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PUBLISHED BY THE LOUDON COMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL
Volume 10, Issue 8
Billy Lazos Chosen
Inside This Issue… 2008 Citizen of the Year
2 Town Ofﬁce Hours
2008 Ledger Schedule B illy is well-known to almost every-
one in Loudon as the owner of
Brookside Pizza. What many people
by the Loudon Police Dept. in 1994 and
Billy remembers making 30–40 pizzas
the first year. That number has grown to
3 Loudon Church News
don’t know is how generous he is in his 110! Billy comes in at 5 a.m. to begin
4 Old Home Day Schedule support of activities in Loudon — in making the dough and finishes up
5 Old Home Day Parades particular those involving the youth in around 4 p.m. Twice he’s come back
Baking Contest town. from Greece just to make the pizzas for
6 VNA News His interest in sports began at a D.A.R.E. Pizza Night!
Pittsﬁeld Senior Center News young age. Growing up in Greece, he He lived in Greece until age 23. The
7 To Your Health enjoyed playing soccer and actually bulk of his education was in Greece,
American Legion News played professionally at one time. He including time spent in their Air Force
Cancer-Related Fatigue now plays indoor soccer in Bow. He did- where he was an aircraft engineer. He
8 Recreation Committee n’t get a lot of support from anyone came to the US to finish his college
Becoming an Outdoors Woman when he was playing sports as a kid and education and ended up studying com-
Fly Fishing Course he doesn’t want that to happen to young- puter science. In 1987, he opened
9 Girl Scout News sters now. He feels very strongly that it’s Brookside Pizza in order to earn extra
10 LYAA important to offer youth many opportu- money to go back to college! He found
School District News nities to be involved in healthy activities. he loved the business so much he never
Through the years, he’s supported went back to school. He said he truly
11 Soccer Sign-up Form
youth softball, baseball, and soccer, as enjoys coming to work each day!
12 What’s Cookin’! well as adult softball. Additionally, he’s Billy moved to Loudon in 1990
13 History and Mystery offered financial assistance to MVHS where he met his wife Sandy. They The Loudon Old Home Day Com-
Historical Society Minutes football, a pro soccer team in Greece, married in 1991 and have two children: mittee is pleased to award this year’s
Another’s Bird’s Eye View the Boy Scouts, Special Olympics, the Dimitri, age 15, and Erofilo, 13. Both “Citizen of the Year” honors to Vasilios
14 Library News Angels Walk/Bike Ride, soccer camps, have traveled back and forth to Greece “Billy” Lazos — and we’re glad he calls
15 Library Trustees Minutes snowmobile races, talent shows, and numerous times and even spent some Loudon home! His ongoing support of
16 Working Dogs beauty queens. time in Greek schools. Sandy loves our youth has given them opportunities
Library Donation to Be Used Many of us know him best as the Greece and would probably move there to become involved in sports and other
for Children’s Room man behind all the pizzas at D.A.R.E. permanently, but Billy considers activities that they might not have had
Lobster Tomalley Advisory Pizza Night! The program was started Loudon to be “home.” without him. Congratulations, Billy!
17 Karner Blues Released
Anterless Deer Permits
Taking Care of Business in First Household Hazardous Waste Day
Loudon: Intreza Designs
Parade Entry Forms To Be Held September 6
Food Pantry Changes Hands
Summer Fun Schedule
Real Estate: “Thumbs Up”
M ark your calendars for Saturday,
September 6. On this day, from
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, we will be
This event will be held rain or shine
at the Transfer Station. Follow the signs
to the collection area. To make the
Used anti-freeze Old gasoline
Oil-based paints Oil-based stains
27 Planning Board Minutes having our first ever HHWD (House- drop-off of materials as easy and effi- Paint thinners Paint strippers
hold Hazardous Waste Day) event. It cient as possible, there are a few simple Adhesives/glues Pesticides
29 Zoning Board Minutes
was voted at Town Meeting to appropri- rules to observe: Drain cleaners Degreasers
31 August Calendar of Events ate $5,000.00 for the purpose of col- • Leave the materials in the original Oven cleaners
lecting and properly disposing of container if possible; don’t mix Wood preservatives
specific hazardous materials, which them Swimming pool chemicals
Mission Statement… normally accumulate in an average Household cleaners
To provide a comprehensive homeowner’s kitchen, garage, or work- • Be careful when loading materials Floor and window cleaners
shop over a period of time. Most of in your trunk or other areas to
source of information and avoid spillage If you have materials you believe to
these materials are toxic, and regula- be hazardous that are not on this list,
education about business, tions prohibit disposing of them with • Please try to limit total amounts to please ask us at the Transfer Station
government, and community regular household trash. 10 gallons of each type of waste how to dispose of them properly.
organizations within Loudon in This event is limited to Loudon • Stay in your vehicle unless asked Please look around your homes for
residents only, because of the cost, no to get out by a material handler hazardous items that need proper dis-
order to facilitate and encourage
residents from other towns or any posal. We’re hoping to make this first
informed citizen participation. businesses will be allowed. Also, you Following is a list of acceptable
event a success! I
may be asked to show proof of resi- materials for Household Hazardous
dence (license, etc.). Waste Day collection: Steve Bennett
Loudon Recycling Committee
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Town of Loudon Ofﬁce Hours Loudon Ledger Submission Policy
PO Box 7837 • 798-4541
A ll groups, organizations, individuals, etc. are encouraged to submit articles to the
Loudon Ledger. Special events, landmark anniversaries or birthdays, “attaboys,” etc.
are all welcome.
Selectmen meet Tuesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Building. Please note, however, that the Ledger will uphold its mission:
Mon.–Thurs.: 8 a.m.–4 p.m. • Tues. evenings: 6 p.m.–9 p.m. To provide a comprehensive source of information and education about
business, government, and community organizations within Loudon in order
Town Clerk to facilitate and encourage informed citizen participation.
PO Box 7837 • 798-4542 We will also follow our Articles of Agreement, which are on ﬁle with the Secretary of
Mon.: 8 a.m.–2 p.m. • Tues.: 3 p.m.–9 p.m. • Wed.–Thur.: 9 a.m.–4 p.m. State:
The corporation shall not participate in, or intervene in any political
Planning/Zoning Board campaign on behalf of any political party or candidate for public ofﬁce, nor
PO Box 7837 • 798-4540 shall it sponsor or endorse any plan or proposition that does not facilitate
The Planning Board Meets the third Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in or encourage informed citizen participation.
the Community Building. The Zoning Board meets the fourth Thursday of the In other words, any article submitted must present all sides of an issue in a factual,
month at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Building. unbiased manner so that the reader may form his/her own opinion based on the informa-
tion presented. To paraphrase Eric Severard: “You should elucidate but not advocate.”
Mon.–Thurs.: 8 a.m.–4 p.m. • Tues. evenings: 6 p.m.–9 p.m. Articles should be submitted to the Loudon Communications Council, P.O. Box 7871,
Loudon, NH 03307. They may be emailed to email@example.com. From there,
Tax Collector they will be forwarded to the Council for review before they are inserted in the Loudon
PO Box 7844 • 798-4543 Ledger. If you have any questions regarding this policy, please contact Mary Ann Steele,
Tues.: 3 p.m.–9 p.m. • Wed.–Thurs.: 9 a.m.–4 p.m. chairperson of the Council, 267-6509. I
Police Department: Emergencies: 911
PO Box 7059 • 798-5521 Classiﬁed Ads are available. Please mail your ad copy, along
Mon.–Fri.: 8 a.m.–4:00 p.m. with a check payable to LCC, to PO Box 7871, Loudon, NH
03307. A 1–3 line, 1-column ad will cost $10.
Code Enforcement A 4–5 line, 1-column ad costs $15.
PO Box 7059 • 798-5584
Mon.–Fri.: 8 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Fire Department: Emergencies: 911 “The Loudon Ledger” 2008 Schedule
PO Box 7032 • 798-5612
The Fire Department holds its general meeting on the second Monday of the January 2008 Ad & Copy Deadline: Fri. 12/14 Council Meeting: Mon. 12/17
month at 7:30 p.m. in the Safety Building. To obtain a ﬁre permit, please stop February 2008 Ad & Copy Deadline: Fri. 1/18 Council Meeting: Mon. 1/21
by the station weekdays between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. March 2008 Ad & Copy Deadline: Fri. 2/15 Council Meeting: Mon. 2/18
Fire permits for the weekend need to be obtained during these times.
April 2008 Ad & Copy Deadline: Fri. 3/14 Council Meeting: Mon. 3/17
Loudon Elementary School May 2008 Ad & Copy Deadline: Fri. 4/18 Council Meeting: Mon. 4/21
7039 School Street • 783-4400
The School Board meets the second Monday of the month at 7:15 p.m. June 2008 Ad & Copy Deadline: Fri. 5/16 Council Meeting: Mon. 5/19
Call the Superintendent’s Ofﬁce for meeting location. July 2008 Ad & Copy Deadline: Fri. 6/13 Council Meeting: Mon. 6/16
Transfer Station August 2008 Ad & Copy Deadline: Fri. 7/18 Council Meeting: Mon. 7/21
Tues. & Thurs.: 9 a.m.–5 p.m. (Winter) September 2008 Ad & Copy Deadline: Fri. 8/15 Council Meeting: Mon. 8/18
Tues.: 9 a.m.–5 p.m. • Thurs.: 11 a.m.–7 p.m. (Summer) • Sat.: 8 a.m.–5 p.m. October 2008 Ad & Copy Deadline: Fri. 9/12 Council Meeting: Mon. 9/15
Loudon residents can purchase facility stickers at the transfer station for
$1.00. See the attendant. November 2008 Ad & Copy Deadline: Fri. 10/17 Council Meeting: Mon. 10/20
December 2008 Ad & Copy Deadline: Fri. 11/14 Council Meeting: Mon. 11/17
Road Agent: David Rice • 783-4568
Mon.–Fri.: 7 a.m.–3:30 p.m. PLAN YOUR ADVERTISING IN ADVANCE!
TO ADVERTISE, CONTACT: Samantha French/783-4601
Maxﬁeld Public Library
Librarian: Nancy Hendy • 798-5153 DISPLAY ADVERTISING RATES:
Mon.: Closed • Tues.: 10 a.m.–9 p.m. • Wed.: 1–9 p.m. Business Card 45⁄8"W x 2"H $35.00/issue
Thurs.: 10 a.m.–5 p.m. • Sat.: 9 a.m.–1 p.m. 1/8 Page 45⁄8"W x 3"H — or — 23⁄16"W x 6"H $50.00/issue
The Library Trustees meet at 5 p.m. on the ﬁrst Tuesday of the month. 1/4 Page 93⁄8"W x 3"H — or — 45⁄8"W x 6"H $65.00/issue
John O. Cate Memorial Van 1/2 Page 93⁄8"W x 6"H — or —45⁄8"W x 113⁄4"H $115.00/issue
798-5203 (Mondays only) to schedule a ride. Full Page 93⁄8"W x 113⁄4"H $230.00/issue
For more information or on other days, call Barbara Cameron: 783-4534
Purchase an advertising contract for
Blessed Hope Food Pantry of Loudon
30 Chichester Road
the entire year and SAVE 10%!
Open most Wednesdays from 2–3 p.m. or for emergencies. CLIP AND SAVE FOR FUTURE REFERENCE!
For more information, call Rev. Henry or Betty Frost: 783-4540
Merrimack County — District 6 The Loudon Ledger
Maureen Baxley is published monthly by the Loudon Communications Council,
Claire D. Clarke: 437 Daniel Webster Hwy., Boscawen, NH 03303 PO Box 7871, Loudon, NH 03307.
Priscilla P. Lockwood: 435 Northwest Rd., PO Box 1, Canterbury, NH 03224 Council Members: Kris Tripp, Dottie Mulkhey, Mary Ann Steele, Tricia Ingraham, Emily
Joy K. Tilton: 4 Hill St., Northﬁeld, NH 03276-1611 Bracey, Sherry Blanchard, Sharon Strout, and Amanda Masse.
Frank A. Tupper: PO Box 92, Canterbury, NH 03224-0092 Editorial Submissions may be mailed to PO Box 7871, Loudon, NH 03307 or sent via
Deborah H. Wheeler email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Senators — District 07 All editorial submissions are approved by the Council before publication.
Harold W. Janeway Advertising: Samantha French — 783-4601 / email@example.com
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Where to Worship in Loudon
Family Bible Church
“Where everybody is somebody, and Jesus is Lord!”
Pastor Steve Ludwick
676 Loudon Ridge Rd., PO Box 7858, Loudon, NH, 03307 • 267-7577
www.myfamilybiblechurch.org • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Coffee & Prayer Time: Sunday 8–9:10 a.m.
Sunday Worship: 9:30 a.m. A blend of hymns & contemporary songs.
Fellowship time following service is provided. Sunday School for ages 4
years–5th grade during worship service. Nursery also Available.
Sunday Evening: Youth Group — For Grades 6–11: 6–7:45 p.m.
Monday: Men’s Fellowship and Prayer 7–8:45 p.m.
Wednesday: Women’s Bible Study, fellowship, and prayer: 9:15 a.m.
Ongoing Evening Adult Bible Studies: call for details
Faith Community Bible Church — Evangelical Free Church of America
Senior Pastor Jeff Owen • Associate Pastor Joshua Owens • Minister of Youth Tom Stevens
334 North Village Road, Loudon, NH 03307 • 783-4045 • www.fcbc-loudon.org
Summer Worship Hours:
Sunday Worship Service: Sunday 8:00 a.m. and 9:45 a.m.
Winter Worship Hours:
Sunday Worship Service: Sunday 8:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. JOIN YOUR FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS
Sunday School: 9:30 a.m. • Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting: 7:00 p.m.
Sunday Night Youth Group: 6:00 p.m. FOR A FUN-FILLED DAY AT THE
Faith Community Bible Church has Women’s Ministries, Men’s Bible Studies, Mom’s Group, Young
Married Group, and a Children’s Program. Please call the church ofﬁce for more details. RECREATION FIELD IN THE VILLAGE.
Ofﬁce Hours: 9 a.m.–2 p.m. on Tues., Weds., Thurs. Email: email@example.com
III PARADE AT 10 A.M. FOLLOWED BY
Landmark Baptist Church
Fundmental, Independent, Biblical, Caring ENTERTAINMENT ALL DAY LONG,
Pastor Paul J. Clow
103 Chichester Road, Loudon, NH 03307 • 798-3818 • www.landmarkbaptistchurch.info FIREWORKS IN THE EVENING, STREET
Sunday School: 9:30 a.m. (Nursery Provided) (New Beginnings Class:
for those interested in the Christian Faith and in Landmark Baptist Church. This is a time for questions DANCE, BBQ,
and answers about what it means to be a Christian and what we believe here at Landmark!)
Sunday Morning Worship: 10:30 a.m. (Nursery and Children’s Church Provided)
Sunday Evening: 6 p.m.
GOOD FOOD, GOOD FUN!
Wednesday Evening Bible Study: 7 p.m. (Nursery Provided. We are studying
verse by verse through various books of the Bible.)
Schedule of Events on Page 4.
Saturday Street Witnessing: 9:30 a.m. •
Saturday Youth Group: 7–9 p.m. (Grades 7–12)
We never cancel services for any reason!
Loudon Center Freewill Baptist Church
Rev. Henry Frost
Clough Hill Road. Mailing address: P.O. Box 7852, Loudon, NH 03307 • 783-4540
Member of the American Baptist Churches of VT/NH (Lakes Area Association)
Sunday Worship: 10:00 a.m.
Loudon Congregational Church
Rev. David D. Randlett, III
7018 Church Street, PO Box 7034, Loudon, NH 03307 • 783-9478 • www.loudoncongregational.org
Sunday Worship: 9:30 a.m. (Staffed nursery for infants–pre-K)
Sunday School (all ages): 11:15 a.m. (Sept.–June)
Sunday Evening Celebration Supper and Worship:
Monthly at 5:30 p.m. Please call for details.
Wednesday, 7–9 p.m.: Family Night. Small groups for men, women,
teens, and kids.
New Beginnings Church of the Nazarene
Rev. W. John White, Senior Pastor
33 Staniels Rd, Loudon NH 03307 • Ph: 224-1311 • Ofﬁce Hours: 9–2, Mon., Wed., Fri., 9–4, Tue., Thu.
phyllish@LNBnazarene.org • www.LNBnazarene.org
Sundays: Sunday School & Adult Bible Studies: 9:15 a.m.
Worship: 10:30 a.m. (Childcare provided for Infants.) Jr. Kids Church (2-year-olds–Kindergarteners.)
Kidsville (Grades 1–4)
Early Evening: House Churches. (Call the church or visit our website for a location near you.)
Tuesdays: Early Youth Group (Grades 5–6). 6:30–8:00 p.m.
Brian & Jill Bollinger: 267-1744
Wednesdays: Youth Group (Grades 7–12). 6:30–8:00 p.m. [Brian Bollinger/Rick Smith]
Kids Time (Ages 3–4th Graders). 7–8 p.m. • Adult Bible Studies: 7:00 p.m.
Other: Once a month will also have events for men, women, adults, and seniors
(50+) called OASIS.
Please visit our NEW website or call the church ofﬁce for details.
SonLight Christian Fellowship
Pastor Thomas Friedrich
Currently meeting at the Loudon American Legion Hall, So. Village Rd.
Mailing address: 55 Wiggins Road, Loudon, NH 03307 • 798-3112 • firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday Worship: 10:30 a.m.
First Sunday of Every Month: Discovery Series Bible Lessons
To have your Church’s information added to this column,
please email your information to email@example.com
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Schedule of Events
Check the Old Home Day Booth for an Updated Schedule.
FRIDAY EVENING, AUGUST 8, 2008
4:00 p.m. ..........................Setup of grounds
6:30–8:30 p.m. .................Vendor setup
SATURDAY, AUGUST 9, 2008
6:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m. .......American Legion Breakfast
8:00 a.m. ..........................Baking Contest Entries Due
8:30 a.m. ..........................Baking Contest Judging
9:45 a.m. ..........................Antique Car/Truck/Bike Parade
10:00 a.m. ........................Grand Parade begins
.........................................Pony Rides begin
11:00 a.m. ........................Opening Ceremonies/National Anthem (Sung by Tracy Dow)
.........................................Invocation: Rev. Stephen Ludwick, Loudon Ridge
Family Bible Church
.........................................Citizen of the Year Recognition
.........................................Poster Contest Winner Recognition
.........................................Baking Contest Results
.........................................Horseshoe Tournament begins
11:30 a.m. ........................ARABA-LON Drummers. Traditional rhythms from West Africa
performed by NH drummers, two of whom are from Loudon!
.........................................Doodle Bug Tractor Pulls
12:00 p.m. ........................Bodyworks Karate Demonstration
12:30 p.m. ........................Bike Parade Registration begins at the Fire Station
1:00 p.m. ..........................Bike Parade begins
1:30 p.m. ..........................Judy Pancoast. High-energy music and dance performance for
kids of all ages.
2:00–4:00 p.m. ................Kiddie Tractor Pull and Back Seat Driver
2:15 p.m. ..........................ARABA-LON Drummers.
3:00 p.m. ..........................Judy Pancoast.
3:30–6:00 p.m..................Sno-Shakers Chicken BBQ Dinner
4:00–6:00 p.m. ................Karaoke with Ed Swist
7:00 p.m. ..........................Street Dance featuring Stray Dog
9:00 p.m. ..........................Fireworks Display, LOHDA 50/50 Raffle drawing after the
Barbecue and Raffle Tickets are available at the
Old Home Day booth throughout the day.
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Loudon Old Home Day Baking
Old Home Day Saturday, August 9, 2007
Parade & Show L oudon Old Home Day is Saturday, August 9 this year. If you have a
favorite family recipe you’d like to showcase, why not participate in the
baking contest? The baking contest judges have the best — and hardest —
Antique, Classic, and
job of the day and you can add a little “misery” to their lives by giving them
more goodies to taste!!!
All entries must be dropped off under the blue tarp by 8:00 a.m. Adult
entries must be accompanied by a copy of the recipe, which might be printed
Custom Cars, Trucks, and at a later date in the Loudon Ledger.
ADULT BAKING CONTEST CATEGORIES:
Cakes, Pies, Cookies, and Baked Beans. Entries must be completely
Motorcycles homemade. This means no mixes, premade crusts or canned anything.
