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WOW Trail to be rebranded Belknap Co. Rail Trail? County administrators believe quicker pace would result from regionalizing rec trail building effort BY ROGER AMSDEN FOR THE LACONIA DAILY SUN
LACONIA — County Adminstrator Debra Shackett and County Finance Director Glen Waring are working on a project which will formulate a strategic plan for rebranding a 15-mile recreation trail being built from Tilton through Laconia as the Belknap County Rail Trail. Shackett told commissioners Wednesday
morning that she and Waring are doing the project as part of the process of becoming certified public managers and are looking to increase public awareness of the project in order to assist non-profit associations working to build the trails. She said that currently there are at least three major groups working on different parts of the project, the WOW Trail group in Laconia; the Winnipesaukee River Trail
Association which has completed two segments of the trail extending from downtown Franklin to Rte. 140 in Tilton, and BRATT, (Belmont Recreational Alternative Transportation Team) which is working on a section of the trail which runs from Silver Lake to the Belmont-Laconia town line. The application to the New Hampshire CPM Project notes that for years each of see TRAILS page 11
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DENVER (AP) — The parents of 7-year-old Sierra Jane Downing thought she had the flu when she felt sick days after camping in southwest Colorado. It wasn’t until she had a seizure that her father knew something was seriously wrong and rushed her to a hospital in their town of Pagosa Springs. She had a 107-degree fever, and doctors were baffled by the cause. “I didn’t know what was going on. I just reacted,” Sean Downing said. “I thought she died.” The Downings eventually learned their daughter was ill with one of the last things they would’ve thought: bubonic plague, a disease that wiped out one-third of Europe in the 14th century but is now exceedingly rare — it hasn’t been confirmed in Colorado since 2006 — and treatable if caught early. Federal health officials say they are aware of two other confirmed and one probable case of plague in the U.S. so far this year — an aversee PLAGUE page 10
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Bill Clinton: ‘Winner-take-all or all in this together?’ CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — President Barack Obama inherited a wreck of an economy, “put a floor under the crash” and laid the foundation for millions of good new jobs, former President Bill Clinton declared Wednesday night in a Democratic National Convention appeal aimed at millions of hard-pressed Americans yet to decide how to vote. “If you want a you’re-on-your-own, winner-take-all society, you should support the Republican ticket,” Clinton said. “If you want a country of shared prosperity
and shared responsibility — a we’re-all-inthis-together society — you should vote for Barack Obama and Joe Biden.” Obama’s high command released the remarks before Clinton’s appearance as they struggled to bury the news of an embarrassing retreat on the party platform. Under criticism from Republican challenger Mitt Romney, they abruptly rewrote the day-old document to insert a reference to God and to declare that Jerusalem “is and will remain the capital of Israel.” Some delegates objected loudly, but Los Angeles
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, presiding in the largely-empty hall, ruled them outvoted. White House aides said Obama had personally ordered the changes. The episode was an unwanted intrusion for Democratic officials, who scripted the evening to showcase Clinton, popular 12 years after he left office with the budget in balance and now their unofficial ambassador-in-chief to anxious voters in a tough economy. “In Tampa the Republican argument see DEMOCRATS page 13
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — President Barack Obama’s decision Wednesday to scrap plans to accept his Democratic nomination before a massive crowd outdoors was as much about trying to mitigate political risk in a key battleground state as it was about public safety. His party blamed severe weather forecasts in announcing that Obama would host the final night of his convention
indoors instead of at a 74,000-seat football stadium. But Democrats also worried Obama’s leadership would be questioned and he would anger voters in the closely contested state if changed venues at the last minute or held a rain-soaked event. Republicans dismissed the Democrats explanation, arguing that Obama didn’t have enough support to fill Bank of America Stadium in a state that he’s struggling to win.
Obama squeaked out a victory in North Carolina in 2008, but polls show him trailing Republican rival Mitt Romney two months from Election Day. The weather call means the president now will address a far smaller crowd indoors in the same hall where Democrats have gathered for the first two days of their convention. The Time Warner Cable Arena see OBAMA page 11
FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) — The Secret Service said Wednesday it is investigating the reported theft of copies of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s federal tax records during a break-in at an accounting office in Franklin. Someone claiming responsibility demanded $1 mil-
lion not to make them public. An anonymous letter sent to Romney’s accounting firm and political offices in Tennessee and published online sought $1 million in hard-to-trace Internet currency to prevent the disclosure of his tax filings, which have emerged as a key focus
during the 2012 presidential race. Romney released his 2010 tax returns and a 2011 estimate in January, but he has refused to disclose his returns from earlier years. Romney’s accounting firm, PricewaterhouseCoopers, said there was no evidence see ROMNEY page 8
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‘Four more years’ of the same? “One question, Mr. President,” read the words on the front cover of this week’s Economist, behind a silhouette of the back of Barack Obama’s head, “just what would you do with another four years?” It’s a good question, and one that’s still open as Barack Obama prepares to deliver his acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention in rainstorm-plagued Charlotte Thursday night. Other presidents seeking re-election have usually provided a more or less convincing answer. George W. Bush said he would try to reform Social Security and advance energy independence. Bill Clinton said he would provide “a bridge to the twenty-first century,” which turned out to include significant tax cuts and a lunge toward Medicare reform. Bush failed to deliver on Social Security, and Clinton failed to deliver on Medicare, but both tried to pivot from a first-term to a second-term agenda. The first George Bush, in contrast, didn’t seem to pivot. He gave the impression he’d just keep going on. That wasn’t good enough for voters. Obama similarly has not pivoted. Unlike Clinton, he did not shift ground when his party was rejected in the off-year election. For a second term he has been calling for more infrastructure stimulus, more unionized teachers and (though he has said it’s harmful in a time of economic sluggishness) higher tax rates on high earners. Republican strategist Karl Rove had a bit of fun with this last week in his Wall Street Journal column, imagining how a more moderate and compromising Obama would be running well ahead now, as Clinton was at this point in 1996. Instead, the Obama campaign, with assists from mainstream media and during the months it had a money advantage, has concentrated on demonizing Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan. Clinton did this with great effect on Bob Dole in 1996. It hasn’t worked so well this time. The Democrats’ other strategy is to rouse the enthusiasm of their various disparate constituencies. This hasn’t worked for an incumbent Democrat since Harry Truman in 1948. But it is something you fall back on given the nature of the Democratic Party. The Republicans have always had a core constituency of people considered by themselves and others as typical Americans — Northern Protestants in the 19th century, white married Christians today — who are by themselves less
than a majority. The Democratic Party has typically been a coalition of out-groups — white Southerners and big city Catholics in the 19th century. Today, the coalition includes blacks and to a lesser extent Hispanics, unmarried women, members of the Millennial generation, public employee union members and, most important, the group that demographer Joel Kotkin dubbed gentry liberals. They don’t always agree. Blacks tend to oppose same-sex marriage, while gentry liberals strongly favor it. Labor unions want the Keystone pipeline, while environmentalists want to kill it. Other difficulties have surfaced. Democrats to their surprise find themselves on the defensive on Medicare, needing to explain why they took $716-billion from it and gave it to the still unpopular Obamacare. Late in the game, Obama decided to rope in Bill Clinton to give a big convention speech Wednesday night. In effect, he’s trying to suggest his second four years will look like Clinton’s. In the meantime, there is evidence that the Democratic Party brand, to use marketing term, is in trouble. Pollster Scott Rasmussen periodically estimates party identification on the basis of thousands of robocall interviews of likely voters. His findings have been uncannily close to the exit polls. In the last quarter of 2008, his party ID numbers were 41-percent Democratic, 33-percent Republican. The 2008 exit poll showed Democrats ahead in party ID by 39 to 32-percent. In the third quarter of 2010, Rasmussen pegged party ID as tied at 35-percent. The 2010 exit poll showed it exactly the same. The third quarter of 2012 is not yet over. But the Rasmussen party ID numbers for the second and third quarters combined are ominous for Obama’s party: 34-percent Democratic, 36-percent Republican. Republicans are up only 3-percent from 2008, but Democrats are down 7-percent. The partisan playing field has changed a lot since 2008. But Obama’s policies have not. There has been no pivot. It will be interesting to see how loudly and often the delegates cheer, “Four more years!” (Syndicated columnist Michael Barone is senior political analyst for The Washington Examiner, is a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, a Fox News Channel contributor and co-author of The Almanac of American Politics.)
LETTERS I hope to thank each of you personally, not enough space here To the editor, Thank You, Thank You, Thank You! These words will never be enough to express my deepest gratitude for the absolute outpouring of goodwill, warm wishes and friendship that so many of you have shown me over the month since my motorcycle accident in Nebraska. Accidents are unfortunate enough and when they happen so far from home, it can be even more challenging to remain optimistic. This wasn’t the case for me at all thanks to all of you who took the time to reach out to me. From the balloons to the flowers to the cards to the daily phone calls — the middle of Nebraska felt as much like home as any place surrounded with friends and family could be. To those of you who took the time to go way out of your way to drive or ride motorcycles to see me in the hospital — thank you! You have no idea how healing it is to see familiar faces. Thank you to my friends at our local newspapers, especially The Laconia Daily Sun, Citizen and Union Leader for frequently checking in on me and reporting back to your readers. I also want to thank Governor Lynch for personally calling me several times
to check in on me. All of my Amtrak friends — especially the Chicago crew (T.O.M.A) that welcomed me home and ensured my safe and comfortable travel home-thank you! Traveling cross-country on a motorcycle certainly has lots of occasions for surprises, and I’ve had my fair share of them but more importantly, it offers a unique opportunity to make friends in a variety of places and through a variety of circumstances. The friendship and concern shown to me from across the country has re-instilled my faith in people and in our motorcycle community. I hope to be able to thank each of you, my friends, in person because I certainly don’t have enough space here to do so properly. Being home in Laconia is a gift and for that blessing, I will be eternally grateful. Though I didn’t make it to Sturgis for my consecutive 37th year in August, I do plan on finishing my trip this spring and memories of the support and friendship shown to me through this will be the sun and wind on my back the whole way. Charlie St. Clair Laconia
GOP budget is based on work of president’s own commission To the editor, I have to ask Paul Bonneville what he is talking about in his attack on Romney and Ryan. You make it sound like Mitt Romney doesn’t believe in the conservative principles that this country was founded on. You insinuate that Mitt Romney will do whatever it takes to become president, much like Obama did. You talk about the “Nuns on the Bus” group of Catholic nuns that traveled across the country speaking against the Paul Ryan budget plan that passed the House of Representatives. Of course this tour, which was paid for in part by the nonpartisan Corporation for Public Broadcasting with tax dollars. This is some of the waste that the budget is trying to stop. Of course the talking points that Sister Simone Campbell brought out were based on lies from Nancy Pelosi about what is really in the budget. This budget is based on the President’s Commission on Debt Reduction
that he refused to implement any portion of. What this budget does is reduce the tax rates for everyone and every business and eliminate the tax loopholes that benefit the wealthy like the deductions for second homes, yachts and airplanes. This budget strengthens the middle class and reduces the government’s dependency on borrowed money from China. It strengthens Social Security and Medicare so it will be there well into the future. It strengthens the safety net for Americans and increases revenues so the stifling debt Obama has put us into can be reduced. If President Obama touted the Simpson/Boles commission so much then why didn’t he implement any of their recommendations to reduce debt? Could it be that he wants all the extra money he can get so he can buy votes in deals like Solyndra? Greg Knytych New Hampton
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LETTERS What will happen if Gilford fire truck is voted down? Nothing!
