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Search intensifies for missing Gilford man GILFORD — Local police and officers from the Department of Fish and Game continue to search for a Lake Shore Road man who has been missing since at least June 14. Police said Kevin H. King, 58, was last seen on June 9 and Kevin H. King was described as suffering from both dementia and depressionsee MiSSiNG page 8

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Almost 150 people required hospital treatment and close to 100 were arrested after rioters swept through downtown Vancouver following the Canucks’ loss to the Boston Bruins in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup final. Vancouver Coastal Health spokeswoman Anna Marie D’Angelo said Thursday that three stabbing victims had been admitted and a man was in critical condition with head injuries after a fall from a viaduct. Rioting and looting left cars burned, stores in shambles and windows shattered over a roughly 10-block radius of the city’s main shopping district. It was similar to the scene that erupted in 1994 following the Canucks’ Game 7 loss to see RIOTS page 24

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Weiner accepts consequences of sexting scandal, resigns NEW YORK (AP) — Defiant and combative no longer, New York Rep. Anthony Weiner soberly announced his resignation from Congress on Thursday, bowing to the furor caused by his sexually charged online dalliances with a former porn actress and other women. Democratic Party leaders, concerned that Weiner could weigh the party down in the 2012 elections, welcomed the announcement after days spent trying to coax, push and finally coerce the wayward 46-year-old into quitting. Known as brash, liberal and ambitious, Weiner had run for mayor of New York in 2005 and had been expected to do so again. He was in his seventh term in Congress.

At an appearance in Brooklyn that drew hecklers as well as supporters, Weiner apologized “for the personal mistakes I have made and the embarrassment I have caused,” particularly to his wife, Huma Abedin. Pregnant with the couple’s first child, she was absent as she had been 10 days ago when Weiner first admitted sending inappropriate messages and photos to women online — after earlier denying emphatically he had done so. In his brief farewell appearance, Weiner said he initially hoped the controversy would fade but then realized “the distraction that I have created has made that impossible.”

That conclusion echoed party officials who had become worried that the intense public focus on Weiner — and the Republican political rhetoric sure to follow — would complicate their campaign efforts in 2012. “Congressman Weiner exercised poor judgment in his actions and poor judgment in his reaction to the revelations,” House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said in a statement released moments after he spoke. “Today, he made the right judgment in resigning.” Weiner made his announcement at the same senior citizen center in Brooklyn where he announced his candidacy for the see WEINER page 11

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and Democrats on Thursday derided President Barack Obama’s claim that U.S. air attacks against Libya do not constitute hostilities and demanded that the commander in chief seek congressional approval for the 3-month-old military operation. In an escalating constitutional fight, House Speaker John Boehner threatened to withhold money for the mission, pitting a

Congress eager to exercise its power of the purse against a dug-in White House. The Ohio Republican signaled that the House could take action as early as next week. “The accumulated consequence of all this delay, confusion and obfuscation has been a wholesale revolt in Congress against the administration’s policy,” said Sen. John McCain, the top Republican on the Armed Services Committee who has

backed Obama’s actions against Libya. The administration, in a report it reluctantly gave to Congress on Wednesday, said that because the United States is in a supporting role in the NATO-led mission, American forces are not facing the hostilities that would require the president to seek such congressional consent under the War Powers Resolution. see LIBYA page 8

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Negotiators agree on $10-billion N.H. budget CONCORD (AP) — New Hampshire House and Senate negotiators agreed Thursday on a $10.3 billion budget for the two years beginning July 1 that includes a last minute deal to drop the cigarette tax a dime. Negotiations fell apart Wednesday night, but House and Senate leaders met privately on Thursday and hammered out a deal that gave the House the tax cut it wanted in exchange for the Senate getting its education funding plan and a bill to streamline the shoreland protections permitting process. Negotiators plan to sign off on the budget package Friday. It will be voted on next week. The package includes a companion bill that implements a number of policy changes, including the proposed shoreland regulation changes. The school funding plan is contained in a separate bill. The Senate had resisted dropping the cigarette tax from $1.78 per pack to $1.68 cents and had voted 13-11 on June 2 to kill a House proposal to cut the tax rate. But House Speaker William O’Brien renewed the push for the cut Wednesday night. O’Brien and other supporters argue it will spur business along New Hampshire’s borders. Supporters point to a New Hampshire Grocers Association study that said a tax cut would increase tax revenue because it would increase cross-border sales. Opponents argued the state would lose money it could ill afford to lose when spending on services was being cut. The proposal adopted by negotiators puts the cut in place for the next two years so long as revenue from the levy doesn’t drop below receipts for the two years ending June 30. “New Hampshire legislators have delivered a victory to the tobacco industry at the expense of the state’s kids and taxpayers by agreeing to a budget that cuts the state cigarette tax by 10 cents per pack,” said Matthew Myers, president of Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. “If this cigarette tax cut is enacted, more New Hamp-

shire kids will start to smoke, more New Hampshire residents will die from smoking and New Hampshire taxpayers will pay the bill for higher tobacco-related health care costs.” The House had set an overall limit on what it would spend of $4.4 billion from state taxes on state operations and school aid. The compromise spends $2 million less than that limit, said Senate Finance Chairman Chuck Morse, R-Salem. He said the budget spends 11 percent less than the current budget. “It lives within our means, reduces spending, reforms state government, does not raise any taxes or fees,” he said. “I think it’s going to be tight out there, but I believe we’re going to provide the services we need to provide.” State Rep. Lynne Ober, a Republican negotiator from Hudson, noted that negotiators took great care to ensure property taxpayers would not pay more because the state is ending its subsidy for local public pension costs. The budget package shifts those costs onto employees instead. Colin Manning, spokesman for Democratic Gov. John Lynch, said Lynch has not decided if he will sign or veto the package. “We understand given the difficult financial times we are in that tough choices will have to be made” said Manning. “The governor does have some concerns which include the cuts to higher education, public safety and the safety net for our most vulnerable citizens and the ability of state government to perform core functions.” Lynch’s recommended budget cut spending about 5 percent for most agencies. The major exception was the Department of Corrections, which would get a 2 percent increase under the compromise but that is $13 million below the amount recommended by Lynch. Big losers would be college students and hospisee BUDGET page 12 CUSTOM HOMES • RENOVATIONS • INSURANCE REPAIRS




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Weiner lacks the skillz to pay the billz “There is life after Congress for Anthony Weiner,” New York Democratic Rep. Nita Lowey grimly assured reporters on Thursday before his resignation announcement. But Weiner’s life has been nothing but Congress. Nothing but government. Nothing but taxpayersubsidized self-perpetuation. In other words: the life of a pathetic public leech. Amid vulgar heckling brought on by his own reckless behavior and smug jokes, Weiner told reporters at his three-ring press conference that there is “no higher honor in a democracy” than to be an elected representative. But like legions of entrenched swamp creatures, he’s lost sight of the simple proposition that serving in Congress should remain a temporary calling, not a lifelong career. Last year, the now-jobless Weiner joked on former roommate Jon Stewart’s cable comedy show that he didn’t “have a lot of marketable skills.” It’s one of Weiner’s rare truthful utterances over the past year. A protege of fossilized New York Sen. Charles Schumer, Weiner has spent the past 20 years in politics — straight out of college to the present. Through seven consecutive congressional terms, he has stridently advocated job-killing policies in the name of the working class, about which this ruling-class elitist knows nothing. Potomac Fever is a bipartisan disease, of course. And the Founding Fathers were rightly concerned about its corrupting consequences. At Virginia’s ratifying convention in 1788, George Mason made the case for a citizen legislature grounded in reality: “Nothing so strongly impels a man to regard the interest of his constituents, as the certainty of returning to the general mass of the people, from whence he was taken, where he must participate in their burdens.” But make no mistake: Weiner has no plans of toiling among the masses. This week’s resignation speech sounded like a future campaign kick-off: “I’ll be looking for other ways to contribute my talents,” he signaled, “so that we live up to that most New York and

American of ideals. The ideal that a family, a community and, ultimately, a country is the one thing that unites us. The one thing that we’re all focused on. With God’s help and with hard work, we will all be successful.” How, exactly, is a serial liar who antagonized his own liberal media allies by calling them “jackasses,” who countenanced libelous attacks on conservative bloggers and who threw his own family under the bus to save his political hide in a position to “unite” us all? And what, pray tell, are these “talents” of which he speaks? A lucky beneficiary of the New York Democratic political machinery, Weiner has no law degree. He has no business background. No private-sector proficiencies to pay the bills. And no hands-on experience — other than the R-rated kind, that is. When not anchored to Twitter scoping out fawning young groupies or snapping BlackBerry photos of himself at the House gym, Weiner served faithfully as one of liberalism’s loudest mouths opposing entitlement and debt reform. Meanwhile, he locked in his public pension and racked up hefty private credit-card bills. (Financial disclosure forms show he owes some $15,000 on an annual salary of less than $200,000.) He married another career political servant, Clinton intimate Huma Abedin, who has worked in government since taking on a White House internship in 1996. Now, they are expecting a child — and he is counting on the Beltway/ Big Apple revolving door to put food on the table. History, alas, is on his side. The incumbency racket eternally rewards big spenders and big redistributors of collective wealth. Among all the other sordid lessons Weiner-gate has taught us, it has reminded us that the progressive notion of “public service” is really private-job protectionism on the public’s dime. (Syndicated columnist Michelle Malkin is the daughter of Filipino Immigrants. She was born in Philadelphia, raised in southern New Jersey and now lives with her husband and daughter in Maryland. Her weekly column is carried by more than 100 newspapers.)

