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BELMONT — A 154-foot long covered pedestrian bridge which once spanned the Cocheco River in Dover is being taken apart and will be brought to this town in three sections, where parts of it will eventually span the Tioga River in two dif-

ferent locations. The eight-foot wide wooden bridge was sold to the Belmont Conservation Commission for $1 by the Dover City Council last month after efforts by Dover residents to keep in that community and use it as a centerpiece for a park fell short. Built in 1996 at a cost of

$162,845, the bridge was removed with a crane in 2010 and is currently dry-docked, in the way of a waterfront development. Selectman John Pike said the town’s Conservation Commission and Heritage Commission have developed plans for the use of the bridge, whose parts

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Ted Roy stands in the gleaming new kitchen of his Water Street Cafe in Laconia. (Alan MacRae/for The Laconia Daily Sun)

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50-ft. wind turbine on Colby-Sawyer campus to be used for student research

NEW LONDON, N.H. (AP) — Colby-Sawyer College has set up a 50-foot wind turbine on campus that will allow students to gather energy data. The turbine is in front of the Susan Colgate Cleveland Library and Learning Center at the New London school. It can generate up to 450 kilowatt-hours per month. College officials tell the Concord Monitor) that’s just small fraction of the up to 4 million kilowatt-hours the school uses on average, but its purpose is more educational. The turbine, which cost about $19,000 and was funded through a grant, has a computerbased monitoring system that allows for gathering data on its effectiveness and under different weather conditions. Jennifer White, the school’s sustainability coordinator, said several professors have expressed interest in applying the data to see WIND page 9

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Military jury convicts Maj. Hasan of Fort Hood massacre FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — A military jury on Friday convicted Maj. Nidal Hasan in the deadly 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood, making the Army psychiatrist eligible for the death penalty in the shocking assault against American troops by one of their own on home soil. There was never any doubt that Hasan was the gunman. He acknowledged to the jury that he was the one who pulled the trigger on fellow soldiers as they prepared to deploy overseas to Iraq and Afghanistan. And he barely defended himself

during a three-week trial. The unanimous decision on all 13 counts of premeditated murder made Hasan eligible for execution in the sentencing phase that begins Monday. “This is where members (of the jury) decide whether you will live or whether you will die,” said Col. Tara Osborn, the trial judge. Hasan, who said he acted to protect Muslim insurgents abroad from American aggression, did not react to the verdict, looking straight at jurors as they announced

their findings. After the hearing, relatives of the dead and wounded fought back tears. Some smiled and warmly patted each other’s shoulders as they left court. Because Hasan never denied his actions, the court-martial was always less about a conviction than it was about ensuring he received a death sentence. From the beginning, the federal government has sought to execute Hasan, believing that any sentence short of a lethal injection would deprive the military and the families of the dead see FORT HOOD page 4

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (AP) — The U.S. soldier who massacred 16 Afghan civilians last year in one of the worst atrocities of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars was sentenced Friday to life in prison with no chance of parole — the most severe sentence possible, but one that left surviving victims and relatives of the dead deeply unsatisfied. “We wanted this murderer to be executed,” said Hajji Mohammad Wazir, who

lost 11 family members in the attack by Staff Sgt. Robert Bales. “We were brought all the way from Afghanistan to see if justice would be served. Not our way — justice was served the American way.” Bales, 40, pleaded guilty in June in a deal to avoid the death penalty for his March 11, 2012, raids near his remote outpost in Kandahar province, when he stalked through mud-walled compounds and shot 22 people — 17 of them women and children. Some

screamed for mercy, while others didn’t even have a chance to get out of bed. The only possible sentences were life in prison without parole, or life with the possibility of release after 20 years. The soldier showed no emotion as the six jurors chose the former after deliberating for less than two hours. His mother, sitting in the front row of the court, bowed her head, rocked in her seat, see SENTENCE page 8

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A giant wildfire raging out of control spread into Yosemite National Park on Friday as authorities urged more evacuations in nearby communities where thousands have already been forced out by flames marching through the timbered slopes of the western Sierra Nevada.

The fire hit the park at the height of summer season, as officials geared up for a busy Labor Day weekend. It has closed some backcountry hiking but was not threatening the Yosemite Valley region, one of California’s most popular tourist destinations.

The spectacular valley carved by glaciers offers visitors such iconic sights as the Half Dome and El Capitan rock formations and Bridalveil and Yosemite falls. The weeklong blaze has spread to more than 165 square miles and was only 2 persee WILDFIRE page 10

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San Diego mayor agrees to resign to after allegations of serial sex misconduct embarrass his city SAN DIEGO (AP) — Mayor Bob Filner agreed Friday to resign in return for the city’s help defending him against claims he groped, kissed and made lewd comments to women, allegations that shook and embarrassed the city and turned the former 10-term congressman into a national punch line. Filner was regretful and defiant during a City Council meeting as he explained the “the toughest decision of my life.” He apologized to his accusers but insisted he was innocent of sexual harassment and said he was the victim of a “lynch mob.” “The city should not have to go through this, and my own personal failures were responsible and I apologize to the city,” Filner said after the council voted 7-0 on a deal that ended a political stalemate after 17 women publicly accused him of harassment. “To all the women that I offended, I had no intention to be offensive, to violate any physical or emotional space,” he said. “I was trying to establish personal relationships but the combination of awkwardness and hubris I think led to behavior that many found offensive.” The city will pay Filner’s legal fees in a joint defense of a lawsuit filed by the mayor’s former communications director and pay for any settlement costs assessed against the mayor except for punitive damages, said City Attorney Jan Goldsmith. The city would also pay up to $98,000 if Filner wants to hire his own attorney. Goldsmith said the city was obligated to provide his legal defense no matter what. The city now must turn to settling the lawsuit by the former communications director, who was the first woman to go public with allegations against Filner and is the only accuser to file a lawsuit against the mayor and the city. Irene McCormack Jackson claimed the mayor asked her to work without panties, demanded kisses, told her he wanted to see her naked and dragged her in a headlock while whispering in her ear. “My thoughts are with the courageous women, who

because they spoke out, galvanized the residents of this great city and its elected leaders to rise up against a serial sexual harasser and a gross abuser of power,” said McCormack, as she is known professionally. “Bye-bye, Bob. You will not be missed.”

Filner, backed by a sometimes boisterous crowd of supporters, challenged the City Council to pursue a laundry list of his policy initiatives, ranging from addressing climate change to bringing the Olympic Games to the region.

A little dessert to end Staff Appreciation Week at Taylor Community The Taylor Community in Laconia celebrated Staff Appreciation Week with a variety of activities this week. On Friday, a series of games were held on the front lawn, including a water balloon toss, an egg toss and a tug of war. Above, Bob McKinney, Scott Pelchat and Brandon Rutherford compete in the pie eating contest. (Karen Bobotas/for the Laconia Daily Sun)

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Council to look at details of $252k downtown ‘gateway’ plan on Mon. By Michael Kitch THE LACONIA DAILY SUN

LACONIA — The Downtown Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Advisory Board will present a revised plan for improvements to what has been dubbed “Gateway Plaza” on the north side of the Main Street bridge to the City Council when it meets Monday night. The plan consists of adding four elements to the existing space. Planting beds edged with granite curbing, each with two shade trees, would be placed in front of Sawyer’s Jewelry to the west and near the entrance to the parking garage to the east. In addition, to the planting bed there would be a brick island with planters and benches on the west side of the foot of Main Street. A green space, ringed with shade trees and lined granite seating, would front the Grace Capital Church, accented by circular brick plaza, 20 feet in diameter, at the corner of Main Street and Beacon Street West. Finally, a brick island with planters and would lie along Beacon Street East overlooking the Winnipesaukee River. The budget for the project is $252,276. The Advisory Board suggested landscaping the traffic island, by installing irrigation and granite curbing, as an option with an estimated price tag of $11,730. The original plan proposed replacing the concrete fronting Grace Capital Church and the parking garage on one side and Sawyer’s Jewelry on the other with brick pavers and both areas would be landscaped with shade trees and raised planters. Intended as a pedestrian plaza, it would include granite benches, timbered seating, trellises, sculpture and lighting. The traffic island on the bridge itself would also be landscaped. The cost of the design was estimated at between $417,000 and $455,000 depending on the type of materials used. When the Main Street Initiative group questioned whether investing in a pedestrian plaza at one of the busiest intersections in the city, the council trimmed the budget to include infrastructure — irrigation, drainage and electricity — required to support improvements while reducing the scope of the landscaping. The cost of the revised plan falls within the limits of between $250,000 and $300,000 set by the council.

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FORT HOOD from page 2 of the justice they have sought for nearly four years. Autumn Manning, whose husband, retired Staff Sgt. Shawn Manning, was shot six times during the attack, wept when the verdict was read. She said she had been concerned that some charges might be reduced to manslaughter, which would have taken a death sentence off the table. “This is so emotional,” she said in a telephone interview from Lacey, Wash., where she and her husband live. “I’ve just been crying since we heard it because it was a relief. ... We just wanted to hear the premeditated.” Hasan, who represented himself after firing his legal team, was also convicted on 32 counts of attempted premeditated murder. He carried out the attack in a crowded waiting room where unarmed troops were making final preparations to deploy. Thirteen people were killed and more than were 30 wounded. John Galligan, Hasan’s former lead attorney, said Hasan called him to make sure he heard the verdict, and the pair planned to meet later at Fort Hood. Galligan said the jury did not hear all the facts because the judge refused to allow evidence that helped explain Hasan’s actions. “Right or wrong, strong or weak, the facts are the facts,” he said. “The jury we heard from only got half the facts.” The jury of 13 high-ranking officers took about seven hours to reach the verdict. In the next phase, see next page

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Tilton Police raid nets ‘large amount’ of illegal drugs & cash & 2 arrests TILTON — Police yesterday raided a residence on Autumn Drive and report the seizure of a “large amount” of drugs and cash, along with a firearm. Placed under arrest at the home were 31-year-old Benjamin Ricks and 25-year-old Sarah Swett. Police Chief Robert Cormier said a search warrant was executed with the assistance of the Sanbornton Police Department and the N.H. State Police

K-9 Unit. Ricks is charged with illegal possession of controlled drugs/narcotics and possession with intent to sell illegal drugs/narcotics. He is being held in lieu of $10,000 cash bail. Swett was charged with illegal possession of controlled drugs/narcotics and was released from custody on personal recognizance bail.

Opechee milfoil treatment set for next week BY MICHAEL KITCH THE LACONIA DAILY SUN

Laconia City Councilor & Mayor Pro-Tem Bob Hamel came to the Laconia Senior Center on Friday to help Marie Carrigan celebrate her 100th birthday. (Laconia Daily Sun photo/Michael Kitch)

Senior Center ‘gangleader’ celebrates 100 BY MICHAEL KITCH

LACONIA — “Oh, yes, I remember the Model-T. . . I rode in one,” exclaimed Marie Carrigan as City Councilor Bob Hamel reeled off a list of milestones she had passed when the Laconia Senior Center celebrated her 100th birthday yesterday. Carrigan has been an active volunteer at the center for the past two decades. She is revered for her baked goods, particularly her renowned chocolate cake, as well as her knitting and crocheting, which have brought joy to many of her fellow seniors. Carrignan was born in Canada, but has lived nearly all her life in New Hampshire, where she worked

in hosiery mill in Franklin. She was married for 41 years with one daughter, three grandsons and two greatgrandchildren and still makes her home in the same large house where she has lived for more than 60 years. A regular at the Bingo table on Wednesdays and Fridays as well as at “Dine Around,” she is known at the center as “the gangleader.” When Hamel noted that the year she was born marked the first time a woman jumped from an airplane, someone was heard to “Marie drove her to it.” Asked what was the secret to a long life, Carrigan replied without hesitation “there’s no secret. The years just keep creeping up on you and all of a sudden you’re a hundred.”

from preceding page jurors must all agree to give Hasan the death penalty before he can be sent to the military’s death row, which has just five other prisoners. If they do not agree, the 42-year-old will spend the rest of his life in prison. Hasan, a Virginia-born Muslim, said the attack was a jihad against U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. He bristled when the judge suggested the shooting rampage could have been avoided were it not for a spontaneous flash of anger. “It wasn’t done under the heat of sudden passion,” Hasan said before jurors began deliberating. “There was adequate provocation — that these were deploying soldiers that were going to engage in an illegal war.” All but one of the dead were soldiers, including a pregnant private who curled on the floor and pleaded for her baby’s life. The attack ended when Hasan was shot in the back by one of the officers responding to the shooting. He is now paralyzed from the waist down and uses a wheelchair. Hasan planned to continue representing himself in the sentencing phase, which was expected to include more testimony from survivors of the attack inside an Army medical center

where soldiers were waiting in long lines to receive immunizations and medical clearance for deployment. Hasan began the trial by telling jurors he was the gunman, but he said little else, which convinced his court-appointed standby lawyers that Hasan’s only goal was to get a death sentence. The military called nearly 90 witnesses, but Hasan rested his case without calling a single person to testify in his defense and made no closing argument. Yet he leaked documents during the trial to journalists that revealed him telling military mental health workers that he could “still be a martyr” if executed. Death sentences are rare in the military and trigger automatic appeals that take decades to play out. Among the final barriers to execution is authorization from the president. No American soldier has been executed since 1961. Hasan spent weeks planning the Nov. 5, 2009, attack. His preparation included buying the handgun and videotaping a sales clerk showing him how to change the magazine. He later plunked down $10 at a gun range outside Austin and asked for pointers on how to reload with speed and precision.


