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GILFORD — The state commissioner of transportation has rejected a petition from selectmen to discontinue the portion of Route 11-B that merges into Route 11-A so the town can build a memorial park and erect a flag pole. In a letter dated June 7 and sent to selectmen, Commissioner Christopher Clement, Sr. said that while he appreciated the desire of the town to create a memorial triangle park and agreed with many of the legal statements in the petition, he is concerned with the safety of the proposal and would not grant the petition. According to N.H. RSA 230:55-62, a petition to the commissioner of transportation is the way to get a state highway discontinued. Specifically, Clement said the “shortcomings” include the design proposal and traffic volume, truck movements, turning lanes, signage and safety. He said the layout and drainage of the proposed park needs more development and since the see DOT page 14

City Councilor Matt Lahey (white shirt) applauds Bank of New Hampshire President Mark Primeau’s Thursday announcement that Laconia’s oldest business will donte $250,000  to the capital campaign to build a new multi-sport complex behind Laconia High School, to the named Bank of N.H. Stadium. A press conference was held on the 50-yard line  of the present football field. Also in the photo are LHS athletic direcgtor Jim Chase and head football coach Craig Kozens. (Laconia Daily Sun photo/Michael Kitch)


LACONIA — The leadership of the School District kicked off a capital fundraising campaign to support the reconstruction of the Huot Regional Technical Education Center and reconfiguration of the high school playing fields yesterday when, on the 50-yard line of the gridiron,


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Laconia Savings Bank, now Bank of New Hampshire.” He said that when the fundraising effort was conceived, “we went to them first and they were very generous. The field will be a show piece for the city bearing the name of the bank.” Lahey was echoed by Jack Irwin, Mary Garside and Jim Fitzgerald, all of whom see STADIUM page 9

Living POWs & largest crowd ever attends vigil at end of Freedom Ride BY ROGER AMSDEN THE LACONIA DAILY SUN

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Nationwide manhunt in progress for N.Y. surgeon who’s suspect in murder BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Surgeon Timothy Jorden saved the lives of patients with gunshot wounds, lived in big home by Lake Erie and owned four vehicles. He was a product of a working-class neighborhood who became an Army officer before coming home to earn his medical degree. Now the healer is linked to a killing. Police across the country were on the lookout Thursday for the 49-year-old trauma surgeon in connection with the shooting death of his ex-girlfriend in a building at the Buffalo hospital complex where they both worked. Police say the former Army weapons expert may be armed and should be considered dangerous. “He was an excellent surgeon. He saved so many lives. For him to take one is unreal,” said a stunned June DuPree, a neighbor of Jorden’s in an exclusive cluster of homes on a lakefront bluff.

But she and others also said the affable and accomplished doctor seemed different lately — thinner, not quite as friendly and less meticulous about appearances. Friends of the victim, meanwhile, offered glimpses of a much darker side. “I saw him at the beginning of the season and noticed how much weight he had lost,” DuPree said. “He said, ‘Yeah, I lost a little bit.’ But it was more than a little bit. It was a lot. He wasn’t too friendly that time I saw him. He just didn’t want to talk.” The search for Jorden began Wednesday morning when 33-year-old Jacqueline Wisniewski was found shot to death in a stairwell on the campus of the Erie County Medical Center. Police say she was shot four times. Heather Shipley, a friend of Wisniewski, told WIVB-TV that Wisniewski feared Jorden and that he wouldn’t let go after she left him because she

believed he was having affairs with other women. She said Wisniewski told her the doctor had put a GPS tracking device in her car and once held her captive in her home for a day and a half, wielding a knife. “She told me if anything happened to her, that it was him,” Shipley told the station. Jorden had been involved in two domestic incidents in neighboring Cheektowaga in 2003, police Capt. James Speyer said. He said he couldn’t release details but that the incidents did not involve Wisniewski. Buffalo Police Commissioner Daniel Derenda on Thursday called Jorden “a person of interest” in the administrative assistant’s death and said a nationwide alert had been issued advising police agencies that he was wanted for questioning. Officers combed through the grounds outside his home and for a second day, an Erie County Sheriff’s helicopter circled overhead.

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A man was accused of fleeing a hit-and-run accident with the victim still attached to his fender and fighting to get free. A van driven by Frank Rega struck a 23-year-old woman who was standing in front of a disabled car in Bridgeport on March 15, police said. The woman became stuck on the driver’s side fender, but Rega drove off, even as she was yelling at him and hitting him in the face in an attempt to get him to stop, police said. She eventually fell off the van, struck the roadway and suffered a head injury, police said. She was treated and released from St. Vincent’s Medical Center. Rega, 56, of Monroe, faces numerous charges including reckless endangerment, reckless driving, evading responsibility and driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, the Connecticut Post reported. He was released after posting a $500 bond. Monroe police arrested Rega at his home. As they were handcuffing him, he told officers he had acted in self-defense, police said. A message seeking comment was left for Rega at his home Thursday. He was scheduled to be arraigned on Tuesday.

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“He got real aggressive and just forced me into it,” said the young man, now 18 and a recent high school graduate. “And I just went with it — there was no fighting against it.” He said under cross-examination by Sandusky lawyer Joe Amendola that the attacks sometimes left him bleeding but that he never sought medical attention. “I just dealt with it,” he said. Another accuser told jurors Sandusky called himsee SANDUSKY page 15

NEW YORK (AP) — A report that major central banks would be ready to pump money into the financial system after the Greek elections this weekend gave the stock market a late push higher. The Reuters report said major central banks were preparing for coordinated action if the results of Greek elections on Sunday strain global financial markets. The Dow Jones industrial average jumped 155.53 points to close at 12,651.91 Thursday. That’s a gain of 1.2 percent. The Dow jumped 100 points after the

report came out then pulled back. Investors are on edge ahead of Greece’s election this weekend because parties opposed to the terms of the country’s financial bailout could take control of the government. If that happens and the country leaves the euro, many fear the currency union could be torn apart and European banks could fail. The stock market began climbing in early trading after a tame inflation reading and another weak jobs report raised expectations that the Federal Reserve see STOCKS page 15

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CONCORD (AP) — The probe into a hepatitis C outbreak at Exeter Hospital’s cardiac catheterization lab reached the courts Thursday, with the attorney general’s office announcing a criminal investigation and a civil lawsuit being filed on behalf of one of the infected patients. Twenty people, including a hospital worker, have been diagnosed with the same strain of the liverdestroying virus since state public health officials began investigating last month. On Wednesday, public health director Dr. Jose Montero said evidence so far points to drug diversion as the likely cause, which generally involves someone using a syringe to inject medication meant for someone else and then re-using the syringe on patients. Attorney General Michael Delaney said his office is working with police to determine if any crimes occurred. Meanwhile, a Concord law firm filed a

class- action lawsuit in Rockingham County Superior Court accusing the hospital of negligence. The case was brought on behalf of a 49-year-old man, referred to only as “Joe Doe,” who was treated for heart problems at the hospital in August and was notified this week that he tested positive for hepatitis C, a viral infection transmitted by blood that causes inflammation of the liver and can lead to chronic health issues. “He thinks he’s getting better from heart surgery, then he hears, ‘Hey, you might have a terminal illness,’” attorney Peter McGrath said. “My client’s wish is that this doesn’t happen to anybody else.” Since then, the man has suffered bouts of sleeplessness, high stress, and pain and suffering, according to the lawsuit. The suit alleges that the hospital failed to properly administer safe intravenous treatment, monitor safe blood samples and oversee the security

and control of its laboratory and cardiac units. “Negligent supervision is really what it is, not keeping eye on things,” McGrath said. In an interview with WMUR-TV, the hospital’s president and CEO apologized to the infected patients. “If it is determined that we’re responsible for this outbreak, we will be responsible for that cost,” Kevin Callahan said. Hospital officials declined to comment Thursday on the lawsuit, which must be certified as a classaction by a judge and make it through a special screening panel that evaluates all malpractice cases in the state in order to proceed. Officials initially asked anyone treated at the lab since August to get tested; on Wednesday, Montero said that request has been expanded to include all see HEPATITIS page 15

CONCORD (AP) — A report says nearly half of the inmates released from New Hampshire prisons in 2007 have returned within three years, mainly because they were taking drugs, drinking or avoiding treatment. The state Department of Corrections report shows that 515 of the 1,095 prisoners released in 2007 had returned to prison by 2010. The Telegraph of Nashua reports many inmates violated parole either by committing new crimes or breaking rules of their parole. They didn’t check in with their parole officers, drank and associated with

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Parade will open Gilford’s 200th Birthday Party on Sat. By RogeR Amsden FOR THE LACONIA DAILY SUN

GILFORD — A equestrian parade which starts from the Gilford Community Church following the ringing of the church’s bell at 10 a.m. Saturday will kickoff this town’s 200th birthday celebration. June 16 is the date (1812) that the bill was passed by the N.H. Legislature creating the township, a breakaway from Gilmanton. The parade, which will feature antique fire engines, farm animals and Captain Morrill’s Fife and Drum will proceed toward the Village Field where the Gilford Community Band will present a concert until the ringing of another bell, this one at the Thompson-Ames Union Meetinghouse announces the 11 a.m. start of the opening ceremony, during which a flag which has flown over the nation’s Capitol will be presented to Police Chief Kevin Keenan and then raised by the Police Department’s color guard. Following the Pledge of Allegiance, led by Fire Chief Steve Carrier and the National Anthem, led by the Gilford Community Church Choir, and opening prayers, a series of speakers, including Town Clerk Denise-Morrisette Gonyer , Dr. Kelley Jean White, author of “A Gilford Offering’’ and Town Moderator and former Selectwoman Sandra McGonagle will talk about the town and its history. There will also be a cannon salute by Captain Morrill’s group followed by the cutting of a giant birthday cake made by Bill and Sally Bickford of Kitchen Cravings. Bill Bickford, who is chairman of the Gilford Bicentennial Committee, says that there’s a lot of enthusiasm from townspeople for the many events which are part of the 200th birthday celebration. “A lot of people are working real hard to make things happen that will create a lot of lasting memories,’’ says Bickford, who says that organizations like the Thompson-Ames Historical Society, the Opechee Garden Club, the Gilford Community Band, are all pitching in to help out along with dozens of community volunteers. ‘’I volunteered for this job because I really wanted

to do it. It’s a good way to give back to the community for how good people have been to us,’’ says Bickford, who says that both he and his wife are fascinated with the town’s history. That fascination is in full display on the walls of their restaurant, which are filled with pictures of the town’s history: farmers with teams of oxen, steamboats on Lake Winnipesaukee, Old Home Day celebrations, including one with Phil Roux with his pickup float from 1962; playbills from the Gilford Playhouse, once known as ‘The Playhouse of the Stars’; the former Glendale Station of the Lake Shore Railroad, the Gilford Outing Club’s rope tow shack and Sawyer’s Dairy Bar from the 1950s. ‘’A lot of them are reproductions from the Thompson-Ames Historical Society’s collection and there are a bunch that were loaned to us by Merrill Fay of Fay’s Boatyard, who has a huge collection of old photos. We really appreciate being able to share these with our customers,’’ says Bickford. For Sally, who is also a member of the Bicentennial Committee and the daughter of long-time Gilford selectman Wayne Snow, many of the photos have a personal link. There’s one showing her father with other Gilford Outing Club members at the rope tow shack. A photo spread from New Hampshire Profiles magazine shows blueberry pickers on Belknap Mountain. Her brother is one of the pickers. Other major events planned include a boat parade at the Gilford town beach on June 23; a bicentennial Civil War day on July 7 featuring the 12th Regiment Band, Civil War re-enactors and a Lincoln impersonator; a Bicentennial Pot Luck Social at the Gilford Community Church on August 11 at which Merrill Fay of Fay’s Boatyard will be the guest speaker. Gilford Old Home Day on August 25 will feature a giant parade with dozens of historically-themed floats, a 75th anniversary event for the Winnipesaukee Yacht Club on October 6 and a Bicentennial Snow-Bowl to benefit the Gunstock Preservation Society which will be held at the historic base lodge of the Gunstock Ski Area in November, which will also mark the 75th anniversary of the opening of the ski area.

