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LACONIA — On July 5, the Evangelical Baptist Church of Laconia purchased the former campus of the former Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church campus in Lakeport for $700,000. Evangelical Church Building Commit-
tee Chair David Provan said the purchase has been a long time in the making and the church leaders are thrilled with the development. “This is a time of celebration for us,” he said yesterday. “The buildings will give us a tool to better reach into the communities.” The three Catholic churches in the city
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LACONIA — “The Weirs has always been about music booming across the lake,” declared Davida Cook, the owner of the Heat restaurant, who recalled as a child falling asleep to the back beat from nearby Nashville North, a country and western club on Lakeside Avenue. “In those days last call was at two,” she added. But, by adding an outdoor music venue to her restaurant, located across Rte. 3 North from Funspot, Cook has aroused the concern of one of her immediate neighbors, Bob Heavey, the owner of Pine Hollow Campground. Last month, the Licensing Board granted Cook a loudspeaker permit in accordance with the city ordinance, which allows bands to play outdoors until 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and until 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. She booked several bands to play under a tent on the Fourth of July, but has not staged a show since. “It was very loud and there was nothing to buffer the sound,” Heavey said. “She has not see WEIRS page 11
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were combined in 2008 into one parish called, as the result of a vote of the parishioners, the St. Andre Bessette Parish. Former Bishop John McCormack decreed in February of 2010 that Our Lady of the Lakes be closed and sold and the final mass was held there in August of 2010. see CHURCH page 12
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LACONIA — City Councilor Brenda Baer (Ward 4), whose ward includes Wyatt Park, won unanimous support last night for a proposal to earmark $50,000 in funds already appropriated but not yet expended for city parks and playgrounds for immediate improvements to the South End park. Baer, who has grown increasingly frustrated at the lack of investment in see WYATT page 10
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Sally Ride, first U.S. woman in space, dies at 61
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Space used to be a man’s world. Then came Sally Ride, who blazed a cosmic trail for women into orbit. With a pitch perfect name out of a pop song refrain, she joined the select club of American space heroes the public knew by heart: Glenn, Shepard, Armstrong and Aldrin. Ride, the first American woman in orbit, died Monday at her home in the San Diego community of La Jolla at age 61. The cause was pancreatic cancer, an illness she had for 17 months, according to her company, Sally Ride Science. Ride rode into space on the space shuttle Challenger on June 18, 1983, when she was 32. Since then, 42 other American women flew in space. “Sally was a national hero and a powerful role model. She inspired generations of young girls to reach for the stars,” President Barack Obama said in a statement. When shuttles started see RIDE page 4
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Colo. shooting suspect in court with shocking orange hair CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — His hair dyed a shocking comic-book shade of orange-red, James Holmes showed up in court for the first time, but didn’t seem to be there at all. The world’s first look at the man accused of killing 12 moviegoers and injuring 58 others in a shooting rampage at a packed midnight screening of the new Batman film was that of a sleepy, seemingly inattentive suspect. Holmes shuffled into court Monday in a maroon jailhouse jumpsuit with his hands cuffed. Unshaven and appearing dazed, Holmes sat virtually motionless, his eyes drooping as the judge advised him of the severity of the case. At one point, Holmes simply closed his eyes. He never said a word.
Prosecutors said they didn’t know if he was being medicated. His demeanor, however, angered victims’ relatives. Tom Teves, whose son, Alex, was killed in the attack, watched Holmes intently throughout the roughly 12-minute hearing, sizing up the 24-year-old former doctoral student. “I saw the coward in court today and Alex could have wiped the floor with him without breaking a sweat,” Teves said. His son, a physical therapist, dove to protect his girlfriend during “The Dark Knight Rises” shooting at a multiplex in nearby Aurora in the Denver suburbs. The court appearance gave millions the chance to scrutinize Holmes’ every movement, every flutter of his heavy eyelids and form their opinions. “It struck me that this is a person who’s
been through an emotional maelstrom and therefore might be totally wiped out emotionally,” said Dr. Jeffrey Gardere, an assistant professor of behavioral medicine at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine. Gardere said there could be “a psychotic process going on and we see that being acted out there. Or there might be some sort of malingering going on. In other words, trying to make himself look worse than he actually is. Or maybe a combination of all of those things.” The hearing was the first confirmation that Holmes’ hair was colored. On Friday, there were reports of his hair being red and that he told arresting officers that he was “The Joker.” Batman’s nemesis in the fictional Gotham has brightly colored hair. see SHOOTING page 13
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A potential exodus of star athletes. No hope of playing in the postseason. More than a decade of accomplishments erased from the record books. And Joe Paterno’s legacy in shreds. Penn State football, a longtime powerhouse that was once one of the cleanest, most admired programs in college sports, escaped the so-called death penalty from the NCAA on Monday but was dealt a heavy blow that will cripple it for years to come. The university agreed to an unprecedented $60 million fine, a four-year ban from postseason play and a cut in the number of football scholarships it can
award — the price it will pay for having looked the other way while Jerry Sandusky brought boys onto campus and molested them. The NCAA also erased 14 years of victories, wiping out 111 of Paterno’s wins and stripping him of his standing as the most successful coach in the history of big-time college football. “Football will never again be placed ahead of educating, nurturing and protecting young people,” NCAA President Mark Emmert declared. Penn State meekly accepted its punishment, pledging to hold itself to high stan-
dards of honesty and integrity. Penn State spokesman David La Torre said university President Rodney Erickson had no choice but to acquiesce, given the threat of a total shutdown of the football program. “It was clear Penn State faced an alternative — a long-term death penalty and additional sanctions for the program, university and whole community. Given the situation, he believed the sanctions offered and accepted was the appropriate and course of action,” La Torre said. At a student union on campus, sevsee PENN STATE page 14
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Temp agency that placed Maine man with arsenal in his car tells police he’s on his way to Derry, N.H. to kill former boss Kwiatowski at Exeter Hospital being sued CONCORD (AP) — One of the 30 people believed to have contracted hepatitis C from a traveling medical technician in New Hampshire is suing a Nebraska-based health staffing agency. Robert Fowler of Seabrook was diagnosed with the blood-borne viral disease in June, 14 months after he underwent a cardiac catheterization at Exeter Hospital. Fowler was treated at the hospital’s cardiac lab a month after it hired David Kwiatkowski, who was charged last week with federal drug crimes. Kwiatkowski is accused of stealing anesthetic drugs from the lab, injecting himself and contaminating syringes that were later used on patients. Though he told investigators he was diagnosed with hepatitis C in May, authorities said there is evidence that he has had the disease since at least June 2010. In a lawsuit filed Sunday in federal court in Nebraska, Boston lawyer Domenic Paolini alleges that Triage Staffing Inc. was negligent in hiring, employing and supervising Kwiatkowski as a traveling technician and in sending him to Exeter. He argues that Triage should have known of the likelihood that Kwiatkowski would cause harm and that the company intentionally misrepresented his qualifications and employment record. Triage’s president did not return calls seeking comment Friday or Monday. Kwiatkowski, who grew up in Michigan, worked as a “traveler” sent by staffing agencies to hospitals around the country, usually for temporary jobs. Federal prosecutors say he has worked in at least six states since 2007. Though authorities have not publicly identified the other states, health officials in Michigan, Maryland, Kansas and New York have confirmed his employment. He worked at Exeter Hospital from see HEPATITIS page 13
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Manchester alderman charged with sex assault MANCHESTER (AP) — A city official in Manchester, N.H., has been charged with sexual assault. WMUR-TV reports (http://bit.ly/NH24GM) that Alderman Russell Ouellette was arrested Monday and charged with two counts of misdemeanor sexual assault, one count of simple assault and one count of false imprisonment. The Hillsborough County
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BELMONT — About 20 people came to the Corner Meeting House for last night’s deliberative session leading up to an August 21 vote on closing Mill Street Extension and authorizing the town to spend no more than $250,000 to purchase the former Northway Bank Building. The session lasted about one-half hour. George Condodemetraky tried to amend the maximum purchase price to $240,000 but he was supported by only five people. Selectman Ruth Mooney said the board determined the “no more than $250,000” so they could fairly and effectively negotiate the sale price with owners William and Carolyn McDonough. According to an independent appraisal performed by Applied Economic Research, the building has an approximate market value of $245,000. Real estate appraiser Charles Schubert used average “armslength” selling prices for other commercial buildings similar in nature in the Lakes Region and their selling prices per square foot as some of his basic barometers. The total assessment is for $275,000. The land is worth $74,000, the building is worth $186,300, the extra building features are worth $10,000 and the outbuildings are worth $4,700. Schubert said the equalized value — $275,000 adjusted for the 115.7 percent property value rating by the Department of Revenue - is $237,684. Conservation Commission Chair Ken Knowlton spoke in favor not only of the town’s buying the building that now houses only The Vault, a hairdressing salon — but of the town seriously considering using the building in the future for town offices. He also said he would support a study of the futre needs of Belmont’s town offices.
“We have been paying money to improve the schools while the town molds,” he said, noting the new Belmont High School and the improvements to its middle and elementary schools. “We don’t have a future adequate town hall.” Selectman Ron Cormier addressed both issues before the discussion. He said the reason for closing Mill Street Extension was to provide more green-space to the soon-to-begin Village Revitalization Project. In response to a question about traffic, he said the engineers of the Village Revitalization Project and the Department of Transportation evaluated relocating Mill Street Extension to the end of the parking lot down into the Belmont Mill as viable and said it wouldn’t create a hazard. He also said that if the Mill Street Extension is closed, one-half of the road reverts to the owners of the Northway Bank Building, Will and Carolyn McDonough but that would not significantly alter the plan. The next and final step is for the ballot vote on August 21. Polls will be at the Belmont High School and will be open from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. This will be the third time the voters will get to decide whether or not to purchase the building. In 2008 after a January special town meeting, voters rejected a proposal to buy it for $300,000 from former owners Tony and Loretta Brown. The vote was 134 for the purchase to 143 against. At the 2010 regular town meeting, voters again rejected a proposal to buy the building and property from the McDonoughs for $275,000. The vote was 311 for town ownership to 421 against. In other Belmont news, selectmen announced that Police Chief Vincent Baiocchetti had put in his sixmonth notice of retirement. Selectman Jon Pike said Baiocchetti has been Belmont’s Police Chief for 10 years and has 33 years of police service. His retirement becomes effective January 1, 2013.
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Son of 2010 Gilford murder victim accepts Retirement Time prison time for unlawful possession of gun Line: Age 50-70½ By Gail OBer
LACONIA — The son of the woman murdered in her Gilford Country Club Road home over Halloween weekend in 2010 pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a deadly weapon last month and will serve one to three years in prison. Jonathan Miller, 25, of 165 Stark Street was arrested on September 1, 2011 by the Gilford Police. In 2007, Miller pleaded guilty to four counts of burglary in Carroll County Superior Court. According to various motions filed before the capped plea deal was agreed to, Miller purchased a .45 caliber Glock handgun from former Gilmanton Police Sgt. Dennis Rector. Rector said yesterday that he sold the gun through an on-line guns sales site similar to Craig’s List. He said he met with Miller on or about August 11, they agreed on a price, and he sold him the gun. Rector was no longer a police officer when he sold the gun to Miller. “I had never met him before,” Rector said yesterday. When Rector was discussing the sale with a friend of his over the next few days, he said his friend told him that Miller was the man whose mother was murdered in Gilford and that he thought Miller may have felony convictions in his past. Rector said he called Lt. Kris Kelley of the Gilford Police and told him about the private gun sale. Miller was arrested and charged by Gilford Police a few days later. In preparation for his trial, Asst. Belknap County Attorney Stacy Kaelin filed a motion to exclude the information about Roberta Miller’s murder from the jury. In her motion to exclude any reference to the murder, she said that the two charges were unrelated and the value of the testimony would be outweighed by the danger of unfair prejudice, and the potential to confuse and mislead the jury.
“Lastly, the murder remains unsolved,” wrote Kaelin. “Upon information and belief, the defendant may have been, at least at one time, a suspect in the murder investigation.” She went on to say that if the court were to allow testimony about Miller’s mother’s murder regarding him being in fear for his life, it could open the door to correcting any misimpression left with the jury by such testimony. Miller’s lawyer argued against it saying the jury should know about Miller’s mother’s murder. “He is entitled to present to the jury a picture of who he is,” said Atty. Daniel Deutsch in response. “While the defendant’s purpose in acquiring a firearm for protection is not in itself a defense to the felon in possession charge, testimony concerning that purpose is appropriate in this case.” Deutsch described the murder of Roberta “Bobbie” Miller as widely publicized and that some newspaper articles mentioned Miller’s gun possession charge and the murder of his mother in the same story. “Jurors who are aware of the murder but are not permitted to hear of (the) defendant’s purpose in acquiring a gun to protect himself are likely to speculate about an adverse connection between the to events,” Deutsch wrote. He also said if potential jurors were asked about the murder during “voir dire” (when the defense, prosecution, and judge ask potential jurors about their ability to fairly decide a case) then not mentioning it at trial would only create more confusion and misconceptions. Before the court held oral arguments on the motions, Miller and Kaelin agreed on June 1 to a capped plea of one to three years for the felon in possession charge with the possibility of work release. Miller is also facing motions to impose the sentences he received that were deferred in following his burglary convictions in 2007 in Carroll County.
