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Board agrees to public forum on superintendent issue By Gail OBer


GILFORD — The School Board voted last night to allow for what they are calling a School Board Public Hearing on Thursday, June 21 to discuss the position of superintendent. Proponents of managing the

three-school system without the services of a superintendent have been clamoring for such a meeting since the board chose to ignore the results of March ballot referendum that called for adhering to a management model crafted by a special committee prior to the

town breaking away from an SAU affiliation with Laconia and Gilmanton in 1998. Under the 1998 plan, a business manager would be the School District’s CEO and educational leadership would be provided by the building principals. Chair Kurt Webber, read-

ing selected sentences from a written legal opinion, said the School District’s attorneys advised them that the recent petition calling for a special meeting of the School District to discus the issue was inappropriate under state law see GILFORd page 3

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LACONIA — A city man who allegedly assaulted a N.H. state prosecutor at her Alton home this past winter and then allegedly tried to intimidate a responding Alton police officer appeared in Laconia District Court yesterday afternoon. Belknap County Lt. Christopher Cost said Peter Dibiaso, 46, of 16 Wallace Court was see assauLt page 10

About 200 Belmont High School students and guests spent Saturday night “Lost in Las Vegas” . . .in the school gymnasium. Organizers of the school’s 2011 prom decided to return the event to the gym in order to make it more affordable — tickets were $30, half that charged last year — and students responded in record numbers. The Lodge at Belmont loaned the gaming tables and teachers filled in as dealers. (Alan MacRae/for The Laconia Daily Sun)

Belmont selectmen approve parking plan with some 1-hour spots By rOGer amsden FOR THE LACONIA DAILY SUN

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Weiner admits lying, has been sexting several women NEW YORK (AP) — A tearful Rep. Anthony Weiner on Monday admitted sending a lewd photo of his underwearclad crotch to a young woman over Twitter and then lying repeatedly to protect himself. In a flash of defiance, Weiner refused to resign even as Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi called for a House ethics investigation into whether he broke the rules. The extraordinary confession at a packed Manhattan news conference was a remarkable turn of events for the brash Weiner, who conceded to a “hugely regrettable”

lapse in judgment. House Democratic leaders tersely expressed disappointment and embarrassment, reflecting an erosion of support for the 46-year-old New York congressman and casting doubts on whether Weiner could hold onto his House seat let alone turn a once-promising political career into a 2013 bid for mayor. Weiner insisted he had done nothing wrong and said he would fully cooperate with a House inquiry. “People who draw conclusions about me are free to do so,” Weiner said. “I’ve worked

for the people of my district for 13 years and in politics for 20 years and I hope they see fit to see this in the light that it is.” But in a new twist, the married Weiner also acknowledged that he had engaged in inappropriate contact with six women over the course of three years through social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook and occasionally over the phone. He said he had never met or had a physical relationship with any of the women and was not even sure of their ages. He also said he had never see SEXTING page 10

CONCORD (AP) — House and Senate negotiators reached a tentative agreement on reforms to New Hampshire’s public pension system Monday that will shift more of the costs onto employees. Negotiators settled the last two issues holding up the compromise that lawmakers could vote on Wednesday. One would limit part-time workers to 32 hours a week before they would have to contribute to the pension system. An exception was made for retired police officers hired by communities seasonally for events such as Motor-

cycle Week in Laconia. The provision is intended to prevent double-dipping where retired police officers return to work and collect both a pension and a full-time salary. Negotiators agreed to stick with current law and allow retired workers to return to work if they suspend their pensions. Under the compromise, firefighters, police, and state and municipal workers would pay more into the system starting July 1. Their increased share of the pension costs and other proposed changes are

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GILFORD from page one because the petition asked for an explanation from the School Board not a specific action. “It does not state any action...” read Webber explaining to the 25 or so people in the room that the whole purpose of a special meeting is to prepare for a vote on a specific action and, in this case, there is no specific action. “On the other hand, we agree there should be further discussion,” Webber said, preparing for the board’s vote to hold the meeting at 7 p.m. either in the High School auditorium or in the Gilford Elementary School cafeteria, should the auditorium be booked. Not all board members agreed initially with Webber’s suggestion to hold a meeting. “A bunch of people signed this,” said Derek Tomlinson. “What was their intention?” He said he would personally hate to call a public hearing only to have a petition submitted for a specific action, triggering a SB-2 deliberative session and ballot question prescribed for an SB2 district. “We’re wasting an inordinate amount of time, to me,” he said. “I disagree,” Webber replied saying he was hopeful the public hearing would satisfy the lingering doubt in the minds of some who insist a previous School Board ignored the will of the voters in 1998 when they adopted a management model that didn’t necessarily call for a superintendent. The management plan, at the time, was approved by the N.H. Department of Education, although, to date, there is no multi-town school district in New Hampshire that operates without a superintendent. The 1998 agreement did not specifically prohibit a superintendent. Rae Mello-Andrews agreed with Tomlinson. “It’s a huge wast of time,” Mello-Andrews said referring to the April School Board meeting where members gave an exhaustive presentation on why the district needed a superintendent-driven management model and how it would not be within the the intent of N.H. RSA 194-C:4 that, according to a March 25 letter to Superintendent Paul DeMinico from Dr. Judith Fillion of the DOE, defines a standard school as “being directed and supervised by a principal and a superintendent, each of whom shall hold valid educational credentials issued by the state board of education.” Webber said he agreed the presentation was thorough, but he also said the format of the presentation didn’t allow for a back-and-forth discussion and he thinks the voters deserve one. Some of the petitioners were at last night’s meeting. Barbara Aichinger said she thought the board’s solution was a good one. “I would assure you it is not a waste of time,” she said. But Kevin Leandro, one of the newer members of the Budget Committee, disagreed. He said he was looking for a legal basis as to why the district couldn’t hold an SB-2 deliberative session and one that said why the district must have a superintendent. He also asked the School District to put the entire RSA-194 on its Website so everyone interested in the entire law could read it. Webber and other members of the board have contended all along that it is the decision of the School Board as to how the district will be administered and that all along the district intended on hiring a superintendent to replace the retiring Paul DeMinico. He said the Gilmanton School Board also supports having a superintendent. That community does not have a high school and sends students to Gilford for grades 9-12.

Resident Tim Sullivan said he wished the board would not use the word “instigate” when referring to the petitioners. “I recognize that there are some of us on the rightwing, Darwinian, lunatic fringe,” he said. “But we are concerned about education. He said his greatest fear was that a “war” would develop between the left and right wings of the town voters and members of the board would get voted out next March because of it. “Tone it down,” he said looking around the room. After the meeting Webber said the decision to hire new Superintendent Kent Hemingway, who was at last night’s meeting, one day before the annual town meeting where the voters chose by a two-to-one margin to adhere to the 1998 management model was not “Machiavellian” (as was stated by this writer on Saturday) because at no time did the School Board ever consider not not hiring a new superintendent. “Machiavellian is a subjective observation and I object to it,” he said.

The term means crafty or duplicitous and Webber said the action of the board to hire Hemingway was neither because it had always been its publiclystated intention to replace DeMinico with another superintendent, regardless of the outcome of the town ballot vote on Article 4 which was, according to the district attorneys, “advisory only.” Webber also declined to release the full legal opinion issued to the district from its lawyers citing attorney-client privilege. In other action the board voted to hire retired Rochester School District principal Robert Pedersen as an interim principal at the Gilford High School for one year. The board also voted unanimously to continue using the football and lacrosse fields at the Meadows, to improve the current practice field, build a field hockey and multi-purpose field and to raze the former Triple Trouble Farm House and use footprint to build bathrooms and a concession stand. All of the above field work is to be paid for with privately donated money.