CHILDREN’S BAKING CONTEST CATEGORY:
Themed Cakes. This the Old Home Day theme is “Cool Places Around
the World.” This means your cake can be about your favorite holiday — there
are plenty to choose from!!! Children can use cake mixes, canned frosting,
and candy. These cakes are judged on presentation/looks alone.
Adults and Children please note: Please use disposable pans, plates or
trays or anything you do not want back. The Old Home Day Committee is not
responsible for lost plates, trays or pans that are left.
Keep in mind that Old Home Day is frequently very hot — remember this
when you are choosing a recipe or ingredients. Make sure you choose some-
thing that will hold up in the heat.
ALL ENTRIES MUST BE DROPPED OFF BY 8:00 AM. JUDGING
WILL START AT 8:30 SHARP!!! Any questions, please call Samantha
French at 783-4601. I
Begins at 9:45 a.m.
Dash Plaques and
Line-up is 9:15 a.m. at Old Home Day
Capitol Fire Protection
North Village Road
Sponsored by the PTA
Grand Parade 12:30 p.m. — Registration begins at
the Fire Station
begins at 10 a.m. 1:00 p.m. — Judging
1:15 p.m. — Parade (runs from the
For more information, Fire Station to the Gazebo)
contact Evelyn Smith 1:30 p.m. — Winners announced at
or Sandy Tirrell the Gazebo. Winners will receive
trophies and ribbons.
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Concord Regional Pittsfield Area Senior
Visiting Nurse Center Happenings
Association Crafts — Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m.
PO Box 1797, Concord, NH 03302-1797, 224-4093 1st and 3rd Tuesday — Carolyn will be leading us to create a crazy quilt pillow.
Bring any small fabric pieces you have available, scissors, thread, and, if possible, a
portable sewing machine.
Senior Health Clinics 2nd and 4th Tuesday — Carol is teaching embroidery on plastic canvas. Come
Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association is offering a Senior Health Clinics and make a tissue box cover. They can be adorable or traditionally classic in style.
on August 26 at the VOA-NNE Senior Housing on South Village Road from 9 a.m.
until noon. Note the change in location. The Loudon Senior Health Clinics are no Smoking Cessation — Tuesday, August 8
longer held at the Community Building. All Senior Health Clinic services are $10. Our smoking cessation participants are enjoying a mobile support group. They
Blood pressure checks are free. To make an appointment or for more information are swimming during Senior Swim time, shopping, lunching, and just enjoying
call Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association’s Senior Health Program at 224- companionship and support from a new circle of friends. They would love to have
4093 or 800-924-8620, extension 4830. If you need a ride, please call 798-5203. you join them. It still isn’t too late! Here are some of the supports people are using:
Daily Recorded Quit Tips: 1-800-9-Get-A-Tip (943-8284) and www.become
AUGUST Walk-In Immunization Clinics anex.org. Call 435-8482 for information and speak with Elaine.
An affordable walk-in Immunization Clinics for all ages will be offered by
CRVNA on Monday, August 4, 2008, 1:00–3:00 p.m. and Tuesday, August 19, Easy Bridge Lessons — Monday 10 a.m. with practice
2008, 2:30–4:30 p.m. Clinics are held at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Outreach Cen- on Friday at 10:00
ter, 21 Centre Street, Concord. A fee of $5.00 is requested per child (under 18). Dan McQuire’s easy bridge lessons are great. We have new people starting all
Adult vaccination costs vary by the cost of the individual vaccines. Children must the time. If you like to play cards why not join the group to brush up on your bridge
be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Please bring an immunization record with skills and learn Bridge as a new game. It is a good opportunity to put a new wrinkle
you. For more information call CRVNA Community Health Services at 224-4093 in your brain to keep it in good working order!
or 800-924-8620, extension 4830.
Chair Dancing and Exercise — Wednesday’s and
Walk-In Blood Pressure Clinics Friday’s 10 and 10:30 a.m.
A FREE monthly walk-in Blood Pressure Clinic will be held on Wednesday, One of our volunteers has a fabulous program going with great participation.
Aug. 6, 10 a.m.–Noon at Hannaford’s Pharmacy, Ft. Eddy Rd., Concord and on You will use EVERY part of your body exercising to music. People are having lots
Wednesday, Aug. 13, 10:30–11:30 a.m. at the White Rock Senior Living Communi- of fun, come and join them.
ty, Wellness Office 6 Bow Center Rd., Bow.
Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association offers blood pressure screenings Book Club
in the areas that it serves. Blood pressure screenings are a good way for individuals As a rule the Book Club meets on the 3rd Monday of the month right after lunch
to track their blood pressure for upcoming visits to their physician. Blood pressure at 12:30. However, this month they are on vacation.
screenings are free of charge. For more information call Concord Regional Visiting Y0ga — Thursday’s thru August at 11:00 A.M.
Nurse Association at 224-4093 or 800-924-8620.
Concord Hospital is sponsoring a second Yoga session. Seated YOGA is a won-
Hospice Volunteer Training Applications Due Aug. 22 derful exercise that helps develop and maintain flexibility, mobility and balance. A
Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association is seeking volunteers to offer core group of 15 people will be glad to tell you how YOGA has improved their
companionship and support to terminally ill patients and their families. Hospice lives. Try it, what have you got to lose? How about what you may gain!
volunteers have the opportunity to provide care at the Hospice House, nursing care Smart Steps UPDATE
facilities, and in patient homes by visiting, listening, reading to patients, giving
caregivers a respite break, running errands, providing transportation, bereavement 59 seniors from our surrounding towns walked 16,337,338 steps altogether with
services, and/or helping with office work. 44 actually finishing the program. We enjoyed a big celebration last month with
The next 10-week Hospice Volunteer Training Session starts on Tuesday prizes, raffles, awards and great food. Some of our folks are continuing on to walk
evening, September 9, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Concord Regional VNA Hospice the number of steps it would take to walk to California after that maybe we will
House. walk around the world! Any takers? We will be doing this again next spring. We’ll
Application deadline for the morning or evening sessions is Friday, August 22, keep you posted.
with a minimum of seven applicants required to proceed with the training program. Mystery Dining — 2nd Tuesday of the month
For more information, please contact Laurie Brooks, Volunteer Coordinator, at 224- This is a great opportunity to try a restaurant you have never tried before. Maybe
4093 x 2826 firstname.lastname@example.org. you will discover a new favorite restaurant. Cost for transportation is between $2
CRNVNA Receives $1 Million Gift and $5 depending on the destination! Reservations go quickly so plan to call the
Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association has received a $1 million gift from center and reserve your seat in the morning of the second Thursday (the day after
Eugene (Gene) A. and Anne L. Slusser of Hopkinton, according to Mary B. the current month’s dinner trip) of the month to reserve your seat for the next
DeVeau, President/CEO. The gift will enable Concord Regional VNA to buy equip- months trip.
ment and furnishings for its planned leased building on Pillsbury Street in Concord, Trips
to develop a scholarship program, and to eventually purchase the new building. On July 30, 49 people boarded a coach for the Cabbage Island Clambake & Boat
“We are truly gratified for this very generous gift from Gene and Anne Slusser,” Trip. Everyone had a wonderful day full of fun, nice boat trip, amazing food, good
said DeVeau, “This gift will enable Concord Regional VNA to serve our communi- company, and fabulous scenery. Where shall we go next? We are collecting sugges-
ty even better.” Currently the agency leases space on the Concord Hospital campus. tions. Call 435-8483 and speak with Lynne.
The furnishings and equipment purchase will include Information Technology
hardware for the building to be constructed on Pillsbury Street, such as desktop Trip Schedule
computers, LCD projectors, and wide-screen televisions for the staff Training Aug. 27th: Hampton Beach. Free. Bus and Lunch Bag — $7.00
Room. Sept. 17th: Christmas Tree Shop. Bus and Lunch Bag — $7.00
A restricted fund will enable the creation of an annual Gene and Anne Slusser Oct. 22nd: Kimball Farm. Bus and Lunch Bag — $5.00
Scholarship Fund for the benefit of Hopkinton High School students and Concord November: To Be Announced
Regional VNA staff. In addition, a restricted fund will assist Concord Regional Dec. 3rd: Christmas Tree Shop. Bus and Lunch Bag — $7.00
VNA in ultimately purchasing the new building on Pillsbury Street. I The cost for the bus is the total amount less $2.00 for the bag lunch.
NO MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED. ALL ARE WELCOME. I
The Deadline for the September 2008
“Loudon Ledger” is Friday, August 15.
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To Your Health
By Tricia Ingraham, MPH
August is National Immunization Awareness Month
T his observance provides the oppor-
tunity to remind the community of
the importance of immunization. Make
Vaccines are responsible for the con-
trol of many infectious diseases that
were once common in this country. Vac-
tions and premature deaths. Sick chil-
dren can also cause parents to lose time
cines also protects those who cannot be
immunized for medical reasons.
sure that your family and friends are cines have reduced and, in some cases, Maintaining high immunization Do you have a health topic that you
up-to-date on their immunizations. eliminated many diseases that once rou- rates protects the entire community by would like to see featured? Please send
In August, parents are enrolling chil- tinely killed or harmed tens of thou- interrupting the transmission of dis- ideas to:
dren in school, older students are enter- sands of infants, children and adults. ease-causing bacteria or viruses. This The Loudon Communications
ing college and adults and the health The viruses and bacteria that cause reduces the risk that unimmunized peo- Council
care community are preparing for the vaccine-preventable diseases and death ple will be exposed to disease-causing POB 7871
upcoming flu season. This makes still exist and can infect people who are agents. This type of protection is known Loudon, NH 03307
August a particularly good time to not protected by vaccines. Vaccine-pre- as community or herd immunity, and or email: Tricia Ingraham:
focus community attention on the value ventable diseases have a costly impact, embodies the concept that protecting email@example.com. I
of immunization. resulting in doctors’ visits, hospitaliza- the majority with safe, effective vac-
Concord Hospital Payson Center for
Loudon American Cancer Care Offers Workshop on
Legion, Post 88 Cancer-Related Fatigue
W ell, I messed up this past month. I had the Memorial Day
article all ready — a week late! So I have to back up. The C oncord Hospital Payson Center for Cancer Care is offering a free program,
“Managing Cancer-Related Fatigue” in collaboration with the American Can-
Memorial Day parade went very well, with a lot of organizations participating. We cer Society on Thursday, August 7 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The presenters include
thank all of you. We have to thank the town for letting us do this event: thank you. Lisa Gold, MA, MS, LCMHC, Megan Ryder, RD, LD and Barbara Tynan, PT.
we give a special thanks to the Police Department, Chief Fiske, and his officers. This workshop is for persons with cancer-related fatigue and their loved ones.
They did a great job. Bob and Polly Haines honored us by being in our parade. They Fatigue is the feeling of being tired mentally, physically and emotionally and is
are the town’s only Gold Star family. I think the MVHS band did a terrific job. Post often associated with treatment for cancer. This fatigue is different from the fatigue
88 and VFW Post 4405 say “thank you” and we hope to do it again next year. of everyday life, which is usually temporary and relieved by rest. The workshop
The month of August we have Old Home Day on the 9th. Breakfast will be offers many steps people with cancer and their loved ones can take to manage this
served from 6 a.m. to 10 or 10:30 a.m. This year, there will be no Bingo; sorry. To problem.
the Citizen of the Year: congratulations to you! We hope to see lots of people, start- “This is a great opportunity for people with similar problems to share ideas and
ing with breakfast and staying right until the end of the fireworks. Have fun! give each other support about this troubling problem,” Gold said.
Light refreshments are available. Registration is required. To register or for more
Post News and Events information, please call (603) 230-6031. Upon arrival, park in Lot A and enter the
Member cards are in the mail. Please be an early bird and pay early. The Auxil- hospital through the main entrance. The program is being held in the Payson Center
iary is serving ice cream again this year during the Wednesday evening Summer for Cancer Care Conference Room on the first floor.
Fun Events at 7 by the gazebo. Please attend as the Recreation Committee has some As one of Concord Hospital’s cornerstone Centers of Excellence, the Payson
great programs planned for the summer. Center for Cancer Care, approved by the American College of Surgeon’s Commis-
Have a safe and great summer! I sion on Cancer as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Center, provides personal-
The Legion Family ized treatment and support for cancer patients and their families, including
radiation oncology, medical oncology and surgery. Board-certified physicians and
Scenes from this year’s Memorial Day Parade nationally certified oncology nurses are dedicated to providing quality health care
in a warm and caring environment. The Payson Center offers the latest in advanced
technology such as Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) and the 3D
Ultrasound Targeting System, and conducts multiple clinical trials through New
Hampshire Oncology-Hematology, PA, (NHOH) for eligible patients. The full-ser-
vice Center features the HOPE Resource Center that offers programs and services
to assist patients with all aspects of their cancer care including financial, emotion-
al, spiritual and dietary needs. I
Courteous and Professional Dog Grooming
Jennifer Batchelder — Owner/Groomer
Jaime Calangelo — Groomer
39C South Village Road, Loudon, NH 03307
WE NOW ACCEPT VISA, MASTERCARD, AND DEBIT CARDS
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Loudon Recreation Committee News for August
Theater Camp hour each in the morning. All Loudon
children ages 5 and up are eligible for
D uring the first week of July,
Loudon Elementary School was
alive again with the sounds of children.
lessons. The cost $25 per session per
child and the family rate is $75 maxi-
That is forty children who were practic- mum. Please go to the website
ing and practicing for their big theatri- www.loudonnh.org print the registra-
cal debut. For years the Recreation tion form and follow the instructions to
Committee has wanted to provide the register. If you have any questions,
youth of Loudon a theatre camp oppor- please call Alicia @ 435-5193 or email
tunity, this year it became a reality. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Children’s Stage Adventures, Inc. of Three More Community
Sullivan, NH were contracted and pro- Fun Nights in August
vided an absolutely incredible theatre
experience for camp attendees. They Don’t forget to come on down to the
provided daily theatre workshops on Loudon Recreation Field & Arthur
improvisation, mime, theatre games, McNeil Memorial Gazebo for Commu-
creative dramatics, and stage skills. nity Fun Nights!!!! People of all ages
They held auditions with the children, are encouraged to bring a blanket or
cast the parts and practiced all week for lawn chair and join your friends and
the performance. neighbors for fun. In August we will
On Friday, July 11 over 150 parents, have the very popular Wildlife Adven-
grandparents, family, friends and com- tures for August 6th and The Army
munity members came out for the per- Band on August 13th (the Army Band
formance of The Emperor’s New WILL PLAY at the Legion in the event exciting programs and activities know if you are interested in helping
Clothes. The cast members pulled out of rain). We will round out our fun with to Loudon residents. The Recreation out, we hope to see you there!!! If you
all the stops and there were dancing incredibly talented local teens on Committee meets once a month usually aren’t able to attend the events, but
sheep, ranch hands, a mayor, a sheriff August 20th all dates you don’t want to on the fourth Wednesday of the month would like to get placed on our email
and deputy, townsfolk, school children, miss. All events start at 7:00 p.m. and but in August you can see us down at contact list for volunteering at specific
advisors, an emperor, swindlers, and a there will be free crafts for kids on the the Recreation fields for the Communi- events, please email Alicia Grimaldi at
doctor. Congratulations to all the cast 13th and 20th during the band playing ty Fun Nights at 7:00. Please let us email@example.com. I
members on an amazing performance!! times. Remember that the rain location
We hope you enjoyed your week as is The American Legion.
much as we enjoyed watching the show. Tennis Lessons WOMEN’S INTERMEDIATE FLY FISHING WORKSHOP:
This camp could not have been pos-
sible without Christine Campbell and
WE STILL HAVE ROOM IN TEN-
NIS LESSONS!! Instructor Dave
SIGN UP NOW FOR SEPTEMBER
Katelyn Campbell. They put together
the before and after camp care, all the
Mathes will be instructing one hour “BEYOND BECOMING AN
tennis lessons for kids in grades 3–5
crafts, snacks and activities and super-
vised the daily camp. The performance
and 6–8. The lessons will be held at the OUTDOORS-WOMAN” PROGRAM
Homer Labonte Memorial Tennis
wouldn’t have been possible without
the musical talents of Rev. Henry Frost
who was the accompanist for the prac-
Courts at the Loudon Recreation Field
on August 5, 8, 12, 14, 19 and 21 (rain
B ack by popular demand! The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s
“Let’s Go Fishing” and Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) programs are
once again teaming up with the NH Wildlife Federation to host the second annual
dates will be determined). Grades 6–8
tices and the show. More thanks go to intermediate fly-fishing weekend this fall. Any woman who has tackled the basics
lesson is from 8:30–9:30 a.m. and
all the Recreation Committee members, of fly-fishing and is looking to improve her skills and get in some practice should
grades 3–5 lesson is from 9:30–10:30
Rachael Carlson and to the parents who register. The weekend will be September 26–28, 2008, at Purity Spring Resort in
a.m. The cost is $60 per child.
helped out the night of the event apply- Madison, NH.
A sign up sheet will be on the web-
ing makeup, taking down chairs, help- This event is for women with some fly-fishing experience. The goal of this
site www.loudonnh.org soon. Please
ing pack up the set and cleaning up. course is to help attendees move towards independence as fly-anglers. Some of the
print the form and follow the instruc-
Thank you everyone, GREAT JOB!! topics that will be covered through out the weekend are: the finer points of casting
tions to register. If you have questions
What a great opportunity for the — accuracy, timing, shooting the line; reading the water; picking a proper fly and
or would like to volunteer to help,
children of Loudon. For those who par- knowing how to cast it; and what to do when you catch a fish — playing and releas-
please call Kim @ 435-6266 or email
ticipated, please fill out your survey ing. Participants will have the opportunity to fish both still and moving water.
forms as future programs will depend The weekend costs $275, which includes meals, lodging, materials and instruc-
on feedback we receive on those sur- tion. Participants must be at least 18 years old. A registration form and course
If you have any ideas for events or
veys!! descriptions are now available at www.nhbow.com; or call (603) 271-3212 to
activities you would like to see you can
request an application by mail. Class space is limited, and registration is on a first-
Summer Swim Program print and return the events and activities
come, first-served basis, so be sure to sign up early.
There is still room in the August survey which is available on the website
Over the past ten years, the Fish and Game Department’s “Let’s Go Fishing” pro-
4–15 swim lesson session. Red Cross www.loudonnh.org
gram has taught thousands of children and adults to be safe, ethical and successful
Swim Instruction Levels 1–6 at Clough The Loudon Recreation Committee
anglers. The program is federally-funded through the Sport Fish Restoration Pro-
Pond taught by Water Safety Instructors is always looking for help. We are
through Swim NH, LLC. Classes will a small group of volunteers who need
Becoming an Outdoors-Woman programs are a joint effort between the NH
be held M–F rain or shine for a half help as we continue to provide fun and
Wildlife Federation and the NH Fish and Game Department.
The NH Wildlife Federation is a nonprofit group dedicated to ensuring wise use
BEST SEPTIC SERVICE
and proper protection for the natural resources of New Hampshire and the US. Visit
The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is the guardian of the state’s
fish, wildlife and marine resources and their habitats. Visit www.fishnh.com. I
Septic Pumpin’ The Deadline for the
and outhouse rentals
September 2008 “Loudon Ledger”
fo’ rite ’ere
is Friday, August 15.
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Girl Scouting in Loudon: Are You Curious?
D o you remember hearing about all the fun and exciting things the Girl Scouts
did during the past year??? Is your daughter curious about joining??? Are you
interested in helping out — even just a little??? We are forming troops during the
in Loudon. You can also visit the website www.loudonnh.org and print the interest
forms. Watch for our AMAZING float in the Loudon Old Home Day parade!!!!
Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, conﬁdence, and character, who make the
summer and are also looking for assistant leaders, and other volunteers. Stop by the world a better place. I
booth at Loudon Old Home Day and grab an information sheet about Girl Scouting
Are you curious about Girl Scouts??
