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LACONIA — City police logs note three more home burglaries yesterday — two in the Briarcrest section of town and one on Fairview Street. This would bring to 14 the number of home burglaries recorded by the city in the past
two weeks although it is not known if they are all related. One of the victims of a Briarcrest burglary said it appeared her door was jimmied and only money was taken. She said was sleeping and woke at 3 a.m. — something she rarely does. “I don’t know why I woke up,”
she said. “I don’t usually.” She said she never realized what happened up after she had been awake for about three hours. Unable to fall asleep after awakening, she said she made breakfast at 4 a.m. and began to get some things ready for an event she was attending over
the weekend. “My car was all loaded and I went to find my pocketbook,” she said. At first she said she thought she had misplaced it and actually called one of the places she had been during the day to see if she had dropped or forgotten it. see BurGLar page 8
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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — When Casey Anthony is released from jail Sunday, it will probably be in the middle of the night. If her lawyers are smart, security experts say, they will arrange for several SUVs with tinted windows to pull up to the Orange County Jail. Then they will bundle her into one of them and whisk her away to a safe house, where she will be protected by bodyguards for days, if not weeks. “I’d tell her to go to a big house in the middle of nowhere,” said Dallas-based security expert Stuart Diamond, who has worked for celebrities and federal agencies. “That would be the safest thing for her. It’s more of an effort for someone to really follow through on a threat.” Online and elsewhere, Anthony has been vilified, many believing she got away with murder. Some have wished the same fate on her that prosecutors say befell her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee. Anthony’s legal team see CASEY page 28
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Obama pushes for ‘something big’ to come from debt talks WASHINGTON (AP) — Struggling to avert an unprecedented national default, congressional leaders jettisoned negotiations on a sweeping deficit-reduction package Friday despite a plea from President Barack Obama to “do something big” to stabilize America’s finances. Instead, lawmakers embarked on competing fallback plans as a critical Aug. 2 deadline neared, a House Republican version given little chance of success, even by some supporters, and a bipartisan Senate approach holding out more promise to avert what Obama called financial “Armageddon.”. Late Friday, the Treasury Department announced it was resorting to the final
steps in an unusual series designed to avoid exceeding the current $14.3 trillion debt limit. Numerous officials have cautioned that a default will occur if the limit is not increased by Aug. 2, warning also of a calamitous effect on a national economy struggling to recover from the worst recession in decades.. At the behest of conservatives, House Republicans announced plans to vote next week on legislation to permit more borrowing automatically if Congress approves a balanced-budget constitutional amendment. Senate approval of that amendment seemed extremely unlikely in a vote set for the next few days.
At the same time, Senate leaders from both parties worked on their own fallback measure that would allow Obama to raise the debt limit without a prior vote by lawmakers, discussions that now have expanded to include House officials and top White House aides. That plan was likely to include limits on spending across thousands of government programs, and possibly a down payment on cuts, as well. As part of that proposal, a panel of lawmakers would recommend cuts in benefits programs by the end of the year, with the House and Senate required to vote yes-orsee OBAMA page 11
Wall Street Journal publisher quits in wake of British press scandal
LONDON (AP) — Rupert Murdoch accepted the resignations of The Wall Street Journal’s publisher and the chief of his British operations on Friday as the once-defiant media mogul struggled to control an escalating phone hacking scandal, offering apologies to the public and the family of a murdered schoolgirl. The scandal has knocked billions off the value of Murdoch’s News Corp., scuttled
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Murdoch’s British lieutenant, Rebekah Brooks, stepped down earlier Friday. Hinton, 67, has worked for Murdoch’s News Corp. for 52 years and is one of the media baron’s staunchest allies. He became head of Dow Jones in December 2007. He was chairman of Murdoch’s British newspaper arm during some of the years its staffers are alleged to have hacked cell see PRESS page 8
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BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge on Friday ordered the longtime girlfriend of former Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger to remain in custody without bail while she awaits trial on allegations that she helped him evade capture for more than 16 years. U.S. Magistrate Judge Jennifer Boal’s order came two days after an attorney for Catherine Greig said she would voluntarily remain in custody while he gathers more information to support his request that she be granted bail and placed under electronic monitoring. Bulger and Greig were arrested last month in Santa Monica, Calif. Bulger is charged with participating in 19 murders. Greig is charged with harboring and concealing a fugitive. Bulger has pleaded not guilty. Greig has sought to be released on bail in the custody of her twin sister. The judge ordered that Greig be detained separate from convicts or those appealing their sentences. The suspect should also be given reasonable opportunity for private consultations with her attorney, according to the court order. “This order is without prejudice to the defendant filing a motion to consider the issue of pretrial detention,” Boal said in her order of voluntary detention. Greig’s bail hearing on Wednesday sparked passionate arguments from prosecutors, her attorneys and victims of Bulger’s alleged crimes. Prosecutors portrayed Greig as an eager partner to Bulger, willingly going on the run with him and actively helping him elude authorities for more than 16 years. They also argued that Greig could easily flee again if she is released on bail. Defense attorney Kevin Reddington questioned an FBI agent who acknowledged that members of a family who befriended the couple in Grand Isle, La., during their first two years as fugitives said Bulger was harsh and controlling, and treated Greig like a servant. Reddington argued that when Greig left Boston with Bulger in 1995, he had only been charged with extortion in a racketeering indictment. The murder allegations were included in a separate racketeering indictment four years later. Bulger’s former top lieutenant, Kevin Weeks, called as a witness by Greig’s lawyer, said Greig was not involved in Bulger’s criminal enterprises, which allegedly included drugs, loan-sharking and extortion.
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Lynch directs agencies to prep for layoffs CONCORD (AP) — New Hampshire Gov. John Lynch directed state agency heads Friday to develop contingency plans to lay off potentially hundreds of state workers if negotiations with their union fail to produce $50 million in savings. Lynch’s budget director John Beardmore requested responses by Aug. 8. He said implementation potentially would be Sept. 8. The layoffs would be in addition to an as-yet unknown total number of layoffs from budget cuts. The governor’s office said so far they know of about 130 executive branch layoffs from budget cuts, but more are likely as agencies comply with cuts whose amounts were specified, but not the programs to be cut. The state budget requires Lynch to save $50 million in personnel costs with $20 million coming from state tax funded accounts. The budget requires that an agreement with the union must implement the savings by Sept. 1 or the governor must cut labor costs by Dec. 1. Lynch hopes to achieve the savings through negotiations with unions representing the workers but no deals have been reached yet. “We’ve sent the letter to department heads so they can take the proper steps,” said Lynch spokesman Colin Manning. “We’re still working with the unions so we can avoid further layoffs.” State Employees’ Association President Diana Lacey said Friday the sides have tentatively agreed to ways to save the $50 million, but have no agreement on union job security issues. She said they have
about a month to work out a deal to avoid layoffs. The SEA represents most of New Hampshire’s approximately 11,000 employees. “We’ve addressed the $50 million and now we’re hoping the governor’s team will pay much-needed attention to the employees’ priorities,” said Lacey. She declined to discuss the specifics of the tentative agreements on the $50 million but said it involved wages and benefits. Lynch had made it clear in his February budget address that he wanted the next contract with the workers to include changes in health benefits to save money. Lacey said the SEA addressed that priority but now wants Lynch to include workers’ rights provisions in the contract, such as seniority rights and access to health care after being laid off. She said the Republican-controlled Legislature overrode longstanding personnel rules in the budget package to limit workers’ rights when it eliminated 1,100 vacant positions and laid off workers. “They made an issue that they have no regard for what’s in personnel rules, but they do have regard for what’s in the contract,” she said. Lacey said the union wants to put those rules in the contract to protect them from being suspended again. Two years ago, lawmakers required Lynch to cut $25 million in labor costs. Lynch proposed furloughsee LYNCH page 10
New Hampshire toughens ban on out-of-state firewood DURHAM (AP) — New Hampshire is strengthening a ban on out-of-state firewood because of concern over non-native invasive insects. Two years ago, a joint state-federal regulation restricted firewood movement on state reservation lands and national forest lands within New Hampshire, which includes campgrounds. The new ban starting Monday expands those restrictions to prohibit out-of-state firewood movement to all lands in New Hampshire. Only approved heat-treated firewood that’s properly packaged and labeled or firewood transported with a compliance agreement from select counties in Maine, Vermont and Massachusetts may enter the state. Pre-approved counties in Maine are Franklin, Oxford, Androscoggin, Cumberland, and York. All counties in Vermont are approved. In Massachusetts, Essex, Middlesex and Franklin counties are
approved. Forest officials are concerned about importing insects such as the emerald ash borer and the Asian long-horned beetle, which have harmed trees in other states. In some cases, infestations have been attributed to the movement of camp firewood. More than half of all forests in New Hampshire are susceptible to the insects. “It’s surprising how much and how far people are willing to transport firewood,” said New Hampshire Forest Entomologist Kyle Lombard. “We surveyed firewood use at campgrounds and found that 40 percent of the out-of-state campers brought it from home. Many of those folks were from as far away as Florida, North Carolina and California. We have seen that every stick of firewood taken from these campers had insects, to the tune of about 30 per piece.” Violators of the ban are subject to a fine.
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Stock narrowly miss having U.S. & allies formally recognize Libya rebels the Libyan strongman and certain members of his ISTANBUL (AP) — The United States and more worst week of the year family must go. than 30 other nations on Friday formally recog-
NEW YORK CITY (AP) — A late rally Friday prevented the stock market from having its worst week in nearly a year. Investors seemed to largely ignore the ongoing debate in Washington over raising the country’s borrowing limit. Troubling questions over Europe’s financial health and manufacturing in the U.S. weighed down stock prices for much of the day, overwhelming a very strong earnings report from Google Inc. Google jumped nearly 13 percent, the most of any stock in the Standard and Poor’s 500 index, after the company said its revenue hit a record last quarter. Google’s earnings pushed tech stocks in the S&P index broadly higher. Microsoft Corp. and Cisco Systems Inc. each gained 1 percent. Worries about Europe and weak factory output in the U.S. have kept traders’ expectations and stock prices relatively low since early this spring, said Ryan Detrick, senior technical strategist Schaeffer’s Investment Research. If corporate earnings remain strong and Europe stabilizes, he said, stocks might rally in the second half of the year. That happened last year, after fears about Europe held the stock market back all summer. “With all the talk about European debt and the U.S. issues, the fact that earnings are coming in pretty strong is a good sign,” Detrick said. “Once those issues work their way through the system, long-term growth is going to come from earnings.” Most investors believe a deal to raise the country’s debt ceiling will be reached before the Aug. 2 deadline. Standard & Poor’s said Thursday there is a 50 percent chance it will downgrade the government’s triple-A rating within three months because of the impasse. Moody’s made a similar warning on Wednesday. Even so, there has been little visible progress in negotiations between President Barack Obama and Congressional Republicans. see next page
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nized Libya’s main opposition group as the country’s legitimate government, giving the rebel movement a major boost. The decision, which declared Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi’s regime no longer legitimate, gives his foes greater credibility and will potentially free up billions in cash that the rebels fighting Libyan forces urgently need. The front lines in the Libyan civil war have largely stagnated since the popular uprising seeking to oust Gadhafi broke out in February. Rebels, backed by NATO’s air force bombings, control much of the country’s east and pockets in the west. But Gadhafi controls the rest from his stronghold in Tripoli, the capital. Foreign ministers and other representatives of the so-called Contact Group on Libya said in a statement Friday that the “Gadhafi regime no longer has any legitimate authority in Libya.” They said
“The Contact Group has sent an unequivocal message to Gadhafi: that he has no legitimacy and there is no future for Libya with him in power. He must go and go now,” said British Foreign Secretary William Hague. The nations said they would deal with Libya’s main opposition group — the National Transitional Council, or NTC — as “the legitimate governing authority in Libya” until an interim authority is in place that will organize free and fair elections. In addition to the U.S., the 32-nation Contact Group on Libya includes members of NATO, the European Union and the Arab League. Diplomatic recognition of the foes of Gadafi means that the U.S. will soon be able to fund the opposition with some of the more than $30 billion in Gahdafiregime assets that are frozen in American banks. Other countries holding billions more in such assets will be able to do the same.
CHICAGO (AP) — A liberal group upset over potential cuts to Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security delivered pledges Friday to President Barack Obama’s national campaign headquarters threatening to pull its support. About a dozen people representing the Progressive Change Campaign Committee delivered what they said were 200,000 pledges from people who will refuse to donate or volunteer for Obama’s re-election campaign if he cuts the entitlement programs. “It’s not a question of who they’re going to support for president, they’re going to vote for Barack Obama. It’s a question of where their time and money is going to go,” spokesman T. Neil Sroka said. Obama has been taking heat from the left over the debt ceiling negotiations, in which he has been willing to target the long-standing programs. His
approach is certain to sit better with independent voters, many of whom have told pollsters they want Washington politicians to work together to solve the big problems. Sroka said the 200,000 people represent more than $17 million in donations to Obama’s campaign in 2008 and about 2.6 million volunteer hours. Protester Mary Ellen Croteau, 61, of Chicago said she’s even ready to find someone else to support if Obama cuts Medicare and Social Security. “I don’t know who I’m going to vote for yet because there doesn’t seem to be too many people on the horizon, but I will vote for someone whether it’s a Green candidate, whether it’s a communist, I don’t care. Somebody who’s going to stand up for people,” Croteau said. Sroka later said she was not speaking on behalf of the group.
