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The Dittmeyer murder, one year later Indictments are expected by mid-June BY ERIK EISELE THE CONWAY DAILY SUN
CONWAY — The Attorney General’s office said on Monday it expects to formally charge the three men arrested in connection with the murder of Krista Dittmeyer by mid-June. Anthony Papile, 29, Michael Petelis, 29, and Trevor Ferguson, 24, have all been in custody since they were arrested last May in connection with the murder of 20-year-old Dittmeyer, but they have yet to be indicted.
Dittmeyer’s body was found a year ago in a pond at the base of the Cranmore ski area several days after her car and her 14-month-old daughter had been abandoned a short distance away. The story garnered national media coverage. Papile was arrested and charged with second-degree murder, while Petelis and Ferguson were arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit robbery. see INDICTMENTS page 11
Abandoned car was found a year ago; case drew national attention BY ERIK EISELE THE CONWAY DAILY SUN
CONWAY — April has lived up to its “cruelest month” moniker this year, with five police officers shot, one fatally, in Greenland; a double homicide in Lancaster; a homicide in Dalton; an officer-involved shooting in Keene; the see ONE YEAR page 10
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Kelly Michaelsen, of Hanover, climbs the Left Gully for the final leg of the Tuckerman Inferno pentathlon Saturday. Michaelsen won the TuckerWoman division, finishing all five legs in a time of 5:11:58.71. See page 13. (JAMIE GEMMITI PHOTO)
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Chefs that rock out
NEW YORK (NY Times) — Things can get frantic at Recette. It’s one of those tiny West Village spots where the kitchen and the dining room rub up against each other. But even in the pandemonium of a dinner rush, even with orders and questions pouring in from all directions, Jesse Schenker, the 29-year-old chef, manages to stay in the zone. There’s just one thing you don’t want to interrupt. “If a server needs something from me, and I’m in the middle of an air-guitar lick,” he said, “I’m going to finish it before I respond.” Schenker, who has Pearl Jam lyrics tattooed along his left arm and left thigh, treats the practice of air guitar with great reverence, and a propulsive display of air drumming is such a common ritual in the kitchen at Recette that it should probably be listed as an invisible garnish for most items on the menu. For a new generation of stove-top virtuosi, music (punk or hip-hop, classical or country) is far more than the fuel that powers them through a busy Friday night. It inspires the way they cook, and the way they live. “It clears my mind and gives me a blank canvas to work from,” Schenker said as the dining room quickly filled on a Thursday in March and Metallica’s “Fade to Black” laid waste to the kitchen sound system. When it gets too hectic and overwhelming, I just turn on a tune. And I focus.”
A good cook is like a sorceress who dispenses happiness.” —Elsa Schiaparelli
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SANFORD, Fla. (NY Times) — The police chief who temporarily stepped aside last month over his department’s handling of the shooting death of Trayvon Martin was expected to resign Monday, according to city officials. Chief Bill Lee Jr. of the Sanford police department dismissed earlier calls for his resignation
after questions were raised about why his department did not immediately arrest George Zimmerman, the 28-year-old neighborhood watch volunteer who was released early Monday on bail while he awaits trial on second-degree murder charges. City commissioners in Sanford were scheduled to hold a special meeting at Monday at 4
p.m. to consider Lee’s expected departure and his severance agreement. “They have a separation agreement and we have to approve it later on,” said Mark McCarty, a city commissioner who has been critical of Lee’s handling of the case. “I am pleased that they have come to agreement for Mr. Lee to leave the chief’s job.”
Europe tired of cutbacks; has few alternatives FRANKFURT (NY Times) — Citizens from Prague to Paris to Amsterdam have made it abundantly clear the last few days that they are tired of the economic austerity forced on them by the euro zone debt crisis. But as the budget-cutting pain of reduced government benefits and social services brings protesters to the streets and drives support for nationalist or farleft parties, it is not clear what the economic alternative might be. Rejecting austerity budgets in favor of more government spending will not automatically ensure economic growth, many economists say. “The last thing these economies need is a debtfinanced stimulus program,” said Jörg Krämer, the
chief economist of Commerzbank in Frankfurt. Governments in countries like Spain are having enough trouble financing their existing debt, much less coming up with money for stimulus spending. Germany, the only large country in the euro zone with budgetary room to increase its deficit by spending more, is not willing to. (And neither was the Netherlands, at least until its government collapsed Monday over a dispute that essentially involves the austerity vs. growth debate.) Financial markets were down deeply and broadly in Europe Monday, on concerns over the backlash to austerity, and the sell-off carried over to the United States markets.
Report: Mexican immigration to U.S. slowing
(NY Times) — Mexican immigration to the United States, the largest wave of migrants from a single country in the nation’s history, has slowed stopped increasing after four decades of surging growth and may be declining, according to a report released Monday by the Pew Hispanic Center. In what the report called a “notable reversal of the historic pattern,” the number of Mexicans leaving rose sharply in the five years after 2005, while the new flow of migrants coming from Mexico into the United States fell steeply. For the first time in at least two decades, the population of illegal immigrants from Mexico living in this country was significantly decreased, according to the report. In 2011, about 6.1 million Mexicans were living here illegally, down from a peak of nearly 7 million in 2007, it said. “We really haven’t seen anything like this in the last 30 or 40 years,” said Jeffrey Passel, senior demographer at the Pew Hispanic Center, who co-wrote the report with D’Vera Cohn and Ana Gonzalez-Barrera.
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Sunday night Roy facing 13 charges in child beating case power outage hits Bartlett, Jackson and Conway area BY ERIK EISELE THE CONWAY DAILY SUN
BY TOM EASTMAN THE CONWAY DAILY SUN
CONWAY — Approximately 4,000 New Hampshire Electric Cooperative customers in Jackson, Bartlett, North Conway and Conway were without power for almost two hours Sunday evening due to a failed insulator on a Public Service Company of New Hampshire transmission line leading to a power substation, according to Seth Wheeler, communications administrator for the electric cooperative. The power went off at 8:07 p.m. and was restored at 9:54 p.m., he said. “It was a failed insulator on PSNH’s 395 transmission line that serves two of our substations. One is at Perkins Corner, and the other is our Conway substation,” said Wheeler Monday. He said it was unfortunate, as many restaurants were affected during the busy dinner hour. The only saving grace, he added, was that the Red Sox-Yankees game had been rained out and the Bruins-Capitals playoff hockey game was already over by the time of the outage. “We shut down, rather than wait it out,” said Mary Ellen Delaney, co-owner of Delaney’s Hole-in-theWall Restaurant of North Conway, one of the local businesses affected by the power outage. “We lost our Internet so we could not process credit cards. But we were OK, because we had had a busy afternoon and early evening because of the Bruins’ playoff game on TV [in the bar.]”
CONWAY — The Albany man accused of severely beating a 2-yearold boy last December could face more than 100 years in prison if found guilty of the more than dozen charges filed by a grand jury last week. Justin Roy, 33, faces three class A felonies, seven class B felonies and three misdemeanors following the grand jury’s review of the case. The charges range from kidnapping and criminal restraint, but the majority of complaints are assault-related — first-degree assault, seconddegree assault and simple assault. A number of the charges include
extended prison terms. The child was at Roy’s home when he was beaten so badly he had to be flown to a Portland hospital for emergency surgery. It was several months before police made any arrests in the case. Meanwhile, the child’s mother, Heather Downs, 32, of Bartlett, also now faces charges that could put her in prison for up to 10 years. The grand jury indicted Downs on three misdemeanor counts of endangering the welfare of a child, one for each of her children, and tampering with witnesses and informants, a class B felony. Roy had already been arrested and charged with two counts of seconddegree assault, but these are the first
charges to be filed against Downs. Downs and Roy were in a relationship at the time of the incident, and according to court documents she told police she was at Roy’s trailer the night her son was hurt. The 2-year-old boy had a host of injuries, according to court documents, including perforations to his intestines that allowed fecal matter and blood to leak into his abdomen. Health officials told police the boy lost roughly half his blood volume. A nurse called it “the worst case he had seen in regards of suspected child abuse.” Roy is currently being held on $50,000 cash bail. He and Downs are both scheduled for arraignment on May 2.
Police investigate missing scholarship funds BY ERIK EISELE THE CONWAY DAILY SUN
CONWAY — Police are investigating possible embezzlement from a local scholarship fund dedicated to music education. No arrests have been made. Board members of the Peter Lewis and Peter White Scholarship Foundation say the account is “solvent” and additional security measures have been put in place. A board member called the Conway Police Department in late March after she discovered irregularities in the fund’s bank account. The fund gives scholarships to Kennett High graduates pursuing music degrees. The board had questions about why they were experiencing delays in some of their disbursements, so they went to look. “At that time we discovered there was a debit card attached to the account,” the board said in a written statement, “and withdrawals had been made with that debit card that had absolutely nothing to do with scholarship expenses.” The debit card had been added in
2009, the statement said, and should not have been there. “We immediately hot-carded and shut down the debit card and started an audit. Additionally, we closed the existing account and transferred the funds to a completely new account number.” The board found roughly $3,000 missing. The foundation turned over bank statements and a copy of the audit to the Conway Police Department on March 22. Lara Sullivan, the 29-year-old daughter of scholarship namesake Peter White, was in charge of the account at the time, according to the board statement. Sullivan did not return a call for comment. The police have yet to make any arrests in the matter, spokesman Lt. Chris Perley said, but they do have “people of interest.” The investigation is ongoing, he said. He declined to give further details. The scholarship, meanwhile, is trying to move forward. “This scholarship WILL continue on,” the board statement said. “All commitments and obligations have been met to the present day. We wish
everything to be very visible and transparent, warts and all.” The statement continues: “The account is solvent, and we have taken new security measures as to the disbursement of any money from the account. All checks written on this account must and will have two signatures. There are no and will not be any debit cards attached to this account.” The scholarship was first founded in 1986 following the death of Peter Lewis, a musician from the U.K. who made the Mount Washington Valley his home. “Peter always encouraged people to follow their dreams,” the board statement said, so his friends created “a scholarship to celebrate his memory and to help a Kennett senior realize their dream of music.” “In 2002, at the passing of Peter White,” the statement continued, “the name of the scholarship was changed to the Lewis and White Music Scholarship. Like Peter Lewis, Peter White loved the Valley and used his talents to help out all kinds of causes.”
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TUESDAY,APRIL 24 Money In Politics Book Discussion. An on going discussion of “Republic, Lost: How Money Corrupts Congress and a Plan to Stop It” by Lawrence Lessig continues on Tuesday, April 24, 6:30 p.m. at the Conway Library. Lessig, a professor at Harvard University, appeared recently at UNH and spoke about his proposed “Grant and Franklin Project” — a form of limited state and federal campaign spending. At the April 24 meeting will view video from his presentation. Group leader Dick Pollock indicates that new participants with or without the book in hand are welcome to attend to discuss the topic. Pollock welcomes questions and can be contacted at 770-8277. Mount Washington Valley Bicycling Club Annual Spring Club Meeting. Mount Washington Valley Bicycling Club holds its annual spring club meeting from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Moat Mountain Smoke House and Brewery in North Conway. All are welcome to come and partake in the free appetizers and merriment to help kick off another season of riding and fun. There will be an opportunity to renew memberships, or start a new membership, and participate in short presentations about the 2012 Club activities.
WEDNESDAY,APRIL 25 Volunteer Training For Starting Point. Volunteer training for new Starting Point advocates begins. Make a difference in your community by supporting victims of domestic and sexual violence and stalking. This training is thorough, eye-opening, and thoughtprovoking. Call 447-2494 to find out more or visit www.startingpointnh.org to find out about Starting Point volunteer information. Spring $1 A Bag Sale. Thrift Shop of the Lovell United Church of Christ will hold a spring $1 a bag sale Saturday, April 14 through April 30. The church is located on Route 5 in Center Lovell, Maine. Shop hours are Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon. An Evening with Thomas Edison. The Tamworth Historical Society presents An Evening with Thomas Edison at Cook Memorial Library at 7 p.m. with Jane and Jon Hively. You are invited to come and meet the greatest inventor of all time, Thomas Alva Edison. He last visited New Hampshire in 1917 so this lecture and demonstration of his new-fangled ideas such as the “light bulb” and the “talking machine” will astound you. Refreshments to follow.
TUESDAYS Zen Buddhist Meditation Group. Zen Buddhist Meditation Group meets on Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Eastern Slopes on the corner of Main Street and Route 113 in Tamworth Village. Each session starts with a 30 minute sitting (chair or cushion) meditation, followed by a talk on meditation topics with time for questions/discussion. All are welcome. Call 323-8585 for more information. RSVP Bone Builders. The RSVP program, Bone Builders, meets every Tuesday and Thursday, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the North Conway COmmunity Center. Everyone is welcome. Call 356-9331 for more information. Game Day. Ossipee Concerned Citizens and Ossipee Recreation holds game day each Tuesday morning from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Ossipee Concerned Citizens building at 3 Dore Street in Center Ossipee for a great time of fun, games, and socializing.
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WRAP And IPS Group. The Conway Peer Support Center holds a WRAP(Wellness Recovery Action Plan) and IPS (Intentional Peer Support) Group meeting on Tuesdays at 11 a.m. at The Conway Peer Support Center, located at 486 White Mountain Highway (across from the Tech College). Call 447-1765 or visit www.alccenters.org for details. Bi-polar Support Group. A bi-polar support group meets on Tuesdays at noon at The Conway Peer Support Center located at 486 White Mountain Highway (across from the Tech College). Call 447-1765 or visit www.alccenters.org for details. Cooking Group. The Conway Peer Support Center holds a cooking group meeting on Tuesdays at 1 p.m. at The Conway Peer Support Center located at 486 White Mountain Highway (across from the Tech College). Call 447-1765 or visit www. alccenters.org for details. Free Zumba/Jazzercise Class. Zumba (Gold)/Jazzercise Class meets at the Conway Village Congregational Church, “The Brown Church,” every Tuesday evening, from 6 to 7 p.m. It is designed for the more “mature” individual who wants to have fun while becoming more fit. Dance and/or exercise experience is not required. The classes are free to attend. A free-will donation will be accepted. Co-Dependents Anonymous Meeting. Co-Dependents Anonymous (CoDA) meets every Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Gibson Suite at the Eastern Slope Inn in North Conway. CoDA is a 12-step fellowship of men and women whose common purpose is recovery from co-dependence and the development and maintenance of healthy relationships. For more information contact (207) 2833267. Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings in Carroll County. Every Tuesday, Alcoholics Anonymous meets at the Conway Methodist Church Hall on Main Street in Conway Village from 11 a.m. to noon; at the Gibson Center in North Conway from 8 to 9 p.m.; and in the activities room at Mountain View Nursing Home, 10 County Farm Road, in Ossipee (enter through the main entrance) from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Al-Anon. Every Tuesday, Fryeburg Al-Anon meets for friends and families of alcoholics, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the American Legion Hall, Bradley Street, Fryeburg. Newcomers welcome. Mineral Springs Cafe. The Mineral Springs Cafe, the student run kitchen and dining room at Kennett High School in North Conway is open from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For more information call Richard Mattei at 356-4370 Ext. 3107. Songs and Stories For Young Children. The Cook Memorial Library in Tamworth holds “Songs and Stories For Young Children” at 10:30 a.m. on the first three Tuesdays of each month. Children of all ages, babies through toddlers, are welcome. No sign-up is needed. Start this fall with a trip to the library! Call 3238510 for more information. Spring Story Time for 2 Year Olds. The Conway Public Library offers winter story time for 2 year olds today with half an hour of age appropriate stories, songs and action rhymes at 10:30 a.m. Older siblings and guests always welcome. No registration necessary. This is running through May 29. For more information call 447-5552. Tin Mountain Volunteer Coffee Break. Tin Mountain Conservation Center offers a coffee break at 2 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month at the Tin Mountain Nature Center on Bald Hill Road in Albany. This is a chance for volunteers to get together and talk, as well as to hear about plans and volunteer opportunties at
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Learn how to grow a giant pumpkin April 26 CONWAY — Ever have an itch to grow a great pumpkin? The North Conway Public Library is featuring guest speaker Bruce Hooker on Thursday, April 26, at 7 p.m. at the Weather Discovery Center in North Conway on the subject of “how to grow a giant pumpkin.” Bruce Hooker, of Belmont, has been growing pumpkins since 2003. From using compost to playing classical music, Bruce will tell you all you need to know to successfully grown your own giant pumpkin in your own backyard. Last year one of his pumpkins weighed 1,465 lbs and won at the Goffstown Pumpkin Festival! Those present will also learn about the North Conway Public Library’s Adopt-A-Pumpkin program and be able to sign up to participate. For a $15 donation to the library participants will receive a pumpkin plant in a six-inch pot with a blue ribbon pedigree, a birth certificate, and growing directions. Furthermore, it comes along with a Pumpkin Community newsletter including the famous Pumpkin Patch Gossip column and directions for entry to the Fryeburg Fair for hard core competitors! And the library owns a DVD, which you can borrow, with advice on how to best grow your pumpkin. Participants will be able to pre-order a pumpkin plant at the talk. The pumpkin starter plants and materials will be available at the end of May. Pumpkin plants are limited and competition
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Mother’s Day GRAND SUNDAY BRUNCH
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Bruce Hooker pictured above with one of his giant pumpkins, will be speaking at the Weather Discovery Center on Thursday.
was fierce last year, so it is recommended that interested parties reserve a plant ahead of time. If you reserve your pumpkin plant early, you will be contacted by email or phone when the plants are ready for adoption. Reservations can be made at the North Conway Public Library by calling 356-2961, or you can contact Amy Prushinski at email@example.com. There is no charge for the pumpkin talk on April 26, although donations are greatly appreciated and refreshments will be served. For more information, contact the North Conway Library at 603-356-2961 or check www. NorthConwayLibrary.com.
