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In sit-down restaurants, an economic indicator

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(NY Times) — Have you been eating more at restaurants with waiters rather than fast-food joints? If so, you are not alone, and that in fact is an indication that the American economy is improving. Over the last year, sales at what the government calls full-service restaurants were 8.7 percent higher than in the previous 12 months. That was the fastest pace of growth since the late 1990s, when the economy was booming. Moreover, as is seen in the accompanying charts, that rate was much greater than the rate of growth in sales at limited-service restaurants. Since those numbers became available 20 years ago, that difference has been a reliable indicator of how the economy is going. In tough times, people may still eat out, but they cut back. Full-service restaurants may or may not be expensive. Le Bernardin in Manhattan qualifies, but so does Red Lobster. The range at limited-service places is not nearly as wide. Americans now spend about $220 billion a year at full-service restaurants, and $211 billion at the limited-service places. (They also spend $21 billion at what the government calls “drinking places,” also known as bars. Bar sales are now rising slower than at either type of restaurant, although history does not indicate that has any particular significance for the economy.)

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Karzai sharply criticizes U.S. over shooting inquiry KABUL, Afghanistan (NY Times) — President Hamid Karzai chastised the United States on Friday, saying that he was at “the end of the rope” over what he termed the United States’ lack of cooperation in investigating the American soldier accused of going on a rampage earlier this month and killing 16 civilians in southern Afghanistan. Karzai had previously dispatched a delegation to investigate the killings in the

Panjwai district of Kandahar Province, and he said on Friday that American officials did not cooperate with the Afghan inquiry. He made the comments after meeting at the presidential palace in Kabul with relatives of those killed. The Afghan leader also questioned whether only a single American soldier was involved in the massacre, which took place on March 11. He said the accounts of

villagers — many of whom have claimed multiple soldiers took part in the shootings — did not match the American assertion that the killings were the work of a lone, rogue soldier. The Afghan leader’s comments were likely to intensify the sense of crisis that has begun to permeate the relationship between the United States and Afghanistan in recent weeks.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (NY Times) — A jury on Friday convicted a former Rutgers University student, Dharun Ravi, of hate crimes for using a webcam to spy on his roommate kissing another man in their dorm room. The jury also found Ravi guilty of tampering with evidence and witnesses for trying to change Twitter and text messages in which he had encouraged others to watch the webcam. Ravi’s roommate, Tyler Clementi, jumped to his death from

the George Washington Bridge three days after Ravi viewed him on the webcam. The case became a symbol of the struggles facing gay, lesbian and bisexual teenagers and the problem of cyberbullying in an era when laws governing hate crimes have not kept up with evolving technology. Ravi looked down but did not seem to react as the jury forewoman read the verdict on Friday. Clementi’s parents and family sat with arms around one another, leaning forward as they listened to the forewoman speak.

WASHINGTON (NY Times) — House freshmen have been caricatured as the face of the Republican intransigence in Congress, portrayed as a diverse and cacophonous mob standing in the way of Republican leaders and legislative compromise. But an analysis of voting patterns on the most contentious bills in the 112th Congress shows that House members of the Republican Study Committee — a group of both veterans and newcomers that meets weekly to hammer out a conservative agenda — have cast the bulk of “no” votes on big bills, including those important to Speaker John A. Boehner of Ohio. The freshmen who have joined the study committee — which was founded in 1973 — play an important role in its renewed clout, having increased its membership to 163 from roughly 110 two years ago. As a group, however, the freshmen are less homogenous and less apt to buck the leadership than the study committee itself is as a whole.

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OSSIPEE — A state representative wants the proposed $26.9 million Carroll County budget to be finished on Monday, according to the county commission chair. On Wednesday, commission chair David Sorensen said delegation chair Rep. Betsey Patten (R-Moultonborough) wants the budget finished on Monday. Sorensen hopes the delegation will also finish the Hale’s Location budget too. During much of the budget process, officials estimated the next budget would create a tax increase of about 17 percent. However, Sorensen said the commission has been able to greatly reduce the increase. Originally, the commission was going to use $500,000 of surplus left over from last year to offset taxes. However, the surplus is larger than expected. Therefore the county can use $1 million of surplus to reduce taxes. Sorensen couldn’t say exactly how much the extra surplus would reduce taxes. The delegation meeting will begin at 9 a.m. at the county administration building. Food became a hot topic a short time later in the commission meeting. Rob Horace, food service director for Mountain Home Community, the county nursing home, recommended commissioners stop providing free meals to county employees who are not entitled to the benefit through union contracts and also dropping the free meal benefit from future union contracts. Horace said

in the first two months of this year he’s had to spend $84,535 on food, which is $3,172 over budget. The food service department has taken several measures to control cost increases. Those measures include revising the menu to avoid expensive foods and changing to a more aggressive group purchasing organization. Still, food costs for the first two months of this year are 11.5 percent higher than they were over the same period last year. The reasons for the increased food costs include oil prices, county employees taking portions that are too large and county departments taking meals without reimbursing the nursing home. The nursing home’s cafe also sells meals to the general public at extremely low prices. For instance, a six-ounce sub sandwiche sells for $2. “You can’t get a sub any place else for two bucks,” said Sorensen. Nursing home staff get the meal as part of their compensation. The nursing home pays for its staff meals in its budget. The corrections department reimburses the nursing home for meal costs. Other departments, such as the sheriff and county attorney offices, do not reimburse the nursing home, said Horace. The commission voted 2-1 to end the free meal policy for all departments except the nursing home and jail. The new meal policy starts April 1. Commissioner Asha Kenney objected because she believes the management of the jail and nursing home should also pay for their meals.

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SATURDAY, MARCH 17 Winter Carnival Ride-in. Scrub Oak Scramblers Snowmobile Club winter carnival ride-in, postponed from Feb. 18, is taking place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. weather permitting. The event was rescheduled from Feb. 18. Freedom town forest/trout pond/airstrip. Poker run registration: 10 a.m. to noon. The cost is $5 per hand. Radar run registration is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cost is $5 each run or three for $10. Machines must be registered, waivers to be signed Food, sponsors, prizes, raffles, parking available. For information visit www.sossc.com. Ossipee Old Home Week Committee Penny Sale. The Ossipee Old Home Week Committee will hold a “Pot-O-Gold” Penny Sale at Ossipee Town Hall. Ticket sales run from 4 to 6 p.m. with the drawing of prizes starting at 6 p.m. For more information, and to donate items for the penny sale, contact committee co-chairs Sue Simpson at 539-6322 or Anne Ward at 539-2696. Winter Farmers’ Markets in Ossipee. Mountain Grainery holds a Winter Farmers’ Market inside the greenhouse in Ossipee from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Visit www.mountaingrainery.com for details. ‘Lucky Paws’ on St. Patrick’s Day. Celebrate St. Patricks’ Day doggie style! Bring your dog to For Your Paws Only today and participate in free drawings and prize giveaways. Choose a gold coin from our “Pot of Gold” and win that prize. Find the hidden Leprechaun within the store and win the grand prize. Four Your Paws Only is located on Route 16 in North Conway. For more information call 356-7297 or visit www.fouryourpawsonly.com. ‘Surviving the Applegates.’ The Kennett Middle School Drama Club will perform the comedy, “Surviving the Applewhites,” by Stephanie Tolan and Katherine Patterson at 2 p.m. at Kennett Middle School’s lecture hall auditorium. Admission is free. Come out and support 20 talented seventh and eighth graders who are involved with this show. Call 447-6364, ext. 21 for more information. Backyard Chickens Workshop. Learning to care for chickens and produce your own supply of fresh eggs can involve the whole family. Co-sponsored by the UNH Cooperative Extension and the Carroll County Rabbiteers 4-H club, the free poultry workshop will be part of the club’s regularly monthly meeting, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Remick Country Doctor Museum and Farm which is located at 58 Cleveland Hill Road in Tamworth. Guest speakers for the workshop are Russ Norton and Claes Thelemarck, UNH Cooperative Extension field specialists. The discussion will cover ways to get everyone involved. Advance registration is requested. For more information about 4-H or to register for the workshop you can contact the Conway 4-H office at 447-3834. Canned Food Drive for Agape Food Pantry. There will be a canned food drive for Agape Food Pantry at the Effingham Elementary School today; drop off items by 11:00 a.m. Look for the Agape truck parked in front of the school. Also being accepted for their thrift store: gently used clothing, clean appliances, and furniture. This food drive has been timed for those who are coming to the town meeting. St. Patrick’s Day Parade. 302 West Smokehouse invites one and all to join them in Fryeburg’s second annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade at 4 p.m. Local businesses, organizations and residents are encouraged to enter. The parade will march down Main Street from Fryeburg Academy to the 302 Smokehouse. Bicycles, wagons, unicycles, tractors, banners, flags, drums, pennywhistles and flots are welcome. Register by calling the 302 Smokehouse at (207) 935-3021 or stop by and say you plan to march. St. Patrick’s Day Dinner. St. Margaret of Scotland Anglican Church will hold its annual traditional, family oriented St. Patrick’s North Conway Village 356-0303 Located next to Peachʼs Restaurant

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SUNDAY, MARCH 18 Center Conway Baptist Church Celebration. The Center Conway Baptist Church will be celebrating 20 years in the Lords ministry. The church started in 1992 on March 18, the congregation will hold its service at the Albany Town Hall, with a full day of events planned. The day will start with Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., followed by morning service at 10:30 a.m. There will be a potluck dinner at 12:30 p.m., an afternoon service at 2 p.m. The special speaker is John Barns. All are welcome to come and share this special day. For more information call Dave Wilson at 4473128. Baroque Trio Project Concert. The final concert in the 3-part series of concerts “Three for Three” to benefit the Baroque Trio Project will be given at 3 p.m. at the Salyards Center for the Arts in Conway. The concert features the newly restored Hubbard Harpsichord in performances by George Weise, Executive Director of Mountain Top Music, harpsichord; Ellen Schwindt, also of Moun-

tain Top Music and contemporary composer familiar to many from recent Syzygy performances, harpsichord; Chris Nourse, of Mountain Top Music, performing on viola and violin; Doris Henney, flute; and vocalists, Mary Bastoni-Rebman and Hans Stafford. Tickets are available in advance at North Conway Music Shop, 2988 White Mountain Highway, North Conway, 356-3562 or at the door. There is a suggested donation of $10 per person; but people are asked to donate more if they can. Additional information may be found at www.mwvevents.com . Lenten Series. The Jackson Community Church continues its world religion study with “The Four Unavoidable Human Passages: Birth/Illness/Aging/Death”, a Multi Spiritual Perspective Discussion Lenten Program. This weeks program will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall at the Jackson Church with the discussion on Illness. This program is open to the community, all are welcome and refreshments will be provided. The sessions are designed where you may come to one or come to all. Paddy O’Paws Benefit Brunch and Auction. The Paddy O’Paws Benefit Brunch and Auction at the Red Jacket in North Conway begins at 11 a.m. with hundreds of items in the silent auction, followed by a live auction. Tickets are $35 per person. Call 447-5605 or go online www.conwayshelter.org and click on the Paddy O’Paws logo to purchase tickets online. All proceeds benefit the animals in the care of the Conway shelter. Party For The East Double Chairlift. Cranmore Mountain in North Conway, NH will hold a “Going Away Party” to mark the retirement of its East Double Chairlift. The East Chair is being replaced with a triple chairlift to be installed in time for the winter 2012-13 operating season. The East Double Chairlift was installed in 1955 and is the oldest operating double chairlift in New England. The public is invited to ride the East one last time today, starting at 8:30am (lift ticket or season pass required). Skiers are welcome to reminisce about their favorite days on the East, take a few runs, then meet at the Meister Hut at 9am. Ski historian Tom Eastman will present a short presentation on the history of the East Chair. GM Ben Wilcox will then talk about the new triple chair being installed in its place. For more information, visit cranmore.com or call 1-800-SUNN-SKI.

MONDAY, MARCH 19 Play to Learn, Learn to Play. The Conway Public Library continues the family place series “Play to Learn, Learn to Play” at 10:30 a.m. for children ages 1 to 3 years old. This week the theme is music with Ellen Schwindt, director of Mountain Top Music Center on hand to answer questions. There is a limit of 15 parents/caregivers plus their children for each session so registration is required. Call 447-5552 to sign up for this fun and informative series. Gardening Workshop. The Conway Public Library offers a free workshop on container gardening at 6:30 p.m. with master gardener Kristin McDermott. Kristin is the owner/operator of Good Earth Gardening and creates landscaping and designs containers for homes and businesses all around the valley, including the Conway Library. Refreshments served. All welcome. For more information call the library at 447-5552 or visit www.conwaypubliclibrary.org. Tamworth Caregivers Annual Meeting. Tamworth Caregivers will be holding its annual meeting at the Tamworth Town Office, and will begin at 4 p.m.. Light refreshments will be served.

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TUESDAY, MARCH 20 Benefit For Mount Washington Valley Lacrosse Club And Kennett Lacrosse. The Mount Washington Valley Lacrosse Club will hold a fund-raising event at Flatbread Company, located at the Eastern Slope Inn in North Conway. A portion of all pizza sales between 4 and 9 p.m., eat in or take out, will be donated to the teams. Raffles will be available. The organization has more than 150 local athletes, ages 9-18 and is currently raising money for uniforms, coaches, referees, and equipment. To learn more about Mount Washington Valley Lacrosse Club visit our website at mwvlax.com. Knitting Workshop. There will be a knitting workshop at the White Mountain Waldorf School from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. every other Tuesday of the month for a fun knitting hour. It is a free workshop, but make sure that you bring your needles and favorite yarn. For more information call 447-3168 or e-mail info@whitemountainwaldorf.org. Storyteller Program. The Conway Public Library features a rare program with English storyteller Marion Leeper and “The Day the Bomb Fell and Other Cambridge Stories” at 7 p.m. Based on stories Marion collected from people who lived through the Battle of Britain and World War II, this historic presentation of personal anecdotes is riveting. Refreshments served. The program is recommended for age 12 to adult and is free and open to all. For more information call the library at 447-5552 or visit www.conwaypubliclibrary.org. Dinner and a Movie Night. M&D Productions presents “The Great Escape” at Your Theatre. Dinner is sponsored by Traditions Restaurant. It begins at 6 p.m. and the movie sponsored by Cinemaesque starts promptly at 7 p.m. Price is only $10 and include a food, and a beverage. Call 662-7591 to make reservations for this unique dining and theater experience. Carroll County Democrats Meeting. Former N.H. House Speaker and current Minority Leader Terie Norelli will brief Carroll County Democrats on recent and impending action of the state Legislature at a general meeting in the Wolfeboro Inn, 90 North Main Street, Wolfeboro, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 20. Attendees have the option of gathering a few minutes before 7 p.m. for the meeting (free) with Rep. Norelli, or joining colleagues at 5:30 p.m. for dinner – a fixed menu at $20. To enable the Wolfeboro Inn to plan for the required number of meals, those intending to come for dinner are asked to RSVP to office@ccnhdemocrats.org.

SATURDAYS Snowshoe Tours. The Mount Washington Valley Ski Touring Foundation will conduct a weekly guided snowshoe tour departing from

the touring center in Intervale every Saturday at 1 pm (weather permitting). Reservations for the tour and an event pass, which includes the two hour guided tour and use of the network trails for a full day, are required. If you need rentals for the tour, plan to arrive early. Call 356-9920 to make your reservation. The touring center is located at Ragged Mountain Equipment at 279 NH Route 16-302 in Intervale, next to the Scarecrow Pub. For complete details, visit MWVSkiTouring.org. Conway Contra Dance. Conway contra dance season opens Sept. 17 in Tin Mountain Conservation Center’s hall on Bald Hill Road in Albany. There will be a potluck supper at 6:30 p.m., followed by the dance starting promptly at 7:30 p.m. and running through 9:30 p.m. Admission will remain at $7 for adults, $3 for children under 12, and $15 for families. All dances are taught. Music will be provided for this dance by Puckerbrush, with Eric Rollnick calling. Dances will be scheduled third Saturdays of the month, September through May. Call (603) 447-2295 or (207) 625-3334 for more information. Kids Tree House and History Tree. The Mount Washington Valley Childrens Museum located on Route 16 in North Conway has a safe indoor tree house for kids to play in with near by History Tree exhibit for children to learn about history. Hours of entertainment in the other exhibits as well. Free admission with Healthy Kids Gold card. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information call 356-2992 or visit www.mwvchildrensmuseum.org. Thrift Shop. The thrift shop at Christ Episcopal Church, on Pine and Main Streets in North Conway is open on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and on Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. <strong></strong>Resale Shops To Benefit Animals At Conway Shelter. Retails Boutique features upscale clothing and accessories and is located in Norcross Place across from the Courtyard Cafe. ReTails is open Mondays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Harrison House is located at 223 East Main Street at the driveway entrance to the shelter and features household goods and much more. The Harrison House is open Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Please Call (603) 447-5605 for more information. Prayer Meeting. Ossipee Valley Bible Church in West Ossipee will hold a prayer meeting at 8:30 a.m. every Saturday morning. For more information call 323-8212. Thrift Shops In Lovell And Fryeburg. The thrift shop of the Lovell United Church of Christ on Route 5 in Center Lovell, Maine is open Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon. For more information call Peg at (207) 935-7528. The thrift shop at the First Congregational Church on Main Street in Fryburg, Maine is open from 9 a.m. to noon.