It’s not up to the teacher to convince a kid to do well in school
To the editor, What has changed since the people of Gilford voted down the new fire truck last March? Absolutely NOTHING! The voters of Gilford need to only ask themselves one question: when they pull back the curtain and vote on the fire truck next week, what will happen if this is voted down? The answer: absolutely NOTHING. You don’t have a back up truck now and you won’t have one for nearly a year after the vote. This is an undisputed fact. Whatever temporary measure that is in place for the next nine to 10 months will certainly work a few more months, or even longer. If we wait until later this fall we can actually attempt to have a dialogue as to whether or not the tiny town of Gilford actually needs a fire truck, valued at roughly $450,000, on standby for use when the front line truck needs repair. To the point, the BOFE didn’t bother to fix the old truck. If it were
To the editor, I made the mistake of reading the “letters to the editor” today, something I try not to do because of letters like Tony Boutin’s from Aug 31st. A giant, uneducated, ultra right-wing-minded rant about teachers was all it was. I’m sure he is just trying to bait people like me into writing back. Well, it worked. Mr. Boutin’s style and method of writing is embarrassing to himself and other people who are truly “conservative”. I bet if you did have kids you were not writing these kind of derogatory letters while they were in school. Only 20 or so years ago, I finished high school, then college, and what I seem to remember is “you get out what you put in”. If I tried hard, I got an “A”. If I didn’t try hard, I got a bad grade. I never blamed any teacher, like you are doing. Do you blame a police officer and their union if someone commits a crime or speeds? Crime keeps happening even though we hire more and more police officers. You say we have a lot more teachers now, that they are overpaid because of unions (?), and they are failing our kids. What about the parents of those kids? Parents have to care and so do the kids if they are going to do well. It’s not up to the teachers to convince a kid to do well in school, and ultimately, life. Maybe you missed your calling and should have become a teacher since you seem
really an emergency wouldn’t they have at least fixed it? The Gilford Board of Fire Engineers has created this whole debacle and wasted piles of taxpayer dollars to create the illusion of an emergency. And why? Because they simply couldn’t stand the idea of the people saying NO! They knew that it would be far easier to attack any dissenting view, inflame the firemen by making it seem like any dissenting opinion was a personal attack on their performance, and get a judge to agree with them because a judge isn’t that intimate with any communities business. Any judge would simply let the people decide. The voters of Gilford already decided and can once again remind them that NO means NO! The need for a new truck can be better discussed without the pressure of time. Especially since no real time restraint exists. Terry Stewart Gilford
Let’s think about what life was like in glory days of small govt. To the editor, The following is a well written letter from a woman in Tacoma, Washington that reflects my experience. The writer is my age, 86. New thinking is necessary, but we can not ignore the good of our history. “It’s too bad that young Paul Ryan was not around to enjoy the glory days of really small government. In 1929 my father, an engineer, lost his job when his company abruptly cancelled plans for an oil refinery. There was no severance pay, no job retraining, no unemployment insurance, no welfare. It was, “Pack up your slide rule and go home.” We survived by my father taking any work he could find, from fighting wildfires to digging ditches, and by my grandparents’ vegetable garden and chicken house. There was no Social Security for them, nor Medicare. One good thing, in those days you did not lose medical benefits if
you lost your job — there were none. Health care was simple: if you could afford it, you got it, if not, you put it off with sometimes fatal results. Ryan mentions his three small children, has he asked his grandparents if they feared losing children to measles, whooping cough, or polio? Should the government really be involved in something like research or the Center for Infectious Diseases? Are there savings to be had there? If Ryan had been the small business man he likes to invoke, he would have found that if his customers could not pay their bills, neither could he. His bank could not extend a loan because it had closed, and his savings in it were gone. F.D.I.C. is so big government. We can probably do with a lot less government if we are willing to go backwards, but it would probably not save much money, as we would be a third world economy.” Kent Warner, Center Harbor
to know how to fix all the educational system’s problems. Yes, there are more teachers than there used to be (obviously). The population is greater than it used to be, and is still growing. As a matter of fact, it seems as though we have more of every kind of job title due to population, etc. What a surprise. I do agree that unions don’t belong everywhere, but your obvious hatred of them shows. Maybe you are angry because you didn’t pass the test to get into the power/phone company or maybe the police or civil service. Who knows. As a proud, hard working union member, I personally feel that better pay and benefits are a good thing, especially for my local economy, which is where I spend my money. You’ll find most union members do their best to build and buy USA. Also, maybe you don’t realize that if it wasn’t for unions, most Americans, union or not, would be not benefit from things like paid overtime (instead of being told to work nights and weekends or your fired), safe work places, vacation time, and insurance. P.S. Someone please tell Mr. Boutin his CAPS LOCK keeps getting stuck on every other word in his letters. On second thought, he can just blame his writing teacher for that. Martin Carney Sandwich
Youssef understands importance of friendly business climate To the editor, Energetic, focused and principled are qualities found in Josh Youssef. Josh is a young entrepreneur who has built his business from the bottom up. As a well grounded individual who listens, but is not afraid to discuss differences of opinion. Unabashedly a social conservative he does not shy away from the hard questions. Josh understands the importance of a friendly business climate that will allow free-
market principles to work. Josh will make a great state senator. Josh also offers the people of New Hampshire a sincere desire to serve, to make a difference and to have an honest, transparent government. He is one with true statesman qualities. It is an honor and a privilege to endorse Josh Youssef for State Senate District 7. Karen Testerman Franklin
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To the editor, Since Dr. Racicot mentioned my name — now remember, he started this exchange — I stand ready to respond to any spokesperson for Bill Grimm. Grimm does not like being challenged by facts. Yes Doctor, my candidate, Josh Youseff, who passed my tough questioning on issues important to me (100-percent) asked me to speak on his behalf at the GOP candidate’s night. Taking a page out of “The Franklin Gang’s” playbook dirty personal attacks, one obviously is uninformed, Doc; I was there because, as Josh explained to Chairman Alan Glassman, is with his son on Wednesday evening each week. Perhaps only a divorced father would understand how important it is to have those few hours while your son spends the rest of the week with the mother. Should Grimm be elected, and not
with my vote (I have principles), will he be an inside lobbyist for LRGH? Doc, you mentioned that your guy is/ has been a member of the Board of Trustees — I didn’t say it, you did. It will be surprising if the press talks about what I brought forward two days ago during my radio program: Bill Grimm is terrible at math, and I question his integrity. How could he not remember a $1,000 donation from Craig Benson in July, among others; and now caught, he is quickly amending his Campaign Finance Report to the Secretary of State to reflect money Grimm “forgot” to include. Yes, District 7 could have a better candidate than one who does not answer questions re: issues (http://www.joshfornh. com/category/video/). Laconia has not had a state senator from Laconia since 1960, perhaps it is time. Niel Young Laconia
That’s a very naive view of how Holderness got back in District 2 To the editor, I write this letter in response to Kay M. Anderson’s recent letter to the editor. Ms. Anderson writes that it was Bob Lamb’s testimony in Concord that resulted in Holderness remaining in District 2, which enabled Plymouth State University to stay in tact and not be split between two districts. Ms. Anderson, however, failed to give credit to the many residents in Holderness who made telephone calls and wrote e-mails and letters to Senator Jeanie Forrester to request that Holderness remain in District 2. In fact, Senator Forrester went to leadership and asked them to reconsider the
vote on the plan. The vote was delayed one week so that the district could be redrawn and Holderness put back into District 2. You see, Ms. Anderson, Senator Forrester listens to her constituents. An e-mail from Senate President Peter Bragdon noted that “ We will be amending the redistricting plan to put Holderness back into District 2. Senator Forrester fought hard for that.” If Ms. Anderson believes that Bob Lamb single-handedly was responsible for Holderness being brought back into District 2, then she is extremely naive. Mary Ann Adams Holderness
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LETTERS Do people of District 7 want Main St. success or Wall Street math? To the editor, Recently, a supporter of Josh Youssef’s opponent wrote a letter in which he asked the people of District 7 to vote against Mr. Youssef because he felt that Josh is “unelectable”. Fortunately for the people of District 7, that is not for Mr. Racicot, (a resident of Sanbornton, which is outside of District 7) to decide, and nothing could be further from the truth. Josh Youssef was born and raised in Laconia and has a extensive background in business. At age 19, Josh opened his first small business and today owns the State of New Hampshire’s largest computer repair store, creating jobs right here in District 7. His deep local roots and small business experience means he understands what Main Street business owner need and knows how to implement the solutions which are needed to make it possible. In contrast, Bill Grimm offers an entirely different set of qualifications.
While Josh started his own business and has been creating jobs for over two decades, Mr. Grimm’s “business experience” consists of long tenures on Wall St. and at Bank of America, two areas that have shown a disturbing lack of integrity and which have manipulated the government to give them record profits. Mr. Grimm’s Wall Street tenure is evident in his fund raising reports, which are wrought with arithmetic issues (and according to some reports, fraud as well.) Ultimately, the choice is clear. Do the people of District 7 want Main Street business success, or Wall Street fuzzy math? Clear solutions, or a wait and see attitude? Principled conservative leadership, or a moderate followthe-leader RINO? Josh Youssef is a principled conservative leader with clear solutions for N.H., and I ask you to join me in voting for Josh Youssef on Sept 11th. Troy “Epic” Brown Laconia
In my opinion, Youssef is only conservative running for Senate 7 To the editor, I am enthusiastically endorsing Joshua Youssef for the N.H. State Senate Seat District 7. As a former member of the State Republican Committee, former city chair of the Laconia GOP, and former City Councilor, I recognize Joshua Youssef has the talent to be a strong and effective leader. I have personally have known Joshua Youssef for 20 years. I’ve had the privilege of getting to know his family as well. I had his father, Fouad Youssef as a teacher in college. His grandmother Ann Stewart use to be the secretary at the Laconia Middle School, when I was there 30 years ago! I can’t leave out his mum, Susan Youssef and his siblings, Zach, Travis and Nadina. All good people! He has
deep roots to the Lakes Region. I’ve worked for Joshua Youssef in the past. He is a hard working father who always goes the extra mile. Joshua built his business from the ground up and will take this determination to solve New Hampshire’s problems. What about his politics? He is the only conservative in the race in my opinion. He is against a sales or income tax and took the tax pledge. He believes in the 2nd Amendment and will defend liberty. In other words, he understands what the role of the government should be, limited! Therefore, I urge you to vote for Joshua Youssef Dist. 7 NH State Senate in the Republican Primary on Sept 11th. Tom Brown, Jr. Laconia
Dick Green came through as much more moderate; I’ll vote for him To the editor, I would very much like the publisher of The Laconia Daily Sun to know how much this writer values the reporting of your paper’s Michael Kitch. In the Sept. 4th and 5th editions there were articles with his byline that supplied the information which I have been seeking to decide how I will vote in the Republican primary election. Tuesday’s “Wide philosophical gulf between Bolster & Cormier” cited candidate Jane Cormier as taking aim at Representative Peter Bolster’s voting record.”stressing that he has earned low marks from conservative organizations.” Specifically the House Republican Alliance rated Bolster at 56-percent, with Representative Alida Milham of Gilford scoring the lowest of all. In as much as the Republican Alliance seems to me to continually align itself with the most extreme right of Republicanism, the lower the Alli-
ance’s grade the more apt I am to cast my vote for the low scorers. Similarly, in Wednesday’s paper Kitch wrote “Alton, Barnstead & Gilmanton Republicans to help decide (Senate) primary contest ...” and I was able to learn that Representative Sam Cataldo, now running in the Senate primary against Dick Green, was awarded the high score of 88-percent by the Alliance. Eighty-eight almost demands an exclamation mark! As if that were not enough to determine my vote for “the other guy,” Kitch went on to outline the views of the two candidates on many of the economic and social issues troubling today’s voters. Green came through as much more the moderate of the two. Case closed, on to the polls next Tuesday! Bob Longabaugh Alton Bay
Let’s handle current backup fire truck in a lower cost manner To the editor, I have spent a lot of time on Gilford budgets and understand the replacement fire engine issue. Through the years I have been very supportive of the Fire Department. I don’t feel Gilford needs a new, first-line engine,
a backup at an age of nine years. Let’s handle the current backup in a lower cost manner and save some dollars to pay for the Fire Department’s list of planned expenditures over the next several years: e.g. fire boat, ambulance, pickup and station upgrades.
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Still an issue between Belknap County Commissioners office & Registry of Deeds LACONIA — Belknap County Administrator Debra Shackett told commissioners Wednesday morning that a recently approved agreement with Belknap County Register of Deeds Barbara Luther that settled a long-standing dispute over accounting procedures isn’t being implemented. “One party isn’t living up to their end of the bargain,’’ Shackett told commissioners, who said that unless the agreement is being adhered to the county should return to court to seek compliance. But Luther says that she is at a loss to understand what the complaint is about. “I feel I have done everything requested of me. We made changes as of the first day of business in September, given them all the information from the office on a daily basis and written checks as the agreement asked for,’’ said Luther. The agreement specifies that all checks issued by the Registry of Deeds have to be signed by both the Registry of Deeds and the Belknap County treasurer and that’s where the problem lies, according to Shackett, who says that Luther apparently has a different understanding of the agreement than the county. She expressed confidence, however, that the new issue could be resolved. An August 27 press release from the county announced that the agreement between the two parties had been reached and Belknap County Commission Chairman Edward Philpot heralded it as “a true win for everyone involved but particularly the taxpayers and citizens of Belknap County”. The dispute began in May of last year when the county’s auditors issued what is known as a management letter which criticized three specific “material weaknesses” in the record keeping or handling of public funds as alleged in a lawsuit brought by the commissioners against the registrar as a result of those findings. ROMNEY from page 2 that any Romney tax files were stolen. “At this time there is no evidence that our systems have been compromised or that there was any unauthorized access to the data in question,” PricewaterhouseCoopers spokesman Chris Atkins said. In Washington, Secret Service spokesman Edwin Donovan confirmed the agency was investigating. The Romney campaign declined to comment, referring all questions to the accounting firm. Franklin police said there were no recent alarms or break-ins reported at the site. “We’ve had nothing from that address in August,” Police Lt. Charles J. Warner said. There was no sign of forced entry at the five-story building that housed the accounting firm’s local office, not far from the Cool Springs Galleria, a large mall about 20 miles south of Nashville. The building does not restrict access during business hours and has no guard. After-hours access to the doors
The criticisms included the fact that at times a single individual controlled “all phases of a particular (financial) activity” and certain record keeping processes. The management letter did not allege or imply any actual wrongdoing by the registry staff but dealt with improving procedures in keeping with modern accounting standards. When the parties and registrar could not agree on system changes to address the criticisms, the commissioners brought the lawsuit last October asking the Belknap County Superior Court to “order the (Registry) to conform with the recommendations of the management letter”. The county was represented in the matter by attorney Paul Fitzgerald and Belknap County Registrar Barbara Luther was represented by attorney Philip McLaughlin. Shackett explained that a mediation session was held in June of this year resulting in an agreement that successfully addressed the three criticisms contained in the management letter while providing the registry with a degree of autonomy that Ms. Luther had claimed was necessary under state law. The agreement allows the existing checking account used by the Register of Deeds to be continued and requires that any checks or withdrawals from that account be signed by the Register of Deeds and the Belknap County treasurer. It also establishes procedures for the daily handling of payments and operations at the office. Commissioners said the settlement is consistent with recommended best accounting practices and removes a negative comment from the county audit. Shackett joined Commissioner Philpot in emphasizing that the result of the lawsuit was a “win-win-win” situation in that the parties were spared the cost and distraction of further litigation and the citizens of Belknap County were receiving an improved and more transparent accounting system.
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Winni Playhouse Masquerade will have ‘passengers’ taking a cruise on the Titanic LACONIA — The Winnipesaukee Playhouse invites guests to step back in time and come aboard the Titanic for the inaugural Playhouse Masquerade. The event will be held on Saturday, September 22 from 7-11 p.m. at the Lodge at Gunstock Mountain Resort. “Passengers” will experience the age of opulence and grace as they help support the Playhouse’s Capital Campaign. The Lodge at Gunstock will be transformed to represent the grandeur of the great ship. There will be food stations and passed hors d’ouevres with a menu suggestive of the food that was served in the upper class dining areas. The focus of the evening is to celebrate the culture of the era with appropriate food, clothing and entertainment, but also to honor the memory of the tragedy. To that end, each passenger will be issued an individualized passport connecting them to a real passenger on the Titanic and providing biographical information about that passenger. The entertainment will include music, dance and theatre performances representative of both what happened on the ship itself and the era in general. Actors have been hired to portray both famous and unknown passengers aboard the ship. Guests are requested, but certainly not required, to get into the spirit of the evening by dressing is period-appropriate costumes. Costume ideas and suggestions for where to rent or purchase costumes are available on the Playhouse’s website. Playhouse costumer, Lesley Pankhurst, who is on the event committee says, “in the theatre industry, costume and dress up play a huge part in what we do everyday. One of our board members noted
that while I may get to play with wigs and funny hats everyday if I want to, most people stop getting opportunities to dress up by the time they reach adulthood. He thought that it would be fun to give people the chance to show their creativity with a ‘grown up costume party’ and that’s where the idea for an annual Playhouse Masquerade came from. We decided it would be even more fun to make it a different theme each year and the 100th anniversary of the Titanic’s voyage seemed like a natural choice for this year.” The event committee is mindful that some guests may not want to dress in costume and that is fine too. Pankhurst says, “really, anything goes. There will be a wide range from women decked out in full upper class splendor to men in newsboy caps and suspenders. Our goal is to ensure that everyone has a great time, costumed or not. A suit and tie or a skirt and blouse would be perfectly appropriate.” Board Chairman Christopher Boothby says, “this won’t be a typical sit-down dinner fundraiser. Our goal is to produce a fun, interactive evening with ‘pop-up’ skits and sketches, varied kinds of entertainment and other surprises. We’ll keep guests on their toes!” The event is made possible by a generous donation from lead sponsor Bonnette, Page and Stone Corp. with additional support from Cross Insurance, Meredith Village Savings Bank and Gunstock Mountain Resort. The Playhouse is also appreciative of support received by WLNH and Divine Inspirations in Meredith. Tickets cost $75 per person and can be purchased online at www.winniplayhouse.org or call (603) 366-7377 for more details. Reservations are requested by Friday, September 14.