Smoked Salmon Platter ~ Baked Brie with Strawberry Jam ~ Pate du Jour Curried Seafood Newburg over Rice Roasted Chicken with Leeks and Potato ~ Teriyaki Steak Tips Pineapple Cheese Blintzes ~ Tomato Basil Soup Baked French Toast stuffed with Cream Cheese and Strawberry Eggs Benedict & Salmon Eggs Benedict ~ Pancakes Belgian Waffles ~ Grand Marnier French Toast Chef-Attended Omelet Station ~ Chef-Attended Carving Station Italian Lemon Cake ~ Chocolate Cake ~ Apple Betty ~ Cheesecake Chocolate Fondue with Assorted Dipping Items Pecan Pie ~ Carrot Cake Adults $26.95, Children under 12 $14.95 Kids under 5 are free
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I did not set out to trap anyone with letter To the editor: My name is William Harriman II and I live in the corrupt little town (population 3,450) of Fryeburg, Maine. I am entering this statement into the public record because it has come to my attention that someone is attacking my credibility by using the fact that the local paper unjustly banned my letters to the editor for six months because of a socalled “blatantly false” letter. The fact is that my letter in the Oct. 8, 2010 paper is true. The original spring (called Poland Spring) has been too dry to produce any large amounts of commercial water for years. Nestle takes its water from a different well located in town. When Mark Dubois wrote his rebuttal saying that I was “categorically wrong,” he was referring to the town of Poland Spring. Hence, category. Because of this, I made sure that I put the word false
in quotation marks along with set a trap. I did not set out to trap anyone. But when Dubois responded with is his “categorically wrong” comment, I decided that I would use that to show everyone that if anything that I had written inmy mnay previous letters had been false, Krasker, Raymond Bergoffen, someone, would have written a rebuttal. I don’t know if anyone has noticed but those guys used to write very lengthly letters to the editor until I started writing rebuttals. I take great pride in my integrity to the point that my conscience will not allow me to lie to the people that I grew up with. I repeat, my letter in the Oct. 8, 2010 paper is true! It’s sad that the editor did not know (or ask). I apologize for not setting the record straight sooner. William Harriman II Fryeburg, Maine
Thanks for supporting firemen’s penny sale To the editor: The members of the Center Ossipee Firemen’s Association hope that everyone who attended the Center Ossipee Firemen’s Association “Ham Night” penny sale at Ossipee Town Hall on Saturday, March 31, had a wonderful time. We
also want to thank all of the businesses, organizations, and individuals who gave items to the sale. We appreciate all of your support. Peter Waugh, publicity chairperson Center Ossipee Firemen’s Association
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Driving through Conway Village one rate in accelerated fashion with a billion new weekday early this month, I noticed several hungry mouths seeking sustenance each 13 dump trucks and other construction vehicles years. The Johns Hopkins report found that, parked outside a local store, where their after an optimal threshold, the number of drivers had migrated for coffee. It struck me people determines the standard of living: that I hadn’t encountered such a fog of diesel the more people, the lower the standard of exhaust outside an interstate rest area in living. Globally, we have long since passed several years. Despite the sudden appearthat optimal threshold, and we seem to have ance of an occasional spec house or trophy done so locally, as well, although worse is home, the recession has provided one welbound to come. come gift in the absence of traffic-jamming Here in northern New England we stand concrete carriers and fourteen-wheelers from knee-deep in the first waves of those hudour highways, but the dled masses yearning appearance of even a to be rich, but the flood Having ruined their former homes small squadron of them surges just beyond. seemed to imply that through insatiable suburban appetites, Having ruined their the local consequence homes through refugees from smoggy Megalopolis former of economic stagnation insatiable suburban may be leveling off, if creep ever-farther outward in search of appetites, refugees from not actually beginning new rural regions to conquer, consume, smoggy Megalopolis to recede. creep ever-farther outand transform into their perverted per- ward in search of new Some have been preceptions of perfection. dicting as much for rural regions to conquer, quite some time. It consume, and transform was two years ago or into their perverted permore that the chair of the Conway Library ceptions of perfection. Disassociated from Trustees, in one of her perennial arguments the earth they inhabit, they shun and scorn against fiscal restraint, told the rest of us that the ethic of self-sufficiency and the vestiges the economic skies were already beginning of subsistence agriculture that linger in the to brighten. The cash register may already path of their hegira, sweeping such rustic have been ringing for slumlords, social workinconveniences aside in a frenzy of gentriers, and self-appointed storm troopers in the fication and a cultivated dependence on the war on poverty, but I still knew an awful lot services of others. The sad, supreme irony of people who were out of work, and some of of the tourist economy lies in the inevitabilthem still are. ity that it will attract the very people most For that forgotten phalanx of unemployed, likely to obliterate the original attraction. signs of activity at the coffee shops and conThose who have cornered the greatest prostruction sites bring a ray of hope, but only portion of resources complain of class warfor the short term. Money, after all, is only fare whenever the hoi poloi seek a share of the result of both natural resources and the the wealth that so many of them helped to labor required to exploit them: there may be create. Meanwhile, the local representaabundant labor, but those natural resources tives of a proportionately wealthier class are dwindling fast. A capitalist system based wage more of a cultural war all across the on perpetual growth collides head-first with latest frontier of suburban sprawl. Once the limits of a finite planet to assure increasfirmly established in a new community, ingly shorter periods of prosperity, with those nomads impose their preferences on more frequent and more tenacious bouts of the inhabitants of places that seemed so economic distress. Each recession breeds irresistible — so idyllic — when they first greater anxiety to restart the personal and moved there. Never recognizing the connecgovernmental spending-and-debt orgies that tion between their own collective habits and fuel recovery, and weakens the will to resist the crowding, corruption, pollution, economic blight, and eternal din from which they fled, easy-money schemes that lead to environthey firmly believe that they are leading mental and social degradation. poor, ignorant New Englanders to a brighter Nearly a dozen years ago Johns Hopand better future. A longer view, or even a kins University published a study concludsingle backward glance, reveals instead that ing that the earth’s population had already they merely doom us to the same unpleasant reached a point where it was using up vital past from which they all ran. planetary resources faster than they could William Marvel lives in South Conway. be regenerated. That situation has only worsened since, and will continue to deterio-
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Secular culture heralds cynical message of murder as health ethic To the editor: I weep ... I weep when I see and hear women suffer because alien voices in the secular culture herald the cynical message that murder — abortion — is a viable public health ethic. Who’s health? The baby’s? The mother’s? So think with me, Focus on the Family, and Family Research Council about what abortion may do to a woman mentally and physically. Some of the risks may involve future ectopic pregnancies [when the baby grows outside the uterus], pelvic disease, breast cancer, placental
damage, infertility, depression, acute grief, anger, fear of disclosure, preoccupation with dead babies, nightmares, sexual dysfunction, alcohol, drugs and food abuse, vivid recall of brutal abortion procedures — and finally the dead, lifeless, soul-less bodily remains of a baby. Not a happy outcome. Responsible men, responsible fathers, mothers, family advocates, social workers get involved. You are needed. The need is great. The culture is going to hell. Help! Write! Ron Figuly, Wolfeboro
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How should searches and rescues in the White Mountains be funded?
There were 42 responses to this week’s Tele-Talk question: “How should searches and rescues in the White Mountains be funded?” Nineteen people said the people who need to be rescued should pay the cost of search and rescue, whether they are negligent or not. Another nine people said hikers or others who need to be rescued should pay for the rescue only if they are negligent, but not because of accidents or injuries. Six people said hikers should have insurance and should be charged for a rescue if they don’t have insurance to cover it. Five people said there should be permits or user fees for hiking. Two people said hikers should not have to pay. Four people suggested tourism dollars or other state funding should pay for the rescues. Three people suggested the option of not having rescue efforts or not having Fish and Game or the state involved in them. One said people just shouldn’t go into the mountains. Another suggested paying for rescues with bake sales. Of the hiker who was recently charged for her rescue efforts, six people said she should not have to pay for the rescue; two said she should pay.
I have been a hiker for over 50 years and have two basic rules when hiking above the tree line in the winter time. One, “Never Hike Alone” and two, “Never Hike When Bad Weather and High Winds are in the Forecast.” It seems our lost hiker ignored both of these rules and in my opinion should pay for the rescue. However; an injury rescue is different. There is always a risk of loose rock, slippery wet conditions, roots, etc which can cause twisted ankles or falls. In these cases, in my opinion, the hiker should not have to pay. You can be very experienced and prepared, but accidents do happen. I have seen many hikers on the trails without proper gear and even some hiking in the snow with sneakers. To these people, all I can say is, “Stay Home!” This is an interesting public policy question and a very real issue. Left unattended, the escalating costs associated with mountain rescue will eventually consume funding for other outdoor recreational activities that are already user funded. To an extent that is happening now. It matters little whether a rescue victim was ill-equipped or well-prepared, the costs are still immense. Legislatively, laws already exist to recoup emergency costs, through the courts if necessary. Fish and Game has had access to this emergency cost recoup law for almost a decade. Although they use it sparingly, they are often, and unfairly, portrayed in an unflattering light for doing so. A better system is needed to more regularly fund expensive rescues. For the likes of Jeb Bradley to simply say “let the victims pay,” is short-sighted, narrow-minded and avoids (like usual) the reality of the problem. I see three choices to this problem: no rescues, subsidized rescues or private rescues. If the legislature wants to avoid unfunded costs associated with rescues they could, through legislation, relieve Fish and Game of any statutory responsibility for rescue. Of course that would publicly identify New Hampshire as indifferent to human suffering and be bad for tour-
ism. It would at least get Fish and Game out of the dilemma of having to save people without full financial support of the House and Senate. Subsidized rescue could easily be accomplished by simply charging all hikers and climbers a reasonable fee to recreate, and in turn using that money to underwrite the rescue operations. This method is used successfully for ATVs, snowmobiles, boating, hunting and fishing. Licensing fees are a part of managed outdoor recreation and a fair way to spread costs among those who enjoy the activity and those who suffer its consequences. Privatized rescue would simply be a combination of the other solutions. The state collects hiking and climbing fees, returns the funds to localized rescue outfits, and these outfits are the ones left to the responsibility of mountain rescue. Limited rescue, “pay-to-play” fees or designated self-rescue areas may even make the sport safer. Hiking and climbing are great sports everyone should enjoy. It just should never endanger others, or their properly-funded sports. I have been a member of the White Mountain Search and Rescue for almost 50 years. My feelings: I feel that search and rescues in the White Mountains should be funded as they currently are but with a bit more care. If a pure accident occurs, then the cost should be borne from the state from its tourist dollars. If a negligent accident occurs then the victim should bear the costs. The problem arises currently from an unfunded Fish and Game Department who in their current role, as Rick Wilcox says from the Daily Sun quote, “in a desperate attempt to extract dollars from hikers and climber. Unfortunately the judgment of the Fish and Game Department, in recent years, has become flawed. It’s become more flawed as the need for more dollars has increased. The Conway Daily Sun reported on Saturday that the incident of Mrs. Horgan as having been charged “for a series of errors of judgment.” One of the errors was that she did not pack enough extra food. Well, she survived splendidly, despite having not had extra food. So, the extra food was a nonissues. The major also says that “she did not heed the weather.” Well, most of us mountaineers and hikers go out in bad weather; albeit with contingency plans. If we did not go out in bad weather we would not have the skills to rescue people that got caught in bad weather. If the weather is really bad, then we don’t go out. We make the judgments. We are skilled people. As the major said: “not having adequate navigation equipment,” I’m not exactly sure what that means. We know she had a cell phone, however, with 14 years experience, if she did not have a map and compass, I personally feel she should pay the $7,000. Such an omission is inexcusable. But then The Conway Daily Sun may not have got all the quotes correct. After all, in the same paper, the Conway Daily Sun says under a rescue picture that SOLO is a mountain rescue school. What ignorance. After 40 years in the Valley, SOLO has never been a mountain rescue school. It is a school for wilderness medicine. And while wilderness medicine is an important part of mountain rescue it is nowhere near as critical
as competence in the mountains, which comes from actual experience in the mountains. If experienced people have a simple common accident like putting their foot in a hole or tripping over a log, I feel they should not be charged. If they are in any way grossly negligent, in my view, not only the Fish and Game, but also the experienced rescuers, if they feel that, they should pay. This is Bill Aughton. If the brakes on my car fail, through no fault of my own, and I drive my car through my neighbor’s garage, should that neighbor or maybe the one across the street pay for the damage I did? Ridiculous isn’t it! If you need a search and rescue you pay for it, period! That mantra should become part of the hiker’s code. What is wrong with this culture? Doesn’t anybody want to accept personal responsibility? It starts right at the top with President Obama blaming everybody and everything for his failures, and it winds down through the whole of society; to having to pay for someone else’s contraception, down to some local folks doing search and rescue that think just because it wasn’t a hiker’s fault somebody else should pay. What happened to personal responsibility? Lack of personal responsibility makes you weak. So now what, implement a hikers fee? Let’s pay a fee to walk in the woods. I hike all over the White Mountains and spend many consecutive nights camping deep in the forest and if I ever need a search and rescue I expect to fully pay for it. I won’t take a dime of anybody’s money. I will pay with a smile on my face, happy to be alive; because that’s how I was raised. It’s about character, integrity, and personal responsibility. And the moment I take my final nap, I’ll close my eyes and take my last breath with a smile, knowing that I “owned up” and was never a burden on my neighbor or society. Personal responsibility is a personal responsibility. Wake up America! I believe in smaller government and personal responsibility. At least some the financial burden should fall on those who require search and rescue, regardless of the reason. N.H. Fish and game could institute a voluntary “insurance policy” for hikers. It would cover an individual or group in the event that a rescue was necessary. Without the policy, a hiker, who got in trouble, would be billed a portion of the rescue cost and a “reckless or negligent” hiker would be billed for the entire cost. The cost should not come out of the room and meals taxes. Suzanne Nelson, North Conway. It is a complicated question, not easily answered. We need to have such rescues and searches in order to save lives! Yet we need to have the money to do so. Funding such programs needs to come from fees for hiking, climbing, etc., related to the rescues, not from meals and rooms tax, which has nothing to do with the rescues. Somehow we need to attach the funding to the activity that causes rescues and searches, and not just money from elsewhere that is already appropriated fully. Also on a side note, why does it cost $7,000 for a rescue, when these resources and salaries are being paid for regardless of their use? These are people’s lives at stake and I’m not comfortable with putting a price on that.
There must be a way to fund these rescues outside billing the person who is now just grateful to be alive. A Bartlett resident. If they start charging people when they get lost in the woods, the next thing you know they’re going to start charging people when their house is burning down — the fire department will be getting paid. It’s a bad thing. The Fish and Game people get paid anyways no matter if they’re working or not working so just have them do their job. This is Dave from Albany. This is J.J. from Conway. I thought the Fish and Game agency, said automatically, a couple of years ago, if a person gets lost hiking there they were going to be funded automatically. They should be billed for it. I mean why should the rescue go in there and rescue the woman or the man or whoever and do it for free. They should be billed. The old saying is if you play, you must pay, and no discount either. They should be billed the full amount. They should pay according to their negligence. The hikers that get lost and need to be rescued, or just any hiker that needs to be rescued, should pay to get rescued. Why should a taxpayer pay for someone to get rescued? If you call an ambulance, you get billed for the ambulance. If you call for rescue, the hiker should get pay the bill. Come on people; it’s just common sense. Charge the hiker for the rescue. How should search and rescue in the White Mountains be funded? By those who need to be searched and rescued for. If you’re a hiker or a camper and you’re not responsible for yourself, you shouldn’t be out there. Each one of us are responsible for our own actions. I’m sorry people get lost and turned around, but they should be billed if they have to be rescued. Ronnie from Conway. Funding should of course be assumed by the person who required the assistance. However, if the person who needs the assistance is a Caucasian male he should pay the maximum fees. If the person who needs the assistance is a minority or a Caucasian female no fees should be charged, because at birth these people have been shortchanged the privileges that the average Caucasian male has. And in consideration of the times, this will fit very much in line with Barry Obama’s program of class and racial distinctions. This would be truly echoing today’s Obama world. First off, get Fish and Game out of the rescue business. Twelve Fish and Game officers responded to a rescue and can’t even find the woman lost on Mount Jackson, but charged the woman $7,500. A National Guard helicopter spots her and three Mountain Rescue men bring her out no charge. How does that work? Get rid of Fish and Game. Turn the authority over to the state and local police. Fish and Game act like Gestapo. With the number of hunting licenses dropping every year, there is little need for Fish and Game; it’s just another redundant police force. You can always get a renta-cop for hunting season. see TELE-TALK page 8
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Let me get this straight: The state is willing to pay the amount that it does to pick up a dead drug addict, and they’re willing to make a person who is a living person who is lost by accident in the woods pay $7,000? I say get the spare money from the failed DARE drug program. This is Jim in Wolfeboro. If someone’s an experienced hiker and it just was a mishap and something bad happened, then I would say not to charge them that much for something like that, maybe charge them a little. But yes, I do say if they’re not experienced and they go out there and they’re not prepared for the elements I think that they should be charged. They should pay for it. They should have some kind of tax for that. And all people that hike should pay some kind of taxes if that’s what they want to do, so it can help everybody. It is sad if it has to come to this but maybe we should put those little brown boxes at the end of a trail. Put in a couple of bucks to hike. That money could pay for search and rescue. What’s a couple of bucks to see the great outdoors. This is Sue in Conway. I think the people that go out hiking should be responsible for any costs incurred. It’s not the taxpayers’ responsibility to pay for what they got themselves into. It’s a choice to go out in the wilderness and I think they should be responsible for it. I don’t want to see one lousy penny of my tax dollar used to rescue people off mountains. Why don’t they go with the European style: You buy and insurance to get yourself off the mountain by that means or you pay the bill in full. I go along with Jeb Bradley here somewhat, but why should any rescue have to be cut down because it might be somebody nice? Let’s let them, if the fools what to climb, let them pay their own damn full bill — all expenses to get themselves out of the woods. No tax dollars whatsoever. If a person fell in their own home or in a public place like Hannaford or Shaw’s, they would have to pay for the ambulance if they needed one, so why not have to pay for rescue in the mountains if they need to be? Another thought would be, regular hikers, hikers who always hike and love to hike on weekends, might be issued an insurance policy, by I don’t know whom, but by some company or by the forest service and then the funds from the insurance company would help pay for rescues of people who are unable to pay but then the insurance would cover the hiker in case they needed to be rescued. It was just a thought, but I think it’s a good thought. Hiking is a sport or an activity that carries certain risks with it. You should be prepared for these when you go up there in the mountains and hike. If you go up there and get yourself in trouble, are you going to rely on the taxpayers and the state to come and rescue you, because of errors in judgement or improper navigation equipment, etc., whatever the case may be? I agree with what some of the people in the paper are saying is that any hiker who needs to be rescued should be prepared to pay. That’s the bottom line right there. It costs to do almost anything in life — not just coming to the Valley, but anything in life. So, this should be the price of playing. If you’re going to require this special service, and quite expensive special service of being rescued, calling up Fish and Game and all of these rescue services to come to your aid, you’re
going to have to pay these people. You can’t expect the state to cover this additional expense that you have incurred yourself. You should be a little more accountable for your actions. It seems to me that if errors in judgment cause you to be lost and a search and rescue have to be gotten under way to find you and save you then you should be responsible for all charges that are incurred. This is Eric from Tamworth. The hikers should have insurance just like skiers should have insurance when they go break their legs on these mountains. It should not become the responsibility of the state or the town, if they don’t have insurance they should just have to pay; it’s as simple as all that. I’ve climbed many mountains including many large ones, like the Jungfrau in Switzerland, and Mount Washington many times. One of the most important things in climbing a mountain is to go well prepared with proper clothing. On Mount Washington, I have seen people wear sandals, light sneakers, completely ill-prepared in case of a storm or a mishap. Another thing is I am always self-insured. Taking out insurance is a very little bit of money to spend for saving your life, but I don’t think the town of Conway nor the state should bear any expense for these incompetent people. I can understand and accident happening and they certainly have to be rescued but they should bear the expense. People should have common sense enough not to be in the White Mountains and then no one would have to pay anything. I feel that distressed hikers should not be billed for the rescue and people coming to get them. Instead I feel that when they make the initial 911 call the call should be transferred directly to the N.H. Fish and Game Department, where they’re informed that there will be a charge to have a search and rescue team come and get them, and they’re notified that they could potentially be billed thousands of dollars and they need to make their mind up if they in fact want someone to come and get them and if they’re willing to pay for the costs to cover the people who are getting out of their beds and coming out and risking their lives to save whoever it is that’s just made the phone call. I guarantee you that when someone’s in a life and death situation and they’re informed that there is a cost when someone is going to come save their life, I guarantee you that they’ll pledge you more than $7,000 or $10,000 like this woman’s getting charged. And if they’re not then they’re on their own, and at the very least if people know that they will be charged and there is a potential charge for their negligence then it doesn’t matter whether they fell and broke their leg or they failed to stop and buy a simple compass or maybe even a map of where they are, so they don’t get lost and have to spend a night in the woods, that they’ll think twice, that they’ll be more prepared and they’re aware that the money will come out of their pocket or potentially they’ll be left to die. It’s a harsh reality; we live in a harsh area. People have to know how to fend for themselves and not after that complain about the costs for people to get up out of their beds and risk their lives to come and get them. All our leaders are brain dead. They’re not able to use common sense anymore. We used big money to abort babies, kill them. We pay big money to help those on welfare to have more
babies who we add to our support bills because it would be against their rights to have them fixed so they can’t have any more children. Yet, here we have a 62-year-old lady who probably worked and paid taxes all her life and she did everything right but she got lost. So we charge her $7,000 to rescue her when we used to just go look for a lost person for free. And what happens to the $7,000 that she pays? Does that help got to pay for our leaders’ parties with hookers? Now we have incompetent leaders. Our selectmen can’t even run a 12-foot-by12-foot dump store, let alone a town. God said he would give a nation who left him out children to rule over them — adults with the mind of a child. Are we there yet? And you wonder why people are talking more and more every day about a revolution to get rid of all our leaders from Washington on down to our town. I can answer your question with a question: Why are we bothering to go search for these people who go get lost in the woods in the first place? It’s their fault that they went off into the wilderness and got lost. Why should we have to pull money out of our pockets to pay for these fools who have gone off and got lost off some trail somewhere? I say don’t even bother to go search for them. Let them stay up there in the woods. Perhaps someday somebody will find their carcass lying on the side of the trail and we can pick their bones over for what’s left, such as their wallet and whatever money is in there, or maybe their expensive clothing. You can take that to one of the local thrift shops and sell it off for a profit there. Lots of people could benefit from this. I say don’t even bother to search for them. Leave them where they lay. This is Patty calling from Conway. As far as who should pay for these missing hikers, well, I have a $35 fishing license; if I go unprepared without a fishing license and I catch and release, why am I paying for fish I’m not keeping? I’m just out there enjoying myself. By the way, I’m not really from Conway, I’m from Massachusetts. And this missing hiker, or this injured hiker, $7,000? Way too much. These people are getting paid to do their job, and because she was from Mass., she was treated unfairly. Those people are paid to search and rescue. But on another note, like a fishing license, if you’re an inexperienced hiker you should have to register to hike and pay a fee if you don’t have the right materials, just like fishing poles, tackle box and a license because this is going way overboard. Did you just hear that sound? That was the sound of a toilet flushing. We just called Washington and Obama said “Oh, don’t worry about it. We can do another stimulus package and we’ll take care of all the hikers and everything else in the Conway area.” We’ve already got Blue Loon busing, all these other things we’re wasting money on. As far as these hikers, Obama will take care of them. He’s the man. User fees. If you use it you pay for it. I refuse to pay for you, your children or their crimes or their costs. I’m responsible for me. You’re responsible for you. I don’t see a lot of people walking off the Empire State Building, because if they do they know they’ll be the ones paying for it. We’ve all had some bad luck and made errors in judgement. That’s called living and learning. That’s your parents job to teach you that and your job to live it. The concept of America paying for your bad choices has driven our country
close to collapse. The only fair answer for all is to pay for your own mistakes, whether it’s not exercising, smoking, drinking, getting pregnant or murder, you should have to pay every penny for every resource you consume. For a hamburger today, I’ll gladly pay you Tuesday as the fat man keeps eating burger after burger. But just like the wind, Tuesday’s come. The following Tele-Talk responses were posted on The Conway Daily Sun’s Facebook page: Not in this case, no. You want to play, now you can pay. Simple enough. I think that anyone who enters the national forest should pay a $200 entry fee and put up a refundable $10,000 deposit against rescue. The entry fee could help pay for the big fence around the forest to make sure no one sneaks in and for the people manning the gates taking the fees. That may not do much for tourism, but it would keep the good rich folks of New Hampshire from having to pay for any of it. Or maybe it could pay for better marking on the trails so people don’t make the negligence (mistake) of going the wrong way. Seriously, this woman did nothing wrong except get lost. She was obviously prepared enough to spend the night below freezing since she did just that. There should be an appeals process for this kind of bill. I think maybe you all should stop inviting people up there to spend their money, and then when they get in trouble tell them too bad. Perhaps the business owners who make a living off tourists’ money should pitch in and pay for it. “Hike at own risk.” That goes for shopping at the dump store too! By the fools who get lost. Bake sale! Charge a fee to anyone hiking for a permit/license like is paid to fish, hunt, boat, snowmobile, etc. This fee would cover rescues, trail maintenance, rangers, etc. Fine anyone hiking without a permit. Offer a lower rate to anyone who takes a hiking safety class that teaches being prepared, being safe, and being self-reliant. Charge the hikers who are negligent and subsequently need rescuing. For accidents and misfortunes, that’s just a small price that residents pay for getting to live in this beautiful area. How would you feel if you needed mountain rescue? How do towns in other popular wilderness locations handle these situations? Who is going to judge whether a hiker is prepared vs. the “hiker” who thinks he/she is invincible because they have a cell phone? Perhaps a form of insurance — like flying insurance — could be made available. Compare this to drivers. Not by me if they go unprepared or into dangerous places like the ravine in spring. If you play, you pay. The forest service could put a daily updated list of required items for hikers to carry that day to NOT be charged for rescue suitable for the predicted conditions and weather expected at the ranger station. (This woman didn’t bring all she should have; she had clothing but not the gear to get herself unlost. She wasn’t prepared for bad weather that might obscure the trail.) If you don’t have the items on the list and have to call for rescue, expect a bill. In this case the rescue was accomplished by volunteers. Fish and Game has a lot of nerve sending a bill for something they didn’t do.
