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Funding for federal prison a step closer to reality BY BARBARA TETREAULT THE BERLIN DAILY SUN

BERLIN --Funding for the federal prison in Berlin moved another step closer to reality Thursday. The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee voted 29-1 to approve a subcommittee spending bill that includes funding for the Berlin prison. The bill now moves to the full Senate for consideration. The House version of the appropriations bill also includes language urging the Bureau of Prisons to prioritize funding for activation of facilities where

construction has already been completed. U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) and Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) as well as U.S. Congressman Charlie Bass (R-N.H.) all welcomed the recent action on funding for the prison. “I am glad that this funding has been included in the Senate’s 2012 spending plan, and I look forward to working with my colleagues in the New Hampshire delegation to see that this badly needed facility finally opens. “Taxpayers have already paid to build this prison, it makes no sense for it to stand empty,” said Shaheen.

“It will take all members of the delegation, in the Senate and House, working together to get Berlin open. This facility will ease over-crowding in America’s prisons while providing jobs in the North Country, and I will continue to make the case for Berlin as the appropriations process continues,” said Ayotte. “It is imperative that we get the Berlin prison open as soon as possible to help create jobs and revitalize the North Country economy,” said Bass. The 1,280-bed prison was finished last fall and the region is anxious for it to open with its 300 jobs.

Laidlaw, Cate Street spar over payment BY MELISSA GRIMA THE BERLIN DAILY SUN

BERLIN -- A dispute over payment has broken out between Laidlaw BioPower and Cate Street Capital. On Friday, Laidlaw Energy Group, a publicly traded company and member of Laidlaw BioPower, issued a press release accusing Newco Energy, an affiliate of Cate Street, of failing to make good on a purchase and sales agreement to the tune of about $5 million. According to Laidlaw Executive Vice President Lou Bravakis, Cate Street made an initial payment of an undisclosed amount to purchase the project from them on August 27, 2010. Bravakis said that first payment was substantially less

than the $5 million, which was to be paid at the time of Cate Street’s financial closing according to the agreement. “We hinged all our hard work on that payment,” Bravakis said. That financial closing took place at least two weeks ago and no payment has been received by Laidlaw. “My colleagues and I spent over four years working on the Berlin biomass project. Long before Cate Street Capital even existed we saw the potential in the former pulp mill to help turn around Berlin’s economy though renewable power generation and worked tirelessly to make that potential a reality,” said Bravakis. “I don’t mind the fact see SPAR page 9

Town of Gorham and Walmart reach tax agreement BY MELISSA GRIMA THE BERLIN DAILY SUN

Although the $1.5 million renovation of Randolph Hill Road, contracted to be finished by Oct. 17, has run into more than its share of problems, such as far more ledge than anticipated, the workers seem to be keeping their senses of humor. Here’s a happy Halloween invention by a crew that found yet one more exasperating boulder in the way of the extensive drainage system planned for the mountain-side road. (GAIL SCOTT PHOTO)

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GORHAM — Pending approval of language, the town of Gorham and Walmart have reached an agreement on tax value for the last five years. Town Manager Robin Frost said she summed up the highlights of the agreement between Walmart and the town at last Monday’s meeting. The draft document was not yet available, and will be subject to approval on both sides before being finalized. Frost said after months of nego-


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tiation, Walmart agreed to set their 2011 assessed value at $15 million, $5 million less than it had initially been valued. They also agreed to drop their abatement requests for prior years, going back to 2007. This change will reduce the retail giant’s tax 2011 commitment to the town by less than $140,000, Frost said. Walmart had initially proposed their $20 million valuation be reduced to around $5 million. The matter had been expected to go to the Bureau of Tax and Land Appeals today (Sept. 20) see AGREEMENT page 9

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Women take over the sitcom (NY Times) — A cluster of new sitcoms are debuting about young, single women. On CBS on Monday, Kat Dennings makes her debut as the sardonic star of “2 Broke Girls,” and her sidekick is sweet, soigné and a punching bag. Zooey Deschanel isn’t mean in “New Girl,” a Fox show that begins Tuesday, but she is cast, somewhat implausibly, as a nerdy loser who needs the help of three male roommates to get a date. (Fox promos try to finesse her beauty with the word “adorkable.”) On “Whitney” an NBC sitcom having its premiere on Thursday, the comedian Whitney Cummings plays a version of herself, and that Whitney is not in the least bit adorkable. If anything, she is comically abominable, so abomical. And Whitney’s two best friends are no day at the beach either. All three sitcoms have stirred a lot of advance attention, mostly because their stars have industry cachet, and so do the women who are calling the shots behind the scenes. Besides creating her own show, Ms. Cummings, with Michael Patrick King of “Sex and the City,” is behind “2 Broke Girls.” (“New Girl” is the work of Liz Meriwether, who wrote the movie “No Strings Attached.” Together these programs suggest that a new cohort is riding in on the coattails of Roseanne Barr, Tracey Ullman, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and “Bridesmaids.”


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Fighting erupts for second day in Yemeni capital

SANA, Yemen (NY Times) — Violence convulsed the streets of Yemen’s capital for a second day on Monday as government security forces battled soldiers who have joined antigovernment protesters in their movement to force President Ali Abdullah Saleh to resign. It was the worst violence since March in Yemen, the Arab world’s most impoverished country and a haven for Islamic militants.

Medical officials in the capital said at least 28 people were killed on Monday, pushing the death toll from two days of fighting in Sana, the capital, to more than 50 — most of them unarmed protesters — and raising fears here that the escalation of deadly mayhem is hurtling Yemen toward a civil war. President Saleh, the long-time autocrat and American ally who has been recuperating in Saudi Arabia from an assassina-

tion attempt at his presidential compound more than three months ago, has vowed to return to Yemen, despite his repeated pledges to relinquish the post in a negotiated transfer of power. The protesters and their mutinous-soldier allies oppose any solution that would keep Mr. Saleh or one of his subordinates in charge, and the prospect for any negotiations seemed more tenuous on Monday.

Obama vows veto if deficit Retiree benefits for the plan has no tax increases military could face cuts

WASHINGTON (NY Times) — President Obama called on Monday for Congress to adopt his “balanced” plan combining entitlement cuts, tax increases and war savings to reduce the federal deficit by more than $3 trillion over the next 10 years, and said he would veto any approach that relied solely on spending reductions to address the fiscal shortfall. “I will not support any plan that puts all the burden for closing our deficit on ordinary Americans,” he said. “And I will veto any bill that changes benefits for those who rely

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on Medicare but does not raise serious revenues by asking the wealthiest Americans and biggest corporations to pay their fair share.” His plan, presented in a speech in the Rose Garden of the White House, is the administration’s latest move in the long-running power struggle over deficit reduction. It comes as a joint HouseSenate committee begins work in earnest to spell out, at the least, a more modest savings plan that Congress could approve by the end of the year in keeping with the debt deal reached this summer.

(NY Times) — As Washington looks to squeeze savings from once-sacrosanct entitlements like Social Security and Medicare, another big social welfare system is growing as rapidly, but with far less scrutiny: the health and pension benefits of military retirees. Military pensions and health care for active and retired troops now cost the government about $100 billion a year, representing an expanding portion of both the Pentagon budget — about $700 billion a year, including war costs — and the national debt, which together finance the programs. The intense push in Congress this year to reduce the debt and the possibility that the Pentagon might have to begin trimming core programs like weapons procurement, research, training and construction have suddenly made retiree benefits vulnerable, military officials and experts say.

