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was “on the side of freedom,” his job was to protect the nation from chaos. In Washington, President Obama held a news conference and said he had spoken to Mr. Mubarak immediately after his televised comments, and pressed the Egyptian president to live up to his promise to guard both security and freedom for the Egyptian people. “He has a responsibility to give meaning to those words,” Mr.

Obama said, adding that his administration has stressed that Mr. Mubarak must enact political reforms. In a short, but strongly worded speech, Mr. Obama also called on Egypt to cease blocking access to the Internet, and called on protesters to remain nonviolent. Earlier in the day, his spokesman said Egypt’s $1.5 billion aid package would be reviewed if the protesters were dealt with harshly.

25 years later, McAuliffe’s memory stills soars Nearly everyone who was of school age or older in 1986 vividly remembers the day when the space shuttle Challenger burst into fl ames just 73 seconds after takeoff, claiming the lives of all seven astronauts aboard — including Christa McAuliffe, who was to be the fi rst teacher in space. Today marks the 25th anniversary of the Challenger disaster. Around the country, teachers — some of them classroom veterans, others too young to recall those terrible moments -- will describe the day’s historical significance to their students. And schools, universities, and space-

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BY JAY PINSONNAULT PORTSMOUTH HERALD

KENNEBUNK, Maine — The majority of football fans would love to go to just one Super Bowl in their lifetime. Kennebunk’s Don Crisman has been to all 44 of the championship games. What started in 1967, when he attended the inaugural game in Los Angeles with a friend from Denver,has grown into an annual tradition for the past 45 years that gained national attention last fall with Crisman being featured in a television commercial. Crisman is one of only four football fans who have been to all the previous 44 Super Bowls, joining Tom Henschel of Tampa, Fla.; Robert Cook of Brown Deer, Wis.; and Larry Jacobson of San Francisco. The four have been featured in a Visa commercial for the past four months, promoting Visa’s Super Bowl Trip for Life Sweepstakes. “We refer to the photo in the commercial with us all lined up as Mount Rushmore,” Crisman said with a laugh. “The commercial was fi lmed in Tampa Bay last August, and it was 96 degrees in the shade. Visa then came to each of our houses for more. I am guessing they took like 30 hours of film and, as best I can tell, they have used about 4½ minutes.” Crisman, who said he hopes Visa will run a similar commercial next year, has heard from many long-lost friends since the commercial fi rst aired but doesn’t understand why so much attention has come with it. “I look at myself as a fanatic football fan,” Crisman said. “I am just a football fan who enjoys the game and I have followed a dream. I never thought (the Super Bowl) would be as big as it is, and I never thought I would get this far.” The Super Bowl journey for Crisman began when he and his wife left their Smithfield, R.I., home in 1964 and moved to Denver. Crisman became friends with a man named Stan Whittaker, who worked at a bank that happened to do business with the Denver Broncos. Crisman said Super Bowl tickets were not

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difficult to obtain in the early years, and the bank, which had more than 20 season tickets for the Broncos, gave Whittaker tickets to the game. Crisman said he and Whittaker received tickets from the same bank for the next 19 Super Bowls. “Tickets were so easy to come by back then and they were only $12,” Crisman said. “Face value last year was $900 for the cheap seats.” Crisman’s worst seat at a Super Bowl was actually at one of his favorite games — Super Bowl XXXVI, when the New England Patriots beat the St. Louis Rams, 20-17, on Adam Vinatieri’s 48-yard field goal as time expired. “We could stand up and touch the roof of the Superdome,” Crisman said. “But, you know what; we were there and there is really no bad seat at a Super Bowl.” Another favorite for Crisman was Super Bowl XXXVIII, when the Patriots beat the Carolina Panthers, 32-29, at Reliant Stadium in Houston. “I felt that game was one of the most exciting football games that I’ve ever seen, and my team was in it, which adds to the excitement,” Crisman said. “Whoever had the ball last was going to win that game.”

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SATURDAY, JANUARY 29 Tamworth Sled Dog Race. The annual Tamworth Sled Dog Race will be held Jan. 29 and 30 on Chocorua Lake and its surrounding trails. One of the longest running sprint races in the world, the races will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. Access to the start/finish area is from Route 16 adjacent to the lake. Parking will be off the northbound lane. Admission is free for spectators, who are welcome to watch the teams, talk to drivers, and see the action. Proceeds from a concession stand with food, hot beverages and race memorabilia benefi t the Tamworth Outing Club. For more information, contact Stan Coville at 323-8023. Snow Sculpting Competition. Black Mountain and the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce will host the New Hampshire State Sanctioned Snow Sculpting Competition and the Jackson Invitational, Jan. 28-30. The events attract a wide variety of sculptors, both amateur and professional, and winners qualify for national competition. Work on the entries begins Jan. 28, and will continue all weekend, with the fi nal judging set for Sunday at noon. Other activities include a welcome reception dinner, torch lighting with bonfire, kids snow art, sleigh rides and more. Visit the website www.JacksonNH.com for details, or call the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce at 383-9356 or Black Mountain at 383-4490. Thomas the Train Mini Train Exhibition. The Mount Washington Valley Childrens Museum has a new handson exhibition where children can play with the miniature “Thomas the Train” set. Hours of entertainment as well in all the other fun and educational exhibitions where learning is encouraged through play. January Suppers. The Conway Village Church at 132 Main Street in Conway (The Brown Church) will be hosting its annual January Suppers on Saturdays throughout the month. The suppers will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. The cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children 5-12 and free for children under 5. Today’s supper features a smorgasbord. Brownfield Winter Carnival. Brownfield Recreation Department will hold its second winter carnival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today (snowdate Jan. 30). Activities include sleigh rides, free sledding (bring your own sled), snowmobile demonstrations, free ice skating (skates for rent if needed), sled dog rides, Capture the Flag – Snowball Fight Style. Cross Country Ski in the Brownfi eld Bog. Explore the winter landscape of the Brownfi eld Bog on cross country skis, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., sponsored by Tin Mountain Conservation Center. Meet at Grants Store in Brownfield at 10 a.m. We will search for signs of otter, moose, coyotes, and other wildlife as tracks abound. Dress warmly. Participants must bring their own skis and a lunch. Call 447-6991 for reservations. No dogs please. Tin Mountain Conservation Center nature programs are made possible thanks to L.L. Bean and the Evenor Armington Fund. Community programs are open to the public. Donations of $5 per family and $3 per person are appreciated. To learn more 44769 9 1, e-mail info@tinmountain.org, visit www.tinmountain. org or click on the Tin Mountain Facebook page.

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from preceding page across from Osgood Brothers on Route 302 to do trail work. The club is looking for more volunteers to help with preparing the trails for winter. Visit the web site: www.interstatesnowgoers.com or call the snow phone at (207) 935-7669 for trail conditions, club events and more information. Thomas The Tank. The Mount Washington Valley Childrens Museum located on Main St in North Conway has an hands-on exhibit for all ages with their miniature Thomas Train Set. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $5 for non-members. For more information call 356-2992 or visit www.mwvchildrensmuseum.org. Little Green Closet Thrift Store. The Thrift Store is now open for discounted children/maternity clothes. Located in the Mount Washington Valley Children’s Museum on Route 16 North Conway next to Stan and Dan Sports. Hours 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information call 356-2992 or visit www.mwvchildrensmuseum.org. Gym Flyers. An indoor radio control model flying activity every Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Ossipee Town Hall gym. For all age groups. Children under 12 years with family adult supervision. This is hosted by the Mount Washington Valley Radio Control Club. The cost is $2. Flyers under 12 are free. For more information call 520-0944. Zen Meditation. Zen meditation takes place at 30 Pleasant Street, Conway, with silent sitting and walking meditation from 8 to 9 a.m. and Zen reading and discussion from 9 to 10 a.m. Open to the public; $2 donation suggested. For information or questions, contact Bill Nagahiro, 447-5066. Alcoholics Anonymous. Alcoholics Anonymous is meeting at the Gibson Center in North Conway from 10 to 11:15 a.m. and at the Conway Village Congregational Church on Main Street in Conway Village, from 7 to 8 p.m.

EVERY MONDAY Washington Valley Choral Society Rehearsals. The Mount Washington Valley Choral Society rehearses for it’s spring concert (May 20 and 22) at the Kennett Middle School choir room from 7 to 9 p.m. every Monday. Program includes pieces by Handel, Offenbach, Mascagni plus madrigals and spirituals. All welcome. For more information call Gail 383-6640. ‘Drawing Sessions with Carl Owen.’ The Mount Wash-

ington Valley Arts Association is offering “Drawing Sessions with Carl Owen” from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Visual Arts Center at 16 Norcross Place in North Conway Village. On the second and fourth Monday evenings of each month, Carl Owen will be leading drawing sessions. There will be a variety of subjects, including models. The cost is $10 per session and life drawing punch cards can be used or purchased. For more information on this class and other offerings, call 603.3562787 or email info@mwvarts.org. Arts n’ Crafts for Kids.Join the Mount Washington Valley Childrens Museum, located on Route 16 in North Conway, to create an art piece in the arts n’ crafts room. Afterward there are hours of fun exploring other interactive exhibits as well. Free admission with Healthy Kids Gold Card. Hours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information call 356-2992 or visit www.mwvchildrensmuseum.org. Square Dancing. The Mount Washington Valley Stompers Square Dancing Club are holding a workshop every Monday at 7 p.m. at the Conway Elementary School behind the Brown Church in Conway. These workshops begin Sept. 13 and end the last Monday in May. Mountain Top Music Classes for Kids. Pre-school music is from 10 to 10:45 a.m. The cost is $8. Kids ages 3 to 5 use folk songs to learn principles of rhythm and pitch. Through singing, dancing, and the playing of rhythm instruments children lay the foundation for further music study. Call 447-4737 to register. Contract Bridge. Contract bridge meets at the Fryeburg Legion Hall in Fryeburg, Maine at 1 p.m. Benefits American Legion. Thrift Shops. The thrift shop of the Lovell United Church of Christ on Route 5 in Center Lovell, Maine is open Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon. For more information call Peg at (207) 935-7528. The thrift shop at the First Congregational Church on Main Street in Fryburg, Maine is open from 9 a.m. to noon. Food Pantry/Clothing Depot. Vaughan Community Service, Inc. at 2031 White Mountain Highway in North Conway has a food pantry open from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and 4 to 6 p.m., as well as a clothing depot open from 4 to 6 p.m. Conway Dinner Bell. A full-course home-cooked community dinner is served every Monday from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Brown Church in Conway Village. The dinner is open to all. To volunteer or for more information call 447-8407 or e-mail mcpond1@hotmail.com. Alcoholics Anonymous. Every Monday, Alcoholics

Anonymous meets at the Conway Methodist Church Hall on Main Street in Conway Village from noon to 1 p.m., the Women’s group meets at First Church of Christ, North Conway, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and at the Gibson Center in North Conway from 8 to 9 p.m. White Mountain Horse Association. Group meets on the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Locations may vary. The White Mountain Horse Association’s Mission is to develop and grow a horse community in the White Mountain area of New Hampshire and western Maine, to enhance communication and involvement between horse owners and those with an interest in horses, and to provide the community with equine related resources, education, and social opportunities to be enjoyed by everyone with and without horses. To join or for more information call Debbie Shade 383-4302 or dmshade51@hotmail.com or Trish Ashworth 356-4438 or tashworth@roadrunner.com. Mount Washington Valley Toastmaster’s Club Meeting. Meets the second and fourth Monday at Eastern Slope Inn from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Promoting communication, listening, organizational skills and building self-confi dence for upward mobility in a positive learning environment. Professionals and Non-professionals alike. Visitors welcome. Membership is open. For more information call Sheila at 323-8800 or DonnaRae at 356-3448. Amateur Radio. The Mount Washington Valley Amateur Radio Emergency Services group meets every Monday evening at 7:30 p.m. on the two meter repeater W1MWV - 145.45 MHz with a 100.0 Hz tone. The group provides public communications support throughout the Mount Washington Valley area during disasters, power outages, and other events in coordination with the state’s other ARES units and the State EOC. Visit k1mwv.org/ or contact Group Leader Luke Quigley, KB1IIR at 603.662.4629 or at radioman141@juno.com for more information. Conway Recreation Playgroup. A playgroup for infants through pre-schoolers is every Monday from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Conway Recreation Department in Center Conway. Free. The playgroup is not in session on days when SAU 9 schools are closed. For more information, contact Tracy at 447-9020 or visit www.conwayrec.com. Freedom Church Ladies Guild. The Freedom Christian Church ladies guild meets every Monday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The ladies are busy making charity quilts and other items. Drop in any Monday and bring a bag lunch. For more information call Myrtle 539-5831 or Polly 539-8479.


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Collaborative art exhibit now on display at the Goldberg Gallery FRYEBURG — “American West,” a collaborative art exhibit showcasing work by local artists Josef Keller of Fryeburg and Heather MacLeod of Brownfi eld, is currently on display at the Goldberg Gallery in the Bion R. Cram Library at Fryeburg Academy. The artists have selected an eclectic mix of native characters, animals, spiritual imagery and colorful landscapes to entice and engage viewers of all ages. There are cowboys and Indians, deserts and sky, horses and buffalo. This multimedia show includes work in pencil, acrylic, watercolor, metal, collage and airbrushed enamels on paper, canvas, wood and slate. The duo of Keller and MacLeod’s work spans the gamut from bold to beautiful, realism to abstraction and silly to serious. Both artists have been inspired by the imagery of the American West. Keller credits the years he lived in Tucson, Arizona and Taos, New Mexico as heavily influencing his artistic style and vision. MacLeod has always been drawn to the beauty and philosophy of the Native culture. Included in this display are common themed works spanning their early years to recent

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creations. This is the third collaborative art show Keller and MacLeod have done together and their work is also currently on display at Key Bank and at the Mount Washington Valley Art Association Winter “Contemplation” Show at Norcross Place, North Conway. Both artists have earned awards for their work. Their styles vary but compliment each other well. The American West exhibit will be on display through Feb. 28. The Goldberg Gallery at the Bion R. Cram Library at Fryeburg Academy is open Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. and 7:30-9:30 p.m.; MondayThursday, 7:30-5 p.m. and 7:30-9:30 p.m.; and Fridays, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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IN REVIEW

Week

Jan. 22-28, 2011

DIGEST OF STORIES IN THE SUN THIS WEEK

Saturday, Jan. 22 • After a nearly snowless winter last year, a succession of storms has snowmobilers — and snowmobile rental businesses — revved up. • County commissioners thought they were done with the sheriff’s union contract, but the sheriff says not so fast. The sheriff wants to hire a lawyer to redo the contract, which he calls “fatally flawed.” • Winter weather has forced the rescheduling of several high school sports games. Tuesday, Jan. 25 • Business owners along the North Conway strip are unhappy with selectmen’s latest cost-saving step of not clearing the sidewalks along one side of the road. • The coldest weather of the season follows a report by University of New Hampshire that 2010 was the warmest year on record. • Journal from Iraq: The road is the scariest place in Iraq, says reporter Erik Eisele.

Tele-Talk

What should towns be doing to promote workforce housing? The Mount Washington Valley Housing Coalition held a breakfast forum recently to discuss the issue of workforce housing. The coalition was formed four years ago to help developers and communities create housing that is affordable to people who live and work in the valley. “This is about the vitality of our community,” said Evelyn Whelton, a member of the coalition board. “This is about bringing young professionals here with their families who can participate in the community.” Whelton added, “There are $500 rentals in the paper. They’re studios and one-bedroom apartments. You can’t put a family with children in a studio or one-bedroom apartment and call that satisfactory housing.” This week’s Tele-Talk: What should towns be doing to promote workforce housing? Call 733-5822 Saturday and Sunday and leave your comments on our machine. You may fax your responses to 356-8360 or e-mail them to news@conwaydailysun.com. Comments can also be posted on The Conway Daily Sun’s Facebook page. Results will be published Tuesday.

Wednesday, Jan. 26 • There will be an unprecedented reduction in services if $50,000 isn’t reinstated into the police department budget, police officials say. “The town has never had to endure a police department that says, ‘We can’t help you,’” said Lt. Chris Perley. “This is the time that will happen.” • A stricter activity is now in place that the Conway School Board believes will make students more accountable for their actions — even off campus. • Jack Rose signs up for re-election as Albany selectman. • Erik Corbett files for a three-year term as Bartlett selectman; Leslie Mallett is seeking a sixth term as town clerk. • Students help raise money for a solar energy project at Fryeburg Academy. • A coalition of citizens and business leaders is helping to open doors to affordable housing in Mount Washington Valley. see DIGEST page 8

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Thursday, Jan. 27 • Unless residents vote to put money back in the town’s budget, the Conway transfer station will be closed on Sundays following the deliberative session in March, selectmen decided on Tuesday. • Modeling Oyster River High School in Durham, the Kennett High English department is getting an extreme makeover. “We’ve changed the entire curriculum,â€? said Kennett principal Neal Moylan. • A North Conway man faces 15 charges after allegedly assaulting his wife and threatening her with a knife. • At least one selectman said he was unaware of a policy charge regarding snow clearing on sidewalks on the east side of the Route 16 strip.

Friday, Jan. 28 • After a year hiatus, former selectman Gino Funicello has signed up to run again for the ofďŹ ce. Longtime Jackson resident John Allen has also ďŹ led. Deadline for candidate signup is Friday. • Should Kennett High students receive credit for driver’s education? Under the current format driver’s education is offered, principal Neal Moylan doesn’t think so. • A banner will be unveiled on Tuesday to honor 10 Kennett High athletes who scored over 1,000 points in their basketball careers at Kennett. • Harry Merrow has at least one challenger in his bid for re-election as Ossipee selectman. • Journal from Iraq: Rain is one of the big surprises for reporter Erik Eisele during his week-week assignment for New Hampshire Public Radio.

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NATIONAL PERSPECTIVE

Will Obama bounce back? JACKSON, N.H. — There is snow on the roof of the red covered bridge, the whoosh of cross-country skiers in the fields, a bustle in the village despite temperatures in single digits. The other night the moon glistened, and so did the ice below. This seems a world apart. Nearly a half-century ago, the election chronicler Theodore H. White came to New Hampshire and found that “this bit of green and forested country is a byway, a beautiful anachronism sheltered from the present by an exemption of history.” That exemption is gone now, repealed by the technological revolution that brings the outside world into every chilly hand that clasps a mobile device. North Country towns that in my father’s day were eight hours from Boston can be reached now in two hours 20 minutes. Isolated crossroads where, within my own memory, farmers wrestled with rabbit-ear antennae on their televisions that have long been connected by cable. Even so, New Hampshire is a place apart. So, too, is North Dakota, but the difference is that every four years since 1912, New Hampshire has offered itself up as a political testing ground, its first-in-the-nation primary status now firmly established. And in the primary’s centennial run, the distance from New Hampshire to Washington — measured in days and the steps of horses in the 19th century, but now by only 109 minutes on an E170 aircraft — seems as far as ever. That’s because the Republicans in Washington are seeking to maneuver against President Barack Obama rather than to run against him. These are different tasks, calling for different kinds of politics — and, as the list of likely GOP candidates shows, different kinds of men and women. The campaign is taking shape against the backdrop of unusual change in the Washington political landscape. For instance, Mr. Obama is mounting a pro-business offensive — his appointment of General Electric’s Jeffrey R. Immelt as his chief economic adviser and his remarks in Tuesday’s State of the Union message are the latest examples — that may transform the political calculus almost as fundamentally as last autumn’s midterm congressional elections. It is not unusual for business leaders to complain about Democratic presidents, but their complaints about Mr. Obama had special credibility because the president, known for tossing a brick or two at Wall Street and the banks, has had unusually little exposure to them. John F. Kennedy chose C. Douglas Dillon, a Wall Street banker and Republican with close ties to the Rockefellers, as his treasury secretary and Lyndon B. Johnson retained him for 16 months. Robert S. McNamara, a Harvard Business School graduate and teacher who was president of Ford Motor Co., served as defense secretary under both Kennedy and Johnson. Luther H. Hodges, the commerce secretary in that period, was a pro-business governor of North Carolina responsible for the development of the state’s Research Triangle. Jimmy Carter’s first treasury secretary was W. Michael Blumenthal, who had a business degree and a Ph.D. in economics and had been president of Bendix International. Bill Clinton was so surrounded by business executives and veterans of the bond markets — in some ways, Robert E. Rubin, a onetime co-chairman

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of Goldman Sachs, was his most influential adviser — that he was criticized by traditional Democratic interests. But Mr. Obama had no such coterie — until recently. Now he has bulked up on business types and instituted policy changes that could not have been imagined by some of the activists who supported his candidacy. Then this month came his extraordinary initiative on regulation, with Mr. Obama vowing to sweep away Washington interference in a way that might make you think Ronald Reagan were in charge. In some ways, the Reagan ethos is. The president, who announced his offensive in a Wall Street Journal column, now is warring against regulations “that stifle job creation and make our economy less competitive.” This so shocked the body politic that the editorial page of the Journal, the trustee of the Reagan flame, wrote: “Liberals have spent years dismissing warnings that their agenda created uncertainty and harmed the economy, and then they wake up to find their leader on the Wall Street Journal editorial page disowning ‘unreasonable burdens on business.’” Now I think it is possible to say that you have seen everything. And now it is clear why, in the NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll, some 45 percent of the public characterized the president in mid-January as very or somewhat liberal — 10 percentage points below the 55 percent who described him that way a year ago. This came at basically the same time when, according to the latest ABC News/Washington Post Poll, 78 percent of the public approved of the president’s response to the Arizona shooting incident. The job for the Republicans far from Washington but itching for the keys to the White House is to campaign against a president in the odd position of having obstacles in the capital that are greater than ever, but prospects in the nation that are more promising than they have been in months. This conundrum is summarized crisply by Thomas D. Rath, a former Republican New Hampshire attorney general. “Do four or five good weeks erase two years of rudderless policy?” asks Mr. Rath, a prominent figure in the 2008 campaign of Mitt Romney who likely will help the former Massachusetts governor if he mounts a second campaign. “The president is a very popular guy with a lot of personal qualities people identify with. But the American people will have to make a judgment about whether they want him to be president after 2012.” The challenge Republicans face here in New Hampshire — where this month the GOP elected a new state chairman with strong tea party links — is how to run against a newly resurgent Mr. Obama, whom they know has peerless campaign skills, an appealing personality and an unusual ability to become a repository for voters’ unspoken impulses and desires. What they didn’t know was how deftly and swiftly Mr. Obama, after stumbling in the White House and suffering a devastating midterm defeat, could jump on the comeback trail just as they were starting out on the campaign trail. David M. Shribman is the executive editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist has a vacation home in Kearsarge.

