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School warrant articles total $1.2 million BY LLOYD JONES THE CONWAY DAILY SUN
CONWAY — Aside from the budget, voters here will be asked to decide 21 other warrant articles when they head to the polls in April. The articles, which include everything from all-day kindergarten to two school buses, total over $1.15 million if all are approved.
In addition to $32.5 million operating budget
Earlier this month, the Conway School Board voted unanimously, for the first time in the past few years, to support the budget of $32,451,229, which is roughly $600,000 less than the previous year's $33,039,842. The total does not include the other warrant articles, and three of those,
all contracts, do not yet have a price tag associated with them. Board member Randy Davison, who had not supported the budget the prior two years, is supporting this one. see SCHOOL ARTICLES page 8
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DES MOINES (NY Times) — The Republican presidential candidates made a frenetic final push Monday to woo Iowa’s fickle voters before time runs out, hoping to gain whatever edge they can in a race that defies easy predictions. The six Iowa contenders are fanning out across the state in 19 planned campaign rallies and meet-and-greets Monday, looking for anyone who might be willing to brave the newly frigid winter weather to caucus for them Tuesday night.
At the Rising Sun Cafe in Polk City, Rick Santorum, the former senator from Pennsylvania, dismissed concern about whether his scrappy campaign can go the distance against Mitt Romney in what could be a drawn-out primary battle. “We’ve raised more money in the last few days than we have in the last few months,” Mr. Santorum said, adding that the new national attention he is receiving will persuade donors to contribute to what he called a “conviction politician” in the race.
(NY Times) — Europe’s leaders braced their nations for a turbulent year, with their beleaguered economies facing a threat on two fronts: widening deficits that force more borrowing but increasing austerity measures that put growth further out of reach. Most economists are forecasting a recession for 2012 in Europe, which will heighten the pressure governments and financial institutions across the Continent are seeing. Adding to the gloomy outlook is the prospect of a downgrade in France’s sterling credit rating, a move that analysts say could happen early in the new year and have wide-ranging consequences on efforts to stabilize Europe’s finances. Despite criticism from many economists, though, most European governments are sticking to austerity plans, rejecting the Keynesian approach of economic stimulus favored by Washington after the financial crisis in 2008, in a bid to show investors they are serious about fiscal discipline.
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There are several new bill proposals that make you say huh BY TIM BUCKLAND THE UNION LEADER
CONCORD — It’s the time of year to start taking down Christmas decorations and start keeping — or breaking — New Year’s resolutions. And for some New Hampshire state legislators, it’s time to introduce bills that might make you say ... huh? If some legislators have it their way, state prisoners would be forced to eat a mostly vegetarian diet and state employees who interact with the public would not be allowed to wear perfume. Rep. Michele Peckham, R-North Hampton, is the prime sponsor of the perfume bill, which she said she put forward after a constituent asked her to do so. She said there are people allergic to fragrances. “It may seem silly, but it’s a health issue,” Peckham said. “Many people have violent reactions to strong scents.” State Rep. Robert Kingsbury, R-Laconia, who wants the vegetarian diet for state prisoners, said he is serious about each of several bills he’s put forward. “The bills I put in should, in my opinion, become law,” he said. “Whether they do or not, we’ll have to see.” Other bills introduced by Kingsbury include measures that would have the Legislature nominate candidates for primary elections for the U.S. Senate; require federal agents to inform New Hampshire law enforcement before beginning an investigation or law enforcement action in New Hampshire; and inform the U.S. Congress that the General Court does not want the New Hampshire National Guard serving outside the state, except upon the declaration of war. He also wants the Magna Carta referenced in bills on individual rights and liberties, wants judges to be at least 60 years old, would require pupils to stand during the pledge of allegiance and wants jurors to be paid a living wage when called to serve.
Requiring the vegetarian diet would increase food costs for the Department of Corrections by an average of about $700,000 per year over the next four years, according to estimates by legislative staff. It’s a number Kingsbury disputes. “I’ve had problems with some of the people” who conduct research for bills, he said. He said the bill, which has no co-sponsors, would save taxpayers as much as $7 million annually by mostly eliminating meat, which he said is costlier than starches or vegetables. Prisoners would be allowed to have meat on Sundays, Thanksgiving and Christmas, according to the bill. Another of his proposed bills would increase fees paid to jurors from $10 per half-day to $80 and increase mileage compensation from 20 cents per mile to 55 cents per mile. He said he doesn’t understand why the Legislature “would require jurors to serve at less than a living wage.” The legislation would increase annual general fund spending by anywhere from $3.9 million to $14.2 million, according to estimates in Kingsbury’s bill. Here are a couple of other bills suggested for 2012 that may raise an eyebrow or two: -- HB 1451, introduced by Rep. Robert Malone, R-Alton Bay, would establish a property tax credit of $75 for a residential vegetable garden of larger than 100 square feet. -- HB 1218, by Rep. Dan Itse, R-Fremont, would require the governor to seek Executive Council and legislative approval before applying for federal emergency assistance. -- HB 1446, by Rep. Laurie Harding, D-Lebanon, would exempt horse meat from inspection, prohibit the slaughter of horses for meat and prohibit the sale of horse meat for consumption. Searches of bills being proposed can be done at gencourt.state.nh.us/ bill_status/.
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TUESDAY, JANUARY 3 Writers Group. The Conway Public Library’s Writers Group meets at 4:30 p.m. All genres and levels are welcome. This open group offers feedback only when requested. Each month there’s a prompt to exercise your writing skills – or just share what you’re working on. The group also welcomes visits from published authors living locally. Call the Conway Library contact at 447-5552, and talk with Olga if you are interested in being a guest author.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4 The Conway area Brain Injury Support Group meets on the first Wednesday of every month from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Redstone Office of New Horizons (Northern Human Services) This group is open to all survivors, family members, or friends of those who have experienced a brain injury or stroke. Refreshments and pot luck available, share a dish if you wish, coffee will be available. For more information contact: Freddi Gale, North Country Independent Living at 356-0282 ext. 11
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Barbara Lucille (Goodwin) Flint
Barbara Lucille (Goodwin) Flint, 86, of Port Charlotte, Fla., formerly of Melrose, Mass.passed away peacefully, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011 at her home. She was the daughter of Angier Louis and (Eleanor Stone) Goodwin, born on Jan. 9, 1925 in Malden, Mass. Barbara grew up in Melrose and graduated from Melrose High School in 1942. After receiving an Associate of Arts degree from Lasell Junior College in Auburndale, Mass. in 1944, she went to work for her father in Washington. Congressman Goodwin served the 8th District of Massachusetts in Congress from 1943 to 1955. Barbara married Arthur E. Flint on Oct. 2, 1948 and the couple settled in Melrose, Mass., where they raised four children. In
1960, the family built a summer cottage on Broad Bay in Freedom where weekends and vacations were spent enjoying the lake in the summer and skiing in the winter. Barbara was active in the charitable sorority Phi Theta Xi, serving twice as President and put in countless volunteer hours for the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital, including time on the Hospital Association. She was a Cub Scout den mother and a Camp Fire Leader. In the 1970s and 1980s she returned to work as a secretary in a dentist’s office in Malden. Travel was a favorite activity in the 1980s and 1990s, with Bermuda being one of the couple’s favorite destinations. They also traveled across the United States including Alaska and Hawaii and outside the US to the Caribbean,
Greece and the British Isles. Beginning in the 1990s an interest in genealogy took the couple to town offices and cemeteries all across New England in search of ancestors; now both can trace lineage back to the Mayflower. Barbara and Arthur moved to Punta Gorda in 1996, where Barbara was an active member of the First United Methodist Church and St. Andrews South Golf Course. In 2010 they moved to South Port Square, Port Charlotte. She will be greatly missed by friends and family: her husband of 63 years, Arthur E. Flint, of Port Charlotte, Fla.; children, Jeffrey A. Flint, of North Conway, Jill E. Flint-Barber and her husband, Henry Barber, of Hale’s Location, Jay T. G. Flint and his wife, Mariane
William 'Billy' Baker William "Billy" Baker, 34, of Conway, formerly of Franklin, died at his home on Dec. 29, 2011. Billy was born in Rochester, N.Y. on Nov. 12, 1977 the son of Robert and Roberta (Clark) Baker. He was a graduate of Franklin High School, Class of 1995, and was a member of the football team. He received numerous awards and played in the Shrine Maple Sugar Game. He continued his love of football fol-
lowing high school and was an avid Patriots fan. He attended Bridgewater State College. Billy was currently a self-employed contractor. bHe also enjoyed fishing and the outdoors. Family members include his daughter, Alexis Baker, of North Conway; his mother, Roberta Baker, of Tilton; two brothers, Robert Baker and Brian Baker and his wife, Anne, of Northfield; a sister, Lisa Bauman, of Laconia; aunts, uncles, cousins, and nieces and nephews. He was predeceased
(Radcliffe), of Fairfield, Iowa, and Joan C. Fullam and her husband, Paul, of North Port, Fla.; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; four nieces and a nephew, and several generations of cousins. Barbara was preceded in death by her brother, Roger Louis Goodwin; sisters, Mary Eleanor (Goodwin) Culver and Elizabeth Locke Goodwin. A service to celebrate Barbara’s life will be held on her 87th Birthday, Monday, Jan. 9, 2012 at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church. Memorial donations may be made to The Shriners Children Hospital, Tide Well Hospice or First United Methodist Church, 507 W. Marion Avenue, Punta Gorda, FL, 33950. Arrangements are by Larry Taylor Funeral and Cremation Services.
–––––––––––––––– BIRTH –––––––––––––––– by his dad. Visiting hours will be held Thursday, Jan. 5, 2011 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Paquette-Neun Funeral Home at 104 Park Street in Northfield. Spring burial will be in Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a memorial fund for Billy's daughter, c/o Roberta Baker, 380 West Main Street, Apt. 60, Tilton, NH, 03276. For directions and an online guestbook, access www.neunfuneralhomes.com.
Kaden Arthur Fecteau
Kaden Arthur Fecteau was born to Michael Fecteau and Elizabeth Hicks Nov. 1, 2011 at 6:31 p.m. at the Bridgton Hospital in Bridgton Maine. He weighed 8 pounds and was 20 three quarter inchs long. He joins brother, Tyler, 11, and sister, Victoria, 6. Maternal Grandparents are Norman Hicks, of Fryeburg Maine, and Jolene Paige, of Grottoes, Va. Paternal Grandparents are Steve Fecteau, of Casco Maine, and Barbara Mastroianni, of Casco Maine. Maternal great grandparents are Pauline Benson, of Bridgton, Lillian Chapman, of Brownfield Maine, Helen and the Late Arthur Blake, of Brownfield, and the late Harold Richardson. Paternal Great Grandmothers are Ida Fecteau, of Windham, Maine and Lauraett Baggett of Sun City Center, Fla.
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Important for Obama supporters to vote To the editor: While the Republican presidential candidates are auditioning for Donald Trump’s latest reality TV show it is important to remember that there is in fact a Democratic primary as well on Jan. 10. While the outcome of the Democratic primary isn’t as hotly contested as the Grand Old Party’s this year it is
important for supporters of President Obama to come out on Jan 10. New Hampshire’s ‘First in the Nation’ primary sets the tone for both parties through the primary season and on into the general election. If you support President Obama show that support in the voting booth on Jan. 10! Erik Corbett Glen
Ron Figuly is the one who should get real To the editor: Ron Figuly get over yourself. In response to Ron Figuly’s letter about the marriage and family between man, one woman, stating that it is creation, and get real. I believe you Mr. Figuly should be the one to “get real.” You are just simple minded. “God” has nothing to do with love. In fact religion in itself is ridiculous. You are relying your facts on a book sir, simply a book. History has documentation about Roman Gladiators having male lovers, and during the civil war, women
had partners to cope with their loneliness with their absent husbands. If you don’t like it, keep it to yourself — how about that? Love is love and there is nothing that you or your “god” can do about it. I have several gay friends here in the valley and I want them to be able to live a life they want to without people like you bashing them in response to their love interests. I don’t understand why this affects you. Keep your Bible at home sir, or just talk to God, since I am sure he will listen to you. Britney Anderson Conway
Shribman omitted one important candidate To the editor: David Shribman’s article about the fight for the GOP nomination actually omitted a couple of things. In his first paragraph he could have put that one is a serial adulterer and the other flip flops so much he can’t even decide which socks to wear.
He blatantly omitted the man who is constantly ignored by the media, the one who is consistently truthful, maintains his dignity and also maintains the same beliefs throughout his campaign. He could be the one to save the United States. Ian Dawson Conway and Yorkshire, U.K.