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June 26, 2011 Private burial services were held at Sacred Heart Cemetery for Robert A. Lakeman. Robert was the Husband of Ann (Foy) Lakeman of Concord, NH, and the Son of Ray and Claire Lakeman of Gilford, NH A tribute to Robert written by his Brother Michael of Canada, was read by his Brother Steven, of California. Robert left us March 24, 2011
The Mourning After by Michael Lakeman on Thursday, March 24, 2011 Though you are the one who had to leave, the mourning is for those of us left behind. A testament of our love for you and everything you stood for and how much you will be missed. Everyone in your life is better for having known you. You enriched our lives just by being you. Our years together were such a great gift. You wore many hats in your life... Son, Brother, Husband, Father and friend, just to name a few, and you wore them all so well. You took the role of first born very seriously, and there is so much of you in all of us. I am, and always have been very proud of my big Brother, and although you are gone, I know you’re not far, and it’s only a matter of time until I see you again. Until that day, I’ll be happy for you, because I know that you have found peace, but I will mourn our loss, and I will count the days. I feel so lucky and honored to have been a part of your life, but I still won’t say goodbye. So until we meet again my Brother, just know that I will always cherish the memories. I love you, Bob
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U.S. jobs machine no longer runs on autopilot So where are the jobs? Job creation has basically flattened over the past two months — very bad news, as unemployment exceeds 9-percent. The Democrats’ economic stimulus was inadequate, and it’s mostly over. And the Republicans’ prescription of more tax cuts is largely hogwash, given already historically low tax rates and the fact that American corporations are already sitting on mountains of cash and not using the money to hire Americans. The years following the George W. Bush tax cuts were the worst for job growth in a long time. Only 3-million jobs were created in the eight Bush years, versus 23.1 million during the Clinton administration. In fairness to George W., other trends hurting U.S. job creation were accelerating and — President Obama’s critics take note — continue today. Globalization encourages U.S. companies to lay off Americans and find cheaper labor in other countries. And automation lets U.S. factories make the same amount of stuff with far fewer people. These processes can’t be stopped. But Germany and other highwage countries are doing just fine employment-wise, because they pay scrupulous attention to preparing young people for the jobs there are. The Bush years were pretty dismal in that respect, coasting on a housing bubble that wove an illusion of prosperity. Real estate speculation pushed house prices higher, egging people to buy more expensive real estate on borrowed money. As interest rates were kept low, big mortgages went flying out the door. The result was jobs selling houses, building houses and lending for houses. Homebuyers cashed out their fat equity and took the money to the mall, creating new positions in retailing and building new retailing. When the music stopped, those jobs vanished. Disheartening now is how little attention Obama has paid to preparing the most vulnerable young workers, those without college degrees, for decent jobs. For instance, the administration seeks to cut 20-percent out of vocational
and technical education in high schools and community colleges. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will argue that Obama wants to hike overall education spending by 11-percent: Money for vocational training is being sacrificed to help more people go to college, said to be the ticket for employment in the 21st century. Some further argue that rapid changes in required job skills will make much vocational and technical training outmoded. But there is more to it than that. Currently, two out of three American kids don’t go to college. Some are quite smart but not suited for academics. Vocational training keeps many would-be dropouts in high school. It gets them a job with middle-class wages. And if that job goes away, what we have left is a mature worker with a record of employment, not some idle 30-something living with his mother. In any case, globalization hits college grads, as well. Ask any highly trained computer programmer whose job just moved to India or Romania. America must be the land of third and fourth chances. Workers whose practical training in electronics becomes outdated can later attain another technical skill or pursue a college education. Or a college grad might want to learn a building trade. (I know one who runs a very successful carpentry shop.) So we should stop thinking about vocational training and college as two separate paths veering off in entirely different directions. But rather than alter that perception, the Obama administration seems to be enforcing it. Clearly, the great American job machine no longer goes on automatic pilot. Government must help keep it running through these tough times — and ensure that Americans are ready for 21st century tasks. This is one kind of spending we dare not cut. (A member of the Providence Journal editorial board, Froma Harrop writes a nationally syndicated column from that city. She has written for such diverse publications as The New York Times, Harper’s Bazaar and Institutional Investor.)
Thank you! You are what makes New Hampshire wonderful To the editor, For over 50 years my dream was to live in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire. Not only because of family ties and stunning scenery but because the people impressed me. My dream of living here became a reality last November and my impression of honest, caring people was brought swiftly to may attention today. In my haste, I left my pocketbook in a cart in the Belknap Mall. Calls to Shaw’s and CVS were received politely and with true con-
lot. Laconia’s police dispatcher and the Belmont Police answering service were also concerned and helpful. Then the unbelievable happened! Scott McKay of Winnisquam phoned saying, “I found your pocketbook in Shaw’s parking lot and I want to return it to you. Please give me directions to your home.” You can imagine my emotions! My thanks to Scott McKay and all the others whose names I do not remember. You are what makes N.H. wonderful! Mary Lou Lavelle
LETTERS Our U.S. birth rate without illegal aliens is 1.7 — hello Greece! To the editor, Are you concerned yet? Pat Buchanan’s column in the Friday edition of The Daily Sun was excellent. His numbers and identification of the birth dearth in Greece, and its resulting problems, should alarm everyone. The information he provided gave us an accurate picture of what is happening in the entire western world; and the United States is not immune. Some more scary numbers. China allows only one baby per family. That’s made even sadder because a disproportionate number of girl babies are aborted than are boys. Herbert Meyer has indicated that within a generation or two, China will have 75-million men, for whom there are no women in China, sitting on the border of Russia. Russia, on the other hand, has a birth rate of only 1.1 children per family, because of abortion and alcoholism. The Russian population of about 130-million is being cut in half every generation and while China’s population is declining, they are starting from a population base of over 1.3-billion. This story plays out all across Europe because the people in those countries opted for the “good life”, lots of vacation, early retirement, the lar-
gesse of the government to meet their every need, and high rates of abortion. Because of those low birth rates, most European countries have allowed immigrants to come in to fill the jobs unfilled because of their shrinking native population. Those immigrants, mainly from middle-eastern, Muslim countries, are accomplishing two things. First, they are demanding all the social service and benefits accorded to the native population of their host countries. Next, they are out-birthing the native population by three or four to one. An Imam in Norway made the statement that all the Muslims need to do is be patient, as they will be the majority population in a relatively short time, and therefore can democratically rule and impose the laws that they want. By the way, the birth rate in the United States is two children per family. However, if the birth rate of illegal aliens is removed from the calculation, the number drops to 1.7, not enough to sustain the native population. If you’re not concerned, you’re not paying attention. Bob Meade Laconia
Republicans do understand where jobs actually come from To the editor, Cathy Merwin’s interesting letter in The Daily Sun on July 14 is seriously flawed by one misunderstanding she has. Corporations hire and PAY people to produce goods or services, and ALL that pay IS taxed by the government in withholding tax AND Social Security TAX (which is your saving account for the future). Any net income the corporation earns is then distributed to the shareholders who put up the money to cover all costs of organizing and running it. Those shareholders then must pay tax on the dividend income. Thus, up to that point, ALL income the company has created IS taxed. But then, in a scheme of double taxation, the already taxed income of the shareholders is TAXED AGAIN as corporate income tax! That tax undermines ability to hire more people, and where possible, drives the production
offshore to India, China, etc. Democrats seem incapable of understanding that, so in their socialistic urge to grab more taxes to distribute to their special few, they attack corporations for ever more taxes. Republicans understand where jobs actually come from, so try to protect those double taxed and thus keep jobs here in America. With that understanding, the rest of her letter falls apart. Her last paragraph accurately describes those in Congress, who regularly increase their pay and benefits for always less work, and increase their staff sizes, mostly to work on reelection, while the needs of the country are ignored. Top managers of businesses can’t do that, so must stay productive. Jack Stephenson Gilford
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LETTERS U.S. budget can be balanced by taking freeloaders off Social Security
The only thing different is the name of crook who is in office
To the editor, Isn’t eminent domain wonderful. If the government doesn’t have enough money to pay its bills, the chief fool in charge says go after the Social Security bank. Since I personally did NOT vote for the golden voice in charge, and I did NOT vote for the other idiots backing up his wishes, his “it’s time for change” program should be put into action. You can look up how all his foolish pals voted to take from Peter (SS) to pay Paul, should come with a life sentence of no big retirement benifit after being put out of office. To those of you who have any memory at all, I ask you to just remember how the State of New Hampshire and its crooks in charge wanted to steal the money put into an account by doctors to cover malpractice expenses suits by other crooks wanting a free ride. What the hell happened to America? Did you know that the government could balance the budget simply by taking the freeloaders off Social Security who have never paid a cent into the system and placing them on the state welfare rolls. One only has to look back as far as the last fool in charge who gave our Social Security to any person not born here in this country and never paid a cent into Social Security. I will point out, that
To the editor, What is wrong with our country today? EVERYTHING! Washington cannot come to any agreement on what to do about the economy. First of all, we need to cut the governments pay and put them on the same health care as us. Then see how fast this works in cleaning up the mess they have created. People who scam other people — let’s take their money and put it towards the deficit. Let all perverts and prisoners go to war. Boy! Would we be saving a bundle of money. No more help for illegal aliens and those who never want to work and are sucking up the system dry. We would save a lot of money if only some of these things would be in place. Stop giving aid to countries that hate us. Stop bringing all the refugees from other countries then when they come they want to bring the rest of the mob here to the U.S.A. Why are we the policeman to the whole world? Should charity not begin here with the American people? We are getting mashed by our so-called government that cares nothing about us. When is their going to be a revolution here in America to
if you paid into Social Security, but did not work 40 quarters, you are not entitled to collect your benefits, but some SOB coming to this country is made to believe that the streets really are paved in gold and can have your benefits. Perhaps, people like Anna D. and Jack S. could get out there and start a petition to make a change on our officials, beginning with taking away their hefty hefty, hefty raises that I personally did not give them the right to give themselves. When you get some reliable taxpayers to sign these petitions to take back the government and give it back to the people, by the people then will come the change. When one looks back 50 years and sees JFK serving the people by not accepting any money as president, look at all the millionaires who could do the same. Until such time as we can get honest people in charge, individual states MUST pay their own senators and congressmen a set fee, with stipulation that they MAY NOT give themselves any pay raises. Raises must be approves by the taxpaying citizens. As for petitions, I also will have one on me to be signed by taxpayers. Bev Buker Gilford
Here is a ‘shout out’ to my favorite insurance agent, Mike Testa To the editor, How many of you have the privilege of having Mike Testa as your State Farm agent? I know I do! Mike is not just an insurance sales man, he is a genuine person who cares about each and every one of his customers right down to the children! Recently State Farm has partnered up with the Disney flick “Cars 2”, just about every kids favorite movie. He went out of his way to order “Cars 2” promo items for my children and several others in the community! How many businesses that we do business with on a daily basis do that? Not too many these days. I keep up with Mike
on Facebook on his Mike Testa-State Farm Agent page, he is always giving “shout outs” to local people that do work for him, and you can always look to his page for something to do over the weekend. On Fridays he always posts what is going on in the Lakes Region from events, to bands and much more. Forget about advertising for himself, he is advertising for all of you! All I can say is Mike you are a great guy and I am pleased to tell everyone that you are my families insurance agent! So Mike, here is my “shout out” to you! Roslyn Dutile Laconia
Change we need is to trust in God & put people who love him in office To the editor, Time for a change? There are two kinds of a change: No. 1, a change for the better, or No. 2, a change for the worse. Mr. Obama became our president telling us it’s time for a change and time has proved it was terrible change. Our nation is in debt, owing billions of dollars to China and other nations who don’t believe in our God and Savior. What a shame. No wonder millions are jobless. Even nature has gone wild with floods, untamed fires, killer storms, etc. But listen folks, it’s still not too late
to pray and repent as a nation to God, for mercy and national revival. The change we need is to trust in God and put only people who love God and country in office. Obama and his people must be replaced and we must change all the evil laws that were passed by evil-minded men; for example, gay marriage and taking God out of schools and teaching our children we evolved from apes. No wonder we have such trouble. Friends, vote for right, not wrong. Pray about your choice. God bless the U.S.A. William “Liam” McCoy Meredith
I stumbled into using WD-40 on bees & hornets & it worked really well To the editor, Last summer I had bees and hornets flying up under the siding on my house. The spot was by the steps that go into the house. It was fearsome! I bought three cans of fee and hornet spray and sprayed it on the spot two or three times a day for 2 weeks. It hardly bothered them!
