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Budget committee chair Dave Sordi during last week’s deliberative school meeting in the Kennett High gymnasium. (JAMIE GEMMITI PHOTO)

CONWAY — Despite the drama, the school deliberative meeting raised more questions than it answered last week — questions that will likely have to go to the courts or to Concord before they get answered. The budget committee cut the school’s budget by 11 percent a month ago, but school supporters put every cent back in last week.

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Teammates console goalie Jonny Parkhurst following Kennett High’s 8-3 loss to Somersworth in the Division III state championship game Sunday in Manchester. See page 13. (JAMIE GEMMITI PHOTO)

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That move complicates an already contentious debate about whether the budget committee acted illegally with its initial recommendation. It also turned the ballot into a rubber stamp. Voters will have the choice between giving school board members exactly what they requested and giving them even more money than they asked for. “There is not much of an option

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Warner tests film rentals on Facebook Warner Brothers became the first major media company to offer a movie for rent on Facebook, a move that could position the social network to become a force in the digital distribution of movies, rivaling services like Netflix and iTunes. Heath Ledger as the Joker in “The Dark Knight,” which Warner Brothers will rent to American users over Facebook for the equivalent of $3 in Facebook’s currency. Warner said on Tuesday that it would allow Facebook users in the United States to rent the film “The Dark Knight” directly on the social networking site, and pay for it using Credits, Facebook’s virtual currency. If other studios make similar moves, Facebook could tap a significant revenue stream, bolstering its Credits currency as it seeks to create a rival to PayPal and other payment systems. Warner said it might make other movies available on Facebook over time. “This is definitely a test,” said Thomas Gewecke, president of Warner Brothers Digital Distribution, in a telephone interview.


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NASHUA – Admitted Mont Vernon killer took the stand in his defense during his insanity trial Monday. His testimony followed about 2 1/2 hours of emotional testimony from his mother, Tamara Gribble. Gribble returned from the mid-day break and assumed the witness stand. The mother of admitted Mont Vernon killer Christopher A. Gribble frequently cast a smile toward her son while she testified at his insanity trial Monday. She then broke out in tears as she stepped from the stand during the recess. Gribble, 21, of Brookline turned his face from his mother as she walked pass him and otherwise appeared to take little if any notice of her while she took the witness stand in Hillsborough County Superior court. Tamara Gribble’s pained eye flashed warmth when asked to identify her son seated at the defense table. “That’s him,” she said, pointing to her son with a slight smile. She briefly cast warm glances back at her son during breaks in the questioning. Christopher Gribble kept his head down at the defense table, scribbling notes with an over-sized felt marker as he has done through most of the trial. Gribble admitted he stabbed Mont Vernon mother Kimberly L. Cates, 42, to death and gravely wounded her daughter, Jaimie, then 11, during a random 2009 home invasion, but claims he was legally insane at the time. Tamara Gribble, a middle-aged

mother of two sons dressed in a dark gray jumper with a white turtleneck, said it was only after her son was referred to mental health experts in 2007 that she learned he made death threats against her and her husband, Richard. “Chris said he wanted me dead,” said Tamara Gribble, who wore her graying long hair pulled back in a single braid. She said Christopher Gribble was first referred to a counselor through the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, or the Mormon church, after an adult church member accused her son of repeatedly patting her on the buttocks. She said there also was a prior incident at a Nashua game shop where an adult woman said Christopher Gribble had touched her inappropriately. The church-based counselor later referred Gribble to Nashua psychiatrist Dr. Grace A. Tallarico, who informed her that Chris wanted her dead. She said she was “very upset” to learn of the death threats. “I couldn’t’ imagine him being that angry. He never said to me, ‘I hate you. I wish you were dead.’ And I was really worried,” Tamara Gribble said. But Tallarico, she said, was not overly concerned about the death threats, saying “in my opinion, there is no issue there at all. He is not a danger to himself or to you.” Tamara Gribble said she was unaware her son had any thoughts of suicide. But she recounted on incident when he refused his father’s demands to clean up his room and walked out of the house with a notebook.



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TUESDAY, MARCH 15 Chamber After Hours. The Mount Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce will hold its March Chamber After Hours from 5 to 7 p.m. at Poland Spring, in Fryeburg, Maine. Poland Spring is located at 639 Main Street, Fryeburg (Across From 302 West Smokehouse & Tavern). Leura Eastman Hill Performing Arts Center is the featured non-profit of the evening. Enjoy catering by 302 West Smokehouse and Tavern and a cash bar. For more information call Mount Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce at (800) 367-3364. ‘Wake Up’ Screening. The Conway Public Library in cooperation with the Eaton Satsang begins a series of six spiritual films at 6:30 p.m. The first film is “Wake Up” about an ordinary guy who inexplicably gains the ability to see angels, demons, ghosts and people’s auras. Based on a true story, the film reminds us that there is more to life than meets the eye. Free admission and the public is invited. For more information call 447-5552. Carroll County Democrats. Democrats from across Carroll County will meet at Runnells Hall in Chocorua, to hear House Minority Leader and former House Speaker Teri Norelli, and former Senate Majority Leader Maggie Hassan report on the legislative climate in Concord at 7 p.m. For help with car-pooling arrangements, telephone Susan Wiley at 284-6990. ‘Junkjam’ Workshop. Anyone interested in music is invited to a community “Junkjam” workshop at 7 p.m. in Room B120 (Music Room next to the auditorium) at Kennett High School. Tickets are $10 for adults, and free for students, and can be purchased at the door. All are welcome, and no one will be turned away because of an inability to pay. For more information call 323-7302 or email The Arts Alliance website at has a complete schedule of The Junkman’s public programs. Movie Night. M&D Productions is offering a movie and dinner night the second Tuesday of every month at “The Culture Cafe,” the future coffee shop at Your Theatre in North Conway, slated to officially open in the summer. This month will feature the 1941 classic “Citizen Kane” by Orson Welles. The movie portion of the evening will start at 7 p.m. with hors d’oeuvres beginning at 6 p.m. Tickets are $15 to cover the cost of the food. Call for reservations at 733-5275. CareerFest. “Begin With Yes” CareerFest is being offered from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the White Mountains Community College in Berlin. Offered at no cost, the CareerFest will detail specific steps job seekers can take toward re-employment. Four workshops are being offered: “Job Search – Applications, Resumes and Cover Letters,” “Effective Communication Skills in the Job Search,” “Networking – It’s Not Who You Know, But Who Knows You,” and “Social Media Basics for Job Seekers.” Pre-registration required. Admission to the “Begin With Yes Career Fest” is also free but is limited to the first 200 people. To register contact Leslie Sherman at or call (603) 271-2591. Unemployed residents of New Hampshire can download copies of “Begin With Yes” free of charge at html. Click the “ebook” option and enter YESNH in the discount code box.


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Madison Library Tech Talk. Madison Library Tech Talk on finding free eBooks will be held a t 2 pm at the Madison Library. A tour of internet sites that offer free (and legal) eBooks. Call 367-8545 for more information. Talk on Spam. Spam! The Story of a Meat, Tuesday, March 15 at 7 pm in the Chick Room at the Madison Library. Mark Foynes, Director of the Wright Museum of World War II History in Wolfeboro, will present this program about Hormel’s canned meat product and how it helped to win WWII. For more information, call 367-8545.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16 Mount Washington Valley Radio Control Club Meeting. The Mount Washington Valley Radio Control Club will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. at the North Conway Community Center. Ken Dullea, a nationally acclaimed award-winning modeler and collector, will be the featured guest speaker. Dullea’s collection of model antique engines will be on display. Time permitting there will be indoor flying after the meeting. All ages are welcome. For more information call Dave Rhode at 356-3621 or Paul Whetton at 356-2455. North Country Camera Club. The North Country Camera Club meets on the first and third Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Lecture Hall at Kennett Middle School in Conway (use back door - plenty of parking). This month’s in-club competition subject is “Winter Scenic.” Competition judges are Andrea Masters and Tom Eastman. See our website www. for details.

THURSDAY, MARCH 17 St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Celebration. Come out and “Kick Up Your Heels” at St. Kieran Arts Center’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Celebration on at 6 p.m. at the Town and Country Motor Inn. Tickets for this fun and festive event are still available for $25 per person. For a schedule of 2011 events call us or visit ‘The Wizard of Oz.’ M&D Productions is premiering the first show of their 2011 studio season with “The Wizard of Oz” at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students (Kennett High School, Kennett Middle School or Fryeburg Academy) and a “family four pack” for $30. Call the box office at 6627591. National Theatre’s ‘Frankenstein’ in HD. Danny Boyle’s forthcoming National Theatre production of “Frankenstein,” a new play by Nick Dear based on Mary Shelley’s gothic novel, will be at the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center in Fryeburg, Maine for National Theatre Live at 7 p.m. Tickets are $22 for adults and $18 for seniors (65 and older) and may be ordered through the box office by calling (207) 935-9232 or online at ‘Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr.’ Kennett Middle School Drama Club, under the direction of Ken Martin, of M&D Productions, and Karen Gustafson, drama club adviser, will be presenting “Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr.,” a musical with a talented group of 17 seventh and eighth graders. The performances will be in the Kennett Middle School lecture hall at 7 p.m. Tickets are inexpensive at $5 for everyone.

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No Young Adult Meeting. The Conway Public Library announces there will be no young adult program. The Young adult group meets again next Thursday, March 24, at 3:30 p.m. with special guest Chef Remillard. For more information call 447-5552. Independent Film Night. The Conway Public Library offers an independent film night on the third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. Today’s feature is “1981” a coming of age story directed by Ricardo Trogi. The film and popcorn is free and the public is invited. For more information call 447-5552. Rotary Club Meeting. The Rotary Club of North Conway meets every Thursday at 7:15 a.m. at Up Country Family Restaurant, on Route 16, in North Conway. For more information visit

EVERY TUESDAY Prayer and Scripture Group Meeting. Every Tuesday at 7 p.m. there will be a prayer and scripture group meeting at First Church of Christ, Congregational at 2503 White Mountain Highway in North Conway. All are welcomed. For more information call 356-2324. 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. Rotary Club. The Rotary Club of The Fryeburg Area meets every Tuesday morning at 7:30 a.m. at the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Fryeburg. For more information contact Judy Raymond (207) 935-2155 or visit the website at Mountain Top Music Classes for Kids. Pre-School Music, 11 to 11:45 a.m.($8). Kids ages 305 use folk songs to learn principles of rhythm and pitch. Through singing, dancing, and the playing of rhythm instruments children lay the foundation for further music study. Call 447-4737 to register. Genealogy Aid. Ossipee Public Library offers help with genealogy every Tuesday from 3 to 5 p.m. Other times a volunteer will be available by appointment only. For more information, about this free service, please call the library at 539-6390. Food Pantry. The Breadbasket Food Pantry will be open from 4 to 7 p.m. on the second and third Tuesday of each month from 4 to 6 p.m. The food pantry, sponsored by the River Church in Conway, serves people needing food assistance in the Mount Washington Valley. It is located across from McSherry’s Nursery. For more information, call (603) 447-6633. Lunch And Games. The Gibson Center for Senior Services in North Conway sponsors lunch and games at Silver Lake Landing. Lunch is at noon every Tuesday, and is followed by games, or a movie. For more information call 356-3231. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) NH Number 129 in Conway. TOPS meets every Tuesday at the Conway Methodist Church on Main St, Conway Village. Weigh-ins start at 5:15 p.m.; meetings start at 6:30 p.m.

