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(860) 928-1818/e-mail: news@villagernewspapers.com                    ‘Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.’                                                             Friday, May 23, 2008

Education                                          Relaying messages of hope                                                                                                      School
budget                                                                                                                                                                            budget
passes                                                                                                                                                                            cuts
   PUTNAM — A small turnout of
80 people showed to vote on the
education budget at the annual
town meeting held May 14 in the
auditorium at Putnam Middle
                                                                                                                                                                                   ANOTHER BOMB
   Before the vote was taken, meet-
ing moderator and Town Attorney
Bill St. Onge opened the floor for                                                                                                                                                     DISCOVERED
discussion. Several people took to
the floor expressing their concern                                                                                                                                                          BY CHENOA PIERCE
                                                                                                                                                                                            VILLAGER STAFF WRITER
and asking pointed questions of
Mayor Robert Viens and Board of                                                                                                                                                      PUTNAM — Budget cuts were a
Finance       Chairman        Tony                                                                                                                                                hot topic at the Board of Education
Falzarano.                                                                                                                                                                        meeting held May 20 in the Library
   Board of Education member                                                                                                                                                      Media Center at Putnam Middle
Michael Morrill was first at the                                                                                                                                                  School.
microphone to comment on the                                                                                                                                                         Less than a week after Putnam res-
education budget.                                                                                                                                                                 idents voted at town meeting to

ly but to approve this,” he said of
   “We have no choice tonight, real-
                                                  AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY EVENT RAISES $600-PLUS                                                                                  approve the $15,675,000 budget, mem-
                                                                                                                                                                                  bers of the board got to see exactly
the budget. “If we deny it, it only                                                                                                                                               what was going to be cut.
would be cut moving further down                          BY CHENOA PIERCE                 Fairgrounds.                              Faucher, co-chair of this year’s                The original proposed budget that
the road.”                                                VILLAGER STAFF WRITER
                                                                                             During the opening ceremo-              event.                                       went before the Board of Finance
   Morrill went on to explain what                  WOODSTOCK — The sun                    ny, a poem written by Dawn                  Faucher, along with Ellis                  (BOF) was for $16,608,326, but was cut
exactly the voters would be approv-               was shining, the sky blue and            Morin about the Relay theme               Farquhar, one of this year’s                 by the BOF by $933,263 after the pub-
ing, should the education budget                  the air alive with excitement as         “Hand in Hand, We Are a                   Survivor Ambassadors, led the                lic hearing held April 23.
be passed as presented that                       the 2008 Northeast Connecticut           Family of Hope” was put to                way in a golf cart at the start of              Superintendent Margo Marvin
evening.                                          Relay for Life kicked off at 11          song by two Relay committee                                                            talked about the adjustments that
                                                  a.m.     at    the   Woodstock           members, according to Pat                           Turn To RELAY, page A14
             Turn To VOTERS, page A9                                                                                                                                                          Turn To BOARD, page A12

Burdick gift provides hospital with high-tech fetal monitor
      NAMED IN
  PUTNAM — Since the hospital
was founded in 1894, Day Kimball
has strived to provide “big city”
healthcare, including the latest
medical applications technology
without losing the small-town
connection to the community. For
most of those very same years,
the Burdick family was leading
hardworking and simple lives
farming their lands in Hampton.
When need be, in times of illness
as well as celebrations of birth,                                                                                                                                                    Courtesy photo & Alison Gray-Smith photo
                                             Above left: From left, Lynn Burdick, Kathy Burdick-LaChance, Jean Burdick, Richard Burdick, Judy Buell, Donald Burdick, Joy Tyler, Marilyn Burdick and Heidi Rondeau. Right:
         Turn To BURDICK, page A13           Mary Ellen Snyder, operations coordinator in the Maternal Health Center, and George Smith, stand next to Day Kimball’s new maternal fetal monitor.