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Courage & Commitment This is about a man who is all about honor, trust, and commitment — Robert C. Jones of Meredith. The phrase, “Doing what is right, even when no one is looking.” is applicable to him each and every day. Born the fourth of five children to William and Helen Jones, he grew up in Fairhaven, Vermont. While he was in high school, his dad passed away and the coaches of Fairhaven Union High, Ira Blackburn (aka “coach Blackey”) and Tom LaPlaca, helped shepherd him through some difficult times. They taught him about teamwork and they fed his desire to compete and achieve. His record for most touchdowns in a nine game season still stands almost 50 years later. He has never forgotten their fatherly attitude and the guidance they gave him. After high school, in 1964, he enlisted in the Navy, knowing that the war in Viet Nam would demand his services. He became a Navy Corpsman, and was assigned to a Fleet Marine Battalion. He tended to the fallen and wounded during many battles, and received two Purple Hearts for the wounds he suffered while tending to others, and he earned the Bronze Star, with a “V” for valor, for his bravery on the battlefield. His experiences during that time would stay with him, and would guide him during all the years that followed. When he returned from “Nam”, he was assigned to St. Alban’s Naval Hospital in Long Island, New York. While there, he was assigned to assist recovering sailors and Marines with their physical therapy. While there too, he met his future bride, Paula Padilla, who was the head Navy Corp Wave in the pediatric unit at the hospital. Their romance started at the New Year’s Eve celebration at the NCO club at St. Alban’s. It wasn’t long before Petty Officer Jones decided it was time to treat his Vermont family to the joy of meeting their future in-law. They married near the end of August that same year. When they were discharged, Corpsman Jones and his bride moved back to Fairhaven. He decided to continue his career in the Medical field and applied and was accepted into Dartmouth’s first Physician Assistants (PA’s) course of study. These positions were initially designed for PA’s to fill the voids created by the physician’s shortage. While they worked under the aegis of a physician, the PA’s were licensed to work remotely, write prescriptions, and so on. After graduation, he moved from his home in Vermont and relocated to Meredith, where he worked with Doctor Vazifdar for a total of 20
years, and with doctors Nadeau and Melville for about 10 years each. Then, an opportunity came up to join LRGHealthcare and start the Vetlink program. The prospect of “being there” for veterans and their families was all he could hope for. The Vetlink program has been in operation for over 12 years, helping countless veterans and their families receive the aid and assistance they needed. While Bob’s career was moving forward, he and Paula were blessed with two beautiful daughters, Kim and Katie. As the years passed, Kim and her husband Brian, further blessed mom and dad with granddaughter Sammie (Samantha), and Katie and husband Frank added granddaughters Faith and Hope. Nothing makes Papa Bob happier than to be surrounded by all those women in his life. As a grandfather, he cheerfully accepts his responsibility to do his best to spoil each and every one of them. In 1988, Jones and a few veteran friends decided to start a “Vigil” at Hesky Park in Meredith. Their purpose was to stand vigil awaiting the return of those POWs and MIAs who had not been returned home from war, to “Never Forget” their missing comrades. Along the way he and some other veterans also cobbled together the Northeast POW/MIA organization, which provides veterans with the ability to seek aid from or give assistance to other veteran’s, regardless of the issue. In typical Bob Jones fashion, the NE POW/MIA is not burdened by structure, but is heavily armed with commitment. The “Rock”, which rests below the flag in Hesky Park is inscribed with the words “Let us not forget”. Every Thursday evening for over 24 years, the vigil has been attended by citizens, veterans, and families who have not forgotten those who have yet to be returned from battle. During “Bike Week”, bikers from all across the country ride enmasse from Laconia to Hesky Park in what is known as their “Freedom Ride”. In honor of the Vigil and the Freedom Ride, last month, Governor Lynch signed a proclamation naming the nearby bridge in Meredith, “The POW/MIA Vigil & Freedom Ride Bridge. On July 20th, Bob Jones retired from is position as Vetlink Coordinator at LRGHealthcare. In true Jones fashion, he will continue to support the Vetlink function as a volunteer. It is said that life’s priorities should be to God, family, country, and job. No one exemplifies adherence to those priorities better than Corpsman Robert C. Jones, PA. Semper Fi! (Bob Meade is a resident of Laconia.)
LETTERS If U.S. was really a Christian nation this is what it would look like To the editor, Okay, let’s just PRETEND for a moment that America IS a “Christian Nation” whose policies and laws should be founded on Biblical principles (which is, of course, not the case). I was recently reading the Bible, both the Old and New Testaments, and was wondering what a nation based on Judeo-Christian principles could look like. I am not sure if my ideas are what many Christian conservatives have in mind (and I am certainly not a theologian) but it might actually lead to a more sane, kind, compassionate, and progressive society. There are some really progressive ideas in the Jewish and Christian Bibles! In foreign policy, a nation based on true Biblical principles might come to the conclusion that super-nationalism and national chauvinism was actually a form of idolatry. A nation based on these principles might also “bless the peacemakers” instead of the war-mongers. Certainly, such a nation would not go to war to make big profits for corporations at the expense of those who have to fight and die in such wars. We might even avoid “doing unto others” what we did not want done to us! Perhaps we would also be nicer to our immigrants, following the Biblical command to not malign “strangers in our land.” At home, perhaps we would follow the example of Jesus and stop all pending judicial executions in the United States. Perhaps our entire criminal justice system would change and we would focus on redemption, restitution, reconciliation, and true rehabilitation instead of revenge and punishment. We might even oppose private prisons that make enormous profits by locking more people up. Perhaps our civil legal system would also change dramatically. If individuals and corporations simply treated people fairly, admitted fault, apologized, and made restitution for wrongs committed, we might have far fewer lawsuits. Moreover, maybe Christians would worry more about the rights of children than “parental rights.” After all, in the Gospels, Jesus warned adults about hurting or disrespecting kids. A nation truly based on Christian (and Jewish) principles would have a sense of community. It would take care of its poor, its homeless, its hungry and people who were more fortunate would share with those less fortunate. Jesus
sonally any failure to show compassion to the hungry and the naked. We would have a simple attitude toward health care reform and see it as a social duty. I seem to remember Jesus dispensing FREE health care. In an America based on Biblical principles, perhaps our nation would feel that it was an OBLIGATION and not a “charitable choice” to take care of the less fortunate members of our society. I have never understood how conservative Christians often think that individual charity is more “moral” than paying taxes to help the needy. Does it make them feel morally superior or do they do it for approval? While reading the Bible, I noticed that Jesus advocated giving to the poor anonymously. In a modern context, what is more individually anonymous than paying taxes for social programs? In a country truly based on Judeo-Christian principles, we wouldn’t care how it was done as long as it was being done. Nor, in the words of one Hebrew prophet, would we allow the rich to “eat up the poor.” Hey, we might even ban legal loan-sharking operations like “payday loan” companies! I suspect that in such a society, politics would still be important and passionate but a lot less dirty and more honest. People would criticize leaders on the basis of fact and not fiction. Certainly, the “Birthers” (many of whom claim to be Christian) would finally admit that their vicious accusations were racist in nature. Certainly, it is a violation of the commandment (one of the Big Ten) to not “bear false witness.” Finally, a nation based on these principles might seriously rethink its cherished economic paradigms. Jesus warned his disciples against worshipping Mammon, the god of wealth. He also taught about the incompatibility of extreme wealth and the Kingdom of God. Modern corporate capitalism certainly runs counter to the Tenth Commandment: don’t covet. What is modern, predatory corporate greed based on if not the sin of “coveting?” I noticed that a lot of conservative Christians often bash organized labor. But, if everyone followed Biblical principles, perhaps we would need fewer unions because everyone would be treated and paid fairly by their employer and employees, in return, would trust their employers. E. Scott Cracraft
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LETTERS Case could be made that entrepreneurs succeed despite govt.
Thank you all for your help in bringing circus back to town
To the editor, Don’t you just love it! Obama makes the completely asinine and absurd claim GOVERNMENT co-sponsors every successful entrepreneur story in America simply because we have roads and schools. It brings little joy to suggest the president of the United States is a raving, LUNATIC but his logic confirms the diagnoses. Obama forgets such entrepreneurs pay their fair share of property taxes to fund public education, especially true if they live in N.H. The cost of every gallon of gasoline is heavily taxed at the state and federal level to pay for road repair and maintenance. If Obama’s LOGIC had even a speck of truth, government also owns the flip side of the coin which is the FAILURE story in America. The list of FAILURE is too long to itemize here but It would surely include the RECORD number of Americans now TOTALLY DEPENDENT on government for things as basic as food, a roof and a disability check. Government now has more people addicted to FOOD STAMPS THAN AT ANYTIME IN HISTORY. YES, it is TRUE, government actually ADVERTISES on RADIO to FIND more people to put on FOOD STAMPS. If Obama’s logic is correct we must THANK government for the complete and total failure of education characterized by increased drop out rates, falling test scores all tied to costs that have hit the stratosphere directly reducing the living standards of every middle class citizen. Roads and bridges across America are in dismal repair according to Obama as he cam-
To the editor, As the co-chairman of this years appearance of the 2012 Kelly-Miller Circus, we would like to thank the many, many businesses that contributed their efforts, towards making the event a complete success. It is our hope that we forget no one as we try to recognize all those that were part of the complete team. So here goes: The Laconia Daily Sun, Ed Engler and the entire “Sun Team” for keeping the Circus in the eyes of our attendees! The Weirs Times for their great editorials, The Laconia Citizen for their contributions as well! To all our great ticket outlets for their time and efforts to help folks get the best pricing to view the all the shows: The Downtown Deli, The Studio, Burrito Me, (Plymouth & Laconia), Evergreen, Alton Bay Citgo, Innsfree Books Patrick’s Pub, Weir Beach Citgo, (thanks Jose), Anne’s Book Store, Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce, last but not least, again the champions of ticket selling two years in a row, our good friends at All My Life Jewelers, Randy, Sue, Charlie and the entire staff for your hard work and dedication of hosting the Kelly-Miller Circus is beyond words! “You folks Rock”! To all the members of “The Main Street Initiative”, thank you for your contributions and support. Now to the folks who really made a difference. The City of Laconia, all departments, without your help and corporation you made this family event a success beyond beliefs! We would like to thank the Laconia Parks & Recreation Commissioners, Kevin Dunleavey, their able director and the entire staff, the Water Department, our friends at the Public Works, Chief Adams and staff at the Laconia Police Department, Chief Erickson and staff at the Laconia Fire Depart-
paigns non stop for hundreds of billions of STIMULUS infrastructure. If government is to be THANKED for roads being the ROAD to success then GOVERNMENT has FAILED its duty to keep them fit and fixed. A STRONG argument could be made entrepreneurs SUCCEED despite GOVERNMENT. Despite it’s potholed roads and it’s totally failed, OUTRAGEOUSLY EXPENSIVE public education system. Despite GOVERNMENTS constant increase in taxes both in amount and number. DESPITE GOVERNMENTS non stop increase in regulations and RULES that only create red tape and bureaucracy that reduce the productivity of American business to compete on world markets. Obamacare ALONE adds 22 new TAXES that represent $400-BILLION in higher COSTS that will be paid mostly from the wallets of the middle class. American entrepreneurs (mostly REPUBLICAN) succeed DESPITE DEMOCRATS and DESPITE Obama’s relentless DEMONIZATION of BUSINESS, PROFITS and SUCCESS in America. Is it any wonder why a president so educated has failed America and it’s citizens SO BADLY. His logic is nothing but SICK, DESTRUCTIVE, ANTIAmerican, anti-INSPIRATIONAL, nation dividing, donkey dung. This country needs an inspiring leader, proud of Americas heritage, proud of it’s exceptionalism, proud of its greatness, proud of capitalism and proud of the profit motive that has made this country the ENVY of the world. Tony Boutin Gilford
Vote for the presidential candidate who shares your values To the editor, It all boils down to VALUES! The 2012 presidential race should be easy for the average American to make a choice. The most important indicator for how to make that choice is our VALUES, or in other words, what we believe in and stand for. What values do we have? Which presidential candidate shares our values? I believe in supporting our elderly with Social Security for those 65 and older. I believe in providing health care for our elderly with Medicare — in fact, I believe in affordable health care for all Americans. I believe in a quality educational system which gives all Americans a chance for upward mobility. I believe that as nation we should care for our poor, our sick, our young, and those in unfortunate circumstances — such as those losing a home or a job. The priorities of a country’s VALUES are best expressed in its budget and tax structure. So the question to ask ourselves is: How much money is being allocated for those items that represent my values? What are the proposed tax plans of the candidates? Romney wants to increase taxes on the poor to give tax breaks to the wealthy and to large corporations. President Obama wants corporations and the rich to pay their fair share of supporting government and programs and to give average citizens a tax
badly, but we need to tax those who most easily can pay! Mitt Romney and most Republicans do not share my values. Their focus is on shifting wealth toward select corporations, and the very rich; and, shifting money away from those activities, programs, and ideals that have made our country great in the past by giving everyone a fair chance to succeed. This discussion leads to the electorate — you. What are your VALUES? Do you want to give tax breaks to the wealthy at the expense of the poor, sick, and unfortunate? Do you want to stop caring for the elderly by advocating the demise of Medicare? Do you believe that only those Americans who can afford expensive insurance plans should have health care? Or, do you want yourself and your children to benefit from the safety net of a government program if you (at no fault of your own) run into difficult times, such as unemployment, illness, or a major accident? The answer is to vote for the presidential candidate who shares your VALUES. The candidate with the VALUES I was exposed to growing up and the VALUES of responsible Americans, is our current President Barak Obama. He shares the VALUES that have made the United States the finest nation in the world in the past, and will keep us great in the future. He will have my vote and I hope yours. Dr. Thomas Dawson
ment. Thank you to our friends and staff at Beans & Greens in Gilford for again supplying us with a cart for the animal manure! To Heather and the staff at Bestway in Belmont for the trash container, and their counterparts in Maine (Blow Brothers) for their generous donations of the Port-Potti’s. Both of these businesses, contributed their services two years in a row! OMG, without all these great people, we could not have brought you this awesome family show to Laconia. It is our hope that all of you that attended enjoyed this years version of the Kelly-Miller Circus. Who would have ever believed that you could see such a great show here in Laconia. I must share a comment of one of the Kelly-Miller staff member. Quote: “If I was at retirement age, I would strongly consider retiring to this community. The folks here are the nicest folks we have encountered throughout our tour! This is a great place to visit and we make 220 stops as we tour the country each year. Please tell the folks of the Lakes Region that we are blessed to stop here, and “thank you” for having us!” True words of the quote! We pray that we have not forgotten anyone. If we have, we apologize, it was not intended! Again, “Thank you all”, for attending the Circus and supporting the” Main Street Initiative” its members. If you liked the show, tell a member and share your positive thoughts about the show! One last note if we may, a special thank you to the neighbors of Memorial Park. You have been kind in allowing us to be a part of your neighborhood again this year! Don R. Vachon Drew Senical 2012 Kelly-Miller Circus, Laconia Co-Chairmen
If Obama’s father had been a white African we’d hear none of this To the editor, Mr. Stephenson, in your latest letter, you called me ignorant. I assume that is because I do not share your views, share Rush Limbaugh’s insane ranting, share the inaccurate and onesided view of Fox News or share Donald Trump’s ridiculous conspiracy theories. However that doesn’t make me ignorant, it just means I prefer living in the real world. I firmly believe that if our president’s father had been a white Kenyan he would have been accepted and all these insults, derogatory comments and absurd theories would never have materialized. You see I am not naive. I know that there are people in the USA that still do not believe a person of color should be the president. As if that should make any difference. In the USA we have many people who have a set of parents one of which is a U.S. citizen and the other a citizen of another country living here under permanent visa status. The children born of these unions, on U.S. soil, are American citizens. That is the reality that seemed to get forgotten and is addressed in our Constitution which makes it the law.