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Climb Against Cancer raises $66,000 for Jen’s Friends BY TOM EASTMAN THE CONWAY DAILY SUN

CONWAY — In the fight against cancer, you can never have too many friends. That's the motto of the local cancer patient support organization, Jen's Friends, and it proved to be true anew this past Saturday, as 478 hikers registered for the 14th annual Climb Against Cancer at Cranmore Mountain Resort. The hikers through pledges raised $52,000 at the event, with another $14,000 expected in corporate gifts to bring this year's total to $66,000. “It was less than the $84,000 we raised last year, but we're not complaining at all — in this economy, it's great, and we thank everyone,” said Jen's Friends board president Kathy Sweeney Monday. “Our total could rise some more, as some times people go online and make donations.” The top fund-raising team was Jeanne Limmer's Life, Art and Dance team, which raised $3,980. Members of Limmer's AXIS Dance Company performed at the summit in tributes to the fight against cancer. Limmer is a breast cancer survivor of 10 years. Also entertaining at the event was Stacy Sand and Mango Groove. The top individual fund-raiser was Alison Bergeron, whom Sweeney believes raised “around $2,000.” All of the hikers received a water bottle, T-shirt and lunch. Jen's Friends is one of the official beneficiaries of Valley Originals, which donated food, along with other local businesses. Jen's Friends has served more than 250 clients over the past 14 years. It is currently helping 58 local patients. $1 million in 14 years This year's amount adds to the $1 million that the organization has raised since being founded in 1998. Jen's Friends has celebrated that milestone over the past month with events that have included a free community concert at Cranmore Aug. 18 and a car show at the Fryeburg Fire Station. Jen's Friends was created in honor of the late Jen Hill, who died at age 26 from a brain tumor. She gave her OK to her brother's fraternity brothers to start the organization in her name, provided that it helped others battling cancer. Members of the Hill family were once again present at the event, including her parents, Leona and Arthur, and her brother, Doug. Arthur Hill serves on the organization's board of directors. Board members in addition to Sweeney include vice president Wendy Holmes; treasurer Nancy Davis, secretary Hallie Humphrey, incoming president Corinne Reidy, Ruth Ann Fabrizio, Karen Stancik, Roxanne Major, Marta Ramsey, Scot Lajoie, Mike Lynch, and Jill

MacMillan, and new members Charlie Hanlon, Jim MacMillan and Ron Force. ‘Raised here, stays here’ The money that is raised through the event stays in the Mount Washington Valley. According to Sweeney and Holmes, it used to be that only 92 percent went directly toward the expenses of patients — but that was fixed through the support of a local benefactor, Fran Savard. According to Holmes, when told that it would require a donation of $8,500 to $11,000 per year to pay for the all volunteer organization's office expenses, Savard replied, “Consider it done.” “There's no overhead, thanks to Francis Savard,” said Holmes. “He reimburses us for the insurance we need, our phone, our postage, our rent for office space at Settlers' Green.” Memorial placards were placed alongside the hiking route, in honor of cancer patients who have lost their battle. As people of all ages made their climb, many would pause to reflect at the signs. So many lives have been touched by cancer. Megan Croce of the Erinallabela team shared her story below: “We hiked in the memory of my sister, Erin DeRosa, who lost her battle with breast cancer Oct. 6, 2010, three days after she participated in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk in Boston on Oct. 3. She was in a wheelchair but got up at the end and walked the last quarter-mile on her own! It was quite moving. She was only 43. “Her team name in Boston was Erinellabella also, and she was HUGE into awareness and fundraising but wanted to see our money go further. I suggested Jen's Friends since it's 100 percent donations to patients,” said Croce. “She agreed, but unfortunately we never got the chance to hike together. I just wanted to share this with you — I'm sad we missed the ceremony, the hike was wonderful.” They were joined by local fundraiser Steffani Adaska, who hiked in honor of her sister, Leslie Navarino, who recently underwent a double mastectomy. According to the website, www.firstgiving. com, Adaska prior to the hike had raised $1,329.61 toward her goal of $10,000. Each $10 donation is entered into a drawing for Native Sunglasses from Synergy in North Conway. Each $100 is entered to win helicopter ride over the region. For more information about Jen's Friends, call 356-5083 or visit www. Looking ahead, the American Cancer Society's North Conway Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event is set for Oct. 16 at the Staples parking lot at 10:30 a.m. Visit for more information.

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Presentation to better understand mental health issues held in my husband’s memory To the editor: I had the closest thing to what the ordinary person would consider a very good life - a happy marriage, a loving extended family, a decent income, a comfortable home in a pleasant neighborhood, good health and great friends. Then, in a heartbeat, prominent health issues developed and seriously affected our lives. Along with the physical conditions came a sense of desperation which quickly turned to depression. Never in the many years of marriage did it occur to me that mental health issues would so seriously affect us. I somehow associated mental health with a permanent and on-going condition that affected “others”. Never did I think it could so easily become a part of my life. Depression quickly changed the course of our lives as a family. Everything we worked so hard to achieve no longer had meaning and we desperately needed help. Getting that help was a challenge but once we connected with the mental health folks, it brought us to a more stable approach to dealing with the reality that we were faced

with. Although the depression was well managed for a few years, it quickly re-surfaced and led to an unfortunate outcome but my purpose in writing this letter is to let everyone know that we could not have faced our adversities without the help of the professionals and staff from Mental Health. If anyone out there reading this feels like you can no longer handle your life, please seek the assistance of the fine mental health people. Louise Johnson, her staff at Northern Human Services, NAMI and myself have coordinated a presentation funded by donations in my husband’s memory to help better understand mental health issues. There will be presentations by Andrew Archer and Annette Carbonneau, of NAMI, whose lives have been impacted by mental illness. This presentation will be held in the Fortier Library at the White Mountain Community College on Thursday evening, Sept. 29, from 6-8 p.m. Please consider attending. Jackie Catello Berlin

We must keep faith alive and never doubt To the editor: It has been an amazing week! I would just like to thank all the people who are praying for my husband Paul, his surgery was a success! Praises to God for always, for sending angel’ our way! I had

a problem with my (G.P.S.) it sent me in circles and a six hour ride home! I guess God does have a sense of humor, cause just as I saw Gorham my light came on low/on fuel! I had to laugh and just thank see FAITH page 5

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The Bleeding Cure

Doctors used to believe that by draining a patient’s blood they could purge the evil “humors” that were thought to cause disease. In reality, of course, all their bloodletting did was make the patient weaker, and more likely to succumb. Fortunately, physicians no longer believe that bleeding the sick will make them healthy. Unfortunately, many of the makers of economic policy still do. And economic bloodletting isn’t just inflicting vast pain; it’s starting to undermine our long-run growth prospects. Some background: For the past year and a half, policy discourse in both Europe and the United States has been dominated by calls for fiscal austerity. By slashing spending and reducing deficits, we were told, nations could restore confidence and drive economic revival. And the austerity has been real. In Europe, troubled nations like Greece and Ireland have imposed savage cuts, even as stronger nations have imposed milder austerity programs of their own. In the United States, the modest federal stimulus of 2009 has faded out, while state and local governments have slashed their budgets, so that over all we’ve had a de facto move toward austerity not so different from Europe’s. Strange to say, however, confidence hasn’t surged. Somehow, businesses and consumers seem much more concerned about the lack of customers and jobs, respectively, than they are reassured by the fiscal righteousness of their governments. And growth seems to be stalling, while unemployment remains disastrously high on both sides of the Atlantic. But, say apologists for the bad results so far, shouldn’t we be focused on the long run rather than short-run pain? Actually, no: the economy needs real help now, not hypothetical payoffs a decade from now. In any case, evidence is starting to emerge that the economy’s “short run” troubles — now in their fourth year, and being made worse by the focus on austerity — are taking a toll on its long-run prospects as well. Consider, in particular, what is happening to America’s manufacturing base. In normal times manufacturing capacity rises 2 or 3 percent every year. But faced with a persistently weak economy, industry has been reducing, not increasing, its productive capacity. At this point, according to Federal Reserve estimates, manufacturing capacity is almost 5 percent lower than it was in December 2007. What this means is that if and when a real recovery finally gets going, the econ-

