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Cell phone tower plan irks Gilford neighbors By Michael Kitch THE LACONIA DAILY SUN

GILFORD — A proposal to erect a cellular telephone antenna tower on land owned by the Traditional Catholics of New Hampshire abutting residences on David Lewis Road and Stark Street has aroused opposition from at least two nearby property owners. New Cingular Wireless PCS, doing business as AT&T, and American Tower Corporation, LLC, the construction manager, have applied to erect a 100-foot monopole tower with 12 antennas on the southeast corner of the 148acre tract. The site would include an equipment shelter, 12-feet by 20-feet, and emergency generator within a 50-square compound surrounded by chain link fence sixfeet high and topped with barbed wire. A driveway leading from the southwest corner of David Lewis Road would provide access to the tower. The tower would stand 100 feet from the property line of two adjoining lots, one a house lot at 38 David Lewis Road owned by Kevin Lacasse and the other a vacant 5.27-acre parcel reached from Stark Street owned see tOWEr page 8

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Young couple charged with running marijuana growing operation in 3-car Governor’s Island garage By Gail OBer


GILFORD — Local police and agents from the New Hampshire Drug Task Force and the federal Drug Enforcement Agency converged on a Governor’s Island home Thursday morning and arrested the two residents for two counts each of possession of drugs with intent

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to distribute. Following their separate video appearances in the 4th Circuit Court, Laconia Division, Janelle Noftle, 24, and Corey M. LaPlante, 28, of 47 Blueberry Hill Lane were each held on $30,000 cash-only bail. According to Asst. N.H. Attorney General James Vara, Noftle and LaPlante alleg-

edly had about 100 marijuana plants growing in a three-bay garage that contained what he described as a fairly sophisticated growing operation. Inside the home, Vara said police allegedly found three to five pounds of hashish and a table that was equipped to serve as production and distribution center. He said they also

found $33,000 in cash. Vara said six guns — three handguns and three long guns — were found in the home. Two of them were allegedly loaded and he said the three pistols were located near the cash. During his request for $50,000 cash bail, Vara said what police found was “not a see POt page 11

Meredith resident Jim Gregoire walks in the surf of the Pacific Ocean off Ilwaco, Washington on Oct. 5 upon completion of a 4,000 mile hike from the waters of the Atlantic Ocean off Portland, Maine. The walk, broken into 14 segments, took 8 years to complete. (Courtesy photo)

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2 killers registered as felons after escaping from Florida prison

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Within days of strolling out of prison without a hitch, two convicted killers freed by bogus paperwork went to a jail about 300 miles away and registered as felons, records showed. They were even fingerprinted, photographed and filled out paperwork to apparently keep up the ruse. Authorities are now searching for Joseph Jenkins and Charles Walker, who were mistakenly freed from a Panhandle prison within the last month. Both men were serving life in prison but were let go when authorities said forged documents duped the Corrections Department and court system and reduced their sentences to 15 years. “We’re looking at the system’s breakdown, I’m not standing here to point the finger at any one at this time,” Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings said Friday as he appealed to the public to help authorities find the men. He said he believed they were still in the central Florida area. The release led prosecutors and prison offisee ESCAPE page 4

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Showdown widened rift within GOP over Tea Party WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republicans’ clear defeat in the budget-debt brawl has widened the rift between the Grand Old Party and the blossoming tea party movement that helped revive it. Implored by House Speaker John Boehner to unite and “fight another day” against President Barack Obama and Democrats, Republicans instead intensified attacks on one another, an ominous sign in advance of more difficult policy fights and the 2014 midterm elections.

The tea party movement spawned by the passage of Obama’s health care overhaul three years ago put the GOP back in charge of the House and in hot pursuit of the law’s repeal. The effort hit a wall this month in the budget and debt fight, but tea partyers promised to keep up the effort. Whatever the future of the troubled law, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell vowed he would not permit another government shutdown. “I think we have now fully acquainted

our new members with what a losing strategy that is,” McConnell said in an interview with The Hill newspaper. Tea party Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas told ABC News he wouldn’t rule out using the tactic again, when the same budget and debt questions come up next year. “I will continue to do anything I can to stop the train wreck that is Obamacare,” Cruz said. That divide defined the warring Repubsee GOP page 11

Saudi Arabia protests by rejecting seat on U.N. Security Council UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Just hours after winning a coveted place on the U.N. Security Council for the first time, Saudi Arabia did a stunning about-face Friday and rejected the seat, denouncing the body for failing to resolve world conflicts such as the Syrian civil war. The unprecedented move at the United Nations appeared largely directed at Saudi Arabia’s longtime ally, the United States, reflecting more than two years of frustration.

The oil giant and the world’s superpower are at odds over a number of Mideast issues, including how Washington has handled some of the region’s crises, particularly in Egypt and Syria. It also comes as ties between the U.S. and Iran, the Saudis’ regional foe, appear to be improving somewhat. The Saudis were displeased that the U.S. backed off threats of military strikes against Syria in response to its alleged use

of chemical weapons. In Egypt, Washington has been critical of the military after it toppled President Mohammed Morsi, while Saudi Arabia has strongly backed the coup, giving billions of dollars to the new army-backed government. Saudi Arabia’s reversal surprised U.N. diplomats and officials who had just welcomed the kingdom to a two-year term on the U.N.’s most see SAUDI ARABIA page 3

Ellen De Generes gives $10k to Concord waitress who picked up tab for soldiers CONCORD (AP) — A New Hampshire waitress who picked up the lunch tab of two National Guard soldiers affected by the federal government’s shutdown has been repaid — more than 300 times over — by television star Ellen DeGeneres. Sarah Hoidahl, a waitress in Concord, N.H., just wanted to do a nice thing for the

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DeGeneres caught wind of Hoidahl’s act of kindness when the New Hampshire National Guard posted a picture on its Facebook page. The story spread quickly online, producers saw it and invited Hoidahl to Hollywood. Ellen also gave her a 50-inch television.

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2 late touchdowns bring Sachems 20-17 win over visiting Lebanon LACONIA — The high school football playoffs are still in sight as the Sachems score 13 unanswered points in the fourth quarter last night to beat Lebanon 20-17 at Bank of New Hampshire Stadium. The turning point in the fourth was when Keith Schultz stripped the ball out of running back Cameron Broughton’s hand and rambled 70 yards down the sideline for a defensive touchdown. “I saw that he was being held up and went for the ball,” Schultz said. “They are a fast team and when I stumbled around the 30 yard line I didn’t think I was going to make it. I have never had a game like this before. It was a great win.” The sophomore has five tackles two fumble recoveries and a blocked punt to complement the touchdown. “These kids are great,” said Laconia coach Craig Kozens. “They deserved this win tonight. Schultz made a heads up play late in the game to keep it close. We looked to pound the ball, which worked early, but Lebanon came out to play. We have to get back to work and prepare for Kennett next week.” Schultz’s punt block on Lebanon’s opening drive of the game created great field position for the Laconia offense. The Sachems opened up the scoring when Steven Kemos powered his way up the middle for a three yard touchdown. But Laconia’s offense would not

score again until the final quarter. Lebanon was kept off the scoreboard in the first quarter. Early in the second quarter the Raiders were looking for a spark. They found it with an end around at midfield that tied the game. The Raiders then intercepted Sachems QB Matt Swormstedt with 50 seconds remain in the half. They then drove to inside the 25 and kick a 41 yard field goal to pull ahead 10-7 at the half. Lebanon’s first drive of the second half looked to have stalled when it was third down and 15. But the Raiders QB hit wide-out Austin Pelletier at the first down marker. Pelletier slipped past two tackles and sprinted down the sideline for a 59 yard score to increase the visitor’s lead to 10. After the Schultz touchdown, the Raiders ran the clock down to 2:17 before when they had to punt. The snap sailed over the head of the punter and was recovered by none other than Schultz at the Raider’s 32. Six plays later Swormstedt hit Chris Frontiero over the middle for winning score. Laconia (now 3-4) will continue the playoff push on Friday night when they travel to Conway to take on Kennett (also 3-4). Lebanon, also in the North Conference of NHIAA Division II, stand at 2-4. Plymouth leads the conference at 6-0, pending the Bobcats’ game today against Portsmouth, which stands at 5-1.

from preceding page powerful body for the first time. Several noted that the Saudis were lobbying for support right up until the vote. Britain, Pakistan and other countries said they wanted explanations, particularly as Saudi Arabia’s U.N. Ambassador Abdallah Al-Mouallimi had told reporters following Thursday’s vote that his government took the election “very seriously” and saw it as “a reflection of a longstanding policy

in support of moderation and in support of resolving disputes in peaceful means.” Al-Mouallimi’s comments stood in sharp contrast to the strident tone of Friday’s Saudi Foreign Ministry statement, which accused the Security Council of failing on multiple fronts in the Middle East — especially in ending the Syria conflict but also in failing to resolve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and rid the region of weapons of mass destruction.

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Forrester named legislator of the year by group dedicated to reducing drug & alcohol problems

CONCORD — N.H. Senate Finance Chairman Jeanie Forrester (R-Meredith) has been named legislator of the year by New Futures, a nonprofit organization working to reduce the prevalence of drug and alcohol related problems in New Hampshire. Forrester received the honor at the group’s annual awards dinner in Concord on Thursday. The award recognizes Forrester’s efforts in support of various drug and alcohol treatment programs in the state. As a member of the Senate Finance Committee, she led the effort to include an additional $500,000 in the state’s budget for the drug and alcohol fund. The senator also serves on the Governor’s Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention, Intervention, and Treatment. Writer Sheryl Rich-Kern was also recognized at the event for her article “Hitting Bottom and the Bottom Line” which ran in Business NH Magazine and focuses on the impact New Hampshire’s substance abuse problem has on the state’s business community, taxpayers, and economy. “Senator Forrester’s success in restoring funding to the Alcohol Fund involved an intense effort on her part to educate her colleagues about the scope of the alcohol and

drug problem in New Hampshire,” said New Futures Executive Director Linda Saunders Paquette. “From the Senate, to the Governor’s Commission, to her work in the community, Senator Forrester is spreading the word about the importance of prevention, treatment and recovery supports and fighting to ensure resources are available to those who need them.” “Having worked in a substance abuse treatment facility in the past, I know firsthand the importance of funding for these support programs,” said Forrester. “Drug and alcohol abuse weakens our communities, harms our economy, and costs taxpayers millions each year as a result of increased criminal justice, health care, and other costs. Effective treatment programs can prevent these consequences by ensuring that those suffering from these diseases can get treatment and then go on to live happy, healthy, and productive lives. It is an honor to be recognized by New Futures for the work we have been able to do in this area and I look forward to continuing to work with them to address New Hampshire’s substance abuse problems head on.” New Futures is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that advocates, educates and collaborates to

ESCAPE from page 2 cials to review their records to make sure no one else had been mistakenly freed. The corrections agency also changed its policy to require officials to verify all early releases with judges. Jenkins was released Sept. 27 and registered at the Orange County jail in Orlando on Sept. 30. Walker was set free Oct. 8 and registered there three days later. Felons are required to register by law. When they do, their fingerprints are digitally uploaded to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and a deputy at the jail verifies that they don’t have any outstanding warrants, said jail spokesman Allen Moore. By registering, Jenkins and Walker likely drew less attention to themselves.

“If there’s no hit that comes back, they’re free to go,” said Isaiah Dennard, the Florida Sheriff’s Association’s jail services coordinator. If felons do not register, a warrant is put out for their arrest, Dennard said. The sheriff said there had been some sightings of the men, and “most” of their families were cooperating, but he didn’t go into specifics about either detail. Police were offering a $5,000 reward for help and billboards were going up in the area. Authorities learned about the mistaken release when one of the murder victim’s family notified the state attorney’s office. Dennard said victims’ families are automatically notified when a felon is released, typically by a computer voice-generated phone call. It’s not clear exactly who made the fake docu-

Left to right: New Futures Executive Director Linda Saunders Paquette, Sen. Jeanie Forrester of Meredith and writer Ann Dowsett Johnston, author of “Drink”, at the Sept. 17 annual meeting of New Futures in Concord. (Courtesy photo)

prevent and reduce alcohol and other drug problems in New Hampshire. ments ordering the release or whether the escapes were related. Authorities said the paperwork in both cases was filed in the last couple of months and included forged signatures from the same prosecutor’s office and judge. The state Department of Law Enforcement and the Department of Corrections are investigating the error, but so far have not released any details. Chief Circuit Judge Belvin Perry said Thursday there were several red flags that should have attracted the attention, including that’s it uncommon for a request for sentence reduction to come from prosecutors. The Corrections Department said on Friday it verified the early release by checking the Orange County Clerk of Court’s website and calling them.