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Kennett Middle School and M&D present ‘Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr.’ CONWAY — Kennett Middle School Drama Club, under the direction of Ken Martin, of M&D Productions, and Karen Gustafson, drama club adviser, will be presenting "Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr.," a musical with a talented group of 17 seventh and eighth graders. In the past, the drama club has done several small skits and one acts. The success of these smaller productions have been well received, but this time, they have taken on a more ambitious play that will appeal to young and old. "Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr." is a kitschy production showcasing the American series of musical, educational, short songs that originally aired during Saturday morning cartoons over 30 years ago and included topics of grammar, science, economics, history, mathematics, and civics. The original run of the series lasted from 1973 to 1985 and was later revived with both old and new episodes airing from 1993 to 1999. Additional episodes were produced as recently as 2009 for directto-video release. Every parent should

from preceding page 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. Community Steel Band. The Conway Area Community steel band meets every Tuesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Ajaja Music at 903 West Side Road. New members are always welcome. No prior musical experience is necessary. Everyone is welcome to come. For more information contact 4475107 or White Mountain Stamp Club. The White Mountain Stamp Club meets at the home of Barbara Savary, at 1724, Route 16, on the corner of the south end of Bald Hill Road, on the second Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. and on the third Tuesday at 7 p.m. each month. Everyone interested in stamp collecting is welcome. For more information call Barbara at 447-5461 or e-mail Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings in Carroll County. Every Tuesday, Alcoholics Anony-

remember some of the classic songs like "Conjunction Junction," "Unpack Your Adjectives," "Interjections!," "The Preamble" and "I'm Just A Bill." Mrs. Gustafson recruited assistance from Martin of M&D Productions to help direct this musical. "I was asked to volunteer my time and have M&D Productions collaborate with the middle school on this, so I had to jump at the opportunity,” Martin said. “I am very glad I did and think Mrs. Gustafson has a great show for everyone, young and old to see." The talented cast consists of Katie Anderson, Sherry Bass, Ashly Cray, Marissa Edgerly, Sara Elsemore, Rebekah Fleck, Jade Grenier, Maddy Grzesik, Jessica Hodgkins, Emily Judd, Serena McHugh, Chantal Orfant, Sarah Purnell, Marianna Robinson, Cathy Sandstrom, Kacie Stewart, and Olivia Surette. The performances will be in the Kennett Middle School lecture hall March 17, 18, and 19 at 7 p.m. Tickets are inexpensive at $5 for everyone.

mous meets at the Conway Methodist Church Hall on Main Street in Conway Village from 11 a.m. to noon; at the Gibson Center in North Conway from 8 to 9 p.m.; and in the activities room at Mountain View Nursing Home, 10 County Farm Road, in Ossipee (enter through the main entrance)from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Al-Anon. Every Tuesday, Fryeburg AlAnon meets for friends and families of alcoholics, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the American Legion Hall, Bradley Street, Fryeburg. Newcomers welcome. Overeaters Anonymous. Overeaters Anonymous meets every Tuesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Ossipee Valley Church on Route 16. Overeaters Anonymous is a 12-Step program for people who struggle with their relationship with food. For more information, call Carol Ann, 539-4471. Strength, Balance and Stretch. Bobbi Brome leads this exercise program, Tuesday and Friday at 9:30a.m. at the Gibson Center for Senior Services. For more information call 356-3231. One to One Computer Labs, Third Tuesday of the month at the Gibson Center for Senior Services. Call to sign up for your free half hour lab. For more information call 356-3231.

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Items that can be controlled up 0.4 percent To the editor: In case any Bartlett residents missed this important bit of information buried in Saturday’s article about the Bartlett school budget, everything that can be controlled in the budget is up 0.4 per-

cent, which equates to an increase of just $800 over last year. Please keep this in mind when you attend the Bartlett School District Meeting on Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m. Kurt Erickson Glen

Should ‘defective people’ be executed? To the editor: Like many others in the community I would like to see Mr. Shakir step down from the Conway Budget Committee. He may feel that the public schools shouldn’t have to educate every child in the community but the law states they do. The IDEA Act (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) was signed into law by President George H.W. Bush in 1990 and was reauthorized and amended in 2004. In defining the purpose of special education, IDEA 2004 clarifies Congress’ intended outcome for each child with a disability: students must be provided a free appropriate public education that prepares them for further education, employment and independent living. I don’t know much about Mr. Shakir’s background so I don’t know what qualifications Mr. Shakir has to be able to make the decision on who can and who cannot be educated, but if he would like to repeal the IDEA Act he should suggest that to Rep. Guinta and Senators Shaheen and Ayotte.

Unfortunately Mr. Shakir’s comments seem to shared by at least one Republican member of the State House of Representatives. Freshman representative Martin Harty of Barrington stated “the world is too populated” and there are “too many defective people.” His solution? “You know the mentally ill, the retarded, people with physical disabilities and drug addictions — the defective people society would be better off without. I wish we had a Siberia so we could ship them all off to freeze to death and die and clean up the population.” I call on all of our local, state and federal representatives to tell all of us where they stand on Mr. Shakir’s and Mr. Harty’s comments. Mrs. Umberger, Mrs Pettengill, Mr. McCarthy and Mr. Chandler do you all believe that some individuals are not worthy of a public education? If not should they be shipped off to Siberia? How about our State Senators Mr. Bradley and Mr. Gallus? Should ‘defective people’ be executed? Erik Corbett Glen

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Never, in nearly 40 years of town and when a doctor deliberately baited a volatile school meetings, have I witnessed such a member of the budget committee, despite the demonstration of discourtesy and hypocmoderator’s special plea against personal risy as transpired in the new Kennett High confrontations. The provocation seemed School gymnasium last Wednesday evening. orchestrated specifically for the meeting, to In a forum meant for the free exchange of achieve maximum political effect, for had the ideas, and for the purported furtherance of doctor’s righteous indignation really been the academic spirit, a few hundred parents, so irrepressible he could have addressed teachers, and students showed their neighhis point much sooner, through some other bors what a mob of rude, belligerent louts the medium. His performance ostensibly cham“Kennett community” pioned the principle that can produce. Given the all children are educabehavior of those who I harbored some doubt about the need ble, which I found parprevailed in the only ticularly ironic because for special attention to bullying in our the educational commucontested warrant article, I’m happier to have schools, but after watching the behavior nity itself seems to conbeen on the losing side. in the bleachers I can see that there clude that many are not. It all began with My oldest and most permight be a problem. applause, as seems cussistent complaint about tomary among those secondary education is who only participate in local government the routine practice of prematurely divertwhen they want something for themselves. ing students to a vocational track precisely The traditional demeanor at our annual because they are not considered likely to sucmeetings consists of listening to the arguceed in an academic milieu. ments of each side in polite silence. Even Undoubtedly there were closed minds on those of us who are normally more comboth sides Wednesday night, but for the past bative in other arenas strive for decorum few weeks I’ve been particularly impressed — which is much easier when we are not with the increasing intolerance of those who goaded by hecklers into unintended digresflatter themselves as open-minded advosions. Last Wednesday, however, the “educacates of all the liberal intellectualism that tion” lobby reduced our deliberative session education is supposed to impart. Except for to the caliber of a pep rally turned nasty, variations in the direction of their political clapping and hooting for anyone who uttered extremism, I see little difference between something that seemed remotely supportive the with-us-or-against-us bigotry of George of their agenda. The applause clearly intimiBush and the bellicose dogmatism of those dated most opponents and discouraged them who condemn every attempt at fiscal responfrom speaking, but when it failed to do so sibility as an attack on education and chilthey escalated their aggression a notch and dren. By demonizing anyone who disagrees, resorted to outright jeering. they mimic the warmongers who so recently I harbored some doubt about the need for stigmatized all political dissent as treason. special attention to bullying in our schools, In their single-minded devotion to prebut after watching the behavior in the bleachserving or expanding the size of the school ers I can see that there might be a problem. I budget, they doom any attempt to address think I can also deduce where kids might be the emerging academic detriments of an learning that behavior. attenuated curriculum. The tone of the meeting emanated from It has been mordantly amusing to read tension between the budget committee and recent laments about the contentious tone the school board. The chairman of the budget of the local education debate. Parents in committee complained that the school board particular have had no historical aversion had ignored his committee throughout the to the politics of personal attack, and in budget season, and the school board proved recent years I’ve seen plenty of them publicly his point by ignoring the state law governing impugning the credibility, motives, or honhow much it could add to the budget comesty of anyone who challenges the increasing mittee’s recommendation. Rather than preinefficiency and ineffectiveness of our school paring a single sentence in defense of their district. That spirit flourished at Wednesday budget, school administrators consciously night’s spectacle, where those alleged propoinflamed that tension with misleading and nents of education lost all moral ground for exaggerated predictions, in order to assure complaining about the incivility of the disthat the meeting would be ruled by emotion course. alone. The sorriest episode of the evening came William Marvel lives in South Conway.

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An open apology to all North Conway goats: You smell fantastic To the editor: An open apology to all North Conway goats: Apparently my comment in a recent N.H. Magazine comedy piece saying that someone who hadn’t showered for a few days would “smell like a North Conway goat” has offended some of you, and for that I sincerely apologize. One particular goat, a goat named Todd James, who apparently has Internet access,

took the time to write a scathing e-mail to The Conway Daily Sun, with numerous typos and erroneous facts, but yet still pretty impressive for a goat. (Imagine working a keyboard with those hooves!) He “demanded” that I apologize. So here it is. Sorry goats. You smell fantastic! Jimmy Dunn, “so-called stand-up comedian” and yes, New Hampshire resident Hampton

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Do you support the $75,000 special article for two more police officers in Conway?

There were 34 responses to this week’s Tele-Talk question: “Do you support the $75,000 special article for two more police officers in Conway?” Twenty-one people said they would not vote for the special article; nine said they would vote in favor of it.

How much proof do you need? The police have shown time and time again through their statistics and their reports that there’s a desperate need for additional officers. We as a community need to start believing in groups and organizations that have our best interests at heart. Should we believe the selectmen who told us a new garage would cost $800,000 and they fixed it for $200,000? Should we believe the budget committee that doesn’t think that special needs children should be educated at our expense? Or should we believe the police department that day in and day out protect us and have our best interests in mind? Let’s support this article and get back to business. Chris in North Conway. Yes, if we can afford the extra police officers we really should, but how can we afford them after the school committee and all those who agree with them spend so many of our tax dollars so irresponsibly. It was obvious after the meeting the other night that they could care less about those with low incomes trying to support a family and keep up with their mortgages so as not to lose their houses. They also have no heart for seniors, a lot of whom are veterans who fought for their freedom. And those seniors now are trying to exist on Social Security and decide if they can afford the higher taxes that these people want to keep their homes. To the school committee and all those who agree with them, by having more teachers and yet with lower enrollment of studies, just to placate the unions who are bankrupting our town, our state and our country, shame on them. Of course we should support the addition of more police. How can you have a police state without adequate jack boots on the ground? A new generation of future criminals is being born every day at Memorial Hospital. New criminals will be graduating high school in June. More criminals will be coming to the valley this summer for a criminal vacation. I think I saw a couple criminals this morning at the local store. I worry that if the police are on the north, south, east, west of the village, I won’t get help if I’m in the middle. I’d like to say more, but I’ve got to check, I think there’s a criminal under the bed. Yeah, no problem having two more police officers. Now you can have Moe, Larry and Perley. Yeah, I support the police in all their endeavors, and whatever they need to keep the town safe and the kids safe in the community. There is one other thing that I’d like to mention is that the current profession I’m in brings me around a lot of those officers.

