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How will traffic change if only southern leg of bypass is built? State DOT is doing a study to find out BY ERIK EISELE THE CONWAY DAILY SUN

CONWAY — If you build it will they come? And what happens if you only build part of it? The state is trying to figure that out with the Conway bypass and will conduct a traffi c study that will determine what will happen to traffi c patterns if the southern leg of the long-delayed road is built, and the central and northern sections are delayed, or never constructed. The study should be out this fall. The department has done similar studies before, Department of Transportation civil engineer Don Lyford said at a meeting with Conway staff and three selectmen on Tuesday, but “all it says is the central and northern sections should follow.” None of them address what happens if they don’t. “Whether it’s five years or 25 years before they build the others,” selectman David Weathers said, the town needs to know how building the southern section impact

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HONOLULU (NY Times) — One recent afternoon, as the temperature in their native Nashville dipped to a slim 7 degrees, Blythe Grant and Jordan Tlumak walked along the beach at Waikiki with beers in hand and smiles on their faces. Visitors walked down towards the beach at Hanauma Bay in Hawaii Kai. “We just left three inches of snow in Nashville,â€? said Mr. Grant, 26 and buff. “I was pretty pumped to get on the plane.â€? Mr. Tlumak, his friend, nodded. “Nashville just doesn’t know how to handle that.â€? Mr. Grant and Mr. Tlumak are not the only mainlanders to be gloating about their good luck. Hawaiian tourism ofďŹ cials, hotel operators and travel agents — battered by several years of slumping sales — have recently seen a marked increase in arrivals to the islands. And while there are various theories as to why — including favorable currency exchange rates and Obama on the beach — what most people can agree on is that the rotten weather in the rest of the country, including a series of brutal snow storms in the Midwest and on the East Coast, has been good news in Hawaii. “We talk to these people every day, and they’re miserable,â€? said Amy Terada, the vice president of marketing for Pleasant Holidays, a tour operator in Westlake Village, Calif. “They’re saying, ‘Just get me out of here.’ â€?

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Police Athletic League team helps Manchester boxer win tournament BY JIM FENNELL THE UNION LEADER

The story of Joel Felix is far from complete. But if you like happy endings, you have to be rooting for the Manchester Memorial High student. The latest chapter is a good one. Felix, 18, won the novice heavyweight division at the Greater Lowell/Central New England Golden Gloves tournament last Tuesday at Lowell Memorial Auditorium in Massachusetts. He is the first boxer from the Manchester Police Athletic League program to win the Golden Gloves. He had to pass on a chance to fight in last weekend’s New England Golden Gloves because he re-injured his shoulder in Tuesday’s championship fight. He was forced to switch to southpaw in that fi ght and basically beat his opponent without the use of a hook. “It feels good to know I could keep pushing mysel f,” F elix said. “Some people didn’t think I could do it.” Felix, 18, is a kid who could have gone the wrong way. A native of St.

Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands, he came to continental U.S. when he was 6 and moved to Manchester when he was 12. He was in trouble before he was 13. His is a story of the streets and the trouble that can be found there. It’s a story all too familiar to people such as Sgt. Brian O’Keefe, boxing coach Joe Francis, officer Rich Ell and the other volunteers who put in time working with kids at the MPAL’s Michael Briggs Community Center on Beech Street. O’Keefe and Ell, the current MPAL coordinator, are police officers; Francis is a former professional boxer. They all have worked with the young kids who come through the Briggs Center. Some kids come on their own; others come because they have to. Felix was among the latter group. He admits he was doing bad stuff, a self-described “straight-F” student at Hillside Middle School. He was also big for his age, an immature child in a man’s body. “He’d be the kid in the wrong place at the wrong time,” Francis said.

Felix was sent to O’Keefe by a social worker to join the boxing program. “Boxing was a great vehicle for him to do positive things in his life,” O’Keefe said. “Winning a championship is not as important as teaching life skills. We have to produce champions in life.” O’Keefe, the former MPAL coordinator, knows fi rsthand what engaging kids in physical activity can do. He grew up in a boxing gym in Lowell. His father, Mickey O’Keefe, is a Lowell police sergeant who trained Micky Ward. Mickey O’Keefe plays himself in the movie “The Fighter,” which starred Mark Wahlberg and is based on Ward’s life. Brian O’Keefe has carried on the work of his father, taking in kids who walked the edge and giving them a chance with MPAL. Felix is just the latest feel-good story to come out of the Briggs Center. O’Keefe proudly points out that Michael “Kiki” Rivera-Fermaint just graduated U.S. Marine Corps boot camp and Gibran Ortiz-Perez is working full-time and going to college. To

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Town halts blasting at outlet mall site BY KIMBERLY HOUGHTON THE UNION LEADER

MERRIMACK — Yet another blasting violation has occurred at Merrimack Premium Outlets, with town officials saying there have been too many breaches in protocol at the construction site. Friday’s blast, described as the most serious infraction thus far, exceeded the maximum air blast permitted. It was the fourth violation reported at the site since work began several months ago. “In my opinion, they have made too many mistakes,” Town Manager Keith Hickey said of Maine Drilling and Blasting of Auburn. Hickey said it has become “painfully apparent” that the blasting company is using the highest limit of blasting strength permitted, and not leaving any leeway for error, resulting in blasts that exceed the requirement allowed under the town’s blasting ordinance and the blasting plan created with Merrimack Premium Outlets. A larger gap needs to be established so that blasts do not continue to exceed maximum levels, Hickey said. He said that Friday’s blast, around 3:45 p.m., was recorded at 135.5 decibels, when only 133.7 decibels are allowed. “I don’t know if that is normal or not, but four (violations) is too many.

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 17 ‘The Diary of Anne Frank.’ M&D Productions is presenting “The Diary of Anne Frank” at 7 p.m. in Your Theatre in North Conway. This is the powerful true story based on a young Jewish girl’s journal documenting her family’s experiences hiding from the Nazis during World War II. Ticket prices are $10 for students (Kennett High School, Kennett Middle School or Fryeburg Academy), $18 for members or $25 for non-members. For more information or for tickets call Your Theatre at 662-7591. Settlers of Catan. Madison Library will host “Settlers of Catan” game at the library at 6 p.m. Beat winter boredom! Adults, teens, and kids 10 and up are invited to come learn and play this internationally popular board game which is easy to learn but rewards complex strategic planning. Call 367-8545 for more information. Carroll County United Team Meeting. The Carroll County United Aligning Education to Careers will meet at 4:30 p.m. at the Tri-County CAP Resource Center, Route 16, Tamworth. The team is working on a survey to gather input from local businesses regarding education. For details call 332-8139. The Farmers’ Table At The Community School. Each Thursday at The Community School in South Tamworth, a delicious lunch is served to students, teachers, and the public using local vegetables, meats, cheeses, milk, fruits, and grains. Lunches are served on a by-donation basis. Today, Granite State Glass is sponsoring the meal, which will include macaroni and cheese with ham, fresh green salad, baked Delicata squash with balsamic vinegar, and pumpkin cookies with chocolate chips. To reserve a seat at a Thursday Farmers’ Table meal, for more information, or to sponsor a lunch, call The Community School at 3237000. For more information about the school’s programs, teachers, and innovative courses, visit www.communityschoolnh.org. The Young Adult Group Meeting. The young adult group is meeting at the Conway Public Library from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. This week celebrate Valentine’s Day with a chocolate party. This is an annual favorite and thanks to the Bavarian Chocolate Haus in North Conway, there will be a variety of delicious chocolates for tasting and for prizes. Anyone in sixth grade or older is invited. For more information call 447-5552. Nonfiction Book Discussion Group. There will be a nonfiction book discussion group at the Conway Public Library at 1:30 p.m. Call Tara at 447-5552, ext. 10 for details. Independent Film Screenings . Conway Public Library now offers Independent Film screenings at 6 p.m. every third Thursday of the month in the newly renovated Ham Community Room. This month’s fi lm is “Come Undone,” a fi lm by Silvio Soldini. This movie is not rated. Popcorn served. For more information call 447-5552. Effingham Writers’ Night. Tom Diegoli and Pat O’Brien, expert story crafters in prose and using their respective genres of poetry and song, will perform at the Effi ngham writers’ night at 7 p.m. in the meeting room of the Effi ngham Public Library located at 30 Townhouse Road, Effi ngham

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EVERY THURSDAY Mineral Springs Cafe. Mineral Springs Cafe, a student run cafe at Kennett High School, is open Tuesday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. when school is in session. For more information call 356-4370. Snowflake Story Time For 3 And 4 Year Olds. The Conway Public Library offers snowfl ake story time for babies less than 2 year olds with half an hour of fun with stories, songs and rhymes about winter at 10:30 a.m. every Thursday through March 10. No registration necessary. All welcome. For more information call the library at 447-5552. Dress-up Drama Center for Kids. The Mount Washington Valley Childrens Museum located on Main Street in North Conway holds dress-up day for kids age 1 to 9. Dress-up in a multitude of costumes and explore the rest of the museum for hours of entertainment. Free admission with Health Kids Gold card. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information call 356-2992 or visit www.mwvchildrensmuseum.org. Little Green Closet Thrift Store. The Thrift Store is now open seven days a week for discounted children/maternity clothes. Located in the Mount Washington Valley Childrens Museum on Route 16 North Conway next to Stan and Dan Sports. Hours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information call 356-2992 or visit www.mwvchildrensmuseum.org. Prayer Shawl Knitting Ministry. The Prayer Shawl Knitting Ministry at Chocorua Community Church meets every first and third Thursday of the month from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to knit prayer patches for soldiers and prayer shawls for the sick. Bring No. 11 knitting needles and three or four skeins of yarn. Chocorua Church is located on Route 113, east of Route 16 near Runnells Hall. Medicare Counselors. The NH State Health Insurance Program (NHSHIP) Certified Medicare Counselors are available at the Gibson Center for Senior Services in North Conway for anyone who may have questions about their Medicare benefi ts. Counseling is available for free from 12 to 1 p.m. in the dining room; no appointment necessary. For more information, call Heidi at the ServiceLink Resource Center of Carroll County at 323-2043 or toll-free (866) 634-9412 or e-mail hjones@cchhc.org. Food Pantry. Vaughan Community Service, Inc. at 2031 white mountain highway in North Conway has a food pantry open from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Adult Read-alouds. Chocorua Public Library has weekly read-alouds for adults from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The librarians, Marion Posner and Peggy Johnson, both seasoned performers, share the hour, featuring long and short reads with their signature styles. For more information call 323-8610 or visit www.chocorualibrary.org Affordable Health Care. Ossipee Family Planning provides gynecological and reproductive health care and HIV/ STD testing services from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. by appointment. Sliding fee scale and same day appointments available. For more information call 539-7552. Alcoholics Anonymous. Alcoholics Anonymous Jackson Step Group meets at Jackson Community Church parish hall from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Young People’s Group: Young at Heart meets at Conway Methodist Church hall in Conway Village from 7 to 8 p.m. New Sunlight Group meets at Christ Church Episcopal, North Conway, from 12 to 1 p.m. Big Book Step Study Group meets at Conway Village Congregational Church, Conway Village, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Come As You Are Group meets at United Methodist Church, Route 302, Center Conway Village, from 8 to 9 p.m.

EVERY FRIDAY Friday Painters. Friday Painters resume their in studio sessions every Friday at 9 a.m. with a short critique at noon at the Visual Arts Center of the Mount Washington Arts Association. This is a supportive painting group for all experience levels and mediums. Painters may work on their own inspirations or follow the planned selections. Sessions are free to members and small donations are appreciated from non-members. For more information, call the Mount Washington Valley Arts Association at 356-2787 or go to www.mwvarts.org.

Outer Space Exhibit . Come explore “Outer Space” in the new exhibit at The Mount Washington Valley Childrens Museum. It is a glow in the dark solar system with planets/ stars etc. Hours of other exhibits to take part of in the rest of the museum. Free admission Healthy Kids Gold card otherwise $5. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Located on Route 16 in North Conway next to Stan and Dan Sports. Call for more information 662-3806 or visit www.mwvchildrensmuseum.org. Little Green Closet Thrift Store. The Thrift Store is now open for discounted children/maternity clothes. Located in the Mount Washington Valley Childrens Museum on Route 16 North Conway next to Stan and Dan Sports. Hours 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information call 356-2992 or visit www.mwvchildrensmuseum.org. Computer Help. Ossipee Public Library offers help with computers every Friday from 3 to 5 p.m. Other times the volunteer will be available by appointment only. For more information, about this free service, please call the library at 539-6390. White Mountain Amateur Radio Club Meeting. The

White Mountain Amateur Radio Club meets every Friday evening 7 to 8 p.m. on the two meter repeater W1MWV 145.45 MHz with a 100.0 Hz tone. Anyone interested in becoming an amateur radio operator should contact club president KB1EZJ Greg Fitch at (603) 759 -6671 or at sirgreg@roadrunner.com for information on when and where training classes and examination sessions are being held. Club meetings are held the second Thursday of each month at the Conway Public Library in the lower level’s Ham Room. Clothing Depot. Vaughan Community Service, Inc. at 2031 white mountain highway in North Conway has a clothing depot open at 9:30 a.m. New Moms Connect. A social time for moms, babies, and toddlers, at the Madison Library in the children’s room. Call 367-8545 for more information. Family Planning Walk-In Clinic. White Mountain Community Health Center has a family planning walk-in clinic on Fridays from 1 to 4 p.m. Appointments can be made or just walk in. Cost is based on income on a sliding fee scale. Call 447-8900 for information.

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World class education is unacceptable To the editor: What does our budget committee do exactly? I would think that a budget committee labors over writing budgets, working out compromises and setting numbers? I am wrong, wrong, wrong. Nobody I know really knows exactly what they do, especially those who don’t subscribe to Valley Vision or who have not been involved on town committees. All I could fi gure from the town website is that they exist. No bylaws are listed. And now it seems that the two leaders have resigned! This powerful committee has a total of four members and over 10 vacant seats? Is this even legal? Here is what the budget committee does: They either approve or reject the school board’s budget, among other budgets. They rejected it last week and then set the school budget themselves. They cut over $3,000,000 from a lean budget already labored over for months, and approved by the school board, the principals of the schools and hundreds of concerned voters who showed up at meetings. In the words of one sitting member: “An outstanding world class education is unacceptable.” Is that an explanation? In fact, they are not even required to offer an explanation. Can the budget committee cut a percentage off the proposed budget without proposing what will actually be cut? Yes — this is true. However, if they gave a dollar amount reduction, then they would be obligated to say exactly what should be cut. That would be harder,

right? And I would think that holding great power and authority, they would not opt away from the hard choices — they would give a world class effort to creating a fi nancially and morally strong and appropriate budget. Wrong again. There are four people on the budget committee right now. These four wield tremendous power over you and me. Power that requires little effort on their part. Four people have the ability to alter a budget process worked on by hundreds, affecting thousands and costing millions. They do not have to explain why. They do not have to explain how. This is faulty government. Infl uence without responsibility. This is not the way America works. This is why there was an original, real tea party in Boston harbor. “An outstanding world class education is unacceptable.” This is a direct quote from Ray Shakir, an elected member of our Conway Budget Committee. Ray was speaking about his expectations for the future of our local schools at a recent budget meeting. This concept is bankrupt both financially and morally and should be rejected by Republicans, Democrats and Independents alike. The people on this committee are elected by us. It’s time to either change the system or change the elected representatives. We need to elect officials who provide an outstanding effort, and envision and work hard for a bright future for our community. Brian Charles Conway

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State Sen. Jeb Bradley

The N.H. Retirement System’s day of reckoning As we move beyond the November election several large problems must be dealt with immediately. These include: erosion of our business friendly climate; education funding; structural defi cits and large spending increases; and dangerous unfunded liabilities in our public employee retirement plan. Recently, several senators and I unveiled legislation that stabilizes New Hampshire’s Retirement System (NHRS) which presently has a total unfunded liability in the pension and medical subsidy account of nearly $4.75 billion. We were joined by representatives of employer groups including select board members, school board members, and county offi cials who all are forced to pass sky rocketing retirement costs onto besieged property taxpayers. The NHRS should provide reasonable pensions for teachers, fi re fi ghters, police offi cers, and other public employees while not overburdening taxpayers. Experts believe that in order for a state’s retirement system to maintain actuarial stability, an 80 percent funding level is necessary. Ten years ago New Hampshire’s pension plan funding was a healthy 89.9 percent, but has nose dived steadily, bottoming out at 58.3 percent in 2009. According to the independent Pew Center Report “The Trillion $ Gap”, New Hampshire received the lowest of three rankings — “serious concerns.” The fact that 18 other states received the same grade is grim solace for New Hampshire’s property taxpayers who will foot the bill. This alarming trend will at some point impact NH’s bond rating according to the State Treasurer, potentially driving up the cost of borrowing. Noteworthy facts about the NHRS contained in their 2010 report: the unfunded liability of the system has grown from about $2.75 billion in 2007 to the previously mentioned $4.75 billion presently. Employer contributions — more appropriately termed property taxpayer contributions — to the system have climbed from about $70 million is 2000 to $302 million in 2010. Since 2009 employer / taxpayer contributions have grown by 15 percent from $261 million to $302 million. At the same time, employee contributions have increased over the last year — but by a signifi cantly smaller amount (4.9 percent) from $142 million to $149 million. In the last year the benefi ts paid out by the System have increased by 7.8 percent or $40 million from $510 million to $550 million. This increase according to the NHRS is “primarily due to an increase in the number of retirees, increased average benefit levels for those new retirees, and temporary supplemental allowances granted to retirees through legislative action.” How did New Hampshire get into this predicament? In the early 1990’s during another difficult recession, an actuarial accounting methodology was put into place to save employer costs. Its intent was temporary. Unfortunately this methodology remained in place until 2006 and when changed, the true picture of a $2.75 billion unfunded liability was revealed. During that period employers signifi cantly underpaid retirement costs, though the rates were set by the NHRS and Legislative policy. The second reason for the predicament involves what is known as gain-sharing or the practice of paying higher benefi ts when NHRS’s investment income exceeded targets. The problem with gain-sharing was that good investment years did not overcome other years of under-performing investment returns. Nevertheless, a total of $900 million was diverted

from the NHRS fund to pay higher benefi ts until gain-sharing was curtailed in 2006. Huge investment losses when markets crashed also signifi cantly contributed to the shortfall. In 2008, losses were 4.6 percent and in 2009 losses were 18.1 percent or a staggering $995 million. 2010 saw a much improved investment climate and gains for the NHRS were an impressive $568 million. Despite those solid gains, the total unfunded liability scarcely improved from 58.3 percent in 2009 to the current 58.5 percent. As bleak as this picture is —it gets worse. Recent stock market losses have yet to be fully factored into employer contributions and combined with expected benefi t growth will drive property taxpayer costs to unimaginable levels — the very horn of a dilemma. This is why we must make changes to the System now. We have proposed a restructuring of benefits — primarily for “non-vested” NHRS members with less than 10 years of service or future new hires. Included in the proposed reforms will be increased years of service for public safety workers — 20 to 25 — as well as increasing the retirement age from 45 to 50 for those same employees. Inclusion of unused sick time, vacation time, or end of career buyouts, all of which drive up retirement benefi ts, will no longer be permitted in the calculation for anyone with less than 10 years of service. Special detail overtime will be curtailed immediately as it is simply not appropriate to include that kind of spiking in retirement calculations. Nobody will be able to retire and receive retirement benefi ts greater than their final salary. $90 million earmarked for higher benefi ts will be transferred back into the primary retirement fund to reduce the unfunded liability. A 4 percent growth in medical subsidies will be eliminated. Any new NHRS members hired will have increased contribution rates: 5 percent to 7 percent for most employees and 9.3 percent to 11 percent for public safety employees. A study will determine if New Hampshire should move from the current defi ned benefi t system to the defi ned contribution or 401k systems of the private sector. Lastly, the composition of the NHRS board which currently includes eight employee members and one employer member will be reformed to parity: four employee and four employer members. These reforms are reasonable and pending an actuarial review should dramatically improve the unfunded liability of the system. As noted, most reforms will not apply to employees who are “vested” with 10 or more years in the system nor will they impact current retirees. New Hampshire courts have held that once an employee is vested there is an expectation akin to a contract of receiving pension benefits upon reaching retirement age. However, the NH Supreme Court has never ruled the same obligations apply to those employees who have less than 10 years of service and are not vested. Given the enormity of the funding shortfall and the pending impact on property taxpayers, it is certainly appropriate to ask benefi ciaries with less than 10 years of service to share in the potential solution. Not doing so accelerates the Day of Reckoning for the NHRS and property taxpayers. Jeb Bradley (R-Wolfeboro) is a former Congressman former state representative and currently state senator for N.H. Senate District 3.


