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MANCHESTER — The Laconia High School softball team coached by Darci Blake captured the NHIAA Division II championship yesterday with a 5-4 win over Hollis-Brookline on the campus of Southern N.H. University. It was the school’s first ever softball crown. The Sachems finished the regular season with a 14-2 record that earned them the number three seed in the tournament. After an opening round scare against Sanborn, a 9-8 victory, Laconia blasted past Souhegan (10-4) and Merrimack Valley (10-2) to reach the title game.
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LACONIA — Architects designing the proposed Huot Regional Technical Education Center renovation and expansion and Superintendent Robert Champlin said yesterday the project will cost $11-million, if completed — about $1.5-million over budget. The proposal that Champlin said would be the best for the Huot Center and for the Laconia High School’s future is most of what was previously called Option B and includes a 32,600 square-foot two story addition on the
Dewey Street side and a renovation of existing 17,000 square-feet of Huot space, turning back the second floor of the current Huot to LHS for future development. Champlin said the district learned recently — since last month’s Huot Center Committee meeting — that it qualifies for no-interest, federal education loans because it is a district with more than a 35-percent economically-disadvantaged, or poor, population — a figure based on how many students qualify for federal free or reduced-price lunches.
“No interest is better than school building aid,” Champlin said, explaining that a $1.5 million, 17-year no-interest loan through the federal government would require an annual payback of $88,000. State building aid — there is a moratorium on all new projects but Laconia’s Huot expansion qualified before the moratorium was put in place — pays back 40-percent of the construction principal for a school building loan, in Laconia’s case, but none of the interest cost. see HUOT page 10
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Fire Marshal still expects criminal charges to come from saloon blaze CONCORD — A representative of the N.H. Fire Marshal’s Office said he believes the fire that gutted the Wide Open Saloon at Weirs Beach last September is likely a criminal matter. see FIRe page 8
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CONCORD (AP) — A husband apparently shot his wife to death at their Concord home, then turned the gun on himself Tuesday as police approached him, authorities said. Sarah Balch, 25, and Matthew Balch, 22, were found outside their home. Several people inside the house, including Matthew Balch’s mother and three young children, were not hurt, said Jeffrey Strelzin, senior assistant attorney general. “This was a very dangerous situation,” he said. Strelzin said Matthew Balch’s mother had called 911, saying her son was in his driveway with a gun to his head and that he had shot his wife. When police arrived at the house, they found the body of Sarah Balch partway up the driveway. Then they heard a gunshot. They continued up the driveway and found Matthew Balch dead with a rifle next to him, Strelzin said. “This is clearly a domestic incident,” Strelzin said. “There’s some history here, but see MURDER page 10
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In Calif., gay judge’s same-sex marriage ruling upheld SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday had a message for those trying to salvage California’s gay marriage ban: Sure, the judge who threw out the measure last year is in a long-term relationship with a man, but he could still be fair to them. Chief U.S. District Court Judge James Ware’s ruling rejected arguments that former Chief Judge Vaughn Walker would potentially benefit from declaring the ban unconstitutional. In his 19-page decision — a response to the first attempt in the nation to disqualify a judge based on sexual orientation —
Ware had a bigger message. Gay judges, he said, are just like minority and female jurists: They can be impartial, too, even in cases that might affect them. “We all have an equal stake in a case that challenges the constitutionality of a restriction on a fundamental right,” he wrote. “The single characteristic that Judge Walker shares with the plaintiffs, albeit one that might not have been shared with the majority of Californians, gave him no greater interest in a proper decision on the merits than would exist for any other judge or citizen.” Ware upheld his retired predecessor’s
ruling that struck down Proposition 8. Finding that Walker could not be presumed to have a personal stake in the case just because he has a same-sex partner, Ware wrote that the judge had no obligation to divulge whether he wanted to marry before he struck down the ban. “The presumption that Judge Walker, by virtue of being in a same-sex relationship, had a desire to be married that rendered him incapable of making an impartial decision, is as warrantless as the presumption that a female judge is incapable of being impartial in a case in which women seek see GAY JUDGE page 10
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court handed Republican Gov. Scott Walker a major victory on Tuesday, ruling that a polarizing union law that strips most public employees of their collective bargaining rights could take effect. In a 4-3 decision that included a blistering dissent, the court ruled that Dane County Circuit Judge Maryann Sumi overstepped her authority when she declared the law void. Sumi had ruled that Repub-
lican lawmakers violated the state’s open meetings statutes in the run-up to passage of the union legislation. The proposal sparked weeks of protests when Walker introduced it in February. Tens of thousands of demonstrators descended on the state Capitol for weeks and Democratic senators fled the state to prevent a vote, thrusting Wisconsin to the forefront of a national debate over labor rights. Walker claimed that the law, which also
requires public employees to pay more for their health care and pensions, was needed to help address the state’s $3.6 billion budget shortfall and to give local governments enough flexibility on labor costs to deal with deep cuts to state aid. Democrats saw it as an attack on public employee unions, which usually back their party’s candidates. In a one-sentence reaction to the ruling, see WISCONSIN page 9
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Gilmanton teachers go after Forsythe for perceived lack of support for education BY MICHAEL KITCH THE LACONIA DAILY SUN
GILMANTON — Senator Jim Forsythe (R-Strafford) of District 4 got an earful last night from a pair of Gilmanton teachers who charged he was undermining public education. The confrontation took place at a joint meeting of the Gilmanton and Gilford School Boards. After discussing the state budget and retirement system, Forsythe found himself on the defensive when the conversation turned to school funding, Paul DeMinico, the outgoing Gilford school superintendent, asked about the constitutional amendment to reverse the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Claremont case. Forsythe explained that the Senate and House adopted similar amendments, but remained at odds over wording. The Senate version, he said, stipulated that the Legislature shall have the “responsibility” of setting reasonable standards of public education and mitigating local disparities in
educational opportunities and fiscal capacity. The House, he said, objected to the word “responsibility,” claiming it invited litigation. Forsythe anticipated that the amendment would be retained in committee and the Senate and House would resolve their differences next year, in time to place it on the general election ballot in November, 2012. DeMinico expressed concern that the amendment would leave funding for public schools “at the whim of the Legislature,” which is liable to constant change. Forsythe said that in preparing a formula for distributing state aid lawmakers sought to assure school districts of sufficient funding into the future, not least in an effort to garner support for the constitutional amendment, which will require a twothirds majority of the electorate. Forsythe himself sponsored a resolution simply declaring that the court’s decisions in the Claremont litigation are not binding on either the legislative or executive branch of gov-
N.H. unemployment rate continues to drop
CONCORD (AP) — New Hampshire’s unemployment rate is continuing to go down. Statistics released by the Department of Employment Security says the unemployment rate for May was 4.8 percent, down one-tenth of a percent from the April rate. The rate for May 2010 was 6.1 percent. Nationally, the unemployment rate
for May 2011 was 9.1 percent, an increase of one-tenths of a percentage point from the April rate and a decrease of a half a point from May 2010. Gov. John Lynch says the unemployment figures shows the state’s economic strategy is working. He says New Hampshire is “the envy of the region and the nation.”
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excessive authority over local schools. The teachers took Forsythe to task. Ann Kirby said that the impact see FORSYTHE page 7
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Why Weiner is going under under the bus Is there any redeeming social value to the tawdry tale of Anthony Weiner? Only this: The nationwide revulsion at the conduct of the congressman has compelled the leadership and members of the House Democratic caucus to demand he resign immediately and cease not only distracting them from their work but stinking up their party. Traditional morality has just been affirmed by Nancy Pelosi and the House Democrats. For consider what it was Weiner did. He sent lewd and pornographic photos of himself to half a dozen women, including a college student, a stripper and a 17-year-old who had befriended him on Facebook. He initiated “sex-ting” with women who had simply expressed admiration for his politics and leadership. On seeing a few of the photos in the tabloid press and reading of the others and Weiner’s language, the adjectives that come to mind are gross, infantile, weird, sick, suicidal. How could a congressman sit in his office at night text-messaging these kinds of pictures, engaging in that kind of talk, when he was surely aware he was being monitored by enemies who would relish ending his career in the kind of disgrace he faces today? But how does Weiner’s disgrace and inevitable departure from politics affirm the old morality? Again, consider. Weiner has not been accused of a crime. His exchanges with the 17-year-old are of a flirtatious and suggestive nature than a proposition. And while Pelosi has asked the ethics committee to look into his conduct, its investigation has yet to begin. Of what exactly, then, is Weiner guilty? He went before the press and lied, defiantly denying he had sent the text messages to the student. Four days later, he admitted to sending the messages. But did not President Clinton lie, under oath, about a far graver offense, his Oval Office trysts with Monica Lewinsky? Yet, to a man, Senate Democrats refused to remove him. Why, then, must Weiner be removed? Two decades ago, Rep. Gerry Studds admitted to seducing a 16-year-old male page and taking him on a European junket. Yet when censured by the House, Studds turned his back to the speaker’s chair — and was reelected repeatedly from his Massachusetts district. What Weiner did was degraded, but it did not rise to the level of what Studds survived. Why, then, must Weiner go? In traditional morality, what Weiner did, engage in immoral and squalid behavior, should result in permanent shame and instant
removal from any position of honor. Adherents of the old morality cannot understand why he is still in Congress. Was not Rep. Chris Lee, also of New York, a Republican, gone in four hours when it was discovered he sent a bare-chested picture of himself to Craigslist? However, in the new morality of secular humanism, the gay rights movement and the libertarian left, what men or women do in their private lives is their own business. Sexual relations between consenting adults are neither moral nor immoral and should never be criminalized. Under the new morality, pornography has been decriminalized and pornographic websites are among the most visited on the Internet. As for “sexting,” this practice is today apparently common among teenagers. Hence the questions: By the standards of the new morality, what did Weiner do immoral? What did he do wrong, other than get caught by Andrew Breitbart? From all we know, Weiner was engaged in private consensual dirty talk with women who apparently did not object, or they could have outed him or shut him off. Why, then, are his friends not standing by him? Why is the party he has served faithfully as an attack dog against the GOP and a guard dog of liberalism deserting him? Why does his party want him gone? Why are they throwing him under the bus? Answer: Weiner is expendable. One can give up a congressman whose House seat is safely Democratic. A pawn can be sacrificed if necessary. But letting a president of one’s own party be thrown out of office is another matter. A party cannot lose its king without suffering the damage the GOP did in the 1970s. Second, House Democrats recognize that, should they declare themselves guided by the tenets of the new morality, insist that Weiner’s private life is between him and his wife, and that what he did, while embarrassing, was neither criminal nor immoral but only stupid, they would be putting at risk Democrats from districts where the traditional morality still prevails. The national reaction to Anthony Weiner, the clamor that he get out of the House now, to which the Democratic Party is yielding, testifies to the enduring moral health of the nation. The culture war is not yet wholly lost. (Syndicated columnist Pat Buchanan has been a senior advisor to three presidents, twice a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination and the presidential nominee of the Reform Party in 2000. He won the New Hampshire Republican Primary in 1996.)
LETTERS I’m upset tax dollars being used to support corrupt ed system To the editor, This letter is in response to Leo R. Sandy’s recent submission titled, “A dream school for some”. After reading this, it became clear to me that Mr. Sandy has never read the Bible, the U.S. Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, or even educated himself on the accurate history of this once leading nation. What is my idea of a public dream school? I firmly believe that we should go back to the basics of reading, writing, and arithmetic. Even then, the parents would be in total control of what their children are reading and writing about. It would be a school that shies away from all other matters, but still has the authority to discipline disrespectful and out of control students. There would be a true separation of church and state. You see, by currently teaching our children the “theory” of evolution, it infringes upon my right to have a separation of church and state. There would be a uniform that all must wear to prevent the teasing of some who cannot afford the latest “fashions”. Children would not be taught that Christians, home-schoolers and supporters of our Founding Fathers of this nation are the true terrorists in this country. Parents would be provided a voucher so that if they chose to provide their child a higher education than that of the public school (the 3 R’s), they would be able to use that as funds to do so. Lastly, my dream school would not be involved in the administration of vaccine clinics on campus because, as I stated earlier, there would only be reading, writing, and arithmetic implemented. As a mother of 2 vaccine-injured children, I wouldn’t live
in constant fear of my children possibly dying due to a careless mistake (becoming very common in recent years) made on behalf of a school “official”. Parents would also be informed that vaccination for school entry is a “choice” in 48 states. They are not mandatory as they are currently led to believe by school officials. Is Mr. Sandy aware of the fact that the United Nations dictates to its member nations just what will be taught in our public schools? There was an article not too long ago in the New York Times that the U.N. wished to teach our kindergarten students about masturbation. Does Mr. Sandy feel comfortable with this idea? Does he feel comfortable with parents not having any rights whatsoever in regard to their child’s education? This is exactly the path that our current system is headed down. As a patriot, Christian, wife of a Marine who served for 21 years, and mother of two children, I found Mr. Sandy’s submission highly offensive on all counts. It is very upsetting to me that my tax dollars must be used to support the current corrupt public education system. At the same time though, he made me realize just how blessed I am that I currently live in a country where I have the freedom of not only speech, but freedom of choosing whether or not I want to send my children to public school, private school, home-school or even no school. In a perfect world though, at the very least, one would receive a voucher that would enable them to send their child to a school of their choice if a financial situation was an obstacle. Dawn Crim Laconia
My dream school would employ open minded educators, not bigots To the editor, A new low for the self-righteous professor. Leo Sandy’s “Dream School” was the most insulting and obnoxious liberal drivel yet to emanate from the pen of the enlightened professor.
