing

The Gorham Randolph Shelburne Cooperative School Board will be holding the following public hearing: 1) Expenditures from the Building & Grounds Capital Reserve Fund under the provisions of RSA 198:20-c for the following: a. Removal of a tree from the Gorham Middle High School Grounds b. Repair of a small section of pavement at the Main Street entrance to the Edward Fenn Elementary School. The meeting will be held at – Randolph Town Hall – 130 Durand Road, Randolph, NH Tuesday, August 16, 2010 beginning at 6:30 P.M. The public is encouraged to attend!

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End-of-Summer Sale

30% off

Summer Products August 8th to August 14th.

Back-to-School Sale

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Products Storewide August 8th to August 29th. *excludes power equipment


24 Hours of Great Glen bike race

PINKHAM NOTCH - The one of a kind, uniquely challenging 24 Hours of Great Glen Mountain Bike race is returning to the Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center August 12, 13 and 14. Now in its 16th year, this event brings some of the nation’s top racers together for a contest that requires equal parts endurance and strategy. RealTime scoring will add to the moment by moment competitive action, all set at the base of the Presidential Range on Route 16 in Pinkham Notch. In the festival area, this year’s theme is “Down on the Farm” a cowboy hat and overalls style, which will add a colorful country feel to the setting, as well as with the race teams and volunteers who staff the event. There are many additional activities planned as part of the 24 hours of Great Glen Family Festival. These will include a Marshmallow Stuffing contest, 24’s Quacky Duck Race, Best Team Costume and Best Campsite Award contest. Also taking place will be: The 24 Minutes of Great Glen Kid’s Race This mini course with obstacles is set up in the field by the festival tent. Ages 0-5 ride a modified course. Ages 6-7 complete one lap. Ages 8-9 and 10-12 complete two laps but race in separate categories. Prizes will be awarded to top three in each age group. Free Kayaking: Saturday - 10 a.m. -to 4 p.m. and Sunday - 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Face Painting for Kids: Saturday 12:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Kids’ Movie Night: Saturday, 8 p.m. The Expo Area will feature the latest in cycling gear and outdoor apparel. It will be open Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and the Festival Tent will include the Great Glen Outfitters and Glenview Café. “What started as an endurance team bike race 16 years ago has evolved into a real family festival weekend. It increasingly seems like the families participating in the festival games and camping areas are having as much or more fun than the racers on the course!” observed Howie Wemyss, general manager of Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center and the Mt. Washington Auto Road. The call for volunteers is now officially on, as well. Various times are available to be a part of this Great Glen weekend. All volunteers receive a 24 Hours of Great Glen event shirt, a pass for Great Glen Trails and a meal ticket. To volunteer please contact Kelly Evans at 603-466-3988. Sponsors for the event include: Eastern Mountain Sports, Light & Motion, The Bike Shop, Mountain Valley Mall Cinema 7, Dakine, Red Jersey Cyclery, SRAM, Felt Bicycles, Cannondale, Michelin, Coca-Cola, Maui Jim, Hammer Nutrition and Precision Endurance. For more information about any part of the 24 Hours of Great Glen Bike Race and Festival Weekend, contact Great Glen Trails at 466-3988 or visit the website: www.24hoursofgreatglen.com.

Portion of Cates Hill Road to be closed Tue. BERLIN -- Due to the installation of a new water line tie in on lower Cates Hill Road at the pump station it will be necessary to close lower Cates Hill Road from Riverside Drive to the Coos County Nursing Home on Tue., Aug. 16, from 7:30 a.m. to the completion of the work. Citizens are advised to use

the alternate route via Hillside Avenue during the scheduled water tie in on Cates Hill Road. Berlin Water Works apologizes for this inconvenience and thanks people in these areas for their patience and understanding. When the tie in is completed the road will be reopened.

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