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GILFORD — At its meeting Monday night, the School Board will discuss the petition signed by nearly 70 residents asking for a special meeting of the School District to discuss the position of superintendent. A representative of the SAU

said the regular meeting will be held in the library at the Gilford Elementary School in anticipation of larger-than-normal attendance. The petition came after district residents voted nearly 2-to-1 during March’s annual SB-2 vote to adhere to the terms of a plan approved by the

district voters in 1998, when Gilford residents chose to separate administratively from Laconia. The plan, approved by the state Department of Education, called for a different management structure than the traditional superintendentdriven one. However, the School Board,

at that time, chose to ignore the voter-approved plan and instituted the traditional public education model that is still in place today. The issue came to the fore during the 2011-12 budget cycle when current Superintendent Paul DeMinico announced see GILFOrd page 12

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PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Through it all, the kidnapping, the repeated sexual assaults and the isolation of being hidden away for over 18 years, Jaycee Dugard survived by playing the good girl. She followed the orders of the serial sex offender who had immobilized her with a stun gun in June 1991, stashed her in his car and then laughed to his accomplice-wife that he couldn’t believe he had gotten away with it. Over the following months, if Dugard balked at his commands, Phillip Garrido terrorized her by turning on the gun so she could hear it “zap.” “I didn’t want it to happen again, so I was good,” she recalled in vivid grand jury testimony released Thursday after her abductors were sentenced to prison. She “tried to do what he wanted me to do even though I didn’t like it.” The testimony was unsealed at the request of several media organizations, including The Associated Press. Detailed descriptions of sex abuse were redacted, see GIRL page 13

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Bleak U.S. jobs report dampens hopes of steady growth WASHINGTON (AP) — A bleak jobs report suggests the recovery from the Great Recession will be longer and bumpier than many economists had envisioned. Most economists say job growth should strengthen later this year as gasoline prices drop further and the economy recovers from the effects of natural disasters in the U.S. and abroad. But the recovery is starting to weaken 17 months before the 2012 election, which could hurt President Barack Obama’s re-election prospects.

The unemployment rate in May inched up to 9.1 percent from 9 percent, the Labor Department said Friday; when Obama took office, it was 7.8 percent. The Conference Board, a business research group, predicts the rate will be 8.5 percent at the end of next year. That would mean Obama would face a higher unemployment rate than any president running for re-election since World War II. “The recovery has not been derailed, but it’s slow,” said Michelle Meyer, an econo-

mist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. “We’re still in a muddle-through period.” Only 54,000 jobs were created in May, the fewest in eight months. By contrast, an average of 220,000 jobs were created in each of the previous three months. Private companies hired only 83,000 workers in May — the fewest in nearly a year — while state and local governments cut 30,000 jobs. The Dow Jones industrial average finished down 97 points, its third straight see JOBS page 10

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — John Edwards acknowledged he has “done wrong” and hurt others but strongly denied breaking the law after federal prosecutors charged him Friday with using $925,000 in under-the-table campaign contributions to hide his pregnant mistress during his 2008 run for president. The former U.S. senator and two-time Democratic presidential hopeful was indicted on six felony charges that he violated campaign finance laws in a desperate bid to protect both his White House hopes

and his image as a devoted family man. Edwards, 57, pleaded not guilty and was released without bail on the condition he surrender his passport and not leave the continental U.S. A former trial lawyer who won multimillion-dollar verdicts with the same formidable powers of persuasion that propelled his political career, he now faces the prospect of a lurid trial and the possibility of both prison time and the loss of his license to practice law. “There’s no question that I’ve done

wrong. And I take full responsibility for having done wrong. And I will regret for the rest of my life the pain and the harm that I’ve caused to others,” Edwards said outside the courthouse. “But I did not break the law, and I never, ever thought I was breaking the law.” The charges came after a two-year FBI investigation into the former North Carolina senator’s use of money from two wealthy backers to send his pregnant mistress, Rielle Hunter, into hiding in 2007 see EDWARDS page 6

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Dozens of Democrats join in scolding Obama with House vote on Libya WASHINGTON (AP) — The House harshly scolded President Barack Obama on Friday for launching U.S. military forces against Libya without congressional approval, fiercely disputing constitutional powers and flashing bipartisan frustration over a nearly three-month-old conflict with no end in sight. However, lawmakers stopped short of a more draconian resolution to order an

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Officials searched through the night and Naehbrass was found about 8:30 a.m. Friday about a mile from her home by Conservation Officer James Kneeland. Naehbrass was found in a vacant home. She was taken to a hospital for evaluation of exposurerelated injuries.

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Will Palin run? Who knows? Who cares? The press is agog because the cidevant Alaska governor and 2008 vice presidential candidate is in the midst of her bus tour up and down the East Coast. A girl has to keep an eye on her TV ratings. It’s a safe bet that Palin will be playing the “Will She/Won’t She?” game as far as the elastic will stretch without breaking. But actually, the elastic is already broken. It’s a safe to say that Palin will never be the presidential candidate of the Republican Party, however much the Obamians yearn to have her to kick around until November 2012. The Republican Party has been on a suicide mission in the months since the midterm elections handed them the House of Representatives last fall, with the U.S. Senate almost within their grasp. As victorious tea party candidates surged into Washington, D.C., they swore mighty oaths that rather than add a single zero to the debt of the U.S. government, they would fast until death, or make a histrionic lunge in that direction, or make a big stink or a sort of stink. By God, they would draw a line, if only to get pushed off it. The establishment press wrote encouraging editorials about newly elected U.S. Republican Sen. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, hailing this throwback to the economic dark ages as a man of prudent principle, taking on social programs reckoned by well-heeled press magnates as fiscally imprudent. Ryan was duly installed as the new Republican chairman of the House Budget Committee and lost no time in announcing his plan to change Medicare from what it is now — a federal medical insurance plan for America’s seniors — into a privatized affair run by insurance companies, which, given the slightest chance, would pare back services to what these same insurance companies conceive to be fiscal prudence. It took about 30 seconds for America’s seniors to realize that Ryan’s plan represented an overt onslaught on one of the two federal programs left — the other is Social Security — that keep them barely afloat. On May 25, Democrat Kathy Hochul used the Medicare issue to win what had been a safe Republican House seat in the 26th Congressional District in western New York state. Since then, the wind has been whistling out of the Ryan balloon. Republicans who only a month ago were roaring their support for the man have scuttled for cover. As Ryan whimpers at Democratic opportunism and “demagoguery,” his prime defenders are the above-mentioned press magnates and their hired opinion formers at The New York Times and Washington Post solemnly urging the Democrats not to overuse the Medicare bludgeon and to remember that Ryan had at least advanced a plan

that had not shirked Prudence and Responsibility. Prudence and Responsibility don’t carry much weight when seniors with cancer are suddenly faced with the prospect of bills of $2,500 every couple of months for the treatments keeping them alive. Seniors vote. The Democrats will run on defense of Medicare and Social Security all the way to 2012. At the moment, the Republican presidential candidates in the field are scarcely convincing, whether it be the Mormon Romney, who failed in 2008, or the Passionaria of Tea Partydom, the fiery madwoman U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann. My current favorite is a man touted solemnly in the Washington Post as a hot newcomer, Herman Cain, the black founder of Godfather’s Pizza. Here he was, on Fox with Chris Wallace, who suddenly popped Cain a question about the Palestinians’ right of return, freshly rejected by Netanyahu. CAIN: “Right of return? Right of return?” WALLACE: “The Palestinian right of return.” CAIN: “That’s something that should be negotiated.” Quizzed again, Cain seemed foggy about the Israeli position on the matter, as well as his own. CAIN: “Yes, but under — but not under — Palestinian conditions. Yes. They should have a right to come back if that is a decision that Israel wants to make ... I don’t think they have a big problem with people returning.” Of course, this was immediately pounced upon by the commentariat as evidence that Cain is not a serious candidate. But Cain stuck to his guns on an ensuing appearance on Fox: “Chris (Wallace) caught me offguard. I didn’t understand the right of return. That came out of left field, out of all the questions I anticipated him asking me, I didn’t even conceive of him asking me about the right of return. I now know what that is. The thing that you’re going to learn about Herman Cain, if he doesn’t know something, he’s not going to try and fake it or give an answer that he doesn’t know what he’s talking about. Now here’s the thing about that right of return that I’ve learned since Sunday. It wasn’t that they were kicked out of Israel by the Jews, no! Their Arab leaders asked them to leave because they thought they were going to annihilate what was left, and then they’re going to go back. So yes, I still stick by my answer.” A man of principle, evidently, but as unlikely as Palin or Bachmann ever to stick a “buck stops here” sign on the Oval Office desk. Scenting opportunity, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani is now making moves consonant with a see next page

LETTERS It’s the rich who invest & create jobs; keep taxing them and. . . To the editor, Congratulations to Mr. Guinta for keeping voters informed about what he is doing in Washington. I look forward to reading his updates in The Laconia Daily Sun every two weeks. I have a few concerns about what is happening in our country. The national debt and of course unemployment are at the top of my list. When you’re standing in an unemployment line it is hard to believe the economy is improving. Obama doesn’t seem to take the national debt seriously. He and FDR would have been best buddies since they both “tax the rich” and spend on programs that cannot succeed. Yes, the poor will always be with us and so will the freeloaders. It doesn’t take

a rocket scientist to figure out that it’s the rich who invest and therefore create jobs. Keep taxing them and they will invest outside our country. The “right to work” law was vetoed by Gov. John Lynch. Too bad he can’t see beyond his nose. Obama has the same problem. They depend on the union employees’ votes to stay in office. Companies are relocating to right to work states. Unions have a stranglehold on education. That’s a whole different topic. . . for later. Keep up the good work Mr. Guinta! I wonder what happened to Kelly Ayotte, Charlie Bass and Jeanne Shaheen. Haven’t heard a word from them since they were elected. T. Gebhard Belmont