And some of the comments that have been made recently about those guys, that the town’s paying those guys to look down holes while the construction guys are working, are absolutely false. The construction companies that come in and are doing those businesses hire those officers when they are off duty for safety reasons. And that’s how those officers make ends meet, performing these extra duties when they’re not working for the town. I think that’s a point that a lot people miss, is that the town is not paying these police officers to do these details, the construction company is. It’s like a second job for them because they’re on a fixed income like everybody else, so they’ve got to get the money where they can in today’s economy. I hope everybody will be able to support the police department. Yes, I definitely support the article for two more police officers. No, no, no. What part of no do these people not understand. Can’t wait to vote April 12. Vote it all down taxpayer of Conway. Get your justice. I believe the police department, and our teachers and our town employees are excellent employees and they do a wonderful job. But it’s been seven years since I’ve had a raise with the company I worked for and we don’t get insurance deductible paid and we have a high deductible and it goes up and up and up. It gets to the point that your mortgage payment is going to be less than what we pay for taxes per year on the house and I just don’t understand how I can afford to keep my house much longer. It seems like somewhere, somehow we have to tighten the reins and get by with what we have for a while until the economy picks up. And then maybe we can afford to give everybody everything they want. No, I do not support the special article for two more police offi cers. In this economy the police department is not being realistic to ask for three offi cers at the rate of 75,000 per year per officer. Perhaps one this year and then maybe in a year or two depending on our economy they can ask for others. Carl from Kearsarge. Absolutely not, I don’t support it at all. The ones that we’ve got now are out there sitting at Dunkin Donuts all night, sitting at different stores all night long. I’ve seen it personally myself. I think they really need to put the ones they’ve got to work and have them do their job instead of drinking free coffee and eating free doughnuts. Yes, I absolutely support the two police officers. I think it was clear at the town meeting last week that the people of the town support the police officers, they support the school, and we support whatever it takes in this town to make things work. Yes, I’m very, very concerned with the hiring of more police. More police, it will mean just more doughnut shops. Something must be done to stop this vicious cycle. The needs are endless. Bureau-

cracies always want to further themselves. I would love to see the assumptions in the study cited in the question and see if those assumptions really actually apply to us. I think we need to really question these expenditures, especially now. No, I do not support the special article for two more officers. I didn’t support the $97,300 article. I think it’s just a way to inflate the budget. And it’s obvious from the police reports we get from The Conway Daily Sun that perhaps some of their biggest issues are dogs barking, neighbors being noisy and perhaps a speeding ticket once in a while. As far as the drug problem goes, I see they get $100 fine and suspension from the bench, more than likely when they show up to court. I think the whole police department is mismanaged; it doesn’t know how to use the officers and resources that it has. If it did we wouldn’t need as many officers as we have already. No, I don’t support the special article for $75,000. We don’t need any more traffic cops. We should really size down. Reason: Jackson and Bartlett have more second homes and condos and they have three or four officers, if that. Conway has three or four fourwheel cruisers and Jackson has none. Most of their area they protect and their homes are too hard to get to even in the summer, not only in the winter. The big thing that makes Conway so busy is people from surrounding towns come here to shop and to eat out at our restaurants in the area. The police we have now are never around in the summer months or in the fall months in North Conway at night. So where are they? We need more officers? We don’t even have them when we need them. Talk about stupid. They can’t afford lights, but yet they can afford $75,000 for cops. Turn the lights back on, don’t you think? Absolutely not. I do not support the $75,000 special article for two more police officers in Conway. We do not need any more police officers. And plus, they could balance their budget somehow without having to add on so much money. They were in a hurry to spend the money — money they had left over instead of giving it back to the taxpayers. This is Kate from Conway. The right wing of The Conway Daily Sun has dodged a bullet with this week’s Tele-Talk question. The question should have been about the embarrassing Conway School District deliberative meeting, when Republican extremist Ray Shakir made people in Conway look like idiots. It’s all over the Internet. The greed of the police commissioners and Chief Wagner is beyond comprehension. Every other city and town in the country is downsizing and these clowns want to upsize. Kennett and Dougherty have enough personal wealth to handle any kind of tax increase and they could care less about the rest of us. Theresa

Kennett has a history of being spend crazy. Like Selectman DiGregorio who was quoted in the paper last week that he has no problem with people adding to the budget, these people have gone absolutely bonkers with our hard earned money and just want to spend, spend, and spend some more. DiGregorio does not know how to spell “no.” We try to save money by turning lights off, but now we have these so-called “representatives of the people” saying no, we need to add to the budget so we can end up paying higher taxes. Seems like the only guys who are in our corner are Larry Martin and Bob Drinkhall. Crow Dickinson, who seems in a purple haze most of the time, has never had a financially challenged day in his life and is clueless about how we taxpayers struggle to make ends meet. Vote no on April 12. Beaten down taxpayer. No, I don’t support this article. The special interest groups increased the town and school budgets at the town meeting and many people will not be able to pay their taxes. There has been a lot of either misleading or incomplete information spread around by some individuals who do not pay the high Conway property taxes. One example was a recent letter from Bartlett resident Paul Mayer. He included a chart showing that a $200,000 home in Conway pays $3,744 in property taxes a 41 percent increase in 10 years. Apparently that seems reasonable to him. He neglected to show that if you lived in the North Conway precinct you are paying about $4,400. He also neglected to show that a taxpayer with a $200,000 home in Bartlett would pay only about $1,800 in property taxes, less than half the Conway rate. Many taxpayers, including our own superintendent of schools are fleeing Conway for low tax areas. Individuals like Mr. Mayer, are not feeling our pain, but are the most vocal and want Conway taxpayers to spend more money. When they move to Conway, maybe someone will listen. Chris Perley and the rest of them coppers on the Conway Police Dept. are doing a mighty fine job, but we need several more. That’s all there is between order and chaos. Without them, the town would eventually be totally overrun by punks, pimps, prostitutes, pedophiles, pornographic photographers, perverts and other assorted criminals. The additional coppers could indirectly pay their own salaries and save local taxpayers money by writing speeding tickets only to Massachusetts drivers. I don’t have any more to say on this topic ... but I won’t let that stop me. Conway needs more cops to wage war against the army of dope dealers and addicts that are heading this way. This is Ralph in Eaton. No, our family does not support the money for two more police officers. What does it take for the police see TELE-TALK page 8

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department to stop increasing the budget? The police department must become more efficient and cut the fat. Eliminate the DARE program, outsource the elder calls to a volunteer agency, and stop having officers watch while the DOT and town repairs roads. The police department should learn to work and function with what they have. This increase is a burden to the tax payers. The attitude of our police department makes us sick — this is not Beverly Hills. Municipalities across the nation are cutting back and we must also! Barbara, Center Conway. The following Tele-Talk responses were posted on The Conway Daily Sun’s Facebook page. No way. No, no, no! No! Put it towards the school budget. Take that money and turn on the street lights. You don’t need more police; the ones you have need to step it up. Sure, why not, then put in a sales tax so the property taxes can go down and pay for more town services. And roll the remainder into the school system and after-school programs to keep kids out of trouble with the intent of lowering the crime rate which doubles after 3 p.m. on average. I live in another town and cannot vote on this issue. If I were able to vote I would say yes! Only because I witnessed a local convenience store get robbed twice in the middle of the night. The first night it took the police over 10 minutes to respond. The second time one just happened to be patrolling the area and one of the customers flagged him down and they caught the guy that night. Lucky for the female clerks that were on those nights, it was a grab and run (took 30 packs of Bud Light) and no weapon was involved. The only reason that it took them so long the first night was because they were busy at another call. What if the robber had a gun and shot the clerk and it took

over 10 minutes to get help? I do not want to imagine that ever happening. Yes! And I think it’s disrespectful to think otherwise. They bust their butts answering all kinds of calls to keep us safe. I’m sure some people’s opinions would change if they needed the police! This question isn’t about the school budget. That’s a whole other mess. I thought they were looking for one additional position? Now three? In these challenging economic times when we are asking N.H. families to tighten their belts. Now look who is taxing and spending! They asked for and received their additional officer in last week’s town meeting. To ask for two more in these times is really ridiculous! I do not know a single person or business who has not cut their budgets with this recession. But the Town of Conway and all of its departments are still spending (with the help if a few taxpayers who showed up at town meeting). Scare tactics being used by departments to get their way is unconscionable. I really feel sorry for the townspeople who gave their time to be on these boards, worked their tails off to cut spending. And a few idiots reverse all of their hard work! People, you need to learn to live with less! One was added to the police budget and the other two are in a separate warrant article, so read carefully when you vote. Since I am not the police chief, I don’t know exactly what the police department needs or does not need in order to operate successfully. If the police chief says he needs officers, then he needs more officers. If the town budget needs to cut spending, the last place I would do it is in public safety. Sure we need to learn to live with less, but not at the expense of people’s safety. People don’t appreciate the police until they need them. And calling those who showed up at the deliberative meeting “idiots” is misguided. If people felt so strongly about supporting the budget cuts, the only “idiots” were the ones who stayed home.

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QUESTIONS from page one

for the voters,” said David Sordi, chair of the budget committee. The default budget, normally a fallback option that limits spending, is $190,473 more than the proposed budget this year. “It’s no solution for people,” Sordi said. The fiscally conservative choice come April will be to support the proposed budget, which is $33.1 million — $3.6 million more than what the budget committee had recommended. “They can vote for more, or they can vote for more and more,” said Bob Drinkhall, the selectmen’s representative to the budget committee. The deliberative meeting was dominated by school supporters, he said, while very few residents concerned about about rising taxes showed up. “They just don’t come out,” he said. “I have their support but not their votes.” The school, meanwhile, had lots of support. “It was extremely pleasing to see the community come out,” said Dr. Carl Nelson, the superintendent of schools for the district. He was happy to see the people add back the full 11 percent the budget committee cut, even though it could run into complications down the line. “The governing body can do anything it wishes,” he said. But the Department of Revenue Administration may limit the governing body’s actions. “They complied with the laws but not with the rules,” Sordi said. According to DRA rules, voters are allowed to modify the budget committee’s recommendation by 10 percent at the deliberative meeting. The voters put in all they could, and more. “There’s nothing illegal about that motion, it’s just risky,” said Peter Malia, the town’s attorney. “The potential exists for the DRA to shave off the difference.” To “shave off the difference,” he said, the DRA would begin with the

last warrant article and work its way backward until the school budget is within 10 percent of the budget committee’s recommendation. And even if the voters reject the proposed budget in favor of the default, Malia said, there is a chance the DRA will still hold the school to 10 percent of the budget committee’s recommendation. “It will sort of be a first for the DRA,” he said, since no one has ever exceeded the 10 percent limit, either in a proposed or default budget. But that concern didn’t slow down school officials. “We would prefer to have the budget than the warrant articles,” Nelson said, even though limiting the budget to 10 percent would eliminate most of the special article requests and cut $839,000 from their operating budget. “Based on the advice from our counsel we feel comfortable,” said Janine McLauchlan, the school board’s representative to the budget committee who proposed voters add back the 11 percent at last week’s meeting. “We felt the DRA might not apply the 10 percent rule.” The school’s counsel, attorney John Teague, had already advised the school board it might be able to get out from under the budget committee's 11 percent cut. The argument comes back to the 10 percent rule, and to the budget committee’s meeting in early February where committee made its 11 percent cut recommendation. If the budget committee was aiming for a 1 percent cut and instead trimmed 11 percent assuming voters would add back 10 “the court has said they’re not doing their job,” Teague said. He’d watched the video of the meeting, he said, and “it seemed to me there was a lot of indication that is what they were doing.” On top of that, he said, the budget committee didn’t carefully review the impact their cuts would have. see QUESTIONS page 10

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QUESTIONS from page 9

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“They seemed to be picking percentages out of thin air,” he said. “It’s not what the budget committee is expected to do.” But Malia, who as the town’s attorney also represents the budget committee, asked budget committee members at a special meeting during the end of February if they wanted to amend the committee’s recommendation in light of the school’s position. “There was silence,” he said. But at least one budget committee member who voted for the 11 percent cut said he never intended for the school department to run on the budget recommendation he supported. “My intention was to find out what voters say,” said John Edgerton. The school couldn’t run on $29 million budget, “it’s not enough,” he said, even though he voted for it. He always intended for the voters to put something back in, but not the most they were allowed to. “10 percent? No, it’s against the law to think that way,” he said. There was conversation about the 10 percent rule the night the committee elected for an 11 percent cut, however. The question is whether the intentions were there, and if it would be enough to toss out their recommendation. That would settle any questions about the legitimacy of the proposed or default budgets. “I don’t see a smoking gun,” Malia said, which is what it took in previous cases to overturn budget committee recommendations. “The key is if they caused a false reality on purpose.” Most members of the committee don’t think that happened. “I’m not sure exactly why the attorney feels it’s illegal,” Sordi said. “We did our job.” MADISON from page one

family is now constructing a yeararound residence there. Petitioner Ray O'Brien asked residents authorize the town to maintain the road since it's a Class V town road. O'Brien argued passing the petition could reduce the chances of the town being sued. "Now we have a private citizen plowing a dual-use town road under the guidance of the road agent," said O'Brien. "It seems like a dangerous situation."

