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cratic majority leader, Senator Harry Reid of Nevada, in the morning and then with the Republican minority leader, Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, in the early evening “to discuss the status of the negotiations to find common ground on a balanced approach to deficit reduction.” By the administration’s definition, a “balanced approach” means one that reduces the next 10 years’ projected debt by at least $2 trillion through a combination of

spending cuts and tax increases on the highest-income Americans. Republicans’ refusal to consider tax increases led their chief negotiator, Eric Cantor of Virginia, the House majority leader, to abandon the bipartisan budget talks that Mr. Biden had been leading for weeks. In a statement, Mr. McConnell said, “The president needs to decide between his goal of massive tax hikes and a bipartisan plan to address our deficit. But he can’t have both.”

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ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (NY Times) — The cellphone of Osama bin Laden’s trusted courier, which was recovered in the raid that killed both men in Pakistan last month, contained contacts to a militant group that is a longtime asset of Pakistan’s intelligence agency, senior American officials who have been briefed on the findings say. The discovery indicates that Bin Laden used the group, Harakatul-Mujahedeen, as part of his support network inside the country, the officials and others said. But

it also raised tantalizing questions about whether the group and others like it helped shelter and support Bin Laden on behalf of Pakistan’s spy agency, given that it had mentored Harakat and allowed it to operate in Pakistan for at least 20 years, the officials and analysts said. In tracing the calls on the cellphone, American analysts have determined that Harakat commanders had called Pakistani intelligence officials, the senior American officials said.

WASHINGTON (NY Times) — The House dealt a symbolic blow to President Obama on Friday by resoundingly rejecting a bill that would authorize the contentious operations in Libya. But it muddled the message somewhat by also turning back a measure that would have limited funds for the effort there. The resolution to support the mission failed 295 to 123, with 70 Democrats joining Republicans in a pointed show of defiance to Mr. Obama, who has said he does not need Congressional authorization for the Libyan operations. Only eight Republicans supported the measure, which was based on a Senate measure introduced Tuesday by Senators John Kerry, Democrat of Massachusetts, and John McCain, Republican of Arizona. The Senate has yet to take up the McCain-Kerry measure.

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Guinta hosting job fair in Rochester Monday BY LLOYD JONES THE CONWAY DAILY SUN

(Editor's note: Congressman Frank Guinta, R-Manchester, would like to let his constituents know what he's up to, therefore he's agreed to an end of the month conversation with The Conway Daily Sun. This is the first of the series.) WASHINGTON — Congressman Frank Guinta, R-Manchester, believes creating jobs for New Hampshire's workforce is the top priority for Granite Staters and he's hoping to make a dent in the recession by hosting a job fair in Rochester on Monday. Guinta also spoke about the week that was, including President Obama's troop withdrawal from Afghanistan plan; the increased Republican field for president; and even the Stanley Cup winning Boston Bruins. Guinta will be in New Hampshire this coming week before heading back to the nation's capital. As part of his ongoing “Getting Granite Staters Back to Work” jobs initiative, the former mayor of Manchester will host the job fair Monday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Brady Sullivan Technical Park (ground floor), 35 Industrial Way in Rochester.

The event is free to both job seekers and job creators. "A job creation program is responsibility No. 1" Guinta said by phone on his way to the airport in DC for a flight home. "There are things I can do legislatively to help foster a job environment and one of those is these fairs." Guinta hosted his first job fair in Derry on June 20. About 150 people attended. "The Derry fair went great," he said. "We had about 40 different businesses show up. I talked with a gentleman who has been out of work for the past three years. He's struggling to take care of his family and meet the college needs of a child. There are people in this state who really need help finding work opportunities and our goal is to help as many as we can. I’m committed to bringing together Granite Staters who are looking for work and job creators who are looking for employees.” The schedule is: 10 a.m. – Fair open and greeting. Welcoming remarks from Congressman Guinta. (He is expected to speak between 10:00 and 10:30 a.m.). 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 pm. — Networking and Career Social. Business owners,

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display approximately 47 floral arrangements created to accentuate selected pieces of art. Tickets for a number of raffle items will be available for sale at the Snowflake Inn. A reception will be held at the Snowflake Inn from 3 to 5 p.m. and the raffle prizes will be drawn at 4:30 p.m. This is a free, public event, with free shuttle service if you prefer not to walk. For more information visit the website at www.mountaingardenclub.org or www.JacksonNH.com. Contradance. The first of the season summer contradance in Tamworth is tonight. David Harvey will provide dance calls and instruction, accompanied by live music in the traditional New England style. Come twirl around the floor and enjoy the first dance of the Tamworth summer season. Dancing begins at 8 p.m. and goes until 11 p.m. at the Tamworth Town House on Main Street in Tamworth Village (across from the Tamworth Congregational Church). All dances are taught and beginners and families are most welcome. The Tamworth Outing Club has been sponsoring square and contradances in Tamworth for many years. The cost is $7 per person; $3 for children 15 and under. Proceeds from the dances benefit the Tamworth Junior Ski and Babe Ruth Baseball programs. For more information call 323-8023. Tamworth Summer Contradances are held every Saturday night through Labor Day Weekend. Summer Reading Kick Off Show. The Conway Public Library invites the public to the summer reading kick off show at 11 a.m. The Little Red Wagon is back in town with “Strega Nona” - fun for the whole family in the Ham Community Room. It’s free, thanks to the Friends of the Conway Public Library. Start the summer off with this special show based on the Caldecott Medal Award-winning book of the same name by New Hampshire illustrator Tomi DePaola. Call 447-5552 for information. Turkey Dinner. Ossipee Concerned Citizens will hold an all-youcan-eat turkey dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Ossipee Concerned Citizens building in Center Ossipee. The turkey dinner includes all the fixings along with home made pie for desert. The cost is $8.50 for adults, $4 for children age 12 and under. Yankee Doodle Fair. The Moultonboro United Methodist Church “Yankee Doodle” Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 25 at 1018 Whittier Highway on the church grounds. Many area flea marketeers and local vendors will be selling their wares from home-made goods to china. There will be tasty treats, kitchen knives, a plant table, lots of white elephant items, gift cards from local stores, a Country Pantry table which will feature jellies, jams, pickles, and baked beans, books, CDs, and tapes. There will also be games and prizes for children, a silent auction and food prepared by church members will be on sale in the fellowship hall for lunch and snacks. Tornado Benefit Concert. The Chocorua Community Church will host a concert at 7 p.m. to benefit the victims of the recent tornados in Springfield, Mass, and Joplin, Mo. The program is called “June Magic – Summer Night Concert ” featuring local musicians, harpist, Jane Wilcox Hively and Scottish bagpiper, Jonathan Hively, violinist Andriana Gnapp-Freeman and pianist Glenn Smith; and from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, singer Gaye-Lynn Kern and actor Gordon Grant. The proceeds from the concert will provide assistance to families in the tornado devastated areas in Massachusetts and Missouri through the work of Church World Service. For more information contact Pastor Kent Schneider 662-6046. Bakery Open Houses. Vintage Baking Company at 64 Kearsarge Street in North Conway Village, and Eden Valley Bakers at 5 Jockey

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SUNDAY, JUNE 26 Oxford County Democrats. The Oxford County Democrats will meet on from 4-6 at the Fare Share Common on Main Street in Norway. Greg Olson, campaign manager for Congressman Mike Michaud, will be the speaker. He will offer campaign analysis and work with the local Democrats on planning for 2012. Other business will include election of Convention Committee members including credentials, permanent organization and platform. A wrap-up on the legislative session will be offered by members of the delegation. Candidate recruitment and fundraising reports will be on the agenda. Those attending may bring finger food and other treats to share. The meeting is open to anyone interested in electing Democrats in 2012. For additional information on the Oxford County Democrats visit the Facebook page, Oxford County Maine Democrats, or the web site www.oxforddems.org, or call County Chair Cathy Newell at (207) 875-2116.

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from preceding page Piano Concert. There will be a piano concert features Sally Pinkas, Pianist-in-Residence at the Hopkins Center at Dartmouth College playing Wolfeboro’s newly acquired Vintage 1919 Steinway Concert Grand piano 2 p.m. at Kingswood Arts Center, 21 McManus Road in Wolfeboro. This is the second in a series of three programs co-sponsored by Wolfeboro Friends of Music, Great Waters Music Festival and the Heifetz International Institute. Tickets at $20 are available at the door or at Avery Insurance, Black’s Paper and Gift, Great Waters Music Festival located at 15 Varney Road in Wolfeboro (603-569-7710), and the Innisfree Bookshop in Meredith. Students and children, accompanied by parents, attend free of charge. American Radio Relay League’s Field Day. The White Mountain Amateur Radio Club will participate in the The American Radio Relay League’s Field Day exercise, 2 p.m. today through 2 p.m. tomorrow June at the Tin Mountain Conservation Center site on Bald Hill Road in Albany. This exercise is designed to test the skills of local amateur radio operators in setting up and operating on emergency power away from their home locations. All local and visiting amateur radio operators, and the pubic are invited to visit the Tin Mountain Conservation Center site and learn about emergency communications. Demonstrations will be available for the latest in digital techniques for passing routine and emergency message traffic. Anyone wishing more information may visit the club’s web site www.w1mwv.com. Licensed amateurs may also contact any club member on the Mt. Washington two meter repeater (W1NH: 146.655, minus 600 offset, 100.0 Hz tone) for more information.

MONDAY, JUNE 27 Lakes Region Planning Commission Annual Meeting. The Lakes Region Planning Commission convenes its annual meeting at the Castle in the Clouds in Moultonborough at 5:30 p.m. The meeting includes dinner, officer elections, awards, and a presentation about “Communities on the Move: Solutions for a Sedentary Culture,” by Mary Collins. For reservations and additional information about this special event, call the Lakes Region Planning Commission at 279-8171. Cruise Night. The Mount Washington Old Car Club will have a cruise night tonight from 6 to 8 p.m. at Dairy Queen in Glen.

SATURDAYS Jackson Farmers Market. Jackson Farmers Market is open Saturdays until Columbus Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The market is located next to the Snowflake Inn in Jack-

son. The market has farm produce, cheese and meat, pies, baked goods and crafts. Entertainment is provided every week. For information call Cathy at (603) 520-4974 or Kathy at (603) 986 5622. Eastman-Lord House Museum Open. The EastmanLord House Museum of the Conway Historical Society is open for guided tours throughout the summer on Wednesdays from 2 to 4 p.m. and on Saturdays from 1 to 4 p.m. The museum will also be open on July 4 and Labor Day from 1 to 4 p.m., and other days by appointment. There is no charge for admission, but donations are accepted. Groups of more than six people should call ahead to insure that enough guides are on hand. The museum is located in Conway village, on Route 16, across from the fire station. Call (603) 447-5551 on Tuesdays or Thursdays. Kids Tree House and History Tree. The Mount Washington Valley Childrens Museum located on Route 16 in North Conway has a safe indoor tree house for kids to play in with near by History Tree exhibit for children to learn about history. Hours of entertainment in the other exhibits as well. Free admission with Healthy Kids Gold card. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information call 3562992 or visit www.mwvchildrensmuseum.org. Thrift Shop. The thrift shop at Christ Episcopal Church, on Pine and Main Streets in North Conway is open on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and on Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Resale Shops To Benefit Animals At Conway Shelter. Retails Boutique features upscale clothing and accessories and is located in Norcross Place across from the Courtyard Café. ReTails is open Tues. through Sat. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Harrison House is located at 223 East Main Street at the driveway entrance to the shelter and features household goods and much more. The Harrison House is open Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Please Call (603) 447-5605 for more information. Thrift Shops In Lovell And Fryeburg. The thrift shop of the Lovell United Church of Christ on Route 5 in Center Lovell, Maine is open Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon. For more information call Peg at (207) 935-7528. The thrift shop at the First Congregational Church on Main Street in Fryburg, Maine is open from 9 a.m. to noon. Puppy Playground. Join Four Your Paws Only on Route 16 in North Conway every Saturday morning for puppy or

dog socialization and playtime from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information call 356-7297. Alcoholics Anonymous. Alcoholics Anonymous is meeting at the Gibson Center in North Conway from 8 to 9 p.m. Al-anon. Al-anon Family Group meets every Saturday from 8 to 9:15 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Church on Whittier Road in Tamworth.

SUNDAYS Thomas The Tank. The Mount Washington Valley Childrens Museum located on Main St in North Conway has an hands-on exhibit for all ages with their miniature Thomas Train Set. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $5 for non-members. For more information call 356-2992 or visit www.mwvchildrensmuseum.org. Little Green Closet Thrift Store. The Thrift Store is now open for discounted children/maternity clothes. Located in the Mount Washington Valley Children’s Museum on Route 16 North Conway next to Stan and Dan Sports. Hours 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information call 356-2992 or visit www.mwvchildrensmuseum.org. Gym Flyers. An indoor radio control model flying activity every Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Ossipee Town Hall gym. For all age groups. Children under 12 years with family adult supervision. This is hosted by the Mount Washington Valley Radio Control Club. The cost is $2. Flyers under 12 are free. For more information call 520-0944. Zen Meditation. Zen meditation takes place at Creative Sole Studio, 175 Main Street, Conway, with silent sitting and walking meditation from 8 to 9 a.m. and Zen reading and discussion from 9 to 10 a.m. This is a new location; Creative Sole Studio is located above the laundromat across from Kennett Middle School, beginning April 3. The entrance is on the end of the building closest to the post office. Open to the public; $5 donation suggested. For information or questions, contact Terry Leavitt, 452-8821. Alcoholics Anonymous Beginners. Alcoholics Anonymous beginners meetings are every Sunday at Memorial Hospital in the walk-in clinic from 3 to 4 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous. Alcoholics Anonymous is meeting at the Gibson Center in North Conway from 10 to 11:15 a.m. and at the Conway Village Congregational Church on Main Street in Conway Village, from 7 to 8 p.m.


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World class field expected for the Cranmore Hillclimb BY LLOYD JONES THE CONWAY DAILY SUN

CONWAY — For the second year in a row, the entire U.S. Mountain Running Team will be selected at a single race, with this year’s team selection taking place at the 24th annual Cranmore Hill Climb at Cranmore Mountain Resort this Sunday at 9 a.m. The race serves as the 2011 U.S. Mountain Running Championships, with the top six men and top four women in the U.S. Champs being selected to represent the United States at the World Mountain Running Championships in Tirana, Albania on Sept. 11, 2011. Runners from 22 states are expected to make up a field of over 250 runners. The field will be competing for a prize purse of $3,100, funded primarily by primary race sponsor, Northeast Delta Dental. The prize purse is the largest known prize purse for a trail race in New England. “We’re very excited to have Northeast Delta Dental sign on as a sponsor for this year” said Paul Kirsch, race director who is also president of the White Mountain Milers running club. “Tom Raffio and Delta Dental have been such phenomenal supporters of top notch racing in New England, with their sponsorship of Mt. Washington, the Bill Luti 5 Miler and Beach to Beacon. Running is a great sport for anyone to try, and Delta Dental helps give our region National exposure in the running community.” Kirsch said the course is extremely spectatro friendly and encourages people to come out and watch what figures to be a quality race. The 2011 Cranmore race will consist of three laps up and down the mountain for men, and two laps for women, mimicking the distance at the Albanian World Championships course. Each 3.87 kilometer lap will ascend and descend 206 meters, testing not only the runners climbing and descending abilities, but also their ability to transition between the two. The field for the race is extremely strong with at least 15 former members of the U.S. Mountain Running Team expected. The men’s field includes: Eric Blake (New Britain, Conn.), a five-time member of the mountain team including the 2010 Silver medal team, previous winner of the Mount Washington Road Race and 2010 winner of the

North Conway’s Kevin Tilton (right) finished 10th in the Mt. Washington Road Race last weekend. The two-time memebr of the U.S.Mountain Running Team, has his sights set on Cranmore tomorrow, it’s a race he’s won twice before. (JOHN STIFLER PHOTO)

USATF-New England Mountain Running Circuit. Joe Gray (Lakewood, Wash.), a three-time member of the U.S. Team who finished 10th at the World Mountain Running Championships in Slovenia in 2010 and won the 2009 Cranmore Hill Climb/U.S. Mountain Running Championships. In 2009, the race featured two 5.5-kilometer loops and 2,400 feet of vertical gain that included a mixture of steep climbing, single track terrain, super fast descents, and flat sections across open meadows. Spectators at the base of the mountain could watch the runners as they climbed in the distance and then cheered runners on as they passed the start/finish area for the second and final loop. A former collegiate steeplechaser, Gray, then in his

third season mountain racing, was with a lead pack of seven within the first kilometer which included Simon Gutierrez, 43, Colo; Zac Freudenberg (Montana); Eric Blake (Connecticut), Matt Byrne (Pennsylvania) and Shiloh Mielke (North Carolina). The group stayed together up the first pitch, but at the top of the climb Gray took off. Freudenberg and Gutierrez were in second and third respectively, followed closely by Rickey Gates (Colorado), Byrne and Blake. Mielke didn’t stick with the group on the first downhill. After the first loop, it was Gray leading by about 40 seconds posting a 28-minute loop with Freuden-

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berg in second, Gutierrez in third. Gray kept a solid, steady and rather blistering pace to finish in 48 minutes, 37 seconds followed by Freudenberg (49:48), Byrne (49:57), Gates (50:04), Meilke (51:38), Blake (51:50) and Gutierrez (51:54). Aaron Saft, Kevin Tilton and John Tribbia rounded out the Top 10. Max King (Bend, Ore.), winner of multiple events in 2010, including the US Half Marathon Trail Championships, XTERRA World Championships, and who also placed 16th at the World Mountain Running Championships in Slovenia. King also was second US finisher at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Spain in March of 2011. Kevin Tilton (North Conway), a two-time member of the US Mountain Running Team, who also won the Cranmore Hill Climb in both 2008 and 2010. Tilton was 10th up Mount Washington last weekend. Tommy Manning (Colorado Springs, Colo.), who was third at the 2010 Cranmore Hill Climb, finished sixth at the US Mountain Running Championships in 2010 at Mount Washington, and was the third U.S. finisher at the World Mountain Running Championships in Slovenia last year. Ryan Woods (Boone, N.C.) who has a personal best of 13:50 at 5000 meters on the track but also is no stranger to mountain and trail running. He won the La Sportiva Mountain Cup in 2010 and who also finished second at both the 2009 and 2010 10k U.S. Trail Running Championships. Matt Byrne (Scranton, Pa.), who finished 3rd at Cranmore in 2009, and 4th at Mount Washington in 2008. Byrne has been a two-time member of the mountain running team, including the 2008 Bronze medal team. Jared Scott (Flagstaff, Ariz.), who finished first at the Don’t Fence Me In 30K Trail Race, as well as a 6th place finish at the US Snowshoe National Championships. Mario Mendoza (Bend, Ore.), who was the USATF Trail Runner of the year in 2010 and finished third at the USA 15k Trail Championships in 2011. Mario also finished third at the 2010 XTERRA National Championships. Peter Maksimow (Manitou Springs, Colo.), a member of the 2005 mountain running team, who has been showing strong prominence in Colorado with wins at the mostly-uphill Run to the Shrine 10k in 39:16. Maksimow also recently won the Cheyenne Mountain Trail Race 25k and Greenland Trail 50k.

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Joe Gray won the Cranmore Hillclimb two years ago and earned a spot on Team USA. (FILE PHOTO)

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Chris Lundy (Sausalito, Calif.) looks to repeat her win at the 2009 Cranmore Hill Climb. Lundy is a four-time member of the mountain team, and was a member of both of the U.S. Women Gold Medal Teams in 2006 and 2007. Gina Lucrezi (Natick, Mass.) finChris Lundy will run tomorrow. ished in fifth at the 2009 Cranmore Hill Climb and won the 2010 edition. She also was the USATF-NE Mountain Running Champion in 2010, scoring the first ever 600 point perfect score in the 6 race New England mountain circuit. Kasie Enman (Huntingdon, Vt.) was the 4th place finisher at the 2009 Cranmore Hill Climb and has been a top three finisher at the Mount Washington Road Race. Enman was the top New Englander at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Marathon trials in Boston. Kasie recently set a new course record at the Northfield Mountain race in May 2011. Marci Klimek (Bend, Ore.) just won the 15K Trail Championships in Spokane, WA. Klimek has a 5K track personal best of 17:13. She was a Division III All American in 2009 in Cross Country. Megan Lund (Basalt, Colo.) is a two-time member of the mountain running team and two-time Olympic Marathon Trials qualifier. Megan finished 16th at the 2009 World Mountain Running Championships and finished in 6th place at the 2009 Cranmore race. Amber Moran (Skyland, N.C.) is an accomplished road and trail runner with a 17:00 5km personal best who finished in eighth place at the 2009 Cranmore Hill Climb and in 7th place at the 2010 US Mountain Running Championships at Mount Washington. Michele Suszek (Loveland, Colo.) is an Olympic Marathon Trials qualifier and has won five marathons over her career. Her marathon PR is a 2:38 at the 2009 Seattle Marathon. Suszek also finished second at the 2010 Xterra National Championships Ashley Arnold (Marble, Colo.) is a trail and ultra runner with an impressive third place finish at the 2010 edition of the grueling Leadville 100 Mile Ultramarathon. Ashley is a winner of multiple ultra

Quinnipiac College All America and Kennett High standout Katie Gwyther will make her trail running debut tomorrow. (COURTESY PHOTO)

marathons and most recently took third place at the Jemez Mountain 13 Mile race in Los Alamos, New Mexico. Former Kennett High and collegiate standout Katie Gwyther will be making her trail running debut and looks forward to returning home for the race.