My dream school would employ open minded educators, not proselytizing hypocritical bigots like Sandy and most of his ilk. Robert E. Hood Center Harbor
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LETTERS Private insurance of health care is result of WWII era accident To the editor, An open letter to Congressman Frank Guinta: I was dismayed to receive a glossy, shallow promotion piece, and even more dismayed to note that this publication was paid for by my tax dollars. I would expect from my representative a more thoughtful and thorough analysis of the issues. Here are a few items that require serious consideration. Reducing the deficit, and the national debt, is indeed a vital priority if our nation is to survive. But to take military spending off the table is simply irresponsible. You are too young to recall, but I’m sure you are aware of, President Eisenhower’s warning a half-century ago to beware the military-industrial complex. The country has ignored that warning, and as a result become mired in reliance on a group of industries supported by taxpayer dollars that has armed the world, including our adversaries, and produced a dependency on those industries. New Hampshire is no exception – consider BAE systems, for example, and the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard to mention only two big ones. (Perhaps they are among your major contributors?) Where was the hysteria over the debt when the previous administration was cutting taxes on the rich and running around the world starting wars “on the cuff”? Indeed, that administration inherited a surplus in the budget which it promptly squandered. At the same time Wall Street was running amuck with unregulated speculation, to the detriment of homeowners and taxpayers nation wide, running the country into the worst recession since the 1930s and requiring bail-outs at taxpayers expense. The proposal to “save Medicare” dumps future seniors into the tender arms of the private insurance industry. Medical costs have exploded!
That industry has created massive overhead for themselves and likewise burdening providers, while lining the pockets of its executives with multimillion dollar salaries and benefits. The insurer decides which doctor(s) you may see, which hospitals you may use, and even what treatment they will allow. Indeed, as a Medicare recipient, a reward of turning 65 was to escape the clutches of the private insurance industry. Private insurance of health care is the result of an accident of history during World War II. We are stuck with it to some extent, but that is no reason to expand it forever. It’s time to completely revise and simplify the tax code, to remove tax subsidies for all kinds of business – oil, coal, ethanol, etc. etc. Recognize that tax breaks for favored industries are in fact tax expenditures and must be considered as such. Politicians say renewables should compete based on the market, but the market is skewed with support from the taxpayers for so-called “traditional” energy sources, nuclear included..On Social Security: consider, for example, that while the very wealthy get tax breaks, and pay FICA and Medicare on a very small portion of their income, a struggling entrepreneur pays 15-percent FICA on top of whatever his income tax liability might be. An obvious fix for Social Security is to raise the income limit on which FICA is assessed, while capping benefits for those whose resources already allow for comfortable retirement. Please, don’t ask me to pay for more puff pieces. Release yourself from the shackles of the tea party or other ideologues, and do some independent analysis for yourself. We need Congress people who will come up with real solutions. Not just more slogans. Carolyn W. Baldwin Gilmanton
We cut down trees to create ski lifts. Are they too an eyesore? To the editor, Just a few random thoughts on recent letters and political actions. — Another person wants a sales tax and/or income tax to lower property taxes. Recommend that the newspaper no longer accept letters recommending sales or income taxes; unless there are specifics. Do you want a flat or progressive tax? Are you going to tax on the federal adjusted gross income? Are you going to tax alimony, support payments, gifts of cash, earning from Roth IRAs, railroad retirement, social security, veteran’s benefits, workers’ compensation benefits and room/ board payments? What is gong to be taxed under a sales tax? — I wish to thank the N.H. House and Senate for all of their actions particularly Voter ID, Gun Law, Right-to Work and the new budget. — On Northern Pass, did ski trails automatically appear? Didn’t we mow down trees and put-up heavy metal towers (ski lifts). Are they an eyesore
in the summer? — I wish to answer Lynn Chong’s question on exiting war. In the military, we are taught to win wars not exit wars. Naturally, when you are leaving you are vulnerable to attacks. I recommend that you inform President Obama of your concerns. — On the lady broken down, are you concerned that no one helped you or is this a letter on restricting gun laws? A word of advice, do not drive in Vermont, no permit is needed to carry a concealed weapon. — On a funny note, Vice President Biden is after the desert tortoise (threatened species). He wants to defund their website. — I agree with President Obama’s family that they are okay with one term. I am happy to support the effort to please his family and make him an one-term president. Jim Mayotte Sanbornton
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Reflecting over the last 3 years without Stephanie, we, as her parents and siblings, have shared our memories and our tears. We are most grateful for the wonderful e-mails, cards, flowers and special words from people who knew her. We are especially indebted to those at the Laconia Clinic. Thank you for helping us through our pain. God bless you, one and all. Sincerely, Lenn, Linda, Diane, Suzanne, Ed & Virginia Beaudoin “This Artwork is a Gift from Stephanie”
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To the editor, Are the voters in 2012 going to be as INTELLIGENT as those of the past 65 years? We can only hope so! There has been NO SITTING PRESIDENT re-elected to office with an unemployment rate above 7.2-percent since the 1940s. At election time next year, unemployment is projected to be somewhere between 8.0 and 9.0-percent, based on estimates from labor smartest professionals. It is now at 9.1-percent and even worse, the economy appears to be stalling out. The 2012 election will be an IQ test of America’s collective INTELLIGENCE. Why does any president with such lousy unemployment numbers need the boot? Because high, sustained unemployment signals deep and significant economic policy failures. Either the incorrect economic medicine has been prescribed or the patient’s needs ignored entirely as other priorities are deemed more important. Both are colossal presidential blunders. The primary focus of the Obama administration has never been the unemployment crisis. It’s undisputed TOP PRIORITY was the ethicstainted, OBAMACARE legislation cram down, jam down. It consumed almost all the energies of the administration. We now pay the price now for that inattention. That bitter, partisan debate still rages to this very day in the legal courts and the court of public opinion. More Americans want Obamacare overturned than implemented. This is a fact unchanged since the debate began two long years ago. Obama has been the most divisive and overtly anti-business president in modern history. If he wasn’t demonizing big oil or big insurance he was denouncing Wall Street, the banking sector or the mortgage industry. If it wasn’t the uncertain impact on the economy of his legislative proposals on business, it was the questionable impact his regulatory ambitions would have. A perfect example of this is the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), which has inserted itself in
a dispute between Boeing Aircraft and its union concerning a two billion dollar plant it just built in South Carolina that will eventually employ thousands. The NLRB board is comprised of ALL Obama appointees. Thus every NLRB action becomes a partisan rebuke to favor unions and harm business. Or consider the outright and intentional delays for months, even years in some cases, for permits to drill deep water wells in the Gulf of Mexico or Alaska while gasoline rises to more than 4 bucks a gallon. These presidential actions prevent tens of thousands of jobs from being produced and directly harms economic output. When the outlook is uncertain or hostile, business does what it does best. It hordes its money (which it is doing now in the trillions) and it stops making what it considers to be risky hiring commitments. Commands, rules and regulations from government that make every newly hired employee come with more strings, stronger commitments and higher costs is met by business with a do nothing attitude. In business a threatening and uncertain future sets the stage for economic stagnation. Barack Obama is the MOST ANTIBUSINESS, ANTI-INVESTMENT and ANTI-CAPITALIST president we have ever had in history. As long as he is in office the American economy will sputter and falter and unemployment will remain much higher than it would be under a business friendly president. Until the private sector is not seen as an enemy of the poor, business investment not seen as a get rich tax avoidance scheme and capitalism is indeed recognized as the only option to lift the standard of living for countless millions then our economy will stagnate aimlessly as it has been doing under the bungling Obama. If you voted for Obama in in 2008 to prove you were not a racist, you will need to vote for someone else next year to prove your not an idiot. Tony Boutin Gilford
Bush tax cuts prevented burden from shifting to middle incomes To the editor, After last November’s election President Obama and the Democrat-controlled Congress extended the Bush tax cuts. This exposed the facts about the Bush tax cuts. But, apparently not everyone learned, or some refused to learn, the facts. Below is a quiz about the Bush tax cuts, select the correct answer. Compared to the Clinton era income tax laws, the Bush tax cuts: a. Cut income taxes for most middle income taxpayers by at least $1,000. b. Dropped the income tax due from millions of poorer Americans to zero. c. Collected more income tax revenue from higher income earners.
d. Raised approximately 20-percent more revenue during the Bush years than during the booming Clinton years. e. All of the above. The answer is “e“, all of the above. If the Bush tax cuts had not been extended, taxes for middle income Americans would have risen and more of the tax burden would shift from high earners to middle and lower income Americans. This would have clearly revealed that the seven year smear of what Democrats called the “Bush tax cuts for the rich” was a lie. Don Ewing Meredith
Is Ms. Miller unaware that incest is a crime & should be treated as such? To the editor, Ms. Kate Warner Miller believes the parental notification bill is needed so that those girls who may be victims of incest do not have to tell their parents that they are pregnant. What gets lost here is the fact that her example is not a parental notification issue, but
an issue of a criminal act that needs to be prosecuted. If, in fact, the parent is the father of the unborn, the child could be put in protective care and the father behind bars. Aborting the unborn child without advising the girl’s parents would see next page
Council forwards ‘conditional offer’ to top pick for city manager job LACONIA — Following a nonpublic session on Monday night, the City Council directed Don Jutton of Municipal Resources, Inc. of Meredith to present a “conditional offer” to one of the two finalists for the position of city manager. Mayor Mike Seymour said that once the candidate accepted the conditional offer, which includes authorization for the council to conduct a background check, a special meeting of the City Council will be convened to ratify the agreement, conditional upon the execution of a formal employment contract. He hoped the special meeting could be scheduled before this week is out, when he expected to introduce the appointee to the public and press. Seymour said that the other final-
ist would be informed of the council’s choice as well as advised to “stand by” pending the completion of a successful background check and conclusion of a formal contract. The mayor noted that neither of the two finalists are bound by commitments that would prevent them from beginning work almost at once. “We are fortunate. “They are available more or less immediately,” he said, “so there will be no 30, 60 or 90 day gap.” Acting city manager Pam Reynolds is slated to retire from her position as finance director at the end of this month. Eileen Cabanel resigned the position last month — after a 10-year-long stay on the job — to accept a similar position in the Town of Merrimack.
Mass. man injured in Meredith motorcycle accident MEREDITH — A Charlton, Mass. man was transported to Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia on Tuesday night for treatment of injuries sustained in a single motorcycle accident on Rte. 25. Vity S. Larson, 46, was said to be suffering from a head
laceration and road rash injuries. According to a police report, Larson was traveling eastbound in the vicinity of Old Center Harbor Road when he lost control of his Honda VTX180 and the motorcycle went down.
Gilford authorities looking for missing 58-year-old GILFORD — Police are asking assistance in locating 58-year-old Kevin H. King. Anyone who has seen King or may have information as to his wereabouts is asked to call police at 527-4737.
Police say King’s vehicle has been accounted for. They say he suffers from both physical and mental illness and has had issues with confusion and dementia in the past.
FORSYTHE from page 3 was made worse by New Hampshire’s unfair tax system, which failed to generate sufficient resources to support the public school system. She said that the Legislature had blamed public employees for the state’s fiscal plight and wondered why anyone would wish to become a school teacher in a state where they are denied the respect due professionals. Then it was the turn of Kirby’s colleague Terry Burlingame, a Spanish teacher, who said later that she had confronted Forsythe before. She claimed that he “vilified” public employees, especially teachers, and charged “what you as a Tea Partier are doing to public schools is disgraceful. The Tea Party group that you are a part of are destroying public education.” When Burlingame scolded Forsythe for supporting charter schools, he countered that “charter schools are public schools.” As she spoke he reminded her that the Senate restored many of the reductions in education funds initially proposed by Governor John Lynch. With that Burlingame said that she would include the governor among the blameworthy. With the two speaking over one another, chairman Mike Hatch cut
short the debate and called the meeting to order. Earlier Forsythe reaffirmed the determination of the Republican majorities in both the Senate and the House to balance the 2012-2013 state budget without raising taxes or withholding revenue or transferring costs to cities and towns. He reminded his listeners that in his budget address Governor John Lynch recommended reducing payments for school building and special education as well as tuition and transportation for students attending vocational technical centers. Both the House and Senate restored most of that funding, Forsythe said. Forsythe conceded that despite the efforts of lawmakers, cities, towns and school districts are likely to bear an increased share of employer contributions to the New Hampshire Retirement System for firefighters, police officers and school teachers. He explained that the state, which in the last biennium reduced its share from 35-percent to 25-percent, would eliminate its contribution altogether. Although increases in the employee contributions are intended to offset the impact, he acknowledged that see next page
from preceding page only serve to continue the abuse. Rather than giving others the right to take a child for an abortion, wouldn’t it be better to develop a program to deal with addressing incest . . . before it becomes an abortion issue.