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TILTON — Police have arrested the man who allegedly robbed the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory on October 15. Brady R. Gilbert, 22, whose last known address was 13 Cogswell Road in Sanbornton is charged with one count of theft — a Class A misdemeanor. Police affidavits submitted to support an arrest warrant said the store clerk told police that Gilbert came into the store that is in the Tanger Outlet Mall and bought a $2 item. When she rang up his purchase, she told police he allegedly placed one hand on the counter and reached in and took $40 from the cash register. The store clerk told police he wasn’t wearing a mask or gloves and affidavits said police were able to lift a palm print from the counter. The next day, Detective Crp. Matt Dawson said was able to identify Gilbert as a suspect and included his photo in an array and showed it to the clerk. She was able to identify Gilbert. Dawson got a warrant for his arrest on October 17 and found Gilbert in the parking lot of the McDonald’s restaurant. Gilbert appeared by video in the 4th Circuit Court, Laconia Division yesterday. Dawson also said the Gilbert had previously failed to show up for a unrelated firearms charge in Belknap County Superior Court. He said Gilbert was scheduled to appear in that court Monday morning because the state had filed a motion to revoke his bail on the other charge. Dawson told Judge Carroll that Gilbert had refused bail the night before and he would be satisfied with $1,500 cash. Carroll set bail at that amount. — Gail Ober


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Republican cravenness & cowardice has lasted too long “We told you you would lose!” wail the Beltway bundlers of the Republican establishment. “We told you you would lose!” moan neoconservative columnists from their privileged perches on the op-ed pages of the Beltway press. “Look at what Ted Cruz and this Tea Party people did to us,” wails the GOP establishment. “Look what has happened to our brand.” And 2014 was looking wonderful. What a basket of wimps. While the political and communications strategy of the fight to defund Obama seems not to have been thought through, can someone explain what else a moral and principled Republican party could have done in the continuing resolution, other than try to defund Obamacare? Have we lost sight of what a monstrosity this is? It is an immense new entitlement program being hoisted upon a nation whose back is now breaking from Great Society entitlements. Obamacare forces Catholics to provide sterilization and abortioninducing drugs that trample upon traditional teachings about how they are to live their lives. Recent days have exposed employers cutting back workers to 29 hours, insurance premiums surging, doctors rebelling. Obamacare moves America inexorably toward a national health care system such as they have in socialist Great Britain. Finally, the rollout of Obamacare by Kathleen Sebelius’ Department of Health and Human Services has made the rollouts of Edsel and New Coke look like marketing triumphs. How could any principled Republican conservative vote to impose this moral, fiscal, social and technological disaster upon our country? Here was the recommended Beltway GOP strategy: House Republicans should vote to fund Obamacare in a clean CR. Then exploit the disaster of the rollout to show what a horror it is. This will pump up our polls and improve our field position for 2014. Then we can pick up some seats! Bottom line: Let’s vote to impose Obamacare on America and make Democrats pay the price of the calamity we voted to impose. Now there may be a more cynical strategy than deliberately doing permanent damage to your country to help your party. Right now, I just can’t think of it. A party that would do such a thing would not only not deserve office; it would raise valid questions about the reasons for its continued existence. If this is how Republicans will behave when facing a decision on moral and political principle, why would conservatives want such a crowd representing them? The Beltway GOP had best step back and take a hard look at the nation they are supposed to defend. A decades-long failure to address

mass immigration has brought to our shores scores of millions now being moved wholesale to ballot boxes to vote the Party of Reagan out of power forever. With GOP collusion, the welfare state has grown so immense — with half the nation paying no income taxes and half now reaping benefits — Republicans who stand for fiscal sanity face increasingly insuperable numbers in many states. With the Greatest Generation and Silent Generations passing on, Baby Boomers, the largest generation in history, are two years into Social Security and Medicare. Those programs are exploding, as the share of our working population is steadily sinking. Real incomes of Americans are stagnant. Since George H. W. Bush, we have run $10 trillion in trade deficits no one mentions but can be seen in the gleaming cities of Asia and East China and the corroded and collapsing infrastructure of America. Though the debt is hitting $17 trillion and the Fed prints a trillion a year to buy up paper, T-bills and mortgage-backed securities, the U.S. growth rate remains anemic by historic standards. Query: Did the Tea Party do all this to America, or was this caused by colossal Washington stupidity and legendary Wall Street greed? Republican cravenness and cowardice before the commands of political correctness has gone on so long that the natural response to capitulate now appears a conditioned reflex of the Beltway Party. Yet, how, without standing and fighting against the inexorable drive to remake our republic into a socialist democracy, where tax consumers are endlessly milking tax producers in a steadily debilitating and dying economy, do Republicans think they are going to stop this? Or is their hidden agenda simply bipartisan comity and smiling acceptance of an endless series of retreats until the outcome is irreversible? Whatever one may say of the House Republican majority at least they fought. When his troops were in a funk, FDR used to say, “Get me a bill down here I can veto!” What FDR meant was — Let’s start a fight with the Republicans; that will get the boys’ morale back up. That’s what Republicans need now. They should tell the Democrats there will be no new taxes in any budget deal, and if there is no deal, the sequester rolls on. Then they should demand that the incompetent at HHS be fired and her entire entourage with her. Unless, of course, the party fears it might be charged with waging a “war on women.” (Syndicated columnist Pat Buchanan has been a senior advisor to three presidents, twice a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination and the presidential nominee of the Reform Party in 2000.)

LETTERS Bob Jones is genuine American hero & he is owed an apology To The Daily Sun, In Thursday’s Daily Sun, L.J. Siden wrote that Bob Jones was using veterans as “pawns” in his criticism of Representatives Shea-Porter and Kuster. To accuse Bob Jones as he/she did, is despicable. But Siden, who for years has childishly refused to identify his or her gender, and who frequently misrepresents what others have said or done, has once again gone over the cliff. For those who don’t know Bob Jones, here’s a little sketch of his background. Born and raised in Vermont, he graduated from Fairhaven High School, after having set the school record for touchdowns scored. It was during the time of the Vietnam war and he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and studied to become a battlefield medic. He was sent to Vietnam and assigned to a division of U.S. Marines engaged in front line duty. During that time, Jones spent considerable time under fire on the battlefields, tending to wounded Marines. He was wounded twice and, because of his heroic actions under fire, he was awarded the Bronze Star with a “V” for valor. (He still bears the consequences of those wounds.) When he returned from the war, he was assigned to St. Alban’s Naval Hospital as a medic. It was there that he met and married his wife Paula, who was also a Navy medic.

When they were honorably discharged, the Jones’ settled in New Hampshire and he was in Dartmouth’s first “Physician’s Assistant” class. After graduation, he served for a number of years in a medical practice in Meredith. He then signed on with LRGHealthcare and was responsible for the hospital’s “Vet-Link” program from its inception until his retirement late last year. He continues, as a nonpaid volunteer, assisting veterans who avail themselves of that program. The number of veterans and their families that he has helped over the years is incalculable. Jones was also one of the prime movers that established the POW-MIA weekly Thursday night vigil at Hesky Park in Meredith. That vigil remains unbroken for over 25 years and has received recognition by multiple governors of the State of New Hampshire. A noble cause to which he continues to devote his time and effort. In my lifetime, I have never met anyone who has been more sincerely dedicated to helping veterans and their families than Robert Creighton Jones. It has been my pleasure to know this genuine American hero. For Mr./Ms. Siden to refer to him as a “pawn” is shameful. An apology is owed. Bob Meade Laconia

Science is not a democratic endeavor; we can’t vote out reality To The Daily Sun, In the space of five minutes, the Weather Channel recently reported the floods in Colorado, the wildfires in California and an “unprecedented” amount of moisture in the air. Despite the fact that all of these are predicted by climate change models, there was NOT A WORD about climate change. Nearly two-thirds of voters support significant steps to address climate change now. Cleaning up power plants is a common-sense step. The EPA has the authority to protect our health from dangerous carbon pollution and should act accordingly. Industrial carbon pollution is at the highest levels in human history. The costs of inaction are already apparent: more destructive and deadly extreme weather; rising global temperatures; life-threatening diseases; and sky-

Opponents of action to cut industrial carbon pollution ignore and deny the science that tells us it is time to act. Their funding comes from corporate polluters who deny the science to protect their profits while politicians deny the science to protect their political careers. There is a virtual consensus of peer reviewed science that climate change is human caused. Science is not a democratic endeavor, we can’t vote on the reality of climate change any more than we can vote to levitate a politician. Since 1970, every $1 in investment in compliance with Clean Air Act standards has produced $4-8 in economic benefits. In N.H., a dollar invested in energy efficiency, a prime means of reducing carbon emissions, yields a $7 return. The time for action is now. Wes Golomb Professor, Energy Services

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LETTERS Wealth inequality will only be made worse by Obamacare To The Daily Sun, Let’s be honest. We all know Obamacare is a disaster of biblical proportions, from its BRIBED origins to today’s colossal, sign up, computer catastrophe. Countless people have already wasted millions of hours in utter frustration watching dead, Obamacare computer screens. Americans are intelligent enough to recognize total failure when they see it. Bernadette Loesch, Kate Miller and James Veverka can dress the “Obama care pig “ in a mini skirt, high heels, hoop ear rings and smear it with lipstick from snout to curly tail but the the ugly oinker will still remain. I called out local DEMOCRAT politician Kate Miller for her INCOMPLETE remarks regarding Obamacare. SHE AGREES ! She has yet to defend herself. Her unwillingness to debate OBAMACARE signals just how bad the legislation is and how SPINELESS Democrats are to defend what they jack hammered up your backside. 1. Maybe Kate can explain how ROBBING 500 billion dollars from Medicare (another DONKEY program BANKRUPTING America in the TRILLIONS ) to fund Obamacare helps improve the availability and quality of medical care for those age 65 or older who consume most of the health care in America. How does paying doctors hundreds of billions LESS for treating those on MEDICARE help the elderly. How does putting 30 million freebies in line (likely paying the doctor more ) before those on Medicare in a profession already short capacity help the old? Obama SLASHED Medicare QUALITY to pay for OBAMACARE. It is no wonder those on MEDICARE vote REPUBLICAN overwhelmingly and surely will in the 2014 election. 2. It is not just the elderly “thrown under the bus” by Obamacare. The young of this country (age 25 to 40 ) will be economically eviscerated to the

bone. Obama decided THE YOUNG would pay for the “SICK” that have been excluded under preexisting conditions. The TYPICAL WEALTH of the “sick” person getting their health care paid will often be 10 TIMES the wealth of the person paying their bills. Don’t always assume “sick and “poor” are synonymous. They aren’t. The young are STAGGERING under record levels of college debt while Obamacare forces them to pay the health care costs of millionaires. What ever premiums the “sick” pay will be MINISCULE to their actual costs of care. 3. The number of DOCTORS willing to see Medicare and Medicaid patients is SHRINKING rapidly. Doctors simply can not afford to have 50 percent or more of their patients cost more than GOVERNMENT PAYS them and reimbursement rates plummet under Obamacare. Tell us all Kate how that helps the ELDERLY? 4. Obamacare creates more then TWENTY NEW TAXES on companies and individuals while America suffers the LOWEST percentage of the population working in 30 years under. Higher taxation KILLS JOB CREATION and sends record numbers to WELFARE HANDOUTS. There is no mystery why WELFARE and POVERTY are at records under OBAMA and Kate Miller. 5. Who thinks a new, HIGH tax on EVERY medical device maker costing BILLIONS improves the likelihood of new discoveries? These companies have all stated higher taxes will SLOW new medical DISCOVERY and SLOW employment in the one part of the economy with any life in it. That means we all live with MORE PAIN, LONGER! Thanks Kate! 6. Three presidents representing the largest unions in America wrote letters to Obama last month all screaming that Obama care’s 30 hour work mandate was killing the 40-hour full-time work

week unions had worked the last 100 years to accomplish. UNIONS demand Obama care be changed in so may ways it would render it meaningless. Why Bernadette? 7. If Obamacare is so GREAT, why the hell is just about anyone important in Washington D.C. INCLUDING the programs NAME SAKE exempted from it. WHY Kate? 8. Eighty percent of Americans are going to WAKE UP soon to discover they have been completely “HAD” by Democrats, the same way a sheep is by a wolf. Health care is only going to cost LESS to a very narrow segment of America. The other 80 percent will pay more than ever, for LESS THAN EVER. The largest burden of increased Obamacare cost will fall to the MIDDLE CLASS and the young. The wealth inequality of America so often politicized by Democrats will as usual only be worsened by Obamacare. I take all bets to the contrary in any amount. Open your wallet Kate, money talks and B.S. walks. You do a lot walking.