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I strongly oppose bills to repeal marriage equality To the editor: It has come to my attention that on Feb. 17 the Judiciary Committee of the N.H. State Legislature is scheduled to hold a hearing on two bills which would seek to repeal the existing marriage equality law that went into effect in 2010 and would also repeal an earlier law allowing civil unions. These bills were introduced by Republican Representatives David Bates of Windham and Leo Pepino of Manchester. I strongly oppose these bills and urge my fellow readers to contact their representatives and voice their opposition as well. According to a UNH Survey Center poll of 520 NH adult respondents, it was

revealed that 62 percent were in favor of keeping gay marriage in place and 29 percent wanted it repealed. This issue is political as well as personal to me. My sister was married to her partner of 28 years in January 2010 under the new statute. It made us proud of our state to have taken this action and accorded all of our citizens the rights and privileges of a legal marriage. Are we now to demean these relationships and individuals? I think not. Let us stand on the side of love and let our elected offi cials know that New Hampshire values all of its citizens. Sandra L. Carr Madison

Do we truly know what an education is worth? To the editor: I have known Mr. Marvel for many years, in fact I have known him since we were students together at Kennett, many years ago. Knowing of Mr. Marvel’s success in writing, I do not pretend to be as erudite as he. However, much to my surprise, I noted a sentence fragment that seemed to misconstrue his meaning within his column. That fragment goes “...I did not fi nd a single one with a higher ratio of teachers to students.” I am certain that he meant “lower,” as having a higher ratio means to have a greater disparity between the elements, in this instance teachers and students. Thus, according to the 2007 statistics provided, Hanover, to take a random school, had a teacher to student ratio of one teacher for every 15 students. Intrigued by the article, I decided to do my own research on the Education. com website. I could not find any info on 2007 statistics; perhaps because I was not signed up. I prefer to follow Groucho Marx’s advice in that “I would never join any group that would have me.” I did, however, discover some interesting information. Did you know that Kennett High School did not make AYP in 2009 and 2010, nor did Plymouth Regional High School, yet Hanover High School did. I was unable to discover if Kennett is SINI, as the N.H. Department of Education does not have that info on their site. I did discover disaggregated NECAP scores on the N.H. site and discovered that NECAP was developed, in cooperation with Rhode Island and Vermont, to address concerns with “No Child Left Behind” legislation. NECAPGLEs have been developed to provide info as to where a child should be, educationally, in relationship to his/her grade. Now I hear on NPR that the new program for educational improvement is a “Race to the Top” where states and districts vie for what I assume are limited federal funds, with some states getting the money and some not. Yesterday, I was tutoring a 9-year-old in math and this child pointed out a “decimal point” in the Sun. When I checked, the fi nger was pointed at a period. Big difference, but the confusion is understandable, given the child’s age. At least we adults aren’t confused. I have an interest in NECAP (New England Common Assessment Program), as the student I am tutoring is low in math. The only info of any value about the testing comes from Rhode Island (Google “NECAP” and click on Rhode Island) and that was somewhat circumspect. As an aside, I find that the

pronunciation of the acronym NECAP very 30-ish gangster and almost “sinister,” as is the student I’m working with, though in the Latin definition. That student seems a bit confused, but bright, and I have no doubt that tutoring, oneto-one, will improve his scores on the next test. One-to-one is the ideal ratio for teacher to learners, but this is not a perfect world, nor is the idea affordable or realistic. I would suggest that parental involvement in the education of their most valuable asset is what will, in the end, make a difference. Not to let the schools off completely. Let me cite the following “statistics” from the Education.com site: Plymouth Regional High School, Hanover High School and Kennett High School ALL (my emphasis) had the same studentteacher ratio, 12:1, or, to put it another way, one teacher for every 12 students, not the eight-to-one ratio of 2007. Lets look at another “statistic.” On a scale of one to 10, Hanover scored nine, Plymouth scored eight and Kennett scored six. The percentage of children receiving federally-supported free or reduced meals is 26 percent for Plymouth, 16 percent for Kennett and 2 percent for Hanover. As for per pupil cost, The Pemi-Baker School District (PRHS) pays $15,080 per student, Dresden School District (Hanover) pays $18,085 per student and Conway School District (Kennett) pays $19,446.00 per student. Given the facts that I have provided above, it would seem that Plymouth is providing the best educationand the least cost, compared to Hanover and Kennett. But, are the statistics valid and are the interpetations of them reliable? Has enough data been provided? Are we comparing apples to oranges? Do we truly know what an education is worth? When I took computer programing at my alma mater, Plymouth State College, we had a term for how accurate the computer was. That statement, known by many, is “Garbage in, garbage out.” We used punch cards, and they became physical “garbage” once used and the information encoded on them had been transferred to tape. Mr. Marvel writes well and I have enjoyed reading many of his Civil War books, as I have read many books regarding the American Civil War. His point of view is one of many; his statistics must be taken at face value. We live in an imperfect world. Perhaps vitriol simply, to use a metaphor, “stirs the pot.” And don’t get me started on acronyms. Roger M. Clemons Bartlett

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Cranmore Mountain Resort presents Mountain Meisters Week 7: Bartlett, MacDonald tops BY DANBO DOUCET

MOUNTAIN MESTERS COORDINATOR

CONWAY — We had a great turnout for yesterday’s seventh race of the Cranmore Mountain Meisters series sponsored by Joe Jones Ski and Sun Sports. Once again, we had close to 470 racers show up — yet we could not figure out where the rest of you were. The weather was cloudy most of the day but the sun did manage to show itself every once in awhile. The day’s stellar course was set by Ian Meserve and the rest of the Meister morning crew, who as usual showed up before 6:30 a.m. for what has become a weekly ritual for them. Did you have fun Tango-Sucka? Quickly to the results: For the men, Matt MacDonald did not race this

week, but we were glad to see Tim Simoneau back on the course. Unfortunately, Tim did not get the fi rstplace spot — that was won by Skip Bartlett (24.57 seconds), with Jon MacDougal (24.70) and Tim Simoneau (24.79) following in second and third. The ladies once again had some suspense on the course, as everyone wondered is Peek-A-Boo Dolan could repeat and win three in a row. No such luck, though, as Kelli MacDonald took fi rst with a 25.05 and then Peek-A-Boo (25.53) was second. Cindy Clancy edged out Kathy Fisher with a 26.38 for the third spot. Remember that for you racers on other equipment we are now featuring a results page just for you which can be found at the Meister data page on the www.cranmore.com/events

website. I do not have to remind you but I will please check you results here in the Conway Daily Sun or online and if you fi nd an error you must protest via the link provided by COB next Monday. Speaking about next week, Feb. 23, we don’t race! It is fi nally February Vacation time and we must relinquish our beautiful mountain to all the vacationers coming from all parts of the northeast! So we skip next week but racing will resume the following week (March 2) and we are going to TRY and do a Combined Format! What? Combined? Simply put you once again get to race on both courses, only once per, but your official time of the day will be your combined result from the yellow and the green course. We really think you will like this but one warning if you

do not fi nish on both courses with a valid time then you get DQ’d. Now that’s real racing. We hope you like it but if the weather does not cooperate we will go back to our normal one run only format. In closing, we have been getting many comments and questions about the movement of racers and the points. We are trying our best to make this even fair but sometimes we can’t get those sandbaggers who make this whole system bend out of shape every once in awhile. Looking ahead, we have an InterMountain Challenge Race scheduled for here Wednesday, Feb. 23. You can find all the particulars on the Cranmore Mountain website. Check it out and put yourself a team together and come for the fun and the racing! See you all again in two weeks.

Un-Official Female Results Race 7 DIVISION WEEK 7 1 TIME BIB FNAME LNAME CAT TM# LDV PT6 TOTPTS 25.05 7 Kelli MacDonald A 2 1 20 140 25.53 181 Peek-A-Boo Dolan A 31 1 25 106 26.38 33 Cindy Clancy A 1 1 15 79 26.49 150 Cathy Fisher A 34 1 12 75 26.97 343 Caitlin Flynn A 34 1 8 56 27.62 82 Tarmey Eliason A 11 1 9 44 27.91 362 Carrie McLane A 16 1 7 38 27.94 146 Laura McLane A 32 1 3 47 28.26 255 Beth Hamlin A 31 1 6 49 28.28 136 Erin Soraghan A 9 2 25 125 28.43 447 Sharon Hill A 1 1 2 19 28.69 178 Tharon Thompson A 28 1 2 74 28.75 20 Nancy Downing A 4 1 4 27 28.81 189 Leigh Copsey A 33 1 5 30 DNS 83 Cree Eliason A 10 1 10 51

DNS 375 Amy Mahoney A 18 1 11 38 DNS 19 Bethanne Graustein A 99 1 0 20 DIVISION WEEK 7 2 TIME BIB FNAME LNAME CAT TM# LDV PT6 TOTPTS 28.61 261 Gay Folland A 27 2 15 66 29.07 448 Danielle Coimbra A 7 2 12 57 29.12 94 Kim Barrows A 27 2 10 45 29.31 270 Megan Boyer A 7 2 4 33 29.35 514 Ariella Neville A 23 2 6 48 29.61 47 Kathy Baltz A 14 2 5 55 29.65 296 Julie Rivers A 9 2 8 62 30.26 428 Leanne Boody A 1 2 9 48 30.31 506 Stefi Hastings A 14 4 25 95 30.66 431 Jackie Rivers A 9 2 2 17 30.68 531 Heather Tilney A 33 2 11 32 30.85 412 Nora Bean A 5 2 3 20 31.03 340 Hillary Twigg-Smith A 30 3 25 67

DNS 324 Amy Prushinski A 16 2 7 48 DNS 488 Kristen Kebler A 8 2 20 101 DIVISION WEEK 7 3 TIME BIB FNAME LNAME CAT TM# LDV PT6 TOTPTS 30.57 117 Lea Tilton A 28 3 5 71 30.58 191 Amber Katzoff A 32 3 15 65 30.68 40 Kerry Brady A 8 3 10 51 30.9 236 Jacqui Bell A 23 3 8 59 31.1 202 Robyn Carey A 14 3 11 62 31.26 158 Deanna Botsford A 13 3 9 52 31.61 332 Susie Lathrop A 14 3 12 91 31.7 258 Rebecca Day A 35 3 4 31 31.85 199 Becky Armstrong A 14 3 0 36 32.91 159 Christie Girouard A 13 3 3 19 33.22 240 Jen Kovach A 34 3 7 34 33.66 333 Ingrid Dewitt A 11 3 2 21 DNS 108 Terry Leavitt A 3 3 20 101

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from preceding page DNS 331 Charlin Ryall A 11 3 6 62 DIVISION WEEK 7 4 TIME BIB FNAME LNAME CAT TM# LDV PT6 TOTPTS 31.35 15 Mallory Ewing A 7 4 12 85 31.37 353 Morgan Butters A 21 4 20 92 32.23 525 Tiga Schuepp A 12 4 5 33 32.31 245 Beth Carta-Dolan A 14 4 15 75 33.05 101 Sue Stagnone A 14 4 9 85 33.5 414 AndriA Libby A 31 4 11 58 33.61 463 Jenny MacMillan A 18 4 10 64 33.72 65 Leslie Jones S 18 4 7 50 33.79 37 Martha Leich T 14 4 6 78 33.85 444 Jill Butterfi eld A 35 4 4 37 34.93 160 Sharleen Cronin A 13 4 2 32 35.19 318 Melissa Morissette S 13 4 2 22 35.22 232 Corinne Dooley A 32 4 2 25 36.35 289 Jillian Moulton A 7 4 8 76 77.35 520 Sarah Montgomery A 23 4 3 23 DNS 45 Val Skolnick A 30 4 2 42 DIVISION WEEK 7 5 TIME BIB FNAME LNAME CAT TM# LDV PT6 TOTPTS 32.41 172 Stephanie Arnold A 27 5 25 73 32.86 286 Hallie Fall A 32 5 12 43 32.91 31 Dotty Aiello A 4 5 10 90 33.24 35 Kathy Frigard A 27 5 20 104 33.46 404 Julie Cummings A 18 5 5 31 33.48 276 Spring Smith A 17 5 7 91 33.82 288 Lisa Oaks A 3 5 11 48 34.07 427 Michelle Smith A 26 5 6 51 34.15 508 Diane Desclos A 29 6 25 100 34.36 103 Ginny Wright A 23 5 8 68 34.52 355 Jennifer Gray A 19 5 3 48 34.74 179 Michaela Decilla A 7 5 9 31 34.81 515 Alissa St. Cyr T 34 5 4 34 35.1 90 Trish Watt A 9 5 2 29 35.17 175 Karen Landano A 14 5 2 28 36.08 509 Megan Allen S 25 5 2 33 DNS 417 Cassie Gilmore A 28 5 15 91 DIVISION WEEK 7 6 TIME BIB FNAME LNAME CAT TM# LDV PT6 TOTPTS 34.56 528 Pam Barker A 34 7 25 63 35.2 439 Karla Allen A 1 6 12 54 35.47 407 Allison Leach S 21 6 15 66 35.47 395 Patty Phillips A 14 6 9 45 35.84 246 Stephanie Sinkus A 18 6 10 49 35.84 423 Kasia Scontsas T 17 8 25 111 36.06 239 Kelly Termini A 17 6 7 83 36.52 359 Kristen McDermott T 17 6 20 68 36.83 115 Teala Higgins A 15 6 11 62 36.9 325 Kelly Dalke A 23 6 6 46 36.94 212 Sandy Wolner A 13 6 8 53 37.18 402 Christine Dizoglio A 19 6 0 27 37.42 393 Wendy Yager-Meister T 17 7 20 79 37.5 76 Sue Smith A 16 6 0 25

38.47 446 Carolyn Myers A 33 6 5 29 39.97 109 Rebecca Howland T 2 6 4 28 DIVISION WEEK 7 7 TIME BIB FNAME LNAME CAT TM# LDV PT6 TOTPTS 36.09 226 Johanna Hoag A 30 7 4 64 36.6 527 Bernie Friberg A 14 7 12 55 37 114 Amy Dodge A 15 7 10 59 37.36 460 Stephanie Shaw A 1 7 8 58 37.49 279 Ellen Ohlenbusch A 21 7 11 51 37.96 410 Amy Floria S 9 7 9 40 38.2 249 Jen Nolan-Hacking A 30 7 6 55 38.22 299 Sheila Stillings A 28 7 5 32 38.32 41 Ginny Moody A 4 7 7 30 41.36 205 Francesca Priestman A 2 7 0 44 DSQ 71 Linda Hall-Little A 20 9 25 64 DNS 54 Donna Poyant A 16 7 0 33 DNS 304 Diane Gilpin A 20 7 15 58 DIVISION WEEK 7 8 TIME BIB FNAME LNAME CAT TM# LDV PT6 TOTPTS 33 502 CJ Lang A 8 8 20 67 36.13 203 Jocelyn Judge A 8 8 15 80 37.85 157 Pamela Sens A 13 8 10 45 40.13 78 Evelyn Whelton A 16 8 12 45 40.17 154 Bibbs Dutton A 18 8 5 40 40.41 361 Lisa Lee A 14 8 11 37 40.57 537 Jackie Dziedzic A 21 8 6 58 42.05 291 Natalie Spak A 17 8 8 63 42.54 243 Desaree Colbath S 2 8 7 47 42.62 511 Mary Willenbrook T 28 8 4 35 43.16 197 Lorena Plourd A 6 8 9 43 DNS 74 Ellen Cuccio OUT WK5 A 13 8 0 66 DNS 207 Vickie Thelemark-OUTWK4 A 30 8 0 21 DNS 138 Caroline Harrison-OUTWK4 A 30 8 0 15 DIVISION WEEK 7 9 TIME BIB FNAME LNAME CAT TM# LDV PT6 TOTPTS 35.54 540 Sabina Robbins A 11 9 20 57 37.6 265 Jessica Pratt S 12 9 11 68 38.04 380 Tara Schroeder A 25 9 15 70 38.33 263 Becca Deschenes S 3 9 8 47 38.38 501 Deb Lemire A 8 9 9 53 40.28 306 Christy Pacheco A 14 9 6 62 40.77 336 Kristine Peterson A 35 9 5 47 40.83 99 Joann Daly A 30 9 4 24 40.97 122 Maureen Soraghan A 9 9 3 30 41.21 222 Ashley Bullard S 25 9 2 34 41.37 151 Ellen Emanuelson A 11 9 2 42 43.37 517 Nichole Gould S 2 9 2 45 45.75 253 Jenn Goodson S 7 9 2 26 53.77 551 Erin Bateson S 5 9 12 57 78.86 259 Jackie Gardner A 34 9 7 64 DNS 184 Irene Donnell A 7 9 10 79 DNS 378 Tanya Carbonaro A 33 9 0 23 DIVISION WEEK 7 10 TIME BIB FNAME LNAME CAT TM# LDV PT6 TOTPTS