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Saturday, June 18 * Construction is under way on a multi-use recreational trail along the Mountain Division rail line in Fryeburg. Meanwhile, North Conway cycling Steve Swenson is continue to explore bike-trail possibilities on the New Hampshire side of the border. * Budget committee members express concern about proposed cuts to custodial services in Conway schools. * Sean Kenney is growing 210 acres of vegetables off West Side Road using a sustainable-use method of farming. * Formerly from Derry, Katie Little brought her baton-twirling talents to Kennett High this school year, performing at football and basketball halftime shows and on stage and other events. * Dedication is held for an Old Man of the Mountain Memorial in Franconia.

Tele-Talk Would you like to see more tax money put toward multi-use recreational paths? A multi-use “Rail Trail” is under construction along a section of the Mountain Division rail line corridor in Fryeburg. The project is being funded with federal ISTEA (Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act) money allocated to the Maine Department of Transportation several years ago. The trail will run about a mile and a half from the Maine Visitors Center on Route 302 east to Porter Road. Plans are to continue the path next year from Porter Road to Airport Road at a cost of about $2 million — also ISTEA money. The long-term vision is to have a multi-use recreational corridor that connects communities along a 52-mile stretch from Fryeburg to Portland. Meanwhile, on the New Hampshire side of the border, a Mount Washington Valley Bike Path organization is looking to “build and maintain a multi-use path within the greater Conway area.” Grants will likely be pursued as part of the funding package for that project. Donations are also being accepted. This week’s Tele-Talk: Would you like to see more tax money put toward multi-use recreational paths? Call 733-5822 Saturday and Sunday and leave your comments on our machine. You may fax your responses to 356-8360 or e-mail them to news@conwaydailysun.com. Comments can also be posted on The Conway Daily Sun’s Facebook page. Results will be published Tuesday.

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* Conway Budget Committee votes unanimously in support of the school board's recommended $32.8 million budget. A special meeting will be held in August for citizens to vote on the budget. * A quarrel with a Massachusetts-based private transportation company is at least part of the reason why not all of the buses in the county's Blue Loon fleet are running. But the private company, Entertainment Tours,says it's being stonewalled in the bidding process. * The man accused of hitting another man in the head with a hatchet is arrested in connection with a separate incident dating back to February. * Cranmore holds a dedication and ribbon-cutting for its new Mountain Adventure Park. * John Lowell has been named general manager of Attitash, and Josh Boyd is general manager of Wildcat Mountain.

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What the Secretary Said The most important part of last Sunday's interview shows was the part that didn't make much news. It was the part when the departing secretary of defense said that the tone of American political dialogue is posing a threat to the country's security. When secretaries of defense speak of mortal dangers to the nation, they usually speak of enemies armed to the teeth, adversaries with new technologies or terrorist groups with nothing to lose but their lives. But Robert Gates is a different kind of defense secretary, and not because he is from a different party than the president he serves (Robert S. McNamara and William Cohen, both Republicans, were appointed to the Pentagon by Democrats), and not because he served two presidents of two different parties (he's the only one to do that). Robert Gates is different because he has been in government, with some interruptions, since the Nixon-Ford years. That's enough to unsettle both Democrats, who distrust anyone who was recruited in college to work for the CIA (he joined twice), and Republicans, who distrust anyone who has spent most of his life on the public payroll (even his latest interruption, the presidency of Texas A&M, was a public job). Even so, Gates is, along with James A. Baker III, perhaps the greatest non-presidential public servant of the postwar age. One more thing. Perhaps better than anyone alive, he knows how the world works. These days the world isn't working all that well, and the same can be said about Washington. It's the latter that preoccupies Gates, who is to leave office this week. Last Sunday Chris Wallace asked Gates what was the big lesson he had learned during all that time in the capital. Here's his answer on "Fox News Sunday": "That when we have been successful in national security and foreign affairs, it has been because there has been bipartisan support. And agreement between the president and the Congress that the fundamental strategy — maybe not all the tactics, maybe not all the specific decisions — but that the fundamental strategy is the correct one. That's what (happened) through nine presidencies and the Cold War that led to our success, because no major international problem can be solved on one president's watch. And so, unless it has bipartisan support, unless it can be extended over a period of time, the risks of failure (are) high." There's a lot of experience in that paragraph, and a lot of wisdom, too. It applies to foreign policy, to be sure, but it also applies to domestic policy. At the heart of Gates' critique is the loss of bipartisanship, but bipartisanship cannot be forced, or learned. What can be learned is the lesson that many of America's problems, domestic and international, aren't matters for one presidential term but instead are themes that slop over from one administration to another. We should not need Gates to tell us that. While the Nazi threat was the concern of only one president (two, if you count the first month of Harry Truman's administration), the slavery issue occupied a dozen presidents. Reconstruction occupied four presidents, maybe more if you count the spillover effects. You could argue that civil rights occupied all 44 presidents. Iran has

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Fund-raising challenge for fireworks show Dear Editor: The Madison Old Home Week Committee has come to the regretful decision that because of the economy we do not feel it is in the best interest of Old Home Week to put on the annual fireworks display that has become a highly anticipated event in Madison. We have put aside from our own funds $3,000 for the 2012 Old Home Week fireworks show. We are aware that many outside of Madison enjoy the show every year and if we could find a way to have the show this year, we would. In a final effort to put on the show this year, we would like to put out a challenge to all of those who enjoy the

fireworks show to match our funds of $3,000. If we can raise this amount before July 12, we would still be able to schedule the show for Aug. 12. We have not asked for any taxpayer funding but feel that this is a great family event that brings our community together for all the right reasons. Donations can be mailed to Madison Old Home Week, c/o Madison Town Offices, P.O. Box 248, Madison, NH 03849 or dropped off at town hall. We appreciate any and all donations. Sincerely, Candy Sue Jones Madison Old Home Week Committee

Antics and abuses in county government To the editor: Have you been following Representative Frank McCarthy's expose' citing the antics, abuses and goings on in Carroll County Government? I have! The gimmickry of the county commissioners (including pseudo commissioner Albee)? The disrespect, disregard and disparagement of commissioner Asha Kenney? The arrogant usurpation of

authority and subsequent policy directives of former Commissioner Chip Albee? So my questions are: What's the plan in terms of auditing and correcting these invectives? What's our county attorney gonna do? What's the AG gonna do? What's the Legislature, DRA, ethics people — anybody — gonna do? Just curious. Raymond Shakir North Conway

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To the Summit Europe was being consumed by the flames of war in 1916, but gentility was still widespread on the high peaks in our neighborhood. The first hotel on the summit of Mount Washington was built in 1853, but it was soon destroyed by flames and fires became a problem in that remote place. And, inevitably, they also provided a famous spectacle that’s remembered in a nighttime photograph showing something like a New Hampshire volcano. There was also a summertime newspaper called “Among the Clouds” complete with a professional printing plant on the summit, an editorial staff, and four fulltime reporters. This was published from 1877 until the exigencies of war closed it in 1917 and, sadly, only two complete runs seem to have survived, one is in Gorham, the nearest town library to the summit, and one is in Hanover, New Hampshire. A bridle path up the up the east side of the mountain from Pinkham Notch to the summit was opened in 1861, and for latterday readers I hasten to explain that this was not an aisle to matrimony, the bridles were on horses. This must have been a jolting ride, but it was also widely popular and a number of bridle paths found favor with tourists. One started in suburban Bartlett and went to the summit of Mount Washington along the Montalban Ridge, a jolting ride of two days and, presumably, the same coming back. Another climbed Kearsarge Mountain in suburban North Conway and included a steep slab of rock that is no easy thing in sneakers, which were not provided for horses, and a third bridle path went up Mt. Chocorua. One summer I went over each of these trails trying to take a horses-eye view and found an important question. Working horses are water-intensive, they need gallons of it, but once out of the lowlands there was no water on any of the trails except a small stream on Stairs Mountain that would hardly be enough to let one horse clear his throat, much less ten or twelve of them drink their fill. Were there tanker horses? Water found another important application. A steam-driven cog railway on the west side of Mount Washington was ready in the 1860s, but first the plan had to get a charter from the law-makers in Concord, where a skeptical member snorted, “Whoever heard the like? Might as well try to build a railway to the moon!” The backers of the idea were well-provided with expertise. Indeed, one of the principles among them had perfected a knitting device that would produce tubular material, and ever since then ladies should be thanking him for their stockings. The engine gained another endorsement from home. The steam boiler was vertical with a smoke stack on top and it gained fame as “Peppersass,” which was Yankee-talk for the pepper sauce bottles in most kitchens, and stylish adventurers were easily persuaded that mountains were best climbed while sitting down. Those days were flood tide for the great hotels and a traveler at The Profile House in Franconia Notch wrote, “We stayed over for a week and, having ample time for dis-

tinct impressions to sink into my mind of the Old Man, the Cannon, the Flume, the Basin, and the Pool, where even at that early date the erratic Philosopher’ was expounding his odd theories of the earth’s hollowness and ferrying visitors about the strange little body of water.” A mural-sized picture of the Philosopher at work can be seen in Yesterdays Restaurant in Jackson. Roads and even railroad lines were being built up a number of the mountains where pleasing prospects were plentiful and questions of safety on the steep rail tracks were inevitable, though some reassurances were conditional, at best. “The new (air) brake proved more than successful. Not only would it hold the car anywhere, but it would work at any time, and automatically at that, setting itself whenever and wherever the spirit of depravity so moved. Repeatedly we came to an unheralded stop, when all hands had to climb out of the car upon the rocks until the brake could be induced by the gentle persuasion of a crowbar to release its grip; the engine would then resume its pushing of the car uphill and everybody would scramble on board as best as he could, to remain until air again overcame the energy of the steam and the starting process had to be repeated.” Absolute trust for life and limb had to be placed with the man in charge of the enterprise, and the writer is pleased to recommend the driver for his trip up Mount Washington. “What a marvel that those sixhorse stages were so rarely upset, and what skill the drivers displayed, far greater, it seems to me, than that of the modern chauffeur. The successful driver of a stage coach in the White Mountains was a man of force of character and not infrequently graduated from his seat to a place of responsibility in the community.” The roster of modern chauffeurs would eventually include me, and by that time one of the serious questions about wheels on Mount Washington had been settled. This had come with automatic transmissions. Up until that time, a car could be slowed by shifting to a lower gear, a technique that will be familiar to everyone who has ever driven a stick-shift car. The new cars had what was popularly known as “fluid drive,” meaning that there were no hard surfaces as there were in conventional clutch plates, power was transmitted by stirring fluids rather like a housewife preparing batter, and this would not slow a car enough down eight miles and 4688 vertical feet, so these cars were not allowed on the summit auto road. Design changes solved this problem, and now almost anything that will roll has been seen on the climb including a vehicle at The Alternate Fuel Regatta that was powered by chicken droppings, but history does not record how much chicken feed and how many chickens in continuous production would be needed to supply the market model, nor do we know how many urban zoning codes could accommodate the necessary rural establishments and how many urban neighborhoods would want such a filling station. Nicholas Howe is a writer from Jackson.


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(ON THE COVER) British rally driver and “Climb to the Clouds” contender David Higgins, driving a Subaru WRX STI, had the best time of 3 minutes, 44.07 seconds in practice runs on the rainy Mount Washington Auto Road Friday morning, recording the day’s top speed of 101 mph. (ABOVE): Competitor Drew Young steers his 1968 Greenwood Corvette up the twisty Mount Washington Auto Road in Friday’s rainy practice runs. The weekend features more practice runs Saturday morning, followed by car displays, food vendors and music, and the resurrected “Climb to the Clouds” race Sunday morning. For spectating information, visit www.climbtotheclouds.com. (JAMIE GEMMITI PHOTOS)

Roaring up the Rockpile BY TOM EASTMAN THE CONWAY DAILY SUN

PINKHAM NOTCH — It's been 10 years since the last “Climb to the Clouds” automobile hillclimb was held on the 100-plus cornered Mount Washington Auto Road. It's back big time this weekend, June 25 and 26. With new technology, the question among race car enthusiasts is: Will records be broken? Very likely, depending on the whether the weather dries out, say veteran watchers of the challenging hillclimb, which takes to the 7.6-mile road Sunday morning, June 26. “I would be very surprised if the record doesn't fall,” said event director Paul Giblin, of Vermont SportsCar of Colchester, Vt. Vermont SportsCar is the group organizing this year's race, which is sanctioned by the Sports Car Club of New Hampshire. The old course record of 6 minutes, 41.99 seconds was set in 1998 in an Audi S2 by Frank Sprongl of Ontario, Canada. That time was unofficially broken in a test run last September by four-time Rally America National Champion Travis Pastrana in a Vermont SportsCar prepared, BFGoodrich Tires-shod 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI rally car. see next page

Sunday’s “Climb to the Clouds” will consist of 11 classes — including a one-truck class that will see Mike Ryan of California drive his purpose-built Freightliner 14.7 liter turbo-diesel-powered race truck up the road. (JAMIE GEMMITI PHOTO)


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Pastrana averaged 72 mph on the 7.6-mile road to break record a time of 6 minutes 20.47 seconds, besting Sprongl's previous record by more than 20 seconds. “Given reasonable weather conditions Sunday, that very fast time could fall,” said Auto Road president Howie Wemyss after Friday morning's practice runs to the halfway point in the rain. Some are saying the times could fall under 6 minutes — a startlingly fast achievement. Amazingly, Pastrana achieved his impressive “unofficial” time on his first ever high-speed run to the summit. He will not be in the field this weekend, according to Giblin, as he has left the rally circuit to race NASCAR. Top contenders Gunning for overall victory and a new overall course record will be a trio of past record holders — as well as a multi-time British and American Rally champion. The past champions include multi-time rally champion Tim O’Neil from Whitefield; seven-time SCCA ProRally Champion Paul Choiniere from Shelburne, Vt.; and Sprongl, a six-time Canadian Rally Champion. These drivers all hold records within a minute of each other and will be racing in the Open “ This is likely to Class at the Climb to the be one of the best Clouds. Joining them as a fourth con- roads I have ever tender is David Higgins, the competed on and multi-time British and AmeriI’m really looking can Rally Champion. Higgins will be driving forward to it.” Subaru Rally Team USA's latest specification 2011 Subaru WRX STI. Higgins will drive a lightened and more powerful version of his Vermont SportsCar prepared 2011 Subaru STI that he has driven this season in the Rally America National Championship, where he has won three events in a row and leads the driver standings with just one round remaining. Higgins’ Subaru STI represents an evolution of the car that Pastrana utilized last fall to unofficially best the Mount Washington Hillclimb record. Pastrana made his feat with a rally car co-driver; drivers in the race's Open Class are not granted such a luxury. “After looking at the video from Pastrana’s impressive run, I know this road is going to be a mega challenge,” explained Higgins in a statement posted on the official website for the race, www.climbtotheclouds.com. “On notes with a co-driver would be just like a rally for me, but doing it on my own with such a light and powerful car is going to be one of the biggest challenges I have ever encountered. It would be really cool to have that record though, and I plan on going for it! This is likely to be one of the best roads I have ever competed on and I’m really looking forward to it.” ••• Other notable drivers going for the overall record include Jimmy Keeney, of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Todd Cook from Tempe, Ariz. — both of whom will be driving purpose built open-wheel hillclimb cars with upwards of 900 horsepower, but only twowheel drive. Keeney was the second-fastest qualifier at the 2010 Pikes Peak International Hillclimb and Cook is a multi-time class winner at Pikes Peak. Two other open-wheeled cars entered are the 1968 McKee MK8, a Formula 5000-based car raced by Robert D'Amore from Arlington, Mass., and “The Patriot,” a bespoke hillclimb car built and raced by longtime Mount Washington competitor Jerry Driscoll. Driscoll, who makes his home in East Randolph, Vt., set the current speed record of 113 mph on the Mount Washington Auto Road course in 1998 driving the very same car he’ll be racing this weekend. see next page

Among the local contestants in Sunday’s “Climb to the Clouds” will be Slim Bryant of Conway, who will be competing in his Porsche 944. Bryant drives the Snowcat for the Mount Washington Observatory in winter and part time for the Auto Road in summer. (JAMIE GEMMITI PHOTO)

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Truckin’ on Mount Washington The entry list also includes several high-powered openwheel cars, a vintage class filled with cars steeped in motorsports history and a first for the event; a purpose-built race-truck. That latter vehicle is a Freightliner 14.7 liter turbo-diesel-powered race-truck, which will compete in a one-truck only Special Class. “It's going to be quite the sight to see that truck going up the road — the road has never seen anything like this before!” said Giblin this week. Driven by Mike Ryan, of Santa Clara, Calif., the truck features nearly 2,000 horsepower. “Mike has driven it to win at Pikes Peak 12 times. When he's not racing, he's a Hollywood stunt man, who has appeared in over 300 movies,” added Giblin, saying this is the first time that Ryan has driven the truck in the East. In all, 71 racers and nine classes will be featured, with local driver Slim Bryant and his Porsche 944 among those in the field. ••• The two-wheel drive and allwheel drive rally classes will be headlined by defending Rally America, North American and Canadian rally champion Antoine L'Estage in his Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X and former Subaru factory rally driver Ramana Lagemann from Somerville, Mass., in a 2010 Subaru WRX STI. The all-wheel drive class will be a showdown between the makes as five Subaru and five Mitsubishi rally cars are entered.

The Climb to the Clouds was first held in 1904, and is considered the oldest motorsports event in the country. Last held in 2001, it is being held this weekend as part of the Mount Washington Auto Road’s 150th birthday celebration. (JAMIE GEMMITI PHOTOS)

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Fifty-nine Climb to the Clouds drivers made practice runs in the rain to the halfway point of the Mount Washington Auto Road Friday. David Higgins had the best time of 3 minutes, 44.07 seconds, driving his Vermont SportsCar-prepared 2011 Subaru STI. Second was Dr. Jon Kemp in a 2000 Mitsubishi Evolution VI in 4:03.60. Third was Todd Cook in a 2000 TCE/ Wells Coyote in 4:07.96. Past record holder Paul Choiniere

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was fifth in a 2003 Hyundai Tiburon in 4:12.02. Past champion Tim O’Neil was sixth in a 2005 Subaru WRX STI in 4:19.02. Of local interest, driver Slim Bryant of Conway was 34th in a Porsche 944 in 5:03.40. Bryant is a longtime local mechanic and race car enthusiast. One could say he has a slight advantage over his fellow competitors, as he knows every corner on the road. That’s because Bryant is a Snowcat driver in winter for the Mount Washington Observatory and a parttime stage driver for the Mount Washington Auto Road in summer.

machinery with impressive ties to from preceding page Mount Washington. Four additional classes feature Highlights include the 1904 Orient race cars which normally compete Buckboard that raced in the firstin the New England and Pennsylever Mount Washington Hillclimb in vania hillclimb championships that July of 1904, a 1907 Bailey Electric include cars from the 1970s are to from Amesbury, Mass., identical to compete: a BMW 2002, Datsun 510, that of a Bailey Electric that comOpel Ascona, Chevrolet Camaro, and pleted a 1,000-mile loop from New a Triumph Spitfire; cars from the York City with Mount Washington 1980s include: a VW GTI, Mazda on its route, and the 1961 VolkswaRX-7, Peugeot 505, Saab 900, and gen with Porsche Carrera power Porsches; from the 1990s, entries that Bill Rutan from Moodus, Conn., include a Nissan Sentra, Mitsubidrove to the overall record in 1961 – shi Eclipse, Dodge Neon, 50 years ago this month. BMW M3, and a 240RS History of the race Maxi. Cars from the “It’s exciting to bring The 7.6-mile Auto Road 2000s include a modern is one of the ultimate Volkswagen, Subaru the race back after 10 challenges for driver and WRX STI, and Mitsubi- years, as I have always automobile, the serpenshi Lancer Evolutions. seen this as one of our tine tarmac (87 percent) Vintage cars and gravel (13 percent) The Vintage Class fea- signature events. It’s road is lined with trees tures a lineup of presti- part of our history, and and dramatic drop-offs gious racing cars from as it winds its way to the it’s great to partner 6,288-foot the 1930s and 1950s. summit of the Although all the with Vermont Sports- Northeast’s tallest peak. entered vehicles are Car to bring it back.” Considered one of the steeped in motorsports oldest motorsports events history none maybe as in the United States, the much so as an extremely race was first run in 1904, seven rare 1933 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 that years before the first Indy 500 and won Le Mans with legendary Grand 12 years prior to the inaugural Pikes Prix driver Tazio Nuvolari at the Peak Hillclimb. wheel. It is now owned by Peter Following the return of the Mount Sachs, founder of Goldman Sachs, of Washington Hillclimb in 1990 after Connecticut. a 29-year hiatus, the event was run The 8C was shipped across the annually as part of the Auto Road’s Atlantic, and in 1937 it raced and summer event schedule until 2001. won the Mount Washington HillThe race has been brought back by climb — it returns to the road, Vermont SportsCar and the Mount restored as it was raced, to compete Washington Auto Road as part of the 74 years later. 1861-built “Road to the Sky's” 150th Also competing will be a 1934 anniversary season celebration. Reuter Special known as “The Old “It's exciting to bring the race back Grey Mare,” a 1953 lightweight speafter 10 years, as I have always seen cial known as “The Cheetah.” Of this as one of our signature events. local interest, it was driven by late It's part of our history, and it's great Auto Road president Doug Philbrook to partner with Vermont SportsCar in the 1950s and later restored from to bring it back,” said Wemyss, the disassembled parts in a barn. road's president. Car enthusiasts will enjoy seeing a Giblin — a former marketing 1951 Jaguar XK120 known as “The director for the Auto Road and Great Beast” in the vintage class. That Glen Trails Outdoor Center who class roster will also feature a 1931 helped present the car race in past Studebaker factory Indy car — one years — said he and his current of only three that were built — that boss, Vermont SportsCar's Lance won the pole at Indianapolis in 1931, Smith, always dreamed of bringing as well as raced and won Pikes Peak back the race. the same year. Three years ago, they met with Vintage displays Wemyss, and learned of plans for The Climb to the Clouds will also the roadway's 150th anniversary, to host a vintage car show during the take place this current season. event weekend displaying cars and see next page

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“I first met Lance here in 1999 at the race, and later I left to work for him,” said Giblin. “He and I have always talked about bringing it back, because it was such a part of the road's history. So, we met with Howie three years ago and talked of bringing it back as part of the 150th. It has come back bigger and better, and it has generated quite a lot of media excitement from throughout the country.” Event schedule The 2011 Mount Washington Hillclimb got under way with practice runs in the rain Friday, and continues with practice runs Saturday morning. A concert and fireworks were slated for Friday evening, weather permitting, and Saturday's activities are to include practice runs in the early morning, followed from noon to 6 p.m. by displays of vintage cars at the paddock area, food vendors, and a concert at 8 p.m. by TAB the Band, a group that has toured with Aerosmith and Stone Temple Pilots. Sunday's events are to include opening ceremonies at 8:30 a.m., featuring a color guard from the U.S. Air Force and introductions of all drivers. The first timed run starts at 9 a.m., with a second timed run scheduled after lunch at 1:30 p.m. The awards ceremony is slated for 6 p.m. on the Climb to the Clouds stage. Ticketing and spectating For a fee, spectators may view the action from one of two areas Saturday and Sunday: the grandstand at the base and a second area a short walk up the edge of the road. In addition, for an added cost, premium tickets allow spectators to ride shuttles up the road to view practice runs from Halfway and Cragway Saturday morning and for the race Sunday.

