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Ward 5 ballot box will be opened today

LACONIA — The 47 ballots cast on September 10 in the primary election for the City Council seat in Ward 5 will be recounted today at City Hall beginning at 4:30 p.m., as the result of a brief hearing before Justice James D. O’Neill III of Belknap Superior Court yesterday. Dave Gammon, who believes former mayor see WARD 5 page 8


Tax bills will be late

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Police investigating toddler’s fall down stairs in Belmont home 2-year-old girl airlifted to Dartmouth Hitchcock BY GAIL OBER


BELMONT — Police remained at the Concord Street apartment building last evening where a 2-year-old girl fell down a flight of stairs and sustained a head injury earlier in the day. Although authorities are

ing down the stairs. Dispatches heard over the Lakes Region Mutual Fire Association radio and later confirmed by Fire Chief Dave Parenti said the child was unconscious but breathing. Parenti said it appeared as though she fell from the second floor to the first floor. He said the stairs were carpeted as was the floor where she landed and there was no apparent obsta-

releasing no information, the door to one of the apartments in Building 2 of the Belmont Village Apartments is sealed with crime scene tape. Police and emergency responders from the Belmont Fire Department were called to the home yesterday morning after a report of the child fall-

cles in the stairway. He said he immediately called for a DHART helicopter and had hoped it could land in Belmont but said it was refueling and would fly to Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia. Parenti said they took the child to LRGH where she was stabilized by emergency room personnel and then flown by helicopter to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical see GIRL page 10

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Prolific novelist Tom Clancy dies at 66

NEW YORK (AP) — In 1985, a year after the Cold War thriller “The Hunt for Red October” came out, author Tom Clancy was invited to lunch at the Reagan White House, where he was questioned by Navy Secretary John Lehman. Who, the secretary wanted to know, gave Clancy access to all that secret material? Clancy, the best-selling novelist who died Tuesday in Baltimore at 66, insisted then, and after, that his information was strictly unclassified: books, interviews and papers that were easily obtained. Also, two submarine officers reviewed the final manuscript. In an interview with The New York Times in 1987, he explained that unclassified information can lead to insights about state secrets. “One of the reasons we are so successful is that we have a free society with open access to information,” he said. “If you change that, if you try to close off the channels of information, we’ll end up just like the Russians, and their society does not work. The best way to turn America into another Russia is to see CLANCY page 4

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White House pow-wow yields no progress on shutdown WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama brought congressional leaders to the White House on Wednesday for the first time since a partial government shutdown began, but there was no sign of progress toward ending an impasse that has idled 800,000 federal workers and curbed services around the country. The standoff continued after a White House summit with chief executives as financial leaders and Wall street urged a resolution before serious damage is done to

the U.S. and world economy. The stock market ended lower as Wall Street CEOs, Europe’s central banker and traders pressed for a solution before serious damage is done to the economy Obama “refuses to negotiate,” House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio., told reporters after private talks that lasted more than an hour. “All we’re asking for here is a discussion and fairness for the American people under Obamacare.” But Senate Majority Leader Harry

Reid of Nevada said moments later, “We’re locked in tight on Obamacare” and neither the president nor Democrats will accept changes in the nation’s 3-year-old health care law as the price for spending legislation needed to end the two-day partial shutdown. With the nation’s ability to borrow money soon to lapse, Republicans and Democrats alike said the shutdown could last for two weeks or more, and soon oblige a divided see SHUTDOWN page 8

Pressure mounts to fix online access to new health insurance exchanges (AP) — The pressure is on for the federal government and states running their own health insurance exchanges to get the systems up and running after overloaded websites and jammed phone lines frustrated consumers for a second day as they tried to sign up for coverage using the new marketplaces. In some ways, the delays that persisted Wednesday were good news for President Barack Obama and supporters of his signature domestic policy achieve-

ment because the holdups showed what appeared to be exceptionally high interest in the overhauled insurance system. But if the glitches aren’t fixed quickly, they could dampen enthusiasm for the law at the same time Republicans are using it as a rallying cry to keep most of the federal government closed. “It was worse today than it was yesterday,” Denise Rathman of Des Moines said after she tried for a second day to log onto the Iowa site.

Rathman has insurance through Dec. 31 but said she is eager to sign up for a policy because of her psoriatic arthritis, which has caused her to be denied insurance in the past. David Berge, a pastor with two young children in Shoreview, Minn., tried unsuccessfully at least 10 times to create an online account on the state-run site MNsure. His high-deductible plan expires at the end of the year. “I’m anxious to see what the insurance see OBAMACARE page 10

DURHAM (AP) — Emmy-award winning television producer Marcy Carsey has donated $20 million to her alma mater, the University of New Hampshire. The Carsey School for Public Policy will train future leaders in the United States

and around the world to use research to solve problems. Carsey teamed up with Tom Werner to form Carsey-Werner and produced longrunning and popular shows that included “The Cosby Show,” ‘’Roseanne,” ‘’Third

Rock from the Sun” and “That 70s Show.” She is frequently named as one of the most powerful women in show business. The gift builds on her 2002 gift of $7.5 million that established the Carsey Instisee UNH page 8

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Property tax bills will be late this year because new law creating logjam in Concord By Michael Kitch CONCORD — Towns and cities may find themselves facing cash flow crunches before the end of the year because of a change in the state funding of public schools. Yesterday the New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration (DRA) announced that it would not begin setting municipal tax rates before November 7. Typically DRA begins setting tax rates in the middle of October. The agency explained that the delay is the result of legislation enacted in 2012 that requires the New Hampshire Department of Education (DOE) to calculate the amount of state aid distributed to school districts on the basis of their enrollment in the immediately prior school year, not the enrollment of two years prior. In other words, the state aid distributed in the 2013-2014 school year will be calculated from the enrollment in 2012-2013 school year, not the 2011-2012 school year. . The DOE has informed the DRA that it will not complete the calculations to measure school enroll-

ment and apportion state aid until November 7, almost three months later than in the past. Since the law assures school districts that state aid will not be less than 95 percent of their allocation in the prior year, the DRA considered using that figure to begin setting municipal tax rates at the usual time. The agency rejected this alternative, concluding that it would lead to unnecessary increases to local tax rates. But, the delay in setting tax rates poses challenges. “The real pinch is on cities and towns,” said Geoff Ruggles, finance director in Gilford. He explained that normally in October town officials begin meeting with DRA staff in the first half of October, when an “unofficial” tax rate is set. He estimated DRA dealt with between 20 and 30 municipalities a day. DRA confirmed the rate within two or three days. Then the warrant is prepared and signed by the selectmen, after which it is reviewed by the tax collector, who manages the printing and mailing of the tax bills. Ruggles said that the process generally takes about two weeks.

Ruggles said that if the process begins in October, there is sufficient time for cities and towns to parade to DRA set their rates, mail their bills and collect the taxes required to replenish their diminished coffers and fund operations for the coming six months. But, with the delay he feared that there will be a queue of municipalities at the door of DRA on November 7, causing one bottleneck, which could be followed by another at the mail houses as cities and towns scramble to begin the collection process as their cash flow shrinks. Meanwhile, municipalities must pay their county apportionment, which in Belknap County is as little as $405,419 in New Hampton and as much as $2,655,238 in Laconia, no later than by December 17. Ruggles said that if the process is slowed significantly some towns could be faced with having to borrow to make the payment and fund other obligations. Although Ruggles sadi he could not recall a municipality defaulting on its payment to the county, Glen Waring, the finance director of Belknap County, said, “I’m concerned.”

CLANCY from page 2 emulate their methods of handling information.” Government officials may have worried how Clancy knew that a Russian submarine spent only about 15 percent of its time at sea or how many SS-N-20 Seahawk missiles it carried. But his extreme attention to technical detail and accuracy earned him respect inside the intelligence community and beyond and helped make Clancy the most

widely read and influential military novelist of his time, one who seemed to capture a shift in the country’s mood away from the CIA misdeeds that were exposed in the 1970s to the heroic feats of Clancy’s most famous creation, CIA analyst Jack Ryan. “Thrillers, like all art, are always a reflection of the culture,” said fellow author Brad Meltzer. “No one captured that Cold War fear — and that uniquely American perspective— like Clancy. Jack

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of the total federal funds available to the county from all federal sources for every year it is not in compliance with the standards. He said that the county could request an audit of its facility in order to better understand what needs to be done and establish a plan, which would need to be implemented within 180 days, to make recommended changes. The US Department of Justice is in charge of administering the requirements of the 2003 law. County Commissioner Ed Philpot said that he was hesitant to have the facility audited, pointing out that one of the major concerns of the commission in recent years, which motivated it to establish a committee to develop plans for a new correctional facility, is that there are other problems with the jail could produce a lawsuit which would require major and costly changes. But an audit will be coming sooner or later anyway. All confinement facilities covered under the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) standards must be audited at least every three years to be considered compliant with the PREA standards, with one third of each facility type operated by an agency, or private organization on behalf of an agency, audited each year. These include adult prisons and jails, juvenile facilities, lockups (housing detainees overnight), and community confinement facilities, whether operated by the Department of Justice or unit of a state, local, corporate, or nonprofit authority. The laws says that each agency seeking PREA compliance will be responsible for contracting with or otherwise securing the services of one or more DOJ-certified auditors to schedule audits for each of its facilities during the three-year audit cycle. Commission Chairman John Thomas said he had requested that Ward make a presentation so that the county could be aware of the impact of the law and the implications it had for the county facility. ‘’We’re looking at major operational costs for staffing, new equipment and a camera system,’’ said Thomas. Ward said that he would be bringing together a plan for compliance which he will present to commissioners by November 1.


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As a Democrat, I should be pleased Here’s a big news alert: House Republicans oppose Obamacare. That’s why they’ve shut the government down. No, doing so won’t actually stop Obamacare. To a great extent, the program is on autopilot. The Republicans shut down the government, but the exchanges are open for business. The last time the Republicans shut down the government, they at least had the fig leaf that they were doing so to protest the size of government. Not this time. This time, it’s not about the size of government. It’s not about the deficit. The Senate already has gone along with the House’s insistence that agencies cut their spending in the coming weeks. This is pure symbolism — on the Republican side — at the expense of people who depend on the government and work for the government. Maybe you or a loved one is trying to sign up for a potentially lifesaving clinical trial. Sorry. You can’t. Maybe you work as an air traffic controller or a prison guard. The “good news” is you’re still working. The “bad news” is you don’t get paid. It’s not right. Make no mistake. This is not going to help Republicans in the long run. Playing games with people’s lives is not smart politics. The fact that many well-known Republican senators have made clear that this is not an appropriate way to protest Obamacare underscores the ideological extremism that holds sway in the House. Just the other day, a lifelong Republican sought me out to express his immense frustration. Why are they doing this, he kept asking me. Don’t they understand that however unpopular Obamacare is, closing down the government as a symbolic protest is going to be seen as irresponsible? It’s even more unpopular than Obamacare. I have no answer. Or rather, I have no answer other than the obvious one: that the House is under the control of extremists who are throwing a political temper tantrum, and responsibility be damned.

As a Democrat, I should be pleased. As an American, I am deeply troubled. We’re used to having extremists hold sway on cable television. But that’s entertainment. You can vote with your clicker. You don’t have to watch. At the end of the day, no one gets hurt. Congress should be different. It’s not a TV show. It’s not a tryout for the next round of “Crossfire,” or at least it shouldn’t be. This is real life. This is about parents not getting paid, people who need loans for their businesses not getting help, people who are sick having to wait for the ideologues to stop playing games. “I’m always willing to work with anyone of either party to make sure the Affordable Care Act works better,” the president said. “But one faction of one party in one house of Congress in one branch of government doesn’t get to shut down the entire government just to re-fight the results of an election.” Except that they did. Obamacare was a central issue in the last election. By the time he won his party’s nomination, Mitt Romney had effectively turned his back on his own (similar) program in Massachusetts and was urging voters who opposed Obamacare to vote for him. If you wanted to get rid of Obamacare, the way to do it was to elect Romney and give Republicans a majority in the Senate. It didn’t happen. Romney lost. The Senate remains in Democratic hands. That’s how it works in a democracy. You win some, and you lose some. The tea party lost. Better luck next time. Or not. There may be some new contestants for Newt Gingrich’s slot on “Crossfire.” Better there than in Congress. (Susan Estrich is a professor of Law and Political Science at the University of Southern California Law Center. A best-selling author, lawyer and politician, as well as a teacher, she first gained national prominence as national campaign manager for Dukakis for President in 1988.)