People should get investments in their homes back, & then some To the editor, Why in the hell does the media have to scare people and put them in a panic mode? They are telling everyone how bad the housing market is. So people panic and hold off on buying homes. Good banks are lending money to home buyers. People who have worked so hard on their homes are getting screwed big time. It is not fair to the home owner who is trying to sell their home. Some have put over $70,000 into their homes. They should be able to get most of that back and then some. People want to get the homes cheap. Well think of it this way. You want a home that is clean and all you have to do is move in? Or do you want one you

have to fix up? Then, when all is said and done, you have spent the same as the house you said was too much money and all you had to do was move in. That is food for thought and is also true. So in the long run you have a nice clean house that is move-in ready without having to put alot of money into fixing it up. I know that is right. Now if the media would shut the heck up and not scare people then maybe the houses would start selling. So STOP listening to the stupid media and buy a home if you can do so. Now that is good advice. Their is nothing like your own home. Anna DeRose Moultonborough

Thanks for helping make Memorial Day at LMS so memorable To the editor, On Friday morning, May 27, the Laconia Middle School came together with local organizations to celebrate Memorial Day and to remember those who have done so much for our community and our country to ensure peace and freedom for all Americans. The ceremony, on the shores of Lake Opechee, was a special event where the Laconia community joined together with the school to educate and inspire the school children of tomorrow’s future. On behalf of the staff and stu-

dents at Laconia Middle School, we would like to thank Commander Don Doherty and the members of the VFW, Commander Doris Brady, Sgt. Earle Beale and the members of the American Legion as well as the Laconia Police Department for contributing to the success of the celebration. We would also like to thank Whittemore’s Flower Shop for generously donating the beautiful wreath that helped make the day so memorable. Dawn Emond Laconia

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Monday screening of ‘In My Country’ is free & open to the public To the editor, The second movie in our International Film Series is “In My Country”, to be shown Monday evening, June 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the Laconia Library. The series strives to understand the meaning and many ways that we struggle to understand how democracy can be lived in a world of tension, cultural differences, and great inequitable disbursement of wealth. “In My Country” is the story of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission hearings in South Africa, in which the perpetrators of murder and torture on both sides during Apartheid are invited to come forward and confront their victims. By telling the unvarnished truth and expressing contrition, they may be granted amnesty. Can such a plan actually bring healing to a country? How does one survive the telling? Would it be possible for other countries and peoples to use such a format for healing as the tensions and pleas for democracy rise to unexpected heights in other places?

What kind of a leader does it take to lead in such a way that forgiveness is possible? This R-rated 2004 English language film stars Samuel Jackson and Juliette Binoche. The showing is free and open to the public with a brief discussion following the movie. The series is sponsored by the Laconia Human Relations Committee, the Laconia Public Library, and the Laconia Historical and Museum Society. We often sit alone to watch a movie, or perhaps in groups where we do not know how others who share the experience feel about what has been seen together. We feel that even brief reactions and dialogue that give thoughtful attention to deep issues of living peaceably together under great stress are important to find. We believe that democracy is built on the experience of community and listening to what others have experienced. I hope that many will join us. Carol Pierce, Chair Laconia Human Relations Committee

1 arrest & 1 citation at Tilton/Northfield/Belmont check point To the editor, Chief Cormier of the Tilton Police Department, Chief Adams of the Northfield Police Department and Chief Baiocchetti of the Belmont Police Department would like to thank all the motorists, for their co-operation, who traveled through the Regional DWI Task Force checkpoint on Memorial Day weekend. During that time, the Task Force stopped 406 vehicles, made

one arrest, and issued one citation. These results we believe are a direct reflection of the impact of our DWI checkpoints and DWI patrols, where there is a decrease in DWIs and related offenses, and an increase in safer traveling in our communities. Thank you for making it a safer holiday weekend. Lt. Ryan Martin Tilton Police Department

from preceding page possible bid. He’s testing the waters in New Hampshire. The problem is that Giuliani’s candidacy in 2008 — much touted by the press — fell apart amid bizarre tactical missteps, endless publicity about his wives and mistresses, charges of corruption and the evident fact, rendered more obvious with each debate, that the guy is a vindictive SOB. As the mayor of New York during the attack on the World Trade towers, Giuliani’s prime card was leadership in crisis, a man who wouldn’t hesitate to send a team of SEALS anywhere, anytime to bring back the head of Osama bin Laden. But that card is no longer his to play. In 2008, Obama was vulnerable to attacks from Giuliani and his Democratic rival, Hill-

ary Clinton, that he was soft on terror. Hard to make that case now. George Bush brought America’s enemies to Guantanamo. Obama just has them murdered in place. This is not to say Obama is a shooin in 2012. It’s not barely worth citing the polls right now. Not too many states that handed the Obama-Biden ticket its victories in 2008 have to drop out of the Democratic column for the Electoral College math to make it a squeaker. These are early days. You bettors, keep your money in your pockets awhile. (Alexander Cockburn is coeditor with Jeffrey St. Clair of the muckraking newsletter CounterPunch. He is also co-author of the book “Dime’s Worth of Difference: Beyond the Lesser of Two Evils”.)

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when, after a week of one of the worse response’s ever, he pats his FEMA director on the back saying “GOOD JOB BROWNIE”, who was fired a few days later. In response to the letter written June 2 ,Anna DeRose hit the nail square on the head. I am a retired army sergeant with 20 years of service (58-78) and could not have written it better. Memorial Day is special day to those of us who served, for the families and friends who supported us to remember those who were not able to be with us in life today but in spirit, they will know we think of them often. I thank you for the kind words Anna DeRose, your letter was a reminder to many what Memorial Day means. Henry Osmer Hill

Why does government let people avoid called ID with cell phones? To the editor, It seems to me that anything the government does, or requires, is an ABSOLUTE LIE! The perfect example is so called “caller ID”, which only applies to honest people like you and me, but not at all to government liars, politicians, advertisers, and all the other thieves and cheats out there! They can call you any time of the day to beg for money, persuade you to their false political position, etc, but no way can you eliminate their annoying calls! When I see “unavailable” I KNOW it is a liar, cheat, politician, and won’t answer. If you consider yourself as one of those, get your caller ID to “unavailable” and warn EDWARDS from page 2 and 2008, at the height of his White House campaign. “A centerpiece of Edwards’ candidacy was his public image as a devoted family man,” the indictment said. “Edwards knew that public revelation of the affair and the pregnancy would

us you are dangerous and dishonest. Many people get cell phones to get away from caller ID! How is that possible? The gross, dishonest government regulators DEMAND that us honest phone users have caller ID, then make that great big escape hole by not requiring that of cell phone users! In fact, those become invisible, not in any directory! So what the hell is the reason for ANY phone regulation, if Obama’s pseudo government has no control or purpose? If you want NO ANSWER, get your caller ID to unknown or unavailable, then honest people won’t answer! Jack Stephenson Gilford destroy his candidacy by, among other things, undermining Edwards’ presentation of himself as a family man and by forcing his campaign to divert personnel and resources away from other campaign activities to respond to criticism and media scrutiny see next page

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Federal appeals court rules SWAT team not immune from lawsuit resulting from early morning raid on Bristol apartment in 2008 By Michael Kitch THE LACONIA DAILY SUN

BOSTON — A family who charged police violated their civil rights by using excessive force while making an arrest and conducting a search of their Bristol apartment won a day in court this week when a federal appellate court upheld in part an earlier ruling that the officers were not entitled to qualified immunity. In 2008, Thomas and Tina Mlodzinski, who are represented by attorney Matt Lahey of Laconia, brought suit against three officers of the Bristol Police Department and four members of the Central New Hampshire Special Operations Unit (SOU), including its commander Robert Cormier, then an officer in Plymouth and now chief in Tilton, in United States District Court in Concord. All the officers moved for summary judgment, arguing that they did not violate the Mlodzinskis’ rights and, even if they did, they were entitled to qualified immunity since their conduct was not clearly unlawful. from preceding page regarding the affair and pregnancy.” In an aggressive and apparently novel application of the law, prosecutors said the money constituted campaign contributions because it was intended to protect Edwards’ political career from ruin. They said the spending was illegal because Edwards should have reported it on his campaign finance filings and because it exceeded the $2,300-per-person limit on contributions. “As this indictment shows, we will not permit candidates for high office to abuse their special ability to access the coffers of their political supporters to circumvent our election laws,” said Assistant Attorney General Lanny

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Last July, Judge Joseph LaPlante ruled for the Mlodzinskis by denying the officers qualified immunity. The officers appealed to the United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit, which found that while the Bristol officers are entitled to qualified immunity, the members of the SOU are not. In case stemmed from an incident in August 2, 2006 after Bristol police came to suspect that Michael Rothman, then 17, had beaten a man with nightstick. The victim told police where Rothman lived and that he was known to carry a gun. Sergeant Michael Lewis of the Bristol police obtained warrants to arrest Rothman on a charge of second-degree assault and search for the nightstick. With allegations that Rothman could be armed, Lewis considered executing the warrants posed a high risk and enlisted the help of the SOU. Cormier mustered 15 officers for the operation. After keeping the Mlodzinskis’ second floor apartment under surveillance through the night, shortly before 4 a.m. dawn officers of the Breuer, head of the Justice Department’s criminal division. Edwards’ defense team argued in recent days that the money did not constitute campaign contributions because it was intended to hide the affair from his wife, Elizabeth, not to aid his campaign. She died of cancer last December. Defense attorney Gregory Craig called the case unprecedented and said there was no way anyone, including Edwards, should have known that the payments should have been treated as campaign contributions. “He has broken no law, and we will defend this case vigorously,” Craig said outside the courthouse.

