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North Haverhill Fair page A-3

Hebron Fair July 28th
HEBRON: The last Saturday all ages.
in July will once again see Under the big striped tent
the serene, picturesque behind the church, starting a
Hebron Common trans- 1 p.m., the auction will offer
formed into a bustling fair- all sorts of fantastic pre-
ground. This year the Hebron owned treasures, as well as a
Fair will be held on July 28. multitude of new items and
The fun begins when the gift certificates generously
church bell rings at 9 a.m. donated by area businesses.


The silent auction runs from tivities. The silent auction runs from
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and the live Around 100 vendors will be 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and always
auction starts at 1 p.m. The selling their goods. In addi-
annual fair is one of the tion to the many crafts, there
Newfound area's most popu- will be a variety of tasty Continued on page A-2
lar summer events. It is rain foods, including the always Hide your picknick baskets,
or shine with free admission. popular homemade baked
The Union Congregational beans at the lunch tent; a vast For it looks like they are out for a picknick
Church sponsors the fair selection of rummage; white
with many other local non- elephant items including $5-
profit groups joining the fes- a-bag bargains; used books, Duane Cross Photo.
puzzles, games, CDs, and (
movies; t-shirts; plants;
home-baked goods; gift bas-
ket raffles and much more. Next Deadline Friday
The children will enjoy pony
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games at the “Midway,”
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N.H. Drought is Widespread;
North Country Community News!
Table of From Front Page
Berman’s Bits A-4
features a great selection of
wares to bid on. One of this
year’s featured auction items
Conserving Water is Key
is a fully restored wooden
BethWeick Adventures dory with vintage oarlocks CONCORD, NH – The New and 5 AM, and suspending Stampone made it clear that
in Homesteading B-2 that have been dated to 1900- Hampshire Drought the washing down of large while rain is in the forecast
20. Handmade oars by John Management Team, coordi- outdoor surfaces such as for the upcoming week, there
Business Directory B-9 Erickson/Pike’s Bay nated by New Hampshire cars, homes and driveways. is an equal chance of above
Business News B-3 Boatworks will be auctioned Department of Currently, 47 community or below average rainfall and
with the boat. Environmental Services water systems have imposed a likelihood of above aver-
Clasifieds B-6 In addition to all the home- (NHDES) and composed of outdoor water use restric- age temperatures for the
made goodies, preserves, state and federal agency rep- tions and the number is upcoming month, meaning
Comics B-8 fresh vegetables and plants, a resentatives and stakehold- expected to increase as that drought conditions may
Community News A-2 gift basket donated Basic ers, met on July 19, 2018, to drought persists. continue through August.
Ingredients of Bristol will be discuss drought conditions Dr. Mary Stampone, New Homeowners on private
Country Happenings B-4 raffled at the church’s food and impacts. Currently, the Hampshire State wells and many smaller
The Curious Cat A-5 and plant table. U.S. Drought Monitor cate- Climatologist, confirmed community water systems
There will be a $2-a-Bag gorizes 62% of the state, that drought conditions are can be more susceptible to
Family Notices A-6 Sale in the church basement mostly in the southern half, not as severe as they were at the impacts of drought, as
starting at 2 p.m. the day of as moderate drought and the this same time of year dur- they often do not have the
Comfort Keepers B-3 the fair and again the follow- remainder of the state as ing the 2016 drought, but resources larger water sys-
ing day, Sunday, July 29, abnormally dry. Based on she said this drought has tems have to manage
The Outside A-5 from 11:30 to 1:30 p.m. this development, the team come on just as quickly and drought, such as full-time
Restaurant Guide B-2
There is always great stuff agreed that the most impor- is more widespread. She staff, the technology to track
left from the "Hebron tant recommendation right stated that the development water source levels, or a
Tek Talk. B-3 Boutique" rummage sale. now is for the public to be of the drought is a result of diversity of water sources on
Come fill a shopping bag full mindful about outdoor water below average rainfall in the which to rely. Also, finances

Tom & Atticus B-1 of clothes for only $2. use and conserving late spring and early summer for well improvements or to
Please note, there is no resources. Recommended coupled with high tempera- drill a new well may be very
longer a chicken barbeque steps to take include reduc- tures, while the 2016 limited; therefore, during a
Think Local, held the evening of the fair. ing or eliminating landscape drought was compounded by drought, these water users
For more info call 603-744- watering, limiting any an early spring and a less- need to curb water use early.
5883 or visit hebronchurch-
Shop Local,
watering to between 7 PM than-average snowpack. Dr. Conservation tips and
Eat Local,
drought emergency guidance
for homeowners on private
Support Local!
Northcountry News wells, community water sys-
tems, municipalities and the
PO Box 118 • North Salem, NH 03073 public may be found on the
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towns and communities listed on the front page. Management.
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This paper assumes no financial responsibility for
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and/or that portion of the ad in which an error occurs. welcoming new teachers this
The Northcountry News is proudly published and printed in New fall prepared by TRRE, a
Hampshire using recycled paper and 100% water based inks! Rural Teacher Quality
We are printed by the Concord Monitor, Concord, NH Partnership Program,
through the University of
New Hampshire (UNH) in
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Country Education Services
The 66th Annual
(NCES) and local communi-
HEBRON FAIR ty organizations. The first
cohort of teachers, graduates
from Teacher Residency for
Rural Education (TRRE),
Saturday, July 28 will celebrate completion of
the 15-month program on
July 26. Each participant fin-
ished a community-based
internship and rigorous
coursework in the methods
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and practice of teaching
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inside to care for it. Her fam- him as “conspicuously armed robbery and aggravat-

“Berman’s Bits”
Berman’s Bits
ily and friends found the ani- inconspicuous.” [Deutsche ed assault for the attack.
mal friendly and would hold Welle] Banks says Farris drove him-
it and let it lick them. “It is Oops…. A young British self to the hospital despite
very important that people man was stabbed to death being struck in the head mul-
not touch or go near wild after mistakenly believing tiple times. The extent of his
by Dave Berman animals,” said the director of
the county’s health depart-
that the jacket he was wear-
ing was "stab proof." 22-
injuries is unknown.
When it’s your time: Police
ment, Mark Wallace. year-old Jordan Easton was say a British woman was
(Full Disclosure - We have money would come out of Especially in this case: the sitting in the kitchen of a impaled by a beach umbrella
been incredibly busy recent- the machine without a dri- racoon is rabid, and now the friend's house when he on the New Jersey shore.
ly, so this week’s offering ver’s license. So Menser woman and 20 others need decided to try out his protec- The Asbury Park Press
will be mostly Bits I found handed over his own license, medical treatment for the tive vest. Easton grabbed a reports 67-year-old Margaret
interesting and am sharing which the teller swiped fatal-unless-quickly-treated knife and plunged it into the Reynolds, of London, was at
rather than offering personal through the machine’s card disease. [Fort Collins vest. Sadly, he realized that Seaside Heights Monday
observation.) reader, releasing more cash, Coloradoan] the vest did not live up to its afternoon when part of the
Greetings, and thanks for which she handed over. The Finally, who can we trust? promise, Assistant Medical umbrella pierced her right
joining me for another week. bank, of course, gave the An unnamed 56-year-old Examiner Karin Welsh said ankle and was driven com-
Starting us off are a few police the information from man at ARI Armaturen, a recently during a court hear- pletely through due to the
news stories you may have the license, and Menser was metal fittings company in ing. The injuries were deter- "force of the wind." Borough
missed. First, David Menser, arrested and charged with Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock, mined to be self-inflicted, Police Chief Tommy Boyd
51, walked into a Columbus, aggravated robbery. Plus, he Germany, has been arrested but there was no evidence says fire crews had to use a
Ohio, bank and handed a has been connected to at after allegedly poisoning a that Easton intentionally bolt cutter on the umbrella to
teller a note that said he had least four other robberies in co-worker’s lunch. The co- tried to hurt himself. Friends free the woman and put her
a gun, and demanded money. the area. [Columbus worker was suspicious of described Easton, who had in an ambulance. Authorities
The teller turned over a stack Dispatch] white powder on his food turned 22-year-old five days have not released further
of cash with a dye pack. Next, the road to hell is and asked the company to before he died, as a man with details on how the woman
Menser was too smart for paved with good intentions: review security camera a "heart of gold." Easton's was injured.
that: he took the money but A woman in Weld County, footage; it showed the sus- death was ruled as a "misad- CVS is apologizing to a
threw the dye pack back at Colo., found a baby racoon pect putting something on venture" meaning that he did customer after video showed
the teller and demanded on her property that she fig- the food, and they called the not have the intention to her being kicked out of one
more money. The teller ured was “abandoned by her police. Tests showed the cause his own death. of their Chicago stores. She

