The North Woods Weekly

The North Woods Weekly
From Fourth Lake to Israel’s River, from Lake Umbagog to Island Pond
Friday, January 30, 2015
Published by The News and Sentinel, Inc.: 6 Bridge St., Colebrook, N.H. 03576
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Free Day-Long Ice Fishing Class to Be
Offered in Lancaster on February 12
The N.H. Fish and Game Department’s
Let’s Go Fishing Program, in partnership
with other groups, is offering ice fishing
classes around the state this winter,
including one in Lancaster.
A one-day course is being held at the
UNH Cooperative Extension office on
Route 3 in Lancaster, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
on Saturday, February 21. Those who
wish to participate must register by calling
Ice fishing classes include a hands-on
indoor session where students learn about
ice fishing equipment, safety and practices, and winter ecology of lakes and
ponds; followed by a field trip to a local
pond where students put their newly
learned skills to the test. Classes are open
to everyone, and those 16 and under must
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29 Middle Street, Lancaster, NH 03584
(603) 788-2311
sales, service, rental, autobody
Three generations strong since 1959.
same family • same name • same location
Ask for Keith, Dave, Mike or Todd
White Mountains Regional High School freshman Payton Giles pushes over the final rise with
coach Chad Carter on the sideline, during the New Hampshire Nordic Coaches Association Race
Series on Saturday, January 24 at WMRHS.
(Arlene Allin photo)
LSC Upward Bound to Host Informational
Meeting for Interested Families on Feb. 8
We'll see you at the
Grand Prix
Stop by and check out the
line-up of new and pre-owned vehicles!
Sat., Jan. 31st & Sun., Feb. 1st
at the Lancaster Fair Grounds
The Lyndon State College Upward
Bound program will host an informational
meeting on Sunday, February 8, at 1 p.m.
in the Alexander Twilight Theater at LSC.
This open meeting is for all high school
students in grades 9 and 10 who are interested in applying to the program and who
attend one of Upward Bound’s nine participating high schools.
Upward Bound is one of the federally
funded TRiO educational opportunity programs under the U.S. Department of
Pancake Breakfast
Saturday to Benefit
Mt. Prospect Ski Tow
The Mt. Prospect Ski Club will hold a
pancake breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. on
Saturday, January 31 at St. Paul’s
Episcopal Church in Lancaster. A $8
donation will be asked for pancakes with
Mt. Cabot maple syrup, sausage, juice and
Tickets will also be sold, and later
drawn, for a raffle initiated before the holidays. Prizes were provided by Cherry
Pond Designs, Scenic View Farm, Mt.
Cabot Maple, J.L. Sullivan’s, Lancaster
Hardware, the Cog Railway and Bretton
Woods, among others.
Proceeds from the breakfast and raffle
will help defray the cost of Mt. Prospect’s
iconic 75-year-old rope tow. More information can be found on Facebook under
“Mount Prospect Ski Tow.”
Education, committed to providing modest-income, first-generation, collegebound students with the academic background, college preparatory experiences
and support needed to succeed in college
immediately after high school.
Upward Bound works with eligible students who are the first in their modestincome family to obtain a four-year college degree. Upward Bound works with
75 high school students from Canaan
Memorial, Lake Region Union, Concord,
Lyndon Institute, Craftsbury Academy,
Danville, Woodsville, St. Johnsbury
Academy, and Rivendell Academy.
Students spend six weeks of their summers on the campus of Lyndon State
College, where they take college preparatory courses including SAT Prep, hold volunteer work study positions in the local
community to explore careers, and participate in fun activities while experiencing
life on campus.
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Inside this issue:
Obituaries & Services — Page 2
Letters — Page 4
Crosswords, Sudoku — Page 11
Classifieds — Pages 13 & 14
Thank you for
reading the North
Woods Weekly!
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Friday, January 30, 2015
Adrien J. Belanger, 74, of Whitefield
and formerly of Stratford, died at the
Grafton County Nursing Home on
Monday, January 19, 2015 after a period
of failing health.
He was born in Sherbrooke, Québec, to
Fernand and Adrienne (Duchesneau)
Belanger in 1940. After moving to the
U.S., Adrien joined the Army National
Guard in 1957 and completed his high
school education. He met Carol Martin in
Groveton and the couple were married on
May 14, 1960. Together they raised five
children. Adrien worked for Washburn
Lumber and Brown Street Furniture, and
in 2003 he retired from DCI. He was a
member of the Gate of Heaven Parish.
Adrien was a skilled woodworker, building much of the family’s furniture on his
own. He enjoyed watching the Patriots,
Red Sox and NASCAR racing, rooting for
number 24. Most of all, he will be remembered as a tinkerer. He refused to believe
anything was truly broken until he had
completely disassembled and inspected it
to see if repairs were possible, and most of
the time they were.
His family remembers him pulling the
motor out of an electric recliner to repair
an air pump so he could add air to his tractor tires, or fixing his car with scraps of
pipe he had lying around. Even as his
health failed him, Adrien would take apart
the medical equipment that surrounded
him to see how it worked.
Adrien is survived by his wife, Carol;
two sons, Robert and Michael Belanger;
three daughters, Donna Paquette, Anita
Payer and Brenda Bedard; a brother,
Roger Belanger; three sisters, Ferand
Seguin, Denis Reindeau and Rita Koch;
14 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren,
and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents and
by two sisters, Doris Dowse and Madeline
There are no calling hours and services
will be held at the convenience of the family. Those who wish to send a private note
of condolence to the family may visit
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Raymond Chaloux.
There are no public calling hours. A
Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at
St. Albert’s Catholic Church in West
Stewartstown on Monday morning,
January 26, with The Rev. Craig Cheney
as celebrant. Burial will take place on
Wednesday, January 28 at St. Rose
Cemetery in Sandy Hook, Newtown,
Local funeral arrangements are under
the direction of Jenkins & Newman
Funeral Home in Colebrook, and condolences may be offered to the family online by going to www.jenkinsnewman
Aldea Belanger, 88, of Rochester, Vt.,
died on Wednesday evening, January 21,
2015, at the Upper Connecticut Valley
Hospital in Colebrook, after a brief illness.
She was born in Pittsburg on August 26,
1926, and was a daughter of the late
Joseph and Celanire (Benoit) Chaloux.
She was raised on Halls Stream Road in
Pittsburg and attended the St. Albert
School in West Stewartstown. She was
married to Joseph Belanger at St. Albert’s
Catholic Church on November 3, 1945.
For fifty years, Aldea and her husband
resided in Bridgeport and Newtown,
Conn. She worked briefly for G.E. in
Connecticut, but primarily focused on
raising her children and helping her husband in the family business. After retirement, she moved to central Vermont to be
closer to her children and grandchildren.
Aldea is survived by her son, Robert
Belanger and his wife Anne of Rochester,
Vt.; her daughter, Patricia Harvey and her
husband David of Rochester; four brothers, Lionel and Percy Chaloux of Camden,
Tenn., Patrick Chaloux of Concord, and
Albert Chaloux of Northport, Fla.; three
sisters, Anna Flynn of Henderson, Nev.,
Arlene Chaloux of Drummondville,
Québec, and Theresa Noyes of Beecher
Falls; four grandchildren; three greatgrandchildren; her companion, Martin
Hewson Sr., of Pittsburg; and numerous
nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Joseph, in 2001; and
three brothers, Wilfred, Roland and
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Gerritje “Gerry” Covell, 83, of
Colebrook, died at her home on Friday
evening, January 23, 2015, surrounded by
her family and caretakers and after a long
period of ill health.
She was born in Rotterdam, Holland, on
July 11, 1931, and was a daughter of the
late Pieter and Adriana Maria (Boele) van
Dijk. She was raised and educated in
Rotterdam, in the same neighborhood as
Anne Frank, and witnessed as a young
girl, along with all Dutch people, the suffering of her country under German occupation during World War II.
After the war, she met and married a
young U.S. Army soldier who was stationed in Holland, and they had two children prior to emigrating to the U.S. and
raising their family in Colebrook.
Gerry worked for a time at Lambert’s
grocery store in the produce department,
which she enjoyed very much, and she
was the bookkeeper for her husband’s
truck repair business for all of its years.
She was a voracious reader and enjoyed
doing crossword puzzles. Gerry will be
remembered by many as always smiling
and riding her bicycle around town,
She is survived by her husband of 61
years, Walter F. Covell Sr. of Colebrook;
her son, Walter Covell and his wife Joanne
of Whitefield; her youngest daughter,
Audie Porter and her husband Mark of
Colebrook; four grandchildren and seven
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Lois Hughes, in 2007; and by two sisters in The Netherlands.
There are no public calling hours. A
graveside service will be held at the
Colebrook Village Cemetery in the spring.
Expressions of sympathy in Mrs.
Covell’s memory may be made to either
the Kiwanis Club of Colebrook, PO Box
241, Colebrook, NH 03576; or to the
Northwoods Home Health & Hospice,
120 Main St., Colebrook, NH 03576.
Funeral arrangements are under the
direction of Jenkins & Newman Funeral
Home in Colebrook, and condolences may
be offered to the family on-line by going
Adam R. Jenkins, 37, of Berlin, died on
Thursday, January 22, 2015 at the
Androscoggin Valley Hospital in Berlin.
He was born in Littleton on February
25, 1977 to Warren and Linda (Davis)
Jenkins. He was raised in Errol and attended school in Colebrook, and had been a
resident of Berlin for the past several
Adam enjoyed motorcycles and fishing,
especially going to the coast to work on
the lobster boats and camping with his
The family includes his parents, Warren
and Linda Jenkins of Errol; his children,
Adam R. Jenkins Jr., Casondra Jenkins
and their mother, Sabrena Wright of
Berlin, and Nakita M. Jenkins and her
mother, Ami Jenkins of Berlin; his brother, Matthew W. Jenkins and his wife
Victoria of Wakefield, and their daughter
He was predeceased by his paternal
grandmother, Doris Sundey, with whom
he was very close.