LACONIA — Milfoil in Lake Opechee will be treated with a chemical herbicide applied on or around Thursday, September 5. The treatment was originally scheduled for early July but was postponed when the chemical herbicide that was to have been applied was found to have produced less than optimal results at other locations. Suzanne Perley of the Lake Opechee Preservation Association said that the treatment will cover 13 acres, divided between the areas at the north end of the lake near Anthony Drive and the eastern shore below the Lakeport Dam, at a cost of $13,256. She said that DES awarded the association a

grant equal to 40-percent of the cost and the city and the association are splitting the balance evenly. On the day the herbicide is applied restrictions on the use of water will be imposed and posted. Swimming will be prohibited within 200 feet of the treated areas. Water drawn from intakes within 1,200 feet and wells within 50 feet of the treated areas should not be used for drinking, irrigating or watering plants until further notice. These restrictions will be posted on the shoreline prior to the treatment and any questions can be addressed to Marc Bellaud, Aquatic Control Technology, 11 John Road, Sutton, Massachusetts 01590-2509, (508) 865-1000 or info@aquaticcontroltech. com.


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Reach for the tissues folks, this is a sad story. Kayla and Bear aged 12 and 13 years respectively, arrived at NH Humane Society, via our friends at Meadow Pond Veterinary Hospital in Moultonborough. They had been brought to the vets after their owner, a well loved teacher, died suddenly, and tragically at the beginning of the summer. Not only has the community lost someone so dedicated to education and learning, she was completely dedicated to her two constant companions. Kayla and Bear must stay together. They must be assured life in their retirement home, for whatever time they have left, it would be their departed owners last wish; to know her dogs are safe. Obviously one must be prepared for the health issues these two large, mixed breeds dogs now have, but they too mourn their owner, and deserve not to spend their final chapter on earth at the shelter. We at New Hampshire Humane Society are grateful to the friends who have stopped to visit Kayla & Bear and offer solace, and to so many who sent Memorial donations in memory of their beloved owner. Now we ask the community to open their hearts and home to Kayla & Bear. For more information about these two wonderful creatures call us at 524-3252 or check for details.

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Michael Barone

Stop & Frisk doesn’t target minorities, it protects them New York City seems on the verge of making the same mistake that Detroit made 40 years ago. The mistake is to abolish the NYPD practice referred to as stop and frisk. It’s more accurately called stop, question and frisk. People were stopped and questioned 4.4 million times between 2004 and 2012. But the large majority were not frisked. The effectiveness of this police practice, initiated by Mayor Rudy Giuliani in 1994 and continued by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, is not in doubt. The number of homicides — the most accurately measured crime — in New York fell from a peak of 2,605 in 1990 to 952 in 2001, Giuliani’s last year in office, to just 414 in 2012. Nevertheless, the three leading Democratic mayoral candidates in the city’s September primary all have pledged to end stop and frisk. And last week, federal judge Schira Scheindlin, in a lawsuit brought by 19 men who have been stopped and frisked, found that the practice is unconstitutional and racially discriminatory. Bloomberg has promised to appeal, and several of Scheindlin’s decisions in high-profile cases have been reversed. But the leading Democratic candidates for mayor promise, if elected, to drop the appeal. The two leading Republican candidates support stop and frisk, but their chances of election seem dim in a city that voted 81 percent for Barack Obama in 2012. What riles opponents of stop and frisk is that a high proportion of those stopped are young black and Hispanic males. Many innocent people undoubtedly and understandably resent being subjected to this practice. No one likes to be frisked, including the thousands of airline passengers who are every day. But young black and, to a lesser extent, Hispanic males are far, far more likely than others to commit (and be victims of) violent crimes, as Bloomberg points out. I take no pleasure in reporting that fact and wish it weren’t so. This was recognized by, among others, Jesse Jackson, who in 1993 said, “There is nothing more painful for me at this stage in my life than to walk down the street and hear footsteps and start to think about robbery and then look around and see it’s somebody white and feel relieved.” You can get an idea about what could happen in New York by comparing it with Chicago, where there

were 532 homicides in 2012. That’s more than in New York, even though New York’s population is three times as large. One Chicagoan who supports stop and frisk is the father of Hadiya Pendleton, the 15-year-old girl shot down a week after singing at Barack Obama’s second inauguration. “If it’s already working, why take it away?” he told the New York Post. “If that was possible in Chicago, maybe our daughter would be alive.” Chicago and New York both have tough gun control laws. But bad guys can easily get guns in both cities. The difference, as the New York Daily News’s James Warren has pointed out, is that frequent stops and frisks combined with mandatory three-year sentences for illegal possession of a gun mean that bad guys in New York don’t take them out on the street much. Stop and frisk makes effective the otherwise ineffective gun control that Bloomberg so strongly supports. An extreme case of what happens when a city ends stop and frisk is Detroit. Coleman Young, the city’s first black mayor, did so immediately after winning the first of five elections in 1973. In short order Detroit became America’s murder capital. Its population fell from 1.5 million to 1 million between 1970 and 1990. Crime has abated somewhat since the Young years, but the city’s population fell to 713,000 in 2010 — just over half that when Young took office. People with jobs and families — first whites, then blacks — fled to the suburbs or farther afield. Those left were mostly poor, underemployed, in too many cases criminal — and not taxpayers. As a result, the city government went bankrupt last month. New York has strengths Detroit always lacked. But it is not impervious to decline. After Mayor John Lindsay ended tough police practices, the city’s population fell from 7.9 million in 1970 to 7.1 million in 1980. Those who decry stop and frisk as racially discriminatory should remember who is hurt most by violent crime — law-abiding residents of high-crime neighborhoods, most of them black and Hispanic, people like Hadiya Pendleton. (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 Time for us to end this national nightmare called Obamacare To The Daily Sun, Obamacare has hurt enough people! It is time to end this evil sham of a health care plan. The (Un)Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) was passed by a Democrat Congress that didn’t read it. Even getting Democrat votes required lies and bribes. Despite hundreds of Obama speeches and millions of taxpayer dollars spent on promotional propaganda, the American public continues to overwhelmingly oppose Obamacare. Americans know that Obamacare will only ruin our health care system that is the envy of the world. But Americans could not have imagined how harmful Obamacare is. Health care premiums are skyrocketing, often more than $5,000 greater than the reduced premiums that President Obama promised. Obamacare’s real cost (almost $3 trillion) is about three times its promised cost. Contrary to promises people are losing their health insurance. Some employers can no longer cover spouses with their employer provided insurance plans. People are losing their doctors and at least half of all doctors are considering early retirement. Obamacare Death Panels, promising a poorer quality of life and early death, have been acknowledged by many Obama insiders including Howard Dean, former chairman of the Democrat Party. Obamacare has been a disaster for American jobs. Only big businesses have the resources to understand and comply with this 2700 page law and its 20,000 pages of regulations, but big businesses are mostly cutting jobs. More regulations are promised, fur-

ther destroying jobs. U.S. job growth has not kept up with the number of people who want to enter the workforce. Three-quarters of all the jobs created this year are part-time jobs because Obamacare requirements only apply to full time employees. It breaks my heart that millions of Americans are losing full time jobs, which have supported families for generations, and being offered part-time jobs instead. Obamacare has been the posterchild for cronyism and manipulation for political purposes. Obama friends received waivers from harmful provisions. Other pain causing requirements have been delayed until after elections. More than half the legal deadlines have been missed. The poorly planned roll-out of the exchanges will allow untrusted and untrained people to access people’s most personal health and financial information. Now labor unions and other former Obamacare supporters don’t want it. IRS employees enforcing Obamacare don’t want it. Congress and their staffs don’t want it although the law specified that they were to feel its impact like other citizens. Fearing the consequences of Congressional pain, the administration exempted them. We, however, are not exempt. It is time to end this national nightmare. Sign the petition at Demand that your congressman, senators, and congressional leaders defund and repeal Obamacare. Your prosperity, longevity, and quality of life may depend on it. Don Ewing Meredith

Voice your opinion on expanding Medicaid in Concord on Tues. To The Daily Sun, On Tuesday, August 27 there will be a public hearing on the possible Obamacare Medicaid expansion here in New Hampshire. The hearing will be from 1 to 4 p.m. in Representatives Hall at the Statehouse in Concord. Since this hearing is during a work day, we know hard working citizens may not be able to voice their opinion on the expansion, but I encourage anyone who is able to attend and

encroachment into our state through Medicaid expansion. Bring a friend along — let’s make our voices heard! We know Obamacare will lead to higher private health insurance costs and lesser quality care for all citizens. Business is negatively affected with the mandate of Obamacare. To be sure, none of this is right for New Hampshire or our residents. WE CAN DO BETTER, but we must let our state officials HEAR from YOU, the

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LETTERS County residents should be proud of work being done their jail To The Daily Sun, As superintendent of the Belknap County Department of Corrections, I want to extend my sincere thanks to those members of the Delegation and to their invited guests who took the time to attend the 90-minute tour of this facility on Monday, August 12th. While not likely to be on most people’s “must see list” for attractions in the Lakes Region, I am always honored and proud to show individuals and groups around the facility. Members of the Delegation have joined the ranks of interested citizens and taxpayers of Belknap County, a number of local selectboards and city councilors, members of the law enforcement and criminal justice system, and interest-based and leadership groups such as the League of Women Voters, Leadership Lakes Region, Leadership NH, CASA, DCYF-Laconia, Belmont Explorers, Children’s Fund of NH, the Tilton School, and the Laconia Citizen’s Academy, just to name a few. A walk through more than 130 years of construction history dating back to the 1890s reveals not simply how well the physical structures have held up over the years but more importantly how the construction styles have evolved and drives the way we hold, and provide services to those citizens who have been placed under our charge. Those very practical changes from simple brick walls, to cinder block construction, to poured concrete walls and rolls of razor wire, and from traditional cell blocks to military-style dorm housing all tell stories about the people held within each group and the society that held them. It is overly simplistic to suggest that we can (or should) as a community house our inmates all inside a military tent as our soldiers, sailors or airmen might have to do in times of war in a foreign land, or that military barrack style housing as is used in boot camp is appropriate for all levels of inmates from those facing driving offenses together with those charged with home invasion, burglary, rape or drug sales resulting in the death of another. Your jail... the jail of today... houses every one of those inmates and many more. The jail on County Drive is a microcosm of society. We would never think that a one-size-fits-all approach would work in a school, a hospital, or any other large-scale public safety complex and after more than 20-years specializing in criminal justice, justice studies, and corrections, I can assure you that it doesn’t work in this field either. The purpose of an effective classification system is to secure dangerous inmates or those who pose significant risks to society in secure detention settings, including single or double bunk cells, while at the same time recognizing that those who pose little risk and who are able to reasonably return to society better than when they arrived can do so with a little help from professionally trained staff. Although my staff and I highlighted all of the positive accomplishments of our programming and classification efforts to reduce recidivism and to be the best stewards of the taxpayer’s funding, it is clear that much emphasis was placed on the visual

inspection of the facility by members of this tour group. Their depiction in the August 20 Laconia Daily Sun was “spot on” and I appreciate the recognition of our efforts to address those areas of the building that had been painted and cleaned where they could be as well as noting those areas of deficiency that needed attention. I have heard suggestions that paint and polish can simply be the “lipstick on a pig” and while those things are clearly desirable, they fail to address fundamental safety, security or operational concerns that are of primary importance. Certainly I would be the last person to suggest that years of neglect or a lack of maintenance or replacement of broken locks, poor electrical systems, rusting pipes, shortage of staffing to properly supervise the inmates or maintenance projects, or broken HVAC systems don’t contribute to the accelerated decay of any building or system but paint and polish alone won’t fix that issue. I don’t believe anyone is suggesting we should have a “pretty jail” but rather one that meets the changing needs of Belknap County, that addresses the growing substance abuse and mental health epidemic, and provides legislatively mandated services to those “sentenced to hard labor” and also those who are “presumed innocent”, detained without criminal commitment and awaiting trial. We are often asked by members of the tour groups how we are able to manage our population. In the early 1990s the inmate population in total was as low as 34. In 2013, your jail holds as many as 120 inmates within its walls; this in a building that was designed to hold 87 bodies. Operationally that means the jail’s “support services” were designed for 87 people. Services such as toilets, showers, seating areas to eat meals, telephones to talk to attorneys and family members, visiting booths and recreation areas and physical floor space — all of which are governed by national standards used by the courts for the treatment and detention of prisoners. We exceed that cap every single day by having some inmates sleep on the floor on a “stack-a-bunk” plastic sled bed. We have converted the gym space for housing, have taken away two program areas to make additional housing units and double-bunked cells not intended for or designed to hold the numbers assigned. My answer to the question is always, “we make it work because we have no right of refusal in a jail”; we accept whomever the police department arrests and detains and whomever the court sentences without regard to pre-existing medical issues, gang affiliation, mental health status, drug abuse history, predatory nature or potential to be preyed upon. We hold inmates as young as 17 years old and have individuals well in to their 80s today. I would ask those who suggest a single cinder block 4-walled dorm whether careful consideration was given with regards to the protection of these various groups and the unique needs that may be required to hold them as they each come and go “through the system” between one day and up to several years?