I choose to be honest with my words and beliefs and I choose to be forthright with my words. I choose to accept people for the way they interact with me. I have family and friends of various skin tones and they are all the same — human beings. Unfortunately, I see the haters using other tactics to voice their hate rather then to admit the hate is generated by their racist beliefs. Let’s face the simple fact no one wants to be called a racist. Instead of speaking straight out they come up with all these ridiculous statements and theories and use coded phrases. You continuously state you have all this proof that the president was not born on U.S. soil. So, if you have it, why haven’t you published it for all to see? The information proving the president was born on U.S. soil has been published and you still choose to dispute those legal documents. It has been my experience that those who brag about what they know or have (but never show it) are actually just talking to hear themselves talk. SO SHOW US YOUR EVIDENCE. Nancy Parsons Laconia
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LETTERS Reality of the Bible is overwhelming to those with open eyes
Question before us is whether universe needed a God to exist
To the editor, In 1979, researchers at the Laetoli, Tanzania, site in East Africa discovered human footprints in volcanic ash deposits over 3.6-million years old. Mary Leakey and other archaeologist stated that they were indistinguishable from modern humans. Since then, scientist in Africa have been finding similar finds of remarkably human bones. In 1965, Bryan Patterson and W.W. Howells found bones that were surprisingly identical to modern human bones in Kanapoi, Kenya. The femur was determined to be over 4-million years old. In 1913 German scientist Hans Reck found a complete anatomically modern human skeleton at Olduci Gorge, Tasmania that was found to be 1-million years old. In the 1960’s Louis leaky found stone tools over 200,000 years old at Calico Southern California. Up to that time it was believed that humans had not been in the new world until 12,000 years ago. Einstein said “it may be heuristically useful to keep in mind what one has observed. But on principle it is quite wrong to try grounding a theory on observable quantities alone. In reality the opposite happens it is the theory which determines what we can observe”. The shoe print found in Nevada in 1922. The Triassic rock formation was tested at 213-million years old. In my high school years we were taught that there were no horses in the New World until the Spaniards brought them here. A false assumption. A toy horse mounted on wheels were found among Aztec ruins. We were also taught that the ancient inhabitants did not have wheels . Another false teaching. A drilling rig in Texas brought up a crystal horse. It was several hundred feel down. Confusing adaptability to evolution is a misnomer . Archaeologist in Maine several decades ago found skeletons of Native Americans who had adapted to surviving upon the lakes. Their legs were shorter. Their shoulders were larger than normal, due to paddling the canoe. The concept of withholding informa-
To the editor, I would like to address the letters from Mr. McCoy and Hillarie Goldstein. To Mr. McCoy I say, I hardly have all the answers but I certainly think my answers are better than yours. Being a huge science and history fan since childhood, I think my perspectives are more firmly grounded in fact, logic and common sense. As far as how things got where they are, everything happened according to the laws of physics. The latest discovery of the Higgs Boson particle at the collider in Europe was predicted by physicist Peter Higgs decades ago. It fits what the science predicted which is the hallmark of firmly established theories. Creationism isn’t science because you can’t predict anything with it nor can you devise an experiment to support the idea. Another major component of the scientific method is that one has to be able to create experiments to disprove an idea. That is how they test ideas over time. Creationism has none of these requirements. The question that is before us is whether the universe needed a God to exist. If God could be uncaused then it is logical that the universe could be, too. It just may be that the entire universe is just as self-existent as God is to you. You can’t get around that. We may never know but to invent a God for all the things we are yet to understand is not how a logical mind works. Your question reminds me of how thunder and lightning were perceived by primitive peoples. To them, thunder, lightning, floods, earthquakes, etc must be from the gods. That is because they didn’t have any better answers at the time. That is how I look at the Bible; it reflects the thinking of primitive cultures with primitive knowledge and technology. I am reminded of Thomas Jefferson’s admonition to his nephew Peter Carr in the 1780s. He said to “question with boldness the existence of God” because if there be a God, it will homage reason over blindfolded fear. That frees the mind
tion that disrupts a common belief or theory is not unheard of. In reality it is fraudulent. The Kennewick man was determined to be much older than any Native American remains. President Clinton ordered it returned to the place it was found. It was found on Native American property. Proving that Caucasians were here first would upset and discredit some who would rather adhere to their theory than search for truth. The Ashfall, Nebraska archeological digs. Have you heard of them? Probably not. Darwinists avoid it The reliability of the Bible is overwhelming to those who’s eyes are open. It is of many people and how they caused troubles for themselves. Archeologists have been locating evidence for the last hundred years to substantiate the Bible. A story book to the Bible bashers who fail to grasp its message and history. It is consistent with science. “It is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth (Isaiah 40:22) Ecclesiastes 1:6 states that the winds move in cyclone patterns and Job tells us that light is in motion (Job 38: 19-20) These were written thousands of years before Christopher Columbus, satellite or Einstein’s calculations. “The laws of science, as we know them at present, contain many fundamental numbers... the values of these numbers seem to have been very finely adjusted to make possible the development of life.” Professor Steven Hawkins. “ The impression of design is overwhelming”. Professor Paul Davies. In Tinker v. Des Moines Independent School District, The U.S. Supreme Court stated “ It can hardly be argued that either students or teachers shed their constitutional rights to freedom of speech or expression at the schoolhouse gate”. Once man mocks God he closes the door to light and knowledge. And opens a window to illusions that distort his mind like a kaleidoscope. He denies the existence of his very soul and dies within. And becomes a useful tool to the great deceiver. Gene F. Danforth Danbury
Making people drive to Concord for driver’s license makes no sense To the editor, Closing the other DMV places was not a great idea! Now people have to drive to Concord, stand in a big long line for hours, pay extra for gas and more for their licence. (No senior discount there!) Speaking of seniors there was an old man there that had just had eye surgery and could not pass the eye test, but had to have paperwork for the eye doctor. Do you think someone could have let him sit and go get the paper for him? No! He had to get in line and all he had to hold onto was a post and straps. Finally two very nice men let him go in front of them so he could go further up in line. People renewing their license had to stand in line for hours! People doing drivers tests and people that didn’t speak English had a place to sit, but there was not place
for seniors. Can’t they either open up more places to go or hire more people in Concord? Can they also have a special place for seniors? The line was the length of the building. They seem to think that everyone has a computer to do it online, but we don’t. Some of us cannot afford computers or Internet or cell phones. Especially seniors! Every Time cut backs happen its us they do it to! Anyway, there was a time when people protected the older generation. Helping them across the street, getting them a chair, giving them an arm to lean on. Thank you guys for letting the man go in front of your in line, that doesn’t happen very often. Most people don’t care. The DMV should. Diana Field Franklin
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and gives one peace. After all, supposedly God gave us a frontal lobe to reason with so why would God want us to throw it out for special circumstances? To Hillarie I say, I agree with your statement that religious people can’t be barred from contributing but there are limits. You cite the first amendment but the amendment has two sections. One is the free exercise clause and the other is the establishment clause. The first says believe any way you wish and the second says the government can’t promote any one religion or religious idea. That means no law can be based on a religious doctrine. It gets muddy in situations where a Christian may want to pass welfare programs to fit the ethics of the Sermon on the Mount while a progressive atheist may want to do the same only because they care a lot. They agree and religion isn’t needed for it to get done. The founders knew the bloody history of Christianity and took steps to prevent it on this continent. The constitution also bans religious tests for oaths of office. Such oaths firmly established a favored religion in government. Did you know that N.H. required any office holder to be Protestant until 1877? UGLY STATE! Banning such oaths in 1789 made clear that the government took no sides on the issue. So if one wants to pass a law solely because it is Biblical “law”, it is unconstitutional. The 14th Amendment is clear about equal treatment under the law and that is why anti-gay laws will crumble. Whether you feel one’s sexual orientation is inherent or a choice it matters not because the constitution guarantees equal protection and due process under the law. America means choice while religion disparages it. I happen to believe sexual orientation has biological origins and I could cite a hundred reasons and examples throughout nature and history. James Veverka Tilton
Reardon scandal pales in comparison to Lynch’s FRM debacle To the editor, Why would the Reardon scandal be considered the most serious scandal of Governor Lynch’s administration, as it was recently described? The Reardon case involved just a few thousand dollars of unemployment benefits to someone. The FRM cover up scandal involving Gov. Lynch, Kelly Ayotte and Peter Hildreth involved the loss of more than one hundred million dollars, for some people the loss of their homes and life savings and even some lost their lives. It has been proven that these losses were the fault of Gov. Lynch’s administration but he refuses to consider reimbursing any of the victims. He allowed Peter Hildreth to retire with full benefits and Kelly Ayotte has been elected to a higher office. She said U.S. Atty. General Holder shouldn’t be allowed to investigate himself but she supported the N.H. AG’s office to investigate itself even though the N.H. AG’s office had by their own admission failed in their
plaints about FRM multiple times, which amounted to allowing the Ponzi scheme to continue unobstructed. It should be clearly understood that both Kelley Ayotte and Peter Hildreth were re-appointed to their positions by Governor Lynch and that both positions reported directly to Governor Lynch. What do these failures of the executive branch of N.H. government say about Governor Lynch’s management capabilities? Was he hands off? Apparently. How can the Reardon case even be remotely compared to the FRM failure of the executive branch of N.H. government? It can’t. Governor Lynch promised a squeaky clean government should he become governor. He has not delivered on his promise. The failures of the N.H. executive branch under the leadership of Governor Lynch should forever own their massive failings as their legacy. N.H. deserves much better than we have received. Thelma Bean
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Why in God’s name do we allow mentally ill people to buy war guns? To the editor, The tragedy in Colorado demonstrates, once again, the lethal potential of assault weapons, which are designed for killing more people, more rapidly. They are built for that very function — mass assaults! We know they’ll never be a total ban on handguns! The NRA and many hand gun owners will not permit that to happen. But why, in God’s name, allow mentally ill people, and anyone else for that matter, to purchase a weapon used in war, to become just another household item? Consider an assault weapon as a bomb designed to kill, or injure, sev-
eral people at one time — and in the hands of an insane person. Is this the law of the land? Have we totally lost our rational and sense of responsibility that protects us from undo harm? Laws that should apply to all our citizens and make them safe from this rampant violence — for the sake of gun ownership? We don’t have to worry about Middle Eastern countries. Their threat in minimal, at best. Worry about laws that allow mass killings made possible by hand-held WMDs! Leon R. Albushies Gilford
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which turned out to be a taxpayer bailout, therefore, funded by us. He is hiding Bain because he isn’t to sure when he stopped working there — 1999 or 2002. His political resume isn’t to good either. His tax returns are interesting I’ve heard, so interesting that only John McCain has seen them. He quickly called Sarah Palin for his VP choice — hmm, wonder what was in them. So, Shelden Edelson is funding the Republican party this year hoping to buy a president and a Supreme Court due to his impending problems in Macau and his gambling empire — just an educated guess. Lastly, Fisker Automotive is located in Anaheim CA, since 2007, and is planning to build in Delaware by 2113. They are a world-wide company with a HOME base of the USA — not the other way around. Jon Hoyt Franklin
To the editor, You keep on saying we can’t tax the wealthy because they are the JOB CREATORS, so where are the jobs that they are going to create. You have been saying this for many years now and they have yet to create any jobs, at least any that stay in this country. So I say TAX the SOBs and maybe they will create a job or two or maybe, as usual, they will save all their money to bribe (meaning donate to) the next set of politicians. At least Obama has tried to create or invest in our country, much to the dismay of the Republicans. Most of the time the Republicans have blocked or fillibustered any jobs bill hoping to make Obama look bad. They figure to win the election because we are so stupid and are not watching what they are doing, NOTHING, to help this country. Romney figures to win on his business record which has shrunk to the Olympic games, only
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I come for lakes & scenery but Interlakes Theatre has been big bonus To the editor, Are you aware of what a treasure you have in the musical “Annie” at Interlakes Summer Theatre? And what a bunch of talented kids you have here as evidenced in the gaggle of “orphans” in the show. They are surrounded by Broadway quality actors, including a twelve year old Annie who will steal your heart! I am here
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This view of the infamous intersection of Routes 3 and 11-B at Weirs Beach shows the lines Department of Transportation workers painted on the asphalt to mark travel lanes when construction work on a new roundabout stopped for a summer break. Ward 6 Councilor Armand Bolduc has suggested the intersection now be left as is but DOT officials have countered that the intersection is still not as safe as it should be during heavy traffic periods. Of particular concern is traffic headed northwest on Rte. 11-B (center, background) that is attempting to merge onto Rte. 3. DOT officials note that some drivers just ignore the painted lines and create their own pattern, as the vehicle in the center of this photo is doing. (Laconia Daily Sun photo/Ed Engler)
JUNCTION from page one The DOT concedes that the temporary layout appears to function, but insists that the efficiency and safety of the intersection will deteriorate as the volume of traffic increases. In particular, the temporary layout fails to serve vehicles on Rte. 11-B, which would find it increasingly difficult to turn either northbound or southbound on to Rte. 3. Likewise, southbound traffic on Rte. 3 would be unable to bypass vehicles waiting to turn left on to Rte. 11-B, causing congestion on the Weirs Channel Bridge and several private driveways. Vehicles on Rte. 11-B seeking to join the flow of traffic on Rte. 3 are at risk of collision under the temporary layout, according to DOT. A roundabout, where all traffic moves in the same direction WYATT from page one Wyatt Park, took the initiative when the council considered carrying forward encumbered balances, or monies appropriated for specific purposes in past years that for various reasons have not been spent, which included $25,000 appropriated in 2010 and $15,710 appropriated in 2009 for playground equipment. She suggested adding $25,000 appropriated for playground equipment in the 2012-2013 budget to the encumbered balance of $40,710 and applying the total — $65,710 — to Wyatt Park. Councilor Armand Bolduc (Ward 6) reminded the council that plans for reconfiguring and improving Wyatt Park were under consideration and cautioned “don’t do work now then do it over again next year. It’s going to be a waste.” The lukewarm reaction prompted Baer to remark that “for some reason the South End and Wyatt Park don’t seem to get their fair share.” She told the councilors that “lots of things could be done this year, before next spring. We’re not talking about major renovations. It’s not a big park.” City Manager Scott Myers assured the council that some immediate improvements could be made, like adding picnic tables and benches, without doing anything permanent that would impede the planned reconfiguration of the park next year. “I’d just like to see them (the Parks and Recreation Department) get off the dime and do something at
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WEIRS from page one talked to her abutters and has no interest in how it affects us.” The tension between the two property owners is only the most recent of several similar disputes between those offering entertainment and those selling sleep. “It’s an age old problem,” said City Councilor Ava Doyle, whose Sun Valley Cottages are very near the Heat restaurant and across the street from the Broken Spoke Saloon. In 2009, the Weirs Beach Lobster Pound and Naswa Resort met stiff resistance from innkeepers and residents when they proposed amending the ordinance to permit amplified music until midnight seven nights a week between Memorial Day and Columbus Day. A year later the City Council rejected a compromise that would have extended the hours only on Fridays and Saturdays. When Anthony and Jay Santagate, owners of the Tower Hill Tavern, applied to convert the second floor of their building to a music venue in 2011, neighboring hotel and cottage owners objected. The Planning Board hired an acoustic engineer to review the Santagate’s plan for containing the sound who is expected to submit his recommendations shortly. This spring Christina Contardo proposed staging an electronic music festival over two nights in August on 6.5 acres of open ground in the woods west of Funspot. After initially asking to extend the hours to 2 a.m. she agreed to midnight in the face of opposition and abandoned the project when the council refused to relax the limits prescribed by the ordinance. “I am going by the letter of the law,” said Cook, who noted that her permit mirrors those granted to other venues, including the Lobster Pound, Broken Spoke Saloon, Boot Hill Saloon, Naswa Resort and Marketplace. She said that she has booked three outdoor concerts in August and hopes to add to the list while also making the space available to farmers’s markets, flea markets and craft shows. “It’s all part of the plan for from preceding page he said, noting that the project was among the strategic goals set by the council earlier in the year. . . . . . The council scheduled a public hearing on a resolution to borrow $1.1-million for capital expenditures for August 13. The borrowing includes $380,000 for a fire engine to replace Engine Number One, $580,000 to replace vehicles at the Department of Public Works and $140,000 to construct a storage building at the Department of Public Works. . . . . . The council authorized
the property,” she said. Heavey expressed concerned that Cook could offer amplified music seven days a week. Pine Hollow, he described as “a family campground” that draws the elderly and new borns and everyone in between. Some stay the whole season, others for a week or two and someone just for a weekend.” Heavey said that that his patrons have come to expect Motorcycle Week, explaining that some of his seasonal campers leave during the rally. “One said he would bill for their hotel room,” he joked. But, the prospect of live music next door throughout the summer Heavey said “is just a little over the top.” He conceded that Cook is entitled to earn a living from her property, but “not at the expense vacationers and campers.” He suggested that she could move the music inside. He said that city officials assured him they would monitor concerts at the Heat for sound, but for the moment remarked “I guess I can only wait and see.” Cook confessed that she had not spoken directly with Heavey, noting that the two have had differences in the past and doubting they could reach agreement. At the same time, she stressed that “I am willing to address anyone’s reasonable concerns.” However, she insisted that entertainment draws people to The Weirs. “If it’s quiet nobody comes back,” she said. “Nobody goes on vacation to go to sleep at 10 o’clock. “ Cook acknowledged that residential development has altered the character of The Weirs, calling it “a game changer.” Planning Director Shanna Saunders estimates some 1,500 units have been permitted in the last decade. Moreover, a number of motels and cottage colonies have been converted to condominium ownership. “Everybody is going to Meredith because they have hotels,” said Cook, who believes the economy of The Weirs now depends on offering opportunities for entertainment. “This is about the identity of The Weirs,” she remarked. Diane Cooper, manager of the Laconia Airport, to accept a grant of $80,167 from the Federal Aviation Administration toward the design and permitting of fencing at key locations at the airport. The fencing was recommended by the United States Department of Agriculture as a public safety measure after a wildlife hazard assessment at the airport last year. The Airport Authority will contribute $6,500 to match the grant and meet the full cost of the project. — Michael Kitch
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The former Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church in Lakeport has been purchased by the Evangelical Baptist Church of Laconia for $700,000. (Laconia Daily Sun photo/Adam Drapcho)
CHURCH from page one The campus of the former Our Lady of the Lakes is three buildings — the sanctuary that also has classrooms in the lower level; the gymnasium; and the convent. Most of the buildings were built in the mid 1960s. Provan said the Evangelical Baptist Church is renting office space in the Strafford House and hopes to relocate the offices to the former convent by September 1. As for the church itself, he said the goal is to be holding services there by January 2013. Provan said the Evangelical Baptist Church has had two separate capital campaigns over the past four years to put together enough money to relocate from their current home in the historic church building on Veteran’s Square. He said the Church is working with a realtor to sell the church, which was originally located on the corner in front to the library. “We are excited, we really are, “Provan said. He said they have already hired an architect and are looking to hire a contract to being
some work on the sanctuary and the classrooms. According to a record of the accounting distributed at masses held at the St. Andre Bessette over the weekend, there was a deposit of $4,500, the real estate stamp cast $5,250 and the realtor’s commission was $56,000. Of the $634,250 of the amount due from the Evangelical Baptist Church to St. Andre Bessette, there is a promissory note from the Baptist to the Catholics for $230,000 that Provan said it payable over five years. The amount paid to St. Andre Bessette Parish was $404,250 of which $307,758 was paid to the Diocese for assessments, insurances and loans for 2012. An additional $68,223 was used to satisfy a $68,233 loan to Sacred Heart Cemetery. The balance of $28,257 is in the parish saving’s account while some of the proceeds from the promissory note will go to satisfy the balance of a $70,000 loan by St. Andre Bessette to the Sacred Heart Cemetery.