It appears that some people’s solution is to simply deny life to the unborn, the most innocent victim of all. That’s tragic and only compounds the crime. Bob Meade Laconia
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FIRE from page one Fire Inspector William O. Clark made the statement on June 6 in an affidavit he submitted as part of a lawsuit filed in Merrimack County Superior Court against the Fire Marshal’s Office by the Laconia business, owned by Brandi Baldi. “Based on my experience with fire investigations and the information in the case in particular, I have a reasonable belief that this investigation will lead to criminal charges,” Clark wrote. Clark authored his statement as part of a state response to Baldi’s Right-to-Know request demanding the Office of the Fire Marshal allow her and her attorneys the opportunity to “inspect and copy any from preceding page
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and all records, information and documents” about the fire of Sept. 17, 2010. While the Office of the Fire Marshal has released some documents, Baldi’s court pleadings and the fire marshal’s reply indicate there are documents that were not released because reports for ongoing police investigations or reports that would reveal investigation methods are banned from public scrutiny under N.H.’s Right-to-Know law. Baldi is waging wars on a number of fronts regarding the disposition of the former landmark hotel and restaurant in the Weirs. On May 29, Laconia District Court Judge Jim Carroll, responding to a request from City Hall, ordered her to demolish the remains on or before yesterday. Baldi, who said she will tear down the building after annual Motorcycle Week ends, filed an appeal of Carroll’s ruling in Belknap County Superior Court late Monday afternoon. In addition, City Manager Pam Reynolds said yesterday that she understands Baldi has agreed with the city to raze the remains and confirmed she also applied for a demolition permit. Reynolds said the city agreed with Baldi that tearing it down during Bike Week would be too dangerous. On a different front, Baldi’s insurance company, Lloyds of London, has refused to pay out her fire insurance claim. She has filed suit against them in
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from preceding page Belknap County Superior Court. As of Monday, a court clerk said no reply has been filed by the insurance company but it has until early July to do so. Baldi is also defending against a lawsuit filed by the owner of the sprinkler company that installed the fire suppression system at the saloon but says he hasn’t been paid. Statements by fire officials in the aftermath of the blaze are vague. “We closed that case months ago,” said Fire Chief Ken Erickson yesterday. “That had to do with the building inspector and the fire marshal. Laconia Police Chief Christopher Adams also said yesterday his department continues to assist the fire marshal with the investigation and the case is still open. Shortly after the fire, Erickson said it appeared to have started accidentally what a light fixture was too close to something flammable. The partially released report in Baldi’s court file says the fire was caused in a storage or other area — fire officials said it began in a second floor bedroom — that the heat source was from something powered and the first item ignited was a floor covering or something else that was made from fabric, textile or fur. Under factors contributing to ignition is a code indicating the heat source was too close. This is consistent with Erickson’s description of events in the days immediately after the fire. As to the cause, the fire marshal’s document show it was under investigation and an unattended person was the human factor contributing to ignition. Initial news reports said Baldi suspected there may be a squatter staying in a second floor motel room. Baldi’s suspicion is supported by her and Deputy Fire Chief Deb Pendergast’s accounts of a fire department response to a phone call from Baldi around 9 p.m. on the night of September 16, about six and one-half hours before the actual fire was spotted, telling them the alarms were sounding. Baldi said in her only media interview on the day of the fire that none of her employees working that night smelled or saw anything and when the alarms sounded during the evening hours. They all went to
the second floor and noticed one of the motel rooms appeared to have been occupied, unbeknown to her. “The door was ajar,” she said. “The television was on,” she continued. “Maybe they were there earlier.” She also said initial television reports of a drunk being thrown out of the bar earlier in the evening were untrue. “The room appeared to have been occupied,” Pendergast told WMUR news in an interview, noting the heat had been turned on and the bedding appeared used. Baldi said city firefighters responded to the alarm and the Lakes Region Mutual Fire Aid log recorded the call at 8:51 p.m. “I know there was no fire when they came at 9 o’clock,” Baldi said. Included in partial fire marshal’s report is a statement by retired Laconia Lt. Michael Shastany who wrote the department got a call from the Wide Open Saloon telling them “the fire alarm was sounding and we had not responded.” “They (the callers from the Wide Open Saloon) also reported they found the cause of the alarm and there was no fire,” Shastany continued. “Found a heat detector that had been struck by a mattress that appeared to have been move by a vagrant who gained access to the room.” Shastany also said members of the fire department silenced the system but were “unable to reset, owner calling alarm company for a fix and to find out why it did not trip our box.” An incident report prepared by 9-1-1 said the fire was reported at 3:31 a.m. Sept. 17 by a male cell phone caller who reported “heavy smoke from the 2nd floor of the Wide Open Saloon.” Within an hour a third alarm had been called and by 4:52 a.m. an e-mail went to the fire marshal from the communications supervisor saying “FIRE MARSHALL REQUEST LACONIA FOR STRUCTURE FIRE AT WIDE OPEN SALOON. 3 FLOOR HOTEL 2ND AND 3RD FLOORS HEAVILY INVOLVED. NO INJURY BUT SUSPICIOUS. FM MAX SCHULTZ NOTIFIED.” (Capitals included in e-mail) Investigating Fire Marshal William Clark did not immediately return The Sun’s phone call yesterday. — Gail Ober
WISCONSIN from page one Walker said: “The Supreme Court’s ruling provides our state the opportunity to move forward together and focus on getting Wisconsin working again.” Union leaders blasted the court’s decision. Phil Neuenfeldt, president of the Wisconsin State AFLCIO, called it “an affront to our democracy.” An avalanche of lawsuits is expected, since legal challenges couldn’t be brought until the law took effect. Tuesday’s ruling means the law is in effect but it wasn’t immediately clear when public employees would be affected. There are no plans to apply paycheck deductions retroactively, said Rep. Robin Vos, co-chairman of the Legislature’s budget committee; Walker’s top aide, Department of Administration Secretary Mike Huebsch, said the ruling was being reviewed. Many school districts and other public entities reached new union contracts before the ruling, and collective bargaining rights were curtailed. Had the court decision not come down Tuesday, Republicans
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budget, Laconia’s state portion amount was reduced from $7.5 to $7.1-million). Architects came back to the table with Option F — a no frills one-story expansion along Dewey Street that gave no space back to the high school. Huot Committee members didn’t really like Option F and wished aloud last month that Option F could be completed with the same price tag as Option B. What architects call “Option B-Revisited” scales back the project a little to $11-million, scales back to expansion from 39,400 square-feet to $38,600 square-feet and readjusts the programs placement to better use the space. Instead of a 22,000 square-foot renovation, 17,000 feet of the existing Huot will be renovated and the rest would be turned over to LHS. The committee will meet again of June 28 and Champlin said he hopes some city councilors will attend the meeting.
GAY JUDGE from page one legal relief,” he wrote. The ruling does not settle the legal fight over the measure. The sponsors of the ban are planning to appeal Ware’s ruling. Lawyer Charles Cooper, who represents the conservative religious coalition that put the ban on a 2008 ballot, said he disagrees with the ruling. ProtectMarriage.com, which filed the challenge, said it would appeal and “continue our tireless efforts to defend the will of the people of California to preserve marriage as the union of a man and a woman.” Meanwhile, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is considering whether Walker properly concluded that denying gays and lesbians the right to marry violates their rights to due process and equal protection. The court also is eyeing whether the religious coalition is legally entitled to appeal Walker’s verdict. Tuesday was a day filled with good news for the gay rights community. In New York, state lawmakers are within one vote of legalizing gay marriage. And in Los Angeles, the country’s largest consumer bankruptcy court sided with a gay couple seeking to file a joint bankruptcy petition, taking the extraordinary step of declaring that the federal law prohibiting same-sex marriages is unconstitutional. Same-sex couples can legally marry in Connecticut, Iowa, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont
and the District of Columbia. Ware’s opinion came in response to an April motion by coalition lawyers that sought to have Walker’s ruling vacated on conflict of interest grounds. Walker publicly revealed after he retired in February that he is in a 10-year relationship with a man. Rumors that he was gay had circulated before and after the trial. Walker did not attend Monday’s hearing on the matter and has declined to comment on the bias allegations. Chad Griffin, president of the American Foundation for Equal Rights, the group that spearheaded the successful effort to overturn Proposition 8 in Walker’s court, called Ware’s decision to reject the challenge a precedent-setting victory that advances equal rights and treatment for all Americans. “This bigoted and homophobic motion will prove to be a real low point in the struggle for equality and full civil rights for gay and lesbian people,” he said.
MURDER from page 2 we’re not sure exactly how much history and how indepth, that’s what Concord (police) is investigating.” Neighbors said the family had moved into the house about a year ago. The house was set back in the woods and only part of the driveway can be viewed by from the street. Autopsies on the couple were expected to be completed Wednesday. The investigation is ongoing.
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from preceding page said Ortolf. “Because we can’t have physical education, it allows us an opportunity to get kids moving around,” said Peterson. “We know kids are pretty sedentary,” ShumwayPitt said. Understanding that many students aren’t active outside of the school day, she and other teachers found ways to infuse activity into the school day. Instead of walking their homework to the Shumway-Pitts’s desk, students do walking lunges. Ortolf leads her students in quick yoga stretches. Peterson encourages students to invent games and develop rules of play. In some cases, the movement is woven into the instructional activity. In other cases, the teacher recognizes that students are losing focus and need to get their blood flowing again. As Shumway-Pitt sees it, the movement breaks are not in addition to teaching but rather in support of it. “We see a correlation to academic improvement and movement,” she said. Students who have recently had a brief exercise are able to think clearer and focus better, she said. She’s also found that combining physical movement during review sessions helps students remember information later. Now, instead of having students sit with a pile of flash cards of multiplication facts, Shumway-Pitt places the cards on treads of a stairwell and students recite each math fact as they climb and descend the stairs. Bella Smith, a student in the class of ShumwayPitts, is also a fan of the movement breaks. With her teacher’s blessing, Smith has started walking around her classroom during reading time, book in hand, instead of sitting and reading. She said it helps her
concentrate on the story. “I didn’t think they were very interesting when I was sitting, I though books were more interesting when I was walking around. I don’t know why, I am able to concentrate more.” Smith, who has discovered a love for mysteries and adventures – “If it’s a good book” – hopes that she’ll be able to take movement breaks when she enters middle school next year. Levesque wasn’t surprised to hear that increased
movement brought with it a greater ability to learn and behave. Levesque said research shows the same outcomes which benefit health – increased metabolism, oxygen and blood flow to organs – also increase mental fitness. “Physiologically, it all rolls into one another,” she said. Whatever the reason, Shumway-Pitts knows the movement breaks work wonders. “I couldn’t teach without them,” she said.