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functions like a taxi service. Dial-a-ride users call the Blue Loon’s dispatch center 24 hours in advance to schedule a lift. Every town except Conway approved money. Conway residents voted 831-701 to decline the request. The vote put the Carroll County Transit Advisory Committee in an awkward position of having to consider shutting off dial-a-ride service to the town that uses the system the most. On Friday, the transit advisory committee met to decide what to do about Conway. The audience, of about a dozen people, burst into applause when Conway town manager Earl Sires announced the news about the mystery donor. “I got a call this morning from an anonymous donor in town who is willing to fund the entire $3,000 amount,” said Sires from the audience. Committee chairman Jack Rose replied a solution has been found for this year. “The rides will be continued,” said Rose. “However, we need to think about how we are going to keep this going next year.” Before learning of the anonymous donor, Conway resident Beatrice Richards offered a $500 donation toward dial-a-ride service. Richards explained she’s originally from Switzerland — a country where people can take trains and buses wherever they need to go. She said the Blue Loon needed more good publicity and a schedule that’s more clear. The Blue Loon also operates a “flex route” bus system from Conway to West Ossipee and from West Ossipee to Wolfeboro or Laconia. The flex route wasn’t impacted by Conway’s vote because it’s mostly funded by the state of New Hampshire. The flex route began running months after the diala-ride service. The two programs were supposed to start at the same time. The Blue Loon also does private charters. Stan Solomon, husband of transit committee member Dorothy Solomon, added there’s been some confusion about the fare schedule too. Blue Loon head Beverly Raymond said fares can vary depending on where the person is going. She said people can call to get information about how much their particular trips would cost. Another criticism is people have been seeing
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Krista Dittmeyer’s car was found in a parking lot at the base of Cranmore on April 23, 2011. (JAMIE GEMMITI PHOTO) ONE YEAR from page one
discovery of two bodies in Springfield; a fatal shooting in Chesterfield; and a homicide in Claremont. This is not the first time April violence has rocked the state: One year ago, the disappearance of a young mother had people similarly transfixed. It began on a cold, wet Saturday morning, April 23, at around 6:30 a.m. when someone reported a car running with its flashers on and its door ajar in a lot adjacent to the Cranmore fitness center in North Conway. In the car was a 14-month-old infant. There were no adults around. The vehicle was registered to a 20-year-old Portland, Maine, woman named Krista Dittmeyer. Originally of Bridgton, Maine, Dittmeyer had ties to the Conway area, police said. The child was her daughter, and after a brief trip to the hospital she was turned over to family members.
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In those first few days, the Conway Police Department called it a “missing person investigation,” but with searchers combing the woods it didn’t take long for questions to arise about why a young mother would abandon her daughter. By Sunday Dittmeyer’s disappearance had jumped from local to statewide media. By Monday morning the national news had picked the story up, and reporters from CNN, NBC, ABC and other stations made their way to Conway. Authorities told the gathering reporters they had executed several search warrants in connection with Dittmeyer’s disappearance, but they still didn’t know what had happened. “This has clearly transitioned into a criminal investigation,” Conway Police spokesman Lt. Chris Perley said at the time. “She is a victim.” State and federal personnel, including FBI agents, lent a hand to make sure there were enough people to deal with the hundreds of tips that were pouring in as a result of the media coverage. Soon details emerged about the father of Dittmeyer’s daughter, who was serving a prison sentence in Maine for cocaine possession, which raised even more questions about the circumstances surrounding her disappearance. Then on Wednesday morning the bad news came — a Cranmore employee saw something in a snowmaking pond at the base of the mountain. Within minutes, police and news vans were rushing to the scene. Police kept extending the perimeter of restricted access around the pond until eventually the reporters were relegated to the same parking lot Dittmeyer’s car had first been discovered. “It is with great sorrow that I tell you we located the body of Krista Dittmeyer,” said Jane Young, the chief of the state Attorney General’s Criminal Justice Bureau, a short time after a hearse passed by the news vans. That day marked the end of the search for Dittmeyer, but the investisee ONE YEAR page 12
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Those charges are felony-level, however, and they did not come from a grand jury, so before they men can be tried in superior court the cases have to go before a grand jury. In most cases there is a requirement that such formal charges come within 90 days of arrest, but the prosecution did not adhere to that timeline in the Dittmeyer case. It has been more than 11 months since the three men were arrested in connection with her murder. “We are cognizant of that rule,” Young said, but “the 90 days is not hard and fast.” Police have continued to investigate the case “as recently as two weeks ago,” she said. “This is a priority case.” Papile’s attorney, meanwhile, did not raise issue with the delays. “I have no comment,” said Jesse Friedman, a public defender. “That’s all I’m going to say on this one.” Papile, like Ferguson and Petelis, is still in custody. Papile was sent to jail without bail, while Ferguson and Petelis have been unable to post the $250,000 bail set by the judge last May. And while Papile has yet to face formal charges in this case, the grand jury did indict him on unrelated felonious sexual assault charges last August. According to the complaint Papile allegedly had sex with a 14-year-old in December of 2010.
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Conway PD was at center of Dittmeyer media storm BY ERIK EISELE THE CONWAY DAILY SUN
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Lt. Chris Perley addresses media following Krista Dittmeyer’s disappearance. (JAMIE GEMMITI PHOTO)
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was looking for tips, and as a result of the coverage they got them. “We got hundreds,” he said, “and then it neared 1,000.” “We were getting them from the West Coast and all across the country,” Perley said. The department had to dedicate more people to weed through those to see if there was any-
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Hills are alive: Trapp Lodge wins the Tuckerman Inferno team title BY TOM EASTMAN THE CONWAY DAILY SUN
MOUNT WASHINGTON — “Climb Ev’ry Mountain” was a hit song in 1965’s musical film about the von Trapp family, “The Sound of Music,” and it certainly was a perfect theme song for grandson Sam von Trapp’s winning team in the 2012 Friends of Tuckerman Pentathlon Inferno April 21. Captained by von Trapp, a 39-yearold executive vice president of the Trapp Family Lodge of Stowe, Vt., the five-member VTXT-Trapp Family Lodge team won the demanding fivepart race with a total time of 3 hours, 32 minutes and 01.70 seconds. The race — along with the Wildcat Wildfire Pentathlon held on a similarly-formatted but somewhat easier course an hour later — is presented annually by the non-profit Friends of Tuckerman Ravine organization as a fund-raiser to help the U.S. Forest Service’s snow ranger program and to preserve and protect the traditional back country uses of Tuckerman Ravine on Mount Washington’s eastern flank. “This means a lot to us,” said von Trapp, who is grandson of the late Maria von Trapp of “Sound of Music” fame. “I skied it last year, and I really loved it. So, I went home, and along with our competitive kayaker, Robert Flanagan, who at 60 continues to amazes us, we assembled a team comprised of some of our cross-country ski coaches at the Trapp Lodge.” The team won three of the event’s five classes, with Flanagan putting in the fastest kayak run on the lowwatered, “bony” Saco from Attitash’s Thorne Pond to Glen Ellis Campground in 42.09.89. Trapp’s Jake Hollenback had the fastest cycling leg from Glen Ellis Campground to the Appalachian Mountain Club’s Pinkham Notch Camp with a time of 48:25.57. Trapp’s Ryan Kerrigan, 26, had the fastest hike from Pinkham to the base of Left Gully in 39:50.87. Trapp’s Robyn Anderson was fifth in 1:00:11.22 in the first leg, an 8.3-mile run from Story Land up over Glen Ledge to Attitash’s Thorne Pond. Von Trapp was third in the final ski leg with a hike time of 21:24.14 and a GS ski time down the 30-gate course in 58.81 seconds. The ski leg was won by Jason Small of the 26th-placed Angry Pirates with a climb of 19:01.56, and a ski time of 50.35 seconds. The fastest running time for the 8.3-mile course was 48:59.37, put in by Alex White of the top dynamic duo team of Tucksanity. Von Trapp said he was surprised by how fast Kerrigan, the team’s hiker, was in getting to the bottom of Left Gully. “I cost us two minutes putting my ski boots on and getting onto my skis because Ryan [Kerrigan] was so fast in getting there that I was surprised by how fast he got there to the transition and tapped me. I was just glad I didn’t blow it for our team,” said von Trapp, who said he was proud to have won the team title of the demanding race. “It’s such a special event. Mount Washington is unlike any mountain in the Northeast. It reminds me of the terrain I saw when I taught skiing in the
Andes. To come and win here against all of these great athletes is a real honor for us and Vermont,” said von Trapp. Overall results Twenty-six teams and 27 solo TuckerMen competed in the five-part event, along with four women solo entrants, a four-team all-women’s class, and a fiveteam dynamic duo category. Placing second in the team class was Team Axa, captained by Jen’s Friends founding board member David Veale of Chester, with time of 3:40:41.75. The team was second last year. Top local team was Cooper, Cargill and Chant of North Conway with a time of 4:48:49.79, good for 23rd place. The team was comprised of Becky Oleson, Andy Brown, Aaron Wood, Dennis Morgan and Chris Meier. Kovac, Michaelsen win Tucker solo titles Winning the solo TuckerMan class was James Kovac, a doctoral candidate and teacher at Harvard University. He won with a total time of 4:08:53.10 (51:50.94 in the run, 57:11.44; 58:44.92 for the bike, 13:12:12.7 for the hike and 2:39.48 for the GS). Placing second was Steve Piotrow of Jackson, with a total time of 4:10:12.80 (57:21.40 for run, 50:03.32 for the kayak, 56:51.94 bike, 13:15:43.3 hike, 3:37.64 ski). Third was Josh Flanagan in 4:22:14.60. “I actually dunked my kayak 15 minutes into the paddling leg. I had to pull out, empty out the water, and get back in. I played catch up the rest of the way,” said Kovac, an endurance athlete. In the solo TuckerWoman class, Dartmouth PhD. engineering and MD student Kelly Michaelsen was first in the four-women field in 5:11:58.71. Joanne Grogan was second in 5:39:56.69. In the all-women team class, Marie Bouchard’s Wild Things of North Conway repeated as winners with a time of 4:24:47.52. The team is comprised of Liz Stockinger, Kelsey Allen, Meredith Piotrow, Fabienne Pattison and Suzie Carrier. Placing second for the second year in a row with a time of 4:38:10.51 was the Valley Girls team of North Conway, consisting of Cathy Livingston, Lynn Lyman and Carrie McLane with newcomers Laura McLane and Sandra Iacozili. In the dynamic duo category, tops was Tucksanity (Alex White and John McCarthy) in 3:57:29.84, followed by last year’s winners, Waters Acquity (4:08:16.45) and a local team, the Red Jersey Cyclery (Mike Malkin and Carl Iacozili) in 4:45:48.12. Wildfire results In the three-team Wildcat Wildfire Pentathlon, the West County Old Stars of Buckland, Mass., was tops in 3:15:26.56; followed by Ski Dads Ski Club (Eskimos) of Pelham in 3:36:35.73 and Waters Patrol of Sharon, Mass., in 5:12:38.11. Valerie Rothen of Conway was top WildWoman in 4:47:36.00, while Neil McDermott was top WildMan in 3:30:25.48. Top dynamic duo was Team Mocean in 3:44:23, followed by Waters XEVO in 4:16:36.28, and Wickford Wild Women in 5:32:14.83. Waters Patrol won the allwomen class in 5:12:38.11. For more results, visit www.live-timing.com or visit www.friendsoftukermanorg.
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MWVST named USSA’s 2012 Alpine Club of the Year BY LLOYD JONES THE CONWAY DAILY SUN
BARTLETT — The United State Ski and Snowboard Association, which has over 400 member clubs, has selected the Mount Washington Valley Ski Team as the 2012 Alpine Club of the Year Award. “I was psyched,” Dave Gregory, head coach and program coordinate for the Mount Washington Valley Ski Team, said, Friday. “It’s a really good thing for the program, we’re all pretty pumped; it’s really a validation of what we do.”
“We think it’s a pretty big deal, “ Martha Leich, of MWVST, said by phone Friday. “We’re a little club, a small operation, which makes it all the more special to be recognized.” Gregory got the news by mail Friday morning from USSA CEO Bill Marolt. “I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the Mount Washington Valley Ski Team Club on having been selected to receive the 2012 Alpine Club of the Year Award,” he wrote. “The Club of the Year Award is presented to a USSA Competition Club in
each sport, which has distinguished itself in providing direction to young athletes through high-level competition programs resulting in athletic success. The USSA athletic management team manages selection with direction from each USSA sport director.” MWVST will receive its award during the USSA Congress 2012 at our Chairman’s Awards Dinner, May 11 at the Park City Marriott in Utah. see MWVST page 18
Cal Ripken opens play this Saturday BY KEVIN DREW
The Kennett High girls tennis team is off to a 1-4 start in Division II play this season. Senior captain Casey Blakely has been rock solide for the Eagles at No. 1 singles. Kennett is abck in action tomorrow when it hosts Bedford (5-0) at 4 p.m. (JAMIE GEMMITI PHOTO)
Kennett boys win three in thrilling fashion CONWAY — It would be difficult to script a more exiting week than the Kennett High boys tennis team just enjoyed. The Eagles went 3-0 over vacation week and strung together three fantastic finishes. It was a script Hollywood would have a hard time believing. Coach Chris Bailey’s troops were missing players to sickness and injury, plus vacation. He was forced to juggle his line-up three times; went deep into his bench for players; had one athlete serve underhanded due to a nagging shoulder injury; and fought off numerous match points to chalk
up three wins and watched Kennett improve to 4-1 in Division II play. “It was quite a week,” Bailey said smiling. Kennett beat arch-rival Kingswood 5-4 in Wolfeboro on April 16; topped Plymouth 5-4 on the road Wednesday; and swept the three doubles matches Friday to edge visiting Pembroke Academy 6-3. The Eagles trailed 4-2 after the singles matches at Kingswood, but swept all three doubles, two after fighting off match points, to win 5-4. In singles, Oren Bentley, won 8-3;
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The boys of summer have hit the fields in preparation of the MWV Cal Ripken Baseball season. Fifteen teams in three divisions will be playing throughout the valley over the next eight weeks before handing the end of the season to the two MWV Travel Teams. Opening Day is scheduled for April 28 with teams gathering at Whitaker Field for photo opportunities followed by the annual parade on Main Street, North Conway and a welcoming speech at Whitaker before the boys and girls strike off for their games. Over the next several weeks, well over 100 ball games will be played in the valley before the school year ends. All games within the local league are played in the valley with no long travels. Those looking for a higher level of competition can try out for the two travel teams – The 12U team and the 10U team. Travel teams will play in a number of regional invitational tournaments with the 12U District Tournament being held in Farmington and the 10U Tournament being hosted right here in North Conway from June 23 to July 1. Over the years, MWV has been a force in it’s District, winning a majority of titles and has also taken some State titles from much larger areas such as Nashua and Keene. MWV Cal Ripken baseball has been the primary baseball program in the valley for over 25 years and teaches the game to boys and girls from age 6 to 12. MWV Cal Ripken is independently run and relies on the generosity of it’s team sponsors, player fees, and fund-raising activities. On May 12, players will participate in the Home Run Derby where points are awarded for distance and bonus points for home runs. A number of other events will be taking place to raise funds. It is the goal of the league to have a batting cage at each of the four towns. For more information, visit us at http://mwv.baberuthonline.com or visit us on Facebook MWV Cal Ripken Baseball.