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Dinner Bell South. The Dinner Bell South offers a free meal and fellowship at 5 p.m. at St. Andrews in the Valley Episcopal Church in Tamworth. All are welcome to this community meal. For more information call 323-8515. Brownfield Community Church Sunday School. Brownfield Community Church Sunday School has opened for the season as of Oct. 23. The same experienced teachers are welcoming 5 to 8 year olds at 10 a.m. on Sunday mornings. Dana Cunningham at The Little White Church. The Little White Church in Eaton will be open to the public every third Sunday of the month at 5 p.m. Pianist and composer Dana Cunningham will be leading what she describes as an emergent, present-moment-directed hour of music both sung and instrumental, as well as poetry, silence, and the spoken word. The content of the time together is offered with the intention of creating space for stillness, gratitude, and increased awareness of what needs our attention most. All are welcome, regardless of belief system or lack thereof. Kids Chorus. Does your 7-12 year old child want to sing? Do you want to learn about singing in a fun, dynamic way? The Mount Washington Valley Children’s Museum chorus may be the right fit. Sarah Waldron and Candance Maher along with guest teachers and volunteers will lead the chorus from 2 to 4 p.m. It will be ongoing and will work toward performance opportunities in the valley. For more information call 356-2992 or visit www.mwvchildrensmuseum.com Little Green Closet Thrift Store. The Thrift Store is now open for discounted children/ maternity clothes. Located in the Mount Washington Valley Children’s Museum on Route 16 North Conway next to Stan and Dan Sports. Hours 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information call 356-2992 or visit www.mwvchildrensmuseum. org. Gym Flyers. An indoor radio control model flying activity every Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Ossipee Town Hall gym. For all age groups. Children under 12 years with family adult supervision. This is hosted by the Mount Washington Valley Radio Control Club. The cost is $2. Flyers under 12 are free. For more information call 5200944. Zen Meditation. Zen meditation takes place at Creative Sole Studio, 175 Main Street, Conway, with silent sitting and walking meditation from 8 to 9 a.m. and Zen reading and discussion from 9 to 10 a.m. This is a new location; Creative Sole Studio is located above the

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MONDAYS Alcoholics Anonymous. Every Monday, Alcoholics Anonymous meets at the Conway Methodist Church Hall on Main Street in Conway Village from noon to 1 p.m., the Women’s group meets at First Church of Christ, North Conway, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and at the Gibson Center in North Conway from 8 to 9 p.m. Resale Shops To Benefit Animals At Conway Shelter. Retails Boutique features upscale clothing and accessories and is located in Norcross Place across from the Courtyard Cafe. ReTails is open Mondays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Harrison House is located at 223 East Main Street at the driveway entrance to the shelter and features household goods and much more. The Harrison House is open Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Please Call (603) 447-5605 for more information. Preschool Storytime. Charlotte Hobbs Memorial Library in Lovell offers preschool storytime with Miss Liz Mondays from 10 to 11 a.m. Each session includes picture book stories, finger rhymes and a craft. Storytime helps promote a life-long love of reading and can be a great place to make friends. Children under age 3 1/2 should be accompanied by an adult caregiver. The program follows the MSAD72 school calendar. Call 925-3177 if you have any questions. Mouse Paint Storytime. Charlotte Hobbs Memorial Library in Lovell offers Mouse Paint Storytime with Miss Liz Mondays from 2:45 to 4 p.m., for kindergarten through grade 2. Each session will include stories, games, songs, a craft and snack. The program follows the MSAD72 school calendar. Call 925-3177 if you have any questions. Conway Dinner Bell. A full-course homecooked community dinner is served every Monday from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Brown Church in Conway Village. The dinner is open to all. To volunteer or for more information call 447-8407 or e-mail mcpond1@hotmail.com. ‘The Breakfast Club’ Meeting. M&D Productions would like to invite all executive directors, marketing directors and event coordinators to a special meeting called “The Breakfast Club,” a monthly gathering set for the first Monday of each month at 9 a.m. at M&D Productions’ Your Theatre. The meeting will speak to the need to creating a uniform structure of collaboration in the Mount Washington Valley. Call 662-7591 to reserve a seat.

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Students practice their reading in Patty Poullin’s kindergarten class at Conway Elementary School. (JAMIE GEMMITI PHOTO)

Tele-Talk Do you support a $166,794 article for full-day kindergarten in Conway? Why or why not? Conway voters on April 10 will be asked to appropriate $166,794 to go from half-day kindergarten to a full-day program at the Conway, Pine Tree and John Fuller elementary schools. The money will be for three teachers at $54,098 each and $1,500 per school for supplies and equipment. The proposal has the recommendation of the school board but not the budget committee. All-day kindergarten was also recommended by a K-8 Educational Research Committee in 2009 and has the support of the three elementary school principals. More instructional time and fewer out-of-district placements for students who require a longer day are among the benefits cited. But school board member Dick Klement questions the price tag, saying he thinks full-day kindergarten will cost more than projected due to the need for aides. The $166,794 figure being put before voters would add approximately 12 cents per $1,000 property valuation to tax bills. This week’s question is: Do you support a $166,794 article for full-day kindergarten in Conway? Why or why not? Call 733-5822 Saturday and Sunday and leave your comments on our machine. You may fax your responses to 356-8360 or e-mail them to news@conwaydailysun.com. Comments can also be posted on The Conway Daily Sun’s Facebook page. Results will be published Tuesday.

Saturday, March 10 * Some people thrive in challenging circumstances. First responder, military veteran and now author Ed Minyard, of Intervale, is one of them. Minyard and his private ResponseForce1 team have helped out at numerous disasters, including post-9/11 New York, hurricanes Katrina and Irene, the Gulf oil spill and the earthquake and tsunami in Japan a year ago. * The county attorney seeks raises for his staff — but he’s asking for the largest raise for himself. * The Kennett High hockey team takes on Alvirne for the Division III state championship Saturday in Manchester. * Two candidates are vying for one selectman’s seat in Jackson. * The party’s two leading candidates for governor — Ovide Lamontagne and Kevin Smith — will headline the annual Carroll County Republican Committee’s Lincoln Day Dinner. Tuesday, March 13 * Kennett High hockey team wins its third Division III state title in five years with a dramatic 4-3 win over Alvirne at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester. * A petitioned warrant article aimed stopping selectmen from enforcing the state’s building code will go before Jackson voters Tuesday. An opposing article, which would allow selectmen to continue enforcing the building code will be discussed and vote on Thursday during town meeting. * Uncertainty about snow conditions for next week leads Cranmore Mountain Meister officials to move the date of the planned end-of-the-season Jesse E. Lyman III Memorial Downhill up a week, from March 21 to March 14. * Jim Hidden challenges incumbent Willie Farnum for Tamworth selectman. * Bartlett selectman Doug Garland faces two challengers — Ed Furlong and Erik Corbett — in his bid for re-election. see DIGEST page 8


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Wednesday, March 14 * Bob Burns announces that he is retiring at the end of this season after 41 years as Kennett High baseball coach. Burns has won 500 games, making him the alltime winningest baseball coach in New Hampshire. * An article calling for Madison to withdraw from SAU 13 and rejoin SAU 9 fails by a fraction of a vote. The article is supported by the majority of voters but fails to receive the 60 percent needed for passage. * Freedom voters approve $265,000 for a new tank truck for the fire department. * A Bartlett man, Patrick J. Phair, is charged with sexually assaulting a young child. * Two people are hurt in a single-vehicle snowmobile accident off Bear Notch Road in Bartlett. * Jim Hidden defeats incumbent Willie Farnum in the race for Tamworth selectman. * Upper Saco Valley Land Trust hires its first executive director, William Abbott. Thursday, March 15 * Doug Garland wins re-election as Bartlett selectman. * Kennett High senior Kevin Murphy is named Division III Hockey Player of the Year, becoming the second player in Kennett history to win the award. * Whether selectmen should continue to enforce the

state building code will be one of the items up for discussion and vote at Jackson Town Meeting Thursday. * Fog forces cancellation of the Jesse E. Lyman III Memorial Downhill in Week 9 of Cranmore Mountain Meisters racing. * Incumbent Freedom selectman Neal Boyle retains his seat despite challenges from two former selectmen. * One vote. That was the difference between passage and failure of a warrant article calling for Madison to withdraw from SAU 13 and rejoin SAU 9. A total of 399 votes were case, with 239 in favor of withdrawal and 160 against. However, 60 percent was needed for passage. That would be 240 votes, or, to be exact, 239.4 votes. Friday, March 16 * Elementary school principals in Conway say the time has come for all-day kindergarten. Voters in April will be asked for $166,794 to go from a half-day program to a full-day program. * Jane Gray, of Eaton, the longtime chairman of the SAU 9 board, disagrees with the Conway School Board’s assertion that the only way to get proposals for full-day kindergarten and four middle school teaching teams to voters was through warrant articles. * North Conway’s Leanne Smith finishes a careerbest fifth in her final World Cup race of the season in Austria.

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The Writer and the President It was a meeting of a gothic genius and a political magus. Nathaniel Hawthorne, the novelist from Salem, Mass., and Abraham Lincoln, the politician from New Salem, Ill., didn’t speak to each other — one of the great missed opportunities of history — but Hawthorne did accompany a delegation of businessmen from a Massachusetts whip factory to a White House session with the 16th president in March 1862. That meeting, 150 years ago this month, was nothing remarkable, one of the many sessions a chief executive customarily has with visitors to the capital, and yet it produced remarkable insights about the president. At this event, Lincoln was given what Hawthorne described as “a splendid whip,” a handy tool, perhaps, to keep his Cabinet of rivals together, to move his leading general to action, and by year’s end to overcome the opposition from the South and the skepticism from the North over his Emancipation Proclamation. The 9 a.m. session was late in starting; the president was having breakfast. “His appetite, we were glad to think, must have been a pretty fair one,” Hawthorne wrote, “for we waited about half an hour in one of his antechambers.” Lincoln had a big appetite and he made a big impression, for the group soon glimpsed what Hawthorne described as “the homeliest man I ever saw, yet by no means repulsive or disagreeable.” Hawthorne set forth his observations in a broader essay on his trip to Washington and Virginia that appeared in The Atlantic Monthly. The article is included in the Library of America’s newest volume on the Civil War, an anthology of contemporary accounts, speeches, diary entries and reminiscences covering 1862, the second year of the conflict. As the country observes the sesquicentennial of the war, the observations of one of the nation’s greatest writers on one of the nation’s greatest leaders possess unusual power. Here are some annotated excerpts: • President Lincoln is the essential representative of all Yankees, and the veritable specimen, physically, of what the world seems determined to regard as our characteristic qualities. In this regard Lincoln seems little different from most American presidents, including the modern ones. Theodore Roosevelt personified American vigor at the turn of the last century, Woodrow Wilson stood for American idealism, Franklin Roosevelt for American determination — and, with the New Deal, American experimentation. Later, Harry Truman stood for American practicality in an age of ideology, John Kennedy for American sophistication at a time when American culture was thought to have come of age, Jimmy Carter for American innocence and Ronald Reagan for American optimism. • There is no describing his lengthy awkwardness, nor the uncouthness of his movement; and yet it seemed as if I had been in the habit of seeing him daily, and had shaken hands with him a thousand times in some village street; so true was he to the aspect of the pattern American, though with a certain extravagance which, possibly, I exaggerated still further by the delighted eagerness with which I took it in. James T. Fields, the editor of The Atlantic, objected to this characterization and at his bidding Hawthorne removed it. But Lincoln’s rough-hewn looks were as much a part of his political identity as Kennedy’s handsome bearing and Bill Clinton’s joyful openness.

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King, Benoit, Chick, all to be commended To the editor: I would like to weigh in on Article 26 of Madison’s 2012 Town Warrant, and the vote as to whether or not to make the road agent position an appointed position rather than an elected position. First, allow me to express my deep respect for Mr. King who appears to be the catalyst for this warrant article. I have attended many Madison town meetings, etc. over the years, and while I do not know Mr. King personally, I have found him to be highly intelligent. His opinions and suggestions seem to be thoroughly analyzed and well thought out. In an era of spend-spend-spend, fiscal irresponsibility and neglect by our elected officials, and the continued onslaught against the taxpayer, I deeply appreciate Mr. King’s fiscal conservatism. I think Madison is a better, more affordable community as a direct result of Mr. King’s efforts. In fact, I find it difficult to think of a single situation in which I have disagreed with him. However, I do not like the idea of giving more power to any government body, which would seem to be the result of a yes vote on Article 26. Generally, even

in local politics, it can be a recipe for abuse. In this case we are being asked to let a two-selectmen majority vote decide who is our road agent, rather than the voters. Furthermore, if Mr. Benoit’s numbers are correct as outlined in his recent letter in The Conway Daily Sun, the town of Madison spends quite a bit less than other communities for road maintenance, and for that Mr. Chick is to be commended and retained. Regardless of Mr. Chick’s methods and maybe a couple of errors in judgment and performance, the overall results speak for themselves. I would humbly request that both Mr. Benoit, whose efforts, time and opinions on behalf of the town of Madison are also to be respected and commended, and Mr. King bring their “A” game to this Saturday’s town meeting. For the benefit of the voters and the town of Madison, clearly explain your positions, back them up with facts and let the democratic process work the way it is supposed to; let the voters speak! The town of Madison is better for both of these men’s efforts! Mike Trabulsie Madison

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Ties that Bind For me, one of the best parts of “The Sixrope tows, goggles, preparations that would, ties” was The Whole Earth Catalogue. It with luck, keep their clothes from soaking first appeared in 1968 as “Access to Tools” through, profiles of important people in the and it was an instant hit with the hippie sport, extended studies of jumping hills, generation because the name didn’t mean reports of the year’s competitions, and anywrenches and screw drivers, it meant practhing else that might help a skier through the tically everything imaginable that might be green grass days to come. There would also useful for almost anything imaginable. And, be studies of new equipment. For instance, surprisingly, it came close to doing that. The Hjalmar Hvam Saf-Ski (sic) appeared Then the name and in 1942, which “Breaks the generation faded loose almost like magic and now the name is His name was Hannes Marker, he’d in bad spills…. They so back again to recomnearly approach perfecmend the “Leather- developed the first really good release tion that thousands of man,” which is a useful binding, and ever since then skiers all gratified skiers call them trinket that came to percent perfect.” over the world have thanked him for 99The me in a very un-hipSki Annual was his good works. pie way, it was a party not published during the favor given to World war and the next issue Cup ski teams gathered came in 1947 and it had for races in one of the richest and glossiest a full-page advertisement for the “Tavi autoplaces in America. matic ski binding… No kneeling required. That was Vail, Colorado, and my LeatherJust step into the binding. One punch with man rested in my bottom bureau drawer the end of the ski pole attaches the boot, along with all those other things that I’ll another frees it. Spring compensation to need someday in the perhaps distant future avoid the jar of sudden undue strain. Instanand usually don’t. In fact, I’m not sure I ever taneous, automatic release to prevent leg opened the case. breakage.” Then the 1948 edition showed the When I did, I found a “User’s Guide” prom“Jensen safety ski bindings. Toe irons $2.50 ising “at least 25 years of dependable service” complete to $9.95,” but I never saw anyone from eleven parts that fold into something with Jansen bindings. In 1949 there was an that’s the same length as my little finger but ad for the A&T ‘‘Quick Release Cable Bindthinner when it’s released from the leather ing”, but these voices were largely ignored in sheath. a land of broken ankles and twisted knees. Perhaps incestuously, the Whole Earth After all, skiing was dangerous, falls were Catalogue itself is one of the “100 Most frequent, and anything might happen. Useful Inventions.” One entry is the ColeIf it did happen, knowledgeable skiers man lantern, which, so the story goes, was had developed a preventive measure. developed in the 1940s by the British so Almost all good skiers and also skiers who farmers could work in their fields after dark, wanted to look like they were good, used which would help with the war effort. Now “long thong” bindings, which were narrow Coleman lanterns come with either one or strips of leather about seven feet long and two mantles, which are very strong before fitted with the very clever deLucci buckle. the first use, then they become as fragile as a They made a complex wrap around a skispider web and they’re the reason my house er’s boots which provided even more suphas light in the windows when a power failport, which wasn’t what was needed in ure has darkened the rest of town. Not only case of a bad fall. that, but my Coleman has the rare false Brooks Dodge was the ace of the Ameribottom option which holds spare parts that can team and Anderl Molterer was the will be needed for important tasks. ace of the Austrian team, one day during Another “Most Useful” entry in the catadownhill training Anderl saw Brooks take a spectacular eggbeater fall, then hop back logue is more familiar to skiers, it’s the safety to his feet and ski away. Anderl was amazed binding. The long-running “bear trap” model and later that day he asked Brooks how held skiers and skis together with such a he’d done it, so the American showed him. grip that either wood or leather or bones He’d been using a sort of safety long thongs might break in a fall, but the ski would stay he made by cutting the leather part way on, and in the spring of 1953 I took a picture through so they’d break under extreme of almost the whole American women’s ski stress, then he’d use full-strength thongs team watching a race from the bleachers and on race days. every one of them has a plaster cast on her Seven years later a girlfriend of mine leg. came back from a winter in the Alps. This By that time there was a toe iron that was Barbara Dunkley, she was a skier and worked like a wide metal flange to hold down she rented a room from a business man the toe of a ski boot except, with luck, in the who liked to make crafty little things, and stress of a twisting fall, but there was a feelwhen she left he gave her a music box, a ing among skiers that such things should lovely jewel-like thing that he’d made by be viewed with suspicion. They probably hand. Everyone loved him and at the end wouldn’t work when needed or they might of the winter he’d take all his employees work when not needed. They might also be a on a trip to the Riviera or some other place sign of timidity, because injuries were a part that was sure to be warmer than the deep of the sport, almost a badge of honor, and a skier with safety bindings wasn’t making a winter they’d just finished at home. His full commitment to the sport name was Hannes Marker, he’d developed Almost every skier who was paying attenthe first really good release binding, and tion would have the American Ski Annual, ever since then skiers all over the world a publication of about 200 pages that would have thanked him for his good works. have important articles and also advertising for almost everything a skier would need, Nicholas Howe is a writer from Jackson. wax for every kind of snow, grippers for E-mail him at nickhowe@ncia.net.