Services will be held in the spring.
Donations may be made in his memory to
the SPCA, 1305 Meredith Center Road,
Laconia, NH 03246. Arrangements are
under the direction of the Bryant Funeral
Home in Berlin, and an on-line guest book
is available at www.bryant
Marie Stevens Judge, 90, of Guildhall,
died at the Country Village Nursing Home
on January 23, 2015 surrounded by her
family and friends.
Marie was born in Epsom on September
10, 1924 and was the oldest of Edgar and
Ruth (Pike) Stevens’ three daughters. She
moved to Lancaster in 1938 with her family and attended Lancaster Academy.
She was employed at Frank Smith’s and
later introduced to the love of her life,
Wayne Judge, on a blind date orchestrated
by none other than Dick Monahan. After
marriage they took up residence at the
Judge Farm in Guildhall, where they
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raised their family and her roots
remained for over 70 years. Wayne predeceased her in 1979.
In her day she was active in Eastern Star
and was an honorary Worthy Matron of
the Willena Benton Chapter in Guildhall.
She was a member of the Guildhall
Community Church, the Guildhall school
board and the Busy Beavers 4-H Club.
She was always on a committee for various fund-raisers, hunter suppers and charitable events, and her biggest event was
Guildhall’s bicentennial celebration.
She worked for many years as a waitress
and hostess at the Lancaster Motel, the
Mountain View, and later at the Lancaster
Diner. For many years she was the bus
driver for the Guildhall School, driving
and maintaining her own bus. She told
many a story of “pickin’ off” a partridge
with the bumper of the bus on her way
home from delivering her kids to school.
She made an awesome partridge pie (it
took about eight hits to feed a family of
She loved cooking, gardening, flowers,
birds, nature and the outdoors. Preserving
nature’s beauty was a hobby she enjoyed
by collecting and pressing flowers, ferns,
leaves and butterfly wings, which she
crafted into lamp shades and picture
frames to give as gifts. She loved game
shows, chocolate, popcorn and playing
Skip-Bo, but her favorite all-time treat
was eating lobster whenever possible.
She loved people and had a great sense
of humor, but mostly she loved her family.
She leaves behind her five children,
William Judge and his wife Susan of
Wakefield, N.H., Kendall Judge and his
wife Dorothy of Dillingham, Alaska,
Bonnie Judge of Guildhall, Steven Judge
and his wife Carrie of Kenai, Alaska, and
Wesley Judge and his wife Janet of
Buxton, Maine; seven grandchildren,
Jennifer Judge, Valerie Gainer, Joshua
Judge, Geanina Shillings, Alec Judge,
Shane Judge, Gregory Judge and Erin
Judge; and six great-grandchildren.
Marie was predeceased by her sisters,
Laura Stevens Gonyer and Madeline
Stevens Jenkins; and three grandchildren,
Ryan and Heather Judge and Trapheme
There will be no calling hours at Marie’s
request. She wished to be remembered as
people knew and loved her. A celebration
of her life will be held at the Whitefield
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Christian Church at 5 p.m. on Saturday,
February 7, officiated by Reverend Lou
Going and followed by a reception for
family and friends. Burial will take place
at a later date at the Ridgwell Cemetery in
Guildhall. Those who wish may celebrate
Marie’s life by planting a tree or something that lives on to help glorify God’s
beauty, which she loved.
Arrangements are under the direction of
Bailey Funeral Home in Lancaster, and
those who wish to extend condolences online may visit
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Doreen Goodale Sargent of Exeter died
peacefully on January 23, 2015 at the
Exeter Hospital.
She was born January 18, 1926 in
Exeter, and was the daughter of the late
William and Ruth Goodale. Doreen was
raised in Boothbay, Maine, and was graduated from Boothbay High School in
1945. She met her husband, Robert F.
Sargent, and they shared 67 years of marriage in Exeter. She was a devoted wife
and mother to five children.
Doreen was employed by Kingston
Warren of Newfields before working and
retiring from Sears & Roebuck. She also
volunteered at the Rockingham Nursing
Home for 19 years.
Doreen and her husband enjoyed traveling to Scotland, England, Canada and the
Maritime Provinces. They also traveled
most of the United States, including
Alaska. They spent many family vacations
at their camp in Pittsburg, where Doreen
enjoyed taking her grandchildren for an
annual Kids’ Week. She was an avid gardener and enjoyed creating beautiful
She is survived by four of her children,
Audrey Poliquin of Washington State,
Richard Sargent of Pittsburg, Valerie
Loopley of Colebrook and Beverly Forbes
of Newmarket; 10 grandchildren and 14
great grandchildren; and two sisters,
Emily Dupre and Marion Lewis of
She was predeceased by her husband,
Robert F. Sargent; a son, Wayne Sargent;
and a grandson, Joel Poliquin.
Visitation begins at 1 p.m., followed by
a celebration of her life at 2 p.m. on
Saturday, January 31 at the Stockbridge
Funeral Home in Exeter. Spring burial
will take place in the Exeter Cemetery.
Those who wish to extend condolences online may visit
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Friday, January 30, 2015
Local Band 3 Rivers Launches Kickstarter
Campaign to Record Their Debut Album
A local band called 3 Rivers launched a
Kickstarter campaign on January 19, aiming to raise $2,500 in order to record their
first album, “River Music” in February at
Mojo Recording Studio in Easton.
They have 13 songs ready to go, and are
working on album design and distribution.
By Friday the fourth day of their campaign, 15 backers had already pushed
them past the halfway mark toward their
goal. They are excited about the response
and are looking to their community to help
them reach their goal.
3 Rivers consists of Gary Rexford on
drums, Ricci Fitzgerald on acoustic guitar
and bass, and Kyle van der Laan on keyboard. The band started in the spring of
2014, but their story goes back much further. All three men grew up in Lancaster
and first played together during high
school in the early 1990s band Soul
Kitchen, performing at school dances and
house parties.
High school graduation and separate
journeys ended the group, but bonds of
music and friendship were formed that
would last through the years as they scattered all over the earth.
In 2002 they reunited and started Green
Fuse, a touring band based in Bozeman,
Mont. This was an intense period of musical growth and discovery, as their songwriting and music developed in the smoky
bars of Montana. Two years later they
again separated as their lives progressed.
Since then they’ve taken their own
meandering paths. Ricci taught English
and played in a band in China for eight
years before moving back to New
Hampshire. After years of study in New
York City, Gary practices acupuncture and
Oriental Medicine here in town. Kyle got
a master’s in writing and teaches at both
Granite State and Lyndon State colleges.
Kyle and Gary are both married, and Gary
has a young son. They’ve all grown and
flourished as individuals, and now the
boys of Soul Kitchen and the young men
of Green Fuse have re-formed as 3 Rivers,
and they’re playing their best music yet.
3 Rivers play a blend of musical styles
including indie rock and folk, a spoken
word style they call Groove Hop, some
blues and jazz, a little bit of old-time
country, and an occasional dash of punk.
In other words, they borrow from an
eclectic array of genres to make their own
unique sound. Each band member writes
songs reflecting his own musical taste, life
experience and ethos. Then they work
through them over and over till they aren’t
Ricci or Kyle or Gary songs, but 3 Rivers
The band will perform live on the North
Country Community Radio in Littleton at
6 p.m. on Thursday, January 29. They are
also scheduled to play at Lancaster’s
Rialtopalooza in April, and at
Lyndonville’s The Stage in May.
Their Kickstarter campaign ( will end on February 18.
Kickstarter is an all-or-nothing fund-raising platform for creative projects—if 3
Rivers does not reach its goal, it will not
receive any of the pledge funds, and backers are not charged until the campaign has
ended successfully. Those interested can
follow the band on Facebook for updates,
pictures, video and links to demos on
SoundCloud (
A second thought:
Substantial increases in your taxes are
on the horizon because the proposed
White Mountains Regional school district
budget is up over $1.2 million from last
year. Much of the increase amassed in rising insurance and proposed contract costs
for teachers, support staff and administration and is viewed as “unavoidable.”
The reality, though, is our student population continues to decline over the long
run and our district continues to expand
educational and inter-scholastic programs
without real consideration for the district
tax base’s ability to pay. This trend will
continue unless we the taxpayers send a
clear message of “no more.”
While we are all committed to excellence in education for our children, we
must work within our capacity to pay. The
delibrative session is Monday, February 2
at 7 p.m. at the high school. Now is a time
to act, not complain later when the tax bill
Arlene Allin
Local musicians Ricci Fitzgerald, Kyle van der Laan and Gary Rexford performed at the Loading
Dock’s Open Mic in Littleton in early January. The Loading Dock offers an open mic every
Monday from 7 to 10 p.m. and live music events on some Saturdays.
(Courtesy photo)
Weeks Library to Host Safe Sitter
Course for Teens on February 23
Weeks Memorial Library will host Safe
Sitter, the comprehensive babysitting
training program for adolescents age 11
and up, on February 23. Over 500,000
graduates have completed the course
across the country, enabling graduates to
handle emergencies when caring for
younger children and equipping them with
the tools needed to stay home alone safely.
Injuries are the leading cause of death in
children up to age five, and Safe Sitter is a
well-rounded, medically based youth
development program that aims to reduce
the number of avoidable and unintentional
deaths among children being cared for by
young teen babysitters. The program follows American Heart Association standards for rescue skills and offers instruction in first aid techniques from the
American Academy of Pediatrics.
This nationally recognized program was
developed by Indianapolis pediatrician Dr.