But the committee’s decision did raise some questions. The budget committee originally asked every department, from the town to the police to the school, to cut 5 percent. So why didn’t the committee recommend a 5 percent cut, McLauchlan said, if that was the original goal? She was under the impression committee members were expecting the voters to add back the 10 percent when they made their 11 percent recommendation. Sordi said he expected the committee recommendation to wind up around a 5 percent cut, but in the end the 11 percent proposal garnered the votes it needed. Sordi himself did not vote in support of the 11 percent cut. The committee was looking for a number that would allow the school to operate effectively and provide relief to the taxpayers at the same time. If the school board wants to argue that point, it will have to take the committee to court. “The board will discuss that,” Nelson said. “We have to make a decision about what our next move will be.” If school board members don't take the budget committee to court, or if they do and lose, they will then be at the mercy of the DRA’s interpretation of rules they’ve never had to address before. “DRA won’t do anything until after April 12,” Malia said, so DRA knows which budget its dealing with and which question its asking. The DRA will more than likely get the attorney general’s office to review the matter and make a decision in that case, Sordi said. In any case, it will likely be a while before the final answer comes down, and it won’t be a decision Conway voters get to make. In his presentation, O'Brien said the town has accepted similar roads. He said the cost of plowing the road has been estimated $1,600 per year but the cost of liability is unknown. The town already plows similar roads, O'Brien. The section in question runs from Black Brook to the Veilleux's home, which is under construction. Outspoken petition critic Robert King called O'Brien's proposal "premature." King proposed amending the article to see next page

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say it would take effect under the following conditions: the Veilleux family completes the home and lives there year-round; selectmen obtain necessary highway rights; and the planning board approves cutting of trees. "The need for year-around maintenance has not been established," said King. "Until it is, it would be foolish to impose this expensive obligation on us." But road agent Bill Chick said the road is wide enough to plow already — even though it's heavily traveled by cross-country skiers and others. He said there was no problem with having the trucks turn around on private property. A majority of residents disagreed with King's motion and his amendment failed. Debra Noyes was among those who spoke in favor of the petition. Noyes said she was grateful when the town took over North Division Road where she lives. Several other residents agreed with Noyes that it would seem fair to plow the road. A few said the issue was causing divisiveness in the town. Selectman John Arruda questioned the $1,600 estimate given the fact that Madison roads cost $9,000 per mile to maintain. Arruda also worried about safety when it comes to running trucks where people recreate. A yes vote would also open the door for residents on unmaintained roads to apply for Class V status, he said. "I would have a difficult time saying no to those people," said Arruda. "Fair is fair. At that time you are opening a very big can of worms." But selectman Mike Benoit, who lost his re-election bid just a few days earlier, disagreed with Arruda. Benoit said that the $9,000 includes maintenance for the warm months -- which the town already does on that section of Lead Mine Road. Benoit added that a snowmobile trail could be added on the side of the road. What makes the issue more complicated is the fact that the road is used for winter activities such as snowshoeing and snowmobiling. "An interesting thing happens when it snows. The character of that whole road, from Black Brook to East Shore Drive, changes," said resident Jeff Balugh. "It's no longer a road; it's a linear park about 1.3 miles long and it's used for recreation by many people in the town."

Balugh was concerned that crosscounty skiers wouldn't have time to get out of the way of large town plow trucks. Resident Jim Malloy made a motion to amend the article to have the town plow the whole road. Malloy said the town should either plow the whole road or none of it. Plowing the whole road would make it useful for motorists, and leaving it alone keeps it as a park. King called Malloy's motion "utterly irresponsible." He then went on to accuse Chick of concealing information about the road. Members of the audience yelled that King was engaging in personal attacks. George Epstein handled the situation by making King sit down. Malloy's motion failed. Also at Saturday's town meeting: * Residents overwhelming supposed an article to spend $228,000 to improve Tasker Hill/Allard Hill Road. This project will be done in conjunction with the town of Conway, which Madison selectmen said will allow Madison to take advantage of substantial cost savings. * Residents shot down articles for buying a backhoe loader, fire department radios and insulated overhead doors at the fire station. They shaved a $37,000 warrant article for fire truck capital reserve to $25,000. * A petition warrant article to allow residents to remove usable items from the transfer station passed by an almost unanimous vote. Supporters said this article was environmentally friendly and encouraged Yankee frugality. * Early in the meeting, resident Ron Force said he wanted a zero-growth budget. He said if everything passed then spending would go up by nearly 9 percent. Then he asked the audience members to raise their hands if they or someone close to them had been laid off, had their working hours reduced, or denied a cost of living increase. A large number of people raised their hands. In response to Force, O'Brien estimated that if all the warrant articles passed then it would add 40 cents per $1,000 of property value to the tax rate. However since a few warrant articles failed, the tax increase would be roughly 10 cents less. About $50,200 of proposed spending was cut. * In light of a heated meeting held earlier in the week in Conway, moderator George Epstein said he decided to wear a referee whistle on a lanyard. "I would prefer a striped shirt but that would ruin the image I built around my sweater vest," said Epstein.


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Somersworth tops Kennett for the D3 state hockey crown Third time not the charm for the Eagles

Captain Logan Spoor (center) and assistants Kevin Murphy and Chuckie Smith received the state runner-up plaque along with coaches Justin Frechette, Michael Lane and Peter Hall. The Eagles (right) played their hearts out Sunday. (JAMIE GEMMITI PHOTOS)


MANCHESTER — It had to be low-scoring. It had to be close late. It wasn’t in either case. Unfortunately, the third time wasn’t the charm for Kennett High ice hockey team and its fans, who once again traveled well and we’re loud and proud throughout at the Verizon Wireless Arena Sunday afternoon. It was Somersworth’s day and the Toppers skated to their first Division III State Championship in style with a series of highlight reel goals en route to an 8-3 victory and an undefeated season. “It was like we were running on a treadmill all day,” Michael Lane, Eagles’ head coach, said. “You’ve got to give Somersworth credit for how they played, but we just didn’t play our best game. (The Toppers) deserve some credit for that. “For me,” Lane continued, “this result doesn’t cloud what our team did this year. I’m so proud of the way our guys banded together all winter. From an 0-2 start to all the injuries, to come back, get the No. 3 seed and get back to the Verizon is quite an accomplishment. … We had a great crowd, we wish we could have given them more to cheer about, it wasn’t for lack of trying.” Kennett, which was appearing in the title game for the sixth time since 2003, had played the Toppers so tough in two previous meetings and actually led both contests into the third period before falling. Sunday, the Eagles got behind early, were forced to gamble defensively to try to come back and Somersworth capitalized on every opportunity that came its way. The Toppers, who at one point outshot the Eagles 9-0 to open the game, went on to outshoot KHS 47-22 on the afternoon. Kennett’s Jonny Parkhurst made numerous stellar saves in goal or it could have been a more lopsided tilt. Kennett had never surrendered eight goals in a game, ever. Somersworth’s first line of Petter Bulling, a Swedish exchange student; Stevie Wolf, whose brother Phil graduated from Kennett; and Jaret Canney accounted for 99 goals and 232 points on the highsee EAGLES page 15

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Eagles fall just short in the semifinals; Lebanon wins BY LLOYD JONES THE CONWAY DAILY SUN

CONWAY — “Going into the game I told the kids I thought the key to the game would be rebounding and I think it was,” Peter Ames, head coach of the Kennett High girls basketball team said after his club came up short in its title defense Thursday night at Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester against Lebanon. The second-seeded Raiders got a certain measure of revenge against the third ranked Eagles, who spoiled Lebanon’s bid for an undefeated season last year in that title game, winning 59-56 in a hardfought semifinal contest. The girls from Lebanon out-rebounded the defending state champs 44-26. The Eagles are seniors Melissa Frase, Sam Meader and Allie Wagner; juniors Casey Blakely, Maddie Graves, Rachel Miller, Kendra Strong, Kaitlin “Shaq” Taylor and Jessie Wagner; sophomores Lauren Kidder, Jordan Murphy and Lauren White; and freshman Tori Burns. Lebanon went on to fall to top ranked Souhegan in the championship game Saturday, 47-44 on a threepointer at the buzzer that gave the Sabers their lone lead of the day. The Raiders had led 18-5 at the game’s outset. The Eagles had trouble on both ends of the court in the rebounding department and the biggest problem was Lebanon’s sophomore center Trina Scheie, who had 24 points to go with a game-high 21 points in the win. “Really it was just a matter of us not doing a very good job on her,” Ames said. “A lot of her points came on second chances. I thought we’d be a little better inside defensively. She’s a good player, pretty aggressive and she just went to the boards. If we keep her off the boards and rebound it might have been a difsee KHS page 17

Kaitlin “Shaq” Taylor had a strong playoff run for the Eagles in this year’s post-season. The junior was a force in the rebounding department and her offensive game started to come on at the end of the sea son. (JAMIE GEMMITI PHOTO)

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Junior Kevin Murphy celebrates a KHS goal. (JAMIE GEMMITI PHOTO) EAGLES from page 13

est-scoring offense in the state this winter, and they were in top form Sunday. Wolf scored a hat-trick, including a pair of powerplay goals, and added an assist, while Bulling had two goals and three assists, and Canney added a goal and two assists. Somersworth found the back of the net at 5:08 of the opening period when Bulling got behind the Eagles’ defense and converted on a breakaway. It was the first time in eight playoff games the Eagles had trailed. “That’s kind of been our M.O. all season,” Lane said. “We’re great as a front-runner and no so good when we have to come from behind.” The Toppers doubled their pleasure with the first of four power-play goals with 7:57 to play in the period. Parkhurst, who had a 1.5 goals against average this season, made two point-blank stops but the puck fell to Wolf, who tucked it home from close range. “I think we played nervous at the start,” Lane said. “For a lot of our guys it was a new atmosphere to be playing in.” The Eagles managed to pull a goal back with 4:58 to go in the period. Gabe Lee pounced on the rebound of a Nick Massa shot and one-timed a shot home from about 12 feet out. see EAGLES page 16

Chuckie Smith gets a shot on goal from point-blank range but the Toppers were able to keep it out. (JAMIE GEMMITI PHOTO)

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The Toppers answered quickly with a fluke goal just 33 seconds later. Defenseman Austin Siering took a slapshot from just inside the blue-line from the right side. “I had a pretty good view of that one since it was right in front of us,” Lane said. “It was going at least two feet wide, but it deflected off (a KHS defenseman’s glove) and redirected in. That one hurt because it took our momentum away. “It seemed like every mistake we made,” he continued, “they took advantage of it and every time we did a good thing, they did two. It was one of those days. It was their day, not ours.” The second period was filled with penalties. Kennett sent six players to the box while Somersworth had three. “There was no flowß to the game in the second,” Lane said. “We just never seemed to find our rhythm.” The Toppers took advantage of a five on three power-play to extend the lead to 4-1 with 8:42 left in the period. Wolf netted his second capping off a series of nice passes from close range. Trailing 4-1 after two periods, Lane tried rolled the dice offensively. “I told the guys, the (New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association) is not going to give us a bigger trophy for keeping it close,” he said. “We decided to take more chances, but every time we pinched (forward), they took advantage. Every one of their goals was pretty much a highlight reel goal.” At 8:58 of the third, Bulling scored his second, darting down the left side and going to the far post with a wellplaced shot. The Eagles answered with 6:52 remaining. Justin Munck deflected home a Matt Kelly slapshot to make it 5-2. “I’m always an optimist,” Lane said. “I’ll never give up. Obviously down 5-1 in the third you’d have to say we needed a miracle. I really didn’t look at the scoreboard in the third period. In hockey a lot can happen in a small

Kennett High hockey fans were loud and proud at the Verizon Wireless Center on Sunday afternoon.

amount of time.” Somersworth regained its four goal cushion 50 seconds later when Bulling and Jaret Canney went in two on none on Parkhurst. Canney took the Bulling feed and fired the puck home. With 3:08 left, Wolf completed his hat-trick by sliding in a rebound to make it 7-2. Lee lit the lamp one last time for KHS when he redirected home a Chris King shot with Massa also assisting on the tally. Matti Doxter completed Somersworth’s scoring with one minute to play. “They just seemed one step quicker than us all afternoon,” Lane said.

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“Certainly we’re a better team than we showed today. It’s tough when it comes to an end like this, but that happened to 15 other teams in Division III this season. It hurts, but our guys and fans need to look back on what we achieved this season and focus on that.“ Somersworth loses a ton of talent to graduation while Kennett will lose four seniors who have meant a great deal to the program in Parkhurst, Chuckie Smith, Nick Kevlin and captain Logan Spoor. “We lose a lot of characters in the locker room,” Lane said. “I think I was more upset than Logan was. He’s the first kid that came up with me when

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ferent story. I thought we did a nice job on their outside people we just never reacted to (Scheie). “I thought we played hard, but we didn’t always play as smart as we have in the past,” he continued. “We missed some big foul shots. Allie (Wagner) was 10-10 and the rest of the team was two for seven. In a three point game, rebounds and free throws are even more important. This probably wasn’t our best game, but some of that was due to Lebanon.” Kennett took lead early on when Allie Wagner converted a layup to put the girls from Conway in front 4-3 and then Frase scored on a drive to hoop, making it 6-3. The Raiders went on a 8-0 run to lead 11-6 before Meader converted a layup to end a two minute drought. The Eagles got a nice spark off the bench from “Shaq” Taylor, who converted a pair of layups in the opening quarter from picture-perfect Frase passes. Lebanon led 18-14 after the first eight minutes with Scheie netting nine points in the quarter. There were 11 lead changes in the first half. Frase had a steal and layup with 6:44 to play in the opening half to put KHS in front 19-18. Taylor had another layup (from Frase) and turned it into an oldfashioned three-point play with a successful free throw after Lebanon scored to take the lead.



