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(860) 928-1818/e-mail: news@villagernewspapers.com                    ‘The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.’                                            Friday, September 5, 2008

Poker Run                                   Festival highlights French Canadians
in memory                                             BY CHENOA PIERCE
                                                      VILLAGER STAFF WRITER
                                                                                           “My wife Karen is 100 percent
                                                                                        French Canadian,” said Osbrey, who

of local                                      PUTNAM — Summer is officially
                                            coming to a close and the last
                                            Riverfires of 2008 are set to light up
                                            the Quinebaug River. This year
                                                                                        noted that he has always loved
                                                                                        attending her family gatherings.
                                                                                           The gatherings, he said, are always
                                                                                        filled with funny stories, unique

resident                                    alone, the fires have been lit to the
                                            music of the ’50s and entertained
                                            thousands. This year the annual
                                            event will leave on an exceptionally
                                                                                        nicknames for the family members
                                                                                        and lots of love. It was these gather-
                                                                                        ings that gave him the idea for the
                                                                                        fest, which is really just a typical
          BY CHENOA PIERCE                  high note … accompanied by French-          French-Canadian family party but
         VILLAGER STAFF WRITER                                                          bigger.
                                            Canadian music, that is.
   THOMPSON — Christopher                     Saturday, Sept. 6, from 3 to 8:30 p.m.       “I thought it’d be great to have a
Petrunia was a very courageous              at Rotary Park, Putnam’s first-ever         festival in Putnam that’s a bigger ver-
                         and well-loved     French-Canadian Festival will enter-        sion,” he said.
                         individual,        tain crowds with an offering sure to           After brainstorming his idea,
                         and the second     please more than just those of the          Osbrey contacted Putnam Parks and
                         annual Show        descent in the area.                        Recreation Director Willie Bousquet,
                         to Go Poker          The festival comes to fruition less       who let Mayor Robert Viens in on the
                         Run,     being     than six months after the first com-        idea.
                         held in two        mittee meeting, held in April.                 “I pitched the idea to Willie and he
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Chenoa Pierce photo
                         weeks, remem-      According to WINY’s Gary “O”                pitched it to the mayor,” said Osbrey,
                         bers him for       Osbrey, who spearheaded the event,          who was thrilled when Viens gave            The French-Canadian Festival Crew shows off their Canadian pride. Committee mem-
                         his     valiant    the idea for the festival came from his                                                 bers are: (back row, left to right) Tim St. Jean, Peter Cooper, WINY’s Gary Osbrey and
                         fight against      wife Karen’s family gatherings.                                                         Putnam Parks and Recreation Director Willie Bousquet and (front row, left to right)
                                                                                                      Turn To FRENCH, page A14
                                                                                                                                    Meg Viens, Fabiola Cutler, Barbara Chubbuck, Karen Osbrey and Dr. Francoise Gauthier.
         Courtesy photo
                           At age 14,
The Show to Go Poker Petrunia was
Run is held in memory diagnosed with
of        Christopher leukemia,        a
Petrunia, shown here. battle he would
Petrunia lost an eight- fight until the
year battle to cancer end of his life.
at the age of 22.       During      that
                        time, he had a
bone marrow transplant, accord-
ing to his mother, Deborah Landry       ,
of      Landry’s        Flooring      in

         Turn To PETRUNIA, page A12

Castle’s eBay
concerns      C e le b ra ti n g 14 8 y ea r s o f f u n
                                                                              BY MATT SANDERSON
                                                                              VILLAGER STAFF WRITER
 VIOLATION LETTER                                 WOODSTOCK — The 148th Woodstock Fair, aptly dubbed “Country
                                                Traditions,” claimed the excitement, the prizes and the smiles of mass-
    SENT TO OWNER                               es last weekend, as it kept its traditions alive by displaying the agricul-
                                                tural aspects and strengths of New England. The food, amusements and
         BY MATT SANDERSON                      entertainment peaked interests as well.
         VILLAGER STAFF WRITER                    One could see license plates from New York, New Hampshire,
                                                Massachusetts, Vermont, Rhode Island and all over Connecticut at the
  WOODSTOCK — Christopher
                                                fairgrounds during the long Labor Day weekend.
Mark’s 35,000-square-foot medieval
                                                  According to Susan Hibbard, president of the Woodstock
castle at 480 Brickyard Road has                                                                                                                                                                 Matt Sanderson photos
come under the scrutiny of the                                                                                                      Top left: A sheep gets curious and close to the camera last weekend at the
town once again for advertising his                                                                      Turn To FAIR, page A11     Woodstock Fair. Right: Friends get spun and twisted around on the Remix ride.
permitted residential dwelling as a
place of business.
  The compliance issue this time
has to do with Mark operating a
business through eBay, a major
global Internet marketplace.
  Since July 2004, Mark has been a
                                            Local veteran has post-WWII letters published in Japan
frequent buyer and seller on eBay
operating under the username
                                                                                                                              BY MATT SANDERSON                        7, 1945, and returned in mid-October 1946.
                                                                                                                               VILLAGER STAFF WRITER
“fenmore2.” As of Tuesday Aug. 26,
                             ,                                                                                                                                            He did not realize that, until one day in
he was currently selling approxi-                                                                                   WOODSTOCK — Wars in our time pre-                  2006, upon e-mailing a photographer who
mately $88,932 worth of merchan-                                                                                  sent not only how far humans have pro-               had posted photos of Nagajima Park (where
dise as first-come, first-serve, or the                                                                           gressed technically and industrially, but            Olski was stationed in Sapporo), a momen-
best offer.                                                                                                       also how primitive we remain living                  tum of communication had been built that
  Determining the profits Mark                                                                                    amongst ourselves. Those who catalogue the           would eventually get Olski’s letters pub-
has made since opening his                                                                                        raw, personal experiences during the brew-           lished into a documentary book. The public-
account is unavailable because                                                                                    ing, the climatic or the aftermath of a war          ity of this documentation was recently
eBay does not provide access to any                                                                               sometimes do not realize that they have con-         brought to the forefront of Sapporo’s news.
details or buyer feedback from a                                                                                  tributed to the creation of something histor-           Along with a shoebox filled with his let-
transaction older than 90 days. All                                                                               ical until it is pointed out to them far later.      ters, Olski had taken a bunch of photos
of Mark’s available buyer feedback                                                                                  This is prevalent of Patrick Olski, of             while he was there. Some of them made it to
contains positive remarks.                                                                                        Woodstock, who wrote letters home to his             publication.
  As of Friday Aug. 22, Mark had
                ,                                                                                                 parents almost every week during his                    Translated roughly in English, the book is
made 71 transactions and contin-                                                                                  tenure in Sapporo, Japan. He said he never           titled “A Giant Whose Head Reaches to the
ues to offer potential buyers con-                                                                                re-read those letters before sending them off        Clouds, the size of his foot is 13.5 mons:
struction equipment, furniture                                                                                    thousands of miles to East Syracuse, N.Y.            Light and Shadow in Sapporo under the U.S.
and domestic and imported items.
                                                                                           Matt Sanderson photo     An Army corporal in the 302nd Combat               Military Occupation.” The book reads from
                                            World War II veteran Patrick Olski in his home in Woodstock dis-      Engineers of the 77th Division, New York
           Turn To CASTLE, page A15         cussing the recent publication of his memoirs from occupying          State Division, Olski, 18 at the time, depart-                               Turn To OLSKI, page A12
                                            Sapporo, Japan, when the war ended.                                   ed from his base in Long Beach, Calif., Oct.

            A10 — OPINION

            A14 — SPORTS                                                                                          SPORTS                                                            VILLAGER TRIVIA
            B1 — HOT SPOT                                                                                                                                                           What     document     did
                                                 CORN MAZE                                                    GOLFING FOR                                                         President Andrew Johnson
            B4 — OBITS                           IN POMFRET                                                    HUMANITY                                                           want a copy of placed under
            B6 CALENDAR                                                                                                                                                           his head upon his burial?
                                                   PAGE A3                                                        PAGE A14                                                        Answer on page 2.
            B7 — RELIGION
A2 •      Friday, September 5, 2008                                                                                                                                                                                             PUTNAM VILLAGER

Father recalls story of miracle son                                                                                                                           VILLAGER ALMANAC
                       THOMPSON MAN ACTIVELY PARTICIPATES                                                                                                       QUOTATION                          OF THE                WEEK
                        IN CHRISTMAS IN AUGUST TOY RUN                                                                                                   “I love photography. I love the honesty of
            BY CHENOA PIERCE
                                                                                                                                                        [photographs] and I love the … way people
            VILLAGER STAFF WRITER                                                                                                                        record different moments in their lives.”
   THOMPSON — In today’s world, sto-
ries of miracles and peace seem lost                                                                                                                                         — Artist Dinah Maxwell Smith on why she loves
amidst the tales of war, wildfires, flood-                                                                                                                                         working with photographs while painting
ing and murder. Hoping to bring some
light into the ever-darkening news circuit
is Kevin Santerre, the father of a coura-                                                                                                                                     OPEN              TO        CLOSE
geous young man.                                                                                                                                                     PUTNAM TOWN HALL (963-6800)
   The trouble started for young Seth                                                                                                                  Monday through Friday.................................8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Santerre five months before he was even
born, according to his father. At first,                                                                                                               Town Clerk (963-6807):
everything about Seth’s development                                                                                                                    Monday through Friday.................................8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
seemed to be going smoothly that is, until                                                                                                             Recordings accepted until 4 p.m.; office occasionally closed
Santerre and his now ex-wife paid a visit                                                                                                              between noon and 1 p.m.
to the hospital for the first ultrasound.
   What they learned would change the                                                                                                                  Water Pollution Control Authority (963-6819):
course of their lives and send them on a                                                                                                               Monday through Friday .....................................8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
journey not soon forgotten.                                                                                                          Courtesy photos
   “All seemed to be going well until the                                                          Left: Seth’s dad, Kevin Santerre. Right:            Veterans Services ................................................9 to 11 a.m. Friday
first ultrasound,” said Santerre in a writ-                                                        Seth Santerre today, as a healthy teen.
ten statement, also noting that his wife’s                                                                                                                                 PUTNAM PUBLIC LIBRARY (963-6826)
pregnancy with their first son was diffi-                                                                                                              Monday through Thursday ..............................10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
                                                  The results of the amniocentesis did             at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center            Friday .............................................................10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
cult as well. “There we were in a room,
                                               little to provide comfort to the already            (CCMC), which was equipped with every-              Saturday...................................................................10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
looking at a monitor and something did-
                                               upset family .                                      thing the infant would need. He was born            Story Time: 4 p.m. Mondays, 11 a.m. Thursdays and Fridays
n’t seem right.”
                                                  “Several days would pass before we               with a repairable heart, but the doctor’s
   The reactions of the hospital personnel
                                               received news regarding the test. We                suspicions that Seth would have Down’s                                   PUTNAM POST OFFICE (928-4051)
only confirmed their feeling.
                                               learned very little and certainly nothing           syndrome proved false.                              Window:
   “The nurses were whispering and my
                                               at all comforting,” said Santerre. “We                 At the age of 3, Seth underwent his              Monday through Friday .....................................8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
wife and I were getting a little nervous,”
                                               were told that our unborn child had a               first open heart surgery to repair the              Saturday .................................................................8:30 a.m. to noon
he said. “We would soon receive news
                                               severely deformed heart. We were also               damage and recently had his second, both
that would mark the beginning of the
                                               told that he [could] quite possibly be born         at CCMC.                                            Lobby/Post Office Boxes:
long five months that followed. … My wife
                                               with Down’s syndrome.”                                       ,
                                                                                                      Today Seth is a healthy and bright 16-           Monday through Friday ..........................................6 a.m. to 5 p.m.
and I were told that the ultrasound proce-
                                                  Even at the time Seth was born, doc-             year-old Tourtellotte Memorial High                 Saturday ....................................................................6 a.m. to 3 p.m.
dure was showing an abnormality of the
                                               tors seemed doubtful that he would live a           School student who leads a very active
                                               healthy life. When they day of Seth’s               lifestyle, despite his condition. He is cur-
   Following the news, Santerre said an
appointment was set up for an amniocen-
                                               arrival finally came, doctors were prepar-
                                               ing Santerre and his wife for the worst.
                                                                                                   rently in the process of earning his dri-
                                                                                                   ver’s license, according to Santerre.                               PUTNAM REAL ESTATE
tesis to help him and his wife learn more
                                                  “We rushed to the hospital and spoke to             “He is very active [and] there isn’t             $0, Rhode Island Line Road, Putnam: Running Brook
about the condition of their unborn
                                               our doctor. He was trying to prepare us             much he hasn’t done,” Santerre said of              Realty LLC, Putnam, to Pauline E. St. Cyr, Putnam.
child. The procedure, he said, made them
                                               for the inevitable,” Santerre said.                 the son he once feared he may lose. “My             $0, 86 Perry St., Units 275 and 277, Putnam: Heritage
both nervous because there was a chance
                                                  The doctor asked how Santerre would              boy Seth is truly a gift from God to me.”           Pines LLC, Marlboro, Mass., to Roland J. Toutant, d/b/b
something could go wrong.
                                               like the delivery treated and, because he              During, and even following the birth of          Toutant Realty, Woodstock.
   “We were asked to sign a waiver
                                               felt that the baby did not stand much               Seth, Santerre said he had an awakening             $0, 618 Providence Pike, Putnam: Cathy L. Andersen,
because there is a possibility of miscar-
                                               chance of quality of life, he asked that            and realized that his son was a miracle             Putnam, to Peter R. Andersen, Putnam.
riage following [it],” he said. “We signed,
                                               they treat it as non-aggressively as possi-         sent from above.
but we weren’t able to get the results
                                               ble.                                                   “I had a spiritual awakening,” said
immediately This made the two of us
                                                  On Jan. 8, 1992, Seth Santerre was born          Santerre, who said he can look back and
very uncomfortable.”
                                                                                                                find where God was working                   TOP 10                 HARDCOVER FICTION
                                                                                                                in his life.
                                                                                                                   Further proof that Seth              1. The Story of Edgar Sawtelle, David Wroblewski
                                                                                                                was been watched by a higher            2. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society,
                                                                                                                power is his current condi-             Mary Ann Shaffer
                                                                                                                tion, Santerre feels.                   3. The Lace Reader, Brunonia Barry
                                                                                                                   “The boy’s health is proof           Off Season, Anne Rivers Siddons
                                                                                                                of a miracle,” he said of Seth.         5. Unaccustomed Earth, Jhumpa Lahiri
                                                                                                                   Santerre said it was during          6. Moscow Rules, Daniel Silva
                                                                                                                this time that he began                 7. The Art of Racing in the Rain, Garth Stein
                                                                                                                attending church weekly and             8. Fisherman’s Bend, Linda Greenlaw
                                                                                                                lighting candles, a practice he         9. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, Junot Diaz
                                                                                                                still continues today .                 10. The Beach House, Jane Green
                                                                                                                   “… I made many visits to
                                                                                                                my church. I also invited the             The New England Independent Bestseller List, provided by
                                                                                                                priest to bless my home and                                         Wonderland Books, Putnam
                                                                                                                went regularly to Sunday ser-
                                                                                                                vices,” said Santerre. “I found
                                                                                                                myself lighting candles and
                                                                                                                saying many prayers.”
                                                                                                                                                             TOP 10 PAPERBACK                                        FICTION
                                                                                                                   It is because of the help and       1. Bridge of Sighs, Richard Russo
                                                                                                                revelations that the hospital          2. Run, Ann Patchett
                                                                                                                has given him that Santerre            3. Loving Frank, Nancy Horan
                                                                                                                participates in the Christmas          4. The Shack, William P. Young
                                                                                                                in August Toy Run, hosted by           5. In the Woods, Tana French
                                                                                                                the Sons of the American               6. Water for Elephants, Sara Gruen
                                                                                                                Legion Post in Putnam every            7. Out Stealing Horses, Per Petterson
                                                                                                                August. The run delivers new           8. The Road, Cormac McCarthy
                                                                                                                toys to the children who cur-          9. Away, Amy Bloom
                                                                                                                rently call the hospital home.         10. Barefoot, Elin Hilderbrand
                                                                                                                Held this year on Sunday,
                                                                                                                Aug. 3, the event collected              The New England Independent Bestseller List, provided by
                                                                                                                more than $8,000 in new toys                                       Wonderland Books, Putnam
                                                                                                                and monetary donations,
                                                                                                                although contributions are
                                                                                                                accepted all year long [con-                                 QUOTE &TRIVIA
                                                                                                                tact Dale Currier at (860) 974-
                                                                                                                2913 for more information].                  This weeks front page quote is attributed to:
                                                                                                                   “I enjoy the Christmas in                               Elbert Hubbard
                                                                                                                August toy run to this
                                                                                                                Hartford Children’s Hospital                      This week’s front page trivia answer is:
                                                                                                                because it was there that I                                The U.S. Constitution.
                                                                                                                came to believe,” he said.

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PUTNAM VILLAGER                                                                                                                                                          Friday, September 5, 2008   • A3

Pomfret Recreation plans amazing event                                                                                                                             A CCURACY
               BY CHENOA PIERCE
   POMFRET — Quiet Corner residents in
                                                        tion regarding its edibility
                                                            “No, it’s not human corn
                                                        — not for human consump-
search of a little fall fun need not look further       tion,” she said, noting that
than Pomfret for an activity sure to please             the corn used for the maze is                                                                            The Putnam Villager is commit-
people of all ages.                                     cow corn.                                                                                              ted to accuracy in all its news
   Starting Sept. 6, the Pomfret Recreation                For the safety of all who                                                                           reports. Although numerous safe-
Department will debut its first-ever corn               enter the maze, there is no                                                                            guards are in place to ensure accu-
maze, an event several months in the making.            smoking and dogs are not                                                                               rate reporting, mistakes can occur.
   “This is a total first-time effort,” said            allowed. Also, an emergency                                                                            Confirmed fact errors will be cor-
Pomfret Recreation Director Barbara                     exit wide enough to fit an                                                                             rected at the top right hand corner
Gagnon.                                                 emergency medical vehicle if                                                                           of page A3 in a timely manner.
   According to Gagnon, the 7-acre maze was             needed, has been cut along                                                                               If you find a mistake, call
planted back in May by Pinecroft Farms in               the outskirts of the maze,                                                                             (860) 928-1818 during normal busi-
Woodstock, which also provided the crop.                and entrances to the exit are                                                                          ness hours. During non-business
   When it came time to carve the path, the             located at various points
                                                                                                                                                               hours, leave a message in the edi-
word “Pomfret” was sprayed onto it and then             throughout. Volunteers will
                                                        be walking around the maze
                                                                                                                                                               tor’s voice mailbox. The editor will
cut into the maze, as per a design by Pomfret
School physics teacher Josh Lake. The whole             with walkie talkies and will
                                                                                                                                              Courtesy photo   return your phone call.
maze was based off his design, which was                be there to assist in case of an An aerial shot of the Pomfret Recreation Corn Maze reveals that it
                                                        emergency   .                    spells out the word “Pomfret.”
modified to fit their needs as they went along.
   Every child who enters the maze will be                 Gagnon said that the cur-
given a scavenger hunt sheet that they will             rent Pomfret Community
have to punch and answer questions on as                School eighth-grade class has played a cru-
they make their way to the exit. For instance,          cial role in making the maze happen.
inside each letter of the word “Pomfret” with-          According to Gagnon, the students volun-
in the maze, there is an old sign post from a           teered their time during the summer to clean
street in the town. Atop each post is a yellow          up the stray corn stalks that crowded the
flag and attached to each will be a hole punch          walkways after the path was cut and will be
(a different shape for each sign). The children         helping to run the maze once it opens. In
will need to punch the corresponding letter             return, Gagnon said a portion of the proceeds
with the punch (i.e.: if they are in the M, they        from the maze will go to them to help fund
need to punch the M on the card with the                their trip to Washington, D.C.
punch on that post).                                       Overall, Gagnon said she hopes that the
   In addition, 20 scarecrows have been posted          maze will be a big success.
at various points throughout the maze to                   “There’s been a lot of talk about it,” she
greet the lost souls, but will be a big help to         said adding that she is “hoping for a great
those participating in the scavenger hunt.              turnout.”
There is a series of questions on the cards                The Pomfret Recreation Corn Maze is locat-
that pertain to the scarecrows, such as,                ed in the Pomfret Recreation Park, 576
“Which scarecrow has his pants on back-                 Hampton Road (Route 97), Pomfret, and is
ward?” and “How many female scarecrows                  open every Thursday to Sunday from Sept. 6
are there?”                                             to Nov. 2. Hours of operation are 4 to 7 p.m.
   Gagnon said she got help from her son in             Thursdays and Fridays and noon to 7 p.m.
putting the scarecrows together and giving              Saturdays and Sundays. Admission is $5 for
them faces. Each scarecrow has a name,                  any ages 12 to adult, $4 for children ages 4 to
though Gagnon said there was no theme or                11 and free for children age 3 and under. On
planned thought as to what they would be                                         ,
                                                        Positively Pomfret day all children who pur-
called.                                                 chase and wear ride bracelets will be able to
   “I just looked at them and said, ‘Who do you         enter the maze free.
look like?” she said.                                      For more information, call the Pomfret
   The most important point of note about the           Recreation Office at (860) 974-1423.
construction of the maze is that “we did this
without any professional help,” she said. “…                    Chenoa Pierce may be reached at (860) 928-
We’re proud of it. It came out well for a first-             1818, ext. 112, or by e-mail at chenoa@vil-
time effort.”                                                lagernewspapers.com.
   Visitors who enter the maze need not worry
about becoming permanently lost. Maps will
be offered to all who enter the maze, though                                            Free Estimates
they need not take them if they are feeling
especially adventurous.                                                             508-347-2305
   “Do you want a map or do you not want a                                                    Closets
map?” said Gagnon, who noted that that deci-                                              Home Offices
sion is “up to the individual.”
   Music will be playing as visitors navigate
the maze and, those

are particularly brave
should pay a visit Nov.
1 and Nov. 2, when a
special “Fright Night”
event is planned.
Visitors are encour-
aged to bring flash-                                               Outdoor Show and Sale
lights to navigate the                                                Proceeds to benefit Eden Institute Camp
maze at night, with                                                    Chaplin, CT for children with autism
surprise         visitors Woodstock is a place to discover during
awaiting them at every every season, ESPECIALLY the fall.                Original Artwork by 30 artists
twist and turn.              Bring your sketchbooks, and stroll along       Demonstrations & Music
   When the whole the pond, and around the barn. Meet                     Student Art Show in the barn
event is over, what will professional and student artists!                   Sept. 20th 10:00 - 5:00
be done with the corn?                                                        Sept. 21st 11:00-4:30
According to Gagnon,                   $5.00 for adults
this is something that           students 18 and under free
                                                                                 52 County Road
has come up in many a                 Woodstock is in CT’s
                                                                                W. Woodstock, CT
                                         “Quiet Corner”
conversation, with the                                                          For info: 465-7945
most common ques-                                                          www.artistsinthecountry.org
A4 •     Friday, September 5, 2008                                                                                                                                                                           PUTNAM VILLAGER

Smith preserves photographs in oil paintings
   THOMPSON — Some people are
                                                   QUIET CORNER CHRONICLES
born knowing what they are going                               DINAH MAXWELL SMITH
to do with their lives. Artist Dinah
Maxwell Smith of Thompson is
one of them.                                     When she began
   Smith realized that she was des-            putting photographs to
tined to be an artist at a very young          canvas, she painted pic-
age.                                           tures she had of her
   “I knew when I was 5 years old              family before moving
that’s what I wanted to do,” she               on to photos of friends
said.                                          and their families.
   As a child, she honed her craft,              From there, she
creating as much as she possibly               began scouting thrift
could.                                         shops and flea markets
   “I was just always drawing and              for black and white
painting,” she said, adding that she           photos that caught her
received her first drawing board at            eye. During one of her
the age of 10.                                 biannual      trips    to
   When it came time to choose a               France, she discovered
college, Smith chose to attend the             a plethora of photos
Rhode Island School of Design                  sold at a flea market
(RISD), where she kept her love of             there and struck up a
painting alive.                                friendship with the
   “Painting was my major,” she                vendors there.
said.                                            “A lot of the stuff I
   While at RISD, she came up with             have is French,” she
a system that allowed her to work              said of her photo collec-
on several pieces at once, a method            tion, noting that many
she still uses today when she reach-           of the photos focus on
es a roadblock.                                the Normandy Coast, a                           Courtesy photo                                                                                             Chenoa Pierce photo
   After graduating, she went to               place she has visited,                                 Above left: “Cambridge,” an oil on canvas by Smith. Right: Artist Dinah Maxwell Smith.
work for Condé Nast at Glamour                 come to love and fea-
Magazine and also worked in                    tures in her paintings.
advertising and as a freelancer                  “It amazes me,” she
                                               said of the coast. “A lot of it still     and has done the artwork featured                  and William Chase as hers.              develop, [it] takes time.”
before making the commitment to                                                          on many local business and theater                   “They’re use of light; the loose-       In addition to paintings, Smith
being a painter full-time.                     looks exactly the same [as in the
                                               pictures].”                               production posters.                                ness of the way they paint,” she        makes dioramas and photography   .
   Smith also developed a love of                                                          Much of her clientele is based in                said of what makes them her               Smith currently has some pieces
photography falling in love with
              ,                                  Every painting Smith does is
                                               done with oils, but it wasn’t always      the Hamptons in New York, where                    favorite.                               on display at Celebrations Gallery
the lighting and the uniqueness of                                                       her work is also kept in many col-                   Of the trio, she cites Sargent as     and Shoppes in Pomfret. To learn
photographs, and chose to depict                        .
                                               that way As a child, Smith said she
                                               did a lot of watercolors and pencil       lections. According to her Web site,               “probably one of the most skilled       more about her work, visit
the same feeling into her work.                                                          her work can be found in the col-                  painters I’ve ever seen.”               http://www.dinahmaxwellsmith.c
   One look around Smith’s studio              pieces before migrating toward oil
                                               paints as she got older. Today she
                                                                               ,         lections of the Bank Rhode Island,                   For aspiring artists out there,       om.
confirms this. Every painting on                                                         Mrs. Gary Cooper, Bridgeport                       Smith offers the following advice:
the wall, while not finished, looks            tries to bring the watercolor effect
                                               to her paintings and, though some         Museum of Art, Science and                         Visit a museum and get to know the        Do you know someone who has
like a photograph. This is because                                                       Industry and the Rolling Stones, to                work of others, as well as continu-     made a difference in the community,
almost every painting she’s work-              of her pieces look like watercolors,
                                               she continues to use oil paints for       name a few. She has also won sev-                  ously work to hone your craft and       owns a unique business, or has an
ing on is fashioned after one.                                                           eral awards for her work through-                  watch how it grows and develops         interesting story to tell? If you think
   “I love photography she said,
                          ,”                   all her work.
                                                 Since becoming a full-time artist,      out her career.                                    over time.                              that person should be featured in a
noting that her favorite pho-                                                              Every artist has a painter or two                  “Look at museums. See what            profile, let us know! Send all profile
tographs come from the period                  Smith has had worked featured in
                                               shows across the United States, as        they admire, and Smith is no dif-                  came before you. It’s an incredible     ideas and contact information to
between 1900 and 1945. “I love the                                                       ferent. When asked about her                       part of your education,” she said.      chenoa@villagernewspapers.com or
honesty of [photographs] and I love            well as in France and Germany       .
                                               She has had her work featured in a        favorite artists, Smith lists John                 “… Look and look and look and           call Chenoa Pierce directly at (860)
the … way people record different                                                        Singer Sargent, Edward Potthast                    look. And work. It doesn’t [just]       928-1818, ext. 112.
moments in their lives.”                       catalog for the Cavalier Gallery

                                                                                                  NEWS BRIEF

                                                                 Leo Club president wins state award
   DUDLEY, Mass. —          Recent            Clubs, sponsored by an area              the Mercy Center in Worcester, a
Shepherd Hill graduate and                    Lions Club, are organized and            school for special needs stu-
Dudley resident Deanna Julian                 run by teenagers, and their main         dents. The yard sale will take
was recently recognized as the                focus is service to the communi-         place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Leo of the Year for all of                      .
                                              ty The club meets to plan com-           Saturday, Sept. 13, at the Bible
Massachusetts at the state con-               munity service projects or fund-         Fellowship Church on Route 131
vention of the Lions in May  .                raisers, as well as fun social           in Thompson, Conn.
   Deanna has been a member of                events for club members. Some of           Pastor Dennis Spinney is the
the Dudley Leo Club for the past              the activities the club engaged in       adult advisor to the Dudley Leo
four years and served as the                  this past year were shoveling            Club, and the club holds its reg-
club’s president for 2007-2008.               walks for senior citizens in             ular meetings at the church.
The Dudley Leo Club is just five              Dudley, helping out at the Bread         Club members have come from
years old and has never been                  for Life soup kitchen in Webster,        Dudley,     Southbridge       and
awarded such a high honor.                    participating in the Relay For           Charlton in Massachusetts and
Deanna, an outstanding athlete                Life for the American Cancer             Thompson and Putnam in
in track at Shepherd Hill, is a               Society, and providing school            Connecticut, and new members
freshman at the Amherst campus                book bags and supplies for needy         are always welcome. Interested
of      the      University     of            families.                                teens can contact Spinney at
Massachusetts this fall.                         The next event the club is plan-      (508)     949-0476,     or      at
   During her tenure as presi-                ning, under the leadership of            spin1355@juno.com by e-mail.
dent, the club tripled its member-            this year’s president, Charlton          Anyone interested in donating                                                                                            Courtesy photo
ships and added several new                   resident Brian Montville, is to          items to sell at the yard sale can Members of the Leo Club gather together at a recent meeting.
community service projects. Leo               hold a yard sale for the benefit of      also contact him.

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              Gag me with a green spoon                                                                                                              WHAT IS IT?
       reen building, green garden-
       ing, green chemicals. There                              OUR                  From          Gov.   Arnold
       are even green cigarettes                                                   Schwarzenegger’s      Keynote
(which are still hazardous to                                  BETTER              Address at the April 2008 Yale
health) made with organically                                                      Climate Change Conference (see
grown tobacco. You can buy eco-                                NATURE              entire speech):
toys, earth-friendly sustainably-
harvested rubber potholders, skate-                              BET                  “For too long the environmental
boards made of recycled plastic, all-                         ZIMMERMAN            movement was powered by guilt. …
natural socks knitted from certified                                               I don’t think that any movement
organic cotton, spudware spoons                                                    has ever made … much progress
and biodegradable bags for pet            or programs destroy the credibility      based on guilt. Guilt is passive, it is
excrement. The list goes on and on.       of those that really are earth-          inhibiting, it’s defensive, and the
                                          friendly to the core.                    approach just simply doesn’t work.
  AD NAUSEUM: When issues are
repeatedly forced upon us, people            GUILT BY ASSOCIATION:                 Successful movements are built on
may understandably grow sick of           Trying to guilt or shame people into     passion. They’re built on confi-
them. Elvis Presley gorged on deep-       doing the right thing creates nega-      dence. …They’re built on critical
fried peanut butter and mashed            tive connotations. It can result in      mass and often they’re built on an
banana sandwiches on a daily              hiding recyclables in the trash,         element of alarm that galvanizes
basis, but that is not normal. Yes,       avoiding the issues entirely or even     action.
                                          increased resistance. It is better to       “I believe the environmental
repetition can make a point and
help ingrain a habit. It can also         help people understand the conse-        movement is switching over from                                    CONTEST ENTRY FORM
alienate when overdone. This is           quences of their actions. This
                                          enables them to make informed
                                                                                   being powered by guilt to being
                                                                                   powered by something much more
                                                                                                                                                      September 5, 2008
especially true when the spokesper-
son is viewed as a whiney, whacko,        decisions about why they should or       positive, something much more                                  Deadline: September 10, 2008
tree-hugging fanatic.                     should not do something. It also         dynamic, something much more
                                          motivates them to seek help or           capable of bringing about revolu-
  FADS: Americans are notorious
for falling for fads. But even the
                                          advice in the pursuit of change.         tionary change.”                              My guess for this week's photo is: _________________
                                                           • • • •
most fashionable fads fade. What             In order for a sustainable, green
was cool yesterday is passé today A       lifestyle to become the norm, more      larger participation and engage-
decade from now, how many people                                                  ment, help people see how their                        Answer to last week’s photo: Citizens National Bank
                                          than a few superficial adjustments
will want to pay $14,000 on eBay for      are needed. It must be more than a      individual actions relate to the big-
bubblegum spit out by Britney             passing fancy It has to become an
                                                         .                        ger picture. Move beyond a focus
Spears? Another concern is that           intrinsic ethic or value that we        on flavor-of-the-month programs, to                Who wants $25 cash in their pocket? Anyone?
people who flock to fads rarely           incorporate into our lifestyle. That    setting stretch goals based on a                            The Villager has it to give.
examine the merits of the band-           core value can then serve as a com-     vision of the world we want to leave
wagon they are hopping on. They           pass to guide our daily actions and     behind for future generations.                     Enter ‘What is It?’ now for your chance to win!
lack a real understanding of the          choices.                                Provide support from the top, in the
reason change is necessary.                                                       form of management and govern-
Programs viewed as the flavor of
                                             Even worthwhile change is hard
                                                                                  ment policy, viable long-term pro-            Name________________________________________
                                          to make and stick with. Trying to
the month are unlikely to be sub-         implement wholesale changes all at      grams, incentives and partner-                Address______________________________________
scribed to.                               once can be overwhelming. It usual-     ships.
  SUPERFICIALITY: Recycling               ly leads to abandonment. Instead,         With help, we are all capable of            State_______Zip_______ Telephone#_____________
plastic beverage bottles may              make it as easy as possible. Allow      extending our attention spans and
                                                                                  modifying attitudes and behaviors             Please mail your entry form to the Villager Newspapers, PO Box 196, Woodstock, CT 06281,
assuage a consumer’s guilt. But it        people to take small steps toward                                                     attn: Editor, or drop off to the office at Faire Place at 283 Route 169/171 in
does not change the fact that many        the desired outcome. Involve and        to achieve real change that makes a
                                                                                  real difference for the planet.               Woodstock, in front of the Woodstock Fairgrounds. You may also fax your entry to
plastic resins like polystyrene have      reward them for engaging in green                                                     (860) 928-5946. All photos are of sights seen in and around Brooklyn, Killingly, Putnam,
virtually no recycling potential,         behaviors. This will encourage                                                        Thompson, Woodstock, Pomfret and Eastford. Responses must identify the subject and
and tons of plastic end up on road-       future involvement and long term          Bet Zimmerman is a certified envi-
                                                                                                                                where it can be seen. Answers will be given the following week in the Putnam Villager,
sides and beaches. Greenwashing           change.                                 ronmental professional and a mem-
                                                                                                                                Thompson Villager and Woodstock Villager. At the end of each month, all entry forms with
(misleading the public about envi-           People must come to believe that     ber of the Woodstock Conservation
                                                                                                                                the correct answer will be included in a random drawing. One lucky winner will receive $25!
ronmental practices or environ-           green living is worthwhile. To gain     Commission. See archived articles at
                                                                                                                                One entry per person, please. Good luck!
mental benefits) products, services                                               www.ourbetternature.org.