Patricia Keener, after a colleague’s toddler
choked to death while in the care of an
adult sitter who didn’t know what actions
to take. Students who complete the Safe
Sitter program gain confidence and learn
how, why and where injuries can happen
so they can be prevented. They are taught
infant and child choking rescue, how a
child’s age affects the way to care for
them, how to prevent problem behavior,
how to run their own babysitting business,
and about issues of on-line and cell phone
To graduate from the Safe Sitter course
and receive a completion card, students
must pass a rigorous practical and written
test that indicates their mastery of key
concepts and life and safety skills. The
program will be presented from 9 a.m. to
4 p.m. on Monday, February 23. There is a
$25 fee to cover the cost of materials and
advance registration is required as space is
Those who wish to register may contact
youth services librarian Ronnie Zajac, at
603-788-3352 or
‘Road to Recovery’
Volunteer Drivers
Needed in Coös
The American Cancer Society’s Road to
Recovery program provides life-saving
rides to patients, and volunteer are needed
in Coös County to drive neighbors to
receive their treatments.
The schedule for volunteers is flexible
and treatment appointments take place
weekdays, primarily during business
hours. Volunteering just one hour a month
can make a difference to a local patient.
There are no special skills needed, simply time to spare. Drivers must have a
valid driver’s license, a safe, reliable vehicle, and proof of automobile insurance.
Those who wish to learn more may contact the American Cancer Society tollfree, at 800-227-2345.
Free Tax Preparation Available for
Low- and Middle-Income Taxpayers
Free tax preparation is available on
Thursdays at Weeks Memorial Library in
Lancaster, and on Mondays and Tuesdays
at the AHEAD, Inc., office in Colebrook.
This service is provided for low- and middle-income taxpayers of all ages, and
appointments are required to have tax
returns prepared and e-filed for free. New
Hampshire and Vermont state returns will
be also be prepared.
Appointments may be made for
Lancaster by calling the library at 7883352, and appointments can be made for
Colebrook by calling 211. The AHEAD
office in Colebrook is a Virtual VITA site
where the taxpayer will talk to a counselor. The tax information will be photocopied and sent to a VITA site in Littleton
for the return to be prepared. The taxpayer will return at a later date to pick up the
completed return and go over it with the
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Bob Steadman
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Front row, from left to right: Spencer Valdez, Kevin Schanlaber, Connor Bosse, Dakota Bishop,
Gage Knudson, Gunnar Carr. Back row: Kevin Curnane, Dakota Wiers, Hunter MacLeod, Jack
Curtis, Buddy Lachance, Braxton Brown, Brandon Arnesen, Zeke Pribbernow, Griffin Crane,
Coach Dave Dorben, Coach Chris Dupont.
(Karen Ladd photo)
Pope Francis
Sat., Jan. 31st
2 seatings–5 & 6 p.m.
Historic Grace Church
Canaan, Vt
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Taxpayers must bring the following
information as applicable: Social Security
cards for all people to be included on the
return; a picture ID for the taxpayer; a
copy of last year’s federal and state
returns; all W-2 and 1099 forms; information for other income received such as
unemployment; and Social Security statement if applicable.
Clients should also bring information
about their child care expenses and child
care provider information; detailed information for itemized deductions; and other
relevant tax information. Those who wish
to have their refund deposited directly into
a bank account must bring a blank check
to provide the necessary bank information.
Tax preparation is completed by volunteers who are trained in the tax code and
pass an IRS certification test. The tax
counselors will work with clients to
ensure that they receive all credits to
which they are entitled, such as the Earned
Income Tax Credit, the Child Tax Credit,
dependent care credit, and education cred-
The forms necessary for the Affordable
Care Act will also be completed. If health
insurance was obtained through the
Marketplace/Exchange, clients should
bring Form 1095; otherwise, they may
bring proof of insurance for the taxpayer,
spouse and all dependents on the tax
return. If insurance was provided by
Medicare or Medicaid, the taxpayer must
bring a form showing coverage.
Prepared tax returns will be sent to the
IRS for free by electronic filing (e-filing),
which ensures a more accurate return and
faster processing of refunds.
Free tax preparation for low- and middle-income taxpayers of all ages is also
available by appointment in Littleton on
Mondays by calling 211. Free tax preparation is also available at the Littleton Area
Senior Center on Tuesdays, by calling
444-6050 for an appointment.
This service is provided by the AARP
Foundation Tax-Aide and the Volunteer
Income Tax Assistance (VITA) programs,
in conjunction with the Internal Revenue
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Anne F. Steward, 82, died on January
20, 2015 at Northside Hospital in St.
Petersburg, Fla., with her daughter Leslie
and son John by her side.
Anne was born on January 4, 1933 in
Pittsfield, Maine, the daughter of Frank W.
and Thelma (McAllister) Fernald. She was
educated in Madison, Maine schools and
was graduated from high school in 1953.
After attending Bay State Academy in
Boston, she pursued a nine-year career in
the airline industry working for National
and American Airlines in Boston, Norfolk
and New York. She also worked in the
insurance industry, both for herself and
others, and spent 22 years in the Madison
school system working as an instructional
aide in the kindergarten and a library aide
in the high school.
She was a member of the Madison
Congregational Church and loved dancing, reading, gardening, playing games of
all types, spending time with family, her
dog Jaks, and especially attending her
children’s and grandchildren’s activities.
Anne was predeceased by her husband
of 38 years, Earl Steward; her parents,
Frank and Thelma Fernald; and brother
She is survived by son Dennis Lord and
wife Lorna of Madison, Maine, son John
Steward and his wife Joy of Colebrook,
and daughter Leslie Woodward and her
husband Steve of Bartlett, Ill.; she leaves
behind two brothers, Frank Fernald Jr. and
his wife Pauline of Winslow, Maine, and
Richard Fernald and his wife Ann of
Farmington, Maine; grandchildren Troy
and Jim Lord and families, Lucas and
Logan Walsh and their families, and
Austin and Kelsey Steward; many greatgrandchildren, cousins, nieces and
nephews; and special friends Elaine Watts,
Laura McManus, and Marga and Esther
A celebration of her life will take place
in Maine in the spring. Those who wish to
make donations may do so in her memory
to Maine Children’s Cancer Program,
Maine Medical Center Development
Office, 22 Bramhall Street, Portland, ME
04102, or
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Everett Stanton, 87, of Columbia, died
at the Northeastern Vermont Regional
Hospital in St. Johnsbury on Monday
morning, January 26, 2015 after a long
period of declining health.
Everett was born in Columbia on May
13, 1927, and was a son to the late Walter
and Wilma (Whiting) Stanton. He attended the Cone School in Columbia and later
entered the Navy during World War II. He
was injured in basic training, was released
from the military and returned home to the
North Country.
Everett then worked for a time at the
Stratford Plywood Mill and later for the
Groveton paper mill. He was drafted into
the Army in 1952, and served his country
with honor during the Korean conflict.
Upon returning home again, Everett
worked for a time for Cummings
Chevrolet and later for Ethan Allen. He
retired from the James River Corp. in
Groveton in 1989.
Everett loved to drive and travel with his
wife, and their adventures took them to
California, Mexico, the Grand Canyon
and Texas. He loved to tinker on things,
and he even remodeled his entire home
over the years.
He is survived by a daughter, Debra and
her husband Martin Hewson Jr. of Derby
Line, Vt.; a sister, Doris DeLong and her
husband George of West Stewartstown; a
granddaughter, Jennifer Hewson of
Nashville, Tenn.; along with nieces,
nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his beloved
wife of 64 years, Marion (Adair) Stanton
in 2013, and a son, Eugene Stanton in
At Everett’s request, there are no public
services. A private burial will take place in
the spring at the Colebrook Village
Expressions of sympathy in Mr.
Friday, January 30, 2015
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Calendar of Events
• Breakfast benefit at Moose Muck Coffee
House in Colebrook: 10 percent of all proceeds
between 9-11 a.m. to benefit the Tillotson Center.
More info: 603-237-4677.
• Colebrook Ski-Bees Wild Game Dinner, 5-9
p.m. at The Colebrook Country Club. More
info: 603-237-5566 or
• Concert by Fireside Fiddlers & The Don
Roy Ensemble, 7 p.m. at the Tillotson Center in
Colebrook. Admission $15; advance tickets at
Fiddleheads, 110 Main St., Colebrook. More
info: 237-9302 or
• Colebrook Recreation Dept. XLIX Scooper
Bowl Party, 3-5 p.m. at Colebrook Public
Library. Tabletop football, trivia contest &
scoops of ice cream. Fees: $3 per Colebrook
resident, $4 for non-residents. Register by Jan.
29: call 237-5086.
• Cohos Historical Society annual meeting, 7
p.m. at Fuller Town Hall, North Stratford.
Election of officers, all positions open.
Membership dues: $5 per person, $10 for a family, $100 for lifetime member. Snow date:
Friday, February 6 at 7 p.m.
• Chicken Pie Supper, 5 p.m. at Christ United
Methodist Church, Lancaster. Adults, $8; under
12, $4; under 3 free. Welcome Grand Prix racers
& fans. Take-out available: 603-788-2734.
• Mt. Prospect Ski Club pancake breakfast, 711 a.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in
Lancaster. Pancakes with Mt. Cabot maple
syrup, sausage, juice & coffee for $8 donation.
• Pancake breakfast, 7-10 a.m. at Colebrook
Country Club, benefits middle school students’
2015 Heritage Tour. Pancakes, home fries,
bacon or sausage, juice & coffee, $10 per plate.