explained that no more mother,” and brought it powder was lead acetate, [Bizarre News] said she tried to sue a manu-
which is highly toxic, and Touchy! Touchy! A facturer’s coupon, but the
probed further: they found a Mississippi man is accused clerks never scanned it, said
number of odd deaths of of beating a neighbor with a the coupon was fraudulent
employees at the company hammer and an ax handle for and asked her to leave. “I
over the past 18 years — and hiring someone else to mow feel very confident in saying
two others are in comas, and their lawn. The Greenwood that race, and possibly gen-
another had to go on dialysis Commonwealth reports 39- der, I don’t know but issues
after his kidneys failed. year-old Brad Gentry had that were not related to any-
Detectives say the man is been paid to mow his neigh- thing I said or did or any way
suspected of killing as many bor's lawn but stopped I functioned in that space as
as 21 of his co-workers. halfway through and left. a customer. There were other
Supervisors said the suspect Sheriff Ricky Banks says the issues at play.” The coupon
has been with the company neighbor, Ray Farris, then turned out to be legitimate.
for 38 years and described went and got someone else [Chicago CBS]
to finish the task. Banks says Finally, “Nothing is
Gentry came back angry and impossible, the word itself
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Little do they know the miles know now that there is a When the grand finale came, that sense of wonder again,
he’s walked, the mountains direct connection between the sky below – how often do that innocence.
he’s climbed, the ice, wind, his limp and my heart. The you get to say that? – was
snow, and heat he’s endured. more trouble it gives him, afire and we both watched, On top of North Doublehead
I often forget it myself when the heavier my heart sits in his head next to mine as we no one was in the cabin and
looking at him. Especially my chest. But as of late I’ve stood on the edge of a cliff it was 11:00. We took the
when I see him like this. tried to think of him on our and I held him in my arm. I short path through the trees
recent hikes instead: in the saw the colors reflected in behind it and stood on the
I’ve been reminding myself early morning through the his eyes, starbursts come and natural stone steps and
of all those miles and moun- blazing heat above tree line go. I saw the intensity in the looked off the eastern side of
tains lately because I’ve been on Chocorua; in the pre- sense of wonder in his gaze. the mountain into Maine. I
worried about him. His right dawn hours on Jackson And then I felt it within turned off my headlamp and
hip has been nagging him for under a glowing ghost of a myself. we watched the stars above
The Adventures more than a month. He hikes full moon; and an early and the distant lights of civi-
fine. It only bothers him evening hike up South His innocence always leads lization twinkling below.
me back to myself.
of Tom & Atticus
when he gets up off the floor. Doublehead on the Fourth of
Sitting here at my desk He takes a few steps while July weekend. Such things I will never for-
tonight, Mozart washes over lifting that one leg up and After the show ended and get.
me. The moon has replaced moves along on three legs for From the ledges of South smoke hung lazily below us,
the sun, cool night has traded a bit. No complaints though, Doublehead we watched the instead of heading down the I was thinking about
places with the heat of the no whimper, or look of sad- valley below grow dark; mountain, I changed my Chocorua, Jackson, and the
day, and a candle flickers ness in his eyes. clouds sail leisurely along mind and we climbed North Doubleheads while we sat in
where a soft breeze invites the mountains of Montalban Doublehead as well. The the antiseptic waiting room
herself into our little home. It’s that hip that had us at Ridge and the Presidential forest between both peaks is at Angell on Tuesday.
Atticus is sleeping close by Angell Animal Medical Range, and the sun sinking rich and teeming with life Atticus on the wooden bench
and his nose points to the Center in Boston the other inevitably below those shad- and we came upon a porcu- next to me; sans leash,


open window as if welcom- day. owy peaks. And when all pine and stopped before we watching almost curiously as
ing that gentle stirring. He’s was dark and all was quiet got too close. dogs were led by on leashes
sleeping as he always does, In the week leading up to the the first burst could be seen and cats in carriers.
as if he doesn’t have a care in appointment, the first of below our feet. Then came a “Gentle,” I said and
the world. I envy him that. I three we had at Angell that second. Fireworks explod- crouched down. Atticus sat That’s the secret we who
sleep well; I just can’t day, (the other two were ing. One at a time; then sev- next to me and together climb and love mountains
remember ever being check-ups for his long exist- eral in a row. Varied colors under the blaze of headlamp hold dear – you never climb
wrapped in so much inno- ing heart murmur, and his and sizes. How wonderful to so bright it made night feel a mountain just once. It’s
cence. eyes) I watched Atticus care- look at them as if they were like day, we watched that with you forever and always
fully as he walked. No sign flowers there one moment porcupine as he turned his waiting for when you need it
I think if anyone saw him of a limp. But damn it, and gone the next! The back to us and showed us his most. And when you fear
like this they wouldn’t know whenever he got up off the sound of them followed the quills. After a bit he looked that maybe your mountains
the first thing about him. It’s floor he looked like an old, sight of them and then lived over his shoulder, dropped are numbered and there
like when people see him sit- wounded dog. a little longer as they echoed his armor, turned to look at could be an end to it all, you
ting up in the cradle of my through the valley and the us, and a minute or two later hold them all the more dear.
arm. He looks like a stuffed No one wants to see a dog nooks and crannies of these he made his way off the trail.
animal and they get the limping, especially when ancient mountains. He left the two of us looking When the doctor came for us
impression he’s spoiled. they are no longer young. I at each other and there was I told him about Atticus’s
hip. He asked questions, felt
around, tested his range of
Franklin’s Once & Again
motion and shrugged.
Seemed fine to him. Then he
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well as metal roofing shorter-but-more-numerous fell; due to their size they are
Coösauke... Beth
acquired earlier this summer. work periods has been the better split in situ, then
That hauling will all be done preferred option. There is moved afterwards.
Adventures in
Homesteading Weick soon, but as the alliteration
of rafters and roofing
appeals so pleasingly to my
also the moving of firewood
from where each tree is
felled, to where it will be
In the garden, the potatoes
have been hilled using our
ear, the story will wait for stacked. Towards that end, own compost. This may only
Woodshed, Part II of weeks, and so the next phase another week to be told in its
this summer construction entirety.
we recently had a summer
camp worth of kids visit for a
make a marginal difference
on potato production given
I had intended for this week’s is waiting for a later day to homestead tour and Q&A of our relatively short garden
column to smoothly follow be realized. In fact, most of So for now, an interlude simple living. They helped season, but it is an ideal way
the prior, detailing the next the roof’s components are while other duties are attend- us by firelining a portion of to add organic matter and
stage in the construction of tarrying at our property’s ed to - including firewood. the wood that Ryan had improve the vitality of the
our woodshed. While it’s edge, ready to be carried Splitting wood continues as already bucked up, moving it garden bed for the subse-
true that we now have rafters along the wooded path to our free moments present them- from the hill above the quent growing season. The
tied-in to the frame we had homestead site. The stack selves. Spending hours at a house, down to our clearing. two beds currently filled with
previously constructed, the includes a generous gift of time swinging a splitting I moved wheelbarrow loads ‘tators are two of the three
roof has yet to be completed. plywood from kindly neigh- maul is intense work in the worth of additional wood a weediest beds, as well as the
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virus. Here is narrative from files in my system via risk of serious illnesses. In known as herpes zoster, Comfort Keepers® Can
Scott Brande of Windows Windows Update. fact, the Centers for Disease shingles is a painful skin Help
Secrets of what happened to "I countered, stating that Control and Prevention’s rash that occurs when the Maintaining senior health
him when he got one of those Windows Update goes only 2017 report showed that virus responsible for chick- and wellbeing is a priority
calls; to Microsoft servers — not 43% of older adults (age 65 enpox reactivates. In addi- for the team at Comfort
Scott's description of how Microtek servers. But he and older) aren’t up to date tion to the formation of blis- Keepers®. Our caregivers
the scam played out: simply repeated that on their tetanus shots. Some ters, approximately 25% of can assist in providing sen-
"This morning I received a Microtek is an authorized seniors may feel that they people with shingles also iors with transportation to
telephone call (the second Microsoft Partner. are already covered, by way develop what’s called pos- and from the doctor’s office
such call in two weeks) "Next, I asked him which of past immunizations, or therpetic neuralgia, a nerve or clinics to receive their
about infected files on my one of my computers was that they needn’t worry pain that can last for months vaccinations, or to talk with
computer; the caller then infected (I have several at since they haven’t had the or even years. There are two their physician about which
offered to fix the problem. home), to which he said flu or other illnesses in vaccines for shingles. The vaccines are most appropri-
Suspecting a scam, I decided something vague about a years. Unfortunately, it’s not first is Zostavax, which ate. Our caregivers can also
to play along. MAC address. When asked that simple. reduces the risk of the dis- work to promote a safe and
"I think it was the same which MAC address he had ease by approximately 50%. healthy lifestyle, inside and
caller both times. He had a for my machine, he would With age, we become much Just this year, however, the outside the home. Contact
strong accent, the kind I'm state only that, for 'security more susceptible to serious FDA approved a second your local Comfort Keepers
used to hearing on out- reasons,' he couldn't tell me illnesses and infections (due vaccine called Shingrix, office today to learn more.
to a weakened immune sys- which is 90% effective in
sourced help lines. I asked the MAC address (even shingles risk reduction. The
tem), and they can strike