A lot of people working in Gilford schools aren’t doing their jobs To the editor, I have to admit that I’m not surprised that the Gilford School District and the Gilford Elementary School have failed to make AYP for two consecutive years and have therefore been added to the District and School In Need of Improvement lists. It wasn’t that long ago that GES was

the top school in New Hampshire and the whole district was something to be proud of. I don’t know for sure but I seriously think that there are a lot of people working for the Gilford School District who aren’t doing their jobs. Jamie Tinsley Gilford

LETTERS If you’ve issues with your dad, address them while there’s time To the editor, Billy Cunningham, 63-year-old talk radio host recounted a gut wrenching story during his broadcast last Sunday night. His father was an alcoholic who ended up abandoning Billy, his mom and three siblings when he was 12 years old. Fast forward 15 years to when Billy was 27, recently married and a new dad himself. His father, who he had not heard from at all in those 15 years, called him requesting to see him and told him he was dying of cancer and only had a month or two to live. He basically told his dad that since he had not been there for him, he wanted nothing to do with him during his dying days and hung up. Fast forward many years later as Billy became a famous personality. People came out of the woodwork to tell Billy about their relationship with his father. His father, a marine and World War II veteran had been involved in the battles of Iwo Jima and Guadalcanal. They told him: your dad as a young man serving his country for the first time, had to kill other human beings and had to endure the agony of watching many of his buddies die bloody, horrible deaths. Back then, the VA had no mental health programs, no psychological counseling and post traumatic stress disorder was an unknown entity. They told Billy that it just tore his father

up inside. He was sucked into an emotional vortex of torture to which there was no escaping and he turned to the bottle to gain relief from the intense, unrelenting mental anguish and pain. Billy informed all of us that every father’s day, he now deals with the pangs of guilt and remorse for not being there for his dad in his time of need. He does not excuse his dad’s behavior in abandoning a family that desperately needed his love and financial support. But, it does give a level of understanding to that behavior, that had he known, would have given him some measure of relief from the pain and hurt that he had carried for all those years. It may also have afforded him the necessary insight to handle that very difficult phone call in a more compassionate and reasoned way. Billy was using his own personal journey to implore all who have issues with their dads to address them and make amends while there is still time. Mr. Cunningham’s heart rendering story should be enough to motivate most anyone to reflect on the woulda, coulda, shoulda’s with respect to their relationship with their dads. If this letter prompts just one person to pick up the phone and reach out to a mom or dad they have been estranged with, then this retelling will have been well worth it. Russ Wiles Tilton

I don’t want to live in a world without distracting political porn To the editor, Please stop Anna! Don’t take my technology away! Just when I thought texting my junk to the whole world was finally socially acceptable, you want to come rain on my parade. Don’t you dare start taking shots at a dear friend and amateur pornographer. That man is a true American. Mr. Weiner has a ridiculously high paying job, commands respect everywhere he goes, women seem to think he’s attractive (???), and he has a smoking-hot wife. Mr. Weiner, 4 — rest of the world, zero. And like a true capitalist, the Weiner wants more! The hard working politician is taking time out of his busy schedule upgrading America to

have time to Polaroid his private parts and have them carrier pigeoned to perky and willing teenage girls, Anna. With a face like a clean shaven Borat, who wouldn’t love a little eye raping from that high ranking public official now and then. A world without political pornography to distract me from issues that impact my life is not a world I want to live in. Time to rethink your position, Anna. Without technology, how am I ever going to blame my actions on inanimate object? I am however looking forward next spin on how God hates us all. Good to finally hear from a fellow tinfoil helmet wearing follower of the apocalypse. Keep up the coalition for reason. John Murphy

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LETTERS We’re not electing emperor of the world, just a U.S. president To the editor, Did you ever have one of those “aha” moments when you thought that’s what happened? While listening to the Republican debate it came to me that the stage was filled with people who had all come to the same conclusion. Mr. Obama has to be defeated. They seemed to share that conviction to the point that it became apparent that they, as a group, were more intent on Obama’s defeat than they were on tearing each other up in advancing their own agenda. The debate was interesting less for the content of the debate than for the unity of purpose demonstrated. The opposition party sent a clear message that whoever the winner of their primary process is; that person will have unified support from all the component parts of the process. I expected to hear the participants debate the topics of the day and they did. The participants did not agree on the how or the priorities. I expected to hear them discuss their own perception of better courses of action and they did. They all had ideas and plans of action. That was a change from past debates. No candidate argued for change for change sake or took a position without a reasoned action plan. The debate was annoying in its format. The moderator wanted the candidates to answer all questions with one liners. Admirable as that goal is; it did not work. The candidates declined to accept slanted gotcha questions without taking the time to point out the fallacy underlying the premise of the question and there was too much talk over and interrupting. This result should have been expected. The exchange did provide a platform to view the candidates. Each received the opportunity to express

him or herself on topics of the day. The format was open to skewing in terms of time, topic and presentation. Some candidates got soft questions to deal with and others got attack style questions. There was an adversarial quality to some exchanges and a collegial quality to others. It almost slipped into the infomercial realm. The point that most struck me was the assertion that America seems to have feckless policies in several areas such as fiscal, energy, social and foreign policy. The word, feckless, means: weak, ineffective, worthless and irresponsible. The participants all had examples intended to illustrate the point. There are many areas where it can be shown that America is not better off today than it was before the last election. Illustrated out but not specifically stated is the progressive position that the world is a better place because of the actions of America. The counter point seems to be that the presidency of the United States is the leadership position for America. The election is not for emperor of the world or the head of the world’s police force or bank; rather it is for the person most able to lead America to a better future. Our decision is and should have been; who to elect to improve the lot of the people of America. It is tertiary consideration how that impacts the remainder of the world. The ground is fertile for discussing if or how America will improve conditions for its citizens. Even for those not politically inclined this election may be one of the more entertaining and important ones since Dwight Eisenhower won in the 1950s. Vote early. Vote often. Marc Abear Meredith

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The professor is apparently for the U.N., P.C, Galileo and tenure To the editor, Are you concerned yet? In his column on June 13, Professor Sandy claimed he was using “hyperbole” to make his point. While some hyperbole may have been used, it was more a combination of a self-indulgent pity party and an expression of his personal creed. The pity party is that the professor strongly objects to anyone suggesting our plummeting education results might in any way be the fault of the teaching profession or, how those results might get turned around. It doesn’t matter that benefactors have willingly contributed hundreds of millions and, in some cases, billions of dollars to help improve the system. In the professor’s view, what can those eminently successful people know about education? As to his personal creed, the professor exposed himself when he listed all the things he was against — God,

country, businesses, the American flag, the Pledge of Allegiance, school uniforms for children, prayer, the military, our sovereignty, corporal punishment, anchored desks, creationism, school vouchers, competition, guns, the NRA, merit pay, God driving a Cadillac, and more. Of course, to show that he is balanced, the professor indicates his admiration for the United Nations, political correctness, Galileo, and tenure. About a month ago, the professor was given an award by Plymouth State University for being an outstanding teacher. While he may be complimented for that achievement, given the nature of what he has written, I have to wonder, if he is the university’s paradigm for excellence, what does that say about the rest of the faculty? If you’re not concerned, you’re not paying attention. Bob Meade Laconia


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To the editor, In his (June 14) column, “Dream School” Professor Sandy lathers ridicule all over a host of parents who may have asked for their children to have been better educated. Professor Sandy teaches teachers, at a school whose (one time and maybe still) primary business was to turn out teachers, when teaching the “Three R’s” (reading, writing and “rithmatic”) was the goal of teaching. Fifty years ago or more, “Plymouth” did well in turning out teachers, as did most “normal” schools. In those days of 50 years ago, a high school diploma was an automatic admission to college and to college level courses. That has all changed to now to teachers teaching social studies, etc. Today’s

high school graduates do so poorly in the “Three R’s” that all of them who wish to attend college have to take special placement tests before they can even enter, for example, a standard freshman mathematics class in college. The big problem today is that Professor Sandy’s students, when they get to be teachers, no longer teach the three “R’s” anywhere nearly as well as teachers used to, and society pays and pays and pays; millions and millions and millions of dollars for that decline in teaching. Ridicule is a powerful weapon, and Professor Sandy uses it well. Even so, today’s high school graduates do not have a diploma that automatically admits them to college classes. Rep. Bob Kingsbury Laconia

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Kevin Sullivan started working for Melnick’s Shoe Store as a 14 year-old, then owned the shop on Main Street for nearly 30 years before selling to Bootlegger’s. Sullivan will discuss the store’s history at an event on June 20 at the Laconia Public Library. (Laconia Daily Sun photo/Adam Drapcho)

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LACONIA — Kevin Sullivan was hired at Melnick’s shoe store in 1969 at the age of 14. He was brought on as a stock boy, as extra help to shuffle inventory while the store and the rest of downtown underwent the “urban renewal” of the late 1960s and early 1970s, a project that re-thought and rebuilt much of the city’s business core. Sullivan worked for Sam Melnick and his son Mike for seven years. In 1979, he bought the business and operated the store for nearly 30 years, selling the business to Bootlegger’s in 2007. As part of the Laconia Historical and Museum Society’s current “Merchandising Main Street” exhibit, Sullivan will discuss his experience as a Main Street vendor on June 20 at the Laconia Public Library. His talk is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. “When I bought it, it was what you might imagine as a good, old-fashioned shoe store,” said Sullivan. “All we sold was shoes and hand bags.” That all changed, though, as Sullivan’s tenure saw the footwear market, both locally and globally, transition away from the

“good, old-fashioned” way of selling and buying shoes. “When I came in, I was one of the first Nike dealers in the area,” Sullivan said. His career as a shoe seller saw the advent of what he called the “sneaker revolution,” when athletic shoes grabbed the attention of shoe buyers. Sullivan remembers the “revolution” started with “Jox” shoes made by Thom Mcan. Nike was next to catch fire, when Melnick’s started carrying the brand, Sullivan said, the company only made a handful of shoes. “Through every decade, they are always things that just exploded. I was real good at catching that wave,” said Sullivan. By attending trade shows and carefully watching his inventory, Sullivan was successfully able to have the popular shoe of the moment in stock by the time the craze hit. “It was very fulfilling to jump on a product line and watch it explode. That was the fun of the business.” There was one relatively recent exception to Sullivan’s prescience, though. He recalls first seeing Crocs see next page

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“We’re part of an effort to drop bombs on Gadhafi’s compound. It doesn’t pass the straight-face test, in my view, that we’re not in the midst of hostilities.” Sen. Jim Webb, D-Va., a combat veteran and member of the Armed Services Committee, scoffed at the notion. “Spending a billion dollars and dropping bombs on people sounds like hostilities to me,” Webb said in an interview. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., called the claims “really totally bizarre.” Rep. Tom Rooney, R-Fla., said telling Congress and Americans “that this is not a war insults our intelligence. I won’t stand for it and neither will my constituents.” The White House pushed back, singling out Boehner and saying he has not always demanded that presidents abide by the War Powers Resolution. White House spokesman Jay Carney said Boehner’s views “stand in contrast to the views he expressed in 1999 when he called the War Powers Act ‘constitutionally suspect’ and warned Congress to ‘resist the temptation to take any action that would do further damage to the institution of the presidency.” Boehner’s spokesman, Brendan Buck, dismissed Carney’s reference to a “decade-old statement.” “As speaker, it is Boehner’s responsibility to see that the law is followed, whether or not he agrees with it,” Buck said. The White House response has complicated efforts for several Democrats and Republicans urging their colleagues to hold off on any action that could fold and stopped carrying ladies’ dress shoes. He also “jumped on” New Balance shoes, which had a range of width sizes as well as lengths. “That’s where my full-service gave me an advantage.” In February of 2007, Sullivan sold the store to Bootlegger’s, an opportunity he couldn’t turn down. “It was probably a little sooner than I wanted to sell it, but not by much,” he said. Sullivan now works as a commercial real estate agent. From his viewpoint, Sullivan said those who foretell the death of downtown are mistaken. “Main Street is a very cyclical location,” he said. The recession of the late 1980s and early 1990s “was tough times,” he said, and many storefronts closed. “We went back to full occupancy in 1994.” “Right now, Main Street is coming back from the lowest point I can recall,” Sullivan said, referring to the many “holes” or vacant storefronts until recently speckled downtown. However, signs of the up-swing are readily apparent, such as the antique center moving into the former Bloom’s Variety space, something stirring with the near complete makeover of the Sundial Shop building and a committee looking into a revitalization of the Colonial Theater. “There’s going to be action,” he said, and like a shoe seller reviewing his inventory, added, “all of a sudden, we don’t have many holes.”