Compiling Bedford’s photos for publication? To the editors: With the recent passing of photographer Bruce Bedford, has anyone considered
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The Choice I think it was in 2004 that I dissolved partisan doctrine of trying to bet which candimy affiliation with the Democratic Party, date would win the general election and beat although it took another election or two for the incumbent. I could actually vote consisthat change to make its way onto the voter tently with my conscience, which steadfast checklist. I shed the association because I was party adherents of any stripe rarely do even disgusted with what seemed like Democratic in their own primaries, when it is most imporgutlessness in the face of the increasingly tant to know what people really think. fascistic principles and policies of the Bush The preponderance of the crowded Republiadministration. A good many in Congress can field can readily be dismissed as ideologiwho claimed to be Democrats so feared losing cally sterile. Some, like Perry and Bachmann, their privileged sinecures that they imireally are nothing more than half-wit dematated Republicans in pandering to the baser gogues, while deeper types like Romney and instincts of the American electorate, thereby Huntsman may think that a relatively simeffectively creating a Republican-light third pleminded constituency requires a simpleparty, as though the two major parties were minded platform. Gingrich has accumulated not already similar enough. such a record of profound hypocrisy that most Because Republican loyalists so fervently Republicans can’t stand his stench. The sole espoused the execrable, credential most of them bring-it-on, with-us-orclaim is that they are against-us Bush agenda, not Barack Obama, but The preponderance of the crowded 2004 was also the year it’s difficult to determine Republican field can readily be disthat I vowed never to which Obama they wish missed as ideologically sterile. vote to install another to replace. Do they target self-proclaimed RepubliObama the reformer can in public office. For Democrat, Obama the my money, the Republiwould-be compromiser, can party forever forfeited its political legitior Obama the virtual Republican, who submacy under Bush the Lesser, and cannot scribes to military tribunals, police-state legregain it until the generation that sustained islation, perpetual intervention abroad, and him has passed from the earth. Israeli-style state murder? It did not escape my notice that those two The most appealing candidate in the Repubdecisions painted me into something of a corner, lican field, Ron Paul, is fundamentally a Libleaving me without effective representation. ertarian. I’m no evangelist for capitalism, The vast majority of the American people have and I hardly support the Libertarian dream no effective representation, however. Except for of deregulating corporate America, but I do the congressmen themselves and the occasional agree that our government has grown far too individual whose personal plight offers a valubig and too intrusive in the lives of individuable photo opportunity, the beneficiaries of conals. Paul is the only candidate who opposes gressional power are those who can afford the the interventionist ethic that infects both largest campaign contributions (which reminds parties, and that alone should recommend me again, Mr. Guinta, where did that infamous him to any who protested the Bush wars. half-million dollars come from?). Paul’s main attraction comes not from his In most cases, those self-imposed restricvarious positions, but from a consistency that tions limit me to voting for a Democrat, for the no other Republican has shown. Paradoxirare Independent or unaffiliated candidate, or cally, his opposition to abortion illustrates not voting at all: at the last biennial election, that his consistency is based on personal sinI had to leave one of my four choices for state cerity: his illiberal position seems to conflict representative blank. As I interpret them, directly with basic Libertarian ideology, but the exceptions to those limitations are local he has not wavered from it in decades, while elections that involve no party labeling, and a stealthier politician would have recanted primaries. Were I to select a preference from or engineered a superficial reconciliation. Yet two or more Republicans in a primary, I would Paul is still less odious about abortion than not be electing a Republican to office but only the fawning fundamentalists of the Repubchoosing the lesser or least of potential evils, lican pack. Supporting Paul in the primary while hoping that someone else fields a candiwould make a louder statement than any date palatable enough for me to vote for in the other vote I could cast, even in the no-choice general election. general election. Were I to do that — and this time I think I might — I would not be hampered by the William Marvel lives in South Conway.
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Bruce attributes to me a view on ‘marriage equality’ that I don’t hold To the editor: Do you suppose you could have a word with Susan Bruce? Explain to her that, no matter how hysterically upset those nasty Republicans make her, it’s bad form to misquote and mischaracterize what they’ve said? For example, she attributes to me a view on what she calls “marriage equality” that I don’t hold and haven’t expressed, styling my stated position as no more than some grudging political calculation. Since my position on this issue
has been open and unvarying since well before it became politically acceptable, and my most recent pronouncement on the subject, in this paper, doesn’t even by implication support Ms. Bruce’s description, her characterization is pure invention. Ms. Bruce’s routine, coarse fabrications cheapen public discourse; grown-ups need to step in. Maynard Thomson Freedom
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How will you remember 2011?
How will I remember 2011? By seeing the pictures people took of me during the year. This is Ralph in Eaton. I know some people who were so stoned most of the time last year that they can't remember anything. The fact that many if not most of the Occupy North Conway picketers were/ are quite well off financially speaking. Just saying... You know what is so sickening to me is that things never change. We spend millions of dollars to build this state-ofthe-art security system jail, and we can't even keep prisoners in, and all they want is more help. And what I can't understand is that the superintendent down there needs to step up to the plate and take responsibility. He's in charge. He's the one who let that prisoner out. Don't blame it on the commissioners, don't blame it on the taxpayers and say you need another two or three millions dollars. That is the problem in this country; it's called personal responsibility. You're in charge, you screwed up, step up to the plate. Personally, I'll remember 2011 as a wonderful year with family and friends. However, I'll remember a terrible time in our country with the economics so bad and so many people unemployed. I would pray that voters in 2012 will be looking and getting more knowledgeable into the background and the experience of the person they will vote into the presidency. Obama was voted in for his youth and charisma, and that's the wrong way to vote. He had absolutely no experience in business, and only a short time in Congress. The only work Obama ever did was to become a community organizer. That is one who shows people how to get out and demonstrate. He's done everything possible to change our country, but not for the good of our country, only for his own socialist agenda. Please, please, voters, help get our country back to the greatness that always was before he became president, and vote in a candidate who will beat the worst president in the history of our country. The thing about the New Year? Only one more year of Obama. Thank God. Happy New Year! Go Romney! I'll remember 2011 as the year we spent trillions of dollars we don't have; the year where the public sector is bigger than the public sector. We are losing our liberty, we can stop this mess. This is Scott in Glen. A lot of winking and nodding is the quote from the CDS describing illegal structures damaged in Transvale Acres by Irene. That quote can also be applied to the tolerated environment system that led to Krista's death, and from that same pool comes a baby being beaten almost to death in Albany. Pathetic, disgusting cannibals who have the audacity to complain about Christmas trees and fireworks for the holidays. Take a good look in the mirror, people. Take a good look. What is so sad is that we have an infant almost beaten to death, and there has been no arrest. What is wrong with this picture? We will remember 2011 as the year that we realized that president Barry Obama and his lovely wife Michelle truly hate the country that he is leading. We also believe that it is a conscientious effort by the first president in American history ever to promote class war-
fare. And to make matters worse, that Barry Obama is the first president ever to cut the home heating assistance program in half, allowing our poor senior citizens and other people who have very little to freeze in the winter while the lovely Michelle goes gallivanting all over Hawaii with an entourage of 51 people. And, of course, it's even worse to recall that this wonderful messiah, the year he was sworn in, gas prices at the pump were $1.65 a gallon, and in 2011 it's $3.50, and this president makes no effort to lower it. He's doing everything to make sure that the prices go to $5, $6 a gallon. And finally, 2011 will bring to our minds that Barry Obama and his lovely life Michelle seriously want destroy this country. It's the first year that Christmas was banned from the Conway library. ••• The following Tele-Talk responses were posted on The Conway Daily Sun's Facebook page: I'm going to try not to, and move on. I don't want to. Blah. Nothing good happened this year. 2011 sucked, and I think it sucked for everyone. 2011 was pretty awesome for me. Just saying. Well, we all have good days and bad days. Guess the same goes for years. My daughter and her family coming back to New England, that made my year. The year that never ended. A year filled with disaster, awe, anger, annoyance and an ever-growing rift in the country. Frankly, bring on 2012! We had many blessings this year for which we are grateful. Sadly, we lost our 14-year-old lab this week so it ends on a sad note, but we have to make them all good years no matter what happens. More new friends, more new life opportunities, a few successes and some valuable lessons from a few failures — all in all, another good year. They are what you make them, so I say make them good! The year we lost our son, Liam, a mere three hours after he was born. Didn't know it was going to just be a short visit. It was not a good year for me. I say bring on 2012! My son came home from Afghanistan for the second time. 2011 was filled with a lot of sadness and mistakes, and from this came much personal discovery. Here's hoping that 2012 will bring understanding and happiness! We went on an epic angling quest to catch and eat every kind of freshwater fish in NH! So it was a good year to catch-n-all! Sadness from having to put down my 17-year-old dog who was my best buddy. I miss him very much. Happiness from buying a house. I lost my 18-year-old Chihuahua on Oct 14, 2007, and I to this day miss him very much. Getting a new dog from the shelter after having lost mine 3 1/2 years ago. Sparky has brought us great happiness, and between my son and our new dog, that's what gets me through every day! A year of steady growth. We doubled our number of weekly clients in 2011. Residential and small-business trash and recycling pick-up is on the rise! — 4 Our Kids Recycling Services
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Food pantry reaches out to people in need in 11 towns To the editor: This letter of thanks is sent to you from S.O.C.N. (Southwest Oxford County Nutrition) located in Brownfield Maine. We are a “regional” food pantry serving those in need living in 11 towns located in western Maine and New Hampshire. Recently in the news there have been a number of articles on the need to help people in both Maine and New Hampshire. The Conway Daily Sun continues to do a wonderful public service that helps us all via its coverage of relevant topics. We thank The Conway Daily Sun very much for its contributions. In 2011, our 134 volunteers gave 11,500 hours to help feed our hungry neighbors; 123 of these volunteers are also clients, and are happy to help “payback” through their efforts. We never make this a requirement in order for people to receive food; most are happy to contribute as they can. Many outsiders never see this, but we see it every month. It is important to note that no one involved at S.O.C.N. receives any monetary payment. S.O.C.N. operates as a 100 percent volunteer organization; and we have a 12-year record of succeess. We also help many homebound and working poor who just cannot afford to attend the third Thursday of each month — our distribution day. In these cases, S.O.C.N. delivers to those in need. Southwest Oxford County Nutrition is available 24/7 to provide for emergency needs such as family tragedy or domestic violence. Southwest Oxford County Nutrition tries to work closely with local town governments in order to best help those who may have difficulty helping themselves during these difficult economic times. For the third year in a row, we were able to help many thousands of people in 10 towns in western Maine and one in New Hampshire by distributing to those in verified need over $500,000 of quality food. One secret to our success is that we obtain most of our food through a Food Bank, rather than depending entirely on food drives. This past year, we obtained about $10 worth of food for every dollar we spent. If we depend exclusively on food drives, our donors would in most cases be paying retail prices; we would be limited to $50,000 worth of food rather than 10 times that amount. We thank all for contributions in any and all forms, yet it is important to stress that “dollar” donations go much further than food donations. Our buying power allows us to leverage a $1 donation into $10 worth of food. For instance: a $1 can of food donated is just that. A $1 monetary donation is leveraged into 10 $1 cans of food! Much to our surprise, a lady in Fryeburg, on her own, without first talking to us, undertook raising money by calling on people and businesses. She raised $1,500, and we are very appreciative. This of course yielded $15,000 worth of food for people in serious
need. We owe much thanks to her, and the many that supported this effort, especially at a time in the economy when it might not be comfortable to ask for help or for businesses to give. At our major monthly distribution, which takes place on the third Thursday of every month, we have a number of professionals that volunteer their time. This past year we normally had two registered nurses that work with the elderly (foods that conflict with certain medicines, etc.), very young mothers (that need a friendly coach, or that need help enrolling in the WIC program) or just ordinary people that are having problems. Most of the year, we have also had two professional nutritionists in attendance that worked with people as needed. A retired professor heads our casework team. Every family goes through an interview session to help insure that we meet their nutritional needs, and also to prevent abuse. We also provide help to address the root causes of their problems. These professionals donate a few days a month, but we would lose all of their help if we were to be divided into 11 small food pantries. Southwest Oxford County Nutrition works closely with a local thrift shop to meet the needs for warm clothing and with organizations to aid in winter fuel assistance. We work with Western Maine Family Literacy program; one out of three adults here cannot read or write. Most food pantries distribute on a “three-day” basis. We believe that if we gave out three days of food to a family at a visit we would keep them in a state of emergency. Our goal is to provide 10 days of food per visit. Frail seniors take less than we offer, and often families with teens often ask for a little more. We check each month the number of pounds of food and the attendance, and we are always able to meet the needs of everyone. We work as hard as we can to follow the example of the Good Samaritan. We always have Plans “A,” “B,” and “C” for each major operation. In 12 years of operations, through the generosity of those willing to share their good fortune, we have never run out of food or money to purchase more food. We have come uncomfortably close. Honestly, in these trying economic times adequate funding is becoming extremely difficult to find. We thank everyone out there who have contributed in the past and encourage new patrons to consider helping us in the future. Thanks again to the wonderful people in America that have helped us to help those in serious need, and may God bless you! Southwest Oxford County Nutrition’s Regional Food Pantry in located in Brownfield Maine. We can be reached at: 52 Ridge Lane, Brownfield, Maine 04010 Call (207) 9352333 or email brownfieldfoodpantry@ fairpoint.net. The website is www.socnfoodpantry.org. Jack Mitchell, president and CEO Southwest Oxford County Nutrition Brownfield
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"You know it must be a fair one if I'm supporting it," he said. "This base budget is virtually $600,000 less than last year's base rate," board member Dick Klement said. "We retiring a $601,000 bond so this budget is level funded." Under the budget, school superintendent Carl Nelson explained the reduction comes despite a 5.8 percent jump in health insurance along with an increase in the contribution amount to the state retirement system and a rise in heating oil and electricity. Other articles on the warrant include No. 1 — election of school officers. No. 2 — operating budget. Supported by the board 7-0. No. 3 is the Kennett High facilities maintenance fund for $54,443 ($36,380 will be offset by sending towns). Supported by the board 7-0. No. 4 is Kennett Middle School facilities maintenance fund for $17,086 ($7,681 to be offset by sending towns). Supported by the board 7-0. No. 5 is elementary schools' facilities maintenance fund for $9,900 ($1,271 to be offset by sending towns). Supported by the board 7-0. (Articles 3-5 are required under the 20-year tuition contract with sending towns Albany, Bartlett, Eaton, Freedom, Jackson, Madison and Tamworth.) No. 6 is a new contract agreement between the school board and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (bus drivers and custodians) for the 2012-13 school year to fund employee salaries and benefits. Negotiations are ongoing. No. 7 is for a one-year collective bargaining agreement between the school board and the Conway Education Association (teachers) for the 2012-13 school year to fund employee salaries and benefit. A tentative deal has been reached; both parties need to accept the agreement created by their representatives. No. 8 is for a one-year collective bargaining agreement between the school board and the Conway Educational Support Personnel for the 2012-13 school year to fund employee salaries and benefits. A tentative deal has been reached; both parties need to accept the agreement created by their representatives. No. 9 is for Project SUCCEED (Schools Under Contract Creating Enriching Extended Days) at John Fuller, Pine Tree and Conway Elementary for $29,925. Organizers of the program anticipate $20,000 in revenue to offset taxes, and additional grants would be sought. Supported by the board 7-0. No. 10 is for the school buildings maintenance fund for $100,000 (the fund will be capped at $500,000). Supported by the board 7-0. No. 11 is a capital reserve fund for buses in the amount of $186,000 for the purchase of two school buses for the 2012-13 school year. Supported by the board 7-0. No. 12 is for the first of a three-year phase for the Conway School District's technology plan, $75,000. Supported by the board 7-0.