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Hiring strike? Last week, I noted that various forms of the word “unexpected” almost inevitably appeared in news stories about unfavorable economic developments. You can find them again in stories about Friday’s shocking news, that only 54,000 net new jobs were created in the month of May and that unemployment rose to 9.1-percent. But with news that bad, maybe bad economic numbers will no longer be “unexpected.” You can only expect a robust economic recovery for so long before you figure out, as Herbert Hoover eventually did, that it is not around the corner. Exogenous factors explain some part of the current economic stagnation. The earthquake and tsunami in Japan caused a slowdown in manufacturing. Horrendous tornados did not help. Nor did bad weather, though only a few still bitterly cling to the theory that it’s caused by manmade global warming. But poor public policy is surely one reason why the American economy has not rebounded from recession as it has in the past. And political posturing has also played a major role. Barack Obama and the Democratic congressional supermajorities of 2009-10 raised federal spending from 21-percent to 25-percent of gross domestic product. Their stimulus package stopped layoffs of public employees for a while, even as private sector payrolls plummeted. And the Obama Democrats piled further burdens on wouldbe employers in the private sector. Obamacare and the Dodd-Frank financial regulation bill are scheduled to be followed by thousands of regulations that will impose impossible-to-estimate costs on the economy. That seems to have led to a hiring freeze. The Obama Democrats can reasonably claim not to be responsible for the huge number of layoffs that occurred in the months following the financial crisis of fall 2008. And Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke did manage to help stabilize financial markets. But while the number of layoffs is now vastly less than in the first half of 2009, the number of new hires has not increased appreciably. Many more people have been unemployed for longer periods than in previous recessions, and many more have stopped looking for work altogether. It’s hard to avoid the conclusion that the threat of tax increases and increased regulatory burdens have produced something in the nature

of a hiring strike. And then there is the political posturing. On April 13, Barack Obama delivered a ballyhooed speech at George Washington University. The man who conservatives as well as liberal pundits told us was a combination of Edmund Burke and Reinhold Niebuhr was widely expected to present a serious plan to address the budget deficits and entitlement spending. Instead, the man who can call on talented career professionals at the Office of Management and Budget to produce detailed blueprints gave us something in the nature of a few numbers scrawled on a paper napkin. The man depicted as pragmatic and free of ideological cant indulged in cheap political rhetoric, accusing Republicans, including House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, who was in the audience, of pushing old ladies in wheelchairs down the hill and starving autistic children. The signal was clear. Obama had already ignored his own deficit reduction commission in preparing his annual budget, which was later rejected 97-0 in the Senate. Now he was signaling that the time for governing was over and that he was entering campaign mode 19 months before the November 2012 election. People took notice, especially those people who decide whether to hire or not. Goldman Sachs’ Current Activity Indicator stood at 4.2-percent in March. In April — in the middle of which came Obama’s GW speech — it was 1.6-percent. For May, it is 1.0-percent. “That is a major drop in no time at all,” wrote Business Insider’s Joe Weisenthal. After April 13, Obama Democrats went into campaign mode. They staged a poll-driven Senate vote to increase taxes on oil companies. They launched a Mediscare campaign against Ryan’s budget resolution that all but four House Republicans had voted for. That seemed to pay off with a special election victory in the New York 26th congressional district. The message to job creators was clear. Hire at your own risk. Higher taxes, more burdensome regulation and crony capitalism may be here for some time to come. One possible upside is that economic bad news may no longer be “unexpected.” Another is that voters may figure out what is going on. (Syndicated columnist Michael Barone is a senior writer with U.S. News and World Report and principal co-author of The Almanac of American Politics.)

LETTERS Needs of the motoring public and taxpayers should come first To the editor, An open letter to the selectmen of the Town of Gilford: Speed bumps on Governor’s Island; speed limits reduced (Scenic Drive) even though your own studies showed that the majority of cars were being driven at reasonable speeds; stop signs in the middle of through streets (Ridgewood and Bedford Avenues); and now a proposal to eliminate through traffic on the Cat Path. When will these assaults on the motoring public end? I cannot state emphatically enough my view that the proposal to discontinue the Cat Path as a through street and turn it into a dead end road is a horrible idea. The Board of Selectmen set a terrible precedent when they partially blocked access from Belknap Mountain Rd. to Potter Hill Road for the benefit of one family. The result has been that every time someone abutting a road has a gripe about how it is used, they request that the selectmen restrict traffic flow in some manner. Worse yet, the selectmen have been going along. The abutters and the selectmen have lost track of the fact that Gilford’s roadways are not the private property of the few homeowners who live adjacent to a particular section of road, they are public property that has been maintained by

all the taxpayers. The Cat Path proposal is the perfect opportunity for the selectmen to reverse course and serve notice that the needs of the motoring public and the taxpayers who pay for town roads will take priority over the narrow interests of a few abutters. The motorists who use Cat Path to shorten their distance between Routes 11-A and 11-B are entitled to do so. It is their road and their right to use it shouldn’t be thwarted by a few complaining abutters who are but a tiny fraction of Gilford’s taxpayers. Furthermore, if the town has $10,000 to spend blocking off the Cat Path, it would be much better used to fix the unsightly and unsafe railing on the bridge where Alvah Wilson Road crosses Gunstock Brook. I am totally in favor of eliminating unreasonable uses of our roadways: excessive speed, excessive noise, drunkenness, etc. However, the act of merely driving on a town road does not constitute an unreasonable use and should not be impinged upon in any way. For that reason and those stated above, I call upon the Board of Selectmen to vote 3 - 0 to reject this ridiculous proposal to turn the Cat Path into a dead end streetor otherwise impede legitimate use of it by motorists. William P. Roderick Gilford

Thanks to police & parks & rec for their help with Memorial Day To the editor, Before the Middle School Memorial Day Program, while walking to the assembly area, I had a chance to talk with newly selected Chief Adams. I presented my concerns about the traffic and noise that we encounter while doing ceremonies at Veterans Square and asked if the traffic could be diverted down New Salem St. for that period of time. He said to consider it done. It was a much better venue for those who took the time to come out and observe our Memorial Day program. For the first time that I can remember, we could hear and appreciate what the speakers had to say. Thank you again Chief Adams. Hopefully we can continue this for all observances on the square. I would like to publicly thank all who participated in this year’s Memo-

rial Day Parade. It is done for the citizens to honor those who can no longer live among us. They paid for freedom with their lives. It is only fitting that we gather just one day annually to remember and thank them for their sacrifice. While I am in the thanking mode, I also wish to thank Kevin Dunleavy and the Parks & Recreation staff for the fine job they do in preparing for Memorial Day and all other special occasions . The grass was groomed, flower gardens prepared and flags were set at half staff as they should be. Well done Kevin. So you missed a couple trash barrels in a remote park that wasn’t yet open for the season. Big whoop! The park users should have taken care of their own trash anyway! Earl Beale American Legion Post 1

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LETTERS Reckless spending will eventually result in catastrophic crisis To the editor, Perhaps the House of Representatives did get the message from last November‘s election and from polls indicating that Americans are serious about cutting deficit spending. On Tuesday, in a bi-partisan vote (82 Democrats, 236 Republicans) the House overwhelmingly rejected President Obama’s request to unconditionally increase the debt ceiling. Only 97 Democrats voted to continue reckless spending. Despite alarmist claims about not raising the debt ceiling, the Secretary of the Treasury can dispense its approximately $2-trillion revenues on a priority basis. Our country need not default on our debt or fail to pay the military, seniors, the poor, or other critical obligations UNLESS OBAMA’s administration CHOOSES NOT TO MAKE THOSE PAYMENTS. Agreeing on the spending cuts is, of course, the harder step. Some constituency wants every government dollar. Most constituencies have lobbyists with cash and campaign support who solicit support from our legislators every day. Only the people fail to have strong lobbyists in Washington. So, thank goodness for the TEA Parties who represent hard working American taxpayers and speak strongly for fiscal responsibility. The first indication that the House is listening to the people was the passage of the House budget on April 15. This budget made significant spending cuts. The Senate apparently has not heard the people’s cries for fiscal responsibility as five Republicans joined the Democrats to vote against this budget. They didn’t bother to try to fix the budget to make it acceptable, they just voted “No”. The Senate treated the House budget better than President Obama’s budget which was rejected by a vote of 0 for and 97 against. One wonders if the Democrat controlled Senate is interested in fulfilling its requirement to pass an annual budget. The Democrat controlled Congress

did not pass a budget in the previous two years. Lack of a budget has allowed Democrats to avoid the public scrutiny associated with creating, negotiating and passing a budget. The result has been reckless spending and record deficits that jeopardize our nation‘s fiscal health. To avoid a fiscal crisis like Greece and Ireland, our country must stop its reckless deficit spending. Some people say don’t cut spending, raise taxes. That is counter-productive as taxation changes behavior, people will work less, earn less, and taxes won’t reach the expected levels. There are claims that even if you taxed away all this year’s income from billionaires, millionaires, and all people earning over $100,000 you would still not have raised enough money to eliminate this year’s deficit. If this is even close to being true, and I am sure it is, then raising taxes isn’t the answer. (Of course a 100-percent tax rate would cause the next year’s tax revenue to plummet.) Our country’s real problem is that it spends too much money. Hopefully the Senate and the president will join the House of Representatives and seriously cut spending. The alternative, continued reckless spending, will eventually result in a financial crisis that will make the 2008 crisis look like a hiccup. When that happens, almost every American will be seriously hurt, including workers, seniors, homemakers, children, people on welfare, and future generations. All Americans certainly want to avoid the hurt that will come to themselves, their families and other people from another and worse financial crisis. Tell the Senate and President Obama to work with the House to significantly cut spending. Tell them that we are all ready to equitably share the sacrifice needed to put our country onto a financially responsible path. Tell them to act quickly, as the problem gets harder to solve every day! Don Ewing Meredith

The madness will continue in ‘12; hundreds more wacky bills To the editor, My fellow citizens, the 2012 list of Legislative Service Requests (LSRs) is growing rapidly. An LSR is an idea for a new law or change to an existing one. With Wednesday being the last day to file LSRs I imagine there will be in excess of 600 new proposed bills for the next year and maybe more. As of today there are 305. Many being repeats of rubbish that got killed in the past, some appearing to be from the new free state gang and a couple that appear to be of slight need. I will share a few of these proposed bills that the House members have conjured up for your interest. No criminal check to purchase a gun, no more speeding tickets (unless there is a victim) and no more sobriety check points. So the gun wielding drunk criminal can speed away from the police. If they happen to cause an accident, which would be cause to bust them, there is also a proposed LSR to require prisons to offer vegetarian diets to inmates for those who choose.