and I had a can of WD-40 lubricant in my hand and I sprayed them. They immediately started to drop! I also had them in my basement and I sprayed the top of my cellar wall. Result: They all disappeared in one day! Maybe we should buy stock in WD-40. Please pass this along. Dick Perley
stop all this crap the government is throwing down our throats? How are people going to make it if they cut Medicare and Social Security and at the same time raise taxes? We need to protest against all these idiots that NEVER keep their promise. Are we that stupid to let all this happen? Obama needs to go and so do the others that are telling us they are going to be different. The only thing different is the name of the crook who is in office. Don’t tell me there is no other way to cut spending other then cut Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security. What about all the perks they have. Where are the cuts their? The illegals are sucking us dry and the liberals are doing this. All the military that are still in other countries since World Wars I and II should be watching our borders. No one else should come into the U.S.A. until we fix are own mess. It starts with Washington. Bring back the morals and prayer back into our lives. In case some of you do not know this that JESUS CHRIST is our creator. Anna DeRose Moultonborough
Treasure sunny days for picnics & rambling through the state To the editor, Thursday, July 7 was a beautiful summer day, lovely fluffy clouds in the sky; a good day for a ride in the country. Starting out with a call to my brother-in-law to try to get him to take a ride in my new car but he’d have nothing of it. Did get him to laugh some during the conversation. However, not letting this change my way of thinking, I called a good friend. Needing to take a ride to Franklin to Benson Auto for a small procedure for my car, we started out, stopping to buy a mocha caramel iced coffee at Dunkin’ Donuts in Tilton. Then we decided to stop at Cross Mill Road in Northfield to visit my sister-inlaw and her husband at their lovely farm. Sitting under the shady tree, we watched him mow the large lawn near their home. The rest of the fields need haying. They are just having a difficult time hiring someone to hay their
fields. It was a lovely respite just to sit under the tree, a slight breeze and the smell of new mowed grass prevailing. Not realizing time was slipping by so quickly, we ended our stay to get to Benson’s in Franklin before they closed for the day. After a short time to fix the necessary on my car, we decided to take the country roads back to Winnisquam. Taking Route 127 our of Franklin, we went by the Franklin Dam, soon taking a quick right turn onto a narrow, paved country road, eventually arriving at a “no trespassing” sign. Recalling recent news articles, we decided to turn around and go back to Route 127. Shortly after passing the Sanbornton Baptist Church, where we have attended their strawberry shortcake festival several times, we came to Perley Hill Road, which led us to see next page
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Former Tilton doctor cited for 21 more violations & fined another $87,900 By Ray DuckleR CONCORD MONITOR
TILTON — The State Board of Medicine added to its critical review of a Tilton doctor yesterday, announcing another $87,900 in fines for professional misconduct while she practiced at the Riverfront Medical Group. Dr. Susan Hare, already fined thousands of dollars and banned from practicing medicine for previous ethics issues, was cited for an additional 21 violations. Among them, the board found medical records had been discarded by Hare in at least one trash bag near Riverfront last February, two days after the facility closed. “This pile was accessible to anyone,” the report read, adding that documents included “patients’ names and dates of birth in plain sight. These privileged patients’ medical records are replete with information that, if found by a third party, would have constituted an invasion of these patients’ privacy.” Elsewhere, the board found, Hare failed to alert patients and staff of the possibility of her practice’s closure, failed to provide patient records within 30 days of the patients’ request, failed to comply with board subpoenas and failed to respond to various inquiries by the board. Attempts to reach Hare by email were unsuccessful. Hare was fined $21,000, or $1,000 for each of the PRESS from page 2 phones, but testified to a parliamentary committee in 2009 that he had seen no evidence abuses had spread beyond a single jailed reporter, Clive Goodman. Hinton said Friday that “the pain caused to innocent people (by hacking) is unimaginable.” “That I was ignorant of what apparently happened is irrelevant, and in the circumstances I feel it is proper for me to resign from News Corp. and apologize to those hurt by the actions of News of the World,” he said. Murdoch said he accepted Hinton’s resignation with “much sadness.” It capped a difficult week for the embattled mogul. Just a day after asserting that News Corp. had made only “minor mistakes,” Murdoch issued an apology to run in Britain’s national newspapers for “serious wrongdoing” by the News of the World, which he shut down last week amid allegations of large-scale illegal hacking by its staff. “We are sorry for the serious wrongdoing that occurred. We are deeply sorry for the hurt suffered by the individuals affected. We regret not acting faster to sort things out,” said the full-page ad, signed by Murdoch and due to run in Saturday’s editions of Britain’s main national newspapers. Murdoch promised “further concrete steps to resolve these issues and make amends for the damage they have caused.” Murdoch also met the family of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler, whose phone was hacked by the News of the World in 2002. The revelation that journalists had accessed her phone in search of scoops inflamed the long-simmering scandal about illegal eavesdropping by the newspaper. The 80-year-old mogul emerged from the meeting from preceding page Route 132, Sanbornton Square and Hunkins Pond Road. This, of course, took us right to the Swain Farm, one of the last remaining, fully-functioning dairy farms in the state. As we entered their driveway, going around the house, we spotted a man loading large logs into a small building from which smoke was escaping into the air, profusely. We, of course, suspected, he had killed a hog and was smoking the ham. This was, however, not true. He explained he was heating water for his house, his daughter’s house and other buildings on the farm. When he was finished stoking the outdoor furnace, he came over to the car. We had a long, overdue conversation, bringing me up to date
21 violations, plus a $66,900 administrative fine. She has until April 4 of next year to pay, and it wasn’t clear as of last night what punishment if any Hare will face if she misses the payment deadline. “I believe there would be an avenue going through superior court to try to get the fine money,” said Sarah Blodgett, the assistant attorney general for the administrative prosecution unit. Boldgett referred questions about potential penalties to Elyse Alkalay, counsel to the Board of Medicine. Alkalay did not return a phone call. The report outlined other guidelines that Hare must follow, all based on the order’s effective date, July 11. Hare has until Monday to provide a written account of both the measures she’s taken to determine which patients have requested medical records, and her effort to ascertain and contact the patients who have had a medical consultation at Riverfront in the three years since the facility closed. Failure to provide medical records as required or in a timely fashion will give the board the right to assess additional fines totaling $300 for each day beyond the deadline. However, the board also showed leniency toward Hare, stating that “full compliance on the respondent’s part to properly provide patients with medical records and the board with enumerated accountings may result in the board’s suspension or waiver of up to $77,900 of the administrative fine assessed for
violations.” Hare was certified in internal medicine at St. George’s University School of Medicine in Bay Shore, N.Y., graduating in 1996. She completed her internship and residency at West Virginia University Hospital in Morgantown and was licensed to practice medicine in California and Maine. She received her New Hampshire license in 2001. Her problems here began last summer when her license was suspended for five years and she was fined $5,000 for mismanaging medication for nearly two dozen patients. Ordered to pay $1,000 a month for five months, Hare was late with a payment and bounced a check, leading to an additional $10,000 fine two months ago. Later, Hare’s license was revoked after it was revealed she had practiced medicine last January by determining that a 10-year-old girl had bronchitis. Her problems grew when, according to the board, she created a file plan under a physician assistant’s name and generated a prescription for the 10-year-old girl via the computer, also using the assistant’s name. Concord attorney Paul Maggiotto defended Hare at a May hearing, arguing she had not practiced medicine without a license or written the prescription using someone else’s name. “She denied that that’s what she did,” Maggiotto said yesterday. “She claims she just looked this person over and someone else sent in the prescription.”
at a London hotel to catcalls of “shame on you!” from hecklers. He said that “as founder of the company I was appalled to find out what had happened and I apologized.” Dowler family lawyer Mark Lewis said Murdoch appeared humbled and had offered “a heartfelt and what seemed to be a very sincere apology.” “I don’t think somebody could have held their head in their hands so many times and said that they were sorry,” Lewis said. Murdoch’s tone was dramatically different from an interview published Thursday in the Wall Street Journal — which is owned by News Corp. — in which he said the company had handled the crisis “extremely well in every way possible” and complained he was “getting annoyed” at all the negative headlines. The crisis claimed another senior scalp Friday as Brooks, chief executive of Murdoch’s British newspaper division, resigned. The media magnate had defended the 43-yearold Brooks in the face of demands she step down from British politicians — including her friend and neighbor, Prime Minister David Cameron. After previously refusing to accept her resignation, Murdoch made an abrupt switch as News Corp. struggled but failed to contain the crisis. Brooks said she was stepping aside because “my desire to remain on the bridge has made me a focal point of the debate.” “This is now detracting attention from all our honest endeavors to fix the problems of the past,” she said in an email to staff. Brooks said she would “concentrate on correcting the distortions and rebutting the allegations about my record as a journalist, an editor and executive.”
BURGLAR from page one After looking for a while, she said she saw her pocketbook in her backyard and its contents had been strewn around the yard. “I guess they jimmied the lock on the kitchen door, reached in and grabbed it,” she said. The latest victim said the only thing she lost was cash. “They didn’t even take my change,” she said adding all her credit cards, identification and her handicap tag were among the things left behind. “I hope they feel bad for stealing from an old lady with a handicap pass,” she said. The theft of cash only corresponds to the same story told by one of the victims of a similar burglary on Mile Hill Road — not far from Briarcrest. In that case, the victim reported that cash was taken from her pocketbook as well as her husband’s wallet that was taken from their bedroom while they slept. “They didn’t come into my bedroom,” said last night’s victim. Meanwhile, Police Chief Christopher Adams met with Ward 4 City Councilor Brenda Baer who said she reached out to him to see if the City Council could offer any assistance to the Police Department. She said Adams came to her Briarcrest home for the meeting and also had uniformed police officers walking around the retirement community speaking with residents and reminding them to lock their doors and windows at night. “I think that is the right thing to do,” Baer said. The victim on Fairview Street said she didn’t notice she had been burgled until Thursday evening and thinks whoever came into her home may have come during the day when she was away. She said whoever it was only took cash and was very neat. Police logs show stepped up patrols in various city neighborhoods and reports of suspicious activity, likely because people have become more aware of their surroundings, are numerous. Police are recommending that residents lock their car and home doors and windows at night and and leave some type of light on during the evening, inside and outside, if possible. Anyone with any information is asked to call the Laconia Police Department at 524-5252 or the Greater Laconia Crime Line at 524-1717. Police are also asking residents to report any suspicious activity to them immediately.
on family members and their activities. We then proceeded on Hunkins Pond Road. Turning left at the junction of Route 3, driving over the Mosquito Bridge in Winnisquam, we eventually arrived back home via the Laconia bypass and Gunstock Hill Road for a beautiful view of the White Mountains, including Mt. Washington. Reflecting on the day, I find how fortunate we are to live in New Hampshire, being able to choose to see lovely countryside, mountains or seashore, all in a day’s ride. Oh, to have warn sunny days for picnics and just rambling through the state. Plyllis J. Clairmont Gilford
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Alton School Board calls for town vote on new teachers’ contract for October 4 ALTON — The School Board and the Alton Teachers’ Association (ATA) have agreed on a one year collective bargaining agreement that will be effective back to July 1 if approved by voters at a special meeting on October 4. In March 2011, a tie vote of town voters failed to approve an earlier proposal but voters did approve Warrant Article VII, permitting the district to hold a special meeting to try again for funding approval. Since there was no new agreement reached for the 2010-11 school year, members of the ATA did not receive cost of living adjustments (COLA) or s0-called “step” movement. The proposed one-year contract freezes all members of the bargaining unit at the step they were on July 1, 2009. Also, under the proposed contract, a one-time adjustment of 1-percent of their 2010-11 salary is included for all certified staff covered by the contract. This increase will not be in effect in any future year. In the 2007-2010 contract, teachers received a stipend of 3.75-percent on the
Step 1, Bachelor’s Track salary for work on committees. Under the proposed contract, this rate drops to 0.1-percent, saving the district $2,358 based upon 2011 staffing for committee work. Employees hired after July 1, 2011 will work an additional day for professional training and will not be eligible for the point of service (POS) health insurance plan, which is the more expensive policy. Krista Argiropolis, vice chairperson of the Alton School Board, commented, “The proposed one-year contract was reached through cooperative work between the Alton School Board and the Alton Teachers’ Association to achieve a fair solution during these difficult economic times.” Richard Brown, president of the Alton Teachers’ Association, wholeheartedly agreed. He furthermore remarked that, “the ATA appreciates the Alton School Board’s time spent working on this contract to bring to the voters of Alton.” The total additional cost for salary see next page
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Laconia man indicted for alleged assault on state attorney girlfriend By Gail OBer
LACONIA — A Belknap County grand jury indicted a city man this week for two felony counts of second degree assault for allegedly choking and pushing into a wall the head of his Alton girlfriend -— an attorney with the N.H. Department of Criminal Justice. Peter Dibiaso, 46, of 16 Wallace Court was also charged with one felony count of witness tampering for allegedly trying to intimidate an Alton Police Officer who responded to the victim’s Jan. 27 9-1-1 call. He was also indicted for five misdemeanor counts of simple assault. The case, which also has a Merrimack County component, is being prosecuted by the Rockingham County Attorney because there is a potential conflict within the Belknap County Attorney’s Office. The investigation was headed by the Belknap County Sheriff’s Department. Dibiaso was arrested in April by the U.S. Marshal’s Gulf Coast Fugitive Task Force in Alabama after the Belknap County Sheriff issued arrest warrants when he failed to show up for a hearing in Laconia District Court in March. He fought extradition but finally appeared in Laconia District Court on June 6 when Judge Jim Carroll ordered him held on $50,000 cash bail.
Police affidavits say Dibiaso had been in a fouryear relationship with Lucy Carrillo — one of the state prosecutors in the Mont Vernon home invasion cases. Documents indicate while the two were in Carrillo’s Alton home, he allegedly pushed her down on the bed and choked her until she lost consciousness. When she awoke, Dibiaso allegedly kicked her repeatedly, at one point pushing her head through a Sheetrock wall. Carrillo called 9-1-1 and Alton Police responded to what was on their end an abandoned call. They said when police got to the home, Dibiaso repeated yelled at her to not talk with them. A clerk in Merrimack County Superior Court said yesterday that Dibiaso also faces three counts of attempted improper influence for what the Concord Monitor said was calling the office of the Attorney General and one of Carrillo’s friends in the Merrimack County Attorney’s Office and threatening to discredit her. At closing time yesterday, a clerk said the paperwork from Thursday and Friday’s Merrimack County grand jury was not complete and she didn’t know if any indictments against Dibiaso were handed down. She said the Merrimack County cases were bound over to Superior Court on June from Concord District Court.
OBAMA from page 2 no on the package without possibility of changes. “If they show me a serious plan I’m ready to move,” declared Obama at his second news conference of the week, even though he said he wanted a far more sweeping deal that might even have raised the age of Medicare eligibility from 65 to 67 if Republicans would increase selected taxes. “We are obviously running out of time,” he said. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said, “Now the debate will move from a room in the White House to the House and Senate floors,” an indication that the daily closed-door negotiations on Obama’s home ground were a thing of the past. The House Republican rank and file were advised in a GOP meeting that, barring action by Congress, the government would be able to pay only about half
its bills after Aug. 2, and separately that a default could cost the government trillions of dollars in the form of higher interest rates on the debt. “No matter what 50 percent you choose to pay, there are things in that 50 percent you don’t pay that would have really severe consequences,” Rep. John Campbell, R-Calif., said afterward. “There are people out there who keep saying we don’t need to increase the debt limit at all. I think this was a way of saying, the people who are saying that need to look at the practical consequences of what they are saying.” Rep. Paul Ryan, of Wisconsin, chairman of the House Budget Committee, told reporters after the meeting he had discussed the additional costs generated by a default — an event that would be likely to raise interest rates.
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LACONIA — The heyday of theaters in the area is the subject of the Historical and Museum Society’s next exhibit, titled “Center Stage.” The exhibit, on display at the Laconia Public Library, will open on Monday night and remain viewable through September. For most residents, the theaters were an opportunity to be entertained by the many acts, including celebrities, that visited the area. For Laconia native Stan West, one of the people profiled in the exhibit, the theaters provided an opportunity for him to leave the city and embark upon a life-long, nation-
wide career as an entertainer. A display featuring West’s story and artifacts was loaned to the exhibit by Karen Trendell, West’s niece, who keeps a large collection of his memorabilia and first-hand recollections. West was born May 18, 1915, and raised as the half-brother in the Trendell family of North Main Street. His step-father was a machinist for Scott & Williams and West was keenly aware of the burden his existence placed on the family of six, especially once the Great Depression arrived in Laconia. By his early teenage years, West had begun to earn his see next page
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from preceding page own keep by selling Citizen newspapers on Main Street. He quickly learned that he could sell more newspapers if he was tap-dancing than he could if his feet were flat on the ground, so he worked on his technique and found that some people would throw him a penny or two just for the entertainment. West sold many papers in front of the Colonial Theater and at the Eagle Hotel, locations where his antics would catch the eye of vaudeville actors who were passing through and who were often good for a dancing tip or would share with him a new comedy bit. By the time he was 18, in 1933, West figured his dancing skills were sharpened enough to earn him more than what he could make selling newspapers. He noticed an ad in Billboard magazine for an endurance dancing competition at the Paradise Ballroom in Hamden, Maine, and with dancing partner Peggy Worth from Lakeport, he set out to partake in an experience that would be more memorable than either of them could have anticipated. West and Worth, along with the other participants, danced for day after day, 45 minutes at a time with 15 minute breaks in between. As other couples dropped out, West and Worth continued. Responding to requests from the audience, West would perform a tap dance routine or Worth would sing a popular tune, which would elicit a shower of coins from the audience. With a $1,000 prize on the line for first place, West and Worth were dreaming big when they were one of 12 couples still dancing. They didn’t take home the prize money from that competition, because just after the competition had reached the 1,145 hour mark on December 11, 1933, the furnace, which had been running full-blast for the whole event, exploded. The resulting fire burned the Paradise to the ground, killing four dancers and injuring many, including West, who escaped with burns to his neck and head. “I was hooked,” West recalled in a piece he wrote decades later for the Citizen. As soon as his injuries had healed, he joined another dance marathon in
Correction: 5 women have served Town of Alton on Board of Selectmen An article in our Friday, July 15 edition on the passing of Pat Fuller mistakenly described her as the first woman to serve on the Board of Selectmen in Alton. In fact, four women preceded her: Marion MacDonald, Patricia Merrill, Bonnie D. Joseph and Chris Blackstone.
