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County officials will take budget case directly to towns
LACONIA — Belknap County Commissioners, citing ‘’a lot of misinformation and misunderstanding’’ about the Belknap County budget, are preparing to go directly to local boards of selectmen and budget committees to explain the $27 million spending plan they are working to finalize over the next few weeks. ‘’We should be going out into the towns see COUNTY page 4
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Downtown parking debate raises temps at City Hall BY MICHAEL KITCH THE LACONIA DAILY SUN
LACONIA — “I don’t even want to call it an issue, said Mayor Mike Seymour by way of introducing another discussion of downtown parking when the City Council met Monday evening,”because I think the only issue we have is a lot of empty spaces and we’d like to fill more of them.” As it turned out, the mayor misjudged the temper not only of the council but also
of John Moriarty, president of the Main Street Initiative, an organization of downtown building and business owners. What Seymour preferred to call “a concern” sparked exchanges first between Councilor Brenda Baer (Ward 4) and Chris Santaniello, executive director of Lakes Region Community Services, and then between Councilors Henry Lipman (Ward 3 ) and Bob Hamel (Ward 5) and Moriarty. Afterwards the council directed a Parking
Committee, formed in 2012, to reconvene and prepare a report and recommendations to the council. At Moriarty’s suggestion the committee, which consists of City Manager Scott Myers, Planning Director Shanna Saunders, Baer, Santaniello, Andy Patterson of the Laconia Clinic, Robert Sawyer of Sawyer’s Jewelry and Moriarty, be expanded. Moriarty said he would like for residential, retail, entertainment, see PARKING page 8
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LACONIA — Eric Grant’s attorney, Emily McLaughlin, continued yesterday to try to discredit the 17-year-old girl who said she was sexually assaulted at the band leader’s home during a New Year’s Eve party that happened when she was 10. After another two hours of cross-examination of the alleged victim, the girl’s mother was called to the stand by Asst. Belknap County Prosecutor Carley Ahern, who tried to elicit testimony from regarding any change in the girl’s demeanor after the 2006 New Years Eve party and if the girl’s relationship with her uncle (Grant) changed. The state’s case against Grant, who is a wellknown local country music performer with some national recognition, is that he digitally assaulted see TRIAL page 8
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4 Marines killed in accident at Calif. base
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Four Marines were killed Wednesday during an operation to clear a range of unexploded ordnance at Camp Pendleton in Southern California, a Marine official said. The accident happened at 11 a.m. during a range maintenance operation at the San Diego County coastal base. The Marines were clearing the range of unexploded ordnance, and it was not a live firing range, said a Marine official with knowledge of the incident who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly. The identities of the dead were withheld pending notification of relatives. No further details were released. “We offer our heartfelt prayers and condolences to the families of the Marines lost today in this tragic accident,” said Brig. Gen. John W. Bullard, commanding general of Marine Corps Installations West at see MARINES page 9
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First month Obamacare enrollment much less than projected WASHINGTON (AP) — Planting a paltry number on a national disappointment, the Obama administration revealed Wednesday that just 26,794 people enrolled for health insurance during the first, flawed month of operations for the federal “Obamacare” website. Adding in enrollment of more than 79,000 in the 14 states with their own websites, the nationwide number of 106,000 October sign-ups was barely one-fifth of what officials had projected — and a small fraction of the millions who have received widely publicized private coverage cancel-
lations as a result of the federal law. The White House raced to reassure anxious Democrats who are worried about the controversial program, which they voted into existence three years ago and which seems sure to be a major issue in next year’s election campaigns. The administration, trying to regain the initiative, for the first time indicated a willingness to consider legislation to stave off the wave of cancellations that’s compounding the website technology problems. Some Democrats are seeking changes in Obama’s signature program, and key
Republicans, many pressing for repeal, said that even Wednesday’s feeble signup figures appeared to be pumped up. The final number — 106,185 people — would be even smaller if it counted only those who finalized their enrollment by actually paying their first month’s premium, Republicans said. Administration officials and senior congressional Democrats expressed confidence in the program’s future. “We expect enrollment will grow substantially throughout the next five months,” said Health and see OBAMACARE page 5
(AP) — For decades, if you asked your doctor what your odds were of suffering a heart attack, the answer would turn on a number: your cholesterol level. Now the nation’s first new heart disease prevention guidelines in a decade take a very different approach, focusing more broadly on risk and moving away from specific targets for cholesterol. The guidance offers doctors a new for-
mula for estimating risk that includes age, gender, race and factors such as whether someone smokes. And for the first time, the guidelines take aim at preventing strokes, not just heart attacks. Partly because of that, they set a lower threshold for using medicines to reduce risk. They recommend using statin drugs such as Lipitor and Zocor, and identify four groups of people they help the most.
The end result: Twice as many Americans — one-third of all adults — would be told to consider taking statins, which lower cholesterol but also reduce heart risks in other ways. “The emphasis is to try to treat more appropriately,” said Dr. Neil Stone, the Northwestern University doctor who headed the cholesterol guideline panel. see CHOLESTEROL page 8
BOSTON (AP) — The families of people killed by South Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger and his gang finally got the chance Wednesday to tell Bulger how his long reign of terror damaged their lives, calling him a “terrorist,” a “punk” and
even “Satan.” A stone-faced Bulger refused to look at them, again declared his trial a sham and didn’t take his opportunity to address the judge. Bulger, his back to the families, stared straight ahead and scribbled on a legal
pad as a dozen relatives stood one by one in a packed courtroom and poignantly described the loss of their loved ones and their contempt for Bulger. The son of a man who was gunned down see BULGER page 9
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Woman loses track of small Expelled Rockingham Co. attorney fighting for his job CONCORD (AP) — Veteran Rockingham County from office. alligator to O’Hara Airport Attorney Jim Reams, who was stripped of his proseReams has been county attorney since 1998. Ramscutorial authority last week amid a state and federal investigation, will argue the action was unjustified and unconstitutional. Reams will be in Merrimack Superior Court on Thursday to argue it was unprecedented for Attorney General Joseph Foster to remove his authority and lock him out of his office last week. Reams’ attorney, Michael Ramsdell, said the only other time a county attorney was removed from office was in 1975 and only after criminal charges were filed. Ramsdell told The Associated Press that Reams has not been informed of any allegations against him by state and federal officials. He said Reams was out-of-state and was “flabbergasted” when told by investigators that he was locked out of his office. “Jim Reams was elected by the citizens of Rockingham County,” Ramsdell said. “He is a constitutional officer and not just someone who works for an agency.” He said there were thresholds that had to be met before a county attorney could be removed
CHICAGO (AP) — After tracking down a small alligator skulking in a baggage claim area at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, authorities are now hunting for its traveling companion. The Chicago Transit Authority has released a series of images showing a woman who they believe rode to the airport on a CTA Blue Line train with the 2-footlong gator in the early morning hours of Nov. 1. Thanks to one of the most extensive surveillance systems in the United States, officials know this about the alligator’s trip to O’Hare: It boarded a train at the Pulaski stop — with the woman — at 1:17 a.m. The security camera captured the woman petting her little friend on her knee as she talked on her cellphone. Blue Line rider Mark Strotman also snapped a picture of the woman and the alligator with his phone. “She was sitting with it, petting it, letting people take pictures of it and telling everyone how she raised it from an early age,” said Strotman, 23, who initially thought the alligator might have been part of some “crazy Halloween getup” because it on the train just an hour after Halloween turned into Nov. 1. An hour later, the woman, presumably with the alligator, disembarked the train at the airport. At 2:44 a.m., she is again recorded by the security cameras near the O’Hare stop, but with no reptilian companion. Strotman said given how fond the the woman seemed of the alligator, he suspects that it might have gotten away from her at the airport. Besides, he told The Associated Press, “You can drop off an alligator anywhere. You don’t have to take it to O’Hare.” An airport employee found the alligator later in the day under an escalator near a baggage claim — insert alligator-skin bag joke here. Police captured the reptile by trapping it beneath a trash can.
dell said he is being paid during his suspension. Thursday’s hearing may prompt prosecutors to offer some information on the investigation to rebut Reams’ challenge. Senior Assistant Attorney General Jane Young would not comment on that prospect Wednesday. “We have to see how the hearing unfolds,” she said. County commissioners placed Reams’ deputy county attorney, Tom Reid, on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation after being briefed by the attorney general’s office. State and federal officials have not said why they’re investigating Reams, except to say they received complaints about the office. Senior Assistant Attorney General James Boffetti was appointed acting county attorney during the investigation. U.S. Attorney John Kacavas said last week the investigation could take weeks. Kacavas would not indicate whether the FBI or other agencies have obtained or used search warrants.
Andy Warhol painting fetches record $105M at auction NEW YORK (AP) — A prized 1963 Andy Warhol painting that captures the immediate aftermath of a car crash sold for $105 million Wednesday at a New York City auction, shattering the record for the famed pop artist amid a spending frenzy at the high end of the art world. The 8- by 13-foot painting titled “Silver Car Crash (Double Disaster)” depicts a twisted body sprawled across a car’s mangled interior. It has only been seen once in public in the past 26 years. The buyer wasn’t immediately identified. The previous Warhol auction record was set in 2007 when “Green Car Crash (Green Burning Car I)” sold for $71.7 million. Another iconic Warhol, “Coca-Cola (3),” sold for
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LACONIA — A plan to convert the former Evangelical Baptist Church at Veterans Square into a pub and restaurant took a step forward Tuesday night when the Planning Board granted conditional approval of a request from David and Maureen Kennedy of Hampton for a change of use of the building from a place of worship to an eating and drinking establishment. Kennedy, who is close to finalizing the purchase of the building, is working on plans which will see a dining room established on the upper level of the building and a cafe which will serve as a hub for small ‘’faux shops’’ selling baked goods and Irish-themed articles on the lower level. The restaurant will be the Kennedy’s second, both housed in churches. The Holy Grail Restaurant and Pub in what what was St. Joseph’s Church on Main Street in Epping has twice been chosen as the state’s finest Irish pub by New Hampshire Magazine. He plans to add a second story to a triangular addition at the rear of the church building for the kitchen, offices, utilities and storage. Because the building occupies the entire lot, he is faced with reaching agreement with abutting property owners on access issues such as a walkway from the city parking lot at the rear of the property and perhaps a shared dumpster. Members of the Planning Board were sympathetic to the problems faced by Kennedy, who told the board that he has not yet reached any formalized agreement with his neighbors and that the site plan he is developing will be influenced by the agreements he reaches. At least two abutters, the Laconia Congregational Church and Kevin Campbell, said they were willing to work with him. Linda Tunnicliffe and John Walker of the church said that the church is constructing a brick walkway as part of its Community Way Project which will link the church and its parish house with a second floor covered elevator and bridge. The parish house is located next to the former Evangelical Baptist Church and extending the walkway in that direction is seen as a way of helping provide access to the new restaurant from the municipal parking lot used by the Downtown Farmers Market on Thursday nights.
‘’It would be the right solution for everyone,’’ said Tunicliffe as she showed drawings of what the completed project will look like and said that the new restaurant would be ‘’a beautiful addition to downtown.’’ Kennedy said that he was trying to work out an agreement with other restaurants in the area which might involve a shared dumpster. He has also agreed to pay half of the cost, $35,000, of bringing a new 10-inch water line to the lot which will allow him to install a sprinkler system in the building and the City Council recently agreed to pay half of the cost, up to $35,000 using funds from the Downtown TIFF District account, for the water line. The planning board has also agreed to waive the development impact fee of $6,900 for the restaurant due to the capital outlay it is making for the water line project. Keith Hall of Kramer and Hall Goldsmiths, which is located across the square at the Laconia Railroad Station, said that he is concerned that the private parking spaces next to his business will end up being used by customers of the new restaurant and hoped that signs will be put up to indicate that they are not pubic parking spaces. He also said that he believes a rear entryway into the new restaurant would be desirable. Planning Board Chairman Warren Hutchins said that the completed site plan will have a number of conditions to deal with, including parking and walking improvements, as well as lighting and compatibility of the architecture of the second floor addition with existing architecture in the downtown area and a possible entryway at the rear of the building. John Moriarty of the Main Street Initiative reminded Planning Board members that the 34-lot municipal parking lot which will be used for parking and the dumpsters was created by a special assessment on downtown businesses in 1985 and that it should be borne in mind that it was intended to serve all of the surrounding businesses. With that said, Moriarty said to Kennedy ‘’we really welcome you to the city and want this project to be successful.’’ City Planning Director Shanna Saunders said that “the project has been fast tracked by the city and that Kennedy hopes to have the business up and running by next summer.
COUNTY from page one to tell them that spending levels are unchanged since 2008 despite increases in areas like health insurance and fuel oil. This is something people should get an understanding of,’’ said Commissioner Ed Philpot (D-Laconia) when the commissioners met Wednesday morning. The commission is bracing for another contentious budget setting process with the Belknap County Convention, the 18-member group of legislators from the county which recently voted to go to court in a yearlong battle with the commissioners
over line item budget authority. Last year the battle began at the organizational meeting of the convention at which there was a failed attempt to strip all funds for employee pay raises from the proposed budget, which was followed by a closed-door meeting of the Republican majority of the convention which developed a strategy for cutting the proposed budget through asserting control over line items, a move which was resisted by the commissioners, who ultimately transferred funds within departments to restore money to line items, includsee next page
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Tamworth man charged with armed robbery of $396 from Lakeport market LACONIA — A Tamworth man accused of an armed robbery at a Lakeport convenience store has been held on $50,000 cash bail after appearing in the 4th Circuit Court, Laconia Division yesterday. Affidavits obtained from court yesterday said Joseph W. Desbien, 41, of Union Hall Road #1 was initially arrested Tuesday at 8:20 p.m. in an apartment on Union Avenue because he was wanted on an open warrant for possession of heroin.
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OBAMCARE from page 2 Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who is in overall charge. “Even with the issues we’ve had, the marketplace is working and people are enrolling,” Sebelius said. Responding to GOP critics, she said the first premiums are not due until Dec. 15. The online, state-level insurance markets were envisioned as the new portal to coverage for people who don’t have health plans on the job. But the federal market was overwhelmed by technical problems when it opened Oct. 1, and the experience of state-run markets has been mixed. The administration said an additional 1 million individuals have been found eligible to buy coverage on the markets, with about one-third qualifying for tax credits to reduce their premiums. Another 396,000 have been found eligible for Medicaid, the safety-net program that is shaping up as the health care law’s early success story. For many Democrats, concerns over the cascade of website problems has been compounded by the focus on Obama’s misleading promise that Americans who liked their health insurance plans could keep them under the overhaul. But millions of people are receiving cancellation notices. They have plans that for various reasons don’t qualify for the law’s “grandfather
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from preceding page ing contracted benefits, which had been cut by the convention. A budget presentation made by the commission last year included a chart showing that since 2009 the county has eliminated 37 full-time positions, going from 208 in 2009 to 171 in 2013, while increasing the number of parttime positions from 26 to 46. The 2013 budget proposed expenditures of $26.8 million, which were not only less than the three previous budgets but also $2.9 million, or 9.9 percent, less than in 2008 and $2.2 million, or 7.6 percent, less than in 2009. However, the commission recommended augmenting revenues from sources other than property taxes by $2,100,000 compared to $3,750,000 the year before, which increased the amount to be raised by property taxes 8.9 percent. The convention reduced spending and adjusted revenues, trimming the tax commitment to $13.8 million, 1.1-percent less than the $14 million raised in 2012. This year commissioners have developed a preliminary budget which will increase appropriations 2.4 percent to $27,013,237 and the amount to be raised by taxes 7.2-percent — to $14,887,599.