Code officer urged to use discretion while City Council evaluates ordinance requiring engineer-certified plans BY MICHAEL KITCH
ity of construction would be compromise. Speaking to the council he said that state law requires a thorough review of plans, which cannot be undertaken without architectural or engineered plans. Stewart showed the councilors a set of hand drawn plans, lacking any measurements or specifications, which he said he was expected to review and approve. At the same time, he distributed plans prepared by a design professional, which despite lacking the seal of either an architect or an engineer, he described as “substantially compliant.” “It’s a big deal,” said Morrissette, who repeated his misgivings, asking the councilors “why Laconia wants to be so different?” He shared Stewart’s concern for safety and quality, but said that both “come down to the quality of work. Good plans do not necessarily give you a good home.” Morrissette also took exception to a statement in Stewart’s memorandum that “the quality of homes built in Laconia today is poor.” He said that builders in the city were struggling and “I don’t think that comment should have been made. Anything that can be done to help us would be appreciated.” Councilor Bob Hamel (Ward 5) assured Morrissette that neither the ordinance nor Stewart’s remark were directed at him. “It’s to catch the ones who aren’t doing it right,” he said. Councilor Henry Lipman (Ward 3) took a similar tack. “Contractors have submitted professional plans but built badly,” he said, adding that the issue is “how to catch those doing shoddy work without putting the good people in a bad place.” When you’re trying to save, every little bit helps. Stewart told the counAt Northway Bank, because we reward customers cil that that he could “loosen” the standard for the amount of business they do with us, we from “strict compliance” can pay higher rates on important things like CDs. with the ordinance, which require all plans Right now, we have a special rate on 11-month for single and two-famand 25-month CDs that’s up to 66% higher than ily homes to bear the ** standard CDs offered in the Lakes Region . seal of a certified architect or engineer, to “substantial compliance” by Power up your savings! Call 1-800-442-6666, stop accepting plans without by any Northway banking center, or apply online the seal. Hamel pressed to at northwaybank.com. refer the issue to committee, which he asked to consider applying the ordinance to all commercial projects regardless of size, on *Annual Percentage Yield (APY) accurate as of May 23, 2011 and subject to change. Fees may reduce earnings. Limited time offer. Other terms and restricthe understanding that tions apply. Only available to consumers. TrueNorth checking account required to obtain stated APYs. On 25-Month CD, 1.29% APY on balances of $1,000 Stewart would require to $24,999.99; 1.39% APY on balances of $25,000 to $49,999.99; 1.66% APY on balances of $50,000 or more. On 11-Month CD, 1.11% APY on balances of $1,000 to $24,999.99; 1.26% APY on balances of $25,000 to $49,999.99; 1.26% APY on balances of $50,000 or more. $1,000 minimum deposit to open “substantial complinew 11 and 25 Month CDs and to receive the APY. A penalty may be imposed for early withdrawals of funds from CD. **Based on a comparison of 12- and ance” until an accept24-month CDs offered by Laconia Savings Bank, Meredith Village Savings Bank, and Citizens Bank on Bankrate.com, 5/16/11. able amendment could be drafted. THE LACONIA DAILY SUN
LACONIA — The City Council this week referred controversy over an ordinance requiring architectural or engineered plans for single and two-family residences to its Government Operations and Ordinances Subcommittee and in the meantime asked Code Enforcement Director Bill Stewart to use discretion in reviewing proposals. Last month, Kevin Morrissette, a local homebuilder, asked the council to repeal the requirement. He explained that the ordinance is unknown elsewhere in the state, doubted that it has ever been enforced and noted that it would add between $3,000 to $5,000 to the cost of a new home. Moreover, he pointed out that the requirement does not apply to commercial projects of less than 4,000 square feet. In a memorandum to the council, Stewart advised against repeal, warning that without professionally prepared plans and specification the safety and qual-
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SWAT Team called out to deal with distraught Gilmanton man Wiggin said the man came out of the house but when he immediately went back inside without cooperating with O’Brien, O’Brien called the BRSOG. Wiggin said the team surrounded the house and tried repeatedly to contact the man with a bullhorn. He said a power outage in the area coupled with poor cell phone reception hampered the team. About seven hours later, Wiggin and O’Brien saw the man, who apparently left the home before BRSOG could respond, coming from the woods. The two took him into custody, “after a brief struggle,” removed the loaded handgun from his possession and took him by police cruiser to Lakes Region General Hospital. Wiggin said the man remains under police guard and will be evaluated by hospital personnel and likely taken elsewhere for further evaluation and treatment. — Gail Ober
CONCORD — New Hampshire Department of Safety Commissioner John J. Barthelmes is reminding boaters of the administrative rule that temporarily prohibits the anchoring, mooring, or rafting in the Weirs Beach area during Motorcycle Week. This annual restriction will begin at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, June 15 and will continue in effect through noon on Sunday, June 19. The rule specifically states that “..no person shall anchor, moor, or raft… in the Weirs Beach area of the city of Laconia from: (1) An imaginary line that runs from the northeastern corner of the Winnipesaukee Pier to
the northernmost light buoy that marks the northern-most end of the Weirs Channel and continuing on to the shoreline, and; (2) All points south of said imaginary line to include the entire Weirs Channel area to the lighted navigational aid marking the southern-most end of the Weirs Channel.” The Bureau of Marine Patrol will closely monitor the designated area and issue citations to those found to be in non-compliance with the emergency rule. Questions regarding the rule can be directed to Marine Patrol Headquarters in Gilford by calling (603) 293-2037.
Mooring off Weirs Beach now prohibited until noon Sunday
Tips offered on how to identify & prevent elder financial abuse LACONIA — To spotlight June 15, “World Elder Abuse Awareness Day”, Laconia Savings Bank is offering tips on how to identify and prevent elder financial abuse. According to the Department of Health and Human Services, seniors throughout the United States lose an estimated $2.6-billion or more annually due to elder financial abuse and exploitation. “Seniors are valued members of our community and it is our responsibility to ensure they live safely and with dignity,” explained Carolyn Peverly, senior vice president — Deposit Operations & Administration for Laconia Savings Bank. “They can steer clear of financial abuse by being alert to the signs and knowing who to turn to for help.” — Never give your Social Security number, account numbers or other personal financial information over the phone unless you initiated the call. — Don’t open e-mails from unknown sources, and beware of any notice claiming you have won a lottery. — Shred receipts, bank statements and unused credit card offers before them away. — Review your monthly accounts regularly for any unauthorized charges. Report lost or stolen
checks immediately. — Order copies of your credit report once a year to ensure accuracy. — Lock up your checkbook, account statements and other sensitive information when others will be in your home. — Do business with companies you know are reputable, or first check their references and credentials. Beware of any home improvement contractor that comes to your door or tries to sell you services over the phone. — If a stranger needs to send you payment for something, insist on a check for the exact amount. Never accept a check for more and wire the difference back. — Never let someone pressure you into agreeing to loan terms before you’ve had a chance to review them in writing with a trusted adviser. — Report any unusual account inquires you receive—whether by phone or e-mail—to your banker, who will take measures to protect your account and notify authorities. — Carefully choose trustworthy people to act as your agent in all estate-planning matters.
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GILMANTON — A unidentified Stage Road man was hospitalized yesterday following a seven-hour stand off with local police and the Belknap County Regional Special Operation Group — commonly referred to as the SWAT Team. Sheriff Craig Wiggin said the 64-year-old man, who has not been charged with anything criminal, was not acting rationally. The man’s wife reported to local police around 1 p.m. yesterday that her husband was threatening to kill himself and was holding a loaded handgun to his head. Wiggin said she was able to leave the house safely and call police. Chief Phil O’Brien went to the home but reported the man was “belligerent” and “not acting rationally.” O’Brien, who knows the man, called for assistance from police in neighboring Barnstead and Alton.
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Dawn M. Damon, 62
ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Laconia Zoning Board of Adjustment will meet on MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2011 at 7:00 p.m., in the conference room on the second floor of City Hall for the following hearings: HEARINGS: Application # 2011-0012 MSL 425-139-39 RG Zone Bruce & Barbara Foster 21 Lyford Street Variance The applicant is requesting a Variance from 235-35 (B), side setback, in order to build a deck which would be in line with the current house and not protrude any further into the side setback. Application # 2011-0013 MSL # 394-336-15 RS Zone Russell Beane 35 Blueberry Lane Special Exception The applicant is requesting a Special Exception from Section 235-70 (C) (2) (a – h) in order to change the use of the property from a place of worship to that of a convention center. Application 2011-0014 MSL # 465-17-16 RS Zone K. McCarthy 14 Beech Street Special Exception The application is requesting a Special Exception from Section 235-26, Table I, Table of Permitted Uses, in order to change a two-family residence to a three-family, which is permitted in the zone by granting of the Special Exception. OTHER BUSINESS: MINUTES: The minutes from the ZBA meeting of May 16, 2011 will be reviewed. From this date until the hearings, the proposed plans and other related materials are available for inspection at the Planning Office, basement of City Hall. Business hours are 8:30 am-4:30 pm. NOTE: Any continuation of the Public Hearing or of deliberations on the application will be announced at the Public Hearing. If you require special accommodation in order to attend this meeting, please call the Planning Department at 603-527-1264 within 48 hours of the meeting date.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON A SITE PERMIT APPLICATION FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF BIOSOLIDS The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, Water Division (Department), has received a site permit application from Resource Management, Inc. for the operation of a sludge management site located at the Hayshaker Farm on property located off Meeting House Road in Gilmanton, New Hampshire. Pursuant to Administrative Rule Env-Wq 804.04(c) of the New Hampshire Sludge Management Rules, a public hearing to receive testimony on this permit application will be held in the Academy Building, 503 Province Road, Gilmanton, on Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at 7:00 pm. The permit application is available for public review during regular business hours at the Gilmanton Town Offices, and in the Department’s office at 29 Hazen Drive, Concord. Testimony may be submitted in writing to the Department at any time before the close of the hearing notice period (August 3, 2011) in lieu of attending and/or providing oral testimony at the public hearing. For additional information please contact Mr. Alexis Rastorguyeff at (603) 271-7888, FAX (603) 271-4128, or mail to New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, Water Division, Residuals Management Section, PO Box 95, Concord, New Hampshire 03302-0095. Any individuals needing assistance or auxiliary communication equipment due to sensory impairment or other disability, should contact Alexis Rastorguyeff, New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, Water Division, PO Box 95, Concord, New Hampshire 03302-0095; TDD Access: Relay NH 1-800-735-2964; FAX (603) 271-2982. Notification of the need for assistance must be made no later than July 5, 2011.
LACONIA — Dawn Mary (Clough) Damon, 62, of Laconia, NH died June 11th, 2011 at her home after a long courageous battle with cancer. Dawn worked at Lakes Region General Hospital for many years. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, cruising with cousin Linda, and outings with the Red Hatters and helping cook fantastic feasts for our many family cookouts. She is survived by her parents Richard and Mary Clough; her daugh-
ters Kelly Weymouth and Dawna Hebert; her grand daughter Ariel Hebert; many aunts uncles and cousins; and her companion James Thomson. Dawn wanted us to celebrate her life privately with family and close friends. Family and friends will be notified of the date, time and location. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to The 9 to 5 Red Hatters c/o Vi Resnick 221 Shaker Road Northfield, New Hampshire 03276.
Charles R. Whitten, 85
NAPLES, Florida & LACONIA — Charles R. Whitten, 85, of Naples, FL and Laconia, NH passed away on January 5, 2011. Born December 5, 1925 in Foxboro, MA, he was the son of Marion (Dix) and Robinson S. Whitten. A proud veteran of the U.S. Army’s 15th Air Force serving during WWII, Mr. Whitten was shot down over enemy lines and was MIA. He managed to find his way to Hungary. He had a successful career as a builder/developer in Winchester/ Woburn, MA, Naples, FL and other areas of New England. An avid boater, Mr. Whitten was a member of the Naples Yacht Club.
He will be dearly missed by his devoted family, including his wife of 62 years, Virginia; children, David, Steven, Walter (Paula), Kay, and Robinson (Nadine); seven grandchildren; two greatgrandchildren; brothers, George and Brandford; sister, Harriet McGillivary; and brother-in-law, Robert Barton. He was preceded in death by his sister, Nancy Barton. A memorial gathering and service will be held Saturday, June 25, 2011, 12:30-1 p.m. at Governors Island Community Building, Gilford, NH. The service will begin at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mr. Whitten’s memory may be made to the charity of one’s choice.
Barn preservation information session to be hosted by Moultonborough Heritage Commission June 21 MOULTONBOROUGH — The Heritage Commission will hold an information session on barn preservation at the Public Library from 7 — 9 p.m. on Tuesday, June 21. In the first hour of the meeting, John C. Porter, UNH Extension professor emeritus and co-author of “Preserving Old Barns” will present an overview of New Hampshire barn types. Handouts on barn identification and tips on maintenance will be provided to attendees. In the second hour, Beverly Thomas of the New Hampshire Preservation Alliance will facilitate a discussion of
barn preservation. Barn owners will learn more about options for barn preservation, including Barn Assessment Grants, the NH Barn Survey Project, and RSA 79-D (the barn easement). Five barns in Moultonborough presently have 79-D easements; statewide there are more than 390 structures enrolled in this tax incentive program to encourage historic barn preservation. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, see the Heritage Commission page at www. moultonboroughnh.gov or call the Library at 476-8895.
DERRY — Two local entrepreneurs are among the semi-finalists who will be honored at the first annual “Self Made in New Hampshire” celebration gala at Brookstone Event Center beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 16. More than 40 men and women were nominated for the award, which aims to highlight inspirational stories of those who have truly carved a place in the Granite State. Among the 10
semifinalists selected by the judges are Bob Lawton of Funspot in Laconia and G. Hayden McLaughlin of Belknap Landscape Company, Inc. in Gilford. The untold stories of all semi-finalists will be shared at the event, which will include networking with self-made men and women from across New Hampshire, dinner, and the award ceremony. Tickets are $65 per person and are available at SelfMadeInNH.com.
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GILFORD — Anne “Annie” E. Richardson, 77, of Gilford, New Hampshire passed away on Monday, June 13, 2011 surrounded by her family. She was born in Laconia, New Hampshire, daughter of Donald and Leoine (Hale) Woodworth. She graduated from Laconia High School in 1951. Annie is survived by her husband of 58 years, John M. Richardson, five children, Coral and her husband, Steven Theberge, Scott Richardson and his wife, Sunny, Todd Richardson and his wife, Susan, Randy Richardson and Blythe Gustafson. Other survivors include her grandchildren who were her pride and joy. They are Eric Richardson, Sarah Richardson, Dakin Billin, MacKenzie Billin, Camden Gustafson, Brett and Mitchell Bolding. She is also survived by two brothers, Don Woodworth and Steven Woodworth, and one sister, Ruth (Woodworth) Criger, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a sister, Joan St. Louis. Annie’s life-long passion was music. She played the piano and loved barbershop harmony. She sang
in the Sweet Adelines Chorus and in an award winning women’s barbershop quartet, “The Mellow Moms”. She also sang in the United Baptist Church Choir for 20 years. She was known for her friendly smile and her warm, caring heart. She was much loved by all who knew her. There will be no calling hours. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 2 PM at the United Baptist Church, Park Street, Lakeport, NH. Rev. Sharron Lamothe, Pastor of the Church will officiate. Burial will be in the family lot in Bayside Cemetery, Laconia, N.H. Contributions may be made to the Community Wellness Center, 22 Strafford St., Suite 2, Laconia, NH 03246. Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www. wilkinsonbeane.com.