With the game knotted at 22, the Eagles went on a 4-0 run (a Blakely offensive rebound and put back followed by an Allie Wagner jumper) to take what turned out to be their biggest lead of the night, 26-24 with 4:16 to play in the half. Leading 30-29 after a pair of Allie Wagner free throws, Kennett went cold over the final 2:48. The Raiders seized on that opportunity with an 8-2 run to lead 37-32 at the intermission. Lebanon grew the lead to 10 points at the outset of the third quarter on a layup and three-pointer. Kennett never got rattled and showed its championship character and slowly trimmed away at the lead. Down 46-38, the Eagles went on a 7-0 run (their largest of the night) with Frase scoring on a drive and Allie Wagner following with a three-pointer and then a pair of free throws to pull within a point, 46-45 with 1:41 left in the third. The Raiders scored the final hoop of the period to lead 48-45 setting the stage for a see-saw fourth quarter. Again, Lebanon got the jump on KHS to open the fourth frame scoring four quick points to build the lead to seven, 52-45 with 6:14 to play. Frase responded with a layup and Allie Wagner brought a flock of Eagles to their feet with exactly four minutes to play when she buried a three-pointer. Lebanon clung to the lead and again scored the next four points

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to open a six point cushion. Allie Wagner hit a three from just over mid-court with 2:17 to play, making it 56-53. The Eagles forced a turnover and Frase went in for a layup. She was fouled as her shot rolled around the rim and out. She hit one of two foul shots to trim the gap to two with 1:26 to remaining. Kennett thought it had forced a turnover, drawing a five second call on the Raiders, but apparently Lebanon called time-out just in the nick of time. The Raiders went on to make three foul shots, hut Blakely scored on an offensive rebound with seven seconds to play to pull within three again. KHS was forced to foul and did so with 6.1 seconds to play. A Raider missed both attempts and the Eagles got the rebound, but were unable to get the ball up the court for a final attempt to knot the contest and force overtime. “We had two or three opportunities where we made nice plays but didn’t finish,” Ames said. “We could never quite finish in a number of ways. I thought we had some two on ones and didn’t quite finish them off and then there were five or six times I thought we had the rebound and they just took it away from us. “We just didn’t get a big play at critical times,” he added. “There were three or four times where you’ve got to have a play and for some reason we didn’t seem to make it happen, those things happen from time to

time. The effort and the other stuff were there. We played hard and never gave up. In the end we had a chance, but didn’t make a good pass.” For the game, Allie Wagner finished with 28 points to lead all scorers while Frase added nine points with eight assists; Taylor, seven; Blakely, six; Meader, two; Kidder, two; and Murphy, two. “It’s disappointing in the sense that I think we could have been in the finals,” Ames said, “but really there’s not a whole lot of difference than last year where we somehow got through each round. Now I guess it’s someone else’s turn.” The Eagles lose three talented seniors in Frase, Meader and Allie Wagner. “These three have been great for our program,” Ames said. “They certainly helped to turn things around here a little bit. This group has been a big part of our success and are going to be awfully difficult to replace. (Smiling) I think they’ll probably help the alumni team against us in the future.” The Kennett girls basketball team will hold a fund-raiser to benefit the Herlihy family whose youngest member, Bryson, is currently battling a rare form of bone cancer. The Eagles are hosting a dinner and silent auction at the Woodshed restaurant in Moultonborough on April 4. Tickets, which are $50 (cash or check)each are available at Combing Attractions.

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Congrats to Freedom winners in the Marky B. Boardfest at King Pine last weekend. Shawn Taylor, Hannah Marx, Stephanie Krebs and Larry Johnson all took first place in their age categories. Additionally, 7 year old Hannah took home the prize for youngest female rider. It’s time for new artwork for the 2011 Freedom Beach Club tiles. Entries should be done in black and white and can be sent to Dianne Park at 153 Freedom Point Road in Freedom. Get creative and add your art to the multitude of beautiful tiles that have been designed over the years. All entries are welcomed. One winning entry in recent past years was made by a 10 year old. Library news: The featured artist at the library in March and April is June McLeavey, the art teacher at Bartlett Elementary, whose lovely monotypes are on display downstairs. Monotypes are essentially printed paintings. They use oil or waterbased inks to print unique images in reverse and may use original drawings or even found objects that are arranged in unusual and sometimes fanciful ways. June is an artist in her presentation and in her titles as well, so come on in and have a look at this fine exhibit. Kids library group: students in grades four and up are invited to take part in the Kids' Book Club, led by Sarah Groleau. Our next gathering is Friday, March 25, at 4:30 p.m. We'll be discussing "The Ramsay Scallop" by Frances Temple, copies of which are available at the library. The next pizza and movie night is Friday, April 1, at 5 p.m. The movie will be "Tangled" rated PG. The book club selection for discussion on March 28 at 10:30 a.m. is "The Rector of Justin" by Louis Auchincloss. Regarded as one of his D E A L O F T H E DAY most accomplished novels, "The Rector of Justin" centers on Frank Prescott, the founder of an exclusive school for boys. Eighty years of his life unfold through the Pay just $49 for a observations of six narra3 month membership, tors, each with a unique perspective on the man, a $147 Value his motivations, and the roots of his triumphs and TO BUY THIS DEAL GO TO failings. Copies of this book are available at the library. All are welcome to attend. If you go to the Freedom Village Store this Saturday night, March 19, take a seat and then close your eyes, it might sound like you are in Africa. Janet Meyers and her fellow drummers will be performing beginning at 7 p.m. The next event at the Freedom Village Store will be a men’s night on Friday, March 25, start-

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ing at 5:30 p.m. Entertainment will be card games, cribbage and chair massages. The men are asked to bring a dish or a snack to share and their favorite refreshment. To display the Freedom Village Store’s expanding line of frozen food from Windy Hill Farm, store manager Jeannie Kestner is

serves nearly 5,000 students in the Mount Washington Valley and western Maine. Tin Mountain’s environmental science and natural history programs are designed to complement existing curricula in northern New Hampshire and western Maine schools. Programs offer factual information and direct field experience that heightens the awareness in students of the processes that make up the natural world around them. Programs offered in area schools are hands-on involving multiple visits to classes including substantial field experiences. Tin Mountain school programs are offered at half the actual cost because the staff and board of

trustees are committed to providing quality environmental education programs that are affordable. Numerous individuals, businesses, artists, Tin Mountain trustees, friends, members, and staff go that extra mile to make the First Season Festival Dinner and Benefit Auction a success. Tickets are $40 each; reservations and prepayment are requested. To learn more about event sponsorship opportunities, donating an item, purchasing tickets or learning more about Tin Mountain Conservation call Donna Dolan at 603-447-6991 ext 12, or e-mail For a full list of nature programs log onto

looking for a freezer with a glass front. If the customer cannot see it, they do not know what is for sale. If you know of a good deal, please call Jeannie at the store 539-3077. Last week’s winner of the 50/50 raffle was Janet Meyers. Congratulations to the following people who won places on various town boards: school district moderator, Don John-

son; school board: Todd Desmarais; school district auditor, Mike Gaudette; school district clerk, Dianne Park; selectman, Les Babb; tax collector, Annette Babb; Supervisor of the checklist, Carol Stansell; trustee of the trust funds, Doris Sirois, Eric Bossidy; cemetery trustee, Dean Robertson; planning board, Ernie Day; library trustee, Thomas Luke.

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The Planning Board will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, March 22, 2011, at 6:45 pm, at the Town Office, 16 Lovewell Pond Road. The public hearing will be to consider an application for a 3-lot subdivision submitted by David Andrews, off Highland Park Road. This is the second phase of the previously approved Moose Horn Brook Estates subdivision. All interested parties are encouraged to attend.


The Town of Gorham, NH is requesting sealed bids from qualified firms for a building energy audit on the Gorham Public Works Building. This building is located at 24 Main Street, Gorham, NH. Built in 1974, it is 8526 square feet and comprised of offices, maintenance bays and a garage. The complete Invitation to Bid can be found at Bids will be due no later than April 11, 2010 at 5 pm. The Town of Gorham reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

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CITATION FOR PUBLICATION Case Name: In the Matter of Bethel Eastman and Barry Eastman Case Number: 670-2011-DM-00082 On March 02, 2011, Bethel Eastman of Stratham, NH filed in this Court a Petition for Divorce with requests concerning: The Petitioner requests the Court grant a Divorce on the grounds of Irreconcilable differences, Abandonment and lied about drug abuse and mental illness. The original pleading is available for inspection at the office of the Clerk at the above Family Division location. UNTIL FURTHER ORDER OF THE COURT, EACH PARTY IS RESTRAINED FROM SELLING, TRANSFERRING, ENCUMBERING, HYPOTHECATING, CONCEALING OR IN ANY MANNER WHATSOEVER DISPOSING OF ANY PROPERTY, REAL OR PERSONAL, BELONGING TO EITHER OR BOTH PARTIES EXCEPT (1) BY WRITTEN AGREEMENT OF BOTH PARTIES, OR (2) FOR REASONABLE AND NECESSARY LIVING EXPENSES OR (3) IN THE ORDINARY AND USUAL CAUSE OF BUSINESS. The Court has entered the following Order(s): Barry Eastman shall file a written Appearance Form with the Clerk of the Family Division at the above location on or before May 06, 2011 or be found in DEFAULT. Barry Eastman shall also file by June 05, 2011 a Response to the Petition and by June 05, 2011 deliver a copy to the Petitioner’s Attorney or the Petitioner, if unrepresented. Failure to do so will result in issuance of Orders in this matter, which may affect you without your input. BY ORDER OF THE COURT Signed: Wilda R. Elliott, Clerk of Court

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Take Notice that your right, title and interest in your property located at The Grand Summit Hotel and Crown Club Attitash/Bear Peak, County of Carroll and State of New Hampshire will be sold according to this Notice of Sheriffs Sale upon Writ of Execution No. 430-2009-CV00015 issued by the Conway District Court against you. Taken on said Writ of Execution in favor of Grand Summit Unit Owner’s Assoc., with an address of Route 302, Bartlett, NH, to be sold at public auction on: APRIL 1, 2011, at 10:00 o’clock in the forenoon at the premises located at Route 302, Town of Bartlett, County of Carroll and State of New Hampshire. All the right, title, interest and right in equity and right to redeem said right in equity which the within named Brian & Erin McMahon, had on February 8, 2011, the day up on which the levy was begun and duly recorded on the following described property: A twenty-five percent (25%) interest as Tenant in Common in a certain Condominium Unit and Use Period described below in the Grand Summit Hotel and Crown Club Attitash Bear Peak, A Condominium, located in Bartlett, Carroll County, State of New Hampshire, said Condominium having been established pursuant to N.H.R.S.A. 356-B a Declaration of Condominium dated March 26, 1997, and recorded in the Carroll County Registry of Deeds at Book 1692, Page 989 (Such Declaration, as amended to date and as amended from time to time hereafter, shall hereinafter be referred to as the “Declaration”). Usage Code III, Unit No. 246/248, as defined and described in said Declaration, as amended, and as shown on the Site and Floor Plans entitled “Grand Summit Hotel and Crown Club Attitash/Bear Peak, A Condominium” dated March 26, 1997 and recorded in the Carroll County Registry of Deeds in Plan Book 159, Pages 53-65; together with an equal undivided one-fourth interest in the Common Area appurtenant to said Unit as defined and described in said Declaration, as said Declaration has been and may be further amended. The Use Period conveyed by this Deed is limited solely to Usage Code III as described in Exhibit E to the Declaration of Condominium. This conveyance is made SUBJECT TO and is granted TOGETHER WITH the following: 1. The provisions, terms, conditions, restrictions, obligations, covenants and easements contained in the Declaration and in the By-Laws recorded as an exhibit thereto, as such By-Laws may be lawfully amended. 2. The provisions, terms and conditions of Articles of Association of Grand Summit Hotel Condominium Owners’ Association, Inc. dated March 18, 1997 recorded in the Carroll County Registry of Deeds at Book 1693, Page 03, as they may be lawfully amended; 3. The provisions of N.H.R.S.A. 356-B; 4. All rights of way, easements, covenants, conditions and restrictions of record; and 5. Unpaid real estate taxes for the current tax year. Said property will be offered for sale at a price necessary to satisfy the Writ of Execution and all legal charges and expenses. Said sale will be subject to real estate taxes and any liens, mortgages or other encumbrances that have priority over this Writ of Execution, as provided by law. Said property is sold subject to any rights of way, easements and/or restrictions of record. TERMS: Ten percent (10%) non-refundable deposit at time of sale, balance to be paid by certified check within ten (10) days. The Sheriff and/or his designee retain the right to refuse any or all bids. Dated: February 18, 2011 Carroll County Sheriff’s Office 603-539-2284 Brittany Perley, Corporal

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Achey-Simpson Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Achey, of Jackman, Maine, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Michele Achey, to Daniel Simpson Jr., son of Daniel Simpson Sr., of Ossipee, and Theresa Gray, of North Conway. Michele is a 2001 graduate of Forest Hills High School in Jackman and a 2004 graduate of Fuller Circle School of Ther-

apeutic Massage, of Waterville, Maine. She now owns and operates The Massage Lodge in Fryeburg, Maine. Daniel graduated from Kennett High School in 1999 and from Baran Institute of Technology, of Windsor Locks, Conn. in 2000. He now works for Clyde Watson Excavation in Fryeburg and Frost Mountain Sand and Gravel in

Brownfield, Maine. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011. It will be held at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Fryeburg, Maine and the reception will follow in the Natural Resource Center at the Fryeburg Fairgrounds. The happy couple currently resides in Fryeburg with their dog, Saco.