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Stephanie Pryor was a member of the National Honor Society, Tri-M Music, and the World Language Club. The vice president of student council, she is a two-sport athlete who played volleyball and tennis who also tutors in Japanese language and saxophone. She plans to attend Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, working to fulfill her pre-med requirements. Tyler Finethy will attend the University of New Hampshire and major in biochemistry. A skier, tennis player and golfer, Finethy excels a math, was a Granite State Scholar and participated in a number of Drama Club activities. Joshua Dixon-Snell is a member of the concert band and plays guitar and percussion. He will attend Gordon College in Massachusetts and hasn’t yet chosen his major. Courtney Bennett of Barnstead plays tennis, volleyball and was a member of the varsity track and field team. She is a distance runner who participates in road races ranging from 5K to the half marathon. She was the Prospect mountain student representative to the school board. Bennett will attend Saint Anselm College as an Environmental Science major. Graduation exercises for the class of 2011 will be held on Friday evening at 6 p.m.

JUA from page one than two years of controversy and litigation stemming from Lynch’s effort to transfer $110-million from the JUA to the general fund to balance the 2009-2011 state budget. The policyholders contested the state’s claim to the funds, to which they insisted they were entitled, and ultimately the New Hampshire Supreme Court ruled in their favor. In a prepared statement, Lynch called Senate Bill 170 a “simplistic solution to a complex problem,” warning that distributing the funds to policyholders could trigger a federal tax liability that “may undermine the role of the JUA and impact the continued provision of certain medical services in New Hampshire.” For the first time in commenting on the issue the governor refrained from reiterating the state’s right to the money and questioning the ruling of the justices. The bill carried the Senate by 23 to one, with Senator Lou D’Allesandro (D-Manchester) the lone dissenter, and the House by a voice vote, sending a clear signal to Lynch that a veto would be in vain. “You’ve made my day,” said Henry Lipman, senior vice president and chief financial officer of LRGHealth-

care, who played a leading role in both the litigation and legislation, on learning that the bill would become law. “In light of the challenges the budget has presented us with,” he continued, “this is a bright spot.” Noting that LRGH paid annual premiums of more than $1-million to the JUA, Lipman emphasized that “if we paid excess premiums, the return of that money will be reinvested in the medical community to further our mission of providing health care.” Finally, he remarked that the success of the litigation and legislation “reaffirmed respect for private property rights.” The bill requires the JUA to calculate its surplus beyond the funds necessary “to remain actuarially sound,” which shall not be less than $110-million, the amount to which the state initially laid claim. Within 60 days of the effective date of the legislation, the surplus, save for $25-million held in reserve against any federal tax liability, would be placed in the hands of Merrimack County Superior Court, where the claims of policyholders would be adjudicated. Any distribution to policyholders would be subject to a claim by the JUA to satisfy any tax liabilities above $25-million. see next page


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WEINER from page 2 New York city council in 1992. He declined to answer questions, leaving unaddressed whether he envisioned his resignation as the end of a once-promising political career — or merely a painful pause of uncertain duration. “Now I’ll be looking for other ways to contribute my talents so that we live up to that most New York and American of ideals,” he said. Nor did he explain his presence in New York, several days after issuing a statement that said he was seeking treatment. Other Democrats said he had left the city to do so. He had succeeded his mentor, Sen. Chuck Schumer, who vacated the seat to run for the Senate. The senator, one of a few prominent Democratic leaders who did not call for Weiner’s resignation, issued a statement saying the congressman “has served his community, city and country well for over two decades.” Weiner’s departure marks the end of a bizarre period born of the New Yorker’s use of social media such as Twitter and Facebook. His problems began on May 28 when a website run by conservative commentator Andrew Breitbart posted a lewd photograph of an underwear-clad crotch and said it had been sent from Weiner’s Twitter account to a Seattle woman. And as the scandalous chapter neared its conclusion, a former pornography actress who exchanged emails and messages over Twitter with him said Wednesday at a news conference he had asked her to lie about their interactions. Ginger Lee said she and Weiner exchanged about 100 emails between March and June after Lee posted a supportive statement about the congressman on her blog. He then contacted her on Twitter, Lee said. They mostly discussed politics, but he would often turn the conversation to sex, she said. “’I have wardrobe demands, too. I need to highlight my package,’” Weiner wrote Lee, in an email read aloud at the news conference by Lee’s attorney. Weiner’s initial reaction after the first photo became public more than two weeks ago was to lie, and he did so repeatedly, saying his Twitter account had been hacked. But he pointedly did not report the incident to law from preceding page Attorney Kevin Fitzgerald, who represents the policyholders, said that the next steps are to resolve any outstanding tax liabilities with the United States Internal Revenue Service and develop a methodology acceptable to the court for distributing the surplus funds among policyholders. — Michael Kitch

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enforcement — a step that could have opened him to charges of far more serious wrongdoing. Nor were his public denials persuasive, especially when he told one interviewer he could not “say with certitude” that he wasn’t the faceless man in the underwear photo. His eventual confession triggered a tabloid-style frenzy in print and online that only grew more pronounced a few days later when an X-rated photo surfaced on a website. After initially calling for a House ethics investigation, Pelosi ramped up the pressure on Saturday when she joined with Israel and Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida, leader of the Democratic National Committee, in calling on Weiner to step down. President Barack Obama added to the pressure two days later, saying if he were in Weiner’s situation, he would resign.


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58 S NUMBER The dawn of an idyllic summer morning on Piper’s Point Road in Alton belied the fact that this home, valued at nearly $2-million, had been gutted by fire during the night. (Karen Bobotas/for The Laconia Daily Sun.)

FIRE from page one believes the firefighter was treated and released. He said the blaze was brought under control at 2:05 a.m. and firefighters remained on the scene until 6:05 a.m. The N.H. State Fire Marshal’s Office was called but Brown said it didn’t initially appear “there was anything out of the ordinary,” but no official cause has been determined. The on line town assessing records list the owner as Kristen A Gurall of Sanibel, Fla. The house was assessed at $1.864-million and tax records indicate it had a wine cellar and a jet pool.


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BUDGET from page 3 tals. The House had made deep cuts to state aid to the University System of New Hampshire and the Senate cut their aid even more to provide scholarships for private college students. The compromise restored about $2 million to the system, but the aid level will mean layoffs and tuition rate increases. The compromise also included deep cuts to payments to hospitals, especially in reimbursements for caring for the poor. Cuts in state aid mean hospitals also lose matching federal funding. The New Hampshire Hospital Association immediately called upon Lynch to veto the budget. “It will increase the cost of health insurance for businesses and individuals threaten the availability of essential health care services that our communities depend on, and result in the loss of jobs and economic stability,” said association president Steve Ahnen.

House and Senate Republican leaders had promised to write budgets that did not raise fees or taxes, which meant deep cuts had to be made. Perhaps 500 state workers will be laid off as a result. The final number wasn’t clear because some cuts to agency budgets give managers flexibility in how they achieve a given dollar amount of savings. The compromise includes money restored by the Senate that the House had cut for services for the mentally ill and disabled. The Senate also had added money not in the governor’s budget for services for disabled residents on a waiting list. The compromise includes the wait list funding. The budget partially restored funding for services for youth with behavioral problems. About 90 youth with the most severe problems will receive services.

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Regional sewer system officials convinced UV treatment plan was way to go FRANKLIN — At its June 8 meeting, the Winnipesaukee River Basin Program (WRBP) Advisory Board voted 8 to 2 in favor of proceeding with the Ultraviolet (UV) Disinfection/Plant Water/SCADA Improvements Project at the Franklin Wastewater Treatment Plant as recommended by the Department of Environmental Services (DES), which owns and operates the facility on behalf 10 Lakes Region communities. Paul Moynihan, Advisory Board Chairman and Laconia Director of Public Works stated “I’m convinced, as was the majority of the Advisory Board, that the project need, the choice of technology (UV), the excellent bids received and the “one-time” availability of over $ 1.2-million in project grants have coincided to make this the best long-term choice for the treatment plant and for our communities at this time.” Harry Stewart, DES Water Division Director, recommended this project to the Board as “a good long term investment for the communities that will serve to upgrade critical components of the WRBP treatment plant to extend the plant life, ensure effective treatment plant operation for the long term and ensure compliance with federal discharge permit requirements.” Due to the current unique favorable bidding climate, the low bid for construction received from Penta Corporation of Moultonborough, New Hampshire, was well below the engineer’s estimates. The actual costs to the communities have also been reduced by $1,216,000 due to two, one-time federal funding sources for the UV disinfection system making the total project cost including engineering services and construction contingency $5,993,000. The cost to the communities is about $2.6-million less than the engineer’s estimate due to the combination of favorable bid climate and federal grants and loan forgiveness. Future projects for the treatment plant, sewer interceptors and pump stations will be prioritized and scheduled using a system being developed by

the Advisory Board’s Capital Improvements Program (CIP) Subcommittee. Brian Sullivan, CIP Subcommittee Chairman and Franklin’s Director of Municipal Works, indicated that “the WRBP Advisory Board’s CIP Subcommittee is working with DES staff to identify and prioritize short and longterm capital projects. Our goal is to ensure that necessary projects occur in an affordable and timely manner. Although this latest UV project is one of the most expensive and larger projects for the wastewater treatment plant in recent years, other projects will need to be accomplished over time due to the age of these facilities to ensure effective system operation and federal permit compliance. It is important for the public and rate payer to understand the need to replace infrastructure that is at the end of its useful life. Without doing this, public health and the quality of life we all enjoy in the Lakes Region will be compromised. ” Only one other capital project is currently scheduled for the near future, the installation of meters in the large interceptor sewers as part of a study to more accurately understand the actual wastewater flows from each community to ensure accurate and fair cost allocation. DES and the communities are also working on other initiatives to ensure and improve program efficiency as well as ways to better inform, educate, and communicate with local government officials and the individual sewer customers. Moynihan further indicated that “these initiatives will collectively ensure that the WRBP will continue to improve on the already outstanding service provided to Lakes Region communities to keep our environment clean and promote a strong economy.” The Winnipesaukee River Basin Program is the state owned sewer system constructed in the late 1970s and 1980s that serves over 38,000 people in portions of 10 Lakes Region Communities. These facilities include a wastewater treatment plant located in Franklin, approximately 65 miles of interceptor sewers, and 14 pump stations.