Nixon also thought he was above the laws passed by Congress To The Daily Sun, Obamacare is The Law Of The Land. I’m confused. I thought when a law is passed it applies to all. According to Obama, it’s here to stay. The people and the courts have spoken. Though I don’t agree, it’s the way we do things in this country. That’s why we vote. Health care for all, paid for fairly by all. We are now learning that’s not the

case. Obama took it upon himself to change the law, after the fact. Since when does a president have the right to change the law of the land? Nixon thought he was above the law. History has a strange way of repeating itself. Tom Sellew Lochmere (Tilton)

LETTERS We don’t want to help people without insurance because of race To The Daily Sun, Well the Government has shut down, so please thank the GOP House, especially the self-centered Tea Party. They had their chance to vote for a clean bill but they had to add something about the ACA while knowing it would never pass the Senate. The finger pointing has started but the GOP still has the ball, we can even see it, while they try to hide it. The Dems point at the GOP and the GOP point at the Dems and Obama. It was interesting hearing Cruz play the blame game as he twisted and turned words around to suit his point. Almost sounded believable if one didn’t know the truth. It was never about deficits or budgets. The GOP even had to change the reason for the shutdown before each vote. It was to expensive, it didn’t work (hadn’t even started yet), to confusing, was unfair and discriminated against government workers. Was never a shortage of reasons against it even though they did like certain parts of it. They have always been saying about the ACA — repeal and replace — but they have NEVER said what they would replace the ACA with or how they would fix it. The answer to this is they will replace the ACA with nothing or no health care at all. So if you get sick you will go broke and end up on Medicare or Medicaid so the taxpayers pay for your care. This

seems acceptable to the fiscally-responsible, job-creating GOP. But we have a law called the Affordable Care Act that is suppose to save money and create jobs which they are trying to block. You will be able to afford it with all the incentives and credits which should reduce the burden on the taxpayers. Why don’t they want to help the citizens of our country is beyond me. One reason, I believe is, is that most of the people covered will be low income and people of color and we know from the treatment of our president the last four years how much they like people of color. They also mention numerous complaints, lost jobs, high premiums, confusion etc. Amazing this has only happened in their districts. I also hear the complaint about socialized medicine — horrors! Would that be like the other socialized programs we have, like Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, child labor laws, women voting, 8-hour work day, unions, other womens’ rights, etc.? People tried blocking these back then and I would think some would still like these laws to go away now. Doubt that will happen soon. So, again, as the Gov of Kentucky said “get over it and move on” The scarey part is we still have the debt ceiling to go through. Jon Hoyt Plymouth

Insurance is not a right; most of America doesn’t want handout To The Daily Sun, “...Once the president signs something into law, it is supposed to apply to everyone. Obama has granted waivers, exemptions, delays to his cronies and allies. House Republicans asked if delays, waivers, and exemptions were good for some, they should be good for all Americans. But Obama, Reid, and Pelosi said no. House Republicans asked that a specific 2.3 percent medical device tax, which is causing jobs to ship overseas, be repealed. Again, Obama, Reid, and Pelosi said no. Obama and liberal media are lying to you America. Obamacare is not a law, according to our Constitutional Republic, because laws apply to everyone....” — Allen West “Elected leaders should not be treated better than the American

For those who only watch mainstream media, you are being mislead. This health care law was passed with not one Republican vote. Our president will negotiate with Iran and terrorists but not with the Republicans. Insurance is not a right. Welfare, Medicaid/Medicare should be reserved for elderly, kids, people with major illnesses, pregnant moms. The rest of America that still maintains its sanity and dignity and does not want hand outs and we don’t want to pay for yours. Time to be weaned off the government tit people, and be productive members of society. I’m sick to death of socialist hacks trying to tell us what we have to do and not do. It’s beyond time to rise up and tell them we aren’t taking this crap anymore. Kim Lakin

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LETTERS So many to thank for another great Laconia High Alumni Reunion To The Daily Sun, The Committee for the Laconia High School Alumni Reunion would like to express its gratitude to Laconia School Department administration, staff and, most importantly, the alumni who gave so wholeheartedly to insure that the 3rd Annual Alumni Reunion was a success. Specifically, we thank the Laconia School Board whose endorsement was so important, LHS Facilities Manager Steve Dalzell, Jack Aldrich and his students of the Meredith Village Savings Bank Culinary Arts Center, Lakes Region Floral Studio, Jennifer Mitchell and Jeff Twombly – IT Department, Laconia High School Kitchen staff, current LHS students who all allowed us to share their homecoming events, and the LHS janitorial staff for their support during the day and night of the event. We would also like to especially thank Krista Marrs from The Citizen, who was the driving force in making our second alumni publication a reality. We hope to build on this in the years to come to make it a wonderful keepsake of the event. We thank the generations of alumni who came to Laconia High School to renew friendships, to exchange memories, and to show that we still remain Sachems in the most respected sense of unity for the blessings of our public education. Special thanks to Warren Mitchell, who organized the amazing parade of classic cars for our alumni to ride in. Gert Gilman, Class of 1933, was our senior alumni and we were thrilled to have her join us again this

year in the celebration. We think that alumni who attended had a great time reconnecting. We were also thrilled to have Laconia High School students take alumni on tours of the new Huot Technical Center and the new science center at Laconia High School. Alumni were so impressed with all the work that has been done to benefit our students and support them in ensuring their potential for success with every student, every day, in every way. On behalf of the alumni, we thank our parents for their insight in supporting us when in school, thank our teachers who challenged us, taught us, and set out dreams and goals to be sought. We know full well that those buildings at 345 Union Avenue have long brought forth a group of citizens who, for some, gave the ultimate commitment so that public education would be available for generations to come, brought forth citizens who made a difference in their nation, their states, their communities, and in the neighbors, in their families, and, yes, in their school systems. As an alumni committee, grateful and committed to public education, we thank you and hope that next year we can meet again. Laconia High School Alumni Committee James Carroll Chris Guilmett Joan Cormier Dave Levesque Stacie Sirois Janet Brough

Take info coming from obviously biased sources for what it is To The Daily Sun, I am a firm believer in freedom of choice and thought. I know that thoughtful individuals come to different conclusions on issues of the day, and I respect the value of individuals’ opinions. But I feel strongly that conclusions should be drawn from unbiased, factbased sources. In his recent letter, Mr. Ewing based his conclusions on a very biased source: The Free Beacon is the online publication of the Center for American Freedom. The Center for American Freedom, a non-profit group, states its mission is to “to transform conservative ideas into policy.” Their “reporting” cannot be treated as fact, but rather as conservative-based opinion. Non-political, unbiased think tanks abound in our country, giving us all plenty of information on which to base our opinions. Among them is the Kaiser Family Foundation that recently found that 51 percent of the public and 67 per-

cent of the uninsured population want more factual information on Obamacare instead of political posturing. Kaiser also found, regardless of the person’s position on Obamacare, 56 percent of the public disapprove of cutting funding for the program. To address just one of Mr. Ewing’s contentions on the effect of Obamacare on the economy, I defer to two economists: Karen Davis of the Commonwealth Fund and David Cutter of Harvard. They anticipate that Obamacare will create an estimated onehalf trillion dollar cut in health care spending, in part by employers, over the next 10 years. That sounds, to me, like an economic boost. Mr. Ewing and I can agree, I hope, to disagree. But I urge him to find more even-handed sources upon which to base his views. Kate Miller Meredith

Obamacare largest case of fraud ever dumped on United States To The Daily Sun, Obama accuses ALL others in government of being unwilling to compromise, then absolutely refuses to compromise when it is clear he is completely wrong! I would call that stubborn, pigheaded stupidity, which pretty well describes him on everything! Let’s start at beginning: Obama was clearly born in Kenya, and was never an American citizen. Clearly he has lied about all of his earlier life and education, which, by the passports

he used, he proved he was never an American. Most of his early education was in Indonesia as a Muslim, which finally he now admits. He claims to be brilliant, yet, when he finally produced a “birth certificate”, it was so clearly a fake as it showed he was born in a non existing hospital, and his numerical sequence was impossible. He was so terribly stupid he couldn’t even do a fair fake! Maybe his best claim to fame is with his Acorn see next page

Man involved in NYC incident with large pack of bikers charged with reckless driving NEW YORK (AP) — A motorcyclist accused of touching off what evolved into a bloody confrontation between an SUV driver and a throng of bikers was charged Wednesday with reckless driving while investigators searched for key players in the driver’s beating. Investigators and prosecutors, who held off charging another person, faced the task of trying to track down and talk to dozens of helmet-clad motorcyclists seen in an online video of the encounter. The confrontation spiraled from a minor collision between a motorbike and the SUV into the car plowing over a biker and fellow riders surrounding, chasing and attacking the driver, authorities said. The only person criminally charged in Sunday’s encounter is Christopher Cruz, who was arraigned on misdemeanor charges of reckless driving and unlawful imprisonment. Police and prosecutors said Cruz, of Passaic, N.J., was the biker who initially cut off the SUV, which then bumped his motorcycle’s back tire. Defense lawyer H. Benjamin Perez said Cruz didn’t try to trap or assault the driver and denied all the allegations. “He’s going to fight the case, and I’m sure he will be successful,” Perez said. Meanwhile, the Manhattan district attorney’s office decided to not immediately prosecute a second arrested person, Allen Edwards, who surrendered on Tuesday. Prosecutors said they were continuing to look into the entire incident, and

they told a judge they intend to take the case against Cruz to a grand jury, signaling that more charges are likely. “Prematurely charging individuals with low-level crimes does not further the goals of the investigation and could weaken the cases we expect to bring against the perpetrators of serious crimes,” prosecutor Karen Friedman-Agnifilo said, adding there was “still a tremendous amount of investigation to be done.” Investigators have questioned the SUV driver and are looking to speak to as many of the bikers as they can, including the one whose helmetmounted camera recorded the events. Prosecutors and police said Cruz was participating in a motorcycle rally speeding along Manhattan’s West Side Highway. They said Cruz cut in front of a black Range Rover and, staring at its driver, slowed down so much that the rear tire of his motorcycle bumped the front of the SUV. Prosecutors said he got off and approached the SUV. Video captured the moment as about two dozen riders slowed down, swarming the SUV and blocking its path. Some dismounted and approached the vehicle, and police said some bikers began damaging the Range Rover. The driver, who police say was frightened for his wife and 2-year-old child in the SUV, suddenly lurched forward, plowing over another rider before heading north. The cyclists pursued the driver for about 2.5 miles, until the SUV got off the highway and got stuck in street traffic.

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SHUTDOWN from page 2 government to grapple with both economy-threatening issues at the same time. The White House said in a statement after the meeting that Obama had made it clear “he is not going to negotiate over the need for Congress to act to reopen the government or to raise the debt limit to pay the bills Congress has already incurred.” It added, “The president remains hopeWARD 5 from page one

ful that common sense will prevail.” The high-level bickering at microphones set up outside the White House reflected the day’s proceedings in the Capitol. The Republican-controlled House approved legislation to reopen the nation’s parks and the National Institutes of Health, even though many Democrats criticized them as part of a piecemeal approach that fell far short of what was needed. The bills face

tute, which conducts research on vulnerable children, youth, and families and on sustainable community development. Carsey graduated from UNH in 1966 with a degree in English.

Gammon and Spector-Morgan to draft an agreement to hold a recount then forward it to the Merrimack County Superior Court, which would order Reynolds to conduct it. O’Neill said that a hearing on Gammon’s request that the city reimburse him for his $278 in court costs would be scheduled in either Merrimack County Superior Court or Carroll County Superior Court at a later date. Outside the courtroom, SpectorMorgan and Gammon reached an agreement, written in longhand, to recount the votes for councilor and ward clerk in Ward 5. When SpectorMorgan asked Tardif if he would make his decision once the recount was over he initially suggested he might defer his decision pending the outcome of the hearing on court costs. He said that Gammon should not have to incur expenses for protecting the integrity of a municipal election. Later Tardif said that he would not tie his decision to the question of court costs. However, when he and Gammon suggested that since Gammon paid to correct an error by election officials, the city should bear the cost, SpectorMorgan agreed to approach City Manager Scott Myers about picking up the tab. She noted that if the city simply paid his costs it would spare itself the costs arising from another court. Reynolds said that she has drafted a letter to Tardif in anticipation that the recount will confirm he is entitled to a place on the general election ballot. She said that she will hand deliver the letter once the ballots are counted. Reynolds said that the dispute has already delayed her preparations for the general election on November 5 by more than week. She said that if Tardif has not notified her of his decision by the end of this week, she will order the ballots to be printed and the machines programmed for Wards 1, 2, 3 ,4 and 6 on Monday. “I was trained to avoid paying the set-up fee twice,” she said, explaining that to print and program for Ward 5 separately could add $500 or more to the cost of preparing election materials. Reynolds said that she aims to print the general election ballots and distribute absentee ballots at least 30 calendar days before the general election. — Michael Kitch

from preceding page massive misinformation, which he used for overwhelming vote stacking, as way to “win” presidency twice. Dishonesty is his fundamental method. His ridiculous Obamacare is the most massive case of fraud ever dumped on the USA; it seems that so far only one person has claimed to have read it all. (NONE of the Democrats who dumped it on us ever claimed to have read it or understand it, with their statement “we have to pass it before

we can find out what it is!) That seems to be the standard way of Democrats — the know-nothing party! Now he claims that it is better to shut down the government (and blame Republicans for his dishonesty) than even delay his massive fraud of “Obamacare”, which is NOT care at all! Our best solution is to Impeach him (if that is possible for a non-citizen) and then deport him back to Kenya. Jack Stephenson Gilford