No. 13 is for $55,000 to purchase and install a new heating and ventilation unit at the Kennett Middle School. Supported by the board 7-0. No. 14 is for an expendable trust for special education for $100,000 (the fund will be capped at $500,000). Supported by the board 6-1 (Davison in the minority). There is currently $200,000 in the fund. Davison wondered if the article could be skipped for a year given the increased number of warrant articles and the $1.15 million price tag connected to them. "It's very possible we will be into some of that $200,000 trust fund this year," Becky Jefferson, director of finance for SAU 9, said. "We're still waiting to hear back from the Department of Education. We could be into the fund for $50,000 to the full $200,000. Hopefully we'll get an answer by January." Fellow board member Dick Klement believes the article is needed. "The special ed budget was already reduced quite a bit," he said. "I'm afraid there's not going to be anything if we need it. I'm inclined to leave the article in there in case (the district) gets run over by a train." "I guess we could leave it to the voters since it was overwhelmingly defeated last year," Davison replied. No. 15 is for $37,002 to 70 percent fund the sous chef position in the MWV Career and Technical Center. The position was previously funded through a Carl Perkins Federal Grant which is no longer available. Supported by the board 7-0. No. 16 is for $22,548 to fund 30 percent of the student advocate position at Kennett High. The post was previously funded through an Ed Jobs grant, which is no longer available. Supported by the board 6-1 (Davison in the minority). No. 17 is for $166,794 for three teachers at $54,098 each and $1,500 per school for supplies and equipment to establish a full-day kindergarten program in each of the three elementary school. Supported by the board 4-3 (Davison, Klement and Rick Breton in the minority). "The only way that I would be in favor of this would be if we could offset the cost by students returning to the district," Davison said, referring to a special education report that indicated the district had five out-ofdistrict kindergarten placements at the moment at a cost of $40,000 per student. "I'll also be voting no because I don't believe the dollar figure comes anywhere close to accurate," Klement added. He believes the figure is more in the neighborhood of $250,000. Board member Syndi White, who also serves on the special education committee for the district, said it's impossible to determine from year to year what there will be for kindergarten students in need of out-of-district services. "We need to look at this as not just an effort to save money on out of district placements," Janine McLauchlan, board chairman, said. "Let's look at the positives such as being able to give a full day of kindergarten within the district." No. 18 is for $105,000 to replace a see next page
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14 state representatives, called the delegation, approves county budgets which commissioners manage with help from department heads. In September, residents moved into the nursing home, Mountain View Community. The new home was designed to get much of its heat and hot water from a wood pellet system. Two wood pellet boilers were supposed to save the county tens of thousands of dollars per year in fuel costs compared to propane. The plan is install the pellet boilers in the nearby old nursing home and then pipe in the heat. The boilers and the piping were paid for with about $400,000 of federal money. Since opening, Mountain View Community has been running on a more costly propane back-up system. Bonnette, Page & Stone, of Laconia, was the only company to bid on the installation job. BPS oversaw the construction of Mountain View Community. BPS recommends using the same major subcontractors that worked on the $23.5 million nursing home, which came in $2 million under budget. "We're ready when you are," said BPS president Randy Remick to the commissioners. Commissioners sent out requests for bids for the installation to five companies that bid on providing the boilers. Commissioners advertised on the county's website and on a federal energy website. "I don't like the price of $375,000," said commission chair David Sorensen. Remick said the job is quite complex. Further, a federal labor law called the Davis Bacon act added $75,000 to the proposed cost. The law says the more expensive pay rates for workers in New Hampshire's southern counties now also applies to Carroll County. BPS could have done the job for less money had the commission elected to do it when BPS was working every day in Ossipee. Remick asked the commission not to rebid the project. "We're never a fan of rebidding with the idea of public right to know because everything we've done is right out there for everyone to see," said Remick. "It's like playing poker with your cards on the table." But the commission decided to re-bid after Remick left the room. Delegation member David Babson
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portion of roof at John Fuller School. Supported by the board 7-0. No. 19 is for $115,000 to replace a portion of roof at Kennett Middle School. Supported by the board 7-0. No. 20 is for $98,166 to provide for four academic teams at Kennett Middle School. Supported by the board 4-3 (Davison, Klement and Rick Breton in the minority). No. 21 is a non-binding referendum which asks voters are you in favor of closing an elementary school in the Conway School District? No. 22 is to transact any other business that may come before the legislative body. There are several important dates on the budget calendar. * Jan. 18 or 25: All of the school district's administrators will meet with the Conway Municipal Budget Committee
(R-Ossipee) chided the commission for not putting the bids into trade publications. Its unclear if most of the companies that commissioners asked to bid are even in the installation business, he said. "If you're a big construction company, I'm sorry, you're not going every morning to the Carroll County website looking to see if there's a project," said Babson. "The Dodge Report is the place to go." Babson described Remick's concern as "valid." Effingham resident Maureen Spencer questioned how local companies were going to know about the request for bids since they weren't even advertised in the local newspapers. Prior to being rejected, Remick estimated the installation process could take up to 12 weeks. That would push the completion time into the spring. Running the wood pellet boilers in the winter was supposed to generate much of the projected savings. "We're in a hard place," said Sorensen. "The longer we wait the less savings we'll get on propane." Installation would have cost even more money if the county had to construct a new building to house the boilers, said Remick. The boilers may get delivered in early January but the commission didn't know exactly where to put them. The boilers might have to sit outside or the commission would need to get some heavy equipment, like a crane, to put the boilers in a building. Sorensen said the boilers weigh tons. He wasn't sure if keeping them outside would void the warranties. Part of the reason the wood pellet boilers weren't installed sooner is the delegation dithered about tearing down the entire old nursing home, said Sorensen and commissioner Dorothy Solomon. "The delegation is still, in the back of some minds, is thinking about throwing down this building (the old nursing home)," said Solomon. "From my perspective so many utterly crazy ideas have come out regarding what we need to do. What can be thought of next?" Lawmakers approved $1 million for rehabilitating the old nursing home building for other uses such as office space, laundry and maintenance. A substantial part of that budget would be used to tear the wings off the old building. to answer any questions budget committee members may have. The meeting is slated for 6:30 p.m. in the Conway Professional Development Center. * February at a date yet to be determined: The Municipal Budget Committee hearing will be held in the Loynd Auditorium at Kennett High School, 6:30 p.m. * The budget committee will be meeting on a regular basis in December, January and February reviewing both the school and town budgets as well as those from the surrounding precincts and non-profit organizations. * March 5: The deliberative session of Conway School District annual meeting will be held in the Loynd Auditorium at Kennett High at 7 p.m. * On April 10, the voting portion of Conway School District annual meeting will take place at the Conway Community Building in Center Conway from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
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Winter 2012 Term For Adult Education Program at the Mount Washington Valley Career and Technical Center at Kennett High School The Mount Washington Valley Career and Technical Center at Kennett High School is once again offering classes in adult education. We are offering classes in Introduction to Computers, Welcome to Word 2010, QuickBooks, Windows 7 and File Maintenance, Learn How to Use the Internet/Email, Working with your Photography Files Using Adobe Photoshop/Elements, Introduction to Social Medial Marketing for Business, English for Speakers of Other Languages (Multi-Level), Pan Flute Workshop, Rape Aggression Defense – Women’s Self Defense, Contra Dancing for Beginners, Greeting Card Making, Early American Penny Rugs, Folk Art Rug Making, Miniature Punch Needle, Key Steps to a Successful New Career: Impressive Resumes, Interviews and More, College Prep, Beginning Woodworking, Beginning Woodturning and Basic Household Electricity: Basic AC-DC Electricity. We are once again offering Introduction to Microsoft Office with Maryanne Fiorello, Microsoft Excel (Beginning) with Lianne Boelzner, Knitting for All Levels and Beginning Sewing with Lynne Gilman. New classes being offered this term are Build a Dynamic Website with Rick Biche’, French I with Deborah Lemire, Introduction Drawing with Sandy Hall, Scrapbooking for Beginners or Experts with Julie Paris, Lifetime Fitness Training with Carissa Lang and Winter Fitness Training with Jean Lee. The Adult Education program is also offering the SAT preparation classes for Juniors taking the SAT exams on March 10, 2012. Once again the Center is sponsoring the GED Tutorial Program. For information on or to register for the GED program call Susan Hagerstrom at 323-5100. Classes will start the week of January 9, 2012 with registration being held in the Lobby of the Career and Technical Center at the new Kennett High School from 4:00-7:00 on Wednesday, January 4 and Thursday, January 5, 2012. For additional information on the Adult Education Program call Pat Philbrick, Adult Education Coordinator at 447-3729 or visit our web page at sau9.org/Adult Education for complete course descriptions and a registration form.
$45,000 settlement will pay for repairs to jail wall BY DAYMOND STEER THE CONWAY DAILY SUN
OSSIPEE — The county reached an out-of-court settlement for fixing a wall that's tipping at the department of corrections building. However, some wonder if $45,000 will be enough to make the repairs. The lofty gable-end wall began peeling off the nine-year-old jail in the summer of 2010. At that time, officials said the wall had tipped away from the top of the building by an inch and a half. At that time, officials closed the nearest parking lot for days until the wall was deemed safe. On Wednesday, commissioners said the tipping hadn't gotten worse since last year. Commission chair David Sorensen also said the wall was tipping by less than an inch. The faulty wall, which is in the administration's end of the building, has nothing to do with the jail break that occurred earlier this month. On Wednesday, Sorensen announced that the county has settled with the jail's designer, a company called SMRT, for $45,000. The builder, Northern Grainger, had already gone out of business. For some reason, a construction company that
agreed to fix the wall for $29,000 has backed away from the project, said Sorensen. "What should happen is that $45,000 should pay for our attorney and hopefully the repair to the jail wall," said Sorensen. When asked if the commissioners had estimates for the repair bill, Sorensen replied that they didn't. However, the commission asked construction management company called Bonnette, Page & Stone to look at the wall. Sorensen said he wasn't sure if the company had done so. "So the $45,000 is premised upon what?" asked former county commissioner Chip Albee. "How do we come up with $45,000?" Sorensen replied said a construction company from Maine had agreed to do repair work for $29,000 and the balance is for attorney fees. "We were asking for more (in settlement money) and they were asking for less and we settled for $45,000," said Sorensen. "It should take care of both." State Representative David Babson (R-Ossipee) also questioned the basis for the settlement. He wanted to know why the construction company backed out. Babson wondered why the commission didn't get another price quote.
–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– CONWAY CIRCUIT COURT ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– The following cases are from the Third Circuit Court in Conway for the week of Dec. 19, 2011: James Minutoli, 54, of Albany, pleaded guilty, as part of a negotiated plea, to resisting arrest and simple assault. The charges brought forward a previous 72-day jail sentence for simple assault that had been suspended. Minutoli was also sentenced to 12 months in jail for each charge, all but 90 days suspended in each case provided one year good behavior, to be served concurrently. A resisting arrest charge was dropped. Zachary Nault, 33, of Laconia, pleaded guilty to theft. He was sentenced to 90 days in jail, suspended provided one year good behavior. Cory D. White, 22, of Conway, waived his probable cause hearing on a charge of class A felony theft. His case was bound over to Superior Court. George M. DeMarco, 24, of Bartlett, waived his probable cause hearing on a charge of class B felony marijuana possession with intent to distribute. His case was bound over to Superior Court. Maryann Jacobsmeyer, 45, of Conway, pleaded guilty, as part of a negotiated plea, to driving after revocation or suspension. She was fined $500, sentenced to seven days in jail, and her license was suspended for one year. The fine was suspended provided one year good behavior. An unauthorized use of propelled vehicle complaint was placed on file without finding provided one year good behavior. A complaint against Benjamin T. Downey, 29, of Jackson, of driving after revocation or suspension was dropped. Complaints against Trevor L. Martineau, 20, of Attleboro, Mass., of possession of marijuana, transportation of drugs and speeding were placed on file without finding provided Martineau complete a diversion program within six months.
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A complaint against Nicholas Burns, 29, of Conway, of violation of protective order was placed on file without finding provided one year good behavior. Edward D. Williams, 33, of Cumberland, R.I., pleaded guilty, as part of a negotiated plea, to driving while intoxicated. He was fined $500, and his license was revoked for nine months. Angel L. Wildes, 22, of Bridgton, Maine, pleaded guilty, as part of a negotiated plea, to driving after revocation or suspension (second offense) and willful concealment. She was fined $850 and ordered to pay $16.48 restitution. A receiving stolen property complaint was placed on file without finding provided one year good behavior. Settimio J. Angelini, 26, of Berlin, pleaded guilty to operating without a valid license. He was fined $100. A bail jumping complaint was placed on file without finding provided one year good behavior. Brandon J. Hartford, 19, of Conway, pleaded guilty to operating without a valid license. He was fined $100. Forrest J. Andrews, 17, of North Conway, pleaded guilty to possession and use of tobacco products by a minor. He was fined $100. A bench warrant was issued for James M. Trask, 17, of North Conway, for failure to appear to face a charge of possession and use of tobacco products by a minor. No bail was listed. A bench warrant was issued for Michael Duason, 25, of Woonsocket, R.I., for failure to appear to face a charge of criminal threatening (intimidation). No bail was listed. Complaints against David A. Lunn, 20, of Manassas, Va., of driving after revocation or suspension and speed were dropped. A complaint against Tamen D. Sanphy, 38, of Conway, of stalking was dropped. A criminal threatening (use of a deadly weapon) complaint was dismissed. A reckless conduct class B felony complaint was bound over to Superior Court.