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Don’t miss for Effingham public hearing To the editor, I want to encourage public turnout for the Effi ngham Public Hearing this Monday night, Jan. 31, at 7 p.m. at the Effingham Town Hall. The first public hearing was well attended and the feedback was very thought provoking and helpful for the planning board. The Code Officer was on hand to give her feedback about the practicalities of implementation. The planning board is proposing changes to the current Wetlands article that will reduce the current buffer zones in certain instances so that the article is more fl exible for residents. They are proposing adopting a groundwater protection article that largely mirrors state law and will allow the townspeople recourse of their own for violations endangering drinking water that otherwise would have to be deferred to state enforcement. The planning board closed the fi rst public hearing and entered a work session to address public concerns. They adjourned after 11 p.m. and announced a continuation of

the meeting for the next night no matter the weather. If the planning board had not done this, no changes would have made it to revision for eventual public voting in March, as the version in existence at the time of published notice of the final hearing is the version that must go to vote. With winter storm conditions in full swing, the entire planning board made the meeting to finish their deliberations of public input. I traveled on cross country skis as I live not too far away and my car could not handle the roads which were empty of nearly all traffic. The board persisted despite greatly differing views and came to amazing consensus after much discussion and compromise, to craft changes to improve the proposed articles. So, after all the effort of all the volunteers who have helped draft articles, and the many meetings and deliberations of the planning board, I hope as many townspeople as can attend Monday night’s final hearing. Theresa Swanick Effingham

It’s obvious these exchanges did not occur To the editor: The Conway Daily Sun's teacher columnist from Fryeburg Maine, likes to use his students as a device in his columns to spread propaganda. It is obvious that these exchanges between teacher and students did not occur. What teacher would write a column about a conversation he had with his primary grade students about the signifi cance of Monica Lewinsky's knee pads? What kind of teacher would use another column highlighting his discussion with them on the sexual meaning of the number 69? Who can believe a columnist who complains one week about crossing the

border with a glove compartment containing bullets and a bottle of wine in the back seat and another column claiming it was bullets and a six pack of beer? In his last column he writes about a student who claimed they needed a passport to visit their relative in jail. What do the parents think after reading his columns? He has to be making it up. I read his columns because he distills the right wing radical blogosphere and sums up their propaganda in a nutshell. I really do like some of his articles that deal with local history and abandoned foundations. Michael Callis Conway

Mt. Washington Valley’s DAILY Newspaper Mark Guerringue Publisher Adam Hirshan Editor Bart Bachman Managing Editor Lloyd Jones Sports/Education Editor Alec Kerr Wire/Entertainment Editor Jamie Gemmiti Photography Editor Terry Leavitt Opinion Page/Community Editor Tom Eastman, Erik Eisele, Daymond Steer Reporters Joyce Brothers Operations Manager Frank Haddy Pressroom Manager Darcy Gautreau Graphics Manager Rick Luksza Display Advertising Sales Manager Heather Baillargeon, Frank DiFruscio Sales Representatives Jamie Brothers, Hannah Russell, Louise Head Classifieds Robert Struble Jr., Priscilla Ellis, Patty Tilton Graphic Artists Roxanne Holt Insert Manager Larry Perry Press Assistant “Seeking the truth and printing it” THE CONWAY DAILY SUN is published Tuesday through Saturday by Country News Club, Inc. Dave Danforth, Mark Guerringue, Adam Hirshan Founders Offices and Printing Plant: 64 Seavey St., North Conway, NH Box 1940, North Conway, NH 03860 (603) 356-2999 Newsroom Fax: 356-8360, Advertising Fax 356-8774 Website: http://www.mountwashingtonvalley.com E-mail: news@conwaydailysun.com CIRCULATION: 16,100 distributed Tuesday through Saturday FREE throughout Mount Washington Valley

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Rodent Wars I like to think, more clever, I can do things It happens every year and in every society and culture, it’s the day when the rising gen- that are forever beyond the reach of an animal that, fully grown, is not much bigger eration applies the lessons it learned around than one of my fi ngers and has never had the evening campfi res of youth, it’s the day any education beyond a year or two in the when chipmunks decide that they’d rather school of hard knocks. This encouraged me spend the winter in my cabin than out in the to think that this was the end of the rodent fields and forests of summer. wars of 2011, that I was home free. The fi rst problem they have is how to get It didn’t take long for me to learn that I in, and the solution is to chew a hole in the hadn’t won. wooden trim under the Last night I went out eaves. My problem is timing, I have to judge This encouraged me to think that this to look at the results of my clever planning and when the hole they’re was the end of the rodent wars of 2011, superior working skills working on this year that I was home free. and I saw that the chipis far enough along so munks hadn’t bothered they won’t have time to with my crafty approach make another one from with the hardware cloth and the staple gun. scratch, but not so far along that they’ve I’d heard a small noise in the night and I already moved into the space over my ceilthought it was a windblown branch rubbing ing. on the edge of my roof, but it wasn’t. The The first year I realized what was going on noise I heard was the chipmunk chewing they’d already started their hole, but the sita hole under the hardware cloth to provide uation was still within the reach of my supeeasy access for his friends and family, and as rior resources. I found a threaded steel plug I write this they’ve also gone to a day shift to used to close the end of a plumbing pipe, but make up for lost time and done the prelimiit could be screwed into a hole in wood just nary work on two more holes. as well and with less effort on my part and All is not lost, though. This escalation by guaranteed to defl ect the teeth of the most the small and the weak has called out my determined chipmunk who ever lived. own reserves, tactics that I perfected when I Now they’re fi nishing their preparations was employed as the house detective at Wenof winter, and the critical measure of their tworth Hall (seriously). My shift was from progress on this work is the sound of scamfive in the afternoon to fi ve in the morning, pering on the top side of the ceiling about but the work was not burdensome because two minutes after I’ve gone to bed. This my fi rst few days on the job had convinced will be the chipmunk who’s been deputized the blue-haired ladies on the guest list that to judge the success of the new hole, and I crime would not pay this summer. know I have to work quickly to get ahead of My present work has not been so easy. In the extended family that is sure to follow. I fact, I’m failing at it. I’m writing these words don’t have another steel plug, so I have to at 1:27 on Thursday afternoon and the usugo with an easier but probably less imposally nocturnal chipmunks are already at ing alternative, which is a piece of hardware work. cloth fastened with the stapler designed for They’ve finished cutting a new entry at the organizing the sheets of typing that I probottom edge of the hardware cloth and now duce to fi nance my defensive work in the they’re working on two more holes, apparrodent wars. The stapler is at the upper end of my armamentarium of desk tools, the kind ently as back-up routes in case that big idiot gets any more bright ideas. of heavy-duty device that can be unfolded to He did have a bright idea once. It was drive staples into a fl at surface to fasten a toward the end of my detective summer piece of hardware cloth over the entrance to and I’d gotten to know the staff at Wenta rodent residence. Hardware cloth is that worth Hall pretty well, so I asked them if flexible weave of metal threads and, thus they’d like to have an end-of-season party equipped, I advanced upon the winter of in the big room in our barn that had been 2011. made for just this kind of gathering. They Now subtlety begins, I have to judge the would, and they gathered, but they were moment when all the chipmunks have left not alone, a bat came in to join the fun. home for last-minute shopping at the acorn This also promised to end the fun, because store. That moment came just before lunch he was fl ying round and round the room on Wednesday, so I took a position precarijust above our heads, which weirded-out ously balanced over nine feet of dense shrubeveryone present including me and prombery at the front of my house and, risking ised a quick end to the festivities. everything, I reached out in hopes that my So, thinking quickly, I took the CO2 fi re two hands could do precise things with sevextinguisher from its usual place and the eral implements and still prevent me from next time the bat came by I gave it a burst falling into the shrubbery. and, instantly chilled below it’s usual operThen came the waiting for the time when ating temperature, it fell senseless to the one of the shoppers comes home and, apparfloor. I didn’t want to lose his more useful ently filled with its native confidence, it goes services, so I took him outside and made for the entrance to its winter place and finds him comfortable on the grass and watched hardware cloth where the door used to be. until he’d warmed up enough to return Not daunted by this novelty, it went to work with its tiny hands clearing the way, it began to his usual job catching mosquitoes and other unwelcome guests. pulling up on the hardware cloth to loosen I still have a CO2 extinguisher, so now I’m it enough for members of the family slide wondering how I can get a clear shot at my under it and get into the place they once resident chipmunk. called home. This enterprise was at its heart another entry in the endless Darwinian conNicholas Howe is a writer from Jackson. test between the larger and the smaller, the E-mail him at nickhowe@ncia.net. clever and the less clever. I am larger and,


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The moods of Mount Washington 5 finalists of photo contest announced; voting open until Feb. 5

The five finalists. Photographers’ names are withheld so as to not influence voting.

Over 50 entries were received from amateur, semi-pro and professional photographers in a contest in search of “the most magnificent iconic Mount Washington panoramic photo.” The contest, sponsored by The Framed Art Superstore, is offering two awards: the people’s choice award, selected by the public, and a grand prize winner. The grand prize includes valleywide promotion by the Framed Art Superstore; automatic entry into the Photographer of the Year Competition; a free 60-inch-wide, ready-to-hang canvas of their image; an introduction to one of the largest internationally recognized specialty photography agencies; and finally, an invitation to submit their portfolio to be considered for a publishing contract. It’s possible that both awards can be won by the same person. The Framed Art Superstore judges have narrowed the qualifying entries down to five finalists. The public can vote for the people’s choice award at the Framed Art Superstore (across from TD Bank at the south end of North Conway Village) or the Met Coffee House and Art Gallery from Saturday, Jan. 29, through Saturday, Feb. 5, up to 2 p.m. People can also vote on the Framed Art Superstore’s Facebook page, Both the people’s choice award and the grand prize winner will be announced on Saturday, Feb. 5, at a special reception from 6 to 7 p.m. upstairs at the Met, and the finished product will be ready for sale by February vacation. For more information contact the Framed Art Superstore in North Conway at 356-8278.


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Country doctor closes private practice, but love for personalized medicine continues BY TOM EASTMAN THE CONWAY DAILY SUN

FRYEBURG, Maine — After two and a half years on her own, self-described “country” doctor Dr. Mary Nash, 71, is leaving her private practice in the brick building at 44 Portland Street, effective Jan. 31. It's a sad time for her patients, as well as for Dr. Nash. In many ways, her reasons for stepping away from her private practice perhaps offer a statement about the business of medicine these days. see next page

After two and a half years on her own Dr. Mary Nash, 71, is leaving her private practice in the brick building at 44 Portland S effective Jan. 31. (JAMIE GEMMITI PHOTO)

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Bib Name Age Sex Green Yellow Combined H/C Md ________________________________________________________________________________ 191 24 11 100 87 115 112 21 65 38 105 104 101 54 1 42 35 32 195 25 110 108 107 7 2 9 43 194 49 192 10 8 109 12 3 46 45 111 28 5 27 47 83

Cree Eliason Samantha Warren Dee Yeager Diane Barras Rainie F Wiemer Leah Chamberlin Debbie L McAlary Lee-ann Van Atta Julie Gardner Carol A Dunham Desiree Linkel Alissa K Towle Lizz Peacock Brianne O’Donnell Beata A Wiktor Jennifer Cowing Angie M Galvin Brooke A Moyen Luke Heibert Kyle Warren Paul Moline Devin Riley Kevin A Rosenberg Ron E Leonard Charles P O’Brien Art Cunningham Didier Carribou Andrew Peck Tony Scilipoti Patrick Dillon Jim Yeager Dave Folsom Cash C Wiseman Thomas Irving Kim Pike Aaron Kiander Andrew Favreau Jon Berg Peter Eiermann Tim M Ebling John Yates Dave McCallum Charlie L Worcester

32 27 60 32 25 34 45 46 45 51 22 44 38 31 38 40 31 28 31 35 44 33 33 56 30 65 41 40 48 40 60 55 50 51 60 36 43 44 36 46 38 56 51

F 27.75 27.65 55.40 F 30.84 29.66 1:00.50 F 31.90 31.30 1:03.20 F 31.75 33.30 1:05.05 F 34.51 33.99 1:08.50 F 34.57 34.03 1:08.60 F 34.04 35.05 1:09.09 F 36.12 35.68 1:11.80 F 35.60 36.42 1:12.02 F 38.33 36.84 1:15.17 F 37.86 39.02 1:16.88 F 38.54 38.41 1:16.95 F 42.09 41.91 1:24.00 F 47.71 47.74 1:35.45 F 26.25 1:15.43 1:41.68 F 57.12 55.46 1:52.58 F 1:01.57 1:01.20 2:02.77 F 1:04.04 1:03.40 2:07.44 M 24.28 24.05 48.33 M 26.20 26.06 52.26 M 26.54 26.15 52.69 M 27.03 26.38 53.41 M 27.23 26.56 53.79 M 27.22 26.77 53.99 M 28.17 25.85 54.02 M 27.33 26.76 54.09 M 27.43 27.35 54.78 M 27.32 28.13 55.45 M 27.98 27.55 55.53 M 28.25 27.37 55.62 M 27.50 28.24 55.74 M 27.65 28.42 56.07 M 28.12 27.97 56.09 M 27.76 28.34 56.10 M 27.56 28.65 56.21 M 28.77 28.42 57.19 M 29.25 27.99 57.24 M 28.70 28.56 57.26 M 28.75 28.66 57.41 M 30.11 27.58 57.69 M 30.15 28.94 59.09 M 29.31 29.95 59.26 M 31.49 29.91 1:01.40

21.39 32.53 39.55 38.89 50.96 51.22 48.91 58.01 55.73 64.61 65.62 68.59 84.12 108.71 14.83 147.81 169.34 180.14 6.21 14.61 16.10 17.87 18.68 19.07 15.50 19.55 19.99 19.51 22.40 22.30 20.30 20.95 23.01 21.43 20.56 25.85 25.07 25.55 25.77 23.24 29.31 28.22 33.65

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Bib Name Age Sex Green Yellow Combined H/C Md ________________________________________________________________________________ 210 176 174 199 238 143 219 200 257 198 172 180 236 179 229 237 245 204 178 230 197 246 235 208 205 232 177 170 243 209 228 159 258 242 169 218 240 241 125 161 147 247 121

Tracy Hiebert Kelli M MacDonald Beata Wiktor Kathryn Brogan Bethanne Graustien Kristina Stevens Katie Haley Cathy Beety Kate Barringer Judy A Dinan Kamden G Burke Luke Hiebert Brian P Gudolawicz Brent Grygiel Ken Abbott Sean Shannon Jay Baldassarre Andrew Blaisdell Terry MacGillivray Ryan W Dunstan Mark Stevens Timothy W Jackson Matthew Simoneau Nate Butler Steve Walton Paul Moline Doug MacDonald Charlie Craig Jason Grantham Kim Pike Steve Hansen Art W Cunningham Roy Prescott Andrew Grantham Ron E Leonard Scott M Davis Jake Waterhouse Sean Allaire Brian J London Foster A Maxwell John R Connors David E Juhlin Scott K London

39 25 38 31 33 42 29 51 53 50 22 31 24 29 28 27 24 33 48 26 50 28 31 21 52 44 65 52 31 60 60 65 54 29 56 37 29 29 24 23 47 24 22

F F F F F F F F F F M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M

25.21 25.22 25.39 27.61 29.36 30.75 32.49 33.24 39.09 DNF 23.25 24.35 24.88 24.91 24.63 25.07 24.77 24.66 25.34 25.19 25.42 25.58 25.83 26.33 25.91 26.43 27.42 27.16 27.75 27.78 27.79 27.40 28.27 28.87 28.72 28.94 28.83 29.46 29.90 29.43 29.80 29.92 30.39

24.44 24.84 25.06 26.85 28.82 29.89 31.83 32.76 37.41 28.41 22.89 23.80 24.18 24.22 24.56 24.17 24.56 24.95 24.93 25.32 25.28 25.14 25.34 25.20 25.71 25.70 26.12 26.70 26.57 26.77 26.97 27.37 27.79 27.64 28.06 27.97 28.74 28.43 28.23 29.13 29.40 29.38 29.15

49.65 50.06 50.45 54.46 58.18 1:00.64 1:04.32 1:06.00 1:16.50 46.14 48.15 49.06 49.13 49.19 49.24 49.33 49.61 50.27 50.51 50.70 50.72 51.17 51.53 51.62 52.13 53.54 53.86 54.32 54.55 54.76 54.77 56.06 56.51 56.78 56.91 57.57 57.89 58.13 58.56 59.20 59.30 59.54

6.82 8.52 9.25 17.35 25.96 30.64 39.12 43.03 63.51 24.17 0.04 4.02 5.68 5.86 5.98 5.64 6.58 6.11 8.96 8.39 9.38 9.88 10.75 10.14 11.49 12.33 14.16 16.70 16.13 17.00 17.88 17.90 21.46 20.80 22.64 22.25 24.05 24.26 23.38 26.64 28.23 28.41 27.40