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Ski areas try to hang in there as spring marches in early Page 12 — THE CONWAY DAILY SUN, Saturday, March 17, 2012

BY TOM EASTMAN THE CONWAY DAILY SUN

CONWAY — It ain’t over ‘til the Skiing Fat Lady sings — but she may want to bring lots of suntan lotion and spring ski wax when she heads to the ski slopes this week. Friday’s weather was rainy and cold. Now, for the week ahead, the National Weather Service out of Gray, Maine was predicting sunny skies and highs in the upper 50s on Saturday; mostly sunny skies and highs in the upper 60s Sunday; partly cloudy skies and highs into the mid 60s Sunday through Monday night, and sunny skies and highs in the lower 70s Tuesday through Wednesday night, and into the 60s on Thursday. How much those conditions impact snow cover remains to be seen, but with spring officially set to arrive March 20, ski areas are hoping to extend the season for the next few weeks, conditions permitting, as many areas still had good cover heading into this week’s early spring heat wave. Karl Stone, marketing director for Ski NH, agreed Friday that it has been a challenging year for operators, but said that the skiing — thanks to all that snowmaking — has been good this seson, for those who could be convinced to make the drive north to the slopes from the major urban areas of New England to try it out. Stone said skier visits at member resorts range from being comparable to last year, which was the second strongest ever for Ski NH resorts, to being off as much as 20 percent. “It was a slow start to the season,” said Stone Friday on the heels of issuing a press release about upcoming spring events on the slopes, “but from that point we gained momentum steadily and business levels since early January continued strong, as everyone has been catching up but obviously spring has come early. A lack of natural snow presents a challenge not only in terms of snowfall but also in marketing, but I think everyone did a great job getting the word out through social marketing [and other means]. “What did work to our advantage,” added Stone, “was that we had more comfortable temperatures throughout the season. We did not have those long stretches of cold blasts to scare away guests, and we also didn’t have sustained periods of rain during our peak periods, so in that way the weather cooperated. So, people came and enjoyed themselves even if the natural snow wasn’t piled high.” see SKIING page 14

A skier takes to the air at Attitash Friday afternoon. (JAMIE GEMMITI PHOTO)


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Spring on the slopes With the arrival of the unseasonably warm weather this week, Stone said, areas are hoping spring skiing enthusiasts will keep coming until at least the end of the month, conditions permitting. Areas pressing forward for the weeks to come include Attitash, Bretton Woods, King Pine, Shawnee Peak and Wildcat. Cranmore Mountain Resort announced Friday it would operate on a modified schedule March 17 and 18, and would then re-open for Jen’s Friends/Mountain Meisters racing for the day only March 21. It then plans to close March 22 and 23, and conditions permitting plans to re-open March 24 and 25. Black Mountain this week announced it was calling it a season after Saturday. “We’re closing one week earlier than we had planned. We still generally have a lot of snow,” said Black marketing director Krissy Fraser Thursday, “but with the warmer temperatures that are forecasted, it will make for conditions that are not up to par eventually, so we are closing after Saturday. We will be holding a St. Patrick’s Day spring splash and party.” Dan Houde, marketing director at King Pine Ski Area, and Kathy Bennett, marketing director for Cranmore, said March had been strong up up to this point. Cranmore general manager Ben Wilcox said revenue overall at Cranmore for the season was down 9 percent, but that was good compared to resorts in the state which were off by as much as 20 percent. “People are still discovering Cranmore. With all of the attractions we have added, we feel there is a lot of momentum under our new ownership. That’s going to continue into next year with the addition of a new lift and a new ride, the Soaring Eagle zip ride,” said Wilcox Thursday. He said that Cranmore’s non-skiing amenities — its tubing park, indoor

adventure park, giant swing and mountain coaster — were seen as helping to raise business levels, despite the poor natural snow season. Likewise, Attitash’s Nor-Easter coaster and Bretton Woods’ Canopy Tours were also lauded. Regarding the weather, Houde said, there’s no question that something is afoot with the warm temperatures. “Whether you call it climate change or global warming, I think it’s becoming increasingly apparent that our weather is changing, no matter what the variables may be. No doubt that snowmaking has saved the season once again. Where do I sign up to buy stock in snowmaking technology?” said Houde, noting that King Pine — now in its 50th season — invested in more efficient electric snowmaking prior to this year, an investment which has paid off. Black also switched to the electric generators this year as well. Unlike the snowless winters of 1979’80 and 1980-’81, for that matter, all local areas now have state-of-the-art snowmaking. It’s now a necessity of life for ski areas, notes Ski NH’s Stone. “Our region is relatively lucky in that we have the infrastructure in terms of snowmaking to compensate for low [natural] snowfall, versus out west,” said Stone. Chris Ellms, ski operations director of Bretton Woods, said he is eagerly looking forward to the rest of the ski season — 70 degree temperatures or otherwise. “I’m the eternal optimist,” said Ellms, whose resort still had 53 of its 102 trails open as of Friday. “Spring skiing came a little early this year,” added Ellms, “but 70 degrees, sun and snow is a recipe for a lot of spring skiing fun in my book. So, I’m not seeing a lot of negative in that. We’ll see people come this weekend, and we’ve got events planned every weekend. We’re still planning to go to the first of April, and perhaps Easter [April 8].” Attitash’s Lowell said the cover at his see next page

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two mountains — Attitash and Bear Peak — was holding up and that Attitash with its spring mania was poised for a good series of spring ski weeks. For the year leading up to this point, Lowell said, “We’re slightly ahead of last year in terms of skier visits, which we are very proud of. Hopefully, we can hang on to that for the balance of April. The plan is April 1, and we are marching toward that plan, as it is obviously weather dependent.” Attitash and Wildcat are both now owned by Peak Resorts. Lowell said Wildcat — always a spring ski mecca for skiing diehards — plans to stay open through April, but that plan may have to be altered to weekends only should conditions require that change.

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BY TOM EASTMAN THE CONWAY DAILY SUN

An East Chair “going away” ceremony will be Sunday at 8:40 a.m. at Cranmore. Cranmore plans to replace the 1955-built double chair with a retrofitted triple chair it has acquired from Wachusetts Mountain of Massachusetts. (JAMIE GEMMITI PHOTO)

CONWAY — A new summit triple chair is to be ready at Cranmore for the 2012-13 season, according to general manager Ben Wilcox. Cranmore also plans to add a new Soaring Eagle double seated zip ride in time for the summer season as part of its other attractions such as its mountain coaster, Giant Swing, Bungy Trampoline, summer tubing, aerial adventure park, and summer chairlift rides. The Conway Planning Board ruled at its Jan. 26 meeting that both additions under 123-4.A.5 are not subject to minor or site-plan review because the changes to the site “are insignificant relative to existing development.” The new fixed grip triple is expected to relieve the load on Cranmore’s other base-to-summit lifts, especially its Cranmore Skimobile Quad Express. It is to be built on the mountain’s southeast side between the Koessler and Schneider Trails, starting near the juncture of Tommy’s Trail and Beginner’s Luck, and ending on the summit at the current terminus of the soon-to-be removed East Chair. “It will have an increased vertical in a new location on the south side of the mountain, adding 300 vertical feet compared to the East Double. The lift will be slightly longer than the East Double but has the same number of chairs. The new lift will have 11 towers where the existing has nine towers,” notes Wilcox. The top of the lift will remain in approximately the same location, according to Wilcox. He said the lift base would be moved to the Tommy’s Trail area which would add trails including Gibson, Gibson Chutes, Artist Falls,

“We are excited to be adding this new triple in to the mix here at Cranmore. Due to the age of the East Double, there are no longer parts available to purchase so upgrade options have also become difficult without major retrofitting. This new triple will provide a new experience for our guests who will now find it worthwhile to stay in the East Slope area of the mountain longer, especially during busy days.”

Koessler and Upper Beginner’s Luck to the current East Chair trail access (East Bowl, Easy Street, Gibson Pitch and Schneider). The East Slope experience will go from three to nine trails and the ski vertical will increase from 526 feet to 826 feet. It will increase the uphill capacity for that lift by 50 percent, according to Wilcox. “We are excited to be adding this new triple in to the mix here at Cranmore. Due to the age of the East Double, there are no longer parts available to purchase so upgrade options have also become difficult without major retrofitting. This new triple will provide a new experience for our guests who will now find it worthwhile to stay in the East Slope area of the mountain longer, especially during busy days,” said Wilcox. “The lift base would also act as a third summit access route for skiers, increasing Cranmore’s see next page


Capital improvements eyed at local ski areas BY TOM EASTMAN THE CONWAY DAILY SUN

Although it’s been a strange and challenging winter for the ski business, with March throwing high temperatures into the mix for areas to battle, a few local areas are moving forward with new capital projects while others are contemplating improvements. Attitash Mountain Resort in Bartlett, for example, is adding 70 new tower guns for increased snowmaking for next season, according to general manager John Lowell. “We’re also adding a new terrain features park on Bear Peak,” said Lowell this week, saying the area is making an effort to lure the young skiing and snowboarding market. Cranmore Mountain Resort, meanwhile, is

from preceding page

summit uphill capacity. With this lift, skiers can now take the South Quad Chair to access the base of this new lift which would then deliver them to the summit. The current East Chair can only be accessed from the summit. On busy days skiers will now be able to ride the Lookout Triple; The Skimobile Express or The South Quad/East Triple to access the summit. Adding a third summit access point will help shorten lift lines on all lifts around the mountain.” New Hampshire Electric Cooperative as part of the project is building an underground power line up the lift route to the old cable television tower that it has taken over at the summit. “They will be working on that for six months so the timing is perfect as it will run from the bottom of the new chair. It will be nice to get power to that side so their work will make that possible,” said Wilcox. He said Cranmore had removed 60 seats from its existing North summit triple to allow it to be able to speed that chair up and will use 59 of those for the retrofitted Wachusetts triple which no longer has any seats. New zip ride The new Soaring Eagle double seated zipline is to be located next to Cranmore’s tubing park and is to span approximately 800 to 900 feet long. A 45-foot top pole is to be installed at the top of the tubing park. A 10-by-20-foot deck will be built at the bottom of the tubing park area. Wilcox said the Soaring Eagle Zip Line consists of a two-person double chair seat. Riders will be pulled in the chairs backwards via cable to the top, and then the cable will release the car for a ride down the zip line. “Park City [Resort] just put one in [in Utah],” said Wilcox March 12. “It’s for all ages. What’s nice about it is very user friendly.”

replacing its 1955-built East Double Chair with a retrofitted fixed grip triple it has obtained from Wachusetts Mountain in Massachusetts. Bretton Woods ski operations director Chris Ellms said this week that the resort is mulling possible expansion projects but has yet to get the approval “from the budgeting office,” so stay tuned. King Pine’s Dan Houde said he was not aware of any capital projects as of yet. Black Mountain’s Krissy Fraser said the area invested in a new rope tow this year, and plans to place it in an expanded learning area for next season. She said despite the challenging season, Black saw an increase in some areas of its operations. “People have been staying longer at our mountain with our expanded apres ski entertainment, which has been a huge success,” said Fraser this week.

Work on the new triple chair is to start in April and is to be ready by next ski season, while work on the new Soaring Eagle is scheduled to be completed by July 1, according to Wilcox. Wilcox said it had been harder to find parts for the East Chair. Austrian skimeister Hannes Schneider (18901955) laid out the East Slope prior to his death in April 1955. Chair sale March 18 Cranmore is hosting an East Chair “going away” ceremony at 8:40 a.m. March 18, followed by a reception at the Meister Hut. Cranmore plans to replace the 1955-built double chair with a retrofitted triple chair it has acquired from Wachusetts Mountain of Massachusetts. Cranmore marketing director Kathy Bennett this week said that ski history enthusiasts will be able to purchase 33 of the old lift’s red colored chairs for $500 each. She outlined the bidding process as follows: “On Sunday, between noon and 2 p.m., those people interested in buying a chair for $500 each will get a ticket with a number on it and those will be put in a bucket for a drawing. This will be done in the Ticket House at the Season Pass Desk. “Once all tickets are in,” Bennett said, “we will pull numbers for the chairs to be purchased. We believe there will be 33 chairs available at this time. If more than 33 people want chairs, this is the fair way to draw winners for the chance to buy a chair. If less than 33 people are interested, then all will get a chair in this round.” Should people want to be part of the drawing but be unable to attend, Bennett said they need to call 356-5544 Ext. 310 and provide a valid credit card along with contact details and this will enter them in the drawing. “If they win, their credit card will be charged that day for the chair,” she said. Chairs will be available for pick up later in fall 2012.

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The Snow Report: Spring on the slopes Skiers young and old enjoy the slopes at Attitash. (JAMIE GEMMITI PHOTO)

BY TOM EASTMAN THE CONWAY DAILY SUN

CONWAY — Sunny skies and unseasonably warm temperatures are in the forecast for the next several days, making St. Patrick’s Day March 17 and the rest of the week a festive time on the ski slopes. Attitash (374-2368; 73 trails, six lifts) always knows how to throw a great ski party. Its Spring Mania features such crazy events as the Spread Eagle World Championships March 17, followed by the On-Snow Golf Tourney March 24, the Grandstand Mogul Jam March 31, and the fourth annual Spring Mania Pond Skim April 1. Attitash’s Nor-Easter will operate Saturdays and Sundays throughout the rest of the season. Entertainment highlights include: March 17: Sauce and Bud Light promo at Attitash at 3 p.m.; and Al “The Rev” Shafner at the Bear Peak Den Sessions at 2 p.m.; Jeff Conley March 18; the BaHa Brothers and their island

music March 24; and Motor Booty Affair at Attitash and Al Shafner March 31. Attitash’s AbilityPlus adaptive program is hosting several Wounded Warriors this weekend. • Black Mountain (383-4490; 35 trails, one lift) has a St. Patty’s Day party and pond skim March 17 at 1 p.m. Jon Sarty performs at the Lostbo Pub at 3:30 p.m. Black is to close after March 17, according to marketing manager Krissy Fraser, who said the snow has been good but that the warm temperatures are taking their effect. She said despite the challenging season, Black made many new friends and also saw the popularity of its Lostbo Pub and cafeteria increase. “We put a lot of emphasis on our entertainment and the food. Once people came, there were a lot of positives, especially from skiing families,” said Fraser this week, The Red Parka Pub and Steakhouse Junior Regatta and RPP Regatta for adults set for next weekend have been

cancelled. Look for trail rides and camps to return this summer. • Bretton Woods (278-3320; 53 trails, five lifts) has a Winter Wild Uphill Race Series Championship March 17; a Wounded Warrior Warfighter Adaptive Sports Event March 22, the Winterbike Championship Point Series March 24, and a Randonee Rally Race Series March 25. Bretton Woods’ 25th annual Beach Party celebrates the best of the season with a slush pond, island style music and barbecue March 31. Be sure to check out Bretton Woods’ Canopy tours. • Cranmore Mountain Resort (3565543; 42 trails, four lifts) hosts a mascot jam with Cmore the Penguin and the New England Patriots mascot Pat Patriot March 17. A “say goodbye to the East Chair” ceremony is to be held March 18 at the base of the chair at 8:40 a.m., followed by a talk at the Meister Hut at 9 a.m. An auction for the chairs is to be held that afternoon. Call 356-5544 ext. 310 for further information.

Cranmore announced Friday it will close temporarily March 19, but will re-open Wednesday, March 21, for limited operations via the Skimobile Express Quad from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the Jen’s Friends Mountain Meisters fund-raising race, which will be fllowed by the barbecue and awards party that night. The area will close March 22 and 23, but will re-open March 24 and 25 for skiing, tubing, and the mountain adventure park. A Spring Splash is set for March 24, followed by the end-of-season Cranarchy Darkside rail jam March 25. • King Pine (367-8896; all 17 trails, three lifts): Kids Fun Runs are set for Saturdays through March 24. King Pine hosts a St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt March 17. A Cardboard Box Derby is set for March 18 (bring your own theme music); followed by a Wacky Obstacle Course race March 24, and on King Pine’s final day of the season, a pond skimming contest will return along with a reggae beach party March 25. see next page


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from preceding page

Even with the fog there was still good skiing to be had Friday. (JAMIE GEMMITI PHOTO)

• Shawnee Peak (207-647-8444; 35 trails, four lifts) presents a Spring Fling Slush Cup on St. Patrick’s Day March 17. Grab your old mattress and put it to good use in Shawnee’s annual Mattress Race March 24 (There’s a four-person maximum for those riding each mattress). That’s also the day for a Winter Kickball Tourney at Shawnee. The Peak’s 27th annual Spring Fling Beach Party on March 31 features a Slush Cup, snow volleyball, live music and a barbecue. • Wildcat Mountain (466-3326; 44 trails, two lifts): Spring is when the season really starts purring at Wildcat, Mount Washington’s neighbor and home to sensational views and great big mountain skiing. Wildcat is a partner mountain with Attitash as they are both owned by Peak Resorts and offer many interchangeable ticket options. In March, highlights at Wildcat include the Ride and Ski Card St. Patrick’s Day Pub Party March 17; and the WXGR Spring Wildcat Pub Party March 24. In April, Wildcat presents the Arachnid pro format head-to-head racing with cash prizes for men and women divisions April 6 and 7. Wildcat on April 21 hosts the annual Wildcat Wildfire Pentathlon, presented by the non-profit Friends of Tuckerman Ravine in conjunction with its concurrent Tuckerman Inferno Pentathlon (3674417). Bear Notch, JSTF still open On the cross-country side of life, Jackson Ski Touring (383-9355; 97k) is to call it a season March 17, while Doug Garland says Bear Notch (374-2277; 30k) is shooting to make it to March 25. “We’ve got some good skiing,” said Garland Thursday. Bretton Woods XC, Great Glen, King Pine Nordic Reserve and Mount Washington Valley Ski Touring Association all closed Tuesday. For further updates, visit www.skinh.com or www.skimaine.com.


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Celia Pray is Tin Mountain’s artist of the month ALBANY — Now through the end of March a display of exquisitely, quilted images of fish and nature scenes handcrafted by artist, quilter, Celia Pray, Tin Mountain’s artist of the month, will decorate the walls of the Tin Mountain Nature Gallery on Bald Hill Road in Albany. The public is invited to view artwork Monday through Friday 9 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. and before scheduled nature programs. After earning a bachelor’s of fine arts in painting from Massachusetts College of Art, Celia worked mostly in oil and watercolor format. However, when her children came along she began creating collages from torn up water color paintings, which could be put aside and picked up again when time permitted. The pieces of paper have now become pieces of fabric that make up her individual and unique art quilts. Celia has recently been exploring the dramatic effects of incorporating different fibers in her work. The combined love of appliquéing and exciting play of color with an endless palette of fabrics go into her creations. Pray grew up in the Caribbean and spent eight years at sea sailing to many exotic ports, and has traveled extensively throughout the world. Her quilts draw from these cherished experiences and images she has mentally stored over the years. Celia came to the White Mountains area in 1994 when she and her family

Celia Pray is the artist of the month in March at the Tin Mountain Nature Learning Gallery. Works are for sale a percentage of proceeds benefits environmental education. (DONNA DOLAN PHOTO)

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give out a gruff, officious bark. “Whuff!” and the owl quickly lifted up on rounded wings and I had just recently programmed an ecologiflew over to a hanging bird feeder. He perched cal profile of the saw-whet on my weekly radio there easily, but then decided to come back — show over WMWV-fm, so I thought it absolutely thankfully. It seemed he wanted to be placed on superb timing for this smallest of our native the shelf of a platform feeder near the window, owls’ showing up here, and delightso he could avail himself to any unsusing me with his presence. I moved in pecting mouse underneath. stealthily for a closer look. His back was now to me; he had This owl was small, even tiny—no almost no tail. I had been taking note bigger than a jumbo-sized coffee mug. of his brown streakings, and markings I crept up closer, and slowly sat down from his head back over his shoulders at the table near this window overlookand posterior. I had watched his front ing the feeders, but that didn’t bother before he moved away. The saw-whet him much. He looked up at me through has a remarkable “Y” of pale coloring squinted eyes, but then only shifted over his eye-brows. In some individfurther down into his feathery down, ual birds, it is more pronounced than and waited. He wasn’t moving, and I others. There are no ear tufts on the David Eastman knew him to be no threat to any birds saw-whet, just a big rounded head as needing the “meaties” at the feeders— wide as his shoulders. The round muffin he was there for the mice. The owl looked occaof an owl remained hunched at the edge of the sionally down at the snow-covered ground, and screened-surface platform feeder-shelf, and kept peered there a bit for any rodents that might be looking down. I thought it interesting that he coming out to eat the scattered sunflower seed knew seed-eating rodents might utilize the feedon the deep snow’s surface. There were none, so ing station; he was ready for them. It became he hunkered down some more, becoming almost darker, and I left him to his resolute task. motionless. Saw-whets live in coniferous swamps and I had now moved my chair almost up to the hunt the mice that come out from underneath window’s glazing, once I knew I wouldn’t disthe snow at night. They often utilize the cover turb this little saw-whet whatsoever. I have of a balsam fir’s branches, and just reside there heard this owl is exceedingly tame around throughout the daytime, waiting for their prey humans, and he was certainly proving that fact. to reveal themselves in the dark hours. Then We both sat together as the falling snow gathered in intensity, and the darkness increased. So, I wasn’t going to be able to watch him much further — but then Jake, my English setter of that time, got off the couch to come over and see what was drawing my attention. He knew about birds at the bird feeder. Soon, he too was up against the glass, with his nose pressed to the window’s surface. He noted the small saw-whet easily, and then just had to COUNTRY ECOLOGY from page 20

they drop down and catch their meal. Like all owls, they are fearless in their quest, and the little saw-whet will even take on a rat, and consume him. Quite a few surveyors discover this diminutive owl, as they slice through a needled branch or two, and find the owl sitting unperturbed on whatever is left of the stem, close by the interior of the tree. They’ll often comment that the small saw-whet doesn’t move, even after the brushing swipe of the Sandvik axe revealed it. “There he was. Sitting right there — looking back at me.” is quite the common exclamation when viewing this owl in the wild. Far more of us will experience the Northern saw-whet by hearing its peculiar piping notes coming out of the low-lying, coniferous swamp on our property. Its mating calls sound like an old cross-cut saw being sharpened by a whetstone, and hence the bird’s name. You may now hear this on some late winter night, when you let in your dog, as the metallic tooting sounds of the saw-whet drift eerily across the night air, making you wonder what that odd sound could be. Dave Eastman also broadcasts “Country Ecology” four times weekly over WMWV 93.5 fm. As Vice President of the Lakes Region Chapter/ ASNH, he welcomes you to monthly programs at the Loon Center in Moultonborough. He is available at: cebirdman@hotmail.com (or) www.countryecology.com for consultation.