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Charles Richard Rhoades
Charles Richard Rhoades, 97, of Center Conway, formerly of Plant City, Fla., ended his earthly journey on Dec. 27, 2011. Born May 17, 1914 in Napoli, N.Y., Dick is survived by his wife of 76 years, Aleene, their daughter, Cindy Russell and husband, Brett, five grandchildren, and ten greatgrandchildren. He was predeceased by his daughter Jo A. Trowbridge and her husband Jay. Dick and his wife Aleene, spent a lifetime in New York State where he was a public school music educator and subsequently the founder and head of the music department at Onondaga Community College in Syracuse, N.Y. In 1970, they retired to Florida where Dick became involved as the music department head at Hillsborough College near Tampa before taking his second retirement. Dick continued to keep music in his life by directing the Men’s Chorus at Country Meadows, Plant City until he was 93. In 2008, they made Center Conway their permanent home. For the past three years, Dick and Aleene have been served well by a staff of caring and loving home care givers. The family is especially grateful for the care provided by the devoted staff as well as Steve Dexter from Visiting Nurses, and their primary care provider, Geraldine Lau, MSN, ARNP. The continued support of many individuals has given Dick and Aleene the opportunity to remain in their own home where they enjoyed their family and friends and many activities. Mr. Rhoades began a long career in music education when he was graduated from the State Normal School of the University System of the State of New York, at Fredonia in 1937. He earned his Master of Science degree from Ithaca College, 1951. Dick was eulogized by his teaching colleague in Syracuse, as a “can do” guy who could always get the job done. He will be remembered by all who knew him as an outgoing, friendly conversationalist who was always ready with a good story. The following observations about Dick’s professional and private life were made in a letter of recommen-
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Kennett girls win Mike Lee Holiday Basketball Bash BY LLOYD JONES THE CONWAY DAILY SUN
CONWAY — The Kennett High girls basketball team had a nice holiday break and became familiar with downtown Farmington in the process. The Eagles successfully defended their title at the annual Mike Lee Holiday Basketball Bash, winning all four games it played in Farmington. Seniors Jordan Murphy and Kaitlin “Shaq” Taylor were both selected to the All Tournament team while junior Lauren Kidder, who was sidelined with an injured ankle, became the first non-player in the history of the tournament to receive the Sportsmanship Award. She kept the scorebook for all four of her team’s games, plus all three of the KHS boys
contests, earning high praise from all of the tournament officials for her upbeat attitude. The Eagles also brought home another trophy with senior Jessie Wagner winning the three-point contest by sinking nine shots in the finals. All in all it was a good week for the Lady Eagles. “Things went very well,” Larry Meader, Eagles’ head coach, said. “We got to enjoy some success as a team and got everyone some valuable playing time. I’m hoping this sets us up pretty well getting back into our schedule.” Eagles opened play against Nute (0-4 in Division IV) on Dec. 26 and breezed to a 50-17 victory. KHS led 12-5 after the first quarter; 32-10 at the half; and 46-10 after three periods while holding Nute scoreless for eight minutes.
Kennett then went on to beat a game Woodsville (5-1 in Division IV) squad on Tuesday afternoon; then Pittsfield (6-0 in Division IV) on Wednesday to reach the finals. KHS topped Mascoma (2-4 in Division III) 44-36 in the championship game. The Eagles got off to a quick start in the finals and that momentum carried them to the title. “We finally came out energized in the first quarter,” Meader said. “Our first quarters the rest of the week had been sluggish for whatever reason. Kaylin Samia carried us early on. Our energy was great right out of the gate, but we missed our first 10 shots. Kaylin hit a basket and ended up eight seven in the quarter. She also got a number of big rebounds.”
KHS goes 1-2 over ice break
KHS goes 1-2 in Farmington
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CONWAY — Kennett High went 1-2 at the Maine High School Invitational Christmas Tournament in Portland last week, splitting two games on Wednesday (4-1 loss to NewingtonBerlin of Conencticut and a 5-4 win over Lewiston) and losing 3-0 Thursday (versus Cheverus). “It’s tough playing three games in 30 hours but I thought the kids competed, they gave a good effort in the two losses,” said head coach Michael Lane. “We played some tough teams. Hopefully this makes us better heading into the grind of January and February.” Lane said the tournament is more of a showcase event rather than geared specifically to wins and losses which allows Kennett to work on several different lineup and power-play schemes. “It’s a good play for us to go,” he said. “It’s an opportunity for us to play against some really good teams and get everyone plenty of playing time.” The Eagles opened up play Wednesday morning in Saco, facing Newington-Berlin. Senior John Bishop started in goal and was tested early and was up or the challenge making several key stops to keep the game scoreless. Late in the first NewingtonBerlin got on the board when a screen shot from the point found the back of then net to make it 1-0. In the second period, KHS carried the play only to see Newington-Berlin score two goals within a minute of each other, the first on the power-play. “We took a penalty, they scored and then they took advantage of a defensive zone turnover and real quick we were down by three,” Lane said. “… We need to get a couple of bounces to go our way in the offensive end. We need to go into the corners, work a little hard and create a few more chances. This is too talented a team to see HOCKEY page 14
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Jordan Murphy and Kaitlin “Shaq” Taylor (right) were named to the All Tournamnet team last week for their solid play. (LLOYD JONES PHOTO)
CONWAY — A work in progress is the best phrase to describe the Kennett High boys basketball team thus fart his season. The Eagles went 1-2 at the annual Mike Lee Holiday Basketball Bash in Farmington last week. The boys from Conway dominated one game and then came up just short in two other contests that went right down to the wire. On Monday Kennett opened tournament play by beating Nute 89-37 in what Coach Steve Cote described as a “good overall effort with balanced scoring.” The Eagles got off a rare fast start against the Rams, storming out to a 20-12 lead after the opening quarter. KHS scored a season-best 26 points in the second period to lead 46-21 at the intermission. The lead ballooned to 63-29 after three quarters. The following day, the Eagles locked up in a barnburner with Franklin. The contest see-sawed back and forth before the Golden Tornadoes pulled out a narrow 57-55 victory. “We lost a heartbreaker to Franklin,” Cote said. “We had battled from behind for most of the game and took a two point lead with under 30 seconds left on a three-point bomb by Jordan Stocker. We pressured fullcourt to slow the ball down and, unforsee KHS page 14
Indoor track Eagles open their season at UNH BY LLOYD JONES THE CONWAY DAILY SUN
CONWAY — Competing against some of top schools in New Hampshire, the Kennett High boys and girls indoor track teams opened their season on the oval at the University of New Hampshire on Monday. Thirty-three Eagles made the trek to Durham for the meet.
“I’m always impressed with how we do considering we do the bulk of our training outside,” Bernie Livingston, Eagles’ head coach, said. “For the first meet, the kids handled themselves relaly well. We had a good time. What’s really nice is we get a good amouhnt of parental involvment and also had a lot fo alumni come to Monday’s meet, which is really neat.”
The KHS girls finished sixth overall out of nine schools with 15 points. Coe-Brown Academy captured the top spot with 73 points followed by Timberlane, 70; Manchester Central, 41; Salem, 38; Nashua North, 20; Kennett, 15; Spaulding, 15; Goffstown, 14; and Bow, 8. see TRACK page 14
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Raiders finish third at Atlantics BY CHARLIE TRYDER THE CONWAY DAILY SUN
FRYEBURG — The Fryeburg Academy wrestling team traveled to Wells last week to participate in the tradition rich Atlantic Invitational Tournament. Marshwood took top honors with 166 points followed by Camden Hills, 162 points, and the Raiders finished third with 94.5 team points. Fryeburg placed four wrestlers in the finals, but ran into some challenges against some out of state teams and a tough class A Marshwood squad. Connor Sheehan decisioned Tyler Davidson of Marshwood 3-0 in the finals to win the 130 weight class. Sheehan, who has cruised thus far this year was tested according to coach Bryce Thurston. “He finally got a good challenge,” Thurston said. “He faced a tough Marshwood kid. Connor was able to shoot, but it was hard to finish his shots. He had opportunities to score points, but the Marshwood kid made some good counters. Connor controlled the whole match.” At 120, brother Zack Sheehan faced Colin Sevigny of Wells. Sevigny built an early lead and held Sheehan off for a 7-5 win. Sheehan will get other opportunities to face Sevigny, so he will look to measure his progress in these matches. Thurston commented on the possibility of these wrestlers meeting not only through this year but also in the future. “The Wells kid is a sophomore and Zack is a freshman, so they will have some good matches. Wells is in the same class as us, so they will see each other a lot. Sevigny is a great wrestler. He’s been wrestling all summer long. Zack is right there with him” Jake Thurston reached the finals at 145 where he met Cody Hughes of Marshwood. Hughes decisioned Thurston 5-3. Coach Thurston noted the Marshwood theme when summarizing his son’s second place finish. “Jake ran into another tough kid from Marshwood,” he said. “They have a good squad this year. Jake fell behind early and kept trying to catch up, but he just ran out of time.” C.J. Bartlett defeated the No. 1 seed to reach the finals against Casey Quinn of Hollis-Brookline in Massachusetts. Bartlett was pinned early, but Thurston felt good about Bartlett advancing to the finals at 160. Matt Frost pinned Zach Stevens of Lisbon for a Our
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Sophomore Gigi Miller led the way for the Eagles finishing second in the 55-meter dash. Her time of 7.6 was good enough to qualify for the state championships later this winter. Taylor Ordway, a senior at Timberlane, won the race in 7.4. Other results on the day: Girls 300 meters (won by Danielle Gajewski, Timberlane, 44.9): Miller, fifth, 46.6; and Emmaline Ashe, 17th, 49.9. Girls 600 meters (won by Taylor Orway, Timberlane, 1:49.3): Grace Townsend, 17th, 2:28.5; and Heidi Jenis, 19th, 2:32.1. Girls 1,000 meter run (won by Kayla Farren, Nashua North, 3:16): Eliza Burke, 11th, 3:54.4. Girls 1,500 meter run (won by Hannah Kimball, Timberlane, 5:00): Maggie LaRoche, eighth, 5:54.1; Marissa Anderson, 15th, 15th, 6:29.1; and Emilie Santuccio, 16th, 6:43.5. Girls 55 meter hurdles (won by Samantha Gauvain, Salem, 9.7): Hannah Kaslow, eighth, 11.5; and Shelby Hill, 11th, 13.0. Girls 55 meter dash: Gracie Ryan, seventh, 7.8; Hill, 14th, 8.2; Cassie Doucet, 18th, 8.6; and Kaslow, 21st, 8.7. Girls 4X160 relay (won by Timberlane, 1:31.5): KenHOCKEY from page 12
held down for too long.” The Eagles got on the scoreboard late in the period when Matt Kelly took a shot from the top of the right circle to make it 3-1. I In the third play was even, with the shots even at 9-9, but Newington-Berlin scored the only goal, winning 4-1. Bishop finished with 16 saves. The Eagles played a rare hockey doubleheader on Wednesday when later in the day they took on Lewiston, winning 5-4 in a shootout. “We didn’t have our legs at all,” said Lane. “We sat around for much of the game and let them dictate (play).” Freshman Josh Kondrat started for the Eagles. He played the first 23 minutes allowing just a breakaway goal. Trailing 1-0 the Eagles scored four straight goals. Kelly scored the first followed by Nick Massa, who finished off a beautiful backhanded pass from Justin Munck. In the third frame, Dillon Smith scored two goals 30 seconds apart with Kevin Murphy picking up the assist on both. Freshman Bobby Davis closed out the game in net. The Eagles watched Lewiston erase the three goal lead late in the third, tying the game with eight seconds to play, sending the game to a shootout. In the shootout the Eagles elected Smith, Connor Todd, Munck, Massa and Murphy to shoot. It never made it to Murphy as the first four Eagles scored and Kondrat stopped two of three Lewiston shooters to win the game for the Eagles. Kondrat finished with eight saves, while Davis had seven. “It was good to get both freshmen time in net,”
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Tamworth Zoning Board of Adjustment 1/10/2012 – 7:00 p.m. A hearing by the Tamworth Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA) will be held at 7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 10, 2012 at the Town Offices, 84 Main Street to hear an application for a Special Exception by Florida Tower Partners (FTP) to extend the height of a proposed Personal Wireless Service Facility (PWSF) above the stated limits of Tamworth’s PWSF Ordinance. The site of this application is Map 401, Lot 49 property located at 178 Albee Road. In addition, the ZBA will hear Administrative Appeals of Planning Board decisions by FTP alleging non-compliance with the following sections of the PWSF Ordinance: 6.9 “height when using ground mounted facilities”, 7.1.3 “camouflage for ground mounted facilities” and 7.6 “scenic landscapes and vistas.” Copies of the applications may be reviewed at the Tamworth Town Clerk’s Office.
nett (Hill, Ryan, Doucet and Miller), third, 1:33.7. Girls 4X400 relay (won by Coe-Brown, 4:32.9): Kennett, seventh, 5:00.9. Girls high jump won by Victoria Rozumek, Salem, 5’4”. Girls long jump (won by Samantha Toscano, CoeBrown, 15’5.25”): Ryan, seventh, 13’5.25”. Girls shot put (won by Aimee Jean Labert, Manchester Central, 34’3.75”): Katie Anderson, seventh, 25’7.25”. For the boys, Nashua North finished first with 41 points in a tightly contested field followed by Manchester Central, 39; Spaulding, 37.5; Timberlane, 37; Goffstown, 35; Bow, 28; Coe-Brown, 27.5; Kennett, 26; and Salem, 21. Individual results for the boys were: 55 meter dash (won by Zach Miller, Spaulding, 6.5): Michael Albert, second, 6.7, which qualifies for the State Meet; Austin Weber, seventh, 7.1; Brian Caputo, 15th, 7,3; Jesse Wheeler, 17th, 7.4; and Ryan Cottrell, 17th, 7.4. Boys 300 meter dash (won by Derrek St. Onge, Goffstown, 38.1): Albert, seventh, 39.7; Weber, 15th, 43.6; Mike Mason, 17th, 45.0; Zack Hill, 22nd, 46.7; and Mitchell Evans, 24th, 53.3. Boys 600 meter run (won by Eric Tahtamoni, Salem, 1:28): Tyrus Parker, 23rd, 1:51.9. Lane said. “Josh’s work in practice on breakaways really paid off against Lewiston.” The Eagles closed out the tournament with a 3-0 loss to Cheverus at the Portland Ice Arena Thursday. The Eagles outshot the Stags 31-29, but allowed a power-play goal and a short-handed goal in the loss. Bishop made 26 saves. “I thought the effort was good again,” Lane said. “We are just having trouble finishing right now. We have to do a better job of going to the dirty areas and getting some greasy goals, once they start going in I think we’ll be fine, we’re just pressing a bit.” Lane praised the play of the Kennett defense. “They had a really good week,” he said, referring to the play of Kelly, Chris King, Dan Rivera, Dane Rivera and Robert Moody. The Eagles, who are 2-0 in Division III play, return to the regular season schedule today with a trek south to play Portsmouth (1-2), The Clippers have posted 9-6 and 6-5 victories over Manchester West (0-2) and Somersworth (0-2), respectfully while in-between fell 10-1 at home to Pelham-Windham (2-1). The Portsmouth contest is the start of a three game road trip for the boys from Conway, who are also scheduled to play at Kearsarge (0-1)on Saturday and then go to Division II leaders Bedford (3-0) Jan. 10 for a non-league tilt. The Eagles return home to the friendly confines of Ham Arena on Jan. 11 when Laconia visits for 5 p.m. start. “It’s four games in eight days,” Lane said. “It’s going to be a lot of hockey but the guys are excited about the challenge ahead.”