Today, we are supervising 143 inmates. We have 111 inmates inside the jail. The remainder are benefiting from services and programming that we have designed to help reduce our population and to safely reintegrate inmates back in to the community in a manner that helps them to become the law-abiding contributing members of society that we all expect. Although I spend a significant amount of time discussing programming during that tour and how our one classroom space is used to offer some 37 programs to all classification levels, ages and to both males and females, the article discussing the “needs of the jail” failed to even mention it as a consideration. Could we stack inmates like cordwood by simply going higher with bunk beds? Since we have exhausted floor square footage, the only option left is cubic-foot space (go up!). I can simply remind those who consider this as a solution that the building was not designed to support that theory. A home’s kitchen table or a septic system in one’s own yard was only designed to accommodate a fixed number. You can temporarily exceed that design but at what cost and for how long is uncertain; eventually, creative manipulation of time and services provided will no longer handle the approaching tides. The need to address the functional and operational plan for the entire criminal justice system in Belknap County goes significantly beyond the overcrowding that has existed here since 2006 when the average daily population first exceeded design capacity. The county has steadfastly supported alternative sentencing programs, electronic monitoring, work release, drug and alcohol counseling, pre-trial and diversion services, and

creative sentencing options with the local courts as means to address the numbers and the specific needs of incarcerated and potentially incarcerated individuals. We have partnerships with UNH Cooperative Extension, Belknap-Merrimack Community Action Program, DCYF, Lakes Region Community College, NH Employment Security, Horizons Counseling and the Nathan Brody Program, Genesis Behavioral Health, and countless individual services providers within our communities to create a network of collaboration. Without the efforts of these men, women, and organizations, I can assure you that you could not build a jail large enough to address the needs that would be presented to this county. It is not about simply building a building but rather building a system that addresses the needs that are unique to our community. The citizens and taxpayers of Belknap County should be proud of the work that is being done at this facility. The professional and dedicated employees commit themselves to managing a population that we read about every day on the front page of every single newspaper. We make it possible to sleep soundly at night and to know that your neighbor, loved one, or stranger who gets out of jail and returns back to your community was treated fairly and was given the tools to live as a law-abiding citizen. Thanks again to this group and those who join me on an almost daily basis to explore and understand the jail, how it operates, and the role it plays in the criminal justice system of the 21st century. Daniel P. Ward, Sr., MBA/PA, CJM Superintendent Belknap County Department of Corrections

Ocean of people eating at Multicultural Festival should be a clue To The Daily Sun, I am proud and happy to say I have only missed one Multicultural Market Day because I had to go to a wedding at Waterville Valley. Carol Pierce and her committees over the years have made it better and better. This year I invited a friend who had never gone. She could not get over how great it is and also, how everyone is happy to be there. Not one mean-spirited, pushy, shoving, cursing person anywhere. Colonial Theater needs to be restored. We have good food down town but a Greek restaurant would be nice. When you see the ocean of people eating ethnic food at Multicultural Market Day, you know people crave food they do not want to bother with at home.

Nobody misses Bloom’s or Sundial more than I do, but it takes more than a one woman committee to keep downtown prosperous. How sad that some people feel there is nothing downtown. We also have a great library, with many free programs, displays, and helpful great staff. I am proud to live in the middle of all this. Come on down and join the fun. Oh, and there is our five-day-a-week Senior Center. Even though there are many old people who go there they are still volunteering and helping one another. I could go on and on but just ask me. Hannelore Spence Laconia

Thanks for all who supported United Baptist’s annual Yankee Fare To The Daily Sun, A very big than you to all who supported the Yankee Fare held by the from preceding page citizens of New Hampshire! If you believe Obamacare is wrong for New Hampshire, I hope you will attend this public hearing and make sure YOUR voice is heard. Remember, there is strength in numbers! Rep. Jane Cormier Belknap District 8 Alton

United Baptist Church in Lakeport on July 27. Most of all we are grateful to the local merchants who contributed so generously to our silent auction. The monies raised are for the Vincent Ladd Memorial Campership Fund which each year sends children to Camp Sentinel in Center Tuftonboro. Gail McCown, Sue Taylor, Rindy Carpenter, Peggy Fletcher and Joyce McMath Co-chairs, Yankee Fare

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Aaron Hernandez cousin pleads not guilty of contempt, for refusing to testify FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A cousin of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez pleaded not guilty Friday to a contempt charge for allegedly refusing to testify before the grand jury that indicted Hernandez in the murder of a friend. Tanya Singleton entered her plea on a criminal contempt charge during a brief court appearance in Fall River. Her attorney, E. Peter Parker, did not seek bail for her, agreeing that she be held until a hearing on Oct. 3. Singleton was offered immunity but refused to testify before the grand jury, District Attorney Samuel Sutter said. She has been held since Aug. 1 in a Suffolk County jail and was indicted Thursday. The grand jury on Thursday indicted Hernandez on first-degree murder and weapons charges in the death of 27-year-old Odin Lloyd, a semi-professional football player from Boston who was dating the sister of Hernandez’s girlfriend.

Lloyd’s body was found June 17 in an industrial park in North Attleborough, about a mile from Hernandez’s home. He had been shot five times. Hernandez, 23, pleaded not guilty to murder and weapons charges in district court in June, and he is being held without bail. One of his attorneys, Michael Fee, said Thursday that there had been an “incredible rush to judgment” in the case and that he doesn’t believe the state will be able to prove the charges during a jury trial. Prosecutors say Hernandez orchestrated the killing because he was upset at Lloyd for talking to people Hernandez had problems with at a nightclub days earlier. They say two Hernandez associates, Ernest Wallace and Carlos Ortiz, were with the explayer at the time Lloyd was killed. In Fall River on Friday, the judge held a closed hearing before Singleton’s arraignment. Gregg Miliote, a spokesman for Sutter, declined to comment lo w m o r tg ag e r at e s w h i l e t h e y l a s t

on the substance of the proceeding. He also would not comment on what information prosecutors had hoped to learn from Singleton in grand jury testimony. Miliote said the punishment for a criminal contempt conviction is at the discretion of the judge. Parker had no comment outside the courthouse on the indictment. Asked how she’s doing, he said: “She’s doing good.” In July, authorities seized a cellphone and credit and bank cards from Singleton, who is from Hernandez’s hometown of Bristol, Conn. Court records show Ortiz told investigators he and Wallace drove to Bristol after Lloyd’s killing and that he was dropped off at Singleton’s house. Ortiz said he discussed Lloyd’s killing with her. Authorities say Singleton later purchased a bus ticket for Wallace to travel to Miramar, Fla., where his parents live. Wallace was indicted Thursday on a charge of being an accessory to murder after the fact. He pleaded not guilty earlier in district court to the same charge. He was ordered held on $500,000 bail. Ortiz has not been indicted. He pleaded not guilty in district court to a weapons charge and is being held without bail. He has a court hearing Thursday. SENTENCE from page 2 and wept. An interpreter flashed a thumbs-up sign to a row of Afghan villagers who were either wounded or lost family members in the March 11, 2012, attacks. “I saw his mother trying to cry, but at least she can go visit him,” Hajji Mohammad Naim, who was shot in the neck, said after the sentencing. “What about us? Our family members are actually 6 feet under.” The villagers, who traveled nearly 7,000 miles to testify against Bales, spoke with reporters through an interpreter and asked what it would be like for someone to break into American homes and slaughter their families. A boy of about 13 displayed a scar from a bullet wound to his leg. They also criticized American involvement in Afghanistan, saying the soldiers came to build their see next page

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CAFE from page one just amazing,” Roy said. “People on the street kept asking us ‘when are you going open? When are you going to open?’” Roy said that the renovation provided an opportunity to make a few small changes. The counter was shrunk and an elevated booth was added to the smaller of the two dining rooms. A new door was fitted leading to outdoor seating. The Roys also took the opportunity to refine the dinner menu. “It is geared to casual yet sophisticated,” Roy said, “with new wines and bottled beers.” He explained that “people come here because they know what to expect. It’s hard to change something that’s worked so well for so long,” he continued. “We’ve stuck to our roots by trying to keep the old favorites and add some new items.” Roy said that only two employees on hand when the restaurant burned have returned. “We’re very fortunate to have found good people, very professional and eager to learn.” Although disappointed to have lost most of the busiest season, the Roys are not looking back. “I look at it as a summer vacation and now we’re back to work. Most of of all we’re getting back to normalcy in our life,” he said. The Roys have owned the business since 1988, when they acquired LaFlamme’s, a small coffee shop, which traced its origins to a downtown bakery that opened in the 1920s. With urban renewal in the 1970s , the business moved to Water Street. In 1992, the Roys rebuilt and reopened as the Water Street Cafe. On August 27, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. the Roys will host Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours and mark the reopening with a ribbon cutting. Meanwhile, Roy said that he is planning a New Year’s Eve party, “2014 has got to better than 2013,” he said.

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Kids receive backpacks at Back-to-School Celebration The Family Resource Center of Central New Hampshire yesterday held a back to school event at its new location in the Lakes Region Community Services building on North Main Street in Laconia at which 70 backpacks donated by Citizens Bank and filled with school supplies were distributed. Ice cream from Jordan’s Ice Cream in Belmont was also served. Among those taking part were, front row, Sierra Toutaint and Kyra Poulin, second row, Joshua Zajchowski, Logan Cloutier, Alex Fournier, and Adam Zajchowski,; third row, Kim Denaris, Family Resource Council member; Kaden Cloutier, Tyler Fournier, Sierra Shaw and Aiden Shaw, and back row, Larry and Christine Wallace, Family Resource Council members. (Roger Amsden/for The Laconia Daily Sun)

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from preceding page country but have done no such thing. Bales never offered an explanation for why he armed himself with a 9 mm pistol and an M-4 rifle and left his post on the killing mission, but he apologized on the witness stand Thursday and described the slaughter as an “act of cowardice, behind a mask of fear, bulls--- and bravado.” The villagers said they hadn’t read or listened to the apology. One, Mullah Baran, called it a “fraud.” Prosecutors described Bales as a “man of no moral compass.” “In just a few short hours, Sgt. Bales wiped out generations,” Lt. Col. Jay Morse told the jury in his closing argument. “Sgt. Bales dares to ask you for mercy when he has shown none.” A commanding general overseeing the court-martial has the option of reducing the sentence to life with the possibility of parole. Defense attorney Emma Scanlan argued for the lighter sentence, begging jurors to consider her client’s prior life and years of good military service and suggested he snapped under the weight of his fourth combat deployment. She read from a letter Bales sent to his two children 10 weeks before the killing: “The children here are a lot like you. They like to eat candy and play soccer. They all know me because I juggle rocks for them.” “These aren’t the words of a coldblooded murderer,” Scanlan said. She also read from a letter sent by a fellow soldier, a captain who said that Bales seemed to have trouble handling a decade of war and death: “The darkness that had been tugging

at him for the last 10 years swallowed him whole.” Prosecutors laying out the case for a life term, argued that Bales’ own “stomach-churning” words demonstrated that he knew exactly what he was doing. “My count is 20,” Bales told another soldier when he returned to the base. Morse displayed a photograph of a girl’s bloodied corpse and described how Bales executed her where she should have felt safest — beside her father, who was also slain. Morse also played a surveillance video of Bales returning to the base after the killings, marching with “the methodical, confident gait of a man who’s accomplished his mission.” Bales, an Ohio native who lived in Lake Tapps, Wash., was under personal, financial and professional stress at the time. He had stopped paying the mortgage on one of his houses, was concerned about his wife’s spending and hadn’t received a promotion he wanted. “Sgt. Bales commits these barbaric acts because he takes stock of his life,” Morse said. “Sgt. Bales thinks the rest of the world is not giving him what he deserves.” The closing arguments came a day after Bales apologized for the attack, saying he’d bring back the victims “in a heartbeat” if he could. “I’m truly, truly sorry to those people whose families got taken away,” he said in a mostly steady voice during questions from one of his lawyers. “I can’t comprehend their loss. I think about it every time I look at my kids.”

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BRIDGE from page one Roberts has checked the bridge and said that it would have to be moved in three sections, including disassembly and actually cutting off the roof which was added after the bridge sections were assembled. He said that Roberts has also developed a scope of work to move everything to Belmont with a price of $12,600 for moving and about $10,000 for using two The covered pedestrian bridge Belmont is buying from the City of cranes to place two sec- Dover as it looks today. (Photo courtesy Foster’s Daily Democrat) tions of the bridge over the river, just upstream from the Belremoved earlier this year and were mont Mill, providing the engineers confident that two sections of the determine that the bridge sections bridge would be able to put into place can be used separately. by cranes. Another section of the bridge would The commission is currently looking go in below the mill, where a pedesfor ways to raise funds for the cost of trian bridge which would have been putting the bridges in place, as well as built with volunteer labor as part of for a trail system which will be built the downtown project was envisaged. along the right of way of the former Knowlton said that he and Woody Belmont Spur rail corridor, which Fogg had taken measurements used to bring trains in from Tilton to after brush along the river had been the Belmont Village area. from preceding page nor, about 4 miles northwest of Hetch Hetchy reservoir, Yosemite spokeswoman Kari Cobb said. Backcountry permits are required to hike in that area, Cobb said. The park was no longer issuing those and had contacted every person who had received a permit to go there. Two roads into that area were closed and occupants of a campground near the Route 120 west entrance were relocated. “We don’t have anybody we know of in that area based on the permits we have out now,” she said. The fire was more than 20 miles from Yosemite Valley and skies there were “crystal clear,” Cobb said. “Right now there are no closures, and no visitor services are being affected in the park,” he said. “We just have to take one day at a time depend-

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Water Street Cafe reopens, hosting Business After Hours on Tuesday LACONIA — Water Street Café will celebrate a grand reopening with Lakes Region Chamber Of Commerce Business After Hours and ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, August 27, 4-6 p.m. Members and guests will enjoy refreshments, hors d’oeuvres and a wine tasting along with several door prizes. Patrons of this well-known restaurant will be happy to know that the Water Street Café , which has been closed down since a fire on March 27, has reopened. The fire, which started in the kitchen, damaged almost the entire interior of the building. The owners, Ted and Jen Roy, have been working tirelessly, along with the employees, contractors, family and friends to generate the new atmosphere which will

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The restaurant is open for breakfast and lunch daily and dinner on Friday and Saturday nights. Ted and Jen Roy have proudly owned the Water Street Café since August 1988. When they bought it, the Cafe was a tiny coffee shop called LaFlamme’s, named for the original owners, whose business dated back to the early 1920’s and which was relocated to Water Street in the early 1970s. The Roys rebuilt in 1992 and opened their doors as the Water Street Café.

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MEREDITH — The featured exhibit at the NH League of Craftsmen’s Gallery Shop for the month of September is a celebration of harvest time “Gathering Together,” a collection of basketry by local artists Basket weaving is one of the oldest art forms known to man. The variety of weaves and materials used worldwide make for thousands of different types and styles. It has been said that baskets are a direct reflection of the diverseness found within the global population. Each individual weaver creates their own masterpieces with varying weaves, materials, colors, and patterns. Baskets are both purposeful and creations of artistic expression. The collection will include work by Ruth Boland, Cheryl Christenson, Sharon Dugan, Lynn Goldberg, Ray Lagasse, Liz Lapham, Alice Ogden, and more.