• Colebrook Kiwanis Winter Carnival events
at Colebrook Country Club: Cardboard Box
Derby, 9 a.m. for ages 5-18; Snow Bocce
Tournament, 9 a.m., advance registration
required (Butch Ladd, 237-5501); cribbage
tournament, 1 p.m.; downhill canoe race, 3 p.m.;
Kiwanis raffle drawing, 3 p.m.; 50/50 drawing,
4 p.m.; fireworks, 6:30 p.m. Info:
• Winter Carnival events at North Country
Community Recreation Center: horse-drawn
sleigh rides, 10 a.m.-noon; dogsled rides, noon2:30; sliding, 10 a.m. Fat Bike Demo, snow
bocce lessons, free skating (skates available),
food concessions 11 a.m. -1 p.m. Info:
• Celebration Feast for Pope Francis: seatings
at 5 & 6 p.m. at Grace Community Church,
Canaan. Italian menu; door prize is gift card to
The Olive Garden. More info:
• Colebrook Recreation Dept. movie matinee
“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” (101 min.), 3
p.m. at Colebrook Public Library. Snacks for
sale at 25 & 50 cents.
• Lunenburg Polar Bears Snowmobile Club
Annual Hot Dish Event, noon-2 p.m. at
Lunenburg Elementary School. Adults $7, ages
6-12 for $4, under 6 & landowners free. Takeout available. More info: Dick & Brenda
Santaw, 802-892-6123.
• Groveton Mill Reunion, 3-9 p.m. at
American Legion Post 17 in Groveton.
• Health Fair, 5 p.m. & free screening of film
“Fed Up,” 6 p.m. at White Mountains Regional
High School. Discussion to follow the film.
Child care available by calling Lisa Miller to
register: 586-4363.
• Sunnybrook Montessori School Valentine’s
Day breakfast, 8-11 a.m. at Assembly of God
Church, Lancaster. Cost: $7 for adults; $5 for
children under 12. All proceeds benefit
Sunnybrook scholarship fund.
• Grammie Sue’s Story Hour, 9:30 a.m. at
Whitefield Public Library for accompanied pre-
schoolers. More info: 603-837-2030 or
• AA Colebrook group, 8-9 p.m. closed step
meeting (must be an alcoholic) at St. Brendan’s
Church, Pleasant St. More info: district17_nh
• Community Cupboard Kitchen Table Free
Meal, 5-6 p.m. at Lancaster Methodist Church
Hall. All are welcome.
• Parent & Children Playgroup 9-11 a.m. at
Alice Ward Memorial Library, Park St., Canaan.
Info: 802-266-7135.
• Colebrook Duplicate Bridge Club, 1 p.m. at
The Colebrook Country Club.
• Chicago bridge, 1 p.m. at the Colebrook
Country Club. All players welcome. More info:
Louise Streeter, 603- 237-8602.
• WonderPlay, 10 a.m. at Weeks Memorial
Library in Lancaster for up to age 3 with parent/guardian. Songs, fingerplays, stories &
snack. More info: 603-788-3352.
• AA North Stratford “We Are Not Saints”
group, 7-8 p.m. open discussion (all welcome)
at First Baptist Church, Main St. More info:
• “Respitality” social day program for people
with early Alzheimer’s and other related dementias, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 475 Whitefield Rd.,
Bethlehem. More info: 603-991-0155.
• OWLS Program, 8-11 a.m. at the Rec Center,
Lynch Rd., Colebrook; water aerobics at 8:30.
Info: 603-237-4019, www.north
• Bingo at American Legion Hall in Canaan
with $500 Blackout Bingo, 6 p.m.
• Free Winter Soup Nights, 5 p.m. at St. Paul’s
Episcopal Church, 113 Main St. in Lancaster.
Hot food, breads & desserts.
• “A Well Balanced Winter” free exercise program, 10:30 a.m. at Grace Community Church,
Canaan. Hosted by Indian Stream Health Center
& North Country Community Recreation. More
info: 802-266-3340.
• Story Hour, 10 a.m. at Weeks Memorial
Library in Lancaster for ages 3-6 with
parent/guardian. Books, songs, fingerplays &
crafts. More info: 603-788-3352.
• AA Lancaster group, 8-9 p.m. open discussion (all welcome) at All Saints Church, Main
St. More info: district17_nh@hotmail. com.
• Prayer breakfast group, 8:30-10 a.m. at
Dube’s PittStop in Pittsburg. Non-denominational, all welcome. More info: 603-538-9105.
• Canaan Cheers Al-Anon Group, 7-8 p.m. at
Grace Community Church in Canaan.
• Community Cupboard Kitchen Table Free
Meal, noon-1 p.m. at Lancaster Methodist
Church Hall. All are welcome.
• TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets at
Lancaster EMS Building, 19 Mechanic St.
Weigh-in 5-6 p.m., meeting at 6:15. More info:
call Bonnie, 802-892-6614.
• Pathways Pregnancy Care Center, 12-7 p.m.
Free pregnancy, parenting, family support services and more. Information/ appointment: 603444-3991.
• Free community meal at Trinity United
Methodist Church, Colebrook, 5-6 p.m.
• Serenity Recovery Group for those in relationships affected by alcohol, drugs & other
addictions, 7-8 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal
Church Parish House, Lancaster. More info:
Bev, 603-723-2802.
• AA Colebrook group, 8-9 p.m. open discussion (all welcome) at St. Brendan’s Church,
Pleasant St. Info: district17_nh@
• Community Cupboard Kitchen Table Free
Meal, 8-9 a.m. at Lancaster Methodist Church
Hall. All are welcome.
• North Country Castaway Seniors Program,
9 a.m.-noon at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church,
Colebrook. More info: 603-246-3418.
• OWLS Program, 8-11 a.m. at the Rec
Center, Lynch Rd., Colebrook; water aerobics,
8:30; yoga stretching, 9:30; strength class, 10
a.m. Info: 603-237-4019,
• Shekinah Tabernacle, a Messianic Christian
congregation recognizing Jesus (Yeshua) as the
Jewish Messiah, Sabbath Service 10am at 12
Williams Street, Lancaster. Info: 603-631-0113.
• AA Lancaster North Country group, 9:3010:30 a.m. open discussion on 3rd & 11th steps
(all welcome) at Weeks Medical Center. More
• Jefferson Christian Church Sunday
Services, 8:30 a.m. at the IOOF Hall, across
from town hall. Sunday school offered.
• Playdate for children ages 2-4, caregivers &
siblings, 10-11 a.m. at Sunnybrook Montessori
School, 142B Main St., Lancaster. Activity, snack,
story & songs. Info: 603-788-3884.
• American Legion Auxiliary Unit 17 meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Fredonwarell American Legion
Post 17 in Groveton.
• Coös Quilters Guild meeting, 2-4 p.m. at
Whitefield Public Library. All skill levels welcome. More info: Lois Stiles, 603-837-2578.
• Groveton Trailblazers Club meets, 7 p.m. at
the clubhouse on Log Hollow Road in Stark.
Members are encouraged to attend.
• Aurora Grange #235 meeting, 7 p.m. at the
Grange Hall in Pittsburg.
• Groveton VFW Post 6808 meeting, 7 p.m. at
the Groveton Legion Hall.
• Colebrook Ski-Bees monthly meeting, 7
p.m. at the Colebrook Country Club. All members, landowners & volunteers welcome. More
• North Country ATV Club meeting, 6 p.m. at
Stratford Nighthawks Clubhouse.
1st & 3rd WEDNESDAYS
• Lancaster Lions Club meetings, 6:30 p.m. at
the Welcome Center in Lancaster. More info: or on Facebook.
1st & 3rd THURSDAYS
• NAMI Family & Friends Support Group, for
family and friends of people living with mental
illness, 6-8 p.m. at The Tillotson Center,
Colebrook. More info: 603-359-3552 or
lisawhitaker97@gmail. com.
• Umbagog Snowmobile Association meeting, 7 p.m. at the clubhouse, Rt. 26, Errol.
• Open Mic—music & fun for all ages, 6-9:30
p.m. on 1st Saturday of each month at Trinity
United Methodist Church, Colebrook.
Admission $3, refreshments served. Info: Mary
Haynes, 237-8095; Barbara Woodard, 2378216; Sharon Leicht, 246-7717.
• Card party at St. Albert’s Hall, in
Stewartstown, 7 p.m.
• Snow Blasters meeting at Norton Town
Hall, 4:30 p.m. More info: 802-822-5353, 802266-3073 or snowblasters@hotmail. com.
• Olive Branch #1 Order of the Eastern Star
meets at Masonic Hall in Lancaster: light meal
at 6 p.m., business meeting at 7 p.m.
• Lost Child Group meeting at Indian Stream
Health Center, Colebrook, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Info:
Katie, 603-237-8336.
• Top of the Common Committee meeting, 7
p.m. at Alden Balch Memorial Library,
Lunenburg. More info: visit www.topofthe or call Chris, 802-892-6654.
2nd & 4th TUESDAYS
• Col. Town Senior Citizens Lunch Club
meets Sept.-April at Col. Town House,
Lancaster. Sign-in at 11:30; lunch served at
noon. Meals by $3 donation; all 50 & over invited; guests welcome. RSVP by weekend prior:
call Lois, 603-788-4807.
• Pittsburg Roadrunners meeting, 1 p.m. at the
Pittsburg Fire Station. All welcome. More info:
Constance Ouellette, 538-9975.
• National Association of Mental Illness
(NAMI) meeting, 6:30-8 p.m. at St. Paul’s
Church, Lancaster. More info: Lisa Whitaker,
• Canaan Border Riders meeting, 6:30 p.m. at
the Timeout Tavern/Northland Restaurant.
• George L. O’Neil American Legion Post 62
meeting, 12 noon at Wilderness Restaurant
(lounge side), Colebrook. Info: 603-237-4440.