Girl Scouts is the world’s preeminent organization dedicated solely to girls — all girls — where, in an accepting and
nurturing environment, girls build character and skills for success in the real world. In partnership with committed adults,
girls develop qualities that will serve them all their lives — like strong values, a social conscience, and conviction about
their own potential and self-worth. In Girl Scouts, girls discover the fun, friendship and power of girls together. Through
a variety of innovative programs and outreach opportunities, we are committed to bring Girl Scouting to every girl, every-
where. Girl Scouting helps girls grow courageous and strong, develop their full potential, relate to others with under-
standing and respect, develop values to guide their actions, and contribute to the improvement of society through their
abilities, leadership skills and cooperation with others. In January 2009 Girl Scouts of New Hampshire will join councils
with Girl Scouts of Vermont forming The Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains. They will serve girls in New
Hampshire and Vermont. Membership is open to girls ages 5 through 17 who subscribe to its ideals as stated in the Girl
Scout Promise and Law. It is part of a worldwide family of 10 million girls and adults in 140 countries through its mem-
bership in the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts.
The Loudon Girl Scout Service Unit is a very active group serving girls from kindergarten through middle & high
school. We have a daisy troop for kindergarten girls, four brownie troops who serve girls in grades 1–3, three Junior
troops who serve girls in grades 4 & 5 and a Cadette and older girl groups who serves girls from 6th grade on up. We are
always looking for adult volunteers.
Girl Scouting builds girls of confidence, courage and character,
who make the world a better place.
We have a limited amount of openings in troops at this time. If your daughter is interested in joining the Girl Scouts
of Loudon, please fill out the form below and mail it to: Amanda Masse, Registrar for Loudon Girl Scouts, 82 Lesmeris-
es Road, Loudon NH 03307. If you have any questions, please call 783-0227 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and Thank
Loudon Girl Scouts Interest Indicator Form
(please use only if your daughter is not already registered in a troop)
Girl’s name: ________________________________________________________________________ Age: ________________
Mailing Address: _________________________________________________________________________________________
Grade: _____ (if kindergarten please note a.m. or p.m.) Teacher: __________________________________________________
Phone #: ________________________________________________________________ Best time to call: ________________
Email address: ___________________________________________________________________________________________
I prefer (please circle): after school meetings evening meetings either
Days that DO NOT work for meetings are: _____________________________________________________________________
WE ARE IN NEED OF ASSISTANT VOLUNTEERS FOR TWO BROWNIE TROOPS!! We have women who have stepped
up to lead, — the troops just need assistant leaders. Please consider this so that we may offer programs to more girls!
I wish to volunteer or would like more information about:
J Leader J Assistant or Co-Leader J Troop Committee Member J other _______________________________
Please print Parent/Guardian name: ___________________________________________________________________________
We will do our best to place as many girls as possible, but Girl Scouting can only
happen with adult involvement and volunteers! Thank you!
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Loudon Youth Athletic Assoc.
By Melody Broider
child can’t make try-outs. Players will Since we are working to beat the
LYAA Baseball Fall 08 Soccer Sign-Ups
You can sign up your child at Old need cleats, shin guards, and water. winter weather, Rick will finalize the
Raffle Winners Home Day, LES Kindergarten Open Old Home Day
bid format and we will need to solicit
bids for: Timber cutting and stump
House, or you can sign-up online at
Raffle Ticket Selling The snack shack will be open from 8 removal, loam screening, and grading
www.lyaanh.org until August 20th.
Superstars! a.m.–8 p.m. Please stop by and support (fields and parking lot according to
Sponsors the Loudon Youth Athletic Programs. state drainage plan), possible removal
We are looking for interested spon- We need volunteers to assist if you have of aggregate materials, well installation
$100 Toys R Us — Emily Knouse
sors for this year’s season. Please con- 1–2 hours to spare. Contact Collette at (50 GPM), grass seeding, and two irri-
tact Melody at Melody@4iStudios.com 783-9225. gation systems. If you know of anyone
$50 Fisher Cats — Jace Pillsbury
or 267-8383, if you’d like to sponsor a who may have interest in contributing
2nd prize Robinson Field Project to this project in any capacity (contrac-
$50 Fisher Cats — Andrew Roy team or banner.
The LYAA has been working dili- tors, volunteers, charitable contribu-
3rd prize gently with the Merrimack Valley
$25 Everett’s Gift Card — Elisa Lom-
Soccer Try-Outs tions, equipment donations, etc.),
Try outs will be held August 19th School District and the Town of Loudon please contact Rick at 267-8383.
men to build two soccer fields (1 youth size,
from 6:00–7:30 p.m. for the 3rd/4th Please feel free to contact Soccer
Team winner graders and August 21 from 6:00–7:30 1 full size) and supplemental parking Commissioner Scott Hagerty with any
p.m. for the 5th/6th graders at the Rec. (55 spaces) on the Robinson property questions at 783-4735. I
Fillmore Coach Pitch Team
Field. Please let Scott know if your owned by MVSD located behind
Raffle Ticket Winners Loudon Elementary.
Jean Delano of Webster and Sarah
Gardner of Loudon
Soccer O8 News
Merrimack Valley School District News
Mandatory Coach and
The annual Coach and Directors
Meeting will be August 28 beginning at
7 p.m. in Henniker. This is for coaches
for 3rd–12th grade. Watch for a notice
May Students of
of meeting location. At this meeting the Month
MVSL will discuss the finer points of
some of the trickier rules of soccer for
each grade level. MVSL will provide T he following students were nomi-
nated for MVHS student of the
month for May:
copies of the MVSL COACH’S HAND-
BOOK as well as the schedule for each Penacook:
level. MVSL hopes to begin with over-
all rules that apply to all followed by Kyle Dahood
short sessions for each grade level. This Amos Powelson
will allow people to leave as their sec- D’Mahl McFadden
tions are covered rather than keep Tyler Craigue, Boy of the Month
everybody there for the full meeting. If Chelsea Wood
you can’t make it please contact Scott Kaycey Stone
Hagerty. Amanda Hodge
Free Coach’s Clinic Loudon:
A FREE COACH’S CLINIC will be
offered by the MLS Coaches on
Wednesday, July 30 from 6:30 p.m. to Nicole J. Morin Jaimee Leigh Fiske
7:30 p.m. at the Rec. Fields. Please let
us know if you’re able to attend so we
can have an adequate amount of
Rachel Carlson, Girl of the Month
N icole J. Morin graduated with the
Merrimack Valley High School
Class of 2008 on June 21, 2008. Nicole
O n June 7, Jaimee Leigh Fiske,
daughter of Corporal Jason S.
Fiske of the Loudon Police Department,
instructors on hand. Seth Magee is the daughter of Janice Morin and graduated from Littleton High School.
MLS Camp Sam Magee Robert Morin. She will attend the A party was given by her mother and
Still time to sign-up!! The MLS Soc- Kayleigh Smith Empire School of Cosmetology, begin- stepfather, Sue and Mike Bailey.
Danielle Marchand ning on July 21, 2008. Jaimee’s grandparents are Carolyn
cer Camp Returns to Loudon! MLS
Brooke Boulton Congratulations, Nicole! We are Fiske and Robert Fiske, both of
Camp is scheduled from July 28–
Jillian Kerchen very proud of you! I Loudon. Great-grandparents are Mr.
August 1. The program offers camps
Kendra Carlson and Mrs. Loys E. Ashland, also of
from 9 a.m.–Noon or 5–8 p.m. for U8
and above, along with a 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Loudon. Jaimee will be pursuing a
Andover: career in cosmetology. I
program for U10 and above. The Kevin Roarke
campers receive a ball, t-shirt, and free
companion ticket to an MLS game. The Webster:
cost of the camp is $130 for half day,
$175 for full day program. You can sign
MARK YOUR CALENDAR!
up on-line at either www.MLSCamps.
com or www.lyaanh.org or contact Salisbury: THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL IS
Becky at 798-3361 for more informa- Sam Laliberty
tion. I TUESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2008
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What’s Cookin’! By Jennifer Pfeifer
This month: Sweet Peaches!
I can’t resist a fresh peach right off the tree, warm from the sun, and dripping with
juicy sweetness. This season in our neck of the woods is short, so enjoy while you
can and be sure to freeze some for use in the months to come.
teaspoon ground cumin
tablespoon fresh orange juice
Freezing Peaches: Slice peaches to desired thickness and place on foil lined 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
cookie sheet in one layer. Place in freezer until frozen solid. Vacuum seal or put into Halve and pit peach and cut into 1/8-inch dice (about 1-1/4 cups).
Ziploc with all air removed. They can now be used in all your favorite recipes or use In a bowl combine peach, raisins, chili, gingerroot, shallot, and cumin. Chill
them as ice cubes in your favorite summertime beverages. chutney, covered, at least one hour and up to 2 hours.
Keep it Simple: Grill your peaches and other fruits with a pit. Cut in half, About 1 hour before serving, stir in remaining ingredients and salt and pepper to
remove pit, and brush with extra virgin olive oil (you can also add balsamic vinegar taste. Serve chutney at room temperature.
to add some extra zip). Place fresh side down on medium grill until caramelized.
Drizzle with honey or maple syrup and dollop with ice cream or whipped cream. FRESH-PEACH DROP COOKIES — Recipe courtesy Martha
2 cups all-purpose flour, plus 2 tablespoons
3/4 teaspoon salt
RASPBERRY PEACH SMOOTHIE — Recipe courtesy Sara 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
Moulton 1 stick (8 tablespoons) unsalted butter, room temperature
1/2 cup apple juice 1 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup low fat vanilla yogurt 1 large egg
1 cup fresh peaches, sliced, partially frozen 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/2 cup raspberries, partially frozen 2 large ripe peaches, peeled, pitted, and cut into 1/4-inch dice (about 1-3/4
1-1/2 cups ice chips cups)
Pour ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth. 1/3 cup peach jam or preserves
2 tablespoons fine sanding sugar
WHITE SANGRIA — Recipe courtesy Rachel Ray 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
This sangria takes 5 to 10 minutes to assemble in a large pitcher. Take the time to Preheat oven to 375. Whisk together flour, salt, and baking soda. Beat butter and
prepare it in the morning so the sangria has several hours to develop its fruity flavor. granulated sugar with a mixer on medium-high speed until pale and fluffy, about 4
Pull it out when dinner is done is ready to serve that evening. minutes. Reduce speed to low. Beat in egg and vanilla. Add flour mixture, and beat
3 tablespoons sugar until just combined. Add peaches and jam, and beat until just combined.
3 shots Calvados or other apple liquor Using a 1-1/2-inch ice cream scoop or a tablespoon, drop dough onto baking
1 lime, sliced sheets lined with parchment, spacing about 2 inches apart. (If not baking all of the
1 lemon, sliced cookies at once, refrigerate dough between batches; dough can be refrigerated in an
2 ripe peaches, cut into wedges airtight container for up to 2 days.) Combine sanding sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle
3 ripe green apples seeded and cut into wedges each cookie with 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon-sugar mixture.
1 bottle white Rioja Spanish wine or other dry white wine Bake cookies, rotating sheets halfway through, until golden brown and just set,
1 pint raspberries 11 to 13 minutes. Let cool on sheets for 5 minutes, and then transfer cookies to wire
Sparkling soda water, for topping off glasses of sangria at table racks to cool completely.
Combine sugar, Calvados, lime, lemon, peaches, and apples in a large pitcher.
Cover with 1 bottle of Rioja wine and chill sangria several hours. To serve, spoon PEACH COBBLER — Recipe courtesy Paula Deen
fruits into glasses or goblets, adding a few fresh raspberries in each glass, pour wine 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
over top of the fruit. Top glasses of sangria off with a splash of soda water and 3/4 cup sugar
serve. 3/4 cup self-rising flour
1 cup milk
PARKER COUNTY PEACH BBQ SAUCE — Recipe courtesy 1 28-ounce can sliced peaches in heavy syrup, un-drained (use fresh peaches if
Jon Bonnell available; see note*)
1 sweet onion, diced Cinnamon, for sprinkling, optional
3 ounces butter Vanilla ice cream or fresh whipped cream, for serving
4 local fresh peaches, peeled and diced *If they are available, by all means use fresh peaches. In a saucepan, mix 2 cups
3 ancho chiles, stems and seeds removed fresh peach slices with one cup sugar and one cup water. Bring the mixture to a boil
12 ounces ketchup and then simmer for about 10 minutes. Stir often, making sure the sugar is com-
1/2 bunch chopped cilantro leaves pletely dissolved. Substitute this for the canned peaches.
3 ounces brown sugar Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Put butter in a 13 by 9 by 2-inch baking dish and
3 ounces bourbon place in the oven to melt. Stir sugar and flour together and mix well. Slowly add
1 lime, juiced milk and continue stirring to prevent the batter from lumping.
1 pint chicken stock Being careful not to burn yourself, remove hot baking dish containing melted
Salt and pepper butter from oven; pour batter directly over butter in baking dish. Do not stir.
Sauté the onions in butter until soft. Add in the remaining ingredients and bring Spoon fruit on top of batter, then gently pour syrup on top. Do not stir. Sprinkle
to a simmer. cinnamon on top of batter, if using. (The most important part of this dish is not stir-
Allow to simmer for approximately 15 minutes. ring the mixture at this point in the recipe.)
Puree with a hand-held blender until smooth, then check for seasonings. Cool to Bake for 30 to 45 minutes or until golden brown. Your batter will rise above your
room temperature and refrigerate. fruit, producing the most wonderful of crusts. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream or
fresh whipped cream.
FRESH PEACH CHUTNEY — Recipe courtesy Gourmet
Magazine Next Month: 2008 Loudon Old Home Day winners. As always, if you have any
1 firm-ripe peach recipes or suggestions send them to me by email at
1/4 cup golden raisins, chopped fine email@example.com, call at 783-8986, or send them by mail to
1 fresh serrano or jalapeno chili, seeded and chopped fine 168 North Village Road, Loudon, NH 03307. I
1 tablespoon finely chopped, peeled fresh gingerroot
1-1/2 teaspoons finely chopped shallot
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loudon History & Mystery
By Tina Rattee
T he mystery section has always been
one of my favorites in The Ledger.
Thank you to Amanda Masse for all her
years of helping to share our town’s his-
tory with us. I am Tina Rattee and I will
be taking over the mystery section for
Amanda. Hopefully, I can do as good
job as she has done.
This month’s picture is out beside
the Loudon Village Grade School
(courtesy of the Loudon Historical
Society). The big mystery is… Who are
all of these people and when was it
taken??? I would also love to hear any
interesting stories about the grade
school back then. As always, I am also
looking for more mysteries. Do you
have any I could use? Please share your
pictures or info with me, Tina, at 783-
0483 or firstname.lastname@example.org. I
Loudon Historical Society Another Bird’s Eye View of Loudon
June 4, 2008 Meeting Minutes
Attendees: Shirley Chamberlin, Kristen Bratko is also assigned a candi-
Elena Robbins, Kristen Bratko, Bob date for an oral history. She has been
Ordway, John Plummer, Michele York, loaned a recorder. Michele York com-
and Cynthia Babonis. pleted the oral history of Bob Haines.
Minutes from the May 2008 meeting All of the completed oral histories are
were reviewed and approved. on CD and at the museum.
There was a report from the Ceme- Michele presented ideas for LHS
tery Committee. sponsored community events. Sugges-
John Plummer reported that the stu- tions included an “I remember when”
dents did a complete job, the weather night, pot luck supper for gathering
was nice and they were done by 1 p.m. ideas from the public, periodic news-
Twenty-three students participated and letter, and small scholarships.
John commented that they were very The group discussed Old Home Day.
respectful and followed proper eti- We will attempt to schedule a presenta-
quette. All of the Mount Hope and tion for that event. Michele has a poten-
Moore Cemeteries were covered. Cyn- tial speaker in mind and she will
thia was asked to invite Carisa Corrow contact him.
to the Director’s meeting to review the There was also discussion about
documentation that was obtained. potential fundraising. The idea of a cal-
Bob reported that he has found docu- endar sale was raised and Cynthia
mentation that the Cemetery across agreed to contact Amanda Masse to
from Arthur Colby’s place was once inquire as to the use of some pictures
known as the “Loudon Mills” Ceme- from the Mystery Photo article for the Do you recognize your house here?! Email email@example.com if you know where
this photo was taken!
tery. There was discussion regarding the calendar.
name and the need for a sign. Next general meeting scheduled July
QUALITY & SERVICE
There was a report from the Oral 2 at 7 p.m.
Histories Committee. Meeting adjourned.
Faye Atkinson submitted her Since 1978
mother’s oral history. She is currently Respectfully Submitted,
working on another history as well. Cynthia Babonis, Secretary, LHS
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Maxﬁeld Public Library News
By Cheryl Ingerson
SUMMER READING PROGRAM NEWS
O n July 12th, Steve Blunt entertained the children with songs and stories, in his
performance “Sing-a-long in the Billabong. The children danced and sang as
they learned about animals native to Australia. They also learned about aboriginal
instruments, like the didgeridoo and the clap sticks. Steve told stories with an Aus-
tralian twist like the Three Little Wallabies; which sounded a lot like the Three Lit-
If you missed the performance, or would like to hear it again, you can check out
Steve Blunt and Joseph Carringer’s CD, Kangaroos and Didgeridoos: Kid-Friendly
Australian Songs & Stories, from the library.
The Summer Reading Program booklets are due back at the library by August
16th. You still have a couple weeks to add more books and finish those activities!
The Prize Party will be held on Thursday, August 21. Children with last names
beginning with M–Z are asked to come to the library between 5–6 p.m. to pick out
their prizes. Children with last names beginning with A–L are asked to come in
between 6–7 p.m.
Steve Blunt and friends “Sing-along in the Billabong.” DROP-IN CRAFTS
The children have enjoyed making crocodile puppets, Aboriginal dot paintings,
kangaroos, and koalas-up-a-eucalyptus tree. Feel free to drop in Thursdays from
10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m., for a parent-supervised craft time. The last Drop-In Craft
Day will be August 21.
MOVIES AT THE LIBRARY
Wednesday, August 13, will be the last movie showing for the summer. Join us
for popcorn and a show at 3:00 p.m. on the 6 and 13 for an Australian-themed
The movies shown during the Summer Reading Program will be available for
patron use in September.
Several children have seen Cooee the Kangaroo, visiting places in Loudon. She
and Joey have been seen enjoying pizza at Brookside Pizza, sharing Moose Tracks
at Dudley’s Ice Cream, opening up a savings account at TD Bank North (they’re
reading their ten books, too!), and hanging out at Loudon’s Police Station.
Cooee has a couple more stops before the Summer Reading Program is over.
Here are the hints for August:
August 4–9: This is where a dirty “nappy” would be washed.
August 11–16: You can find books about Australia here.
Keep on the lookout for Cooee the Kangaroo!
Coulter, Catherine TailSpin
Greenlaw, Linda Fisherman’s Bend
Lowell, Elizabeth Blue Smoke and Murder
Perry, Thomas Fidelity
Williams, Polly A Bad Bride’s Tale
Wroblewski, David The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
Douglas, Geoffrey Classmates : Privilege, Chaos, and the End of an Era
Farley, Tom, Jr. The Chris Farley Show : A Biography in Three Acts
Halberstam, David Everything They Had: Sports Writing from David
Kurlansky, Mark The Last Fish Tale
Library — continued on page 15
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Maxfield Public Library Trustees Meeting Minutes — June 16, 2008
Public Hearing Minutes completing the Children’s Room and The minutes from the May meeting Volunteers are needed to help with
5:05 p.m. — In attendance: Trustees considering starting an endowment were read and approved. awards night on August 21 from 5 to
Sandy Blanchard, Greg Silva and Sue fund for long-term funding of children’s Financial Report: Nancy reported 7:30 p.m.
Kowalski, Library Director Nancy programs. Sandy Blanchard moved to an $1,175 bill to replace the fire alarm Sue suggested providing an activity
Hendy and residents Russell Cochran accept the gifts. Greg Silva seconded. system signal box that failed the prior for children at Old Home Day. She will
and Dustin Bowles. The Trustees unanimously voted to week. pursue ideas with Cheryl Ingerson.