                                             Pearsall shares Putnam rail history with library patrons
                                                       BY CHENOA PIERCE                  Ran Through It.”                            bridge across the Quinebaug River            the last name of Smith-Wilkinson, and
                                                       VILLAGER STAFF WRITER
                                                                                           He explained that in order to under-      near the current bridge that stands in       the first cotton mill was erected in the
                                                PUTNAM — On Saturday, May 17,            stand the railroad activity, one needs to   the area today. Sabin was given 300          town.
                                             the Putnam Public Library hosted a          understand the town’s history, and so       acres of land on the Pomfret side of the       The introduction of mills to the area
                                             program that showcased Putnam’s rail-       he began his lecture with a brief histo-    Quinebaug River if he maintained the         also brought with them families, and
                                             road roots back in the day.                 ry of Putnam and how it came to be. He      bridge for 15 years. One point of fact       homes and shops soon began cropping
                                                Putnam Town Historian William            provided the information without skip-      that Pearsall reminded the audience of       up in the areas. At the time, “almost 800
                                             “Bill” Pearsall hosted the program for      ping a beat or using notes, despite the     was that, at this point, Putnam was          people [were] living in what would
                                             a crowd of around 30 people, which fea-     many names and years he had to              non-existent because the area was still      become Putnam,” said Pearsall.
                                             tured a slideshow presentation that         remember.                                   part of Pomfret and Killingly.                 With families moving into the area,
                                             was maintained by Aspinock                    The lecture started in the year 1690,       Pearsall continued the historic trek       locals began to take notice of a problem
                                             Historical Society Vice President           when Peter Aspinock, a surveyor,            through Putnam’s rich history, noting        that was effecting their welfare: There
                                             Jimmy Cutler.                               stumbled out of what was formerly           that the first gristmill in town was built   was no way for raw materials to come
                                                Pearsall started off his talk by com-    known as New Roxbury, Mass., but is         in the 1740s and, in the 1760s, Benjamin     into the area to be milled or for the
                                             paring the history of Putnam to the         now known as Woodstock, Conn.,              Cargill, for whom Cargill Falls is           products made in the mills to go out.
                                             title of the Brad Pitt film “A River Runs   because he was looking for a faster         named, came to the area and “built             “There needed to be something for a
                                             Through It.” Pearsall said the history      route to Providence from Boston.            some very formidable mills,” to which        better system to get things back and
                      Chenoa Pierce photo                                                  While scouting out his potential          local farmers brought their crops, such      forth,” said Pearsall.
                                             of Putnam would have to be broken up
Putnam Historian William “Bill” Pearsall     into two films, if it were ever to be       route, Aspinock spent a great deal of       as wheat and grain, to be milled. At the       According to Pearsall, the business-
talks to the audience about the              made into a silver screen production,       time helping wagoneers cross the river.     end of the 1700s, the mill rights were       men located in the area during the
wrought iron track pieces used in the        that would be appropriately titled “A         Capt. Sabin followed shortly after        purchased from Cargill by the Rhodes
original railroad tracks that can still be   River Ran Through It” and “A Railroad       Aspinock’s trek and built the very first    family from Rhode Island and a man by                Turn To PEARSALL, page A12
found in Putnam.

            A10-11 — OPINION

            A12 — SPORTS                          LEARNING                                                        CHRONICLES                                                         VILLAGER TRIVIA
            B1 — HOT SPOT                         “GODSPELL” AT                                                       Danenhower                                                     Who was the first female to
            B4 — OBITS                                                                                                                                                             direct a movie that made more
                                                  MARIANAPOLIS                                                       saying goodbye                                                than $100 million?
            B6 CALENDAR                               PAGE A6                                                             PAGE A7                                                    Answer on page 2.
            B7 — RELIGION
A2 •     Friday, May 23, 2008                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     PUTNAM VILLAGER