SOU, dressed in camouflage, wearing helmets and armed with assault rifles broke down the door with a battering ram. Rothman stepped from his room into the hallway and lowered himself to the floor as ordered. He was arrested, dressed and taken away. What followed is disputed between the family and the police, but for the purposes of the appeal the court interpreted the facts in the Mlodzinskis’ favor. Jessica, Rothman’s 15 year-old sister wearing only a thong, got of bed on hearing the noise and opened the door to her room to encounter SOU

officers yelling “get down, palms in the air!” She went to the floor, then thinking she was told to rise, started to get up only to be pushed down. She lost her balance and injured her knee when it struck the floor. She was handcuffed behind her back and testified she lay on the floor with a gun at her head for seven to 10 minutes before being taken downstairs. Meanwhile, other SOU officers entered her parents bedroom. One ordered Thomas to the floor where he was handcuffed and held at gunpoint see next page

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Marion E. ‘Libby’ Melville, 87 LACONIA — Marion Elizabeth “Libby” Melville, 87, of 25 Union Avenue died on Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at the Lakes Region General Hospital. Libby was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1923 and was raised in rural Maryland by her beloved great aunt and uncle, Rachel and Francis Key Markland. She married William Melville who died in 1980, and had four daughters. Libby loved infants. Living in Malden, Mass., she cared for unwanted newborns until they were adopted and cried when each one left. In the late 1960’s, to get her girls out of the city, she moved her family into a house on five acres in New Hampshire. She taught her daughters to makedo with wood heat, a dug well and no other house in sight. She worked all her life. In 1972, she and her husband bought the West St. Superette in Concord, N.H. When he died during a break-in in 1980, she ran the store alone for nearly two years. When it sold, she moved to Laconia and worked taking care of the priests at St. Joseph’s. She got her driving license at 50 and loved it. Often she drove to Cape Cod to visit a friend, her parakeet chirping in his cage, buckled in beside her. At 65, she drove alone, round-trip, from New Hampshire to Florida, taking a route through the mountains. Her body aged, but her mind and spirit did not. She loved her grandchildren, Christmas and chocolate. She was the oldest person to ride the Polar Express in 2007. She traveled extensively but loved New Hampshire best. Her spare money went to three causes – disabled vets, elders on the Lakota Sioux Reservation in South Dakota and Smiles, where she paid monthly for one year to repair the cleft lip and palate of one child. She was strong. At 56, she could still paint the

exterior of a two-story house and plant and harvest a ½ acre garden. She said, born earlier, she would have been a pioneer. To the last moment, she was strong, smart and loving. Moments before passing away, she said to an arriving grandson who had driven three hours, “Bless Your Heart”. Then she kissed the hand of another one, as her granddaughters wrapped themselves around her on the bed. She was grateful for the smallest pleasures and believed her entire life had been blessed. Her family is heartbroken. Libby is survived by four daughters, Theresa R. Wax of Plymouth, Mass., Kathleen Brock and her husband, Gary, of Laconia, Patricia N. Sommers and her husband, Warren, of Laconia and Sherry Melville of Belmont; eight grandchildren, Shane, Kiersten, Aaron, Josh, Heather, Eirikur, Zack and Steffie; five great grandchildren, Korey, Vitalia, Isabella, Alison and Gabriel. In addition to parents and her husband, Libby was predeceased by a grandson, Matthew. There will be no calling hours. A private funeral service will be held. Burial will be in the family lot in Blossom Hill Cemetery, Concord, N.H. For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the New Hampshire Humane Society, PO Box 572, Laconia, NH 03247 or to SmileTrain, PO Box 96231, Washington, D.C. 20090-6231. Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N. H. is assisting the family. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.

from preceding page for “a short time” then was taken to the living room. Tina, his wife, lay in bed, half-dressed under the gun of another officer who ordered her to the floor. When she told him she had no top on, he allowed her to remain in bed where she too was handcuffed. A female officer arrived, wrapped her in a sheet and led her to the living room. Jessica and her parents were joined in the living

room by Amy Firmanick, Rothman’s girlfriend, with their baby. Jessica testified that Lewis told the family they would remain under arrest until the nightstick was found, read them their “Miranda” rights and told Furmanick the police would take her child “unless we get some answers.” The Mlodzinskis testified they remained handcuffed for between 45 minutes and an hour while Jessica and Amy were see next page

Principal says students & staff drinking the water at I-LES BY ADAM DRAPCHO

MEREDITH — Inter-Lakes Elementary Principal Steven Kelley said on Friday that despite moderately high levels of arsenic in the school’s well water, students are not being given bottled water or prohibited from drinking the tap water. The statement contradicts press coverage of a recent school board meeting, in which a district administrator was reported in both of the region’s daily newspapers to say that students would be provided with free bottled water to drink until a longterm solution could be found. “The kids are drinking from the fountain, I’ve been drinking from the fountain,” Kelley said. The school, which draws its drinking water from an artesian well, was discovered in a routine test in

February to have levels of arsenic higher than the acceptable level as monitored by the Department of Environmental Services. During the board meeting on May 24, director of buildings and grounds Chris Wald told the board that the DES’s accepted level for arsenic had recently been lowered from 50 parts per billion to 10 parts per billion and the recent test found the elementary’s well water had 13 parts per billion. Reacting to the violation, the school board discussed at the meeting possible solutions to the problem and resolved to a filtration system by the start of the next school year. In the meantime, Kelley said on Friday, the water is safe to drink. “We were not told we couldn’t drink the water.” Reading from a letter drafted by DES and sent home to parents, he said, “it is not necessary to find alternative sources for water.”

from preceding page questioned separately in the kitchen and other officers searched the apartment.. One by one the handcuffs were removed and shortly after 5 a.m. the lst of the officers left. The search uncovered three baggies with small amounts of marijuana, a glass smoking pipe, and a hunting knife under Rothman’s bed, but no nightstick or gun was ever found. Rothman later told police that he hid the nightstick outside the apartment and after the search tossed it in the river. The Mlodzinskis claim that police violated their right “to be secure from unreasonable searches and seizures,” enshrined in the fourth amendment to the United States Constitution by keeping them handcuffed for a prolonged period. Moreover, Jessica and Tina, her mother, contend they were subjected to excessive, contrary to the fourth amendment, and also were victims of assault and battery. The officers countered that they were entitled to qualified immunity. In determining whether qualified immunity applies, the court considers first whether the alleged facts represent a violation of a constitutional right and, second, if so, whether the right was “clearly established” when the alleged violation occurred. In determining whether the right was “clearly established,” the court must decide first if the law itself was sufficiently clear that a reasonable officer could understand he was violating the right and, second, if in light of the facts of the case, a reasonable officers could understand his conduct violated the right. The district court denied the officers’ claims of

qualified immunity altogether. However, the appellate court found that the Bristol police and Cormier were justified in keeping the Mlodzinskis handcuffed while the apartment was searched. The court allowed that since Rothman was removed, his family posed no threat of preventing his arrest. But, the court acknowledged that by handcuffing the family, the officers were able to conduct a thorough, efficient search unimpeded, without risk of hindrance or harm from others. The court also noted that the Mlodzinskis did not complain that the handcuffs were painful. But, the appellate court agreed that the four members of the SOU used excessive force against Jessica and her mother, neither of whom was a suspect and both of whom complied with commands, without justification. “A reasonably competent officer . . . would not have thought it was permissible to point an assault rifle at the head of an innocent, non-threatening, and handcuffed 15-year-old girl for seven to 10 minutes,” the judge wrote, “far beyond the time it tool to secure the premises and arrest and remove the only suspect.” Likewise, her mother Tina claimed that an assault rifle was aimed at her head for up to half an hour, while her son was taken from the apartment, her husband was led to the living room and she was lying half naked in handcuffs in bed. “It quickly became clear,” the judge wrote, “that Tina was not the suspect, that she was not trying to resist arrest or flee, that she was not dangerous, and that she was not trying to dispose of contraband or weapons.” These see next page


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District should take in a special meeting, Stewart said yesterday he wants an open and free discussion with the community and the members of the School Board, possibly conducted by a moderator. He went on to say the format of School Board meetings, which are all open to the public, is typically very formal and doesn’t allow for the back and forth discussion about the administrative future of the district he believes the voters chose when they voted twice — in 1998 and again this year — to change the management platform. Doug Lambert, one of the original authors of the study that recommended the business manager concpet change back in 1998, agreed. He said he is fine with the idea that the School Board has included the recent petition on Monday’s agenda but fears the public won’t be given a full opportunity to participate in the discussion. The posted agenda specifies that the time for public comment is before the discussion of new business — which includes the newest petition for a speicial meeting. In addition, the board agenda iterates in bold letters that the public comment period “is intended to give citizens a voice and the (School Board) an opportunity to hear directly from citizens.” “This time is not intended for Q & A,” the agenda continues. “Questions about programs and practices may be directed to respective administrators during the school day.” Neither DeMinico nor Assistant Superintendent Scott Isabelle were available to comment on this story yesterday. The School Board meetings begins at 6 p.m. and will be in the library at the Gilford Elementary School.

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JACOB from page one pete at such a level? It helps that Marshall, currently a student at Woodland Heights Elementary School, figured out from a very early age what he wanted in life. “He kept telling us that he was a cowboy,” recalled David Marshall, Jacob’s father. The fascination was curious for David and Carrie Ann Marshall. Neither of them had ever been interested in horses. After seeing her son’s insistence, Carrie Ann relented and signed kindergarten-aged Jacob up for a riding lesson. There was no turning back. “He was hooked,” she said. At the time, Jacob recalled, his ambitions were simple. “I wanted to ride fast,” he said, so he began training for and competing in barrel racing, an event where contestants and their horse leave the starting line, sequentially circle three barrels and then return to the same line they started from. He just fell in love with it, right from the bat,” said David. Jacob, described by his parents as naturally competitive, races against opponents who are in the 13 to 18 age range. At an event at Oakridge Farm in Goffstown in May, Jacob came in second in the youth category and fourth overall. Jacob was smitten with the sport of horse racing in specific and horses in general. For his first year of competition, the Marshalls leased a horse for Jacob. Then they decided to look for a horse of Jacob’s own. Despite his young age and relative inexperience, his parents said he possessed an uncanny ability to judge horses, in some cases spotting flaws that his parents missed. Two years ago, when the family came across Robey — part quarterhorse, part Appaloosa, Jacob quickly connected. He credits his success, in part, to his equine racing partner. “I’m used to her and we both love each other,” he said. Their relationship was illustrated at an event held at the Hopkinton Fair last Labor Day Weekend. A misadjusted pair of stirrups caused Jacob to bounce out of his saddle when Robey was at full gallop. Jacob sailed over the horse’s head and landed directly in her path. Robey came to an immediate

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stop and stood over the young rider, sheltering him with her neck and head until David came running. Jacob and Robey’s best time so far is about 18 seconds. So far, they’ve racked up enough points for the pair to qualify for one run at the Youth World Championship, which will be held in Jackson, Mississippi. It would be the biggest arena yet for Jacob, but his family isn’t sure yet if they’ll make the long trip for a single run that will last a fraction of a minute. Jacob and his family, which includes 14 year-old older sister and official photographer Chelsea, have made a deal. If Jacob and Robey can earn enough points in coming events for two more runs — a total

of three — they’ll make the trip to Mississippi. Jacob’s ambitions have evolved since he first started riding. He now wants to be world barrel racing champion. His fast times have begun to earn him a few dollars in prize money, funds which he hopes to build until he can afford a big truck with custom graphics and a large show trailer, painted red, white and blue, for his horses. His equine fascination extends beyond the competition arena, too. Jacob’s ultimate goal is to own a ranch where he’ll raise horses. He can’t get enough of the animals. “I just love horses and they all love me,” he said.

