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THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2011

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Towns must pay for access to public access TV channel

Healthy choices


CONWAY — There is a shakeup happening in local community access television, and it could mean big changes in what Mount Washington Valley viewers see when they switch on their TVs. Cable providers are required to provide towns with a local public access channel, funded by a fee paid by cable subscribers. For years Channel 3 has filled that role, airing local programming from Conway, Madison, Fryeburg and other towns. But changes in the agreement between the town of Conway see TV page 8

Dittmeyer case strains police budget, staffing BY ERIK EISELE THE CONWAY DAILY SUN

Kennett High School students try out some healthy choices during lunch at school Wednesday. The student council gathered some food and vendors and asked kids to give their opinions in an effort to bring more healthy choices for students in the years to come. Story, page 12. (JAMIE GEMMITI PHOTO)

CONWAY — Krista Dittmeyer’s disappearance and murder investigation put a strain on the police department, just weeks after voters turned down a request for two more officers, but even if voters had voted for the officers it wouldn’t have made a difference. see POLICE page 10


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Holdouts wait out flood at bar EAGLE LAKE, Miss. (NY Times) — If you need to get ahold of somebody here, this is how. Go to the end of town and take a right. Then take another right. There on the lakefront sits a low metal building, as impressive as a storage shed. This is Strick’s, as the hand-drawn sign above the front door will tell you. It is the only business still open in Eagle Lake. And starting at 2 o’clock every afternoon and running into the evening, every person in town can be found here. All 15 of them. While the population of Eagle Lake normally numbers in the hundreds, these few, these happy few, are all that remain. They are the holdouts after a townwide exodus, prompted by concerns over the fat and ferocious Mississippi River, which runs just on the other side of the lake. Every night they sit in this mostly empty bar, throwing back some beers and eating a communal dinner of hamburgers or crawfish or whatever was brought in by the last person to visit a grocery store. They tell stories, watch television and talk about any number of things, but usually about the latest measurements of the river, the state of the levees on which they depend for survival and their disappointment in the less hardy souls who took off at the first hint of danger.


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(NY Times) — In some ways, last weekend was not especially remarkable for the New York Police Department’s Special Victims Squad. About 30 new cases came in, typical for the citywide unit of 190 specially trained investigators and supervisors. But of those cases — among the 6,000 sexbased cases that the squad handles each year — none carried the notoriety of the one that accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, of sexually attacking a

housekeeper at a Manhattan hotel. For some, the arrest of Strauss-Kahn, who was taken into custody aboard an Air France jet at Kennedy International Airport, drew comparisons to television shows like “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.” The real-life detectives of the Special Victims Squad do not solve their cases in the span of an hourlong television show; their work is done more deliberately. “The people who work in this field are dedicated to it, but I don’t think any one of

U.S. imposes sanctions on Syrian leader and six aides WASHINGTON (NY Times) — President Obama imposed sanctions on Syria’s leader, President Bashar al-Assad, and six other senior Syrian officials on Wednesday, ratcheting up American pressure in the wake of a bloody crackdown on political protests in the country. Mr. Obama’s executive order — along with additional sanctions imposed by the Treasury Department against Syrian and Iranian intelligence services and commanders — reflected the grow-

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Gates: ‘Somebody’ in Pakistan knew about Osama bin Laden WASHINGTON (NY Times) — Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said on Wednesday that while he surmised that “somebody” inside Pakistan was aware that Osama bin Laden was hiding in a compound in the Pakistani garrison town of Abbottabad, there was no evidence so far that anyone in the country’s senior leadership was in on the secret. “My supposition is, somebody knew,” Mr. Gates said at a Pentagon news conference with Adm. Mike Mullen, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Beyond that, he said, the Obama administration, which has repeatedly said that Bin Laden seemed to have a “support network” in hiding, had little information. “We don’t know whether it was retired people, whether it was low level — pure supposition on our part,” Mr. Gates said. “It’s hard to go to them with an accusation when we have no proof that anybody knew.”

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four journalists they were welcome to stay in Libya, but stated they would be taken to the Tunisian border to leave the country if they so desired. Foley was held for more than six weeks by the Libyan government. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) expressed relief that Foley was freed. “I am tremendously relieved and overjoyed to hear that James Foley has been released from his imprisonment in Libya and can return home to reunite with his family and friends,” Shaheen said in a prepared statement. “Since James went missing in April, there has been an outpouring of support for him throughout the world. As a mother of three myself, I can only imagine the anxiety and pain his loved ones have endured. I am glad that James’ family, friends, colleagues, and classmates, all have something to celebrate today and we eagerly await word that he is on his way home.”

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Mass. media reports Texas woman confessed to killing son BY JASON SCHREIBER AND CLYNTON NAMUO THE UNION LEADER

ALFRED, Maine — Authorities say they’re questioning a woman in connection with the case of a young unidentified boy whose body was found alongside a dirt road in South Berwick on Saturday. The woman was reportedly taken into protective custody at a rest stop along Interstate 495 in Chelmsford, Mass., Wednesday morning. Massachusetts State Police described the woman as a “person of interest” believed to be related to the Maine investigation, but WHDH-TV reported that it was told by several sources that the woman was from Irving, Texas, and is the boy’s mother. The woman is reportedly being questioned at the Massachusetts State Police barracks in Concord, Mass., where investigators from Maine State Police are also on hand.

A Toyota Tacoma similar to the one described by Maine State Police as the vehicle possibly seen in the area of where the boy was found Saturday also was reportedly taken from the rest stop by authorities. Maine State Police held a brief news conference earlier in the afternoon but offered little new information, saying they could no longer comment on the case and that further questions would be referred to the Maine Attorney General’s Office; the agency handles homicide investigations. Police have described the boy as 3-foot-8, weighing 45 pounds. Police said the boy was wearing a “Faded Glory” brand gray camouflage hooded sweatshirt, tan-colored khaki pants and a navy blue T-shirt with the word “Aviator” and a small plane emblazoned on front. He also had on “Lightning McQueen” black sneakers, from the movie Cars. He has blonde hair and blue eyes.


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‘The Miracle Worker.’ Arts in Motion is presenting “The Miracle Worker” directed by Barbara Spofford at 7 p.m. at the Eastern Slope Inn Playhouse in North Conway. Reserve seating online at or by calling the box office at 356-5776 or purchase tickets at the door. ‘Brook Trout Restoration Efforts’ Program. Join John Magee of New Hampshire Fish and Game at Tin Mountain Nature Learning Center at 6:30 p.m as he discusses current efforts to restore eastern brook trout habitat throughout the state. Tin Mountain Conservation Center’s Nature Programs are sponsored in part by L.L. Bean and the Evenor Armington Fund. Donations of $3 per person and $5 per family are appreciated. Members are free. For more information, call 447-6991.

FRIDAY, MAY 20 Huggins Hospital Aid Sale. There will be a fund-raiser sale for Huggins Hospital Aid at the collection center barn on Route 109A, Wolfeboro (first driveway after town garages) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Items include antiques, books, art, collectibles, furniture, household, sports, toys, electronics. ‘The Miracle Worker.’ Arts in Motion is presenting “The Miracle Worker” directed by Barbara Spofford at 7 p.m. at the Eastern Slope Inn Playhouse in North Conway. Reserve seating online at or by calling the box office at 356-5776 or purchase tickets at the door. Nature Program. Tin Mountain Conservation Center nature program “Frog Pond Exploration” at 7 p.m. at the field station in Jackson. Come explore Jackson at dusk and become acquainted with amphibian residents, you may even encounter the quiet salamander. Tin Mountain Conservation Center’s Nature Programs are sponsored in part by LL Bean and the Evenor Armington Fund. Donations of $3 per person and $5 per family are appreciated; members are free. For more information call 447-6991. ‘Reluctant Dragon.’ The Theater at Monmouth will present their production of “The Reluctant Dragon” at Fryeburg Academy’s Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for students and children age 2 and under are free. You many purchase tickets on-line at or by contacting the box office at (207) 935-9232.

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Brook Trout restoration efforts program at Tin Mountain today ALBANY — Join John Magee of New Hampshire Fish and Game at Tin Mountain Nature Learning Center on Thursday, May 19 at 6:30 p.m as he discusses current efforts to restore eastern brook trout habitat throughout the state. Magee has spent the past five years monitoring and restoring Nash Stream in northern New Hampshire, and this past summer, he began work on streams in the Mount Washington

Valley with Tin Mountain and Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). Magee has a bachelor’s in biology from St. Mary’s College of Maryland and a master’s in zoology from the University of Maine. He has worked on diverse aquatic topics ranging from water quality, animal physiology, fish ecology and migratory behavior, and more recently, on fish habitat restoration and protection at the New Hamp-

shire Fish and Game Department. Magee will present his research on brook trout habitat use and ecology at Nash Stream State Forest. Results indicate the boundaries of streams do not end at the edge of the water (in fact, they extend far into the forest), and healthy brook trout populations depend on healthy forests and the nutrients, leaves, and woody material they provide to the stream. Magee also will describe how this

information was used by the Tin Mountain Conservation Center, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, and NH Fish and Game Department to restore brook trout habitat in Chatham, Conway, and Tamworth. Tin Mountain Conservation Center’s Nature Programs are sponsored in part by L.L. Bean and the Evenor Armington Fund. Donations of $3 per person and $5 per family are appreciated. Members are free. For more

North Conway Public Library Adopt-a-Pumpkin Program plants are ready for pickup CONWAY — The pumpkin plants for the North Conway Public Library’s fundraiser are now ready for adoption. Reserve your plant by noon on Friday, May 20 to get it at the $12 price. Either email your order to or call the library at 3562961. Each pumpkin plant comes in a six-inch pot with its own birth certificate, growing directions, access to a pumpkin support group for technical and emotional support, and if needed a hot line for emergencies. Pick up times at the North Conway Public Library are on: Friday, May 20, from 3 to 6 p.m. and Saturday, May 21, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. For a $12 donation to the North Conway Public

from preceding page Prayer Shawl Knitting Ministry. The Prayer Shawl Knitting Ministry at Chocorua Community Church meets every first and third Thursday of the month from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to knit prayer patches for soldiers and prayer shawls for the sick. Bring No. 11 knitting needles and three or four skeins of yarn. Chocorua Church is located on Route 113, east of Route 16 near Runnells Hall. Medicare Counselors. Medicare Counselors are available from noon to 1 p.m. at the Gibson Center in North Conway for anyone who may have questions about their benefits. Counseling is free; no appointment necessary. For more information, call ServiceLink at 323-2043 or toll-free (866) 634-9412 or e-mail Food Pantry. Vaughan Community Service in North Conway has a food pantry open from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Adult Read-alouds. Chocorua Public Library has weekly read-alouds for adults from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. For more information call 3238610 or visit Alcoholics Anonymous. Alcoholics Anonymous Jackson Step Group meets at Jackson Community Church parish hall from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Young People’s Group: Young at Heart meets at Conway Methodist Church hall in Conway Village from 7 to 8 p.m. New Sunlight Group meets at Christ Church Episcopal, North Conway, from 12 to 1 p.m. Big Book Step Study Group meets at Conway Village Congregational Church, Conway Village, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Come As You Are Group meets at United Methodist Church, Route 302, Center Conway Village, from 8 to 9 p.m.

Library, you can adopt a pumpkin plant for yourself, a child or grandchild, or a friend. If you’re competitive, you or your business can challenge another person or business to grow the largest championship pumpkin. The library will also help with registration for the Fryeburg Fair if you want to exhibit your blue ribbon pumpkin! Are you ready for a unique, fun project that will also help the library? Order them early for $12 or come on the pick up day and purchase one for $15. For more information contact the North Conway Library at 356-2961 or check

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Article misrepresents work of association To the editor: In light of a recent article about the cemeteries in the township of Conway, we would like to clarify the facts about the Conway Village Cemetery, which was in a major photo for the article. The Conway Village Cemetery was established in 1872, and was incorporated in the state of New Hampshire in 1970 as a non-profit association. According to town records, we are an entity of our own. Any person who has purchased a burial lot or the right of interment is a member of the association. We have an active board of directors that meet regularly, who are responsible for the sale of said rights, the care of the cemetery and the

careful management of the funds. The photo does show the beauty of the Conway Village Cemetery, however, the caption and the article misrepresents the actual responsibility of caring for the loved ones buried in this location. This has been done, through the years by the board of directors. We invite anyone interested to stop and enjoy the peacefulness of this country cemetery. Ken Williams, president Laraine Cormack, vice president Maureen Seavey, secretary Gloria Tibbetts, treasurer Bill Vose, director Elizabeth Hatch, director Roy Larson, director Brian Wiggin, director Conway Village Cemetery Association

Let’s poll reps on corporate welfare system To the editor: The United States Senate took a vote yesterday to end the outlandish subsidies to oil companies. The GOP voted, once again (with the exception of Senator Snow and Senator Collins) in lockstep and in homage to their financial benefactors, to continue the billions given to the largest and most profitable companies. Keep in mind that while oil sells at $100 a barrel, it only costs $11 to produce, oil company statistics. This brings back a suggestion I brought forward a while ago: Let’s only elect one GOP senator and one GOP representative, saving a ton of money in wages and a ton of money for their government-

subsidized health insurance. Since the Grand Old Party always votes en mass to their leaders directives, we only need one sitting on their side of the aisle, but give them their majority voting power so that they can continue to still block any real tax reforms or social progress. Better yet, let’s poll our locally elected reps and have them state, on the record, how they each feel about the corporate welfare system we have now. Oh, by the way, did you see that GE did not have to pay any income tax last year and that Warren Buffet stated his secretary pays more in federal income tax than he does? Joe Keller Fryeburg

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Borrow, Spend, Collapse Tom McLaughlin

Gas prices are going up. Food prices are “I-can’t-do-it” America that expects governgoing up. Unemployment is going up. The ment to do it instead. national debt is going up. Earnings for most The federal government spends three Americans are either going down or are stagdollars for every two it gets in taxes. It has nant. There are fewer and fewer high-paying already borrowed so much that interest manufacturing jobs because the federal govpayments are about as high as our defense ernment has allowed budget, and most of companies to move facthose in Congress want The “can-do” America will have irre- to raise the debt limit tories overseas where people work for less, versibly transformed into the “I-can’t- and borrow still more. then ship their products When our Chinese crediback without paying do-it” America that expects government tors balk at lending any protective tariffs. Nice more money, governto do it instead. for them, but tough for ment just prints it. The working people here. At US Federal Reserve the same time, feds look under Ben Bernanke the other way while millions of illegal aliens has increased the money supply by well pour over our southern border to either work over a trillion dollars in the past few years. cheap and drive down wages, or to go on Every dollar it prints makes the ones in all every form of public assistance and drive up of our wallets and in all of our bank accounts government spending still further. less valuable. This “quantitative easing” as This is serious. Most people know it cannot Bernanke calls it, is just another way govgo on much longer or everything will colernment takes money from us — and from lapse. Some voted for President Obama everyone else in the world whose assets are because they believed the “hope and change” in dollars. That’s why other countries want rhetoric, but regret it now. Many formed into to abandon the dollar and use some other as Tea Party groups all over the country and a base currency. took over the U.S. House of Representatives. At supermarkets and gas stations, most They’re looking for a 2012 presidential canpeople use credit cards. If they can’t pay didate who has courage enough to tell the off their balances each month, they realize American people that we have to put all this they’re going further into debt and they have into reverse and that it’s going to be painful to cut back in some way or the interest will for millions of us, but that there’s no other kill them. Either it’s driving less, getting a way to avoid complete collapse. smaller vehicle, changing the way they eat, Trouble is, there are millions of other or whatever — they must cut back or their Americans who have allowed themselves to household will eventually collapse. become dependent on government handouts We’ve all known irresponsible relatives and of one form or another. Some of them know neighbors who have ignored this reality and the gravy train cannot go on forever and fallen apart. Now we see our government — entitlements must be cut, but they’ll only and many of our states — doing the same support cutting the programs other people thing and taking us all down with it. If a creduse, not the ones they use. Few would supible candidate shows up on the scene with the port politicians who would cut across the courage to run on a platform of drastically cutboard. Do these government addicts comting government — including entitlements — prise a majority? It’s close, and we’ll just he or she will move into the White House. have to see. If they do, America as we’ve If not, we’ll continue on the road to ruin. known it will cease to exist. The country our children and grandchildren grow up in will Tom McLaughlin lives in Lovell, Maine. be vastly different. The “can-do” America He can be reached on his website at tomwill have irreversibly transformed into the

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I think the state should change driver’s license age to 13 years old To the editor : Would you want your 13 year old drive up next to you on the road? My name is Teana Stacey. I go to Conway Elementary School. I think the state should change the driver’s license age to 13 years old. I feel this way because if your 13, you are old enough to know where to go. You also wouldn’t need a ride home from a place your at. I think kids should get their license at a younger age. It might be a little scary driving at a younger age but there are good things about it too. For example, kids and adults would have more freedom. Kids could go places on their own and adults wouldn’t have to worry about picking their kids up! The kids could drive themselves home. The helpful kids could also run errands for their parents.