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The pleasures of a group hike Hiking –––––

Hiking in groups is a I like to hike both with pleasure, and I want to others, and by myself. Writramble a little about it ing a weekly hiking column Ed Parsons often requires me to get out on this rare week when I didn’t get outside for alone, rather than worrya hike to write about. But first, I ing about who I am going out with think it is important to also touch every week. There is also an interon solitary hiking. esting relationship to solitude when There is a big difference between you are harvesting experience and being alone in the outdoors and photos to be shared in a publicafinding solitude there. Being alone tion. It is being a reporter with a carries the weight of being cut off press card in his hat, jotting down from others and yourself. In solinotes while interviewing the mountude, the experience is embraced in tains, trees, birds, animals, flowers, a comfortable way. Others may be rocks and rivers. That fantasy picone your mind, and you carry them ture only goes so far, though, as the with you. fertile ground for creativity is best An accident or injury while hiking found in stillness. in solitude can bring you suddenly On the other hand, hiking with a to aloneness and neediness. That group is one of my favorite ways to is why those who often hike alone get outside. I would venture to say need to be extra careful and prethat preferably, it is with a group of pared, and leave word with someone like-minded people. beforehand where they are hiking One example of group hikes and when they plan to return. (though so far, it is not something I Ideally, hiking alone is a sign of have emphasized in my own hiking) experience. An initiation period of is friends working on a list of peaks, hiking with others is wisely done such as the 48 New Hampshire 4,000 before “practicing the wild” on footers. Peak lists have expanded your own. see next page


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Enjoying the mountains as a group. (ED PARSONS PHOTO) from preceding page

dramatically the last few decades, and reached unprecedented heights, such as the newly popular “Grid,” which is climbing all 48 New Hampshire 4,000 footers every month of the year. Perhaps resulting from that, though a little less lofty a goal, is doing all the 4,000 footers in one winter. A more specialized group, would be the people (and dog) who accompanied Randy Pierce of Nashua this winter, the first blind person to climb all 48 New Hampshire 4000 foot peaks in one winter season. In the past, media that helped people network to find groups of hikers to join up with were limited to publications like the magazine AMC Outdoors, delivered monthly to Appalachian Mountain Club members. This is still a great way to find a group to hike with. Chapter hikes are listed, and vary in difficulty. Two things have revolutionized hiking recently — social media, and equipment. Websites such as Views From the Top and Rocks On Top have given a forum for information and contacts. To become a member of these sites and be able to post messages, one must follow the time tested method of having a current member recommend you, though anyone else can go to them and gain valuable information. In conjunction with this, constant improvement in clothing, such as ultra-light jackets that wick off moisture remarkably well, have made cold weather hiking much more comfortable. Also, traction devices called MICROspikes, allow you to go light and fast on the well packed trails see HIKING page 27


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Registration open for Children’s Musical Theater Workshop

Thirty local children participated in the Children’s Musical Theater Workshop presented by Arts in Motion Theater Company and under the direction of Mary Bastoni-Rebmann. Their production of “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” was enjoyed Friday night, Feb. 24 at Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center in Fryeburg, Maine. Registration is now open for the April vacation week workshop. For more information or to register online please visit at www.ArtsinMotionTheater.com. (GLIMMER PHOTOS)

Two weeks of drawing-inspired events in Tamworth, Sandwich March 24 to April 4 Tamworth — Draw On! Arts Council of Tamworth, in collaboration with the Cook Memorial Library, the Chocorua Public Library, The Other Store, The Remick Museum, the Tamworth Lyceum, and the Samuel Wentworth Library, invites you to celebrate drawing all around town from Saturday, March 24 through Saturday, April 7. Draw On! is a community festival introduced by The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield, Conn. in 2006 to bring together people of all ages through the simple act of drawing. Innovative workshops and special events encourage participants to express themselves in new and imaginative ways. Last year Draw On! welcomed more than 11,500 people from all over the Northeast. They attended

drawing-related events in local libraries, schools, museums, senior centers, art guilds, local businesses, nature centers, historical societies, and recreation centers. This year attendance is expected to reach 13,000, with participating organizations to date in over eight states. Ongoing drawing opportunities for all ages will be available in Tamworth during the two weeks of Draw On! Visit the Cook Library to draw Art Cards for trading (thanks to Louise Wrobleski for instructions and inspiration), the Chocorua Library to draw images from books, The Other Store to draw, doodle and design at the tables, and the Tamworth Lyceum to add to the giant communal wall drawing. Drawing materials will be available

at all locations, or bring your own! Area residents will also have a number of opportunities to work with teachers on various drawing techniques. On Saturday, March 24, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., during the Remick Museum’s maple sugaring day, artist and museum educator Kathy Johnson will lead a group drawing of the Remick Farm and maple sugaring events. On Tuesday, March 27, from 4:00 to 5:00 PM at the Cook Library, create individual and group drawings using the Zentangle method (zentangle.com) with artist Chris Clyne. On Saturday, March 31 from 3 to 5 p.m. the Tamworth Lyceum will host a class with artist Jamie Oakes on the traditional drawing technique Chiaroscuro. Famed artist

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HIKING from page 25

to 4,000 footers. More recently still, light traction devices called Hillsound Trail Crampons are proving safer that MICROspikes on terrain that varies in steepness. I will be checking out a pair of these before the ice melts on the higher peaks, and write about that experience. But on a much more mellow note, if you aren’t focusing on the 4,000 footers or other peak lists, what type of groups do you go hiking with? In this age of special interests, spiritual groups from either a church or meditation group are ideal for group hikes. A few weeks ago, folks in such a group that I attend fairly frequently, initiated a group hike one Sunday afternoon. We car pooled in three cars and headed over to Denmark, Maine, and the neighborhood of one group member. Parking on a dirt side road, we hiked up some old logging roads on the south side of Pleasant Mountain. Our “goal” was an open ledge part way up the mountain. Our objective, was to enjoy an outing together on a beautiful winter day in a unique

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DILBERT

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By Holiday Mathis and make a soul connection, as well. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Gender differences will be a part of today’s story. You may realize your own subtle biases and make slight adjustments to your approach with the opposite sex. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Using your charming social graces may just help you get exactly what you want. However, you’ll only be able to keep your object of desire if you also happen to be qualified to receive it in the first place! CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). A project is coming together, and there are many people around you who could help you move things along. The one whose personality and skills are equal to and extremely different from your own will be the perfect partner. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Your body is getting stronger, and because of this you also feel more in control of your emotions than you did earlier in the week. There will be a sense that a pressure is off of you for now. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Loved ones may have expectations that you are unaware of, and it’s important to be open. Inquire about what they think should happen and what they are really wanting from you. TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (March 17). People will like what you’re doing and giving. Receiving compliments with grace takes practice, and you’ll get plenty of it this year. Your connection with a special friend grows continually stronger. Spring brings different ways of getting around and new rituals and habits. You’ll cash in on long-term projects in June. Taurus and Sagittarius people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 5, 1, 24, 19 and 40.

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ARIES (March 21-April 19). You are becoming wiser as you get to know yourself better. Research your past, and compare it to the present. Family pictures and mementos will be a springboard to broaden your sense of who you are. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You often get accused of being stubborn -- and for good reason. However, that same fixed quality may be your saving grace today. Besides, you have earned the right to be unreasonable once in a while. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You’ll be attracted to the tasks that take a herculean effort. You may have the sense that a job is too overwhelming to even know where you should start. Start where you are and with what you have. CANCER (June 22-July 22). Each new generation has the sense that what worked for their parents isn’t going to work for them. And they’re mostly right. The world is changing fast. But past generations still have much to offer you today, so listen up. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Taking care of household tasks is more challenging than you thought it would be. Things have a way of very quickly becoming a mess. Devote twice as much time to getting your surroundings in order than you think it will take. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You strive to listen more than you talk, and this habit will put you in a prime position. People love it when you listen to them. You might be the only one who makes someone feel heard. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Your aesthetic is honed now, and you’ll be most attracted to people who have similarly strong tastes and a definitive style. However, be sure to look deeper

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Today is Saturday, March 17, the 77th day of 2012. There are 289 days left in the year. This is St. Patrick’s Day. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 17, 1912, the Camp Fire Girls organization was incorporated in Washington, D.C., two years to the day after it was founded in Thetford, Vt. On this date: In A.D. 461 (or A.D. 493, depending on sources), St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, died in Saul. In 1762, New York’s first St. Patrick’s Day parade took place. In 1776, British forces evacuated Boston during the Revolutionary War. In 1910, the U.S. National Museum, a precursor to the National Museum of Natural History, opened in Washington, D.C. In 1941, the National Gallery of Art opened in Washington, D.C. In 1942, six days after departing the Philippines during World War II, Gen. Douglas MacArthur declared, “I came through and I shall return” as he arrived in Australia to become supreme commander of Allied forces in the southwest Pacific theater. In 1950, scientists at the University of California at Berkeley announced they had created a new radioactive element, “californium.” In 1966, a U.S. midget submarine located a missing hydrogen bomb which had fallen from an American bomber into the Mediterranean off Spain. In 1970, the United States cast its first veto in the U.N. Security Council. (The U.S. killed a resolution that would have condemned Britain for failure to use force to overthrow the white-ruled government of Rhodesia.) In 1992, in Illinois, Sen. Alan Dixon was defeated in his primary re-election bid by Carol Moseley-Braun, who went on to become the first black woman in the U.S. Senate. One year ago: The U.N. Security Council paved the way for international air strikes against Moammar Gadhafi’s forces, voting to authorize military action to protect civilians and impose a no-fly zone over Libya. U.S. drone missiles hit a village in Pakistan; U.S. officials said the group targeted was heavily armed and that some of its members were connected to al-Qaida, but Pakistani officials said the missiles hit a community meeting, killing four Taliban fighters and 38 civilians and tribal police. Today’s Birthdays: Jazz/New Age musician Paul Horn is 82. Rock musician Paul Kantner is 71. Singer-songwriter Jim Weatherly is 69. Singersongwriter John Sebastian is 68. Rock musician Harold Brown is 66. Actor Patrick Duffy is 63. Actor Kurt Russell is 61. Country singer Susie Allanson is 60. Actress Lesley-Anne Down is 58. Actor Mark Boone Jr. is 57. Actor Gary Sinise is 57. Actor Christian Clemenson is 54. Actress Vicki Lewis is 52. Actor Casey Siemaszko is 51. Writerdirector Rob Sitch is 50. Actor Rob Lowe is 48. Rock singer Billy Corgan is 45. Actor Mathew St. Patrick is 44. Actor Yanic Truesdale is 43. Soccer player Mia Hamm is 40. Rock musician Caroline Corr is 39. Actress Amelia Heinle is 39. Actress Marisa Coughlan is 38. Actress Natalie Zea is 37. Actress Brittany Daniel is 36.

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Insured • 603-539-6902 • 978-808-8315

INSURED • CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED

ELECTRIC

Ovals, Curves, Complex Curves Almost any shape or material, wood, plywood

Roofing MW Valley since 1984 North Conway 447-3011

Steven Gagne Residential & Commercial Insured • Master NH/ME

Perfect Cut Router Services

LLC

603-356-9058 603-726-6897

Animals #1 A Petlovers Service Who Let The Dogs Out?

2 Guinea Pigs: free to a good home. (603)452-5017.

603-356-6667 • 800-564-5527

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JONES MASONRY

Animals 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.

Kitties too! Pet sitters/ Pet taxi. Bonded and insured. Barbara Hogan. 383-9463.

PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY

RANIT

Adoption ADOPT- Raising your baby in our loving home would be a dream come true. Free counseling and expenses paid. Katie & Eleanor. Call toll free: 1-866-737-3176.

DEADLINE

for classifieds is noon the day prior to publication

356-2999

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 www.fouryourpawsonly.com. NIGERIAN Dwarf doelings and bucklings, $150 each, disbudded, most have blue eyes, 3 months old, multiple purchase discount. 207-925-2060 or conniwhittaker@fryeburgpottery.co m

One owner, garaged for 49 years, 4 x 4, soft top, CD sound system. All original. Generally good condition, needs some work. Must be looked at.

Asking $ 6000.00 Call Bob at 603-356-2316


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Autos HERMANSON!S AUTO WAREHOUSE, LTD Auto Sales & Repair Eastern Spaces Warehouse East Conway Road Hermansonsautowarehouse.com 07 Chevy HHR, 4cyl, auto, white .. ............................................$6,450 04 Chevy Avalanche, 4x4, V8, auto, black...........................$9,450 04 Dodge Durango, 4x4, V8, auto, 3rd row, silver......................$7,900 03 Chevy 1500, 4x4, V8, auto, silver .......................................$8,900 03 Chevy Trailblazer, 4x4, 6cyl, auto, silver...........................$6,950 03 Ford Expedition, 4x4, V8, auto, leather, maroon...................$7,950 03 Mitzubishi Outlander, awd, 4cyl, auto, blue ....................$5,750 03 Subaru Legacy GT, sedan, awd, 4cyl, 5spd, silver.........$5,900 02 Chevy Avalanche, 4x4, V8 auto, copper ........................$8,900 02 Chevy Suburban, 4x4, V8, auto, 3rd row, white.............$6,900 02 Nissan Xterra, 4x4, 6cyl, auto, blue......................................$6,450 02 Subaru Forester, awd, 5spd, silver....................................$5,900 02 Subaru Outback SW, awd, 4cyl, auto green ..................$6,900 01 Dodge Conv Van, V8, auto, high top, white.....................$4,750 01 Nissan Pathfinder, 4x4, 6cyl, auto, black...........................$6,450 01 Subaru Outback SW, awd, 4cyl, 5spd, green.................$5,450 01 Volvo V70, 5cyl, auto, leather, gold......................................$5,450 01 VW Passat SW, 4cyl, auto, gold......................................$4,900 00 Chevy Blazer, 4x4, 6cyl, auto, silver....................................$4,450 00 VW Beetle, 4cyl, auto, black.... ............................................$5,250 Our vehicles are guaranteed to pass inspection and come with a 20 day plate and 30 day mechanical warranty. In house financing with 50% down payment and a minimum $200/month payment at 0% APR for 12-18 month term. Please call Sales at 356-5117.

Child Care Center Conway in-home day care has openings for children 6 weeks and up. Open M-F 7:30am-6pm. Accepts State Aide. (603)733-5176. IN-HOME daycare has openings. Lots of fun and love. Call Kathie at 603-455-6860.

Crafts STUFF & THINGS A unique place to shop. Antiques, furniture, collectibles & more. Group space avail. Consignments wanted. 1470 Rt.16, Conway (one mile south of Kanc). Open Thurs-Sund 10-6pm. (603)447-5115.

Employment Wanted SEEKING driving job in the Conway area. I also have a CDL-B with medical card. Looking for part time. Excellent driving record. 603-397-7008.

For Rent 2-4 bedroom long term and seasonal. Starting at $750 call 603-383-8000, anne@fgpm.com. 3- 4 bedroom farmhouse, North Sandwich, detached barn, updated kitchen, dishwasher, 2 baths, washer and dryer. One dog or cat okay. Non-smoker. $1025/month, security deposit, references. Renter responsible for utilities and fuels. Call 603-284-7272 ARTIST Brook Condominium, 3 bedrooms with loft, 2 full baths 1400 s.f., w/d hook-up, no pets, electric heat. $800-$825/mo. 1st month 1/2 off. (603)423-0313 ext. 3701. bfortin@citysidecorp.com. BARTLETT 2 bdrm apt. Great view, $750/mo. plus utilities. 1 mo security, no smoking, pets considered. (508)776-3717. BARTLETT 2 bedroom, 2 bath furnished house on Attitash. Great yard, 2 car garage, w/d. $1100/mo plus. Long/ short term. Available 4/1. Dog okay. (978)944-6130.

For Rent

For Rent

For Rent

For Rent-Commercial

For Sale

BARTLETT cabin or a 3 room efficiency apt. Electric, wi-fi, cable included. Furnished. $675/mo. Call Charles (603)387-9014.

CONWAY STUDIO $475/mo. Includes heat, plowing & trash. Security, lease, no smoking or pets (603)447-6033.

OSSIPEE 2 bdrm mobile home. Furnished, enclosed porch, front deck, 1 car garage with lean-to. On Granite road, 1 mile from Rt.16. $750/mo. References, security deposit. (603)539-7082.

INTERVALE, NH Rt. 16A/302“Office space for rent” Single/ multiple rooms. For available rooms and rental price list see Johnsoncpa.com (207)636-7606.

ANTIQUE European Christ on cross. Hand carved, solid dark wood. 18.75”, wall hung. $450. (603-447-5682).

BARTLETT, available immediately, small pets considered. 2 bedroom/ 1 bath duplex home, furnished or unfurnished. Propane heat. $800/mo + utilities. One month security. References required. Mountain & Vale Realty 356-3300.

CALLING ALL LANDLORDS & RENTERS If you are frustrated with the process of renting, call Ben Wall, Pinkham RE Rental specialist, today: (603)356-5425.

Conway Village: Roommate wanted in beautiful furnished home. $550/mo. including utilities, own bath. (603)986-6082. CONWAY, pet possible, quaint, 2 br house, peaceful, w/d hook-up, yard, $900/mo plus utilities. (603)447-2033. THREE bedroom condo unit. Stark Road, Conway $800/mo. Security, utilities, no s/p, great location. Or for sale for $95,000 (603)447-2846.

NEW, VERY NICE Conway, West Side Rd., large 1 bdrm, new kitchen, bath, laundry, lease with good credit. $700/mo. (603)662-8349.