They will present their proposed budget to the convention next month, at which time a public hearing will be held, and plan to make their case at that hearing. ‘’Since the dialogue is more difficult lately, we’ll have to have make the case in our presentation,’’ said County Administrator Debra Shackett. Philpot said ‘’we’ve had tremendous cutbacks in revenue across the board’’ and pointed out that since 2008 revenues, exclusive of fund balance, have declined from $13.4 million to $10.1 million, almost 25 percent. Meanwhile, the tax commitment has risen from $14.3 million to a projected $14.9 million, an increase of 4.3 percent. In 2008, $2 million of fund balance was added to revenues and the commission recommends applying an equal amount in 2014. ‘’The state is taking a larger chunk of the money that was going to the counties.’’ said Philpot, who doubted that a public information session on the budget solely for local officials would draw a large enough audience to have any impact on the budget discussion. ‘’We’ll have to go the selectmen. And that will mean a lot of meetings,’’ said Philpot. — Roger Amsden
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A deal with Iran? Or, war with Iran? If Bibi Netanyahu succeeds in closing down America’s diplomatic path to detente with Iran, only the road to war will remain open. Which is exactly what Bibi wants. For what terrifies Tel Aviv, and rattles Riyadh, is not a U.S. war with Iran, but the awful specter of American rapprochement with Iran, a detente. Thus, when France’s foreign minister torpedoed the deal John Kerry flew to Geneva to sign, France soared in neocon esteem. The “cheese-eating surrender monkeys “ of 2003 who opposed the Iraq war suddenly became again the heroes of Verdun and the Marne. “Vive La France” blared the Wall Street Journal editorial declaiming, “Francois Hollande’s Socialist Government has saved the West from a deal that would all but guarantee that Iran becomes a nuclear power.” Did Hollande really save the West? Or did he just rack up points with the Saudi princes for when the next big arms contract comes up for bid? What is going on is a gravely serious matter. If the Netanyahu cabal succeeds in sabotaging U.S. negotiations with Iran, it is hard to see how we avoid another war that could set the Persian Gulf region ablaze and sink the global economy. And just what is it that has Netanyahu apoplectic? A six-month deal under which Iran would freeze all enrichment of uranium, in return for a modest lifting of sanctions, while the final agreement is negotiated. The final deal would put permanent limits and controls on Iran’s nuclear program to ensure it is not used to build bombs And there would be more and more intrusive inspections. How would this imperil Israel? Iran today has no atom bomb. Has never tested a bomb. Has never exploded a nuclear device. Possesses not a single known ounce of 90 percent enriched uranium, which is essential for a uranium bomb. Nor does Iran have enough 20 percent uranium to make a bomb. And part of the stockpile it did have has been converted into fuel rods. There are inspectors in all of Iran’s operating nuclear facilities. The Ayatollah has declared a fatwa against nuclear weapons. The Hassan Rouhani regime says it has no nuclear weapons program. And U.S. intelligence agrees with Iran. All 16 U.S. intelligence agencies in 2007, and, again, two years ago, said, with high confidence, that Iran has made no decision to build a bomb and has no nuclear weapons program. How would new restrictions and reductions on an Iranian nuclear program that has never produced an ounce of weaponsgrade uranium, let alone a bomb, threaten Israel, with its hundreds
of atom bombs? “You can’t trust the Iranians. They’re lying about their nuclear program,” says Lindsey Graham. Is U.S. intelligence also lying? Ten years ago, it turned out Saddam was telling the truth and it was Lindsey’s friends doing the lying about Iraq’s WMDs. Looks like the same old crowd up to the same old tricks. To abort Obama’s Iran initiative, Bibi is moving on four tracks. First, get Congress to accept Israel’s nonnegotiable demand that “Iran must give up all enrichment, shut down all nuclear facilities and ship all enriched uranium abroad” before any sanctions are lifted. This is an ultimatum masquerading as a negotiating position. Acceptance would entail an Iranian surrender Rouhani could never take home. It is a deal killer. Everyone knows it, even the Republicans now embracing the Israeli position as their own. Second, persuade Israel’s collaborators in Congress to impose harsh new sanctions, rub Iran’s nose in them, and scuttle the talks. Third, arouse Jewish communities worldwide to pressure home governments to block any deal. Sunday, Bibi told the General Assembly of Jewish Federations of North America that what Kerry was prepared to sign was a “bad and dangerous deal” that threatened Jewish survival, and, “on matters of Jewish survival, I will not be silenced.” Bibi intends to use the explosive issue of imperiled Jewish survival to break Obama and Kerry and force them to abandon their Iranian initiative. Finally, the Israeli lobby is behind the push by Lindsay Graham and Rep. Trent Franks to have Congress preemptively surrender its war powers, by authorizing Obama to launch a war on Iran at a time of his own choosing, without any further consultation with Congress. Remarkable. Self-proclaimed constitutional Republicans are about to vote Barack Obama a blank check for war. What the GOP fears is another episode like the one last summer where America rose as one and told Congress not to authorize any war on Syria. A panicked Congress capitulated, and there was no war. Today, though Obama and Kerry insist “all options are on the table,” Obama has no more authority to attack Iran today than he did Syria last summer. Hill Republicans seek to remedy that by a preemptive congressional surrender of their war power. One wonders if Netanyahu and his amen corner in Congress have considered the backlash worldwide should they succeed in scuttling Geneva and putting this nation on the fast track to another Mideast war Israel and Saudi may want but America does not.
LETTERS District 1 Councilor Ray Burton truly was a very special man To The Daily Sun, With the passing of our friend Ray, I have been thinking of him and different memories of how he made a difference to me or made me smile, as I am sure everyone in the state is doing! With this great loss I find comfort in these stories. Many times Ray would stop at Hart’s on a Friday evening on his way home to the North Country. He always had a small turkey dinner, maybe a glass of wine and always some great conversation with the gang. One night he came over to the table for some chat and started handing out the combs. My friend Barbara said “that is a guy comb; I couldn’t get that through my hair!” Ray calmly turned to her and said “dear, it’s not to comb your hair, it’s a collector!” Back in 2008 when the state passed home inspector licensing I decided that I wanted to apply to sit on the licensing board. So I acquired the paperwork and sent it in to Concord. Shortly thereafter I received a call from Ray. I will never forget it; I was sitting in my office doing paperwork and was a bit surprised that he would be calling me out of the blue.
“Carla, he said, I am very pleased that you are stepping up to do public service but I have some things to speak to you about.” Suddenly I felt a bit nervous. Even though I had many conversations with Ray in the past, it was Ray Burton, calling me, on business “affayas” Ray continued, “Why do you want to sit on this board?” I explained that I wanted to look out for the safety of the public. “Good”, he said. We talked for about 10 minutes and he said, “Now I want you to always remember, when you run for any public office, it is for the good of the citizens and never for personal or political gain!” “Now I want you to call each of the other counselors to speak to them personally and tell them why you want to sit on this board and here are their numbers.” “If you ever have any questions, call me on my “cah phone” any time.” I am still on that board and to this day every time we go in for a meeting I remember those words from my friend, Ray Burton. What a special guy. Carla Horne Meredith
Your point is that if Bush lied it’s okay for Obama to lie, too? To The Daily Sun, Lie, def: to make a statement or statements that one knows to be false, esp., with the intent to deceive. (Webster’s New World Dictionary) Alias, L.J. Siden once again attacks the messenger because he cannot stand anyone pointing out that the emperor has no clothes. (Get it L.J., your fairy tail reference?) He says Fox News lies and proves it by sighting their “fair and balanced” advertised motto. WOW! Wow, now there’s proof! Who could argue with that enlightened reasoning? Really now, this in response to the extensive list of provable lies and distortions I wrote of in my past letter? That’s what he has in response to my attack on Obama’s honesty and credibility? Well LJ, I’m laughing out loud. Now as to my “fairy tail” about Obama using fraud to get into Colum-
out Obama’s collage records and prove me wrong. Do that and I will apologize. Failing that, argue if you dare, one legitimate process that a pot smoking, class skipping, poor student (Obama’s own words) could manage to access two of the most prestigious universities in the world. Face it readers, L.J. has done his very best to distract your attention from real facts seen and heard even on the mainstream media outlets that just can’t cover for a congenital liar any longer. Adding his two cents worth is local favorite Henry Osmer, who cites Bush’s “lies”. Guess Henry’s point is, if Bush lied it’s okay for Obama to lie. Another detraction attempt by the good ol’ Henry. We’re talking about Obama here Henry, not Bush, not Carter, not Kennedy. Stay on subject if you can please. Steve Earle
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LETTERS One thing we can agree on is voting Sen. Ayotte out of office in 2016
Conservatives were trying to avoid ‘shutdown’ with a compromise
To The Daily Sun, I would like to take an opportunity to respond to a letter written by Lew Henry published in your November 7 issue. His letter talked about the government shutdown and how it is the Tea Party’s fault. If you only listen to what the liberal media has to say, you can understandably make no other conclusion than it’s the Tea Party’s fault, even though it was not. Here is why: First, the liberals blamed the whole debacle on “Tea Party” Senator Ted Cruz, saying that he wanted to shutdown the government if Obamacare wasn’t repealed. But that is not a fact. You don’t know the truth of what he wanted unless you actually listened to what he had to say during his “filibuster.” He wanted to pass a continuing resolution so the government did not shut down, but he didn’t want Obamacare funded, as was stated in the House’s bill that was sent to the Senate. It was the Democrats and the RINOs in the Senate that voted that down. That’s right, the Dems and RINOs essentially voted to shut down the government because Obamacare was more important to them. Then another CR came through with the condition that the individual mandate to be delayed like the employer mandate had been. Again it was the Dems and RINOs that voted that down, not the Tea Party Senators. A third CR went through and again the Dems and RINOs voted it down, and the government shutdown ensued. It was not the Tea Party senators that voted for the government shutdown, it was the Dems and RINOs. Next, Mr. Henry states that the shutdown cost the government $24 billion. The government should have been spending money only on essential things that keeps the country running and safe, yet money was spent to block off and guard openair memorials (that are not normally guarded) and other tourist areas to keep people out. The Tea Party didn’t do that, Obama did. While many military bases and the stores where our military personnel and families get there discounted goods were closed, the bases where Obama plays golf were kept open so he could play while the government was shut down. The Tea Party didn’t do that, Obama did. And while important services like the
To The Daily Sun, If President Obama, the leader of the most powerful nation in the Free World, can negotiate and compromise with the Russians over Syrian chemical weapons, why did President Obama allow a “shut down” (President Obama’s words) of the U.S. government, instead of negotiating a compromise with his own U.S. Congress? Why was President Obama willing to inflict all this “pain and discomfort” on we, the people, the citizens of the United States of America, by allowing this so-called “government shut-down”, a term that substantially overstates the actual situation. As part of this so-called “government shut-down”, President Obama ordered the placement of barriers around our national open-air monuments such as the WW I Memorial on the DC Mall; President Obama ordered the furlough of military chaplains who were willing to celebrate Mass and baptisms for our men and women in uniform for free, but were told they would be punished for performing their religious rites. President Obama allowed that the D-Day Memorial in Normandy, France should be barricaded and the public excluded. President Obama allowed that our National Parks be closed in spite of the fact that the U.S. Treasury actually makes money from rent paid by private companies who employ about 400-500 individuals at these national parks in about a dozen states. President Obama allowed that the National Park Service place “traffic cones” along highway viewing areas outside Mount Rushmore, barring visitors from pulling over and taking pictures of the this universally recognized National monument. President Obama even attempted to block visitors from the privately funded George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate (the president later backed down on this one due to the overwhelming outcry from we, the people). Perhaps the most outrageous move of all by President Obama was the “slap in the face” to our American military heroes, when he allowed
Amber Alert website were shut down due to lack of funds, Michelle Obama’s useless “Let’s Move” website was kept up and running. The Tea Party didn’t do that, Obama did. These are facts that Mr. Henry has failed to recognize. I would appreciate it if he could give some examples of facts to defend his statement that the Tea Party wasted billions of dollars. My guess is he will be hard pressed to find any considering one of the main things the Tea Party stands for is smaller government and less spending Now to get to the real point of my letter. Mr. Henry has chastised Senator Ayotte and her “Tea Party” buddies for everything to do with the shutdown. I would like to inform him and the rest of the anti-Tea Party crowd that, while Senator Ayotte may have run on and may have been elected on Tea Party values, she is not a Tea Party senator. She lied to all of us. All you need to do is look at her voting record. She voted for the amnesty bill, which will bankrupt the country with the legalization of the 11 million criminals who broke our laws in entering the country and the extra “entitlements” that come with it. She also stuck with the RINOs and voted for the shutdown because she didn’t want to be on the outs with the majority of the Senate. I’ll completely agree with Mr. Henry on the fact that Senator Ayotte does not have her priorities straight. She did stick with her Washington buddies. Those buddies just happen to be the RINOs, not the Tea Party. She does not represent the Tea Party and she does not represent New Hampshire. The Tea Party believes that the Constitution is the supreme law of the land and those that have taken an oath to uphold and protect it should do just that. The current president, the Democrats, and the RINOs like Senator Ayotte have refused to do that. They have failed us. They are a disgrace to the oath of office. There will always be disagreement and I am sure Mr. Henry and I will still disagree on who caused the government shutdown. I sincerely hope however that we can agree on one thing. When November of 2016 comes around, it will be time to vote Senator Ayotte out of office. Scott Schoonmaker Laconia
Thank you to all of the good people who looked after our mom To The Daily Sun, This is a letter to thank all the people that helped with our mom. We would like to especially thank the senior center at LRGH. There are to many people to thank individually but we felt that mom couldn’t of been in better hands. We
would also like to thank all the caring people at the Belknap County Nursing Home who tried to make mom as comfortable as possible. Those who go the extra mile to put a smile on the residents faces. God Bless you all. The Pike-Perkins Family
Thanks to Rusty’s, Blaney’s & Bergeron’s for donations of cars To The Daily Sun, The Alton Fire Rescue Department would like to thank Rusty’s Towing, Blaney Auto Crushing and Bergeron’s
for the donation of cars. The department was able to do many trainings with the cars that were donated. Alton Fire Rescue Department
that the families of four soldiers killed in Afghanistan in early October would not receive death benefits or the money to pay for their funerals because of the government, so-called, shutdown. The list of transgressions perpetrated by President Obama against the American people in October 2013 alone can be extended even further! Yes, the non-negotiator in chief, President Obama, in an earlier attempt to “fundamentally change America”, an attempt that we, the people, must not forget, was President Obama’s “sequester-prompted” termination of the public tours of the White House, a brazen insult to the American people continuing even after offers from reliable private sources to fund continued citizen access to this national icon were summarily rejected. Here we are, then, in the aftermath of the so-called “government shutdown” of October 2013, we, the people, are told by the progressive/liberal media that conservatives should get the blame for this so-called “government shutdown”, even when it was known that the conservatives in the U.S. Congress would have been happy to negotiate (compromise) for a delay of the, so called, Affordable Care Act “individual mandate”. Folks, this compromise would afford no different treatment than the delay many businesses and unions have already received under this so-called Affordable Care Act! Due to software problems we, the people, are now experiencing an extended delay in the, so-called, Affordable Care Act implementation anyway! Even if the web access is fixed over the short term a 12 month delay for individuals seems a fair compromise to me. Oops; there’s that word again: “compromise”. Is President Barack Obama going to foist this same fiasco on us, the American people, again when our country comes to the same “can in the road” in four months? A sad state of affairs, indeed. Omer C. Ahern, Jr. Plymouth
Need to dislodge purveyors of violence & crimes by military To The Daily Sun, It seems to me we are a people easily lead and influenced by administrative policies that justify on-going war and conflicts in several nations that pose no threat to our safety. This mania comes out of the event of 9/11 which caused the greatest upheaval of widespread fear affecting the American psyche as no other singular incident has! Consider: as a nation we allowed our military to assault Iraq and Pakistan with devastating force, killing more than a half-million people. Looking back 10 years ago, many say Iraq was a mistake! In a cold, calculating arrogance we simply write off this immense tragedy as if it was failure, and go on our way? What kind of people are we, after all. We watch television shows that often depict gun violence by both men and women with apparent disdain. Even cartoons display graphic violence time and again. If we disagree and protest the amount of violence in media, tele-
speak out strongly about its affect on our children, and our own lives? We have a violent past. As a people (read American history) we usually take what we what, and do as we want. Heroic at times: often we have used violence to assert our pre-eminence and authority regardless the cost of human life! We have instilled fear and distrust around the world because of our brute force on lesser nations — unable to defend themselves! We have violence on the streets and cities, further dividing people and isolating others. People in manufacturing who refuse to accept the fact that assault weapons have no place in a civilized society! The time is overdue for us to take charge and dislodge purveyors of violence and crimes by the military. This nation belongs to you and me and everyone who yearns for peace — at home, in our families, and in foreign lands. God help us in this endeavor! Leon R. Albushies
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TRIAL from page one while the two were sitting next to each on a couch at the party. The girl never disclosed the assault until she told her therapist about it during a session in April of 2012. According to her mother, the girl had told her that Grant touched the top of her butt and that it made her uncomfortable. With no physical evidence except the child’s testimony and a few pictures and a video of portions of the evening, McLaughlin needs to poke enough holes in the girl’s story to create reasonable doubt in the minds of the nine men and three women who are the jurors that her client raped her with his finger. Grant has said that he gave the girl a “wedgie” when she passed gas in his face. He has also said the issue was discussed about seven months later when he and his family went to California to visit the girl’s family. The girl’s mother testified yesterday that until her daughter’s therapist told her about the allegation in April of 2012, she thought that all that had happened was that Grant had touched the top of her butt and he had told the family that he “probably” gave the girl a wedgie. The girl’s mother said the only thing out of the ordinary she remembered about the night of the party was a loud verbal argument between Grant and his wife (her sister). She said she had been drinking but her husband had not. She testified yesterday that after the argument she noticed her daughter was very upset but she had attributed her discomfort to the fight. She also said that she hadn’t spent a lot of time with her daughter that night because she was visiting with her mother (the girl’s grandmother) who she said she didn’t get to see that often. She said that until that time, Eric Grant was her daughter’s favorite uncle. “Oh she loved him. He was her favorite.” She said that after that night, the girl didn’t want to be around her uncle any more. With the therapist’s note excluded from the trial except for impeaching a witness, McLaughlin grilled the
mother about Grant’s California visit seven months later, a family trip to Jamaica in 2011, and her daughter’s visits to the therapist. Under direct questioning, the mother had testified that her daughter didn’t not want to be with Grant, that she “made her” go on the family trip to Jamaica, and that her daughter somewhat stayed away from him during the times the family was together after the 2006 alleged assault. The mother didn’t remember all the details and dates but testified that when she learned about the alleged assault in 2012, mother and daughter were not getting along very well. She said she was concerned primarily about her daughter’s marijuana use but was also concerned about her unusually poor grades. She described her daughter as a good student who got “A”s and “B”s and the occasional “C.” She also said that after the therapy, the disclosure, and Grant’s divorce from her sister, that mother and daughter got along fine again and are still fine today. Under cross-examination McLaughlin pressed the alleged victim’s mother about what she remembered from that night and the mother said she didn’t remember any farting incidents or wedgie incidents. She also said her daughter slept with her and her husband at her sister’s house that night, contradicting the girl’s recollection that she stayed upstairs at Grant’s in the same bedroom as her grandmother. The family flew back to California on New Year’s Day. When McLaughlin asked if she remembered the pink pajamas the girl remembers wearing, the mother said she did, recalling she thinks she bought them in New Hampshire. The mother also said she did her daughter’s laundry and would have remembered if there was blood on the bottoms or if there was any bloody underwear. She didn’t remember packing the clothes the day they flew home. The girl has testified that she was bleeding from the alleged penetration and there was blood streaks on her pajamas. She also testified that she saw blood when she went to urinate. The trial continues Thursday morning.