omy will run into capacity constraints and production bottlenecks much sooner than it should. That is, the weak economy, which is partly the result of budget-cutting, is hurting the future as well as the present. Furthermore, the decline in manufacturing capacity is probably only the beginning of the bad news. Similar cuts in capacity will probably take place in the service sector — indeed, they may already be taking place. And with longterm unemployment at its highest level since the Great Depression, there is a real risk that many of the unemployed will come to be seen as unemployable. Oh, and the brunt of those cuts in public spending is falling on education. Somehow, laying off hundreds of thousands of schoolteachers doesn’t seem like a good way to win the future. In fact, when you combine the growing evidence that fiscal austerity is reducing our future prospects with the very low interest rates on U.S. government debt, it’s hard to avoid a startling conclusion: budget austerity may well be counterproductive even from a purely fiscal point of view, because lower future growth means lower tax receipts. What should be happening? The answer is that we need a major push to get the economy moving, not at some future date, but right now. For the time being we need more, not less, government spending, supported by aggressively expansionary policies from the Federal Reserve and its counterparts abroad. And it’s not just pointy-headed economists saying this; business leaders like Google’s Eric Schmidt are saying the same thing, and the bond market, by buying U.S. debt at such low interest rates, is in effect pleading for a more expansionary policy. And to be fair, some policy players seem to get it. President Obama’s new jobs plan is a step in the right direction, while some board members of the Federal Reserve and the Bank of England — though not, sad to say, the European Central Bank — have been calling for much more growthoriented policies. What we really need, however, is to convince a substantial number of people with political power or influence that they’ve spent the last year and a half going in exactly the wrong direction, and that they need to make a U-turn. It’s not going to be easy. But until that U-turn happens, the bleeding — which is making our economy weaker now, and undermining its future at the same time — will continue.

Androscoggin Valley-opoly is coming to the area BERLIN -- With state and local funding being cut, Tri-County CAP’s Transportation Division Director Beverly Raymond heard about a successful fundraiser that a transit agency in Vermont had done and she thought it would be a wonderful fundraiser to do in her own community. If you haven’t heard about it

yet, it is called Androscoggin Valley-opoly and is a board game with a local flavor. The board is similar to the well known Monopoly Game but instead of the properties being called Atlantic Avenue or Boardwalk the player will land on Rudy’s Market or the Yokohama! All of the see VALLEY-OPOLY page 5

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spaces on the board have been purchased by local businesses including the currency which was purchased by Northway Bank. The art work on the cover of the box and in the center of the board was done by Mark Ducharme-MRD Photography. Mark used several pictures of our five local communities and put them together in a beautiful and colorful collage for the game. The game has generated a great deal of excitement and the CAP Transit office has been getting phone calls from people inquiring about the game. The want to know what the cost will be, and how they can purchase them. The games are expected to arrive this month and will be sold at the Tri-County CAP Transit Office, 31 Pleasant Street in Berlin

as well as at many of the businesses who purchased properties on the game board. The cost will be $25 per game. Tri-County CAP Transit currently transports 60 and older individuals through funding from the Bureau of Elderly and Adult services, people going to work and training through the TANF program, people to medical appointments through Medicaid and provides Long Distance Medical rides to people 60 and older through their volunteer drivers program. People can visit their website at http://www. or contact the office at 1-888-997-2020 for more information about our services. For more information regarding the game call Gayle Lawhorn, 603-752 1741 or stop by the office on Pleasant Street.

Union Local 75 to hold meeting tonight BERLIN -- USW Local 75 will hold its regular monthly union meeting tonight, September 20, at the VFW, Upper Main Street, Berlin at 7 p.m. FAITH from page 4

him for a safe journey home! Guess life has a way with twists and turns, yet God, he is always with us! I went on many walks during my husbands five and half hour surgery! I never felt as if I were alone, with the many hills to climb. I felt kind of at home! Maine Medical Center has grown immensely through the years! Great doctors with a sense of faith and compassion! A lot of people loose sight of how lucky we are, the freedom of speech, understanding we are not alone. The health and welfare for all people has been affected with the changes in the economics of our society. We need to fuel our faith in better days ahead. I have always been a very trusting person, being told I am soft hearted and a great deal of pain has

There will be a discussion and vote on the floating holiday and regular order of business. This meeting is for members only. come my way due to this fact. But I believe true justice will be served one day when we stand before God, and judgement day. So no matter who, what or where you are, take time to give thanks for the simple things in life! I am praying for World Peace, the poor and the homeless. Faith has been shaken by the people who are nonbelievers! I hope we are all able to find some measure of hope that sparks faith and action in our universe. I also want to thank this paper for allowing us to help one another through press and ink. Keep faith alive and never doubt, but trust in him, not this world, cause we all travel through life and the circle never ends. Claire Aubut Berlin

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New mental health provider joins CCFHS BERLIN -- Norine Elliott, CS, APRN, has joined Coos County Family Health Services as a mental health specialist. She is available by referral from the patient’s regular primary care provider for medication consults and short-term psychotherapy. No stranger to the North Country, Elliott has lived in the area for the past 31 years, and has brought her children up in Lancaster, Randolph and Berlin. As a Berlin resident for the past 16 years, she taught the psychiatric nursing curriculum at White Mountains Community College and received the Commissioner’s Award for Teaching Excellence in 2005. Elliott started her career at the age of 16 as an aide at the New Hampshire State Hospital where her mother served as assistant director of nursing, and knew immediately she wanted to specialize in psychiatric nursing. She received her Bachelor of Science in nursing from the University of New Hampshire in Durham, and her Master of Science in psychiatric nursing from Boston College in Boston, Mass. She

started as an evening charge nurse on the in-patient psychiatric unit at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospital in Hanover, NH, and then worked for Northern Human Services in Berlin as a psychotherapist. Elliott has also held part time jobs in Littleton, Lancaster and Jefferson as a psychiatric consultant while teaching full-time at White Mountains Community College. Having gained an overview of mental health services in the North Country, she finds the recent reduction in services for developmentally disabled and mental health patients “tragic.” However, she noted that because of the widespread use of information technology, her work is much less fragmented than it used to be, because all the patient’s health records are accessible in one place. “I am very excited about being of service to the community, especially at this time,” Elliott said. “This area in particular has wide-scale stressors from poverty, alcohol and substance abuse, and seasonal affective disorder,” all of which are challenges that add to

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especially in our society which is so driven,” she said. Naturopathic remedies have been investigated by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, and can be milder on the patient’s neurologic system as well as having fewer side effects. “But,” she added, “the patient is always the best resource for letting you know how a substance works for them. You have to listen to the patient and not just get information from pharmaceutical companies.” Elliott lives in Berlin with her husband, John, a retired IT program manager for a communications company. Their blended family includes five children, all grown. Her son, who is developmentally disabled, lives independently, works at Gill’s Flowers and volunteers at Androscoggin Valley Hospital. She enjoys hiking and gardening, and plans to finish climbing the 4000-footers this summer. “I have only Mount Carrigain and the Twin Mountains left to complete my goal,” she said.

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Tri-County CAP thanks area businesses and parents of ‘A Global Journey’ BERLIN -- “Thank you local businesses and parents for supporting the Children’s Summer Program entitled, “A Global Journey”, said Dori Ducharme, CFO of Tri-County CAP. Tri-County Community Action Program launched the children’s camp last summer,following a very successful April school vacation week (funded primarily with ARRA funds). “Both were such a success we’ve been running children’s programming ever since,” said Ducharme. “’Winter Wonder Week”’ is held during February school vacation, “Earth Week” is held during April school vacation (in celebration of Earth Day), and summers bring children together to explore various countries at ‘A Global Journey’.” This summer 44 children ages 4-12 spent the first week in the

United States of America celebrating Independence Day, then children visited Spain, Egypt, France, Brazil, Ireland, and Greece, said Ducharme. Children participated in numerous crafts, activities, and games that related to that country. Some highlights were making Spanish Ships, Tile Trivets, and Pablo Picasso Art; Egyptian Pyramids and the Sphinx; Eiffel Tower and Mona Lisa Art; Brazilian Fuxico Flowers and Rainforest Dioramas; Family Crests and Titanic Ship Challenge; and the Greece Olympics. Fridays were a favorite to most children as they made their own lunch, ingredients and menu being authentic to that country, she said. Children also split into three age groups on Friday afternoons to make display boards illustrating facts they learned throughout the week about that specific country