Tom Tardif received enough enough write-in votes to earn a spot on the general election ballot, asked the court to order the recount. Tardif has yet to indicate whether he will be a candidate, saying that he would await formal notification from City Clerk Mary Reynolds. “It’s a family decision,” he remarked. The City Charter stipulates that the two candidates receiving the most votes for each office in the primary election shall advance to the general election in November. In Ward 5, incumbent City Councilor Bob Hamel, who ran unopposed in the primary, was declared the winner with 39 of 47 ballots cast. Although election officials reported no write-in votes for city councilor, a computer print-out indicates that three write-in ballots were cast in the race. Gammon claimed that he, his wife and another woman cast write-in ballots for Tardif. Election officials reported that Tardif received three of four write-in votes cast for ward clerk, but none for city councilor. If Tardif received a majority of the write-in votes, he would be entitled to a place on the general election ballot, which he has ten days to either accept or decline. After the deadline for requesting a recount passed, Gammon petitioned the court to order City Clerk Mary Reynolds, who otherwise has no authority to unseal and open the ballots, to conduct a recount. Attorney Laura SpectorMorgan, representing the City Clerk, endorsed the call for a recount, but also asked the court to require Tardif to decide whether or not to become a candidate “immediately upon completion of the recount.” When the parties appeared in court, O’Neill asked Gammon and SpectorMorgan to approach the bench, where he explained that, as in past matters to which Tardif was a party, he would recuse himself from the case. He asked UNH from page 2

dim prospects in the Senate, and the White House threatened to veto both in the unlikely event they make it to Obama’s desk. “What we’re trying to do is to get the government open as quickly as possible,” said the House majority leader, Rep. Eric Cantor of Virginia. “And all that it would take is us realizing we have a lot in agreement.” Earlier, an attempt by Democrats to force shutdown-ending legislation to the House floor failed on a 227-197 vote, with all Republicans in opposition. That left intact the tea partydriven strategy of demanding changes to the nation’s health care overhaul as the price for essential federal financing, despite grumbling from Republican moderates. The stock market ended lower as Wall Street CEOs, Europe’s central banker and traders pressed for a solution. Chief executives from the nation’s biggest financial firms met Obama for more than an hour Wednesday, some of them plainly frustrated with the tactics at play in Congress and with the potential showdown coming over the debt limit. “You can re-litigate these policy issues in a political forum, but we shouldn’t use threats of causing the U.S. to fail on its obligations to repay its debt as a

cudgel,” Lloyd Blankfein, CEO of Goldman Sachs, said after the meeting. Democrats were scathing in their criticism. “The American people would get better government out of Monkey Island at the local zoo than we’re giving them today,” said Rep. John Dingell of Michigan. The Republican National Committee announced it would pay for personnel needed to reopen the World War II Memorial, a draw for aging veterans from around the country that is among the sites shuttered. In a statement, party chairman Reince Priebus challenged Democrats “to join with us in keeping this memorial open.” Democrats labeled that a stunt. “We’ve already been working on a plan to open the Memorial — and the entire government — after the GOP caused them to close,” said party spokesman Mo Elleithee. “It’s called a clean” spending bill. As it turned out, more than 125 World War II veterans from Mississippi and Iowa who were initially kept out of the memorial Tuesday were escorted to the site with the help of members of Congress. Officials made further arrangements to allow veterans groups into the memorial during the shutdown.

LOAN from page one most in need of renovations. Facilities member Mike Persson explained that all of the other school buildings in the city have had significant upgrades in recent years, with the exception of the high school. The Tier 1 priority, said Persson and Murray, are health and safety issues and installing a sprinkler system and air handlers in the high school are at the top of the list. Other health and safety concerns include removing the asbestos from disturbed areas in the former science area on the upper floor and installing a radon removal system on the ground floor. Tier 2 priorities were identified teaching and learning spaces. The Facilities Committee said upgrading the suspended ceilings in most of the class rooms and repairing the aluminum panels on the exterior windows were the top priorities in this category. Tier 3 priorities were overall facilities improvements and the restoration of the concrete pillars on the front of the high school, suspended ceilings in the corridors, and removing the carpeting from the hallways and installing hard flooring. Yesterday, Business Administrator Ed Emond said if the district were to borrow the QZAB money, some of the projects from each category would likely mesh together. As an example he said adding sprinklers to the school would disrupt the ceiling tiles so it would make sense to do both as part of the same project. In order to qualify for a QZAB interest-free loan, school districts have to meet three criteria: a 10 percent match of local funds, a so-called “Zone Academy” must be created, and a working collaborative with community partners must be established. The district must also have more than 35-percent of the students qualify for free or reduced-price lunches and Laconia easily exceeds that threshold. Under a 1997 federal law, a Zone Academy must create programs to

enhance the curriculum, increase graduation rates, improve employment opportunities and better prepare students for the workplace or higher education. Laconia started a Wellness Academy to qualify for the Huot Center-related loan so that obstacle has already been cleared. Emond said the Laconia raised $1.050 million in cash and in-kind donations from the community for the Huot Center project, $180,000 of which can be used as a 10 percent match to attract the new funds. The next step is to bring the loan proposal to the City Council for approval. The council will have to approve the additional interest payments of $78,260 per year for the next 23 years beginning in 2015 — a payment that may or may not fit into the self-imposed loan service cap — $3.2 million per year — set by the city, which may have other priorities for bond and interest payments in the future. Of the $3.6 million dollars set aside for principal and interest payments in the 2013-2014 budget, the School District is responsible for $2.480 million. The 2013-2014 payment on the Laconia Middle School is $1.488-million and the payment of the two portions of the QZAB loans for the Huot Center project total $240,000. The interest on a Huot Technical Center supplement is an additional $17,500. Should the City Council choose not to allow the School District to add $78,240 to the principal and interest line, the School District could examine its internal budget and look for savings from its operating budget. Superintendent Terri Forsten said representatives from the School District are scheduled to meet with the Finance Committee of the City Council at 6:30 p.m. on October 15. Should the City Council approve the additional loan payments, Emond said there would be a least two public hearings. If approved, he said the projects would go to an engineering company, out to bid, and likely take place next summer.

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Rash of burglaries in Belmont this month

BELMONT — Police are reporting an increase in the number of burglaries reported in town, confirming they are investigating six of them since September 13 and eight since September 1. Logs show that with two exceptions, all of the break-ins have been in the Union Road/Laconia Road (Rte. 3) area of town. The two exceptions involved copper thefts from an abandoned house on Concord Street and from a bath-beach house near one of the seasonal parks. Lt. Richard Mann said at least two of burglaries, one reported on September 26 and one reported on September 27 but that likely occurred the day before, involved homes where the residents had been gone for the day. Mann said a in a burglary on Union Road reported September 26, the house appeared to be ransacked and a jar of change, among other things, was taken. He said a home owner on Dutile Road returned home the night of September 26 and thought there was a drawer that was left open. He said the homeowner went to sleep but when he couldn’t find his laptop the next morning, he called police. He said police have no reason to think the two are related but said they are increasing patrols in the area. Other burglaries reported include two on Laconia Road, one of Scenic Drive and one on Lakewood Drive. Mann said anyone who sees any suspicious activity should report it to the police. He also said that if anyone has any information about any of the above burglaries they should call 267-8351. He said callers may remain anonymous. He also said people should lock their doors when they are not home and make sure their cars are locked when not in use. — Gail Ober OBAMACARE from page 2 is going to look like for my family at the beginning of the year,” Berge said. “That’s a big unknown right now. I want to figure that out as soon as possible so we can begin planning.” In California, home to 15 percent of the nation’s uninsured, officials pulled the enrollment portion of the Covered California site down overnight for emergency upgrades. It was restored midmorning Wednesday, and 7,770 people had started applications by then, spokesman Roy Kennedy said. California is one of a handful of mostly Democratic states that opted to set up their own exchanges rather than let the federal government do it for them. In the 36 states being operated by the federal Department of Health and Human Services, consumer patience was still being tested. Agency spokeswoman Joanne Peters said many Americans successfully enrolled on the first day, but she declined to put a number on it. She said the delays were due to “overwhelming interest” and high volume. It’s not as if nobody warned them. Just three months ago, the congressional Government Accountability Office said a smooth and timely rollout could not be guaranteed because the online system was still getting finishing touches and had not been fully tested. The Obama administration shrugged off the evaluation. The bumpy debut has the hallmarks of a technology project that may have rushed to meet the Oct. 1 deadline, said Bill Curtis, chief scientist at CAST, a software quality analysis firm, and director of the Consortium for IT Software Quality, which develops standards. “When you are in a rush, you typically make a lot of mistakes and you don’t have time to test them all out,” he said. High volume can also expose software flaws that were not detected in testing, Curtis said, like the recurring problem consumers encountered trying to set up accounts on the federal site. Drop-down menus that were supposed to provide security questions did not work.

Finding engineering talent & skilled, computer- savvy workers presents major challenge for NH Ball Bearings NH Ball Bearings has locations nestled in the hills below Mount Monadnock and in the heart of the Lakes Region — idyllic scenes to be sure, and ones that evoke memories of a simpler past. But there’s nothing simple about the technology being used by this advanced manufacturer, and if its staff is looking one way, it’s toward the future. The company produces precision components for industries like aerospace, defense, dental and medical, high-tech and racing. NHBB was founded in 1946 in Peterborough, and purchased by Minebea Co. Ltd. in 1985. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Minebea is the world’s largest producer of miniature ball bearings and a major manufacturer of precision electromechanical devices. NHBB operates under NMB (USA) Inc., the North American headquarters of the Minebea Group of companies. NHBB Astro Division, located in the heart of New Hampshire’s Lakes Region in Laconia since 1964, is Minebea’s leading domestic supplier of spherical bearings, rod ends, lined and composite sleeves, slotted entry bearings and sub-assemblies for use in commercial and military aerospace applications, including rotary-wing aircraft (helicopters), fixed-wing aircraft, jet engines, missiles, actuators, landing gear, tanks, satellites, space vehicles, RPV and many others. Astro also produces a wide variety of self-lubricating liner systems for standard or custom applications. Four hundred sixty dedicated employees offer their talents at the Astro Division. Here, we meet Gary Groleau, corporate manager of labor relations and organizational development. Q. Describe a product you manufacture and the effect it has on consumers’ lives. A. All NHBB products are used in both commercial and military aerospace applications and therefore are truly life critical. Q. What does the future have in store for the NHBB workforce? A. Business is growing and job opportunities are available, but finding engineering, technical talent

At right and below are pictured an array of precision miniature ball bearing products and precision electromechanical devices manufactured for commercial and military applications by NH Ball Bearings. (NHBB photos)

and skilled computernumerical controlled labor continues to present a major challenge. Q. How have you partnered with Lakes Region Community College to help build the workforce? A. NHBB’s relationship with LRCC is long-standing and strong. We have partnered on the delivGary Groleau ery of custom trainings (NHBB photo) in diverse areas such as leadership development, supervisory skills, machine maintenance, sustainability, shop math and, most recently, on the development of the curriculum for the recently offered certificate and associate degree program in advanced manufacturing. Many NHBB employees are engaged in formal programs of study and choose LRCC, but moreover, NHBB is always eager assess LRCC talent in our recruitment efforts. Q. Who should choose a career in advanced manufacturing in New Hampshire? A. Do not hesitate to seize the opportunity! Advanced manufacturing is world class in every respect. Manufacturing facilities are clean, safe, efficient, technically innovative and monuments to sustainability. Products are cutting edge; careers paths are clear, diverse and high-paying; and opportunities for advancement are great. To learn about advanced manufacturing training and academic programs at Lakes Region Community College, email AMPed NH project coordinator Don Brough at To learn more about CCSNH advancements under AMPed NH, e-mail outreach coordinator Desiree Crossley at AMPed NH is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration through a $20M TAACCCT grant. CCSNH is an equal opportunity employer.

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Mutual Fire Aid formally asks to be dropped from 2014 county budget By RogeR Amsden FOR THE LACONIA DAILY SUN

LACONIA — The Lakes Region Mutual Fire Aid Association (LRMFAA) has notified the Belknap County Commission that it will no longer seek funding through Belknap County for the 11 communities in the county which are members of the association. The letter, signed by LRMFAA Chief Jim Hayes and Deputy Chief John Beland, asked commissioners to remove the mutual fire aid appropriation line from the 2014 county budget and thanked the county for the cooperation over the nearly 40 years that the county has carried a portion of the mutual aid bill in its operating budget. The letter said that mutual aid will now bill the 10 towns and the city of Laconia directly for their annual assessments, which will now change due to a difference in the formula used by the mutual aid for its 26 other member towns and that used by the county. The county assessments were based 100 percent on property values, whereas the Mutual Aid formula also takes population into account.