PARKING from page one professional, hospitality and service interests to be represented. In January, the council agreed to designate 34 of the 38 vertical parking spaces on the east side of New Salem Street for all-day parking, leaving four spaces immediately behind the historic railroad station restricted to two-hour parking for patrons of the businesses housed in the building. The 38 spaces had been evenly divided between two-hour and all-day parking. In reallocating the spaces the council was responding to business owners, who found that all-day parking for their employees had become scarce after Lakes Region Community Services (LRCS) occupied the old Federal Building on North Main Street. At the same time, the council prohibited on-street parking on Harvard Street between North Main Street and Dartmouth Street, where congestion posed risks to motorists leaving the Laconia Clinic lot by the Harvard Street exit. Both changes were introduced for a trial period set to expire with the lifting of the winter parking parking ban, which passed unnoticed. Last month, when City Manager Scott Myers recommended both changes remain permanent, the council deferred its decision until this week. Santaniello endorsed the arrangement, explaining that her agency provided as much on-site parking as the Planning Board permitted and appreciated the spaces on New Salem Street for employees. “I don’t think us parking there impedes any downtown business,” she said, and added that she found it “frustrating when there is an issue about us using those spaces they were empty most of the time.” However, Baer responded that “if there are so many empty spaces, you should have no objection to two-hour parking.” She reminded Santaniello that when the LRCS acquired the Federal Building there was sufficient parking on-site for its employees. Santaniello explained that in renovating the building many of those spaces were lost in order to comply building and fire codes, but that recently 10 spaces had been added. Noting that a restaurant would be opening on Veterans Square and
efforts are underway to expand business downtown, Baer said that without sufficient parking “everything’s for naught.” Santanuiello stressed that she also wants downtown to thrive and said the agency brought employees, clients and visitors to the city. “You have your opinion and I have my opinion,” she told Baer, “and we may not agree.” “I wish, I really wish I could address this with humor, with some other tool in the arsenal,” Moriarty began ominously. “We’re all trying to raise a tide that will lift all boats. You’ve got to know that. You’ve got to know that,” he continued, his tone sharpening and voice rising, “we don’t commit our resources because we feel like doing it. We do it so the community succeeds. ‘ “Excuse me, John,” Lipman interrupted. Would you tone down your tone a bit. I feel like I’m being yelled at.” “I really wish I could use humor,” Moriarty replied. “I’m obviously quite upset about this.” “You don’t need to use humor. Just talk in a level tone,” Lipman said. Saying that “our concern is not really two-hour parking, it’s what’s coming next,” Moriarty urged the council not to legislate “one parking space at a time.” “I’ve listened to you talk for 10 minutes,” said Hamel, “and I have no clue what you’re talking about — no clue. I don’t know what you’re looking for.” At this point Seymour intervened, offering to interpret what he called the “initial diatribe.” He said that Moriarty appeared to be asking for a comprehensive parking plan for downtown in place of a piecemeal approach. “Yes!” said Moriarty, who added that the plan should be based on data profiling the number of parking spaces, who uses them and for how long and so forth. Hamel said that the councilors relied on the property and business owners downtown to provide that information and urged them to present a plan rather than engage in a perpetual back and forth with the council. It was Baer who, reading through the minutes of past discussions of the parking question, proposed directing the Parking Committee to prepare a plan.
CHOLESTEROL from page 2 “We’re going to give statins to those who are the most likely to benefit.” Doctors say the new approach will limit how many people are put on statins simply because of a cholesterol number. Yet under the new advice, one-third of U.S. adults — 44 percent of men and 22 percent of women — would meet the threshold to consider taking a statin. Under the current guidelines, statins are recommended for only about 15 percent of adults. The guidelines were issued Tuesday by the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology. Some doctors not involved in writing the guidance worry that it will be tough to understand. “It will be controversial, there’s no question about it. For as long as I remember, we’ve told physicians and patients we should treat their cholesterol to certain goal levels,” said the Cleveland Clinic’s Dr. Steven Nissen. “There is concern that there will be a lot of confusion about what to do.”
The government’s National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute appointed expert panels to write the new guidelines in 2008, but in June said it would leave drafting them to the medical groups. New guidelines on lifestyle and obesity also came out Tuesday, and ones on blood pressure are coming soon. Roughly half the cholesterol panel members have financial ties to makers of heart drugs, but panel leaders said no one with industry connections could vote on the recommendations. “It is practically impossible to find a large group of outside experts in the field who have no relationships to industry,” said Dr. George Mensah of the heart institute. He called the guidelines “a very important step forward” based on solid evidence, and said the public should trust them. Heart disease is the leading cause of death worldwide. High cholesterol leads to hardened arteries that can cause a heart attack or stroke. Most cholesterol is made by the liver, so diet
changes have a limited effect on it. Current guidelines say total cholesterol should be under 200, and LDL, or “bad cholesterol,” under 100. Other drugs such as niacin and fibrates are sometimes added to statins to try to reach those goals, but studies show they don’t always lower the chances of heart problems. “Chasing numbers can lead us to using drugs that haven’t been proven to help patients. You can make someone’s lab test look better without making them better,” said Yale University cardiologist Dr. Harlan Krumholz, who has long urged the broader risk approach the new guidelines take. They say statins do the most good for: — People who already have heart disease. — Those with LDL of 190 or higher, usually because of genetic risk. — People ages 40 to 75 with Type 2 diabetes. — People ages 40 to 75 who have an estimated 10-year risk of heart
disease of 7.5 percent or higher, based on the new formula. (This means that for every 100 people with a similar risk profile, seven or eight would have a heart attack or stroke within 10 years.) Despite a small increased risk of muscle problems and accelerating diabetes in patients already at risk for it, statins are “remarkably safe drugs” whose benefits outweigh their risks, said Dr. Donald Lloyd-Jones, preventive-medicine chief at Northwestern. The patents on Lipitor, Zocor and other statins have expired, and they are widely available in generic versions for as little as a dime a day. One that is still under patent protection is AstraZeneca’s Crestor, which had sales of $8.3 billion in 2012. Aspirin — widely used to lower the risk of strokes and heart attacks — is not addressed in the guidelines. And many drugs other than statins are still recommended for certain people, such as those with high triglycerides.
Billings urges Inter-Lakes board to put money away for capital improvements By Mike Mortensen THE LACONIA DAILY SUN
MEREDITH — The Inter-Lakes School Board is being urged to commit itself to recommend putting money every year into a capital reserve fund to help soften the impact large-ticket expenditures can have on the district’s budget and taxes paid by district residents. Board member Mark Billings advised such a course of action during Tuesday evening’s School Board meeting. Billings, of Meredith, noted that the district is facing three capital improvement projects which are especially costly. One is a four-year phased replacement of the roof of Inter-Lakes Elementary School, which has a price tag estimated at $600,000. The second is repaving of a road used by school buses at the elementary school, as well as repairs and resealing of high school parking lot, at an expected cost of $145,000. The third is a proposal to spend $120,000 to replace the seats in the Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium at the high school. Billings said that the district is putting more effort into planning further ahead for capital projects. He said district administrators are currently working on a 10-year capital improvement plan. He said that putting $75,000 a year into a capital reserve account would help to prevent budget spikes that could otherwise occur due to bigticket capital projects. Placing money in a capital reserve account requires approval of voters at the annual School District Meeting. “Our first commitment is to our people,” Billings noted. “But we have $20 million worth of facilities and the
more we focus on maintaining and preserving our facilities we will save money in the long term.” NOTES: The board gave initial approval to district policies dealing with summer activities, safe-school measures, and advance placement courses. While there were little discussion on any of the policies, board member Carol Baggaley raised concern with a provision of the advance course policy that would allow a student to take an advance placement course regardless of that student’s grades in the subject and whether the student satisfied the prerequisites for the course. Superintendent Mary Ellen Ormond said while teachers and school counselors have an important role in advising students what courses they should take, that if a student’s parents wanted their child in a certain course then the school should defer to the parents’ wishes. But Baggaley felt that was unfair to high-achieving students in advance placement courses. Ormond noted that Tuesday’s vote was on a first reading of the policy and that the policy could be amended before being presented to the board for a second reading. The board must approve a policy twice before it is adopted. . . . . . The board voted to accept $3,300 in donations to support the Inter-Lakes Middle Tier and High School Theater Companies. The donations came from Meredith Village Savings Bank, Meredith Dental, Dr. Edward DeTolla, and the Inter-Lakes PTO. The board also voted to accept a $1,167 donations from the New Hampshire Electric Co-op Foundation to help pay for sixth graders at Sandwich Central School to visit four power plants in the state.
MARINES from page 2 Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. “Our first priority is to provide the families with the support they need during this difficult time.” The deaths come about eight months after a mortar explosion killed seven Marines during a live-fire training exercise in Nevada. A military investigation determined human error was to blame for that
accident. According to the probe’s findings, a Marine operating a 60 mm mortar tube and ammunition did not follow correct procedures, resulting in the detonation of a high explosive round at the mortar position. The investigation also determined that the mortar team involved in the accident had not conducted “appropriate preparatory training.”
BULGER from page 2 by Bulger in 1974 addressed Bulger as “Satan” and described how his father, a member of a rival gang, first disappeared in 1974 but wasn’t found until decades later when his body was discovered in a watery grave. Sean McGonagle was 11 when his father, Paul, disappeared. He said Bulger called his family’s house the following year and said, “Your father won’t be coming home for Christmas.” When he asked, “Who’s this?” Bulger responded, “Santa Claus,” McGonagle said. “You’re a domestic terrorist fueled by greed and sickening evil,” McGonagle said. Several family members blasted corrupt FBI agents for protecting Bulger for years while he was working simultaneously as a crime boss and an FBI informant who ratted out the rival New England Mafia and other crime groups.
David Wheeler, the son of a Tulsa, Okla., businessman who was shot between the eyes by a hit man for Bulger’s gang, delivered a blistering condemnation of both the FBI and the Justice Department, which successfully argued to have his family’s wrongful death lawsuit dismissed on the grounds that it was filed too late. “They are as responsible for that murder as the defendant here sitting before you,” Wheeler said. He called Bulger a “governmentsponsored assassin” but said the “greatest shame of all” falls on the FBI. Former Boston FBI agent John Connolly Jr. — Bulger’s handler when he was an informant — was sentenced to 10 years in prison after being convicted of tipping the gangster off ahead of an indictment. After receiving the tip in 1994, Bulger fled Boston and remained a fugitive for more see next page
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Greek Pastry Fair Saturday November 16th 10am to 2pm Fresh Baked Baklava Meat Pies and Spinach Pie
Two of the three cars involved in a crash that sent six people to the hospital sit on Union Avenue last night. All of the cars were towed. (Laconia Daily Sun photo/Gail Ober)
3 cars involved in crash at Union Ave. & High Street
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LACONIA — Six people including two children were taken to Lakes Region General Hospital last night after a three-car collision at the intersection of High Street and Union Avenue around 6 p.m. Fire Lt. Jay Ellingson said none of the injuries were life-threatening. One adult refused transport. Police closed Union Avenue and rerouted traffic around the area. Police Capt. Matt Canfield said it initially appears that a car coming down High Street tried to make a left onto Union Avenue and collided with a car headed east on Union Ave. The crash sent one of the cars into a minivan that was headed west on Union
Avenue. Taking a left turn from High Street is difficult because there is not much visibility beyond the downward slope on the western portion of Union Avenue. Also, when a car comes up Union Avenue headed east, it’s hard to know what lies beyond the crest of the hill. Ellingson said all three of Laconia’s ambulances and one from Gilford were needed to transport the victims. He said Stewart’s Ambulance covered Laconia during the transport. Canfield said the accident is under investigation. — Gail Ober
from preceding page 16 years until he was captured in Santa Monica, Calif., in 2011. Connolly was later convicted of second-degree murder in Florida for leaking information to Bulger that led to the slaying of a gambling executive. Judge Denise Casper asked Bulger if he wanted to speak, but he declined. She was slated to hand down Bulger’s sentence Thursday. Prosecutors have recommended two consecutive life sentences, plus five years. Lawyers for the 84-year-old Bulger declined to make a recommendation. Attorney Hank Brennan said Bulger refused to participate in the sentencing process because he believes his trial was a “sham.” During the trial, Bulger used the same word when he explained to the judge why he decided not to testify in his own defense. Bulger claims that a now-deceased federal prosecutor had given him immunity to commit crimes in exchange for Bulger’s offer to protect him from the Mafia. The judge
refused to allow Bulger to use that claim as a defense to his long list of crimes, including murders. Outside court, Bulger attorney J.W. Carney Jr. said despite Bulger’s stoic exterior, he was not “immune” to the emotion shown by victims’ families. “He was affected by it,” Carney said. Several family members implored Bulger to face them while they spoke. He refused, but did turn his head slightly to glance at two people. One was Steve Davis, the brother of Debra Davis, the 26-year-old girlfriend of Bulger’s former partner, Stephen “The Rifleman” Flemmi. A federal jury convicted Bulger in August in a racketeering indictment that included murder, extortion, money-laundering and weapons charges. The jury convicted Bulger in 11 out of the 19 killings he was charged with participating in during the 1970s and ‘80s but acquitted him of seven killings and issued a “no finding” in Davis’ murder.
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Discover all The Lakes Region has to offer this holiday season. Find everything you need & more. Shop Local. ABLE STOVE
Able Stove, 456 Laconia Rd., Unit 2, Tilton, NH, has been in business over 15 years. We specialize in pellet, wood, and gas stoves. We also sell inserts and awnings. We not only sell the stoves, we service them too. If you have a problem with your stove, please call us at anytime. We sell many name brands and hope you will stop by and see us. A special thanks to all of our loyal customers.