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Expert to speak about adolescents, high risk behavior and parenting for success BERLIN/GORHAM -- Michael Nerney, an expert on the adolescent brain, will be visiting the area to talk with students and parents in Berlin/ Gorham on Wed., Sept. 21. Michael is an internationally renowned speaker with more than 26 years of experience in the field of Substance Abuse Prevention and Education and has served as consultant to a number of federal and state agencies. He is a consultant for two major television networks, appearing on programs such as ABC’s “20/20.” Michael is a former teacher and athletic coach and a father of four children.Michael will be meeting with members of the 8th and 9th grade classes, as well as members of Prevention Youth Councils from surrounding areas to discuss brain development during adolescence and the role that it plays in the decision making process, particularly regarding the decision to engage in high risk behaviors such as drug and alcohol use. With support of The North Country AGREEMENT from page one

if no resolution had been reached. Frost added that in this pending agreement the town is not obligated to apply set values in future tax years, leaving 2012’s value undetermined. “We will work with then to come to an agreeable solution,” she said of future dealings. *In other municipal news, the Gorham Planning Board denied a lot line adjustment application from

Health Consortium, AutoNorth PreOwned Superstore and The Gorham Booster Club, arrangements have been made to hold a corresponding parent session Wednesday evening, September 21, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Gorham Middle High School cafétorium with Michael. He will be sharing his invaluable insights into the adolescent brain and providing parents with tips to help navigate this period in the child’s development, while encouraging positive decision making and parenting for their child’s successful future, academically and beyond. Parents of all students in the Berlin/ Gorham area are highly encouraged to attend this free event. Childcare and refreshments will be made available to parents in attendance, as well as a raffle drawing for participants. For more information, contact Matt Saladino at Gorham Middle High School at (603) 466-3600 or Bob Thompson at The North Country Health Consortium at (603) 259-3700 x244. Planning Board member John Losier after convening for a third time to address the issue on Sept. 8. Frost explained that the board, on advice from the town’s attorney, denied the application deeming it a subdivision and not a lot line adjustment. The board suggested to Losier that he reapply for a lot line adjustment with a less involved plan, she said. As of Monday, no revised/new application had been received.

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Air Force clarinet quartet to return to the valley

GORHAM -- Last year audiences in Gorham were introduced to and amazed by the Bay State Winds Clarinet Quartet, an Air Force sponsored ensemble that is the one of the finest of its kind. They will return to Gorham on Sunday, October 9, at p.m., performing at Gorham Town Hall. They have added a concert this year in Berlin, and will be performing at the Berlin City Hall on Thursday, October 6, at 7:30 p.m. Berlin and Gorham will be saluted and serenaded with a memorable evening of music by the Clarinet Quartet, which derives from the US Air Force Band of Liberty. The Quartet appeared on National Public Radio on the weekend of 9-11 this year. After performing several pieces they were interviewed by Terry Gross, on Fresh Air, who exclaimed, “I just think you are great!” They responded that one of their goals is to visit schools and help motivate children to do their best. They will be doing just that, as they will be visiting the Ed Fenn Elementary school in Gorham as well as Berlin High School on Thursday, October 6, during class time. Stationed at Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., the four musicians

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Gorham Recreation Department game schedule Instructional soccer will be held Friday, September 23rd at 3:00pm at Libby Recreation Complex. The 1st & 2nd grade games will be held Thursday, September 22nd at 3:00pm (REVOLUTION vs. WOLVES) and at 4:00pm (MUTINY vs. UNITED) as well as Saturday, September 24th (UNITED vs. WOLVES). The 3rd & 4th grade games will be held Tuesday, September 20th at 5:30pm (KICKS @ MILAN), Wednesday, September 21st at 4:30pm (RAPIDS vs. WAVES) as well as Thursday, September 22nd at 4:30pm (WAVES vs. KICKS) and at 5:30pm (MILAN @ RAPIDS).

The 5th & 6th grade games will be held Monday, September 19th at 4:30pm (BURN vs. STARZ), at 5:30pm (MILAN @ WIZ) as well as Wednesday, September 21st at 5:30pm (STARZ vs. WIZ) and also at 5:30pm (BURN @ MILAN). Both the girls’ and boys’ 5/6 Grade Soccer Travel Teams had a very good showing at the Lisbon tournament last weekend. Great job everyone! The 5/6 Grade Soccer Travel Teams will be heading to Lancaster to play in their tournament on September 24th. Gorham homecoming will kick off on Friday, September 23rd with a parade, bon fire as well as other fes-

tivities. Soccer games will be held at Libby Recreation Complex, Saturday, September 24th starting at 11:00am and running throughout the early afternoon. The Gorham Recreation Department will be hosting their second annual soccer tournament on Saturday, October 8th. Volunteers are needed to help out with concessions

and other areas. Referees are also needed throughout the day. If interested in helping out with this event, please contact the Rec Dept @ 4662101. You can find information, schedules and form for all our programs on our web site, rec.html. You can also check us out on Facebook.

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Tuesday, September 20 Water Works Commission: Work session. Meeting 11 a.m., 55 Willow St., Berlin, Public welcome. Handicap accessible. Wednesday, September 21 Book Discussion Series: 7 p.m. at White Mountains Community College Fortier Library, Suzanne Brown will lead a discussion of Anne Tyler’s Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant. Saturday, September 24 Rabies Clinic: Berlin Rec. Dept., First Ave., Berlin. Cats only 12 noon to 2:30 p.m., dogs only, 2:30 to 5 p.m. All rabies vaccinations $12. Wednesday, September 28 Healthy Living Expo; 2 to 6 p.m. at AVH. FREE Health Screenings, Presentations and Demonstrations. 2 to 4 p.m.: Screening Appointments Required; 4 to 6 p.m.: Screening Walk-ins Welcome,. 3 p.m.: “Coronary Artery Disease” Presentation. 4 p.m.: “Atrial Fibrillation” Presentation, Both by Dr. Daniel van Buren, Cardiologist Health Resource/Information Center. Door Prize Drawing; 50/50 Raffle. All ages welcome. For an appointment or more information, please call AVH at 326-5607. Sponsored by AVH and the Moose Valley Wellness Team. Saturday, October 1 Indoor/Outdoor Yard Sale: A. V. Home Care Services, 7:30 a.m .to 12 noon, 795 Main Street, Berlin, NH. Wednesday, October 19 Book Discussion Series: 7 p.m. at White Mountains Community College Fortier Library Holly Perreault will lead a discussion of Sula, by Toni Morrison.