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a country doctor.” from preceding page She knows her patients' family Still, don't tell her she's retiring — histories, having given them pershe's just ending the private pracsonal care over the years. “I have tice. treated five generations of one “I can't bear the word ‘retire.’ I Cornish family. The oldest is the will never retire from being a phyrecipient of the town's Boston Post sician. I will retire from running a Cane,” said Nash. business. That's the whole kernel After taking a three-month of this,” said the silver-haired, spir- trip next month to visit one of ited general practitioner in a recent her daughters who runs a vineinterview at The Met Coffeehouse yard in South Africa, she will be in North Conway. “I am getting out looking at her options. of the business of medicine and “I still totally love being a doctor going back to the art of medicine.” and being in medicine. I'm not Her love for medicine and people giving that up — just the business is strong as ever. side. Maybe I'll be at local clinics, “I still consider being a doctor or taking blood pressures at the the greatest gift of my life. But I Gibson Center or the community no longer want to do the business meals programs, or volunteering in side. It's just beating me down — some other capacity. I would like to it wore me out. I just couldn't any do house calls. Who knows — maybe longer be wasting my time paying I'll get a job out of someone readbills, and filling out forms.” ing this interview. I think I'll let it “It's been a fantastic ride, a fansimmer and find out after my trip tastic experience, and it's not over,” what's out there — whatever it is, said the British-born but Irishit will be something that's useful,” blooded doctor, who has been pracsaid the youthful, silver-haired ticing medicine since 1965. grandmother of six, who notes that Her life has been the upcoming trip the embodiment will be her 10th to of being a country South Africa. “I am a bit ambivalent about doctor since gradu••• ating from the Uniit [Obamacare],” she said. “I As she said, she versity of Leeds think it is not a right for every- is here on Earth to medical school in provide medical serone to have health care insur- vices, not to be an England in 1964. She and her then ance, but I do think health care office administrahusband (Dr. Lauand insurance should be available. I do think tor rence Nash) moved expert. She had an that the government is trying office assistant at to Parry Sound, Ontario in 1973. to do too much too quickly. I her private practice Among her patients who helped her with there? “I had [famed think that it should be one on the processing and a state by state basis, because scheduling. hockey star] Bobby Orr's mother as a But there is all one size does not fit all: our patient,” she says the overhead that state [Maine] is not California, goes with running with pride. They moved to or Massachusetts. It’s a very a business, and the Fryeburg in 1975. complex problem and I am not demands of being a Her husband pracdoctor these days. sure this is the way to go.” ticed at Memorial Malpractice Hospital while Mary insurance. Health did volunteer work Management Orgaand also looked after their young nizations (HMOs). Paperwork. It's family: Mac was born in 1966, all become more and more a part Mary-Lou in 1967, Annabel in 1968 of being a doctor — Nash underand Marcus — later a two-time stands that. But she doesn't like it. U.S. Olympic cross-country skier — Having made her decision, she is in 1971. at peace with it. Nash began practicing medicine “I love serving people, but I hate in the western Maine region in 1978 worrying about malpractice insurfor the then new, federally-funded ance and about whether people Sacopee Valley Health Center. She have insurance and all the paperworked at Bridgton Hospital beginwork that goes with that. I don't ning in 1995 until opening her priwant to do that — I'm a doctor: give vate practice in September 2008. me 50 people a day and I will make Now, it's time for a new chapter. the right diagnosis. But don't sit She says she has been helping me down in front of a computer and her 1,000-plus patients to transfer ask me to justify all of this. Insurto other local health-care providers ance companies,” she underscored, by the end of the month. “have taken the joy, the fulfillment, “I made this decision in Novemout of being a doctor. You now have ber, and have told my patients and to justify all this cost-effectiveness; am helping them find new medical telling that this kind of medicine is providers,” she said. “Many have better versus this kind.” cried, telling me I can't do this, She said she has always conthat I have been their doctor for 30 sidered being a doctor a privilege years! And, they're right — they're — and that the doctor/patient relasad due to the longevity of our rela- tionship is one of trust. tionship. One of my patients, for She started her private practice example, cried, saying that when because she wanted to be able to she was 16, I told her she was preg- provide the personalized care that nant. Now she's 50, and she says comes with spending time with the baby she had then has three patients as opposed to moving kids now! She said I had looked them along, one after another, as is after her mom and dad — you know, so common in medicine these days. the things that go along with being see next page


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ing an open mind, although she has concerns, having come from “They come into your office with England and having worked in a problem they have. You focus Canada. Still that nationalized on it, you have a partnership system in England meant that with them. Now, suddenly, you neither she nor her parents had have insurance companies, you to pay for her college education have pharmaceutical companies, — something about which she is paperwork. So, instead of having eternally grateful. the patient being in the middle, “I am a bit ambivalent about it around whom we radiate, you [Obamacare],” she said. “I think it have the insurance company here, is not a right for everyone to have and the doctor here,” she said, health care insurance, but I do gesturing with her hands in front think health care should be availof her chest to strike home her able. I do think that the governpoint, “and the patient ment is trying to do too is up there in the corner much too quickly. I think somewhere. You see it that it should be one on “I am getting out happen — there once state by state basis, of the business of abecause was a time when you one size does not had a family doctor, and medicine and going fit all: our state [Maine] a patient came to see is not California, or Masback to the art of them for help, and you sachusetts. It's a very medicine.” were able to help them.” complex problem and I ••• am not sure this is the Compassionate and full of humor, way to go.” the always gracious Nash is the ••• kind of doctor who not only proThe oldest of 10 in an Irish Cathvides personal care to her patients olic working class family living in — she actually shares her cell phone England, she said her dream had number with them so they can call always been to be a doctor. her with their health concerns. Bucking the norm is nothing new “I have never been detached from to her. my patients. How can I be?” asks “My mother had said don't be Nash. “If you can't see your doctor, ridiculous, become a nurse, and what's the point, right? It's the marry a doctor. No — that's not three A's of medicine for me: availwhat I wanted! I was 14, and I told ability, affability and now affordher I wanted to be a doctor,” said ability.” Nash. Asked about her views on She was one of only seven women Obama Healthcare, Dr. Nash — in a class of 120 when she entered who became an American citizen medical school in 1958. 10 years ago — said she is keepsee next page from preceding page

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those who know her. from preceding page It goes back to her roots. “When I applied, I was inter“Both of my fathers fought at viewed by all men who asked me Dunkirk. My own father was killed why I thought I could be a doctor. in the war [World War II], leaving my I fought the British education mother with three young children. system, I fought being treated as a She married my dad, as I called my poor, working class Irish Catholic second dad, Frank Clarkson, when woman,” she said. I was 9, and they had Overcoming divorce has seven children together. been one of the challenges He gave me everything, “I’m still the inseshe has faced in her life. and as for his work, it cure girl inside with was a question of what In a way, she says, that brought her closer to her the dream of being a didn't he do?” said the patients, who became even Mary deCourcey. doctor. I may not be former more a part of her family, Three of her brothAlbert Schweitzer, or be ers grew up to be docespecially after her children went off to college. curing polio. Whether tors, two other siblings Her personal resolve married doctors. Others it’s volunteering or became engineers, and was further tested in helping with a clinic, I the youngest — a friend September 2004, when she was the victim of think I have something of the poet laureate of a house assault by a England — is publishing in me still to do.” would-be burglar at her a book of poetry. Fryeburg home. “So it's really about Her assailant, David resiliency, isn't it?” she Mair, whose criminal record spanned said, as the interview at The Met 20 years, broke her nose and arm. He ended. was sentenced in 2006 to 18 years in As for what's next? prison for attempted murder, attempted “I'm still the insecure girl inside assault and attempted burglary. with the dream of being a doctor. I The interview this week took place may not be Albert Schweitzer, or be five years to the day of Mair's sencuring polio,” she said as she rose tencing. Nash has moved on, grateto leave. “Whether it's volunteering ful for the support she received. or helping with a clinic, I think I “It was like having your own wake. I have something in me still to do.” will never forget — it was overwhelm••• ing,” said the doctor, who found out just Dr. Nash's patients may phone what she meant to the local community. 452-5600 to obtain their records Her resolve did not surprise after Jan. 31.

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Snow Report: Dreamy skiing and riding BY TOM EASTMAN THE CONWAY DAILY SUN

CONWAY — It’s a great weekend to get out on the slopes and touring trails, with local operators exalting about “dreamy” conditions. Last weekend’s bitter cold is gone, and nothing but fi ne cruising is in store for this fi nal weekend of January. Among the highlights? The New England Sled Dog Club’s annual sled dog races on Lake Chocorua, Jan. 29 and 30. Also, Black Mountain is hosting 15 snow sculpting teams in the New Hampshire-sanctioned Jackson Invitational Competition, Jan. 28 through 30. Cranmore presents Cranapalooza fireworks at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. • BLACK MOUNTAIN (383-4490): Family owned and operated, Black offers affordable skiing and great value with its Family Passport (2 adults, 2 children, 6-17): $99 weekdays, $119 weekends/holidays. On Sundays, Carroll, Coos and Oxford County residents may ski for $10 after 12:30 p.m. Valid ID required. Mondays, full-time local residents may ski or ride for $15. For apres ski, Sara Leketa performs at Lostbo Pub Jan. 29 and Tim Gurshin returns Feb. 5. Black this weekend is offering 38 trails of skiing and riding. • BRETTON WOODS (278-3320): All four terrain parks, all 102 trails and seven lifts are now open. Night skiing is offered Fridays and Saturdays 4 to 8 p.m. Jeremy Dean Band plays at the Slopeside Lounge beginning at 2:30 p.m. Jan. 29. see next page

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Prizes part of home finale for Fryeburg Academy boys' basketball teams FRYEBURG, Maine — Dismayed by low turnout at games this season, Ronald Mallory wants to pack the house Tuesday for the fi nal home games of the season for the Fryeburg Academy boys' JV and varsity basketball teams. The JV game is at 5, and the varsity at 6:30. Mallory, whose grandson plays for both squads, has organized an "It Takes a Village Night" at Fryeburg's Wadsworth Arena to show community support for the players. And he's gotten several businesses on board to help make the night special. Every paid admission will be entered into a drawing for several prizes, including: • Three $50 L.L. Bean gift certificates. • $50 Lowe's gift certificate. • $25 Sherman Farms gift certificate. • One cord of fi rewood for the 201112 season. • $100 savings bond. • $25 gift certificate from Jockey Cap. The drawing for these prizes will be held at halftime. Then after the game, a drawing will be held for a grand prize, which is dinner for two at the Darby Field Inn. Mallory is encouraging people to "grab the family and fi ll the car with friends to make this a special night our senior boys will remember." Fliers are being circulated throughout town, promoting "It Takes a Village Night," and Mallory has plenty of fl iers available for anybody who wants to help get the word out. He can be reached at (603) 733-8462 or (603) 447-3066.

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Looking ahead, Bretton Woods Adaptive and the Omni Mount Washington Resort will host Veterans Appreciation Weekend, Feb. 5 and 6. Disabled veterans from the North Country of New Hampshire and Vermont will received free adaptive ski and winter sports lessons and use of adaptive equipment through the Bretton Woods Adaptive Program. Families of the disabled veterans receiving lessons will receive lessons, free skiing and equipment rental as well. Lunch will also be provided for disabled veterans receiving lessons and their families. Advanced reservations are required for adaptive lessons, family member passes and rentals. Space is limited, so reservations must be made no later than Jan. 31. Please e-mail requests to: info@ brettonwoodsadaptive.org or call 278-3398. Additionally, all veterans will be able to alpine ski, snowboard or cross country ski or snowshoe for free on Feb. 5 and 6 by presenting valid military I.D. at any ticket window (fees apply for rentals and lunch). Standard discounts also apply to family of military with valid I.D. A Color Guard will be presented by the local JROTC at 9 a.m. on Feb. 5. • CANNON (823-7771): With 12 feet of snow this season, including 12 inches in the past 10 days, 100 percent of terrain now open, including Mittersill. Jan. 29: Family Fun Night: Every Saturday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Peabody Base Area. Do the Dew: Mountain Dew Vertical Challenge Feb. 4. Also on the 4th, celebrate at the 2011 snowmakers’-groomers’ toga party, 8 p.m. • CRANMORE (356-5544): Cranmore presents a Cranapalooza Saturday with fi reworks at 7:30 p.m. sponsored by Cabot Cheese. Cranmore’s fi rst Ladies Weekend is Jan. 29 and 30 — it’s a women’s only ski program taught by PSIA-certifi ed

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Returning to Franconia Ridge loop in the winter Hiking –––––

I like returning to certain hiking adventures in the winter, and one is the 8.9 mile Ed Parsons Franconia Ridge loop, considered by many one of the ultimate White Mountain day hikes any time of year. From the Franconia Notch Parkway, it ascends the Old Bridle Path to Greenleaf Hut, catches the Greenleaf Trail to the summit of Mount Lafayette, goes south on the Franconia Ridge Trail over Mount Lincoln to Little Haystack, and down the Falling Waters Trail to the original parking lot. This Wednesday was mostly cloudy with mild temps. A widespread under-cast was forecast for the area, with clouds lifting from the higher summits in the afternoon. A mild northeaster was slowly moving in, possibly bringing in a few more inches of snow very early the next morning. There was no wind. It was another brief lull in the weather, and hard to resist getting out on a substantial trek. I took the northern driving route to Franconia Notch, and as I drove past Bretton Woods, a uniform dark cloud bank rested on the higher western slopes of Mount Washington. Yet a glow of sun peeked out at the summit. It was the only patch of land in the north country in the sun that morning, and must have been spectacular. On the Franconia Ridge that day, the clouds would flirt with lifting, but never did completely, making for some mystical mountain landscapes. Attentive hikers who could get out that day, took advantage of the weather lull, and when I drove into the northbound lane parking lot at Lafayette Place, a little late at 9:30 a.m., a half dozen cars were already there. see HIKING page 24

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The graceful pine marten has a slender body with a long, bushy tail. The tail and the underparts are shaded darker than the brownish back, but the throat area is lighter. This pale, buffy patch extends to the breast. Pictures of marten I have seen are commonly yellowishbrown to dark brown furred, and always seem cuter than their larger cousin, the fi sher. The pelt of the American marten is shiny and luxuriant, resembling that of the closely related sable in Europe. They also have pointy noses, black eyes, and rounded cat-like ears. You would consider them about the size of a small house cat if you ever saw one. Martens have always been considered valuable furbearers, and this may explain their decline in numbers in the Northeast since the turn of the century. My authoritative references say that they are easily trapped, being uncommonly curious, and that there also has been a loss of habitat due to extensive logging and land clearing up there in our north country. Clearcuts may decrease marten populations for up to 15 years, as adequate habitat requires at least pole stage trees and older, denser residual stands left behind for this species. You may not know it, but trapping for the elusive pine marten

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The annual Tamworth Sled Dog Race will be held Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 29 and 30. The race will run on the scenic expanse of Chocorua Lake and its surrounding trails. One of the longest running sprint races in the world, the races will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. Access to the start/fi nish area is from Route 16 adjacent to the lake. Parking will be off the northbound lane. At least 60 sled dog teams from the New England Sled Dog Club will compete in this two-day event. The number of dogs per team varies according to class, which progress from the one-dog juniors to the 14-dog professionals. The biggest teams will compete in the Pinetree Power Classic, starting both days at noon, run-

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asked what he did the day before, and he said both Osceolas from the Kancamagus Highway. “They were in great shape,” he said, meaning the trail. I moved ahead towards the nearby summit of Mount Lafayette, but they were close behind the whole way, and it was like he was pushing me forward. I didn’t linger on top, and moved down the cloudy ridge towards Mount Lincoln. I had pushed again, and in the saddle just below the rise to Mount Lincoln, I sat in the snow for some lunch. It was windless and mild, and in the clouds. I was going to relax an enjoy the mile and a half walk down the ridge. I stood and slowly climbed to the top of Lincoln, where I walked into bright sunlight. I was right at the turbulent line between clouds below and blue sky above. It was like being on a ship in a gentle storm, as silent clouds billowed over the summit, then cleared

away, allowing full sunlight. I lingered, wanting to see if a white Mount Lafayette would appear to the north, but it didn’t, and I turned and moved down the ridge past haunting rock formations and a steep drop-off on the west side. Finally, I walked out to the low summit of Little Haystack, and walked down into the conifer forest on the Falling Waters Trail. There were a couple inches of new snow on top of the packed trail, and whenever I could, I sat and slid down the trail, easily controlling my slide in the soft snow. Lower down, the big waterfalls on Dry Brook were covered in deep snow, but you could hear the water cascading beneath them. Finally, I reconnected with the Bridle Path and walked out to my car. By then, the sky had fi lled in with uniform dark clouds again, and I felt grateful to have climbed up to meet the sun.

Ed Hawkins climbing Mount Lafayette. (ED PARSONS PHOTO)

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Church Location 2905 White Mtn. Hwy. North Conway, NH 603-356-2535

FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST CONGREGATIONAL WORSHIP SERVICE & SUNDAY SCHOOL 10:00 AM FELLOWSHIP HOUR FOLLOWS... ALL WELCOME! CHILDCARE PROVIDED WEDNESDAY MORNING COMMUNION SERVICE 8:00 AM

Since 1879 at 12 Oxford St. (behind Norway Savings Bank) FryeburgNewChurch.org • 207-935-3413 Sunday Schoolat9:00 a.m . Fam ily W orship Service 10:00 a.m .(child-ca re provided)

W e a re notm a de ha ppy by the tru e things w e believe from ou r fa ith,bu tby the goodness tha tcom es from ou r fa ith.

Pastor: Rev. Gilman E. Healy

Sermon:

“Climbing to Joy”

~ E m anuelSw edenborg Pastor: Rev. Sage Currie Choir Director: Greg Huang-Dale • Organist: Jed Wilson

Favorite Organ Hymn:

Spirit, Spirit of Gentleness (TUNE: SPIRIT) Organist: Floyd W. Corson Choral Director: Richard P. Goss III 2521 Main St., No. Conway • 356-2324 firstchurchnc@firstbridge.net

Jackson Community Church United Church of Christ

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church Route 5, Fryeburg, Maine

Jackson Village, New Hampshire

MINISTER OF MUSIC

All are welcome to attend

Judy Herrick

Thursday: Adoration 5:30pm; Mass 6:30pm

Please come and join us for a Church 603-383-6187 welcoming and uplifting worship service on Sunday mornings In the heart of 10:30am Jackson Village Followed by Fellowship Hour

The Conway Village Congregational Church United Church of Christ

Rev. Martell Spagnolo Roger Miklos, Minister of Music

“The Brown Church” Welcomes You! Worship Services & Sunday School 10 am • Child Care

Sermon Title: “Will the real Uriah Heep ‘umbly Stand!” This week’s readings include: Psalm 15; Micah 6:1-8; Matthew 5:1-12 132 Main Street, Conway, NH 03818 603-447-3851• www.thebrownchurch.org

Sunday Mass 8:00am Eucharistic Ministry for the Homebound 207-697-3438 Religious Education & Youth Ministry 207-697-2277 Rev. Joseph Koury 207-647-2334

River Church

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Reverend Pojen Lee

Sunday Celebration Service 10am Wednesday Evening Service 6:30pm

Thursdays: Symphony of Prayer— 7pm at the church Breadbasket Food Pantry: Second & Third Tuesday of every month from 4-6pm and by app’t at 447-6633. Children’s Ministries available during Sunday morning service.

Rev. Henry Snyder, Pastor

Please join us!

2600 East Main St., Ctr. Conway, NH • 603-447-6686 Across from McSherry’s Nursery

bartlettchurch.net Bartlett Union Congregational Church Albany Ave/Bear Notch at US 302 Phone: 603-374-2795

EVERY SUNDAY Upbeat Sermons packed with humor and lifeaffirming help to live your life to the fullest Music you’ll be humming all week Laughter to lift your soul

10 a.m. Worship and Children Activities Ellen Hayes, music ministry

YOU’RE WELCOME HERE No Matter Who You Are or Where You Are On Your Life Journey

The Valley Christian Church A Bible Based Church

SUNDAYS 8:45 am- Sunday School for all ages 10:00 am- Morning Worship (Jr Church after praise & worship) Nursery available

• Mon. nights- Men’s Bible Study 6:30 pm. • Wed. nights- Women’s Bible Study & Fellowship 6:30 pm. • Thur. nights- Most Excellent Way for those with addictions 6:30 pm Come join us as we worship Jesus the Christ! 230 E. Conway Rd. Located in front of Abbott’s Dairy 603-356-2730 • www.vcc4jesus.org


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Freedom Food Pantry Donation

East Fryeburg Church of Christ (Bible Only) Route 302, East Fryeburg (207) 935-4337

SERVICES: Sunday: 9:30 AM - Bible School 10:30 AM - Church Wednesday Nights 6 PM - Bible Prayer Meeting

Baha’i Faith Religion, is not a series of beliefs, a set of customs; religion is the teachings of the Lord God, teachings which constitute the very life of humankind, which urge high thoughts upon the mind, refine the character, and lay the groundwork for man’s everlasting honor. - Baha’i Scripture

1-800-22-UNITE, (207)935-1005, (603)447-5654

First Congregational Church of Ossipee 8:45 & 10:30 am - Contemporary Worship Service Christ-centered, Biblical teaching Visit www.firstossipee.org for more info.