WATERVILLE VALLEY — The Rey Center presents the third lecture of their summer lecture series entitled “Lost in the Great North Woods” on Friday August 30, at 8 p.m. Kim Nilsen, founder of the Coos Trail, shares reasons “why one shouldn’t build a long distance trail in the middle of nowhere” and other humorous stories. (An excerpt from Boston Globe article, October 2011 “The Path Less Traveled) In 1978, a young newspaper reporter in northernmost New Hampshire wrote an editorial calling for the creation of a grand hiking trail spanning the length of Coos County, from the White Mountains in the south to the Canadian border. The young man, Kim Nilsen, dreamed of opening this remote part of New England, dense with natural wonders but scant on people, to new eyes. His plan was bold. It was sweeping. And it elicited absolutely no response. So he set out to build it himself. Two weeks ago (2011), under a misty fall sky just a few miles from the Quebec border, Nilsen, now 63, finished his 162-mile trail. It had only taken 33 years. As the last maple sapling was cut, Nilsen produced a bottle of champagne and addressed the small group of volunteers who had come out to help clear the final see next page

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91 children participate in Hall Library summer program Christian Conference NORTHFIELD — The end of this year celebration Center hosting speaker for the Children’s Summer Reading Program “Dig Into Reading” took place on August 14. on September 1 Of the 91 kids who participated in the program throughout the summer, thirty-three attended the final party where parents and kids snacked on muffins, grapes and punch. The kids then picked their final treasures from the prize bin, choosing one item for every five books read. A total of 1532 books were devoured by budding bibliophiles and special recognition and awards went out to the top five readers: Bruce Archibald, brother and sister Becca and Ethan Turgeon, and sisters Harper and Nora Hartshorn. All the children received certificates from Pizza Hut for a personal pan pizza, and all children who pick up their list of books read and present it to Dipsy-Doodle will receive a free ice-cream. from preceding page mile of what he has named the Cohos Trail. “This is cheap champagne for a cheap organization,’’ Nilsen said with a big smile as a blast of bubbly splattered onto the autumn leaves around him. And with that, his “ridiculous, foolish’’ idea had finally come to fruition, though it is much more than a personal accomplishment. The Cohos Trail is the largest trail system to be built in the northeast in generations, and it becomes the third long-distance trail in New England, alongside the Appalachian Trail and Vermont’s Long Trail. The Rey Center Friday Night Lecture Series is held in the Margret and H.A. Rey Center Art Gallery on the second floor in Town Square. Lectures are free for Rey Center members and only $5 for non-members.

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ALTON BAY — Gordon MacDonald will be speaking at the Alton Bay Christian Conference Center Sunday, September 1 at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Dr. MacDonald is a renowned speaker, teacher, and author of more than a dozen books. MacDonald is also the former pastor of Grace Chapel in Lexington, Massachusetts. In addition to MacDonald as guest speaker, the Labor Day weekend brings The Blackwood Brothers Quartet. The group was formed in 1934 and has the distinction of being the best-known name in Gospel Music history. The group will perform on Saturday, August 31 at 7 p.m. The Lakes Region, through the Alton Bay Christian Conference Center, continues to offer high quality performances and speakers in their Tabernacle. All are welcome to visit. For directions, summer brochure, and additional information, visit or call 875-6161.

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Sales are up, but not prices OK! Finally, there were over a hundred residential homes sales in one month in the towns covered by this report. There were 110 in July, to be exact, at an average sales price of $299,469. This may not be exactly a watershed moment in the Lakes Region real estate world, but it has been a long time since this happened. Last July there were just 70 sales at an average price of $260,113 so that’s a healthy 57 percent increase. Year to date sales of residential homes are up 13 percent with 556 sales through the end of July compared to 491 for the same period in 2012. The average sales price for the first seven months of the year comes in at $283,536 which is a just a bit lower than the $286,898 for the same period last year. Despite all the news reports on TV of the real estate market getting hot and prices increasing, it should be noted that real estate is a very local phenomena. While some areas may be seeing big bumps in selling prices and multiple offers, that just isn’t happening in the Lakes Region. If you are thinking of listing your home to sell, don’t get all excited thinking you can ask more for your property than you could a year ago. It is still a buyer’s market in this neck of the woods and may be for some time. The good news is that the total number of residential sales has increased and that should help whittle down the inventory. As usual, most of the high end sales last month were waterfront properties. There were, however, some pretty nice homes off the water that found new owners. Some took a while longer to sell than others, though. Take, for example, the property at 141 Riverwood Drive in New Hampton. This custom contemporary cape was built in 2004 and has an amazing, high quality 7,187 square feet of living space with all the bells and whistles. There is a gourmet kitchen featuring gorgeous cabinetry, high end appliances, granite counters, a great room with the requisite stone fireplace, a first floor master suite, four guest bedrooms, and a man cave over the garage that most guys can only dream about. This home was listed way back in June of 2009 for $699,000 and has been on the market every year since. It was relisted this year at $579,000 and had several price reductions down to $399,000. It finally sold at a higher price at $455,000. I expect there might be a long story about why it sold higher than the asking price, but

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Erla H. Dalrymple, 89 ALTON — Erla Hope Dalrymple age 89 of Farmington Road in Alton Bay died peacefully on August 23. Born April 2nd 1924 in Sutton, NH the Daughter of Charles Laforest Davis and Alice Hope (Whitney) Davis. She grew up in Alton Bay where she met her husband, the late Horace Osborne “Dal” Dalrymple at the Pavilion Roller Skating Rink. They married in 1942. Erla and Dal settled in Tolland, Connecticut where they lived and raised a family all the while spending summers at Alton Bay. Erla attended church regularly at the Christian Conference Center and The Bay Church, which she loved dearly. Erla loved spending time with family and friends at the lake, picking blueberries on Mt. Major and in later years doing puzzles and sitting on her porch watching

the loons on Lake Winnipesaukee. Erla is survived by her son Kevin M. Dalrymple of Stafford, CT. and his daughter Jessica; her son Jay A. Dalrymple, his wife Deborah and her grandchildren Alec and Ashlyn Dalrymple of Alton; her sister Jeanette Fletcher of Vernon, CT and her brother Mahlon Davis of Tilton, along with many nieces and nephews. Calling Hour will be Monday August 26, 2013 from 1 to 2 p.m. at Peaslee Alton Funeral Home, 12 School Street, Alton, NH. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. at the funeral Home. Interment will follow at the New Riverside Cemetery on Route 28 South, Alton. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Alton Bay Christian Conference Center P.O.Box 321 Alton Bay NH 03810. To express condolences, please visit

Heavy traffic expected on September 2 as 2,300 students move in to Plymouth State University PLYMOUTH — The busiest day of the year for Plymouth State University and surrounding communities arrives Monday, September 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nearly 2300 students will converge on campus, with the busiest time from 10:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Traffic in the towns of Plymouth and Holderness will be heaviest at this time. PSU Move-In allows students to quickly and efficiently fill the University’s eight residence halls with the help of staff, students and families. University, Holderness and Plymouth police, residence hall staff and building workers will also help incoming students park, unload and move their belongings.

PSU athletic teams will also pitch in to help their classmates move in and get settled. All cars will be allowed 15 minutes to unload near the residence halls and then will be directed to park in the Visitor lot next to the Ice Arena or the PE Center Visitor Parking Lot both located on Route 175A across the bridge. By Monday evening, it is expected that more than 80% of the students will have been moved in to their on-campus residences. The remainder will arrive on Tuesday before the first full day of classes start Wednesday, September 4.

from preceding page and sold for $640,000 after 330 days on the market. It is currently assessed at $525,700. So, it’s pretty easy to see that all of these homes were on the market for extended periods of time and they all took sizeable price reductions to finally get a buyer. Do you think these sellers would have been ahead of the game and had a little less stress

in their lives if they had listed lower to begin with? Please feel free to visit to learn more about the Lakes Region real estate market and comment on this article and others. Data was compiled using the Northern New England Real Estate MLS System as of 8/18/13. Roy Sanborn is a REALTOR® at Four Seasons Sotheby’s International Realty and can be reached at 603-455-0335.

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TODAY’S EVENTS Musical performance “Nunsense” presented by the Little Church Theater in Holderness. 8 p.m. For more information or to purchase tickets call 968-2250. The annual Gilford Old Home Day celebration featuring the theme “Super Heroes Among Us!”. The festivities include; Annual Old Home Day Summer Fair hosted by the Gilford Community Church 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., The Rotary Pancake Breakfast served in the Youth Center held from 7-10 a.m., 36th annual 5K Road Race 8 a.m., the Annual Parade at 10 a.m., the Woodsman Competition beginning at 1 p.m., Kids’ Fun Run Race kicks-off at 5 p.m., Moon Bounce from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., musical entertainers including the “Jandee Lee Porter Band”, games, crafts, fireworks and a dance to wrap things up! The majority of activities take place at the Gilford Village Field. For more information, please contact the Gilford Parks and Recreation office at 527-4722. Annual Rummage and Boutique Sale held by the Moultonborough United Methodist Women. 1 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the Moultonborough Methodist Church. 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Tilton and Northfield United Methodist Church will be holding a free clothing give-away. 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at 400 West Main Street in Tilton. The Stafford Wind Symphony performs at the Alton Bay Christian Center at 7 p.m. For more information call 875-6161. Spaghetti Dinner hosted by the Pemi Baker Valley Republican Committee. 5-7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall in Ashland. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children, and $25 for families. Donations of non-perishable foods appreciated. For more information call 536-2224 or visit The Winnipesaukee Playhouse presents the musical “The Fantastics”. 7:30 p.m. at the Playhouse’s location in Meredith. Tickets can be ordered by calling 279-0333. Book Sale hosted by the Friends of the Meredith Public Library. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Function Room of the Meredith Library. For more information call 279-3059. Silent Auction to support the Opponents to Windfarms near Newfound and Cardigan Mountain. 6 p.m. at the Inn on Newfound Lake. To purchase tickets for this event email Al-Anon Meeting at the Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia. 8 to 9:15 p.m. each Saturday in the firstfloor conference room Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome.

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SUNDAY, AUGUST 25 Spiritual Wisdom on Karma & Reincarnation discussion at 10:30 a.m. at the Hampton Inn located in Tilton. For more information call 800-713-8944 or visit Musical performance “Nunsense” presented by the Little Church Theater in Holderness. 2 p.m. For more information or to purchase tickets call 968-2250. Family friendly, hunting oriented 3-D archery shoots hosted by the Pemi Fish and Game Club. Registration runs from 7 a.m. to noon at the club grounds at 295 Beede Road in Holderness. Registration fees are $15 for adults, $25 for two in a family, $10 for youth, and $30 for families. For more information call 968-9944 or email fredallendvm@ Line Dancing at Starr King Fellowship. 4-5 p.m. $5 per person. For more information call George at 536-1179.

MONDAY, AUGUST 26 The Laconia Fire Department holds a short ceremony to recognize the 100th anniversary of John Laurene Sanborn’s death which marked the first line-of-duty death of a Laconia Firefighter. 9 a.m. at the Meredith Bridge Cemetery located behind the VFW on Court Street in Laconia. Events at the Gilford Public Library. Storytime Sign-ups Begin 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mahjong 12:30-3 p.m.

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‘The Letter Writer’ is next in Sanbornton film series SANBORNTON — The Sanbornton Congregational Church – UCC in partnership with the Sanbornton Town Library is sponsoring a film series held on the first Wednesday of every month at the library. Show time is 6:30-8:30 p.m. on the second floor of the library. Everyone is welcome. The eighth film, to be shown on September 4, will be “The Letter Writer” – 85 minutes. This month’s film is about a teenager, Maggy Fuller, who receives an anonymous letter full of praise and encouragement. She can’t imagine who would send her such a letter. The rebellious teenager is practically invisible to her Dad and a disappointment to her Mom. Her search for the letter’s mysterious author leads her to Sam Worthington, CALENDAR from preceding page

MONDAY, AUGUST 26 Narcotics Anonymous meeting. 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 35 Tower Street in Weirs Beach. Overeaters Anonymous offers a program of recovery from compulsive eating using the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of OA. The program is held Monday nights at 7 p.m. at the Laconia Congregational Church Parish Hall, 18 Veterans Square, (for mapquest use 69 Pleasant St.), Laconia, NH 03246. Use back entrance. Call/leave a message for Paula at 998-0562 for more information. Chess Club at the Hall Memorial Library. 4-7 p.m. Free one on one internet and computer instruction every Monday at 10 a.m. at the Tilton Senior Center, 11 Grange Road, Tilton. Adult Pick-up Basketball offered by Meredith Parks & Recreation Department held at the Meredith Community Center Monday nights from 6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. $1 per person - sign in and out at the front desk. Bingo at the VFW Post 1670 located at 143 Court Street in Laconia. Doors open at 4 p.m. Bingo begins at 6:30 p.m. Laconia Chapter of Barbershop Harmony Society meeting. 7:15 to 9:30 p.m. at the Gilford Community Church. Guests and singers of all ages and skills are invited to attend these Monday night rehearsals. For more information call Harvey Beetle at 528-3073.

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Master Gardener to discuss heirloom seeds & vegetables at Meredith Library on September 3

MEREDITH — The Meredith Public Library will be hosting Master Gardener Nel Garden as she gives a presentation on heirloom seeds and old varieties of vegetables on Tuesday, September 3 at 6:30 p.m. Garden will discuss the reasons for the trend to hybrid varieties of vegetables for commercial growers as well as home growers. She will have various tomato varieties on display and will be showing us how to preserve our own seeds for next year’s garden. No registration is required and light refreshments will be served.