Gilford man charged with trying to strangle his wife GILFORD — A local man was ordered held on $5,000 cash bail after allegedly strangling his wife during an argument the two had over a distributor cap. Police said Michael Balch, 46, of 14 Flower Drive allegedly held the victim down on a love seat with his knees while twisting his hand and squeezing the victim’s throat, “enough to leave a large red area on the front of her throat and fingers marks of the left side of her neck.” She told police she had to kick him in the stomach
to make his stop. The victim told police that Balch often didn’t get along well with people and this was exacerbated when he drank. She said he had been “on edge” for the past few days. According to police, Balch also damaged the victim’s car by breaking the windshield and the side window of her car. He is charged with one count of second-degree assault and one count of criminal mischief. — Gail Ober
HEPATITIS from page 3 April 2011 until May, when he was fired after the outbreak was discovered. According to court documents, Kwiatkowski told investigators he did not steal drugs, is “not a shooter,” and is scared of needles. He also said he was allergic to fentanyl, the powerful anesthetic he’s accused of stealing, though medical records indicate he was given the drug during a medical procedure in 2011. Former co-workers in other states told investigators that Kwiatkowski was known for telling false
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MAINE GUNS from page 3 Donovan said. “It’s very scary.” In New Hampshire, Courtois’ former boss said he heard from the FBI on Sunday night and was told that Courtois had named him as his intended target. The man, who asked not to be identified because of the ongoing investigation, said Courtois worked as an insurance agent in his firm from 1995 to 2000. “I hadn’t heard from him in 10 years so I was rather surprised. Only after the fact did I realize that if it were not for police stopping him, I could’ve wound up a dead person,” he said.
The man said Courtois was a good employee who left his job voluntarily. He was offered a share of the business but didn’t like the payment amount offered to him when he left, the man said. Courtois was charged with speeding and possession of a concealed weapon. He made an initial appearance in Springvale District Court on Monday afternoon and was ordered held on bail, Donovan said. The officer did not know the amount. Both the York County district attorney’s office and the U.S. attorney’s office are reviewing the case.
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School Division was won by the “Blue Bulldogs,” Christopher Marden, Doug Price, Trevor Hunt, Corey Derosier and Kaleb Hibbard. Aidan Dean, Jake Sullivan, Jake Sykes and Josh Emond of team “Something” won the High School Division. The Adult Division was won by Brady O’Neil, Drew Forsberg and Christian Birt of “Sharp Shooters.” “The positive sportsmanship that was shown by every single age group was absolutely outstanding,” said Lovisek. Bob Champlin, superintendent of schools, added, “It was a hoot.” “Thank you to everyone that was involved, it was a fantastic effort,” said Lovisek, adding that the tournament will be held again in 2013. — Adam Drapcho
PENN STATE from page 2 dozen alumni and students gasped, groaned and whistled as they watched Emmert’s news conference. The news was a crushing blow to many students. Nicole Lord, a senior, questioned why Penn State’s student body, and especially its athletes, should be punished “for the wrongs of three men and a monster.” “They keep breaking our hearts and breaking our hearts and breaking our hearts,” she said. Sandusky, a former member of Paterno’s coaching staff, was found guilty in June of sexually abusing 10 boys over 15 years, sometimes on campus. An investigation commissioned by the school and released July 12 found that Paterno, who died of lung cancer in January at age 85, and three other top officials at Penn State concealed accusations against Sandusky for fear of bad publicity. The NCAA’s punishment was announced a day after the school took down a statue of Paterno that stood outside Beaver Stadium. The sanctions will make it difficult for the Nittany Lions to compete at the sport’s highest level. Raising the specter of an exodus of athletes, the NCAA said current or incoming football players are free to immediately transfer and compete at another school. For a university that always claimed to hold itself to a higher standard — for decades, Paterno preached “success with honor” — Monday’s announcement completed a stunning fall from grace. Paterno’s family said in a statement that the sanctions “defame the legacy and contributions of a great coach and educator.” “This is not a fair or thoughtful action; it is a panicked response to the public’s understandable revulsion at what Sandusky did,” the family said. Emmert said the penalties reflect “the magnitude of these terrible acts” and also “ensure that Penn State will rebuild an athletic culture that went horribly awry.” He said the NCAA considered imposing the death penalty, or a complete shutdown of football for a season or more, but worried about the collateral damage. “Suspension of the football program
would bring with it significant unintended harm to many who had nothing to do with this case,” Emmert said. “The sanctions we have crafted are more focused and impactful than that blanket penalty.” Gov. Tom Corbett expressed gratitude that Penn State escaped the death penalty, saying it would have had a “severe detrimental impact on the citizens of State College, Centre County and the entire commonwealth of Pennsylvania.” A drop-off in attendance and revenue could damage both the university, where the football team is a moneymaker that subsidizes other sports, and much of central Pennsylvania, where Saturday afternoon football at Penn State is an important part of the economy. But given Penn State’s famously ardent fans and generous benefactors, the precise economic impact on Penn State and Happy Valley, as the surrounding area is known, remains unclear. First-year coach Bill O’Brien, who was hired to replace Paterno, will have the daunting task of trying to keep players from fleeing the program while luring new recruits. “I knew when I accepted the position that there would be tough times ahead,” O’Brien said. Already, at least one recruit, Ross Douglas, a defensive back from Avon, Ohio, backed out of his commitment. Douglas told Rivals.com on Monday: “We prepared ourselves for it, and today was just the icing on the cake. I love Penn State to death, but I have to do what’s best for me, and I’m going to look elsewhere.” Separately, the Big Ten announced that Penn State will not be allowed to share in the conference’s bowl revenue during the NCAA’s postseason ban, an estimated loss of about $13 million. Emmert fast-tracked the penalties rather than go through the usual circuitous series of investigations and hearings. The NCAA said the $60 million fine is equivalent to the annual gross revenue of the football program. The money will go toward outside programs devoted to preventing child sexual abuse or assisting victims.
Slumping Red Sox pounded in Texas, 9-1 ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Scott Feldman, starting after Roy Oswalt was scratched with back tightness, threw seven strong innings to lead the Texas Rangers to a 9-1 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night. Feldman (4-6) won his fourth straight decision and pitched his longest outing since throwing eight innings on June 2, 2010. He gave up one earned run and seven hits with five strikeouts. Just before the game started, it was learned Texas starting pitcher Colby Lewis will miss the rest of the season because of a torn flexor tendon in his right elbow that will require surgery. Martin Perez, who was called up on Monday after Lewis was placed on the disabled list, will start Tuesday’s game against the Red Sox, but he would have been available out of the bullpen if Feldman had faltered early. In three games against Boston this season, the Rangers have outscored the Red Sox 33-7. Ian Kinsler went 3-for-4 and Craig Gentry went 2-for-4 with an RBI for Texas. Josh Hamilton and Mike Napoli both had two RBIs in the Rangers’ first home game since July 8. Boston’s only run came on a home run by Jarrod
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FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Europe is on the brink again. The region’s debt crisis flared on Monday as fears intensified that Spain would be next in line for a government bailout. A recession is deepening in Spain, the fourthlargest economy that uses the euro currency, and a growing number of its regional governments are seeking financial lifelines to make ends meet. The interest rate on Spanish government bonds soared in a sign of waning market confidence in the country’s ability to pay off its debts. The prospect of bailing out Spain is worrisome for Europe because the potential cost far exceeds what’s available in existing emergency funds. Financial markets are also growing uneasy about Italy, another major European economy with large debts and a feeble economy. Stocks fell sharply across Europe and around the world. Germany’s DAX plunged 3.18 percent. Britain’s FTSE dropped 2 percent and France’s CAC 40 fell 2.89 percent. In midday trading on Wall Street, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 1.35
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Yankee Brass Band performing in Gilford on Thursday GILFORD — The Yankee Brass Band, which performs original music of the mid-19th century on antique horns, will present a free concert at the First United Methodist Church in Gilford on Thursday, July 26 at 7 p.m.. Band members include professional musicians from around the country under the leadership of Paul Maybery of Chatfield Minnesota. For over 25 years, the Yankee Brass Band has entertained audiences throughout New England and championed the cause of “historically informed performance” within the field of American Band music. Using rare and authentic period music instruments, and outfitted in appropriate uniforms, the Yankee Brass Band presents the music of “The Golden Age of Bands” in much the same manner as in the mid- to late 19th century. From a scholarly point of view, the band strives for
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MEREDITH — Interlakes Summer Theatre’s Junior Interns continue their 5th Anniversary Children’s Series with a fun filled musical adaptation of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” which will be performed Friday and Saturday at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the Inter-Lakes High School auditorium. Tap your imagination and join Charlie Bucket as he’s swept up in Wonkamania. The legendary candy man Willy Wonka has announced that five golden tickets hidden in chocolate bars sent around the globe will guarantee the finders a tour of the Wonka FacInterlakes Summer Theatre’s Junior Interns continue their 5th Anniversary Children’s Series with a tory and it’s Charlie’s fun filled musical adaptation of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” Friday and Saturday. (Courtesy only wish to discover photo) one. The high energy show features hilarious comedy, musical mayhem, Ellett (musical director), Jordan Haskins (choreogradancing Oompa Loompas, and a call to creativity. pher), Sam Vawter (production designer), and Lindsey The cast is filled with local children includBrissette (stage manager) guides the young cast. ing Hannah Touhy of Holderness, Abby Scott of Charlie runs less than an hour and will be perTamworth, Margaret Gocha of Plymouth, Skyler formed at the air conditioned Interlakes HS AuditoAlexander of Grafton, Kellee Gilcreast of Moultonrium on July 27 and 28 at both 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. All borough, Jeanne Puglisi and Maya Yelle of Center tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the InterHarbor, Michelle and Emma Joanis of Windham, lakes Summer Theatre box office. Robbie Sassan, Kayla Sassan, Megan Fountain, For more information regarding show times and Julie Harrington, Emily Wild, and John Findlay of the rest of Interlakes Summer Theatre summer Meredith, and Bryan Rowell of Braintree, MA. lineup contact the box office at 1-888-245-6374, or A professional team of Mark Hoffner (director), Emily visit www.interlakestheatre.com.
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MOULTONBOROUGH — The Moultonborough Hazard Mitigation Plan Committee will begin the process of updating its 2007 Hazard Mitigation Plan on Wednesday July 25 at 9 a.m. at the Ernest Davis Meeting Room at the Moultonborough Town Hall. The committee, which is representative of a variety of local interests, will focus on the natural and manmade hazards that put Moultonborough at risk as well as the development of recommendations to protect the safety and well being of town residents. Residents of Moultonborough and representatives from neighboring communities are encouraged to attend and provide input.
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turing a melting pot of homemade baked beans, the chicken BBQ and lots more family fun. The silent auction runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the live auction featuring Rev. “Honest John” Fischer starts at 1 p.m., and the famously delicious chicken BBQ begins at 5:30 p.m. Admission is free, rain or shine, with proceeds benefiting the Union Congregational Church. In addition, there will be a $2-a-Bag Sale the following day, Sunday, July 29, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the church basement. There are always great items left from the “Hebron Boutique” rummage sale. Come stuff a shopping bag full of clothes for only $2. Also on Sunday afternoon check out what’s remaining under the white elephant and book tents. For additional information visit hebronchurchnh. org or contact the church office at 744-5883.
MEREDITH — Free computer classes are being offered at the Meredith Public Library In addition to the traditional classroom style, the library also offers one-on-one classes scheduled by appointment only. Those who need help downloading library books on their Kindle, who aren’t sure how to get their e-mail working on their iPad or whose laptop has slowed to a snail’s pace can schedule an appointment with the library’s resident tech expert by calling 279-4303. There is no charge.