Kids could also have fun and get a job. A job will help them get parts as well as gas for their car. Driving at 13 might also be expensive. You have to buy your license, go to driver education and pay for insurance. You might be able to have a job to help pay for these things. It might be scary because you might be a little short. It also could be difficult to reach the pedals. This also could cause accidents. If kids got their license at age 13 they would have responsibly and would have more experience, too. Over all, kids would get more freedom by driving at a younger age. Wouldn’t you want to do something without your kid or picking them up? Please help me encourage the state to change the age to 13. Thank you for reading my letter. Teana Stacey Conway

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See the whole meeting on To the editor: In response to Rep. Frank McCarthy’s letter in the May 12 edition, I guess I would ask him the same question that I asked Commissioner Kenny. “Why are you so angry about the state of county government?” Is it the two consecutive years of tax reductions? Is it the multimillion dollar surplus? Or is it that in spite of having to pay a $2 million bond payment this year our taxes didn’t go up a cent? I told him when he took office that he should take the example of Carroll County’s progress towards efficient well-run government down to Concord and use it to start changing things for the better, but instead we get another letter full of accusations and misinformation. If the readers of this paper want to know what really happened at the commissioners’ meeting and what was really said, all they need to do is go online to and they can see a film of the whole meeting. Rep. McCarthy was not at that meeting and I doubt that he watched it online. I took a public official to task, as any citizen should. The readers of this paper might remember some of the negative articles about me during my term in office. Being criticized is part of the job. Commissioner Kenny’s obsession with my appointment as assistant treasurer and chair of the non-profit Friends of Mountainview borders on paranoia. I lost the election, I didn’t lose my citizenship. As for Rep. McCarthy’s complaints about the union workers at the county and their contracts, it’s hard to know where to begin. He has obviously never negotiated a contract or he would know that you don’t always get everything you want, that’s why it’s called negotiations. But perhaps he should talk to the union stewards at the nursing home and ask them if they voted for me after the negotiations I put them through or better yet talk to the sheriff who wanted to hire a lawyer to sue me for negotiating a contract that he sees as too hard on his deputies. But all of that misses the point and I would expect that an old soldier like McCarthy would understand better than most. Generals don’t win the battle, the troops do. That multimillion dollar surplus was brought to you by the workers. Two million of the $2.5 million that was given back to the taxpayers this year was brought to you by the workers or Carroll County. And none of them are overpaid. I know because I looked at the pay levels and benefits of all of the county employees and compared them to private sector pay. Those nursing home employees that Rep. McCarthy and others like to disparage as overpaid union thugs out-perform their private counterparts and usually for less pay. As for his allegation that I was silent about the overtime issue that he brought up, well I guess I have to remind him that I was just an observer at that delegation meeting and was not allowed to say anything

unless asked by his chairman. As for the other two commissioners, I can only imagine that they might have had a problem with his logic. Prior to 2008 the nursing home did exactly what he suggests, bring in temp labor, and in 2008 that expense had gone up to $500,000. By changing the overtime policy and engaging the workforce, that expense is now budgeted at $350,000. I’ll do the math for him. That’s a $150,000 savings to the taxpayers. What is he mad about? The nursing home is not overstaffed. It operates 24/7. Employees get vacations and sometimes they get sick. Overtime is unavoidable. Will the county spend all of the overtime that is funded in the budget? They didn’t last year but you budget using assumptions and manage efficiently. And as far as the old nursing home is concerned, where did Rep. McCarthy come up with the “million dollars or more” figure? I won’t call it a fabrication but I have been to the one and only building committee meeting and seen the proposals for using the old building and a million dollars never came up. We pay close to $40,000 a year to rent office space in Conway and so far the conversation has centered around how to move that county function to the county complex and reduce costs. I know that neither Rep. McCarthy nor Commissioner Kenny came to any of the public deliberations on the new nursing home project so perhaps they should spend a little time learning the reasons behind the decisions that were made and talking to the delegation members who voted on it. And review the operation of county government with those delegates that have been there a few years and then ask themselves “why am I so mad?” Maybe it’s because I have a “D” after my name. Well if that’s the case you need to get over it. All I ever did was engage the workforce in solving the problems and try to make it an interesting, rewarding and enjoyable place to work. And that gave us tax cuts and surpluses. So I have to ask “why are you so mad?” As I suggested a few months ago, you should take this example to Concord and show Bill O’Brien and Jeb Bradley how to make government work. It’s not by demonizing the workforce or blaming unions. It’s by engaging the workforce to solve inefficiencies. They want government to work just as much as you do and the record from when I was on the commission speaks for itself. I told Mrs. Kenny that she needed to start being a commissioner and stop worrying about what Chip Albee is doing. There is plenty of work at the county that still needs to be done. And Frank McCarthy should learn that you are given two ears and one mouth so you can listen twice as much as you talk. Chip Albee Tuftonboro

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and Time Warner Cable could shut off programming to surrounding towns if those towns don’t agree to pay to watch it. The process has already begun. “I am writing to advise you that within the next few weeks Conway Channel 3 broadcasts to Madison cable subscribers will cease,” Conway town manager Earl Sires wrote in an e-mail to the Madison town administrator Melissa Arias. “Should Madison wish to continue receiving Conway broadcasting,” Sires’ e-mail goes on to say, “please let me know so that I can advise Time Warner to hold off on discontinuing Madison broadcasts.” “We got that e-mail last week,” Arias said. Selectmen have scheduled a public hearing for May 31 at 4 p.m. “to get some feedback.” “We don’t have any money in our budget to pay what Bartlett and Jackson are paying,” she said. Bartlett and Jackson are both paying $5,000, part of an agreement that will allow residents there to watch Conway’s channel but doesn’t allow them to air their own programing. If a town wants to air its own shows, Conway selectman Mike DiGregorio said, it would have to pay $6,000. “We look at it as $5,000 a year to view and $1,000 to put their own stuff on the air,” he said, a formula that Albany and Fryeburg have used for years. Smaller towns like Eaton would be able to sign on for even less. Madison, however, hasn’t had to pay anything before. The shared channel status meant Mondays were dedicated to Madison TV programming, and Madison residents could watch Conway shows for free the rest of the week. If Madison wants to continue watching Conway programming and broadcasting its own, DiGregorio said, it will cost the town $6,000. The change, Arias said, will likely not go over well. “I think we’re going to have some

negative feedback,” she said. But paying Conway isn’t the only option open to Madison. "They will have their own channel on all week," said Time Warner's director of government relations Mike Edgecomb. Madison TV currently produces about 16 hours of programming a week, according to Madison TV board chair Jim Malloy. “They basically would be looking at a blue screen all week,” DiGregorio said. But that isn’t what Conway is hoping for. “We anticipate that all eight sending towns will participate,” DiGregorio said, referring to the towns that send students to Kennett High School. That’s because the town is in the midst of a major upgrade to its infrastructure that, when finished, will allow for live broadcast of football and basketball games from the high school stadium and gym. “Our goal is to have it up and running by the fall,” DiGregorio said. The town is toying with putting more cameras — three instead of one — at every football game and permanently attaching remote cameras to the rafters for basketball games. Many of the details are up in the air, but DiGregorio emphasizes none of it comes from taxes dollars. Time Warner's franchise fees from cable subscribers pay for most of it, and grants and sponsors cover the rest. The town is also looking to wire town hall for live broadcasts as well. The selectmen have already approved a plan to upgrade the microphones and cameras in the meeting room. But the biggest draw will be the sports games, which should be live by this coming season. “We’re keeping our fingers crossed,” said Bill Edmunds, the director at Valley Vision Channel 3. The town is hoping costs of providing that service, however, can be spread among a few more parties. see next page

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––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– CONWAY POLICE ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Thursday, May 5 11:35 a.m. Police responded to Kennett High School in North Conway for a report of an assault. 11:35 a.m. Police responded to Kennett High School in North Conway for a report of a sexual offense. 2:57 p.m. There was a two-car accident at the intersection of East Main Street and Stark Road. Two people were taken to the hospital and both cars had to be towed. 5:40 p.m. A man called from the Up Country restaurant in North Conway to speak to an officer about phone harassment. 10:47 p.m. Police responded to Hurricane Mountain Road in North Conway for a report of a burglary. Fay AngeliaLucy O’Brien, 18, of New Gloucester, Maine, was arrested on charges of criminal trespass, loitering and theft. Joseph Vincent, 21, of East Conway, was arrested on charges of criminal trespass, loitering and receiving stolen property. Friday, May 6 8:12 a.m. A man called from the North Conway Country Club on Norcross Circle in North Conway to report a woman sitting on the green refusing to move. Saturday, May 7 1:03 a.m. William Cousens, 30, of Saco, Maine, was arrested on two

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Time Warner has given Conway a $100,000 grant for equipment, Edmunds said, but that just covers the technology. There are expenses besides cameras that have to be considered. “To do a live broadcast we’re going to need more people,” he said. That’s where the other towns come in. The contributions from other towns will defray costs Conway incurs pro-

counts of driving while intoxicated and one count driving while intoxicated subsequent offense. 11:25 a.m. A man called from Sawyer River Knife and Trading on Norcross Circle in North Conway to report he believed a man who came in repeatedly was stealing from the store. 9:12 p.m. A man called from the White Deer Motel on Route 16 in Conway to report a fire in a dumpster. Fire crews responded. Sunday, May 8 6:11 a.m. Fire crews responded to Pleasant Street in Conway for a report of a fire. The microwave was on fire. 9:46 a.m. J Crew in North Conway called to report a suspicious man in the parking lot the night before. 5:32 p.m. Mount Washington Valley Towing called to report a car that had been involved in an earlier accident in Albany. 6:56 p.m. A woman called to report her car had been keyed in the parking lot of the North Conway Grand Hotel on Common Court in North Conway. 9:21 p.m. Police responded to Washington Street after a woman reported hearing a fight in a nearby apartment. 9:44 p.m. A caller reported a suspicious vehicle at Bea’s Cafe on Route 16 in Conway. 10:01 p.m. A woman called from Pequawket Drive in Conway to report someone egged her house. viding a service to the entire Mount Washington Valley, DiGregorio said. “Having them involved takes away some of the pressure.” Every town will be asked to chip in, he said, even if in the past they got programming for free. Madison residents will have to wait until at least June to find out if they will ultimately be in or out. "We're not trying to change what they're doing," DiGregorio said. "We certainly want them involved, but we don't need them."

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The department still would have have burned through a chunk of its overtime budget, Conway police chief Ed Wagner said, even if the department had more people. Budget spikes are a part of providing emergency services, he said. “You have one major event and everything gets blown out.” The department is already one below normal staff level because of a retirement earlier this year, a position the department can’t afford to fill until the fall because the person cashed out a significant amount of sick and retirement time. Police just closed the application period for a new officer they put in their budget this year. That position will be filled around July 1, Wagner said. That means the department is currently four officers below the staffing level they were hoping to reach this year, a situation the police are planning to address next budget season. “We are probably going to ask for another person next year,” Wagner said. “At least one.” But more officers won’t address all the potential situations that could arise. “There is no way to anticipate these types of events,” Wagner said. He could ask for a $100,000 increase in overtime budget, currently $40,000, but “they’d laugh me out of the building.” The department could ask for a modest increase, he said, around $10,000, but “then if you don’t use it they cut it back.” And then inevitably at some point an event happens like what happened in late April. “I usually don’t spend $7,000 in overtime in two months,” Wagner said, but that’s what the department spent in the week following Dittmeyer’s disappearance. That same week there was an armed robbery at Jonathon’s restaurant and several major fire calls that required police assistance. The department has continued to spend on overtime since, Wagner said, but at a lower rate. Police can’t reduce staffing during holidays like the Fourth of July, he said, when the department has 15 officers on the streets, so they are looking other places to cut coverage in order to save money. “Now when people get sick it isn’t likely we can fill it,” he said.


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CONWAY — Do the police commissioners need the selectmen peering over their shoulder several times a year to keep their budget in order? Whether the answer is yes or no, it begins next week. The meetings were an idea selectman Crow

Dickinson suggested at the town deliberative meeting. “This hasn’t been done in 40 years,” he said. “It’s not an adversarial thing. It’s just common sense.” But behind the common sense is a hint of oversight. The police department overspent its 2010 see next page

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– CONWAY DISTRICT COURT ––––––––––––––––––––––– The following cases are from Conway District Court in Conway for the week of May 9: Shelly Carter, 38, of Fryeburg, pleaded guilty to reckless operation. She was fined $1,000, her license was revoked for 90 days, and she was required to attend alcohol abuse and drunk driving presentations at the Restorative Justice Center. Two driving while intoxicated complaints were dropped as part of a negotiated plea agreement. Richard Frati, 20, of Kingston, pleaded guilty to possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle. He was fined $500 and was sentenced to 13 days in jail in lieu of payment. His license was also revoked for 60 days. Donald Moore, 27, of Center Conway, pleaded guilty to driving after revocation or suspension. He was fined $500, to be paid by 62 hours of community service. A driver’s license prohibitions charge was placed on file for one year without finding provided one year good behavior. Robert Soden, 19, of Madison, pleaded guilty to transportation of a controlled drug (marijuana). He was fined $350, to be paid by 44 hours of community service. His license was also revoked for 60 days. Lawrence MacGillivary, 44, of Lovell, pleaded guilty to operating after suspension and revocation. He was fined $250, $100 suspended provided six months good behavior. Lloyd Bridges, 32, of Fryeburg, pleaded guilty to operating after suspension. He was fined $250. Dillon Richards, 21, of Center Conway, pleaded Serving the Mt. Washington Valley since 1979.

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budget by nearly $22,000. In 2008 and 2009 the department overspent its equipment budget in the final days of the year by thousands of dollars. Police bought bicycles, a digital camera, holographic gun sights, flashlights and other items Dickinson called “very extravagant.” The purchases eliminated most of the surplus that otherwise would been given back to the town. “The question is why?” Dickinson said. The police commission doesn’t appear to have been paying close attention, he said. “We shouldn’t be overspending budgets.” But right now police aren’t. The department’s first quarterly report shows the police have more than 78 percent of their yearly budget left over. “We’re not hiding anything,” chief Ed Wagner said. Not every selectman is interested in scrutinizing the police department. “I have no issue,” Larry Martin said. “We have really not much control over them because there’s a police commission. I guess it’s just a courtesy visit.” “We can make suggestions,” he said, “but we can’t implement anything.” The town and the police commission have a “relatively vague and unstructured rela-

“We have really not much control over them because there’s a police commission. We can make suggestions, but we can’t implement anything.” tionship,” according to town manager Earl Sires. The Conway police commission was formed by a legislative act back in 1969, not by the normal statute that allows for a police commission, and therefore what applies to other towns does not hold true for Conway. Selectmen can withhold money from the police department, he said, but they can’t tell the department how to spend it. The police and the town have gone back and forth about how to interpret who has control over certain aspects of the department and its budget before. The latest struggle, back in 1991, resulted in a memorandum of understanding between the town and the commission that is at best opaque. “This isn’t a definitive relationship,” Sires said. The commission is taking the face-to-face meeting seriously though. The three commissioners are making sure they are prepared for their first meeting, with a special commission meeting next Tuesday so they will be prepared to talk about their

budget that afternoon. “I don’t want to wait another month to look at numbers,” commission chair Theresa Kennett said. “I want to have a more recent view.” “It should be a fun time,” commissioner Rodney King said. Wagner said he intends to stay out of the discussion, although he will be there to answer any questions. “It’s really between them,” he said. The selectmen shouldn’t be trying to run the day to day operations of the police, selectman Mike DiGregorio said, “it’s not really our function.” But the selectmen do have more tools at their disposal to make sure they don’t overspend. “We’ve got an entire staff that keeps an eye on things,” DiGregorio said. Maybe the police could use that expertise in the future. But there are no clear lines, according to Sires, that outline how selectmen should fulfill their role controlling the department’s purse strings. “Nothing is straightforward and consistent in the way we do business,” Sires said.