Well they do have rights. Speaking of guns, another bill would make a hunting pistol the state symbol for NH. At least they are staying with the same theme. We will eliminate the Department of Education and also remove the 180 day required school year. While doing that we will also require education personnel to include in their contracts a moral turpitude clause. As the legislature attempts to remove bullying laws from schools one representative is trying to establish a no bullying in the Statehouse or Legislative Office Building law. I guess that is important given the antics going on down there. I wonder if carrying a gun in the Statehouse is bullying? For all of you attorney lawmakers, a local legislator is trying to prohibit an attorney or their spouse from holding elective office in the legislature or executive branch. Talk about cleaning house! That same legislator wants to repeal see next page


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LETTERS Our reps should’ve  taken more effective steps against Northern Pass To the editor, When HB-648, the eminent domain legislation many Northern Pass opponents had tied their hopes to, failed to pass the N.H. Senate on Thursday (6/2), no one should have been surprised. HB-648 represents a sweeping policy change that would affect many more projects that just Hydro-Quebec’s Northern Pass. While it sailed through the N.H. House, one need only took at the political persuasion of the leadership in that body to understand that vote. The problem is that opponents of Northern Pass now have nowhere to go, legislatively speaking. Unfortunately, other legislative options were available but will now have to wait until the second year of this legislative session to be heard. For example, a simple “Sense of the Senate” resolution could have put senators on record — along with members of our Congressional delegation and Executive Council — as opposing

the project. Legislation could have been drafted to enhance the authority of the Site Evaluation Committee or even to prohibit approval of the project by the Public Utilities Commission — steps that would have, at the very least, slowed down the forward motion of Northern Pass. Even funding decisions for these entities could have reflected the public’s concern over this project’s impact on their lives and livelihood. It is now time for Northern Pass opponents to develop other strategies; ones that rely more on public outcry than the legislative process. Knowing how many people have showed up at the numerous public hearings opposed to Northern Pass, it is extremely disappointing that our elected officials did not take more effective steps to make sure those voices were heard and meaningful action taken. Kate Warner Miller Meredith

Thanks Gilmanton customers for helping with Post Office food drive To the editor, The Gilmanton and Gilmanton Iron Works Post Offices would like to thank all their customers who generously donated to the May 14th Food

Drive. Approximately 200 pounds of non-perishable food items were collected and donated to the food pantry. Linda S Watson, Postmaster Gilmanton Iron Works

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who survived the abortion process to be simply set aside and left to die). So yes, Ms. Rudmin Chong, I do fear for the lives of the unborn. I also fear for those who treat those lives as disposable as a Kleenex or a condom. The facts are that there is a demographic destruction taking place around the globe, due mainly to abortion. While you loudly voice your protest over my words, that unborn child silently screams for his or her right to life. Bob Meade Laconia I could go on but that is enough madness for now. One more thing, yes there will be yet another attempt at repealing marriage equality, as you can see it has already ruined our state. Jobs, jobs and jobs. Carla Horne Meredith

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MEREDITH — Saving money was the theme when the third annual round of “county conversations” began here last evening with the Belknap County Commissioners — Ed Philpot, Steve Nedeau and John Thomas — reporting to the Board of Selectmen on their annual progress and future plans. Philpot, who chairs the commission, opened by stressing the commission’s interest in developing a community corrections system akin to that operating in Strafford County, which instead of just incarcerating seeks to rehabilitate those offenders beset by drug and alcohol abuse. He noted that drug and alcohol abuse accounts for about eight of every 10 inmates in the county correctional facility and the rate of recidivism is extremely high. Warehousing these repeat offenders behind a revolving door, he said, was not in the best interest of either the county or the individuals. In Strafford County, drug and alcohol cases are adjudicated by a drug court, where the aim is to ensure that offenders pursue a rehabilitation program without becoming wards of the county and forfeiting their employment. “It’s all carrot and stick,” Nedeau said. Philpot reminded the selectmen that renovation of the county jail, which is in poor condition and poses risks of liability, is a high priority on

the commission’s schedule of capital improvements. However, before embarking on construction, the commission intends to develop programs like those in Strafford County, which by reducing the rate of incarceration will determine the capacity required of the correctional facility and with it the cost of the project. Philpot explained that the commission has engaged a consultant, David Bennett of Park City, Utah, to assist with the preparation of a master plan for the county corrections department. Bennett has worked with more than 250 correctional systems, including those in Strafford and Cheshire counties in New Hampshire. He said that Bennett has advised the commission to build for the forecast capacity in 50 years and integrate the development of programs with the design of the facility. Colette Worsman, who chairs the board, suggested that planning for the corrections department should be “dovetailed” with the new circuit court system. “The goal,” she said, “is to save us money.” While acknowledging that the commissioners were eying a number of capital projects, she reminded them that the town had not increased its property tax bite and asked the county to do the same. When county administrator Debra Shackett pointed out that the commission had reduced the county tax burden, Worsman said she hoped they would do so again.

Forsythe tells council that increased employee contributions may offset state pullout from retirement system By Michael Kitch

LACONIA — At a meeting with state representatives last night, the City Council confirmed that the elimination of the state’s share of the employer contribution to the pensions of firefighters and police officers will compel the council to trim another $406,000 from the 2012 city budget. Representatives Frank Tiilton, Don Flanders and Bob Luther of Laconia were joined by Representative Alida Millham of Gilford. Senator Jim Forsythe (R-Strafford), who was reached by telephone, told the councilors that House and Senate members were discussing legislation — Senate Bill 3 — to reform the New Hampshire Retirement System in a committee of conference. He said that had been an effort to ensure that increases in the contributions by employees would equal or exceed the

state share, sparing municipalities the additional cost. However, he conceded that there is “no guarantee.” Tilton assured the councilors that $7.25-million to renovate the Huot Technical Center and funding for the science building at Lakes Region Community College was included in the both the House and Senate versions of the state capital budget. Likewise, he said that funding to repair and perhaps reconfigure the Main Street Bridge was secure and the project would be designed in the fall, bid in the winter and begun in the spring. Councilor Brenda Baer (Ward 4) asked if lawmakers were considering means of increasing revenues. Only Millham responded directly. Remarking that “this may be rock bottom,” she added that if revenues failed to match projections, “there has to be some serious conversation about revenue sources.”

DYKSTRA from page 2 All three men are scheduled to be arraigned June 16. Prosecutors contend that the three men tried to lease high-end cars from dealers this year by providing phony information and claiming credit through a phony business called

Home Free Systems. Two dealerships rejected the lease applications but a third allowed the men to drive off with three cars, according to a statement from the district attorney’s office. Police who arrested Dykstra on see next page


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MEREDITH — Family and friends of the late Carl and Jeannette Johnson gathered at their waterfront home Sunday afternoon to honor the couple’s many contributions to safeguarding the quality of the state’s waters and the future of its common loons by designating the stretch of Lake Winnipesaukee where they lived Johnson Bay. Carl Johnson, Jr. recalled that his parents purchased the cottage on Dale Road as a summer home in 1957, when they lived in Melrose, Massachusetts, and made it their only home 16 years later. Johnson Bay, he said, reaches from Ledge Island, near the mouth of Fish Cove, southward where it is bounded by Lone Pine Point at the tip of Meredith Neck to the east and the southern end of Stonedam Island to the west. Appropriately enough, a navigation light at Lone Pine Point is known among locals as “Johnson’s light” and the Johnsons played a major role in forestalling the development of Stonedam Island. A plaque, mounted on the Johnsons’ shoreline, bearing a photograph of a pair of loons by John Rockwood is inscribed “Johnson Bay on Lake Winni-

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the changes is to move the parking for the 13 town employees to areas which will not conflict with business parking, opening up additional spaces for businesses. Susan Woodbury, who has run the Village Image Salon at the corner of Main Street and Rte. 140 for 11 years and has six employees who park in the downtown area was critical of the process by which the changes were proposed. “We run a business down here and bring people in to the downtown area from all over. But I didn’t find out about the changes until I read about them in the newspaper. Why couldn’t the chief have come to me and talked about them? It’s just common courtesy’’ she said. She was also critical of the fact that copies of the proposed ordinance hadn’t been made available to the public at the meeting, saying that it made it difficult for them to understand the proposed changes, leading town officials to have copies of them made and distributed. When she was critical of what she said was an increase in parking for town employees at the expense of businesses, Selectman David Morse defended the changes as being “as business friendly as possible.’’ Before the vote Pike said that the plan makes a lot more spaces available and isn’t cast in stone. “If it doesn’t work, we’ll modify it,’’ he said. Later in the meeting, nearly an hour after the vote was cast, Woodbury said that after she had read the ordinance she would like some clarification on the fine structure and enforcement. A brief discussion took place but Chairman Pike cut it short by saying that the ordinance had already passed and any further discussion would have to take place at a subsequent meeting. Selectmen also adopted an ordinance governing see next page

from preceding page Senate Bill 85 carried the Senate unanimously, the House with only one dissenting vote and was signed by Governor John Lynch. In a letter Forrester read, the governor praised the Johnsons for their efforts on behalf of the state and its environment, noting that they “never wavered in their loyalty to the state of New Hampshire.” Harry Vogel, executive director of the Loon Pres-

ervation Committee, described the Johnsons as “outstanding volunteers,” whose picture in the foyer of the Loon Center in Moultonborough is the first thing he sees when he comes to work and the last thing he sees when he leaves for home. While Vogel spoke, his listeners began shifting their gaze to the sunlit water of Johnson Bay, where, as if on cue, four loons appeared.