the caller's name both times; though it was my own PC). CDC now recommends the About Comfort Keepers
the first time he replied, "At this point, I expressed seemingly out of nowhere –
even for the healthiest of vaccine for everyone 50 Comfort Keepers is a leader
'Mike Tyler,' and the second my doubts about all this years and older, but one of in providing in-home care
time he was 'Andrew.' He information. But he was people. Influenza or pneu-
monia can take their toll on the downsides of Shingrix is consisting of such services
began the call by saying that quite persistent; he stated that the injection is notice- as companionship, trans-
he's with Microtek, an that 'some of our clients in younger adults, but the set-
back is often temporary. For ably more painful that portation, housekeeping,
authorized supporter for your area have been affected seniors, the complications Zostavax, and can deter peo- meal preparation, bathing,
Windows operating systems. by the infected files on your that arise from these illness- ple from coming back for mobility assistance, nursing
(My spelling of the compa- machine.' He then claimed I es can be life-threatening the second (and essential) services, and a host of addi-
ny's name was a guess; the had upward of '1,000 infect- and lead to hospitalization dose. Many medical profes- tional items all meant to
caller never spelled it out.) ed files.' When asked who or death. sionals note that the tempo- keep seniors living inde-
"I asked immediately these local clients were, he rary pain is a small price to pendently worry free in the
whether this was a sales call. said he couldn't tell me that Are all vaccines 100% pay for increased protection comfort of their homes.
Without directly answering (of course). effective? While they may against shingles. Comfort Keepers have been
my question, he launched "I asked how his clients' not be guaranteed protec- serving New Hampshire
into what sounded like a machines could possibly be tion, vaccines represent the Tdap vaccine: Often given residents since 2005. Let us
script. He stated: 'Our affected by my home com- best form of risk reduction, within a single shot, the vac- help you stay independent.
servers have received infor- puter. He didn't answer this and can help make symp- cinations for tetanus, diph- Please call 603-536-6060 or
mation from your computer but went directly to the fol- toms less severe for those theria, and pertussis are visit our website at
that indicates it is infected.' lowing: 'OK, I'll show you who do come down with the essential for health and well-
"When I questioned him the infected files on your respective illness. being. For those who lymouthnh for more infor-
about his company, he told computer.' He instructed me Immunizations can make a received the Tdap vaccine mation.
me I'd find 'Microtek' listed to enter .inf into the Start fairly significant difference when they were younger, or
on [an online business direc- menu search box, then in a senior’s physical well- if it’s been more than ten
tory] — as if a listing in the declared that all these files being. Below are recom- years, getting one as soon as
directory were proof his call were 'infected' (that .inf mend vaccinations seniors possible should be a priority.
was legitimate! When asked stands for 'infected' or 'infec- should consider, upon thor- Seniors who have had a
where the company was tion'). ough discussion with their recent cut, wound, or burn
Think Local,
located, he replied, 'Houston, "At that point, I said I did- physician. should also safeguard
Shop Local, Eat Local,
Texas.' I then asked for his n't believe that was true; it against tetanus (which enters Support Local!
employee ID; he gave me was my understanding that Recommended Vaccinations through the bloodstream)
with a tetanus booster.
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'MSCE079502.' .inf was a particular type of Influenza vaccine: As men-
"(After the call, I ran an file that comes with software tioned previously, even the
Supporting All