• Alzheimer’s Support Group, 5 p.m. at
Colebrook Library.
• Pittsburg Ridge Runners meeting at the
Clubhouse: potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m., meeting
at 7:30. More info: 603-538-1142 or
• Grief Support Group meeting, 4:30 p.m. at
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Parish House, 113
Main St., Lancaster. Info: 800-750-2366.
• Presidential Gem & Mineral Society meets,
6:30 p.m. at Jefferson Town Hall. Program, raffle, refreshments. Info: Sharon O’Neill, 603466-2395; or Dave Tellman, 603-837-9764.
2nd & 4th THURSDAYS
• North Country Toastmasters meeting, 6-7:30
pm. at Bailiwicks Restaurant, Littleton.
Communication & leadership skills; open to 18
& older. More info: e_brisson@yahoo. com;
call 802-473-0120; visit www.northcountrynh.
• Dalton Ridge Runners Snowmobile Club
meeting, 7 p.m. at Dalton Municipal Building.
More info:
• Stratford Nighthawks meeting, 6 p.m. at
Blueberry Hill Café. Info: Candy Living-stone,
603-636-1964 or clivin 8148@aol. com.
• Coös Quilters Guild meeting, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
at Jefferson Town Hall. All skill levels welcome. More info: Lois Stiles, 603-837-2578.
• GREAT (Groveton Regional Economic
Action Team) meeting, 19 State St., Groveton,
6:30 p.m. Info: Gloria White, 636-2800.
• Lunenburg Polar Bears Snowmobile Club
meeting, 7 p.m. at town hall above the post
office. All welcome; light refreshments served.
More info: or
secretary Mike Mutascio, 973-897-4680.
• Coös County Republicans meet, 7 p.m. at
the Water Wheel in Jefferson. Info on topic &
speakers: Eric, 603-348-1140, or on Facebook.
• Canaan Historical Society meeting, 3 p.m. at
the Alice Ward Library, second floor.
• Open Mic, 6-9 p.m. at Christ United
Methodist Church Hall, Lancaster. Music & fun
for all ages. Admission $3. More info: call
Lyndall at 603-631-4890.
• Town of Lunenburg Historical Society meeting, 2 p.m. at Alden Balch Library, Lunenburg.
More info: 802-328-3040 or
1st & 3rd THURSDAYS
• Col. Town Seniors Craft Group, 1 p.m. at
Col. Town Community House in Lancaster for
knitting, crocheting, individual projects &
social time. Help available.
• Pittsburg Historical Society meeting: 6:30
p.m. business meeeting, 7 p.m. program.
Job Posting
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for the NFI North Bethlehem
site of Transitional Housing
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Resumé and letter of interest due
by February 27, 2015.
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Alma (Belanger) Tremblay, 97, of
Manchester, died on January 22, 2015 at
The Birches in Concord, surrounded by
her loving family and friends.
Born in St. Herménégilde, Québec, on
October 4, 1917, she was the daughter of
Gonzague and Amanda (Vaillancourt)
Belanger. Alma was raised in Canada and
in 1951 moved to Colebrook with her husband, Joseph. In 1979 she moved to
Manchester, where she lived for thirty
years until moving to Epsom in 2009, to
live with her daughter.
Alma was a loving and devoted mother
who spent her life raising her eleven chil-
dren. Her family was the center of her life.
Afterward, she was a seamstress for
twelve years.
Alma was a self-taught, gifted musician
who played the violin, guitar, accordion,
organ, harmonica and banjo. She took
pleasure in gardening, sewing, and cooking. In her later years, she also enjoyed
fishing. Her favorite pastimes were
assembling puzzles and playing cards with
family and friends. She will be remembered for her warm smile and wonderful
sense of humor.
She was married to Joseph E. Tremblay
for 65 years, and he predeceased her on
March 12, 2009.
The family includes nine sons, Mark
Tremblay of Wall, N.J., Michael Tremblay
of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., Gabriel Tremblay
of Wolfeboro, N.H., Laurent Tremblay of
Vacaville, Calif., Denis Tremblay of
Milford, N.H., Roger Tremblay of Essex
Junction, Vt., Norman Tremblay of
Manchester, George Tremblay of
Ogunquit, Maine, and Claude Tremblay of
Weare, N.H.; two daughters, Huguette
Sorensen of Epsom and Lucille Joerger of
San Clemente, Calif; twenty grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and
many nieces and nephews.
Calling hours were held from 4 to 7 p.m.
on Wednesday, January 28 at the ConnorHealy Funeral Home and Cremation
Center in Manchester.
The funeral will be held Thursday, with
a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial to be
celebrated at Saint Anthony Church in
Manchester. Interment will follow at
Mount Calvary Cemetery in Manchester.
Memorial donations may be made to the
Saint Anthony Church, 172 Belmont
Street, Manchester, NH 03103.
An on-line guest registry is available at
Evelyn S. Webster, 85, of Port Leyden,
N.Y., died after a lengthy illness on
January 24, 2015 at Lewis County
General Hospital in Lowville, N.Y., with
her daughter at her side. She was born on
January 9, 1930 in Lowville, to Michael
and Eva (Rumble) Kessler.
On April 19, 1947 she was united in
marriage to William D. Webster of Port
Leyden at the Congregational Church in
Port Leyden, by Rev. George Buhl. She
and William had celebrated 56 years of
marriage at the time of his death in 2003,
and they shared their lives together in
Speculator and Indian Lake, N.Y.,
Livermore Falls, Maine, and Stratford
before they retired and moved back to Port
Leyden in 1995.
Friday, January 30, 2015
Evelyn was employed by Plywood
Products in North Stratford and for 21
years in the administration department at
Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital in
Evelyn enjoyed crafts, playing cards,
knitting, dancing, and playing Bingo.
Evelyn was a member of the Port Leyden,
Constableville and Singing Waters senior
citizens clubs. She was a member of the
Port Leyden Historical Club, Port Leyden
PLUS group, and the Lewis County
General Hospital Auxiliary.
In August of 2004 she received the
Humanitarian Award from the Lewis
County Office for the Aging. Evelyn had a
great sense of humor and enjoyed making
people laugh and smile. She was a member of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Port
She is survived by her daughter, Sandra
(Webster) Sexton; her “adopted” neighbor
family David, Regina, Ashley and
Danielle Brown; and a sister-in-law, Laura
(Webster) Mekkelson, all of Port Leyden,
N.Y.; and many nieces, nephews and
cousins. In addition to her parents and her
husband, Evelyn was predeceased by
three sisters, Roberta Jankiewicz, Marline
Wright and Pauline Smith, and a brother,
Francis Kessler.
Calling hours were held on Monday
afternoon and evening, January 26 at
Mills Funeral Home in Boonville, N.Y.,
where funeral services were officiated by
Rev. Dr. John LaVoe on Tuesday morning.
Burial will take place at the Port Leyden
Cemetery in the spring.
Donations in Evelyn’s memory may be
made to the Port Leyden Fire Department
and Ambulance Fund or to a charity of
one’s choice. Those who wish to send online messages of sympathy may visit
UNH Extension to Host Two Farming
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Two important workshops are being
offered by UNH Cooperative Extension in
the coming month and both are northsouth combinations, held in Lancaster and
The first set of workshops called “Using
Precision Farming Technology” takes
place on Thursday, February 12 at the
North Country Resource Center in
Lancaster. In the morning, Extension dairy
specialist Jeff Brewley of the University
of Kentucky will discuss herd management solutions that can make a farm more
profitable. In the afternoon, Brent Croscut
of Dairy One will look at how to implement these technologies, followed by a
panel of experienced farmers explaining
how they are going about it.
Bringing more land into productive use
is always a concern of many in agriculture. In the afternoon, Josh Faulkner of
UVM will discuss land drainage basics
and its active applications in New
England: why there is renewed interest,
engineering concepts, designs, techniques
and economics.
The second workshop, titled “Forage
Crop Risk Management,” features talks of
interest to all plant growers. The session
will be held on Tuesday, February 17 at
the Rialto Theatre in Lancaster.
The morning speaker is Howard Skinner
of the USDA’s Agriculture Research
Service, whose research has focused on
using weather data to examine the dynamics of pasture management. His talk will
explain winter survivability of crops: the
interaction of fall and winter temperatures, snow cover, management and cultivar selection to reduce plant mortality.
Those who grow perennial crops in the
North Country should not miss this presentation.
The afternoon session will take a look at
plant breeding to improve farming potential in the Northeast. Agronomist Dan
Mongeau of Pioneer Seeds will talk about
practices to minimize losses from
Northern Corn Leaf Blight by better
understanding its life cycle and selecting
disease resistant varieties.
Following that presentation, agronomist
Art Graves and plant breeder Steve Plehn
of Mycogen Seeds will review corn breeding, from teosinte to today’s silage-specific and insect-resistant hybrids. Most of
these concepts are applicable to crops
other than forages, such as fruits, vegetables and ornamentals.
Advance registration is encouraged for
all of these sessions, and those interested
may contact the Coös County Extension
office in Lancaster, at 603-788-4961 or Flyers for these workshops may be viewed on-line at under “Programs” and “Agriculture Resourses.”
Friday, January 30, 2015
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Six-Week Course
in Conversational
French Offered
Susan Ackerman will offer the six-week
course “Conversational French for Travel”
at Weeks Memorial Library in Lancaster
on Friday evenings from 7 to 8:30 p.m.,
beginning on January 30. There are still
several spots open for the course, and
those interested may register right away
by e-mail to or by
calling 603-631-3711.