People can also call and register for any of the following traditional classes: — Make a Free Website with Weebly-Friday, July 27, 3-4 p.m. Make a personal or business Website with the simple online editor, Weebly. — Social Networking-Thursday, August 2, 4-5 p.m. Come learn what social networking is and how to use Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Pinterest. — Total Google-Tuesday, August 7, 10-11 a.m. More than searching, Google offers email, video chatting, see next page
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MOULTONBOROUGH — The regular monthly meeting of the Lakes Region Tea Party will be held at the Moultonborough Public Library on Thursday, July 26, at 7 p.m. Kevin Smith, a Republican Gubernatorial candidate, will be guest speaker providing an opportunity to get his thoughts on current issues, pending legislation and possible legislation, and ask questions. All interested people who want to gather more information about today’s candidates are invited to attend this meeting. Please be advised this is simply an informational exchange, and not a rally, or an endorsement of a candidate.
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off containers, have them verified by a certified chemist, and then pick up an item that can be used in their home. This is a great way of using up hazardous products and diverting them from the waste stream. Water pollution may not come to mind when you decide to repaint your kitchen or stain your deck; however, oil-based paints and stains, along with many other products, can contaminate the Lakes Region’s water supply if disposed of improperly. Examples of other hazardous products include: most household cleaners, fluorescent bulbs, pool chemicals, and lawn and garden products. Most household products that have “Danger”, “Poison”, “Corrosive” or “Toxic” printed on the label need to be disposed of at a collection event, such as the collections held in the Lakes Region annually. Items that will not be accepted include: latex paints, propane tanks, tires, and alkaline batteries. Check with your local transfer station for proper disposal of these items. This annual collection process was initiated by the Lakes Region Planning Commission twenty-five years ago. In the past three years, more than 58,000 gallons of hazardous waste were collected from Lakes Region residents. Additionally, more than 20 miles of fluorescent bulbs and nearly 4,000 compact fluorescent bulbs were collected.
MEREDITH — This year, 24 Lakes Region communities are participating in the annual Lakes Region Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collections program which takes place on the next two Saturdays. On Saturday July 28, from 8:30 a.m to noon collections will be held in Belmont, Franklin, Gilford, and Meredith. On Saturday August 4 from 8:30 a.m. to noon collections will be held in Bristol, Center Ossipee, Laconia, and Moultonborough. Residents and taxpayers of Alexandria, Andover, Belmont, Bridgewater, Bristol, Center Harbor, Effingham, Franklin, Freedom, Gilford, Gilmanton, Hebron, Hill, Holderness, Laconia, Meredith, Moultonborough, New Hampton, Northfield, Ossipee, Sanbornton, Sandwich, Tamworth, and Tilton are eligible and encouraged to bring their hazardous waste products to the participating facility that is most convenient. To be assured of disposal, those taking part should not wait to come at the last minute; in the rare case that a site fills up or exceeds its budget, the gates may be closed before noon. When bringing hazardous material to the collection facilities, be advised that the quantity of hazardous waste accepted from each household is limited to ten gallons or fifty pounds. Products should be kept in their original containers with all the lids tightly secured. If there is a leak in the container, place it in a larger container and add an absorbent substance such as cat litter or paint hardener (available at your local hardware store). To ensure safe transport, products should be placed in a cardboard box in the trunk. This will also ensure a quick dropoff upon arrival. If heading to Laconia’s Public Works Garage for dropoff, check out their Swap Table. Here, residents can drop
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Three old barns & a carriage house on Science Center Barn Tour July 28 HOLDERNESS — It’s easy to forget, as we hike through dense forests, cruise the sparkling lakes, or golf the green links, that the first English settlers in central New Hampshire were farmers. These now wooded fields and hills were once bare of trees, lake shore was considered waste land, and no adult had much time in summer to play. Little now remains of the agrarian beginnings of New Hampshire. Most of the growing going on is in pampered gardens or in the steadily reforesting fields. Only the recycled farmsteads, and their sturdy barns, still testify to this lost legacy. And they and their successors also tell us much about the steady transition from self-sufficient farm, through gentleman farm and summer retreat, to the second home community New Hampshire’s Lakes Region is today. Some of the surviving barns, all in Holderness, and one carriage house in Center Harbor are on a barn tour, sponsored by the Squam Lake Natural Science Center to support the work of Kirkwood Gardens, on Saturday, July 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The True Farm dates to the early settler days and the barn there was probably built around 1820. It still retains the look of those early days. Science Center staff will be at True Farm to talk about the wildlife that often make a home in these iconic farm shelters.
This Carriage House in Center Harbor is one of four ﬁne buildings on the Science Center Barn Tour, Saturday July 28, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Courtesy photo)
The Pinehurst barn is an example of a barn that grew. Younger than the True Farm barn, it was probably built in the late 1800s when the farm had already begun the transition to gentleman’s farmhood. Like the summer colony around it, it was expanded through the years and is today one of the largest barns in the area. The Pemvale Barn literally rose from the ashes. Ancestors of the current owners originally came to
the area from Uxbridge, Massachusetts to work at a relatives boarding house. In 1908 they bought an existing farm, but shortly after settling into their new home the barn was struck by lightning and burned, along with other buildings on the property. For a time, while they rebuilt, the owners lived in the icehouse on the property. The new barn, built in 1910, was larger than the original and was a replica of their former barn in Uxbridge. Finally, and still representing the continued transition of the Lakes Region from agricultural community to vacation haven, the handsome carriage house at one of the former Dane properties in Center Harbor is modeled on a carriage house in Brookline Massachusetts. The four stops on this tour can be visited in any order; but regardless of the order, the narration of development and change of the Lakes Region is wonderfully demonstrated by these four fascinating buildings. This tour benefits the Kirkwood Gardens at Squam Lake Natural Science Center and is in affiliation with the Squam National Register Iniatiative and co-sponsored by the New Hampshire Preservation Alliance. Tickets for the tour can be obtained by calling or visiting the Science Center at 968-7194. Further information will be given out upon registration.
Conservation Trust offers slideshow and hike on Thursday, July 26 is the geology of the Ossipee Mountains on July 27 DQ Miracle Treat Day MOULTONBOROUGH — Smith College Geology Professor Robert Newton will present a slideshow about the geological features of the Ossipee Mountains and the formation of the Ossipee Ring Dike which will be held in the upstairs meeting room of the Castle in the Clouds’ Carriage House on Friday, July 27 from 9-10 a.m. followed by a hike to explore the geology of the Ossipee Mountains. This program is offered by the Lakes Region Conservation Trust as part of its 2012 guided excursions series. In addition, for those interested in learning about the geology of the Ossipee Mountains firsthand, there will be an opportunity to join Dr. Newton on a guided hike to the summit of Turtleback Mountain within the Lakes Region Conservation Trust’s Castle in the Clouds Conservation Area,. This moderate 7-mile round-trip hike, with a total elevation gain of 983 feet, will depart promptly at 10:15 a.m. and will return at 2:30 p.m. This excursion will be limited to 30 participants; preregistra-
tion is required (email@example.com; 603-253-3301). For additional details about the geology slideshow and hike, please visit LRCT’s website (www.lrct.org). The Lakes Region Conservation Trust (LRCT) offers guided excursions hiking, paddling, and snowshoeing trips year-round on and to conserved properties throughout the Lakes Region. The excursions provide a great opportunity to learn about and explore LRCT’s conserved lands with knowledgeable guides. In addition to the July 27 geology program, excursions this summer and fall will include a black bear presentation and walk with wildlife biologist Ben Kilham, hikes within spectacular LRCT-conserved landscapes throughout the region, paddles on Lake Winnipesaukee and Squam Lake, a night sky astronomy exploration over a conserved property, and a hike to the highest summit in the Ossipees. A schedule of upcoming excursions is posted on LRCT’s website (www.lrct.org). All LRCT guided excursions are free to all.
MANCHESTER — Circle K, Irving Oil and Special Olympics are teaming up to support more than 2,600 athletes in NH through the 2012 Fueling Dreams promotion. The annual fundraiser will run from July 9 to August 5 at Circle K stores and Irving dealer locations across the state. Local law enforcement officers will partner with local Special Olympics Programs and Circle K and Irving employees on July 28 for To Serve and Protect Day. This day-long event partners law enforcement officers, along with Special Olympics athletes, who pump gas and wash windows for donations at locations around the state. Throughout the three week promotion, Circle K stores are selling window clings to their customers as a way to raise money for Special Olympics. “Our continued partnership with Circle K and Irving in addition to providing great awareness of our Movement, allows Special Olympics New Hampshire to continue to live out our mission through the dollars raised from their support,” said Mary Conroy, Special Olympics New Hampshire (SONH) President. The three week promotion is the largest U.S.
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Police officers, Special Olympians pumping gas, washing windows July 28 in Fueling Dreams event
LACONIA — Thursday, July 26 is the seventh annual DQ Miracle Treat Day with Blizzard Treat sales benefiting local kids in need. On thay day participating Dairy Queen locations will donate one dollar or more from every Blizzard Treat sold to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, a charity that raises funds for 170 children’s hospitals across the United States and Canada. For more information, visit MiracleTreat Day.com.
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MEREDITH — Joan Schaeffer will discuss the amazing national parks of Costa Rica and opportunities for visitors and volunteers tonight at 6:30 p.m. at the Meredith Public Library. Schaeffer has traveled extensively and done volunteer work in Latin America. A former teacher, she speaks Spanish and French fluently. Her informative talk focuses on highlights of her travels to three of Costa Rica’s most beautiful and distinctly different national parks. She lives in Portsmouth, with her husband and two Golden Retrievers.
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MEREDITH — The Interlakes Summer Theatre is reducing prices for children under 18, for the rest of the run of ‘Annie’ through July 29. All children’s tickets for the reat of the run will be $10. Performances are Tuesday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at 7 p.m. with matinees on Wednesday and Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Inter-Lakes High School auditorium. For tickets and information call 1-888-245-6374. Adult tickets are $30/Seniors $26.
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By Holiday Mathis a gigantic hassle. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You may find yourself in the unfortunate position of having to point out someone’s shortcoming. Luckily, you have a talent for putting a positive spin on things. You’ll start by finding something nice to say. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). People have a way of getting under your skin by refusing to act sensibly or thoughtfully. Make sure that you’re rested and that your needs are met, and you’ll be impervious to irritation. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). The limitations placed in your path by the outside world are the least difficult to get past. The hardest limitations to break through are the ones you impose on yourself. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Enlist help and take care of unfinished business. You won’t be able to do it all on your own. Physically, you are capable, but unless you involve others, you’ll get too bored with the process. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). All you’re trying to do is make sure the people around you are treated fairly and treat one another fairly, too. Though it’s not your intention to start a movement, you will be the instigator of change. TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (July 24). Dreams are the fuel that speed you through this year. Whatever shape your refueling station takes, make a point to stop in, rest and recharge your batteries in August. September brings an important financial decision. You’ll move or change for love in November. You’ll sock away savings in January. Your lucky numbers are: 6, 25, 49, 30 and 25. Cancer and Sagittarius people adore you.
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ARIES (March 21-April 19). The most important thing to accomplish today is a state of relaxation. Being relaxed, you’ll either do a job or not do a job, and everyone will feel good about it either way. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). The sky may be above you, but it is also inside you. With every breath you take, you intermingle your essence with the sky and exhale your interpretation of the universe. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Someone’s tendency to over-share makes you very sensitive to the pitfalls of revealing information that’s not useful to the situation at hand. You’ll strive for a healthy balance between honesty and tact. CANCER (June 22-July 22). You’ll watch a problem from the sidelines and decide when and whether it would be right to intervene. Sooner would be better than later. Step in, give your two cents, and then get out. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You don’t see yourself as a guardian of truth who swoops down from on high to impart your wisdom to those who, without you, wouldn’t have a clue. Instead, you are learning along with everyone else -and loving the camaraderie. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). In the same way that compost can help a garden immensely, anger in the right measurement can be a positive dynamic that leads to growth. How much of it exists and how it’s directed will be key. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Your impulse to move is tempered by caution. He who hesitates may lose out, but that can be an extremely good thing if the thing you’re losing out on is
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––––––– ALMANAC ––––––– Today is Tuesday, July 24, the 206th day of 2012. There are 160 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 24, 1862, Martin Van Buren, the eighth president of the United States, and the first to have been born a U.S. citizen, died at age 79 in Kinderhook, N.Y., the town where he was born in 1782. On this date: In 1783, Latin American revolutionary Simon Bolivar was born in Caracas. In 1847, Mormon leader Brigham Young and his followers arrived in the Great Salt Lake Valley in present-day Utah. In 1866, Tennessee became the first state to be readmitted to the Union after the Civil War. In 1911, Yale University history professor Hiram Bingham III found the “Lost City of the Incas,” Machu Picchu, in Peru. In 1937, the state of Alabama dropped charges against four of the nine young black men accused of raping two white women in the “Scottsboro Case.” In 1952, President Harry S. Truman announced a settlement in a 53-day steel strike. In 1959, during a visit to Moscow, Vice President Richard Nixon engaged in his famous “Kitchen Debate” with Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev. In 1969, the Apollo 11 astronauts — two of whom had been the first men to set foot on the moon — splashed down safely in the Pacific. In 1974, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that President Richard Nixon had to turn over subpoenaed White House tape recordings to the Watergate special prosecutor. In 1983, a two-run homer by George Brett of the Kansas City Royals was disallowed after New York Yankees manager Billy Martin pointed out there was too much pine tar on Brett’s bat. However, American League president Lee MacPhail reinstated the home run. In 1987, Hulda Crooks, a 91-year-old mountaineer from California, became the oldest woman to conquer Mount Fuji, Japan’s highest peak. One year ago: Thousands of protesters angry about Spain’s brutal economic woes once again filled Madrid’s downtown Sol square after many had spent weeks marching hundreds of miles from far-flung cities across the country. Cadel (kuh-DEHL’) Evans won the Tour de France, becoming the first Australian champion in cycling’s greatest race. Today’s Birthdays: Actress Jacqueline Brookes is 82. Actor John Aniston is 79. Political cartoonist Pat Oliphant is 77. Comedian Ruth Buzzi is 76. Actor Mark Goddard is 76. Actor Dan Hedaya is 72. Actor Chris Sarandon is 70. Comedian Gallagher is 66. Actor Robert Hays is 65. Former Republican national chairman Marc Racicot is 64. Actor Michael Richards is 63. Actress Lynda Carter is 61. Movie director Gus Van Sant is 60. Country singer Pam Tillis is 55. Actor Paul Ben-Victor is 50. Actor Kadeem Hardison is 47. Actress-singer Kristin Chenoweth is 44. Actress Laura Leighton is 44. Actor John P. Navin Jr. is 44. Actress-singer Jennifer Lopez is 43. Basketball player-turned-actor Rick Fox is 43. Actor Eric Szmanda is 37. Actress Rose Byrne is 33. Actress Summer Glau is 31. Actress Elisabeth Moss is 30. Actress Anna Paquin is 30.