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Today is Tuesday, March 15, the 74th day of 2011. There are 291 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 15, 44 B.C., Roman dictator Julius Caesar was assassinated by a group of nobles that included Brutus and Cassius. On this date: In 1493, Christopher Columbus returned to Spain, concluding his first voyage to the Western Hemisphere. In 1767, the seventh president of the United States, Andrew Jackson, was born in Waxhaw, S.C. In 1820, Maine became the 23rd state. In 1913, President Woodrow Wilson met with reporters for what’s been described as the first presidential press conference. In 1919, members of the American Expeditionary Force from World War I convened in Paris for a three-day meeting to found the American Legion. In 1944, during World War II, Allied bombers again raided German-held Monte Cassino. In 1956, the musical play “My Fair Lady,” based on Bernard Shaw’s “Pygmalion,” opened on Broadway. In 1964, actress Elizabeth Taylor married actor Richard Burton in Montreal; it was her fifth marriage, his second. In 1970, Expo ‘70, promoting “Progress and Harmony for Mankind,” opened in Osaka, Japan. In 1975, Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis died near Paris at age 69. One year ago: Michael Barrett, an insurance executive who’d shot surreptitious hotel videos of ESPN reporter Erin Andrews, was sentenced in federal court in Los Angeles to 2 1/2 years in prison. The United States demanded that Israel call off a contentious building project in east Jerusalem. Today’s Birthdays: Musician DJ Fontana is 80. Former astronaut Alan L. Bean is 79. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is 78. Actor Judd Hirsch is 76. Rock musician Phil Lesh is 71. Singer Mike Love (The Beach Boys) is 70. Rock singermusician Sly Stone is 68. Rock singermusician Howard Scott (War; Lowrider Band) is 65. Rock singer Ry Cooder is 64. Actor Craig Wasson is 57. Rock singer Dee Snider (Twisted Sister) is 56. Actress Park Overall is 54. Movie director Renny Harlin is 52. Model Fabio is 50. Singer Terence Trent D’Arby (AKA Sananda Maitreya) is 49. Rock singer Bret Michaels (Poison) is 48. Rhythm-and-blues singer Rockwell is 47. Rock singer Mark McGrath (Sugar Ray) is 43. Actress Kim Raver is 42. Rock musician Mark Hoppus is 39. Actress Eva Longoria is 36. Rapper-musician (Black Eyed Peas) is 36. Rock DJ Joseph Hahn (Linkin Park) is 34. Actor Sean Biggerstaff is 28. Rock musician Ethan Mentzer is 28.


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OUR hearts reach out to you. Raising your baby in our loving, happy home would be a dream come true. Expenses Paid. Michelle & John 1-877-433-3866.

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AKC Cairn Terrier Toto dog. 1 yr old male, neutered, microchiped cream brindle. UTD on vacs, Canadian champion sired. $700. (207)935-1320.

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CCKC Obedience Classes, Free dom, NH. Start 3/15/11. FMI Kris (603)323-7354.

ANIMAL Rescue League of NHNorth- Cats, kittens, dogs, and pups looking for a second chance. 603-447-5955

Cats Only Neuter Clinic First Saturday of each month for low income families. Please call Harvest Hills Animal Shelter, between 10-3 Tues thru Friday 207-935-4358.


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Conway Office 603-493-7527 Dave Duval

B.C.’s Custom Colors Interior/Exterior Painting. Insured/Affordable Free Estimates 603-662-4301

Alpine Pro Painting Interior • Exterior • Power Washing References • Insured • Free Estimates

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

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Tree Removal • Bucket Truck • Crane Removal

A complete practice and accounting service for physician-owned practices.


Business Opportunities 1500 sq ft seasonal store with kitchen and ice cream take out on Kancamagus Highway. All equipment included. Please call (603)447-8435 FMI.

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


Provides in-home pet care in the Conways, Tamworth, Albany, Madison, Eaton, Freedom and Fryeburg, ME. Insured and bonded. Call Auntie Mary at 986-6192 or 447-3556. DO YOU NEED FINANCIAL HELP spaying and altering your dog or cat? 603-224-1361, before 2pm.

DOGGIE PLAYGROUP at Four Your Paws Only on Rte. 16 in N. Conway. New changes for 2011. 11-12 is for smaller, quieter dogs and puppies. 12-1 is for larger more active dogs and puppies. Playgroups are Free and run every Saturday. All dogs must be on a leash & utd on vaccinations. call 603-356-7297 fmi or Visit HARVEST Hills Animal Shelter, 5 miles east of Fryeburg, 1389 Bridgton Rd. Rte.302. 207-935-4358. 30 loving dogs and kittens and cats available. All inoculations, neutered. 10am-6pm, Mon. & Fri., 10am-3pm, Tue., Wed., Sat., Sun., closed Thursdays. HARVEST Hills Thrift Shop. Open daily, closed Thursday, new hours. 10am-3pm.

LOOKING: For small male dog to breed our dog. Must be good natured, under 25lbs. Pug/ Terrier or French Bulldog preferred but need not be full breed. Stud fee paid to owner of successful candidate. (603)236-2473. For pics: LOST cat, Rt. 113 Brownfield. Small petite, gray, spayed & declawed, answers to Abby. If found call 207-890-8825.



Auctions SATURDAY March 19th auction 4pm by Gary Wallace Auctioneers Inc. #2735 Rt16 Ossipee, NH Gallery- viewing after 2pm. Tons of art from a storage lot, frames, prints, paintings, cut glass, furniture, antiques and more see www.wallaceauctions for 100s of photos, public invited to attendtel (603)539-5276.

HAY excellent quality, second cut $5/bale. (603)694-3702.

LEGACY PAINTING and Remodeling

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

...ONE DOG AT A TIME Obedience training and problem solving. Call Dave @ 986-6803

PET FIRST AID CLINIC March 20th at Telling Tails Training Center in Fryeburg, Maine. Clinic will be presented by Dr. Susan Haley of The Kindness Animal Hospital. For info call 207-642-3693 or go to also_going_on TICA Siberian kittens, hypo-allergenic, dog like personalities, vet checked, vaccinated $800 (207)935-3197.

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Autos 1989 Fleetwood Cadillac. 88k original owner miles. New tires, brakes, tune-up, new sticker. $2500/obo. (603)447-1755. 1997 Oldsmobile Bravada. 142,600 mi, AWD, air bags, ac, power steering/ windows, cruise cont. CD player. One owner. Great condition. Always well maintained/ Oil change. Garaged its whole life. $2900/obo. 603-568-4796. 1999 Saturn SC2 3 door coupe 5 speed; front wheel drive, 2 sets of tires; on brand new. Excellent shape, clean car 34-36 mpg. $2995/obo. (603)447-4845 2000 Audi A6 AWD, loaded, $6000/obo; 2008 Chrysler Convertible, Crossfire, $20,000/obo, 603-449-2164. 2001 Toyota Tacoma, xtra cab, 4x4, 5 speed manual, Rhino liner, new frame via Toyota Recal, 90k miles, $8600. (603)367-4702. 2003 LS Chev. Trailblazer. One owner, 85,000 miles, stepboards, auto, 6 cyl., new tires. Have service records. $7900. (603)447-5580. 2005 Subaru Forrester 5spd, standard, great condition, 190k miles, meticulously maintained, all highway $4900 (603)455-6977.


51k miles. Moonroof, leather, everything. Meticulously maintained with records. Perfect. $18,300 (603)356-9619. 2010 Nissan Altima 2.5 SL 4dr, power everything, heated leather seats, dual climate control, sunroof, 9k miles, $22,000 (603)522-6589. AUTO WAREHOUSE Auto Sales & Repair Eastern Spaces Warehouse East Conway Road 04 Chevy Trailblazer, 4x4, 6cyl, auto, gold.............................$7,900 04 Chrysler T&C, 6cyl, auto, gray ............................................$6,750 04 Jeep Gr Cherokee, 4x4, 6cyl, auto, maroon .......................$7,500 03 GMC Envoy, 4x4, 6cyl, auto, blue......................................$5,900 03 GMC Sierra, 4x4, 8cyl, auto, pewter .................................$7,900 03 PT Cruiser 4cyl, 5sp. Maroon.. ............................................$4,750 02 Jeep Gr Cherokee, 4x4, 6cyl, auto, black...........................$6,250 02 Jeep Gr Cherokee, 4x4, 8cyl, auto, maroon......................$5,900 02 Subaru Legacy AWD, 4cyl, 5sp. White ...........................$5,250 01 Chevy Tahoe, 4x4, 8cyl, auto, white....................................$7,900 01 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4x4, 8cyl, auto. Green.................$5,900 01 Subaru Legacy, AWD, 4cyl, 5sp, green ...........................$5,900 00 GMC Yukon, 4x4, 8cyl, auto, red.......................................$5,900 Our vehicles are guaranteed to pass inspection and come with a 30 day mechanical warranty. In house financing with 50% down payment. Please call John or Michael at 356-5117.

RICKER Auto Salvage- Buying complete junk vehicles and light iron over the scale. Buying aluminum, brass, copper, lead radiators. 323-7363. BUYING junk cars and trucks ME & NH. Call for price. Martin Towing. (603)305-4504. G.P. Auto is now buying junk vehicles at a fair price. We pay cash. (603)323-8080. I buy cars, trucks, SUV, foreign or domestic. 2000 or newer. No junk. Call (603)387-7766.

Child Care EFFINGHAM Daycare in business for 20 years has 2 openings, lots of TLC, playtime and learning. Meals and snacks included. Title 20 accepted. Call Elaine FMI (603)539-7574. TEDDY Bear Daycare: Immediate openings starting March 21st for ages 6 wks to 11 yrs, 7am till 5:30pm daily. Ctr. Conway, NH (603)447-5950.


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

For Rent 2-4 bedroom long term and seasonal. Starting at $750 call 603-383-8000, 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

BARTLETT Village: Bright and sunny 1 bedroom, 2nd floor apt, 1 year lease, security deposit, references, no dogs. $750/month includes heat and electricity (603)374-0904. BARTLETT, large one bedroom, h.w., trash included. W/D on site. No pets/ smoking. $550/month. 986-5919.


ROOMS Long / Short Term (603)447-3858

Center Conway 2 bedroom convenient Main St. location. Nice unit, well maintained building. Off street parking plowing & trash removal, washer/dryer hook-up. No dogs, no smoking. $600/mo plus utilities Call John at (603)236-9363 CENTER Conway motel rooms. Fridge, microwave, cable TV, Wi-Fi, $160/wk. (603)447-3720. 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.

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CONWAY Davis Hill area 3 bedroom, 2 bath house available Apr 1 $1100/mo plus utils no smokers. Call Jeana @ Re/Max Presidential 520-1793 or

GLEN- apt., heat included, small pet negotiable, no smoking, wifi, $550/month + security deposit. Available 3/7/11. Call (603)387-2228.

OSSIPEE: 1 to 3 bdrm units including heat starting at $775/mo. Call Margie at Re/Max Presidential 520-0718.

