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Pic of the Week..........................A4
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Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre To Be Put On By The Warren Players_____________
Many Goals Exceeded On The 4th Annual
Sunrise Ascent On Mount Washington_____
Murder Mystery Dinner
Theater
Saturday, November 16th at
6:00pm at the
Warren Village School
Return to the Golden age of the
1940's and the famous night
club Chez Mort which was the
scene of an unusual crime. As
newspapers of the day reported:
"Ingénue 'Sweet Sue'
Blutowsky was mysteriously
and fatally cut short during her
debut singing performance.
Journey back in time and join
the good inspector Constantine
on that fateful evening and find
out who the culprit is for your-
self.
Our actors are Warren Village
School staff members!
A four-course dinner will be
served throughout the show.
Due to the content of the show,
no one under the age of 13 will
be admitted.
Reservations are required in
order to prepare an accurate
amount of dinners. THERE
ARE A LIMITED NUMBER
OF TICKETS!
Please return reservations and
payment ASAP to:
Warren Village School
Attention: Amber Kingsbury
11 School Street
Warren NH, 03279
Reservations are $15 per per-
son. Checks payable to: Warren
Village School.
Pamela and Dave Smith of
Bethlehem have a very big rea-
son to smile. The final tallies
are in and the fourth annual
“Sunrise Ascent on Mt.
Washington” raised over
$67,800 under their direction
and leadership. This money
will be help fund the Adaptive
Sports Partners of the North
Country with their mission to
ensure the enrichment of the
quality of life for people with
disabilities.
According to Sandy Olney,
executive director of this not for
profit agency, the monies raised
exceeded all expectations.
“And the event was the largest
ascent we’ve held,” she added.
The August 4 event included
seven adaptive athletes from
New Hampshire, Vermont,
Massachusetts, and Minnesota.
Mr. and Mrs. Smith credits the
following area businesses for
helping to sponsor this major
fund raising event: Paramount
Electric, the Alpine Clinic,
Franconia Gas, Garnet Hill,
Minute Man Medical, Franconia
Notch Vacation Rentals &
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Window Cleaning, VanDesign,
Great Glen Trails, and the
Mount Washington Auto Road.
Also participating in this inspir-
ing hike were 41 Roadrunners,
14 Bottom-side Brunch Bunch
and 106 Mules. The Mules par-
ticipated in the 7.8-mile hike
with the adaptive athletes and
the Roadrunners aided in trans-
porting the athletes and their
specialized equipment back to
base of the mountain following
the trek.
The ASPNC, which is located in
Franconia, is dedicated to pro-
viding a year-round series of
activities for adaptive athletes
of all ages. In addition to hik-
ing, snow shoeing, skiing, and
snowboarding, the ASPNC has
put together a roster of upcom-
ing programs.
Power (wheelchair) Soccer has
returned to the North Country as
an adaptive sport. The North
Country Storm, a team of adap-
tive athletes, has already begun
eight weeks of practice and
competition. Interested players
and volunteers can help with the
activity on Sundays from 3 to 5
p.m. at the Profile School, 691
Profile Road, Bethlehem.
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No previous experience is
required to participate in this
activity and both youth and
adults with various disabilities
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The Middle/High School
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with or without disabilities to
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Middle School, 175 Morrill
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team members with or without
disabilities are encourage to
join, but must by 18 years of
age.
Both of these Special Olympics
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Tournaments, which are sched-
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College in Manchester.
The annual Any Which Way
You Can Triathlon Challenge is
sponsored by the Bank of New
Hampshire this year. This event
invites adaptive athletes, their
families, and friends to compete
in their choice of activities.
Each individual or team of three
will complete the following
three activities by Columbus
Day: kayak or canoe 0.75 miles
on Echo Lake, take a 6.5-mile
bike ride from the tram to the
Flume, and hike or roll the 2-
mile trail around the Flume
Gorge.
For information on how you can
participate in any of these activ-
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Wentworth Students Attend 38th
Highland Games and Festival
Students in grades 5, 6, & 7 once again headed to Lincoln, NH for
the Scottish Highland Games and Festival. Pat Good, School
Program Coordinator of the Games, was excited to extend this
invitation to Wentworth Elementary stating, “The students from
WES are always respectful, and participate fully in the school pro-
gram. It’s nice to have them with us each year.”
Principal, Keith Charpentier was thrilled to be invited back saying,
“This event and celebration is an extraordinary opportunity for our
students to be exposed to Scottish Culture.”
The New Hampshire Highland Games, established in 1975, are
recognized as one of the finest Scottish cultural festivals in the
world. Gaelic and Celtic culture is celebrated over 3 days with
competitions ranging from piping and drumming, heavyweight
athletes, and dancing as well as music from the “Highlands.” The
organizers of the event have added a demonstration/encampment
of Scottish military, which explains the role the military played
over the centuries not just at home, but around the world. Gabriel
Crane, a fifth grader, said “It was real neat to see how the uniforms
and weapons changed over time, and I liked trying on the “Chain
Mail.”
Principal Charpentier suggests, “If your school has not had the
opportunity to attend this cultural event, I would strongly recom-
mend you make contact with Pat Good, School Program
Coordinator, and visit next year.”
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Performance artists Doug
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will keep salons from just being
a bar. [Chicago Tribune] Just
think how pretty all the girls
will be at closing time....
Okay, this is weird (regular
readers will understand). A few
weeks ago, I walked into the
post office and a man next to me
says, “Done any dishes lately?”
I must have had a puzzled
expression when he added, “I
read your column too.” The
light went on. So, it looks like I
have at least two readers! Woo-
hoo!
From my friend John, a couple
of Bits he thought we’d enjoy:
(1) I am not sure what it is, but
the Meredith American Legion
held something called Meat
Bingo. Maybe it’s like a regular
bingo, but people cover their
numbers with hamburger patties
(not to be confused with Cow
Patty Bingo). (2) A microcosmic
sign of the times? A letter to the
editor bemoaned the degrada-
tion of the American society as
evidenced by the noise level and
amount of talking in an area
library. Seriously, the writer
dates himself recalling a time
when people respected and were
concerned for others. I date
myself by remembering as well.
From Facebook: “What a great
story! Pfc. Colton Romney, who
is stationed in Afghanistan, got
to see the birth of his twins
thanks to a nurse holding a cell
phone and Skype.” Yeah, a great
story, but just between us, I
think an even greater story
would be if he were actually
here at home to be with his wife
(and new family) instead of in
Afghanistan (where after, what,
13 years [America’s longest
war] we are ‘making progress.’
As a matter of fact, every hour,
taxpayers in the United States
have been paying $10.45 mil-
lion for the war in Afghanistan
since 2001.)
So, anyone have constipation,
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love that ad... (even if I don’t).
Those, by the way, are the listed
side effects if you keep reading
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There was a TV ad for upcom-
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esting until I heard it was Pay-
Per-View. I thought that’s what
cable was – I pay; I view. Hey, I
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ones, you can sign up and pay
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I turned on the TV and there was
“Friday the 13
th
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Chapter.” Okay, and when that
was over, next was “Friday the
13
th
: A New Beginning.” So
much for finality. As a matter of
fact, after the FINAL chapter,
there were seven more Jason
movies. Just sayin’.
Finally, I am in a bit of a
quandary here. As I suggested in
previous weeks, Sadie Bullock
still occupies some of my
thoughts, but nowhere as obses-
sively as before. Anyhow, when
I was recently out picking the
pasture, I had lots of time to
think. At the least, I want to
clear my name. There are peo-
ple who heard me get ordered
off her property, but they don’t
know why. I am finishing up a
piece of writing called “Who
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explain what happened and why
(the story goes back 25 years).
What I am struggling with is
will I be doing the same thing to
her she has done to me twice
(public humiliation)? Will that
make me like her (G-d forbid)?
Later.
The Adventures
of
Tom & Atticus
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A missing toe. Two broken
ears. Eyes that see little more
than shapes and shadows. Bad
hips. A chemotherapy needle.