Town of Bartlett PUBLIC NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by the Bartlett Planning Board on January 3, 2012 at 7:00 at the Bartlett town hall, 56 Town Hall Road, Intervale to discuss the following items before the planning board: • Christopher & Lisa DiMarzio: Application for a condominium conversion at 1279 and 1283 Main Street, Bartlett Village. Tax Map 5VILLG, Lot MAI250. • Proposed revisions to the Bartlett Floodplain Development Ordinance. Revisions are required by FEMA to ensure the town remains in compliance with the National Flood Insurance Program. These changes do not alter current restrictions on building in the floodplain, but are necessary to bring the language of the ordinance up-to-date. 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
Boys 1,000 meter run (won by Sean Brown, Manchester Central, 2:44.4.): David Mays, 11th, 3:14.2; and Parker, 14th, 3:21. Boys 1,500 meter run (won by Jonathan Vinnenberg, Bow, 4:14.2): Ryan Kenny, 13th, 5:16.2. Boys 55 meter hurdles (won by Gunnar Ericsson, Timberlane, 8.5): Hill, third, 9.5. Boys 4X160 relay (won by Timberlane, 1:19.7): KHS, third (Weber, Cottrell, Wheeler and Albert), 1:24.1. “Our relay teams are only going to get better and better,” Livingston said. “This group of boys is a tough group of guys who really want to run well. Our baton passes weren’t real strong in all four relays, but that will coem with time and practice.” Boys 4X400 relay (won by Manchester Central, 3:56): KHS, sixth, 4:14. Boys high jump won by Dylan Lafond, Manchester Central, 5’10”. Boys long jump (won by Derrek St. Onge, Goffstown, 19’8.25”): Mason, second, 18’1.25”. “Mike had a great day,” Livingston said. “He had one of the best performances, especially for the first meet of the year.” Boys shot put (won by Mike Lynch, Nashua North, 46’10.5”): Corey Crawford, sixth, 37’8.25”; Darrien Vaughan, 10th, 35’3.75”; and Codie Crawford, 15th, 33’7”.
Raiders face iron of B FRYEBURG — The Fryeburg Academy boys basketball team opened its 2011-2012 season against York and Falmouth this week, and the Raiders could not match up with two of the favorites in Western B hoops. On Friday, the Raiders got behind early against York and then fell 89-40. On Tuesday, the Raiders were outmatched again, as Falmouth dropped the Raiders 66-37. After jumping out to a 22-5 first quarter advantage, York grew the lead to 41-14 at halftime. The Raiders started to put points on the board in the second half, but they could not slow down the Wildcats, who added another 48 points to their halftime total. Sophomore Walker Mallory led the Raiders with nine points. Mallory connected on three 3-pointers. Djorje Obradovich added 8 points and Bright Amoako 7. Aaron Todd had 16 points and 12 rebounds for York while Adam Bailey scored 13 points and Liam Langaas added 11 for the Wildcats. Things were no easier on Tuesday night, but the Raiders adjusted to the intensity of the regular season against Falmouth. The Yachtsmen jumped out to an 18-9 first quarter lead and a 30-14 halftime advantge, but the Raiders were playing competitively. In the third quarter the Falmouth club put 25 points on the board to put the game out of reach by building a 55-20 lead after three quarters. Amoako notched 13 points and Obradovich added 8 to lead the Raiders. — Charlie Tryder
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tunately, a long pass got behind our defense and we were forced to foul with about 10 seconds left.” Franklin hit both free throws to tie the game and then stole a pass and laid it in with under five seconds left. “Our desperation half-court shot feel short and we lost by two,” Cote said. “Our Achilles heel so far has been from the charity stripe – 17 for 37 versus Franklin didn’t help the cause.” Alex Milford led KHS with 13 points. The Eagles wrapped up tournament play with a hard-fought 67-61 loss to a solid Pittsfield team. “We kept it close with a strong defensive effort and carried an eight point lead into the fourth quarter,” Cote said. “We just haven’t found the unit that will protect our valuable possessions at the end of a game. To Pittsfield’s credit,” he continued, “they simply wanted it more than us at the end. They dominated the boards in the final two or three minutes and we just can’t allow our opponents to get so many second and third scoring opportunities. The good news is that we played significantly better (Wednesday) in many ways – but especially on the defensive end.” The teams played to a 10-10 tie after the first quarter. KHS went up 32-30 at the half and led 56-50 after three periods, but the Panthers stormed back late to win. Cote said it was good to get in three games over the holiday. “We enjoy playing in the Farmington – Mike Lee Holiday Bash,” he said. “The competition is good and we can play several teams we do not see otherwise. The Eagles (0-3) will return to the regular session action on Friday when the Bulldogs of Bedford visit The Nest for a 6:30 p.m. tip-off. Bedford, who hosts Hollis-Brookline on Tuesday, is off to a 1-2 start in Division II play following losses to Oyster River, 73-60; and Pelham, 64-25; and a win over Goffstown, 78-71. “Bedford is going to be a tough D II matchup for us on Friday,” Cote said of the Bulldogs, who many had picked as one of the top teams in the division. “The guys are excited for the challenge and we will play as hard as we can and compete to the very end.”
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE (Pursuant to RSA 479:25) Tax Map 213, Lot 17, 563 Plains Road, Tamworth, NH 03886
For breach of conditions set forth in a certain mortgage, and pursuant to a power of sale contained therein, TD Bank N.A., formerly known as TD Banknorth, N.A., a Delaware corporation with offices at 15 Monument Square, Leominster, Massachusetts (formerly of 370 Main Street, Worcester, MA), holder of said mortgage from Gundersen Properties, LLC, a New Hampshire limited liability company to TD Banknorth, N.A., dated December 18, 2008 and recorded in Book 2591, Page 239 at the Carroll County Registry of Deeds, will sell the mortgaged premises at PUBLIC AUCTION on, Tuesday, January 17th, 2012 at 11:00 AM. The sale will be held at the mortgaged premises located at 563 Plains Road, Tamworth, NH 03886 and which are more particularly described in the mortgage as follows: The following described real property situated in the Town of Tamworth, County of Carroll, State of New Hampshire, to wit: Lot #2 as shown on plan entitled “Subdivision Plan for Fred M. Bickford, Tamworth, N.H.” recorded in the Carroll County Registry of Deeds at Plan Book 117, Page 62. Said lot being more particularly described as follows: Beginning at an iron pipe at the northerly boundary line of land now or formerly of William and May Lundberg and the westerly edge of the Chocorua River and running N 82° 56’ 40” E a distance of 1,084.18 feet to an iron pin; Thence turning and running N 18° 50’ 03” E a distance of 249.84 feet to an iron pipe: Thence turning and running N 07° 25’ 54” W a distance of 2,835.06 feet to an iron pipe; Thence turning and running S 83° 26’ 34” W a distance of 851.98 feet to an iron pipe; Thence turning and running in a southerly direction along the Chocorua River as it trends to the point of beginning. Containing 83.5 acres, more or less. Together with all the grantor’s right, title and interest, if any, in and to two certain easements: 1. Granted by Pinetree Power-Tamworth, Inc., dated November 7, 1987 and originally recorded in the Carroll County Registry of Deeds at Book 1278, Page 52; re-recorded at Book 1344, Page 169 and Corrective and Confirmatory Easement Deed recorded at Book 1412, Page 954; and 2. Granted by Boston and Maine Corporation dated May 15, 1989 and recorded in the Carroll County Registry of Deeds at Book 1381, Page 310. Subject to the terms and conditions contained in said easements. Together with a right of way twelve feet in width over Lot #1 for the purpose of installation of power transmission lines. Said right of way to commence at a point on the easterly sideline of Route 16 State of New Hampshire right of way and running adjacent to and parallel with the southerly boundary of the easement area as described in deed of Fred M. Bickford to Pinetree Power-Tamworth, Inc. dated November 7, 1987 and recorded in the Carroll County Registry of Deeds in Book 1278, Page 49 and as shown on the aforementioned plan. Said right of Way to be approximately 300 feet in length. Subject to that certain easement granted to Pinetree Power-Tamworth, Inc. as more fully described in easement deed dated November 7, 1987 and recorded in the Carroll County Registry of Deeds at Book 1278, Page 49 and Corrective and Confirmatory Easement Deed dated May 19, 1989 and recorded in the Carroll County Registry of Deeds at Book 1389, Page 472. Said premises are also conveyed subject to and with the benefit of all rights, easements, restrictions and reservations of record, if any, all insofar as now in force and applicable. Meaning and intending to convey the same premises conveyed to Gundersen Properties, LLC by deed of Robert S. Gundersen dated December 18, 2000 and recorded in the Carroll County Registry of Deeds in Book 1897, Page 564.
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KHS carried a 10 point lead into the halftime break only to see the Royals net the first six points to open the third frame. Erin Milford got the lead back to six when she picked off a Mascoma pass at center court and drove the floor for a layup. The Royals remained aggressive setting the stage for a nail-biter in the fourth quarter. “They actually cut the lead to two points, but our girls did a nice job of executing at the offensive end, protecting the ball and we hit our free throws at the end, it’s the way you want to finish games,” Meader said. “…Overall it was good to be able to play four games and improve on some of the things we needed to work on,” he added. “…It was nice to see Shaq and Jordan make the All Tournament team, they both played really well all week. I think Jordan might have been our high-scorer every game with 14, 12, 11 and 10. Lauren Kidder getting the sportsmanship award was very cool. The officials talked to our coahces before the finals and asked if we would mind if she got the award — we were thrilled. Although she couldn’t play, she still gave the team everything she had.” The Eagles, who are 2-2 in Division II play, will return to regular season action on Friday when they travel to Bedford. The Bulldogs are 3-1 in league playing having topped Souhegan (1-1), 45-37; Goffstown (2-1), 48-29; and Pelham (1-2), 61-24, while the lone blemish was a 44-35 setback at home to Oyster River (2-2). “Bedford is viewed as one of the top five or six teams in the division,” Meader said. “They’ll be a challenge for us, especially on their floor.”
For title reference, see Deed recorded with the Carroll County Registry of Deeds in Book 2591, Page 239. The original mortgage may be inspected at the offices of Shaheen Guerrera & O’Leary, LLC 820A Turnpike Street, North Andover, Massachusetts during regular business hours. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO PETITION THE SUPERIOR COURT FOR THE COUNTY IN WHICH THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE SITUATED, WITH SERVICE UPON THE MORTGAGEE, AND UPON SUCH BOND AS THE COURT MAY REQUIRE, TO ENJOIN THE SCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE. This is a first mortgage. The premises are sold subject to unpaid property taxes and liens therefore, whether or not recorded; any other rights, title, or interest of third parties which are entitled to precedence over the mortgage, and any other matters affecting the title of the mortgagor. Terms of Sale: Bidders will be qualified before auction sale. The high bidder shall deliver at the time of sale Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00) in cash, certified funds or teller’s check, or other funds satisfactory to the mortgagee’s attorneys, as buyer’s deposit. The balance of the sale price, all tax stamps and any and all recording fees and any wire transfer fees to be tendered in cash, certified or teller’s check within thirty (30) days of sale. TIME BEING OF THE ESSENCE, and the foreclosure deed and affidavit to be recorded, or else buyer to forfeit deposit as liquidated damages pursuant to RSA 479:25, paragraph III. The mortgagee reserves the right to postpone the sale, or modify the above terms. In the event that any successful bidder at the foreclosure sale shall default in purchasing the within described property according to the terms of this Notice of Sale and/or the terms of the Memorandum of Sale executed at the time of the foreclosure, the Mortgagee reserves the right to sell such property by Foreclosure Deed to the second highest bidder, provided that the second highest bidder shall deposit with the Mortgagee’s attorneys, Shaheen Guerrera & O’Leary, LLC, 820A Turnpike Street, North Andover, Massachusetts 01845, the amount of the required deposit as set forth herein within three (3) business days after written notice of default of the previous highest bidder and title to such property shall be conveyed to said second highest bidder within twenty (20) days of said notice. Dated at North Andover, Massachusetts, this 14 day of December, 2011.
TD Bank, N.A. By its attorney, Peter G. Shaheen, Esq. Shaheen Guerrera & O’Leary, LLC 820A Turnpike Street North Andover, MA 01845 (978) 689-0800
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her tenure at Concord Hospital she was employed by the State of New Hampshire’s Department of Health and Human Services as a federal surveyor for health care facilities. Elaine retired in 2001 where she then worked in various positions throughout the department until April of 2011. Elaine loved her life with family and friends. One of her many pleasures was the love of ball room dancing with her husband. She participated in winter sport activities, enjoyed tennis and golf and was a loyal Patriot’s fan. She enjoyed traveling and time spent with her Red Hat Lady friends. Elaine shared a love of antiquing with her brother and could not resist a good flea market or yard sale. Elaine studied martial arts at Bodyworks in Concord where she achieved a level of third degree black belt. She served as an instructor in martial arts for beginners to intermediary students at the Bodyworks program.