1996 Jeep Cherokee Classic. 4x4, $800 FMI (603)733-7605.

MAJESTIC Gas Fireplace, wicker set, apt. size stove, mahogany china cabinet, drop leaf kitchen set, various chairs, ends tables, night stands, and much more. 173 East Main Street, Conway, (603)730-2372.

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

CONWAY Village 2 bedroom, new bathroom, w/d, nice neighborhood $800/mo. No smoking, no pets (603)447-2152. CONWAY Village cozy corner one bedroom apt. includes hot water, parking, snow plowing, trash removal and storage unit $500/mo plus electric. No smoking. Pets considered Security deposit plus references. (603)447-5508. CONWAY Village studio 2nd floor, walk to stores, bank, post office and library, includes heat, rubbish, plowing and parking. Non-smoker, no pets, 1st months rent plus security deposit $545/mo. (603)986-7178. 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- 1 bedroom $550/mo. includes heat, h/w, trash, plowing. References, Security. No smoking/ pets. (603)447-6612. CONWAY- 2 bedroom duplex apartment. Nice private yard. Shared shed. Propane stove heat. W/d. $850/mo. Non-smoking. Theresa 603-986-5286. 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 CONWAYRoom for rent $125/week. TV, micrwave, cable, frigde, internet heat. Sue (603)447-3901. CONWAYShared house. $625/mo. includes utilities. Separate entrance, bedroom, bath, galley kitchen and living room. Call (603)793-4127. EFFINGHAM- 1 bedroom apt. Small dog. No smoking. $525/mo security/ references required, section 8 accepted. (603)986-1607. EFFINGHAM: Ryefield 1 & 2 BR apts. Open concept starting at $665/mo heat incl. No pets. (603)539-5577. FREEDOM- 3 bedroom, 2 bath home. Beach rights. $1200/mo. Security deposit/ credit check required. (603)520-8222. FRYEBURG In-town- large 2/3 bedroom apartment, 2nd floor, has large studio. Good references, security deposit. $750+. 207-935-3241. FRYEBURG near schools, luxury 3 bedroom, 2 bath, tri-level townhouse. Finished basement, $1000/mo + security deposit. No pets. 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 bdrm, 1st floor apt. $600/mo, heat included. No pets. (603)356-3658, cell: (603)662-5536. FRYEBURG- 2 bedroom ranch, $850/mo., close to town and schools. Call (207)935-3995, leave message. FRYEBURG- Nice 2 bedroom, 2 level, w/d onsite, only $700/mo plus, references, A1 location. 207-935-3241. FRYEBURG- Nice 2 bedroom, deluxe bathroom, fireplace, living room, large kitchen, 2 car garage, near Academy. Only $825/mo plus. References. 207-935-3241.


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.

3 bedroom/ 2 bath home short commute to Conway. 603-520-1615

INTERVALE– 3 br, 2 ba $1350.00 includes heat. Carriage House with fireplace, garage, views call or 603-383-8000 or

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

INTERVALE cozy 2 bedroom house, in secluded wooded location. Pets possible. No smokers. Available immediately. $850/mo. plus utilities & security, 1 year lease. 214-770-1970.

TAMWORTH: Newly renovated 2 bedroom, 1 bath mobile home, inside & out. Nice area, private lot, 2 car carport. $850/mo. 1st mo. + dep. Reference required. (603)323-7497, (603)726-1935.

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

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

JACKSON- large 4 room apt. Modern kitchen, w/d connection, heat, hot water included $775/mo. (781)789-9069. LOVELL- Mountain views. Spacious 1 bedroom apt. with loft, small office. Includes heat, cable, wireless, trash & plowing. Non-smoking, no pets. Security dep & references required. $600/mo. (207)925-6382. MADISON 2 bedroom 1 bath mobile home, unfurnished, 1 year lease, $725/mo. plus utilities. Security deposit and credit check. Pets considered. Rich Johnson, Select RE (603)447-3813. NORTH Conway 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. 1- 2 Bedrooms- North Conway apartments various sizes, w/w carpet and w/d available. Annual lease, references, non-smoking, no pets. Rents $515- $775. Call Sheila (603)356-6321 x6469 or Jan x6430. NORTH Conway 2 bdrm apt. No pets, $750/mo plus utilities. (603)939-2462. NORTH Conway 3 bedroom Carriage House $800/mo plus security. No pets or smokers. Bill at Remax (603)387-3784.

For Rent-Vacation 2 BD sleeps 6 North Conway Village; 2 BD sleeps 6 Condo in Linderhof. Both with in minutes to restaurants, Outlets and Mountains. Fully furnished, w/d. Call now for April & May Promo’s (603)733-7511 or email Rentals@RWNpropertyservices. com. AWESOME ski house near ski areas. Weekly or weekends. Sleeps 12. Walk to restaurants. (603)522-5251. BARTLETT; 2 bedroom, sleeps 8. Cable & internet. Weekly, seasonal, 2 night minimum. (978)360-6599. SEASONAL- prime locations 1-4 BR properties. Some slopeside units 603-383-8000, email

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


Retail spaces 255 sq. ft. - 8000 sq. ft. Office spaces $200 - $550

NORTH Conway In town 2 bedroom renovated with large porch, hardwood floors, $880/mo includes cable and internet, no smoking, good credit. Pet considered. Bonnie Hayes, Select RE (603)447-3813.

NORTH Conway rooms for rent: Small inn, near Cranmore. Mountain stream and waterfall on property. All utilities/ WiFi included. Non-smoking, no pets. (603)986-5418.

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

NORTH Conway Village 2 room efficiency $500 plus utilities, includes heat. No pets. Security deposit. Call 387-8014. NORTH Conway- All new Studio in owner occupied Farmhouse, private driveway, great view of Hurricane Mountain, no pets, no smoking $450/mo (781)329-5455. NORTH Conway- Completely renovated 1 bdrm apt. W/d, plenty of parking, nonsmoking, Reference required $700/mo. plus utilities. (781)953-9693. ONE bedroom apartment on Artist Falls Rd. Walk to town. Close to skiing and hiking. $550/mo plus utilities, one month deposit. Call Pam (603)630-6227. WEST Ossipee. 1 bdrm, 2 bath apt. heat & elec incl. $795/mo. (603)455-8348.

Call Sheila 356-6321 x6469

CONWAY Village- Reduced! Sunny, bright downtown retail & office rentals from $297 to $793; 445 to 1295 SF. Private entries, ample parking and storage available. Visit or call JtRealty (603)356-7200 x11. INTERVALE, NH Rt. 16A/302See, “Office space for rent”. (207)636-7606. MASSAGE Office space in Conway Village. Table included $275/mo call 662-7823. 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.

29’ camper very nice, cabinets, full size couch, everything works, awning, $2300. (207)647-5583. AMAZING! Beautiful queen or full pillow top mattress set $249, king $399. See ad under “furniture”. 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 BEDROOM- 7-piece Solid cherry sleigh. Dresser/Mirror chest & night stand (all dovetail). New-in-boxes cost $2,200 Sell $895. 603-427-2001 BODY Solid weight lifting equipment. Leg press, Smith machine, preacher curl bench, dip station, lat machine, free weights, bars, etc. (603)323-8852.


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 DRY Firewood still in Feb. $225/cord. Prices look like they’re going up. Get now! (603)447-6654.

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 4-U. Dry ash $225/cord. (207)890-6140. Member of MWVCC. FIREWOOD cut, spit and delivered. 16”, 18”, 20”, 22” $225/cord. 12”, 14” also available (603)356-5923.

FIREWOOD Green Firewood $175/cord Minimum 2 cord delivery


For Sale PEAVEY TNT115 Amp/Speaker Combo Like new conditionless than 100 hrs of use. Was used as a backup only. • 200 Watts RMS into 2 Ohms • 150 Watts RMS into 4 Ohms

• 1/4 inch input jack • Active/passive input select switch • Pre- and post-gain controls • Bright boost switch • Contour EQ switch • High and low active tone controls - shelving type • 7-band graphic EQ

List $659 Asking $325 603-520-4447 GRAMMIE’S ATTIC West Main St., Conway store closing sale. Now thru March 31st. New (used) furniture added to inventory along with lots of household items, artwork and collectibles. Hours: Fri. & Sat. 10am-5pm.

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

NEED Cash? Sell your stuff on Ebay. We do the work. You get cash! 10 years experience. ABCybersell (207)925-3135 Mike. POWER tools and Pneumatic Nailers and many more assorted tools (603)301-1279.

Help Wanted 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! or Call 603-284-7556.

SALON Styling Chair, all purpose, black, new, $150/obo (603)447-5779. SIDE step bumpers for 4 door pickup, flat black $150. (603)447-4845. SNOWBLOWER Troy-bilt Storm Model 7524 $300 (603)367-9008. SONY PSP portable video game, 7 games, case, original box. $100. (603)447-8483. WORK top freezer 2 door, Stainless exterior, 30”X48” $500/obo. Call Rick (207)462-5216.

Furniture AMAZING!

Beautiful Queen or Full Mattress Set. 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.

Free $150 to $250 for your unwanted car or truck, call Rich, 978-9079. 10 drawer rolling tool chest. 2 recliners & 1 wingback chair. 1 butcher chest w/ shelves & much more! (603)986-7207. RICKER Auto Salvage- Buying complete junk vehicles and light iron over the scale. Buying aluminum, brass, copper, lead radiators. 323-7363. G.P. Auto is now buying junk vehicles at a fair price. We pay cash. (603)323-8080.

Aveda Concept Spa in Jackson Village Due to expanding business we are looking for:

Estheticians Nail Technicians Massage Therapists Please call Sandra at 603-383-4313 to arrange a meeting. Resumes can be sent to

or mailed to PO Box CC, Jackson, NH 03846. AVON! Reps needed all States. Sign up on-line. For details: or 1-800-258-1815. AVON: Earnings great! No door to door necessary. Choose your own hours. For information call 323-7361. BREAKFAST/ Lunch Cook position available. Full and/or Part Time. Send resume and phone number to: Breakfast/ Lunch Cook. PO Box 1940, North Conway, NH 03860.

CHEF’S MARKET seeks Deli help. Part-time, weekends and holidays a must. Apply within, North Conway Village (603)356-4747.

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by Abigail Van Buren


DEAR ABBY: You advised “Jealous of the Four-Legged Mistress” (Jan. 31) that her husband, “Monty,” needs to “put her in a higher rank in the pack,” because he pays more attention to “Ginger,” the dog, than he does his wife. My heart ached for Ginger. She’s clinging to the one parent she has left and trying to make sure she doesn’t lose him, too. Ginger and the other dog are suffering from separation anxiety. If dogs don’t have a routine, they have a hard time learning to trust. If “Jealous” wants to make friends with the dogs, she should take them for a daily 30-minute walk. She may have to walk them separately at first, but once they get used to it, she can walk them together. In addition, she should start feeding them. After a few weeks of this routine, I guarantee Ginger will start paying attention to her new mistress, and after a while, “Jealous” will find herself a permanent object of Ginger’s affection. If some chew toys and closed doors don’t improve Monty’s attention to his wife’s physical needs, THEN it’s time to see a marriage counselor. -- MAMA OF A RESCUED DOG DEAR MAMA: Like you, many readers were unwilling to let sleeping dogs lie. They made no bones about offering helpful suggestions. Read on: DEAR ABBY: Many of the behaviors “Jealous” described -- following her husband around and being first to greet him at the door -- are perfectly normal. People keep pets for their devotion and affection, and Ginger is an example of what dogs do that produce rewards for them. I think the real issue is that the wife is concerned her husband is more affectionate toward Ginger. She shouldn’t blame

the dog for doing what comes naturally. -- ERICA IN SACRAMENTO, CALIF. DEAR ABBY: Losing his first wife was traumatic not only for Monty, but also for the two dogs. Perhaps Ginger is more bereft over the loss if she was close to his deceased wife. Animals experience loss, too. Instead of feeling threatened, “Jealous” should talk to a professional who can help her learn to gain Ginger’s trust, loyalty and affection instead of competing with her. It’s possible “Jealous’” physical needs are being neglected because of her attitude. -- JAMIE IN RENO, NEV. DEAR ABBY: Because dogs “love the one they’re with,” “Jealous” should spend quality time with Ginger. Take her for walks, give her treats and win her over with kindness. As a boarding kennel operator, I deal with clingy dogs all the time. It’s my job to make them feel at home and develop a bond with them. Consequently, the pets I take care of love me as much as they do their owners. “Jealous” sounds very insecure. She needs to learn a little about canines to understand that Ginger’s behavior is acceptable. -- DOG LADY IN MICHIGAN DEAR ABBY: I, too, had to race to the door to be the first to get my ex-husband’s attention. I never won. That vindictive mutt wet only on my side of the bed. It grabbed the pot roast from the counter and hid under the bed, and when I reached under to take it back, it bit me! When I screamed in pain, the one who was supposed to love me best yelled, “Don’t hurt the dog!” I am now happily married to an angel of a man who puts me first. No woman needs to take second place to a dog. -MOTHER OF EIGHT IN UTAH

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


by Gary Trudeau

Help Wanted

Help Wanted



Interviewing for year round position in a high end, quiet, adult Inn. Experience and references required. We enjoy a small, efficient, reliable staff. Apply in person at the Snowflake Inn, Jackson Village. LICENSED REALTOR looking for steady income with benefits? Are you amazing interacting with clients, comfortable with database management & graphics design, & detail oriented? Assist a busy agent with all aspects of the business in this FT position. Send resume to Partner, PO Box 671, Intervale NH 03845.