9. People will soon discover if they want anything that is even remotely “AFFORDABLE” under Obamacare they risk monstrous deductibles as high as $12,000 per year. They are going to find their doctor may not be in the program they want. They will find the hospital they want may not be in the program either. People are going to say “I HAVE BEEN DUPED “. Obamacare for the most part is the same, limited access, HMO plan I had 10 years ago, except it offers even less and I am paying five times more for it. We turned health care upside down because it was expensive. Now it is going to be even MORE expensive to the vast majority of Americans and they will get even less for it. The poor will become poorer as they do after every DONKEY IDEA. Nothing costs Americas MIDDLE CLASS MORE than when Democrats offer stuff for FREE to BUY ELECTIONS. You have been HAD again by the donkey my friends. Tony Boutin Gilford

All they can tell me about accessing is to keep trying To The Daily Sun, Regulators in New Hampshire, Washington and Pennsylvania are taking actions against companies that are building health care websites. Regulators have warned these companies that the websites could confuse people trying to get on the states health care exchanges. However, most people should not be confused as these websites probably work. You definitely know when you are on the website, it does not work. Here is my story: — After 12 tries, completed the applications. — Was unsuccessful 32 times that I tried to purchase insurance. — Called ‘Help Line’, they told me to keep trying to buy insurance on — Kept trying to buy insurance on, but finally gave up. — Called Anthem (carrier for NH), got an agent who advised me to keep trying to buy insurance on Healthcare. gov. However, she gave me a direct phone number to call in two weeks and I could signup with Anthem. Senators Ayotte, Shaheen, and Reps Shea-Porter and Kuster are getting a 72-75 percent subsidy for Obamacare. Why is it good enough for us but not for Congress and its staff? FYI, Kuster, Ayotte and Shaheen are rich (by President Obama’s definition). In November 2014, we need to vote out of office, Senator Shaheen, and Reps Shea-Porter and Kuster. When Congress passes a law, it should apply to all of the people of the United States including Congress and its staff. Jim Mayotte Sanbornton

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Based on Department of Transportation findings the Town has determined the following: Replace: Concrete deck and railings. Concrete double tee-beam section (minor leaking at joints, beams #3, 4, 5 & 6 not bearing on bridge seat).

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Repair: Concrete breastwalls have minor spalls at base. South undermined with full penetration for 10 feet long. North undermined with full penetration for 10 feet long. Water is flowing behind north abutment at northwest. Concrete backwalls have timber forms in place. Concrete bridgeseat has minor spalls. Stone masonry wing at northeast is settled and broken away from the abutment, appears unstable, several stones missing at northwest.

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This is a design/build project. The bids should include a detailed breakdown of individual items and costs. The plans will be required to be stamped by a certified engineer prior to construction. The Town of Sanbornton is an equal opportunity employer. The Board of Selectmen reserves the right to accept or reject any bid. All bids should be post marked on or before November 1, 2013 or delivered before 4:00 pm on that date. The packet shall be clearly marked “Lower Bay Bridge 2013”. Late submittals shall not be considered. The Town reserves the right to reject any bid. To obtain further information contact Johnny VanTassel, PO Box 124 Sanbornton, NH 03269, Tele # (603) 455-5882 or at Lower Bay Bridge.

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TOWER from page one by Roger Baron. It would also be the same distance from residential properties on Stark Street, but because the lots are relatively deep and the homes are on the street, it would be less obtrusive. “I’m very opposed to it,” Lacasse said flatly. He explained that the driveway will run alongside his yard and the tower will overshadow his property, obstructing its view. He expressed concerns about the health affects of high frequency radio waves. “It will lower the value of our property,” he said. “We don’t want that monstrosity of a tower in our backyard.” Baron said that he purchased the lot with the intention of eventually building a retirement home. Since the property is intersected by a brook and dotted with wetlands the buildable area is confined to less than two acres in the northwest corner of the lot nearest the site of the proposed tower. The tower, he explained, would be 100 feet from his property line, as close as permitted. “If I built a house, it would be in the tower,” he remarked. Like Lacasse,

Baron believes the tower would diminish the value of his property. Both Baron and Lacasse said because the tract owned by the Traditional Catholics stretches over 148 acres, there is no need to place the tower so close to neighboring properties. “If they were putting it in the middle of their lot,” Baron said, “we wouldn’t be having this conversation. Instead,” he continued, “they’re putting it in the one place where it impacts the most abutters. I don’t really feel that is being a good neighbor.” “With all that land,” echoed Lacasse, “the could find a place to put it without affecting their neighbors.” The Planning Board is scheduled to hold a public hearing on the site plan for the cellular tower on Monday, October 21 while the very next day the Zoning Board of Adjustment is scheduled to hold a public hearing on New Cingular Wireless PCS’s request for a special exception, without which the project cannot proceed. Baron and Lacasse, who only received notices of

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HIKE from page one Forillon at the tip of the Gaspe Peninsula in Quebec, a stroll of some 4,000 miles. “In June 2006, I dipped my toe in the Atlantic Ocean and headed west,” said Gregoire, who proceeded to walk 284 miles through Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and New York to Lake Placid in the Adirondacks. Although “through hikers” have crossed the country in a single trip, he broke the journey into segments, 14 altogether — two a year but for two years — each of about 300 miles. Gregoire said each trip began with a fresh pair of hiking boots, but after wrestling with blisters he switched to Teva sandals halfway across the country. But, the walking stick that carried him along the Appalachian Trail also took him from ocean to ocean. He said that walked about three miles per hour and covered approximately 17 miles a day. With a tent, food and utensils in his back pack, Gregoire said he camped and cooked in RV parks and farmers field from time to time, but frequently passed through small towns to get a square meal and soft bed. “I met some of the finest people in bars,” he remarked, adding that he was given advice about places to eat and stay and upon telling his story was stood drinks. “I had not a single problem with people,” Gregoire said, “and relatively few with animals, except for some stray dogs.” He encounter a few rattlesnakes on the roadside and, in Glacier National Park in Montana a grizzly bear. “He stood on his hind legs when he heard me, but I talked to him and he went back to the huckleberries.” Each day Gregoire telephoned his wife Jane, a native of Laconia and his high school sweetheart at St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Dover, who transcribed their conversation and wrote a journal entry every third day. He said that the journal of his travels are currently being distributed to around 170 people, including many of those he met on his journey. When Gregoire reached the Pacific he was joined by 13 classmates from the class of 1969 at Princeton University, along with family and friends who shared the last couple of miles with him, erupting in cheers when he doffed his socks and sandals and stepped into the ocean. Now 65, he returned to New Hampshire after a career as a financier in New Jersey, Gregoire has begun pondering what to do next. “I haven’t figured that out yet,” he said, “but I thinking of hiking the the 25 or 30 highest mountains in the lower 48 states, all in California, Colorado and Washington, from base to summit. I think I could do four or six a year and be done in five or six years.”

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Model railroading center stage in Laconia this weekend By RogeR Amsden FOR THE LACONIA DAILY SUN

LACONIA — Model trains have been a life-long fascination for many of those attending a regional convention of of the National Model Railroad Association which is being held at the Margate Resort this weekend. Some 300 people are on hand for the weekend event, which is hosted by the Seacoast Division of The Northeastern Region of the National Model Railroad Association. ‘’It took us two years to put together this convention,’’ said Erich Whitney of Derry, convention chairman, who said that coordinating all of programs and exhibits and arrangements for visiting local railroad related attractions takes a lot of time. ‘’We’re really excited to hold a convention in an area which has such a great railroad history,’’, said Whitney. He said that many of those attending were making visits to the Lakeport freight station and the historic Laconia Railroad Station, as well as stations in Ashland, Plymouth and Meredith and taking rail excursions offered by the Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad, the Hobo Railroad and even as far away as Conway to ride on the Conway Scenic Railroad. While there were any clinics and presentations taking place at the Margate, the major focus of activity were the on-site operating sessions at which

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modular model railroad systems were set up and operated on several large oval track configurations. One of the most impressive modulars was an eight-foot long, 250-pound mountain scene set up by John Flanders of Clinton, Mass., president of the Ashburnham Modular Railroad Club, which has about 200 members. The modular features some 250 snow-covered trees, tunnels, a winding road where a snow plow is being operated and a wrecker has arrived to help a motorist who has skidded off the road. There’s also wildlife, skiers and even an abominable snowman lurking on the mountain side. see next page

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from preceding page ‘’It took two years to build,’’ says Flanders, who unveiled his creation last year at a convention in Springfield, Mass. Flanders, who grew up next to the railroad tracks in Clinton, said that model railroads have been his life-long passion and that he has about $40,000 worth of trains and over 80-feet of modular layouts which he’s built over the years. A union carpenter who works out of Worcester, Mass., Flanders says that he enjoys the conventions as a way to stay in touch with those who share his enthusiasm. Whitney said that he got into model railroading about four years ago thanks to the enthusiasm his children, Brenna, 15, and Colin, 12, developed for model trains. ‘’Our kids got involved in trains and we spend a lot of time with them going to train shows and to train sites all over New England and New York to ride on local railroads,’’ said Whitney. An engineer at a government research center in Bedford, Mass, Whitney says that he enjoys working on model railroad projects with his children. ‘’It brings out your creative side. You get to use both sides of your brain,’’ said Whitney, who said that his daughter has an amazing ability to conceptualize layouts and create them and was enjoying the convention. ‘’There’s a generation gap in model railroading. Most of the people here are long-time modelers but we’d like to see the hobby came back and young people are the key,’’ said Whitney.

This rented home on Governor’s Island was the alleged sight of a marijuana growing operation that was raided local, state, federal police Thursday morning. Authorities said three to five pounds of hashish, 100 marijuana plants, six guns, and $33,000 were seized from the rented home. A growing operation was said to have been located in the 3-car garage on the left. (Laconia Daily Sun photo/Gail Ober)

POT from page one run of the mill” growing operation. He said there were commercial grade fans, a watering system and a separate electrical box that LaPlante allegedly told police he installed. The two had apparently been living in the home, which is rented, since 2010. Gilford assessing records obtained on-line list the owner as a trust whose primary trustee lives in Jackson, Wyoming. During Noftle’s bail argument, Atty. John Bresaw said she was not a flight risk and Vara’s request for $50,000 cash-only bail was punitive — meaning it was tantamount to a punishment rather than to ensure her future appearance in court and/or to protect the public safety. Bresaw also argued that Noftle has no prior arrest record, that she works in a local restaurant and is

a graduate of Catholic University with a 4-year degree in Health and Wellness. He said she is also a certified personal trainer. He also argued that marijuana and its derivative hashish are on the low end of the drug spectrum as compared to methamphetamine, heroin, and cocaine and although he assured the court that he wasn’t trying to minimize the seriousness of the charge, his client was none-the-less not a danger to the public. “I’m not arguing if marijuana is appropriate or not,” he said, asking Judge Jim Carroll that if he feels he must set some kind of cash bail, that it should be in the $1,000 to $5,000 range. LaPlante’s lawyer, Jared Bedrick made a similar argument for his client saying that if he were to be released on personal recognizance or low cash bail, see next page

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GILFORD — A woman who was involved in a minor traffic accident on Lake Shore Road (Rte. 11) Thursday morning was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated. Police said Debra S. Goeller, 63, of Valley Street in Laconia was driving east toward Alton at 11:52 a.m. and attempted to make a left-hand turn into what police described as a gated dirt turn off that goes to the Laconia Muncipal Airport runway. Lt. Kris Kelley, who responded to the crash, said the car that was driving behind Goeller tried to pull around her on the right, but she apparently changed

her mind regarding the turn and continued to head east on the road. He said the two cars then collided. Goeller had a passenger in her car and Kelley said the other driver was alone. No one was injured. Kelley said Goeller is new to the Lakes Region and that her prior address is in New Mexico. A person is charged with aggravated DWI if he or she causes an accident or if his or her blood alcohol level is greater that .16, which is twice the legal driving limit. Kelley said both circumstances were alleged factors in Thursday morning’s crash.

from preceding page that he would be unlikely to be able to reproduce the operation he was accused of running. Bedrick said LaPlante’s parents were in the court, that he was a graduate of Laconia Christian School, and had attended college. He said LaPlante is a welder by trade. “This court should look at what could possibly happened when he’s out,” Bedrick said. “He has no convictions, no arrests, no nothing.” He said LaPlante agreed to live at his parents home in Gilford where no similar kind of alleged behavior would be allowed. He also said LaPlante saw the police and immediately put his hands up. Vara agreed that both LaPlante and Noftle cooperated with police during the arrest. Both defense attorneys argued separately that corporate surety should be an option for posting bail but Carroll said no and stipulated that a source of any cash bail must be disclosed. Carroll said he agreed to a certain degree with

Bresaw that marijuana possession is a “political football” but that LaPlante and Noftle are accused of running a commercial operation that is illegal both federally and locally. He also said people can look sophisticated and cultured but sometimes their appearances can be “a Trojan horse.” Affidavits supplied by the N.H. Drug Task Force said little except that there had been a “cooperating individual” who allegedly told law enforcement on during the week of October 13 about the operation. Paperwork said Carroll signed a search warrant on October 16 and police raided the house the next morning at 9:15 a.m. At 4:40 p.m. LaPlante had posted bail and Noftle remained incarcerated in the Belknap County House of Corrections. Lt. Kris Kelley of the Gilford Police said only that the investigation is ongoing and additional charges may be forthcoming.