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Dear Annie: You frequently print the essay “Dead at Seventeen” by John Berrio, about the dangers of reckless driving by teenagers. I’ve written a version of it that addresses the growing danger posed by older drivers who should no longer be driving. For political reasons, I suspect the chance of any meaningful legislation being passed is slim. The only hope is for people to read this and realize that, yes, unfortunately, it applies to them. An unsafe driver is a danger to everyone on the road, the sidewalk or in a restaurant. A few years ago, a senior driver plowed into a crowd at a farmers’ market, killing 10 and injuring 70. When I took Drivers’ Ed as a teenager, they gave us a copy of “Dead at Seventeen” at the end of the course. Perhaps the AARP could hand out this essay at their Driver Safety courses or adult children can give this to their parents. -- Paul O. Ketro, M.D., Massachusetts General Hospital, Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston Killed at Seven I am in agony. He is a statistic. He is one of many, many others whose bodies are as badly mangled as his -- their category is called “Killed by Senior Drivers.” The day I killed him was an ordinary day. How I wish that I had taken the bus. But I was too good for the bus. I remember how I ignored my adult children, who begged me not to drive anymore. I said, “All of my friends drive. I want my independence. I want to be my own boss.” I don’t remember how the accident happened. The last thing I recall was that a younger adult passed me -- he seemed to be going so fast. I guess I was just kidding myself by thinking that if I only drove slowly and on familiar streets, I could still drive safely.

Later on, I found out that a child had run out ahead of my car chasing a ball. I didn’t really see him. My vision isn’t that great anymore -- but I can renew my driver’s license by mail, so my vision doesn’t get checked very often. I felt a bump on the car, and I heard a scream. Then the boy hit my windshield, and I finally noticed him. Glass flew everywhere. Suddenly it was very quiet. The boy was lying on the road, his body mangled. Pieces of jagged glass were sticking out all over. Then there were sirens. The ambulance arrived, and they pulled a sheet over the boy’s head. Hey! Don’t pull that sheet over his head! He’s only 7! He has a ball game this afternoon. He was supposed to have a wonderful life ahead of him. He hasn’t lived yet. He can’t be dead. His mother was there. She was heartbroken. His father came out, too -- they’re my neighbors. He suddenly looked very old. I told the police officer that the gas pedal had gotten stuck -- because that’s what older drivers often say when they hit someone. It’s a small town, and everyone is in a daze. People see me and look away. No one can believe it. I can’t believe it, either. I’ve read about older drivers who plow into crowds, but I never thought it would be me. Please, somebody -- wake him up! I can’t bear to see his mom and dad in such pain. Please don’t bury him! He’s not dead! He has a lot of living to do! He wants to laugh and run again. Please don’t put him in the ground. I promise if you give me just one more chance, God, I won’t drive again. All I want is one more chance. Please, God, he was only 7.

Annie’s Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. Please e-mail your questions to:, or write to: Annie’s Mailbox, c/o Creators Syndicate, 737 3rd Street, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254.

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BEAUTIFUL Puppies: Apricot and black Pomapoo Teddy Bears. Champ background. Healthy, happy, home raised. 253-6373.

2006 Chrysler Sebring Convertible, 42k miles, Great Condition, $7,900. Call 603-253-3363.

PRIVATE Dock for rent: Up to 10x30. Varney Point, Winnipesaukee, Gilford, $1000/rest of season 603-661-2883.

BARN IN BLEMONT- 5 stall barn with lots of hay storage, tack room, grain room, shavings room, riding arena, 2 large paddock areas & winter water. Price Negotiable. 520-6261

DACHSHUNDS puppies. Heath & temperament guaranteed. Parents on premise, $450, ready now. (603)539-1603. GUINEA Pigs born July 30th, ready now. $20 each. 603-832-4540 LABRADOR Retriever pups AKC, 1 male, 1 female, truly outstanding, great temperaments, (603)664-2828. WEST Highland White Terriers. 3 females 1 male. Ready Sept. 8th. Will have first shots. Also available, Trained 9 month old pups, with all shots. $450-$750. 603-262-0204

2011 Ford Focus SE- Silver, 4-cylinder, auto, CD, 27K, 2 new tires, $12,500. Bristol 978-886-4019 CASH paid for unwanted or junk cars and trucks. Same day service possible. 603-231-2859.


Child Care Cotton Hill Day Care has two full time openings as of Aug 26 for any age. All meals included, pre-school program and outdoor play. Call Holly at 393-8116.

1974 Omega boat 24ft. Fiberglass hull. Powered by 165 MerCruiser. Powertrain needs to be re-installed. 2-axle galvanized trailer $1,000. 293-8141. 1988 Wellcraft 170 Classic with trailer, runs great, looks good for the year. $2600. 603-470-5434


Bristol, 2+ bedrooms. Large, eat in kitchen, lots of space. 3rd floor with private entry. Beautifully restored building with! May consider one small pet. Unique layout that goes on forever. $700 per month plus utilities. First months rent, security deposit and references. Please call 603-387-6498 for more information and to make an appointment to see. DOWNTOWN LACONIA- Single Adult 1 Bedroom Apt. Includes Heat and Hot Water, No Pets, References. $160./Week Call 455-5343

NEW THRIFT SHOP Now open. Thrift & Gift. 80 Bean Rd. Center Harbor Christian Church. Come and visit our store. Lots of good, clean household items, clothing, furniture. Mon-Sat. 10am-4pm 253-8008.

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Do you need housekeeping help or errands? Discount rates for the disabled. Good references. 998-2601.

$_TOP dollar paid for junk cars & trucks. Available 7-days a week. P3s Towing. 630-3606 1998 F150 Crewcab 8 bed, 4x4. $1,200. Bruce 524-3772 1999 Convertible GT Mustang has 50 mods, including super charger, and vertical doors. Electric green, tan top & interior, $16,000 or best reasonable offer. Call Ed for details 603-253-5002 or 203-592-6244.

BELMONT- Extra large, redone, 1 bedroom, 2nd floor. Quiet, sunny Rte. 3. $750/Month. Includes heat/hot water. No pets/Smoking outside. 528-1991

Boat Winterize & Store Starting at $24 per foot

Call JP or Rick 2005 Cadillac Deville- 4 door, 79,800 miles, $5,800. Call Bob 508-782-8324


2005 VW Beetle GL Convertible: 4-cylinder, auto, A/C, dark blue, 84k, excellent condtion, $9,995.

KAYAK- 2-man Nu-canoe with paddles, seats, etc. Like new, 0riginally $825, sell $485.

HOME CARE: 15 years experience. LNA background, help with activities of daily living. Flexible hours and overnights. References available. 387-7629

For Rent APARTMENTS, mobile homes. If you need a rental at a fair price, call DRM Corp. Over 50 years in rentals. We treat you better! 524-0348 or visit M-W-F, 12-5, at our new location, 142 Church St. (Behind CVS Pharmacy.) BRISTOL: 1BR for $675/month &

GILFORD 1 room efficiency apartment. Great location, $650/Month, includes utilities. No smoking/No pets. 603-759-2895 GILFORD Condo: 2-bedroom partially furnished, 1.5 bath, granite counters, fireplace. Pool, tennis, washer/dryer. $1,175/month plus utilities. No pets. 617-501-8545 GILFORD Furnished 3-bedroom waterfront winter rental. Dock, washer & dryer. Available through May 31st. $900/mo. + Utilities. Oil heat. No pets. (603) 778-9515 GILFORD- 5 bedroom 2 bath home available Sept. 1st. Newly renovated, swimming pool. $1,850/Month plus utilities. No smoking, pets allowed. 603-759-2895 GILFORD: 1BR house, very private, oil heat, hookups, $750/month. 30ft.x32-ft garage

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GILFORD/LACONIA housemate wanted for 2 room studio completely furnished, in private home now available in Laconia/Gilford. $150/week or $550 per month. 8 minutes from college, hospital and downtown in quiet area. Rent includes all utilities, internet and dish, short/long term. Sorry no pets. Call cell 971-219-7363.

LACONIA- 1 bedroom. Heat & hot water included, 2nd floor, ideal for single person/no pets, parking 1 vehicle. $650/Month, references required. 630-9406

GILFORD: 3BR house, $1,395/month. Very private, oil heat, 3-season room, washer/dryer included. No pets. 455-7883. GILFORD: 1, 2 or 3 bedroom apts. Heat/electricity included. From $190/week. Pets considered/References 556-7098 or 832-3334. GILFORD: MARINA BAY 2 Bedroom, 1 1/2 Bath pool/tennis NO PETS. $975 per month 617-605-4984 GILFORD: Cute updated one bedroom HOUSE, . $690/Month. 566-6815 GILMANTON Iron Works Village. Spacious, private 2 room apartment. Private bath, kitchen, livingroom/bedroom combo. Includes Heat, electric, hot water & cable TV. No pets/no smoking, $675/Month. 603-364-3434

LACONIA/MEREDITH, Attractive waterfront apartment. Large open kitchen, dining & living-room with den, bedroom & bath. Washer/Dryer hookup, beach, quiet wooded area. No pets, non-smoking, references. $825/month plus utilities 527-1086 LACONIA: Large 3-bedroom, wood floors, W/D hookups, dishwasher, microwave. Quiet street, large deck. A must see. No pets, first floor, no smoking. 1st & security. Credit report. $1,200/mo. plus utilities. 603-387-6810. LACONIA: spacious two bedroom apartment for rent. Rent is $702 to $844 per month with heat and hot water included. On-site laundry, storage room and off-street parking. Close to pharmacy, schools and hospital. EHO. Please call Julie at Stewart Property Mgt. (603) 524-6673 LACONIA: ELM STREET AREA 2-Bedroom, first floor. parking, W/D hookups, no smoking, no dogs, $800/ month + utilities, security/ references. 603-318-5931.

LACONIA 1 mile from Weirs Beach. Fully furnished one bedroom condo, available now, $750/month 802-338-0952.

LACONIA: Gilbert Apartments. Call for available apartments. 524-4428

LACONIA2-ROOMMATES wanted to share personal home. Clean, quiet, sober environment. All inclusive, $140-$150/week. 455-2014

LACONIA: Mountain VIew apts. 2BR & 3BR townhouses, 1.5 bath and large decks. $775 & $850/mo. Quiet location with laundry and playgrounds. No Dogs. Office on site. 524-7185.

LACONIA Beautiful 2BR apt in stately home on Gale Ave. Glossy hardwood floors, nicely decorated, full kitchen and bath, pvt porch and garage space. Walk to town and lake. $1,000 a month heated. 524-3892 or 630-4771 LACONIA Large 3-Bedroom, walk to Downtown, Coin-Op laundry, ample parking, heat & water included, no pets. $225/week - 4 weeks security deposit required 267-7949 LACONIA Large one bedroom, second floor, separate entrance, parking for 2 cars, quiet and well-maintained, in good neighborhood, 3-season private porch, includes heat/hw/w/d hookups, no dogs, no smoking in apt. $775/ mo. plus security. 455-8789. LACONIA Southdown condo, 2 Bedroom, 3 bath, garage. No smokers. $1,250 per month plus utiliies. 271-1467

LACONIA: Small, 1-bedroom, 2nd floor apartment close to LRGH. $175/week, includes heat and hot water. Smoke free, no pets & security deposit required. Call 524-9240.

LACONIA: Sunny small 2 bedroom, 2nd floor. No smoking/no dogs. $190/week, includes heat/hot water. 455-5569. LACONIA: The last place you!ll want to live! Quiet, mature tenant wanted for stunning,1st floor fully restored Victorian 2-bedroom near downtown. Tin ceilings, maple floors, beautiful woodwork, LR, DR, Sunroom, on-site laundry, secure storage room, parking. Heated toasty warm. Come and stay forever. $900/Month. 494-4346.

LACONIA, new 3 bedroom duplex, 1.5 baths, efficient natural gas heat. $1,100/mo plus utilities and sec. deposit. Call Mark 387-7349.

LAKEPORT 2-bedroom, second floor, clean, quiet, near park, coin-op laundry, no smoking, heat included. $850/month. Call 524-0703.

LACONIA, Large 1-bedroom, $185/week. Includes parking, heat and hot water. No pets. References & security. 455-6662.

MEREDITH Room for Rent- Quiet, beautiful home. Laundry, kitchen, cable TV, porch. $125/Week. 603-689-8683


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Today’s Birthdays: Actor Kenny Baker (“Star Wars”) is 79. Composer-musician Mason Williams is 75. Rhythm-and-blues singer Marshall Thompson (The Chi-Lites) is 71. Rock musician Ken Hensley is 68. Actress Anne Archer is 66. Actor Joe Regalbuto is 64. Actor Kevin Dunn is 58. Actor-writer Stephen Fry is 56. Actor Steve Guttenberg is 55. Baseball Hall-of-Famer Cal Ripken Jr. is 53. Actor Jared Harris is 52. Talk show host Craig Kilborn is 51. Rock singer John Bush is 50. Actress Marlee Matlin is 48. Basketball Hall of Famer Reggie Miller is 48. Country singer Kristyn Osborn (SHeDaisy) is 43. Actorcomedian Dave Chappelle is 40. Actor Carmine Giovinazzo is 40. Actor Alex O’Loughlin is 37. Actress Beth Riesgraf is 35. Actor Chad Michael Murray is 32. Christian rock musician Jeffrey Gilbert (Kutless) is 30. Singer Mika is 30. Actor Rupert Grint (“Harry Potter” films) is 25.

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allows you to pull off the trick. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). While it’s important to have an intelligent plan, it’s more important to make your move. Thinkers may hesitate too long. It’s the person who acts who will make it to the goal. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Today, attractive deals can be as infatuating as attractive people. Your interest will be piqued by the idea of raising your lifestyle to a new level. Take time with this decision. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You like to learn new things, but right now you feel like you don’t have space in your brain for anything you can’t apply to real life. Fortunately, you’ll come across knowledge that you can apply immediately. TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Aug. 24). With your fighting spirit, you’ll take on sizeable challenges. Caution: Big risks don’t always net big rewards. The best rewards come with small daily actions executed with great love. A change in your social lineup will set you up for success. September brings stellar partners. You’ll ink a deal in November. Leo and Taurus people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 2, 14, 38, 11 and 50.