38.34 436 April Jacobs A 36 10 10 56 38.96 505 Carol Hastings A 14 10 20 85 39.27 512 Pam Zabielzki A 18 10 25 70 40 244 Bobbie Box A 14 10 6 40 41.14 314 Suzanne Nelson A 19 10 15 90 41.19 156 Stacey Snyder A 17 10 8 52 41.61 451 Jan Duprey A 3 10 0 41 42.62 242 Lisa Davis S 7 10 5 42 43.12 63 Barb Champaign A 28 10 7 54 43.52 163 Michelle Johnston A 36 10 11 55 DNS 139 Denice Tepe S 30 10 12 90 DNS 341 Liz Lajoie A 24 10 0 21 DNS 69 Karen Deigh A 28 10 0 12 DNS 544 Suzanne Scott S 9 10 0 20 DNS 400 Eileen Lorway A 5 10 9 58 DIVISION WEEK 7 11 TIME BIB FNAME LNAME CAT TM# LDV PT6 TOTPTS 27.53 277 Eleanor Shafer A 21 11 15 101 38.28 352 Melissa Robirds A 5 11 12 87 38.98 310 Ellie Koeppel A 10 11 20 44 42.84 389 Ann Morgan A 6 11 10 59 44.32 228 Shelley Carter A 6 11 9 38 45.88 75 Deborah Taylor A 19 11 4 44 46.44 311 Irina Ilieva A 10 11 25 52 46.48 278 Amanda Pryor A 11 11 11 61 47.02 388 Cindy Parker-Hill A 1 11 5 45 48.42 123 Mary Ellen Gallo A 4 11 8 37 49.94 116 Liz York S 36 11 7 53 55.2 300 Robin Kosstrin S 22 11 6 76 DNS 194 Megan Moulton A 30 11 0 14 DNS 401 Deirdre Lorway S 5 11 0 24 DIVISION WEEK 7 12 TIME BIB FNAME LNAME CAT TM# LDV PT6 TOTPTS 41.51 416 Wendy Vajentic A 25 12 20 71 42.72 13 Andrea Carbone A 7 12 25 59 46.83 435 Anastasia Blair A 2 12 12 64 50.81 545 Rebbecca Kaplan A 7 12 15 30 55.91 346 Sally DeGroot A 11 12 0 30 57.52 274 AJ Carrier S 18 12 7 49 65.52 478 Kathy Walsh A 26 12 9 52 70.71 546 Meg Norris A 36 12 10 32 78.41 190 Becky Aldag A 36 12 0 22 79.82 475 Anna Gross A 25 12 8 31 81.86 155 Stacey Burke S 18 12 6 39 82.69 482 Betsy Lowe A 26 12 5 45 DNS 518 Shauna Ross A 99 12 0 20 DNS 344 Lisa Baughn A 99 12 0 17 DNS 533 Mimi Trenkova A 33 12 11 31 DNS 541 Cassidy Too Young S 10 12 0 7 DNS 462 Sasha Eisele A 3 12 0 13 DNS 552 Caitlin Knight S 36 12 0 11 DIVISION WEEK 7 99 TIME BIB FNAME LNAME CAT TM# LDV PT6 TOTPTS 28.59 559 Abby Fisher A 13 0 0 0

Un-Official Male Results Race 7

DIVISION WEEK 7 1 TIME BIB FNAME LNAME CAT TM# LDV PT6 TOTPTS 24.57 165 Skip Bartlett A 99 1 20 121 24.7 9 Jonathan MacDougall A 31 1 11 101

24.79 216 Tim Simoneau A 32 1 0 49 24.86 133 Jay Baldassarre A 19 1 10 44 24.87 254 Brett Sullivan A 23 1 15 75 25.02 21 Ian Meserve A 35 1 12 57

25.33 67 Terry MacGillivray A 17 1 9 52 25.43 81 Stefan Karnopp A 5 1 7 51 25.44 32 George Cole A 9 1 8 45 25.64 70 Milk-it Malkin A 31 1 5 30

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North Conway, NH 356-0401 Across from the Sunoco, in the td bank parking lot breakfast all day 6-2 • lunch @ 11:30

check out our daily specials, go to w w w. priscillasnh.com

— THIS WEEKS SPECIALS — Lobster Eggs Benedict................................................................................... 10.95 Angus Pastrami Reuben on Rye with Chips................................................... 7.95 Homemade Meatloaf with Mashed Potatoes & Winter Squash................... 7.95 Soup: Beef Minestrone.................................................................................... 3.95 Brownie.................................................................................. 1.50, a la mode 2.95

Show your Meister Pass and get 10% off your breakfast or lunch bill. Valid Monday thru Friday until April 30, 2011.

The Spa An Aveda Concept Spa

Specials Daily Dinner:00pm Served 5:30-9

t Sunday - Italian Nigh platter, $25. Includes anti-pasta

Pub

only 3 course dinner for two bag for dessert r, our famous chocolate Italian Abundanza platte

t Monday - 2 for 1 Nigh entrée free Buy one entrée, get second t Night Tuesday - Double Poin Today! , you get two points. Join For every dollar you spend -Eat BBQ Ribs - $15 -Can All-U Wednesday French fries and w colesla read, cornb All-U-Can-Eat BBQ Ribs, ner - $15 Thursday - Turkey Din dinner, dessert 3 course dinner. Salad, turkey Platter - $18 Friday - Fisherman’s broiled

Open nightly at 5pm

ock fried or Shrimp, Scallops and Hadd of starch & coleslaw Served with your choice

- $19 Saturday - Prime Ribsalad and dessert of the day 14oz. Prime Rib served with am to the public 7:30-10:00 daily open Breakfast

Weddings & Events Indoor and Outdoor Venues on a 15 acre estate

Black Mountain Rd, Jackson • 603-383-4313 • www.christmasfarminn.com

EARLY BIRD SPECIALS! Served from 11:30am to 6:00pm • Priced from $7.50

SERVING DELICIOUS LUNCH & DINNER SPECIALS DAILY !

Lobster Special Thur s & Fri

We can prepare lobsters 7 different ways, including jumbos! (up to 3 lbs.)

Haddock FRY $7.50 Served All Day Sunday

5 Homemade Italian Entrée Specials Under $10 en’s Childrnu All Day... Prime Rib Me Everyday! Special Serve

A skier takes his run during last week’s Mountain Meisters race. (JAMIE GEMMITI PHOTO) from preceding page 25.94 14 George Lemerise A 31 1 0 12 25.98 164 Chris Bartlett A 2 1 6 59 26.13 86 Darren Daigle A 99 1 4 22 DNS 293 Bryan Bailey A 5 1 0 11 DNS 513 Sean Shannon A 99 1 0 28 DNS 555 Matt MacDonald A 99 1 25 50 DNS 167 Tim Jackson A 6 2 25 113 DIVISION WEEK 7 2 TIME BIB FNAME LNAME CAT TM# LDV PT6 TOTPTS 24.92 257 Sand-Bagger Hamlin A 31 2 7 84 24.94 185 Trevor Tasker A 34 2 15 70 25.37 292 Corey Madden A 12 2 6 41 25.49 12 Bruce Mailman A 11 2 9 55 25.59 148 Jeff Barrows A 27 2 11 62 25.67 186 Andrew Mahoney A 34 2 8 87 25.67 498 Sean Littlefi eld A 8 2 5 30 25.73 10 Doug MacDonald A 16 2 1 35 25.75 483 Kristofer Kebler A 8 2 10 57 25.93 4 Dave Clancy A 22 2 3 49 26.03 149 Ray Gilmore A 28 2 2 28 26.25 280 Craig Niiler A 1 2 20 71 26.34 434 Eric Page A 24 2 12 68 26.8 18 Bob Tagliaferri A 31 2 4 29 DNS 52 Joshua Greenblatt OUT WK5 A 21 2 0 16 DIVISION WEEK 7 3 TIME BIB FNAME LNAME CAT TM# LDV PT6 TOTPTS 26.49 192 Kevin Clarke A 27 3 25 77 26.5 180 Richie Vargus A 23 3 15 93 26.56 523 George Karaffa A 21 4 25 95 26.63 59 Bill Forcier A 19 3 8 59 26.83 64 Jim Savoie A 27 3 12 76 26.94 484 Nate Hill A 8 3 3 40 27.16 80 Brendan Hawkes A 5 3 4 35 27.25 437 Paul Moline A 16 3 7 60 27.45 6 Dennis Egan A 16 3 20 80 27.57 104 Jim Fagone A 23 3 9 41 28.05 100 Tyrell Nickerson A 28 3 6 45 28.3 152 Bob Nelson A 6 3 5 66 DNS 441 Marc Sorel A 99 3 0 20 DNS 11 Ned Sullivan A 1 3 1 32 DNS 298 Jon Williams A 10 3 0 23 DNS 323 Dan Osetek A 16 3 11 83 DNS 409 Kevin Killournie A 32 3 10 40 DIVISION WEEK 7 4 TIME BIB FNAME LNAME CAT TM# LDV PT6 TOTPTS 26.24 200 Neal Melanson A 27 4 15 74

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d Fri & Sat.

Open from 11:30am Daily Closed Tuesdays

West Side Rd., No. Conway

356-5578 Turn West at the Eastern Slope Inn, follow our signs for 1.5 miles www.lobstertraprestaurant.com

E N T E R TA IN M E N T Frida y:John B en nin ghof4:30-8 :30 pm S a tu rda y:D a n S teven s 4:30-8 :30 pm S u n da y : Jon S a rty a n d C hu ck O ’C on n or 5:30-8 :30P M

O pen D aily N ow Thru S unday, Feb. 26 S erving D inner From 3P M -9P M

A pre-Ski A s You R em em ber It!!! 603.383.8916 at Whitney’s Inn next to Black Mt. www.shovelhandlepub.com


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from preceding page 26.56 173 Will Owen A 34 4 12 67 26.89 262 Joe Berry A 7 4 8 45 27.03 125 Harry Mann A 27 4 11 66 27.08 396 Dan Spofford A 35 4 20 124 27.11 44 Ed Nester A 13 4 10 75 27.12 391 Robert Duff A 1 4 5 24 27.89 234 Jim Yamartino A 23 4 3 58 27.9 8 Roy Prescott A 34 4 6 55 28.01 174 Devin Copsey A 33 4 7 83 28.05 17 Mike Veilleux A 31 4 2 33 28.39 487 Zack Quinn A 13 4 0 31 28.51 366 Bobby Haynes A 16 4 2 13 31.76 3 Eddy Bradley A 31 4 9 55 DNS 503 Phil Haynes A 16 4 4 30 DNS 66 George Galev A 33 4 2 19 DIVISION WEEK 7 5 TIME BIB FNAME LNAME CAT TM# LDV PT6 TOTPTS 26.75 42 Dave Emmet A 22 5 20 76 27.28 126 James Doig A 27 5 15 77 27.73 51 Ethan Lemieux A 2 5 11 72 27.93 16 Bob Daniels A 31 5 10 54 27.99 317 Adam Lanzilotti A 12 5 25 84 28.22 480 Chris Fournier A 24 5 12 45 28.42 449 Chris Donnelly A 1 5 6 40 28.44 118 Andy Tilton A 28 5 8 41 28.52 467 Craig Hill A 1 5 9 64 29.3 308 Stephen Browning A 1 5 7 41 DNS 430 Eugene Sr. Shannon A 16 5 4 26 DNS 196 David Chaffee A 6 5 5 25 DNS 408 Jamie Gemmiti A 3 5 3 42 DIVISION WEEK 7 6 TIME BIB FNAME LNAME CAT TM# LDV PT6 TOTPTS 27.19 351 Carl Iacozili A 17 6 20 92 27.87 269 Scott Kelley A 35 6 15 91 28.08 113 Rick Else A 27 6 11 60 28.12 479 Josh Mcallister A 24 6 10 45 28.29 495 Mickey Hoyt A 1 6 7 59 28.42 24 Derek Way A 15 6 12 75 28.78 30 Andy Drummond A 34 6 8 69 28.98 220 Jonathan Carter A 6 6 0 32 29.03 106 Voadi Vladimir A 32 6 6 47 29.49 316 Sam Stone A 9 6 5 33 29.64 369 Carl Difi ore A 35 6 9 54 DNS 494 Chris Hoyt-OUTWK4 A 1 6 0 19 DNS 260 Patrick Walsh A 33 6 0 17 DNS 491 David Bernier A 6 6 25 79 DNS 95 Matt Martin A 5 6 4 40 DIVISION WEEK 7 7 TIME BIB FNAME LNAME CAT TM# LDV PT6 TOTPTS 28.05 384 Tood Neil A 9 7 25 97 28.31 383 James Somerville A 8 7 15 62 28.53 496 Jason Cicero A 18 7 10 68 28.75 358 Ken Nusbaum A 5 7 20 107 28.81 49 Mike Frigard A 27 7 11 46 29.13 385 Bryan Darrah A 23 7 3 35 29.21 470 Chris Weiss A 34 7 12 65

29.29 425 Terry Love A 23 7 9 29 29.5 237 Anthony Ruddy A 18 7 2 31 29.68 377 Alec Behr A 30 7 7 53 29.74 26 Paul Robert T 15 7 4 56 29.91 485 Mike Davis A 35 7 8 40 30.25 370 Eben Moss A 35 7 6 52 30.34 48 Jack Baltz A 22 7 2 78 30.34 221 Derek Riley A 15 7 2 25 30.52 187 Dan Bickford A 32 7 0 47 DNS 250 Johnathan Saxby A 11 7 5 43 DIVISION WEEK 7 8 TIME BIB FNAME LNAME CAT TM# LDV PT6 TOTPTS 28.87 337 Robert Peterson A 35 8 25 72 29.01 466 Dave Woodbury A 7 8 10 39 29.71 140 Bob Vadeboncoeur A 22 8 12 109 29.76 210 Steve Wolner A 13 8 9 80 29.97 5 Danbo Doucet A 99 8 7 44 30.25 141 Glen Harmon A 31 8 0 47 30.31 477 Jason Ross A 24 8 20 61 30.39 497 Seth Burnell A 24 8 0 57 30.46 129 Bob Forcier A 19 8 15 51 30.89 92 Laurie Willard A 27 8 6 34 30.95 382 Jay Waterman A 23 8 11 73 31.5 326 David Thornton A 24 8 8 36 32.5 224 Dave Brodil A 32 8 4 61 DNS 334 Mike Dewitt A 11 8 5 39 DNS 251 Stephen Spear A 11 8 0 11 DNS 201 Jim Hennessey A 9 8 0 31 DIVISION WEEK 7 9 TIME BIB FNAME LNAME CAT TM# LDV PT6 TOTPTS 29.49 516 Anders Engen A 22 10 25 83 29.86 390 Stephen Blair A 2 9 20 87 30.46 120 Bill Volk A 22 9 12 80 30.46 145 Bob Leslie A 27 9 10 61 30.58 188 Charly Niedner A 18 9 8 43 30.7 127 Ben Colbath A 2 9 25 84 31.07 50 Frank Filosa A 26 9 11 74 31.26 365 Brian Bailey A 99 9 1 34 31.31 119 Roy Lundquist A 29 9 15 82 31.41 426 Peter Kardaras A 26 9 9 62 32.02 322 George Bordash T 36 9 7 27 32.1 233 Tanner Kennett A 23 9 6 31 DNS 415 Norm Littlefi eld A 25 9 5 27 DNS 211 Ben Wilcox A 31 9 4 35 DNS 143 AJ Longmaid A 99 9 0 41 DIVISION WEEK 7 10 TIME BIB FNAME LNAME CAT TM# LDV PT6 TOTPTS 28.97 223 Barry Brodil A 32 10 10 42 29.55 213 Denny Cromwell A 20 11 25 87 30.59 204 Michael Lynch A 28 10 20 65 30.76 374 Reid Hartman A 35 10 4 47 31.18 547 Jay Poulin A 24 10 12 25 31.29 302 Lloyd Hadden A 8 10 15 60 31.75 445 Chris Lewey A 20 10 0 35 31.97 135 Elisha Charette A 10 10 9 73 32.42 22 Charles Zaccaria A 4 10 7 30

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from preceding page

Nancy’s Alterations OOnn ee SS to topp Fo Forr AAll ll Yo Youu rr BB rid rid aa ll && PP ro romm NN ee ee dd ss Alterations of all kinds

Tu xe d o R e n ta ls s ta rtin g a t $5 9 Knitting Classes • Large Selection of Yarns Call for Info New Yarns Arriving Daily 16 Norcross Circle, North Conway Village Mon-Fri 8-4:30, Sat 8-4, Sun 10-2

(6 0 3 ) 3 5 6 - 73 4 4 • 9 8 6 - 19 0 0

OPEN E VERYDAY @ 11AM Sunday Brunch 10-3 ~ Eggs, Pancakes, Breakfast Burritos, Bloody Marys, Mimosas & Much More Monday ~ 2 for 1 Medium Pizza Tuesday Bar Special ~ $1.50 Tacos Wednesday ~ $6 Spaghetti & Meatballs Every Day ~ Skier Lunch $5.95 Route 302, Bartlett Across From Attitash 603.374.0990 www.matty-bs.com

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Entire Store on Sale! Full Ski Tunes $20 FROSTY’S SKI & SNOWBOARD OUTLET RT. 302, GLEN • 383-4391 NEXT TO THE RED PARKA PUB

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Hours: Mon-Thurs 10am-6pm Fri & Sat 9am-7pm; Sun 9am-5pm