GIRL from page 2 but the testimony painted a portrait of a vulnerable child, teenager and young woman who fought to preserve her innocence and spirit and protect the two daughters she had with Garrido. For months, the only person she saw was Garrido, who locked her inside a backyard studio and brought her meals. When she confessed feeling lonely, he gave her a cat, which he took away once it started urinating indoors. He introduced her to his wife, Nancy, and Dugard was moved into another backyard room where the three of them would sleep. After assaulting Dugard, Garrido “would, like, go get food, and we’d sit up and watch TV and movies and stuff,” she recalled. “I had told them my birthday, and so they came in... And they gave me some Barbie stuff because they knew I liked to play with Barbies.” Garrido also gained control over his young hostage by manipulating her confusion. He at first refused to tell her why he had taken her, or even his name. But he eventually persuaded her that “I was helping somebody, even though it was in a really sick, perverted way,” Dugard recalled. “In the beginning, he said that I was helping him and that, you know, he got me so that he wouldn’t have to do this to anybody else. So I was helping him,” Dugard, now 31, said during her September 2010 grand jury appearance. “I guess that’s how I felt, yeah. That’s what he told me.”

The relationship changed after the births of their children, the first when Dugard was 14. The sexual assaults became less frequent and stopped altogether once Dugard became pregnant again a little more than two years later. As the girls grew older, Garrido wanted them to act and go out in public like a real family. Dugard and the daughters were instructed to call Garrido “dad” and his wife, “mom.” He told Dugard, whom he always had called “Snoopy,” to pick an alias. She chose “Allissa.” “We just started like, acting like a family, and we would celebrate their birthdays together. Just trying to be normal, I guess,” she said of the years after her daughters, now 13 and 16, were born. At times, Garrido would offer an apology of sorts, saying “he’s so sorry for what he did; he can’t believe he did it. I would tell him, “’It’s OK. You know, I’m OK. You don’t have to worry.’” The façade was difficult to maintain. Phillip Garrido was prone to mercurial moods and bouts of paranoia, during which he would listen to the walls with electronic ears and say he heard voices he thought were the police. He instructed Dugard and their daughters to avoid his parole agents should they make a surprise home visit, and told Dugard to immediately ask for a lawyer if he were arrested. She assured him she would. “I just didn’t want to make him mad because he would go through these — not physically violent but just really mad,” she recalled.

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NASCAR championships and now going for his sixth. It’s never been done before. I think a lot is us take our lifestyle for granted because it’s just normal for us. CQ Press base these rankings on 44 factors that reflect a state’s quality of life including median household income, crime rate, state business tax climate, employment, education, and even how many days of sunshine there are. Given the fact that the sun hasn’t shown too much in 2011 so far, we are going to have to work extra hard this year in other areas to repeat. New England, in general, faired pretty well with Vermont coming in 8th on the list, Massachusetts 13th, Connecticut 11th, and Maine ranking 20th. Mississippi came in dead last, as it has for nine of the last ten years, and given the flooding these poor folks have had to deal with this year they will likely come in 51st for 2011. My broker has put together a long list of accolades and achievements about NH which is comsee next page

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PLYMOUTH — “1964,” hailed by critics and fans alike as the most authentic and endearing Beatles tribute show in the world, comes to The Flying Monkey Performance Center for one performance only at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 12. Since the early 1980s, “1964” has been thrilling audiences all over the globe with what Rolling Stone Magazine has called the “Best Beatles Tribute on Earth.” “1964” takes audiences on a journey through a quintessential moment in music history that will live forever. Unlike other acts, “1964” concentrates only on the “touring years” of the Beatles, one of the most well documented times of the Beatles’ career. Over 20 years of researching and performing have made “1964” masters of their craft as they recreate an early ‘60’s live Beatles concert with period instruments, clothing, hairstyles, and onstage banter that remains unmatched to this day. The only act of their kind to have performed seven sold-out shows at Carnegie Hall, they recently played at the historic Red Rocks Amphitheatre on the exact 40th anniversary of the Beatles performance there — and actually sold more tickets their heroes. Tickets to the “1964” performance are $42.50 for Gold Circle and $35 for select Orchestra and Balfrom preceding page monly referred to as the N.H. Advantage. Here is just a sampling: — NH is the #1 state for retirement in the country according to based on cost of living, unemployment rate, tax burden, climate, crime rates, and life expectancy. — We are rated the best place in the nation to raise children according to the National Kids Count Survey. — N.H. has the lowest poverty level in the country and the highest median income in the nation according to the U.S. Census Bureau (they must have mistakenly omitted real estate agents). — We have the 2nd best insurance rates in the country. — We have the lowest crime rate in the nation according to the FBI. — N.H. has one of the lowest tax burdens (8-percent of income)in the nation (yes, I know our property tax rates suck). — NH has the third healthiest real estate market in the nation according to Lending Tree. — Lake Winnipesaukee was ranked the #1 retirement place in the country under the category “leisure living for recreational and cultural opportunities” by MacMillanTravel. — Ranked top in New England for the “best state for business” by Forbes Magazine. So as we head into our summer tourism season, keep in mind that you should be kind to all of the visitors in our beautiful state no matter how badly they drive. They are not used to seeing such amazing scenery, gorgeous lakes and mountains, and so many people happy about where they live. Log on to my blog at and leave me your thoughts on this report or the real estate market in general. Roy Sanborn is a REALTOR® for Roche Realty Group, at 97 Daniel Webster Highway in Meredith and can be reached at 677-8420. Data was compiled as of 6/1/11 using the Northern New England Real Estate MLS System.

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FRANKIN — In an effort to “step up” physical activity in the community, LRGHealthcare, in conjunction with the Greater Franklin HEAL (Healthy Eating Active Living) Coalition recently coordinated a story walk on the Odell Park River Trail. The walk featured a story from children’s author, Diane Muldrow. “We Planted a Tree” was broken up into sections along the trail and families read the story together while walking. At the completion, participants enjoyed healthy snacks and planted seedlings to take home. “This project was an exciting collaboration involving children’s literature while promoting physical activity and good nutrition,” said Franklin Regional Hospital Community Educator Melissa Rizzo. “The Odell park renovations are wonderful. Fitness stations have been installed on the River Trail, and see RIVER TRAIL page 21

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––––––– ALMANAC ––––––– Today is Saturday, June 4, the 155th day of 2011. There are 210 days left in the year. Today’s highlight in history: On June 4, 1940, during World War II, the Allied military evacuation of more than 338,000 troops from Dunkirk, France, ended. On this date: In 1783, the Montgolfier brothers first publicly demonstrated their hot-air balloon, which did not carry any passengers, over Annonay, France. In 1784, opera singer Elizabeth Thible became the first woman to fly aboard a Montgolfier hot-air balloon, over Lyon, France. In 1892, the Sierra Club was incorporated in San Francisco. In 1910, the Ballets Russes premiered its dance adaptation of the Rimsky-Korsakov suite “Scheherazade” in Paris. In 1919, Congress approved the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guaranteeing citizens the right to vote regardless of their gender, and sent it to the states for ratification. In 1939, the German ocean liner St. Louis, carrying more than 900 Jewish refugees from Germany, was turned away from the Florida coast by U.S. officials. In 1942, the Pacific Battle of Midway began during World War II. In 1954, French Premier Joseph Laniel and Vietnamese Premier Buu Loc signed treaties in Paris according “complete independence” to Vietnam. In 1986, Jonathan Jay Pollard, a former Navy intelligence analyst, pleaded guilty in Washington to conspiring to deliver information related to the national defense to a foreign government, specifically Israel. (He is serving a life prison term.) One year ago: On his third personal trek to the Gulf disaster, President Barack Obama said that he saw some progress in fighting the enormous oil spill but that it was “way too early to be optimistic.” Death claimed Jack Harrison, 97, survivor of the Great Escape plot by Allied prisoners in World War II. Today’s Birthdays: Actor Bruce Dern is 75. Musician Roger Ball is 67. Actresssinger Michelle Phillips is 67. Jazz musician Anthony Braxton is 66. Rock musician Danny Brown (The Fixx) is 60. Actor Parker Stevenson is 59. Actor Keith David is 55. Actress Julie Gholson is 53. Actor Eddie Velez is 53. Singer-musician El DeBarge is 50. Actress Julie White is 50. Actress Lindsay Frost is 49. Tennis player Andrea Jaeger is 46. Rhythm-and-blues singer Al B. Sure! is 43. Actor Scott Wolf is 43. Comedian Horatio Sanz is 42. Actor Noah Wyle is 40. Rock musician Stefan Lessard (The Dave Matthews Band) is 37. Actor-comedian Russell Brand is 36. Actress Angelina Jolie is 36. Actor Theo Rossi is 36. Rock musician JoJo Garza is 31. Model Bar Refaeli is 26.