50 Rt 16B, Center Ossipee • (603) 539-6003

Mt. Washington Valley Jewish Community Chavurat HeHarim * Fellowship in the Mountains Accepting a generous donation for the Freedom Food Pantry recently from the Carroll Masonic Lodge 57 is Emery Stokes, pantry emergency contact, on left. Presenting check is, in center, Barry Rollins, Lodge master and Henry Granahan, Lodge treasurer, on right.

We have a worship service the 3rd Friday night of each month. We usually gather the last weekend for a Shabbat potluck. Inquire about children’s and adult ed. For info call (603)694-3058

Unitarian Universalist

TAM W ORTH C ON GRE GATION AL C H URC H

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W eekly Sun day W orship at6 pm

“A Welcoming Congregation”

Su n d ay,Jan .30

Sunday, January 30:

M essage: “Settled ”

“Come Anyway,” Rev. Mary Edes

Rev.D r.D avid K em per

Sunday Service 10am • Religious Education at 10am Nursery Care for Infants and Toddlers The Reverend Mary Giles Edes, Minister • 603.323.8585 30 Tamworth Rd, Tamworth • www.uufes.org

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28 Cleveland H illRoad,Tam w orth Village United Church ofChrist • w w w.tam w orthcc.org

Saint Andrew’s-in-the-Valley The Episcopal Church of Tamworth & The Ossipee Valley

Sunday Worship 9am An open and inclusive community Welcoming all Handicap accessible One service at 9 am followed by brunch and Annual meeting, All are Welcome. 678 Whittier Rd. (Old Rte. 25) The Rev. Heidi Frantz-Dale, Rector

Tamworth Phone 323-8515

You Are Invited FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST 35 Portland Street • Fryeburg, Maine Sunday Service & Sunday School~ 10:00 am Wednesday Meeting~ 7:30pm Childcare provided for each service

First Baptist Church Sunday Services Sunday School...................................9:30 A.M. Morning Worship.............................10:45 A.M. Evening Service..................................6:30 P.M.

Wednesday

Faith Bible Church Independent * Non-Denominational

Prayer, Praise, and Bible Study..........6:30 P.M.

Location: Main Street, North Conway Village across from the North Conway Scenic Railroad.

— Independent, Fundamental — Church: (603) 356-6066 • Rev. Laurence Brown firstbaptistnorthconway.org When in North Conway Village, listen to our broadcast ministry at 91.1 FM

Fryeburg Assembly of God Fryeburg, Maine Services: Sunday 10 am & 6 pm Wednesday Evening: 6 pm

Pastor Jim Warnock

207-935-3129

Meets each Sunday at 10:00 am

Located at Rt 16A and Dundee Road in Intervale Pastor Bob Novak • 383-8981 • Nursery Provided

Holy Epiphany Liberal Catholic Church 15 Washington St, Conway, NH (The Echo Building)

Mass: Monday to Friday 9:00am Sundays 11:00 am

located on 8 Drift Road, just behind Main Street Mobil Station

Bp. Jason Sanderson, Pastor • (603)-733-6000

CHOCORUA COMMUNITY CHURCH

GLEN COMMUNITY BAPTIST CHURCH

10 am Worship & Sunday School Sledding Party next Sunday 11:30 am

“LIVING A BLESSED LIFE” Rev. Kent Schneider, 662-6046

“You Are Welcome!”

“That in all things Jesus Christ might have the pre-eminence”

Located on Route 113, east of Route 16 www.chocoruachurch.org

Route 302, PO Box 279, Glen, NH 03838 gcbc9@yahoo.com

Jesus Is Coming Again. Are You Ready? Acts 4:12 Rev. William B. Rose, Jr.

SUNDAY: 9:45am Sunday School 11:00am Morning Worship 7:00pm Evening Service WEDNESDAY 7:00pm Prayer Meeting


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Today is Saturday, Jan. 29, the 29th day of 2011. There are 336 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 29, 1861, Kansas became the 34th state of the Union. On this date: In 1820, Britain’s King George III died at Windsor Castle. In 1845, Edgar Allan Poe’s poem “The Raven” was first published in the New York Evening Mirror. In 1856, Britain’s Queen Victoria introduced the Victoria Cross to reward military acts of valor during the Crimean War. In 1919, the ratification of the 18th Amendment to the Constitution, which launched Prohibition, was certified by Acting Secretary of State Frank L. Polk. In 1929, The Seeing Eye, a New Jerseybased school which trains guide dogs to assist the blind, was incorporated by Dorothy Harrison Eustis and Morris Frank. In 1963, the first members of pro football’s Hall of Fame were named in Canton, Ohio. Poet Robert Frost died in Boston at age 88. In 1979, President Jimmy Carter formally welcomed Chinese Vice Premier Deng Xiaoping to the White House, following the establishment of diplomatic relations. In 1998, a bomb rocked an abortion clinic in Birmingham, Ala., killing security guard Robert Sanderson and critically injuring nurse Emily Lyons. (The bomber, Eric Rudolph, was captured in May 2003 and is serving a life sentence.) One year ago: In a remarkably sharp face-to-face confrontation in Baltimore, President Barack Obama chastised Republican lawmakers for opposing him on taxes, health care and the economic stimulus, while they accused him in turn of brushing off their ideas and driving up the national debt. Today’s Birthdays: Actor Noel Harrison is 77. Author Germaine Greer is 72. Actress Katharine Ross is 71. Actor Tom Selleck is 66. Rhythm-and-blues singer Bettye LaVette is 65. Actor Marc Singer is 63. Actress Ann Jillian is 61. Rock musician Tommy Ramone (Ramones) is 59. Rock musician Louie Perez (Los Lobos) is 58. Rhythm-and-blues/funk singer Charlie Wilson is 58. Talk show host Oprah Winfrey is 57. Country singer Irlene Mandrell is 55. Actress Diane Delano is 54. Actress Judy Norton Taylor (“The Waltons”) is 53. Rock musician Johnny Spampinato (NRBQ) is 52. Olympic gold-medal diver Greg Louganis is 51. Rock musician David Baynton-Power (James) is 50. Rock musician Eddie Jackson (Queensryche) is 50. Actor Nicholas Turturro is 49. Rock singermusician Roddy Frame (Aztec Camera) is 47. Actor-director Edward Burns is 43. Actress Heather Graham is 41. Actor Sharif Atkins is 36. Actress Sara Gilbert is 36. Actor Sam Jaeger (TV: “Parenthood”) is 34. Actor Andrew Keegan is 32. Actor Jason James Richter is 31.

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Animals

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ADVANCED WALK IN CLASS

Want to continue training all the basic skills but with higher levels of difficulty? This is the class for you! Call 207-642-3693 or go to www.TellingTailsTraining.com for more information.

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ANIMAL Rescue League o f NH-North is scheduling monthly low cost spay/ neuter clinics for both cats and dogs. Call (603)447-1830 for infor mation and to schedule.

First Saturday of each month for low inco me families. Please call Harvest Hills Ani mal Shelter, between 10-3 Tues thru Friday 207-935-4358.

Beginner and Just for Fun classes starting February 21st. For info go to www.TellingTailsTraining.com or call 207-642-3693. AKC English Labrador puppies black. Extre mely blocky, cha mpion bloodlines, deposit will h o l d $ 8 0 0 www.illusionfarm.com (207)935-3197. AKC Registered Cha mpion sired female black labrador retriever for sale, 11 months old, ready to go, very sweet and loving, looking for a fa mily. Contact Sandra (207)627-6936. AKC Shetland Sheepdog puppies (Shelties) sables and tri-colors, ho me raised, champion sired $800 www.illusionfarm.com (207)935-3197. ANIMAL Rescue League of NHNorth- Cats, kittens, dogs, and pups looking for a second chance. 603-447-5955 conwayshelter.org.

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Provides in-ho me pet care in the Conways, Ta mworth, Albany, Madison, Eaton, Freedo m and Fryeburg, ME. Insured and bonded. Call Auntie Mary at 986-6192 or 447-3556. BLACK and Yellow lab puppies due March 3rd, Champion sired, will be ready to go ho me 1st week of May. Call Sandra www.classicretrievers.com (207)627-6936.

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603-356-9058 603-726-6897 Licensed and Insured MasterCard/Visa Accepted

LEGACY PAINTING and Remodeling Where Quality Prevails. Interior/Exterior. Fully Insured. Reasonable Rates. Cell 662-9292 HANIBAL

CLEANING

Tim DiPietro

HARVEST Hills Animal Shelter, 5 miles east of Fryeburg, 1389 Bridgton Rd. Rte.302. 207-935-4358. 30 loving dogs and kittens and cats available. All inoculations, neutered. 10am-6pm, Mon. & Fri., 10am-3pm, Tue., Wed., Sat., Sun., closed Thursdays. HARVEST Hills Thrift Shop. Open daily, closed Thursday, new hours. 10am-3pm.

DO YOU NEED FINANCIA L HELP spaying and altering your dog or cat? 603-224-1361, before 2pm.

LABRADOR pups AKC. Extraordinary litter with outstanding pedigrees. All you want in a Lab! Great te mperaments. (603)664-2828.

PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY

GRANITE COUNTERS A QUALITY JOB AT A QUALITY PRICE

QUICKBOOKS Certified Pro Advisor

Karen Stancik, MBA

603-662-8447

603-986-0035 • North Conway Bookkeeping, Benefits Admin. Payroll, Marketing/Advertising

THINK SNOW!

Damon’s Tree Removal

Quality Marble & Granite

Hurd Contractors

Residential Electrical Specialist • Licensed • Fully Insured

DOGGIE PLAYGROUP

BOER Goats yearling doe will kid end of January $200. 2 Spring does $100/each (207)935-3197.

ARTIE’S ELECTRIC

Est. 1980 - Fully Insured

AND MORE!

DACHSHUNDS puppies health and te mperament guaranteed. $400. (603)539-1603.

Reasonable Rates

ROOF SHOVELING General Snow Removal / Plowing Insured • Highly Recommended

AUNTIE CINDY'S ALBANY PET CARE

Newly remodeled salon and pet care center. Groo ming, daycare and doggie bed and breakfast in a fun, clean, happy environment at prices you can afford. Call Auntie Cindy @ 447-5614.

Local Area Plowing, Sanding, Roof Shoveling, Cottage Checks CRESTWOOD PROP. MGT. Freedom • 866-599-2715

Crawford P. Butler

Cats Only Neuter Clinic

Roofing • Siding • Flooring

Roofing MW Valley since 1984 North Conway 447-3011

ROOF SHOVELING FULLY INSURED (603) 356-9968

Anmar PLASTERING

Quality & Service Since 1976

603-356-6889

Difficult Removals • Pruning Chipping • Stump Grinding

Steven Gagne ELECTRIC

603-447-3375 Residential & Commercial Insured • Master #12756

Paul Butters Ctr. Conway •

Roofing, Siding & Windows Call Dwight & Sons 603-356-8231 “We do it right the first time!”

DUVAL ELECTRICAL Contractor Generator Hookups New Homes Remodeling

Pop’s Painting

Conway Office 603-493-7527 Dave Duval

EAST BRANCH TIMBERWORKS

Commercial & Residential Fully Insured Call Carl & Dixie at 447-3711

RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL MASTER LICENSE - INSURED

603-447-6643

Tree Removal • Bucket Truck • Crane Removal

603-356-2248

www.popspaintingnh.com

603-356-9255

Damon’s Snow Removal

ROGER MIKLOS

FIRST RESPONSE

Painting & Wallpaper

Plumbing & Heating LLC

RODD

For your residential & light commercial needs • Plowing • Roofs • Etc. Now quoting 2010-2011 winter season MC/VISA accepted

Call Damon’s Tree Removal 603-662-3445 • 603-447-4336

10% OFF Labor thru 4/30/11 Free Est. • Insured • Horsehair Plaster Repair

603-986-1153

LLC

Credit Cards Accepted, Licensed, Insured, Background Checked

603-662-8687

ROOFING “Servicing the Area for 80 Years” Specialized Roofing System www.roddroffing.com • 1-800-331-7663

Autos 1999 Volvo, Cross Country Wagon. AWD, leather, new state inspection. $3995. (603)356-9500, (603)662-8312.

NEW! THE DOG WASH WAGGIN! A full-service mobile grooming salon. Easy, convenient, time-saving! Call 603-651-9016.

2000 Ford Escort. Auto, new state inspection. $1800. (603)356-9500, (603)662-8312.

...ONE DOG AT A TIME Obedience training and problem solving. Call Dave @ 986-6803 PAPILLON mix male- 8 months old $250. Chihuahua fe male 7 months $350. Both 4lbs. (603)752-1754. POMERANIAN puppies, ready March. 3 fe males, black, white and brown. AKC shots $750/each (603)730-2298 Sharon. SENEGAL parrots, pair, $250. AFrican gray $650. Includes cages (603)752-1754. TICA Siberian kittens, hypo-allergenic, dog like personalities, vet checked, vaccinated $800 www.illusionfarm.com. (207)935-3197.

Announcement LOCAL ARTIST! Interested in displaying your work? Call 356-8790 or 662-5412. Ask for Bill or Andrea for details. PRAYER TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN (Not known to fail) O most beautiful flower of Mount Carmel, fruitful vine, splendor of Heaven, Blessed Mother of the Son of God. Im maculate Virgin, assist me in my necessity. O Star of the Sea, help me and show me here you are my mother. O Holy Mary, Mother of God, Queen of Heaven and Earth, I humbly beseech you from the bottom of my heart to succor me in my necessity (make request). There are none that can withstand your power. O Mary conceived without sin pray for us who have recourse to thee (3 times). Holy Mary, I place this cause in your hands (3 times). Say this prayer for 3 consecutive days and then you must publish and it will be granted to you.

S.

Auditions Acapella Praise Group

Commercial, Residential, Industrial

603-356-6667 • 800-564-5527

Low Cost Spay/ Neuter Cats & dogs Rozzie May Ani mal Alliance 603-447-1373

Looking to start a praise ministry to travel around the valley bring the “Good News” in song and praise. Alto, Tenor, Bass needed. Pray 1st, call second! 651-9491.

Auctions ON Saturday, Jan 29th 4p m Huge auction of antiques, furniture, art, carpets, vintage toys and estate pieces at Gary Wallace Auctioneers- Rt16 Ossipee, NH. preview 4p m, see www.wallaceauctions.com for details- over 400 ite ms offered. lic #2735- tel 603-539-5276 severe weather sale goes to 2/54pm.

Autos 1990 Honda Civic. Standard, red, great condition $700/obo. (603)986-8870. 1996 Chevy Cavalier, 4 cyl, 4 door, very clean, runs very well. $700. Call (603)447-9126. 1996 F-250 Econoline work van. Runs on gas/ propane, white, 89k, $2800. Nick (603)986-9388. 1997 Nissan Maxi ma. Auto, loaded new state inspection. $2700. (603)356-9500, (603)662-8312. 1997 Ram P.U. 1500, 5.9L, 4 wd, 154,000 mi, $1500. (603)986-6702. 1999 Saturn 4 door, 5 speed , low miles, new state inspection, $2000. (603)356-9500, (603)662-8312.

2000 Nissan Sentra 4 door auto, loaded, new state inspection, $2800. (603)356-9500, (603)662-8312. 2001 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT, ex tended cab, 4x4, 85000 miles, well maintained, clean in and out. Spray on bedliner and custom fiberglass cap. KBB $11,750/bo. Please call 986-0295, Larry. 2001 Pontiac Montana Minivan. White, 7 passenger, loaded, 136k. $2450. Nick (603)986-9388. 2002 Dodge 1500 conversion van. TV, DVD player, runs & drives excellent. New state inspection. $3995. (603)356-9500, (603)662-8312. 2002 Dodge Intrepid SE- 96k, 6 cyl, all power options, white, $1900. Nick (603)986-9388. 2002 Dodge Stratus- 124k, 4 cyl, all power options, dark blue, $2100. Nick (603)986-9388. 2002 Ford Taurus, white, auto, 6 cyl. Auto windows, CD, 4D, AC, 140k, $3000/obo. Call (603)356-6000 days. 2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS. 2.0, automatic, 74k miles, excellent shape. $5995. (603)986-1732, Frank. 2003 Chevy Trailblazer, 4/WD, auto, 6 cyl, 4 door, green. Books $9900, asking $9000. (603)939-2013 after 5pm. 2004 Dodge Stratus SE. 6 cyl, all power options, silver, $2450. Nick (603)986-9388. 2004 Nissan Quest 7 passenger minivan. 2 DVD’s, leather, navigation. FMI call Nick (603)986-9388. AUTO WAREHOUSE Auto Sales & Repair Eastern Spaces Warehouse East Conway Road Hermansonsautowarehouse.com 05 Chrysler Pacifica AWD, 6cyl, auto. Silver ..........................$6,900 03 Honda Civic, 4cyl, auto, 2dr, black....................................$3,950 03 Saturn Vue 4cyl, 5spd, silver... ............................................$4,750 03 Subaru Legacy O/B AWD, 4 cyl, 5 spd, green..................$5,900 02 Chevy Avalanche, 4x4, 8cyl, auto, black...........................$9,900 02 Chevy Impala, 6cyl, auto, white....................................$4,500 02 Dodge Durango 4x4, 8cyl, auto, red..............................$5,900 02 GMC Envoy 4x4, 6cyl, auto, silver .......................................$5,900 02 Jeep Gr Cherokee, 4x4, 6cyl, auto, maroon .......................$6,250 02 VW Jetta, 4cyl, auto, silver ...... ............................................$4,900 02 VW Passat SW, 4cyl, auto, black....................................$5,450 01 Chevy Impala 6cyl, auto, red... ............................................$4,900 01 Dodge Dakota 4x4, 8cyl, auto, 4dr, maroon.........................$5,900 01 Dodge Stratus, 4cyl, auto silver .......................................$3,950 01 Dodge Stratus R/T, 6cyl, 5spd, silver....................................$5,250 01 Honda Accord 4cyl, 5spd, 2dr. Black ...................................$4,950 01 Jeep Gr Cherokee, 4x4, 8cyl, auto, silver...........................$5,900 01 Jeep Gr Cherokee, 4x4, 6cyl, auto, blue.............................$5,750 00 Chevy Suburban 4x4, 8cyl, auto. Gray ...........................$5,500 00 Jeep Gr. Cherokee, 4x4, 6cyl, auto, gray............................$6,250 99 Chevy Tahoe, 4x4, 8cyl, auto, blue......................................$4,500 99 Dodge Durango, 4x4, 8cyl, auto, pewter ........................$5,250 99 Jeep Gr Cherokee, 4x4, 6cyl, auto, charcoal .....................$4,900 99 Jeep Gr Cherokee, 4x4, 8cyl, auto, pewter ........................$4,900 Our vehicles are guaranteed to pass inspection and come with a 30 day mechanical warranty. In house financing with 50% down payment. Please call John or Michael at 356-5117.

RICKER Auto Salvage- Buying complete junk vehicles and light iron over the scale. Buying aluminum, brass, copper, lead radiators. 323-7363.


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Autos

For Rent

BUYING junk cars and trucks ME & NH. Call for price. Martin Towing. (603)305-4504. I buy cars, trucks, SUV, foreign or domestic. 2000 or newer. No junk. Call (603)387-7766.

Child Care EFFINGHAM Daycare in business for 20 years has 2 openings, lots of TLC, playtime and learning. Meals and snacks included. Title 20 accepted. Call Elaine FMI (603)539-7574.

LILY BEE DAYCARE ACADEMY in Fryeburg has openings for ages 6 weeks to 12 years old. We’re open on snow days and most holidays. After school also provided, meals included, great rates. All staff CPR certified. RN owned and operated. Call (207)890-5745.

We have the rental property you are looking for! Look at our full page ad in the real estate section for listings.

3 BEDROOM TOWNHOUSE North Conway, spacious 1,300 sq. ft. Beautiful location, washer/dryer, yard and patio. Rent at $975/month. Call Jan 356-6321 x6430 or Sheila x6469.

SMALL FRYE ACADEMY Small Frye Academy, LLC, Preschool and quality Childcare in Fryeburg, ME, has immediate limited openings. Call Kelly (207)935-2351. STEPHANIE'S child Care Licensed in-home daycare now has openings (603)539-6230 or visit Stephanieschildcare.com. TWO immediate openings. Monday- Friday. Fryeburg. CNA certified. Extended hours/ days by appointment. Vicky (207)344-4205.