online search and came up installed on my computer. healthiest of older adults Pneumococcal vaccine:
Things Local
with a Microtek in Houston; "At this point, he ended the can come down with the Pneumococcal bacteria,
Since 1989.
it's a training facility for call — probably because I flu. And for those managing which can lead to the devel-
business computer users — knew that .inf didn't refer to chronic conditions, compli-
not a technical-support cen- infected files. As it was, I'd cations from the respiratory
ter. I assume the caller just had him on the line for a illness can easily lead to
picked Microtek's name off good 15 minutes. hospitalization. Because of
the Web. I don't believe the A customer called me and these risks, seniors may
real Microtek had anything said that when she asked want to consider the
to do with the bogus tech- how much the cleanup will Fluzone High-Dose vaccine,
support call.) cost the guy replied $300.00 which contains a higher
"Changing topics, I asked when she said she was not number of antigens than Rte. 302 (West of Lisbon) • Landaff, NH
how he knew my computer going to pay the scammer standard flu shots. Two (603) 838-2400 •
was infected. He replied that started deleting pictures of other vaccines that may
his company is an authorized her late husband from her offer greater protection “Your One Stop Home Decor Outlet”
Microsoft Partner and, computer. If you get such a include Fluad and Flublok Over 1400 window treatments, styles, colors and
because I use Microsoft call just hang up, I hope this Quadrivalent. Sometime sizes in stock, plus accessories galore, all displayed
Windows, my computer helps any questions you can before October – the begin- throughout our six showrooms.
sends notifications to email me at Paigecs@gmail ning of flu season – seniors
Microtek servers. .com or call (603)747-2201 should talk with their physi- Hours: Thurs. thru Sun. 10-5 • Closed Mon., Tues. & Weds.
cian and other healthcare
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North Country Happenings...
open to the public: AMC Tuesdays - T.O.P.S. (Take Monday’s beginning January gram. By joining the pro-
Pinkham Notch Visitor off Pounds Sensibly) Weigh 8th: gram residents get free
Center, Route 16, Pinkham in - 5 PM - 5:45 PM; Drawing from Life, 6-8pm access to a large catalog of
Ongoing Events
arren Masonic Hall - break- Notch, NH. For more infor- Meeting - 6 PM at Horse Joseph Patch Library, contemporary best sellers
fast from 7-9 on the first mation contact the AMC at Meadow Senior Center, Warren, NH, 03279 they can download onto
Sunday of each month. Hope (603) 466-2727 or www.out- North Haverhill. Please bring a sketch pad and home computers or personal
to see you there. ——————————— your favorite drawing tool! devices at any time day or
——————————— ____________________ Connecticut River Valley If you don’t have one, no night. Interested? Sign up at
The Warren/Wentworth Food For on-going events at Beekeepers Assoc meets worries! Haverhill Library. Our hours
Pantry, serving residents in WREN (Women’s Rural every thirdThursday 7-9 PM Try ours! are 4-7 p.m. Mondays,
Warren, Wentworth and Entrepreneurial Network) of at the Grafton County exten- Info: 603-764-9073 Wednesdays, and Thursdays;
Glencliff, is located behind Bethlehem, please visit sion office building, 3855 _____________________- and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
the Warren Wentworth or Dartmouth Collage Hwy, Tuesdays and Saturdays
Ambulance Service building call them at: 603-869-9736. North Haverhill, NH. Holderness Historical
and is open every Friday Society open on Summer
from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. For eli- For ongoing schedule at . Saturdays Open 10-12noon 7/25 Books of Jewish
gibility information or to Silver Center for the Arts, —————————— ______________________ Interest, 4 PM, Bethlehem
make a donation, stop by or Plymouth, NH, call 603-536- Lots of things going on at Public Library, 2245 Main
ARTS or visit them on the the Newfound Audubon separate Support Groups For St., Bethlehem, NH. “Russ
call 764-5265. The pantry web at: Caregivers & Those with & aughters: Reflections and
gratefully accepts food or Center. For scheduled events Alzheimer’s/Dementia
monetary donations as well and information, please go Recipes from the House
——————————— to: every Wednesday at 2pm That Herring Built,” by
as donations of personal and Friends of the Library have Laconia Congregational Mark Russ Federman.
household care items. _______________________ Church Parish Hall
——————————--- establishing a __ Campton Historical Discussion leader is Steve
Conversational French group 18 Veteran’s Square Monsein.
Nightly Entertainment at the Joseph Patch Library Society Laconia, NH 7/27 The Enfield United
Indian Head Resort, Lincoln in Warren. We meet on The Old Town Hall in For more information call Methodist Church is holding
745-8000 Monday mornings, 9-10. Campton Comfort Keepers at 603- a Pulled Pork Supper from Join us! All skill levels are Open, Thursdays 9 AM to 4 536-6060 5-6:30. $8 will get you a
welcome. For questions or PM Confidential and non- pulled pork sandwich, chips
Woodstock Inn, Station &

sign up: call Luane Clark, 529 NH Route 175 denominational and a pickle. Beverages and
Brewery 745-3951, Lincoln. coordinator, at 764-5839, or Campton, New Hampshire Please note we do not meet desserts are available for an the Joseph Patch Library at 03223 if there is a school delay or additional fee. Take-out
____________________ 764-9072. Old Town Hall, Rt. 175, cancellation due to snow. ONLY (take it to the concert
Haverhill Memorial Post ——————————— (north of Blair Bridge Rd.) in Huse Park as part of
5245 and their Ladies Wentworth Historical Enfield Old Home Days)!
Axillary hold their regular Society meets monthly, 7:00 (603)-536-5140 email:
monthly meeting at 7pm on p.m, every third Thursday, camptonhistorical@gmail.c
Upcoming Events
the third Thursday of each April - Dec. at the Historical om 7/31: Bob Amos &
month at the VFW Post in Society Museum in website: www.camptonhis- The Haverhill Library Catamount Crossing Bob
North Haverhill. All mem- Wentworth. Join us for his- Association in Haverhill Amos & Catamount
bers are invited to attend. torical topics and stimulating ______________________ Corner is announcing its Crossing, Vermont’s premier
——————————— conversation. The Franconia Heritage summer schedule of activi- traditional bluegrass band,
For all upcoming events at D ——————————— Museum (553 Main Street, ties: • Children’s presents a varied program of
Acres - (D Acres is located at For on-going programs, con- Franconia, NH) is open Summer Reading Program: high octane and entertaining
218 Streeter Woods Road in certs and events at COURT Saturdays from 1 to 4 p.m. This year’s summer reading music, featuring stellar har-
Dorchester, NH.) Visit STREET ARTS, Haverhill, through Columbus Day program for young people mony vocals, top shelf origi- please visit www.alumni- Weekend, or other times by will feature the theme nal and traditional material
——————————- or call 603-989- request. Our antique farm “Libraries Rock!” Every and exciting instrumenta-
To find out the on-going hap- 5500. Classes, art shows, equipment is on display in Tuesday morning in July tion. Bob Amos &
penings at the Squam Lakes Shakespeare in the Valley, the side yard for viewing participants will make Catamount Crossing’s two
Natural Science Center in Music, wide variety of pro- any time as is the Iron music, read about musicians, most recent CDs, Body &
Holderness, NH. You can gramming. Join us! Furnace Interpretive Center and create their own instru- Soul, and Sunrise Blues,
call 603-968-7194 or visit ——————————— _____________________. ments. It’s a great opportu- have both been awarded
them online at: www.nhna- nity for kids to maintain their “best CD of the Year” The Baker’s River Grange reading skills while having awards in the country/blue-
meets the 2nd and 4th Friday
——————————— every month, 7:30 p.m., Email us the date fun with others. Sign up at grass/ acoustic category by
the Vermont Times Argus.
To find out the on-going hap- Grange Hall, Rte.25, time and event for the Library or call 989-5578.
penings at the AMC And, for summer reading Singout! magazine has
Pinkham Notch Center Rumney. Visitors wel- possible pleasure, Haverhill Library called Bob, “one of the most
where programs are free & comed! publication in our invites residents of our com- consistently interesting and
calendar munity to sign up for the intelligent songwriters in
New Hampshire American music.”
Downloadable Books pro- Catamount Crossing
includes Bob on banjo and
vocals, daughter Sarah
Amos on vocals, plus veter-
an Vermont musicians
Gas • Diesel • Deli • Meats • Groceries Freeman Corey on fiddle,
Gary Darling on mandolin
and vocals, Steve Wright on
Beer • Lottery • Cigarettes & More
guitar and vocals, and Chris
Cruger on acoustic bass.
We Also Have Hunting & Fishing Licenses And
OHRV Registrations Fairlee Town Common (rain
site Fairlee Town Hall audi-
NOW PUMPING NON-ETHANOL GAS torium) Free (thanks to local
We Have 24/7 Fuel Pumps 8/4 Campton Historical
With A Credit Card Society’s Old Home Day
Campton Old Town Hall, 1-
mile North of Blair Rd. 529
Route 25 • Wentworth, NH • 764-5553 NH Route 175, Campton,
NH 03223 (603)-536-5140
Mon - Thurs. 5am - 8pm • Fri 5am - 9pm camptonhistorical@gmail.c
Sat 6am - 9pm • Sun 6am - 8pm om Fun for the whole
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North Country Happenings...
Family at Campton Fairlee Town Common (rain design and race car crafts- Wright Museum The featured vehicle of the
to host
Historical Society from 11- site Fairlee Town Hall audi- manship. “We applied the event will be the 1964-73
3. Demonstrations, Bean torium) Free (thanks to local way we do things in auto rac- Mustang and the event will
hole beans and Ice Cream
Social, Live Music, Vendors
sponsors!) ing to the bobsled,” said Antique Car Show go on as planned, rain or
Cuneo. “That changed every- shine.
& Crafters, AND MORE! thing.” Cuneo said that the
Breakfast at the Campton 8/21: The Renegade German team they beat had Space is only available for
Congregational Church 9-11 Groove The Renegade 50 full time technicians and the first 100 vehicles that
Contact the Church for Groove is a 4-piece funk- millions in funding. “We are registered, as space is at
details, 536-2536. Check out rock group that hails from kicked their a…” a premium. To register a
the events schedule on our Burlington, Vermont. vehicle, visit www.wright-
website, www.camptonhis- Powerful and groovy funk is As he did when racing cars,, email Donna the basis of the band, remi- every year Cuneo designed Hamill at
niscent of Parliament and built a new sled. In 2002, donna.hamill@wrightmuse-
Funkadelic, or Prince. the group won three medals,, or call 603-569-
8/7 The Haverhill Library Tightly arranged song sec- including a Gold in the two- Wolfeboro, NH—July 19, 1212. There is a registration
Association in Haverhill tions open up to large women category. In 2010, 2018--World War II vehicles fee of $10 for each vehicle.
Corner is announcing its improvisational sections, Night Train won the Four- will not be the only iconic Vehicles must be at least 25
summer schedule of activi- where the boys can show Man Gold medal at the XXI transports on display at the years old to register.
ties: • Free Public their individual chops. Olympic Games in Wright Museum of World
Lectures at Alumni Hall: ß Fairlee Town Common (rain Vancouver, the first War II, as the venue will
August 7th at 7p.m. site Fairlee Town Hall audi- American Olympic Gold host its annual antique vehi-
Bestselling author Michael torium) Free (thanks to local medal in bobsled competi- cle show on August 18.
Tougias presenting "The sponsors!) tion since 1948.
Finest Hour" the true story
of the U.S. Coast Guard's NORTH EAST The sixth annual Antique
most daring sea rescue. MOTOR SPORTS The crew works out doing Car, Hotrod and Motorcycle
Presented in cooperation MUSEUM TO DIS- shoulder squats with 450- Show will "Cruise Into the
Wright" from 10 a.m. to 2
with the New Hampshire PLAY U.S. OLYMPIC pound weights. They are pro-
p.m. on Saturday, August
foundly strong men who are
Humanities Council. GOLD MEDAL WIN- in incredibly good physical 18. Sponsors for the event
NING BOBSLED condition. This sled runs as are Sunday Paving, Edward
8/7: Lyme Town Band’ Ice FAMOUS NIGHT quick as 96 MPH and is Jones, Calico Graphics, and
Cream Social’ Traditional TRAIN BOBSLED steered by ropes. It’s The Wolfeboro Inn.
concert band music (march- ON DISPLAY equipped with mechanical
"As a family oriented insti-