Tin Mountain holds annual meeting, field day Saturday ALBANY — Tin Mountain Conservation Center holds its 13th annual meeting and field day on Saturday, May 21, at the Tin Mountain Nature Learning Center on Bald Hill Road in Albany. The morning offers some nature field trips led by Tin Mountain naturalists. Participants choose the hike of their choice in the early morning. Trips include Birding at Brownfield Bog from 7 to 10:30 a.m.; Exploring Brook Trout Habitat from 9 to 11 a.m.; and Touring Historic Bald Hill, also from 9 to 11 a.m. You can also take a leisurely self-guided stroll on the well-marked trails of the Rockwell Sanctuary. At 11:30 a.m. in the Great Room, director Michael Cline and trustee chair David Sturdevant will preside over the annual meeting and report on how Tin Mountain fared in the last fiscal year, as well as preview goals for environmental education in the community, schools and summer camp. Outstanding volunteers and business partners in environmental education will be presented awards, and members will have an opportunity to vote for acceptance of new board members. A luncheon barbecue follows. At 1 p.m., the keynote speaker, Henry Homeyer, a freelance writer, garden designer and consultant, will speak on “Landscaping for Wildlife using Native Plants.” Homeyer is author of “Notes from the Garden,,” “The New Hampshire Gardener’s Companion” and “The Vermont Gardener’s Companion” and is a regular commentator on Vermont Public Radio. Cost for the Tin Mountain annual meeting and field day is $10 per person and $20 per family and includes lunch, walks and keynote presentation. There will be a limited amount of compost and “native” perennial and shrubs available for sale, as well as a sampling of White Birch Books gardening books. Reservations are requested by calling Tin Mountain at (603) 447-6991. Tin Mountain Conservation Center is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit environmental education organization serving the greater Mount Washington Valley for over 30 years. To learn more visit

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Kennett computer science teacher Dan Mac Leon mans the survey center in the cafeteria during the healthy food choices event at the school Wednesday. Students completed the survey on laptops to determine the favorite items. (JAMIE GEMMITI PHOTO)

CONWAY — Students at Kennett High School got a taste of some healthy breakfast and lunch alternatives Wednesday, and they liked them. The Kennett High student council held a healthy foods tasting during lunch hours, allowing fellow Eagles the opportunity to sample a number of different offerings from current school vendors Sysco, U.S. Foodservice and PFG Northcenter and then rate the items. Some of the most popular will appear on future breakfast and lunch menus in the school cafeteria as early as next month. "It turned out quite well," junior Thomas Gregston, treasurer for the student council, said. "We'd been working on this for a number

Kennett junior Thomas Gregston poses for a photo in front of the buffet of healthy choices at the school Wednesday. Gregston was instrumental in organizing the event. (JAMIE GEMMITI PHOTO)

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Floyd Corson, left, and Frank Glazer, center, will perform the second in a pair of special concerts on June 16. Dr. Paul McGovern, right, will lead the Bach Festival Chorus in August. The four-day Bach Festival takes place Aug. 21 and Aug. 26-28.

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Group that brings you the annual Bach Festival will also present special concerts in May and June White Mountain Musical Arts, the area non-profit organization known best for presenting the annual Bach Festival each August, is launching an annual appeal campaign for support of the 2011 schedule beginning with two individual concerts scheduled for May and June and continuing in August with the annual Bach Festival. The fifth annual Memorial Weekend Concert — A Tribute to Military Personnel is the first of the pair of special concerts to be presented this spring, honoring area veterans and military personnel. Performing once again will be the Seacoast Wind Ensemble based in the Portsmouth area, playing in the style of a Sousa Band. The concert is scheduled for Memorial weekend, Sunday evening, May 29, at 7:30 p.m. at the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center at Fryeburg Academy, Fryeburg. The second in the pair of special concerts will feature Frank Glazer, renowned “Elder Statesman of the Keyboard," on Thursday, June 16, at 7 p.m. at First Church of Christ, Congregational, North Conway. The concert will reward listeners with four-hand piano presentations by

Glazer and Floyd W. Corson, wellknown area keyboard pianist and harpsichordist as well as organist at First Church of Christ, Congregational where the concert will be held. Plans are under way for this season’s 23rd annual Bach Festival, which takes place in August on two consecutive weekends. Dr. Robert Lehmann is back for his third season as the White Mountain Musical Arts music director, festival conductor and soloist. Lehmann is director of string studies, associate professor of music and artist faculty in violin and viola at the University of Southern Maine School of Music. He has been a frequent guest conductor of the Portland Symphony Orchestra as well as other professional orchestras around the world, and is in great demand as a violinist, teacher, adjudicator and conductor. This 2011 Bach Festival, taking place Aug. 21 and Aug. 26-28, will include some new faces as well. Dr. Paul McGovern will be preparing the Bach Festival Chorus for performance on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 27 and 28. McGovern received see next page

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his bachelor’s degree from Queens College/CUNY and his masters and doctoral degrees in choral conducting from Indiana University and has over 20 years teaching experience, both in K-12 schools and at the college level. The music for the Bach Festival Chorus has been chosen, and an introductory meeting of interested singers is planned for early July, with rehearsals in August leading up to the festival performances on Aug. 27 and 28. Participation in the festival chorus is open to area singers — both amateur and professional — who are committed to striving for quality musical presentation and who have an interest in performing the music of J. S. Bach and friends in a professional concert setting. An announcement will be made in June giving the date and time of the introductory rehearsal to meet Dr. McGovern and become acquainted with the selected music for this year’s Bach Festival. Details may be found at Click on “Bach Festival Chorus”. The Bach Festival will continue to feature a “Prelude Performance” on Sunday, Aug. 21, featuring Ray Cornils, municipal organist for the city of Portland, Maine. Three major concert performances are scheduled for the Bach Festival on Friday and Saturday evening at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday at 4 p.m., all at the new state-ofthe-art cultural center, The Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, located on the campus of Fryeburg Academy in Fryeburg. Each of the concerts will feature a concert preview one-half hour before the concert begins. Both works for soloists and small ensembles as well as larger works for full chamber orchestra and chorus are scheduled for performance at this year's festival. Full details of the programs are available on the Bach Festival website at www. "White Mountain

Musical Art’s purpose in presenting live musical performances throughout the year is to awaken audiences to the vitality of the baroque, classical and contemporary music through historically informed performances of both familiar and unknown works," states a press release. "The organization hopes, through

“An undertaking like the Bach Festival requires a substantial budget, and all fans of serious music are urged to consider adding support to this gigantic endeavor.” live performances and educational programs, to foster an awareness and appreciation of this music creating a cultural experience both for the immedi-

ate Mount Washington Valley community and for the greater population of New Hampshire’s North Country." Requests for individual support are pres-

ently being sent to the current list of White Mountain Musical Arts supporters and donors. “An undertaking like the Bach Festival requires a substantial budget, and all fans of serious music are urged to consider adding support to this gigantic endeavor,” said Jim Umberger, president of the board of directors. Anyone

— individually or through business sponsorship — who is interested in learning more about the White Mountain Musical Arts and the Bach Festival and levels of support available may check the website at w w w. M W V E v e n t s . com or call Cindy Russell, the organization’s executive director, at (603) 447-8914.

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Tough to Talk About There are a lot of personal health concerns that you may be reluctant to share because you’re embarrassed or even ashamed. Nobody likes to sit on a table wearing an exam gown and admit they’re passing so much gas lately their dog has moved out. You may blush, but do tell. Blushing is a small price to pay. Unfortunately, some of the things we often hide from our health care team can be a lot more serious and have consequences well beyond a little embarrassment. Here are three of these critical issues and a few ways to deal with them. Sexuality If you’re afraid tell the person who is in charge of your health- Suze Hargraves care that you’re gay, lesbian or bisexual then you may not understand your rights. You’re not going to be “outed” to the world. People who work in medical offices including front office staff sign confidentiality agreements. They’re also bound by law to respect and protect your privacy. If your provider is treating you without knowledge of your sexual orientation you could be missing out on information on health issues that are of specific importance to gay, lesbian and bisexual patients. Homophobia has no place in health care. If you feel threatened or are made to feel uncomfortable by sharing your sexuality with your health care provider you need to request to be seen by someone else or find care elsewhere. No one has the right to judge you or provide a lower quality of healthcare in any way because of your sexuality. Drug Use Lying and addiction go hand in hand. Addicts learn to lie to cover up for their behavior. Unfortunately, the lying doesn’t usually come to a screeching halt just because a medical professional is present. Even occasional drug users are pretty good at lying. It’s all part of the drug use dynamic. Unfortunately, lying about drug use and/or addiction could cost you your life. Without a complete picture, your provider could prescribe a medication that might have lethal consequences when combined with a recreational drug. A symptom that appears as one thing might in fact be something entirely different. In New Hampshire, a provider does not have a legal obligation to report drug abuse to the authorities. If you want to clarify that with your provider simply ask, “What is your policy for dealing with someone who uses drugs illegally?” No matter what your reason, if you don’t feel you can establish an honest relationship with that particular health care provider you may want to consider asking for another provider or seeking care elsewhere. Abuse Physical, emotional and sexual abuses are difficult things for a victim to admit. Abusers use fear and humiliation to keep victims quiet. Victims of abuse often don’t seek medical attention for any reason because they fear that their situation will be discovered resulting in an escalation of abuse as retaliation from the abuser. If you are being abused know that help is always available. see HARGRAVES page 18

Russell named employee of the year at Memorial Hospital

CONWAY — Colleen Russell, who has worked in information services for the past five years, took the top honor as “Employee of the Year” at Memorial Hospital’s annual employee and medical staff awards banquet recently at the Red Jacket Mountain View Resort in North Conway. According to Scott McKinnon, the hospital’s CEO, Colleen exemplifies the characteristics that set Memorial Hospital employees apart from the rest. “ Colleen has a calm demeanor and a can-do attitude that is reflective of what we are trying to achieve here at Memorial Hospital,” McKinnon said, adding, “She is a wonderful example of what all our employees are striving to provide to the community in terms of patient care and service.” In addition to the employee of the year honor, awards were given to employees demonstrating “spirit” and to those with five to 30 years of service in five-year increments. Memorial Hospital employees receiving awards included: Spirit of service: Colleen Simpkins, nutrition services. Spirit of quality: Karen Alfano, Merriman House. see AWARDS page 18

Colleen Russell accepts her award as employee of the year at Memorial Hospital.

Diet Detective

Charles Stuart Platkin

How Do Animals Eat, Part 1

I thought it would be interesting to find out more about the way animals eat, so I reached out to Bruce Rengers, Ph.D., R.D., a professor at Metropolitan State College of Denver and a former zoo employee, and Jennifer Watts, a nutritionist at the Brookfield Zoo in Chicago. Here’s what I learned: What are common weightgain issues that animals share with humans? Bruce Rengers: Some but certainly not all animals, when they are sedentary and have easy access to food, such as in a zoo, definitely do become obese. The best example I have seen is orangutans. In the wild they are arboreal animals that move over large distances. It is hard to replicate that lifestyle in a zoo, so orangutans become obese and sometimes develop Type II

diabetes. I did not observe this with gorillas, however, even though the zoo gorillas lived in exactly the same type of environment and had the same food. There were other animals that were obese or overweight in the zoo, and we spent time making special diets to help them lose weight. There is a concern in zoos about what animals eat. People always want to feed zoo animals or pets the kinds of “seductive” foods we eat as humans. Feeding animals highly refined, sugary, fatty human foods (or natural foods that are high in fat) can cause them to start rejecting their normal foods. There is, for example, concern about giving birds nuts and seeds that are very high in fat because they will then start rejecting their normal seeds and other foods that are not so high in fat.

How often do animals eat? I’m sure all animals are different, but is there an overall theme or pattern? Jennifer Watts: Most animals are fed twice a day. Animals with faster metabolisms (passerine birds, for example) must have food throughout the day, while animals with slower metabolisms (snakes, alligators, etc.) eat only once or twice per week, or even every other week. Ruminants (camels, giraffes, bison, cattle, etc.) cannot be offered one grain meal per day; it must be spread out to two or three meals to avoid rumen acidosis. They must also have access to hay or grass most of the day to maintain rumen health. For most carnivores we institute a “fasting day” or “bone day” when they don’t get their normal amount of food. see PLATKIN page 20

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CONWAY — The American Cancer Society needs your help now. Plans are under way for the 19th annual fund-raiser Making Strides Against Breast Cancer North Conway, to be held at Staples Parking Lot/Settler’s Green on Sunday, Oct, 16, to support cutting-edge cancer research, help provide free transportation to hospitals, offer support and services to breast cancer survivors, publish lifesaving literature, and develop a new generation of weapons to fight cancer. Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, the American Cancer Society’s premier event to fight breast cancer, is a noncompetitive 3.5 mile walk that raises awareness and funds to provide hope for all people facing the disease. It is a national grassroots movement to fight breast cancer that seeks to make life better for breast cancer survivors, patients, and their families. The planning committee for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer would like to fill current openings for Strides 2011. Volunteers are needed to organize and recruit teams; seek community support; coordinate logistics, find refreshments and AWARDS from page 16

Spirit of achievement: Anne Marie Carbonaro, case management. Team spirit: The health information services department People’s choice award: David C. Riss, MD Clinical excellence award: Heidi Root, MD Community excellence award: M. Angus Badger, MD 30 years: Eileen Keohane, Nancy Massucco, Dorothy Moore, Rachel Reynolds. 25 years: Dr. Alan Goldenhar, Dr. Frank Read. 20 years: Jayne Geddes, Mary Hatch, Barbara Rosman, Cheryl Smith. 15 years: Karen Babb, Ann Bento, Pamela Bormann, Cynthia Ela, Joanne Gandolfo, Eleanor Kahn, Dr. Michael Kahn, Alen Lepir, Christine Sears, Gabriele Wallace. 10 years: Lynn Abecasis, Nancy Barber, Lee Coffield, Dorothy Coman, Lisa Crowther, Mary Jane Elwell, Dr. HARGRAVES from page 16

If you’re being seen for a cold, having a mammogram or even if your child is seeing a provider for a checkup, don’t be afraid to use that opportunity to reach out to that provider for help. They have access to the resources you need. In our area, Starting Point is always there to help at 800-336-3795. Communication is key to a successful relationship between you and your healthcare team. You have to

prizes, plan entertainment, and lend their support in any way. Everyone is welcome. Benefits of joining the planning committee include a chance to make a difference; meet new people in your community; gain inside knowledge of what’s happening at the event; and know that you are helping to find the cure. A committee social hour for those interested in finding out more will be held on Monday, May 23, upstairs at The Met, North Conway Village at 6 p.m.; refreshments will be served. To find out more about the planning committee, to sign up to participate or learn how you can volunteer in other ways, contact Kathy Metz at (603) 3563719 or or visit www.cancer. org/stridesonline. The American Cancer Society is dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by saving lives, diminishing suffering and preventing cancer through research, education, advocacy and service. For more information on cancer call the American Cancer Society at 1-800-ACS-2345, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, or visit

Ross Emery, Eleanor Gaudet, Stephen Harper, Joanne Lafontaine, Joseph LaRue, Christine Merrill, Wayne O’Donal, Kathleen Simmons, Lucy St. Onge, Dr. Allan Stam, Christine Stevens, Marilyn Stump, Dorothy Vieira, Bonnie Waters. 5 years: Jennifer Bartlett, Jeanne Basile, Bradley Boehringer, Sharon Bradley, Mary Jo Britton, Marla Casella, Tami Celso, Susanne Chenoweth, Devin Copsey, Sherry Cormier, Douglas Darrah, Dr. Morice Dennery, Cherri DiSilva, Laurie Flaherty, Holly Gaudette-Fitch, Vicki Genimatas, Kenneth Gillis, Kevin Gray, Jacqueline Helen-Glennie, Kimberly Ingersoll, Aurora Moldes, Paul Moniz, Melisa Morneau, Deborah Murphy, Dr. Richard Noonan, Andrea Petit, Solomon Rosman, Colleen Russell, Diane Simard, Maria Tavares, Joyce Toothaker, Heather Towlle, Patricia Wallstrom, Theresa Whiting, Jacquelyn Willey, Sharlene Willey, and Catherine Wright College degrees: Leah Hammer, MSN, and Jeff Garcia. discuss all those little embarrassing concerns and not be afraid to confront the bigger issues. You’ve got to speak up, get heard and reach out to get help when it’s needed. Your voice is the most important healthcare tool you have. Use it. Suze Hargraves is a staff member of White Mountain Community Health Center and a freelance writer. Visit for more information or find the health center on Facebook.