New for this year's race, a Jumbo Tron video screen will be located at the base, allowing spectators to view the action as broadcast from two or three areas along the road, according to Giblin. A free shuttle service from the overflow parking area at Wildcat Mountain will be available Saturday and Sunday. General admission tickets are $10 online and $12 at the gate Friday and Saturday, and $15 on-line and $20 at the gate Sunday. A three-day general admission pass is $30 online and $35 at the gate. Children 16 and under will receive free general admission at the gate, as will active-duty military personnel with an ID. General admission gives you access to the base of the Auto Road and vendor area. It also gives you admission to Saturday's concert Only general admission ticket holders will have access to the premium passes. Cost is $30 for ages 13 and up; $17 for ages 5 to 12, and under 4, free, with a paying adult. The shuttle leaves from the base to Halfway at 6:30 a.m. Saturday, and at 6:45 a.m. and noon Sunday to Halfway and Cragway. Spectators will have the option to transit back to the base after all competitors finish their first runs. Spectators may also drive their private cars to the summit early on Sunday for $30 for driver and car. A ticket booth will be located at the base. Gates open at 6 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, with practice runs to start at 8 a.m. and to continue through noon Saturday. The Auto Road will re-open to passenger traffic at noon Saturday, but will be closed to passenger traffic all-day Sunday. Tickets may also be purchased online at www.climbtotheclouds.com. A complete schedule and overview of ticket options is available at that website or by calling 466-3988.


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Dinner Bell: Serving the community for 20 years BY SHANNON REVILLE THE CONWAY DAILY SUN

CONWAY — The Conway Village Congregational Church has been serving the community dinner every Monday night for 20 years, and this Monday night at 5 p.m., the church will celebrate this accomplishment appropriately — by continuing to feed as many hungry members of the community as possible. The very first “Dinner Bell” was on Monday January 15, 1991. Since then the church has changed a lot, updating equipment, getting donations and grants, and increasing number of attendees. One thing will never change, though: A meal will be served every Monday night at 5 p.m. When I walked in to the church last Monday, it was obvious to me that the volunteers are incredibly important to this function. Not only that, but they have a lot of fun doing this, and are see DINNER BELL 22

Conway Daily Sun intern and reporter Shannon Reville, center, helping out at the Dinner Bell. (JAMIE GEMMITI PHOTO)

CONGRATULATIONS! The Conway Dinner Bell has been serving the community for 20 years! THANK-YOU to the many generous volunteers and donors! Monday nights 5-6pm at the “BrownChurch” Conway Village Congregational Church


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The life of a shop dog Janet and I spent a wonLabrador Retriever than a derful evening with our tennis ball and once I realgood friends Karen and ized the reason she dove Bill Franke last week. We into the water I forgave her. were treated to dinner at Given the fact that she their house and then spent Bill Thompson was bred to be a water dog, a couple of hours fishing I find this quite remarkwith them on the Saco. As per usual able. Most of the time, when fishing, the ladies out fished Bill and I. The Summer is content to explore the river other lady that accompanied us that bank behind us never letting Janet evening was Summer. or me getting out of her eye site. She I say that Summer is a lady and she will announce in a rather loud voice is. It would be hard to find a better dog the arrival of another angler, which to fish with. Summer turned nine this can be annoying. However, since she month and has been fishing with us knows just about every fisherman in since she was a puppy. I take no credit the valley she is soon greeted by name for training Summer and in fact she and being patted by the intruder. has more likely trained me. On several occasions we have One of my favorite fishing writers, encountered wildlife, usually in the John Girach, once said that there was form of deer. Summer will announce no such thing as a good fishing dog, their presence, but wishes them no no matter what their owners say. In harm and makes no attempt to go a later article he recanted this statenear them. ment after fishing with a friend who I am not sure what Summer really apparently did have a dog that new thinks about fishing, but I suspect she the rules of angling. Summer is well thinks the whole idea is rather silly. acquainted with angling etiquette I have shown her fish that I have and will never enter the water in front caught and once or twice she has of another fisherman unless given taken interest when I land one that the all clear. This is something that is doing a lot of slashing or jumping. many long time human fishermen are When I proudly hold up a fish for her apparently unaware of. approval she will give it a quick sniff As I said I have never made any and look at me with questioning eyes, formal attempt to teach Summer good seeming to ask, “Is this what we came fishing manners, she just seemed to for?” know right from the start. I can think Summer is, of course, a vital part of only one occasion when Summer of the staff at the shop. She has been swam across the river in front of me. the official greeter since she joined On that occasion there was a bright the staff and is in charge of the wader yellow tennis ball on the opposite bank. department or at least she thinks so. It There is nothing more alluring to a is impossible to try on a pair of waders

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or boots without her assistance. In the summer months she can be found on the deck in front of the shop usually looking into the window at Elvio’s. She tells everyone that will listen to her that we never feed her and is in danger of starving to death. She is not beyond telling a white lie. Summer will not leave the deck unless enticed by someone she knows and she will never bark or leave for another dog. Again this is something she taught herself with only an occasional admonishment from me. The first few days when Summer came on board were a little trying, no

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Country Ecology: Whip-poor-will research It has been noticed that nent, I say. The birds are not there has been a considerevolved to deal with this well able drop in the numbers of fed menace that kills even neotropical migrants since when unnecessary. Cats the mid-1960s. These birds have become a conservation of our summers are long menace as there are more range flyers from the interior than 60 million domestic cats jungles of Central and South in the United States. FreeAmerica, or the Caribbean. ranging (semi-wild) cats and While people in the East have house cats that roam outalways perceived that "the doors kill much wildlife. David Eastman birds fly south for the winter," Recent studies have indithe more accurate view is cated that the average cat that tropical residents come up here may kill 14 wild animals a year, and only for a few months. The conservathat rural cats kill more than urban tion of these neotropical migrants is or suburban feline pets do. Globally, complex, because it must take into domestic cats may be responsible for account both their breeding areas and the extinction of more bird species overwintering areas, and the migrathan habitat loss. tion routes in between. A species that really suffers as a At first, the deforestation of the ground nester is the whip-poor-will. Amazon Rain Forest was blamed for Whip-poor-will eggs may be just on the birds' demise. However, the main top of leaves, hardly making a depresproblem rests closest to home and we sion, in woods open enough to allow have something to do with it. If one sun-dappled light blend the parent thinks of all the houses built along the bird into the surroundings. Ruffed rural roads since we lived on as kids grouse lay much more eggs than these in the 1950s, one can grasp what's two laid by a whip-poor-will, and in happened. Those undeveloped tracts thicker woods and cover. of land we used to call "the woods" are Whip-poor-wills often appear in late what have disappeared. Visiting the evening around country dwellings in neighborhoods we once memorably pursuit of nocturnal insects, such as lived in as children will reveal almost moths, beetles, and mosquitoes, which total development from one end of are attracted to the buildings' lights. the street to the other, causing us to A brightly colored, flat, open space exclaim in surprise. seems to attract whip-poor-wills on House cats roaming between homes moonlit nights. They will alight on eat up the ground nesting birds' nesta bare ledge in a pasture, on a stone lings. Nothing makes me see red wall, or on a flat-topped chimney cap. more than hearing a pet owner say Woe to the needs for sleep if a whipthat their cat is part of the natural poor-will sends out its incessant call scheme of things. Not on this contisee COUNTRY ECOLOGY page 40 SIGN UP TODAY FOR $15 CLINIC S

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Mon-Thurs 9-5 Fri & Sat 9-6 • Sun 9-2

The Observatory tower on the summit of Mount Washington, with a bio-diesel powered cog train ascending below. (ED PARSONS PHOTO) from preceding page

At that point, after a steep climb, you savor being so close to a half way rest stop at the hut (with hopefully some left over baked goodies out on the counter for hikers to purchase at a bargain price), and you saunter up to the hut slowly. I reached the side of the hut and looked over at the dining room, which extends out from the main building to the west. In 1968, during my years on the AMC Construction Crew, we built the stone foundation and cellar for the dining room (the wooden dining room and roof were built the next summer). Since then, the cellar beneath the dining room

has been the hut’s emergency winter shelter. In the summer, Appalachian Trail thru-hikers often sleep in it. I went into the hut, purchased a left over muffin that had my name on it, and sat on a long bench in the dining room. Later I climbed 1.5 miles up the Crawford Path to the summit of Mount Washington. Surely this is one of the best ways to really “grok” what people mean when they call the mountain the “rock pile.” A couple groups were also climbing from “Lakes” to the summit. I got to the top about 10 a.m., and it was fairly quiet, though cog trains had been coming up every hour. I walked into the Sherman Adams Building, and

noticed that the tiny post office was still closed for the off-season, and would be opening soon. That reminded me of Walter the postman who had been at the summit for many years. I had a strange feeling, and at the State Park info desk, I asked if he was still alive. The answer was “no.” He had passed on more than a year ago. I had to find out more about Walter, who, over time, I had bumped into in the most unusual places. I happened to see a long time summit employee in the building, and asked if she knew what Walter’s full name was, and where he had lived when off the mountain. The next day I looked him up.

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from preceding page

Walter Mitchell was from Fall River, Massachusetts. I first met him, ensconced in his tiny summit post office in the Sherman Adams Building, in the mid-eighties. Yet he had worked on the summit since the early 1960s, first as night watchman at the old hotel, then as manager of the hotel in the late 60s while it was still owned by the Cog Railroad and offered overnight accommodations (by the 70s, it offered no amenities but a snack bar, post office and restrooms). After his brief stint as manager, he was offered the job of clerk in charge of the summit post office, a job he held for 40 summers until his death at age 66. In his other life, Mitchell was a teacher and elementary school librarian in Fall River. A 30 year member of the board of directors of the Fall River Historical Society, he was an authority on Fall River history, on which he lectured and wrote. An appreciator of the mystery and ritual of his Catholic upbringing, he also loved music, and went to as many organ concerts as he could. After meeting him on the summit, I surprisingly bumped into him a few times at organ concerts in Boston. Later, when I climbed the mountain, I would say hi, and we would briefly ponder that second intersection of our lives, while listening to music. The last time I saw him was at the Bach Festival in North Conway, when he met my girlfriend. I only ever saw Walter’s Bunyanesque form either sitting in a pew or perched on his Post Office seat. But I

heard that before his heart issues, and when he was younger, he hiked a lot in the mountains. I didn’t linger long on the summit, and headed over the Trinity Heights Connector to the Gulfside Trail, soon crossing the Cog Railway tracks. I had lunch on the trail right next to the drop-off into the Great Gulf. Like a lot of days this summer, it was fair and dry, but hazy in the distance. The tiny Spaulding Lake at the base of the Great Gulf headwall — usually a deep blue — looked gray. A cog train descended the nearby tracks. It had a smokeless engine. Later I found out that the Cog Railroad now has four “smokeless” biodiesel engines, and two smoky coal powered steam engines. Asked if they plan to eventually phase out all steam engines, they said no, if possible. They would like to hold on to some tradition. I took off again after lunch, meeting many hikers coming my way-- some going from Madison Hut to Lakes of the Clouds, some having come up the Jewell Trail and heading for the summit. Finally I reached the junction with the Jewell Trail and headed down it towards timbeline. It was easy to contrast the summer Jewell Trail with winter, as it is one of my favorite trails up to the Northern Presidentials in the winter. After moving endlessly from rock to rock all morning, I thought that it was so much easier in the winter. But then again, one doesn’t encounter so many people enjoying the mountains.

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First Congregational Church of Ossipee LAITY SUNDAY

WORSHIP & Sunday School 10am • NURSERY CARE

8:45 & 10:30 am - Contemporary Worship Service Christ-centered, Biblical teaching Visit www.firstossipee.org for more info.

50 Rt 16B, Center Ossipee • (603) 539-6003

CHATHAM CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Route 113B, Chatham, NH

Sunday Service 9:00am • April 24th - Oct. 30th The perfect summer church experience.

Rev. Dr. Donald F. Derse

GLEN COMMUNITY BAPTIST CHURCH Route 302, PO Box 279, Glen, NH 03838 gcbc9@yahoo.com

Jesus Is Coming Again. Are You Ready? Acts 4:12 Rev. William B. Rose, Jr.

85 PLEASANT STREET, CONWAY • 447-2404

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

HOLY SCRIPTURE - TRADITIONAL WORSHIP SUNDAYS: Holy Communion; 9:30 am Sunday School; 9:25 am Bible Study; 11:00 am

All Are Welcome!

Healing Service 1st Thursday Monthly 12:00 pm

AN ORTHODOX ANGLICAN PARISH FAMILY

FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST CONGREGATIONAL

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Eastern Slopes

“A Welcoming Congregation” Sunday, June 26 Beauty, By Nature Arrayed Rev. Mary Edes Flower Communion

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

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

WEDNESDAY 7:00pm Prayer Meeting

River Church

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St. Margaret’s Anglican Church

SUNDAY: 9:45am Sunday School 11:00am Morning Worship 7:00pm Evening Service

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

Free Community Dinner 3rd Tuesday from 5-6 beginning May 17th. Thursdays: Symphony of Prayer— 6:30pm at the church Breadbasket Food Pantry: Second Tuesday of every month from 4-6pm and by app’t at 447-6633.

Children’s Ministries available during Sunday morning service.

Rev. Henry Snyder, Pastor

Please join us!

2600 East Main St., Ctr. Conway, NH • 603-447-6686 Across from McSherry’s Nursery

WORSHIP SERVICE & SUNDAY SCHOOL 10:00 AM FELLOWSHIP HOUR FOLLOWS... ALL WELCOME! CHILDCARE PROVIDED WEDNESDAY MORNING COMMUNION SERVICE 8:00 AM

Pastor: Rev. Gilman E. Healy

Sermon:

“Glowing with Christ” Favorite Gospel Hymn:

God Is Truly with Us (TUNE: WUNDERBARBER KÖNIG) Organist: Floyd W. Corson Choral Director: Richard P. Goss III 2521 Main St., No. Conway • 356-2324 firstchurchnc@firstbridge.net

bartlettchurch.net Bartlett Union Congregational Church Albany Ave/Bear Notch at US 302 Phone: 603-374-2795

EVERY SUNDAY Upbeat Sermons packed with humor and lifeaffirming help to live your life to the fullest Music you’ll be humming all week Laughter to lift your soul

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

Sunday Mass 8:00am

Eucharistic Ministry for the Homebound 207-697-3438 Religious Education & Youth Ministry 207-697-2277 Rev. Joseph Koury 207-647-2334

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

Rev. Martell Spagnolo

Roger Miklos, Minister of Music

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

Sermon Title: “Basic Math”

The Valley Christian Church A Bible Based Church

SUNDAYS 10:00 am- Morning Worship Jr Church after praise & worship Nursery available MONDAY NIGHTS Men’s Bible Study 6:30 pm. Women’s Bible Study 6:30 pm.

10 a.m. Worship and Children Activities June 26th Speaker: Steve Wright

This week’s readings include: Psalm 8; 2 Corinthians 13; Matthew 28

Vacation Bible School is in 3 weeks. Join us for a

Ellen Hayes, music ministry

Bible Study: Every Wednesday at 6:30pm Vacation Bible School: August 8th to 12th 132 Main Street, Conway, NH 03818 603-447-3851• www.thebrownchurch.org

230 E. Conway Rd. Located in front of Abbott’s Dairy 356-2730 • www.vcc4jesus.org • Assoc./Youth Pastor Tim Dillmuth

Handicap Access - Side Entrance Lift takes you to Church Sanctuary

YOU’RE WELCOME HERE

No Matter Who You Are or Where You Are On Your Life Journey

“Big Apple Adventure.” Come join us as we worship Jesus the Christ!


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Mt. Washington Valley Jewish Community Chavurat HeHarim * Fellowship in the Mountains

We have a worship service the 3rd Friday night of each month. We usually gather the last weekend for a Shabbat potluck. Inquire about children’s and adult ed. For info call (603)694-3058

East Fryeburg Church of Christ

(Bible Only) Route 302, East Fryeburg (207) 935-4337

SERVICES: Sunday: 9:30 AM - Bible School 10:30 AM - Church Wednesday Nights 6 PM - Bible Prayer Meeting

Baha’i Faith

O My brother! Sanctify thy heart, illumine thy soul, and sharpen thy sight, that thou mayest perceive the sweet accents of the Birds of Heaven and the melodies of the Doves of Holiness warbling in the Kingdom of eternity. - Baha’u’llah 1-800-22-UNITE, (207)935-1005, (603)447-5654

South Tamworth United Methodist Church 9 AM Traditional Worship & Sunday School It is our mission to bring others to know the love, joy and peace that is found in Jesus Christ. Two-year old Nathaniel Straw of Madison digs into his shepherd’s pie at the Dinner Bell community dinner Monday at Conway Village Congregational Church. (JAMIE GEMMITI PHOTO)

Come join us this Sunday; We’re on Rte 25 in S. Tamworth Village

TAM W ORTH C ON GRE GATION AL C H URC H W eekly Sun day W orship at6 pm Since 1879 at 12 Oxford St. (behind Norway Savings Bank) 207-935-3413 • FryeburgNewChurch.org

June 25th ~ MUSIC SUNDAY! Family Service 9am Child care provided Pastor Rev. Sage Currie • Choir Dir., Greg Huang Dale • Organist, Jed Wilson

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Allare w elcom e. 28 Cleveland H illRoad,Tam w orth Village United Church ofChrist • w w w.tam w orthcc.org

Saint Andrew’s-in-the-Valley The Episcopal Church of Tamworth and the Ossipee Valley The Rev. Heidi Frantz-Dale, Rector

Sunday Worship 8am and 10am Child care available at 10am An open and inclusive community • Handicap accessible 678 Whittier Rd. (Old Rte. 25) Tamworth 323-8515

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

Faith Bible Church Independent * Non-Denominational

Meets each Sunday at 10:00 am

Located at Rt 16A and Dundee Road in Intervale Pastor Bob Novak • 383-8981 • Nursery Provided

All Are Welcome!

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

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

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

Location: Main Street, North Conway Village across from the North Conway Scenic Railroad.

— Independent, Fundamental —

Church: (603) 356-6066 • Rev. Laurence Brown firstbaptistnorthconway.org When in North Conway Village, listen to our broadcast ministry at 91.1 FM

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

Pastor Jim Warnock

207-935-3129

located on 8 Drift Road, just behind Main Street Mobil Station

CHOCORUA COMMUNITY CHURCH

Holy Epiphany Liberal Catholic Church

10 am Worship on Sunday Tonight 7 pm: “June Magic – A Summer Night Concert”

15 Washington St, Conway, NH (The Echo Building)

“What’s In Your Basement?”