She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Donald E. Symonds. A son, Kent M. Symonds and his wife Colleen and granddaughters Katelyn and Abigail. Two sisters Sandra Robinson of Dover Foxcroft, Maine and Sally A. Doe of Yarmouth, Maine and a brother E. David Doe of Sandwich Massachusetts. She is predeceased by her brother Walter E. Doe Jr. who passed in 2005. Elaine was a highly respected woman to all who knew her. Her legacy will live on within the lives of those she has touched. A time of remembrance will be held on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2011. Calling hours will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Holt-Woodbury Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Henniker. In lieu of flowers Elaine’s wish is for donations to be made to your local food pantry to help and assist those in need. For Guestbook or condolence log on to www. holtwoodburyfh.com.
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Elaine Doe Symonds, 71, passed away peacefully surrounded by family and close friends following a brave and courageous battle against cancer on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011. One of five children, born March 14, 1940 in Wolfeboro to the late Walter E. and Evelyn Doe, of Center Ossipee, she was the beloved wife to Donald E. Symonds for 47 years. Elaine graduated from Kennett High School in Conway with the class of 1958. She had a strong passion for education and pursued a degree at the Laconia School of Nursing in 1963. Elaine began her career at Concord Hospital in 1963 where she had various positions before serving as the operating room supervisor from 1963 to 1989. During her time with Concord Hospital she received her Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Nursing at St. Anslem College. Later, Elaine received her Master’s in education from New England College. Following
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ARIES (March 21-April 19). When was the last time you had endless stretches of hours and nothing to do to fill them? It’s been a long while. Rearrange things to give yourself more of that most opulent of luxuries: time. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You’ll spend much of your day in maintenance mode. This sends a signal to the universe that you’re happy with what you have, and you’ll soon wind up with even more of it. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). A kind gesture you made long ago will be reciprocated. The warm feelings have been simmering this whole time, though it wasn’t clear to the other person until now exactly how to give back. CANCER (June 22-July 22). You don’t feel responsible for all the ills of the world, but you still want to make it better. What you do to help others will bring immediate comfort. It will give you hope to see the signs that healing is taking place. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Someone who is very persistent may finally get your attention. There is a lesson for you in this, and you will be inspired to embody the spirit of persistence regarding another area of your life. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). The one you adore needs you, too. There’s great alchemy at work in this relationship. What you have together is greater than the sum of its parts. A magical element rises from the mix. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Get organized. You have all the hard resources necessary to make a project work. All you need now is to line them up and point them in the same direction.
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Today is Tuesday, Jan. 3, the third day of 2012. There are 363 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 3, 1959, Alaska became the 49th state as President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a proclamation. On this date: In 1521, Martin Luther was excommunicated from the Roman Catholic Church by Pope Leo X. In 1777, Gen. George Washington’s army routed the British in the Battle of Princeton, N.J. In 1861, more than two weeks before Georgia seceded from the Union, the state militia seized Fort Pulaski at the order of Gov. Joseph E. Brown. The Delaware House and Senate voted to oppose secession from the Union. In 1911, the first postal savings banks were opened by the U.S. Post Office. (The banks were abolished in 1966.) In 1938, the March of Dimes campaign to fight polio was organized. In 1949, in a pair of rulings, the U.S. Supreme Court said that states had the right to ban closed shops. In 1958, the first six members of the newly formed U.S. Commission on Civil Rights held their first meeting at the White House. In 1961, President Dwight D. Eisenhower announced the United States was formally terminating diplomatic and consular relations with Cuba. In 1967, Jack Ruby, the man who shot and killed accused presidential assassin Lee Harvey Oswald, died in a Dallas hospital. In 1980, conservationist Joy Adamson, author of “Born Free,” was killed in northern Kenya by a former employee. In 1990, ousted Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega surrendered to U.S. forces, 10 days after taking refuge in the Vatican’s diplomatic mission. In 1993, President George H.W. Bush and Russian President Boris Yeltsin signed a historic nuclear missile-reduction treaty in Moscow. One year ago: Prosecutors in Dallas declared Cornelius Dupree Jr. innocent of a rape and robbery that had put him in prison for 30 years, longer than any other DNA exoneree in Texas. Today’s Birthdays: Record producer Sir George Martin is 86. Actor Robert Loggia is 82. Actor Dabney Coleman is 80. Journalistauthor Betty Rollin is 76. Singer-songwriterproducer Van Dyke Parks is 69. Musician Stephen Stills is 67. Rock musician John Paul Jones is 66. Actress Victoria Principal is 62. Actor-director Mel Gibson is 56. Actress Shannon Sturges is 44. Jazz musician James Carter is 43. Actor Jason Marsden is 37. Actress Danica McKellar is 37. Actor Nicholas Gonzalez is 36. NFL quarterback Eli Manning is 31. Rhythm-and-blues singer Lloyd is 26. Actor Alex D. Linz is 23.
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Autos 1991 Ford F-150 XLT V8, automatic, 4x4, low miles $2000/obro (603)662-6704 ask for Richard. 1998 Chevy Blazer 4x4, 4 door, blue, sunroof, very clean, no rust. $2650. (603)387-6779. 2001 Chevy pickup 4x4, extra cab Z71. Goes good, good tires 175k miles, $3800. (603)473-2582, (603)630-0199. 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 cargo van. 87,000 miles, new battery, runs great. $2500. Call (603)986-9853. 2003 Dodge 1500 pickup, 4x4, 8’ bed, 5 spd, great condition. $4900. (603)387-6779. 2005 Ford E250 cargo van, white, only 70k miles, new tires, runs great, professionally maintained. $9995. Call (603)356-3133, days.
Autos HERMANSON!S AUTO WAREHOUSE, LTD Auto Sales & Repair Eastern Spaces Warehouse East Conway Road Hermansonsautowarehouse.com 05 Chevy Suburban, 4x4, V8b, auto, leather, 3rd row, slver $8,200 04 GMC Envoy, 4x4, 6cyl, auto, pewter .................................$7,500 04 Jeep Gr Cherokee, 4x4, 6cyl, auto, silver...........................$6,750 03 Chevy Trailblazer, 4x4, 6cyl, auto, silver...........................$7,250 03 Chevy Trailblazer, 4x4, 6cyl, auto, Lt. green.....................$6,500 03 Dodge Durango, 4x4, V8, auto, blue......................................$5,950 03 Mazda 6, 4dr, 4cyl, 5spd, red... ............................................$5,450 03 Subaru Legacy GT, sedan, awd, 4cyl, 5spd, silver.........$5,900 03 VW Passat, 4cyl, auto, Lt. green ...................................$5,900 02 Chevy Suburban, 4x4, V8, auto, 3rd row, white.............$6,900 02 Dodge Grand Caravan, V6, auto,. Gold...........................$4,900 02, Ford Explorer, 4x4, 6cyl, auto, 3rd row, gold .......................$5,900 02 GMC Tahoe, 4x4, 3rd row, leather, silver.......................$6,900 02 GMC Yukon, 4x4, 8cyl, auto, pewter .................................$5,900 02 Nissan Xterra, 4x4, V6, auto, sliver....................................$6,900 02 Nissan Xterra, 4x4, 6cyl, auto, silver....................................$5,900 01 Dodge Caravan, 6cyl, auto, blue......................................$4,250 01 Dodge Durango, 4x4, V8, auto, black....................................$5,900 01 Nissan Pathfinder, 4x4, 6cyl, auto, silver...........................$4,900 00 Chevy Blazer, 4x4, 6cyl, auto, silver....................................$4,450 00Ford Expedition, 4x4, V8, auto, green ...................................$4,900 00 Jeep Gr Cherokee, 4x4, 6cyl, auto, black...........................$5,250 00 Pontiac Bonneville 6 cyl, auto. Silver ...................................$4,950 00 Subaru Outback, awd, 4 cyl, auto, black...........................$4,750 Our vehicles are guaranteed to pass inspection and come with a 20 day plate and 30 day mechanical warranty. In house financing with 50% down payment and a minimum $200/month payment at 0% APR for 12-18 month term. Please call Sales at 356-5117.
BUYING junk cars and trucks ME & NH. Call for price. Martin Towing. (603)305-4504. BUYING Junk vehicles, paying cash. Contact Joe (207)712-6910. G.P. Auto is now buying junk vehicles at a fair price. We pay cash. (603)323-8080. PAY $250 minimum for your junk car/ truck picked up. Also buying junk vehicles, light iron, heavy iron over the scales. We also buy copper, brass, wire, aluminum, batteries and much more. Call for scale (603)323-7363.
WE SPECIALIZE IN S UBARUS we buy used and junk Subaru’s for parts. We also repair and sell Subaru’s. Call Shawn’s Auto (603)539-3571.
For Rent BARTLETT, available immediately, small pets considered. 2 bedroom/ 1 bath duplex home, furnished or unfurnished. Propane heat. $800/mo + utilities. One month security. References required. Mountain & Vale Realty 356-3300. BARTLETT- 2 bed, 1 ba $650 + utils, 1 yr lease, credit and refs a must. Call Jeana at Re/Max Presidential 603-356-9444 or email@example.com. BARTLETT- Beautiful 2 bedroom, 2 bath duplex. 2200sf, open, updated kitchen, ample closet space and more. Secluded location. W/d hookup, hot water heat, nonsmoking, $900/mo plus utilities. Year round, unfurnished. William (603)387-5392.
ROOMS Off Season Rentals (603)447-3858 CENTER Conway Apt. 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, w/d hookup. $600/mo plus utilities. (603)387-3571. CONWAY 3 bedroom, 2 bath, pet friendly, call Anne at (603)383-8000 or firstname.lastname@example.org. FURNISHED small 1 bedroom apt. Conway, great neighborhood. Gas heat, non-smokers only, no pets. $500. (603)447-3810. CONWAY rooms for rent. Fridge microwave wi-fi cable, coin laundry, phones. $125-$175 per week. 603-447-3901. CONWAY Rt. 16 efficiency cabins. Single room w/ kitchenette and bath. Compact/ convenient. Starting at $400/mo. plus utilities. No Pets, no smoking. Credit/ security deposit required. Call 603-447-3815. CONWAY- 1 efficiency apartment, bedroom, den/ kitchen, shower, $400/mo plus utilities. First and security, references and credit check required. (603)447-6880. CONWAY- 2 bedroom, 1 bath apartment, pets considered, 1 year lease, unfurnished, $650/mo plus utilities, security deposit and credit check. Good credit required. Rich Johnson, Select Real Estate (603)447-3813. CONWAY- Central location, 2 BR, 1 BA condo. Private 3rd floor, end unit. $750 + utilities. Call Alex Drummond, RE/MAX Presidential 603-356-9444 x240.
Center Conway in-home day care has openings for children 6 weeks and up. Excellent references. (603)340-1677.
CONWAY- Large 1 bedroom $650/mo. Includes heat, hot water, plowing, trash. Deposit/ references required. (603)447-6612.
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CONWAY: 2 br/ 2 bath home. Large yard & wood stove. $850/mo +. (603)848-4189.
available Mon-Fri 8am-4pm. 7 years experience working with developed mentally disabled young adults/ children for Wolfeboro and surrounding areas. Excellent references. 914-382-0791, 603-569-0140.
For Rent 2-4 bedroom long term and seasonal. Starting at $750 call 603-383-8000, email@example.com. BARTLETT 3 bedroom, 2 bath, immaculate Linderhof chalet. $1000/mo plus utilities. References. Dan Jones, ReMax Presidential (603)356-9444. BARTLETT village, 4 bdrm ranch w/ deck, large yard, non-smokers, no pets, dishwasher, w/d hookup, full basement, $1,000/mo plus utilities. 603-374-6674. CENTER Conway 2 bedroom, 1 bath apt. very efficient, no pets/ smoking $780 (603)452-5183.
CONWAY: Rooms for rent. Micro fridge, cable, wi-fi. $150$175 wkly. 447-3858. Conway: living room, kitchen & 1 bdrm apt. Heat, plowing, trash removal included. $850/mo. (603)662-9292. FRYEBURG 2 bedroom, 1 bath apt. $700/mo, includes heat & hot water. Call Paul Wheeler Re/Max Presidential 603-356-9444 ext.206. FRYEBURG2 bedroom, 1st floor apt. $750. Security deposit, 6 month lease. Plowing included. Fryeburg Academy school system. (207)671-2578. 1 month free rent! Fryeburglovely 4 bedroom, 2 bath, a/c, w/d hook-up, deck, $1000/mo plus. No pets 207-935-3241. GLEN- 2 bed, 2 bath, newly renovated house, w/d, dishwasher, 2 car garage. $950 plus utilities. (603)374-2391.
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INTERVALE 3 bdrm condo. Newly done over, walkout, small dogs accepted. No cats, no smokers. $699/mo plus utilities. (603)356-2203.
RENTALS Wolfeboro, Ossipee, Tamworth, Effingham, Wakefield and Alton
INTERVALE- 2 plus bedroom, 2 bath, ranch. Full basement, $1000/mo plus utilities. References. Dan Jones, ReMax Presidential (603)356-9444. JACKSON Ready for snow! Tyrol 2 bedroom, 1 bath chalet, December thru April, $6500 + tax and utilities. Alex Drummond RE/MAX Presidential, 603-356-9444 x240. JACKSON- 3 bedroom, 2 bath home, $1200/mo. Call Margie at Remax 520-0718. MADISON farmhouse rent or rent-to-own. 2200sf, 5 bedrooms, 3 baths, 2 acres $1395/mo. 5 car barn $195/mo. firstname.lastname@example.org (603)986-6555 Real Estate Agent. SMALL 1 bed apt. Rt.16 Madison. Heat, electric, plowing, trash included. $600/mo + security deposit. (603)447-6524, (603)986-4061. NO. Conway, in-town 3 bed, 2 bath, barn & great yard. $1500/mo plus utilities. No smoking. Ref & credit check required. (603)447-3885. NO. Conway, Kearsarge Rd. 1 bedroom w/ deck. Propane heat, no smoking/ pets. Laundry on property. Local & attentive landlords. S.D. & ref. required $625/mo. Call (603)356-2514. NORTH Conway 3- 4 bdrms, 1.5 bath house. Base of Cathedral Ledge with views, w/d, woodstove. No pets, no smoking. Credit check. $1000/mo (603)609-5858. NORTH Conway charming 2 be carriage house apt. $695/mo including heat. References & credit check. No pets. Dan Jones, ReMax Presidential (603)356-9444. NORTH Conway home- 3 bedroom w/ family room, 2 full baths. Nice back yard. Walk to town. $1050/mo plus utilities. Available immediately. First month and security. References required. Mountain & Vale Realty (603)356-3300.