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from preceding page of a $100 gift card. Next, the winner of a $500 gift card would be drawn. Finally, the ticket for the winner of the grand-prize, the 2012 Street-Glide. Perhaps caught up in the excitement of the moment, the first name to be drawn, Sarah Tillotson of Richford, Vt., was declared the grand prize winner. Anne Deli, owner of the dealership, found a generous compromise to ensure that all would leave the raffle happy: she gave both Tillotson and the rightful grand prize winner, Adam Wilson of Massena, N.Y., a brand-new motorcycle. The error did not affect the second-place winner, Gary Gagne. “While it was an honest mistake, we felt that it was important to maintain the integrity of this raffle and future non-profit partners and award two motorcycles — one to the person we announced on stage and another to the rightful winner,” said Anne Deli, owner of the dealership. “We are delighted that two people will enjoy the thrill of owning and riding a Harley.” The contribution will further the Winnipesaukee Playhouse’s Capital Campaign, a fund raising effort which will enable the continued renovation and expansion of the organization’s Meredith campus. In the last four years, Laconia Harley-Davidson has raised over $120,000 in support of New Hampshire nonprofits including the Loon Preservation Society, the New Hampshire Food Bank and now, The Winnipesaukee Playhouse. Laconia Harley-Davidson announced the motorcycle donation as a kick-off to Laconia Bike Week in June. Organizers expected to sell raffle tickets throughout the entire summer but support for the Playhouse was overwhelming. All 2,500 raffle tickets sold out in record time during Laconia Bike Week. “The support we received from Laconia HarleyDavidson was an amazing kick-start to our summer season, and a huge asset to our capital campaign,” said Winnipesaukee Playhouse executive director Bryan Halperin. “Construction is already underway on the new theatre and Laconia Harley-Davidson’s contribution will not only go a long way in helping us achieve our goals but also proves there is great support for our new theatre campus from the local business community.” The Winnipesaukee Playhouse is a nonprofit organization that develops and stages professional and community-based theatrical productions and provides year-round opportunities in theatre and the performing arts for the community. The Playhouse currently performs in an intimate Off-Broadway style theatre in a renovated store front in Laconia. The performance space has been praised by patrons for making them feel a part of the play, however with only 84 seats and an increasing demand for tickets and programming, the physical capacity of the space has prompted the organization to find ways to expand. The Playhouse is in the midst of a three-phased plan to create a state-of-the-art theatre campus in Meredith that will provide artistic and educational opportunities for the community and expand programming that will serve Lakes Region residents, businesses and visitors. “The Winnipesaukee Playhouse provides immense value to the community and the region — which goes far beyond providing high-quality performances,” said Deli, owner of Laconia Harley-Davidson. “Its leadership is dedicated to transforming the Lakes Region into a cultural destination — an effort that is taking shape. We are proud to support that vision and grateful for the generosity of our customers, staff and New Hampshire HOG Chapters who supported this campaign.”
Voters will be asked for ID on Tuesday but still allowed to vote if they do not present one By Michael Kitch
LACONIA — The enactment of the so-called “Voter ID” law earlier this year will require all New Hampshire voters to present photographic identification when they go to the polls in federal, state and local elections. The requirements of the law will be phased in over a period of time. Voters casting ballots in all elections before September 1, 2013, including the primary election on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 and the general election on Tuesday November 6, 2012 will be asked for a photo ID. One of the following will be required: a driver’s license, either current or expired, issued by any state; an ID card issued by the New Hampshire Division of Motor Vehicles; a United States Armed Services ID card; a United States passport, either current or expired; a valid photo ID issued by the federal government or by a state, county or municipal government; a valid student ID card; or other photo ID deemed legitimate by the supervisors of the checklist, the moderator or the clerk. In addition, a supervisor of the checklist, the moderator or the clerk familiar with a voter, who is without one of the above forms of photo ID may personally verify his or her identity. Before November 1, 2012, any voter without one of the approved forms of photo ID will be informed of
the requirements of the law and permitted to vote. In other words, voters without photo ID will be permitted to vote in the primary election on Tuesday, September 11, 2012. However, voters who fail to present an approved photo ID at elections after November 1, 2012 and before September 1, 2013, which includes the general election on Tuesday, November 6, 2012, will only be permitted to vote after completing a “challenged voter affidavit.” The affidavit is a sworn statement that reads: “I, ______________________, do solemnly swear (or affirm) under penalties of voter fraud, that I am the identical person whom I represent myself to be, that I am a duly qualified voter of this town (or ward), and have a legal domicile therein.” After November 1, 2012 all those who completed a “challenged voter affidavit” in order to vote in the general election will receive a letter from the New Hampshire Secretary of State requesting confirmation that they voted in the election. They will be given 90 days from the date of the postmark to respond in writing, If they do not respond within the prescribed 90 days, the New Hampshire Attorney General will conduct an investigation to determine if fraudulent votes were cast. For further information about the photo ID law or election procedures residents may contact the City Clerk, Mary Reynolds, at 527-1265. or visit City Hall.
TRAILS from page one the three groups have worked independently and no one has developed an overall strategic plan for the entire trail. Shackett foresees meeting several times with each group as well as holding joint meetings at which collaborative efforts could be developed to chart the most efficient process to complete the trail. She said the completed trail is seen as a big boost for tourism and outdoor activity and that the bike/ walking path will boost economic activity in the county while increasing property values. The first phase of the WOW Trail in Laconia, extending from the North Main Street to Lakeport Square was completed two years ago and the organization is currently working to raise funds for the second phase of the project, which would extend from the Laconia Railroad Station to the Belmont town line and is expected to cost about $900,000 . In Belmont , BRATT has raised $850,000, 80-per-
cent of which is coming from the N.H. DOT Transportation Enhancement Program, for a trail which will start at the Mosquito Bridge and run along Rte. 3 to Osborne’s Agway, where it will veer sharply up to the state-owned rail line which runs alongside Lake Winnisquam and traverse behind the Belknap Mall to the Belmont-Laconia town line. The Winnipesaukee River Trail has two completed segments, one which extends 3.1 miles from downtown Franklin to the Northfield train station and was completed in 2005, and a 2 mile segment from the train station to Rte. 140, which was completed two years ago. The Winnipesaukee River Trail Association is currently seeking to raise $50,000 in order to obtain $508,000 in federal funds for construction of a bridge across the Winnipesaukee River from Granite Street in Northfield to Knapp Road in Tilton, to complete what it calls ‘’the missing link’’ on that section of the rail trail.
OBAMA from page one will be set up for about 15,000 people — mostly official convention participants — when Obama speaks. That’s just slightly larger than the president’s biggest crowd this election cycle, though an audience of millions will be watching on television. Vice President Joe Biden will also speak Thursday at the indoor arena. Republicans, who canceled the first day of their convention due to weather in Tampa, Fla., accused Democrats of downgrading their events because of
low enthusiasm. “You can’t believe a thing this administration says,” said former New Hampshire Gov. John Sununu, a Romney backer. “Their campaign promised you rain or shine the president would be speaking there. Then when they couldn’t get a crowd, they brought it inside. I think those facts speak for themselves.” Democratic officials had said earlier this week that Obama would speak outside if it were raining, but not in the event of severe weather.
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Myers says Supreme Court decision on retirement system pass down costs won’t effect local tax burdens any further BY MICHAEL KITCH THE LACONIA DAILY SUN
LACONIA — City Manager Scott Myers said yesterday that the decision by the New Hampshire Supreme Court upholding legislation that first reduced and then eliminated the state’s share of the employer contribution to the New Hampshire Retirement System for municipal and school district employees would have no further impact on the municipal budget. Myers said that the state reduced its contribution from 35-percent to 30-percent in 2009 and from 30-percent to 25-percent in 2010 and then eliminated it altogether. Both the city and the school district incorporated the increased cost of employer retirement contributions in their budgets, budgeting to pay the entire employer contribution beginning on July 1, 2011. The only future effect, he said, would be the annual increase in the employer contribution. Myers said that the Board of Trustees of the New Hampshire Retirement System typically sets the rates for the next fiscal year, which begins in July, in September or October. AMBULANCE from page one selectman still serving who was on the board when the decision was made in 2011 to take a new ambulance purchase to the voters. He said he was not initially in favor of a new ambulance when first approached by the former Fire Chief John DeSilva until he was convinced by him and his command staff that the 2004 truck was “junk.” He said at the time, selectmen were told it was “breaking down daily” and, armed with that information, he and former Selectman Andrew Livernois, changed their positions on buying a new ambulance early and worked to convince the Budget Committee and the electorate that buying it “out-of-rotation” was the right thing to do. “I cannot in good conscious go against the will of the people,” Nickerson said. In favor of keeping the 2004 ambulance in service is Selectman Karen Ober. She said she initially was of the opinion that Sanbornton was a one-ambulance town but, after realizing how much money the town had spent keeping the 2004 ambulance operating and learning that it is repaired and working properly, she said it didn’t make sense to get rid of it.
The City of Concord, along with Belknap County and the Mascenic Regional School District, brought suit against the state claiming that the legislation violated the constitutional prohibition against unfunded mandates. Part 1, Article 28-a of the Constitution stipulates that the state “shall not mandate or assign any new, expanded or modified programs or responsibilities to any political subdivision in such a way as to necessitate additional local expenditures by the political subdivision unless such programs are fully funded by the state.” Although the justices acknowledged the increase in local expenditures, they held that an increase, in and of itself, did not amount to an expanded responsibility, which would require “some substantive change to an underlying function, duty or activity performed or to be performed by local government.” The increased contribution paid by municipalities, counties and school districts is estimated to have raised local expenditures by $9-million in 2010, $18-million in in 2011 and $59-million in 2012, all of it funded by property taxes.
Ober also pointed out that if the new ambulance is busy or out-of-service for maintenance, the department still has to respond with a fire truck and two EMTs. The problem, she said, is that towns are only reimbursed for patients who are transported and, without a second ambulance, a different agency will take the patient to the hospital, despite the Sanbornton response. She also said that since the 2004 ambulance was finally fixed, it’s maintenance costs have been minimal. “We spent $30,000 to fix this thing,” she said, calling it a “paid-for asset.” Breaking the tie was Selectman Guy Giunta who said he’s spent the last two weeks worrying about the issue. “Bottom line, I just cannot go against a warrant article,” he said, adding that if the topic of being a two-ambulance town was part of the decision in 2011, the discussion at the annual town meeting would have been a very different one. Giunta also referenced a legal opinion given to selectmen by town atty. Christopher Boldt who advised there was no provision or appropriation for operating a second ambulance and he recommended the board should adhere to the wishes of annual town meeting. Giunta also said that his vote had nothing to do with the individuals who worked for the Fire Department and his decision was not to be interpreted as a lack of faith in them or what they do for the town.
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3 openings remain for LPD’s Citizen Academy LACONIA — Their ages range from 86 to 18-years old and they come from many different walks of life, but they all have one common interest — to learn how a city police department really operates. This year 13 residents have signed up for the sixth Laconia Police Department’s Citizen’s Academy and Capt. Matt Canfield said they still have three spots available for those who are interested. “Our goal is to connect with the community. For people to get to know us, what we do and why we do it,” Canfield said yesterday. According to various Internet sites, cities as diverse as Calgary, Alberta, Canada to Miami, Fla. offer police academies to interested citizens. Each city has its own program tailored to suit the particulars of each city, and Laconia’s participants learn the basics of police work in three-hour-long classes over a 10-week period — each designed to teach a different facet of what policing in Laconia is like. According to Canfield and Lt. Richard Simmons, some Laconia Police Academy graduates have gone on to careers in law enforcement and many other graduates are now participating as volunteer civilian counselors working with police and local social service agencies to help crime victims. This year’s classes will be taught by a number of different Laconia Police officers — each with his or her own specialty or field of assignment. For example, Capt. William Clary — the head of the administrative arm of the department — will discuss the internal complaint process and the
professional standards Laconia Police Officers are required to maintain. Officer Kevin Shortt and his K-9 “Jagger” will present a explanation of canine policing and Sgt. Dennis Ashley will teach a segment on bicycle patrols and their use in downtown and the Weirs sections of town. Ashley is the only Law Enforcement Bicycle Association certified police bicycle instructor in New Hampshire and his annual classes are widely attended by police from all over New England. Prosecutor Jim Sawyer will present an overview of the laws of search and seizure and arrest, while Sgt. Michael Finogle and Patrol Officer Holly Callanan will talk about traffic control and impaired driving. One of the classes also discusses domestic violence and Officer Kendra Neri assisted by representative from New Beginnings Crisis Center and the Child advocacy Center will conduct it. Other classes include use of force, high-risk exposure and Chief Chris Adams will discuss crime trends in Laconia. Participants will also be given tours of the Police Department and the Belknap County House of Corrections. Opportunities for an 8-hour ride-along with a certified officer will be offered. Anyone interested in taking the class, which is on Tuesdays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the community room of the Police Department, should contact the Laconia Police Department at 524-5252 and ask for Lt. Rich Simmons or Capt. Matt Canfield. — Gail Ober
DEMOCRATS from page 2 against the president’s re-election was pretty simple: ‘We left him a total mess, he hasn’t finished cleaning it up yet, so fire him and put us back in,’” Clinton said in advance excerpts. “I like the argument for President Obama’s reelection a lot better. He inherited a deeply damaged economy, put a floor under the crash, began the long hard road to recovery and laid the foundation for a more modern, more well-balanced economy that will produce millions of good new jobs, vibrant new businesses, and lots of new wealth for the innovators.” Obama arrived in his convention city earlier in the day. His formal nomination to a second term in office followed Clinton’s speech on the evening program, and his acceptance speech will mark the convention finale on Thursday night. Clinton’s speech marked the seventh convention in a row he has spoken to party delegates, and the latest twist in a relationship with Obama that has veered
from frosty to friendly. The two men clashed in 2012, when Obama outran Hillary Rodham Clinton’s wife for the Democratic presidential nomination. Clinton, then a New York senator, now Obama’s Secretary of State, was in East Timor as the party met half a world away. She made a cameo appearance on the huge screens inside the Time Warner Cable Arena, though, turning up in a video that celebrated the 12 Democratic women senators currently in office. Whatever the past differences between presidents current and past, Obama and his top aides looked to Clinton as the man best able to vouch for him when it comes to the economy, his largest impediment to re-election. As a group, white men favor Romney over Obama, according to numerous polls, but a Gallup survey taken in July showed 63 percent of them view the former president favorably, to 32 percent who see him in unfavorable terms.