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CALENDAR TODAY’S EVENTS Performance of On Golden Pond at the Pitman’s Freight Room. 7 p.m. For more information or ticket prices call 707-7806 or go to www.OnGoldenPond.org. Winnipesaukee Playhouse presents the production of the English mystery ‘The Mousetrap’ sponsored by AutoServ Dealerships and Northeast Planning Associates, Inc. 7:30 p.m. in their Weirs Beach theater. Ticket cost is $24/adults and $22/seniors and students. Content may not be suitable for children under the age of 9. To book tickets call 366-7377. For more information visit www.winniplayhouse.org. Patrick’s Pub hosts a fundraising dinner to benefit the Gilford Police Relief Association and the K-9 program. 5-8 p.m. Raffle tickets for a 2012 Harley-Davidson Street Gilde motorcycle are available for $50 at various local venues. Tell the waiter you are there in support of the police drive fund so that half of the meal proceeds can be donated. The Wyatt Park-South End Revitalization Project holds a Kick-off &Forum. 7-8:30 p.m. at the Laconia Community Center. Doug Towle presents an illustrated collection of Grand Hotels of the White Mountains. 7:30 p.m. at the Old Town Hall in Gilmanton Iron Works. The museum will open at 7 p.m. Refreshments and social hour will precede the program. Franklin Regional Hospital hosts its Summer Farmer’s Market. 2-5 p.m. on the lawn at FRH. No fee for vendor participation. For more information or vendor registration forms call 934-2060 ext. 8369. Inter-Lakes Summer Theatre presents the musical ‘Annie’ featuring professional actors. 7:30 p.m. in the InterLakes Auditorium. For more information and ticket prices call 1-888-245-6374 or go to www.interlakestheatre.com. Chess Club meets at the Laconia Public Library on Tuesdays from 3 to 7 p.m. All ages and skill levels welcome. We will teach. Hands Across The Table free weekly dinner at St. James Episcopal Church on North Main Street in Laconia. 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Giggles & Grins playgroup at Family Resource Center in downtown Laconia (719 No. Main Street, Laconia). Free group for parents children from birth through age 5. For more information call 524-1741. (Every Tuesday) Moultonborough Toastmaster meeting. 6 p.m. at the town library. Everyone from surrounding towns also welcome to attend. Toastmasters develop speech practice that is self-paced and specific to an individuals needs. For more information call 476-5760. The Greater Lakes Region Chapter of Murdered Children for the families and friends of those who have died by violence meets at 6 p.m. on the 4th Tuesday of each month at the Laconia Police Department Community Room. For further information contact chapter leader Carmen Doucette’ at 524-7624 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 25 Winnipesaukee Playhouse presents the production of the English mystery ‘The Mousetrap’ sponsored by AutoServ Dealerships and Northeast Planning Associates, Inc. 7:30 p.m. in their Weirs Beach theater. Ticket cost is $24/adults and $22/seniors and students. Content may not be suitable for children under the age of 9. To book tickets call 366-7377. For more information visit www. winniplayhouse.org. The Laconia High School, Class of ‘48, will meet for lunch at Patrick’s Pub & Eatery in Gilford. Noon. Inter-Lakes Summer Theatre presents the musical ‘Annie’ featuring professional actors. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in the Inter-Lakes Auditorium. For more information and ticket prices call 1-888-245-6374 or go to www.interlakestheatre.com. Performance of On Golden Pond at the Pitman’s Freight Room. 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. For more information or ticket prices call 707-7806 or go to www.OnGoldenPond.org. Plymouth State University professor speaks on “Saving the Mountains: New Hampshire and the Creation of the National Forests”. 7 p.m. at the Ashland Railroad Station Museum. Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Hall Memorial Library events feature a special puppet show story time at 10:30 a.m. and an arts and crafts paper lanterns project at 3:30 p.m. for kids and tweens. The Thrifty Yankee (121 Rte. 25 - across from (I-LHS) collects donations of baby clothes, blankets and hygiene items for Baby Threads of N.H. every Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 279-0607. Laconia Elders Friendship Club meeting. 1:30 p.m. at the Leavitt Park Clubhouse. People 55 and older meet each Wednesday for fun, entertainment and education. Meetings provide an opportunity for older citizens to meet for pure social enjoyment and the club helps the community with philanthropic work.
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White Mountain National Forest Artists-in-residence giving gallery talk in Sandwich on Saturday CENTER SANDWICH — July’s White Mountain National Forest artists in Residence, Xavier Cortada and Juan Carlos Espinosa will speak about their stay in the forest on Saturday, July 28 at 11 a.m. at Patricia Ladd Carega Gallery. For the second year The White Mountain National Forest and The Arts Alliance of Northern New Hampshire have collaborated to bring exciting new talent to the forest. Miami based artists, Cortada and Espinosa have worked together on numerous projects that are related to their shared environmental concerns. Xavier Cortada is an eco-artist and Juan Carlos Espinosa is a composer and sound artist. While living at Meade base they have met with scientists, artists, trail crews, archeologists and members of the community to develop their ideas. The work on view is inspired by the forest and their experiences here. Dynamic and energetic these two artist have been up and down mountains absorbing science, color, form and sounds. Patricia Ladd Carega Gallery is located at 69 Maple Street. For more information visit www.patricialaddcarega.com or call 284-7728.
Elks help fund summer program in Franklin Krystal Alpers, director of the City of Franklin Parks & Recreation Department has announced there will be a summer program this year, along with an after school program during the school year and partial funding will be provided by the Franklin Elks Lodge #1280. The summer program will end on August 10. As a final celebration, there will be a family fun day, which will include a barbecue and a variety of games for the kids. Alpers said she is planning to use the Elks wonderful donation to help with the summer program. Pictured here are Grace Patterson, event supervisor for the City of Franklin Parks & Rec Department and Gina Paris, past exalted ruler of the Elks Lodge. For more information on the kids summer program or information regarding volunteering with the program, contact Alpers at 934-2119 or via e-mail to email@example.com. (Courtesy photo)
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WEDNESDAY, JULY 25 Duplicate bridge at the Weirs Beach Community Center. 7:15 p.m. All levels welcome. Snacks. Overeaters Anonymous offers a program of recovery from compulsive eating using the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of OA. Wednesday nights at 5:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Church in Belmont. Call and leave a message for Elizabeth at 630-9967 for more information. (Every Wednesday) Free knitting and crochet lessons. Drop in on Wednesdays any time between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. at Baby Threads workshop at 668 Main Street in Laconia (same building as Village Bakery). 998-4012. Narcotics Anonymous meeting. 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 18 Veterans Square in Laconia. TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) group meeting. 5:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church in Meredith. Concord Transplant Support Group. 7 p.m. in Room 5C at Concord Hospital. Open to all pre- and post-transplant patients, friends and family. For more information call Yoli at 224-4767.
Lamontagne guest speaker at GOP spaghetti dinner PLYMOUTH — The next Pemi-Baker Valley Republican Committee (PBVRC) All You Can Eat Spaghetti Dinner will be held Saturday, July 28, at the American Legion Hall, 37 Main Street in Ashland. The dinner runs from 5-7 p.m. Ovide Lamontagne, candidate for governor, is this month’s featured speaker. He is scheduled to speak around 6:30 p.m.The event is open to the public and people are invited to bring the family, feast on
PUBLIC NOTICE Town of Gilmanton Planning Board PO Box 550, Gilmanton, New Hampshire 03237 (603) 267-6700 Gilmanton Zoning Ordinance Table of Uses Survey The Gilmanton Planning Board will be conducting a Land Use Survey from July 21 st to August 6th. The purpose of the survey is to receive comments from Residents pertaining to the expansion of the Zoning Ordinance Table of Uses. Public comments are very important in assisting the Planning Board with economic development moving forward. A strong well rounded tax base is vital to community development and can help ease residential property tax burden on the individual taxpayer. Upon completion of the survey period, (August 6, 2012) the Planning Board will begin discussions regarding new business/commercial/industrial uses based on the survey results. The Board meets on the 2nd Thursday each month, at the Academy Building, 503 Province Road, and welcomes the public to engage in meaningful discussions during the process. The survey can be printed from the Town Webpage: www.gilmantonnh.org and dropped off at the Academy Building. A printed copy of the survey will be available at the Academy Building, Corners and I.W. Post Offices and the Corners and Year Round Libraries. An online version of the survey is available at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/GilmantonTableofUsesSurvey.com
Desiree Tumas, Planning Administrator
spaghetti, meatballs, Italian sausage, salad, garlic bread, beverages, and dessert. Cost of the meal is S10 per person. Children 5-12 $5, four and under are free with a special family price of $25. A collection of non-perishable foods is being taken for the Plymouth Area Food Pantry. Other spaghetti dinners for 2012 are scheduled for August 25, September 22, and October 27.
TOWN OF NEW HAMPTON PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE PLANNED CUTTING AND TREE REMOVAL ON DESIGNATED SCENIC ROADS PINNACLE HILL ROAD AND RIDGE ROAD at the Town Office 6 Pinnacle Hill Road July 31, 2012, 7:00 P.M. The Planning Board will hold a Public Hearing in accordance with RSA 231:158 based on a proposal by Public Service of NH to perform tree trimming and removal of trees and brush adjacent to and beneath some of its power lines within the Town of New Hampton, Some of the work is planned along Pinnacle Hill Road and Ridge Road, which were designated Scenic Roads. This work is scheduled to begin in June. The work will take the remainder of the year to complete. A designated scenic road as provided in RSA 231:157, requires that a public hearing be held by the Planning Board if any repair, maintenance, reconstruction, or paving work done with respect thereto by the state or municipality, or any action taken by any utility or other person acting to erect, install or maintain poles, conduits, cables, wires, pipes or other structures pursuant to RSA 231:159-189 if it involves the cutting, damage or removal of trees, or the tearing down or destruction of stone walls, or portions thereof. After due public hearing written consent may be issued by the Planning Board. The public is encouraged to attend.
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Free outdoor barbershop New Hampshire Living History Program: ‘Eleanor Roosevelt’ at Taylor Home Monday quartet concerts at The LACONIA — Join Actress Elena Dodd for a free living history program “Eleanor Roosevelt” on Monday, July 30 at 7 p.m. in the Woodside Building, Taylor Community. This presentation is a combination of accurate historical interpretation and dramaturgy. The event is sure to pique the interest of historians as well as those who admire the accomplishments of First Ladies. Mrs. Roosevelt was a leader and a revolutionary, a champion to the powerless and her story isn’t over. Her life from 1905-1945 as Wife, Mother and First Lady comes alive through Dodd’s interactive performance. The event is made possible through the generosity of the New Hampshire Humanities Council, which sponsors more than 1,000 free public pro-
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grams for diverse audiences. Last year more than 11,000 people attended Humanities to Go programs in communities all around the state. Dodd is a Chautauquan and holds a B.A. from Wellesley College and an M.A. in American Literature from Boston University. An actress and writer with The Streetfeet Women of Boston, she cofounded Streetfeet Workshops with Angela Cook in 1975. She’s performed throughout the U.S. and in France, Germany, China, Micronesia and Vietnam for audiences of all ages. This performance is free and open to the public with light refreshments served. Space is limited, so make reservations by calling 524-5600 as this program is expected to draw a capacity crowd. Taylor Community is a not-for-profit Continuing Care Retirement Community whose mission is to provide the highest quality retirement living options to support the independence, health and dignity of community residents. Visit www.taylorcommunity. org and like us on Facebook for more information.
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This Weeks Activities Children: Bedtime Stories
Monday, July 23rd @ 6:00 Selig Storytime Room Wear your jammies and bring a favorite to snuggle.
Goss Reading Room After School Storytime
Tuesday, July 24th @ 3:30, at our Goss branch, 188 Elm St. in Lakeport for storytime. For more information, call 524-3808.
Hear Me Read
Tuesday, July 24th @ 10:00 Selig Storytime Room Thursday, July 26th @ 1:00 at Goss Reading Room This is a free program that pairs children who want to practice reading out loud with a volunteer listener. Come 4 times and receive a free book!
Dream Big – Read! Summer Reading Program
Wednesday, July 25th @ 1:00 Laconia Community Center ICE CREAM PARTY!
Thursday, July 26th @ 9:30 & 10:30 Stories and crafts in the Selig Storytime Room.
Teen: Cool Teen Hangout!
Future Activities Children: Bedtime Stories
Monday, July 30th @ 6:00 Selig Storytime Room Wear your jammies and bring a favorite to snuggle.
Goss Reading Room After School Storytime
Tuesday, July 31st @ 3:30, at our Goss branch, 188 Elm St. in Lakeport for storytime. For more information, call 524-3808.
Hear Me Read
Tuesday, July 31st @ 10:00 Selig Storytime Room Thursday, August 2nd @ 1:00 at Goss Reading Room This is a free program that pairs children who want to practice reading out loud with a volunteer listener. Come 4 times and receive a free book!
Dream Big – Read! Summer Reading Program
Wednesday, August 1st @ 1:00 Laconia Community Center “Creatures of the Night” with Squam Lakes Science Center. You don’t have to stay up late to learn about elusive nocturnal animals. See some creatures of the night up-close and find out about specific adaptations that make these animals so well-suited for life at night, maybe even in your own backyard! Thanks to McDonald’s of Laconia for supplying drinks and cups for our Wednesday Summer Reading Wednesday events!
Tuesday, July 24th @ 1:30 Laconia Rotary Hall Teens in grades 6-12 get their shred on with Guitar Hero!
Hours: Monday - Thursday 9am - 8pm • Friday 9am - 6pm Saturday 9am - 4pm For more information, call 524-4775. We have wireless ... inside & out!!
Weirs start Wednesday
LACONIA — The Lakes Region Chordsmen male chorus will once again perform at the Winnipesaukee Marketplace on The Weirs in Laconia. Upcoming concerts will be held (weather permitting) on Wednesday nights July 25, August 1 and 8. The hour-long performances will start at 7:45 p.m. These concerts of barbershop harmony at The Weirs are a long-standing Lakes Region Chordsmen tradition that dates back to 1954 and, have been held every year since. This summer’s program featuring the Chordsmen will also include some very fine barbershop singing by several choruses, quartets, and a very large quartet. On July 25 guest performers include the current Northeastern District Champs “The Average Joes” quartet, and “The Concord Coachmen” chorus from Concord; August 1 “Inside Track” with a local VLQ “Kitchen Sink”; and, on August 8 “The Granite Statesmen” chorus from Nashua as well as multiple District medalist “On Air” - a well known quartet. As members of The Barbershop Harmony Society, the Laconia Chapter is anxious to share its enjoyment of traditional barbershop singing that has spread around the globe. The chordsmen meet Monday evenings from 7:30 until 9:30 p.m. throughout the year in the Gilford Community Church at 19 Potter Hill Road, Gilford where we would welcome male singers of all ages to join. Located at 21 Weeks Street on the far end of the boardwalk, the Marketplace features not only an open stage, but also the Patio Garden Restaurant, with a take out window that includes ice cream and typical take out items, and a bar with liquid refreshments. The Ames Family has erected an outdoor stage with stadium seats for people to sit and enjoy the musical performances.
Meredith Kiwanis golf tournament is August 11
CENTER HARBOR—The Meredith Kiwanis Club is holding its annual Charity Golf Tournament on Saturday, August 11 at Waukewan Golf Club with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. This event has been a local favorite for many years while offering numerous gifts, cash prizes, and four hole-in-one prizes. The “hole-in-one” prize sponsors will include Irwin Motors, HK Powersports, Village Kitchen/Red Hill Dairy Restaurants and DaSilva Motor Sports. There will also be free raffle prizes and a $1,000 cash (guaranteed prize) shoot out after the tournament. The tournament will feature a “Shamble” format (foursomes recommended) – two flights and the entry fee is $110 per person. The entry fee includes golf, cart, raffle tickets and dinner catered by Hart’s Restaurant. Invited dinner guests only, $20 per person. To register, call Red Tetrault (Monday through Friday) at 476-5511, or email Red at firstname.lastname@example.org. Golfers may also contack Craig or Justin at Waukewan Golf Course for further information.