Largest selection of houses, apartments, office space, store fronts, storage units and mobile homes. Short or long term. No pets please. See our website for details. DuCo Property Services, (603)539-5577 Mon-Fri 9-5pm.
WASHINGTON Street Apts. Now available 1 bedroom, 2nd floor section 8, must be income eligible, 1 person annual $14,600, 2 people $16,650. Rent is 30 percent of adjusted monthly income including all utilities. For more info, call 1-800-850-3795, Lorraine. WASHINGTON Street Apts. Ya esta disponible 1 dormitorio, Seccion 2a planta 8, debe beincome elegible una persona anual de $14,600, 2 personas $16,650. La renta es del 30 por ciento del ingreso mensual ajustado incluyendo todas las utilidades. Para mas informacion, llame al 1-800-850-3795, Lorraine.
For Rent-Vacation 2 level, 3 bed condo with views, $100/night, every night, weekends included. Monthly specials. North Conway. For information and dates call (401)497-9115. ATTITASH Mountain Village Glen, NH. Large studio. Sleeps 4. Week 9. 40,000 RCI points. Great ski week. Red. $2,000 Call (603)332-5272. CONWAY- 3 bedroom, 2 bath home, sleeps 8, fireplace, near 5 ski areas, available M.L.K. weekend, February school vacation, and other weeks & weekends. Reasonable. (401)284-0116. GULF Winds Resort in St Pete Beach, FL- Superior rated 1 bedroom condo with pool. Walk across quiet street to beach. $600/wk. Call (603)498-5768. Monthly rates available.
NORTH Conway unfurnished 2 bdrm, 1 bath condo. 2nd floor, 1 year lease. No pets or smoking. $700/mo + utility. Security & credit check. Rich Johnson, Select RE (603)447-3813.
JACKSON Ready for snow! Tyrol 2 bedroom, 1 bath chalet, December thru April, $6500 + tax and utilities. Alex Drummond RE/MAX Presidential, 603-356-9444 x240.
NORTH Conway Village 1 and 2 bedroom apts available. Walking distance to town. Starting at $500/mo. and up. Please call (603)986-6806.
SEASONAL- prime locations 1-4 BR properties. Some slopeside units 603-383-8000, email email@example.com.
NORTH Conway walk to everything village living. Wonderful 3 bedroom, 2 bath, North Conway Village home. Beautiful wood floors, tasteful updates, replacement windows throughout, large level yard, screened wrap-around porch and large deck. $900 + N/S. Call Josh at Pinkham Real Estate 603-356-5425 or 986-4210.
NORTHBROOK 2 BR/ 2 BA, furnished or un-furnished, woodstove, washer/ dryer. Outdoor pool and tennis, views to Cranmore. No pets. $895/mo plus utilities. First month and security. References required. Mountain & Vale Realty 356-3300. NORTHBROOK Condominium. 2 BR w/ den, 2 bath. Outdoor pool and tennis. W/d, woodstove, views to Cranmore. Attached bath off master bedroom. $900/mo plus utilities. Furnished or unfurnished. Available immediately. No pets. First month and security. References required. Mountain & Vale Realty 356-3300. OSSIPEE- Newly renovated Sin gle family home 3100sf, 2 baths, heated 2 car garage. $1200/mo (603)553-8431.
BUSINESS Opportunity. Auto Sales/ Repair shop. Customer waiting area, large heated shop with lift, compressr, oil tanks, etc. 2400sf with plenty of parking. Ctr. Conway 603-860-6608.
RETAIL & OFFICE SPACE
NORTH CONWAY VILLAGE Options from 250 sq. ft up Call or email for pricing Sheila 356-6321 x 6469 firstname.lastname@example.org
CONWAY, NH on Rt.16 & Wash ington St., office space for rent. 510 s.f., 4 rooms and reception area. Pay only heat & electric for first 3 months. Year lease and security deposit. (603)447-5508. INTERVALE, NH Rt. 16A/302“Office space for rent” Single/ multiple rooms. For available rooms and rental price list see Johnsoncpa.com (207)636-7606.
For Rent-Commercial GROW YOUR BUSINESS HERE! Garden shop & Landscaping? Christmas Trees? Winter equipment sales? Antiques? Crafts? Art Gallery? Insurance? Engineering? Food Service? Ice Cream? Retail? Lawyer? Ski Shop? Accountant? What ever you do, a new, highly visible location in the most affluent section of the Valley offers Opportunity! Attractively updated log commercial building in dynamite Bartlett location has 500’ frontage on Route 16 between Story Land and Jackson. 1598 SF. Lease for $1,500/mo. plus utilities. Rent-to-own? Or purchase now for $219,500 ($22,000+ under assessed value) E-mail interest and references to email@example.com
Broker interest. Or call Peter at Pinkham Real Estate 603-356-5425. NEW North Conway Village retail space available on Main Street! 725sf. Call Sheila 356-6321 Ext6469 www.AttitashRealty.com/Rentals
For Sale 1 ton of wood pellets for sale $200 (603)733-5083.
T&B Appliance Removal. Appliances & AC’s removed free of charge if outside. Please call (603)986-5506.
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Tonneau cover fits 96’ Dodge 8’ bed $200/obo. Truck cap fits 8’ bed $150/obo. Binks Contractor paint sprayer w/ hose and sprayer $150/obo (207)647-3051, (603)662-8163. NEED Cash? Sell your stuff on Ebay. We do the work. You get cash! 10 years experience. ABCybersell (207)925-3135 Mike. NEWMAC wood furnace, WB100E, used one season. Cost $3300 new, will sacrifice for $1795. Call Bob 356-3133 days. PAINTINGS: 3 large sized R.G. Packer. Beautifully framed. $350 each. (603)759-3010. REFRIGERATOR: Good running cond., $75. (603)356-2316. ROSSIGNOL racing skis size 150 with Rossignol binders. $200. (603)539-5785 ROUND oak with inlay tile (in forrest green) pedestal table with 4 chairs and leaves. In great condition. Will email pictures. $150/obo. Madison/ Silver Lake (603)367-1089. firstname.lastname@example.org.
10X17 cabin, must be moved. Easy to get to $1500/obo. (603)473-2582, (603)630-0199.
SLEEP Sofa, queen, beige/ tweed. Good condition $125/obo. (207)935-1146.
1937 F12 Farmall single front wheel for parts or ? $600. (603)473-2582, (603)630-0199.
SNOWBOARD, boots size (603)539-5785
2 Arctic Claw snow tires. 215/65R16 $100. Used only two months! (603)662-2810.
SPYDER Kids G Suite. Black & red, size 14-16. $80. (603)539-5785
2007 utility trailor. All Aluminum box, V front trailor. Dual axle, roof racks, low mileage. 7,000lbs. $8200. (603)356-3450.
TRACTOR chains, 2 pair. 1st 12’ long 24” wide $125. 2nd pair 4’ long 12” wide $25. (603)473-2582, (603)630-0199.
9’ Reading utility body $650/obo. (207)925-3737.
USED SKI & SNOWBOARD packages, starting at $79.95. All sizes, used helmets $15 at Boarder Patrol (603)356-5885.
CARROLL COUNTY OIL Cash discount, senior citizen discount, prompt deliveries, pre-buy programs. 539-8332. COAL stove, King-O-Heat. Round upright. $100. 3 pr. downhill skis $25 each. (603)539-3774. FIREWOOD and more $185/cord, Ossipee area. Clean, green. Portable saw mill, logging. Snowplowing Ossipee area. Honest, reliable, great reputation. (603)539-9550. FIREWOOD cut, spit and delivered. 16”, 18”, 20”, 22” $275/cord. 12”, 14” also available (603)356-5923.
FIREWOOD Quality kiln dried hardwoods, guaranteed dry. $325/cord. Call North Country Firewood (603)447-3441 or cell (603)986-0327. FIREWOOD: Green 10’ long logs, delivered $150/cord. Cut, split & delivered $200/cord. (603)540-0307. Prompt delivery. GUNS, Guns, Guns. I trade, swap, exchange. I do not sell guns. This is a hobby. Please call if you want to trade. Please no junk. Tel. (603)367-8589. HAMMOND Cadet electric organ. Excellent condition. Several 33-1/3 discs; pop, classical. (603)323-8082.
size 28, with 5. $100.
WOOD fired cook stove Castle Crawford. Nice old stove in good condition, must see $1200. (603)473-2582, (603)630-0199.
WOOD HEAT Vigas Gasification Wood Boilers Call today for information & to see a live demonstration! Alternative Heating of Mt. Washington Valley
(603)387-0553 vigasboilers.com Furniture
CASH & Carry blow out sale! Chairs $5, sofas from $40 at the Glen Warehouse. 383-6665.
HAY- Round bales, 1st cut, excellent quality $50/bale. (207)935-3197. KITCHEN tables, dressers, armoires, bunk beds, tables, chairs, new carpet, electric wall range, etc. Too much to list. FMI (603)733-6741.
G.P. Auto is now buying junk vehicles at a fair price. We pay cash. (603)323-8080.
LYMANOIL.COM Now offering propane sales and service. Call or visit www.LymanOil.com Jesse E Lyman, North Conway (603)356-2411. MONITER 41 heater with kerosene tank. $300. (207)928-3100.
***NEED C ASH*** HEAVY EQUIPMENT WANTED Cat, Komatsu, etc. Universal Machinery will buy today! Call NH office at (781)439-6000, ask for Leo Blais.
Help Wanted AVON: Earnings great! No door to door necessary. Choose your own hours. For information call 323-7361. Booth renter wanted at Maggio Hair Studio, 85 Main St., Conway. (603)447-2553. SERVERS needed at Hillbilly's Restaurant. Apply in person. Route 16, North Conway.
Interviews now being accepted on a first come, first served basis. Growing company needs 20 people to fill immediate openings. We offer: Rapid advancement, bonuses & paid vacations, on the job training. Apply today/ start tomorrow. All depts. open. Mgmt. training from day one. Call Mon.- Fri. 9-5 only for immediate interview (603)822-0219. Have pen & paper ready.
MARKETING COORDINATOR Full time, year round position. Solid marketing experience and skills including copywriting, design and layout. Attention to detail and ability to work independently a must. Resume with samples to: email@example.com or 58 Cleveland Hill Rd., Tamworth NH 03886. Fryeburg Health Care Center is looking for a
Per Diem CNA & PT 3-11 CNA position Interested applicants should stop by for an application.
TOWN OF CONWAY SCALE/ TRANSFER STATION ATTENDANT The Town of Conway has an immediate opening for a Scale/Transfer Station Attendant. This is a full-time position with benefits; starting hourly pay is $15.44/ hr. Duties for the position include computer operation of the truck scales, the collection and accounting of tipping fees, processing and bailing recyclables and interacting with the public to ensure compliance. Job applications & a complete job description are available at the Public Works Office, Town Hall, 1634 East Main St, Center Conway, NH. Applications must be received no later than 5pm on January 12, 2012.
The Town of Conway is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
VINTAGE Wildcat Gondola (pod). Aqua blue, solid- needs restoration. $1800. FMI (978)273-8190.
FREE electric air hockey table 36x71x32h, 1 inch L shaped crack on surface. If you can get it out, its yours. Call Isabelle’s cell (617)592-3766.
LINDSAY 100 LB. sandblaster with hood & funnel. $300 (603)473-2582, (603)630-0199.
HIGHEST cash price paid for your junk cars, farm equipment and scrap metal. Free removal, no job too big. (207)393-7318. PAY $250 minimum for your junk car/ truck picked up. Also buying junk vehicles, light iron, heavy iron over the scales. We also buy copper, brass, wire, aluminum, batteries and much more. Call for scale (603)323-7363.
RETAIL SALES FULL OR PART TIME Tramway Artisans Gift Shop seeks an enthusiastic Sales Associate who is friendly, responsible and possess good customer skills. Must be proficient with computers and be willing to work flexible hours. Duties include inventory stocking, computerized register and merchandising. Salary commensurate with experience. Route 16 - West Ossipee
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by Abigail Van Buren
FATE OF FROZEN EMBRYOS PUTS COUPLE AT CROSSROADS
DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have been married 11 years. We went through eight years of fertility treatments before having our twins. When they were a year old, we discovered I was pregnant with our third child. The twins are now 2 1/2 and the baby is almost a year old. For the first time in our marriage, my husband and I are at an impasse. We have two embryos left and need to decide what to do. We either use them or destroy them. I think we need to give the embryos the chance they were meant to have. However, my husband is concerned only with the financial side of it as we have been living on one salary and things are tight. My heart aches over this. Do I do what I believe is right and stand by my religious and moral beliefs, and take the chance my husband will resent me for the rest of our marriage? I’m afraid I’ll resent him if I have to destroy them. I’d appreciate some words of wisdom. -- DEADLOCKED IN NEW JERSEY DEAR DEADLOCKED: This isn’t an either/or question. I discussed it with Diane Goodman, the past president of the Academy of California Family Formation Lawyers, who suggests a third option. Your embryos could be donated for embryo adoption by a couple who have been unable to conceive, and who would love to raise them. For more information, you should contact an attorney who specializes in family formation, or contact the Snowflakes Frozen Embryo Adoption and Donation Program. Its phone number is 714-693-5437 and its website is www.nightlight.org. DEAR ABBY: I am 29 and met my birth mother last month for the first time. She abandoned two other children besides me. “Angie” is an alcoholic and has cirrhosis of the liver. When I met her she was in rehab and had been sober for two weeks. The day after she was released she was rearrested for driving with a revoked license. The following day she was arrested for DUI.