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Eye on Vision Health

Dr. Gary Cole and Dr. Laurel Pulsifer

Managing cataracts: Clouding the internal lens A cataract is the clouding of the normally transparent lens of the eye. Cataracts can be a natural part of the aging process in the eye, but can also be caused by injury, some adult-onset diseases or genetics. To understand cataracts one must first look at the lens of the eye, where cataracts form. The lens is normally clear and permits the eye to change focus from distance to near in young people. As we age, the lens loses its ability to change focus, causing the need for reading glasses or bifocals. The lens is made of water and proteins arranged in a very specific manner to allow for transparency. A cataract forms when these proteins no longer line up but begin to clump together. This protein clumping occurs as we age for the majority of people with cataracts, but studies have shown that diabetes, smoking, poor diet, certain medical conditions and overexposure to ultraviolet light can exacerbate protein clumping. There are three primary types of cataracts: Nuclear cataract. This cataract forms in the center of the lens and is due to natural aging changes. Subcapsular cataract. This type begins at the back of the lens. It is found most often in diabetics, and patients with extreme farsightedness or retinitis pigmentosa. Subcapsular cataracts can also be caused by high levels of steroid use. Cortical cataract. This type forms in the lens cortex and gradually extends its spokes from the outside of the lens to the center. This type is seen often in diabetics. Cataracts may also appear in association with an eye injury or trauma, or the as aftereffect of radiation exposure. In rare cases, children can be born with a cataract, which is called a congenital cataract. Cataract Symptoms Cataracts can develop slowly over time, so symptoms are often very subtle. Cataract symptoms can include: • Cloudy or blurry vision. • Colors seem faded, yellowed or brownish. • Glare from headlights or sunlight. • A halo may appear around lights. • Poor night vision and difficulty driving at night. • Double vision or multiple images in one eye. (This symptom may clear as the cataract advances.) • More frequent prescription changes in your eyeglasses or contact lenses. • An improvement in near vision is possible. Note: These symptoms also can be a sign of other eye problems. If you have any of these symptoms, check with your eye care professional. Preventative Measures Medical researchers are have been studying the causes of cataracts for many years to learn more

about how they form. Four ways to reduce the risk of cataract development include: • Limit UV exposure. Wear sunglasses and hats to shield eyes from exposure to the sun. • Eat a diet high in antioxidants. Fruits and vegetables that are rich in greens, oranges and reds have high antioxidant levels, which some studies show are important to eye health. • Limit exposure to radiation. Though some exposure is inevitable from X-rays, cancer treatments or high altitude activities like mountain climbing or piloting aircraft, protecting the eyes when experiencing potential exposure may limit their effect. • Live a healthy lifestyle. Some studies show correlation between cataracts and obesity, smoking, high blood pressure, use of corticosteroids, and excessive alcohol consumption. Diet, exercise and monitoring conditions such as diabetes and blood pressure can help protect you eyes. Treatment In its early stages, the symptoms of a cataract can be improved by a stronger prescription, bifocals, brighter reading light and magnification. Once the cataract begins to seriously affect vision, cataract surgery should be considered. Cataract surgery is a very common and successful procedure. It is the most frequently performed surgery in the United States, with as many as 3 million Americans having the procedure done each year. While there are many new options for lens replacement, including multifocal lenses, most surgeons are very conservative in their use of these new lenses, preferring to limit surgical procedures to a single, “tried and true” implant. Most cataract surgeries are performed as outpatient procedures and recovery times are generally short. Many conditions can cause a decline in vision, but fortunately cataract patients can benefit from treatments with remarkably high success rates to restore vision. As with any symptomatic eye condition like cataracts, it is important to have regular eye examinations to monitor any developments and ensure eye health. Dr. Gary Cole and Dr. Laurel Pulsifer practice eye care at Conway Eye Care. Founded in 1925, Conway Eye Care and its sister office Coos Eye Care in Berlin, are full service vision care centers, offering complete eye exams for patients of all ages; OCT scanning diagnostics; and eye surgery and treatment for eye diseases. Since 1982, they have been affiliated with Maine Eye Center in Portland, Me., one of the largest specialty ophthalmology facilities in New England. The offices accept new patients and participate in most major health insurance plans. For more information, call Conway Eye Care at (603) 356-3000 or Coos Eye Care at (603) 752-3510.

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Bridgton Hospital clinic offers diabetes education program BRIDGTON — The Bridgton Hospital Diabetes Clinic will sponsor its four-part diabetes education program on June 13, June 14, June 20 and June 21, from 6:308:30PM. The sessions will be held in the Bridgton Hospital specialty clinic lobby. Bridgton Hospital has received the American Diabetes Association Education Recognition Certificate for a quality diabetes self-management education program. The series requires physician referral and early registration is suggested due to its popularity (class size is limited to assure personal attention). Topics covered include: the importance of exercise and physical activity, healthy meal plans and diabetes, hypoglycemia signs and symptoms, medications to control diabetes, complications and diabetes, diabetes and eye care, and diabetes and proper foot care. Medicaid and most insurance plans cover the course registration fee. In addition to Elaine Drew, RN/CDE, a registered nurse who is also a certified diabetes nurse educator (CDE), lecturers will include Bridgton Hospital professionals Denyell Gerchman, pharmacist, Linda Russell, MA, RD/LD, CDE, registered dietician, and Karen Bogdan, OT, occupational therapist. Dr. N. Scott Ferguson, optometrist, will discuss diabetes and eye care. These classes are designed to give general information about diabetes and help the patient manage their diabetes. The course also introduces patients to a diabetes support system. A dietary consultation is required, and should be done before the classes begin. Please contact Linda Russell, RD/LD,CDE at 6476062 to schedule an appointment. Participants are encouraged to bring a relative or a friend with them. For more information about the program or to register call 207-647-6064, Elaine Drew, RN/ CDE, or Susan Cooper RN.

PLATKIN from page 16

This strategy replicates the way the animals would eat naturally. Most zoos, however, cannot duplicate true natural feeding i.e., feeding a lion 30 pounds of meat then letting it fast for five to six days because this would not provide consistent behavior from the animal for training and evacuating. We need most animals to evacuate reliably so that keepers can clean the exhibit, remove the animal from the exhibit to do a physical/visual check and examine the exhibit. Any animal that needs to move from its exhibit area to a behindthe-scenes holding area usually has the “good stuff” saved for its evening meal, because if the animal knows that it’s going to get something good afterwards, it will be more compliant about moving inside. How much do animals eat? Jennifer Watts: For larger animals, it ranges between 2 and 5 percent of body weight but can increase to upwards of 25 percent in smaller animals with fast metabolisms. For example, poison dart frogs need to have fruit flies and -inch crickets available at most times, while larger frogs and toads get full-size crickets every other day. Our Andean condors get a rat or rabbit three times a week. Humboldt penguins, which weigh 7 to 8 pounds, get fed about ¾ to 1 pound of fish daily (supplemented with vitamin E and thiamin). Dwarf mongooses get 6 grams of dry dog food, 6 grams of wet cat food and about 3 grams of mealworms and/or crickets daily. They also get a mouse, fish, or rib bone once a week. The lions and tigers (which weigh anywhere from 350 to 550 pounds) get fed about 4 to 8 pounds of commercial supplemented meat product six days a week; marine mammals weighing 300 to 450 pounds are offered between 10 and 15 pounds of fish daily; and the grizzly bears (700 to 900 pounds) are offered between 7 and 40 pounds of food, depending on the time of year. Animals with hoofs eat the majority of their diet as hay, but again, size is a huge factor.

Small duikers (African forest deer) weigh about 4 pounds compared with bison or giraffes that are both around 1,400 pounds. Do animals eat for no reason? Out of boredom? Jennifer Watts: In the wild, no, but boredom is rarely an issue in the wild. Besides all of the nondiet reasons animals move and forage, food items come into season at different times and can be difficult to procure and/or open. In captivity, the presentation of the diet makes it easy to eat, and foraging time is greatly reduced. To introduce variety, we try to offer diet items that are not peeled or husked so that the animals need to work for the food, and the animals seem to enjoy it. Watching gorillas and orangutans cracking coconuts is very entertaining because they do it with such fervor and determination! Many animals will eat what is placed in front of them to the point of obesity because they have evolved to eat opportunistically whenever food presents itself. Some non-mammalian species, such as carnivorous birds and herbivorous reptiles, seem to have much more ability to self-regulate caloric intake, but it also depends on the species and the individual. There are small felids (various types of carnivorous cats) at our zoo that will turn their noses up at food at a certain point while a certain large tortoise species will just eat and eat and eat. In my position, it’s difficult to say whether an animal would continue to eat if given unlimited food; I don’t let that happen! Boredom usually manifests itself in undesirable behaviors or social stress, so we use diet items spread out over the day to alleviate that stress, but the items offered are always within the animal’s daily caloric allotment. Charles Stuart Platkin, Ph.D., M.P.H. is a nutrition and public health advocate and founder of Copyright 2011 by Charles Stuart Platkin. All rights reserved. Sign up for the free Diet Detective newsletter at

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Jackson Town Column Suzannah Stokes

Mountain Top Music Center home concert on Saturday Susan Ferre is known to surprise her audience with truly unique music programs, and this concert at a private home Jackson will be no exception. Using the story-telling power of music she will combine original narrative and organ music to tell the story of the mythical “Walled City of Gold,” taking the listener on an epic journey of human experience. The Susan Ferre home concert will be held Saturday, May 21, at 7:30 p.m. in Jackson. Mountain Top Music Center encourages Valley residents and visitors to come and enjoy Ferre’s program in one of the area’s most unique homes. Mountain Top Home Concerts provide an up-close opportunity to hear great music, and meet the performers in a friendly and comfortable environment. After the performance scrumptious refreshments are provided. Directions to the concert will be provided upon purchase of tickets. Tickets are $35 each. Secure online ticket ordering is available by going to www.mountaintopmusic. org or you may call Mountain Top Music Center at (603) 447-4737. All proceeds will support the on-going work of Mountain Top Music Center. Growing prize winning pumpkins program at library Want to know the secret behind Steve and Sally Swenson's behemoth pumpkins? Join them at the Jackson Public Library on May 19 at 7 p.m. along with Mountain Ear writer Ann Bennett's Thoughts While Weeding column for over 30 years. Learn how to make the most of our short moun-

tain summer growing season, along with tips on raising Fryeburg Fair winning pumpkins. Grand opening of Jackson Public Library May 28 The Trustees of the Jackson Public Library cordially invite you to attend their grand opening of the new Jackson Public Library from 3 to 4:30 p.m. This festive event will include guest speakers Michael York, New Hampshire State Librarian, and Curtis Milton, expert on historic barn preservation, who reassembled the Trickey Barn frame for the new library building. The New Hampshire Preservation Alliance will present a special award to the Jackson Library for their preservation of this 19th century frame. Students from the Jackson Grammar School will be leading the speakers and presentations with a song. Refreshments will also be served. Join Leslie Schomaker’s Seek the Peak team Leslie is organizing a group of hikers to participate in Seek the Peek and climb Mount Washington on July 22 in support of the Mount Washington Observatory. This is the Observatory’s major fundraiser, raising a full 10% of its annual budget. If you can't hike, a contribution to any of the hikers would be most appreciated. For more information, contact Leslie Schomaker,, 3839922, or call Karen Hemeon at the Observatory 356-0307, ex 230, khemeon@ There is also a website at

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Celebrate with Mountain Aire Strings It’s official — spring is here. What better way to celebrate than with a live musical concert that’s free and open to the public? With sumptuous refreshments, too! The Friends of the Conway Public Library present a spring concert performed by the Mountain Aire String Quartet in the Ham Community Room of the library on Tuesday, May 24, at 7 p.m. Summer is coming with live music all over the Valley. The Friends of the Library are pleased to offer one of the first of the season. Final week for story time Nine weeks of “Buds and Bunnies: Fun with Spring” winds up this coming week on Thursday, May 26. But summer story time for age 3 and under is right around the corner. Ten sessions are offered beginning on Wednesday, June 15 and running through Wednesday, Aug. 17. The fun begins at 10:30 a.m. in the Ham Community Room with Olga. Guests, visitors and older siblings are always welcome. Join the library’s summer reading fun for little ones who are not reading by themselves yet. Each child wins stickers and a free book every time you visit the library from June 16 through Aug. 17. Please note: parking is allowed at the end of the Library Lawn on Pleasant

Street – come a little early and play outside. A gather of storytellers Like a Rafter of Turkeys or a Scurry of Squirrels storytellers love to congregate. Heard any good stories lately? Come share them at the monthly meeting of the Mountain Storytellers Guild on Monday, May 23, at 6:30 p.m. Then it’s time to get down to the real business of telling stories. Whether it’s a work in progress or smooth as silk, it’s all good at the Mountain Storytellers Guild meeting. Please bring a potluck dessert/snack to share. The library provides beverages. This is an open group that meets at the Conway Public Library on the fourth Monday of each month except June, July and August. During those months the group is more likely to share ideas and plans for future events and venues – briefly. Coming up Thursday, May 19, at 3:30 — Movie Day for young adults grade six and older with “Airplane.” Free popcorn. Bring a friend. Monday, May 23, at 4 p.m. — Meeting of the Trustees of the Conway Public Library. Public welcome. see LIBRARY page 22

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– CORRECTION ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– The contact information for the May 21 was incorrect in the colum. pickleball game to be be held at the The contact information is Alan Fryeburg Community Recreation Emery at or Fields in Fryeburg, Maine Saturday, (603) 986-9063.

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Ruth Eastman, 88, of Brownfield passed away January 24th, 2011. A graveside service will be held at 12:00 noon on Saturday, May 21st at Kearsarge Cemetery, North Conway. Family and friends are welcome to the home on Shepherds River Road in Brownfield after the service. Arrangements are by Furber and White Funeral Home, North Conway.

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Having a chance to return to my hometown of Newmarket this past weekend was an experience wrought with emotions. The foremost being sadness at the loss of someone so young. The second being excitement at seeing friends that I have not seen in 28 years. It was amazing to remember someone when they were 18 and then seeing them again at 45. The kid you remember now has gray hair, but they are just the same as they were over 20 years ago. It is truly amazing to think how fast time has gone by. It definitely makes you stop and think about all the things you have yet to accomplish. Keeping in touch with people from my past is definitely top on the list of things that I want to do. I hope everyone has a great week and makes a call or writes a letter to someone special in their life that they have not spoken to in a while. Life is short, enjoy it while you can. If you missed kindergarten registration, it is not too late. Contact the school at 374-2331 if you have a child who will turn 5 on or before Sept. 30, 2011 and you live in the Bartlett School District. Did you know that each year the Masonic Lodge in North Conway hosts more than a dozen fund-raising breakfasts for local non-profit organizations and charitable causes? All of the money raised at these breakfasts goes directly to the beneficiary and more than $30,000 has been raised to date. One breakfast each year is set aside to raise money for the program itself, to cover their costs. That breakfast will take place on Sunday, May 22, from 8 to 11 am. In addition to the amazing buffet provided, there will be a raffle of items donated by local businesses. The Masonic Lodge is located above the movie theater in North Conway Village. For more information or to donate an item for the raffle, call Deb Fitzpatrick at 356-2122. Support a LIBRARY from page 21

Monday, May 23, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. — Mountain Storytellers Guild monthly meeting for local storytellers. Share material — old or new. Potluck dessert. Tellers and listeners welcome. Tuesday, May 24, at 7 p.m. — Mountain Aire String Quartet celebrates spring with a live concert. Sump-

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program that supports so many worthy causes. The music department invites you to their annual spring concert on May 26. Students in grade kindergarten to fourth will perform at 1:45 p.m. Come and see class performances, the fourth grade band and the strings club. The fifth to eighth grade bands and chorus will perform that evening at 6 p.m. Rumor has it that the Blues Brothers will be joining us this year, so be sure to check it out. To celebrate the introduction of Andes Bait and Tackle, Andes Mountain Sports will hold a “Kid’s Fishing Day” from 8:30 until 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 21, at Thorne Pond in Bartlett. This event is designed to introduce kids to the fun of fishing and also cover several different methods of fishing for various species. Joe Voci, principal of Josiah Bartlett Elementary School, and a well-known local fly fisherman, will be on hand with several fly rods to teach the basics of fly casting and fishing. Also present will be Kennett High School Junior Travis Rockett, a four-time New Hampshire Jr. Bassmaster State Champion. He will be discussing and demonstrating bass fishing methods, equipment and techniques. At 11 a.m. a raffle prize drawing will be held to conclude the organized portion of the event. Attendees are welcome to continue fishing. An Open House will be held at Andes Bait and Tackle, located within Andes Mountain Sports, starting at 11:30 a.m. and running until 12:30 p.m. The shop is located on Route 302, a mile east of Thorne Pond and Attitash Bear Peak, and just west of the junction of West Side Road and Route 302. Refreshments will be served. Thanks go to Attitash Bear Peak for hosting this event at Thorne Pond. Any questions contact: Jim Rockett, Andes Mountain Sports 374-6864 or 860-5324 or tuous refreshments. Free and open to the public thanks to Friends of the Conway Public Library. Wednesday, May 25, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. — PWR (People Who Read) a reading group for older teens and adults discusses Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl. Refreshments served. For more information call 447-5552 or visit www.