Buchholz has to retire early but Red Sox beat Rays, 4-2 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Adrian Gonzalez homered and David Ortiz, Darnell McDonald and Dustin Pedroia drove in runs to back starter Clay Buchholz and lead the Boston Red Sox to a 4-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday night. The win was the 11th in 12 games for the AL East leaders, who concluded a 10-day, nine-game trip with an 8-1 record — Boston’s best mark on a trip of

at least nine games since 1977. The Red Sox retained a 1½-game lead over the New York Yankees in the division and dropped the third-place Rays 5½ off the pace by rebounding from losing the opener of the three-game series to win the final two. Buchholz (6-3) allowed one run and two hits in see RED SOX page 24

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Paquette of the NH Veterans Home Tilton, NH; Richard P. Paquette and his wife, Jean, of Franklin, NH; Joseph R. Paquette of Cordele, GA; F. André Paquette and his wife, Margaret, of Laconia, NH; Ernest A. Paquette of Ashland; NH, Raymond M. R. Paquette and his wife, Dorothy, of Hebron, CT; and two sisters: Lorette Thibeault and her husband, Ronald, and Paula Paquette of West Franklin, NH; sisters-in-law, Annette Paquette of Tilton, Celine Larochelle of Manchester, and Alice Paquette of Sanford, ME. By In addition to his parents, Mr. Paquette was predeceased by three sisters: Helene Brousseau, Ann Larochelle, Marie Julie Paquette, and one brother, Rene Paquette. Services for Mr. Paquette were held on June 2, 2011 at Thomas Memorial Baptist Church with burial in Sunset Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Assn., 2711 Middleburg Drive, Suite 311, Columbia, SC 29204.

Carole (Howe) St. Jacques, 73 GILFORD — Carole St. Jacques (Howe), 73 of Gilford, New Hampshire died at her home on June 14, 2011 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was cared for and comforted in the final stages of her life by family, friends and the wonderful caregivers and nurses of Hospice. Raised in Meredith, Carole was the 7th of 8 children born to Oliver and Mildred (Sawyer) Howe. She graduated from InterLakes High School where she played girl’s basketball. In 1959, Carole married her beloved husband, Kenneth, and enjoyed 50 years together before his death in 2010. They lived most of their lives in the Lakes Region. After a brief retirement in Florida where she played golf and enjoyed the sunshine, she and Ken moved back to New Hampshire to be near family and friends. Family was the most important aspect of Carole’s life. She was always proud and supportive of her children, Torrie Whitcher and Ernie St. Jacques, both of Gilford. Carole had a special place in her heart for her cherished granddaughter, Bristol Whitcher, who brought such joy to her life. Carole had a lifelong passion for gardening. She not only grew her own vegetables and berries, but made pickles and jams that she generously shared with family and friends. She also enjoyed knitting

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Alan D. Ashley, 78

GILFORD — Alan D. Ashley, 78, of 8 Dockham Shore Drive, died at his home on Thursday, June 9, 2011. Mr. Ashley was born May 14, 1933 in Gloversville, New York, the son of Edwin and Opal (Shank) Ashley. He served in the US Marine Corps. and had been employed as a chief test pilot for Kaman Aerospace. During his time with Kaman, Alan was involved with almost every flight test and development program, such as for the NAVY HUK-1 and the HU2K-1, the Air Force H43, the SH-2G and the K-MAX. He was a member of the Society of Experimental Test Pilots and the American Legion. He was an avid woodworker and an antique car tinkerer. He was predeceased by one brother, Jerome Ashley, and one sister, Mary Parnitzke. Survivors include his wife, Carol

(Fulkerson) Ashley, of Gilford; two sons, Drew Ashley and his wife, Jerry, of West Suffield, CT and Dean Ashley of West Suffield, CT, one daughter, Allison Bergstrom, and her husband, David, of Anaheim, CA and two grandchildren, Dylan Bergstrom and Ashley Bergstrom, both of Anaheim, CA. There will be no calling hours. Funeral services will be privately held at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery, Boscawen, N.H. For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to a charity of your choice. Wilkinson-Beane-SimoneauPaquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to .

Registration underway for Lakes Region Youth Flag Football’s fall 2011 season

MEREDITH — Registration is now underway for Lakes Region Youth Flag Football’s fall 2011 season. The League is open to all youths in the Lakes Region area between the ages of 5 — 15, with four age divisions: ages 5 — 6 co-ed teams; ages 6 —8 co-ed teams; ages 9 — 11 co-ed teams; ages 12 —15 co-ed teams. Flag Football is a non-contact sport played five-on-five. No equipment is required to play. Girls are encouraged to join. The LRFFL is a National Football League-sponsored youth flag football league. The six-week season runs from early September when tryouts

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ARIES (March 21-April 19). You are difficult to predict, and that is precisely why so many people are watching you now. Even you are not so sure what your next move will be, but it’s certain to be exciting. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Your emotional state will have a profound effect on your social interactions. So before you leave the house, take time to center yourself and slip into a fantastic mood. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You present yourself in such a way that many will want to buy what you are selling. This probably isn’t about moving hard goods. Rather, it’s a certain attitude you exude that people find highly contagious. CANCER (June 22-July 22). Avoid clashes. Be careful about what software you add to your computer, because it could conflict with what is already working quite well. Similarly, be careful about adding new people to your social circle. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You don’t always have to stand out to do well in business, and the same goes for your personal relationships. It takes courage to be ordinary, and you’ll find that you don’t really need extra attention right now. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Being uncomfortable with a circumstance will inspire you to fantasize about an alternate reality. However, avoid escaping to a romantic dream when you could be focused on making your reality better. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Just because you’re in a good mood doesn’t mean your life is without stress. You’ll handle it better than most, though, as you discover a positive way to alleviate the pressures that have built up over the week.

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––––––– ALMANAC ––––––– Today is Friday, June 17, the 168th day of 2011. There are 197 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 17, 1775, the Revolutionary War Battle of Bunker Hill took place near Boston. The battle (actually on Breed’s Hill) proved a costly victory for the British, who suffered heavy losses. On this date: In 1885, the Statue of Liberty arrived in New York Harbor aboard the French ship Isere (ee-SEHR’). In 1930, President Herbert Hoover signed the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act, which boosted U.S. tariffs to historically high levels, prompting foreign retaliation. In 1940, France asked Germany for terms of surrender in World War II. In 1944, the republic of Iceland was established. In 1961, Soviet ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev defected to the West while his troupe was in Paris. In 1971, the United States and Japan signed a treaty under which Okinawa would revert from American to Japanese control the following year, with the U.S. allowed to maintain military bases there. President Richard M. Nixon declared a “war” against drug abuse in America in a message to Congress. In 1972, President Richard M. Nixon’s eventual downfall began with the arrest of five burglars inside Democratic national headquarters in Washington, D.C.’s Watergate complex. In 1986, President Ronald Reagan announced the retirement of Chief Justice Warren Burger, who was succeeded by William Rehnquist. Singer Kate Smith died in Raleigh, N.C., at age 79. In 1991, the remains of President Zachary Taylor were briefly exhumed in Louisville, Ky., to test a theory that Taylor had died of arsenic poisoning (results showed death was from natural causes). One year ago: BP chief executive Tony Hayward told a congressional hearing he was “deeply sorry” for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, but infuriated lawmakers as he disclaimed knowledge of any of the myriad problems leading up to the disaster. Today’s Birthdays: Actor Peter Lupus is 79. Actor William Lucking is 70. Singer Barry Manilow is 68. Comedian Joe Piscopo is 60. Actor Mark Linn-Baker is 57. Musician Philip Chevron (The Pogues) is 54. Actor Jon Gries (gryz) is 54. Movie producer-directorwriter Bobby Farrelly is 53. Actor Thomas Haden Church is 50. Actor Greg Kinnear is 48. Actress Kami Cotler (TV: “The Waltons”) is 46. Olympic gold-medal speed skater Dan Jansen is 46. Actor Jason Patric is 45. Rhythm-and-blues singer Kevin Thornton is 42. Actor-comedian Will Forte is 41. Tennis player Venus Williams is 31. Actor Damani Roberts is 15.


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Al-Anon Meeting at the Congregational Church Parish House (18 Veterans Square) in Laconia. 9:30 to 1 a.m. each Friday. Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 6459518. Affordable Health Care at Laconia Family Planning and Prenatal. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 121 Belmont Road (Rte. 106 South). 524-5453. GYN and reproductive services. STD/HIV testing. Sliding fee scale. 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. Tot Time at the Meredith Public Library. Songs, crafts and fun for toddlers 1-3. Sign-up is helpful. Knit Wits gathering at the Gilford Public Library. 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. All knitters welcome.

SATURDAY, JUNE 18 Open Door Dinner Barbecue in celebration of 150th Anniversary of Trinity Episcopal Church in Tilton. 4 to 6 p.m. Chicken and trimmings will be served. Live music and tours of the church will be offered. All are welcome. Laconia Muskrats vs. North Shore Navigators at Robbie Mills Park. First pitch at 7:05 p.m. Jogging for Joplin, a 10K “fun run” welcoming runners, walkers and bikers. 8 a.m. start near the parking lot of the Laconia Athletic & Swim Club. (Please do not park in the LASC lot.) Race fee is by donation and 100-percent of the proceeds goes to the Joplin School District that lost its high school in this past May’s tornado. Opechee 10K certified course. Feel free to run/walk/bike as much as you can. For more information visit: 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 Lake Region General Hospital in Laconia. 8 to 9:15 p.m. each Saturday in the first-floor conference room. Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 645-9518. Open Door Dinners offer free weekly meal in Tilton. 4:30 to 6 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 Dads & Doughnuts at the Gilford Public Library. 10 a.m. to noon. Please join us in honor of Father’s Day. Snacks and crafts for the kids. Book and Bake Sale hosted by the Gilmanton Iron Works Library.


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SUNDAY, JUNE 19 Breakfast extravaganza at the First Congregational Church of Laconia to benefit Got Lunch! summer program for local children. 11 a.m. Quiches, casseroles, eggs, breakfast meats, pancakes with syrup, pastries, fruit, juice and coffee. Got Lunch! night at the Laconia Muskrats game at Robbie Mills Park. First pitch at 6:05 p.m. Muskrats vs. Sanford Mainers. $1 of every $5 ticket will be donated to summer meals program for local children.

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Michael Kitch, Adam Drapcho, Gail Ober Reporters Elaine Hirshan, Office Manager Crystal Furnee, Jeanette Stewart Ad Sales Patty Johnson, Graphics Karin Nelson, Classifieds “Seeking the truth and printing it” THE LACONIA DAILY SUN is published Tuesday through Saturday by Lakes Region News Club, Inc. Edward Engler, Mark Guerringue, Adam Hirshan, Founders Offices: 65 Water St., Laconia, NH 03246 Business Office 737-2020, Newsroom 737-2026, Fax: 527-0056 News E-mail: CIRCULATION: 17,000 distributed FREE Tues. through Sat. in Laconia, Weirs Beach, Gilford, Meredith, Center Harbor, Belmont, Moultonborough, Winnisquam, Sanbornton, Tilton, Gilmanton, Alton, New Hampton, Plymouth, Bristol, Ashland, Holderness.