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State champs still winning BY CHARLIE TRYDER THE CONWAY DAILY SUN
FRYEBURG — The Raider softball team opened their season just the way they finished the 2011 season, by defeating anyone they faced. The 2012 model opened with a win at Wells before vacation and win at home against Poland during April vacation. Coach Fred Apt, never easily satisfied, did not seem thrilled with Fryeburg Academy’s win over Poland on Friday. “We are a work in progress,” he said. “Right now we are scoring runs but we are only getting production from the top of the order. We need everyone to hit the ball.” Although the Raiders shut Poland out 10-0, they were only ahead 3-0 after four innings and were not able to put a strong rally together early. Carla Tripp stood out going 4-4 and scoring four runs and driving in a run. Maddie “The Whammer” Pearson knocked in two runs. The Raiders did manage three runs in the fifth and four runs in the sixth to seal the victory. Sarah Harriman pitched a twohitter and shut out Poland using her growing variety of pitches. Apt talked of Harriman’s use of a new pitch, “Sarah’s rise ball was awesome. She didn’t use it down in Connecticut.” Harriman also dominated the Wells Warriors in a 20-1 win in the seasonopener. Along with pitching and giving up only one run, Harriman drove in five runs, two with a first inning home run. Ariel McConkey also hit a home run for the Raiders and Pearson hit a two-run triple to lead the potent Raider offense.
Raiders open 2-0 BY CHARLIE TRYDER THE CONWAY DAILY SUN
FRYEBURG — The Raiders opened their 2012 baseball season with a 4-2 win at Wells on April 13 before vacation and followed it up with a 6-5 home win over Poland on the Friday. The 2-0 start is just what Fryeburg Academy Coach Rich Ela hoped, as it gives the still young juniors confidence and an understanding that their attention to detail can result in good results. Facing a one-run deficit heading into the bottom of the seventh, the Raiders rallied for two runs to steal the win. The game ended when Andrew Berg laid down a bunt and safety squeezed Kirk Hubbard home to defeat Poland see RAIDERS page 18
Senior second baseman Austin Weber is off and running agaisnt Kingswood last week.
Clippers extend nation’s longest win streak BY LLOYD JONES THE CONWAY DAILY SUN
CONWAY — The Kennett High baseball team learned first hand that Portsmouth is a very good baseball team and worthy of the longest winning streak in the nation. The Clippers scored runs in every inning on their way to a 12-0 five inning mercy rule victory on Friday. With the win Portsmouth improved to 4-0 in Division II play and is now tied with Martensdale-St. Marys (Iowa) for the national record. Martensdale-St. Marys, which broke Portsmouth’s record last year, will begin its season with its streak intact next month. Portsmouth can break the 87-game record tomorrow at Windham. The Clippers have not lost since a Division II quarterfinal game against Hollis-Brookline in 2007. “There weren’t too many highlights from our perspective,” Bob Burns, Eagles’ head coach, said. “I’m
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not sure if you’ve ever walked into a buzz-saw, but I’d imagine it felt quite a bit like this. They’re very good, no holes in their line-up and if you make a mistake they punch you.” Kennett, who was held to four hits on the afternoon (Portsmouth had 12, including six for extra bases), had its best offensive threat in the first inning. With one out and Alex Milford on first, Joh Drew executed a perfect hit-and-run to put runners on the corners. Portsmouth was able to get out of the jam unscathed with back-to-back looking strikeouts. The Clippers sent at least seven batters to the plate in every inning, scoring two runs in the first inning, five in the second, three in the third and two in the fourth. Sean Perley was saddled with the loss, working the first three innings while Scott Conner threw the fourth. “It’s tough to pitch to those guys,” Burns said. “When you don’t get the deuce over, you have to throw the
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fastball and everybody over there hits the fastball. They hammered the ball pretty good.” Burns is impressed with Portsmouth’s winning streak. “It’s a very consistently successful program,” he said. “We’ve had some teams here that were pretty good where we won the state championship, but then you have to rebuild a little. Everybody’s still waiting for Portsmouth to rebuild.” The Eagles, who are now 4-2, were rained out at Berlin yesterday. The game has been rescheduled for May 10. KHS still has two more games scheduled for the remainder of this week. Weather-permitting Kennett is slated to host Bishop Brady (2-4) on Wednesday and then travel to Sanborn (2-1) on Friday. Brady is coming off a 10-5 home defeat against Merrimack Valley on Friday has lost three of its last four games.
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Eagles continue to make strides in track and field BY LLOYD JONES THE CONWAY DAILY SUN
CONWAY — School vacation week took a toll on the Kennett High track team’s roster, but despite missing over half of its roster the Eagles were still competitive in three meets last week. At Kingswood on Tuesday, the KHS boys finished second to Plymouth (97-61) but ahead of Goffstown (who only brought a boys teams), Trinity and host Kingswood while the Kennett girls also had a second place showing, finishing 17 points behind Plymouth but well ahead of Kingswood and Trinity. “It was a nice meet,” Bernie Livingston, Eagles’ head coach, said. “We were missing 48 kids which is a little over half our team but we still had 42 boys and girls. It’s a shame because a lot of kids missed out on three meets.” Earning top five placings for the Kennett boys were: 110 hurdles: Zack Hill, first, in a season-best 19.2 seconds. 200 meters: Thomas Chant, fourth, 26.4. Discus: Darien Vaughan, first, 98’. Javelin: Silas Berrier, first, 128’8”. Shot Put: Vaughan, second, in a personal record 38’9”. 4X100 Relay: Mike Mason, Brian Caputo, Mike Albert and Chant, second behind Plymouth by 1/10th of a second, 46.9. 4X400 Relay: Albert, Caputo, Seth Davison and Henry Gotjen, first — ran 12 seconds faster than any the time this season, edging Plymouth by 1.5 seconds, 3:44.9. Triple Jump: Davison, first, in a personal record 36’9.75”; and Ben Zimmer, fifth, 33’3.25”. Long Jump: Davison, first, 17’9.25”; and Mason, second, 17’6”. 800 meters: Peter Haine, third, 2:13.8. 3200 meters: Malclom Badger, third, 12:04; and Ryan Kenny, fourth, 12:06. Plymouth, who was not on school vacation, was able to pull away by sweeping all five spots in the high jump which gave it 16 points from one event. For the girls: 4X100 Relay: Emmaline Ashe, Jennifer Vizard, Gracie Ryan and Gigi Miller, first, 54:07. Long Jump: Ryan, second, 14’7.5”. 110 Hurdles: Hannah Kaslow, fifth, 19.4. High Jump: Ryan, first, in a new personal record, 4’10”. 100 meters: Miller, second, 13.5. Javelin: Christine Fournier, first, 80’2”; and Kaitlyn Krug, second, 70’3”. Discus: Maddie Perkins, first, 77’9”; Nisha Kondrat, second, 69’11”; and Fournier, third, 64’7”. 800 meters: Sarah Hernandez, first, 2:41; Maggie LaRoche, second, 2:44; Sianna Streeter, third, 2:48; and Kacie Stewart, fourth, 2:59.
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Shot Put: Pekins, first, in a personal record, 27’7”; and Fournier, fourth, 23’6”. 4X400 Relay: Ashe, Steeter, Ryan and LaRoche, first. On April 14, the Eagles traveled to Bristol for the annual Newfound Relays. The KHS boys were second while the girls were third. The girls took third in the distance medley (400, 800, 1200 and 1600 meters) in 15:16 with one Eagle running each leg of varying distances. Running for KHS were Hernandez, Miller, LaRoche and Caleigh Daigle. Kaslow and Vizard teamed up to finish third in the shuttle hurdle relay in 40.0 seconds. In the 4X100 relay Kaslow, Cassie Doucet, Ryan and LaRoche finished second in 54.4. The 4X400 relate team of Miller, Doucet, Ryan and LaRoche was third in 4:35.7. The 4X800 relay team of Hernandez, Lyric Montgomery, LaRoche and Marissa Anderson finished fourth in 12:37. In the shot put relay, which combines the best throws of three girls, Kennett was third (Katie
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Anderson, Perkins and Krug), 74’11”. In the three person high jump, which combines the best jumps of three girls, Ryan, Hannah Miller and Doucet combined to clear 12’a nd finish third overall. For the boys, in the distance medley, Haine, Mason, Zimmer and Kenny combined to finish fourth in 12:48. KHS (Mason, Dustin Stewart, Hill and Chant) was third (48.6) in the 4X100 relay. In the 4X400, KHS (Gotjen, Caputo, Mason and Stewart) took fourth (4:04). In the 4X800, Haine, Zimmer, Tim Allen and Kenny teamed to finish fourth (10:35). In the shot put relay, Vaughan, Corey Crawford and Justin Gamache combined to finish third with a combined toss of 101’5”. In the shuttle hurdle relay, Hill and Stewart led Kennett to a first place result in 37.5 seconds. “We had fun with the events,” Livingston said. Kennett is back in action and at home today when it hosts St. Thomas and Moultonboro at 4 p.m.
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In the end the results were not favorable to MWV as Oyster River took the game 13-7. The contest was much closer than the score indicates, and showed the MWV coaches the potential this talented team has. The MWV U15 team was able to salvage the day for the club. An overall strong performance by the entire squad resulted in a 9-1 victory. This extremely talented group of young men played their hearts out. This team is fast and truly emphasized the motto of the sport, “fastest game on two feet”. Early goals by the attack loosened the team’s nervousness. They quickly settled down and the midfield began controlling the center of the field on offense and on defense. The defensive group continually pushed Oyster River’s offense away from the goal allowing many long range shots easily handled by the goalie. Ball movement from defense to offense resulted in many scoring opportunities, and when quick scoring opportunities did not present themselves, the offense was patient and waited for the right moment to attack. A good start to a long season.
A beautiful Sunday welcomed the start of the 2012 Spring Lacrosse season April 13 as fans lined the fields to watch the MWV Lacrosse Club entertain teams from Merrimack Valley and Oyster River. The MWV Lacrosse U9 team excelled in its season-opener on Sunday even though it was the first lacrosse game ever played by the majority of the players. The scoreboard did not reflect how well the home side hustled or the improvement players made over the course of the game. Merrimack Valley came out on top 14-9. Now that the Eagles have a game under their belts they’re ready for their game next Sunday against Timberlane. The U-11 team opened its schedule against last year’s tournament nemesis Oyster River. Both teams started the game running and put together some nice passing combinations along with stellar defensive work. At the end of the first half Oyster River held a slim 3-1 lead. The second half began with Oyster River controlling the offensive end of the field. Slick footwork and stamina were the keys to opening up the game and at the end of three it was 8-2 and the final score was Oyster River 10 and the valley boys 4. Overall, the coaches were pleased with the play of the team, and stated that conditioning and fundamentals were on the practice slate for the upcoming weeks. The U13 team played a solid game against Oyster River. Down early in the game by a few goals, it came back to be down by one by the end of the first quarter. The team, a little shorthanded, played solid all game, hustled hard and was still in the game by half time. Solid play by the attack kept the pressure on the other team. The three midfield lines played with gut and determination, as they tried to get the ball into the attack’s sticks or get a strong shot off. The defense, led by a rookie goalie, stopped a very talented Oyster River team. A few breakdowns on defense allowed easy goals for the opposition, but many strong clears by the defense resulted in MWV getting easy goals of their own.
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Junior Conor McDonald takes the ball up the field agaimst Laconia in last Wedensday’s win. The Eagles dropped to 2-2 following a 9-5 loss at Trinity on Friday. KHS will look to rebound when Lebanon (3-1) comes to town today at 4 p.m. (JAMIE GEMMITI PHOTO)
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“I hope that you and a guest will be able to join us for the presentation,” Marolt said. “If not, we will ensure that your award is sent to you. ...Again, our congratulations!” “You bet I’ll be there,” Gregory said, smiling. Gregory thanks the community for its continued support and dedication to the program. “Those efforts directly contributed to the team receiving this award,” he said. MWVST joins some pretty select company as the list of previous winners has a number of heavy hitters on it. Past recipients since the award was created in 1999 are: 1999 — Ski Club Vail; 2000 — Park City Ski Education Foundation; 2001 — Sunday River Ski Resort 2002 — Winter Park; 2003 — NYSEF; 2004 — Mammoth Mountain; 2005 — Park City Ski Education Foundation; 2006 — Squaw Valley Ski Team; 2007 — Burke Mountain Academy; 2008 — Buck Hill Ski Racing Club; 2009 — Squaw Valley Ski Team; 2010 — Ski and Snowboard Club Vail; 2011 — Aspen Valley Ski & Snowboard Club; and now, 2012 — Mount Washington Valley Ski Team. MWVST has been in existence since 1982. There are roughly 92 skiers in the program. Gregory said he knew the team was being nominated since he was informed last month by Dirk Gouwens, the eastern director for USSA, that the team was being recommended for the award. Part of the criteria for the award is the advancement of skiers and MWVST certainly fits that criteria having recently produced U.S. Ski Team members Leanne Smith and Ace Tarberry along with collegiate All Americas Danielle Shannon, Peter Ostroski, Alec Tarberry and Mike Cremeno. Plus, alumni such as Justin Chandler and Jessie McAleer are still involved in the sport as the program director for the Telluride Ski and Snowboard Club in Telluride, Colo. and as a former professional racer and now coach, respectively. “I think another thing that caught the eastern director’s attention was the number of races we put on,” Gregory said. “He was impressed with the amount we host as a club and that we do so much with so little.” According to its website, “The MWV Ski Team exists to provide full time and weekend coaching for all levels of skiers and racers. Approximately twothirds of our income is derived from fund-raising and race income. Only a third of our funding is derived from tuition. Without these fund-raising efforts our tuition costs would need to be greatly increased. The justification of our costs is the quality and quantity of coaching provided. On snow training is provided six days a week and sometimes seven. A wide variety of programs is offered and we have stressed the
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fact that our program is open to youth of all abilities and goals. The MWV Ski Team provides training and racing experiences for all levels of skiers and our goal is to help each of our athletes realize their goals whatever they may be. We cannot stress strongly enough our commitment to this idea and our record in this area is exemplary. The improvements in both racing technique and results, and in general skiing ability as well, of all of our participants is strong testimony to out commitment. “A more important factor than ski racing in our program is the day to day involvement of our coaching staff in building a strong foundation of character, sportsmanship, and discipline in the young men and women who are involved in our program,” the site continues. “Ski racing is but one integral part of growing up and, while we provide the finest training and coaching for ski racing, we also strive to reinforce some of the important values that will enable our athletes to maximize their potential throughout their lives, such as perseverance and respect for others. Over the years, the valley ski areas have been more than generous in allowing use of their facilities in order to promote skiing and racing in the Mt. Washington Valley. They have made available to our program the Valley Pass which allows us to ski: Attitash, Cranmore, Wildcat, and Black at considerable savings. The benefits of being able to utilize the tremendous variety of terrain and conditions at four different ski areas is invaluable. All four ski areas are used extensively throughout the course of the season and afford us some of the best training in the East.” The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) is the national governing body for Olympic skiing and snowboarding. Founded in 1905, the century-old organization provides leadership and direction for tens of thousands of young skiers and snowboarders from over 400 member clubs who share an Olympic dream. The USSA and its local clubs coordinate nationwide programs in seven distinctly different Olympic sports -- alpine, cross country, disabled, freestyle, ski jumping, Nordic combined, and snowboarding. It is responsible for all aspects of competitive skiing and snowboarding from grassroots programs through elite international teams, including training and fielding the annual U.S. Ski Team and U.S. Snowboarding, as well as the Olympic teams in skiing and snowboarding. The USSA is composed of over 30,000 athletes, officials and coaches, with a network of over 100,000 parents, volunteers and supporters helping create opportunities for young athletes. The USSA is the most diverse of any Olympic Sports organization with six different athletic sport programs that account for nearly 50 percent of the Olympic Winter Games events.
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this past Friday. Hubbard reached third after singling Billy Rascoe, who doubled ahead of him, to third. Ian McFawn drove Rascoe home to tie the game and reached third when Hubbard singled. Poland walked Kyle Bonner to load the bases and set up the double-play opportunity, and the stage was set: one out with the bases loaded. Berg laid down a bunt just enough towards the third baseline to make the pitcher’s throw to the plate difficult, and Hubbard reached the plate as the pitchers throw sailed too high for the Poland catcher to make a clean catch. An excited Fryeburg Academy baseball team ran from the dugout to greet Hubbard at home plate to celebrate the win. The Raiders other four runs came in the third inning. Billy Rascoe doubled into the right center gap to drive in two runs. Kyle Bonner followed Rascoe’s rap with a two-run double of his own. At the time, the pair of tworun doubles gave the Raiders a 4-1 lead. Poland fought back with two runs in the fifth, and then two runs in the sixth to gain a 5-4 lead. Coach Ela lifted a tiring Andrew Rascoe in the fifth inning as Poland gained momentum. McFawn came in and finished the final inning and a third to pick up the win. At Wells before vacation, the Raiders jumped out to a 3-0 lead after two innings, scoring one in the first and two in the second. Andrew Rascoe earned the win with a complete game. Rascoe gave up one earned run on four hits and three walks. Rascoe struck out eight. The Raiders gained their lead on some early season control and fielding issues for Wells. The Raiders runs in the first two innings came on three walks and two errors. The real story of the Raiders’ success was their ability to make big defensive plays when needed. In the fifth inning Wells had runners on first and second with one out and were poised to rally. A lazy pop fly hit to shallow left field behind third base appeared destined to drop in for a hit when shortstop Billy Rascoe laid out and made a diving catch for the second out. In the seventh inning Ian McFawn laid out and made a diving catch on a ball sinking in front of him in center field. The play kept the leadoff hitter off base in an inning when the Warriors managed a run. TENNIS from page 14
“The No. 2 and 3 doubles were probably two of the more exciting matches of my career,” Bailey said. “I’ve got to give the guys credit for the way they played and battled throughout. I told the kids beforehand and afterwards that this match might have playoff implications down the road.” The excitement continued Wednesday for the Eagles in Plymouth. KHS was without Bentley and Miller, but was equal to the challenge. In singles, MacDonald lost 8-6; Blakely won 8-6 after trailing 5-4; Nicky Sullivan, who returned to the line-up with an ailing shoulder, was forced to serve underhanded — and it worked, won 8-1; Gregston won 8-1; Lucas Tinkham lost 9-8 (7-4 in the tie-break); and Ryan Burroughs lost 8-2. Tied 3-3 in doubles, Plymouth won at No. 1, beating Blakely/Gregston, 8-5; MacDonald/Sullivan won 8-2; and Tinkham/Tanat Thanjai trailed 5-1, 5-4, 6-5, before winning the final three games for the 8-6 victory. “It was a pretty nerve-wracking week,” Bailey said, laughing. “I told the guys on the bus afterward I don’t need anymore gray hairs.” Kennett faced a solid Pembroke squad Friday in a match that all boiled down to the doubles yet again. “I thought that was probably our best match of the week,” Bailey said. “They were as good if not better than Kingswood collectively as a team.” MacDonald, playing No. 1 for the second straight match due to Bentley’s absence, lost 8-3; Blakely lost 8-2; Sullivan, still serving underhanded, trailed 6-4 before rallying to win 8-6; Gregston lost 8-6; Miller won 8-1; and Tinkham won 8-5. Kennett swept the three doubles to take the match. At No. 3, Miller/Tinkham won 8-2; at No. 2, MacDonald/Sullivan won 8-6; and at No. 1, Blakley/ Gregston won 9-8 (7-5 in the tie-break). Kennett will face a stiff test tomorrow with a match at Bedford (5-1).