53.1 420 Kina Twigg-Smith S 25 13 10 54 DNS 535 Toby Veno A 19 13 0 6 DNS 57 Dean Karnopp S 21 13 5 47 DIVISION WEEK 7 14 TIME BIB FNAME LNAME CAT TM# LDV PT6 TOTPTS 31.44 313 Steve Nichipor A 21 14 20 78 32.57 458 Jeff Allen A 26 14 25 90 32.88 77 Gary Lafoe S 12 14 4 30 33.21 214 Bill Beck A 8 14 15 102 33.55 58 Donald Nicoletta A 16 14 0 31 33.86 34 John Quinn A 32 14 10 54 34.38 183 Bill Fabrizio A 22 14 12 65 34.42 287 Randy Mosson A 35 14 8 48 34.97 248 Steve Anderson A 30 14 9 32 35.01 454 Rick Mueller A 9 14 6 42 35.29 348 Chuck Cook A 8 14 5 34 35.33 315 Nubi Duncan A 11 14 7 54 35.68 198 Wallace Pimental A 29 14 11 88 DNS 60 Ralph Fiore A 4 14 0 46 DIVISION WEEK 7 15 TIME BIB FNAME LNAME CAT TM# LDV PT6 TOTPTS 32.39 405 Eric Ray A 10 15 15 65 32.53 121 Philip Swanson A 22 17 25 84 33.1 490 Sal DiSanza A 24 15 20 91 33.19 339 Curtis Hughes A 21 15 10 67 33.4 290 Rene Bouchie A 10 16 20 85 33.95 142 John Valk A 31 15 0 47 33.98 209 Patrick Nealon A 5 16 25 77 34.41 166 Ron Force A 29 15 12 66 34.53 110 Chris Cerasale A 32 15 7 61 35.09 53 Marc Poyant A 16 15 0 30 35.54 471 Tad Furtado A 28 15 9 41 35.76 360 Dave McDermott T 17 15 11 32 36.03 227 Mike Tolin A 20 15 5 52 36.13 169 Jay Clark A 13 15 8 42 36.35 219 Leland Pollock A 20 15 4 29 37.12 455 Tony Tulip T 15 15 3 44 DNS 371 Ed Bergeron A 24 15 6 36 DIVISION WEEK 7 16 TIME BIB FNAME LNAME CAT TM# LDV PT6 TOTPTS 33.12 354 David Macinnis A 19 16 15 75 33.93 171 Bruce Williams A 4 16 11 60 34.28 489 Eric Grenier A 24 17 20 65 35.86 124 John Gallo A 4 16 9 59 35.9 530 Rick Luksza A 3 16 7 41 36.16 376 Anthony Gardella S 26 16 5 40 36.29 29 Dick Brunelle A 16 16 0 44 36.58 168 Stephen Marden A 30 16 10 52 36.94 450 Steve Wehrli A 28 16 8 66 37.14 268 James Robertson S 35 16 6 49 39.2 364 Tanner Milan S 15 16 12 59 DNS 97 Frank Holmes A 34 16 0 24 DNS 96 John Seliger A 99 16 0 12 DIVISION WEEK 7 17 TIME BIB FNAME LNAME CAT TM# LDV PT6 TOTPTS 32.29 206 Brett Russell A 17 17 12 84 32.77 309 Fritz Koeppel A 10 17 15 40

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• VOLKL • ATOMIC • NORDICA • ELAN • SALOMON

1946 WHITE MOUNTAIN HIGHWAY, ROUTE 16, NORTH CONWAY - behind Dunkin’ Donuts

32.46 73 Robert Reiche A 19 10 8 36 32.52 25 Ernie McGrath A 4 10 6 40 32.99 38 Bob Tafuto T 30 10 11 69 33.34 363 Matty Burkett S 31 10 5 51 DIVISION WEEK 7 11 TIME BIB FNAME LNAME CAT TM# LDV PT6 TOTPTS 30.59 422 Michael Scontsas T 17 11 15 63 30.83 424 Paul Brown A 6 11 11 57 31.3 72 Steve Royer A 15 11 12 89 31.62 225 Leon Filip A 13 11 10 67 31.76 468 Rich Stimpson A 5 11 7 64 32.41 46 Toby Gaschot A 15 11 6 81 32.48 440 Jeff Frechette S 99 11 4 50 32.57 457 Leo Rossignol A 27 11 8 40 32.59 195 Rob Fuller A 1 11 9 60 32.86 554 Peter Stebbins A 22 11 2 10 32.94 548 Doug Burnell A 24 11 3 28 33.24 84 Jack Lee A 29 11 5 31 33.4 368 Gary Cassily A 6 11 2 24 35.94 429 Peter Levesque A 20 11 20 91 36.91 217 Matt Braun T 32 11 2 24 DNS 456 Cello Viscardi A 9 11 0 20 DIVISION WEEK 7 12 TIME BIB FNAME LNAME CAT TM# LDV PT6 TOTPTS 30.98 153 Dave Paulger S 1 12 12 68 31.22 350 John Kalinuk A 22 12 11 66 31.62 486 Mike Buck A 10 12 20 79 31.67 406 Roger Cummings A 18 15 25 77 31.79 493 Don Bilger A 36 12 8 38 32.19 500 Jake Leiper A 12 12 2 18 32.2 419 Seammus Mcgrath A 36 12 15 76 32.33 272 John Dembinski A 6 12 10 94 32.36 87 Bill Stockman A 4 12 25 65 32.38 89 Ryan Burke A 21 12 0 54 32.85 443 Chad French A 35 12 7 48 33.01 176 Alan Gould A 34 12 9 45 33.15 107 Robert Zakon A 29 12 5 79 34.19 23 Matt DiBenedetto T 15 12 4 75 34.29 481 Doug Heller A 24 12 6 52 34.54 433 Merle Lowe A 26 12 3 35 35.23 303 Andy Fisher T 8 12 2 27 DIVISION WEEK 7 13 TIME BIB FNAME LNAME CAT TM# LDV PT6 TOTPTS 32.38 91 Bob St. Pierre A 15 13 20 94 32.73 132 Bob Tilney A 33 13 15 71 32.82 499 Dan Merrill A 12 13 0 18 32.97 356 Thomas Moore A 2 13 25 83 33 137 Mike Kazanjian A 6 13 7 37 33.53 398 Jon Hill A 17 13 8 75 33.62 504 Christian Crawford A 21 13 6 35 33.74 247 Peter Willis T 15 13 3 55 33.77 161 Christopher Proulx A 3 13 11 51 33.9 241 Kevin Flynn A 34 13 12 63 34.03 28 John Wilcox A 13 13 9 68 34.47 387 Bob Dutton A 18 13 2 17 35.6 231 Wade Seebeck S 32 13 4 37 36.88 93 Daniel Curry A 15 13 0 37

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Chicken and Red Onion with BBQ Sauce and our own cheese blend! Corner of Routes 16 & 25W, West Ossipee, NH Dine in or Take Out • 539-7427 Open 11:30-8:30 Sun-Thurs, Fri & Sat till 9

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Valley restaurants ride ups and downs of economy BY DAYMOND STEER THE CONWAY DAILY SUN

CONWAY — Mount Washington Valley’s tourism-dependent restaurants and retail centers are bracing for a big February school vacation week, Feb. 21- 25. With lots of snow over the past several weeks, the ski slopes are in fine shape. Adding to the possible big week is the fact that for the first time in several years, most schools in Maine and New Hampshire will have the same February school week off as Massachusetts. “I am thinking February vacation week is going to be big,” said Beth Carta Dolan, coproprietor with her husband Kevin of Joseph’s Spaghetti Shed in Glen. Her outlook was shared by Dot Seybold, vice president of marketing for Settlers’ Green Outlet Village, and by Valley Originals president Dick Delaney of Delaney’s Hole-in-theWall of North Conway. “I don’t think it’s a first for all to be having the same week

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bers this year. But as a whole, speaking for Valley Originals, everyone is doing very well, especially since all this snow. It really has turned around” said Delaney. Still, like all local businesses, he and others have had to adapt to business conditions. Restaurants have had to make cutbacks in staff as one way to control their costs, Delaney said. “We personally have done more with fewer people. The rooms and meals tax went up, as did the minimum wage. We basically had to cut staffing to absorb those costs so we wound up controlling labor that way,” said Delaney, who said he and his wife and his sister have been putting in more hours at the popular restaurant. He said adapting is a pre-requisite for any business’s success. “Two or three years ago,” said Delaney, “we our food costs were as high as we have ever seen them. And now, they are going back up after last year, which was a good year, foodcost wise. But we are always adapting — our business is a commodities business, other than labor and liquor costs. It’s a constant battle that you need to stay on top of. One of the best things about being independent is that we can react quickly and keep our costs down to make sure that we stay around. As a group, that’s the kind of information we try and share with Valley Originals members: not how to run their business but to give them information to make decisions.” He and fellow Valley Originals member Terry O’Brien of the Red Parka Steakhouse and Pub note that their group of independent restaurants takes pride in giving back to the valley. “I’m not going to bash any of the chains, and I won’t,” said Delaney, “but a lot of that money doesn’t stay in the valley. We as a group support local charities and events

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Carta-Dolan of Joseph’s Spaghetti Shed said she first experimented with her menu two winters ago in response to the economy. “We used to be allinclusive,” she said, “but the price people saw was $14,95, not looking at what they were getting for that price: spaghetti, a salad, soup. So I said let’s make it a la carte. Now the price they see is for the smaller portion of $8.95; if they want the larger portion, they can do that, and if they want the soup or salad, they have to add to that.” And the result? “People are spending more than they used to. I leave it to them, they make the choice as to how much they would like with their meal. They have more control that way on what they are spending, and what I am finding,” said Carta-Dolan, “is they are spending more. The key is the up-sale: asking would you like a house Caesar salad, or our homemade soup? “I would say that since we started this,” said Carta-Dolan, “things are on the upswing. I am building the business back up again after the economy brought it down.” With the New England economy appearing to be doing better than the national economy, and with plenty of snow for the short-term, restaurateurs are hoping that translates into white gold for all of the tourism-dependent economy February vacation week and until the end of the ski season. As Ben Williams, owner of the Black Cap Grille of North Conway, has long said, “We all look like marketing geniuses when it snows.” After that, all hope the rebound will continue into the summer, long after the snow goes.

Can you hear me now? Data overwhelming cell networks BY KEVIN J. O’BRIEN NEW YORK TIMES

BARCELONA — At the Mobile World Congress, the industry’s largest annual gathering being held here this week, the corporate visionaries of the business agreed that a challenge they all would face was managing the avalanche of demand for mobile data services fueled by the growth in smartphones. And some of the 50,000 attendees at the event got a fi rsthand taste of how daunting that challenge might be. Mobile service was at times spotty, and while reception was generally steady, calling volumes tended to be low and some people strained to hear their mobile conversations. Sometimes, calls simply did not go through. As the popularity of smartphones continues to grow, the challenge, on a global scale, may only get greater. The European network equipment makers Ericsson and Alcatel-Lucent expect data traffi c on the world’s mobile networks to increase 30 times through 2015. Huawei, a Chinese competitor, expects the traffi c level to rise 500 times by 2020. The number of mobile broadband subscribers, which was 600 million at the end of 2010, is expected to almost double this year to a billion and climb to fi ve billion in 2016. Mobile network capacity will need to increase 20 to 25

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ECONOMIC TRENDS Report: Governments clearing way for small-business creation BY DAVID JOLLY NEW YORK TIMES

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County jail nurses suffer burnout BY DAYMOND STEER THE CONWAY DAILY SUN

OSSIPEE — The nurses at the county’s department of corrections are getting burned out, the corrections superintendent reported to the legislative delegation recently. The delegation is a group of 14 state representatives who set the county’s budget figure. Superintendent Jason Johnson was approaching the delegation about increasing his nursing staff from three full time and one part time, to four full-time nurses. Two of the full-time nurses are registered nurses and the third is a licensed practical nurse (LPN). The part-time nurse is an RN. “The staff that I have are basically on burnout,” said Johnson. “They are working a lot of overtime to cover shifts.” Any time a nurse is out for vacation or sick time, Johnson has to pay overtime. Last year he spent $15,000 on medical staff overtime. But Rep. Joe Fleck (R-Wakefield) said overtime would more cost-effective because there wouldn’t be more benefits. A subcommittee member of the delegation proposed increasing the nursing staff to four but most of the Registered Nurses (RN) would be replaced with licensed practical nurses (LPN). That could be done through attrition. The subcommittee also suggested that nursing staff could be shared between the nursing home and the jail. “They need four nurses but they only need one RN,” said subcommittee member Frank McCarthy (R-Conway). RNs get about $25 per hour and LPNs get about $17.50. Switching to LPNs could save about $70,000 per year. The part-time nurse, who is an RN, has offered to work at the LPN rate, said delegation members. Attrition seemed too slow for Fleck. “At a minimum, can we say a change over (to LPNs) could be made within a year,” asked Fleck. “Why don’t put in place a plan that says within a year we have rotated all these people out and now we’re in LPN hiring mode?” Johnson replied, “What you are asking me to do, in essence, is to terminate somebody who has operational knowledge and bring in somebody who has no idea what’s going on in the institution.” To that, Fleck replied than perhaps the transition to LPNs could take place over multiple years.

Nursing home administrator Sandi McKenzie said initial assessments require oversight from an RN. Also RNs are able to handle IV treatments. The nursing home doesn’t have enough nursing staff to share with the department of corrections, she said. Rep. Norm Tregenza (R-Silver Lake) said corrections nurses who get laid off should get first right of refusal for any job that opens at the nursing home. “We are talking about people who have served the county honorably,” said Tregenza. Rep. Mark McConkey (R-Freedom) recalled that the county began hiring nurses because it was spending too much on sending prisoners out of the facility for medical care. Often times, prisoners were sent out for services when it wasn’t necessary. But now, said McConkey, the county’s workforce is growing and number of prisoner bed days is 20 percent lower than it was last year. “Do we really have enough work?” asked McConkey. “Do we get to the point where we have too much staff?” Johnson said the county still has to do a lot of transports at night when the nurse staff has left. Having the nurse go to full time would allow him to have nursing staff on duty 24 hours per day. Also, Johnson said he would eliminate overlap between nurse shifts. Currently, there is some overlap time between shifts three days per week because that’s the time where the nurses do paperwork Johnson added medical staff have to clear inmates who had force used on them — for example, inmates who have been put in the restraint chair. Delegation chair Betsey Patten (R-Moultonborough) asked if the number of prisoner transports has gone down over the years. She also wanted to make sure that labor laws don’t prohibit the county from paying RNs at the LPN rate. Rep. Christopher Ahlgren (R-Wolfeboro) suggested the department of corrections could make up a declining prisoner population by housing federal prisoners. But other Patten wondered if accepting federal prisoners would come with onerous red tape and liability. Johnson is also hoping the delegation will approve funding for three more corrections officer positions. His request is based on an independent analysis of the department, which questioned if the department had enough staff.

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Memorial Hospital provides state-of-the-art care at cancer center CONWAY — Today, Gina Saladino, cancer survivor, returns to Memorial Hospital, not only to visit old friends but to share her story with those who still don’t know what Memorial has to offer. “So many people don’t realize what a great cancer center we have right here so close to home. People still think that you have to travel to Dartmouth or even to Boston.” “Our oncologists, Dr. Matthew Dugan, D.O., and Dr. Devon Evans, M.D., are phenomenal,” added nurse Nancy Barber of Memorial’s cancer infusion center. “They have so much experience and are well versed, but they’re also young and current on all the latest research. We’ve had several patients who, although they had oncologists in New York and Boston, worked in close collaboration with our oncologists and were able to receive their treatment here at Memorial.” Not only can patients receive chemotherapy treatments close to home but they can also have their PETCT scans (a PETCT scanner, usually found at big city hospitals, is a state of the art diagnostic tool that helps doctors detect and treat cancers at the earliest possible stage) and lab work done at Memorial. The cancer care medical team of pharmacists, surgeons, and primary care givers are all just a hallway away from each other. “It’s wonderful that everything you need is right here in the same building. And the coordination between departments is fabulous,” Saladino said. The oncology and infusion center at Memorial has more to offer than simply cancer treatments. “We provide infusions, injections, and transfusions for other hematological illnesses as well,” Barber said. “During the last 15 years, the department has greatly expanded to state-of-the-art status.” It was in early 1995 when Memorial fi rst began treating oncology patients. “Dr. Tom Ervin used to see patients in Dr. Tilney’s office,” remembers Roxanne Major. “I used to see patients in the emergency room on days designated for chemotherapy treatments. I had my one little cart that held patient charts. It’s still here,

Oncologist Dr. Matthew Dugan, DO with cancer survivor, Gina Saladino.

although it no longer can hold all of the department’s patient records,” she laughs. Today, this team of nurses is responsible for 200 to 300 treatments a month. “We laugh a lot here,” Major said. “The set up is perfect — we have a private room for patients who need it and an open area where patients receiving treatment can visit with others, people they come to know throughout their journey and who become like family.” As you look around the oncology and infusion center it’s hard not to appreciate the special rela-

tionships evident among the patients but also between the patients and their caregivers. “All our artwork was given to us by patients”, from the wall hangings to the ornaments used to decorate the department’s Christmas tree each year. “We are proud to be with them throughout the whole journey— from diagnosis to hospice care when necessary.” It’s a very special relationship. Another way that this team provides support for patients and their families is through the “Journey of Hope” Cancer Support Group. “It’s a support group for individuals with all types of cancer,” Major said. “Both patients and their caregivers or support persons are welcome.” The Journey of Hope support group, launched in April of 2000, and still going strong, has provided hope to generations of cancer patients. “We meet on the fi rst Tuesday of every month and average between 12 to 15 people. It has a huge impact in the care of the cancer patient. The strong support that happens within the group is generously given and graciously received.” “You really do become like a family,” Saladino says as she looks around at each of the women who saw her through the scariest and toughest time in her life. “It’s amazing how my nurses quickly felt like they had been my friends forever. Ellen, Nancy, Joanne and Roxanne are still there to offer advice or support and I look forward to my visits to see them every so often. They were always there to educate me on procedures, new medications, and how to deal with side effects. Their patience, comfort and knowledge always reassured me that I was receiving excellent care and support,” Saladino said. “Life is sometimes unpredictable, but even in a bad situation, it is good to focus on the gifts and generosity that surrounded us.” For more information on Cancer Care at Memorial Hospital, contact the Oncology Infusion Center at: 356-5461, extension 316. For more information on the “Journey of Hope” Cancer Support Group, contact Roxanne Major, RN, OCN, or Ruthann Fabrizio, RN, BSN, A-CCC, at: 356-5461, extension 316.