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Artist reception for Dawn Grimard at The Busiel Mill in Laconia June 23

LACONIA — A reception for artist Dawn Grimard, whose work will be on display, will be held at The Busiel Mill at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 23. Grimard has been painting avidly for seven years. She studied foundations with an accomplished NH artist, Elaine Farmer of White Birch Fine Art. After moving to Gilmanton, she began painting with Larry Frates of Frates Art Studio, which has opened The community is invited to meet artist Dawn Grimard and see her works on display at the Busiel Mill at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 23. a path of uncharted artis- (Courtesy photo) tic creations. Grimard is inspired by the simple The Busiel Mill Community Room subtleties of nature — a winding path, and Gallery is open to visitors from 9 the bend of a flower, or the way light is a.m. — 5 p.m. on weekdays and other reflecting off the landscape. Her coltimes by appointment. Artists interlection includes scenes and seasons ested in displaying their work in the that burst with the bounty of New Gallery should contact Joe Adrignola Hampshire. at 527-9176.

White Mountain National Forest history talk in Ashland June 23

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ASHLAND — “100 Years of Professional Land Management in the White Mountain National Forest” will be the topic of a talk by Roger Boyer and Terry Fisher of the U.S. Forest Service at the Ashland Railroad Station Museum at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 23. The illustrated talk will focus on the history of the National Forest since its establishment just a century ago under the Weeks Act. Boyer, the assis-

tant district ranger of the Pemigewasset Ranger District of the Forest, is a 15 year veteran of the Forest Service and an Ashland resident. Fisher, a Plymouth resident, is the Heritage Program (History & Archaeology) leader for the White Mountain Forest and has worked for the Forest Service for over 20 years. This free public program is sponsored by the Ashland Historical Society, which will also serve refreshments.

Alton Historical Society to host presentation by Dartmouth College emeritus professor at meeting on June 21

ALTON — The Historical Society will welcome Jere Daniell, emeritus professor, Dartmouth College, who will give a presentation at its meeting to be held at the Gilman Library at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 21. Professor Daniell will focus on the New

England village and its founding, towns and their depictions in novels, and the “hows” and “whys” of town meetings. He will also link the history of towns, in general, to the history of Alton. The Historical Society Museum will be open before and after the program.

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Peterborough 207 Concord St., 603-924-1632

Things we want you to know: A 2-yr. agmt. (subject to early term. fee) required for new cstmrs. and current cstmrs. not on a Belief Plan. Current cstmrs may change to a Belief Plan without a new agmt. Agmt. terms apply as long as you are a cstmr. $30 act. fee and credit approval may apply. Regulatory Cost Recovery Fee applies; this is not a tax or gvmt. required charge. Add. fees, taxes and terms apply and vary by svc. and eqmt. See store or for details. Limited time offer. Trademarks and trade names are the property of their respective owners. Promotional Phone subject to change. U.S. Cellular Visa Debit Card issued by MetaBank pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc. Allow 10-12 weeks for processing. Card does not have cash access and can be used at any merchant location that accepts Visa debit cards. Card valid for 120 days after issued. Smartphone Data Plans start at $30/month or are included with certain Belief Plans. Applicable feature phone Data Plans start at $14.95/month. Application and data network usage charges may apply when accessing applications. Belief Rewards See for Belief Rewards terms and conditions. Kansas Customers: In areas in which U.S. Cellular receives support from the Federal Universal Service Fund, all reasonable requests for service must be met. Unresolved questions concerning services availability can be directed to the Kansas Corporation Commission Office of Public Affairs and Consumer Protection at 1-800-662-0027. Limited time offer, 2010. Trademarks and trade names are the property of their respective owners.HTC Merge™©2011 U.S. Cellular.DEV_4C_55105

REQUEST FOR BID #2 Heating Fuel Oil The Gilford School District SAU #73, representing seventeen schools and towns in the NH Lakes Region is requesting bids on a fixed price agreement for #2 heating fuel oil for the period beginning September 1, 2011 and ending May 31, 2012. Specifications as to location for delivery, tank capacity, tank type, delivery schedule and estimated gallons used can be obtain by contacting Scott Isabelle at 603-527-9215. All bids must be returned to Scott Isabelle, Assistant Superintendent for Business, by fax at 603-527-9216 and by e mail to clearly marked “Fuel Oil Bid”, no later than Wednesday, June 22, 2011 at 1:00 P.M. EST. If you have any questions, please call Scott Isabelle at 603-527-9215. The Gilford School District, representing the towns and school districts reserves the right to accept or reject any bid for any reason, or no reason, without recourse by any Bidder and to award a contract to any Bidder on any basis which the Gilford School District, in its sole and absolute discretion, determines to be in the best interest of the Gilford School District and the towns and school districts represented in this bid.

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Dear Annie: My father is a dentist and earns a good living, but he is going after my money. When I graduated from high school, he took the money relatives and friends sent me and kept it for himself. A year later, he and Mom were going through a divorce, and he subpoenaed my work records to find out what I was earning. Their divorce was finally settled, but when Dad found out I was awarded a partial college scholarship of $980, he wanted “his share.” Mom and Dad both paid for my college tuition, but I worked hard to earn that small scholarship so I could stand on my own two feet. I am frustrated and a little disgusted with my father’s greed. Shouldn’t he feel proud of his daughter’s accomplishment instead of trying to steal it? His true colors came out during the divorce, and I took my mother’s side. Now he apparently has divorced me, as well. I support myself and don’t believe he is entitled to my money. What should I do? -- Spurned Daughter Dear Daughter: Unless Dad is planning to take you to court for that money, we think you should ignore his demand. It is mean-spirited and punitive. Some disturbed and misguided parents try to hurt the ex-spouse by going after the children. We hope Dad will calm down, and while you’re waiting, please consider both legal and emotional counsel. Your college counseling department should be able to help. Dear Annie: My mother passed away last year. When my sisters put up the Christmas decorations for Dad, they asked if I wanted a nativity set. I said “yes,” and they mailed it to me. I really enjoyed looking at it last Christmas. It was a lovely reminder of my mother. A few weeks ago, my brother decided he wanted that same nativity set and called my sister to see if she knew where it was. Apparently, he had given it to my parents many years

before and wanted to take it overseas with him. Instead of telling my brother that she had given it to me, my sister asked me to mail it back. I did. Is there some rule of etiquette about what happens to gifts you give to parents? Is my brother entitled to take this back because he was the one who gave it to them? Or can the surviving parent give it to whomever he chooses? It made me sad to return it, because I knew I wouldn’t be able to enjoy that memory of my mother again. -- Just Wondering Dear Wondering: When a gift is given, it belongs to the recipient, who can then do with it as he or she chooses. In many instances, however, people who are cleaning out their belongings often return items to the original givers. Sometimes this is appreciated, but not always, and it certainly is not a requirement. That said, you did the right thing returning the nativity set to your brother. It obviously means as much to him as it does to you, and we are certain that fighting over it would not have pleased Mom. Bravo for taking the high road. Dear Annie: I read the letter from “Desperate for Advice,” whose friend confided that she tricked her husband into getting pregnant. I have a beef with friends who expect you to keep a secret even they don’t keep. My friend’s husband got a DUI and didn’t want anyone to know. But she told a friend, who told a friend, who told another, and now several of us have to pretend we know nothing while we watch the husband surreptitiously water down his booze in order to comply with his probation. That wife has put the burden of her secret on others and deserves to be exposed. -- Kentucky Dear Kentucky: We agree that the wife should not have told anyone but her husband. Even so, it is not the business of third parties, and “Desperate” should stay out of it.

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, 5777 W. Century Blvd., Ste. 700, Los Angeles, CA 90045.




AKC Yellow Labs. First shots, AKC papers, vet health certificate. Ready now. Conway (603)726-6273.

FOR SAlE 2001 Ford Taurus SEL 73K Miles, loaded with all options, sunroof. $4,500 or B.O. 603-315-9885.

2 Bedroom, 1 bath Condo. Downtown Laconia. Central ac, cable, Internet, hot water included. Fitness center, storage room. $1200 & security. 524-3106

Lost Cat- Last seen June 4th on Doe Ave. Weirs Beach. Large tiger cat, white bib named Marla. 366-4448

TOP Dollar Paid- $150 and up for unwanted & junk vehiclies. Call 934-4813

ALTON: 1-Bedroom, first floor, newer appliances and bathroom floor. No smoking. $750, includes heat and hot water. Call 875-7182.

ROTTWEILER Pups, AKC, tails, shots done, parents on premises, $950. 340-6219

Autos 1989 Ford Mustang LX, 5 liter standard, all power, $1,900/best offer. (603)520-6323 or (603) 524-5747. 1998 Chrysler Sebring Convertible. Black with grey interior, A/C, loaded, clean car. $2,550/OBO. 603-528-2386 2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4 door, 4wd, good condition, 115K miles, $3,400. Call anytime 387-8278. BUYING junk cars and trucks ME & NH. Call for price. Martin Towing. (603)305-4504.


1999 21.5 Regal Cuddy Cabin. 5.0 Mercruiser, great shape, low miles, with trailer weekender package, depth finder, marine band radio. $12,500 OBO. Kim 366-2549 BOAT SLIPS For Rent At the Winnipesaukee Pier Weirs Beach, NH Reasonable rents installments payments for the season. Call 366-4311. PRIVATE Dock Space for Rent: Up to 10x30. Varney Point, Winnipesaukee, Gilford, $2,295/ season. 603-661-2883.

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

LAKE Winnisquam docks for rent. Parking and marine services available. 455-6662. Hobie Cat 16- Looking to beach for summer on lake. 223-5046

For Rent

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.

12 ft. Aluminum Boat With Trailer. 4HP motor. Excellent condition. $900. Steve 528-6141

CASH FOR junk cars & trucks.

Top Dollar Paid. Available 7 days a week. 630-3606


BELMONT: 2 bedroom, 3rd floor, coin-op laundry and storage space in basement, $235/week including heat, electric & hot water, 524-1234. Bike Week Accommodation Private immaculate Weirs Beach perfect for couple or vendor, Lake view, reasonable, 603-767-2211.

Camps GILFORD: Camping and/or RV sites available beginning May 31st. Ask about weekly & monthly specials. Also available for seasonal use and/ or weekend use. Ask about our weekly & monthly specials! Call 603-393-5756.

Child Care Meredith in-home childcare. June-October. 5-13 yr. olds. Call Betty Valliere @ 279-7675. Experienced. SUMMER child care in my home, meals and snacks provided, weekly trips to park and library. Twenty-five years experience as pediatric nurse. 369-1824 or 593-8597

BILLBOARD (8! x 16!) Route 106, Belmont. Advertise your business. $300/mo. Call 267-1955 CUTE 1-bedroom remodeled apartment in Tilton. Heat/Hot Water included. $620/Month. No pets. 603-393-9693 or 916-214-7733 GILFORD 1150 SQ. FT. 2-Bedroom apartment for lease.! Excellent condition, washer/dryer, off-street parking, front/rear deck, a/c, smoke-free, no pets/no utilities. $895/Month. Call 1-339-222-0303 Gilford- Small studio, 2nd floor. Includes heat, hot water, electricity. $625/mo. Near Patrick!s Pub. 731-0340

Employment Wanted

GILFORD: 2-bedroom apartments from $250/Week. Heat & utilities included. Pets considered. Security & References. 556-7098

Man Seeking work for Drywall, Plastering, Carpentry/Decking. 20 years experience in masonry/ brick paving. Cheap rates. Call

GILFORD: Cute, freshly painted 1BR house, nice yard, updated kitchen and bath, Furnished or unfurnished. $650/Month. One

For Rent

For Rent

GILMANTON LARGE 2 bedroom Apartment. Easy commute, pets negotiable. $950/Month. 630-6812

MOULTONBOROUGH: Studio, $650/ month or pay weekly. Includes heat, hot water, electricity. On-site laundry. Security & references required. No pets. 253-8863 or 393-8245.