ANNIE’S BOOK STOP
Annie’s Book Stop, located at 1330 Union Avenue, is a unique bookstore specializing in gently used paperbacks; we also sell new books at 20% off the retail price. We carry White Mountain puzzles, Melissa & Doug products, Dr. Seuss puzzles, unique bookmarks and over 250 cards. Genres include: self- help, audiobooks, history, classics, autobiographies, large print, crafts, cookbooks, local interest, large print, as well as fiction. Visit our children’s room where you will find activity books, chapter books and step-into-reading selections. We also have gift certificates. 528-4445.
At Awakenings Espresso Café, it’s not just about the coffee! There’s truly something for everyone, whether you’re looking for a gourmet espresso treat, an everyday cup of perfectly brewed coffee, homemade pastries, breakfast, bagged coffee or gift items! This holiday season, be sure to order your gift baskets, cakes, and pies! Our warm atmosphere (wi-fi included!) and friendly staff are sure to make this a favorite spot! Open 7 days a week, Monday-Friday 6am-2pm, Saturday and Sunday 7am-1pm at 1429 Lakeshore Rd. in Gilford! 524-1201.
BOOTLEGGER’S FOOTWEAR CENTERS
With over 100 of the best brand names in footwear and thousands of styles to choose from, Bootlegger’s Footwear Centers offer the area’s largest selection of footwear for your entire family. With over 49 years of experience, Bootlegger’s has the knowledge and professional service to assist you in making the best footwear purchase to meet your needs. At Bootlegger’s we offer “everyday low pricing” so you can always shop with confidence that you are getting a great value in your purchase. We also specialize in wide widths and hard to find sizes to help fit the toughest of feet. For store locations, hours and promotions, visit www. bootleggersfootwear.com
Take the stress out of your holiday shopping & follow the Weirs Beach sign right to the Crazy Gringo! Easy to find and plenty of parking. After fighting the holiday shopping crowds, stop in for a tasty Mexican dish or one of our nonMexican daily specials ... along with a relaxing beverage of your choice. Mingle with your friends, old and new, at the Best Adult Day Care in the Lakes Region! Crazy Gringo Gift Certificates available.
THANKSGIVING DINNER Roast Turkey, Prime Rib and More!
A few great reasons to shop local this year: • The money you spend in your community, stays in your community! • You can find amazingly unique gifts! • You can get help from the shop owners. • You don’t have to travel far.
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An Affordable Alternative/Looking for a new look in your kitchen without all the demolition? Call me and I will stop by with door samples, pick out a new door then a new color or woodgrain. We will install that new color or woodgrain on your cabinet frame then install your new doors and drawer fronts, with prices staring as low as 35% of the cost of replacing your cabinets. You will save thousands. We fabricate our own countertops that looks like marble granite solid surfacing and more......Best prices around guaranteed! 603-279-6555 Free Estimates....Compare and Save Big! Meredith, NH.
George’s Diner was purchased in 1991 from “George.” We expanded the menu from Breakfast and Lunch to include Dinner, operating with the purpose of serving “Just Good Food.” The recipes for our home-made food come from family and friends. Our customers come from near and far. Please join us for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner while out for your Thanksgiving, Christmas and Holiday activities. Gift certificates available, along with hats, t-shirts and mugs. For every $25 gift certificate purchased, you get a free mug! Wishing everyone a wonderful holiday season!
GILFORD GIFT OUTLET
Celebrating 27 Successful Years ... Gilford Gift Outlet is proud to have been meeting its customers’ card and gift needs for over 27 years. We carry quality greeting cards from Designer Greetings at 1/2 OFF everyday! We are the largest independent Yankee Candle store in the area (and yes, WE ACCEPT YANKEE CANDLE COUPONS). We carry a large assortment of Willow Tree angels and figurines, Melissa and Doug, as well as scarves, jewelry & much more … something for everyone on your shopping list! We would like to thank you for allowing us to be your source for all your card and gift needs for over 27 years. Gilford Gift Outlet is located next to Patricks and the Liquor Store in Gilford. 293-0338.
1330 Union Avenue Laconia, NH 603-528-4445 Seatings 12:00 & 2:30
Includes soup or salad, mashed potatoes with gravy, squash, peas & onions, cranberry, banana & pumpkin breads, and relish tray.
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GILFORD MOBIL MART
Gilford Mobil Mart, 1400 Lakeshore Rd. Gilford, NH is owned and operated by Dave & Wendy DeVoy. The owners pride themselves with having friendly cashiers and a clean store. They sell quality Mobil products along with convenience store items to meet all your needs. They operate a touch free carwash and a Dunkin Donuts is also located on the premises. Please stop by and support this locally owned business , open from 6 AM to Midnight.
GREAT NORTHERN TRADING COMPANY
Great Northern Trading Company opened in March of 2005 on the upper level of Mill Falls Marketplace in Meredith, New Hampshire. The shop is a unique blend of clothing, gifts and home decor, reflecting the casual life style of New Hampshire’s Lakes Region. They carry Fresh Produce Sportswear, as well as Lakes Region Logo Wear and Whimsical Sleepwear. The newest addition to Great Northern Trading Company’s selection is a Christmas Corner, featuring Department 56 Villages, Christopher Radko and much more.... Stop by today!
LACONIA EYE & LASER CENTER
Vision for the future! Drs. Garfinkle, Scott and Zieja are committed to caring for your vision year round. They invite you to visit the Optical Shop at Laconia Eye & Laser Center for all your sunglass, eyeglass and contact lens needs. Before the year ends, use your flex spending dollars for some great looking eyewear. For the ultimate holiday gift, give the gift of clear vision with LASIK by Dr Garfinkle.
LAKES REGION SHUTTLE
Lakes Region Shuttle is a locally owned and operated shuttle service ready to meet all your individual and family transportation needs. They offer reliable, safe and comfortable transportation to and from Boston Logan airport, Manchester Regional airport, South Station and Black Falcon cruise terminal. Their experienced drivers can take your group to the theater, concert or your favorite sporting event. Right now if you reserve your round-trip transportation before 12/21/13 you will get $25 off your entire trip. Senior discounts, flat family rates, discounts for military are also popular. Call toll-free 1-888-386-8181.
LEAGUE OF NH CRAFTSMEN
For a unique shopping experience, visit the League of NH Craftsmen Gallery. Featuring hand crafted home decor, jewelry, pottery, prints, glass and more. Don’t miss our 2013 ltd. edition ornament, Woven In Winter, a beautiful hand woven black ash basket with a white oak handle made by Alice Ogden. With 7 baskets recently accepted in to the permanent collection at the Smithsonian, this wee treasure makes the perfect gift. Also featuring Santa’s, elves and reindeer by paper mache artist Kathy Marx. Needle felted ornaments by Carolyn Wright and other work inspired by the holidays.
Plymouth Street, Meredith • 279-4631 behind Bootlegger’s at the Lights
Join us for live easy listening music on Friday and Saturday nights. Bring in non-perishable food items for the local food pantry and receive
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Romantic lighting for your holiday table... Votives by Paula Barry $32.00 and up League of NH Craftsmen Meredith Retail Gallery 279 DW Hwy- Meredith • 603-279-7920 www.nhcrafts.org/Meredith
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Just Good! Food
GEORGE’S DINER Plymouth Street, Meredith • 279-8723
All U Can Eat Fried Chicken Chef Special
All U Can Eat Fish Fry Fresh Seafood Fried or Broiled
Chicken Pot Pie NE Boiled Dinner Chef Special
Now accepting reservations for private holiday Christmas parties. Call to reserve your room, 279-4631. Looking to get away from the Holiday stress, join us for some easy listening music and a bite to eat every Friday and Saturday evening from 7–10pm. Dr. Phil and Jan, Julia Vellie and Kyle Nickerson all bring a great variety of talent for your enjoyment. All appetizers 1/2 price in the tavern during NFL games! Located on Plymouth Street in Meredith, behind Bootlegger’s, at the light.
OUR FAMILY TREE RESTAURANT
Our Family Tree Restaurant, 927 Laconia Road, Tilton (Across from Jay’s Marina) was established in 2008. Our family would like to thank everyone for allowing us to serve them during these years. Known for our wicked good breakfasts and top notch specials we strive to cook for your enjoyment and satisfaction. We cook with local produce in season. We present old fashion value like our pies and our service. Come visit our warm and comfortable family style home restaurant. We guarantee you will leave with a full belly and a happy genuine smile.
The Thrifty Yankee New and Used Goods
Do you Need Cash for Christmas? Clean out your jewelry box and bring us your old gold, silver and coins to trade in for CASH. Offering Highest Prices Paid in the Lakes Region. a FREE necklace Across from Interlakes High School, with every on Rte. 25 just 1/2 mile east of the lights purchase in beautiful downtown Meredith over $25 121 Rte. 25 #4, Meredith • 279-0607
SAME DAY COMPUTER
Life cant wait for computer problems. No longer are computers simply a hobby item in our lives. computers have evolved into an integral part of our daily existence helping us with research, managing family photo albums, and helping us communicate by email with friends and business associates all over the country and beyond. Unfortunately computers do fail. And they tend to fail when they are needed the most. NO LONGER CAN LIFE WAIT FOR COMPUTER PROBLEMS - and simply replacing your computer is not always a good option. Your computer can often times be repaired for significantly less money than replacing it - and we can save the data that makes your personal computer “personal!” Bring your computer to our 397 Union Avenue location in Laconia by 12 o’clock noon, and we will have it repaired and ready for you the same day! Or simply call us at 524-1400!
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Join us Friday thru Sunday in our Lobster House Restaurant
Friday & Saturday Prime Rib & Lobster Entrées Sunday All You Care to Enjoy Voted Best Brunch in The Lakes Region!
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Thanksgiving Dinner 11:30am - 6:30pm
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The Lobster House Restaurant at Shalimar Resort features the freshest seafood in town with live lobsters from our own lobster tank! Join us on Friday and Saturday for Twin Lobster and Surf & Turf Specials and Live entertainment starting at 8pm! Don’t forget Sundays for our award winning, voted Best Sunday Brunch in Lakes Region., AYCE Sunday Brunch from 9-1 with homemade desserts, donuts and cinnamon buns. Chefs carving station, jumbo shrimp cocktail, eggs Benedict, omelet station and much more! Book your holiday party with us, no room charge and menus to suit any budget. 524-1984 www.shalimar-resort.com for coupons!
USE IT OR LOSE IT! Flex spending! We have the area’s LARGEST selection of COACH eyewear!
BUY ONE, GET ONE 50% OFF!* * Offer valid on Coach eyewear for women and select brands for men. Cannot be combined with other discounts. Must purchase complete frame and lens to qualify for 50% off second pair. Expires 12/31/13.
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HOLIDAY TRAVEL - PRICELESS
Bon Appétit! Eggnog Hot Chocolate 12 oz. semisweet chocolate chips 2-1/2 c. milk 4 c. eggnog 1 t. vanilla Whipped cream 8 cinnamon sticks, garnish
The holidays are a time to gather with those near and dear to your heart and treat them to some tantalizing food. Melt chocolate in milk over low heat. Remove and let stand for 2 minutes. Whisk until chocolate is smooth. Add eggnog and heat until warm. Remove from heat and add vanilla. Pour into mugs and serve with whipped cream and a cinnamon stick.
SHINE SALON + SPA
We are a full service salon and spa specializing in modern color techniques, advanced skincare, and natural nails. Shine Salon + Spa features Matrix ColorInsider Ammonia Free color. Our colorist, LuAnn DePaolo has 10 years experience and specializes in restorative color services and hair styling. The skincare spa features, Lisa Chisholm, Certified Aesthetic Medical Specialist formally of Skin Clinique in Gilford. Resulted oriented facials include AHA Peel Series, Microdermabrasion, and Clinical Acne Care. Watch our ads for seasonal specials and promotions. We look forward to meeting you.
We are in our 7th year of Great Service, Food & Entertainment. Voted best Pizza, Burgers, Wings & Salads. And much more. Now serving Breakfast Every Saturday & Sunday. 8-12 Buy 1 get one Free. Join us every Sunday & Monday, 50 Cent wings. Watch the game on one of our 11 55 inch TV’S. Tuesday is Half price Pizza. Or Buy 1 get 1 half off, for Take Out & Delivery. Bring your family or friends every Wednesday 7pm for Team Trivia, weekly prizes. Thursday is Game night specials. No better place to watch a game. Friday and Saturday Live music beginning 830 pm. Check out the schedule and our menu at Shootersnh.com We can host any party from 10 to 60 people. No room charge.
Whether your first stop for shopping or your last, The Studio has great gifts for everyone as well as unusual greeting cards -- you won’t find anything else like it in town! Give a call at 455-8008 to find out when we’ll be open late and what kind of special promotions and events we’ve got in store. There is always something fun and different at The Studio -- a little out of the way, a lot out of the ordinary!
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THE THRIFTY YANKEE
The Thrifty Yankee is a surprisingly little store in Meredith with a huge selection of fashion and costume jewelry, sterling silver jewelry, records, collectibles, DVDs, handbags, clothing and small furniture. For the outdoor enthusiast they offer fishing poles. hunting equipment and camping supplies. The owner’s motto is “no reasonable offer will be refused”. Beverly has been in the gold buying and selling busiGreat Selection of ness since 1985 where Clothing and Gifts she started her career in the Jeweler’s BuildVisit our CHRISTMAS CORNER ing in Boston. Finance Department 56 Villages Pipka Santas your holiday shopping Ginger Cottages by selling your gold and Christoper Radko and silver jewelry and coins much more… in any condition. New items arrive daily, so come often. The Thrifty Yankee is open week days 10am-5pm, Saturdays 10am-6pm. Closed Tuesdays. Located 4th Floor Historic Mill Building across from Inter-Lakes Mill Falls Marketplace High School, plenty of Meredith NH 603-279-8181 parking. thethriftyyanOpen 7 Days email@example.com. GreatNorthernTradingCompany.com
CHRISTMAS IS BACK IN MEREDITH!
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TLC Jewelry, the hidden gem of downtown Tilton, is your source for discount jewelry needs. We offer a large variety of engagement rings, wedding bands, gemstone rings, necklaces, pendants, bracelets, earrings, Sterling silver jewelry and men’s jewelry. We will consign your unwanted jewelry that is too good to scrap. We buy all unwanted jewelry and coins paying the highest prices guaranteed!! You can take an extra 10% off any same day in-store purchase when selling your gold. Layaway now for Christmas. 25% off all Citizen watches (in stock). We are here to save you money!
TOP OF THE TOWN
A warm and friendly staff will greet you at this unique restaurant owned and operated by Kathy Holiday. Serving affordable lunches and dinners Tuesday Thru Saturday with early bird dinners nightly staring at 4pm, offering great food including Prime Rib, T Bone steaks, Roast Duck, Fresh Seafood. Homemade soup or salad offered with entrees at no charge. Join us during the holidays for your Christmas Party. Treat someone you love with a gift certificate that will be remembered for many years. Stop by and enjoy the food and the atmosphere. Top Of The Town 88 Ladd Hill Road, Belmont, N.H. 528-3244.
WEIRS BEACH LOBSTER POUND
Come join us at the Lobster Pound this holiday season for some great food and drinks in a cozy atmosphere. We not only serve fresh seafood but some of the finest Italian and pizza in the lakes region. Join us in our lounge and catch a Boston sports game on one of our 8 flat screens. Always great specials like half off your check on Monday Half off everything! Check our website for other specials. Now booking for Thanksgiving and Christmas Day!
927 Laconia Road, Tilton (Across From Jay’s Marina) 524-1988
HOURS: Mon & Tues closed Wed & Thurs 7am - 2 pm, Fri 7am - 8 pm, Sat & Sun 7am - 2pm Serving Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
DAILY SPECIALS Friday Dinner AYCE Haddock Receive $1 back for every $10 you spend! Pair a draft beer or a glass of wine with a creative dinner special. Ask about our beer & burger special every day. Top your meal off with a delicious homemade dessert.
Don’t forget to order your homemade desserts for the Holidays!!