Crafts CONWAY INDOOR GROUP MALL The best hidden treasures in the valley. Books! Furniture! Collectibles! Jewelry! New Children’s clothing dept, Men’s and Women’s fashions, lay-a-way, space available for you to rent. Something for everyone. 1 mile south of the Kanc, next to Produce Depot. (603)515-6056.

Entertainment BOOK your exotic dancers for your super bowl party now and save $25. Call (603)236-9488.

For Rent 2-4 bedroom long term and seasonal. Starting at $750 call 603-383-8000, anne@fgpm.com. Are you looking for an apartment in the Wolfeboro, Ossipee, Tamworth, Effingham , or Wakefield area? We’ve got the largest selection around of apartments ranging from basic Studios starting at $450/mo to Luxury Townhouses for $895/mo. Looking for something in-between? We’ve also got 1 and 2 BR apartments ranging from $495-$715/mo, as well as mobile homes. Something sure to fit your needs and your budget. We offer short term or long term rentals. No pets please! Contact us Mon.-Fri. 9-5 (603)539-5577 ducoproperties@myfairpoint.net

ARTIST Brook Condominium, 4 bedroom, 2 bath townhouse 1500 sq.ft, fireplace, no pets, electric heat. $775/mo. (603)423-0313 ext. 3701. bfortin@citysidecorp.com ATTITASH studio apt. Heated pool, hot tub, cable TV, snow removal, trash all included. No pets, no smokers. (603)356-2203. BARTLETT- Glen- Very nice 2 BR/ 2 BA riverside contemporary condo. $950/mo + utilities. No pets/ smoke, credit check. Alex Drummond RE/MAX Presidential 603-356-9444. HEATED- 3 bedroom, spacious, sunny, w/d hookups, no pets, no smoking, 2nd floor. Security, references, $750/mo. Berlin. (603)343-7912.

CENTER Conway motel rooms. Fridge, microwave, cable TV, Wi-Fi, $160/wk. (603)447-3720. CHOCORUA- 1 room efficiency apt. 1 bath, no smoking 6 or 12 month lease. $350/mo plus security deposit references & credit check. Includes trash pickup, plowing and ample parking. 603-960-0280. CHOCORUA- 2 bdrm, 1 bath cottage. 6 or 12 month lease. Small dog considered with pet deposit. No smoking. $670/mo plus security deposit, references and credit check. Includes trash pick-up, plowing and ample parking. 603-960-0280.

CONWAY 1 BEDROOM 2nd floor, $500/mo. Includes plowing. Nice big yard, freshly painted. (603)662-8987.

CONWAY 2 BEDROOM 1st floor, $725/mo. Includes heat & plowing. Security, lease, no smoking or pets (603)447-6033.

CONWAY STUDIO $475/mo. Includes heat, plowing & trash. Security, lease, no smoking or pets (603)447-6033. CONWAY Village. One bedroom apartment. Private entrance. $775/mo incl. heating, plowing and off street parking. No pets. References required. Call 1-888-445-5372. CONWAY: West Side Rd, large, sunny 1 bedroom first floor apartment. Freshly painted new LR carpet. $600/mo includes plowing, trash removal, parking. Security, lease, references. No smoking. Small pets considered. Email: needhamsnh@gmail.com for pictures. (603)662-6862. CTR CONWAY- heat, elec, cable (basic), internet, water, sewer, plowing included 1 bdr and 2 bdr apts available, huge backyard, plenty of parking. Call for price, availability. 603-452-5175. EFFINGHAM: Ryefield 1 & 2 BR apts. Open concept starting at $655/mo heat incl. No Pets. (603)539-5577.

For Rent

For Rent

For Rent-Vacation

For Sale

FRYEBURG, NH/ Maine line, excellent location. Mountain views, 1 bedroom, cable and Internet provided. $495/mo. No pets. (207)415-1444, (207)256-8060.

1 bedroom- North Conway Village, available February, sunny, convenient to stores, w/d available, year lease, references, non-smoking, no pets; Rents $550. Call Jan 356-6321 x6430 or Sheila x6469.

Glen/ Linderhof 2 bedroom w/d condo. Surrounded by mountains. Nightly, weekly, monthly rates. 603-733-7511. Visit: rwnpropertyservices.com for pic.

Cash discount, senior citizen discount, prompt deliveries, pre-buy programs. 539-8332.

GLEN- 1 bedroom apt, $425/mo plus utilities, no pets, includes snow removal. Call 986-6451.

GLEN- LINDERHOFF Renovated 2 br + loft condo. W/D, FP, views. Furnished, $800/mo + utils 6 mo lease. No pets. Mary, Coldwell Banker Wright Realty 603-662-8540. GORHAM, NH Furnished (optional) 1 bedroom $650/mo, heat and hot water included. 2 bedroom avail. February. Security deposit and references required. 1(800)944-2038. HEATED- 2 bedroom, spacious, sunny, w/d hookups, no pets, no smoking, 1st floor. Security, references, $665/mo. Available 3/1/11. Berlin. (603)343-7912. 1 bedroom townhouse Inter vale. Yard, deck, 2 stories $650/month (603)367-4356 INTERVALE 3 bedroom apt. Snow plowing and water included. Sun deck. No smokers, no cats. May consider small dog. $755/mo. plus utilities (603)356-2203. INTERVALE– 3 br, 2 ba $1350.00 includes heat. Carriage House with fireplace, garage, views call or 603-383-8000 or anne@fgpm.com. INTERVALE private rooms: 1-2 beds, TV, fridge, Internet, utilities. Kitchen, phones, computers, laundry. $150-$175/wk (603)383-9779. JACKSON– 3 br, 2 ba, hardwood floors, $950.00 per month, oil heat, call or 603-383-8000 or anne@fgpm.com. JACKSON- 800 s.f. apartment w/d connection. Heat, hot water, and plowing included $770/mo. 781-910-8407. MILLBROOK Meadows, Kearsarge. 2 B+ unit (1,152 sq.ft.) w/ 1.5 baths, 2 levels, private porch. Conveniently located to N Conway Village. Common picnic & brookside areas. $875/mo. Theresa 986-5286. MADISON 2 bedroom 1 bath mobile home, unfurnished, 1 year lease, $725/mo. plus utilities. Security deposit and credit check. Pets considered. Rich Johnson, Select RE (603)447-3813.

NORTH Conway Village- Furnished 3 BR, 1 BA home, walking distance to the Village and seconds to Cranmore. Available Jan thru March, $1000/mo + utils. Alex Drummond, RE/MAX Presidential, 603-356-9444 x240. 3 bdrm apt. and 2 bdrm apt. 20 min. to North Conway, $550-$600/mo. plus deposit. Call after 6pm. No pets. (207)697-2123. NORTH Conway- 1 bedroom, w/d, close to center, furnished, $700/mo plus utilities. (781)640-9421. NORTH CONWAY- 3 bedroom, 2 bath, townhouse with full walk out basement, fireplace, pool, tennis, available immediately, $900/mo plus utilities, Call Jim Drummond, Remax Presidential 986-8060. NORTH Conway- Completely renovated 1 bdrm apt. W/d, plenty of parking, nonsmoking, Reference required $795/mo. plus utilities. (781)953-9693. NORTH Conway- Large 2 bedrooms; Attractive, beautiful location, deck, w/w carpet, washer/dryer available, no pets, 940sf Rent $775. Call Sheila 356-6321 x6469, Jan ext 6430. OSSIPEE1 bedroom apt. Private entrance & parking, storage space. Includes heat, cable, plowing. $650/mo. Security deposit. No smoking, no pets. (603)539-4512. Leave message. OSSIPEE: 2 BR basement apt $550/mo includes snow & trash removal, no other utilities included. Contact Chelsi @ (603)569-3330 Chelsi@GoodLifeNH.com OSSIPEE: 3 BR second floor apt $750/mo includes snow & trash removal, no other utilities included. Contact Chelsi @ (603)569-3330 Chelsi@GoodLifeNH.com STOW, ME- 5 bedroom house with barn & garage. $1200/mo. Security deposit. Call after 6pm (207)697-2123.

MADISON- 4 bedroom, 2 bath home, woodstove, forced hot air by propane. $1100/mo plus security. (617)908-2588.

TAMWORTH- 2 bedroom mobile home on private lot. $575/mo. (603)323-8578.

MADISON: Lovely 3 bdrm home close to Silver Lake with FHW heat and full basement. $1200/mo. Call Margie at Re/Max Presidential (603)520-0718. NO. Conway 2bed/ 2 bath furnished end unit at Northbrook $950/mo + utils. Call Jeana at Re/Max Presidential 520-1793 or jeana@mwvhomes.com.

FRYEBURG very nice 2/ 3 bed room mobile, large kitchen, bath, 2 car garage, fireplace. Security, $875/mo plus (207)935-3241.

NO. Conway, Kearsarge Rd., 1 bedroom w/ deck, propane heat. No smoking/ pets. Laundry on property. S.D. & ref. required. $600/month. Call (603)356-2514.

FRYEBURG- 1 bedroom close to town, $600/mo includes heat, plowing and trash. No pets. (207)935-4280.

NORTH Conway 1 bdrm apt. Nice neighborhood. No smoking, small pets considered. $550/mo plus utilities & security. (508)776-3717.

FRYEBURG: Apt for rent February 1st. No pets or smokers. (240)899-1128.

NORTH Conway Village- 1 bdrm apt., 2nd floor. $600/mo plus utilities, security deposit & references. 387-8014.

2 bedroom mobile home. Rt.16 Madison. Plowing & trash included. $600/mo. + sec. dep. (603)447-6524, (603)986-4061.

FRYEBURG In-town- large 2/3 bedroom apartments. 2nd floor has large studio. Good references, security deposit. $750+. 207-935-3241.

FRYEBURG/ Stow line: 2 bdrm mobile home on private wooded lot. Good sized bedrooms, new carpet. Avail. Feb. 1st. Pet okay, $600/mo. 1st & last required. (207)890-7692.

NORTH Conway Village, 3 bdrm apt. Heat included. $800/mo. Credit check, no pets or smokers. Bill Crowley Re/Max 387-3784.

NORTH Conway 1 bdrm, 1 bath small cottage near outlets, groceries. Nonsmoker, no pets. Credit check. $550/mo includes utilities. Sally (603)986-3991. NORTH Conway 2 bdrm apt. No pets, $750/mo plus utilities. (603)939-2462.

TAMWORTH- Freshly painted one bedroom apt. $500/mo plus utilities. No dogs, Mountain views, trash included, laundry facility on site. (603)249-5230. TAMWORTH: 1 br, 1st fl. river view apt. located in tranquil Tamworth Village, $615/mo, heat included, coin-op laundry, no pets (603)539-5577 WAKEFIELD: 3 BR mobile home, near Belleau Lake, $645/mo plus util., 2 BR mobile home, $595/mo. No pets. (603)539-5577. WEST Ossipee: Sunny 2 BR apt $750/mo includes heat only. Contact Chelsi @ (603)569-3330 Chelsi@GoodLifeNH.com

For Rent-Vacation AWESOME vacation rental 5 minutes from Attitash. Nicely furnished. Sleeps 12. Walk to restaurants. 603-522-5251. SEASONAL- prime locations 1-4 BR properties. Some slopeside units 603-383-8000, email anne@fgpm.com.

GOLF 'n sun- Bradenton, FL, Tara GCC, furn 2 B/ 2 B house, lanai, sleeps 6, garage, pool/ ten/ exer @ pvt club; N/S, pet ok; mo min, avail Mar + Apr. $3000 obo + optional golf fee; info nh2flbobsara@gmail.com NORTH Conway Village- Furnished 3 BR, 1 BA home, walking distance to the Village and seconds to Cranmore. Available Jan thru March, $1000/mo + utils. Alex Drummond, RE/MAX Presidential, 603-356-9444 x240.

For Rent-Commercial AAA warehouse space up to 4000sf radiant heat, loading docks 14’ doors, Rt41. FMI 603-520-1645. ALBANY, 29 RT113, near RT16, next to Coleman's in Leonard Builders building, conditioned office and warehouse spaces available, up to 10,000sf, excellent condition throughout. Paved parking. Outdoor storage available. Call 603-651-7041 or 603-651-6980.

RETAIL & OFFICE NORTH CONWAY VILLAGE

Great locations on Main Street; Customer parking RETAIL SPACES Rent $390- $900 OFFICE SPACES Rent $250- $425

Sheila 356-6321 x. 6469 www.AttitashRealty.com/Rentals COMMERCIAL Space, 1200 sq.ft. Electric, alarm, overhead door, excellent location. Call for more information (603)356-6329. CONWAY Village: Highly visible Main Street retail & office spaces: $370, $600, $675 & $970/mo for 450sf– 1300sf. Private entrances, parking, storage available. JtRealty 603-356-7200 ext 12.

CARROLL COUNTY OIL

COUCH, black, Ital. leather $100. Wing chair, green $100. Lovell (207)925-1884.

D&D OIL Fuel oil and Kerosene, great prices. Call (207)935-3834. or visit: dndoil.com. DOWNSIZING. Much must go! Home furnishings, tools, camping gear and more. Call for appointment. (603)986-7207. Dealers welcome.

DRY FIREWOOD $250/cord, 2 cord min. $300/cord 1 cord. Cut, split 12+ months. Immediate delivery. (603)323-8658. FIREWOOD cut, spit and delivered. 16”, 18”, 20”, 22” $210/cord. 12”, 14” also available (603)356-5923.

FIREWOOD Dry Firewood $230/cord Semi-Seasoned $185/cord Green Firewood $165/cord Minimum 2 cord delivery 207-925-1138 westernmainetimberlands.com FULL sized sleeper sofa, $100. 10” table saw, $250. Wall unit $75. 32” TV $75. (603)367-8666.

GOT BED? Best prices and quality. Next day delivery on all floor models. Buy local and be happy. 603-733-5268/ 986-6389. LARGE mahogany hutch, woodstove, 4 pc. white wicker set. barrister book case, night stand, large antique chest, antique chairs, old toys, glassware and more. In Conway, please call Jon at (860)383-3400.

LYMANOIL.COM Now offering propane sales and service. Call or visit www.LymanOil.com Jesse E Lyman, North Conway (603)356-2411.

MOVING SALE Inside, Sat. Jan. 29th, 9am-? 52 Washington St. #2, Conway. Everything must go! (603)662-7883.

Fryeburg: Possible apt./ small commercial rent combination 200-1000 sq.ft. First or Second floor (240)899-1128.

NEED Cash? Sell your stuff on Ebay. We do the work. You get cash! 10 years experience. ABCybersell (207)925-3135 Mike.

INTERVALE, NH Rt. 16A/302See Johnsoncpa.com, “Office space for rent”. (207)636-7606.

SNOWBOARDS, Skis, snowshoes, helmets all sizes used. Burton, Forum, Nitro, Boots, Bindings- cheap. (603)356-5885.

NEW SPACE AVAILABLE Fryeburg, Rte.302, located between Napa & Curves. Retail & office space available. 1,000 to 4,000 sq.ft. Starting at $750. FMI 207-935-2519.

For Sale $800 Toyostove, Laser 56, 22000BTU, 950sf heating area. Complete with new 175 gal tank. (603)730-2260. 10-22 Ruger band new all weather black synthetic stock, replaces wood. Easy installation. $49.00 (603)491-7017. 12GA shotgun. NEF Topper. Single shot. Perfect trap or bird hunt. 3 chokes. $165. (603)491-7017. AMAZING Beautiful queen or full pillow top mattress set only $249. See ad under “furniture”. BED- 10 inch thick orthopedic pillowtop mattress & box. New in plastic. Cost $1,000, sell Queen $295, King $395, Full $270. Can deliver. 603-235-1773 BEDROOM- 7 piece Cherrywood sleigh. Dresser/Mirror chest & night stand. New! in boxes, cost $2,200 Sell $895. 603-235-1773 Brand new maple glazed kitchen cabinets. All solid wood, never installed. You may add or subtract to fit kitchen. Cost $6,900 sacrifice, $1,595. 603-235-1695

STORE Fixtures. Like new maple gondolas, slat wall rotating tower displays, chrome shoe rack, apparel waterfall. Call for details. (603)356-0740. WHITFIELD pellet stove located in Bartlett. New auger, works great. $400/obo. (617)413-8290. YARD Man 12” snowthrower, electric, works great. $35. Call Dan eves- (603)651-6305.

Furniture AMAZING! Queen or full mattress set. Beautiful Luxury firm European-pillow-top, new in plastic, costs $1,095, sell $249. Can deliver. 603-305-9763 CASH & CARRY, tables, chairs, lamps, sofas, appliances, $5.00 and up at the Glen Warehouse. 383-6665.

Free RICKER Auto Salvage- Buying complete junk vehicles and light iron over the scale. Buying aluminum, brass, copper, lead radiators. 323-7363. HIGHEST cash price paid for your junk cars, farm equipment and scrap metal. Free removal, no job too big. (207)393-7318. T&B Appliance Removal. Appliances & AC’s removed free of charge if outside. No TV’s Please call (603)986-5506.


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Help Wanted

Help Wanted

by Abigail Van Buren

CASUAL MODERN DRESS INSPIRES WISH FOR OLD-FASHIONED STYLE

DEAR ABBY: American society has become ultra-casual in dress and manners. When I look at old photographs, men and women used to dress better and seemed to take more pride in their appearance. Now they wear pajamas to shop, torn jeans to work and clothes that are too small for large bodies. I feel we are a nation of slobs. Are we doomed to be this way in the future? I work in an office of slobs and everyone knows I dislike the “casual atmosphere,” so please don’t print my name. -- DRESSED FOR SUCCESS IN ALBUQUERQUE DEAR DRESSED FOR SUCCESS: You are correct. People did dress differently in the 1950s, which took time, effort and money. Things started changing in the ‘60s -- when the next generation became the demographic that was being marketed to. After that, younger people began adopting the “grunge chic” they were seeing in music videos. Are we doomed to be this way forever? I think so, unless there’s a reactionary fashion revolution. Frankly, I don’t see it happening anytime soon. But before labeling your co-workers as slobs, please remember that they were hired looking the way they do, and if your employer didn’t approve of their appearance, there would be a dress code that is strictly enforced. DEAR ABBY: Tonight I came home to fi nd three messages on my phone. One was from a doctor’s offi ce; the other two were business calls. Each one asked me to call back. The callers spoke plainly -- until they came to the phone number, which they rattled off so fast I had to replay the messages

several times just to be able to write the numbers down. What’s the matter with people? This happens all the time at work and at home. Callers, PLEASE slow down and speak clearly -- as if you are picturing someone actually writing down your number. Abby, am I getting old, or what? -- SAY WHA ---? ORANGE, CALIF. DEAR SAY WHA ---?: What you’re experiencing usually happens when the caller is in a hurry or calling a list of people they’re trying to get through. In a social context, it is inconsiderate. In a business context, it is unprofessional. People in the fi nancial fi eld are trained to repeat their phone numbers slowly, clearly and TWICE to prevent the problem you have described. And readers, if you are guilty of this, please slow down and take note. DEAR ABBY: I have four adult children. I was diagnosed with lung cancer three years ago, but it was detected early and my prognosis is excellent. They keep making comments about their “inheritance.” An example: “Take care of that painting -- it’s my inheritance.” Dealing with the cancer is stressful, but their comments make me feel terrible. What can I say to shut them up? -- NOT GOING ANYWHERE YET DEAR NOT GOING ANYWHERE YET: Allow me to offer a few suggestions: 1. “Stop hanging crepe because I’m not dying”; 2. “Don’t count your chickens before they’re hatched”; and 3. “I will, because I’ve decided to donate it to a museum.”

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

Northern Human Services is looking for 2 community members to open their homes and share their lives as Home Care Providers. We are assisting two women, who require assistance and encouragement, to continue to develop life skills that will enhance their sense of independence and their quality of life. They are looking forward to having a home to grow in, to discover new things and to develop new relationships. This is an exciting opportunity to life share and to make a difference in two people's lives! This sub- contracted position is available to NH residents only. For more information regarding this position please contact: Shanon Mason, Director of Housing at Northern Human Services, 356-6921 X 1030. Email: smason@northernhs.org All positions require a valid driver’s license, proof of adequate auto insurance, completion of driver’s and criminal background checks. NHS is an EOE. Programs of NHS do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability.