Based on this year’s bill of $554,037 which was billed through the county tax, Alton paid $81,048, Barnstead $27,350, Belmont $34,381, Center Harbor $22,457, Gilford $88,631, Gilmanton $25,680, Laconia $106,731, Meredith $100,545, New Hampton $17,528, Sanbornton $22,072 and Tilton $27,614. Billed directly, according to the formula applied by the LRMFAA, four towns would have paid less; Alton would have saved $18,922, Center Harbor $4,721, Gilford $14,326 and Meredith $25,445. The other seven which would have paid more were: Barnstead $9,206, Belmont $18,290, Gilmanton $6,237, Laconia $17,606, New Hampton $3,372, Sanbornton $4,527 and Tilton $4,176. Earlier this year commissioners were notified by Meredith and Center Harbor that they would pay their mutual aid assessments directly, effectively ending the current system because there was no way the county could separate out the mutual aid funds from the rest of the money the towns pay as part of their assessed share of the county budget.

Woman fleeing traffic stop in Manchester was shot 4 times MANCHESTER (AP) — A state trooper shot a woman four times after she fled a traffic stop, killing her with one shot to the chest, authorities said Wednesday. In a statement, Attorney General Joseph Foster said Wendy Lawrence, 45, of Canterbury was stopped at 6:30 p.m. Monday on I-89 in Bow when a trooper saw her driving erratically. She handed the officer a non-driver’s license identification and told him she had a valid license. The trooper returned to his cruiser to verify the information and discovered that Lawrence had a suspended license. While

he was in the car, Lawrence drove off. The trooper chased her briefly then stopped the pursuit. The trooper spotted her car again at the end of I-89 where she almost hit a person who was on the highway then took off down I-93, Foster said in the statement. Several troopers joined in and tried to stop Lawrence at an intersection in Manchester. That’s when a trooper opened fire, hitting her four times. News photos show several holes in the windshield of the Monte Carlo. Lawrence was taken to Elliot Hospital where she was pronounced dead.


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Allan DiBiase, Michael Dodge and Ron Wold will present a brilliant program , including three Schubert Lieder and the Schubert Auf dem Strom. Sheets with both German lyrics and English translations will be available. DiBiase is a collaborative pianist in the Plymouth State University Department of Music. Dodge is a senior Vocal Performance and Pedagogy major at PSU. Wold is a French horn player who has performed in dozens of chamber ensembles and recording sessions. Please join us for an afternoon with these three gentlemen who are sure to delight attendees with their performance. Police-tape blocks the entrance to Apartment 3 Building 2 of the Belmont Village Apartments yesterday afternoon. A child fell down a set of stairs inside the apartment earlier in the day. (Laconia Daily Sun photo/Gail Ober)

GIRL from page one Center in Lebanon. He said the child’s mother was at

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Plymouth Rotary honors Scott King by naming him a Paul Harris Fellow

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PLYMOUTH — Scott King, a longtime Plymouth Rotarian from Holderness, was recently honored by Meredith Rotarian Bonnie Hunt when she named Scott a Paul Harris Fellow, one the highest honors that Rotary International offers its members. Paul Harris founded Rotary in 1905, and Harris spent much of his life trying to discover what makes people “do good” for others. Harris’s philosophy was that every worthy action and good deed must pass Rotary’s FourWay Test by asking; 1. Is it the truth? 2. Is it fair to all concerned? 3. Will it build good will and better friendships? 4. Will it be beneficial to all concerned? Bonnie Hunt and her fellow Rotarian’s from Meredith joined the Plymouth Club for breakfast at the Common Man with the idea of surprising Scott King with the Paul Harris Award since King’s life and actions have demonstrated the very best of Paul Harris’ dedication to “doing good.” Hunt said, “I want to give a special shout-out to someone who is always there with a smile and a big hug for me, and for his ‘we-can-get-it done attitude’ that gets whatever ‘it’ is done.” Hunt went on to describe King’s long

list of accomplishments, all of which meet and exceed the Four-Way Test, such as his work on the Rotary Riverfront Amphitheater, his extensive service and assistance to veterans, and special projects he has spearheaded such as the Wounded Warriors Program on Little Squam, the Holderness War Memorial, and the Holderness Historical Society Building. King has also decorated many funeral homes to honor veterans who served in the Tenth Mountain Division, so that when their family members arrived for a viewing, the home was proudly dressed to honor their loved one for their ultimate sacrifice to our country. Bonnie summed it up, “For my part, Scott’s the guy who gave me a rose that doesn’t die, when he showed me the stone he had engraved for my daughter and then built a beautiful spot in a stone wall in her memory. There is no way for me to repay him except to honor him through Rotary, and through the Rotary Foundation with the Paul Harris Award. Of all the people I know in Rotary, Scott King exemplifies “Service Above Self” – in all walks of his life; and he epitomizes the spirit and intent of the highest award that Rotary has to bestow.”

Lincoln Financial Foundation awards $7,000 grant to Riverbend Center CONCORD — Riverbend Community Mental Health has received a $7,000 grant from Lincoln Financial Foundation for one of its most innovative children’s programs, the ASD Emotional and Social Enrichment Program (AESEP). Lincoln Financial Foundation has been a supporter of the program for seven consecutive years. “Lincoln Financial Foundation believes this is an important investment in the well-being of children with Asperger’s Disorder and their families,” said Byron O. Champlin, program officer for the Lincoln Financial Foundation. “Riverbend plays a critical role in

the capital region, touching the lives of many children and adults. By supporting Riverbend, Lincoln Financial Foundation’s goal is to help assure strong and innovative mental health services that benefit the entire community.” Lincoln Financial Foundation’s support for the AESEP program has allowed parents of children receiving treatment for Autism and Asperger’s Disorder to obtain training, peer support, and education about how autism spectrum disorders, which includes Asperger’s, affect their children and impact the family structure. Said Allan M. Moses, Acting Presi-

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Central NH Skating Academy opens season Thursday at Laconia Ice Arena

LACONIA — Jennifer Tondreau and her team of skating professionals will open the Central New Hampshire Skating Academy’s 2013-2014 season at the Laconia Ice Arena on Thursday, October 3. These energetic and enthusiastic professionals bring their extensive experiences with Disney on Ice, the Ice Capades, competitive ice dancing and hockey skating to central New Hampshire. Using the Ice Skating Institute (ISI) curriculum, lessons from beginner to advanced levels will be offered to recreational skaters from age 3 to 103. In addition to the Learn to Skate Program, comprised of a 30 minute lesson and 30 minutes of practice time, the staff will offer Off Ice Training for the Figure Skater to build core strength, increase flexibility and improve figure skating maneuvers on

the ice, and Edge, Power and Positions for the Skater, which will consist of meditative school figures, cardiovascular power skating and skills and position training. Central NH Skating Academy’s Performance Company will offer two public performances this season. The Christmas Recital Show to be held on December 14 and the company’s 11th annual Spread Your Wings and Soar Cancer Benefit Show, all proceeds of which are donated to a local family fighting cancer, on March 15. The Central New Hampshire Skating Academy is a not for profit organization dedicated to the provision of recreational, theatrical and learn to skate programs to the central New Hampshire community. Additional information can be obtained at www. or by calling 226-5683.

MOULTONBOROUGH — The Moultonorough Historical Society is looking forward to two programs during the month of October. First will be the annual “Monte Carlo Night” on Saturday, October 5, from 6-10:30 p.m. at the Magic Foods banquet facility on Route 25 in Moultonborough. This will feature food and loads of prizes including a raffle and silent auction, plus an evening of various casino games, including Texas Hold’em, blackjack, craps, roulette, and more. Tickets are available at the last minute at $40 per person. Call 2536250 or 707-0206, or email Monte@, or use your paypal account on the historical society website at www.moultonboroughhistory.

org. for more information and to purchase your tickets. Next will be the regular evening program, and this month the topic will be “Wacky Songs That Made Us Laugh,” presented by Calvin Knickerbocker. Keep in mind that this time the usual Monday evening program will be on a Tuesday evening, October 15 at 7:00 p.m., due to the Columbus Day holiday on Monday. Popular songs with humorous lyrics have kept us laughing since Colonial times. Laugh as you recall wacky moments from the past and discover new ones with Calvin Knickerbocker. Knickerbocker has previously presented a program here in Moultonborough on popular music during World War II that was most enjoyable.

Monte Carlo Night on Saturday will benefit M’boro Historical Society

Wolfeboro Library hosts Amy Kwei tonight WOLFEBORO — Amy Kwei will present a program about her book “A Concubine for the Family” at the Wolfeboro Public Library on Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 7 p.m. Based on the story of the author’s own grandparents, “A Concubine for the Family” presents a fascinating picture of daily life and society during a tumultuous period in Chinese history. Set during the years 1937 to 1941, Kwei tells the story of Purple Jade, who gives a younger woman to her husband as a birthday gift. This is a story of upperclass upheaval and family solidarity in a time of war and destruction. Kirkus Review called the novel “an engaging family saga by a talented storyteller.” Author Lisa See praised the book, saying that she “really

enjoyed the story.” A book signing will follow the presentation. Amy Kwei is a Shanghai born Chinese-American who has twice won the Talespinner Competition sponsored by the Poughkeepsie Journal. An excerpt from “A Concubine for the Family” was published in the Skollie magazine of the Aspen Writers Foundation as a short story. Her young adult novel “Intrigue in the House of Wong” was published in 2009, and her short stories, children’s stories and essays have appeared in numerous magazines. Kwei is currently working on “Under the Red Moon” a sequel to “A Concubine for the Family.” For further information about this event, call 569-2428 or visit www.

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violence.The month of October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. All ages, races, socioeconomic, educational, religious, and occupational segments of our society are affected by domestic violence. New Beginnings-Without Violence and Abuse offers many services to victims of domestic violence. These include: a 24-hour crisis line, emergency sheltering, 24-hour accompaniment (to the hospital and police departments), court advocacy, support groups and on-going one to one support. In 2012, the state of NH crisis centers served 9,144 primary victims of domestic violence. Throughout the state shelter was provided to 225 survivors. In addition to direct services to victims, New Beginnings provides education and outreach opportunisee next page

PLYMOUTH — The Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance at Plymouth State University will present Tennessee Williams’ drama The Glass Menagerie Thursday through Friday, October 3–6 in the Studio Theatre at the Silver Center for the Arts. The show will be presented on Thursday and Friday at 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. The Glass Menagerie was first staged in Chicago in 1944 and moved to Broadway in 1945, where it ran for 561 performances and won the prestigious New York Drama Critics Award. Director Paul Mroczka says, “The Glass Menagerie is about family, love and the need to break away. In this memory play, Tom Wingfield grapples with the guilt he feels in leaving his sister and mother in order to pursue his dreams and future.” Tom Wingfield, the narrator and a character in the play, is portrayed by Tomer Oz, a senior theatre arts major from Exeter. Throughout, the play presents themes on topics such as duty, freedom and confinement, family, gender specific roles and the relationship between sisters and brothers. Professor of Theatre Elizabeth Daily portrays Tom’s mother, Amanda Wingfield. Daily says,

“Amanda Wingfield is an iconic role and is one of the monumental roles that a woman can play from the American canon. She is complex because of her situation in life, finding herself abandoned with two children in an area of the country that is not familiar to her. She is scrappy and finds ways to clothe and feed a family through the Great Depression. Her dilemma is that she has a child who requires special care and she is desperate to find solutions. She is complex because there are so many layers of emotion in whatever she does; but everything she does is to keep her family afloat. She’s also a great flirt and a constant talker!” Tom’s sister, Laura Wingfield, is portrayed by junior theatre arts and communication studies double major Meg Anchukaitis from Walpole, Mass. A childhood illness has left Laura with a limp, and she has an inferiority complex that has caused her to be isolated from the outside world. She has created a world of her own symbolized by her collection of glass figurines. Tickets for The Glass Menagerie are $15 for adults and $12 for seniors and youth at the Silver Center Box Office, (603) 535-2787 or (800) 779-3869. Tickets are also available online at

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Curator of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston The Art Heist at Gardner Museum an Unsolved Art Theft First and second grade students at Lakeland School enjoyed their visit with John Locke, Youth Services Librarian from the Meredith Public Library. Students always look forward to sharing a reading adventure with him and learning how fun the library is. (Courtesy photo)

Plymouth’s Art Show in the Common is Saturday; reception is tonight PLYMOUTH — Plymouth Friends of the Arts in partnership with Plymouth Park and Recreation will hold the 29th Art Show in the Common in Plymouth on Saturday, October 5th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Along with the professional artists, there will be also a Youth Art Show. Students in grades 1 through 8 will be partic-

ipating in this juried exhibit. A reception for the students will be held on Thursday, October 3rd from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Pemi Youth Center in Plymouth. The Youth Center will be open during the Fall Art Show to view the students’ work. Anyone interested in becoming an Art Show sponsor or a volunteer can call Friends of the Arts at 536-1182.