Compromised reached on name for new Claremont community center CLAREMONT (AP) — Officials in Claremont, N.H., have reached a compromise on naming their new community center.The center will be called the Claremont Savings Bank Community Center. The bank offered the city $3 million toward construc-


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Democrats & Republicans have lots of local holes to fill as filing period ends LACONIA — With the filing period for the primary election for state offices closing at 5 p.m. today, one or the other of the two major parties has yet to field a full slate of candidates for the House of Representatives in seven of the nine districts in Belknap County. Party committees may nominate candidates to vacancies on the primary ballot by notifying the Secretary of State not later than the Wednesday following the close of the filing period. This year the districts were redrawn to reflects the changes in population during the last decade reported by the United States Census Bureau. The redistricting plan has been challenged in the New Hampshire Supreme Court by a number of municipalities and individuals. Nevertheless, Secretary of State Bill Gardner has directed candidates to file in the newly redrawn districts. The nine districts in Belknap County return 18 representatives to the House. So far 14 Republicans and 11 Democrats have filed for the primary election on September 11. In 2010, Republicans won all 18 seats. District 1, consisting of Center Harbor and New Hampton, elects one representative. Only Ruth Gillick of New Hampton, a Democrat, has declared for the seat left open by the decision of incumbent Republican Tyler Simpson not to seek re-election. District 2, consisting of Meredith and Gilford, elects four representatives. Three Republicans — incumbents Colette Worsman and Bob Greemore of Meredith and newcomer Kevin Leandro of Gilford — and two Democrats — Bill Johnson and Lisa

Di Martiino of Gilford — have filed. In Laconia, District 3, where four seats are at stake, five Republicans — Don Flanders, Bob Kingsbury, Bob Luther and Frank Tilton, all incumbents, and Richard Deshaies, a newcomer — and four Democrats — Robert Fisher, David Huot, Charles Smith and Chad Vaillancourt — have filed. Sanbornton and Tilton compose District 4, which elects two representatives. Incumbent Dennis Fields and newcomer Tim Lang, both Republicans and both from Sanbornton, have filed. There is no Democrat on the ballot as of yet. In District 5, Alton and Gilmanton, two candidates, David Burchell a Republican and Deb Chase a Democrat, both from Gilmanton, have filed for the two seats. There are two seats to fill in Belmont, District 6, where two Democrats — Ron Cormier and George Condodemetraky — and no Republicans have filed. Barnstead, District 7, elects one representative. Two incumbent Republicans — Elaine Swinford and Guy Comtois — have filed to contest the primary. So far no Democrat has entered the primary. District 8 is one of two so-called floterial districts where the voters of Alton, Barnstead and Gilmanton will elect one representative. Jane Cormier of Alton, a Republican, is the lone declared candidate. The other floterial district consists of Laconia and Belmont with one seat. Incumbent Republican Harry Accornero and Democrat Beth Arsenault, both from Laconia, have filed. — Michael Kitch

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North Dakota shows why we are not Greece America is not going the way of Greece, and North Dakota has shown us why. Residents were given the opportunity Tuesday to vote their property taxes out of existence, and they chose not to take it. Why? Property taxes fund local government. Without it, communities would lose power to set their spending priorities. Lawmakers in Bismarck would have had to come up with over $800-million to replace the property tax revenue lost in 2012. The state is flush right now with gas and oil money, but energybased economies can go bust as well as boom. Anyway, serious tax reform should be done in a comprehensive fashion, with personal income taxes, corporate incomes taxes and sales taxes also taken into account. North Dakota’s voters snubbed a ploy by anti-tax forces to grab a tax cut with little thought for the immediate consequences or the future. Let’s be clear: Accepting taxation as a reality of modern civilization in no way implies that we like paying taxes or think they’re fair or approve of everything they support. If only self-described conservatives in Washington were so grownup. Leading Republican voices blame only spending for our debt. They warn that if America follows the Democrats’ vision, it will end up broke like Greece. But spending does not cause debt if enough revenues are raised to cover it. During the George W. Bush era, Republicans engaged in the double insanity of manic spending and reckless tax cuts. By demonizing the surplus left by Bill Clinton as overtaxation, they fed an anti-tax culture that has also made us more like Greece. Greece’s economic crisis stems both from heedless spending and a proud tradition of tax evasion. For example, when a tax collector on the island of Naxos recently went looking for cheats, a radio station reportedly broadcast his car’s plate number. Italy is also plagued by a culture of tax dodging. “Only fools pay,” goes an Italian saying. The well-to-do escape taxation through loopholes, deductions, cash payments and various havens.

Italians driving Ferraris to their villas claim near poverty. Newspapers have labeled this behavior “evasione totale.” Much of the money that government does collect comes from the workers, whose taxes are subtracted from their paychecks — sort of like here. Many Italians now want to stigmatize tax cheating. An Italian Facebook page called Friends of the Receipts is reporting restaurants and other small businesses that refuse to give invoices or receipts. Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti, an economist, has vowed to go after tax evaders. Republicans don’t publicly support tax evasion, but they do support legal avoidance through the complex tax code. And their rhetoric often stands in the way of sensible dialogue. To call nearly every tax a “burden” and any tax cut, however ill-advised, “relief” — or say that raising taxes on high-income people amounts to “punishing success” — transforms taxpaying from an unpleasant duty to an injustice or a sucker’s deal. When a debate moderator famously asked GOP presidential candidates whether they’d turn down $10 of spending cuts for $1 dollar of new tax revenues, all eight raised their hands. A few Republicans have improved the conversation. South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham broke with party orthodoxy by expressing interest in at least closing some loopholes. And former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has defended the tax hike endorsed by his father, President George H.W. Bush — a brave effort that may have cost the elder Bush a second term. One can only hope that softer talk and the vote in North Dakota point to a more mature debate. It would be one that goes: If you want less government, fine, but except during recessions, you must pay for the government you have. (A member of the Providence Journal editorial board, Froma Harrop writes a nationally syndicated column from that city. She has written for such diverse publications as The New York Times, Harper’s Bazaar and Institutional Investor.)

— LETTERS — I ask Quebec to put a stop to land purchases for Northern Pass To the editor, The Town of Campton selectmen have sent a letter to Premier Charest of Quebec asking him to please intervene in the buying of land in Coos county for the purpose of constructing a high voltage transmission line through N.H.This project is damaging to the relations of our two countries. I can speak for the people of N.H. and the majority of us don’t want it. This project will destroy what is sacred to our heritage, our mountains, they

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LETTERS N.H. Coop smart meters simply measure total electrical usage To the editor, I am glad for the opportunity to respond to several erroneous claims put forth by Rosemary Landry of Meredith in her recent letter to the editor regarding New Hampshire Electric Cooperative’s (NHEC) smart meter program. By way of background, NHEC is installing new digital electric meters that are capable of reporting readings via a wireless communications network. To date, NHEC has installed approximately 60,000 new meters and expects to complete installation of all 83,000 meters by the end of 2012. In her letter, Ms. Landry asks whether NHEC will be using these meters to adjust members’ electric usage without their consent “to prevent overspending.” My answer is an emphatic no. The meters NHEC is installing are not capable of adjusting electric usage. These meters can only record electric usage, collecting the same type of information that the old analog meters have gathered since the Co-op was founded in 1939. Only a so-called gateway meter has the technology to remotely adjust electric usage. The only gateway meters the Co-op has installed are at the homes of 460 members who have volunteered to participate in a Time-based Rates Pilot program. These members have all given their permission to have the gateway meter installed. The gateway meter will communicate with an InHome Display, which will show participating members how much power they are using at that moment and how much it costs. This technology holds great promise for helping members save money and better manage their energy use, but only if they request it and authorize it. Ms. Landry further claims that the meters being installed by the Co-op “will be used to monitor everyone’s

behavior (sic) and be intrusive in our lives and homes.” Again, this is impossible. The meters being installed by the Co-op are not in any way surveillance equipment. These meters simply record the total electrical usage for the entire home as measured in kilowatthours. The new meters cannot tell how, or by what appliance or device, the electricity is being consumed. Total household usage is all that is measured, as it has been since 1939. Ms. Landry goes on to state that the installation of more than one electric meter on a building is illegal. This is untrue. Ms. Landry notes that she saw six meters installed on one apartment building in Meredith. This is standard practice in multi-unit dwellings and is in no way unsafe or illegal. Of greater concern is Ms. Landry’s reckless and completely unfounded implication that a recent fire at a multi-unit dwelling in Meredith was caused by a smart meter. According to the Meredith Fire Department, the cause of this particular fire was likely the improper disposal of smoking materials. The meters being installed by NHEC meet all federal safety standards. Tens of millions of smart meters are in use throughout the U.S. and around the world. There is no documented case of a properly installed smart meter causing a fire. Cherry-picking the Internet for alarming and misleading speculations and headlines in an effort to frighten and confuse, does a disservice to NHEC, its members and the public. I respectfully suggest that those who may disagree with NHEC’s efforts to improve and modernize its distribution system by installing smart meters try to stick to accurate facts and reliable information. Fred Anderson, President/CEO N.H. Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Bloated spending & big government policies not what N.H. needs To the editor, In his economic address this coming week, it has been revealed that neither administration officials nor Democratic strategists are expecting Obama to propose any new solutions for the sorry state of our national economy. Instead, it is said that Obama will once again focus on chastising

Congress for not passing his massive plan for economic overhaul (see:son of stimulus), which has already proven a zero percent jobs yield once before (see: stimulus). This exemplifies the current culture which pervades the Democratic party; “We don’t have any new good ideas, so lets recycle our old see next page

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LETTERS Too much government money has been thrown at education

75% of women now believe there is no glass ceiling over them

To the editor, Kent Warner’s latest contribution offers $50 bucks for a slogan to bring attention to education. He decries the educational budget cuts, then lays them at the feet of those SOB Republicans. He takes one final swing at them for wanting low taxes to attract more business (and jobs) to the state. It continues to amaze me the total and complete ABSENCE of LOGIC and COMMON SENSE any single individual can display in just one letter to The Sun. Here goes Kent. . . If ever greater allocations of money for education obtained from HIGHER property taxes taxes or HIGHER tuitions produced smarter students this nation would be up to it’s eye balls in Einstein’s. IT ISN’T ! America already spends about the highest per pupil amounts on public education of any country on this planet and college tuitions have risen 300-percent in just the past couple decades, far out pacing inflation and faster than almost any other product or service in America including health care which donkey lovers can never stop yelling about. You do realize CUTS to education funding help force colleges to trim their fat and examine their business model of effectiveness both academically and economically? THE PRICE OF A COLLEGE EDUCATION HAS GROWN BEYOND THE MEANS OF MIDDLE AMERICA. Water main size pipes of money from state government or the federal government do nothing more than act as FAT to increase wages and or to avoid making the tough decisions to CONTAIN education costs. Obama spent $835-billion on a stimulus that did ONE THING — it allowed states to DELAY making TOUGH budget choices required in a recession, LIKE EVERY PRIVATE BUSINESS HAD ALREADY DONE. Money we are now in DEBT for! There is absolutely not one scintilla of evidence ANYWHERE that giving education MORE money ANYWHERE has EVER produced a BETTER PRODUCT. In fact every speck of evidence suggests just the opposite. Americans now carry more than one trillion dollars in college debt. More money than charged on every credit card in America. Why? Because college tuitions have grown so fast that ever increasing amounts of money must be borrowed to PAY for it. Uncle Sam offers cut rate loans which are seen by colleges as nothing more than justification to raise tuition fees, It

To the editor, The professor of peace has once again been transformed into an attacking pit bull with psychic powers. Professor Sandy, “citizen of the world”, paragon of patronization, shows all readers of The Sun why liberal college professors should not be gilded with unbridled mind control over the youth in our country. Yes folks, appearances can be deceptively attractive to young, naive minds. Gene Danforth gave verifiable examples of the damage being done by liberal professors. Steve Earle has called the professor on the carpet for the blatant mistruths he hurled while referencing Bob Meade’s coherent letter regarding working women, pay and performance. Perhaps given your latest arrogant tirade, one might refer to you as Professor Pecksniffian. If the sanctimonious shoes fit, then by all means Professor Sandy, wear them with condescending glee and ignorance. Students, perhaps you can help the professor remove his blinders so that he can see the world as it truly is. I beseech those of the female persuasion, don’t you dare let him dispense pity on you for supposedly being so maligned by those of the opposite gender persuasion. Should the professor choose to venture beyond the secure tenured walls of his retro cognitive view of the world and indulge in some open minded critical thinking, here is an update of what is going on in the workplace in the 21st century. Oh, and professor, you will not find the following information gleaned from the recent White House conference on “Women in the Economy”. No, the following references are from a recently published book written by Liza Munday entitled,

from preceding page bad ones”. This culture is also present in New Hampshire’s Democrats as well. For the first time in over a decade, a viable candidate for governor has raised the possibly of both an income tax and a sales tax, while the other Democrats shy away from directly endorsing a tax but continue to trumpet bloated spending and big government policies. This is NOT what N.H. needs. As taxpayers and voters, we cannot stress this hard enough. What New Hampshire and America need are less pressure from a taxation and regulatory structure which kills jobs and stifles

is why the increases in college costs NEVER STOP. The truth is TOO MUCH money has been thrown education’s way using the same loony tune logic Kent Warner espouses. Even worse, it has bought us NOTHING but BUY more failure. Graduation rates peaked decades ago. Every new competition with foreign countries continues to show Americas slide behind many countries that spend FAR LESS per student. The recent high visibility recall election in Wisconsin PROVES beyond a doubt taxpayers have HAD IT with glad handing teachers exorbitant wage/benefit deals jack hammered on them by BIG MUSCLE TEACHERS’ UNIONS. The public union gravy train is OVER and the taxpayers of Wisconsin proved it is. One of Americas celebrity Democrats, Rham Emanuel (Obama’s former chief of staff and now mayor of Chicago) is taking on the teachers’ unions head on. He wants them to work more hours and offers them a 2-percent wage hike. They want a 24-percent hike in a city stuffed to the absolute brim with failing kids who cannot read or write and with a percentage of failing schools among the highest of any city in the country. If your honest FIRST CONCERN is about the kids, Kent, then what you need to do is start campaigning to get UNIONS OUT from control of education at every level. Unions are the underlying CANCER of education. The MISSION STATEMENT of any union is NOT the successful education of children. In fact the objectives of UNIONS in almost every regard is the exact opposite. Unions are not about producing productivity improvements and innovations in education to offset wage hikes. In fact unions FUNDAMENTALLY oppose efficiency because it can reduce membership and DUES COLLECTION. UNIONS care NOTHING about the grade scores of kids. They only care about union dues being raised with teacher wages/benefits. UNIONS DESPISE merit pay. They want one job, one pay and no recognition that teaching ability varies from A to Z. Every aspect regarding unions works AGAINST kids getting the best education possible and it works AGAINST taxpayers. Unions produce the HIGHEST cost product possible while assuring the LOWEST QUALITY product. AND THAT IS EXACTLY THE RESULT WE HAVE GOTTEN. Tony Boutin Gilford spending. New Hampshire doesn’t need to spend more, it needs to spend smarter. As someone who is just starting his career, I have a great amount of concern for the future of our state, particularly regarding the ability of my generation to find jobs that allow us to build our futures in New Hampshire. That is why I enthusiastically endorse Josh Youssef to be our next state senator. Josh’s business experience and small government sensibilities are precisely what our state needs to rebuild our economy for the 21st century. Nick Zaricki Laconia