Mass: Monday to Friday 9:00am Sundays 11:00 am Bp. Jason Sanderson, Pastor • (603)-733-6000

First Baptist Church Sunday Services

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

Deacon Becky VerPlanck

“You Are Welcome!”

Located on Route 113, east of Route 16 www.chocoruachurch.org


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By Holiday Mathis SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Making yourself a priority feels strange at first, but you’ll soon get used to it. You’ll get along with yourself better inside your own head, and you’ll also relate to others in a way that’s more fulfilling. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Someone is dreaming of a future with you. This person is sensitive to your real feelings, qualities and desires. Do you also want something so permanent and serious? CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). In the past, you’ve concocted fantasies in your head that rarely resemble what really happens. As you gain experience, the fantasy gets more and more realistic and becomes likely to happen as you dream it. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Someone with a big bag of problems will enjoy telling you about them. You can listen without getting involved, as long as you are not drained by the process. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You’re impulsive, especially when you get around that certain inspiring someone. Your pulse quickens, and you feel ready to seize opportunities and dive deeper into life. TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (June 25). Your competitive urges are a sign of health and vitality. It’s only natural to want the best for yourself and your people. Keep your spirit of competition in check and channel it well, and July brings victory. There will be a windfall in August. A chase begins in September and lasts indefinitely. There’s a heartfelt reunion in November. Taurus and Libra people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 14, 38, 50, 32 and 27.

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ARIES (March 21-April 19). Greater physical challenge will improve your life on many levels. Initially, your motivation to push yourself may be low, but you are eventually going to feel better as a result of doing this. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Life brings a whacky new influence into your world. You have no idea how this strange turn of events will fit in with your particular goals, interests and priorities, but stay open-minded, and it all comes together. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You can afford to be choosy when it comes to adding new people to your support system. The one who appears to be impacted by your conversation is potentially a good match for you. CANCER (June 22-July 22). You feel friendly and warm toward a person. Yet, you also recognize appropriate boundaries, perhaps having to do with the context of the relationship or the environment you share. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You are still gathering information about a person or situation. You will make the best decisions regarding this scene at a later date. So for now, suspend your judgments and evaluations. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You do not think of yourself as superior, but even so, conversation and interaction could take an unwieldy turn and be wrongly interpreted. Tread lightly. Realize that people can be overly touchy at times, and move on. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Persistence often wins out, but that doesn’t mean you should keep trying something that’s not working. Change it up. And borrow a few moves from someone who is winning.

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Today is Saturday, June 25, the 176th day of 2011. There are 189 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 25, 1950, war broke out in Korea as forces from the communist North invaded the South. On this date: In 1788, Virginia ratified the U.S. Constitution. In 1876, Lt. Col. George A. Custer and his 7th Cavalry were wiped out by Sioux and Cheyenne Indians in the Battle of the Little Bighorn in Montana. In 1910, President William Howard Taft signed the White-Slave Traffic Act, more popularly known as the Mann Act, which made it illegal to transport women across state lines for “immoral” purposes. In 1938, the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 was enacted. In 1951, CBS transmitted the first commercial color telecast from New York to four other cities using its field sequential system that was incompatible with existing black and white TVs. In 1962, the Supreme Court, in Engel v. Vitale, ruled that recital of a state-sponsored prayer in New York State public schools was unconstitutional. In 1981, the Supreme Court ruled that male-only draft registration was constitutional. In 2009, death claimed Michael Jackson, the “King of Pop,” in Los Angeles at age 50 and actress Farrah Fawcett in Santa Monica, Calif. at age 62. One year ago: Group of Eight leaders, including President Barack Obama, began meeting in Huntsville, Ontario, Canada. Today’s Birthdays: Actress June Lockhart is 86. Rhythm-and-blues singer Eddie Floyd is 74. Actress Barbara Montgomery is 72. Basketball Hall-of-Famer Willis Reed is 69. Writer-producer-director Gary David Goldberg is 67. Singer Carly Simon is 66. Rock musician Allen Lanier (Blue Oyster Cult) is 65. Rock musician Ian McDonald (Foreigner; King Crimson) is 65. Actorcomedian Jimmie Walker is 64. Actor-director Michael Lembeck is 63. TV personality Phyllis George is 62. Rock singer Tim Finn is 59. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor is 57. Rock musician David Paich (Toto) is 57. Actor Michael Sabatino is 56. Actorwriter-director Ricky Gervais (jer-VAYZ’) is 50. Actor John Benjamin Hickey is 48. Rock singer George Michael is 48. Actress Erica Gimpel is 47. Former NBA player Dikembe Mutombo (dih-KEHM’-bay moo-TAHM’-boh) is 45. Rapper-producer Richie Rich is 44. Rapper Candyman is 43. Contemporary Christian musician Sean Kelly (Sixpence None the Richer) is 40. Actress Angela Kinsey (TV: “The Office”) is 40. Rock musician Mike Kroeger (Nickelback) is 39. Rock musician Mario Calire is 37.

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Animal Rescue League of NH Cats, Kittens, Dogs, Pups and Other Small Critters looking for a second chance.

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AKC Golden Retriever puppies. Vet checked, 1st shots, ready to go 6/25. (207)625-7560, (207)636-0126. AKC Saint Bernard puppies come with dewclaws removed, worming, 1st shot and full AKC registration. 2 females, 1 male available. CFMI (603)662-8153. AKC yellow lab pups, calm family pets, health guaranteed $500/each (802)754-2458. AKC Yellow Labs. First shots, AKC papers, vet health certificate. Ready now. Conway (603)726-6273. ANIMAL Rescue League of NHNorth- Cats, kittens, dogs, and pups looking for a second chance. 603-447-5955 conwayshelter.org. ANIMAL Rescue League of NH-North is scheduling monthly low cost spay/ neuter clinics for both cats and dogs. Call (603)447-1830 for information and to schedule.

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2 friendly cats in need of good home. 1 male, 1 female. FMI (603)960-2666.

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Summer Day Camp for ages 10–14. Learn to train service dogs. July 18–22 or July 25–29. Call Cathy (603)986-6600.

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.

COMING WHEN CALLED CLASS

Animals DOGGIE PLAYGROUP at Four Your Paws Only on Rte. 16 in N. Conway. New changes for 2011. 11-12 is for smaller, quieter dogs and puppies. 12-1 is for larger more active dogs and puppies. Playgroups are Free and run every Saturday. All dogs must be on a leash & utd on vaccinations. call 603-356-7297 fmi or Visit www.fouryourpawsonly.com. 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.

LOOSE LEASH WALKING CLASS

July 12th in Fryeburg. Cost is $25. For information go to www.TellingTailsTraining.com or call 207-642-3693.

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

...ONE DOG AT A TIME Obedience training and problem solving. Free consultation. Call Dave Norton, Certified Dog Trainer, (603)986-6803.

Announcement CENTER Conway Farmers Market open every Thursday 9am- 1pm. Located at Country Hearth & Home. Fresh vegetables, brick oven breads, goat cheeses, soaps & lotions. Coffee, coffee beans, daylilies, jams & jellies, jewelry and much more!

Appliances DRYER Maytag 7.1 cu.ft. white, used little, runs & looks new $85. Denmark, ME (207)452-2242.

Auctions ANTIQUES and estates auction By Gary Wallace Auctioneers Inc Lic #2735 Saturday June 25th 5pm- Sterling, fine arts, paintings, furniture and more discovered in New England area homes. See www.wallaceauctions.com for 100s of photos. Preview after 3pm- located on Rt16 in Ossipee, NH- tel 603-539-5276- Anyone can attend.

Autos $799 TO $4999 Cars, trucks, vans, SUVs, 4x4. No hassle prices. Many to choose from. (603)539-9553. 1941 2 door, Ford, $5000/firm. 752-3625. 1982 Chevrolet 3500, 4x4, dump $1200/obo. 1992 Ford F150 4x4, xtra cab, w/cap, $750/obo. Both for parts or restoration (603)387-0384. 1986 SS Monte Carlo- New carb and tires. White. Excellent condition. Asking $5000. (603)539-6274.

June 28th in Fryeburg. Cost is $25. For information go to www.TellingTailsTraining.com or call 207-642-3693.

1992 Oldsmobile Cutlass Cierra V6, great shape, new sticker, $950/obo, many new parts (603)730-2591.

DO YOU NEED FINANCIAL HELP spaying and altering your dog or cat? 603-224-1361, before 2pm.

1998 Jeep Wrangler, rust free. 4 cyl., auto, good top $7500. (603)447-3810.

DOG Grooming. 23 years expe rience. Passaconway Rd. Vikki (603)960-2827.

DOG TRAINING CLASSES- FRYEBURG

For all ages and abilities. For information go to www.TellingTailsTraining.com or call 207-642-3693.

1998 Buick Century Sedan. Blue, 115,000 miles, excellent running condition. Few cosmetic flaws. $2000. Contact Stephanie (207)420-6473. 1998 GMC Safari Van 110,000 miles in good condition, awd, 2 new tires, new fuel pump $2500/obo. Call (603)356-2488 leave message.


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For Rent

1999 Saab, 9.5 auto, 2.3 Turbo, 125k miles, excellent condition, new exhaust, tires and brakes. $3950. Call John at (207)928-2101.

$$ NEED CASH $$ We buy junk cars. Top dollar paid. (207)355-1969.

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. bfortin@citysidecorp.com

EFFINGHAM 3 bedroom, 3 bath house. Views, close to 16, pets considered. $1000/mo. Call 603-677-2321.

MEREDITH Water access home for rent. 4 bedrms 3.5 baths, 2 living rooms, 3-stall garage and entertainment room. Boat dock available. Seasonal $3,000/mo. or short/ long term $2800/mo. 603-686-0803.

SOUTH Hiram mobile home community, has pre-own mobile homes for rent or sale. You can own a home for as little as $6,000. This is a great opportunity to own a home during these difficult times. FMI call 207-256-7524.

2000 2wd pickup 4cyl, 5spd, runs and drives nice, CD player, asking $1595 (603)730-2590. 2000 Chevy Silverado 1500 ext. cab with 7.5ft MM II plow $4900 (603)323-2035. 2000 Dodge Neon, new tires, runs good, 194k miles. $1895. (603)356-3551. 2002 Chevy Avalanche. Great condition, 137k miles. Asking $9000/obo. Please call (603)520-7695. 2002 Honda Civic LX, 118k, original owner, maintained, very good condition, mounted snows. $5000. (603)447-4328. 2003 Nissan Maxima, SE, loaded, Blue Book $8850, sale $8400. Only 59k miles, warranty to 88k, (603)986-7937. 2005 Honda Pilot EX-L, exceptional condition, well maintained, detailed yearly. 65k miles, new tires and brakes. $16,000 firm. (603)733-9116. 2007 Pontiac Vibe 63K miles, excellent condition, stabilitrak, 34mpg, auto trans, a/c, $11,200/obo (603)539-2803. 2007 VW Passat Wagon, auto, 55k, a/c, sunroof, power, leather, loaded. Excellent condition. $16,000. (603)569-1030. 2008 Jeep Commander, 17k, 1 owner miles, awd, 6cyl, a/c, pw, pl, heated seats, remote start, prem sound sys. 7 passenger $20,900. Call or email jam@m-mprinting.net. (863)287-2019. HERMANSON!S AUTO WAREHOUSE, LTD Auto Sales & Repair Eastern Spaces Warehouse East Conway Road Hermansonsautowarehouse.com 05 Dodge Caravan, 6cyl, auto. Blue.....................................$5,250 04 Jeep Gr Cherokee, 4x4, 8cyl, auto, tan ..............................$7,500 03 Dodge Durango, 4x4, 8cyl, auto, grey............................$5,900 02 Chevy Trailblazer, 4x4, 6cyl, auto, pewter ........................$6,250 02 Ford Explorer, 4x4, 6cyl, auto, green ...................................$5,450 02 GMC Envoy, 4x4, 6cyl, auto, maroon ................................$5,900 02 GMC Yukon XL, 4x4, 8cyl, auto pewter .................................$6,750 02 GMC Yukon, 4x4, 8cyl, auto, pewter .................................$5,900 02 Jeep Liberty, 4x4, 6cyl, auto, white....................................$5,900 01 Dodge Durango, 4x4, 8cyl, auto, green ..........................$5,950 01 Nissan Altima, 4xyl, auto, blue......................................$4,900 01 Pontiac Gran Prix, 6xyl, auto, black....................................$5,900 00 Chevy Blazer, 4x4, 6cyl, auto, white....................................$4,750 00 Ford F150, 4x4, 8cyl, auto, ex cab, maroon ........................$6,450 00 Jeep Gr Cherokee, 4x4, 6cyl, auto, blue.............................$6,250 00 Jeep Gr Cherokee, 4x4, 8cyl, auto, gold.............................$6,250 00 Pontiac Bonneville 6 cyl, auto. Silver ...................................$4,950 00 VW Cabrio, 4cyl, 5spd, conv. blue......................................$4,900 99 Chevy Tahoe, 4x4, 8cyl, auto, redl ......................................$4,900 99 GMC Sierra, 4x4, 8cyl, auto, ex cab. Maroon ........................$5,250 Our vehicles are guaranteed to pass inspection and come with a 20 day plate and 30 day mechanical warranty. In house financing with 50% down payment and a minimum $200/month payment at 0% APR for 12-18 month term. Please call Sales at 356-5117.

RICKER Auto Salvage- Buying complete junk vehicles and light iron over the scale. Buying aluminum, brass, copper, lead radiators. 323-7363. BUYING junk cars and trucks ME & NH. Call for price. Martin Towing. (603)305-4504. BUYING Junk vehicles, paying cash. Contact Joe (207)712-6910. I buy cars, trucks, SUV, foreign or domestic. 2000 or newer. Call (603)387-7766.

Boats 15FT 2001 Terhi Nordic with Bimini and Mooring cover. 2006 Suzuki DF40 motor with warranty. 2002 Load Rite trailer and accessories included. $5000. Call 603-986-1488 or email: lazychef@roadrunner.com. 1985 25’ Renken Cuddy Cabin inboard/ outboard, needs upholstery $1000 (603)770-0816. 2005 Old Town Canoe 15’ Sportsman, transom with 2005 Johnson 3.3hp motor. Excellent condition. $1195 (603)447-6855. BOAT slip rental at Ossipee Lake Marina, Freedom, NH for 2011 season. Call Linda (603)475-8940.

Business Opportunities SUB & PIZZA SHOP FOR SALE

ATTITASH studio apt. Heated pool, hot tub, cable TV, snow removal, trash all included. No pets, no smokers. $690/mo. (603)356-2203. 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 on Attitash! 3 br, 3 ba house 100yds to ski slope. Loft, deck, mt. views, w/d, dishwasher. Non-smoking, pets neg. $1500/mo + util. Available 9/1. (603)733-5150. BARTLETT Village 3rd floor, modern, 2 bedroom apartment, completely furnished, all utilities except cable included. No pets, security deposit. $750/mo. (617)968-0468, (781)279-4662.

In North Conway, well known location. Open and running. Fully equipped. $75,000. (Includes inventory). Call for details (603)726-1884. All offers considered.

Child Care STAY at home mom has openings for all ages. M-F flexible hours. Reasonable rates. Meals & snacks included. CPR certified. Full & part time (603)960-1785. STAY at home mom looking to take care of your children in my home. CPR & First Aid certified. Can pick-up before and after school at Pine Tree School. Call Amy (603)452-8559.

Crafts CONWAY INDOOR GROUP MALL

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.

Employment Wanted PRINCETON University B.A. Comparative Literature Highest Honors. Located in Intervale, seeks employment. (603)998-4831.

Flea Market COMMUNITY Flea Market, Frye burg Fair Ground, Sunday 7am-2pm. Antiques, collectibles, tools, general merchandise. Inside & outside spaces available. For info call 603-447-2679.

For Rent 2-4 bedroom long term and seasonal. Starting at $750 call 603-383-8000, anne@fgpm.com. AIRPORT Pines 2+ bedrooms, 1 bath, furnished $800/mo + utilities, pets considered. Mountain & Vale (603)356-3300 x1. 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

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We have the rental property you are looking for! Look at our full page ad in the real estate section for listings. 4 bedroom duplex, large room, nice yard, Center Conway. No pets, no smoking. Call (603)356-6062. CENTER Ossipee, 2nd floor, 2 bedroom apt. W/D, dishwasher, stove, refrigerator, heat & hot water, all blinds, porch, 1 year lease $850 plus security. No pets. (603)539-1990. CENTER Ossipee- One bedroom, sunny, carpeted, nonsmoking no pets $750/mo plus security, included heat, hot water. (603)539-1990. CENTER Ossipee- 1 bedroom apartment, spacious and sunny $745/mo. Heat, plowing, water and sewer included. No smoking in building. Security, references. (603)539-5731, (603)866-2353. 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. 2 bedroom mobile homes in Conway. $550- $650/mo. plus sec. dep. and utilities. No dogs. Call (603)960-1441. CONWAY- 3 bedroom, 1 bath house. Renovated- Central location, off-street parking, nice yard, basement with w/d hookups. Low oil heat costs, includes all maintenance and yard work. $950/mo plus utilities. References required, 1st, security deposit (negotiable) & lease. (603)447-2420. CONWAY- Newly remodeled 2 bedroom 1 bath house with new appliances, gas furnace and fenced yard. No smoking, small pet negotiable. References and security deposit required. $800/mo. plus utilities. (603)662-7515. SPACIOUS 3 bedroom apt. Conway Village, walk to beach, library, schools, shops. W/D hook-up, no smoking. Cats ok. $850/mo. Please call (603)662-9292. 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.

EFFINGHAM Lakes Region home! 4 bedrooms 3 full baths, garage, mountain views. Minutes to RT16 & 28. Pets considered! $1450/mo. Call: 603-548-9051. FRYEBURG $800/mo plus. 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath townhouse, new tile and carpet throughout, full basement, w/d hook-up, private deck and stoarge shed, no pets. 1st and security. Available July 1st. (978)580-9607. FRYEBURG Center: Maintained large luxury 2 bedroom, 2 bath townhouse. Finished basement deck w/d hook-up, no pets, good credit, $900/mo plus (207)935-3241. FRYEBURG2 bedroom, 1st floor apt. $800. Security deposit, 6 month lease. Plowing included. Fryeburg Academy school system. (207)671-2578. FURNISHED small 1 bedroom apt., Conway. Great neighborhood, gas heat, non-smokers only, no pets. $500. (603)447-3810. GLEN- 3+ bedrooms/ 2 baths, house near Attitash, Bartlett School, on 1 acre, $1200/mo, available now, no smoking, pets negotiable. (480)296-5030. GORHAM, NH Large 1 and 2 bedroom apts $650/mo +, furnished optional, heat/ hot water included. Security deposit, references. Short term available. (800)944-2038. GREAT Conway location! 1 mile from town. 3 bedrooms, 3 bath fully furnish home. 2 car garage, w/d, deck, huge fireplace, lots of windows. $1500/mo. plus utilities. Month-to-month lease & security deposit. 401-467-2963. INTERVALE Eagle Ridge two bedroom- two bath main level condo with fabulous views- gas heat- washer dryer- woodstoveprivacy- pool- tennis- $825/mo plus utilities. Call Jim Drummond Remax Presidential (986)8060. INTERVALE 2 bedroom, newly done over, small dogs ok, no smokers, no cats, $695/mo plus (603)356-2203. INTERVALE apartment- 3 bed rooms, all utilities, small dogs accepted. No smoking. W/d. $1100/mo. (603)356-2203. INTERVALE near PO, 1 bedroom condo apt. partly furnished, no smoke/ pets, references, credit, 1st & security. $600/mo. inclusive plus heat. (978)768-1114. INTERVALE private rooms: 1-2 beds, TV, fridge, Internet, utilities. Kitchen, phones, computers, laundry. $595-695/month (603)383-9779. INTERVALE- 2 bedroom, w/d, storage available. Gas heat. Call Dave (508)314-7699. JACKSON, 3 bed, 2 bath in like new condition $1300/mo plus utils. No pets, no smokers and credit & refs a must. Call Jeana at Re/Max Presidential 603-520-1793 or jeana@mwvhomes.com. LOVELL- 2 bedroom apartment, electricity included, no pets, security required. $600/mo. Call Rosie at the Lovell Village Store 207-925-1255 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. MADISON 4 bedroom house, access to private beaches, pellet wood stove, new construction, large yard, w/d, private road. Pets negotiable $1250/mo. (603)356-0444.

N.Conway Kearsarge Rd 1 bdr apt. from $655.

Deck facing brook in nice setting. W/W, plowing, rubbish removal, hot water, electricicty included. (603)356-3216. NO. Conway, Kearsarge Rd, 1 bedroom w/ deck. Propane heat. No smoking/ pets. Laundry on property. S.D. & ref. required. $625/month. Call (603)356-2514. 2 bedroom apt. downtown North Conway. No pets, no smoking $900/mo. Call (603)356-6062. NORTH Conway 2 bedroom condo for rent, no animals, $725/mo plus utilities. (603)939-2462 Vicki.

NORTH CONWAY CEDAR CREEK CONDO

Very desirable condo complex with beautiful mountain and sunset views. Borders National Forest with hiking, biking, xcountry and snowmobile trails. Entered from large common ground of condo. Two tennis courts, oversized swimming pool, six nearby ski areas. 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, kitchen/ dining room, living room with gas fireplace, finished basement, washer and dryer. Completely renovated. Sizeable deck with electric awning, end unit. Furnishings optional. Long lease preferred. Call (603)496-2564.