Karaoke event Saturday at Meredith Legion Post
MEREDITH — The American Legion Post 33 in Meredith, is hosting a Karaoke event on Saturday July 28, at 7:30 p.m. at the Post at 6 Plymouth Street in Meredith. All interested people are invited to come sing and watch others sing and have fun. There is no smoking at this event. A $5 donation is requested for this event.
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Dear Annie: I’ve been with my boyfriend for eight years and find that I’m not as happy as I used to be. But we have a child together, which makes it harder to decide what to do. For the past few years, I have been talking to another man. Nothing has happened between us, but we are very attracted to each other. We hang out occasionally, and I can’t stop thinking about him. He has a child with his live-in girlfriend, so he’s in the same position as I am. I don’t know what to do. My relationship is bumpy and stressful, but I have a hard time leaving. -- Vermont Dear Vermont: You have a commitment not only to your boyfriend, but to your child. It means you don’t behave selfishly and rashly, or in ways that will hurt them. Being attracted to someone else is not unusual, but acting on those feelings puts you in the wrong. If your current relationship is “bumpy and stressful,” please get counseling with your partner to see whether you can put yourselves back on track. Whatever the outcome, cheating is not the answer. Dear Annie: Our son is in a wheelchair. The van we use for his transportation has a ramp that makes loading and unloading simple. But in order for us to use the ramp, we need a handicapped parking space that is next to a wide, striped area. Unfortunately, often someone parks next to us in the striped area before we return to the van, which then makes access to the ramp impossible. We can’t decide whether it’s ignorance or arrogance that makes people do this. Are they not aware that any striped area is a no-parking zone? A few years ago, we were at a local mall at Christmastime, and parking was at a premium. We were fortunate to find a handicapped space near the entrance. When we returned to
the van, a car had squeezed into the adjacent blue-striped area. It required leaving my son unattended behind the other vehicle while I pulled my car out. What made matters worse was that mall security was present and did nothing. It makes my blood boil to see people use the striped areas. Some of these people have handicapped placards or plates, so I guess they think that makes it OK. It does NOT. The striped areas are there to provide safe passage for individuals using wheelchairs, walkers or crutches, and for the less able-bodied to get in and out of their vehicles. The more inclement the weather the worse this problem is. And sometimes even the local police use these areas to park. What kind of an example are they setting? -- Seeing Red About Blue Dear Red: A poor one. We know that some people are dismissive of handicapped spaces and park wherever they want. But most people try to be respectful, so we assume they don’t realize that these adjacent striped areas are intended to be used for ramps, wheelchairs and other necessities. Please, folks, life can be challenging enough for those with disabilities. Let’s not make it harder. Dear Annie: This is in response to “Free To Be Me.” I, too, have lived in a verbally abusive marriage for more than 40 years, but in my case, I am the husband, and she is the bully. Change the pronouns, and I could have written that letter. I want to thank “Free” for giving me the courage to file for divorce. As a result, I, too, must walk away from everything: family, friends, church, home and most of my income. Many people sit in silent desperation waiting for their life to pass by. I did that for years, but now it is time to move on. -- Being Me, Too
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AKC Yellow Labs, AKC papers and health certificate, females only, $600. Ready now. (603)733-9234 (Conway).
1993 Buick- 2 door, new parts. $700 or best offer. Cash only. Call 934-5516
19’ Tri-Hull bow rider. New bimini top, 115HP Mercury, trailer. $1,700. 875-2825
1999 Mercury Grand Marquis LSStored winters, 50K original miles. Always garaged, like new condition. $5,000. 267-6272
1984 Easy Roller Boat Trailer. Twin axel, brakes, will adjust up to 22ft. $1,100. 630-2440
BELMONT-NEW 2 bedroom mobile home with front porch, new appliances, washer/dryer hookup. Located in a 55+ park-no pets/no smoking. First + security, references. $900./month + utilties. 528-1463 or 524-6162 email@example.com.
2000 GMC 2500 4X4. 138K miles, good shape. $3,500. 528-1676
BOAT SLIPS for Rent Winnipesaukee Pier, Weirs Beach, NH Reasonable Rates Call for Info. 366-4311
BULL MASTIFF puppies- Parents AKC, 2 females, 4 males, all brindle in color. $1,200/each. 340-5364 CHIHUAHUA Puppies- 3 males, $600 each. 934-3707 LABRADOR Retriever puppy. Outstanding, intelligent, loves to swim, walks well on leash. Loves life! (603)664-2828. Pomeranian Puppies- Ready August 4th. 1 male, 1 female, color black & 1 female sable. Health certificates and first shots. $500, deposit or payments accepted, to be paid on or before August 4th. 524-6750 Home 630-4104 cell Pomeranians For Sale- $400 each. 1 male, 1 female. Call: 603-744-3572 ROTTWEILER pups AKC Champion Pedigree, parents on premises $600. 603-340-6219 Yellow Lab Puppies 2 Females, Available Now $600 Pet $800 AKC Breading Rights Campton 726-0127.
2001 BMW 325 XI- All wheel drive, 5-speed, 4-door, leather interior, 160K miles. $4,500/OBO. 603-848-0530 2002 Toyota Sienna LE- 7 passenger, A/c, Automatic, 2 keyless entry, brand new all season tires, new exhaust. 132K miles, clean. $5,800. 524-6653 2002 VW Beetle GL, standard 5 spd, only 42,600 miles, $6,150 OBO. 524-1728, leave message. 2003 Mustang GT- 62K miles, leather interior, 5-speed, garaged winters. $10,600. Call 630-5999 2005 Chrystler Town & Country Touring. 53 K, one owner, very clean inside and out, just inspected. $9,500 or B.O. 366-4905 2006 Ford Escape, 4wd, 5 spd manual, 4 cyl, new tires, 152k mi, one owner, great shape. Asking $3,900. 369-0494
WE PAY CA$H FOR GOLD & SILVER
2006 Hummer H-3, 64,000 miles, manual 5 speed, Blk/Chrome, Blk Leather. Loaded. Excellent. $17,900. 875-7307
No hotels, no waiting. 603-279-0607, Thrifty Yankee, Rte. 25, Meredith, NH. Wed-Sun, 10-4, Fri & Sat 10-6.
2007 Subaru Impreza 2.5i- 69K, AWD, Auto. Great Shape, $11,500, or best offer. 630-4737
BUYING junk cars, trucks & big trucks ME & NH. Call for price. Martin Towing. (603)305-4504.
100 tons of scrap cars & trucks. Best offer, 524-1622. 1990 Jag XJS v-12 Red Convertible, 43,000 original miles, excellent condition, must see car. Asking $15,000. Winter garaged. Bill
CASH paid for unwanted or junk cars and trucks. Same day service possible. 603-231-2859. TOP dollar paid for junk cars & trucks. Available 7-days a week.
BOATSLIPS for rent- Paugus Bay up to 22 ft. 401-284-2215. KAYAK– Red Old Town Loon 138, one seat. Very good condition. $375. 528-9112. Slip for Laker or narrow antique boat. 7.5X30. Also larger dock space. Smiths Cove, $1,500 603-661-2883
Child Care LOOKING for mature individual to watch 12-year-old son beginning Aug 13. Part time. Must have transportation. 603-707-6970
Employment Wanted FULL-TIME OFFICE POSITION WANTED LAKES REGION AREA. FRIENDLY, SELF MOTIVATED & FAST LEARNER. CALL 603-717-4616.
For Rent APARTMENTS, mobile homes. If you need a rental at a fair price, call DRM Corp. Over 40 years in rentals. We treat you better! 524-0348 or visit M-W-F, 12-5, at 373 Court Street, Laconia. BELMONT- Mobile Home lot for rent in Cates Mobile Home Park. Located in a 55+ park, no pets. This is a vacant lot for you to place YOUR OWN manufactured home on. Lot rent is $350. per month. 528-1463 or 524-6162
BELMONT: 1 bedroom, 2nd floor, coin-op laundry & storage space in basement. $195/week including heat, electric & hot water. 524-1234, www.whitemtrentals.com. CENTER Harbor- Seeking responsible/mature individual to rent this one bedroom guest house located on my property in Center Harbor. Quiet-Private-Park like setting. Close to town and beach. $850/Month, all utilities included. Telephone 387-6774. GILFORD 2 Bedroom 2 Bath Condo. Fireplace, gas heat, W/D hookup, no dogs/smoking. 1 year lease, $975/month + security. 455-6269. GILFORD Condo 2 Br, 2 Baths, 2 screened porches, fireplace, mountain view, no dogs non s m o k e r . Go o d C o n d i t i o n . $1100/mo. 603- 293-7902 GILFORD Condo: 2-bedroom partially furnished, 1.5 bath, granite counters, fireplace, pool/tennis/washer/dryer. $1,195/month plus utilities. No pets. 617-501-8545 GILFORD - 1 or 2-bedroom units available. Heat & electricity negotiable. From $190/week. Pets considered. 556-7098. GILFORD: 4-bedroom, 3-bath house, garage, decks, walk-out basement, private beach, W/D. No smoking. Pet negotiable. $1,650/month +utilities. References, security deposit, one year lease. 603-455-6269. GILMANTON Iron Works Village1 bedroom, kitchen, living room bath. Includes all utilities + basic cable. References/Security deposit. No pets/no smoking
GILMANTON I W Village- efficiency. Bedroom/living room combo with kitchen & bath. All utilities included + basic cable. References/Security deposit required. No pets/no smoking. $675/Month. 364-3434
MEREDITH - 3 Bedroom, upscale apartment. 1&1/2 baths, washer/dryer, A/C, d/w, non-smoking, 2nd floor. Sunny, walk to town & docks, $1,200/Month. No utilities. 603-279-7887, 781-862-0123 cell.
LACONIA 1 Bedroom with garage, $500/ month plus utilities. Security, deposit, references. Please call 520-8212. Laconia 1 room for rent. 118 Court St. 1st floor, $125/Week includes everything. Own bathroom, 524-7218 or 832-3535
Meredith- Large 1 bedroom apartment. Country setting, screen room, garage, easy access to Rt. 93, heat/hot water/mowing/plowing/garbage removal included. $950/Month. 279-5573
LACONIA prime 1st floor Pleasant St. Apartment. Walk to town & beaches. 2 bedrooms + 3-season glassed in sun porch. Completely repainted, glowing beautiful hardwood floors, marble fireplace, custom cabinets in kitchen with appliances, tile bath & shower. $1,000/Month includes heat & hot water. 630-4771 or 524-3892 LACONIA PRIVATE, spacious, one bedroom apartment. Walk to grocieries, laundry, downtown, hospital or tech school. 3rd Floor, exterior walk-up. Rent includes heat, hot water and parking for one car at $750.00/mo. AC Avail, you pay elec. No smoking, No pets. Application, References & Security Deposit required. 603-528-7700. LACONIA PROVINCE ST.- 2 bedroom duplex, garage, fenced in yard, walking distance to downtown. Security deposit. $900/Month, 1 year lease. Available first week of August. 524-0222
NORTHFIELD: 2 bedroom, 1st floor, direct access to basement with coin-op laundry. $230/week including heat, electric & hot water. 524-1234, www.whitemtrentals.com. NORTHFIELD: 2 bedroom, 2nd floor, separate entrance, coin-op laundry & storage in basement. $220/week, including heat, electric & hot water. 524-1234, www.whitemtrentals.com.
LACONIA1 bedroom $150/Week, includes heat & hot water. References & deposit. 524-9665 LACONIA- 3 Room, 1 bedroom, 2nd floor with sun porch. $165/Week, includes heat/electric. $600 security. 937-7272 or 524-7793 LACONIA- Large Rooms for rent. Private bath, heat/hot water, electric, cable, parking included. $145/week 603-781-6294 LACONIA: 2 bedroom, 1st floor, separate entrance, coin-op laundry in basement. $220/week including heat, electric & hot water. 524-1234, www.whitemtrentals.com. LACONIA: 4 bedroom on 2nd & 3rd floors of duplex building. Access to full basement with coin-op laundry. $280/week, including heat, electric & hot water, 524-1234 www.whitemtrentals.com. LACONIA: Gilbert Apartments. Call for available apartments. 524-4428 LACONIA: NICE 3 bedroom apartment. Clean, quiet, newly renovated, near park, short walk to town and schools. $1,000/month. Heat & hot water, snow removal included. Onsite coin operated laundry. Pets welcome. Call 524-0703. Meredith 2-bedroom mobile home and 1 bedroom apartment. $675-725/month + utilities. Close to downtown. No dogs. 279-5846
Tilton- Downtown 1 bedroom apartment. $675/Month, heat included. 857-264-1740 TILTON- 1 Downstairs 1-bedroom, newly redone $620/Month. No dogs 603-393-9693 or 916-214-7733. TILTON- Mobile Home Lot for rent in Dalton!s Mobile Home Park. Located in a 55+ park - no pets, This is a vacant lot for you to place YOUR OWN manufactured home on. Lot rent is $350. per month. 528-1463 or 524-6162 firstname.lastname@example.org.
WINTER RENTAL CEDAR LODGE Weirs Beach, Open Year Round ... Studios, 1-bedroom or 2-bedroom condos starting at $575 per month. Please call Wendy at 366-4316.
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BAR HARBOR/Arcadia Area oceanfront cottage. Fabulous view, sleeps 6-8. Available after August 25th, off season rates, $650 per week. Call Bob 603-524-5092
NEW In Box work light AM-Pro 180 LED, AC 110v & 12V DC. $25, New in box motion detector & security light, quartz, 300w $35, 7 1/4 in. Black & Decker skill saw $20, 14in Electric Homelite chain saw $25. 603-630-7942
ANTHONY!S Old Style Pizzeria. Full and Part-time Pizza makers, Delivery people and Cooks. Apply in person only, Anthony Old Style Pizzeria, 35 Center St. Wolfeboro Falls.
ELECTRICIANS, licensed, min 6 yrs experience in commercial/ residential trouble shooting and service work. Top wages with package. Email resume to: email@example.com or fax: 603-356-7985.
For Sale 10 ' X24' Canopy & Frame for Shore Station or dock. New $2000, asking $500. 366-5586 10FT Coleman Crawler flat bottom boat $100 Old Agway ride mower $50. 455-2296
1999 5 T H WHEEL TRAVEL TRAILER BY CAMEO. Sleeps 6, one slide
Ruger 44 Mag. Zaquero Revolver w/ammo. $600/Best offer. Wells Fargo Winchester 94 Centennial $750/Best offer. 603-875-0363
SEWING MACHINES Perfect running condition, Phaff Model #2054-56. $900. Extra Parts. New Home heavy duty, extra parts, running condition, $350. Juki surger $400. 286-2635
out, comes with all the extras including the hitch for the truck. Excellent condition. Asking $8500. 603-412-2812.
WOOD crafters wood shop shed complete with equipment. 12ftx16ft. $1200 firm. Call 393-2892 before 3pm.