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Suze Hargraves

Everyday Heart Health It’s February and that means its American Heart Month, so it’s time to talk about the heart. I’m not going to try to explain the complicated systems, types of disease or delve into the medical statistics. I’m going to give you one simple fact: If you don’t take care of your heart, it will stop working properly. That’s just a simple fact. Taking care of your heart on a daily basis means eating right and getting exercise. I know you’ve heard that before and it’s tedious and annoying to those of us who may not always be on the “health nut” train, but it’s the truth. Don’t worry though; you don’t have to jump into major life changes or set lofty goals to make a positive difference in your heart health. There are lots of simple things we can change and do to help your ticker keep on ticking. Here’s a list of ten tips easily incorporated into daily life: 1. Walk more. This doesn’t mean you have to buy special sneakers or gear up for a marathon. It means park further from the store, walk from store to store (You know you’ve done it-taken the car to get from Hannaford’s over to JC Penney.), take an extra lap around WalMart or just take a stroll up and down your street. Incorporate more walking into your everyday life. You can increase how much or how vigorously you walk based on how you feel and what your healthcare provider advises. 2. Put down the chips. Do a purge on your refrigerator and cabinets. Get the junk food out of the house. Instead of buying a bag of greasy cheese doodles, pick up a package of baby carrots. Be conscious of what you and others bring into your home. Make it a junk free zone. 3. Take a peek over at Fido. Is he looking like a chubby puppy? It’s not a reflection on the dog. It’s a refl ection on you. He needs a walk just as much as you do. Not only do you get heart healthy exercise, but Fido will live longer and be a better behaved dog. You can also volunteer to walk dogs at local animal shelters. Dogs are great motivators when it comes to walking their humans. 4. If you’re a television junkie, turn off the set for at least an hour a day. Do something that requires you to use your body in some way. Housework can be heart healthy especially when you do it at a little faster pace. Maybe even do some dancing while nobody’s looking. Don’t forget sex! Not only will you enhance your relationship, but you’ll be getting that heart pumping and relieving stress!

5. If you’re not in condition to, or are medically prohibited Suze Hargraves from, engaging in a walking program, you need to check out The Gibson Center. They offer chair exercise classes. Visit them online at gibsoncenter.org or call 356-3231 for information. 6. Commit to eating a piece of fruit every day. Yes, you’re supposed to eat more than that but if you haven’t been eating right for years, adding one piece of fruit daily is a great way to change your habits. It’s also a way to reprogram your body to crave an orange instead of a cookie. 7. Use your computer, iPhone, Blackberry or other electronic gizmo to help you stay healthy. There are thousands of free applications available to help you track your diet, weight, daily activity and more. Check out the websites for American Heart Association (www. americanheart.org) and American Diabetes Association (www.diabetes.org) for tons of free stuff to help you on your way to a healthier heart. 8. Keep your meals heart healthy by minimizing fats and maximizing whole grains. There’s a lot more you can do, but those are two easy changes to incorporate diet changes that will make a big difference. More hearth healthy diet information is available at www.americanheart.org. 9. Relaxation and stress reduction lead to a healthier heart. Try activities like yoga, meditation or tia chi. If these activities aren’t your style try deep breathing or listening to soothing music. Engage in a healthy pastime, craft or hobby that helps you unwind. 10. Know your risks for heart disease, diabetes and other health conditions that can adversely affect your heart health. When you know your risks you can start managing them. See your healthcare provider or for $20 you can get a Healthy Heart Screen at White Mountain Community Health Center. We will give you the results to give to your medical provider. Call us at 447-8900 ext. 1 for more information. It’s never too late however to start treating your heart with the respect it demands to keep working the way it should. Show yourself some love. Give yourself the gift of a commitment to a healthy heart. Suze Hargraves is a staff member of White Mountain Community Health Center and a freelance writer.

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chronic illness are also shared by partners or caregivers. The Better Choices, Better Health Workshop will address these issues and provide coping skills for both the individual with the chronic condition and their partner or caregiver. The Better Choices, Better Health Workshop is taught by certifi ed facilitators and sponsored by Memorial Hospital. The workshop will meet on Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to noon at Memorial Hospital. For more information or registration call Joan Lanoie at 3565461, ext. 291. Class size is limited and people are encouraged to sign up soon.

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Diet Detective

Charles Stuart Platkin

Your nutrition and fitness questions answered: Sea Salt; Zinc and Colds; Added Fiber; and Weight Lifting and the Heart Is Sea Salt Better for you than Regular Salt? What about Kosher Salt? “Not necessarily,” says Molly Kimball, R.D., of Elmwood Fitness Center in New Orleans. “All types of salt -whether regular table salt, sea salt or kosher salt -- are primarily sodium chloride.” The biggest differences are where the salt is mined from and the size of the salt granule. “Table salt comes from underground salt deposits; sea salt is (obviously) harvested from the sea, retaining some of the minerals of the seawater; and kosher salt can be from either type of source,” she adds. The benefi t of using sea salt or kosher salt is that you will probably use less of it than table salt -- and that means less sodium. “The reason for this is that sea salt and kosher salt have bigger grains than table salt, so teaspoon-for-teaspoon they both will have less sodium,” says New York City nutritionist Jessica Fishman Levinson, M.S., R.D. Also, “The larger granule stays on the tongue longer, taking more time to dissolve, and so it has a bolder impact.” In addition, “Sea salt and kosher salt are usually added at the end of cooking, so the fl avor is more apparent, meaning people add less salt to a

dish,” says Levinson. Research suggests that too much sodium can lead to high blood pressure. Recent U.S. dietary guidelines suggest that we should consume no more than 2,300 milligrams a day, while the Institute of Medicine recommends as little as 1,500 (the equivalent of 2/3 teaspoon of table salt!).”Currently, Americans, on average, are consuming more than twice that amount,” says Joan Salge Blake, M.S., R.D., a professor at Boston University. What is Inulin -- Is it the Same as Natural Fiber? Traditionally, food labels have divided fi ber content into soluble and insoluble, but according to the Institute of Medicine, it should be classified as either dietary fi ber or functional fiber. “Dietary fiber consists of nondigestible carbohydrates that are naturally found in plant foods, such as whole grains, fruits and vegetables. Functional fi ber consists of isolated nondigestible carbohydrates, including those that are not natural but commercially produced. Inulin does naturally occur in some plant foods; however, when it is found in processed foods, it is of the form isolated

from chicory root, and, therefore, it is not the same as natural dietary fiber,” says Levinson. And according to the scientifi c journal Nutrition Review, “Inulin and polydextrose show many of the same functionalities of grain fi ber in the large intestine, in that they are fermentable, bifi dogenic and laxative.” However, “The reported effects on postprandial [occurring after a meal] blood glucose and fasting cholesterol levels have been modest...” meaning that inulin may help you go to the bathroom in the same way natural fiber does, but it’s not going to have the same effects on slowing down stomach emptying (making you feel full longer) or helping to lower cholesterol. Isolated, commercially produced fibers “are nothing like the grainy, bran- and germ-covered whole grains that we envision with products like brown rice, whole wheat, oats, etc. Instead, inulin is a fi ne white powder, about the same consistency as Sweet’N Low -- certainly not providing that belly-fi lling fi ber that we expect from a bowl of bran fl akes or oatmeal,” says Kimball. “Food makers can add these isolated fi bers without signifi cantly altering the taste or texture of the product, yet it jacks up the fi ber count on the nutrition facts label. The result: a cookie or candy bar that’s now a ‘fi ber cookie’ or a ‘fi ber bar.’ Fiber One bars? The first ingredient is chicory root, indicating that there’s more chicory root than anything else in the product. The problem is that these ‘pseudo fi bers’ give even nutritionally aware consumers the green light to reach for foods they otherwise wouldn’t typically consume. If they’re reaching for a Snickers or an Oreo, at least they know what they’re getting into,” says Kimball. Does Zinc Really Reduce the Common Cold? According the prestigious scientifi c journal The Cochrane Library, yes: “Zinc supplements reduce the severity and duration of illness caused by the common cold.” The current Cochrane Systematic Review looked at data from 15 trials

involving 1,360 people. According to the results, “Zinc syrup, lozenges or tablets taken within a day of the onset of cold symptoms reduce the severity and length of illness. At seven days, more of the patients who took zinc had cleared their symptoms compared to those who took placebos. Children who took zinc syrup or lozenges for five months or longer caught fewer colds and took less time off school. Zinc also reduced antibiotic use in children, which is important because overuse has implications for antibiotic resistance.” Does the Order in which You Do Your Weight Training Matter? Yes, according to researchers at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, who looked at strength and muscle volume after 12 weeks of resistance training. Many fi tness trainers suggest training large body parts first; however, the researchers found that “if an exercise is important for the training goals of a program, then it should be placed at the beginning of the training session, regardless of whether or not it is a large-musclegroup exercise or a small-musclegroup exercise.” Does Weight Lifting also have a Cardiovascular Effect? Dr. Scott Collier, an exercise scientist at Appalachian State University, researched changes occurring to arteries and blood flow “after 45 minutes of moderate intensity resistance exercise.” He found that resistance exercise, such as weight lifting, increases blood fl ow, which reduces blood pressure. The results “continued about 30 minutes after the exercise had ended and as long as 24 hours in individuals who trained for 30-45 minutes three times a week.” The fi ndings demonstrate that aerobic exercise isn’t the only way a person can improve cardiovascular health. Charles Stuart Platkin, Ph.D., is a nutrition and public health advocate and founder of DietDetective.com. Copyright 2011 by Charles Stuart Platkin. All rights reserved. Sign up for the free Diet Detective newsletter at www.DietDetective.com.

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Yoga for kids being offered in Conway, Bridgton CONWAY — Sue Mezzanotte, Certifi ed Yoga Instructor, is offering yoga classes for kids and teens at The Yoga Shack in North Conway, the Mount Washington Valley Childrens Museum in North Conway, The Yoga House in Bridgton, Maine, and The VFW Hall/Lovell Recreation in Lovell, Maine. Classes start the first week of March. Class size is limited so reservations for a child’s place are recommended. For more information or to enroll your child in a class contact Sue Mezzanotte at (207) 697-3398, (207) 256-7917 or suemezzanotte@ gmail.com. In addition to holding a certifi cation to teach yoga to adults, Mezzanotte is also certifi ed in ChildLight Yoga, Yoga4Classrooms and Yoga4Teens. She has a degree in early childhood education from Wheelock College in Boston and said she has found great joy working with children of all ages for over 30 years. Sue’s passion in life is having the opportunity to share the benefits of yoga to the body, mind and spirit of children, teens and adults. Why yoga for kids? Because yoga is fun. Some other benefits for children are increased strength and fl exibility, improved balance, improved self esteem, heightened respect for others, stress relief which helps with better sleep patterns, healthier immune system, better digestion, positive thinking and a kindling awareness of leading a healthy lifestyle. To learn more about ChildLight Yoga and Yoga4Classrooms go to www.childlightyoga.com. Yoga4Teens information can be found at www. yogaminded.com. You can also visit www.theyogashacknh.com and www.maineyogahouse.com The following classes are available in North Conway and Bridgton, Maine: February vacation camp, for ages 5 to 9 at The Yoga Shack in North Conway from Monday Feb. 21-Thursday Feb. 24 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. You and me kid yoga, for ages 2 and 3, with an

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Library Connection

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John H. “Pappy” Khiel Jr. John H. "Pappy" Khiel Jr., of Denmark, Maine passed away peacefully on Feb. 10, 2011 with his loving family by his side at home in Denmark. John was born in Melbourne Florida on July 11, 1928, son of John and Christine (Osgood) Khiel. He was one of three brothers and two sisters. He married Ivy (Veno) on Dec. 4,1949 and together they raised three children. John served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. John's profession was a truck driver. He purchased his first logging truck in the 1950s and hauled pulp and logs for 40 years. After retirement he continued to truck part time until his health prevented him from doing so. John enjoyed living a good life. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and socializing with his family and friends. He was the master of chicken barbecues and turkey in the barrell. He also had a love of old clocks. Over the years he collected and restored several. John had fond memories of raising chickens with his father. He went on to raise chickens with his grandchildren and great grand-

children. John enjoyed his Lab friends. He always had one by his side. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather and great granfather and will be dearly missed by his family and freinds. He was predeceased by his lovely daughter, Theresa Khiel Felser. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Ivy; son, John Khiel and wife, Susan; daughter, Darlene Seavey and husband, Milton; son-in-law, John Felser; six grandchildren and three great granddaughters; two sisters, Charlotte Young and husband, Philip, and Virginia Brock and husband, Jim; two brothers Melvin Khiel and wife, Glennis, and Gerald Khiel and wife, Louise; several nieces, nephews and cousins. A committal service will be announced and held in the spring at Berry Cemetary in Denmark. In lieu of fl owers, memorial contributions may be made to: Hospice of Southern Maine, 180 U.S. Route 1, Scarborough, ME, 04074.

Lawrence “Larry” LaFontaine Lawrence "Larry" LaFontaine, 61, of Eaton Road in Conway died Feb. 11, 2011 at White River Junction Veterans Hospital in Vermont following a long illness. He was born in North Conway a son of Silfred P. and Rachel Thelma (Smith) LaFontaine. He was educated in local schools. Like his father, Larry joined the U.S. Army and served his country in time of war. Larry was stationed in Vietnam where he worked on construction of airports. He served one year, then reenlisted for a short term. It was during his short term that he was wounded and returned home to the states. Larry lived in Conway most of his life and worked as a TV and radio repairman. He was long time employee of John's TV and later became self employed in his trade. His last few years of his life, were spent in the VA Hospital in Vermont where he was well cared for.

Larry is survived by three children, Wendy, Todd, and Mark; his brother, Dennis La Fontaine, of Conway; a half brother, William LaFontaine, of Conway; his half sister, Rita Libby, of Tamworth; his grandchildren, nieces and nephews, cousins and more extended family. Visiting hours will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 18, at Wood Funeral Home at 9 Warren Street in Fryeburg, Maine. A memorial gathering and reception will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 19 at the American Legion Post No. 46 on Tasker Hill Road in Conway. If desired memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Post No. 46, Tasker Hill Road, Conway, NH, 03818. Arrangements are made with Wood Funeral Home, Fryeburg. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www. woodfuneralhome.org.

‘Come Undone’ Feb. 17 at independent film night The Conway Public Library now offers an independent fi lm screening on the 3rd Thursday of each month. February’s fi lm is “Come Undone” by Italian director Silvio Saldino. There is no rating on the fi lm but it is suggested for mature audiences, as the story involves adult situations and relationships. Anna has everything she thought she could ever need - a respectable career, a caring family, and a loving partner, Alessio. But when she meets Domenico, a handsome, married waiter, her neatly ordered world begins to fall apart. They quickly fall into a heated affair, based on secret meetings, stolen caresses, cell phone fights, and endless lies. Anna’s increasingly distant behavior goes unnoticed by Alessio, while Domenico’s wife becomes steadily more suspicious of her husband. As the two lovers begin to fall deeper under the spell of passion, they are faced with a life-changing decision. The fi lm is free and popcorn will be served as well. Enjoy independent film nights the third Thursday of each month at the Conway Public Library in the newly renovated Ham Community Room. Young adult chocolate party Also, coming up on Thursday, Feb. 17, at 3:30 p.m. the library’s young adult group celebrates Valentine’s Day with a chocolate party. Thanks to the Bavarian Haus of Chocolate in North Conway, there will be a variety of chocolate treats to sample and chocolate prizes to win. Grades six and up are invited to attend. Bring a friend. New discussion group for older teens, adults Adults and teens (grade nine and older) are invited to join PWR – People Who Read. This is a mature discussion group that will tackle controversial issues and encourages serious conversation. Refreshments will be served. This month the focus is on “If I Stay” by Gayle Forman. This group meets the fourth Wednesday of each month. Coming up Thursday, Feb. 17, at 10:30 a.m. — Snowflake story time for 3 and 4 year olds. No registration necessary. All welcome. Thursday, Feb. 17, at 1:30 p.m. — Nonfiction book discussion group meets. All welcome. see next page

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Thursday, Feb. 17, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. — Young adults celebrate Valentine’s Day with a chocolate party! Thanks Bavarian Haus of Chocolate. Grades six and up welcome. Bring a friend. Monday, Feb. 21 — Library closed for Presidents’ Day. Tuesday, Feb. 22, at 10:30 a.m. —Snowflake story time for 2 year olds. No registration necessary. All welcome. Tuesday, Feb. 22, at 4 p.m. — Meeting of the trustees of the Conway Public Library. The Public is welcome. Wednesday, Feb. 23, at 10:30 a.m. — Snowfl ake story time for babies less than 2 years old. No registration necessary. All welcome. Wednesday, Feb. 23, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. — PWR – People Who Read – a book discussion group for adults and teens focusing on “If I Stay” by Gayle Forman. Refreshments served. Grade nine or older, please – controversial issues on the board. The Conway Public Library's hours are Monday through Tuesday 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Thursday 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Friday noon to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information call 447-5552 or visit www.conway.lib.nh.us.