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Sam was a voracious reader and enjoyed golfing with his buddies, fishing with his grandchildren, nature photography, alligator hunting, and painting wildlife and landscapes in oils. Sam designed the family home at Lake Shore Park on Lake Winnepesaukee and was admired for his countless talents. As he often pointed out to everybody, Sam was “The Best” at anything he chose to do. Sam was married to his beloved Leona Petrucci (who passed away in 2008) and is survived by his children, Maureen Beaupre of Fernandina Beach FL, Ken Petrucci of Newburyport MA, Lisa Petrucci of Seattle WA, Linda Petrucci of New York NY, and Steven Petrucci of Peabody MA, as well as their spouses and numerous grand and great grandchildren. A memorial service to honor Sam will be held at a future date. Memorial contributions may be left in his name to The Manatee Observation and Education Center, 480 N. Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce FL 34950,

BELMONT — Marion E. Gibbs, 93, of 27 River Street #5, died at the Lakes Region General Hospital on Tuesday, October 1, 2013. Mrs. Gibbs was born April 28, 1920 in Saugus, Mass., the daughter of the late George W. and Pearl (Townsend) Smith. She resided in Saugus, Mass. for many years and was a member of the Saugus Congregational Church. In 1972, she moved to Laconia. Survivors include two sons, Bruce E. Gibbs and his wife, Maggie, of Belmont and Alan G. Gibbs and his wife, Anna, of Concord; two daughters, Virginia E. Adams and her husband, George, of Barrington and Linda J. Chartier of Laconia; 13 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; and several nephews and nieces. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Gibbs was predeceased by her husband of 58 years, Ralph E. Gibbs, in 1998 and her brother Chester Parker of Bridgton, Maine. She enjoyed painting, making handmade cards,

camping, and needlework and truly loved her arts and crafts. Marion treasured all the special moments with her family and she had a smile for everyone. She touched many people’s hearts with her warm and welcoming demeanor. There will be no calling hours. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 1 the 1st Congregational Church 301 Pembroke Street Pembroke, N.H. 03275. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Lakes Region Scholarship Foundation P.O. Box 7312 Gilford, N.H.03247-7312 or the First Congregational Church 301 Pembroke Street Pembroke, N.H. 03275. 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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MEREDITH — Sacred Waters Yoga Studio presents a Nashville style, songwriters in the round, concert Friday Oct. 4 7:30-9:30 p.m. Songs For An October Night will feature New Hampshire recording artists Audrey Drake, Eric Erskine and Colorado’s own Rebecca Abraxas. Rebecca’s songs are touching and unforgettable, contemporary folk/ country infused with inspiring life les-

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There will also be tables containing household linens, curtains and books. On Saturday there will be a time from noon to 2 p.m. for shoppers to fill a grocery bag for two dollars per bag. For more information call Vicki Stewart at 455-9979 or Sharon Walden at 528-6485.

LACONIA — The 3rd Annual Christmas in October Co-ed softball tournament will be held at Memorial Park starting Friday, October 4 and will run through Sunday. The tournament is organized by the Laconia Memorial Field Softball league and all proceeds, donations and team fees (fees for playing in the tournament ) go to LNH Children’s Auction in December. There is no fee for spectators but contributions are welcome. The concession stand will be open all weekend and there will be 50/50 raffles and prizes throughout the weekend.

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LACONIA — The League of NH Craftsmen will be holding a Felted Journal Cover class with Melinda LaBarge on Saturday, October 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lake Winnipesaukee Museum next to Funspot. The felted cover will be seamless and custom-made to fit the journal included in the kit. The instruction will explain how to translate the covers to additional sizes. No felting experience is necessary. Students should bring the following materials/ tools to class: towels, scissors, pen/paper to take notes, camera (optional) to document process; rubber mat (optional) to stand on; comfortable shoes Students are encouraged to bring a lunch or snack, seeing as the class will last five hours. Tuition is $40 per student, and

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All ages welcome to partake in Hall Library’s ‘Love Those Legos’ contest NORTHFIELD — Due to the popularity of the Love Those Legos contest the Hall Memorial Library has decided to open up the playing field to all ages. Lego creations should be dropped off Saturday, October 5. Though not a competition, this is an opportunity to build and display your own unique Lego creation. Par-

ticipants are asked to think big as the creations will be displayed on the top of the bookshelves in the central area of the library. The display should measure no more than 18 inches wide, but can measure 1 to 2 plus feet in length and unlimited in height. For more information call 286-8971 with questions.

Julie A. Crossland to appraise at Belknap Mill Quilt Show on Saturday LACONIA - Julia A. Crossland, certified quilt appraiser of the American Quilters Society, will bring her 30-years plus of experience to the 36th Harvest of Quilts of the Belknap Mill Quilter’s Guild again this year. She will be present on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the first day of the show, which will continue Sunday, Oct. 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Conference Center at the Lake Opechee Inn, 62 Doris Ray Court. She will offer three types of appraisals, for insurance, for sale or donation. If not provided on the spot, she guarantees it to be mailed within 30 days. Crossland travels nationally studying the latest quilt trends and inno-

vations. Having passed stringent written and oral examinations of factors which affect the value of a quilt, she has signed the American Quilter’s Society Appraisal Program’s Code of Ethical Practices, and every thrree years undergoes recertification. Quilt owners wishing to provide certified value in the event of loss or damage, are encouraged to get a written appraisal as proof of value for shipping insurance and for quilt shows requiring insurance coverage, for a homeowner’s policy, a fit or for estate purposes, the IRS or family records. The professional appraisal of value, circa, description and history is valid for three years.

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Jazz Bar at Tower Hill presenting Sant Bani School Concert Series begins ‘Half Way to Mardi Gras’ tonight its 10th year with performance on Friday LACONIA — The Jazz Bar will present a ‘Half Way to Mardi Gras’ program tonight at 7 p.m. Landaya African Drums and Dr. Sax’s Funeral Band will share the bill. Landaya African Drums plays music that was once heard in New Orleans’ famous Congo Square, a gathering place in the Treme neighborhood where slaves would gather to play, sing and dance. Keeping the tradition alive, Landaya performs on the djembe, sangban, dununba, and kenkeni drums, as well as the tambin (known as the Fula flute), kamalen’goni (10-string African harp), the krin (log drum). Dr. Sax’s Funeral Band is a brass band that performs for memorial services and burials throughout the Northeast. In keeping with the New Orleans style, this marching-ready outfit incorporates trumpets, saxophones, and tuba to provide mournful dirges and high-spirited celebration music.

There is a $10 cover. Full bar and menu are available. The Jazz Bar is located at the Tower Hill Entertainment Complex at 290 Lakeside Ave at Weirs Beach.

SANBORNTON — Sant Bani School’s tenth season of concerts featuring worldclass musicians begins Friday, October 4, with Romanian violinist Irina Muresanu and pianist Robert Auler performing selected works by Brahms, Bach, Mendelssohn and Ravel. The Boston Globe praised Ms. Muresanu as “not just a virtuoso, but an artist” and the Los Angeles Times has written that her “musical luster, melting lyricism and colorful conception made Irina Muresanu’s performance especially admirable.” Rob Auler is an award-winning American concert pianist who maintains a national and international performing and recording career. The Concert Series Irina Muresanu (Courtesy photo) exemplifies Sant Bani School’s commitment to the arts. Hearing outstanding live twelfth grade are joined by students performances helps foster a lifelong invited from area schools for a free love of classical music. Faculty and concert during the school day followed students in kindergarten through see next page

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Fall workshops announced for lakes gallery at chi-lin MEREDITH — The lakes gallery at chi-lin has planned new and unique workshops and classes for this fall. Jong-Yoon Kim, associate professor of graphic design at Plymouth State University, is teaching a Contemporary Clamshell Box Workshop on Friday, October 4 from 9 a.m. to noon. Participants will learn how to create a portfolio box, using materials provided by the class. The session is $75. Carol Ann Morley, well known artist who founded the Botanical Art and Illustration Certificate Program at the New York Botanical Garden, will be teaching two courses, the first, The Pleasure of Sketching, will be taught Fridays from 11a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning on Friday, October 18. This class will explore the language of drawing and its basic principals. Using both still life set ups and landscape images, students will look at the similarities in both to study light and shade, perspective, spacial depth and the importance of compositional balance. Along with traditional drawing skills participants will also have fun creating images that are impressionistic and expressive in the use of mark making and personal expression. The cost of the 6 sessions ending on Friday, November 15th is $225. The second class, Botanical Illustration, The Beauty of Natural Forms, will begin on Monday, October 21. Participants will meet for five weeks from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. This introductory class will teach how to render the beauty of plants and natural forms through observation and drawing skills. It will focus on how to draw plants in proportion and capture their unique character. Morely will demonstrate how to begin a drawing by loosely sketching in the rhythm of contour lines and slowly building the form and adding tonal shading with graphite pencils. The cost of 5 sessions is $200 and only simple basic materials are required. For both workshops participants are encouraged to bring a lunch or snack and satori tea garden will serve tea or coffee. from preceding page by a question and answer session with the visiting musicians. The concert begins at 7 p.m,. with a dessert reception at intermission. Tickets may be reserved by calling the school at 934-4240 or may be purchased at the door. Adult tickets are $15 and those for children and students are free. For more information, visit the school’s website:

Suzanne Lee will be teaching Beginning Italic Calligraphy on Thursdays, running from October 10 through November 1. The Thursday sessions will be held from 3:30—5:30 p.m. A second session is offered on Saturday mornings from 9—11 a.m. beginning October 12th through November 16th. Make-up days are offered for both sessions. The workshop is $150 with an additional $35 materials fee. Quick Books Workshops—Small and simple Handmade Books are returning upon request, with workshops offered from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, October 14 or Wednesday October 16. Quick Books can be used as l diaries, recipe books or travel journals, and are unique gifts for weddings, graduation, or baby and wedding showers and the upcoming Holidays. Either workshop is $65. and includes all materials. Participants are encouraged to bring a lunch or snack. The satori tea garden will serve tea or coffee. On Saturday, November 7 Bruce Iverson is teaching An Introduction to Sumi-e Landscape Workshop: A Touch of Gold. The workshop will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Through instructor demonstrations and hands-on projects using the Four Treasures, students will explore the ancient & elegant art of painting landscape & kanji characters in hand ground ink with traditional brushes and rice paper. Special techniques will include work with crinkled paper & gold leaf applications. No art experience is necessary. Workshop with all materials is $95. The lakes gallery at chi-lin is located at 17 Lake Street, just off the corner of Main Street, in Meredith. A 50% deposit is required upon registration. To register or for more information call 603-279-8663 or email: suzanne@chi-linasianarts..

Local girl will walk for food, especially chips & salsa

GILMANTON — A local 5th grader, Kiara Bates, is on a quest. She would like a world where all people have enough to eat. This Saturday, October 6, Kiara is walking in support of the Gilmanton Community Church Food Pantry in their annual Food Pantry Walk. Kiara is looking for pledges of one of her favorite foods; chips and salsa. To support Kiara Bates’ mission, contact her parents at 603-937-0120 or by e-mail with pledge information.

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carries more influence than the testimony of a random stranger. That’s why you should build evidence of your social standing before you make your recommendation. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You’ll be courted by those who want your money, time or attention. If the price tag is low, you’ll give your money. It’s less valuable than your attention right now. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). If you play it too safe, it’s like you’re not playing at all -- rather, you’re working to be like everyone else. Artistry is diminished where there are telltale signs of the labor involved. TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Oct. 3). You’re in demand this year. It’s not that you’re playing hard to get. It’s just that so many people require your attention that you actually are hard to get. But a fascinating someone succeeds in capturing your attention in November. December brings a victory, and January adds new members to your group. Aquarius and Aries people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 12, 1, 22, 28 and 40. Today’s Birthdays: Basketball Hall of Famer Marques O. Haynes is 87. Composer Steve Reich is 77. Rock and roll star Chubby Checker is 72. Actor Alan Rachins is 71. Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., is 70. Magician Roy Horn is 69. Singer Lindsey Buckingham is 64. Jazz musician Ronnie Laws is 63. Blues singer Keb’ Mo’ is 62. Former astronaut Kathryn Sullivan is 62. Baseball Hall of Famer Dave Winfield is 62. Baseball Hall of Famer Dennis Eckersley is 59. Civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton is 59. Actor Hart Bochner is 57. Actor Peter Frechette is 57. Golfer Fred Couples is 54. Actor-comedian Greg Proops is 54. Actor Jack Wagner is 54. Rock musician Tommy Lee is 51. Actor Clive Owen is 49. Actress Janel Moloney is 44. Singer Gwen Stefani is 44. Pop singer Kevin Richardson is 42. Rock singer G. Love is 41. Actress Keiko Agena is 40. Actress Neve Campbell is 40. Singer India.Arie is 38. Actress Alanna Ubach is 38. Actor Seann (cq) William Scott is 37. Actress Shannyn Sossamon is 35. Rock musician Josh Klinghoffer is 34. Actor Seth Gabel is 32. Actress Tessa Thompson is 30. Actress-singer Ashlee Simpson is 29.