TAMWORTH $160/WK OR $675/MO

Well maintained 1 bedroom apt. on 1st floor, includes heat, electric, hot water, dishwasher, central vac, snow/ trash removal, coin-op w/d. (603)476-5487. TAMWORTH- furnished 3 bedroom 2 bathroom house. Fireplace, living room, garage, non-smoking, $1000/mo. (603)323-7276. TAMWORTH- Avail. 6/3: 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- one bedroom apt. $500/mo all utilities included. No dogs, Mountain views, trash included, laundry facility on site. (603)249-5230.

For Rent-Vacation AKERS Pond, Errol NH. Swim, fish, golf, moose watch, relax, all amenities, beach, dock, sunsets, 2 decks, boat and canoe included $625-$675/week (603)482-3374. AWESOME vacation rental in Bartlett, sleeps 12, near shops, restaurants, Story Land, hiking, river. Call (603)522-5251. 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.

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.

CONWAY Lake front 3 bed rooms, sandy beach $1395/wk, see wilsoncabins.com for details and availability. (206)303-8399.

NORTH Conway Village- 1 bedroom apartment. No pets, no smoking. $600/mo. (603)356-7370.

COTTAGE for rent on Leavitt Bay, Effingham. Sleeps 6. (603)539-6631. Beautiful sandy beach! No pets!.

NORTH Conway Village- 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath house, w/d, fireplace, nonsmoking, $800/mo. (603)609-5858.

COTTAGE- Lovewell Pond, Fryeburg. Lakefront, sandy beach, dock, screened porch, limit 6 people. No pets. Call 207-935-2567.

North Conway, 280 Thompson. 3 bed, 2 bath 1400 s.f., electric/ wood heat, no pets $900/mo. (603)423-0313 ext. 3701. bfortin@citysidecorp.com. NORTH Conway, Cranmore view. 2 bedroom ranch house, full dry basement with shop and w/d. Carport, 3 season porch all on 1 acre. Owner in separate home. Organic garden, pet considered. Rent includes oil heat, hot water and plowing. $975/mo plus security and references. (603)356-2028.

FRYEBURG 4 bedroom plus. Minutes to North Conway, lakes, rivers & hiking. Available weeks or weekends. Call Larry (978)302-9621. FRYEBURG vacation home, beautiful mountain views, near fairgrounds. Available summer and fall. Weekends/ weekdays. Reasonable rates. (401)742-4131. OSSIPEE Lake waterfront rental, sleeps 4, sandy beach, wknd/ wkly $100/night. Call (603)539-6509.

NORTH Conway- 1 bedroom, great views of Peaked, Cranmore, utilities included available 7/1/11, $850/mo. (520)444-7217 after 11am.

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

NORTH Conway- 4 room, w/d, close to center, furnished, woodstove, $700/mo. plus utilities. Also Roommate wanted $400/mo. (781)640-2676.

SILVER LAKE- Waterfront 2 bedroom cottage. Private sandy beach, screen porch, fireplace. Weekly rental starting at $900, June- Sept. no smoking. Call (603)367-4725.

NORTH Conway: 3 BR 2 bath luxury carriage house apartment, garage, $1250/mo includes heat and snowplowing. References and credit. Dan Jones, RE/MAX Presidential (603)356-9444, (603)986-6099. OSSIPEE area, duplex 3 bedroom, 2 full baths, garage, deck, patio, views. Close to Rt16 & 28. Pets considered. $1160/mo plus. 603-548-9051 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.

For Rent-Commercial 48'X48' garage, 2 large overhead doors, 2 post automotive lift, bathroom w/ shower, office space, 230V power, ideal for car sales/ repair. East Conway Rd. 603-860-6608. AAA warehouse space up to 4000sf radiant heat, loading docks 14’ doors, Rt41. FMI 603-520-1645. CONWAY Village- Bright retail & office rentals $297-$793; 445-1295 sq ft. Private entries, ample parking, storage available. Landlord will provide paint. Visit http;//bit.ly/JtRealty-c or (603)356-7200 x11 JtRealty.


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by Abigail Van Buren

GIRL BOTHERED BY LITTLE THINGS MUST THINK OF BIGGER PICTURE

DEAR ABBY: I am a teenage girl and my family is important to me. I really wish I could treat them better. My mom and I always fight. She says little things and I get mad at her. I feel bad for snapping at her and my sisters all the time because I really want them to know how much they mean to me. They are the best family you could ever get, and I just push them away. Mom is going through a lot of health problems, and I know my being mean won’t help her get better. Abby, help me, please. -- TEENAGE GIRL IN OHIO DEAR TEENAGE GIRL: The first thing you need to remember is that because your mother is experiencing health problems, she may not be at her best -- which is why she says some of those “little things” that make you angry. Before you react and take them personally, you need to remind yourself that she may be having a bad day. When you are upset and under stress, you should not take it out on your sisters. A better way to cope would be, rather than saying something hurtful, to leave the room or take a walk and organize your thoughts. You’ll then be better able to communicate your feelings in a rational way and avoid a fight. Please try it. These are skills that take practice, but if you master them they will serve you for a lifetime. Now, go hug your mother, tell her you love her and apologize. DEAR ABBY: I am extremely overweight (5-foot-6 and 331 pounds). I am 38 years old, and the weight is now catching up with me. It hurts to get up in the morning. My knees hurt walking up the stairs, and I can’t bear to look at myself (to the point that I will not go out except to work). I have started to pull away from my family.

“Just lose the weight”? Easier said than done! I lost 110 pounds, then gained it back and more. I don’t know who to turn to, but I know I need help. -- TOO BIG TO ENJOY LIFE DEAR TOO BIG: I’m glad you wrote, because I’m going to recommend a multi-pronged approach. The first person to contact is your physician, and tell him or her that you are ready to take off the weight and you need help. Then ask for a referral to a psychologist, to help you understand the emotional reasons you have put on so much weight, and also an American Dietetic Association-registered nutritionist who can help you craft a healthy eating program that works for you. You will also have to make some lifestyle changes, but they will SAVE YOUR LIFE. And remember, losing weight will take time. You didn’t put it on overnight; it won’t come off overnight. But by writing to me you have already taken your first step in the right direction, and I’m urging you to continue moving down the same path. DEAR ABBY: We are stumped about how to handle a situation with our grandchildren. Is it OK to set different rules in our home than they have in their own home? We are inclined to limit running or wrestling indoors, but our daughter (their mother) doesn’t feel that’s necessary. At different times both children have been injured or gotten into trouble that could have been avoided by having a “no running or wrestling inside” rule. Is it our place to establish rules for our home? -- CONCERNED IN TEXAS DEAR C.I.T.: Absolutely, and without QUESTION it is your place to establish the rules of conduct in YOUR household!

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

Doonesbury

by Gary Trudeau

For Sale

For Sale

EVERGREEN Energy is now offering for sale & installation of wood boilers. Different models for different budgets. Call today & see how you can save money on your heating bills this winter. 603-356-7478.

MAYTAG Neptune washer & dryer (front loader) $500. Behringer 400 watt DJ system $1000. John Deere 10hp snowblower $1000. Milwaukee hammer drill, never used $125. Makita 10” miter saw $100 (603)723-4165 Gorham, NH.

FENCE- North Country Fence. We are cleaning out our storage yard! Lots of 1, 2, 3 of a kind. Driveway accents, arbors, flower back drops, below wholesale. Tom (603)447-3212. FIREWOOD cut, spit and delivered. 16”, 18”, 20”, 22” $225/cord. 12”, 14” also available (603)356-5923.

FIREWOOD Green Firewood $185/cord Minimum 2 cord delivery

207-925-1138

westernmainetimberlands.com FORD E250 tires rims & hubcaps LT225/75R16, 8 lug, $200/obo. (603)662-2813. GAS Range, good condition, black $125. Electric range, glass top, good condition, white $125. Fryeburg (207)935-1087. GOLF cart- Electric, great shape, rear seat, lights, mirror, charger. $2350. (603)493-3763.

GOT BEDS? LOWEST PRICES

Best quality! King/ Queen/ Twin Mattress Sets. Compare then shop here. 603-733-5268. U save at Sunset Interiors. GREEN firewood $165/cord Brownfield locality. $175-$195 depending on distance (207)256-7942. Green firewood $175/cord, 16-24”. Free tree removal, 10 trees or more. (603)374-2391. GUNS, Guns, Guns. I trade, swap, exchange. I do not sell guns. This is a hobby. Please call if you want to trade. Please no junk. Tel. (603)367-8589. GUNS- 22cal. semi auto rifle Mossberg mod 151 with scope $75. 22cal semi auto rifle Remington mod 550 with scope $100. Thompson Center Hawken 50cal muzzleloader $100. (603)505-7171. HOT tub 3 yrs old in great condition, 2 person, used inside only, very clean. For more info call (603)447-2071 a must see!

For Rent-Commercial

For Rent-Commercial

For Sale

For Sale

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 pinkham@pinkhamrealestate.com. Broker interest.

1974 Masse Ferguson 354, 6cyl, Derkins diesel, front end loader, 2wd, hydrostatic transmission, runs and operates good. Asking $4500 (603)730-2590.

5 people hot spring spa, 110 volts, 20 amp. Ozone control, steps, chemicals $1200/bo. Serious calls only. (603)986-6640.

1974 trailer, 75’x12’w, being used as a summer place, Nay Pond, West Milan, water frontage, lot size 100’x100’, sun porch, FMI (603)752-3922.

AMAZING! Beautiful queen or full pillow top mattress set $249, king $399. See ad under “furniture”.

RETAIL & OFFICE SPACE

NORTH CONWAY VILLAGE Options from 255sf up to 8000sf Call or email for pricing Sheila 356-6321 x 6469 sheiladuane@attitashrealty.com COMMERCIAL Space, 1200 sq.ft. Electric, alarm, overhead door, excellent location. Call for more information (603)356-6329. CONWAY- Professional office building, 45 Washington St. Conway has a 3 room a/c office suite (680sf), $595/mo., also a one room, a/c, office. $190/mo. Both on 2nd floor, include heat and electricity. Call Jerry (603)447-2763.

HALL RENTALS Available at the American Legion Post 46, Conway. Contact Angie (207)229-1040 or Donnie (603)447-1884.

HIGH visibility location, between North Conway/ Bretton Woods, Route 302 West Glen. 3 story, multi use 2800 sq.ft. approx. 10 rooms, 3 bath, 60 ft covered farmers porch. Along Ellis River, ample parking $1500/month with water and plowing. 781-724-7741. INTERVALE, NH Rt. 16A/302“Office space for rent” Single/ multiple rooms. For available rooms and rental price list see Johnsoncpa.com (207)636-7606.

JACKSON VILLAGE CTR Retail/ Office Space

95 Main Street, 700 +/- sf. Retail plus 600sf. storage, off street parking, $850/mo. includes: Self controlled radiant heat, ctrl. AC, electric, plowing. Call Sue at (603)383-8259.

2- 2 step sandboxes $20/each; Sears 12” rototiller $25; Corona upright heater (new) $40, LLT step up $20; Kayak paddles (90+86) $20/each; Baby swing $10; Sears 24” snowblower, hardly used $400 (603)447-2682. 2- 26” sq electrically operated, heavy duty stainless steel louvered grills $150 each. 1 antique oak roll top desk. Appraised at $800, asking $500, good shape. 1 Queen Anne wingback chair $200. (603)662-5536. 2002 29’ Bunkhouse Jflight by Jayco. Full bedroom, full bath, a/c, 3 bunks, pull out couch, nice camper must see. Asking $6995 (603)730-2590. 2009 Wildfire Scooter 150cc, automatic $1200, 100 mpg 752-3640, 915-0474.

For Sale

21X17 signed watercolor by Tamworth artist Willey Fromm. $250 (603)539-2861.

15’ wood & canvas canoe $420 (603)356-7943.

(4) 30x9.50R15 Wild Spirit tires. Great. Call Tom (603)447-5889.

BOSCH 12” Miter saw $75, 400-600 LF cedar cldbrds 50¢ LF (603)447-2682. CANOE: 14’ Fiberglass Old Town canoe. Accessories included. Asking $600. Call (603)539-6274.

CARROLL COUNTY OIL

HOT Tub Brand new 5-person, all options, led lighting, cover and warranty, cost $5900, sell $2500. Can deliver 603-235-5218. HUSQVARNA model 450 $350. Guns for sale, handguns, AK47, 12 guage with slug barrel and scope, reloading supplies, 2 Macaw parrots with 3 cages, must go as a pair. Call for prices (603)842-2028. INDOOR Jacuzzi corner tub. Brand new never installed. Paid $1000. Will sell for $700/obo (603)662-8401. JUMBO duck eggs. Perfect for baking, deviled eggs, etc. $3/half dozen. (207)256-8029.

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

KAYAK- Proline Perception Pirouette, 132” long with skit and paddles. $250/obo. 207-256-7654.

CLAMSHELL car top carrier $25. Harmony Soprano UKE $35. 6’ barbell with 46 lbs weights $15. Darkroom equipment $20. (207)935-4117.

KITCHEN cabinets, solid Maple glaze, dovetail drawers, never installed, cost $6000, sell $1600. 603-235-1695.

DRY FIREWOOD

LACROSSE GEAR

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

Brine Lacrosse Gear- pads, gloves, 2 heads, 4 shafts, 2 helmets. Will sacrifice, $75. (603)662-9107.

ELEGANGA shower wall base set. Brand new, never installed, heavy duty lifetime warrantee. Fits 60”x34”. Paid $600, will sell for $350/obo. (603)662-8401.

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

ELLEN Eppelsheimer Silkscreen signed, numbered and framed. $400. For photos email agraniello78@gmail.com.

MUST sell! Stove, washer & dryer and push lawnmower for sale. Prices from $150 to $250. FMI (603)522-2132.

NEED Cash? Sell your stuff on Ebay. We do the work. You get cash! 10 years experience. ABCybersell (207)925-3135 Mike. OAK dining table 42x96 with 8 chairs, excellent condition $350/obo (603)356-7977. PAINTING: Historic restoration, new construction. Special economy rates. Professional. Call Rob in Tamworth, NH (603)726-6729 PAIR of 6.5” BOSS CH6530 3 way 300 watt max car speakers brand new in box $20 or installed for $35. Please make sure they fit your car before contacting me. 603-520-9940. PELLET Stove, Warnock Hersey model CC1, paid $1200, used 1 season, asking $800 (603)387-0858. REFRIGERATOR, GE, 34”wx69”h, white, side-by-side $350/obo. Chandelier $200/obo. 9’x12’ off-white Berber rug. $100/obo. All like new. (603)356-2674. ROUND table with leaves and six chairs. colonial style Temple Stewart maple $295. (603)447-5372. SAMSUNG AC 8000, like new cond. used 1 season, will do small apt. $85 256-8156. SMALL animal mounts. Male Mallard duck, male wood duck, Canadian goose, deer doe neck mount. Price from $50. (603)505-7171. SPRING Special: Screened Loam $25/yard delivered within 10 miles of Glen, beyond area available. (603)374-2391. UTILITY trailer 8’x6’x22”, was snowmobile trailer, with ramp and new lights. $550 (603)447-8887. WALLPAPER Final Clearance 100s of patterns 2.00 to 5.00 Double Roll- In Stock Waverly Fabric 2.99 Yard. All Accessories 50% off. Newall Interiors Route 16 Tamworth, NH 323-8900. WOODSTOVE- excellent condition with accessories $500/obo (954)560-1540.

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.

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: Jayw100@yahoo.com 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. Also paying above scrap prices for 2001 & newer. (207)355-1969.


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Free FREE removal of unwanted scrap metal. Sorry I cannot accept refrigerators, freezers, a/c or microwaves, gas tanks, or oil tanks. Serving Ossipee, Effingham, Freedom, Tamworth, Madison, Eaton and Conway (603)730-2590. HIGHEST cash price paid for your junk cars, farm equipment and scrap metal. Free removal, no job too big. (207)393-7318. T&B Appliance Removal. Appliances & AC’s removed free of charge if outside. Please call (603)986-5506.

Help Wanted HEAVY EQUIPMENT MECHANIC

Full-time position with benefits available. Wages are based on experience and abilities. Contact Garland Lumber 636 East Conway Road, Center Conway

(603)356-5636 Fax (603)636-5663

office@garlandlumber.net

Heavy Equipment 2005 Hudson Equipment Trailer, GVW 16,000lbs. Spring loaded ramps. Hardly used, like new condition. $3995. (603)447-6855.

Help Wanted ANDES MOUNTAIN SPORTS

Looking for a couple of part-time employees to help out in our canoe/ kayak rental business and bait & tackle shop. Must be enthusiastic, friendly and motivated. Great summer job. Apply within at Andes at 520 Rt.302 Bartlett. (603)374-6864. AVON! Reps needed all States. Sign up on-line. For details: avonnh@aol.com or 1-800-258-1815. AVON: Earnings great! No door to door necessary. Choose your own hours. For information call 323-7361. BARBER needed for busy barber shop. Confidential interview. Special Occasions 447-2229. BLUEBERRY Muffin is looking to hire a waitress, line cook, prep cook and bussers. Please apply in person between 10-2. Ask for Laurie. CHEQUERS Villa, in Tamworth, now hiring waitstaff and dishwasher. Experience necessary, weekends a must. apply in person after 4pm. Experience breakfast waitress wanted for weekends through summer and fall. Apply at Rosie’s Restaurant, Rt16 Tamworth. DELI, Cashier, 20-30 hrs/wk Am bitious and clean a must. Apply at First Stop, West Main St, Conway.

Help Wanted

Help Wanted

HVAC TECHNICIAN POSITION Federal Piping Company, Inc., is a full service company; we are now expanding the heating division to include A/C & Refrigeration. We are seeking an experienced full time individual who can service and install heating and A/C refrigeration equipment, this individual will have to be on the on-call rotation. Pay is very good with pension, benefits are optional. Applicant to call and have resume available upon interview. License requirements - valid driving, Natural and LP Gas, Oil NORA EPA. This position is for an experienced, service orientated, customer friendly person. FPI is a drug free workplace. E.O.E. Service area includes NH and Southern ME.

Help Wanted

Help Wanted

LIBRARY AIDE FRYEBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY

The Town of Fryeburg has a part-time position for a Library Aide at the Fryeburg Public Library. The 16 hour position includes working Monday, Tuesday and Saturday morning. Computer and customer service skills are required. Applications and a job description are available at the Library and the Town Office. Applications will be accepted until July 15 at 4:00 p.m. Please mail your application or resume to the attention of Town Manager, 16 Lovewell Pond Road, Fryeburg, ME 04037. The Town of Fryeburg is an equal opportunity employer.

Please call Federal Piping Company Inc. at 1-800-924-5826 Monday - Friday, 8:00AM to 4:30PM Now Hiring: Hosts Servers Bartenders We’re looking for fun and energetic people to join our team! Part and Full Time positions available. Apply in person or online @ APPLEBEES.COM

The Red Parka Steakhouse & Pub Seeks one person who doesn’t mind getting his/her hands clean. Dishwashing position available with above average wage. Apply in person please.

FT/ PT LINE COOK The Red Fox Bar & Grille has both full and part time positions for an experienced line cook. Flexible schedule with excellent wages and great benefits. Located 1.5 miles north of Story Land in Jackson Village. Call Paul at (603)383-9233 or send confidential resume to: paul@redfoxbarandgrille.com.

HOUSEKEEPER/ LAUNDRY Apply at front desk at 1732 White Mtn Hwy, North Conway, NH 03860

Full Time Community Integrator - A Community Integrator works directly with individuals with developmental disabilities in the community, providing support and training in a variety of areas including skill acquisition and building social skills. This position will be based at Essence-of-Art, a retail store and art studio supporting potters and weavers. It may also include work at other community locations. Experience in weaving or pottery is a plus. An aptitude for art or hand work is required. We are looking for candidates who are interested in being part of a team that assists each person according to their strengths, interests and abilities. Good communication skills are a must. Please send your resume with cover letter to: Northern Human Services, Attn.: Cheryl Hurst, 626 Eastman Rd., Conway, NH 03813 or email to: churst@northernhs.org. Full Time Residential Advisor - Candidate will be a responsible, caring individual who will assist adults in a residential setting. Duties will include assisting people with developmental disabilities with daily living skills and community integration. Experience as well as education in the Human Services field strongly desired, but will train the right candidate. High school diploma or equivalent required, as well as valid driver’s license and auto insurance. Please send cover letter and resume to: Molly Campbell, Residential Manager, 626 Eastman Road, Center Conway, NH 03813, fax: (603) 356-6310 or mcampbell@northernhs.org (1019). Full Time Community Integrator in Wolfeboro - Works directly with individuals with developmental disabilities. Provides support and training for employment, volunteer jobs, routine community activities and skill acquisition in areas as diverse as building social skills, learning how to handle money or even snow shoeing. A primary goal is to promote relationship building in order to help individuals become a valued and respected member of their community. Good communication skills necessary. Knowledge of “Gentle Teaching” principles preferred. To apply, send your resume with cover letter to: Northern Human Services, Attn.: Wendy Turner, Program Coordinator, 70 Bay Street, Wolfeboro NH 03894 or email to: wturner@northernhs.org. Home Care Providers - Northern Human Services is looking for community members to open their homes and share their lives as a Home Care Providers. We are assisting people that require assistance and encouragement, to continue to develop life skills that will enhance their sense of independence and their quality of life. They are looking forward to having a home to grow in, to discover new things and to develop new relationships. This is an exciting opportunity to life share and to make a difference in people’s lives! This sub- contracted position is available to NH residents only. For more information regarding this position please contact: Shanon Mason, Director of Housing at Northern Human Services, 356-6921 X 1030. Email: smason@northernhs.org All positions require a valid driver’s license, proof of adequate auto insurance, completion of driver’s and criminal background checks. NHS is an EOE. Programs of NHS do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability.