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PSU gallery hosts exhibit of works by graphic designer
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Turkey, Fixings and Bakery Items Available Call 279-6212 to place you order MEREDITH (9 MILES EAST OF I-93, EXIT 23) • 279-6212 Open Daily for Lunch & Dinner www.hartsturkeyfarm.com ~ firstname.lastname@example.org All Major Credit Cards Accepted
JON PIKE’S Service-Sales 17 Laconia Road, Belmont, NH
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Annual Thanksgiving Baskets
Another year has gone by with Thanksgiving right around the corner. It is time to start thinking about the food baskets for the families in need of Alton. Donations would be gratefully accepted in the form of cash, check or money orders. Make donations payable to “Operation Blessings”. You may drop off your contribution at the Town Hall to Paulette Wentworth or mailed to Town Hall, P.O. Box 659, Alton, NH 03809. Canned good donations can be dropped off at the Town Hall between 8AM and 4:30PM on or before Friday, November 22, 2013. Please specify that they are for the “Operation Blessing” Project. If you are interested in helping distribute baskets, or can suggest the home of a shut-in or a needy family, please contact Paulette at 875-0203 between 8AM and 4:30PM.
PLYMOUTH — The Karl Drerup Art Gallery and Exhibitions Program at Plymouth State University will present the exhibition Charles Gibson: 20 Years of Graphic Design, November 19 through December 13 at the gallery in the Draper and Maynard Building on North Main Street in Plymouth. A gallery reception will be held from 4-6 p.m. November 19, and Gibson will spend two days on campus working with students and faculty of the graphic design program of the PSU Department of Art. The exhibition presents a selection of project panels, a mural and several individually framed posters illustrating how graphic design is used to communicate ideas. The exhibited works were created as way-finding solutions for graphic design clients in education, healthcare, business, community development, architecture, landscape architecture and the arts. The exhibition also includes highlights
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from Gibson’s team’s 1993 prize-winning submission to “The Electric Vehicle and the American Community,” a national planning and design competition hosted by the Smithsonian Institution. Gibson suggests that students and guests consider how graphic design contributes to their culture, and the relationship of graphic design to other design specialties such as industrial design or product design, and architecture. He says, “There seems to be more and more ‘blurring of boundaries’ in design these days.” Gibson is looking forward to meeting with graphic design students to discuss environmental graphic design, a specialty that is multidisciplinary and very often involves considerable collaboration with others. He will also lead a conversation about what it is like to work as a professional artist with clients, adjusting design concepts to meet their needs. Charles Gibson Design is a multidisciplinary design practice founded in 1987, with expertise in environmental graphic design—sign programs and master plans, kiosk design, interpretive programs, exhibitions and architectural enhancements. In addition, Gibson has significant experience in the traditional two-dimensional disciplines of identity and print graphic design, and three-dimensional applications in product design and packaging. Gibson holds a BFA in graphic design from the Rhode Island School of Design and has studied in Rome and at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Basel, Switzerland. He began his professional experience as assistant designer at the Hopkins Center Graphic Design Studio at Dartmouth College. He also earned an MFA in graphic design from Yale University. He has worked at Architects Collaborative, Inc. in Cambridge, Massachusetts and has taught at The Boston Architectural Center, Massachusetts College of Art, Plymouth State University and Colby-Sawyer College. He has received the Award of Excellence from the Association of American Art Museums and the Wolf Trap Medal. Gibson is a professional member of the Society for Environmental Graphic Design and an affiliate member of the New Hampshire Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.
Trip to Greece, Italy planned for next April
PLYMOUTH — The Newton School of South Strafford, Vermont is sponsoring a twelve day trip for April 2014 to Athens, Greece, Sicily and Rome Italy. Jon Freeman long time Plymouth resident, retired N.H. principal and head chaperone is inviting Lakes Region area students (grades 8-12), staff, parents and community members to join the 30 who are already traveling on this exciting journey. On this multigenerational tour, participants will experience new cultures and visit important landmarks in Greece and Italy. Some highlights include Athens, Acropolis, Parthenon, Greek Theater, Corinth Canal, Greek Islands, Sicily, Palermo see next page
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On Sunday, October 27 members of the National Honor Society at Gilford High School volunteered to help the Gilmanton Thrift Store and Food Pantry with some needed outdoor cleaning. Taking part were, first row, left to right; Advisor Lorienne Valovanie, Kimberly Goodwin, Catherine Buckley, Kelsey Buckley, Alec Medine, Abby Lines, and Sarah Cook; second row; Mikaela Mattice, Rachel Blandford, Marissa Kelleher, and Emily Wernig. (Courtesy photo)
N.H. Humane Society’s annual Adopt A Thon is Nov. 29 at the Belknap Mall BELMONT — The New Hampshire Human Society will hold its annual Adopt A Thon on Friday, November 29 at the Belknap Mall in Belmont from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Throughout the day all puppies, kittens, dogs and cats will be available for same day adoptions. Adoption fees are seasonally adjusted, senior dogs $125 to $300 for a puppy. Cats range from $125 for a kitten to just $25 for a senior feline. All animals have been assessed behaviorally, may have already learned some basic commands, all are micro chipped, fully vaccinated appropriate for the age, spayed or neutered, heartworm and feline leukemia tested and clear of parasites. Adopters will also receive a coupon for free soda with their purchase of a slice from Sal’s Pizza located right in the mall. Upon adoption the following paperwork should be at hand; proof of home ownership or rental/lease agreement, current pet vaccination history showing up to date rabies certification, and a valid ID showing the adopters are at
least 21 years of age. While browsing for a new pet, visit the raffle tables, met representatives of the newly reopened Meredith Place Veterinary ER, enjoy complimentary coffee from Big Cat Coffees & Perk at Work, or lend a note of support to the tribute booth in honor of Paige Garneau a local teenager, who loved animals but died tragically in a car accident last year. The Garneau family have been busy all summer raising memorial funds, a portion of which will underwrite the adoption fee of selected animals at the Adopt a Thon. Paige Quigley, Mall Manager said “We are very excited to host the NH Humane Society, five years at the Mall and this, their 10th anniversary of the event. They are a great local animal welfare organization. Anything we can do to help animals find loving permanent homes is truly a pleasure”. For more information call the NHHS at 524-3252 for further details prior to the Adopt-A-Thon, or check out www. nhhumane.org.
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LACONIA--- Rose L. Isabelle, 76, of 30 County Drive, died at the Belknap County Nursing Home on Monday, November 11, 2013. Rosie was born February 12, 1937 in New York City, New York, the daughter of the late Dominick and Celia (Albanese) Troiano. She had been a resident of Laconia for fifty-three years and had been employed as an office coordinator for Woodward’s Sales and Service. Family and friends were Rosie’s love and joy. She also enjoyed crocheting, playing bingo, reading, country music and watching sports with her husband. Survivors include her husband, Francis J. Isabelle, of Laconia; one sister, Geraldine Ackley, of Laconia; one grandchild, Francis Rowley, of Laconia; four great grandchildren; one niece, Shelly Allain, and one nephew, Dennis Ackley. In addition to her parents, Rosie was predeceased by her daughter,
Rose Rowley, and by a grandson, James Rowley. Rosie also leaves behind many caring friends. There will be no calling hours. A Graveside Service will be held on Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 11:00AM at Oakland Cemetery, Meredith Center Road, Meredith, New Hampshire. The family wishes to thank all of those who cared for her at the Belknap County Nursing Home. For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to Boys and Girls Club of the Lakes Region 888 North Main Street, Laconia, N.H. 03246. Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com
James W. King, Jr., 88 ESCONDIDO, Calif. — James “Jim” W. King, Jr., father, grandfather, brother and friend, went home to be with the Lord on Oct. 19, 2013. Jim leaves behind his loving wife of 41 years, Pauline, son William and daughter Debra, step children Larry and Cheryl, sister Phyllis Clairmont of Gilford, N.H. Jim was preceded in death by his son John and two grandsons, Jesse and James. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him. Born on January 25, 1925 in Concord, N.H. to parents James W. King., Sr. and Ethel M. Cate King Smith, Jim went to the Eastman Elementary School in East Concord and attended Concord High School. He married Virginia, his first wife and mother of his children in June, 1947. Jim and Virginia lived in East Concord for a few years, during which time Jim worked for H. R. Humphreys Refrigeration Co. Having an interest in boating, he spent some of his summer days in Winnisquam with his mother and two siblings, Phyllis and Skip, all the while having fun with the small row boat, a canoe, a small seven-
foot boat we called the “pumpkinseed” and a kayak. Jim served honorably during World War II. On D-Day Jim landed on Utah Beach, Normandy. Jim married Pauline H. Bird in Dec. 1972. He worked for Lockheed Aircraft during his years in California. Jim and Pauline moved to Lake Havasu City, Ariz. in 1989 to enjoy a long and fulfilling retirement. He performed volunteer work as a sergeant on the Mojave County, Ariz. Sheriff’s Search and Rescue program for many years. His favorite pastime was fishing. He loved rock hounding. He also loved building model boats, namely unlimited hydroplanes and racing them at London Bridge Model Boat Club events. Willie presented Jim with a Quilt of Valor for his service to his country during World War II. In October, 2012, Jim and Pauline moved to Escondido, Calif., where he remained until his death. He will be interned Nov. 14, 2013 at 10 a.m. at the Miramar National Cemetary in San Diego, Calif. The family wishes to express their thanks to everyone for their support and kind words.
Pease Library hosts author of book on 1938 Hurricane PLYMOUTH — The Pease Public Library will present Lourdes Aviles, author of the book Taken By Storm, 1938: A Social and Meteorological History of the Great New England Hurricane. The program will be held in the Community Room downstairs in the Pease Public Library at 4 p.m. on Thursday, November 14. This program is free and open to the public, refreshments will be provided. Lourdes Aviles will read from her book. Dr. Aviles is an Associate Professor of Meteorology at Plymouth State University.
On September 21, 1938 one of the most powerful storms of the twentieth century came unannounced into the lives of New Yorkers and New Englanders, leaving utter devastation in its wake. The Great Hurricane, as it came to be known, changed everything, from the landscape and its inhabitants’ lives, to Weather Bureau practices, to the measure and kind of relief New Englanders would receive during the Great Depression and the resulting pace of regional economic recovery. For more information, contact the Pease Public Library at 603-536-2616.
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Professor Harp Blues Band at Pitman’s Friday night Lakeland School students raise funds for Children’s Auction MEREDITH — Jayda Glines and Michele Loyer of Lakeland School in Meredith came up with a Halloween candy collection box for Operation Gratitude for our Troops. Lakeland School students are encouraged to participate in two community service projects during the school year and this seemed like a very sweet way to help. Jayda a 3rd grader and Michele a 7th grader spread the word with flyers and their school mates came in the next day with trick or treat candy to donate. The girls collected 26 pounds and brought it to the Children’s Dentistry of the Lakes Region. Dr. Kennel and Dr. Smith invited kids to donate their candy in exchange for each pound they would get $1 in cash. Jayda and Michele received $26 and the girls had hopes in helping with the candy shipping cost, but seeing a collection bucket for the WLNH Children’s Auction, they put $20 in the bucket. Jayda left thinking that, she and Michele would buy cat litter for the Humane Society with the other $6. Once Jayda had a moment to reflect and to realize what the Children’s Auction does, she ran back in and put the other $6 in the donation bucket for the WLNH Children’s Auction.
Franklin VNA & Hospice holding open house on Tuesday
LACONIA — The Professor Harp Blues Band will perform at Pitman’s Freight Room on Friday, Nov. 15 at 8 p.m. Admission is $12. Pitman’s is a BYOB venue. Although born and raised as Hugh Holmes of Boston, Mass., the emanations from his harmonica and vocals make it clear that Professor Harp has the blues of Texas and the whole wide Delta coursing through his veins. Primarily playing a sparse, yet full-sounding brand of no-nonsense, no-frills Texas style blues, Professor Harp specializes in what he calls, ‘roots music’. “It’s whatever makes me feel good and moves me, so to speak.” Indeed it has evolved while continuing to move audiences for decades. Under the influence of many diverse blues greats, Professor Harp has developed a robust playing style. He often utilizes the Leslie rotating-speaker sound
system to give his harp a Hammond organ timbre, while he alternately and simultaneously employs the standard or traditional ‘electrified’ blues harp. The Professor tops this off by singing the blues with an infectious fervor, supported at his strictest insistence by only top-flight musicians on guitar, bass, and drums. Professor Harp performed with various bands throughout the Northeast including legends Solomon Burke and Luther ‘Guitar Jr.’ Johnson and played live on NBC’s Today Show. Among the legions of hot performances at rocking blues clubs, the memories that often stand out for The Professor are the nights his harp helped to swell the room, in a spontaneous jam with his old mentor, the inimitable bluesman Muddy Waters. Professor Harp will perform with Howard Randall and his band. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
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FRANKLIN — To celebrate National Home Care & Hospice month, Franklin VNA & Hospice will hold an Open House on Tuesday, November 19. The two sessions will be between 2-4 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. Jane White, Executive Director of the agency, said “November is the month for recognizing the efforts of all Home Care & Hospice staff. We think this is the perfect time for the people in the communities we serve to come and meet our staff and see our facility”. Franklin VNA is in its 69th year of providing home care services to people in Franklin and surrounding towns, including Andover, Belmont, Canterbury, Hill, Northfield, Salisbury, Sanbornton, Tilton, Webster and other towns as requested. White says “Our clinical staff works with the patient and the patient’s physician to develop a plan of care tailored to meet the individual’s needs. We offer skilled nursing, therapies, homemaker and supportive services, and community health education and clinics. In 2005, we were certified by Medicare as a licensed Hospice agency and we have provided end of life care to hundreds of patients, caregivers and families in the ensuing eight years.” Staff will be on hand for both sessions and Ms. White explained that anyone who wishes to speak with a staff member about a particular patient, family or illness may set up a separate appointment for privacy’s sake. For further information, please call (603) 934-3454.
Senior Moment-um to have lunch & a movie Nov. 18
GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department will be sponsoring a Senior Momentum program on Monday, November 18 and will meet at the Community Church, Fellowship Hall at 11:30 a.m. for lunch and a movie. To get into the holiday spirit the holiday classic “Christmas Story” will be shown. The movie and coffee are free of charge. Lunch will be available for anyone interested at $2 per person which includes homemade beef stew and bread. Participants are asked to RSVP by November 15 by calling the Gilford Parks and Rec Dept. at 527-4722.
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Ray Burton received prestigious Blair Award from Plymouth State University PLYMOUTH — Plymouth State University has honored one of New Hampshire’s most recognized public servants with its highest award for public service. Raymond S. Burton, a member of the New Hampshire Executive Council and a Grafton County Commissioner, has long been a symbol of public service in the state. And now, his alma mater, Plymouth State University, whose own motto is Ut Prosim (“That I May Serve”), has honored Burton with its Henry W. Blair Award for Distinguished Public Service. The University’s honor of Burton was bestowed a short time prior to his death at age 74. Burton passed away on Nov. 12 as a result of complications
from kidney cancer. Plymouth State University President Sara Jayne Steen presented the award to Burton. “Ray Burton is there for everyone, advocating for what is fair and right, tireless in his commitment,” Steen said. “At his core, Ray values New Hampshire and, by his presence, he makes it a better place. He is a true native son of the Granite State, and Plymouth State University is proud to honor him.” “I was honored to receive the Henry Blair Award from President Sara Jayne Steen,” Burton said. “It was humbling to know that I won such a prestigious recognition. I have always been proud to be a member of the Class of 1962 and for the last 51 years
have done my best to prolege, began his career as mote this great institua school teacher and printion.” cipal. He later became an New Hampshire Goveradjunct faculty member nor Maggie Hassan called in Plymouth State’s Burton “one of the most Department of Social Scidedicated and caring ences. After becoming a public servants the state member of the Executive of New Hampshire has Council in 1977, he estabever known.” lished an internship proMike Cryans, chair of gram for New Hampshire the Grafton County ComCollege students to learn mission, also shared his more about the workcongratulations. “We, the ings of state government. Grafton County family Many of Burton’s former of 90,000 residents, are interns are now in public thrilled for Ray, our long- Ray Burton (Courtesy photo) service. time public servant, for receiving the Former state senator and long-time Blair Award. Plymouth State Univerfriend Mark Hounsell recently cited sity has awarded this honor only two a well-known observation of Daniel other times, so we know how special Webster to describe the essence of Ray this tribute is to Ray. We are so happy Burton, “What a man does for others, and proud for him.” not what they do for him, gives him Burton was well known for his immortality.” long established practice with every Burton, a Bath native, was a politinewly-appointed state commissioner cal institution in the Granite State, and department head to take them having served as the Sergeant of on a personally-guided tour of the Arms of the New Hampshire House of North Country. He insists that every Representatives and the State Senate state official be familiar with the before his first election to the Execuplaces, people, and concerns of New tive Council in 1977. Hampshire citizens who live and The Henry W. Blair Award is named work “north of Concord.” As Executive for a former New Hampshire represenCouncilor for District I, Burton repretative and senator. Blair, a Plymouthsented 102 cities and towns in seven area lawyer, served as a lieutenant counties comprising about 75 percent colonel in the Civil War before his elecof the state’s land mass. Nevertheless, tion to Congress in 1866. Elected to his loyal constituents often boasted the U.S. Senate in 1878, Blair served that if more than three people are on the Committee on Education and holding a meeting in any part of the Labor where he was a strong advocate district, Ray Burton will be there. for reforms ranging from women’s sufBurton, a 1962 graduate of what frage to improving the nation’s system was then Plymouth Teachers Colof public education.