All things to be grateful for, at
least in our world.
I’ve come to believe that wher-
ever we are, whatever we are
facing – we are right where we
are supposed to be. There’s no
controlling outside influences
but what we can do is decide
how we want to see them.
When fifteen year old Will was
discarded with his bad hips,
eyes, and ears at a kill shelter
his life must have seemed over
to him. The only family he’d
ever known let him down.
Rumor has it they grew too old
to take care of him, but when he
arrived in our lives my first
thought was they must have
been too old to take care of him
from day one because he was in
such sorry shape and pain. On
the first day Atticus and I took
him in, he bit me several times.
He’d keep this up for a couple
of months. Always growling.
Always snarling.
Early in the summer Atticus was
struggling with a toe injury. We
though he caught his nail on
something and it ripped away
from the nail bed. Two weeks
passed, the toe worsened, even-
tually it abscessed. We moved
quickly and it was amputated.
Biopsy results showed cancer,
but it looked as though we had it
all. Later tests revealed it had
been moving so rapidly we took
a proactive stance and started
chemotherapy, with the idea that
it’s easier to fight cancer cells
when they are just forming than
playing catch up with one of
life’s greatest thieves.
Will hadn’t been here long
before I notice that with all his
faulty senses, he loved smelling
the wildflowers in our yard. So
I started to court him. Once a
week I bought him flowers.
He’s sniff them again and again.
Occasionally I’d put them next
to his head for when he woke
up, he’d inhale, seemed to sigh,
and often time lay his head back
on them and went back to sleep.
When I told this story on our
blog and Following Atticus
Facebook page a most unusual
thing happened. A once-dis-
carded, broken, and angry dog
started receiving flowers – from
all around the world! In the past
several months more than a hun-
dred bouquets have come in for
him from people he’s never met
but have read his story.
The day we decided to amputate
Atticus’s toe, the phone at North
Country Animal Hospital start-
ed ringing after I wrote about
what was going on. A day later
more than $2,000 had come in
from donations – once again
from all over the world.
Strangely, as Will gets older and
older, and closer to death, he’s
more content than ever.
Strangely, when Atticus’s can-
cer arrived it, I spent a few min-
utes to break down, then I
became strong again, as you do
for a good friend, and the
strength between us grew just as
it had in all those winter peaks
we climbed together in both the
best and worst of conditions.
We’d been challenged before.
We had this, no matter the out-
come. We were right where we
belonged. Most importantly we
were together…come what may.
All of his had me thinking of
nothing but how fortunate we all
are together. Sure, Atticus and I
had been kept off the trails for
months and away from what we
love and why we are here. And
Will, I imagine, will soon be
gone, now that he’s become a
love. And yet I found myself
smiling through most of it. For
I kept counting my blessings.
Two good souls and the support
of thousands of people, most of
whom we’d never met. The
mountains were our own to
climb, but we did it with a safe-
ty net of kindness, prayers, and
the most powerful love I’ve ever
witnessed.
How do you say thank you to
something like that? I decided
to give them the one thing we
most appreciate in life, the one
gift we cherish more than any
other. So it was announced that
Atticus and I, famed for hiking
on our own accept for rare occa-
sions, would take twelve
Facebook followers with us on a
hike. We figured we’d get fifty
requests to join us on a climb to
a mountain. Within three days
we received nearly 1,500
requests to follow Atticus up a
mountain. So instead of a
dozen, we decided on twenty-
three people from all around the
country.
They started arriving in our
hometown of Jackson today.
California, Texas, Louisiana,
North Carolina, Ohio, Indiana,
Rhode Island, Maine,
Massachusetts, New
Hampshire, and Maine will be
represented on what we’re call-
ing the Following Atticus
Gratitude Hike. These individu-
als, the vast majority of, we
have never met even in passing,
will do something we don’t
even do with our friends.
They’ll hike with us and we’ll
share with them the glory of
New Hampshire’s stunning
White Mountains. Most of
them are not hikers, but that’s
okay. We weren’t hikers at one
point either.
These are twenty-three very dif-
ferent folks. A few couples are
in the mix, one father and
daughter team, one mother and
daughter together, but twenty-
three individuals. What they
have in common is that they’ve
been following a little black and
white dog over mountains,
down into valleys, into the
brightest of lights and into the
darkest of times. They’ve also
fallen for broken down Will.
Some see him as their personal
hero. I’ve heard from several:
“If Will can survive all he’s
been through, I can survive
what I’m barely enduring.”
Atticus is doing well half way
through his chemotherapy.
Will, although faltering here and
there, is doing well in the last
chapter of his life. That brings
us to me. And here’s how I feel.
I’m grateful. Grateful for what
the three of us share in good and
tough times. I wake up saying
prayers expressing that grati-
tude and every day is
Thanksgiving. I’m grateful that
we are together and where we
are supposed to be. I’m grateful
we have started hiking again on
the better days, albeit it short
hikes. I’m grateful that people
care enough about Atticus and
Will to send flowers and cards
and handmade quilts. And I’m
grateful that Atticus, Will, and I
are all where we are supposed to
be.
On Saturday morning we’ll
have breakfast with this crew
and after we drop Will off with
a dear friend for a day of care
and comfort, the rest of us will
head to a mountain and Atticus
and I will show our thanks on
the summit as we always have.
But this time we’ll also be
thanking twenty-three people
who represent thousands upon
thousands of others who care
and invest their hearts and souls
in us.
Today was we were driving
down the road from our house,
just two miles away, I found it
fitting that we were driving by
Storyland, as we do every day.
For life is indeed a fairytale, if
only we choose to see it.
In a dysfunctional world where
bombs kill people in the name
of God, where those who are
supposed to represent us in gov-
ernment make fools of them-
selves and glorify their own
egos, where broken people kill
school children or employees at
shipyards, where we pollute and
smother the air and water and
earth we need to live, I count
my blessings. Among them are
the following. A missing toe.
Two broken ears. Eyes that see
little more than shapes and
shadows. Bad hips. A
chemotherapy needle. And two
special little dogs with great
souls.
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HUNT FOR THE HUNGRY
N.H. FOOD BANK SEEKS
MEAT DONATIONS FROM
HUNTERS
New Hampshire hunters can
share their fall harvest with the
needy through the "Hunt for the
Hungry" program at the New
Hampshire Food Bank. Once
again this fall, the food bank is
collecting donations of whole or
processed game animals for dis-
tribution to more than 400 food
pantries, soup kitchens, home-
less shelters and group homes
statewide.
Last year (2012), the Hunt for
the Hungry program took in
1,700 pounds of donated deer,
bear, moose and other game
meat for distribution to the
needy.
To donate game, and for pack-
aging instructions, call the Food
Bank at 603-669-9725, x240. If
you’re donating a whole deer,
you can bring it to Lemay &
Sons Beef in Goffstown, N.H.
(603-622-0022), and they will
process it for the food bank at
no charge.
Please note that the N.H. Food
Bank is not equipped to accept
donations of wild game birds,
such as wild turkey or grouse.
"We are counting on continued
strong support from hunters this
year," said Bruce Wilson,
Director of Operations for the
N.H. Food Bank. "Donations of
protein foods fill a big need for
the Hunt for the Hungry pro-
gram. Venison is especially pop-
ular, a real treat for clients. Last
year, we got some moose meat,
and as soon as it came in, out it
went! As always, we want to
thank New Hampshire hunters
and Lemay's for their continued
support."
"The Hunt for the Hungry pro-
gram is a great way for hunters
to share their harvest and help
needy families get through the
winter," said Glenn
Normandeau, Executive
Director of the New Hampshire
Fish and Game Department.
"Wild game is a local renewable
resource that is high in protein,
low in fat and all natural – not to
mention delicious."
For more information on donat-
ing to the New Hampshire Food
Bank, visit http://www.nhfood-
bank.org.