GILMANTON- 2-bedroom 1-bath affordable rent. $950/Month, all utilities included. first & last. No smoking/pets. 848-2907 LACONIA -Beautiful 1-bedroom large living room, fireplace, washer/dryer. Heat & Hot Water Included. $895/Month 528-6885

LACONIA HOUSE BEAUTIFUL VIEW OF LAKE WINNISQUAM, ACROSS FROM ASSOCIATION BEACH 3BR, 2BA - 295 Shore Drive. Tennis courts, 2 car attached garage, fireplace, $1,500 per month. 477-3174 Laconia Studio & 1-bedroom. $125-$160/Week. Includes heat, hot water & electricity. References required. Call 581-4199 LACONIA WATERVIEW Effi ciency One Bedroom first floor, with private entrance, quiet area in good location, $650/month includes utilities. Security Deposit and References Required, 520-1586 LACONIA- Cozy 2-bedroom, heat & hot water included. No dogs. $800/Month + Security. 387-8664 LACONIA- Large Rooms for rent. Private bath, heat/hot water, electric, cable, parking included. Free WiFi Internet. $145/week, 603-781-6294 LACONIA- Summer St. Studio in clean, quiet building. Non-smoker, no pets. Security $100/Week 528-6029 LACONIA: 2-Bedroom, includes heat & hot water, $180/week. References & deposit. 528-0024. LACONIA: 3 bedroom, 2nd floor, separate entrance, coin-op laundry in basement. $265/week including heat, electric & hot water. 524-1234. LACONIA: Bright, sunny, newly renovated 2BR apartment, $900/month, includes heat & hot water. (603)340-5536. LACONIA: 1Bedroom $600/month + utilities, 1-Bedroom, $750/month utilities included. Spacious 2-Bedroom, $800/Month + utilities. Northfield: 2-Bedroom w/on-site laundry room, $750/month + utilities. Call 267-8023 GCE Apartments, Please no pets. LACONIA: 1BR, new carpets, parking, no pets, $150/ week + utilities, security, Sec 8, 387-6810. LACONIA: Gilbert Apartments. Call for available apartments. 524-4428 LACONIA: 1-2 Bedrooms starting at $155/Week. Most include Heat/Hot Water & Electric. No dogs. 496-8667 or 545-9510. MEREDITH Water access home for rent. 4 bedrms 3.5 baths, 2 living rooms, 3-stall garage and entertainment room. Boat dock available. Seasonal $3,000/mo. or short/ long term $2800/mo. 603-686-0803. MEREDITH- Beautiful House for rent with option to buy. 2-bedrooms, 2-bathrooms, mountain views, quiet & private. Pets OK. $900/Month. 603-707-8066

NEW HAMPTON: 2-bedroom apartment. Close to Rt. 93. Heat & Hot water included. $750/mo. 279-5577.


Are you tired of living in run down, dirty housing, then call us we have the absolute best, spotlessly clean and everything works. We include heat & hot water and all appliances, Townhouses & apartments, in Northfield one block from I-93 Call 630-3700 for affordable Clean living. NORTHFIELD: 3 bedroom trailer in small park with coin-op laundry on site, $235/week including heat, electric & hot water, 524-1234. NORTHFIELD: Large 1 bedroom apartment on 1st floor with separate entrance & direct access to basement with coin-op laundry. $215/week including heat, electric & hot water. 524-1234. NORTHFIELD: Three 2 bedroom apartments available, all with coin-op laundry available, $220, $225 and $245/week including heat, electric & hot water, 524-1234. SANDWICH-NEWLY Completely Renovated home on Little Pond Rd. 2,900 sq. ft. 3-bedroom 2-bath, 2 car attached garage. Large private lot. $1,400/Month Including heat. 603-387-1476 TILTON- COZY 3 rooms and bath. Utilities included, absolutely no pets or smoking. $150/Week. 524-1036 or 387-3866 TILTON- DOWNTOWN. Room for rent in 3-bedroom, 2-bath apartment, shared with 2 other responsible adults, $125 weekly, includes all. 286-4391. WINNISQUAM: Small efficiency apartment and a cottage including heat, hot water and lights. No pets. $150-$175/week. $400 deposit. 528-2757 or 387-3864.

For Rent-Vacation AKERS Pond, Errol NH. Swim, fish, golf, moose watch, relax, all amenities, beach, dock, sunsets, 2 decks, boat and canoe included $625-$675/week (603)482-3374. TIME share Near Disney, Florida. One week every odd year, best offer. Evenings 603-524-7336

For Rent-Commercial Furnished Office Space- Gilford Fully furnished office Space Available in Gilford NH. Office includes - Desk, Chair, Bookcase, Managed Telephone with Voice Mail, Managed Internet Access$475/mo. Contact Pete at 603-387-9632

New Franklin Apartments, LLC Elderly and Disabled Housing Now Accepting Applications for Project-Based Section 8 Subsidized Apartments HUD Income Limits Apply One & Two Bedroom Units Available Located in Tilton, Franklin & West Franklin

Apartments Available Now For more information, please contact 603-286-4111 Or TTY 1-800-735-2964

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For Rent-Commercial

For Sale

For Sale

Laconia-O’Shea Industrial Park

Craftsman 10 inch Radial Arm Saw. 110 220V w/accessories. Includes locking cabinet. Asking $300. 387-5511

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

Fiberglass Leer truck cap. Green, was on a 2009 Toyota Tacoma. Sliding windows with screens, interior light, interior lining, lockable rear window. LIKE NEW condition. Asking $700. 293-4416

Kubota 2009 BX-1860 with 35 hours. Front bucket-Mid & rear PTO, turf-tires. Asking $9,500. 603-253-3120

72 Primrose Drive •10,000 Sq, Ft. WarehouseManufacturing. $5,800.00 • 3,000 Sq. Ft. Office Space $2,800.00 • 3,340 Sq. Ft. WarehouseManufacturing $1,800.00

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

(603)476-8933 COMMERCIAL UNITS

2000 sq. ft. light industrial/warehouse/storage. 3 phase power, loading dock. $700/month plus utilities. Additional 1,500 sq. ft. unit cold storage with loading dock $375/month. Two units can be combined for total of 3,500 sq. ft. Just off Route 3 Laconia. Kevin Sullivan Coldwell Banker Commercial 630-3276 FRANKLIN 3,000 sf prime industrial, 18 foot ceilings with clear span, overhead door. $1,200 per month plus until. 455-6662

Space for Lease

Prime retail Location downtown Meredith, visible from Route 3. Parking available, 3,000+ sq. ft. Contact: 677-8652

For Sale 18 FT. F/G boat, motor, trailer. $1,200. 603-539-5194 6 speed, 12 hp, Craftsman Rider Mower 38”, has to go. Perfect $450. 707-8259 AMAZING! Beautiful queen or full pillow top mattress set $249, king $399. See ad under “furniture”. Bowflex TC-3000 Treadclimber. very good condition $900.

Firewood- All kinds. Delivered or self-serve at 18 Arlene Drive, Belmont. Quantities from $3 Bundles to $200 cords. Free tree removal. 998-7337

Panasonic Projection TV- HD, 53 inch. $150. Double stroller, only used 3 times. $75. 524-8761

Flowers, plants shrubs from overgrown perennial beds that need thinning. Many varieties, reasonably priced. 279-4668 FULL-SIZE Englander Lennox Mattress, Boxspring and Bedstand. Never used. Paid $385, asking $175. (603)677-7203. FURNITURE for sale, best offer takes all! Year-old double beds with frames, one headboard, futon, couch, chairs, etc. 393-2655 GE Chest Freezer 9cf, $250; Kirkland Chest Freezer, 7cf, $200; 2-door Kitchen Aid Fridge/ Freezer, $200; Frigidaire HD Comm. Freezer, $250; Sanyo Fridge/Freezer, $150; Turbo Air, 2-door, SS, 48cf Comm. Fridge, $2,500. (603)476-8894. Good Quality Hay - Baled In Field. You pick up. $3.50 per bale. 524-4726 Belmont HOT Tub Brand new 5-person, all options, led lighting, cover and warranty, cost $5900, sell $2500. Can deliver 603-235-5218. Jazzy model power wheelchair/ scooter. Used very little. Like new, cost $6500, sell $3500/ obo. 524-3892 or 630-4771. Jett III Ultra Power Wheelchair with oxygen carrier. Like new. Many power tools. $2,500. 744-6107 KIRBY Vacuum with all the fixtures, shampoo and bags, like new, asking $300; Recliner, asking $75. Call 524-9215. If not home, leave a message.

PROFORM treadmill $400/OBO. 20 ft. sun awning, used on deck but from travel trailer. $300/OBO. Excellent condition. 603-744-7944 o r e m a i l TOOLS/EQUIPMENT- System I aluminum truck rack w/tiedowns for small extended cab pick-up. Asking $425, like new. Husqvarna 5500 watt generator on wheels. Like new, model 1055GN, $795. 603-387-7100. Toro- Wheel Horse 518X1 Garden Tractor with 52 inch deck. Like new $3,000. 744-6107

Yamaha MC Electrone Organ with Music/Manual, Bench and Cassettes. Asking $250. 528-0055

Help Wanted

Help Wanted

Administrative / Sales Assistant To provide secretarial & sales support to small residential development office. Seeking applicants with high level of organizational skills & ability to multi-task. To be detail orientated & proficient in Microsoft Office applications. Professional demeanor and appearance is essential. NH RE License preferred / not required. Hours vary seasonally & will require weekend flexibility. 20-40 hours per week. Compensation based on experience. Send resume to or fax to 603-524-8841.

Full time medical assistant for busy Internal Medicine practice. Must be detail oriented and able to multi task in a fast paced environment. Position now available. New graduates welcome. Call Chris, 524-9201 or e-mail


Twin $199. Full $249, Queen $299, King $449. Memory foam or latex $399-$999! Free bed frame or $20 off! Recliners $299! Sofas $499! Wood platform beds $199-$399! Daybed with mattress $499! NH made shaker dining & bedroom 20% off! Free local delivery, lots more!! Call Jay 603-662-9066 or Email: for other specials & details! Recliner-. Motorized, Gold Velour, massage included. Excellent condition, great Father’s Day Gift. $175 603-707-9150 Roll Top Desk, 35.5 inches wide, 23 inches deep & 46 inches high. good condition. $75. 863-206-7168

Free T&B Appliance Removal. Appliances & AC’s removed free of charge if outside. Please call (603)986-5506.