The course will be helpful to anyone
wishing to travel to any French-speaking
country or island, and will cover shopping, getting around, and many aspects of
practical life. Ms. Ackerman speaks fluent
French and has lived in and visited France
many times, and has taught French since
J.C. Carroll Joins
Exit Realty Office
J.C. Carroll has joined Exit Realty
Trailblazers as a real estate agent, selling
and listing properties throughout Coös
County from the Lancaster office at 74
Main Street. “We are excited to welcome
JC to our Exit team,” said owner and manager Kathy Trumbull.
J.C. previously worked in the financial
services and insurance industry, and
brings to Exit her real estate and financial
services knowledge, together with customer service experience. “J.C. is very
attentive to detail, which is a valued trait
in handling complex real estate transactions, negotiations and contracts,” said
Ms. Trumbull. She may be reached at 603915-3705 or
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Upward Bound Meeting
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Upward Bound also provides academic
guidance, support, and other opportunities
to students throughout the school year.
While in the program students have the
opportunity to participate in community
service, attend leadership events, college
tours, and financial aid and college planning workshops. Upward Bound is free
for any eligible participating student.
All students interested in applying to
Upward Bound are welcome to attend the
February 8 meeting. The meeting will
involve all current students and will outline upcoming events and plans for the
summer of 2015 along with program
requirements. More information is available from Rick Williams, at 802-6265000.
To learn more about our plans and get a quote,
go to Or call 855-566-1288.
Find out how you could save over a hundred dollars each month (up to $1,272 a year*)
by switching from Anthem Blue Cross to Minuteman Health, plus have access to a
network of excellent hospitals and physicians in New Hampshire and Massachusetts.
Ice Fishing Class
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be accompanied by an adult.
New Hampshire Fish and Game’s “Let’s
Go Fishing” program has taught thousands of children and adults to be safe,
ethical and successful anglers. More information can be found on-line at The program is federally funded under the Sport Fish Restoration
The North Woods Weekly
*Projected savings based on comparison of the lowest cost 2015 bronze plans
for Minuteman Health and Anthem Blue Cross in the Minuteman Health New Hampshire service
area for a family of 4, two parents aged 40, with two children under 21, all non-smokers. Provider
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Groveton Mill
Come and reminisce
about the old days.
Visit with your old co-workers.
Saturday, February 7, 2015 –– 3 p.m.–9 p.m.
American Legion Post #17, Groveton, NH
74 Main Street, Lancaster • (603) 788-4800
5 Glen Avenue, Berlin • (603) 326-7450
Call John Trumbull for information.
Looking for a turn-key, successful business? Rumorz Boutique is long established on busy
Main Street in downtown Berlin! The business is being offered for sale with all inventory, fixtures, shelving, computer with point-of-sale and inventory software, and also
includes a Mystic Spray tanning booth and equipment. The value of inventory and equipment is more than the asking price of this business! Just imagine yourself operating your
own business in 2015! Don't miss out on this exceptional opportunity to control your own
destiny for ONLY $15,000! MLS #4396000
NOTRE DAME Apartments
Independent Living for Seniors
Friday, January 30, 2015
Twin Mountain Public Library
603-846-5818 or
Mondays 4-8 , Tuesdays 9-1, Wednesdays 1-5 & Saturdays 10-1
New for 2015, the Twin Mountain Library
is going to have Sledding Saturdays.
Everyone is invited to bring their sleds and
have fun on the town sledding hill, then
warm up in the library with some hot chocolate and cookies. Children must be accompanied by an adult and are encouraged to check
out books or DVDs and sign up for library
cards. Books, magazines and Wi-Fi are available for parents who don’t wish to go sledding themselves.
The first Sledding Saturday takes place
from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on January 31.
Refreshments will be served by library director Tom and his daughter, who was volunteered under protest. Those interested can
check out the library’s Facebook page for
more event information and for future dates.
A number of titles are new to the library
this past month, including Prince Lestat by
Anne Rice, the latest in her famous vampire
series after an 11-year hiatus. Continuing
with this scary theme, Stephen King’s
Revival, Dean Koontz’s City and Elizabeth
George’s The Edge of Water will give readers a good chill. Book six of the “Mortal
Instruments” series, City of Heavenly Fire by
Cassandra Clare, along with dozens of donated titles have also been added to the collection.
The DVD collection has grown at a great
pace in 2014 thanks mainly to donations, and
had to be moved to additional shelving for
better access. The latest movie title is “XMen: Days of Future Past,” and new titles are
coming in February.
Visitors are welcome to bring in a laptop,
tablet or other device and get connected to
the free wireless Internet connection, and
library patrons may now also get access to
eBooks. Twin Mountain has one of the few
pet-friendly libraries in the state and welcomes well-behaved dogs, who may even
get a treat during their visit.
The library is situated in the Carroll Town
Hall and is open from 4 to 8 p.m. on
Monday; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday; 1 to 5
p.m. on Wednesday; and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on
Saturday. Patrons may also renew checked
items by calling 846-5818 and leaving a
message, or by e-mail to twinmountainpl@ The library Facebook page
is Twin Mountain Public Library.
Wallace Pond Ice-Out Contest Revived
to Benefit Canaan Recreation Park
The weather is a favorite topic of conversation when visiting with people—someone
always asks, “When do you think the ice is
going out?” To make life more interesting,
the Canaan Community Recreation Park
members got the idea to revive the Wallace
Pond Ice-Out Contest.
A clock mechanism will be set up on the
shore of Lake Wallace, and Sylvain
Lamontagne will check it daily in the morning and afternoon. When the block goes
down, the clock will be disconnected, stopping at the “official” ice-out time. He has
monitored this for years and states the earliest date was April 8 and latest was May 14.
Whoever guesses closest to the date and
time when the clock stopped will win the
contest. Fifty percent of the proceeds will go
to the Canaan Recreation Park Fund and the
rest will go to the winner (after expenses).
There’s no exact science for winning this
Ice-Out Contest—only Mother Nature
knows how each spring will turn out—so
everyone has an equal chance of picking the
correct date and time to win.
Tickets cost $1 each and may be purchased
at the Canaan Town Office, Towle’s Mini
Mart or Canaan Gulf, and will also be available for printing off the town Web site, Tickets must be purchased by March 31.
Questions may be answered by calling the
town office at 802-266-3370 between 8 a.m.
and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Independent living in one of Berlin, New Hampshire’s lovely historic
buildings! Amenities include...
Apartments are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Applicants must be 62 or older,
and must first income-qualify.
Call the number below, or stop by the Littleton office at 260 Main Street
for an application.
603.444.1377 or 800.974.1377
TTY 800.253.0191
AHEAD Inc. is an equal housing opportunity provider.
Groveton’s Brooke Routhier moves in against Littleton’s Jasmin Brown during Brooke Ramsdell
Middle School Basketball Tournament on Saturday, January 24. The girls’ games were played at
Whitefield School, and Littleton defeated Berlin in the final. Groveton finished in fourth place
and Routhier was named to the All-Tournament team.
(Karen Ladd photo)
Friday, January 30, 2015
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Puzzle answers on page 12
1. Centralized mailing compartment
4. Small argument
8. Latin for “hail”
9. Semicircular headdress
10. Hole plug
12. Primp
13. A spontaneous motivation
14. Don’t know when yet
16. Portable computer screen material
17. Conform
19. Yoruba
20. Wings
21. Tar Hill State
25. Hard, durable wood
26. Pallid
27. Pabir language
29. Not crazy
30. Word element meaning ear
31. Hill (Celtic)
32. “Dangerous Liaisons” actor
39. Space between 2 points
41. Arbitrageur
42. 3rd or 4th Islamic month
43. Assistance
44. Manuscripts (abbr.)
45. In a way, soaks
46. Synovial knee syndrome
48. 2nd cervical vertebra
49. State of sudden fright
50. Snakelike fish
51. Each of 4 Hindu ages
52. Point midway between S and SE
1. Relating to New Guinea
2. Carry to excess
3. Alms solicitor
4. Title of respect
5. Spanish saffron dish
6. Betel palm genus
7. Petter ____, Nordic combined skier
9. Yearly tonnage (abbr.)
11. Clan division
14. Referee declares
15. Rampart
18. “Big” actor’s initials
19. Noah’s boat
20. Diarist __ Frank
22. Luminous celestial ring
23. Famous motor club
24. 007’s creator
27. A timely blessing
28. UTHealth (abbr.)
29. Roman Helios
31. Check
32. Making of a worn-out vicious horse
33. Wife
34. An alternative
35. Spanish unit of length
36. Wild goats
37. Municipalities
38. Bother or harass
39. Excessively sentimental
40. Middle Eastern dish
44. Waterproof raincoat
47. Former OSS
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Friday, January 30, 2015
Must be signed by 25 or more registered voters and must be
submitted to the Selectmen or at the Town Office no later than
February 3, 2015, to appear on the 2015 Town Meeting Warrant.
Board of Selectmen
Town of Lancaster
The Public Hearing to discuss the proposed 2015 Town Budget
will be held Thursday, February 5th beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the
Town Hall Auditorium. This is the only scheduled public hearing
on the budget and the public is urged to attend.
Copies of the proposed budget will be available at the Town
Office on Friday, January 30, 2015.
Lancaster Budget Committee
2014-2015 School Year
Hours by appt. only
(Further information regarding this position can be obtained by visiting our website at under Employment)
Elderly–62 or older, handicapped or disabled–qualify under income
set by HUD. All units are one-bedroom and include utilities.
P.O. Box 565, Keene, NH 03431
B o a rd i n g , G ro o m i n g a n d Tr a i n i n g
Answer to Puzzles from page 11
2015-2016 School Year
School Psychologist
104 Hazen Road
Whitefield, NH 03598
1:1 Paraprofessional for Middle School
General Special Ed. Middle School Paraprofessional
Submit resumé to Office of Superintendent of Schools
ATTN: Roxanne Hartlen, Admin. Asst.