                                                                                    NEWS BRIEF
                                                      ‘Tastes of the Valley’ to be held Sept. 25
  As the crisp days of autumn arrive and the      as well as a live auction with emcee Gary         products, including Ekonk Hill Turkey                      receive an invitation, purchase raffle tickets
region takes on brilliant tones, The Last         Osbrey of WINY Radio. Many unique items           Farm, Morse Farm Stand, Topmost Herb                       or for more information, please call (860) 963-
Green Valley will host “Tastes of the Valley”     from around the region will be offered,           Farm, Wayne’s Organics, Woodstock                          7226 or visit www.thelastgreenvalley .org.
Thursday Sept. 25. The evening kicks off the      including beautiful photographs, recreation       Orchards, 18th Century Purity Farm, Abbott
popular event, Walktober, while also raising      equipment, tickets to sporting events, arts       Spring Farm, Bats of Bedlam Farm, Beltane
funds and awareness of the organization.          and crafts from local artists, trips, outings     Farm, New Boston Beef, We-Li-Kit Farm,
This year’s picturesque setting for an            and more. Exceptional raffle baskets have         Meadow Stone Farm, Lapsley Orchards,                                     New Construction
evening of exceptional food and entertain-        been assembled for lucky bidders, and one         Buttonwood Farm, Bird Song Farm,
ment will be the Oliver Wight Tavern at Old       does not need to be present to win. Those         Blackmer Farms, Maggie’s Farm, Mik-Ran’s                          Remodeling or Renovation
Sturbridge Village, in Sturbridge, Mass.          attending the event will also enjoy the musi-     Sugarhouse, Signal Rock Farm and United                           Kitchens, Baths, Siding, Roofs, Decks & More
  The Last Green Valley is blessed with           cal entertainment of jazz pianist Anders          Natural Foods. Beverages will be provided by                            We’ll meet 24/7 to discuss
abundant farms and exceptional restaurants,       Vercelli.                                         the Farmers Cow, Honest Town Brewery           ,
and this event highlights those gastronomic         The “Tastes of the Valley” feast is being       Hosmer Mountain Soda, Maple Lane Farms,                                  your construction needs
gifts. Sponsored by United Natural Foods
Inc., the celebration features food grown and
                                                  provided by 85 Main, Cedar Street
                                                  Restaurant, Oliver Wight Tavern at Old
                                                                                                    Pioneer Brewery, Sharpe Hill Vineyard,
                                                                                                    Sturbridge Coffee Roasters, Taylor Brooke                           CONCEPTUAL
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the finest chefs in the region. “Tastes of the    Historic Inn, the Southbridge Hotel and             Tickets for “Tastes of the Valley” are $65                                Office - 860-974-2233
Valley” showcases the skills of local farmers,    Conference Center, the Vanilla Bean Café,         per person and seating is limited. Raffle tick-                      Cell: 860.234.9127 - 860.377. 8317
chefs, cheese makers, vintners and brewers.       and the Vienna Restaurant and Inn.                ets are five for $5 or 12 for $10 and are avail-                             Woodstock Connecticut
  The evening also includes a silent auction,       Many area farms will be providing the           able from the office. To

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Monday Sept. 8: Baked chicken nuggets,
whipped potatoes with gravy steamed garden
vegetables, dinner roll, fruit, milk choice.
                                                      Annual meeting marks start of year for Academy
Tuesday Sept. 9: Ziti and meat sauce, toast-
ed garlic breadstick, garden salad, 100 per-             WOODSTOCK — The annual meeting of                   “Confident that Woodstock Academy fulfills       Bentley Athletic Complex;
cent fruit juice, fruit, milk choice.                 the Corporators and Board of Trustees of            its mission in developing its students to be           “4. Urges the Board of Trustees to seek con-
Wednesday Sept. 10: Clipper burger or
              ,                                       Woodstock Academy was held Tuesday Aug.  ,          learned and critical citizens;                      tract extensions with all sending towns,
cheeseburger on a roll with lettuce and toma-         19, marking the 207th year of educating local          “Cognizant that Woodstock Academy has            including the Town of Woodstock and to
to, curly fries, fruit sherbet, milk choice.          youth.                                              been in existence since 1801 and shares a long      actively promote Woodstock Academy to
Thursday Sept. 11: Nachos grande (sea-
            ,                                            By charter, the Academy corporators, who         relationship with our greater Woodstock com-        attract private tuition students and other
soned beef, cheese, salsa), Spanish rice,             are the alumni of the school, and the Board of      munity in meeting the educational needs of          towns who may wish to designate to
steamed corn, apple crisp, fruit, milk choice.        Trustees, which is the governing body of the        its students;                                       Woodstock Academy; and
Friday Sept. 12: Stuffed crust pizza with
        ,                                             school, are required to hold their annual meet-        “Noting with great satisfaction the hard            “5. Authorizes the publication of this reso-
assorted toppings, fresh vegetable sticks, 100        ing one week prior to the opening of each           work and dedication of the Board of Trustees,       lution in the greater Woodstock Academy
percent fruit juice, milk choice.                     school year. The annual corporators’ meeting                                 ,
                                                                                                          administration, faculty staff and students of       area through whatever venue deemed appro-
                                                      is an opportunity for alumni to present their       Woodstock Academy;                                  priate by the Board of Trustees.”
Putnam Middle,                                        slate of officers of the Alumni Association for
                                                      the new school year and to hear an annual
                                                                                                             “Noting with deep concern the recent
                                                                                                          attempts by local groups to change the
                                                                                                                                                                 The document was signed by four members
                                                                                                                                                              of the Resolution Committee: Chairman
Elementary schools                                    report from both the president of the Alumni
                                                      Association and the headmaster.
                                                                                                          endowed nature of Woodstock Academy and
                                                                                                          therefore altering the unique, historical, pro-
                                                                                                                                                              Joseph C. Musumeci, ’92; Mrs. Avis Spalding,
                                                                                                                                                              ’49; Holly Singleton, ’86; and Alan D. Walker
                                                         Alumni Association President Paul Lynn           ductive and successful 200-year relationship        Sr., ’51.
Monday Sept. 8: Hot dog in a bun, baked
          ,                                           gave the annual report, reviewing past events,      between the Academy and Woodstock and                  At the annual meeting of the Board of
beans, coleslaw, fruit, milk choice.                  accomplishments and goals for the future,           surrounding communities;                            Trustees, which immediately followed the
Tuesday Sept. 9: Sloppy Joe on a roll, baked
          ,                                           which include increasing active participation          “Noting further with concern that more           meeting of the corporation, the board
potato smiles, steamed green beans, fruit,                                      .
                                                      of alumni as a priority Lynn, Class of 1959,        recent attempts by local groups in Woodstock        approved the publication and release of the
milk choice.                                          was elected as president with the complete                   ,
                                                                                                          to delay overturn or thwart the upgrades to         resolution in the local media as requested by
Wednesday Sept. 10: Putnam special pizza
              ,                                       slate of officers, including Vice President                                                 ,
                                                                                                          the facilities of Woodstock Academy namely          the corporation.
with assorted toppings, garden salad, 100 per-        Martha Arvidson Beckwith, Class of 1980;            the Bentley Athletic Complex, are undermin-            The Alumni Association and the Board of
cent fruit juice, fruit, milk choice.                 Secretary Joseph Musumeci, Class of 1992;           ing the superior programming that                   Trustees encourage participation in their
Thursday Sept. 11: Soft shell taco with beef,
            ,                                         and Treasurer Paul Kelly, Class of 1969.            Woodstock Academy has offered and contin-           annual meetings, as well as monthly meetings
cheese, lettuce, tomato and salsa; Spanish            Headmaster Richard Foye presented the               ues to offer its students;                          of the Board of Trustees, which are normally
rice; fruit; milk choice.                             Headmaster’s Annual Report, reviewing the              “Noting with regret the impasse regarding        held on the third Tuesday of the month. All
Friday Sept. 12: Loaded garden salad, baked
        ,                                             2007-’08 school year.                               a contract with the Board of Education of the       meetings are open to the public with a portion
mozzarella sticks with marinara sauce, roll,             In addition to acceptance of the annual          Town of Woodstock and the Board of                  of the meeting dedicated to citizens’ partici-
fruit, milk choice.                                   audit, business included a proposed resolu-         Trustees.                                           pation. As in the past several years, the
                                                      tion that was developed by a committee                 “At this annual meeting, therefore be it         trustees will continue to hold alternate
St. Mary School                                       formed at the previous annual meeting of
                                                      2007. Discussion of the resolution was a result
                                                                                                          resolved that the Corporation of Woodstock
                                                                                                                                                              monthly meetings during the school year at
                                                                                                                                                              sending town locations, which are published
Monday Sept. 8: Pancakes, hash brown,
          ,                                           of concern by the Alumni Association for the           “1. Affirms and supports the Board of            on the board’s annual calendar of meetings.
sausage, fruit, juice, milk.                          preservation of the Academy as an incorpo-          Trustees and their agents in protecting the            Woodstock Academy is a non-selective, com-
Tuesday, Sept. 9: Salisbury steak with                rated and endowed Academy and its long-             interests of our educational community and          prehensive, independent and co-educational
choice of gravy mashed potatoes, peas, fruit,
                   ,                                  term relationship with sending towns.               safeguarding the longevity of Woodstock             secondary school with a tradition of excel-
milk.                                                    The resolution is “an act concerning a reso-     Academy as a school of choice for the sur-          lence spanning two centuries. Built in 1801,
Wednesday Sept. 10: Hot dog in a bun,
               ,                                      lution of support for the Woodstock Academy         rounding communities;                               the Academy is among the first six academies
baked beans, chips, fruit, milk.                      Board of Trustees in the fulfillment of the            “2. Strongly condemns the attempts to            established in Connecticut. Fully accredited
Thursday Sept. 11: Turkey grinder with
            ,                                                                            .”
                                                      mission of Woodstock Academy It read as             change the endowed nature of Woodstock              by the New England Association of Schools
choice of cheese, lettuce and tomato; corn;           follows:                                            Academy, thereby altering the historical            and Colleges, the Academy currently serves
chips; fruit; juice; milk.                               “Resolved:                                       nature and finest tradition of Woodstock                                                ,
                                                                                                                                                              residents of Brooklyn, Canterbury Eastford,
Friday Sept. 12: Cheese or hamburger
        ,                                                “Aware that the early roots of Woodstock         Academy;                                            Pomfret, Union and Woodstock, as well as
pizza (indicate on lunch slip), salad, fruit,         Academy are nested in the belief that our              “3. Expresses its hope that a swift and satis-   tuition paying students from other sending
juice, milk.                                          society and government are better served            factory solution can be found with regard to        towns.
Note: Breakfast available 7 a.m. to 7:20 p.m.         through the superior education of its citizens;     the school facilities upgrades, namely the
Monday through Friday Breakfast combo
(cereal or muffin, milk, small juice, fresh
fruit), $2; a la carte items, 50 cents to $1; milk,
75 cents).
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Monday Sept. 8: Beef and cheese tortilla
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Tuesday Sept. 9: Grilled chicken on a wheat
          ,                                           Putnam Interfaith Council invite the public         great music. Children will be invited to cre-       like to sell beverages, snacks, and appropri-
roll, coleslaw, mixed fruit, milk.                    to join them in their reflection on peace and       ate peace-based art projects to donate to our       ate merchandise and/or displays. Contact
Wednesday Sept. 10: Multigrain pasta with
              ,                                       recognition of the United Nations’                             .
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Thursday Sept. 11: Ground turkey sloppy
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          QVCC opens high school within campus
        BY MATT SANDERSON               these students a chance to rein-               campus.
                                        vent themselves.”                                 The students will attend
   KILLINGLY — Quinebaug                  He said most of the students are             college-level classes and
Valley     Community        College     in the sophomore-junior grade                  participate in real world,
(QVCC) paved a new way for high         range. Tuitions are covered by the             hands-on projects intend-
school student success by opening       state and the partnered school dis-            ed to bolster engagement
its doors last Thursday morning,        tricts, he said.                               and innovation.
Aug. 28, for the start of the new         Most of the students who attend                 LoRicco said students
Quinebaug Valley Middle College         either felt disconnected or were in            need 23 credits to gradu-
High School (QVMCHS).                   danger of dropping out, according              ate, which include the
   The day began with the ringing       to LoRicco.                                    four core subjects —
of the 100-year-old Quasset School        QVMCHS gained more momen-                    English, math, social
Bell from the historic one-room         tum this year when the state’s                 studies and science — as
schoolhouse in Woodstock. Anna          Department        of     Education             well as world cultures
Nelson, the town’s model teacher,       announced that it would get the                (language and traditions),
gave a speech.                          school’s doors open in August. Its             arts or vocation, physical
   “Together we ring this century-      partners are from Killingly,                   education, fine arts, com-
old bell to symbolize the opening       Plainfield, Putnam, Thompson,                  munity service and elec-
of our new school,” she said.           Windham, Woodstock, QVCC and                   tives.
“Many people have been planning         EASTCONN.                                         Last Thursday, the inau-
this school for years and yester-         Students are offered a college               gural class of 34 students
day we began to set in place its        experience through a rigorous                  was charged to come up
foundation.”                            and creative academic program                  with a new name to
   QVMCHS enrolled 34 students          that not only allows them to                   replace the lengthy QVM-
from area school districts for its      attend classes on QVCC campus in               CHS title, as well as draft
inaugural curriculum. The school        Danielson, but also helps them                 a code of ethics that will
is designed to give high school stu-    complete their high school educa-              be      implemented     for
dents an option when the tradi-         tion at the same time.                         future classes.                                                                                      Matt Sanderson photo
tional high school setting is not         “I figured it would be a good                   “It’s a good school for Students at Quinebaug Valley Middle College School got settled in last Thursday, Aug. 28, dur-
enough.                                 experience for me and help me                  them because it might ing its opening day of orientation. From the left are Trevor Elsey, of Killingly; Eric Jarvis, of
   According to Teacher/Principal       further my goals in life,” said                meet their individual Plainfield; Laura Raymond, of Killingly; Jennah Dell, of Putnam; and Tyler Taft, of Killingly.
Gino LoRicco, the school opened         Joshua Gervais, of Moosup.                     learning needs,” said
last Wednesday, Aug. 27 for three         He said he is thinking about                 LoRicco, “but they’re also
days of orientation, and students       going into computers and taking                creating a legacy here.”
                                                                                                                              interact with the college students        site, the school will add 40 stu-
had their first day of academics        an internship at QVCC.                            Eligible students must be a state
                                                                                                                              and professors.                           dents each year after this opening
Tuesday, Sept. 2.                         “My old school didn’t really                 public high school student.
                                                                                                                                “This is hard work these kids           year. Until a new facility is built
   “It went well,” said LoRicco.        help,” said Amanda Barthelet, of               Referrals can come from coun-
                                                                                                                              have to do,” she said.                    on QVCC campus, the student
“These are bright students who          Thompson. “I needed help. It was               selors, principals and parents.
                                                                                                                                Williams said QVCC has con-             body will cap at 125. If too many
may haven’t realized their full         distractions and not being able to             Each district sending a student
                                                                                                                              tracted an architectural firm to do       students apply for a limited num-
potential at their home high            get my work done.”                             will provide transportation for
                                                                                                                              a conceptual design to where              ber of classroom slots, a lottery
school.”                                  She said she hopes to receive                QVMCHS students.
                                                                                                                              QVMCHS could be built on cam-             will be held.
   The idea for the school began in     her associate’s degree and high                   School runs from 7:30 a.m. to 2
                                                                                                                              pus to support 200 students, as             The school year curriculum fol-
early 2006 when a small group of        school diploma relatively at the               p.m. Opportunities for mentoring,
                                                                                                                              well as connect to the existing           lows the Killingly School calen-
educators came together to design       same time.                                     tutoring, independent study and
                                                                                                                              QVCC building. She said they              dar.
this specialized school — a middle        “I want to be a nurse and help               internships begin at 2 p.m.
                                                                                                                              don’t have any costs lined up yet,          For information on QVMCHS
college high school — for non-tra-      with babies,” she said.                           “This has been two years in the
                                                                                                                              but the Department of Education           and applying to the school, visit
ditional learners in grades 10            Jennah Dell, of Putnam, said                 making,”       said   Dianne      E.
                                                                                                                              and    Senate     President      Pro      www.eastconn.org/qvmchs or call
through 12. It is being called an       her mom told her about the pro-                Williams, president of QVCC. “It’s
                                                                                                                              Tempore Donald Williams (D-               LoRicco at 412-7400.
innovative educational option.          gram, but she jumped on board                  a terrific option for students in
                                                                                                                              Brooklyn) have already approved
   “It’s different because we’re        immediately because she wanted                 northeast Connecticut.”
                                                                                                                              QVCC to move forward with the               Matt Sanderson may be reached
right here on a college campus,”        to take college courses in a high                 Williams said the students eat
                                                                                                                              endeavor.                                 at (860) 928-1818, ext. 110, or by e-
said LoRicco. “Hopefully it’ll give     school setting, plus be on a college           lunch in the college cafeteria and
                                                                                                                                According to the school’s Web           mail matt@villagernewspapers.com

                                                  NEWS BRIEF
                     Veterans exhibit bus trip to be held
  The Thompson and Putnam                period will be coordinated into a                      Thompson area locations beginning
Recreation Departments are spon-         cohesive timeline with aircraft                        at 8:30 a.m. The bus will return at
soring a bus trip for senior citizens    demonstrations, vehicle and equip-                     approximately 4 p.m.
Friday Sept. 26, to the Veterans of      ment displays and living history                         For more information or a regis-
Foreign Wars’ “A Salute to all of        encampments.                                           tration form, Thompson residents
Connecticut’s Veterans,” to honor          This trip is free for Thompson and                   may call 923-9440 and Putnam resi-
America’s military veterans from         Putnam veterans and senior citizens                    dents may call 963-1163. Or, download
World War II through Iraqi Freedom,      and $5 for all others.                                 registration materials from the
at Brainard Airport in Hartford.           Participants must complete regis-                    Thompson Recreation Web site at
  This event will educate the public     tration form and make payment                          www.thompsonrec.org or stop by the
about the sacrifices that American       (where applicable) prior to the trip.                  Thompson Town Hall.
servicemen and women have made           Registrations are accepted through
throughout history to protect the               ,
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freedoms that Americans enjoy            full, whichever comes first.
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                                            Less common Ericaceous shrubs, Part II
      our seasons of interest are one                                                                    small, shiny alternate rounded                  Box Huckleberry (Gaylussacia               and its smaller cousin, Lowbush
      of the trademarks associated                                                                       leaves usually about three-eighths to        brachycera) is a rarely offered native        Blueberry                 (Vaccinium
      with heaths and heathers.                                                       THE                one-half inch long, occasionally             evergreen shrub. Spreading by short           angustifolium). Its vertical stems
Ever-changing colors as the circadi-                                                                     longer. Cowberry or Foxberry                 underground stems in much the                 rise to a height falling between the
an calendar moves in its annual                                                    POTTING               (Vaccinium vitis-idaea var. majus)           same fashion as other of its erica-           two parents in a range of two and
rhythm can, depending upon your                                                                          grows about 10 to 12 inches tall while       ceous cousins, it will gradually              one-half to three feet tall. The bell-
choices, form memorable, breathtak-                                                 SHED                 its shorter growing counterpart,             spread into a small, many-stemmed             shaped flowers of spring will devel-
ing living quilts. Coupled, too, with                                                                    Lingonberry        or      Mountain          plant, reaching only 1 foot in height         op into tasty blueberries in summer
flowers in varying shades from deep                                                   WAYNE              Cranberry (Vaccinium vitis-idaea             over a very long period of time.              studded among the rich green, semi-
ruby through pinks and purples to                                                   PAQUETTE                .
                                                                                                         var minus), groundcovers to a height         From the white pink-tinged urn                glossy leaves. As temperatures cool
white, blooming at various times of                                                                      of about 3 inches or so. Both are            flowers in late spring come dark blue         and the days grow shorter, the leaves
the year, these garden gems are rich                                                                     evergreen in my zone 5b garden but           edible berries. In fall and winter the        turn gorgeous and glowing shades of
in seasonal interest.                                                                                    variety minus from the northern              foliage turns deep red. Box                   red. This attractive deciduous
   There are heath and heather rela-                        where snows are not guaranteed               reaches of the United States and             Huckleberry is not often seen in the          hybrid will then shed its fiery leaves
tives, ericaceous plants, those                             cover. It does not flower or form fruit      Canada is hardy to zone 2; variety           trade and it does not establish readi-        as the autumn progresses, exposing
requiring similar conditions that                           as readily as its big brother, at least      majus from northern Europe and               ly as some other of the plants dis-           earth-red stems that in winter will
will nestle happily into these won-                         not for me, but is, nonetheless, wor-        Asia is hardy through zone 5. The            cussed in this article. But its needs         be in glorious contrast to many of
derful earthy quilts, adding contrast-                      thy of use in acid gardens at the            urn-shaped white flowers expand              are actually simple: full sun to part         the deepened and darkened colors of
ing heights, colors, flowers, berries,                      front of the border or en masse as           from clustered pink buds. When pol-          shade in moist, not wet, acid soil to         Heaths and Heathers. ‘Friendship’
textures and all manner of attrac-                          textural relief to bushier plants.           linated typical acid-tart, edible            which organic matter has been                 will be especially bright planted
tion. Each of these potential com-                          Mine after eight years is not more           bright red berries develop. In Europe        added. Once established, it is easy-          near any of the golden forms of
panions can enrich and enhance the                          than one-half inch tall by about one-        there are cultivars selected from var.       going. A fascinating footnote is that         Calluna. And though I do not know
living tapestry.                                            foot across, having developed into a         majus grown especially for fruit,            a suckering colony, believed to have          for certain the northern extent of
   Vaccinium            macrocarpum                         striking plant. Contrary to popular          which make superb jelly. Some                originated from one plant, in central         this hybrid’s hardiness, I expect it
‘Hamilton’ is a dwarf selection of                          misconception, cranberries do not                          .
                                                                                                         autumns var minus develops into a            Pennsylvania carpets 300 acres, an            will be perfectly happy well into zone
our native cranberry. The small,                            live in wet bogs. Cranberry farms            red-mahogany carpet. During the              area fully one mile across. It is esti-       4, perhaps colder.
tightly-set, simple elliptic green                          purposely flood fields to more easily        course of eight years, both varieties        mated to be 12,000 years old! Box                Part III follows in August. Stay
leaves form, flattened and neat, up                         harvest the fruit that floats.               have suckered and spread, forming            Huckleberry is hardy through cli-             cool. Stay tuned.
and down the thin stems. They turn                          Cranberries are hardy in zones 2 to          impressive groundcovers both in full         matic zone 5.
                                                            6.                                                                                                                                        Wayne Paquette         is      the
an alluring shade of ruby red when                                                                       sun and part shade. This has been a             Vaccinium x ‘Friendship’ is an             owner of Quackin’ Grass Nursery in
the weather grows cold. ‘Hamilton’                             The varieties of Vaccinium vitis-         plant of easy disposition at Quackin’        intermediate hybrid blueberry made
                                                            idaea, another under-used shrub, at                                                                                                     Brooklyn. For more information, visit
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Williams Jr. (D-Brooklyn) is heralding the passage                        • $5 million for homeowners to purchase energy           lies as much as 50 percent off their heating bills.    that families will need all the help they can get
of two energy assistance bills in special session                      efficient furnaces and boilers.                             In addition, the bill offers low or no-interest loans  heating their homes this winter. It is unfortunate
that will deliver more than $75 million in heating                        The bill also decreases the minimum delivery             for families to help families purchase energy effi-    that so many Republican senators broke with
help to tens of thousands of families across                           amount that retail oil or propane dealers must              cient equipment. The bill also provides families       their own governor to oppose this legislation, but
Connecticut. Both bills passed with bipartisan                         make from 125 to 100 gallons, as well as prohibits          with cash assistance for weatherization and ener-      I am pleased that we were able to stand up and
support in the Senate and now go the House for                         retails oil or propane dealers from imposing deliv-         gy audits. Finally, the bill sets aside $33.5 million  ensure that the state surplus will go back to fami-
consideration.                                                         ery surcharges on more than 100 gallons of oil or           in a special energy contingency fund designed to       lies. After all, Connecticut may have finished the
    “This special session features a special delivery                  any residential delivery that the dealer initiates.         help families struggling to heat their homes.          year with a small surplus, but most Connecticut
for Connecticut families,” said Williams. “Wages                          “I am thankful that we were able to work with            Republican leadership in the senate wanted the         families will not.”
are stagnant, inflation is rampant, the price of                       Gov. Rell and colleagues in the House to reach              state to keep this money instead of giving it back        Williams represents Brooklyn, Canterbury,
heat is up and the temperature is about to go                          agreement on this critical piece of legislation,”           to families.                                           Killingly, Mansfield, Putnam, Scotland, Thompson
down. Our bipartisan energy assistance plan will                       Williams said. “Our families face a crisis this win-           “I am pleased that we were able to defeat           and Windham.
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income families.”                                                      for the first time. This legislation will go a long         shortchange low- and
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                                                             OPINION              Opinion and commentary from the Quiet Corner
                                                                                                                                                                                      signs lack
        PRESIDENT &
                           BIRD JR.
                          EDITOR -AT- LARGE                        What they’re saying...                                                                                             “
                                                                                                                                                                                           Congratulations Anna!”
                                                                                                                                                                                           said the sign high atop a
                                                                                                                                                                                           brick building in down-
                                                                                                                                                                                      town Camden, Maine. A pink
            STEPHANIE JARVIS                                                                                                                                                                              flamingo,
                      EDITOR                               What’s your favorite thing about the Woodstock Fair?                                                                                           wrapped in a
                                                                                                                                                                                                          feather boa,
                                                                                                                                                                                                          held      the

         EDITORIAL                                                                                                                                                                                        sign that cel-
                                                                                                                                                                                                          ebrated the
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Olympic win
                                                                                                                                                                                                          of Camden
                                                                                                                                                                                                          native Anne

   Drivers, take                                                                                                                                                                         NANCY WEISS
                                                                                                                                                                                                          part of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                          U.S. Women’s

   extra caution                                              “The food. The
                                                                                             “The rural char-
                                                                                           acter. It still has a
                                                                                           country        flavor.
                                                                                           Also, the experi-
                                                                                                                        “The   animals.
                                                                                                                      The pony pull was
                                                                                                                                                        “It’s our first
                                                                                                                                                      time. The food and
                                                                                                                                                      it kind of reminds
                                                                                                                                                                                                          rowing 8’s,
                                                                                                                                                                                      grew up in the seaside town and
                                                                                                                                                                                      everyone was elated by her suc-
                                                                                                                                                                                      cess. The sign was a welcome
                                                              Bavarian nuts.”              ence for the kids          fun and interest-               me of the fall.”                bit of homegrown spontaneity
                                                                                           seeing the ani-            ing.”                                                           in contrast to the professional

        ere at Villager Newspapers, we try not to
        repeat ourselves too often when it comes                                           mals.”                                   DIANA                     NATE HANSEL             glitz of the Games.
                                                               MIKE GUGLEILMO                 MANUELA SARLES                  THORSTENSON                                                Butch        Johnson,        of
        to editorial content — however, there are                                                                                                             BURRILLVILLE,
times that some messages bear repeating.                             STERLING                      COVENTRY                     EAST LYME                                             Woodstock, competed in his
  Such is the case with the safety of children                                                                                                                                                                    .
                                                                                                                                                                                      fifth Olympics in archery His
                                                                                                                                                                                      achievements are amazing by
before and after school when it comes to inter-                   QUESTIONS AND PHOTOS BY STAFF WRITER MATT SANDERSON                                                                 any standard and celebrated by
action with the area’s motorists.
  The return of students to classrooms means                                                                                                                                          a small billboard on the South
more youngsters on the roadways and an                                                                                                                                                Woodstock green. At 52 years
increase in traffic during morning and after-                                                                                                                                         old, Johnson makes it clear that
noon commuter hours when buses are trans-
porting children, resulting in the potential for
                                                                               LETTERS TO THE EDITOR                                                                                  at least in some sports, age is
                                                                                                                                                                                      not the deciding factor. His abil-
more accidents.                                                                                                                                                                       ity to focus and stay calm are
  With that in mind, local motorists should
take extra caution when driving, whether it is        Poblocki: Letter was inside, not outside, the box                                                                               combined with remarkable
                                                                                                                                                                                      skills to make him a champion
                                                                                                                                                                                      over and over again. Perhaps he
to and from work or just running daily errands.
                                                        To the Editor:                                                responsibility of Wal-Mart. If I am not mistaken, most, if      needs a bumper sticker that
Take note of what time school buses arrive in
                                                                                                                      not all, local merchants willingly take credit cards for        would say: “Old archers never
local neighborhoods, where and when traffic
                                                         I am writing in response to the letter to the editor writ-   purchases.                                                      lose their strings. Or snap their
tends to clog up, and peak busy times for travel-
                                                      ten by Gary Zurek about the potential building of a Wal-           Mr. Zurek then goes on for two very long paragraphs          bows.”
ing. If possible, leave a few minutes early — a
                                                      Mart store in Brooklyn.                                         alleging, without anything to document the allegations,            Across Coastal Maine, the
good rule to follow at all times — to avoid traffic                                                                                                                                   single largest number of win-
back-ups.                                                In it he suggests that we should “think outside the big      that Wal-Mart is responsible for 11 percent of the trade
                                                      box.” It was never clear to me how his letter was “outside      deficit with the country of China. He also suggests that        dow signs, bumper stickers,
  Perhaps the most important back-to-school                                                                                                                                           lawn signs and T-shirts belong
safety rule motorists should remember is that         the big box.” What I did read was the typical knee-jerk         the only lost jobs are those that pay $60,000 to $1000,000
                                                      reaction of one of those who opposes Wal-Mart in any            and cites Caldor, Bradlees and Ames as the places where         to Barack Obama. Everywhere
under state law, they are required to stop for all                                                                                                                                    there were variations on the
buses when the red warning lights are flashing.       form or location in this country. In fact, the letter was       these jobs came from. I don’t think any at these stores,
                                                      very much “inside the big box” on anti-Wal-Mart propa-          with the exception of management, ever made the kind of         theme of the letter O. Obama
This is mandatory on all undivided highways,                                                                                                                                          stickers covered pickup trucks
whether a driver is approaching or following a        ganda and the political agenda that goes along with it.         money Mr. Zurek refers to.
                                                         He says that there is a big concern because Wal-Mart            He then goes on about how the country of China con-          idling outside the local coffee
school bus. When these lights are flashing, chil-                                                                                                                                     shop in the early morning. The
dren are preparing, or in the process of, exiting     will have profits and the landowners will have cash. For        ducts its internal affairs, including wages, pollution and
                                                      everyone else there is “trouble, traffic … crime … and          smog. Though I have a low regard for many of the condi-         Obama message was often
a bus. In many cases, they must cross a street —                                                                                                                                      pressed against other stickers
sometimes a quiet rural one and other times,          stripping away of small family businesses.”                     tions/policies of China, it is not within the capacity of
                                                                                                                                                                                      that proclaimed the virtues of
busy main roads — and should not have to                 Though he admits there will be jobs provided, they are       the Quiet Corner to alter or affect those internal policies.
                                                                                                                                                                                      eating oysters or how much
worry about drivers in a hurry zooming past.          only very low-paying … requiring little or no skills.” I           The “individual agendas” of most folk in Connecticut
                                                                                                                                                                                      smarter a certain dog may be
Failure by drivers to stop for school buses when      think that he is suggesting that those who work at a Wal-       is to survive as best they and their families can, given an
                                                                                                                                                                                      than an honor student.
the red lights are flashing carries penalty fines,    Mart are somehow deficient by way of education or abil-         economically challenged area/economy.                              Where are the McCain signs,
starting at $460 for the first offense.               ity. As he says, “It’s a crude point to make.” No kidding.         There are very few $60,000-plus jobs in this area. If peo-   we wondered? Do the people
   Back-to-school time also means that within            Just ask those who work there — “Are you simple?             ple can buy reasonably priced clothing for their children       who make them wait until the
the coming year, a new crop of teenagers will be      Have you no abilities?” His arrogance is astounding but         or food products for their tables, or any other type of         eve of their conventions to dis-
getting their drivers’ licenses. Gone will be the     typical of the anti-Wal-Mart gang.                              product from Wal-Mart, or if folks can get a job there to       tribute them? Sometimes peo-
“student driver” signs placed upon vehicles,             Mr. Zurek does say, in a hidden way, that Wal-Mart does      help provide for their families, then good for them both.       ple take in their political signs
and these new motorists will be taking to the         provide jobs and low prices, but only by being “quite              If local merchants cannot compete, that is unfortunate,      on Halloween, so perhaps the
road on their own. Many will drive to and from        clever as portraying itself as good for the community.”         but so be it. If they cannot do what is necessary to finan-     McCain apparatus was holding
school, so more experienced motorists should             He seems to suggest that because Wal-Mart tries to           cially survive, then there should not be any expectation        back to add drama to their
take extra care when on the roads.                    make money (as is the intent of all businesses, small local     that the average person will pay more for a product just to     announcements. Could it be
  The Department of Public Safety and                 ones as well), it is somehow evil.                              subsidize a business — that is, of course, unless Mr.           that few wanted to show their
Connecticut State Police have offered these              Though he says Wal-Mart encourages people to use             Zurek wants to pay the difference.                              support of McCain? That
additional safety tips for back-to-school time:       their credit cards for purchases, I myself do not recall                                                                        seemed unusual in an area that
  • Children should have a safe place to wait for     any signs or employees suggesting that I do so. His impli-                                           MICHAEL J. POBLOCKI        supports widely divergent
the bus, away from traffic and the street. Avoid      cation seems to be that a $1 trillion consumer debt is the                                                    THOMPSON          views on almost everything.
roughhousing at bus stops.                                                                                                                                                               Maine is a wonderful state,
  • Stay away from the bus until it comes to a
complete stop and the driver opens the door and
signals the students to enter.
                                                              Library hours must meet many needs                                                                                      but one deeply divided by geog-
                                                                                                                                                                                      raphy and income. Coastal
                                                                                                                                                                                      towns are filled with out-of-
  • When children are being dropped off, they           To the Editor:                                                families who work outside the area are not well served.         state plates this time of year
should exit the bus and walk ahead of it before                                                                          Townspeople, especially working parents with children        and, as one local told me, half of
crossing the street. The driver can see children         In early summer, the Thompson Library Board of               in elementary and high school, have come to depend on           Connecticut must be moving
best when they are further away from the bus.         Trustees responded to budget cuts in part by voting to          the services the library offers when schools are closed on      north. The winters are long and
  • Even though drivers are required to stop for      close early two days a week and remain closed on                weekends. Saturday is often a time of the week when stu-        hard in Maine, and the tradi-
buses, children should still be aware of traffic      Saturdays. This change in operation is slated to take           dents work on research papers, projects, book reports and       tion of hosting visitors brings
around them before approaching and exiting            place this fall starting Sept. 6.                               gathering data. Limiting access in such a way presents a        in revenue and welcome
the bus. Remember to look both ways before               The mission of the library is “to provide the best pos-      hardship to so many families. Other possibilities must be       change.
crossing the street.                                  sible informational, educational, cultural and recreation-      explored so that hours of operation are not so prohibitive.        Some of the Obama signs
  • If children have questions regarding their        al services in a warm and inviting environment.” My             We need a library that is open to meet the many needs of        were on out-of-state cars, but
own safety or the behavior of riders during           question is, how can this occur if the doors are locked?        all our townspeople.                                            most were on Maine vehicles,
their trip, they should talk to their parents,        The purpose of the library is supposed to assist all                                                                            with their clever license plates,
teachers or school officials.                         through providing educational and informational mater-                                                          ROBYN LEO       like the one our friends, who
                                                      ial. Clearly when more than 80 percent of the hours of                                                                          own a hot tub business have,
  By following just a few simple rules, all those                                                                                                                     THOMPSON        that proclaims: “Relax on the
who drive on Quiet Corner roadways can                operation are before 5 p.m., the needs of the majority of
                                                                                                                                                                                      husband’s car” and “Relax 2” on
ensure that back-to-school time is also a safe
                                                                                                                                                                                      the wife’s. Makes one wonder
                                                                                                SOUND OFFS                                                                            why Connecticut plates are so
                                                                                                                                                                                         The Obama stickers proclaim
  LETTERS POLICY                                              Commends Pierce on brave commentary
                                                                                                                                                                                      enthusiastic support that peo-
                                                                                                                                                                                      ple want to share. The Obama
                                                                                                                                                                                      stickers are an outpouring of
    Letters to the editor are always                                                                                                                                                  discontent with the status quo
                                                         Sound Off:                                                   women to be dressed in a skimpy way at an outdoor               that is more dramatic than in
  welcome, and may be sent to                                                                                         summer event. However, I think we need to think                 the past. There are so many of
  Villager Newspapers, P     .O. Box 196,                I would like to commend Chenoa Pierce on her                 about the equality issue here. Why not have a                   them because people believe
  Woodstock, CT 06281, or via e-mail at                brave column in the Aug. 22 issue about the scanti-            young man also dressed in just a skimpy bikini bot-             that a change at the top will
  sjarvis@villagernewspapers.com.                      ly clad women at the car cruise raffle. I am a senior          tom? Or maybe just in his briefs? No one would do               change their lives and those of
  Be sure to include a name and resi-                  citizen whose mother was not allowed to vote in                that! Why? Because people would be outraged and                 their children and neighbors.
                                                       her lifetime. She passed away in 1919, when I was              they would tell the fellow to put some clothes on.                 We’ve had several weeks of
                  dence. Please refrain                            .     ,
                                                       still a baby Sadly it was the next year, 1920, when            Therefore, I hope more people told those young                  watching cheering crowds. The
                        from sending let-              woman got the right to vote.                                   ladies at the raffle to put some clothes on as well.            Olympics were spectacular and
                       ters via fax, and                 For many years, I saw woman frowned upon if                    Imagine if in order to win the nomination for                 the face of Mrs. Phelps is
                       be sure to supply               they worked; I saw women ridiculed if they did                 president, Hillary Clinton had to wear a skimpy                 imprinted on our brains. The
                                                       anything other than be good housewives and moth-               bikini? Would that attract more votes? Probably so.             Democratic convention was col-
                       a home address                  ers. I was seen as a bit tawdry because I went out             So does that make it right? No! Today’s young peo-              orful with a sea of delegates
                       and phone num-                  and became something back then called a “secre-                ple, both young men and young ladies, need to                   who looked like third-grade
                       ber to allow for                tary So, I am so pleased today to see that women
                                                            .”                                                        learn the importance of gaining respect by what                 teachers who love their country
                       confir mation.                  can do just about anything that men can do, includ-            you do and what you know, and not by how little                                  .
                                                                                                                                                                                      and cry easily We have one
                                                       ing running for president!                                     you wear. I taught my children and now my grand-                more convention to watch
                       Allow at least 48                                                                                                                                              before we move into the social
                                                         It is probably not the worst thing in the world for          children to “dress for success and respect.”
  hours for a response. Letters must be                                                                                                                                               whirl that is northeastern
  submitted by noon Monday to                                                                                                                                                         Connecticut in the fall.
  ensure publication in the following                                                                                                                                                    The signs, whether for
  week’s issue. Every effort will be
  made to accommodate late submis-
                                                       Commission makes mockery of regulations                                                                                        Obama or McCain, have none of
                                                                                                                                                                                      the poetry I saw in front of a
                                                                                                                                                                                      modest house near Port Clyde.
  sions, but inclusion can not be guar-                Sound Off:                                                     created their own conditions and violated their                 It said: “Monuments Restored.
  anteed. The rules of good taste and                                                                                 statutory authority They create situations for peo-
                                                                                                                                          .                                           Cottages Watched.” Nearly a
                                                                                                                                                                                      haiku and far more interesting
  libel will, of course, apply to all sub-               The actions of the Pomfret P&Z Commission                    ple to bring lawsuits against the town.
                                                                                                                                                                                      than either candidate’s adver-
  missions. Personal attacks will not                  seated and voting on Aug. 25 was a mockery of our                With a commission like this, you have to wonder
                                                       zoning regulations. How can anyone show respect                why we have zoning regulations. Their actions are               tisements.
  be published. The editor retains the                 for the commission? They passively disregard the               travesties of justice. In a word, they are “jesters” to
  right to edit all letters.                           law and do not recognize the language of our regu-             our zoning regulations and an embarrassment to                    Nancy Weiss resides in
                                                                                                                                                                                      Pomfret and writes a weekly col-
                                                       lations. They denied applicants their rights by law,           our community   .
                                                                                                                                                                                      umn for Villager Newspapers.
PUTNAM VILLAGER                                                                                                                                                      Friday, September 5, 2008 • A11

1.                                                        Chenoa Pierce photo

                                                                                 5.                                                                                                 Chenoa Pierce photo

2.                                                        Chenoa Pierce photo

                                                                                 6.                                                                                                 Chenoa Pierce photo

                                                                                                                                                                1. This cow pair spent some time in the
                                                                                                                                                                tractor barn, delighting youngsters of
                                                                                                                                                                all ages who were thrilled to get up
                                                                                                                                                                close and personal with the animals.
                                                                                                                                                                2. An ever-popular attraction at the
                                                                                                                                                                Woodstock Fair, the massive sand
                                                                                                                                                                sculpture made yet another appearance
                                                                                                                                                                at the event, attracting groups of
                                                                                                                                                                3.    A    group    of     friends   from
                                                                                                                                                                Massachusetts stand in front of the
                                                                                                                                                                giant pumpkin displays at the
                                                                                                                                                                Woodstock Fair.
                                                                                                                                                                4. The Nashville Bound Band played
                                                                                                                                                                with Charlene Marie on the south stage
                                                                                                                                                                on Sunday at the Woodstock Fair.
3.                                                        Matt Sanderson photo   7.                                                     Matt Sanderson photo
                                                                                                                                                                5. The Ferris wheel is always a popular
                                                                                                                                                                attraction at any fair and the same
                                                                                                                                                                could be said of the wheel at the
                                                                                                                                                                Woodstock Fair, which saw long lines of
                                                                                                                                                                excited passengers waiting their turn.
                                                                                                                                                                6. Lots of antique tractors were on dis-
                                                                                                                                                                play at the 2008 Woodstock Fair held
                                                                                                                                                                Aug. 29 to Sept. 1.
                                                                                                                                                                7. This is Frankie, the baby bull calf,
                                                                                                                                                                who was born on Friday during the open-
                                                                                                                                                                ing day of the Woodstock Fair. He was
                                                                                                                                                                the only animal born during the 2008
                                                                                                                                                                8. Coral Billings, of Killingly, and Mary
                                                                                                                                                                Ellen Snyder, of Killingly, hold up the
                                                                                                                                                                2008 poster at the memorabilia booth
                                                                                                                                                                for the Woodstock Fair.