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY We are looking for a career-oriented Executive Secretary and receptionist for the President of our well-established local resort development company. This individual must be highly organized and enjoy communicating with people at all levels, in an energetic environment. Must have at least 5 years of secretarial experience with excellent communication and computer skills including Word, Excel, and Outlook. Excellent interpersonal skills, attention to detail, and the ability to be flexible are necessary attributes. A real estate or paralegal background is a plus, but not required.

Help Wanted ARE YOU OVER 55? And looking for work? M&D Productions and ABLE are looking for skilled people in these areas. Carpenters, bookkeeper, seamstress, electrician, props and marketing. Call us at 733-5275 to set up an interview. ASSISTANT Manager for 56 room North Conway Hotel with focus on marketing. Must have at least 5 years hotel experience with 3 years supervisory positions. Proven track record in originating and implementing marketing strategies. May have to fill in with other hotel duties. Salary commensurate with experience. Send resumes and salary requirements to: Resumes; Eastern Inns; P.O. Box 775; North Conway, New Hampshire 03860.

ATTN: Work at Home United is expanding locally & looking for serious partners who want their own legitimate home business. Free website, training, support, no selling, no risk! www.4Total-Wellness.com or Call 603-284-7556.

AVON: Earnings great! No door to door necessary. Choose your own hours. For information call 323-7361.

Help Wanted

Help Wanted

Help Wanted

Salary commensurate with experience and full benefit package offered. Send cover letter with resume and references to:

Human Resources PO Box 826, N. Conway, NH 03860


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Help Wanted

Help Wanted Licensed Nurse Needed for 3 - 11 Shift. If interested please call Martha at 207-935-3351

Fryeburg Health Care Center, 70 Fairview Dr., Fryeburg, ME 04037 EOE

The Holiday Inn Express has openings for:

Part time night Auditor & Front Desk Must apply in person at the Front Desk. 1732 White Mtn Hwy, N. Conway, NH.

Looking for the Best! Full Time/Part Time Guest Service Agent, Dishwasher, Evening Wait Person and Bartender.

Please stop in to fill out application or drop off resume. Or call (603)383-4242

Elan Publishing Company Small printing/book binding company in Moultonborough is accepting applications for our production team for first and second shifts. Applicant should have mechanical aptitude and be physically capable of standing and performing repetitive lifting. Benefit package includes matching 401k, health, life and disability.

Help Wanted

Help Wanted

DENTAL hygienist to cover part/ all of a 12 week maternity leave late February/ early March. Send resume to karen@gorhamfamilydentistry.com

HOUSEKEEPER– required at the Village House, 49 Main Street, Jackson. Year round opportunity for individuals seeking flexibility in hours worked/ some weekends required. Competitive rates of pay available. Please call (603)383-6666 for further information.

Bavarian Chocolate Haus Great Opportunity for Chocolate Lovers! Year round Retail Staff. Prior Experience a must. Non-Smokers only. Must be available weekends. Need ability to work independently. No Walk-ins please. Send cover letter and resume including prior experience. Fax to 508-664-5684 or Email at BCH@BavarianChocolateHaus.com

COOKS, BAR TENDERS, HOSTS & SERVERS The Wildcat Inn & Tavern in Jackson has immediate openings for experienced cooks, bar tenders, hosts and servers. Full and part time work available. Weekends required. Will train hosts and servers who have not had experience. Apply in person after 4:00 PM. 603-383-4245 www.wildcattavern.com

FRYEBURG LAW OFFICE looking for Legal Assistant with office/legal experience. Full/part time. Must have five plus years office experience. Legal experience preferred.

JOB FAIR The Hampton Inn & Suites will be interviewing temporary Housekeeping staff for February Vacation week. 2/11-27. Prior housekeeping experience is recommended. Join our team for this busy week. Applications taken only on February 2nd in person 12-3pm. Need some extra cash? Stop by! 1788 White Mtn Hwy, North Conway, NH.

Logistics Coordinator (June-August)- AMC's Teen Wilderness Adventures, Pinkham Notch. Provide logistical support for busy wilderness tripping program: equipment care/ repair, gear room organization and management, driving 15 passenger vans with trailers and being on-call for emergency response. Req: Bach degree plus outdoor leadership exp. WFA or higher certification. Apply: see www.outdoors.org/seasonal or send resume and cover letter to: amcjob171@outdoors.org.

E-mail resume to: carter@spcarterlaw.com

or mail to: 110 Portland Street, Fryeburg, ME 04037.

Wait Staff & Bartenders wanted. Ambitious, energetic & experience only need apply. Please send a resume to: PO Box 5002, PMB 114, North Conway, NH 03860.

Please stop by Mon-Fri, 9-3pm to fill out an application at 492 Whittier Hwy, Moultonborough

Help Wanted

Land

!!LOOK HERE!!

DENMARK, ME 3.5 acres, mountain vista, perfect for solar, great gravel. Reduced $42K. 617-625-1717. www.bridgtonland.com

Tired of living paycheck to paycheck? If you have a good attitude and like people we want you to become part of our team. Fun team atmosphere. Vacations. $500/week but not limited to. Bonuses. Advancement. Start this week. Call for more information Mon & Tues only 603-822-0220.

THE WENTWORTH Is seeking individuals for the following full and part time positions. Breakfast Servers, Banquet and PM Servers, Line Cook. Please apply in person at The Wentworth in Jackson, mail your resume to PO Box M, Jackson, NH 03846– call 603-383-9700 to arrange an interview or apply on-line at www.thewentworth.com under career opportunities. WANTED Driver with Cargo van or pickup with cab (no SUVs) for vacation coverage, possibly other. Write: PO Box 51, Porter, ME 04068. Should live in Conway or Fryeburg area.

Home Improvements 1 CALL DOES IT ALL Ken Karpowich Plumbing and Remodeling. Licensed and insured in ME and NH. Repairs, installations, demo to finish remodeling. Call for a free estimate. I will call you back. 800-356-0315, 207-925-1423.

Affordable Handyman Senior discounts, interior/ exterior painting, windows, sheetrock, carpentry. Insured. Gary (603)356-3301.

AM BUILDERS Roof Shoveling Ice Dams Removed Full service contractor. All types roofing, siding, decks, remodeling, new homes and garages. (603)323-7519 View our website: www.AddisonMasonBuilders.com

GRANITE COUNTERS

The leading Resort in the Mount Washington Valley

A quality job for a quality price. Quality Marble and Granite, (603)662-8447.

* Temporary Housekeepers * • Energetic candidate with a STRONG work ethic • Nights, weekends and holidays a must • Reliable with a friendly and outgoing attitude a must • Shifts available through the winter season You may stop at the resort to pickup an application or email or mail your resumes to slambert@redjacketmountainview.com RJMV Resort, Attn. Steve Lambert, PO Box 2000, N.Conway, NH 03860

Home Works Remodelers All phases of construction, from repairs to complete homes. “Building on reputation” (603)455-7115, (603)447-2402, homwrksrem@yahoo.com. NEW Homes Garages Decks Remodeling, Roofing, 30yrs experience, fully insured. Jeff (207)583-6577, cell (207)890-7022.

Diesel Mechanic 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:

• Transcriptionist- Per Diem. Exp with speech recognition/editing software pref. Strong language and grammar skills and medical terminology course req. Flexible scheduling, including wknds. • Physical Therapist- Per Diem. Min Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy. Previous inpatient exp pref. Current NH PT License and CPR Cert req. Wknd and Wkday cov. • RN- Full-time, 40 hr/wk with rotating call, OR exp, min 1 yr pref. ACLS, BLS & PALS with 3 months. • Clinical Coordinator- Full-Time. RN with Wound Care exp. Resp. to coordinate clinical activities of the Wound Care Center. Must have organizational and leadership skills. Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing pref. Maintains and demonstrates competency in BLS, infection control, safety and all unit required skill review. • LNA- Unit Secretary- Per Diem. Experience and NH LNA license required, weekend AVAILABILITY. • Director of Nursing- Fully accountable to the Administrator for the daily operation of Nursing Services for 45 geriatric residents. Min. 3 yrs exp. In a long-term facility. RN with an active license. BSN preferred. • Housekeeper- Part-Time. Wed-Sun 2:30-7pm at Merriman House, Routine cleaning of patient rooms and other hospital areas. Must be able to lift 35 pounds and push/pull over 100 pounds. • Clinical Applications Support- Full-time. Support Ambulatory EMR System, RN with IT experience. Clinical Informatics Degree preferred. 5yrs recent ambulatory experience required. Clinical liaison between IT and the clinical practices. 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

ROOF WORK

Alvin J. Coleman & Son Inc. is actively seeking a qualified and experienced mechanic to perform repair and preventative maintenance on a fleet of heavy trucks and equipment. Position is full time, year round, and available today. Health Benefits and 401k Available. Stop in or call Jim Drouin Alvin J Coleman & Son, Inc. Rt. 16, Conway, NH 603-447-5936

EOE

All aspects of roof repair! Entire roofs to small leaks, shingles, steel or flat roofs. Call Mike Lyons, a fully insured professional, serving MWV (603)370-7769. TILE installations- Regrouting to bathroom remodeling. Ask about free grout sealing. American Pride Tile. (603)452-8181.

Instruction Beginner pottery classes meeting Tuesdays 5:30pm-7:30pm. $95 includes materials. 367-4666 to reserve space.

OXFORD, ME 35+ acres, gorgeous Mt. Washington views, development possible. Reduced $99K. (617)625-1717 www.bridgtonland.com STUNNING Mt. side view lot in Bartlett, overlooks Attitash. Septic and utilities in place. Appraised at $250k, asking $169k quick sale. (603)387-6393.

Looking To Rent RETIRED couple looking for a home or condo with 2/3 bedrooms, L/D, 2 bath, long term lease. (603)569-1073. North Conway, Intervale, Jackson area.

Mobile Homes 3BR Doublewide Tamworth Park needs TLC conditioning, lots of life left. Let’s talk, owner (603)341-0963. Don!t Be “STUPID” Buy here!

New 14! Wides $26,995 • $31,995 Or $1,600 down 240 @ $245 Apr 7.5%

28! Wides $43,995 • $55,995 • $62,995 Mod. 2 Story 1,900! $82,995 WWW.CM-H.Com Open Daily & Sunday Camelot Homes Rt. 3 Tilton, NH

Motorcycles Buy • Sell • Trade www.motoworks.biz (603)447-1198. Olson’s Moto Works, RT16 Albany, NH.

Real Estate ATTITASH Grand Summit Resort Quartershare 1 BR, 2 BA condo ski in/ out access. Healthclub, restaurant, year round outdoor pool. Vacation, rental, or trade. Was $48,000. Buy now for $19,500! 978-834-6764 lizstotz@comcast.net. BARTLETT House: 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, built 2004. Granite countertops, large kitchen, economical radiant heat, low Bartlett taxes. $199,000. (603)387-5724.

Real Estate, Time Share ATTITASH Grand Summit, 1/4 share condo, Interval IV $5500. (603)383-0888. FOR Sale deluxe one bedroom condo, week 42, at the Suites at Attitash Mountain Village, 1200 sq.ft. $11,000. By owner (207)251-4595.

Rentals Wanted LOOKING to rent your vacation property for the season or long term. Call Anne @ (603)383-8000 or anne@fgpm.com.

GUITAR LESSONS

Roommate Wanted

With Mike Stockbridge- Berklee, UMaine All styles, levels, and ages. www.mikestockbridge.com (603)733-9070.

BARTLETT Village room plus shared house, hot tub. Close to Attitash, Bretton Woods. $500/mo (603)731-3873.

Land 2 lots: Panoramic view from Cranmore to Pleasant Mountain. Near National forest at foot of Evans Notch. Frontage on 113 north. $50,000 each. Call Jim Layne (207)935-3777. CASCO, ME 73 acre estate lot w/ 20 acre private pond, mature trees, 1 minute to Rt302. Reduced. $229K. Others available. 617-625-1717 www.bridgtonland.com

BROWNFIELD: $425/mo., ready immed. Incl. heats, elec., w/d, plowing, shared kit. & bath. Satellite TV $35 extra. 1st & last. (207)441-6859 Bob. CONWAY- $375, ready immediately, utilities & cable included, shared kitchen and bath. Call (603)447-6672. ROOMMATE wanted 2 share 2 bedroom apt. North Conway village. $450/month. Rent inc. electric, cable. No pets. (603)662-3487.


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Gibson Gleanings

Barbara Ray

Annual Valentine’s Day Auction Feb. 8

Some of you out there might disagree but I have to say that so far, it’s been a pretty great winter. How so? Well, it’s still January and I’ve already had two snow days. Ah, the joy of winter! But I digress. What I want to say is everyone here at the center is truly grateful to all the businesses that are donating such wonderful gifts for our eleventh annual Valentine’s Auction. R&R Woodworkers has once again donated a beautiful large Adirondack Rocking Chair; that’s something we could all use next summer. The ski areas have donated lift tickets, and the local restaurants have offered gift certifi cates. Local artists have donated small and large pieces. We have gift baskets from Zeb’s, as well as several baskets fi lled with tasty international fl avors. I understand Jill is planning to bid on the hot and spicy basket because her brother’s birthday is coming up. I’m told there’s even an iPod Shuffl e being auctioned off as well; I suppose my great nephew could explain that one to me! Most important, please note that this year we will hold our annual auction at the Red Jacket Mountain View Resort in Hampshire Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 8. The cost is still $10 per person which includes a wonderful hors d’oeuvres buffet, a silent auction loaded with wonderful items, a live auction with even more great items, a cash bar and a really terrific time. Reservations are suggested so please call 356-3231. Mark your calendars. We look forward to seeing you there. see GIBSON page 37

Taking a new approach to bullying White Mountain Waldorf School lecture at Salyards Jan. 25 CONWAY — The White Mountain Waldorf School, in collaboration with Memorial Hospital, is sponsoring a lecture by Kim John Payne, whose Social Inclusion Approach to working with bullying and teasing is internationally recognized. This dynamic talk will take place at Salyards Center for the Arts in Conway on Tuesday, Jan. 25. The event is free and open to the public. As a non-profi t organization, to help us offset the costs of this lecture, donations are encouraged and appreciated. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for a reception and the lecture will begin at 7 p.m. Social Inclusion is designed to give practical playground, classroom and home-based tools to work with social exclusion issues. Payne’s approach to this subject is unique. He acknowledges that conflict is a natural part of growing up and thus rather than avoiding confl ict, children must learn how to deal appropriately and effectively with it. He discusses how the traditional punishment approach is unsuccessful and conversely how strengthening relationships helps to change awareness and understanding in order to bring about real change. In his work Payne has written, “Seclusion, Endurance, Change and Belonging. These are four qualities that are present in all traditional initiations where a balance between freedom and responsibility is learnt. However fewer and fewer children experience these ceremonies. So where are the new rites of passage? The answer is in intense human encounter. It is in our daily struggles with each other that we defi ne ourselves and experience the four qualities of initiation. How can we ‘elder’ our children knowing that … peace is not the absence of conflict but the beginning of it.”

Kim John Payne, M.Ed, has worked as a counselor, adult educator, consultant/researcher and educator. He is the author of the book “Games Children Play,” and “Toxic Stress in the Lives of Our Children.”

Kim John Payne, M.Ed, an Australian, has worked for 18 years as a counselor, adult educator, consulsee BULLYING page 36

Services

Services

Services

Services

Storage Space

Wanted

#1 SANDY'S CLEANING

FROZEN PIPES

ROOF SHOVELING

WE PAY YOU

GLEN WAREHOUSE

Private, seasonal homes, rentals, commercial, construction cleaning. Security checks, maintenance. 30 years serving the valley. (603)383-9342.

Boyce Heating and Cooling Service & Repairs. Call Tim (603)447-4923. Licensed & insured.

Snowplowing & Sanding in Ossipee and surrounding towns. JJS Property Service. (603)539-7868, (603)651-7313.

Dismantling of heavy equipment, steel structures, and concrete. R&R Salvage (603)662-8308.

Storage, household, autos, motorcycles, RVs, snowmobiles. Discounted Penske Truck rentals (603)383-6665 www.valleyauto.us

OLD Kohler 4-stroke engine 7hp, model K161 for old Ski-Doo. All calls returned (603)367-1059, (603)630-5325.

Snowmobiles

MOUNTAIN Valley Self StorageConvenient Intervale location, minutes from NConway and Bartlett villages, affordable prices, many sizes available. Modern secure facility, call (603)356-3773.

Affordable Handyman Senior discounts, interior/ exterior painting, windows, sheetrock, carpentry. Insured. Gary (603)356-3301. ALEXANDER Painting & Repair over 25 years experience. All painting needs. Bill Alexander 603-662-5465.

AUTO REPAIR Foreign & domestic. Pick up and drop off available. We also do house calls. FMI (603)452-8073

Cleaning & More Vacation Rentals Private Homes Offices 24/7 Snow Shoveling Carl & Dixie Lea 447- 3711 ~ credit cards accepted ~ ~ Est 1990 ~

FROZEN PIPES? We can help Call (603)662-7583. “GALLANTS Automotive” Will your car pass inspection due to rust? If not give us a call. Also general repair. 1098 Turkey St, Tamworth (603)447-9126. HYPNOSIS for habit change, stress, regression. Michael Hathaway, DCH, certified hypnotherapist. Madison 367-8851. www.whitemountainhypnosiscenter.com.

Custom Planing Custom Kiln Drying Call for details Home Grown Lumber (603)447-3800.

ROOF SHOVELING by Jack. Liability insured. Call 603-367-9430, 603-833-0222.

ROOF SHOVELING Call Mike Lyons, a Fully Insured Roof Professional. (603)370-7769.

2006 Polaris 600 Touring Classic, reverse, 1900 miles, $4000/obro. (603)387-1833.

SERVICE AND REPAIRS Need to get your snow machines ready for winter at a great price? Also buying and selling used sleds. Serving the area for 5 years. Richard (207)890-3721, (207)636-7525 anytime.

LEAKY ROOF?

ROOF Shoveling- Fully insured, dependable, call Steve (603)986-5347.

Storage Space

Roof shoveling, stop leaks. Ceiling, wall repair. Interior painting. Superior results. 1-207-890-3477

SHOVELING/ roof raking, snowblowing. Reasonable/ reliable, references. (603)986-7093.

COMMERCIAL storage units, centrally located in North Conway, ideal for small business. Call Roger (603)452-8888.

MASTER ELECTRICIAN

SNOWPLOWING

Electrical repairs and small installations, generator hook-ups, off grid solar/ wind systems. Reasonable hourly rate. Free estimates. Frank (603)986-1732.

Fryeburg/ Ctr. Conway. Seasonal rates and by the storm starting at $10, sanding and loader service, walkway and roof shoveling. Call (603)662-7583 leave message.

NEED Homecare for a loved one? 28+ yrs exp. LNA. Reliable/ reasonable, references. (603)986-7093.

Custom Saw Milling

ROOF SHOVELING and decks. Fast & thorough, reasonable rates. Call Jeff Emery (603)356-4414, (603)986-1609 (cell).

PERSONAL care assistant, respite care, full-time, part-time days, nights, and fill-in. 25 years experience. 207-807-1011.

PRO CLEAN SERVICES Carpets, windows, rental cleaning, janitorial services. Insured. Commercial & Residential. (603)356-6098.

SNOWPLOWING Shoveling & Sanding. Do-list! Property maintenance. Bartlett & Conway area. Year-round maintenance. (603)452-8929. SNOWPLOWINGFreyburg, Conway area. Insured, reliable with references. (207)441-6956.

TOTAL FLOOR CARE Professional Installation, sanding, refinishing and repair of wood floors. 447-1723.

EAST Wakefield- Rt153- Located close to both Belleau and Province Lakes. Self storage units available 5x10, 10x10, & 10x25. 24 hour easy access. Call (603)539-5577.

FREE UHAUL TRUCK With move in. Climate Control Storage available. 5x5s all the way up to 10x30s for all your storage needs. Visit East Conway Self Storage 819 East Conway Road. (603)356-8493. FREEDOM Storage. 5x5, 5x10, 10X10, 10X20, 20X25. We rent for less, Rte. 25. 603-651-7476. STORAGE trailers for rent, 27 to 45!. Good clean dry units. Call D. Rock. 1-800-433-7625.

NORTH Conway Storage; 24 hour access; secure, dry. $35 special 4’x10’ units. Climate controlled units. Larger units available also. Discounted Budget Truck Rentals Call Rachael at (603)383-6665.

U-STORE-IT Seasonal Storage Available. Great rates. 5x10- $39/month; 10x15$89/month Call U-Store-It (603)447-5508.