The New Horizons Food Bank
in Manchester also accepts
game donations to help feed the
hungry. To donate game meat to
New Horizons, call 603-628-
6133, x114.
For information on hunting in
New Hampshire or to purchase
a hunting license, visit
http://www.huntnh.com.
"If you talk to the animals, they
will talk with you and you will
know each other. If you do not
talk to them you will not know
them, and what you do not know,
you will fear. What one fears, one
destroys..."
..............Chief Dan George
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Letter To The Editor_______________________________________
Letter To The Editor___________________
Nobody Asked, Just My Opinion________
Another couple of weeks
already! Time does fly. Maybe a
bit too fast!
Just a couple of things this
week. First, I would like to say
goodbye to wonderful person
who recently passed.
There are many good people,
friends and family members
who pass on in our lives. In fact,
it happens regularly, but there
are those who make wonderful
impressions and footprints
along the way, touching each of
us while on their own journey
through life.
Warren resident, Tony Kelley
was one of these people. At 70
years old, he enriched all who
happened by him. He always
made it a point to smile, to
wave, and to bring those around
him a bit of joy. Tony worked
part time at the Burning Bush
Home Center in Warren, after
retiring and moving to the area
years ago. He was also a veter-
an.
Tony had a heart of gold and
was always willing to share it.
He rescued a number of Golden
Retrievers over the years, and
could regularly be seen walking
two or three of them at any
given time in the area.
There are just some people that
we meet in our lives, that touch
it a little different than others.
Tony was one of those people.
He will be sorely missed by
those who knew him. Rest in
Peace Mr. Kelley. Thank you for
the laughs, the smiles and the
memories.
The other thing I just wanted to
briefly touch upon this week, are
those television commercials
they show during dinner time
and prime time. Why is it every
time our daughter is in front of
the television, watching a good
show, they have to put commer-
cials for Viagra or the Humane
Society on. I mean, I can hardly
watch the Humane Society com-
mercials, but for children to be
seeing it, I feel, is a bit much.
I know it's about the impact,
etc... But many times I am won-
dering how kids with animals
feel about it, and how it affects
them. I know our daughter, like
us, usually will turn away, mute
the tv, or just shut it off.
And, tell me why I should have
to explain what Viagra is to a
child who is in fifth grade! I
think the major networks could
do a bit better job when it comes
to age groups and times.
Thankfully, we don't watch
much tv, but it seems every time
it is on, they are promoting
drugs. Of course the side effects
are seemingly much worse than
how they help fix the ailment!
But that’s for another column
We'll see you in another couple
of weeks, until then, enjoy the
people in your lives, be safe and
be well.
Nobody Asked, Just My
Opinion! - BEF
The Newbury First
Congregational Church would
like to thank the following spon-
sors of the 33rd Annual Fall
Festival Silent Auction:
Wells River Chevrolet, Camp
Farwell, Doug Merrill Building
& Remodeling, Barton Street
Dental, Arthur Morris
Carpentry, Wells River Savings
Bank, Newbury Health Clinic,
Perry’s Oil Service,
Housewright Construction, The
Dragon Fly Den, John Renfrew
Builders, Ricker Funeral
HOme, Hale Funeral Home,
Shadow Box Art & Framing,
and the Newbury Veterinary
Clinic.
To the members, friends and
businesses who donated to the
silent auction, we appreciate
your support and thank you.
A special thanks to Betty Ann,
Eleanor, Jane, Nancy, Barb,
Garnett, Sandy and Ginny for
your helping hands.
Gratefully,
Sue and Megan Hebb
Co-chairsk
To The Editor______
Haverhill Corner
Library News______
“The Hundred Years of War”
You may be trying to remember
what you learned about “The
100 Years War” between France
and England from 1337-1453
(actually 116yrs), but notice
that the title of this letter
includes the preposition “of”.
So what is 100 years of war?
The USA has had unending
wars dating for over a 100
years! That’s right...we’ve been
sacrificing lives of US citizens
often under a guise of liberty or
security for over 100 years. In
fact nearly 2 million individuals
have been killed, wounded or
are MIA as a consequence of
those wars. And while they
would bring, as we were told,
the means to a world at peace
the proverbial “beat goes on”.
Currently we are beating the
drums of war about some
Syrians, or is it the rebels [we
hear both sides accused almost
each day] having used Saran
gas on the general population
killing over 1000 people...many
of the “children”. “Innocent
children” how horrible; what
an argument for action!
Someone must pay!
Innocent children are being
killed by the use of chemical
weapons! Having grown up
“playing war” – post WW2 and
then Korea – I’ve lost any inter-
est in seeing more lives sacri-
ficed for merely political or
monetary purposes while sup-
posedly protecting our liberty
and families.
Did you know that IBM helped
set up computer systems used by
the Nazi’s to segregate the
Jewish population prior to our
entry in WW2? Or that the Ford
Motor Company made countless
numbers of vehicles used by
Germany’s war efforts in
Europe? And I’m sure that there
were other businesses doing the
same.
Well, how about the controver-
sial “chemical warfare” on
children right here in the USA
where in just over 40 years 50
million innocent children, sup-
posedly kept safe from war have
been a “targeted population” in
their killing and destruction in
the womb of their mothers?
How do we not cry out about
these innocent children’s’
deaths? Someone must pay?
Call it a fetus or a baby some
living thing is being killed in the
womb by use of chemicals, and
then torn apart to remove
it...and it’s determined by law
that this is the permissible right
of the mother [What is the moth-
er of a fetus anyway?] I guess
chemical warfare on innocent
children in this nation just isn’t
that important when put next to
the exercise of a woman’s right
to choose. Ironic lie isn’t it? But
hey, we’re not as uncivilized as
those rascals in Syria are we?
John Simpson
Lyman NH
Good news!
Cleo, a wheaten terrier has
been FOUND! Missing since
9/11/13, in the Bradford, VT
area, she showed up on 9/22/13
on a neighbor's back porch.
She is healthy, but had a couple
broken toes. Thank you ...to
EVERYONE for all your sup-
port and help!
Neighbors brought her to their
home just down the road from
where Cleo showed up, while
her owners, John and Judy
drove back from Long Island to
reunite with her.
Cleo was covered in stinky muck
which Nancy cleaned off her a
few times, and did the same for
the interior of her car, too!
Thank you to Jocelyn who was
ready to take up the search
while the owners had to drive
back home.
Thank you to Carol & Donn for
giving them a place to stay
while searching. An amazing
group of people were met all
over the Bradford area, while
looking for Cleo.
Thank You to All!
Best regards,
Judy Abrams
Discussion of The Lion, the
Witch, and the Wardrobe
The Haverhill Corner Library
will host a discussion of The
Lion, the Witch, and the
Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis, the
library has announced. This will
be first discussion in the
library’s fall series on British
fantasy novels. It will be held on
Monday, October 14 at 7:00 PM
and will be free and open to the
public.
Best remembered today as the
author of the Narnia series, C. S.
Lewis was a medievalist scholar
who taught at Oxford and
Cambridge. The Chronicles of
Narnia is a classic of children’s
literature that has sold over 100
million copies in 47 languages.
The library’s discussion series is
entitled “The Fantastic Fifties:
British Fantasy at Mid-Century
or, What’s With All the
Initials?” The series will also
feature The Lord of the Rings
by J. R. R. Tolkien on Monday,
November 11 and The Once and
Future King by T. H. White on
Monday, December 9. Copies of
the books will be available to
borrow in advance.
For more information, visit the
library’s web site at
<http://hliba.blogspot.com/> or
call 603-989-5578.
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Breakfast - All you can eat, 2nd
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The Warren/Wentworth Food
Pantry, serving residents in
Warren, Wentworth and Glencliff,
is located behind the Warren
Wentworth Ambulance Service
building and is open every Friday
from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. For eligibility
information or to make a dona-
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pantry gratefully accepts food or
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On-Going Events
Scottish Country Dancing, every
Wednesday evening, from 7:00
to 9:00 p.m. in the Fairlee Town
Hall, Route 5, Fairlee Vermont.