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CALENDAR TODAY’S EVENTS “Cruisin’ The Village” car show in Belmont. 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Featuring classic cars and a performance by the rockabilly band “Route 56”. Cars will be displayed in front of the Belmont Mill. Laconia Youth Soccer League sign-ups for fall 2011 season. 9 to noon at the Laconia Community Center. $30 per child or $50 per family. Celebrity waiter dinner to benefit the Middle N.H. Arts & Entertainment Center in Franklin. 5:30 p.m. at the Elks Lodge. Theme of dinner is “Taste of Italy”. Servers will compete for title “Best Waiter”. $30. Call 934-1901 Mon.-Fri. from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 8th Annual Kainen M. Flynn Fishing Derby for children at the Gunstock Mountain Resort in Gilford. 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Town-Wide Yard Sale at the Alton Community Center, featuring the Garden Club’s Annual Plant and Pastries Sale. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 9th Annual Briarcrest Community Yard Sale. 8 a.m. to noon. Spaghetti dinner and album release party to benefit Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association’s assistance of veterans in need. 4 to 9 p.m. at the VFW Hall on Court Street in Laconia. Live music, raffles, and first-ever album release of “Fightin’ Folk”. $8 per person. Free workshop on container gardening and how to cook fresh grown herbs from your garden at Moulton Farm in Meredith. Call 279-3915 for more details and to register. Sgt. Katherine E. Brunelle Memorial Concert at the Flying Monkey Performance Center in Plymouth. 7 p.m. Tickets at the door $20. Sponsored by the Lincoln/Woodstock Rotary Club. 35-piece orchestra, an amazing violinist and the world premiere by an award winning composer. Ham & Bean Supper hosted by the Ellacoya Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star. 5 p.m. at the Squam Valley Masonic Building on Route 3 in Holderness. $7 for adults and $3 for children. 8th Annual Shaving to Conquer Kids Cancer event at the Gilford Youth Center. Hosted by the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. To become a shavee, sponsor a shavee, be a barber, or become a corporate sponsor visit and click “Find One Near You”, then type Gilford, New Hampshire and follow the instructions. Broadway North Spring Recital: “Dance is Wild”. 1 p.m. matinee and again at 6 p.m. at the Gilford High School Auditorium. All are invited. Tickets on sale at the studio and at the door. For more information call 524-6225. Pemi-Baker Valley Republican Committee all-youcan-eat spaghetti dinner. 5 to 7:30 p.m. $10 for adults and $5 for children 5-12. Guest speaker (about 6 p.m.) will be N.H. House Speaker Bill O’Brien. Silent and live auctions hosted by Helping Other People Everywhere (HOPE) at the Lions Club in Moultonborough. 4:30 preview and 6 p.m. auction start. Proceeds will benefit Center Harbor Food Pantry and Moultonborough United Methodist Church Food Pantry. Annual plant sale sponsored by the Belknap County Master Gardeners. Starting at 9 a.m. at 452 School Street in Tilton. Carefully potted perennials, herbs, wildflowers, grasses, bulbs and some annuals will be available for $5 each with a limit of 10 per customer. Block party of the Plymouth Town Common to celebrate launch of BetterBuildings program to promote energy savings for area homeowners and businesses. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tours of energy efficient buildings, live music from the Chris Peters Band, scavenger hunt, etc. Held in conjunction with the Pemi-Baker Food Fare. Free sampling. Spring Herb and Garden Day at Canterbury Shaker Village. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Shaker Village has partnered with NOFA NH Herbal Network, an organization who shares our dedication to educating the community about the traditions of herbal and backyard medicine, holistic health, and herbal self-care. This will be a day of celebrating herbal traditions and will feature a wide variety of interactive workshops, hand-on activities, demonstrations, garden walks and an herbal market fair. Admission: $17 for adults, $8 for children ages 6-17, children 5 and under free, $42 family rate (includes 2 adults and 3 children). Members are FREE! 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 Al-Anon Meeting at the Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia. 8 to 9:15 p.m. each Saturday in the firstfloor conference room. Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 645-9518.

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Dear Annie: My mother was physically and mentally abused as a child. I know because I have been listening to the horror stories since I was 5 years old. I am now in my 40s and, quite frankly, am running out of compassion for her. First of all, I resent her dumping this on me when I was so young. Second, I know plenty of people who had rotten childhoods, but they eventually made peace with the past and stopped whining about it all the time. I understand venting as a part of the healing process, as I have been in therapy myself. But I don’t get any sense that my mother is trying to heal. We cannot have a conversation without her bringing up some awful incident or begging me to tell her why my grandparents didn’t love her. She tells the same dreary stories over and over almost word for word, and it sounds like self-pity to me. I don’t know why my grandparents didn’t love her. And she abused me, too, in exactly the same ways, but refuses to admit it. Is there any halfway polite way to tell her to grow up and shut up? Or am I just being a witch with a capital B? I once suggested she get therapy, and she nearly screamed the house down proclaiming she’s not “nuts” and doesn’t need “a shrink.” Any suggestions? -- Indiana Dear Indiana: Your mother isn’t “nuts,” but she absolutely needs therapy. She cannot let go of the past, nor has she found a healthy way to deal with it. She is also being abusive to you by bringing this up over and over and expecting you to somehow take away the pain. The next time she starts up, tell her it is too difficult for you to listen to her childhood stories and you will no longer be her emotional punching bag. Then leave. If she needs to vent, she should talk to a professional. Dear Annie: Are people no longer taught common courtesy? I am a neatly dressed senior citizen. Due to an accident, I

have nerve damage to my face. Even though I have had extensive reconstructive surgery, the disfigurement is still visible. I have tried to make the best of what life has handed me and rarely think about it. However, I was walking through an upscale department store, not far from the cosmetics department. Two clerks there began staring and laughing. I was embarrassed and continued walking briskly when one of the Store Bullies yelled mockingly across the store, “May I help you?” even though I was no longer near their section. I was so humiliated that I left the store and have no intention of ever returning. I will happily take my business where I am treated with respect. I find this behavior totally lacking in class, consideration and intelligence. What should I have done? -- Looks Aren’t Everything Dear Looks: You should have taken the names of those rude clerks and reported them to the manager. They are damaging the reputation of the store and should be reprimanded, not only for the way they treated you, but because they will behave this way toward others unless told to stop. Dear Annie: I read the letter from “Gone to the Gym,” who complained that there were overweight women in her doctor’s office. I have two doctors who smoke and drink, and nurses who smoke behind office doors. Even the lab tech reeks of cigarettes. It is the old saying of “do as I say and not as I do.” Health is a personal choice for the individual. I choose to be healthy whether or not my physician leads a healthy life. I see skinny people working at McDonald’s, but I don’t jump to the conclusion that fast food makes you skinny. Where you work has no bearing on how healthy you are. -- Realistic in L.A.

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 Cocker Spaniel puppies, 3 left, papers, shots, home raised. Great family pets!, (603)539-5867.

2001 GMC Jimmy 4x4: V-6, Auto, Runs Good, $2,500/best offer. 630-0957.

BOAT SLIPS For Rent At the Winnipesaukee Pier Weirs Beach, NH Reasonable rents installments payments for the season. Call 366-4311.

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

AKC Dalmatian Puppy: 8-weeks, male, champion bloodlines, 1st shot & health certificate, by experienced breeder. 520-7922.

2002 Pontiac, Grand-Am special edition, all power, 4 cyl auto, inspected, $2,800. 279-7758 after 4:30pm. 2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4 door, 4wd, good condition, 115K miles, $3,400. Call anytime 387-8278.

AKC yellow labs $700. First shots, AKC papers, vet health certificate. Ready now. Conway (603)726-6273.

2007 Volvo XC70, AWD, 32K Miles, black w/graphite gray leather interior, heated seats and all the extras. $24,500. 603-293-8338

FREE 5-year old yellow house cat. Needs quiet home, likes cats/not dogs or kids. 279-4850

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

DOCK FOR rent. Paugus Bay. 10 beam, unlimited length. $1,800/season. 941-730-3111

SUMMER child care in my home, meals and snacks provided, weekly trips to park and library. Twenty-five years experience as pediatric nurse. 393-1824

Employment Wanted

CASH FOR junk cars & trucks. POMERANIAN Puppies: 2 litters First litter ready June 21st. 3 males (2 black 1 sable) 2nd litter ready July 5th, 2 females, (color Sable), Health certificates and first shots. $600/ With papers, $500/ Without. Deposits accepted 524-6750, cell 630-4104.

Announcement IF YOU USED THE ANTIBIOTIC DRUG LEVAQUIN and suffered a tendon rupture, you may be entitled to compensation. Call Attorney Charles Johnson 1-800-535-5727.


14 ft. Sea Nymph aluminum boat on Loadmaster trailer and 6HP Evinrude Outboard motor in good condition. Asking $1200. (603)279-1168.

For more information, call Heidi 617-894-0178 or

For Rent

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

OPEN HOUSE 12:30-3:30 Free Sample acupuncture and shiatsu treatments Food & Drink Meet Heidi and Russ

Woman seeking housecleaning work. Houses, apartments, condos, vacation rentals, vacated units1 time, weekly or bi-monthly. Experienced, reasonable rates. call 998-2601

CONVERTIBLES: (1) 1990 BMW 325ic, 5-speed, ready to go, $6,000/b.o.; (1) 1967 VW Bug, needs restoration or drive it as it is, $10,000/b.o. Good drive lines, very little rust on both. 934-6333 or 393-6636.


SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 2011 Upstairs at Meredith Square

Man Seeking work for Drywall, Plastering, Carpentry/Decking. 20 years experience in masonry/ brick paving. Cheap rates. Call 524-6694

Top Dollar Paid. Available 7 days a week. 630-3606 CASH paid for unwanted or junk cars and trucks. Same day service possible. 603-231-2859.

12 ft. Vhull Fiberglass boat, motor, trailer with extras. $450. Call 603-494-4558.