Avon, Mass. He won that competition after dancing for 94 days. West dedicated his young life to endurance dancing and joined the dance circuit, which, like a circus, would tour the country and set up for a few months at a time. West, who could earn as much from audience tips as he could from prize money, developed a routine where he would tap dance on a table top while wearing roller skates. He would also participate in slap-stick or Vaudeville-type comedy routines provided during the 15-minute breaks or perform impressions of famous musicians on his trumpet, which he had learned to play while a member of the Laconia High School band. His entertaining qualities often were noticed by night club owners who were in attendance at the competitions, and he would pick up gigs on the side, playing his trumpet or performing comedy routines after he was through dancing. West went through many dancing partners through his career but when he started dancing with Margie Bright, of Atlanta, Ga., he found his perfect match. They were such a good match that in 1941 the two married as part of the proceedings during a dancing competition in Waterloo, Illinois. Through his dancing career, West met several celebrities and succeeded in charming many of them. In 1938, West was dancing on a boat docked in Washington, D.C. Playing on that same boat was Louis Armstrong. West was near Armstrong when a drunken man careened toward the famous trumpet player until deflected by West, who knew that a trumpet player’s career could be ended if his instrument was shoved against his lip. Armstrong invited him into his dressing room after the show and the two developed a friendship. Armstrong advised West to concentrate on his own music, his own style of playing, instead of performing impressions of others. The advice was wellreceived and after about a dozen years on the dance circuit, West quit to start a Dixieland-style band called The Spotlights, which played up and down the West Coast. West spent the rest of his career in music and entertainment. He married a second wife, Rita, after Margie died. West died at 86 years old while living in a nursing home in Las Vegas, Nev. West and Margie had a son, Stan West, Jr. Trendell, the curator of his artifacts, said visits from the family’s Hollywood-based uncle were rare but relished. “He was the entertainer — he’d always crack a joke. He was a storyteller, it was fun to see him and talk to him, he had met so many people.”
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Newman grabs poll for Sunday’s race in Loudon
LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Stewart-Haas Racing finally gets top billing. Ryan Newman won his 47th career pole, turning a track-record lap of 135.232 mph Friday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and Tony Stewart was second to give SHR its first front-row sweep. Stewart was right behind his employee and teammate at 135.064. They were the only drivers to top 135 mph. “Awesome for the organization,” Stewart said. Newman won his first pole of the season in the No. 39 Chevrolet, a far cry from the 20 combined poles he earned in 2003-04. Those pole positions early in his career helped boost his total and he’s now 10th on the career poles list, including a record five poles at New Hampshire. “It works,” he said. “It’s like making good macaroni and cheese. Sometimes, it just tastes good. I don’t know what the entire chemistry is, but I like it.” It’s the sixth pole for Stewart-Haas Racing, but the first time both SHR Chevrolets will start sideby-side at the front of the field. “I felt really confident in practice today that we would have a shot at the pole today just based on the way the car felt,” Newman said. Newman hopes the strong start will translate into his first victory of the season. Newman enters Sunsee next page
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Rays slam Red Sox 9-6 as baseball’s 2nd half underway ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — All-Star David Price pitched six solid innings and Ben Zobrist hit his fifth career grand slam, helping the Tampa Bay Rays tighten the AL East standings with a 9-6 victory Friday night that snapped first-place Boston’s six-game winning streak. Price (9-7) allowed five hits — three of them solo homers — while striking out seven and walking one in his first outing since giving up Derek Jeter’s 3,000th hit at Yankee Stadium last week. The 25-year-old lefty skipped Tuesday’s All-Star game because of a turf toe injury, helping manager Joe Maddon set up Tampa Bay’s pitching rotation the way he wanted to begin a crucial stretch starting the second half of the season. The switch-hitting Zobrist homered from the right side off Andrew Miller (3-1) in the second, breaking the franchise record for grand slams he shared with Carlos Pena. Zobrist drove in a fifth run when he drew a bases-loaded walk from the left side of the plate against reliever Alfredo Aceves, making it 7-2 in the third. Casey Kotchman hit a two-run homer and B.J. Upton and Sam Fuld had RBI singles for the third-
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Most Belknap County lawmakers get ‘A’s from conservative advocacy group CONCORD — Lawmakers from the Lakes Region earned high marks from the Americans for Prosperity Foundation, a conservative advocacy group that supported Republican candidates in the 2010 elections. No fewer than 13 of the 18 members of the House of Representatives — all Republicans — elected in the county received perfect scores for their votes on eleven bills tracked by the organization. Senator Jim Forsythe (R-Strafford), who represents District 4) also posted a perfect score while Senator Jeanie Forrester (R-Meredith), who voted with the majority not to withdraw from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), scored 91-percent. Representatives Harry Accornero of Laconia, Dennis Fields of Sanbornton, Robert Greemore of Meredith, Robert Luther of Laconia, Robert Malone of Gilford, Jeffrey St. Cyr of Alton, and Elaine Swinford of Barnstead were all awarded grade of “A+” for their perfect voting record on all 11 bills. Guy Comtois of Barnstead, Don Flanders of Laconia, Robert Kingsbury of Laconia, Tyler Simpson of New Hampton, William Tobin of Sanbornton and Colette Worsman of Meredith also had perfect voting records, but were not present for all eleven votes.
Laconia reps hosting ‘town meeting’ on Monday night
LACONIA — The city’s five member House delegation — all Republicans — are hosting an informal “town meeting” on Monday night (July 18) in the Community Room at the Police Station from 7 to 9 p.m. According to Rep. Bob Kingsbury, the meeting format will include a discussion of the legislative session just completed and a look ahead to the nonbudget-year session that starts in January. All interested citizens are invited to attend and participate.
In the House, apart from the state budget, Americans for Prosperity followed bills to repeal RGGI, require a three-fifths majority to raise an existing tax or levy a new tax, restrict the use of eminent domain, affirming right-to-work, adjusting business taxes, lowering the cigarette tax, permitting municipalities to impose tax caps, reforming the state retirement system and requiring departments to submit reduced budgets as part of the budget process.
Community Services will use tax credits to improve Federal Building LACONIA — The Lakes Region Community Services Council (LRCSC) has been awarded $926,250 in the form of tax credits by the New Hampshire Community Development Finance Authority (CDFA). The Community Development Investment Program enables firms to contribute cash, securities or real property to approved projects in return for a 75-percent credit against their liabilities for the business profits tax, business enterprise tax or insurance premium tax. The organization granted the tax credits are responsible for soliciting the donations in the amount of their award. The award to the council was the largest of the 21 made by the CDFA to different organizations, which altogether totaled $7.6-million. Christine Santaniello, executive director of LRCSC, said that the funds would be applied to improvements to the Federal Building on North Main Street, which the federal government agreed to transfer to the agency after abandoning it two years ago. “We intend to invest in energy efficiencies and improving accessibility,” she said, adding that “we want to do all we can to reduce our operating expenses and ensure that all parts of the building accessible and comply with the requirements of the Americans With Disabilities Act.” Santaniello said that the agency hopes to move into the Federal Building early in December. “We expect to use most of the space, but we hope to be
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from preceding page day’s Sprint Cup race ninth in the points standings. “Without a doubt I have higher expectations; when you have the fastest race car you have no excuse,” Newman said. “It’s just a matter of making it the fastest car or the best race car on the last lap, given you have the right position and the right strategy and do the things that are needed to put yourself in that position.”
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Voting on all eleven bills, Peter Bolster of Alton recorded the lowest score, 55, and was given a failing grade while Alida Millham, generally the most moderate member of the delegation, voted to reduce the cigarette tax to escape with a “D” by scoring 64. Jim Pilliod of Belmont earned a “C” with his score of 73. Frank Tilton of Laconia missed two votes and voted against the eminent domain legislation for his “B” at 89. — Michael Kitch
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Waterfront report: anyone spot a trend here? Yeah! Summer is really here. The temperature is heating up and it finally feels like it is lake weather. It’s time to get out on the boat and enjoy it. There were twelve waterfront sales on Winnipesaukee in June which is a 50-percent increase over June of last year. That’s pretty encouraging! And there were some large sales, too! In fact 10 of the 12 sales were over the million mark. There were three sales in the $2-3 million range and one over $4 million. The average sales price last month was $1.778-million compared to $1.376-million last June and the total volume for the month was slightly over $21-million compared to $12.6 last June. That’s a pretty good month in my book. The least expensive sale on the lake was at 13 Acadia Lane in Alton. This lakeside fifties vintage, 728-square-foot, two bedroom cottage was a bank owned property that has had some recent updates including a metal roof and vinyl siding. The home sits on a one third acre lot with 100-feet of frontage and a dock. The home was only on the market a month before some buyers jumped on it so they could enjoy the lake for the summer. It was priced at $385,000 and actually sold for more at $425,000. Sounds like there could have been a little bidding going on for this one. The current tax assessed value is $497,200 so it would seem that the buyer still got a good deal. On the higher end pricing spectrum, across the lake in Moultonborough at 11 Mallard way, there is a waterfront that is about 10 times larger that also has a new owner. This Adirondack style home has 7,500-square feet of living space with 17 rooms, six bedrooms, eight baths, and a whole lot of quality! This Skiffington home was built in 2004 and features post and beam construction, a gourmet custom kitchen, a fabulous great room with soaring ceilings, five fireplaces, a large family/ game room on the walk out lower level, first floor master suite, a three room suite over the three car heated garage, and sweeping decks. The home sits on a 1.1 acre lot with beautiful landscaping, great sunset views, 156-feet of frontage, a perched beach, and a covered dock. This home was originally listed on New Year’s Eve in 2008 for $3.999-million and again in September of 2009 for the same amount. It was listed again in November of 2010 for $3.495-million and sold for $2.9-million after a combined total of 750 days on the market. The current tax assessed value is $2,864,300. I wonder if there was confetti dropping and they were blowing horns when this one sold? The highest sale on the lake last month was also in Moultonborough at 31 Wallace Road. This beautiful 10,000-square-foot lodge style waterfront has 15 rooms, seven bedrooms, nine baths, a grand living room with fieldstone fireplace, cathedral
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The Laconia U-13 Lacrosse Team recently ﬁnished the season with an undefeated record of 8 — 0. Posing for a celebratory photo are players and coaches (front row, left to right) Nick Ferre, Jeremy Sanborn, Ryan Chiasson, Jake LaChapelle, Tyler Mitza, Colin Zaremba, Devin Miles, Riley Sykes, Dominic Lamanuzzi, Dillon Casella, (second row) Nick Drouin, Bryce Ricker, Cody Greenwood, Brenden Mooney, Nick Belanger, Riley Stone, Logan Bell, Austin Carbone, Trevor Weeks, (back row) Assistant Coach Matt Mooney, Head Coach Dem Chiasson, and Assistant Coaches Scott and Jordan Vittner. Not pictured: Alex Cammack. (Courtesy photo)
‘Building Yourself’ workshop to be offered by Lakes Region Community College beginning July 21
LACONIA — Lakes Region Community College (LRCC) will hold a 12-hour workshop entitled “Building Yourself” on Thursdays from 2 — 4 p.m. from July 21 — August 25. The new workshop is focused on developing an individual’s understanding of his/her personal and social values, and the setting of priorities between family, school/work, education, relationships, and personal interests. “Participation in the new ‘Building Yourself’ workshop will help an individual develop a better understanding of values, communication skills, and achievements,” explained Janet Hunt, the developer and facilitator of the new workshop. “It will help the participant to examine how decisions and goals are constructed.” Content will include decision making, setting a self-guideline for follow-through,
taking responsibility for decisions, setting practical goals, holding oneself accountable, and evaluating the influence individuals have on each other. “Participating in the new workshop will be like opening the door to who you are,” Hunt continued. “A participant will ask why he/she has made certain decisions, to whom one looks for wisdom, and what one learns from others. The workshop provides an opportunity for reflection and self-expression.” Hunt holds a master’s degree in Human Service Administration from Southern New Hampshire University. She is a private consultant for individuals, management, and direct support professionals. Hunt is also executive coordinator for the non-profit “People First in New Hampshire.” The “Building Yourself” workshop costs $99. For registration or more information, call Joe Hallgren at 524-3207.