We have the rental property you are looking for! Look at our full page ad in the real estate section for listings. CENTER Conway 1 bdrm newly renovated apt. Off street parking, trash removal, snow plowing. Includes heat & electric $720/mo. (603)447-2838, (603)662-6402. CENTER Conway- 3 bd, 3 bath, finished walkout basement; one acre lot. Off Rt.302. Saco River beach access; Conway Schools. Energy efficient, woodstove, all appliances. Available immediately. $1375/mo. (561)373-7183. CENTER Conway- Duplex, 6 yrs old, 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath, w/d hook-up, wood floors, stainless appliances, full basement, efficient heat. References, no smoking/ pets. Secluded wooded setting $1000/mo plus utilities, first & security. (603)662-3700. CENTER Ossipee 2 & 3 bdrm townhouses. Rents start at $750/mo. Includes heat & hot water. 1 indoor cat okay. Call Mary (603)641-2163, Stewart Property Management. EHO. CENTER Ossipee: two 2 bedroom apts. available now & 1 studio. 1st floor, heat & plowing inc. Sec & references. No smoking, cats considered. $575-$795/mo. Call (603)539-5731, (603)866-2353. CHOCORUA 1 bedroom $600/mo includes parking, dumpster, snow removal, large kitchen, dishwasher, garbage disposal, full bath, living room with slider to sunny deck. Coin opt laundry. 603-323-8000. Facebook: Sweetwater Junction Apartments for pictures. CONWAY - 3 bed, 2 bath stunning furnished condo, spacious & bright, pool & tennis a must see $1400/mo +. Call Jeana at Re/Max Presidential (603)356-9444 or jeana@mwvhomes.com.

CONWAY 1 BEDROOM 1st floor, $625/mo. Includes heat, plowing & trash. Security, lease, no smoking or pets (603)447-6033. CONWAY 2 bdrm duplex. Deck, years lease, credit check, $850/mo. Bill Crowley; Re/Max 603-387-3784. CONWAY efficiency, newly renovated $600/mo. Includes heat, h/w. No smoking, no pets. References, security. (603)447-6612. CONWAY rooms for rent. Fridge microwave wi-fi cable, coin laundry, phones. $125-$175 per week. 603-447-3901. CONWAY Rt. 16 efficiency cabins. Single room w/ kitchenette and bath. Compact/ convenient. Starting at $400/mo. plus utilities. No Pets, no smoking. Credit/ security deposit required. Call 603-447-3815.

CONWAY- 197 W. Main St. 2 bedroom duplex, 1.5 baths, office, large living and dining room, laundry room, enclosed porch, private drive. Heat, hot water, plowing and dumpster included. $1200/mo plus security and references. Nonsmoking and no pets. 1 year lease (603)662-6087 or 603-447-2023. CONWAY/ Madison line- Fully furnished house for rent. 3 bed, 2 baths, $975/mo plus utilities. FMI 978-536-0200. CONWAY: Rooms for rent. Micro fridge, cable, wi-fi. $150$175 wkly. 447-3858. DENMARK- new walkout apt. 1 bedroom- $750/mo includes heat, power, cable, Internet, garage space & plowing. No smoking- sm pet considered. Sec deposit; one month dep; & credit check. (207)452-2330, (207)595-7816.

OSSIPEE apt. for rent. 1 bdrm, $500/mo. Broker interests, 539-9088. Ossipee efficiency apt. for rent. $500/mo. Broker interests 539-9088.

RENTALS Wolfeboro, Ossipee, Tamworth, Effingham, Wakefield and Alton Largest selection of houses, apartments, office space, store fronts, storage units and mobile homes. Short or long term. No pets please. See our website for details. DuCo Property Services, (603)539-5577 Mon-Fri 9-5pm.

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STONEHAM, ME: 1 bdrm over 2 car garage across from Keywadin Lake Dam. $650/mo. Call (603)452-5058. TAMWORH apartment for rent, small 1 bedroom, private seperate entrance. No pets. All utilities included. $550/mo. Call for info. (603)323-8852. 1 bedroom house. Kitchen/ living room combination, bath w/ large shower. 1 yr. lease. 1st month & security dep. $550/mo. Available April 15th. Rt.16 Tamworth. For appointment (603)323-7671 or (603)323-7008.

FRYEBURG- 1st floor, 2 bedroom, new paint & carpet, efficient. No smoking or pets. $600/mo plus utilities. Security deposit. (207)935-2638.

TWIN Mountain: 2 + bdrms, 1 bath house with 2 car garage situated on nearly 60 acres has mt views, convenient in-town location. $900/mo. plus utilities. Avail. April 1st. Pets OK. (978)327-0892.

GLEN, main floor, 2 bedroom, 2 bath, w/d, pet friendly. Available April 15th, can be seen now by appointment. $950/mo + utilities. One month security. References required. Mountain & Vale Realty 356-3300.

CONWAY Lake front 3 bdrm cabin, sandy beach $1425/wk, see www.wilsoncabins.com (206)303-8399.

INTERVALE private rooms: 1-2 beds, TV, fridge, Internet, utilities. Kitchen, phones, computers, laundry. $150-175/week (603)383-9779. LOVELL- 2 bdrm apt. New construction, 1500 s.f., $900/mo. Mt. Washington view (207)809-4074. MADISON farmhouse; over 3000s.f.; rent or rent-to-own. 2.25 acres, 7 bedrooms, 4 baths, 2 kitchens $1760/mo., barn $160/mo. (727)252-4626. NORTH Conway $575/mo plus utilities; studio plus living room, large kitchen & balcony (603)522-5251. DOWNTOWN North Conway spacious 1 bedroom apt. Security and references required. $675/mo. heat, plowing, trash removal included. Available immediately (781)686-0511. NORTH Conway unfurnished 2 bdrm, 1 bath condo. 2nd floor, 1 year lease. No pets or smoking. $700/mo + utility. Security & credit check. Rich Johnson, Select RE (603)447-3813. NORTH Conway Village, 1 bdrm apt. $600/mo plus utilities. No smoking. Call 986-6806. NORTH Conway Village, large 3 bdrm apt. $1200/mo plus utilities. No smoking 986-6806. North Conway, 280 Thompson. 3 bedroom, 2 bath 1400 s.f., electric/ wood heat, no pets $775/mo. 1st month 1/2 off. (603)423-0313 ext. 3701. bfortin@citysidecorp.com. NORTH Conway, West Side Rd, small 2 bdrm, 1 bath house. $700 + plus security & utilities, references required. (603)356-3504.

For Rent-Vacation

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

For Rent-Commercial 24X36 garage/ workshop/ wood working/ auto body repair shop. Lovell Village, ME. $350 plus. (603)828-3661.

BILLBOARD For Rent

8’x8’

Rt302, Glen Only $425/mo FMI 490-2622

PRIME RETAIL SPACE!! NORTH CONWAY VILLAGE Busy Main Street location 725 sq ft. Call today! Sheila 356-6321 x 6469 sheiladuane@attitashrealty.com

FREE rent 4 renovation; commercial space 1700 sq.ft. Prime location on Rt.16, Jackson w/ living quarters. Call (603)383-9151. GARAGE/ workshop, 900s.f. Overhead door; large plowed driveway; personal bathroom; propane heat; in-town location. $550/mo. Call Jon (603)447-3336.

N.CONWAY Scenic Vista Carriage House: 2nd floor space with 1st floor bath. Rt16 signage & entrance, off street parking. Quiet, peaceful Mt Washington views, ideal for writers; a single tenant building also perfect for band practice- make all the music you want. 1,000sf, $725/mo & CAM plus 1 car garage $125/mo. JT Realty, Joy Tarbell (603)986-8188, or Joy@JTRealty.com. NORTH Conway Village- 400 to 1450 sq.ft. Premium office/ retail space. 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. OFFICE, Warehouse, Storage and Land Spaces available at #29 Rt113, Albany, next to Coleman’s, within sight of RT16. Clean, heated, a/c, paved parking and restrooms. Fit up available. Rates negotiable by motivated owner. Call 603-651-7041. OSSIPEE- 1230 Rte 16. 2 floor office 1900 sq.ft. lighted billboard, parking. $1100/mo. no utilities. 603-387-8458 tina@metrocast.net. SMALL office space for rent. Approx. 500 s.f., $500/mo. Broker interest. 539-9088.

For Sale 19” Samsung flat screen com puter monitor asking $50. Also computer speakers asking $15. Both in great condition. Call 603-452-8342. 2 large bureaus; solid maple $150, solid pine $90, new table/ light combo $36, table/ chair combo $60, 50 drawer shell collection $60, metal queen bed frame $24, computer desk $60, wooden dollhouse with all furniture $120, Captain’s chair $15, tray table $9. Make an offer! (603)733-5272, (603)662-6725. 2 WAY Motorola radios. Hand held, 2 mile range, extra battery, carry case. $250 (603-447-5682). 2000 27F Terry travel trailer, rear bedroom, dinette- couch slide out, not towed much. Good condition. $5,800/obo (603)662-8595. 30+ vintage record album sets(78 RPM). Good condition asking $100 Call (603)452-8342. 5 year old 12x16 gambrel shed wood construction $1250/obo (603)662-8595. 58 FOSTORIA crystal stemware, "Wedding Ring", 1/4" platinum band, etched logo, nice ring. $975. 447-5682. 6X8 camp bathhouse, shower, vanity, toilet, sired with domestic water heater $1100/obo (603)662-8595. AMAZING! Beautiful pillowtop matress sets, twin $169, full or queen $249, king $399. See AD under “Furniture”. BUNK beds, black, metal, very good condition. $75. firm (603)447-5087.

BEDROOM- Solid cherrywood sleigh bed. Dresser, mirror, chest, night stand. New! Cost $2,200 sell $895. (603)235-1773

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

D&D OIL Fuel oil and Kerosene, great prices. Call (207)890-6616 or (207)935-3834, or visit: dndoil.com.

DRY FIREWOOD $275/cord

WHITE MTN. FIREWOOD 603-356-5521 FIREWOOD cut, spit and delivered. 16”, 18”, 20”, 22” $275/cord. 12”, 14” also available (603)356-5923.

FIREWOOD Green Firewood $200/cord Minimum 2 cord delivery. Delivery fee may apply.

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FIREWOOD Kiln dried hardwood for sale. $300/cord plus delivery charge. Call Ossipee Mountain Land Co. 603.323.7677. FIREWOOD- Dry $300/cord 16”. Call for delivery arrangements. (603)730-2260. GOLDS Gym weight bench plus York 110lb weight set. $100/obo. (603)356-7732. GUNS, Guns, Guns. I trade, swap, exchange. I do not sell guns. This is a hobby. Please call if you want to trade. Please no junk. Tel. (603)367-8589. HAD Accident can't ski! Soloman X-Scream 179 cm skis and bindings $75/BO; Volant Super S 180 cm, w/ Marker bindings, $50/BO; AB Lounger, $20 603-449-2140.

J. GAMMON FIREWOOD Cut and split, 1.5 cord delivery, $220/cord. (603)539-2782. LAWN tractor 46” cut, 16 hp Snapper. Clean runs great $350/obo (207)935-1420.

LYMANOIL.COM Save 30% to 60% on all stock pellet stoves from Napoleon, Wittus and Ecoteck. Jesse E Lyman Oil and Propane, North Conway (603)356-2411.

MUST SELL Tonneau cover fits 96’ Dodge 8’ bed $200/obo. Truck cap fits 6’ bed $50/obo. Binks Contractor paint sprayer w/ hose and sprayer $150/obo. 6x8 Utility Trailer $200/obo. (207)647-3051, (603)662-8163. NEED Cash? Sell your stuff on Ebay. We do the work. You get cash! 10 years experience. ABCybersell (207)925-3135 Mike.

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

For a video tour go to: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DcX8mKIu01Q For more information call Mark 603-356-3456.


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Help Wanted

Help Wanted

by Abigail Van Buren

MAN FEARS WOMAN’S DIVORCE IS TRIGGERED BY CHILDHOOD CRUSH

DEAR ABBY: One of my sister’s best friends, “Tara,” has had a crush on me since we were kids. She’s 21 and I’m 25. My sister always knew about it, but never told me. I had a crush on Tara, too, but I was too shy to tell her. I moved out of state when I turned 18, but Tara still lives there. She and my sister keep in touch. Now that I’m back in town, Tara has been coming to visit me. We have no physical contact, only verbal. During one of the visits she confessed her crush and so did I. The trouble is, Tara got married a year ago and has a 2-month-old baby with her husband. She says she hasn’t been happy in her marriage and has filed for a divorce. We want to be together, but want to wait for the divorce to be final before starting a relationship. I suspect that she’s only divorcing her husband to be with me. Am I being too quick to judge? Is it a bad idea to be with her? Should we just remain good friends? I need a woman’s opinion. -- UNCERTAIN IN TEXAS DEAR UNCERTAIN: If you and Tara are serious about not starting a relationship until her divorce is final, then the answers to your questions will become apparent during that process. But please remember, ending her marriage will probably not cause her husband to vanish into the ether. Because he’s the father of her baby, he will be part of your lives forever. DEAR ABBY: My husband, “Simon,” is a workaholic. I didn’t know him long before I married him, which was a mistake. He never adapted to being part of a couple. His rewards all came from work -- the paychecks, kudos from clients and fellow employees, and others saying what a good provider he was. He bought our kids’ love with presents, not presence.

He was gone at dawn, came home after the kids were in bed, volunteered to work on his “off” days and usually stayed later than scheduled. He kept busy with everyone and everything except us. I raised our children alone and worked outside the home as well. I took them to their sports events, extra activities and to the synagogue. We didn’t need the “extra” money, but he was never satisfied, always wanting more. I was faithful to a ghost, living alone and crying for too long. After 30 years I realized I didn’t miss him anymore. He had broken my heart and fractured my dreams. It’s too late for me to start again and find love. Abby, tell young wives to trust their hearts and priorities. They deserve warmth, not cold cash. -- ALONE NOW BY CHOICE IN PENNSYLVANIA DEAR ALONE: What a sad story. You married someone who may have had such an overwhelming fear of poverty that he sacrificed the joys of family for financial security. While you may not have had romance, I’m sure you have earned the love of your children. Allow yourself to enjoy what your husband has accumulated. And if you’ve had enough of solitude, consider this: It’s never too late to find love. People of every age do it every day, but first you need to find it within yourself. Unless you do, your bitterness will spill over onto every relationship you have. TO MY IRISH READERS: “May the most you wish for “be the least you get. “May the best times you’ve ever had “be the worst you will ever see.” Happy St. Patrick’s Day! -- LOVE, ABBY

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

Doonesbury

by Gary Trudeau

Come work in a fun and fast paced environment! Now hiring for the 2012 Spring and Summer Seasons!

* Dishwashers & Houseman * • Flexible schedule needed • Team players only • Will train the right candidate Please stop at the resort to fill out an application!

We offer competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package! Please check our website for specific details on each position

Echocardiographer - Per Diem Primary Care Registration Clerk- Per Diem Primary Care Medical Assistant - Per Diem Obstetrics RN - Per Diem Respiratory Therapist - Full Time Medical Technologist - Per Diem A completed Application is required to apply for all positions Website: www.memorialhospitalnh.org. Contact: Human Resources, Memorial Hospital, an EOE PO Box 5001, No. Conway, NH 03860. Phone: (603)356-5461 • Fax: (603)356-9121

For Sale PAINTINGS: 3 large sized R.G. Packer. Beautifully framed. $350 each or best offer. (603)759-3010. PRINTER – HP Laserjet 4000N printer and two print cartridges, $150, (603)356-9421 X10. TOASTMASTER commercial ID-2, 110/220V, 4 slice automatic pop-up, excellent condition. Best restaurant toaster made. $150. (603)447-5682. TORO riding mower 46” cut, 3 blades, 20hp hydrostatic transmission, 49 hours on machine $700. (207)749-0562. WASTE Oil heater for sale. $1000. Interested call (603)986-5325. WEBER Genesis E-310 gas grill. Excellent shape paid $900 Asking $400. (603)860-4129 (Jackson). WINCHESTER Model 1400 12 ga. semi-auto shotgun, very good condition $325 (603)447-2679. WOOD cookstove, black with nickle trim and bread warmer. $650. Call (603)447-6951.

For Sale

Furniture

WOOD HEAT

MATTRESS & FURNITURE CLOSEOUTS AND OVERSTOCKS!

Vigas Gasification Wood Boilers Call today for information & to see a live demonstration! Alternative Heating of Mt. Washington Valley

(603)387-0553 vigasboilers.com Furniture AMAZING!

Beautiful Queen or Full-size mattress set. Luxury Firm European Pillow-top style. Fabulous back & hip support. Factory sealed - new 10-Yr. warranty. Cost $1095, sell $249. Can deliver 603-305-9763. CASH & Carry blow out sale! Chairs $5, sofas from $40 at the Glen Warehouse. 383-6665. OPENING Soon.. Rare Finds Consignment Gallery is now looking for good quality previously enjoyed furniture and home decor. Please call 603-323-8900 for more information.

20% OFF ENTIRE STORE! RECLINERS $299, FUTONS, $299 BUNKBEDS, $399 SOFAS, $599 RUSTIC FURNITURE AND ARTWORK TOO! COZY CABIN RUSTICS AND MATTRESS OUTLET 517 WHITTIER HWY. (RTE 25) MOULTONBORO CALL JAY 603-662-9066 WWW.VISCODIRECT.COM

Free HIGHEST cash price paid for your scrap box trailers, school busses, heavy equipment and cars. (207)393-7318. PAY $300 minimum for your junk car/ truck picked up. Also buying junk vehicles, light iron, heavy iron over the scales. We also buy copper, brass, wire, aluminum, batteries and much more. Call for scale (603)323-7363. T&B Appliance Removal. Appliances & AC’s removed free of charge if outside. Please call (603)986-5506.

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

Help Wanted BEA’S CAFE WAITSTAFF

now hiring. Apply in person next to Aubuchon Hardware, Conway. CAMP Robin Hood, a children’s sleep over camp located in Freedom NH on Lake Ossipee, is looking for registered nurses between June 17th- August 9th. Looking for Nurses to work in weekly intervals. Please contact Codirector Jamie Cole (216)470-7393. CARROLL County Landscape, Inc. - Installation assistant foreman, minimum three years planting experience, valid license, clean driving record. Please send resume to cclinc@metrocast.net.

Large, established MWV Hospitality Property has openings for experienced

BREAKFAST COOK Salary comensurate with experience. Benefits available.

Send resumes to: PO Box 541, N.Conway, NH 03860 NEED extra Income? Become an Avon Team Member. Advancement opportunity. For more info call Gina (603)323-2390.

IMMEDIATE OPENING with Tri-County Cap

Workplace Success Community Job Specialist.

Position entails developing temporary work experience program assignments and on-the-job training opportunities for TANF recipients at area non-profits, local governments and businesses. After placement, the Community Job Specialist monitors client progress and ensures a positive working relationship and regular communication with the host site/employer, the client, and the local NHEP Team. Position involves frequent (paid) travel throughout the North Country. Bachelor’s Degree in related field and minimum 2 years work experience in counseling, education, social services or human resources. An Associate’s degree with at least 4 years of appropriate experience may be considered in lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree.

Send resume to: TCCAP, PO Box 367, Berlin, NH 03570 Or e-mail in MS word or PDF to: resource@tccap.org by 3/24/12. E-mail for full job description. No calls please TCCAP is an equal opportunity employer.