Public Notice for the meeting accept the gifts. Nancy reported on the pre-buy for Old Business: A committee was
appeared in the Concord Monitor on 5:09 p.m. the Public Hearing ended. oil. Irving did not have a price yet but formed to explore furniture options for
June 4 and 5, 2008. Sandy Blanchard Nancy estimated $10,000 for a season. the Children’s Room. The committee
Minutes The Trustees authorized her to purchase will include Sandy, Nancy, Cheryl
announced the gifts of $50,000 from
5:09 p.m. — In attendance: Trustees the oil before the end of the fiscal year. Ingerson, and a member (or members)
Gary Bahre and $50,000 from Bob and
Sandy Blanchard, Greg Silva and Sue Director’s Report: Story time of the community. Sandy suggested a
Sandy Bahre. She expressed the
Kowalski, Library Director Nancy attendance for this past season, Septem- survey be available in the Children’s
library’s appreciation. She reported that
Hendy and guest Dustin Bowles. ber through June, totaled more than Room to invite parents’ input.
the library is researching the cost of
1,100 children! Nancy reported that that the Federal
Cheryl Ingerson attended last week’s Tax ID number has been obtained and
Library — continued from page 14 PTA meeting to talk about the Summer the others are in the works.
Reading Program. The group will be Fact or Fiction article in the Ledger:
Nantz, Jim Always by My Side
donating $100 to the program. The Trustees decided to address the rea-
Walters, Barbara Audition: A Memoir
The next book sale will be held July sons why the Library took over paying
BOOK GROUP 19. its own bills.
Join us at book group as we explore the “brave new world” of the Republic of A volunteer has completed building Air-intake platform: It was decided
Gilead in Canadian author Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale. Utopian three cabinets for CD and DVD storage. to keep it on the agenda but to take no
visions take many forms and vary enormously depending upon whose vision it is. The vital statistics database project action at this time.
The group will meet on Wednesday, August 27, at 7:30 p.m. Newcomers are wel- is coming along well. It now includes Nancy reported that the local 4H
come. from the late 1880’s through the 1940’s. chapter was currently repairing the out-
We are subscribing to an e-newslet- side bulletin board door. Greg recom-
LIBRARY HOURS ter service as a cost-effective and timely mended they look into Lexan rather
The library is open Tuesdays10 a.m.–9 p.m., Wednesdays 1–9 p.m., Thursdays way to inform library users about new than glass or Plexiglas as it is more
10 a.m.–5 p.m., and Saturdays 9 a.m.–1 p.m. I materials, programs, and services. durable and less likely to scratch.
Due to the 30% budget cut, reduced A letter was sent to the Recreation
hours will begin the week of June 30. Committee to thank them for taking
New Business: Carpenter ants have over the cost of the passes. Letters were
been discovered in the old section of the sent to the three college girls who will
library. Based on the amount of sawdust not be hired back for the summer. Sue
it looks like something that needs to be will give Nancy copies for their person-
dealt with quickly. Nancy will contact nel files. Sandy will write a letter to
the Local Government Center for sug- Jean Nelson.
gestions. The Trustees agreed to address
While in the basement looking at the updating the By-Laws at the July meet-
ant evidence, the humidity was ing.
remarked on. Greg felt the humidity Meeting times were discussed. Greg
was detrimental to the furnace. Sandy suggested meeting earlier in the month
will contact the architect Tom Wallace in order to make the Loudon Ledger
or Milestone to see if there is a way to deadline. It was decided to meet the
incorporate a dehumidifier into the cur- first Tuesday of the month beginning
rent system. August 5.
Summer Reading Program. There 7:08 p.m. the meeting was ad-
was discussion of soliciting donations journed.
for purchasing the prizes for the pro- The next meeting will take place July
gram. Total cost for the program is 15, 2008, 5:00 p.m.
about $900. Nancy will contact the
Cooee and Joey had pizza from Brookside. They had the whole crew waiting on them! Lion’s Club. She will pursue posters Sandra Blanchard
from Dunkin Donuts. Sue suggested Gregory Silva
Fish and Game for items. Sandy sug- Susan Kowalski
gested Imagination Village and Staples.
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Working Dogs — Important to the Community
By Nathan P. Merrow, Reporter for the Rolling Bones 4-H Club
D uring a recent meeting of the Merrimack County
4-H dog club, Rolling Bones, a local dog trainer
gave an interesting presentation of the abilities a dog
can put to use to help the community. The experienced
dog trainer and breeder Mr. Kelly has been working
with Germand Shepards trained specifically for the
police force for many years. During the demo he gave
to the Rolling Bones club, he brought along with him
a two-year-old Czech Slovakian German Shepard
named Jack. Since Jack was born and raised overseas
before being brought to the United States, he re-
sponded only to verbal commans given in Czech, not
English. Mr. Kelly expanded upon the fact that Euro-
pean training programs for police dogs were very well
versed and experienced, but as a result of recent eco-
nomic problems a European dog is much more diffi-
cult to obtain, making American-raised police dogs
more important than previously. Any dog bought from
Europe will be friendly and have well-developed abil-
ities in numerous areas of work. He also explained that
“a working dog is a working dog,” no matter what
environment they are in. Even if they are as well
trained as Jack, no one should surprise a police dog at
any time, even if they are not currently in active time.
Jack is a smaller German Shepard than most Ameri-
can-bred German Shepards, weighing only 71 pounds,
but he is still large enough to do his job well.
A police dog is a well-oiled machine that works receive a dog for the Boscawen Police Department lent contribution to any police department and can
together with human partners to get a difficult task from the Working Dog Foundation through the help make a positive difference in the community. The
done. They have a highly developed sense of smell and Rolling Bones 4-H Club. It takes approximately a year Rolling Bones 4-H Club hopes that Officer Ball has a
tactile abilities that far exceed humans. This makes a to get a dog and several months of training before cer- smooth processing phase and gets his dog as quickly
police dog capable of picking up a trail of scent years tification is complete. As Mr. Kelly demonstrated with as possible.
after it is made. Jack also demonstrated his ability to Jack, a police dog can easily track down an object or For more information about the Rolling Bones 4-H
respond quicly to changes in human expression or the person, subdue a person attempting to escape, and per- Club contact the Merrimack County 4-H Extension
introduction of a favorite object such as the practice form tasks a human cannot do. They make an excel- Office at 225-5505. I
Officer Dan Ball was also present as an assistant
during the presentation. Officer Ball is trying to DES, DHHS, and NH Fish & Game
Issue Lobster Tomalley Advisory
Donation to T he New Hampshire Department of Environmental
Services, the New Hampshire Department of Health
Public Health Services at DHHS, “especially in the
summer. Part of our mission is to continually educate
Library to Be and Human Services, and the New Hampshire Fish and
Game Department advise seafood consumers to not eat
consumers on safe food handling practices and food
Used for lobster tomalley, which may contain unsafe levels of
“red tide,” or Paralytic Shellfish Poison toxin. Tomalley
New Hampshire tidal waters were closed to clam,
oyster, and mussel harvesting in May of this year due
Children’s Room is a soft, green substance found in the body cavity of the
lobster. State health experts emphasize that it is safe to
to particularly high levels of red tide. The State of
New Hampshire emphasizes that the lobster tomalley
eat other lobster meat — advisory is not a call to suspend lobster harvesting or
T he Trustees of the Maxfield Library have
decided to use a portion of the generous dona-
tion from the Bahre family to complete the Chil-
from claws, tails, etc.; this advisory applies only to lob-
eating. Rather, it is to help consumers protect them-
selves from illness while still enjoying a meal of lob-
dren’s Room. The Trustees have taken into “Consumers may already be aware of the need to ster. “People can continue to enjoy their lobster meat
consideration the intent of the gift and input from avoid eating “Red tide” contaminated seafood because and simply push the green portion to the side of their
the community. Although the gift was given with- of recent closures to shellfishing areas,” said Chris plate,” Nash said.
out stipulations, it was conceived prior to the Nash of the DES Shellfish Program. Red tide is a nat- Symptoms of Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning include
March Town Meeting. Wishing to honor the gen- urally occurring marine algae that carries a potent tingling, burning, numbness, drowsiness, incoherent
erosity of the donation, the Trustees chose not to neurotoxin; some ocean fish and shellfish such as speech, and respiratory paralysis. Symptoms typically
use the money for general operating expenses to clams, oysters and mussels accumulate the red tide occur within two hours of consumption, and can last a
offset the 30% budget cut. toxin, making them dangerous for people to eat. Lob- few days in non-lethal cases. Severe cases can result in
The Library staff is currently collecting quotes sters accumulate the red tide toxin in their tomalley death by respiratory arrest within 24 hours of con-
on outstanding projects for the Children’s Roo. In (which acts like a liver/pancreas) from their various sumption, but with prompt medical attention, sur-
order to complete the space, the following need to food sources. The toxin does not transfer into the meat vivors typically make a full recovery. Anyone who has
be acquired: wooden shelf toppers and end caps to of the lobster. eaten shellfish or lobster tomalley and experiences
display books; computer work stations; counters The tomalley consumption advisory was prompted these symptoms should seek immediate medical care.
and chairs for the audio room; A/V display racks; by the results from testing conducted on lobsters col-
lected recently from the Isles of Shoals. The State of For more information:
study tables and chairs; and comfortable furniture • Red tide: www.des.state.nh.us/factsheets/
to sit on and enjoy a good book. Maine reported elevated levels of red tide toxin in
tomalley from some locations earlier this week, and wmb/wmb-13.htm
The Trustees and staff are looking forward to • Safe food handling: www.dhhs.nh.gov
having this space complete for the children of issued a tomalley consumption advisory today. Cana-
da has also issued similar advisories. • Northern New England Poison Control Center
Loudon thanks to donations both large and small of Red Tide information at www.mmc.org/mmc_
cash and services over the last few years. I “This serves as a reminder that there are certain
precautions we all need to take regarding food safety,” body.cfm?id=2046 or 800 222-1222. I
stated Dr. Jose Montero, Director of the Division of
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Record Number of Karner Blue Butterflies
Released Into The Wild
I t’s been a busy, blue week at the Pine
Barrens in Concord, where biologists
with N.H. Fish and Game’s Nongame
gists and volunteers release more but-
terflies in the coming days.
Not all of the butterflies are destined
these plants and others estab-
lished over the last few years.
The plantings are one impor-
and Endangered Wildlife Program are for release; about 200 will be kept in tant part of habitat restoration
releasing a record number of Karner the captive rearing lab located on the efforts; prescribed or controlled
blue butterflies into the wild as part of Army National Guard base. The Karn- burns are another. Earlier this
an ongoing species and habitat restora- ers will mate and lay their eggs in cap- year, Forest Ranger Captain
tion program. Karner blues, endangered tivity; the eggs will be cared for over Brian Nowell from the NH
in New Hampshire and throughout the the winter until the cycle begins again Department of Resources and
U.S., were once gone from the state; but next spring. In addition to the 1,600 Economic Development
thanks to the dedicated work of lots of adult butterflies released in New Hamp- (DRED) and several students
people from many organizations, these shire, 1,000 pupae were taken to New from the Concord Fire Acade-
delicate, tiny gems are adding a new York as part of an exchange program my and NH Technical Institute
flash of blue to the Pine Barrens. The for another Karner recovery project; helped to perform a controlled
Barrens — a sandy, wooded area off of these have since emerged as adults and burn on part of the habitat
Loudon Road — is comprised of pitch been released into the Albany Pine restoration area. Periodic burn-
Male Karner Blue butterfly, from NHF&G web site.
pine and scrub oak trees and native Bush. ing is necessary to the health of
flowering plants such as New Jersey tea The Karners and their Pine Barrens this special habitat; it creates
and wild blue lupine that provide essen- habitat are getting a lot of help from grassy openings that are critical to habitat and the butterfly population that
tial habitat for Karners and other rare their friends both near and far! The many rare species, and helps keep dan- Karner blue butterflies, the official NH
wildlife. Kids for Karners project continued this gerous accumulations of deadwood in state butterfly, will once again thrive
This year, according to Fish and year, with local Concord area students check. and be a beautiful symbol of the natural
Game biologist Lindsay Webb, more growing wild blue lupine — the sole The Roger Williams Park Zoo in diversity of New Hampshire’s wildlife.
than 1,600 Karner blue butterflies have food source for Karner caterpillars — Providence, Rhode Island continued to The public is welcome to tour the
already been released into the wild. in their classrooms. Elementary, middle help the project by raising both wild Concord Pine Barrens. Walking trails
“That’s the most we have ever raised in and high school students came by the blue lupine plants and Karner blue but- and a Karner kiosk that describes the
captivity and released,” Webb said. This busload to plant their lupines on the terflies at the Zoo and bringing them to butterflies, similar species and the habi-
number will continue to rise as biolo- Pine Barrens in spring. Today, the cap- the Pine Barrens in Concord. The New tat are located at the end of Chenell
tive and wild Karners are feeding on England Zoo and Aquarium Conserva- Drive. Many other wildlife species may
tion Collaboration also helped by grow- be found in the Pine Barrens, including
ing wild lupine and planting them on moth and butterfly species like the state
the Concord Pine Barrens. endangered frosted elfin and Persius
Unit M Anterless Deer New this year, Webb and staff from duskywing skipper butterflies; bird
the Roger Williams Zoo worked to species such as Eastern towhee, brown
Permits Now Available incorporate student volunteers from the thrasher and grasshopper sparrow; and
zoo’s conservation camp. The students, mammals such as white-tailed deer and
H unters who want the chance to take an additional antlerless deer in Wildlife
Management Unit M in southeastern New Hampshire during the fall hunting
seasons can buy a special permit from the New Hampshire Fish and Game Depart-
ranging in age from 14 to 17, come to turkey. Visitors are asked to step careful-
New Hampshire every Wednesday and ly to avoid wild lupine plants, which may
help in the lab raising and caring for the have Karner blue butterfly eggs on them.
ment starting July 1. Interested hunters can visit www.wildlife.state.nh.us/ Hunt- butterflies at all life stages. “It’s a great Funding for the habitat and butterfly
ing/Special_Unit_M_permits.htm to purchase a permit online; buy a permit from opportunity for them,” Webb said. “The restoration project is provided in part
Fish and Game headquarters in Concord; print a mail-in application from the Fish students know the zoo is involved in from Federal aid grants, sales of the NH
and Game website; or call 603-271-3422 to request an application by mail. raising the butterflies in the spring, then conservation license plate (Moose
Fish and Game will issue a total of 6,000 permits this year - 500 more than in they get to come up here and see the Plate) and from private donations to the
2007. These permits reflect a long-term objective, outlined in the state’s Big Game habitat and see that these butterflies Nongame and Endangered Wildlife
Management Plan, to reduce deer numbers in southeastern New Hampshire and actually live in the wild and not just in a Program. Partners include N.H. Fish
minimize deer-human conflicts, such as vehicle collisions and destructive browsing cage in a zoo.” Also new this year, an and Game, the N.H. Army National
of ornamental plants. High deer densities and development make potential deer- intern from Antioch University and two Guard, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
human conflicts of greater concern in southeastern New Hampshire. Special Unit interns from the Student Conservation and the city of Concord. To help sup-
M permits have been issued in N.H. since 1997. Association are helping out. port the Karner blue butterfly and other
Unit M permits are issued on a first-come, first-served basis and cost Overall, the Karner blue butterfly nongame and endangered species, visit
$13. Applicants must hold a current New Hampshire hunting or archery license and restoration project has been very suc- http://www.wildnh.com/Wildlife/nonga
may buy only one Unit M permit each year. Hunters may use this permit on any day cessful in New Hampshire. In 1999, me_and_endangered_wildlife.htm and
during those seasons for which they are legally licensed — including the archery, there were no Karners left in the wild. download a print-and-mail donation
muzzleloader and regular firearms seasons — to take one additional antlerless deer This year marks the fourth straight year form.
in Unit M. Youth hunters are eligible to buy a Unit M permit. that biologists have observed and docu- The New Hampshire Fish and Game
Specific boundaries for Unit M, and more information on the special permits, mented Karner blue butterflies surviv- Department is the guardian of the
can be found at www.wildlife.state.nh.us/Hunting/Special_Unit_M_permits.htm. ing on their own in the wild of the state’s marine, fish and wildlife
The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is the guardian of the state’s Concord Pine Barrens. This gives hope resources and their habitats. Visit
fish, wildlife and marine resources and their habitats. Visit http://HuntNH.com. I that with continued management of the www.wildnh.com. I
MICHAEL A. DROTAR MASONRY
SPECIALIZING IN CUSTOM FIREPLACES
158 South Village Road, Loudon, NH 03307
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TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS IN LOUDON:
By Lee Laughlin
Taking Care of Business In Loudon trating. He had always wanted to work
is a monthly feature spotlighting a for himself, so with the encouragement
Loudon business researched and writ- of a friend and long time sign profes-
ten on a volunteer basis by Lee Laugh- sional, Gary struck out on his own with
lin. At this time, we have proﬁles lined Intreza Designs (a name he created in
up through November of this year. high school). He started out in Maine in
However, if you would like to add your 2001, but later moved to Loudon to be
business to be proﬁled, please contact closer to Alicia Lock (of Alicia’s School
her at firstname.lastname@example.org or of Dance). The two were wed in last
Y ou’re driving down the road and
see two bright yellow arches. Does
your stomach start to growl? Does your
The sign creation process is fairly
straightforward. It starts with a consul-
tation to discuss your needs, where will
mouth start to water for the salty taste the sign be placed? Are there zoning
of french fries? What if you pass a box concerns? Does your company have a
truck with a broad orange stripe? Are logo? What is your preferred color
you immediately transported back to scheme? What is the anticipated life of
your younger days of hauling boxes up the sign? Do you need coordinating
and downstairs because your cousin material (i.e. business cards or
Elmo begged you to help him move brochures)?
with the reward of a cold beverage?
Those thoughts brought to you cour- Then the magic begins. Gary uses
tesy of solid branding executed via CAD (computer aided design) software
well-placed signage. Is your company to design the sign. In the case of sig-
missing out on type of exposure? Meet nage for a truck a 1/32 model is pro-
Gary Brooks. duced and upon approval and a deposit,
Gary M. Brooks is the young, ener- the sign is created using a digital printer
getic owner of Intreza Designs, a and vinyl cutter. The installation
Loudon based design company that process can take anywhere from a few
specializes in truck lettering, banners hours to a few days depending on the Truck signs aren’t the only signs that Intreza offers full-color, heavyweight,
and signs. complexity of the design and the num- Intreza creates. Gary uses such medi- high gloss business cards starting at just
When I went to interview him, he ber of vehicles being lettered. Installa- ums as corrugated plastic, aluminum $50 for 250 cards. Gary handles the
was finishing a banner for the end of tion can be done at Intreza’s offices or panels, or PVC to create signs that meet design and works closely with a col-
the year performance of Alicia’s School on-site depending on the customer’s every budget while announcing a busi- league for the printing. The same high
of Dance. His moves were precise and needs. Once the lettering is installed, a ness or a project. You can see color pho- quality and low pricing is available for
confident. He knew exactly how he clear coat acrylic spray is applied to tographs of his work at www.intreza brochures and letterhead as well. Don’t
wanted this banner to look and quickly seal the sign to the truck and prevent designs.com/portfolio.htm. Clients have a logo? Need the brochure
whipped the vinyl letters into compli- UV damage that can lead to yellowing include, The Grappone Companies, designed? Gary provides design ser-
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Brooks has a degree in Visual Com- Intreza truck signs can last anywhere Foundations and Swett Associates just Much of Intreza’s business is repeat
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looking to expand his local clientele. tors, Gary is committed to Intreza and
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Last Minute Parade Entries
If you decide at the last minute that you’d like to enter the Loudon Old Home Day Parade, be sure to bring
BOTH of the forms below. They BOTH MUST be completed in order to appear in the parade. Remember: This
year’s theme is “Cool Places Around the World.” Good Luck!
IT’S A PARADE!! PARADE WAIVER OF LIABILITY
PARADE ENTRY FORM FORM
The Loudon Old Home Day Committee is in the process of planning its
Old Home Day and we would like you and/or your organization to participate This Form Must Be Returned With the Parade
in the celebration. We would like to extend a special invitation to all who Entry Form at In Order for
would like to participate in the Old Home Day Parade by entering a float, You To Be In the Parade.
antique car/motorcycle, fire apparatus, marching band, organization (Boy
Scouts, etc.), walkers, horse entry, etc. This is a perfect opportunity to be vis-
ible in your community and to extend your support for your town. We look Entry Name (Organization or Individual): __________________________
forward to hearing from you and we hope to see you August 9, 2008. Address: ____________________________________________________
PLEASE — FOR THE SAFETY OF OUR YOUNG CITIZENS —
NO TOSSING OF CANDY, ETC. DURING THE PARADE. (You may City/State/ZIP: _______________________________________________
hand it out though!)