                                                                                                                                                                More photos on page 16

4.                                                        Matt Sanderson photo   8.                                                      Matt Sanderson photo

Fair brings good weather, music, food for 148 years of tradition
FAIR                                    115th year), oldies group The Silver     the only animal born at the             pleased by how accommodating the         He said all the proceeds from
continued from page   A1                Dollar Band, reggae band Truth &         birthing center during the fair. He     fair was to them to make them feel     ticket sales and donations goes
                                        Rights, classic rock band The                             ,
                                                                                 was born Friday Aug. 29, the start      welcome and comfortable,” she          right back into the fairgrounds.
                                        Aviators, classic rock and country       of the fair.                            said.                                    “We saw parents playing with
Agricultural Society which orga-
                                        band Route 66, and country band             Hibbard said families loved the        Business manager William             their kids for hours at the arts and
nizes the fair, the attendance
                                        Charlene Marie & the Nashville           Indian dancing and the horse show.      Neilson said the fair had a new PA     crafts,” he said. “To see parents
reached 178,183, including children
                                        Bound Band.                              She also said the giant pig was         system installed. He said Amy          and children sitting down together,
and senior citizens.
                                           “The main stage entertainment                                 .
                                                                                 admired by every body The pig had       Ranta, a music teacher from            that’s what the fair is all about.”
  “The attendance reflects that we
                                        was well received,” said Hibbard.        a story pinned next to his pen,         Woodstock Academy, sang the              The theme for the 149th
had wonderful weather and a won-
                                        “They engaged the audience beau-         which described the hog of having       “Star Spangled Banner” over the        Woodstock Fair in next year is
derful fair,” she said. “I think this
                                        tifully.”                                a life mirrored to that of the pig in   PA every morning of the fair at 9      called “As Time Goes By   .”
year’s fair was fabulous.”
                                           The fair also featured numerous       the story Charlotte’s Web.              a.m. while members of the U.S.                         ,
                                                                                                                                                                  On Saturday Sept. 20, the fair
  The fair included a barrage of
                                        contests, such as the youth pizza           She also said that their largest     Army raised the flag.                  will be putting on the event
musicians on the main stage, such
                                        eating contests, a chili cook-off,       pumpkin weighed in at a whopping          “Everybody thought we had a          “Celebrate Agriculture.”
as    the     1990’s    rock    band
                                        karaoke, a chocolate cream pie-eat-      996 pounds.                             recording,” said Neilson about the       For more information about the
Smashmouth. It also included
                                        ing contest, a baking contest, the          “We got a wonderful e-mail from      singer on the PA system. “We got a     Woodstock       Fair      and      the
country band Lonestar and coun-
                                        Ghirardelli Chocolate champion           a family who felt that the fair had a   lot of praise and compliments for                             ,
                                                                                                                                                                Agricultural Society please visit
try singer Jo Dee Messina, as well
                                        contest, pumpkin decorating, the         lot of spirit and teamwork,” said       that.”                                 their Web site at www.woodstock-
as pop group Starship and rock
                                        adult pizza eating contest and the       Hibbard. “It’s a tough economy so ,       Neilson, being in his first year     fair.com or call them at 928-3246.
group Foghat. On the south stage
                                        adult blueberry pie eating contest.      I’m glad people chose to come to the    serving as the business manager,
for all four days, local and tradi-
                                           “The special contests got a lot of    fair.”                                  was happy to announce that they          Matt Sanderson may be reached
tional bands played, like the Old
                                        positive comments,” said Hibbard.           Hibbard said she spoke to a few      increased seating capacity by 1,000    at (860) 928-1818, ext. 110, or by e-
Tyme Fiddlers (in their 62nd year),
                                        “The Fiesta Shows also got a lot of      of the newer vendors at this year’s     people with the presence of the        mail matt@villagernewspapers.com
college rock band Tall Heights,
                                        comments.”                               fair.                                   new grandstanding bleachers on
party band Macy & Heart, the East
                                           Frankie the baby bull calf was           “They said they were just            the fairgrounds.
Woodstock Cornet Band (in their
A12 •     Friday, September 5, 2008                                                                                                                                                           PUTNAM VILLAGER

Olski’s military tour of Japan recalled through book of letters
OLSKI                                    the Pacific.
                                            “I felt pretty uncomfortable not
                                                                                  mander gave him the odd-job duty
                                                                                  of clearing snow in the streets, off
continued from page   A1
                                         having a weapon on me,” he said.         manhole covers and hydrants. He
right to left because it is written      “If the emperor hadn’t said the war      had to retrieve the underground
entirely in Japanese.                    was over, it’d be pretty scary .”        freshwater system that flowed
  According to one of Olski’s con-          He said soldiers still had hatred     beneath the frozen city in case of
tacts for the book, Harushima            toward the Japanese, and when            those residential fires.
“Haru” Shirahama, a “mon” is an          they went to drink in local bars and        “They got me a mine detector to
outdated Japanese unit of mea-           billiard halls where both sides          find those manhole covers,” he
surement previously used to size         would mix, a fight or two wouldn’t       said. “They were embedded in the
the foot. It was originally a unit of    be long from occurring.                  street or on [railroad] tracks.”
money and a coin.                           “It’s hard to separate my                Coming from Long Beach, Olski
  The 205-page book came out on          thoughts today from my thoughts          traveled over on the U.S.S. General
Japanese bookstands Aug. 1.              back then,” said Olski. “A lot of        Heintzelman. Going back to
Shortly after, Olski had the plea-       these guys had seen hell.”               American a year later, they char-
sure of a candid and live interview         He said that as terrible as the       tered in the U.S.S. General Black.
by news anchor Hajime Nambu of           atomic bombs were, Americans                “I had heard that the Japanese
the     Hokkaido      Broadcasting       were trying to end the war.              were going to use 10 to 12 thousand
Company (HBC). HBC is the main              “We fire-bombed Tokyo and             kamikaze pilots on us,” he said                                    Courtesy photo
television news source for that          killed 200,000 people in one night,”     about traveling to Japan. “When         World War II veteran Patrick Olski’s por-
northern region of the island            he said. “How can you just say the       we were on the ship going over, we      trait taken when he was 18 years old.
nation. The broadcaster immedi-          atomic bombs were the worst?”            knew the war was over. Although         He spent a year on tour in Japan.
ately flew back to Japan and the            Olski said he feels the atomic        you thought you wouldn’t be safe                                                                               Courtesy photo
report was shown on its Aug. 15          bombs saved his life because he          walking the streets. That was not       name and came to some images of             World War II veteran Patrick Olski
daily report (3:30 a.m.-U.S. eastern     was scheduled to go over when he         the case.”                              the park taken by a person named            about to step off the U.S.S. General
time).                                   heard about the pilots assembling           On the trip back, American sol-      C.A. Edington.                              Black in Oakland, Calif., after returning
  “He mentioned the book,” said          for that fateful flight.                 diers such as himself who resided          Olski contacted Edington and the         from his tour in Japan when he was 18
Olski. “I got an advanced copy .”           “Every year around V-J Day I    ,     in the galley cross-section of the      communication began. Edington               years old. He recently had a book pub-
  He added, “The book isn’t about        reflect of the fact that it was proba-   ship had to take shifts on guarding     lived in Sapporo, teaching English          lished of his experiences while staying
the war really because it was over       bly one of the happiest days of my       62 American prisoners (like the sol-    at the University of Hokkaido. One          in Sapporo, Japan.
when I went. It was about the occu-      life,” he said, “and the same goes       dier who robbed a Japanese citi-        of her students, Shirahama,
                                         for all of the over 10 million ser-      zen).                                   became interested with her corre-           same human beings as ourselves.”
pation.”                                                                                                                                                                Shirahama went on to write that
  The United States still held a mil-    vicemen and women and their fam-            “I had to hold a loaded rifle on     spondence with Olski and the three
                                         ilies, not to mention those under        them when they went to the bath-        started     plotting    the     book.       because Olski was there, he was
itary presence at certain interna-                                                                                                                                    really just an 18-year-old American
tional bases even though World           Japanese occupation.”                    room,” said Olski. “I never carried     Apparently, Edington had been
                                            Olski said on the day after V-J       or used a loaded weapon, except for     bringing Olski’s letters and e-mails        boy who was much more interested
War II was over. Olski, an engineer,                                                                                                                                  in learning about the undeveloped
spent most of his time greasing               ,
                                         Day he was on his way home on a          prisoner detainees on the ride          into class and was reviewing them
                                         one-week furlough and walked             back, and guard duty   .”               with her students.                          country .
equipment, transporting soldiers                                                                                                                                        When Shirahama was in third
and citizens, and helping re-route       around Times Square while wait-             The book took more than a year          “Apparently, someone in that
                                         ing for his train to Syracuse.           and a half to put together, as all of   class knew the HBC anchor and               grade living with a farmer’s family ,
underground water systems to                                                                                                                                          he wrote, he marveled at the quali-
area homes during the cold winter           “Times Square was almost              the communication between Olski         another person knew the publisher
                                         deserted after the big celebration       and his contacts in Japan were          of that company said Olski. “It
                                                                                                                                             ,”                       ty of the American military vehi-
of 1945-’46.                                                                                                                                                          cles he saw when the forces were
    “I was always fascinated by          the day before,” he said. “I think       through e-mail and postage. It was      was at their request that they could
                                         about how the decision by                published through Hakurosya             write a book. I hadn’t thought              coming to Japan.
Japan,” he said. “I know they did-                                                                                                                                      “They had firm chassis and
n’t want war.”                           President Truman to drop the             Publishing and costs 1,429 yen.         because of all this time, this is now
                                         bomb probably saved my life and             As the American dollar value         history  .”                                 shafts between left and right
  Olski said his sister made him                                                                                                                                      wheels, and it means that they
make sure he wrote home to his           that of untold hundreds of thou-         slowly diminishes, on Monday it            Olski did not reside in Sapporo
                                         sand of American and Japanese            was 110 yen to the nearest dollar,      for that entire year of his tour;           were constructed with very strong
parents when he was staying in                                                                                                                                        and good steel,” he writes. “I clear-
Sapporo.                                 troops and civilians.”                   which means the book is $13.            however, the publishing company
                                            Back in Sapporo, Olski remem-            “I’m going to get a small royalty    only wanted his letters that he             ly remember that I thought that it
  “Some things I wrote to them I                                                                                                                                      was natural they won against us.”
didn’t tell them fully about what        bers going to a local movie theater      in sales,” said Olski.                  wrote to home dated from Sapporo.
                                         with his comrades and one of the            About three-quarters of the book        “They converted all of my letters          At      Hokkaido        University,
happened sometimes,” he said.                                                                                                                                         Shirahama said he had some
“They didn’t need to know.”              people in his group told a group of      is a compilation of Olski’s letters,    into text and sent them back to
                                         Japanese movie patrons they had          while the remaining one-quarter of      me,” he said.                               friendly     relationships      with
  Olski recalled that one American                                                                                                                                    American officers who attended
soldier he bunked next to ended up       to leave the theater.                    it are excerpts from a local man,          In a letter written to Olski,
                                            Olski said he pulled his comrade      Tokihiro Matsuzawa, who was a           Shirahama wrote that in wartime,            the school. It was around that time
getting court marshaled and                                                                                                                                           Edington had started revealing her
arrested for robbing a citizen late      aside and said, “We won the war,         young boy during the time Olski         the Japanese were taught that
                                         now we’ve got to win the peace.”         was in Sapporo.                         American soldiers were the devil            communications with Shirahama
at night at gunpoint.                                                                                                                                                 about Olski.
  “I’m glad he got arrested,” he            Olski spent a lot of time walking        With the majority of Olski’s let-    and that they were extremely cruel
                                         around in Sapporo, especially            ters and the account from               and barbarous.                                “I was interested in Pat who was
said. “He got drunk and used his .45                                                                                                                                  a member of the occupied force,”
pistol. He waved it in my face earli-    scenic Nagajima Park, as his unit        Matsuzawa, the book provides a             “We were very much scared of
                                         acted more like a contracted con-        two-sided perspective of an occu-       U.S. soldiers who were supposed to          he wrote. “We have mailed each
er in the night.”                                                                                                                                                     other generally once a week for two
  He said local violence was not too     struction company than soldiers.         pied Sapporo in 1945-’46.               come here just after they had won
                                         He said the winter of 1945 there            As technology advanced in            the severe battles against our              years. I am very much pleased to
common, but there was still bitter-                                                                                                                                   see the publication of his book in
ness on both sides of what had just      was brutal.                              recent decades and the birth of the           ,”
                                                                                                                          army Shirahama wrote. “When
                                            Because so many homes were            Internet came into focus, Olski said    they were [here], they committed,           this occasion.”
been a tragic dropping of the atom-
ic bombs on the southern cities of       heated with soft coal on potbelly        every time he typed in Sapporo or       in fact, rather often murders,
                                         stoves in the middle of a tiny room      Nagajima Park into a Web search,        injuries and robberies, but the               Matt Sanderson may be reached
Hiroshima and Nagasaki, as well                                                                                                                                       at (860) 928-1818, ext. 110, or by e-
as a bloody tenuous world war in
             ,                           in the dwelling, the risk of a fire      it would produce more results each      affairs were very fewer than our
                                         was great, he recalled. His com-         time. In 2006, he typed in the park’s   fear and most soldiers were the             mail matt@villagernewspapers.com

Poker Run remembers Petrunia; proceeds to benefit local families
PETRUNIA                                           Poker Run, which will be held Saturday        ,    will make balloon animals for the children,           mended by Petrunia’s doctor at UMass
continued from page   A1                           Sept. 20, and last year’s is the location,         and other activities are in the works. These          Hospital, Wolanski said.
                                                   according to Landry Last year it was held at       events were added to “try to make it a little           Landry confirmed that the families have
                                                   Valley Springs; this year, the Thompson Rod        more family oriented,” she said.                      been chosen, but said that the hospital has
Thompson, but the transplant was unsuc-
                                                   and Gun Club will serve as the location.             There will also be a raffle, and according to       not identified them yet and is in the process
                                                     Sign-in for the run begins promptly at 10        Wolanski, prizes range from a haircut to an           of putting the Poker Run committee in touch
  Petrunia, a Tourtellotte Memorial High
                                                   a.m. at the Thompson Rod and Gun Club. At          oil change and more.                                  with the beneficiaries.
School graduate, lost his battle to leukemia
                                                   11 a.m., the run will begin making its way           “We already have 16 gifts to wrap,” she                                      ,
                                                                                                                                                              According to Landry no goal has been set
Sept. 3, 2006, at the age of 22. His family and
                                                   down to Four Corners, then on to Sinni’s Pub       said, adding that she expects the amount to           for an amount they are hoping to reach; they
friends wasted no time in working to keep
                                                   in Dudley Mass. From there, participants           triple by the time Sept. 20 rolls around.             would just like to be able to help more than
his memory alive; in 2007, they coordinated
                                                   will head to the North End Pub in North              Though this event is a poker run, the fliers                   ,
                                                                                                                                                            one family if possible.
and ran a very successful Poker Run and are
                                                   Oxford, Mass., and Waterfront Mary’s in            for it encourage everyone to attend, noting             No matter how much they make, Landry
determined to have one annually     .
                                                   Webster, Mass., before making their way past       that one does not actually have to participate        said everyone involved wants to be able to do
  “His friends pretty much got this going
                                                   Petrunia’s final resting place in the East         in the poker game to go and have fun.                 some good and help a family in need.
last year,” she said.
                                                   Thompson Cemetery and back to the                    Participants can ride along the cruise                “I think that’s all that counts,” she said.
  Jessica Wolanski is one of those friends.
                                                   Thompson Rod and Gun Club, 93 Brandy Hill          route in whatever mode of transportation                Tickets are $15 per person and $25 per cou-
She grew up with Petrunia and his siblings
                                                   Road in Thompson. At each location, partic-        they like. Last year, according to Wolanski,          ple for the second annual Show to Go Poker
and had a close bond with them all.
                                                   ipants will stop in to pick out a poker card       riders rode about “20 motorcycles, 20                 Run can be purchased in advance at
  “All of us are really close,” she said.
                                                   and hang out before going to the next loca-        Mustangs and 20 cars,” she said.                      Landry’s Flooring in Thompson and
  Wolanski remembers Petrunia fondly “He  .
                                                   tion, according to Wolanski.                         “[There were] lots of Mustangs,” said               Monroe’s Salon and Spa in Putnam or by
was truly a sweet and honest person who
                                                     The event will be over at 3 p.m., when           Wolanski, who said the muscle car was                 contacting Jessica Wolanski at (774) 280-0136,
was there for everyone and anyone,” she
                                                   cruisers return to the Thompson Rod and            Petrunia’s favorite. “… Whoever has                   Deborah Landry at (860) 923-2656, Kristen
                                                   Gun Club for poker, food and fun. Roast beef       Mustangs tries to bring Mustangs.”                    Baker at (860) 481-0744 or Tawnya Reynolds
  Wolanski, along with Landry, Tawnya
                                                   is on the menu for the evening and will be           Last year, the event raised $800, all of            at (860) 883-0539. Tickets can also be pur-
Reynolds and Kristen Baker of Monroe’s
                                                   served with baked potatoes, salad and dinner       which was donated to Why Me Sherri’s                  chased at the door.
Salon and Spa in Putnam, is responsible for
                                                   rolls. A DJ will be on hand to entertain play-     House in Worcester. This year, those
planning the annual run, which drew 100
                                                   ers and their families while they eat.             involved decided that they wanted to help               Chenoa Pierce may be reached at (860) 928-
players last year.
                                                     Children attending the event will not be         out someone closer to home and will be                1818, ext. 112, or by e-mail at chenoa@vil-
  The only difference between this year’s
                                                                          left out. Wolanski said     donating all the proceeds from this year’s            lagernewspapers.com.
                                                                          someone at the run          event to a couple of local families recom-

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Boys’ soccer aims to improve last year’s record
          BY BENJAMIN R. KIPP                              accomplish this year. Cowan is                             how many or how few injuries the       offense, and Perron is the goal               can expect from them,” he said.
                                                           optimistic about the season, but                           team sustains. Cowan has four          keeper responsible for defensive                 With four solid returning
   PUTNAM — Last year the                                  said he realizes that this will be a                       returning captains on this years       leadership. Skopek and Wilson are             starters, Cowan feels that the
Putnam boys’ soccer team finished                          tough task. He’s limited to 15 kids                        team. Matt Wilson, Tyler Gudreau,      the defensive stoppers keeping the            chemistry between the players will
the season with a 5-9-2 record.                            that decided to come out for the                           Bryant Skopek and Brad Perron all      ball away from the net.                       be better than it was last year. The
Considering what the team did the                          team this year. This also means                            return for their senior year.            Returning top scorer is sopho-              Clippers only lost one senior to
previous year (1-15), they definitely                      that if an injury was to unfortu-                            “I’m expecting a lot of leadership   more Ian Statig, and Cowan has                graduation, so this year’s seniors
exceeded expectations.                                     nately occur, Cowan will have no                           out of them — getting the rest of      high expectations for him. But, he            will hopefully take what they’ve
   “We didn’t know what it was                             choice to play someone that has                            the team up for a game and playing     added, “I’d like to see more people           learned last year and apply it
going to be like,” said boys’ head                         limited experience.                                        hard,” said Cowan.                     step up into the scoring role so              towards this year’s season. Cowan
soccer coach Greg Cowan, who                                 Another goal of the Clippers is to                         All four play key roles on the       we’re not dependent on Ian to score           has nine returning starters and
returns for his second year of ser-                        just improve upon last season’s                            team.                                  all our goals.”                               feels that each one can continue
vice.                                                      record. He also expects that his                             “One’s a returning keeper, two         Cowan is pleased with the work              where they left off last year.
   Making the state class playoffs is                      team will be able to get stronger                          are midfielders and one is a full      ethic his team has put in so far this            “I’ve got a little more team unity
always a goal for the Clippers and                         and play better toward the end of                          back,” said Cowan.                     young season.                                 as far as playing on the field togeth-
is something that the team wants to                        the season than at the beginning.                            Gudreau is the midfielder              “They’re giving me all they can,            er,” Cowan said.
                                                           Cowan believes that will depend on                         responsible for creating the           which is fantastic, and it’s also all I

Foster donates golf proceeds to Habitat French Canadian Festival to
  PUTNAM — On Friday Aug. 22,
Foster Corp. of Putnam hosted its
annual golf tournament at the
                                                                                                                                                             be held Saturday in Putnam
Putnam Country Club and gener-                                                                                                                                                                                According to Osbrey, Laliberte
ously donated $2,000 (and still                                                                                                                              FRENCH                                        jumped at the opportunity to be
counting)      to   Habitat       for                                                                                                                        continued from page     A1                    involved.
Humanity        of   Northeastern                                                                                                                                                                             “He is so excited about this,” he
Connecticut. Sixty people attend-                                                                                                                            him the “green light.”                        said.
ed this eighth annual charitable                                                                                                                               From there, the planning began                 In addition to making suggestions
event.                                                                                                                                                       and Osbrey and the French-                    for music to accompany the
  Each year, Foster Corp. invites                                                                                                                            Canadian Festival Committee —                 Riverfire, Osbrey said Laliberte will
its largest suppliers and cus-                                                                                                                               made up of his wife Karen,                    provide the music that will play
tomers to join the company for a                                                                                                                             Bousquet, Dr. Francoise Gauthier,             between each act scheduled to per-
golf outing with a raffle that fol-                                                                                                                          Fabiola Cutler, Meg Viens, Tim St.            form.
lows, and donates the proceeds to                                                                                                                            Jean and Barbara Chubbuck —                      Among the highlights of the fest
a charitable organization. This                                                                                                                              began putting together the events of          are performances by Josee Vachon,
year Habitat for Humanity was                                                                                                                                the day .                                     and Les Joyeux Copians and a skit by
selected, along with the American                                                                                                                              The first-ever French-Canadian              some of the Sisters of the Daughters
Diabetes Society. According to                                                                                                                               Fest will kick of promptly at 3 p.m.,         of the Holy Spirit Provincial House.
Larry Acquarulo, Foster’s CEO,                                                                                                                               when Mayor Viens reads a proclama-            Lenny Maynard will entertain festi-
“Habitat holds a special place for                                                                                                                           tion declaring Sept. 6, 2008, as              val-goers with his strolling accor-
us at Foster. Throughout the year,                                                                                                                           French-Canadian Day in Putnam —               dion and The Quadrille Dancers will
our employees raise money inter-                                                                                                                             a proclamation written by Gauthier            perform as well.
nally with employee-driven                                                                                    Courtesy photo                                 that will be read aloud in both                  Three dancing couples will be on
events such as a chili cook-off, ice From left, Jim Dandeneau, Bob Findlen, Foster Corp. CEO Larry Acquarulo and Phil Albert                                 English and French.                           hand, with one playing the role of
cream social, apple fest, bake at Foster’s eighth annual golf tournament. Funds raised were given to Habitat for                                               Festival-goers should attend hun-           narrators/instructors who will teach
sales and other fund-raising Humanity of Northeastern Connecticut.                                                                                           gry, as 10 gallons of pea soup and 300        those willing to try out a new dance.
activities. This was an opportuni-                                                                                                                           servings of meat pie will be prepared            The French-Canadian Fest is free
ty for the company to support a                                                                                                                              and sold by Jason St. Onge and will           and open to the public — you don’t
community-minded organization            a volunteer and not-for-profit orga-        family gain suitable housing.                                           be served by the Day Kimball Well             have to be French Canadian to
in our own back yard.”                   nization, we rely on the generosity         Foster has been very supportive to                                      Wishers, who will also be selling             attend.
  Debbie Kane, Habitat’s executive       and support of our community                Habitat, and we greatly appreciate                                      maple shaved ice.                                “This is not just a nationality gath-
director, said, “We are so pleased to    members. Each donation will go              being selected as their recipient                                         Cooper has agreed to make crêpes,           ering, it’s an experience for all,” said
be selected to partner with Foster       directly to assisting us in helping a       this year.”                                                             complete with toppings that hungry            Bousquet.
Corp. in receiving this donation. As                                                                                                                         patrons can add themselves, fresh on             At press time, inclement weather
                                                                                                                                                             site. Though the official topping             was predicted for Sept. 6. As no rain
                                                                                                                                                             selection won’t be unveiled until the
                                                                    NEWS BRIEF                                                                               event, suggestions included butter,
                                                                                                                                                                                                           date had been scheduled, Osbrey,
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Bousquet and the committee noted
                                                                                                                                                             fruit and maple.                              that the decision to hold the festival
                                                                                                                                                               The Putnam Rotary Club will be              (or not) will officially be made
                Historical barns exhibit open at Roseland                                                                                                    serving maple fritters, among their
                                                                                                                                                             usually offerings, and the Lions Club
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Thursday, Sept. 8. WINY, as well as
                                                                                                                                                                                                           other local stations, will be alerted as
                                                                                                                                                             will add French toast to its menu for         to the outcome of the decision and an
   WOODSTOCK — Roseland Cottage’s Carriage Barn                                      Roseland Cottage, now a historic house museum,                          the evening.                                  announcement made. Should this
is showcasing an exhibition on Woodstock’s historical                              was built in 1846 as a summer retreat for the Henry C.                      The Riverfires will begin to burn           happen, the event may merge with
barns, open until Oct. 15.                                                         Bowen family The museum complex includes a formal
                                                                                                 .                                                           brightly over the Quinebaug River             the Oct. 25 Fall Festival already
   The exhibit, titled “Barns: Yesterday Today and
                                          ,       ,                                parterre garden, icehouse, carriage barn, garden hose,                    for the last time at 7 p.m. and will be       scheduled to take place in Rotary
Tomorrow,” explores the history of New England barn                                and indoor bowling alley The museum and gift shop
                                                                                                             .                                               accompanied by a variety of French-           Park. Anyone with questions about
contraction. Richly illustrated with images of existing                            are open from Wednesday to Sunday June 1 through
                                                                                                                         ,                                   Canadian tunes hand picked by the             whether or not the event will be held
structures, it focuses on Woodstock’s barns, but it tells                          October 15. Guided tours of the museum are offered                        committee and suggested by Roger              should call WINY at (860) 928-1350.
the broader story of developments in agricultural                                  from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., on the hour. Museum tours are                     Laliberte, a French-Canadian DJ
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Chenoa Pierce may be reached at
towns throughout New England. Visitors will see that                               free for Historic New England members and                                 from Woonsocket, R.I.
                                                                                                                                                                                                           (860) 928-1818, ext. 112.
as farm needs changed and transportation, technology                               Woodstock residents. Adult admis-
and research advanced, barns changed as well.                                      sion is $8. Discounts for seniors and
Colonial English barns gave way to gable-front barns.
Ground-level stable barns, and even more recently
free-stall barns in turn, replaced these.
                                                                                   children are available.
                                                                                     Roseland Cottage, located at 556
                                                                                   Route 169 in Woodstock, is one of 36
                                                                                                                                               Celebrating                                                    Agriculture
   The exhibition, presented by the Woodstock                                      historic sites owned and operated by
Historical Properties Commission in partnership with                               historic New England. For more
Historic New England and the Woodstock Historical                                  information,                      visit                                         Offering Pain
Society is located in Roseland Cottage’s Carriage                                  www.HistoricNewEngland.org or call                                              Management
Barn. It is free and open to the public Wednesday                                  Roseland Cottage at (860) 928-4074.
through Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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PUTNAM VILLAGER                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Friday, September 5, 2008 • A15

Castle owner sets up shop in Putnam                                                                                                                                                                                                           POLICE LOG
CASTLE                                                             for the proper permitting as required,” he                                                                                                                             Editor’s Note: The information con-
continued from page    A1                                          wrote.                                                                                                                                                                 tained in these police logs was
                                                                      As of Tuesday Aug. 26, 24 items were for                                                                                                                            obtained through either press releases
                                                                   sale in Mark’s store, ranging in prices from a                                                                                                                         or other public documents kept by each
His highest rate of activity was in 2005, when
                                                                   $29 pair of tribal drums to a $44,000 antique                                                                                                                          police department, and is considered to
he made 34 transactions. So far this year,
                                                                   opium bed. Other items for sale include an                                                                                                                             be the account of police. All subjects
Mark has made 18 transactions.
                                                                   $18,000 Caterpillar bulldozer, a $2,800 antique                                                                                                                        are considered innocent until proven
   Mark was advertising his eBay account as
                                                                   grandfather clock and a $1,600 set of alu-                                                                                                                             guilty in a court of law.
Global Manufacturing, LLC, to “export and
                                                                   minum bleachers.
distribute building products and machinery             .”                                                                                                                                                                                               PUTNAM
                                                                      “The information on the eBay site has been
He called the business “Global Castle
                                                                   corrected and updated as of this date,” he                                                                                                                             Aug. 29
Concept” and indicated it was “a 35,000-
                                                                   wrote. “The items listed for sale on eBay are                                                                                                                          Gay Riggins-Keeling, 42, 33 Small
square-foot multi-million dollar year-round
                                                                   and have been all located in Putnam, Conn.,                                                                                                                            Pond Road, Richmond, R.I. Sale of
mega-showroom on a 450-acre research facili-
                                                                   with the exception of the bulldozer, which is                                                                                                                          liquor to minors.
                                                                   being stored in Woodstock temporarily    .”                                                                                                                            Michael Chase, 43, 46 Grove St.,
   Zoning Enforcement Officer Delia Fey
                                                                      Putnam’s Zoning Enforcement Officer                                                                                                                                 Putnam. Breach of peace.
mailed a letter of “violation and request for
                                                                   Cynthia Dunne said Mark currently owns an                                                                                                                              Daniel Hurst, 51, 8 High St., Putnam.
voluntary compliance” to Mark Friday Aug.       ,
                                                                   industrial zone off Kennedy Drive in Putnam                                                                                                                            Threatening.
22, stating that he violated the town’s zoning
                                                                   called Global Manufacturing, LLC. She said it
regulations by allowing all eBay transactions
                                                                   is located in an old mill on 83 Canal St. Dunne                                                                                                                                      TROOP D
to take place at his residences at 450 and 480
                                                                   said that was all the information should could
Brickyard Road without the necessary busi-                                                                                                                                                                                                       ,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Friday Aug. 29
                                                                   release as of Wednesday morning, Sept. 3.
ness permits.                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Jeffrey S. Thebado, 48, 310 West
                                                                      Mark’s most recent sale happened Friday     ,
   Fey said she wants to know how much traf-                                                                                                                                                                                              Thompson       Road,    Thompson.
                                                                   Aug. 22, when he sold a $3,750 vertical milling
fic has been generated due to buyers going to                                                                                                                                                                                             Charged with DUI.
pick up some of the heavy equipment Mark is                                                                                                                                                                                                        ,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Monday Sept. 1
                                                                      Anyone can use eBay as it is open to the
selling. She also said she wants to know if                                                                                                                                                                                               John E. Poper, 19, 36 Chassey St.,
                                                                   world to use. Fey had to do some work with
these business transactions are affecting the                                                                                                                                                                                             Putnam. Charged with risk of injury
                                                                   Woodstock’s town attorney to determine if
neighbors on Brickyard Road and the sur-                                                                                                                                                                                                  and disorderly conduct.
                                                                   the town had a course of action regarding
rounding area.
                                                                   Mark’s online business.
   “It’s pretty clear there was a business being
                                                                      “What do you do with an Internet busi-                                                                                  File photo
advertised,” she said.
                                                                   ness?” she asked.                                       The castle at 480 Brickyard Road in Woodstock being
   Around Aug. 20 and 22, however, Mark com-
                                                                      She said this issue has been occurring in            built by Chris Mark, who has been sent a zoning vio-
pletely took down Global Manufacturing and
                                                                   other municipalities across the country in              lation letter for allegedly allowing all eBay transac-
replaced the eBay account with the name Our
                                                                   which there is an unwritten determination of            tions to take place there without the necessary busi-
Everything Store 123. He also removed the
                                                                   where one can frequently conduct an Internet            ness permits.
business description of the castle concept and
                                                                   business on his or her property without a
indicates that he sells “antiques, furniture,
                                                                   business permit from the local government.
heavy equipment and unusual things.”
                                                                   Fey said zoning concerns appear when buyers               his business than what we’ve seen on the Web
    In the letter, Fey said Mark should cease
                                                                   are frequently going to pick up their items at            site. We’ll just have to deal with it as we find
operating the business from the property and
                                                                   the seller’s location.                                    out more about it.”
advertising the business as being in
                                                                      Fey said with older zoning regulations                    The seven-story castle is intended to be
Woodstock. She also said he has to remove all
                                                                   being grandfathered in to updated regula-                 completed next summer. Mark has had zoning
references of a Woodstock business at his
                                                                   tions, municipalities have yet to catch up with           compliance issues with the town in the past.
location from all Web sites and any other
                                                                   zoning the pace of today’s growth and eco-                One was in October 2005 when he was adver-
forms of media. She said his business adver-
                                                                   nomic development, especially when it comes               tising his future castle as a commercial facili-
tisement is also found on Whitepages.com.
                                                                   to Internet businesses.                                   ty and another in August 2007, indicating a
   If Mark failed to comply within 15 days
                                                                      She also said that the Planning and Zoning             similar business showcase.                                                                                       GET LOST IN OUR MAZE
upon receiving the notice, he may be subject
                                                                   Commission is currently working within a
to further enforcement proceedings and
penalties in accordance with state statutes.
                                                                   subcommittee to update its regulations. The                 Matt Sanderson may be reached at (860) 928-                                                                      CROP CIRCLE
   Before the eBay business name change,
                                                                   issue with overseeing Internet businesses is
                                                                   up for discussion. The next meeting was yes-
                                                                                                                             1818, ext. 110, or by e-mail at matt@vil-
                                                                                                                             lagernewspapers.com.                                                                                                SPOTTED IN
Mark had listed that all of his items for sale
                                                                   terday Sept. 4, at the
                                                                           ,                                                                                                                                                                    THOMPSON!
                                                                                                                                                                                                              BE FOUND IN OUR LABYRINTH

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    BE FOUND IN OUR LABYRINTH
can be picked up in Woodstock. Our
                                                                   Town Hall.
Everything Store 123 states every item for sale
                                                                      “It’s new,” said                                                                                                                                                    We’re celebrating by putting our circle
can now be picked up in Putnam.
   In a letter from Mark Tuesday Aug. 26, he
                                                                   First Selectman Allan                                                                                                                                                             of crops on sale!
                                                                   Walker Jr. about the
replied to say the information shown on his                                                                                                                                                                                               Buy 2 perennials, get free youth
                                                                   oversight. “We don’t
eBay account was not updated when he                                                                                                                                                                                                       ticket, or buy 1 perennial, get
                                                                   know the extent of
removed his Web site in 2007.                                                                                                                                                                                                                     free butterfly bush!
   Mark assured that
there are no business                                                                                                                                                                                                                         It’s ‘raining butterflies’ here –
operations running                                                   River’s Edge                                                                                                                                                             we want to share them w/you!
out of his property on
Woodstock. He said                                                    Mini Golf                                                                                                                                                              260 Quaddick Rd., Thompson 06277
the castle is an “on-
site” office solely used
for the management of
                                      Gas $4.50 per gallon                                                                                                                                                                                    www.quintessentialgardens.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Quintessential Gardens
construction opera-
tions pertaining to his
                                            Mini Golf $5 All Day                                                                                                                                                                               at Fort Hill Farms
castle only .                         Family Fun: Priceless
   “If I do choose to                             Open Daily Noon til dusk                                                                                                                                                                        860-923-3439
pursue opening a busi-                Rte. 12, West Thompson Rd, and Rte. 193 in Thompson, CT                                                                                                                                                     www.forthillfarms.com
ness in Woodstock in                                                (860)923-2908
the future, I will apply                                                                                                                                                                                                                      GET LOST IN OUR MAZE

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A16 •     Friday, September 5, 2008                                                                              PUTNAM VILLAGER

                    Fun at the Woodstock Fair

                                                                                         Matt Sanderson photo
Above left: A girl sits and relaxes amongst several steers at the Woodstock Fair. Right: Here are some first
premium tomatoes at the Woodstock Fair.

                                  Matt Sanderson photo                                     Chenoa Pierce photo

A boy jumps around on the bungee ride at the             Steve Harwell, lead singer of rock band
Woodstock Fair.                                          Smashmouth, performs one of the group’s many hit
                                                         songs for a packed crowd of fans of all ages.

                                            Webster Lake Veterinary Hospital is pleased to
                                            welcome our new associate, Dr. Amanda Lang.
                                           Dr. Lang attended Wellesley College in Massachusetts, where
                                            she majored in Biology and minored in English. Following
                                                      graduation, Amanda worked briefly in
                                                         business in London and Boston.
                                           However, she quickly discovered she could not resist her true
                                             passion, veterinary medicine, and therefore relocated to
                                                Philadelphia where she attended the University of
                                                 Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine.
                                             Following graduation, Amanda worked in a 5-doctor small
                                                     animal practice in southern New Jersey.
                                                 Amanda is now returning to her native Northeast
                                                             and eagerly joins the
                                                   Webster Lake Veterinary Hospital family.

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                                                                  The Hot Spot                                                                            ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT

Jeff Pitchell & the Texas Flood hit heavy
        aving been greatly inspired                                              • Full Blooded Mutt — 8 p.m., The
        by B.B. King’s song, “The                              NOT SO          Lucky Dog, Worcester, Mass.
        Thrill Is Gone,” Jeff Pitchell                                           • Jeff Pitchell & The Texas Flood
first made a name for himself at                                QUIET          — 9:30 p.m., Gilrein’s, Worcester,
the youthful age of 15. It was 1981,                                           Mass.
and he had just won the Ovation                                CORNER            • Dan Kirouac — 8 p.m., Dino’s
Guitars contest for “Best Guitarist                                            Sports Bar, 40 Lake St. Webster,
in Connecticut.”                                                 MARK          Mass.
   Influenced by guitarists such as                            RENBURKE          • Donna Dufresne and open mic
Buddy Guy Robert Cray and Stevie                                               — 7:45 p.m., The Vanilla Bean Café,
Ray Vaughan, Pitchell honed his          music is timeless, appealing to a     Pomfret, Conn., $5.
craft and became more adept at his       broad musical audience.”                • Desert Rain — The Desert Café,
instrument with each passing year.         The current lineup of Texas         Danielson, Conn.
By age 28, he was voted “Best Blues      Flood consists of Deric Dyer on sax     • RAM — 9 p.m., Altones, Jewett
Guitarist” in Metro Magazine and         (12 years with Tina Turner), Ivan         ,
                                                                               City Conn.
soon formed his own band. Named          Santiago on percussion (Sheila E                  ,
                                                                                 Saturday Sept. 6
after a Stevie Ray Vaughan tune,         and Carlos Santana), John               • Ray Bryant — 8 p.m., Spruce
Jeff Pitchell & the Texas Flood          Peckman on drums (11 years with       Street Tavern, Clinton, Mass.
appeared at the 1997 Bluestock in        Eight To The Bar), Ken Kosicki on       • Brogue & Blarney — 9 p.m., The
Memphis and released its debut           bass (Wild Cherry Vanilla Fudge,
                                                            ,                                ,
                                                                               Galway Bay Worcester, Mass.
effort, “Fat Cigars.” Two more           Dion) and Bob Marston on B3             • Little Big Wheel, Huck,
acclaimed releases followed, and         organ (Kman Band). These sea-         Thinner, Crazy Jane — 8 p.m., The
Pitchell & Co. soon had opening          soned musicians unite to bring a      Lucky Dog, Worcester, Mass.
slots      for     the      Fabulous     high energy mix of rock, soul and       • Killer Queen — 9:30 p.m.,
Thunderbirds, Joe Cocker, Johnny         funky Texas blues. Averaging 200      Greendale’s Pub, Worcester, Mass.
Winter and even hero B.B. King.          performances per year, you can          • Rud Eile — 9 p.m., Tara Pub,
   In 2002, Pitchell signed to major     catch Jeff and his band locally at    Worcester, Mass.                                                 Jeff Pitchell & the Texas Flood
label EMI and released his fourth        Gilrein’s in Worcester, Mass., this     • Beatles for Sale — 9:30 p.m., The              ,
                                                                                                                           Sunday Sept. 7                      p.m., The Knights of Columbus,
CD, “Heavy Hitter.” The album            Friday Sept. 5. For award-winning
                                                ,                              Hawk’s Nest, 40 Plummer Ave.,               • Mike & Amanda Lirange, City       1017 Riverside Drive (Route 12),
reached number 7 on the Billboard        rhythm and blues, Jeff Pitchell &     Whitinsville, Mass.                       Riots, Sunset Strippers — 9 p.m.,     North Grosvenordale, Conn.
Charts, charting for 12 consecutive      Texas Flood are local heavy hitters     • Lissa Schneckenberger Band —          The Lucky Dog, Worcester, Mass.         • Blues Jam with Brandt Taylor
weeks and on receiving airplay on        not to be missed.                     8 p.m., The Vanilla Bean Café,              • Dana Lewis — 7 to 10 p.m., Café   — 3 to 7 p.m., Times Square Café,
147 radio stations throughout              Friday Sept. 5
                                                  ,                            Pomfret, Conn., $15.                      Sorento, 143 Central St., Milford,    Danielson, Conn.
United States and Europe. Jeff ’s          • Bill McCarthy & His Guitar — 9      • John Young — 8 p.m., Victoria         Mass.                                           ,
                                                                                                                                                                 Tuesday Sept. 9
original song, “Eye for an Eye,”         p.m., The Galway Bay Worcester,
                                                                ,              Station Café, Putnam, Conn.                 • Smooth Jazz — Oxhead Tavern,        • Bill McCarthy’s Open Mic —
was recently selected as a finalist      Mass.                                   • Ken Macy — 9:30 p.m., The Gold        Sturbridge, Mass.                     7:30 p.m., Greendale’s Pub,
in the blues category from among           • Fergus — 9 p.m., Fiddler’s        Eagle at The Laurel House,                  • The Mill Boys (Irish) — 4 to 8    Worcester, Mass.
15,000 entrants.                         Green, Worcester, Mass.               Dayville, Conn.                           p.m., TJ O’Brien’s, Sturbridge,
   Said Alan Jacobi, president of          • ed ‘n da ve with T — 7:30 p.m.,     • Desert Rain — The Desert Café,        Mass.
Pyramid Records, “Jeff Pitchell’s        Greendale’s Pub, Worcester, Mass.     Danielson, Conn.                            • Live country music — 4 to 7                   Turn To TEXAS, page B6