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ARIES (March 21-April 19). Do you know how to buy a car, negotiate interest rates or plan a party? You’ll pick up a new skill such as one of these if you say “yes” to today’s unusual request. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You’re still deciding whom you can trust. Take your time; there’s no rush. Furthermore, the one who tries to make you believe there is a rush is the least trustworthy of the group. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). The one who limits questions is not being generous. There is too much information, and much of it will slip past if you don’t bother to inquire. So bother. Inquire! CANCER (June 22-July 22). Keeping to yourself will be limiting. But do you dare to join that group of laughing, talking strangers? You have more in common with this group than you think, but you’ll never know until you break in. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). The skills you apply every day are so much a part of who you are that you don’t even recognize them as anything special. But someone will point out to you today that you have more skills than you think. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). People may act in thoughtless ways, but it only takes one strong leader to bring up the level of the whole group. Your example will have an effect, and you will truly be an asset to your community. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Just because it’s your nature to weigh all of the options doesn’t mean you always enjoy the process. Tell anyone who is trying to speed the process that you have a prodigious mind and won’t easily make it up. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Deception is a strain on relationships. Those who deceive each other will not be satisfied in each other’s company. This is one of the many reasons why you’re in love with truthtelling even if it stings. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Like an expert magician, you’ll take charge of directing people’s attention toward the colorful distractions so you can handle the business that



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––––––– ALMANAC ––––––– Today is Saturday, Aug. 24, the 236th day of 2013. There are 129 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 24, A.D. 410, Rome was overrun by the Visigoths, a major event in the fall of the Western Roman Empire. On this date: In 1572, the St. Bartholomew’s Day massacre of French Protestants at the hands of Catholics began in Paris. In 1814, during the War of 1812, British forces invaded Washington, D.C., setting fire to the Capitol and the White House, as well as other buildings. In 1821, the Treaty of Cordoba was signed, granting independence to Mexico from Spanish rule. In 1912, Congress passed a measure creating the Alaska Territory. Congress approved legislation establishing Parcel Post delivery by the U.S. Post Office Dept., slated to begin on Jan. 1, 1913. In 1932, Amelia Earhart embarked on a 19-hour flight from Los Angeles to Newark, N.J., making her the first woman to fly solo, nonstop, from coast to coast. In 1959, three days after Hawaiian statehood, Hiram L. Fong was sworn in as the first ChineseAmerican U.S. Senator while Daniel K. Inouye was sworn in as the first Japanese-American U.S. Representative. In 1968, France became the world’s fifth thermonuclear power as it exploded a hydrogen bomb in the South Pacific. In 1970, an explosives-laden van left by antiwar extremists blew up outside the University of Wisconsin’s Sterling Hall in Madison, killing 33-year-old researcher Robert Fassnacht. In 1981, Mark David Chapman was sentenced in New York to 20 years to life in prison for murdering John Lennon. In 1992, Hurricane Andrew smashed into Florida, causing $30 billion in damage; 43 U.S. deaths were blamed on the storm. In 2006, the International Astronomical Union declared that Pluto was no longer a planet, demoting it to the status of a “dwarf planet.” Ten years ago: The Justice Department reported the U.S. crime rate in 2002 was the lowest since studies began in 1973. Israeli missiles killed four Hamas fighters, including a fugitive commander. Hurricane Ignacio sideswiped the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula. Former U.S. House Minority Leader John J. Rhodes Jr. died in Mesa, Ariz., at age 86. Japan’s Musashi-Fuchu routed East Boynton Beach of Florida 10-1 to win the Little League World Series. Five years ago: An Iran-bound passenger jet carrying 90 people crashed in Kyrgyzstan, killing some 70 people. On the final day of the Beijing Games, Kobe Bryant hit two 3-pointers in a big fourth quarter to help the United States defeat Spain 118-107 and win the men’s basketball gold medal for the first time since 2000. One year ago: A suit-clad gunman, Jeffrey Johnson, opened fire outside New York’s Empire State Building, killing a former co-worker, Steve Ercolino, before being gunned down by police. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency wiped out 14 years of Lance Armstrong’s cycling career — including his record seven Tour de France titles — and barred him for life from the sport after concluding he’d used banned substances.


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CALENDAR TODAY’S EVENTS Meet the artist reception featuring Tamworth photographers Mike Porter and Susan Brewer who currently have their art work displayed at the Vynn Art Gallery in Meredith. 2-5 p.m. 34th Annual Lakes Region Fine Arts and Crafts Festival presented by the Meredith Area Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with Meredith Village Savings Bank. Admission is free. Live music will take place throughout the day. For more information call 279-6121. Young Ladies Garden Tea Party held at the Glidden Toy Museum in Ashland. 4 p.m. Open for young ladies 12 and under. Dresses required, hates and gloves are optional. $5 reservation fee. For information on where to purchase an invitation or about the event call 968-7289. Family Fun Evening hosted by the Moultonborough United Methodist Church featuring the bands The Ossipee Mountain Boys, a Country/Bluegrass Band, and Cryin’ Shame. 3:30-7:30 p.m. at the Moultonborough Lions Club. Program “Islands Around the Lake” presented by Merrill Fay and Tom Lacey. 11 a.m. at the Lake Winnipesaukee Museum in Laconia. Free for members and $5 for non-members. To RSVP call 366-5950 or email museum@ 4th annual Free Kids Carnival hosted by the Faith Alive Christian Fellowship. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Memorial Field in Laconia. For kids 12 and under. For more information call 273-4147 or visit Demonstration of the process of flax retting (creating linen) presented by expert Gina Gerhard. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the site of an ancient flax-retting pond on Meetinghouse Road in Gilmanton. The Lakes Region Flag Football League is holding a Demo Day on the Inter-Lakes High School Turf field in Meredith. 1-4 p.m. Open for rookies and veteran players. For more information visit “Garden to Table” free cooking demonstration using produce Moulton Farm is currently harvesting. 5 p.m. at Moulton Farm in Meredith. For more information visit www. The Class of 1983 are invited to stop by the home of Eric & Nikki Parker for a 30th reunion celebration. Stop by the home in Gilford Village during the day and gather in the evening to watch the fireworks. For more information call 455-8970 or check out the Facebook page. Spaghetti Dinner held by the Pemi Baker Valley Republican Committee. 5-7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall in Ashland. Cost is $10/adults, $5/children, and $25 or families. Donations of non-perishable goods are greatly appreciated. For more information call 536-2224 or visit Full-day seminar providing would-be homeowners information about how to purchase a home offered by the Laconia Area Community Land Trust. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Lakes Region Community Services Conference Room in Laconia. Lunch and refreshments provided. Advance registration provided by call 524-0747 or by email ddrake@ Music teacher, singer and storyteller, Steve Blunt will perform his mostly humorous original compositions as well as traditional American and Multicultural songs. 7 p.m. on the lawn of the Ashland Town Library. Free refreshments and popcorn served. For more information call 968-7928. Lakes Region Scuffers hold line dancing lessons at the Rotary Ampitheatre in Plymouth. 4-5 p.m. Class is beginner friendly. Donations kindly accepted. Tree Planting the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. 10:30 a.m. For more information or for a rescheduled date in the case of rain call 286-8971.

see CALENDAR page 18

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“Seeking the truth and printing it” THE LACONIA DAILY SUN is published Tuesday through Saturday by Lakes Region News Club, Inc. Edward Engler, Mark Guerringue, Adam Hirshan, Founders Offices: 1127 Union Ave. #1, Laconia, NH 03246 Business Office 737-2020, Newsroom 737-2026, Fax: 527-0056 News E-mail: CIRCULATION: 18,000 distributed FREE Tues. through Sat. in Laconia, Gilford, Meredith, Weirs Beach, Center Harbor, Belmont, Moultonborough, Winnisquam, Sanbornton, Tilton, Gilmanton, Alton, New Hampton, Plymouth, Bristol, Ashland, Holderness.

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For Rent

For Sale

For Sale

Help Wanted

MEREDITH- 1 bedroom apt. with kitchen and living room. Ideal for one person. $700/Month, includes heat & hot water. Security deposit required. No smoking/No pets. 279-4164

2005 Vespa 150cc 80+mpg $2000. Magic Chef stovetop $50. Treadmill $50. All A1 condition. 279-4617

WOOD chipper- Yard Machine 10HP, used very little (less than 10 hours) $450. 393-1790

Family seeking a motivated, energetic and creative individual who has experience working with individuals with disabilities. This position is working with a young man in Meredith and requires both morning and afternoon support, averaging 28 hours a week. Excellent communication skills with a cheerful, caring, and patient disposition are necessary attributes for successful employment. Position requires close interaction, trust, and confidentiality with the family. Reliable vehicle, clean criminal record/DMV check, motor vehicle insurance and non-smoking are required. Please contact Nicole Lemelin at 524-8811 or email

MEREDITH/LACONIA: Exceptional, large beautiful studio apartment. 19X32, cathedral ceilings, many windows, stunning views, 2 large closets, luxury bath, large deck, solar powered, rural. $1,000/Month, including utilities. Security deposit, no pets. 455-3585. MOULTONBOROUGH HOUSEYear round, one bedroom, renter pays all utilities. Credit report required, application fee, security. $400/Month. 253-6924 MOULTONBOROUGH- Furnished 3 bedroom country home. Energy efficient, two full baths, washer/dryer, dishwasher, beach access, tennis court & canoe. $800/Month + utilities. No pets/No smokers Sept.-June. Call 253-3363

AMAZING! Beautiful Pillowtop Mattress Sets. Twin $199, Full or Queen $249, King $449. Call 603-305-9763 See “Furniture” AD. BEAUTIFUL wooden pews. Memento of former Lady of the Lakes Church. 524-2277 BICYCLETrek 4500 Ladies 14inch with extras. Used little, like new. $275. 970-379-0326 Laconia BOAT Lift, $400; In/Out 6-Person Jacuzzi, $1,500; Row Boat, $150; Bumper Pool Table, $250. (203)561-4943. BRAND new freezer 20 cubic Fri gidaire Gallery stainless steel with built-in ice maker $700 OBO. 603-707-9934 CUSTOM- 4 18x8 Chrome Rims w/ center covers. 6 hole. Fits all GM Trucks-SUV. $700. 934-4907 leave message. DEWALT radial arm saw with rollaway stand. $150. AnnaLee dolls $5.-$80. 603-253-6576 DRY firewood $250/Cord. Green wood available for $200/cord. Round wood dry & green. 16-18 cut. Free delivery. 524-9011 ELECTRIC stove works great $75/BO. Large dog crate $30/BO. Coats 20/20 tire machine, $300/BO. 630-0957

TILTON: 1-BEDROOM 3rd floor spacious apartment. Convenient location, no pets. $550/Month. plus utilities, heat. Available 9/7. Security deposit, references. 286-8200

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.

WINTER RENTAL Gilmanton Iron Works, Crystal Lake, 2 bedroom cottage, stone fireplace/wood stove, gas heat, enclosed porch, fully furnished, washer/dryer, TV, DVD. $750/month plus utilities. 1 month security. Pets considered. 364-7713

For Rent-Vacation SEPTEMBER Rental- Classic Winnipesaukee cottage. 50ft. sandy beach, dock, mooring, fully equipped, 10 min. from Meadowbrook, P a t r i c k s Pub. $1,000/Week 603-470-6131

For Rent-Commercial AFFORDABLE yet exquisite offset waiting room + or - 300 sq.ft., over Laconia Subway. Heat, elecricity and A/C included. $385/month. Another only $190/month. Must see! 603-279-6463. LACONIADowntown. Prime storefront. approx. 900 sq. ft., ideal for snack shop, retail, etc. Good exposure & foot traffic. $750 includes heat. Also, in same building, sm storefront approx. 450 sq ft. $375 includes heat. 524-3892 or 630-4771 OFFICE Space - Industrial Park first floor 3600 sq.ft. 5 offices, reception area, large work area, 2 rest rooms second floor 2600 sq.ft., 2 offices 3 large open areas, 2 rest rooms. Parking. Rent 6.50 sq.ft. includes utilities. Call Rick 491-9058.

For Sale (4) Uniroyal Tiger Paw Tires: R14, no wear, $40/each. 528-0688. 1885 Ivy Franklin parlor stove. rare, good condition. $1,000 B/).

FIREWOOD: Green, Cut, split and delivered (Gilmanton and surrounding area). $200/ cord. Seasoned available $250/ cord. (603)455-8419 GOLF CLUBS, used once, like new: Callaway Razor X Pro, 4 AW, steel, reg. mens, $299. Call 253-7464, Center Harbor HARLEY motorcycle seat. Fits 1997-2007 touring models. $99. 603-366-4047 HOOSER: Over 100 years old. Also, antique desk. 630-4688 KENMORE Elite 16.7 cu. ft. upright freezer with digital control, $300. Darkwood hutch, $50. Call 524-8595 Leave message LACONIA Moving Sale- Various items including, white wicker bassinette w/white skirt and pad $45. Magic Chef countertop microwave $48. Misc. Lamps. 524-3676 LEER- White truck cap Model XQ. Fits Colorado Crew. $500 934-4907 leave message. LOG Length Firewood: 7-8 cords, $900. Local delivery. 998-8626. NAPOLEON cast iron propane gas area stove, hardly used, 25 to 30,000 btus. Will sell for $650. (sells new for $1200). 366-4316. PARTS Washer, new, never used, with pump, light & barrell of solvent cleaner $175/Firm. 393-1790 RED SOX Tickets: September 18th, vs. the Orioles, good seats, $150 for both. 520-6061.