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‘Fantasticks’ opens at Eastman Performing Arts Center Feb. 18 The Fryeburg Public Library’s Valentine’s Day party was so much fun thanks to the efforts of Debbie and Danielle Tait. They brought along some wonderful crafts for the children, who went home with bags fi lled with Valentine creations. Thank you to Sally Harnden who made her world famous mini whoopie pies filled with pink holiday frosting. As always they were a hit. The next craft event in the works will be held closer to Easter. We are pleased to offer so many wonderful events at the library thanks to the numerous volunteers and friends the community. Speaking of Easter, we will again be looking for donations of candy for the annual Easter egg hunt. Hopefully the snow will have melted by mid-April so that we can hold this event once again at the Fryeburg Recreation Field of Dreams. If you are interested in donating an item for our raffle or donating candy, we would be thrilled. For more information or to donate please give me a call at (207) 9352731. Please take note that Fryeburg Public Library will be closed on Monday, Feb. 21, in honor of President’s Day. A quilt raffl e has been set up to raise money for the Bryson Herlihy family. A beautiful 39 inches by 50 inches childsized quilt handcrafted by Wendy Heald of East Conway and machine quilted by Debbie Dyer of Brownfi eld will be raffl ed off on March 1. Tickets are available at Hair Designs in Fryeburg at a cost of $1 each or six for $5. Don’t waste any time dropping by to purchase your tickets. This little guy is tough, but the family still has

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medical and travel costs to contend with and need your help. Arts in Motion in collaboration with Dollars for Scholars of Mount Washington Valley will present “The Fantasticks” starring Matt Stoker, Emilie Jensen and Rafe Matregrano along with Keith Force, Rob Owen, Craig Holden, Reed Van Rossum and Amy Flaherty. Show times are as follows: Friday, Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 19, at 2 p.m. at Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center and Saturday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 27, at 2 p.m. Kennett High School's Loynd Auditorium. Tickets sell for $15 for adults and $12 for seniors and students. Tickets may be purchased at the door or online at www.artsinmotiontheater.com. The Saco Valley Fire Department Pancake Breakfast takes place on Sunday, Feb. 20, at the fi re station in North Fryeburg. The breakfast runs from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. I’m afraid I don’t have any information about the price, but I’m sure this annual event is worth every penny. A special town meeting will take place on Thursday, Feb. 24, to discuss changes at the transfer station. I’ll fi ll you in on the time and place in next week’s column. In the meantime if you have any questions please call the town office at (207) 935-6008. The Fryeburg Academy Raiders Booster Club is holding it’s second annual dodge ball tournament on Friday, March 11, at the Ada Cram Wadsworth Arena. Teams need a minimum of six players and a maximum of 10. Players will need to sign up by Friday, March 4, to be guaranteed a spot. The cost is $5 per player. Registration forms can be

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Today is Thursday, Feb. 17, the 48th day of 2011. There are 317 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 17, 1801, the U.S. House of Representatives broke an electoral tie between Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr, electing Jefferson president; Burr became vice president. On this date: In 1809, the Ohio legislature voted to establish Miami University in present-day Oxford. (The school opened in 1824.) In 1864, during the Civil War, the Union ship USS Housatonic was rammed and sunk in Charleston Harbor, S.C., by the Confederate hand-cranked submarine HL Hunley, which also sank. In 1865, Columbia, S.C., burned as the Confederates evacuated and Union forces moved in. (It’s not clear which side set the blaze.) In 1904, the original two-act version of Giacomo Puccini’s opera “Madama Butterfly” was poorly received at its premiere at La Scala in Milan, Italy. In 1947, the Voice of America began broadcasting to the Soviet Union. In 1959, the United States launched Vanguard 2, a satellite which carried meteorological equipment on board. In 1964, the Supreme Court, in Wesberry v. Sanders, ruled that congressional districts within each state had to be roughly equal in population. In 1972, President Richard M. Nixon departed on his historic trip to China. In 1986, Johnson & Johnson announced it would no longer sell over-the-counter medications in capsule form, following the death of a woman who had taken a cyanide-laced Tylenol capsule. One year ago: President Barack Obama marked the one-year anniversary of the $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, saying it had staved off another Great Depression and kept up to 2 million people on the job. Today’s Birthdays: Bandleader Orrin Tucker is 100. Actor Hal Holbrook is 86. Mystery writer Ruth Rendell is 81. Singer Bobby Lewis is 78. Comedian Dame Edna is 77. Country singer-songwriter Johnny Bush is 76. Actress Christina Pickles is 76. Actress Mary Ann Mobley is 72. Actress Brenda Fricker is 66. Actress Rene Russo is 57. Actor Richard Karn is 55. Actor Lou Diamond Phillips is 49. Basketball Hall of Famer Michael Jordan is 48. Actor-comedian Larry, the Cable Guy is 48. Olympic gold medal skier Tommy Moe is 41. Actress Denise Richards is 40. Rock singer-musician Billie Joe Armstrong is 39. Actor Jerry O’Connell is 37. Country singer Bryan White is 37. Actress Kelly Carlson is 35. Actor Ashton Holmes is 33. Actor Jason Ritter is 31. TV personality Paris Hilton is 30.

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

ROOF SHOVELING

PLOWING, SANDING, LOADER WORK Limmer Landscaping 383-6466

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Interior/Exterior Painting. Insured/Affordable Free Estimates 603-662-4301

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

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HORSMAN BUILDERS New Construction • Renovations Remodeling & Finish Work Insured • Free Estimates

DAVE GAGNE DRYWALL CO. Plaster & Ceiling Repairs, Drywall, Insulation, Int/Ext Painting & General Home Repairs, Pressure Washing.

603-986-5143 • 207-935-5030

MARK’S CLEANING Commercial & Residential

Call Mark 986-0009

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ARTIE’S ELECTRIC

Difficult Removals • Pruning Chipping • Stump Grinding

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

PLOWING & SANDING (603) 447-9011

ROOF SHOVELING

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Roofing • Siding • Flooring

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Quality & Service Since 1976

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ROOF SHOVELING FULLY INSURED (603) 356-9968

Roof Shoveling & Ice Dam Removal Dwight & Sons 603-662-5567 CERTIFIED & INSURED

ROOF SHOVELING General Snow Removal / Plowing Insured • Highly Recommended

PULEO ROOFING

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DUVAL ELECTRICAL Contractor Est. 1980 - Fully Insured

ROOFING

Credit Cards Accepted, Licensed, Insured, Background Checked

Serving the Valley Since 1990

LEGACY PAINTING and Remodeling

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Announcement ST. JUDE'S NOVENA May the Sacred Heart of Jesus be adored, glorified, loved and preserved throughout the world now and forever. Sacred Heart of Jesus, have mercy on us. St. Jude, worker for miracles, pray for us. St. Jude, helper of the hopeless, pray for us. Say this prayer 9 times a day. By the eighth day your prayer will be answered. Say it for 9 days. It has never been known to fail. Publication must be promised Thank you St. Jude. M.A.G.

Auctions PRESIDENTS Holiday Week Auction, Saturday Feb 19th 4pm, by Gary Wallace Auctioneers Inc. Rt16 Ossipee, NH. See www.wallaceauctions.com. Fine arts, antiques, Sterling silver and more. View Saturday after 2pm. Lic# 2735- public invited tel 603-539-5276.

1997 Dodge Avenger $1500/obo. (603)973-4230. 2000 Pontiac Sunfire, runs great, needs a little work. $1000/obo. (603)356-5900, ask for Richard. 2001 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT, ex tended cab, 4x4, 85000 miles, well maintained, clean in and out. Spray on bedliner and custom fiberglass cap. KBB $11,750/bo. Please call 986-0295, Larry. 2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS. 2.0, automatic, 74k miles, excellent shape. $4995. (603)986-1732, Frank. 2005 GMC Savana 1 ton work van. 26,000 miles, a/c, 4 new tires, alum roof rack, alu m roof box, inside shelves, very clean. $13,000 (603)447-5687. 2007 Chevy Cobalt, with extended warrantee, 64k miles, silver, in great condition. Asking $6500/obo. 466-2417. 2010 Nissan Alti ma 2.5 SL 4dr , power everything, heated leather seats, dual cli mate control, sunroof, 9k miles, $22,000 (603)522-6589. RICKER Auto Salvage- Buying complete junk vehicles and light iron over the scale. Buying aluminum, brass, copper, lead radiators. 323-7363. BUYING junk cars and trucks ME & NH. Call for price. Martin Towing. (603)305-4504. I buy cars, trucks, SUV, foreign or domestic. 2000 or newer. No junk. Call (603)387-7766.

DEADLINE

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Roofing • Siding • Flooring

Our vehicles are guaranteed to pass inspection and come with a 30 day mechanical warranty. In house financing with 50% down payment. Please call John or Michael at 356-5117.

Child Care Autos 1989 Fleetwood Cadillac. 88k original owner miles. New tires, brakes, tune-up, new sticker. $2500. (603)447-1755.

for classifieds is noon the day prior to publication

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Autos AUTO WAREHOUSE Auto Sales & Repair Eastern Spaces Warehouse East Conway Road Hermansonsautowarehouse.com 04 Chevy Silverado 4x4, 8cyl, auto, ex-cab. Silver..............$8,900 04 GMC Envoy, 4x4, 6cyl, auto, silver....................................$6,900 04 Jeep Gr. Cherokee, 4x4, 6cyl, auto, gray............................$7,900 03 Chevy 1500, 4x4, 8cyl, suto, x-cab, red/silv......................$7,500 03 GMC Sierra, 4x4, 8cyl, auto, maroon ................................$7,900 03 Honda Civic, 4cyl, auto, 2dr, black....................................$3,950 03 PT Cruiser 4cyl, 5sp. Maroon.. ............................................$4,750 03 VW Passat, 4cyl, auto, black ... ............................................$6,500 02 Jeep Gr Cherokee, 4x4, 6cyl, auto, blue.............................$7,750 02 PT Cruiser 4cyl, auto. Blue...... ............................................$4,750 02 Subaru Legacy AWD, 4cyl, 5sp. White ...........................$5,250 02 Subaru Legacy, AWD, 4cyl, 5sp, blue..............................$4,900 02 VW Cabrio, 4cyl, auto, conv., black....................................$4,900 01 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4x4, 8cyl, auto. Green.................$5,900 01 Mitsubishi Montero, 4x4, 6cyl, auto, white...........................$5,900 01 VW Jetta 4cyl, 5sp. Red........... ............................................$4,900 00 GMC Sierra, 4x4, 8cyl, auto. Gray ....................................$6,900 98 Chevy Blazer, 4x4, 6yl, auto, black....................................$3,250

BARTLETT mom has 3 openings ages 3 months to 12 years. Flexible hours and days. Call Roxanne (603)723-7016. EFFINGHAM Daycare in business for 20 years has 2 openings, lots of TLC, playti me and learning. Meals and snacks included. Title 20 accepted. Call Elaine FMI (603)539-7574.

Crafts CONWAY INDOOR GROUP MALL

The best hidden treasures in the valley. Appliances! Books! Furniture! Collectibles! Jewelry! Men’s & wo men’s fashions. Lay-a-way. Booth space available. Enjoy a co mplimentary cup of coffee while you shop. Something for everyone. 1 mile south of the Kanc, next to Produce Depot. (603)515-6056.

Entertainment EXOTIC dancers for bachelor, birthday or no reason at all party. (603)236-9488. New talent welcome.

For Rent 1 bedroom apt. Chocorua. Very nice, co me see! Free WiFi! Deck, plowing, c/o laundry, no dogs, no s moking. $550. 1 month free rent! 603-323-8000.

• Furnished Studio apt available for $800 “all inclusive”. Private access + patio, W/D. Birch Hill area. No pets/smoke. • 2 bdr/1 ba North Conway house available. Fully applianced. Unfurnished. No Pets/ Smoke please! $975/mo + util. • 3/bdr, 2 ba furnished house in Fryeburg. Fully applianced. No pets/Smoke please. Woodtove, deck & more! $1,300/mo + util. • 1 bdr/1 bath apart ment walking distance to NC Village. Laundry h/u. No pets/S moke please. $525 + utilities. • 3/bdr, 2 ba condo in Intervale. Fully applianced. No Pets/ Smoke. Woodstove, patio, outdoor pool/tennis + more! $950/mo + util.

Please contact Brett at brett@badgerrealty.com or (603)356-5757 ext 334

2-4 bedroom long term and seasonal. Starting at $750 call 603-383-8000, anne@fgpm.com.


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

ARTIST Brook Condominium, 4 bedroom, 2 bath townhouse 1500 sq.ft, fireplace, no pets, electric heat. $775/mo. (603)423-0313 ext. 3701. bfortin@citysidecorp.com ATTITASH studio apt. Heated pool, hot tub, cable TV, snow removal, trash all included. No pets, no smokers. (603)356-2203. BARTLETT- Glen- Very nice 2 BR/ 2 BA riverside contemporary condo. $950/mo + utilities. No pets/ smoke, credit check. Alex Drummond RE/MAX Presidential 603-356-9444. CENTER Conway 3 bedroom 2 bath house furnished, pets considered. $750/month and utilities, plowing. Security deposit and credit check. Rich Johnson, Select RE (603)447-3813. CENTER Conway motel rooms. Fridge, microwave, cable TV, Wi-Fi, $160/wk. (603)447-3720. CENTER Conway- 4 bdrm, 2 bath Townhouse w/ garage. Conway- 2 bdrm apt. Conway- 1 bdrm apt. w/ heat. 1st month rent & security dep. (603)356-5168 or (603)356-6062. CONWAY Duplex: 2 bdrm, office, living, dining, laundry room, 1.5 baths, enclosed porch. Trash & plowing, heat & hot water included. Non-smoking, no pets. $1200/mo plus security and references. (603)662-6087.

CONWAY 1 BDRM Bright & sunny 2nd floor apt. New paint, no smoking. References required. $525/mo plus utilities. 367-8408.

CONWAY 2 BEDROOM 1st floor, $725/mo. Includes heat & plowing. Security, lease, no smoking or pets (603)447-6033. CONWAY Rent or rent with option to buy- 3 bedroom, 2 bath house on park like acre, small barn, child safe dead end street. New kitchen and bath $1300 half of rent to be credited to purchase price. Call Paul 781-608-8855. CONWAY Village 1 bedroom apt, 2nd floor, walk to stores, Bank, Post Office and Library. Includes heat, rubbish, parking and snow plowing, no pets, non-smoker, 1st months rent plus secruity deposit $575/mo. (603)986-7178. CONWAY Village, 2 bed apart ment with spacious living on two floors, living room, kitchen, dining room, $775/mo, no dogs, 856-287-2249. CONWAY Village. One bedroom apartment. Private entrance. $775/mo incl. heating, plowing and off street parking. No pets. References required. Call 1-888-445-5372. CONWAY- 2 bedroom house with deck overlooking Pequawket Pond. Gas fireplace, dishwasher. From $735/mo plus utilities. Sorry no pets. References and deposit required. (603)926-9850. See pictures at craigslist.com.

For Rent

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CONWAY- 3 bdrm, 2 bath. 1st floor, w/d hook-up. Elec., wood, propane heat. Cable incl. w/ shed. No pets. $950. + security. (207)647-3051, (603)662-8163.

INTERVALE private rooms: 1-2 beds, TV, fridge, Internet, utilities. Kitchen, phones, computers, laundry. $150-$175/wk (603)383-9779.

OSSIPEE, two bedroom mobile home, 12x12 storage shed. On it’s own land. $725/mo. (603)540-0307.

CONWAY- 3 bedroom, mobile home, $650/mo plus security deposit and utilities. No dogs. Plowing and trash included. Call (603)986-5424.

JACKSON 3 br. house, garage, oil heat, views, great location, unfurnished. $1200/mo plus utilities. Call Anne 603-383-8000, email: anne@fgpm.com

BED- Orthopedic 11 inch thick super nice pillowtop mattress & box. 10 Yr. warranty, new-in-plastic. Cost $1,200, sell Queen-$299, Full-$270 King-$450. Can deliver. 235-1773

SONY Camcorder- New Sony HDR-CX100 compact handycam. Full 1920x1080 HD video recording. 8gb internal memory. New $450, asking $350. (207)831-0050.

CONWAYShared house. $625/mo. includes utilities. Separate entrance, bedroom, bath, galley kitchen and living room. Call (603)793-4127. CONWAY: 2 bd, 2 bath immacu late condo. $850/mo plus. Contact Dan at (603)356-9444. Re/Max Presidential. COTTAGE Madison NH 4 season small 1 BR/ BA bordering snowmobile trail & conservation lands; W/D, $650/mo. + utilities, references, includes plowing, storage; pets negotiable, no smoking 603-367-4595. EFFINGHAM: Ryefield 1 & 2 BR apts. Open concept starting at $655/mo heat incl. No Pets. (603)539-5577. FRYEBURG In-town- large 2/3 bedroom apartments. 2nd floor has large studio. Good references, security deposit. $750+. 207-935-3241. FRYEBURG spacious house. 3 bedrooms- 2 baths, w/d hookup- fully applianced- $975. plus utilities and security. Plowing & mowing included- reference. More information call (207)935-7686 or (207)776-1805. FRYEBURG very nice 2/ 3 bed room mobile, large kitchen, bath, 2 car garage, fireplace. Security, $875/mo plus (207)935-3241. FRYEBURG, 2 bdrm., 1st. floor apt. Heat & h/w included. $700/mo. No pets. Call Paul Wheeler Re/Max Presidential (603)356-9444 ext. 206. FRYEBURG- 1 bedroom close to town, $600/mo includes heat, plowing and trash. No pets. (207)935-4280. FRYEBURG- 2 bedroom ranch, $850/mo., close to town and schools. Call (207)935-3995, leave message. FRYEBURG- In town, 1 bedroom large apartment, second floor, trash removal, plowing & heat included, No pets, $650/mo., call 603-662-4311. FRYEBURG- In-town 1 bedroom apt., 2nd floor, heat & trash removal included. $650. Call (603)662-8273. FRYEBURG- Newer large 3-4 bedroom, 2 bath, tri-level townhouse, sliders to large deck. Close to town. No smoking/ pets, $1000/mo plus security. (207)935-3241. FRYEBURG: 2nd story apt $600 includes utilities, 1 bedroom. No pets or smokers. (240)899-1128. GLEN- apt., heat included, small pet negotiable, no smoking, wifi, $550/month + security deposit. Available 3/7/11. Call (603)387-2228. GORHAM, NH Furnished (optional) 1 bedroom $650/mo, heat and hot water included. Security deposit and references required. 1(800)944-2038. HEATED- 2 bedroom, spacious, sunny, w/d hookups, no pets, no smoking, 1st floor. Security, references, $665/mo. Available 3/1/11. Berlin. (603)343-7912. INTERVALE 2+ BR, 2 BA, duplex $900/mo. plus util. Call Dan Jones, Re/Max Presidential (603)356-9444. INTERVALE 3 bedroom, 2 bath sun deck, w/d, no cats, will consider dog. $780/mo. (603)356-2203. INTERVALE– 3 br, 2 ba $1350.00 includes heat. Carriage House with fireplace, garage, views call or 603-383-8000 or anne@fgpm.com.

MILLBROOK Meadows, Kearsarge. 2 B+ unit (1,152 sq.ft.) w/ 1.5 baths, 2 levels, private porch. Conveniently located to N Conway Village. Common picnic & brookside areas. $825/mo. Theresa 986-5286.

TAMWORTH- 2 bedroom mobile home on private lot. $575/mo. (603)323-8578. TAMWORTH- Freshly painted one bedroom apt. $450/mo plus utilities. No dogs, Mountain views, trash included, laundry facility on site. (603)249-5230. TAMWORTH: 1 br, 1st fl. river view apt. located in tranquil Tamworth Village, $615/mo, heat included, coin-op laundry, no pets (603)539-5577

KEARSARGE, private bedroom & bath. Private entrance with deck. Non-smoker. Cable, a/c, fully furnished. All utilities included. $550/mo. (603)662-6427.

WAKEFIELD: 3 BR mobile home, near Belleau Lake, $645/mo plus util., 3 BR mobile home, $595/mo. No pets. (603)539-5577.

MADISON 2 bedroom 1 bath mobile home, unfurnished, 1 year lease, $725/mo. plus utilities. Security deposit and credit check. Pets considered. Rich Johnson, Select RE (603)447-3813.