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Help Wanted

Help Wanted

MADISON SCHOOL DISTRICT has an immediate opening for

LUNCH PERSONNEL 21 hours per week, Monday-Friday. Must be able to lift 50lbs. Applications are available at:

Madison Elementary School 2067 Village Road, Madison, NH 03849 and SAU#13, 881A Tamworth Road, Tamworth, NH 03886 Application deadline: March 26, 2012

EOE

Come work in a fun and fast paced environment! Now hiring for the 2012 Spring and Summer Seasons!

* Hosts/ Servers/ Bartenders * • Energetic candidate with a friendly personality • Flexible schedule availability needed • Nights, weekends, holidays • Will train the right candidate

* Sous Chef & Line Cooks * • Experience preferred • Nights, weekends, holidays • Team Player

* Lifeguard *

• Friendly and outgoing personalities needed • Flexible schedule • We provide certification • Nights, weekend and holiday availability a must You may stop at the resort to pick up an application or email or mail resumes to: slambert@redjacketmountainview.com RJMV Resort, Attn: Steve Lambert PO Box 2000, North Conway, NH 03860

POSITIONS AVAILABLE: (Based in/around Fryeburg, Maine)

Help Wanted

Help Wanted

CREATIVE Sunday School teacher to work with young children on Sunday mornings at Chocorua Community Church 4 hours/wk. Pay commensurate with experience. Must be 18 years or older. Send resume with references to: pastorkent@roadrunner.com E.O.E.

Now taking applications for experienced cooks, bartenders, waitstaff and dishwashers. Must be fast, professional polite; with reliable car. Bring resume to Sunny Villa in Ossipee.

DOWN To Earth Flower Gardening is looking for someone who is hardworking, self motivated and reliable to do Perennial flower gardening for the ‘12 Summer Season. Experience is preferred. Call (603)387-1515.

Operations Manager At new garden center in Albany. Plant knowledge and customer Service is a must! Opening May 2012.

Please call 603-253-7111 For more details.

LANDSCAPE company seeks dependable, serious, motivated individual with strong experience in all phases of landscape maintenance and installation. Mechanical and building experience a plus. Must have/ get medical card. No smoking. Call for application and interview, (603)383-6466.

SEASONAL Maintenance Position- Our summer camp is looking for someone 21 years or older, personable and with good driving record. Job requires basic carpentry skills, knowledge of plumbing, mechanically inclined, heavy lifting and weekends a must. Send cover letter and resume to mark@camphuckins.com by March 20, 2012.

MACHINIST

THE MET Coffee House

wanted for some production, tooling, and experimental work. Prefer experience in deep hold drilling, lathe work, milling machine and trepanning with both large & small products. Must be versatile, and have common sense. Send resume to Machinist, PO Box 310, Fryeburg, ME 04037.

Is seeking a qualified and experienced Barista and Cashier. If interested, send an email to: lorymax.service@live.com.

NOW Hiring- Summer Camp Counselors for Brownfield’s Husky Camp. Full and part time counselors needed for 10 weeks. Must have driver’s license, CPR & First Aid certification, be able to pass background check, & be at least 18 years old. Send resume to Tara at brownfieldrecdept@yahoo.com.

Home Improvements

WELL established full service beauty salon with an excellent location, looking for the right hair dresser to join our team. Call (207)647-8355.

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.

Campground Manager Responsibilities include managing all aspects of a river campground and busy river access facility. Objectives will include providing information / education to the public, maintaining the entire facility and coordinate parking / logistics. Some evening and nights may be required.

River Runner Responsibilities include leading and being part of a river clean up / maintenance crew along 50+ miles of the Saco River. An applicant must enjoy working the public and discussing proper river etiquette with river users. This position will also assist operations at Swans Falls and other river access facilities from Fryeburg to Brownfield Maine. Other Positions, (full & part time)- River Clean Up Staff, Campground Staff, Weekend River Access, Personnel & Parking Attendants. Resumes can be emailed to bobt@sacorivercouncil.org. Applications can also be obtained at Saco Bound in Center Conway or Saco River Canoe & Kayak in Fryeburg. Mail can be sent to: SRRC PO Box 363, Fryeburg, ME 04037

HOUSEKEEPING ASST. MANAGER Attitash Mountain Service Co. is seeking an experienced assistant manager for our housekeeping department. Candidate should have strong leadership skills, strong communication skills (both oral and written), strong hospitality skills, scheduling flexibility, enjoy a fast paced environment, enjoy doing a variety of tasks. Excellent benefits. Salary commensurate w/experience. Confidentiality guaranteed.

Mail your resume to Donna Finnie, Human Resource Dept. at AMSCO, PO Box 826, North Conway NH 03860 or e-mail DonnaFinnie@EasternSlopeInn.com

Come work in a fun and fast paced environment! Now hiring for the 2012 Spring and Summer Seasons!

* Water Park Supervisors * • Candidate will possess a great attitude and must be a team player with great organizational skills. • Flexible schedule needed - nights/ weekends/ holidays • Life guard training provided by the resort

Home Improvements

Home Improvements

AM BUILDERS

TIM DIPIETRO ELECTRIC

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

Licensed in NH, ME. No job too small. Fully insured. Call (603)356-2248

GRANITE COUNTERS

FLYFISHING LESSONS

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

HARDWOOD FLOORS C.R. Schneider Hardwood Floors. Installed, sanded, refinished. 35 yrs. in business. Chris (603)539-4015. HAVE a home improvement project or repair? Get free multiple estimates. MWVContractors.com.

Home Works Remodelers

All phases of construction, from repairs to complete homes. www.sites.google.com/site/home worksremodelers/ (603)455-7115, (603)447-2402, homwrksrem@yahoo.com. LAKES Region Ridgeline Builders LLC. This month thru April we are taking an additional 10% off all siding & roofing projects, by mentioning this ad. When Quality & Integrity Count!! Give us a call. 603-630-5023603-539-3412.

LEONARD BUILDERS Full service contractor: roofing, siding, windows, doors, decks, additions, garages, baths, kitchens, hardwood floors, small repairs. Expert technicians, reasonable prices, prompt service, fully insured. 603-447-6980 www.leonardbuild.com MASONRY/ Tile: new, restora tion, chimney relining/ repair, pavers, fireplaces, stone, brick, block. 603-726-8679.

NASH BUILDERS New homes, additions remodeling, decks, kitchens, roofing. A complete quality building service. Call Bob 603-662-7086.

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

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

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

Land 27 +/- acres, 1/8 mile road frontage. 750’ brook frontage. Septic, well, driveway. Easy access South Chatham Road. Priced to sell $60K negotiable (307)607-4532, (603)986-3018. 60 acres, $60,000. Brownfield at Kennard Hill Road on westerly side of the Porter town line. (561)352-1213. CENTER Conway. Location, Location, Location! Jct. of 302 and 113. 78 acres. $299,000. 603-367-8054. JACKSON 1.1 acre lot on quiet, paved cul-de-sac. Mt. Washington views. Reduced to $49,900. (603)367-4770. TWO building lots, both with great views, 1 mile from Fryeburg Academy. Will build to suit. Call (603)662-7086.

Looking To Rent RETIRED couple looking for long term lease, condo or house with 2-3 bedrooms, 2 baths, storage. North Conway, Intervale, Glen, area. (603)569-1073. VERY clean responsible family looking for a house to rent in Fryeburg area. Experienced carpenter in property management if needed. Great references. Call (207)713-4931.

Motorcycles 2007 Harley Street Glide FLHX, 5900 miles, thousands in extras, $13,900/obo. (603)986-9921.

Seasonal Employment on the White Mountain National Forest Three ranger districts plan to fill seasonal positions in several program areas for the spring/summer/fall of 2012:Developed site management, trailmaintenance, visitor information services and backcountry/wildernesssupport.Duty stations are located in Conway, Gorham and Campton.

Please email resumes to slambert@redjacketmountainview.com or stop at the Resort to pick up an application

For application information please visit: www.fs.fed.us/r9/forests/white_mountain/employment Application deadline: March 18, 2012

Saco Bound Outdoors & Northern Waters Outfitters Positions available Assistant Outdoor Operations Manager, Sales and Marketing coordinator (Based in Center Conway, NH)

EXPERIENCED LICENSED ELECTRICIAN

Other seasonal positions- (based in Center Conway & Some in Errol, NH) River Staff, Customer Service/Reservation Representatives, Shuttle Drivers, General Maintenance and Bus drivers. To request an application or to send a resume email employment@sacobound.com. Applications can also be picked up at Saco Bound in Center Conway on route 302. Mail can be sent to: Saco Bound Outdoors PO Box 119, Center Conway, NH 03813

Competitive wages, benefits, full time position, capable of running projects.

Ray's Electric in business over 54 years. Leading contractor in the area.

Call for appointment. 603-752-1370.


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Motorcycles

Services

Services

Buy • Sell • Trade www.motoworks.biz

Cleaning & More

No job too small. Plus interior house painting. Reasonable rates. Conway and Freedom areas. Call George (603)986-5284.

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

Recreation Vehicles 2005 Four Winds Chateau 31P Class C Motorhome. 10,909 miles. $38,500/obo. (603)387-2950 or jeff_and_tracy@yahoo.com.

Vacation Rentals Private Homes Offices 24/7 Windows

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

Custom Saw Milling

Almost time for Spring clean-ups. Repair that lawn, rake that yard, remove that debris. Free quotes, fully insured. (603)662-4254, (888)895-0102.

BY OWNER

JACKSON NH SPECIAL 4000 sq. ft. home by owner for the discriminating buyer seeking that unique mountain location. Magnificent views, private, unique floor plan, billiard room, hot tub, 3 bedrooms, 2 fireplaces, 2 woodstoves, large 2 story 5 car garage - screen house, many other amenities. 2.2 acres. Fire sale priced: $495,000. Call motivated seller for private viewing. (603)356-5109 or (603)387-2265.

Real Estate, Time Share

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

DEPENDABLE, honest hardworking person available for residential, vacation or business cleaning. References and excellent rates. (603)733-8852. EZ-BREATHE home ventilation systems. Remove humidity, mold/ mildew, pollutants and smells from your entire home. Asthma or allergies? Call now for free consultation. Tony Lash 603-387-5263 www.tonylash.org www.ezbreathe.com

FOR sale by owner- deluxe one bedroom condo, week 42, at the Suites at Attitash Mountain Village, 1200 sq.ft. $11,500. (207)251-4595.

FORMER LNA with lots of experience available all shifts. Easy going, caring and dependable (603)986-3573.

TIME share in Palm Beach, Florida, week 18. Sleeps 6. Ocean swimming. Asking $2000. (603)356-5677

FREE Pick-up of computers, appliances and most electronics call or text 603-915-1666 or e-mail clrecyclingllc@yahoo.com.

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

Roommate Wanted SMOKE-FREE home- Effingham, share home- utilities included. $100/wk. Art, (603)539-5699. FRYEBURG Village $125/week, includes all utilities, cable, trash, plowing, nice place (603)986-9516. HOME to share in Eaton $125/week. (603)447-4923. NORTH Conway- room in pri vate home. Male, no smokers/ drinking, cable, all util., $375/mo. 662-6571.

Services #1 SANDY'S CLEANING Private, seasonal homes, rentals, commercial, construction cleaning. Security checks, maintenance. 30 years serving the valley. (603)383-9342.

A CLEAN HOME Preston’s Cleaning Service. Spring cleaning. Cleaning residential/ commercial offices, 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.

BIZEE BEE HOME SERVICES

Vacation & residential cleaning, laundry, trash, windows & light property maintenance. Call 603.447.5233 www.bizeebeeservices.com

TRACTOR for hire. 4x4, 40hp tractor loader with York rake, scraper blade. By the hour or job. Also backhoe for hire. Veno Construction Co. (603)936-9516 or (207)935-7583.

YARD BIRDS

HOME MAINTENANCE SERVICES

Specializing in home & condo checks, maintenance, repair work & painting, haul away services, spring cleanups & handyman work. Senior discounts; free estimates. No job too small, call Sean (603)986-3201. HYPNOSIS for habit change, stress, regression. Michael Hathaway, DCH, certified hypnotherapist. Madison 367-8851. www.whitemountainhypnosiscenter.com. INTERIOR/ Exterior Painting fully insured call (603)662-9624 or www.extremepainters.com Free Estimates.

IPOD FIX IT Not just iPods, but Digital Cameras, Smartphones, Game Systems LCD- TV"S. not listed? Just ask! 603-752-9838.

Snowmobiles 1989 Enticer snowmobile. Dependable. 2 up, reverse, rack. $400. (603)539-3774. 1997 Polaris XLT 600 triple, 2-up, light front end damage, runs and drives great. Comes with a complete other 1997 XLT with perfect parts to repair the 2-up. $1200. (603)662-8595. 2005 Polaris classic 550, 3200 miles good condition, test drive today. $1700/obo. (603)662-8595.

Storage Space All your storage needs in the heart of the valley. Modern, clean, dry and secure. Mountain Valley Self Storage (603)356-3773. www.mvselfstorage.com. BROWNFIELD Self Storage. 10x10, 10x15, 10x20,10x30. Prepay 6 months- 7th month free! Call for prices. (207)625-8390. COMMERCIAL Storage Units, centrally located in North Conway, 200 sq.ft. and up. Ideal for small businesses. Call Roger (603)452-8888. EAST Wakefield- Rt153- Located close to both Belleau and Province Lakes. Self storage units available 5x10, 10x10, & 10x25. 24 hour easy access. ducopropertyservices.webnode.com

(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.

John’s Cleaning Service

GLEN WAREHOUSE

Meticulous cleaning for home or business. Also carpet cleaning, windows, floor refinishing. Local family business (207)393-7285.

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

M OVING TRUCK FOR RENT 15 foot box truck available for moves within Mt Washington Valley. Lowest rates in town. FMI, call Kyla at Pinkham RE: (603)356-5425.

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

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

PROCLEAN SERVICES Spring cleaning time. Carpet cleaning, windows, rental cleaning, strip- wax floors, high dusting. Commercial- residential. Insured (603)356-6098.

SAND CLEAN-UP

CLEAN-UP work at $9- $12/hour, yard upkeep, etc. Pete (603)733-8051.

parking lot sweeping, spring clean-ups on sidewalks and lawns. Plan ahead, call now! Serving all Mt. Washington Valley. Total Property Maintenance (207)739-9355.

Experienced Caregiver

WET BASEMENTS,

Assisted living care in my home; adult day care. 17+ years experience. References. Call for rates (207)935-4479.

cracked walls, buckling wall? Straighten with no digging, 603-356-4759 rwnpropertyservices.com.

PUBLIC NOTICE

WOOD turning mini- mid: Lathe. Also turning tools, chucks, etc. Good condition only. (603)374-6658.

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

EAST COAST ART & ANTIQUE BUYERS

GOLD OVER $1,750/0Z.! 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. VINTAGE Clothing pre 1970 & accessories hats jewelry lingerie etc. Potato Barn Antiques Northumberland 603-636-2611.

Yard Sale GIANT INDOOR YARD SALE

Rt. 16 Ossipee, 1.5 miles south of Hannafords. Look for signs. Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 9am-2pm. Tools furniture antiques.

IN HOUSE YARD SALE Piano, refrigerator, washer, dryer, coffe table, etc. 82 Washington Street, Conway. 8am-Noon, Saturday 3/17. (603)447-3371. INDOOR yard sale Saturday 9-2pm. Hundreds of items. Cross Road, Madison, between Rt41 & Ossipee Lake Road. Gray warehouse (603)539-7054.

Itʼs never been easier!

Beatrice Davis Jerry Dougherty IV John Allen Board of Selectmen

TOWN OF CONWAY Public Hearings Notice Community Development Block Grant Project The Conway Board of Selectmen will hold three consecutive Public Hearings on Tuesday, April 3, 2012, 4:05 p.m. at The Conway Town Offices, 1634 East Main Street, Center Conway, New Hampshire 03813. Community Development Block Grant funds are available to municipalities through the NH Community Development Finance Authority. Up to $500,000 annually is available on a competitive basis for economic development, public facility and housing projects, and up to $350,000 for emergency activities. Up to $12,000 is available for feasibility study grants. All projects must directly benefit a majority of low and moderate income persons. The public hearings will hear public comment on the following: 1. A proposed application to the Community Development Finance Authority for up to $350,000 in Community Development Block Grant Emergency Funds. The CDBG funds will be used toward the voluntary FEMA Buy Out Program at Transvale Acres. Many of the homes in Transvale Acres sustained extreme damage from flooding in August 2011. The majority of the beneficiaries of this project are of low and moderate income.

3. and the Residential Antidisplacement and Relocation Assistance Plan.

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

BROKEN guns, junk or spoiled guns. Any type, new or old, doesn’t matter. Gary (603)447-6951.

Effective March 12, 2012, the Wilson Bridge on Wilson Road in Jackson will be CLOSED temporarily for redecking for approximately 2 weeks.

2. The Housing and Community Development Plan; and,

STORAGE trailers for rent, 27 to 45’. Good clean dry units. Call D. Rock. 1-800-433-7625.

Wanted

TOWN OF JACKSON

Art, collections, furnishings, books, etc. Professional, discrete. Marc (603)986-8235.

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.

$300 & up for unwanted cars & trucks. Call Ricker Auto Salvage (603)323-7363.

PUBLIC NOTICE

Ossipee Corner Light and Power Precinct Annual Meeting will be held at the fire station on March 20, 2012, Tuesday at 7PM. Resident voters will select on commissioner and officials and vote on the 2012 budget.

TOTAL FLOOR CARE

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

Real Estate Custom home 7.8 acres on Craigslist: “Realty By Owner 2 Bedroom Home White Mt View”. Centrally located to major routes. Snowmobile to Canada. $149,900 (Brownfield, ME). (207)935-1121.