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Help Wanted

Help Wanted

SEASONAL RETAIL SALES CLERK Full-time through October, then weekends only through Jan. 1 (not open Christmas weekend). Must be available Fri/Sat/Sun. Flexible hours.

If you’re friendly and dependable, enjoy working with people, and have an interest history, we’d like to talk with you! Our gift shop is in the 1874 train station in the middle of North Conway Village and specializes in quality souvenirs and railroad memorabilia, including a nice selection of books. With 4-5 train departures daily, this is a fun, often fast-paced environment. Some computer knowledge preferred, but we will train (pun intended!).

Please apply in person 9a.m. – 1p.m., Mon-Fri. If you have questions, please call Susan at 356-5251, ext. 18

Help Wanted

Help Wanted

DOES working in the company of people who share the passion and vision of creating a better world through learning speak to you? Perhaps you belong here. Cornerstone Kids is seeking a creative, nurturing and energetic individual to join our preschool team. This is a full time, year round position. Candidate must have at least 9 credits in ECE. Associate’s Degree & experience preferred. Salary commensurate with education & experience. Please email resumes to info@cornerstonekids.us or mail to Cornerstone Kids, PO Box 477, North Conway, NH 03860.

EXPERIENCED CAKE DECORATOR

Fast paced growing bakery looking for mature experienced cake decorator and baker. Please call for more information and to schedule interview. 603-733-7378. FULL time position in fast paced MWV commercial laundry, great job for the right person. Please call for details (603)817-1152. GENERAL labor help needed. W-9 will be filled out. M-F some weekends. Call 603-447-9011 for a working interview. Starting as PT might go FT. HAY crew, 3-4 hours/ day. 2-3 days/ week, late afternoon depending on weather. $10/hr. (603)383-8917.

Help Wanted

Help Wanted

WAITSTAFF NEEDED

HOUSEKEEPER/ BREAKFAST SERVER.

Experienced, for busy summer season. Weekends necessary. Apply in person any day at Glen Junction Restaurant, Junction of Rte.16 and 302 Glen. LEAD Construction Site Installer/ Laborer and Heavy Equipment Operator. Must have experience operating ride on Vibratory Roller, 16 ton Excavator, Bull Dozer, Thomas Screen and working with breakers, compactors as well as adhering to all safety protocols. Full time avail. Blue/Cross Blue Shield Health Insurance, paid vacations, full benefits package. Pleasant North, LLC, General Contractors or send resume to PleasantNorth@gmail.com 603-383-8090.

PT position. Friendly, energetic person to assist with housekeeping and breakfast service. Weekends required. Attention to detail, immaculate housekeeping, and team spirit are musts. Inn at Ellis River, Jackson. 383-9339.

HEAD HOUSEKEEPER Looking for self-motivated and energetic person to supervise our housekeeping functions. Job includes hands-on housekeeping and assisting with breakfast. Job can be full time with vacation. Weekend work required. References required. Reliable transportation a must. The Nothcland Inn, in Crawford Notch, Hart’s Location. (603)374-6131.

LINE COOK CDL-A DRIVER/LABORER EQUIPMENT OPERATOR/LABORER Full-time positions available with competitive benefit package. Construction experience preferred

Apply at L. A. Drew, Inc. Rte 16 & 302, Intervale, NH or email at info@ladrew.com

SUMMER ATTRACTION ATTENDANTS Attitash has openings for Full and Part Time attendants for their summer attractions. Looking for outgoing, guest oriented individuals for Summer employment. No experience necessary, will train. Shifts include days, weekends and holidays. For additional information, please visit our website at www.attitash.com or contact Human Resources at (603)374-2625. EOE.

Mental Health Clinician for Children and Adolescents Experienced full-time Mental Health Clinician to work with children and adolescents. LCPC or LCSW with current Maine licensure. Send resume to info@svhc.org or mail to: Human Resources Coordinator Sacopee Valley Health Center PO Box 777, Parsonsfield, ME 04047 Sacopee Valley Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Organization.

IMMEDIATE opening for the following position:

Maintenance Man 32 hours per week or more. Must apply in person at the front desk of the Green Granite. Weekends a MUST.

1515 White Mt. Hwy., North Conway, NH NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

FT/ PT for busy breakfast/ lunch shifts. Minimum three years experience. Weekends necessary. Apply in person any day at Glen Junction Restaurant, Junction Rte.16 and 302 Glen.

MACHINIST/ TOOLMAKER

Full time position making models, tools, special equipment, etc. Experience required. Send resume to: Dearborn Bortec, Inc., PO Box 310, Fryeburg, ME 04037. NOW taking applications for an experienced telemarketer. Salary plus commission. Must have own transportation. For interview, call (603)520-4812 ask for Don. OVERNIGHT Summer Camp located on Ossipee Lake looking for a daily Tennis instructor! Must be over 18, experience desired. Contact Woody (603)539-4500. PART-TIME position available immediately. Exciting, rewarding work where every day is something new! Work with our great stuff caring for homeless dogs and cats. Schedule TBD, but will include weekends. Please send resume to Harvest Hills Animal Shelter, 1389 Bridgton Rd., Fryeburg Maine 04037. No Phone Calls Please. PT Personal Care Attendant to work with an active, outdoorloving young boy in the central Carroll County area. 10 hrs/week during the school year and 15 hrs/week during vacations. Seizure management required. Send resume plus three letters of reference to Mary Ellen Cade, Northern Human Services, 87 Washington St., Conway, NH 03818, or mecade@northernhs.org EOE. Position requires valid driver’s license, proof of adequate auto insurance, and driver’s and criminal background checks. (036). PT/ FT Housekeeper/ Yard Maintenance. $9/hr. J1 students, yes. Through 10/11. Call Bartlett Inn (603)374-2353. RAFFERTY’S Restaurant, North Conway, seeking Line Cook & Bartender. Minimum 3 years experience required. Weekends a must. Apply within.

SEASONAL WAREHOUSE HELP

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

* Spa Nail Technician * • Come join our fun, friendly SPA! Must have New Hampshire nail tech or cosmetology license and great attitude!

* Servers * • Energetic candidate with STRONG work ethic. • Reliable witha friendly and outgoing attitude a must. • Flexible schedule needed! • Serving and computer experience preferred. Please stop in either resort for an application or email resumes to: slambert@redjacketmountainview.com or mail your resume to: RJMV Resort, Attn: Steve Lambert PO Box 2000, North Conway, NH 03860

Duties include: Receiving, loading, unloading, and delivery of furniture. Heavy lifting a must! Valid DOT card preferred, but not required. Must have driver’s license and a clean driving record. Seasonal could develop into full time, all year round. Apply in Person to: Warehouse Manager, Tim Cochrane at Parsons Furniture LLC. 636 Center Street (Rte. 28) Wolfeboro, NH. VITO Marchello’s Italian Bistro now hiring experienced Bartender. Apply in person before 5pm. No phone calls please. Ask for Toni.

STYLIST WANTED Busy salon in the center of North Conway Village has booth rental opportunity available. Lots of walk-ins/ flexible rental fee and commission paid on product sales. All inquiries are kept confidential. FMI call 356-6122 or (603)662-4076


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Help Wanted

Help Wanted

KFC IS HIRING!! PART TIME & FULL TIME POSITIONS AVAILABLE We require people who are: • Team Players with an Outgoing Attitude • Customer Focused • Competitive Pay

Drop by the store for an application KFC, 715 White Mountain Highway, Conway NH

Help Wanted

Home Improvements

Motorcycles

Roommate Wanted

The Red Fox Bar & Grille

ROOF WORK

is now accepting applications for experienced, servers. Must be able to work a flexible schedule. Apply in person between 10-3pm. Or send an email inquiry to: paul@redfoxbarandgrille.com Jackson, NH (603)383-4949.

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.

2000 Honda Helix scooter. 250cc, low miles, excellent condition $1800/obo. (401)742-4131.

FULLY furnished bedroom, everything included. $395/mo. No smoking, drinking, or pets. in lovely Jackson. (603)383-7007.

VITO Marchello’s Italian Bistro now hiring experienced full and part time Line Cooks, Wait Staff and Dishwashers. Apply in person before 4pm. No phone calls please. Ask for Dave. Now in North Conway Village! WANTED- Nursing Assistant to Assist Disabled Young Lady at her home with personal care & transfers. Help needed. (603)447-1826.

Home Improvements 1 CALL DOES IT ALL Positions Available:

Bus Driver CDL Class B Minimum Shuttle Driver / River Staff Applicant for either position must be 21 or old with a good driving record. Applications can be obtained at Saco Bound or email employment@sacobound.com 2561 E Main St, Rte 302 Center Conway, NH

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

EXPERIENCED SALES PROFESSIONAL We are seeking a seasoned Automotive Professional with the ability to properly follow the steps to a sale. Great customer satisfaction skills, outstanding follow-up habits and proficient closing ability. Located in beautiful North Conway, we have an outstanding loyal customer base, very expansive market area with high quality customers & prospects. If you are a true automotive pro looking for the “Right Store” we are where you want to be. Great pay plan, plenty of inventory, new & used. Family owned business since 1976.

Apply in person to: Jim Proko, Sales Manager By mail to: 802 Eastman Road, No. Conway, NH 03860 By Email: sales@crestautoworld.com or online at: www.crestautoworld.com

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

HARDWOOD FLOORING DUST FREE SANDING

Professional -installation- 20 yrs. experience. Excellent references. Weiler Building Services, (603)986-4045.

CONSTRUCTION & PAINT

Free 8’ picnic table with contracts over $1,500. Interior/ exterior- all applications. Deckssiding- sheds- new builds- remodels. Call Lash- Conway, NH. Since 1998 (603)960-2175.

DECKS!!! Route 302, North Conway, new Hampshire

Is your deck a mess? Bring back its beauty! Powerwashing/ repairs/ staining/ Painting. Chris (603)662-6117. ERIC J. Holden Interior/ Exterior Painting. Carpentry, drywall, water damage, free estimates, great rates. (603)452-8032, (207)452-8825.

Experienced Carpenter ARE YOU READY FOR A CHANGE? Enjoy the quality of life found in the Mt. Washington Valley while working in a progressive hospital that matches advanced medical technology with a compassionate approach to patient care. Join our team and see what a difference you can make! In addition to competitive salaries, we offer an excellent benefits package that includes health/dental, generous paid time off, matching savings plan, educational assistance and employee fitness program. We have the following openings:

• Medical Records Clerk- F/T and P/T. Min two yrs ofc exp. Familiarity with healthcare billing and diagnostic coding preferred. Computer literate. • RN- Per Diem. Medical-Surgical Nurse, BLS/ACLS certified. Day/Night, 12 hr shifts. Experience preferred. • Office RN- P/T and Per Diem. Office experience preferred. BLS required. Willing to be a team player, NH License. Coumadin Therapy Certification or willingness to obtain. • Collections- F/T. Initiate collection of accounts through written, verbal and personal contact with the patient or specified guarantor. Recommend changes & procedures as necessary to the Director of Patient Financial Services or Billing Manager. • Biller- Per Diem. Performs billing and collections function of accounts with balances due from insurance companies. High school Diploma or GED; prefer two years business college or specialized program. Two years office experience. One year hospital experience. • Lab Aide- Per Diem. Excellent Phlebotomy Skills and Computer Skills required. • Medical Assistant- .7 FTE and Per Diem. Certification as a Medical Assistant is required. Applicant must be computer literate and have strong reading, writing, communication and analytical skills. Every other wknd coverage. • Registration Clerk- Full-time and Per Diem. Minimum two years office experience. Familiarity with healthcare billing and diagnostic coding preferred. Computer literate. Must be a team player. A completed Application is required to apply for all positions Website: www.memorialhospitalnh.org. Contact: Human Resources, Memorial Hospital, an EOE PO Box 5001, No. Conway, NH 03860. Phone: (603)356-5461 • Fax: (603)356-9121

Repairs remodels, new construction. Reasonable rates, free estimates. Call Dave (603)520-4543.

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

HANDYMAN SERVICES Pressure Washing, Inspection, Repairs, Carpentry, Painting, Roofing, Tree Trimming, Fences, Decks, Ramps, Heating, Wiring, Kitchen and Bath Repairs, Drywall, Landscaping, Flooring, Shelving and Storage, Door Locks, Gutters, Cleaning and Clean Outs, Odd Jobs and more. Call (603)452-5132.

Home Works Remodelers

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

GUITAR LESSONS With Mike Stockbridge- Berklee, UMaine All styles, levels, and ages. www.mikestockbridge.com (603)733-9070. STAINED Glass Workshop Wednesdays 7/6-8/10 6-8pm. North Conway Community Center. For details 603-296-5418.

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

5.3 +- ACRES FOR SALE ON CONWAY LAKE

1000'+/- waterfront for sale on on of NH most pristine lakes NHDES shore land permitting completed. 3 BR septic design construction permit issued. Deeded 10'x30' aluminum dock. Secluded wooded lot with private peninsula buffer. No waiting, ready to build immediately! $525,000. Call Rick 603-833-9983 or Dorothy 603-733-8807 or email redepropertiesllc@hotmail.com for more information. CENTER Conway. Location, Location, Location! Jct. of 302 and 113. 78 acres. $299,000. 603-367-8054. CONWAY, NH 1.89 acres on Applecroft Lane on Saco River $85,000 radiof075@hotmail.com (978)468-4627. MADISON Shores 3 lots. All approvals, nice lakeside community in Madison, $29,000$39,000. Tom (603)447-3212.

Mobile Homes New 14’ Wides from $26,995 Or $1,400 down 240 @ $207 Apr 7.5% Irresistible 56X28

with drop down kitchen, loaded $77,995.

Modular cape ranch and 2 story, all on display. WWW.CM-H.Com Open Daily & Sunday Camelot Homes Rt. 3 Tilton, NH LOOKING for used home in great shape to put on my land in North Conway. Call 986-3991. MOVE your home to our park in central North Conway. Walk to shopping, trails, restaurants. $300 per month, no dogs. Good credit. (603)986-3991.

Modular/Manuf Homes

All phases of construction, from repairs to complete homes. www.sites.google.com/site/home worksremodelers/ (603)455-7115, (603)447-2402, homwrksrem@yahoo.com.

1990 Derose Amherst, manufactured home- 2 bedrooms, parlor, kitchen, sunroom, 1 bath, screened in porch, located on big lot in Ossipee Mountain Estates. $15,000. Possible owner financing. (603)539-7108.

MASONRY- Custom stonework, fireplaces, brick, block, patios, repairs. Ph: 603-726-8679.

Motorcycles

Painting/ Powerwashing Professional quality work. Attention to detail! References, free estimates, insured. Chris (603)662-6117. PAINTING: Historic restoration, new construction. Special economy rates. Professional. Call Rob in Tamworth, NH (603)726-6729

1983 Honda, CX650, runs great looks good. Needs minor work. $850/obo. Tom 447-3212. 2003 Harley Davidson Electra Glide Ultra Classic 100th Anniversary Edition. 42850 miles. Excellent condition, black, stereo/cd, luggage rack on trunk, with Vance Hines exhaust. $10,500/obro. Call Rob at 603-723-6129.

2008 Suzuki Boulevard S50, 805cc v-twin, black, windshield, cover, only 610 miles, excellent condition. Eaton, $4250. (603)367-8033.

LARGE bedroom Passaconway Rd. Share rest of house. Dull basement to store stuff. $125/wk (603)960-2827.

2009 Harely Davidson Softail Deluxe, sunglow red, excellent condition, 7400 miles, $14,500. (603)986-0220.

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

Buy • Sell • Trade www.motoworks.biz

NORTH Conway, share bunk room $65/wk plus utilities, w/d, cable, wireless. Call Dave (508)314-7699.

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

Recreation Vehicles 1988 28’ Coachmen travel trailer. Excellent shape, sleeps 6, $2200/obo. Located in Madison. Linda (603)733-8737. 2006 27’ Salem 5th wheel, living room, dinette, slide out, sleeps 6, excellent condition. Hardly used. $13,000/obro. Call (603)323-5024. 2008 PleasureWay Excel TS 20’ 16,000 miles, generator, excellent condition 16mpg, $57K 772-559-4611.

Real Estate BARTLETT- Birchview by the Saco, excellent neighborhood. Across the street from Saco River, 1 mile from Story Land, 1 mile to Attitash. Located on a corner half acre lot. Single Bavarian style chalet in excellent condition, with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, fully applianced kitchen. Full basement, w/d, oil heat, 4 zones. Woodstove, wrap around mahogany deck, tool shed, association private beach on Saco, etc, etc. For Sale by Owner with Owner Financing only for $234,500. Property has to be seen to be appreciated, so call (617)571-4476 or (603)383-9165. CENTER Conway, off of Stark Rd., log home. 2 plus bedroom, 2 bath, 2 car garage in great shape. $189,000. Posted June 13th on Craigslist. Or call 603-662-3244, ask for Mark. CONWAY owner financing: 3 br./ 3 ba. house w/ studio. $297,500 MLS#2822336. $20,000 down. L. Davis NH Broker/ Owner (603)447-1329. DOUBLE Dip Recession Pricing at Land Tech. Land surveys, site designs, land use permits, perc tests. Call 603-539-4900. FRYEBURG owner financing: Two 3 bedroom mobile homes w/ 1.7 acres $99,500. MLS#2822351. $5000 down. L. Davis ME Broker/ Owner (603)447-1329. LOOKING to buy or sell property from Attitash west through Bartlett? Contact local expert Tony Rocco for honest, reliable service. 23 years with Attitash Realty. (603)374-0813 or tonyrocco@roadrunner.com NORTH Myrtle Beach area, South Carolina, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, living room, dining room, fully applianced kitchen, den, laundry room with w/d, garage, $209,000. (843)283-8575.

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.

Real Estate, Commercial MADISON Investment property: Total monthly income: $1495. Asking $149,900 negotiable. 508-726-3439 for details.

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

NORTH Conway- Looking for foreign student interested in sharing bunk room for summer $65/wk plus utilities. Have bikes to use. Dave (508)314-7699. NORTH Conway- room in pri vate home. Male, no smoking/ drinking, cable, all util., $350/mo. 662-6571. TAMWORTH- $85/wk, includes cable, heat, electric and wifi,. (603)662-6015.

Services #1 SANDY'S CLEANING Private, seasonal homes, rentals, commercial, construction cleaning. Security checks, maintenance. 30 years serving the valley. (603)383-9342. $200 for your unwanted car or truck. Call Rich (603)978-9079.

Affordable Handyman Senior discounts, interior/ exterior painting, windows, sheetrock, carpentry. Insured. Gary (603)356-3301. BABYSIT, clean private homes, 207-890-8818. Lawn care, odd jobs, 603-960-1447. 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. www.bizeebeeservices.com (603)447-5233 CAREGIVING and respite care. Experienced LNA. Available evenings, nights and weekends. (603)960-1785. CARPENTRY, handyman, property maintenance, no job too small. Call Dennis Bisson, 723-3393, free estimates.

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

HOME PC Computer Services: Repairs, Tune-Ups, Training, Consulting: 12 years experience, references, house calls, lowest rates: Dave Brennan (207)216-0220 Fryeburg.

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


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Services

Storage Space

Yard Sale

Excavator/ Skid Steer

BROWNFIELD Self Storage. 10x10, 10x15, 10x20,10x30. Prepay 6 months- 7th month free! Call for prices. (207)625-8390.

1191 Ossipee Trail (Rt25), Porter ME, on the NH/ ME line. Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 8-4pm. Tools, household items, furniture, too many items to list.

Digging, Trenching, Test Pits, Clearing, Equipment Hauling, York Raking, Loader Work, Etc. Insured. Small Jobs Encouraged. (603)986-1084. www.cooklineboring.com FRANK’S Carpentry- All types carpentry, specialize in mobile home repairs, decks, replacement windows, doors (603)447-6538. HYPNOSIS for habit change, stress, regression. Michael Hathaway, DCH, certified hypnotherapist. Madison 367-8851. www.whitemountainhypnosiscenter.com.

LAWN SERVICE Student Pro. UNH student providing quality lawn care at resonable rates (603)770-7669. LIGHT tractor and trucking Work. Dig, grade, move. Transport, insured, Call 603-520-9033. LING'S Handy Work and Landscape. Quality work at a good price cling92@yahoo.com (603)986-7895.

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

PAINT & STAIN Free 8’ picnic table with contracts over $1,500. Interior/ exterior- all applications, pressure washing- texture applications. Call Lash- Conway, NH. Since 1998 (603)960-2175. PERSONAL care assistant, respite care, full-time, part-time days, nights, and fill-in. 25 years experience. 207-807-1011.