Cost is $3.00. All dances are
taught, no partner is necessary,
beginners are welcome. For more
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Haverhill Memorial Post 5245 and
their Ladies Axillary hold their reg-
ular monthly meeting at 7pm on
the third Thursday of each
month at the VFW Post in North
Haverhill. All members are invited
to attend.
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Piermont Parents meeting the
Challenge NAMI (National
Alliance on Mental Illness) support
group meets the 1st and 3rd
Wednesdays of each month, 7-
9pm at the Horse Meadow Senior
Center, North Haverhill, NH.
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Beginner line dancing - Starr
King Fellowship, Plymouth, NH.
Sundays 4-5pm ($5.00 donation
requested) Contact: George @
536-1179 or
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If you have any talent at all, come
join us on Thursday Evenings,
Open Mic Night, at the
Greenhouse Restaurant in Warren,
NH. Come by to listen or join in!
Junction of Routes 25 & 25-C in
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musicians. Come join us!
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To find out the on-going happen-
ings at the Squam Lakes Natural
Science Center in Holderness, NH.
You can call 603-968-7194 or visit
them online at:
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To find out the on-going happen-
ings at the AMC Pinkham Notch
Center where programs are free &
open to the public: AMC Pinkham
Notch Visitor Center, Route 16,
Pinkham Notch, NH. For more
information contact the AMC at
(603) 466-2727 or www.out-
doors.org.
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For on-going events at WREN
(Women's Rural Entrepreneurial
Network) of Bethlehem, please
visit www.wrencommunity.org or
call them at: 603-869-9736.
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For ongoing schedule at Silver
Center for the Arts, Plymouth,
NH, call 603-536-ARTS or visit
them on the web at:
www..plymouth.edu/silver
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Friends of the Library are estab-
lishing a Conversational French
group at the Joseph Patch Library
in Warren. We meet on Monday
mornings, 9-10. Join us! All skill
levels are welcome. For questions
or sign up: call Luane Clark, coor-
dinator, at 764-5839, or the Joseph
Patch Library at 764-9072.
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Wentworth Historical Society
meets monthly, 7:00 p.m, every
third Thursday, April - Dec. at
the Historical Society Museum in
Wentworth. Join us for historical
topics and stimulating conversa-
tion.
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For on-going programs, concerts
and events at COURT STREET
ARTS, Haverhill, please visit
www.alumnihall.org or call 603-
989-5500. Classes, art shows,
Shakespeare in the Valley, Music,
wide variety of programming. Join
us!
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Sugar Hill Historical Museum:
Open Fridays & Saturdays, 11
a.m. to 3 p.m. Enjoy the new
exhibit in honor of Sugar Hill’s
50th birthday: 50 Years Young:
Five Decades of the Youngest Old
Town in New Hampshire.
Genealogy Library, Historical
Photograph Archives, Gift Shop.
Main Street, Sugar Hill, NH.
Admission free. Memberships and
donations gratefully accepted.
Special tours may be arranged. For
information, call Director Kitty
Bigelow at 603-823-5275.
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The Baker's River Grange meets
the 2nd and 4th Friday every
month, 7:30 p.m., Grange Hall,
Rte.25, Rumney. Visitors wel-
comed!
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Gentle Yoga - Saturdays 8:30-
9:30; Wednesdays 5:00-6:00pm
at Starr King Fellowship,
Plymouth,NH. Contact Darlene
Nadeau 536-1179.
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The Upper Pemigewasset
Historical Society at 26 Church
Street Lincoln NH is open for the
season. Hours are WEDNES-
DAYS 2-4pm and SATURDAYS
5-7pm, also by appointment. Call
745-8159 for more information.
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Monthly Bereavement Support
Group – Last Wednesday of
each month at 5:30 to 7:30pm at
Pemi-Baker Community Health.
June 26th, July 31st, August 28th,
September 25th, October 30th,
November 27th and December
18th (change due to holiday). Free
of Charge. Call Abigail at 536-
2232 ext. 305 for more informa-
tion.
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Free tutoring for adults who have
not completed high school.
Reading, Writing, Math, HiSET
preparation (formerly known as
GED), English as a 2nd Language,
Basic Computer Skills. Contact
Pemi-Baker Literacy at 603-536-
2 9 9 8 ,
pemibakerliteracy@gmail.com or
find us on Facebook.
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Scottish Country Dance Lessons,
Fairlee Town Hall, Wednesday
evenings from 7 - 9 PM. Cost
$3.00 (first time free). All dances
taught. No partner necessary.
Beginners welcome. For more
information, call (802) 439-3459 or
e - m a i l
fairleeclass@rscdsboston.org."
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Tuesdays - T.O.P.S. (Take off
Pounds Sensibly) Weigh in - 5 PM
- 5:45 PM; Meeting - 6 PM at
Horse Meadow Senior Center,
North Haverhill.
NH Cemeteries & Gravestones
Saturday, October 12th at 1:00
p.m at the Joeseph Patch Library,
Warren, NH - Rubbings, photo-
graphs, and slides illustrate the rich
variety of gravestones to be found
in our own neighborhoods, but
they also tell long-forgotten stories
of such historical events as the
Great Awakening, the Throat
Distemper epidemic, and the
American Revolution. Made possi-
ble by a grant from the NH
Humanities Council.
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Haverhill Congregational Church
Rummage and Bake Sale. October
12 from 9-2 at the church.
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Corned Beef & Cabbage Supper -
Saturday, Oct. 12 from 5-7 at th
eBath Congregational Church.
Adults $10, children 5-12 $4 under
5 free. Take out available. Proceeds
benefit the Church.
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MakeAn Offer Yard Sale on Sat &
Sun, October 12 and 13 form 10-
3 at the Warren Town Hall. Benefit
th elocal food pantry. For drop off
info call Donna at 603-765-9469.
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Ham & Bean Supper - Sat., Oct.
19th at the Pythian Hall in Warren,
NH. Ham, beans, baked mac.,
coleslaw, asst. pies. Adults $8.00;
under 12--$3.00. Benefit the pythi-
an Sisters.
October Events
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2. GEOGRAPHY: What nation
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3. THEATER: Who wrote the
play "Man and Superman"?
4. MEDICAL: The lack of what
vitamin causes beriberi?
5. HISTORY: Who founded the
colony of Rhode Island?
6. MUSIC: What kind of musi-
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7. TELEVISION: What is the
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on TV in the United States?
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Lady Jane Grey reign as queen
of England?
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What famous actor once said,
"Always get married early in the
morning. That way, if it doesn't
work out, you haven't wasted a
whole day"?
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North Country Classified Ads
AKC REG. BEAGLE PUPS - 2 males
and 1 female. 10 wks. $300 includes
shots & worming. Also, 15 month
femail, runs hare, $400. 603-837-9615.
(10/11)
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$60 and up. 603-638-2648. Leave
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2007 CIRRUS 31’ CAMPER - Tow
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queen size bed. Blue book is up to 14k,
will sell for $9,500. Call 603-764-5288
for more information. (tfn-jh)
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FOR SALE - 2 heavy stall mats $50
each . 764-9979 or stop by at 460 NH
Rte 25, Warren.(tfn-p)
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OFFERING SEVERAL MAKES AND
MODELS OF RESTORED COMPUT-
ERS- starting at $100.00. All with fresh
copies of Windows from XP to
Windows 8. Laptops and desktops
from Dell, HP, IBM, Toshiba, and
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4/1/14)
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Including Mount Moosilauke, hiking,
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Check out our website at
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Some really neat local stuff!
We do custom Items too!
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PROFLOWERS - Send Bouquets for
Any Occasion. Birthday, Anniversary or
Just Because! Take 20 percent off your
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NEW ENGLAND
OUTDOOR FURNACES
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furnaces. Save up to $1,600.