LACONIA — Jerry R. Turcotte, 66, of 64 Summer Street, died at the Lakes Region General Hospital on Monday, June 13, 2011. Mr. Turcotte was born June 21, 1944 in Laconia, the son of Noel and Eva (Gagnon) Stendor and lived in Laconia for most of his life. He served in the US Army and worked for 10 years at the Gilmanton Transfer Station. He was an avid coin collector and was a frequent patron of the Water Street Café. He especially loved his family. Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Judy (Smith) Turcotte, of Laconia; one son, Gary Turcotte and his wife Jessica of Gorham, two daughters, Mallory Fadden and her husband Mike of Laconia and Robin Barberian and her husband Jason of Laconia, one brother, Bill Stendor of Gilmanton, two sis-
ters, Debbie Blake and her husband Paul of Gilmanton and Joanie King of New Mexico, two grandchildren, Phoenix Turcotte of Gorham and Larry Roy Fadden of Laconia. There will be no calling hours. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 AM on Friday, June 17, 2011 at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen. For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 330 Congress Street, 5th floor, Boston, MA 02210. Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N .H. is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.
Jerry R. Turcotte, 66
Mary Butler DAR Chapter to sponsor tour in Gilford LACONIA — The Mary Butler Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) will take a guided tour of the historical buildings on Main Street in Gilford Village after their meeting at the Community Church at noon on Monday June 20. The bag lunch meeting will be followed by the
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‘Signature of Excellence’ lecture series to be hosted by League of NH Craftsmen MEREDITH — The League of NH Craftsmen will host three summertime “Signature of Excellence” lectures that will provide the public with an informative and in-depth view of how fine handcraft is made. The series features three juried members of the League of NH Craftsmen — all skilled artisans and entertaining speakers — who will appear at The Chase House from 7 — 9 p.m. on Monday evenings. On June 27, Duane Martin of Newfields will speak about Intarsia — 3D Art Made from Wood. Intarsia is a woodworking technique that uses varied shapes,
sizes, and species of wood fitted together to create a mosaic-like picture with an illusion of depth. Martin will discuss his technique for making beautiful functional art pieces from wood. He created an intarsia of the iconic Old Man of the Mountain in winter that will be available for purchase. After spending 32 years as an electrical/nuclear engineer, Martin retired and moved to Newfields. As a hobby, he built cabinets and furniture. Martin took his skills in a new direction after reading an article in Wood Magazine by noted wood intarsia artist Judy Gale Roberts. He took a seminar with
Ms. Roberts and two years later, created an awardwinning intarsia project. He was juried into the League of NH Craftsmen in November 2009. Martin uses thick hard and soft woods of many species to get the color and grain pattern that enhances his art. He cuts pieces using a scroll saw, shapes the pieces by sanding and carving, and finishes them individually before gluing them to a backing board. He uses no stains, just the varnished color of the natural wood. Martin has made intarsias of historic personalities including George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Rev. John Wheelwright (Founder of Exeter), and President Barack Obama, as well as natural landscapes and iconic images. His work has been features in many League of NH Craftsmen exhibitions, as well as other art shows. Martin also works with art teachers in local schools to introduce the students and teachers to intarsia. On July 25, Michael Kraatz of Canaan will speak about Design and Fabrication of a Garden Sculpture. Kraatz will take listeners step by step through the process he uses to conceptualize, design, and fabricate a garden sculpture. Kraatz works with his partner Susan Russell in a hot and cold working glass studio that has been operating since 1975. He studied glass with Harvey Littleton at the University of Wisconsin and received his graduate degree from the Rhode Island School of Design. Russell has a BFA in design from RISD and an MA from Goddard College. The couple met teaching high school art in Lebanon and as independent artists built a 1,200-square-foot studio in Canaan. They design and fabricate architectural glasswork using their own blown and cast glass. Each of their pieces is conceived with artful consideration of its place in the environment and with the unique vision of the designer and client. Kraatz also teaches at AVA Gallery and Arts Center in Lebanon. He and Russell have completed commissions for free standing pieces and wall works for clients across New England. On August 15, William Schute of Wilton will speak about The Art of Wood Carving. Schute, who carves finely detailed sculptures, doors and entryways, signs, and other items, will discuss his process and technique. see next page
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Landscape company helps Lakes Region Child Care Services playground BELMONT — Belknap Landscape Company Inc., as part of a NeighborWorks project, recently took an active role in the improvement of a Lakes Region Child Care Service (LRCC) playground. The Belmont Early Learning Center received the facelift thanks to a joint effort by volunteer parents, LRCC staff, and with material and labor contributions from Pike Industries and BLC, a Lakes Region landscape design-build firm. LRCC is dedicated to providing high quality childcare, which is affordable for families who live or work in the greater Laconia area. BLC employees coordinated efforts for the improvements, which included building new planting beds within the playground, planting BLC-donated drought resistant plant selections, and spreading an enormous load of play sand donated and delivered by Pike Industries. The children will learn how to grow their own vegetables in the new garden area in the center of the playground. Outside the playground fence, BLC crews planted wildflower seeds. NeighborWorks America is the country’s preeminent leader in affordable housing and community development. During the first week of June each year, NeighborWorks America and its network of local nonprofit organizations connect with families across the nation to celebrate and beautify local communities in an effort dubbed National NeighborWorks Week. There are a number of Lakes Region NeighborWorks Week projects planned where local NeighborWorks organizations mobilize volunteers, businesspeople, neighbors, friends, and local and national elected and civic leaders in a week of neighborhood change and awareness. Opportunities to get involved may be found at www.nw.org.
As part of a NeighborWorks project, Belknap Landscape Company Inc. recently teamed up with parents, Lakes Region Child Care Services staff, and Pike Industries to make improvements to the playground of the Belmont Early Learning Center. Volunteers for the project included (left to right) Erica Brough, Heather Mercier, Yvette Gordon, Victoria Charter, Sue page, and Marti Ilg. (Courtesy photo)
‘Assessing 101’ instructional class presented by NH Department of Revenue MOULTONBOROUGH — The NH Department of Revenue (DRA) will present its instructional class entitled “Assessing 101” in the Training Room of the Moultonborough Public Safety Building at 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 23. “Assessing 101: Introduction to Assessing and Values Anew” is an informative hour-long presentation with questions and answers. Topics to be covered will include why property values are updated, the mass appraisal process, differences between an appraisal and an assessment, mass appraisal vs. single property appraisal, the role of the DRA, the statistical analysis, the ratio study report, the abatement process, and how the results are used by the
Town and the State. Gary Karp, Town Assessor, has scheduled this informational forum for the public in the hopes of further educating taxpayers in the run up to the release of the Town’s annual statistical update. The update, with proposed values effective as of April 1, 2011, is expected to be released in mid July of this year. That release will include information for taxpayers as to how to request a conference to review any changes proposed to the values of their property from the prior year’s assessment. Joel R. Mudgett, chairman of the SelectBoard said, “I’d like to thank DRA for coming to our Town to share this knowledge not only with my
ALTON — The Gilman Library invites parents and their children to keep cool this summer by dropping in for Family Movie Night from 6 — 8 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of every month. “Gnomio & Juliet” (Rated G) will be screened on June 23; “Mr. Bean’s Holi-
day” (Rated G) will be shown on July 28; and “Tangled” (rated PG) is the selection for August 25. Family Movie Night is not a “dropoff” event. Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult for the entire show.
from preceding page At the age of seven, Schnute knew what he wanted to do — carve. For a while he pursued a more traditional career in cell biology research, still carving wood whenever he could, until 1974, when his passion for wood sculpture developed into a full time endeavor. He moved back to Iowa to work and sold many of his pieces and built a house for himself and his family out of an old covered bridge. He relocated to the west coast, where he was successful in obtaining commissions for his work. After the publication of his book High Relief Wood
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Board but with other area officials and the public at large. The better informed we all are the better decisions we can make.” The program is open to the public
and free of cost. No registration is necessary. Karp concluded by saying, “If you’ve ever had questions about the valuation update process, this program is for you.”
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ARIES (March 21-April 19). Your way is no better or worse; it just is. As long as it works for you, it works -period. Try not to compare yourself to others in any way for the next 48 hours. Focus instead on your own scene. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You will bring your very best efforts to the table. You’ll do what you can in the moment, and when the moment is gone, you’ll say, “Well, I did what I could.” And you’ll be right. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). There’s a time you have only a dim recollection of, and if you think hard, you’ll remember it even less. Such a time will only be remembered when you relax and enjoy yourself. CANCER (June 22-July 22). You’ll put on a good face for your friends. Is that really you? An internal struggle rages on, a battle between who you think you should be and who you essentially are. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Your mood: content. There is nothing to need or want, and that’s a good feeling. Tomorrow your ambition kicks in anew, so enjoy the present peaceful mental state. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You would love to witness a mystical happening. As imaginative and openminded as you are, you would handle such a breach of the agreed-upon reality quite well. Hold on to hope, and such an event could happen today. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Your steady approach to domestic matters makes your home a place of peace and tranquility. The stability you provide is a gift and is more necessary than you know.
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––––––– ALMANAC ––––––– Today is Wednesday, June 15, the 166th day of 2011. There are 199 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 15, 1215, England’s King John put his seal to Magna Carta (“the Great Charter”) at Runnymede. On this date: In 1219, forces led by King Valdemar II of Denmark defeated the Estonians in the Battle of Lyndanisse. In 1775, the Second Continental Congress voted unanimously to appoint George Washington head of the Continental Army. In 1836, Arkansas became the 25th state. In 1849, James Polk, the 11th president of the United States, died in Nashville, Tenn. In 1864, Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton signed an order establishing a military burial ground, which became Arlington National Cemetery. In 1904, more than 1,000 people died when fire erupted aboard the steamboat General Slocum in New York’s East River. In 1944, American forces began their successful invasion of Saipan (sy-PAN’) during World War II. B-29 Superfortresses carried out their first raids on Japan. In 1978, King Hussein (hoo-SAYN’) of Jordan married 26-year-old American Lisa Halaby, who became Queen Noor. In 1991, Mount Pinatubo in the northern Philippines exploded in one of the biggest volcanic eruptions of the 20th century, killing about 800 people. One year ago: In his first Oval Office address, President Barack Obama promised that “we will make BP pay for the damage their company has caused,” describing the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico as a “siege” on the shores of America. Today’s Birthdays: Former New York Governor Mario Cuomo (KWOH’-moh) is 79. Rock musician Lee Dorman (Iron Butterfly) is 69. Rock singer-actor Johnny Hallyday is 68. Singer Russell Hitchcock (Air Supply) is 62. Rock singer Steve Walsh (Kansas) is 60. Comedian-actor Jim Belushi is 57. Country singer Terri Gibbs is 57. Actress Julie Hagerty is 56. Rock musician Brad Gillis (Night Ranger) is 54. Baseball Hall-of-Famer Wade Boggs is 53. Actress Eileen Davidson is 52. Bluegrass musician Terry Smith is 51. Actress Helen Hunt is 48. Actress Courteney Cox is 47. Country musician Tony Ardoin is 47. Country musician Michael Britt (Lonestar) is 45. Rock musician Jimmy McD is 43. Actor-rapper Ice Cube is 42. Actress Leah Remini is 41. Actor Jake Busey is 40. Bluegrass singer-musician Jamie Johnson is 39. Rock musician T-Bone Willy (Save Ferris) is 39. Actor Neil Patrick Harris is 38. Actor Greg Vaughan is 38. Actress Elizabeth Reaser is 36. Rock singer Dryden Mitchell (Alien Ant Farm) is 35. Rock musician Billy Martin (Good Charlotte) is 30.