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of his frequent stays in her Alton home. Cost said yesterday Dibiaso was arraigned on two counts of second degree assault for allegedly pushing his victim down on her bed and choking her until she lost consciousness on the evening of Jan. 27. When she awoke he allegedly stood on the bed and kicked her repeatedly in the face. Police said the alleged victim called police and Alton Police responded to what ended up being a 9-1-1 hangup call. Cost said because the victim works for the N.H. Attorney General’s Office and because two of his four newest charges in Belknap County are for obstructing the reporting of a crime and obstructing a government agency — the Alton Police Department — the Sheriff’s Department was asked by the Attorney Generals’ Office to perform the entire investigation. Judge Jim Carroll ordered Dibiaso held on $50,000 cash only bail. Cost said Dibiaso is scheduled to appear in Concord District Court this morning and faces three felony charges of attempted improper influence or extortion.

Gilford woman charged with hosting underage drinking party GILFORD — Responding to a tip, town police broke up an underage drinking party on Annis Drive Friday night. Marcy Ann Pogoda-Marceau, 44, of 71 Annis Drive #16 was charged with facilitating an underaged drug or alcohol party. Charged with unlawful possession of alcohol was Miranda Currier, 19, of 182 Hoadley Road in Belmont,

Rebecca Pawlowski, 19, of 38 Beaman St. in Laconia, and Gracia Woodman, 18, of 112 Route 25 in Meredith. In addition, at least five more children aged 17 or under were charged with unlawful possession of alcohol. Gilford Police said more details of the party and the arrests will be made available this morning

SEXTING from page 2 had sex outside of his marriage. The news conference, unusually blunt even by New York standards, went on nearly half an hour and capped a week of double-entendre, tabloid-headlines and late-night jokesters’ snide comments. With eyes welling and voice breaking, Weiner fielded questions from dozens of shouting reporters as the cameras clicked.

Weiner said over and over that he had made “terrible mistakes” and done “a very dumb thing” for which he alone bore responsibility, and he apologized repeatedly to his wife, Huma Abedin, a top aide to Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. “My wife is a remarkable woman. She’s not responsible for any of this,” he said. “I apologize to her very deeply.” see next page

from preceding page the use of stickers at the town beach which would allow those who show up without a sticker a one day pass but would require a sticker, which can be obtained at town hall, for future visits. And they agreed to support a vote by the Winnipesaukee River Basin Program Advisory Board to proceed with a $4.8-million upgrade which

would replace the present chlorine disinfection treatment system with one using ultraviolet light. “I’m no engineer but anytime you don’t have to add chlorine to the water it seems to me that it’s good for the environment,’’ said Selectman Ronald Cormier, who moved to support the project, which carries a $498,000 price tag over an eightyear period for Belmont.


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Bruins rally after Nathan Horton carried off ice to bury Vancouver in 8-1 avalanche BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins gingerly tapped their sticks on the ice while medical personnel wheeled Nathan Horton out of the hushed arena through the Zamboni tunnel, his neck fixed in a brace. Horton’s teammates needed a few minutes to clear their minds after such a frightening injury in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup finals. But when the Bruins finally got their heads together, they created an offensive avalanche that got them right back in this series. Andrew Ference and David Krejci each had a goal and an assist during Boston’s four-goal second period, Tim Thomas made 40 saves, and the Bruins beat the Canucks 8-1 on Monday night, trimming Vancouver’s series lead to 2-1. “It’s always tough when a guy goes down,” said forward Brad Marchand, who scored a short-handed goal in the second period. “We really wanted to get this win tonight for him. It’s a very tough situation, and everyone is worried about him, but it definitely gave us motivation to win.” Game 4 is Wednesday in Boston. Boston emerged from a three-game offensive slump after Horton was taken off the ice on a stretcher 5 minutes into the game, rendered senseless by a late hit to the head from Vancouver defenseman Aaron Rome. Mark Recchi scored two goals for the Bruins, who turned a big win into a blowout with four more goals in the final 8½ minutes of the third period against beleaguered goalie Roberto Luongo, who won the first two games of the series in Vancouver. The Bruins were one goal shy of equaling the finals record of nine goals, set by Detroit in Game 2 of the 1936 series and matched by Toronto six years later in Game 5. The eight goals were the most scored in the finals since Colorado topped Florida 8-1 on June 6, 1996, in Game 2, according to STATS LLC. Boston had managed just three goals in its previous 10 periods before torching Luongo, who stopped

30 shots. Boston hadn’t even scored six goals in a finals game since May 5, 1970, in Game 2 against St. Louis on the way to their last championship. Daniel Paille scored a short-handed goal in the third, and Recchi, Chris Kelly and Michael Ryder — who finished with three points — scored in the final 2½ minutes as the Bruins emphatically avoided a daunting 0-3 series deficit. Jannik Hansen broke up Thomas’ shutout bid with 6:07 to play for the Canucks, who finally hit a major bump in their late-season roll toward their first Stanley Cup title. “In the playoffs, a loss is a loss, if you lose in OT or you lose like we did tonight,” Vancouver coach Alain Vigneault said. NHL scoring champion Daniel Sedin got a 10-minute misconduct late in the jarring loss for the Presidents’ Trophy winners, who had won seven of eight games. The Canucks had given up just six total goals in their previous four games while closing out the Western Conference finals and taking a two-game lead over Boston. The palpable excitement of Boston’s first home finals game in 21 years turned into unease just 5 minutes into Game 3. After Horton passed the puck to Milan Lucic at the Vancouver blue line, Rome left his feet to deliver a hard shoulder check to Horton’s upper chest and head. Horton appeared to be unconscious after he landed flat on his back, his arm spookily reaching up into empty space. “I think what I recall is it was a blindside hit that we’ve talked about taking out of the game,” Bruins coach Claude Julien said. “That’s my view on it. Let the league take care of it. We’re trying to clean that part of the game out.” Medical personnel spent several minutes attending to Horton, who scored the Bruins’ winning Game 7 goals in the first round against Montreal and again in the Eastern Conference finals against Tampa Bay.

PENSION from page two employer rates to be sure that happens. The state had been paying 35 percent of local pension costs, a longstanding practice meant to encourage municipalities to participate in the system. The state reduced its share to 25 percent in the current budget. The budget for the upcoming two years passed by the Senate last week eliminates the state’s share. At the 35 percent rate, the state’s share would be about $87 million in each of the next two years. In its purpose statement, the compromise says that increasing employer contributions would harm the state’s economy by raising property taxes to pay the municipal share. It says that would discourage business from expanding or relocating to New Hampshire. The compromise notes that legislation was enacted in 2007 to deal with the system’s unfunded liability — $2.7 billion at the time — but changes since make the reforms in the bill necessary. The system’s current unfunded pension liability is $3.7 billion plus an estimated unfunded medical insurance liability of nearly $1 billion. “Over time, this is going to stabilize the system and keep employer rates from skyrocketing,” Senate Republican Leader Jeb Bradley, the prime sponsor of the legislation and chair of the negotiating committee, said of the agreement. Bradley said it is becoming increasingly difficult for government to afford pension costs, especially when combined with health care costs. The compromise defines an employee with vested benefits as one with 10 years in the system. Some employee groups argue an employee with less than 10 years should have the same protections. Concern over losing benefits has led to hundreds of employees filing for retirement this year. The compromise attempts to allay some of their fears by giving employees until Jan. 1 to become vested and escape many of the changes that would affect new

hires and workers with less time on the job. Vested workers would pay higher pension contributions beginning July 1, but most changes would only apply to those hired after that date. Starting July 1, teachers, state and municipal workers would pay 7 percent instead of 5 percent. Firefighters’ contribution would rise from 9.3 percent to 11.8 percent. Police would pay 11.55 percent instead of 9.3 percent. Many of the proposed changes would only affect workers hired after July 1. They would work longer besides paying higher contribution rates and not be able to boost their pensions like current workers. For example, newly hired state workers, municipal workers and teachers could not collect retirement benefits until age 65 even if they retired earlier. Vested workers could continue to retire before age 65 and get a reduced pension. Newly hired police and firefighters could not begin collecting a pension until age 52½ even though they could retire at age 50. Currently, they can retire at age 45, and that would not change for vested workers. Newly hired workers and workers who don’t have 10 years in the system on Jan. 1 would see earnings used in pension calculations averaged over their five highest paid years instead of three years, which is the current practice. Negotiators limited spikes in pension benefits paid to police who are paid for extra special duty assignments. The compromise would limit those earnings for police vested on Jan. 1 to the average paid over the previous seven years. New hires could not count any special duty pay in their pension calculations. Non-vested and new hires could not include buyout or severance payments. The two sides agreed to drop provisions limiting collective bargaining and instead plan to study the issue. The public pension system covers more than 50,000 active and nearly 26,000 retired state and municipal workers, teachers, police and firefighters.