Our theme this year is: “Cool Places Around the World!” Phone Number: _______________________________________________
Both This Form and the Waiver Form at Right In participating in the Loudon Old Home Day Parade, above-named
Must Be Brought With You If organization/individual agrees to follow all rules and guidelines of the
You Enter a Float in the Parade Loudon Old Home Day Parade Committee. Above-named organiza-
tion/individual agrees that failure to comply may result in immediate
Please send to: Loudon Old Home Day Parade Committee removal from the parade at the discretion of the parade chairman.
PO Box 7050
Loudon, NH 03307
For more information please watch the Loudon Ledger or contact Susan or HOLD HARMLESS AGREEMENT
Alicen at the below numbers: I/We further agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Town of
Susan Gelinas at (603) 783-9272 • Alicen Twardosky at (603) 783-9046 Loudon, NH, the Loudon Old Home Day Committee, and its employees or
agents against loss or expense, including attorney’s fees, except in the cases
PLEASE PRINT: of the sole negligence of the Town of Loudon, NH or the Loudon Old Home
Name: ______________________________________________________ Day Committee for loss or expense because of bodily injury, death or proper-
ty damage sustained by any person or persons. It is further agreed that I/we,
Address: ____________________________________________________ as participants, will maintain general liability and auto insurance for the
Name of Organization: _________________________________________
Contact person: _______________________________________________
Organization Representative: ____________________________________
Please Check One:
Loudon Old Home
J FLOAT/Commercial J FLOAT/Organization J FLOAT/Individual Day Committee Rep: ___________________________________________
J BAND J FIRE APPARATUS J WALKER Date: _______________________________________________________
J ANTIQUE CAR/ETC. J HORSE
J OTHER/DESCRIBE: ________________________________________
Chapter 265. “Rules of the Road” Blessed Hope Food Pantry
Special Rules — Section 265:108a
265:108a - Parade Vehicles Changes Owners
I. NO person may operate a vehicle in a parade unless the following safety
precautions are taken: A s of June 30, 2008, Henry and Betty Frost closed the Blessed Hope Food
Pantry. However, Susan Houck has taken over its operation and changed its
name to Loudon Food Pantry. The Pantry is locat-
1. No person may use any type of vehicle with protruding or outrigger
wheels in a parade unless the vehicle is suitably modified to protect ed at 30 Chichester Road, Unit D and is open
both riders and pedestrians from the wheel assembly. Wednesdays from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. or for
emergencies. If you’d like more infor-
2. At least one adult, other than the driver, shall supervise children riding mation please email LoudonFood-
on a vehicle in a parade and have a reasonable means of immediate Pantry@yahoo.com or call Sarah or
communication with the driver. The number of adults supervising the Sue at 798-3886. As always, donations
children shall not be less than one adult per every four (4) children and are welcome. I
sufficient to ensure that each child is visible to a supervising adult.
3. Children riding on a vehicle in a parade shall remain entirely within the
perimeter of the vehicle and, if standing, shall be reasonably protected
from probable injury if the vehicle suddenly starts or stops.
II. Any person operating a vehicle without following all of the safety precau-
tions listed in the above paragraph (I.) shall be guilty of violation and
shall be subject to the following fines:
(a) $50.00 for the first offense.
(b) $100.00 for a second or subsequent offense.
(Source: 2007, 378:1, effective September 16th, 2007)
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Loudon Recreation Committee invites you
to bring your lawn chair or blanket
down to the Recreation fields and
join your friends and neighbors for
Wed., Aug 6th Wildlife Encounters 7 p.m. Recreation Field
Traveling animal educational show
Wed., Aug 13th 39th Army Band** 7 p.m. Recreation Field
& free crafts for kids offered
Wed., Aug. 20th Loudon Teen Talent 7 p.m. Recreation Field
& free crafts for kids offered
All events are held at the Loudon Recreation field and Arthur McNeil Memorial Gazebo in the
village. Rain Location: American Legion Hall is the rain location.
**Army Band will be cancelled in the rain.
For Recreation Department information visit the website at www.loudonnh.org or call Alicia at 435-5193
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Selectmen’s Meeting Minutes —
June 10, 2008
Present: Selectmen Ives and Maxfield. Chairman Ives opened the Board of Per-
Walk the Walk Selectman Bowles was not present.
Also present: Stanley Prescott Planning
Board member, Police Chief, Code Enforce-
Bob Fiske presented 4 Hawker and Ped-
By Jack Prendiville, ment/Compliance Officer Bob Fiske, Roy Sprint/Nextel Tower at Sunnyside
Century 21 Thompson Real Estate Merrill ZBA member, and David Powelson Maples: Mr. Fiske stated that this is for the
ZBA Chairman. COW tower and all paperwork is in order.
O ne of the final steps before the closing is called the final walk-through. This is
an opportunity for you, the buyer, to see the property one last time before the
money is exchanged and the purchase paperwork is completed and filed. It is
Chairman Ives called the meeting to
order at 6:30 p.m.
This is the same application as last year.
Speedway Sports Park: Mr. Fiske stated
Selectman Maxﬁeld moved to approve that this is the same application as last year,
important to note that this is not a home inspection. That should have been done the Selectmen’s Meeting Minutes of Tues- and Mr. Franssen will forward the certifi-
weeks ago so there was adequate time to negotiate and address concerns. This is day, June 3, 2008 as presented. Seconded by cate of insurance as it was signed today.
also not a time to nit-pick or back-track on agreed-upon items. However, it is the Chairman Ives. All in favor. Motion carried. Selectmen — continued on page 23
right time for you to look at the property and make sure it is in the condition you
agreed to buy it. If repairs or upgrades were part of the deal, now is the time to
make sure they were completed to your satisfaction. The Deadline for the
Your real estate professional may or may not accompany you to the final walk-
through. In either case, you will want to do the following: September 2008 “Loudon Ledger”
• Open and close all windows, doors, garage doors.
• Run all faucets and check for leaks is Friday, August 15.
• Flush toilets
• Test outlets
• Check the basement, attic, and crawl spaces
• Make sure that certain items as stipulated in the contract are left behind — i.e.
light fixtures, window treatments, appliances, etc.
• Test the heating and air conditioning systems
In short, you want to make sure the home systems are operational and the seller
has met the obligations laid out in the purchase contract. If you do have a concern,
bring it to the attention of your real estate professional and attorney. They can
advise you about different courses of action. For instance, if it is a significant
expense, you may withhold money until a repair is made.
A final piece of advice: don’t skip the final walk-through. Because this is a busy
time filled with packing and moving, some buyers are tempted to neglect this step.
After all, you are so close to actually buying the home. In reality, the final walk-
through is there to safeguard your investment. I
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the duplex zoning requirements, as an in- the Planning Board. Mr. Powelson suggest- ensued. The Selectmen will forward a letter
Selectmen — continued from 22 law apartment it must have met the zoning ed there could be the possibility that the to Ms. Maratea inquiring about the status of
requirements at the time it was built, but moving sign could be utilized the week this project.
Brookside Mall: Mr. Fiske stated that
now as far as ownership goes, it should not before through the week after a big race Discussion ensued regarding fuel pur-
this is the same application as last year with
be treated any different than if more than event if the ZBA members agreed. The chases relative to utilizing the funds from
one person owns it, or if a husband and Board agreed that the Track needs to follow this year’s budget to store up as much fuel as
Z-1 Express: Mr. Fiske stated that all the
wife, or condo association owns it, it the same regulations as everyone else. possible in an effort to help with next year’s
insurance paperwork is in order. He said the
shouldn’t be treated any different. Chairman Mr. Fiske discussed the issue of the budget. Mr. Fiske stated that he felt the
applicant plans on having three 10 X 20
Ives said it is a substandard lot, as it does placement of safety cones on Mudgett Hill overhead costs associated with construction
spots in front of the store on the grass medi-
not meet zoning requirements and if half of Road relative to the road delineation and details etc., should be looked at with regard
an facing Route 106 and one additional 10
the property is to be sold, then it would private property. Discussion ensued regard- to the increase in fuel costs.
X 20 spot directly behind the store on the
make it an even less conforming lot and ing safety issues, the need for a survey, and The Board began their review of weekly
grass. Discussion ensued regarding the
there would have to be some type of a condo possible ways to delineate the separation correspondence.
access to this site being from Staniels Road.
association. Mr. Powelson said that there is between the road and the private property. The Board received copies of weekly
Mr. Fiske discussed the VOA Senior
no way to subdivide the lot, that it would Chairman Ives will ask the Road Agent to expenditure reports for review.
Housing Building relative to the issuance of
need a zoning ordinance adjustment. Mr. measure the road and talk with Mr. and Mrs. The Board received copies of the
the Certificate of Occupancy and conditions
Prescott said the issue would be the dual Leonard regarding this issue. Library’s public hearing notice to accept the
of the landscaping. He said that not all of
ownership of the building. Discussion Mr. Prescott stated that there is a refer- $100,000.00 scheduled for Monday, June
the landscaping requirements have been
ensued regarding the zoning ordinance and ence to condominiums in the Land Develop- 16, 2008 at 5:00 p.m. at the Library.
completed as agreed to. Mr. Fiske said there
RSA’s relative to this issue, the apart- ment Regulations which references RSA The Board received copies of the break-
are two neighbors who are not happy with
ments/in-law apartments that were allowed 356-b:3. down for 2008 assessing services from
the landscaping and said that Julia Wilcox
back years ago, and issues with septic sys- Mr. Prescott inquired if the access road Cross Country Appraisal Group, LLC for
agreed that they would be sure if there were
tems. Chairman Ives will contact Attorney off of Staniels Road near Z-1 Express and review.
not enough trees, they would fill the area in
Mayer regarding this issue. the Red Roof Inn had a bond in place. Dis- The Board received copies of an e-mail
and that the lights would be covered so they
Mr. Fiske discussed changes that are cussion ensued. from Attorney O’Brien on the re-districting
were not shining bright in the parking lot.
happening at the NHMS and stated he is Chairman Ives closed the Board of Per- litigation.
Mr. Prescott stated he felt that Mr. Fiske
having an increasingly difficult time dealing mit and reconvened the Selectmen’s Meet- The Board received copies of the June 4,
should follow up on this issue. Mr. Fiske
with the new people. He said that there are ing. 2008 ZBA Site Walks.
stated that he could forward a letter to Ms.
the issues with the new sign relative to the The Board met with Police Chief, Code The Board received copies of the
Wilcox. Discussion ensued regarding
moving parts. Mr. Fiske advised the Track Enforcement/Compliance Officer Bob NHMA Legislative Bulletin #25 for review.
options for seeing that the issues are
that there was a serious problem with the Fiske. The Board received correspondence
addressed. Mr. Fiske said that one of the
moving parts of the sign and initially the Chairman Ives stated for the record that from PSNH regarding the Flag Attachment
requirements was that if the landscaping
movement stopped. He said now it is right four pistol permits were submitted for sig- update for review.
was not completed by June 1, 2008, then
back to moving again. Mr. Fiske has advised nature and approval. Selectman Maxﬁeld moved to adjourn
VOA would be mandated to supply a
the Track personnel that they needed to go Chairman Ives discussed compliance the meeting at 7:30 p.m. Seconded by
$30,000.00 bond. The Board agreed to have
before the Zoning Board and ask for some issue on Dee Dee Maratea’s property on Chairman Ives. All in favor. Meeting
Mr. Fiske forward a letter to VOA address-
type of relief. He said that the new modular Berry Road relative to the retaining wall adjourned.
ing the requirements.
building that is to be used as a temporary that collapsed. Mr. Fiske said that nothing
Mr. Fiske discussed property owned by
bank should be arriving shortly and he has could be done until Ms. Maratea provided THE LOUDON BOARD OF SELECTMEN
Geraldine Gowlis on Bee Hole Road relative
advised the Track personnel that they do engineered plans. He stated that he has dri- Steven R. Ives, Chairman
to the number of apartments and kitchens. He
need a building permit for this structure. ven past the area numerous times and has Dustin J. Bowles, Selectman
said the first floor area previously had an
Discussion ensued regarding going before not noticed any major erosion. Discussion Roger A. Maxﬁeld, Selectman
apartment with a separate sink and stove and
was closed off; now, the wall has been
removed, the stove is gone, but the sink is
still in place. Mr. Fiske said Ms. Gowlis is
considering this a “wet bar” as the area is Selectmen’s Meeting Minutes — June 17, 2008
opened up to the main house. He said there is
always the possibility that the wall could be
put back in and it could be turned back in to Present: Selectmen Ives, Bowles, and Leonard’s property. Mr. Rice reviewed a The Board received copies of correspon-
an apartment. Mr. Fiske said the apartment in Maxfield. copy of a plan for Mr. and Mrs. Leonard’s dence from Attorney Mayer regarding
the basement no longer has a stove and while Also present: Road Agent David Rice. property with the Board. Discussion ensued. Accessory Apartments/Condominium Con-
the actual sink has been removed, the coun- Chairman Ives called the meeting to Mr. Rice discussed an issue with version for review. A copy will be forwarded
tertop has the cut out and all the plumbing order at 6:30 p.m. Wellington Lane regarding a driveway that to the Building Department for their review.
remains. He said that he has advised Ms. Selectman Maxﬁeld moved to approve was supposed to have a culvert installed The Board received copies of correspon-
Gowlis that she needed to have the trap per- the Selectmen’s Meeting Minutes of Tues- under it, but was built without it. He stated dence from NHMS regarding a request to
manently capped off as it was still filled with day, June 10, 2008 as presented. Seconded the new landowner filled in the swale last adjust the conservation easement. Chairman
water. Mr. Fiske went on to say that Ms. by Chairman Ives. Majority vote in favor. week which will cause drainage issues. Ives said the adjustment would allow for a
Gowlis agreed to permanently cap the trap Selectman Bowles abstained as he was not Selectman Bowles asked that Mr. Rice pro- fifty-foot access for pedestrians.
and said that he had advised her that he present at that meeting. vide a copy of the driveway permit to the The Board received copies of the 2008
would be meeting with the Board of Permit The Board met with Road Agent David Planning Board prior to Thursday night’s NHMS calendar for review.
for their input. Mr. Powelson said it has been Rice. meeting. Discussion ensued. The Board received copies of correspon-
a tough call and an awkward situation as the Mr. Rice advised the Board that the Selectman Bowles advised Mr. Rice that dence from DES to Michael Milligan
Town prohibits multi-family houses with Highway Crew had been patching roads and there were still some intersections that need- regarding open burning of non-conforming
three living areas and three kitchens is very are getting the areas ready for resurfacing. ed brush cutting. Discussion ensued regard- materials for review.
well defined. Mr. Fiske said that at this time, Mr. Rice advised the Board that he has ing manpower, the work schedule, and The Board received copies of the DES
it appears to be a single family house with a agreed to have TruGreen treat the ball fields summer projects including culvert replace- Traffic Control Report as well as an abutter
finished basement and there is someone liv- for ticks. Discussion ensued regarding the ments. The Board agreed to have Mr. Rice notice regarding the June 29, 2008 Sprint
ing in the basement and they are using a hot- spraying being done before school is out as contact Alan Barton and Alan Minery for Cup Race and traffic patterns.
plate on the countertop as there is no stove in well as a request for more information on the additional manpower. The Board received correspondence
place. He went on to say that it would not the effectiveness of the spraying. The The Board began their review of weekly from Tony Marcotte of CVAD regarding
take very much work for anyone to turn it Selectmen requested copies of the MSDS correspondence. their proposal to remove the pavement from
back in to a three family dwelling. Mr. Fiske information when it comes in. Selectman Maxﬁeld moved to sign the the upper portion of Staniels Road. Discus-
said that while there is a gray area, he felt Mr. Rice advised the Board that he has contract with Dan Geiger of Oak Hill Envi- sion ensued regarding the proposal to
Ms. Gowlis has done the best that she can at spoken with Wayne Thistle regarding the ronmental Services for the LCHIP monitor- remove the pavement and concerns of the
this time. He said what he would like to see is upgrades to Youngs Hill Road. He said Mr. ing proposal for the Loudon Conservation road being closed but not discontinued as
that Ms. Gowlis remove the cabinets, and the Thistle is not planning on doing his portion Commission Stewardship in the sum of well as drainage issues and neighboring
whole business. Mr. Fiske said at this time, of the upgrade until next year so the High- $500.00, funds to come from the Conserva- properties. Chairman Ives said that until the
yes, he feels it has been reverted back to a way Crew would probably start working on tion Commission budget. Seconded by Select- road is discontinued, it is open for the public
single family home. Mr. Powelson said he the other end of Youngs Hill Road when man Bowles. All in favor. Motion carried. to travel and felt that the drainage plan
felt the plumbing should definitely be capped they have time. Mr. Rice said he had spoken Selectman Bowles moved to authorize should not include the portion of the road
off. Selectman Maxfield suggested that Mr. with Mrs. Dubuc about the upgrade to the the Chairman to sign the Dental Coverage that has not been discontinued. Selectman
Fiske go back in a few months to do another road and advised her that they may need to Renewal Agreement between the Town of Bowles said that at the last Planning Board
inspection. The Board agreed that Mr. Fiske do work on the end of her driveway with Loudon and the Local Government Center meeting the developer was asked to provide
will do periodic inspections to monitor this regard to the road being higher and that they for the period of July 1, 2008 through June an engineered plan for the Board and Town
situation. would try and angle the drainage to the cul- 30, 2009. Seconded by Selectman Maxﬁeld. Engineer’s review.
Mr. Fiske discussed a request he had vert. Mr. Rice said that there is a chance that All in favor. Motion carried. The Board received the request from
received from a property owner regarding the culvert would also be replaced. The Board received copies of the 2008 – LYAA for the release of their 2007–2008
condominiumizing his property. Mr. Powel- Chairman Ives discussed the issue of the 2009 Merrimack Valley School District pay- budget funds in the amount of $5,000.00.
son stated that this property does not meet portion of Mudgett Hill Road near the ment schedule for review. Selectmen — continued on page 24
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The Board agreed to release the funds to
Selectmen’s Meeting Minutes — June 24, 2008
LYAA as requested.
The Board received copies of the Present: Selectmen Ives, Bowles, and Bowles said the plan needs to show what The Board received notice of a meeting
NHMA’s Action Bulletin regarding the pro- Maxfield. CVAD is going to do so the engineer can to discuss single stream recycling from
jected Retirement Rates for 07-01-09-06- Chairman Ives called the meeting to review the plan. Northeast Resource Recovery Association.
30-11 for review. order at 6:30 p.m. The Board received a reminder that Discussion ensued regarding some concerns
The Board received notification that Selectman Maxﬁeld moved to approve Insurance Adjustment Service, Inc. has from other towns regarding the single
Bruce Dyke of Chichester had contacted the the Selectmen’s Meeting Minutes of Tues- requested information on Dee Dee Mara- stream program. Chip Cochran was recog-
Selectmen’s Office inquiring if the Town day, June 17, 2008 as presented. Seconded tea’s property. Chairman Ives said he felt the nized from the audience and stated that
wanted to join with surrounding town’s to by Selectman Bowles. All in favor. Motion information requested falls under the Right- some of the concerns are that there is noth-
work towards negotiating healthcare costs carried. To-Know law and should be forwarded as ing in writing that shows how much money
and lower fuel prices for the upcoming year. Chairman Ives stated that with the requested. He went on to say that the insur- the towns will see from the single stream
The Board stated that they had already NASCAR event in town, the department ance company should be advised they can program. Discussion ensued regarding the
negotiated the healthcare cost, but were heads were not in attendance at this meet- contact the Code Enforcement Office for current recycling facility in Loudon and the
interested in finding lower fuel costs. Chair- ing. any additional information that pertains to great job being done by the Transfer Station
man Ives will contact Mr. Dyke regarding The Board began their review of weekly this property as long as it falls under the personnel. Discussion began regarding glass
this issue. Discussion ensued. correspondence. Right-To-Know law. recycling.