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John Joseph Dolan, 62, a 25-year head injury survivor, passed away at the Hyannis Pavillion on Saturday evening, May 14, 2011 where he had been receiving supportive care for the past two and a half years after a long battle with overwhelming illness. Born and raised in Chelsea, Mass. He was the son of the late John P. and Lillian (Carroll) Dolan. John attended St. Rose parochial School and was a 1968 graduate of Dom Savio High School in East Boston. He attended University of Massachusetts in Boston and settled for a time in Swampscott, Mass. and Natick, Mass. During the late 1970s he briefly owned/operated a Brigham’s Ice Cream Shop in Natick and he also worked as a commercial film developer. He

Leita J. (Monroe) Lucas, 77, of Old Farms Road in West Simsbury, Conn., beloved wife of Barrett R. Lucas, died Sunday, May 15, 2011 in Simsbury, Conn. She was born July 7, 1933 in East Conway, a daughter of the late Ernest James and Lillian (Smith) Monroe and had lived in Enfield prior to moving to West Simsbury, 47 years ago. Lucas was a real estate Agent for Henry J. Bahre Real Estate in Canton, Conn. for many years

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Leita J. (Monroe) Lucas and was a member of the Simsbury 58 Club. Besides her loving husband of 42 years, she is survived by her stepdaughter and stepsonin-law, Dana L. and Thomas M. Mocko, of Marlborough, Conn. and three stepgrandchildren, Ross, Courtney and Scott. A funeral service will be held Monday, May 23, at 11 a.m. at Wood Funeral Home at 9 Warren Street in Fryeburg, Maine. Burial will be in South

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Chatham Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Health Assistance Foundation, Alzheimer's Disease Research, 22512 Gateway Center Drive, Clarksburg, MD, 200871 or Farmington Valley Visiting Nurses Association, 8 Old Mill Lane, Simsbury, CT, 06070. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.

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Today is Thursday, May 19, the 139th day of 2011. There are 226 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 19, 1967, the Soviet Union ratified a treaty with the United States and Britain banning nuclear and other weapons from outer space as well as celestial bodies such as the moon. (The treaty entered into force in Oct. 1967.) On this date: In 1536, Anne Boleyn, the second wife of England’s King Henry VIII, was beheaded after being convicted of adultery. In 1780, a mysterious darkness enveloped much of New England and part of Canada in the early afternoon. In 1909, the Ballets Russes (Russian Ballets), under the direction of Sergei Diaghilev, debuted in Paris. In 1921, Congress passed, and President Warren G. Harding signed, the Emergency Quota Act, which established national quotas for immigrants. In 1935, T.E. Lawrence, also known as “Lawrence of Arabia,” died in Dorset, England six days after being injured in a motorcycle crash. In 1943, in an address to the U.S. Congress, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill pledged his country’s full support in the fight against Japan. In 1962, during a Democratic fundraiser at New York’s Madison Square Garden, actress Marilyn Monroe sang “Happy Birthday to You” to guest-of-honor President John F. Kennedy. In 1964, the State Department disclosed that 40 hidden microphones had been found in the U.S. embassy in Moscow. In 1971, poet Ogden Nash, known for his humorous light verses, died in Baltimore at age 68. In 1994, former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis died in New York at age 64. One year ago: President Barack Obama condemned Arizona’s crackdown on illegal immigration and pushed instead for a federal fix he said the nation could embrace, showing solidarity with his guest of honor, Mexican President Felipe Calderon, who called Arizona’s law discriminatory. Today’s Birthdays: PBS newscaster Jim Lehrer is 77. TV personality David Hartman is 76. Actor James Fox is 72. Actress Nancy Kwan is 72. Author-director Nora Ephron is 70. Actor Peter Mayhew is 67. Rock singercomposer Pete Townshend (The Who) is 66. Concert pianist David Helfgott is 64. Rock singer-musician Dusty Hill (ZZ Top) is 62. Singer-actress Grace Jones is 59. Rock musician Phil Rudd (AC-DC) is 57. Actor Steven Ford is 55. Rock musician Iain Harvie (Del Amitri) is 49. Actor Jason GrayStanford is 41. Rock singer Jenny Berggren (Ace of Base) is 39. Actor Drew Fuller is 31. Christian rock musician Tim McTague is 28.




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Snow blowers, lawn mowers, ride-ons Free local pickup and delivery Ctr. Ossipee • Animal Rescue League of NH Cats, Kittens, Dogs, Pups and Other Small Critters looking for a second chance.


#1 Animal Care Resort Karla's Pet Rendezvous

AKC Cocker Spaniel puppies, ready now, papers, shots, home raised. Great family pets!, (603)539-5867. AKC Golden Retriever puppies. Vet checked, 1st shots, ready to go 6/25. (207)625-7560, (207)636-0126. ANIMAL Rescue League of NHNorth- Cats, kittens, dogs, and pups looking for a second chance. 603-447-5955


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


Provides in-home pet care in the Conways, Tamworth, Albany, Madison, Eaton, Freedom and Fryeburg, ME. Insured and bonded. Call Auntie Mary at 986-6192 or 447-3556. BARN & Farm Sale. Assorted fencing, gates & water tanks, etc. (603)383-6153. BEAGLE boy- 2 years, good hiking buddy. Will follow you anywhere. Likes people and other dogs. Crate trained as pup but has been outside. Not noisy, but good watchdog. $75 to cover UTD shot card. (207)935-4570.

Cats Only Neuter Clinic First Saturday of each month for low income families. Please call Harvest Hills Animal Shelter, between 10-3 Tues thru Friday 207-935-4358. DO YOU NEED FINANCIAL HELP spaying and altering your dog or cat? 603-224-1361, before 2pm.


Animals ...ONE DOG AT A TIME Obedience training and problem solving. Free consultation. Call Dave Norton, Certified Dog Trainer, (603)986-6803. PUPPY spring sale, 20% off small mixed breeds. See website for more details: (207)539-1520.

Appliances DRYER- electric clothes dryer. Excellent condition. Large capacity. Runs great. $100 (603)539-6172, keep trying.

Auctions AUCTION by Gary Wallace Auctioneers Inc- Saturday May 21st 5pm Route 16 Ossipee, NH, Furniture, Antiques, Estate pieces and more- 450 items offeredviewing opens 3pm Saturday see lic# 2735, Come to our auctions and discover a hidden treasure. call 603-539-5276- we buy or take on consignment complete estates. OUR 20th Annual Memorial Day Weekend Antiques and Estates Auction Saturday May 28th5pm- quality antiques and estate pieces- paintings, carpets silver, period items- see online preview May 27th Friday 10am to 2pm and May 28th 3pm to sale start- Gary Wallace Auctioneers Inc #2735. Route 16 Ossipee,NH. tel 603-539-5276- featuring fresh merchandise from the New England area collected over the last 6 months-don't miss this auction. WE BUY OR AUCTION COMPLETE ESTATES- THE GARY WALLACE AUCTION GALLERY IS LOCATED ON ROUTE 16 IN OSSIPEE, NH. OPEN MondayFriday 9am to 3pm- Selling? Breaking up an Estate? Have a Collection? Give us a call 603-539-5276 see our web site licensed NH 2735 MA 557 ME 1224.

Autos 1931 Chevy (Independence) p/u. Extra motor & transmission. $11,500/obo. (207)935-2184. 1966 Galaxy 500 XL red convertible w/ black interior. $9,000 firm. Call Bill for details after 5pm. (207)6973645.

For all ages and abilities. Go to or call 207-642-3693 for more information.

$2500 FIRM- 1985 Mercedes 300B turbo diesel, 28mpg, new tires state inspected, solid car. (603)730-2260.


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

at Four Your Paws Only on Rte. 16 in N. Conway. New changes for 2011. 11-12 is for smaller, quieter dogs and puppies. 12-1 is for larger more active dogs and puppies. Playgroups are Free and run every Saturday. All dogs must be on a leash & utd on vaccinations. call 603-356-7297 fmi or Visit FREE kittens! Different colors, FMI Call (603)733-6921.

FREE RABIES VACCINE for dogs & cats when you purchase 6 months of front line to protect your pet from fleas or ticks. Call MWV Mobile Vet for appointment (603)447-8311. Offer expires May 31. HARVEST Hills Animal Shelter, 5 miles east of Fryeburg, 1389 Bridgton Rd. Rte.302. 207-935-4358. 30 loving dogs and kittens and cats available. All inoculations, neutered. 10am-6pm, Mon. & Fri., 10am-3pm, Tue., Wed., Sat., Sun., closed Thursdays. HARVEST Hills Thrift Shop. Open daily, closed Thursday, new hours. 10am-3pm.

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

1990 Honda CRX-DX. Extra wheels and exhaust. $900. (207)697-3047. 1997 Dodge Intrepid ES. 155,000 miles. Black, no rust, good on gas. V6, good in snow. $1700 firm. Dave (603)651-7777. 1997 Nissan Maxima GLE sedanauto, great condition leather interior, Bose, remote starter. $2500/obo (603)662-7221. 1998 GMC Jimmy. 4.3 Vortec, 5 speed, 2 door. $1000/obo. (207)256-0636. 1999 Ford Taurus 207214 miles, looks and runs excellent, new tires. $795 (603)939-3618 nights. 1999 Nissan Pathfinder SE 4x4, loaded, exceptionally maintained. Spotless leather interior, premium sound. Power sun/ moonroof, pl, pw, 20mpg avg, 176k miles, needs nothing. Books for $4600, asking $4250. (207)935-4626. RICKER Auto Salvage- Buying complete junk vehicles and light iron over the scale. Buying aluminum, brass, copper, lead radiators. 323-7363.

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Autos HERMANSON!S AUTO WAREHOUSE, LTD Auto Sales & Repair Eastern Spaces Warehouse East Conway Road 04 Chevy Impala, 6cyl, auto, silver .......................................$4,950 04 GMC Sierra, 4x4, 8cyl, auto, 4dr, charcoal .......................$7,500 04 Jeep Gr Cherokee, 4x4, 8cyl, auto, tan ..............................$7,500 03 Dodge Durango, 4x4, 8cyl, auto, grey............................$5,900 03 VW Passat, 6cyl, 5sp, silver..... ............................................$5,450 02 Chevy Trailblazer, 4x4, 6cyl, auto, silver...........................$5,900 02 Dodge Durango, 4x4, 8cyl auto, blue.............................$4,900 02 GMC Envoy, 4x4, 6cyl, auto, maroon ................................$5,900 02 GMC Yukon, 4x4, 8cyl, auto, pewter .................................$5,900 02 Subaru Legacy AWD, 4cyl, 5sp. White ...........................$5,250 02 Subaru Legacy, awd, 4cyl, auto, blue.............................$5,450 01 Chrysler P/T Cruiser, 4cyl, auto, silver...........................$4,750 01 Dodge Durango, 4x4, 8cyl, auto, green ..........................$5,950 01 Dodge Durango, 4x4, 8cyl, auto, white...........................$5,250 00 Chevy Blazer, 4x4, 6cyl, auto, white....................................$4,750 00 Jeep Gr Cherokee, 4x4, 6cyl, auto, blue.............................$6,250 00 Jeep Gr Cherokee, 4x4, 8cyl, auto, gold.............................$6,250 99 Dodge Dakota, 4x4, 8cyl, auto, white....................................$4,500 99 Jeep Gr Cherokee, 4x4, 6cyl, auto, black...........................$5,250 Our vehicles are guaranteed to pass inspection and come with a 20 day plate and 30 day mechanical warranty. In house financing with 50% down payment and a minimum $200/month payment at 0% APR for 12-18 month term. Please call John or Michael at 356-5117.

ALLOY 18 inch wheels and tires from Mitsubishi Outlander. Must go. (603)447-5007. BUYING junk cars and trucks ME & NH. Call for price. Martin Towing. (603)305-4504. I buy cars, trucks, SUV, foreign or domestic. 2000 or newer. No junk. Call (603)387-7766.

$$ NEED CASH $$ We buy junk cars. Top dollar paid. (207)355-1969. TRADE your worn out vehicle towards a dependable used vehicle at Shawn’s Auto. All Makes & Models accepted. Call Shawn at (603)539-3571.

Boats 12’ O’Day Widgeon with trailer, sails & accessories. Very good condition. (603)447-5728.


For Rent

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CENTER Conway 4 bdrm duplex. Very large rooms, nice yard, $1265/mo., 1st & security. No smoking 603-986-6806.

CONWAY- first floor retail or office space (1000sf) near Conway Village on West Main Street. High visibility large, open space, with lots of light and abundant parking. Recently painted. One year lease minimum and security deposit. $550/mo plus utilities. Rich Johnson, Select Real Estate, (603)447-3813.

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

NORTH Conway- rustic 2 bedroom apartment, near center of town. Includes heat, hot water, rubbish removal, snow plowing and ample parking. $795/mo. Nonsmokers only call (603)356-5816, or (781)334-5246.

N.Conway Kearsarge Rd. 1 Bd. Apt. Well Maintained

NORTH Conway: 3 BR condo, 3 baths, woodstove, $1000/mo. + util. 3 BR 2 bath luxury carriage house apartment, garage, $1350/mo includes heat and snowplowing. References and credit. Dan Jones, RE/MAX Presidential (603)356-9444, (603)986-6099.

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

Flea Market Community Flea Market opening May 29th, Fryeburg Fair Grounds. Spaces available. Call (603)447-2679. FLEA Market and Bake Sale Saturday May 21st, 9-2pm, Madison Fire Station, benefit of the Historical Society. YARD Sale/ Flea Market space available $5/day Ted’s Discount, Rt.16 Ossipee. Consignments wanted.

For Rent

• 2 bdr/1ba condo in Conway. Unfurnished, fully applianced, screened porch, no pets/ smoking. $800/mo + utilities. • 1 bdr furnished condo in Kearsarge. Deck, screened porch, water views. $925/mo INCLUDES heat. • 1 bdr, 1 bath apt in GREAT shape. W/D, deck, No Pets/ Smoke. Solid credit/ ref. $800 INCLUDES Heat + A/C. • 1 bdr, 1 bath unit in Jackson. Stunning views, W/D, 1 garage port and MUCH more! Unfur nished. $1,140/mo INCLUDES heat and cable/internet. • 3 bdr/1 ba house in the Vil lage of NC- walk to most everything. Furnished. W/D. $1,200/mo + util.

Please contact Brett at or (603)356-5757 ext 334

2-4 bedroom long term and seasonal. Starting at $750 call 603-383-8000, RENTALS Looking to rent in Wolfeboro, Ossipee, Tamworth, Effingham, Wakefield or Alton? We have the largest selection of houses, studios, 1BR, 2BR, 3BR apartments, Luxury Townhouses, mobile homes, offices and store fronts. We can fit your budget. Short or long term rentals. No pets Please! Duco Property Services (603)539-5577 Mon.-Fri. 9-5

2007 SeaDoo Challenger 18 ft.' 215-hp. ONLY 52 HOURS OF USAGE w/2007 Karavan Trailer $16,500 Call 603-630-9273 BOAT Slip for rent 2011 season, Broad Bay, Ossipee lake. Call for details (603)539-7884. SEA kayaks, top of the line fiberglass. Easy Rider Eskimos, 15ft and 17ft. Many options. Package cost over $7,000. Asking $3,500. Consider firearms in trade. (603)986-6995.

Child Care CONWAY- 2 immediate open ings part/ full time M-F 6:30am–5:30pm 6 mo- 5 yrs. Lots of TLC, playtime, learning, meals & snacks. CPR/ First Aid. Drop in days available, call for availability. Call Tammy (603)447-2664. EFFINGHAM Daycare in business for 20 years has 1 opening, lots of TLC, playtime and learning. Meals and snacks included. Title 20 accepted. Call Elaine FMI (603)539-7574.

ARTIST Brook Condominium, 4 bedroom, 2 bath townhouse 1500 sq.ft, fireplace, no pets, propane gas/ electric heat. $825/mo. (603)423-0313 ext. 3701. BARTLETT 2 bedroom cape, 2 bath, finished basement, large living room and kitchen. Dishwasher, washer and dryer. At the base of Attitash. Available immediately $950/mo. plus utilities. 374-6660 BARTLETT 3 bedroom, Village location, gas heat $900/mo plus utilities Call Anne (603)383-8000 or BARTLETT Village- 3rd floor sunny efficiency apartment for rent. Available June 1st. $490/mo plus utilities and security deposit. (603)387-5724. BARTLETT Village- freshly painted 2 bedroom. No smoking/ pets. W/d onsite. $675/mo. (603)356-3499, (603)986-5919. BARTLETT3 bdrm, 1 bath home, w/d, basement, deck, large yard with mtn views. $1,200/mo plus utilities. Call (603)986-6451.