Wanted

THE HANDYMAN

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Provisions for persons with special needs can be made by contacting the Town Manager’s Office, via telephone or mail, at least five days prior to the public hearing. Town of Conway 1634 East Main Street Center Conway, New Hampshire 03813 (603) 447-3811


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Madison Town Column Cathie Gregg rehab@ncia.net

White Mountain Waldorf School to hold knitting workshop on March 20

Please note that Lisa Hayford will be taking over the Madison Column temporarily as of the next column. I will be busy this summer with “Baby Season” at the wildlife center and also in the midst of the construction of our new conference center at Elaine Conners Center for Wildlife. It will be exciting but also a very busy time. Lisa has done the column before in the summertime and I appreciate her stepping in to take it over until fall. Lisa’s e-mail for news is hayford.lisa@yahoo. com. She will be happy to hear from you. Don’t forget to license your dog. Licenses expire on April 30. New and renewal applications can be obtained at the town hall or downloaded from the Madison website at www.madison-nh.org. Bring (or mail)your pet’s current rabies certificate, spay or neuter certificate and the appropriate fee to Office of the Town Clerk, P.O. Box 248, Madison, NH, 03849. The Madison Library’s film fanatics free movies will continue on Wednesday afternoons through May 25. The movies are shown in the library’s Chick Room and the March 21 movie will start at 1:30 p.m., after that, movies will begin at 2 p.m. All are welcome. Bring a snack if you like. Call the library for a lineup of films — 367-8545. On Saturday, April 7, at 11 a.m. (after the Madison Recreation Department’s Egg Hunt at 10 a.m.) the Madison Library and Friends of the Library will host a hands-on egg art workshop led by Russian artist and storyteller Marina Forbes. Ms. Forbes will show photographs and introduce the famous Faberge jeweled eggs, then teach Russian folk art designs that participants can paint on their own eggs. There is no cost for the workshop but the wooded eggs and egg stands that participants paint and then take home cost either $7 or $10, depending on size. The workshop is recommended for adults, teens and for families with children over six years. To register, call the library at 367-8545. Madison and Freedom will have a rabies clinic for dogs and cats on April 19 at the Freedom Fire Station. There will be a $10 vaccination fee. Bring your pet on a leash or in a cage for their safety and yours. Dog tags will be available for Freedom and Madison dogs. Madison residents: are you interested in blueberry and raspberry pruning? On March 27 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. there will be a free workshop at Millstone Point Farm in Mirror Lake where you can also learn about pest control, fertilizing and other cultural practices. For more info, please call the UNH Cooperative Extension at 447-3834. On March 20 there will be a Knitting Workshop at the White Mountain Waldorf School from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and on March 24 there will be an open house from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., also at the Waldorf School. Elaine Conners Center for Wildlife is looking for volunteers for the spring/summer months. Experience is not necessary but volunteers much be 18 years of age and be able to devote one four-hour shift per week. Training sessions will begin next month. If you are interested, call 367-WILD (9453). Remember the Coffee Houses at the Madison Church Undercroft? They are back! The next one will be Saturday, March 31 at 7 p.m. Come one and all for fun and fellowship. Until I write again in the fall, please remember our veterans and military members near and far. Deployments are long for military families. Birthdays are missed, holidays are spent alone, babies are born to fathers stationed overseas. For all these sacrifices, and many more, we give our thanks and gratitude. Remember to send your news to Lisa at hayford. lisa@yahoo.com.

Camp Canine back for fifth season with discount for early registration

FRYEBURG — Assistance Canine Training Services (A.C.T.S.) of Center Tuftonboro announces its fifth season of Camp Canine this coming July. Each year this program has matched puppies in training with children between the ages of 10 and 14 to teach them how to work with and train service dogs. A.C.T.S. is a non-profit organization that trains service dogs for people with physical disabilities. New this year is a discount for anyone registering for camp before April 15. During each one week session of Camp Canine, campers will be assigned one of the A.C.T.s. puppies in training to work with. Each dog and camper team will be together for the week and will be working on the skills needed to complete each puppy’s training as a service dog. Puppies range in age from 8 weeks to 2 years and are all at different levels so campers will see dogs at all levels of training. Each day of camp includes lots of time working with the dogs on a wide variety of skills. Campers will learn basic training techniques and will also learn how to use clicker training to teach their puppy partners service dog tasks like turning on and off light switches, tugging open doors, fetching things, and pressing buttons. Socialization is an important part of service dog training and so campers will work with their puppies on socialization games and exercises. The nature of working with puppies means serious working time has to be combined with fun play time, so campers will enjoy activities like agility and rally obedience games. During camp dogs are incorporated into fun activities like Tic Tack Toe, Musical Chairs, and Simon Says. In past seasons campers have had the opportunity to test their newly learned skills by taking the puppies on a field trip. Past camp seasons

PUBLIC NOTICE CENTER CONWAY FIRE PRECINCT The voters of the Center Conway Fire Precinct are notified that the annual precinct meeting will be on Thursday, March 29, 2012, at the Center Conway Fire Station. Polls will be opened from 5PM-7PM to vote on the following: ARTICLE I: Election of officers will be voted by ballot. The meeting will start at 7 PM for the remaining articles on the warrant. Commissioners of the Ctr Conway Fire Precinct

TOWN OF CONWAY PUBLIC HEARINGS Pursuant to NH RSA 41:14-a, the Conway Board of Selectmen will hold public hearings to discuss a request for a Boundary Line Adjustment by the North Conway Community Center. (A copy of the proposed lot line adjustment plan is available at the Planning and Zoning office at Town Hall). The hearings will be held on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 4:10 p.m. and Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at 4:05 p.m. at Conway Town Hall, 1634 East Main Street, Center Conway, NH. CONWAY BOARD OF SELECTMEN

Hunter Krebs of Freedom NH with Service Dog in Training Ritz resting after a fun training session with the hoola hoops

have enjoyed visiting the Conway Scenic Railroad, Banana Village, the Weather Discovery Center, and Mount Washington Snowballs. This July A.C.T.S. will offer two camp sessions in Fryeburg Maine at Telling Tails Training Center. Also being offered this year, for the first time, will be one camp session in Center Tuftonboro. Campers completing the registration process by April 15 will enjoy a tuition discount this year. For more information visit the website at www.assistancecanine.org or call Cathy Burke at (603) 986-6600.

Fryeburg Water District Public Notice

Nomination papers will be available on Monday, March 19, 2012 for the following positions: (2) 3 year positions for Trustee.

North Conway Water Precinct NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING

VOTER CHECKLIST SESSIONS Supervisors of the Voter Checklist for the North Conway Water Precinct will be in session at the North Conway Fire Department for additions and corrections to the Voter Checklist on Tuesday, February 7, 2012 from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. and Saturday, March 17, 2011 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon. PUBLIC BOND HEARING & BUDGET HEARING A Public Bond Hearing on the Proposed 2010 Bonding Articles will be held on March 1, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the North Conway Water Precinct Office 104 Sawmill Lane, North Conway, NH. Immediately following the close of the Public Bond Hearing a separate Public Budget Hearing on the 2012 Proposed Budgets will be held at the North Conway Water Precinct Office 104 Sawmill Lane, North Conway, N.H. ANNUAL MEETING The North Conway Water Precinct Annual Meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the John Fuller School. The polls will be open for voting at 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. The business portion of the meeting will commence at 7:00 p.m. Robert F. Porter, John J. Santuccio, James S. Umberger Board of Commissioners


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Albany Town Column

Mary Leavitt 447-1710/Dorothy Solomon 447-1199

Sara Young-Knox elected selectmen, Blake and DiMarino on school board

Tuesday was town elections and town meeting. Fifty-eight people came out to vote. Elected to the school board were Cecilia Blake and Albert DiMarino; as moderator, Ed Alkalay, and to be treasurer and clerk, Kim Guptill. Also elected were town officers: as moderator, Ed Alkalay, as selectman, Sara Young-Knox, as town clerk/tax collector, Kathy Vizard, as treasurer, Mary Leavitt, as road agent, Curtis Coleman, as trustees of the trust fund, Tina Sdankus and Kim Guptill, as cemetery trustee, Jaimie Sabina. The proposed zoning amendments on the ballot all passed. Congratulations to all who were elected. The school meeting began at 7 p.m. and as always, the school budget passed easily. The town meeting began at 7:20 p.m. and took considerably longer. On the warrants, the town agreed to increase the number of members of the conservation commission to five and allow them to manage the Albany Forest. Then we got to the budget. The legislative body chose to turn down a raise of $1,000 for the clerk/tax collector, $313 for the deputy clerk/tax collector, $300 for the treasurer as well as the raise given by the selectmen to the administrative assistant. They did, however, increase

Article 10, the town picnic and holiday party, from $500 to $2,500. There was some debate over the funding for the Blue Loon, but eventually that was passed. The budget for the year 2012 changed to $580,207 an increase over the printed budget of $1,396. All other warrant articles passed as presented. An announcement regarding the May 5 Valley Pride Day was made. Volunteers are needed for clean-up. Please call the selectmen’s office to help out on that day. Also announced was the Albany Facebook page as AlbanyNH:notices and events. Check it out. At the weekly selectmen’s meeting, Joe Ferris was elected chair of the board. Rob Nadler asked the board to appoint the five members of the newly formed conservation commission. The appointments were as follows: Rob Nadler and Cort Hansen to three year terms, Jack Rose and Dick VanDyne to two year terms, and Josephine Howland to a one year term. Steve Knox was appointed as an alternate for three years. Rob noted that their meetings would be the first Tuesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. Tin Mountain: March 24 is the annual first season benefit dinner and auction to be held at Fryeburg Academy at 5 p.m. Call 447-6991 for res-

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ervations. Waldorf School: March 20 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. you can learn to knit at the knitting workshop. It’s free but you need to bring your own needles and yarn. Call 447-3168 for more information. Gibson Center: Remember to sign up for the AARP Driver Safety Program on March 28 by calling 356-3231. Tuesday is the Spring Belly Dance Show in the dining room. Please arrive by 11 a.m. and bring a can for the Feinstein Challenge. On Thursday, there will be a Scone Tea by the fireplace at 2:30 p.m. Bring your favorite tea cup and a can for the Feinstein Challenge. Reserve a seat by calling 356-3231. Library: Monday, March 19 at 10:15 a.m. the book group will discuss “Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand” by Helen Simonson. At 6:30 p.m. join a group and learn about container gardening led by Kristin McDermott. The March 21 ndependent Movie is “Little Sparrows” beginning at 2 p.m. The teen group, Next Gen meets at 3:30 p.m. on March 22 and 29. UNH Extension: Tuesday, March 27, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. join a group at the Millstone Point Farm, Hurlburt Road, Mirror Lake for a free workshop on Blueberry and Raspberry Pruning.

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Learn also about pest control, fertilizing, and other cultural practices. Or, if you’d rather learn about apple and peach pruning, join a free workshop on Thursday, March 29, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at DeVylders Farm, Pleasant Valley Road, in Wolfeboro. To pre-register for either or both, call 447-3834. M&D Productions will present dinner and a movie: “The Great Escape” at Your Theatre. The dinner is sponsored by Traditions Restaurant and begins at 6 p.m. followed by the movie at 7 p.m. Both are sponsored by Cinemaesque. The cost is $10 per person and includes food and beverage. Call 663-7591 to reserve your seat. Conway Recreation Department and Ham Arena will hold a five week beginning hockey program starting March 22 for both boys and girls from kindergarden to grade 6. There is no cost for this program, though participants are required to have helmets with face shields, mouth guards, elbow pads, skin guards, and gloves. Skates and sticks will be provided free if not already owned. Mary Leavitt would like to thank all who elected her treasurer on Tuesday. Spring is here. The weekend is expected to be spectacular. Get out and enjoy and have a great week.

2012

SPRING FEVER? Write it down. Draw a picture. Take a photo. This is our annual call for submissions for our special All Things Spring supplement.

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A new winner will be selected each week. That weekly winner will receive a gift certificate to a local business. Submissions may be dropped off at our Seavey Street office or e-mailed to: hannah@conwaydailysun.com or mailed to:

All Things Spring, c/o The Conway Daily Sun P.O. Box 1940, N. Conway, NH 03860 Entries limited to: 1 entry per person per category. Deadline is Monday prior to publication.

The Messiah in the Passover presentation is a powerful visual message not only of Israel’s freedom from slavery in Egypt, but of the redemption of individuals from the bondage of sin through the atoning work of Jesus. The program is designed to give participants a deeper understanding both of Passover and of the Communion table.

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St. Margarets of Scotland to hold third annual St. Patrick’s Day dinner East Fryeburg Church of Christ

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CONWAY — St. Margaret of Scotland Anglican Church will hold its annual traditional, family oriented St. Patrick’s Day dinner today in the Chamberlain Parish Hall under the Church building. There will be two sittings, one at 5 p.m. and one at 6 p.m. Take out orders will be available between 3:30 and 4:30 p.m. only. Advanced tickets preferred. The menu will feature traditional corn beef and cabbage, potatoes, stout marinated onions, turnips, carrots, Irish soda bread and coffee, tea and juice. Diners will be treated to traditional Irish music. “Even Scots can pretend to be Irish one day

Baptist church celebrating 20th anniversary

Services, potluck dinner celebration will be held March 18 at Albany Town Hall ALBANY — On Sunday, March 18, Center Conway Baptist Church will be celebrating 20 years in the Lords ministry. The churchstarted in 1992 on march 18, will the congregation will hold its service at the Albany Town Hall, with a full day of events planned.

The Madison Church Supper will be held at the Madison Elementary School at 5:30 p.m. The cost is $9 for adults, $3 for children under 12. The dinner

includes: roasted turkey with all the fixings, salads, rolls, and an assortment of pie for dessert. For more information call 367-4705.

CHOCORUA COMMUNITY CHURCH

GLEN COMMUNITY BAPTIST CHURCH

10 am Lenten Worship & Children’s Ministry 7 pm Wednesday Lenten service

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The Conway Village Congregational Church United Church of Christ (The Little Brown Church)

Rev. Martell Spagnolo

Roger Miklos, Minister of Music

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

Please join us on our Lenten journey of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving on this Laetare Sunday. Sermon Title: “Come into the Light” Readings: Numbers 21:4-9; Ephesians 2:1-10; John 3:14-21 132 Main Street, Conway, NH 03818 603-447-3851• www.thebrownchurch.org

Events include Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., morning service at 10:30 a.m., a pot luck dinner at 12:30 p.m., afternoon service at 2 p.m. John Barns will be the special guest speaker. All are welcome to come and share this special day. For more information call Dave Wilson at 447-3128.

The Madison Church Supper March 24 at elementary school

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each year,” said Father Jeff Monroe, Rector of St. Margaret’s. “This is our third year doing this and each year has been better than the last.” Ticket prices are $8 for adults, $6 for senior citizens and children under 12 and $24 for a family up to four. Advance tickets are preferred and take out orders will be available. Call 539-8292 for tickets. The Anglican Church in America is part of the worldwide Traditional Anglican Communion. St. Margaret of Scotland worships on Sundays at 9:30 a.m. The church is located at 85 Pleasant Street in Conway. The Rev. Jeffrey Monroe MM is rector.

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Mt. Washington Valley Jewish Community

Baha’i Faith

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

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South Tamworth United Methodist Church 8:30 AM Traditional Worship & Sunday School It is our mission to bring others to know the love, joy and peace that is found in Jesus Christ.

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You Are Invited FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST 35 Portland Street • Fryeburg, Maine

Sunday Service & Sunday School~ 10:00 am Wednesday Meeting~ 7:30pm Childcare provided for each service

Holy Epiphany Liberal Catholic Church

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Divine Liturgy: 11:00 am Sundays & Holidays Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament: 6:00 pm Wednesdays

Saint Andrew’s-in-the-Valley

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

The Episcopal Church of Tamworth and the Ossipee Valley The Rev. Heidi Frantz-Dale, Rector

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Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Eastern Slopes

“A Welcoming Congregation” Sunday, March 18

“How You Got Here,” Member Speaker Richard Byrd

To see a brief video about Unitarian Universalism, go to: www.uufes.org Sunday Service 10am • Religious Education at 10am Nursery Care for Infants and Toddlers The Reverend Mary Giles Edes, Minister 603.323.8585 • 30 Tamworth Rd, Tamworth

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

Pastor Bob Novak • 383-8981 • Nursery Provided

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

3rd Tuesday: Free Community Dinner— 5-6pm Thursdays: Symphony of Prayer— 6:30pm at the church Breadbasket Food Pantry: Second Tuesday of every month from 4-6pm and by app’t at 447-6633. Children’s Ministries available during Sunday morning service.

Rev. Henry Snyder, Pastor

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

All are welcome to attend Thursday: Adoration 5:30pm; Mass 6:30pm

Sunday Mass 8:00am

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Pastor: Rev. Gilman E. Healy Sermon:

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Great Is Your Faithfulness (Tune: FAITHFULNESS) Organist: Floyd W. Corson Choral Director: Richard P. Goss III 2521 Main St., No. Conway • 356-2324 churchoffice@firstchurchnc.com Home of Vaughan Community Service, Inc.

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

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First Baptist Church Sunday Services

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

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

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St. Margaret’s Anglican Church

85 PLEASANT STREET, CONWAY • 447-2404

Rev. Jeffrey W. Monroe, M.M., Rector Tracy Gardner, Organist and Choir Director

HOLY SCRIPTURE - TRADITIONAL WORSHIP SUNDAYS: Holy Communion; 9:30 am HEALING SERVICE: First Thursday at Noon HOLY COMMUNION: Every Thursday at Noon WAY OF THE CROSS: Fridays at 7:00 PM

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Patricia Marie Downing Surette, 78, passed away on March 15, 2012, after a long illness. Born on January 1, 1934 in East Boston, she was the only child of Sanford Downing and Lillian McEachern Downing. She spent her childhood years in Boston, and then moved with her parents to Rumford, Maine, where she graduated high school. She attended Westbrook Junior College in Portland, Maine, and moved back to Boston upon graduation, where she worked as a medical secretary. She married Richard Surette in 1963. They lived for a few years in Norwood, Mass. and moved to North Conway in 1966. As members of the Prospectors Ski Club, it was their love of skiing which brought them to the Mount Washington Valley, and eventually led to their decision to move with their young family. She worked with her husband Dick in their family business, Fly Tyer Magazine, and also worked for a number of years for Children Unlimited in Conway. Her greatest work was with her family as a wife and mother. She loved skiing, the outdoors, family life, the Catholic Church, and a good mystery novel. She

lived with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) for almost five years, and dealt with this with grace, good humor, a positive attitude, and a smile for all. The family acknowledges and wishes to thank all caregivers and friends who helped over those years, especially Timberland Home Care and the Fryeburg Nursing Home. She leaves behind five children and five grandchildren: her son, David, his wife, Susie, and their two daughters, Isabella and Julianna; her son, Peter, his wife, Sharon, and their daughter, Erin; her son, Jim, and his wife, Sarah; her son, Stephen, his wife, Lisa, and their, daughters, Sidney and Olivia; and her daughter, Kathleen. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, March 21, at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church in North Conway. Visiting hours will be Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. the Furber and White Funeral Home in North Conway. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Children Unlimited.