Looking for house cleaner for fill in and on call hours. Must have own transportation, valid driver's license and ability to pass a background check. Apply online at "Join Us" or email us at Fax applications to 866-214-3936.

Looking to hire LNA or HHA for 16 hour case assignment in Effingham area. Call us at 603-621-1411 or 603-491-4454 Our website is

RNs, LPNs & EMTs for outdoor school program Nature’s Classroom. Be with healthy children in a relax setting. Must live on site.

1-800-433-8375 or

UBERBLAST Family Entertainment Center in North Conway seeking part-time customer service individual. Must have outgoing and friendly personality. Must enjoy working with children and families. Weekend availability necessary. 1672 White Mountain Hwy, Rt16. (Across from Friendly's) Apply in person. Ask for Maria.

The leading Resort in the Mount Washington Valley

* Lifeguards * Come work in a fun and fast paced environment!

• Candidate will possess a great attitude and must be a team player! • Flexible schedule needed- days/ nights/ weekends/ holidays • Training provided by the resort Please email resumes to or stop at the Resort to pick up an application

CONWAY POLICE DEPARTMENT 9-1-1 DISPATCHER 9-1-1 Dispatcher - Good communication and computer skills required for high paced, multi faceted full time position with rotating shifts including midnights. A benefits package to include medical & dental insurance, holidays, vacation, sick days, and retirement plan. Applicants must be 21 years of age when hired. Stop by Conway Police Station 35 East Conway Road for an application. Applications not accepted after Monday March 21, 2011.

Help Wanted

Help Wanted



is accepting applications for drivers. Must have clean driving/ criminal record. Responsible for driving from 1 to 4 students daily. Training for the right person. Call 603-387-5157.


Wait Staff, Bus Persons, Dishwashers, Line Cooks for spring & summer season. FT/ PT available. Apply in person Fri., Sat., Sun. at 44 Allen Road, Lovell, ME or email resume to, or mail to 44 Allen Road, Lovell, ME 04051. Pay DOE

EXPERIENCED Home Health Care Providers needed in Wolfeboro area. Weekends a must. 3pm-11pm shifts. Please email resume to

EXPERIENCED part time help needed for Fryeburg day care, must complete background check, call (207)890-5745.

Fast Taxi needs 1 driver with perfect driving record and current school bus certificate. Please call (603)356-9181, ask for Connie.

Residential treatment center for adolescents located in Stow, Maine seeks Food Services Coordinator/ Chef for salaried position 3.5 days (Monday through Thursday) per week. The Chef is responsible for maintaining the food services department to State Licensing Standards. The position requires experience in restaurant and/ or institutional settings, proficiency in nutrition and menu planning, budgeting, shopping and commercial food ordering. We seek someone who can interact positively with staff and students and enjoys being part of a community. Experience in natural foods and understanding of food allergies is a plus. Please fax or e-mail a resume and 3 references to (207)697-2021 or


Fun, hardworking, reliable crew seeking same! Computer skills & reservations experience required. Nights & weekends. Apply in person at the Snowflake Inn, Jackson Village, NH. NORDIC Village Resort has a full-time laundry position available at our laundry facility located in Gorham, NH. Experience preferred. Apply in person at the Rental office located on Route 16 in Jackson.

Help Wanted

Help Wanted

Lucy Hardware, PO Box 810, Intervale, NH 03845 Part-Time Consumer Directed Assistant for a 23 year-old male looking for part–time support in the Wolfeboro community, building his skills while living independently. This fun loving young man is looking for someone to assist in daily living skills. and employment. He enjoys the outdoors, fishing and hunting, going bowling and to the movies. To apply please email your resume to (010-400). All positions require a valid driver’s license, proof of adequate auto insurance, completion of driver’s and criminal background checks. NHS is an EOE. Programs of NHS do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability.

The leading Resort in the Mount Washington Valley

* Assistant Water Park Director *

The Asst WP Director's responsibilities include training, hiring, planning, assigning as well as directing tasks to the staff. The right candidate will possess open availability as well as a positive, motivational attitude. Nights, weekends and holidays a must. We offer a comprehensive benefit package. The right candidate will possess three years supervisory experience- must have a diploma or GED and be literate on Excel, MS Word, Outlook and Internet Explorer Please send your resume to Steve LambertGeneral Manager PO Box 2000 North Conway, NH 03860 or email to: or efile on line.

DEPARTMENT MANAGER We are looking for a Department Manager. This person must be customer oriented, organized, and have a willing attitude to learn. This position is full-time and includes benefits. This position available immediately. Please send resume or application to: PO Box 810, Intervale, NH 03845 Attn: Jessica Spaulding No phone calls please.


ACCOUNTING MANAGER Applicant must have a strong computer background and organizational skills. Experience with accounts receivable, accounts payable, collections, and general accounting preferred. This is a full time position. Benefits include paid vacations, health insurance, SEP profit sharing and the opportunity to work in a relaxed office atmosphere. Downeast Bicycle Specialists is the Northeast’s largest distributor of bicycle parts and accessories. Please email your resume and references to or fax to 207-935-4881 by Friday, March 25, 2011. No phone calls please

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Help Wanted

Help Wanted


WATER Jet Operator: Successful candidate should possess a strong cad-cam background and have basic machine shop knowledge. Familiarity with water jet operation a definite plus but will train the right person. Must be able to lift 50 pounds. Tee Enterprises is a precision machine shop in Conway, NH, featuring climate controlled comfort year round, excellent work environment and a benefit package including 100% paid health insurance for the employee. Apply in person to Carl or Corey at 71 Hobbs Street in Conway.

Parks & Recreation/ Public Works Technician- The successful candidate for this part-time position, (up to 30 hours per week with no benefits), will assist the Public Works and Recreation Department’s in the development and implementation of recreation programs for children and teenagers, perform general maintenance of town facilities & recreation areas including all fields and parks, town buildings, and work in other areas within the Public Works Department and Recycling Facility as needed. Preference will be given to candidates with experience working with youth in sport and non-sport related activities, small engines, landscaping, and general maintenance work. Background checks are required. Please send a cover letter and resume to: Parks & Recreation/Public Works Technician, Attention: Brad Harriman and Peter Waugh, Town of Ossipee, P.O. Box 67, Center Ossipee, NH 03814. Applications and a full Job Description are available at the Town Hall, Main Street, Center Ossipee and the Job Description may also be viewed on-line at and All applications must be received by 4:30pm, Friday, April 1, 2011. EOE, AA

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.

WATKINS Independent Associates needed NH + ME! 141 year company, all natural culinary, home products, earn money, enjoy great discount, sign-up online: Details: (207)890-3688

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


Home Improvements Home Works Remodelers

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

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

Instruction FLYFISHING LESSONS on private trout pond. FFF certified casting instructor. Gift cert. available. (603)356-6240. www.mountainviewflyfishing.c om

GUITAR LESSONS With Mike Stockbridge- Berklee, UMaine All styles, levels, and ages. Now accepting students in Wolfeboro. (603)733-9070. Learn to teach English as a second language and/ or learn Spanish in beautiful, eco friendly Costa Rica. Visit our web-site:

Full service contractor. All types roofing, siding, decks, remodeling, new homes and garages. (603)323-7519 View our website:

MARCH Special 2 for 1 Beginner pottery classes meeting Mondays, Tuesdays or Thursdays 5:30pm-7:30pm. 4 week class $95 includes materials. 367-4666 to reserve space.


TUTOR- NH certified teacher with Masters Degree. 15 years experience. (603)986-5117.

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

Always Ready, Always There. Call your local Recruiter! SSG Matthew Hawkins 603.340.3671

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

Real Estate


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March 19, 2011 at 12pm. Great 3 bedroom, 2 bath home. Short commute to Conway. Absolute sale after $42,000. Tom Troon Auctions #2320. Call 603-447-8808 for details

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

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.

Real Estate, Time Share

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

EASTERN Slope Inn- Pool, new workout facility. Purchased for $9000, selling for $4000/obo. (207)935-3454. FOR Sale deluxe one bedroom condo, week 42, at the Suites at Attitash Mountain Village, 1200 sq.ft. $11,000. By owner (207)251-4595.

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

Roommate Wanted NORTH Conway room. Great location, include w/d, cable, electric and heat. $375/mo. (603)356-2827.

Services #1 SANDY'S CLEANING Private, seasonal homes, rentals, commercial, construction cleaning. Security checks, maintenance. 30 years serving the valley. (603)383-9342. $150 to $250 for your unwanted car or truck, call Rich, 978-9079.

A CLEAN HOME Preston’s Cleaning Service. Cleaning residential/ commercial offices, spring cleaning and providing security checks. Free estimates, insured. FMI (603)356-5075.

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

Cleaning & More

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

Vacation Rentals Private Homes Offices 24/7 Snow Shoveling


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

2 tickets for March 23rd Celtics vs Grizzlies game at the Garden in a white envelope in front of Bea’s Cafe parking lot. Reward (603)447-4845.

Buy • Sell • Trade

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

Personals 60 year old white male, smoker, looking for 55 to 60 year old woman to have a good time with. Go to Bingo and watch movies. Must have license. (603)733-2095. WANTED: Drag race companion male or female. Call Rambo 539-4352.

Real Estate IF you are looking to buy a house forget about the bank! Look what 10% to 15% down with good credit you can buy with Owner Financing. A very nice condition, cozy, 3 bedrooms, 1.5 bath chalet on 1/2 acre lot in Birchview by the Saco, Bartlett for $185,500. For details and a visit call 603-383-9165 or 617-571-4476.

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

Situation Wanted SUNNY fenced-in garden plot provided in exchange for vegetables. Intervale Crossroads. 986-8188.

Snowmobiles 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 BROWNFIELD Self Storage. 10x10, 10x15, 10x20,10x30. Prepay 6 months- 7th month free! Call for prices. (207)625-8390. COMMERCIAL storage units, centrally located in North Conway, 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 MOUNTAIN Valley Self StorageConvenient Intervale location, minutes from NConway and Bartlett villages, affordable prices, many sizes available. Modern secure facility, call (603)356-3773.

Motorcycles 2008 Harley Road King Classic. 1584cc 6 spd, mustang seat, backrest, 1900 miles $15,700. (207)935-4161.


Electronic Drafting & Documentation

HousePlans, Elevations, Mechanical, AutoCAD, Word/Excell From your sketches, 603-374-1852. ERIC J. Holden Painting also light Carpentry, drywall, water damage, free estimates, great rates. (603)452-8032. HYPNOSIS for habit change, stress, regression. Michael Hathaway, DCH, certified hypnotherapist. Madison 367-8851. LICENSED Caregiver available all shifts. Excellent references (603)539-1857. 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.

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

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.


CASH For Gold!

Highest Price Paid Ever!


142 Main Street Conway, NH


WE BUY GOLD & SILVER “That’s What We Do”- Highest prices paid! Rt16- 2 miles below Conway. 603-447-8808. WEIGHT lifting equipment wanted. Steel weights only. Contact (603)915-3338. Will pick up.

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

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. WE buy complete estates- large lots- collections, antiques- estates our speciality- library lotsattic and barn lots. Prompt and confidential services. Outright offer- contact Gary Wallace 603-539-5276 or We are located on Rt16 in Ossipee, NH. Quantity and price no limits- ask about our auction services too?

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