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Ina F. Burbank, 87

BELMONT: Ina F. (Lawrence) Burbank, 87, of 16 Heritage Way, Belmont, died Sunday morning, June 5, 2011, in the Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia. She was born February 10, 1924, in Canterbury, the daughter of the late Ernest L. and Laura M. (Fletcher) Lawrence Sr. She was a long time resident of the Laconia and Belmont areas. Prior to her retirement, she was employed as a stitcher for the Laconia Shoe Co. and later worked in the packaging department of Sweaterville. While she lived in Florida, she was employed as the supervisor of maintenance for several nursing homes in the New Port Richey area. Ina is survived by a daughter, Jacquelyn I. Wedge of Belmont; eight


grandchildren; six great grandchildren; sisters, Teresa M. Phillips of Belmont and Sarah P. “Sally” Decato of Canterbury; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son, Eugene L. Burbank of Spring Hill, FL, in 2006; brothers, Lauren L. Lawrence in 2005, Ernest L. Lawrence Jr. in 2010, Lloyd L. Lawrence in 2005 and Victor M. Lawrence in 2009; a sister, Barbara E. Leonard in 2010. She was also predeceased by her former husband, Lucian E. Burbank, who died May 25, 2011. There are no calling hours and burial will be private for the family in Maple Grove Cemetery, Canterbury. The Dewhirst Funeral Home, 1061 Union Ave., Laconia, is assisting the family with the arrangements.

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TILTON — Ellis Woodruff Howard, 88, died at the New Hampshire Veteran’s Home in Tilton, New Hampshire on Friday, 3 June 2011 of complications from advanced Parkinson’s disease. Mr. Howard was born in Piermont, New Hampshire on 4 January 1923 to Nita (Palmer) Howard and Ray Woodruff Howard. He graduated from Tilton Junior College in 1942, entered the University of New Hampshire that fall, before enlisting in the U.S. Navy. He became a plankowner of the USS Bashaw (241) and served in the Pacific Theater throughout World War II. He was recalled to active service in January 1951 and served on the USS Tigrone (419) during the Korean Conflict. On June 22, 1946 he married Elizabeth Millar of Plymouth, New Hampshire. They lived in Littleton, New Hampshire. Mr. Howard was employed by the New England Power Company, a career that lasted 37 years. The Howard’s had four children while living in Littleton. In 1966, when the New England Electric System office was moved to Lebanon, New Hampshire, the Howard’s moved to Lebanon and lived there for 32 years. He retired in 1988. In 1998 Ellis and Elizabeth Howard moved to Wildwood in Laconia, New Hampshire. In his lifetime he enjoyed many roles of leadership, in the community, in the church and in Masonry. He was New Hampshire Grand Master of Masons from 1974-1976, a member of the Scottish Rite and received the 33rd degree in 1961, the highest honor that can be bestowed on a Mason. Ellis was a long-time active member of the Congregational Church in Littleton, Lebanon and Laconia, and served as a Deacon of the church many years. He loved the outdoors, including hiking in the White Mountains of New

Hampshire, fly-fishing in Pittsburgh, ice-fishing and gardening. He served as the Chairman of the Board of the Mascoma Savings Bank in Lebanon, NH and was named Citizen of the Year in Lebanon, New Hampshire. In anticipation of the dedication of the World War II Memorial in Washington, DC he organized a reunion of the plankowners of the USS Bashaw He organized two subsequent reunions in Cleveland, Ohio. Gracious and with a generosity of spirit and love for all people, Mr. Howard will be missed by his family and many friends including his wife Elizabeth, a daughter, Elizabeth Howard Moorhead of New York City, Peter Howard of Laconia, New Hampshire, James Howard and his wife Ann, of Washington, DC. He was predeceased by his son David Howard of Richmond, Virginia. He has three grandchildren, Paul Howard of Beverly, Massachusetts, Sarah Howard of Boston, Massachusetts and Stephen Howard of Elyria, Ohio and many dear friends and relatives. He was predeceased by his only sister, Enid Dahlfred Erb, and her son John Dahlfred. There are no calling hours. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday June 11, 2011 at 2:00 PM at the Laconia Congregational Church, 69 Pleasant Street Laconia, NH. The Rev. Paula B. Gile Associate Pastor of the church will officiate. Contributions can be made to the Ellis W. Howard Memorial Fund at the New Hampshire Veterans Home, 139 Winter St., Tilton, NH 03276. Wilkinson-Beane-SimoneauPaquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia is assisting the family. For more information and to view an online memorial go to


Francis R. ‘Wink’ Beaule NORTHFIELD — A Graveside Service for Francis “Wink” R. Beaule, 80, of 5 Arch Street, will be held on Saturday, June 11, 2011 at 11:00 AM at the family lot in St. Lambert Cemetery, Province Street, Laconia, N.H. Wink died at his home on Monday, December 20, 2010 surrounded by his loving family. For those who wish, memorial dona-

tions may be made to the New Hampshire Humane Society, PO Box 572, Laconia, N.H. 03247. Wilkinson-Beane-SimoneauPaquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. is in charge of the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.

Kevin A. DeForge GILFORD — A Graveside Service for Kevin A. DeForge, 44, of 343 Old Lakeshore Road, will be held on Saturday, June 11, 2011 at 2:00 PM at the family lot in Union Cemetery, Academy Street, Laconia, N.H. Kevin died at the Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia on Tues-

day, December 1, 2009. Wilkinson-Beane-SimoneauPaquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N. H. is in charge of the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.

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NEW HAMPTON — A Graveside Service for Lewis E. Smith, 83, of 386 Straits Road, will be held on Sunday, June 12, 2011 at 1:00PM at the family lot in Village Cemetery, New Hampton, N.H. Mr. Smith died at his home on Saturday, December 25, 2010.

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COLUMBIA — A Graveside Service for Oliver I. Durette, 93, of Columbia, N.H. will be held on Saturday, June 11, 2011 at 10:00 AM at the family lot in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Garfield Street, Laconia, N.H. Mr. Durette died on February 11, 2011 in West Stewartstown, N.H. For those who wish, the family suggests that

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Belknap County Republican Committee to meet at Shang Hai Restaurant in Laconia on June 8 LACONIA — The Belknap County Republican Committee (BCRC) will hold their next meeting at the Shang Hai Restaurant on Wednesday, June 8. In addition to hearing from the guest speaker (to be announced), committee members will discuss the results of the BCRC’s Lincoln Day First in the Nation Presidential Cruise held June 3 on the M/S

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LACONIA — The Senior Center will sponsor an AARP Driver Safety Program course from 9 a.m. — 1 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, June 8 and 9. Alan Gable will facilitate the two-day class, which will cover defensive driving techniques, new traffic laws, and rules of the road, many of which have changed since seniors first started driving. Other topics will include how to deal with aggressive drivers, how to handle problem situations such as left

turns, right-of-way, interstate traffic, trucks, blind spots, and more. Gable will also cover how cars have changed and go over the new equipment that is standard on most cars including anti-lock brakes, air belts, cruise control, and others. Cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for nonmembers. For more information and to sign up for classes, call the Senior Center at 524-7689.