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––––––––––––––– ONGOING CALENDAR –––––––––––––– Tuesday USW Local 75: Regular Monthly Meeting takes place on the third Tuesday of every month, 7 p.m., V.F.W. on Upper Main Street, in Berlin. For member’s only. FMI Information, USW Local 75 Union Office at 752-2225. Senior Meals: Noon, Dummer Town Hall, second and fourth Tuesday of every month. Suggested donation $3, under 60, $6. Call 752-2545 to reserve, Senior Meals: 8 to 9:30 a.m., first and third Tuesday of the month, Shelburne Town Hall. Suggested donation $3, under 60, $6. Call 752-2545 to reserve, Cholesterol Clinic: Monday through Friday, Berlin Health Dept., city hall. By appointment only, Call 752-1272. All area residents welcome. Fee $15. AA Meeting: Women’s meeting, 10 to 11 a.m., St, Barnabas Church, 2 High St., Berlin. Weight Watcher’s Meeting: Salvation Army, 5 p.m. meeting, 4:30 p.m. weigh-in. Senior Meals: Guardian Angel School, MondayThursday Noon, Friday 8 a.m.-10 a.m. Suggested donations for 60 and over $3; under 60 $6. All are welcome. (FMI 752-2545) AVH Diabetes Support and Information Meetings: First Tuesday of every month; 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.; Androscoggin Valley Hospital; open to the public; FMI, call the AVH Diabetes Education Department at 326-5631. The White Mt. Apple User Group: will not be meeting until September, check the website www. for the date and further information. Developmental Play-group: For infant and toddlers offered by Family Centered Early Supports & Services (FCESS), 10: to 11 a.m., Berlin Recreation Center on the first and third Tuesdays each month. This group is free of charge. FMI Cassie Risch 603-447-4356 x3 or e-mail crisch@ Chess Club: welcomes all levels of players, to meet Tuesday, Family Resource building (across from high school) from 6 to 9 p.m. Lessons free. All questions, call Al French @915-0134. Berlin Area Head Start Accepting Applications: For children between the ages of 3-5 years old. This is an income eligible program. Call 7525464 to schedule an appointment to enroll your child. Gorham Public Library: Open M-F: 10 am 6 pm, Saturdays: 10 am - Noon. Children’s Story Time: Fridays, 1:30 pm. View On-line Catalog at . FMI call 466-2525 or email Artisan Gift Shop: 961 Main St., Berlin. Open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Jefferson Historical Society: Meets first Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m. May through October meetings held at the museum on Route 2, and November through April meetings are held at the Jefferson Elementary School on Route 115A. Everyone welcome. Social Night At Dupont-Holmes Post 82 American Legion: Every Tuesday, Gorham, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Food buffet $7 per person while food lasts! Menu varies each week. Free pool, darts, etc. Members and bonafide guests welcome. Gorham-Sabatis Lodge 73, F&AM: meets second Tuesday except January, February, and March (first Tuesday). For more information, call 466-5739 or 466-5960. Prayer Shawl Ministry meets every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at St. Kieran House, 151 Emery St., from 2-4 p.m. All are welcome. For more information, please call Nicole Plourde, NH Catholic Charities,752-1325 Berlin Kiwanis Club: meets at Sinibaldi’s Restaurant at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday. Milan Public Library: Monday, 1:30 to 7:30 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday’s 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous: Step Book/Discussion Meeting, .Tri-County (Step One), School St., Berlin 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. White Mountain Ridge Runners Meeting: First Tuesday of every month, clubhouse on Route 110.

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by Abigail Van Buren


DEAR ABBY: My sister “Dena” has a lot of health issues. She weighs more than 300 pounds, has bad knees, ankles and legs, liver trouble and bad nerves. I love her dearly. She’s not only my sister, but my best friend. I feel sorry for her, but I can’t take her constant complaining every single day. Sure, everyone has bad days, but Dena complains to anyone who will listen -- friends, family, everybody. She never asks how anyone else is doing. I beg her to make a doctor’s appointment. Most times, she doesn’t go and keeps complaining. I don’t want to hurt her feelings, but this has taken a toll on me. Abby, I have my own aches and pains to manage. How can I tell my sister -- in an endearing way -- to stop all her moaning and groaning? -- REACHED MY LIMIT IN HOUSTON DEAR REACHED YOUR LIMIT: Your sister may complain about her aches and pains because she has nothing else to think about. She is limited in her activities so her world has shrunk to nothing beyond herself. How sad for her. The next time she raises the subject, tell her the person who should be hearing her symptoms is her doctor because there’s nothing you can do about them. And follow up with, “Now, Honey, tell me something positive. We all have things to be thankful for.” DEAR ABBY: We have close friends who are like family. They have one child -- a son, “Justin,” who is in the Boy Scouts. He has wanted to quit for two years but his parents won’t let him. They have been doing his work on the badges all along. His dad is the scout leader. They volunteer us all the time on different projects, but we’re tired of it and have tried in a nice way to let them know.

What bothers me most is that Justin sits around playing video games while we’re stuck doing his work. Now, his parents have him going for his Eagle Scout project -- a large one requiring quite a bit of work -- and they have volunteered us again. My husband already works hard. It isn’t fair that he does all the work and Justin gets the credit. Without destroying this friendship, what do you suggest, Abby? -- FED UP DOWN SOUTH DEAR FED UP: If your friendship with this couple is based on being at their beck and call and doing their son’s projects for him, then you’re paying a high price for it. Justin should be earning his own merit badges, and your husband should be telling the scoutmaster that he has projects of his own that take precedence. It doesn’t have to be said harshly, just firmly. If your husband can’t muster the courage, then face it -- you’ll both be in the Boy Scouts until Justin has “flown” as an Eagle. DEAR ABBY: I am a 20-year-old female. I’m working on a degree, have a job, but have never had a serious boyfriend. I don’t have a problem socializing with men, but I’m interested in them only until they ask me out. I’ll go on a date or two, then I’ll be done with them. It doesn’t matter if they’re sweethearts or bad boys. It seems I like only what I can’t have. Is there something wrong with me, or will it be different when I meet “the one”? -- ALWAYS SINGLE IN OHIO DEAR ALWAYS SINGLE: It appears you like the chase more than the reward. While it may be different when you meet “the one,” recognize that you have established a pattern. There is more to a relationship with a man than getting his attention. You also have to NURTURE it.

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


by Gary Trudeau


For Rent


BERLIN: 1st. floor, 2 bedroom, heat, hot water included, large storage room, w/d hookups $650/mo. small dog o.k., no cats, 603-348-5186,

O most beautiful flower of Mount Carmel, fruitful vine, splendor of Heaven, Blessed Mother of the Son of God. Im maculate Virgin, assist me in my necessity. O Star of the Sea, help me and show me here you are my mother. O Holy Mary, Mother of God, Queen of Heaven and Earth, I humbly beseech you from the bottom of my heart to succor me in my necessity (make request). There are none that can withstand your power. O Mary conceived without sin pray for us who have recourse to thee (3 times). Holy Mary, I place this cause in your hands (3 times). Say this prayer for 3 consecutive days and then you must publish and it will be granted to you.






TWO mini dachshund, one male, one female, $350, ready to go after 9/20, good homes only, 752-7973.


Cats & dogs Rozzie May Animal Alliance 603-447-1373 SIAMESE kittens for sale. Short hair, seal point. $200 (603)752-2703.


TEDDY Bear puppies born 9/11, taking deposit $100. 1st shots, vet certificate. Ready 11/7 $600. (603)728-7822.

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

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

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

Sweeney’s Family Thrift Store opening Sept. 16th, 10am-6pm. 273 Pleasant St., Berlin. Open Wed-Sat. New & used items. Something for everyone.

Get the help you need quick!

Advertise your help wanted in the Daily Sun!

ONLY $1.00 per day

15 word or less for 6 or more days! 752-5858


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

BERLIN: First floor, 2 bedroom, heat, h/w included, recently renovated, off street parking, no pets, no smoking, 915-1230. BERLIN: Great 2/3 bedroom, dining room, off street parking, $550/$600 includes heat, first and last, references, 508-888-7869, 508-274-5945.

2000 Ford Ranger XLT 4X4 V6.4.0, FMI 348-1212, asking $6000/OBRO.

BERLIN: Two bedroom house, $700 no utilities included, 805 Fifth Ave. call 603-723-2617.

BUYING junk cars and trucks ME & NH. Call for price. Martin Towing. (603)305-4504.

For rent: Milan, NH day/ week/ month, no pets, 603-449-2079.

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

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

APARTMENTS for Rent: Gorham 1st floor- 2 bedroom, heat & H/W included, W/D connection $650/mo. 2nd floor- 2 bedroom heat & H/W included, $600/mo. Mobile home for Rent: Gorham 3 bedroom $550/mo. No utilities included. 603-723-2628.

Low Cost Spay/ Neuter

BERLIN: 3 story house, over 2300 sq. 6 bedrooms, 2 baths, huge yard $1200/mo. 723-3042.

BERLIN: Two bedroom house fully furnished, $700 no utilities included. 232 Denmark Street, call 603-723-2617.

634 Burgess Street, 2nd. floor, 2 bedroom, heat, hot water, garage, no pets, $700, security deposit, 752-3765.

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.

BERLIN: 2nd floor, 1 bdrm, 2 spare rooms, heat, w/d hook-up. 1 car parking, no dogs. $575 or $700 furnished. 723-1664.

1999 Jeep Cherokee 4x4. 158k miles, runs well needs body work. Best offer (603)752-1615, leave message.

2ND. floor, 5 rooms, 3 bedrooms, heated, h/w, garage included, no pets, 752-3765.