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    VILLAGER ALMANAC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      QUOTATION                          OF THE                                                               WEEK
                                                                                                                                                                                                              “If we can afford $115,000 increase in the economic devel-
                                                                                                                                                                                                              opment costs in town, I think it’s shameful that we’re cut-
                                                                                                                                                                                                              ting $172,000 from our child’s development. We’re gutting
                                                                                                                                                                                                              the schools and yet this budget represents a cut to real
                                                                                                                                                                                                              people, a cut in positions, and we’re turning Putnam into
                                                                                                                                                                                                              a town that people want to come visit for Riverfires, for
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Opera Al Fresco, for the new Farmer’s Market — all
                                                                                                                                                                                                              which are great ideas — but nobody with a family is going
                                                                                                                              Chenoa Pierce photos                                                            to want to live here because they’re not going to want to
                                                                                                                                                                                                              send their kids to the schools.”
                                                                        RELAY OF HOPE                                                                                                                          — Board of Education member Michael Morrill’s thoughts on the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 raise in economic development costs and the cut in the education
                                                                        Top left: Dancers perform a moving routine at the 2008 Northeast                                                                      budget during the commentary portion of the annual town meeting
                                                                        Connecticut Relay For Life. Right: Members of the 86 person Ellis                                                                                             concerning the Board of Education budget.
                                                                        Tech Screaming Eagles Relay team pose in their hand-painted and
                                                                        made photo booth at the 2008 Relay For Life held at the
                                                                        Woodstock Fairgrounds May 17 and 18. Bottom left: Joe Kunh
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     OPEN              TO        CLOSE
                                                                        (left) and Karl Kunh, members of the Relay team “The Family                                                                                                  PUTNAM TOWN HALL (963-6800)
                                                                        Flock” encourage walkers to “Baaaaaa” as they walk by. The                                                                            Monday through Friday.................................8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
                                                                        Flock, made up of 16 people, raised more than $12,000 for this                                                                        Town Clerk (963-6807):
                                                                        year’s Relay.                                                                                                                         Monday through Friday.................................8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Recordings accepted until 4 p.m.; office occasionally closed
                                                                                                                                                                                                              between noon and 1 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Water Pollution Control Authority (963-6819):
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Monday through Friday .....................................8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Veterans Services ................................................9 to 11 a.m. Friday
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PUTNAM PUBLIC LIBRARY (963-6826)
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Monday through Thursday ..............................10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Friday .............................................................10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Saturday...................................................................10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Story Time: 4 p.m. Mondays, 11 a.m. Thursdays and Fridays
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     PUTNAM POST OFFICE (928-4051)
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Monday through Friday .....................................8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
 Store Hours: Mon-Thurs 9am-10pm • Friday 9am-11pm • Saturday 8am-11pm • Sunday 12pm-5pm                                                                                                                      Saturday .................................................................8:30 a.m. to noon
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Lobby/Post Office Boxes:
  Closed Monday Memorial Day • Prices Effective thru Monday • Check Cashing Now Available                                                                                                                     Monday through Friday ..........................................6 a.m. to 5 p.m.

                 MEMORIAL DAY
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Saturday ....................................................................6 a.m. to 3 p.m.

                 MEMORIAL DAY                                                                                                                                                                                        REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS
                                                     # WINE #                                                                                                                                                  $140,000, 35 Market St., Putnam: Lawrence K. Groh Jr., North
                       All Wine Prices Net • All Wines are 750ml unless otherwise specified                                                                                                                    Grosvenordale, and Michael A. Shabenas, North
               Via Mazzini Pinot Grigio 1.5 ..........................................................$9.99                                                                                                    Grosvenordale, to Erica L. Gardner and Eric Schulman,
               Salmon Creek California Pinot Noir ..................................$6.99 2 for $9.99                                                                                                          Putnam.
               Gascon Malbec (90 pts from Robert Parker) ....................................$10.99                                                                                                            $0, 221 Five Mile River Road, Putnam: John R. Larochelle,
               Liberty Creek All flavors 1.5 Mix & Match ........................$6.99 2 for $10.99                                                                                                            North Grosvenordale, to Lisa M. Larochelle, Putnam.
               Luna Di Luna blue 750 ................................................$9.99 2 for $14.99                                                                                                                                                  .
                                                                                                                                                                                                               $184,289.15, 118 Park St., Putnam: David P Mester, Committee,
               Beringer White Zin, White Merlot, Pinot Grigio 1.5 ..........................$10.99                                                                                                             Hartford, to Bank of New York, as Trustee, with Countrywide
               FoxBrook All flavors, Mix & Match ..................................$3.75 3 for $9.99                                                                                                           Home Loan, Plano, Texas.
               Tomaiolo Pinot Grigio & Chianti ....................................$9.99 2 for $18.99
               Falcon Hill Riesling ......................................................................$5.99
               Vendange White Zinfandel 1.5 ........................................................$7.99                                                                                                                          AT        THE          AUDUBON
                                                     # BEER #
               Coors X-tra Gold 30 pk cans ..........................................................$12.99             +   dep.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Week of May 12:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Bird sightings this week at Connecticut Audubon and
               Bud Light Lime 2-12 pk case ........................................................$19.99               +   dep.                                                                              Wyndham Land Trust properties in the northeast corner of
               Sam Adams 12 pk All Varieties ....................................................$12.99                 +   dep.                                                                              Connecticut: Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Eastern Meadowlark,
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Solitary Vireo, Magnolia Warbler, Blackburnian Warbler, Prairie
               Miller Chill 12 pk..........................................................................$10.99       +   dep.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Warbler, Golden-winged Warbler, Orchard Oriole, Indigo
               Coors Light 20 pk ........................................................................$13.99         +   dep.                                                                              Bunting, Cerulean Warbler, Semipalmated Plover and Least
               Blue Moon Summer Ale 12pk ........................................................$11.99                 +   dep.                                                                              Sandpiper.
               Busch or Busch Lite 20 pk bottles ....................................................$9.99              +   dep.
               Bass Ale 12pk ..............................................................................$11.99       +   dep.
               Becks or Becks Light 12 pk ..........................................................$11.99              +   dep.                                                                                                      QUOTE &TRIVIA
               Stella Artois 12 pk ........................................................................$11.99       +   dep.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               FRONT-PAGE QUOTE: — Helen Keller
               Rolling Rock 20 pk Regular or Light..............................................$13.99                  +   dep.                                                                                                 TRIVIA Answer: Penny Marshall.
               Bud or Bud Lite 18pk cans ............................................................$12.99             +   dep.
               Molson 12 pk All Types Except XXX..............................................$9.99
               Keystone Light 18 pk cans ..............................................................$9.99
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    TOP 10 HARDCOVER FICTION
               Mikes Hard Lemonade 12pk All Varieties ......................................$10.99                      +   dep.                                                                               1. Unaccustomed Earth, Jhumpa Lahiri