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                LEGAL NOTICE                                                                                                        John Bell, Sr., Chairman               Dated at Eastford, CT this 12 day of
            TOWN OF THOMPSON                                                                                                        Zoning Board of Appeals             August, 2008.                                           STATE OF CONNECTICUT
       ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS                                                                                                              August 11, 2008             August 29, 2008                                       DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER
   The Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a        August 29, 2008                                                                                                       September 5, 2008                                               PROTECTION
Public Hearing on Monday, September 8,            September 5, 2008                                                                                                                                                                   LIQUOR PERMIT
2008 at 7:00 PM in the Merrill Seney                                                                                                                                    AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING TAX                               Notice of Application
Community Room of the Thompson Town                             Town of Eastford                                                                                        EXEMPTIONS FOR FARM BUILDINGS                            This is to give notice that I,
Hall for the following:                                       Planning Commission                                                                                       BE IT ORDAINED AND ENACTED BY THE                          VIMALKUMAR PATEL
   Variance       Application     #ZBA08-09                      Public Hearing                                                                                         TOWN OF WOODSTOCK                                              727 ACADIA CT
(Continued) – Urgel Lapierre, 533 Brandy              The Eastford Planning Commission will                                                                             Adopted: August 26, 2008                                 ROSELLE, IL 60172-1096
Hill Road, Map 143, Block 17, Lot 7, Zone         hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday,                                                                                     Effective: September 20, 2008                        Have filed an application placarded
R40 – reduction of side yard (left) from 25 ft    September 9, 2008 at the Eastford Town Hall,                                                                          Pursuant to the authority of the General             08/29/2008 with the Department of
to 3 ft for a 5x5 covered deck.                   Lower Level, located at 16 Westford Road,                                                                             Statues Section 12-91(c), the Town of               Consumer Protection for a PACKAGE
   Variance       Application     #ZBA08-11       Eastford, CT at 7:00PM on the following:                                                                              Woodstock hereby provides an exemption            STORE LIQUOR PERMIT for the sale of
(Continued) – Todd & Lee Winchell, 26                 SD08-002 – ReSubdivision Application,                                                                             from property tax for any building, to the           alcoholic liquor on the premises at
Breaults Landing Road, Thompson, CT, Map          Walter J & Tracy M O’Grodnick, North side                                                                             extent of an assessed value of one hundred                 148 PROVIDENCE ST
141, Block 17, Lot 198, Zone R40 – To build       Ashford Road, Map #70, Block #90, 1 lot                                                                               thousand dollars ($100,000.00) used, actual-                     PUTNAM CT
an addition within the minimum setback from       ReSubdivision, 1 new single family home                                                                               ly and exclusively in farming, as defined in      The business will be owned by: SHITAL &
right of way and property lines.                  with well and septic.                                                                                                 General Statues Section 1-1. Such exemp-                      VIMAL PATEL LLC
   Variance       Application     #ZBA08-13           Complete copies of these applications                                                                             tion shall not apply to any residence of such        Entertainment will consist of: None
(Continued) – David Lohbusch & Valerie            are on file and available for review in the                                                                           farmer and shall be subject to the application     Objections must be filed by: 10/09/2008
Sandberg, Map 85, Block 95, Lot 33B, Zone         Town Clerk’s Office located at the Eastford                                                                           and qualification process provided in General              VIMALKUMAR PATEL
R20, Section 2, Item 3 requires contiguous        Town Office Building, 16 Westford Road,                                                                               Statues Section 12-91 (d), this ordinance to     September 5, 2008
non-conforming lots to be combined. The           Eastford, CT.                                                                                                         be effective with assessment years               September 12, 2008
subject lot is an existing conforming lot of          All interested parties may appear and be                                                                          beginning October 1, 2008.
record, but adjacent to existing non-conform-     heard. Written correspondence will be                                                                                 Attest: Judy E. Walberg, Town Clerk
ing lots of record.                               accepted.                                                                                                             September 5, 2008
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            Dr. Bruce Roberts Valentine, 91                                                                                                 Charles H. Miller, 90
                   ABINGTON — Dr. Bruce           crossings of the English Channel tending to                                         QUINEBAUG — Charles                      ,
                                                                                                                                                                       Facility where he later was appointed direc-
                 Roberts Valentine, 91, of        wounded.                                                                          Henry      Miller,   90,   of      tor of the facility in charge of calibrating the
                 Abington, died Aug. 23, at         In 1947, Dr. Valentine moved to Abington                                        Quinebaug, died Monday,            instruments for Navy ships and working 20
                 Westview Health Center in        and established the Eliza F. Clark Memorial                                       Aug. 25, at Lanessa Extended       years for them in San Diego, Calif. After that
                 Dayville.                        Center with Dr. John Clark. In 1982, he                                           Care in Webster.                   retirement he worked for Admiral Baker
                   He was the beloved hus-        retired from medical practice.                                                      He was born March 4,             Navy Golf Course in the Pro Shop at San
                 band of Virginia (Mayer)           During his career, he served as head of Day                                     1918, in Amarillo, Texas, to       Diego for five years.
                 Valentine of 67 years.           Kimball Hospital OB/GYN department; pres-                                         Lee Jacobus Miller and               Being widowed for some time, he married
                   In addition to his wife, he    ident of the Medical Society; president of the                                    Sarah Mabel (Barnes) Miller.       the former Verna (Gard) Hammond April 23,
                leaves his son Robert and         Connecticut Academy of Family Practice;                                          His mother died when he was         1980, in Las Vegas, Nev., and they lived in San
                wife      Althea     Stickney     delegate to American Academy of Family                                           9 and his father died when he       Diego, Calif., for nine years. They moved to
                Valentine of Gibsonia, Pa.;       Practice; school physician for the Pomfret,                                      was 13. His aunt, Lucille           Ocala, Fla., and lived there for 18 years and
                grandson Eric Valentine and       Eastford and Ashford school systems; and                                         Gross, was appointed as his         finally moved to Quinebaug Park in
                wife Shari Tarleton of Lively,    assistant state medical examiner. He was on                                      guardian and he moved to            Quinebaug.
                Ontario;      great-grandson      the committee that founded the Windham                                           San Francisco with her.               Besides his loving wife, he leaves his step-
                Cailean Tarleton Valentine;       Tolland County 4-H Camp, was president of                                          He graduated from Galileo         daughter, Pamela S. Bouchard, of South
                granddaughter            Kira     the Abington Social Library and served on                                        High School in San Francisco        Woodstock, whom he dearly loved as a daugh-
Valentine and husband Tommy Ender of              Gov. Dempsey’s committee to establish the                       in 1935 and enlisted in the Navy at age 17. His      ter and friend. He was also very fond of his
Raleigh, N.C.; great-granddaughter Zoë and        Dempsey Medical School.                                         first duties were on the U.S.S. Soley DD707          son-in-law, John Bouchard, who was especial-
great-grandson Zane Ender; daughter Mary            Over the years, Dr. Valentine traveled with                   and the U.S.S. Cincinnati. In 1937, he was sta-      ly good to him. In addition, he leaves two
and husband Ken Feathers of Storrs; grand-        his wife and family throughout the United                       tioned on the new U.S.S. Yorktown CV5. In            cousins, Dr. Richard Gross of Medina, Ohio,
son Andrew Feathers of Charlottesville, Va.;      States, including Alaska, Europe and Africa.                    1942, the Yorktown was in the Battle of the          and Shirley Pittman, of Dallas, Texas; his
and grandson Stephen Feathers of Wooster,           A memorial service will be held Saturday   ,                  Coral Sea and was sent to Pearl Harbor for           brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Robert and
Ohio.                                             Sept. 6, at the Abington Congregational                         repairs after a torpedo hit. After 72 hours of       Carol Dergan, in San Diego, Calif., and their
   He was predeceased by two brothers,            Church in Abington. Smith & Walker                              repairs, it left for Midway rendezvous. His          families; and his brother-in-law and sister-in-
Morris C. and George W Valentine.
                          .                       Funeral Home handled arrangements.                              ship sank and he was fortunate to be picked          law, Frank and Louise Gard, in Charlton,
   Born July 29, 1917 in New York City he was
                                      ,             In lieu of flowers, donations may be made                     up by a passing American ship.                       Mass., and their families.
the son of the late Morris Crawford               in his memory to the Windham Tolland                               The Navy was his life, and he served 20             Mr. Miller was a wonderful husband and a
Valentine II and Elizabeth Conrow Valentine.      County 4-H Camp, 326 Taft Pond Road,                            years. He was stationed in Sassabo, Japan,           special person who always saw some good in
He was a graduate of Swarthmore College           Pomfret Center, CT 06259 or Abington Social                     and was in charge of an oil tender for sever-        everyone. When you met him you liked him
(1939) and Cornell Medical School (1943).         Library 536 Hampton Road, Abington, CT
                                                          ,                                                       al years. His other duty stations were Long                       ,
                                                                                                                                                                       immediately and he will be sorely missed by
   Dr. Valentine was a veteran of World War       06230.                                                          Beach, Calif.; Kawadje Islands and Honolulu,         everyone who knew him.
II, serving from 1944 to 1946 as a physician        To share a memory “light a candle” at
                                                                          ,                                       Hawaii. He was also a personal driver for                                                 ,
                                                                                                                                                                         His funeral was held Wednesday Sept. 3, at
and lieutenant in the U.S. Navy He served in
                                .                 www.smithandwalkerfh.com.                                       Admiral Inglis for several years in San              the Daniel T. Morrill Funeral Home in
North Africa, Europe and D-Day He made 63                                                                         Diego, Calif.                                        Southbridge, Mass. A graveside service with
                                                                                                                     After his 20-year retirement as a chief                                                   ,
                                                                                                                                                                       military honors took place Thursday Sept. 4,
                     John W. Kokocinski, 60                                                                       petty officer, he went to a technical school
                                                                                                                  and upon graduation went to work for Civil
                                                                                                                                                                       in Northside Cemetery in Charlton, Mass.
                                                                                                                                                                         Flowers are acceptable or donations may
                                                                                                                  Services in the Radiac Instrument Repair             be made to the charity of one’s choice.
                                                    Mr. Kokocinski was proud that he served in
                    WEBSTER, Mass. — John         the Marine Corps during the Vietnam War.
                 W “Koko” Kokocinski, 60, of
                 81 Killdeer Island Road, died
                                                  He received many awards and attained the
                                                  rank of corporal.
                                                                                                                                              Kenneth Green, 77
                 unexpectedly Tuesday Aug.          For the past 32 years, Mr. Kokocinski was a
                 26, while working in             letter carrier for the U.S. Post Office in                        BROOKLYN — Kenneth Green, 77, of                   Coast Guard Base in Groton.
                 Worcester.                       Worcester. He was a member of Sacred Heart                                                          ,
                                                                                                                  Maynard Road, died Wednesday Aug. 27, at             Upon graduating from the
                    He leaves his loving wife     of Jesus Church, where he served as a collec-                   Haven Health Center in Danielson.                             ,
                                                                                                                                                                       Academy he was assigned to
                 of 35 years, Marilyn E.          tor every week. He belonged to the Polish                         He was the husband of Claire (Aubin)               Troop D in Danielson. During
                 “Lynn” Kokocinski; a son,        American Veterans and the Disabled                              Green, whom he married Oct. 7, 1950, at              his career with the State
                John D. Kokocinski, and his       American Veterans and was on the Board of                       Sacred Heart Church in Wauregan by the               Police, he worked patrol and
                wife Jillian of Oxford; a         Directors of the Worcester Postal Credit                        Rev. F.X. Chicoine.                                  was also assigned as a detec-
                daughter, Keri L. Tremblay    ,   Union. He enjoyed playing golf and had cur-                       In addition to his wife, he leaves his             tive for a period of time. He
                and her husband Jonathan of       rently been in the Thursday evening league                      beloved daughters, Carol A. Kiley and her            served as the resident trooper of Plainfield
                Woodstock, Conn.; two grand-      at Thompson Raceway Golf Course. He loved                       husband Robert, and Lynn M. Chiras and her           from 1975 to 1978. He finished his career of 21
                daughters, Talia and Kaelyn       yard work and gardening.                                        husband Bruce, all of Brooklyn; two grand-           years at Troop D in Danielson.
                Tremblay; a brother, retired        Mr. Kokocinski’s family was his pride and                     daughters, Danielle Chiras and Erin M.                  During his retirement, Mr. Green enjoyed
State Police Lieutenant William Kokocinski,          .
                                                  joy He lived life knowing what was most                         Grenier; and several nieces and nephews.             patrolling the town, woodworking, taking
and his wife Denise of Charlton; two sisters,                                 .
                                                  important — his family He lived by the                            Born May 24, 1931, in Putnam, he was the           care of his property and, most of all, being
Bernice Courtemanche and her husband              words, “Always remember what is important                       son of the late Fred Greene and Ethel                with his granddaughters. He was an avid Red
Robert of Webster and Susan Kokocinski of         in life is not the material things; it’s the love               (Warren) Greene Beauregard. He completed             Sox, Patriot and UCONN Huskies fan.
Sturbridge; a brother-in-law, David Meagher,      of family and the memories you leave                            his education in the Killingly and Plainfield           Mr. Green was a life member of the
and his wife Lyn of Webster; a sister-in-law,     behind.”                                                        school systems.                                      Danielson Lodge of Elks 1706 and a life mem-
Donna Lagano, and her husband Larry of                                            ,
                                                    The funeral was held Friday Aug. 29, from                       In 1949, Mr. Green joined the U.S. Army        ,   ber of the Connecticut State Police Alumni
Oakley Calif.; and many nephews and nieces.
       ,                                          Scanlon Funeral Service, with a Mass at                         serving for a year on active duty and was            Association. He was a member of the
He was eagerly awaiting the birth of his          Sacred Heart of Jesus Church. Burial was in                     transferred to an active Reserve unit in 1950.       American Legion Post 21 and was a past pres-
third grandchild this October.                                             .
                                                  Sacred Heart Cemetery The Webster-Dudley                        He stayed in the active Army Reserves for 16         ident of the West Wauregan Fire
  A son of John A. and Florence M. (Morin)        Veterans Council performed the military                         years, reaching the rank of first sergeant.          Department.
Kokocinski, he was born in Worcester and          honors.                                                           Mr. Green worked at several trades during             The funeral was from the Gagnon-Costello
was a lifelong resident of Webster. He attend-      Donations in his memory may be made to                        his life. He worked at Wauregan Mills from           Funeral Home in Danielson, followed by a
ed Bartlett High School and obtained an asso-     either Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 18 East                    1950 to 1952; as a mason’s helper from 1952 to       Mass of Christian Burial at Sacred Heart
ciate’s degree in fire science from               Main St., or to Saint Anne’s Elementary                         1954; as a machinist learner at Electric Boat,       Church in Wauregan. Burial with military
Quinsigamond Community College in                 School, 12 Day St., P   .O. Box 818, both in                    working on the Nautilus Submarine from               honors followed at Sacred Heart Cemetery in
Worcester.                                        Webster, MA 0l570.                                              1954 to 1956; as a jet engine tester at Pratt and    Wauregan.
                                                                                                                  Whitney from 1956 to 1964 and as a carpet               Donations in his memory may be made to
                                                                                                                  installer at Central Mills carpet store from         the American Diabetes Association, 306
                                                                                                                  1964 to 1966.                                        Industrial Park Road, Suite 105, Middletown,
                      Lucille D. Solomon, 66                                                                        On Aug. 8, 1966, Mr. Green joined the
                                                                                                                  Connecticut State Police, training at the
                                                                                                                                                                       CT 06457.

  DANIELSON — Lucille D. Solomon, 66, of          law, nieces and nephews.
172 Mechanic St., Danielson, passed away            Born Dec. 4, 1941, in Putnam, she was the
Thursday Aug. 28, at home.
  She was the wife of Allen Solomon, whom
                                                  daughter of the late Arthur and Anita
                                                  (Cournoyer) Billings. She attended St.
                                                                                                                                             Rachel Elizabeth, 84
she married Nov. 5, 1960.                         Mary’s School in Putnam and Killingly High                        WATFORD, Fla. — Rachel Elizabeth, 84, of           (Potvin) Michon.
  In addition to her husband, she leaves her      School.                                                                                         ,
                                                                                                                  Tampa, passed away Tuesday July 22, in                 Mrs. Watford was a Catholic by faith and a
daughter, Stacey Solomon, and boyfriend Joe         Mrs. Solomon served on the Killingly Town                     Tampa.                                               member of St. Paul Catholic Church in
Levesque and granddaughter Melissa                Council in the early 1970s and was last                           She was the wife of the late Milton Paul           Tampa. She had resided in Tampa since 1993,
Solomon, all of Danielson; one son, Gary          employed at MPI Label Systems in                                Watford.                                                                 ,
                                                                                                                                                                       coming from Chipley Fla.
Solomon, and his wife Lydia and grandchil-        Danielson, retiring in 2001.                                      She leaves two sons, Paul and wife Deborah           The funeral was held at St. Joseph Catholic
dren Cailey and Le Solomon of Goldsboro,                                          ,
                                                    The funeral was held Saturday Aug. 30, at                     of Gainesville, Fla., and Tom and wife Tonya         Church, with Father Shawn Knox officiating.
N.C.; her sister, Mary Jane Petrucci, and         Tillinghast Funeral Home in Danielson.                          Watford of Tampa; one daughter, Elizabeth,           Interment followed in Glenwood Cemetery     .
brother Edward Billings, both of Providence,                              ,
                                                  Burial was Wednesday Sept. 3, in Westfield                                                      ,
                                                                                                                  and husband Charles Destatney of Overland            Brown Funeral Home directed services.
R.I.; and several sisters-in-law, brothers-in-              ,
                                                  Cemetery Danielson.                                             Park, Kan.; six grandchildren; and three               In lieu of flowers, the family requests
                                                                                                                  great-grandchildren.                                 donations be made to LifePath Hospice, 12973
                                                                                                                    Born April 2, 1924, in Putnam, Conn., she                           ,
                                                                                                                                                                       Telecom Parkway Suite 100, Temple Terrace,
                    Raymond P. Orlowski, 72                                                                       was the daughter of Anthony and Rose                 FL 33673 or at www.lifepath-hospice.org

  DUDLEY, Mass. — Raymond P Orlowski,
72, of 40 Mill St., died Sunday Aug. 24, at his
                                                   (Olszta) Orlowski, he was born in Dudley
                                                   Mass., and lived in the Webster-Dudley area
                                                                                                   ,                                            Rose J. Marois, 96
daughter’s residence.                              all his life. He was a retired construction fore-                                                                     She was preceded in death by two sons,
  He leaves his wife of 54 years, Barbara C.       man and was a member of the T.S.K.K.                                               WEBSTER, Mass. — Rose            Raymond and Robert Kozlowski.
(Stelmach) Orlowski, of Dudley; two sons,                                                 ,
                                                     The funeral was held Wednesday Aug. 27,                                        J. (Zielinski) Marois, 96, of        A daughter of Valentine and Rose (Golash)
Mark A. Orlowski and John S. Orlowski, both        from the Shaw-Majercik Funeral Home, in                                          Christopher Heights, for-          Zielinski, she was born in Webster and lived
of Thompson, Conn.; five daughters, Cheryl         Webster, with a Mass at Sacred Heart of                                          merly of Golden Heights,           there all her life.
A. Zonia, Christine M. Gatsogiannis, Paula J.      Jesus Church, East Main Street, also in                                          died Tuesday, Aug. 27, in            Mrs. Marois was a repairer at Sandlerette
Orlowski, Laurie A. Ouellette and Lynn T.          Webster. Burial will be in Sacred Heart of                                       Lanessa Extended Care              Footwear Co. in Webster for many years
Cutress, all of Webster; a brother, Andrew         Jesus Cemetery    .                                                              Facility.                          before she retired.
Orlowski, of California; 11 grandchildren            In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to                                     Her first husband, Peter J.        She was a member of St. Joseph Basilica
and three great-granddaughters.                    Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, East Main                                          Kozlowski, died in 1953. Her       and its Sacred Heart Society. She also
  The son of the late Stanley and Bridgette        Street, Webster, MA 01570.                                     second husband, Eugene J. Marois, died in            belonged to the Daughters of Isabella.
                                                                                                                  1973.                                                                                     ,
                                                                                                                                                                         A memorial Mass was held Friday Sept. 5,
                                                                                                                    She leaves a daughter, Ann R. Johnson, and         at St. Joseph Basilica. Burial was in St.

 Elmer J. LaRocque                                  SEND OBITUARIES                                               her    husband        Richard     of
                                                                                                                  Grosvenordale, Conn.; a son, Peter J.
                                                                                                                                                          North        Joseph Garden of Peace Cemetery Funeral
                                                                                                                                                                       arrangements were under the direction of
                                                     at no charge to Community News Editor Stephanie Jarvis, by   Kozlowski, and his wife Jane of Putnam,              the Scanlon Funeral Service of Webster.
                                                  e-mailing the editor at                                         Conn.; a sister, Leokadya “Dottie” Czupryna,           Donations in her memory may be made to
  ELLICOTT CITY, Md. — Elmer J. LaRocque                                                                          of Webster; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grand-        St. Joseph School, 53 Whitcomb St., Webster,
died June 27 after a long illness.                   sjarvis@villagernewspaper.com                                children; and nieces and nephews.                    MA 01570.
  He leaves his wife, R. Teresa (Durand)
LaRocque; two daughters, Pamela Fair of
Colorado      and     Patricia     Kloba    of
Pennsylvania; seven grandchildren and nine
  Mr. LaRocque, better known as Rocky was,                                                                                                           Sitkowski & Malboeuf
assistant store manager of Montgomery
Ward in Putnam, Conn., in 1948. He later held
many positions in the company and retired in
                                                                                                                                                         Funeral Home
1981 as district merchandise manager for the                                                                                                        340 School Street, Webster, MA 01570
East Coast.
  Memorial services were held July 2 at the
Church of the Resurrection in Ellicott City.                                                                                                            Serving families like our own
                                                                                                                                                                 Since 1933
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                                                                                                                                                                                                       THE DEADLINE to submit calendar listings
                                                                                                                                                                                                             is Monday at noon. Send to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Stephanie Jarvis at
   The calendar page is a free service offered for                          TEERS will be held for three hours at the                           will lead visitors in capturing, tagging and         public is cordially invited to attend. For more
listings for government, educational and non-                               Connecticut Audubon Center at Pomfret.                              releasing monarch butterflies. Workshop par-         information, call Nancy Schultzberg at (508)
profit organizations. Send all calendar listings                            Check water quality through bug identifica-                         ticipants will assist in the gathering of data on    949-9046.
and happenings by mail at P        .O Box 196,                              tion. In streams live fascinating aquatic                           the migration habits and travel routes of
Woodstock, CT 06281, by fax at (860) 928-5946, or                           insects that most of us know lonely during                          Connecticut’s butterflies. During the work-            EXERCISE FOR SENIORS will be held
by e-mail to chenoa@villagernewspapers.com.                                 their brief time as flying adults (dragonflies,                     shop, Chyinski will talk about common                from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Woodstock Town Hall,
Because of the Labor Day holiday, all calendar                              mayflies, stoneflies, etc.). These insects can                      Connecticut butterflies, their habitat and           415 Route 169, Woodstock. Fore more informa-
listings for the Sept. 5 must be submitted by 2                             tell us a lot about the quality of our water.                       behavior, as well as provide information about       tion, call Connie Maynard at (860) 974-2685.
p.m. Friday to be published. Villager                                       Learn how to do a stream assessment using                           the Connecticut Butterfly Association. In
Newspapers will print such listings as space                                these riffle-dwelling macroinvertabrates.                           addition, Kristin Orr from Quintessential              CUB SCOUT PACK 29 AND PACK 66
allows.                                                                     Come dressed to muck about in the streams;                          Gardens at Fort Hill Farms in Thompson will          FALL RECRUITING NIGHT will be held
                                                                            waders and nets will be provided. Become                            give a presentation. This workshop is free to        from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Thompson Library
                                                                            trained in one three-hour session. Training                         Historic New England members, $6 for adults          Community Center Room 3. Cub Scouts is a
                                                                            fees are $15 per person and registration is                         and $4 for children. Children 5 and younger          family program that reinforces the values of
                      FRIDAY                                                required. For more information or to register,
                                                                            call Paula Coughlin, Citizen Science
                                                                                                                                                are free.                                            “doing your best.” For boys who enjoy field
                                                                                                                                                                                                     trips, hiking, crafts, camping and having fun
                  September 5                                               Coordinator, at (860) 928-4948.                                                                                          with friends both old and new, this is the pro-

  WOODSTOCK DEMOCRATS COFFEE                                                  PRE-K MOMS GROUP OPEN HOUSE
                                                                                                                                                               MONDAY                                gram for them. Boys will learn citizenship
                                                                                                                                                                                                     skills, earn awards and practice 12 core values
AND CONVERSATION will be held from 6 to                                     will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at Highpointe
                                                                            Church in Thompson. Join the group for
                                                                                                                                                               September 8                           of Scouting. Boys in grades 1 to 5 and parents
                                                                                                                                                                                                     are welcome to attend to register for the new
8 p.m. at the East Woodstock Congregational
Church. Join other Woodstock Democrats and                                  crafts, games, a continental breakfast and                             ‘Wii FOR SENIORS 55-PLUS’ will be held            season. A registration fee will be collected at
members of the Woodstock Democratic                                         more. For more information, call (860) 935-                         at 1 p.m. in the Library Meeting Room at the         this event. For more information, call Pack 66
Committee for coffee, conversation, dessert                                 0357.                                                               Thompson Public Library, 934 Riverside               Cubmaster Larissa Benoit at (860) 935-9324 or
and discussion. Please R.S.V . by calling (860)
                            .P                                                                                                                  Drive, North Grosvenordale. Wii is an interac-       Pack 29 Committee Chairman Myrtie
963-2483.                                                                     FRENCH CANADIAN FESTIVAL will be                                  tive video game that provides low-impact exer-       Blackmer at (860) 923-2710.
                                                                            held from 3 to 8:30 p.m. at Rotary Park on                          cise. For more information, call (860) 923-9779
  RAPID BIOASSESSMENT FOR VOLUN-                                            Kennedy Drive in Putnam. The public is invit-                       or                                        visit
TEERS will be held for three hours at the
Connecticut Audubon Center at Pomfret.
                                                                            ed to join in the fun and chow down on such
                                                                            favorites as pea soup, meat pies, crepes with
                                                                                                                                                http://www.thompsonpubliclibrary    .org.                       WEDNESDAY
Check water quality through bug identifica-                                 assorted toppings, maple fritters and maple
                                                                            shaved ice, all cooked and served by local
                                                                                                                                                  BLOOD DRIVE, sponsored by the Friends                             September 10
tion. In streams live fascinating aquatic                                                                                                                                    ,
                                                                                                                                                of Thompson Public Library will be held from
insects that most of us know lonely during                                  caterers and groups, as well as American fare                                                       ,
                                                                                                                                                11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the library 934 Riverside         FREE BLOOD PRESSURE CLINIC, spon-
their brief time as flying adults (dragonflies,                             served by the Putnam Rotary and Lions Clubs.                        Drive, North Grosvenordale. To make an               sored by Day Kimball Hospital, will be held
mayflies, stoneflies, etc.). These insects can                              Entertainment will begin at 3 p.m., when                                                                 ,
                                                                                                                                                appointment, sign up at the library call the         from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. in lower level Room A at
tell us a lot about the quality of our water.                               Josee Vachon takes the stage. The Sisters from                      American Red Cross at 1-800-GiveLife (448-           Woodstock Town Hall, 415 Route 169,
Learn how to do a stream assessment using                                   the Daughters of the Holy Spirit will perform                       3543) or visit http://www.bloodct.org.               Woodstock.
these riffle-dwelling macroinvertabrates.                                   a comedy skit followed by a performance by
Come dressed to muck about in the streams;                                  Les Joyeux Copions, who will be accompanied                           LAKE BUNGGEE TAX DISTRICT                            ARTS AND CRAFTS FOR SENIORS will
waders and nets will be provided. Become                                    by the Quadrille Dancers from Rhode Island.                         MONTHLY BOARD MEETING will be held                   be held from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Woodstock
trained in one three-hour session. Training                                 Lenny Maynard will make his way around the                          at 7 p.m. at the Church of the Good Shepherd,        Town Hall, 415 Route 169, Woodstock. For
fees are $15 per person and registration is                                 park with his handheld accordion, the final                                                                .
                                                                                                                                                Bradford Corners, Woodstock Valley Please            more information, call Connie Maynard at
required. For more information or to register,                              Riverfires will light up the night and WINY                         note that this is a change in the meeting date       (860) 974-2685.
call Paula Coughlin, Citizen Science                                        will provide theme music for the occasion.                          and location due to the Labor Day holiday      .
Coordinator, at (860) 928-4948.                                             Bring a lawn chair or blanket and stay for the                      Residents and property owners are invited to           DOMINOES FOR SENIORS will be held
                                                                            whole event. This fest is free and open to the                      join the board for discussion of current pro-        from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Woodstock Town Hall,
  BLOOD DRIVE, sponsored by Town Line                                       public.                                                             jects and issues. The board needs volunteers         415 Route 169, Woodstock. For more informa-
Auto Group, will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. at 574                                                                                                from the lake community to draft revisions to        tion, call Connie Maynard at (860) 974-2685.
Wauregan Road, Danielson. Donations are                                        BACKYARD WILDLIFE HABITAT PRO-                                   deeds, bylaws and rules. Please write the clerk
really needed at this time of year because                                  GRAM will be held starting at 10 a.m. at the                            .O.
                                                                                                                                                at P Box 231, Woodstock, CT 06281 to volun-             MASTER OF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION
summer blood inventory is usually low due to                                Goodwin Forest Conservation Center, 23                              teer.                                                INFORMATION SESSION will be held at 6
high usage and low donor collections.                                       Porter Road, Hampton. This fun family event                                                                              p.m. at Bay Path College’s Central
Sandwiches will be at canteen for all donors.                               will focus on creating backyard wildlife habi-                        EAST KILLINGLY FIRE DISTRICT                       Massachusetts location. Thinking about grad-
Schedule an appointment by calling Linda at                                 tats. The group will examine the features nec-                      MONTHLY MEETING will be held starting                uate school? Bay Path College is now accept-
(860) 774-0030, calling the American Red Cross                              essary to encourage and support wildlife in                         at 7 p.m. at the firehouse on Route 101. The         ing applications for its master of science in
1-800-GiveLife (448-3543) or visiting online at                             back yards and discuss how to get yards certi-                      EKFD is also looking for a volunteer to take         education with a Massachusetts licensure in
http://www.bloodct.org.                                                     fied as wildlife habitats. Then, build either a                     monthly meeting minutes. Please call Fred at         special education. Information about other
                                                                            bluebird or critter house to take home. This                        (860) 774-2892 if interested.                        licensure options will be provided. Register to
  LEARNING IN RETIREMENT OPEN                                               program will last approximately two hours                                                                                attend an information today or to find out
HOUSE will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at                                      and there will be a $10 materials fee to partici-                                                                        more by calling (508) 248-5088, (800) 495-7284 or
Quinebaug Valley Community College’s
Danielson Campus. The program will consist
                                                                            pate. Registration is required for this pro-
                                                                            gram. For more information, or to register,                                        TUESDAY                               by e-mail at sturbridge@baypath.edu.
                                                                            call (860) 455-9534.
of a PowerPoint presentation of the upcoming
fall course offerings, as well as refreshments
                                                                                                                                                               September 9                             PRESCHOOL STORY HOUR, presented by
                                                                                                                                                                                                     the West Woodstock Library will be held start-
and socialization hour. Most classes meet for                                 CAPITOL THEATER ARTS ACADEMY                                                                                                                        ,
                                                                                                                                                                                                     ing at 10 a.m. at the library 5 Bungay Hill
                                                                            OPEN HOUSE will be held from 10 a.m. to 1                             BEDTIME STORIES for ages 2 through 6
to six times and feature a variety of topics:                                                                                                   will be held Tuesdays from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m.         Connector, Woodstock. For more information,
Reincarnation, the Paranormal, New England                                  p.m. at The Capitol Theatre, 896 Main St.,                                                                               contact the library at (860) 974-0376 or visit
                                                                            Willamantic. During the open house, visitors                        from Sept. 9 to Oct. 7 at the Killingly Public
wildlife, What’s in a Word?, Great Books                                                                                                               ,
                                                                                                                                                Library 25 Westcott Road, Danielson. The             http://www.WestWoodstockLibrary    .org.
Revisited, Astronomy Computing and more.
                       ,                                                    will met CTAA teachers, tour the facility and
                                                                            can register for fall classes. Student auditions                    child must be 2 by Sept. 1. Registration is
LIR is open to those ages 50 and older who                                                                                                      required. First priority is given to Killingly
enjoy learning in a stimulating and social
environment. The annual membership fee is
                                                                            for the CTAA Dance Performance will also be
                                                                            held during this time. CTAA offers arts class-                      residents. To register, call the Killingly
                                                                                                                                                Library at 779-5383, or stop in to register.
                                                                            es in acting, musical theater, dance, move-
$20 per person ($30 per couple). There is an
additional charge of $5 or $10 for each of the                              ment, creative writing and visual arts as well                                                                                          September 11
                                                                            as piano, technical theater and voice. Classes                        COMPUTER            BASICS        COMPUTER
multi-session coursed to help cover expenses.                                                                                                   CLASS will be held starting at 1 p.m. at the           EXERCISE FOR SENIORS will be held
Single session presentations are free to regis-                             are taught by area professionals who work in
                                                                            both the performing and visual arts. For more                                                  ,
                                                                                                                                                Putnam Public Library 225 Kennedy Drive,             from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Woodstock Town Hall,
tered members as are the three socials held                                                                                                     Putnam. For more information, or to register         415 Route 169, Woodstock. For more informa-
each year. The open house is open to all and no                             information, call CTAA Director Adam
                                                                            Friedman at (860) 465-5636 or send an e-mail to                     for the class, call the library at (860) 963-6826.   tion, call Connie Maynard at (860) 974-2685.
fees or registration are necessary For more
information, call the Center for Community                                  afriedman@eastconn.org.
                                                                                                                                                  MYSTERY BOOK DISCUSSION: ‘UNCLE                      BOOK DISCUSSION: ‘LIFE IS SO GOOD’
and Professional Learning at (860) 412-7300 or                                                                                                  TOM’S CABIN’ by Harriet Beecher Stowe                will be held at 7 p.m. at the Killingly Public
v           i            s         i          t                               MUSICAL PERFORMANCE BY PER-
                                                                            FECT PARTNERS will take place at 1:30 p.m.                          will be held in the Library Meeting Room at                  .
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Library Professor Susan Topping will facili-
http://www.qvcc.commnet.edu/cpl/lir.html.                                                                                                                                                ,
                                                                                                                                                6:30 p.m. at the Thompson Public Library 934         tate the discussion on the book, which is the
                                                                            at the Killingly Historical Center, 196 Main St.,
                                                                            Danielson. This concert is open to the public.                      Riverside Drive, North Grosvenordale. For            autobiography of George Dawson. Dawson
                                                                                                                                                more information, call (860) 923-9779 or visit       learned to read at age 98 and observed much of
                SATURDAY                                                                                                                        http://www.thompsonpubliclibrary   .org.             the 20th century in his 103 years. This book

                  September 6                                                                     SUNDAY                                           MASSACHUSETTS           SOCIETY         OF
                                                                                                                                                                                                     was chosen as the 2008 One Book One Region
                                                                                                                                                                                                     selection for Easter Connecticut. Join the
                                                                                                                                                GENEALOGISTS INC., Worcester Chapter,                readers of many libraries and experience this
  BREAKFAST BUFFET will be held from 7                                                          September 7                                     will meet at 7 p.m. at the Auburn Public             book. Multiple copies are available at the
to 10 a.m. at the United Methodist Church, 854                                                                                                          ,
                                                                                                                                                Library 369 Southbridge St., Auburn, Mass.           Killingly Library.
Riverside Drive, Thompson. Tickets will be                                    ‘MONARCH MADNESS,’ a hands-on but-                                The speaker for the evening will be Dr. Carol
sold at the door and are $6 for adults and $3 for                           terfly workshop, will be held starting at 1 p.m.                    McCoy, who will present “Finding Your
children.                                                                   at Roseland Cottage, 556 Route 169, Woodstock.                      Family Roots in New England” and how to
                                                                            Rich Chyinski, a butterflyer and naturalist                         avoid common pitfalls with her tips and tac-
                                                                            from the Connecticut Butterfly Association,                                                                                                        Turn To CALENDAR, page B
  RAPID BIOASSESSMENT FOR VOLUN-                                                                                                                tics. The informative meeting is free, and the

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                                                                                                                           VILLAGER NEWSPAPERS ☎ TOWN-TO-TOWN CLASSIFIEDS ☎ Friday, September 5, 2008                        B5

                                                                                                                                                                                 THE DEADLINE to submit calendar listings
                                                                                                                                                                                       is Monday at noon. Send to
                                                                                                                                                                                            Stephanie Jarvis at

CALENDAR                                                                                                                  ority is given to Killingly residents. To regis-                     ,
                                                                                                                                                                               Public Library at 25 Westcott Road, Danielson,
continued from page       B4                                            QUINEBAUG-SHETUCKET              HERITAGE         ter for the program, call the Killingly Library      Wednesdays from 10 to 10:40 a.m. from Sept. 17
                                                                      CORRIDOR WATER QUALITY TRAINING                     at 779-5383, or stop in to register.                 to Nov. 19. The child must be t3 by September
                                                                      PROGRAM will be held starting at 9 a.m. at                                                               first. Registration is required. First priority is
                      FRIDAY                                          the Ashford Town Hall. Join QSHC Water
                                                                      Quality Program Coordinator Jean Pillo for a
                                                                                                                            LIGHT EXERCISE AND CHAIR DANC-
                                                                                                                          ING will be held for seniors 55 and older from
                                                                                                                                                                               given to Killingly residents. To register for the
                                                                                                                                                                               program, call the Killingly Library at 779-5383,
                 September 12                                         three-hour program that will teach you all you
                                                                      need to know to participate. This program is
                                                                                                                          1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Ashford Senior Center,
                                                                                                                          25 Tremko Lane, Ashford. Come try light exer-
                                                                                                                                                                               or stop in to register.

  ‘ARE YOU IN IMMINENT DANGER?                                        open to anyone ages 14 and older who is will-       cising and chair dancing with Camille. For             ARTS AND CRAFTS FOR SENIORS will
IDENTITY THEFT RISK’ with Patricia                                    ing to collect water quality data is any of the     more information, call (860) 487-5122 or e-mail      be held from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Woodstock
Savulis, branch manager of Citizens National                          35 QSHC towns. To register, please call Jean at     ew.smith.sr@snet.net.                                Town Hall, 415 Route 169, Woodstock. For
Bank in Putnam, will be held from 9:30 to 11:30                       (860) 928-4948 ext. 605.                                                                                 more information, call Connie Maynard at
a.m. at The Harvest in Pomfret. The Women’s                                                                                                                                    (860) 974-2685.
Connection sponsors the event. Guest musi-
cian is Jan Zacharski, local real estate agent
                                                                        MEAT RAFFLE will be held starting at 3
                                                                      p.m. at PACC Webster, 37 Harris St., Webster,
                                                                                                                                       TUESDAY                                   DOMINOES FOR SENIORS will be held
and concert violinist. Inspirational speaker                          Mass. There will be five large tables of meat
                                                                      plus a door prize. For more information, call
                                                                                                                                      September 16                             from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Woodstock Town Hall,
                                                                                                                                                                               415 Route 169, Woodstock. For more informa-
Audrey McClung from Phoenix, Ariz., will tell
of an insurance policy not purchased with                             (508) 943-9716.                                       COMPUTER            BASICS        COMPUTER         tion, call Connie Maynard at (860) 974-2685.
money Brunch is $11, payable at the door.
       .                                                                                                                  CLASS will be held starting at 1 p.m. at the
Reservations for brunch and free child care                             LUAU, hosted by the Danielson Elks, will be                                  ,
                                                                                                                          Putnam Public Library 225 Kennedy Drive,                ‘GOD’S CREATIONS,’ an exhibit featuring
for children ages 3 months to 5 years, are                            held from 6 to 11 p.m. at the lodge. The event      Putnam. For more information, or to register         works of members of the Northeast
required. All women are welcome and feel free                         will consist of a pig roast, music, dancing,        for the class, call the library at (860) 963-6826.   Connecticut Art Guild, will be open to the pub-
to bring a friend. No membership or dues. Call                        games, prizes and lots of fun. Tickets are $15                                                           lic from noon until 4 p.m. at the Connecticut
Bev at (860) 792-8054 or Janie at (860) 412-0014                      per person and are on sale at the lodge. For          MOM’S        CLUB     OF   BROOKLYN’S              Audubon Society Center, 189 Pomfret St.,
or by e-mail at wccwc81@hotmail.com.                                  more information, call (860) 774-9775.              MONTHLY SOCIAL AND STORYTIME will                    Pomfret.
                                                                                                                          be held from 10 to 11 a.m. at Brooklyn
   DICK DRAKE COUNTRY MUSIC                                             DESIREE AND THE TIME MACHINE will                 Community Center. To learn more about the              PRESCHOOL STORY HOUR, presented by
EVENING will be held starting at 7 p.m. at the                        perform and unveil its new CD, “Power and           MOMS Club of Brooklyn, contact Laura at                                         ,
                                                                                                                                                                               the West Woodstock Library will be held start-
Ashford Senior Center, 25 Tremko Lane,                                Force,” at 7:30 p.m. at the Capitol Theater, 896    (860) 774-0069 or send an e-mail to brooklyn-                                      ,
                                                                                                                                                                               ing at 10 a.m. at the Library 5 Bungay Hill
Ashford. Enjoy country music by Dick Drake.                           Main St., Willamantic. Come see 15-year-old         momsclub@yahoo.com.                                  Connector, Woodstock. For more information,
Come listen, sing or dance to fiddle, banjo,                          guitar prodigy Desiree Bassett of Ashford and                                                            contact the library at (860) 974-0376 or visit
harmonica and more. Tickets are $5 and can                            her band The Time Machine perform. Bassett            EXERCISE FOR SENIORS will be held                  http://www.WestWoodstockLibrary    .org.
be purchased in advance or at the door. For                           has been featured in the Hartford Courant and       from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Woodstock Town Hall,
tickets and more information, call (860) 487-                         Guitar Player Magazine and has played with          415 Route 169, Woodstock. For more informa-
5122.                                                                 the musicians such as Sammy Hagar, mem-
                                                                      bers of the Allman Brothers band, Johnny
                                                                                                                          tion, call Connie Maynard at (860) 974-2685.                    THURSDAY
                                                                      Vibrato and more. Tickets are $12.50 in               ‘FEELING FABULOUS: SAVING DOL-                                 September 18
                 SATURDAY                                             advance and $15 at the door and may be pur-
                                                                      chased                 by              visiting
                                                                                                                          LARS’ will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at
                                                                                                                          Seely-Brown Village. There will also be a seg-         CONGRESSMAN            JOE     COURTNEY
                                                                      http://www.eastconn.org/ctaa or by calling
                 September 13                                         the Capitol Theater Box Office at (860) 465-
                                                                                                                          ment on reflexology for everyone in the group.
                                                                                                                          Registration is required as seating is limited.
                                                                                                                                                                               OFFICE HOURS will be held from 1 to 4 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                               in Room C221 at Quinebaug Valley
                                                                      5636. For questions regarding the show, con-        For more information, contact Betty Morin at         Community College, 742 Upper Maple St.,
  KILLINGLY GRANGE FAIR will be held                                  tact Adam Friedman at the box office number
from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Killingly Grange 112,                                                                           (860) 974-9135 Mondays from 12 to 3 p.m.,            Danielson. During the allotted time, an aide to
                                                                      or by e-mail at afriedman@eastconn.org.             Wednesdays from 3 to 6 p.m. at Fridays from 9        Courtney will be available to help address
located on Route 101 and Dog Hill Road in
                                                                                                                          a.m. to noon.                                        issues that residents may have with the feder-
Dayville. The event will include crafts, food,
games, exhibits, bake table, prizes and more.                                       SUNDAY                                                                                     al government, including problems receiving
                                                                                                                                                                               Social Security or veterans’ benefits, or other
The entry date is Sept. 12 from 1 to 6 p.m. For
more information, call 774-8928 or 923-2799.                                       September 14                                    WEDNESDAY                                                                       .
                                                                                                                                                                               problems related to a federal agency For more
                                                                                                                                                                               information or to make an appointment,
  MERCY CENTER YARD SALE will take                                      OPEN HOUSE at the Aspinock House,
                                                                      home of Putnam’s Historical Society will be
                                                                                                                                      September 17                             please call Courtney’s District Office at (860)
place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Bible
Fellowship church on Route 131 in Thompson.                           held from 2 to 4 p.m. The house is located at 208     ‘THE POWER OF THE PRESS,’ will be
The yard sale is for the benefit for the Mercy                        School St. in Putnam. The next open house is        held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 17 at Roseland           ‘CHARACTER PANCAKES’ with Amy
Center in Worcester, Mass., a school for spe-                                 ,
                                                                      Sunday Sept. 28.                                    Cottage, located at 556 Route 169, Woodstock.        Chizen will be held starting at 6:30 p.m. at the
cial needs students.                                                                                                      Guest lecturer Dennis Picard, who is the                                        ,
                                                                                                                                                                               Putnam Public Library 225 Kennedy Drive,
                                                                        MEET       THE     ARTISTS of “God’s              director of Storrowton Village Museum, will          Putnam. For more information, call the
  POT ROAST DINNER will be served at 5 and                            Creations,” the Connecticut Audubon Society         talk about Bleeding Kansas and beyond. 1854          library at (860) 963-6826.
6:15 p.m. at the First Congregational Church of                       Center’s exhibit, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the center,   to 1856 was one of the most turbulent periods
        ,                          ,
Dudley 135 Center Road, Dudley Mass. The                              189 Pomfret St., Pomfret. Refreshments will be                            .
                                                                                                                          of American history Franklin Pierce was                EXERCISE FOR SENIORS will be held
menu consists of pot roast, mashed potatoes,                          served.                                             president and was succeeded in 1856 by James         from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Woodstock Town Hall,
corn on the cob, coleslaw, and bread and but-                                                                             Buchanan. The passage of the Kansas-                 415 Route 169, Woodstock. Fore more informa-
ter. Dessert will be autumn apple crisp with                                                                              Nebraska bill in May 1854 further divided the        tion, call Connie Maynard at (860) 974-2685.
real whipped cream. Dinner is $8 for adults, $4
for preteens, and free for children under the
                                                                                   MONDAY                                 nation and propelled it toward secession and
                                                                                                                          Civil War. This period witnessed the “War for          TIME FOR TWO’S will be offered at the
age of 5. Reservations are advised. Tickets will                                   September 15                           Bleeding Kansas” between free and slave                                         ,
                                                                                                                                                                               Killingly Public Library 25 Westcott Road,
                                                                                                                                                                               Danielson, Thursdays from 10 to 10:30 a.m.
also be sold at the door. Please call Terri                                                                               states, the massacre of Potawatomie Creek,
Greene at (508) 731-0421.                                               MONDAY        MATINEE          CLASSICS:          Kansas, and the caning of Charles Sumner. In         Sept. 18 to Nov. 20. The child must be 2 by Sept.
                                                                      ‘FUNNY FACE’ will begin showing at 1 p.m.           this program, Historic New England staff and         1. Registration is required. First priority is
  ROAST BEEF SUPPER will be held from                                 in the Library Meeting Room at Thompson             guest lecturer Dennis Picard continue to             given to Killingly residents. To register for the
4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Emanuel Lutheran Church,                                       ,
                                                                      Public Library 934 Riverside Drive, North           explore America’s turbulent past through the         program, call the Killingly Library at 779-5383,
83 Main St., North Grosvenordale. Tickets are                         Grosvenordale. This movie, released in 1957, is     lens of the press. The admission is free to          or stop in to register.
$9 for adults and $4 for children and will be                         103 minutes long and is not rated. For more         Historic New England members, educators
available at the door.                                                information, call (860) 923-9779 or Visit           and students, and $10 for nonmembers. For              ‘GOD’S CREATIONS,’ an exhibit featuring
                                                                      http://www.thompsonpubliclibrary  .org.             more information, call (860) 928-4074.               works of members of the Northeast
   ‘GOD’S CREATIONS,’ an exhibit featuring                                                                                                                                     Connecticut Art Guild, will be open to the pub-
works of members of the Northeast                                       WONDERFUL ONES will be offered at the               PRESCHOOL STORY TIME for ages 3
Connecticut Art Guild, will be open to the pub-                                                  ,
                                                                      Killingly Public Library 25 Westcott Road,          through 5 will be offered at the Killingly                              Turn To CALENDAR, page B6
lic from noon until 4 p.m. at the Connecticut                         Danielson, Mondays from 10 to 10:30 a.m. from
Audubon Society Center, 189 Pomfret St.,                              Sept. 15 to Nov. 10. The child must be 1 year old
Pomfret.                                                              by Sept. 1. Registration is required. First pri-