Help Wanted

Two- Printer/Fax/Copier/Scanner: Canon MP390- $75; Brother 7820N- $125. Very good condition. Great for home office /small business. Email

WASHER & dryer $250/ obo. Call 509-7521.

Furniture AMAZING!

Beautiful Queen or Full Mattress Set. Luxury firm European pillow-top. New in plastic, costs $1,095, sell $249. Can deliver. 603-305-9763

Busy Weirs Beach Resort seeks

Part-Time Front Desk Person Nights and Weekends are a must! Please submit resume to: PO Box 5446 Laconia, NH 03246

Seasons at Attitash A Resort Condominium Is accepting applications for the position of

General Manager

This individual must have experience and managerial skills in the same or a related industry. Excellent people skills are a must. A package of vacation, sick and personal days, as well as health insurance benefits are included. Applicants with resort/hotel management degrees will be carefully considered but a degree is not a prerequisite. This is a salaried position and would be competitive and commensurate with referral and experience. Interested applicants should send their resume to:

Seasons at Attitash, Attn: Board of Directors PO Box 415, Rt302, Bartlett, NH 03812 Or email

CNC LATHE OPERATORS AND MANUAL MACHINIST Small Lakes-Region manufacturer seeks motivated and reliable CNC Lathe operator for our first and second shifts. We are also looking for a Manual Machinist. Strong working knowledge of a variety of inspection equipment such as optical comparator, height gages, thread/pin gages, dial calipers and hand-held micrometers, along with strong math skills. Minimum of five years- experience needed. For the right candidate, this can be an opportunity for advancement witha steadily growing company. The positions pay $10.00 to $12.00 an hour based on experience. Benefits include: Paid holidays and vacation, health and dental insurance.

Interested individuals should apply in person Monday - Friday between 9AM and 5PM at Quality Controls, Inc. 200 Tilton Road, Northfield, NH 03276

LABORER/DRIVER FULL TIME The City of Laconia is seeking an individual to perform general laboring responsibilities and to operate various light and heavy equipment in the Public Works Department. A Commercial Drivers License or the ability to attain one is required. Position description is available in the Finance Office.

Salary Range: $13.72 - $16.96 Application forms are available in the Finance Office, Laconia City Hall, 45 Beacon Street East, Laconia, New Hampshire, Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Applications will be accepted until Friday, July 1, 2011. EOE/ADA

CMA/LPN/LNA part-time with potential full time hours. We are looking for a hard working, compassionate individual with good rapport with children and families, for a new pediatric office in downtown Franklin. Please send resume c/o Susan Weinreb 21 Brigham St. Laconia, NH 03246 or email at

PAINTERS: M u s t have experience & transportation. Part/Full Time. Call (603)630-8333.

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North Country Fireworks Get Ready for Your Next Celebration!

Rt. 16 • Tamworth • 603-323-9375 Check with your local fire department if permissible fireworks are allowed in your area. Help Wanted HOME Care Assistant needed. must have drivers license and car insurance. Skills required: companionship, light housekeeping/cooking. Part-time only. Great extra income for retirees and housewives. Apply: Your Home to Stay, PO Box 137, Tilton, NH 03276.

Housekeeping Positions Saturday!s in Moultonboro 9am-2pm. Window Washing/Floor Maintenance position Laconia Tilton area 20-30 hours per week. All Positions seasonal through Labor day. Call Frank at

455-2326 JCS expanding for the 3rd time, representing top 12 resorts industry wide. Hiring motivated receptive individuals. No cold calls! We spend 30K weekly generating the best leads possible. Average pay $25 per hour. Hiring night shift. Sunday-Friday 4:15PM - 10:00 PM. Call 581-2450 for interview.



Hardscaping & Landscaping Experience Required


253-7111 SUMMER HELP WANTED Gilford, NH

Maintenance, full &/or Part time. Job includes pool services, grounds, waterfront & light maintenance. Must be able to work weekends.

Fax resume to 603-623-7200 or email at

Instruction TAI CHI Experience the gentle art of Tai Chi. Improves balance, joint health, coordination, bone density, blood pressure, strength and flexibility. Ongoing classes held in Laconia, Gilford, Meredith and Moultonborough. All ages welcome.


Land 5+ wooded acres on Class 6 road, lots of trails, bring your camper or RV or build a camp. Nice country setting, close to all shopping and lakes, $37K or best offer. 387-9742

“Open House” Sunday 12 to 2 Call Kevin 603-387-7463 Mansfield Woods 60 North Rt. 132 New Hampton, NH New 14’ Wides from $26,995 Or $1,400 down 240 @ $207 Apr 7.5% Irresistible 56X28 with drop down kitchen, loaded $77,995.

Modular cape ranch and 2 story, all on display. WWW.CM-H.Com Open Daily & Sunday Camelot Homes Rt. 3 Tilton, NH Mobile home lot available at Windy Hill Co-op, Tilton, NH. Call 286-7622 after 12PM



Adult and Children's Karate (Ages 4+) classes held in Laconia, Gilford, Meredith and Moultonborough. Improves balance, coordination, focus, strength and flexibility.


WANTED: We need used Motor cycles! Vstars, R6!s, Vulcans, Ninjas ... Cash, trade or consignment. HK Powersports, Laconia, 524-0100.

Recreation Vehicles 2005 Rockwood Roo 23B camper. Slide out sofa, 2 expanding queen beds, sleeps 7 adults. Kitchen, full bath, great storage! $11,500. 369-1578, 738-9167.


HANDYMAN SERVICES Small Jobs Are My Speciality

Rick Drouin 520-5642 or 744-6277 BLUE RIBBON Interior/Exterior


279-5755 630-8333 BELKNAP HOME SERVICES

Interior & Exterior Home Cleaning (Weekly & Monthly Rates). Also, Painting , Decks, Gardening & Pet Care available. Reasonable Rates. 10% Discount to new customers. Call 603-707-8791 or 528-1750

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

Our Customers Don!t get Soaked!

528-3531 Major credit cards accepted

Real Estate



LAKES & Mountain Carpet & Furniture Cleaning & Restoration. Quality service since 1975. (603)973-1667. Landscaping And Hardscapes. Rock walls, Patios, and walkways. Call John 707-0293 LOW PRICE ~ QUALITY WORK

Rightway Plumbing and Heating Over 20 Years Experience Fully Insured. License #3647

Call 393-4949 POOL SERVICE

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

ATTENTION investors and/or developers. 14+ Subdividable acres available with Duplex. Owner financing available. Monthly income $8000/ month. Call 603-393-5756. For Sale By Owner- 2 Bedroom house, 1 1/4 bath. 180 Mechanic St. Laconia. 524-8142

Roommate Wanted Franklin-3 bedroom country ranch. Everything included. $200/Week. Nice backyard with hot tub, some storage. 603-520-0845

SHMILY!S WEEKLY trash removal and Attic and basement clean outs. Call Shmily at 603-393-4679

MEREDITH: To share sunny & clean 2BR apartment, $350/month +deposit. Walk to town. Call 481-0762.


General Yardwork & Spring Cleanups. Lawn Mowing 524-4389 or 630-3511.


2009 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 LTcontour lights, 1,645 Miles, 16 month warranty, $6,500/ BRO. (603)315-5156. CASH Paid For Old Motorcycles! Need not run. Call Greg at 520-0156. For Sale 2004 Triumph Speedmaster, 790CC, Red & Black with chrome, 13K miles, $3,700 or

Gilford- 159 Belknap Mt. Rd. Saturday, June 18th, 8am-12pm. Rain or shine! Furniture, housewares, books, home decor & much more! No early birds! Gilford- 49 Ridgewood Avenue. Saturday, 8am-1pm. A little bit of everything! Rain Cancels. GILFORD: 65 Savage Road, all the way to the end, Sat & Sun, 8am-4pm.


Fridays & Saturdays. 9am - 2pm. Weirs Beach (turn at sign)

Traditional Japanese Bodywork

2004 Honda Shadow Arrow, 750cc, great bike, 11,000 miles asking $3700. Free delivery to Central NH area. 998-4350.

2006 Harley Sportster 1200 Cus tom: 25k miles, a black beauty! $6,000/b.r.o. 293-0393.

Belmont- Saturday, June 18th 8am-1pm.Plummer Hill Rd.

Since 1982 ~ Fully Insured

1985 Honda GoldWing: 36k miles, am/fm/cb radios, excellent shape, ready to ride! $3,500/b.r.o. 293-0393.

2006 HARLEY DAVIDSON electra glide classic. 12K mi. Blue w/pinstripe. New rear tire. $14,500. 759-9642

Yard Sale Alton- Saturday, June 18th, rain date Sunday, June 19th. Little of everything. Electrician Estate, Antiques, Coal/Wood stove, craft items and much more. 191 Frank C. Gilman Hwy, (Route 140)


STOCK seat & windshield for 2009 Harley Davidson Road King Classic. Never used, $200 each/OBO. 279-4788


for $59,995 or $6,000 down and $799 for 240 months, inc. rent. Apr 6.5%.

Services A Step Up Hair Design Studio in Meredith, NH is Offering 20% off NEW client services! Summer special for kid's haircuts ($10 for any child under 16). Offers good until June 30th. Call 279-6750 for appointment.

MOTORCYCLES! We rent motor cycles! HK Powersports, Laconia, 524-0100.

SQUARE dancer, female looking for male dancing partner to dance MS. 603-934-3749.

1970 BSA 250 Starfire: All original, 2,700 miles, runs, $1,800. 986-9841.


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

Mobile Homes


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

Buy • Sell • Trade

Over 55 Village


Clinical Career Training LLC. Licensed Nurse Assistant Training, Laconia, NH. Saturdays & Sundays, June 18 to August 7. Theory 8am - 4pm; Clinics 7am 3pm. Mondays and Wednesdays, June 26 to August 24. Choose a career that makes a difference! Call Clinical Career Training 1-800-603-3320 or 744-6766. Payment Plans & State Assistance Available.

Motorcycles HONDA 2001 Goldwing with 25K mi, always garaged in Fla., recently moved to NH. Looks like new, includes many extras. Asking $10,500. 533-6836

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 our Specialty


Highest quality craftsmanship. Fully Insured. Lowest prices guaranteed. FMI (603)730-2521.

JAYNE ’ S Painting is now Ruel’s Painting. Same great service! Jason Ruel Customer Satisfaction Guaranteed! 393-0976 M.A. SMITH ELECTRIC: Quality work for any size electrical job. Licensed-Insured, Free estimates/

Experience the relaxing and medically therapeutic traditional Japanese bodywork known as Shiatsu. Each treatment is performed fully clothed on a comfortable floor mat and takes about an hour. Sensei Russell Jones, a State Of NH licensed Asian Bodywork Therapist, schedules Shiatsu treatments at his office in Meredith by appointment only. Please call 524-4780 for more information.