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ings Bank (61 Laconia Road, near the Tilt’N Diner) from 6–7 p.m. Seating is limited. To make a complimentary reservation, call Pam Hannan at (603) 934-8372 or 1-800821-1776. Independence Financial Advisors has been serving the financial management needs of northern New England residents, businesses, and non-profit institutions since 1995. A wholly-owned subsidiary of Franklin Savings Bank, IFA provides expertise and resources primarily from their Main Office shared with FSB at 387 Central Street in Franklin.
Gilford Parks & Rec to hold cross country ski lessons at Bolduc Park
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GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department will be offering four weeks of Cross Country Ski Lessons at Bolduc Park this winter. Lessons begin on Saturday, January 4 and will continue through January 25 (in the event a day is cancelled because of poor weather, it will be made up the week(s) following January 25). Lessons begin at 10 a.m. and rental skis may be picked up at 9 a.m.
at Piche’s Ski Shop. Registration forms are available at the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department, Bolduc Park and Piche’s Ski Shop. Mail, fax or drop off registrations directly to Piche’s Ski Shop. Cost is $70 per person including rental equipment, $40 per person if using your own equipment. For more information contact Bob or Pat Bolduc at 524-2068.
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Today’s Birthdays: Actress Kathleen Hughes is 85. Former MLB All-Star Jimmy Piersall is 84. Jazz musician Ellis Marsalis is 79. Composer Wendy Carlos is 74. Writer P.J. O’Rourke is 66. Zydeco singer-musician Buckwheat Zydeco is 66. Britain’s Prince Charles is 65. Rock singermusician James Young is 64. Singer Stephen Bishop is 62. Blues musician Anson Funderburgh is 59. Pianist Yanni is 59. Actress Laura San Giacomo is 52. Actor D.B. Sweeney is 52. Actor Patrick Warburton is 49. Rock musician Nic Dalton is 49. Country singer Rockie Lynne is 49. Pop singer Jeanette Jurado is 48. Retired MLB All-Star pitcher Curt Schilling is 47. Rock musician Brian Yale is 45. Rock singer Butch Walker is 44. Actor Josh Duhamel is 41. Rock musician Travis Barker is 38. Actor Brian Dietzen is 36. Rock musician Tobin Esperance (Papa Roach) is 34. Actor Graham Patrick Martin is 22.
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The minor win you experience will give you fresh energy for when you return to your mountainous endeavor tomorrow. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Some believe that giving children too many things robs them of their creativity. Today it may feel as though you have too many resources to be creative. What would you do if you had less? How would you make due? AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Usually, it’s important to make your deal before you start doing the work. But in today’s case, you would be wise to do a small chunk of the work before you make a deal so you better understand all that’s involved in this job. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). It’s better to contribute meaningful, useful work to the world and not be famous than to be famous and make headlines for doing ordinary things that other people do every day. TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Nov. 14). Think of yourself as having plenty of time and freedom. You can afford to experiment, and it makes your life richer and more interesting to do so. New friends next month fit in beautifully with the old. Affections develop fast and run deep. There are windfalls in January and July. September brings a move. Libra and Sagittarius people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 20, 1, 22, 37 and 41.
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ARIES (March 21-April 19). Maybe it’s because you’ve been so effective at this in the past, but today it’s as though everyone is coming to you with the same imperative: “Make me feel important!” Rest assured, you’ll get something out of it, too. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Your wonderfully functioning brain has developed a number of ways to help you manage. Some of those ways no longer suit you, but you are not your brain’s habits! Separate the two and stop feeling guilty, and change will be easier. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Those who think charm is about saying astute, adorable or funny things have it all wrong. You know the secret: Charm is the art of making other people feel pumped up, usually because you listened to them. CANCER (June 22-July 22). There’s something on the table to be won by the person who can make the best case for it. Examine this prize carefully, though. It may not be worthwhile. Perhaps the real winner of the argument will be the one who walks away. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You will be unflappable and accepting of others. This takes confidence and is only possible because you feel that if you really need to defend yourself, it will be easy for you to do. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). If you want your time and attention to be your own today, try to listen for where conversations are headed and get out while the getting’s good. Otherwise, you’ll be on the receiving end of a long, boring story about nothing. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). In days of old, life was hard until it got harder. Children worked, everyone struggled to eat, and life was a daily battle. Comparatively, life now is pretty good for a lot of people. That’s why you don’t feel inclined to put up with whining in any form. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Those who have nothing to say but say it anyway will make whimsical connections that over the course of time may prove more meaningful than you might have expected. So listen to everyone. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Take time off from that ambitious project you’ve been working on to accomplish a simple, small task.
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––––––– ALMANAC ––––––– Today is Thursday, Nov. 14, the 318th day of 2013. There are 47 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 14, 1862, during the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln gave the go-ahead for Maj. Gen. Ambrose Burnside’s plan to capture the Confederate capital of Richmond; the resulting Battle of Fredericksburg proved a disaster for the Union. On this date: In 1851, Herman Melville’s novel “Moby-Dick; Or, The Whale” was first published in the United States. In 1881, Charles J. Guiteau went on trial for assassinating President James A. Garfield. (Guiteau was convicted and hanged the following year.) In 1889, inspired by Jules Verne, New York World reporter Nellie Bly (Elizabeth Cochrane) set out to travel around the world in less than 80 days. (She made the trip in 72 days.) In 1910, Eugene B. Ely became the first aviator to take off from a ship as his Curtiss pusher rolled off a sloping platform on the deck of the scout cruiser USS Birmingham off Hampton Roads, Va. In 1922, the British Broadcasting Co. began its domestic radio service. In 1940, during World War II, German planes destroyed most of the English town of Coventry. In 1944, Tommy Dorsey and his orchestra recorded “Opus No. 1” for RCA Victor. In 1969, Apollo 12 blasted off for the moon. In 1970, a chartered Southern Airways DC-9 crashed while trying to land in Huntington, W.Va., killing all 75 people on board, including the Marshall University football team and its staff. In 1972, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above the 1,000 level for the first time, ending the day at 1,003.16. In 1986, the Securities and Exchange Commission imposed a $100 million penalty against inside-trader Ivan F. Boesky and barred him from working again in the securities industry. In 1997, a jury in Fairfax, Va., decided that Pakistani national Aimal Khan Kasi should get the death penalty for gunning down two CIA employees outside agency headquarters. Ten years ago: John Kerry became the second Democratic hopeful to opt out of public financing for his presidential run, following the example of rival Howard Dean. Five years ago: A lunar probe from India made a planned crash-landing onto the surface of the moon. Space shuttle Endeavour and a crew of seven blasted into the night sky, bound for the international space station. One year ago: President Barack Obama held his first news conference since winning a second term. He challenged congressional Republicans to let taxes rise on the wealthiest Americans, saying that would ease the threat of another recession as the nation faced the “fiscal cliff” of expiring tax breaks and across-the-board spending cuts scheduled to take effect at the start of 2013. Baseball’s Cy Young Awards went to Tampa Bay’s David Price in the American League and R.A. Dickey of the New York Mets in the National League.
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CALENDAR TODAY’S EVENTS Vetflix and the New Hampshire Veteran’s Home are conducting a film festival to celebrate those who defended our freedom. 3:30 p.m. at the Veteran’s Home in Tilton. At 6:30 p.m. active duty members of the Navy Moblie Construction Battalions share what it’s like serving in today’s post 9-11 military in ‘SeebeeTV: Meet Today’s Active Duty Seabees’. Films are hour long. Pitman’s Freight room hosts Roberto Morbioli Blues Band. 8 p.m. at the Fright Room on New Salem Street in Laconia. Admission is $12. BYOB. For more information visit www.pitmansfrightroom.com. Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours event hosted by the Franklin Opera House in Franklin. 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Franklin Opera House in downtown Franklin. Refreshments will be served. Live entertainment provided by the Franklin Footlight Theater Company. Bill Graham’s “Blueprints for the Holidays” is being presented by the Opechee Garden Club at 7 p.m. at the Gilford Community Church. The public is invited to this evening of ideas for holiday decorating. Floral arrangements will be auctioned off at the end of the evening. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for light refreshments. Donation of $5 requested. For more information call 520-0578 or email email@example.com. Personal finance workshop and potluck dinner, 6-8 p.m., Laconia Middle School. Free. Hosted by Appalachian Mountain Teen Project. For more information, call 273-0861. Historian Mike Mckinley of Bristol presents a program on the last major battle between two wooden ships The USS Kearsarge and the Confederate Ship Alabama. 7 p.m. at the Lane Tavern in Sanbornton. Al-Anon Meeting at the Congregational Church Parish House (18 Veterans Square) in Laconia. 8 to 9:15 p.m. each Thursday. Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 645-9518. Plymouth Area Chess Club meets Thursdays from 7-9 p.m. at Starr King Fellowship, 101 Fairgrounds Road. Form more information call George at 536-1179. American Legion Post #1 Bingo. Every Thursday night at 849 N. Main Street in Laconia. Doors open at 4 p.m. Bingo starts at 6:30. Knitting at Belmont Public Library. 6 p.m. Chess Club at the Goss Reading Room (188 Elm Street) in Laconia. 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. each Thursday. All ages and skill levels welcome. We will teach. Giggles & Grins playgroup at Family Resource Center in downtown Laconia (719 No. Main Street, Laconia). Free group for parents children from birth through age 5. For more information call 524-1741. Visit the Gilman Library in Alton on Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. for a thought provoking game of chess and Pajama Story Time with Miss Bailey. Boards and game pieces for chess will be provided. Families Sharing Without Shame, an open meeting for parents to discuss their child’s drug addiction, alcoholism and recovery. 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursdays, except Holidays, Concord Hospital’s Fresh Start Therapy Room. For more information call 568-0533. Tea Time at the Hall Memorial Library. 4-4:30 p.m. Meredith Library events. Knotty Knitters at the Meredith Library 10 a.m. to noon. Mystery Book Group featuring the book Winter of the Wolf Moon by Steve Hamilton. 10:30 a.m. to noon. Library Writer’s Group 6:30-7:30 p.m.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15 Gilford High School theater program presents the musical comedy, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. 7 p.m. in the GHS auditorium. Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for students and senior citizens.
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Party on November 25 Community Land Trust celebrates 20 years to recognize service of Planning Commission director Kimon Koulet
Kimon Koulet (Courtesy photo)
MEREDITH — The Lakes Region Planning Commission (LRPC) invites local and elected officials, interested parties, and the public to stop by and bid farewell to Kimon Koulet in appreciation of his many years of service as LRPC’s executive director on Monday, November 25 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m at the Chase House in downtown Meredith. LRPC encourages all who are interested in attending to RSVP by November 18, to Marie Gelinas, 2798171 or email at email@example.com.
Breast Cancer and Beyond group to meet on November 25 at LRGH LACONIA — The November Breast Cancer and Beyond gathering will be on Monday, November 25, from 4:30-6 p.m. Brian Paterson, ND of the Holistic Health Center will provide an overview on the benefit of relaxation techniques to promote health and enhance physical functioning. There will also be an opportunity to participate in the practice of “Guided Imagery”. The remaining time will be used for socializing, sharing and support. The gathering will be held at the Women’s Imaging Center located at Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia. RSVP appreciated but not required. For more information on the Breast Cancer and Beyond Support Program, contact Ginny Witkin (vwitkin@lrgh. org) at 527-2940.
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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15 The Ladies Auxiliary of the Meredith American Legion is hosting a Pot Luck dinner from 5-7 p.m. at the Meredith Legion post in Meredith. $5 fee for dinner. All proceeds will be used to help homeless veterans in New Hampshire. Pure Life Meditation Center in Plymouth presents Nashville songwriter Christopher Williams in concert. 7-9:30 p.m. Meredith Library events. Tot Time Story Time 9:3010:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. to noon. Genealogy Lock-In featuring a pizza dinner. 5-8 p.m. Those dining are asked to bring $5. Informational sign up meeting for people interested in performing improv and comedy or who like participating in backstage technical work. 5 p.m. at the Congregational Church of Laconia. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org.
LACONIA — Nearly 100 members, residents, funders, and supporters of Laconia Area Community Land Trust (LACLT) recently gathered at the Belknap Mill to celebrate LACLT’s 20th anniversary. State Senator Jeanie Forrester surprised founding Executive Director Linda L. Harvey with a NH Senate Resolution recognizing the Land Trust’s 20 years of affordable housing development as well as Harvey’s 20 years of service to LACLT. In its 20 years, LACLT has developed 220 units of permanently affordable housing in 63 buildings in Laconia, Meredith, Tilton and Wolfeboro, At the Laconia Area Community Land Trust’s 20th anniversary celebration at the Belknap Mill, from co-developed 32 units left, NH State Rep. Don Flanders; NH State Rep. Ian Raymond; Linda Harvey, Executive Director of LACLT; and NH State Sen. Jeanie Forrester. (Courtesy photo) in Belmont, and has 24 units now under construction in Wolfeboro. LACLT has provided housing and supexperience having lived in a LACLT property. “My portive services to more than 1,500 adults and children daughter could move into a safe affordable place, and and is currently housing over 400 adults and children. then she could plan the rest of her life,” Lowe said, At the same time, LACLT has provided transitional adding that as a board member, “I am a resident rephousing to 65 formerly homeless families; provided more resentative. I get to be a voice of the residents.” than 2,000 people with free first-time home buyer and New Board Chair Ryan Barton addressed the financial management education; created 285 first-time group by video, noting that LACLT “impacts families homeowners who purchased $42.4 million in real estate, so significantly, as it directly battles homelessness, invested $66+ million in the Lakes Region, and paid over unsafe housing, lack of family support, instability $2 million in property taxes. and it does so with a stewardship mentality, making “The Land Trust is Laconia’s Big Papi,” comthe most of every resource available.” Barton added, mented Laconia’s Mayor Mike Seymour, who served “The needs are great and I know of no better team, as the event’s master of ceremonies. He added, “It no more effective organization to address them, than wouldn’t have happened without the passion of the the Laconia Area Community Land Trust.” staff, board and volunteers.” The event was generously sponsored by Meredith Outgoing Board Chair Peter Stewart welcomed new Village Savings Bank and The Hodges Companies, board members Rick Fogg of Alton and Geoff Ruggles with additional support from NeighborWorks® of Gilford. Board member Kerri Lowe spoke of her jourAmerica. Food and beverage sponsors were T-Bones ney as a single parent purchasing her first home with & CJ’s of Laconia and Hermit Woods Winery, and help from LACLT. Lowe also described her daughter’s the music was provided by Peter Brunette.
Barnstead farm to host Festival of Trees Nov. 22-24 BARNSTEAD — Sticks & Stones Farm of Center Barnstead will be hosting the Annual Festival of Trees event Friday, November 22-Sunday, November 24. Join local businesses throughout Belknap County to vote for your favorite decorated tree. This funfilled, family event includes sleigh rides, hot cocoa/ hot cider, marshmallow toasting, baked goods, carolers and pictures with Santa on Saturday and Sunday. Admission is $5 per person or $20 max per car. 6 and under free. Proceeds will benefit the Greater Lakes Child
Hall Memorial Library. Sit and Knit 2-5 p.m. Library Live Chat, 4 p.m. The Lakes Region Planning Commission hosts a regional Transportation Workshop at the Meredith Community Center from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. For more information about the workshop call 279-8171. The Winnipesaukee Playhouse presents Mary Chase’s Pulitzer Prize winning comedy Harvey. 7:30 p.m. at the Theater in Meredith. Tickets are $18 for orchestra and $10 for balcony. To purchase tickets or for more information visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org or call 279-0333. Al-Anon Meeting at the Congregational Church Parish House (18 Veterans Square) in Laconia. 9:30 to 11 a.m. each Friday. Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 6459518. Giggles & Grins playgroup at Family Resource Center in downtown Laconia (719 No. Main Street, Laconia). Free group for parents children from birth through age 5. For more information call 524-1741.