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Castle in the Clouds open daily beginning June 11 MOULTONBOROUGH — Castle in the Clouds will open daily from 10 a.m. — 4:30 p.m. starting Saturday, June 11. Once again, in addition to tours of Lucknow, the grand Arts and Crafts Mansion, the award winning Carriage House Cafe, and extensive grounds for exploration, visitors can enjoy a summer-long schedule of special events. The first of four art shows in the Carriage House Gallery, Peter Ferber’s Castle Collection, a group of 15 paintings interpreting the Castle in the Clouds that Feber painted expressly for the Castle, is on display now through June 27. Limited edition giclee prints are on sale to benefit the Castle in the Clouds Restoration Fund. The Walks and Talks series will kick off with Edible Wild Foods led by Sally Cornwell on Monday, June 13. Walks and Talks occur every Monday through September 5 and are free with a $5 Grounds Pass at the main gate. The walks leave from the Carriage House at 10 a.m. Attendance is limited, so early arrival is recommended. Jazz at Sunset begins on Thursday, June 16 and continues every Thursday through September 15 from 5:30 — 8 p.m. The first major special event, Dog Sunday, will be on June 19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This special fun family affair — including man’s best

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Commencement exercises for Class of 2011 at Sant Bani School June 10 SANBORNTON — The Class of 2011 of the Sant Bani School will hold its commencement exercises on the Allen Field at 4 p.m. on Friday, June 10. Among the graduates are Dayana Aleksandrova, daughter of Anzhela Aleksandrova of Bulgaria, hosted by Elizabeth Sweeney and Gregg McCarthy of Gilford, who will be attending Trinity College (CT); Erik Braconier, son of Kellie and Karl Braconier of Hebron, who will be attending the University of New Hampshire; Taylar Clark, daughter of Scott and Jamie Clark of Gilmanton, who will be attending the University of New England (ME); Dylan Dinger, son of Christine Dinger and Steven Dinger of Campton, who will be attending Plymouth State University and Savannah College of Art and Design (GA); Marc González, son of Meg Petersen of Plymouth and Carlos González of Manchester, who will attend Ithaca

College (NY); Luke Kalvaitis, son of Linas and Teresa Kalvaitis of New London, who will attend Colby-Sawyer College (NH); Ethan McQueen, son of William McQueen and Darline O’Connor of Ashland, who will attend UNH; Saran Savané, daughter of Madoussou Konaté and Sindou Savané of Côte Ivoire, hosted by Elizabeth Sweeney and Gregg McCarthy of Gilford, who will attend ColbySawyer College; Doran Timm, son of Gil and Trili Timm of Chichester, who will attend Merrimack College (MA); Henry Trachy, son of Stuart Trachy and Kerry Rainville of Franklin, who will attend the Massachusetts Maritime Academy; Rafael Zanete, son of Marcelo and Adriana Zanete of Brazil, hosted by Kellie and Karl Braconier of Hebron, who will be returning to his native Brazil to attend college there. A reception will follow the commencement ceremony. The public is invited.

The Class of 2011 of the Sant Bani School will hold its commencement exercises on the Allen Field at 4 p.m. on Friday, June 10. Pictured are (back row left to right) Ethan McQueen, Luke Kalvaitis, Doran Timm, Dylan Dinger; (front row) Taylar Clark, Erik Braconier, Rafael Zanete, Saran Savané, Marc González, Dayana Aleksandrova; (front, seated) Henry Trachy. (Courtesy photo)


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Alyson - East Andover, NH Samuel Feinstein of Chicago and Boston will be the guest artist at a reception for the opening of his exhibit “Experiments in Restraint: Books Variously Bound” at The Studio from 5 — 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 9. (Courtesy photo)

Opening reception for ‘Experiments in Restraint: Books Variously Bound’ at The Studio June 9

LACONIA — An opening reception will be held for artist Samuel Feinstein, creator of “Experiments in Restraint: Books Variously Bound” at The Studio from 5 — 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 9. Leather and snaking, tightly wrapped cords, draftsmanship and craft that’s measured in millimeters — all are part of the exhibit showing through the end of June. Feinstein has created a breathtaking display of both fine and altered book bindings and original hand-done calligraphic pages that are beautiful, provocative, and unlike any recent exhibit in the Lakes Region. The artist’s devotion to both his craft as binder and the book as object is patently obvious. When required, his traditional bindings perfectly complement the book and its age and subject matter. “I listen to the book to see what structure and style of binding it calls for,” said Feinstein in his artist’s statement. His playful side is evident in his altered bindings, which create art-objects out of existing books such as an edition of Samuel Johnson’s writings sewn shut with a knife embedded through the book. Many of the books are for sale, and collectors would be wise to see what is offered. Melissa McCarthy of The Studio is also thrilled that Feinstein has given her several of his “early binding” efforts to offer in the Studio Shop. “It’s a wonderful opportunity for someone to purchase one of his beautifully bound journals or sketchbooks as a gift for a graduate, a bridal memory book or a personal journal.” All are welcome to attend the opening reception for the artist. Call 455-8008 for more information.

Breakfast fundraiser for American Legion Legacy Scholarship Fund in Alton

ALTON — The Chapter Eight American Legion Riders of Post 72 will hold a buffet breakfast to raise monies for the American Legion Legacy Scholarship Fund from 7 — 11 a.m. on Sunday, June 12. The menu will include scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, home fries, gravy, biscuits, toast, coffee, and juice. Cost is $8. All proceeds will go toward providing scholarships to children of service members killed since 9/11.



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––––––– ALMANAC ––––––– Today is Tuesday, June 7, the 158th day of 2011. There are 207 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On June 7, 1776, Richard Henry Lee of Virginia proposed to the Continental Congress a resolution stating “That these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States, that they are absolved from all allegiance to the British Crown, and that all political connection between them and the State of Great Britain is, and ought to be, totally dissolved.” On this date: In 1654, King Louis XIV, age 15, was crowned in Rheims, 11 years after the start of his reign. In 1769, frontiersman Daniel Boone first began to explore present-day Kentucky. In 1848, French painter and sculptor Paul Gauguin was born in Paris. In 1939, King George VI and his wife, Queen Elizabeth, arrived at Niagara Falls, N.Y., from Canada on the first visit to the US by a reigning British monarch. In 1948, the Communists completed their takeover of Czechoslovakia with the resignation of President Edvard Benes. In 1967, the Haight Ashbury Free Medical Clinic opened in San Francisco. In 1981, Israeli military planes destroyed a nuclear power plant in Iraq, a facility the Israelis charged could have been used to make nuclear weapons. In 1998, in a crime that shocked the nation, James Byrd Jr., a 49-year-old black man, was hooked by a chain to a pickup truck and dragged to his death in Jasper, Texas. (Two white men were later sentenced to death for the crime; a third received life with the possibility of parole.) One year ago: U.S. defense officials announced that Army Spc. Bradley Manning had been detained in Baghdad in connection with a video posted on WikiLeaks showing Apache helicopters gunning down unarmed men in Iraq. Today’s Birthdays: Movie director James Ivory is 83. Actress Virginia McKenna is 80. Singer Tom Jones is 71. Poet Nikki Giovanni is 68. Actor Ken Osmond (“Leave It to Beaver”) is 68. Former talk show host Jenny Jones is 65. Actress Anne Twomey is 60. Actor Liam Neeson is 59. Actress Colleen Camp is 58. Singer-songwriter Johnny Clegg is 58. Author Louise Erdrich is 57. Actor William Forsythe is 56. Record producer L.A. Reid is 55. Latin pop singer Juan Luis Guerra is 54. Singer-songwriter Prince is 53. Rock singer-musician Gordon Gano (The Violent Femmes) is 48. Rock musician Eric Kretz (Stone Temple Pilots) is 45. Rock musician Dave Navarro is 44. Actress Helen Baxendale is 41. Actor Karl Urban is 39. Rock musician Eric Johnson (The Shins) is 35. Actress Larisa Oleynik is 30. Tennis player Anna Kournikova is 30. Actor Michael Cera is 23. Actress Shelley Buckner is 22.