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Effingham Town Column

Henry Spencer 539-4964

Town has new webpage Here are the results of Tuesday’s election of town officials etc.: Selectman one three-year term: Henry Spencer, 149, John Meisner, 90, Ronald Witham, 10; for town clerk: Marilynn Maughn, 229: Treasurer, Laurie Caldwell, 228: supervisor check list Cheryle Feirick, 33; trustee trust funds, Susan Yakutis, 18; trustee library, Celine Bergeron, 223, and Carol Phister, 225; Planning board two three-year terms: Paul Potter, 50, George Bull, 47, Mike Cahalane; ZBA Mike Cahalane, 194; budget committee two-year term, Tim Eldridge, 209, and three-year term Jim Morris, 31. The fact that Mr. Mike Cahalane won seats on both the planning board and zoning board of adjustment presents a small problem as only on member of the planning board can serve on two land use boards. Currently Mr. Jori Augenti serves on both the planning board and zoning board of adjustment. This will have to be worked out between the concerned board members and the town moderator prior to swearing in on Saturday. Please know that these are not the ‘Official’ results but come as reported moments after the count was made Tuesday night. It can be hoped that the official results will soon be posted on the town’s new webpage at effinghamnh.net. Which brings us to the big news again: we have a webpage. Type in effinghamnh.net and you’re there. It has been mentioned in the column before and probably will be again; this new town web page is a work in progress and it’s early innings yet. Let’s all hope that this service becomes a good way for those with interests to learn, those with problems to initiate conversations towards solutions, those with municipal business to save a trip to the office and those with notes and expression of gratitude to post their thoughts. Early mud season: Your reporter can report that for the first time in almost 21 years his dirt road has deep muddy ruts. Rumor abounds that this is true on almost all our dirt roads. Now winter and spring pot holes have always found your reporter’s particular dirt road to be a fine place to

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gather and pro-create, but deep muddy ruts are something particular to this year’s early thaws and untimely snow melt. The ground will thaw deeper, the moister will percolate down and the mud will dry but meanwhile you worry that actually getting stuck while leaving or arriving home is a good probability, and drinking your morning cup of coffee in the car, well, it is sort of out of the question. It’s a fairly good bet that road graders will be out as soon as it will be not only possible but effective. The term mud season exists for a reason. History proves that in the past it was a whole season, you really couldn’t get there from here, as the saying goes, for around a month. Look at only four or five days of worrisome mud as an advancement in road technology and a blessing of the 21st century. But patience is a virtue and a couple of days of muddy ruts leave us all wondering why it is taking so long to have a nice smooth dirt road out front; one day after road grading would even be effective would be great, two days seems reasonable. We have a lot of dirt roads. From the Historical Oracle, a reliable source: Concerning early thaws, mud and the excavation of graves. It seems that this year’s early thaw and attendant problems has presidents circa 1972 and 84 in which years there is proof positive that in what would normally be considered mid-winter the ground was thawed enough to easily dig a grave. Considering the difference between dealing with abnormal mud conditions or the access to an easily dug grave might ease frustrations: for about two days. Library programs: Friday, March 16, at 12:30 p.m.: America’s National Parks on $50 a day. Dave and Gail Overberg discuss and present a slide show on their extensive travels to our National Parks and how to see them on a budget. A question and answer period will follow the program. Dave and Gail will have their photo albums available for perusal. Henry Spencer can be contacted via e-mail hspencer22993@roadrunner.com or by phone at 539-4964.

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Rep. Norelli to update Democrats at county meeting in Wolfeboro

WOLFEBORO — Former N.H. House Speaker and current Minority Leader Terie Norelli will brief Carroll County Democrats on recent and impending action of the state Legislature at a general meeting in the Wolfeboro Inn, 90 North Main Street, Wolfeboro, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 20. Attendees have the option of gathering a few minutes before 7 p.m. for the meeting (free) with Rep. Norelli, or joining colleagues at 5:30 p.m. for dinner – a fixed menu at $20. To enable the Wolfeboro Inn to plan for the required number of meals, those intending to come for dinner are asked to RSVP to office@ccnhdemocrats.org. Rep. Norelli, of Portsmouth, represents Rockingham County’s District 16, serves on the Rules Committee and is the only Democrat ever elected Speaker of the N.H. House. She served two terms as House Speaker from 2006 through 2010 and is currently the minority leader. She has been at the forefront in the current battle over contraceptive rights and a champion of equality for women throughout her career; she has served as co-chair of the Reproductive Rights caucus for 10 years, the Sexual Assault Support Services Board of Directors, and the advisory board of the Portsmouth Feminist Health Center. Under Norelli’s leadership in the House, a Democratic majority crafted budgets aimed at minimizing the effects of the “great recession” in New Hampshire as compared to other states and passed legislation dealing with educational, social, and environmental issues. She is now leading a Democratic minority in defense of women’s rights, voting rights, labor rights, educational institutions, and what’s left of the social services safety net. She is well positioned to explain what is happening in the legislature, why it is happening, and the likely consequences if it all does happen. In her legislative career Norelli has served on various committees including finance, and was ranking Democrat on the House Science, Technology and Energy Committee. Before election to the House, Norelli was a math teacher at Winnacunnet High School.

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Today is my last day. Well, to be fair, it is my last “Friday” in Florida. I have been waiting for my new housing to be remodeled and have spent the last couple weeks working on my tan (and working on a couple websites). As I prepare to load up the truck, with a newly repaired air conditioner, I am faced with the inevitable and daunting task of moving from a storage unit into my new home. Fortunately, when I was moving out of my old house, I did a little bit every weekend for about a month. This allowed me to take my time and use a little strategy so phase II would not be so miserable. Let’s look at a few suggestions that I picked up along the way that might help you make a move on your own. I’ll admit I am fortunate to only be moving myself (and Jason Robie Remy). I have a good friend who offered to cat-sit for a couple weeks and eliminating him from the equation made things a bit simpler. If you can pawn your pets off on a good friend, I’d highly recommend it. It makes cleaning and leaving doors open much simpler and allows you one less thing to have to think about. That said, I do miss my little buddy and can’t wait to get home, get settled and get him back. The other advantage I had was the ability to move myself over the course of a couple weeks. The closing or “move date” was set about a month out so I was able to plan accordingly. This gives the benefit of selectively packing up rooms and “stuff ” at your own pace. I made six or seven trips to the liquor store for boxes and started picking and packing away. Spare bedrooms, seasonal clothing, rarely used kitchen items and most of the items in the basement or garage are perfect for this process. For people with children this offers a great opportunity for them to help out and start to pack up their own rooms. Stuffed animals, toys and other non-vital items are perfect for early packing and can simplify moving day significantly. Labeling is critical to the success of the move and the minimization of stress during the unpacking process. Some experts recommend color-coding of boxes or some other fancy technique. I simply used a good quality (and thick) marker and some common sense. Because you will have started early, you can have multiple boxes filling up at the same time. The kitchen is filled with lots of items of widely varying size. I kept two or three boxes handy and would fill them based on the size and shape of the item. Since they were all already labeled with “kitchen,” I will know where to find them when I get back to New Hampshire. I also kept this part very simple. I have about 10 boxes labeled “office.” I don’t need to know their contents; I just need to know in what room of the house they need to end up. When I mentioned the children’s toys earlier, I used the phrase “non-vital” with some hesitation. I can assure you, at 8 years old, my stuffed see ROBIE page 43

Well kept and well priced This week’s Home of the Week is a three-bedroom double-wide in Tamworth,.

TAMWORTH — This large, well kept double-wide in the Tamworth Pines Cooperative has central air conditioning, efficient gas heat and water and is in a co-op where everyone has an equal share of ownership and an equal say in managing the park because it is the owners of the homes who actually own the park. One of the other benefits of owning in a co-op is that there is special financing available for co-ops from the non-profit Community Loan Fund. This allows a buyer to have much less of a downpayment and to accept seller credits. This double-wide has three bedrooms and two full baths and not only has a beautiful setting on a quiet street but has an excellent layout with high ceilings and spacious rooms. A screened in porch runs across the back and you’re only walking distance to White Lake State Park for swimming or snowmobiling. The home is priced at $54,000. MLS number is 4126173. Listing agent is Bonnie Hayes of Select Real Estate in Conway. Contact her at (603) 447-3813 or bonnie@ selectrealestate.com for additional information or to make arrangements for a showing. Or visit the website at www.selectrealestate.com.

The home has 1,456 square feet of space.


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dog was extremely vital to my happiness. That said, a move is a fantastic time to do some hoeing out. I tend to lean toward the life of a minimalist these days, so every season I find myself donating clothing and other items to the local thrift store. If I have not used it or worn it in at least a year, it ends up on the chopping block. If you don’t work this way on a regular basis, a move is the perfect time to do some “filtering” and rid yourself of some unnecessary clutter. While it is a little challenging to hold a yard sale in March in New Hampshire, the benefits of the Internet and your social network of friends and family can come in quite handy here. I unloaded a plow truck, a kayak, an air compressor and some hiking gear in a matter of weeks. Not only did I not have to move or pack them up I also made a little cash. If you have the time and are organized enough, this is a fantastic process to go through before your house is even listed. Your real estate agent will thank you for cleaning up the clutter and the potential buyer will appreciate the empty spaces in your home. I promise you the main concern we have with new listings is all the “stuff ” people have throughout their homes. Get it cleaned up and cleaned out before that first showing and you’ll be pleasantly surprised at the results. My appliances stayed with the house, so a good thorough cleaning was all that was needed. The buyers moved right in on the day of closing so I never even unplugged the fridge. If you are taking yours with you, a little precaution can pay dividends down the road. Cleaning the fridge with some disinfectant or even a simple solution of vinegar and water can keep them fresh during the move and even storage if that is needed. f you can’t leave the door ajar, be sure to dry the inside out completely after washing it. This keeps mold and mildew at bay and will make for a more pleasant experience when you first open that door. While we’re on appliances I’ll offer this other little tidbit. Get help! After years of chiropractors and physical therapy (and many days spent in bed or on the couch in pain) I have finally learned to ask for assistance when moving large items. Not only is it simply safer for you and the item being moved, not to mention your sheetrock, but it makes the move more fun and far less stressful. If you have friends like mine, some pizza and cold beer are almost always payment enough. Most of us are pretty good with fragile items. I learned the hard way that leaving breakables

Most people dread moving (and rightfully so). It is one of the top five most stressful things we go through and tends to be a ton of work. Not only is your life turned upside down and dumped into boxes, but that sense of home and feeling grounded is nowhere to be found. tucked inside a sweater drawer is not always the best option. Pack these things separately and well padded and labeled. It will remind you to leave them at the back of the truck or at the top of a pile where they won’t get crushed. Because I started quite early, I kept a separate box in the corner of my living room for the items I would need throughout the move. This included clothing, medicine, toiletries, a few office supplies, some client information and even all my tax stuff (it is that time of year). It was very convenient

to have a single place to go for whatever I might need during the last month. This also keeps those items from being tucked away at the back of the storage unit and nearly impossible to find. Most people dread moving (and rightfully so). It is one of the top five most stressful things we go through and tends to be a ton of work. Not only is your life turned upside down and dumped into boxes, but that sense of home and feeling grounded is nowhere to be found. Add the fact that you are dealing with one of the largest financial transactions in your life and you have a recipe for high blood pressure and short tempers. Moving into a new home should be an exciting new chapter in your life. If you can stretch this out over a few weeks, take the time to be organized and methodical, and you get some friends to help you out, my hope is that you’ll find it a more pleasant process. Now where did I put that sunscreen? Jason Robie is staff writer for Badger Realty in North Conway. Phone number is (603) 356-5757. Robie’s e-mail address is jason@ridgeviewtechnology.com. Estate Liquidations & Appraisals

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––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– TRANSACTIONS ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– BARTLETT RUE CHAMONIX, 235000, KENNETH G, HEISE ET AL, BUTKUS REVOC TRUST OF 2004, L/B, 02/17/12 UNIT 7 VISTA VIEW, 78933, DAVID J & SANDRA F, PRATT, RICHARD, GROUT SPECIAL NEEDS TRUST, COND, 02/17/12 BROOKFIELD LYFORD RD, 123200, ROCCO PETER, RINAUDO, ROBERT K, BENSON, LAND, 02/16/12 CONWAY 30 KIANAS WAY, 325000, MORICE P, DENNERY ET AL, JOHN A & BELINDA K, KUSTAN, L/B, 02/21/12 NICKELBACK RD, 44533, THOMAS A, FADDEN ET AL, SUSAN H, BARTON, LAND, 02/21/12 ROYALVIEW DR,5 5000, LEBACH REALTY TRUST, ROBERT A & SHERRI H, MANCUSI, LAND, 02/22/12 RTE 113, 50267, DOUGLAS M & PATRICIA J, SWETT ET AL, JUSTIN S & JULIE A, HUSSEY, LAND, 02/16/12 40 SWETT ST, 125000, SARAH E, SHAW, JONATHAN T & FUCHISA R, MCINERNEY, L/B, 02/21/12 EFFINGHAM E RANGE RD, 14600, KENNETH W & ANITA B, LONG, JORDAN B & BRENDA D, AUGENTI, LAND, 02/21/12 MADISON LUCERNE DR, 10000, ROSEMARY, DALOIA ET AL, OLGA & LAENIO, BATISTA”,”LAND, 02/17/12 01 OAK RIDGE RD, 108000, ELEANOR J, SLYE ET AL, GARY L, DORION ET AL, L/B, 02/17/12 MOULTONBORO UNIT 1 VILLAGEHOMES AT WEST WYNDE, 120000, TAYLOR COMMUNITY, TIFFANY J, GRADE REVOC TRUST, COND, 02/21/12 UNIT 11 VILLAGEHOMES AT WEST WYNDE, 118000, TAYLOR COMMU-

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Seniors and young adults will influence U.S. housing markets WASHINGTON — Aging baby boomers and their echo boomer children will significantly impact trends in the nation’s housing market over the next 20 years. In a new report released by the Bipartisan Policy Center, “Demographic Challenges and Opportunities for U.S. Housing Markets,” researchers at the National Association of Realtors®, The Urban Institute, and the University of Southern California analyze key demographic trends and their likely influence on housing and homeownership in the U.S. Over the next two decades, the aging baby boomer generation will swell the nation’s senior population by 30 million. That demographic shift will likely help increase the supply of housing, since people over age 65 typically release much more housing than they absorb. “The Northeast and Midwest are most likely to see a large number of older homeowners selling their homes to younger homeowners as the baby boomers age,” said National Association of Realtors’ chief economist Lawrence Yun. “This increased supply could mean additional buying opportunities for echo boomers. That generation will absorb 75-80 percent of the available inventory of owner-occupied housing by 2020.”

The echo boom generation includes nearly 65 million people born between 1981 and 1995. National Association of Realtors’ analysis illustrates the potential impact of economic and housing policy on this generation’s demand for housing as they come of age. “Housing, jobs and the economy are inextricably connected,” said Yun. “A strong recovery with favorable housing market conditions would encourage substantial growth in echo boomer households, which would help absorb the current vacant inventory and stabilize conditions for residential construction. Under a reasonable ‘middle’ recovery scenario, approximately 12 million new households will be formed over the next decade, requiring construction of up to 15 million new housing units.” National Association of Realtors’ president Moe Veissi noted that current market trends favor would-be homeowners of all ages. “As the supply of rental housing continues to fall, rents are increasing,” said Veissi, brokerowner of Veissi & Associates Inc., in Miami. “At the same time, affordability for homeowners is at a record high. For buyers who qualify and are ready to assume the responsibilities of owning a home, opportunity is knocking.”

Realtors praise finance agency for banning private transfer fees WASHINGTON— The following is a statement by National Association of Realtors president Moe Veissi: “As the leading advocate for homeownership and housing issues, National Association of Realtors applauds the Federal Housing Finance Agency for

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Ninety-nine housing markets showing improvement WASHINGTON — The tally of housing markets showing measurable improvement reached 99 in March, according to the National Association of Home Builders/First American Improving Markets Index (IMI), released this week. Currently 33 states (including the District of Columbia) are represented by at least one market on the list. The index identifies metropolitan areas that have shown improvement from their respective troughs in housing permits, employment and house prices for at least six consecutive months. The 99 markets on the March IMI represent a net gain of one from February, with 31 metros being added and 30 markets slipping from the list, due primarily to incremental softening in house prices. Notable new entrants on

the IMI in March include Orlando, Fla.; Rochester, N.Y.; Columbus, Ohio; and Austin and San Antonio, Texas. Meanwhile, Anchorage; Iowa City; Washington, D.C.; and Jackson, Miss. all returned to the list as a result of recent revisions in employment data. “In March, 68 metros retained their status as improving housing markets, while 31 new markets joined the list and 33 states had at least one entry on it,” said National Association of Home Builders’ chairman Barry Rutenberg. “Meanwhile, 10 states now have four or more metros on the improving markets list, with Texas’s 12 entries topping all others. The point is that economic conditions have been consistently strengthening in a diverse array of individual markets nationwide.”

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developers or investors. “NAR agrees with the exemption of private transfer fees paid to certain organizations, including some home owner, condominiums, and cooperative associations for funding capital reserves, capital improvements, upgrades and major repairs. “FHFA believes that some private transfer fees have a legitimate place in real estate markets and should therefore be exempted from the rule; however, FHFA must ensure that the fees paid are reasonable and fully disclosed to home buyers well in advance of closing and that there be some direct benefit to the home owner.”

“NAR has long been vocal in its opposition to private transfer fees since there is virtually no oversight on where or how fee proceeds can be spent, on how long a private transfer fee may be imposed, or on how the fees should be disclosed to home buyers – and this often places an inappropriate drag on the transfer of property. “To that end, we fully support FHFA’s decision to ban private transfer fees, which we believe increase the cost of homeownership, provide no benefit to home buyers and do little more than generate revenue for

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JUST A TWO MINUTE WALK TO THE COMMON AREA ON THE SACO RIVER is this upgraded mobile home with a large living room, family room and enclosed porch and carport. The family room has wood floors, wood ceiling. Close to shopping outlets. MLS# 4070416....................................................................................................................$37,500 — LAND — RIVERFRONT ACREAGE IN BARTLETT, NH. 24 Acres with about 880’ on the Rocky Branch River and 830’ of paved road frontage with electricity at the street. Some fields, good soil types. Fairly level ground. Close to Attitash Ski Area. MLS# 4038601............................................................................................................................$174,000 GOOD MOUNTAIN VIEWS and beach access with this 2.8 Acre lot. Just a short drive to shopping and hiking trails. MLS# 2782259..............................................................................................................................$74,500

R a nch style ho m e w ith 2-ca r ga ra ge o n .75 a cres o n Birch H ill. Priva te/Sepa ra te W a ter System . M a in flo o r is o pen w ith split bedro o m s (m a ster bedro o m suite w /ba thro o m o n o ne side o fho use a nd tw o bedro o m s a nd a ba thro o m o n o ppo site side). La rge sto ne ga s firepla ce in living ro o m a nd fla t screen T V. M udro o m entra nce, Finished D RY ba sem ent w ith seco nd living ro o m ,o ffice a nd bedro o m . H o use is being so ld furnished (T ho m pso nville furnishings). V inyl siding a nd ea sy,ea sy m a intena nce. H o use is lo ca ted o n a quiet,o ne w a y street surro unded by N a tio na l Fo rest filled w ith biking/ w a lking tra ils,a nd w ithin 5 m inutes to N o rth C o nw a y.

C urrently listed for a quick sale at $229,000 firm . W ill pay 3% buyer broker fee on quick sale.

K prittie@ roadrunner.com or leave m essage at 603.630.1399

HOME FOR SALE - 3 Bedroom/ 2 Bath 16’x76’ 2008 Commodore Home.......................................$37,500 “LIKE NEW” - 3 Bedroom/ 1 Bath 14’x60’ Handicap Accessible 2005 Patriot Home.........................$24,900

TWO MONTHS FREE PARK RENT WITH THE PURCHASE OF A NEW S&B HOME! To make an appointment to view a home please call 603-447-5720. For more listings and information please visit

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