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CALENDAR TODAY’S EVENTS Web marketing workshop presented by Plymouth Regional Chamber of Commerce. Noon to 1 p.m. at Pease Public Library. Veronica Francis from Notchnet, Inc. will offer insights into various online and social marketing opportunities. Evening hike with Hal Graham and the BRATTS on the Red Trail on Mt. Belknap. Learn how and why to relocate a trail section. Bring bug repellent, and enjoy the sunset after the hike. Members will meet at the gate at the bottom of Carriage Road in Gilford at 6:30 p.m. New volunteers are always welcome For more information contact Hal Graham at: 286-3506 or email: email@example.com Free public performance of the Boston Crusaders Drum and Bugle Corps. 7 p.m. at New Hampton School. Outdoors performance will be moved to the field house if it rains. Support group meeting for those who are separated or divorced. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on the first and third Wednesday of the month at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Belmont. Experience compassion, sharing and affirmation in a confidential atmosphere. You are welcome. Refreshments and free lending library available. For information call the rectory at 267-8174 or Ginny Timmons at 286-7066. Affordable Health Care at Laconia Family Planning and Prenatal. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 121 Belmont Road (Rte. 106 South). 524-5453. GYN and reproductive services. STD/HIV testing from 4 to 6 p.m. on walk-in basis. Sliding fee scale. Cub Scout Pack 143 meets at the Congregational Church of Laconia (across from Laconia Savings Bank). 6:30 each Wednesday. All boys 6-10 are welcome. For information call 527-1716. Laconia Elders Friendship Club meeting. 1:30 p.m. at the Leavitt Park Clubhouse. People 55 and older meet each Wednesday for fun, entertainment and education. Meetings provide an opportunity for older citizens to to meet for pure social enjoyment and the club helps the community with philanthropic work. Duplicate bridge at the Weirs Beach Community Center. 7:15 p.m. All levels welcome. Snacks. TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) group meeting at the First Congregational Church in Meredith. 5:30 p.m. Preschool Story Time at the Meredith Public Library. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Stories and crafts for ages 3-5. Sign-up is helpful. Introduction to Computers Class at the Meredith Public Library. 2 to 3 p.m. Registration required. Write Now Writer’s Group meeting at the Gilford Public Library. 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. All levels and all genres are welcome.
THURSDAY, JUNE 16 Laconia Muskrats vs. Old Orchard Beach Raging Tide at Robbie Mills Park. First pitch at 6:05 p.m. Gilmanton Old Home Association meeting. 7 p.m. at the Smith Meeting House. More information contact info:firstname.lastname@example.org. Laconia Main Street Outdoor Marketplace. 3 to 7 p.m. at the municipal parking lot in downtown Laconia (adjacent to the Village Bakery). Shop for locally produced vegetables, fruits, meat, bread, eggs, raw milk, wine, photography, soaps, jewelry and more. Enjoy the music of a featured artist each week while you shop and visit with your fellow residents. Every Thursday through early Oct. Al-Anon Meeting at the Congregational Church Parish House (18 Veterans Square) in Laconia. 8 to 9:15 p.m. each Thursday. Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 645-9518. Giggles & Grins playgroup at Family Resource Center in downtown Laconia (635 Main Street). Free group for parents children from birth through age 5. For more information call 524-1741.
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Painter Robert Prapuolenis to speak at Lakes Region Art Association meeting June 20 LACONIA — Robert Prapuolenis, an accomplished Lakes Region and New York painter, will be the guest speaker at a Lakes Region Art Association meeting at the Taylor Community Woodside Building at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 20. Prapuolenis paints portraits and still lifes, but many of his paintings also involve landscapes and seascapes. While here in the Lakes Region during the summer season, his landscapes are of local scenes. While in New York during the winter season, he paints cityscapes. All involve perspective. In his presentation, Prapuolenis will demonstrate his use of line, color and object size to create “distance” on a flat canvas that, in turn, draws the viewer’s eye into his work. The public is welcome at all Association meetings. For additional information contact Gisela Langsten, 1st vice president, Lakes Region Art Association, at 293-2702 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. CAPTION: Accomplished artist Robert Prapuolenis will demonstrate how he uses perspective in his paintings at a Lakes Region Art Association meeting at the Taylor Community Woodside Building at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 20. (Courtesy photo)
Top handbell ensemble ‘Strikepoint’ to perform at First United Methodist Church in Gilford on June 22 GILFORD — Strikepoint, one of the world’s top handbell ensembles, will perform at First United Methodist Church at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 22. A handbell ensemble can be thought of as a living piano, with each of eleven ringers responsible for up to nine notes. Treble ringers may hold as many as six bells in their hands at one time, while bass ringers use their whole bodies to move 13-pound bronze bells with grace and finesse. Strikepoint rings on six octaves of bells (nearly the entire range of a piano keyboard) and frequently adds other instruments from chimes to a penny whistle to African percussion. Concert selections and audience favorites will include Bach’s Little Fugue, Grieg’s “Anitra’s Dance,” and Disney Studios’
“Under the Sea.” The group, based at First United Methodist Church in Duluth, Minnesota, has been touring annually since 1985. Bill Alexander, a nationally known handbell clinician and conductor, leads the directorless ensemble. Strikepoint is noted for capturing the enthusiasm of audiences with its dynamic style and accessible music. Concerts are designed to delight and stir listeners whether they know all or nothing about handbells. Among the comments frequently heard after programs, a favorite is, “If we’d known it was going to be like this, we would have made all our friends come.” There is no admission charge to this unique concert, but a $10 donation is suggested.
MEREDITH — An AARP Mature Driver Safety Program will take place at the Community Center from 4 — 8 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, June 22 and 23 Conducted in two 4-hour sessions, the classroom experience will emphasize defensive driving techniques including new traffic laws and rules of the road.
Attendees will learn how to adjust driving to agerelated changes in vision, hearing, and reaction time. There is no test and those completing the course will receive a certificate making them eligible for insurance discounts from certain insurance companies serving New Hampshire. The fee for the two day course is $12 for AARP members and $14 for others. Registration is required. Call Bob Kennelly at 677-7187 or the Senior Center at 279-5631.
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THURSDAY, JUNE 16 Co-ed (18+) volleyball at the Meredith Community Center. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. $1 per player. Parkinson’s Support Group meeting at Forestview Manor (153 Parade Road) in Meredith. 2 to 3:30 p.m. To RSVP call 279-3121. NHHC Book discussion at the Gilford Public Library 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. and again from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. “The Way to Rainy Mountain” by 1969 Pulitzer Prize winner N. Scott Momaday. Copies available at the circulation desk. Bring a lunch and the library will provide dessert.The evening session will be led by Betty Tidd. Crafter’s Corner at the Gilford Public Library. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Bring your latest knitting, crocheting and other needlework projects and work in a relaxed corner. Knotty Knitters gathering at the Meredith Public Library. 10 a.m. to noon. All levels of experience welcome. Computer Accessories Class at the Meredith Public Library. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Registration required. Preschool Story Time at the Meredith Public Library. 1 to 2 p.m. Stories and crafts for ages 3-5. Sign-up is helpful.
Registration now open for Winnisquam Village Association’s Boat Parade
WINNISQUAM — Registration forms are now available for the Annual Boat Parade, sponsored by Winnisquam Village Association. The event, which will feature prizes and lots of fun, will take place at 1 p.m. on July 2; rain date July 3. All are invited to get creative and decorate boats or waterfronts. This year’s theme will be “Your Favorite TV Show” (prior to 1980). Registration forms are available at Winnisquam Marine, Winnisquam Trading Post, or McLean Mobile Marine.
Winnipesaukee Wine Festival to be held at Church Landing June 23
MEREDITH — The sixth annual Winnipesaukee Wine Festival will be held in the Winnipesaukee Ballroom at Church Landing from 5:30 — 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 23. More than 100 domestic and international wines will be uncorked and ready for sampling at the event, which will benefit CHMM Community Caregivers and White Mountain Foster & Rescue. Hosted by The Common Man Family of Restaurants and The Martignetti Companies of New Hampshire, the wine festival will feature wine, spirits and beer from local, national and international wineries and breweries. Wineries and breweries participating in the Sixth Annual Winnipesaukee Wine Festival include Peak Organic Brewing Company and Cisco Brewery of Nantucket, which will feature their Whale’s Tale Ale and Triple 8 martinis. Their martinis will be served down a martini luge ice sculpture created by Jeff Day of Not So Plain Jane’s in Rumney and The Route 104 Diner in New Hampton. The event will feature more than 20 vintners, including Rombauer, Penfolds, Layer Cake, St. Supery, Seven Deadly Zins, Cannonball, Rutherford Wine Company, Robert Mondavi Napa Valley, J. Lohr and Duckhorn, among others. The Common Man’s Lakehouse Grille, Camp and Lago will provide hors d’oeuvres and food to accompany the wines, as will The Corner House Inn, Owen’s Farm Stand, and Coe House. Entertainment will be provided by jazz duo Don Williams and Dave Tonkin, and numerous prizes will be up for grabs at a silent auction and raffle, including a seaside getaway in Nantucket, an overnight stay at Church Landing at Mill Falls, and a getaway to an Adirondack-style cabin. A pre-Wine Festival Beach Party at the Common Man’s Town Docks outdoor tiki barwill be held the night before on Wednesday, June 22 starting at 6 p.m. The evening will feature wine, tapas-style food, and live music. Admission to the event is free and a portion of the proceeds will also benefit the two organizations. Tickets for the Sixth Annual Winnipesaukee Wine Festival are $50 per person. For information, visit thecman. com or call 968-9330. Space is limited and advanced tickets and reservations are strongly suggested.
‘The Old Man of the Mountain: Substance and Symbol’ presented by Bristol Historical Society on June 23
BRISTOL — The Historical Society has received a grant from the NH Humanities Council to present “The Old Man of the Mountain: Substance and Symbol” at the Old Town Hall at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 23. Maggie Stier will present the public program about New Hampshire’s most well-known landmark. The story of the Old Man of the Mountain is a story of NH itself, reflecting the state’s history, arts, literature, geography, philosophy, and even public policy. As the multifaceted story of the icon enfolds, the audience will be challenged to think about the different and evolving ways that this image has touched the public imagination over its 200 year history. The presentation will include images of paintings, literary passages, souvenirs, and film clips of interviews with those closet to the Old Man, and conclude with a discussion of current efforts to memorialize the state symbol. For more information call Lucille Keegan at 7442751 or e-mail email@example.com.
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Dear Annie: Two years ago, my son began dating “Layla,” who then became pregnant. I went out of my way to include her in our family. I bought maternity clothes and baby outfits, took her out for lunch and paid for her to join us on a family cruise. Layla e-mailed everyone to stay away from the hospital the day of the baby’s birth, as she wanted “bonding time.” I asked my son if I could bring flowers. He said “fine” and met me at the hospital. He invited me to get a peek at the baby through the window. I didn’t see Layla, but when she heard I had been there, she became extremely angry, and later, requests to see my new grandson were rebuffed. I sent an e-mail apologizing for upsetting her. I also suggested we seek counseling together. In response, she “unfriended” me from her Facebook page, sent me a list of all of my “wrongdoings” and told me I was not allowed to contact my son anymore. My son said he had to side with Layla because she is the mother of his child. My grandson is now a year old. I saw a therapist who recommended I distance myself, which I have done. My son finally called to say he is marrying Layla in two months. He said they want to meet with me in a public place to discuss the possibility of allowing me back into their lives, but with strict conditions. I told my son the only way I would do this is if both of them first agreed not to keep me from my grandchild without good reason. I said the boy would be horribly affected if his parents bounced family members in and out of his life. He replied, “Our baby, our terms,” and I haven’t heard from them since. It has taken me months to get back on an even keel, and I never want to go through this pain again. Am I obligated
to go to the wedding? Should I write them out of my life? Is there anything else I can do? -- Numb in Nevada Dear Numb: Layla sounds like a control freak, and your son has no spine. However, as the parents, they get to set the boundaries when it comes to their child, like it or not. If you want to see your grandson, you will have to play by their rules. It won’t be easy, but it can be done. Only you can decide if it’s worth the price. Dear Annie: There is a girl at my camp who keeps insulting my family. She calls them “stupid,” “annoying” and “lowlife losers.” I have asked her to stop, but she won’t. My parents know, but aren’t much help. I also talked to a counselor about it, but that didn’t work, either. It is hard sitting there doing nothing. Listening to her just makes me so angry. I need to know how to take care of this. -- T.T. Dear T.T.: This girl is trying to get a rise out of you, so the best thing to do is ignore her completely, as if you cannot hear her. You also could talk to your camp counselor or camp administrator about her abusive behavior, and check kidshealth.org for additional tips on dealing with bullies. Dear Annie: This is for “Lost,” whose husband is on drugs. The marriage is over, but she is afraid to leave because she has no money and no job. Please tell her to go to a women’s shelter, which can be found through her local police or sheriff’s department. The shelter I was in provided counseling for my children and me, and helped with employment and housing. Please tell her not to give up. Help is out there, but you have to reach out and find it. -- No Name in Alabama
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LACONIA: 2-Bedroom, includes heat & hot water, $180/week. References & deposit. 528-0024.
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LACONIA: 3 bedroom, 2nd floor, separate entrance, coin-op laundry in basement. $265/week including heat, electric & hot water. 524-1234.