2003 Four Winns Horizion 210- 22 ft. with trailer and many extras. Wrap around rear seating. Fill-in cushions. Mercury 5.0 L. 260 HP. Only 71 hours. Vec hull. $20,995. 978-290-0271

Child Care Meredith in-home childcare. June-October. 5-13 yr. olds. Call Betty @ 279-7675. Experienced.

ALTON, one bedroom, includes heat/electric/hot water. $750/Month. No smoking. 603-875-7577, 603-534-7589. LAKE Winnisquam docks for rent. Parking and marine services available. 455-6662.

PRIVATE Dock Space for Rent: Up to 10x30. Varney Point, Winnipesaukee, Gilford, $2,300/ season. 603-661-2883.

Business Opportunities SMALL Engine Repair business. Tools and inventory complete. Everything to go right into busi-

APARTMENTS, mobile homes. If you need a rental at a fair price, call DRM Corp. Over 40 years in rentals. We treat you better! 524-0348 or visit M-W-F, 12-5, at 373 Court Street, Laconia. Belmont: 2 bedroom duplex. Quiet, country setting. No pets. No smoking. $190/ week. References and security required. call 603-524-4486 between 8am and 7pm for more details. BELMONT: One-bedroom condo at the Orchard. Appliances, parking, on-site laundry, and Monitor heater. No pets. $700/mo + secu-

For Rent

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VENDOR SPACE AVAILABLE Baron’s Billiard’s parking lot, 1127 Union Ave. Laconia across from Dairy Queen.

528-5001 Bike Week Accommodation Private immaculate Weirs Beach perfect for couple or vendor, Lake view, reasonable, 603-767-2211. BRISTOL: Newly renovated 1-bedroom apartment. Heat and hot water included. $600/month. 217-4141. CUTE 1-bedroom remodeled apartment in Tilton. Heat/Hot Water included. $620/Month. No pets. 603-393-9693 or 916-214-7733 FRANKLIN- Riverfront, 1-Bedroom, 2nd Floor, Attic Storage. $600/month + Utilities, Or, 1-bedroom w/office 1st Floor, Storage, Washer/Dryer, $650/Month + Utilities. No Pets, No Smoking, Security Deposit. 387-4471. GILFORD- Small 1-bedroom house w/galley kitchen, porch & private drive. $650/Month + utilities, no pets. 293-2750 GILFORD 3-Bedroom 2.5 bath, single car garage, security deposit, one year lease, no pets. $1,100 a month plus util. 293-2311 GILFORD- Small 1 bedroom house. New carpet and paint, $850/Month + utilities. No pets 293-2750 Gilford- Small studio, 2nd floor. Includes heat, hot water, electricity. $625/mo. Near Patrick!s Pub. 731-0340 Gilford-$695 fully furnished studio unit with king bed. Walking distance to shopping. Includes heat, hot water, A/C, electric & cable. References. No deposit with credit card. Lou (203) 710-4861 GILFORD-5 room apartment, eat in kitchen, large living room, 1 large bedroom 1 small bedroom/computer room, exercise room. Washer/dryer hook-up, garage, attic storage. $850/Month + heat/electricity. 524-1467. Security deposit/No pets. GILFORD: 2-bedroom apartments from $250/Week. Heat & utilities included. Pets considered. Security & References. 556-7098 GILFORD: Cute, freshly painted 1BR house, nice yard, updated kitchen and bath, $650/Month. One pet considered. 566-6815. LACONIA -Beautiful 1-bedroom large living room, fireplace, washer/dryer. Heat & Hot Water Included. $895/Month 528-6885

LACONIA, NH Spacious 2 and 3 Bedroom Apartments $630-$800 per month (Only $200 Security Deposit)

(Utilities not included)

Section 8 Welcome Income Restrictions Apply

Well Maintained Units Off Street Parking No Pets Please CONTACT US TODAY FOR MORE INFO!

1-800-742-4686 The Hodges Companies 201 Loudon Road Concord, NH 03301

LACONIA 1-Bedroom - Washer/ dryer hookup, storage, no pets. Security Deposit & references. $600/mo. + utilities. 520-4353 LACONIA Large 2-bedroom on quiet dead-end street near Paugus Bay. $900/Month. All utili-

Near hospital. No smoking, no pets. References required. $650/Month, includes utilities. (603) 630-2883 LACONIA- Close to downtown. 1 Bedroom remodeled hardwood floors, new appliances. $175/Week + security. Utilities not included. Call 524-1349 Pat LACONIA: 3 bedroom, 2nd floor, separate entrance, coin-op laundry in basement. $265/week including heat, electric & hot water. 524-1234. LACONIA: 5-Room, 2BR, close to downtown, $750/month +security; Lakeport w/lakeview, 5-Room, 2BR, $800/month +security. Leave message for Bob, 781-283-0783. LACONIA: Large 2-Bedroom on first floor, washer/dryer hookup, sun porch, non-smoker, clean/quiet building. $700/month. 528-6029. LACONIA: Nice & quiet one bedroom, 2nd floor, good neighborhood, laundry hookups, parking, $750/month includes heat. 455-8789. 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: Gilbert Apartments. Call for available apartments. 524-4428 MEREDITH- 1 bedroom cottage. Perfect for single person or couple., $450 per Month + utilities. Call 455-2831 for information MEREDITH: 2 and 3 bedroom mobile homes, $650-$800 plus utilities, security, no dogs, 279-5846. MEREDITH: 1-2 bedroom apartments & mobile homes. $650-$800/ month + utilities. No pets. 279-5846. MOULTONBOROUGH: Studio, $650/ month or pay weekly. Includes heat, hot water, electricity. On-site laundry. Security & references required. No pets. 253-8863 or 393-8245.

NORTHFIELD Are you tired of living in run down, dirty housing, then call us we have the absolute best, spotlessly clean and everything works. We include heat & hot water and all appliances, Townhouses & apartments, in Northfield one block from I-93 Call 630-3700 for affordable Clean living. NORTHFIELD: 1 room efficiency cottage with kitchenette & private bath plus additional storage space & access to coin-op laundry, $140/week including heat, electric & hot water, 524-1234. NORTHFIELD: 2 bedroom, 2nd floor, separate entrance, coin-op laundry & storage in basement, $220/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: Large 2 bedroom on 2nd & 3rd floors, $245/week including heat, electric & hot water, 524-1234. NORTHFIELD: 2 bedroom, 1st floor, coin-op laundry in basement, $225/week including heat, electric & hot water, 524-1234. TILTON- COZY 3 rooms and bath. Utilities included, absolutely no pets or smoking. $150/Week.

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For Sale


TILTON- DOWNTOWN. Room for rent in 3-bedroom, 2-bath apartment, shared with 2 other responsible adults, $125 weekly, includes all. 286-4391.

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

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

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.

HOT Tub Brand new 5-person, all options, led lighting, cover and warranty, cost $5900, sell $2500. Can deliver 603-235-5218.

Year Round Rentals Suissevale: 2BR +office. Propane heat/central AC, W/D, deeded beach. $900/month+utilities. Laconia Heights: Beautiful newer condo, 1-car garage, 2BR, den, W/D, DW, Oil heat. $950/month +utilites. Meredith: 1st floor of great 100 year old home. 2BR, large rooms, walk to town. Oil heat. $1,000/month +utilities. Winnipesaukee Springs: 3-floor remodeled unit. Walk to Weirs. Propane heat, DW, fireplace, 3rd floor sundeck. $990/month +utilities.

Century 21 Lakes Region

(603) 253-9871

For Rent-Vacation WINNIPESAUKEE Island Cottage. Private boat deck, sun deck, modern conveniences. Boat required. Weekly rental 366-4905/ 892-2981.

HP Pavilion Media Center desktop PC with Windows Vista, like new, asking $400. 279-1168 Jett III Ultra Power Wheelchair with oxygen carrier. Like new. Many power tools. $2,500. 744-6107 KITCHEN cabinets, solid Maple glaze, dovetail drawers, never installed, cost $6000, sell $1600. 603-235-1695. Kubota 2009 BX-1860 with 35 hours. Front bucket-Mid & rear PTO, turf-tires. Asking $9,500. 603-253-3120 LAZY Boy Recliner with telephone, heat, massage. $100. 528-3465 PAIR Used Mega Steps. Hardware included. Fits 2007-11 Ex. Cab PU Chev & GMC. Also Tahoe & Yukon. Excellent condition. $250/ obo. 524-0403.

For Rent-Commercial FRANKLIN 3,000 sf prime industrial, 18 foot ceilings with clear span, overhead door. $1,200 per month plus until. 455-6662 TILTON Workshop/Storage Space 3 miles from Exit 20. 1 room, 33x15, with 12ft. overhead doors, 2nd room 50x23 with 7ft. overhead doors at both ends, and a 10x10 L-shaped area. Built-in work benches. $500/month. (603) 524-7470.

PS2 with 6 Games: Including DDR and 2 matts, Disney Enchanted Journey, Sims 2 Pets, Simpsons, Juiced, ATV Offroad Fury. $100/best offer. 455-3686. SOLID oak oval dining table with 2 leaves and 6 chairs, $400. Oriental style rug, 8ft. X 11ft., $100. 279-4788

For Sale

SUZUKI Quadmaster 50 cc kid’ s four wheeler in good condition. $600. 455-8789.

$75 GE Refrigerator/Freezer 64 x 29, $75 Oak Table 60 x 42 with 6 chairs, $100 Trundle Bed Set with mattresses, $175 Burgundy Sectional Sofa, $175 White Bedroom Set w/double bed and canopy, Bureau and chest of drawers. 293-8155


5FT+ Corner Entertainment. Center, pine $100/B.O., wall hung basketball game cabinet $50/B.O. Call 524-1367 after 5pm. AMAZING! Beautiful queen or full pillow top mattress set $249, king $399. See ad under “furniture”. Ariens Zero Turn Mower with power bagger. 18 HP 44 inch cut. 12 ft. Big Tex landscape trailer. Like new. 603-387-2838 Brush Mower. 15 HP brush and 2 1/2 saplings. New $2,200. Used very little, now $950. Bow Flex Body work out machine. New $1,000, now $290. Call 267-1935 Cash for old stuff. 528-0247

Furniture Beautiful Queen or Full Mattress Set. Luxury firm European pillow-top. New in plastic, costs $1,095, sell $249. Can deliver. 603-315-3480

MATTRESS AND FURNITURE OVERSTOCKS! Twin $199. Full $249, Queen $299, King $449. Memory foam or latex $399-$999! Free bed frame or $20 off! Recliners $299! Sofas $499! Wood platform beds $199-$399! Daybed with mattress $499! NH made shaker dining & bedroom 20% off! Free local delivery, lots more!! Call Jay 603-662-9066 or Email: for other specials & details! PROMOTIONAL New mattresses starting; King set complete $395, queen set $249. 603-524-1430.