  ZH  D U H  R S H Q  ( YH U \  6 X Q G D \

es, pop, “Golden Oldies”, THROUGH THIS tution, the Wright Museum

polkas, and light classics) FALL


performed by the popular Night Train is currently on is proud to welcome back

  ) U H H  O LYH  P X V L F   D P    S P

and historic Lyme Town display at the North East the annual Antique Car,

Band. The band has been in Motor Sports Museum locat- Hotrod and Motorcycle
% U H D N I D V W  D Q G  O X F K  V D Q GZ L F K H V

existence since 1840 and is ed at 922 NH Rt 106, Show," said Michael Culver,

Loudon, NH. This is the first executive director of the


comprised of musicians
from throughout the Upper time the US Olympic Team’s Wright Museum. "In addi-
Valley. This performance is Night Train bobsled has been tion to the World War II
presented in conjunction on public display in New exhibits inside the museum,
with the Fairlee Community England. visitors will have the chance
The North East Motor Sports to see and learn about some
  ) L U V W  F R P H  I L U V W  V H U YH U

Church of Christ, which will

other amazing classic
  Q R  U H V H U YD W L R Q V

have ice cream available for Museum is currently open

(Loudon, NH) In 1992, machines while enjoying a

sale. Fairlee Town Common Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Daytona 500 winner Geoff great day with their and
  3D U N  Z K H U H  \ R X  V H O O

(rain site Fairlee Town Hall from 10:00am to 4:00pm

Bodine watched the other families."

auditorium) Free (thanks to through this Fall. For addi-

local sponsors!) Olympic Bobsled competi- tional information regarding

tion in dismay. The the North East Motor Sports In addition to the classic

American team was using a Museum or the U.S. Olympic vehicles on display, the Bel
8/11 Campton hand-me-down sled built in Team’s Night Train bobsled, Airs will provide live music

Congregational Church will a foreign country and it was v i s i t of the doo-wop variety.
be hosting a “Campton Old badly outclassed. Bodine Food also will be available
Home Day Breakfast” from decided to provide the for purchase.
8:00 - 11:00 AM. Adults, American team with a new
$6.00, children 8-11, $3.00 and better sled. An
and children under 7, free. American-built sled. R
The menu includes pan-
cakes, bacon, sausage, Bodine gathered a group of
scrambled eggs, fruit cup, stock car racers, including M H SHE
homemade muffins, coffee race-car builder and owner
& tea. of Chassis Dynamics Bob
Start the Old Home Day fun Cuneo and Phil Kurze of
with a delicious breakfast! Whelen Engineering.
Bodine contributed
$250,000 of his own money
8/14: Mellow Yellow to the project and his group
Mellow Yellow pays tribute of racers began building bet-
to the 60’s and 70’s with ter bobsleds.
truly authentic renditions of
some of the genre’s greatest The U.S. Olympic Bobsled
songs. While other tribute team had not won a bobsled
bands just play the music, medal of any kind since
Mellow Yellow goes the 1956, but with a number of
extra mile to capture all the very talented stock car racers
hey-man-peace-and-love- on the job that was about to
grooviness of the songs that change in a big way.
helped define a decade. With
fanatic attention to detail, the The most famous of their
members of Mellow Yellow sleds was called “Night
DS 4 B
do all they can to get inside Train,” a glittering black
the songs they perform. piece of brilliant engineering
22 Me
emorial Drive, St. Johnsbur y • 802-748-4208
10 Railroad
a Street, Wells River, VT • 802-757-2000

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its inventors Mars and Murrie
Walmart Store 2681
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Littleton, NH 03561 Coca-Cola originally contained cocaine
the first Burger King was opened in Florida
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lowest in the industry!