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Dog license renewals are required by April 30 Don’t forget that if you have a dog over three months old, they must be licensed by April 30, less than a week away. Males and females cost $9 and neutered and spayed dogs cost only $6.50. If the owner is over 65, the cost is only $2. There is a $25 forfeit if the dogs are not licensed by June 1. Important — don’t forget to bring their rabies certificates. Have you all noticed the new flagpole at the Eaton Village Store? Many thanks to the Eaton Village Preservation Society and anyone else who helped get the new pole and get it installed. It looks great. Again this year, the Eaton Conservation Commission has funds available to pay part of the cost for Eaton children between the ages of 4 and 16 to attend Tin Mountain Conservation Center summer camps. If you are interested in taking advantage of this offer, please contact Judy Fowler at 447-2828 until May 7. Tin Mountain camp brochures are available near the post office. Peggy Westcott’s Motomo Gallery at the four corners near the Inn at Crystal Lake is open again for the year by chance or appointment. The Chocolate Drive Thru will also be open during gallery hours.
Believe me, this chocolate is delicious. Please don’t hesitate to make an appointment for either. Call 447-1138 and Peggy will be more than happy to open for you or meet you outside with your chocolate order. You can view the Drive Thru menu and get a taste of what’s here by visiting the website at www. MotomoGallery.com or drop by for a visit. The Inn at Crystal Lake has two musically related dinners to round out the Inn’s opera dinner season (after canceling this week’s show). On Thursday, May 10, Boston-based mezzo-soprano Vanessa Schukis presents a cabaret concert of music by Stephen Sondheim and Kurt Weill. The thoughtfully chosen program expresses varying aspects of love, from the raunchy to the sublime, earthy and physical to wistful and profound. Ms. Schukis will be joined by Scott Nicholas on piano. The cost is $45 and includes a three-course dinner. On Thursday, May 24, the last opera dinner features a return to musical theater with the popular musical “Chicago,” based on a 1926 play, which in turn was based on actual crimes that took place in Chicago. The Cost us $55 and includes a four-course
dinner and a glass of wine. Call 447-2120 for more information on either of these events. Saturday, May 5, is always full of events in the valley. One such event is Valley Pride Cleanup Day throughout the valley. I will fill you in on times and places next week. The Carroll County Fish, Game and Shooting Club in Madison will once again be hosting its 36th annual children’s fishing derby at the Clubhouse on Route 113. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the derby itself starts at 9 a.m. Each child can catch two fish with a $2 fee for both. The age categories are 7 and under, 8 to 11 and 12 to 14. Hot dogs and donuts and coffee will be on sale. Usually the youngest kids get the biggest fish and they are so cute holding this big fish on the line. The kids must catch the fish him or herself, but adults may “help.” It is a great day where kids have a super time. Come on down. Attention club members: Saturday, April 28 is clean-up day at the club. see EATON page 20
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Roger Polson Bean, 89, of Fryeburg, Maine died peacefully in his sleep at home on Sunday, April 15, after a long life well lived. He was born in Saco, Maine on Aug. 31, 1922, the son of Catherine Polson and Roger Joel Bean, attended local schools and graduated from Thornton Academy in 1941. After an all too brief time at the University of Maine, he was inducted into the Air Force where he was trained as a Weather Observer and Radio Sonde Operator, and served mainly in India and China until the end of World War II. Upon discharge in December of 1945 he returned to Maine and continued his studies at University of Maine Orono, receiving a degree in mechanical engineering. On June 15, he married the love of his life, Marilyn Allard, and they spent nearly 65 very happy years together. Their union was blessed with a son, Joel, and a daughter, Kathryn, who were a source of great joy and pride throughout his life. Upon graduation he was employed by Shell Oil Company as a sales representative and later by Good Company in the same capacity. While he enjoyed the work, it necessitated several re-locations and a good deal of traveling, so in order to spend more time with his family he decided on a career change that proved serendipitous. He returned to college, ultimately acquired a master’s degree in science education from Colby College and joined the faulty at Fryeburg Academy. Roger often said this was the milieu for which he was meant. He enjoyed the interaction with the students and many of them in return remember him as a real gentleman who treated them with respect, cool and calm (no matter what), and a familiar figure on campus with his tweed jackets and every present pipe. A life-long fisherman and hunter, Roger fostered a love of the outdoors in his children. He developed a great interest in golf and together with the other members of his regular fourEATON from page 19
The sixth annual plant swap will be held May 27 at 9:30 a.m. at Linda and Dave Sorensen’s farm, BerryKnoll, off the Brownfield Road. As you start your seeds, plant an extra flat of seedlings to swap. Wouldn’t it be great to be able to swap 6 basil plants for 6 tomato plants, or a few squash seedlings for a few pepper plants? Or swap some marigold for some zinnias? Or lettuce for morning glories? You get the idea. Lets save money and have fun, too. Needless to say, the swap will include plant divisions and other good things. Mark the date down now. We really do need a new deputy town clerk/tax collector at the town hall. The person must be an Eaton resident. The
some, played every day that the weather permitted at the Lake Kezar Country Club (and some days when it didn’t). The friendships developed lasted a lifetime. He was an artist and craftsman, and could turn his hand to almost everything — a man for all seasons. Throughout his long life he was a voracious reader, and this, too, was an interest he shared with all his family. In retirement he finally found the time to travel, and he and Marilyn were able to cover the globe and visit many of the places of which he had read, as well as locations in which he had been stationed in the Far East. But he was never happier than when he returned to Fryeburg and took up his regular routine of spending time with family and friends and enjoying the camaraderie of daily encounters with other community members over breakfast at the local café. He was predeceased by his parents, sisters Barbara Moreland and Margaret Emmons, and his son Joel. He is survived by his wife Marilyn, devoted daughter Kathryn SB Davis of Kennebunk, granddaughter Elizabeth Davis of Portland and grandson Aaron Davis, his wife Anne and their three children Owen, Vivian and Eddie of Falmouth, and Joel’s widow Barbara Keppel Bean of Sierra Vista, Ariz. Roger will be greatly missed and long remembered and the world will be a lesser place without him. At his request, there will be no funeral service. A celebration of his life will take place on Saturday, April 28, at the Fryeburg Academy Performing Arts Center from 9:30 to 11 a.m. All are welcome to join us for a cup of coffee and his favorite blueberry muffins as we share memories of his life. If desired, donations can be made in Roger’s memory to Fryeburg Academy, 745 Main Street, Fryeburg, ME, 04037. Arrangements are made with Wood Funeral Home, Fryeburg. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.woodfuneralhome.org. hours are every Monday from 9 to 11 a.m. and every other Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. During tax seasons more hours are of course necessary. Call the town hall at 447-2840 or see Suzanne Raiche for more details. Bring in some books for the Eaton Village Store Function Room in the back. We would like to build the stock back up. Just bring them in and put them on the shelves. Summer is coming soon and people love to pick up a quick read. Sandy Thoms is trying to plan a few cooking classes at her house for the spring. These are always so much fun. Call her at 447-3417 if you are interested and she will give us some good dates. You learn so much, eat wonderful food, drink a little wine, and have a ball. Contact Nancy Williams at 447-5635.
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Gilbert E. Cox
Gilbert E. Cox, 89, of Conway died April 20, 2012 at Watson Fields in Dover following a lengthy illness. Born in Nancy, France, the son of Earle and Louise (Lallement) Cox, he grew up in Wakefield and moved to Conway in the mid 1950s. He graduated from Spaulding High School in Rochester and served in the Army Air Corps during World War II as an aircrew member in the Pacific Theater. Mr. Cox had been employed with New England Telephone Company for 34 years as an installer/repairman. He also had been a member of the board of directors at the Conway Village Cemetery. Mr. Cox was a member of Mount Washington Lodge No. 87 Free and Accepted Masons in North Conway and a member of Ralph W. Shirley American Legion Post No. 46 in Conway. Gil greatly enjoyed going to his camp in Wakefield, hunting and fish-
ing. He was predeceased by his wife Beatrice (Adams) Cox in 1987. He is survived by his three children, William Cox, of Milton, Barbara Cox, of Conway, and Sara Cox, of Berwick, Maine; a brother, John Cox, of Ocean Ridge, Fla.; a sister, Mary McMahon, of Merrimack; two granddaughters, Melissa Ince and Elizabeth Robinson, and two great grandsons. The family would like to thank the staff at Watson Fields Assisted Living for the care and support they showed to our family. Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 26, at 11 a.m. at the Furber and White Funeral Home in North Conway with the Rev. Martell Spagnolo, officiating. Visiting hours will be held Wednesday at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC, 20090-6011.
Bernard E. Coit
Bernard E. Coit, husband of Barbara A. (Amee) Coit, son of the late Edgar W. Coit and Sara M. (King) Coit, died peacefully at home on April 22, 2012. An 11th generation New Englander, Bernie was born Aug. 14, 1920 in Suffield, Conn., was raised in Norfolk, Mass., and lived his adult life in Greenland, Freedom, and Newington. Bernie served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II stationed in the Aleutian Islands. Bernie managed Sunny Acres poultry farm in Greenland from 19481964 and worked as an electrical shop planner at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, retiring in July 1980. Bernie loved nature, particularly the mountains and lakes. He climbed mountains until age 82 and spent many happy hours canoeing, camping, hiking, and sleeping out under the stars. Bernie enjoyed family gatherings and the ever-lively horseshoes, bocce, badminton, and croquet competitions. A bright, self-educated man, Bernie was an avid reader with a vast reservoir of knowledge. He rarely forgot anything he learned. Bernie loved being right and hated being wrong. He was passionate about chocolate, homemade ice cream, and
most anything laced with sugar — his only vice. An engineer by nature if not by training, Bernie was the consummate handyman who loved to putter and make something out of nothing. Bernie was a reserved, sensitive man who said little, observed everything, and cared deeply for his family. He died as carefully as he lived. Bernie is survived by his wife, Barbara A. Coit; his four children, Marcia L. Coit-Brock, DVM, and her husband, Doug, Gail E. Green, DVM, and her husband, Peter, Russell B. Coit and his wife, Barbara M., and Michael B. Coit and his wife, Sandy; his grandchildren, Alanna and Lilianne Brock; Seth, Brittany and Rachel Green. Katharine, Elizabeth, and Gregory Coit and Sara and Sean Coit; his sister, Hazel Sheldon and her husband, Ed; and many nieces and nephews. His siblings Everett L., Clarence F., Emily M., and Ella E. Coit predeceased Bernie. Per Bernie’s wishes, there will be no formal services. A private gathering will be held at the convenience of the family. The Cremation Society of NH is in charge of the arrangements.
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Community Club sponsors road clean up on April 28
The Freedom Community Club is again sponsoring an all road clean up for the roads of Freedom. Earth Day was last Sunday, but we are doing our part this Saturday morning, April 28 at 10 a.m. Meet at the Freedom Elementary School to receive your street assignments and trash bags. All children are invited to help clean our roads, but remember to have a parent with you. Fill your trash bag and leave it tied up along the side of the road, all bags will be picked up later. All who participate will again this year receive a coupon for a free ice cream from Bobby Sues. We are very happy to have Bobby Sues help again this year. For more information, call Dean Robertson at 539-8617. After getting your Bobby-Sue’s ice cream cone, head to the town hall at 6 p.m. for the annual sixth grade spaghetti dinner and auction (who doesn’t like dessert first?) Always lots of fun. All proceeds go toward the class trip to Sargent Camp. Beading with Bonnie is back. Join in the fun at the Freedom Town Hall on Sunday, April 29 from 1-4 p.m.. Materials fee only. All ages welcome. Interested in locally grown organic produce and fresh cut flowers? Freedom’s Chris Gill and Robert Behr are growing both at Behr’s organic farm in Tamworth and would like to sell them at the Freedom Village Store. Jeannie Kestner, store manager, will have a sign up sheet up at the store to gage public opinion. This is a great opportunity if there is enough interest among store customers. WiFi at the store is now up
and running. Janet Meyers’ drum group will be performing at the store on Saturday, May 5, at 7 p.m. This is a family affair. Winner of last week’s 50/50 was Dick Many. The book club will be discussing “Little Bee” on Monday, April 30, at 10:30 a.m. at the Freedom Library. All are welcome to join in the discussion. Love chocolate? Indulge at the ParSem on Sunday, May 6, from 2 to 4 p.m. The cost is $8 per person. Enjoy all of your favorite chocolate treats...chocolate covered fruit, succulent desserts, chocolate cake, etc. All proceeds benefit the Parsonfield Seminary Restoration. Mark Cadman, from Freedom’s Camp Huckins, is running an archery program for children. The program will be held at Huckins and will begin on Monday, April 30 and run for 5 weeks. Cost is $25. Your child will be supplied with all equipment needed but should come comfortably dressed with closed toed shoes, water bottle and bug spray. Contact Mark at mark@camphuckins. com. The Waldorf School is holding their May Faire on Saturday, May 12, at 10 a.m. A diverse group of artisans including Freedom crafters Bonnie and Herb Burroughs, gardener Nancy Ferry and supreme fudge maker Pat Dumas will all have their special wares to purchase. Come join in the fun with presentations, entertainment, plant sale, music, games, May Pole dancing. For more information call 447-3168. Contact Lisa Wheeler at email@example.com.
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The following students were recognized on the third quarter honor roll at Kennett High School:
Honors Seniors (Class of 2012): Kristen Allan, Kodi Barrows, Kasey Bartnick, Oren Bentley, Marina Biggio, Casey Blakely, Samantha Bryan, Avery Bunnell, Erin Cotton, Ryan Cottrell, Britney DeRosa, Alicia Dlugosinski, Kendall Donaldson, Ryan Doonan, Joshua Drew, Michael Emanuelson, Benjamin Emery, Forrest Falcey, Amanda Folsom, Samuel Getchell, Henry Gotjen, Nicole Graham, Steven Kelly,
Christopher King, Michael Lautenschlager, Alec Malenfant, Alexander Milford, Kevin Murphy, Crysta Normandin, Sean Perley, Daniel Rivera, Tiana Robinson, Kyle Ross, Kori Sandman, Cody Shaw, Ashley Smith, Dustin Stewart, Kendra Strong, Charlotte Walker, Savannah Whitley, Zackary Whitley, Sarah Whittum Juniors (Class of 2013): Michael Baughman, Caroline Breton, Jordan Cameron, Ke Cawley, Terrance Consaul, Codie Crawford, David Darrigo, Gabriel Defeo, Brook Deshais, Taylor Dickinson, Madison Doucette, Dexter Drouin, Quinn Duffy, Lidiya Dzhumayeva, Alexander Fauver, Benjamin Garner, Melissa Gerard, Austin Hale, Ashley Hanson, Ellen Hill, Ethan Hill, Shelby Hill, Hannah Hounsell, Ashley Hoyt, Laura Jensen, Elizabeth Karabelas, Charlotte Kennett, Tyler Lamar, Anthony LaRusso, Ashley Longmuir, Tyler Merrill, Hannah Miller, Linsey Miller, Lyric Montgomery, Ariel Morris, Jordan Murphy, Benjamin Novak, Tala Nuzzelillo, Bryce Phillips, Sean Racicot-Psaledakis, Abigail Rines, Abigail Saunders, Jonathan Saxby, Sianna Streeter, Kayla Sulewski, Cody Sullivan, Connor Todd, Emily Watson, Lauren White, Marci Williams Sophomores (Class of 2014): Timothy Allen, Molly Badger, Olivia Belanger, Jessica Biggio, Shelby Bouchie, Alexander Brown, Eliza Burke, Heather Burson, Andrew Casella, Susan Dolan Dakota Esmay, Matthew Green, Ian Harmon, Grace
Harte, Heidi Jenis, Margaret LaRoche, Dominic Lentini, Andrew Libby, Daniel Macdonald, Claire Martindale, Emily Mathieu, Georgiana Miller, Hannah H.Miller, Lara Murnick, Roshni Patel, Katrina Prime, Emily Richard, Molly Ricker, Kaylin Samia, Rachel Samia, Madison Schoonover, Adam Seavey, Michaela Stanton, Lucas Tinkham, Keara Wagner Freshmen (Class of 2015): Kyle Blakely, Hunter Bousquet, Payton Breitenfeld,Kevin Brogan, Lisa Carper, Bryanna Carroll, Thomas Chant, Robyn Coffield, Rachelle Cormier, Shane Couture, Audrey Davis, Robert Davis, Liam Devine, Brandon DiLucchio, Cassandra Doucet, Spencer Duchesne, Austin Duggan, Tyler Fitzsimmons, Abram Giles, Serenity Graves, Silas Hill, Janey Hilliard, Brittanie Jones, Michael Jones, Leah Kelemen, Benjamin Kelly, Cameron Kennedy, Ashley Lamar, Aidan Laracy, Timothy Laracy, Tyler Macauley, Taylor Mathieu, Gwynneth McGinley, Ciarra McLlarky, Robby Moody, Kerry Murphy, Ashlyn Nolan, Benjamin Nordwick, Amanda Nusbaum, Kalia Nuzzelillo, Sonali Patel, Breanna Placey, Madison Rioux, Alexis Sanborn, Dylan Sanborn, Casey Sandman, Emilie Santuccio, Sam Sires, Sarah Smith, Sydney Smith, Donovan Spaulding, Kacie Stewart, William Streeter, Tanat Thanjai, Holly Thomas, Tanner Wheeler, Delaney Whitley, Kyle Williams, Adam Wright, Gavin Yahna and Emre Yenigun.