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NH Music Festival to present ‘A Celebration of Friends’ July 21 CENTER HARBOR death of Beethoven. — The New Hampshire For pops concert lovers, Music Festival will presSaturday, July 23 at 8 ent “A Celebration of p.m. will mark the debut Friends” at the Silver of Grammy-nominated Center for the Arts Plymsinger/songwriter Lisa outh on Thursday, July Loeb at the Silver Center 21 and the Gilford Audifor the Arts, conducted by torium on Friday, July her brother and Festival 22. Under the baton of music director Benjamin Festival music director Loeb. Loeb started her Benjamin Loeb, both percareer with the platinumformances will begin at 8 selling Number 1 hit song p.m. Grammy nominated singer/ “Stay (I Missed You).” Her Beginning with songwriter Lisa Loeb will join five acclaimed studio CDs Mozart’s overture to The the NH Music Festival’s “A include her major label Magic Flute, the program Celebration of Friends” at the debut, the gold-selling will include Haydn’s Sin- Silver Center for the Arts at “Tails” and its follow-up fonia Concertante for 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 23. hit, the Grammy-nomiViolin, Cello, Oboe and Loeb’s brother, Festival music nated gold-selling “FireBassoon and conclude director Benjamin Loeb, will cracker,” along with conduct. (Courtesy photo) with Franz Schubert’s “Cake and Pie,”, “Hello magnificent Symphony No. 8 in C Lisa,” and “The Way It Really Is.” major, “The Great.” After becoming a mom in 2010, Having already been performed sevLoeb is currently working on “Camp eral hundred times in the 1790s, The Kappawanna,” a children’s musiMagic Flute is one of the most beloved cal inspired by her CD “Camp Lisa,” works in the operatic repertoire and is which debuted in July 2010. Later presently the eighth most performed this year, the girl with the cat-eyed opera in North America. glasses will release her own line of Festival musicians Malcolm Steweyewear. art, Walter Gray, Margaret Phillips, A rich schedule of musical delights and Sandra Flesher-Sheldon will will again be presented by the Festibe featured in solo performances in val Chamber Ensemble on Tuesday, Hayden’s Sinfonia Concertante. July 26 at 8 p.m. at the Silver Center Often considered Schubert’s finest with Sandra Flesher’s Perfect Fairy piece for orchestra, the Great C-Major Tale: Romance; the Mendelssohn Trio Symphony is also one of the comin d minor, Op, 49 #1 for Piano, Violin poser’s most innovative pieces. Theand Violoncello; the Paul Ferguson matic development in the style of arrangement of “Duo for Trombones”; Beethoven is still present in the and the Bach Sonata in g minor, #1, work, but Schubert puts far more for Flute and Continuo. emphasis on melody, which one might For Classics and Pops concerts, tickexpect from the composer of some six ets are priced from $20 to $65 and for hundred lieder. Robert Schumann, Chamber Music concerts, $18. For having heard its first performance, is more information or to order tickets, reported to have said he thought it the contact the Festival at 279-3300 or greatest instrumental work since the visit www.nhmf.org.
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HOLDERNESS — The Third Annual Squam Lakes Poker Run to benefit The Bridge House will get underway with registration from 10 a.m. — noon at Riveredge Marina on August 7. The event involves spending an afternoon collecting playing cards by boat while raising money for a worthy cause. Card pick up is from 1— 4 p.m. and the after party for judging hands is from 5 — 7 p.m. Last year the Squam Lakes Poker Run raised more than $6,500.
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Artists of all kinds sought for White Mountains Cultural Festival
LITTLETON — Artists of all kinds are encouraged to become involved in this summer’s White Mountains Cultural Festival: Eight Days of Weeks, a celebration of art and nature. The Festival will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Weeks Act, federal legislation that allowed the Forest Service to purchase private land and turn it into public forest, including the White Mountain National Forest. Dates and locations include August 6 and 7 — Plymouth to Lincoln area; August 13 and14 — Bethlehem to Whitefield region; August 20 and 21 — Mt. Washington Valley; and August 27 and 28 — Gorham/Berlin region. Opportunities abound for visual artists and craftspeople, from exhibiting their work in public places in advance of the Festival to being paired with a naturalist on nature walks and capture the essence of birds, flowers, trees, insects, water, and mountains through sketching and simple paintings. Plein air painters will be invited to paint at selected locations throughout
the region, and to show their work. Craftspeople whose work is inspired by wood, stone, and other natural materials — or is part of a North Country tradition — will be invited to demonstrate their techniques. Adult and student musicians, theater artists, dancers, writers, and poets are also needed for a variety of programs, performances, and special events. “This is a grass-roots festival for year-round and summer residents as well as visitors to our region,” said Arts Alliance director Frumie Selchen. “We’re really open to fun and innovative ideas, both artist-generated and community-based, that help us explore and celebrate northern New Hampshire and our cultural connections to our landscape in interesting ways.” Contact Weeks coordinator Deb Cottrell at email@example.com or 323-8050 for more information or to participate. For additional details, visit www. aannh.org or www.weekslegacy.org.
Just Love to Sing! to perform ‘Mary Magdalene’ in Concord July 22 & 23
CONCORD — Just Love to Sing! will perform the Massenet opera “Mary Magdalene” with chamber orchestra at the Concord City Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, July 22 and Saturday, July 23. The production will feature winners from the past seasons of the NH Opera Idol Vocal Competition and is sponsored by WKXL 1450 and All Saints Anglican Church. In the title role, Angela Szpak, lyric soprano, will perform the role of Mary; Nelson Ebo, tenor, will perform the role of Jesus; Allison Messier, mezzo soprano, will sing Martha; and Richard Yague, baritone, will portray Judas. Szpak was the 2009 NH Opera Idol
winner and is currently a performer with the Martha Cardona Opera Theatre in NYC. She has performed leading roles in “Rigoletto,” “Magic Flute,” “Hansel and Gretel,” and “Don Carlos” and is a graduate of the Manhattan School of Music. Nelson Ebo was recently featured in concert at Carnegie Hall as a winner in the Gerda Lisner Vocal Competition. He will perform with tenor Marcello Giordani in Sicily at an open air concert the week following his professional opera debut in “Mary Magdalene. Tickets are available at www.justlovetosing.com or at Gibson’s Book Store. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door. For more info, call 781-5695.
Renowned storyteller Odds Bodkin to perform “One World, Many Stories” at Ashland Town Library July 21
ASHLAND — Renowned storyteller Odds Bodkin will perform his “One World, Many Stories” program at the Town Library at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 21. This free program is appropriate for all ages, particularly for young children. Bodkin has performed at the Lincoln Center, the White House, the National Storytelling Festival, and at thousands of schools, libraries, and colleges in this country and abroad. Using music, character voices, and vocal effects, he has been described as “a consummate storyfrom preceding page for additional hands. Anyone interested in being a sponsor, donating to the Bridge House, or volunteering on the day of the event should contact either Doug Smith at 533-2923 or Liz Figueroa at 455-8194.
teller” by the New York Times. At his Ashland appearance, Bodkin will present three stories, accompanying himself on the guitar, Celtic harp, and African thumb piano, for a performance of about 50 minutes. The African folktale, “The Name of The Tree,” about caring for others and not giving up, will feature the animals of the savannah. The second story will be Aesop’s fable “The Wind and The Sun.” The last story, from Italy, “The Tale of the Kittens”, is a sing-along comic tale of the experiences of two very different sisters with a family of kittens that live deep beneath the earth. This performance is sponsored in part by the Byrne Foundation, CHILIS, the Cogswell Benevolent Trust, the NH Library Association and the NH State Library. To learn more about the performer, visit www.oddsbodkin.net.
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John Howe becomes co-owner of New Hampshire Business Sales, Inc.
MEREDITH — New Hampshire Business Sales, Inc., the state’s oldest and largest business brokerage, has announced that John Howe has acquired the ownership interest of the company previously held by Ivor Thomas. Howe is now a co-owner of the company and a member of the Board of Directors, and has assumed the role of vice president and treasurer of the corporation. He is also director of the company’s Business Transition Strategies division, which handles complex business transactions and mid-market merger and acquisition projects as well as business advisory engagements. Leon Parker, president, said the move will provide for a smooth transition in ownership and management of the company, which has been successfully selling businesses since the mid-1970s. “We are emerging from one of the worst economic periods in our history, and New Hampshire businesses appear to be heading toward a new period of prosperity,” Parker said. “We are looking forward to helping current business owners achieve the maximum value for their hard work when they sell. This will preserve jobs and help grow the economy.” Parker will remain president and half owner of the company. Thomas will continue with the company in a variety of roles including as an associate and member of the Board of Directors. “I am very pleased to see this smooth transition in ownership and management under way,” commented company founder Stewart Lamprey. “I have been watching John’s progress with our company over the past few years, but more importantly, have observed his commitment to the state of New Hampshire and his devotion to economic development through the years. He cares about people, businesses, and the state. And that matters.” Lamprey founded the company and established
New Hampshire Business Sales, Inc. recently announced that John Howe has acquired the ownership interest of the company previously held by Ivor Thomas. Pictured (left to right) Stewart Lamprey, company founder; Leon Parker, president; Howe, new VP; and Thomas. (Courtesy photo)
core values that remain in place today: integrity, hard work, professional competence, cooperation and accountability. Howe joined NHBS as an associate in 2009 after retiring from a career in journalism. Previously, he was editor and general manager of Citizen Publishing Company when it was owned by the Geo J. Foster Company. Thomas is responsible for recruiting Howe to join the company and has served as a mentor over the past two years. He intends to continue working closely with Howe over the next few years in building up the BTS division.
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SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Your self-worth is not determined by the acceptance of those around you, although it is only human to be influenced by such external cues. So take a moment to appreciate yourself before you meet the public. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). You have more gumption than you did yesterday, but don’t let that influence you when it’s time to make a promise. It’s better to under-state what you can do and over-deliver than to do the opposite. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Social ups and downs are inevitable, and today such fluctuations are not to be taken too personally. Note that busy and/or hungry people have the shortest tempers. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You are a master at reading people now. You’ll detect the nuances of other people’s attitudes, and you’ll note what you observe. This information will be useful later. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). No matter how close a relationship is, you are still two people, and you need a degree of separateness and the freedom to explore autonomously. Liberate yourself, if only for a few hours. TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (July 15). You will detach from unhealthy preoccupations and center your life on what truly makes you happy. You’ll work out stress through physical fitness and sports, and you’ll love your new shape. Exciting business happens in September. A relationship becomes a main event in October. November brings a windfall. Pisces and Virgo people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 40, 1, 22, 49 and 38.
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ARIES (March 21-April 19). You will confront many obstacles to your success. That you are willing to do so head-on is your main strength. Many would have backed down long ago, but you’re a fighter. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). An unexpected snafu takes up more time than you had planned. There is a litany of dissatisfactions and frustrations that you could blame this on, and yet you rise above it, keeping harmony in your world. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You could chase many dreams at once, but your lack of detectable progress would probably frustrate you. That’s why it’s better to pick one thing to do with this day and celebrate when the job is finished. CANCER (June 22-July 22). You are not as reactive to the goings on around you as others seem to be. You learn what you need to know, and you see the process as the means to an end. This mindset will take you straight to the goal. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Avoiding obligations is actually a good tactic now, since it’s likely that you feel more obligated than is appropriate. You may find it easy to serve others, but it’s not your only role in life. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). When the others around you are nervous, you feel it, too. You want to do something to alleviate the feeling, but the best thing you could do is experience it for all it has to teach you and then let it pass. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). The quest for perfection is self-defeating. Strive to be more in touch with your human frailty and fallibility instead. This connects you with the compassion inside you and brings about your comfort and
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––––––– ALMANAC ––––––– Today is Saturday, July 16, the 197th day of 2011. There are 168 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 16, 1911, actress-dancer Ginger Rogers was born Virginia Katherine McMath in Independence, Mo. On this date: In 1790, a site along the Potomac River was designated the permanent seat of the United States government; the area became Washington, D.C. In 1862, David G. Farragut became the first rear admiral in the United States Navy. In 1935, the first parking meters were installed in Oklahoma City. In 1945, the United States exploded its first experimental atomic bomb in the desert of Alamogordo, N.M. In 1951, the novel “The Catcher in the Rye” by J.D. Salinger was first published by Little, Brown and Co. In 1964, as he accepted the Republican presidential nomination in San Francisco, Barry M. Goldwater said “extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice” and that “moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.” In 1969, Apollo 11 blasted off from Cape Kennedy on the first manned mission to the surface of the moon. In 1973, during the Senate Watergate hearings, former White House aide Alexander P. Butterfield publicly revealed the existence of President Richard Nixon’s secret taping system. In 1981, singer Harry Chapin was killed when his car was struck by a tractor-trailer on New York’s Long Island Expressway. In 1999, John F. Kennedy Jr., his wife, Carolyn, and her sister, Lauren Bessette, died when their single-engine plane, piloted by Kennedy, plunged into the Atlantic Ocean near Martha’s Vineyard, Mass. One year ago: Retired intelligence analyst Kendall Myers, the 73-year-old great grandson of Alexander Graham Bell, was sentenced to life in prison without parole for quietly spying for Cuba for nearly a third of a century from inside the State Department; his wife, Gwendolyn, was sentenced to 5 1/2 years. Today’s Birthdays: Former Attorney General Dick Thornburgh is 79. Soul singer Denise LaSalle is 77. Soul singer William Bell is 72. International Tennis Hall of Famer Margaret Court is 69. Violinist Pinchas Zukerman is 63. Actor-singer Ruben Blades is 63. Rock composer-musician Stewart Copeland is 59. Playwright Tony Kushner is 55. Dancer Michael Flatley is 53. Actress Phoebe Cates is 48. Actor Daryl “Chill” Mitchell is 46. Actorcomedian Will Ferrell is 44. Actor Jonathan Adams is 44. Actress Rain Pryor is 42. Actor Corey Feldman is 40. Rock musician Ed Kowalczyk (Live) is 40. Rock singer Ryan McCombs is 37. Actor Mark Indelicato (“Ugly Betty”) is 17.