CENTER Conway motel rooms. Fridge, microwave, cable TV, Wi-Fi, $160/wk. (603)447-3720. CENTER Conway- 2 bed apt, furnished, short term rental. $850/mo including all utilities. No pet/ smoking. (603)447-3720. CENTER Conway- 3 bd, 3 bath, 3000 s.f. home, 2 car garage, very rural setting, big views to Mt. Washington. $1500/mo + utilities, non-smoking, no pets. Call Jim Doucette, (603)986-6555. Bean Group. CENTER Ossipee 2 bedroom apartment $745/mo. 1 bedroom apartment $625/mo. Heat, plowing, water and sewer included. Cats okay, no smoking in building. Security, references. (603)539-5731, (603)866-2353. CHOCORUA 1 Bedroom apartment $700/mo. includes utilities, cable and WiFi. C/O laundry available. No Dogs, no smoking. 603 323-8000. CONWAY – Lrg 1 bdr and sm 2 bdr, util incl. $875/mo. First/ Last/ Sec dep needed. 603-452-5175.

CONWAY 1 BEDROOM First floor, nice unit, electric and hot water included, propane heat. No smoking, references a must. $625/mo (603)367-8408. 2 bedroom $900/month heat included, carport, laundry, dishwasher, Saco Woods (603)986-6447. CONWAY Rt. 16 efficiency cabins. Single room w/ kitchenette and bath. Compact/ convenient. Starting at $425/mo. plus utilities. No Pets, no smoking. Credit/ security deposit required. Call 603-447-3815. GORGEOUS, newly painted, large 2 bedroom apartment in a great Conway Village neighborhood. Propane heat and/ or electric, w/d hookups in separate laundry room, dishwasher, parking for 2 vehicles, open concept living room, kitchen area, built in shelving units in closets, $700/mo, Conway Elementary school district, Landlord occupied building. Security deposit, 1st month, references, and credit check required. Absolutely no pets! Call Richard @ 603-452-8422. CONWAY Village. One and one half bedroom apartment. Private entrance. Private deck. $725/mo includes heating, plowing and off street parking. No pets. References required. Call 603-960-2511. CONWAY, rooms for rent- $125, $150, $175/wk. Cable, fridge, microwave, wifi, private bath. Call Joe, (603)447-5366. CONWAY- 2 bedroom, 1 bath ranch, end of street. $850, no pets, no smokers. Call Jim Doucette. (603)986-6555. Bean Group. NICELY furnished private bedroom and bathroom available in large, fully furnished home in Conway Village. $525/month including utilities, internet, water & plowing. No dogs. Shared living room with fire place, plasma TV and leather furniture, newly remodeled kitchen and nice dining room. Home is 'For Sale'. Call 603-986-6082 for more info. CONWAY- cheery 1 bedroom duplex, with large deck, water and electric included. Close to Rt16 and amenities, ample parking. $550/mo plus propane. Security. Available 6/1/11. (603)539-7131. DENMARK- new walkout apt. 1 bedroom- $800/mo includes heat, power, cable, Internet & plowing. No smoking- sm pet considered. Sec deposit; one month dep; & credit check. 625-8874/ 595-7816.

EATON- Apartment, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath w/ new appliances: washer dryer, etc.- deck overlooks Crystal Lake. Rent$800/mo plus utilities. Available July 1. Looking for long term lease. References, security deposit, no pets, no smoking. Contacts: Property Manager 603-447-2738. HOUSE in Effingham for rent. $1200/mo. 3 bdrm, pets possible. Available 5/15/11. FMI Call 387-7921. EFFINGHAM- 1 bedroom apt. No pets. No smoking. $500/mo electricity included security/ references required, section 8 accepted. (603)986-1607, (603)986-1722 EFFINGHAM- 1 bedroom apt. No pets, no smoking, security/ references required, section 8 accepted. $550/mo. (603)986-1607, (603)986-1722 FRYEBURG 3 bedroom home, hardwood floors, washer dryer hook-up, garage, walking distance to school, nice yard, $1000/month plus utilities (603)662-5669. FRYEBURG immaculate 3 bedroom 2 bath, 3 level, knotty pine apartment. A/C, w/d hookup, huge deck, near schools, $1100/mo no pets, security. (207)935-3241. FRYEBURG, 3 BR home, $1000/mo. plus utilities; many extras, convenient location, no smokers or pets. Avail Jun 1. 617-838-1138. FRYEBURG- 3 bedroom close to town, $750/mo includes heat, plowing and trash. No pets. (207)935-4280. FRYEBURG- Nice 2 bedroom, 2 level, w/d onsite, only $700/mo plus, references, A1 location. 207-935-3241. GLEN apt, heat included, small pet negotiable, no smoking $550/mo + security deposit, references. Available 5/15/11. Call (603)387-2228. GLEN, convenient, riverside country townhouse. Two-four bedrooms. Fireplace, dw, sun deck. Large 2 bedrooms, 2 baths w/ cable, internet, heat, electricity- semi furnished $1200/month OR four bedrooms, 3 full baths $1200/month with cable; plus utilities. Parka Place. 781 724-7741 (avail May 15). HOUSE- 3 bed, 2 bath, Ossipee, minutes to Rt16 and 28. Views, $1275/mo plus. (603)548-9051. INTERVALE Eagle Ridge- 2 to 3 bedroom condo, 2 bath partially furnished, w/d. Views pool, tennis courts. Peaceful setting. $950/mo. plus utilities. No smoking/ pets, (207)925-3737. INTERVALE near PO, 1 bedroom condo apt. partly furnished, no smoke/ pets, references, credit, 1st & security. $600/mo. inclusive plus heat. Available 6/5 (978)768-1114. INTERVALE private rooms: 1-2 beds, TV, fridge, Internet, utilities. Kitchen, phones, computers, laundry. $150-$175/wk (603)383-9779. LOVELL, ME.- Horseshoe Pond. Log home, 1 bedroom, Washer/ Dryer, garage, deck, fully furnished, $850/mo. Includes utilities, plowing. References. No pets/ smoking. Jeanne, 207-925-1500. N. Conway Village- Sunny small 1 bedroom apt. 1st floor, no dogs, no smoking. Ref. & sec. dep. $500 + utilities. (603)383-4911.

with small extra room suitable for office, etc. Plowing, trash, hw, elec., incl. W/D possible. Property on brook in nice setting. From $660. (603)356-3216. N.CONWAY Village: Bright 1 BR corner 2nd floor apt with sunny deck, full bath, eat-in kitchen $615/mo; 1st floor Studio with new custom kitchen $475/mo. Reserved parking. Pet OK. Email or call 603-356-7200x11. Avail June 1. NORTH Conway - 3 bed/1 bath in Birch Hill Area attached garage with room above $1000/mo + utils - no smokers, good credit and references a must. Call Jeana at Re/Max Presidential 520-1793 or NORTH Conway 2 bedroom apt for rent, no animals, $725/mo plus utilities. (603)939-2462. NORTH Conway condo, 2 bed room, 2 bath, end unit, fully furnished, w/d, woodstove/ Monitor, great views, pool and tennis. $875/mo. Lease. 603-986-6081. NORTH Conway furnished 2 bdrm, 2 bath, 1st floor condo. 1 year lease, no pet/ smoking. $800/mo plus utilities. Security deposit & credit check. Good credit required. Rich Johnson Select Real Estate (603)447-3813. NORTH CONWAY STUDIOS$470, washer/dryer available, no pets, non-smoking, yearly lease, references and security deposit. Call Jenn 356-6321 ext 6902 or Sheila (weekends) 356-6321 Ext 6469. NORTH Conway Village 1 bed room, 2nd floor, parking, no pets, $475/mo. plus utilities. (978)502-7628. NORTH Conway Village, small, one room efficiency, no pets, security deposit. Includes heat and hot water. $425/mo. (603)387-8014. NORTH Conway Village- 2 bedroom 2 level end unit apartment in 3 unit home with nice yard. 2 minute walk to everything. New carpet, new paint, recently up-dated kitchen, gas log stove. W/D, trash and plowing included. $800/mo plus. No smoking. Available 6/1/11. Call Josh at Pinkham Real Estate (603)986-4210 or (603)356-5425. NORTH Conway Village- Mechanic St, 4 bedrooms, large yard, walk to school. Available 7/1/11. $1325/mo. Call Luke (603)860-7786. NORTH Conway, 216 Thompson 3 bed, 2 bath, 1200 s.f., electric/ wood heat, no pets. $800/mo. (603)423-0313 ext. 3701. North Conway, 280 Thompson. 3 bed, 2 bath 1400 s.f., electric/ wood heat, no pets $900/mo. (603)423-0313 ext. 3701. NORTH Conway- 2 B/ 2 bath spacious apt on 2 levels w/ private terrace. $850/mo available immediately. Small, friendly pet considered. Call Theresa at 603.986.5286. NORTH Conway- 4 room, w/d, close to center, furnished, woodstove, $700/mo. plus utilities. (781)640-2676. NORTH Conway- Large four bedroom, two full bathroom home. Spacious kitchen, garage and more. Lots of storage. Walking distance to downtown. W/d on site. Large yard. $1400/mo, includes utilities. Contact 603-986-5755.

OSSIPEE- 2 bedroom basement apartment $550/mo no utilities. Security deposit required. Mary (603)569-3330. SACO Woods– available immediately. 2 bedroom condo unit, private screened in deck. W/d. No pets. $900/mo plus utilities. One year lease. One month plus security deposit. References required. Call Mountain & Vale Realty 603-356-3300 x1. SALON- 2 Chair, be your own boss, bright, spacious, spa services. Location established, $500, 383-4455.


Like new 1 bedroom apt. on 1st floor, includes heat, electric, hot water, dishwasher, central vac, snow removal, trash removal, coin-op w/d. Starting at $675/mo (603)476-5487. TAMWORTH large 1 bedroom apt. Open concept, living room, kitchen, on Rt16. includes heat & elec. $600/mo. No smoking, no pets. (603)367-9269. TAMWORTH rental: Comfortable setting in Tamworth NH. Recent construction and appliances. 2 bedrooms, 2 bath, garage with screened in breezeway. Efficient design with gardens. $1250/mo. (603)344-8761. TAMWORTH- Available 6/5/11: 2 bdrm apt, large yard, w/d hookup, attic for storage, one car garage, dishwasher, $750/mos plus utilities. Pets negotiable, lease. 603-229-7121. TAMWORTH: Very nice 2 bedroom ranch. 2 full baths, cathedral ceiling, garage, nice yard on gravel road. $900/mo. Deposit and references required. (603)323-7497, (603)986-5764.

For Rent-Vacation 2 BD sleeps 6 North Conway Village; 2 BD sleeps 6 Condo in Linderhof. Both with in minutes to restaurants, Outlets and Mountains. Fully furnished, w/d. Call now for April & May Promo’s (603)733-7511 or email Rentals@RWNpropertyservices. com. BARTLETT- 2 bdrm, sleeps 8, convenient location for shopping and Story Land. Computer and cable. Deck patio, pond & fire pit. $700+ weekly. 978-360-6599. CHARMING lakefront cottage, sandy beach, mountian view. Lake Wentworth, Wolfeboro, all amenities, weekly for 2-5 (603)569-1701. Box 18, Wolfeboro, NH 03894. NICE 3 level townhouse in Intervale available July- August, $1500/mo, $800 weekly. (603)356-0227. OSSIPEE lakefront rental, sleeps 4, sandy beach, wknd/ wkly $100/night. Call (603)539-6509. SEASONAL- prime locations 1-4 BR properties. Some slopeside units 603-383-8000, email

For Rent-Commercial AAA warehouse space up to 4000sf radiant heat, loading docks 14’ doors, Rt41. FMI 603-520-1645.

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For Sale by Abigail Van Buren


DEAR ABBY: May I respond to “Bound for College” (April 9), the high school senior who is distressed because she may have to go to a state university? This is America, the land of opportunity, NOT the land of entitlement. A college education is a luxury, not a right. How fortunate she is to have parents who can send her to college. It is my hope that her father does get that job at the university. What an excellent benefit he will have to get reduced tuition for his offspring. If, however, that is not good enough for her, it is her right to refuse that gift. Then she may go to the school of her choice AND pay for it herself. With the cost of tuition today, that will be quite an undertaking. There are a number of options: student loans, grants, scholarships, a job or an enlistment in the military. As you mentioned, Abby, in your response, education is what you make of it. My suggestion to “Bound for College” is, lose the attitude of entitlement, look at how blessed you are, rethink your priorities and make the most of your opportunities. -- MIKE M. IN BLOOMSBURG, PA. DEAR MIKE: Thank you for your letter. Readers unanimously agreed that “Bound” needs to make the most of the opportunities that come her way and start thinking and acting like an adult. Read on: DEAR ABBY: I could have written the same letter years ago. The similarities are uncanny. I was accepted to my dream school, but due to my family’s financial difficulties, I ended up attending my backup school, one of the largest public in-

stitutions in the country. During the first semester, I was bitter and angry. Slowly but surely, I began to appreciate the benefits unique to a large state university. I enrolled in an honors academic program, which allowed me to receive a rigorous education from an amazing faculty. I became exposed to people from different cultures with differing perspectives. There were numerous student organizations and clubs. I found new hobbies and became active in causes that were important to me. Although I was worried about the school’s party reputation, I quickly found other students who felt the same way I did. “Bound,” the college experience will be what you make of it. For me, it was instrumental in shaping my future. I took advantage of the many resources available on campus. It opened up avenues for me and, most important, helped me to discover myself. I will be starting graduate school as a financially independent adult, and I can finally do it on my own terms. -- SOPHIA K., ARLINGTON, TEXAS DEAR ABBY: You can party at any school, and you can get an education at any school. To a large extent, you get out what you put in. Yes, there may be distractions on some campuses, but there will always be academically inclined students and opportunities if one looks for them. The “fit” of a school can’t really be determined until one gets there. So “Bound” should go where it is affordable and keep an open mind. She may find opportunities she has not yet considered. -- L.C. IN CHARLESTON, ILL.

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

CRAFTSMAN pressure washer, 2200psi/ 1.9gpm 4.5hp, $200/obo. Craftsman snowblower, 8.5hp, 27” blade, electric start, barely 10hrs, $400. 2 tires Blizzak, WS-50 18”, used 1 season, $150. Pair of heavy duty loading ramps, $150/pr. Honda 350 ATV, $500. Fisher Pro Tube brush guard, $200. Johnson 3hp outboard motor $250. Minnkota electric outboard motor, 12V Endura 30 with battery, $175. 1989 Wellcraft bowrider, 18.5’, $2500 with trailer. (603)730-2524.

DRY FIREWOOD $250/cord, 2 cord min. $300/cord 1 cord. Cut, split 12+ months. Immediate delivery. (603)323-8658. FIREWOOD cut, spit and delivered. 16”, 18”, 20”, 22” $225/cord. 12”, 14” also available (603)356-5923. GUN cabinet, oak wood, glass front, storage below. Fine furniture, like new. Can deliver. $100. 356-2946. HORSE and cow manure mix, great garden enhancer, loaded on your pickup $25. (207)935-3197. KEROSENE heater: 330 gallon kerosene tank monitor 441 kerosene heater. Extremely efficient. Vent kit, lift pump, all for $699. (978)430-2017.

LYMANOIL.COM Now offering propane sales and service. Call or visit Jesse E Lyman, North Conway (603)356-2411. MOSQUITO Magnets (2) com plete with tank, used 1 year $400/each. Computer desk 2 piece, complete with swivel chair $95. Signal bed mattress, boxspring, frame and headboard $100/each. (603)986-8497. NEED Cash? Sell your stuff on Ebay. We do the work. You get cash! 10 years experience. ABCybersell (207)925-3135 Mike. OVER-SIZED stuffed recliner, $100. Call (603)447-2730. POOL above ground 21ft. New pump, solar cover, many accessories $500. Call (207)935-7667.

For Rent-Commercial

For Rent-Commercial

ALBANY, 29 RT113, near RT16, next to Coleman's in Leonard Builders building, conditioned office and warehouse spaces available, up to 10,000sf, excellent condition throughout. Paved parking. Outdoor storage available. Call 603-651-7041 or 603-651-6980.