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          CHURCH DIRECTORY                                                                                                 RELIGION
                                           St. Stephen Church
Congregational Church                      Junction of Routes 131 and 197
8 Church Road                              130 Old Turnpike Road
(860) 974-0294
Pastor Mike Moran
Sunday School: 9:30 a.m.
Service: 11 a.m. Sunday
Prayer: 7 p.m. Tuesday
                                           P Box 222
                                           Quinebaug, CT 06262
                                           Masses: 4:30 p.m. Saturday 8 and 10
                                           a.m. Sunday
                                                                                       Understanding Evangelicals
MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers):            Holy Day as announced
9:30-11:30 a.m. first and third Mondays    Weekdays: 8 a.m. Tuesday through

Celebrate Recovery: 7 p.m. Fridays         Saturday                                             ould you be offended if                                                       stop to consider just how much love
                                           Rev. Arul Peter                                      someone came to your door                                                     and selflessness it takes for someone
Eastford Baptist Church
133 Union Road
                                           Religious Education Coordinator:                     offering you a sweepstakes                                  BEYOND            to get vulnerable and offer hope to
                                           Mrs. Louise LeFort                          check for $1 million? Would you feel                                                   another person. Maybe you didn’t
Pastor Tim Vamosi
                                           Grades 1-6: 8:45-9:55 a.m. Sunday           imposed upon if you, as a cancer                                    THE PEWS           know that Evangelicals are not try-
                                           Grades 7-9 (Confirmation): 7-8:30 p.m.      patient, had someone call you at                                                       ing to win an argument or get a fol-
Sunday School: 9 a.m. All ages.            Monday
Service: 10:30 a.m.                                                                    home offering you a genuine cure for                                                   lowing — they are offering a way to
Wednesday: Mid-week prayer ser-                                                        that cancer? Would you be angry                                                        eternal life.
                                           Tri-State Baptist Church                                                                                           JOHN
vices, 7 p.m., prayer meeting for           .O.
                                           P Box 404
                                                                                       with a co-worker who, uninvited, told                                                     Think about it. Evangelicals have
adults, Kindred Spirits — ladies only,                                                 you all about his or her latest experi-                               HANSON           found the cure. They want to share
                                           Thompson, CT 06277
Olympians, Grades one to six, Word of      (Meeting at the VFW Hall on Route           ence at a Red Sox game, and then                                                       the wealth. They want to see others
Life Teen Club, junior and sxenior         131, south of intersection with Route       offered you tickets for the next game?                                                 made well. They want you to have the
high school, child care provided.          197)                                           My guess is that most of us would                                                   same experience as they will have at
                                                                                                                                   tion behind the group of people
                                           933-8947                                    not be offended at any of those peo-                                                   church this Sunday; when they
   NORTH GROSVENORDALE                     rberard@tristatebaptist.org                                                             known as Evangelicals. As their
                                                                                       ple mentioned above. I would ven-           name implies, they are people who          invite you to worship with them,
Creation Church                            www.tristatebaptist.org
                                                                                       ture to say that most of us would           feel obligated to tell others about the    they are really offering you free tick-
                                           Pastor R. Berard
915 Riverside Drive                                                                    even welcome such an “intrusion.”                                                      ets to something that will be more
                                           Sunday School for all ages: 10 a.m.                                                     “Good       News”      of    salvation.
North Grosvenordale, CT                                                                Furthermore, we would be very                                                          life-changing than any ball game
                                           Sunday Morning Service: 11 a.m.                                                         Evangelicals are Christians who
(860) 942-4760                             Sunday Evening Service: 6 p.m.              happy that those people would care                                                     could ever be.
                                                                                                                                   have discovered a Savior — the cure
Lead pastor: Chris Crowe                   Wednesday Evening Service: 7 p.m.           enough about us to make their way                                                         Don’t you agree that it would be
                                                                                                                                   for eternal death. They have discov-
Sunday service: 10 a.m.                                                                into our lives with such generous                                                      immoral for someone to withhold a
Kidstrack      Ministries:     nursery     Bible Fellowship Church
                                                                                                                                   ered the key to abundant life. They
                                                                                       gifts.                                      have personally experienced cures          life-saving cure that he or she has
through sixth grade                        400 Quinebaug Rd                               Let’s explore the second scenario                                                   discovered? To keep silent would be
                                           P Box 619
                                            .O.                                                                                    for physical, emotional and spiritual
             POMFRET                       Quinebaug, CT 06262
                                                                                       more thoroughly Suppose someone             ailments, through faith in Christ.         to cheat those around them who are
                                           923-9512 or (800) 621-6807                  really did find a cure for cancer. Do                 ,
                                                                                                                                   Naturally they want to share their         dying of a curable spiritual disease.
Most Holy Trinity Roman Catholic           thompsonbfc@aol.com                         you think it would be ethically right                                                  Don’t be offended by Evangelicals.
                                                                                                                                   discoveries with the world.
Church                                     www.bfc.org                                 for them to keep that cure to them-                                                    Find out what they have discovered
568 Pomfret St.                                                                                                                      If you have been offended by
                                           Pastor Dennis Spinney                       selves? Wouldn’t they be morally            Evangelicals who aggressively              that is powerful enough to cause
928-5830                                   Sunday services: 9 a.m., Bible School
Mass: 4 p.m. Saturday; 7:30, 9:30 and
                                                                                       obligated to share what they know           shared their faith, it might be            them to risk rejection and ridicule
                                           for all ages; 10 a.m., Worship Service      with those who were dying? I think it                                                  just to save your life. When you dis-
11:30 a.m. Sunday                          Tuesdays: 4:30 p.m., Teen Bible Study;                                                  because you didn’t really understand
Rev.        Ryszard       Sliwinski,                                                   is safe to say that most people would       what they were offering. Maybe you         cover the cure, you’ll understand.
                                           6:30 p.m., Children’s Bible Club/Adult
Administrator                              Bible Study and Prayer                      agree that such a person has an             didn’t realize just how sick, afraid,
                                           Fridays: 6:30 p.m., Teen Youth Group        obligation to share the cure with the             ,
                                                                                                                                   lonely hurting or oppressed that per-        John W. Hanson is the pastor of
Christ Church of Pomfret                                                               world, and that the world would be                                                     Acts II Ministries of Thompson. For
527 Pomfret St.
                                                                                                                                   son used to be before discovering a
                                           Acts II Ministries                          happy to have that person share it.         new life in Christ. Maybe you didn’t       more information on the cure for eter-
928-7026                                    .O.
                                           P Box 224                                      Now you understand the motiva-                                                      nal death, visit www.ActsII.org.
Services: 8 and 10:15 a.m. Sunday; 9:15    1366 Riverside Drive
a.m. (Rectory School Chapel)               Thompson, CT 06277

                                                                                         COMMUNITY CALENDAR
Mid-week service: 7 a.m. Wednesday         935-5107 (toll free, 888-433-9901)
Rector David M. Carter                     www.actsII.org
                                           Service: 10 a.m. Sunday
Abington Congregational Church
Route 97                                   HighPoint Church
974-1476                                   1028 Thompson Road
Service: 10 a.m. Sunday                                                                CALENDAR                                    make a reservation, please call (860)      CLUB’S 2008 MODEL RAILROAD
                                           Thompson, CT 06277
Rev. Dr. Bruce Hedman                      935-0357                                    continued from page   B5                    928-4405.                                  SHOW will be held from 10 a.m. to 3
                                           www.gotohpc.org                                                                                                                    p.m. at Webster Town Hall, 350 Main
First Congregational Church                www.goto24seven.com                                                                       PUTNAM HIGH SCHOOL CLIP-                 St., Webster, M.A. This show will fea-
13 Church Road (Pomfret Center)                                                        lic from noon until 4 p.m. at the
                                           Sunday Services: 9 and 11 a.m. and 6                                                    PER INVITATIONAL MARCHING                  ture model train dealers and several
928-7381                                   p.m.                                        Connecticut Audubon Society Center,
                                                                                                                                   BAND COMPETITION will be held              operating layouts. This event is hand-
Sunday School: 9:30 a.m.                   Classes for infants to sixth grade: 9       189 Pomfret St., Pomfret.
Service: 10:30 a.m. Sunday
                                                                                                                                   rain or shine at the St. Marie-            icapped accessible. Free parking and
                                           and 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.                                                                  Greenhalgh Field on Wicker Street in       refreshments will be available.
Summer Schedule: No Sunday school;         24:Seven Youth Ministry seventh to
                                                                     ,                   SARAH WILLIAMS DANIELSON
Service: 9:30 a.m. Sunday                  12th grade: 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday
                                                                                                                                   Putnam. Any and all donations are          Admission is $4 per adult and chil-
                                                                                       CHAPTER OF THE DAUGHTERS
Pastor John Eklund                                                                                                                 welcome and tax deductible. Funds          dren 12 and younger are admitted
                                                                                       OF THE AMERICAN REVOLU-
                                           Emmanuel Lutheran Church                                                                are used for uniforms, accoutrements,      free.
              PUTNAM                                                                   TION MEETING will be held at 1
                                           83 Main St.                                                                             instruments, scholarships, awards
                                                                                       p.m. at the Palmer Holmstead, 26 Wolf
Putnam Congregational Church               North Grosvenordale                                                                     and more. Checks may be made                 WORCESTER MODEL RAIL-
                                           PO Box 221                                  Den Road, Brooklyn. Guests will be
175 Main St., 928-4405                                                                                                             payable to Putnam Music Association        ROADERS OPEN HOUSE will be
                                           (860) 928-7038                              the sojourners who will help the
Reverend Thomas Meyer                                                                                                              (PMA) and can be mailed to Putnam          held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 127
Services: 10 a.m. Sunday (through          Pastor Charles F. Seivard                   Chapter      celebrate Constitution
                                                                                                                                   Music Association c/o Putnam High          Schofield    Ave.,  Dudley,    M.A.
Sept. 2; 10:30 a.m. beginning Sept. 9)     Sunday Services: 9:30 a.m.                  Month. For more information, call
                                                                                                                                   School, 152 Woodstock Ave., Putnam,        Admission is free and donations will
                                                                                       (860) 928-2825.
East Putnam Community Church               Quinebaug 7th Day Adventist Church                                                      CT 06260. If you have any questions,       be accepted.
250 East Putnam Road                       768 Quinebaug Road                                                                      please call Putnam Music Association
Services: 10:30 a.m. Sunday
Sunday School: 9:30 a.m.
                                           Route 131
                                           Services: Saturday worship, 9:30 a.m.;
                                                                                                   FRIDAY                          Co-Presidents Marie Mongeau or
                                                                                                                                   Miles Prunier at (860) 928-5551.             P&W RAILFAN CLUB MUSEUM
                                                                                                                                                                              SITE will be open to the public and is
Tri-State Christian Academy — K-8          Saturday Sabbath School, 11 a.m.;
                                           weekly prayer meetings, Wednesdays,
                                                                                               September 19                          SECOND SHOW TO GO POKER                  located at the Main Street Crossing on
First Congregational Church                7 p.m.
                                                                                                                                   RUN will be held starting at 10 a.m. at    Route 12 in Webster, M.A. View a col-
71 Liberty Highway                                                                       BLOOD DRIVE, hosted by the                the Thompson Rod and Gun Club.             lection of full size railroad equip-
928-7381                                   North      Grosvenordale      United                      ,
                                                                                       Putnam VFW will be held from 12:30          Sign in begins at 10 a.m., the run takes   ment. Admission is free and dona-
Pastor John Eckman                         Methodist Church                            to 6 p.m. at the VFW hall, 207              off at 11 a.m., returns to the club at 3   tions will be accepted.
Services: 9:30 a.m. Sunday                                                             Providence St., Putnam. AARP will be
                                           954 Riverside Drive                                                                     p.m. for raffles, food and fun! Dinner
Putnam United Methodist Church             860-923-2738 or 860-923-9133                sponsoring the drive by providing           will be served at 4 p.m. and consists of     INTERNATIONAL            DAY OF
53 Grove St.                               Pastor: David Baird                         extra goodies at canteen. To make an        roast beef, baked potatoes, salad and a    PEACE CELEBRATION: is taking
928-9705                                   Services: Sunday services at Putnam         appointment,      please    call  the       dinner roll. A DJ will be on hand to       place at Rotary Park on Kennedy
Pastor: David Baird                        United Methodist Church;                    American Red Cross at 1-800-GiveLife
                                           Wednesday Evening Prayer & Praise,                                                      provide the entertainment. Tickets         drive Putnam, CT, on Sunday
Services: 10:45 a.m. Sunday (9:30 a.m.                                                 (448-3543) or visit http://www.blood-
during the summer)                         7 p.m.                                                                                  are $15 per person or $25 per couple.      September 21, 2008 at 2 p.m.
                                                                                       ct.org.                                     All proceeds will be donated to a local
St. Mary’s Church                          Thompson Congregational Church                                                          family battling cancer. For
218 Providence St.                         347 Thompson Road                             ‘GOD’S CREATIONS,’ an exhibit             more information, tickets or to
928-6535                                   860-923-2431                                featuring works of members of the           give a donation, contact
Rev. Roland Cloutier                       Rev. Kurt Herber                            Northeast Connecticut Art Guild, will
Services: 4 p.m. Saturday; 8:30 and
                                                                                                                                   Deborah Landry of Landry’s
                                           Services: 10 a.m., Sunday; Children’s       be open to the public from noon until
10:30 a.m. Sunday; 7:15 and 8 a.m. daily   Sunday School, 10 a.m., Sunday
                                                                                                                                   Flooring at (860) 923-2656,
                                                                                       4 p.m. at the Connecticut Audubon           Kristen Baker of Monroe’s
St. Philip’s Episcopal Church                          WOODSTOCK                       Society Center, 189 Pomfret St.,            Salon at (860) 481-0744, Jessica
63 Grove St., Putnam                                                                   Pomfret.                                    Wolanski at (774) 280-0136 and
(860) 928-3510                             Church of the Good Shepherd
Holy Eucharist: 9:30 a.m. Sundays
                                                                                                                                   Tawnya Reynolds at (860) 883-
                                           12 Bradford Corner Road
with David Brown as celebrant
Women’s Bible Study: 7 p.m.
Tuesdays, Parish House, 35 Grove St.
                                           Service: 10:30 a.m. Sunday
                                           Pastor: Reverend Dolores Szyszko
                                                                                               SATURDAY                              GOD’S CREATIONS, an
Putnam Baptist Church
                                           Deacons: Everett Harding, Helen
                                           Harding, Mary Vertefeuille, Karen
                                                                                               September 20                        exhibit featuring works of
                                                                                                                                   members of the Northeast CT
170 Church St.                             White.
928-3678                                                                                 BARN TOUR, the “treasured barns           Art Guild, will be open to the
                                           Junior Deacon: Justin Bressette                                                         public from noon until 4 p.m.
Rev. Gil Bourquin                                                                      of historic Easton” on September
Services: 11 a.m. Sunday; Russian lan-                                                 20th, 2008, staring at the Bradley-         at the CT Audubon Society
guage service, 5 p.m. Sunday; Youth        East Woodstock Congregational
                                           220 Woodstock Road                          Hubbell House, 535 Black Rock               Center, 189 Pomfret St.,
group, 6 p.m. Friday; Bible study 7 ,
p.m. Thursday; Cultural school, 3 p.m.     928-7449                                    Turnpike from 10-4 p.m. Cost is             Pomfret.
Saturday; Guitar lessons, 2 p.m.           Service: 10 a.m. Sunday (Children’s         $45/person.
Saturday; ESL, by appointment.             Sunday school, same time)

Putnam Assembly of God
                                           Pastor: Rev. Susan Foster                     SWEDISH MEATBALL SUPPER
                                                                                       will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. in the din-
25 Kennedy Drive                           Evangelical Covenant Church
928-2794                                   24 Child Hill Road                          ing room of the Congregational
                                                                                       Church of Putnam. Dinner is $8 for
                                                                                                                                       September 21
Pastor: Gregg McKechnie                    928-0486
Service: Sunday 10 a.m.                    Service: 10:30 a.m. Sunday; Sunday          adults and $5 for children ages 12 and       PROVIDENCE     AND
Other: Wednesday Family Night, 7           School: 9 a.m. (starting Sept. 10)Senior    under. Take-out will be available. To
p.m.; Friday Youth Night: prayer 6
                                                                                                                                   WORCESTER   RAILFAN
                                           Pastor: Mike Gillett
p.m., Youth Service 7 p.m.                 Associate Pastor: Pastor Gene
                                           SchamkoYouth Pastor: Dave Magee
Congregation        B’nai      Shalom
(Conservative Synagogue)
Sons of Zion building, 125 Church St.
Lay Leader: Alan Turner, 774-7187
                                           Faith Bible Evangelical Free
                                           587 Route 171
                                           Service: 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday
                                                                                       Jeff Pitchell & the
President: Linda Simons, 928-4806

                                                                                       Texas Flood hit heavy
Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m.      Pastor Mitch Santell
Hebrew School: 9:30 a.m. Sunday (dur-      First Congregational
ing the school year). Contact Hebrew       543 Route 169
School Director Jennifer Wright at         928-7405
774-6404 for information.                                                                                                     Sturbridge, Mass.
Special services may be held at our
                                           Service: 10 a.m. Sunday
                                           (Children attend for 10-15 minutes
                                                                                       TEXAS                                    • Open mic — 8 p.m., Mill Street
Danielson building, 39 Killingly Drive.    before going to church school class)        continued from page   A1
                                                                                                                              Brews, Southbridge, Mass.
                                           Pastor James S. Harrison                                                             • Open mic — 8 p.m., The
Jehovah Witnesses                                                                        • Blues Jam with Brandt Taylor,
81 Thurber Road                            North Woodstock Congregational                                                     Village Lounge, Route 171,
                                                                                       Kurt Meyer and Jay Parker — 8
                                           1227 Route 169                                                                     Woodstock, Conn.
                                                                                       p.m., The Desert Café, Danielson,
                                           963-2170                                    Conn.
            THOMPSON                       Pastor Jesse Phagan                                                                   If you’re a live act who would
                                           Service: 10 a.m. Sunday; Bible Study:
                                                                                         Wednesday Sept. 10
                                                                                                                              like to be featured, know of some-
St. Joseph’s Church                        7:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday                      • Steve Willey — 8:30 to 11:30
                                                                                                                              one else who is or simply want to
Weekdays: Monday and Thursday —                                                        p.m., TJ O’Brien’s, Sturbridge,
                                                                                                                              let us know about an upcoming
St. Joseph, 5 p.m.; Tuesday,               South Woodstock Baptist Church              Mass.
Wednesday and Friday — St. Joseph,                                                                                            gig,       e-mail       me       at
                                           Roseland Park Road                            • Open mic — 8 p.m., The Desert
7:15 a.m.; First Thursday — Sacred         928-9341                                                                           GettingInTune@MarkRenburke.c
                                                                                       Café, Danielson, Conn.
Heart, 5 p.m.                              Bible Class: 9 a.m. Sunday                                                         om. Anything I get before Friday
Saturday — St. Joseph, 4 p.m.                                                            • RAM — 9 p.m., Lucky’s, Foster,
                                           Services: 10:30 a.m. Sunday                                                        of each week will make the fol-
Sunday — St. Joseph, 8 and 11 a.m.;                                                    R.I.
                                           Pastor: Bob Beckwith                                                               lowing Friday’s paper. Keep the
9:30 a.m., Sacred Heart                                                                            ,
                                                                                         Thursday Sept. 11
                                                                                                                              music live and not so quiet here in
First Thursday — Sacred Heart,                                                           • Bill McCarthy’s Open Mic
Eucharistic Adoration, 1 p.m.                                                                                                 Northeastern Connecticut and
                                                                                       (upstairs) — 8 p.m., TJ O’Brien’s,
CCD - St. Joseph, 9:45-10:45 a.m. Sunday                                                                                      Central Massachusetts.
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                                                                                                                                                      CLASSIFIED                    TO PLACE YOUR AD CALL TOLL FREE
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                                                                                                                                                                               Bernina 640                       Chickering                           Dishwasher
     010 FOR SALE                       010 FOR SALE                       010 FOR SALE                        010 FOR SALE                       010 FOR SALE               Sewing Machine                     Spinet Piano                       Brand new, never used.
                                                                                                                                                                             New In April ‘08. Used Only                                          Contains garbage disposal.
     $149 Each                      19th CENTURY                          6 Shaper Bits                    Antique Dresser                                                  A Few Hours. Comes With All         Baby Grand &                                $200.
                                                                                                                                             Arien Snowblower                                                                                       Call (860)779-3638
    Or Best Offer                  STAFFORDSHIRE                         Never used w/factory                  & Mirror                            Powerful - $1450
                                                                                                                                                                             Accessories Including BSR
                                                                                                                                                                                Stitch Regulator Foot,
                                                                      coating. 1/2 inch shank. NOT                                                                                                               $700. 1993 Chevrolet
   Kenmore 10,000 BTU                  Comforter Dogs,                    FOR HAND ROUTER.                         Couch                        Guardian Commercial         Walking Foot, 1/4 Inch Foot.       Camaro; 21,270 miles, all           Double Window
       Air Conditioner                Cottages, Historical                       $185.00                   Entertainment Center                 15,000 Watt Generator         Has 570 Stitch Patterns,             original, $5000.               New, Vetter High Pro 4
                                      Figures And More!                                                                                                $2400                 5 Alphabets, Thread Cutter                                              With Screens.
   Imperial Commercial                                                        Delta Lathe                        Patio Set                                                            And More.              Call (508)765-9316 leave
    Heavy-Duty Freezer                Call 860-774-2459                       Reproducer                                                              Dining Set                                                     message                       Measures 76”Long
                                                                                                         Jessica McClintock Dress                                                 REDUCED! $3500
  Solid Pine Bunk Bed Set                                                  Fits 12" & 14" Delta                                                3 Leafs, 6 Chairs, Hutch                                                                                  61”High
                                         2 Couches                             Lathes $450
                                                                                                                   Size 6                               $1150                    Pedestal Oval
                                                                                                                                                                                                               China Cabinet &                          $650 OBO
      508-234-2387                     85” Long, Like New.                       Backpack                 Many Miscellaneous Items                  Antique Desk                   Oak Table
                                       With Throw Pillows.                                                EVERYTHING MUST GO!                                                62” x 40” Plus Two Leaves.         Dining Room                            Marine Hemi
                                                                                Never Used                                                          & Bookcase
                                           $250 (Both)                                                         508-987-0977                                                   Matching Corner Hutch &                                                    Engine
       10 GE                                                                       $100                                                                  $400
                                                                                                                                                                                     Six Chairs.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Table                        1959 With Latham Blower
                                   4 Subaru WRX Wheels                   Call (508)943-7215                                                              Rugs                                                With 6 Chairs. Hard Wood,
   Refrigerators,                   Like New! Tires Included                                                    ANTIQUE                           All Wool, All Sizes
                                                                                                                                                                                  REDUCED! $450
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Excellent Condition.              And Four Carburetors
 $100. 7 GE Stoves, $50. 3               (P205 55 R16)                    8’ Fiberglass                                                                                              Call Nancy               Cabinet $550, Table $400.                $8000 OBO
GE Dryers, $100-$150. 2 GE                $350 For Set                                                         FURNITURE                            860-779-2279                   508-867-3900              Prices Negotiable, Must Go.
Washing machines, $100. 3                                                   Truck Cap                           FOR SALE                                                                                           860-851-9578
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Call 508-259-8805
apartment size washer/dryer              508-248-5531                   Front & Side Sliding                                                                                Brand New Bunk
   stackers, $100-$250.                                                  Windows, Locking
                                                                                                            Mahogany oval pedestal                 Art Deco                                                    nessmstr@hotmail.com                 Electric Dryer
    (508)987-5514 or                       2 Desks                                                          dining table w/ 6 chairs,
                                                                                                                                                 Bedroom Set                  Beds and 2                         (Email For Pictures)                 Used 6 months, $100.
                                    First-Light Oak computer            Rear Door. Like New!               leather mahogany rocker,                                                                                                                Washer used holds x-large
     (508)873-7424                     desk, 3 drawers 50                    Only $495                    mahogany platform rocker,             1930’s Waterfall Style         Dressers                          Clawfoot Tub                    loads, $50. Solid oak kitchen
                                    1/2Lx27Wx30H. Excellent                                                  round stamped leather                 6 Pieces, $700               Beautiful wood frame                                              table, 5 chairs, 2 leafs, $100
   12,000 BTU                                                              860-928-3181                    topped table, Kranich and                                        includes mattresses, pillows,
                                                                                                                                                                                                               With ornate feet, in very
                                    condition. $190. Second                                                                                      Cushman Dining                                                good original condition,          or best offer. Good condition
                                                                                                            Bach upright piano (late                                         ladder (never used). $2000
  Air Conditioner                  Scandanacian design office
                                          desk. Drawers
                                                                         ‘89 Sno Scoot                    1800's) w/lovely wood and                 Room Set                        or best offer.
                                                                                                                                                                                                               fixtures included, $350.           wrought iron & glass coffee
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     table & end tables inlay
Crossly Brand. Never Used!                                             $1800. Mint. Electric start.      original working parts, round          Solid Maple. Table, 2       Call (508)987-1594, leave          Call (860)779-3785ar
       23”x15 1/2”.                 50Lx24Wx30H. Good for                                                                                                                                                                                           w/stone, very nice, $50.
                                                                       ‘89 Sno Scoot, $1400. ‘83             mahogany piano stool               Leaves, 5 Chairs, And
       Asking $175                   kids or craft table. $35.
                                                                         Honda 250R, $700. ‘93                                                                               message will return call.            Closing                         Apartment size freezer, $50.
                                      Call (860)974-3843                                                     w/glass ball/claw feet,                Hutch. $250                                                                                            Works well.
      774-230-9321                                                        Honda XR80, $600.               Paramount Harp Co. zither.                                                Brand New                Grandma’s House!
                                                                     Please leave a message at                                                     508-765-0656                                                                                     Call (508)340-2098
                                   2006 Jazzy Select                                                      Other antiques/collectibles
                                                                                                                                                                               Dynastar Skis,                78 Inch Sofa w/ 2 Matching
 16 Foot Blue Fin                     Motorized                           (860)315-7048                  available (granitewear, black
                                                                                                             mammy cookie jar, RR                                              Boots & Poles.                Chairs, Excellent Condition.          Electric Trolling
 Aluminum Boat                                                          Antique Cabinet                                                       Artesian Hot Tub                                                          $225                            Motor
     With Trailer $400
                                      Wheelchair                                                           lanterns, Lady Diana doll,
                                                                                                             Lladro, Lenox, German            Seats Three, 30 Jets With          Skis Are Size 170,
                                                                                                                                                                                                               End Tables, $10 Each.             With Battery & Wooden Oars
                                  In great condition. $1900 or         6’ tall, 37” Wide, 15” Deep.                                            Ozonator. Also Includes             Size 8 Boots.
Coleman 10HP 6500W                          best offer.                30-40 years old. 2 window          dinnerware, 1990's Beanie                                                    $100                  5-Piece Bedroom Set $225                Rainbow Outdoor
                                                                                                               babies, and more).            Insulated Cover & Redwood
                                      Call (508)892-1908               and lattice doors that open                                           Steps. Years Left On Factory                                           508-943-7504                       Play Center
     Generator                                                          up to shelves, 1 pull out               All Best Offer                                                Good-Sized Dog Pen
          $200                                                                                                                                Warranty. Always Been In        8 Panels, Includes Large
 Climbing Tree-Stand $50
                                  2008 Youth Easton                          drawer, 2 bottom
                                                                      opening doors. Pecan finish.
                                                                                                             Cell: 401-487-7749                  House - Never Been          Igloo Doghouse. You Must            Coffee Table                       Assorted Golf Clubs
                                     Stealth CNT                                                                                                      Outdoors.                    Disassemble -                                                     Family Snow Ski Set
     Martin Bow $50                                                              $175/OBO                    Antique Red                                $2,800                     Cannot Deliver.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    46” x 28” $30
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Skis, Poles, Boots, Etc.
 2HP Suzuki Outboard $50            Baseball Bat                         Call (508)949-7539                Vermont Casting                     Call Ron 860-779-1371              Brand New $400                    508-248-6505                   Used Gamecube Games
                                         30”/21 oz. -9                                                                                                                           Asking $120 For All                 Before 9pm
5-Speed Minkota Motor $50            Never Used, Paid $250                Campground                         Gas Heater
                                        Will Take $150                    Membership                          Excellent Condition.                 Baldwin                     (3) Standard Sized                                                       508-764-4838
          Scott                                                                                                                                                                                                 Complete Hair
      860-974-1249                        Oriental Rug                     Sturbridge, MA                     Asking Price $1700                Two-Keyboard                      Refrigerators                                                         Electric
                                    In Great Condition, 5’3” x             Outdoor World/
                                                                                                              Call 508-867-5677
                                                                                                                                                Console Organ                All Work, Must Be Cleaned.
                                                                                                                                                                                      $25 Each
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Salon                               Wheelchair
                                                                                                            Or Office 508-755-0972                                                                           Set up equipment. $5000 or
                                      7’8”. Black, Burgundy,            Privileged Access L.P.                                               Beautiful Wood, Well Kept.
     1955                               Gold & Green. $40                       Deeded                                                       Reasonable Offer Accepted.          Old Wood Stove               best offer. Everything you         (Needs new batteries) $250.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Long Black leather coat,
                                                                                                             Antique Tall,                                                         Works Fine $60             need to set up your beauty
 International                          Call 508-234-2647                   $11,000/OBO
                                                                            203-938-6922                       Mirrored
                                                                                                                                                     After 5pm                     508-344-0384                          shop.                     women’s, size 20W, $100.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Hooded wool-lined winter
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Please call (774)452-1760
    Tractor                             3 Gigantic,                        All Ethan Allen                    Sideboard/                      Bassett 6 Drawer                      Brand-New                          or email                   coat, $35. Wheelchair, $50.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Walker, $25.
    Model 300 Utility. Has            Insulated Dog                      Matching furniture                  Dresser/Foyer                                                   Automatic Scrubbing             explosiva1977@yahoo.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Call (508)987-6180
loader, with snow blade and
                                         Houses,                                                                                                  Dresser                        Power-Head
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     for pictures
dirt bucket. Also has 3 point
                                           $500. each.
                                                                          3pc Wall Unit                          Piece                         with mirror, maple wood,
                                                                                                                                                                                        $500                                                         Electric
 hitch and torque amplifier.
                                  Delonghi toaster oven/broil-               Center unit for                Lovely piece imported              brown Dove tail grip, $75                                               Couch                     Wheelchair - Jazzy
 Runs good. Asking $2950.                                                    TV/VCR/DVD                        from Manchester,                                              Reconditioned Prop                    Like New $200
                                  er, Alfredo Elite, never used.
                                                                          (Not sold separately)            England. Over 100 Years
                                                                                                                                                 1920’s 5 Drawer                                                                                          For Sale
      Hand Pump                            New, $100,                                                                                              Oak Dresser                    19” Pitch, Fits
                                           Asking $70.                   Variety Of Tables                  Old. Carving, Columns,                                                Merc Cruisers               Cushman Maple Dining                      A-1 Condition
            $95                                                                                            7 Drawers, Serving Area,           Tall and slender with Dove                                            Room Set
                                      Call (860)923-9056                  Sofa, butler, nested,                                                                                        $85                                                                  $900
  Call (860)429-6632                                                                                        Burl Inlay Detail. Small             tail grip, asking $65.                                          4 Straight Chairs,
                                                                              & end table                                                                                                                                                              (508)764-4129
                                                                                                           Shelves For Candelabra.                 (508)765-5919
                                   35MM Camera                              Queen-size                       Appraised At $2400
                                                                                                                                                                                  508-826-2029                  2 Captain’s Chairs,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Empire Gas
   1995 Lincoln                                                                                                                                                               Bruno Wheel
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      1 Hutch.
                                   Pentax K-1000                         Couch/Sleep-sofa                        74” High x 63”                    Beautiful                                                            $350
     Town Car                      with assortment of lenses                Leave message
                                                                                                               Wide x 23” Deep.
                                                                                                                774-230-1763                     Queen Anne                 Chair/Scooter Lift                    860-774-8479
 Runs good, a lot of new            2 electronic flashes, and                                                                                                                                                                                      50,000 btu’s, closed front
   parts in front end new                                                   508-208-8401                        508-248-6949                     Dining Room                Mounts on back of vehicle.
                                    many other accessories.              Can schedule viewing                                                                                                                                                      heater with blower. Glass
 suspension in rear. $800               Sell all for $395.             after work or weekends in
                                                                                                                Email For Photo                  60” Glass Top Hutch,       List for $2800 Still like new.
                                                                                                                                                                                    Asking $850.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Craftsman Air                    panel in front. $500 or best
 firm. Also a garage floor                                                                                    lgkelley@charter.net              60-90” Table, 4 Chairs,
         jack, $800.               Also, Kodak DC 215 Zoom                      Grafton.                         Price Is $1250                     2 Arm Chairs.              Call (413)436-7585                 Compressor                           offer. In Spencer.
                                      digital camera, $45.                                                                                                                                                        5.5HP, 20 Gal. Tank                Call 508-867-2494
   Call (508)797-7361                                                                                                                                    $750
                                    Call (508)943-5954 or                Amana Air                                                                 508-476-2803             Business Items                         With Accessories
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     $275 OBRO                      Entertainment
 1996 Tigershark                     days (508)943-7704
                                                                         Conditioner                         APARTMENT                                                       Cash register with scanner                                                 Center
                                                                                                             LIQUIDATION                         Beige Leather                and credit card machine.         Swivel-Top TV Stand
 Two-Seat Jetski                     46” 3-Year Old                       18,000 btu only used 4
                                                                                                                                                Rocker/Recliner               Large/small bag holders.                     $35
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Corner unit holds 32” TV.
                                                                      summers, 2 heavy for me to           Everything Must Go!                                                                                                                    Excellent condition. $500.
    & Trailer                         Console TV                      lift. $400 new, sell for $200.                                             Two Years Old. $150         Sign Stand. Approximately
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    508-867-6706                 Call (860)963-7880 after
          $1275                    Perfect Picture. Moving To                                                   Furniture                                                   400 assorted plastic tags for
                                                                              Ask for Pat,                                                                                   pricing items. $600 or best                                         5:30pm or leave message
Andersen 3-Panel Middle             Small Home & Unable To
                                                                            (508)885-5542                    Men’s Clothing                         Kitchen Set               offer. Call (860)774-3309       Customized Quilts,
  Swing Patio Door. New.               Use Large Screen.                                                                                       Wood, 36”x48” Table,
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Table Runners or                     Entertainment
           $550                               $500
                                                                            Anderson                             Pictures                     With Two Benches & Two            Campground                                                              Center
                                                                                                           Many Miscellaneous                       End-Chairs.                                                 Wall Hangings
5-Phone Executone Office                                                    Windows                                                                    $150                     Membership                         For Sale                      Maple (Dark), Will Hold 34”
    Telephone System
                                    4x8 Open Trailer                  New therm. 1 double hung,                   Items
                                                                                                                                                   508-949-8851             14 Resort Style Amenities &      Quilts and tables runners for any
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 TV. Room For VCR & DVD,
                                    Newly done over. Asking               R.O. 30”x32” $50.                                                                                 Outdoor Recreation Facilities.                                        Drawer On Bottom, Glass
                                                                                                             No Reasonable                                                                                           occasion, for sale.
   6-Outlet NetworkPro                      $525.                      Casement-R.O. 283”x48”                                                                               Transferable 2 Lifetimes (Fee                                        Doors On Side, Adjustable
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ~make great gifts~
       U.P.S., $100                   Call (508)885-5560                 $50. 1 34”x34” 11OV                  Offer Refused                   Came Back With                 To Be Paid By Seller). Use       Call Carole (860)923-7407
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Shelves, Wood Doors
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        On Bottom.
New 17” Compaq Monitor.
                                     53” Panasonic
                                                                       Commercial-Residential.                508-949-6425                      Him From                        Own RV/Tent Or Rent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Asking $300
     Sealed Box, $50                                                     Louvers fan. Excellent                                                                               Campground’s RV/Cabin.          Dark Wood Curio
                                         HD TV                       condition, $100. 1 Sears Best                                              Vietnam...                     Originally Paid $8000                                                   860-779-2887
  Antique Stainless-Steel                                               water pump. 110-220V.              Chest & Dresser                       1964 Handpainted                  Reduced To                   55” Wide x 77” Tall,
       Milkcan, $25                          $800                       Excellent cond. $65.00.                                                 Picture. Painter Has               $2500 OBO                         18” Deep                       Entertainment
New Tennis Court Net $50                 860-564-6658                    Call (860)774-7167
                                                                                                             With Mirror                        Gallery In Vietnam.                                          Glass Doors On Top, With                   Center
                                                                                                                    Real Oak                                                      508-347-9319
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Three Drawers Below.
  Antique Singer Sewing
       Machine, $50
                                     8’ Fisher Plow                   Antique Wedding                                $500                              $300
                                                                                                                                                                                 Case Tractor                          $500
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Oak, Holds Up To A 32”
                                    Old stlye off 1995 F-250.                                                    Kitchen Set                      Black & Decker                                                                                 TV. Bevel-Cut Glass Door
 IBM Selectric Typewriter         Frame & Hydraulics included.             Gown                            Light Whitewashed Wood                   Auto Buffer
                                                                                                                                                                                  1948 VAC With
                                                                                                                                                                                 Sickle-Bar Mower.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Highchair                    Front For AV Equipment
       & Table, $100                   $750 or best offer.              with train. Fits size 6/7.                   $50                                                                                                $50                        With Storage Drawer.
                                          Call Jeff @                  Excellent condition. $200.
                                                                                                                                                       $20                       Asking $1650 OBO
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Excellent Condition. Paid
      508-461-9097                      (978)857-0305                     Call (860)935-0116                    508-943-2444                       508-347-7441              International Harvester                White Crib                    Spencer Furniture $600
                                                                                                                                                                              Two-Row Corn Planter            Mattress Included $300                   Asking $250
                                                                                                                                                                                  Trailer-Type, With              508-885-2866                        (860)974-0674
                                                 Town-to-Town                                                                                                                       Hydraulic Lift.
                                                                                                                                                                                      $800 OBO
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Deluxe Rattan                        Entertainment
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Extra Large Dog                           Center

              CLASSIFIEDS                                  HOME TOWN SERVICE, BIG TIME RESULTS
                                                                                                                                                                                Cast Iron
                                                                                                                                                                             Clawfoot Bathtub
                                                                                                                                                                                 c: 1920 vintage.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             41” long, 27” wide, 28” high.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  $125 or best offer.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Call (508)765-5724
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Solid Oak Wood, Custom
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Made. Custom Side Door
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   For Tapes, Excellent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Condition. 62” Wide, Can
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Fit Up To A 30” TV
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         $250 Firm
      TO PLACE YOUR AD CALL TOLL FREE OR EMAIL YOUR AD TO US                                                                                                                                                     Dental Chair
                                                                                                                                                                                  Chairs                     Electric operates well, Would
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Ask For Bob
                                                                                                                                                                                ALL BEST OFFER               be great for tattoo parlor, etc.
                                                                                                                 Reach Every Home in                                                                         3 to choose from. $50 each.             Estate Items
                     1-800-536-5836                                                                              Northeast Connecticut
                                                                                                                   for One Low Price!
                                                                                                                                                                                2 Patio Loungers
                                                                                                                                                                                  4 Office Chairs
                                                                                                                                                                                1 Kennedy Rocker
                                                                                                                                                                            1 Swivel Office Desk Chair
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Call (508)987-3143

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Refrigerator, washer, dryer,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   bedroom set, kitchen set,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  microwave, washer, dryer,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  computer desk, couch love
 RATES:                                                                                                               Your Ad Will Appear In All
                                                                                                                       Four Villager Newspapers
                                                                                                                                                                               Call (508)461-9477                 Wedding                        set, end tables. All for $2000.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Ask for Rick,
  “Guaranteed to Sell” - We will run your ad                                                                                                                                   Cherry Dining                       Dress
  until you sell your item!                                                                                      PUTNAM VILLAGER                                                Room Table                         Never Worn!                    Everything Must
                                                                                                                                                                             With 2 leaves, 4 side chairs       Christina Wu Strapless
  - Ad runs in all 4 papers until you call us...w/up to 30 words -
                                                                                                                THOMPSON VILLAGER                                              and 2 captains chairs.          Gown with train. Size 8.                 Go!!
                                                                                                                                                                                     Only $500.                Purchased at Kleinfelds               Portable Dishwasher
                                                                                                                                                                                Cherry TV Armoire               NYC. Elegant beading             with butcher block top, $250.
  “All other” Classifieds - (RUNS IN ALL 4 PAPERS!)                               1 Week $14.00                 WOODSTOCK VILLAGER                                                 Only $300.
                                                                                                                                                                            Must be seen to appreciate.
                                                                                                                                                                                                               with organza & silk/satin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    material. $700.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Farmers table with 5 chairs,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 $200. Oak cabinets, various
  Business ads, Help Wanted, Announcements,                                       2 Weeks $22.00                                                                              Prices are negotiable.           Call (508)949-2528                   sizes, six pieces, $400.