For Rent-Vacation AWESOME ski house near ski areas. Weekly or weekends. Sleeps 12. Walk to restaurants. (603)522-5251.

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

FLORIDA Condo at Vero BeachOceanfront access available May through December. Call 603-965-6734.

MADISON- 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath, double wide home $825/mo plus security deposit, and utilities. No dogs. Call (603)986-5424.

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

MADISON- 4 bedroom, 2 bath home, woodstove, forced hot air by propane. $1100/mo plus security. (617)908-2588. MADISON: Lovely 3 bdrm home close to Silver Lake with FHW heat and full basement. $1200/mo. Call Margie at Re/Max Presidential (603)520-0718. NO. Conway 2bed/ 2 bath furnished end unit at Northbrook $950/mo + utils. Call Jeana at Re/Max Presidential 520-1793 or jeana@mwvhomes.com. NO. Conway, Kearsarge Rd., 1 bedroom w/ deck, propane heat. No smoking/ pets. Laundry on property. S.D. & ref. required. $600/month. Call (603)356-2514. NO. Conway, Kearsarge Rd., 2 bedroom. Rinnai propane heat. No smoking/ pets. Laundry on property. S.D. & ref. required. Available March 1, 2011. $675/mo. Call (603)356-2514. NORTH Conway 1 bdrm apt. Nice neighborhood. No smoking, small pets considered. $550/mo plus utilities & security. (508)776-3717. NORTH Conway 1 bdrm, heat included. No smoking/ pets. Available 3/17. $625/month. 986-5919(c) 356-3499(h). 2 bedrooms- North Conway apartments various sizes some with heat included, w/w carpet, w/d available, annual lease, references, no pets; rent $720 to $850: Call Sheila 356-6321 x6469 or Jan ext. 6430. NORTH Conway 2 bdrm apt. No pets, $750/mo plus utilities. (603)939-2462. NORTH Conway Airport Pines 2 bedroom, electric heat, $650 no smoking, Select RE, Bonnie Hayes (603)447-3813. NORTH Conway Village, 3 bdrm apt. Heat included. $800/mo. Credit check, no pets or smokers. Bill Crowley Re/Max 387-3784. NORTH Conway- 2 bedroom house on circle abutting National Forest. Available 3/1/11. 1.5 stories, 1.5 baths, living room with huge stone fireplace, full basement for storage. Garden beds await Spring planting. Oil heat. References. $900/mo plus utilities. Peter Pinkham (603)356-5425, PO Box 543, N. Conway. NORTH Conway- 4 room, w/d, close to center, furnished, $700/mo plus utilities. (781)640-9421.

SEASONAL- prime locations 1-4 BR properties. Some slopeside units 603-383-8000, email anne@fgpm.com.

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

BEDROOM- 7-piece Solid cherry sleigh. Dresser/Mirror chest & night stand (all dovetail). New-in-boxes cost $2,200 Sell $895. 603-427-2001

CARROLL COUNTY OIL Cash discount, senior citizen discount, prompt deliveries, pre-buy programs. 539-8332. Custom Glazed Kitchen Cabinets. Solid maple, never installed. May add/subtract to fit kitchen. Cost $6,000 sacrifice $1,750. 433-4665

D&D OIL Fuel oil and Kerosene, great prices. Call (207)935-3834. or visit: dndoil.com.

DON'T MISS OUT! Fabulous Savings on all floor model mattress sets. Pre-order Twins for $179. Sunset Interiors and Discount Mattresses 603-733-5268.

DRY FIREWOOD $250/cord, 2 cord min. $300/cord 1 cord. Cut, split 12+ months. Immediate delivery. (603)323-8658.

EVERGREEN LOGGING Firewood tree length. Sawed & Split. Dry firewood, free tree removal. Buyer of hardwood, soft wood stumpage. Insured. (603)662-6018. FIREWOOD cut, spit and delivered. 16”, 18”, 20”, 22” $225/cord. 12”, 14” also available (603)356-5923.

FIREWOOD Quality kiln dried hardwoods, guaranteed dry, stored inside $290/cord. Mileage may apply. Call North Country Firewood (603)447-3441 cell (603)986-0327 FIREWOOD: Green $165/cord. (207)935-1089. FISHER Minute Mount 7’6” snow plow. Home use only. Very good condition $1175. Freedom (603)539-6971.

STRAW Round Bale Straw roughly 14 square bales per bale. $65. each. No Sunday calls please. Webster N. Jones. (603)662-5418. THREE pair snow shoes $75. each. Indoor plant lights inquire call after 5pm (207)452-2015. WATERFORD Ashling wood stove for sale with stove pipes. $1200/obo. Call (207)318-6044.

Furniture AMAZING! Queen or full mattress set. Beautiful Luxury firm European-pillow-top, new in plastic, costs $1,095, sell $249. Can deliver. 603-305-9763 CASH & Carry blow out sale! Chairs $5, sofas from $40 at the Glen Warehouse. 383-6665. MAPLE dresser with mirror $90; Matching bureau $75; both$150. Tops refinished. 603-662-2280.

Free RICKER Auto Salvage- Buying complete junk vehicles and light iron over the scale. Buying aluminum, brass, copper, lead radiators. 323-7363. HEAVY Metal Scrap Iron Extractors- Searching for your buses, tractors, large trucks, heavy equipment. Turn your dream projects, treasure, into cash. Call for NH/ ME consultation. (603)300-1203. HIGHEST cash price paid for your junk cars, farm equipment and scrap metal. Free removal, no job too big. (207)393-7318.

Help Wanted

GRAMMIE’S ATTIC 290 W. Main St., Conway Village will be closing its doors on March 31st. 5 rooms of good used furniture & household items reduced for quick sale! New hours: Fri. & Sat. only, 10am-6pm.

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

Sheila 356-6321 x. 6469

IN Stock Valances and Window Treatments 25-50% Off. Close Out Waverly Fabric priced at $5/Yard. In Stock Wallpaper $10/Double Road Newall Interiors Route 16 Tamworth, 323-8900.

AVON! Reps needed all States. Sign up on-line. For details: avonnh@aol.com or 1-800-258-1815.

COMMERCIAL Space, 1200 sq.ft. Electric, alarm, overhead door, excellent location. Call for more information (603)356-6329.

JOTUL 3 wood stove, white, new catalytic combustor, gaskets. $300. (603)986-7811.

RETAIL & OFFICE

NORTH CONWAY VILLAGE

Great locations on Main Street; Customer parking RETAIL SPACES Rent $390- $900 OFFICE SPACES Rent $250- $425 www.AttitashRealty.com/Rentals

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

NEW SPACE AVAILABLE Fryeburg, Rte.302, located between Napa & Curves. Retail & office space available. 1,000 to 4,000 sq.ft. Starting at $750. FMI 207-935-2519. NORTH Conway Village- now available 400 to 1275 sq.ft. premium office space. Includes three office suite with private break room and rest rooms. Convenient in-town location (next to TD Bank). Newly renovated, great visibility and access from Main Street or North/ South road, ample parking. Call Roger (603)452-8888.

For Sale

LIKE new day/ trundle bed, white, decorative features, $150. Large carpeted cat tree $100. 752-5868.

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

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

BEA’S CAFE COOKS now hiring kitchen staff for full & part time positions. Apply in person next to Aubuchon Hardware Conway.

NEED Cash? Sell your stuff on Ebay. We do the work. You get cash! 10 years experience. ABCybersell (207)925-3135 Mike. RIFLE stock replacement for Ruger 10-22, leather black synthetic factory unit, easy installation $29 (603)491-7017. ROOF/ Gutter Deicer CableEasy heat ADKS-1000, 200’ $100. (2) ADKS-500 100’ $50 ea. In box, never used. (207)831-0050.

AMAZING Beautiful queen or full pillow top mattress set only $249. See ad under “furniture”.

SET of Ping irons, excellent condition, 3-w, steel shafts, $150/obo. Ping Zing woods, 2, 3 with graphite shafts $150. (603)466-2223.

ARIENS 5 hp single stage snowblower, new $500 used less than 12 times, $150. (603)630-0080.

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

Do you like Variety in the Workplace? J-Town Deli & Country Store is seeking energetic & flexible candidates for Prep/Cook/Customer Service Position. Individual will be needed for Breakfast, Baking, Sandwich & Catering. 25-40 hrs/week Applications accepted: 174 Main St. Jackson 603-383-8064


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Help Wanted by Abigail Van Buren

FAMILY CELEBRATIONS LEAVE HURT FEELINGS IN THEIR WAKE

DEAR ABBY: My family was invited to my cousin “Kirk’s” wedding -- a small affair for family and close friends only. My brother “Ryan” and his wife, “Dawn,” decided to schedule their daughter’s fi rst birthday party on the same day and not attend the wedding. The birthday party was at 4; the wedding at 6. The locations were an hour apart. We attended the birthday celebration and left early to get to the wedding on time, as did Mom and Dad. As a gift, we chipped in to get Kirk and his bride, “Kallie,” an upgrade on their cruise cabin. They loved it. Ryan and Dawn contributed as well. The bridal couple asked that, since Ryan and Dawn didn’t attend, I thank them -- although they planned to send written formal thank-yous after their honeymoon. I called Ryan the next day to tell him Kirk and Kallie were appreciative, the wedding and reception were beautiful, and they were missed. Six weeks have passed and my brother and sister-in-law refuse to speak to me. I learned they felt the phone call I placed after the wedding was “inappropriate.” I was “throwing the wedding in their faces” and “had no right” to leave the birthday party. I apologized, but they still won’t talk to me, though they’re speaking to our parents. Ryan and I were inseparable as kids, but now what? -- HURT SIBLING IN MICHIGAN DEAR HURT SIBLING: Unless there is more to the estrangement than what you have written, the problem could be that your brother has displaced his anger at your parents for not staying at the birthday party and directed it solely at you because it’s “safer.” Is it wrong? Yes. Childish? Yes. Can you do anything more than you already have to fi x it? Probably not. Your parents might take a moment to remind Ryan that

they also left to attend the wedding, and that it would have been better to schedule the festivities earlier so that everyone could have stayed longer. But if Ryan and Dawn choose to hold a grudge, nothing you can do will change that until they’re ready to let it go. DEAR ABBY: My sister “Mimi” died two years ago. Throughout her 40-year marriage she and her husband lived away from family and barely kept in touch, although we were close while growing up. Since her death, my husband and I have tried to keep in touch with her husband, “Clint.” The problem is, when I call him, all he talks about is the past, when we were all in school. That’s OK, but it invariably has some kind of sexual overtone -- about what I wore or did as a teen. I have tried redirecting the conversation to Mimi -- anything -- to no avail. Now I’m wondering if my sister kept Clint away from the family for a reason. He was always like this to a degree, but it was under more control when she was alive. What do I do when the conversation heads in this direction? I don’t want to lose contact with him and their children. -- UNCOMFORTABLE IN NEW MEXICO DEAR UNCOMFORTABLE: The next time it happens, tell Clint in plain English that he’s making you uncomfortable and tell him to quit dwelling on the past because it’s boring. If that doesn’t discourage him, call him only with your husband on another extension. And as to staying in contact with your sister’s children -- if their parents were married for 40 years, they are adults now. Contact them directly and let them know you care about them and want them to be a part of your lives because you are all family.

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

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Help Wanted

by Gary Trudeau

Help Wanted

FULL-TIME POSITION IN ENERGY CONSERVATION.

Tri-County CAP’s Weatherization Program has an immediate opening for a Weatherization Worker. Based in Tamworth, NH, full-time, year-round, excellent benefits. Construction skills helpful, training in technical skills provided.

For an application form call: 1-800-552-4617. Or email: resource@tccap.org with “Wx Position” in the subject line. Or send a resume to: TCCAP - Wx Position, PO Box 367, Berlin, NH 03570 TCCAP is an equal opportunity employer.

TOWN OF JACKSON Selectmen’s Office Office Assistant/Receptionist Immediate part-time, year round position available Mon. 8:30a.m. through Thurs. 4:30p.m. Seeking career-oriented office assistant/receptionist, proficient in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and QuickBooks. Responsibilities include but not limited to financial accounting, customer services and general municipal office administration. Looking for highly motivated, detail oriented individual with strong organizational and communication skills. Position requires multi-tasking and excellent customer relation skills. Salary commensurate with experience and benefits include paid vacation, holidays and sick time.

Help Wanted

Help Wanted

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

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

TRI-COUNTY CAP/HEAD START HAS THE FOLLOWING OPENING FOR THE OSSIPEE PROGRAM. ASSOCIATE COMBO TEACHER: Applicant must currently have a CDA, Associates or Bachelors degree or be enrolled in a program leading to one of these credentials. Applicant must also currently have nine credits in ECE, 3 of which must be in Child Growth & Development. This is a full-time 33 hrs/wk for a 37 wk/yr benefited position. Medical and dental benefits after 90 days & paid school vacations and sick leave as accrued. Salary is $9.96-10.63/hr depending on degree. If interested, please send a letter of introduction, transcripts and resume postmarked by March 8, 2011 to:

To apply, please submit a letter of interest and resume by March 14th to:

TRI-COUNTY HEAD START 610 SULLIVAN ST., BERLIN, NH 03570

Town of Jackson, PO Box 268 Jackson, NH 03846 or email to: townadmin@jackson-nh.org

Head Start is an EOE

Help Wanted LINCARE

Leading national respiratory company seeks

Caring Service Representative Service patients in their home for oxygen and equipment needs. Warm personalities, age 21+, who can lift up to 120 lbs should apply. CDL w/ DOT a plus or obtainable. Growth opportunities are excellent. Drug-free workplace. Send resumes attn: Human Resources, 234 White Mountain Highway, Conway, NH 03818 or Fax: (603)447-3698. EOE.

Registered Nurse Medical Home Medical Home Registered Nurse position available to work 40 hours per week. Full time benefits are available. The Medical Home Registered Nurse will collaborate with medical staff to identify patients that require on-going coordination of services. Will also assist with patient case management, care plans, utilization reviews and patient satisfaction. The Medical Home Registered Nurse will oversee and integrate Medical Home with the following programs: Maternal & Child Health, Family Planning, Prenatal, STD/HIV, Behavioral Health and Infant Massage. Flexibility and desire to work in a fast paced medical office environment. Must have an active RN license in the state of New Hampshire. Please submit cover letter and resume by February 18, 2011 to: Human Resources Department Coos County Family Health Services 54 Willow Street, Berlin, NH 03570 For more information contact HR@ccfhs.org. An Equal Opportunity Employer


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Help Wanted

Help Wanted

Currently looking for Ski School Instructors for February Vacation week through season’s end. Good skiing and riding skills please. Benefits: Free Skiing. Please call us at (603)383-4490 and ask for April or Jim for more information or stop by our ski school office this weekend. No appointment necessary

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Looking To Rent

COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL OIL / L.P.G BURNER TECH

THE PENGUIN Year Round Position

Local company looking for an individual with a minimum of 5 years experience in the service industry. This individual must have a current License and/ or Certifications, valid driver’s license with a good driving record. Must be able to take after hour’s calls, work with customers and others. Federal Piping Company, Inc. is a drug free workplace. E.O.E If interested, please call 1-800-924-5826, ask for Service Manager, David Boyd.

20-25 hours. Join our growing business in North Conway Village. Looking for friendly, professional and outgoing person with strong computer skills. Nights/ weekends a must. (603)356-7600.

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

COUNTER H ELP WANTED , F ULL/ PART TIME Inquire at Elvios Pizzeria, 2888 White Mountain Highway, North Conway.

WANTED Driver with Cargo van or pickup with cab (no SUVs) for vacation coverage, possibly other. Write: PO Box 51, Porter, ME 04068. Should live in Conway or Fryeburg area. WANTED: Housekeeper, weekends + call-ins, Eastern Inns, easterninns@gmail.com, 603-356-3750.

Home Improvements 1 CALL DOES IT ALL

FAMOUS Footwear Outlet: Now accepting online applications for Full time Assistant Manger. Benefits available. Apply at www.Qhire.net/brown.

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.

Grounds Maintenance

Affordable Handyman

Trimming of field edges/ lawn mowing. Help with maple, haying, cord wood -chain saw and tractor experience needed. Carpentry and mechanical skills required. $9/hr, 40 hrs/week M-F. March through October (possibly November). Drivers license/ references required. Contact Scott 323-7305 Tamworth.

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

HOUSEKEEPER needed part time at the Yankee Clipper Inn. Holidays and weekends a must. Apply between 10am-2pm. No phone calls. HOUSEKEEPER- Year round po sition, benefits. Experience preferred. Apply in person at Merrill Farm Resort, 428 White Mt. Hwy. (603)447-3866.

HOUSEKEEPING FT & PT YEAR ROUND

AM BUILDERS Full service contractor. All types roofing, siding, decks, remodeling, new homes and garages. (603)323-7519 View our website: www.AddisonMasonBuilders.com ERIC J. Holden Painting also light Carpentry, drywall, water damage, free estimates, great rates. (603)452-8032.

Home Works Remodelers All phases of construction, from repairs to complete homes. “Building on reputation” (603)455-7115, (603)447-2402, homwrksrem@yahoo.com.

Interviewing for year round position in a high end, quiet, adult Inn. We enjoy a small, efficient, reliable staff. Apply in person at the Snowflake Inn, Jackson Village.

NEW Homes Garages Decks Remodeling, Roofing, 30yrs experience, fully insured. Jeff (207)583-6577, cell (207)890-7022.

MACHINIST/ TOOLMAKER

All aspects of roof repair! Entire roofs to small leaks, shingles, steel or flat roofs. Call Mike Lyons, a fully insured professional, serving MWV (603)370-7769.

Full-time position making models, tools, special equipment, etc. Experience required. Send resume to: Dearbon Bortec, Inc., PO Box 310, Fryeburg, ME 04037. PART Time Prep Cook Wanted. Apply or call Maestro’s Restaurant (603)356-8790. PART TIME SALES- If you are a high energy person who loves running, cycling and the outdoors, please consider joining the Pearl Izumi Team. We are looking for outstanding hourly associates with experience in retail and/ or the outdoor industry. Our Store Team Members love working with our customers and outfitting them in the technical gear that makes them feel and perform like winners. For more info call 356-5183 or email tjerome@pearlizumi.com. PT Personal Care Attendant to work with an active, outdoor-loving young boy in the central Carroll County area. 10 hrs/week during the school year and 15 hrs/week during vacations. Experience working with seizures preferred. Send resume plus three letters of reference to Mary Ellen Cade, Northern Human Services, 87 Washington St., Conway, NH 0 3 8 1 8 , o r mecade@northernhs.org EOE Position requires valid driver’s license, proof of adequate auto insurance, and driver’s and criminal background checks. (036).