“The Richer Sex”. (1) single women in their 20s without children, on average, make more money than their single male counterparts in America; (2) about 37-percent of working wives out-earn their hubbies; (3) women are projected to make more than their male counterparts across all levels of employment in the next generation; (4) according to the bureau of labor statistics, in 49 of the past 50 months unemployment has been lower for women than men; (5) women now receive roughly three fifths of both Bachelor and Master degrees. The National Journal Heartland Monitor Group reports that 75-percent of women say they believe they can now advance as far as their talents will take them regardless of gender. Young women in college, don’t you dare let liberal professors tell you otherwise. Discrimination in the workplace continues to decline with over two thirds of women reporting no discrimination in their workplace. So, my dear professor Sandy, why don’t you show some fortitude and jump right off that phony war on women bandwagon. Isn’t that what your smear of Bob Meade was really all about? Here’s a memo to all the modern day liberal, progressive, statist, central planners out there. Conservatives, libertarians and tea party types are not the knuckle dragging neanderthals you portray them to be. Every time you try to malign them with lies and bludgeon them with your twisted propaganda, you are going to be called on it. This is a fair warning. Are you paying attention Professor Sandy? Russ Wiles Tilton

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LETTERS Men can’t evaluate women’s performance objectively? Ridiculous To the editor, John Demakowski was right, Professor Sandy would be better served by submitting his columns as book reports rather than commentary. I would like to add that the professor might also be better served by writing letters on topics he knows something about . . . as difficult as it might be to find that something. In Tuesday’s issue of The Laconia Daily Sun, while trying to demonstrate to women that he supports their cause, he actually demeans their accomplishments. Perhaps some of Professor Sandy’s assumptions can be excused as it appears that he has no reference point aside from his tenured position. However, I am not as kind and gentle as Mr. Demakowski and I prefer to point out some of the professor’s failings. Back in 1963, I was working at our company headquarters when the Equal Pay Act was signed into law by President Kennedy. Immediately after that, women received pay adjustments which brought them up to the same levels as their male counterparts. In addition, the company paid huge amounts to them as retroactive compensation. From that point on, in our company, gender was not a distinguishing factor, performance was. Over my career I worked with many people with various talents and abilities. Some achieved success because of their intelligence, others because they simply outworked their competition, others because they had academically attained knowledge that was useful in performing their assigned task, and so on. Managers came in all genders and skin pigmentations. Some were “up through the ranks” and some had been highly recruited for the company’s fast track management development program. Managers at one level came together to rate and rank those who were one or more levels below them. That rating and ranking was based on the subordinates “performance”, not their gender, or skin color, or level of education. In the tenure cocoon that surrounds him, the professor has probably never been part of putting together a business plan. Words like Mission, Objec-

tives, Strategies, and Tactics may sound militaristic to him, simply because he has never been privy to things outside the academic world . . . and, in spite of my many times suggesting he spend some time with professors of business to get a grasp on real world issues, he seems to have chosen to take pride in maintaining his ignorance of the business world. The professor’s words are devoid of integrity. First, he has a comprehension deficit when it comes to rating and ranking on a bell curve. In the companies I worked for, women who performed better than men were paid at a higher level than their male and female counterparts, because they earned it. That may be foreign to the professor who has told me, in private communications, that at Plymouth State, the professors want everyone to get paid the same. It doesn’t matter if they’re worst or first; give them all the same raise. The next absurdity from the professor is that men can’t evaluate women’s performance on a gender neutral basis. I think we need to get the proverbial “donkey stick” out and use it on the professor’s noggin. There are many women in higher management and executive positions. Obviously that wouldn’t have happened if their male supervisors didn’t evaluate them based on performance, not gender. However, these numbers require a deeper understanding on the types of degrees that have been sought by men and those sought by women. For example, over four times more engineering and computer science degrees are awarded to men than to women. The reverse is true in the fields of education, library sciences, social services, and psychology, where women dominate. Which fields do you think are more useful to businesses? Many companies have expressed concern that our colleges are turning out students who, quite simply, haven’t learned the skills that businesses are looking for. Professor Sandy, it appears, is a contributor to that problem. Bob Meade Laconia

GOP would rather you drive off bridge than make Obama look good To the editor, Who to believe this time around, before we fall apart? They will say anything, anytime and to anyone just to get elected for all those perks. Time to eliminate the perks to make them work for the American people. They spend most of their time fundraising, going on “fact finding” trips to exotic places that we will NEVER see and probably have never even heard of. Who cares, as its not their money they are spending. If they want a vacation let them spend their own money on it. Like Romney comparing our eduction system to some overseas schools. WE should “follow” their example he says. Are their schools better than ours? All this while attacking the school unions. Teacher layoffs are at the top of his list of things to do. Remember he still has that $10,000,000 invested in his son Tagg’s charter schools PE firm. Now the Republicans are the party of the “gay”. Book early for P-town as there might be that fact finding trip there this summer. This was an early switch this morning so the facts are still unclear. Still a little confused on how this has anything to do with jobs. The job bill is in the House NOW, so pass it Republicans, it has passed the Senate. It creates about 1-million jobs, will lower the unemployment rate and will make our infrastructure safer. But the lowering of our unemployment rate is what bothers the Repub-

licans because it makes Obama look good and that is the last thing they want. They would rather have you drive off a collapsed bridge than make Obama look good. They don’t care about you or the rest of us because we aren’t rich enough to donate. They only care about the Republican Party and NOT the country and that, to me, is treason. Both parties have made mistakes, spent money recklessly and have used the job for personal gains. Time for this to STOP. Both parties have good ideas but rarely follow up on them. Republicans said they were for responsible spending while Bush ran up large unfunded expenses. Romney should come clean with his tax and finances history. Obama has complied with birth certificate complaints (except to Trump). Now both parties are doing the finger pointing thing at each other over — you did — no I didn’t — yes you did — etc. That’s just wasting our time because we really don’t know who is telling us the truth — changes day by day. My idea is this. Fact check each statement before posting -— will delay a day or so. Lastly, NO more debates or political ads for a week before the elections. Let the voters figure out who is telling the truth and who isn’t without anyone trying to influence them. Might even work. Jon Hoyt Bridgewater

Times says leaks came right from Obama’s national security team To the editor, Interesting things are happening in Washington these past few weeks. I just wonder if liberals and Democrats are paying any attention or just listening to the Obama speak out of the White House? Sen. John McCain condemned the security leaks coming from the White House and the president’s press secretary Jay Carney called the charges “grossly irresponsible”. Really? The N.Y. Times says the leaks came from “aides” to the president and “members of the president’s national security team.” David Sanger of the Times and author of one of the stories wrote that some of his sources

would be fired for divulging classified material to him. Now someone is wrong here, either Carney or McCain and the N.Y. Times. Who do you trust in this instance? Attorney General Holder has assigned two assistant JD attorneys to investigate the case. This is the same Eric Holder who is stonewalling the hearings on Fast and Furious the gun running fiasco and is now being threatened with contempt of congress. Again, who do you trust? Did anyone over there hear what long time Democrat leaders like John Kerry, Dianne Feinstein, and Pat Caddell had to say about it? Really now, see next page



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STADIUM from page one contributed to redesigning the playing fields. Noting that the artificial turf field will be lined for soccer, lacrosse and field hockey as well as football, she said that “it will be built for everyone.” Outgoing high school principal Steve Beals, who serves on the council of the New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association, said that “this facility will be among the showcase sites in the state,” noting that it will become a venue for tournaments and championships. LHS football coach Craig Kozens remarked, “This will no longer be football field, but an athletic complex.” School Superintendent Bob Champlin said that the goal of the capital campaign is to raise $1-million to supplement public funding to expand the athletic field and build science laboratories. The Joint Building Committee is weighing two options for the playing fields. So-called Plan B would move the field slightly towards the east by excavating part of the hill at the foot of Bobotas Field, creating additional parking for about 100 cars behind the high school, but leaving the steep section of the hill nearly intact at a cost of $2,049,000. The plan preferred by the committee, Plan A2, calls for radically altering the terrain east of the football field by removing the hill and creating two terraces for playing fields stretching from the rear of the school building to the far side of Bobotas Field at a cost of $2,628,000, or $579,000 more than Plan B. In addifrom preceding page who do you trust? All this and more just backs up what Ed Kline, former editor in chief of the N.Y. Times, former foreign editor of Newsweek and current contributing editor of Vanity Fair had to say about the Obama administration in his book “The Amateur.” Now Democrats, don’t get all mad at me, I’m not the one saying these things and it’s mostly other Dems. But I do have to ask, is this the change you can believe in and the most open and transparent administration you were promised? And oh, by the way, these are all checkable facts. Steve Earle Hill

tion, both plans require bleachers and lighting costing $471,000. Altogether the cost of Plan A2 and the science laboratories exceed the construction budget, including the cost of design, engineering and professional services, by approximately $1.9-million. With Harvey Construction Corporation of Bedford set to break ground on Monday, time is of the essence. Champlin said that the JBC has until September 1 to choose between the two plans for the playing fields and until February 1 to choose less expensive lighting and seating. In any event, casting an eye to Kozens, he said that “this field will not be touched until we win the state championship. Then this campus will become what everyone wants it to be.” ROMNEY from page 3 tion each side expects will be a nailbiter to the end. Indeed, in some ways, the battle for this state is almost personal. “Gov. Romney has a very special relationship with New Hampshire,” says Jim Merrill, a top New Hampshire-based strategist for both of Romney’s presidential campaigns. Romney grew up in Michigan and is registered to vote in Massachusetts. But he formally declared his candidacy on a New Hampshire farm one year ago, spends summer weekends in a vacation home on the state’s largest lake and launches his six-state bus tour here Friday. Despite the familiarity, there is little doubt that Romney — sometimes dubbed an “adopted New Hampshire son” — faces a steep climb. Recent polls give Obama an early edge. Romney also is just beginning to awaken a local campaign apparatus that’s largely been dormant for months. Obama’s team, meanwhile, activated its grassroots network long ago. The walls were still bare in parts of Romney’s state headquarters last week, the same day Obama’s team hosted nearly two dozen house parties across the state. Scores of Democratic volunteers gathered at strangers’ kitchen tables, on front porches and in sewing rooms to make calls, recruit more volunteers and attack their Republican opponent. see next page

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The Obama campaign, by contrast opened its eighth state office Thursday. Its Manchester headquarters is well worn, with young staffers buzzing about and boxes of granola bars, chips and pretzels stacked in a corner. Vice President Joe Biden has visited New Hampshire three times this year. Obama and first lady Michelle Obama have visited once each in an official capacity, and Obama was expected to campaign in Strafford County on June 25. “Here in New Hampshire, we’ve been working all year,” says Mary Rauh, a member of Obama’s state steering committee. Local Democrats are motivated, she says, by the aggressive actions of the Republican-led state Legislature and their familiarity with Romney’s policies. “Mitt Romney has said, ‘Planned Parenthood, we’re going to end that,’” she says. “The good news is that it’s getting women moving. We’re going back in history 35 or 40 years.” After a post-primary respite, New Hampshire airwaves are beginning to fill once again with political advertising. As of last week, Obama’s campaign had spent more than $2 million on television ads, while Romney hadn’t spent anything, according to data obtained by The Associated Press. But Romney’s Republican allies have picked up the slack. His super PAC, Restore Our Future, and the conservative group Crossroads GPS have spent more than $2.1 million on New Hampshire advertising, most of it attacking Obama. New Hampshire was solidly Republican for a generation, but hasn’t supported a Republican presidential candidate since 2000. The evolving electorate is considered far less partisan than voters in other states, although Republicans scored historic gains in the 2010 midterms. With both sides preparing for a close election, the state’s four electoral votes could be critical in reaching the 270 electoral votes needed to win the presidency, according to Romney political director Rich Beeson. “This is not a state we won in 2008. We’re playing on the Obama team’s turf,” he says. “Any state that we can take away is a state that makes it harder for them and easier for us to get to 270.”