MARINE TECHNICIAN Position available for a skilled marine technician. Stern drive and/or inboard experience preferred. Good work ethic and attention to detail. Driver’s license and Boating certificate necessary. Pay commensurate with experience and ability. Call or apply to Ricky Morin

(603) 293-0059

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.


Honest, dependable, meticulous care detailer/recon tech needed for summer in Laconia. Call Bill ~ 524-4388


HELP WANTED Interviews Now Being Accepted on a First Come First Served Basis Growning Company Needs 20 People to Fill

IMMEDIATE OPENINGS NO STRIKES NO LAYOFFS Expanding Distribution Center has openings in several departments from display to management. You can do our work easily. No exerience necessary as we will provide training that can lead to a very secure position with a high starting income.

$500/Week Potential

Help Wanted Tree Climber IPM Technician

Belknap Landscape Co, Inc. is a full service company with an immediate career opportunity for a safety conscious,team oriented, motivated individual. Qualified applicant must have prior experience with tree climbing and/or working with cranes & willingness to learn IPM skills. CDL, NHPC, NHAL, ISA or TCIA certification a plus, but not required. BLC offers competitive wages and benefits to qualified individuals.

E-mail resume to:

Fax (603) 528-2799

Call for Interview BOAT Detailer, experience necessary. Part-Time, seasonal position. 978-807-7470 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 EXPERIENCED Line Cooks needed. Also, T.E.A.M. Certified Security Personel, 10pm-1:30am, Friday & Saturday evenings. For interview, call 279-3313 or email, Giuseppe!s Pizzeria & Ristorante, Meredith. HOUSEKEEPERS Wanted: We are looking for hard working people who know what clean is! Part-time positions, with potential for full-time hours available. Must be flexible, reliable and dependable. Weekends a must. Please apply in person at Fireside Inn & Suites (formerly B. Mae's Resort), Junctions of Routes 11 & 11B, Gilford, NH. Furniture mover must also be computer wise. 524-1430 or 524-0785

527-1118 EXPERIENCED Rounds Cook for busy Lakes Region restaurant. Start immediately. Nights and Weekends a must. Call for appointment. 293-8833 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


PART-TIME RECEPTIONIST Excellent opportunity to work at a small used car dealership. Looking for someone with people skills and organizational skills. Willingness to sell cars is a plus. Occasional weekends.

Email resume to:

Help Wanted LEGAL SECRETARY Professional legal secretary needed for busy Lakes Region, NH law firm. Word processing (Word) skills necessary, ability to handle multiple responsibilities in a busy environment and solid communication skills a must. Legal office experience preferred. Position may involve occasional tape transcription, filing and telephone answering. 30 hours per week. Please send resumes to: Laconia Daily Sun Box A 65 Water Street Laconia, NH 03246

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

Paradise Beach Club, Weirs beach now hiring for Bike Week. Security day and night shift, motorcycle parking & fry cooks. must be experienced and have own transportation. Call 366-2665 Leave a message option #3

PART-TIME Office Assistant: Attention to detail, knowledge of Peachtree helpful. Mon-Fri, noon-4:30pm, Swisset Tool Company, 524-0082.

PART-TIME Sales in Lakes Region Retail Store: Some weekend work required. Experience helpful. Some computer skills needed. You will need to work 4th of July weekend & Labor Day weekend. Please leave message if no answer. 617-699-2625.

FOREMAN Full-Time Hardscaping & Landscaping Experience Required


253-7111 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.

Executive Assistant This is a full-time year round benefit-eligible position. Senior administrative assistant experience required. Please submit cover letter and resume to Human Resources

Groundskeeper Full -time year round position. Heavy equipment operator experience and ability ot lift up to 50 lbs. required.

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

• Medical Records Clerk- F/T Temp. Min two yrs ofc exp. Familiarity with healthcare billing and diagnostic coding preferred. Computer literate. • LNA- Per Diem. Provide care and activities of daily living for multiple residents of the Merriman House. Experience and NH LNA license required. • LPN/RN- Per Diem. Rotating 12 hour shifts • RN- FTE 0.9. Medical-Surgical Nurse, BLS/ACLS certified. Day/ Night, 12 hr shifts. Experience preferred. • RN- Full-Time. ACLS/PALS/BLS and some acute care experience and critical care experience preferred. Must take rotating call. Positive attitude, team player, computer skills and critical thinking skills required. • Office RN- FTE 0.6 and Per Diem. Office experience preferred. BLS required. Willing to be a team player, NH License. Coumadin Therapy Certification or willingness to obtain. • Collections- Full-time. Initiate collection of accounts through written, verbal and personal contact with the patient or specified guarantor. Recommend changes & procedures as necessary to the Director of Patient Financial Services or Billing Manager. • RN- Per Diem. Med Surg Nurse, BLS/ACLS certified. Day/Night, 12 hr shifts. Experience preferred. A completed Application is required to apply for all positions Website: Contact: Human Resources, Memorial Hospital, an EOE PO Box 5001, No. Conway, NH 03860. Phone: (603)356-5461 • Fax: (603)356-9121

Adventure Park Admissions Associate Part-time and full-time needed, weekends are required. Guest services, cash handling, phone skills and reservation experience required.

Zip Tour Guides Full-time positions available beginning the first week in July. Must be 18 years of age or over.

Lift Operators Full-time lift operators, weekends requires, must be 18 years of age or over.

Retail-Rental Supervisor Full-time position available. Must be willing to work weekends and evenings. Supervisory and retail experience required. Must be 18 years of age or over.

Security Staff- Nights For seasonal position, please fill out online application at or come into Guest Services and fill out an application. Positions are subject to post-offer background check

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Help Wanted SEEKING SPECIALITY UP-DO HAIR STYLIST P/T Year Round, Saturdays Only, at the Cascade Spa in Meredith. Candidate must provide a variety of hair care services including the ultimate in Bridal and Special Occasion Up-do styles. All service providers must possess current licenses and certificates as required by the state. Prior Salon or Spa experience is required. Apply online at or in person. No phone calls.

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Mobile Homes New 14’ Wides $26,995, $34,995 Or $1,700 down 240 @ $260 Apr 7.5% Irresistible 56X28

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ONE owner park model with 3 permanent slide-outs. 399C with porch & shed. Permanent set-up in Loudon campground. Must see at $9,600. 396-8849

ATTENTION investors and/ or de velopers. 14+ acres available with Duplex. Owner financing available. Monthly income $8000/ month. Call 603-393-5756.


By Owner- 4-Bedroom, 3-season porch, 2-car garage plus upstairs shop. 1/2 acre, dead-end street, prime location. 603-528-5254, Leave message.

2009 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 LTcontour lights, 1,645 Miles, 16 month warranty, $6,500. 352-446-5474 CASH Paid For Old Motorcycles! Need not run. Call Greg at 520-0156.


STANDARD seat and windshield for 2009 Harley Davidson Road King Classic, $200 each. 279-4788

2008 Sun Lite Special Edition Slide-in 8ft. Truck camper with screen room. $7,000. 603-527-8214.

2006 HARLEY DAVIDSON electra glide classic. 12K mi. Blue w/pinstripe. New rear tire. $14,500. 759-96420

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


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

2 story mod $84,995 All on Display

1989 Yamaha Virago 750: 41k miles, very clean, $1,700 or best offer. 290-2075.


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

with drop down kitchen, loaded $77,995.

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For Sale By Owner- 2 Bedroom house, 1 1/4 bath. 180 Mechanic St. Laconia. 524-8142

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

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 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.


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LOOKING for Jobs: Yard work, painting inside houses and odd jobs. Anytime weekends OK. 524-6363.

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

Call 393-4949


M. Fedorczuk Trucking General clean-ups, clean-outs for estates and foreclosures. Brush, lumber, rubbish, mobile home teardowns. Deliveries of loam, sand, gravel, & stone. Call Us at

Here we grow again! Locally owned and operated property management company in search of a motivated, reliable and experienced maintenance technician for the Lakes Region area. Previous experience with all building trades required. Must have clean driving record and pass criminal background check. This position is full-time with some OT required. We offer an excellent benefit package and a great working environment.

387-9272 or 267-8963 M.A. SMITH ELECTRIC: Quality work for any size electrical job. Licensed-Insured, Free estimates/ 603-455-5607

Commercial/Resdential spring clean-up. Lawns, painting, pool care, rug shampooing, cleaning, dump runs. Fully Insured. 603-998-9011

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

CONSTRUCTION COACH. Vet eran building professional works directly with homeowner/ client on all home repairs, renovations and new building projects. Call for FREE brochure/ consult. Refer ences 293-8237 NEED FINANCIAL HELP with the spaying, altering of your dog or cat? 224-1361 Before 2pm.


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MetroCast has a full-time Trainer position in our Belmont office. Candidate must have Bachelor’s degree in Training & Development or equivalent education/experience, including experience in blended learning and just-in-time learning solutions. Must have 2-3 years experience in a Call Center environment with Customer Service and/or Sales training, and possess excellent facilitation, communication, organizational and consultative skills. Proficient knowledge of MS Windows and other learning software such as LMS, LCMS, including online training tools & performance support. Travel as needed. Professional working environment; Pre-employment drug screening required. Benefits provided. EOE.


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Please stop by Hillside Apts. 23 Gould Ave., Meredith to complete an application, or submit resume via email to No phone calls please.