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Winter hikers to lead program for Laconia Historical & Museum Society LACONIA — The Laconia Historical & Museum Society’s October program on Monday, October 21 at 7 the Laconia Public Library will feature a Bob Manley and Gordon Dubois with a slide presentation on Winter Hiking. In 2004 Manley and DuBois summited New Hampshire’s 48 4,000 foot mountains in winter. Fol- Bob Manley and Gordon Dubois reach a summit. (Courtesy photo) lowing this accomplishment, they continning photographs will be used to proued to climb other peaks in New England vide an appreciation for this feat from a during the winter season and at the end perspective that few have experienced. of this year hope to have climbed New They will also provide information on England’s 100 highest in winter. the basics of winter hiking: trip planOver the years, Manley has collected ning, clothing, equipment, food, hiking a large number of photos from these with your dog and multi-day hikes. winter hike exploits. In addition to The program will also include a special their passion for winter hiking, Bob is emphasis on hiker safety and the use of an accomplished professional photogmap and compass, cell phones and GPS. rapher and Gordon loves long distance For more information, or to make hiking, having hiked the Appalachian, a donation and/or become a member, Coos, Long, IAT and John Muir Trails. please contact Laconia Historical & Bob and Gordon will present a slide Museum Society at (603) 527-1278, show and share their stores about email at winter hiking in New England. Stunor visit at

‘The New England Life of Cartoonist Bob Montana’ to speak at Meredith Library

MEREDITH — The Meredith Public Library is happy to host Carol Lee Anderson as she presents her newest book The New England Life of Cartoonist Bob Montana: Beyond the Archie Comic Strip’’ on Tuesday, October 22 at 6:30 p.m. Cartoonist Bob Montana was made famous with his Archie comic strip and resided in Meredith for many years with his wife and children. “I saw a strip that had Gunstock in it and I asked myself how many times

he did this,” said Anderson. “I started looking at the old ‘Archie’ comics and we found a lot of Lakes Region references. Many times he would include people from Meredith and surrounding towns.” Anderson decided to focus on this aspect of Montana’s life for her book. Learn more about Bob Montana’s life in Meredith and what influence Meredith had on his work. Light refreshments will be served and Carol will be selling and signing copies of her book.


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Les Miserables on stage at Plymouth State University next week

PLYMOUTH — Students in the Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance at Plymouth State University will present a musical theatre version of Victor Hugo’s famous story Les Miserables, October 24–27 in the Hanaway Theatre at the Silver Center for the Arts. The Tony Award-winning musical is the ultimate romantic story of oppression, justice, freedom, duty and longing. The Broadway production of Les Miserables premiered in 1987 and remains the fourth longest-running Broadway show of all time. After spending years in prison for stealing a loaf of bread, Jean Valjean is released and discovers that despite his best attempts to live a good life, it is impossible to leave his past behind. No one will hire the former convict. Against a backdrop of the revolution brewing in France, Valjean finds himself pursued by his former jailor, Inspector Javert. Honor, love and humanity are celebrated in the heart-wrenching finale of this mega-musical with a popular score of beautiful melodies and stirring anthems that includes I Dreamed a Dream, Master of the House and On My Own. PSU faculty member Sharon Paquette is directing the production, which she says poses a range of challenges, from meeting patrons’ preconceived expectations for this familiar show, to getting all 37 cast members on stage for ensemble numbers, to guiding students as they learn the intricacies of blending the music and stage movement. The show is sung all the


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way through—there is no spoken dialog. Paquette says that along with music director Professor Kathleen Arecchi and choreographer Lisa Travis, she is pushing the actors to find the grittiness of the story. “We are not sugar coating it at all. Each day we realize how many of the themes in the play and novel are still plaguing our country, and we work with the students to think about that and include those thoughts process in their creation process.” She says the students are working diligently, have wonderful ideas and are courageous. “It’s their passion,” Paquette says. Principal players in the cast include: Mike Dodge, a senior music major from Northwood as Jean Valjean; Brad Fernald, a senior communication studies major from Hudson as Inspector Javert; Eben Brown, a senior music education major from Dorchester as Thenardier; and Sam St. Jean, a junior theatre

arts major from Goffstown as Enjolras. Also Alyssa Dumas, a senior theatre arts major from Manchester as Fantine; Georgia Noonan, a sophomore music education major from Raymond as Cosette; Olivia Opal, a sophomore theatre arts major from Hampden, Mass., as Eponine and Danielle Aucoin, a junior theatre arts major from Hudson, Mass., as Mme. Thenardier. Nineteen other students depict multiple ensemble roles. Area children in the cast are Ainsley Towers of Thornton as Gavroche, Mackenzie Jolli of Bridgewater as Young Cosette and Kayla Sassan of Meredith as Young Eponine. Performances are October 24 and 26 at 8 p.m., October 25 at 7 p.m. and October 26 and 27 at 2 p.m. Tickets for Lis Miserables are $21 for adults, $17 for seniors and $15 for youth at the Silver Center Box Office, (603) 535-2787 or (800) 779-3869. Tickets are also available online at

CONCORD — Employment Security (NHES) is hosting the Concord Job Fair on Wednesday, October 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Steeplegate Mall located at 270 Loudon Road. Employers hope to fill a variety of positions including, but not limited to, Security Personnel, Insulation Installers, Motor Coach Operators, Financial Advisors, Event Specialists, Facilities and

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(Traditional Catholic Latin Rite) The Traditional Latin Rite Mass has been celebrated and revered by the Popes of the Church from time immemorial to POPE JOHN PAUL II who requested that it have “a wide and generous application.” 500 Morrill Street, Gilford 524-9499 Sunday Mass: 7:00 a.m. & 9:00 a.m. Daily Mass: 8:00 a.m. Mass on Holy Days of Obligation: 7:00 a.m. & 7:00 p.m.

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Fundraiser at Patrick’s for Gilford football

‘Pink Plate Combo’ on menu at LRGH Auxiliary Fall Craft Fair today

Annie Verville, (center) displays the menu board for her booth at the 12th Annual LRGH Auxiliary Fall Craft Fair being held today at Laconia High School from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Annie will be located in the LHS cafeteria. As a special feature, among many selections, will be “The Pink Plate Combo” Special where a portion of the sales will be donated to the Auxiliary to help them provide the “Comfort Tote Bags” of recovery products and materials to breast cancer patients in the LRGHealthcare Breast Health Program. The Co-Chairman of the craft fair, Barbara Tuttle (l) and Sue Dalton (r) are pleased to have Annie join the event to continue the tradition of a day of fun, great shopping and good food. (Courtesy photo)

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career information and gain experience speaking with potential employers. NHES provides free services, resources, and tools to assist both job seekers and employers with the entire job search process, hiring and employment needs. NHES has services available online and onsite to assist job seekers including an automated Job Match System, internet access, local papers, employment counseling, and career assessments, as well as, workshops on job searching, resume writing and interviewing techniques.

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GILFORD — From Sunday October 20 through Thursday October 24, patrons of Patrick’s Pub and Eatery who mention to their server that they are there for Gilford Football can help raise funds for .the Gilford Silverhawks (1st – 8thgrade football)

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Brewster Academy’s Curvey Scholars with Jim and Shirley Curvey (seated) and Mike Cooper (standing) l to r: Rebecca Jones (Wolfeboro), Ali Reed (Tuftonboro), Isabella Monzione (Alton), Kolby McKenzie (Alton), Roy Gardiner (Gilford), Sean Cassidy (formerly of Alton), Tre Galligan (Gilford), Chase Gardner (Wolfeboro), Tara Fitzpatrick (Wolfeboro), Hannah Coulter (Tuftonboro), and Catriona Lennon (Wolfeboro). (Courtesy photo)

Curvey Scholars meet with benefactors WOLFEBORO — Over dessert at Brewster Head of School Mike Cooper and wife Andrea’s residence recently, James C. Curvey, vice chairman of Fidelity Investments, and his wife, Shirley ,met the three youngest Curvey Scholars. They offered advice to all the scholars as they move into the new school year at Brewster Academy, and Curvey fielded questions from some of the students. Each year, three incoming local freshmen are awarded Curvey Scholarships, thanks to the generosity of the Curvey family who reside in Alton. This year’s freshman scholars are Roy Gardiner of Gilford and Tara Fitzpatrick and Catriona Lennon of Wolfeboro. Recalling Jim Curvey’s commencement speech to the Class of 2013 and his focus on the importance of rela-

tionships, one student asked Curvey how his own relationships have shaped him. Curvey talked about the importance of building relationships and making connections in the workplace. ‘’Find the people that will provide you with the best management that you can learn from, and when you are asked to do three things – do four, ‘’he said. Another question for Curvey: does he think technology, such a big part of students’ lives today, is positive or negative. He sees both the positives and negatives. ‘’It changes so fast – while we sleep – and it is filled with opportunity to be creative and entrepreneurial.”Take advantage of that, but keep a balance in your lives. Don’t forget about the importance of personal relationships.” he said.

SANBORNTON — The Sanbornton Conservation Commission is sponsoring a 2nd Roadside Cleanup Day today. Collection bags are available by

calling Katy Wells at 491-2522. The commission is keeping a list of roads cleaned and the mileage, so contact Katy with clean up information.

MEREDITH — On Thursday, October 24, the 4th annual Empty Bowls Dinner will be held in the Inter-Lakes High School cafeteria, 5:30 to 7 p.m. I-LHS National Honor Society and students from Mrs. Sangudolce’s Art Club and art classes will work together to sponsor the evening event which is meant to heighten the local communities awareness of hunger and hunger

related issues around the world. Area restaurants will supply a simple dish that feeds those who attend. Any donation is accepted (suggested $10) and 100% of the proceeds will be donated to hunger agencies. Participants are asked to take their student made bowl home as a reminder of those who suffer from hunger – and those who did something to help.

LACONIA — The Laconia Parks & Recreation is inviting families to take part in a pumpkin carving event on Thursday, October 24, from 6-8 p.m. t the Laconia Community Center. Pumpkins and pumpkin carving

kits will be provided as well as hot apple cider and cookies. This is open for families and friends and will cost $10 per pumpkin. Pay and register by October 21. For more information call 524-5046.

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Lakes Region Real Estate Market Report / Roy Sanborn

September waterfront sales report There were 18 waterfront home sales on Winnipesaukee in September at an average price of $1,114,292 and a median price point of $652,000. That’s up 13 sales from last September but the average sales price is down from $1.37 million. So far this year there have been 103 sales on the big lake at an average price of $921,565. For the first nine months of 2012 there were just 94 transactions but at a higher average sales price of $1.004 million. So the total number of sales is up 9 percent but the average sales price is down 8 percent. The average time on the market for the sales in 2013 was 168 days which is a lot better than the 237 days on market reported for sales in the same period in 2012, but you must remember many of these properties were listed multiple times so those numbers are imprecise to begin with. The Winnipesaukee entry level award this past month goes to the property at 12 Farmington Road in Alton. This renovated, 1910 two bedroom cottage is fairly roomy with 1,848 square feet of living space and although it is across the street from the water it has a separate lot with its own waterfront, dock , and small boathouse/cabana. It really looks pretty nice in the pictures! This home was offered at $285,000 and sold for $275,000 after 95 days on the market. It has an assessed value of $177,400. The home at 267 Dockham Shore Road in Gilford represents the median price point sale last month. This property consists of a 1912 vintage, three bedroom, one bath lake cottage on a .59 acre lot with 120’ of sandy frontage and a 8’x40’ crib dock. Now this property had been on the market for a little while. It was listed originally in July, 2008 for $1.25 million, and was subsequently re-listed five more times for a total of 1069 days before selling at $695,000. This kind of shows you how the data shown in the MLS for the number days on market might not tell the real story. Anyway, the property is assessed at $869,730 so the new owner must feel like he got a deal. He already has the

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LACONIA — Guy F. Trefethen, 60, of 640 Benton Drive, died at the DartmouthHitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, N.H. on Wednesday, October 16, 2013. Mr. Trefethen was born February 22, 1953 in Kittery, Maine, the son of Lorraine (Garnett) and Guy F. Trefethen, Sr. Mr. Trefethen served in the U. S. Army 82nd Air Borne for eight years and served in the U. S. Navy for twelve years before retiring in 1993. He resided in North Port, Florida for ten years before moving to Laconia in 2011. Survivors include a son, William Trefethen, of Virginia Beach, Virginia; a daughter, Karry Landis, of Boswell, Penn.; four grandchildren K.J. Trefethen, Issabella Landis, Skyler Trefethen,

and Landen Trefethen; his mother, Lorraine Trefethen, of Laconia and two brothers, Kevin Trefethen of Laconia and Dan Trefethen of Ohio, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father, Guy F. Trefethen, Sr. in 2006 and by a brother, Randy Trefethen, in 2007. There will be no calling hours or funeral service at this time. For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675. 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