FOR year round lease: Attrac tively updated log commercial building in dynamite Bartlett location with 500’ frontage on Route 16 between Story Land and Jackson. Potential professional offices, retail shop, restaurant. 1598 sf. $1,800/m. E-mail interest and references to Broker interest.


FRYEBURG- Main st. location available. New attractive 1250s.f. Unit 3. Energy efficient, gas heat with a/c. Great signage and parking. $1450/mo. Call (207)890-9192.

Call Sheila 356-6321 x6469


Retail spaces 255 sq. ft. - 8000 sq. ft. Office spaces $200 - $550 COMMERCIAL Space, 1200 sq.ft. Electric, alarm, overhead door, excellent location. Call for more information (603)356-6329. CONWAY Village- Sunny, bright downtown retail & office rentals from $297- $793; 445 to 1295sf. Private entries, ample parking and storage available. Visit or 603 356-7200 x11 JtRealty. CONWAY- Professional office building, 45 Washington St. Conway has a 3 room a/c office suite (680sf) on 2nd floor, $595/mo., including heat and electricity. Call Jerry (603)447-2763. INTERVALE, NH Rt. 16A/302See, “Office space for rent”. (207)636-7606.

Available at the American Legion Post 46, Conway. Contact Angie (207)229-1040 or Donnie (603)447-1884. NORTH Conway Village- now available 400 to 1275 sq.ft. premium office space. Includes three office suite with private break room and rest rooms. Convenient in-town location (next to TD Bank). Newly renovated, great visibility and access from Main Street or North/ South road, ample parking. Call Roger (603)452-8888.

For Sale 2001 62 inch diag. Toshiba Projection Television. In top condition but for a color convergence problem, easily fixed by someone with the time and the knowhow. You transport, cash only, $200/obo Gordon, 356-8852.

For Sale

For Sale

1995 MWV Lacrosse Player OF THE YEAR GEAR

BOOKS- over 600 History, Bio’s, non-fiction, mystery, poetry, text books 1950’s, machinist manuals, mechanic manuals 1950’s $350 for all (603)733-7671.



Lacrosse stick, pads, bag, ready to go. $200/obo

(603)662-9107 2 Arctic Cat snowmobiles for $2000. (both). Trade welcome. FMI 730-7842. 2- 2006 Zuma Yamaha 49cc registered moped with under 700 miles, the other under 600, just like new. $1200 each or $2000 both. Call (603)752-3316. 20,000 gallon split fuel tank, 9 years old, 21 years left on warranty, $15,000. 603-447-8979, 603-447-2617. 2003 Nash 27' fifth wheel camper. Excellent condition, only two owners, since 2006 only used twice a year- photos on request via email, 1-207-935-2974. $14,500. A Hammond Organ, Model E-112 in good working condition is for sale. Asking $250/obo. Call (603)356-2947. AMAZING! Beautiful queen or full pillow top mattress set $249, king $399. See ad under “furniture”. BIG bargains! Necchi sewing machine w/ cabinet & chair $75. Metal detector $20. Push lawn mower $15. Toyostove Kerosene heater $25. (207)935-4117.

BURTON Custom X snowboard, measures 61”. Good shape, no bindings, $25/obo. (603)662-3799. CAMPER: Two miles from OOB Pier. 1991 Casa Villa 40' park model. Pinehurst Campground, already on corner lot with new Florida room, new rugs throughout. First year lot rental paid, great condition, have Title, asking $11,500, 449-2928, 723-0286.

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

COW MANURE $30.00 Pickup. $50.00 One-ton $125.00 12-14 yard dump. No Sunday business please. (603)662-5418. CRAFTSMAN 15" lathe with stand. Runs great. $300. Call Fred 603-447-8417. CUSTOM built loft bed made to handle full size mattress and spare below to allow futon couch. Great for college dorm or vacation home. New condition. $700. (617)519-9533, Conway.

FIREWOOD Quality kiln dried hardwoods. Green wood, camp wood, bundles. Call North Country Firewood (603)447-3441 cell (603)986-0327.

SAUNA indoor/ outdoor. Four person infrared cedar interior $1800. Call (207)935-7667. SHENANDOAH wood/ coal furnance. 75,000 btu. Plenum/ blower avail. (617)519-9533, Conway. SPRING Special: Screened Loam $25/yard delivered within 10 miles of Glen, beyond area available. (603)374-2391. TOMATO plants locally grown (some heirloom and organic), assorted vegetable plants, annual flowers and perennials. Greenhouse 2 miles north of Stow Store on Rte. 113. (207)697-3771. TOOLS- 2 drill press, various sizes monkey wrenches, open end wrenches, socket sets, wood working, chainsaw, circular saws, drills, dry wall gun, machinists, soldering and more (603)733-7671.

TRAILER 5x10 asking $900. Yamaha dirt bike, 175cc $1500. (603)367-4495. USED appliances: Stack laun dry, dishwashers, over range microwaves, gas dryers, ranges, refrigerators, etc. No reasonable offers refused. Cash & carry. (603)447-3923. USED full size pick-up Lear cap 6’x8’ $80. Call Jimmy at (207)935-3233. VINYL gutters with brackets and down spouts, good condition, $100. 10’x12’ room carpet $50. (207)329-6433. WEDDING dress, never worn. White strapless with beaded bodice & lace up back & train. $125. (603)447-6178.

Furniture AMAZING!

Beautiful Queen or Full Mattress Set. Luxury firm European pillow-top. New in plastic, costs $1,095, sell $249. Can deliver. 603-305-9763 CASH & Carry blow out sale! Chairs $5, sofas from $40 at the Glen Warehouse. 383-6665. MAPLE bedroom set with 2 single or bunk bed with box spring and mattresses. A 5 drawer & 4 drawer bureau. Great condition, must be seen $400/obo. 207-925-3154.

MATTRESS AND FURNITURE OVERSTOCKS! Twin $199. Full $249, Queen $299, King $449. Memory foam or latex $399-$999! Free bed frame or $20 off! Recliners $299! Sofas $499! Wood platform beds $199-$399! Daybed with mattress $499! NH made shaker dining & bedroom 20% off! Free local delivery, lots more!! Call Jay 603-662-9066 or Email: for other specials & details!

Free RICKER Auto Salvage- Buying complete junk vehicles and light iron over the scale. Buying aluminum, brass, copper, lead radiators. 323-7363.

$$ NEED CASH $$ We buy junk cars. Top dollar paid. (207)355-1969. T&B Appliance Removal. Appliances & AC’s removed free of charge if outside. Please call (603)986-5506. TURN your junk vehicle into cash, call Shawn’s Auto. (603)539-3571.

Help Wanted American Air Systems is now accepting applications for licensed/ experienced HVAC technicians and installers. Applications available at or call 603-447-2136.


is seeking part/ full time office help summer 2011. Must enjoy working with the public. Some weekends required. Fun job, competitive wages. Bonuses available. Call 447-2444 for interview/ application.

Automotive Technician Experienced tech needed. Must have tools and references. ASE a plus. Call (603)447-3873 or stop by Importech. AVON! Reps needed all States. Sign up on-line. For details: or 1-800-258-1815. AVON: Earnings great! No door to door necessary. Choose your own hours. For information call 323-7361. BEARCAMP Valley School and Children’s Center is currently looking for a qualified teacher for after school programs. Part-time hours- school year and summer hours to be negotiated. Please submit resume to: BVS&CC, 27 Durrell Road, Tamworth, NH 03886. (603)323-8300.

WHITNEY’S INN & SHOVEL HANDLE PUB Now accepting applications for Bartenders, Servers, Housekeepers, Breakfast Cook, Dishwasher & Sous Chef. Stop by at Whitney’s Inn or call 603-383-8916.

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Help Wanted

Help Wanted Front Desk

F/T or P/T Year Round Positions. Monthly bonuses. Health benefits available

Fax resume at 374-2414 or apply in person Seasons Condominium Resort Route 302, Bartlett, NH * 374-2361

FREEDOM SCHOOL DISTRICT has an opening for a

PART-TIME PARAPROFESSIONAL for Preschool Education at Freedom Elementary School Monday-Friday, 5 hours per day Interested candidates please send a letter of interest and a resume to: Raina Shearer Chick, Director of Special Services, SAU #13 881A Tamworth Road, Tamworth, NH 03886 Apply by June 3, 2011 EOE

The Red Jacket Mountain View Resort and Fox Ridge Resort are now hiring for the Summer Season:

* Water Park Supervisors and Lifeguards *

Come work in a fun and fast paced environment! • Candidate will possess a great attitude and must be a team player! • Flexible schedule needed-nights/weekends/holidays. • Training provided by the resort. Please stop in either resort for an application or email resumes to:

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:

• Spa Massage Therapists • Bussers/ Dishwashers • • PT/FT Housekeepers • Spa Nail Technicians • • Dinner Servers • Kitchen Line Cooks • • Bartenders • Application forms are available at the Front Desk or via email If you have questions call Sandra on 603-383-4313

Help Wanted CARROLL COUNTY HEALTH & HOME CARE SERVICES Summer is here! We are looking for caring and qualified per diem LNA’s & Home Makers Spend your days enjoying the summer and help round out our busy schedule primarily on nights and weekends. Come work for the only local agency that provides the entire spectrum of medical and home health care. We offer a positive and supportive environment, peer mentoring, quality oversight, and a higher level of care. To apply contact: Carroll County Health & Home Care Services PO Box 420, Chocorua, NH 03817 (800)499-4171 or (603)323-9394 ext: 16 Fax: (603)323-7508 CAFE in Glen is now hiring part time breakfast cook, full and part-time ice cream scoopers. Apply in person 7am-2pm Glen Chill Out on Rt16 (1 mile north from Storyland) or email CHEQUERS Villa hiring an experienced line cook for a full time position. Must be a team player and willing to work flexible hours including weekends. Please apply in person after 4:00. CHEQUERS Villa hiring part-time hostess. Mature individual with excellent people skills and ability to multi-task. Weekend nights a must. Apply in person after 4:00.

Help Wanted

Help Wanted

Crawford Notch General Store & Campground

Hampton Inn & Suites

is seeking energetic individuals to perform a variety of customer service duties. We have a store position open which involves assisting customers, answering phones, restocking, reservations and more, computer and phone skills required. We also have grounds positions and a night monitor position available. We have a great environment and friendly staff. Seasonal positions both fill & part-time. Call 603-374-2779 for details. EFFINGHAM Public Library: Assistant, 24hrs per week, some college, library experience preferred. Submit letter of intent, resume and 3 references to: Marilyn L Swan, Director, Effingham Public Library, 30 Townhouse Rd., Effingham, NH 03882. Tel 603-539-1537. Position available mid June. EOE.

seeks a full time year round

Guest Service Agent to join our team. This individual must have excellent customer service skills in the same or a related industry. Attention to detail, award winning personality and the drive to be part of a winning team are prerequisites for the job. Prior OnQ experience a plus but will consider training the right individual. This position includes a full company benefit package, to include health, flex-plan, vacation days and 401K, along with a competitive compensation package. The right candidate must be available nights weekends and holidays. Please forward resume to:

EXPERIENCED merchandiser, North Conway area, about 20 stores, Please call (603)379-1084.

FRONTSIDE GRIND Barista/ Counter help wanted part-time. Experienced Barista preferred. $9/hr plus great tips. Drop resume/ apply at Frontside, North Conway.


North Village Resort has a full-time laundry attendant position available at our Gorham, NH laundry facility. Experience preferred but willing to train the right candidate. Must be willing to work weekends. Applications are being accepted in our office at Nordic Village, Route 16, Jackson, NH or email your resume to

Village District of Eidelweiss PO Box 299; 1680 Conway Road Madison, NH 03849 603-367-9022

District Foreman Applications are invited for the position of District Foreman with primary responsibilities for maintaining the roads. Reports directly to the Board of Commissioners. Requires a CDL-B license, experience in the construction, maintenance and repair of roads, both asphalt and gravel, drainage ditches and the operation and remedial maintenance of vehicles and equipment. Thorough knowledge and operation of snowplowing equipment is also required. Excellent communication and reporting skills are essential. Attractive wages and benefits offered. Contact the District office at 603-367-9022 for an application

HELP wanted for 2011 Construction Season for Conway, NH Project. Experienced Pipe Layer, Experienced Laborer, Experienced Loader Operator for Pipe Crew. Please send resumes to: DeFelice, 28 Silva Lane, Dracut, MA 01826. Call Stewart McCormack with any questions at 978-377-5044 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. LANDSCAPE Company seeks full-time and part-time help. Valid, clean license required. Lynch’s Land Maintenance (603)662-9126.

Help Wanted LAZY Susan’s is looking for experienced Waitstaff, Busperson, Dishwasher and Chef Assistant for our eighth season. Apply in person at 530 Rt25 East, Center Ossipee, ask for Dave. MWV Children's Museum, North Conway, NH - Daily Operations Coordinator & Volunteer Coordinator- Growing Children’s Museum seeks applicants for daily operations coordinator and volunteer coordinator positions. Summer positions at 35 hours a week with possible employment beyond Labor Day. Pay commensurate with experience. The ideal candidates will have an ability to work well with the public in a fast paced, multi-task focused environment. Experience in early elementary education for the Daily Operations Coordinator is preferred. Experience in social work, human resources, or other related area for the Volunteer Coordinator is preferred. Background check required for both positions. Interested candidates please submit a cover letter, resume and three references with contact information by May 31st to: or mail to: MWV Children's Museum, P.O. Box 2602, North Conway, NH 03860. Please no drop ins. NEEDED now through October, housekeeping. Best pay around, good schedule, weekends are a must! Apply in person, no phone calls, Sky Valley Motel, Bartlett. NEW England Embroidery looking for full time customer service with good communication skill, self motivated, organized person who can multitask. Job includes taking orders, inspection, sorting, trimming, folding and shipping. We will train the right candidate. Applicants must have business references and apply in person: 1511 NH RT 16, Madison, NH.

Seasonal Campground Positions Available (Based in/around Fryeburg, Maine) Resumes can be emailed to Applications can also be obtained at Saco Bound in Center Conway or Saco River Canoe & Kayak in Fryeburg. Mail can be sent to: SRRC, PO Box 363, Fryeburg, ME 04037


Nights & day shifts available. Stop by our Settlers’ Crossing, Ossipee and Intervale location to fill out an application. We are looking forward to having you join our team!

Profile Powersports is accepting applications for self-motivated, career minded people for the Service Manager position. Applicants should have service management or a minimum service writer experience. Applicants should possess stellar customer service organizational and computer skills. Experience working in the powersports industry or a passion for powersports recreation a big plus. We offer competitive salary for the right individual, 401k plan, paid vacation/holidays. A fun fast pace atmosphere and premium franchises within the industry.

Email resume to:

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Help Wanted Now Hiring

for 2011 Season Landscape Construction 5 yrs. minimum exp. Driver’s license required.

Call Shawn • 356-4104


Nordic Village Resort has a part-time laundry driver position. Available for the summer season. Excellent driving record is required and must be willing to help stock clean linen and sort as linen as necessary. Great summer job for bus drivers. Applications are being accepted in our office at Nordic village, Route 16, Jackson, NH or email your resume to:

1 PENGUIN Are you the 1? Key holder and Summer Sales Associates needed. Looking for experienced, full or part time reliable individuals to be part of our fun creative atmosphere. Nights and weekends required. We offer great discounts and competitive wages. Please call (603)356-7600 to schedule an interview.

PROPERTY WORKS is looking for a hardworking, dependable experienced, non-smoker for landscaping & lawn maintenance position 387-1444. STONE Mason- 5 yrs minimum experience as a journeyman must have own transportation some travel, must be reliable and production and quality conscience, pay commensurate with experience. S.D. Szetela mason contractor (603)986-5518. STYLIN’ Studio Hair Salon is looking for a hairstylist for booth rental position. Very busy location with lots of walk-in business. Flexible scheduling in a relaxed atmosphere. FMI contact Steph @ 356-6122 or (603)662-4076. THE Wolfeboro Inn is seeking applicants for: Line Cooks, Tavern/ Banquet Servers, Bartenders, Dishwashers. Please apply in person: 90 North Main Street, Wolfeboro, NH 03894. Or send resume to

T OWN OF O SSIPEE RECREATION DEPARTMENT Summer employment opportunities- The Ossipee Recreation Department is accepting applications for the following positions: Summer Teen Program Leader- This is for a 6 week Summer Teen Program. The successful candidate must be available for 6 weeks, Monday’s & Tuesday’s from June 20August 2, 9am-4pm. Minimum age is 21. Prior experience with Teens and CPR and 1st Aid Certifications preferred. Part Time Lifeguard- For the Town Beach at Duncan Lake. Applicants should have a valid Lifeguard Certification, WSI preferred. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age. You should be friendly, personable, be able to relate well to the general public and be self-motivated. The season runs from the end of June through Labor Day. Applicants need to complete an application, which is available at the Ossipee Town Hall and the Recreation Department. Please indicate which position you are applying for. Send or drop off completed applications to: Peter Waugh, Director, Ossipee Recreation Department, P.O. Box 67, Center Ossipee, NH 03814. All applicants age 18 and older will be required to complete a background check. Positions will remain posted until filledEOE, AA.