Call 866-543-7589
(tfn)
Canada Drug Center is your choice for
safe and affordable medications. Our
licensed Canadian mail order pharma-
cy will provide you with savings of up to
75 percent on all your medication
needs. Call today 1-800-267-6917 for
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FOR SALE
GIFTS
ANIMALS
HOME HEATING
MISC.
517 ACRE MOUNTAINTOP WOOD
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SUGAR HILL - 2.6 ac lot on Streeter
Pond w/ 300 Ft shared lake front. Great
trout fishing, views of pond and West of
the mountains. App. septic and drive-
way cut. $85,000. Owner at 315-834-
9784. (11/11)
WHEELCHAIR LIFT FOR SALE - for
full size van or small bus. Power lift and
floor. Braun Corp. Model L20 Series
03. All parts included. Very good condi-
tion. $600 or BO. Call (603) 764-5835.
(tfn-sh)
DISH NETWORK. DISH TV Retailer.
Starting at $19.99/month (for 12 mos.)
& High Speed Internet starting at
$14.95/month (where available.)
SAVE! Ask About SAME DAY
Installation! CALL Now! 1-800-297-
0813 (TFN)
VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDED:
Transport Central is actively recruiting
volunteer drivers to transport seniors
and disabled to medical appointments.
If you have a few hours to donate, and
a passion for helping, please give us a
call. Mileage reimbursement at 55.5
cents/mile. Drivers must complete a
criminal background check, a DMV
check, and provide proof of insurance.
If you are interested or would like more
information, please contact Transport
Central at 855-654-3200 or 603-536-
4101. www.transportcentral.org.
TELEVISION SERV.
Volunteers Needed
SENIORS/HEALTH
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Just $30!!!
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You Can Run Your For
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(20 word max./private party
ads only/ single item.)
Now, you can also
send a classified ad
right from our
website!
603-764-5807
PO Box 263
Pike, NH 03780
Lois 802-439-6280
info@twinstatehs.com
www.twinstatehs.com
Serving both sides of the
Connecticut Rver
Brought To You By Twin
State Humane Society &
The Northcountry News
Mobile Home Owners Wanted
Swiftwater Estates Cooperative Inc. • Pioneer Rd, Bath, NH
Resident-Owned Community
603-747-2155
If you are looking for a place to re-locate your mobile home, or
place a new one this is the place you have been looking for.
Swiftwater Estates is a 16 unit park situated on 13.17 acres in the
town of Bath on town water and its own septic sysytems. The
park is located in a rural area south of the village of Swiftwater,
on the east side of Route 112, also known as Wild Ammonoosue
Road. It has easy access to Interstates; I- 91 and I- 93, 10 min-
utes from local Hospital, Shopping, and Restaurants, within the
Bath, Woodsville school district. Dogs and cats welcome.
$265.00 per month. First and last months rent required upon
approval and $100.00 Cooperative membership fee.
CONSIGNMENTS WANTED!!! Hand-
crafts including wood toys, hooked &
braided rugs, candles, knited outer-
ware, Collectibles, Antiques, Vintage
items, Small furniture, Carvings, Maps
and Books of the North Country,
Taxidermy, Antlers, Re-purposed and
Up-cycled items. Always looking for the
unique and one-of-a-kind. Needed now
are Holiday and Christmas items for
the busy Fall Season. Our shop is open
year-round on Lake Winnipesaukee in
Alton Bay. Call ICE OUT at 603-875-
2030 or e-mail aimee@iceoutnh.com.
(11/08)
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OLD WATCHES & POCKET WATCH-
ES - working or not. Also, coins, knives,
military and masonic items. Gold & sil-
ver. Call 603-747-4000. (11/08)
HUGE MULTI-FAMILY CLEANING
OUT SALE - Saturday, Oct 12 and
Sunday the 13th from 9-4. Furniture,
old mirrors, chairs, tools, bedding,
books, kitchenware, toys, enamel-
ware, dorm. refrig., clothing, Christmas,
craft supplies, fabric. Take foliage ride!
Reasonable offers accepted. 717
Perch Pond Road in Campton, NH.
(10/11)
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PLUMBING BUSINESS
LIQUIDATION - Tools, Drills, Saws,
Parts Garage Sale- Oct 12-13 8am-
4pm 26 Pinnacle Rd, Campton.
QUestions? (603) 393-8660 (10-11)
YARD/GARAGE SALE
WANTED
Northcountry News
DID YOU KNOW?
Motorists who talk on cell phones are more
impaired than drunk drivers with
blood-alcohol levels exceeding .08!
Of the six men who made up the Three
Stooges, three of them were real brothers
(Moe, Curly, and Shemp)!
Of all things, Andrew Jackson’s tombstone
does not mention that he served as the presi-
dent of the United States!
The word 'set' has more definitions than any
other word in the English language.
464 to be exact!
Salmon can jump as high as 6 feet!
Animals / Feed / Grooming Accounting - Taxes
“ Your Tax Man!”
Call For An Appointment Today
603-747-3613 • Fax: 603-747-3287
49 Swiftwater Rd. • Woodsville, NH
Walk-ins & Drop-offs Welcome
Peter B. LaVoice
Income Tax Preparation
E-FILE
NORTHCOUNTRY NEWS BUSINESS DIRECTORY
A Helpful Guide To Local Businesses & Their Wares!
We Are Just A Call Away! 603.764.5807 or Email: ncnewsnh@gmail.com
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Come
Visit
Adult Bible Study ................ 10 a.m.
Sunday School ..................... 10 a.m.
Sunday Morning Service ..... 11 a.m.
Evening Service ................... 6 p.m.
Wednesday Night Prayer ...... 7 p.m.
Calvary Baptist Church
20 Elm Street Woodsville, N.H.
(603) 747-3157 = Pastor Dan Chamberland
Open hearts
Open minds
Open doors
The people of the
United Methodist Church
Pastor David J. Moore
North Haverhill, NH
787-6887
Warren United Methodist Church
On The Common
Warren, NH
SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICES
SUNDAY SCHOOL 10.00 AM
WORSHIP 10:00AM
North Country Church Directory
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Wizard of Pawz
Grooming
328 Plain Rd.
Bath, NH
603-747-4171
Appliances & Repair
603-787-6677
Serving New Hampshire & Vermont
Factory Authorized Service Provider
Whirlpool • Maytag • Frigidaire
Sub Zero • Wolf • Bosch • Dacor
LG • Thermador • Fisher Paykel
Don Bowman, Owner
Where Else Can You
Advertise Your Small
Business For Only
$20-$24 per Month?
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603-764-5807 603-764-5807
Lloyd Donnellan
603-838-6622
Mobile Grooming Shop
For Dogs And Cats
Tattooing
239 West End Rd.
Landaff, NH 03585
Grooming for all
your furry friends...
Please Book Early As
Space Is Limited...
We Promptly Service All Brands
Authorized Servicer of
Maytag • Whirlpool • Crosley • GE
Henry’s
Appliance
Repair
Phone
603-272-4387
Over 16 Years
Of Service...
224 River Rd.
Piermont, NH 03779
North Haverhill, NH · (603) 787-5758
www.acresofhope.net
WORSHIP SERVICE - Sundays @ 11am
Horse Meadow Senior Center
PRAYER MEETING - Wednesdays @
6:30pm • Locations vary
Please Visit Our Website
For More Information...
Inspiring Words for You!
Dear Friends, I'd like to share this
prayer with you, and ask you to make it one
of your own. Let peace start with each one of
us personally. Prayer of St. Francis of Assisi,
Lord make me an instrument of your peace,
Where there is hatred let me sow love.
Where there is injury, pardon. Where there is
doubt, faith. Where there is despair, hope.
Where there is darkness, light. And where
there is sadness, joy. O divine master grant
that I may not so much seek to be consoled as
to console; to be understood as to
understand; To be loved as to love. For it is in
giving that we receive- it is in pardoning that
we are pardoned. And it's in dying that we are
born to eternal life.Beautiful words.God bless
each and everyone of you.