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Beth Weick
makes such a significant dif- Leaving a few of the weaker RAIN SHORTENED RELAY FOR LIFE OF
ference. sprouts, while removing the
larger ones, is another tech-
from page B-2 Ryan and I have also done nique to discourage a tree
some summer pruning of our from simply growing back RAISING OVER
oldest beds, and are therefore oldest apples, plus a few more vigorously at the sight $60,850.00
at the top of my list for reju- strategic cuts to our growing of a cut. The Relay For Life of North a beautiful rendition of
venation. Planting potatoes pears as well as my artistic Country, which was recently ‘Somewhere Over The
here was not coincidence; espalier enterprise with a We’ve also been doing held on Saturday June 30th Rainbow’, performed by Lily
these beds are in need of the younger apple tree. With the some sheet mulching to at the Lancaster Fairgrounds, Monahan, followed by the
extra compost potatoes earn older trees, we removed maintain garden edges, plus got underway with blue skies reading of names honoring
them. I’ve also been giving some hanging limbs that regular watering of the and record breaking temper- those lost to Cancer and cel-
extra attention to the wed- were beginning to impede greenhouse...and the prime atures and high humidity as ebrating the Survivors still
ding this portion of the gar- our walking routes, then venture of enjoying the many well. Before the American with us. The track was lined
den - and thanks to the assis- pruned off waterspouts and flowers and their attendant Cancer Society’s signature with glowing Luminaria as
tance of hot, dry weather, I suckers. Doing so later in bees and hummingbirds! fundraiser could conclude in participants walked in
am, thus far, staying ahead of the season, rather than with There’s always things to be the early hours of Sunday silence. Traditionally the
the weeds. Predictably, just a the usual spring pruning, can done, but there’s beauty and July 1, the skies opened to Luminaria would stay on the
little bit of weekly attention lead to less re-growth. color to be found at every torrential downpours, track for the entire evening,
turn. accompanied by thunder and but with the impending rains,
lightning, lasting for several the decision was made to
hours. Though many of the pick them up early.
teams stayed on site in the As the storm carried on out-
hopes that the event would side, remaining teams took
resume, due to safety con- shelter in Commercial Hall
cerns the decision was made and the 4-H building, staying
to call an end to the event at for several hours. When the
2:30 am. committee realized that the
The theme for the event was weather was not going to
Winter Carnival, Put Cancer improve enough to resume
on Ice. Sites were decorated the event, the decision was
in keeping with the theme. made to call it an evening.
There were also theme laps Closing ceremonies with
and costumes to match as team totals were postponed
well. There were 21 teams until the Wrap-up meeting on
Store Hours registered with 205 partici- July 17, held at the

Tues-Fri 8:00-5:00 pants and 51 survivors pres- Whitefield Library.

ent. The top three teams and their
Sat 8:00-1:00 The event opened with a amounts raised were: Next of
Large assortment of Pella Windows prayer by local Pastor Seth Kin($8,398.93), Heart &
Fink followed by the Sole Mates($8,000.00) and
Different sizes all for $100.00 per window National Anthem sung by Team Burndy($5,115.00).
Connie Johnson. Marlene There were 504 items donat-
Styles of Groveton, NH was ed for the Mitten Tree. These
29 GAUGE AMERI-DRAIN guest speaker, taking all items will be sent to local
Bare Galvalume present on the journey of a schools to be given to chil-
cancer survivor, from first dren who need hats, mittens
100pcs. 8’ $16.00 ea. - 25pcs. 16’ $32.00 ea. being diagnosed, through and scarves. There were also
COLORS treatment and the affects that several boxes of canned
cancer has had and continues goods sent to the local food
25 pcs. 8’ White $16.00 ea. to have on her life today. pantry.
15 pcs. 12’ White $24.00 ea. Special awards were present- Next year’s Relay For Life of
ed to two teams. Lisa’s North Country event will
15 pcs. 10’ Brown $20.00 ea. Legacy was recognized for take place on June 22 & 23 at
having raised over $100,000 the Lancaster Fairgrounds.
since joining the Relay For The theme will be ‘Dr.
SOAKING TUBS, TUB/SHOWER & SHOWERS Life of North Country. Suess…I Do Not Like
FROM $75.00 - $325.00 Weeks Medical was also rec- Cancer Here Or There, I Do
ognized for having a team at Not Like Cancer Anywhere’.
WHIRLPOOL 1 pcs. TUB/SHOWER UNIT $400.00 Relay for 15 consecutive There is room for more
years. teams and more participants.
This year teams raised over For more information about
3 TAB SHINGLES $10.00 PER BUNDLE $60,850.00. All proceeds joining Relay For Life of
MEDUIM BROWN, DARK GREEN & DARK RED raised go to the American North Country contact Kathy
Cancer Society towards the Metz, Community
fight against cancer. Relay Development Manager rep-
4X8 FOILFACE RIGID INSULATION For Life of North Country resenting the American
would not have been so suc- Cancer Society call 512-490-
3” $25.00 per sheet cessful without the help of 8787 or email at
4” $30.00 per sheet local businesses and individ- For
uals willing to sponsor the information on The
COMPOSITE DECKING BROWN 32 pcs. 16’ $25.00 ea. event. Many thanks to all American Cancer Society
who helped in any way. you may call 1-800-227-
Before the rains began to 2345 or go to
6 Panel Pine Prehung $105.00 ea. 6 Panel Pine Slabs $65.00 ea. fall, the Luminaria
Ceremony was opened with
3/0, 2/8, 2/6, 2/4, 2/0 & 1/6 3/0, 2/8, 2/6, 2/4 , 2/0 & 1/6
6 Panel Prehung Masonite $55.00 ea.

2pc. Toilet $75.00 Highrise 2pc. Toilet $135.00 1pc. Toilet $135.00

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The Outside Story________________________________________ it of other objects. Some of
the objects may crash into
well above the 14 degree moisture, which further lim- the planet, others may
threshold below which ticks its human exposure. become moons.
start to die. Even in areas Some of the ticks might be Pluto follows the first two
where ticks had no protec- dying in the drought. “There rules: It is round, and it
tion from leaves or snow, is some evidence that ticks orbits the sun. It does not,
they were surviving at rates burn through their energy however, follow the third
between 30 and 40 percent. reserves when it is hot & dry, rule. It has not yet cleared
Dry early summer weather, said Burtis, “but those are the neighborhood of its orbit
though, like the kind we’re just preliminary data.” It’s in space. Because it does not
having this year, does affect best not to make too much of
The Curious Cat By follow this rule, Pluto is no
ticks, or at least the rate at this, though. In one long- Bear longer considered a planet.
Please send your questions Don't feel too sad for Pluto,
which humans contract term study carried out at the to Bear at though. It has a new title —
Dry Weather May Lyme disease.
“Most tick species show
Cary Institute for Ecosystem
Studies, researchers noted “dwarf planet." Dwarf plan-
Mean Less Lyme reduced host seeking behav- that while they collected
Please give me your name ets are celestial bodies that
Disease ior when it's dry,” said James fewer tick nymphs by “flag-
age and town you are from only meet the first two crite-
ria in the new definition of a
Author: Burtis, a postdoctoral asso- ging” (dragging corduroy Bill asks, Is Pluto a planet? planet.
Dave Mance III ciate at Cornell University cloth through the brush) in
When I went to school it Dwarf planets, like Pluto,
who’s studying the subject. dry years, the tick counts on have not yet cleared the
“Black-legged ticks are par- rodents they trapped didn’t was the ninth planet in our neighborhoods of their
Over the past few decades, ticularly sensitive to desicca- show a big variation between solar system, how ever
black-legged tick popula- tion, likely in part due to wet and dry years, which today they renamed it a orbits — and still have some
tions have grown relentlessly their smaller size and their seems to indicate that many dwarf planet. According to cleaning to do if they will
throughout much of southern adaptation to moist forest of the tick nymphs are still new rules adopted by the ever become "true" planets.
Vermont and New environments.” getting their blood meal, it’s International Astronomical
Hampshire, and farther north Ticks can seem supernatural- just coming from a mouse Union, a celestial body must John asks,What is the
in the Connecticut and ly tough. Pinch one with all and not a human. meet the following criteria favorite thing I like to watch
Champlain Valleys. These your strength between the Presumably the drought in order to qualify as a plan- my pets do?
are the ticks that carry Lyme fleshy parts of your fingers won’t last all summer, and so et: Eat! It took me a while to
disease, and so what was and nothing happens. Drop the nymphs could yet resur- • A planet must be train them to share, but they
once a novelty illness has one in a glass of water and face with a vengeance. But in round. have finally learned how
become a rite of passage for it’ll just sit on the bottom the meantime, being able to • A planet must orbit sharing is what proper pets
should do.