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VIGIL from page one year that the Northeast POW/MIA Network Freedom Ride has joined in the vigil during Motorcycle Week, which this year also fell on Flag Day. Bob Jones, a local POW-MIA activist who was instrumental in starting the vigil, said it was the largest turnout ever for the vigil, so much so that the northbound lane of Rte. 3 was closed near the park in order to allow motorcycle parking for some of the 700 or more who showed up for the event. Governor John Lynch was on hand and spoke at the ceremony but left it up to Jones to announce that the bridge on Rte. 3 south of the town is now officially designated as the POW/ MIA Vigil-Freedom Ride Bridge. Keynote speaker was retired U.S.

known as “The Lone Marine” for his work in the POW/MIA movement and especially for his stirring salute to veterans during the 2002 Rolling Thunder event, which has since become an annual event in which thousands of veterans ride their motorcycles through Washington, D.C., to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. ‘’I’m honored to be standing here in a community which has given so much support to POWs and MIAs and raised the awareness of so many people,’’ said Chambers. This year’s Freedom Ride was dedicated to Sgt. Bowe Berghal, a prisoner of war who has been held by the Taliban in Afghanistan since June 30, 2009. Jones and other speakers urged the U.S. government to do all in

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How slow can you go? Sierra Dellay laughs as she’s forced to put her foot down during a slow race held on Thursday at the downtown Laconia Train Station. The contest challenges motorcyclists to proceed along a course as slow as they can without touching their feet to the ground. Also shown competing in the event was Jack Meehl, of Middletown, Conn. Veteran slow racer Guy St. Cyr, of Tinwick, Québec, won the contest. (Laconia Daily Sun photo/Adam Drapcho)

SANDUSKY from page one self the “tickle monster” before embracing him in a shower. Also testifying was Anthony Sassano, an investigator with the attorney general’s office, who disclosed that the office learned of a key witness, Mike McQueary, after an anonymous letter was sent to Centre County prosecutors. Judge John Cleland told jurors there would be no court Friday and to return Monday. The 18-year-old, described as Victim 9 in court records, became known to investigators after Sandusky was first arrested in November and his mother summoned police to their home. He said he didn’t want to talk to them at first. “Who would believe kids?” he said. A few weeks later Sandusky was charged with two counts of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse and other offenses in his case, among the most serious set of the 52 charges Sandusky has denied and is fighting. A third accuser, known as Victim 3, was an Army

National Guard soldier who testified Thursday that despite being fondled by Sandusky he had viewed him as a father figure and was crushed when he was sent to a group home and Sandusky never contacted him again. “I would pray he would call me and maybe find a way to get me out of there,” he said, “but it never happened.” He testified that he felt uncomfortable when Sandusky touched his genitals in bed and he would roll over to prevent anything else from happening but that he didn’t tell Sandusky not to get into bed with him. “He made me feel like I was a part of something, like a family,” the man said. “He gave me things that I hadn’t had before.” He said that he loved Sandusky and that Sandusky treated him like he was part of an extended family that made him feel “unconditionally loved.” Sandusky’s arrest brought disgrace to Penn State and led to the ouster of both the school’s president and its Hall of Fame football coach Joe Paterno.

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Students selling lemonade to raise funds for cancer research LACONIA — Students in Laconia High School’s Life Skills class plan to operate a lemonade stand in front of the school on Friday to raise funds for cancer research. The students are following the model developed by Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, which since it started in 2004 has raised more than $50 million

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LACONIA — The Lake Winnipesaukee Museum is set to open for the summer season on Wednesday, June 20. With its newly renovated meeting space, which was finished at the end of last season, there is now ample room for those who were not able to get a seat for some of last year’s programs. Kicking off the Summer Lecture Series will be Hans Hug, Jr., whose programs last year were met with overflow crowds. His program “The Under Water History of Lake Winnipesaukee” will take place on Saturday, June 23 at 11 a.m. Using videos of wrecks that he encountered while diving in the big lake, Hug, will take the audience to interesting places below the surface. Hug has been an avid diver for twenty-three years and his discoveries will be of great interest to anyone interested in this fascinating part of Lake Winnipesaukee History. A question and answer period will follow the presentation. His presentation will include videos of wrecks and other interesting artifacts. The presentation is free. Refreshments will be served. The museum, which is run by The Lake Winnipesaukee Historical Society, will be open from Wednesday

through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission to the museum is free and it is handicap accessible. Programs will take place on most Saturday mornings. The Lake Winnipesaukee Historical Society Museum in located at 503 Endicott Street North, next to Funspot, in the Weirs. For more information call 603-366-5950 or visit online at

LACONIA — This summer, the M/S Mount Washington invites mature adults, 60 and up, to cruise the waters of Lake Winnipesaukee on Monday evenings for $10 off the regular adult ticket price. Cruises each week will be customized with different themes accompanied by dancing and live music, as well as a two-entrée dinner buffet. ID is required. The Monday night dinner dance cruise line-up is set to include ‘Swinging to the Oldies,’ ‘Full Moon Fantasy,’ ‘Elvis Tribute,’ and ‘Groovy ‘60s.’ Adult tickets are $45 and those 60+ and children are $35. The cruise departs weekly at 6 p.m., with boarding time at 5:15 p.m. This particular cruise runs from June 25 to August 27. The official 2012 season for the cruise line runs until October 20. Daily two and a half hour cruises depart from Weirs Beach. On alternating days cruises are also offered from Wolfeboro, Alton Bay, Center Harbor, and

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LACONIA — The Lakes Region General Hospital Auxiliary recently presented four $2,500 scholarships to local residents pursuing careers in the healthcare field. Recipients were: — Amanda Berger of Belmont. Amanda is attending the University of New Hampshire with intentions of becoming an obstetrician/gynecologist. — Erica Cross of Laconia. Erica is attending the University of New Hampshire with intentions of becoming a nurse. — Emily Dionne of Laconia. Emily is attending the University of Rhode Island with intentions of becoming a pharmacist.

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GHS seniors prepare Gilmanton Year-Round Library for summer GILMANTON — May 25 was a fine day for the Gilmanton Year-Round Library thanks to 10 diligent Gilford High School seniors who worked from 9 a.m. to 2 in the afternoon. Together the group of students mulched trees, shrubs, and the 80-foot perennial garden in front of the Library and planted bushes. In addition to these tasks they spent time raking out stones that had been left by the snow plows from the grass, carted away weeds and garden debris, washed all the windows both inside and outside and raked and weeded the long path from the road to the library The Gilmanton Year-Round Library community was very thankful for the cheerful hardworking GHS seniors who participated in this community service project. Although the students only had a quick pizza break to break up their long day of hard work, they didn’t complain. Thanks to their wonderful contribution of time and service, the library and surrounding grounds are picture perfect and ready for summer library patrons.

At right: Gilford High School students Emily Watson,Christoph Duenn, Daniel Minukehin, Tyler Haddock, Zach McNutt, Seth McNutt, Chester Fox, Megan Pleeter, Rachel Colbath and Nicole Allen. (Courtesy Photo)

Six Laconia High School students win big from the NHHEAF Network LACONIA — Thanks to The NHHEAF Network Organizations in Concord, Laconia High School juniors, seniors and even a staff member have recently been showered with cash and prizes. Students have been busy logging on to the website sponsored by NHHEAF (www., to learn more about the college process. Students create a quick account and as they move about the website they accumulate points and

information. The more points earned the better the chance to receive a free gift. This is a fun and easy way to educate students about the college and financial aid process. Thanks to this website, four LHS seniors; Jennifer Walsh, Cameron Parent, Tia Stitt and Sharilynn Vetre have been awarded college scholarships and juniors Emma Horton and Amelia Romprey each received a free iPad and guidance counselor Kristal Diorio won

a Kindle Fire through a student nomination. The Laconia High School Guidance Office truly appreciates The Center for College Planning at NHHEAF and the multitude of free materials, workshops, personal family appointments and programs offered for Laconia and all N.H. students. For more information about The Center for College Planning at NHHEAF or the website contact NHHEAF at 225-6612 or LHS Guidance at 524-3350x111.

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STUDENT BRIEFS Meagan (Kennedy) Gray of Gardner, Mass. has graduated from Mt. Wachusett Community College in Gardner with a nursing degree. She graduated with highest honors and was named to the President’s List of outstanding students. She is married to Jason Gray and has three children, Noah (13), Asher (11) and Hannah (5). She is the daughter of Tom and Lori Kennedy of Alexandria and the grandchild of Chris and Kathy Sweeney of Weirs Beach. The following local residents graduated from Saint Anselm college: Bianca J. Fortier, of Laconia, a Nursing major, and Bryan D. McCormack, of Laconia, a Liberal Studies major have graduated from Saint Anselm College in Goffstown. The following local residents graduated from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI): Ethan Lawrence of Sanbornton was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in Interactive Media and Game Development; Melissa Gavarny of Center Harbor, was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science; Ryan Worsman of Meredith, was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering with distinction; and Zachary Lorch of Meredith, was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental engineering. The following local residents were named to the Spring 2012 Dean’s List at Saint Michael’s College: Kelly Ainsworth,of Meredith, a First-Year Psychology major, who graduated from Inter Lakes High School; Sarah Ames, a Sophomore Psychology major, who graduated from Moultonborough Academy; Connor Brown, of Moultonborough, a Sophomore Business Administration major, who graduated from Bishop Guertin High School; Heidi Chapman, of Sanbornton, a Junior Biochemistry major, who graduated from Winnisquam Regional High School; Mariah Cleveland, of Gilmanton Ironworks, a First-Year English major, who graduated from Gilford Middle High School; Alexander Dugas, of Alton, a Sophomore English major, who graduated from Prospect Mountain High School; Claire Eisenberg,of Alton, a May Graduate Music & Sociology and Anthropology major, who graduated from Moultonborough Academy; Sarah Fraser, of Alton, a Sophomore English major, who graduated from Prospect Mountain High School; Janelle Lavery, daughter of Charles and Mary Kim Lavery of Gilford, a Sophomore Mathematics major, who graduated from Gilford Middle High School; Denise Malm, of Moultonborough, a Junior Elementary Education major, who graduated from Moultonborough Academy; Adam Perea-Kane, son of Andrew

and Martha Kane of Gilford, a Sophomore Philosophy major, who graduated from Berwick Academy; Annie Roberts, of Belmont, a Sophomore Psychology major, who graduated from Belmont High School; and Jacqueline Tuthill, of Belmont, a May Graduate Mathematics & Economics major, who graduated from Belmont High School. The following area residents earned degrees from Clark University: Devin T. Coleman, of New Hampton, graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in political science and Julia F. Kelley-Vail, of Sanbornton, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology. The following local students were awarded degrees at St. Lawrence University Commencement Ceremony: Matthew E. Dodge of Meredith, was awarded a degree (magna cum laude) in economics and mathematics; Iain R. Hart of Meredith, was awarded a degree (cum laude) in history and international economics-French; Derek R. King of Center Barnstead, was awarded a degree (magna cum laude) in history and anthropology, with a minor in global studies and Briana J. Tidd of Alton Bay, was awarded a degree (cum laude) in biology, with a minor in Estudios Hispanicos and Asian studies. James A. Vohr of Meredith, was inducted into Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society during ceremonies conducted by the College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences at the University of Vermont. Brittany L. Perron and Chelsey M. Perron of Laconia both earned President’s List status for the Spring 2012 semester at Coastal Carolina University. Colby-Sawyer College has named the following students to the Dean’s List for academic achievement during the 2012 spring semester: Casey L. Beranger, from Alton; Sarah Marie Fischer, from Tilton; Ryan William Gillan, from Alton; Cameron Wyatt Hooper from Gilford and Tristyn Ashley Watts, from New Hampton. Christina Tierney of Gilford, graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Ben Rathejen graduated from Pomfret School in Connecticut and was presented with the Science Department Science Exploration Award. Sandra Stonebraker of Moultonborough, has received honors at Skidmore College this spring. The following students were named to the Dean’s List at Stonehill College for the Spring 2012 semester: New Hampton resident Maggie L. Seaver;