The following students have been named to the honor roll at Cornerstone Christian Academy for the third quarter of the 2011-2012 school year: Grade 7: Honors: Joshua Bisson, Wolfeboro; Jacob Keslar, Alton; Aislinn Noble, Wolfeboro. Honorable Mention: Savannah Bowling, Alton. Grade 6: High Honors: AmandaGagne, Alton. Honors: Robert do Carmo, Wolfeboro; Bridget Krauss, Wolfeboro; Wyatt Parsons, Mirror
Lake. Honorable Mention: Sarah O’Keefe, Wakefield. Grade 5: High Honors: Hunter Proulx, Wakefield. Honors: Kyle Diamond, Milton Mills; Joshua Keslar, Alton; Christopher Martin, Wolfeboro; Madison Shatzer, Wolfeboro. Grade 4: High Honors: Molly Mansfield, Effingham. Honors: Hannah Crane, Tuftonboro; Giana Cubeddu, Tuftonboro; Hope Drenning, Wakefield; Samantha Gagne, Alton;
Daniel Hartley, Tamworth; Charlotte Noble, Wolfeboro; Cullen McGee, Brookfield; Joseph Wasson, Ossipee. Honorable Mention: Cartwright Blanchet, Parsonsfield, Maine. Grade 3: High Honors: Elizabeth Fogg, Wolfeboro; Abagael Swenson, Alton. Honors: Alyssa Dow, Wolfeboro; Maggie Kirwan, Wolfeboro; Catherine Ling, Wolfeboro; Katherine Martin, Wolfeboro; Kendall Proulx, Wakefield; Serena Silva, Wolfeboro.
High Honors Seniors (Class of 2012): Emmaline Ashe, Brittany Colcord, Ravyn Deshais, Peter Haine, Matthew Kelly, Gabriel Lee, Darien Vaughan and Jesse Wheeler. Juniors (Class of 2013): Hannah Benson, Caleigh Daigle, Philip Mathieu, Nathan Munro, Katherine Seavey, John Sullivan, Katherine Taylor, Grace Townsend and Brian Wanek. Sophomores (Class of 2014): Brian Caputo, Victoria Eaton, Michael Ellison, Talia Vaughan and Gillian Wilcox. Freshmen (Class of 2015): Malcolm Badger, Kristina Bean, Pearse Benson, Lillian Brennan, Park Cawley, Erin Milford, DeGrasse Schrader, Liam Van Rossum, Bowdin Yalenezian and Benjamin Zimmer.
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Today is Tuesday, April 24, the 115th day of 2012. There are 251 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 24, 1962, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology achieved the first satellite relay of a television signal, using NASA’s Echo 1 balloon satellite to bounce a video image of the letters “M.I.T.” transmitted from Camp Parks, Calif., to Westford, Mass. On this date: In 1792, the national anthem of France, “La Marseillaise”, was composed by Captain Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle. In 1800, Congress approved a bill establishing the Library of Congress. In 1898, Spain declared war on the United States. (The United States responded in kind the next day.) In 1915, what’s regarded as the start of the Armenian genocide began as the Ottoman Empire rounded up Armenian political and cultural leaders in Constantinople. In 1916, some 1,600 Irish nationalists launched the Easter Rising by seizing several key sites in Dublin. In 1932, in the Free State of Prussia, the Nazi Party gained a plurality of seats in parliamentary elections. In 1953, British statesman Winston Churchill was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II. In 1960, rioting erupted in Biloxi, Miss., after black protesters staging a “wade-in” at a whitesonly beach were attacked by a crowd of hostile whites. In 1970, the People’s Republic of China launched its first satellite, which kept transmitting a song, “The East is Red.” In 1980, the United States launched an unsuccessful attempt to free the American hostages in Iran, a mission that resulted in the deaths of eight U.S. servicemen. One year ago: Pope Benedict XVI offered an Easter Sunday prayer for diplomacy to prevail over warfare in Libya and for citizens of the Middle East to build a new society. Today’s Birthdays: Film and drama critic Stanley Kauffmann is 96. Movie director-producer Richard Donner is 82. Actress Shirley MacLaine is 78. Author Sue Grafton is 72. Actor-singer Michael Parks is 72. Actress-singer-director Barbra Streisand is 70. Former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley is 70. Country singer Richard Sterban is 69. Rock musician Doug Clifford is 67. Rock singer-musician Rob Hyman is 62. Actorplaywright Eric Bogosian is 59. Rock singer-musician Jack Blades is 58. Actor Michael O’Keefe is 57. Rock musician David J is 55. Actor Glenn Morshower is 53. Rock musician Billy Gould is 49. Actor-comedian Cedric the Entertainer is 48. Actor Djimon Hounsou is 48. Rock musician Patty Schemel is 45. Rock musician Aaron Comess is 44. Actress Melinda Clarke is 43. Latin pop singer Alejandro Fernandez is 41. Country-rock musician Brad Morgan is 41. Rock musician Brian Marshall is 39. Actor Derek Luke is 38. Actor Eric Balfour is 35. Actress Rebecca Mader is 35. Country singer Rebecca Lynn Howard is 33. Country singer Danny Gokey is 32. Actor Austin Nichols is 32. Actress Sasha Barrese is 31. Contemporary Christian musician Jasen Rauch is 31. Singer Kelly Clarkson is 30.
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2000 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr van, V6 auto, quad seats, 7 passenger, 177K $1299 (603)770-6563. 2000 GMC S150 Jimmy, 4dr SLE, 4x4, V6, auto, sunroof, new tires, 144k, $2999 (603)770-6563. 2001 Chevy Caviler 4 dr, 4 cyl, auto, good dependable transportation. 149k, $1999. (603)770-6563. 2001 Chrysler Town Car excep tionally clean, $5500. (603)986-0243. 2001 Dodge Dakota ext. cab w/ cap, all new parts, 4x4, auto, V8, $4500/obo (603)986-7945. 2001 Dodge Stratus SD, 2dr coupe, V6, auto, sporty, 159K $1299 (603)770-6563. 2001 Lincoln Town Car, Execu tive series, tan, leather, 146,000 miles. Regularly maintained locally. Will dicker on payment plan. Call (603)867-3172.
Kezar Lake Country Club has openings available for its Tuesday evening men’s league.
2002 Kia Sportage- 134k miles, 4w/d, 20 mpg, new stereo. $4200. (207)935-4608.
FMI call Rick (603)662-7900
2005 Dodge Stratus SXT 4dr sedan, 4cyl auto, pw, CD, 137K, $3999 (603)770-6563.
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First Saturday of each month for low income families. Please call Harvest Hills Animal Shelter, between 10-3 Tues thru Friday 207-935-4358.
APPLIANCES reconditioned. 2 dryers, 2 washers, electric stove, refrigerator. Homer (603)374-2285.
2006 Chevy Impala SS V8, 64k, black with black leather interior, loaded, 25mpg hwy, $8900/obo. (603)662-6246.
DOG TRAINING CLASSES FRYEBURG
For all ages and abilities. Pet Dog 101 or 102, Reactive Dog, Therapy Dog, Rally, Agility and much more! Go to TellingTailsTraining.com or call 207-642-3693 for details.
DOGGIE PLAYGROUP Every Saturday at Four Your Paws Only! 11am-12pm is for Young Puppies & Quiet, Shy Dogs. 12pm-1pm if for Older Pups & more Active Dogs. Must be utd on vaccines & on a leash. Rte. 16 N. Conway 603-356-7297 www.fouryourpawsonly.com. FREE to a good home: Two Beagle mix dogs, 8 years old. Great companion dogs, good with kids also. Call: 617-680-5608.
Auctions HUGE Saturday Auction April 28th 4pm by Gary Wallace #2735, Rt16 Ossipee, NH. Furniture, antiques, estate pieces, come view after 2pm Saturday or view our web site www.wallaceauctions.com. Call 603-539-5276 we buy outright complete estates or take on consignment.
Autos $799 TO $4999 Cars, trucks, vans, SUVs, 4x4. No hassle prices. Many to choose from. (603)770-6563.
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.
1989 CARVER YACHTS MARINER 329/FE 30 foot: Good condition, less then 500 hours on engines. 260 horsepower. Full size refrigerator, range, TV/VCR, fully equipped, sleeps six. Must be seen to be appreciated at Breakwater, Spring Point Marina in South Portland. Pictures available upon request. Valued at $25,000. Owner will accept best offer. Call 603-449-2140, 603-723-8722.
HARVEST Hills Thrift Shop. Open daily, closed Thursday, new hours. 10am-3pm.
1992 Cadillac Ed Dorado 2dr coupe, V8, loaded, only 116K, $1299 (603)770-6563.
1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4x4, 4 dr., 6 cyl., loaded, $1499. (603)770-6563.
AKC absolutely gorgeous puppies. Bred for breed’s standards and great temperament. Raised in our home (603)664-2828.
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 4x4, ex tended cab, V8, auto, runs well 170K, $1499 (603)770-6563.
2007 Black Envoy Denali, 107k miles, needs new engine. Very well maintained. $9000. (603)662-2997. 2009 E250 cargo van 56k mi, new tires. $15,000. (603)387-1303.
ALWAYS PAYING CA$H for junk vehicles. Fast and courteous pick up. Taylor Auto Recycling (603)730-7486. BUYING junk cars, trucks & big trucks ME & NH. Call for price. Martin Towing. (603)305-4504. BUYING Junk vehicles, paying cash. Contact Joe (207)712-6910. NEED cash? I’ll buy your car, truck or SUV, foreign or domestic, 2003- newer (603)387-7766. 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.
WE SPECIALIZE IN S UBARUS we buy used and junk Subaru’s for parts. We also repair and sell Subaru’s. Call Shawn’s Auto (603)539-3571.
Boats 1969 16’ Aluminum, covered bow & bikini top 88 25hp, Johnson motor trailer- reg. $650. (603)452-8279.
Low Cost Spay/ Neuter
Animal Rescue League of NH
Cats & dogs Rozzie May Animal Alliance www.rozziemay.org 603-447-1373
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee, good shape, 141K, needs TLC $1000. Call (603)662-4884.
1989 Donzi 18’ bowrider 140 hp i/o, good condition, clean, heavy duty trailer, $1500/firm. (508)246-1441, (603)367-9035.
SALE! Puppies small mixed breed. See website for more details: www.mainelypuppies.com (207)539-1520.
1998 Cadillac Sedan Deville V8, loaded, extra clean inside and out, only 113K, $2499 (603)770-6563.
YAMAHA 2003 25hp, 4 stroke, w/ all controls, teleflex steering cables. 20” shaft. $1500/obo. (603)387-9943.
Michael Bush Sr. 18 Years Experience
Cats, Kittens, Dogs, Pups and Other Small Critters looking for a second chance.
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CONWAY Village- Second floor, 1 bedroom apartment, newly renovated, gas heat. Rent $550/mo. No pets. Credit check, security and references required. Please call Richard at (603)452-8422 between 8am-8pm.
NORTH Conway Studio newly renovated, walk to town, bright open compact space with private deck & yard, gas heat, $500/mo. plus utilities. 1 year lease plus security & references. 603-356-6639 or Josh at Pinkham Realty 603-356-5425 x17.
AMAZING! Beautiful pillowtop matress sets, twin $169, full or queen $249, king $399. See AD under “Furniture”.
JOHN Deere cart Model #5 $75. Juke box- a must see $150. Firm. New metal fencing: 56x11, 1- 6x8 & 1- 4x6 gate; 60 clips- easy to set up. Great for animal; has enclosed roof $500 (see set up). Call (603)356-3634.
CONWAY, West Side Road, 1 bedroom apt. $800/mo plus security deposit. Utilities included. No pets, no smoking. (603)452-5251.
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.
3 North Conway commercial rentals: Scenic Vista Carriage House: 2nd floor with skylight, Mt Washington view, Route 16 signage. Single tenant bldg. perfect for writer, bookkeeper, musician. 1,000 sq ft, $700/mo. Garage w/ automatic overhead door $125/mo. Rt 16 Bungalow 1/4 mi to village. Upscale décor w/ granite, maple floors. Plenty of parking, Route 16 signage. $1245/mo. Joy@JtRealty.com, 603-356-7200 x11. BILLBOARD Facing North on Rte.16, Ossipee. 1 mile north of Rte.28 and Rte.16 intersection. $500/mo. Call: 603-387-8458.
BAZOOKA Navigator 26" double suspension folding bike, silver with gel seat, retails for $600, used 3 times, asking $300/obo, 723-4032.
Small Mom & Pop profitable business. All set up and ready to open. Located on busy intersection in East Wakefield, NH. Once in a life opportunity. Call Betty Walters at ReMax Realty 332-2323. $17,000.
Child Care I’M a stay-at-home mom looking to care for a couple of children in Center Conway, Monday- Sunday. Call Amy for more information (603)452-8559.
For Rent 2-4 bedroom long term and seasonal. Starting at $750 call 603-383-8000, email@example.com. BARTLETT 1 bdrm house. Charming, nice yard, $650/mo. plus utilities. Call Anne (603)383-8000 or firstname.lastname@example.org. BARTLETT Village: 1 mile from Attitash Bear Peak. 1 bdrm 2nd fl apt. Available May 1st. $490/mo plus utilities, sec. deposit. (603)387-5724. BARTLETT- 3 bedroom, 2 bath furnished apartment. Village location. Internationals/ seasonals welcome. $930/mo heated. 986-7936.
CONWAY- 2 bedroom mobile home. No smoking, no pets, $800/mo. plus 1st & security. References. (603)452-5251. 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- Central location, 2 BR, 1 BA condo. Private 3rd floor, end unit. $750 + utilities. Call Alex Drummond, RE/MAX Presidential 603-356-9444 x240. CONWAYRooms for rentFridge, microwave, wifi, cable, phone, $150-$175/wk. (603)447-5366.
BARTLETT- Glen Ledge, 3 bedroom, 1 bath, deck, w/d, gas stove heat, no smoking no pets. $800/mo plus utilities. Security deposit, (617)905-1202.
EATON studio- Separate entrance, woodstove, bookcases, picture window, w/w carpet, large closet. $450/mo inclusive (603)447-3312.
BARTLETT: Mountainside on Attitash unit, furnished, available until 11/01. $1400/month plus utilities. Call Margie at Re/Max Presidential, (603)520-0718.
EATONPrivate waterfront home on 2 acres. Minutes to King Pine and 10 minutes to Conway. 2 BR + loft. No smokers. $1,100/mo + utilities. Alex Drummond, RE/MAX Presidential 603-356-9444 x240.
BROWNFIELD new 3 bedroom, 2 bath, cape. Fireplace, woodstove hookup, rural location, garden spot, available immediately, references required $875/mo plus utilities (207)935-3799.
CALLING ALL LANDLORDS & RENTERS
If you are frustrated with the process of renting, call Ben Wall, Pinkham RE Rental specialist, today: (603)356-5425. 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.
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, $800/mo. Bill Crowley; Re/Max 603-387-3784. CONWAY 2 bedroom mobile home. Close to town. Screened porch, dryer h/u, washer, dishwasher, no pets/ smoking. $675/mo plus utilities. Security deposit, references and credit check. (603)367-9957. CONWAY 2 BR, 1 bath, 2nd floor, pets considered, includes heat, hot water, garden space available. No smoking. $800 first & deposit (603)452-8533. CONWAY efficiency, newly renovated $600/mo. Includes heat, h/w. No smoking, no pets. References, security. (603)447-6612. 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 STUDIO $475/mo. Includes heat, plowing & trash. Security, lease, no smoking or pets (603)447-6033. CONWAY, pet possible, secluded 2 bedroom house, views, porch, woodstove, w/d. $975/mo plus utilities. (603)447-2033.
EFFINGHAM- 1 bedroom apt. No pets, no smoking, security/ references required, section 8 accepted. $550/mo. (603)986-1607, (603)986-1722. FRYEBURG Village, 3 bedroom home, newly renovated, hardwood floors, w/d hookup, $1000/mo plus utilities. (603)662-5669. FRYEBURG- 2 bedroom home near village with sunroom, w/d hookup, deck, yard. No pets, no smoking, lease, usual deposits. $950/mo plus utilities. Available mid-May. (603)452-8171 l/m. 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. GORHAM, NH Large 1 and 2 bedroom apts, heat and h/w included. Furnished and unfurnished. Long and short term. (800)944-2038. INTERVALE private rooms: 1-2 beds, TV, fridge, Internet, utilities. Kitchen, phones, computers, laundry. $150-175/week (603)383-9779. INTERVALE- Beautiful, sunny 2 bedroom ranch house, 2.5 baths, den, office suite, private drive, garage, full basement, w/d. No smokers, no pets $1200/mo. Please call 603-986-0295. NORTH Conway- Completely renovated spacious, 2 bdrm apt gleaming hardwood floors. Washer/ dryer, plenty of parking, nonsmoking. Reference required $795/mo. plus utilities. (781)953-9693. NORTH Conway 1 bdrm apt. in house. Main level, $795/mo includes utilities. No pets. Call Anne (603)383-8000, or email@example.com. NORTH Conway Apts: In town 1 bdrm for $550. Large 2 bdrm with hot water included for $825. All non-smoking, no pets, year lease required. Call Jenn (603)356-6321 ext 6902 or Sheila ext 6469.
NORTH Conway Village: X-C ski or mtn bike from door. 3 bdrm, 2 bath, huge yard and gardens, garage, partial cellar. $1095/mo. References, credit check, 1st month and security required. No smoking, no pets. Avail 5/15. (603)387-0886. NORTH Conway Village: Sunny & bright updated 1st floor studio apts avail. May 1 & June 1. Economical gas heat. Reserved parking. Pet OK. $465/ $475mo. Emily@JtRealty.com 603-356-7200 ext21. JtRealty. NORTH Conway, small 1 room log cabin. Deck, views, no smokers, $550/mo plus utilities, ref. & sec. (603)356-3504. NORTH Conway- 2 bedroom duplex, all utilities included. $1200/mo. Secluded st. Great mountain views, bamboo floors. (520)444-7217 after 11am. PROVINCE Lake area 2 bedroom mobile home, nice yard with shed. $700/mo plus security. 30 min to Conway & Wolfeboro. Call 207-432-9829.
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.
TAMWORTH $160/WK OR $675/MO
Well maintained 1 bedroom apt. on 1st floor, includes heat, electric, hot water, dishwasher, central vac, snow/ trash removal, coin-op w/d. (603)476-5487.
For Rent-Vacation MADISON Silver Lake: 3 bedroom waterfront home available weekly in August. $1000/week. Call Margie at Re/Max Presidential 520 0718. POPHAM Beach, ME cottage, weekly rental, large deck, sleeps 4, excellent views of working harbor. 10 minutes to Popham Beach, Hermit Island, Morse Mountain, Lobster Pound nearby. FMI (603)447-6643. SEASONAL- prime locations 1-4 BR properties. Some slopeside units 603-383-8000, email firstname.lastname@example.org. SILVER LAKE- Waterfront 2 bedroom cottage. Private sandy beach, screen porch, fireplace. Weekly rental starting at $900, May- Oct. no smoking. Call (603)367-4725.
For Rent-Commercial 1,500SF or 3,000sf heated garage workshop with 10x12 overhead doors includes bathrooms. Great Conway location on the Kanc Hwy. $600-$1,200/mo plus utilities. Call 986-6451. GARAGE/ workshop, 900s.f. Overhead door; large plowed driveway; personal bathroom; propane heat; in-town location. $550/mo. Call Jon (603)447-3336.
PRIME RETAIL SPACE!! NORTH CONWAY VILLAGE Busy Main Street location 725 sq ft. Call today! Sheila 356-6321 x 6469 email@example.com
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. MAIN Street Fryeburg: 1st floor space 1000 s.f., 2nd floor space 150 s.f., 240-899-1128, 207-890-5872. NORTH Conway office space; 65 Seavey St. 650 s.f., heat included, $750/mo., across from Conway Daily Sun. Call (401)524-4074. 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.