POOL SERVICE Maintenance, Equipment, Liners, Openings, 22 years. 603-785-8305.

PROCLEAN SERVICES Spring cleaning, windows, carpets, rental cleaning, condos, janitorial services, commercial, residential. Insured. (603)356-6098.

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

THE HANDYMAN

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

FREE UHAUL TRUCK With move in. Climate Control Storage available. 5x5s all the way up to 10x30s for all your storage needs. Visit East Conway Self Storage 819 East Conway Road. (603)356-8493.

GLEN WAREHOUSE Storage, household, autos, motorcycles, RVs, snowmobiles. Discounted Penske Truck rentals (603)383-6665 www.valleyauto.us 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. STORAGE trailers for rent, 27 to 45’. Good clean dry units. Call D. Rock. 1-800-433-7625.

SUMMER SPECIAL Rent any unit for 2 months and get the third month free! 10x20 only $110, 12x24 only 125. Alternative Storage, East Conway Rd. 603-860-6608.

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

Wanted BUYER of beer & soda cans. Copper, brass, car batteries, etc. 1-603-730-2590.

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. Complete Yard Care, lawns, shrubs, mulching, debris removal. Free estimates, fully insured (603)662-4254, (207)625-8840.

GREAT HOME CARE TEAM

These 4 wonderful people cared for my mother and are now available to help you. Individually or as a team, they are professional, experienced, outstanding providers of in-home care. Call: Kelly (603)986-4891, Sandy (207)890-4864, Jan (207)807-1011, Lori (603)986-4132. Reference: Sue Rose, RN (781)248-0109.

IN-HOME 24 HR HEALTHCARE SERVICES

Flexible hours, excellent references. 16 plus yrs experience. FMI call (603)986-4891.

FRIDAY 6/24 & Saturday 6/25. 130 Old Granite Road, Ossipee, NH. From 7am to 3pm both days. If rain Friday 6/24 move to Saturday 7/2.

HUGE BARN SALE AT RARE FINDS

corner of Route 113 and Mooney Hill Road Madison. Bureaus, Rattan Sofa/ Chair Ottoman. Coffee Tables, End Tables, Fabric, Curtains, Tools, Glassware, Lots of Good Stuff! Friday and Saturday and Sunday. Check out our Free pile too! Dealers Welcomed. MAKE an offer yard sale. Duco Apartments, Rt.113, Tamworth. 2 mattress sets, crib/ toddler bed set, TV/ VCR combo, highchair, car seat, kitchen, Christmas & misc. items. From 11am-6pm. Fri., Sat., Sun., June 24, 25, 26.

MOVING ESTATE SALE ALL CONTENTS INSIDE SATURDAY 8-4PM

Must sell all. Blow out prices. Like new washer & dryer, beautiful costume jewelry & 14k gold, vintage, collectibles, sterling, beautiful new designer clothing, antique wrought iron Italian chandelier, one of a kind. Must see! 86 Adam Circle, off Old Mill Rd., near Conway Lake, (603)447-1808. Directions to sale: Take Rt. 113 toward Fryeburg. Turn right at Mill Street (Veteran’s Triangle), pass lake, 1st street turn left. Next street on right will be Adam Circle. MOVING Sale- 40 years of stuff, 6 bookshelves, tools, file cabinets, 2 desks, furniture, kitchen ware, some antiques. 39 Mountain View, near corner Page Hill Road and Turkey St. Saturday 6/25 9-5pm. MOVING sale: Welder weight set, NoricTrack AudioRider, appliances, furniture, yard sale stuff. Friday & Saturday, 8-3. 325 Pound Road, Madison. (603)387-0384.

MULTI-FAMILY yard sale Sat. 6/25, Sun. 6/26, 9am-4pm. 678 Tamworth Road (1/4 mile North of Brett School). Avon, furniture, toys, automotive, antiques, baby crib, too much too list.

YOUR TRUSTED LOCAL HANDYMAN PROFESSIONAL

Situation Wanted

BARN Sale, downsizing, something for everyone. Fri/ Sat/ Sun 8-5pm. Rain/ shine. 3m east on 302 from Fryeburg Village (207)935-1146.

MULTI-FAMILY garage sale. Sunday 9am-3pm. Pequawket Trail, off Ossipee Lake Road, Freedom. Furniture, kitchen items, crib, motorcycle jacket and gloves, slalom ski, and lots more.

YARD BIRDS

Emergency Calls, Inspections, Contractor and Handyman Services, Repairs, Installs, Renovations, Improvements, Handicap Accessibility, Interior and Exterior Repairs, Building and Property Maintenance, plus more! Call (603)452-5132.

3.5 miles Passaconway Rd. Sat. Sun. Quality clothes, pool table, air hockey table, antiques, jewelry.

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

EAST COAST ART & ANTIQUE BUYERS Art, collections, furnishings, books, etc. Professional, discrete. Marc (603)986-8235.

GOLD OVER $1,500/0Z.! WE BUY DIAMONDS, GOLD, SILVER, COINS,

Platinum, Jewelry, Watches & Antiques. Free estimates. North Country Fair Jewelers. Established 1969. 2448 Main St., North Conway (603)356-5819. LOOKING for trains, cars, boats, planes, teddy bears, thimbles, stamps. Hartmann Museum. Call Roger (603)356-9922 or www.hartmannrr.com.

WESTWARD Shores Campground yard sale. 110 Nichols Rd, West Ossipee, NH. Saturday, June 25th, 8:30am-2pm. Multiple family yard sale. Raininside. Shine- outside.

Yard Sale

Sat. June 25th 8:30-2. Antiques, collectibles, household, 1st edition books. Timbershore Rd, off East Conway Rd. Conway.

Yard Sale Special

15 words or less for 3 days

$5.00

Ossipee Old Home Week announces schedule The theme of the 2011 Ossipee Old Home Week, scheduled from July 1-10, is “A Time To Remember.” The events are as follows: Friday, July 1: 5 p.m. Spagetti supper at St. Joseph’s Church, Moultonville Road, Center Ossipee, sponsored by: The Boy Scouts Troop 234. Saturday, July 2: 8 a.m. to noon: Fishing Derby at the Mill Pond, at the junction of Moultonville Road and Ossipee Mountain Road, in Center Ossipee, sponsored by the: Ossipee Police Department, Ossipee Old Home Week Committee, and the VFW Post 8270 & Auxiliary. Free. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Pow Wow at Mother Earth’s Creation, Route 16, in West Ossipee, sponsored by: Mother Earth’s Creation. For more information call 323-8181 or go to www.motherearthscreation.com. Free. 10 a.m. to noon: The Book Cellar at Ossipee Public Library on Main Street in Center Ossipee, benefits the Friends of the Ossipee Public Library. 2 to 4 p.m.: Touch-A-Truck at Ossipee Town Hall Parking Lot, on Main Street in Center Ossipee, sponsored by Ossipee Recreation Department and the Ossipee Branch of Citizens Bank. Free. 5 to 6 p.m.: Dinner Bell at First Congregational Church of Ossipee, 50 Route 16B in Center Ossipee. A meal and fellowship for the community. Free.

COUNTRY ECOLOGY from page 25

then, with the chimney flue performing as a sound chamber to echo the loud call throughout the house for hours. Whip-poor-wills seem to like the sound of their own voices, never tiring of nearly l000 renditions during some nights. "Jarring" the darkness with these calls puts them in the "Nightjar" family. Whip-poorwills use this celebrated call from May through early August to help locate a present or prospective mate or rival. If you are close enough to the bird, you will hear a slight "Chuck" sound just before the loud call ensues. In olden times, in more suspicious folklore, it was said that when a whip-poor-will called on your door-stone, its visit presaged sickness or death in the family. Whip-poor-wills rarely, if ever, hunt for their young in day-time, but as shades of night fall, they rise from the ground or from some horizontal tree limb, where they've lain all day. They can be much camouflaged on dead leaves on the ground, with their gray and brown plumage perfectly blending with the ground cover where the bird nests in dry, open woodlands. With no concealment whatsoever, the female

7 p.m.: Variety Show at Ossipee Central School Gym, on Main Street in Center Ossipee, sponsored by the Ossipee Old Home Week Committee. For more information and if you want to perform contact Anne Ward at 539-2696 by June 24. Free. Sunday, July 3: 8 a.m.: Church Services. Attend the Church of your choice. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Pow Wow at Mother Earth’s Creation, Route 16, in West Ossipee, sponsored by: Mother Earth’s Creation. For more information call 323-8181 or go to www.motherearthscreation.com. Free. 4 to 7 p.m.: Gym Flyers at Ossipee Town Hall, Main Street, Center Ossipee. An indoor model aviation flying activity. Experience what modern advances in micro electronics and advanced materials have made possible. Sponsored by the Ossipee Recreation Department and the Mount Washington Valley Radio Control Club. Free. MONDAY, JULY 4: 9 a.m.: Parade line up at the junction of Dorr’s Corner and Moultonville Roads, in Center Ossipee. (Rain date is Monday, July 5 at 9 a.m). 10 a.m.: Ossipee's annual July 4th Parade: The parade route starts at Dorr’s Corner and Moultonville Roads, and runs down Moultonville Road and Main Street to Ossipee Town Hall, in Center Ossipee. (the rain date is Tuesday, July 5 at 10 a.m.). Free. see OLD HOME WEEK page 44

is confident she can incubate her two eggs without ever being discovered in the sun-dappled shade. Her eyes are mere slits then, but open round and large at night as she takes to the air. Whip-poor-wills move rapidly, with their large mouths extended wide to trap flying insects with the speed and dexterity of a bat. They rarely fly more than 25 feet above the ground. The whip-poor-will's lifestyle works another astonishing miracle. The bird's reproductive life cycle conforms to the waxing and waning of the moon. Hatching out when the moon is at its brightest, the new young are easily satisfied by their parents, who hunt most effectively in full moonlight. In recent years, we have lost up to 50 percent of these ground-nesting, neo-tropical migrants. New Hampshire Audubon staff and volunteers are presently venturing into the darkness to study whip-poor-wills and determining habitat needs. Dave Eastman also broadcasts “Country Ecology” four times weekly over WMWV 93.5 fm. As Vice President of the Lakes Region Chapter/ ASNH, he welcomes you to monthly programs at the Loon Center in Moultonborough. He is available at: www. countryecology.com for consultation.


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Margaret Mills receives the Quality of Life Award for Carroll County Harvard has just completed a 20 year study which states that potato chips and French fries contribute to the greatest weight gain over time. Not great news for us chip and fry lovers. It seems that over a four-year period, potato chip fans can gain 1.69 pounds. You should note the average weight gain in this study was 3.35 pounds. Sugary drink lovers gained 1 pound over the same period. The good news: sweets and desserts caused the smallest gains. Who knew? Since no mention was made of pizza in this study I want to remind everyone that this Thursday, June 30, the Gibson center will be participating in another Flatbread fundraiser. Buy any pizza that day between the hours of 4 to 9 p.m. and a percentage of those sales will go to Gibson. Then on Saturday, July 2 we’ll be holding our annual Fourth of July craft fair. This is a threeday event and Karen has lined up a wonderful variety of crafters including fine jewelry, art, pottery, gourmet specialty foods, stained glass, woodcrafts, Adirondack chairs and more. The fair will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday. Finally it is my great pleasure to tell you that our own Margaret “Peggy” Mills received the Quality of Life Award for Carroll County at this year’s RSVP volunteer luncheon. In all her volunteer activities Peggy has always shown the utmost dedication and commitment, a keen curiosity, an open-mindedness and willingness to experiment with new approaches and a thoroughness beyond basic requirements. She is a treasure to the Gibson Center and Carroll County RSVP and a model for senior volunteerism. Congratulations Peggy. Have a good week and pray for our troops. This week’s events Monday, June 27: Chair exercise class begins at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 28: Belly dancing class begins at 9:30 a.m. in the activity room. Lunch will be served at noon at our Silver Lake meal site today.

Wednesday, June 29: Wii games are available in the social room 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. David Lloyd will provide a demonstration of Shaker chimes in the dining room at lunch time. A free blood pressure clinic will take place in the dining room from 11:45-12:45. Game day begins at 12:30 p.m. in the activity room. Thursday, June 30: Chair exercise class begins at 10:30 a.m. Medicare counseling is available from noon to 1 p.m. in the dining room. The Gibson Fundraiser at Flatbread’s takes place today from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday, July 1: The Independence Day indoor picnic begins at 11:30 in the dining room. Ballroom dance class begins at 12:30 in the activity room. Upcoming program Free blood pressure clinics are offered at the center the last Wednesday of each month from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Upcoming trips need sign ups as soon as possible so that we can purchase tickets. Call 356-3231 to reserve a spot. Sea Dogs day game July 20, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ; night game with fireworks August 23rd 3:00-12:00. Cost is $25 and includes transportation, box lunch & game tickets. Soul Fest: Aug. 3, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Come hear the music of several popular Christian singing groups and lectures. Cost is $47 which includes your ticket, a box lunch and transportation. Pop’s Concerts: Dinner out and a great concert at the beautiful Merrill Auditorium. Oct. 8: U.S. Naval Academy Men’s Glee Club, evening concert $51.40 Nov. 20: Greatest hits of Broadway, afternoon concert $55 Feb. 26, 2012 A Benny Goodman tribute, afternoon concert $55 You can learn about other programs and trips coming up by going to our web site at www.gibsoncenter.org/social. Menu: Monday: chicken and dumplings, Tuesday: pasta Bolognese; Wednesday: chicken Bangalore; Thursday: Cathy’s meatloaf; Friday: Fourth of July indoor picnic – burgers and hot dogs.

New Hampshire Boat Museum offers boat building classes WOLFBORO — Space is still available at the New Hampshire Boat Museum’s Summer Boat Building programs in Wolfeboro for those who act quickly. Classes are specially designed for youth, family, and adults. Some scholarship money is available for youth who qualify. Students leave with their own boat to enjoy for years to come. Registration and financial aid forms can be found on-line at www.nhbm.org/programs. “To date, we have mentored and taught over 175 youth and adults to build more than 135 wooden boats as part of our efforts to preserve the heritage of boat-

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CONWAY — The Mount Washington Valley Theatre Company embarks on its 41st season of Broadway musicals. The celebrated company brings talented professional actors, directors, designers and technicians to the balley from New York and all over the country, many of whom are on their way to careers on Broadway, in film and on TV. The season opens on June 30 with one of the most beloved musicals of all time: "Annie," the story of the spunky orphan girl who brings joy and hope to the whole country at a pivotal moment in the Great Depression, as she wins the heart of wealthy Daddy Warbucks, who adopts her. Then, "Damn Yankees," the classic story of a baseball fan who sells his soul to become the best baseball player of all time and lead his team to defeat the damn Yankees, opens July 12. Featuring great

songs like “(Ya Gotta Have) Heart” and “Whatever Lola Wants.” "Hairspray opens July 26. Set in 1962 Baltimore, Tracy Turnblad may not have a Barbiedoll figure, but the size of her heart is matched only by the volume of her hair. Tracy and friends dance rings around the establishment and bring color to the teenage TV dance show “The Corny Collins Show.” Featuring fan favorites like “Good Morning Baltimore,” “I’m a Big Girl Now” and “You Can’t Stop the Beat.” "Sweeney Todd," the thrilling Tony-award-winning musical, opens Aug. 10. This is the macabre, darkly funny story of the legendary wronged and vengeful Demon Barber of Fleet Street who takes up with his enterprising neighbor, a pie maker, in a delicious plot to slice their way through England’s upper crust. The season finishes off with

"A Chorus Line" opening Aug. 23. The show, set as a real-life audition, takes place on a bare stage in an empty theater as dancers try out for the chance to dance in a Broadway show. Magical when it debuted in 1975, it earned the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and nine Tony Awards. Season passes, good for one’s choice of four of the five shows in the season are $95, which brings the cost of individual tickets down to $23.75 from $30.New this year, for those who want more flexible theater options, the Flex Pass, good for attendance by anyone at any four shows during the season, is $100, and may be used by two people for two shows each, or even for four people to attend one show. Tickets may be reserved at the Box Office, which is open daily from 11 a.m. to show time, or online at www.mwvtheatre.org.

Ten-year-old New York actress, Raquel Leifer, stars in Mount Washington Valley Theatre Company's production of "Annie," opening on Thursday, June 30, at Eastern Slope Inn Playhouse in North Conway. The first show in the Theatre Company's 41st Season, also features six talented local girls as the orphans: Elena Carmichael, Mia Valeriani, Cosette Brochu, Alison Burson, Emery O'Connell and Kerry Murphy. For information or reservations, call the Box Office at 356-5776 or visit the Theatre Comapny's website at www.mwvtheatre.org. (COURTESY PHOTO)

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Students help Habitat for Humanity Fourteen German, French, and Spanish Honor Societies students from Kennett High School helped build a Habitat for Humanity house on Thursday, June 23. Instead of rushing home on an early release day the last day of school, these students spent two and a half hours building interior walls in a house for a local family in need of decent housing. (COURTESY PHOTO)

OLD HOME WEEK from page 40

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Albany Town Column

Dorothy Solomon

Annual book sale at library today Quick meeting for the selectmen on Wednesday. They have agreed to obtain a quote to redo the signage at town hall so that it can be more easily read. The construction upgrades at town hall are now in progress. The selectmen’s office will be closed on Monday, but the town clerk’s office will be open as usual. Tin Mountain: Tuesday at 6 p.m. Carol Felice, herbalist, will lead a stroll around Rockwell Sanctuary highlighting wild edibles. Call 4476991 to reserve your space. World Fellowship: The Fellowship summer programs are in full swing. Like music? Monday check out a bit of music history. On Tuesday and Wednesday it’s English Country Dancing time. Thursday begins a new program: Corporate Control of Environmental Regulations and on Saturday at 10 am there’s a New Hampshire Town Meeting program. Call 4472280 for hours of the program(s) you are interested in. Library: The annual book sale is today from 9 am to 2 pm. If you would

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M&D Productions’ ‘God Of Carnage’ combats bullying CONWAY — M&D Productions, the Mount Washington Valley's only award-winning community-based theater company is raising the bar once again. They are taking on a variety of topics with their production of the Tonyaward-winning "God of Carnage." "The most prevalent theme throughout the play, is that of bullying," director Heather Hamilton said. "It is a matter that even with all the education and awareness building around this subject, still exists in growing numbers. It is still grabbing headlines on the news."

As the play begins, two 11-year-old children, Ferdinand Reille and Bruno Vallon, get involved in an argument because Bruno refuses to let Ferdinand join his "group." Ferdinand knocks out two of Bruno's teeth with a stick. That night, the parents of both children meet to discuss the matter. Ferdinand's father, Alan (Rob Clark), is a lawyer who is never off his mobile phone. Ferdinand's mother, Annette (Elaine Kondrat) is in "wealth management" and consistently wears good shoes. Bruno's father, Michael (David

Freedman), is a self-made wholesaler with an unwell mother. Bruno's mother, Veronica (Christine Thompson), is writing a book about Darfur. As the evening starts, the meeting between these two couple — while well intended — doesn't seem to go as planned. "This show truly depicts the nature of how parents can react to situations when their loving children are involved," M&D artistic director Ken Martin said. “Yasmina Reza, has deliberately written this play so that it leaves the audience to reflect on

what they would do in the same situation. This is why it was chosen to be part of our 2011 Season.” This show opens July 7, and continues July 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23. All performances will be at 7 p.m. There will also be several “talk backs” scheduled after certain performances. Ticket prices vary and there are discounted tickets available the opening weekend to include "Pay What You Can" so, check them out on Facebook at www.facebook.com/yourtheatre or call the box office at 662-7591 to reserve a seat.