DOLLAR-A-DAY: PRIVATE PARTY ADS ONLY (FOR SALE, LOST, AUTOS, ETC.), MUST RUN TEN CONSECUTIVE DAYS, 15 WORDS MAX. ADDITIONAL WORDS 10¢ EACH PER DAY. REGULAR RATE: $2 A DAY; 10¢ PER WORD PER DAY OVER 15 WORDS. PREMIUMS: FIRST WORD CAPS NO CHARGE. ADDITIONAL BOLD, CAPS AND 9PT TYPE 10¢ PER WORD PER DAY. CENTERED WORDS 10¢ (2 WORD MINIMUM) TYPOS: CHECK YOUR AD THE FIRST DAY OF PUBLICATION. SORRY, WE WILL NOT ISSUE CREDIT AFTER AN AD HAS RUN ONCE. DEADLINES: NOON TWO BUSINESS DAYS PRIOR THE DAY OF PUBLICATION. PAYMENT: ALL PRIVATE PARTY ADS MUST BE PRE-PAID. WE ACCEPT CHECKS, VISA AND MASTERCARD CREDIT CARDS AND OF COURSE CASH. THERE IS A $10 MINIMUM ORDER FOR CREDIT CARDS. CORRESPONDENCE: TO PLACE YOUR AD CALL OUR OFFICES 9 A.M. TO 5 P.M., MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, 527-9299; SEND A CHECK OR MONEY ORDER WITH AD COPY TO THE LACONIA DAILY SUN,65 WATER STREET, LACONIA, NH 03246 OR STOP IN AT OUR OFFICES ON 65 WATER STREET IN LACONIA. OTHER RATES: FOR INFORMATION ABOUT CLASSIFIED DISPLAY ADS CALL 527-9299.
AKC Yellow Labs. First shots, AKC papers, vet health certificate. Ready now. Conway (603)726-6273.
CASH paid for unwanted or junk cars and trucks. Same day service possible. 603-231-2859.
GILFORD: Camping and/or RV sites available beginning May 31st. Ask about weekly & monthly specials. Also available for seasonal use and/ or weekend use. Ask about our weekly & monthly specials! Call 603-393-5756.
CUTE 1-bedroom remodeled apartment in Tilton. Heat/Hot Water included. $620/Month. No pets. 603-393-9693 or 916-214-7733
Lost Cat- Last seen June 4th on Doe Ave. Weirs Beach. Large tiger cat, white bib named Marla. 366-4448 ROTTWEILER Pups, AKC, tails, shots done, parents on premises, $950. 340-6219
Autos 1989 Ford Mustang LX, 5 liter standard, all power, $1,900/best offer. (603)520-6323 or (603) 524-5747. 1998 Chrysler Sebring Convertible. Black with grey interior, A/C, loaded, clean car. $2,550/OBO. 603-528-2386
FOR SAlE 2001 Ford Taurus SEL 73K Miles, loaded with all options, sunroof. $4,500 or B.O. 603-315-9885. TOP Dollar Paid- $150 and up for unwanted & junk vehiclies. Call 934-4813
BOATS 12 ft. Aluminum Boat With Trailer. 4HP motor. Excellent condition. $900. Steve 528-6141 1999 21.5 Regal Cuddy Cabin. 5.0 Mercruiser, great shape, low miles, with trailer weekender package, depth finder, marine band radio. $12,500 OBO. Kim 366-2549
2002 Pontiac, Grand-Am special edition, all power, 4 cyl auto, inspected, $2,800. 279-7758 after 4:30pm.
BOAT SLIPS For Rent At the Winnipesaukee Pier Weirs Beach, NH Reasonable rents installments payments for the season. Call 366-4311.
2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4 door, 4wd, good condition, 115K miles, $3,400. Call anytime 387-8278.
Hobie Cat 16- Looking to beach for summer on lake. 223-5046
BUYING junk cars and trucks ME & NH. Call for price. Martin Towing. (603)305-4504. CASH FOR junk cars & trucks.
Top Dollar Paid. Available 7 days a week. 630-3606
LAKE Winnisquam docks for rent. Parking and marine services available. 455-6662. PRIVATE Dock Space for Rent: Up to 10x30. Varney Point, Winnipesaukee, Gilford, $2,295/ season. 603-661-2883.
Child Care Meredith in-home childcare. June-October. 5-13 yr. olds. Call Betty @ 279-7675. Experienced.
Employment Wanted Man Seeking work for Drywall, Plastering, Carpentry/Decking. 20 years experience in masonry/ brick paving. Cheap rates. Call 524-6694
For Rent ALTON: 1-Bedroom, first floor, newer appliances and bathroom floor. No smoking. $750, includes heat and hot water. Call 875-7182. APARTMENTS, mobile homes. If you need a rental at a fair price, call DRM Corp. Over 40 years in rentals. We treat you better! 524-0348 or visit M-W-F, 12-5, at 373 Court Street, Laconia. BELMONT: 2 bedroom, 3rd floor, coin-op laundry and storage space in basement, $235/week including heat, electric & hot water, 524-1234.
BIKE WEEK VENDOR SPACE AVAILABLE Baron’s Billiard’s parking lot, 1127 Union Ave. Laconia across from Dairy Queen.
528-5001 Bike Week Accommodation Private immaculate Weirs Beach perfect for couple or vendor, Lake view, reasonable, 603-767-2211. BILLBOARD (8 x 16) Route 106, Belmont. Advertise your business.
GILFORD- Small 1-bedroom house w/galley kitchen, porch & private drive. $650/Month + utilities, no pets. 293-2750 GILFORD- Small 1 bedroom house. New carpet and paint, $850/Month + utilities. No pets 293-2750 Gilford- Small studio, 2nd floor. Includes heat, hot water, electricity. $625/mo. Near Patrick!s Pub. 731-0340 GILFORD: 2-bedroom apartments from $250/Week. Heat & utilities included. Pets considered. Security & References. 556-7098 GILFORD: Cute, freshly painted 1BR house, nice yard, updated kitchen and bath, Furnished or unfurnished. $650/Month. One pet considered. 566-6815. GILMANTON- 2-bedroom 1-bath affordable rent. $950/Month, all utilities included. first & last. No smoking/pets. 848-2907 LACONIA -Beautiful 1-bedroom large living room, fireplace, washer/dryer. Heat & Hot Water Included. $895/Month 528-6885
LACONIA HOUSE BEAUTIFUL VIEW OF LAKE WINNISQUAM, ACROSS FROM ASSOCIATION BEACH 3BR, 2BA - 295 Shore Drive. Tennis courts, 2 car attached garage, fireplace, $1,500 per month. 477-3174 LACONIA WATERVIEW Effi ciency One Bedroom first floor, with private entrance, quiet area in good location, $650/month includes utilities. Security Deposit and References Required, 520-1586 Laconia Studio & 1-bedroom. $125-$160/Week. Includes heat, hot water & electricity. References
LACONIA: 1Bedroom $600/month + utilities, 1-Bedroom, $750/month utilities included. Spacious 2-Bedroom, $800/Month + utilities. Northfield: 2-Bedroom w/on-site laundry room, $750/month + utilities. Call 267-8023 GCE Apartments, Please no pets. LACONIA: 1-2 Bedrooms starting at $155/Week. Most include Heat/Hot Water & Electric. No dogs. 496-8667 or 545-9510.
For Rent LACONIA: 1-bedroom apartment in clean, quiet, secure downtown building. Very nice and completely renovated. $175/week, includes heat, hot water and electricity. 524-3892 or 630-4771. LACONIA: 1BR, new carpets, parking, no pets, $150/ week + utilities, security, Sec 8, 387-6810. LACONIA: Gilbert Apartments. Call for available apartments. 524-4428 LACONIA: Two apartments for rent- Close to downtown. Heat & hot water included. One month security deposit required. No pets. One bedroom apt; second floor - $650 AND a two bedroom, two bath apt. second/third floor $825. Call 455-8762. MEREDITH- Beautiful House for rent with option to buy. 2-bedrooms, 2-bathrooms, mountain views, quiet & private. Pets OK. $900/Month. 603-707-8066 MEREDITH: 2 and 3 bedroom mobile homes, $650-$800 plus utilities, security, no dogs, 279-5846. MOULTONBOROUGH: Studio, $650/ month or pay weekly. Includes heat, hot water, electricity. On-site laundry. Security & references required. No pets. 253-8863 or 393-8245. NEW HAMPTON: 2-bedroom apartment. Close to Rt. 93. Heat & Hot water included. $750/mo. 279-5577.
NORTHFIELD Are you tired of living in run down, dirty housing, then call us we have the absolute best, spotlessly clean and everything works. We include heat & hot water and all appliances, Townhouses & apartments, in Northfield one block from I-93 Call 630-3700 for affordable Clean living. NORTHFIELD: 3 bedroom trailer in small park with coin-op laundry on site, $235/week including heat, electric & hot water, 524-1234.
New Franklin Apartments, LLC Elderly and Disabled Housing Now Accepting Applications for Project-Based Section 8 Subsidized Apartments HUD Income Limits Apply One & Two Bedroom Units Available Located in Tilton, Franklin & West Franklin
Apartments Available Now For more information, please contact 603-286-4111 Or TTY 1-800-735-2964 ORCHARD HILL II Randlett St., Belmont, NH Now accepting applications IMMEDIATE OPENINGS AVAILABLE FOR 2 BEDROOM FULL MARKET RENT UNIT
(Section 8 Vouchers Welcome) This is a federally assisted property featuring 32 one and two bedroom ground level apartments. Community features on-site laundry a furnished recreation room, heat and hot water is included. Please call the Laconia Housing Authority at 524-2112/TDD; 524-2112 with any questions, or visit our office at 25 Union Ave. Laconia, NH • Applications are considered by income criteria • USDA/RD income restrictions apply • Tenant rents are based on income. The Laconia Housing Authority does not discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation, race, creed, color, sex, marital status, age, disability or handicap.
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For Rent NORTHFIELD: Large 1 bedroom apartment on 1st floor with separate entrance & direct access to basement with coin-op laundry. $215/week including heat, electric & hot water. 524-1234. NORTHFIELD: Three 2 bedroom apartments available, all with coin-op laundry available, $220, $225 and $245/week including heat, electric & hot water, 524-1234. SANDWICH-NEWLY Completely Renovated home on Little Pond Rd. 2,900 sq. ft. 3-bedroom 2-bath, 2 car attached garage. Large private lot. $1,400/Month Including heat. 603-387-1476 TILTON- COZY 3 rooms and bath. Utilities included, absolutely no pets or smoking. $150/Week. 524-1036 or 387-3866 TILTON- DOWNTOWN. Room for rent in 3-bedroom, 2-bath apartment, shared with 2 other responsible adults, $125 weekly, includes all. 286-4391. WINNISQUAM: Small efficiency apartment and a cottage including heat, hot water and lights. No pets. $150-$175/week. $400 deposit. 528-2757 or 387-3864.
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.
Laconia-O’Shea Industrial Park
Jett III Ultra Power Wheelchair with oxygen carrier. Like new. Many power tools. $2,500. 744-6107
MATTRESS AND FURNITURE OVERSTOCKS!
EXPERIENCED Rounds Cook for busy Lakes Region restaurant. Start immediately. Nights and Weekends a must. Call for appointment. 293-8833
JCS expanding for the 3rd time, representing top 12 resorts industry wide. Hiring motivated receptive individuals. No cold calls! We spend 30K weekly generating the best leads possible. Average pay $25 per hour. Hiring night shift. Sunday-Friday 4:15PM - 10:00 PM. Call 581-2450 for interview.