14 King Square, Whitefield, NH 03598
(603) 837-9363
Jake Nelson contemplates the start of the Nordic Coaches Series race in skate style on Saturday.
The Spartan senior covered the 5K course at the Regional in 13:59.6.
(Arlene Allin photo)
Friday, January 30, 2015
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ATVs and Motorcycles.
Call 603-538-6963 evenings
or 1-802-334-1603 days.
104 Colby Street, Colebrook
Offering Local Produce, Products & Salvage
Tuesday-Friday: 9-5
Saturday: 9-12
Winter Workshops Starting Soon!!
‘05 Yamaha RX1, 4 cyl., 4 stroke, good condition, 9,800 miles, 144 studs, motor completely
rebuilt at 5,800 miles (receipts available).
Comes w/cover, new dually carbides, rear storage bag. Looks/runs great, ready for the season! $3,000 OBRO. Call 603-249-6707.
‘07 Yamaha Attak GT 4-stroke, 10,980 all
northern NH miles. Excellent condition, always
garaged. New stainless header pipe, new bearings, rebuilt shocks 2 years ago. $3,800. Call
‘53 Chevy pickup rack dump, everything new
or rebuilt, $5,500; ‘60 Ford F350 rack dump
truck. Rebuilt motor 292cc, 4-spd., new everything or rebuilt, 54 years old. Nice truck.
$8,500 or will trade for side-by-side RTV. Call
Bud 603-237-8488.
‘93 GMC 26’ Box Truck. Recent new parts:
engine, radiator, brakes, power steering pump
and gear box, tires and lights. MUST SELL!
Call 802-277-8593.
‘97 Snowmobile enclosed trailer
101” x 10’—$895.
‘00 Snowmobile open trailer
101” x 10’—$425.
Colebrook Automotive
113 Colby St., Colebrook
603-237-5533 or 603-331-1528.
*Homemade Doughnuts!
at North Country Marketplace and Salvage
Colby Street, Colebrook
Tuesday thru Saturday
To place orders call
*Le Rendez-Vous*
French Bakery & Cafe
121 Main Street, Colebrook
Flageolets beans, Cardamom,
Dried fruits, Goji berries,
wild dried blueberries, mulberries, etc.
organic quinoa, volcano rice, black rice, chia
seeds, Spices, Sumac, Herbes of Provence,
Homemade Belgian chocolates,
*Quality firewood for sale. Cut, split, delivered; or blocked and delivered. Please call
2-bdrm., 1-bath, remodeled house on .19 acres
in Lunenburg, VT. Open concept. Located on
the corner of Rte. 2 and Baptist Hill. No owner
financing. $79,000. Call 802-892-1065.
2-cycle snowmobile oil for use where SAE 30and 40-weight are recommended. $2/quart or
$20/12-quart case. Limited quantity. Call
2-unit duplex, Gilman Vt. on .16 acres. Each
unit has many unique features inc. full basement, bulkhead access, garage, spa tub, appliances, more. Direct VAST trail access. Home
pays for itself with a tenant! Asking $84,900.
Call 802-782-0500 for more details, including
rental availability.
American Harvest furnace, 250 pound hopper,
heat output 50-75,000 btu, heats well. $1,300;
6” heat reclaimer, used very little. $40. Call
The North
Woods Weekly
In print and on-line, your classified ad
reaches 19,700 customers!
FIREWOOD—cut, split, picked up or delivered. Call 802-962-3432.
FIREWOOD—Cut, split & delivered.
Free delivery within 20 miles.
Jones Brook Farm, Guildhall, VT.
Cut & Split
Local Delivery Available
(Colebrook, Columbia, Stewartstown, Pittsburg
Call 603-237-4474.
Lancaster Floral Design & Garden Center
Kiln Dry or Green
Cut, Split, Delivered
Moving Sale—half-moon table w/mirror—$55
or BO; home gym—$125 or BO; bathroom
storage cabinet—$85 or BO. Call
603-915-9112 evenings.
MTD Yard Machine 26” Snow Thrower. Runs
good and in good condition. Asking $250 or
b.o. Call for details. 603-331-5576. Ask for
New, 275 gal. oil tank, horizontal. $300;
Homestead wood stove, free-standing blackmatte cast soapstone, used 1 season. $1,900.
Call 603-237-5747.
Quality used tires bought and sold—
312 Carlton Hill Rd., Colebrook.
Gary Eastman
Rossignol Strato FS 162 snowboard with
Emery SIS step-in boots and bindings, size
295cm/11US. Like-new condition. $250.00
Please call 603-788-2291.
Singer Featherweight sewing machine with
case and attachments, etc. Good condition,
works great. Asking $300 or b.r.o. Call
T/C Venture 7mm-08 compact, weathershield
coating, synthetic stock. Brand new in box.
$375. Call 802-962-5096 or 603-331-1512.
Taking deposits, AKC labradors, blacks and
yellow blockheads. Calm, loyal & smart, service-dog qualities. Vet checked, 1st shots,
wormed, well socialized, have parents. Call
$4 per week for two weeks or more, if paid in advance
(by 3 p.m. Tuesday or by credit card)
Rates are for up to 30 words; additional words 15¢ each.
Order classifieds by phone (603-237-5501), by FAX (5060)
or on-line:
Call or visit our Web site for
display classified pricing.
for unwanted or junk cars.
LeClair’s Enterprises
24 Covey Road
North Stratford, NH
Experienced delimber operator wanted for winter season. Call 603-246-3513 (days),
603-246-3060 (evenings ).
Help Wanted
Fast-paced—not sit-down work!
Send work history/references to:
Sullivan Greenhouses
268 Elm St.
Lancaster, NH 03584.
Paying cash for: old watches & pocket watches
(working or not), gold & silver items, old religious items, Masonic & military items, knives,
swords, American & foreign coins/currency
and old unusual items. 603-747-4000.
The Rainbow Grille is seeking a full/part-time
dishwasher. Apply in person or online at
Truck Driver—to haul to local mills. Must
have CDL Class A, good driving record and be
able to go into Canada. Call 603-246-3513
(days) or 603-246-3060 (evenings).
for junk vehicles,
especially old Chevy
trucks & cars.
Call Rusty Edwards at
All Breed Dog Grooming. 35 years experience.
Lost all my grooming customer’s phone numbers. Please call Don afternoons & evenings at
Bud St. Pierre HVAC
Sheet Metal Shop & Fabrication
Gray Road, Colebrook
Call 603-237-8488.
$6 for one week; $6.50 if billed (account-holders only)
Deadline for Classifieds:
5 p.m. Monday
C. Bean Transport, Inc. is now taking applications for truck drivers with their CDL-A or B
Hazmat and tanker license for seasonal/fulltime work. 5 years of experience and a safe
driving record is required. Please come to the
office for more information at 31 Haynes Dr.
on Rt. 26 in Colebrook.
Deadline for Display Ads:
Monday noon
Make your ad more eye-catching
with a border & graphics
***BUYING COINS 1 pc. or whole collections. Wanted copper, silver and gold coins.
Paying highest prices. I’m a collector, not a
dealer. John 603-246-3014. Also wanted: US
paper money.
The North Woods Weekly
6 Bridge St., Colebrook 603-237-5501
Oil Undercoating
Cars: $49.95
Trucks: $99.95
Fluid Film Undercoating
Cars: $99.95
Trucks: $149.95.
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tions for which the official ballot is
required by state law? 3/5ths VOTE
Public hearings will be held in each of
the five towns on the following warrant
Article 12: Shall we rescind the provisions of RSA 40:13 (known as SB 2), as
adopted by the White Mountains Regional
School District on March 10, 1998 so that
the official ballot will no longer be used
for voting on all questions, but only for the
election of officers and certain other ques-
Carroll Town Office—
Monday, Feb. 9, 2015 at 6 p.m.
Dalton Town Office—
Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015 at 6 p.m.
Lancaster School—
Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015 at 6 p.m.
Monday, Feb. 16, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.
Jefferson School—
Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015 at 6 p.m.
Friday, January 30, 2015
(Annual Meeting 1st Session)
The White Mountains Regional School
District’s Deliberative Session (Annual
Meeting 1st Session) will be held at the
White Mountains Regional High School
Auditorium on Monday, February 2, 2015
at 7:00 p.m. In case of cancellation due to
inclement weather, the meeting will be
rescheduled for Wednesday, February 4,
2015 at 7:00 p.m.
Informational packets will be available
on the district’s web site ( and
at the following locations prior to the
SAU 36 Office
Carroll Town Office
Dalton Town Office
Jefferson Town Office
Lancaster Town Office
Whitefield Town Office
—White Mountains Regional School
The North Woods Weekly
Child Care Provider—
Available days, nights & weekends.
Rates: $3/hour per child.
Experienced mother with 15 years
babysitting experience.
Call 802-266-3140, ask for Jennifer.
Home remodeling. Interior/Exterior Painting.
Property maintenance, property checks & lock
changes. Handyman services including hot
water heater & frozen pipe repair. Affordable
full bath and kitchen remodeling.
Call Larry and Maria Cheeseman,
Packages starting as low as $24.95.
Call RJ Purcell, Electric & Satellite
603-246-3515 or 866-291-2207
DJ “Yukon Charlie” DJ/Karaoke.
Weddings, Reunions, Parties.
Reasonable rates.
Large selection of music.
Call 802-277-8593.
Exede Internet
Exede High-speed Satellite Internet Service is
now available everywhere.
Fast, Reliable and Affordable.
Starting at $49.99 and with download speeds
up to 5/12Mb.
RJ Purcell Electric and Satellite
866-291-2207 or 603-246-3515.
Check out our website
www.fcwashburncarpentry. com
EPA Lead-Safety Certified
From frame to finish. Homes, garages,
additions, decks, barns, siding, remodeling,
finish work.