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ARIES (March 21-April 19). It is safer for your heart to choose friendship over love. When both exist in the same relationship, today’s best bet is to put the precedence on friendship and let love fall into place. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). It is human nature to assume that others have your capabilities, but this couldn’t be farther from the truth today. The helping hand you need is at the end of your own arm. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Approximately 90 percent of your activities at work would have been impossible to accomplish a century ago. But the one thing that remains the same is that people still need to feel important. CANCER (June 22-July 22). People won’t say what they mean -- that’s life as usual. Most human discourse depends on the other person’s ability to extract meaning from the larger context. You’re up to the challenge. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Kindness is not as prevalent as it needs to be in the world. Kindness is the value you would be wise to lean on now. It will do more good in the world than intelligence, beauty, charm or might. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You can be romantic at times, but right now it’s easy to see the benefit of autonomy. You don’t live for the sake of others, and you don’t expect them to live for your sake. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You’re not completely sold on the contributions or potential contributions of your teammates. But the bottom line is, you’ll win if you band together, and you’ll lose if you don’t. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Where your mind goes in the time between activities is most enlightening. Who or what do you think of en route to work, when you’re waiting in line or just before you fall asleep? That’s where your heart is. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). You sometimes wonder whether past hurt will really disappear if you revisit it and process it. The answer is a resounding yes, especially if you make the effort this afternoon. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). The testimony of a person others see as important



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––––––– ALMANAC ––––––– Today is Thursday, Oct. 3, the 276th day of 2013. There are 89 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 3, 1990, West Germany and East Germany ended 45 years of postwar division, declaring the creation of a reunified country. On this date: In 1226, St. Francis of Assisi, founder of the Franciscan order, died; he was canonized in 1228. In 1789, President George Washington declared Nov. 26, 1789, a day of Thanksgiving to express gratitude for the creation of the United States of America. In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed the last Thursday in November Thanksgiving Day. In 1929, the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes formally changed its name to the Kingdom of Yugoslavia. In 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt established the Office of Economic Stabilization. In 1951, the New York Giants captured the National League pennant by a score of 5-4 as Bobby Thomson hit a three-run homer off the Brooklyn Dodgers’ Ralph Branca in the “shot heard ‘round the world.” In 1961, “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” also starring Mary Tyler Moore, made its debut on CBS. In 1962, astronaut Wally Schirra blasted off from Cape Canaveral aboard the Sigma 7 on a nine-hour flight. In 1991, Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton entered the race for the Democratic presidential nomination. In 1995, the jury in the O.J. Simpson murder trial found the former football star not guilty of the 1994 slayings of his former wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and Ronald Goldman (however, Simpson was later found liable in a civil trial). In 2002, five people were shot to death in the Washington, D.C. area within a 14-hour period, beginning the hunt for the “Beltway Sniper.” (In all, ten people were killed; mastermind John Allen Muhammad and teenage accomplice Lee Boyd Malvo were later caught.) Ten years ago: A tiger attacked magician Roy Horn of duo “Siegfried & Roy” during a performance in Las Vegas, leaving the superstar illusionist in critical condition on his 59th birthday. Illustrator and children’s book author William Steig died in Boston at age 95. Five years ago: Amid dire warnings of economic disaster, a reluctant Congress abruptly reversed course and approved a historic $700 billion government bailout of the battered financial industry; President George W. Bush swiftly signed it. Thirteen years to the day after O.J. Simpson was acquitted of murdering his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ronald Goldman, the former football star was found guilty of robbing two sports-memorabilia dealers at gunpoint in a Las Vegas hotel room. (Simpson was later sentenced to nine to 33 years in prison.) One year ago: An aggressive Mitt Romney sparred with President Barack Obama on the economy and domestic issues in their first campaign debate. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton promised a full and transparent probe of the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that killed the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans.




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CALENDAR TODAY’S EVENTS Lakes Region Camera Club meeting featuring a presentation on Pet Photography presented by professional photographer and writer, Bill Cain. 7 p.m. at the Trinity Episcopal Church in Meredith. For more information call 3402359 or visit Flu vaccination clinic held at Lakes Region General Hospital. 1-7 p.m. Open for people ages three years or older. 1st Lakes Region HOPS into Oktoberfest event presented by T-BONES & Cactus Jacks and held by the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce. Participants will begin boarding the M/S Mount Washington in Weirs Beach. 5:30 p.m. Registration is $25 per person. For more information call 524-5531 or visit Question and Answer workshop on Estate & Retirement Income Planning sponsored by Independent Finance Advisors LLC at Franklin Savings Bank Company. 6-8 p.m. at Wesley Woods in Gilford. Refreshments will be served. For more information or to RSVP call 524-4972. Public flu shot clinic held by the Speare Memorial Hospital at the Ashland Booster Club in Plymouth from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $25 and open to people 18 and older. For more information call 238-2348. Blood Drive hosted by the American Red Cross. Noon to 5 p.m. at Sacred Heart Hall in Laconia. For more information call 1-800-733-2767. The Belknap County Conservation District holds its annual meeting featuring life music with Don Watson, a presentation regarding local grassroots organizations, agricultural projects and results of the NH Governor’s Water Sustainability Commission. 6 p.m. in the Huot Building at Laconia High School. For more information call 527-5880. Events at the Gilmanton Year-Round Library. Crafternoon with Miss Pam 3-5 p.m. Learn what can be created with just a piece of paper. Magic The Gathering. 6-8:30 p.m. All ages and levels are welcome to play! Just bring a deck. No sign up is required. Events at the Hall Memorial Library. Tea Time 4-4:30 p.m. Writer’s Group, 6 p.m. Al-Anon Meeting at the Congregational Church Parish House (18 Veterans Square) in Laconia. 8 to 9:15 p.m. each Thursday. Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 645-9518. Plymouth Area Chess Club meets Thursdays from 7-9 p.m. at Starr King Fellowship, 101 Fairgrounds Road. Form more information call George at 536-1179. American Legion Post #1 Bingo. Every Thursday night at 849 N. Main Street in Laconia. Doors open at 4 p.m. Bingo starts at 6:30. Knitting at Belmont Public Library. 6 p.m. Chess Club at the Goss Reading Room (188 Elm Street) in Laconia. 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. each Thursday. All ages and skill levels welcome. We will teach. Giggles & Grins playgroup at Family Resource Center in downtown Laconia (719 No. Main Street, Laconia). Free group for parents children from birth through age 5. For more information call 524-1741. Families Sharing Without Shame, an open meeting for parents to discuss their child’s drug addiction, alcoholism and recovery. 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursdays, except Holidays, Concord Hospital’s Fresh Start Therapy Room. For more information call 568-0533.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4 Flu vaccination clinic open for Laconia Caring and Caring for Women patients, adult, and pediatric patients. 9 a.m. to noon and 1:30-5 p.m. For more information call 527-2752.

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Dear Annie: I have a problem that I have never seen in your column. My 64-year-old father-in-law sends my middle-aged husband pornographic pictures. My husband and I share the same email address, and the last picture was extremely explicit. My husband does not check his email regularly. When he does, he ignores most of his father’s stuff, thank heavens. I haven’t deleted these emails, but I now think my father-in-law is a total creep. Is there anything I should do? I hope he sees himself in this letter. -- Offended Wife Dear Offended: Is your husband aware that his father is sending him these photos? If not, tell him. Then ask whether he wants to receive these pictures. He may not care, or he may prefer not to confront his father. Since they’re meant for him, he should have the final word, although you can encourage him to tell Dad to stop. We also recommend that you open your own email account so you are not subjected to this assault on your senses. Although why you would voluntarily open any email from this man is beyond us. Dear Annie: I’m 14 years old and adopted. As I’ve gotten older, the feeling of wanting to know my real family has grown stronger. Because my adoption wasn’t open, I can’t meet my biological family. I know the government means well by these laws, but it makes me feel empty inside. My adoptive family drives me insane with the excuse, “I can’t tell you much until you’re 18.” Isn’t there something they can tell me? Can the government really bar me from seeing my birth family? -- Left Lonely in My Heart. Dear Lonely: First of all, your “real family” is the one that raised you. There are legitimate reasons why birth

records are not intended to be seen by kids under age 18. Reunions with birth parents sometimes work out OK, but they also can be difficult, unpleasant, depressing and a huge disappointment, especially if you are expecting too much. Teenagers, in particular, often go through emotionally rough waters, becoming upset with their adoptive families and mistakenly believing the biological family would be easier. Your parents are simply trying to protect you. But we understand that this is hard and unsatisfying for you. There are counselors who specialize in this field. Ask your parents to make an appointment for all of you to talk with someone who will assist in figuring out the best way to deal with your frustrations and how much information your parents can give you. They can get a referral from your pediatrician. Dear Annie: “In Turmoil in Kansas,” the 45-year-old gay man, could have been me 16 years ago. I lived alone in Michigan, but I had no job, no social life, no partner and only one friend -- and he lived far away. I was in the closet and didn’t know anything about PFLAG. I found that smoky, noisy and crowded bars were not for me. I was so scared to tell anyone I’m gay. I am now 46, have a great partner, live in Florida, joined the local PFLAG chapter, have two great jobs and am out to everyone, including my very accepting parents -- something I never expected. I never go to gay bars, although I have many gay pen pals. In two years, I’ll be moving to Boston to live with my partner, who is transferring jobs. Isn’t it great how life can be so wonderful after being depressed and lonely for so long? Please tell him not to give up hope. -- Sarasota, Fla.

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

$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.





BLUE Crown Conure. Blue Indian Ringneck, housed together. Both pets looking for good home. Birds & Cage $600. Lakes-Region 978-697-4301


EMERSON Microwave $55. Avanti Dorm Fridge $100. Kenmore washer/dryer $200. 455-2343

2002 Lincoln Continental, 93,000 miles, excellent condition, loaded. $5200 603-279-3234

DACHSHUNDS puppies. Health & temperament guaranteed. Parents on premise, $350-$400, ready now. (603)539-1603.

Holderness, Masonic Building, #1 US Rt. 3. Sunday Nov. 24th, 9am-3pm. Seeking vendors & patrons! Supporting Interlakes Community Caregivers Info contact Nate @ 968-9340 or

WASHER & electric dryer by Magic Chef, excellent condition, both super capacity plus. $250/pair 930-5222

HORSE STALL AVAILABLE at Meredith indoor arena. $400/Month full board. 455-6622


Labrador Retrievers

AKC outstanding puppies bred for breed standards and great temperaments, raised in our home. (603)664-2828. ROTTWEILER pups AKC Champion Pedigree, parents on premises $800. 603-340-6219 WEST Highland White Terriers. 2 females 1 male. Ready October 10th. Will have first shots. Also available, Trained 9 month old pups, with all shots. $450-$750. 603-262-0204 or 508-509-0212

JOES Used Appliances: Buy, sell, repair, one year guarantee, delivery, house calls, old appliance rmoval. 527-0042.

$_TOP dollar paid for junk cars & trucks. Available 7-days a week. P3s Towing. 630-3606 1995 Ford F-150- $1,200. or best offer. 603-717-2831

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

1995 Ford Ranger XLT Super-Cab 4x4, 4.0L, EFI, V6, OD, auto-trans, $2750/OBO. 978-866-2221. 1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4X4 Off-road Super Cab. V-6, bed liner, tow bumper, front winch hook-up, AT, AM/FM/CD, 155K miles, runs good, $3,550/OBO. 508-423-8839 Gilford 1999 Mitsubishi Gallant- Runs good, 167K miles. $1,400. 603-856-5985 2001 Toyota Rav 4-L, 4WD, Automatic, Silver exterior, All Power, Roof Rack, Towing, 94,000 miles, Excellent condition, runs great. Just inspected. $6,295/OBO. 603-930-5222.

2008 Ford Pickup, 4-Door, Loaded, Excellent Condition, 83k Miles, $16,500/OBO. 707-1545. 2008 Suzuki Forenza. Very good condition. 4-D Sedan. New tires. 67,500 miles. $4,500. 603-556-9178. 2011 Hyundai Sonata 2.0 Turbo Limited: Mint, black on black, 44k. $16,900. 267-7044.

ARABIAN 1977 Century fully restored, 454 motor, best one in New England, trailer included, end of season sale with free winter storage by owner $16,995 see at or call 279-7921. BOXTRUCK 2006 Ford LCF boxtruck, 16 foot box and aluminum walkramp, 155,000 mi. $10,000. 707-0213 CASH paid for unwanted or junk cars and trucks. Same day service possible. 603-231-2859.

CORVETTE 1996 Collectors Edition. 40K miles orig. owner, all records, 6 speed, loaded, 2 tops, rare red interior. $17,500 Call Ted 524-5049.

2001 Toyota Tundra Access Cab SR5 4D, 4x4, 5 Speed manual, ac, am/fm/CD, ABS, 153,000 $5500. 744-5644. 2002 Cadillac Seville 72K miles. $5,000 Or best offer. 832-3535 2002 Ford E250, work van, 115k-miles. Good contractor van! Line-x interior, new tires, trailer-hitch. $3,000/OBO.