It’s obvious that my birth mother has a major addiction, and my heart breaks for her because she has no support system. Should I reach out and help her or continue on with my life? My friends and family are afraid I’ll get hurt, but it’s hard to sit back and do nothing. Any words of wisdom will help. -- CONFUSED AND TORN IN ST. LOUIS DEAR CONFUSED AND TORN: Before involving yourself any further with Angie, take some time to visit Al-Anon (listed in your phone directory) and Adult Children of Alcoholics (adultchildren.org). That you want to help her is laudable, but it’s important that you fully understand what you’re letting yourself in for if you do. Much as you might wish to, you cannot “fix” other people -- only they can do that. The Serenity Prayer from AA says it clearly: “God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.” It applies to you. DEAR ABBY: My ex-wife, from whom I was divorced for many years, died recently. Our middle-aged daughter, who grew up in her mother’s care, was unhappy that I chose not to attend the funeral. (Actually, I never considered going.) Not only would plane fare have been a financial burden, my ex and I hadn’t communicated with each other for more than 30 years. She remarried and I didn’t. Was I wrong for not being there? I don’t understand our daughter’s feelings in the matter. -- MEANT NO DISRESPECT, MESA, ARIZ. DEAR MEANT NO DISRESPECT: Funerals aren’t for the deceased as much as they are for the living. Because you didn’t mention whether you had maintained contact with your daughter since your divorce from her mother, I can only guess that she felt she needed your emotional support during that sad time, and that would explain her reaction to your absence.
Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at: Dear Abby, c/o The Conway Daily Sun, PO Box 1940, North Conway, NH 03860
by Gary Trudeau
Real Estate, Wanted
League of NH Craftsmen Winter Craft Classes
LOOKING for a seasonal rental on Lovewell Pond, Fryeburg Maine. May through Oct. 207-890-2880 firstname.lastname@example.org
INTERVALE- 2 bdrm, apartment, seasonal okay. Unfurnished, must like dogs. $125/wk. FMI (719)314-8105.
Pottery and Glassblowing Classes begin January 10th by Earth & Fire Studio Gallery. Visit: www.nhcraftsmen.org for details. 2526 Main St., North Conway Village. 603-356-2441.
CENTER Conway. Location, Location, Location! Jct. of 302 and 113. 78 acres. $299,000. 603-367-8054. JACKSON 1.1 acre lot on quiet, paved cul-de-sac. Mt. Washington views. Reduced to $86,000. (603)367-4770.
Mobile Homes TWO homes to choose from in central North Conway park. New 2012 model Skyline, 14x72, two bedroom, 2 bath, workshop/ shed, gas heat, big lot $49,900. 1994 Astro, 14x56, two bedroom, 1 bath, washer dryer, new appliances, new furnace, new roof, new hot water heater $24,900. Both homes ready to be lived in! No dogs. Financing available, affordable living right in North Conway. Walk to shops, outlets, trails, river. Call 603-986-3991.
Motorcycles Buy • Sell • Trade www.motoworks.biz
(603)447-1198. Olson’s Moto Works, RT16 Albany, NH. LOOKING for old dirt bikes, trail bikes, enduros, 60’s through early 80’s. Any brand, any condition. Call local, Joe (603)630-5325.
Real Estate CONWAY Saco Woods 2 br. 2nd. fl. condo. New paint, carpet. $66,000. L. Davis, Broker/ Owner 919-259-0166. FRYEBURG two- 3 br. mobile homes on 1.7 acres. $86,500. L. Davis Broker, Owner 919-259-0166.
Help Wanted WHITE Mountain Cider Co. looking for full time bartender. & line cook. Please contact Teresa (603)383-9061.
Home Improvements 1 CALL DOES IT ALL
Always Ready, Always There. Call your local Recruiter! CPL Coree Kinerson (603)717-5676
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.
A quality job for a quality price. Quality Marble and Granite, (603)662-8447.
Home Improvements AM BUILDERS Full service contractor. All types roofing, siding, decks, remodeling, new homes and garages. (603)323-7519 View our website: www.AddisonMasonBuilders.com
Home Works Remodelers
All phases of construction, from repairs to complete homes. www.sites.google.com/site/home worksremodelers/ (603)455-7115, (603)447-2402, email@example.com.
St. Judes - $5
Real Estate, Time Share ONE bedroom 13 week Attitash Grand Summit, ski locker, owners room, heated pool, sauna, weight room, rental program, $15,000. (603)447-3837. TIME share for sale. Week 16 (April) at Pollard Brook, across from Loon Mt. Easily exchanged all over world, or use locally. $2000. Call Mike. 603-498-5768
FOR SALE BY OWNER
SACO Woods: First floor condo unit for sale. Asking $89,000. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Real Estate, Commercial
is looking for a
in the Ford Lincoln store in Center Conway. We are looking for someone with sales experience, someone who is a self-starter and who has a positive work attitude. Offering a competitive pay plan. 401(k) and health and dental insurance. For more information call Mark Clark (603)356-9341
NO. Conway Timeshare. Unique opportunity at the Stonehurst. 1/10th ownership share, 5 full weeks in this great 3 bedroom 2.5 bath condo. Sleeps 10+ comfortably. Close to all valley activities yet very private location with pool and tennis court available. Walk to great restaurant at the Stonehurst Manor. Fully furnished and equipped. Call 781-603-8048 for details. Asking $12,000.
Full time creative person to assist and support a fun loving young lady with developmental disabilities by accompanying and supervising her on daily outings in the community. She enjoys swimming, hiking, skiing, bowling, and volunteering, more details to follow at interview. Flexible Schedule. To apply, please email your resume to email@example.com or fax 447-8893 (010-402) 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.
Residential property in highway commercial zone. Historic cape with 1,455sf. 1.5 acres w/ 135’ road frontage, Saco River. See website for details:
Services #1 SANDY'S CLEANING Private, seasonal homes, rentals, commercial, construction cleaning. Security checks, maintenance. 30 years serving the valley. (603)383-9342.
A CLEAN HOME Preston’s Cleaning Service. Fall Cleaning. Cleaning residential/ commercial offices, providing security checks. Free estimates, insured. FMI (603)356-5075.
BIZEE BEE HOME SERVICES
Professional housecleaning services, laundry, trash removal, window cleaning, interior/ exterior painting, light carpentry & routine property repairs. Specializing in residential & vacation homes. Serving the valley since 2006. Visit us at www.bizeebeeservices.com (603)447-5233
Cleaning & More Vacation Rentals Private Homes Offices 24/7 Windows Carl & Dixie Lea 447- 3711 ~ credit cards accepted ~ ~ Est 1990 ~
HANDYMAN, repairs, painting, hauling, snow removal, walkway sanding, security checks. Riverwood Property Maintenance (207)697-3072. HYPNOSIS for habit change, stress, regression. Michael Hathaway, DCH, certified hypnotherapist. Madison 367-8851. www.whitemountainhypnosiscenter.com.
KEN'S PLOWING Affordable rates. Ossipee & Madison area. (603)733-7751.
OSSIPEE AREA Trash Removal; Brush, demo, debris. Demo of old structures and real estate clean outs. (603)730-2590 PERSONAL care assistant, respite care, full-time, part-time days, nights, and fill-in. 25 years experience. 207-807-1011.
PLOWING & SANDING I have room for a few more driveways on my route in the Conway area. Reliable & over 40 years in the business. Sanding now available also. Call for free estimate. (603)662-6062.
PROCLEAN SERVICES Fall cleaning, windows, carpets, rental cleaning, condos, janitorial services, commercial, residential. Insured. (603)356-6098.
Snow removal, plowing, shoveling. Interior, exterior maintenance & renovations, property checks. Serving the Bartlett/ Glen area. A licensed & insured contractor since 1993. Carr Contracting. 603-383-4334.
LOOKING to rent your vacation property for the season or long term. Call Anne @ (603)383-8000 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Local family business. Office store, home, camp. Great references. John’s Cleaning. (207)393-7285.
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Hannah Benson, Torin LaLiberte race in Eastern Cup opener –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– SPORTS –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––
BY LLOYD JONES THE CONWAY DAILY SUN
While snow has been a rare commodity early this winter, a few Mount Washington Valley cross country skiers were able to get in a race before the holidays, competing in the TD Bank Eastern Cup opener in Craftsbury Common, Vermont, Dec. 17-18. Two-time defending New Hampshire high school champion Hannah Benson, a junior at Kennett High, turned in solid results in her first NENSA Eastern Cups of the season. Eastern Cups are the race series used to qualify for Junior Nationals, which will be held in early March at Soldier Hollow in Midway, Utah (site of 2002 olympics). Benson is a J1 now, the age class for 16 and 17 year olds. Benson raced in a 1.4 kilometer classic sprint; a 2.8K classic prologue; and a 4.5K skate race on Dec 17-18 and posted the following results — sprint: 31st overall (fifth J1); prologue: 31st overall (fifth J1); and skate race: 52nd overall (seventh J1) In the classic sprint on Dec. 17, Corey Stock, of Lincoln, Mass, took the top spot with a time of 4:06.67 while Clare Egan, of Craftsbury Common, was second, 4:13.18; Sophie Caldwell, of Peru, Vt., was third, 4:14.68. Benson was 31st out of 127 skiers, finishing in 4:34.60. Also competing from MWV was Jenna Hill, of Jackson and racing for Burke Mountain Academy, 82nd, 5:07. In the women’s prologue, which featured 135 racers, also on Dec. 17, Caldwell, skiing in the U23 class, won the race in 8:38.6. She was followed by Maria Stuber, of North Petersburg, N.Y., 8:41.1; and Egan, 8:42. Benson was 31st in 9:31.2, while Emily Atwood, formerly of Fryeburg Academy and now She was followed by Stuber, 11:48.1; with the Middlebury College Ski Team and Elizabeth Guiney, of Park City, and living in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, Utah, 11:51.9. was 46th, 9:47.7; and Elizabeth Duffy, In the men’s 1.4K sprint, Torrin of Jackson, skiing as a J2 for HolderLaLiberte, a junior at Kennett High ness Nordic, was 130th, 12:46.1. and skiing for Mount Washington Nordic from Madison, placed 149th In the freestyle race on Dec. 18, Benson was 52nd in a field of 160 out of 185 skiers in 4:34.5. skiers. She finished in 12:57.6 The race was won by Tim Reynolds, Caldwell won the race in 11:36.7. of Craftsbury Common, in 3:29.1. He
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.
Plowing, snow blowing, shoveling (walks, roofs, decks) etc. Do-List Property Maintenance (603)452-8575.
THE HANDYMAN No job too small. Plus interior house painting. Reasonable rates. Conway and Freedom areas. Call George (603)986-5284.
TOTAL FLOOR CARE Professional Installation, sanding, refinishing and repair of wood floors. 447-1723.
Snowmobiles 1996 Polaris Indy Touring 2 up 488 fan, 1990 Arctic Cat Panther 2 up 440 fan. 2000 Sled Dock enclosed trailer. All excellent condition. Sold as package $3200/obo (401)487-7174.
Storage Space All your storage needs in the heart of the valley. Modern, clean, dry and secure. Mountain Valley Self Storage (603)356-3773. www.mvselfstorage.com. BROWNFIELD Self Storage. 10x10, 10x15, 10x20,10x30. Prepay 6 months- 7th month free! Call for prices. (207)625-8390. COMMERCIAL Storage Units, centrally located in North Conway, 200 sq.ft. and up. Ideal for small businesses. Call Roger (603)452-8888. FREEDOM Storage. 5x5, 5x10, 10X10, 10X20, 20X25. We rent for less, Rte. 25. 603-651-7476.
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.
GLEN WAREHOUSE Storage, household, autos, motorcycles, RVs, snowmobiles. Discounted Penske Truck rentals (603)383-6665 www.valleyauto.us 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. STORAGE trailers for rent, 27 to 45’. Good clean dry units. Call D. Rock. 1-800-433-7625.
U-STORE-IT Seasonal Storage Available. Great rates. 5x10- $39/month; 10x15$89/month Call U-Store-It (603)447-5508.
Wanted $250 & up for unwanted cars & trucks. Call Ricker Auto Salvage (603)323-7363. BOOKS puchased; AMC Guides, White Mountains, regional town state histories, others. Cash paid now (603)348-7766.
CASH For Gold!
Highest Price Paid Ever!
142 Main Street Conway, NH
WANTED used skis & snowboards for trade in on new gear. Call Boarder Patrol (603)356-5885.
Wanted To Buy CASH for antiques, gold, silver, coins, furniture, etc. Conway Village Pawn, 150 Main St. Conway, (603)447-2255.
GOLD OVER $1,600/0Z.! 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. LOOKING for trains, cars, boats, planes, teddy bears, thimbles, stamps. Hartmann Museum. Roger (603)356-9922 www.hartmannrr.com.
NEED CASH? We buy gold and silver, jewelry, flatware and coins! Conway Gold Buyers, Rt 16, 2 miles below Conway Village, (603)447-3422.
Hannah Benson puts her best foot forward. (LIZ KANTACK PHOTO)
edged fellow Craftsbury Common resident Patrick O’Brien, who was second, 3:32.34; and Alex Howe, of Gilford and UVM Ski Team, third, 3:37.3. The top three places again belonged to Reynolds, 7:21.4; O’Brien, 7:26; and Howe, 7:26.9, in prologue, which attracted 194 skiers. LaLiberte was 153rd i n 9:26.7. In the men’s 9K freestyle on Dec.
18, skied by 213 racers, Bryan Cook, of Petersburg, N.Y. won the race in 20:21.8, followed by Dylan McGuffin, of Northfield, second, 20:30.3; and Nils Koons, of Sidney, Maine, took third, 20:37. LaLiberte was 153rd in 25:03.2, followed by Eli Walker, of Jackson and Mount Washington Nordic, 167th, 25:49.1
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