many. It’s probably safe to wriggling instead of drown- take my 17-month-old the sun.
say that by now everyone ing, waiting for you to toss daughter into the woods with • A planet must have Please send me your
reading this knows someone the water outside so it can my tick alarm on “alert” “cleared the neighborhood" curious
who’s had the disease, if they walk away. But its Achilles instead of “paranoid,” is a of its orbit. questions. Remember
haven’t had it themselves. heel is desiccation – a fancy nice silver lining to the too- This means that as a planet curiosity killed the cat, but
But some years are worse word for drying out. They dry weather. travels, its gravity sweeps satisfaction brought him
than others when it comes to need moisture, which is why Dave Mance III is the editor and clears the space around back.


Lyme disease infection rates, you find them in the moist of Northern Woodlands mag-
so the obvious question is: leaf litter at the edge of the azine. The illustration for
what causes this? Part of the
Attorneys at Law
yard and not in the drier, this column was drawn by
answer involves the number mown parts. Expose a tick Adelaide Tyrol. The Outside
of deer and small mammals nymph to air with 40 percent Story is assigned and edited
around. There’s been elegant humidity and deprive it of by Northern Woodlands
science done that establishes moisture for 24 hours and it magazine: northernwood-

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Lyme disease rates and good In early summer, the tiny the Wellborn Ecology Fund
acorn years. The oaks pro- nymphs – about the size of a of New Hampshire
duce a good crop, which poppy seed – have to climb Charitable Foundation: well-
causes a spike in the mouse up a stem of grass or brush
and chipmunk populations and then just hang there wait-
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surge in human Lyme disease warm blooded to brush into Your
cases a year after that. them so they can eat. The
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ing, fishing, and playing be made to the Ammonoosuc spent with his daughters and
poker. Valley ATV Club, PO Box grandchildren.
John took great pride in his 63, Bath, NH 03740. Shirley also enjoyed horses
family and looked forward For more information or to He was predeceased by his and oil painting.
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Elliott on May 13, 2014; two arrangements. Dawn M. Dean of Bath, NH;
daughters, Bonnie Kenny on his two daughters, Lisa A. Mostly, she cherished time
August 17, 2006 and Debbie Bath, NH - Robert Dale Murray of Wells River, VT with her family.
Goss on January 17, 2014; Dean, 66, of Smith Road, and Crystal L. Green and
and his siblings, Benjamin, passed away Monday, July husband Charlie of Bath;
Mary, Ella, Russell, Nora, 16, 2018, at Dartmouth five grandchildren, Alexa, She is survived by her
Robert, Ruth, Laura and Hitchcock Medical Center, Avery, Alaina, Billy, and daughter, Lynette Vincent
Benton, NH- John infant sister, Joanne. Lebanon, NH. Benjamin; a sister-in-law, and son, Scott Mathews and
Gilbert Elliott, Jr., 92, He is survived by a daughter, Janice Dean of Littleton, wife Michelle both of North
of Coventry Road, died on Sandra LaLeme and husband He was born in Littleton, NH; and
Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at Lawrence of Lisbon, NH; January 6, 1952, a son of Haverhill; seven grandchil-
the Jack Byrne Palliative four sons, John Elliott III George and Sylvia (Dustin) several nieces, nephews, and dren, Rebecca Daniels, Kiri
Care Center, Lebanon, NH, and wife, Barbara of Lisbon, Dean. He graduated from cousins. Chaplin, Samuel Mathews
with his family by his side. Bruce Elliott and wife Gina, Woodsville High School, and Mickayla Mathews,
John was born in Bath, NH, Daniel Elliott and wife class of 1971. Calling hours will be on Keith Brick, Jr., Zachary
on July1, 1926, to John G. Laurie, and Justen Elliott Thursday, July 26th, from 6 Brick, and Kylee Mitchell;
and Mildred A. (Ball) Elliott, and wife Mi Yong, all of Robert served in the U.S. to 8 PM at Ricker Funeral
Sr. Benton; Army during the Vietnam Home, 1 Birch Street, and two great grandchildren,

On January 16, 1943, he 16 grandchildren, 38 great Era for 18 months. Woodsville, NH. Caydance Chaplin and
married Catherine L. “Kitty” grandchildren, 18 great great Peyton Daniels.
Mason. grandchildren; three sisters, He married Dawn M. Smith Burial will be in the Bath
John served in the US Army Betty L. Sawyer of Bath, on June 3, 1989. Village Cemetery at the con- There will be no calling
in the Infantry during World NH, Norma Toussaint of venience of the family.
War II in Germany and Rollingsford, NH, and Bob worked for DCI in hours.
France. Jeannette Brown and hus- Lisbon for 18 years as a In lieu of flowers, memorial
During his early working band Noel of Benton; a woodworker. contributions may be made A graveside service will be
career, he had been a truck brother, James Elliott and to a charity of one's choice. on Friday, July 20th at 1 PM
driver for Whiting Milk wife Margaret of Benton; Later, he was custodian at
Company prior to working
for Connors and Hoffman
and many nieces, nephews, the Bath Village School for Visit Ricker Funeral Home in Ladd Street Cemetery,
Shoe Shops in Littleton, NH.
and cousins. several years and then went & Cremation Care of Haverhill, NH.
There will be no calling on to the housekeeping Woodsville
Then he started his own con- hours. department at the Glencliff Memorial contributions may
struction company. A memorial service will be
John was a member of VFW on Saturday, July 28th and
Home. Franconia, NH- be made to the Norris Cotton
Post # 5245 in North 11 AM in the Benton Bible Bob has been retired for 6 Shirley Joan Mathews, Cancer Center, One Medical
Haverhill, NH and was a Chapel, 504 Bradley Hill years. 86, formerly of North Center Drive, Lebanon, NH
founding member of the Road, Benton, with Pastor Haverhill, NH died on 03756.
Ammonoosuc Valley ATV Wayne Chevalier, officiat- He enjoyed hunting, going to Friday, July 13, 2018, at the
Club. He held several ing. yard sales, attending local
offices for the Town of Burial will follow in the Lafayette Center, Franconia, Visit Ricker Funeral Home
Benton including moderator, fairs, and being a Yankees NH. & Cremation Care of
Mountain View Cemetery, fan.
selectman, and sexton. In his Benton. Woodsville
Shirley was born in Holden,
MA on August 13, 1931, to North Haverhill, NH -
Walter and Lottie Jean Raymond Robert
"Bob" Duval, 62, of
PLYMOUTH (Henderson) Richardson.
She worked as a secretary Highway, passed away
GENERAL DENTISTRY for the administrator of the Monday, July 9, 2018, at
Glencliff Home for fifteen Dartmouth Hitchcock
years. Medical Center, Lebanon,
With over 20 years experience, Dr. Kirschner NH, with his family at his
combines cutting edge dental technology, She liked music, especially bedside. Bob died from the
with a caring and gentle touch. playing the piano and injuries he sustained in a
motorcycle/deer accident in
We give our patients something to smile about! Woodsville on July 3rd.