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CALENDAR TODAY’S EVENTS Meredith Historical Society meeting. 7 p.m. at the Main Street Museum. Program will be the “The Annalee Story” as told by Chuck Thorndike. Meeting is handicap accessible and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Lakeport Community Association meeting. 7 p.m. in the Freight House (behind the Lakeport Fire Station). Lakes Region Camera Club meeting. 7:30 p.m. at the Meredith Public Library. Program is taking and making panoramics with Forrest Seavey and Matt Fassett. Registration for Fall Gilford Youth Soccer program. 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Town Hall. Open to all Gilford students entering grades K-5. Early registration fee (til Aug. 7) is $25. For more information contact he Parks & Recreation Department at 527-4722. Hands Across The Table free weekly dinner at St. James Episcopal Church on North Main Street in Laconia. 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Chess Club meets at the Laconia Public Library on Tuesdays from 3 to 7 p.m. All from ages 4 to 104 are welcome, as are people of all skill levels. We will teach. Giggles & Grins playgroup at Family Resource Center in downtown Laconia (635 Main Street). Free group for parents children from birth through age 5. For more information call 524-1741. RESPECT Teen Clinic at Laconia Family Planning and Prenatal. 121 Belmont Road (Rte. 106 South). 524-5453. Walk-in for teens only, 2 to 6 p.m. GYN and reproductive services. STD/HIV testing. Boy Scout Troop 143 meets at the Congregational Church of Laconia (across from Laconia Savings Bank). 6:30 each Tuesday. All boys 11-17 are welcome. For information call 527-1716. Hands Across The Table free weekly dinner at St. James Episcopal Church on North Main Street in Laconia. 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Genealogy Club meeting at the Meredith Public Library. 4 to 5 p.m. Drop-in Rug Hooking at the Gilford Public Library. 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Expert Carol dale will be working on a rug and have a small frame available for anyone interested in giving it a try. Teen board game time at the Gilford Public Library. 2:30 p.m. Snacks and prizes. Gilford Clickers meeting at the Public Library. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Improve your photography skills. New members always welcome. Philosophy Club meeting at the Gilford Public Library. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Discuss life’s questions in a comfortable, friendly environment. All are welcome.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8 72nd Annual Meeting of members of the New Hampshire Electric Cooperative. 5 p.m. at the Senior Center in Plymouth. Following a spaghetti dinner donated by the Italian Farmhouse, the business portion of the meeting will commence at 6. All Co-op members and their guests are invited. Members are asked to RSVP to 1-800-698-2007. Discussion on “The 2012 Fraud: Misreading the Maya and Their Calendar. 6:30 p.m. at the Meredith Public Library. For more information call 279-4303. Free Mom & Me movie — “Finding Nemo” at Smitty’s Cinema in Tilton. 11 a.m. Affordable Health Care at Laconia Family Planning and Prenatal. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 121 Belmont Road (Rte. 106 South). 524-5453. GYN and reproductive services. STD/HIV testing on walk-in basis from 4 to 6. Sliding fee scale. Cub Scout Pack 143 meets at the Congregational Church of Laconia (across from Laconia Savings Bank). 6:30 each Wednesday. All boys 6-10 are welcome. For information call 527-1716. Laconia Elders Friendship Club meeting. 1:30 p.m. at the Leavitt Park Clubhouse. People 55 and older meet each Wednesday for fun, entertainment and education. Meetings provide an opportunity for older citizens to to meet for pure social enjoyment and the club helps the community with philanthropic work. TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) group meeting. 5:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church in Meredtih. Duplicate bridge at the Weirs Beach Community Center. 7:15 p.m. All levels welcome. Snacks. (Every Wednesday) Preschool Story Time at the Meredith Public Library. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Stories and crafts for ages 3-5. Sign-up is helpful. Introduction to Computers class at the Meredith Public Library. 2 to 3 p.m. Registration required. For those with limited or no experience. Lego Club meeting at the Meredith Public Library. 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. For ages 6 and up. No sign-up required.

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Dear Annie: My father passed away a year ago. My brother, who lived closest, was entrusted to oversee my mother’s care. My siblings and I were all aware of the sacrifices Dad made to ensure my mother would be provided for. Their house is not paid off, but there is enough coming in monthly to cover her expenses. A couple of days after Mom received the insurance settlement, my brother borrowed a third of it. He gave her a promissory note and is paying 2 percent interest. A year later, he borrowed half of what was left. My mother just informed me of this when I called on what would have been my dad’s birthday. My brother told her to keep it a secret, so she doesn’t want me to let on. I advised her to move the rest of the money into an account to which my brother does not have access. Right now, I don’t think very highly of my brother and wonder if this is a form of elder abuse. He is having financial difficulties, but so am I, and Mom doesn’t have enough money to fix anyone’s problems. His pay has been downsized, but he has a pretty lavish lifestyle and indulges his kids and wife. Right now, my mother is planning to change her will, since my brother is the executor. What is your advice? -- Disappointed Dear Disappointed: If your brother took this money from your mother without her knowledge or consent, or if Mom was incapable of understanding the repercussions of what she was doing, it would indeed be elder abuse. But it sounds as if your brother is attempting to pay her back, albeit slowly. Before allowing this to escalate into a permanent rift, you should have a family discussion with all your siblings and your mother. Don’t make accusations. Simply discuss how best to see that Mom’s money is used for her benefit. You might want to bring in a financial counselor or attorney to act as mediator.

Dear Annie: My wife and I have been married for 30 years. We each have a child from a previous marriage, and we have a son together. Our marriage has been pretty good over the years except for one thing -- she and her daughter are enmeshed. The biggest problem is the never-ending phone calls. My stepdaughter calls every day, morning, noon and night. We have been interrupted on vacation with meaningless phone calls. I had our landline taken out so I wouldn’t have to answer her calls, but now my wife walks around the house with her cell phone in her hand. This problem has caused countless disagreements. My wife thinks this is fine, although the other children don’t do this. -- Help Dear Help: Some adult children, particularly daughters, tend to call their mothers frequently during the course of the day. Your wife is the one who encourages and permits this, and she has no intention of stopping. Frankly, as long as you don’t have to answer the phone, we strongly urge you to leave this alone. Dear Annie: I have another suggestion for “Help, Please,” who is trying to deal with elderly parents. They should look into adult day care. Many adult day care programs have handicapped vans and pick up and deliver the clients to and from the centers. Entertainment, socialization, meals and companionship are offered. Sometimes the centers have registered nurses on staff, as well as certified recreation therapists. Also included could be such services as showers, manicures, hairdressing and podiatry. -- S.E. Dear S.E.: Thank you for the suggestion. Readers can find adult day care centers through the National Adult Day Services Assn. (, as well as their area agency on aging (1-800-677-1116), family doctor, local health department or senior centers and their phone book. Many centers also offer help with the cost.

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 Rent

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.

PAIR Used Mega Steps. Hardware included. Fits 2007-11 Ex. Cab PU Chev & GMC. Also Tahoe & Yukon. Excellent condition. $250/ obo. 524-0403.

Year Round Rentals

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

Furniture AMAZING!

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

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

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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.

For Sale $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

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!

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


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 Call for Interview


Help Wanted

Help Wanted

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

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.

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: EXPERIENCED Rounds Cook for busy Lakes Region restaurant. Start immediately. Nights and Weekends a must. Call for appointment. 293-8833 Furniture mover must also be computer wise. 524-1430 or 524-0785

Fax (603) 528-2799

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

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


FOREMAN Full-Time Hardscaping & Landscaping Experience Required


253-7111 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.

MAINTENANCE POSITION 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.

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

PROMOTIONAL New mattresses starting; King set complete $395, queen set $249. 603-524-1430.

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

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

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.

Cash for old stuff. 528-0247 Firewood- All kinds. Delivered or self-serve at 18 Arlene Drive, Belmont. Quantities from $3 Bundles to $200 cords. Free tree removal. 998-7337


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

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. 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.

Help Wanted


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

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

Seasonal Positions also available: Adventure Park Admissions Associate CUSTOMER SERVICE TRAINER 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. Applications available or send resume to:

Harron Communications, LP Attn: Moira Cambell 9 Apple Road, Belmont, NH 03220 or email NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!

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 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.

Help Wanted

Apr 7.5% Irresistible 56X28 with drop down kitchen, loaded $77,995.

Now Hiring - Evenings

2 story mod $84,995 All on Display

Waitstaff & Dishwasher

Apply in person, 4-6pm:

CJ Avery’s

in Lakeport (closed Mondays) WEEKEND Catering- Servers & Cooks. Experience necessary. Apply at Harts Turkey Farm or contact 603-279-6212

WEIRS BEACH LOBSTER POUND Is Looking for Experienced

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:

Mobile Homes

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.

KITCHEN STAFF ~ Line Cooks ~ Expediters Please apply in person, or call


New 14’ Wides $26,995, $34,995 Or $1,700 down 240 @ $260

WWW.CM-H.Com Open Daily & Sunday Camelot Homes Rt. 3 Tilton, NH

2009 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 LTcontour lights, 1,645 Miles, 16 month warranty, $6,500. 352-446-5474


Buy • Sell • Trade

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

(603)447-1198. Olson’s Moto Works, RT16 Albany, NH. MOTORCYCLES! We rent motor cycles! HK Powersports, Laconia, 524-0100. STANDARD seat and windshield for 2009 Harley Davidson Road King Classic, $200 each. 279-4788



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

Fast, Reliable Master Electricians. No Job Too small, Lowest Rates, Top Quality. SAVE THIS AD and get 10% OFF JOB. Call 520-7167.

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


CASH Paid For Old Motorcycles! Need not run. Call Greg at 520-0156.



Our Customers Don!t get Soaked!


1989 Yamaha Virago 750: 41k miles, very clean, $1,700 or best offer. 290-2075. 2006 HARLEY DAVIDSON electra glide classic. 12K mi. Blue w/pinstripe. New rear tire. $14,500. 759-96420


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

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

70 Endicott St., Weirs Beach

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

Real Estate 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.

Major credit cards accepted

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


PAINTING CO. Interior/Exterior Since 1982 ~ Fully Insured


279-5755 630-8333 Bus.