                                                  # SPIRITS #
               Smirnoff Vodka 1.75 ..................................................................................$19.99
                                                                                                                                                                                                               2. Careless in Red, Elizabeth George
                                                                                                                                                                                                               3. The Host, Stephenie Meyer
                                                                                                                                                                                                               4. The Miracle at Speedy Motors, Alexander McCall Smith
               Stoli Vodka 1.75........................................................................................$27.99                                                                                  5. The Plague of Doves, Louise Erdrich
               Ketel One Vodka 1.75 ................................................................................$32.99                                                                                     6. Skeletons at the Feast, Chris Bohjalian
               Absolut Vodka 1 liter..................................................................................$22.99                                                                                   7. A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini
               Viking Fjord Vodka 1.75 ................................................................$14.99 after MIR                                                                                        8. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, Junot Diaz
               Finlandia Vodka 1.75 ................................................................................$26.99                                                                                     9. Red Bird, Mary Oliver
               Sobieski Vodka 1.75 ..................................................................................$14.99                                                                                    10. The Whole Truth, David Baldacci
               Bombay Saphire 1.75 ................................................................................$33.99
               Beefeater 1.75 ..............................................................................$14.99 after MIR                                                                                       — The New England Independent Bestseller List, provided by
               New Amsterdam Gin 1.75 ..........................................................................$21.99                                                                                                                         Wonderland Books, Putnam
               Captain Morgan 1.75 ................................................................................$24.99
               Malibu Rum 1.75 ......................................................................................$23.99
               Myers Platimun White Rum 1.75 ................................................................$29.99                                                                                                  TOP 10 PAPERBACK FICTION
               Canadian Mist 1.75 ..................................................................................$14.99                                                                                     1. Water for Elephants, Sara Gruen
               V.O. 1.75 ..................................................................................................$19.99                                                                              2. Loving Frank, Nancy Horan
               Black Velvet 1.75 ......................................................................................$13.99                                                                                  3. The Friday Night Knitting Club, Kate Jacobs
               Crown Royal 750 with glasses ..................................................................$23.99                                                                                           4. The Yiddish Policemen’s Union, Michael Chabon
               Jack Daniels 1.75......................................................................................$36.99                                                                                   5. Divisadero, Michael Ondaatje
               Jim Beam 1.75..........................................................................................$19.99                                                                                   6. Out Stealing Horses, Per Petterson
               Kahlua 750 All Flavors ............................................................................$17.99                                                                                       7. The Gathering, Anne Enright
               Ryans Irish Cream 1.75 ............................................................................$19.99                                                                                       8. Nineteen Minutes, Jodi Picoult
               Goldschlager 750 ......................................................................................$19.99                                                                                   9. The Double Bind, Chris Bohjalian
               Southern Comfort 1.75 ..............................................................................$25.99                                                                                      10. Peony in Love, Lisa See
               Chivas Regal 750 with glasses ................................................................$28.99
               Inverhouse 1.75 ........................................................................................$14.99                                                                                      — The New England Independent Bestseller List, provided by
               Cuervo Gold 1.75 ......................................................................................$31.99                                                                                                                   Wonderland Books, Putnam