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From left: Irene Gordon, volunteer food preparation assistant; Cindi Swan, community development coordinator for Hands Across the Table; Ann Calson, vice president and business development ofﬁcer at Meredith Village Savings Bank; Lou Gaynor, volunteer head chef; Judi Tucker, assistant vice president, branch and business development manager at MVSB’s Gilford ofﬁce; and Joyce Ringleb, president and co-founder of Hands Across the Table. (Courtesy photo)
Hands Across the Table receives donation from Meredith Village Savings Bank MEREDITH — The Meredith Village Savings Bank Fund (MVSB Fund) has announced a $2,500 grant to Hands Across the Table — a community outreach program that feeds up to 150 local residents each Tuesday evening. “We are so thankful for this award from the MVSB Fund,” said Joyce Ringleb, who chairs the organization. “After only four months of operation, we were often at capacity and found it necessary to increase our funding. This grant from the MVSB Fund helped us purchase the food we needed to continue providing the only complete meal that most of our patrons eat during the week. We wouldn’t have made it through the past year
without such generous contributions from our community. “ Hands Across the Table is a non-profit organization based in Laconia with a mission to provide good food and fellowship to the local community. With the help of volunteers, they serve a healthy meal, on real plates at tables set up with tablecloths and flowers. A diverse group of patrons in the Laconia area attend the dinner each week, including at least 25 children each week. The award to Hands Across the Table is one of 32 grants totaling $78,762 awarded by the MVSB Fund in the most recent grant cycle. Applications for the next set of grants are due by October 15, 2012. More information can be found at www.mvsb.com.
Sanbornton Congregational Church members and visitors putting a puzzle together on Sunday SANBORNTON — At the Sanbornton Congregational Church, Sunday, September 9 will not be called “Rally Sunday,” “Homecoming Sunday” or “Kick-off Sunday.” What name will the congregation choose for this day, when Sunday School classes resume and Fall ministries begin? Two suggestions from the pastor are “Faith Formation Sunday” and “New Beginnings Sunday.” In preparation for this special Sunday, Rev. Ruth Martz has given or sent out blank puzzle pieces to church members, children, and friends, who are asked to write or draw on their pieces and then bring them to worship on September 9. The puzzle will be placed in front of the pulpit, for each person to add his or her piece through September 23. Extra puzzle pieces will be available for visitors and newcomers. In the church’s newsletter, the pastor
wrote: “The puzzle will be put together as a symbol of our united commitment as the Sanbornton Congregational Church, UCC, to “New Beginnings” and “Faith Formation.” Together, we will create a beautiful image of color and words, with the pieces fitting together well. Any missing pieces will remind us of the ongoing work that we are called to do as Christ’s disciples, serving and reaching out to others in love. Jesus proclaimed that the kingdom of God is both here among us and not yet here, not yet fully realized. We gather together to discover and renew our passion for the specific ministries that develop our gifts in service to the world. So let us come together for Worship at 10 a.m. September. 9th, with hearts filled with joy, eager to grow in our faith, and ready to follow God’s vision for the church.” Church and contact information may be found online at www.uccsanbornton.org
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David M. Breault, 54
FRANKLIN — David M. Breault, 54, of Franklin, NH, passed away at DartmouthHitchcock Medical Center on Monday, September 3, 2012, due to injuries sustained in a Motorcycle accident. Born on March 3, 1958 in Framingham, MA, he was the son of the late John and Ann (Plante) Breault. David moved to Meredith with his family at age 14 and graduated from the Interlakes High School, class of 1976. David worked in the aerospace industry for 24 years with the Lewis & Saunders Co. and the Smith Tubular Systems Co; he was currently employed at Scotia Technologies. David enjoyed spending time with is wife and his many friends golfing, camping, and riding his motorcycle; he and his wife just spent a 4 day weekend riding up the coast of Maine. David has been an active member of Alcoholics Anonymous for the past 28 years. David is survived by his best friend and partner of 22 years, his beloved wife Donna (Morin Chadwick) Breault, of Franklin; sons, Adam Breault, of
Moultonborough, and Matthew Breault, of Wolfeboro; step-daughters, Sarah Chadwick, of Laconia, and Becky Chadwick and Ricky Howard, of Laconia; stepson, Jeff Chadwick, of Belmont; brothers, John and Deborah Breault, of Wrentham, MA, and Edward Breault, of Harrisville, RI; sister, June and Jim Harger, of Upton, MA. David is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and step-grandchildren. Calling hours will be held on Saturday, September 8, 2012 at Mayhew Funeral Home (Rtes. 3&104) Meredith, from 1:00 pm through 3:00 pm. A memorial service will follow the calling hours in the funeral home at 3:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in David’s memory may be made to the NH Multiple Sclerosis Society, ℅ National MS Society, Greater New England Chapter, P.O. Box 845945, Boston, MA 02284-5945. Mayhew Funeral Homes of Meredith and Plymouth are handling the arrangements. For on-line guestbook and obituary: www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com
LACONIA — Paige Garneau, 19, of 23 Cleveland Place died in the Emergency Room at Concord Hospital due to injuries sustained in an automotive accident on Sunday, September 2, 2012. Paige was born May 26, 1993 in Laconia, N.H., the daughter of David A. and Jenny R. (Dame) Garneau. She was a lifelong resident of Laconia and was a student at Lakes Region Community College. In addition to her parents, Paige is survived by her brothers, Jesse Garneau of Plymouth and Ryan Garneau of Laconia; a sister, Nicole Brunt, of New Hampton; her maternal grandparents, Karen and Alan R. Dame, Sr.; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews, including a close aunt, Stacy Bresse, of Laconia, close uncles, Alan Dame of Laconia and Michael Garneau of Belmont; a special cousin, Steven, and her dogs, Beaude and Bella. Paige was predeceased by a sister, Jillian Karen Garneau.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday, September 6, 2012 from 1:00-3:00 PM and 5:00-7:00 PM in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. A Graveside Service will be held on Friday, September 7, 2012 at 11:00 AM at the family lot in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Garfield Street, Laconia, N.H. For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the New Hampshire Humane Society, PO Box 572, Laconia, NH 03247 or to the March of Dimes – N.H. Chapter, 10 Ferry Street, Suite 419, Concord, N.H. 03301. Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.
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Harry W. Hammond, 84
LACONIA — Harry Weymouth Hammond, 84, of 15 Mistwood Lane, died at the Lakes Region General Hospital on Monday, September 3, 2012. Mr. Hammond was born July 1, 1928 in Laconia, N.H., the son of Carl W. and Eva (Rogers) Hammond. He was a lifetime resident of Laconia and was a 1946 graduate of Laconia High School. He served four years in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He had been employed as a tool maker and tool designer with Arwood Corporation, Tilton, N.H. for thirty years. He was also a co-founder of Dorel Machine & Tool Co. of Belmont. Mr. Hammond was an outdoor enthusiast, hunter, fisherman, and enjoyed many years of sailing with his son on Lake Winnipesaukee. He was a former member of the Winnipesaukee Radio Controllers. Survivors include his wife of sixty-two years, Dorothy (Fitzpatrick) Hammond, of Laconia; a son, Gary W. Hammond and his wife, Cindy, of Laconia; one grand-
son, John W. Hammond, of Laconia; two granddaughters, Alicia Hammond Elnagger and her husband, Adam, of Salem, Mass. and Rennie Brooke Nourse and her husband, Shayne, of Wilmington, N.C. and two great grandchildren, Bailey and Gavin Nourse. There will be no calling hours. A Graveside Service will be held on Monday, September 10, 2012 at 11:00AM at Bayside Cemetery, Laconia, N.H. For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice, 780 North Main Street, Laconia, N.H. or to the New Hampshire Humane Society, P.O. Box 572, Laconia, N.H. Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.
Lawrence J. ‘Larry’ Chapman, 42
CANAAN — Lawrence “Larry” J. Chapman, 42, of 9 Tibbits Lane, died at his home on Friday, August 31, 2012. Larry was born July 25, 1970 in Laconia, N.H., the son of Mildred A. (Gilbert) and Jeffery L. Chapman, Sr. He was a longtime resident of the Laconia/ Gilford area and had been employed by the Town of Tilton. He moved to Canaan, N.H. five years ago. Larry was a member of the New Hampshire National Guard. Survivors include his mother, Mildred A. (Gilbert)
Stockbridge, of Madison, Maine; his father and stepmother, Jeffery L. and Brenda Chapman, of Concord; his seven children, Kyle Chapman, Hunter Chapman, Haylee Chapman, Devin Chapman, Thomas Chapman, Jacob Chapman and Thomas Chapman and his brother, Jeffery L. Chapman, Jr. There will be no calling hours or funeral service. Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N. H. is assisting the family. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.
Opechee Garden Club hearing from awardwinning designer GILFORD — The Opechee Garden Club (OGC) starts its 2012-13 season with their September 10 meeting at 1 p.m. at the Gilford Community Church, Potter Hill Road, Gilford. President Sandra Gove will welcome guest speaker, award-winning designer Linda Pare of Mountain Laurel Flower Shop in Ashland. Pare will speak on using the principles and elements of floral design and will demonstrate in creating a variety of arrangements from simple to extravagant. Chairs Sally Doten and Annette Hutchins and hostesses: Nancy Fuchs, Cynthia Beebe, Nancy Bray, Maureen Bienarz-Pond, Eleanor Brouillard, Bunny Clark, Priscilla Clark, Sally Clark, Elizabeth Clow and Audris Clark will serve refreshments. During the summer months, several members welcomed visits to their gardens for the OGC Open Gate Tours of Members’ Gardens including those of Cindy Anderson, Connie Russell, Irene Fournier, Sally Doten, Sandy Gove, Linda Presby, Annette Hutchins, Esther Kratochvil, Phyllis Corrigan, Marilyn Lynch, Jean Vaillancourt and Sally Clark. Providing inspiration to members was the field trip to Master Gardener, Terry Schneider’s, extensive and varied gardens in early June. The club also continued their planting and maintenance at the Belknap County Courthouse, the Rowe House, the Goss Reading Room, the Gilford Library, the WOW Trail and the bird and butterfly garden at Prescott Farm Conservancy, the Laconia Post Office and began a renovation of the original gardens at the Laconia Library. They also continued to award the EverGreen Award and Lakes Region Scholarship Foundation awards to students with majors related to the natural environment, as well as supporting several other non-profits in the area. Then the OGC members and guests were laurelled at a reception hosted at the Gilford home of Miriam and Bob Smith in late August. The Opechee Garden Club, which meets the first Monday of the month (unless otherwise noted) at the Gilford Community Church, Potter Hill Road, Gilford, welcomes new members - write PO Box 6025, Laconia, NH, call 293-7357, email email@example.com or visit www.opecheegardenclub.com. Join in time to celebrate the 75th Anniversary in 2014.
Lakes Region business owner is headliner at Guys’ Night Out Sept. 20
GILFORD — Charlie Stafford, one of the owners of Stafford Oil Company, will be the speaker at the season’s first Guys’ Night Out on Thursday, September 20 at Gilford Community Church at 6 p.m. Stafford is the third generation owner of this major Lakes Region employer which was established in 1928. He will talk about the history of the company and the business in which they are now engaged. This is quite a success story of hard work and customer-focus. Charlie Stafford’s first cousin, Carroll Stafford, will introduce him to the group. Guys’ Night Out is a long running program that meets every other month. It is open to all men of the Lakes Region and meets in the Fellowship Hall of the Gilford Community Church on 19 Potter Hill Road in Gilford. The evening begins at 6 p.m. with a low key social hour followed by a meal by Ellie Murphy at 7 p.m. After the meal, the speaker of the evening has a presentation and answers questions from the crowd. Reservations are needed by Sept. 17, and can be made by calling the church office at 524-6057. The cost remains $10 per man for the entire night.
Melcher & Prescott employees donate 150 days of service to the community In celebration of 150 years, Melcher and Prescott Insurance is donating 150 days of volunteerism to the Lakes Region. On August 13 Melcher and Prescott volunteers helped staff at Laconia Early Learning Center (a Lakes Region Child Care program) put their new cribs together. With support from The Bank of NH, Agnes M. Lindsay Trust, and the WLNH Children’s Auction, the Lakes Region Child Care Services was able to replace all of their cribs, in response to a change in federal standards. Lakes Region Child Care Services currently operates child care centers in Laconia, Belmont and Plymouth and before-and-after school care at Laconia and Belmont Elementary Schools. LRCCS was named 2012 Child Care of the Year by the Department of Children, Youth, and Families. (Courtesy photo)
Wooden boat restoration program this October at NH Boat Museum WOFEBORO — People who have a wooden boat in storage that they’ve longed to restore, can find out how to accomplish that goal at the New Hampshire Boat Museum ‘s Boat Restoration Course beginning October 1. Taught by Zeke Bly, a talented boat restoration expert with over 35 years teaching experience, the course meets Monday, Wednesday, and Friday for two weeks from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The cost to attend is $495 per person and includes a reference book and 2012/2013 membership in the museum. No previous experience is required for this hands-on course. The course is designed to remove the mystique of wooden boat restoration and uses modern technology, tools, and materials to repair and rebuild a boat’s structure. The course covers such fundamentals as the assessment of an old wooden boat, planking, steam bending, and more. The course instructor, Zeke Bly, taught Industrial arts and Technology in the local school system including boat building. He attended the
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Yoga 4 Classrooms professional development workshop is coming to Prescott Farm in Laconia on October 5 LACONIA — Yoga 4 Classrooms is offering a one day Professional Development Workshop at Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center in Laconia to classroom teachers, administrators, school counselors, physical education teachers, therapists and others seeking to bring simple yoga and mindfulness techniques into the classroom. The 6-hour interactive workshop will be held on Friday, October 5.