126 Pease Rd. Meredith

Halfway between Rte.104 & Parade Rd. Wed-Sun 10-5 603-279-4234

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

Kero & Electric Lamps, Shades, Supplies, Glassware, Tools & Collectibles

Call 393-4949

M. Fedorczuk Trucking

Lamp Repair our Specialty

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

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.

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

AFTER HOURS CLEANING Residential-Commercial Fully Insured


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



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

603-755-6989 Fully Insured •!Dependable Service • All Work Guaranteed

SHMILY!S WEEKLY trash removal and Attic and basement clean outs. Call Shmily at 603-393-4679 Commercial/Resdential spring clean-up. Lawns, painting, pool care, rug shampooing, cleaning, dump runs. Fully Insured. 603-998-9011 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.

STEVE’S LANDSCAPING General Yardwork & Spring Cleanups. Lawn Mowing 524-4389 or 630-3511. 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

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! Jason Ruel Customer Satisfaction Guaranteed! 393-0976 LOOKING for Jobs: Yard work, painting inside houses and odd

Storage Space CLEAN DRY Storage Easy access. $65/ month. 520-4465.

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

Olympic archery instruction sponsored by Gilford Parks and Recreation beginning July 1 GILFORD — The Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor a four-week session of Olympic Archery instruction to be held at the Arthur A. Tilton Ice Rink on Fridays from July 1 – July 22. Led by certified archery instructors from Archery In Motion, the program will include a Beginner session from 4 — 5 p.m. followed by an Intermediate session from 5:15 — 6:15 p.m. Classes are open to Youth and Adults ages 7 years old and up and no experience is required. Enroll-

ment in this program is limited, so early sign-up is recommended. Registration forms can be picked up at the Parks and Recreation office or can be found on the department website at Priority will be given to Gilford Residents. Cost is $55 per person and includes all necessary equipment. Participants may also bring their own equipment with approval by instructor. For more information, contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 527-4722.

Yard Sale

Yard Sale

Yard Sale

Yard Sale

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


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

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

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

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

BELMONT YARD SALE JUNE 4 & 5 18 Gove Dr. 7am-1pm Belmont, NH 1st right off Ladd Hill Rd By Belknap Mall Antique buffet, wood desk, old record albums, household items. Laconia -LP Record collection, old stuff & new, Big Sale! Saturday, 9am-1pm. 359 Mile Hill Rd.

LACONIA 11 Brigham St. Laconia. 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! Laconia- Saturday 8am-1pm. 28 Old Prospect Hill Rd. Antiques, small furniture, something for everyone!


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

372 Province Rd. (Rte. 107)

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

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

LAKEPORT Yard Sale- Saturday 6/4/11, 8am-3pm. 100 Belvidere St. MEREDITH- Moving Sale. 20 True Rd. #57. Everything must go! Saturday, 6/4 1-4pm. Sunday 6/5 10am-3pm. Make an offer!

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!

THE LACONIA DAILY SUN, Tuesday, June 7, 2011— Page 23

NOTICE OF MORTGAGEE’S FORECLOSURE SALE Notice is hereby given that for breach of the conditions set forth in a certain Mortgage given by ARTHUR BUSWELL to DONWAY ENTERPRISES, INC., which said Mortgage is dated January 28, 2000 and recorded in Book 1570, Page 947, Belknap County Registry of Deeds, as assigned to RICHARD J. MORWAY and DONALD MINOR, by Assignment of Mortgage and Note dated May 31, 2011, recorded in Book 2709, Page 555, Belknap County Registry of Deeds, given to secure a certain Promissory Note, of even date with said Mortgage, and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said Mortgage, RICHARD J. MORWAY and DONALD MINOR will sell the mortgaged premises at public auction at 11:00 A.M. on July 5, 2011, on the premises, being a certain tract of land, with all improvements thereon, located in Winnisquam Beach Campground, A Condominium Campground, Grey Rock Road, Lake Winnisquam, Belmont, County of Belknap, State of New Hampshire, more particularly described as follows: Condominium Unit #2, together with its Limited Common Area Campsite, as defined, described and identified in Declaration of Condominium for Winnisquam Beach Campground (the “Declaration”), dated April 7, 1999, recorded in the Belknap County Registry of Deeds in Book 1549, Page 604, as amended; and as shown on certain surveyor’s and engineer’s plans entitled, “Site Plan of Winnisquam Beach Resort, A Condominium, prepared by Turning Point Land Surveyors and Land Planners, dated January 8, 1998, revised through September 29, 1998, recorded in Drawer L32, Plan #83 through 91 of the Belknap County Registry of Deeds. See also Floor Plan entitled, “Floor Plan, Winnisquam Beach Resort, A Condominium”, dated August 24, 1999, prepared by Bryan L. Bailey, LLS, recorded in said Registry of Deeds in Drawer L32, Plan #93. Also conveying with said Condominium Unit an equal, undivided interest in the Common Area and Property as defined, described and identified in the Declaration and on the Plans. Included with the mortgaged premises are any and all improvements and additions made to the limited common area campsite appurtenant to Condominium Unit #2, as described above, including, but not limited to, a certain modular home and all improvements related thereto. Being the same premises conveyed to Arthur Buswell by Warranty Deed of Donway Enterprises, Inc., dated January 27, 2000, recorded in Book 1570, Page 944 of the Belknap County Registry of Deeds. See also Tax Collector’s Deed dated November 15, 2010, recorded at said Registry in Book 2685, Page 652 and Deed with No Covenants, dated May 16, 2011 and recorded in Book 2707, Page 148, all in the Belknap County Registry of Deeds. The mortgaged premises shall be sold subject to all taxes, liens, encumbrances and covenants of record, if any, which have priority over said Mortgage Deed. A true copy of the original Mortgage instrument may be examined by interested persons at Wescott, Dyer, Fitzgerald & Nichols, PA, 28 Bowman Street, Laconia, New Hampshire 03246, during regular business hours. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO PETITION THE SUPERIOR COURT FOR THE COUNTY IN WHICH THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE SITUATED WITH SERVICE UPON THE MORTGAGEE, AND UPON SUCH BOND AS THE COURT MAY REQUIRE, TO ENJOIN THE SCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE. TERMS OF SALE: Two Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($2,500.00) of the bid must be tendered in the form of a certified or bank cashier’s check made payable to Richard J. Morway or Donald Minor, at the time of acceptance of the bid. The balance of the bid shall be due in the form of a certified check, or bank cashier’s check upon delivery of the foreclosure deed within thirty (30) days after the foreclosure sale. The Mortgagee reserves the right to waive all or any portion of the amounts required to be tendered upon acceptance of the bid. Additional terms may be announced at the auction. Mortgagee reserves the right to qualify bidders prior to sale. If the successful bidder fails to complete the purchase of the mortgaged premises, the Mortgagee reserves the right to retain the deposit in full as liquidated damages as a result of the bidder’s failure to perform and acquire the mortgaged premises at the price bid by the defaulting bidder.

Not ready to buy, but need the right equipment for that occasional job? MB RENTS! We know your time is valuable, therefore we rent only the best, most reliable equipment to ensure you can get the job done. MB Tractor and Equipment is a warranty dealer for everything we rent. That means we sell, service and sell parts for the equipment that will be on your site. Factory trained technicians service and repair our rental fleet to ensure maximum equipment reliability.

RIGHT TO AMEND: The Mortgagee reserves the right to (i) continue the foreclosure sale to such subsequent place or date as the Mortgagee may deem necessary or desirable; (ii) bid upon and purchase the mortgaged premises at the foreclosure sale; (iii) reject any and all bids for the mortgaged premises; or (iv) amend or change the terms of sale set forth herein by announcement, written or oral, before or during the foreclosure sale, which changes or amendments shall be binding upon all bidders.

All of our rental equipment is for sale, at a great savings to our buying customers, which means there’s a pretty good chance the equipment your rent from MB will be nearly new. Comfortable, reliable, state of the art equipment. MB RENTS “All you need.”

WARRANTIES: Except for warranties arising by operation of law, the conveyance of the mortgages premises shall be made by the Mortgagee and accepted by the successful bidder as is, where is, and without any further express or implied representations or warranties whatsoever, including warranties of fitness for a particular purpose.

MB Tractor has equipment for nearly every job — from lawn and garden equipment to professional commercial landscaping and construction equipment. MB Tractor and Equipment offers a variety of implements; loaders, backhoes, boxscrapers, rotary tillers, rear mount mowers, post-hole diggers and more.

Bring in this ad and save 10% on your first rental contract.

DATED at Laconia, New Hampshire, this ______ day of June, 2011. RICHARD J. MORWAY and DONALD MINOR By their Attorneys, Wescott, Dyer, Fitzgerald & Nichols, PA John P. Giere, Esquire 28 Bowman St. Laconia, NH 03246 (603) 524-2166

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