Advocacy Center (GLCAC) of Belknap County. The Greater Lakes Child Advocacy Center is a non-profit that serves children between the ages of 2 and 18 who have been victims of crime; specifically sexual abuse, physical abuse and witnesses to violence. The GLCAC provides direct service forensic interviews, coordination of child abuse investigations, referrals to medical/mental health treatment and community outreach through awareness and prevention trainings. To purchase a tree for your business call 524-5497. Trees are $45 and decorating times are November 21 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and November 22 10 a.m.-1 p.m. For more information visit Facebook at https:// www.facebook.com/GreaterLakesCAC.
Kids’ dance party in Gilford on Friday night
GILFORD — Looking for something fun to do with your elementary school age kids this weekend? Put your dancing shoes on and come to the Gilford Youth Center on Friday, November 15 from 5:30 -8:30 p.m. for a Kids Dance Party to Benefit the WLNH Children’s Auction. A DJ will provide the tunes, we will provide refreshments and prizes, and you bring the fun. Elementary school age children from all communities are welcome. For more information or to RSVP, call 393-5891 or e-mail email@example.com . A donation of $10 per child or $15 for a family is requested.
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Country Cottage given ‘Patrioric Employer’ award Moulton Farm launches NEW HAMPTON — Country Cottage Furniture, located on Route 104 in New Hampton, was awarded the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Patriotic Employer Award. This award was nominated by employee, Justin Sargent of the New Hampshire Army National Guard. Justin was deployed to the Middle East with the Guard along with other members of the 3643rd of Somersworth. The Patriotic Employer Award was hand delivered to Peter Rudis, owner of Country Cottage Furniture, by Vic Rogers, Director of Military Outreach for the New Hampshire Committee, ESGR, a Presentation of Patriotic Employer Award; Donna Rudis, Vic Rogers – ESGR presenter, Peter Rudis and Department of Defense Army National Guard Sergeant Justin Sargent. (Courtesy photo) volunteer organization that supports all reserve components. ingly allowed me the time needed for military trainThis honor signifies patriotic recognition, suping and deployment”. After Sergeant Justin Sargent port, and cooperation between Reserve Component returned from being deployed, his job was waiting service members and their civilian employers. The for him at Country Cottage Furniture. Rudis has award recognizes employers that support our citizen hired other Army National Guard members, one of soldiers and make allowances for flexible schedules, whom recently deployed to Afghanistan. time off prior to and after deployment, caring for When interviewed by Vic Rogers, NH Committee families and granting leaves of absence if needed. ESGR, Rudis explained that the outstanding qualiSergeant Justin Sargent stated in his nomination ties that he respects in hiring military personnel are for the award that “Mr. Peter Rudis has always been their work ethic, professionalism, time management supportive of my reserve obligation and has willskills and an overall can-do attitude.
MEREDITH — The weather has turned colder, but it hasn’t cooled down in the kitchen at Moulton Farm in Meredith. The farm’s kitchen is staying busy and farm chef Jonathan Diola and Tricia Lutkus, the farm’s talented baker, are continuing to prepare tasty food to make weeknight dinners and the holidays easier. For busy weekdays, the farm has just started its “Farm Meals for You” program. On Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays Diola and Lutkus will prepare a three- course dinner including appetizer, entrée and dessert that will include ingredients grown at the farm. The menu will change weekly with the complete three course meal ranging in prices from $13 to $18 plus tax. The choices will be announced on the farm’s Facebook page and at moultonfarm.com/ farm-kitchen. “Just call us no later than noon of the day you want the meal. By 4 p.m. your meal will be ready for you to pick up, reheat and enjoy,” says John Moulton, owner of Moulton Farm. “It’s a way to have a delicious meal without the work.” The farm kitchen will also be offering pies, breads, desserts, appetizers and side dishes for the upcoming holidays. “Several years ago we started doing this for Thanksgiving,” explains Moulton. “Our customers kept asking for us to expand the program, so this year the farm kitchen team will be preparing items for holiday parties, Christmas and even New Year celebrations since the farm market, which carries a range of items including fresh seafood and locally grown meats, and kitchen will be open until December 31 this year. We’ve even used season extending techniques so we should still be harvesting some fresh produce into December.”
Program on vibrant New Hampshire Boat Museum gives Larry Houle longevity at Wesley Woods the Hank Why Volunteer of the Year award
WOLFEBORO — New Hampshire Boat Museum honored Larry Houle of Alton Bay with the Hank Why Volunteer Award at this year’s annual Volunteer Cookout. Over 170 museum volunteers were on hand to thank Larry for his many years of dedicated and loyal service to the Museum. Outgoing Board Chair, Rick Kourian presented Larry with a plaque thanking him for his contributions to the Museum. The Hank Why Volunteer Award is named for long-time NH Boat Museum Board Chair, Volunteer Larry Houle (right) with former NH Boat Museum Chair Hank Why (left) after Larry received Hank Why who retired the Hank Why Volunteer Award. (Courtesy photo) from his position in 2012. This yearly award is given out to a Museum prestigious national boating magazines. volunteer who has shown exemplary dedication and Rick Kourian remarked “We appreciate all that devotion to some aspect of the Museum’s operations. Larry has done for the Boat Museum over the years. Larry Houle provides a valuable service to the Thanks to Larry’s talents, dedication, and willingNH Boat Museum as volunteer photographer. His ness to assist the Museum at every event, we have a remarkable photos are used to document events, valuable high-quality array of photographs. Like so as well as for publicity, the website, Facebook, the many of our volunteers, Larry gives of his time selfmuseum’s newsletter, and for special publications. lessly, for which we are very grateful.” Most recently, his photographs of the Alton Bay Each year, over 200 volunteers contribute countBoat Show were selected by Classic Boating Magaless hours to the Boat Museum’s many programs. zine to illustrate an article on the Museum’s annual The annual Volunteer Cookout held at Camp boat show. Earlier in the year, his photos illustrated Belknap is the Museum’s way of saying thank you an article on the NH Boat Museum for Brass Bell to these integral volunteers who keep the Museum Magazine. His photographs provided invaluable running. exposure on the NH Boat Museum in these two
GILFORD — On Friday November 22 at 11 a.m, Wesley Woods will welcome Kelly Lang from Green Life Wellness. Kelly will discuss vibrant longevity. In this workshop Kelly will identify some of the key factors in premature aging, as well as the key elements necessary for aging gracefully. Topics will include identifying nutritional deficiencies, toxicity, improving cellular health and maintaining optimum brain function as we age. Kelly Lang is an integrative nutrition trained and certified health coach, mother of 4, and founder of Green Life Wellness, a holistic health coaching practice. Contact Stace at 603-528-2555 or sdhendricks@ wesleywoodsnh.org for more information or to sign up for this class. A light lunch will be served.
Coffee roaster to talk at Guys’ Night Out meeting
GILFORD — Guys’ Night Out at Gilford Community Church will be held on Thursday, November 21 at 6 p.m. The speaker for the event will be Brad Fitzgerald, owner and operator of the successful “Woodshed Roasting Company” in the Gilford/Laconia Business Park. He will be speaking on the special blends that his company roasts for restaurants and retail stores. Dinner will be catered by Ellie Murphy. The cost is $11. All men in the Lakes Region are invited to attend. Reservations requested by Monday, November 18. For more information or to register call 524-6057.
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Dear Annie: I am madly in love with my ex-fiancee. We have been separated since March but have been talking about getting back together and starting a family. The problem is, while we were separated, I slept with another woman. It happened at a weak point in my life, and I don’t plan to do it again. Now the other woman says she is pregnant. I have asked for proof, but she hasn’t provided any. We did use a condom, but it broke. Should I tell my almost-fiancee or wait until I have physical proof? I know if I tell her, she will be immensely hurt and may never want to see me again. I don’t want to lose the love of my life and my best friend over this. Please help me. -- On a Break Dear Break: It is always a bad idea to begin a relationship with dishonesty. Word is likely to get back to your fiancee, so you must tell her first. Don’t make excuses for your behavior. Take responsibility, tell her you are deeply sorry, and ask for forgiveness. Say that you understand she is disappointed and hurt, and that you will give her as much time as she needs to think about your future together. We hope she decides to give you another chance, and that you will be worthy of her trust. Dear Annie: I have been disabled for several years. I have a hip problem and arthritis in both legs, so I need to use the handicapped toilet stall because of its higher seat and room for mobility. I use a cane to get around, so it’s obvious I have a hard time walking. There are times when I need a wheelchair. You would think that Jill Q. Public would be courteous, and in most cases, they are. However, I have encountered women who let children play in the handicapped stall for a half-hour and, once, a young woman who specifically wanted that stall
even though there were others available. I even have been shoved aside because of the race to get in. Just because I move slower doesn’t mean my need isn’t as urgent. Please, ladies, life is challenging enough without this kind of rudeness. Consider how you would want to be treated if you were in my shoes. -- Vermont Reader Dear Vermont: We cannot understand how anyone would deny the use of a handicapped stall to someone who requires it. Please don’t be reluctant to speak up if someone grabs that stall while you are waiting. Here’s the rule: The handicapped stall may be used by an able-bodied person provided no one needs it, no other stall is available and you will be quick. When you can wait for a regular stall, please do so. Dear Annie: I have a response for “Waiting for Your Answer,” who complained that every time he went to the bank, the greeter at the door and the tellers made small talk with the customers. He said it took up too much time. Apparently, he’s never worked with the public. I work in a bank. My employers have told us to be friendly to the customers. If it’s a regular customer, we might ask about the family or their job. To me, that is simply personalized service. I prefer to do business where someone will acknowledge me rather than ignore me. If “Waiting” doesn’t want to be spoken to, he has three options: One, ignore their friendly questions. Two, complain to the person in charge. Three, take his business elsewhere, where they move people through like robots on a conveyer belt. “Waiting” needs to learn to stop and smell the roses -- or start earlier. -- Glad To Be a Friendly Customer Service Rep
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2006 Ford Fusion SEL- Only 58,000 miles, 4-cylinder, 5-speed manual, loaded, moon roof. $7,800. 603-387-7784
RESPONSIBLE lady will run light errands in Gilford/Lakes Region area. Reasonable rates. Brenda 207-949-4993.
BELMONT 2 bedroom, 1st floor, coin-op laundry and storage space in basement, $235/wk including heat, electric & hot water, 524-1234, www.whitemtrentals.com.
Thrift & Gift a unique non-profit thrift store. 80 Bean Rd. Center Harbor Christian Church. Bring a non-perishable food item, get 10% off your total. Mon-Sat. 10am-4pm 253-8008.
Autos $_TOP dollar paid for junk cars & trucks. Available 7-days a week. P3!s Towing. 630-3606 1998 Chevy K1500, 4X4 Extended Cab. Good tires/interior, hitch, bed liner, 109K, $4,995. 603-524-1895. 1998 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4WD. Well maintained Florida vehicle. $2,800. 603-998-3131 1999 F-150 4X4. Needs work, best offer. Portable bob house “Clam Junior”, $100. Cross Country skis, make offer. 393-2570 or 393-2733
2009 Lincoln MKZ Sedan- 28,500 miles, detailed & inspected, AWD. $17,500. Contact Pat 603-998-3579 CASH paid for unwanted or junk cars and trucks. Same day service possible. 603-231-2859. PAYING top $ for your unwanted vehicles. Call for pricing and specific purchasing areas. Northwood Auto Salvage. 603-942-6105
BOATS 14 Aluminum Row Boat, with 10.5 hp Johnson motor, year unknown. Includes gas tank, marine battery, with all lighting, anchor, horning, fire extinguisher, first aid kit. No Trailer. $300 or BO. 524-1283
For Rent ALTON, one bedroom, heat/elec, hot water included, $800/month. 603-534-7589. 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.) BEAUTIFUL/FURNISHED one bedroom apartment. Country setting. Common area kitchen and bath shared with one another. Second tenant only home 2 weekends per month. Single occupancy only no doubles. $700 per month including everything and cable. 603-759-2895
BELMONT- 2 Bedroom Duplex on wooded lot $850/month + utilities. Call GCE Apartments @ 267-8023 NO PETS BELMONT- Nice, one bedroom, second floor apartment on horse farm, with home office. Heat and hot water included, dogs considered. $800. per month plus one months security deposit. For application and showing contact Amy at 603-520-0314 leave message. BELMONT: Nice, quiet 2 bedroom upstairs. $215/week plus utilities. Security and references required. 630-1296. DOWNTOWN LACONIA Single Adult 1 Bedroom Apt. Includes Heat and Hot Water, No Pets, References. $140 Week, 2 Weeks Security. Call 455-5343
2002 Cadillac Seville 72K miles. Great condition $4,500 Or best offer. 832-3535
EXPERIENCED Housecleaner looking for jobs; Great work. Great references. Moderate charges. Please call 998-2601.
2005 Mercury Sable LS Premium, moon-roof, 77K, mint condition, custom stereo, new tires. $7,500/OBO. 603-253-7015
RESPONSIBLE lady will do elder sitting. Greater Gilford area. Reasonable rates. References available. Brenda 207-949-4993
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Hunting & Sporting Auction Sat. Nov. 16th Leavitt Park, 334 Elm St. Laconia, NH 10 am - Preview 8 am Guns- antique, black powder & modern, decoys, many knives, prints, ephemera, decorative objects, etc.
David Cross lic. 2487 * Buyer Premium $10 modern gun fee * Catered Phone 603-832-1015 email: firstname.lastname@example.org Photos & listing at auctionzip.com ID 4217
Log on to: www.auctionzip.com ID#5134, for 350 photos 1938 Walt Disney masks (7), Hussar fur hat, 1913 Boy Scout 10 pin game, 5 Steiff animals, 1860 Louisiana uncut sheet $50!s, 1877!s trade dollar, 17 silver $, 14 lg. cents, 1798 lg. cent, 23 IKE!s, Canadian, silver dimes, 16 Kennedy!s, more, 100 pieces of Belleek, 6 Quality crazy quilts, carnival glass,art glass, lots of depression, Hawkes tumblers, many books; 50 Tarzan, Charles Dickens, many NH books, Bobbsie Twins, hundreds of children!s, 20 old puzzles, comics, lots of marbles, Ted Williams pin and medal old signs, NH boat plates, brass cannon, baskets, sterling, gold rings, 2 cast iron banks, 100 pez, 24 Hess trucks NIB, Exceptional butter churn, deer head, antique bench drill, Russian sword, country primitives, Orientalia, Rare apple press paddle, oxen yoke, 1920!s Paris Toboggan, silver wine cup, 2 Federal spoons, Maxfield Parrish 1928 “Reveries”, 12-1940!s Ronson cig lighters, cap guns, 50 Asian block prints, Robert Eric Moore & Herman Rose artwork, fine Danish needlepoint sampler, the gallery is full!!
Held At 274 Main St. Tilton, N.H. (same location - 23 years!) 603-286-2028 • email@example.com Lic # 2975, Buyers premium, cash, check, credit cards.
CENTER Harbor - Seeking mature individual for 1 bedroom house. Quiet private location near town/beach/all services. No pets or smoking. $875/month includes heat and electric. 387-6774.