72 Primrose Drive •10,000 Sq, Ft. WarehouseManufacturing. $5,800.00 • 3,000 Sq. Ft. Office Space $2,800.00 • 3,340 Sq. Ft. WarehouseManufacturing $1,800.00
FHA Heat/AC 3 Phase Power 72 Primrose Drive, Laconia
(603)476-8933 FRANKLIN 3,000 sf prime industrial, 18 foot ceilings with clear span, overhead door. $1,200 per month plus until. 455-6662
For Sale 6 speed, 12 hp, Craftsman Rider Mower 38”, has to go. Perfect $450. 707-8259 AMAZING! Beautiful queen or full pillow top mattress set $249, king $399. See ad under “furniture”. Craftsman 10 inch Radial Arm Saw. 110 220V w/accessories. Includes locking cabinet. Asking $300. 387-5511 Fiberglass Leer truck cap. Green, was on a 2009 Toyota Tacoma. Sliding windows with screens, interior light, interior lining, lockable rear window. LIKE NEW condition. Asking $700. 293-4416
Bar Harbor area Oceanfront Cottage. $750 weekly. Available 7/2-7/9 and 7/30-8/6 peaceful with incredible views. Call Bob 524-5092
Firewood- All kinds. Delivered or self-serve at 18 Arlene Drive, Belmont. Quantities from $3 Bundles to $200 cords. Free tree removal. 998-7337
TIME share Near Disney, Florida. One week every odd year, best offer. Evenings 603-524-7336
Flowers, plants shrubs from overgrown perennial beds that need thinning. Many varieties, reasonably priced. 279-4668
For Rent-Commercial Furnished Office Space- Gilford Fully furnished office Space Available in Gilford NH. Office includes - Desk, Chair, Bookcase, Managed Telephone with Voice Mail, Managed Internet Access$475/mo. Contact Pete at 603-387-9632
Space for Lease Prime retail Location downtown Meredith, visible from Route 3. Parking available, 3,000+ sq. ft. Contact: 677-8652
Good Quality Hay - Baled In Field. You pick up. $3.50 per bale. 524-4726 Belmont HOT Tub Brand new 5-person, all options, led lighting, cover and warranty, cost $5900, sell $2500. Can deliver 603-235-5218. Jazzy model power wheelchair/ scooter. Used very little. Like new, cost $6500, sell $3500/ obo. 524-3892 or 630-4771. Panasonic Projection TV- HD, 53 inch. $150. Double stroller, only used 3 times. $75. 524-8761
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. • LPN/RN- Per Diem. Rotating 12 hour shifts • RN- F/T. Medical-Surgical Nurse, BLS/ACLS certified. Day/Night, 12 hr shifts. Experience preferred. • RN- F/T. ACLS/PALS/BLS and some acute care experience and critical care experience preferred. Must take rotating call. Positive attitude, team player, computer skills and critical thinking skills required. • 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. • Office Assistant- F/T. Medical Office experience preferred. Answer phone calls and perform all clerical duties. Ability to be a Team Player. • EVS Technician- F/T. Performs a variety of cleaning duties within areas of assignment. Must be able to lift 35 pounds and push/pull over 100 pounds. 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
KIRBY Vacuum with all the fixtures, shampoo and bags, like new, asking $300; Recliner, asking $75. Call 524-9215. If not home, leave a message. KITCHEN cabinets, solid Maple glaze, dovetail drawers, never installed, cost $6000, sell $1600. 603-235-1695. Kubota 2009 BX-1860 with 35 hours. Front bucket-Mid & rear PTO, turf-tires. Asking $9,500. 603-253-3120 PROFORM treadmill $400/OBO. 20 ft. sun awning, used on deck but from travel trailer. $300/OBO. Excellent condition. 603-744-7944 o r e m a i l email@example.com TOOLS/EQUIPMENT- System I aluminum truck rack w/tiedowns for small extended cab pick-up. Asking $425, like new. Husqvarna 5500 watt generator on wheels. Like new, model 1055GN, $795. 603-387-7100. WASHER & dryer $250/ obo. Call 509-7521. Yamaha MC Electrone Organ with Music/Manual, Bench and Cassettes. Asking $250. 528-0055
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 Recliner-. Motorized, Gold Velour, massage included. Excellent condition, great Father’s Day Gift. $175 603-707-9150 NEW beige reclining electric upholstered chair. $300. Also, new large dining room set w/6 upholstered chairs. $350. 677-7203
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!
Full time medical assistant for busy Internal Medicine practice. Must be detail oriented and able to multi task in a fast paced environment. Position now available. New graduates welcome. Call Chris, 524-9201 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
FOREMAN Full-Time Hardscaping & Landscaping Experience Required
Roll Top Desk, 35.5 inches wide, 23 inches deep & 46 inches high. good condition. $75. 863-206-7168
SUMMER HELP WANTED
T&B Appliance Removal. Appliances & AC’s removed free of charge if outside. Please call (603)986-5506.
Maintenance, full &/or Part time. Job includes pool services, grounds, waterfront & light maintenance. Must be able to work weekends.
Busy Weirs Beach Resort
Fax resume to 603-623-7200 or email at
Part-Time Front Desk Person Nights and Weekends are a must! Please submit resume to: PO Box 5446 Laconia, NH 03246 CMA/LPN/LNA part-time with potential full time hours. We are looking for a hard working, compassionate individual with good rapport with children and families, for a new pediatric office in downtown Franklin. Please send resume c/o Susan Weinreb 21 Brigham St. Laconia, NH 03246 or email at email@example.com
firstname.lastname@example.org HOME Care Assistant needed. must have drivers license and car insurance. Skills required: companionship, light housekeeping/cooking. Part-time only. Great extra income for retirees and housewives. Apply: Your Home to Stay, PO Box 137, Tilton, NH 03276.
Instruction FLYFISHING LESSONS
on private trout pond. FFF certified casting instructor. Gift cert. available. (603)356-6240. www.mountainviewflyfishing.c om
KFC IS HIRING!! (Tilton & Laconia Locations) PART TIME, FULL TIME AND SHIFT MANAGEMENT POSITIONS AVAILABLE We require people who are: • Team Players with an Outgoing Attitude
• Customer Focused • Competitive Pay
Come in for an Interview at our JOB FAIR!
Wednesday June 15th from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm KFC, 35 Tilton Rd, Tilton, NH 03276
Can’t make these times? Drop by for an application all week!
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LICENSED NURSE ASSISTANT
1985 Honda GoldWing: 36k miles, am/fm/cb radios, excellent shape, ready to ride! $3,500/b.r.o. 293-0393.
STOCK seat & windshield for 2009 Harley Davidson Road King Classic. Never used, $200 each/OBO. 279-4788
Clinical Career Training LLC. Licensed Nurse Assistant Training, Laconia, NH. Saturdays & Sundays, June 18 to August 7. Theory 8am - 4pm; Clinics 7am 3pm. Mondays and Wednesdays, June 26 to August 24. Choose a career that makes a difference! Call Clinical Career Training 1-800-603-3320 or 744-6766. Payment Plans & State Assistance Available. www.clinicalcareertraining.com.
Land 5+ wooded acres on Class 6 road, lots of trails, bring your camper or RV or build a camp. Nice country setting, close to all shopping and lakes, $37K or best offer. 387-9742
Mobile Homes Mobile home lot available at Windy Hill Co-op, Tilton, NH. Call 286-7622 after 12PM
1989 Yamaha Virago 750: 41k miles, very clean, $1,700 or best offer. 290-2075. 2006 HARLEY DAVIDSON electra glide classic. 12K mi. Blue w/pinstripe. New rear tire. $14,500. 759-9642 2006 Harley Sportster 1200 Cus tom: 25k miles, a black beauty! $6,000/b.r.o. 293-0393. 2009 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 LTcontour lights, 1,645 Miles, 16 month warranty, $6,500. 352-446-5474 CASH Paid For Old Motorcycles! Need not run. Call Greg at 520-0156. For Sale 2004 Triumph Speedmaster, 790CC, Red & Black with chrome, 13K miles, $3,700 or B.O. 603-315-9885
HONDA 2001 Goldwing with 25K mi, always garaged in Fla., recently moved to NH. Looks like new, includes many extras. Asking $10,500. 533-6836
1970 BSA 250 Starfire: All original, 2,700 miles, runs, $1,800. 986-9841.
MOTORCYCLES! We rent motor cycles! HK Powersports, Laconia, 524-0100.
SUZUKI Quadmaster 50 cc kid’ s four wheeler in good condition. $600. 455-8789.
Recreation Vehicles 2005 Rockwood Roo 23B camper. Slide out sofa, 2 expanding queen beds, sleeps 7 adults. Kitchen, full bath, great storage! $11,500. 369-1578, 738-9167.
Real Estate ATTENTION investors and/or developers. 14+ Subdividable acres available with Duplex. Owner financing available. Monthly income $8000/ month. Call 603-393-5756.
Is accepting applications for the position of
This individual must have experience and managerial skills in the same or a related industry. Excellent people skills are a must. A package of vacation, sick and personal days, as well as health insurance benefits are included. Applicants with resort/hotel management degrees will be carefully considered but a degree is not a prerequisite. This is a salaried position and would be competitive and commensurate with referral and experience. Interested applicants should send their resume to:
Seasons at Attitash, Attn: Board of Directors PO Box 415, Rt302, Bartlett, NH 03812 Or email email@example.com
CNC LATHE OPERATORS AND MANUAL MACHINIST Small Lakes-Region manufacturer seeks motivated and reliable CNC Lathe operator for our first and second shifts. We are also looking for a Manual Machinist. Strong working knowledge of a variety of inspection equipment such as optical comparator, height gages, thread/pin gages, dial calipers and hand-held micrometers, along with strong math skills. Minimum of five years- experience needed. For the right candidate, this can be an opportunity for advancement witha steadily growing company. The positions pay $10.00 to $12.00 an hour based on experience. Benefits include: Paid holidays and vacation, health and dental insurance.
Interested individuals should apply in person Monday - Friday between 9AM and 5PM at Quality Controls, Inc. 200 Tilton Road, Northfield, NH 03276
MEREDITH: To share sunny & clean 2BR apartment, $350/month +deposit. Walk to town. Call 481-0762.
HANDYMAN SERVICES Small Jobs Are My Speciality
Rick Drouin 520-5642 or 744-6277 JAYNE ’ S Painting is now Ruel’s Painting. Same great service! Jason Ruel Customer Satisfaction Guaranteed! 393-0976
Personals SQUARE dancer, female looking for male dancing partner to dance MS. 603-934-3749.
Franklin-3 bedroom country ranch. Everything included. $200/Week. Nice backyard with hot tub, some storage. 603-520-0845
Seasons at Attitash
A Step Up Hair Design Studio in Meredith, NH is Offering 20% off NEW client services! Summer special for kid's haircuts ($10 for any child under 16). Offers good until June 30th. Call 279-6750 for appointment.
WANTED: We need used Motor cycles! Vstars, R6s, Vulcans, Ninjas ... Cash, trade or consignment. HK Powersports, Laconia, 524-0100.
For Sale By Owner- 2 Bedroom house, 1 1/4 bath. 180 Mechanic St. Laconia. 524-8142
A Resort Condominium
AFFORDABLE ROOFING & SIDING SOLUTIONS.
Highest quality craftsmanship. Fully Insured. Lowest prices guaranteed. FMI (603)730-2521. firstname.lastname@example.org
Interior/Exterior Since 1982 ~ Fully Insured
BELKNAP HOME SERVICES
Interior & Exterior Home Cleaning (Weekly & Monthly Rates). Also, Painting , Decks, Gardening & Pet Care available. Reasonable Rates. Call 603-707-8791 or 528-1750
LAKES & Mountain Carpet & Furniture Cleaning & Restoration. Quality service since 1975. (603)973-1667.
M.A. SMITH ELECTRIC: Quality work for any size electrical job. Licensed-Insured, Free estimates/ 603-455-5607
Fast, Reliable Master Electricians. No Job Too small, Lowest Rates, Top Quality. SAVE THIS AD and get 10% OFF JOB. Call 520-7167.
Rubbish Removal - Scrap Metal Removal. Also remove any broken electronics. 528-4169
PIPER ROOFING Quality Work Reasonable Rates Free Estimates Metal Roofs • Shingle Roofs
Our Customers Don!t get Soaked!
528-3531 Major credit cards accepted CARPENTRY Work, Painting, 40 years experience, very reasonable rates. Fully insured, free estimates. Large or small jobs welcome. 603-455-4213.
Maintenance, Equipment, Liners, Openings, 22 years. 603-785-8305.
PER DIEM REGISTERED NURSE POSITIONS Meredith Public Health Nursing is looking for more Per Diem Nurses for this busy home care agency serving Meredith and Center Harbor. Community health/home care nursing or medical/surgical nursing experience preferred. Some weekends and holidays expected. Competitive salary. Current NH RN license required. Valid NH driver’s license and reliable transportation required.
SHMILY!S WEEKLY trash removal and Attic and basement clean outs. Call Shmily at 603-393-4679
STEVE’S LANDSCAPING General Yardwork & Spring Cleanups. Lawn Mowing 524-4389 or 630-3511.
Send Resume and Letter of interest to: Meredith Public Health Nursing Assoc. 186 Waukewan Street Meredith NH 03253 EOE CALL THE HUNGRY PAINTER: Painting, small tree work, dump runs, odd jobs, water damage/drywall repairs. 455-6296.
Storage Space CLEAN DRY Storage Easy access. $65/ month. 520-4465.
Yard Sale Community Yard Sale- Center Harbor Christian Church. Saturday, July 9th, 8am-2pm. Rent a space for $10/own table. $15/church table. Raffles, Small Chinese Auction, Food & much more! Bring a non-perishable food item and be enrolled in the raffle. Judy 366-1511 Proceeds benefit families in need. LAKEPORT YARD/BARN SALE. 15 Park Street. Saturday 6/18, Sunday 6/19 - 8am -1pm, rain or shine. No early birds, please. Lots of good stuff! Household, hardware, baby/children/adult clothes, tools, hobby/craft items, 45 RPM records, electronics, video games, Ruger MKII stainless slabside competition
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LEASE FOR 36 MONTHS WITH 12,000 MILES PER YEAR. $.20 PER MILE THEREAFTER. $3,999 CASH OR TRADE PLUS 1ST PAYMENT AND $299 TITLE AND DOCUMENTATION FEE DUE AT SIGNING. $0 SECURITY DEPOSIT WITH APPROVED CREDIT. NO SALES TAX FOR NH RESIDENTS. BUY FOR 84 MONTHS AT 5% APR WITH $3,999 CASH OR TRADE PLUS $299 TITLE AND DOCUMENTATION FEE DUE AT SIGNING. *TOYOTA IS THE #1 CHOICE AMONG CONSUMERS BASED ON TOYOTA RETAIL BRAND SALES CY2010. UP TO $2,500 OVER KELLEY BLUE BOOK BASED ON FAIR MARKET VALUE. EXPIRES 6-30-2011