For Sale 1999 Ford New Holland model 1920 with 2 buckets and woods model 9000 back hoe. This tractor has just 800 hours and is in excellent condition. It is a one owner tractor and has always been stored inside. It just had a complete maintenance at MB Tractor in Conway, NH. If you would like to see it or have any questions call (603)387-0553 Patrick (price $16,900). 2 black metal twin bed frames, $20 each. Matching dresser and cabinet, black/ gold $50. 36” and kids bikes. CFMI. Delivery available. (603)447-3189. 2 compound bows- Bear Viper 300, Hoyt Tricon 75th anniversary special. $375/obo for pair. (603)677-2280. 2 full face helmets $75. Hoover shampooer $75. Golf cart $400. 1989 Yamaha Enticer $400 (603)539-3774. 2008 RoadTrek Popular 190, 30K miles, good condition, color tan, snow tires, trailer hitch, awning, asking $53,000 (603)515-0063. SINGER 20U Industrial sewing machine: Adjustable forward and reverse stitch length; automatic knee controller that allows you to change the width of zig zag or satin stitch; motor has speeds of 25 SPM and runs on 120 AC. The industrial table is included. Asking $500. Call 447-5787. 3 man raft with Minn Kota 30lb thrust electric motor, battery. 3 man ice fishing shelter. $100 takes all. (603)447-4254.
ALLERGIES/ ASTHMA? EZ-Breathe removes humidity, mold/mildew, pollutants, smells from entire home. 603-387-5263 www.tonylash.org/ www.ezbreathe.com. ALPACA Fiber clothing, raw Alpaca fleece $3-$7/lb. Alpaca yarn $18/skein (603)473-8341.
ANTIQUE tools and 33-1/3 records. FMI call (603)323-8082. ATLANTIC (wood burning) end heater. $100. (207)935-2328.
BARK MULCH $15/yard. Home Grown Lumber, Rt 302, Center Conway, NH. Open 9am-5pm. (603)447-3800.
BE Safe Driving School gift cer tificate $50 value asking $35. Todd’s Automotive certificate $35 value asking $20. (603)447-2713. BOSCH table saw: Model 4000 10” worksite table saw; includes Bosch TS2000 gravity-rise stand with 8” pneumatic wheels. Never used. Asking $450. Call (603)303-0787.
CARROLL COUNTY OIL Cash discount, senior citizen discount, prompt deliveries, pre-buy programs. 539-8332. CENTER drawer coffee table, desk 6 drawer one in middle, 3 drawer bureau, $25 each. (603)452-8279.
D&D OIL Fuel oil $3.549/gal., kerosene, great prices. Call (207)890-6616, (207)935-3834, or visit: dndoil.com. DOLL clothes; American Girl & others, handmade, Ct. Conway. $6 & up (603)356-3448. www.bynana.net. FENCE- Many 1, 2, 3 of a kind. Wood, vinyl, chainlink. Arbors. Cleaning out storage yard. North Country Fence 447-3212, Tom. 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.
FIREWOOD Kiln dried hardwood for sale. $300/cord plus delivery charge. Call Ossipee Mountain Land Co. 603.323.7677. FIREWOOD- Cut, split, delivered. Green: $175. to $200. Milt Seavey, Brownfield (207)935-3101. FUTON: Very nice piece; couch or double bed use. 2 drawers underneath; heavy. $110. (603)522-8472. 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.
LOAM Beautiful, organic, screened loam. $15/yard. Call (603)986-8148.
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. MANURELoaded on your truck, $20/pickup. Dry and partially composted. Great garden enhance. (207)935-3197.
MOVING SALE 10hp generator, Bosch & Makita hammer drills, tool chest, 3 pc living room set, 2 solid cherry dressers, 18 Christmas pc village, 15 pc Dreamsicle collection. Everything in excellent condition. Call Lisa (603)733-8950.
MUST SELL Tonneau cover fits 96’ Dodge 8’ bed $200/obo. Truck cap fits 6’ bed $50/obo. 6x8 Utility Trailer $200/obo. (207)647-3051, (603)662-8163.
NATURAL BARK MULCH No dyes, for sale $37/yd. Free local delivery for 5 or more yds. RWN Property Services (603)356-4759. NEED Cash? Sell your stuff on Ebay. We do the work. You get cash! 10 years experience. ABCybersell (207)925-3135 Mike. NEED pool? 14x18x4’ deep oval shape, like new, vinyl pool, motor/ ladder $250/obo (207)647-3051, (603)662-8163. NEW Better Built Gullwing crossover pickup toolbox. Fits 1/2- 3/4 ton pickups. $300. (603)569-1356. ORIENTAL RUGS: From Pakistan and Afghanistan. Handmade, 3'X5' and larger, professionally documented, appraised, beautiful designs/ colors from 1980s. Mal Shute, 603-752-4784. PROM Dress- gorgeous, full length, coral “it” color, size 2. Very classy $125. Call (603)367-9948. QUEEN Bed- pillowtop w/ box spring. Like new $300/obo. 970-309-1909. Avail for pick up 4/28. ROCKY Mountain Altitude mountain bike, 16.5” very good condition, XT Fox components. $1850/obo. (603)356-3594.
ROUGH SAWN LUMBER Approx. 8000 linear feet. Enough dimensional and boards to build at least 24x36 structure. Majority of boards are 10 & 12 inch. Call evenings (603)356-2751.
ROUND BALE HAY
Cut and split, 1.5 cord delivery, $220/cord. (603)539-2782.
4.5 to 5 foot bales $55. each. Cow manure $25. one yard bucket. No Sunday business please. Webster N. Jones. (603)662-5418.
KENMORE 400 washing ma chine, 2 years old, $200. (603)452-8279.
VENDING Machines: 2- four bay with spare parts, excellent condition. $200/obo (603)367-1101.
J. GAMMON FIREWOOD
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 by Abigail Van Buren
We are seeking friendly and energetic individuals to perform a variety of Customer Service duties. Customer Service positions are based in the General Store. These positions involve assisting customers, answering phones, re-stocking, reservations and more. Prior strong customer service skills, phone and computer skills a must. We are also seeking friendly, self sufficient individuals to perform a variety of Grounds/ Housekeeping. Duties include camping cabin housekeeping, campsite pick up, daily restroom cleaning, and more. Housekeeping experience preferred. We offer a great working environment and friendly staff. Both position pay $10/hr and are seasonal positions, full & part time available. Call 603-374-2779 for details.
TATTOO TRIBUTE DRAWS FIRE ONLINE FROM DISTANT COUSIN
DEAR ABBY: Two weeks ago I got a memorial tattoo done for my beloved grandma. It’s on my arm and says “in loving memory” at the top. Gram’s portrait is underneath, and a beautiful poem my grandpa wrote for her is under the portrait. The tattoo artist did a phenomenal job! It looks just like her and I was thrilled with the results. The problem is, I posted a picture on Facebook of the tattoo, and out of the blue a distant cousin sent me a message telling me that the tattoo was “selfish and attention-seeking behavior”! He said he was hurt in more ways than one because of it. Abby, I don’t understand. I love this tattoo. I wanted to honor the woman who meant so much to me. Did I honor her the wrong way like he says? Was I selfish? I’m so hurt, I guess I’m just looking for some input into this. My friends and family say he’s jealous and not to give it another thought, but I’m obsessing. Please help. -- HONORING GRANDMA DEAR HONORING GRANDMA: Please accept my sympathy for your obviously heartfelt loss. Your family and friends are correct that your cousin’s comments are out of line. You are not responsible for your cousin’s feelings, so stop obsessing. Whatever has hurt him “in more ways than one” is not your tattoo, or anything you posted on Facebook. You say he is distant. Keep it that way and concentrate on something positive like the fact that you have honored your grandmother’s memory. Then go on and build a happy and constructive life. I’m sure that is what she would want you to
DEAR ABBY: My neighbors’ teenage sons ask to borrow our lawn mower and other yard tools so they can make money cutting the grass for other neighbors. What do we do? -LOVE THY NEIGHBOR DEAR NEIGHBOR: How responsible are the boys? If they can be trusted with your lawn mower and other yard tools and you’re kind-hearted, allow them to use the items with the understanding that they will be returned to you in the same condition in which they were borrowed. Then have them cut YOUR lawn as a way of showing their appreciation. DEAR ABBY: My co-worker “Oscar” is a grouchy, bitter man. His cubicle is close to mine, so I can hear everything he says. He constantly talks about other employees and even about the owners of the company. Oscar’s general bitterness and poor attitude constantly bring me down. I have tried tuning him out, unsuccessfully. I don’t like being subjected to this daily, but I don’t know what I can do about it. Please help. -- NEEDS POSITIVITY IN LEXINGTON, KY. DEAR NEEDS POSITIVITY: The first thing you should do is tell Oscar that you can hear every word he’s saying because he may not know that he’s being overheard. Tell him his conversations are distracting and ask him to stop. If he does not comply, complain to a supervisor. And if your complaint is not acted upon, bring headphones, if it’s allowed, so you won’t be subjected to the daily dose of negativity.
Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at: Dear Abby, c/o The Conway Daily Sun, PO Box 1940, North Conway, NH 03860
by Gary Trudeau
SILVERWARE: 6 place setting of 4 pcs and additional pieces, Towle, Old Lace pattern, discontinued from 50s. Forty pieces, Mal Shute, 603-752-4784.
BEDROOM set: 2 twin beds w/ mattress (can be bunk or single), dresser, night stand & mirror $350. (781)879-2599.
AVON: Earnings great! No door to door necessary. Choose your own hours. For information call 323-7361.
SPRING Special: Screened Loam $25/yard delivered within 10 miles of Glen, beyond area available. (603)374-2391. TED’S Discount: 1,000 knives, tarps, tools, gloves, fishing, wood. Flea market space. Unbeatable prices, (603)539-8005.
WOOD HEAT Vigas Gasification Wood Boilers Call today for information & to see a live demonstration! Alternative Heating of Mt. Washington Valley
(603)387-0553 vigasboilers.com Furniture 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. COLONIAL style sofa & chair. $75. Call (207)935-2262.
CASH & Carry blow out sale! Chairs $5, sofas from $40 at the Glen Warehouse. 383-6665.
MATTRESS & FURNITURE CLOSEOUTS AND OVERSTOCKS! 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 SLEEP sofas $99 to $135. Red Barn Furniture Outlet. (603)733-4758.
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. SPRING Cleaning. Will take appliances and scrap metal. Call (603)452-5086.
Help Wanted Crawford Notch General Store & Campground
FRYE’S STORE 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.
MACHINIST 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.
Full-time position year-round. Must be able to work weekends. Kitchen experience necessary with positive outgoing attitude. Apply in person, Frye’s Store, Rt.302, Ctr. Conway. GARDENING Crew position with Carroll County Landscape in Wolfeboro. Applicant must have annual and perennial gardening experience and a valid clean driver's license. Please email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call our office at 569-2013. Housekeepers needed immediately. If you are a dependable team player who pays attention to detail the Yankee Clipper Inn is looking for you. Weekends are a must. Apply in person at the Yankee clipper inn.
Now Hiring • Log Truck Driver with Experience Operating a Center Mount Log Loader • Experienced Chip Truck Driver • Experienced Skidder Operator • Experienced Heavy Truck and Equipment Mechanic • Dump Truck Driver *Applicants must have a valid Class A CDL, Medical Card, and cleaning driving record. We offer competitive wages and a complete benefit package that includes: - Health Insurance - Simple IRA Retirement - Uniforms - Paid Holidays - Paid Vacations Qualified applicants should apply within at: 65 Bull Ring Road Denmark, ME. Call 207.452.2157
BANNER’S RESTAURANT is looking for Waitstaff. Experience required. Breakfast/ Lunch shifts. Flexible schedule and weekends required. Apply in person at Banners Restaurant, Rt. 16 Conway.
Community Integrator - Works directly with individuals with
May Kelly’s Cottage Now hiring: Line Cook
Experience Necessary Apply in person at 3002 WM Highway or call (603)356-7005 COOK Memorial Library in Tamworth seeks circulation assistant with good computer skills for 12 hrs/wk: Tuesday 2-8 & Fri or Sat 10-4. Should enjoy working with adults and children. Resume and cover letter must be received by 5pm, 5/15 by email to email@example.com, or Jay Rancourt, Cook Memorial Library, 93 Main Street, Tamworth, NH 03886. FMI call 323-8510.
FULL-TIME STITCHER Full-time position for industrial stitcher. Experienced required. Competitive pay. FT benefits include paid holidays, vacation, health insurance & retirement plan. Call or stop in for an application, ask for Candy M-Thursday. Ragged Mtn. Equipment, Inc. Rt. 16-302, Intervale, NH (603)356-3042.
Grandyoats Granola Seeks FT production worker. Must be able to lift 60+ lbs. Physical quick paced team based work environment. Send inquires/ resumes to Jaime@grandyoats.com. Please no drop ins.
developmental disabilities. Provides support and training for employment, volunteer jobs, routine community activities and skill acquisition in areas as diverse as building social skills, learning how to handle money or outside activities. A primary goal is to promote relationship building in order to help individuals become a valued and respected member of their community. Excellent communication skills are necessary. To apply, complete an application in person or mail letter of interest and resume to Jeremy Hardin, Day Team Leader, New Horizons, 626 Eastman Rd., Center Conway, NH 03813 or by fax 356-6310, or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. (10208) 35 hour per week Administrative Assistant II - The Family-Centered Early Supports & Services (FCESS) program is accepting applications for a 35 hour/week administrative assistant. This position is responsible for client records and requests, file maintenance, state compliance data monitoring, data entry into State database, and other specialized projects and clerical tasks as requested. Individual must be self-directed however able to be part of a regional program that spans a geographic region of almost 50% of the State of New Hampshire. Must be well versed with Excel and databases, and have exceptional IT skills. Must be able to multi-task, meet required deadlines, be highly organized and accurate, and able to work in a high volume, fast paced office setting. Bachelor’s degree preferred and/or equivalent experience. Experience with detailed computer data entry and numbers is preferred. Send cover letter and resume to: Rochelle Hickmott-Mulkern, Program Director - FCESS, 71 Hobbs St, Ste 102, Conway, NH 03813, email@example.com. All positions at NHS require a valid driver’s license, proof of adequate auto insurance and the successful completion of criminal and background checks. This Agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider
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Full-time positions for all shifts including weekends. Experience necessary. Apply in person any day at Glen Junction Restaurant, Junction Rte.16 and 302, Glen.
The Conway Recreation Department is accepting applications for summer counselors for our summer camp. This is a seasonal position which starts Monday, June 11th- August 10th. Applicants must at least 18 years old and have graduated high school. Applicants should have experience working with children ages 6-14. Applications can be picked up at Conway Town Hall or downloaded from our website at: www.conwaynh.org. Applications close on Monday, April 30th. All applications along with resume need to be mailed to: Conway Parks & Recreation Department, Attention: John Eastman, 1634 East Main St. Center Conway, NH 03813.
We build Garages, will accommodate any budget type. Slab to shingles! Lakes Region Ridgeline Builders LLC, firstname.lastname@example.org or 603-539-3412.
With Mike Stockbridge- Berklee, UMaine All styles, levels, and ages. www.mikestockbridge.com (603)733-9070.
EDUCATIONAL AIDE’S Seeking Educational Aide’s for a private day school serving students with special needs ages 8-21. NCLC provides one-on-one paraprofessional support for each student. This is a full time year-round position. Duties Include: implementing educational and behavioral programs for students and accompanying students on community outings. Ideal candidates will have experience working with special need students, a high school diploma, good communication skills and a desire to be an important part of an educational team. Must have clear criminal background check and clean driving record. Please call or send resume to: North Country Learning Center, Attn: Special Education Teacher 2541 White Mountain Highway PO Box 81, North Conway, NH 03860 603-733-5511, Jparis.email@example.com
BASIC FUNCTION: To direct and manage the hotel operations, including food & beverage and conference services for a 143 hotel room, condominium and conference center.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: • Plan, implement, administer, coordinate, monitor, and evaluate all Hotel services, facilities and operating systems, including reservations, owner services, food & beverage operations, sales, housekeeping, maintenance and guest services. Develop and modify services, facilities and systems in accordance with guest and owner needs and company objectives. • Exercise full supervisory authority, directly and indirectly, over 7 department heads and approximately 100 staff. • Plan and manage the operating budgets of the Hotel. Meet or exceed goals set with the Controller. Oversee lodging revenues (company and property owners). • Ensure all safety standards, audits and processes are followed. Perform duties in a manner to maximize safety and minimize risk to employees or the public. Hold managers and staff to the same standard. Inspect all facilities and monitor all operations regularly. Investigate and resolve various problems that arise on a daily basis. • Carry out a variety of key planning tasks related to budget, staffing, equipment purchase, construction/renovation projects, new programs/services etc. • Deal regularly with outside firms and individuals, including condo owner’s association, attorneys, insurance agents, guests and others. • Plan, implement and administer appropriate record keeping and reporting systems. • Plan and prepare a variety of administrative/operations reports. • Participate regularly in a variety of management, staff and committee meetings. • Keep abreast of new developments in the field. • Presents information to top management, public groups, board of directors, etc. • Provide superior service to our customers (internal and external) at all times. Follow Resort Etiquette Guidelines while interacting with the guest and respond to all guests in a courteous efficient manner.
QUALIFICATIONS: • Bachelors degree, preferably in business, hotel or management, 7-10 years experience in business, hotel or resort management, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired. • Knowledge of hotel/resort operations. Familiarity with Condominium Associations • Broad base of knowledge and skills in financial planning. • Good basic administrative and organizational skills. • Knowledge of Springer Miller and Delphi systems. • Good public relations skills. Ability to deal effectively with a wide variety of company personnel and/or customer, clients and various outside firms/organizations. • Excellent research, writing and analytical skills. • **Preferred knowledge of local and regional markets The individuals in the Lodging Department work as a team, flexing with the business and team needs. Responsibilities, duties and the requirements for this position may change or increase at any time, with or without a change in title, benefits or salary. Like most other jobs in the ski industry, this position requires a flexible schedule, working holidays, weekends and long hours as necessary. This is a full time year round position with full benefits. Please send resume and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org
BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS MANAGER
Exciting opportunity to join the Attitash Team and enjoy full benefits. Responsible for overseeing the maintenance of all ski area buildings and grounds. This will include supervising and performing painting, plumbing, electrical and carpentry projects, snowplowing and shoveling, grass cutting, water supply and septic maintenance. Manages a fulltime and seasonal crew. Experience required. This is a full time year round position with full benefits. Please send resume and salary requirements to email@example.com
DINING CAR/DINING ROOM MANAGER
Attitash has an opportunity for a combination Dining Car/Dining Room Manager. The main function of the dining room manager's position is to hire, schedule, train and Supervise the employees for Ptarmigan's Restaurant, Den Pub and Cantina at Attitash. The dining car manager's position is to hire, schedule, train and supervise the front end employees on the dining car, including ticket agents. ** Ability to move safely on a moving train is a must. Prior Food and beverage skills, management and training experience are preferred. This is a full time year round position with full benefits.
for 2012 Season Landscape Construction 5 yrs. minimum exp. Driver’s license required.
Call Shawn • 356-4104 OFFICE Assistant Saturdays 9-4. Clerical & computer tasks, occasional bookkeeping. Must be organized, able to work independently, & love animals. Pay based on skills. Email resume to Emily@JtRealty.com. SALES person for consignments wanted to start immediately. Good income. Computer knowledge required. Must have own transportation. (603)730-2260. SKILLED CARPENTER wanted for quality work with Bridgton, ME area builder. Call or fax resume to: (207)583-2642.
for classifieds is noon the day prior to publication
Home Improvements 1 CALL DOES IT ALL Ken Karpowich Plumbing and Remodeling. Licensed and insured in ME and NH. Repairs, installations, demo to finish remodeling. Call for a free estimate. I will call you back. 800-356-0315, 207-925-1423.