Help Wanted


VETERINARY Receptionist/ Assistant needed. Enthusiastic, people person please call (603)662-6100. Email resume with references:

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


VITO Marchello’s Italian Bistro now hiring experienced full and part time Line Cooks and Prep Cooks. Apply in person before 4pm. No phone calls please. Ask for Shawn. Soon to be moving back to the Village!

SKILLFUL Tutoring in SAT Preparation, English, Math, Latin, History, and Social Studies. All levels, upper Elementary through High School. Available through the Summer. (603)323-7477

WE are looking for part-time help to learn various jobs in our manufacturing facility. Could work into full time as economy improves. Please stop by factory office for application. 8am to 4pm. Just Cabinets, Inc 124 Porter Road, Fryeburg, ME.


White Mountain Cider Co. hiring full-time line cook, wait staff and deli help. Please call Teresa or Steven (603)383-9061.

2 lots: Panoramic view from Cranmore to Pleasant Mountain. Near National forest at foot of Evans Notch. Frontage on 113 north. $50,000 each. Call Jim Layne (207)935-3777. CENTER Conway. Location, Location, Location! Jct. of 302 and 113. 78 acres. $299,000. 603-367-8054.

Home Improvements



1980 Goldwing GL1100. Good rubber, current inspection, runs perfect. Fairing, krauser bags, floorboards, heel/ toe. Ossipee. $1500. (603)301-1376.

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.

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

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


Professional -installation- 20 yrs. experience. Excellent references. Weiler Building Services, (603)986-4045. CLEAN-UPS, yard, garage, barns, etc. plus demolitions, lawn services, ets. Call Kevin (603)447-6654.


1994 Harley Davidson FXSTS. 14,000 original miles. Many extras, excellent condition. $11,900. Call Jay (603)986-4687. 2002 Harley Davidson Road King 15,000 miles $10,500. Excellent condition (603)447-5071 or (603)733-6464. 2007 Yamaha B-Star 1100 Cus tom. Like new condition, many extras, 5600 miles, $5700. (603)367-8763. 2008 Honda Rebel 250cc white, excellent condition, only 15 miles. $3200/obo. 603-452-5277, leave message.

Buy • Sell • Trade

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

Recreation Vehicles 1988 Coachman travel trailer. Excellent shape, sleeps 6, $3200/obo. Located in Madison. Call Linda (603)733-8737.

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

CLASS C Motorhome. 2005 Four Winds Chateau 31P. 10,909 miles. $43,500. (603)387-2950 or

Home Works Remodelers

Real Estate

All phases of construction, from repairs to complete homes. worksremodelers/ (603)455-7115, (603)447-2402, MASONRY- Custom stonework, fireplaces, brick, block, patios, repairs. Ph: 603-726-8679.

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

Instruction COACH Garden Gnome Helping Gardeners Grow- Custom education on how to maintain your landscape! Learn tips, tricks and trade secrets on how to have stunning gardens with minimal care. I work side by side teaching you how to create and maintain the garden of your dreams. Naomi Buckman, Cert. Horticulturist, award winning commercial gardener for over 17 years in the Valley. 603-858-4103 FLY Fishing Classes- Licensed guide. Casting, fly tying, guided trips with lessons. 603-858-4103

36' 2006 sprinter camper, large deck, 3 season room, shed, landscaped, great views, seasonal lease located at The Bluffs at Danforth Bay, Freedom. $26,000. FMI (772)559-9107. OSSIPEE- Mini farm with 2 bed room remodeled home on 2 acres with 2000sf garden. Pasture, 2 car garage, lots more. $138,000. (603)539-7082.

Real Estate, Time Share FOR Sale deluxe one bedroom condo, week 42, at the Suites at Attitash Mountain Village, 1200 sq.ft. $11,000. By owner (207)251-4595. STUDIO apartment at Eastern Slope Inn, prime February vacation week. $5000/obo. (239)261-6693, (239)249-4225.

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





Private, seasonal homes, rentals, commercial, construction cleaning. Security checks, maintenance. 30 years serving the valley. (603)383-9342.


Mowing, clean-ups, landscaping, brush clearing, dump runs. Call 447-3045. Reasonable rates. Cell (603)733-6656

BUYER of beer & soda cans. Paying 40¢/lb. Why throw them away? Get cash today! 1-603-730-2590.

Affordable Handyman Senior discounts, interior/ exterior painting, windows, sheetrock, carpentry. Insured. Gary (603)356-3301. BISSON’S Family Lawn Care: No jobs too small. Landscaping, mowing, etc. Free estimates. Dennis (603)723-3393.

BIZEE B EE HOME SERVICES Professional housecleaning services, laundry, trash removal, window cleaning & routine property care. Specializing in residential & vacation homes. Serving the Valley since 2006. (603)447-5233. BOAT DETAILING “Pereiras Perfection” Seven years experience, fully insured. Detailing, buffing, waxing, mobile company. Please call (603)973-4230 or email us at Ask for Jaime. CARPENTRY, handyman, property maintenance, no job too small. Call Dennis Bisson, 723-3393, free estimates.

Cleaning & More Vacation Rentals Private Homes Offices 24/7 Windows Carl & Dixie Lea 447- 3711 ~ credit cards accepted ~ ~ Est 1990 ~

SWIMMING POOL S ERVICE Service, maintenance, equipment, liners, openings, 22 years. 603-785-8305. THE HANDYMAN No job too small! Call George at (603)986-5284, Conway, NH.

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


Spring Clean-ups, mowing, handyman services, excavating, driveway repairs, building, deck repairs (207)739-9355.

WE-EBAY AND MORE Providing full-service ebaying to help you profit from your unwanted items. Call (603)986-3277.

YARD BIRDS Complete yard care from spring thru fall. Lawn repair and re-seeding, mulching, shrub planting & pruning, raking and mowing, debris removal. (603)662-4254 or (888)895-0102.

Storage Space BROWNFIELD Self Storage. 10x10, 10x15, 10x20,10x30. Prepay 6 months- 7th month free! Call for prices. (207)625-8390. COMMERCIAL storage units, centrally located in North Conway, ideal for small business. Call Roger (603)452-8888. EAST Wakefield- Rt153- Located close to both Belleau and Province Lakes. Self storage units available 5x10, 10x10, & 10x25. 24 hour easy access. Call (603)539-5577.

FREE UHAUL TRUCK COMMERCIAL/ Residential Spring Clean-ups, Lawns, painting, pool care, rug shampooing, cleaning, dump runs, fully insured. (603)998-9011.

Excavator/ Skid Steer Digging, Trenching, Test Pits, Clearing, Equipment Hauling, York Raking, Loader Work, Etc. Insured. Small Jobs Encouraged. (603)986-1084. FIREWOOD cutting & splitting service. Free estimates. (207)890-6777. GARDEN Starter- till, fertilizer with plants. Garden of vegetables, you just weed and water. (603)447-6654, (603)730-2865. HOME Heath Aide. 30yrs experience. Full/ part-time, great references. From daily living assistance to doctors appointments. FMI call Kathy (603)986-4599. HYPNOSIS for habit change, stress, regression. Michael Hathaway, DCH, certified hypnotherapist. Madison 367-8851.

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

GLEN WAREHOUSE Storage, household, autos, motorcycles, RVs, snowmobiles. Discounted Penske Truck rentals (603)383-6665 JB Self Storage- Rt5 Lovell, 10x20, 10x24, 10x30, secure, dry, 24hr access. (207)925-3045. MOUNTAIN Valley Self StorageConvenient Intervale location, minutes from NConway and Bartlett villages, affordable prices, many sizes available. Modern secure facility, call (603)356-3773. NORTH Conway Storage; 24 hour access; secure, dry. $35 special 4’x10’ units. Climate controlled units. Larger units available also. Discounted Budget Truck Rentals Call Rachael at (603)383-6665.

Northern Dreamscapes

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

Mowing, de-thatching and aerating. Spring clean-ups and mulching. Lot sweeping. Professional and Insured. Call (603)723-6990.

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

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Yard Sale 302 Tasker Hill Rd, Conway. In door Yard Sale 8:30 to 1:00. Lots of good things moving sale Saturday, May 21st. BARGAIN second hand sale Sat, May 21 8:30am-4pm rain/ shine. Collection of recreation items, electronics, clothing, homegoods, comics, CDs, & more. Some vintage, some like new. Located just off Rt16 North Conway at 210 Sunset Hill Rd. (Road next to Banana Village mini-golf). BARTLETT, 1395 Main St, formerly, Sister’s Restaurant, huge multi family sale. Furniture, tvs, bar stuff, household items, books, toys, clothing, girls 24mo, sizes 6 up to teenage, boys size 5 up to teenage, mens and womens too, brand names, HOllister, Aeropostale, Gap, American Eagle, etc, great condition, good prices, too much to list. May 21 and 22nd 9-3pm. Rain or shine. GIGUNDO Moving Sale. Tools from Mechanic of over 50 years, 30 of them as John Deere Mechanic. Contents of Log Home. Too many items to list. You must see to believe. Everything must go. Rain or shine. Fri. 5/20, 8am-5pm. Sat 5/21, 8am-5pm, Sun 5/22 8am-11am. 394 West Fryeburg Road, 2 miles from Webster’s Country Store in East Conway, house on left, approx. 1 mile from the Cornshop Road, house on right. YARD Sale- Sat.- Sun 5/21- 22 9am-4pm, 1511 Bald Hill Rd. Albany (off Rt16). tools, hunting, fishing, lawn & garden other misc. MULTI-FAMILY yard sale May 20th, 21st & 22nd, 8-4 daily, Old Mill Estates, Adam’s Circle, Center Conway. Snow blowers, brand new microwave, kitchenware, camping equipment, books, paints, etc. Rain or shine. YARD Sale 5/21- 5/22, 9am-3pm. 30 Kennett Street, off from West Main Street.

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Fryeburg baseball mssing on the “little things” Raiders looking for big finish to season “We are making a lot of physical errors, but really –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– SPORTS –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––


FRYEBURG — Fryeburg Academy boys baseball coach Richard Ela thinks his Raider baseball team is talented enough to win games, but they experienced another week of coming up just short. Although some fielding errors contributed to losses in their last three games, they are not at the root of the Raiders’ ills. “We are making a lot of physical errors, but really it is mental errors that are hurting us more than the physical errors,” Ela said. “We just don’t do the little things well right now.” The Raiders started the week getting no-hit by Greely in Cumberland. Ela, frustrated by the lack of production, nevertheless understood. “That was the best pitching we have seen this year,” he said. “They threw three pitchers to keep them fresh, and they may have the best staff in the league.” Andrew Rascoe pitched a complete game for the Raiders. Although he gave up six runs, only two were earned as the Raiders made four errors. On Wednesday. the Raiders hosted Lake Region and fell behind 4-0 in the first three innings. They got themselves back in the game in the fourth with four runs. Ian McFawn, who according to Ela, provided a quality start, gave up two runs in the fifth and the Raiders fell behind 6-4. Colby Locke, who has been hitting the ball hard lately, renewed the Raiders’ hopes with a blast in the bottom of the inning that fought through the wind to make it out in straight away center. “It was a bomb,” Ela noted. “That is the deepest part of our field and the wind was blowing in pretty hard.” The Raiders pushed runners into scoring position in the sixth and seventh innings, but they could not get the big hit when needed. The Lakers added a run in the sixth for the 7-5 final. McFawn pitched six innings and had to overcome three Raider errors. Brady Lloyd entered in the sixth frame and finished the game. Locke was the only repeat hitter for the Raiders adding a single to his home run on the day. At Poland on Friday, the Raiders scored twice


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it is mental errors that are hurting us more than the physical errors. We just don’t do the little things well right now.”

in the top of the third to take a 2-1 lead. Unfortunately, the Raiders had loaded the bases with nobody out, and they appeared headed for a big inning. The Poland pitcher was struggling and not throwing strikes. Fryeburg did not take advantage according to Ela. “We did not have good situational hitting,” he said. “We did not make their pitcher throw strikes. We went after some 2-0 pitches that resulted in easy outs.” Andrew Berg made the start on the mound, and Ela said he made a good quality start, “Andrew pitched really well for his first start.” Poland scored three in the bottom of the fourth to take a 4-2 lead. The Raiders pushed a run across in the fifth to get back within one run, but they surrendered another run in the bottom of the fifth to fall behind 5-3. Although they got back to 5-4, the Raiders could not get the bats going with only three hits on the day. Rascoe came in for Berg in the fifth to finish the game on the mound. Brady Lloyd had four walks on the day while scoring a run and driving in a run. Peter Bacchiocci had a single, a double and two stolen bases. The Raiders recently have been in a number of one and two run games. They continue to get decent pitching, but their fielding hurts them. They are getting hitting from the middle of their lineup, but they can’t get big hits when needed from other parts of their lineup. It is, however, the mental errors bother Ela the most. If the Raiders can eliminate the mental errors, they will be able to overcome the physical errors and manufacture some runs with their speed. Fryeburg, now 1-10 on the season, were rained out Monday against Falmouth. The Raiders will close out the week at home, hosting Sacopee Valley on Friday at 4 p.m., again, weather-permitting.

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FRYEBURG — The Fryeburg Academy girls’ tennis team started the year slowly, but has remained positive. According to coach Chris Chaffee, the Raiders positive approach will pay dividends. “The girls have a strong desire to learn and improve,” he said. “They are always trying and learning how to transfer the things we work on in practice to match play. They are learning that in tennis it is about not only outplaying your opponent, but out thinking by always finding a solution.” In the Raiders’ last three matches, they have demonstrated improvement. Last week the Raiders lost 3-2 against Greely. Number one singles Marina Houlihan battled intensely and won a tough three set match, 6-7, 6-4, 7-6. At No. 2 singles, Simone Marie granddad her opponent to win a tough two set match 6-4, 7-6. Although Chelsea Abraham has been playing well, she lost a tough two match set , 7-6, 6-4. Looking for one more match to seal the victory after their number one and two singles won, the Raiders were unable to break through. After Abraham lost, the doubles teams were swept. The first doubles team, Sasha Azel and Alicia McDonald, lost 6-2, 6-3; and Jessica Chang and Haley Nadeau won their first set 6-4, but fell 6-4, 6-2 in the last two sets. The Raiders hosted Cape Elizabeth after Greely, and Houlihan won a competitive match at No. 1 singles, 6-4, 6-2. The No. 1 doubles team of Azel/McDonald played strong strategic doubles to beat Cape Elizabeth’s duo in straight convincing sets 6-3, 6-3. Unfortunately, the Raiders could not capture another match. Marie lost at No. 2 doubles 6-4, 6-2 and Abraham fought back in the second set, but lost 6-0, 7-5. Number two doubles Cheng and Nadeau lost 6-2, 6-4. At Old Orchard Beach on Wednesday, the Raiders broke through and earned their first win of the year 4-1. Number one singles Houlihan won her third singles match of the year 7-5, 6-1. Number three singles player Abraham won her first singles match of the season. Fryeburg’s No. 2 doubles team of Cheng/Nadeau also won their first match 6-1, 6-0. Azel/McDonald won at No. 1, 6-1, 6-1. — Charlie Tryder

TOWN OF TAMWORTH Board of Selectmen’s Meeting Public Hearing Notice Thursday, June 2, 2011, 5:00 p.m., Town Office The Tamworth Board of Selectmen in conjunction with the Tamworth Fire Wards will hold a public hearing on Thursday, June 2, 2011 to consider acceptance of a grant from the Tamworth Foundation to place a radio repeater on the Great Hill Road fire tower. The initial estimated cost of this project is $16,500.

Notice to Construction Contractors, Labor Unions, And Private Individuals Fryeburg Academy intends to solicit assistance from the Maine Army National Guard in construction of an athletic field complex in Fryeburg. No local funds are available to complete this project without the assistance of the National Guard. Local Contractors, Labor Union Organizations or Private Individuals with questions, or who oppose the National Guard’s assistance, may contact Jim Osgood of Fryeburg at 207-890-7238 no later than June 11, 2011. Persons not filing comments within the time frame noted will be considered to have waived their objections to the Maine Army National Guard’s participation in the project.

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The Conway Daily Sun, Thursday, May 19, 2011  

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