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CALENDAR TODAY’S EVENTS Sanbornton Old Home Days - Sanbornton Square. Friday through Sunday. Pancake breakfast, Parade at 11 a.m., live local music and Larry Frates magic show, food, games and family fun and town field on Meetinghouse Hill Road. See www.sanborntonnh.org for detailed information. Sanbornton Historical Society Old Home Day Breakfast. 8 to 11 a.m. at Lane Tavern in Sanbornton Square. 4th Annual Gilmanton Year-Round Library Garden Tour, featuring special guest Roger Swain, host of TV’s “The Victory Garden”. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visit the Chichester gardens of Gordon and Patty Humphrey. $35 per person. For more information e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Children’s Author Fair at Bayswater Book Co. in Center Harbor. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Featuring Karel Hayes, Andy Opel, Marty Kelly and Jaime Hogan. Face painting , children’s dumming and balloons. Free outdoor concert at the Winnipesaukee Marketplace at Weirs Beach. 7 to 10. Brook Young (rock). Adult comedy night at the Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center in Plymouth to benefit the Plymouth Call Fire Department. 7:30 p.m. Featuring the hilarious Bucky Lewis. $20. Man of La Mancha at Interlakes Summer Theatre in Meredith. 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 to $30. For tickets call 1-888-245-6374. InterlakesTheatre.com Huge yard sale hosted by the Gilmanton Community Church Pantry & Thrift Show in GIW. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Craft Fair at the Laconia Senior Center. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Refreshments and some baked items will be available as well. Call 524-7689 for more information or directions. Loon Festival hosted by Preservation Committee at the Loon Center in Moultonborough. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information visit ww.loon.org. Opechee Garden Club’s 15th Annual Garden Tour “Gardening For All Ages”. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Self-guided tour of seven selected Lakes Region gardens. $20 tickets includes luncheon served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tour day tickets available in the morning at the Laconia Public Library and all day at the Gilford Public Library. Or call 5200578 or 731-9810. Summer Fair hosted by the Women’s Fellowship of the First Congregational Church in Meredith. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tables of home-baked goods, crafts and household items for sale. Live music, hot dogs, cold drinks, etc. Book and Bake Sale hosted by the Gilmanton Iron Works Library. 9:30 a.m. to noon. Meat bingo at American Legion Post 33 in Meredith. 3 p.m. Public welcome. 22nd Annual Craft Fair at Alton Bay. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Community House and along the waterfront. Free admission. Rain or shine. 6th Annual Community Fun Fair on Main Street, the Common and the amphitheater in Plymouth. Noon to 5 p.m. Free admission and $5 will cover the price of food. Blueberry pie-eating contest, pony rides, hula hoop contests, water balloon wars, greased pole competitions, 100seat musical chairs, foam field, etc. Shakespear’s “The Tempest” at the Winnipseaukee Playhouse at Weirs Beach. 7:30 p.m. Tickets at 366-7377. www.winniplayhouse.org Neil Simon comedy “Rumors” on stage at the Grange Hall in East Andover. 7:30 p.m. A production of Halfway to Broadway. 17+ $12 at the door, or call 998-4828. Lakes Region Lyme Disease Support Group meeting. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Laconia Middle School. For more information call Nancy at 1-888-596-5698 or write info@ Lyme411.org. 38th Laconia Farmers’ Market. Every Saturday morning from 8 a.m. to noon in the City Hall parking lot. www. laconiafarmersmarket.com
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Dear Annie: My husband and I have been separated for three years. Things had been going well until he got involved in an offbeat church and began housing homeless people of different backgrounds. I couldn’t take it anymore and left. He recently took in a 16-year-old foreign girl who has a toddler and a year-old infant. This may sound like charity, but they are all sleeping in the same bed. He takes care of them as if they are his actual family. The way he talks about the girl, you would assume they are a couple. He takes her to church. She cooks for him, and he helps her bathe the children. What do you think of this situation? -- Estranged Wife in Kansas Dear Kansas: It sounds a little peculiar -- especially the sleeping arrangements. If your husband is having sex with this young woman, he could be breaking the law. (Not to mention he is still married to you.) We assume she is in the country legally, and it is possible that your husband has taken her in simply out of the kindness of his heart. Since we don’t have the details, we will not jump to any conclusions. Dear Annie: I was raised to look at the big picture and not sweat the small stuff. So when I was dating, I didn’t expect to magically meet my male clone. When I was in college, I met a funny, bright young man who had considerable drive and with whom I shared a common faith. We fell in love. My friends warned me that he was a social bully, but I defended him and said he was entitled to state his opinions forcefully. We have been married for several years and have wonderful children. But I gave up having a true partner with whom to share my life, because I blindly married a self-centered person who forces his own agenda in every situation and is completely intolerant of anything that doesn’t appeal to
him. We don’t travel because he doesn’t like it. We don’t go to movies because he hates standing in line. We don’t go out to dinner with friends because he can’t hold a civil conversation. Every car trip turns into a litany of the faults of other drivers. When I was younger, I thought it was fine for him to have such different opinions. I knew marriage required compromise. I didn’t realize that all the compromises would be on my end. I should have waited to meet someone who shared some of my opinions and tastes. I don’t know whether we will spend our golden years together. I want to tell young people to do an imaginary fast-forward and ask themselves how they will feel about their partner’s behavior in 10 years -- and if the behavior you convince yourself to tolerate in your “soul mate” will be acceptable when demonstrated in front of your children. -- California Dear California: Too many people, both young and old, neglect to heed their intuition. They disregard signals that tell them to be careful, that some things are unacceptable, that “irritations” you are willing to overlook in the bloom of love can turn into major headaches later. Thank you for being the voice of experience. Dear Annie: You recently printed a letter from “Turned Off,” who complained about men who don’t trim their nose and ear hair. She said their wives should tell them. Not every man has a wife to do this, and not all men listen. My barber automatically asks me every time I get my hair cut whether or not I want my nose hairs or eyebrows trimmed. Since his job is hair trimming, this seems a natural thing for him to do, so there is no embarrassment. -- Well Groomed in the Midwest
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2 Bedroom apartment in duplex next to Opechee Park. Washer & Dryer provided. $800/Mo. Heat Included
GREAT DANE puppies for sale, serious inquiries only, 216-4895 or firstname.lastname@example.org
2005 FORD-XLT truck- 5.4L super crew cab; 4x4, 5-1/2 ft. bed, lined; 51K/miles. Reduced to $17,000. 253-3120 or 707-2435
TOP Dollar Paid- $150 and up for unwanted & junk vehicles. Call 934-4813
Sea Eagle Inflatable Fisherman!s Package. Includes: Oar set, motormount, 33 lb. electric motor, motormount support bench seat, wooden floorboards, bench seat, electric air pump. 9ft. 7” Long 4 ft. 8in. Wide. Can use gas motor-3hp or electric motor up to 74 lb. thrust. Can hold 3 people or 950 lbs. All for $260. Call 630-0822
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Autos 1966 Red Mustang Convertible 6-cylinder automatic. Very good condition. $12,900. 934-6713 1988 Chrsyler LeBaron Converti ble: 30MPG Highway, 2.2 Turbo, needs brakes, $500. 455-9248. 1998 Toyota RAV4: Automatic, silver/gray interior, excellent shape, 156k miles, $4,995. Call (603)930-5222. 2001 FORD Explorer sport utility 4D, 71k miles. 476-5017
2006 Mazda 3 4-door- 127K Miles, standard, good mileage. $8,900. 934-6713 BUYING junk cars and trucks ME & NH. Call for price. Martin Towing. (603)305-4504. CASH FOR junk cars & trucks.
Top Dollar Paid. Available 7 days a week. 630-3606 CASH paid for unwanted or junk cars and trucks. Same day service possible. 603-231-2859. HANDICAP MODIFIED 2002 Dodge Caravan, one owner, 141K miles, reasonable condition, mechanic's report included. Runs well. Studded snow tires included. Front passenger Bruno swing seat, plus wheelchair lift in rear. Estate sale. $5,500/OBRO. 279-5568.
David's Antique Auction Leavitt Park 334 Elm St., Laconia 6 PM Wednesday, July 20 4 PM Preview Concord estate items. Table top Victor Victrola # 3 w/horn, Springfield rifle, WW2 Japanese bayonet,10 Morgan dollars, oak wall phone, early candle stand, inlaid Banjo-lin, pr Indian clubs, large yellow wr bowl, Baccarat candles, 4 sets Britains MIB, paper, country items, 3 Vict. buckles-gutta percha?, paintings & prints, Shaker bottle
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BOATS 15 Foot Flat Back Canoe Trailer with motor and accessories. $500. Call 528-0613 1984 24 ft. Pontoon. 2006 40 HP Honda motor $5,000/OBO. 528-1580 1984 Wellcraft 19.5 ft. I/O 5.7 350 HP. New engine & new upholstery. In water. $3,000. 603-630-2440. 1985 Formula 242LS twin 350s, 95% restored, must see, must sell, health issues. $11,400. 293-4129.
Camps GILFORD: Camping and/or RV sites available beginning May 31st. Ask about weekly & monthly specials. Also available for seasonal use and/ or weekend use. Ask about our weekly & monthly specials! Call 603-393-5756.
1990 Penn-Yan 18 Inboard/Out board w/Trailer, $3,995. Call 455-6633.
COMPASSIONATE LNA/Care Giver. 30 years experience. Great references. Will travel, do overnight. 603-875-1232
1994 23 Cuddy by Thundercraft, 260hp, with trailer, runs excellent, must see! $6,495. Call (603)930-5222.
EXPERIENCED housecleaner. Available evenings after 4pm. Impeccable work. 998-2601.
BOAT SLIPS For Rent At the Winnipesaukee Pier Weirs Beach, NH Reasonable rents installments payments for the season. Call 366-4311. CANOE 12 foot by White/ Old Town, light weight, $300. 476-5017 CRUISE Lake Winnipesaukee. Go to www.cruiseNH.com/LDS to get a coupon for the MOUNT. ODAY 192 Sailboat. Mainsail, jib w/furler. 4-HP Mariner, trailer. Ready to sail. 279-6761 After 5 QUALITY Boat Lift- 10,000 lb. capacity remote operated Alum-A-Vator. Commercial rated. 25% off retail. Could install. 524-5954 Sylvan 14 ft. aluminum boat with 9.8 HP Mercury outboard motor
Man Seeking work for Drywall, Plastering, Carpentry/Decking. 20 years experience in masonry/ brick paving. Cheap rates. Call 524-6694
For Rent A STUDIO in Tilton, town parking $15/year, updated, close to everything/ park. $560/ month. 916-214-7733. ADORABLE cottage in Meredith, 1 BR, study, large living room, kitchen and great screened porch. No dogs. Refs reqd. $850 month +utilities. 279-6463. ALEXANDRIA Bristol line, quiet 3BR, laundry hookup, parking, new appliances. $900 a month. 707-7864 BELMONT at the Bypass, 2 bedroom, outstanding screened porch, basement storage, $850 plus utilities security and
738-2296 or 528-4450 FRANKLIN: Quiet modern 2BR w/carport. 1st-floor, starting at $765/Month, includes heat/hot water. Security deposit & references required. No pets. 286-4845.
GILFORD: 2 and 3-bedroom unit from $250/Week With Heat & utilities. Pets considered. Security/References. 556-7098 GILMANTON3-bedroom 1.5-bath on small horse farm. Affordable rent. $1,400/Month, all utilities included. First & last. No smoking/pets. 848-2907 LACONIA -Beautiful large 1-bedroom in one of Pleasant Streets finest Victorian homes. 2 porches, fireplace, and lots of natural wood work. Washer/dryer. Heat & Hot Water Included. $895/Month 528-6885
LACONIA, NH One bedroom apartments available, some include heat/hot water. Prices range from $575/month to $650/month. All with stove and refrigerator (some new), new carpeting and cabinetry in most. Off street parking, security buildings. One of the units is in a non-smoking building and two others are non-smoking units. For more information and application call
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NO PETS PLEASE LACONIA 2 bedroom across from Opechee Beach. Clean, quiet year-round $695/month + utilities 524-4911 LACONIA 3 bedroom. Clean, quiet, new carpet, near park. Short walk to town and schools. $1,100 Heat & hot water included. Call 524-0703 LACONIA Large 2-bedroom on quiet dead-end street near Paugus Bay. $900/Month. All utilities included, Call 527-8363. No pets.
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LEDGEWOOD ESTATES • Spacious units with a lot of storage area • Low utility costs • On-Site Laundry & Parking • Easy access to I-93 • 24-hour maintenance provided • 2 bedrooms with a 2 person minimum per unit. Ask about our Referral Bonus Rent is based upon 30% of your adjusted income. Hurry and call today to see if you qualify, or download an application at:
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Spacious two and three Bedroom Apartments $630.00 - $800.00 per month. (Only $200.00 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 3-4 Bedroom. Huge enclosed porch, washer/dryer hook-up. No pets. First + Security. $1,000/Month. 387-6810 LACONIA 3-bedroom, private drive & deck. Laundry, new heat, no pets/smoking, $900/Month + utilities. 528-1580 LACONIA-1 BR, $600/Month. NORTHFIELD - 2 BR with on-site laundry room; $750/month. No Pets. Call GCE @ 267- 8023 LACONIA- Large studio apartment in clean-quiet downtown building. Nicely renovated. $175/Week includes Heat/Hot Water/Electricity. 524-3892 or 630-4771 LACONIA- SPACIOUS, in-town 2-bedroom. Garage, laundry hook-ups, porch. No pets. $700/Month + Utilities. 455-0874. LACONIA-1 Bedroom, $750/month, utilities included. No Pets. Call GCE @ 267- 8023 LACONIA: 1 bedroom, 2nd floor, near hospital. $190/week including heat, electric & hot water. 524-1234 LACONIA: 1BR, new carpets, parking, no pets, $150/ week + utilities, security, Sec 8, 387-6810. LACONIA: Gilbert Apartments. Call for available apartments. 524-4428 LACONIA: 1-2 Bedrooms starting at $150/Week. Most include Heat/Hot Water & Electric. No dogs. 496-8667 or 545-9510. Meredith 3-bedroom mobile home and 2 bedroom apartments $750-$800/month + utilities. Close to downtown. No dogs. 279-5846 Meredith-Two bedroom, 1st floor unit near shore with great view of lake and Meredith. Refrigerator, stove, modern bath, laundry hook-up, heated, huge deck, no pets, no smoking. 1-year lease. $995/Month + security. 603-622-1940 NORTHFIELD: Large 1 bedroom apartment on 1st floor with separate entrance & direct access to basement with coin-op laundry. $210/week including heat, electric & hot water. 524-1234.
MOULTONBORO-SPACIOUS recently remodeled 2-bedroom 2-bath home in Suissevale. Economical heating, additional room for office or den. Garage, washer/dryer. References, employment & credit history required. $1,100/Month. Available August 15th. Call 757-876-9559
2007 Royal 20 ft. trailer. White/Covered/Shelved inside w/work bench. $4,500. 603-630-3705
NEW Infant Girl Furniture ... Playpen, Bassinet & Bed, Clothes & Toys; Adult snowboard & Playstation equipment available. (603)366-5479.
SUMMER MATTRESS & FURNITURE SPECIALS
BARBER Wanted for Established Business: Hours negotiable. 968-3315.
Nice 2BR duplex in the Weirs $900/Month. Heat/hot water included. Call 279-3141. firstname.lastname@example.org
NORTHFIELD Are you tired of living in run down, dirty housing, then call us we have the absolute best, spotlessly clean and everything works. We include heat & hot water and all appliances, Townhouses & apartments, in Northfield one block from I-93 Call 630-3700 for affordable Clean living. NORTHFIELD: 3 bedroom trailer in small park with coin-op laundry on site, $235/week including heat, electric & hot water, 524-1234. NORTHFIELD: Two 2 bedroom apartments available, all with coin-op laundry available, $220/week including heat, electric & hot water, 524-1234. TILTON Main St. 1 bedroom apartment $650 per month. Hea included. 393-7935. TILTON/LOCHMERE-2 bedroom duplex with garage underneath. $850/Month + utilities. No smoking. No pets. Call 527-6283 TILTON: 1 bedroom, 1st floor, $195/week including heat, electric & hot water, 524-1234 WINNISQUAM: Small efficiency apartment and a cottage including heat, hot water and lights. No pets. $150-$185/week. $400 deposit. 387-3864.