AM BUILDERS Full service contractor. All types roofing, siding, decks, remodeling, new homes and garages. (603)323-7519 View our website: www.AddisonMasonBuilders.com
BROOKS PAINTING & REMODELING
“A crack above the rest” Currently scheduling Spring/ Summer paint and remodeling projects. Quality job for a reasonable rate. Free estimates, fully insured. Call Bill at (603)539-8036 or (603)986-6720. CAREY Painting. Exterior painting and staining; metal roofs, bake enamel roofs repainted. Insured. Bill (603)730-7671.
Northern Waters Outfitters Errol, NH Reservation & Wilderness Campsite Manager
GRANITE COUNTERS 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.
Home Works Remodelers
All phases of construction, from repairs to complete homes. www.homeworksremodelers.com
(603)455-7115, (603)447-2402, firstname.lastname@example.org.
J&J BUILDERS Decks, remodels and home repairs. Also lawncare and snow removal. Fast and fair. (603)290-7055, (603)730-7471. LANDSCAPE: patios, retaining walls, stonewalls, walkways, decks email: email@example.com. 603-726-8679.
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
Instruction FLYFISHING LESSONS on private trout pond. FFF certified casting instructor. Gift cert. available. (603)356-6240. www.mountainviewflyfishing.com
Land BARTLETTMeadow Wood Lane, bldg. pkg. available, municipal water, deeded river access, cul-de-sac, very private, only bldg. lot left (603)387-2543. CENTER Conway. Location, Location, Location! Jct. of 302 and 113. 78 acres. $299,000. 603-367-8054. DENMARK- Outstanding building lot 1.3 acres for only $12,000! No restrictions- long frontage- nicely wooded. Dave Dunham @ Exit Realty Leaders (207)890-5872, (603)356-6500. www.davesellsmaine.com FRYEBURG, 4.23 A, level, wooded, great mountain views, septic design, $49,500/obo (207)890-5878. JACKSON 1.1 acre lot on quiet, paved cul-de-sac. Mt. Washington views. Owner financing. $49,900. (603)367-4770.
Mobile Homes 1985 well maintained 2 bedroom, 1 bath, 14’x50’ comfortable mobile home located on a large nicely landscaped rented lot in Tamworth mobile home park. Call for details. Asking $16,900 fully furnished. (603)323-8235.
Yard Sale Special
15 words or less for 3 days
HOUSEKEEPER We have an opening for Summer Season or Full Time Stop by the hotel for an application!
Position includes trip planning and organizing outdoor, water based excursions in and around the Umbagaog National Wildlife Refuge, Lake Umbagog, and the Androscoggin / Magalloway Rivers. Some office administration and supervisory tasks are also part of this position. Knowledge of this area & paddle-sports would be beneficial.
Other seasonal positions: Kayak/Canoe Instructor - Full & Part-time. Full-time, Part-time & Weekend Raft Guides Positions based out of Errol, NH Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org Applications are also available at Saco Bound in Center Conway.
2001 White Mountain Hwy - North Conway
The Christmas Farm Inn & Spa is a lifestyle leisure and event resort dedicated to providing a quintessential New England experience. We offer first class accommodation, memorable events, authentic country cuisine, exceptional caring service and a great work environment.
We are looking for positive team players with a customer focused attitude in the following areas:
• Front Desk/Reservations • Housekeeping • Servers for Breakfast & Dinner Application forms are available at the Front Desk or via email email@example.com If you have questions call Sandra at 603-383-4313
~ FRONT DESK POSITION ~ Full-time front desk position at Mountain Center Physical Therapy. The successful candidate must enjoy serving the public and working in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment that de mands the highest level of multi-tasking and superior attention to detail. Requires extensive computer scheduling and phone work, filing and communication skills. Must be confident, and take pride in one’s work. Prior experience in a medical setting desirable but we are willing to train the right person. No calls or email submissions.
Mail cover letter and resume to: Mountain Center Physical Therapy, PO Box 1828, Conway, NH 03818 All responses must be postmarked by May 1st. Successful candidates will be contacted by May 8th to arrange for an interview.
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"WHY" pay rent??? $799 a month New Ranch Home
MADISON; Roommate wanted May 1st. No pets. Private entrance, bathroom, living room w/ shared kitchen. $500/mo. All utilities, cable, Internet included. Brad (603)986-4927.
John’s Cleaning Service Meticulous cleaning for home or business. Also carpet cleaning, windows, floor refinishing. Local family business (207)393-7285.
COMMERCIAL Storage Units, centrally located in North Conway, 200 sq.ft. and up. Ideal for small businesses. Call Roger (603)452-8888.
New “over 55 ” land lease village. $6,000 down 240 @6.5%. Or $59,995. Open House Sunday 12 to 2 Call Kevin 603-387-7463 Mansfield Woods, 88 North, Rt. 132, New Hampton, NH.
Motorcycles 2000 Black Indian Chief, 1442 S&S, saddle bags, 5000 org. miles, kept inside. Very nice big bike. $12,000. (603)301-1267. No calls after 6pm. 2000 Harley Davidson Ultra Classic, metallic green and black, new factory re-build Harley Davidson motor, looks and runs great, many extras, $7800 call Paul in Berlin at 603-752-5519, 603-915-0792 leave message. 2004 Harley Davidson Fat Boy. Black, fuel injected, many extras, excellent condition, $11,900/obo. (603)367-9015.
Buy • Sell • Trade www.motoworks.biz
(603)447-1198. Olson’s Moto Works, RT16 Albany, NH.
Personals OSSIPEE man looking for a good woman 55-60, Andy. (603)730-7576.
Recreation Vehicles 2002 29’ Jayflight by Jayco camper, bunkhouse style. Full awning. Toilet, shower, storage tanks, never used. Big enough to live in! Like new condition. First $6500 takes it. (603)730-2590 (Ctr. Ossipee). 2011 Keystone Bullet bunkhouse, model 286QBS, just like new, used twice, $19,900/obro. (603)662-2997.
Real Estate 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, new artesian well, septic, and roofs, 2.2 acres. Motivated seller!! Asking $495,000. Call for private viewing. (603)356-5109 or (603)387-2265.
Real Estate, Time Share DEEDED Studio apt. in Las Vegas $1250, approx $450 annual maintenance fee. 2012 already paid and includes 2 weeks at this price. Call after 5pm (207)647-3406.
Rentals Wanted LOOKING to rent your vacation property for the season or long term. Call Anne @ (603)383-8000 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Roommate Wanted CONWAY great location $450/mo plus security everything included 603-98-1512. SMOKE-FREE home- Effingham, share home- utilities included. $100/wk. Art, (603)539-5699. NORTH Conway room. Great location, include w/d, cable, electric and heat. $375/mo. (603)356-2827.
NORTH Conway- room in pri vate home. Male, no smokers/ drinking, cable, all util., $375/mo. 662-6571. SHARE furnished house in Madison. Non-smoking female wanted. $350/mo. (603)367-8875
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 B EE HOME SERVICES Vacation & residential cleaning, laundry, trash removal, windows cleaning & light property maintenance. Call 603-447-5233 www.bizeebeeservices.com Est. 2006.
Cleaning & More Vacation Rentals Private Homes Offices 24/7 Windows Carl & Dixie Lea 447- 3711 ~ credit cards accepted ~ ~ Est 1990 ~
JULIE’S CLEANING Residential, rental, and commercial, spring cleaning. Free estimate, fully insured 383-9938.
Lawn Clean-up, Mowing Call Cold River Maintenance (603)733-7716. LAWN Mowing & light clean up. Retired man needs the exercise. Low prices. Call (603)367-1139.
LAWN SERVICE Student Pro. UNH student providing quality lawn care at reasonable rates (603)770-7669.
“L AWNS M OWED CHEAP
BUT NOT CHEAPLY DONE ” Retired professional who enjoys working outdoors. I’ve been in business for 6yrs. With commercial equipment I can handle any size lawn. I will beat what you are currently paying! Please call 603-689-8141 for a free estimate. 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. PERSONAL care assistant, respite care, full-time, part-time days, nights, and fill-in. 25 years experience. 207-807-1011.
POOL SERVICE Service, maintenance, equipment, liners, openings, 23 years. 603-785-8305. www.nhpoolguy.com
ROTOTILLING & TRUCKING
Dump runs, mowing, clean-ups, landscaping, brush clearing. Call (603)447-3045. Reasonable rates. Cell (603)733-6656
Screen Doors/ Windows Installed
Cold River Maintenance Carpentry, painting. Call CRM (603)733-7716.
and repaired. Cold River Maintenance. Call (603)733-7716.
COMPUTER repairs, training, networks and consulting. Call the computer tutors (603)694-2088. nhcomputertutors.com.
Miscellaneous yard material removal & exterior painting. No job too small. Reasonable rates. Conway- Freedom area. Call George (603)986-5284.
EXPERIENCED caregiver for home care, available days, references available, (603)383-6106.
TOTAL FLOOR CARE
EXPERIENCED ELDER CARE PROVIDER
Will help your loved one maintain independence in their own home. Over 20 years experience. References available. (603)986-7346.
HOME MAINTENANCE SERVICES
Specializing in home & condo checks, maintenance, repair work & landscaping, 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.
J-R LANDSCAPING Spring clean up. Brush hauling, mowing. Call Russ. (603)730-7701.
J.C. HURD Property Management/ Caretaking. Home/ cottage building and repair. Lawns, fields, trees and road/ driveway maintenance. Lovell, ME and surrounding towns. Free estimates. (207)925-6127.
JACKSONFLICKS.COM Advertise with us online! Reach thousands of Carroll County consumers. Email us for inquiries: email@example.com.
Professional Installation, sanding, refinishing and repair of wood floors. 447-1723.
Wayne’s Light Trucking Specializing in real estate clean outs, property cleanouts, demolition of old structures, etc. (603)730-2590.
WE-EBAY AND MORE Providing full-service ebaying to help you profit from your unwanted items. Call (603)986-3277.
WET BASEMENTS, cracked walls, buckling wall? Straighten with no digging, 603-356-4759 rwnpropertyservices.com.
YARD BIRDS Spring, Clean-ups, debris removal, lawn repair, light tractor and backhoe work. General yard care. Free quotes (603)662-4254 (207)625-8840.
YARD CLEAN-UPS, MOWING, HAUL AWAY
Experienced, dependable and affordable. Sean 986-3201.
Storage Space BROWNFIELD Self Storage. 10x10, 10x15, 10x20,10x30. Prepay 6 months- 7th month free! Call for prices. (207)625-8390. 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.
EAST Wakefield- Rt153- Located close to both Belleau and Province Lakes. Self storage units available 5x10, 10x10, & 10x25. 24 hour easy access. ducopropertyservices.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. Best prices. 603-651-7476.
GLEN WAREHOUSE Storage, household, autos, motorcycles, RVs, snowmobiles. Discounted Penske Truck rentals (603)383-6665 www.valleyauto.us NORTH Conway Storage; 24 hour access; secure, dry. $35 special 4’x10’ units. Climate controlled units. Larger units available also. Discounted Budget Truck Rentals Call Rachael at (603)383-6665. STORAGE trailers for rent, 27 to 45’. Good clean dry units. Call D. Rock. 1-800-433-7625.
U-STORE-IT Seasonal Storage Available. Great rates. 5x10- $39/month; 10x15$89/month Call U-Store-It (603)447-5508.
Wanted $300 & up for unwanted cars & trucks. Call Ricker Auto Salvage (603)323-7363. ANY unwanted metals around the home. Haul off for free. Call (603)662-4170. BOOKS wanted; Early AMC Guides; Journals, NH, White Mountains, nonfiction, others. Immediate cash paid. (603)348-7766.
CASH For Gold!
Highest Price Paid Ever!
142 Main Street Conway, NH
Wanted To Buy CASH for antiques, gold, silver, coins, furniture, etc. Conway Village Pawn, 150 Main St. Conway, (603)447-2255.
GOLD OVER $1,650/0Z.! 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 NORTH Conway- 1st Saturday coin show- Buying and selling North Conway Community Center, Rt16, 2628 WMHwy, 8-2pm (802)266-8179 free admission. YARD Sale and Flea Market. Ted’s Discount, Rte.16, Ossipee, $5 and $10 unlimited space. (603)539-8005.
Survivors of Suicide group working on quilt project CONWAY — Survivors of suicide loss are invited to join together to honor the memory of loved ones by taking part in the Vaughan Community Service Survivors of Suicide Support Group, Lifekeeper Memory Quilt project. Each quilt square is created in memory of a loved one lost to suicide. The completed quilt will be publicly displayed at local and national events to put a human face on the tragedy of suicide, and the devastating toll it has taken on our community. As the quilt is stitched together survivors are reminded that they are not alone — there are thousands of others who also feel the pain and loneliness of losing a loved one to suicide. Making a quilt square is easy to do — no sewing is required. To get started, contact Denise Leighton, Vaughan Administrator at 356-2324. In addition, the Survivors of Suicide Support Group meets every second Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. at Vaughan Community Service, 2521 White Mountain Highway (Route 16) in North Conway.
Garden structures workshop May 5 TAMWORTH — Join Karen Downing on Saturday, May 5, from 10 a.m. to noon for a hands-on class geared towards all skill levels and budgets at the Remick Museum and Farm in Tamworth. Learn how to build simple garden structures for your plants, such as tomato cages, vegetable trellises and plant protectors, using materials that are readily available. Go home with design ideas, material lists, resources and a vegetable plant. Come dressed for outdoor weather and bring garden gloves if desired. Reservations close April 27. Call (603) 323–7591 for costs, reservations and more information or visit www. remickmuseum.org.
TOWN OF MADISON PUBLIC HEARING DEDICATION OF NEW PATH
A public hearing will be held during the Selectmen’s meeting at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, May l, 2012 in the Town Hall meeting room to discuss the Library Trustees request to dedicate and name a new path from the Library to the Elementary School “Beverly’s Path” after former Library Trustee Beverly Klitsch who passed away in early 2012. Michael R. Brooks Josh L. Shackford John Arruda
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Information Technology Services Town of Gorham
The Town of Gorham is seeking proposals for information technology services to include general maintenance and upgrades for all IT equipment and software in all departments. A full RFP is available on the Town’s website at www.gorhamnh.org or at the Gorham Town Hall, 20 Park Street, Gorham, NH 03581. All proposals are due by 5 pm on May 4, 2012. Please direct all questions to the Town Manager’s office at 4663322 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE CARROLL. SS
LOWER BARTLETT WATER PRECINCT The Supervisors of the Checklist for the Lower Bartlett Water Precinct will be in session on Thursday April 26, 2012 from 6:00 -7:00 p.m. before the start of the Annual Meeting and during the meeting at the Bartlett Town Hall located on Town Hall Rd. Intervale, Town of Bartlett. This session will be for additions and corrections to the checklist. Photo identification in the form of a driver’s license, U.S. Passport or other acceptable form of identification with a physical Lower Bartlett Water Precinct address on it will be accepted. Jennifer McCarthy, Susan Nickerson, Pamela Stimpson Supervisors of the Checklist
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UNH Cooperative Extension
Spring Care of Strawberries
Proper care of strawberry patches over the next few weeks is essential notes Bill Lord of Carroll County Cooperative Extension. The unusual weather this spring has plants waking up a couple weeks or more ahead of the norm. If your strawberry patch is still mulched with straw or pine needles, Lord recommends taking it off the plants as soon as possible. Leaving mulch on too late will stress plants and reduce yields significantly. Mulch should be placed in the aisles and tucked in under the outer edges of the plant row to help keep fruits clean. This practice prevents one important fruit rot disease from infecting fruits. There is still a high risk of frost damage to strawberries, a situation made worse by the early spring, but Lord notes that frost control is relatively easy. If a frost is predicted, mulch
can be placed back over the plants for the night, then carefully removed again the next day. An alternative option is to water plants during frosting events. An overhead sprinkler is turned on when temperatures reach 33 degrees F or so, and is applied continuously until any ice that forms is melted the next morning. Unfortunately, most frosting conditions start well before dawn so some sleeplessness is likely. Alarms triggered by low temperatures are available. Lord warns that the coldest part of the day is just after sunrise, so don’t think that once the horizon is brightening that you can let your guard down. For information on growing strawberries or other gardening advise including soil testing, contact the Carroll County Extension office at 447-3834 or visit their website at http://extension.unh. edu/Counties/Carroll/Carroll.htm.
Vacation week programs April 24, 25
Vacation Week Fun Days There will be two “Think Summer Fun Days” this coming week for youth in grades 1-6 at Ossipee Recreation, on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 24 and 25 at the Ossipee Town Hall. The days will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. The cost is $5 per day. Enrollment is limited to a maximum of 20. Please register in advance by contacting the Department at 5391307. There will be sports, games, arts and crafts, and movies. Lunch will be provided but participants are encouraged to bring a beverage and snacks. Tennis Courts are open The Ossipee Tennis Courts are now open for the season. They are located at Constitution Park, Long Sands Road, Center Ossipee. Please abide by the posted rules. If you would like to reserve court time you may by contacting the recreation department at 539-1307 or email@example.com” target=”_blank”>firstname.lastname@example.org. Ossipee clean up day Come out and help us clean up after the winter months. Please meet at the Ossipee Town Hall at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 5. Be sure to bring bug spray, and gloves. Organizers would like to clean the Main Street Area in Center Ossipee Village as well as the park areas (Constitution Park, the YMCA Field, Duncan Lake, and the Mill Pond Area). We plan to be done by noon. For more information please contact the Recreation Department at 539-1037. OHRV Safety Class An OHRV safety class is required for all operators age 12 and older or for those who do not have a valid driver’s license. Ossipee Recreation will offer a free class on Saturday, May 12, at the Ossipee Public Library from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Participants must bring the following: Lunch, notebook, pen, their ATV/OHRV, and their safety equipment they use when they ride. (Please leave your machines at the Ossipee Town Hall, located diagonally
across the street from the Library). Enrollment is limited to a maximum of 20. The class will be lead by NH Fish & Game Instructor Fred Jones. For more information and to register please contact the Recreation Department at 539-1307.
Youth and Teen Programs Information on the Summer Fun club (for ages 6-12 ) and the Summer Program at Ossipee Recreation for Teens (S.P.O.R.T.) have been distributed through the Ossipee Central and Effingham Schools and Cornerstone Christian Academy. Please check your child’s back pack or lunch container for the information which includes an scholarship application for the Ossipee Children’s Fund. The information is also on the Department website at www.osispeerec.org, at the Recreation Department Office, and in the Lobby of the Town Hall. Registration for both programs will start on May 23. The Summer Fun Club, for ages 6-12, will run Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for eight weeks. Participants must be 6 by July 1 and cannot be 13 prior to July 1. Middle School students must enroll in the S.P.O.R.T. Program. The weeks are: June 18 to 29, and July 9 to Aiugust 17. There will be no Fun Club the week of July 2 to 6. The Teen S.P.O.R.T. Program will be for ages 13 to 16. This program will be held for 5 weeks on Monday’s and Tuesday’s from July 9 to Aug. 7 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Teen Dance and Social There will be a dance/social for ages 12 to 15 on Friday, May 11, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Ossipee Town Hall, 55 Main Street, in Center Ossipee. The music will be provided by the DJ Club at the Region 9 Vocational Center. There will be food and refreshments as well. Admission is $3. This event is sponsored by the Ossipee Police and Recreation Departments. Adult chaperones are needed. Please contact the Recreation Department at 539-1307 if you can help.
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