  Real Estate, Animals, etc.                                                      4 Weeks $38.00                KILLINGLY VILLAGER                                                (508)864-1092                                                     Call (508)328-3438
                                                                                                                                                                                Cherry Triple                 DeWalt 18V Tools                          Exercise
   * All rates above are for up to 30 words - Ad will run in all four newspapers - The Killingly Villager, The Putnam Villager, Thompson Villager and Woodstock Villager.
                                                                                                                                                                                  Dresser                    Air Compressor, 3150 watts                Equipment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Generator, Toro snow               Universal Fitness
  To use this coupon, simply write your ad below:                                                                                                                                     $200                    Thrower, Technics Stereo                 Home Gym
  Supply credit card info or check, or WE WILL BE HAPPY TO BILL YOU LATER!                                                                                                     Cherry Daybed With
                                                                                                                                                                                  Twin Mattress
                                                                                                                                                                                                               System, 5pc kitchen set;
                                                                                                                                                                                                              black, 1994 Chrysler New           Has 2 Stations. Like New.
  Write Your Ad Here (or attach copy)                                                                                                                                                 $300                   Yorker; runs excellent, needs         Workout Every Part
  _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________                                                                                   miner repairs.                     Of The Body
                                                                                                                                                                              Blonde Dropleaf Table             Call (508)637-1252                      $350 OBO
  _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________                                                 With 2 Chairs                                                       508-434-0330
  _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________                                                     $200
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Dining Room Set                       Extang Trifecta
                                                                                                                                                                            (2) Cherry Cabinets With           Table Is 78” x 42” - Light
  _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________                                                  Swivel Top                  Oak, Six Chairs Of Which             Tonneau Cover
  Ad Will Run In: Putnam Villager, Thompson Villager, Woodstock Villager & Killingly Villager                                                                                       $50 Each                   2 Are Captain’s. Excellent        Fits ‘06 Ford F150 crew cab
  Name: _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________                                                                                  Condition. $500               with 5 1/2 ft. bed. Like new,
                                                                                                                                                                                5-Drawer Bureau                     860-774-7194                             $275.
  Address: _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________                                                     $50                                                          Call (508)987-0859
  Town: _____________________________________________________________________Zip:__________________Phone: ________________________
  Email (Optional) _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                                                                                                                                                                                 860-974-2881                        Dirt Bike                   Full Size Keyboard
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2003 RM65 Suzuki
  Mail or Fax to: Villager Newpapers-Town-To-Town Classifieds, 25 Elm Street, Southbridge, MA 01550 (Fax 508-764-7645)                                                          Clawfoot Tub                    Great condition, asking           With Stool & Book Holder
                                                                                                                                                                                      $400                              $1200.                              $100
  Or email your ad to us at: classifieds@villagernewspapers.com or call toll-free 1-800-536-5836
                                                                                                                                                                                  508-867-9566                  Call (774)696-3360                     508-885-0686
B8 ☎ VILLAGER NEWSPAPERS ☎ TOWN-TO-TOWN CLASSIFIEDS ☎                                  Friday, September 5, 2008

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          010 FOR SALE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Picnic Table
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              7’11” x 29”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Built To Easily Accomodate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Handicapped Persons,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Needs Staining.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Player Piano
   INDEPENDENT HEALTH AND                                                                                                                                                                                                             With 400 rolls. Located on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          first floor. $1200.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Call (508)867-2739
    LIFE INSURANCE AGENTS                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Pool Table
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     8’, 3/4” Slate Brunswick,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Drop Pockets.
  The Medicare market is growing. Partner with                                                                                                                                                                                              $3700 New.
  us and your commissions will start to grow                                                                                                                                                                                               Sell For $2250
  too. Help seniors meet their needs – and meet
  your own in the process. Our products are                                                                                                                                                                                            Red, Excellent Condition.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Needs New Battery, But
  comprehensive. We have year-round selling                                                                                                                                                                                            Have Charger. Very Light
  opportunities. Here are just a few reasons to                                                                                                                                                                                              & Portable.
  work with us:                                                                                                                                                                                                                            508-234-1283
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Queen Size Sofa
  -   High commissions paid weekly                                                                                                                                                                                                        Bed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Tan/Brown. Never been used.
  -   Residuals                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 $125.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Call (860)928-9134
  -   Zero premium plans with no underwriting
  -   Local training, marketing and ongoing support                                                                                                                                                                                  Radio/Control Air
  -   Broad range of selling opportunities.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      (3) Ready to fly with Futaba
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        transmitters and 4 cycle
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     engines. Loads of misc. flight
               For more information call                                                               010 FOR SALE                    010 FOR SALE                    010 FOR SALE                      010 FOR SALE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         & building equipment.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Former member of Neds R/C
                   1-203-641-3179                                                                                                                                                                                                                 club.
                                                                                                                                      “Merits”                           MOVING!                    Oak Entertainment                 Call Bob (860)779-6484
                                                                                                        LIKE NEW                  Power Wheelchair                     88” Nice Sofa, $60                Center                        Reese Sliding
                                                                                                                                                                     Sewing Machine, $75
                                                                                                      INSTRUMENT                          Like new                   32”x52” Oak Desk $60            Oak King Bedroom Set
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      5th Wheel Hitch
                                                                                                    Vito Tenor Saxophone                      PLUS                                                          Oak Table
                                                                                                           Paid $900                                                       Dudley                   (3) Craftmatic Twin Beds         with goose neck attachment,
                                                                                                                                    Hercules 3000 Chair Lift            508-949-3025                                                      rails all hardware,
                                                                                                        Will sell for $600                   For Van                                                          Desk
      010 FOR SALE                   010 FOR SALE                     010 FOR SALE                                                                                                                          Shredder
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        instructions included.
                                                                                                    Call 508-885-1050                 Cost over $5500.00                                                                                        $600/bo
                                                                                                                                     Will sell for $2000.00         MUSICIANS                             Exercise Bike
 Fischer Spinnet                      Golf Clubs                  Jackie Kennedy                                                      Call (860)774-5114          Roland VS-880EX                       Oreck Vacuum &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Stihl 038AV Magnum II
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Chain Saw
                                   Left-Handed. 3 Drivers,
      Piano                       9 Irons. Including Putter,           Doll                              Like New!                                                     Digital Home Studio                 Shampooer                 20 inch bar, home use only.
   With bench. Very good               Bag & Bag Boy.             In original box by Franklin       Large Two-Level Light            Miscellaneous                    Recorder Workstation           Singer Sewing Machine                      $250/bo
condition, 55”Lx25”Wx41”H.                                        Mint. Includes accessories,                                                                        Simple to Operate - Mint           And Much More!                     860)774-6539
                                        Asking $250
                                                                    display case and stand.            Oak Coffee Table              Baby Furniture               Condition Features: recorder,
                                Call Anytime For Details                                                     $125                          CHEAP!                                                        860-974-1396                Refinished Chairs
   Call (508)476-1859                                             Certificates of authenticity.                                                                      mixer, 8 play back tracks
                                     508-248-1677                Selling for $100 or best offer.                                        Basinet, Stroller          each with 8 supplementary                                          Natural Or Painted Finish,
                                                                                                       Good Condition                    Highchair, Etc.
       Full-Sized                                                   Call (860)774-7194                                                                            tracks (V-tracks). Each song                                       Some Decorated. Singles To
                                      Golf Shoes                                                       8’ x 11’ Karastan           Please Call For Details           can have 2 sets of these              Oak Table                         Sets Of Six.
       Brass Bed                      Women's Size 7                                                     Oriental Rug                  508-234-4157                64 tracks... for up to a total     Round With Four Chairs             Very Reasonable!
  Without Mattress, $100             New - Footjoy $30                John Deere                         New Fringe &                                               of 128 tracks per song!....           And One Leaf.
                                                                      23HP L-130                    Professionally Cleaned           Miscellaneous                   Non-destructive editing -                $300
  Corner Cherry Wood              Antique Church Pew                                                         $350                                                   allows UNDO/REDO up to             Call 860-963-7880                Santa Barbara
     Curio Cabinet                   From Holy Cross                    Tractor                                                          Items                       999 previous recording
            $75                   9' 4" L, 3' 10" H, 19" W        With Utility Cart. 58 Hours.              Call Rich             Broyhill Shaker Pine              and editing operations. As            Oriental                       Spa/Hot-Tub
                                 Excellent Condition! $450                   $1200                      508-826-2029              Entertainment Center            easy as a conventional multi                                        105 Jets, 7 Person. Upright
       Cherry Wood                                                                                                                                                track recorder - portable for          Splendors!                    Therapy Lounge, Neck &
        Sofa Table                     508-949-8343                    508-347-7207                                                      w/doors
                                                                                                       Living Room                                                  home studio or stage use.       Framed matted international       Foot Massage, 2 Additional
            $40                                                                                                                      Fits 36” Or Smaller             Backlit LCD screen for                                               Therapy Seats Plus
                                    “Gould”                           John Deere                         Furniture                     TV/DVD/Stereo              many settings - easy to read
                                                                                                                                                                                                    cat stamps, original Chinese
                                                                                                                                                                                                        paintings, Silk sarees,             Cooldown Area.
                                  Water Pressure                     Snowthrower                        Best Offer For:               $300.00 o.b.o.                    on stage. $500.00              Chinese and Indonesian          Waterfall/Volcano, Lights
       Furniture                  Booster Pump                     For LX And GT Series                  FlexSteel Couch,          Breyer Model Horses              508-949-8343 Dudley              gongs, a giant Taiko drum,        (Different Colors). Starry
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Australian didjeridus, shad-         Night Blue With Red
       Large Sofa                3/4 HP w/220 volt 3-phase        Lawn & Garden Tractors.                Chair & Ottoman.            Older, For Collector
  Queen-Sized Convertible         variable speed controller,              42 Inch,                 La-Z-Boy Couch & Recliner.                                       Natural Maple                   ow puppets, Egyptian inlaid         Maintenance Free Vinyl
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Cabinet. One Year Old
                                                                                                                                       (860)774-3309                                                 tambourines and boxes, all
           $150                             $600.                   Used Once(Honest!)                All Items High Quality,                                           Table                       must be sold to cover veteri-           Paid $8000 New
   Conference Table                   Dinette Set                Includes Chains, Weights,                   Like New.            Modine Forced Hot                  with 2 leaves that store       nary expenses for our sanc-              Asking $6000
                                Seating for four w/glass top       And Operator’s Manual                                                                             inside; 4 side chairs, 2                  tuary of                       Will Deliver
8’x’4’ Oval, Laminate. $100
                                and three bar stools. $500.                $1500
                                                                                                         Email For Photos
                                                                                                                                    Air Furnace                        captain chairs. Great              homeless cats with            Call (508)864-8578
   La-Z-Boy Rocker $50                                                 774-745-0242                                                 170,000 BTU. Excellent              condition. $400/BO          medical/age frailties. Retired
                                        Call Matt at
      (2)Beige Chairs                 (774)535-1799                 Email For Pictures Or
                                                                                                           401-316-4793           condition. Set up for natural
                                                                                                                                    gas. $600 or best offer.
                                                                                                                                                                     Call (508)450-9691               rescue-foster home must        Schwinn Electric
                                                                                                                                                                                                      raise money to help these
   w/Oak Arms $50/Pair                                                   Questions
                                                                                                    Living Room Set                  Call (860)774-3771            New Diamond                         beings. More available;          Scooter
        Headboard               Grandfather Clock                    Deere700@aol.com                                                                                                               reasonable offers accepted.      Needs new battery, $60. Air
                                                                                                          90” Sofa                Mother-of-the-Bride
Queen-Sized Oak Laminate         Walnut, Winchester chime,
                                                                                                          Love Seat                                                    Ring                              413-245-0459                    hockey table, $50.
  w/Built-In Bookshelf.                   $200.                       Keyboard                           Oriental Rug                   Gown                        Size 5 1/2 white gold, .80      presto.rubel@gmail.com             Flute with case, $250.
   New Condition. $75           Designers Mother-of-the-                                                                                                                                                                                   (508)764-6560
                                      Bride Gown                   Stand, Case and                     (Machine-Made)
                                                                                                                                     Deep purple, size 24,         carat total (1/2 carat center         Brimfield, MA
      508-943-9399                                                                                                                 Absolutely beautiful. $100.          stone plus 6 small
                                  Size 8, Pewter color with             Chair                       2 Matching End-Tables              (860)774-0464                 diamonds) paid $1500.                                             Sewing Machine
   Furniture For                 elegant beading, matching        New, never been used. Top        Take The Whole Set For                                                 Asking $1000.                 Paddleboats                   and Serger Cabinet
                                      jacket paid $700,              of the line. Bought at
                                                                                                     $1000 Or Best Offer           Moving Must Sell                 Call (860)928-4661 or                   For Sale                   $175 or best offer. Maple
                                        asking $250.             Gordon’s Music last fall. Paid                                                                                                        Unique, Pirate Ship            twin bed, with box spring,
Cherry armoire, $250 or b/o,       Call (508)885-4303                                                                              Garden Leisure 6 Seater              (860)234-3128
                                                                  over $600 will sell for $325          508-867-9650                 Hot Tub with lounger,                                            Shaped Paddleboats.            $165/BO. Lay-Z-Boy Maroon
 Cherry stackable bookcase,                                                   firm.
$75. Buttercream contempo-            Grooming                         Please contact
                                                                                                                                          $3800/BO.                 New England                      Suitable For Everyone!            swivel recliner $200/BO.
 rary sectional couch (very                                                                         Lovebird Cages                Weider Pro 9940 dual weight         Patriots                            Lots Of Fun!                Duvet covers; other chairs.
   different) $600 or b/o.
                                      Equipment                        (508)450-7150                 Many Types, Includes A              bench, $150.                                                     See Boats On                  All very good condition.
        Please call             1 Romani Grand Daddy Dryer                                            Variety Of Bird Toys.            Trampoline, $75.            Maytag Skybox                     www.adventureglass.com               (860)963-9036
                                   1 Romani Clipper Vac          Kroeger-Gildemeester               Breeding Boxes, Supplies                                        New drink dispenser with           Asking $1000 Each
                                       (B&B Model)
                                                                           Piano                         & Information.              Brand new computer
                                                                                                                                        armoire, $450.                   hard to find New                 Or Best Offer                Shopsmith Saw
                                    1 42 Inch Hydraulic                                              All Offers Considered.                                                                                                             With Attachments
           Furs                       Grooming Table              c/ 1852 Patent, Mahogany.            All Calls Returned.               Please call
                                                                                                                                                                   England Patriots inserts. All               Call
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              For Sale
 2 Custom-Made Size 8                                                       $2000                                                                                 labels and manuals included.           860-208-9224
                                   1 Hydro Surge Bather                                                   Spencer                      (508)404-5470                   Comes w/watching                                               Includes Wood Lathe,
 Extra-Long Mink Coats            Asking $2500 For All            Featherweight Sewing                  774-745-0173                                                                                       Will Deliver
                                                                                                                                                                    storage base. Paid $650,                                          Drill Press, Table Saw,
    (1)Ranch Mink$600                508-987-2419                       Machine                                                      Moving Sale                         asking $350/BO.                                             And Converts To Sander.
  (1)Unique (Three Coats                                                     $500
                                                                                                   Machinist Tools                2 couch and chair sets, $300          (508)987-5152                Park Model RV                          Asking $500
  In One) Zip In-And-Out
   Jacket, Below Knee &
                                   Handicapped                       Fireplace Screen w/           Tool chest, also other odds
                                                                                                                                    each. Miscellaneous bed-
                                                                                                                                                                                                      2002, 12x40                          860-617-0182
   Midcalf-Length $300               Scooter                              Glass $25.                       and ends.
                                                                                                                                      room furniture, best          NEW Motorized                   (like brand new) on beautiful
                                                                        Computer $50                                                         offer.
      508-347-5483              3 years old, 4 wheels, great           Lexmark Copier/               Call (508)234-8034              Call (774)766-0359                Scooter                        lot in campground can be       Smith Power Rack
                                condition, 2 new batteries.                                                                                                         From The Scooter Store.         used for a full 6 months (15
Gas & Gas Heating                                                    Printer/Scanner $50
                                                                                                                                     MOVING SALE                                                                                      Weight Lifting
                                    $1000 or best offer.         2-Speed Hot Tub Pump $50           Mags With Tires                                                       Never Used                April-15 October every year)
and Cooking Stove                  Call (508)885-9123                 3 VCR’s $50 Each                 For E-Z-Go Golfcart                Couches                      Asking $1000 OBO                 Lot paid for until 2097.
   White, very clean. Will                                         2 Microwaves $20 Each                                                  Mattress                       508-347-6561                                                  with bench and Olympic
 deliver. $500 or best offer.      Hayward D.E.                                                      Plow For John Deere                  Bureaus                                                   Call Don (508)344-9499             weight lifting set. $150.
                                                                        Call Beverly                    Garden Tractor                                              New Snap-On                                                         Call (860)779-3619
   Call (860)963-7313             Extended Cycle                       413-245-4587
                                                                                                                                        Kid’s Clothes
                                    Pool Filter                                                     Truck Liner For 6’ Bed
                                                                                                                                            Linens                Harley Davidson                   Peavey Stratocaster
      Gas Stove                                                                                                                      Miscellaneous Items                                               $175. Drum set, $250.              Snow Tires
  Utilizes liquid propane or      Self-Priming Pump &               Lace Wedding                          Shop-Vac                   TOO MUCH TO LIST!            Collectors Edition                 Peavey bass, $200. Fender        4 P225-60-R17. Tires like
natural gas. Vermont casting         Chlorine Feeder.                   Gown                                                          Call For Details                 Toolbox                        bass amp, $200. Line-6         new, winter ‘07. $300 or best
                                  Inground Pool Ladder                                                Fruit Tree Sprayer                                                                                                                         offer.
(radiance) porcelain enamel                                          Full-Length, Size 12.               w/Cart & Motor                508-248-4578                  Black and chrome with           Spider amp, $300. Electric
Beige hand remote-ceramic                 & Light                            $200                                                                                 Harley logos & flames. 5, H x        drums, $450. Tascam               Call (508)234-7930
  fiber logs can heat up to                $250                                                          Rug (7’x10’)               MOVING SALE!                   3, W 12 drawers. Must be           4-track recorder, $100.
  1500 square feet. $1300           Call 860-774-7346                  Brown Italian                   w/Seashell Border              Bowflex Revolution                seen. $4000 firm.                MM1 16 channel               Solid Mahogany
        Call Richard                                                  Leather Jacket                                                                                                                        mixer, $100.
                                                                                                       508-987-1504                     Home Gym With                   Contact Dale                                                  Dining Room Set
      (860)933-3261                HearthStone                          Medium, $200                                                 SpiraFlex Technology.        (508)943-8692 after 6pm.                (508)943-3813
                                                                                                                                   Provide Lots Of Workouts.
       GE 2002                    Heritage Wood                      Byers Figurines                Matching Couch,                 Plenty Of Weights. Quiet      New Woodmaster                        Pecan Dining                        Table w/Leaf
                                       Stove                         Red Cross Nurse &                                                                                                                                                    (extends to 72”)
      Refrigerator                                                     Accordian Player            chair and Ottoman                   & Smooth To Use.
                                                                                                                                           Paid $3000              Planer/Molder                         Room Set                        One-armed chair,
Side by side, water and ice      Polished Soapstone, Black                 $25 Each                Excellent condition, $500 or
                                matte cast model No. 8020.                                          best offer. Crib, changing            Asking $1500             With 18” Drum Sander             6 Chairs, Large Table, Large          Five side chairs.
on door. 35 1/2” W x 69 1/2                                         All Excellent Condition                                                Never Used             Attachment. 5HP Motor.              Hutch with Glass Doors,
           H. $300              Purchased new 7/01. Still in                                        table, mattress, basinette,                                                                                                                 Buffet
                                 perfect condition! $1000.             508-757-7796                                                                                   Weighs 420lbs.                    Serving Buffet, And            62”Wx36”Tx17.5”D
    Anderson Window                                                                                   and bedding. Excellent      NordicTrac AudioStrider 800                                               Table Pads.
 Double pane/double hung,          Call (860)928-1101                   Noon-6pm                         condition, $200.              Elliptical Exerciser        Also, 120A, 2HP, Shop                                                   China Cabinet
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Best Offer
     37 1/2” x 53” $75                                                                               Call (508)765-6880           Very Smooth & Easy To Use.        Fox Vacuum With All                   774-922-3166                 44”Wx72”Tx15.5”D
  Full size sofa bed, $100       Home Stereo                         Land Rider                                                       300lb Weight Limit.
                                                                                                                                        Music Port & IFit
                                                                                                                                                                  Attachments, Hooks Up                                               All pieces in excellent
   Call (860)935-0355                                                Automatic                      Maytag Atlantis
                                  Equipment                                                        Natural Gas Dryer
                                                                                                                                      Compatible. Folds To              To All Three.               Penn 6 wt. Flyrod                  condition - pictures
       GE Fridge                                                   Shifting Female                                                         Save Space.                Mint Condition.                     New Condition                  available through
 24.6 Cubic Feet, Almond,          for Sale                              Bike                      Used only 6 months. Can be               Paid $999             Books/Manuals Included                Call 508-278-6419
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             the internet.
  Top Freezer, Ice Water                                                                           converted to progane. $600              Asking $550               Asking $3500 OBO                                                Will sell complete set for
                                   Excellent condition.           7 low gears for hills, 7 high     new, asking $300 or best             Used Very Little
 Dispenser. Used 2 Years.           2 Klipsch RF-5 floor                                                                                                                                                                                     $1,850.00
          $500                                                   gears for flats. Bike is brand               offer.                                                      Call John                           Piano
                                     standing speakers.                                                                                    Nancy
      Leave Message               Yamaha RX-595 receiver,
                                                                   new, have ridden 4 times.         Call (860)942-3033                 508-867-3900                   508-949-1051                   Baldwin Spinnet With              860-935-5981
                                                                 Have all instruction booklets.
       508-234-5535               Yamaha CDC-755 5 disc                                                  before 8pm.                                                                                 Bench. Good Condition.
                                 cd changer, Sony RDC-W
                                                                    Call (413)245-7374
                                                                                                                                        Moving                     Oak Bedroom Set                           $950
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Solid Oak Breakfront
    GE/RCA                        CD-R/RW, 4 component                                              Maytag Washer                   Sturbridge/East
                                                                                                                                                                    Queen bed and mattress,                                              75” High x 46” Wide.
Washing Machine                      stereo cabinet. All            Large Compost                                                                                    hutch, nightstand and                   Sauna                         Good Condition.
                                 components Black. *Glass           Rotating Barrel                    & Dryer                      Brimfield Area                 dresser with mirror. All in
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Finnleo, Portable, Comes
     Super Capacity                                                                                    Moving - Must Sell                                         excellent condition. Mattress
        New Belt
                                    breaking power with              Paid Over $500, Used              Excellent Condition             Must Sell                    brand new. $1300 or BO.            In 2 Pieces. Perfect             Electric Treadmill
                                   superb sound quality.                Only 3-4 Times                                                                                                                                                  Folds Up For Storage,
                                    Pictures emailed on                                                    $200 Each              You pick up between 9/14           Mahogany TV and                   For Two. Assembles
  Also, Toddler Toys &                                                   Asking $250                     508-942-2723                & 9/21 Call Jeff at                                                In Minutes. Simply            Good Condition. Was $500
      Other Items                       request. Best                                                                                                                  Video Stand                                                          Asking $100
                                      offer over $600.                 Utility Trailer                                                 (802)380-0844                           $50.                    Plugs Into Standard
     860-923-9131                                                                                                                                                                                        Household Outlet.                 508-949-1283
                                      (508)868-1619                       Paid $2600                Memory Foam                     General electric-hot point
                                                                                                                                   refrigerator, top mount-no
                                                                                                                                                                       Brand New
                                                                         Asking $1500                                                                             Entertainment Center                                                    Solid Oak
       Generator                                                                                      Authentic                       front, $250. Frigidaire
                                                                       508-765-5763                                                                                 Black chrome and glass
Coleman PowerMate                      Hot Tub                                                       Therapeutic                  dishwasher, sink mount. Not
                                                                                                                                  hard plumbed, $250. General         asking $500 or BO.                                                Contemporary
  5,000 W, 120/240 V(AC)                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Style Desk
      Like New $350             ‘07 model; 6 person, 32 jets,       Large Double                    NASA Mattress                    Electric-Hot Point dryer,      Call (860)377-7549 or                     Piano
      508-248-9709                with all options. Waterfall,                                                                      $150. Maytag-Oversized              (860)928-1135                 Maghogany, Werlitzer             Simple Lines, 30” x 60”.
                                aroma-therapy, lighting, with      Stainless-Steel                 Queen, $399. Brand new in
                                                                                                      plastic full warranty.         capacity washer, $150.                                         Spinnet, With Bench. Good                $200 OBO
       Generator                  cover, full warranty. Brand           Sink                       Call Tom (978)597-3033
                                                                                                                                  General Electric 10,000 BTU          Pub/Bar Set                          Condition.               Please Call For More Details
                                new in wrapper. Cost $7000,                                                                              window mount air         Mahogany Braided Edge                         $800                       508-446-3967
 MQ Multi Quip 6000. Used
  only once, 3600 RMPs.                 sell for $3800.              REDUCED!                                                     conditioner, $150. Samsung      Table With Center Wine              Includes Training Books
       Asking $650.                Call (860)244-9544               w/Faucet & Sprayer                Men’s Bicycle               5,000 BTU window mount air        Rack. Includes Two                    508-987-8885                Solid Oak Desks
                                                                        43” x 22”                         Giant 6061                    conditioner, $75.00                                                                           Excellent condition. 3’x6’-
   Call (508)476-3579                                                                                                                                                 Barstool Chairs,                    Call After 5pm
                                     HP Scanner                           $100                       23” Frame, 24 Gears,
                                                                                                                                      Pool Heater                  Beautifully Designed,                                               double pedestal, $450. 2
Living Room Couch                         $50                                                        Shimano 105 Derailer.                                                                                                            1/2’x6’ one pedestal plus
  And Matching Chair                                                  Christmas China                Black & Gold, Ridden            Extend your swimming          Fabric Still Covered In                   Piano                    shelf, $350. 2 1/2’x4 solid
                                         Also:                                                           Only 4 Times.             season. Aqua Comfort Heat        Plastic, Brand New.             Whitney upright with bench.      wood coffee table, $50. 3’x4’
  Floral Design Fabric             Custom Made Moses                        $10                                                                                         Asking $400
                                                                                                      Original Cost $800          Pump for above ground pool.                                       Needs to be refinished. $400      metal computer desk with
          $150                          Baskets.                                                         Asking $350                  $1000 or best offer.              Please Call                        or best offer.                   shelf, $70 OBO.
     413-245-9001                     (508)765-7322
                                                                      508-735-9493                      508-764-9309                 Call (860)928-1377                508-987-2798                    Call (508)278-6501               Call (860)774-5048
                                                                                                                                             VILLAGER NEWSPAPERS ☎ TOWN-TO-TOWN CLASSIFIEDS ☎ Friday, September 5, 2008                                            B9
                                                                                                                  205 BOATS                      285 PET CARE              298 WANTED TO BUY                333 SURROGATE
     010 FOR SALE                        010 FOR SALE                   200 GEN. BUSINESS                                                                                                                     MOTHERS                      500 REAL ESTATE
   Solid Oak Set                       Twin Loft Bed                     203 SNOWMOBILES                                                                                                                                                    501 REAL ESTATE
   48” round table w/18”                                                                                     2006 Bayliner                                                                                Surrogate
  extension, 66x48” oval, 4                 By Broyhill                 2005 Arctic Cat                      185 Runabout                                                                                                                       WANTED
   matching chairs w/cloth           Built In Desk, With Light.
                                                                        F7 Snowmobile
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Mothers Wanted
    seats, a corner hutch           7 Drawers & Bookshelves.                                              135 I/O HP w/extended swim                                                                       Established Surrogacy
 26”Dx44”x78”H, $1500/BO                        $225                    Low Miles, Real Fast.                platform, custom cover,                                                                       Program seeks loving
                                          860-779-2664                                                      trailer, coast guard safety                                                                  women to carry couples’
   Electronic Piano                                                      2005 Arctic Cat                   package, used at most 20                                                                    biological babies 21-45, prior
  Casio Model# CTK1000                                                                                            hours. $13,750.
    w/stand, $250/BO.                                                     440 Z-Model                        Call (508)868-1972
                                                                                                                                                                                                         birth experience required,
                                                                                                                                                                                                          non-smokers, generous
   Call (860)974-0236                   Unique Bar                        Snowmobile                                                                                          Paying Top                       compensation.
                                       Solid Oak with lighted              Like Brand New!
    Solid Teak                      stained glass canopy, brass                                                                              New Owners!                        Dollar
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                                                                           $7500 For Both
                                     top and foot rail, 2 chairs,                                                                               New Energy!                   For Silver Coins,
   Dining Table                    72” high, 64” wide, 22” deep.            508-987-9313
                                                                                                           2006 Polar Kraft                      New Stuff!                    Silver Dollars,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        EQUAL HOUSING
                                           $1200 or BO.
Rich natural color, oval with
 trestle base, 43”x70” with            Call (508)450-5836                Two Arctic Cat                    Kodiak V 178 SC                                                      Gold Coins,                                              OPPORTUNITY
     30” attached drop                                                   Snowmobiles                         Great Family Boat.                   Boarding                     Paper Money.                  400 SERVICES               **************
        extension leaf.                                                                                    Tubing, Skiing, Fishing.              Luxury suites,                                                                          All real estate advertising in
       Only $600 OBO.                 Used Computer                     1998 550 Cougar DLX
                                                                                                             Excellent On Gas,               walks, treats, & one on           Also Wanted:                                              this newspaper is subject to
   Call (774)452-4631                   Equipment                          2000 EFI 580 ZL                                                                                                                                              The Federal Fair Housing Act
                                                                         Both Electric Start,                  Trailers Easily.              one playtimes available.       Silver & Gold Jewelry
                                    HP Printer Deskjet 932C                                                                                                                                             402 GENERAL SERVICES                of 1968, which makes it
   Sony 50” XBR                                                        Reverse, Liquid Cooled.                 17’8”, 92” Beam                                               That’s Out Of Style,                                            illegal to advertise any
                                      Gateway Keyboard                                                          Yahama 115HP                    Natural foods                  Collecting Dust,
   Projection TV                                                       2000 Karavan Enclosed                  Four Stroke Engine                                                                                                            preference, limitation or
                                     HP Scanjet Scanner                                                                                             Reiki                         Or Broken.                                            discrimination based on race,
    $1100 or best offer.                5300C Series                   Trailer, Spare Tires, Etc.            (5 year full warranty)                                            And Silverware.                                          color, religion, sex, handicap,
  Lane 2 piece sectional                  Best Offer!                 Package Deal: $6500 OBO              Minn Kota Trolling Motor           Flower Essences                                                                              familial status (number of
   with recliner, $1000 or
         best offer.                Hammond Organ                                Also,
                                                                                                                  (70lb thrust)
                                                                                                           Tons Of Extras! This Boat
                                                                                                                                                 Feng Shui                 Banks Recommend Us!
                                                                                                                                                                              We Travel To You!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 A&H                     children and or pregnancy),
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        national origin, ancestry, age,
      Queen size bed
      with cherry wood
                                         With Drawbars
                                          And Pedals
                                                                       Collet Communicators
                                                                                                                   Is Loaded!
                                                                                                                 $27,000 New                       Daycare                 FREE Honest Appraisals                JUNK                         marital status, or any
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           intention to make an such
                                                                                                                                                                           Prompt Cash Payments
        frame, $700.
   Call (508)347-2764
                                             $1400                          Call After 6pm                  Yours For $18,500
                                                                                                          Beautiful Boat! Must See!
                                                                                                                                                Daily/weekly rates                                         REMOVAL                          preference, limitation or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               discrimination. This
                                         508-476-7642                       860-779-9780
                                                                                                                 Dan Kenney                        Training                    L&L Coin                    MASONRY                              newspaper will not
 Sound System                                                                 205 BOATS                       508-527-3820                       Basic-Advanced                 Call Thomas                                                   knowingly accept any
 High End Home                      Used Furniture                      *Flightcraft*                                                            Group or private              508-450-1282                MOVING                          advertising for real estate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        that is in violation of the law.
  Theatre With                            end table, $20;
                                                                                                                                                                                                          CLEANING &                         Our readers are hereby
    Receiver                             Cash only please!            Inboard Skiboat                                                                                                                                                     informed that all dwellings
   Pair McIntosh THX loud
                                       Call (774)922-4004               1989 609 hours. Good
                                                                      condition, must see. $7000.           25 Foot Godfrey                 Experienced caring staff                                      DEMOLITION                    advertising in this newspaper
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           are available on and equal
  speakers, McIntosh THX                                                 Call (508)867-6393                 Sanpan Pontoon                     Tours 10am-4pm                                                                                 opportunity basis. To
 center speakers, MX (Miller        Vacation Package                                                                                          Other times by appt.          300 HELP WANTED                                                      complain about
       and Kreisel THX
                                        5 Nights/4 Days                  14’ Starcraft                           Boat                                please!                                                                                 discrimination call The
     subwoofer, Yamaha                                                                                      115 HP Yamaha outboard                                                                                                       Department of Housing and
                                        Cancun, Mexico
    RX-V3200 Receiver,
remote control. Rarely used.               (Need Own                  Aluminum Deep-V                        engine, Royal aluminum
                                                                                                                                              508-987-0077                                                                                Urban Development “HUD”
                                                                                                           canopy with skylights, dual                                                                                                   toll-free at 1-800-669-9777.
 Paid $6000, Asking $1000.              Transportation)               “Quabbin Special”                       batteries with switch,         205 Federal Hill               310 GENERAL HELP                                              For the N.E. area, call HUD
 Call Ken (508)234-3042                Resort On Beach                 Comes With Trailer, 18 HP           docking lights, S/S ladder,
                                                                                                                                                  Road                          WANTED                          Clean Out                 ad 617-565-5308,. The toll
                                            4 People                     Mercury, Downrigger,                  Ski tow bar. $9600.                                                                           Attics, Garages,            free number for the hearing
   Speedaire Air                       $500 or best offer               Fishfinder, Bilge Pump,
                                                                        Windshield, Canopy Top.
                                                                                                             Call (508)943-5682                Oxford, MA                                                    Cellars, Houses,           impaired is 1-800-927-9275
   Compressors                           Call For More                     Plus Many Extras.                                                 www.starwoodpetresort.com                                         Apartments,
                                          Information                                                                                                                                                      Offices, Stores, Etc.
 3 ph 30 & 80 gallon. Onan
 Generators 5k W. Scale 1k               774-232-6311
                                                                         $1895 Or Best Offer.
                                                                        Call For Pics/Details
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Elegant Spacious
lbs. Best offer on all listings.                                           508-885-6171                        Fishing Boat                                                                                                                 Colonial
   Call (508)347-1223                                                                                                                            286 LIVESTOCK                                                  Demolition               private 34ac. abutts Airline
                                    Wedding Dress                         16’ Hurricane                     14 Foot Aluminum, New
                                                                                                          Swivel Seats. 6 HP Evinrude,
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Small Buildings              Trail, woods, meadows,
Spinet Piano and                     In sealed box. White with               Tri-Hull                       Runs Great. With Trolling                                                                       ATTN: Landlords              stone walls, pond stocked
     Bench                            veil, worn once. $200 or
                                                                      Ford 2.3L I/O, trailer, $2500        Motor & Big Battery, Trailer         Baby Boy                                                    Or House Owners              with Bass. Mod. kitchen &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        whirlpool bath, 5 fireplaces!!
                                              best offer.
  $800. Country Blue plaid             Call (508)248-6601                   Trolling Motor,
                                                                                                                With New Tires.
                                                                                                                  $1000 OBO
                                                                                                                                            Miniature Donkey                                                     Clean &                 $2000mo. 1-2 year lease.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Paint Interiors
  loveseat and chair. $450.
  Wilson ladies clubs, bag,
                                                                       Electric Winch, Evinrude
                                                                          Tanks, Bimini Top,                      Spencer
                                                                                                                                             $400. Llama female, $400,
                                                                                                                                             $200. Show jumper/dres-        Become A                      We Do The Work!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Call Lisa Davidson @
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Prudential CT
   cart, $200. All excellent                                                                                                                  sage/pleasure horse 17.5
   condition. Will consider
      reasonable offers.
                                     Weider Pro 240                      '96 Conversion Van,
                                                                           Black Water Pipe,                                                 hands. Gorgeous, friendly,      Dental                        10% Discount
                                     Weight Bench                         Gas Grill, Chiminea.                                                 no bad habits. $2900 or
   Call (508)867-8532                 With Exercera Vinyl                   518-480-1143
                                                                                                                                                     best offer.
                                                                                                                                               Call (508)243-0558
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      St. Croix                       Barbell Set (150#)                                                    Honda Outboard                                                                                                                     RENT
     Pellet Stove                     Brand New In Boxes               17 Foot Glastron                          10 Horsepower
                                                                                                                                                                             In Just                      800-844-0034
                                              $75                       Sierra 177 4.3
     Fireplace Insert
  Used Only One Season!
                                      Call (860)923-3833
                                                                        Mercruiser I/O
                                                                                                              Minnkota 40 Pound              Bagged Shavings                120 Days!                                                     Brookside
   Still Under Warranty.                                                                                     Thurst Trolling Motor               Kiln-Dried Pine             A Career You Can
                                                                         Only 156 Hours On
         45,000 BTU
                                       Whirlpool                               Engine
                                                                        Power Steering, Trim
                                                                                                             Firestone 205/70/R15
                                                                                                                                                   Paper Bags.
                                                                                                                                                 3.25 Cubic Feet
                                                                                                                                                                              Smile About...
                                                                                                                                                                           • Evening Classes
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Call The                       Terrace
       508-476-7424                  Washer & Dryer                                                                Never Used                 $4.75 Each (No Limit)        • Tuition Payment               Junk Man                       Affordable 2 Bedroom
                                         Washer Like New               Control, AM/FM Radio,
                                                                                                                       $20                          Pick Up In               Plans
        Stair Lift                        $250 For Both               Soft Top, Mooring Cover,
                                                                                                                    Brimfield                                              • In-Office Real World              FREE BBQ                   Apartments For Rent.
 New England Stair Lift. 12                                            w/Glastron Trailer, Skis,                                                 West Brookfield                                                                              Spacious, Fully
                                         Sears 7100BTU                Vest & Etc., Maintenance                   203-574-0692                                               Training                           REMOVAL                         Applianced.
Steps. About 8 Months Old,
                                         Air Conditioner                                                                                        Rock Valley Farm                                         Removal of Metal,
   Like New. No Longer                                                 Manuals and Supplies                                                       508-867-2508                N.E. Dental                                                   A/C In Every Unit!
      Needed. $2200                             $75                                                                                                                                                          Appliances,
                                                                               $8000                                                                                                                                                        Starting at $696
                                         Queen-Sized                     For More Info Call                                                                                 Assistant School                   Furniture.
       2008 Toyota                    Headboard & Frame                                                                                                                      120 Stafford Street,            Construction                    • On-Site Laundry
                                                                            413-245-7501                  Johnson Outboard                  295 BUILDING SUPPLIES
      Camry Hybrid                            $75                                                                                                                                Suite #201              materials Cellars &
    Red, Only 500 Miles,                                                                                       Motor                                                           Worcester, MA                                                 • Basketball Court
   All-Weather Mats, Rear           4-Drawer File Cabinet $25                                                                                                                                               Attics cleaned.
   Lip Spoiler, Mudflaps.            Pier One Wicker Table &
                                                                           1980 Galaxy                     4H.P. around 1979 model,          Harvey Windows                www.nedentalschool.org
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Demolition of small
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Playground
                                                                                                          have service manual. Bought
          $24,000                        Two Chairs With                    Bowrider                       on Ebay. Children bought a         New - Still Wrapped           508-425-6644                  buildings, Tires.                         • Pool
     Call For Details                 Removable Glass Top              17’ Ski/Fishing., Fiberglass         new Mercury for me. Had            (2) Big 41 1/2 x 57                                         Leaves & brush
                                              $95                        Hull, I/O Merc Cruiser                                                R.O. Double Hung,             Call Now For More                                             INCOME LIMITS APPLY
      508-832-0344                                                                                          tune up at Action Marine.                                                                                                      Section 8 Welcome
                                            Two-Piece                    Engine. Includes Cover                 Ran once. $400.                    Vinyl, White                 Information.               removed. Small
                                                                                                                                                                               Ask About Our             Residential Moves.
State Quarters                         TV/Microwave Hutch
                                                                               And Trailer.
                                                                            Good Condition.
                                                                                                            Call (860)5329 or cell
                                                                                                                                                 Both For $300
                                                                                                                                                 508-278-7835                     Upcoming               Furnaces Removed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Office Open From:
Un-circulated, rolled. Boxes                                                 Asking $2500                                                                                       Open House!
  of 500. Starting at $21                 508-397-5289
                                                                             508-885-5549                                                                                                                Check-our-down-to-                 9:00am to 5:00pm
    per roll. Also Gold                                                                                                                                                                                   earth prices first!              Weekend & Evening
 Presidential dollar rolls.                                                 1980 Grady                                                          297 CHILD CARE                                           Weekends also!                       Appointments
      Call for more                White Wedding                             White 24’                        Mercury 5hp                                                                                                                        Available
      information,                     Gown
    (508)832-3029 or                                                  With 235 Johnston Motor                  Outboard                       Dr. Day Care’s                   Cleaners                  All of Central Mass              Brookside Terrace
     (508)272-3433                  Never Worn                         (Overhauled 2004) And
                                                                       Holes Claw Break-Away
                                                                                                                  perfect, $750.
                                                                                                                                             Part time & Full                  Needed
                                                                                                                                                                                                          and Connecticut                  11 Village Drive
                                    Size 8, long sleeves beaded                                           Force 4 rigid inflatable, alum.                                                                  508-347-7804                  Southbridge,MA 01550
 Steam Radiator                      and lace. Terra mid length           Trailer. Standard               10ft dinghy, $300. Road king         Time Rates                    Part Time Evenings                      or
                                                                          Electronic, Cabin.               trailer (dinghy/jetski) 14ft,                                     Monday-Thursday, 6-8
     Covers                        vale, cathedral vale, slip. Paid
                                   $1400 for all, asking $800 or         Many Extras. Needs                       perfect. $500.
                                                                                                                                            Free breakfast and lunch. We
                                                                                                                                               accept CT care 4 kids.       hours per week, $9 per         413-262-5082
 43” long x 40” high x 13”                 best offer. Call                Cosmetic Work.                    Call (860)881-9052                                             hour to start. Must have
  deep, 37”x40”x13” and
 24”x40”x13”. All white, in             (508)-365-8528                      $10,000 OBO
                                                                                                                                               Call (401)647-7421
                                                                                                                                                                                  experience.                                            (508)764-7675
good condition. Over $1000                                                 Danielson, CT                                                                                     Call (508)755-8166
  if new. Asking $600 for
                                        Wood Stove
                                                                            401-487-8677                                                                                       Leave message
                                                                                                                                                                                in mailbox #4
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Saunders &                          Out Of Town
          all three.                                                                                          265 FUEL/WOOD                  298 WANTED TO BUY
   Call (508)832-5546                 Large, Air Tight, Cast
                                    Iron. Glacier Bay, Ornate
                                                                       1986 Bow Rider
                                                                       170HP I/O Mercruiser with
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Sons Roofing                           Owner?
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Talk to the owner           Need Help Managing
  Swimming Pool                     Front Doors. Takes Over            EZload trailer. Great shape.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        directly. I’m on the job from        Your Property?
   18 Foot, 4 Feet Deep             Two-Foot Length Wood.                Call (508)826-2926                                                                                                                     start to finish.
 Above-Ground Pool. With                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Need Help With
  Ladder, New PVC Steps,
                                           $500 OBO                    1992 Sunbird                              Firewood                                                    Domino’s                     Call Bill Toll Free              Tenant Placement?
      Hayward Filter.                                                                                                                                                                                     1-866-961-ROOF
       $1000 OBO
                                       Antique Aladdin                19’ with trailer                             Cut-Split
                                                                                                                  $240/Green                  Ross Recycling                  Pizza                        508-765-0100
                                      Kitchen Cook Stove              Cuddy cabin, fully equipped,              $260/Seasoned                                               Immediate Openings
                                           Complete.                      low hours on engine.                                                 We Will Buy Your                                               MA Reg # 153955
                                                                                                                    per cord
Technics Keyboard                        BO Over $500                 Very good condition. $7,900.           Order early there may              Scrap Metals                 Now hiring drivers for          CT Reg # 0609329
 SX-KN 5000 with bench and                                                                                                                                                   Southbridge location.      Fully Insured Free Estimates
stand. Programmed-excellent              860-928-3858
                                                                           Call 508-885-3689                  be a shortage later!                 Trucks                    Full-time & Part-time          References Available
                                                                                                                (508)765-4840                       Cars                     Earn excellent money        *Now Accepting All Major
       condition. $800.                                                 1998 16ft Lund                                                                                         while having fun!                Credit Cards*
   Call (508)885-4777                                                                                                                            Aluminum
                                        Wood Stove                        Pro-Sport                                                                Copper                           Call
Three 7 Foot Tall                  Vermont Castings Resolute          Anniversary Edition Fish/Ski,
                                                                                                                                                    Brass                   Jared (Southbridge)
                                             $1595                        90HP, low maintenance
  Desert Cacti                         Call 508-347-3292               trailer, depth finder, full top,                                                                       (508)765-0822               442 LICENSED DAY
                                                                                                                                                    Route 44                                                    CARE
  $500 each or best offer.
  Call (860)208-1320 or
                                        Leave Message                 storage cover, original prop,
                                                                      excellent condition. $11,250.             Wood                            (E. Putnam, CT)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Providing Realty
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Management Services
      (860)963-0849                                                      Call (508)347-6340                                                      860-928-7165                                                                             To Eastern Connecticut &
Would be great for someone                Wooden                                                                Pellets                                                                                ***************
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Central Massachusetts.
 with a Mexican restaurant