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TOWN OF GILMANTON REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL The TOWN OF GILMANTON is soliciting proposals for the painting of the South and East Sides of the Academy Building at 503 Province Road, Gilmanton, NH. The specifications are as follows: • Place 6 mil poly under work to collect paint chips prior to painting. • Hand scrape entire surface removing blisters and loose paint. Pick up waste and dispose of at our facility. *Note – No pressure washing to remove loose paint • Sand and caulk as needed • Replace rotted or damaged clapboards • Protect steps with drop cloths to protect from splatters • All surfaces to be painted with a latex primer sealer. • All surfaces to receive an exterior finish coat of paint • No painting of any damp surfaces • Paint must be approved by the Town of Gilmanton • Work is to be completed by October 31, 2012 *Contractor must provide the Town of Gilmanton with a certificate of insurance. The Town reserves the right to reject any and all bids.
Proposals should be submitted to: Tim Warren, Town Administrator, Selectmen’s Office, PO Box 550, Gilmanton, NH 03237 by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, September 10, 2012. Phone: 267-6700 – Fax: 267-6701.
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By Holiday Mathis doing. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You’ll see people constantly during this busy day. You’ll move in and out of environments, always saving some of your energy for the next meeting. Make notes as you go because you’re not likely to remember all of the details. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Someone will recognize your talent. This person also may have an opinion as to which way you should take your gifts. It’s worth a listen, but if a ride on the bandwagon is offered, don’t jump. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Take action, and you’ll also be taking control. Take responsibility, and you’ll also be taking ownership. Take offense, and you’ll also be taking time and energy away from your success mission. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). If someone badmouths another person, they will, if given a reason, do the same to you. Your wise instincts kick in. You recognize and avoid toxic people and behaviors. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). It’s true that you’re adept at reading body language, but that’s not the entire reason you’re hyper-aware of someone’s opinion of you (even though the person never voices it). You also can read minds. TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Sept. 6). You respond well to challenge and will do amazing things under pressure in 2013. Capricorn and Libra people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 2, 15, 49, 3 and 10.
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ARIES (March 21-April 19). You’ll awaken with a new perspective. It’s been a while since you were this objective about your own life. When you really think about it, you rather like where you’ve landed. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You may have to explain this to someone: Just because you are privy to information doesn’t mean it’s yours. It belongs to the person who gave it to you and is not to be given away to another. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Your awareness will be heightened. You won’t assume that everyone is looking out for everyone else. You’ll look out for you and yours. Sometimes you have to be your own biggest fan. CANCER (June 22-July 22). You’re excellent at operating with your team. You try to see things as your team members might see them. Also, you’ll have the overriding sense that you are stronger together than you are apart. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You’ll show people that you care and demonstrate exemplary character through simple matters of respect -- for instance, turning off your phone to give your full attention to the people you’re with. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You’ll experience an increased sense of purpose, and yet your purpose may be strangely difficult to put into words. Try anyhow. The exercise will focus you powerfully. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). No one will give you time for reflection; it’s something you’ll have to steal. Decide how you’re going to spend your time, and let everyone know what you’re
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––––––– ALMANAC ––––––– Today is Thursday, Sept. 6, the 250th day of 2012. There are 116 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 6, 1997, a public funeral was held for Princess Diana at Westminster Abbey in London, six days after her death in a car crash in Paris. On this date: In 1757, the Marquis de Lafayette, the French hero of the American Revolution, was born in Auvergne, France. In 1861, Union forces led by Gen. Ulysses S. Grant occupied Paducah, Ky., during the Civil War. In 1901, President William McKinley was shot and mortally wounded by anarchist Leon Czolgosz at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, N.Y. (McKinley died eight days later.) In 1916, the first self-service grocery store, Piggly Wiggly, was opened in Memphis, Tenn., by Clarence Saunders. In 1948, Princess Juliana of the Netherlands was inaugurated as queen, two days after the abdication of her mother, Queen Wilhelmina. In 1970, Palestinian guerrillas seized control of three U.S.-bound jetliners. (Two were later blown up on the ground in Jordan, along with a Londonbound plane hijacked on Sept. 9; the fourth plane was destroyed on the ground in Egypt. No hostages were harmed.) In 1985, all 31 people aboard a Midwest Express Airlines DC-9 were killed when the Atlanta-bound jetliner crashed just after takeoff from Milwaukee’s Mitchell Field. In 1991, the Soviet Union recognized the independence of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. Russian lawmakers upheld a decision by residents of Leningrad to restore the city’s pre-revolutionary name, St. Petersburg. One year ago: A man with a rifle opened fire in an IHOP restaurant in Carson City, Nev., killing three of five uniformed National Guard members and a woman having breakfast with her husband; gunman Eduardo Sencion also shot himself and died in the parking lot. Convoys of Moammar Gadhafi loyalists, including his security chief, fled Libya, crossing the Sahara into Niger. Today’s Birthdays: Comedian JoAnne Worley is 75. Country singer David Allan Coe is 73. Rock singer-musician Roger Waters (Pink Floyd) is 69. Actress Swoosie Kurtz is 68. Comedian-actress Jane Curtin is 65. Country singer-songwriter Buddy Miller is 60. Country musician Joe Smyth (Sawyer Brown) is 55. Actor-comedian Jeff Foxworthy is 54. Actor-comedian Michael Winslow is 54. Rock musician Perry Bamonte is 52. Actor Steven Eckholdt is 51. Rock musician Scott Travis (Judas Priest) is 51. Pop musician Pal Waaktaar (a-ha) is 51. Rock musician Kevin Miller is 50. Country singer Mark Chesnutt is 49. Actress Betsy Russell is 49. Actress Rosie Perez is 48. Rhythm and blues singer Macy Gray is 45. Singer CeCe Peniston is 43. Rhythm-and-blues singer Darryl Anthony (Az Yet) is 43. Actress Daniele Gaither is 42. Rock singer Dolores O’Riordan (The Cranberries) is 41. Actor Dylan Bruno is 40. Actor Idris Elba is 40. Actress Justina Machado is 40. Actress Anika Noni (ah-NEE’-kuh NOH’-nee) Rose is 40. Rock singer Nina Persson (The Cardigans) is 38. Actor Justin Whalin is 38. Actress Naomie Harris is 36. Actress Natalia Cigliuti is 34. Rock singer Max George (The Wanted) is 24.
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CALENDAR TODAY’S EVENTS The “Lacunae” photography exhibit opens with a reception for the artist, Evelyn Lampry. 5-8 p.m. at The Studio, 84 Union Avenue in Laconia. Open to the public. The exibit will be on view through October 6. For more information call 455-8008. Crafters Corner at the Gilford Public Library. 6-7:30 p.m. “The Older & Wiser Driver” program presented by Officer Wesley J. de Sousa of the Gilford Police Department. 11 a.m. at The Retreat at the Golden View Health Care Center. Free of charge and open to the public. Refreshments provided. Space limited. RSVP by calling 279-8111. The Franklin Historical Society, The Franklin Public Library and the New Hampshire Humanities Council sponsor the former Commissioner of the NH Department of Agriculture to present “The Rural One Room Schoolhouse”. 7 p.m. in the libraries upstairs meeting room. Light refreshments will be served. The program is free and handicap accessible. Sen. Jeanie Forrester of Senate District 2 hosts public information forums regarding the state’s new Voter ID law. 6-7 p.m. at the Meredith Community Center. Dr. John Krueckeberg presents NH Humanities Council Program: “Uprooted: Heartache and Home in New Hampshire”. 6:30 p.m. at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. This is a free presentation for anyone would would like to attend. For more information call 528-4078. Al-Anon Meeting at the Congregational Church Parish House (18 Veterans Square) in Laconia. 8 to 9:15 p.m. each Thursday. Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 645-9518. American Legion Post #1 Bingo. Every Thursday night at 849 N. Main Street in Laconia. Doors open at 4 p.m. Bingo starts at 6:30. Chess Club at the Goss Reading Room (188 Elm Street) in Laconia. 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. each Thursday. All ages and skill levels welcome. We will teach. Laconia Main Street Outdoor Marketplace. 3 to 7 p.m. at the municipal parking lot in downtown Laconia (adjacent to the Village Bakery). Shop for locally produced vegetables, fruits, meat, bread, eggs, raw milk, wine, photography, soaps, jewelry and more. Enjoy the music of a featured artist each week while you shop and visit with your fellow residents. 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.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 Guided excursion to the summit of Mr.Shaw (elevation 2,990) offered by the Lakes Region Conservation Trust (LRCT). Participants are asked to leave at 8:45 a.m. with a 9 a.m. hike start time. The trip will run till approximately 3 p.m. Only 30 spots open. For information on the hike, directions to the hike meeting location, or to register visit www.lrct.org or call 253-3301. The Gilman Library presents “Oscar Night at the Movies”. 7 p.m. in the Agnes Thompson Meeting Room. For more information call 875-2550 or stop at the circulation desk. Candidate for the Second Congressional District, Annie McLane Kuster, holds a Meet and Greet. 5-7 p.m. at the home of Mary Alice and Kent Warner, located at 355 Center Harbor Neck Road of 25-B. Light refreshments will be served. For more information call 253-4342. Women Inspiring Women hosts Inspired Websites and Blogs presentation. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the SERESC Conference and Training Center, 29 Commerce Drive in Bedford. Features information on how to improve websites to benefit small businesses. Registrations for the event can be made at www.wiwnh.com and are $34 for members and $39 for non-members. Men are encouraged to attend as well.
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Laconia Adult Education offering SAT Preparation Class starting Sept. 26 LACONIA — Laconia Adult Education will be offering an SAT (College Board) Preparation Class beginning on Wednesday, September 26, for seven weeks. The SAT Preparation Classes are scheduled to end on Wednesday, October 31, in time for the SAT Exam that is scheduled to be given on Saturday, November 3. The SAT Preparation Classes are designed to help students score better on the mathematics, reading compre-
hension and written essay sections of the SAT Exam. The SAT Exam will test subject areas that students have learned throughout four years of high school. Emphasis will be placed on three segments: reading, writing and arithmetic. A perfect score on the SAT Exam is 2400. The writing section will be divided between multiple choice questions on grammar and style and an essay students must write on an assigned topic.
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
By virtue of the power of sale provisions contained in a certain mortgage from Linda R. Gilbert to Paul Batakis, Trustee of 240 Newbury Street Realty Trust, dated January 12, 2012, recorded in the Belknap County Registry of Deeds in Book 2749, Page 609, for breach of the conditions of the mortgage and for the purposes of foreclosing said mortgage, the Mortgagee will sell at PUBLIC AUCTION on 14 September 2012, at 2:00 PM at the property located at 23 Magnolia Lane, Belmont, Belknap County, New Hampshire. A copy of the original Promissory Note and Mortgage may be examined by any interested person at the Patrick Wood Law Office, PLLC, 555 Main Street, Laconia, NH 03246, between the hours of 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM during the business week.
To the Mortgagor, Linda R. Gilbert, or any other person claiming a lien or encumbrance against the Mortgaged Premises: You are hereby notified that you have a right to petition the Superior Court for the county in which the Mortgaged Premises are situated, with service upon the Mortgagee, and upon such bond as the court may require, to enjoin the scheduled foreclosure sale. Failure to institute such petition and complete such service upon the Mortgagee conducting the sale prior to sale shall thereafter bar any action or right of action of the Mortgagor based on the validity of the foreclosure.
Terms of sale: To qualify to bid, bidders other than the Mortgagee must place $5,000.00 on deposit with the Mortgagee’s attorney, by certified check payable without endorsement to Patrick Wood Law Office, PLLC, Trust Account, or other form of payment acceptable to the Mortgagee prior to the commencement of the foreclosure sale. The deposits placed by unsuccessful bidders shall be returned to those bidders at the conclusion of the sale. Mortgagee reserves the right to enter into back-up agreement(s) with unsuccessful bidders in the event the successful bidder does not complete the purchase of the property. A successful bidder will be required to execute a memorandum of foreclosure sale at the time and place of sale, and if the successful bidder shall refuse to sign the memorandum, that bidder’s deposit shall be retained by the Mortgagee. A copy of the memorandum shall be available for inspection prior to commencement of the foreclosure sale. The successful bidder shall be required to tender an additional deposit which, when added to the initial deposit, shall hereafter be referred to collectively as the “Deposit,” within ten (10) business days, time being of the essence, of the conclusion of the auction, so that the total Deposit amount held on behalf of the Mortgagee shall be equal to ten percent (10%) of the successful bid. The failure of the successful bidder to tender such additional deposit shall be a breach of the bidder’s obligations under the memorandum and will entitle the Mortgagee to all of its rights and remedies thereunder. The balance of the purchase price must be paid in full by the successful bidder in cash, wire transfer, or certified check on or before 3:00 p.m. on October 5, 2012. If the successful bidder fails to complete the purchase of the Mortgaged Premises on or before 3:00 p.m. on October 5, 2012, then the Mortgagee reserves the right to exercise all of its remedies as set forth in the memorandum, including without limitation, the right to retain the Deposit, in full, as reasonable liquidated damages, or, to proceeds to sell the Mortgaged Premises to the next highest bidder. If the Deposit is retained for any reason, it shall become the property of the Mortgagee and shall not be required to be applied to the mortgage debt. Conveyance of the Mortgaged Premises shall be by Foreclosure Deed. The Foreclosure Deed shall be delivered to the successful bidder upon Mortgagee’s receipt of the balance of the purchase price. Liens and Encumbrances: The Mortgaged Premises shall be sold and conveyed subject to any and all unpaid taxes, mortgages, liens and other encumbrances entitled to precedence over the mortgage. Exclusion of Warranties: Except for warranties arising by operation of law, the conveyance of the Mortgaged Premises will be made by the Mortgagee and accepted by the successful bidder without any other express or implied representations or warranties whatsoever, including, without limitation, representations or warranties relating to title, possession or tenancies, condition of the Mortgaged Premises, construction or fitness for habitation, compliance with applicable state or local building or sanitary codes, recitation of acreage or hazardous waste at the Mortgaged Premises, or any implied or express warranties of any kind, including any warranties of merchantability and/or fitness for a particular purpose, the Mortgaged Premises being sold “AS IS” and “WHERE IS,” and shall be conveyed subject to the restrictive covenants set forth in the deed from Paul Batakis, Trustee of 240 Newbury Street Realty Trust to Linda R. Gilbert dated January 4, 2012, recorded in the Belknap County Registry of Deeds in Book 2749, Page 607.