RIVIERA 1969 Signal Red/ Black, 430 engine, PS, PB, PW, air, bucket seats, orig. protect-o-plate, nicest one in New England $18,500 Call


For Rent

Boat Winterize & Store


Starting at $24 per foot

2 bedroom, fully furnished, beach front, deck, washer/dryer. $800/Month +utilities. pets negotiable. 707-2343

Call JP or Rick


For Rent 2 Bedroom 2nd Floor Apartment for rent. $825 per month includes heat and hot water. Has off-street parking. Conveniently located in Laconia. Call 603-998-0954.

CENTER Harbor House- 1 bedroom, year round, central propane heat. Credit report required, security deposit, lease, application fee, no pets/no smoking, tenant pays all utilities. Call between 6pm-8pm. $400/Month. 603-253-6924 FRANKLIN New construction duplex, 2 bedroom apt., more than a thousand square feet, hardwood floors throughout, laundry hook-up, stove and refrigerator included, single garage stall and plenty of on-site parking. Heat & utilities are renters responsibility, one year lease with first month rent and security due at signing. Cats and lap dogs welcome. $950/month. 603-566-8013

ALTON, one bedroom, heat/ elec., hot water included, $825/month. No smoking. 603-534-7589.

FRANKLIN- Riverfront, 1 Bedroom, 2nd Floor. $600/month + Utilities, Security Deposit. No Pets, 387-4471.

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.)

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

BELMONT 2 bedroom, 1st floor, coin-op laundry and storage space in basement, $245/wk including heat, electric & hot water, 524-1234,

GILFORD Winnipesaukee year-round lakeside 2-bedroom apt., laundry. Enjoy private beach, boat dock available. (603) 231-6176.

BELMONT 2-bedroom duplex, quiet, large yard, deck, small dog considered, $1150/month with heat. Security deposit. 603-393-8242.

GILFORD- 5 bedroom 2 bath home available Oct. 1st. Newly renovated, swimming pool. $1,400/Month including utilities. Strong credit required, 6 month lease. Option to buy. No smoking, pets allowed. 603-759-2895

BELMONT House for rent. 2 bedroom, full bath, full basement, 2 car attached garage, furnished. Utilities NOT included. $650 per month + deposit. Call 279-8792. Available after 09/30/13.

GILFORD/ALTON Line: 2BR Cottage, $200-$245 per week +utilities; 3BR apt., $230-$275 per week +utilities. Cable & internet included. Beach access. 1st & security. 603-365-0799.

BELMONT, 2BR monitor heat, convenient location, off street parking, no smoking. $185/Wk plus utilities. 387-4885

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

BELMONT3 bedroom and 2 bedroom units in duplex. $1,050 & $850/Month, no utilities, small pets okay. 603-998-0187 BELMONT- just redone, 1 bedroom, 2nd floor. Quiet, sunny Rte. 3. $750/Month. Includes heat/hot water. No pets/Smoking outside. 528-1991 BELMONT: 2BR, $185/Week +utilities. No pets. Two week security, references required. 520-5209. CENTER Harbor - Seeking mature individual for 1 bedroom house. Quiet private location near town/beach/all services. No pets or smoking. $875/month includes heat and electric. 387-6774.

LACONIA2-ROOMMATES wanted to share personal home. Clean, quiet, sober environment. All inclusive, $140-$150/week. 455-2014 LACONIA 2BR apt. $175 per week plus util. FIrst month free. Includes parking. No dogs 934-8200 ask for Dez. LACONIA cute 1 bedroom, second floor, near hospital. $675/Month, Heat/Hot water included, on-site laundry. 524-0703 LACONIA, 1BR, H/W included, off street parking, no smoking, no dogs. $165/Wk. 387-4885

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For Rent

For Rent

For Sale

For Sale

Help Wanted

LACONIA- Large Rooms for rent. Private bath, heat/hot water, electric, cable, parking included. $145-160/week. Call for availability. 603-781-6294

NEW Hampton- Cozy 2 bedroom house located off Exit 23 off I-93. Washer/dryer, storage. No smoking, Pets considered. $800/Month, no utilities included. 279-4550

ARIENS Professional Snow Blower 10HP, 24 in. cut- Hand Warmers - Head Light, Electric Start etc. Like New. Asking $650. 603-279-1379

PILLOW-TOP Mattress & Boxspring, Full-Size $195/OBO. Twin Boxspring and Mattress $100/OBO. Both good condition w/frame. Washing Machine, Works well. $75/OBO. Solid wood Kitchen Table, very good condition, round, with additional leaf $75/OBO. 859-3841 or 520-4198

CLEANING HELP- Wednesday, Friday & Saturday, 10-15 hours weekly. Must have a valid NH drivers license, clean background check. 393-6584.

LACONIA: 2-Bedroom, 2nd floor apartment, W/D hookup, close to downtown. $190/Wk Call Mike, 508-981-8800 LACONIA: 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom in duplex building, 1st & 2nd floors plus access to attic and basement with laundry hook-ups, $975/month plus utilities, 524-1234,

NEW Hampton/ Meredith. Rooms for rent $125 and up. No pets, Coldwell Banker Old Mill Properties. 744-8144. Randy.

BRECKWELL Big E Pellet Stove. Excellent condition, used last winter. 8,200 - 55,000 BTUs. 140 lb hopper. $1795 .286-8373

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

LACONIA: 2BR second floor, laundry hookup, 1-car garage, large backyard, Oak St., $750 per month plus utilities, security deposit, references. Call after 4 pm, 520-8212. LACONIA: Gilbert Apartments. Call for available apartments. 524-4428 LACONIA: Paugus Bay waterfront, 3 bedroom apartment w/ washer/dryer and dock. Cable TV included. High efficiency Modine heaters. Avail. Sept-June 1st. $1100/mo. Call Mike: (508) 981-8800. LACONIA: Sunny small 2 bedroom, 2nd floor. No smoking/no dogs. $190/week, includes heat/hot water. 455-5569. LACONIA: The last place youll want to live! Quiet, mature tenant wanted for stunning,1st floor fully restored Victorian 2-bedroom near downtown. Tin ceilings, maple floors, beautiful woodwork, LR, DR, Sunroom, on-site laundry, secure storage room, parking. Heated toasty warm. Come and stay forever. $850/Month. 494-4346. LAKEPORT- One bedroom, one person apartment with one off-street parking space. Heat/hot water included, no pets/no smoking. 1st/last month + security. $650/Month + electric. 630-4539 MEREDITH 1 & 2 bedroom apartments and a 2 bedroom mobile home. $700-$775+ utilities. Security deposit required, no pets, 279-5846

COUCH & Love-Seat, floral, Good condition. $200. Lakes Region (978)697-4301

NOW renting 2 and 3 bedroom apartments. Eliminate paying for storage and trips to the laundry mat. Our units have basement and w/d hookups. Heat & Hot water included. Private Yards. 603-524-4363 EHO, FHO. Income Restrictions Apply. We accept Section 8 Vouchers


CZ-70, .32ACP, Pistol, like new, 2 mags., and ammo. NH Ltc. Required. $300. 603-267-0977 FIREWOOD- Green & Seasoned. Full cords. Over 20 years in business. Tree Service also Available. Insured. 603-279-7354

SANBORNTON, House, 3br, 6rms, No Pets, No Smoking, references, $1000+Util+SecDep, 528-1428.

FREE Firewood Seasoned. Tree down, bring saw, haul away. 520-5171.

SHARE 4 bedroom home. One person. Home only 10 days per month. Beautiful, great location, Gunstock Acres. $650/ month includes everything. 603-759-2895.


FREE Chest freezer 36x48x28 old but works perfectly. You come get it. 393-5627.


Cut, Split & Delivered $200 per cord,

TILTON: 1-bedroom. Heat, hot water incl., great location, no dogs. $580 to $630/month. 603-630-9772 or 916-214-7733

Got trees need CA$H?

WEIRS Beach, 3-Bedroom, 2 bath home. Washer/Dryer in place. $1000/month + utilities & Deposit. Can include a business. $

LAZY BOY Double Sleep Sofa: 70” wide, dark green, excellent condition, $300. 279-8385.

For Rent-Commercial AFFORDABLE yet upscale over LACONIA Subway. Ideal as office/ start-up retail w/client waiting room. Electric, heat, A/C included. Two rentals available, REDUCED $295 & up/ monthly. 603-279-6463. WEIRS Beach, commercial building, parking included, $600/month plus utilities & deposit. Separate living space available. 366-2121

2- One ton chainfalls and 2 comealongs $1600. Call 455-7897 and 524-1797. 2005 Polaris ATV, All Wheel Drive, Very FAST, good condition. 707-1545

MOULTONBOROUGH: Studio, $625/ month or pay weekly. Includes heat, hot water, electricity. On-site laundry. Security & references required. No pets.

COW manure. Small pick up $35, large pick up $40. We load daily 10 am. Deliveries extra 593 Belknap Mountain Road, Gilford. 528-3465

FIREWOOD: Green, Cut, split and delivered (Gilmanton and surrounding area). $200/ cord. (603)455-8419

For Sale

MOULTONBOROUGH 2 bedroom 2 bath mobile home, with appliances, avail. Nov. 1st, no utilities, $950. 677-6464.

COUCH- Floral pattern, Excellent condition, Can deliver locally $125. (603)930-5222.

One bedroom apartment, directly on Meredith Bay. All amenities + washer & dryer, air conditioning, deck. Walk to downtown. $850/month + utilities. 617-460-1960 Phil Leave Message

2 magnetic mattress pads. Twin size. Cost $500 new, asking $45 ea. Small chest freezer. All very good condition. $85. 524-0126

MEREDITH: 1BR, 1 bath, washer dryer, monitor heat, no pets $700/ month. 279-8247, Jim.

BIRD Cage, triple stack. Each measures 24” High x 36” Wide x 24” Deep. Beige powder coat, good condition. $300. Lakes-Region, (978)697-4301 BIRD Cage- Large, white, 27” W X 24 ” D X 63” H. $125/BRO. 508-783-7132 Laconia

LACONIA: 3 rooms, 1 BR, includes heat/ hot water, off-street parking, no pets $690/ month. 603-253-6815 after 5pm.

LACONIA: 28 Dartmouth St; 1/2 of a Duplex; 7 Rooms, 3 BR; 1 Bath; Walk-out Basement w/Laundry Hookups. Very clean, hardwood floors, private off street parking. Convenient location, walk to downtown, churches, library, health club, Opechee Park & schools. $1,000/mo plus utilities. Call owner/broker 396-4163.

BEAUTIFUL wooden pews. Memento of former Lady of the Lakes Church. 524-2277

28FT. Shingle elevator $660. 10 wall brackets w/ back brace $50/set. 4 Chevy 1 ton wheels & tires $150. (603)293-4079 4 General Altimax tires HP195/60 R15, less than 300 mi. $300. 556-9287 AMAZING! Beautiful Pillowtop Mattress Sets. Twin $199, Full or Queen $249, King $449. Call 603-305-9763 See “Furniture” AD. AMPEG Bass Amp BA115 and Johnson JJ-200 Viola Electric Bass Guitar, pair for $300,



Beautiful, organic, screened loam. $15/yard. Call (603)986-8148. MAIL Box for sale: "Step 2 " Moulded plastic w/paper holder under. $25 Call David@ 603-345-1320

MARTIN 000-15 6-string guitar, HSC $1,100. Guild GAD-25 6 string guitar HSC $525. Both solid mahogany, perfect. 603-520-7890 MOSSBERG model 9200 126A (excellent condition) 2-3/4 or 3” shells 24” accu-choke, new Mossberg cable lock, 4 accu chokes with choke wrench, ammo box of multiple new 126A rounds, cleaning kit, new LLBean bird vest. $495. 267-6934 MOVING SALE: small refrigerator, bedrooms, dining room, kitchen set, lamps, wall prints, entire household. By appointment, 707-0785

NH Granite pieces, 6ft & 7ft, other sizes from old barn. $95 up Can arrange to deliver 524-0126. OKIDATA 590 Microline Parallel 24 pin printer. Includes cables. $75. Call David@ 603-345-1320 PEGBOARD (framed) Two 4!x 8!. $10 /each. Two 4!x 5!8” $8/each. 279-4668 TABLE 30”x60” Folds for storage. Use for buffet service or craft pro-

SNOW tires Bridgestone Blizzak 185/65R15 set of 4 rims. Tons of tread left. Used only 1 or 2 seasons. $300/OBO. Call Josh 603-998-1904. Whirlpool Electric Dryer- Heavy duty, front loader, like new $150. 524-2877 XL twin bed $110, yellow kitchen table/w 4 chairs $150.528-2488

Furniture AMAZING! Beautiful Queen or Full-sized Mattress/ Box-spring Set. LUXURY-FIRM European Pillow-Top Style. Fabulous Back, Hip and Leg Support, Hospitality A+ Rating! All New Factory Sealed with 10-YR Warranty. Compare Cost $1095, SELL $249. Can Delivery and Set-up. 603-305-9763 DINING Table- 54 ” round, glass top. Pineapple pedestal base. $250/BRO. Four Chairs $125/BRO. 508-783-7132 Laconia ETHAN Allen dresser with mirror al soldi maple 11 drawers 55.5” long clean $100. 524-3995. FULL bed frame $100. Double bed frame $150. Stuffed chair $100. Book cases $50. 455-2343

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

Help Wanted BUSY, unique, retail operation seeking experienced sales/driven manager to motivate and lead sales team. Must be creative, innovated and organized. Computer skills and knowledge of POS required. Experienced candidates only need apply. Send resume to: HR, PO Box 74, Conway, NH 03818.