2002 Toyota Sienna LE- 7 passenger, A/c, Automatic, 2 keyless entry, brand new all season tires, new exhaust. 132K miles, clean. $5,800. 524-6653
2004 Tiger River Hot Tub- 5 person, always used indoors. Excellent condition. $2,500/OBO. 603-524-6827 8 ft. diving board & inground pool slide. Hayward S-200 sand filter. 934-2121 AMAZING! Beautiful pillowtop matress sets, twin $169, full or queen $249, king $399. See AD under “Furniture”. DRIED Pine-Cut not split $100, Cut & split $140. 1/2 Cords Available. Also, logging, landclearing & tree work (all phases). 393-8416. DUAL Recliner Sofa- Brown microfiber, 4 years old, great condition. $300 or best offer. 267-0977 FIREWOOD: Green, Cut, split and delivered (Gilmanton and surrounding area). $190/cord. Seasoned available. (603)455-8419 GREEN FIREWOOD- Cut, not split $135/cord; Cut & split $180/cord. Seasoned firewood. $250. Also, logging, landclearing & tree work (all phases). 393-8416. GUITAR- Taylor Accoustic., Electric, Model 210C, $650 or B. O. Call 603-364-2141 HOT Tub- 2012 model 6 person 40 jets, waterfall. Full warranty & cover. Cost $8,000 sell $3,800. Can deliver 603-235-5218
AMAZING! Beautiful Queen or Full-size mattress set. Luxury Firm European Pillow-top style. Fabulous back & hip support. Factory sealed - new 10-Yr. warranty. Cost $1095, sell $249. Can deliver 603-305-9763.
GRAND OPENING! NEW LOCATION! COZY CABIN RUSTICS AND MATTRESS OUTLET! 10-20% OFF In-Stock Rustic, Lodge, Log Cabin, and Shaker Furniture, Locally Made, Unique, Bedrooms,Living Rooms, Dining, Futons,Bunkbeds,Artwork, Recliners, Occasional Tables, Much More! Now in Senters Market Place Next to Heaths Supermarket, Ctr. Harbor and 757 Tenney Mtn Hwy Plymouth, Across from Sears. Call Jason 662-9066 or Arthur 996-1555 email firstname.lastname@example.org WWW.VISCODIRECT.COM
Free FREE Pickup for your unwanted, useful items. Garages, vehicls, estates cleaned out and yardsale items. (603)930-5222. MARTIN’S Metal Removal- Appliances, air conditioners, lawnmowers, all metals. Free if outside. (603)305-4504 (603)204-9304.
KITCHEN Cabinets- brand new, maple, cherrywood, shaker & antique white. Solid wood, never installed, cost $6,500 sell $1,650. 603-833-8278
1976 CASE 580C Loader/backhoe, good condition. $10,000 603-524-4445
Mosquito Magnet, full propane tank, attractant, original accessories and instructions. $340 value for $150. 293-4972
1980 Ford 555 Loader/BackhoeDiesel, strong, no leaks, full cab. Needs nothing. $9,000. Belmont. 603-387-0933
Immediate Full Time Opportunity
INSIDE/COUNTER SALES POSITION Looking for an experienced, self-motivated and articulate customer focused individual to join our electrical supplies sales/customer service team. Qualified applicant will have excellent knowledge of residential electrical supplies, good communication skills, general computer knowledge and be able to work independently in a fast paced environment. A positive attitude is a must! Come Join “TEAM LE” Apply in person, online or send resume to: (No phone calls please) Apply in person or send resume to: Laura Cameron Laconia Electric Supply 935 Union Avenue Laconia, NH 03246
Central NH Hospitality Group Searching for
Hands on Executive Chef Experience with ala cart as well as banquets a must. Competitive Salary, benefits and 401K. Please e-mail resume to: Execchefnh@gmail.com
CARDBOARD BAILER National Cleaning company looking for person to drive vehicle with trailer picking up trash and cardboard from stores at local outlet mall. Must be able to lift 50 lbs and have a clean driving record.
If, interested please contact Scott at
603-455-7670 CBH Landscape Contractors, LLC Looking for Maintenance Foreman & Crew Members. Pruning experience a plus, but not required. Valid NH drivers license & Positive attitude required.
Call 528-6126 for Appointment COOK/ FOOD SERVICE DIRECTOR Applicant must relate well to children and love cooking. Purchase, plan, prepare and serve USDA family-style meals for young children. Mon-Fri PT, e-mail email@example.com or call 279-8903.
Dynamic Coach Wanted Moderate size swim team located in the Lakes Region looking for an experienced swim coach to join our team and to share their passion for swimming with a great group of swimmers! This year round team, services swimmers ages 5-19, and abilities - novice to New England level champs. Qualified candidates should have current coaching certification (or ability to readily attain). If interested, please forward your resume to: Coach Position, P.O. Box 7145, Gilford, NH 03247
FAMILY MANAGED EMPLOYEE SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL Family seeking an individual with strong interactive skills and a positive, creative and energetic attitude to support a 17 year old boy with special needs from the Greater Laconia area, part-time afternoons and some weekends. Excellent communication skills, with a cheerful, caring and patient disposition are necessary attributes for successful employment. Some health, like skills, personal hygiene and support care is required. Those with LNA certification and experience working with children with special needs, specifically Autism, are encouraged to apply. The position requires close interaction, trust and confidentiality with the family. Must have a reliable vehicle with insurance, good driving record, and pass a criminal background check. The pay rate for the right person is $14-$17 per hour. Interested parties should call 387-9630, or send resumes to ISC, PO Box 7082, Gilford, NH 03247.
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FRAMING CONTRACTOR Wanted to work for builder at various job sites in Seacoast area Looking for dependable crew with experience in all aspects of construction. Work must be impeccable. Graystone Builders, Inc. (603) 664-5757 Full-time clerk, cashier, stocking. Must be 21 years old. Nights and weekends a must. Apply in person. No phone calls please. Meredith Case N Keg.
FULL TIME SUPERVISOR National Cleaning Company looking for full time supervisor for outlet mall located in Tilton NH. Cleaning experience and supervision experience preferred. Must be flexible and able to work days nights and weekends.
If interested, please contact Scott at
603-455-7670 MARINE TECHNICIAN Channel Marine is looking for an experienced (5+ years) marine technician. Certifications a plus. Call Jeff @366-4801 ext. 215
Gilford School District Experienced Custodial Supervisor The Gilford School District is currently accepting applications for an experienced Custodial Supervisor. Experience in hard floor care, general cleaning & housekeeping equipment operation, is required. This is a full time working supervisory position. Applicants must have a minimum of 5 years of custodial supervisory experience. During the school year this is a second shift position. The Gilford School District offers a clean, safe, healthy atmosphere, and a competitive wage and benefit package. If you have custodial Supervisory experience, please contact:
Tim Bartlett, Building & Grounds Supervisor at 603-527-1532 ext. 821 at the School District office at 2 Belknap Mountain Road, Gilford, N.H. 03249 for an application and additional information. Position will remain open until filled.
WANT YOUR PAYCHECKS TO REFLECT HOW HARD YOU WORK? Win incentive vacations while earning competitive wages. It’s not too good to be true! When you are good to us, we are good to you! Entry level positions starting at $500 a week. Positions include: Customer Service, Advertising, Set Up & Display, Marketing. We offer: Advancement opportunities, on site training, 1000 sign off bonus, flexible hours. Call (603)822-0220 to schedule interview or text (603)662-4069.
STRUCTURAL ENGINEER Minimum 10 years designing steel and wood frame mid rise structures in the Northeast. Proficient in AutoCAD and capable of drafting all structural designs. Residency within 30 miles of Laconia, NH required. Generous salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
Minimum 10 years designing HVAC and plumbing systems forPr new commercial building struc-ref tures. Proficient in AutoCAD andpai capable of drafting all mechanical designs. Residency within 30 miles of Laconia, NH required. Generous salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
E-mail résumé and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org
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2.2 private, wooded acres off Route 3 in Center Harbor, just over the Meredith line. Fix up the 3 bedroom mobile home or build $59,000 call 603-630-4573
2001 Jayco Popup Camping Trailer. Slideout, 3-Way Fridge, Heater, more extras. Excellent condition, sleeps 6, Asking $4,500. 603-986-9949
BELMONT: Owner financing available on 3 acres with 180' paved town road frontage, gravel soils, dry land, soil tested for septic, surveyed, driveway permit. $59,900. Owner/broker, 524-1234
2010 33-ft. Keystone Bullet 295BHS Travel Trailer Bunkhouse: Excellent condition, $23,000. 603-393-8541.
Lost Red Cordless screw gun. Lost 7/17/12, Lily Pond Rd. REWARD 520-4368
SANBORNTON POLICE DEPARTMENT Employment Opportunity
PART TIME POLICE OFFICER
The Sanbornton Police Department is seeking intelligent, motivated applicants, for the position of Part Time Police Officer. A full or part time New Hampshire police certification is preferred, but not required. Applications will be accepted until August 17th, 2012 and may be obtained at:
Sanbornton Police Department 565 Sanborn Road Sanbornton, NH 03269 (603)286-7116
MASSAGE & ESTHETICS
Booth Rental Spacious Room for Massage or Esthetics in new spa. Bring your own equipment or rent ours.
Two rooms available.
Mobile Homes GILFORD- Sargents Place. Updated 52ft. doublewide furnished, 2-Bedroom, 1-bath mobile home. Reduced! $14,900. For more info email@example.com 508-801-7571 LAKES REGION Mobile Home Village, Gilford NH. 2 bedroom mobile, must see. $26,000. 978-681-5148
VACATION HOME GILFORD Well maintained mobile home with many updates located next to Glendale Docks. (900 sq. ft. 3-bedbrooms, kitchen, living room, four season porch bathroom, 2 decks and small shed. Enjoy all the lakes region has to offer. $23,500. Frank 617-899-5731
Motorcycles 2008 Harley Davidson Heritage Soft Tail. Anniversary model, 3500 miles, Extras, excellent condition. $13,995. 603-930-5222.
Calise ~ 524-7772
CASH paid for old motorcycles. Any condition.. Call 603-520-0156
2008 Suzuki LS650K8- Low miles, silver, great condition. $3,000. 603-998-4875
TOTAL FLOOR CARE, TOTAL HOME CARE
ofessional Floor sanding, finishing. Repair: remodeling, inting, cleaning. 603-986-8235
Buy • Sell • Trade www.motoworks.biz
(603)447-1198. Olson’s Moto Works, RT16 Albany, NH.
Real Estate EARN $1,250! Find a buyer for our home on nearly 16 acres of land in Laconia, the beautiful City on the Lakes and you!ll receive a bank check to fund that summer vacation! OR, if you!re the lucky buyer, you!ll receive $2,000 toward the closing costs!
Call Sharon Now 603-630-6160 Ossippee NH- 1 Bedroom home on White Pond Rd. Completely remodeled, like new. Retirement or cottage. Will sleep 6-8 with it!s large loft. Must see. $126,000. Call 603-539-7082
REDUCED PRICE 2-Bedroom 1.25 bath New England style House. Vinyl siding & windows, asphalt shingles, oil heat, stainless steel chimney lining. Across from playground. 180 Mechanic Street, Laconia. $50,000. 524-8142.
PIPER ROOFING Quality Work Reasonable Rates Free Estimates Metal Roofs • Shingle Roofs
HARDWOOD Flooring- Dust Free Sanding. 25 years experience. Excellent references. Weiler Building Services 986-4045 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Customers Don!t get Soaked!
528-3531 Major credit cards accepted
HAULING - LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE. 520-9478
Roommate Wanted ADULT person to share house in Laconia. $130/week. includes everything. Pets okay. Female preferred. 603-455-8232 BELMONT: To share 3-bedroom home on private property. $450/month ...all utilities included. Please no pets. Call 520-4500 and ask for Brenda or email at email@example.com QUIET secluded 12 acres close to Tilton and I-93 two rooms; 1 furnished $500, 1 unfurnished $460. Utilities inclusive, bath, laundry and kitchen. Pet and smoking OK. Ample parking and some storage. 603-286-9628.
DREWS Affordable steel roofing. call for free estimate www.buyaffordableroofing.com. 603-455-2014 MR. Junk. Attics, cellars, garages cleaned out. Free estimate. Insured. 455-6296
HANDYMAN SERVICES Small Jobs Are My Speciality
Rick Drouin 520-5642 or 744-6277
Professional Painting Affordable price. Michael Marcotte 455-6296
ROOFERS R. US DIVISION OF STEBBINS CONSTRUCTION, LLC. 603-321-9444 Complete strip & replacement. Roof overs and repairs. Chimney & skylight sealing. Fully insured, free estimates. Lic. NH Contractor. Available nights & weekends.
2 POSITIONS AVAILABLE SHEET METAL MECHANIC for Aerospace Work. 40 hr. week Position, 1st Shift. SHEET METAL MECHANIC for Aerospace Work. 40 hr. week Position, 2nd Shift
AEROWELD, INC. 49 Blaisdell Avenue Laconia, NH 03246
Full Time Speech Language Pathologist
The Family-Centered Early Supports & Services Program currently has a full time opening (35-hours per week) for a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist to provide therapeutic services to infants and toddlers, birth to age three, in Carroll County and Southern Coos County. Individual will work directly with children and their families in the child’s home environment. Other duties include completion of developmental screenings/evaluations, progress notes and other required compliance paperwork, case management coordination and attendance at team and staff meetings. Candidate must be self-directed, proficient with Microsoft Word & E-mail, highly organized, able to multi-task, compassionate and empathetic and maintain firm boundaries with families. Extensive travel is required- mileage reimbursement. Home office option, flex scheduling, excellent benefit package and VST options, office equipment, child development tools and materials supplied and paid staff development opportunities. This position requires a valid driver’s license, proof of adequate auto insurance and completion of driver’s and criminal background checks. Master’s Degree in Communication Disorders or related field required. New Hampshire SLP license required. CCC preferred. Experience with pediatrics preferred. Send cover letter and resume to: Rochelle Hickmott-Mulkern- Program Director FCESS/FS Northern Human Services, 71 Hobbs Street, Suite 102, Conway, NH 03818 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. This Agency is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
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Grand Opening Service Specials
New Hampshire State Inspection $19.95 Can not be combined with any other offer. Offer Expires 7/31/12
Free Alignment Check Our factory trained technicians will measure your vehicles Alignment on our state of the art Hunter Alignment Equipment And provide you with a computer print out of your vehicles Alignment Offer Expires 7/31/12
The Heat is on ! $10.00 off A/C Service Our factory trained technicians will Inspect you’re A/C system and partially charge with Freon and Compressor oil, install USDA accepted product to kill mold and Fungi. Offer Expires 7/31/12 can not be combined with any Other offers.
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623 Union Avenue, Laconia, NH • 603-524-0770 or 1-800-226-8467 Showroom Hours: Mon., Tues., Wed. & Fri. 8:00-7:00pm Thurs. 8:00-8:00pm • Sat. 8:00-5:00pm
WE’RE ALWAYS OPEN AT CANTINS.COM
Disclaimer: Photos for illustration purposes only. Not responsible for typographical errors. All payments subject to credit approval. All payments based on $3,000 cash or trade equity downpayment. Offers subject to change without notice. NEW: *Sonic, Impala and Colorado are 72 months @ 3.9% APR. Silverado price includes trade-in bonus cash, must trade 1999 or newer vehicle. Cruze and Malibu are Ally Lease, 24 months/12,000 miles per year. Equinox, Traverse and Silverado are Ally Lease, 39 months/12,000 miles per year. All leases are with $3,000 cash or trade equity due at lease signing. Some