Wanted CASH paid- New Hampshire history, White Mountains, early guides, Military, other books, collections. Mat (603)348-7766.

WANTED used skis & snowboards for trade in on new gear. Call Boarder Patrol (603)356-5885. WOOD lots for winter. Haul out logs with cattle. Good clean work. (603)452-8241.

Wanted To Buy CASH for antiques, gold, silver, coins, furniture, etc. Conway Village Pawn, 150 Main St. Conway, (603)447-2255.

Cash for Gold/ Silver Conway Gold Buyers, Rt.16 at Conway Auction Hall & Group Mall. (603)447-8808.

EAST COAST ART & ANTIQUE BUYERS Art, collections, furnishings, books, etc. Professional, discrete. Marc (603)986-8235.

GOLD OVER $1,330/0Z.! WE BUY DIAMONDS, GOLD, SILVER, COINS, Platinum, Jewelry, Watches & Antiques. Free estimates. North Country Fair Jewelers. Established 1969. 2448 Main St., North Conway (603)356-5819.

Yard Sale MOVING Sale inside, Sat. Jan. 29th, 9am-? 52 Washington St. #2, Conway. Everything must go! (603)662-7883.


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Albany Town Column

Mary Leavitt 447-1710/Dorothy Solomon 447-1199

Time to register to run for town offices Can you believe it's almost town meeting time? The chance to register to be on the ballot has passed, but that doesn't mean you still cannot run for an office. Those offi ces that are open are: selectman (three years), cemetery trustee (three years), trustee of trust funds-two openings (one year and three years), land governance board (three years), school board moderator (one year), school board clerk (one year), school board treasurer (one year). If you still want to run for one of these offi ces but missed the deadline, you can be a write-in candidate. Several of the offices have no one listed to run. Get involved with your town. The budget meeting for the town will be Feb. 9 at 3 p.m. in the selectmen's office. Here's another way to get involved. Tin Mountain: Once again Tin Mountain is offering an educational program for home-schooled students. The series started Jan. 20. The future classes will be

PUBLIC NOTICE TOWN OF CHATHAM, NH Chatham’s 2011 Public Budget Hearings will be held on Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at the Chatham Town Clerk’s Office as follows: The Chatham 2011 School Budget will be heard at 6:30pm and the Chatham 2011 Town Budget will be heard at 7:00pm. Gail Calomb Chatham Budget Committee Chairperson

Feb. 3, 10, and 17 from 10 a.m. to noon. Naturalist Carol Foord and outreach coordinator Nora Dufi lho are teaching the program. Most of the classes will be held outdoors exploring and are geared toward children ages 7 to 11. On Tuesday, Feb. 1 from 6 to 9 p.m. learn what weasels and rodents have in common as taught by Rick Van de Poll. On Thursday, Feb. 3 at 7 p.m., Naturalist David Govatski will show a high-definition movie about ANWAR featuring its wildlife, vegetation, and sweeping panoramas as well as a slideshow of his 2010 rafting expedition in the Brooks Range. On Saturday, Feb. 5 from 9 a.m. to noon, Andrea Kennett will teach the unique art of oil painting on glass. Choose from a chickadee, pine cone or Mount Washington scene. Materials cost $5. Gibson Center: Board the bus after lunch on Tuesday and see the snow sculptures in Jackson with a stop for cocoa and dessert on the way home. The

PUBLIC NOTICE EATON SCHOOL DISTRICT Please be advised that a public hearing on Eaton School District’s proposed budget for the 2011-12 school year will be held at the Eaton Town Hall on Monday, February 7, 2011 at 6:00 p.m.

BARTLETT PLANNING BOARD NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING North Conway Water Precinct FOR SALE North Conway Water Precinct is accepting sealed bids for the sale of the foreman’s service truck. This vehicle is a 1998 Ford F-150 XL 4x4 with 92,554 miles. The vehicle is equipped with aluminum service boxes, work lights, emergency strobe lights, emergency sirens and other items. The vehicle can be seen at 104 Sawmill Lane in North Conway. Please include your bid in a sealed envelope marked “Bid for 1998 F-150 Vehicle” to be sold “as is where is”. Bids are due on February 1, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. For further information, contact David Bernier, Superintendent at 356-5382.

TOWN OF CONWAY PUBLIC WORKS USED VEHICLE FOR SALE The Town of Conway is accepting bids for a 1997 Ford L8000 4x4 with sander and wing, approx 55,143 miles. This vehicle can be seen at the Town Garage, 1611 E. Main St., Center Conway, NH. The vehicle will be sold in “As Is” condition at the end of this year’s plow season. For more information contact Mike Courville at 603-447-6661. Bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked “1997 L8000 4X4 BID”. The Town reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids, to waive any technical or legal deficiencies and to negotiate with any bidder in the best interest of the Town. Bids must be received at the office of the Public Works Director, 1634 East Main Street, Center Conway, NH 03813, no later than 2:00 PM on FEBRUARY 10, 2011. Bids received after this date and time will not be accepted.

Notice is hereby given that a PUBLIC HEARING will be held at the Bartlett town hall, 56 Town Hall Road, Intervale, NH on February 7, 2011 at 7:00 pm to discuss the following application before the planning board: Thorn Hill Realty Trust and Jeanne L. Crocker: Boundary-line adjustment between three contiguous family lots on Thorn Hill Road, Tax Map 1THORN-3. Lot 177L00 will be reduced by 7.13 acres and Lots 163L00 and 140L00 will be increased by .2 and 7.11 acres respectively. This hearing may be continued to other meetings without further notice provided that the date and time of the continuation is specified at this hearing. Public comment will be taken at this time. David Publicover, Chairman Bartlett Planning Board

CONWAY PLANNING BOARD Thursday, February 10, 2011 beginning at 7:00 p.m. Conway Town Office, Center Conway Review and Acceptance of Minutes • January 27, 2011 AGENDA OTHER BUSINESS • C & C Thibodeau Properties, LLC (PID 277-136, 137 & 138) – Conceptual Review for 71 Hobbs Street, Conway • Brenda Einstein (PID 277-134) – Conceptual Review for 57 West Main Street, Conway • Michael Kent (PID 231-97) – Request to extend conditional approval (File #FR10-06 and #S10-09) • David Smith – §123-4.A.5 (File #NA11-02) – To change 3,800 SF of auto body space to used car sales and display up to 10 cars for sale outside at 159 East Conway Road (PID 252-50) • CMR Properties, LLC – §123-4.A.5 (File #NA1103) – to install a giant swing at Cranmore Mountain at 239 Skimobile Road, North Conway (PID 214-84). • Site Lighting Amendment Discussion • Committee Reports

cost is $5. UNH Extension: Avoid colds and fl u by starting with the kitchen sink. The drain can harbor more than 500,000 bacteria per square inch. Mix one tablespoon of chlorine bleach with four cups of water (remember to wear protective gloves) and pour the solution down the drain. Do this twice a week. On Feb. 1 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Conway Library learn about whole grains. Pre-register by calling 447-5552. On Feb. 2 from 6-8 p.m. at Granite State College, Room 211, fi nd out what you should know about credit check-ups. Call 4473834 to register. Also on Feb. 2 at the Cook Memorial Library in Tamworth from 4-5 p.m. any young person interested in participating in the Mount Washington Valley Science Fair can get help planning and creating a science project. This is a 4-H see ALBANY page 39

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North Conway Water Precinct Notice of 2011 Annual Meeting VOTER CHECKLIST SESSIONS Supervisors of the Voter Checklist for the North Conway Water Precinct will be in session at the North Conway Fire Department for additions and corrections to the Voter Checklist on Tuesday, February 8, 2011 from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. and Saturday, March 19, 2011 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon. CANDIDATE FILING The filing period to declare candidacy for the following Precinct Office is February 9, 2011 to February 18, 2011 from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p. m at the North Conway Water Precinct Office 104 Sawmill Lane North Conway, N.H. There is a $1.00 filing fee. Commissioner Treasurer Moderator Clerk Supervisor of Checklist

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future. For more information, call the White Mountain Waldorf School at 447-3168, visit the school’s website at WhiteMountainWaldorf.org, or go to Mr Payne’s website at www.thechildtoday.com/Wor kshops/?plugin:dataview:Workshops:10 :status=1 In case of inclement weather there will be a message on the school phone to announce the status of the lecture. For more information contact Vikki Thelemarck at vikki@ whitemountainwaldorf.org, or call the school.


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Green Mountain Conservation Group hires water quality monitoring coordinator EFFINGHAM — Green Mountain Conservation Group has announced that Elena Piekut is the group's new water quality monitoring program coordinator for 2011. An Effi ngham native and a Kingswood graduate, Piekut now holds a bachelor of arts in human ecology from College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor, Maine, where she focused both on writing and on issues related to the planning, economics, and sustainability of small communities. Piekuthas been involved with the Green Mountain Conservation Group since its founding in 1997, and in 2006 she was the summer intern for the group’s Water Quality Monitoring Program. Her familiarity with the organization and the watershed it serves has already proved helpful as she coordinates the newly launched Youth Coalition for Clean Water, which builds on the work of outgoing coordinator Mia Akaogi. The Ossipee Watershed Workbook — a compilation of lessons, activities, and teacher resources meeting N.H. state curriculum standards — was recently completed by Akaogi and presented to local educators at Green Mountain Conservation Group’s annual meeting on Jan. 23. The Youth Coalition for Clean Water will engage Ossipee Watershed youth in stewardship of the region’s shared water resources through water quality research, service learning projects, and public outreach efforts. The coalition will combine classroom experiences, fi eld trips, extracurricular activities, summer camp programs, and leadership opportunities for students to facilitate a relationship between students in neighboring towns, their education, town government, and the environment in which they live. There are many opportunities for involvement in the Youth Coalition for Clean Water in 2011 through water quality research, projects that implement best management practices such as rain gardens and rain barrels, and the creation of public outreach messages. Participating classes, student interns, community members, teachers and students will be able to decide which projects they pursue. Piekut said she is excited to get to know kids in the watershed and find out what they are interested in doing to help their community keep water clean. She said that her own early involvement with the Green Mountain Conservation Group was an incomparable experience. “I’m looking forward to taking on a role like those that the GMCG founders and early members played in helping me come to understand the place where I grew up,” she says. “I can’t say with any certainty that I would have taken the same directions in my life and my education if it hadn’t been for my early experiences with Green GIBSON from page 34

Have a good week, pray for our servicemen, the people of Haiti, the Gulf Coast and the city of Tucson. God bless! Monday, Jan. 31: Chair exercise class begins at 10:30 a.m. Join artist Carl Owen for free water color classes after lunch. We will go bowling; board the bus at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1: Strength, balance and stretch class begins at 9:30 a.m. in the activity room. One-on-one computer labs are offered in the social room today. Call 356-3231 to reserve a slot. Lunch is served at our Silver Lake meal site today at noon. Board the bus at 12:30 for the snow sculpture competition in Jackson. Wednesday, Feb. 2: Wii games are available in the social room 10:30-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-1:30 p.m. Game day begins at 12:30 p.m. in the activity room. Thursday, Feb. 3: Chair exercise class begins at 10:30 a.m. Medicare counseling is available from noon to 1 p.m. in the dining room. It’s the Year of the Rabbit. Join us for lunch and celebrate Chinese New Year. After lunch you can watch the movie “Love Happens” in the activity room. We’ll end with a Chinese New Year Tea by the fireplace at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4: Strength, balance and stretch class begins at 9:30 a.m. in the activity room. The Morning Music Hour will be held at 10:30 a.m. in the social room. Alice Clapp teaches her Ballroom Dance Class see GIBSON page 40

Mountain. I defi nitely wouldn’t have as holistic of an idea of this place and how unique it is.” The projects coming up first as a part of the Youth Coalition in 2011 include the University of Maine’s GET WET! program, which gives students an opportunity to learn about groundwater by testing their own well water, and Trout Unlimited and NH Fish & Game’s Egg-In-The-Classroom program, in which elementary classrooms in Sandwich and Moultonborough will raise brook trout from eggs to fry and then release the fish into local rivers this spring. For more information or to be a part of the Youth Coalition for Clean Water, contact Elena at gmcgnh-wqm@roadrunner.com or 539-1859. Funding for this project is provided by the Lakes Region Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation and from sales of the Conservation License Plate (Moose Plate) through the N.H. State Conservation Committee.

Elena Piekut, new water quality monitoring program coordinator for Green Mountain Conservation Group, is pictured above when she was an intern for the program in 2006.


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Daniel 'Danny' John Mauch

Harland D. Howe Harland D. Howe, 89, of Fryeburg, Maine, died Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011 in the presence of close family. He was born on March 15, 1921 in Canaan, Vt. to Lloyd and Rosalie Howe. Harland lived in Intervale for the early part of his life. He graduated from Kennett High School in 1939. He joined the Marines in January 1942 as a private and worked his way to Corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a member of the First Marine Division at Guadalcanal, and continued his tour of duty until he was honorably discharged in January 1946. After his return from the armed services, Harland married his wife Lois and they lived in North Conway for many years. He was a service manager for White Mountain Oil Company and worked there for over 40 years. During this time, he and his wife had four children. He was an avid hunter and fi sherman, who also liked to golf. He was also an accomplished gardener, taking pride in his expansive vegetable garden and winning an award with the White Mountain Garden Club. He was, like many Mount Washington Valley natives, an excellent skier. He also rode snowmobiles and hiked, and generally enjoyed the outdoors. He was a volunteer for the North Conway Fire Department for many years. Harland and Lois liked to travel and managed to make trips to Hawaii, Australia, and across the United States and back through Canada. Harland and Lois moved to Fryeburg in 1978. He retired from the White Mountain Oil Company in 1986. In Fryeburg, he continued to be active outdoors by exploring the acres of land around his home. He picked blackberries and blueberries in the woods, while cursing the black fl ies. He also took the opportunity to fi sh in the pond on his property, catching mostly pickerel but just enjoying the peace and quiet. He continued his gardening there, as well. He loved to make fresh fried green tomatoes for anyone who was around. Harland was a strong and deliberate

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man, who was extremely patriotic and hard working. He was an honest and dependable man. His wife recently said, “He did not waste words, and he did not talk nonsense.” This earned him a reputation as a straight shooter; who would not say anything until he had something to say. He was a good husband, father, and grandfather. Harland is survived by his wife of 65 years, Lois Howe, of Fryeburg, Maine; three daughters, Heidi Provencaland her husband John, of Merrimack, Jackie Howe, of Fryeburg, and Kathleen Haynes, of North Conway; one son, Judson Howe, of Fryeburg, and his wife, Kimberly; three grandchildren, Heather, Elijah and Amanda; a brother, Stanton Howe, of Newbury Park, Calif.; a sister, Joyce Howe of Portsmouth, as well as several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Lawrence Howe, and a sister, Marilyn Heath. There will be an announcement for a graveside service in the spring at the North Conway Cemetery. Donations may be sent to the North Conway Day Care Center, PO Box 401, North Conway, NH, 03860, or the charity of your choice.

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Daniel "Danny" John Mauch, 56, died at home in Sandwich, on Jan. 8, 2011. Danny was born on April 7, 1954, in Hackensack, N.J., to Raymond and Frances Mauch. Raised in Sandwich, Danny graduated from Inter-Lakes High School and attended Windham College in Putney, Vt. He learned the electrical trade from his father Ray, became a licensed electrician in 1976 and a master electrician in 1991. Danny was a born actor. He worked in theater locally and statewide as actor, director and lighting designer, and helped found The Sandwich Players. Notable roles included Don Quixote in "Man of La Mancha," Tevye in "Fiddler on the Roof," Lomov in "A Marriage Proposal," for which he won second place — acting male lead at the NH Drama Festival, Herbert in "The Monkey's Paw," Bottom in "A Midsummer Night's Dream," Henry in "The Fantasticks," Sir Toby Belch in "Twelfth Night" and Bob Cratchett in "A Christmas Carol." He worked as production assistant on the 1980 fi lm "On Golden Pond." Danny loved the Beatles and Bob Dylan. he loved to garden, and was generous with the extraordinary dahlias and gladiolas he grew. He loved his community, remembering the details of his friends' and neighbors' lives and giving personal and nostalgic gifts. Most of all he loved his son Jack. He might have said, in the words of John Lennon, "He didn't come out of my belly, but my God, I've made his bones, because I've attended to every

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meal, and how he sleeps, and the fact that he swims like a fi sh because I took him to the ocean. I'm so proud of all those things. But he is my biggest pride." Danny is survived by his son, Jack Mauch, of Sandwich; his parents, Ray and Fran Mauch, of Sandwich; his brother, Raymond "Skipp" Mauch, Jr., of Lochmere; his sister, Nancy Hosmer, of Brewster, Mass.; his brother, Matthew Mauch, of Nashville, Tenn.; two nieces and five nephews; Jack's siblings, Juno Lamb, of Tamworth, Rosy Lamb, of Paris, France, Jasmine Lamb, of Sandwich, Roland Lamb of London, England; and Jack's mother, Janina Lamb, of Sandwich. A celebration of Danny's life will be held on Friday evening, Sept. 16, 2011, place TBA. In lieu of fl owers, the family suggests memorial donations be made in Danny's name to Advice to the Players, P.O. Box 14, North Sandwich, NH, 03259, www. advicetotheplayers.org.

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Edwin P. Thurston

Edwin P. Thurston, 57, of Drake Road in Effingham, passed away suddenly, Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011 at his home. He was born Jan. 21, 1954 in Laconia, the son of the late Alfred and Jeanne (Chase) Thurston. Ed had lived in West Ossipee and Effi ngham all of his life. Ed worked as a self employed general contractor most of his life. He enjoyed NASCAR, movies and his dogs. He is survived by his children, Samantha Thurston, of Rock Springs,

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Paddy O’Paws Benefit brunch and auction will be at the Red Jacket Mountain View Resort. The auction is one of the biggest fund-raisers for Animal Rescue Legue of NH — North.

Paddy O’Paws Benefit brunch and auction will be March 13 CONWAY — Call now to reserve a spot for the annual Paddy O’Paws Benefit brunch and auction at the Red Jacket Mountain View Resort. The fun gets underway at 11 a.m. with the silent bidding and the Red Jacket’s wonderful brunch buffet. This live and silent auction is one of the biggest fundraisers of the year for the Animal Rescue League of NH-North (formerly Conway Area Humane Society). Come bid on hundreds of items including gift certifi cates for concerts, services, restaurants, lodging, recreation, museums and more. There will be artwork, jewelry, books, puzzles, gift items, crafts and unusual and bizarre items as well. The live auction will offer a Disney family trip to Orlando including

lodging at the Marriot, an African Photo Safari, the ever-popular carved bear from the North Country Whittler, several beautiful quilts and wall hangings, a psychic reading for human and dog, a plane ride for two to Bar Harbor, and a custom painted Adirondack Chair — just to name a few! More items are being added every day. Auctioneer Steve Schofi eld will be keeping things fun and lively, and there will also be a few surprises. Tickets are $35 per person. To reserve a ticket call (603) 447-5605 or go online to www.conwayshelter. org and click on the Paddy O’Paws logo. All proceeds go directly to the animals in the care of the Conway shelter.

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Science, Engineering and Technology project group that will meet monthly. Students between the ages of 13 and 18 interested in entering the fair in May are welcome to participate in the group. Meetings will consist of coaching sessions, experiment planning and design. For more information or to register, contact the UNH Extension office at 447-3834. Congratulations to Mary Chesley on the birth of her great-grandson,

Wy., and Zebadiah Libby, of Phoenix, Ariz.; his siblings, John Thurston, of North Carolina, David Thurston, of Freedom, Larry Thurston, of Tamworth, Josie Thurston, of Effi ngham, and Mary Thurston, of Ossipee, and nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be Monday, Jan. 31, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Lord Funeral Home at 50 Moultonville Road in Center Ossipee. A brief memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. at the funeral home following the calling hours. Interment will be in Woodland Cemetery in Effingham in the spring.

Jack Jason McAllister, born last September. Bernadine Dubois' grandson, Adam Broussean, passed the U.S. Army Ranger Program. His graduation was held in Savannah, Ga., on Jan. 21. Leanne Smith was among the three U.S. women in the top 10 of the Super G race in Cortina d'Ampezzo. She came in eighth. So far this has been a real winter. Enjoy it. We live in New Hampshire after all. Have a great week.