    8’ x 10’, For Hauling
        Furniture, Etc.
                                         Quilt Frame
                                    3 Rail System - Folds
                                     Down. 2 Swing Arm
                                        Lamps Included
                                                                        2001 Aquatron
                                                                        18’ with Trailer
                                                                      Bimini top, depth fish finder.
                                                                      Excellent shape, maintained
                                                                                                            Premium L.G. Granules.
                                                                                                                Hi heat, low ash.
                                                                                                              $295/ton picked up-
                                                                                                             Delivery ad $30/ton. 2
                                                                                                                                                      $                     STAFFING
                                                                                                                                                                           SOURCE, Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                           Currently Recruiting For:
                                                                                                                                                                              1st/2nd/3rd Shifts
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Per CT General
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Statutes 19e-87b-5g,
                                                                                                                                                                                                       all advertisements for
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Daycare Services in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         • ALL PHASES OF
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         • QUALITY APARTMENTS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           FOR RENT
            $700                   Quilting Area Is 18” x 72”           my mechanic. Only 100                                                                               Machine Operators                                            • TENANT PLACEMENT
                                                                      hours on boat. NADA value             pallet minimum delivery.                                                                         the state of                  SERVICES
    Stackable Washer                      For Photos,                                                                                                                        Material Handlers
                                         Use This URL:                 $8630 before extras. Skis,              Pro Lawn Supply                                                                            Connecticut must               • RENTAL PROPERTY
         & Dryer
       Good Condition                 www.flickr.com/photos/
                                                                       towables all extras valued
                                                                         over $1200. Buy now.
                                                                                                                                                BEST                           Picker/Packers
                                                                                                                                                                                                            include your
           $200                                                                  $7600.                                                                                                                                                     Paul Knutsen
                                       Call 860-963-7932                 Call (860)928-2477                                                   POSSIBLE                       Fill Line Operators
                                                                                                                                                                            Warehouse Workers
                                                                                                                                                                                                               number.                    36-38 Main Street
     Troy-Built 4                         XBOX 360                         2004 Larson                                                        PRICES $$                      CT & MA Areas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Southbridge, MA
                                          Premium                           Runabout                               283 PETS                             For
        Cycle                                                               Bowrider
                                                                                                                                                                            Pre-Employment Drug
                                   20GB hard drive 2 wireless
                                      controllers, 1 wireless            17.6’, Mercruiser 3.0L                                                 Diamonds                     Screen, Background
                                                                                                                                                                               Check, HS/GED
     Excellent condition.
                                   headset, 2 games, (Skate &
                                   Halo). Excellent condition, 2
                                                                       135HP I/O motor. Includes
                                                                      2005 trir. Full cover w/bimini,            4 Puppies                         Gold                       May Be Required!
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Daycare                       Webster
   Call (508)892-8623                                                                                                                                                                                  Licensed and CDA Approved
                                    month old. Asking $450
                                              for all.
                                                                        AM/FM/CD player, depth
                                                                        finder. Plus extras. Mint              Very Small Dogs                    Silver                   Walk-Ins Welcome!
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Large Family Daycare has

TV and Surround
                                       Call (508)278-3317                  condition. $13,000.
                                                                         Call (508)278-9259
                                                                                                          2 Boys, 2 Girls With Papers.
                                                                                                               Parents On Site.
                                                                                                                                                                           Mon-Fri 9am-3pm
                                                                                                                                                                             RECRUITING AT:
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Full-time Openings
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Any age, hours negotiable.
 32” Sony Trinitron TV $350.
                                                                      2006 17’ Maxum                             Please Call
                                                                                                                                                  Clocks                    WorkForce Central
                                                                                                                                                                               Southbridge, MA
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Close to major routes.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Meals/snacks included.          Estates
Extended warranty good until             100 GENERAL                       Boat                           Ready 1st Week September            INSTANT PAYMENT                   Every Tuesday,
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Large indoor/outdoor play
                                                                                                                                                                                                           area. Music teacher,              1 & 2 Bedroom
           5/31/09.                                                    with Karavan trailer bimini            Very Reasonable                                                    10am-12pm
                                                                       top w/boot cockpit & bow                                               Also Rolexes, Coins,                                     developmentally appropriate            Apartments.
       Surround system                                                                                                                                                                                  activities, crafts and much
                                                                       well covers power steering,                                              Quality Cameras,                                                                           1 Month Free Rent
  including dvd player $400.           107 MISC. FREE                 AM/FM stereo, CD player w/4                                             Electronics, Laptops.
                                                                                                                                                                             Staffing Source, Inc.     more. Let us offer your child
   Call (508)943-0089                                                                                                                                                      Offers Medical, Dental,        a loving and nurturing
                                                                        speakers, mercruiser I/O                                                                            Vision, Life Insurance,                                          Now Available:
                                                                                                                                              Licensed for 30 years                                             environment.               Historical Buildings
    Twin French                    FREE WOOD                            135HP motor. $15,500.
                                                                          (860)974-3334 or                    Pure Bred                         Sturbridge Area,
                                                                                                                                                                           Holiday & Vacation Pay!
                                                                                                                                                                             Referral Bonuses!
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Night-Time Care Available
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Call For Details            Must Income Qualify
   Provincial Girl                                                         (860)377-0574
    Bedroom Set                     PALLETS                           71 Chris Craft 31ft
                                                                                                                                                3 minutes From              107 Providence Street
                                                                                                                                                                            Belding Mill Complex
                                                                                                                                                                                                        For more information and
                                                                                                                                                                                                       excellent references contact
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        SECTION 8 CERTIFICATES
 White and Gold headboard,         You pick up. Monday thru                                               Over thirty breeds available.              I-84.
                                                                                                                                                                                 Putnam, CT             Sharon or Stephanie at:
footboard, frame, nightstand,         Friday 8am-noon.                Flybridge Cruiser                   Health checked/guaranteed.
                                                                                                                State licensed.               rogermass@aol.com            Phone: 860-963-2033 x0          (508)832-8360                     Call
 desk and chair with canopy           Stonebridge Press                twin 327 engines sleeps 6,
  top all matching. $375 or            25 Optical Drive                 full head and shower, all
                                                                                                           www.laughlinkennel.com                                            Fax: 860-963-2069
                                                                                                                                                                              putnam@staffing                    Or Email               (508)943-9567
    best offer. No bureau.         (located behind Southbridge              fiberglass. $7350.             Laughlin Kennel                     413-245-4244                    sourceusa.com
   Call (508)909-6156               Hotel & Conference Center)           Call (508)333-1790                 Call 508-987-7161                                                                               License #2080426
 505 APARTMENTS FOR               505 APARTMENTS FOR                     510                       530 HOUSES FOR SALE                 545 LAND/LOTS                 546 CEMETARY LOTS               550 MOBILE HOMES                 550 MOBILE HOMES
       RENT                             RENT                       COMMERCIAL/BUSINESS                                                                             Garden of Prayer                   14x70 Mobile
                                                                                                                                           Oxford                                                                                         Sturbridge
                                       Sturbridge                                                    NEW LISTING                     House Lot For Sale            3 lots, side by side, buy two         Home                                 $99,900
                                                                                                    Waterfront property 2400                                       for $2000 and get the third
                                   Two Bedroom Apartment
                                    In Nice Duplex. Living              Webster                    sq.ft. Colonial Gambrel. 3/4
                                                                                                                                    Flat & Level Lot With All
                                                                                                                                   Permits In Hand. Cleared            free. Choice ground.            W/56ft addition which
                                                                                                                                                                                                    includes 24x12 den, 14x12
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      (Park Share Included)

 River Mill                         Room, Eat-In Kitchen.
                                   Minutes From Mass Pike
                                                                           For Rent
                                                                        Starting At
                                                                                                  bedrooms, 2 full baths, 2 car
                                                                                                     detached garage. Family
                                                                                                  room over garage w/balcony
                                                                                                                                       With Well Installed.
                                                                                                                                         Ready To Build!
                                                                                                                                                                   Worcester county memorial
                                                                                                                                                                         park, Paxton MA.
                                                                                                                                                                      Call (508)234-7116
                                                                                                                                                                                                    work room w/sink and 18ft
                                                                                                                                                                                                    porch w/handicapped ramp.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Charming, Move-In Ready.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Fully Applianced, C/A, Open
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Floor Plan. Two Bedrooms,
                                                                                                                                       1 Acre - $111,000
  Village                          And I-84. Washer/Dryer.
                                   First & Security Deposit.
                                     No Utilities Included.
                                                                        $2.00 Per                   overlooking water/antique
                                                                                                   wood stove/wet bar. House
                                                                                                                                   Site Engineering Included.
                                                                                                                                                                      Two Cemetery
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Large hallways/doors, for
                                                                                                                                                                                                         wheelchair. New
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          One Large Bath.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Maintenance Free. Shaded.
 N. Grosvenordale, CT                     $850/Month
                                                                       Square Foot!                  and property in pristine           508-839-5113                                                 roof/windows. $98K plus           Monthly Fee $180.
                                       508-882-9588                       9000 sq.ft.                 condition. Fresh paint            508-887-0170                      Lots                              park share.                Includes Taxes, Cable
 Very Spacious Studio,                                                                             inside/out. All new carpets.                                        Worcester County               Bill, (508)347-5463                  TV And More!
   1, 2 & 3 Bedroom                                                       6500 sq.ft.                Dock/sandy beach. Just
                                         Webster                          3400 sq.ft.                                               546 CEMETARY LOTS                   Memorial Park                                                      Why Rent?
      Apartments                  1st & 2nd Floor, 5 Room                 2500 sq.ft.
                                                                                                   move in and enjoy the view                                              In Paxton                    1989 Schult                       860-315-7122
                                                                                                      and waterfront living.
                                  Apartments. Large Living                                                                                  3 Lots                                                       Yorktown
  ONE MONTH                      Room, Coin-op In Basement,
                                                                          1000 sq.ft.              $389,000. 87 Nugget Drive,
                                                                                                  Charlton Ma. Not a drive by.          Pine Grove
                                                                                                                                                                        $900 For Each,
                                                                                                                                                                        $1800 For Both                       14’x66’
  FREE RENT                          Off-Street Parking,                  7500 sq.ft
                                                                                                       Call Andy/Joan                                                                                At Sturbridge Retirement             Sturbridge
                                  Large 3 Bedroom. Newly
                                                                                                                                         Cemetery                         Call Cheryl               Community, 143 Pine Ave.           Mobile Home 55+
 Rents starting at $525                                                   2500 sq.ft                                                    Whitinsville, MA                413-245-4181                Completely Rebuilt In 2002.         1 Bedroom, Ideal
 *Must Income Qualify*                                                 (Free-Standing)                                            All Adjoining, Side-By-Side.                                       New Floors, Walls, Doors,         Location, Close To
  Section 8 Vouchers                 Off-Street Parking.                                                                              Good Location Near
                                    Section 8 Approved.                  Call Owner                                                        Front/Path.                     Two Lots                 Windows, Kitchen Cabinets,       Everything. New Floors,
                                   For More Information                 508-753-3670
                                                                                                        Quinebaug                      Asking $1100 Each              Available At Worcester        Bathroom. Carpeting On All      Carpets, Paint, Windows,
                                                                                                   Wonderful 1 Or 2-Family                                            County Memorial Park            Floors Except Kitchen &          Shower, Cabinets &
 •Recently Remodeled                Call (508)943-8807                                                 Home. With Large
                                                                                                                                       Or $3000 For All 3
                                                                                                                                                                            In Paxton.                   Bath. Vinyl Siding.
                                                                                                                                        508-234-5389                                                     508-347-3616               Counters. Newer Furnace,
   Building Exteriors                                                                              Lot, Screened Porch With                                               Non-Selected.                                                   A/C & More.
                                                                  525 HOUSES FOR RENT               Deck, New Windows &                                                 Asking $950 OBO
 • Close to 395
 • Adjacent to Riverside
                                   WEBSTER                                 Dudley
                                                                                                   Kitchen With Appliances.
                                                                                                   Hardwood Floors. 28x36             Cemetery Lot                       508-867-0902                     Brookfield
                                                                                                                                                                                                      55 Plus Community.
   Park                            Hartley Terrace                    Newer Four Bedroom,               Heated Garage.                  For Sale                    Worcester County                   Nanatomqua Mobile                 508-347-7027
 •On-site professional                                                                                       CBRB                 Worcester County Memorial                                               Home Park.
                                     Now Accepting                   2.5 Bath Colonial. With
                                                                                                      Call 508-769-3823                                             Memorial Park,
   management and
                                     Applications for
                                                                      Central Air, Hardwood
                                                                                                       Or 508-353-1932
                                                                                                                                       Park, Paxton, MA.
                                                                                                                                  Garden Of Heritage II, 609B,          Paxton
                                                                                                                                                                                                     2 Bedroom, 1 1/2 Bath,               Sturbridge
   maintenance staff                                                Floors, Fenced Yard, And                                                                                                         Carport, Screen Porch,            Mobile Home For Sale,
                                       2 Bedroom                        Two-Car Garage.                                                  2 Lots (1 & 2)             4 lots in the Garden of the         New Appliances,              In 55 And Over Park. New
       Please call                     Apartments                  $1850/Month Plus Utilities                                           $1500 For Both              Cross, which is the oldest             New Roof.                 Roof/Windows. Cathedral
                                                                        508-943-4072                                                  Call 508-347-3884             garden in the park. Value
  for more information             Must Income Qualify.
                                   Section 8 Certificates
                                                                                                   Woodland                       Leave Message If No Answer          $7000, asking $6000.
                                                                                                                                                                        Will sell separately.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Ceilings, Attractive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Landscaping, Carport,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Patio & Deck.
                                                                       Spencer                      Estates                         Cemetery Lots
                                                                                                                                      for Sale
                                                                                                                                                                      Call (508)892-8685
                                                                                                                                                                    Worcester County
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Nanatomqua Mobile
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Many Updates.
                                     Modern Kitchens                  8 Room, 2800 sq.ft.                                                                                                                                                    $92,000
 SOUTHBRIDGE                        Wall to Wall Carpet            Colonial. Open Floorplan,           Oxford, MA                 Worcester County Memorial          Memorial Park                         Home Park
                                                                                                                                                                                                          (55 And Over)                   508-347-8791
                                                                     Corian Stainless-Steel                                             Park-Paxton, MA                 Garden of the Cross
                                     Spacious Closets                                              Beautiful country setting,      2 Lots (#408A) available in                                        2 Bedroom with 1-1/2
   BRAND NEW                         On-Site Laundry               Kitchen, With Built-Ins &        ideal commuter location,      the beautiful Garden of Valor
                                                                                                                                                                     2 lots side by side. Price
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Bath, Living Room, Large
  APARTMENTS!                      Easy Highway Access                    Breakfast Bar.                 5 min. to I-395.              II. $5,000 for both.
                                                                                                                                                                          $3500 for both.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Kitchen, Laundry Room
                                                                     Front-To-Back Family          Spacious lots from 1.5-6                                             Call (508)721-8924                                           Seasonal Campground
                                                                      Room, With Wooden                                              Call (508)987-0531                                               With New Appliances,
   2 Bedrooms/$775.                For More Information                                            Acres. Starting at $79,900                                                                                                        Park Model And Addition,
     Available now.                                                Beam Vaulted Ceilings &                 View online                                               550 MOBILE HOMES               And Door To Back Porch.                Includes Lot.
                                    Call 508-943-9567                       Skylights.                                                                                                                     REDUCED
 Stove, refrigerator and                                                                              escapeestatesinc.com                                                                                                              Asking $29,900
 dishwasher included.
                                                                      Fieldstone Fireplace,
                                                                   Vermont Castings Stove                 or call for info
                                                                                                                                     CEMETERY                        *REDUCED*                              $79,900                   Phone 860-923-3717
                                                                                                                                                                   $89,000 Plus Park
    Secure building.
   Off-street parking.
                                         Webster                    Insert. Custom 14’x30’
                                                                  Sunroom With 5 Skylights.
                                                                                                        508-347-7208                   LOTS:                            Share
                                                                                                                                                                                                         508-868-4662                 (cell) 860-933-1134

        NO Pets.
                                  Two Bedroom Apartments.
                                                                   Two Baths (One includes                                                 Two in the
                                                                                                                                                                     Adult Mobile Home                Mobile Home
Call (508)765-5852
                                     Coin-Op & Off-Street
                                   Parking. Second & Third           Jacuzzi-Tub). Two-Car                                               Garden of Valor
                                                                                                                                     at Worcester Memorial          Community in Scenic                For Sale                       Year Round
                                                                        Garage. One Acre               545 LAND/LOTS
                                   Floor Available. No Pets.
                                         $600/month               Private Lot, Professionally
                                                                                                                                         Park in Paxton.
                                                                                                                                        $1500/best offer.
                                                                                                                                                                         Sturbridge                         Dayville CT
                                                                                                                                                                                                         12 Conrads Park               or Winter
                                                                                                                                                                    Comfortable 2 bedroom, 1
                                   First/Last & References
                                       508-943-1076                     508-769-8133                House Lots                          Please call
                                                                                                                                                                     1/2 bath, central air, new
    2 Bedroom Duplex,                    After 5pm                                                Sturbridge, Oxford, Brimfield                                     roof, beautiful sunroom, all
                                                                                                                                                                          new appliances.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Temporary                         This 1475 sq. ft. 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       bedroom 2 full bath, fully
  Wall-To-Wall Carpeting,                                                                             and Holland, beautiful                                                                              Storage
  Private Yard With Deck.                                                                             properties in excellent       Cemetery Plots                 Call Paul (508)347-1439                                             furnished, like new home
                                                                   530 HOUSES FOR SALE                                                                                                                   Problems?                       inside and out, is in a
    Off-Street Parking,              Whitinsville                                                   locations. Prices starting    Worcester County Memorial                                                                              beautiful 55 and older
  Washer/Dryer Hookups.
   No Smoking, No Pets.           1 and 2 bedroom available.           Cocoa Beach                         at $49,900.
                                                                                                    Or custom build with us.
                                                                                                                                    Park, Paxton; 2 Person,         1996 Burlington                   Utilize This 14x70                 gated community. It’s
   First/Last & Security.            Appliances, parking,               Time Share                           View at
                                                                                                                                       Garden Of Faith.
                                                                                                                                                                     Mobile Home                       Mobile Home!                   located in Fort Pierce, FL.,
                                 convenient location. No pets,                                                                      $1400 OBO (For Both)                                              Large Rooms, Plenty            just minutes from beaches
   References Required.                                           First week in October on the        escapeestatesinc.com         Currently Sells For $2100       14x60. 2 bedroom 1 bath, 55
       Section 8 OK.                no utilities. 1 bedroom,                                                                                                       and over community, central          Of Open Space.                  and great fishing. Many
                                      $595. 2 bedroom,             beach, see the Rockets at        For more information call        Direct From WCMP.
  $800/Month + Utilities                                             Cape Canaveral. $2000.                                                                          air, recently painted, new            First $2500                   other extras. $79,900.
                                          $695-$900.                                                  Escape Estates Inc. at             Please Call                                                                                         Make an offer.
      774-200-4092                                                   Call (860)774-2755                 508-347-7208                    508-892-1679                       rugs and floors.               Takes It Away
                                    Call (508)234-7930                                                                                                             Call Linda (774)239-1662              (860)774-6989                 Call (508)779-0311

         Aut                                                                                                     motive
                                        Truck Cap                 1995 Toyota Supra                  725 AUTOMOBILES                 725 AUTOMOBILES                  725 AUTOMOBILES                 725 AUTOMOBILES                    SPORTS UTILITY
                                   6’ 4” Sedco, “Ford Style”,     Twin-Turbo, Stock, 6-Speed.
  700 AUTOMOTIVE                  Fiberglass Truck Cap. Front            Original. 60k,            1989 Camaro RS                  1985 Fire-Engine                     1998 Honda                    1967 Mustang                         VEHICLES
                                   & Side Sliding Windows,          Black-On-Black, Leather,
                                  Locking Rear Door, Clamps             Two-Owner Car.
                                                                                                      350 Auto, T-Tops.             Red Mazda RX7                         Prelude                        Coupe                      1995 Ford Explorer
705 AUTO ACCESSORIES                  & Seal. Colored Red.               $50,000 FIRM                 Too Many Extras                1.1L Rotary Engine.           Black, 90K miles, Toyo tires,     289 C.I. 3 speed manual           Sport Utility
                                   Taken off Toyota Tacoma                                                 $3000                       Mint Condition.               DC motor sports ceramic        transmission, 63K original       4WD, Automatic, V-6, A/C,
4 Cooper Weather                           Extra-Cab.                  1973 Pontiac                    1985 Merkuer               Single Owner, 54k Miles.          headers, stainless cat back      miles, excellent condition.         Tilt, Cruise, Power
 Master S/T Tires                             $400                      Trans-Am                                                  Always Garaged, No Rust,             exhaust, moon roof,          $14,500 or best reasonable       Windows/Locks. 138,500
                                                                                                       5-Speed XRT4                                                  5-speed, light right side      offer. Serious inquiries only
Steel Belted, 205/65 R15                                          4-Speed, With 455cu. White,              Sunroof                        Sunroof.                                                                                   Miles. Dark Green, w/Grey
                                                                   Burgundy Interior, Original,                                                                              damage.                           please.                    Leather Interior.
     Like New $150                                                                                          $2000                     Runs Beautifully.                   $4000 FIRM                  Call (860)428-9455
   4 Cooper Weather
                                       Truck Rails                  Matching Numbers. 90k.                                                 $5000                      Call (413)245-7354
                                  Chrome Tube For 8’ Bed                $50,000 FIRM                    1967 GMC                        508-845-9237                                                                                       $3000 OBO
   Master S/T Snow                    Great Condition                  508-344-2660                     Dump Truck                                                                                  1997 Olds Regency                     860-774-0757
      Groove Tires
        225/55 R17
                                        $95 For Set                                               HM7700, V-6, 5-Speed &          2006 Ford Taurus                 2002 Lincoln                        Nice solid driver 105K
                                                                                                                                                                                                    highway miles, loaded with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Ask For Art
                                                                                                      2-Speed Rear
       Like New $200
                                      GM Chrome
                                     Slotted Wheels
                                                                   Antique Black                         $2500                          SE
                                                                                                                                  19,000 miles, automatic, all
                                                                                                                                                                      LS V8                         moonroof, needs nothing.
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Asking $3500.                 1996 Ford
        Evenings                  15”, 5-Lug Bolt Pattern             Jaguar                         (860)428-3478                extras, very good condition.      ***MUST SELL***                   Call (860)974-3022                Explorer XLT
                                                                                                                                                                    Luxury-comfort-style-all-in                                     AWD, Very Good Condition,
                                    For Full-Size GM.              1972 XJ6. Body, paint and                                                 $7995.                                                     $500 Police
                                       $200 Set Of 4              chrome nearly perfect, New       1998 Chevrolet                    Call (508)764-4570
                                                                                                                                                                       this Metallic Silver 2002                                    No Rust. 123k, Reese Hitch,
   4 Spartan All                                                    Michelin pin stripe tires,        Malibu
                                                                                                                                                                   Lincoln LS-Loaded with a V8.
                                                                                                                                                                   Automatic transmission, A/C,
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Impounds!                   Keyless Entry, Alarm, Good
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Tires. 20MPG (Highway).
   Season Tires                       454 Complete                     spare engine and           New brakes and tires. $2700
                                                                                                                                    2003 Ford                      power heated memory seats,
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Cars/Trucks From $500!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Always Garaged!
Size 185-65R-15. Used only
                                        GM Block                      many spare parts.                  or best offer.           Mustang Mach 1                        power windows, power
                                                                                                                                                                                                           For listings
                                     With Fuel Injection            Best Reasonable Offer.                                                                                                           800-559-4138 ext. 3468
 10K miles, paid $280, will                                                                          Call (860)753-1103               Azure Blue with Black              locks, power mirrors,                                             A Little Jewel!
                                           $1200                     Call Tom (Spencer)                                                                               sunroof, leather interiors,                                         860-935-5501
         sell $140.
   Call (508)765-9049                                                 (774)745-0173                    2000 Chevy                 leather. 18K miles, like brand
                                                                                                                                        new. Couple after          alloy wheels, alpine premium      1987 SAAB 900
                                      508-259-8805                                                                                                                  stereo, six disc CD, air bags   Needs some work but runs        1998 GMC Jimmy
      after 4:30pm
                                                                     725 AUTOMOBILES                     Malibu                      market parts. $17,500.
                                                                                                                                                                   ABS tilt wheel cruise control.       well. $500 firm.
                                       720 CLASSICS                                                  V6, 126k Miles, A/C,            Call (508)987-8486              This vehicle is in fabulous      Call (860)928-5116             Sport Utility 4D
      8 Foot                      1989 BMW 325i                   1999 Audi A4 1.8T               Power Everything. CD Player.
                                                                                                                                        2001 Ford                    condition, must see. If you                                       V6 Engine, 4WD,
  Tonneau Cover                                                                                          $2000 OBO                                                      are in the market for a         2001 Subaru                 Automatic Transmission,
                                  Red convertible new black        82k Miles. 19” Chrome                 MUST SELL!                    Taurus SSE
Fits 1999 And Older Chevy           top new transmission,         Wheels, Body Kit, Custom              508-762-6773
                                                                                                                                                                     Lincoln LS, don’t pass this         Forrester                   92k Mileage, Excellent
   (Tilts, Lifts, Rolls Up)        automatic, runs perfect,                                                                        Red, 4-Door Sedan, A/C,                one! Even and iPod         Standard, Recent Brakes,         Condition, Loaded.
                                                                  Paint, Plus Many Extras.                                         Power Windows & Locks.                 Direct Connection...                                         Asking $4995.95
         Black Vinyl.                                                                                                                                                                                 A/C, Roof Racks. Looks
                                  $5500. Call (413)245-4587            Asking $9,800                   1997 Chevy                   AM/FM Radio With CD                      $11,495 obo.                  & Runs Great.                860-928-6853
                                                                        or best offer                  Blazer 4x4                    Player. Looks Good,              Call 888-457-2333                     $5,500 OBO
  (4) Chevy Steel                      1985 Buick                     (508)717-9244                Used Motor Ready To                   Runs Great.                                                       508-987-3244                 1999 GMC
    8-Lug Rims                                                                                                                              $3500                    2002 Lincoln LS                                                   Suburban SLT
                                         Riviera                                                   Be Installed. Vehicle Is
                                                                                                                                      Call 508-949-1223            Black/Tan, Leather, 40k,            Corvette 1988
 With Tires (20% Rubber)           Must Sell My Beautiful,                                           In Good Condition                                                                                                                   4x4, Leather,
Stainless Steel Beauty Rings        Restored Pride & Joy!          2002 BMW 325ci                    NEW PRICE $800                     2000 Ford
                                                                                                                                                                    Fully Loaded, Chrome            Excellent Condition. New         Remote/Keyless Entry,
        And Hubcaps                                                                                                                                                   Rims/Grill/Rocker              T-Top, Tires & Interior.
                                  135k Original Miles. Pretty        Convertible                        Call Anytime
                                                                                                                                       Taurus SES                       Panels/Pillars,               Over $11k Invested.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       130k Miles, Good
                                   Blue With Black Landau             Excellent Condition.             774-230-3504                                                                                                                       Condition.
        Call Jim                     Roof. Plush Interior.          38,883 Miles. Automatic                                             3.0L V6, Loaded,           Brand New Snow Tires,               Asking $7500 OBO
                                     Mechanically Good.                                              2005 Chrysler                        Ice Cold A/C.            Extra Set Of 18” Chrome              1-508-943-1128                        $6500
      860-428-2559                                                 Transmission With Sports                                                                                                                                               508-612-6398
                                         $2500 OBO                                                                                            $1995                 Rims with Tires. New                1-508-341-3164
                                                                   Shift Mode. Grey Leather            Pacifica                                                             Brakes
   A-1 Condition                                                  Heated Seats. Car Is Loaded.
                                                                    Harmon-Kardon Sound
                                                                                                   AWD, 138k Miles, Mostly
                                                                                                                                     1996 Saturn SL                                                       Hondas                        2000 Ford
                                                                                                   Highway. New Tires, Great                                           Sharp Car! Mint!
 4 new Yokohama                                                        System, Premium                                             4-Cylinder, Cold A/C, Great                                           From $500                   Expedition-Eddie
 High Speed Rain                  1987 Chevy                              Wheels, Etc.
                                                                                                  Family Car, Well Maintained.
                                                                                                          $6500 OBO                   On Gas, CD System.                 $13,500 obo
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Police Impounds                  Bauer
       Tires                     Monte Carlo LS                             $21,999
                                                                        Contact Josh
                                                                                                       Photos Available             Very Reliable - Must See!
                                                                                                                                          $1495 OBO
                                                                                                                                                                                                           For Listings                111,000 miles, asking
195-50-R15/82V on mint 5         Light Blue, 2-door hard-top,
                                                                                                       Call Bill & Andrea                                              1989 Lincoln                    800-559-4138 xL273              $6000. 48” wide, zero
                                  5.0 V8 automatic, perfect                                             860-377-0396                     774-208-3313                                                                               clearance fireplace like new.
   Bolt American Racing
                                   velour interior, 1-owner,                                            860-928-1064                                                     Town Car                   Lincoln Town Car                       Asking $600.
Wheels. Fits Accord, Sentra,                                                                                                            1998 Ford
Camry, Corolla, Miata, Neon      120K miles. Bought new at             2005 Buick                                                                                   Tuned Up Engine. About 7k
                                                                                                                                                                                                          2001                         Call (508)566-2721
       and many more.              Diamond Chevrolet. Very              Century                     2005 Corvette                       Contour LX                 Miles On Engine, Car In Good
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Signature Series,
 Call Tom ask if they will fit         good condition,
                                                                                                       Coupe                       Blue. Reliable, Runs Great,
                                                                                                                                                                        Running Condition.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Senior-Owned. Loaded               2001 Chevy
                                                                  New tires, new brake job,                                                                            Must Sell As I Am Not
          your car.                   runs great. $2500.
                                                                  Runs excellent. Loaded.              17K miles, auto,                133k. Good Tires,                 Able To Drive For            With Extras, Showroom               Blazer LT
  Best Reasonable Offer                (508)347-9386                                                                                   Recent Brake Job.                 Medical Reasons.            Condition. Excellent MPG.       Second Owner, 6-Cylinder,
                                                                           $6,500                      GPS, OnStar, etc.
        Spencer                                                                                       Excellent condition.            $1700 Or Best Offer            Appx. 30 mpg(Highway).                  Must See!              Electronic Shift-on-The-Fly 4
      774-745-0173                   1978 Dodge                         774-230-0899
                                                                                                          REDUCED!                       508-892-9212              Can be seen at 7 Church Rd                 $5500                   Wheel Drive. Very Clean,
                                       Pickup                        2002 Buick                         Asking $32,000.
                                                                                                                                       1997 Ford
                                                                                                                                                                           in Eastford.             Buick Century 1999              Runs Great, Needs Nothing!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         94k Miles, 22MPG.
      Snowplow                       Restoration needs to be                                            MUST SELL!                                                     Asking $1100 OBO                 V6, Nice Mid-Size!
                                                                                                                                      Explorer XLT                                                                                         Asking $6000
    Western 7’ Steel             finished. Rust free cab, frame    LeSabre Custom                    Call (508)397-6409                                                  860-974-1190                    No Rust/Dings.                   508-864-3846
                                  and brakes all done. My loss     Low Mileage (46k), Well                                             85k Miles, Loaded,                                              Recent Brakes. 120k.
     Good To Great                      your gain. $350.                                             1999 Dodge                        One Owner. $3500              1981 Mercedes                            $2750
        Condition                   Call (508)612-0880
                                                                  Maintained, Looks & Runs
                                                                                                                                                                       Benz 240D                                                        2002 Chevy
Fits Tacoma 1997-2004
                                                                  Great. 6 Passengers, Power
                                                                       Everything. Mint!
                                                                                                    Grand Caravan                      Scott’s Riding                                                    508-867-3315
                                                                                                           130k Miles                                                    Original Owner
       $995 OBO                       1973 Green                             $8750                     Asking $1200 OBO
                                                                                                                                       Lawn Tractor
                                                                                                                                                                             $4,000                     SPORTS UTILITY              Great project car, clean title.
     860-923-9047                                                       860-928-5771                                                20HP, 48” Mower Deck,
                                      VW Beetle                                                             Call Jeff                 With Bagger. $800                  860-774-0587                     VEHICLES                  98,976 miles. Slight damage
                                       Recent Engine,                                                    774-402-8222                                                                                                                to drivers side, passenger
     Third Row                          Good Tires                1999 Buick Park                        508-347-7490                   860-382-5928               1990 Mustang GT                  1993 Ford Bronco                 side is perfect. Needs new
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        back hatch. $2000 or
     Bench Seat                          Best Offer                     Ave                            1992 Dodge                   2001 Honda                       Convertible                          Great Shape,
                                                                                                                                                                                                     New Rear Quarters, Paint,                best offer.
    For Ford Expedition                413-245-3530                Loaded, like new, leather,                                                                                                                                          Call (860)935-0210
       (Eddie Bauer)                                                 122K miles. $4500.                  Stealth                  Accord 4-Door EX                   Burgundy paint with Black
                                                                                                                                                                   top. Runs/sounds great. Just
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Transmission, Rear End,
                                                                                                                                  V6 Auto With Leather. 118k                                             Tires & Brakes.
   Tan Leather, Excellent
                                    1966 Mustang                     Call (508)752-8683               Red, Mint Condition.
                                                                                                          $6500 OBO                Miles. Excellent Condition.      tuned up. Everything works.        $2750 Or Best Offer.              2002 Ford
                                                                                                                                                                     Ready for Spring/Summer
  Fits Model Years ‘97-’02         1971 VW Beetle                                                       508-347-3613               Extra Set Of 4 Snow Tires.
                                                                                                                                                                         cruising. $4500.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Call (508)867-6922                Explorer XLT
           $150                     Call (508)341-3910             1993 Cadillac                                                  Kelly Bluebook Value $7950
                                                                                                                                                                           Call Charlie                                             V6, auto, air, remote starter,
      860-935-0039                    for information
                                                                    Fleetwood                      1995 Geo Prizm                       Asking $7200
                                                                                                                                                                         (401)523-5670                  1996 Ford                   running boards, Dark Blue,
                                                                                                    110K miles, Red, 4 door             508-248-6070                                                                                one owner, good condition.
                                                                     Florida car. 46k miles,            sedan, recently,                  After 5pm                1996 Oldsmobile                      Bronco XLT                    100,000 miles. Asking
  Tires & Rims                           Corvette                  regular gas; 17-18 in city      reconditioned, new starter,                                                                      4x4, 1 owner, no accidents,                $5995.
  Black custom rims and             1978 Anniversary              27-28 highway. Fully loaded,             runs great.                                                  Ciera                        never smoked in, interior      Call (508)347-9142, leave
  Yokohama tires, 16x7,            Black T-Top, 57k Miles.            Light Blue with Light
                                                                  Blue leather interior. $6200.
                                                                                                    Moving must sell quick!!           El Camino                   Navy Blue, good mechanical           99%, runs perfect,
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Green/Grey, brush guard,
        205/55R16C                New Exhaust, Starter, Etc.                                          $2500 or best offer.          MUST SELL. Project car.         condition, a few cosmetic                                          Evenings & weekends
  Sell $275 or best offer.               $5500 OBO                 Call (508)832-3029 or           Call (508)341-4434 or                                            scratches. Asking $2400.        needs rear fenders, $3500.
                                                                                                                                     $1000 or best offer.                                             Call (508)949-1525
   Call (860)974-1043                  508-713-3513                   (508)272-3433                    (860)857-4168                 Call (860)753-1103               Call (860)928-2624
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     SPORTS UTILITY                740 MOTORCYCLES               750 CAMPERS/TRAILERS             750 CAMPERS/TRAILERS                  760 VANS/TRUCKS                  760 VANS/TRUCKS                      760 VANS/TRUCKS                        760 VANS/TRUCKS
       VEHICLES                      2003 Honda                      1997 24’                        2006 Keystone                   14’ Box Truck                        97 Dodge                           1994 Ford F150                        2003 Silverado
     2004 Jeep                        CRF-150                    Dutchman Pop-Up                     Sprinter Travel                 with gutter machine, ladders,      Conversion Van                       XLT 4x4 Xtracab
    Liberty Sport                     Hardly Used!                    Camper                             Trailer                       tool and gutter material.           Excellent Shape                       Pickup                               2500 HD
                                       Paid $3200                                                                                         MUST SELL!                            $4700                                                              Crew cab, 6.0, auto, 4x4,
    Silver, 49k Miles.                                                  Model 1007                  31 Feet, New Tires, Well                                                                                   Looks Good, Runs                      grey, loaded, leather,
   Excellent Condition.             Asking $1800 Firm              Great Condition. Heat,            Maintained, Slide-Out,           $9,500 or best offer.                  Or Best Offer                     Excellent! V8, PW,                 tonneau, chrome step, tow
    CD/AM/FM Radio.                  (508)987-0557                Refrigerator, Stove, Etc.        Awning, Ladder. Sleeps 6.         Call (508)873-8935, cell             Call After 5pm Or                   PL, Cruise, 5-Speed,               package, excellent condition.
     Asking $14,200                                                        $3200                  Dual Cam Hitch, TV, AC/Heat.          or (508)248-9991                      Weekends                             Cold A/C.                         Call (978)697-0706
                                     1994 Honda                        413-537-0619
                                                                                                                                                                            860-917-7381                          $2,900 OBO
                                                                                                         508-943-8240                    2003 Chevy
      Or After 5pm                    CBR 600                                                                                                                                                                   2003 Honda
     508-886-7184                 Excellent Condition, 24k          1989 24’ Terry                    1998 Lance                           Venture                      1996 Dodge                             TRX250 EX ATV
                                   Miles. White & Black.
      Ask For Linda
                                     New Chain & Tire.              Travel Trailer                    Squire 9800                      75K miles, in very good
                                                                                                                                                                        Dakota Sport                     Runs Great! Looks Great!                    1967 F-250
                                                                                                                                      condition. Asking $6000 or
                                        $2800 OBO                Excellent Condition, New
                                                                  Battery, Tires, & More.            Truck Camper                             best offer.
                                                                                                                                                                                                               $2100 OBO                            Service Truck
                                       508-765-9266                                                                                         Call Tatyana,                                                                                          with lumbertack. New
                                                                  Receiver & Sway Bars             11’ 3” A/C, electric jacks, 3                                        5 speed standard with 2.5               860-634-0581
 2005 Aquila 250                  2006 Kawasaki                   Included. Must See To           burner stove/oven, sleeps 5,             (508)949-6082              4 cylinder engine, runs good,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 engine, 6x6x10’ (enclosed).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   2-3 Motorcycle Trailer
     Cruiser                      Vulcan Nomad
                                                                        Appreciate.                 30 gallon propane tank,
                                                                                                    generator ready. Full dry             1996 Chevy                   looks great, has new tires.
                                                                                                                                                                      Good on gas. $2500 or best
                                                                                                                                                                                                         1994 Ford Ranger                          Haulmark 2006 Harley
    356 miles, showroom                                            $3400 or best offer.                                                                                                                   2 door, XL Extended Cab,                “Dyna” Street Bob, Black
 condition, bike can be seen    Excellent condition with extra        508-885-6215                bath, solar panel, 2 awnings,          K3500 Pickup                             offer.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          2.3L 4 cylinder, standard,                 cherry, 2000 miles.
                                  features and accessories,                                           double sinks. $7900.           6.5 Diesel, Auto, 4x4, 8’ Bed,      Call (860)774-4600                                                      12 foot, pungo 120, kayak
 at 364 Main Street, Oxford.                                                                                                                                                                              144K original miles. One
           $2700.                    6,514 miles, model                                           Call Mike (508)949-9174             149k. New Batteries, Tires,                                                                                     with paddle, vest.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         owner, runs well, some rust.
   Call (774)280-2630              VN1600D6F, one owner,              2004 29’                                                        Front-End Bushings, Brake                                                                                        (951)522-0573
                                 must be seen to appreciate,
                                                                     Springdale                       1989 Nomad                         Lines, Bedliner, Fuel             1997 F150                         $1400 or best offer.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Call (413)245-4127
                                 asking $9500 or best offer.                                                                           Tank/Pump/Lines, Engine             4x2, third door, six
  1999 Compo HD                    Call (413)204-6237               Travel Trailer                      26’ Travel                       Cooler Lines, Clean.          passenger, V6, 116K, A/C,                                                 765 HEAVY EQUIPMENT
     Hardtail                                                     Super slide, A/C, sleeps 6,        Trailer/Camper                              $9000                    6-CD changer, power                1993 Ford F-150
  Just Painted, Completely         1993 Sportster                    like new, $13,500.              Sleeps 8, Fridge, Stove.
                                                                                                          Good Shape.
                                                                                                                                            860-779-2568                   windows/locks, tow
                                                                                                                                                                        package, runs great, one               4x4 Pickup                       1980 Ford 555 XL
     Rebuilt, Must See!                                             Call (860)753-0185                                                                                                                                                           Tractor Backhoe
   Asking $8000 Or BRO                1200 CC                                                             Asking $1500                1994 Chevy 3/4                  owner, always maintained, all       With Meyers plow. 6 cyl.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         auto. 8' bed with side boxes
                                   Mint Condition                                                     Call 508-764-2293                                               recent brakework done, very                                                 New motor in 1995, many
       508-566-2721                                               2001 7000 lb Car                                                         Ton                              clean, some rust,                  and racks. 171K                   new hoses, pins, bushings.
                                      Must See                                                                                          350 V8, 2WD, excellent                                                $1,200 takes it all.
  2006 Harley                    $4,700 or best offer                  Trailer                                                                                             dependable. $4500.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Call (860)336-9921 or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Runs good. Asking $10,000.
                                                                   Made by CarMate. Asking         35’ Park Model                     condition, 190k miles, new           (508)277-7829
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Call (508)764-2101
   Davidson                         Call After 6pm                         $1800.                      Trailer
                                                                                                                                       tires, recent brakes and
                                                                                                                                            tuneup. $3000.
Sportster XL883C                    860-779-9780                  Leather Sofa and Love              Fully equipped, furnished          Call (774)272-1192                2003 Ford                         1985 Ford F-600                                CAT D8H
  White with saddle bags.                                                  Seat                         with 10’x35’ attached
  2,091 miles. $6000. Also       2004 XL 883                          Black. Paid $1000,          enclosed room. Heated, A/C,          1990 Chevy S10                     Ranger XLT                           Box Truck                                   Bulldozer
  Harley helmet, jacket and                                              asking $500.                 friendly neighbors, large        4-Cylinder, 50k Original       Long bed with liner, 3.0 liter
                                                                                                                                                                                                         low miles, runs good, needs             Cable Blade - Power Shift
       gloves for sale.
   Call (508)949-0621
                                   Harley                         Treadmill by Sportcraft
                                                                     has cupholder, $250.
                                                                                                  field, family activities, access
                                                                                                         to new built in pool,
                                                                                                                                        Miles, 5-Speed, Red.
                                                                                                                                         Amazing Condition
                                                                                                                                                                        v-6, 5 speed auto, 25k ,
                                                                                                                                                                      excellent condition. $9200.        some new brake lines. $1000
                                                                                                                                                                                                                or best offer.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Runs Good