John D. O’Connor, 72 NORTH SANDWICH – John D. O’Connor, 72, of North Sandwich, died Monday, October 7, 2013 at Lakes region General Hospital. Despite convincing everyone that he would eventually die due to his heart condition, it was not meant to be. John dealt with pancreatic cancer and succumbed to pneumonia. He was born on June 10, 1941 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of John P. and Agnes (Daly) O’Connor. John worked for several years installing fire suppression equipment and retired as president of his own company. He went on to work in other areas of interest, such as business consulting and real estate before his health interfered. Throughout his life, John was an athlete with many accomplishments in semi-pro football and golf. His enthusiasm for the two sports never wavered. He was known as a true gentleman. John’s family would like to extend their deepest appreciation to the many medical pro-

fessionals that tried to help him with his complicated medical history. The family would like to also express their gratitude to the caring and empathetic staff of LRGH and Central NH VNA and Hospice. He is survived by his life partner, Kathryn McDonald of North Sandwich, his beloved cat, Lily and many loving friends. There will be no calling hours. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Central NH VNA & Hospice, 780 North Main Street, Laconia, NH 03246 or to Sandwich Fire & Rescue, 23 Wentworth Hill Road, Sandwich, NH 03227. 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

GILFORD — Rita Sturgeon, 87, of 303 Old Lake Shore Road, died at the Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia on Thursday, October 17, 2013. Mrs. Sturgeon was born July 7, 1926 in Laconia, N. H., the daughter of George and Mary L. (Sullivan) Provencal. She was a life time resident of the Laconia-Gilford area and had been employed at the Lakes Region General Hospital for twenty-five years, retiring in 1987. Mrs. Sturgeon was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church, Laconia. Survivors include two sons, Richard Sturgeon and his wife, Sandy, of Tilton and David J. Sturgeon of Gilford; a daughter, Shirley Burgess, of Gilford; three grandchildren, Carey Sturgeon of Belmont, Crystal Sturgeon of Tilton and Michael Mount of Meredith; two great grandchildren, Katelynn Sturgeon and Kyle Mount and many nieces and nephews. In addi-

tion to her parents, Mrs. Sturgeon was predeceased by her husband, Albert P. Sturgeon. Calling hours will be held on Sunday, October 20, 2013 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, October 21, 2013 at 10 a.m. at St. Andre Bessette Parish at Sacred Heart Church, 291 Union Avenue, Laconia, N.H. Burial will follow in the family lot in Union Cemetery, Academy Street, Laconia, N.H. Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to

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from preceding page rooms, four baths, plus a bunkroom that sleeps six, a gourmet kitchen featuring soapstone countertops and sinks, hand hewn hemlock beams, a great room with floor to ceiling granite fieldstone fireplace, recreation room, wine cellar, know, the list just goes on and on. The property was listed at $7.5 million and sold for a cool $7 million after five days on the market. The $41,263 tax bill equated to about

a $4.8 million assessed value. Please feel free to visit to learn more about the Lakes Region real estate market and comment on this article and others. Data was compiled using the Northern New England Real Estate MLS System as of 10/15/13. Roy Sanborn is a realtor at Four Seasons Sotheby’s International Realty and can be reached at 603-455-0335.

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Julia F. Carnivale, 93 GILFORD — Julia F. Carnivale, 93, of 38 Colonial Drive, Gilford, N.H. and formerly of Westwood, Mass., died at the Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia, on Monday, October 7, 2013. Mrs. Carnivale was born June 23, 1920 in Walpole, Mass., the daughter of the late Domonic and Rose (Mancini) Lori. Mrs. Carnivale had been a longtime resident of Westwood, Mass. before moving to Gilford five years ago. She had been employed by the Town of Westwood for over thirty years before retiring in 1982. She was a communicant of St. Denis Parish in Westwood. Julia also attended St. Andre Bessette Parish - St. Josephs Church in Laconia and was a longtime member of the Friendship Club in Laconia. Survivors include a son, Wallace W. “Wally” Carnivale, Jr., of Gilford; two grandchildren, Jeff Carnivale of Ashe-

ville, NC and Dina Carnivale of Concord, two great grandchildren, Olivia and Sawyer; five nieces and four nephews. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Carnivale was predeceased by her husband of 67 years, Wallace W. Carnivale Sr., and by three sisters and two brothers. Funeral Services were held in Massachusetts. Burial was in the family lot in Brookdale Cemetery, Dedham, Mass. For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the American Cancer Society, Two Commerce Dr. Ste 110, Bedford, NH 03110. 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

James H. McElroy, 89 KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — James H. McElroy, age 89 of Knoxville, TN, formerly of Laconia, New Hampshire passed away October 16, 2013. James was born October 30, 1923 in Cambridge, MA and educated in Canterbury and Concord, NH. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy from 1942 to 1946 where he served in the Ammunition Depot and Utility Squadron in the American and Asiatic-Pacific areas. James retired in 1989 from General Electric Air Propulsion Division in Hooksett, NH then relocated to Sarasota, FL where he worked as a postal clerk in the USPS Contract Stations. In 2004, he moved to Farragut, TN to enjoy fishing the lakes and streams of Northeast Tennessee. James was a life member of the Laconia, NH Benevolent Protective Order of Elk (BPOE). He was also a former member of the following organizations; Masonic Lodge, Order of Odd Fellows, Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion. James is survived by his wife, Jeanne Roucher McElroy; children and spouses, James and Lynn McElroy of Gilmanton, NH, Kathleen and Jonathan Borden of Dart-

mouth, MA and Scott and Susan McElroy of Delray Beach, FL; step-children, Bonnie Douglas of Chesapeake, Va, Stephen McElroy of Farragut, TN and Jeffrey McElroy of Los Angeles, CA; grandchildren, Garth McElroy and wife, Megan of Anson, ME, Ian McElroy and wife Jody of Belmont, NH, Andrew Borden of Dartmouth, MA, Leanne Borden of Boston, MA, Zachary McElroy and William McElroy, both of Delray Beach, FL; great-grandchildren, Jordyn and Tristan McElroy of Belmont, NH; siblings, Beatrice Hilton of Kittery Point, ME, Margaret Boyan of Riverview, FL and Russell Kenney of Orange City, IO; special relatives to Jim, George McElroy and wife, Edith of Arcadia, FL and Stuart Ramsay of North Myrtle Beach, SC. The family appreciates the staff of Summit View of Farragut for their compassionate care of Jim. Services will be private with inurnment in the New Hampshire Veterans Cemetery at Boscawen, NH. Memorials may be made in his memory to Laconia Elks Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 676, Laconia, NH 03247.

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26th Annual Debra Bieniarz Award This award is presented annually by the Laconia City Council to a resident of the City based on his/her work with the youth of the community. Written nominations will be accepted until 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, November 6, 2013. Please send nominations to the City Manager’s Office, City of Laconia, 45 Beacon St. East, Laconia, NH 03246. Please call 527-1270 if you have any questions.

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Dear Annie: I dated “Carol” for more than eight years. I loved her and wanted to marry her. The problem was her children (now aged 37 and 42), who have not grown up to be mature adults. Carol knew from the beginning that if we ever broke up, it would be because of them. I spent every weekend with her. The kids had a tendency to go through my personal belongings when we were on a date and when we slept. I had to hide my checkbook, wallet, truck and house keys. Her kids still live there and put forth zero effort to make it on their own. They have no interest in facing the realities of life and simply sponge off their mother. They don’t realize that when Mom passes away (one of these days), they will have to face what they’ve been avoiding for years. Her kids are nothing more than liars and thieves. I loved Carol very much, and they destroyed our relationship. I am hoping she will see my letter. -- Anonymous Dear Anonymous: We hope you realize that it is Carol who bears most of the responsibility for permitting this behavior from her children. If she truly wanted them out of the house, they would be out. Parents do a grave disservice to their children when they encourage such dependence. It is both selfish and lazy parenting. And Carol’s children seem particularly untrustworthy, as well. Yes, they will have difficulty when she can no longer provide for them, but we worry about what could happen to Carol should she become ill or infirm. Those kids are unlikely to put their mother’s welfare above their own interests. We recommend you give her the number for Adult Protective Services in your state ( or call the Eldercare Locator at 1-800-677-1116). She may need it someday. Dear Annie: My husband and I are very social and have several groups of friends. Lately, one of these friends has

started to make every get-together a potluck. Even for special occasions such as birthdays, the hostess asks each guest to bring a food item. Many times, she actually assigns dishes. I’m starting to dread these invitations. What happened to throwing a party and providing refreshments for your guests? Or at least waiting for your guest to offer? Most of these friends are in their 50s and 60s, and most live quite comfortably, so it’s not as if they cannot afford to host. I know I have the option of not accepting the invitations, but we enjoy the company, and I hate to miss the social activity. Am I being a scrooge, or is this trend rather tacky? -- Fed Up with Potluck Dear Fed Up: Yes, it is tacky to “host” a party and expect others to provide the refreshments, unless this is agreed upon in advance. However, your friends’ financial situation may be less rosy than you think, and one way to hide this while still entertaining friends is to make everything potluck. If you enjoy these get-togethers, you may as well play along, although you might offer a dish you actually want to bring. Dear Annie: I’d like to say one more word in favor of adult children calling their parents daily. One size does not fit all. Three years ago, I found out I have terminal cancer, and at about the same time, my husband left me after 31 years of marriage. After my husband left, my father, for whom I’d been caregiver for four years, passed away. My adult daughter lives in the same city, and we speak daily. My married adult son lives about 1,000 miles away, and we speak, text or email every few days. My daughter ’s daily calls became my saving grace. Without our conversations and constant closeness, I may not have had the drive to battle my disease and continue on as I have. -- Jacksonville, Fla.

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$1-A-DAY CLASSIFIEDS • CALL 527-9299 DOLLAR-A-DAY: Private Party ads only (For Sale, Lost, Autos, etc.), must run ten consecutive days, 15 words max. Additional words 10¢ each per day. does not apply to yard sales. REGULAR RATE: $2.50 a day; 10¢ per word per day over 15 words. PREMIUMS: First word caps no charge. Additional bold, caps and 9pt type 10¢ per word per day. Centered words 10¢ (2 word minimum) TYPOS: Check your ad the first day of publication. Sorry, we will not issue credit after an ad has run once, and we do not offer refunds. DEADLINES: noon the business day prior to the day of publication. PAYMENT: All private party ads must be pre-paid. We accept checks, Visa Mastercard and Discover credit cards and of course, cash. $10 minimum order for credit cards. CORRESPONDENCE: To place your ad call our offices at 527-9299 between 9 am & 5 pm, Monday through Friday; Stop by our office or send a check or money order with ad copy to The Laconia Daily Sun,1127 Union Ave, Laconia, NH 03246. You can email ads to, we will contact you for payment. OTHER RATES: For information about display ads or other advertising options, call 527-9299.



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Autos $_TOP dollar paid for junk cars & trucks. Available 7-days a week. P3s Towing. 630-3606

1998 Subaru Legacy Outback wagon 129,000 miles. Very good condition $2,000/ OBO. 455-8521 1999 Chevy 2500 4 x 4, regular cab, no rust, new tires, new brakes, new exhaust, new paint. 125K miles, auto. $2500 524-9011 2008 Dodge Avenger- Leather interior, GPS, CD player, 73K Miles, Runs great, needs some body work, $3,000/OBO. 603-998-2242 CADILLAC Coupe deVille, 1976. ONLY 40K! Excellent interior, good condition, 2-Door, recently Inspected. $6,000/OBO. 524-5747

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ALEXANDRIA 2 Bedroom home w/small yard, recently renovated. Pets considered. $800/month plus utilities. 603-744-9369

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ALTON Room w/bath in country: 10 minutes from Alton & Wolfeboro. $450/month w/utilities and wifi. Outside smoking OK. 875-6875. Love pets!