BERLIN: 2 story house, great neighborhood, 3 bedrooms, one bath, nice yard, $700/mo. 723-3042.

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 $135/week. Owners have separate living quarters FMI call 603-449-2140 or 603-723-8722 BERLIN 2 bedroom house, lots of land, $700/mo.; 2 bedroom, first floor, apt. heat included, $600/mo. security, references, no pets, 714-5928. BERLIN 2 plus bedroom house. $600/mo. plus utilities. Deposits required. (207)571-4001. BERLIN 5 room, 2 bedroom, 1st floor, 2 family, walk to town, off street parking, w/d hook-up, no pets, no utilities, references and security $550/mo. (603)455-2245. BERLIN lg 2 bdrm, 1st floor apt w/ garage. Nice location, heat, hot water, $650/mo. No pets. (603)252-3372. BERLIN one bedroom, first floor, $600/mo.; studio first floor, $500/mo. electricity, h/w, heat included, 603-723-4724. SPECIAL- Berlin- 2 bedroom, apt., Glen Ave., parking, $595/mo. Heat, h/w included. 1st month and security. 603-345-1416.

CEDAR POND CAMP COMPLETELY renovated 1 bedroom apt. on 2nd floor. Call H&R Block (603)752-2372. GORHAM 1- 2 bedroom apts. Heat & hot water included. $550/mo. 978-726-6081. GORHAM: 2nd. floor, 2 bedroom, plus bonus room, newly renovated, heat, h/w, no smoking, no pets, $700/mo. 466-5911. GORHAM: 2nd. floor, spacious three bedroom, newly renovated washer/ dryer hook-up, lg. porch, off street parking, w/ snow removal, attic for storage, no pet/ smoking, and utilities. 752-7096. GORHAM: 3 bedoom house, $795 completely remodeled, no utilities included, 84 Lancaster Road, 466-5933, 915-6216. GORHAM: Two second floor apartments, both 2 bedroom, in town. W/D hookup, parking, storage, $650-$700/mo. Heat included. No smokers for application call 723-7015. GROVETON- Very Nice Large 4 bedroom 2 bath house avail. Nov 1st. Taking applications w/ references- 2 car attached garage, All appliances, water/ sewer, large yard, screen porch, pellet stove option- Call after 5:30pm 603-636-0049 $900/month (negotiable w/ good reference). HOUSE for rent: 2 bedroom house with single car garage in Berlin. Stove, refrigerator, washer and dryer furnished. Lawn mower and snow blower also available. No pets, no smoking. Tenant pays water, sewer, heat and utilities. $700/month, security deposit and references required. Call 466-9999 or 723-4166. LARGE Madison Ave. 2 bedroom. Appliances, laundry, storage included. $525/mo, + utilities, no pets/ smoking. (603)383-6115. NEWLY renovated, 2 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom, hot water included, $450/mo. 3 bedroom $650/mo. 331 Pleasant Street 603-234-9507 Bruce. ONE bedroom @ $495; 3 bed room @ $675 w/ heat, storage, w/d hook-up, parking included, 752-6243. ONE bedroom, deck, frig., stove, heaqt, h/w, parking, no pets, sec. deposit, references, $550, 723-3856. PICKARENT.COM: Apartments and homes for rent, landlords & tenants contact us for rental results, 603-348-2000.

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ONE bedroom, very large, closets, big yard, frig, stove, heat, h/w, parking, no pets, sec. deposit, references, $625, 723-3856.

ONE or 2 bedroom apt. 1st. floor, $600, heat, h/w included. No smoking, no dogs, nice neighborhood, yard 326-3026. Ready Oct. 1st., security, references required.

TWO apts., both 2 bedroom, both include oil, hot water, newly renovated, $600/mo. 603-887-0508.

VIETNAM veterans cap on Route 16 near Milan Village, 603-449-2757.

THREE rooms, one bedroom, heated, h/w, shed, $425/mo 2nd. floor, no pets, 752-3765.

Whatever You Need,

The Classifieds Have It!

For Sale


2000 SkiDoo Formula Z700, $1500/obo; 723-9765.


5 drawer desk & chair, Dining table, chairs, TV set & stand, car cover, mattress set, 752-1177 AMAZING! Beautiful pillowtop matress sets, twin $169, full or queen $249, king $399. See AD under “Furniture”. COMPOUND Bow, Bear Kodiak Magnum, great shape, $100/firm, 466-2858. FOOD Freezer, 37"LX29"D, $150, 752-2963. FOUR new snow tires, 205/55R16 only used 1/2 season, $300, 752-4662. FOUR winter tires in good condition, fits a Camry or equilivent, $25/each, call 723-7187.

Looking for a little bundle of love?

If a pet is what you need to make your life more complete, consider checking the Classifieds. You’ll be sure to find yourself a little furry (or feathery or scaly) creature to care for.

KENMORE upright freezer w/ paperwork. 8.7 cubic feet, clean, works great. $100, 466-2858. MAYTAG washer & dryer $100; maple table set 4 chairs $100; Oak hand gun cabinet $125; crib free; pack & play $25; freezer chest $100. 752-7729. PIANO, nice Kranich & Bach oak spinet piano with bench. Perfect size! $600/firm, 723-8881.

Steel Buildings 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:

• Lab Aide- Per Diem. Excellent Phlebotomy and Computer skills required. • RN- full-time ACLS/PALS, previous OR experience preferred. Med Surg or critical care experience considered. Certification preferred. Must be a team player/good work ethic/positive attitude. • Medical Assistant or LPN- full-time position assisting in orthopedic medical practice. • LNA- FTE 0.8 and Per Diem. Provide care and activities of daily living for multiple residents of the Merriman House. Looking for a caring, enthusiastic, team-oriented professional who will appreciate our supportive and friendly environment. Experience and NH LNA license required. • Office RN- FTE 0.6. Experience Office RN. BLS required. Knowledge of Coumadin Therapy Management or Certification. Please check out our website for specific details on the positions. A completed Application is required to apply for all positions Website: Contact: Human Resources, Memorial Hospital, an EOE PO Box 5001, No. Conway, NH 03860. Phone: (603)356-5461 • Fax: (603)356-9121

Reduced Factory Inventory 30x36 – Reg $15,850 Now $12,600. 36x58– Reg $21,900 Now $18,800. Source# 1IB, 866-609-4321 TRACE Elliot Super Tramp Amplifiers, like new! $500 & 300/firm, 723-8881. WOOD kitchen set, four chairs, $125; gas stove 20" $75; table saw 10" $15, 752-1777.

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.

Help Wanted THE WENTWORTH AM & PM Servers- Both full time and part time positions available. Line Cook- This is a full time year round position with excellent pay. Please call Irina at 383-9700 to schedule an interview, mail your resume to Box M, Jackson, NH 03846, or apply on-line at under career opportunities.


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

Help Wanted HAIRDRESSER booth rental available. Experience required, Berlin 326-3274.

Respiratory Therapist Needed P/T Flexible hours 1-2 days a week based out of our Gorham, NH location. CPAP knowledge is helpful, prior Respiratory Therapy experience and licensure required. Semi-annual raises, educational incentives, vehicle reimbursement. Excellent starting salary. Come join this exciting industry and a great team. Please forward a resume to: spushee@keenemedicalproducts. com or mail Keene Medical Products, Inc. PO Box 439, Lebanon, NH 03766 att: HR Director. SEEKING experienced plumbing & heating contractor to perform boiler installations for boiler distributor. SOMEONE to plow, shovel & sand during the winter months. Must have own plow and equipment. Call 723-2617.

Old & New- One call, We do it All! (603)752-1224.

Mobile Homes GORHAM: 4 bedroom, Gateway Trailer Park, asking $15,000/BO, FMI, 603-723-1480.