603-237-4359. Cell 603-631-0102.
Floor sanding, hard and soft wood floors.
Stairs professionally repaired, sanded & refinished. 30 years experience w/all types of wood
flooring—new to historic. Call Tom P. at
Mac McLendon Handyman Services
Carpentry, drywall, windows, doors, painting,
remodels, sill work, cleanouts, snow shoveling,
walks, decks, roofs. Insured, free estimates.
In Columbia, NH. Call 603-733-8167.
MUSIC LESSONS: Guitar, Ukulele, Banjo,
Mandolin, Bass and Voice. Children ages 5-8
for $60/mo., includes instrument rental. All
other students, $75; instrument rental, $15.
Roberta’s Studio, 603-331-1628.
Robert J. Purcell
household & commercial needs.
Service Calls, Panel Upgrades, Generators,
New Construction, Remodeling.
Backhoe available.
Licensed in NH, VT, ME.
Robert Purcell, Clarksville.
Call 866-291-2207 or 603-246-3515.
Offering beginner’s ballet, tap classes (all
ages), jazz (all ages), hip hop (kids & teens)
and individual lessons. Also offering a few
hours on Saturdays for those who feel they
may need it. (Free of charge for all Step-ByStep students who will be participating in our
recital.) Recital for all classes held in late
Call 603-237-4009 or 603-991-3387.
Waggin’ Tails Grooming
and Cage-free Boarding
Day or overnight, nails done.
Maureen Riberdy
101 Stoddard Road, Columbia.
Beecher Falls—Apt. Includes heat, electricity,
washer/dryer, stove & refrigerator. Sec. dep. &
ref. req. NO dogs. Call 802-266-8864.
Bloomfield, VT—House and 2 bedrm apt. and
2 bedrm. mobile home available for rent.
References required. Call 802-962-3432.
No. Stratford—2 bedrm. apt., heat and hot
water included. No pets. References required.
Call 802-962-3432.
Colebrook—1-bdrm. apt. Heated, appliances
included. No pets. Sec. dep. & ref. req. Call
603-237-8787 (days) or 603-482-3345 (eves.).
Colebrook—1-bdrm. apt., in town, on second
floor. Dish Network, DSL included. NO pets &
NO smoking. $450/mo. plus sec. dep. Call
Colebrook—3-bedrm. apt., heat inc., located on
2nd floor. $600/mo. Tenant pays electricity.
Quiet tenant only, sorry NO pets. First mo. &
sec. dep. req. Located at 108 Main. St., Call
Mary at Professional Vision, 603-237-8777 or
stop in for application.
Colebrook—Downtown, clean, 1-bdrm. apt.,
nice neighborhood. Heat, water, sewer & rubbish removal included. $495/mo. Parking space
included. Application and ref. req. Call to see
& make an appointment—603-922-5019 .
Colebrook—In-town location. Newly remodeled 3-brdm., 2-bath house with jacuzzi. Large
kitchen, living room & sitting room. Handicap
accessible. Will consider rent-to-own with
qualified tenants. Call 603-237-8301.
Colebrook—In-town, very nice, heated 2 BR
apt., DSL included, with kitchen, dining, living, washer/dryer hookup, carpeted. No Pets.
References required. Call 603-237-8301.
Colebrook—Mobile home for rent-to-buy. Call
603-237-4046 after 4pm, ask for Sam.
Colebrook—South Main St. 2-bdrm. apt.
Washer & dryer hookups. Heat & trash
removal included. Ref. req. Please call
802-277-9801 or 603-237-4979.
Columbia—1 bedrm. efficiency apt.—second
lights, phone, DirecTV and DSL. Fully furnished, complete w/stove, refrigerator, washer
& dryer. Short term—$250/wk. Long term—
$800/mo. NON-SMOKING, Security Deposit,
References required. Out of Town—Fish Pond
Rd. 603-237-4385.
Columbia—2 bdrm. cottage, fully furnished.
phone, DirecTV, DSL, stove, refrigerator,
washer & dryer. Large fenced yard, out of
town. NON-SMOKING, security deposit &
references required. Short term—$300/wk.
Long term—$900/mo. Fish Pond Rd.,
Errol—Furnished 2-bdrm. on snowmobile trail,
inc. heat, electric, hot water, satellite tv, snow
removal, large living room, rear deck and big
yard. Available weekly, monthly or yearly at
reasonable rates. Call 603-482-0921.
Gilman, VT—Small house, $600/mo. Call
603-991-9119 for more information.
Lancaster—1-bdrm. apt., includes heat, hot
water & appliances, $155/week. Hardwood
floors, oak kitchen cabinets, off-street parking,
close to downtown. Non-smoking building.
References and 1 month’s sec. dep. req. Call
603-788-3123 for application and more information.
N. Stratford—2 1-bdrm. and 1 2-bdrm. apts.,
heat & hot water included. Plenty of parking.
Rent based on income. Income limits do apply.
Equal housing opportunity. Please call
603-444-5244 for application.
Northumberland—Nice, 2-bdrm. apt., on
ground level. Heat included. $600/mo. Call
W. Stewartstown—1- & 2-bdrm. apts. w/
washer hook-up, dumpster service. $525/mo.
HEAT INCLUDED. 1st month and sec. dep.
req. Call 603-246-7784 and ask for Lainie.
W. Stewartstown—1-Bedroom apartment for
rent. Please call 603-443-3311.
FOUND—2 pipes in the road, found at the bottom area of Cooper Hill in Colebrook. Call
CAVEAT EMPTOR: Latin for “Buyer,
Beware.” We cannot and will not be responsible for the veracity of advertisements, as it is
realistically impossible for us to screen them
all. The vast majority are just fine, but now
and then a flim-flam slips by—The editor.
The North Woods Weekly
Friday, January 30, 2015
Local Community College of Vt. Students
Benefit from Experience with Toastmasters
Barrie Rosalinda, adjunct faculty member and instructor at Community College
of Vermont, recently reached out to North
Country Toastmasters vice president of
education Liz Brisson, looking for career
professionals to present in her public
speaking course. The students’ final projects were to give presentations, and Barrie
knew feedback from the community
would help round out their course.
Four members of North Country
Toastmasters presented “The Power of
Feedback.” On-the-spot-evaluations for
speakers are the cornerstone of every
Toastmasters meeting, so it was a perfect
fit. Members presented varied feedback
using time-tested techniques and tips;
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NEW Location: 115 Lancaster Rd., Groveton, NH
member Jill Kimball shared, “The
Sandwich,” which involves layering positive and constructive comments during
It was an easy sell to the students, who
then put it into practice evaluating their
classmates’ preliminary presentations.
Toastmasters members also contributed
ideas to help the students develop their
presentations even further.
“It’s always great for a Toastmaster to
step out of the comfort zone of presenting
in our club meetings,” said member
Dayna Flumerfelt. “Being able to help students in the community is a bonus and
what we prepare for as members,” said
Auto/Truck Repair, Welding & Steel Fabrication
Providing quality, dependable service for:
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North Country Toastmasters members Dayna Flumerfelt and Liz Brisson (in the back, at left),
Elaine Rentz and Jill Kimball (at right) pose with Community College of Vermont students after
their Power of Feedback presentation in Barrie Rosalinda’s public speaking class in St.
(Courtesy photo)
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Following the consolation game of the 3rd annual Brooke Ramsdell Middle School Basketball
Tournament on Saturday, January 24, the All-Tournament selections from the fourth-place
Colebrook and third-place Lancaster teams were announced From left to right are Zeke
Pribbernow, Lancaster; Dylan Carpino and Jon Scherer, Colebrook; and Griffin Crane,
(Karen Ladd photo)
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better communicator and leader, and their
meetings offer are a supportive place to
practice tried and true methods at one’s
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The group meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. the
second and fourth Thursdays of the month
at Bailiwick’s Restaurant in Littleton.
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Our Corner Store, at 4 Main Street in
Whitefield, will conduct a $5 bag sale on
Friday and Saturday, February 6 and 7.
The store still has winter clothes, but even
some warmer-weather items are now
available. Shoppers will find a nice selection of gift items for Valentine’s Day
including glassware, books and puzzles,
along with decorative household items.
Donations of gently used clothing and
household articles and furniture are welcome during store hours. The store has
been blessed with wonderful success over
the past five months since opening, thanks
to donations from the public, hours
worked by willing volunteers, and all the
folks coming in to shop.
A local nursing professional will be
available on the first Friday each month
from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for free blood pressure screening at the “Ask a Nurse” table.
Questions about other health issues will
also be welcome.
Our Corner Store is overseen by an ecumenical board of directors who are affiliated with multiple churches and denominations in Whitefield, Littleton and
Jefferson. Recipients of funds are nonprofit community service groups in the
area and individuals who find themselves
in need of emergency assistance.
Hours of operation are Monday through
Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and the
store may be reached at 603-837-8877.
Madison Bean puts up a shot in Lancaster’s
defeat of Colebrook during Brooke Ramsdell
Middle School Basketball Tournament action
at the Whitefield School on Saturday.
Lancaster finished in third palce and Bean
was named All-Tournament along with teammate Jayda Couture-Adair.
(Karen Ladd photo)
2nd Annual Valentine
Craft Fair &
Chocolate Tasting
Sat., Feb. 7th
10 a.m.–2 p.m.
Jefferson Town Hall
Craft Fair Admission is
Free – find a gift for
your sweetheart!
2 fee for chocolate tasting
– vote for your favorite!
Still a few vendor spaces available
or for more info.
Call Joy at 603-586-7791.
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There will be coffee, muffins
and soup available with a
donation to the library.
(All proceeds benefit
Jefferson Public Library)