The Board received a request from Town The Board received notice that Tony Selectman Bowles advised the Board The Board received an e-mail from DOT
Clerk Terry Hamel for a motor vehicle Marcotte of CVAD had called asking for a that the Friends of Arthur McNeil have regarding the safe routes to school program.
refund. Selectman Bowles moved to refund response to his letter regarding Old Staniels asked to power wash and paint/stain the Chairman Ives stated that Selectman
Jennifer Pfeiffer the sum of $160.00 for a Road. The Board stated that they discussed gazebo prior to Old Home Day. He went on Bowles researched the questions the Board
motor vehicle registration reimbursement. this at last week’s meeting and felt that to say that currently the cupola is being had regarding the Town Office Building
Seconded by Selectman Maxﬁeld. All in before they made a decision, the Board rebuilt as the louvers have been smashed out roof replacement bids from last week.
favor. Motion carried. wanted to see a plan of the drainage before of it. Discussion ensued regarding possible Chairman Ives stated that Zalenski Con-
Selectman Maxﬁeld moved to abate the they agree to let them tear up the pavement. costs. Selectman Bowles will contact Mike tracting has the lowest bid. Selectman
interest only, on Tax Map 24, Lot 007 in the Selectman Bowles stated that CVAD did not LaBonte for more specific information and Bowles stated that Zalenski Contracting is
amount of $5,858.13. Seconded by Select- meet with the Planning Board last week. cost estimates. willing to use their own vehicle to remove
man Bowles. Selectman Bowles stated that Chairman Ives stated the Board will have The Board received a reminder that the roofing debris to the Transfer Station at
this will only be honored as long as the Office Manager Jean Lee let Planning Road Agent Dave Rice will be on vacation no extra cost. He said that the bid includes
taxes are paid in full by July 17, 2008 and if Board Secretary Donna White know that the the second week of July. up to 50 square feet of replacement boards
they are not this agreement will be null and Board is waiting for a copy of a drainage The Board discussed the donation offer and anything above that would have to be
void. Chairman Ives stated that by abating plan to see what purpose CVAD is going to from the Red Roof Inn of a storage trailer discussed with the Selectmen. Discussion
the interest, the property owner will be able use the town’s road for, in regards to they have. It was noted that the storage trail- ensued regarding the unknown condition of
to pay all outstanding taxes. All in favor. drainage, before they tear up the pavement, er has had some damage to the roof due to the boards under the shingles. Selectman
Motion carried. and before a decision is made. Selectman snow. Discussion ensued regarding the stor- Maxﬁeld moved to award the bid to shingle
Chairman Ives stated for the record that age trailers currently at the Transfer Station the Town Ofﬁce roof to Zalenski Contract-
it was 7:25 p.m. and the Board would begin relative to the amount they are used. The ing, of 132 Hoyt Road, Concord, NH in the
opening the bids for the Town Office Build- Board will have Road Agent Dave Rice and amount of $5,802.50 with the money to be
ing Roof Replacement. damage is under the shingles. The Select- Transfer Station Manager Steve Bennett taken from account #01-41941-400-430
Chairman Ives read the Public Notice for men stated that some of the bids included a check out the storage trailer to determine if Town Ofﬁce/Community Building repairs
those present. provision for the replacement of rotted it is in better shape than the ones currently at line. Contract to also include 50 square feet
Bids received are as follows: boards. Selectman Maxﬁeld moved to take the Transfer Station. The Board agreed that of repair to the existing wood roof after the
Phil Paquette Construction: In the the bids for the roof replacement at the they do not want to add to the number of shingles have been removed, and there will
amount of $9,625.00, Certificate of Insur- Loudon Town Ofﬁce Building under advise- storage trailers, but would be willing to be an additional cost for wood replacement
ance is included. ment so the Board can review them. Second- replace one if it is determined that the over the 50 square feet if needed. Seconded
Michael Dube: In the amount of ed by Selectman Bowles. All in favor. donated trailer is in better condition than by Selectman Bowles. All in favor. Motion
$8,400.00, no Certificate of Insurance Motion carried. Discussion ensued regard- what is currently in place. carried. The Board will have Office Manag-
included. ing getting clarification on a few of the bids The Board received copies of the weekly er Jean Lee forward letters advising of the
Zalenski Contracting: In the amount of submitted. expenditure reports for review. bid award.
$5,802.50, Certificate of Insurance is Chairman Ives closed the public hearing Selectman Bowles moved to approve the The Board discussed the appointment
included. at 7:42 p.m. and reconvened the Selectmen’s employee pay rate increases as approved at papers for Special Duty Police Officers for
AA Randall and Sons: In the amount of Meeting. the March 2008 Town Meeting, for the two NASCAR Race Events. Selectman
$7,643.00 with an additional charge for sub- Chairman Ives discussed the issue 2008–2009 budget effective July 1, 2008. Bowles moved to appoint the Special Police
stantial replacement of rotted roof boards, brought up at last week’s meeting by Bob Seconded by Selectman Maxﬁeld. All in Ofﬁcers for June 21–30, 2008 and Septem-
no Certificate of Insurance included. Fiske regarding increasing the fees for traf- favor. Motion carried. ber 6–15, 2008. Seconded by Selectman
J.C. Home Improvements: In the amount fic duty due to the increase in fuel costs. The Board received copies of the Maxﬁeld. All in favor. Motion carried.
of $8,700.00, no Certificate of Insurance Discussion ensued regarding the need to invoice from LGC Property-Liability Trust Chairman Ives opened the Public Hear-
included. If re-shingled over existing roof- cover the town’s costs. The Board will have for review. The Board discussed the ing for the opening of the Cemetery Bids at
ing material the cost would be $5,200.00. Office Manager Jean Lee research the pro- change where ambulances can be covered 7:15 p.m. He read the Public Notice for
This bid includes the cost of legally dispos- cedure to increase the costs associated with for replacement costs like fire trucks are. those present. The Bids received are as fol-
ing of the old shingles. police details and traffic duty. The Board will have Office Manager Jean lows:
Engelwood Construction Corp.: In the Selectman Bowles moved to adjourn the Lee review the ambulance replacement Chicoine Construction Co., Weare NH:
amount of $7,765.00, no Certificate of meeting at 7:47 p.m. Seconded by Select- costs. In the amount of $22,300.00.
Insurance included. man Maxﬁeld. All in favor. Meeting The Board received copies of the Major Paquette Construction, Loudon NH: In
Chairman Ives stated AA Randall and adjourned. Assembly Supplemental Conditions for the amount of $10,960.00.
Sons is out of Glenburn, Maine and the NHMS from Fire Chief Jeff Burr for review. Absolute Painting, Londonderry NH: In
other bidders are more local. Chip Cochran THE LOUDON BOARD OF SELECTMEN The Board received copies of a letter the amount of $5,489.59.
stated he felt that the way the bid specs were Steven R. Ives, Chairman sent to VOA for review. The Board reviewed each of the bids for
written it would be difficult for anyone to Dustin J. Bowles, Selectman The Board received copies of a letter completeness. Discussion ensued. Select-
bid on the job without knowing what kind of Roger A. Maxﬁeld, Selectman sent to Geraldine Gowlis from Bob Fiske man Maxﬁeld moved to take the Cemetery
regarding the meeting between the Select- Fence bids under advisement to review them
men and Mr. Fiske. administratively for completeness. Second-
The Board received copies of the Plan- ed by Selectman Bowles. Chairman Ives
ning Board draft meeting minutes of June stated the Board will check out references
POWER SCREENED LOAM
19, 2008 for review.
The Board received two scholarship
thank you notes for review.
The Board received copies of an e-mail
on the contractors.
Chairman Ives closed the Public Hearing
and reconvened the Selectmen’s Meeting.
Selectman Bowles moved to adjourn the
from the Louis Berger Group to DES meeting at 7:33 p.m. Seconded by Select-
Delivered $17/yard regarding the Berry Road report. man Maxfield. All in favor. Meeting
The Board received copies of an e-mail adjourned.
LOAM AND Sand • Gravel Products from PSNH regarding changes to removal
of power line vegetation. THE LOUDON BOARD OF SELECTMEN
THE LOAM MAN The Board received copies of a price Steven R. Ives, Chairman
AAMBI • 736-8545 increase notice from Concord Sand and Dustin J. Bowles, Selectman
Gravel for review. Roger A. Maxﬁeld, Selectman
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Selectmen’s Meeting Minutes — July 1, 2008
Present: Selectmen Ives, Bowles, and was not planned for during budget time. Mr. Rice stated that the Highway Crew ramp, and items that the Board wanted to
Maxfield. Chairman Ives asked about the timeframe had been busy trying to pick up after the address out of the encumbered funds.
Also present: Fire Chief Jeff Burr, Road for this project. Mr. Regan said he felt that storm as there were many trees down and The Board received copies of the Fire
Agent David Rice, and Rick Broider from the desire was to begin as soon as possible, washouts. Department billing to NHMS for the Sprint
LYAA. but the permits needed to be in place before Mr. Rice said that the Highway Crew Cup Race in the amount of $42,422.75.
Chairman Ives called the meeting to they can grub. He said that the School Dis- had been cutting brush and getting ready The Board received copies of the Berry
order at 6:30 p.m. trict would not want to leave the project to for paving. He stated that he had spoken Road drainage monitoring report from the
Selectman Maxﬁeld moved to approve sit once it is started. Mr. Regan said that the with Pike regarding the contract and asphalt Louis Berger Group for review.
the Selectmen’s Meeting Minutes of Tues- fields can be cut, seeded and utilized with- prices and is waiting for the final figures. The Board received copies of a letter and
day, June 24, 2008 as presented. Seconded out the irrigation system, if needed. He said Discussion ensued regarding price hold for meeting minutes of the VOA advisory
by Selectman Bowles. All in favor. Motion that the hope is to have it seeded by this fall. last year’s work and that the price hold was board.
carried. Selectman Maxfield said that his concern is not a guarantee for this year’s work. The Board received correspondence and
The Board met with Rick Broider of that this is School District property, and Mr. Rice stated there are still some a training schedule regarding upcoming
LYAA. aside from paying the taxes to the School issues with drainage on Berry Road. Dis- elections from the Secretary of State’s
Mr. Broider discussed the Merrimack District as voted, the Town typically does cussion ensued. Office. Discussion ensued. The Selectmen
Valley School District property next to the not get involved with funding of building Mr. Rice said the Highway Crew had agreed that they would be attending one of
Loudon Elementary School relative to turn- projects for the School District. Discussion been working on culverts. the training sessions.
ing it into two soccer fields, 55 additional ensued regarding charitable contributions Chairman Ives asked if Mr. Rice had The Board received copies of a letter and
parking spaces, well, irrigation, and light- and clearing and stumping. Selectman checked out the storage trailer offered to attachments from Rhetta and Jim Weaver on
ing. He showed the Board proposed plans Bowles asked if any revenue received from the town. Mr. Rice said that he did look at the Energy Committee meeting they attend-
for the new fields. Mr. Broider stated that the clearing and stumping would be able to the trailer, but at this time they do not need ed on behalf of the Town. The Board
the School District has been very supportive go back tot his project, or would it have to any additional trailers at the Transfer Sta- thanked Mr. and Mrs. Weaver for attending
for this project. He said that LYAA is going go in to the School District general fund. tion. The Board will forward their apprecia- the meeting.
to put together a volunteer drive and put Mr. Regan said the plan is for that to hap- tion to the Cumming’s family, but will The Board received copies of a notice of
some of LYAA funds towards making this pen. Mr. Broider said that is what the Super- decline the offer. July 1 rate increases from PSNH.
project happen. Mr. Broider went on to say intendent said would happen. Discussion Mr. Rice reminded the Board that he The Board received copies of the June
that he plans to speak with all the abutters ensued regarding leaving the new parking would be on vacation next week. He said Zoning Board Meeting Minutes for review.
and go over the boundary lines, buffer area, lot gravel with the exception of the apron at that the Highway Crew would be working The Board received past due ambulance
etc., to be sure no one has any issues with the end of the Elementary School parking on Upper City Road next week. Mr. Rice bills for review. Selectman Bowles moved to
this project. He advised the Board that they area. Mr. Regan said that the entrance to the will contact Alan Barton as they will need forward past due ambulance account
would have to apply for “an alteration of ter- fields would be off of School Street. Select- another truck driver for a while. #40067 in the amount of $535.60, account
rain permit,” due to the fact that they would man Bowles stated that this area would be Discussion ensued regarding ways that #26319 in the amount of $561.10, account
be clearing more than 100,000 square feet, good to use for snow storage if needed. all departments could conserve and help #39712 in the amount of $544.10 to collec-
DES requires that this permit be in place. Selectman Bowles suggested that they go with the rising fuel costs for the ensuing tion, and account #38235 in the amount of
Mr. Broider said that Nobis would be han- and talk with Planning/Zoning Secretary year such as not having equipment idling for $25.49 not to go to collections. Seconded by
dling the permits and plans. He said Fred Donna White so they can get on the agenda long periods of time, planning trips to con- Selectman Maxﬁeld. All in favor.
Regan and Mike Martin would be bringing for discussion with the Planning Board. The serve, lowering the temperatures of build- The Board received copies of an e-mail
this before the School Board for their Board agreed that this project should go ings in the winter. The Board agreed that the from Tony Marcotte regarding Staniels
approval. Discussion ensued regarding abut- before the Planning Board as soon as possi- Highway Department has done a lot to cut Road. The e-mail states CVAD will not do
ters, the need to come before the Planning ble. Mr. Regan said that he will be sure that the idling time. Chairman Ives said the Fire any work to the road itself until after discon-
Board due to the size, Sno-Shakers trails, the School District covers the lighting and Department will do what they can to con- tinuance status is approved at town meeting
and the Selectmen offering the use of the possibly some of the labor. The Board serve and he will talk with Chief Fiske and in March. Discussion ensued regarding who
Community Building for possible meetings advised Mr. Broider that he should contact suggest running radar spots instead of all of would be filing the petition for discontinu-
with abutters. Fred Regan discussed the Office Manager Jean Lee when they are the traveling around to conserve. ance.
plans that the School District had drawn up ready to schedule the abutter meeting and The Board began their review of weekly The Board received notice of the Com-
with regard to future growth. Discussion the Board would waive the fee. correspondence. prehensive Shoreline Protection Act work-
ensued regarding if there were steep slopes The Board met with Fire Chief Jeff The Board received copies of a bid from shop in August.
of 20% or more and if there were then the Burr. JJ Carpets to replace the carpet in the lobby The Board received Scholarship thank
School District would need to come before Chief Burr discussed encumbering and upstairs middle room at the Town you notes for review.
the Zoning Board also. Selectman Maxfield money for fire pond projects. He discussed Office Building and also for the Communi- The Board received copies of a notice
asked about the property lines. Discussion a fire pond west of Gilmanton Road on ty Building. sent to Michael Milligan regarding asbestos
ensued regarding the proposed plan. Mr. Ridge Road that is in need of work to get The Board received copies of a quote removal.
Broider stated that at this point the School the pond accessible to fire equipment. from Fifield Building Restoration for work The Board received copies of the Leg-
District has provided plans that they had so Chief Burr discussed the desire of the prop- at the Town Hall as well as copies of a quote islative Policy Bulletin from NHMA.
there has been very little expense, but LYAA erty owner to access the pond through his from Target NE for review. Selectman The Board received copies of the June
would be looking to work with sponsors and driveway and issues that may arise from Bowles said that there is an issue with the 12, 2008 NHMS Traffic Conference min-
volunteers to keep the costs down. Mr. Broi- using this access. He said that the property fire escape on the side of the building where utes and attachments for review.
der discussed the desire to put in an artesian owner does not want the poplar tree cut that it needs to be secured. He discussed the issue Chairman Ives stated that he had Office
well for irrigation and possibly for a future would gain easier access for the construc- of the clap boards on the exterior rotting Manager Jean Lee follow up on references
concession stand. It was stated that the only tion crews and fire equipment. Chief Burr because of the water splashing from runoff. for Absolute Painting and all of the refer-
areas that are going to be disturbed are the will speak with the landowner again to dis- Discussion ensued regarding the quotes. ences contacted had only good things to say.
areas for the two soccer fields and the park- cuss options for the repairs. The Board will Selectman Bowles said he felt the founda- Chairman Ives went on to say that Absolute
ing area. Mr. Regan stated that they want to forward a letter to the landowner if needed. tion needs to be addressed and the issue with Painting had the lowest bid which was
keep as many trees for a buffer as possible. The Board will discuss encumbering funds the fire escape also should be addressed. The $5,489.59 and the next lowest bid was
He went on to say that he felt the company for this project with Office Manger Jean Board will follow up with the historical doc- $10,960.00. Discussion ensued regarding
that maintains the School District Ball Lee. uments relative to the Town Hall Building budget figures, cemetery mowing and main-
Fields would probably be willing to donate Chief Burr advised the Board that the and what can and cannot be done to the tenance figures, and issues with encumber-
to the project as well. Mr. Regan said that generator at Station 2 has possibly been hit building to be sure that the work is done to ing funds. The Board reviewed the
the School District would take care of the by lightening and is not working at full preserve the historic value of the building. information within the bid and discussed the
lighting and would probably take care of the power. He stated that he has contacted the Discussion ensued. Selectman Bowles dis- timeframe for completion. Chip Cochran
crossing over Old Concord Road and put in Local Government Center and filed a cussed Steve Fifield’s concerns regarding asked if there was anything put in place to
underground wiring. Mr. Regan stated that claim. Discussion ensued regarding the jacking the building up due to the issue that ensure that if the work is not completed, or
basically the School District would like to generator and its history. Chief Burr when the cupola was put back up it was put not done to standards, the Town could
have this as a joint venture and that the reviewed an estimate from Harry O Electric in plumb and if the building is jacked, it will recoup some of the cost. Chairman Ives said
fields would basically be used by the for approximately $18,000.00. Discussion knock the cupola out of alignment. Discus- the references checked out and that with the
Loudon Elementary School and LYAA as ensued. sion ensued regarding funding and budget location of the project there will be enough
the School District athletic fields are in the The Board met with Road Agent David information. Selectman Bowles said that the people keeping an eye on things. The Board
Penacook area and with the gas prices he Rice. Church is ready to get the work done and are stated that the payment schedule is based on
does not see the School District planning to Mr. Rice advised the Board that he had prepared to pay their half of the bills. Dis- the amount of completion and the final pay-
transport kids if they do not have to. Select- spoken with Al Minery who has agreed to cussion ensued regarding doing the work in ment is not made until the Selectmen are
man Bowles said he would like to see LYAA stay at the same price as last year. Discus- stages and that the foundation would be the happy with the work. Discussion ensued
get all the sponsorship and donations that sion ensued regarding areas that Mr. Min- priority, election inspections, work that had regarding the granite posts. Selectman Max-
they can get as the budget is going to be ery would be brush cutting. been completed, issues with the handicapped
stretched with fuel prices, and this project Selectmen — continued on page 26
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ﬁeld moved to accept the contract with
Selectmen’s Meeting Minutes — July 8, 2008
Absolute Painting and Remodeling, LLC, of
14 Millard Lane, Londonderry, NH to repair Present: Selectmen Ives, Bowles, and stated they are trying to encumber any funds come from LYAA. The Board agreed to this
and paint the Village Cemetery Fence as per Maxfield. to go towards fuel costs for next year. request. Selectman Maxﬁeld moved to
the quoted speciﬁcations in the amount of Also present: Police Chief, Code En- Selectman Bowles asked Chief Fiske if he encumber $856.07 from the 2007–2008
$5,489.59. Seconded by Selectman Bowles. forcement/Compliance Officer Bob Fiske would be willing to give back his ½% over Recreation Department Budget line #01-
All in favor. Motion carried. and Zoning Board member Roy Merrill. the 2% employee COLA to help with the 45200-800-850 and further to allow
Chairman Ives stated that the Board Chairman Ives called the meeting to budget. Chief Fiske said he would consider $1,000.00 to come from the 2008–2009
wanted to meet with all the Department order at 6:30 p.m. it if all the other employees would agree to Recreation Budget line #01-45200-700-710,
Heads to discuss the encumbrances and Selectman Maxﬁeld moved to approve give back their increases. Selectman Bowles with the remaining balance to be paid by
ways to conserve fuel and cut costs for the the Selectmen’s Meeting Minutes of Tues- said he would be willing to give back his LYAA as requested by Recreation Chairman
budget. Selectman Bowles said the Select- day, July 1, 2008 as presented. Seconded by increase if Chief Fiske would. Chief Fiske Alicia Grimaldi. Seconded by Selectman
men need to get the ball moving on planning Selectman Bowles. All in favor. Motion car- said he would consider it if every employee Bowles. The Selectmen discussed the Recre-
for the possible funding shortages in this ried. agreed. Selectman Bowles said “It doesn’t ation Budget for 2007–2008 and stated
new budget before it comes to the point Chairman Ives stated that the Board of hurt to ask.” there was not enough money in line item
where it is too late to do anything about it. Permit Meeting was cancelled as there were Selectman Bowles asked if there were #01-45200-800-850 but there was enough
He said it would be a week or so before the no items on the agenda. any code enforcement issues. Chairman money in the bottom line for the $856.07 to
final bills are paid from the 07–08 Budget. The Board met with Police Chief, Code Ives stated there is still an issue with the be encumbered. Selectman Maxﬁeld moved
John Plummer was recognized from the Enforcement/Compliance Officer Bob sand on Mudgett Hill from the property to amend the motion to take $856.07 from
audience and asked if there were any funds Fiske. owned by Mr. Sanborn. Discussion ensued the 2007–2008 Recreation Department bud-
available for repairs to the Town Pound. Chief Fiske presented the Board with regarding Mr. Sanborn moving some of the get bottom line, account #45200. Seconded
Selectman Bowles said that project is in the four billings from the Nascar Race event. sand and heavy rains that would have by Selectman Bowles. All in favor. Motion
planning stages, and they are having some- Chairman Ives stated the billing for NHMS washed down some of the leftover sand. carried.