Motorcycles BUY • SELL • T RADE

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

Real Estate WE buy homes, any place, condition, price, 978-870-6438,

Services APPLIANCE Repair: Washers, dryers, stoves, refrigerators, air conditioners, dishwashers, best rates around. Steve 915-1390. HYPNOSIS for habit change, stress, regression. Michael Hathaway, DCH, certified hypnotherapist. Madison (603)367-8851.


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

Services CHEAP and dependable fall cleanup scheduling for Oct. & Nov. fully insured, free estimates. 728-9926. CLEANING services, specialties, stained carpet, scuff marks, aroma-therapy. Call June Bug Cleaners (603)348-3157. DROP off laundry service. Available Mon-Thurs 8-4. Same day service. Call Jodi (603)348-5442. LOCAL band looking for Bass, rythm singer, play classic rock and new, call Marc or Shawn 603-723-8447, leave message. MATT Christian Tree Care. Pruning, tree removal, stump grinding. Fully insured, free estimates. (603)476-3311. ODD jobs, mowing, spring fall clean ups, painting, carpentry, general home repairs, no job too odd, 603-723-0013. PROPERTY Maintenance/ Handyman. Carpentry, plumbing, electrical. Low rates. Any size job. Emergency service available (603)915-1390.


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

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

Wanted To Buy 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.

SUBSTITUTES NEEDED for Special Education Teachers and Paraprofessional Positions Edward Fenn Elementary & Gorham Middle High School

Applicants must possess a positive attitude and be able to work with others as a team. Experience and inspection certificate required. Strong diagnostic skills a plus. Must be willing to learn. Own tools required.

The GRS Cooperative School District is seeking substitute teachers and paraprofessionals to work with students at all 3 levels: Edward Fenn Elementary School (grades K-5), Gorham Middle School (grades 6-8) and Gorham High School (grades 9-12). Preferred applicants are persons with experience and training; however, there are no formal degree requirements. Applicants should have an interest in working with students and collaborating with school teams. If you are interested in applying for either position, please contact the SAU 20 office to request an application. (466-3632)

Medical and dental plans available. Paid holidays, vacations and 401k.

For inquiries, contact Becky Hebert-Sweeny at the SAU 20 Superintendent’s Office, 466-3632, ext. 6

Apply in person to Peter Fullerton at Profile Motors, Inc., Rt. 16 & 112, Conway, NH,

SAU 20 is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Knowledgeable and dependable automotive technicians needed for our service department.

Serious inquiries only please.

LOAN PROCESSING CLERK 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 Processing Clerk,. The right individual will be goal oriented and passionate about exemplary member service. Minimum requirements include excellent Word and Excel experience Good verbal communication skills and filing experience. High School education or equivalent. Duties will include to assist in preparation, review and disbursal of loan applications. 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, long term disability insurances and more.

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

Become a Community Integrator Full Time (35-40 hour) Service Coordinator/Case Manager Position We are looking for a team focused individual with great organizational and effective communication skills. This individual must be self-directed, have the ability to work independently with and able to facilitate group meetings. We are looking for someone who is flecible, willing to learn, demonstrate effective interpersonal skills, takes initiative, has some knowledge of Mental Health and Developmental Services, and is dependable. A Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services field is required. Valid driver’s license and car insurance are mandatory. Northern Human Services provides a good benefit package. Please send resume and cover letter to: Louise Johnson, Director of Community Support Services The Community Services Center 69 Willard Street, Berlin, NH 03570, (603)752-1005 We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

The Community Services Center is growing and we are looking to hire a Part Time Community Integrator to work as part of a team to teach and support individuals to acquire skills needed to live independently, to work/ volunteer, to develop community connections. A Community Integrator will be encouraged to share their skills and interests to contribute to the uniqueness of the job description. If you are a positive, self motivated, team player who is able to communicate, brainstorm, problem solve and creatively approach life, this position may be for you. Come share yourself with us and we will grow together. Applicants may be expected to work weekends, evenings and possible some holidays. A HS diploma, a reliable vehicle, driver’s license, good driving record, car insurance, and no criminal record are required. Please direct applications and inquiries to: Denise Gagnon, Program Director, Community Services Center 69 Willard Street, Berlin, NH 03570, (603)752-1005 We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are looking forward to hearing from you!

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Berlin District Court

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Leo Meunier, 41, of Berlin, was found guilty of simple assault and fined $500, with $200 suspended for one year on the condition of good behavior. He was also found guilty of violating a restraining order and sentenced to 120 days in jail, all suspended for one year on the condition of good behavior and one year probation. Russell Drew, 39, of Greenfield was sentenced for crimes relating to two incidents. Relative to a March 8 incident in Gorham, he was found guilty of resisting arrest or detention and sentenced to 12 months in jail. That sentenced was issued concurrent to an additional 12 months after he was also found guilty of criminal threatening, deferred for two years. He was ordered to complete one year of probation consecutive to his jail term. Criminal mischief and disorderly conduct charges were placed on file without finding for two years on the conditions of good behavior and compliance with all court orders on the convictions. As a result of a June 21 incident in Gorham, a charge of simple assault

against Drew was placed on file without finding for two years on the condition of good behavior. He was found guilty of criminal mischief and fined $500 and ordered to pay $400 restitution. He was also found guilty of obstructing the report of crime and sentenced to six months in jail concurrent to his previous convictions and two years of probation consecutive to the jail terms. Additionally, Drew was sentenced to another 12 months in jail to be served concurrently for a charge of assault. He was given 66 days credit for pre-trial confinement. A charge of resisting arrest against Michael Smith, 50, of Berlin, was dropped. A speeding violation against Jayson Roy, 20, of Manchester, was placed on file without finding for one year on the condition of good behavior. An unregistered vehicle violation against Scott Leedburg, 21, N. Chelmsford, Mass., was placed on file without finding for one year on the condition of good behavior. Robert Brown, 53, of Berlin, was

found guilty of disorderly actions (city ordinance) and fined $50. Leonard Lacroix, 50, of Gorham, was found guilty of resisting arrest. He was sentenced to 60 days in jail, deferred for one year on the condition of good behavior. Lacroix was also found guilty of harassment and ordered to complete a 28 day substance abuse program within 90 days. A charge of unlawful possession of alcohol against Erike BissonTessier, 17, of Berlin, was placed on file without finding for one year on the conditions of good behavior and completion of the adult alternative sentencing program. A charge of hindering apprehension or prosecution against Merissa Couture, 23, of Berlin, was placed on file without finding for one year on the condition of good behavior. A violation for following too closely against Raymond Davis, 34, of N. Hampton, was placed on file without finding for one year on the condition of good behavior and no major motor vehicle violations.

A charge of speeding against Michael Mariano, 23, of Chelmsford, Mass., was dropped. A charge of speeding against Keith Cunningham, 21, of Groveton, was dropped. Samuel Meyerhofer, 24, of Gorham, was found guilty of violating a protective order. He was sentenced to 12 months in jail with eight months deferred on the condition of two years of good behavior. Meyerhofer was credited with 39 days of pretrial confinement. Jeffrey Nason, 51, of Bangor, Me., was fined $36 for a parking infraction. Brian Ross, 42, of Milan, was found guilty of reckless conduct. He was fined $500 and sentenced to 120 days jail. The jail term was suspended in its entirety on the condition of two years of good behavior and no discharging any firearms within 300 yards of any residence. Ross was also found guilty of criminal threatening. A $500 fine was suspended for one year on the condition of good behavior, as was a 120 day sentence. Christopher Nadeau, 21, of Berlin, was fined $500 after he was found guilty of disobeying an officer. A charge of operating after suspension was placed on file without finding for one year on the condition of good behavior. Peter Hall, 46, of Raymond, was fined $100 for operating without a valid license. Leonard Lacroix, 50, of Gorham, was found guilty of possession of controlled drugs (marijuana) and fined $500. A charge of contempt of court for violating the conditions of his bail, was placed on file without finding for one year on the condition of good behavior. Steven Kovarie, 60, of Jericho, Vt., was found guilty of possession of a controlled drug (psilocybin mushrooms) and fined $1,000. A charge of possession of marijuana was dropped. Lawrence Lindelof, 56, of Hinesburg, Vt., was found guilty of acts prohibited, for possession of marijuana, and fined $500. A charge of possession of drugs in a motor vehicle was dropped. Gail Ashour, 63, of Amherst, was fined $75 for fishing without a valid license. William Cheney, 50, of Mainville, RI, was fined $50 for failing to display a registration sticker on an OHRV.