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at 12:30 in the activity room. It’s Red Friday! Help celebrate healthy heart day. Upcoming Programs • Blood pressure clinics will be offered the last Wednesday of each month from 11:45 to 12:45 p.m. • Morning music hour begins at 10:30 a.m. every Friday morning in the social room. Bring your favorite piece of music to share with the group. Upcoming trips need sign ups as soon as possible so that we can purchase tickets. Call 356-3231 to reserve a spot. • Winter Waltz Party at Eagle Mountain House: At this fund-raiser for Mountain Top Music, their orchestra will play waltzes, the Eagle Mountain House will provide a dessert buffet, and there will be a silent auction. The Gibson Center will provide door-to-door transportation to the event. The cost for it all is $36 Pick ups will start at 5 p.m. • Inn-to-Inn Chocolate Tour: The annual Inn-to-Inn Chocolate Tour is Sunday, Feb. 27; visit all the stops, enjoy the chocolate, only $30. • RiverDance: We will take a trip to see RiverDance Saturday, March 12. The cost is $61. • Boston Flower Show: The Boston Flower Show trip will be Wednesday, March 16, from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. The cost, $45, includes transportation, a box lunch and a show. You can learn about other programs and trips coming up by going to our website at www.gibsoncenter.org/social. Menu: Monday: Bavarian meatloaf, Tuesday: black bean chili; Wednesday: marinated steak tips; Thursday: ginger sesame chicken; Friday: Hungarian beef stew.

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The Mountain Garden Club 2011 Scholarship application is available Money may not grow on trees, but applying for a Mountain Garden Club scholarship is as close to it as Mount Washington Valley students can get if they are concentrating on a plant sciences degree. The Mountain Garden Club has announced that five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded for the 20112012 academic year. The Mountain Garden Club Alice T. Madden Scholarship program was established with the intent of encouraging post-secondary education in plant science disciplines, such as horticulture, agriculture, forestry, environmental science, land management and other related fields of study. Graduating high school seniors, with plans to enroll in any of these “green” disciplines or postsecondary students presently pursuing a course of instruction in these disciplines, and who reside in any of the towns served by SAU9, SAU13 or SAD72, are encouraged to apply for this scholarship. We urge all eligible students to contact the guidance office at your school or go to the Mountain Garden

Club website (www.mountaingardenclub.org) for the application form and more detailed information. Applications must be returned to the Mountain Garden Club scholarship chairperson on or before April 15. In addition, the club’s Alice T. Madden Scholarship Program is partnered with Dollars for Scholars of the Mount Washington Valley. The club is pleased about the additional benefi ts that this partnership entails, both for the club and our scholarship recipients. For more information about Dollars for Scholars, visit its website at www.dfsmwv.homestead.com. The Mountain Garden Club is a non-profit organization that was established in 1973. It is a member of the New Hampshire Federation of Garden Clubs – District 1 and the National Garden Clubs, Inc. – New England Region. The club is dedicated to promoting horticultural education, civic beautifi cation, and conservation through volunteerism and friendship in the Mount Washington Valley.

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International condos BY SUSAN K. O’BRIEN Are you dreaming of a beachside condo in Belize, or a ski chalet in Switzerland? If so, despite the luxury nature of such a purchase, you aren’t alone. Buying condos in a foreign country is becoming more common as boundaries shift, air travel increases, and foreign developers discover the market. TV shows and slick magazines paint a rosy picture of such a purchase. But as the American owner of two condos in Quebec City for over 10 years, I learned how to think about a foreign purchase. The fi rst step isn’t to hire a real estate agent and go looking, but to determine your needs, wishes, and particularly your limits. Before falling in love with a geographic place or an actual condo, sit down and fi gure out exactly how much you have to Susan K. O’Brien spend and stick to it. In our case, drawing this firm line meant a very considerable savings. The first unit we bought had been on the market for a year and the owner was anxious to sell. He accepted an offer from us that was lower than a previous offer he had turned down. Add in extra expenses: airline travel, utilities, taxes and a cushion for the inevitable but unexpected repairs that will come up. In the case of Canada, taxes are signifi cantly higher than the in U.S. Fees for real estate agents can go as high as 8 percent in some countries, so research that before buying in case you want to or have to resell the unit. Now fi gure out your primary use. If it’s to spend time on the beach, you may be looking at a condo association made up of many tourists from other countries. In our case, we wanted the full experience of French Canadian life with many places to walk to, so we purchased a unit in a very historic building in the heart of the oldest section of the city. Remind yourself of how you live at home. Do you need peace and quiet? If so, don’t buy a unit next to a swimming pool. Make a list of everything you’d like to get in your new condo. Always use a licensed agent, and present your list to the agent before you even look. Have a copy with you and keep notes on the criterion each unit meets or doesn’t. You may or may not get everything you want, but it’s surprising how close you can come. Are you planning to rent your unit? Laws differ in different foreign locations: Canada has strict, very consumer-oriented laws that favor tenants. Having a list of honest, reliable rental agents is essential in considering any such transactions. How much can you get per month? Are weekly or shorter-term rentals allowed? (If yes, that can be a negative factor in the quality of life in the association but may reap a better rental income.) Pets? What happens if the tenant is unreliable? Can you evict, and how? Find out the rental history of units in any association you’re considering. Many people considering a foreign condo ask me why we purchased in French Canada rather than in France. I have a very low tolerance for see CONDOS page 42

Today’s Home of the Week is a gambrel-style log home situated on five acres in Jackson.

Spacious and immaculate OSSIPEE — Close to the lake — without lake taxes. That’s one of the pluses of today’s Home of the Week in Ossipee. The property is located next to the “bluffs” in Ossipee in the area of Ossipee Lake. There is pond access off Deer Cove Road. The home was built in 2000 and features many upgrades, including an open and spacious kitchen, hardwood fl oors and energy-effi cient windows. There are three bedrooms, two baths and 1,807 square feet of space. Listing agent Nicole Martinez, of Exit Realty Leaders in Ossipee, describes the home as “immaculate” and in “pristine condition.” There is a two-car garage and a deck. The home sits on an open half-acre lot. Price is $195,000. Martinez can be reached at (603) 539-9595, Ext. 107, or nmarti1164@ aol. com.

The home has three bedrooms and 1,807 square feet of space.


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CONDOS from page 41

the burdensome trappings of airline travel today. For me, it’s no longer enjoyable to fly; it’s an ordeal. I wanted a place we could easily drive to, and that decision has proven to be correct for us. We enjoy our leisurely drives almost as much as we do the experience of life in another country; we have favorite restaurants we stop at to eat; we know the route; it’s comfortable and safe. It’s also much cheaper than paying for plane tickets. So if you don’t want a vacation spoiled by planes that don’t fly, or by standing in long lines and fighting for food and water, fully consider the dark side of having to travel a long distance to enjoy your vacation unit. If you hate flying as much as I’ve come to, you’ll be better off with a condo in a close Canadian location, or in the U.S. Research health care. What options are there if you or a member of your family gets sick? What is the quality of care? Will your insurance cover a health care emergency in another country? Despite the reputation for long waits in the Canadian health care system, I have never had that experience. Both times we needed to use it we received excellent, onthe-spot, emergency care. I have read of other visitors who have not had such a positive result. If considering a retirement condo in a foreign country, note that you must remain in the U.S. for approximately six months per year or you can lose your social security and health benefi ts. You will still have to pay U.S. taxes on your income, including any you generate in a foreign country. What other services are available nearby any condo you consider? If you need to replace a dishwasher or fix the plumbing, how will you be able to do it? Remote locations in foreign country, attractive as they may be for views and natural surroundings, can be problematic if you don’t speak the language and you’re trying to arrange a repair from the United States. Will a language barrier exist in other ways? How important is this? Work only with an agent who will provide you with a copy of all documents in English. How will you read your association documents if you don’t speak the language? How will you be able to determine, for example, if increases in condo fees are fairly calculated? It’s a great courtesy to the culture you’re joining to learn at least a few phrases in the native language. Financing can be diffi cult in foreign countries. Line up an advance American expert to help you through this minefi eld. Some countries require as much as 40 percent down; other cultures may only accept full cash payments. What about the title? You need to understand whether or not your title is completely clear; if not, in some countries, family members have been known to come forward and try to claim the property. As with all condos, you should plan to participate in the life of the association as much as possible.

As with all condos, you should plan to participate in the life of the association as much as possible. Attend as many meetings as you can, learn about the issues, and make your voice known. There are honest and dishonest board members in every country in the world; ignoring association relationships is a poor idea anywhere on the planet.

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Attend as many meetings as you can, learn about the issues, and make your voice known. There are honest and dishonest board members in every country in the world; ignoring association relationships is a poor idea anywhere on the planet. Know your neighbors. An advantage of buying into an association that has at least some permanent residents is that they are far more likely to know what goes on when you’re not there. Some Americans have the idea, for example, that French Canadians are very unfriendly; this has been totally untrue in our case, and knowing the board and having friends in the building has been invaluable in problem-solving and, of course, in shared enjoyment of the culture. There are numerous issues to consider and resolve before buying a condo in a foreign country. In our case, buying an architecturally designed unit in a very historic Quebec building has provided a deeply satisfying experience of living in another culture in the closest way possible. It has not always been problem-free, but it has always been very interesting. So positive was our experience that when our next-door neighbors, a younger couple with whom we had become close friends, decided to sell their unit, we bought it directly from them without an agent. By then we knew which attorney to use and what the ground rules were. We now own a small wing of this beautiful building, affording much privacy and peace. While we bought our units at a time of excellent exchange between the dollar and the loonie and low prices in the market, we did not purchase as an investment. Nonetheless, because we chose wisely in a city now the tenth tourist destination in the world (as rated by Conde Nast, 2010,) our two little condos have grown greatly in value. Because of their historic location and cachet with both the French and out-of-Canada buyers, they will always be in demand. Bon journée! Susan O’Brien has owned four condominiums, currently two in Canada. Write to her at thecondocolumn@gmail.com. All communication is confidential.

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Economy grew at 3.2 percent rate in fourth quarter of 2010 BY CATHERINE RAMPELL NEW YORK TIMES

With a little more money in their wallets and a little less fear in their hearts, American consumers helped pull the economy up by its bootstraps in the final months of last year. The gross domestic product, a broad measure of the goods and services produced in the country, grew at an annual rate of 3.2 percent in the fourth quarter, up from 2.6 percent in the previous period, according to a Commerce Department report released Friday. Because of this slightly speedier expansion, the nation’s overall economic output has fi nally matched its peak before the recession. Still, given the millions of jobless American workers, the economy has fallen far short of what it could be if it were healthy, economists said. “Things are better, but they’re not anywhere near where they need to be to make major inroads into unemployment,” said John Ryding, chief economist at RDQ Economics. Thanks to modestly higher paychecks and swelled investment portfolios, Americans appeared more comfortable buying again and stashing away a little less in savings. Consumer spending grew at an annual rate of 4.4 percent in the OctoberDecember period, its quickest pace in nearly fi ve years and almost double the growth rate from the previous quarter. The payroll tax cut and the extension of the Bush-era tax cuts, both

passed in December, are expected to further buoy consumer spending, which many economists predict will grow at an annual pace of about 3 or 3.5 percent this year. The shrinking trade defi cit also helped the economy regain some momentum in the final months of the year. Economic growth, after a surge in late 2009, began to sputter in the spring of last year. The slowdown was largely the result of rocketing growth in imports, which are subtracted from the government’s calculations of gross domestic product. In the fourth quarter, however, a combination of rising exports and shrinking imports helped the economy expand at a faster pace. “In the middle of last year, imports showed the biggest drag on G.D.P. growth in more than 60 years,” said Dean Maki, chief United States economist at Barclays Capital. “That kind of rise in imports just wasn’t sustainable.” Businesses also increased their spending on equipment and software as the year concluded, though not quite at the double-digit growth rates shown earlier in the year. Economists are hoping that these types of investments — and a replenishing of inventories, which ran low at the end of the last quarter — will soon be matched by investments in new workers as well. “Firms have the cash to hire,” said Augustine Faucher, director of macroeconomics at Moody’s Analytics. “They just need the confi dence to do so, and that could develop quickly.”

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Financial crisis was avoidable, inquiry finds BY SEWELL CHAN NEW YORK TIMES

FWASHINGTON — The 2008 fi nancial crisis was an “avoidable” disaster caused by widespread failures in government regulation, corporate mismanagement and heedless risk-taking by Wall Street, according to the conclusions of a federal inquiry. The commission that investigated the crisis casts a wide net of blame, faulting two administrations, the Federal Reserve and other regulators for permitting a calamitous concoction: shoddy mortgage lending, the excessive packaging and sale of loans to investors and risky bets on securities backed by the loans. “The greatest tragedy would be to accept the refrain that no one could have seen this coming and thus nothing could have been done,” the panel wrote in the report’s conclusions, which were read by The New York Times. “If we accept this notion, it will happen again.” While the panel, the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, accuses several financial institutions of greed, ineptitude or both, some of its gravest conclusions concern government failings, with embarrassing implications for both parties. But the panel was itself divided along partisan lines, which could blunt the impact of its findings. Many of the conclusions have been widely described, but the synthesis of interviews, documents and testimony, along with its government imprimatur, give the report — to be released on Thursday as a 576-page book — a conclusive sweep and authority. The commission held 19 days of hearings and interviews with more than 700 witnesses; it has pledged to release a trove of transcripts and other raw material online. Of the 10 commission members, the six appointed

by Democrats endorsed the final report. Three Republican members have prepared a dissent focusing on a narrower set of causes; a fourth Republican, Peter J. Wallison, has his own dissent, calling policies to promote homeownership the major culprit. The panel was hobbled repeatedly by internal divisions and staff turnover. The majority report fi nds fault with two Fed chairmen: Alan Greenspan, who led the central bank as the housing bubble expanded, and his successor, Ben S. Bernanke, who did not foresee the crisis but played a crucial role in the response. It criticizes Mr. Greenspan for advocating deregulation and cites a “pivotal failure to stem the fl ow of toxic mortgages” under his leadership as a “prime example” of negligence. It also criticizes the Bush administration’s “inconsistent response” to the crisis — allowing Lehman Brothers to collapse in September 2008 after earlier bailing out another bank, Bear Stearns, with Fed help — as having “added to the uncertainty and panic in the financial markets.” Like Mr. Bernanke, Mr. Bush’s Treasury secretary, Henry M. Paulson Jr., predicted in 2007 — wrongly, it turned out — that the subprime collapse would be contained, the report notes. Democrats also come under fi re. The decision in 2000 to shield the exotic financial instruments known as over-the-counter derivatives from regulation, made during the last year of President Bill Clinton’s term, is called “a key turning point in the march toward the financial crisis.” Timothy F. Geithner, who was president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York during the crisis and is now the Treasury secretary, was not unscathed; the report fi nds that the New York Fed missed signs of trouble at Citigroup and Lehman, though it did not

have the main responsibility for overseeing them. Former and current officials named in the report, as well as financial institutions, declined Tuesday to comment before the report was released. The report could reignite debate over the influence of Wall Street; it says regulators “lacked the political will” to scrutinize and hold accountable the institutions they were supposed to oversee. The financial industry spent $2.7 billion on lobbying from 1999 to 2008, while individuals and committees affi liated with it made more than $1 billion in campaign contributions. The report does knock down — at least partly — several early theories for the fi nancial crisis. It says the low interest rates brought about by the Fed after the 2001 recession; Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the mortgage fi nance giants; and the “aggressive homeownership goals” set by the government as part of a “philosophy of opportunity” were not major culprits. On the other hand, the report is harsh on regulators. It finds that the Securities and Exchange Commission failed to require big banks to hold more capital to cushion potential losses and halt risky practices, and that the Fed “neglected its mission.” It says the Offi ce of the Comptroller of the Currency, which regulates some banks, and the Offi ce of Thrift Supervision, which oversees savings and loans, blocked states from curbing abuses because they were “caught up in turf wars.” “The crisis was the result of human action and inaction, not of Mother Nature or computer models gone haywire,” the report states. “The captains of fi nance and the public stewards of our fi nancial system ignored warnings and failed to question, understand and manage evolving risks within a system essential to the well-being of the American public. Theirs was a big miss, not a stumble.”

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Consumer demographics, spending habits continue to evolve as housing market continues its slow rebound

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NATIVE RELIABLE REAL ESTATE SERVICE

Box 286, Rt. 16, Chocorua, NH • 603-323-7803 • www.ldre.com

RTE. 16/153 INTERSECTION • BOX 1708 • CONWAY, NH 03818

(603) 447-5023 drhaine@gmail.com www.davidrhainerealestate.com • Fax (603) 447-3806

Custom Homes & Garages Milling & Manufacturing

Tim Bates Sales Representative

La Valley Building Supply, Inc.

email: tbates@lavalleys.com cell: 603-387-2959

Middleton Building Supply, Inc.

44 Railroad Ave., Meredith • 1-800-639-0800 • 603-279-7911 www.lavalleys.com • Fax 1-520-843-4851

MacMillan & Associates

DAVID HAINE REAL ESTATE “We know the land… we’ve been here all our lives.”

Economists say 2011 is the year of the “jump ball economy” — “so many consumer decisions are up in the air,” says James Chung, president of Research Advisors. According to statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau, household incomes were on the decline during the past decade, even before the Great Recession hit: • Workers ages 15 to 24 saw a roughly 12 percent decline in income between 2000 and 2009, about the same as those aged 45 to 54. • Households 25 to 34 years old saw incomes decline 10 percent • Households 35 to 44 saw approximately 8 percent decline. • Heads of households between 55 and 66 saw a 1 percent increase in income, while those 65 to 74 saw an income growth of 10 percent Polling results from Yankelovich (The Futures Group) show the following homebuying trends as indicators of responsibility and good citizenship: • Making sure the home is as energy-effi cient as possible (65 percent) • Not buying a home that is larger than you really need (42 percent — up from 34 percent in 2007) • Further, 22 percent said that a home that did not offer savings through energy-effi ciency was a dealbreaker, and add 19 percent said that they would pay more for a home that offered energy-efficient — CTW Features

LOOKING FOR US? We’ve moved to Coldwell Banker Wright Realty The right choice in real estate

YOUR CHOICE – GREAT SPOT FOR AN OFFICE OR AN IN HOME BUSINESS with a Rte 16 location or personal residence with this updated three bedroom, two bath home on over an acre. MLS#2833952.......................................................................................................................$137,500

CUSTOM BUILDERS Discover Quality for Life... Custom Homes & Additions Rural Development Homes Kitchen/Baths ~ CAD Design Building Inspection Services

Call Kevin MacMillan 356-5821

K evin Gregston RealE state C onway,N H •www.kgregston.com Office 603-447-6644 •C ell603-662-6831 IN -TOW N IN VE STM E N T M ultiunit building featuring tow n w ater/septic,4 residential apartm ents,larg e retailunit,art g allery,pack ing /shipping facility, plus ow ners apartm ent. M LS 2603050 $399,900

NO LOT RENT WITH THIS TWO BEDROOM, ONE BATH MOBILE HOME on its own land with Town water, Town sewer, and Town road. Lots of storage space. MLS# 2807247.............$49,900

— LAND — VIEWS OF MT WASHINGTON on this almost level lot on a paved road with underground power, cable & phone. Close to all valley activities. MLS 4003773........................................$89,500 ACRE PLUS LOT IN LOVELL, MAINE. Town access to Kezar Lake, close to golf course & hiking – Fryeburg Academy for High School. MLS- NH 2819796.......................................................$11,900

Bill Lydon ABR, RSPS, Realtor® 603-447-2117 x307 Cell: 603-986-6247 Bill@WrightRealty.com

Karl Seibel ABR, Realtor® 603-447-2117 x364 Cell: 603-986-6300 Karl@WrightRealty.com

Coldwell Banker Wright Realty 481 White Mountain Highway Conway NH 03818 800-447-2120 www.wrightrealty.com

WRIGHT REALTY

LAN D LAN D LAN D Tim e to buy that lot w ith deeded river access you’ve dream ed about,upscale subdivision, convenient location,num erous lots to choose from ,starting at $49,900 M LS 27 31180 Specia lizin g in a ssistin g both bu yersa n d sellersw ith hon est,relia ble service.B oth in su red a n d bon d ed … Iw a n t to be you r R ea ltor.


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The Conway Daily Sun, Saturday, January 29, 2011  

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