Belmont resident Kathryn A. Klem and Belmont resident Andrew K. Norkiewicz. Carolyn E. Hajdusek of Tilton,has been named to the Dean’s List at Western New England for the spring semester of 2012. Kimberly Thomas of Gilford, graduated magna cum laude from Saint Joseph’s College of Maine with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. Jennifer Boyd of Gilmanton, graduated from Bowdoin College, majoring in Classical Studies and minoring in Economics. The following local students graduated from the University of Rhode Island: Kelly J. Murphy, a resident of Center Harbor, received a BSBA degree in General Business Administration and a BA in Political Science, cum laude; Curtis P. Yaeger, a resident of Laconia,received a BS degree in Environmental Horticulture and Turfgrass Management, cum laude; Katharine M. Fortuna, a resident of Laconia, received a BOM degree in Music; Anne Marie E. Maroun, a resident of Moultonborough,received a BS degree in Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design, magna cum laude; Hannah E. Barnet, a resident of Alton, received a BSN degree in Nursing; and Caitlin Clary of Belmont, graduated from Assumption College with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Chelsea Regina Boucher of Gilford graduated from Hebron Academy and received the Bessie Fenn Award, given for superior performance in the field of athletics, outstanding cooperation, leadership and fair play. The following students made the Deans List at Keene State University for the spring semester: Kirstie Marie Bean of Northfield, Gregory Porter Bickford of Belmont, Jessica Marie Bowen of Gilford, Sara Anne Caveney of Tilton, Audrey E Clairmont of Sanbornton, Amie M Gagnon of Northfield, Kaitlin Marie Hart of Moultonborough, Kiley Anne Henderson of Gilmanton Iron Works, Cassandra Leigh Horohov of Center Barnstead, Stephen Joseph Humer of Moultonborough, Brian Patrick Jones of Alton Bay, Jenna Rae Marchione of Laconia, Jenna Kathleen McNutt of Gilford, Laura Elizabeth Mills of Sanbornton, Brittany Marie Perez of Sanbornton, Benjamin David Perkins of Laconia, Lisa Ashley Vigue of Laconia, and Kelly Ann Welch of Gilford. Chelsee Murphy of Gilford earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Quinnipiac University. The following students were recognized for achievements in academics and service at the Colsee STUDENTS page 26


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By Holiday Mathis SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You know how having quiet time to pursue a hobby or interest or just to relax can be a complete luxury. You may take on a responsibility in order to give another person a break. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Why do you always get stuck with the argumentative people? It’s because you compassionately recognize their need to feel important and in control. You use what you know to defuse their sting. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Try to assume the best in others, even though you’ll probably have to remind them what they agreed to do for you. Chances are that forgetfulness and not malice is at the root of this. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Help will make your load lighter, and people will like feeling that they’ve contributed to your world. So ask for input from your friends and trusted colleagues, and use that input as much as possible. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). A lot of problems exist because people are reluctant to stand up and speak out against what’s clearly wrong. You’re not one to complain, but calling attention to what needs changing isn’t complaining. TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (June 15). You have a kind word for all you meet in the next three weeks, which starts a cycle of good karma that ripples on. August brings liberation. Your commitment to a job is so remarkable that you’ll be applauded and awarded in September. A strange turn of events leads to a colorful adventure in 2013. Libra and Aries people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 4, 24, 21, 39 and 19.


ARIES (March 21-April 19). The symbols of success are not the success itself -- which consists of effort, experience, failure and recovery. Profound ideas will pop to mind about what gives your life meaning. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Having strong, intimate relationships with your loved ones is the most important thing to you now, though life doesn’t seem to be structured in support of that effort. You’ll have to go the extra mile to make it happen. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You’ll be in the mood to be close with your favorite people. Someone you love and trust will share your dreams, your ups and downs, and maybe even your lunch. CANCER (June 22-July 22). Yes, the whole world is crazy, but your part of it is exceptionally bananas now. Hopefully, this validation will empower you to laugh at the improbability of your scene. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You have a way of disengaging yourself from the role you are playing. It’s a defense mechanism that will serve you well now. You are an actor who executes the stage direction that will forward the plot. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Maybe the good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow, but that matters little to you. You do good for goodness’ sake -- and because it makes your life more meaningful. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). What a relationship could use right now is a ritual, something special you do with the other person that anchors your connection. Create a new activity you’d like to turn into a regular thing.

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––––––– ALMANAC ––––––– Today is Friday, June 15, the 167th day of 2012. There are 199 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 15, 1775, the Second Continental Congress voted unanimously to appoint George Washington head of the Continental Army. On this date: In 1215, England’s King John put his seal to Magna Carta (“the Great Charter”) at Runnymede. In 1219, forces led by King Valdemar II of Denmark defeated the Estonians in the Battle of Lyndanisse. 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 1902, the 20th Century Limited, an express passenger train between New York and Chicago, began service. (The Limited made its last run in Dec. 1967.) 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 1962, Students for a Democratic Society, at the conclusion of a five-day convention in Michigan, issued the Port Huron Statement calling for disarmament, enfranchisement of “publicly disinherited groups” and social change. In 1991, Mount Pinatubo in the northern Philippines exploded in one of the biggest volcanic eruptions of the 20th century, killing about 800 people. In 1992, Vice President Dan Quayle, relying on a faulty flash card, erroneously instructed Trenton, N.J., sixth-grade student William Figueroa to spell “potato” as “potatoe” during a spelling bee. One year ago: Pushing back against congressional criticism, the White House said that President Barack Obama had the authority to continue U.S. military action in Libya even without authorization from lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Today’s Birthdays: Former New York Governor Mario Cuomo is 80. Rock musician Lee Dorman is 70. Rock singer-actor Johnny Hallyday is 69. Singer Russell Hitchcock is 63. Rock singer Steve Walsh is 61. Comedian-actor Jim Belushi is 58. Country singer Terri Gibbs is 58. Actress Julie Hagerty is 57. Rock musician Brad Gillis (Night Ranger) is 55. Baseball Hall-of-Famer Wade Boggs is 54. Actress Eileen Davidson is 53. Bluegrass musician Terry Smith is 52. Actress Helen Hunt is 49. Actress Courteney Cox is 48. Country musician Tony Ardoin is 48. Country musician Michael Britt (Lonestar) is 46. Contemporary Christian musician Rob Mitchell is 46. Rock musician Jimmy McD is 44. Actor-rapper Ice Cube is 43. Actress Leah Remini is 42. Actor Jake Busey is 41. Rock musician T-Bone Willy (Save Ferris) is 40. Actor Neil Patrick Harris is 39. Actor Greg Vaughan is 39. Actress Elizabeth Reaser is 37. Rock singer Dryden Mitchell (Alien Ant Farm) is 36. Rock musician Billy Martin (Good Charlotte) is 31. Actor Denzel Whitaker is 22.



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CALENDAR TODAY’S EVENTS Sit and Knit 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hall Memorial Library. Al-Anon Meeting at the Congregational Church Parish House (18 Veterans Square) in Laconia. 9:30 to 11 a.m. each Friday. 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. Knit Wits gathering at the Gilford Public Library. 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. All knitters welcome. Tot Time at the Meredith Public Library. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Story, art project and snack for children through age 3. Introduction to Microsoft Word at the Meredith Public Library. 3 to 4 p.m. Registration required.

SATURDAY, JUNE 16 U.S. Rep. Frank Guinta’s Legislative Assistant, Kory Wood will hold public office hours in the towns of Alton and New Durham. 9:30 a.m. at the Alton Town Offices on 1 Monument Square, and at 11 a.m. at the New Durham Town Offices on 4 Main Street. Laconia Little League hosts its its Annual Family Picnic and Award Ceremony for League players and their immediate families. 1 p.m. at Colby Field. Life Scout Kurt Oberhausen will be hosting a car wash fundraiser for his Eagle Scout Project. 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Belmont Fire Station. Yard sale and raffle to support the American Cancer Society hosted by cancer patient Kathy Bryant and her family. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 63 Webster Lake Road. Raffle tickets are $1 each or $5 for six. All donations to the yard sale and raffle are welcome and appreciated. Trail maintenance work day on Piper Mountain Trail with Hal Graham and the BRATTS. Meeting is at 8:30 a.m. at the lower gate on Carriage Road in Gliford. Bring lunch and work gloves; tools will be provided. For more information contact Hal Graham at or call 286-3506. Great Church Yard Sale in Sanbornton Square. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in and around the Currier Building (opposite the Lane Tavern) on Rte. 132. Hosted by the Sanbornton Congregational Church. Karaoke event hosted by the American Legion Post 33. 7:30 p.m. at the Post at 6 Plymouth Street in Meredith. $5 donation is requested. Separated/Divorced Persons Support Group meeting. 6 to 8 p.m. on the first and third Saturdays of each month at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Belmont. Compassion and affirmation in a confidential atmosphere. Refreshments. Scholarships available. For more information call the rectory at 267-8174 or Ginny Timmons at 286-7066. Lakes Region Lyme Support Group meeting. Third Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Laconia Middle School. For victims and support people of those with chronic Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. Questions? Leave message for Nancy at 1-888-596-5698. Al-Anon Meeting at the Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia. 8 to 9:15 p.m. each Saturday in the firstfloor conference room Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 645-9518. Narcotics Anonymous meeting. 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Society (172 Pleasant Street) in Laconia. Open Door Dinners offer free weekly meal in Tilton. 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. An outreach housed at Trinity Episcopal Church on Main Street, downtown. provides a free hot meal open to all members of the community. All are welcome to eat and all are welcome to help out. For more information, especially about volunteering, please call Pastor Mark at 286-3120 or e-mail him at

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Dear Annie: A year ago, my sister, “Sheila,” had an affair. She is now living with the Other Man. Sheila and her husband have a 23-year-old son who has been devastated by this. My family believes the boyfriend is simply using Sheila for her money and to have someone around to help raise his teenage daughter. In addition, he seems very controlling. Needless to say, we all object to what my sister has done, but she is stubbornly standing by her decision. I will soon be traveling cross-country to visit. I have requested that Sheila not bring the boyfriend to any family gettogethers. Although I wouldn’t be so insensitive as to invite her soon-to-be ex, I’m not comfortable welcoming the boyfriend with open arms. My nephew will be at these gatherings, and his wounds are still fresh. I am trying to be considerate of his feelings. Sheila says I shouldn’t force her to choose, and that her boyfriend is her family now. I say that my nephew has been my family for 23 years. At what point do we have to include the boyfriend? Should I back down and let her bring the guy? -- Caught in the Middle Dear Caught: While we understand your reluctance to accept this man, we urge you to reconsider. Registering your disapproval is justified, but at some point, it can become counterproductive. Sheila is not going to come without him, so your choice is to see both of them or neither. Not seeing Sheila is one option. However, if Sheila marries this man, it will help your nephew enormously if he can learn to tolerate the guy’s presence. And it will be easier to do if he has the rest of his supportive family nearby, showing him how to be civil without necessarily being friendly. It will also help Sheila. If this man is as controlling as you fear, someone needs to keep an eye on the situation.

Dear Annie: My younger sister, “Linda,” age 50, is getting married for the fifth time. She is planning a wedding in the town where I grew up, about 400 miles away. My wife refuses to attend the wedding because she says it’s tacky and narcissistic to have such an affair for the fifth time, plus it’s a long drive. I agree that Linda is rather selfabsorbed, and I can only imagine what the guests may be thinking when my sister vows to love and to hold until death do you part. Again. I agree with my wife on principle, but Linda is my only sister. I could attend without my wife, but I don’t want to tell my sister why I’m by myself. How should I handle this? -- Big Brother Dear Big Brother: We think you should go, even if it means going without your wife, although it would be nice if she would attend for your sake. If Linda should ask about your wife’s absence, simply say she has other commitments. You don’t owe anyone more of an explanation than that. Dear Annie: “Puzzled in Indiana” said his brother refuses to speak to their father because Dad sold the family house when Mom died and built a new one with his new wife, instead of sharing the proceeds of the sale with the kids. My husband and I have been married for 40 years. We both worked and raised our kids. Whatever remains in our estate I expect to be for our children. I didn’t work extra shifts for the benefit of some future wife. I would not begrudge my husband the companionship of someone else in the event of my death. He can share his Social Security and pension, but not everything I worked for. -- Retiree in Florida Dear Florida: We understand your position, but “Puzzled” said Mom left the house to Dad, not to the kids. In which case, he was free to do with it as he wished.

Annie’s Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. Please e-mail your questions to:, or write to: Annie’s Mailbox, c/o Creators Syndicate, 737 3rd Street, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254.

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Employment Wanted

FOUND- FEMALE Cat, orange with orange eyes, declawed, spayed. Found on Hurricaine Rd. in Belmont. 528-2619

2000 Subaru Impreza- 2.5 RS, 2-door, auto, new tires, 202K miles, runs great! $3,500/OBO. 603-848-0530

FOR RENT Boat dock, up to 30 feet, gentle cove. Also garage space to store boat or cars. 393-5451

HARD WORKING experienced cleaning woman looking for more jobs. Regular or one-time cleaning. Hillarie, 998-2601

Rottweiler pup- Male, 10 months old. Friendly, parents on premesis. $400. 603-340-6219

BUYING junk cars, trucks & big trucks ME & NH. Call for price. Martin Towing. (603)305-4504.


CASH paid for unwanted or junk cars and trucks. Same day service possible. 603-231-2859.

MAHOGANY planked Chris-craft model boats 1/8 inch scale. 5 different models, not motorized. Also plastic model cars and engines. 286-7489

WE Pay CA$H for GOLD and SILVER No hotels, no waiting. 603-279-0607, Thrifty Yankee, Rte. 25, Meredith, NH. Wed-Sun, 10-4, Fri & Sat 10-6.