one check out the project for input. Select- 2008 Lennox Industrial 301 event is for Discussion ensued regarding the Com- The Board discussed the replacement of
man Maxfield stated that the Selectmen have $225,965.20, Caterpillar, Inc., in the munity Action Program and fuel assistance the carpet in the lobby and for the upstairs
discussed putting in a Warrant Article for the amount of $301.00, Motorsports Authentics to individuals. middle office at the Town Office Building.
next Town Meeting for this purpose. Chip in the amount of $688.00, and C.N. Brown The Board began their review of weekly The Selectmen agreed that the carpet at the
Cochran asked if this subject had come up at in the amount of $1,032.00 for manpower at correspondence. Community Building will not be replaced at
Town Meeting or part of a Selectmen’s the race event. Chairman Ives asked if there The Board received information that this time but will be cleaned instead. Select-
Meeting. The Board said they felt it was at a were any issues during the race event. Chief Office Manager Jean Lee had contacted man Bowles moved to encumber $1,300.00
Selectmen’s Meeting and it had been dis- Fiske said there were no real issues, but the Peter Michaud of NH Division of Historical for the purpose of re-carpeting the lobby
cussed on more than one occasion. Discus- rain did not help. Resources regarding putting a roof over the and upstairs middle room at the Town Ofﬁce
sion ensued regarding the condition of the Mr. Fiske discussed the signs at NHMS fire escape at the Town Hall and was Building, funds to be withdrawn from line
property and its historical value. relative to the movement. He stated that he advised there are no restrictions other than #01-41941-400-430 Town Ofﬁce and Com-
Selectman Bowles moved to adjourn the has spoken with the Track as noted in past local zoning restrictions. The Board will munity Building Repairs. Seconded by
meeting at 8:40 p.m. Seconded by Select- minutes and advised the Board that the look at the fire escape issue. Selectman Maxﬁeld. All in favor. Motion
man Maxﬁeld. All in favor. Meeting movement is at approximately 5 second The Board discussed the request by the carried.
adjourned. intervals. Mr. Fiske said the banners that are Recreation Department for a Wal-mart cred- The Board received copies of the revised
attached to the back of the grandstands it card. Discussion ensued regarding the contracts with Pike Industries from Road
THE LOUDON BOARD OF SELECTMEN appear to fall under “Special Events” for purpose of the credit card, the limit amount, Agent David Rice. The Board reviewed the
Steven R. Ives, Chairman signs/banners. Discussion ensued regarding and the processing time for payments revised contracts and discussed the wording
Dustin J. Bowles, Selectman allowing banners and signage for special through Wal-mart. The Board will meet of the contracts. Selectman Bowles stated
Roger A. Maxﬁeld, Selectman events as well as the new sign that changes with Recreation Chairman Alicia Grimaldi the Board would table this issue until Dave
but no longer has moving parts or flashes. to clarify the request. Rice is back from vacation.
Discussion ensued regarding possibly hav- The Board received notice that Library The Board received copies of the con-
ing the Track go before the Zoning Board Trustee Sandra Blanchard contacted the tract for the 2009 Tax Maps with Carto-
for a Special Exception as well as the defin- Office regarding the Library appropriations graphic Associates for review and approval.
ition of “changeable.” Mr. Fiske said as far for 2008–2009. Ms. Blanchard advised Mrs. Selectman Bowles moved to approve and to
as he was concerned the sign interval would Lee that it would be difficult for the Library sign the contract with Cartographic Associ-
not get any faster than it currently is. Dis- Trustees to meet during the summer. Select- ates Inc., for the purpose of Tax Map prepa-
cussion ensued regarding the initial com- man Bowles said that Library Trustee Susan ration and updating in the amount of
plaints regarding the brightness and Kowalski stated at a Library Trustee meet- $4,800.00 for the 2008–2009 year. Second-
intensity of the sign, but now that it has been ing that she would be willing to come back ed by Selectman Maxﬁeld. All in favor.
toned down, it appears that there has only from her camp to meet at any time. Chair- Motion carried.
been one complaint and it was not received man Ives stated that the Library operating The Board received copies of a portion
in any office but viewed in the newspaper. budget for fiscal year 2008–2009 is of the wetlands application from the Loudon
Chairman Ives said if anyone has a com- $134,952.00 which would be 12 monthly Country Club for review.
plaint they should come in and meet with payments of $11,246.00. He said the Board The Board received a letter from
the Selectmen. would be signing a letter of agreement with Michael Harris regarding Mr. Harris’s
Chairman Ives discussed the subject of the Trustees regarding the monthly pay- appeal to BTLA for review. Discussion
not having the police cruisers running all ments. Discussion ensued regarding the ensued regarding some items Mr. Harris is
the time in an effort to conserve fuel. Mr. Library budget. asking about that have nothing to do with
Fiske stated that he has made an effort to The Board received notice that Jason his appeal or the Town. Discussion ensued.
Scuba Instruction have the cruiser not run for at least 2 hours from Absolute Painting called regarding the Chairman Ives stated that Mr. Harris should
per day and he has been scheduling inspec- cemetery fence repairs and he estimates that approach the Federal Regulatory Board that
Sales & Service tions for four days per week to consolidate it will probably be August before he com- deals with leaded gasoline for his answers to
and conserve. Chairman Ives stated the pletes the repairs. gasoline questions.
Board has spoken with the Fire Chief and The Board received copies of the weekly The Board received information that the
Road Agent to address this issue with them expenditure report for review. Discussion account has been settled for the Pease prop-
603-228-9981 as well. Selectman Bowles said that all the ensued regarding fuel lines in the budget erty.
departments need to do whatever they can in and amounts used by each department for The Board received correspondence
163 Manchester St. all areas to conserve, as the fuel costs are heat and fuel costs over the past year. The from Comcast regarding digital TV transi-
Concord, N.H. going to hit the budget hard. The Selectmen Board will make their final decision on the tion as well as a Community Investment
noted that there is a State Statute that says amount of money to encumber once they Report.
03301 the Police Department cannot over spend receive information from Huckleberry Oil. The Board received Scholarship thank
their budget by more than 10%. The Board The Board received a request from the you notes.
Recreation Committee to encumber their Selectman Bowles moved to adjourn the
remaining funds to go towards the purchase meeting at 8:05 p.m. Seconded by Select-
of new playground equipment at the Recre- man Maxﬁeld. All in favor. Meeting
ation Field, with LYAA to pay the remaining adjourned.
The Deadline for the balance. Chairman Ives stated that the
amount requested to be encumbered is THE LOUDON BOARD OF SELECTMEN
September 2008 “Loudon Ledger” $856.07 from the 2007–2008 Budget, and Steven R. Ives, Chairman
$1,000.00 will be taken from the 2008– Dustin J. Bowles, Selectman
is Friday, August 15. 2009 Recreation Parks and Maintenance Roger A. Maxﬁeld, Selectman
Supplies line and the remaining funds to
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Planning Board Minutes — June 19, 2008
Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m. by needed and which of these lots is best suited safe, and the state is very interested in the road or the deal would not go through. There
Chairman Tom Dow. for the project. He stated that they would project. Mr. Creley said that the mixing is was discussion of the terrain and future
have to go to the Zoning Board for special done internally and that there would be no plans for the parcel. Tom Dow said that Mr.
exceptions for the tank sizes and use. Mr. aboveground, external mixing. Scott Boyer should see about the variance before
Chairman Tom Dow, Vice Chairman
Smith noted that he did not see anything Maltzie, also representing Mr. Gilbert, stat- doing anything more with the Planning
Stan Prescott, Tom Moore, Steve Jackson,
about aquifers in the regulations or Zoning ed that this would be the second ethanol Board. He said that the length of the road
Gary Tasker, Henry Huntington, Ex-Ofﬁcio
Ordinance. He stated that this facility would facility in New England. He explained that would be one thing to look at. There was
Dustin Bowles, and Alternates Bob Ordway
be for ethanol, diesel and gas, and he dis- special flexible fuel vehicles (FFV) are discussion of the road going through to
and Jeff Green.
cussed the plan to create E85. Mr. Smith needed in order to use E85. Stan Prescott Concord which Mr. Boyer explained cannot
Julie Robinson was present to represent
stated that there are wetlands that would asked to clarify that there would be gas, be done. Stan Prescott said that it would
the Conservation Commission.
have to be mapped. He said that the facility ethanol, and diesel onsite. Mr. Creley stated appear that the road is about a mile long and
Acceptance of Minutes: would have to be designed and approved to that the ethanol is turned into E85. He said that Mr. Boyer should consider a loop road.
May 15, 2008 Regular Meeting. Henry state standards. that there would be two 12,000 gallon tanks Chairman Dow asked the Board’s thoughts
Huntington made a motion to approve the Mr. Smith asked if he should come to the and one 5,000 gallon tank, all underground on how Mr. Boyer should proceed. Gary
minutes as written; seconded by Tom Board with a layout first or go right to the which is safer. Tom Moore asked if the pip- Tasker said that Mr. Boyer should go to the
Moore. All were in favor. Zoning Board. Gary Tasker said that the ing would be double-walled. Mr. Creley said Zoning Board before much more effort is
June 4, 2008 Land Development Regu- Zoning Board should be first. Stan Prescott that it would be and that it was Teflon interi- put into the project. He said that he would
lations Work Session. Steve Jackson made a agreed. Mr. Prescott pointed out the defini- or surface. not be in agreement with a mile-long road
motion to approve the minutes as written; tions of commercial and industrial in the Tom Dow asked about the traffic flow. so a loop road should be considered. Bob
seconded by Stan Prescott. All were in favor. Land Development Regulations. Gary Mr. Gilbert stated that he has seven tractors Ordway said that it would be good to have
Tasker asked if there would be a building on and trailers and eight 10-wheelers. He said Rainbow Drive improved.
Public Hearing on Land Development
the lot. Mr. Smith said there would be a that they have facilities in Tamworth, Laco-
Regulations: Old Business:
canopy for the filling area, a small building nia, and Hooksett. Mr. Gilbert said that all
Chairman Dow opened the public hear- Application #08-06, CVAD, LLC —
for mechanical, and tanks underground. Mr. .
of their pickups are FFV He said they would
ing at 7:07 p.m. Draft copies of the regula- Major Site Development, Located on Route
Tasker asked if this would be a 24-hour be using a tanker to fill vehicles at the busi-
tions and a summary of the proposed 106 in the C/I District. Map 1, Lot 49.
operation. Mr. Gilbert said it would only be ness locations so that would hold down the
changes were handed out to members of the Chairman Dow read a request from Tony
used during the normal hours of work. Mr. traffic at the Loudon facility. Bob Ordway
public. Mr. Dow stated that most of the Marcotte that this application be tabled for
Tasker said that the Board would be looking asked about the availability of the ethanol.
changes were to bring the regulations into one month so that they have time to address
for information on lighting, the direction of Mr. Gilbert said that there are two locations
conformity with the wording of the Zoning the town engineer’s comments. Gary Tasker
travel, security, hours, and other items noted to get it, one in New York and one in New
Ordinance and to create consistency made a motion to continue this application
in the regulations. Hampshire.
throughout the regulations. He noted that to July 17, 2008, 7:00 p.m. at the Communi-
Mr. Smith said they would have an envi- There was Board discussion about this
there was a change in the road width on the ty Building; seconded by Dustin Bowles. All
ronmental engineer working on the project. being a commercial or industrial use. Each
road profile page and that there was a were in favor. There will be no further
Gary Tasker asked how far this facility is member individually stated that they felt it
change in the turn-around section as well. notice.
from the business location. Mr. Smith said would be a commercial use. Mr. Gilbert was
Steve Jackson thanked Donna for her com- Application #08-07, DJP Realty Trust
the main location is on Route 107 in Laco- advised to go to the Zoning Board for the
prehensive review of the regulations and the — Major Subdivision, Located on Bee
nia. Roy Creley stated that this facility required approvals.
revision work done over the last year. Hole Road, in the RR District. Map 12, Lot
would be similar to a state highway garage Don Boyer — Mr. Boyer explained that
Don Boyer asked who gets the six copies 4. Chairman Dow read a request from Web
with a canopy and a couple of gas pumps. It he has an option to purchase property cur-
of plans required in Article 12. Donna Stout that this application be tabled for
was stated that the lights could be minimal, rently owned by Debra Rattee, Map 47, Lot
explained that the plans are for the Board, month so that they have time to address the
the canopy covers the pumps from the 44. He said that there is a small right-of-way
code enforcement, and fire department to town engineer’s comments. Steve Jackson
weather, and there would be a small build- that comes out onto School Street. Mr.
review. There were no further questions made a motion to continue this application
ing for tank monitoring. Mr. Creley pointed Boyer said if he purchases the property his
from the public. Gary Tasker made a motion to July 17, 2008, 7:00 p.m. at the Communi-
out that the state’s rules on this type of facil- intent would be to upgrade Rainbow Drive
to close the hearing to the public and open it ty Building; seconded by Stan Prescott.
ity are some of the strongest in the country. to town specifications with a turn-around at
to the Board only; seconded by Stan There will be no further notice.
He stated that DES reviews the designs the end. He said that he would like the
Prescott. All were in favor. There was brief
which have to be certified by engineers and Board’s opinion of upgrading a private road New Business:
discussion about the changes, mostly
he talked of the state’s setback requirements to town specs, noting that he would be doing Application #08-10, New England
“housekeeping.” Gary Tasker made a
for such facilities. Mr. Creley explained that the drainage, paving, and other require- Flower Farms, LLC — Site Development,
motion to approve the changes as written;
the tanks are steel inside and fiberglass out- ments. Julie Robinson asked what the intent Located on Pleasant Street in the RR Dis-
seconded by Tom Moore. All were in favor.
side. He said that they have to be compatible was for the big piece. Mr. Boyer stated that trict, Map 6, Lot 3. Henry Huntington
Discussion: with the product, noting that the piping is he would create four lots on the front of the recused himself from this case. Bob Ordway
Del Gilbert — Steve Smith of Steve also double-walled and it is all monitored. parcel on Rainbow Drive and then build was appointed as a voting member. Jeff
Smith & Associates spoke on behalf of Mr. He said that the system has to be inspected another road to the remainder of the parcel. Green of JLG Enterprises represented the
Gilbert. He introduced Roy Creley of Lakes annually. Mike Labonte said that this would be a pos- applicant. Abutter Wes Jones was present.
Region Environmental. Mr. Smith stated Stan Prescott asked about the well situa- itive improvement for the town with regard Tom Moore made a motion to accept the
that he is working on a refueling facility for tion. He said a gas station has to be 500' and to emergency situations. Bob Ordway application as complete and move to public
Del Gilbert & Sons. He handed out some he asked how this facility would comply. agreed, saying that it would be good overall hearing; seconded by Steve Jackson. All
basic conceptual plans for the proposed Mr. Creley said that he was not sure and that to have the road upgraded. were in favor.
facility to be placed on one of Mr. Gilbert’s he has to look at the regulations and layout. Tom Dow said that the subdivision has to Mr. Green gave an overview of the plan.
properties on Shaker Road, Map 49, Lots He said it is a very safe system, safer than have frontage on a town road so Mr. Boyer He said they are proposing to add a small
123 & 124. Mr. Smith said that a gas filling fuel and diesel. Mr. Prescott asked which of would have to bring the road up to town building, 42' x 108', to an existing green-
station seems to be the closest use permit- the lots was preferable. Mr. Creley said they specs first. Jeff Green asked about the house. Mr. Green stated that there would be
ted, noting that this facility would only be would look at both for turning radius, light- length of the road and if it goes to the Con- no ground or slope work done and that this
used by Del Gilbert vehicles. ing, security, and other criteria. Julie Robin- cord line. Mr. Boyer said it was 1600'. Tom would look just like the existing green-
Mr. Smith asked the Board if this would son asked what Mr. Smith meant by E85. Dow asked if it goes all the way through. house. He said there would be no outside
be considered a commercial or industrial Mr. Creley said that it is fuel consisting of Mr. Boyer said it goes to his current proper- lighting and that all existing grades would
use, stating that he has to have that determi- 85% ethanol and 15% gas. He said it would ty in Concord. He said he would need a vari-
nation so that he knows what size lot is be injected in the underground tanks, is very ance for the lot size on the pond side of the Planning — continued on page 28
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fans in the large greenhouse and trucks on and electricity will be run from the main Board Discussion:
Planning — continued from 27 nights and weekends. building and there is a self-contained hold- Wellington Lane — Attorney Mayer
remain. Mr. Green said that access would be Stan Prescott stated that the size of the ing tank below the building for sanitary dis- wrote a letter to Mr. Aversa about the
through the existing greenhouse. He said building should be put on the plan. Mr. posal. Mr. Sargent said that this would be a guardrail that needed to be installed. Mr.
that he has recalculated the lot coverage and Green said that he would make that correc- temporary placement to be used this year Aversa had the work done. Stan Prescott,
the addition of the building puts them at tion. Chairman Dow closed the hearing to for the two major race events. Tom Dow Tom Dow, and Dustin Bowles each went to
9.15% coverage of the lot, still under the the public and opened it to the Board only. asked to clarify that it was for this racing look at the guardrail and each feels that the
10% that is allowed. Gary Tasker addressed the fire chief’s letter season only. Mr. Sargent said it would be guardrail was not extended to the point that
Tom Dow asked if there would be any with reference to the chief’s comment about specific to those two major events. Tom was agreed upon. There was discussion as to
effect on traffic flow. Mr. Green said that him approving all plans before this con- Moore asked if it was to be moved at the end where the guardrail was to end (closer to the
there would not because this is only for struction can begin. Tom Dow said that he of the season. Mr. Sargent said that it would nearest driveway), the liability that remains,
plant research such as new types of plants feels the Board could approve the plans if be moved. He said the Board will probably and how best to address the matter. Donna
and how they react to fertilizers and grow- they chose to because they have been told see something permanent at some point was asked to have Tony Puntin do a site
ing conditions. Mr. Dow asked if there by the applicant that they have the engi- because the applicants are doing a whole visit, inspect the guardrail in relation to past
would be any chemical mixing. Henry neered plans and there will be no chemicals master plan. discussions, and provide comments back to
Huntington stated that there would be noth- or anything different from the existing oper- Stan Prescott asked what permitted use the Board.
ing different in this building than what is ations. He said that the fire chief would be this would fall under. Mike Labonte said Donna informed the Board that she
already done onsite. He said that they need given the same information and could that he is confused with the town laws with received a call from a homeowner on
to continue to improve the products, grow review the plans before the building permit regard to permits, citing an individual Wellington Lane about an issue with his dri-
and produce better products, and that noth- is issued. being able to put up a building without veway. The homeowner has filled in the
ing is to be sold out of this building as it is Gary Tasker made a motion to approve having to come before the Board. He asked drainage swale at the front of his property
all research and development. Gary Tasker the site development as presented; seconded why NHMS has to come to the Board for a because the water was washing out his dri-
asked why the jog in that corner of the exist- by Steve Jackson. Dustin Bowles said that temporary building. Chairman Dow said veway. Upon investigation it was deter-
ing greenhouse was left initially. Mr. Green the Board seems to be alright with the ﬁre that the Board and town wants to see mined that a culvert should have been
pointed out a section that was previously chief’s letter but Mr. Huntington needs to everything as it progresses and it is part of installed at the time that the driveway was
added for a production area and explained address the letter directly with the chief as maintaining the working relationship constructed. The homeowner will correct
that the area was not brought across the full well. Stan Prescott advised Mr. Huntington between the track and the town. He pointed the swale to its original design and approach
width of the existing greenhouse at that to write a response to the ﬁre chief and copy out that commercial development is differ- Mr. Aversa about the culvert.