Furniture AMAZING! Beautiful Queen or Full-sized Mattress/ Box-spring Set. LUXURY-FIRM European Pillow-Top Style. Fabulous Back, Hip and Leg Support, Hospitality A+ Rating! All New Factory Sealed with 10-YR Warranty. Compare Cost $1095, SELL $249. Can Delivery and Set-up. 603-305-9763

Free FREE Pickup for of unwanted, useful items. Estates, homes, offices, cleaned out, yardsale items. (603)930-5222.

Heavy Equipment

HEAVY EQUIPMENT RENTAL KUBOTA MINI EXCAVATOR KX161 or KX057 12,000 pound machine. Hydraulic thumb, four way push blade & air conditioning. Rent by the day, week or month. $300.00 a day, $1,000.00 a week or $2,500.00 a month.

WALK-IN setps for in-ground pool, ladder and miscellaneous

FENCE & GUARDRAIL LABORERS NEEDED Drivers license, D.O.T. Card and a CDL License required along with a 10 HR. OSHA Card.Please Contact: B.I.I. FENCE & GUARDRAIL AT 524-1415 AND LEAVE A MESSAGE. HOUSEKEEPERS Wanted: We are looking for hard working people who know what clean is! Part-time positions, with potential for full-time hours available in the peak season. Must be flexible, reliable and dependable. Weekends a must. Please apply in person at Fireside Inn & Suites (formerly B. Mae's Resort), Junctions of Routes 11 & 11B, Gilford, NH.


TEREX TB50 MAN LIFT 50 foot maximum platform height and 500 lbs. maximum platform capacity. Four wheel drive with articulating jib. Rent by the day, week or month. $300.00 a day, $1,000.00 a week or $2,500.00 a month.

CAT 312 EXCAVATOR 28,000 pound machine. 28” tracks & air conditioning. Hydraulic thumb. Rent by the day, week or month. $500.00 a day, $1,600.00 a week or $4,500.00 a month. All compact equipment includes 40 miles total of free trucking, delivery and pick-up, with two or more days rental. After that it is $3 a loaded mile. Visit us on the web at Email:

603-763-1319 Help Wanted

IMMEDIATE NEED ENTRY LEVEL RETAIL: Energysavers, the original hearth & spa center, is looking for our next “Dedicated Advisor”. We are a highly recommended 38 year old Lakes Region retailer, of well known hearth and spa products. Our Advisors learn all aspects of our product lines, making them the best in our industry. You can earn while you learn! No prior experience required. Must be able to lift and carry a 50 lb. minimum and have a valid drivers license. Hourly base pay plus commission. Stop in for an application. Energysavers Inc, 163 Daniel Webster Hwy, Meredith NH. EEO LNAs and PCSPs Responsible and dependable candidates for Care and Comfort Nursing, 102 Court St., Laconia. 528-5020

Lakes Region Answering Service Telephone Operator Position Looking for enthusiastic person for Third-Shift. Must have good typing and good customer service skills.

Please contact Mel at


TWIN mattress & box spring. Simmons Beauty Rest. Kept in plastic, hardly used $50/both. 707-9365

USED & almost new tires, truck and car. Call 393-0688

Help Wanted

With bucket and/or forks. Rubber tracks. Rent by the day, week or month. $300.00 a day, $1,000.00 a week or $2,500.00 a month.

TRADITIONAL Dining Room Set For Sale. Selling our beautiful dining room set! It has six (6) chairs (two have arms), and two table leafs. All is in top condition.Table pads are included and chair seats are padded. Our asking price is $2,200. A matching hutch is also available for $1,200. Call 875-8221.

TWO twin beds, like new $200/each, sold as a pair only. Includes Harvard frame and all bedding. 603-527-8250 or 203-241-9975

Help Wanted


Immediate opening for Journeyman Electrician. Submit resume to: DW Electrical Contractors, Inc. PO Box 1948, North Conway, NH 03860 or email to: HELP NEEDED to cut, split and stack wood. Need own chainsaw.

Fireside Inn & Suites is looking for a part time Maintenance Assistant. This is a year round, entry level position, weekend and on call availability a must. Some experience in plumbing, carpentry, landscaping, painting a plus as this position is an all-around handyman type of job. We are seeking hard working, reliable, detail oriented persons with the ability to work independently as well as with others. Applicants must show valid driver!s license and pass a background check, they also must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Please apply in person at 17 Harris Shore Rd.

CNC 3-Axis Milling Machinist 1st shift Responsibilities include performing complex set-up of equipment, program development, operation of various equipment and in-process/final dimensional inspection of parts produced. Candidate must possess a detailed knowledge of equipment, as well as the ability to read complex prints and precision measuring equipment. Position requires 5+ years related manufacturing experience. Applications will be accepted until Friday, September 6, 2013. We provide competitive wages, shift differential, clean work environment, medical insurance, company paid life, company paid short and long term disability insurance, dental insurance, vacation and holidays, flex benefits, tuition reimbursement plan, profit sharing and 401 (k) plan with company match. Please contact: Human Resources

EPTAM Plastics 2 Riverside Business Park Northfield, NH 03276 Tel: 603-729-5014 Fax: 603-215-2971 Email: EOE/AA

For an online application, visit

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PART-TIME Nursery Help Wanted at Appletree Nursery, Route 3, Winnisquam: Must be dependable and flexible. Please apply in person, 524-8031.



needed at busy marina yard. Tasks include detailing, moving boats, 40-48 hrs/week pleasant working environment, apply in person, Rt. 3 Belmont, Winnisquam Marine. 524-8380. MONDAY- Friday Dishwasher/ Prep Cook. Apply within Sunshine & Pas, 11 Main St. Meredith.

PHEASANT Ridge Golf Club Grounds Maintenance. Full & Part Time Seasonal. Please call 273-0062 for more info.

MUSICIANS- Country music. Looking for guitarist, bass, lead & drummer. Call Bob Kent 603- 387-1918


15-20 entry level positions to be filled immediately. $2200/month. Call today for immediate interview. (603)822-0219.

- CNC MILL OPERATOR - PRESS OPERATOR for Aerospace Work 40 hr week Position 1st Shift

Full-time position responsible for the Meals-on-Wheels (MOW) intake system under the Elder Services Department, Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc. The position requires oversight of the intake process and supervision of two other service coordinators in order to administer high quality, consistent, person-centered procedures throughout the program consisting of 1,500 participants annually. Responsibilities also include mconducting interviews and assessments with potential MOW participants in their home, develop and carry out an evaluation program and complete required reports. MSW, MA in Gerontology or related field, with at least 3 years experience in elder services. BA/BS with at least 5 years experience considered. Ability to communicate effectively, supervisory experience and computer literacy. Travel required. Must have valid drivers license. Send resume to Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc. (SCM), PO Box 1016, Concord, NH 03302-1016. E.O.E.

Benefits available

Please apply in person at

AEROWELD, INC. 49 Blaisdell Avenue • Laconia, NH 03246


PROFESSIONAL Painters needed for quality interior and exterior work in the Lakes Region. Transportation and references required. Call after 6 pm. 524-8011

PREP/LINE COOK Experienced Prep/Line Cook needed. Full time, year round. Apply in person at Cafe Deja Vu 311 Court St. Laconia

Community Action Program, Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc. is seeking a part-time (22.5 hours per week) Community Job Specialist to develop and monitor paid and volunteer work opportunities for TANF public assistance recipients in the Laconia NH area. Duties include case management with local NHEP Team; develop and monitor appropriate work experience and onthe-job training (OJT) agreements in the public and private sector; intervene & resolve clientemployer work issues; support program training staff; and prepare required activity reports. Bachelors degree in Human Services, Education, Psychology, Business Admin, or other relevant discipline. Should have min. 2 years professional experience in career counseling, teaching, workforce development, marketing, or human resources; min. 2 years experience or volunteer work with low income families; experience in job development and/or career instruction; strong familiarity with State & local social services; skilled in e-mail, Internet, WORD, & EXCEL; and an ability to energize and motivate adult job seekers. Prior work with Immigrant, Refugee, or New American populations a plus. An Associates Degree in the above disciplines with 4 years experience may be considered in lieu of the Bachelors degree. Send resumes to: CAPBMCI, P.O. Box 1016, Concord, NH 033302-1016 or via email to by September 4, 2013. E.O.E.

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Help Wanted

Help Wanted

Help Wanted WOULD you like to make a difference? The Belknap Independent Business Alliance (BIBA) is looking to expand it's Board of Directors with team members excited about supporting locally owned businesses. To find out about this rewarding opportunity please call Chris at 393-8394 or email

Instruction CNA / LNA TRAINING Evening Class Begins Oct. 9th in Laconia. Graduate in just 7 weeks! (603) 647-2174

Sarah's Tutoring • Specialty; SAT and ACT tests • Math, English and Subject tests •All High School Subjects •Languages; Spanish, French, German and Russian

Lakes Region/Concord

Reasonable Rates

603-528-2964 SAT PREP Small but very busy shop, looking for ASE CERTIFIED Mechanic / Technician. Must have valid NH Drivers License, NH State Inspection License, good driving record, tools, excellent references and work history. Ideal candidate will also be a team player, well organized, have a good work ethic, and have reliable transportation. Must be available Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm. Pay based on experience. Please email: or call 527-8145.

10-hour course, 1-1 individualized live online tutoring. $395. Flexible Scheduling. call Sherry Lucia at 603.490.4124 or Visit

Land GILFORD: 8.69 acres with driveway and underground utilities installed to private building site with brook. $99,900. Owner/broker, 524-1234.

Mobile Homes 2004 mobile home in small co-op. 3-BR, 2-FB, Eat-in-kitchen, DW, new stove. Asking $35,000. Call 524-7225

Mobile Homes $79,995 “Over 55” New park, 2 big bedrooms, front porch, lots of cabinets, microwave, dishwasher.

YES! WE FINANCE! OPEN HOUSE Sunday 12 to 2 603-387-7463 Mansfield Woods, 88 North, Rt. 132, New Hampton. NH $32,995 14’ Wide 3 Bdrm. $43,995 40X24 $67,995 38X26 Cape Open Daily & Sun

Camelot Homes Rt. 3 Tilton NH

PARK Model, high-end custom edition 2009 Kropf, fully furnished and decorated with 10’ x 22’ Ad der room, absolutely beautiful with spectacular mountain and lake views, located in White Oaks RV Park, Laconia, NH. $53,900. Open House Sat. & Sun. 508-962-3267

Real Estate


GILMANTON, 4 bedroom 2-1/2 bath Colonial on 6.15 acres, 8 years old, $197,000. 603-2676404. HOUSE for sale by owner in Meredith, NH. Large raised ranch, 3 BR, 2 full baths, 12 rooms total, plus side building 16 x 24 with electric, phone and heat. Built in 2003, on a small cul-de-sac road. 5.8 acres, $310,000. 279-4692

Real Estate, Wanted LOOKING FOR LAKES REGION HOUSE w/garage for long-term rental. 2 bedroom, 2 bath, immaculate housekeeper. Local retired couple. Call 970-379-0326

Roommate Wanted BELMONT: $105/week. Share 4-bedroom home on private property. All utilities included. Free internet access. Must have a good work history. Please no pets. Call 520-4500. WEIRS Beach Area: To share house, $550/month, everything included. Beach rights. 393-6793


BRIAN JAMES CARPENTRY Additions, Repairs, Siding, Roofing, & more Fully Insured. 630-6231.

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

Our Customers Dont get Soaked!

528-3531 Major credit cards accepted



2006 Honda VTX 1300 Low mileage mint condition $6,500 or best reasonable offer. Call 603-520-5198

Seatweaving. Classes. Supplies. New England Porch Rockers, 2 Pleasant Street in downtown Laconia. Open every day at 10. 603-524-2700.

Buy • Sell • Trade

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

Recreation Vehicles 2009 Fleetwood 34-B Class-A Fiesta LX. 8K miles, full body paint, 3 slides. Mint $69,900. 267-7044 32! Southwind Motor Home made by Fleetwood. Self contained, runs excellent, nice for camping. $4,500. 707-1545.

Real Estate ESTATE Sale, Cedar Lodge Penthouse Condo, Fantastic View, Marble floors, must See. Franklin 62 Acres overlooking Webster Lake. Investment potential, subdivision, make offer. 603-767-2211 ESTATE Sale, Cedar Lodge Penthouse Condo, Fantastic View, Marble floors, must See. Franklin 62 Acres overlooking Webster Lake. Investment potential, subdivision, make offer. 603-767-2211

D+E=CLEAN We clean with Green Works products, safe for home, children and pets. Free estimates and fully insured. (603)998-2284 DAVE Waldron Maintenance: Sand, Gravel, Loam & Mulch. Excavation,Driveway/Road repair, Etc. 279-3172.

DICK THE HANDYMAN Available for small and odd jobs, also excavation work, small tree and stump removal and small roofs! Call for more details. Dick Maltais 603-267-7262 or 603-630-0121 JD’S LAWNCARE & PROPERTY SERVICES- Cleanups, small engine repair, mowing, edging, mulching, scrap-metal removal.

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5th Annual Carroll County Stamp Show to be held Sept. 7 in Moultonborough MOULTONBOROUGH — The 5th annual Carroll County Stamp Show will take place on Saturday, September 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Moultonborough Lion’s Club off of the Governor Wentworth Highway in Moultonborough. The show is sponsored jointly by the White Mountain and Wolfeboro Stamp Clubs. Free admission and parking are offered. There will be a silent auction from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Other features during the day include, Dealers’ Bourse, exhibits, hourly door prizes, Penny Boxes offering stamps at 2c-5c, USPS and refreshments. Dealers from several states will be showing off their stock consisting of US and foreign stamp collections, and supplies as well as First Day Covers,

Postal History, and Postcards. Those who have collections or an unwanted accumulation, dealers will assist attendees in determining its value and possible future home for it. The more valuable stamps can be sold and the less valuable ones can be donated to a veteran’s hospital, or a stamp club. In celebration of the White Mountain Stamp Club’s 40th anniversary there will be an exhibit for visitors to see. This year’s show will feature something new, as there is an opportunity for participants to to take part in a stamp swap. This swap offers people a chance to swap 100 different stamps in good condition for someone else’s packet. It is asked that foreign and US stamps are not mixed in the same envelope. Glassine

Pine Gardens Manufactured Homes

507 Lake St Bristol, NH 03222 603-744-8526

Sales & Park

Lowest Prices Around!