GILMANTON Rocky Pond Rte. 106 1 bedroom house with large basement. Washer/dryer hookup, no smoking/no pets. $800/month + utilities. Call 508-359-2176 or 603-267-6140

ALTON: Studio $695 month, All utilities included. Heat, electricity, hot water. Available November 1st. 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.) BELMONT 2 bedroom, 1st floor, coin-op laundry and storage space in basement, $245/wk including heat, electric & hot water, 524-1234, BELMONT, NH- FURNISHED Single Rooms for rent in Large Victorian home with lake and moumtain views. All utilities included, digital TV wireless internet. $125-175/week Call 603-524-2382 BELMONT- 2 bedroom unit in duplex.$850/Month, no utilities, small pets okay. 603-998-0187

CENTER Harbor House- 1 bedroom, year round, central propane heat. Credit report required, security, lease, application fee, no pets/no smoking, tenant pays utilities. Call between 5pm-8pm. $400/Month. 603-253-6924 Toyota Rav 4 X 4 2006 Sport. Immaculate inside and out. 89,000 miles $9,500 Must see to appreciate. 524-2580


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1989 Toyota Celica GT Converti ble. Solid, excellent body, garaged, 2.0-L, 4-cyl, 125K, Automatic, good heat, AC, new tune up, brakes, struts & sticker. 30-35 MPG. $3500. Call 279-7455. Serious inquiries only please.

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BOATS 2000 Seadoo GTS (2) $1000/each or take both for $1800. 8 foot fiberglass rowboat $400. Pelican paddleboat $75. 1992 Celebrity 220C I/O cuddy w/trailer, Bimini $5000. PWC Lift $750. 603-366-2509

LACONIA 1 BEDROOM, kitchen/ dining/large den. Recently renovated upper level, heat included $160 wk or $675 mo. Walk to downtown. Ref & deposit. No pets. No smoking. 524-9436. LACONIA 1 Bedroom, second floor, $220/Week, heat and hot water included, Direct TV w/DVR, All new paint and carpet. Nonsmoker. No Pets. $700 Security. deposit required. 387-8081. LACONIA 2 bedroom apartment. $175 per week plus utilities. FIrst month free. Includes parking. No dogs 934-8200 ask for Dez. LACONIA 3 bedroom house for rent with option to buy, full basement, W/D included, no smoking no dogs, $1000/ month plus utilities, security deposit required. 998-3811 LACONIA 3 bedroom includes heat & hot water. $250/ week references and security deposit. 524-9665 LACONIA Winter Rental: 3Bedroom, 2-Bath home washer/ dryer/dishwasher. Weirs. Non-smoker $800/month. + utilities. 393-0458. LACONIA- 1 bedroom apartment. Newly renovated, Sunny 2nd floor near downtown. New washer & dryer. Heat/Hot water included. $800/Month Plus utilities. 387-0147

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GILFORD Furnished 3-bedroom waterfront winter rental. Dock, washer & dryer. Available through May 31st. $900/mo. + Utilities. Oil heat. No pets. (603) 686-2982

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Today’s Birthdays: Author John le Carre is 82. Artist Peter Max is 76. Actor Michael Gambon is 73. Actor John Lithgow is 68. Feminist activist Patricia Ireland is 68. Singer Jeannie C. Riley is 68. Rock singer-musician Patrick Simmons is 65. Talk show host Charlie Chase is 61. Rock singer-musician Karl Wallinger is 56. Singer Jennifer Holliday is 53. Boxer Evander Holyfield is 51. TV host Ty Pennington is 49. Rock singermusician Todd Park Mohr is 48. Actor Jon Favreau is 47. Amy Carter is 46. “South Park” co-creator Trey Parker is 44. Comedian Chris Kattan is 43. Rock singer Pras Michel is 41. Actor Omar Gooding is 37. Country singer Cyndi Thomson is 37. Writer-director Jason Reitman is 36. Actor Benjamin Salisbury is 33. Actress Gillian Jacobs is 31.

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CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). One does not have to be experienced to possess a radiant intelligence. Today’s wisdom comes from the mouths of babes. Of course, it’s your expert interpretation that makes it especially relevant. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). When someone you don’t particularly respect becomes successful, it’s too easy to write it off as good luck. But look deeper into the methods and strategies, and you could become a serious competitor. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Knowing what you believe can be limiting. Besides, how can you know for sure until you’re tested? You may prefer to leave your mind open to the possibilities, if only because it’s easier given your current circumstance. TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Oct. 19). You’ll take better care of yourself and others. You’ll build strong, fruitful relationships while establishing your own identity. November boosts your authority. In December, your plans will be disrupted by something happy, but still, it knocks you off course a bit. To get back on track you must be vigilant. Aquarius and Capricorn people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 13, 34, 27, 19 and 50.

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ARIES (March 21-April 19). There are times when you patently disagree with the role that life is trying to cast you in. These are moments of choice. You can always politely decline. And don’t worry -- life will find someone else to cast in that role! TAURUS (April 20-May 20). For every sweet, there’s a sour to balance out the taste and keep everyone from going into sugar shock. That’s why you take a bit of negativity in stride. Being too good all of the time is boring! GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Your energy level will be higher than usual, and you may find it difficult to control. If you find yourself feeling anxious with nothing to pin it on, consider taking it as a sign that you really need a break. CANCER (June 22-July 22). Deciding whom to befriend and/or love is one of the most impactful decisions you can make. Don’t go haphazardly into relationships. It’s best when your head and heart work in tandem. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). A high profile comes with a high level of responsibility. Right now, it’s a burdensome reality. In the future, you may decide to slip under the radar so no one will bother you. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You want to do work that contributes beauty to the world, but you also want to make money. The two desires may not seem to easily mesh, but work at it a bit longer. There is a way to fulfill both wants. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You have a joyful spirit, and therefore the world seems more interesting to you. Whatever you focus on, you awaken the joyful soul resting inside of that person, place or thing. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). People say that time changes things. It seems to you that you’re the one changing things, and time is greedily taking all of the credit. That’s why you’re justified in pointing out exactly what you’ve done. Don’t forget to take a bow. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Your instincts are good, so you need to trust them. Act when the impulse is fiery inside you -and don’t wait for it to cool, or your action may as well not have been executed at all.



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––––––– ALMANAC ––––––– Today is Saturday, Oct. 19, the 292nd day of 2013. There are 73 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 19, 1987, the stock market crashed as the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 508 points, or 22.6 percent in value, to close at 1,738.74. On this date: In 1765, the Stamp Act Congress, meeting in New York, drew up a declaration of rights and liberties. In 1781, British troops under Gen. Lord Cornwallis surrendered at Yorktown, Va., as the American Revolution neared its end. In 1812, French forces under Napoleon Bonaparte began their retreat from Moscow. In 1864, Confederate Gen. Jubal A. Early attacked Union forces at Cedar Creek, Va.; the Union troops were able to rally and defeat the Confederates. In 1936, H.R. Ekins of the New York WorldTelegram beat out Dorothy Kilgallen of the New York Journal and Leo Kieran of The New York Times in a round-the-world race on commercial flights that lasted 18 1/2 days. In 1944, the play “I Remember Mama,” by John van Druten, opened at the Music Box Theater on Broadway. In 1951, President Harry S. Truman signed an act formally ending the state of war with Germany. In 1960, the United States began a limited embargo against Cuba covering all commodities except medical supplies and certain food products. In 1967, the U.S. space probe Mariner 5 flew past Venus. In 1977, the supersonic Concorde made its first landing in New York City. In 1982, automaker John Z. DeLorean was arrested by federal agents in Los Angeles, accused of conspiring to sell $24 million of cocaine to salvage his business. (DeLorean was acquitted at trial on grounds of entrapment.) In 1994, 22 people were killed as a terrorist bomb shattered a bus in the heart of Tel Aviv’s shopping district. Entertainer Martha Raye died in Los Angeles at age 78. Ten years ago: Pope John Paul II beatified Mother Teresa during a ceremony in St. Peter’s Square. New York magician David Blaine emerged from 44 days of isolation in a clear plastic box suspended over London. Five years ago: Retired Gen. Colin Powell, a Republican who was President George W. Bush’s first secretary of state, broke with the party and endorsed Democrat Barack Obama for president, calling him a “transformational figure” during an appearance on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” The Tampa Bay Rays held off the defending champion Boston Red Sox 3-1 to win the American League championship series in Game 7. One year ago: The Dow Jones industrial average had its worst day in four months, falling 205 points, or 1.5 percent, to 13,344. The Standard & Poor’s 500 lost 24, or 1.7 percent, to 1,433. And the Nasdaq composite index dropped 67 points to 3,006.




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CALENDAR TODAY’S EVENTS Ask The Farmer workshop held as the last installment of Moulton Farm’s Good Gardening Series. 10:30 a.m. at Moulton Farm in Meredith. For more information visit www. The Doric-Centre Lodge in Tilton is holding a special open house to give members of the community an unrestricted look at who Mason’s are and what they do. 12:30-3 p.m. Fall Italian Dinner hosted by the Robert Leroux Council 10934 Knights of Columbus. 5-6:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Church in Belmont. Cost is $8 per person or $30 per family. Laconia-Gilford Lions Club will be holding an Electronic Waste Collection Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Lowe’s Parking Lot in Gilford. All old electronics can be handed over for a small cost lower than the local transfer stations. Cash or checks accepted. “Tasty Tidbits” event held to benefit the Community Caregivers. 3-5 p.m. at Moulton Farm in Meredith. Tickets are $10 per person. 253-9275. 4th Annual Indoor Yard Sale to benefit the Meredith Emergency Food Pantry. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room at Inter-Lakes Elementary School. For more information call 279-7968 or email Eastern Dragon Karate is sponsoring its annual free scary haunted house event. 7-9 p.m. at the Hackmatack Campground in Laconia. LRGH Auxiliary Annual Fall Craft Fair held at Laconia High School from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free. Donations appreciated. Food and drinks by Annie’s Cafe and Catering available for purchase. Belmont High School Drama Club presented the production of the musical Wily Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Franklin Opera House. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students and seniors. Tickets can be purchased by calling 934-1901 or by visiting 43rd Annual Harvest Supper with corned beef and bean-hole beans. 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. seating’s at the First United Methodist Church in Gilford. For more information or reservations call 524-3289 or Sharon 528-6485. Harvest Supper hosted by the Moultonborough United Methodist Church in Moultonborough. 6 p.m. Price is $10 for adults and $5 for children. Tickets may be purchased at the door. 7th Annual Old Ways Days presented at Old Ways Traditions in Canterbury. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Trail walk at 11 a.m. followed by a farm tour held at 2 p.m. Live music. Performance by “The Rockin’ Daddios” musical trio, and a short play “Claire” presented by Pat Langille will be featured during this year’s “Autumn Leaves” concert. 7 p.m. at The Music Clinic Theater Company in Belmont. Reservations are suggested. Tickets are $18. For more information or to RSVP call 677-2777. The Back Room at The Mill Fudge Factory in Bristol will be hosting Harmonies and Guitar experts Bennett and Perkins. 7:30-9:30 p.m. For more information or to purchase tickets call 744-0405 or email 2nd Roadside Cleanup day for 2013 sponsored by the Sanbornton Conservation Commission. Road side trash is free to dump at the transfer station in Sanbornton. For more information call 491-2522. Harvest Supper hosted by the Trinity Episcopal Church to benefit Lakes Region Habitat for Humanity. 5-7 p.m. Features corned beef with a medly of autumn vegetables. Price is $12 per person or $30 per family. For more information call 279-6689.

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For Rent

For Rent

For Sale


LACONIA- Spacious 2 bedroom units starting at $850 + utilities. 3 bedroom unit $1,000/month + utilities. Washer/dryer hookups and off street parking. NO PETS. Call GCE Apartments @ 267-8023

PLYMOUTH seeking roomate. Own bedroom/bathroom, shared kitchen & Living-area. Deck. $500/month, shared utilities. 508-514-0958.

FULL size pool table in excellent condition w/table tennis top, includes all equipment $500. 528-2857.

FREE Pickup for of unwanted, useful items. Estates, homes, offices, cleaned out, yard sale items, scrap metals (603)930-5222.


Heavy Equipment

LACONIA: 3 rooms, 1 Bedroom, includes heat/hot water, off-street parking, no pets $690/month. 603-253-6815 after 5pm. 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. EHO. Please call Julie at Stewart Property Mgt. (603) 524-6673

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. WEIRS Beach, 3-Bedroom, 2 bath home. Washer/Dryer in place. $1000/month + utilities & Deposit. . 279-7046. Ask for Chris.

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Cut, Split & Delivered $200 per cord,

455-6100 LOAM

Beautiful, organic, screened loam. $15/yard. Call (603)986-8148. MERIT Electric Scooter with attachments and charger in excellent condition. Asking $1,200. 603-527-1372

LACONIA: 1 bedroom apartment. $775/Month + deposit, heat included, small pet considered. Available 10/18. 520-1179

REFINISHED Wood Kitchen Table: 60-in. x 38-in. plus 2 chairs, $125. 527-9443.

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

RINNAI furnace heater 3000 BTU Used one season, still under warranty, $1500. 293-0683

Lakeport- 2nd floor small 1 bedroom. $165/week. No utilities, No dogs. 4 week Security deposit 1st weeks rent in advance. Leave message for Bob 781-283-0783

SALON equipment, 2 new dryer unit chairs, shampoo chair, and hydraulic chairs. 603-524-6653 or 630-4523. $375 takes it all or can be sold separately.