time. Mr. Huntington explained that they the Planning Board. All were in favor. ent from personal building. Bob Ordway Gravel Pits — Donna asked the Board
have a new person doing research and Henry Huntington returned to the Board. said it is also about keeping the site plan who has jurisdiction over gravel pits. There
development and they feel this would be a Bob Ordway returned to the position of current. Tom Dow said it is important for was discussion of how these sites have been
perfect use of that corner. Alternate. Jeff Green returned to the table. the fire and police departments to know handled in the past and that the Selectmen’s
Gary Tasker stated that the fire chief Application #08-11, NH Motor Speed- what is on the site as well. Henry Hunting- office seems to oversee them. Donna will
submitted a letter to the Board with some way (NHMS) — Site Development, Locat- ton said it is all part of site development. continue to review 155-E to determine the
questions. Mr. Huntington said that one of ed on Route 106, in the C/R District. Map Mark Sargent said he did not look at the Board’s role with regard to gravel pits.
the items in the letter was a request for engi- 61, Lot 5. Mark Sargent of Richard Bartlett uses. He said they were told by Chief Fiske CNHRPC — Steve Jackson reported
neered plans which he has and will show to & Associates represented the applicants. No that it would be alright, they just had to see that he attended a recent CNHRPC meeting.
the chief. He said another question was
abutters were present. Steve Jackson and the Board. Henry Huntington asked if this He presented hand-outs from the new trans-
about chemicals and that there will be no Dustin Bowles recused themselves from this building is for attendees or company portation commissioner, paperwork on SB
chemicals involved. case. Bob Ordway was appointed to be a usage. Mr. Sargent said that he believed it 342 which is a workforce housing bill that
Wes Jones said that the concern of him- voting member in Mr. Jackson’s place. Tom was for the company’s use but was not told. needs to be looked at closely, a copy of the
self and others on the road was an increase Moore made a motion to accept this appli- Steve Jackson explained the bank system comprehensive shoreland protection act that
of traffic and fan noise. He said that they cation as complete and move to public hear- that will be used. He said this building becomes effective 7/1/08, and a list of ser-
now hear trucks start and leave in the early ing; seconded by Henry Huntington. All would not be open to the public. vices and fees for CNHRPC.
morning. Mr. Jones said that he has talked were in favor. Chairman Dow closed the hearing to the
with Henry Huntington about the loud- Report of the ZBA:
Mark Sargent gave an overview of the public and opened it to the Board only. He
speakers at the facility. He said that they are Donna reported that there are seven
project which is to place a 52' x 28' modular stated that this is for a temporary building to
still hearing that noise, even on weekends. applications on this month’s agenda, all of
building to be used as a bank next to the be used for this season. Stan Prescott asked
Mr. Jones said that they can also hear the them being for special exceptions for
main office building. He said that the water if they know when the building will be taken
out. Mr. Sargent said that he understood that
it is for this season only. Mr. Prescott asked Report of the Board of Permit:
the Board if they should put a sunset on it. Stan Prescott reported that the group dis-
I Fully Insured Leo Mulleavey Jeff Green said they could do that or have cussed four hawker & peddler permits, the
Master Electrician the applicants come back for renewal landscaping and lights at the new VOA site
I Free Estimates approval. There was brief discussion on how due to concerns of abutters, a request to
213 Clough Pond Road to set a timeframe of the temporary struc- condominiumize a property on Hardy Road,
Residential Loudon, NH 03307 ture. the new race track sign which was deter-
Commercial Chairman Dow read a request for a waiv- mined to be a code enforcement matter that
Tel/Fax: 603-783-9569 er of site specific soil mapping. A motion to needs to be addressed, a safety issue on
Generator Systems Cell: 603-491-9782 grant the waiver was made by Bob Ordway; Mudgett Hill Road, and the withdrawal of
seconded by Gary Tasker. All were in favor. an application for a boarding house by
Mulleavey Electric, LLC Chairman Dow read a request for a waiver
of elevation drawings prepared by an archi-
tect. A motion to grant the waiver was made
Geraldine Gowlis and inspection of that
property by Bob Fiske. Mr. Fiske will fol-
low up with subsequent inspections to
Pride in Every Job by Henry Huntington; seconded by Gary ensure that the additional kitchens are per-
Tasker. All were in favor. manently removed.
There was no further discussion. Tom
Moore made a motion to approve the
A motion to adjourn at 9:34 p.m. was
request for a temporary building for one
made by Gary Tasker; seconded by Henry
year as presented; seconded by Bob Ord-
Huntington. All were in favor.
way. All were in favor.
Dustin Bowles and Steve Jackson
returned to the Board.
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Zoning Board of Adjustment Minutes — June 26, 2008
REGULAR HEARING Mr. Jackson said that the buyer’s title attor- Michael Drotar spoke on behalf of the map shows it as a small lot. Mr. Smith
Chairman Dave Powelson called the ney said he could not justify that it is a sep- applicant. Abutters have been notified; none explained that there were twenty lots created
Loudon Zoning Board of Adjustment meet- arate lot of record and that Mr. Jackson were present. Mr. Drotar submitted a letter in the late 1950s. The chairman said it is a
ing of June 26, 2008 to order at 7:00 p.m. at should go to the town and get clarification. from Richard and Gladys Murphy, the abut- non-conforming lot. Mr. Smith said that the
the Loudon Community Building. Mr. Jackson said that he has found the lot on ters most effected by this request, stating house was built in 1991, explaining that
town tax maps from the 1970s and tax cards that they are in agreement with the setback there was an existing foundation at the time
with 1985 records. Dave Powelson asked if reduction. Chairman Powelson stated that they purchased the lot. He stated that there
The following members were present:
it is a conforming lot of record. He said the Board members did a site visit last month are covenants that allow 20' setbacks. The
George Saunderson, Chairman Dave Powel-
question would be if the lot was conforming and went through the points of the applica- chairman said that he has a copy of the deed
son, Vice Chairman Ned Lizotte, Roy Mer-
or non-conforming when zoning passed in tion at the May meeting. He noted that the with those covenants; it was submitted for
rill, Howard Pearl, and Alternates Jim Venne
1987. He referred to Section S601 of the request is to reduce the rear setback from the file. It was noted that the tax maps are
and Jon Huntington.
Zoning Ordinance. Mr. Jackson stated that 25' to 15'. There were no questions from the for reference only. The chairman closed the
ACCEPTANCE OF MINUTES: this lot has 35' of frontage on Berry Road. public. The chairman closed the hearing to hearing to the public and opened it to the
Regular Hearing – Howard Pearl made Roy Merrill mentioned other lots that were the public and opened it to the Board only. Board only. Ned Lizotte made a motion to
a motion to approve the minutes of May 22, always considered lots of record but were George Saunderson made a motion to reduce the side setback from 30' to 20'; sec-
2008; seconded by George Saunderson. All not combined and were always taxed sepa- reduce the rear setback to 15' as presented; onded by Howard Pearl. Mr. Pearl said that
were in favor. rately. Mr. Jackson stated that he has a letter seconded by Roy Merrill. A roll vote was this is the only place on the lot to put a
Site Visits – George Saunderson made a from the selectmen saying this is a separate taken: Howard Pearl – Yes; Roy Merrill – garage. A roll vote was taken: Howard Pearl
motion to approve the site visit minutes of lot of record but the attorney wanted some- Yes; Dave Powelson – Yes; Ned Lizotte – – Yes; Roy Merrill – Yes; Dave Powelson –
May 24, 2008; seconded by Ned Lizotte. All thing from the Zoning Board. Discussion Yes; George Saunderson – Yes. Unanimous Yes; Ned Lizotte – Yes; George Saunderson
were in favor. continued about other lots, some having – PASSED – Yes. Unanimous – PASSED
Ned Lizotte made a motion to approve been combined, others left as individual Case #08-13, Neil & Stephanie Smith Case #08-14, Vasilios Lazos — Special
the site visit minutes of June 4, 2008; sec- lots. It was stated again that this lot has been — Special Exception for Reduced Setback, Exception for Reduced Setback, Map 55,
onded by Howard Pearl. All were in favor. on the tax maps since at least 1979. Howard Map 39, Lot 58. Abutters were notified; Lot 10. Abutters have been notified; none
Pearl said the problem would be if the lot is none were present. Chairman Powelson were present. Steve Melbourne represented
buildable. Mr. Jackson said that he under- stated that a site visit was done earlier this Mr. Lazos. He explained that this request to
Web Stout for DJP Realty — Mr. Stout
stands that a variance would be needed in month. He went through the points of the reduce the setback from 30' to 20' is for the
gave an overview of the proposed three lot
order to build on this lot. Chairman Powel- application. Mr. Smith said that they are placement of a 16' x 16' shed and why the
subdivision on Bee Hole Road, reminding
son read Section 601.1 of the Zoning Ordi- asking for the side setback to be reduced location was chosen. Mr. Melbourne gave
the Board that two special exceptions and a
nance. Ned Lizotte asked why the frontage from 30' to 20', noting that the abutting lot is pictures to the Board to show the area, not-
variance were previously approved for this
is only 35' instead of 50'. Mr. Jackson undeveloped at the point of encroachment. ing it is the flattest of the parcel. Roy Mer-
project. He said that the applicant is current-
explained that Mr. Berry gave the abutter The chairman asked if there were any ques- rill asked where the neighbor’s house sits in
ly before the Planning Board and that the
across the road a protective buffer at the tions from the Board. Roy Merrill said that conjunction to this proposed shed location.
town engineer has reviewed the plans and
front of this piece. George Saunderson everything was covered at the site walk. A It was noted that the house can be seen at a
submitted comments. One concern of the
asked if Mr. Jackson gets a separate tax bill. letter was received from abutters Kerry and reasonable distance away in one of the pic-
engineer is that the road is in a section of the
Mr. Jackson said that he does and that Sharon Drake and a call was received from tures submitted. Howard Pearl said that this
steep slope district. Mr. Stout stated that the
everyone has since the division of the abutter Sharyn Littizio, both in agreement request seems to be straightforward. Roy
cul-de-sac is to be dropped in elevation per
parcels. Roy Merrill said that he does not with the setback reduction. There were no Merrill said with the pictures and plan that
the ZBA variance. He said it would techni-
feel that they can say that something that questions from the public. Jon Huntington
cally still be in steep slopes that are man- Zoning — continued on page 30
has always been taxed as a lot cannot be asked about the lot size, noting that the tax
made. Roy Merrill said that he remembers
used due to zoning changes. Discussion
when this was brought up and he told the
continued about other examples, vacant lots
applicants that they did not have a variance
that were not combined, and two that were
unless they planed off the back side of the
combined but still did not make a conform-
cul-de-sac. He said that they all understood
ing lot. George Saunderson asked Mr. Jack-
that the road and driveway were discussed
son if he is selling this as a buildable lot. Mr.
and approved at the same time. Chairman
Jackson said he is not currently planning to
Powelson read the minutes of January 25,
sell it and knows that it is non-buildable
2007 with regard to the deliberation,
without a variance. Dave Powelson said that
motion, and approval, as well as the notice
would agree with his interpretation of Sec-
of decision that was issued. Mr. Stout said
tion 601.1. Howard Pearl pointed out that
that they need a clarification so that he can
Mr. Jackson would have to have an adjacent
address the engineer’s comment. Howard
lot in order to combine lots and Mr. Jackson
Pearl said that a letter of the intent could be
does not have that. The chairman stated that
issued. Ned Lizotte said that the notice
this is Mr. Jackson’s lot and is non-build-
seems to cover the road as well. He said he
did not think that a motion was necessary
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for review by the town engineer.
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Building; seconded by Ned Lizotte. All were Chairman Powelson closed the hearing Howard Pearl made a motion to continue
Zoning — continued from 29 in favor. There will be no further notifica- to the public and opened it to the Board this application to July 24, 2008 at 7:00
were submitted he does not feel that a site tion. only. Howard Pearl made a motion to p.m. at the Community Building; seconded
visit is necessary, adding that this is a shed Case #08-16, Michael & Nancy Dube approve the special exception to allow con- by Ned Lizotte. All were in favor. There will
on blocks in a flat area. — Special Exception for Reduced Setback, struction of a deck not protruding more than be no further notification.
Chairman Powelson went through the Map 58, Lot 69. Abutters have been noti- 9' from the house; seconded by George Case #08-18, Gail Robinson — Special
points of the application. Ned Lizotte stated fied; none were present. Mr. Dube Saunderson. Mr. Pearl said that it would be Exception for Reduced Setback, Map 4, Lot
that they have confirmed the location and explained that this request is to allow a deck pretty consistent with the area and that he 18. Abutters have been notified; none were
that the shed will be on blocks. The chair- on their home which will encroach on the does not want to hold this up in light of the present. Larry Ballin of the Barn Store rep-
man asked Mr. Melbourne for details of the front setback. He explained the property health and safety concerns. He said that resented the applicant. Mr. Ballin explained
shed. Mr. Melbourne said that it would be a location, noting that it is not on the pond enough can be seen from the pictures so that that the applicant has asked his company to
pre-made shed with windows that looks like side of Berry Road. Mr. Dube stated that the a site visit would not be critical to the deci- construct a pavilion where she currently has
a little house. There were no questions from deck was started before they were aware that sion. All agreed. A roll vote was taken: a riding ring. He said this would be a pole
the Board nor anyone who wished to speak a permit was required and that the building Howard Pearl – Yes; Roy Merrill – Yes; barn with a truss roof over, not enclosed.
in favor of or against the application. The department had sent them to the Board Dave Powelson – Yes; Roy Merrill – Yes; Mr. Ballin said they are seeking relief on the
chairman asked if Board members felt that a because of the setback encroachment. Howard Pearl – Yes. Unanimous – PASSED. front and side setbacks. Roy Merrill pointed
site visit should be done. Ned Lizotte said Chairman Powelson went through the points The Board agreed that they would still look out that a stonewall is generally the bound-
that he agrees with Mr. Merrill and that the of the application. There was discussion of at the property while in the area for another ary line and this design looks like it would
pictures clearly show the layout and the rela- the point where the measurement was taken site visit. be right against it. Mr. Ballin said that he
tionship to the other home. Jon Huntington from, the width of the right-of-way, and that Case #08-17, David & Karen Bast — measured from the travel way. Ned Lizotte
stated that a 16' x 16' shed is not going to it should be measured from the edge of the Special Exception for Reduced Setback, asked what is on the other side of the side
take up much space on a 3½ acre parcel. property to the edge of the deck. A site visit Map 39, Lot 11-3. Abutters have been noti- boundary. Mr. Ballin said that there is a
Roy Merrill stated that there is no site work was scheduled for July 9, 2008 at 6:15 p.m. fied; none were present. Karen Bast house approximately 150' to the other side
to be done so there is no disturbance of any Mr. Dube stated that they only have one explained that they want to use 5' to 8½' of of the boundary. He explained that the
kind. The chairman closed the hearing to the means of egress right now because they can- the side setback for a turn-around and thought would be that this area is already
public and opened it to the Board only. Ned not finish the deck. Jim Venne said that he garage. She showed a diagram with the disturbed rather than disturb any other vege-
Lizotte made a motion to reduce the side has no problem with the request after seeing house, proposed garage, and turn-around. tation. Roy Merrill said one concern would
setback from 30' to 20'; seconded by the pictures that were submitted by the Mrs. Bast said that the back corner of the be run off from the building.
Howard Pearl. Mr. Pearl said that he feels applicants. The chairman stated that the original garage design would be over the Mr. Ballin went through the points of the
that that applicant has met all of the crite- deck could be covered with planks for now setback line by 3.43' but the design had to application. He explained that the rear of the
ria. A roll vote was taken: George Saunder- to resolve the life safety issue. Mrs. Dube change in order to accommodate a set of property is sloped and has wetlands there-
son – Yes; Ned Lizotte – Yes; Dave Powelson stated that she will be having major back stairs that would go from the garage into the fore would not be usable for this purpose.
– Yes; Roy Merrill – Yes; Howard Pearl – surgery on July 2, 2008 and would feel bet- mudroom. The change in the plan would Roy Merrill said that a site walk should be
Yes. Unanimous – PASSED ter knowing that she could get in and out of cause the back corner to be over by 8' and done as he is not sure that the pavilion could
Case #08-15, Leo Boucher — Special the house safely, noting that there would no the front corner by 5'. She said this would be not move 10' to the driveway side. Mr.
Exception for Reduced Setback, Map 58, steps off the deck if not completed. Board for a two-stall garage but they do not have Ballin said that he has suggested that to the
Lot 62. The applicant was unable to attend members looked at additional pictures. actual plans at this point. There was discus- applicant but she wants it in this location
as he was away on business. Abutters have
George Saunderson stated that he was sion of the driveway location. Mrs. Bast and him to present it as such. Chairman
been notified; Roanne Sanborn and Kathi alright without a visit. Howard Pearl agreed. stated that construction has begun on the Powelson asked if there was anyone who
Guay were present. Chairman Powelson The chairman asked if there were any house and mudroom. wished to speak in favor of or against the
said that he thought the Board should go abutters who wished to speak in favor of or Howard Pearl suggested that the appli- application. There were none. Mr. Ballin
through the application even though the against the application. Kathi Guay stated cants get the turn-around and garage staked said that the site is staked at three corners
applicant was not present, and he read that the applicants have done a lot of work out before the Board did a site visit. There now, noting that the fourth would be in her
through the points of the application. on the property and that the deck can only was discussion of design options. Chairman driveway. He said this would be a 55' x 105'
Howard Pearl said that one concern would further enhance it. Jon Huntington said this Powelson went through the points of the pavilion which is small for an indoor riding
be runoff into the pond. A site visit was would certainly be comparable to others in application. He asked if there were any ring, with 60' x 120' typically being the
scheduled for July 9, 2008 at 6:00 p.m. the area. Howard Pearl noted that they do questions from the Board. Ned Lizotte smallest. A site visit was scheduled for July
Abutter Roanne Sanborn stated that she has not know the actual measurement. There referred to #6 and #7 of section two on the 9, 2008 at 7:15 p.m. Roy Merrill made a
no problem with the request. Abutter Kathi was discussion that a decision could be application which address consistency with motion to continue this application to July
Guay stated that she has no problem at all worded to be no more than so far from the other setbacks in the neighborhood. Mr. 24, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. at the Community
with the request. Howard Pearl made a house rather than reducing the setback to a Lizotte noted that the applicants are the first Building; seconded by George Saunderson.
motion to continue this application to July certain distance. to come before the Board for setbacks in All were in favor. There will be no further
24, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. at the Community this neighborhood and that there is nothing notification.
comparable as this is a new subdivision.
Chairman Powelson asked if there was
Jon Huntington asked why the discus-
anyone wishing to speak in favor of or
sions were held before the hearings. There
against the application. There were none.
Sand • Gravel Mr. Powelson suggested that the applicants
was discussion of how the agenda has been
Complete Site Work firm up where and what the reduction will
organized in the past, the way that cases are
heard, and that the chairman has the discre-
be. He said he did not see any particular
tion to take the business in any order.
concerns from the Board. Roy Merrill asked
MOORE CONSTRUCTION when they plan to build the garage. Mrs.
Bast said she was not sure, it could be five
Ned Lizotte made a motion to adjourn
years. Mr. Merrill suggested that they deal the meeting at 9:27 p.m.; seconded by
with just the turn-around at this point. Howard Pearl. All were in favor.
Howard Pearl said that they have to consider
Dennis R. Moore 55 Storrs Drive other lots because the lots in this subdivi- Respectfully submitted,
(603) 783-4637 Loudon, NH 03307 sion are smaller and narrow. A site visit was Donna White
scheduled for July 9, 2008 at 6:45 p.m. Administrative Assistant
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