~Submitted by Jeannine Bartlett
11:00am
11:00am
North Country Business Directory - Support Your Local Businesses....
Additions, Decks,
Remodeling, Roofing,
Vinyl Siding,
Snow Plowing, Etc..
Gagnon Builder
Gary Gagnon
603-838-6285
257 Pettyboro Rd. • Bath, NH
Building - Const. - Drywall
Building - Const. - Drywall
Pete’s Tire & Auto
Major & Minor Auto Repairs
Towing Available
Pete
Thompson
Owner
Briar Hill Road • North Haverhill, NH
603-787-2300
PATTEN’S AUTO REPAIR
Expert Auto - Lt. Truck Repairs
All Makes and Models
Complete Line Of Accessories Avail.
Specialize in Muscle & Performance
Authorized Amsoil Dealer
Official NH Inspection Station
Kevin Patten - 603-764-9084
1243 Mt. Moosilauke Hwy.
Wentworth, NH
Auto / Truck Care Auto / Truck Care
ncnewsnh@gmail.com October 11, 2013 Northcountry News Section B • Page 9
Auto Detailing
Have your vehicle looking like
new again - inside & out:
Hand wash, waxing,
windows, interior
and upholstery
Mark Pollock Owner
603-787-6247
Support Your Local
Small Businesses!
Use This Directory To
Assist In Your Search.
AMES AUTO
& OUTDOOR EQUIPMENT
Sales & Service
Automotive Repairs A-Z
State Inspections • Used Car Dealer
Chainsaws • Trimmers
Brush Cutters • Blowers
Authorized Jonsered Dealer
Owner, Jeff Ames
458 Buffalo Rd. • Wentworth, NH
603-764-9992
Where The Customer Counts!!!
Bob’s
Bob’s
Construction
Construction
Concrete Foundations
Floors • Slabs
Foundations Under Existing Houses
931 Buchler Rd • Wheelock, VT • 05851
http://bobsconcreteconstruction.com/
Ph: 802-626-8763 • Cell: 802-535-5860
Fax • 802-626-9350
Mark A. Vasselian
603•707•2615
PO Box 872 • Ashland, NH • 03217
M.A.V.
Remodeling
Fully Insured
Interior/Exterior Carpentry
Interior Painting
Kitchen/Bath
North Country Business Directory - Support Your Local Businesses....
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Chamber Of Commerce
Cleaning Service
Catering • BBQ Services
Cabinet Makers
Business Services • Marketing
Lower Cohase Regional
Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 209, Bradford, VT 05033
Mark J. Nielsen - Exec. Director
1.802.757.2549
For Local Information Go To
WWW.COHASE.ORG
Community Calendar,
Business Directory, Area
Maps, Information on
Local Events
PO Box 1017 - Lincoln, NH 03251
603-745-6621
www.lincolnwoodstock.com
Chair Caning
Melanie’s
Woven Memories
Handwoven Caning
Splint - Rush Seating
Shaker Tape - Baskets
& Minor Repairs
Competitive Pricing
Quality Work
Melanie Miller • 802-467-1326
melaniemiller58@yahoo.com
www.melanieswovenmemories.com
Building - Const. - Drywall Building - Const. - Drywall
CUSTOM HOMES FROM START TO FINISH
Framing • Roofs • Finish • Decks • Siding
All Your Building Needs...
89 Howe Hill Road • Benton, NH 03785
603-787-6854
THE BAKER VALLEY
CHAMBER Of COMMERCE
P.O. Box 447, Rumney, NH 03266
Serving the Baker Valley
for Over 35 Years
Let this be your invitation to explore the charming and
unique blend of past & present, old & new, that typifies
rural New Hampshire and our valley in particular.
If you are planning a visit or are interested in
moving to the area, contact the BVCC at
bakervalleychamber@yahoo.com
to request a brochure.
Visit us on the Web at:
www.bakervalleychamber.org
Coins
Wally Morabito
Wally@NCCNH.com
Tues-Fri 10-5 • Sat 10-3
Tel: (603) 536-2625
Fax: (603) 536-1342
64 Main Street
Plymouth, NH 03264
Buying • Selling • Appraisals
Dennis Gilpatric
Dennis@NCCNH.com
, LLC.
David A. Berman
Justice of the Peace
Personalized Advertising Products
“I guarantee I can save you money!”*
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(603) 786-9086
bermbits@gmail.com
PO Box 280 • Rumney, NH 03266
Where Else Can You
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Business For Only
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603-728-7569
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www.tjsbarbeque.com
We do it all, so you
don’t have to!
From Backyard
parties to black-tie
events...
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Electricians
Electricians
CONQUEROR ELECTRIC
23 HOUR/7 DAY
EMERGENCY SERVICE
Roland Clifford
Lic. NH 8085 • VT EM-3119
Fully Licensed & Insured
Residential • Commercial
No Job Too Small
• New and Old House Wiring
• Underground Service Installations
• Upgrade Service Installations
• Troubleshooting
N. Haverhill, NH • 603-787-2360
Dental
Crushed Ledge Products
97 Monroe Rd.
(Rte 135 on the
Woodsville &
Bath Border)
Wed., Thur., Fri. 8-5 • Sat. from 8-2
Appointments can be scheduled by
calling during those hours. Messages
can be left any time.
Dr. Ralph M. Faluotico, Jr.
603-747-2037
MARTIN’S QUARRY
Is Open
Selling Crushed Ledge Products
Repair your driveway today
Competitive Prices
Delivery Available
Serving VT & NH
7:00 – 4:00 p.m. M-F
(802) 222-5570
107 Rock Quarry Drive
Bradford, VT 05033
TED’S EXCAVATING
603-787-6108
Septic Systems • Bush Hogging
Driveways • Foundations
Land Clearing
Sewer & Plumbing License
Over 30 Years Experience
Computers & Service
Paige Computer
Services
Custom Built Systems, Repairs, Parts,
Accessories, Software, Training
“For All Your Computer Needs”
50 Smith Street
Woodsville, NH 03785
(603) 747-2201
paigecs@gmail.com
Hours
Mon-Fri 10-6
Sat by appt.
Closed
Sunday
RICH CLIFFORD
CONCRETE
FORM COMPANY
Foundations, Floors, Slabs, Retaining
Walls, Curbings & Sidewalks
Sanding & Plowing
RICH CLIFFORD
PO Box 204 • 54 Clifford Drive
North Haverhill, NH
603-787-2573
Concrete - Excavation - Trucking
Concrete - Excavation - Trucking
We Are Your Total
Excavating Company
Septic And Water Systems,
Cellar Holes, Driveways, Roads,
Landclearing, Stumping
HORNE
EXCAVATING
Maurice Horne 787-6691 • Kevin 787-2378
776 French Pond Rd. • N. Haverhill, NH
Farrier - Horseshoeing
Gregory Noury’s
Horseshoeing
Warren, NH • 603-764-7696
Hot & Cold
Shoeing
Complete
Farrier Service
Where Else Can You
Advertise Your Small
Business For Only
$20-$24 per Month?
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603-764-5807 603-764-5807
North Country Business Directory - Support Your Local Businesses....
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Hair Salon & Services
Hair Salon & Services
Donna Clark’s
Shear Animal Styling Salon
& Serenity Day Spa
“A People Salon!”
187 Central St. • Woodsville, NH
603-747-2818
Hair - Massage - Pedicures
Manicures - Facials - Aroma Therapy
Joan’s Hair Design
Rte. 10
Haverhill, NH
989-9899
Professional Care ...
...Is Best For Your Hair
Joan Wiggins ~ Stylist
Gifts - Crafts - & More
New England
Crafts & Gifts.