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September 5 4:16 a.m. -- State Police responded to a motor vehicle collision in the township of Green’s Grant on Route 16. Nicole Hill, 21, of Gorham, was traveling northbound when she swerved to avoid an animal in the roadway, lost control of her vehicle, subsequently leaving the roadway going over an embankment. There were non life-threatening injuries and the vehicle was towed from the scene. 5:18 a.m. -- State Police is investigating a burglary in the town of Jefferson. 5:44 a.m. -- State Police arrested Heath Wilkins, 29, of Northwood, on the charge of disobeying an officer. He is to appear in the Colebrook District Court on November 3. September 6 5:07 p.m. -- State Police took a report of medication theft in Stratford. The incident remains under investigation at this time. 7:13 p.m. -- State Police took a report of theft in Pinkham’s Grant. –––––––––––––––– BIRTH ––––––––––––––––

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The incident remains under investigation at this time. 11:39 p.m. -- State Police stopped Maurice Daly, 38, of Lancaster, on Route 3 in Northumberland following a report the operator and passenger were drinking beer in the vehicle. Subsequently, Daly was arrested for DWI and operating after suspension and Dorothy Dupont, 45, for possession of drugs. Both were transported to the Lancaster Police Department to be processed and will need to appear before the Lancaster District Court. September 7 2:55 p.m. -- State Police assisted Lancaster PD with warrant service at Coos County Jail. September 10 10:50 a.m. -- State Police is investigating the report of a burglary in the town of Success. September 11 6:11 p.m. -- State Police responded to a report of an unattended death in Shelburne. The death was determined to be from natural causes.

BERLIN — Coos County Family Health Services will have a booth featuring information about Telemental Health at the second North Country Veterans Conference, a day-long event to be held at the Armory in Berlin September 30, 2011. Tele-mental Health opened a pilot program at Coos County Family Health Services last year that now has over a dozen participants. This program enables veterans to see a psychiatrist from the VA Hospital in White River Junction, VT, using the computer with the help of a webcam. This allows veterans to receive specialized care without having to drive long distances. Chester Annis, LCMHC, MLADC will host the table, along with Anita Bonna, the VA representative for the program. “Almost all service members will have reactions after returning from deployment,” Mr. Annis said. “Many veterans have to deal with posttraumatic stress disorder, trau-

matic brain injury, or even military sexual abuse, on top of practical issues such as housing problems and employment difficulties. This can lead to effects such as isolation, substance abuse, uncontrolled anger and depression. The combined stressors can be overwhelming without support.” Chester Annis More than 800 National Guard members will be returning this fall from the largest deployment in the history of the New Hampshire National Guard, and over 200 attendees are expected to attend the conference. The event is open free of charge to all veterans, service members and their families. It is also open to agencies and organizations who serve the North Country veteran community.

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munities available through videoconferencing. To ensure adequate seating please RSVP for this forum only to An additional forum has been added in Concord on Thursday, September 29, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the IBEW Hall. The public is welcome to attend any or all of the sessions. The following is the complete list of the remaining forums: September 21, 2011 in the North Country, 9 – 11 a.m. Gregg Public Safety Academy at Granite State College (Host site), 646 Union Street, Suite 600, Littleton, NH, RSVP to Gorham, North Country Educational Services, 300 Gorham Hill Road, Gorham, NH, RSVP to info@ Berlin, Androscoggin Valley Hospital, 59 Page Hill Rd, Berlin, NH, RSVP to The forums are facilitated interactive events that allow participants to provide input about their expectations, concerns and needs using a mixture of small group and large group discussions. They are not formal hearings where participants need to prepare testimony. For those who are unable to attend the forums, the department will also will be seeking input through an online survey on its website, www.dhhs. as well as accepting comments in writing to DHHS Commissioner Nicholas Toumpas, 129 Pleasant St.,Concord, NH. 03301.

AARP driver safety program being offered by Northway BERLIN -- Northway Bank is sponsoring the AARP Driver Safety Program on Wed., Oct. 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Northway Bank, 9 Main St., Berlin. The entire course will be held in one day. A lunch break will be taken. Participants can bring a lunch or leave the building to get lunch at a nearby restaurant. AARP developed this classroom refresher to ensure that drivers 50 years and older stay safe behind the wheel. The course’s curriculum has been updated to reflect the most current driving information and safety tips available. The driver safety course is designed to educate participants about how best to reduce traffic

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violations, crashes, and chances for injuries; update drivers’ knowledge about relevant laws; and provide safe driving strategies to compensate for age-related changes that affect one’s driving ability. Upon successful completion of the course, participants may be eligible for a discount on their automobile insurance. AARP volunteer instructor Dan Andrews of Jackson will be presenting this course through a combination of group discussion and video. For more information or to register for the course, please call Pamela Shyne at 752-1171, ext. 2696. The fee for the course is $12 for AARP members

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Nelson F. LaPierre

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GORHAM, NH -- Mr. Nelson F. LaPierre, 78, of 18 Mill St., Gorham, NH, passed away on Friday September 16, 2011.He was born in Gorham on March 2, 1933, the son of the late Philip and Katherine (Clough) LaPierre and was a lifelong resident. He served in the US Army and retired from James River Corp. in 1980 and from JWI in 1990. Nelson loved telling jokes and had a keen wit and a silver tongue. He loved brook fishing, playing golf was his passion and loved spending time at the AVCC with the Renegades. Members of the family include his wife Mary (Candido) LaPierre of Gorham, NH; children Scott LaPierre and wife Debbie of Gorham, NH, Mark LaPierre of Bartlett, NH, Gregg LaPierre of Hollywood, Fla., and Sally Middleton and husband David of West Milan, NH; stepchildren Cathy Theriault Westen and husband Dan of Portland, OR, Gary Theriault and wife Elizabeth of Kona, HI, Mark Theriault of Portland, OR, Patrick Theriault and wife Donna of Gorham, NH, Virginia Levesque of Whitefield, NH, and Lea Boliver and husband Frank of Amesbury, MA; grandchildren Megan LaPierre, Matthew LaPierre, Mariah Middleton and Hannah LaPierre; stepgrandchildren Jerome Theriault, Kumar Sichel, Cyan Solis, Lindsey Theriault, Danielle Lapointe,

Ryan Howe, Chelsea Theriault, Sean Levesque, Ben Theriault and Britnay Theriault; step great granddaughter Maliha Theriault; sister Beverly Harron and husband Bill of N. Andover, Mass.; brother Gary LaPierre and wife Phyllis of Ocean City, MD; several nieces and nephews from Mass. and MD. He was predeceased by a son, Greg LaPierre. A Celebration of his Life will be held on Friday September 23, 2011 at 2 p.m. at the Bryant Funeral Home, 1 Promenade St., Gorham, NH. Relatives and friends may call at Nelson F. LaPierre the funeral home from 1 to 2 p.m., prior to the celebration. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to AVH Home Health and Hospice, 59 Page Hill Rd., Berlin, NH, 03570. To sign the guestbook, please visit www.

DORCHESTER -- Josephine M. (Litif) Chludzinsky of Dorchester, passed away in on September, 11, 2011. She was a resident of Coos County Nursing Home. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward F., Chludzinsky; loving mother of Michael J. Chludzinsky of New Hampshire, Carolyn A. and her husband Arendt H. Hansen of Calif. She was predeceased by her husband Edward A. Chludzinsky; her sister Eva Pellachia, her

brother Thomas Litif, sister, Victoria Assad and brother, Joseph Litif. She was the devoted grandmother of Christine A. Hansen. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were on Wednesday, September 14, at St. Margaret Chruch of Blessed Mother Teresa. Relatives and friends were invited to the interment in St. Michael Cemetery, Roslindale, Mass.

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