MEREDITH 1 & 2 bedroom apartments and a 2 bedroom mobile home. $700-$775+ utilities. Security deposit required, no pets, 279-5846

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

LOOKING TO LEASE 5,000-20,000 SQ. FT. COLD STORAGE BUILDING Must have large garage door for access. Starting ASAP until June. CONTACT ED AT WINNISQUAM MARINE


For Sale MEREDITH/ L aconia/ Sanbornton Area : Beautiful studio apartment for country lover. Great views, great light, clean and new! $850/month, includes utilities. 455-3585. MOULTONBOROUGH- Winnipesaukee Waterfront 2 bedroom cottage. Long term, $1,000/month. Small pet considered. 603- 253-8848

4 Aluminum Wheels and Tires, fits Ford or Mercury, P-235/75R15, 105T, like new. $225 or BO 293-4074. AMAZING! Beautiful Pillowtop Mattress Sets. Twin $199, Full or Queen $249, King $449. Call 603-305-9763 See “Furniture” AD. ANTIQUE Victorian Triple Mirror Dressing Vanity. Vintage from 1920/collectors item. Great condition. $450 or BO. 524-6653 or 630-4523. Call for more details. AVALON Salish propane stove, bay window, black w/gold trim, logs, manual, all piping included. $950 Call 603-345-0898 CAMOUFLAGE waterproof hunt ing pants & jackets. $40 per set. Call 528-3532 CAR Lift: 4 post with drive on level beams. Good for garage or home. Cost $1950, sell for $600 or best offer. On trailer ready to deliver. Call 603 293-8526 in Gilford

NORTHFIELD- 2 bedroom townhouse style unit on wooded lot. Laundry room on site, off street parking and storage. $750/month + utilities. PLEASE NO PETS. Call GCE Apartments @267-8023

COAL stove, use with wood or coal, good condition $25. 603-293-0683.

NORTHFIELD: 2 bedroom, 3rd floor, coin-op laundry in basement, $235/wk including heat, electric & hot water, 524-1234,

DAN Wesson 44 Mag. Remington 30-O6 semi. Both in excellent condition. Call Mario at 603-714-5995

PITTSFIELD1 bedroom unit $500/month +utilities. 3 bedroom unit $1,000/month +utilities. Building sits on Drake field with off street parking. Call GCE Apartments @267-8023 NO PETS ROOM for rent. Heat, utilities & cable included. $475 month.

CRAFTSMAN rear tine rototiller. Must sell, need heat! $200/OBO. 279-9035 Leave Message.

ELECTRIC Wheelchair, Quantum 600, never used, leg lift, full tilt, many extras. $1000. 524-2877 FIREWOOD: Green, Cut, split and delivered (Gilmanton and surrounding area). $200/ cord. (603)455-8419 FISHER Mama Bear Woodstove: 24-inch log, good condition, $500.


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SMALL Heating Oil Deliveries: No minimum required. Eveningweekend deliveries welcome. Benjamin Oil, LLC. 603-731-5980 VERMONT Castings radiance vent free gas heater. Ivory. $560. Solid wood drafting table, $75. 603-253-7614.

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

CAT 277B SKID STEER With bucket and/or forks. Rubber tracks. Rent by the day, week or month. $300.00 a day, $1,000.00 a week or $2,500.00 a month.

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



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



WHOLE big pile of 1-year old wood chips. Free for the taking, West Alton. 293-0683 YAMAHA 88 keyboard w/stand $490. Vocopro twister, 250w, road-case $490. M Audio BX5 Studio speakers, $180/pair. 16” monitor $50. Assorted furniture. 286-4759.

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 PINE corner hutch. 3 shelves on top two, on bottom, $50/OBO. 524-5437


Needed to start immediately. Due to a large increase in business, our company is looking for 15-20 people to start training right away. Salary starts at $445 weekly for cleaning & customer service positions. No experience required. Professional appearance & positive attitude a must! Those selected may begin training the same week. Call (603)822-0220. DEPENDABLE CDL Driver wanted- Must be able to operate heavy equipment to load on flatbed trailer. Pickups throughout New England. Please call Larry at 603-539-1692.

On-Call Wing Operators The City of Laconia Department of Public Works is seeking individuals to perform On-call Wing Operator duties during snowplow operations. Individuals must be accessible by telephone, and be available to accompany snowplow drivers as needed. Hourly Rate: $14.00 City application forms may be obtained at the Finance Office, Laconia City Hall, 45 Beacon Street East, Laconia, NH, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or at under Personnel Department/Employment. EOE/ADA

Help Wanted

Help Wanted

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Help Wanted

Help Wanted

AUTO SALESPERSON Winnisquam Auto is looking for a quality salesperson. Must have a friendly attitude, self-motivated, and able to work alone and with others. Be a part of a growing company. Tap into your earning potential. The only limits are controlled by the effort you are willing to put in. Join us and be a part of our team.

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Help Wanted

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Position available for a part-time journeyman or master electrician. Inquiries please email info to or leave a voicemail at 520-7167.

For a special kids cuts shop. Start Nov. 1st. Call Dan 524-7978 or come in for interview 662 Main st. Laconia, Tuesday -Friday.

Help Wanted

for the Alton Senior Center. Position to manage all aspects of the Center. 25-29 hours/week. Includes paid annual and sick leave, paid holidays, and 403b retirement. Direct day-to-day operations including coordination of nutrition services, transportation, education, recreation, and support services. BA or BS in Human Services or related field (Masters preferred); two to five years experience in senior services; demonstrated supervisory experience; volunteer coordination; excellent skills in communication, program development, and community relations. Please send resume and cover letter to Joan Barretto, Assistant Director of Elder Services at The Community Action Program, Belknap -Merrimack Counties Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No phone calls, please.

MULTIPLE POSITIONS AVAILABLE Full time, part time, seasonal, & permanent year ‘round. Seeking associates with a strong work ethic that enjoy interacting with our customers in a fast paced work environment, willing to work weekends & holidays. Pay comensurate with experience. Will train the right applicant. Apply @ Kellerhaus in person (no phone calls please) 259 Endicott St N Weirs Beach, NH

Current Openings:

CNC Sr Set-up/Operator/Programmer

Full Time Patrollers

Aavid Thermalloy, LLC in Laconia, NH is seeking a skilled CNC Sr-Set up/Programmer for vertical CNC Milling machines using Fanuc and Yasnac controls. • 5 – 7 years proven Sr Set up • Vertical 3 axis CNC’s • G code programming • Strong blueprint & Solidworks • Set-ups without supervision • Excellent attendance • Full references • Fabricating a plus • $24 to $27 DOE We offer medical, dental, vision, disability, company paid life insurance, 401k, profit sharing, paid vacation/floats/holidays and tuition reimbursement. EEO employer.

To apply, send resume or inquiry to, or mail to Aavid Thermalloy, LLC Human Resources, 67 Primrose Drive, Laconia, NH 03246


EMT-B or OEC required Strong Skier or Rider If interested please apply online or send resume to: WVR is the “Official Mountain Resort” of The Boston Red Sox and NHs Family Destination WVR is an at-will, equal opportunity employer

LICENSED PLUMBER WANTED Seeking a licensed Journeyman or Master Plumber Experience in Residential service and repair, new construction and remodels, and some light commercial. HVAC experience a definite plus as well as NH Gasfitters license. Professional Work habits Excellent Customer Service Skills Valid Drivers license with Clean Driving Record Call 603-875-1118 for more details.

NEED BEER GURU Full time, weekends and flexible hours a must. Must be 21, no phone calls, apply in person. Case ‘n Keg, 5 Mill St, Meredith.


Custom showers, backsplashes, floors, etc. 15 + years installing tile everyday. (603)452-8181, Mark. Find us on Facebook!



Adults • Teens • Kids Drawing & Painting

528-7651 CNA / LNA TRAINING Evening Class Begins Dec. 3rd in Laconia. Graduate in just 7 weeks! (603) 647-2174

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TODAY’S EVENTS “Fall into Fashion” Fundraiser hosted by the Faith, Hope and Love Foundation. Refreshments served at 6 p.m. at the banquet hall at Pheasant Ridge Golf Club in Gilford. An award ceremony to award $2,000 to local youth organizations will start at 7 p.m. followed by a fashion show. Al-Anon Meeting at the Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia. 8 to 9:15 p.m. each Saturday in the first-floor conference room Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 645-9518. All compulsive eaters are welcome to attend the Overeaters Anonymous meeting held each Saturday morning from 11 to 12 at the Franklin Hospital.

Narcotics Anonymous meeting. 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Society (172 Pleasant Street) in Laconia. The New Horizons Band of the Lakes Region meets every Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Music Clinic on Rte 3 in Belmont. All musicians welcome. For more information call 528-6672 or 524-8570. Open Door Dinners offer free weekly meal in Tilton. 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. An outreach housed at Trinity Episcopal Church on Main Street, downtown. provides a free hot meal open to all members of the community. All are welcome to eat and all are welcome to help out. For more information, especially about volunteering, please call Pastor Mark at 286-3120 or e-mail him at Meat Raffle hosted by the Wilkins Smith American Legion Auxiliary. 3 p.m. at Post 1 located on North Main Street in


Real Estate


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.

HOUSE for sale by owner in Meredith, NH. Large raised ranch, main floor, mud room 15’ x 10’, computer room 11’ x 8 ’, kitchen 14 ’ x 20’ with plenty of cabinets, parlor 14’ x 18’, master bedroom 12 ’ x 16’. Full bath 11’ x 9’ with Jacuzzi. Large deck 16’ x 22’. Lower level, 2 bedrooms 12’ x 14’, TV room 12’ x 11’, gym room 12’ x 14’, full bath 12’ x 9’. Sepa rate building for shop or office 16 x 22’. Quality built home, must see! Built in 2003 on a small cul-de-sac road, 5.8 acres. $295,000. 603-279-4692


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 SMALL Gray Tiger Kitten: Last seen October 5th on Fenton Ave. Laconia. Call Lexi 603-273-2887

Mobile Homes BELMONT For sale only2 bedroom mobile home. 1 1/2 bath, newly renovated. Own your own land, town water & sewer. Small storage shed, pick your own blueberries, peaches & pears. This is a must see, youll love it! $82,500. 267-6946 by appointment only.

Roommate Wanted PROFESSIONAL roommate to share 3BR home in Belmont, own room and bathroom. Nonsmoker. $600 a month includes everything. 455-7211


Laconia. Proceeds benefit Veterans Christmas gifts. Lakes Region Lyme Support Group meeting. Third Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Laconia Middle School. For victims and support people of those with chronic Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. Questions? Leave message for Nancy at 1-888-596-5698.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20 Annual Pieathon in Center Sandwich. 8:30 a.m. at Surroundings Gallery in Center Sandwich. Event offers an 8 mile scenic bike ride followed by a 3.14 mile run/walk. Pie and warm drinks available after the race. Cost ranges from $15-$25. For more information or specific cost call 4762476.

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Quality Work Reasonable Rates Free Estimates Metal Roofs • Shingle Roofs

Our Customers Don!t get Soaked!

DINING ROM SET (light pine), living room sofa & loveseat, , Boston rocker, sofa table. Self-propelled lawn mower, lawn and garden tools & antique bureaus. Misc. furniture, many kitchen item, ladders and treadmill, and wet dri vac. Cash only.

528-3531 Major credit cards accepted CALL Mike for yard cleanups, mowing, maintenance, scrapping, light hauling, very reasonably priced. 603-455-0214

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


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


WEIRS Beach Area: To share house, $550/month, everything included. Beach rights. 393-6793

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



DRM has mobile home lots available in Franklin and Gilford. We are offering 6 months free rent as a promotion. Call 520-6261

2001 Polaris 800 XC, high output twin, rebuilt engine, nice shape. $1500 firm. 524-9011


CLASSIC 1988 Yamaha Excel Snowmobile. Low miles, needs minor repair (tail light and carb cleaning). $650/OBO 279-9035 Leave message

“Open Sunday!s 12 to 2”

$79,995 To $139,900 YES! WE CAN FINANCE!

Storage Space

Dir. RT 93 exit #23 right to Post office left 800 ft. I am a hard-working young adult. Call me at 603-254-6773. I am eager and willing to perform yard and indoor clean-up chores such as raking and pulling weeds. I can also walk your dog.

LACONIA -1994 Mobile Home. Double wide, 3 bedroom 2 bath, handicap accessible with shed. New wood floors, tile, counters, lighting and paint. $69,900. 603-496-4602

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

Open Daily & Sun

Camelot Homes Rt. 3 Tilton NH



Metal & asphalt roofs, vinyl siding with insulation, vinyl replacement windows. (603)733-5034, (207)631-5518.

Anderson!s Property Mgmt.