Dairy Producers
603-272-9026
Our Own Homemade Fudge
Ice Cream & Gelato
Year Round Hrs: Winter: Jan 1 - May 31 Sat & Sun 10-5
Summer: June 1 - Dec 31 Thurs - Sun 10-5
(other hours by appointment or by chance)
430 Route 10, Piermont, NH 03779
Greenhouse - Plants
Piermont
Plant Pantry Greenhouses
Bedding • Vegetables • Plants
Hanging Baskets • Perennials & Mums
Wholesale / Retail
Rte. 25 Abby Metcalf
Piermont, NH (603) 272-4372
Email: plants7@yahoo.com
Heating Oil, Diesel & Gasoline
24-Hour Burner Service
(For Customers Only)
W.E. Jock Oil Co., Inc.
802-757-2163
Wells River, VT 05081
Forestry / Logging Equipment Garden Design & Services
Fuels
Florist / Flowers
Gas, Wood, Oil & Pellet Stoves
Inserts & Furnaces • Maple Suagaring Supplies
Hardware, Plumbing, Lumber, Housewares
& So Much More...
230 NH Rt. 25 • Warren, NH 03279
603-764-9496 • M-Sat 8-5 / Sun 10-2
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802-222-5280 • 800-455-5280
Largest Marvin • Integrity window
and door showroom in the area.
Exit 16 on I-91, Bradford, VT
Visit our website: obiweb.com
Ryezak Oil & Propane
Bulk & Bottled Propane Service
Home Heating Oil
Residential • Commercial
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White Mountains DAR To Meet___________
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The White Mountains Chapter, Daughters of the American
Revolution, will hold their last meeting of the year on Saturday,
October 12, 2013, gathering at 2:00 PM.
The meeting will be held at the Whitefield Public Library, 8
Lancaster Road (Route 3 North), Whitefield.
The program will be creation of “A Gift for a Veteran”; we will be
cutting fleece lap robes for area veterans to be distributed in local
nursing homes. Bring your favorite sharp scissors and 1 ¼ yards
of Polar Fleece to cut and fringe. There will be a few extra shears
and fleece lengths available.
Members and friends are reminded to bring cancelled postage
stamps to be forwarded to “Stamp Camp” – an organization dis-
tributing stamps and educational materials used with the stamps to
enhance the learning experience of school children.
For handicap accessibility use the rear parking lot and ramp.
Additional parking is available on the other side of the cemetery
in the Methodist Church lot.
Guests and the public are welcome and always cordially invited to
attend DAR meetings; refreshments will be served.
For further information about membership in the Daughters of the
American Revolution (DAR) please contact Elaine LaDuke (num-
ber above) or Chapter Regent Marsha Stewart at (603) 837-9513.
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There has been considerable talk of how dangerous synthetic
sugar substitutes may be for our health, but little evidence of
harm has actually come forth and their environmental impacts
may be more reason for concern. Credit: abbyladybug, cour-
tesy Flickr
Dear EarthTalk: I saw an arti-
cle on sugar’s effects on the
environment. Has anyone com-
pared different sweeteners (arti-
ficial or natural) for their envi-
ronmental impacts?
-- Terri Oelrich, via e-mail
The production of sugar has
indeed taken a huge environ-
mental toll. “Sugar has arguably
had as great an impact on the
environment as any other agri-
cultural commodity,” reports the
World Wildlife Fund (WWF),
citing biodiversity loss as a
result of the “wholesale conver-
sion of habitat on tropical
islands and on coastal areas” to
grow sugar. WWF adds that the
cultivation of sugar has also
resulted in considerable soil
erosion and degradation and the
use of large amounts of chemi-
cals across the tropics and
beyond.
Some natural food markets now
carry sustainably harvested
sugar that does not fit this pro-
file, though sugar’s ugly history
has led many eco-conscious
consumers to look elsewhere to
satiate their sweet teeth.
Fortunately there are several
natural and artificial options
that are safe to eat and relatively
benign for the environment.
Perhaps the most popular choice
is stevia, a sustainably harvested
herb from Latin America that is
30 times sweeter than table
sugar but without calories.
Other natural alternatives
include coconut palm sugar,
barley malt syrup, brown rice
syrup, agave nectar, maple
syrup and raw honey. These
choices may not save on calo-
ries like stevia, but they do
sweeten without environmental
guilt.
As for synthetic sugar alterna-
tives, there has been consider-
able talk of how dangerous they
may be for our health, but little
evidence of harm has actually
come forth and their environ-
mental impacts may be more
reason for concern. Aspartame,
for example, used in Equal and
also in diet sodas, is made by
fermenting corn and soy, the
two biggest genetically engi-
neered crops in the U.S.
Environmentalists are con-
cerned that such tinkering with
nature could have unexpected
and potentially disastrous
results down the road.
Another common sugar alterna-
tive, sucralose (trade name
Splenda) has its issues, too. A
study released in 2013 by
researchers from the University
of North Carolina (UNC) found
that the majority of Splenda
used around the world ends up
in the Gulf Stream, the fast-
moving ocean current that starts
in the Gulf of Mexico and flows
into the Atlantic Ocean and
beyond into the coastal waters
of Europe and Africa.
“Sucralose cannot be effectively
broken down by the bacteria in
the human digestive tract,”
reports UNC. “As a result, the
body absorbs little or no calories
and 90 percent of the chemical
compound leaves the body
through human waste and enters
sewage systems.” Since this
sucralose cannot be broken
down by most water treatment
systems, it ends up in the
oceans, where the long-term
effects remain unknown.
Saccharin (trade name Sweet’N
Low) got a bad rap in the 1970s
when rats exposed to large
amounts got bladder cancer, but
it has since been vindicated: The
Food & Drug Administration
removed warning labels in 2000
and the Environmental
Protection Agency removed it
from its lists of hazardous con-
stituents and commercial chem-
ical products in 2010.
Nonetheless, saccharin can
cause problems for pregnant
women and infants who con-
sume large amounts, and also
gets a veto as a petroleum deriv-
ative.
CONTACTS: WWF,
www.wwf.org; “Fake sweetener
Splenda fills our oceans, scien-
tists find,”
www.naturalnews.com/039156
_splenda_ocean_pollution_envi
ronment.html, “The Sweet Side
of Fair Trade,” Green America,
www.greenamerica.org/living-
green/SweetFairTrade.cfm.
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OBITUARY
Anthony Joseph Kelley, 70, of
Warren, NH died unexpectedly
Tuesday, September 24, 2013.
Tony was born in New
Martinsville, WV, January 29,
1943, the son of Thomas D. and
Irene M. (Blanchard) Kelley.
He served as a first Lieutenant
in the US Army 18th Engineer
Brigade. He earned the National
Defense Medal, Vietnam
Service Medal, Republic of
Vietnam Campaign Medal, and
sharpshooter with rifle bar, and
most notably the Bronze Star
Medal.
He was employed for 35 years
as an engineer with US Gypsum
in Boston, MA. He resided in
Warren for over 7 years, where
he was a member of the Warren
United Methodist Church. He
worked part-time at the Burning
Bush Home Center in Warren.
He is survived by a cousin,
Jeanne Harris of Pahrump, NV,
his loving partner Patricia (Pat)
Wilson of Warren and many
friends.
He left Lexington, MA to find
country living and found it in
Warren, where he created a
homestead for himself and the
rescued golden retrievers that
were always part of his life. He
devoted many years to "Yankee
Golden Rescue".
Tony made service to others his
ambition and the many people
of this Town he tended his help-
ing hands to will never forget
his kindness, willingness to
serve, his cheerful voice and
ever present smile.
Contributions in honor of his
memory may be made to the
Warren United Methodist
Church, Warren, NH or Yankee
Golden Retriever Rescue, PO
Box 808 Hudson, MA
Their November calendar page
features Tony's three retrievers.
A Funeral service was held
October 9th at the Warren
United Methodist Church.
Bath Library News_____________________
The Bath Library Book Club
will be discussing “Olive
Kitteridge” by Elizabeth Stout
on Thursday, November 14th at
6 pm at the Bath Public Library.