In Town Laconia Contractors Yard. 2 Acres 4 Garages Call for more Info.
630-2882 Space for Lease
Prime retail Location downtown Meredith, visible from Route 3. Parking available, 3,000+ sq. ft. Contact: 677-8652
For Sale 1- 8 ft. construction cap w/lockable tool boxes and ladder carries. $300. 279-6921 2 axel trailer w/18 inch high sides, partially decked. $695. 279-6921 2001 F-350 4X4 w/28 ft. Owens box trailer w/rear O.H. door and curb-side walk-in and two 5th wheel hitches. 279-6921
2008 Motorcycle, 150 4-stroke, automatic, 80 MPG. $900. 340-7066. AMAZING! Beautiful pillowtop matress sets, twin $169, full or queen $249, king $399. See AD under “Furniture”.
PACK-N-GO, $25; (2) Childrens booster seats, $5 each; Activity seat, $20; Double stroller, like new (used 3x), $75. (603)524-8761.
BABY ITEMS- Jogger stroller $50, High chair $15, Blue Plaid Rocking Chair $15, Desk $15, Small picnic Table $10, Swing $15, Pack-n-Play $15, Crib Mattress $10. 524-6455 CHIPPER-SHREDDERWorks great, $150. 2 dorm-size refrigerators. Work great-look rough. $25/each. firm. 1 Southern States Reartine tiller. Counter/rotating blade, New $500/OBO. 1 topmount full-size refrigerator/freezer. Black, like new $400/OBO. 1 Jazzy Electric wheelchair. Completely rebuilt & refurbished. Like new, $2,000/OBO. 1 17HP Tecumseh engine. Runs will, $500/OBO. 1 14 inch Sylvania TV/VCR. Excellent condition. $35. 19 inch Emerson TV w/remote. Good shape $35. 1 EMCO 269-135 Storm door. White w/black HDW. 34 inch X 80 inch. New in box. 1 snow blower cab. Cost $150, sell $75. New Summer Sale. Lots more stuff. Call Sam 630-7942. Belmont, NH COMPLETE Full Mattress, Boxspring and Frame and 5-drawer dresser, clean. $100/best offer. 455-2848 or 455-9248.
Dining Room Table $1,099- Includes 62 in. table, two 15 in. leaves, 4 chairs, total table pad. Boston College wooden armed chair. $225. Various other items available at reasonable prices.
528-0169 GE Electric Range,Self Cleaning Oven, Good Condition, Almond Color. $125 Ask for Gary. 556-4832 INTEX ROUND POOL COVER: 12-ft., Brand new in box. Paid $25, will sell for $20. 455-3686. Kubota 2009 BX-1860 with 35 hours, still likenew. Front bucket, mid & rear PTO, turf-tires. Asking $9,500. 253-3120 L-Shaped sectional couch (maroon with gold whirls). Like new, paid $1,200-Take $600 BO. 603-455-9923 Lennox temperware “Fireflower” china.. 55 pieces, 8 5-piece settings + serving pieces. $250. Excellent condition. Honey cherry entertainment cabinet $300. Solid brass full-size bed frame $100. 603-630-3895
CENTRAL NEW HAMPSHIRE VNA & HOSPICE Home Care: at the Very Heart of Healthcare….. Enjoy job flexibility, set your own hours, provide care to one patient at a time, work flexible days and hours.
RN Case Manager: Full time, benefited position. Provide skilled care for home care clients, develop plan of care, coordinate care with clinical peers & teach/counsel patient and family. Min. 1 year exp., IV skills preferred; computer literacy required. Valid NH nursing license, NH driver’s license and reliable transportation required. Benefits include mileage reimbursement, tuition assistance and 403(b) retirement plan. Submit resume to: HR, Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice, 780 North Main Street, Laconia, NH 03246. FAX to 603-524-8217, or e-mail email@example.com. Visit our website at chhnh.org EOE
Twin Sets $199! Full $279! Queen $299! King $499! Pillowtop, Memory Foam, Latex, Pocketcoil,Organic! Call For Specials! Futon With Pad $349! Platform Beds $199! Bunkbeds! Daybeds, Recliners! Sofa $499.Shaker, Rustic, Lodge, Log Cabin, Adirondack Featuring Local Craftspeople! Cozycabin Rustics, 517 Whittier Hwy, Moultonborough and Warehouse Direct Mattress Bargain Barn, 757 Tenney Mtn Hwy, Plymouth. Jay 662-9066 or Arthur 996-1555. www.viscodirect.com
Free Rihanna Tickets -Boston, July 24th. Balcony Section 309, Row C, Seats 8&9. $100/pair. 455-5095 SUMMER HOME FURNISHINGSTables, bed, couch, chairs etc. 393-2655.
FREE Pickup for your unwanted, useful items ... attics, cellars, garages, automobiles, boats, yardsale items & whatever. Prompt removal, (603)930-5222. T&B Appliance Removal. Appliances & AC’s removed free of charge if outside. Please call (603)986-5506.
Thrifty Yankee: Rt. 25 Meredith. 279-0607. Across from ILHS Open Tuesday-Sunday, 9am-6pm. Buying Gold/Silver. Used Bicycle Sale. Saturday, 9am-2pm. Over 50 various models all refurbished, reasonable prices. 90 Winter St. Laconia
Help Wanted AUTO BODY TECH
Experienced, Basic Tools, Reliable 5 day work week for a busy Auto Body Shop Call 603-662-7820.
Beautiful Queen or Full-size mattress set, Luxury Firm European Pillow-top style, Fabulous back & hip support, Factory sealed - new 10-Yr. warranty. Why pay $1095, buy $249. Can deliver 603-305-9763. PROMOTIONAL New mattresses starting; King set complete $395, queen set $249. 603-524-1430.
Looking for qualified pre-school teacher/director. Must have Associates Degree in Early Childhood.
Call 455-9189 DJ Wanted for Nightclub: Rock & dance music only. Experienced crowd motivator with resume and references. Call 293-0577 and leave message. FLOOR Show Corp. is seeking experienced & professional carpet & vinyl installers. Sub-contractors must have reliable van and all necessary tools. References, neat appearance and liability insurance is required. Call Brian at 524-2242 HOST FAMILIES NEEDED!!! The Laconia Leafs JR Hockey team is searching for qualified host families and apartments for the upcoming 2011 hockey season. *Players pay hosts monthly fee *Players are 18-20 years old *Players attend college courses For More info contact:! Coach Will Fay 581-7008 ! Looking to hire someone with trowel work experience. Part-time while training, will work into full-time. Call: 566-6815
LACONIA SCHOOL DISTRICT Human Resource Assistant
Found Item of value found on 7/14/11 in parking lot on the corner of N. Main & Industrial Park Dr. in Laconia. If you name it, you can claim it. Call 524-5272
CHILD CARE LEARNING CENTER
Full-Time Position Candidate must have strengths in: • • • •
Human Resources/Benefits Administration Contract Preparation Personnel/Census Surveys Computer, communication and organizational skills Interested candidates please send Letter of Intent and Resume to:
Edward Emond, Business Administrator Laconia School District, SAU #30 PO Box 309, Laconia, NH 03247 603-524-5710 E.O.E.
The Boys & Girls Club of the Lakes Region is seeking candidates for the position of
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR We are seeking an energetic, resourceful and positive individual with proven leadership skills, management experience and the ability to relate with a diverse population of youth members, parents, volunteers, public and Board members to lead the Boys and Girls Club of the Lakes Region. The Executive Director will manage all aspects of the Club to include overseeing staff and daily club operations, grant and resource development, strategic planning and initiatives, financial resource development and marketing and public relations. The Executive Director will also work closely with the Board of Directors in developing organizational goals, attaining and allocating resources and establishing policy to carry out the mission of the Boys and Girls Club of the Lakes Region. Qualifications include 5 – 7 years in managing programs or operations of a Boys & Girls Club or a similar non-profit agency program, to include at least two years in a top leadership capacity. Knowledge of financial management and resources available in servicing youth required. Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred. Strong communication and leadership skills and proven ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with youth, staff, Directors, community groups and related agencies required. Other requirements include a valid Driver’s License, flexibility to work evenings and week-ends on occasion and the ability to manage multiple priorities in an active club environment. Located in the heart of the scenic Lakes Region, we are the newest Club in NH and service over 250 youth from many towns, ages 6 to 18 in a positive environment which changes lives forever.
Qualified candidates should submit their resume to: BGClakesregion@metrocast.net or to PO Box 1536, Laconia, NH 03247
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JCS is expanding for the second time due to record production. We are looking for self-motivated individuals with great attitude for our 2nd shift. No experience required. This is year-round appointment scheduling position. We are the leading marketing company in the booming vacation marketing industry. Average pay $19-$25 per hour. For interview, call 603-581-2450
PART-TIME clean-up help needed in Gilford. Painting, raking, mowing, etc. $7.50/hr. 556-7098.
LINE COOK nights, Georges Diner, Meredith, call Owen, 279-5712
Part-Time Secretary/Admin. Position for Maxfield Real Estate office in Center Harbor. Must have efficient computer skills with knowledge of Word, Excel and Publisher.
Call 253-9360 Ask for Joe
Help Wanted SCISSORGY DAY SPA Now Has 2 Booths Available For Rent or Commission One for an experienced stylist and one position for an esthitician. Please call Felicia at 253-7587
Plant Maintenance & Repair Technician
Duties would be to maintain and repair process equipment in a 19,000SF manufacturing facility, troubleshoot equipment malfunctions and breakdowns. Waste water experience a plus but not required. Apply in person:
ABC Fabricators 30 Cook Court, Laconia
Rowell's Sewer & Drain
is looking for 1 full-time Technician/Laborer. Candidate must be self motivated, professional and avail. to work O/T. Must have CDL Class B and be in good physical condition. Benefits include a competitive salary, 8 paid holidays and IRA retirement plan. Forward Resumes to: firstname.lastname@example.org Call 934-4145
We are looking for a part-time receptionist and a full time technician to join our compassionate staff. We are willing to train the right candidate but experience is preferred. The technician position does require anesthesia monitoring. Please send your resume to: Lisa Dockham, Practice Manager. 1266 Union Ave. Lacoina, NH 03246. You may email your resume to email@example.com
WEIRS BEACH LOBSTER POUND Is Looking for
All Positions Please apply in person:
70 Endicott Street, Weirs Beach Instruction FLYFISHING LESSONS
on private trout pond. FFF certified casting instructor. Gift cert. available. (603)356-6240. www.mountainviewflyfishing.c om
Lost Lost Cat- Last seen in Long Bay on June 18th. Gray-Brown Tiger, white belly, answers to “Winni”. Please call 315-0249
Modular/Manuf Homes 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath doublewide in upscale Laconia park. Private deck, storage shed, new roof. Reduced for quick sale. $49,000 603-387-0237.
NH Dept. of Environmental Services Winnipesaukee River Basin Program
Laboratory Scientist III $38,708.80 - $45,593.60
1982 Suzuki 1100GL Motorcycle. 20K miles, Good condition. $500. 978-609-6524.
LOW PRICE ~ QUALITY WORK
Buy • Sell • Trade www.motoworks.biz
(603)447-1198. Olson’s Moto Works, RT16 Albany, NH. MOTORCYCLES! We rent motor cycles! HK Powersports, Laconia, 524-0100.
Closing date: July 22, 2011 EOE
Rightway Plumbing and Heating
Our Customers Dont get Soaked!
Fully Insured. License #3647
General clean-ups, clean-outs for estates and foreclosures. Brush, lumber, rubbish, mobile home teardowns. Deliveries of loam, sand, gravel, & stone. Call Us at
387-9272 or 267-8963 M.A. SMITH ELECTRIC: Quality work for any size electrical job. Licensed-Insured, Free estimates/ 603-455-5607
CONCORD: 100-acre farm, ideal for horses. Circa 1850, 4-bedrooom post and beam, 2.5 bath, 28!x48! barn, oversized 2-car garage. Financing available. 321-223-8330.
MASONRY: Custom stonework, brick/block, patios, fireplaces, repairs/repointing. 726-8679, Paul. firstname.lastname@example.org
FOR Sale by owner, 10 room home, Gunstock Acres, spectacular view of Lake Winnipesaukee. $449,000. 603-998-1165
MR. Junk. Attics, cellars, garages cleaned out. Free estimate. Insured. 455-6296 NEED FINANCIAL HELP with the spaying, altering of your dog or cat? 224-1361 Before 2pm.
For Sale By Owner- 2 Bedroom house, 1 1/4 bath. 180 Mechanic St. Laconia. 524-8142
LACONIA: 2-Bedroom, 2.5 Bath Quality Home, 24!x36! Garage with 10! Doors. Excellent neighborhood near school, park and beach. $189,000 90% Owner Financing Available. 344-4504.
M. Fedorczuk Trucking
ATTENTION investors and/or developers. 14+ Subdividable acres available with Duplex. Owner financing available. Monthly income $8000/ month. Call 603-393-5756.
House for Sale- 129 Main St., New Hampton. 1425 sq. ft., 4 Bedroom, 3 bath. 2 car garage, in village setting. Antique built in 1840, great condition. New roof and furnace. $134,900. For showing contact Jane Angliss, RE/MAX Bayside, 208 DWH, Meredith NH Tel: 603-279-0079
Over 20 Years Experience
Major credit cards accepted
Accepting new clients in the Lakes Region area; household or office. Over 30 years experience. References upon request. Eco-friendly products 603-455-9472 or e-mail email@example.com.
CALL THE HUNGRY PAINTER: Painting, small tree work, dump runs, odd jobs, water damage/drywall repairs. 455-6296.
Real Estate, Wanted LOOKING to Rent Large Water front Lakes Region house. Off-season, September 6-October 12th. 3+ bedrooms, 2+ baths, two docks. Call Gene 954-565-0047 Leave message
Roommate Wanted ROOM for Rent: Meredith, quiet country setting, shared living/kitchen, electric/hw/heat/gas cooking included. Smoking ok. Candidates should be clean and sober. References required. $125/week or $500/month. Contact 707-9794.
Wanted To Buy
LOOKING for snowmobile, Skidoo or Arctic Cat, 670 or F7, with low miles. 455-6296
This full-time position is located in Franklin, New Hampshire at the Wastewater Treatment Plant with normal work hours from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm. Minimum qualifications for this position is a bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university with major study in the biological sciences, health sciences, or physical sciences and three years' experience in a water, wastewater, biological, chemical, or microbiological laboratory.