LACONIA 2 Br house on large in town lot. Newly renovated, must be seen to appreciate. Hardwood floors, 16! x 14! deck, full basement with washer/dryer hook up. $1150 plus utilities. Non smoking. 603-455-5253
CENTER HARBOR House- 1 bedroom, year round, central propane heat. Credit report required, security, lease, no pets/no smoking, tenant pays utilities. Call between 5pm-8pm. $400/Month. 603-253-6924
Laconia 2-bedroom house. FHW oil, Washer/Dryer hook-ups, Nice yard. $850/month. No smoking/No Pets. Jim 279-8247 LACONIA Roommate wanted to share personal home. Clean, quiet, sober environment. All inclusive, $140/week. 455-2014
DOWNTOWN Laconia. Large studio apartment. $145/week, utilities included. No parking or dogs. Security deposit & references required. For more info, call 524-4428
LACONIA DOWNTOWN Large 1 Bedroom. Updated, Includes Heat and Hot Water. No Pets, References. $170.Week/ 2 Weeks Security 603-455-5343
GILFORD Furnished 3-bedroom waterfront winter rental. Dock, washer & dryer. Available through May 31st. $900/mo. + Utilities. Oil heat. No pets. (603) 686-2982
LACONIA, Clean, 1 Bedroom Apartment, First Floor, Small Porch, Walking Distance to Library, $700/Month Includes heat. 524-2507
LACONIA- 1 bedroom apartment. Private, sunny ground floor, large living room, perfect for relaxation. Porch to enjoy yard. $750/Month, includes heat. 603-455-5253
Two bedroom with Iiving/dining room fireplace, small kitchen with stove, refrigerator & microwave, 2-car garage, storage, patio and yard. Available December. No pets/smoking. $950/Month, includes heat, water/sewer, trash, year round grounds maintenance. Electrtic additional. 603-528-0105 GILFORD- Small one bedroom cottage style house. No dogs, $600/month + utilities. 293-2750 GILFORD/GUNSTOCK ACRES 2 bedroom or 1 office apartment. Kitchen, living room dining room, washer/dryer, all new renovations, private property, heat/hot water included. No smoking/small pet possible. Security deposit. $850/Month. Work 508-826-0555 GILFORD: 1 Bedroom (possibly 2) apartment over country store. $900/month, everything included. Contact Lisa, Monday-Friday, 6am- 2pm for appointment, 293-8400 GILORD: Warm and cozy, one bedroom HOUSE, nice quiet location. Clean, freshly painted. One pet allowed. $680 a month. 566-6815 i LACONIA 1 bedroom $650/Month. Freshly painted, utilities not included. 581-6463 LACONIA 1 bedroom apt. near downtown. Second floor of duplex. Private outside deck. Heat hot water, cable, electric included. Laundry hookup at extra charge. Security deposit. $800/ month Call 455-9551. Laconia 2 bedroom apartment. 2nd floor, $800/Month + utilities. Washer/dryer hook-up, Low heat bills. Off-street parking. Available 12/7. 520-4348 LACONIA- 1 bedroom apartment. Newly renovated, Sunny 2nd floor near downtown. New washer & dryer. Heat/Hot water included. $800/Month Plus utilities. 387-0147
LACONIA- 1 bedroom, 3 room Messer St. Sunny 2nd floor, $170/Week, includes heat/electric. $600 security. 524-7793 or 832-3735 LACONIA1 Bedroom. $600/monthly + utilities. 2 Bedroom units starting at $850/month + utilities. Very clean with washer/dryer hookups. Call GCE Apartments @ 267-8023 NO PETS LACONIA- 1st floor 2-bedroom. $175/weekly, you pay all utilities. Monitor heat, no smoking/no pets, parking, security deposit & references. Call 286-4618 after 5:00 pm LACONIA- 2 bedroom. Close to schools, parks & downtown. $220/week, utilities included. Laundry on-site; parking. No dogs. Security deposit & references required. For more info, call 524-4428 LACONIA: 2 bedroom, 2nd floor in duplex building. $215/week, including heat, electric & hot water. 524-1234 www.whitemtrentals.com. LACONIA: Large 2-bedroom, first floor apartment. $800/month plus utilities. FIrst month free. Includes parking. No dogs. 934-8200, ask for Dez. LACONIA: Near downtown, 2nd floor, 2BR, $750 +utilities. References & $750 security deposit required. 387-3864. LACONIA: spacious one and two bedroom apartments available. Heat and hot water included in rent. On-site laundry, storage room and off-street parking. Close to pharmacy, schools and hospital. Security deposit required. EHO. Please call Julie at Stewart Property Mgt. (603) 524-6673
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LACONIA: Gilbert Apartments. Call for available apartments. 524-4428
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
2 end tables w/two drawers. $40/both. 3 tier table $30, Antique card table desk $75. 671-7049
54” round piece of tempered glass with scalloped edge. King Stearns & Foster mattress & box spring. Both free, you pick up. 508-783-7132
FREE Pickup of unwanted, useful items. Estates, homes, offices, cleaned out, yard sale items, scrap metals (603)930-5222.
MEREDITH VILLAGE 2BR, large living room, backyard deck, walk to village. Refs and security, no dogs. Available immediately. $735 a month. 630-5162 MEREDITH: 1 Bedroom, in-town with parking. $700/month includes heat. No smoking, no pets. Call 387-8356. NEW Hampton/ Meredith. Rooms for rent $125 and up. No pets, Coldwell Banker Old Mill Properties. 744-8144. Randy.
For Sale 2000 POLARIS 340 deluxe. Red, 3,000 miles, electric start, 50 picks, never been hit. $1,600. 744-3300 Mint Shape. 30 ft. Wooden Ladder, Snow Scoop and Roof Rake. 524-6145 36’ Electric Manlift, towable, 12VAC, new tires, working condition $4,500. Please call for more info, 723-4005. AMAZING! Beautiful Pillowtop Mattress Sets. Twin $199, Full or Queen $249, King $449. Call 603-305-9763 See “Furniture” AD. FOUR 15 inch Camry wheels for snow tires. $125 or Best offer. 603-706-0203
CRAFTS! Hand-Made Holiday & seasonal wreaths, crafts, gift items & more. 466 Province Road, Laconia (Rt. 107 in front of Ice Arena). Tuesday-Sunday, 10am-6pm. 998-6953. FEDERAL Woodstove with all accessories, ash compartment, never used. $100. 293-7801 FIREWOOD - Seasoned, split, delivered and STACKED. Load approx 3/4 cord. $200. Call Charlie 603-455-1112. GUNS: 5 antique shot guns made in Laconia by William Lawrence. 4 breech loading, 1 muzzle loading. $1,100.00 for all. For more info, call 455-6367. HUNTING ladder stands. Single seat, 3 of them. Call Scott, anytime 528-6391
LOGGING FIREWOOD NORTHFIELD: 3 bedroom trailer in small park with coin-op laundry on site, $265/wk including heat, electric & hot water, 524-1234, www.whitemtrentals.com. NORTHFIELD: 1 bedroom, 1st floor. Separate entrance, coin-op laundry in basement, $200/wk including heat, electric & hot water. 524-1234. www.whitemtrentals.com. RANDOLPHLuxurious one bedroom apartment tastefully, fully furnished for lease, Inn at Bowman, Rt2, second floor. $1450/mo, phone, electricity, cable, wireless internet, parking, W/D, air conditioning & heat. References requested, security deposit. No pets. 603-723-2660. TILTON 2-Bedroom, 2-Bath, 2nd floor apartment, offstreet parking, locked storage & basement, beautifully renovated including washer and dryer. $975/month includes heat, hot water, a/c & snow removal. No pets/smoking. 934-2788 TILTON: Large room for rent downtown. Shared kitchen & bath. $150/week, includes all utilities. 286-4391. TILTON: 1-bedroom. Heat, hot water included., great location, no dogs. $580 to $630/month. 603-671-7481 or 916-214-7733.
For Rent-Commercial DOWNTOWN Laconia. Need your own space? Prime office space for rent. We have several spaces from $175-$200/month. Rents include utilities, shared conference room & kitchen. Handicap accessible. The spaces run from approximately 175 to 300
Cut, Split & Delivered $200 per cord, Got trees need CA$H?
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
FURNITURE Overstocks! Mat tress Sets $159-$599! Sofas $399-$599! Platform Beds $199-$399! Recliners $249-$399! Futons & Bunkbeds $399! Sectionals $899! Dinettes $249! Log Beds $599! Free Local Delivery! Call Arthur 996-1555 or email firstname.lastname@example.org TEMPURPEDIC mattress king set $2600 new, like new $1400. 524-8059.
Basketball Coach Needed Alton Central School, pre-k-8, is seeking qualified applicant to coach:
MIDDLE SCHOOL BOYS’ “B” BASKETBALL If interested please submit a letter of interest, resume and 3 references sent to: Alton Central School, Russ Perrin, Athletic Director, PO Box 910, Alton, NH 03809-0910. Applications accepted until position is filled EOE
WINNISQUAM REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT Full-time Custodian - evening shift (2:30-11:00) Previous school district experience preferred. Applications are available on our website: www.wrsdsau59.org or by contacting Winnisquam Regional School District, 433 West Main Street, Tilton, NH 03276 (603) 286-4116 EOE
LIKE new Toro power snow shovel. Power with electric cord. $50. 387-5678 LUDWIG Drum Set.- 5 piece with cymbals & sound off pads. $350. 603-279-5599 NAPOLEON cast iron propane gas area stove, hardly used, 25 to 30,000 btus. Will sell for $495/OBO. (sells new for $1200). 366-4316. SET of 4 Arctic Snow Tires, 215/60/15. Used 1 season. $150 firm for the set. 603-934-2735 SIX snowmobiles $300-$1600. Very nice Cherry desk full horseshoe circle with bookcase $500, 2001 Yamaha motorcycle 1600cc, extras, in good shape $3500. 36 ft. 5th wheel Prairie Schooner camper $3000/obo, 1978 Honda 450 with 160 miles $1800. 279-3910. SMALL Heating Oil Deliveries: No minimum required. Eveningweekend deliveries welcome. Benjamin Oil, LLC. 603-731-5980. WWW.BENJAMINOILLLC.COM SNAPPER L1428E / 28-Inch Snowblower: Large Frame, Dual Stage, Electric Starter, Tire Chains, $800. 455-7870. TWO Master Craft Courser MSR Snow tires. 245/75R16 on new 8 lug Chevy Rims. $550. 603-279-5599 Wood splitter26 ton horizontal/verticle. Excellent condition. Call 603-875-4962
Found RING IN PARKING lot of Laconia
Lincoln NH CPA firm seeks experienced tax professional for full time seasonal employment with possible year round opportunity. Focus is on individual tax returns, but experience with business returns is a plus. Experience with Ultra Tax CS and QuickBooks preferred. Please send resume to email@example.com, fax to 603-745-3312 or mail to: Malone, Dirubbo & Co., P.C. 9 West St. Lincoln, NH 03251
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K EEP C HECKING , NEW A RRIVALS D AILY Help Wanted
CLASS-A CDL DRIVER (BELMONT, NH)
1982 Mobile Home: 14-ft. x 65-ft., 2-bedrooms, 1.5 baths, lots of improvements. $18,000. Call 603-998-3113.
Busy steel distributor has an immediate opening for a third shift, full time or part time driver with a CDL-Class A license. You may email resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to our corporate office at: All Metals Industries, Inc. 4 Higgins Drive, Belmont, NH 03220 Attn: Theresa Coleman. No phone calls please.
DRM has mobile home lots available in Franklin and Gilford. We are offering 6 months free rent as a promotion. Call 520-6261 MOBILE Home in co-op park. Handyman special. Needs minor repair. $3,000. Call 603-630-0551, Leave message
IF YOU USED THE BLOOD THINNER PRADAXA and suffered internal bleeding, hemorrhaging, required hospitalization or a loved one died while taking Pradaxa between October 2010 and the present. You may be entitled to compensation. Call Attorney Charles H. Johnson 1-800-535-5727.
NEED BEER GURU
WORK where you like to play! Seeking enthusiastic and experienced managers to joing our front of the house teams at our Lakes Region homes in New Hampshire. Must have at least three years experience. Great benefits and Common Man perks! We believe in providing Common Man superior service, serving honest food at a fair price, exceeding our guests! expectations in every way and in training and taking care of those who make it happen! Our health and dental benefits are second-to-none and we offer 401k, paid vacations and uncommon C_MAN perks. Voted “Business of the Decade” by Business NH Magazine and “Best Company to Work for in the Food Service Industry” by the Griffin Report. Please apply online at http://thecman/com/ourstory/work-here.aspx NOW HIRING LPN/RN. Please Apply at office. Care And Comfort Nursing. 102 Court St., Laconia. 528-5020
Services Fall Clean-ups Let Us Take your Leaves Away Pressure Washing Clean Outs & Yard De bris Hauling Plowing & Snowblowing (603) 455-0208
WHY WAIT TILL NEXT SPRING?
Instruction CNA / LNA TRAINING Evening Class Begins Dec. 3rd in Laconia. Graduate in just 7 weeks! (603) 647-2174 www.LNAHealthCareers.com
Land BELMONT: 3 acres in vicinity of high school, dry and rolling terrain with excellent soils for building, surveyed, soil tested, driveway permit, $49,900. Owner/broker, 524-1234.
GILFORD: 1 1/4 acres, wooded with some open land, terrain rises gently up from road, driveway entrance installed, $79,900. Owner/broker, 524-1234.
Lost DARK grey short-hair female cat. Green eyes, near Locks Trail scenic area, RT11. Last seen 11/10. 293-4541
A truly great, must see ‘84 Harley Full Dresser Tour Glide classic in excellent condition. Original owner, candy red, 1340 first year EVO, 52,000 miles. Much custom work. Other items included. Call for many details, $7,900. 279-6605
Buy • Sell • Trade www.motoworks.biz
(603)447-1198. Olson’s Moto Works, RT16 Albany, NH.
Real Estate FLORIDA HOMES, CONDOS Englewood, Port Charlotte, Venice, Sarasota. Free Property Search www.suncoasteam.com Suncoasteam Realty 941-235-7474
FULL PRUNING & TREE REMOVAL FREE ESTIMATES
603-279-6988 HAULING -FALL CLEAN UPS. ATTIC & GARAGE CLEANOUTS. 520-9478 HOUSEKEEPING, don!t have time for holiday cleaning? Let me do it for you. Sheri 520-1482 LANDSCAPING: Fall Clean ups, mowing, mulching brush cutting, weeding, etc. Call Nathan Garrity 603-387-9788
Motorcycles 2010 Honda 1300 Stateline motorcycle Model VT13CRA. 2,200+ miles, $8,000. Call 603-630-0551 leave message
Anderson!s Property Mgmt.
YEAR Round 2-Bedroom 1-bath mobile home in the heart of the Weirs. Low lot rent! $13,900. Call Cheryl 561-629-4979
LOOKING for an experienced CNC Operator, we offer 40hrs a week, insurance, vacation and holiday pay, Only those with experience need to apply. 603-968-3301 ext 161 Full time, weekends and flexible hours a must. Must be 21, no phone calls, apply in person. Case ‘n Keg, 5 Mill St, Meredith.
PIPER ROOFING Quality Work Reasonable Rates Free Estimates Metal Roofs • Shingle Roofs
SPRUCE up those rooms for the holidays. Call Willow Hill Painting. 603-671-3914
Fabrication Rust Repair
On-Site Welding & Shop Services Call Bret 603-387-5674
Our Customers Don!t get Soaked!
528-3531 Major credit cards accepted
CHAIR CANING Seatweaving. Classes. Supplies. New England Porch Rockers, 2 Pleasant Street in downtown Laconia. Open every day at 10. 603-524-2700.
Child Support Collection Help Serving all NH
We’ll get your money!
Outdoor boat, trailer and camper winter storage Spaces available.
Call 855-856-5600 Today to schedule a free consultation.
Roommate Wanted SNOW PLOWING & SANDING
WEIRS Beach Area: To share house, $550/month, everything included. Beach rights. 393-6793
Comm. Residential Insured Call for a quote 267-6680
Wanted To Buy WE buy anything of value from one piece to large estates. Call 527-8070.
Garage Sale Sanbornton Sunday, November 17th 9 am - 1 pm 9 Perley Hill Rd. Sanbornton Furniture & Household Items
We’re Hiring, Free College Tuition Call your local Recruiter! SFC Nicholas Dow (603)724-0756
LACONIA INDOOR GARAGE SALE DICK THE HANDYMAN
SALES EVENT MANAGER
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
Large full service resort seeking an individual who is motivated, personable, career and detail oriented. Must be computer literate, have customer service skills, and be willing to work flexible hours. Weekends a must! Hospitality experience preferred. Salary commensurate with experience.
SNOWPLOWING MEREDITH AREA Reliable & Insured
CALL Mike for yard cleanups, mowing, maintenance, scrapping, light hauling, very reasonably
Small Jobs Are My Speciality
Rick Drouin 520-5642 or 744-6277
Rain or Shine Fri, Sat, Sun, 8am-3pm 9 Isabella Street, (off Gilford Ave.) Prices negotiable, Everything must go!
Flower bed maintenance, pruning, planting, transplanting, trimming, weeding mulching, spring & fall
PICHE ESTATE SALE 9 Bedford Avenue - Gilford Behind Piche’s Ski Shop
Fri. 9-2 • Sat. 9-12
Collectibles, Furniture, Jewelry, Tools, Everything must go!
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