He was born in Sherbrooke,

Quebec, Canada, June 8,
Oh Lord Jesus
Now Accepting....
1956, a son of Raymond A.
Christ son of God, and Doris E. (McFadden)
have mercy on the Duval. He attended Oxbow
departed, their fami- High School, Bradford, VT,
lies, friends and me and had worked at various
Aetna Call For An Appointment Today
J o a n Kirschner,
K i r s c h n e r , DDS
a sinner jobs over the years including
truck driving, cooking, auto
mechanics, and construction.
65 Highland Street, Plymouth, NH 03264

Most recently he was work-

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OBITUARIES The Adventures
Construction, Inc., of and Pat Tremblay of CT and Following retirement, he
began pitching horseshoes
of Tom & Atticus
Waterford, VT, which he FL, her brother Brian
truly enjoyed. In his spare Tremblay and family of NY, competitively, winning
from page B-1
numerous events.
time, he welcomed mechani- and her extended family, as took x-rays. Nothing to see out to Medway, the little
cal challenges and would well as many friends. He enjoyed wintering in there either. He double- town I grew up in, the place
work on cars, 4-wheelers, Riverview, FL, for several checked with the radiologist. where my parents are buried.
and motorcycles. He looked Calling hours will be on years. Still nothing. I hadn’t been there since
forward to his Friday night Friday, July 20th, from 6 to 8 Gerald married Priscilla 2009. There’s been no rea-
cribbage games with Elwin PM at Ricker Funeral Home, Phelps on September 23, My worst fear was arthritis, son to go. But I felt like we
and Wednesday night pool 1 Birch Street, Woodsville, 1943 and she predeceased maybe a hip replacement, had a reason now.
with friends. He was quite NH. At 7:30 PM there will him on July 13, 2017. perhaps an end to his summit
sitting. But all that was said When you read our book you
knowledgeable about classic be a time of remembrance,
cars and was proud that his reflection, and prayer He had married Evelyn Mae was “Just take it slow for a will see that I don’t remem-
(Wallace) Ulery on bit. Otherwise he’s fine.” ber much about my mother.
son Hunter shared that inter- offered. December 31, 1965, and she She died when I was young.
est. He also had a lifelong predeceased him on April Three hours later we were But my father…he’s one of
fascination with wild ani- In lieu of flowers, memorial 24, 2006. with Atticus’s ophthalmolo- the few characters in the
mals, and over the years he'd contributions may be made gist. He had been consider- book. And he would be
had unique experiences with He was also predeceased by ing doing some minor thrilled that Kirkus Reviews
to benefit Bob's son Hunter two brothers, Stanley and cryosurgery on some trou- wrote that he is, “…a haunt-
a wolf pup, an armadillo, and James Duval, c/o Woodsville Frederick Stoddard. bling lashes. But wouldn’t ing presence throughout the
an owl to name a few. Bob Guaranty Savings Bank, PO you know it, they were gone, memoir.”
was often seen cruising Box 266, Woodsville, NH He is survived by two all except one. No surgery
around town on his motorcy- 03785. daughters, Jane S. Oakes needed. And the last For the hour we had before
cle, and his love of riding and husband Winston of appointment was with his heading back to Angell,
Piermont, NH and Edith S. cardiologist. Major tests Atticus and I sat on the
was an integral part of who Visit Ricker Funeral Home Regan and husband Tom of were done and yet his heart ground, the little dog under


he was as a person. During & Cremation Care of Seabrook, NH; a son, murmur hasn’t grown more the shade of a graveside
the past year he had volun- Woodsville Robert E. Stoddard and wife than a whisper of a breath in shrub, and Jack Ryan’s
teered at Trinity Church of Linda of North Haverhill; four years. youngest son leaning against
the Nazarene's food pantry. North Haverhill, NH- five grandchildren, Rob the headstone. I said a few
Bob didn't consider himself a Gerald Allen Stoddard, Samantha I went in preparing for the prayers and then I started
religious man, but he did
Stoddard, 97, of Clark Stoddard, Sarah Regan, worst, worried about inno- reading. I read Following
Pond Road, died peacefully Melissa Ulery, and Fred cence that could be lost, and Atticus to my father just as
accept Christ before his pass- at his home on Sunday, July Ulery; three great grand- Atticus being separated from he used to read to me. I read
ing. 8, 2018. children, Elizabeth, Emily, his mountains and in a and read. I read every bit he’s
and Travis Stoddard; two
Gerald was born in step-sons, Frederick A. things strange and wondrous twist, in and then some. I’d like to
He was predeceased by his Columbia, NH, on June 27, "Chip" Ulery of Benton, out anycouldn’t have turned think he would have loved it.
parents, Raymond and Doris, 1921, to Carroll Titus and NH and James Ulery; better for him. And
an infant brother Robert Etta Louise (Frizzell) so it seems we have more Mountains are there when
Raymond Duval, and a sister Stoddard. a sister, Eloise Wallsten of mountains to climb, more you need them, but not all
Dianna Duval Scherer, as Alton Bay, NH; and several wonders to share, and more the mountaintops are in New
He graduated from Haverhill nieces, nephews, and memories to make together. Hampshire. Some can be
well as his dear friend Terry Academy, Class of 1938. cousins. found in an animal hospital
Hoyt. Life is far too short and I’m where “nothing” is found
He was a self-employed There will be no calling happy to say we’ve never wrong and others – well,
Surviving family members dairy farmer as the owner hours. wasted much of it. As a mat- they exist wherever father
include his wife of 14 years, and operator of Blackmount ter of fact, that afternoon, in and son connect. They are
Tiffany Tremblay Duval, Farm in North Haverhill A memorial service will be the three hours between the touchstones to what mat-
until 1975. on Friday, July 13th at 1 Atticus’s first appointment ter in life.
whom he married on July 2, PM, at the North Haverhill and his next two, we drove
2004, and son Hunter Duval, Gerald was the last surviving United Methodist Church,
age 11, both of North charter member and long- 2900 Dartmouth College
Haverhill; a daughter Nicole serving Vice President of the Highway, North Haverhill,
Duval of Potsdam, NY, and North Haverhill Fair NH with Pastor Clint Brake,
Association for whom he officiating.
2 Men and a Truck
her sons Ashley and Auryn volunteered and maintained
Vangellow; his siblings the grounds for over 70 Private burial will be
Clean out Service
Linda Whitcomb and hus- years. observed in the Horse
band Elwin of Bradford, VT; Meadow Cemetery, North
Barry Duval and companion Recently, he was appointed Haverhill.
as Director Emeritus.
Holly Ricci of Littleton, NH; Memorial contributions
Lori Davidson and husband Gerald won numerous farm- may be made to the North
Chris of Piermont, NH; and ing awards and was a long Haverhill Fair Antique
Melissa Parker and husband time member of the Farm Museum Fund, PO Box
We remove what
Bureau and DHIA. 207, North Haverhill, NH
Rodney; nieces and nephews 03774.
Tracy Fay, Vicki Bienvenue, He was the former President Visit Ricker Funeral Home tenants leave behind.
Chris Brine, Matthew of the New Hampshire & Cremation Care of We haul it away.
We clean out
Whitcomb, Cooper and Holstein Association, a for- Woodsville
mer member of the Pink
Apartments, Houses, Offices.
Camden Davidson, Chrystal
Burden, and Haleigh Parker; Granite Grange, the 1957 I would much rather be
along with several grand-
State Grange Farmer of the
announcing births, wed- Garages, Attics, Barns and
Year, and a recipient of the
nieces and nephews, and New Hampshire Green dings and engagements.
cousins. He will also be Pastures Award. Print is free, small pic- Call or text us
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