License/Certification: Must possess a valid driver's license and Special Qualifications : Must be able to effectively communicate and correspond with the general public, state and federal agencies. Must be able to work a schedule which includes a holiday rotation. Must have basic computer literacy for Microsoft Office Explorer (internet) and Outlook (email) applications, with preference given to individuals with basic knowledge of Word and Excel. The ideal candidate should have water/wastewater lab experience, NELAP QA/QC experience, and ability to participate in the SCADA on-call rotation. The successful candidate will have to pay a union/agency fee in the future. For additional information & submittal of application & transcripts, please visit our website at http://des.nh.gov/organization/commissioner/hru/employ.htm.
Quality Work Reasonable Rates Free Estimates Metal Roofs • Shingle Roofs
FREE Tree Removal- Moderate size, hardwood, dead or green, in obstacle free areas only. 998-7337
HANDYMAN SERVICES Small Jobs Are My Speciality
Rick Drouin 520-5642 or 744-6277 Household Helper/Organizer. Cleaning, laundry, ironing, yard work. Let me put your house in order! 393-9619
AFFORDABLE ROOFING & SIDING SOLUTIONS.
Highest quality craftsmanship. Fully Insured. Lowest prices guaranteed. FMI (603)730-2521.
NON-FERROUS METALS Copper, brass, aluminum, lead, aluminum cans, insulated wire, & appliance removal. CASH PAID
387-9272 or 267-8963
Yard Sale 3-4 Family Yard Sale- Sunday July 17, 2011, 9am-4pm. 94 Waukewan St. Meredith, NH Outside dog kennel, stainless steel microwave, freezer, bikes, many, many items. NO EARLY BIRDS.
JAYNE ’ S PAINTING is now Ruel ’s Painting. Same great service! Jason Ruel Customer Satisfaction Guaranteed! 393-0976
3-FAMILY YARDSALE Saturday, July 16th 7am-2pm Early birds welcome 169 Main Street Belmont
LAKES & Mountain Carpet & Furniture Cleaning & Restoration. Quality service since 1975.
Gilford Yard Sale- Saturday, 8am-3pm. Sunday, 8am-12pm.
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CALENDAR SATURDAY, JULY 16 continued from page 22 Al-Anon Meeting at the Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia. 8 to 9:15 p.m. each Saturday in the ﬁrstﬂoor conference room. Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 645-9518. Open Door Dinners offer free weekly meal in Tilton. 4:30 to 6 p.m. An outreach housed at Trinity Episcopal Church on Main Street, downtown. provides a free hot meal open to all members of the community. All are welcome to eat and all are welcome to help out. For more information, especially about volunteering, please call Pastor Mark at 286-3120 or e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org. Free clothing ministry, Closet 2 Closet. Open the 3rd Saturday of every month. 1 to 4 p.m. at Calvary Assembly of God, 100 Calvary St., Laconia. 524-7559. Craft Day at the Meredith Public Library. 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Explore world crafts and make a project to take home. For children of all ages with no sign-up.
AAA Shed Clean-out. Household goods, fish tanks, much, much more. Saturday, 9am-2pm. Rain Date Sunday, 9am-noon. 702 Province Rd. Belmont
GILFORD-MULTI-FAMILY- 78 Liberty Hill Rd. Friday & Saturday 7:30am-1:00pm. Great stuff for everyone! NEIGHBORHOOD YARD SALE: Brookside Crossing, Gilford, 2393 Lakeshore Road / Rt 11, Across from Scenic View. Saturday, 7/16, 9am-3pm. GILMANTON Sat. July 16, 8am4pm. 3 Family Yard Sale. 428 Loon Pond Rd. Gilmanton. Lots of Household Items. Something for Everyone!
LACONIA Jennifer!s 1/2 price Inside Yard Sale
Sanbornton Old Home Days - Sanbornton Square. Friday through Sunday. Farmers market, Tavern tours, pancake breakfast, parade, Larry Frates’ magic show, fair, auction, etc. See www.sanborntonnh.org for detailed information. Man of La Mancha at Interlakes Summer Theatre in Meredith. 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 to $30. For tickets call 1-888-245-6374. InterlakesTheatre.com Free outdoor concert at the Winnipesaukee Marketplace at Weirs Beach. 7 to 10. Boardwalk Jazz Quartet. 22nd Annual Craft Fair at Alton Bay. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Community House and along the waterfront. Free admission. Rain or shine. Smith Meeting House service hosted by the First Congregational Society of Gilmanton. 4 p.m. All are welcome to this non-denominational service. Refreshments served in the meeting room downstairs after the service.
MONDAY, JULY 18 Opening reception for Laconia Historical & Museum Society’s “Center Stage” exhibit at the public library. 6 to 7 p.m. Event will also serve as a farewell reception for the society’s executive director, Jenna Carroll. Public Welcome. Informal “town hall” meeting hosted by Laconia’s delegation to the N.H. House. 7 to 9 p.m. in the Community Room at the Laconia Police Station. All interested citizens are welcome to attend and participate in this discussion of the legislative session just ended and preview the new session that will begin in January. 3rd Annual Sizzling Summer Social hosted by LRGHealthcare Breast Cancer & Beyond Support Group. 5 to 7 p.m. For more information and to register please call Ginny Witkin at 527-2940.
Pine Gardens Manufactured Homes Sales & Park
Under New Ownership Lowest Prices Around!
Office: (603) 267-8182 Fax: (603) 267-6621 Route 140E, 3 miles on right from Exit 20, off I-93.
Visit: www.nationalmultilist.com For New & Used Listings
Saturday Only! 8am-3pm 1343 Union Avenue Dealers Welcome
Laconia- Saturday, 8am-2pm. 154 Nature’s View Dr. (Off of North St.). 2-A/Cs, fans, bike rack, dishware & more!
Laconia-Saturday 9am-3pm. 22 Belknap St. No rain date. Laconia/Belmont Multi-FamiySaturday 7am-6pm & Sunday, 7am-4pm. Rte. 106 between Laconia & Belmont. Watch for Signs. Assorted items, good deals! Belmont- Lake Region Co-Op Park. 4 Valley Dr. Saturday, 9am-2pm. Rain Date Sunday 9am-2pm. Lots of good things. No early birds.
FAMILY MOVING SALE 3 Westview Dr., Meredith Furniture, household, etc.
Saturday, July 16 8:30am - 2 pm
Sunday, July 17 8:30 - 2 pm GILFORD- Massive Estate Yard Sale. Saturday & Sunday, 8am-2pm. Rt. 11 East, 1/4 Mile past Ellacoya on right. Must sell all of former pack rats contents of several buildings, so we can sell the house. Bring trucks & vans, no reasonable offer refused. Hutch, trunks, tables, railroad carts, table saw, old barn boards, tools, drill press, band saw, electric scooter, furniture, railroad lanterns and tons more! Also, taking bids on large marble collection.
MEREDITH- Handyman Heaven! Tools, tools and more tools! All reasonably priced! Saturday, 9am-1:00pm. 8 Sunset Hill Rd. MEREDITH- INHERITANCE SALE-Saturday, July 15th, 9am-1pm. 15 Barnard Ridge Rd. Great older furniture, chairs, household items, tools, lots of chefs cooking items. Please, no early birds.
Big Cat Coffees to celebrate relocation with Open House on August 12 FRANKLIN — Big Cat Coffees, New England’s leading online distributor of K-Cups and Keurig K-Cup coffee brewing systems, will celebrate its new location with an Open House from 11 a.m. — 2 p.m. on Friday, August 12. Having progressed to a returning customer base of 72,000 in just four years, Big Cat Coffee moved from its original facility in Laconia to the former Freudenberg facility in Franklin. see next page
New Price ~ SANDWICH
Laconia- Moving Sale. 12 Butler St. Saturday, July 16, 8am-12pm.
LACONIA- Community Yard Sale Saturday, July 16th 8am-12pm. Paugus Bay Campground 96 Hilliard Rd.
Program on the history and ecology of the North American beaver at the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center in Holderness. 7 p.m. Reservations required at 968-7194. www.nhnature.org. Caring for Outdoor Tomatoes program at Belknap County Twilight Meeting hosted by the Krebs Farms in Sanbornton. 5 to 7 p.m. Featuring Kelly McAdam of UNH cooperative extension. Registration helpful at 527-5475 or e-mail email@example.com. Overeaters Anonymous offers a program of recovery from compulsive eating using the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of OA. Monday nights at 7 p.m. at the Laconia Congregational Church Parish Hall, 18 Veterans Square, (for mapquest use 69 Pleasant St), Laconia, NH 03246. Call & leave a message for Elizabeth at 630-9969 for more information. Laconia Chapter of Barbershop Harmony Society meeting. 7:15 to 9:30 p.m. at the Gilford Community Church. Guests and singers of all ages and skills are invited to attend these Monday night rehearsals. For more information call Guy Haas at 279-2230. Parish of Blessed Andre Bessette Respect Life Committee meeting. 7 p.m. at the Sacred Heart School Gym in Laconia, front room. Public welcome. For more information call 528-2326 or 524-8335. Pinochle game at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church on Parade Road in Laconia. 6:30 p.m. All are welcome. Mens’ (18+) pick-up basketball at the Meredith Community Center. 7 to 9 p.m. $1 per player. Mahjong game time at the Meredith Public Library. 12:30 to 3 p.m. New players welcome.
NEW HAMPTON, NH $159,995 Over 55 village, gorgeous, ranch, 2 car garage, full basement.
OPEN HOUSE Sunday 12 to 2 call Kevin 603-387-7463 Rt 132, 1,000’ from post office
Reed Elwell Realtor 158 Union Avenue Laconia NH
Enjoy this Summer in beautiful Sandwich with 2 town beaches and quiet country living but, close to all area amenities and shopping. Two large bedrooms, 2 full baths, hdwd flrs, huge livingroom with fireplace, sunroom and large barn on 3 level acres with gorgeous mountain views. Newer siding, roof, windows and furnace.
Call Dianne Raymond ReMax Prestige 603-635-3350
60 North Rt 132, New Hampton, NH
OPEN HOUSE Sunday 12 to 2 call Kevin 603-387-7463
MULTI-FAMILY Garage Sale: Plummer Hill Road, Belmont. Saturday, July 16th, 8am-2pm. SATURDAY Walker St.
7-23, 8 to 1, 68
TILTON Brookhill Farm Barn Sale Sunday, 9am-2pm 96 March Rd. Follow Carrot Signs
Repriced double-wide mobile home on own land with 2+ bedrooms, 2 full baths, outstanding deck and garage. Betty Hamel 603-267-8609
Over 55 village, OWN your home for as low $59,995 or $6,000 down and $799 for 240 months inc. land lease. Apr 6.5%
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O PEN Daily & Sunday Rt. 3 (Exit 20 off Rt. 93) Tilton, NH
New 14 wides $26,995 or $1,350 down 240 @ $207 Apr 7.5%
Double Wides $55,995
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LHS senior Kayla Harriman awarded scholarship from Tri-State Association of School Business Officials
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Kayla Harriman, a senior at Laconia High School, was recently awarded a scholarship from the TriState Association of School Business Officials. Harriman, a Taylor Community volunteer, plans to major in Accounting at Endicott College. Pictured in Harriman’s Business Technology class at the J. Oliva Huot Technicl Center are (left ro right) Steve Beals, LHS principal; Harriet Morse, Taylor Community; father Brock Harriman, Kayla Harriman, mother Tina Harriman; and Ed Emond, Laconia School District business administrator. (Courtesy photo)
Young Professionals hosting cookout and dodgeball tourney at Opechee Park on Tuesday evening LACONIA — Lace up your sneakers and bring your best athletic moves as the Lakes Region Young Professionals head to the great outdoors for its July social, a dodgeball tournament and cookout at Opechee Park on Tuesday, July 19. The grill will be provided and those who join are encouraged to bring some food for a potluck barbecue. Check out the LRYP Facebook page to see what others are bringing and to log in your food items. Grills will be cooking from 5 to 5:40 p.m. with dodgeball starting at 6 p.m. Opechee Park is located next to Laconia Athletic & Swim Club on North Main Street, Laconia. In case of inclement weather, the Dodgeball Tournament and social will move into the nearby Laconia Middle School. Young professionals are also encouraged to purchase tickets for the Schmooze Cruise taking place Thurs-
day, Aug. 25 aboard the M/S Mount Washington. The YP Schmooze Cruise is a collaborative event of the Lakes Region Young Professionals, Concord Young Professionals and Plymouth Area Young Professionals. Boarding will begin at the Weirs Beach dock at 5:30 p.m. and the boat leaves at 6 p.m. sharp. All proceeds from the event will go to the Lakes Region Boys & Girls Club. For all YP events, come as you are to meet new people and build connections in a relaxing, fun and nopressure atmosphere! Interesting in becoming more involved with LRYP The Lakes Region Young Professionals is an initiative of the Lakes Region Chamber. For more information, contact the Chamber office at 524-5531, Find us on Facebook or visit the LRYP’s new website, www.lryp. org.
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facility allows us to grow at an equal rate with the demand of our customers. We’ll be able to provide an even bigger product selection of K-Cups while we continue to expand our Big Cat family through local hires.” The Open House will feature a cookout, vendor displays, and a ribbon cutting ceremony led by the mayor. All local businesses and officials are invited to attend. For more information, call Casey at (877) 528-7244.
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CASEY from page 2 said Friday it received an emailed death threat with a doctored photo of the 25-year-old woman with a bullet hole through her forehead. The threat was forwarded to authorities. One her attorneys, Cheney Mason, said Anthony is nervous about getting out of jail, and he isn’t taking any chances: “We are all vigilant and I am armed.” A jury acquitted Anthony last week of murder but found her guilty of lying to law officers investigating
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interest by the public, appropriate measures will be taken to release the individual into the community in such a manner so as to preserve the safety of the individual and public.” The Orange County Jail has had very few highprofile inmates. Former astronaut Lisa Nowak, who was convicted in a bizarre attack on a romantic rival, walked out the jail’s front door, where a horde of media pushed and elbowed their way toward her, shouting questions and trying to snap photos. In another case, Noelle Bush, the daughter of then-Gov. Jeb Bush and niece of then-President George W. Bush, received special handling after her arrest on drug charges. Secret Service agents were worried she could be targeted. Once she is out of jail, Anthony will not get special treatment beyond the protection any person would get if there were a credible threat, law enforcement authorities said. (Earlier this week, authorities said they had not received any credible threats, but they did not immediately return a call Friday about the new email.) “She’s like every other resident or citizen here,” Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings said. “We’re not going to be her personal security. Her attorneys will make appropriate decisions or prepare for her own security after that.”