Reservation of rights: The Mortgagee reserves the right to (1) cancel or continue the foreclosure sale to such subsequent date or dates as the Mortgagee may deem necessary or desirable; (2) bid on, assign its bid if it is the successful bidder, and/or purchase the Mortgaged Premises at the foreclosure sale; (3) reject any and all bids for the Mortgaged Premises, the foreclosure of the Mortgaged Premises being offered with reserve; (4) waive reading of this notice or any portion thereof at the foreclosure sale; and (5) amend or alter the terms of sale as stated in this notice by oral or written announcement made at any time before or during the foreclosure sale, and such changes or amendments shall be binding on all bidders. For further information regarding the Mortgaged Premises, contact the undersigned. Paul Batakis, Trustee of 240 Newbury Street Realty Trust by its Attorney, Patrick Wood Law Office, PLLC 555 Main Street, Laconia, NH 03246-3449 603.524.1446 Patrick H. Wood, NHBA #2785
In the past, the SAT Exam had been strictly multiple choices. The SAT Exam now is becoming a test of critical reading, comprehensive writing and higher mathematics in addition to a test of learned skills that you use to reason. Students will improve problem solving skills involving basic math, Algebra, Algebra II and Geometry. Emphasis will also be placed on helping the student score better on the written essay portion of the exam.
The SAT Preparation classes will also better prepare the students for the different types of questions asked, when to guess at a question, and how to pace oneself so as to not run out of time. Test taking tips will also be given. The skills required by the new SAT are those same skills needed by all high school students today. For more information or to enroll in the SAT Preparation Class, contact Peggy Selig, Director, Laconia Adult Education at 524-5712.
More than 90 participate in orientation at Lakes Region Community College Lakes Region Community College (LRCC) faculty members, Nancy Maiorano (Gilford-left), and Bill Walsh (Belmont- right), are shown following LRCC’s final fall orientation. More than 90 new students participated in the day-long event acclimating them to the LRCC campus on Prescott Hill in Laconia. Maiorano and Walsh have been promoted to Full Professor and Associate Professor having gone through the full-year process at LRCC. Maiorano has been instrumental in developing LRCC’s Summer Scholars Program teaching Anatomy and Physiology to top Lakes Region high school seniors. Walsh teaches in LRCC’s rapidly expanding Culinary Arts and new Pastry Arts Associate Degree programs. For additional information, contact Admissions Director, Wayne Fraser (Alton- not pictured), at 5243207 ext. 6766. Registrations are still being accepted for the Fall Semester starting Tuesday, September 4, 2012. (Courtesy photo)
STUDENT NEWS Jeanmarie Brienza of Meredith recently graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Ga. Brienza earned a MARCH degree in Architecture. Conor Donovan of Meredith begins 2012 semester as an incoming freshman at Dean College in Franklin, Mass. Casey Marchek of Meredith has earned placement on the Dean’s List at Berklee College of Music located in Boston, Mass., for the spring semester of the 2012 academic year. Nicole Levasseur of Laconia graduated from Tufts University in Medford, Mass., with a Bachelor’s degree from preceding page Don and Maryjane Westra share their experiences as Global Ministries’ missionaries in Mr. Selinda, Zimbabwe. 7 p.m. at the Bristol United Church of Christ. All members of the regional community invited to attend the free event. Light refreshments will be served. For more information call Rebecca Herr at 744-6526 or the church office at 744-8132. 16th annual New England Homebrewer’s Jamboree at Tamworth Family Camping Area in Tamworth. Gates open at 3 p.m. Features a BBQ and club reception. Day tickets are $10 and overnight tickets are $25-35. Tickets can be purchased at the gate or at www.homebrewsjamboree.com. All proceeds go to the
in Electrical Engineering magna cum laude. Timothy Jansury of Gilmanton Iron Works has been named to the Dean’s List at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Fla., for the spring 2012 semester. The following area residents have enrolled at James Madison University in Harrisburg, Va., for the fall 2012 semester. These students include Carly Ryan of Moultonborough, who plans on majoring in communication sciences and disorders; Daniel Hunt of Tilton, who plans on majoring in finance, and; Zachary Claridge of see STUDENTS page 23 Make-A-Wish Foundation of NH. Gilford Library Happenings. Social bridge 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Knit Wits 1:30-2:30 p.m. Al-Anon Meeting at the Congregational Church Parish House (18 Veterans Square) in Laconia. 9:30 to 11 a.m. each Friday. Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 645-9518. 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. Sit and Knit at the Hall Memorial Library. 2-5 p.m.
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Dear Annie: My wife and I have been married for 18 years, and we have three children. I always thought we got along great. Over the past few years, we have not been as intimate as we once were, and I attributed it to busy schedules, children, etc. However, recently I discovered that my wife has been having Internet chats with a particular gentleman, and these chats get rather steamy. Annie, I cannot even get my wife to hug me without resistance, but yet she can talk to a stranger like this. She doesn’t know that I have seen these conversations. Is the handwriting on the wall? Should I prepare myself for her to leave? -- Confused in Virginia Dear Confused: Some women (and men) enjoy flirting online with anonymous strangers. It’s playacting and fantasy, and they don’t believe these relationships will threaten their marriages. But even if your wife is not looking for real-life excitement, you should not ignore this. Please don’t jump to conclusions. A crucial part of marriage is good communication. Tell your wife you saw her chats with this man. Don’t be accusatory or angry. Simply say that you love her and this makes you sad and worried. Ask her what’s going on. She also needs to stop contacting this man in order to regain your trust. If she refuses, hedges or indicates that there are problems in your marriage, ask her to go with you for counseling. Dear Annie: My nephew and his bride planned a small wedding ceremony with only the parents and siblings present. They made no secret of their plans. They also invited the rest of their family and friends to a big celebration a few weeks after. Imagine their surprise when a cousin and her daughter showed up at the ceremony uninvited. This was not a spurof-the-moment thing. It involved time off of work and getting
on a plane. She left right after, saying she had other plans. How can the bride and groom get over the trauma of an uninvited guest? She ruined the wedding. What does one say to a wedding crasher who feels no shame, but wants to keep it a secret from other family members? -- She Ruined the Wedding Dear She: Please try not to be so overwrought. This cousin’s behavior was extremely rude, but unless she got drunk, knocked over the bride and jumped into all the photos, she did not ruin the wedding. If it was that important for the ceremony to be private (after broadcasting all the details), the couple could have hired someone to stand at the door and turn away uninvited guests. This cousin’s behavior was illmannered, but she simply watched the ceremony and left. Unless the bridal couple wishes this to cause lasting harm, it can be forgiven. Dear Annie: I read the letter from “Married to an Octopus,” whose husband can’t keep his hands off of her. I am in my mid 50s and dating and can give a different point of view. I envy her. I am attractive, well educated and kind, and I keep myself in good shape and enjoy socializing. But to my surprise, the men I am meeting have very little interest in romance. Where have all the loving men gone? For the past four months, I have been dating a man whom I would almost pay to be romantic. He never initiates intimacy and, from what he says, considers it a chore. Wow, really? I would be flattered to have a little groping and sexy talk. I am starting to feel like his sister. -- Enjoy What You’ve Got Dear Enjoy: Too much or too little of anything can be a problem. If the majority of the men you meet have no interest in intimacy, you might ask yourself whether something that’s attracting you to them is also part of the problem.
Annie’s Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. Please e-mail your questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org, or write to: Annie’s Mailbox, c/o Creators Syndicate, 737 3rd Street, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254.
$1-A-DAY CLASSIFIEDS • CALL 527-9299 DOLLAR-A-DAY: Private Party ads only (For Sale, Lost, Autos, etc.), must run ten consecutive days, 15 words max. Additional words 10¢ each per day. does not apply to yard sales. REGULAR RATE: $2 a day; 10¢ per word per day over 15 words. PREMIUMS: First word caps no charge. Additional bold, caps and 9pt type 10¢ per word per day. Centered words 10¢ (2 word minimum) TYPOS: Check your ad the first day of publication. Sorry, we will not issue credit after an ad has run once, and we do not offer refunds. DEADLINES: noon the business day prior to the day of publication. PAYMENT: All private party ads must be pre-paid. We accept checks, Visa Mastercard and Discover credit cards and of course, cash. $10 minimum order for credit cards. CORRESPONDENCE: To place your ad call our offices at 527-9299 between 9 am & 5 pm, Monday through Friday; Stop by our office or send a check or money order with ad copy to The Laconia Daily Sun,1127 Union Ave, Laconia, NH 03246. You can email ads to email@example.com, we will contact you for payment. OTHER RATES: For information about display ads or other advertising options, call 527-9299.
CUTE as a Button AKC Sheltie Pups. 1st shots & worming. Ready to go 9/14. 630-1712
Vendors Wanted for Laconia Indoor Market starting in October. Call Penny at 455-7515
LABRADOR Retriever puppies AKC bred for breed standards and temperments. In-home raised, well socialized (603)664-2828.
2006 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT, 74K miles, loaded, power seats/windows/sliding doors, stow-away seating. Excellent condition. Well maintained. Non-smoker. $8,800. 603-267-6665
MUST SELL: 1989 CARVER YACHTS MARINER 329/FE Good condition, less then 500 hours on engines. 260 horsepower. Very roomy! Full size refrigerator, range, TV/VCR, fully equipped, new carpet and cushions, sleeps six. Must be seen to be appreciated at Breakwater, Spring Point Marina in South Portland. Pictures available upon request. Valued at $30,000. Owner will accept best offer. Call 603-723-8722 or e-mail Rita@berlindailysun.com.
LOST GOLDEN RETRIEVER in the Mosquito Bridge area. Male, last seen Wednesday 8/29 5pm. Has no collar. Answers to Brady. REWARD 508-395-9760
Announcement GET CA$H FOR GOLD & SHOP FOR FREE Get 10% back in store credit when you sell your gold, silver & jewelry. Thrifty Yankee, Rte. 25, Meredith. Open 7 days. Call for details. Senior Citizens 20% off, Tuesdays! 603-279-0607.
1993 Saab 900 Convertible, 5 spd runs great, looks good, needs new top. Asking $2,225. Call 387-1577 2000 Ford Taurus- Inspected, Good condition 4-door sedan. Many new parts. <100K miles. $3,600/OBO. 267-8880
2001 Chevy Silverado 4X4 Extended cab, 45,000 miles. Call 524-2088 After 5pm. 2001 Ford Focus Station Wagon: Fair condition, 84K, needs some repair for inspection. $2,200. 603-630-6402 2002 Ford Escort 4D Sedan, 87K miles, $3,300. 603-476-5017
2007 Ford Expedition, Eddie Bauer Edition. Excellent condition; car has gone back to dealer for every service and repair. V6, auto, 4w/d, 75,500 miles, fully loaded, includes power moonroof, automatic climate control, power folding 3rd seats and towing package. Call Pam (603)491-4653. $17,250. 2008 Honda CRV FWD- 55K miles, excellent condition. $15,250. 744-6107 BUYING junk cars, trucks & big trucks ME & NH. Call for price. Martin Towing. (603)305-4504. CASH paid for unwanted or junk cars and trucks. Same day service possible. 603-231-2859.
KEN BARRETT AUCTIONS Single Owner Sale
Sunday, Sept. 9 @ 10am • Preview at 8am Log on to: www.auctionzip.com ID#5134, for 375photos We are pleased to offer you some choice, quality items from PART ONE of a single owner sale, with no additions. PART TWO will be Sept 23rd. We will be offering you many autographed items from the Audrey Meadows estate and her husband Bob Six, the founder of Continental Airlines. We will be selling 65 trays of quality glass & china, Nice Fenton lamp & glassware, egg cups, banks, vases, urns, teapots, crackle glass,100 wades, Royal Bayreuth,Occ Japan,Bavarian, and more. Also 50+ pieces of furniture to include Dunkin Fife, Eastlake, oak, pine, many small occasional tables, 2 dumbwaiters,2 china cupboards, sev bookcases, and much more! Antique goat wagon, jewelry, Boy Scout,100 pieces of framed artwork & prints to inc Hand painted Shaker art, Boston Fireman portrait & sev ribbons, 7 sets bookends, ad tins & boxes, trivets, cast iron, Rare orig Griswold lamb mold with orig box,lamps, 6 Wallace Nutting books,more, vintage TV guides and other ephemera, with 350 lots for you to consider.
Held At 274 Main St. Tilton, N.H. (same location - 23 years!) 603-286-2028 • firstname.lastname@example.org Lic # 2975, Buyers premium, cash, check, credit cards.
TOP dollar paid for junk cars & trucks. Available 7-days a week. P3s Towing. 630-3606
Child Care CHILDREN!S Garden Childcare: Year-round, reliable, clean, structured, pre-K environment, one acre yard, central location. 528-1857. Kidworks Learning Center Now accepting applications for Preschool Teacher Seeks enthusiastic, energetic teacher For high quality Early Learning Center Full Time Position/ benefits Must have 18 ECE Credits. Call 279-6633 or e-mail resume EOE TILTON AREA- Former teacher has openings in private home daycare. Reliable, clean, year-round, fenced in yard, structured enviroment. 630-3196/286-3535.