ROOF SHOVELERS N EEDED

ROOF WORK

SISTERZ SALON

Buy • Sell • Trade www.motoworks.biz

GOT SNOW?

BARTLETT House: 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, built 2004. Granite countertops, large kitchen, economical radiant heat, low Bartlett taxes. $199,000. (603)387-5724. DEVELOPERS/ Investors: Mountain Vista 40/arce ranch in Growth area, Kingman, Arizona. 1 bed home w/ Steelmaster plus GM custom cruiser. $350,000./obo. 603-733-6505.

Real Estate, Time Share RCI Time share at Eastern Slope Inn, week #6. $4500. 617-997-3414. Or email: rdm24@comcast.net.

GUITAR LESSONS

Learn to teach English as a second language and/ or learn Spanish in beautiful, eco friendly Costa Rica. Visit our web-site: globaltesolcostarica.com.

Land 2 lots: Panoramic view from Cranmore to Pleasant Mountain. Near National forest at foot of Evans Notch. Frontage on 113 north. $50,000 each. Call Jim Layne (207)935-3777.

HYPNOSIS for habit change, stress, regression. Michael Hathaway, DCH, certified hypnotherapist. Madison 367-8851. www.whitemountainhypnosiscenter.com.

J & R ROOF SHOVELING & Decks. (603)383-7052.

Please

call

KEN White- Roof shoveling, paths to fuel tanks, etc. Ice jam solutions. Insured (603)539-1755, (603)733-8828.

KEN’S ROOF SHOVELING Roofs, decks, sidewalks, walkways, plowing, etc. (603)986-2458.

LOADER WORK

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

25 years experience. Residential & commercial. Affordable rates. Licensed & insured. (603)706-5183.

Roommate Wanted FRYEBURG- one bedroom, 1-2 people, shared kitchen, bath, laundry. All utilities included, $150/wk. (207)935-7965. NORTH Conway room. Great location, include w/d, cable, electric and heat. $375/mo. (603)356-2827.

Services

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

Will shovel roofs & decks. Plowing. Insured. Call Corey at 986-6251.

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

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

Carl & Dixie Lea 447- 3711 ~ credit cards accepted ~ ~ Est 1990 ~

Real Estate ATTITASH Grand Summit Resort Quartershare 1 BR, 2 BA condo ski in/ out access. Healthclub, restaurant, year round outdoor pool. Vacation, rental, or trade. Was $48,000. Buy now for $24,999! 978-834-6764 lizstotz@comcast.net.

Regrouting to bathroom remodeling. Ask about free grout sealing. American Pride Tile. (603)452-8181.

TILE INSTALLATIONS

Vacation Rentals Private Homes Offices 24/7 Snow Shoveling

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

ROOMMATE wanted to share large new home in Center Conway. Unfurnished private living room & bedroom, bath, shared kitchen. All utilities included, no pets, no smoking $500/mo. Avail. 3/1. (603)447-6444, or (603)986-4965.

#1 SANDY'S CLEANING Private, seasonal homes, rentals, commercial, construction cleaning. Security checks, maintenance. 30 years serving the valley. (603)383-9342. A Plus Roof Shoveling. Plowing, interior, exterior clean ups, home maintenance. Very reasonable. Rob, (603)203-1816.

Affordable Handyman Senior discounts, interior/ exterior painting, windows, sheetrock, carpentry. Insured. Gary (603)356-3301. ALEXANDER Painting & Repair over 25 years experience. All painting needs. Bill Alexander 603-662-5465. ALWAYS Sparkle & Shine cleaning service. Immaculate. Excellent references. Will barter Call Valerie (603)662-9334.

CENTER Conway. Location, Location, Location! Jct. of 302 and 113. 78 acres. $299,000. 603-367-8054.

BIZEE B EE HOME SERVICES Professional Residential & Vacation House Cleaning, Laundry, Trash Removal & So Much More. (603)447-5233 www.bizeebeeservices.com

STUNNING Mt. side view lot in Bartlett, overlooks Attitash. Septic and utilities in place. Appraised at $250k, asking $169k quick sale. (603)387-6393.

EARLY Spring cleaning special. 50% off PC tune-up & cleaning with ad. Northland Computer Care. 1016 Rt.16 Ossipee. Expires 04/01/11.

(207)935-3051.

Hair Stylist position. $25/day, full & part-time available. FMI (603)733-5305.

Motorcycles 2000 Harley Soft tail standard $7000/firm (603)662-3216.

Services Cleaning & More

PAY LESS PLUMBING

PEREIRA’S Perfection- Residential and commercial cleaning. Spring, Fall cleanings, yard maintenance. Fully insured. (603)973-4230. PERSONAL care assistant, respite care, full-time, part-time days, nights, and fill-in. 25 years experience. 207-807-1011.

PLOWING, SANDING & ROOF SHOVELING Fully insurded. Accepting MasterCard/ Visa. Serving Conway and surrounding towns. Call (603)447-9011. Other services available. www.tpm-nh.com.

PLOWING, SHOVELING roof shoveling and other odds & ends. Bartlett, Jackson & North Conway. Call Tom (603)662-6373. Free estimates.

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

ROOF SHOVELING and decks. Fast & thorough, reasonable rates. Call Jeff Emery (603)356-4414, (603)986-1609 (cell). ROOF Shoveling and Snow blowing. Conway area. Please call Pete at (603)733-7835.

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

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

ROOF SHOVELING plowing, sanding, loader work. Limmer Landscaping(603)383-6466.

ROOF SHOVELING Residential & Commercial. www.rwnpropertyservices.com 356-4759.

ROOF SNOW REMOVAL Reasonable rates. Plus odd jobs! Phone (603)986-5284. Conway, Freedom & Madison area.


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Services ROOF SHOVELING SNOW PLOWING Fully insured Madison to Jackson A. Jay Van Dyne Contracting www.vandynecarpentry.com

(603)662-7388 RWN P ROPERTY S ERVICES, I NC . Snow services, loader work, shoveling, plowing. www.rwnpropertyservices.com (603)356-4759.

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

SNOWPLOWING Shoveling & Sanding. Do-list! Property maintenance. Bartlett & Conway area. Year-round maintenance. (603)452-8929.

STEBBINS BUILDING

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

All aspects of Building/ Remodeling/ Repair. No job too small. Also, roof shoveling & snowblowing services available. Insured, free estimates. Conway area. (603)733-7835.

TIRED OF SHOVELING? Stay in where it’s warm & comfy while I plow your driveway. Reliable & on time for over 30 years. Call for free estimate. Conway area. Cell: (603)662-6062.

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

WE SPECIALIZE in real estate clean outs, demolition of old structures, and much more. (603)455-2590

Snowmobiles 2002 Ski-Doo MXZX-440, race sled, $2500, 603-326-3263. 2004 MXZX SP Rev Renegade. Special order, rare sled, mint condition. 2,900 miles, elec. start, reverse, too many extras to list. $3900/obo (603)651-8510. 2005 Skidoo GTX800, 2200 miles, electric start/ reverse. Always garaged. $5500/obo. (603)539-5480. 2009 Yamaha Venture Lite 2 up 4 cycle 200 mi. with single trailer $7200 (603)694-2086. POLARIS Snowmobiles: 2004 XC 800, 2500 miles, $2500. 2004 550 Touring, 1050 miles, $2500. 2004 550 Classic, 1000 miles $1600. 2003 Classic, 1700 miles $1200. (603)662-8268.

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

Storage Space

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. CONFERENCE table with chairs, preferably eight. Send photo and description to mark@conwaydailysun.com DO you have furniture and decorative items you no longer need? Newall Interiors is accepting consigment of quality "previously enjoyed" furniture and decorative accessories. Please call 323-8900 for more info.

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

JUNK VEHICLES Paying cash for junk vehicles. FMI call Joe (207)712-6910.

COMMERCIAL storage units, centrally located in North Conway, ideal for small business. Call Roger (603)452-8888. EAST Wakefield- Rt153- Located close to both Belleau and Province Lakes. Self storage units available 5x10, 10x10, & 10x25. 24 hour easy access. Call (603)539-5577.

FREE UHAUL TRUCK With move in. Climate Control Storage available. 5x5s all the way up to 10x30s for all your storage needs. Visit East Conway Self Storage 819 East Conway Road. (603)356-8493. FREEDOM Storage. 5x5, 5x10, 10X10, 10X20, 20X25. We rent for less, Rte. 25. 603-651-7476.

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

MEISTERS from page 12

Storage Space JB Self Storage- Rt5 Lovell, 10x20, 10x24, 10x30, secure, dry, 24hr access. (207)925-3045.

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PUBLIC NOTICE LINDERHOF PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION PROPERTY OPERATIONS REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL/BIDS Linderhof Property Owners Association (“LPOA”) is seeking proposals for our 376 member resort for an Operations Supervisor. This recently redesigned opportunity is ideal for property management companies. The responsibilities of the Operations Supervisor and the terms under which LPOA proposes to contract for such services are set forth in the proposed Operations Supervisor Contract, a copy of which may be obtained from LPOA’s administrator, Christine Conti, at contini2@myfairpoint.net or 383-0837. All proposals are to be submitted per the proposed Contract and with two alternative bids; one for all services in the proposed Operations Supervisor Contract and the other for all services except those set forth under Paragraph I (A) (Trash) of the proposed Contract. No other variations or modifications of the proposed Contract are permitted. All bids, together with documentation establishing the prior experience, financial responsibility and qualifications of the bidder are to be submitted in writing and signed by the bidder no later than March 4, 2011 to LPOA, PO Box 1030, Glen, NH 03838, Attn. Christine Conti.

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Kennett girls return to their winning ways in hoop BY LLOYD JONES THE CONWAY DAILY SUN

CONWAY — The Kennett High girls basketball team showed no ill-effects from its fi rst loss in a year Friday at Portsmouth. The Eagles rebounded in fine-fashion, picking up a pair of quality victories at The Nest on Monday and Tuesday. The girls marked the unveiling of the 1,000 point banner in style Monday at Kingswood’s expense. The Eagles, who trailed to the Knights at halftime in Wolfeboro on Opening Night, jumped out to a 13-point fi rst quarter lead and never looked back, cruising to a 71-46 victory. Tuesday, KHS hosted Oyster River (10-4) and current N.H. Player of the Year Danielle Walczak, who beat Portsmouth the night before. The Eagles swarmed on Walczak, who has accepted a full scholarship to the University of Maine, every time she touched the ball, holding her to just 13 points (she netted 30 against Portsmouth), in the 51-43 win. The victories lift Kennett to 14-1 on the season in Division II and 17-1 overall. The Eagles are third in the 25-team standings trailing only Souhegan and Lebanon, who are both 13-0. Kennett’s lone loss came Friday in Portsmouth to the Clippers (11-4), 69-68. KHS was without the services of All State point guard Allie Wagner, who suffered a twisted ankle three nights earlier. Although still not yet 100 percent, Wagner returned to the lineup to face the arch-rival Knights of Kingswood (4-11). Kennett jumped out to an 8-2 lead and went on an 11-0 run (a Wagner three-pointer; a Melissa Frase three-pointer; a Lauren Kidder layup; a Frase layup; and a three-point play from Sam Meader with a layup followed by a free throw), to extend the lead to 19-4. In front 19-6 after the fi rst eight minutes, the Eagles rattled off the fi rst 10 points of the second quarter (a rare four-point play by Allie Wagner, who drained a three-pointer and was fouled on the shot; a Wagner layup; and two free throws apiece by Frase and Kaitlin Taylor) to lift the lead to 29-6. Kennett went on to lead 38-13 at the half. “We’d had trouble with them down there so we wanted to take the mystery out of them right away,” Peter Ames, Eagles’ head coach, said. “That’s why we came out pressing, trying to create turnovers.” Kennett carried a 62-34 lead into the fourth quar-

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Four Fryeburg wrestlers place at States BY CHARLIE TRYDER THE CONWAY DAILY SUN

“I am real happy with the guys. Going to be sad to see the seniors go, but I can’t wait for next year for the rest of them to come back and get back to work.”

FRYEBURG — The Fryeburg Academy wrestling team finished its successful tour this year with a fourth place finish at the State Meet in Augusta on Saturday. Mt. Valley, the favorite entering the tournament, won the meet with 168.5 points. Camden Hills and Belfast, powerful programs from Eastern Maine, finished second and third with 141 and 105 points, respectively. The Raiders gathered 94 points with five wrestlers placing. Stefan Emery defended his state championship from last year in the 152 pound class with a close 5-4 decision over Ryan Grover, from Sumner. Coach Bryce Thurston talked about Emery’s win: “Stefan wrestled a long lanky guy who had a lot of leverage. He was a defensive wrestler. Stefan won when he shot him and took him down. He also had a couple of good escapes. It came down to whoever got the take down and Stefan got it. He wore his guys down all day.” Connor Sheehan demonstrated his dominance in the 103 class throughout the day. He was never challenged and he won with a 16-0 technical fall over Belfast’s Evan Drinkwater in the finals. Coach Thurston has touted Sheehan all year, stating that he is both stronger and more technically advanced than anyone in his division.

He was proud to see Sheehan cruise to the state championship. “He dominated pretty much all his guys,” he said. “All those things that you want in a wrestler, he’s got it. I look for a lot of good things for him at the New England tournament.” Jake Thurston took a second place in the 130-weight class. Tom Cassidy of Camden Hills, warded Thurston off, 5-1, with a defensive style that succeeded on this day. Thurston, who likes to force the action, could not finish on this day. According to Coach Thurston, the outcome might have been different. “Cassidy wouldn’t do anything offensively. Jake shot three or four times, but Cassidy kept getting himself out of bounds. He also took Jake down once and got a couple of escapes.” Peter Bacchiocchi fell to Josh Thornton, from Mountain Valley, 7-4 in the 145 class. Thornton was the defending state champion, and he wrestled like a state champion. Thurston appreciated Bacchiocchi’s efforts against Thornton.

“Peter tried to get in on him, but he was a good defensive wrestler. He got Pete on a take down once, had a couple of escapes, and I think a near fall. It was a good match.” At 112, Matt Frost placed third when he scored a 16-5 major decision over Jason Chase, of Caribou. Frost beat some strong opponents to get to the consolation finals. . “He beat the second seed form the east and then wrestled the defending champion and lost. Then he wrestled back through the consolations. He wrestled real well. He had a couple real nice double leg takedowns on the day.” Other wrestlers who qualified but did not place were CJ Bartlett, Kirk Hubbard, Nate Hill, Ian McFawn and Brady Buzzell. Bartlett and Hubbard, as No. 4 seeds in the west, had to wrestle the No. 1 seed from the east, and both almost pulled off major upsets. Nate Hill knocked off an opponent that he hadn’t beaten all year. McFawn, wrestling at 189 despite weighing in at 171, fought hard. Buzzell, just a frosh, gained some valuable experience. Thurston noted their strong performances, “They all came here to wrestler. They fought hard.” Overall, Thurston was pleased with the team’s performance, “I am real happy with the guys. Going to be sad to see the seniors go, but I can’t wait for next year for the rest of them to come back and get back to work.”

The MWV lacrosse club’s youth program has expanded in the past year to include not only a regular spring season play, put also two off-season opportunities. Thirty-six players took part in the club’s “Fall Ball” program that ran September through October. MWV lax currently is running a “Winter Ball” program Saturday evenings in Cranmore fitness center. There has been an exceptional interest in this pre-season warm-up play with 60 players enrolled, including a very strong showing from Kennett Eagles players. Now, the regular spring season is rapidly approaching. The spring season includes statewide competition through the New Hampshire Youth Lacrosse Association. Once again the club will field U9, U11, U13 and U15 teams. After having a great season last year, the club is expecting some very exciting and fast paced games this year. Successes last spring led to the MWV teams being advanced to higher divisions for this coming season. Registration for the spring season is now open for returning and new players. Interested players and families should visit the clubs website at www. mwvlax.com. Registration is through the website. Ages include older 1st grade (born on or before Dec. 3, 2003) through eighth grade.

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Eastman is conference champ BY CHARLIE TRYDER THE CONWAY DAILY SUN

FRYEBURG — Apparently, the Eastman clan likes to keep the Nordic ski championships in the family. This past week, both Silas and Seth took a Western Maine Conference ski championship. Last winter if you saw the name S. Eastman at the top of a Maine high school Nordic race, it was veteran Fryeburg Academy racer Seth Eastman. That changed this season when Silas Eastman, the talented younger brother of Seth, found his rhythm and started the season winning four of the first six races and fi nishing second in the other two. However, the results reverted back this past Wednesday when older brother Seth reminded everyone that he was the original elite level skier in his household. Seth beat Silas and 125 other Western Maine Conference skiers to claim his fi rst conference championship title in a 5.7k skate race held at Libby Hill in Gray. Silas, though he did not win the race, outdistanced everyone but his brother for a second place fi nish. Teammates Paul Kurnick (11th) and Adam Armington (41st) combined with the Eastmans to score a third place fi nish behind Yarmouth and NYA. Weston felt positively about Seth’s victory. “It was nice to see Seth win the race. He has worked hard all season and deserved it. Though he is proud

of his younger brother, he is still out to beat him head to head. They raise each others’ level and abilities.” In the girls’ race, senior Aslyn Dindorf was the top FA girl finishing 13th. Hannah Plowden was 30th. On Saturday, 11 Western Maine Conference teams traveled to Stark’s Hill in Fryeburg for the classic race. The talk going into the race was all about the course, which included the most challenging trail at Stark’s and the steep uphill known as “The Wall.” This is probably the most diffi cult course these racers will ski in high school and it benefi ts the true endurance athlete and that would be Silas Eastman’s specialty. Silas, the reigning state champion in cross country running, made the course look easy as he won the race, besting the fi eld by almost 30 seconds. Brother Seth finished fourth. Teammates Armington (28th) and fi rst year skier Logan Gerchman (31st) completed the scoring for the boys putting them in 3rd place again. The team was without Kurnick for this race due to a fall two days before. Weston was impressed with Gerchman’s efforts. “He really stepped up and had a big race in his fi rst year on skis.” Aslyn Dindorf had another great race fi nishing 12th for the girls. In a sister – sister combination, Amber Dindorf was 53rd. Emily Powers fi nished 69th, and Meghan Costello 74th.

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