Office: (603) 267-8182 See our homes at:

~ LOTS AVAILABLE ~ 6 Scenic Drive, Belmont, NH

envelopes are preferred so people can see the contents. For more information about this event call 4475461 or email

Lakes Region Camera Club hosting Larry Frates

MEREDITH — Lakes Region Camera Club will open its club year on Thursday, September 5 with a presentation by Larry Frates, well-known artist and owner of Frates Creative Art Center in Laconia. see next page

Preowned Homes FOR SALE

4 SEASONS OF FUN: This year-round home offers 3 bedrooms, a modern kitchen & baths, 2 living areas, a sunny deck and is walking distance to Camelot Beach on Newfound Lake. It’s just minutes to Ragged Mountain Ski & Golf.

View home listings on our web site or Call Ruth @ 527-1140 or Cell 520-7088

ONLY: $219,900

Looking to buy or sell real estate in NH’s Lakes Region?

Call RiCk Hagan!

348 Court Street Laconia, NH 03246

Re a l t o r ® cell: (603) 630-5767

Cell: (603) 677-2535 Office: (603) 524-2255 Direct Line: (603) 581-2879

97 Daniel Webster Hwy Meredith, NH (603) 279-7046



Small Jobs Are My Speciality


Yard Sale

Yard Sale

USED Dock- Three 10ft. or four 8ft. sections. Wood or Aluminum. Must be in good condition. 470-6131

BELMONT Garage Sale. Saturday August 24th, 8-2. 71 Plummer Hill Road. Last sale this year. 12 Sportspal Canoe w/paddles & motor mount. A 14 AL. Boat w/3 seats- 5.5 hp Johnson motor and Outlaw trailer, some furniture, household items, clothes, truck plow & lots more!



316 Holman Street

Wanted To Buy

Rick Drouin 520-5642 or 744-6277

WE buy anything of value from one piece to large estates. Call 527-8070.


Yard Sale 3-FAMILY YARD SALE Saturday, August 24th 8am-1pm

HOME Repairs: roofing, siding, painting, tile, concrete, repairs and chimney cleaning. 603-726-8679 Paul.

90 Summer Street, Laconia Dyson vac, jewelry, furniture, glassware, clothes and lots more!


DO YOU NEED FINANCIAL HELP with the spaying, altering of your dog or cat? 224-1361


cracked or buckling walls, crawl space problems, backed by 40 years experience. Guaranteed, 603-447-1159


Metal & asphalt roofs, vinyl siding, vinyl windows. Alstate Siding & Roofing since 1971. Insured (603)733-5034, (207)631-5518.




Shelly Brewer

Flower bed maintenance, pruning, planting, transplanting, trimming, weeding mulching, spring & fall cleanup. Alan, 491-6280

Shopping is more fun at the farm! Great new items! Retro bedroom set, antique Belgium hutch, antique jelly cabinet, couch, chairs, table, vintage trunks & more! Unique decorative pieces. 92 Meredith Center Road,

Meredith, NH

(next to the Baptist Church)

Parking out front on street and walk up to the barn.

Indoor sale...rain or shine

Saturday & Sunday August 24 & 25 9am-3pm No Early Birds!!!

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

maple armoire, 3 wheeler & truck cap, home decor, more!


LACONIA CORRECTION: Not 316 Lynnewood Ave.

Sat. 8/24 8am - 12 noon Art, toys, clothing, books

GILFORD Garage Moving Sale! 75 Belknap Point Road. (Across from Lincoln Park) Sat-8-5pm, Sun-8-3pm.

LACONIA ESTATE SALE Saturday, Aug. 24th 8:30am-4:30 PM 37 Reagan Way Facing Elm St. School Rain Date 8/25

Cash Only

LACONIA 4 Family Garage Sale 59 Opechee St. Fri & Sat ~ 8am-? Bed, cameras, phones, old train set, Barbie dolls, toys, furniture, cooker, wet suit, ski boat, decorations & clothes.



GARAGE SALE 252 Hillcrest Drive 8-24 & 8/25 • 9AM - 1PM Lots of tools 524-3772


FREE pickup of unwanted, useful items after your yard sale. Call 603-930-5222.

Something for Everyone!


- 37 Stark Street, Laconia Saturday & Sunday - 8am-2pm Household Items, Furniture, Christmas Stuff, Quality Toys and More!

LACONIA YARD SALE Sat. 8/24 9am-1pm 45 Clearwater Place Brand new sump pump, microwave, small kitchen electricals, kid!s winter sports equipment, furniture, household odds & ends, books & more!

Yard Sale LACONIA- 103 Blueberry Lane, Saturday, 8/24, 9am-3pm. Many different items this week!

MOULTONBOROUGH YARD SALE SUNDAY, 8-1 103 MARVIN RD. Tools, toys & games, kayak, clothing & lots of household goods. MOVING SALE: Lots of Nascar stuff! 29 Thompson Park, Franklin, NH. Saturday, August 24th, 7am-4pm. SATURDAY, 8/24, 8am-1pm: Household items, tools, home and seasonal decor, something for everyone! 161 Endicott Street East, Laconia.

TILTON 14 Silver Lake Rd. Sat Aug 24 & Sun Aug 25 8am - 4pm Furniture, Electric dryer, Glassware, Futon, Electric Wheelchair LACONIA Yard Sale- Saturday & Sunday 8am-3pm 57 Blueberry Lane. Childrens clothes, toys & household items. LACONIA- Something for every one, craft supplies, holiday decorations, books, furniture, pressure treated deck (8X8ft 8 inches), project motorcycle, Honda Revel 450. Saturday 8am-2pm. 216 Pine St. Extension.

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from preceding page The program will begin at 7 p.m. and will be held at the Trinity Episcopal Church in Meredith. Frates will be presenting a lecture / demonstration entitled See For Yourself, which is also the title of his new DVD collection and book which is being released for the Holiday Season. They emphasize the importance of being a sensitive viewer regardless of the medium being used. Photographers and artists utilize the same senses, design principals, and organizational techniques. This lecture is intended to bridge the gap between these two types of visual communicators with the hopes of inspiring each to collaborate more with the other. Frates graduated from The Massachusetts College of Art and Design, with concentrations in Printmaking and Art Education. He went on to complete his Master of Applied Aesthetics

at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and received an Advanced Graduate Certificate from Aberdeen College in Scotland during his Fulbright Exchange year representing the USA in the Orkney Islands. He is a member of the Fine Arts adjunct faculty at Southern NH University and a Graduate School Clinical art supervisor at Plymouth State University. Frates paintings have been exhibited at the Briggens Museum in Bergen, Norway, the Getty Gallery in Stromness, Scotland, The Smithsonian in Washington, DC to mention a few. His works are in the Royal Art Collection and the Central Bureau of Exchanges in London, England and his caricatures and political cartoons can be found in the Forbes collection NYC. For further information, go to www., or call Phyllis Meinke at 603-340-2359.

GOVERNORʼS CROSSING Laconia, New Hampshire

OPEN HOUSES tHiS w EEk ENd! S at. 8/2 4: 11 a . m .-2 p. m . | S u n . 8/25: 12 p. m .-2 p. m .

69 Sterling Drive, Laconia. The “Mason” features 3 BR, 3 BA, a 2-car garage, and 1,806 sqft. of living space. $239,900 MLS# 4178077

19 Sterling Drive, Laconia. “The Jefferson” model home at Governor’s Crossing offers 1,902 sqft. of open concept living, 3 BR, 2 BA, and a large bonus room over the garage. $299,900 MLS# 4208793 29 Butternut Lane, Laconia. The “Mason” features 3 BR, 3 BA, a 2-car garage, and 1,806 sqft. of living space. $269,695 MLS# 4128535

NEw HOmES Sta rtiNg at $229,900!

(603) 528-0088

(603) 279-7046

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L a k e W i n n ipeS au k ee Wat er fron t C on do

S at. 8/2 4: 10 a . m .-2 p. m . | S u n . 8/25: 10 a . m .-12 p. m . 243 Weirs Blvd. #4, Laconia

524-6565 Fax: 524-6810 E-mail: 61 Liscomb Circle, Gilford, NH 03249



NEWLY LISTED!! BEACH RIGHTS TO LAKEWOOD BEACH, LAKE WINNISQUAM!! And this fabulous neighborhood! Sprawling 2000SF Contemporary Ranch with attached 2 car garage. Beautiful open concept one level living with gleaming hardwood floors. Three bedrooms, 2 baths, master suite, deck, corner lot w/garden space and 2 car garage. $315,000

JUST REDUCED!! NOW $134,900.. YOU’LL APPRECIATE THE CONDITION!! Pack your bags and just move in!! PRISTINE!! Vinyl sided, vinyl windows, new furnace 2013, hot water, Mitsubishi air conditioner wall unit, 3 bedrms, 1.5 baths, family rm, enclosed porch, deck w/deck furniture, garage and garden shed..




LAKE WINNISQUAM!! !! 100’ of sandy shoreline w/ a YR docking system, jet ski lifts, and waterside hot tub . This waterfront Contemporary beach house offers a newly renovated granite kitchen, LR w/fireplace, den or game rm w/fireplace, waterside screen porch, garage and deck. Two master bedrooms suites plus bedrooms for more!! $599,000

MLS# 4226636

ProPerties For sale


PREMIER NEIGHBORHOOD!! And the ULTIMATE in quality design!! STUNNING 3200 SF Contemporary with a Victorian the lower has been fininshed..perfect for fun&games. Gorgeous Granite kitchen/dining rm with breakfast nook. Flawless hardwood floors, fireplaced LR, family rm, master bedroom suite w/fireplace and sitting rm, 5 bedrooms, 3 baths. 2 car garage and wrap porch. Custom features throughout will make you fall in love with this Exquisite home!! $549,000

LOCATION! LOCATION! Spacious Gilford Contemporary Cape at the end of a cul-de-sac!! Newly landscaped and the hardwood floors are refinished and shine. 3100 SF of living space designed for todays living. Beautiful kitchen/family rm w/double sided fireplace. Sunroom, formal dining , 4 bedrms, 3 baths, gameroom and 3 car garage. Private deck..REALLY NICE!! $389,000

Weirs Blvd. condo completely remodeled in 2005. Great unobstructed views of Winnipesaukee and your own boat dock with a 4-way tie off. $169,900 MLS# 4226636

BRICKS & BEAMS!!.. 2000SF Factory Condo... walls of brick & exposed beams only add to the ambiance of the DRAMATIC 3 Level condo. 2+ bedrms, 3 baths, 3rd floor family rm w/roof top balcony overlooking the Winnipesaukee River. 810’ of river front, kayak racks, workout rm, central air and COVERED CAR PORT!!


Laconia: Plantation Beach on Winnipesaukee! 3 BR open concept contemporary cape w/ master BR w/ BA, and cathedral ceiling. Walk to 500’ on Winnipesaukee w/ tennis, bath house, and day dock! $259,995 MLS# 4239547

Laconia: This 3 BR, 2 BA New Englander sits on a corner lot, and features upgraded vinyl windows and siding, 8+ year natural gas forced hot air furnace, and approx. 1,300 sqft. of living space. $117,000 MLS# 4238707

Laconia: Classic cape with lower level walkout & in-law apt. 3 or 4 BR, 3 BA, large landscaped yard. Low maintenance vinyl siding & windows, a brick fireplace with gas insert, and a large 18x11 ft. garden shed. $210,000 MLS# 4246782


Gilford: 3 BR, 4 BA home with HW floors, a master BR with huge walkin closet, a master BA with dual sinks, a private deck overlooking the lake, and a 2-car garage. $249,900 MLS# 4226165

Gilford: Free standing 3 BR, 2 BA ranch style home with over 1,900 sqft., a large kitchen with open dining and living rooms, and sliders to a deck. The home also features a 2-car attached garage. $225,000 MLS# 4230957

Gilford: Spacious end unit with 3 BR at Gilford Meadows. Walk to Gilford beach! Features a garage, balconies, a large deck, a fireplace, new carpet and freshly paint. Amenities include tennis and a pool. $169,000 MLS# 4218460

279-7046 (800) 926-5253 (603) 528-0088 | (888)Webster 214-0088 1921(603) Parade Road,|Laconia (603) 528-0088 97 Daniel Hwy, Meredith (603) 279-7046

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$7,995 2011 Toyota Tundra Double Cab 4x4. . . .$22,995 2008 Chevy 1500 4x4: 8-Ft. Bed, Only 74k. . .$14,995 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo: Leather, Moonroof . .$6,995 2006 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited: 6-Cyl., Hard-Top, 6-Sp. ......$13,995 2006 Chrysler Pacifica AWD.....................$5,995 2006 Dodge Durango 4x4: Loaded..........$8,995 2005 Ford E-350 Cargo Van: Auto, A/C.....$6,995

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2003 Honda Odyssey: 7-Passenger. . . . . . . . .$5,995 2002 Toyota Tacoma 4x4: 4-Cyl., Auto. . . .$8,995 2002 Chevy 2500 HD Crew Cab 4x4: 4-Door. . .$8,995 2002 Chevy 2500 HD Ex-Cab 4x4: 8-ft. Bed. . . . .$8,995 2002 Olds Bravada: Leather, Moonroof. . . . . .$5,995 2002 Chrysler Town & Country LX...........$4,995 1998 Cadillac Eldorado Coupe: Leather......$4,995

Rt 3, Tilton, NH (Winnisquam village next to Giguere Auto) ~ 528-6434 | Rt 3, Weirs Beach ~ 366-5058 |



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