KRM Property Services, LLC Landscape Design/ Maintenance/ Walkways/ Patios/ Walls Roofing/ Siding/ Remodeling/ Additions/ Decks/ Painting & Pressure Washing

STEVE’S LANDSCAPING General Yardwork & Spring Cleanups. Lawn Mowing 524-4389 or 630-3511. Expert Carpentry Services- 35 years experience. Small jobs, repairs, cabinetry, etc. Professional-quality work. Mike 731-6268

HANDYMAN SERVICES Small Jobs Are My Speciality

Rick Drouin 520-5642 or 744-6277 HOUSECLEANING-LOOKING for jobs cleaning for summer. Afternoons and Fridays anytime. Summer rentals, Condos, mobile homes, foreclosures. Available to help with errands/shopping. Great references. Please call 524-6363. JAYNE ’ S Painting is now Ruel’s Painting. Same great service! Ja-

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RIVER TRAIL from page 15 because the stations are ADA compliant, physical fitness is available to everyone.” The Odell Park River Trail is just one of the many walking trails promoted in the 2011 Walking and Trail CALENDAR from page one


Kick-off fundraiser hosted by the Gilford Bicentennial Committee. 4 to 6 p.m at the Community Church. $10. Featuring singer/songwriter Don Watson, Jane Ellis debuting her bicentennial song and corn chowder, chili and cornbread dinner catered by Kitchen Cravings. Morning field trip to look for breeding birds in the Sandwich area. 7 to 10 a.m. Hosted by the Lakes Region Chapter of the N.H. Audubon Society. Participants are to meet at the parking area at the end of Diamond Lege Raod. Bring binoculars and bug repellent. Waterproof shoes will be helpfu. For more information call Tony Vazzano at 284-7718.


Plymouth Regional Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours networking event. 5 to 7 p.m. at Patty Stewart & Associates (formerly Bill Driscoll & Associates) in Plymouth. Free screening of “My Country”, staring Samuel L. Jackson and Juliette Binoche, at the Laconia Public Library. 6:30 p.m. Part of the International Film

Wanted To Buy LOOKING FOR consignments. We are a high end furniture and home decor consignment store looking to sell your unwanted furniture, home decor and kitchen items for you. Please call 524-1175 or stop in at Too Good To Be Threw, 84 Union Ave., Laconia

Yard Sale

Guide for the Greater Franklin Area. The guide features trail routes in and around the Three Rivers region that are excellent walking spots to get physical activity. Download a trail guide at or call 527-7120 for more information.


Series sponsored by the Laconia Human Relations Committee, the Laconia Historical and Museum Society and the library. Light snacks provided. Talk on living with vision impairment at the Inter-Lakes Senior Center at the Meredith Community Center. 11:30 a.m. Speaker will be Bill York of Live Free Home Health Care. 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. Laconia Chapter of Barbershop Harmony Society meeting. 7:15 to 9:30 p.m. at the Gilford Community Church. Guests and singers of all ages and skills are invited to attend these Monday night rehearsals. For more information call Guy Haas at 279-2230. Overeater’s Anonymous meeting. 7 p.m. each Monday night at the Congregational Church of Laconia Parish Hall (Veterans Square). Mens’ (18+ ) pick-up basketball at the Meredith Community Center. 7 to 9 p.m. $1 per person. Mahjong game time at the Gilford Public Library. 12:30 to 3 p.m. New players welcome.

Jay’s Pontoon Boat Leasing Program Is Available From One Month Up To Four Months Boats range from 20 feet with a 75 HP engine up to 23 feet with a 225 HP engine.

Yard Sale

Yard Sale


Laconia- Saturday 8am-1pm. 28 Old Prospect Hill Rd. Antiques, small furniture, something for everyone!

Sunday 6/5 8am-2pm 22 Charles Street Books, Sewing machines, china and much, much more!

2-FAMILY: 48 High St., Laconia, Saturday, 9am-5pm & Sunday, 9am-4pm. Movies, jewelry, some antiques, household.

LACONIA-69 White Oaks Rd. Saurday, 6/4. 7am-1pm. Rain or Shine.

ALTON MULTI-FAMILY MOVING SALE. Great variety, everything must go. Sat-Sun June 4th-5th, 9am-3pm. 451 11D Alton.


LAKEPORT Yard Sale- Saturday 6/4/11, 8am-3pm. 100 Belvidere St.

Furniture, collectibles, antiques, doll collection & much more!

MEREDITHMoving Sale. 20 True Rd. #57. Everything must go! Saturday, 6/4 1-4pm. Sunday 6/5 10am-3pm. Make an offer!

INDOOR YARD SALE Fridays & Saturdays. 9am - 2pm. Weirs Beach (turn at sign) Laconia -LP Record collection, old stuff & new, Big Sale! Saturday, 9am-1pm. 359 Mile Hill Rd.

1st right off Ladd Hill Rd By Belknap Mall Antique buffet, wood desk, old record albums, household items. FURNITURE SALE : Adirondack Chairs, Settee, 2 chaise lounges, heavy iron table with glass top and 2 chairs, and other traditional nice pieces. Saturday, June 4, 2011 9 AM - 3 PM Route 107/1218 Province Road Gilmanton, N.H.

LACONIA: 204 Sandhurst Drive, Saturday, 6/4, 8am-12pm. Large mirrored lighted dresser, power shovel, 1500 BTU A/C & Misc.

Saturday, June 4th 7:30am -3:00pm

372 Province Rd. (Rte. 107)

BELMONT YARD SALE JUNE 4 & 5 18 Gove Dr. 7am-1pm Belmont, NH

Laconia- Saturday, June 4th 8am-2pm. (No early birds please!) Brand name clothing, footwear, portable A/C, miscellaneous furniture, lamps, wall art, household items, few antiques, retail cabinet set, many more great items and prices that can!t be beat! 316 Pickerel Pond Rd.

LACONIA 11 Brigham St. Laco nia. Sat. 8:00 am - Noon. Something for everyone! Laconia Yard Sale- 19 Tyler St. Saturday, 9am-2pm. Books, furniture, holiday items, tools, odds & ends. LACONIA- 21 Irving St. Alpha Color. Saturday, June 4th 8am-12pm. 50%-75% off frames & camera supplies. Household items, kids stuff & more! LACONIA- Huge Multi-Family Yard Sale. 55 Strafford St. Friday & Saturday 8am-4pm. Lots of everything!

MOVING SALE Something for Everyone!! 18 Folsom St, Laconia (off of North Main Street)

Saturday, June 4th 8am-2pm MOVING: Friday thru Sunday, 9am-5pm. Furniture, tools, pottery, baskets, lamps, record sheet music, D.R. Lawnvac, composter & more! 204 Hoadley Road, Belmont. YARD Sale Benefiting the National Foundation for Transplants. Saturday & Sunday 9am-4pm. 30 Brittany Lane. Follow the bright orange signs. New selection of items, good variety of most everything. Large collection of collectible Barbie dolls & Harley Davidson items. Come check us out!

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‘Living with Vision Impairment’ topic of presentation on June 6

MEREDITH — “Living with Vision Impariment” will be the topic of a presentation at the Inter-Lakes Senior Center beginning at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, June 6. Many Lakes Region residents are either dealing with the issue of vision impairment themselves or have family or friends who are. The public is invited to join Bill York of Home Health Care as he leads the program.

Free lecture on hand & shoulder problems at Summit Health in Belmont LHS English Class interviews Taylor Community residents

BELMONT — Summit Health NH will present a free lecture on common hand and shoulder problems at its Belmont location from 6:30 — 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 9. Concord orthopedic surgeons Patrick J. Casey M.D. and Lance Klingler M.D. will give an overview of hand and shoulder anatomy, the healing process, non-operative treatment, return to work recovery, post-surgical protocols, and when to seek help. Anyone who is experiencing symptoms such as pain, numbness/tingling, loss of motion, the inability to reach, and/or is frequently dropping objects is encouraged to attend. Pre-register by calling 5243397 or 1 (877) 564-7464.

Twenty-two students from Laconia High School’s 9th grade Honors English class recently interviewed residents of Taylor Community for a class project consisting of a five-page biographical essay. Among the participants were (left to right): Students Shyanne Lebreque and Garrett Guilmett interviewing Taylor resident Ann Hood and Kylee Powers; and Michayla Anja interviewing Violet Lee. (Courtesy photo)

Lakes Region Tourism Association’s Annual Hospitality Golf Tournament is June 10 at Canterbury Woods

TILTON — On Friday, June 10th National Processing Center (NPC) & Laconia Savings Bank will present the Lakes Region Tourism Association’s 7th Annual Hospitality Golf Tournament at Canterbury Woods Country Club in Canterbury. The Tournament will get underway with a 10 a.m. shotgun start. This year’s Hole-inOne prize is a 2011 Chaparal 196 SSI from Fay’s Boat Yard on Lake Winnipesaukee. The Fax: 524-6810 196 SSI strikes a deciE-mail: 61 Liscomb Circle, Gilford, NH 03249 sive balance between gutsy performance, VISIT OUR NEW WEBSITE AT: innovative engineering



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and well thought out features. Hospitality Golf Tournament participants will receive gift bags, boxed lunches prepared by the Homestead of Bristol at arrival, a barbecue dinner catered by Canterbury Woods along with award and raffle prize opportunities and more. “We are excited to be partnering with NPC & Laconia Savings Bank as our presenting sponsor for this major fundraiser and to offer our members competitive solutions for their financial needs” said Amy Landers, executive director of the association. “These companies are genuinely committed to giving your company the best possible service and to lowering your overall costs.” The funds raised at the Hospitality Golf Tournament will allow the Lakes Region Tourism Association of New Hampshire to enhance their already impressive marketing efforts to bring more visitors and their subsequent spending to the area’s businesses. In addition, funds will also 9th Annual be used to increasing Briarcrest Community the association’s financial contribution for the Annual Mildred Beach Hospitality Scholarship Saturday, June 4th • 8am-12pm and the Ron Meade “On the Track to Tourism” Scholarship that are awarded annually to deserving Lakes Region (Of f Route 106) students.


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