1985 16ft. Blue Fin Boat & Trailer. 2005 Mercury 60hp 4-stroke. Runs like new. $2,500. 603-998-8993
SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELING DWI Assessments, evaluations, one to one. Office or home visits. MS-MLADC 603-998-7337
Employment Wanted CARING LNA with 15 years experience looking to take care of your loved one in their home. Great
HARD WORKING experienced cleaning woman looking for more jobs. Regular or one-time cleaning. Hillarie, 998-2601
LACONIA- 3 bedroom apartment. $780/Month plus utilities. Security deposit/references. 520-8212
LACONIA- 3-bedroom house, 2 full baths, FHA Oil, non-smoker, no pets, $1,000/month.+ deposit Jim 279-8247.
ALTON/GILFORD Line 2-Bedroom Cottage w/3-season Porch. $215-235/week + utilities. 3-Bedroom Apartment $265/week + utilities. Beach access 603-365-0799
LACONIA- Large Rooms for rent. Private bath, heat/hot water, electric, cable, parking included. $145/week 603-781-6294
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-$699. a month. 2 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath, Washer/Dryer hookup, single wide mobile home with yard for rent. Close to school. Call Fairlane Homes @ 800-325-5566 for more information. BELMONT: 2 bedroom, 3rd floor, coin-op laundry and storage space in basement. $240/week including heat, electric & hot water. 524-1234, www.whitemtrentals.com. BELMONT: Must See! Large 1-bedroom in 2-family home, just remodeled, washer/dryer hookup, no pets/smokers, $685/month, heat included. 603-387-6490. CHARMING 3 BR cape in beauti ful SOUTH DOWN SHORES, lots of space, garage, 2 full baths. No smoking. $1200/MO. 520-5892 FURNISHED Room with private bathroom. $150 per week. 603-366-4468. GILFORD 2 Bedroom 2 Bath Condo. Fireplace, gas heat, W/D hookup, no dogs/smoking. 1 year lease, $975/month + security. 455-6269. LACONIA 2-Bedroom House. 64 Fenton Ave. Good neighborhood, easy walk to downtown. New bath, kitchen, windows, insulation. Oil heat & hot water. No smokers. No pets. 1-yr lease. $1275/mo. + utilities 630-1438. LACONIA2-ROOMMATES wanted to share personal home. Clean, quiet, sober environment. All inclusive, $110-$150/week. 455-2014 LACONIA- 1 bedroom. Heat & hot water included, 2nd floor, adults only/no pets, parking 1 vehicle. $675/Month, 630-9406
LACONIA- MODERN 2-bedroom apartment. Off-street parking, no smokers, reference & security required. $200/Weekly, includes heat. Call Carol at 581-4199 LACONIA: 2-Bedroom, first floor. off street parking, W/D hookups, no smoking, no dogs, $850/ month + utlities, security/ references. 603-318-5931. LACONIA: Cozy 3-bedroom home on dead-end street near hospital. 2-baths, garage & deck. No smoking. References, security deposit. $1,100/month +utilities. 524-8156. LACONIA: 2 bedroom, first floor, near LRGH. Large kitchen and storage room, hookups, private parking, large yard. $800/Month. No pets/smoking. 524-5455 LACONIA: Charming sunny small 2-bedroom, 2nd floor no smoking/dogs. $200/week. includes heat/hot water. 455-5569. LACONIA: Gilbert Apartments. Call for available apartments. 524-4428 LACONIA: Large 3-bedroom apartment. Parking. $850/mo + utilities, security deposit required. 603-781-6294. LOT For Rent- Cooperative mobile home park in Northfield, NH. $305/$285 monthly. Call 603-455-6670 for more information MEREDITH- 3 Bedroom, large second floor, 1 1/2 baths, washer/dryer, A/C, d/w, non-smoking. Walk to town & docks, $1,000/Month. No utilities. 603-279-7887, 781-862-0123 cell. MEREDITH- Cozy 2 bedroom cottage. Washer/dryer, screened porch, patio, view, quiet neighborhood. Convenient to downtown Meredith and Laconia. Non-smoker. Dogs negotiable. $825/Month heat/hotwater ncluded. Security/References. 279-4944
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MEREDITH: 3-Bedroom House. 2 1/2 bathrooms. Private setting, mowing/plowing/heat/hotwater/gar bage removal included. $1,450/Month. 279-5573
17” Low-Profile tires. Good tread, alloy rims. Available very cheap. All four only $60. 524-4836.
UTILITY TRAILER: Used, wooden, home-made, needs lights. 7ft. X 4ft. X 2.5ft. deep. $225. 528-0105.
BAR MANAGER NEEDED- Apply in person Franklin Elks Lodge 192 Central St. Franklin
MOULTONBOROUGH 1 bedrm cottage, appliances included, large private lot, no pets, no smoking, rental references required, $700 plus utilities, first and security. (603)476-8450. NEW Durham- 1 bedroom w/kitchen privelages. Includes heat & cable. $100/Week. 978-6416 for more information.
18! Round Above Ground Pool. 3 Rubbermaid storage cabinets. $2,300 for all. 393-5494 2- Reddy Space Heaters. 10,000 BTU, 165,000 BTU. $200. Ariens Tiller $150. 677-2865 2007 Honda Metropolitan Moped. 125 miles, like new, no motorcycle license required. $1000 603-387-0154 (after 4 pm) 4 Snow Tires- 185/65R/14 (Less than 2K). Almost new, $120 firm. 724-0393 5HP/25 gal. compressor w/auto hose reel, $175. Jotul 602 woodstove, $200. 3/4 in. drill press $75 or BRO. Porter Cable 7403 paint remover, Amazon $299, asking $150. Wagner paint eater $40. 603-677-7323 before 8pm. AMAZING! Beautiful pillowtop matress sets, twin $169, full or queen $249, king $399. See AD under “Furniture”. Antique tall case clock (Grandfather), mahogany, 94 inches tall plus finials made by Daniel Pratts son, Boston. 527-3414
NORTHFIELD: 3 bedroom trailer in small park with on-site laundromat. 2005 home, never been lived in, front and rear decks, storage shed. $280/week, including heat, electric & hot water, 524-1234, www.whitemtrentals.com. ROOMMATE: 1 furnished room $500. 1 unfurnished room $460. Near Tilton & I-93. No drinking or drugs. All utilities. Pet and smoking OK. 603-286-9628. TILTON- Downstairs 1-bedroom, newly redone, $620/Month, heat included. No dogs, 603-393-9693 or 916-214-7733. TILTON: 1 bedroom, 2nd floor, newly renovated bathroom. $195/week, including heat, electric & hot water. 524-1234, www.whitemtrentals.com. WEIRS Beach: Furnished 3BR, 1.5 bath lake house for rent. Sept. 15 - May 15, 2013. A/C, gas fireplace, flat screen TV, boat slip and private beach. Non-smoker. No pets. $800/month +utilities. References required. Call 455-7010, leave message.
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.
CERAMIC Glazed Wall Tile: 74 sq. ft., American Olean, 6”x6”, Sandy Ridge (color), $50. Please call 455-3686. CRAFTSMAN 10in. Flex Drive Table Saw, $75. Grizzly 12in. Portable Planer, $100. Craftsman 10in. Radial Saw, $125. 267-6198 after 4pm. Craftsman Tools: 18V combo kitDrill, saw, flashlight, 2 batteries, charger $75. 19.2V 10in chainsaw. New condition, $50. 455-3060 Electric Range- GE self-cleaning, mint condition. Used only on weekends in summer. $150. Call 556-4832 ETHAN Allen 4 poster double bed $200, twin maple bed $100 andKarastan 8 x 12 Bijar Pattern $800. Call 603-524-1882 FIREWOOD for sale, cut. split, and delivered. 455-0250 FIREWOOD- Green & Seasoned. Full cords. Over 20 years in business. Tree Service also Available. Insured. 603-279-7354 FIREWOOD: Green, Cut, split and delivered (Gilmanton and surrounding area). $190/cord. Seasoned available. (603)455-8419 GOLF Stuff- Swing weight scale, remote kit for kangaroo, leadbetter swing setter, weighted wedge & putter, woods, irons & bags. 528-9661 HOT Tub- 2012 model 6 person 40 jets, waterfall. Full warranty & cover. Cost $8,000 sell $3,800. Can deliver 603-235-5218 INTEX Round Pool Cover: 12-ft., Brand new in box. Paid $25, will sell for $15. 455-3686. JETT III Ultra Power Wheelchair with oxygen carrier, like new. $1,500. 744-6107. KITCHEN Cabinets- brand new, maple, cherrywood, shaker & antique white. Solid wood, never installed, cost $6,500 sell $1,650. 603-833-8278
BELMONT Commercial Garage for Rent 5,000 Sq. Ft. Workbay Area with 14-Ft. Overhead Door
603-630-2882 LACONIA COMMERCIAL/OFFICE SPACE 1,000 sq.ft., high traffic count.
Beautiful, organic, screened loam. $15/yard. Call (603)986-8148. OLPC XO Laptop Computer. New, in original package. $135. 527-0873
PAYING CASH FOR
contents of storage units, household, basement & barn, etc. Free removal. (603)986-2771. Unique Refrigerator. 3.4 cubic ft. refrigerator/freezer that looks like a floor safe. $85 or BRO.
WHEELHORSE lawn vac. w/4hp. motor, 42 ” mower deck and trailer. Fits model 160 +. $300. or BRO. 603-677-7323 before 8 pm.
Call Dawn 366-4878
YAMAHA Integrated Power Mixer (PA System), 400 watts, $100; COMMUNITY Bass Bin Subwoofers, 2 available, $100 each or $150/pair; SONY6-Disc CD Changer for Home Stereo, $90. 393-7786.
LACONIA- Female caregiver to provide non-medical services for my wife who has Alzheimer!s. Services will include but are not limited to personal care, toileting, meal preparation, light housekeeping based on available time. This is a part-time position offering 10-20 hours each week. 1:30pm-6:30pm. Must be reliable and dependable. Send experience and/or resume to email@example.com
Found BLACK BOX SKIL DRill bits near Lake Waukewan, Route 104, Meredith, N. H. Call 603-340-0834
Furniture 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.
LIBRARY AIDE Gilman Library, Alton. Part-Time, must be flexible, days, evenings, weekends. Experience preferred. Submit resume and references by September 18, 2012 to PO Box 960, Alton, NH 03809 or leave at the circulation desk.
MATTRESS AND FURNITURE SALE! 10-20% OFF AND FREE LOCAL DELIVERY! PLUSH, FIRM, MEMORY FOAM, PILLOWTOP, LATEX, ETC! 2 SIDED FLIPPABLE PILLOWTOP OR FIRM SETS $299-$699!! FUTONS-SOFAS & SECTIONALS, BUNKBEDS, RECLINERS, BEDROOM/DINING! LOG FURNITURE RECLAIMED BARNWOOD LOCAL PHOTOGRAPHY & ARTWORK LOCALLY MADE SHAKER STYLE HARDWOOD FURNISHINGS!
COZY CABIN RUSTICS SENTERS MKT PLACE CENTER HARBOR 603- 253-6379 WAREHOUSE DIRECT 757 TENNEY MTN HWY. PLYMOUTH (ACROSS FROM SEARS)
603-996-1555 WWW.VISCODIRECT.COM EMAIL:
firstname.lastname@example.org MISSION-STYLE high-end tapestry club chair. Showroom condition. Originally $649, yours for cash pick-up, $250. 603-528-9672 NEW trailer load mattresses....a great deal! King set complete $395, queen set $249. 603-524-1430.
NICE FURNITURE FOR SALE Cradenza, small cherry entertainment center, small kitchen or bath cabinet, microwave cart, maple drop leaf table, 2 chairs, standing jewelry box. Call for appointment 528-0341
Free FREE Pickup for your unwanted, useful items. Garages, vehicls, estates cleaned out and yardsale items. (603)930-5222. HIGHEST cash price paid for your scrap box trailers, school busses, heavy equipment. No Campers (207)393-7318. MARTIN’S Metal Removal- Appliances, air conditioners, lawnmowers, all metals. Free if outside. (603)305-4504 (603)204-9304.
Heavy Equipment 1976 CASE 580C Loader/ backhoe, fully enclosed cab, good condition, $10,000 or OBO.
Weirs Beach Vacation Condos, Weekly Pay Plus Tips, Sundays A Must, Seasonal to Permanent, Part-Time, Must Have Car, Background Check, Seasonal to Permanent.
JW Electric is looking for NH licensed electrician for employment starting October 1st. For interview, call John at 279-6386
Help Wanted ORGANIST/PIANIST. Year-round position. Send resume to First Congregational Church, PO Box 533, Meredith, NH 03253 or email@example.com PAINTERS: Experienced with own transportation. Part/Full Time. Call 630-8333. TAX PREPARATION SCHOOL: Potential to earn extra income after successfully completing 9-week course. Starts Sept. 24. Call Laconia Adult Education, 524-5712. Fee for books. Offered by Liberty Tax Service.
TRUCK DRIVER Local sitework contractor seeks experienced Tri- axle dump truck driver. Please Call
286-1200 YEAR round, permanent part time retail postion in Meredith. Reliable, mature, non-smoker personable and presentable. Computer POS System. Additional hours in Summer and Christmas Season. Must be able to work weekends and evenings. 603-387-0562
Home Improvements TOTAL FLOOR CARE, TOTAL HOME CARE
Lakes Region Answering Service Telephone Operator Position
Professional Floor sanding, refinishing. Repair: remodeling, painting, cleaning. 603-986-8235
Looking for enthusiastic person for part-time. Must have good typing skills and good customer service skills.
Please contact Mel at
“WE’RE HIRING” Call your local Recruiter! SFC Michael Sullivan (603)731-5505
Instruction on private trout pond. FFF certified casting instructor. Gift cert. available. (603)356-6240. www.mountainviewflyfishing.com
Land 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.
Lost LOST GOLDEN RETRIEVER in the Mosquito Bridge area. Male, last seen Wednesday 8/29 5pm. Has no collar. Answers to Brady. REWARD 508-395-9760
Mobile Homes Mobile Home Lots (Lots only) for rent in: Meredith, Gilford, Franklin & Hill. Special pricing available. DRM Corp. 373 Court St., Laconia or 520-6261
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. Just reduced $19,900. Frank 617-899-5731
Motorcycles 1999 Kawasaki 250 NinjaExcellent condition, $1,250. Gilford, 631-901-5148 HARLEY Sportster, 2002, $3,995. 13k miles, new battery, new rear tire, must see! 524-4836.
Buy • Sell • Trade www.motoworks.biz
(603)447-1198. Olson’s Moto Works, RT16 Albany, NH.