Autos 1974 Mack Roll Off Truck- The Towns of Bartlett and Jackson wish to sell As Is a 1974 Mack DM series Roll Off truck with a 237 motor and a 6 speed split transmission. The front weight is 1800 pounds and the rear weight is 4600 pounds. Truck may be viewed at the Bartlett Jackson Transfer Station Friday thru Tuesday 12noon-6PM. Sealed bids marked “Truck” will be accepted at the Bartlett Selectmens office, 56 Town Hall Rd., Intervale, NH 03845 until 9AM June 29, 2012. We reserve the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids.

FOR Sale 2003 GMC Envoy SLE. excellent condition, new tires, great family car. $6900. 603-520-9191 FOR SALE 2005 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE. power everything, 47 K miles asking $8,000 or BO. Call Dede at 603-998-6937 TOP dollar paid for junk cars & trucks. Available 7-days a week. P3s Towing. 630-3606


2000 MERCURY Villager Sport minivan. Runs great, sunroof, new

PRIVATE Dock Space/boat slip for Rent: Up to 10x30. Varney Point, Winnipesaukee, Gilford, 603-661-2883. WOODEN Boat: 13ft. long x 5ft. beam, double hull-plank outside, strip inside, needs refinishing. Lots of fun!! $1,400. (603)968-4455.

ATTENTION AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIANS Why work for somebody else? Own your own business! Fully equipped automotive repair shop for rent. Across from the Belknap Mall. Reasonable Rent Factor.

1990 BMW 325ic, 1967 VW con vertible, 1979 F350 plow truck, 2000 Buick Regal w/ snows on wheels. 393-6636

2000 Dodge Durango- 120K miles, grey, hitch, auto start, 4x4, clean, big tires. $2,400. 603-677-2865

PRIVATE Boathouse slip w/ attached lounge/ storage room at Riveredge Marina on Squam Lake. $2,500 for season includes Boat Club Amenities. Call 455-5810

Business Opportunities

1987 Chrysler Lebaron Convertible- Turbo, leather, all original, 80K, new tires/sticker, nice! $2,000/Best offer 603-520-5352

1996 Audi A4 Quatro 2.8 Five Speed. Passed NH inspection in February. Many new parts. $2500. Call (603) 279-6905.

PRIVATE Boat Dock on Lake Winnisquam: Up to 22 ft. with parking, $1,000/season. 978-697-6008.

29FT- X 10ft-6” Boatslip at Meredith Yacht Club. $2,500 for season includes Club amenities, easy walk to town. Call 455-5810. BOAT SLIPS for Rent Winnipesaukee Pier, Weirs Beach, NH Reasonable Rates Call for Info. 366-4311 BOATSLIPS for rent- Paugus Bay

For Rent

For Rent

GILFORD: Best one bedroom, utilities included, first floor, patio, privacy. $875/mo., Lease required. No smoking/pets (dog considered). First and security required. Immediate Occupancy. 603-387-4810.

LACONIA prime 1st floor Pleasant St. Apartment. Walk to town & beaches. 2 bedrooms + 3-season glassed in sun porch. Completely repainted, glowing beautiful hardwood floors, marble fireplace, custom cabinets in kitchen with appliances, tile bath & shower. $1,000/Month includes heat & hot water. 630-4771 or 524-3892

GILFORD: MARINA BAY 2 Bedroom 1 1/2 Bath pool/tennis NO PETS $950.00 month 781-729-3827 Gilmanton 4-Corners, 1 bedroom in nice neighborhood. Wireless internet and hot water included, propane heat and electricity separate. Coin-op laundry, parking, backyard. Security deposit and lease req'd. No smoking or dogs. $680/month 630-2681. LACONIA - 1 BEDROOM AVAILABLE NOW! Main level entry. Screen porch. Hardwood floors in dining & living. Private back yard. 1-car detached garage, washer/dryer available in basement w/storage. $875/mo. Heat included. Ref & deposit. No pets. No smoking. 387-8163 LACONIA 1st flr 2bdrm, $175 wkly, you pay all utilities, monitor heat, no smoking, no pets, parking, security dep & references, call 286-4618 after 5:00 pm LACONIA Clean, newly painted 1-Bedroom. Convenient to hospital/high school. No smoking, no pets. $150/week, heat/hot water included, security deposit. 630-0140 LACONIA: Nice & quiet 1BR, 2nd floor, good neighborhood, 3- season porch, parking, $775/month, includes heat. 455-8789.

LACONIA- 1-bedroom on quiet dead-end street. $675 /Month. All utilities included, Call 527-8363. No pets. LACONIA- 1 bd/rm, Spacious House. Private. Garage & Deck. No Pets/Smoking. $850/mo plus utilities. Call 603-520-4644. LACONIA: 1-bedroom, 3rd floor, 39 Dewey Street. $150/week, all utilities included. 524-7218 or 832-3535. LACONIA: 1-bedroom for rent, heat/HW/electric included, no smoking, no pets, security deposit required. $725/month. 387-3304 LACONIA: 2 bedroom, 2nd floor in duplex building with separate entrance, $240/week including heat, electric & hot water. 524-1234. LACONIA: 2+ Bedrooms, washer/dryer hook-up. $200/Week References/deposit required. No pets/No smoking. 528-6205. NEW HAMPTON: Large 1BR Second Floor Apartment in Classic Old Colonial near I-93. $800/mo. with heat and hot water, no pets, no smoking. One year lease plus security deposit. 744-2163

For Rent 1-BEDROOM $125-$175/ week. 2-bedroom $140-$185/ week. 781-6294 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- 1 Bedroom, 2nd floor, quiet apartment. On horse farm, close to Laconia and Tilton. No cats, no smoking, $700/month includes heat & hot water. Security deposit and no fee application. 603-520-0314 please leave message. CENTER Harbor- Seeking responsible/mature individual to rent this one bedroom guest house located on my property in Center Harbor. Quiet-Private-Park like setting. Close to town and beach. $850/Month, all utilities included. Telephone 387-6774. GILFORD, 2-Bedroom, 2-Bath, Balconies, no smoking/pets, $850/month plus utilities, Security deposit and references, 603-455-6662 GILFORD- One-bedroom, second floor includes heat/HW, electricity. $740/Month. One months rent & security required. 603-731-0340.


Gilford-Spacious 1 bedroom 2nd floor. Convenient country setting. No smoking/No pets. $700/Month, includes heat & electric. 293-4081


Gilford: Large 3 bedroom 2 ba/rm house. Quiet area, large yard. 1, 566-6815

ALCOHOL & DRUG Counseling. Evaluations/Assessments. One-on -one. Office, home or community visits. Free first consultation. CONFIDENTIAL-voicemail.

GLENDALE: FURNISHED Cottage for Rent, near docks, 2 room camp, now through September, no dogs. Water view, lake access $2000/season..

Now taking applications for our waiting list

Rental Assistance Available Make Your Next Home At

LEDGEWOOD ESTATES • Spacious units with a lot of storage area • Low utility costs • On-Site Laundry & Parking • Easy access to I-93 • 24-hour maintenance provided • 2 bedrooms with a 2 person minimum per unit.

Ask about our Referral Bonus Rent is based upon 30% of your adjusted income. Hurry and call today to see if you qualify or download an application at: 603-224-9221 TDD # 1-800-545-1833 Ext. 118 An Equal Opportunity Housing Agent

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For Rent LACONIA: 3-bedroom, 2-bath, 1-car garage home in a desireable neighborhood. Located on dead-end street within minutes from Lake Winnisquam, Pleasant Street School and downtown. House includes hardwood flooring, new carpet, new kitchen appliances and new washer & dryer. Utilities not included. No pets. Non-smokers. Credit & background check required. $1,300/month & security deposit. (603)560-0197. LACONIA: . Pleasant St. 1 bed room $750/mo. . Heat and h/w included, no pets, no smoking. 524-5837. LACONIA: Gilbert Apartments. Call for available apartments. 524-4428 Meredith 3-bedroom mobile home and 2 bedroom apartments $750/month + utilities. Close to downtown. No dogs. 279-5846

For Rent-Vacation

For Sale

For Sale

Help Wanted

Help Wanted


Four Sumic (Firestone), Model GT 55A, 205/55A R16. Low mileage. $75. each or Best Offer. Two General, Model XRT 205/55 R16. Excellent condition. $50. each or Best Offer. All six tires for $350. Call 528-1714

Woodshop material handling cart, 3!X5!, removable corner posts, large and small wheels, $85. 527-3414

BUILDING Products company looking to hire several people. Looking for individuals who have worked in the weatherization field previous experience only. Must have valid NH Drivers License with clean driving record,pass background and pre-employment drug screening. We offer paid vacations,holidays, health insurance and 401K with match.


GILFORD: Camping and/or RV sites available. Beach Pass and Boat Launch Pass. Ask us about our weekly, monthly or weekend specials! Entire season only $1500 includes water, sewage and electricity. Call 978-387-5200

For Rent-Commercial


Laconia-O’Shea Industrial Park


72 Primrose Drive •10,000 Sq, Ft. Warehouse / Manufacturing. $5,800

Beautiful Queen or Full-size mattress set. Luxury Firm European Pillow-top style. Fabulous back & hip support. Factory sealed - new 10-Yr. warranty. Cost $1095, sell $249. Can deliver 603-305-9763.

FHA Heat/AC 3 Phase Power 72 Primrose Drive, Laconia

MEREDITH 31 Foundry Ave. Off Route 104

(Behind Olde Province Common)

1,500 Sq. Ft. with 17’ ceiling & 14’ overhead door. Partial 2nd level balcony space. Finished office cubicle on 1st floor. Perfect for graphic, woodworking, artistry, retail, storage, etc.

$750/Month + Utilities 279-0142 (Business) 677-2298 (Cell)

For Sale (2) Mossberg .22 Rifles, good condition, $200 for both; IGT Slot Machine, Double Diamond Haywire, like new, $800. 267-0977. 12X30 (or 36) Dock Canopy Frame and Canopy: $1,000/best offer. 293-7303. 1982 Mobile Home in Gilford, NH. Many improvements owner will pay the first 3 months of park fee of $374.00/mo. Contact Ed Gorman 603-528-2903 28FT. Owens Box Trailer: Rear overhead door, side walk in. 5th wheel, comes with (2) hitches; 1 easydump body for pickup. $1,600. 279-6921. 30FT. Riviera Supreme Travel Camper: Complete, very clean, large deck optional. $3,100/best offer. 603-973-9551.

TILTON- Upstairs one bedroom, ready to go! $595/Month. Downstairs 1-bedroom, newly redone $640/Month. 603-393-9693 or 916-214-7733. WINNISQUAM: Small cottage including heat, hot water, lights and cable. $175 per week. $400 deposit. No pets. 387-3864.

For Rent-Vacation 3 BR House on Lake Winnisquam, sleeps 7, fully equipped, internet, dock and beach. Available weeks in June, July, August and September. Call 1-954-755-0764 2 BR cottage, sleeps 4, same amenities. 1-954-755-0764 or email:

GREEN FIREWOOD- Cut, not split $135/cord; Cut & split $180/cord. Seasoned firewood. $250. Also, logging, landclearing & tree work (all phases). 393-8416. HOT Tub- 2012 model 6 person 40 jets, waterfall. Full warranty & cover. Cost $8,000 sell $3,800. Can deliver 235-5218 KITCHEN Cabinets- brand new, maple, cherrywood, shaker & antique white. Solid wood, never installed, cost $6,500 sell $1,650. 603-833-8278 Nearly new PTO manure spreader, 50 cu. ft. ABI P50. $3500. 455-4056. Oil Miser by Toyotoni OM-148 Hot water heater. New $1,500 asking $750. 520-5321 Patio Set $150, Twin over-full size bunk bed set, includes 1 twin mattress $200. Call for more details 707-6970 QUILTERS & Crafters - For sale by appointment Sewing, Embroidery & Serger machines. Fabric, Tools, Notions, Kits, etc. Call 603-556-7817. SANGO Dinnerware, Dawn Rose pattern, service for 12. About 94 pieces like new. $225 524-5902.

52” Sony TV: Plays and looks like brand new! $300 with warranty; 4-Wheeler front & rear basket set, new in box. $100. (603)393-6793.

SMALL desk, $50 Tall wooden 5-drawer chest $125 677-7203.

AMAZING! Beautiful pillowtop matress sets, twin $169, full or queen $249, king $399. See AD under “Furniture”.

SOLID Oak Corner Curio Cabinet Etched glass door, mirrored interior. 18” x 6.Asking $275 or BO. 744-9481 evenings or leave message.

Electrolux Vacuum with power nozzle, tools & bags. Like new, $60; Pots & pans, iron/board, blender, early american coffee table, dehumidifier. Make offer. 603-253-1801

SUPPORT your local logger and heat with carbon neutral wood or wood pellets. Purchase a Central Boiler outdoor wood furnace on sale EPA qualified to 97% efficient. (603)447-2282.


THREE foot solid oak cottage table. $150. Stationary exercise bike with back support. $150. 603-677-7203

Remington 30-06s, Winchester 12 gauge pump, Dan Wesson revolver 44 mag. Excellent shape, must see. 603-714-5995 FIREWOOD: Green, Cut, split and delivered (Gilmanton and surrounding area). $190/cord. Seasoned available. (603)455-8419

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

Apply in person to: Quality Insulation 1 Pease RD Meredith, NH NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!!!