Storage Space CLEAN DRY Storage Easy ac-

JUNQUE SALE. My junk MAY be your treasure. Come take a look. 702 Province Rd. (Rt 107) Belmont. Sat. 9-2. LACONIA55 Dartmouth St. Saturday, 7am-2pm. Rain or Shine! LAKEPORT YARD/BARN SALE. 15 Park Street. Saturday 6/18, Sunday 6/19 - 8am -1pm, rain or shine. No early birds, please. Lots of good stuff! Household, hardware, baby/children/adult clothes, tools, hobby/craft items, 45 RPM records, electronics, video games, Ruger MKII stainless slabside competition pistol.

MOVING SALE Furniture, Dishes, Tools, Antiques & Much More! Saturday ~ 8am - 3pm 28 Chipmunk Lane Gilmanton

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New Sleep Lab is a dream realized for Speare Memorial Hospital in Plymouth

PLYMOUTH — A new Sleep Lab has opened at Speare Memorial Hospital (SMH), providing early diagnosis and intervention of sleep apnea to the greater Plymouth area community. According to Dr. Michele Gaier, neurologist and medical director at SMH’s new Sleep Lab, eight to 10 percent of the population — approximately 20 million Americans — suffer from sleep apnea. “Sleep apnea is significantly underreported,” noted Dr. Gaier, “but awareness of how good sleep can impact a person’s overall health has dramatically increased over the last 20 years. Sleep apnea has been linked to increased risks of high blood pressure, cardiac arrhythmias (irregular heartbeat), congestive heart failure, and pulmonary hypertension.” She added that lack of sleep ATTENTION GILMANTON RESIDENTS SPECIAL TOWN MEETING The Gilmanton Board of Selectmen will be holding a Special Town Meeting on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at the Academy Building at 503 Province Road at 7:00 pm.

has been spotlighted as a major national safety issue, pointing to the need for work limits on truck drivers, pilots, utility workers, and the like. Obstructive sleep apnea, or blockage of the airway, is a common breathing disorder. While a person’s individual anatomy, such as a larger neck, large tonsils or a small airway, are the root cause of sleep apnea, age, weight, alcohol use, and certain medications are also contributing factors. In sleep apnea, because of gravity when a person lies down, and the decrease in muscle tension when a person falls

‘Guys and Dolls’ to launch Inter-Lakes Summer Theatre season on June 21

This meeting is to correct a procedural error in the affirmative vote taken at the annual Town Meeting held on March 13, 2011 on Article #35, which was “To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate Fifty Six Thousand Five Hundred Eighty-Five Dollars ($56, 585.00) for the purpose of energy improvements to the Academy Building and to authorize the Selectmen to apply for low interest loans, with interest rate not to exceed 4%, in the amount of Fifty Six Thousand Five Hundred Eighty- Five Dollars ($56,585.00) through the Community Development Finance Authority (CDFA), and to authorize the Selectmen to negotiate the terms of such loan as they see fit. These funds will not be expended unless application is approved. (Board of Selectmen Recommend $56,585.00) (Budget Committee Recommends $56,585.00) The procedural error was that a 2/3-majority ballot vote was needed for approval. Please plan to attend the Special Town Meeting.

Matt Zimmerman and Caitlin Mesiano star as the unlikely gambler-mission doll couple in the Inter-Lakes Summer Theatre production of “Guys and Dolls,” to premiere Tuesday, June 21. The classic American musical will run through July 3. For tickets and information, call 1 (888) 245-6374. (Courtesy photo)

asleep, the airway becomes blocked in the back of the throat. Dr. Gaier noted, “The typical patient referred for a sleep study complains of daytime drowsiness, snoring, and often morning headache. More men than women are affected.” Patients referred for a sleep study would consult with Dr. Gaier prior to the actual overnight sleep study at the Sleep Lap with Sleep Technologist Darcy Farina. A registered respiratory therapist, Farina brings solid knowledge and understanding of underlying respiratory issues that can be associated with sleep apnea. Arriving at the Sleep Lab between 7:30 — 8:30 p.m., patients are oriented to their room and the process for monitoring their sleep. Attaching the numerous electrodes and sensors used to monitor the patient’s sleep takes approximately an hour and includes monitoring of brain waves, stages of sleep, heart rate, the heart’s electrical activity (EKG), blood oxygen levels, body movements, and air flow in and out of the nose and mouth. There is also a microphone sensor placed on the throat. “Nothing hurts,” according to Dr. Gaier. “Most people sleep just fine.” Farina will capture data over six to seven hours of continuous monitoring. The results are given to Dr. Gaier to read and interpret. A sleep study can help diagnosis or rule out other chronic sleep disorders including periodic limb movement of sleep, REM sleep behavior disorder, and narcolepsy. With a diagnosis of sleep apnea, patients come back for a second sleep study and are fitted with a CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) mask, which provides a constant flow of pressurized air keeping the airway open so patients can breathe normally. Admittedly, getting used to and regularly using a CPAP does take work. “But when you treat people and they sleep well it is life changing,” said Dr. Gaier. Combined with close patient relationships and follow-up, it is what has led to about an 85 percent compliance rate at the Sleep Lab while the national average is about 50 percent for continued usage of a prescribed CPAP. “Locally we will now be able to provide early diagnosis and intervention of sleep apnea, which nationally accounts for more than $42 million in hospital bills,” said Speare’s President and CEO Michelle McEwen, FACHE. For more information about the Sleep Lab at Speare Memorial Hospital, call 2382232.

Scholarships awarded to high school students by American Legion Post 1

LACONIA — American Legion Post 1 awarded five scholarships to Laconia and Gilford High School students at their respective awards nights. The awards are based on scholastic aptitude, community involvement, and financial need. This year the applicants were also asked to write a short message indicating what the scholarship would mean to them and their continuing education. LHS recipients were Jessica Haywood, Brenna Cass, Bal Timsina, and Elise Fecteau. The GHS recipient was Philip Gangi.

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Call 737-2020 or email to place your ad today. Camelot Homes

O PEN Daily & Sunday Rt. 3 (Exit 20 off Rt. 93) Tilton, NH



New 14 wides $26,995 or $1,400 down 240 @ $207 Apr 7.5% Gorgeous, loaded 56x28 with drop down kitchen $77,995 Modular , cape ranch and 2 story all on display 15 Single, Double and Mods on Display.

It’s Worth The Trip


MANSFIELD WOODS 60 North Rt 132, New Hampton, NH

Meredith/Center Harbor Line Great traffic count on main road!

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

Pine Gardens Manufactured Homes Sales & Park


Two Bedrooms, Two Bathrooms, A/C, Computer Room, 3-Season Room, Gas Fireplace, Deck, Shed & More! K-1


Commercial garage space w/signage ... call for specifics. Storefront or office space with signage and parking ~ $500.00/mo plus utilities.

3Bedroom House for Rent - Heat included ~ $1,400.00/mo, first & security. Available late July.

Call (603) 393-9060

Over 55 village, for $59,995 or more. Own your own home or $6,000 down and $799 for 240 months inc. rent. Apr 6.5%

Office: (603) 267-8182 • Fax: (603) 267-6621 Route 140E, 3 miles on right from Exit 20, off I-93.

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


Laconia $1,395,000

Stunning home totally re-built on a beautifully landscaped, level lot w/ dock & sandy swim area. #4052318

Susan Bradley 581-2810

Moultonboro - $429,000

Antique country cape in a beautiful setting with a classic 3 story Post & Beam barn in excellent condition. Close to commuting.

Ellen Mulligan: 603-253-4345

Laconia $229,000

Meticulous 3 BR waters edge condo w/ deeded 24’ dock, private beach, views & tennis courts. Great location! #4070633

John Silva 581-2881

Meredith - $1,249,900

Beautiful & charming, light, bright & airy home on the banks of Lake Winnipesaukee. Glorious lake & mountain views.

Barbara Mylonas: 603-253-4345

Gilford $302,000

Sophisticated & unique 4 BR, 3 level contemporary home set on 1.35 acres w/ pastoral views! #4071171

Kim Bertholet 581-2872

Alton - $140,000

Pleasant & private describe this cute home in Alton Shores – beach – boatlaunch – nice landscaping.

Ellen Mulligan: 603-253-4345




Turn Of The Century Victorian Home With Wonderful Architectural Detail, Tall Ceilings And Newer Kitchen With Stainless Steel Appliances And Large Center Island. Extensive Gardening And Tranquil Water Fountain In The Patio Area Just Off The Spacious Deck. $149,900.

Exceptional Views Exceptional Property. 27+ Prime View Acres Of Mt. Chocurua, Paugus Bay Lake Winnipesaukee, And The Ossipee Mountain Range. 1600 Sf Of Living Space In This Charming L Shaped Ranch That Offers Build-ins, Pocket Doors, And A Fireplace With 2 Car Garage And Finished Lower Level. Offered At $579,000

Bring Your Imagination The Possibilities Are Endless. Rental Income Currently From 10 Units. 4 Acres With Beautiful Views And Lovely Meadow On Busy Tenney Mountain Highway In Plymouth. This Property Offers Over 12,000 Sft Including A 4 Story Barn And Silo. Amazing Value At $777,000.




Nearly 500 Feet Of Road Frontage Accompanies This Antique Cape Situated On 2.2 Commercial Acres On Busy Route 106 In Belmont. This Wonderful Property Was Most Recently Used As A Residence But We See Great Potential For An In Home Business. You Decide. Level Lot, Stone Walls, And Spacious Barn. $210,000.

Well Maintained 5 Bedroom 2 1/2 Bath Farmhouse With Delightful Wrap Around Front Porch. Huge Attached Barn With Ample Storage On Multiple Levels. Convenient Location Situated On .82 Acres. Great Space At A New Price. Now Offered At $225,000.

Open Concept Waterfront Contemporary With Sweeping Views And 69’ Of Sandy Shoreline On Sought After Paugus Bay In Lake Winnipesaukee. Gourmet Kitchen And Dining Area Great For Entertaining With Over 2500 Sft Of Living Space. First Floor Master W/ Bath And 3 More Bedrooms 2 Baths Upstairs. Priced At $579,000.

Laconia $500,000

Meticulously maintained 3 BR, 3 BA home in Long bay w/ DOCK & HOME WARRANTY INCLUDED! #4053118

Shelly Brewer 581-2879

Sanbornton $299,000

Wonderful condo on Lake Winnisquam in a small association w/ shared beach & own dock. Great views! #4052622

Bob Towner 581-2878

Laconia $136,900

Perfect waterfront get-a-way w/ screened porch, Lake Winnipesaukee views & your own dock. #4041900

Lorraine Bourgault 581-2828 or Shawn Bailey 581-2835

©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 New York Rangers, but the latest violence shocked Canadians unaccustomed to such riots. Police Chief Jim Chu said nine officers were injured, including one who required 14 stitches after being hit with a brick and some who had bite marks. He said 15 cars were burned, including two police cars. A local business leader estimated more than 50 businesses were damaged. Chu called those who incited the riot “criminals and anarchists” and officers identified some in the crowd as the same people who smashed windows and caused trouble through the same streets the day after the 2010 Winter

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