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BY TOM EASTMAN THE CONWAY DAILY SUN

CONWAY — The Conway Public Library and the Conway Historical Society each recently were given copies of a newly-published anthology containing essays about northern New Hampshire’s history. Accepting the copies of “Beyond the Notches: Stories of Place in New Hampshire’s North Country” from project coordinator Kay Morgan were Bob Cottrell of the library’s Henney History Room and Alice Proctor of the Conway Historical Society. The book was published this month by Bondcliff Books of Littleton, in partnership with the Monadnock Institute of Nature, Place and Culture of Franklin Pierce University of Rindge. The book was edited by Mike Dickerman of Littleton and Morgan, the latter of whom was the first project director of the Frost Place in Franconia. It features artwork by Bethlehem artist Amy Delventhal of Bethlehem. Her painting “Lafayette and the Gale,” was selected for the cover and she also created five new works to provide introductions to the five sections of the book. According to the website, www. franklinpierce.edu/institutes/monadsee next page

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Kay Morgan (left), co-editor of the new anthology, “Beyond the Notches: Stories of Place in New Hampshire’s North Country,” presents a copy of the newly-published book to Bob Cotrell, newly-named director of the Conway Public Library’s Henney History Room at an event held at the library June 11. (TOM EASTMAN PHOTO)

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Magazine contributing editor Edie Clark; Kim Nilsen, humorist Rebecca Rule, Jeff Woodburn of Dalton, Sylvia Smith, hiking columnist and AMC White Mountain Guide co-editor Steve Smith of Lincoln, Fran Lavoie of Littleton, Dartmouth College writing professor Ernest Hebert, and Daily Sun writers Barbara Tetreault of Berlin and Tom Eastman of Conway. Five northern New Hampshire high school students also wrote stories for the book. In addition to Cottrell, writers on hand for the June 11 event were Bob Goodby, Alan Leveillee, Pavel Cenkl, Sarah GoodbyBotting, Crane and Eastman. All were asked to speak about their essays. Topics covered in the 400-page book include: a history of life in the notches, patterns in the landscape: a look at White Mountain art; the history of “Pathways to the Top” on Mount Washington; logging camps of old; the history of how a vacant, non-productive agricultural lot in Glen was transformed into Story Land, and a look at the “Two Conways, North and South.” At the June 11 event, John Harris, director of the Monadnock Institute, noted that the book is scheduled to be available for sale at bookstores and gift shops throughout New Hampshire late in June. Harris said the new volume is the institute’s second, as an earlier work was focused on the Monadnock region. The new book was designed by Stephen Stinehour and fea-

tures artwork by local artists as well as 160 photographs, many of them from Dickerman’s extensive White Mountain history collection. According to its website, the Monadnock Institute of Nature, Place and Culture is a “leader in place studies, an emerging academic discipline that recognizes the importance of natural, built, social and cultural environments in the formation of individual, group and community identity.” “When we understand the place we call home, it connects us to others and the world beyond ourselves. The Monadnock Institute seeks to help individuals and communities develop a sense of place,” notes the website. The project was supported through a grant from Jane’s Trust and the Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund. Upcoming forums and/or book sales are scheduled to be held July 16 in Berlin at the New Hampshire Writers Project Book Fair at Northern Forest Heritage Park from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; July 29 at the Weeks Act Centennial Celebration at the base of the Mount Washington Auto Road; Aug. 13 at Mead Base (visit www.nhwritersproject.org for more information); Aug. 13 at the Frost Place in Franconia; and Aug. 20 at a forum on literature of the White Mountains in North Conway (visit www.nhwritersproject.org for further information). The price of the book is $29.95. A softcover book will also soon be available. For further information, visit www.northcountrystories.org.

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Weeks Act Centennial Festival at the base of the auto road July 29 The Weeks Act, passed in 1911, is marking its 100th Anniversary and the White Mountain National Forest along with several partner organizations is hosting a familyfriendly festival on July 29 at the base of the Mount Washington Auto Road. This free, public event is part of a coordinated New Hampshire effort celebrating the Weeks Act Centennial. The Weeks Act made the creation of the National Forests east of the Mississippi River possible. This landmark piece of conservation legislation helped to create 41 National Forests in the Eastern United States, including the White Mountain National Forest. These valuable forests now provide clean water, wildlife habitat, recreation opportunities, forest products, and so much more. To commemorate the anniversary, the Society for Protection of N.H. Forests, Appalachian Mountain Club, N.H. Department of Resources and Economic Development, Plymouth State University, Weeks State Park Association, Arts Alliance of Northern New Hampshire, the New Hampshire Timberland Owners Association, members of the Weeks family, and the White Mountain National Forest, have come together to celebrate the Weeks Act Centennial throughout the year. The Main Pavilion of the festival will highlight these partnerships in conservation, recreation, and a White Mountain Marketplace that showcases area services, products, and attractions. The Main Pavilion will also host the stage where entertainment will be ongoing throughout the day. Currently scheduled to perform: musician, Jeff Warner performing Lumber Camp Songs; fid-

dler Patrick Ross; Marek Bennett and his band Big Paws; storyteller and comedian Rebecca Rule and historical interpreter Dick Fortin. The Forest and Family Experience Pavilion will have many hands-on, family-friendly activities, including hikeSafe instruction, Junior Ranger activities, a Mount Washington Weather observatory demonstration, a U.S. Forest Service soil investigation pit, and water, pond and stream discovery. The N.H. Division of Forests and Lands will have a wildfire truck display and there will be a wildland fire obstacle course for children of all ages to enjoy. There are also several walk through educational trucks scheduled to be on display including the “Way of the Woods” a mobile forest heritage museum and “Watershed on Wheels” — a hands on interactive display. There will be forestry demonstrations from past and present, watch craftsmen create their wares from wood, and learn about all that the forests have to offer at the Woodlands Pavilion. Some of the demonstrations scheduled include: Old Tools of the Trade; a cross cut competition with the UNH Woodsmen; trail building and maintenance; What is Intarsia?; Wood and Art, The Art of Basket Making; a wood turner and wood carver/doll maker. You will also be able to learn how to build a bird house from expert woodworkers. Food and refreshments will be available all day long under the Festival Food Pavilion. For more about the Weeks Act Centennial Festival and a list of other events visit at www.weekslegacy.org and www.fs.fed.us/r9/ white.


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Using social media effectively and appropriately BY BRENDA LEAVITT The cat is out of the bag! “Social Media. “Social Networking." “Social Marketing." Call it what you want, but its use has become pervasive and prevalent in today’s world of marketing. But has its use become pointless? Facebook is boasting nearly 700 million users; Twitter publishes about 190 million tweets every day (quora.com). That seems like an awfully large amount of “noise” to try and break through or “listen” to and comprehend. I certainly won’t disagree, but what I hope to do is provide some help to make this “noise” sound more like a symphony. I would also like YOU to be able to join the band. So let’s get started! It is vital for businesses to comprehend the overall concept of social media. It was not designed as a place for you to sell your pizzas, or hotel rooms or even gain exposure for your latest listing. If you know the story, it was essentially built to provide a place for friends to connect. It quickly grew up into a place for perhaps “longlost” friends to connect. And now it has simply exploded into a place where everybody “is” and every business WANTS to be! The first concept to grab hold of is that your social media exposure should be focused around becoming a valuable member of the community. A simple concept to use is the chamber of commerce “mixer” or “Business After Hours” meeting. This is a mostly casual event where you can catch up, meet new people and generally just unwind and talk about the day/week that “was." I think you’ll agree that there is nothing more annoying than that person who is always pushing their business or always talking about themselves! The goal here is to connect and build relationships. The goal is also to provide some sort of value to the conversation. Inevitably and naturally, the topic of you and your business will come up. One of the most important distinguishing factors between the chamber of commerce meeting and the social media world is the convenience and efficiency of the latter. You are not limited to just those people who showed up to the physical meeting, nor are you limited to the region or time of day the meeting was set at. You can participate in a social marketing “event” located halfway around the world from your couch, in your jammies and while eating a bowl of ice cream! This opens up your marketing opportunities in ways never before possible! Imagine being able to expose your house to hundreds or even thousands of potential buyers without having to leave the valley? So, once we’re done NOT talking about ourselves, what do we say? You should be talking about topics you know and that excite you. If you are a hiker, biker, scuba diver or fiction fiend, talk about THAT! People want to connect with people, not “companies” or “brands." If you have been in sales for any length of time, you have learned that consumers buy products from PEOPLE, not companies. Sure, you might buy see LEAVITT page 50

Live the simple life Today’s Home of the Week, built in 1865, is a Cape-style farmhouse perched on a landscaped knoll near Madison Village.

MADISON — The essence of New Hampshire country living awaits you in desirable Silver Lake. You can return to a quieter and gentler place where pride in family and home is evident. This lovingly-maintained Capestyle farmhouse near Madison Village is perched on a pleasantly landscaped knoll situated on a 2 1/2 acre corner lot. Arrive by entering the driveway and parking in the attached spacious barn, or park in front of the comfortable three-season porch. The upgraded three-bedroom home has many essential updates including the kitchen. The hub of any home is the kitchen, and this one is no exception. It is carefully designed to use the space effectively with many upgrades including hickory cabinets, maple floors, central island with sink, recessed lighting, dishwasher and many touches one would expect in a country kitchen. The dining room has a large sliding door that lets in plenty of light and looks out onto a large deck and a fenced-in yard area. Step into the living room where you can spend those cold winter nights cozy in front of the woodstove. The adjoining den has ample country charm and character with beautifully-restored wide pine flooring. A diamond shaped window in the hallsee HOME page 50

There is a three-season porch for enjoying the 2 1/2-acre property. Among many upgrades is the kitchen, with hickory cabinets, maple floors and a central island with sink.


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that new car from GM or Toyota, but you typically made your decision of where to buy it based on the salesPERSON, not the building the car was stored. Real estate is one of the greater benefactors of this social media revolution! Real estate agents are typically social people so they “get” the concepts quite quickly. They understand the concept of listening (two ears, one mouth!) and sharing. When it first gained popularity we’d see a few agents doing nothing more than posting their new listings, but soon enough it “clicked." Most now see the value in simply doing their “thing” and building their network both in person and online. It is important to bring some sort of value to the conversation. That could be your ability to entertain with a joke or a great story. It could also be your knack for motivating people and getting them excited about an activity or topic. I think one of the best ways to bring value is to help or educate. It can be something as simple as the answer to a question or as quick as the sharing of a great article you just read. Getting a recommendation from a trusted friend is always worth more than an advertisement or commercial. (Sites like Yelp and Digg are great examples of this. These sites give us, the consumer, the ability to rate companies and articles that we feel provide some real value. It gives the statement that we don’t need a corporation to tell us what is newsworthy or of high quality, we can determine that for ourselves.) Asking and answering questions is vital to both the conversation and to establishing your place in the community. It shows that you want to provide assistance, but that you are also “human” and need help in some ways too. This is also a great way to become the “expert” in your area. If someone is looking to move to the Mount Washington Valley and one of our local real estate agents is actively engaged in the appropriate online social circles, who do you suppose that buyer is going to call first?! So don’t be shy. Get yourself out there and start the conversation. I think you’ll be surprised to find you will have quite an audience. Brenda Leavitt is with Badger Realty in North Conway. Phone number is 356-5757.

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Changes in refinancing BY MARYANN HAGGERTY NEW YORK TIMES

Refinancing your mortgage now is different from the last time you did it. Two-thirds of mortgages being written these days are refi’s, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. Assuming your credit scores are strong, deciding whether to jump in as well may be a matter of numbers; there are plenty of Web calculators to test the what-ifs, like the ones at HSH.com. Interest rates are teasing new lows, at 4.49 percent, on average, as of Thursday for a 30-year fixed-rate loan, according to Freddie Mac. If you grabbed a record-low rate late last year, or almost-as-low rates in mid-2009, you may decide to sit this one out. Otherwise, the average outstanding home loan still carries an interest rate of about 6 percent, according to Frank Nothaft, the chief economist at Freddie Mac. “It continues to be an attractive time for people to refinance if they haven’t taken advantage of it already,” he said. Market changes are especially striking for those borrowers with loans taken out before the 2008 financial crisis. “They’re shocked at how much less the house is worth; they’re shocked at how much documentation we have to get; and they’re shocked at how much they have to sign,” said Matt Hackett, the underwriting manager at Equity Now. First, don’t assume you’re going to take cash out. In the first three months of 2011, just a quarter of refi borrowers did so, according to Freddie Mac. On average, 62 percent of refi’s over the last 25 years involved getting cash out. see next page


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About half of borrowers now keep their loan balance about the same, and 21 percent cut that balance. Some want to cut debt, but others are putting in cash because the dwindling value of their home means they don’t have 20 percent equity, and the extra cash increases equity, the way a bigger down payment does. Others want to get their loan below $417,000 to take advantage of the lowest rates, according to Philip Merola, an executive vice president of Mountain Mortgage Corporation, a lender in Union, N.J. People still do take cash out for things like college tuition, Merola said. But the equity has to be there — don’t expect a loan for more than 80 percent of the current appraised value. And if you don’t have equity? If your loan is insured by the Federal Housing Administration, consider an FHA Streamlined Refinance, which may not require a new appraisal. There’s also the government-backed Home Affordable Refinance Program, designed for loans that have little or negative equity. Also bear in mind that you’ll need more documentation. Expect to document all income, assets and debts. In fact, you can expect the lender to go beyond the application, said Michael Moskowitz, the president of Equity Now. Borrowers sign an Internal Revenue Service Form 4506, which allows a lender to get tax returns. In the past, lenders used returns for quality control after closing, if they looked at them at all, Moskowitz said. But now his company

If you don’t have equity? If your loan is insured by the Federal Housing Administration, consider an FHA Streamlined Refinance, which may not require a new appraisal. There’s also the government-backed Home Affordable Refinance Program, designed for loans that have little or negative equity. reviews all tax returns. For instance, he said, a money-losing side business will show up, thus reducing the borrower’s income. Finally, remember that disclosure forms have changed. As of last year, lenders were required to provide a revised Good Faith Estimate form aimed at making terms more transparent. One key update: In the past, some closing-cost estimates were fairy tales. The new form specifies fees that can’t change between estimate and closing, fees with changes capped at 10 percent, and others that can grow more. Hackett warned that some lenders, when they haven’t technically accepted a loan application, fudge on estimates with informal “initial fees worksheets” they provide. Some people think they have a good-faith estimate in such cases, he said. But fees aren’t capped. One thing that hasn’t changed, said Nothaft: “It will still come across as a thick wad of paper with a lot of forms to sign.”

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Any good sides to a short sale? BY PETER G. MILLER CTW FEATURES

Question: I have a Las Vegas property that I currently rent. The house is about $160,000 upside down, and I lose about $500 every month. I'd like to get it off my back with a short sale when the lease ends in August. What are the good and bad points of a short sale? Answer: With a short sale you're asking the lender to accept a loss on the loan, but if the value of the property increased the lender would get nothing extra. Little wonder lenders are not thrilled with short sales. According to RealtyTrac, an online marketplace of foreclosure properties, Nevada posted the nation's highest state foreclosure rate for the 50th straight month in February. One in every 119 Nevada housing units had a foreclosure filing during the month. In such circumstances the real question is how to minimize your loss. There are several options to consider. You might consider offering the property to the tenant with a short sale. Because the local market is so distressed this may actually be attrac-

tive to the lender as an alternative to foreclosure and possibly a bigger loss. If the tenant says no, then start working on a short sale now with the understanding that the tenant's lease must be honored. Consider what happens if there's no short sale and the tenant does not renew the lease. You'll face even bigger monthly costs. Would it make any sense for you to occupy the property if the tenant moves out? Is foreclosure or a short sale even a viable option? Speak with a Nevada attorney for specifics. Also speak with a tax professional. Because this is a rental property, unpaid mortgage debt could be considered "imputed" income, income that may be taxable under federal rules. It may be that your best option is to extend the tenant's lease. Yes, this will mean losing $500 a month but that may be a better result than you'd get with a short sale or foreclosure. And besides, perhaps prices will rise. © CTW Features E-mail your real estate questions to Peter@ctwfeatures.com.

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This recession is getting really old. No one could agree more with this sentiment than the young, observes Peter Francese, a demographic analyst who writes for the New Hampshire Association of Realtors. Some 18 million "Generation Y" (aged 18 to 34) folks are living with parents or family, estimates Francese. They are itching to get on with a traditional rite of passage - getting their own place -but have been stymied by high unemployment, Francese explains. Expect to see more young people toting boxes out of their family home, say Brad Hunter, chief economist at MetroStudy a housing data firm. He predicts that the number of people setting up new households will rebound to about 900,000 this year from a severely anemic recession rate of about 400,000. During the early part of the last decade, some young adults skipped or barely passed through the rental stage, moving right on to homebuying, Francese remembers. "But very, very few are doing that today," he adds, because the financial requirement of buying are too strict, and Gen Y now wants the ability to quickly relocate for job opportunities. Rental-related businesses are as eager to brush off the recession doldrums and get moving as all those young adults are. Here, a look at the financial barriers that Gen Y must hurdle, and how landlords are tailoring offerings to entice young adults once they're "rent-ready": Pay Picture Even when they secure a job, landlords like to see a secure paycheck —

and many Gen Y members work temp jobs, says Francese. Besides a steady pay stream, rental companies look for monthly salary that is at least 2.5 times greater than monthly rent, says Debi Wherry, senior vice president of Fogelman Management Group, a Memphis apartment firm. David Vivero, CEO of the online firm RentJuice, offers another way to compute income requirements: "Whatever the monthly rent it, multiply that by 30 for the amount you need in annual salary. If the rent is $1,000, then you'll need to make $30,000 in gross annual income." In pricey New York, however, the formula is closer to 40 times monthly rent for target income, he adds. Before moving in, up-front fees are required. "You usually pay an distractive fee, which is non-refundable, and a small security deposit," says Wherry. Additionally, many companies run credit checks that also incorporate income history and are specifically geared to the rental business, says Wherry, Wide Market Not all landlords and rental companies run intensive checks, notes Alissa Green, editor of the website MyFirstApartment.com. Moreover, "the majority of roommates with open rooms don't run checks, especially when someone is taking over from another renter," she adds. How do hopeful renters find the right opportunity? Where they spend their time: Facebook, answers Vivero. His firm has introduced a "Lease Locator" application allowing brokers and landlords to have offerings pop see RENTERS page 54


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up when people enter a rent search inside Facebook. Communal Living Apartment building activity is up, and the designs are catering to new tastes. "This is the Starbucks generation," says Jerry Davis, a senior vice president at Denver-based developer UDR Inc. "They socialize in large groups and are not looking to entertain in their own [apartment]. As a result, many new complexes offer small units of 700 square feet or so, but lots of common areas, like outdoor kitchens and dining areas, pools, gyms, and media and game rooms. The smaller units are more affordable, and the common spaces should also foster greater ties with neighbors, says Davis. "When renters make friends [in their complex] they tend to stay much longer," he concludes. © CTW Features

Is there light at the end of the foreclosure tunnel? BY MARYANN HAGGERTY NEW YORK TIMES

Mortgage troubles won’t necessarily shut you out of the housing market forever. As the economy and real estate market continue to struggle, millions of Americans have lost their homes through foreclosure, short sale (when a property is sold for less than is owed) or a deed in lieu of foreclo-

sure (when the bank takes ownership without foreclosure). Even if you think you never want to own a home again, clean credit is important. Bad credit can make it more expensive to rent. In some fields, especially financial services, it can make it difficult to find or keep a job. How quickly your credit score improves depends in part on how the problem is

reported, said Sarah Davies, a senior vice president of VantageScore in Stamford, Conn., a credit-scoring company that competes with FICO, the dominant scoring system. In a short sale where the balance is forgiven and no deficiency is recorded in public records, recovery can be quick. “Simply see next page

Oversight group did not refer housing complaints BY GRETCHEN MORGENSON NEW YORK TIMES

The federal agency overseeing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the taxpayer-owned mortgage finance giants, failed to refer to criminal investigators and other authorities almost 100 complaints about possible foreclosure abuse and mortgage fraud at the companies over a recent two-year period, according to a report issued late Tuesday by the inspector general

of the Federal Housing Finance Agency. While the report did not determine whether these and other complaints had merit, it said that the agency’s unresponsiveness to them was problematic. “Failure to recognize and quickly provide law enforcement authorities with information about allegations of fraud and other potential criminal conduct presents a significant risk for the agency,” the report said. The inspector general’s report is the third

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paying all your debts on time could bring your score up to a reasonable range in nine months,” Davies said. “Reasonable” may not qualify you for a mortgage, but it will help in other situations. A foreclosure or bankruptcy can weigh you down for years. FICO has found that it takes three years for a borrower to pull a score back up to a fair-tomiddling 680 after a foreclosure, according to Joanne Gaskin, a company director. A borrower who started out with a near-perfect 780 score would take about seven years to climb all the way back. But if someone has gone through foreclosure and still has a mountain of debt and not enough income, bankruptcy is worth considering, said Tracy Becker, the founder of North Shore Advisory, a credit-restoration company based in Tarrytown, N.Y. Sure, it will be another hard blow to your credit rating — but your credit most likely is already “wrecked,” at least for now, she said. Bankruptcy can wipe out some debt. “The choices you make for the future about your financial options should be based on how bad your credit is,” Becker said. With one 30-day-late payment, for instance, “don’t assume your credit is ruined forever,” she said. It’s easier to recover from that than it would be to pull back from a string of late payments. And what about a future mortgage? Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the Federal Housing Administration set guidelines for how long a borrower must

wait after a “significant derogatory event.” There are plenty of asterisks and conditions. But to generalize, the wait is longest after a foreclosure. Extenuating circumstances like a job loss, illness or divorce reduce the wait. With such circumstances, Fannie and Freddie specify a two-year wait after a short sale, deed in lieu, or discharge or dismissal of bankruptcy, and three years after foreclosure. Without extenuating circumstances, waits can extend to four years after bankruptcy and seven years after foreclosure. “The key is to avoid the foreclosure,” said Andrew Wilson, a spokesman for Fannie Mae. “That is what will help you be eligible for the shorter period.” As for F.H.A.-insured loans, they are available three years after a foreclosure, assuming perfect credit afterward, and two years after a bankruptcy is discharged. After a short sale, there’s a three-year wait if the borrower is in default at the time of the sale and there are no extenuating circumstances. If the borrower was on time with all payments for 12 months before the sale, there is no wait specified, meaning that an F.H.A. loan might be available immediately. Among the conditions: A loan isn’t available if the short sale was to “take advantage of declining market conditions,” according to the F.H.A. Home Loan Handbook for lenders. One caveat: All of this assumes you have income to pay off debts and stay afloat. It’s likely to be a long time before the mortgage market returns to an anyone-can-borrow-anything way of thinking.

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