10-20% OFF In-Stock Rustic, Lodge, Log Cabin, and Shaker Furniture, Locally Made, Unique, Bedrooms,Living Rooms, Dining, Futons,Bunkbeds,Artwork, Recliners, Occasional Tables, Much More! Now in Senters Market Place Next to Heath!s Supermarket, Ctr. Harbor and 757 Tenney Mtn Hwy Plymouth, Across from Sears. Call Jason 662-9066 or Arthur 996-1555 email WWW.VISCODIRECT.COM NEW mattresses ...always a great deal! Starting; King set complete $395, queen set $249. 603-524-1430. Sleeper Sofa- Flexsteel queen beige print, no wear, like new. Cost $1,000 asking $200. 556-9331

Free FREE Pickup for your unwanted, useful items. Garages, vehicls, estates cleaned out and yardsale items. (603)930-5222. T&B Appliance Removal. Appliances & AC’s removed free of charge if outside. Please call (603)986-9096.

Help Wanted AKA TOOL, INC. 1st Shift- Vertical Machining Center. Setup/Operate. 2nd ShiftLead Man. Vertical Machining Center. Setup/Operate. EXPERIENCE REQUIRED. Excellent Benefits Health/Dental/401K plan. 477 Province Road, Laconia, NH 03246. 524-1868. Email:

AutoServ–TECHNICIAN AutoServ is looking for a certified Kia or Hyundai technician for their Laconia location. AutoServ Kia is a busy store offering up to $24 per hour for up to 60 hours per week plus benefits. Email resume to or call 729-1070 for more information. GREAT OPPORTUNITY Opening For A Stylist & Nail Technician In upscale Lakes Region Hair Salon. Contact Michelle at 253-4114

Newfound Area School District We are seeking skilled, caring, and committed educators to join our staff for the following positions:

Danbury Elementary School .4 Guidance Counselor

New Hampton Community School Grade 1 Teacher

Bristol Elementary School Special Education Case Manager Interested highly qualified candidates should send a letter of interest, resume, transcripts, job application, and letters of recommendation by June 29th to:

Newfound Area School District 20 North Main Street, Bristol, NH 03222 or call 744-5555 x: 221

Channel Marine has an immediate opening for a full time (seasonal) position as a boat rental coordinator. Position is responsible for daily/weekly boat rentals, maintenance and assisting with the store and gas dock operations. Experience in boat handing and a boat license is required. Weekends a must. Apply in person to: Channel Marine 96 Channel Lane Weirs Beach, N.H. or contact Don Vachon 366-4801 or 520-7383 or Jason St. Gelais 366-4801 or 455-1757.



(603)476-8933 Great Location!

TILTON: Spacious 2 and 3 bedroom apartments available. Heat and hot water included. Please call Mary at Stewart Property Management (603)641-2163. EHO.

Found FOUND- FEMALE Cat, orange with orange eyes, declawed, spayed. Found on Hurricaine Rd. in Belmont. 528-2619


A Well Established Gilford Salon has a booth available for a full time renter. ____________________ Experienced Line & Pizza Cooks needed. The MeltAway House Call Amy 603-867-2154

Please call Mary at 524-5551 for all information/ inquiries

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Help Wanted

Help Wanted

Help Wanted

Mobile Homes


PROFESSIONAL Painters needed for quality interior and exterior work in the Lakes Region. Transportation and references required. Call after 6 pm. 524-8011

$25,995 14 wides

SMALL Meredith summer church needs pianist July 1, 8, 15. 10 am service. 603-279-5682 or

Camelot Homes

Home Improvements

MEREDITH- Interlakes Mobile Home Trailer Park. 14X70, Two bedroom two bath. Nice, large lot. $32,000. 603-937-7047

607 Elm St. Laconia, NH 03246 603-524-7130 Our Clubhouse is now hiring

AN EXPERIENCED LINE COOK Full time seasonal position Must be 18 or older For appt. call Mark at 524-7130 Good Pay, Employee Discounts & Golfing Privileges. EOE LOCAL distribution center is looking to fill multiple positions! Entry level $500 a week per Co. agreement $1000 sign on bonus available. On-site orientation provided. Call for interview (603)822-0220 or text anytime (603)662-6069.

MARINE MECHANIC WANTED Certification a plus Please contact Al at

SUMMIT Resort Now Hiring Part Time Front Desk Nights and Weekends a Must!! Please apply in person 177 Mentor Ave, Laconia

603-279-7921 or send resume to

EXPERIENCED REAL ESTATE PARALEGAL Full or part-time position. Candidate must have an extensive background in residential and/or commercial real estate closings from inception to completion. Excellent communication skills, organizational skills, and attention to detail required. Experience with WordPerfect, Excel, Outlook and closing software essential. Qualified applicants should Send resume to:

LACONIA DAILY SUN - BOX A 1127 Union Ave., #1, Laconia, NH 03246

TOTAL FLOOR CARE, TOTAL HOME CARE- Professional Floor sanding, refinishing. Repair: remodeling, painting, cleaning. 603-986-8235


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

Open Daily & Sun. Rt. 3 Tilton NH

VACATION HOME GILFORD Well maintained mobile home with many updates located next to Glendale Docks. (900 sq. ft. 3-bedbrooms, kitchen, living room, four season porch bathroom, 2 decks and small shed. Enjoy all the lakes region has to offer. $23,500. Frank 617-899-5731


Land $39,900 Lakes Region Land Bargains (Laconia/Belmont ) Lake Winnipesaukee area Beautiful lots ranging approx. 1 to 2+ acres. Paved road, underground utilities. Beautiful views. Close to many amenities, shopping, Tilton Outlet mall, restaurants, golf. Just 5 minutes to lake, many Marinas, and boat launches. No time frame to build. Just outside of Laconia. Financing Available, 20% down, 6.250 APR, over 240 months, or less. Payment of $233.90 monthly, Starting at $39,900. Call Bobby @ 603-664-5354 7 Days a week, 9am til 7pm. GILFORD: 1 1/4 acres of level & dry land, conveniently located just over the Laconia line, surveyed & soil tested, $79,900. Owner/broker, 524-1234.

Mobile Homes GILFORD Sargents Place, updated 52 ft doublewide, furnished, 2BR, 1 ba, mobile home only, $21,500. For more info Hill, NH 14X70, needs some work. $8,500. 520-6261

1989 Yamaha XT 350: On/Off $1300. 603-393-6309. 1999 Harley Davidson Dyna Wide Glide, 2 into 1 exhaust, excellent condition, only 6,086 miles. $6,200 call 528-5120.

2003 1800CC Honda Goldwing: Only 4,900 miles, hardly ever riden, looks brand new! Includes his/her speaker helmets, bike cover and more. Please leave message at 603-279-5208. Only $14,500. 2004 Suzuki Marauder VZ-1600. 6K miles, garaged. $5,000. 603-3871645 2008 Harley Davidson Heritage Soft Tail. Anniversary model, 3500 miles, excellent condition. $15,495. 603-930-5222. 2009 Harley Davidson 883 C Sportser 1,980 miles, detachable windshield and detachable passenger backrest. $6500 OBO No calls after 9pm please 524-7441.

Buy • Sell • Trade

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


English Instructor for Summer School Newfound Regional High School Applicant must be HQT in English Language Arts and be familiar with competency based education. Position runs from the beginning of July to late August for a period of six weeks, three and one-half hours M-F in the morning. Competitive salary. Resume and three letters of reference by June 24th to::

Michael O' Malley, Principal, Newfound Regional High School 150 Newfound Road, Bristol, NH 03222 or contact call 744-6006 ext. 104 EOE

Recreation Vehicles CLASS A Motorhome 1988 Allegro 28ft. 45K miles, self-contained, emaculate condition, $5500 603-524-4445. WINNEBAGO Vectra 31RQ: 26k miles, 7k generator, backup camera, Michelin tires, etc. WOW! $16,000. (603)968-4455.

Real Estate FOR Sale By Owner: 2-Bedroom 1.25 bath New England style House. Vinyl siding & windows, asphalt shingles, oil heat, stainless steel chimney lining. Across from playground. 180 Mechanic Street, Laconia. 524-8142.

New Hampton 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 5 acres, pond, views, HW floors, fireplace, appliances. Reduced to $299,000.

(603) 279-4271. New Hampton Village $129,000.00

PIPER ROOFING Quality Work Reasonable Rates Free Estimates Metal Roofs • Shingle Roofs

Our Customers Don!t get Soaked!

528-3531 Major credit cards accepted

Walk to New Hampton Prep from this 3-4 bedroom Vintage Cape. See detailed on-line drop box: Chuck Braxton, REALTOR, Roche Realty Group, Inc. 603-677-2154

Roommate Wanted ADULT person to share house in Laconia. $140/wk. includes everything. Pets okay. Female preferred. 603-455-8232

State Park seeking working foreman for maintenance activities of the park facilities. RV campground, swimming beach, picnic grounds. Duties to include buildings, grounds, outdoor amenities, plumbing, mechanical, RV hookup and pump monitoring.

Newfound Area School District

MOTORCYCLE Week Special 1979 Honda Twinstar CM185, 975 original miles, $1,495/ obo. Alton 603-875-0363.

SANDWICH home for sale, 3 bed room 2 bath, new kitchen, on one acre lot, $335,000. Call Guy 954-629-4161.

Maintenance Foreman

Please call Sandy at 485-2034



2002 American King V Motorcycle with 350 ci- 355 hp V-8 engine & softail suspension with less than 5,000 miles. $17,000 or reasonable offer or trade. Call Ralph (603)356-9026.

1999 Harley Davidson XLH 1200 Custom: 9k miles, mint condition, original owner, $8,000. Call 729-0137.


Strong maintenance background required, along with minimum three years facilities maintenance experience and supervisory experience. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.


The Town of Gilmanton, NH Full-time Firefighter/EMT The Town of Gilmanton Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the position of full-time Firefighter/EMT. This is a 48 hour work week with 4/12 hour days. The position responsibilities include but are not limited to; response to fire and medical emergencies, operating department apparatus, perform fire and life safety inspections, inspection and maintenance of department equipment, and the maintenance of Fire Department buildings and grounds.

MEREDITH Area Roommate Wanted: $500/month, everything included. Also dish TV in bedroom. Call 937-0478. TILTON, female, shared bath, common living/ kitchen, DSL/Dish/utilities included, pets? $100/ week. Call 603-286-3679.


Minimum qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent, possession of a valid State of NH CDL-B driver's license, Nationally Registered EMT (preference given to EMT-I or AEMT) must obtain EMT-I or AEMT status within one year of employment. Must have passed most recent NH State FF entrance examination or be currently employed as a fulltime firefighter in the State of NH. State of NH FF level II and current CPAT certified. Must pass pre employment physical. Salary range 15.75-16.53

HANDYMAN SERVICES Small Jobs Are My Speciality

Rick Drouin 520-5642 or 744-6277

Resumes accepted until 6/22/2012 Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to: Chief Paul J.Hempel III 1824 NH RT 140 Gilmanton IW, NH 03837


Boat, RV and Auto. Mobile detailing specialists. Reasonable

HARDWOOD Flooring- Dust Free Sanding. 25 years experience. Excellent references. Weiler Building Services 986-4045 Email:

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STUDENTS from page 20 lege of Agriculture and Life Sciences at the University of Vermont: Brittany J. Colbath of Gilford, received the American Society of Animal Science Award and Meagan E. DiVito of Alton, received the Blair Williams and Distinguished Undergraduate Research Awards. The following local students received a variety of bachelor’s degrees from the University of Vermont: Kelley H. Frick of Gilmanton received a Bachelor of Science Magna Cum Laude in Exercise and Movement Sciences, Jessica A. Dawson of Laconia,received a Bachelor of Arts in Women’s & Gender Studies, Ginnessa L. Vazquez of Laconia, received a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education K-6, Samantha L. Lagace of Gilford, received a Bachelor of Science in Professional Nursing, Hannah E. Rush of Gilford, received a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics Nutrition & Food Sciences, Jennifer L. Magoon of Tilton,received a Bachelor of Science in Middle Level Education, and Meagan E. DiVito of Alton, received a Bachelor of Science Cum Laude in Dietetics Nutrition & Food Sciences. Laurel MacPherson of Belmont has graduated from Wheaton College in Norton, Mass. with a



degree in Classics. The following students were named to the Dean’s List at the University of New Haven for the spring 2012 semester: Jennifer Cross of Tilton and Nathan Lacey of Moultonborough. The following local residents graduated from Saint Michael’s College: Nicole Marie Ainsworth of Meredith graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude degree in Political Science, Amy H. Blackey of Sanbornton graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry, Claire Regina Eisenberg of Moultonborough graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude degree in Music and Sociology and Anthropology, Kendra Sue Gravelle, of Moultonborough graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Media Studies & Digital Arts and Jacqueline Annette Tuthill,of Belmont graduated with a Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude degree in Mathematics and Economics. The following students graduated from Bryant University in Smithfield, RI: Marissa Donovan, of Belmont, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Accounting; Kyle Grenon, of Meredith, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Entrepreneurship; and Zachary Wilson, of Gilford, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Management.