Recreation Vehicles 1998 Winnebago Minnie Winnie DL motorhome. 29’, stored inside in winter! 40,600 miles. $15,900. (603)397-7008. 2007 31 ft. North Shore Travel
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STUDENTS from page 20 Northfield, who plans on majoring in marketing. Samantha Morse of Alton graduated from Drexel University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions located in Philadelphia, Penn., with a Bachelor of Science. Brittany Little, an Inter-Lakes High School graduate, and William Brian Burke, a Moultonborough Academy graduate, each received a $750 scholarship from the John B. Andrews Scholarship Fund, administered by the New Hampshire Local Government Center. Brenda Rees of Meredith graduated from Clarion University located in Clarion, Penn., with a BS Liberal Studies: Library Science Concentration. Kristen Waltos of Northfield was named to the Dean’s List for the 2011-2012 academic year at Lake Forest College in Lake Forest, Ill. Brittany M. Murphy of Gilford, and Devin T. Coleman of New Hampton, were named to the first honors Dean’s List at Clark University in Worcester, Mass., for the Spring semester. Julia F. Kelley-Vail of Sanbornton was named to the second honors Dean’s List at Clark University in Worcester, Mass., for the Spring semester. Ryan Worsman of Meredith, a senior majoring in civil engineering, was named to the Dean’s List for academic excellence for the spring 2012 semester at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Mass. Michael Fortier of Gilford graduated from Villanova University in Villanova, Penn., with a Master of Science in Sustainable Engineering during a spring commencement ceremony. Calsey Fontaine-Wilmot of Tilton has enrolled
at Saint Joseph’s College of Standish, Maine beginning in the fall semester. Fontaine-Wilmot will major in Pre-Pharmacy. Aubrey Frances Tyler of Sanbornton has been named to the St. Olaf College Dean’s list for the Spring 2012 semester. A 2010 graduate of Holderness School, Tyler is an Environmental Studies and Studio Art major with a concentration in Middle East Studies. Ethan Simoneau of Gilford was named to the Dean’s List at Villanova University in Villanova, Penn., for the spring 2012 semester. Simoneau is studying Biology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Megan Birdof Laconia was recently named senior co-captain of the field hockey team for the 2012 season at Franklin Pierce University. Megan started every game as midfielder in 2011, as the team earned a second straight postseason berth for the second time in program history. Samantha Noe of Alton Bay graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, N.Y., with a Bachelor of Science degree in biomedical sciences from the institute’s College of Health Sciences and Technology in the spring 2012 quarter. Rebecca Connors, a resident of Gilmanton Iron Works, was named to the Spring Semester 2012 Dean’s List at Merrimack College located in North Andover, Mass. Melissa Fortin of Alton was named Dean’s List at Wells College in Urona, N.Y., for the Spring 2012 semester. Jessica Cooney of Moultonborough has been named to the Dean’s List at Drew University in Madison, N.J. for the Spring 2012 semester.
SEASONAL site with 2011 36ft. Starcraft Autumn Ridge in Wells Maine. Avail. Immediately site paid thru mid-Oct. Brand new bought last year. Fireplace automatic awning 8x34ft deck, at Pinederosa Campground. Call 677-1353. $24,500.
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.
Yard Sale LACONIA ESTATE SALE ENTIRE CONTENTS MUST GO! SAT & SUN. 9-3 22 JOLIET ST.
BELMONT, 12 Bryant Road (Off Brown Hill Rd. Rt. 106 end), Saturday, 9/8, 7am - 2pm. New & used tools, baby items, furniture and lots of other items. Rain will cancel.
20% saving, metal & asphalt roofs, vinyl siding w/ insulation. Vinyl replacement windows. Alstate Siding & Roofing since 1971. (603)733-5034, (207)631-5518.
FOR Sale by owner, Tilton, 2 BR, mobile, cathedral ceilings, open concept, newly remodeled. 603-528-6058
Yard Sale BELMONT MULTI-FAMILY YARD SALE Saturday, 8-2 60 Federal St. Household, toys, pumpkins, and more!
For Sale By Owner- 2005 Ranch in Sanbornton. 3 bedroom 2 bath open concept, 1,944 sf. main floor with extra finished rooms on the lower floor. Two car oversized garage. Must see to appreciate. $219,000. or make offer. 603-455-6585
Fairies in the Garden
On August 16 Cackleberries Garden Center in Meredith hosted the annual “Fairy Night in the Garden event. Over 160 fairies attended. Pictured is 4 year old Miss Emma Rose Bluhm of Ashland as the Pink Princess Fairy. 2012 marked Miss Bluhm’s 2 year in attendance. (Courtesy photo)
PIPER ROOFING Quality Work Reasonable Rates Free Estimates Metal Roofs • Shingle Roofs
Our Customers Dont get Soaked!
528-3531 Major credit cards accepted
G.B. CLEANING SERVICES OFFICE & RESIDENTIAL CLEANING FULLY INSURED FREE ESTIMATES
Roommate Wanted BELMONT: $105/week. Share 3-bedroom home on private property. All utilities included. Free internet access. Must have a good work history. Please no pets. Call 387-6776. Ask for Dan.
COMMUNITY Yard Sale at the Congregational Church, 18 Veteran!s Square, Laconia. Saturday, 9/8, 9am-2pm. Lots of stuff! Sales to benefit the Dorcas & General Fund of the Church. Pipe organ demonstration at 10:30am.
FLUFF n BUFF House Cleaning: Call Nancy for free estimate. 738-3504.
SPR Property Services Residential & small office cleaning. Mobile home hand washing. Trash & junk removal. Shannon 998-6858 STITT Painting and Papering. Also doing Pressure Washing, Sheetrocking, Roofing, Masonry and Additions. 603-832-4109
Small Jobs Are My Speciality
Rick Drouin 520-5642 or 744-6277 HOUSE Cleaning $12/hour. Dog Sitting $10/hour. Call Renee, (603) 856-4565
LACONIA: Female to share townhouse, no pets, $550/month +security, includes utilities, beach access, walking trails & more. (603)738-3504
Services Storage Space Store your Car, Boat, Motorcycle, RV in a clean/dry place. Monthly rates. 524-1430 or 455-6518
LAKEPORT YARD SALE HARDWOOD Flooring- Dust Free Sanding. 25 years experience. Excellent references. Weiler Building Services 986-4045 Email:
MR. JUNK Attics, cellars, garages cleaned out. Free estimate. Insured.
188 Sheridan Street Sat., Sept. 8th & 9th 8am - 2pm
GIGANTIC Yard and Indoor Garage Sale. Fri.-Sat. September 7-8, 7am-3pm, Rain or Shine. Rt. 3 Winnisquam by Jay!s Marina & Family Tree Rest. Follow Signs.
Furniture, collectibles, baskets, vases, china crystal, small appliances.
LRGHealthcare EMPLOYEE YARD SALE Saturday, Sept. 8th. 8am-2pm (Please, no early birds). LRGH Facilities Garage, Highland St. Laconia. SATURDAY & SUNDAY Sept. 8 & 9 ~ 8am-2pm 1024 Cherry Valley Road Gilford Sports Memorabillia & Collectibles, Ladies bike, 32” TV, tupperware, beauty supplies, suitcases, clothes, scrubs, books & more!
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CAUTION ‘12 Chevy Impala LTZ
Auto., PL, PM, PS, Power Moonroof, Heated Leather, A/C, CD, ABS, Keyless Entry, On*Star, Cruise, Tilt, Traction Control, Rear Spoiler, Alloys, 1-Owner, 14k Miles. #10209PA CERTIFIED
‘11 Chevy Traverse LT AWD
8-Passenger! Auto., PL, PW, PS Sunscreen Glass, CD, A/C, Cruise, Tilt, Keyless Entry, On*Star, Traction Control, 1-Owner, 28k Miles. #10168PA CERTIFIED
‘12 Dodge Grand Caravan Crew
7-Passenger! PL, PM, PS & Sliding Doors, Sunscreen Glass, Sto ‘n Go, Alloys, Tilt, Cruise, A/C, CD, Keyless Entry, DVD Entertainment, Traction Control, 25k Miles. #10199PA
‘11 Chevy HHR LT Wagon
Auto., PL, PW, PS, Cruise, Tilt, Sunscreen Glass, A/C, CD, Keyless Entry, ABS, Traction Control, 38k Miles. #10207PA CERTIFIED
‘11 Nissan Sentra 2.0
Auto., PL, PW, Cruise, Tilt, A/C, CD, Rear Spoiler, ABS, 1-Owner, 32k Miles. #10189PA
‘11 Toyota Corolla Auto., A/C, CD, Keyless Entry, ABS, Moonroof, Alloys, PL, PW, Tilt, Cruise, Only 14k Miles! #10212PA
‘11 Chevy Silverado LT 2500 Auto., PL, PW, PS, A/C, CD, Cruise, Tilt, Keyless Entry, Trailer Towing Package, Alloys, Traction Control, Only 13k Miles! #12134A
‘11 Hyundai Elantra GLS
Auto., 5-Door Hatchback, Power Locks & Windows, A/C, CD, Tilt, Cruise, Keyless Entry, ABS, 1-Owner, 13k Miles. #10195PC
11 Chevy Tahoe LT2 4WD
8-Passenger! Auto., PL, PW, PS, Trailer Towing Package, Sunscreen Glass, Cruise, Tilt, Leather CD, A/C, ABS, Keyless Entry, Alloys, Traction Control, 50k Miles. #12249SC CERTIFIED
‘10 Chevy Aveo LS
4-Cyl, Auto., CD, Cruise, Tilt, A/C, ABS, Traction Control, 33k Miles. #10193PA
‘11 Chevy Silverado LT 1500 LT 4WD Auto., PL, PM, PS, Sunscreen Glass, Alloys, Bedliner, Tilt, Cruise, CD, A/C, ABS, Keyless Entry, Only 14k Miles! #10178PA
‘10 Chevy Aveo Auto., A/C, ABS, Tilt, CD, 30k Miles. #10125PA CERTIFIED
SOME CERTIFIED GM VEHICLES QUALIFY FOR 2.9% APR FOR 72 MONTHS! ‘10 Chevy Camaro RS
Auto., CD, Cruise, Tilt, A/C, ABS, Keyless Entry, PL, PW, Power Sunroof & Driver’s Seat, Alloys, Traction Control, Rear Spoiler, Only 20k Miles! #12124A
‘09 Chevy Impala LS
Auto., A/C, CD, Keyless Entry, PL, PW, Power Driver’s Seat, Tilt, Cruise, Traction Control, 1-Owner, 56k Miles. #12085P
09 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited X 4WD V6, A/C, PL, PW, Alloys, Sunscreen Glass, Cruise, Tilt, Keyless Entry, ABS, CD, 68k Miles. #10182PA
‘10 Chevy Cobalt LT Coupe 4-Cyl, Auto., Alloys, Cruise, Tilt, Rear Spoiler, A/C, PL, PW, Keyless Entry, CD, Only 21k Miles! Very Sporty! #10118PA CERTIFIED
‘10 Toyota Corolla LE
4-Cyl, Auto., PL, PW, Cruise, Tilt, CD, A/C, ABS, Alloys, 46k Miles. #10197PA
‘09 Chevy Trailblazer LT 4WD
4-Cyl, Auto., PL, PW, Cruise, Tilt, CD, A/C, ABS, Alloys, 46k Miles. #12105SA
‘08 Chevy Impala
50th Anniversary Edition
Auto., Alloys, Heated Leather, Power Locks, Windows, Seats & Sunroof, Keyless Entry, On*Star, Cruise, Tilt, Rear Spoiler, CD, A/C, Traction Control, 52k Miles. #12142N
‘09 GMC Sierra ⁄4 Ton SLE 2500HD Ex. Cab 4WD
Loaded with Fisher Plow! Auto., A/C, CD, PL, PW, PS, Tilt, Cruise, Alloys, On*Star, Line-X Bedliner, Trailer Towing Pkg, 1-Owner, Only 20k Miles! #12224A
‘08 GMC Envoy SLE 4WD
6-Cylinder, Auto., Power Locks, CD, A/C, Windows, Seat & Sunroof, Sunscreen Glass, Cruise, Tilt, Alloys, Trailer Towing Package, 1-Owner, Keyless Entry, 54k Miles. #10169PA
10 Toyota Tacoma ‘10 Toyota Tundra 4-Cyl, 5-Speed, CD, A/C, 4WD ABS, Alloys, Bedliner, 1-Owner, Only 13k Miles! #12320SA
‘09 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS AWD 6-Cyl, Auto., PL, PW, Tilt, Cruise, Sunscreen Glass, A/C, CD, ABS, Keyless Entry, Dual Exhaust, Traction Control, 1-Owner, Only 30k Miles! #13006A
‘08 Jeep Wrangler X 4WD
6-Cyl, 6-Speed, Soft Top, CD, A/C, Keyless Entry, ABS, Power Locks & Windows, Cruise, Tilt, Traction Control, 53k Miles. #12272B
Auto., PL, PW, Cruise, Tilt, 1-Owner, CD, A/C, ABS, Keyless Entry, Alloys, Bedliner, Trailer Towing Package, Traction Control, Only 14k Miles! #10202PB
‘09 Chevy Malibu LTZ
6-Cyl, Auto., PL, PW, Trailer Towing Package, Sunscreen Glass, Cruise, Tilt, CD, A/C, ABS, Alloys, Keyless Entry, Traction Control, 55k Miles. #12062B
‘07 Hyundai Sonata GLS
4-Cyl., 5-Speed, Power Locks & Windows, Keyless Entry, ABS, Cruise, Tilt, CD, A/C, Traction Control, 76k Miles. #12209B
‘09 Chevy Impala LTZ
Auto., Heated Leather, ABS, Power Locks, Windows, Seats & Sunroof, A/C, CD w/Bose Stereo, Cruise, Tilt, Keyless Entry, Alloys, Rear Spoiler, Traction Control, 42k Miles. #12220SA
‘09 Toyota Camry XLE Auto., PL, PW, PS, Power Sunroof, Cruise, Tilt, Alloys, Heated Leather, ABS, CD, A/C, Traction Control, 41k Miles. #10201PB
‘06 Chevy Silverado 1500 LS 4WD Auto., A/C, Bedliner, ABX, Tilt, Leather, Traction Control, Only 59k Miles! #10177PA
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