CARE & COMFORT NURSING Hiring PCSP/ LNAs for 7a-7p shift. Full and part-time positions. 102 Court St., Laconia. 528-5020 CARPENTERS, Experienced Only. Call 581-9606.

Help Wanted

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

EXPERIENCED LANDSCAPE SUPERVISOR Clean driving record, CDL a plus. Available for on-call snow removal. Serious inquiries only. or 603-731-9173 or (603) 455-4497 Family seeking a motivated, energetic and creative individual who has experience working with individuals with disabilities. This position is working with a young man in Meredith and requires both morning and afternoon split shift support, M-F (7:30-10:30 & 1:30-4:30). Excellent communication skills, cheerful, caring, and patient disposition are all necessary attributes for successful employment. Position requires close interaction, trust, and confidentiality with the family. Reliable vehicle, clean criminal record/DMV check, motor vehicle insurance and non-smoking are required. Please contact Nicole Lemelin at 524-8811 or email

HOULE’S HOUSEKEEPING Hiring Part-time house keepers. May lead to full-time work. Experience, References & Transportation required. Please call Jess 520-0794 INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR needed to deliver NH Union Leader and Sunday news in Moultonborough/Sandwich area. Approximately $340 per Week, based on commission of sales. Early AM delivery, proof of insurance. Laconia resident preferred. Call Jim Paggi 668-4321 ext. 377 Local Paving Company Has Immediate Openings for:

• CDL Driver Class A or B With Dump Truck Experience & Clean Driving Record.


Drug Free Workplace, EOE

Call 279-1499


Extended Learning Opportunities Coordinator

Newfound Regional High School is seeking a Coordinator for their Extended Learning Opportunities Programs. The perfect candidate for this position will have a strong understanding of anywhere and anytime learning, a strong history of working with community partners, an understanding of curriculum assessment and alignment with non-traditional learning opportunities, and the ability to collaborate effectively with local organizations. This is a year round part time position (approximately 25 hours per week) requiring in district travel, outstanding oral and written communication skills, and the ability to think outside of the box regarding student’s educational opportunities and learning. Teacher certification preferred. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, resume, transcripts, job application, and letters of recommendation by October 18th to: Superintendent of Schools Newfound Area School District 20 North Main Street Bristol, NH 03222 EOE

TOWN OF ASHLAND, NEW HAMPSHIRE PART-TIME FINANCE OFFICER The Town of Ashland is seeking qualified candidates for the position of a Part-Time Financial Officer (up to 20 hours per week). This position oversees and manages the financial operations of the Town and serves as a key member of the management team. This position requires extensive general accounting experience, including fund accounting and capital improvement planning; experience in the use of computerized payroll, accounts payable, fixed assets and general accounting systems; a thorough understanding of the New Hampshire municipal budget process; experience in the preparation and oversight of municipal budgets; a thorough knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and reporting for local governments; a working knowledge of cash management, investments, purchasing and long term debt. Knowledge of BMSI accounting and payroll software is essential. Qualified applicants should possess at minimum a bachelor`s degree in accounting and finance or have at least five (5) years responsible municipal finance work. The Town of Ashland operates on a calendar year basis with a three person Board of Selectmen and a Town Administrator form of Government. The Town of Ashland is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to: Town Administrator, Town of Ashland P.O. Box 517, Ashland, NH 03217 or e-mail

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Help Wanted QUALIFIED Milling Machinist, knowledge of milling software, ability to read blueprints, use measuring tools. Min 5 years experience necessary. Mechanical aptitude required. Ability to assemble large components. Competitive wages, benefits, paid holidays, overtime available. (603)569-3100.

Help Wanted

Help Wanted



Is seeking a part-time childcare person, $8/hour, plus a health club membership. Please apply in person, at 169 Daniel Webster Highway, Meredith, NH.

SIX EXPERIENCED HAIRCUTTERS Must be good with children & like to have fun! Call Dan for more details. 524-7978

PLUMBER Growing Home Improvement Company looking for licensed plumber. 603-375-3041

PAINTERS F ull time experienced painters. Start ASAP. Call Chris 608-5541.

FULL TIME POLICE OFFICERS The Town of Northfield is currently seeking applicants to fill full-time Certified Police Officer vacancies. Applicants should possess a full time police officer certification in New Hampshire and the ability to pass a background investigation and physical agility test. Salary is based on experience and competitive benefits are provided by the Town. Interested candidates should submit an application, cover letter and resume to : Northfield Police Department Attention John Raffaelly, Acting Chief of Police 138 Park St. Northfield, NH 03276 Applications will be accepted until October 18, 2013; full job description can be located on the town website, The Town of Northfield is an equal opportunity employer

Help Wanted

Help Wanted




Next Class 12/5/13 & 2/5/14 Granite State Auto School Laconia, NH

Part-time Facilities Maintenance Technician at the Laconia Municipal Airport. Position description and applications are available at the Airport Manager’s office or Airport website Airport applications are required and will be accepted with resumes until 4:00PM Friday, October 18, 2013 to or at the Airport Manager’s Office, 65 Aviation Drive, Gilford, NH, 03249. EOE/ADA


Land BELMONT: 3 acres of good quality dry & rolling land with 180' on paved town road, driveway permit, surveyed, soil tested, $49,900. Owner/broker, 524-1234. GILFORD: 3.16 acres with fabulous westerly views overlooking Lake Winnisquam and Laconia, driveway and underground utilities already installed to building site, $119,900. Owner/broker, 524-1234.

Mobile Homes 1982 Mobile Home: 14-ft. x 65-ft., 2-bedrooms, 1.5 baths, lots of improvements. $19,900. Call 603-998-3113.

Instruction Get the Best Help Under the Sun! Starting at $2.50 per day Call 737.2020 or email

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

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


After School Program Director

The Newfound Area School District is seeking an Afterschool Program Director to oversee a five year After School Program grant (Project Promise). The perfect candidate for this position will have extremely strong organizational skills, demonstrated grant management ability, a strong understanding of data, and the ability to work flexible hours. The Director oversees a large staff of part time employees, so supervisory and evaluation experience is a must! This is a full time, year round position and is benefits eligible. The right candidate will be certified or certifiable as an After School Administrator. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, resume, transcripts, job application, and letters of recommendation by October 18th to: Superintendent of Schools Newfound Area School District 20 North Main Street Bristol, NH 03222 EOE

We are seeking Per Diem RN, PT and OT staff to complement our existing group of professionals who share our Passion for Compassion. The successful candidate will possess solid clinical knowledge and judgment in order to care for a wide variety of patient needs and ages. Home care requires the ability to be empathetic, detail oriented, hard working, flexible and caring. An understanding of the broader health care system ensures patients/clients receive appropriate services in the environment which best meets the care goals of the patient. Home Care includes caring for and educating the family unit as they work toward complete recovery or to adjust to an altered lifestyle. Our environment is very supportive, fun loving, team oriented and above all, caring. We are committed to our mission and we would welcome the opportunity to meet with you if you feel you are a match for our agency. Previous Home Care experience is preferred, 3-5 years of experience is required. Per diem positions require weekend and holiday coverage per client/agency needs. Creative thinking is highly encouraged, computer experience is necessary, time management is essential and a sense of humor is expected. Visiting Nurse, Home Care and Hospice of Carroll County. Box 432 North Conway, NH 03860. 603-356-7006 or email

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1990 Honda Goldwing 1500SE, many extras, low mileage, very good condition. $4500. (603)452-5034.

Real Estate

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

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


Furniture, carpentry & yard tools, ladders, lots of old books, mowers, ski & winter clothing, old skis, glassware, old lamps & other porcelain, etc.




Rick Drouin 520-5642 or 744-6277

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

Roommate Wanted


Small Jobs Are My Speciality

Buy • Sell • Trade

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




GILMANTON YARD SALE JD’S LAWNCARE & PROPERTY SERVICES- Cleanups, small engine repair, mowing, edging, mulching, scrap-metal removal. 603-455-7801

Sat. 9am-3pm 399 Meadow Pond Rd. US Two Golden Girls. Will do light housekeeping in your home. Reasonable rates. Call 630-4688


Fabrication Rust Repair


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

Andersons Property Mgmt.

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

DICK THE HANDYMAN Available for small and odd jobs, also excavation work, small tree and stump removal and small roofs! Call for more details. Dick Maltais 603-267-7262 or 603-630-0121

Lots of glass, collectibles and some antiques, Victorian doll house, vintage wooden hose reels & more NO EARLY BIRDS

GILMANTON YARD SALE Saturday - 8am-4pm 52 Meeting House Rd.

On-Site Welding & Shop Services Call Bret 603-387-5674


Storage Space

LACONIA/LAKEPORT YARD SALE Sat. 9am-1pm 20 Chapin Terrace

Clean Inside Storage- Cars $79, Motorcycles $35, Boats starting at $100. 524-1430 or 455-6518 LACONIA 20' x 18' garage for rent, $200/month including electric, 524-1234.

Lots of tools!

Kids Furniture, Child and adult clothing, house windows & Lots, lots more!

Wanted To Buy

PIPER ROOFING $200 CASH AND UP for your unwanted car or truck. Call Rich 603-978-9079

Quality Work Reasonable Rates Free Estimates Metal Roofs • Shingle Roofs

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

Our Customers Don!t get Soaked!

528-3531 Major credit cards accepted


CALL Mike for yard cleanups, mowing, maintenance, scrapping, light hauling, very reasonably priced. 603-455-0214

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

Yard Sale BELMONT HUGE BARN SALE/MOVING Saturday, 10/5 8am-2pm 445 Laconia Rd.

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

Next to Country Kitchen on 106 BELMONT Last of the season! Yard Sale, Saturday October 5th, 12 Bryant Rd. 8am-2pm. Household Items, New & Used Tools, Antique Snow Sled, Folding Chairs, Toys & Many More Items. BELMONT Yard Sale, 139 Bean Hill Road, Saturday 9am-12pm.

GILFORD INDOOR YARD SALE SAT. 8-3 29 GILFORD EAST DR. Loft bed, canoe, camping gear, household items, snowmobile parts, motorcycle helmets, fish tank with stand, more!

SNOW PLOWING & SANDING Comm. Residential Insured Call for a quote 267-6680

YARD MAINTENANCE Flower bed maintenance, pruning, planting, transplanting, trimming,

GILFORD YARD SALE 42 Orchard Drive Sat. 8am-12pm Rain Date Sat. Oct. 12 Furniture, Oriental Rugs,

Moultonborough YARD SALE October 5th & 6th Saturday 1-4 • Sunday 8-2 41 Birch Lane (1 mile from Center Harbor)


Rummage Sale & Flea Market

First United Methodist Church

Route 11A, Gilford Fri. Oct. 4th & Sat. Oct. 5th 9:00 am-2:00 pm Clothes, linens, housewares & more!

SALISBURY GARAGE SALE 24 Loverin Hill Rd. October 4-6 9am-2pm Antique furniture, dishes, tools, computer desk, luggage, wood for making cabinets & furniture, household goods.

Home Care HOME HEALTHCARE FEMALE w/ experience in hospice to help with personal care & companionship, errands & appointments, cooking & light housekeeping, hair & nail care. Reliable transportation w/ insurance. Days or overnights. Please call 603-393-8936 Mature Care Giver for Elderly will transport to doctor!s appointments, pharmacy and/or shop-

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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4 Annual Fall Rummage Sale and Flea Market 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. First United Methodist Church Rt. 11A in Gilford. For more information 528-6485.Tilton Farmers’ Market featuring more than 30 local vendors, live music, and family entertainment. 3-7 p.m. at the Tanger Factory Outlets. Speare Memorial Hospital is holding a public flu shot clinic at Waterville Valley Town offices from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Cost is $25 per person. Open to people 18 years or older. Insurance cards requested. Al-Anon Meeting at the Congregational Church

Parish House (18 Veterans Square) in Laconia. 9:30 to 11 a.m. each Friday. Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 6459518. Events at the Gilford Public Library. Toddler Time, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Conversational French 3:30-4:30 p.m. Crafter’s Corner 6-7:30 p.m. Events at the Hall Memorial Library. Library Live Chat 2 p.m. Sit and Knit 2-5 p.m. Giggles & Grins playgroup at Family Resource Center in downtown Laconia (719 No. Main Street, Laconia). Free group for parents children from birth through age 5. For more information call 524-1741

Moby Dick screened at Gilman Library on Friday

ALTON — The Gilman Library will host Oscar Night at the Movies on Friday, October 4 at 7 p.m. Featured will be Moby Dick, a 1956 film starring Gregory Peck, Richard Basehart, and Orson Welles. John Huston brought Herman Melville’s classic American novel to the screen as an adventure tale laden with action and horror. Admission is free. Refreshments will be served. Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

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