Storage Space

Yard Sale

GARAGE in Gilford for rent. Large new building 10x40. Perfect storage for large boat or 2 cars 508-596-2600

BELMONT- First Baptist Church Yard Sale. Saturday, 8am-2pm, 47 Church St. Lots of great items plus hot dogs, chips, soda & face painting!

Yard Sale


Before Heading To The Weirs to get your Leather.... You need to stop here

Leather Yard Sale 126 Pease Rd. Meredith Halfway between Rte.104 & Parade Rd.

Wed-Sun 10-5 603-279-4234 Kero & Electric Lamps Shades • Supplies Glassware • Tools & Collectibles

Lamp Repair is our Specialty

Dock Repairs Fast & Affordable 877-528-4104

GILFORD, MULTI FAMILY 5 Springhill Circle. Saturday, June 16th, 8 am - 2 pm. Rain or shine.

Saturday 06/16 From 9am-2pm

114 Mile Hill Rd Belmont, NH 03220

BELMONT, neighborhood yard sale, Saturday June 16th, 8 am 3 pm. Route 140 to South Road, right on Tioga Drive. Furniture and household items.

LACONIA Bob & Trish!s Summer Yard Sale

LACONIA Inside Rain or shine, 30 South St. #1 Laconia. Friday June 15, Saturday June 16, 9am-3pm. TV, TV Cabinet, Clothes, Shoes, Dishes Plus More. LACONIA Multi-Family Yard SaleSaturday, 6/16 8am-noon. Toys, child!s bed, coffee table, end tables, children!s & women!s clothes, telescope, household items, collectibles, etc. 1131 N. Main St.

LACONIA- Multi-Family Yard Sale Saturday, 6/16 8am-4pm. 18 Lynnewood Rd. LAKEPORT MULTI-FAMILYSaturday, June 16th, 8am-2pm. 70 Belvedere St. Bureaus, tools, baby stuff, household items.


NEW Hampton Moving SaleSaturday, June 16, 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. 38 Mountain Vista Dr.


Seniors caring for seniors. Mature home care & companionship. Call 603-556-7817 or online at SHCCLR.COM

For all your yard needs. 524-4389 or 630-3511.

Sales & Park

Under New Ownership Lowest Prices Around!

Office Lots (603) 267-8182 Available See our homes at:

Park Rent - $390/Month 6 Scenic Drive, Belmont, NH

Looking to buy or sell real estate in NH’s Lakes Region?

Call RiCk Hagan!

22 Coventry Court, Laconia

Two Weekends 6/16 & 6/17 and 6/23 & 6/24 16 Lyman St. 9AM-3PM Antiques, Vitage Collectibles, household items, more!

LACONIA, 68 Edgewater Avenue, Saturday, June 19, 2012, 9 am - 2 pm. No early birds.

Openings, maintenance, equipment, liners, openings, 23 years. 603-785-8305.

Pine Gardens Manufactured Homes

97 Daniel Webster Hwy Meredith, NH (603) 279-7046

Nothing over $50.00 Most clothing to fit Ladies size 10, some Large /Tall Men also available Misc items also will be available

GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department still has tickets available to watch the Red Sox at Fenway Park this summer. Tickets are still available for trips scheduled for Tuesday, July 17 to watch the Red Sox play the Chicago White Sox and Friday, September 7 when the Blue Jays visit. Travel to and from each game will be provided aboard a coach company, luxury coach fully equipped with climate control, DVD video system and lavatory. These trips are limited to 53 participants each. For more information, call the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department at 527-4722.

Re a l t o r ® cell: (603) 630-5767

Jackets, gloves, helmets chaps, vests

BELMONT Moving Sale! Saturday 6/16 & Sunday 6/17. 10-2. 24 Lakewood Dr. South of Circle K. 1-1/4 mile on Rte. 106. No early birds.


Concord- Vendor Space Available for Flea Market & Antique Fair. July 28th Everett Arena. Call 648-2727

Red Sox bus trip tickets still available for July and September trips

Home Care

1988 Ritz Craft Doublewide

3-bedrooms, 2-baths, with oversized storage shed, pellet stove and 3 year old roof & electric hot water heater.


Call Ruth at 520-7088 for an appointment to view.

Pine Gardens Manufactured Homes Sales & Park

New Double Wide

2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, computer room, gas fireplace and covered entryway. Set up in park. F-12


See our homes at (603) 267-8182

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Chris Brown, girlfriend injured in brawl

NEW YORK (AP) — Singer Chris Brown, his girlfriend and his bodyguard were injured when a dance floor showdown with members of hip-hop star Drake’s entourage turned into a bottle-hurling brawl earl Thursday at a nightclub, police said. Brown tweeted a photo of himself with a cut chin, then removed it, as well as other messages about the fight, including epithets and taunts. A representative later released a statement saying the singer and model Karrueche Tran were victims of a “brutal attack.” A representative for Drake said the star was on his way out of the club when the altercation began.


88 North Rt 132, New Hampton, NH

“He did not engage in any activity which resulted in injury to person or damage to property,” the statement said. Witnesses told police that two men approached Brown’s table and asked him whether he had a problem with Drake, and he replied he did not. Later, as Brown was leaving the club, five men met blocked his way on the dance floor and started taking off their shirts and yelling, police said. At some point, bottles started flying. Chief NYPD spokesman Paul Browne said it’s not clear whether the bottles were tossed by members of either entourage, or if bar patrons eager to egg on a dispute started throwing them.

OPEN HOUSE Sunday 12 to 2 call Kevin 603-387-7463

Live in the Lakes Region? “Over 55” Land Lease Village Exit 23 off Rt 93 $159,995, gorgeous, ranch, 2 car garage , full basement.


“WHY” pay rent??? $799 a month and you’ll own your own Ranch home. $6,000 down 240 @ 6.5%. or $59,995

We don’t just list your property…we sell it!! 208 DW Highway, Meredith, NH 603-279-0079 423 Main Street, Laconia, NH 603-527-8200 WINNIPESAUKEE ACCESS for $39,900! An inexpensive way to enjoy the Lake. Cute little 2season condo has a kitchenette, great porch, and it’s right beside the pool overlooking the lake. Sandy beach, great location near shopping & restaurants. Sandy Price 520-0918 MINUTES TO SQUAM. Immaculate 2 BR, 2 bath mobile home on a quiet 1.75 acre lot minutes from pristine Squam Lake. Open floor plan, large master bath w/jacuzzi style tub, private rear deck. Also has a boat slip for sale on Little Squam!. $119,900 Dennis Potter 731-3551

WINNIPESAUKEE BOAT DOCK conveniently located on Paugus Bay. Protected slip, beach, club house, plenty of parking, and an investment you’ll use for years to come. $59,900 Chris Kelly 677-2182 ALMOST NEW 3 BR home on a large private lot at the end of a cul-de-sac. 2 car garage, private back deck, woodsy location, yet in town. Newly painted with 2 large baths and a full walkout basement for extra space. $194,900 Bob Gunter 387-8664

WONDERFUL YR-ROUND or seasonal home. Spacious condo with an open concept living area, LR hearth, and a quiet deck among the trees. Plenty of storage space, and an easy to get to location near the town Beach, Ellacoya State Park, and shopping. $225,000 Jim O’Leary 455-8195

SARGENT LAKE waterfront makes a great vacation or year-round home. Gorgeous home on 1/2+ acre with 100 ft of water front, great views, 1st floor master, fireplace, finished basement, and a 3 car garage. Dock, boat launch, beach, landscaped grounds & privacy. $345,000 Jane Angliss 630-5472

PRIVATE COUNTRY RETREAT. Well built 3 BR home on over 3 acres with mountain views, finished basement with wood stove, screen porch and a 2 minute walk to a private beach on clean, clear Bear Camp Pond. Create your own memories in this serene setting. $229,000 Roger Turgeon 717-4851

COMMERCIAL LAND. Possibly the last undeveloped lot on Rt. 25 in Meredith. 2+acres, for your home business or duplex housing. Nice knoll for a building site with privacy or exposure and an ideal location. Walk to all of Meredith’s amenities. $155,000 Steve Banks 387-660

Center Harbor Office 32 Whittier Hwy Center Harbor, NH 03226 (603) 253-4345

Laconia Office 348 Court St Laconia, NH 03246 (603) 524-2255

524-6565 Fax: 524-6810

E-mail: 61 Liscomb Circle, Gilford, NH 03249

VISIT OUR NEW WEBSITE AT: Meredith - $3,995,000

Magnificent Adirondack with 300’ of WF & a 2 bay boathouse with registered heliport above it. Awesome views! #4164230

Bob Williams / Danielle McIntosh 603-253-4345

Sanbornton $995,000

Outstanding country estate on over 38 AC w/ mature landscaping, rolling meadows & fenced paddocks. #4164112

Susan Bradley 581-2810

Gilford $240,000

3 BR, 2 1/2 BA home in great condition. Spacious livingroom w/ FP plus a large family room w/ FP. #4143648

Lorraine Bourgault 581-2828 or Shawn Bailey 581-2835

Meredith - $1,895,000

This gorgeous home has 13ac of pastures, stone walls & a pond. 155’ of WF, 40’ dock, perched beach & mtn. views. #4164209

Bob Williams / Danielle McIntosh 603-253-4345

Laconia $335,000

Beautiful, newer 3 BR Cape in Long Bay. A gated community w/ 2 beaches, tennis, pool, daydocking & more. #4163842

Kathleen Holoubek 581-2882

Laconia $89,900

A sparkling 2nd floor end unit at Meredith Bridge. Walk to Lake Winnipesaukee. Close to skiing. #4144545

Shawn Bailey 581-2835 or Lorraine Bourgault 581-2828

Welcome to our Beautiful Lakes Region!! Waterfront and Beach Rights!! Holderness - $1,250,000

57ac glorious retreat w/enveloping views of Mt. Percival, Mt. Morgan & a great 10ac pond & waterfall. Private & secluded. #4164080




A GREAT BUY ON BIRCHWOOD WAY In The Lakewood Beach Assoc!! Extensive Updates Just Completed.. Very Nice 8 Room Cape Offer 5 Bedrooms And 2 Full Baths!! Remodeled Kitchen W/new Appl’s, Lr W/brick Fireplace, Wonderful 14x12 Screen Porch And 2 Car Garage. Best Of All..Walk To Your Deeded 400’ Sandy Beach On Lake Winnisquam!! $219,000

NOTHING “OVERLOOKED” HERE!! Weirs Blvd … Decorated 2+ Bedrm, 2.5 Bath Condo W/attached 2 Car Garage. Lr W/ fireplace, 2 Decks, Pool And Tennis Courts. Plus>> Winnipesaukee Water Access W/day Docking And Possible Mooring. A Buy At $142,000

IN OUR REAL ESTATE LINGO “Www.” Translates To..Wonderful Winnipesaukee Waterfront!! 60 Of Sandy Level Shoreline With A Fantastic U-shaped Dock. Really Nice 3 Bedroom Home With A 2 Car Garage Under. Large Waterside Deck..Pull Up A Lounge Chair, Drop In Your Line And Wait For A Bite Because The Lawn Waters Itself!! All Your “Must Haves”!! $575,000




NEW TO THE WATERFRONT MARKET!! $308,000 Buys You 88’on Lake Winnipesaukee / Paugus Bay With A 24’ Private Dock!! Affordable Lakehouse To Get You And Your Family & Friends On The Big Lake!! 5 Bedrooms And 2 Bathrooms..Plenty Of Space For Everyone!! Two Waterside Enclosed Porches!! Smack Dab In All The Fun!!

NEWLY PRICED!!Directly Across The Street From The Windmill Shore Assoc Beach On Lake Opechee!! Meticulous 10 Room 3200 Sf Rambling Ranch With Tons Of Updates!! You’ll Spend Your Summers At The Beach Or Relaxing On Your Screened Porch. Beautiful Fireplaced Lr, New Windows And Roof..Hardwood Floors, Family Rm And Garage Under. Big Views!! $299,000

WINNISQUAM BEACH RIGHTS!! This Shore Dr Home Is Directly Across The Street From The Lakewood Beach… Open Concept, Hw Floors, Brick Fireplace, In Law Apt, Screen Porch And Garage.updated Furnace, Hot Water, Windows And Roof!! Step Out The Door And Onto The Sand!! $218,000

Kath Blake 603-253-4345

Laconia $327,000

Open airy custom built contemporary Cape w/ an eye to detail & quality upgrades throughout. #4163499

Judy McShane 581-2800

Gilford $67,000

A fantastic 1 Br garden style condo w/ 335’ sandy beach on beautiful Lake Winnipesaukee. #4146245

Shawn Bailey 581-2835 or Lorraine Bourgault 581-2828

©2010 Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. Coldwell Banker is a registered trademark licensed to Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. An Equal Opportunity Employer. Owned and operated by NRT, LLC

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The Laconia Daily Sun, June 15, 2012