At times stern, at other times
patient, at times perceptive, at
other times in sad denial, Olive
Kitteridge, a retired school-
teacher, deplores the change in
her little town and in the world
at large, but she doesn’t always
recognize the changes in those
around her: a former student
who has lost the will to live;
Olive’s own adult child, who
feels tyrannized by her irra-
tional sensitivities; and her hus-
band, Henry, who finds his loy-
alty to his marriage both a bless-
ing and a curse.
Books may be picked up at the
Bath Library; hours are
Tuesdays and Thursdays
9:00am to noon and 1:00pm to
6:00pm and Saturdays 9:00am
to noon.
Anyone with an interest in read-
ing and conversing about books
is welcome to attend.
For information please contact
the library at 603 747-3372 or
email bathlibrary@together.net.
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Keeping Each Other Well
by Elizabeth Terp
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Adventures
in
Homesteading
by
Beth
Weick
Diversity, Dirt Quality,
Health Quality
= Same Thing
Civilizations come and go,
come and go. The quality of dirt
has always been a huge factor
whether we’re talking about the
Irish Potato Famine or the US
Tobacco monoculture that led to
soil depletion and the practice of
constantly moving westward,
buying up new lands to deplete,
rather than amending soil with
manure. Thomas Jefferson was
quoted as saying, “We can buy
an acre of new land cheaper
than we can manure an old
one.”
Today, there’s no west left to
move to and what’s left is being
steadily destroyed by Roundup
Ready monoculture farming.
Such farming not only depletes
soil of enriching diversity but is
developing and spreading
Fusarium Blight in wheat and
Sudden Death in soya. Soil
borne pathogens are developing
in response to glyphosate
(Roundup). We now have the
potential to experience a mas-
sive Roundup Famine the world
over, not just in the US.
We either learn from past civi-
lizations or just add ourselves to
another geological layer to be
studied in years to come. We
can decide whether our species
remains or is fossil fodder.
Geologist, David
Montgomery’s book, Dirt: The
erosion of civilizations, gives us
a detailed update. Also see
Brian Fagan’s book, The Great
Warming: Climate change and
the rise and fall of civilizations.
The Irish Potato Famine was the
result of lack of diversity. Peru
has thousands of varieties of
potato. Ireland had only import-
ed four of them so it was simply
a matter of time for blight to
develop.
Today, managing healthy dirt is
even more crucial as we’ve
reached the limit of arable land
and cannot afford to turn any
more of our forests into farm-
land if we want enough water to
keep people and soil irrigated.
In NH, we take our forests for
granted. Only 37% of the forests
that were here when the settlers
arrived remain. We need to sit
up and take notice if we want to
assure our great-grandchildren’s
survival.
Forests mean stored WATER
which is predicted to be the sub-
ject of future wars unless we can
conserve it so there is enough to
go around. Corporations are
already moving to strip towns of
their water by setting up bottling
companies, then brainwashing
and deluding people into think-
ing that bottled is the only safe
water to drink - and it’s pricey.
Today, wind farms, whose
future in NH’s 6 mph winds
assures us that the only people
benefitting in the long run will
be the corporations selling the
towers and the power compa-
nies selling power at increasing-
ly exorbitant future rates.
As land continues to be gutted
to make way for towers of any
kind, more of our forest land
begins to erode and more of our
forest diversity is being lost.
More species become extinct.
Those of us with farming roots
know the value of well com-
posted soil. As people become
disconnected from those roots,
Roundup and the use of herbi-
cides and pesticides instead of
manures will continue to
replace healthy farming prac-
tices.
Civilization sagas have always
been about money for a few
people at the expense of the
many. How many scenarios do
we need to witness before we
act? The earliest known agricul-
tural people lived between Iraq
and Iran around 1,000-9,000
BCE. Class distinctions arose
once everyone no longer had to
work the fields in order to eat.
As ever, we have a choice. We
can throw up our hands and
resign our futures to corporate
takeovers. Or we can take an
innovative leaf from our
Nebraska neighbors who are
raising a solar barn in the imme-
diate path of the proposed
pipeline that threatens both soil
and water. Or a leaf from the
Barnstead folks who stopped a
bottling company from draining
their aquifer. We can view the
film, Northern Trespass, to
update ourselves on the pro-
posed NP current status and
what it means for NH. (Theatre
Schedule at
northerntrespass.com.)
Closer to home, we can save
and recycle our own compost
around our homes and see for
ourselves the diversity that
develops in our soil. Caring for
our own plot raises our con-
sciousness and wakes up cre-
ative thoughts about how we
can care for the rest of the envi-
ronment. Fagan encourages us
to “think of ourselves as part-
ners with rather than potential
masters of the changing natural
world around us.”
Elizabeth Terp welcomes your
comments at PO Box 547,
Campton, NH 03223, e-mail:
elizabethterp@yahoo.com, or
her Keeping Each Other Well
Blog: http://elizabethterp.word-
press.com.
Letters
An old wooden box atop my
small bureau, passed down from
my parents, holds my latest
reading stack, calendar, to-do
list, garden maps, and the like.
It also holds my incoming mail,
a corner dedicated to all corre-
spondence received and not yet
responded to. Sometimes they
sit for a few days, sometimes a
few weeks: it depends on the
sender, the urgency of their
thoughts and mine, and the
length of the to-do list filed
alongside the stack of
envelopes.
Writing letters is a conscious
choice, a statement of intent and
care, a mindful means of com-
munication with friends and
acquaintances. Letters, to me,
are about pace, about technolo-
gy, about expression: that is, a
pace of communication that
mirrors the care I have for the
relationships I maintain through
written word. Emails and phone
calls are quick, and in that man-
ner convenient. But communi-
cation and relationships – essen-
tial components of the human
experience – are not things I
want to shunt to the corners of
my day nor hustle into a few
minutes here and there.
Communicating and relating are
actions which flourish through
precise and compassionate lan-
guage, and deserve a medium
that allows intentional, person-
ally-crafted expression. Letters,
I have found, achieve this won-
derfully.
By extension, letters reflect the
lifestyle choices I, and Ryan,
have pursued. Indeed, my let-
ters, created by the flickers of
my heart and mind, firing
through my fingertips to the pen
and then to paper, are equally as
grounded in place as I, the
writer, am. It is the rare letter
that does not contain clues of
the season, a vignette of the
window’s view, or a description
of the garden or the latest proj-
ect. Whatever the personal con-
tents of a given letter, my
thoughts are grounded in our
homestead. As such, letters
often become a means to
expound upon our lifestyle, our
choices, and to share our experi-
ences and skills. Letters, for
both the writer and the receiver,
are a reflection on purpose,
engagement, and fulfillment.
At times, the mailbox brings
questions from those seeking
advice or guidance. From coun-
seling to skill-sharing to encour-
agement offered to strangers, I
gladly write. Letters, though,
are not answered lightly.
Rather, they enter the conversa-
tions between Ryan and I, shape
our musings, influence our lan-
guage, and nuance our descrip-
tion of our own lives.
Ultimately, we’re figuring it all
out as we go – this goes for hard
skills as well as the mental,
emotional, and spiritual
processes of life. It is not right-
ness that directs us, nor a com-
plete set of knowledge – and
this I always try to emphasize.
Be it individual choices or deci-
sions as a couple, learning skills
or designing the landscape,
accomplishing a project or set-
ting out on a new endeavor, it is
compassion and intention that
guide us. We have no answers
for the unknown, and are
increasingly comfortable with
this. Creating the future, we
reflect on the past while engag-
ing in the present.
Through it all, it strikes me that
what the world needs is not
more answers, but more beauty,
more love, more joy. And so we
pursue this in the ways that we
know best – through our hands
and skillful labor, with attention
and observation, compassion,
and living with grace in place of
fear. For me, letters are my art
that do just that.
For fall clean-up of your garden
or landscaped housefront,
please contact Beth via
b.a.weick@gmail.com (see
Business Directory listing under
‘Garden Design & Services’).
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