Complete Landscaping Fall Clean-ups Pressure Washing Hauling Plowing & Snowblowing (603) 455-0208

LOOKING TO LEASE 5,000-20,000 SQ. FT. COLD STORAGE BUILDING Must have large garage door for access. Starting ASAP until June. CONTACT ED AT WINNISQUAM MARINE

HANDYMAN SERVICES Rick Drouin 520-5642 or 744-6277

524-8380 SNOW PLOWING & SANDING 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.

Yard Sale BARN SALE: Saturday, Oct. 19, 9am-4pm. Antique, vintage, retro and new items, tools, art, books, car accessories, fishing reels, toys, commemorative coin sets and much more! 2836 Parade Road (corner Pickerel Pond Rd), Laconia.

Buy • Sell • Trade

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

Real Estate


FLORIDA HOMES, CONDOS Englewood, Port Charlotte, Venice, Sarasota. Free Property Search Suncoasteam Realty 941-235-7474

RG COMPUTER SERVICES Formerly "All About Computers" Residential computer sales, serv-

GILFORD LARGE INDOOR YARD SALE SAT. 8-2 29 GILFORD EAST DR. Holiday decorations, household items, furniture, snowmobile and boating accessories, camping gear. All must go! LACONIA Big Garage Sale- Furniture, tools, appliances, electronics, antiques & more. 30 Winter St. Saturday, October 19th, 8am-4pm

Antiques, household items, vintage phone booth, serger sewing machine, trains, motorcycle equipment & more

FLUFF n BUFF House Cleaning: Call Nancy for free estimate. 738-3504.

Small Jobs Are My Speciality

GILFORD MULTIFAMILY YARD SALE 35 BEACON HILL RD. SAT. 7AM-1PM Furniture, knick knacks, books, sports items, & more Rain or Shine! EVERYTHING MUST GO!

LACONIA Multifamily Yard Sale Sat. 8am-3pm Petal Pushers Farm 2635 Parade Rd.


$32,900 14’ Wide 3 Bdrm. $43,995 Double Wide 3 Bdrm. $69,995 38X26 Cape

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

LACONIA Moving Sale- Saturday & Sunday, 9am-? 112 Baldwin St. Furniture, restaurant equipment & supplies.


or Call

603-387-7463 Mansfield Woods, 88 North, Rt. 132, New Hampton. NH

Yard Sale BELMONT MOVING SALE Fri. Oct. 18th & Sat. Oct. 19th, & Oct. 20th 9am-2pm 20 Wildlife Blvd.

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LACONIA- 30 Cottonwood Ave. Saturday, 8am. Moving. Misc. Household, furniture, books, jewelry, television, collectibles, more. NEW Durham, 53 Ragged Mtn Rd., Sat. 10/19 , 8am - 3pm. Rain date Sun, 10/20. Furniture, Bar Stools, Wildlife Prints, Joe Camel Collectibles, File Cabinets, Gun Display Cases & Racks, Rods, Reels, Tools, Lawn Chairs. Silver Plates, Cut Glass Bowls, Books, Sporting Goods and Knick Nacks.

UPSCALE YARD SALE Saturday, Oct. 19 Rain or Shine

9 to 3 27 Barnard Ridge Rd Meredith Rugs • Furniture • Gardening materials • Outdoor furniture • Much more!

Home Care

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CALENDAR from preceding page


507 Lake St Bristol, NH 03222 603-744-8526 EXQUISITE CRAFTSMANSHIP shows in this 5 bedroom 6 bath Timber frame Cape w/ 6 beautifully landscaped acres on a scenic road. Formerly run as a B&B it offers a Custom kitchen, exposed timbers, cathedral ceilings, Master suite w/private entrance & deck, 4 bedrooms w/ adjoining baths, lofts, siting areas & more. Minutes to Ragged Mountain & Newfound Lake. A real value at $399,900.

Admission Open House at Sant Bani School in Sanbornton. 2-4 p.m. Light refreshments served. To RSVP or for more information call 934-4240. Performance by “The Rockin’ Daddios” musical trio, and a short play “Claire” presented by Pat Langille will be featured during this year’s “Autumn Leaves” concert. 2 p.m. at The Music Clinic Theater Company in Belmont. Reservations are suggested. Tickets are $18. For more information or to RSVP call 677-2777. Line Dancing at Starr King Fellowship. 4-5 p.m. $5 per person. For more information call George at 536-1179. 7th Annual Old Ways Days presented at Old Ways Traditions in Canterbury. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Farm tour held at 2 p.m. Live music by the Fiddle Thomsons from noon to 2 p.m.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 21 Narcotics Anonymous meeting. 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 35 Tower Street in Weirs Beach. Overeaters Anonymous offers a program of recovery from compulsive eating using the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of OA. The program is held Monday nights at 7 p.m. at the Laconia Congregational Church Parish Hall, 18 Veterans Square, (for mapquest use 69

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14 X 74, 3 bedroom, large deck, set up in park on end lot. F-17

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


Open House


Sunday October 20th 11:30am to 2:00pm

On Lake Winnipesaukee 1-603-293-2007

Haul Boat, Run engine and stabilize fuel. Winterize engine, check lower unit oil, check engine oil. Spring start up: Charge battery, courtesy wash and vacuum, Re-launch. Starting at $28.00 per foot.

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Mint condition Detached Condo in Gilford

ALL INCLUSIVE, NO HIDDEN CHARGES! 10% discount for first time customers. Refer a friend and get 10% off your storage.

3 BR, 2Baths, One Level, Garage, Low Fee, 1430 sq ft — Donuts & Coffee Served — Directions: Rte 3 to 11A, left on Intervale Rd (11B), take left onto Henderson, 2nd right is Hampshire Rd #12 is on right.


MEREDITH — Confused about New Hampshire’s Health Insurance Exchange? Have questions about how the Affordable Care Act/Obamacare affects you or your small business? A certified “navigator” for NH’s Exchange will answer your questions on Wednesday, October 23, at 5:30 p.m. at the Meredith Community Center in Room A, One Circle Drive, Meredith.

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Streetcar selling ‘Wait Until Dark’ tickets Stage curtain restoration is next topic of New Hampton Historical Society LACONIA — The Streetcar Company community theater group has announced that tickets are now available for their fall production of Frederick Knott’s Wait Until Dark. The suspense-thriller will be presented at Laconia High School on Friday and Saturday, November 1 and 2 at 7 p.m.

with a matinee scheduled for Sunday, November 3 at 2 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at Greenlaw’s Music in Downtown Laconia, at the door or online at the company website: Advanced sale tickets are $8. Tickets at the door will be $10 or $ 8 for senior citizens.

LACONIA — Rev. Gary Mauck was honored as Minister Emeritus at United Baptist Church, in Lakeport on October 13th. Pastor Gary served from 1974 to 1982 and again this year as Minister from June through October. He has

now returned to his winter home in Florida. Dr. Rady Roldan-Figueroa, assistant Professor of Theology at Boston College will be serving as the Pulpit Supply minister. Church services are held at 10 a.m.

Lakeport Baptist marked retirement of Rev. Gary Mauck on October 13

Unitarian Universalist Society will hear about city’s homeless artists on Sunday LACONIA — The Unitarian Universalist community will welcome special guests Elaine Morrison, and Dick Smith on Sunday as they share some of their experiences working with homeless artists in Laconia.

This worship will help kick off our the congregation’s social justice initiative on homelessness for the year. A workshop / organizing summit on homelessness will follow the service from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. All are welcome.

from preceding page Bert Weiss is certified on the Health Insurance Marketplace in both the individual and small business categories to facilitate the application process to ensure consumers choose the policy best suited to their needs.

This presentation is sponsored by the Lakes Region Democrats as a community service and is entirely non-partisan in its subject matter. Contact Kate Miller at 279-4764 with any questions.

TUFTONBORO Classic Post & Beam Cape, lovingly restored, tastefully renovated, beautiful gourmet kitchen, wonderful modern baths, handsome 3 stall barn, 13 pastoral acres with views of The Castle in the Clouds.


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ASHLAND SQUAM LAKE VIEWS: Over 14 acres with complete privacy. Exquisite home with gourmet kitchen, wrap around deck, 2 sided fireplace, 2 garages & landscaped grounds.


BROOKFIELD Charming & historic Via Lactea Farm, extraordinary farmhouse on 33 acres w/5 acres of cleared, fenced pasture, 40X50 barn, multiple outbuildings, limitless possibilities! Additional land available.


NEW DURHAM Looking for a property to raise horses? Come home to your immaculate 3 bedroom log home, sit in front of the fireplace and enjoy the privacy. MEREDITH This cute New Englander is zoned commercial/residential and is located downtown. Walk to shops at Mill Falls and local restaurants! Many recent updates. ALTON Great location and 4 subdividable acres. Cathedral ceilings, fireplace, bead board dining room, 5 rooms, 3 bedrooms and 2 nice porches in a country setting.

NEW HAMPTON — The New Hampton Stage Curtain Restoration Project to restore two painted stage curtains found in the New Hampton Grange Hall and the Town House will be the topic of a New Hampton Historical Society meeting Tuesday, October 22, 7 p.m. at the Gordon-Nash Library. The Director of Curtains Without Borders, Christine Hadsel, will be explaining the detailed process involved in the restoration. A hundred years ago, grand drapes and painted backdrops were the primary artistic feature of the cultural life of many Northern New England

villages and towns and were found in town and grange halls, theaters and opera houses. Curtains Without Borders is a conservation project dedicated to documenting and preserving historic painted scenery. THe program is supported in part by a grant from the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts. The program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served and there will be fundraising items for sale. For more information, contact Carole Curry at 603-744-9798

Meredith church brunch is October 27 MEREDITH — The First Congregational Church in Meredith has changed the date of hosting a fundraising “Brunch” from Sunday, Oct.

20th to Oct. 27th at 11 a.m. at 4 Highland Street in Meredith. Adults $7, ages 6-10 $4, under 6 free.

Sunday, October 20th 11am to 1pm 233 Switch Road Andover $254,000 Come see this Beautiful 3 Bedroom, 3 Bath, Passive Solar Contemporary, situated on 4.29 Private acres. Too many features to list , here are just a few 1st Floor Master w/Bath, Cathedral ceilings, Loft, and Large Deck. Ideal Horse property with its four Stall Barn W/Paddocks, Dressage arena and Round Pen. A Must See! Directions: Route 4 to Plain Rd. to Left on Switch Rd. home on right.

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NEWLY PRICED! NOW...$129,900..!! YOU’LL APPRECIATE THE IMMACULATE CONDITION!! Pack your bags and just move in!! PRISTINE!! Vinyl sided, vinyl windows, new furnace in 2013, hot water, Mitsubishi air conditioner wall unit, 3 bedrms, 1.5 baths, family rm, enclosed porch, deck w/deck furniture, garage and garden shed. REALLY NICE!! Dir: Union Ave to Stark St. Take your 2nd left onto Valley, house #34 on left

TUCKED AWAY AND SITTING PRETTY!! Your own piece of Lake Winnisquam!! 50’ of shoreline, gradual sandy beach and a 30’ dock!! Plus this recently renovated, adorable 5 bedroom 2 bath Lake House!! Waterside porch, waterside patio, gas fireplace, updated kitchen, first floor master suite, 4 additional bedrooms w/loft. Vinyl sided, new roof, town sewer and 2 garden sheds. Fully furnished and appl’d...$443,000 Dir: From Laconia take Rt#3 over the Winnisquam Bridge, left on Hill Rd...follow to private dirt road w/sign

NEWLY PRICED!! NOW..$249,000.. Gilford Village Neighborhood!! Almost ALL brand new!! Blond bamboo floors throughout this pristine home. Open concept with a brand new granite and stainless steel kitchen. Gleaming!! Three big bedrooms, 2 new baths, tiled lower level family rm and 2 car garage. Like a new penny!! READY FOR YOU!!




NEWLY LISTED!! Classic 1950 Cape Cod home across from Lake Opechee and close to schools Great Location!! This beautiful home offers 2600SF of living space to include 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2 fireplaces, hardwood floors, built-ins and a 2 car garage. There is a finished playrm/rec rm over the garage too!! Sunroom with water views!! $249,900

WOW...NOW $99,900...And cute as a button!! All remodeled to include a new kitchen with SS Appl’s..Living Room/Den with a brick fireplace and HW floor, 3 bedrooms (1 on the first floor), vinyl sided ,private setting and nicely landscaped.. AFFORDABLE!

NEW PRICE!! NOW $225,000..Wonderful 4 bedroom 2 bath home with a great location!! Gas fireplaced living rm, a beautiful kitchen , big sunny family room, master suite on the lower level and 2 car garage. Air conditioned for hot summer days..the yard is fenced for furry friends and there’s a firepit and Tiki Hut!! Beautifully landscaped..Great Condition!!

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Wolfeboro 569-3128 • Center Harbor 253-9360 • Alton 875-3128


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