   2005 Harley                    Davidson                               2 Dog Pens
                                                                         $50 for both.
                                                                                                      inexpensive comfortable
                                                                                                   living, located in Woodstock
                                                                                                                                             $2000 Firm
                                                                                                                                         Call 860-928-0395
                                                                                                                                                                         Call (860)963-7458
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Call (508)922-3936                         $12,000
                                    3400 miles, lots of
Davidson Sportster                                                 Call (860)774-3989 or              CT. Park open April-Oct.                                              2000 Ford                       2002 GMC Safari
                                      upgrades, mint                   (860)617-1371                $40,000 includes lot. 2009          1989 Chevy                         Windstar LX                                                            Ford F-600 Dump
    XL 1200c                        condition, handles                                            assessment and the R.E. Tax                                                                               4.3L, AWD/ABS/Cruise,
 Loaded, Must see, $8500.          great. $7200 or best                                               (508)278-7616 or                Conversion Van                  Dual Sliding Doors. Ice Cold          New Tires, Seats 8, Fr.                     1969 Model
   Call (508)943-2845             offer. Won’t last long!        1995 Allegro Bay                      (508)450-0689                 Rigged for towing, southern      A/C, Tinted Windows, Power                 Green, Clean                    6 Cylinder. Everything Runs
                                   Call (508)347-8969              28 foot diesel RV, 15,000                                         unit, good condition. $3000        Everything. Runs Great!                     $8000                          Well, Had Farm Plates,
    2004 Harley                                                    miles (original) sleeps 5,
                                                                                                    1988 Skamper
                                                                                                                                        Call (860)883-4797                 Very Good Mileage.                   860-963-7484                       Road-Safe, Good Tires,
                                                                           $24,000.                                                                                            $2250 OBO
   Davidson Ultra                 1987 Yamaha                       Call (860)774-4331              Pop-Up Camper                    1989 Chevy 1500                         774-208-3313
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   New Brakes & Exhaust.
      Classic                                                                                                                                                                                            2001 GMC Sierra                                    $2400
                                XV535 Motorcycle                                                          Asking $1500                 Short bed Z71 off road.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Turbo Diesel 4x4
    5500 miles, $17000.
   Call (508)943-0242            59,920 Miles, New Battery,        2006 Camp                         Well-kept, Immaculate.             $1500 or best offer.              1999 Ford
                                  Owner’s Manual, Service                                         Garaged 10 Years And Used            Call (774)280-2480                                                    Pick Up                              767 VEHICLES WANTED
  2002 Harley                        Manual Included.             Out Truck Cap                   Infrequently. Sleeps 6. Vinyl                                            Ranger                             94,000 miles, loaded,
                                        $900 OBO                   Gray, 6ft with sliding front       Pull-Outs In Excellent           1980 Chevy 1 -                  5 speed, 2WD, 181K miles,                leather, $15,500.                    High-top Mini
XLH 883 Sportster                       Call Robert               window & side windows &            Condition, Galley-Style
                                                                                                   Kitchen With Stove, Sink,                Ton                           bedliner, ladder racks,         Call (860)753-0185 or
  9500 Miles, Crash Bars,             508-987-5167               locking back window. Used 2
                                                                                                    And Icebox. Furnace And          2WD, dual wheels, A/C, PS,
                                                                                                                                                                               alloy wheels,             (860)779-1886 evenings                       Wheelchair
Highway Pegs, Saddle Bags,                                        months, brand new. Stored                                                                                 PRICE REDUCED
 Passenger Pegs & Pillion,      100th Anniversary                  in heated garage. Fits Ford      AC/DC Power Converter             PL, PW, recently restored,               $1,800 OBO                                                             Van Needed
      Custom Grips.                                                 Truck Super Cab. $1100.
                                                                                                    With Battery, Spare Tire          aluminum flatbed, $3000
                                                                                                                                                                         Call (860)779-0818              1969 GMC Pick-Up                          In excellent running
    Excellent Condition           2003 Harley                        (508)729-9177
                                                                                                           And Carrier.
                                                                                                                                       2000 Chevy S-10                                                      6ft Stepside, 350 V8 4 bolt             condition with fully
                                                                                                     Moving, Must Sell!                                                                                     main, chrome stacks, three
   Looks & Runs Great.              Davidson                                                           508-476-1767                         Blazer                     1996 Ford E-250                          on the tree headers,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 automatic wheel chair lift
      Asking $4500                 883 Hugger, 12k Miles.                                                                                                                                                                                           and closing doors.
      860-617-7335              Includes Harley Hard Leather
                                                                    2005 Cardinal                                                      6 cylinder, 4x4, loaded, 2      3/4 Ton Heavy Duty,                    edelbrock, much more.               Please leave message
                                    Bags, Dual Seat, Extra           30’ Camper                      1999 Sunline                             door, $3995.             Extended Utility Van.                    Call for details,                     (508)764-2807
  2002 Harley                     Chrome, Luggage Rack,          Top Of The Line Fifth Wheel,          Solaris                          Call (508)450-4573                75k Miles On Engine,               (860)963-1000. Leave
Davidson XL 1200                    Cover, & Windshield.         Two Slide-Outs. All Options,                                                                             186k Original Miles.                     message
    Dealer serviced, 5000                 $5500                   Many Upgraded Features,
                                                                                                    24’, sleeps 4 comfortably,         1997 Dodge                         Well Maintained. A/C,                                                    VEHICLES FOR PARTS
                                                                                                  air, micro, stove, refrigerator,
    original miles, many               508-943-3004                 Used Only Four Times.          freezer, queen size bed, full     Dakota Sport 4x4                    Tool Shelves. Great For               1992 Isuzu
screaming eagle accessories.                                         Hitch, Cover, Tripod                                              Power everything, 122K
                                                                                                                                                                            Floor Coverings!                                                        1987 Chevy 3/4
Red Black, lots of chrome, a            Dirt Bike                 Included. New Condition,
                                                                                                       size bed, bath. $6500.
                                                                                                        Call (508)764-2101             miles, looks good, runs
                                                                                                                                                                                 $2100                          Cube Van                              Ton Pickup
     must see @ $6500.                                                  Inside & Out.                                                   good. Rhino spray on                  Call Mike                  Diesel, 100K miles, 14’ box,
                                  2003 Yamaha YZ 125                                                                                                                        508-269-2420                                                            Had Fire In Engine
   Call (860)774-7615                                              Super Clean & Beautiful.                                                    bedliner.                                                 interior set up for contractor
                                Barely Ridden, Never Raced.
                                 Excellent Condition. New                A Steal At                  2003 Trail-                           Asking $4000.                                                  tilt cab, recent sticker, runs            Compartment. Had
    2001 Harley                                                           $25,000                                                       Call (508)867-3741            2003 Isuzu NPU                       good, $3500 or best offer.            Rebuilt 350 Engine, Auto
                                Renthal Handlebars & Grips.
                                       New Front Tire.                 860-974-0405                   Cruiser                                                                                                 Call (508)892-8766                    Transmission, And
                                    $2000 Or Best Offer                860-428-4115               26’, queen bunk house, light            1988 F-250                  16 ft Box Truck                                                                  Transfer Case.
   1200 Sportster                   Call 860-928-1466                                              weight, stereo, micro, A/C,        2WD, automatic transmis-        V8 automatic transmission,              1998 Nissan                          Heavy-Duty Leafs On
    Yellow & Black,                                                                                 heat, 6 gallon hot water,
Mint Condition With New            745 RECREATIONAL                 2002 Citation                   tub/shower. $8000 firm.
                                                                                                                                     sion, 300 cubic inch fuel in-
                                                                                                                                     jection, 6 cyl, 75K miles, no
                                                                                                                                                                         power steering, power
                                                                                                                                                                        brakes. Runs great, very             Frontier Pickup
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Rear-End. Reese Hitch,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Fisher Plow-Frame, New
   Parts. 3000 Miles.                  VEHICLES                      31Ft. Travel                    Call (508)579-8141                body rot, runs excellent,       clean, 10 ft loading ramp.            4 cylinder auto, bedliner,           Exhaust, Ladder Rack
                                                                                                                                                $1350.                          $10,000.                              $4700.
                                   2005 Honda                          Trailer                     2004 Wilderness                      Call (508)779-0216               Call (774)230-1437                   Call (508)765-6168
     508-892-4495                                                $13,999. One owner, kept on
   2000 Harley                  Rancher 4-wheeler                  site, nice camper, includes      5th Wheel 30’
                                Army Green color, extremely          back ladder, spare tire,     White, 16’ power living room
  Davidson XL883                low mileage, used mostly for      awning, electric jack, sleeps    slide-out, queen size bed
                                 yard work. Asking $3250 or          6, lots of storage, huge       w/home mattress, two
      Custom                        best offer. Must sell.       bathroom, queen bed, 1 large      bunks, sleeps 8. Tons of
Pearl Blue, Screaming Eagle,       Call (860)779-9756               slide-out in living room &         extras, very clean,
 Carb/Pipes, Forward Pegs,                                          dinette area. Pictures on         excellent condition.
Drag Bars, Fat Boy Back Rim,                                        www.breezybendrv.com             Asking $14,000 OBO.
21” Spoked Front Rim. Lots         2004 Honda                     Call (508)987-1519 for                (508)892-8080
  Of Chrome Added, 1,493                                                                                                                                              “Good People Selling Good Cars... In A Great Community!”
       Miles, Flawless.             Foreman                             more details
                                                                                                   1985 Wilderness

        Asking $5800              Rubicon 500cc                    2005 Coachman
      860-792-1168               “very low miles and hours”                                            Camper
   1998 Harley                  must sell. baby on the way!!!         Catalina                      Sleeps 6, Very Good
                                used 25 times tops. $5000 or       Many extras, paid site at              Condition
    Davidson                               best offer.
                                     Call (860)315-7167
                                                                  Brimfield campground, fun
                                                                  for whole family, payments
                                                                                                   All Original Paperwork,
                                                                                                     Lots of New Parts.
1200 Sportster 15,500 miles,
                                                                     of $191/per month or            $3000 or best offer
    excellent condition,
  registered, many extras!        2005 Kawasaki                            $14,900.                     860-774-0100
        $7000 or BO               250 Bayou ATV                    Call 774-289-4080 or
       508-764-8754                                                   (508)347-7076                    2001
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           UP TO
                                Less than 30 hours use, mint
   1994 Harley                    condition/needs nothing.
                                Paid $3200, asking $2200 or           1987 Dodge                  “Woodland Park”
                                                                                                  Beautiful Custom Design,
    Davidson                              best offer.                  Explorer
                                Call (508)867-8434 after                                           40’ Park Model Trailer.
Dyna Wide Glide. 19K miles,              5:30pm                       Camper Van                      Sliding Glass Door
 good shape, extra lights,                                       New Tires, Shocks, Brakes,           Entrance, Full Bath,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ON ALL
  extra chrome, forward                                          Many New Parts. 68k Miles,         3 Slide-Outs, Sleeps 8
     controls. $7500.            1998 Kawasaki                          Runs Great.                        Central Air
   Call (508)864-3198           750 Xi Sport Jetski                     $2000 OBO                  Winter Insulation Package
                                Two seater, new battery and           860-779-7366                    Paid $47,000 New.
2005 Honda VT750
  Shadow Spirit
                                recently serviced. Excellent
                                 condition. Includes trailer
                                 and cover. $2500 or best
                                                                   2006 Enclosed
                                                                                                     Asking $29,995 OBO
                                                                                                        617-524-6220                                                                                                     NEW 2008
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         & SELECT
   Mint Condition, Low           offer. Call (508)234-0252            Trailer
Mileage, Always Garaged.                                          7x14, Black, tandem axles
Pearl Blue/Metallic Silver       ATV 2005 Arctic                 (torflex) 3 year warranty left         Fifth Wheel
Flame, Chrome Backrest.                                            on axles, one year left on             Camper
   Asking $4500 OBO                 Cat 250                      body. Ramp door, side door,
   Call 860-792-0506            4x4, mint condition, bought       new spare tire. Brand new
                                new, used twice, 2 helmets            condition. $4000 or           REDUCED To $14,000
    2004 Honda
   Shadow Spirit
                                     included. $3800.
                                   Call (508)867-8670
                                                                           best offer.
                                                                    Call (860)935-9154
                                                                                                         Or Best Offer
                                                                                                    Includes Many Extras.                                                                                                VEHICLES
      XT1100                    750 CAMPERS/TRAILERS               2005 Fleetwood
Low Mileage, Mint Condition.                                                                          F-350 Crew Cab
                                2002 12x40 Park                    PaceArrow 37A

Saddlebags & Extra Chrome.                                                                             Pick-Up Truck
          $3800                    Model RV                          Motorhome                               $6,000
                                                                                                                                                      WEEKLY                                             5 YR./       2007 CHEVY TAHOE LTZ
      508-867-7686              (like brand new) on beautiful       18K miles, loaded, no                                                                                                               100,000                      4X4, DVD, NAV.,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       LEATHER,            $
 2004 Honda VTX
   1300 Retro
                                  lot in campground can be
                                used for a full 6 months (15
                                April-15 October every year)
                                                                   pets/smokers. Two slide
                                                                  outs, tv’s A/C’s & furnaces.
                                                                  Electric awning & levelers,
                                                                                                        860-935-5411                                  SPECIAL! FINANCING AVAILABLE                     WARRANTY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    SUNROOF & PWR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    RUNNING BOARDS
                                                                                                        Quinebaug, CT
  Pristine condition, Candy
 Apple Red, many chrome
                                    Lot paid for until 2097.
                                                                  workhorse 8.1L Vortec w/5
                                                                     speed, lots of extras.                                            GM CERTIFIED USED VEHICLES AND MORE
extras, less than 2000 miles,    Call Don (508)344-9499                    Low $90’s.
                                                                                                   Snowbird Special                                2006 CHEVY                                 2007 CHEVY                                       2007 FORD
 $7500 firm. Free mini bike                                         Call (508)885-4727
                                                                                                   Park Model With Loft &                              AVEO                                     COBALT                                        FOCUS SE
        with purchase.                                                                                                                            AUTO, A/C, #3781P                                 #809P                                       AUTO, A/C, PW, #3553P
       Call David,               2001 24 ft. Travel                 10 Foot Travel                   Matching Addition.
     (508)234-0631                Camper Trailer                                                      Appx. 950 sq. ft.
   1996 Honda                     All works, call for details!    Excellent Condition, Heater,
                                                                                                    Furnished, Central Air,
                                                                                                    Matching 12x16 Shed
                                                                                                                                                                  8,999                                 $
                                                                                                                                                                                                            11,999                                     $
                                   Call from 8am-7:30pm.           A/C, Microwave, DVD, TV,         With Washer & Dryer.
   Goldwing SE                         Best time to call           Refrigerator, Sink, Stove.           $39,900 OBO                               2007 CHEVY                                  2006 CHEVY                                       2008 CHEVY
  Excellent condition, must              4pm-7:30pm                       Sleeps 4-6.
                                                                                                       508-867-5850                    SILVERADO EX CAB 4X4                              TRAILBLAZER ST                                        IMPALA LT
see, loaded. Asking $10,500.         (508)867-6124                        $3000                                                                    STK. #T8094A                          4 WD, SUNROOF, #3849P                                     #3803P
Call Steve (860)963-9030         Price $6,200 or best offer            860-974-0742                    508-579-1827

                                                                                                                                                                 13,999                                 $
                                                                                                                                                                                                            13,999                                          $
                                                                                                                                                 2004 CHEVY                                   2004 CHEVY                                      2008 CHEVY

    HADDOCK WITH                                                                                                                       COLORADO Z71 4X4 XCAB                                SUBURBAN LT
                                                                                                                                                                                    4WD, 39K, LEATHER, SUNROOF, DVD,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            EXPRESS 2500
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          CARGO VAN, 19K MI., #3826P

                                                                                                                                                       STK. #3857P

                                                                                                                                                                                                             16,999                                        $
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    2008 PONTIAC                   2008 PONTIAC G6                  2007 CHEVY                           2007 CHEVY                         2007
   GRAND PRIX GXP                 “GT” SPORTS SEDAN                G2500 EXPRESS                        TRAIL BLAZER                     HUMMER H3
5.3 V-8, w/active Fuel           3.5 V6 219 HP, Heated Leather                                    4WD, Power Sunroof, Alloy         AWD, Leather Seating,
Management, Power Sunroof,       Seats, Anti Lock Brakes Cargo, V-8, Air, Clean,                  Wheels, Tow Package, CD           Stability Control, Chrome
Spoiler, Heated Leather Seats,   w/traction, 17” Chrome Tech Only 12,3000 miles.
18” Chrome Wheels, Every         Wheels, Power Everything, #3001.                                 w/XM Satellite,  Power            Wheels and Running
Option, Only 6900 miles.         Only 9800 miles #3047.           $18,988                         Everything, GM Certified          Boards, Power Everything,
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SUV,    AWD,       Air,             MONTANA SV6                 Full Panoramic moonroof,             CONVERTIBLE     5.71 V8 360HP, 6 Spd
Automatic, Sunroof,              7 Pass. Seating, DVD           Automatic w/tap Shift,                                              Close Ratio Trans, Rear
                                                                Heated Leather Seats w/
                                                                                                  Heated Leather Seats w/
Chrome        Package,           Ent., Dual Power Sliding                                                                           Spoiler Asst., Limited
                                                                Memory, Rear Parking              Memory, Climate Air, Tap          Slip w/traction, Leather,
Letaher Trim, Only               Side Doors, Rear Park                                            Shifter, Power Everything
                                 Asst., Loaded, Only            Asst, Power Everything                                              Blaupunkt w/6CD, Only
31,500 Miles. #3039              30,000 Miles. #3037            Only 29,277 Miles. #2909          Only 39,900 Miles.                36,000 Miles. #3028
          $16,988                       $13,988                           $19,888                 #2935
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    #3053, Only 42,500 miles              #2932A, Only 35,900 miles                   #3875A, Only 67,800 miles              #3006A, Only 78,400 miles
           $10,988                                $11,888                                     $8,888                                 $7,688                       Sale Ends 9/7/08
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   It’s a Shame the Taurus X May Soon Depart –
            It’s a ‘Heckuva’ Station Wagon

When it comes to station wagons,
you just can’t beat the 2008 Ford
Taurus X. I know. Ford would
never call this crossover utility
vehicle a station wagon because
the term is no longer hip in the
automotive world, but that’s what
the Taurus X really is: a heckuva
good, family friendly station
Unfortunately, it appears to be a
vehicle not long for the automo-
tive world. Published reports sug-
gest that the Taurus X will not be
offered after the 2009 model year.
It has been done in by the success
of the Ford Flex and Ford Edge. I
absolutely love the former and
can’t fathom why the latter has
There are elements of the Ford
Edge in the Taurus X, which first
began life 2004 as the Ford
Freestyle. It should have kept
that name instead of attempting      Ford Taurus X crossover sports a new front end design inspired by the Ford Edge, better acceleration thanks to a new 3.5-liter V-6
to draw on the limited goodwill      engine and even more flexibility with one touch flip-and-fold 2nd row seats and a power liftgate.
associated with the former           front-wheel drive, but it is nice                                                              .
                                                                                                                                way It’s not a huge difference and
                                                                                   Taurus X. It’s a good-looking
Taurus name, which was rein-         for some folks to have that peace                                                          the annual fuel cost difference is
                                                                                   car from all angles with a front
stated on the Ford Five Hundred      of mind.                                                                                   identical, but I know which car I
(yet another Ford product that I                                                   fascia that borrows heavily
                                     The Taurus X is powered by a                  from the Ford Edge. Visibility               would rather have at the gas
love and recommend).                                                                                                            pumps.
The Taurus X drives small, but
                                     new 3.5-liter V-6 engine that is              was good while driving thanks
                                     mated to a 6-speed automatic                                                               Pricing for the Taurus X starts at
can hold seven in a 2x2x3 seating                                                  to some good-size windows and
                                     transmission. Ford says the                                                                $27,030 for the base SEL trim.
arrangement. I found it easy to                                                    not overly intrusive B,C, and D              (The other available trims are the
maneuver during not one, but         two combined provide 44 per-                  pillars.                                     Eddie Bauer and the Limited,
two trips to New York City in the    cent better acceleration. The                 The interior is well designed.               which tops out at $32,600. It’s an
week I had it. Feeling frugal, I     engine delivers 263 horsepow-                 Buttons for the controls are a               expensive station wagon, to be
even found on-street parking on a    er, which is 33 percent more                  bit small but I attribute that               sure, but there are lots of deals
Saturday morning and parallel        horsepower than previously                    more to my eyes than any                     out there. Plus, if this model is
parked my way into the spot. The     available. The Taurus X had                   inherent design flaw. The seats              being discontinued, it’s soon
rear motion sensors helped           absolutely no problems han-                                                                going to be an albatross for most
                                                                                   are also comfortable and sup-
tremendously  .                      dling highway on-ramps and                                                                 dealers who will probably offer
Color me a huge fan for Ford’s                                                     portive for long trips. The
                                     other merging situations.                     Taurus X was as comfortable                  great pricing to get it off their
inclusion of electronic stability                                                                                               lots.
control as standard equipment.
                                     In addition to being a good                   after five miles as it was after
This is a family hauler and, as      human hauler, the Taurus Z                    555 miles. (That’s a lot of driv-
                                     also performs ably as a cargo                                                              (Questions and comments about
such, should have top-of-the-line                                                  ing for a guy who works from                 this review and other automotive
safety features. Other manufac-      hauler. There’s decent space                  home.)                                       concerns can be e-mailed to used-
turers are still trying to gouge     behind the third row at 15.8                  People used to say beauty is in              cars.guide@about.com.         All
customers by charging inflated       cubic feet. Flip down the third               the eye of beholder, but I think             queries are answered.)
prices for stability control.        row and you’re up to 47 cubic                 the new belief is “Fuel economy
The Taurus X also has optional       feet. It’s a fairly voluminous                is in the eye of the beholder.”                    VITAL STATISTICS
all-wheel drive, which is a strong   85.5 cubic feet when the second               Some folks aren’t going to like the          Wheelbase:        112.3 inches
selling point for most parents in    row flips down with its one-                  Taurus X’s fuel rating of 16 mpg             Length:           200.9 inches
the Northeast. With two tons of      touch, flip-and-fold feature.                 city and 24 mpg highway. The                 Width:             74.9 inches
weight, the Taurus X is going to                                                   much more attractive Ford Flex               Height:            67.6 inches
                                     I like the clean lines of the
handle most winter weather with                                                    gets 17 mpg city and 24 mpg high-            Curb weight:          4003 lbs.
                                                                                                                                Engine:            3.5-liter, V6
                                                                                                                                Horsepower:                   263
                                                                                                                                Torque:              249 lb. ft.
                                                                                                                                EPA estimated mpg
                                                                                                                                city/highway:             16/24
                                                                                                                                Base price:             $27,030
                                                                                                                                As-tested price:        $32,600
                                                                                                                                Also consider:           Toyota
                                                                                                                                Highlander,           Hyundai
                                                                                                                                        Veracruz, Mazda CX-9

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                                                                                                                              2006 Saturn VUE FWD 4 cyl auto #7522                                                                2005 Pontiac Grand Prix #1487 2 to choose from $10,100 or $60
                                                                                                                              2 to choose from . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$9,600 or $57 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix #2841 5 to choose from $10,800 or $64
                                                                                                                              2008 Saturn VUE XR AWD 6 cyl. #4742                                                                 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix #7868 5 to choose from $11,600 or $74
                                                                                                                              4 to choose from . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$11,900 or $76 2008 Pontiac Torrent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      FWD #1704 3 to choose from$13,500 or $90
                                                                                                                              2005 Saturn VUE FWD 4 cyl auto #34992                                                               2006 Pontiac Torrent AWD #0224 7 to choose from $10,800 or $64
                                                                                                                              3 to choose from . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$8,700 or $49
                                                                                                                              2007 Saturn VUE FWD 4 cyl auto #7065                                                                2007 Pontiac G6 Sedan #6683 2 to choose from . . .$11,600 or $74
                                                                                                                              2 to choose from . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$10,700 or $66 2006 Pontiac G6 Coupe GT #8662
                            INVENTORY CHANGES DAILY                                                                           2005 Saturn Relay FWD #9497 4 to choose from . . . .$8,900 or $56 3 to choose from . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$10,900 or $68
                                                                                                                              2005 Saturn ION #40031 2 to choose from . . . . . . . . .$7,100 or $35 2005 Pontiac G6 Sedan #1651 2 to choose from . . . . .$9,600 or $57

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                         TELL US WHAT YOU WANT & WE WILL                                                                      2006 Saturn ION #3884 2 to choose from . . . . . . . . . .$8,500 or $47 2008 Pontiac G6 Sedan #0534 9 to choose from . . .$12,400 or $81
                          PLACE YOUR BID! IT’S THAT EASY!                                                                     2004 Saturn ION #7197 3 to choose from . . . . . . . . . .$6,500 or $30 2005 Pontiac Vibe FWD #9724 2 to choose from . . . .$9,900 or $59
                                                                                                                              2007 Saturn AURA XE Sedan #5404                                                                     2008 Pontiac Vibe FWD #1062 5 to choose from . . .$12,100 or $78
                                                                                                                              2 to choose from . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$10,900 or $68 2007 Chevrolet Aveo 4 dr. #6836
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2 to choose from . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$8,500 or $47
                                                                                                                              2008 GMC Canyon Crew Cab 4WD #8727
                                                                                                                              3 to choose from . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$17,700 or $126 2008 Chevrolet Aveo 4 dr. #1460
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  6 to choose from . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$10,400 or $63
                                                                                                                              2006 GMC Canyon 4WD Ext. Cab #3206
                                                                                                                              2 to choose from . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$11,600 or $74 2006 Chevrolet HHR #8731 2 to choose from . . . . . .$8,900 or $51
                                                                                                                              2005 GMC Canyon 2WD Crew Cab #4098                                                                  2007 Chevrolet HHR #4590 5 to choose from . . . . . .$9,500 or $55
                                                                                                                              2 to choose from . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$10,000 or $60 2008 Chevrolet HHR #8391 7 to choose from . . . . .$10,500 or $64
                                                                                                                              2007 GMC Yukon 4WD #4864 5 to choose from . .$18,500 or $132 2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS Coupe #6334
                                                                                                                              2006 GMC Yukon 4WD #8701 3 to choose from . . .$16,500 or $115 2 to choose from . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$10,200 or $62

                                                                                                                              2006 GMC Envoy 4WD #3175 4 to choose from . . . . .$10,500 or $64 2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Coupe #5974
                                                                                                                              2007 GMC Envoy 4WD #0857 2 to choose from . . . . .$11,800 or $75 2 to choose from . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$9,500 or $55
                                                                                                                              2008 GMC Envoy 4WD #4375 3 to choose from . . . .$13,700 or $81 2008 Chevrolet. .Uplander. .Van. #6317. . . . . . . . . . . .$11,700 or $74
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  13 to choose from . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
                                                                                                                              2005 GMC Envoy 4WD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$9,300 or $91 2006 Chevrolet Uplander Van #6269
                                                                                                                              2007 GMC Acadia AWD #0967 2 to choose from . .$22,000 or $162 2 to choose from . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$8,900 or $56
                                     CREDIT                                                                                   2008 GMC Acadia AWD #9139 5 to choose from .$24,000 or $179 2007 Chevrolet Uplander Van #9864
                                   PROBLEMS?                                                                                  2006 Buick Rendezvous FWD #4076                                                                     2 to choose from . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$9,800 or $57
                                                                                                                              2 to choose from . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$9,500 or $56 2008 Chevrolet Trailblazer 4WD #8638
                                  NO PROBLEM!                                                                                 2005 Buick Rendezvous #1954 3 to choose from . .$8,300 or $45 12 to choose from . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$13,700 or $91
                                                                                                                              2008 Buick Enclave FWD #0317                                                                        2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer 4WD #5677
                                                                                                                              4 to choose from . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$24,000 or $179 5 to choose from . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$9,500 or $56

                                                                                                                              2008 Cadillac SRX #0179 2 to choose from . . . . . .$17,900 or $127 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer 4WD #4470

                                                                                                                              2005 Cadillac SRX #3704 7 to choose from . . . . . . .$14,000 or $94 4 to choose from . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$10,800 or $64
                                                                                                                              2006 Cadillac SRX #5928 3 to choose from . . . . .$15,200 or $104 2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer #2020
                                                                                                                              2005 Cadillac STS #5926 4 to choose from . . . . . .$16,500 or $115 2 to choose from . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$12,200 or $79
                                                                                                                              2006 Cadillac STS #2629 4 to choose from . . . . . .$17,800 or $125 2007 Chevrolet. Cobalt. LT. Sedan .#3710. . . . . . . . . . .$9,800 or $57
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  7 to choose from . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
                                                                                                                              2008 Cadillac DTS #4465 14 to choose from . . . . .$21,500 or $158 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt Sedan #6986
                                                                                                                              2006 Cadillac DTS #8138 9 to choose from . . . . .$19,000 or $137 3 to choose from . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$7,900 or $42
                                                                                                                              2007 Cadillac DTS #2151 2 to choose from . . . . . .$20,000 or $145 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt Sedan #0689
                                                                                                                              2005 Cadillac CTS #8008 5 to choose from . . . . . . .$14,000 or $94 5 to choose from . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$8,900 or $51
                                                                                                                              2008 Cadillac CTS #7333 3 to choose from . . . . . .$18,500 or $132 2008 Chevrolet Impala #6101
                                                                                                                              2006 Cadillac CTS #0685 8 to choose from . . . . . .$16,900 or $119 21 to choose from . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$11,800 or $75
                                                                                                                              2005 Buick Lacrosse CXL Sedan #9512                                                                 2006 Chevrolet Impala #9350 4 to choose from . .$10,500 or $64


                                                                                                                              9 to choose from . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$10,900 or $68 2008 Chevrolet Equinox FWD #8394
                                                                                                                              2007 Buick Lacrosse CX Sedan #1774                                                                  3 to choose from . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$15,000 or $103
                                                                                                                              2 to choose from . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$12,300 or $80 2007 Chevrolet Equinox AWD #3453
                                                                                                                              2008 Buick Lucerne CXL #0626                                                                        2 to choose from . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$13,000 or $83
                          INTEREST RATES                                                                                      13 to choose from . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$17,200 or $121 2005 Chevrolet Equinox #4612

                                                              2.9%                                                   *        2006 Buick Lucerne #3121 3 to choose from . . . .$15,600 or $108 11 to choose from . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$7,900 or $42
                         AS LOW AS                                                                                            2007 Buick Lucerne #7930 2 to choose from . . . .$16,400 or $114 2006 Chevrolet Equinox FWD #1573
                         *2.9% WAC by GMAC term limits apply. See salesperson for details, prices plus tax, license & fees    2008 Pontiac Grand Prix #1254 17 to choose from$12,200 or $79 7 to choose from . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$10,000 or $60


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