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        A CCURACY                             Memorial Day events slated for Sunday, Monday
          WATCH                                      BY MATT SANDERSON
                                                     VILLAGER STAFF WRITER
                                                                                         Morning memorial services
                                                                                      will be performed by the local
                                                                                                                               a.m., there will be a ceremony at
                                                                                                                               Grove Cemetery. Then at 9:30
                                                                                                                                                                          On Monday May 26, the annual
                                                 Parade routes, patriotic colors      veterans’ color guards and their         a.m., the Memorial Day parade
    The Putnam Villager is commit-                                                    auxiliary units in eight memori-         leaves Eastford Elementary               Memorial Day parade starts at 10
                                              and remembering our fallen mil-
                                                                                      al sites in Putnam beginning at          School parking lot. The program          a.m., kicking off at the Pomfret
  ted to accuracy in all its news             itary heroes are the telltale signs
                                                                                                                                                                        Congregational Church. It will
  reports. Although numerous safe-            that Memorial Day weekend is            10 a.m. at Henry Breault’s grave         follows up at Ivy Glenn
                                                                                      in St. Mary’s cemetery the Medal
                                                                                                             ,                 Memorial.                                proceed north up Route 44 and
  guards are in place to ensure accu-         upon        Windham           County.
                                                                                      of Honor recipient.                                                               Route 169 and finishing at the
  rate reporting, mistakes can occur.         Traditionally on the last Monday
                                                                                         Any organization that would                     WOODSTOCK                      Pomfret Commons at the junc-
  Confirmed fact errors will be cor-                  ,
                                              of May people stop to remember
                                                                                      like to participate in the parade                                                 tion of Route 44, Route 169 and
  rected at the top right hand corner         those U.S. men and women who                                                       Buses        leave       Palmer
                                                                                      is welcome to request a position                                                  Route 97. A wreath will be placed
                                              have died while serving their                                                    Auditorium at 8:15 a.m. on
  of page A3 in a timely manner.              country in the military It is a
                                                                          .           in one of the divisions. Please                                                   at the junction for observances to
    If you find a mistake, call                                                                                                         ,
                                                                                                                               Monday May 26, with American             take place. Come early to get a
                                              time of remembering those lost          contact a parade committee               Legion details, Boy and Girl
  (860) 928-1818 during normal busi-                                                  member at 928-9897 or 928-4903.                                                   good spot on the parade route for
                                              lives, but it is also a time of fami-                                            Scouts and buglers to meet with
  ness hours. During non-business                                                        Any veteran who wishes to                                                      the family-fun atmosphere.
                                              ly gatherings, parades and sport-                                                clergy members at cemeteries to
  hours, leave a message in the edi-          ing events. Memorial Day is also        participate in the parade, or any        provide honors.                                     BROOKLYN
  tor’s voice mailbox. The editor will        looked upon as the unofficial           veteran who would like to ride in          At 9 a.m., the buses stop first at
  return your phone call.                     beginning of summer. Here in            a vehicle with fellow veterans,          Elmvale and Bradford Marcy.                 The Memorial Day parade will
                                              the Quiet Corner, local towns are       can call the VFW at 928-9897 after       Then at 9:30 a.m., they will stop        begin at 8:15 a.m. Monday May,
                                              hosting parades and ceremonies          3 p.m. daily to have his or her          at East Woodstock and Bungay       .     26, at the fairgrounds, which is

  PUBLIC MEETINGS                             to commemorate Memorial Day
                                                                                 .    name entered on a roster.
                                                                                         Participating veterans will
                                                                                      gather at the VFW parking lot on
                                                                                                                               At 10 a.m., they stop at North
                                                                                                                               Woodstock and Barlow. Then at
                                                                                                                               10:30 a.m., they stop at Center
                                                                                                                                                                        the corner of Route 169 and
                                                                                                                                                                        Fairgrounds Road Gate. At 8:30
                                                                                                                                                                        a.m., the local VFW will leave for
                                                                                      May 25 at 12:30 p.m. to be               and Quasset. At 10:45 a.m., they         Blackwell’s Brook with Roger
                                                The Memorial Day parade is
             TUESDAY, MAY 27                                                          assigned to vehicles.                    stop at Woodstock Hill and               Engle, master of ceremonies.
                                              this Sunday May 25, and partici-
                                                                                                                               Roseland Lake.                           The National Anthem will be
 Housing Authority, 6 p.m., Housing           pants are to line up at 1 p.m. on                 THOMPSON
                                                                                                                                 At 11 a.m., the parade assem-          played by the Brooklyn Junior
 Authority Office                             Grove Street. The parade starts
                                                                                        Thompson Memorial VFW                  bles in the vicinity of Woodstock        High School band. The invoca-
 Recreation     Commission,     6   p.m.,     at 2 p.m. The parade marshal is
                                                                                      Post 10088 will have its Memorial        Inn and Woodstock Orchards to            tion will be given by Paulette
 Selectmen’s Chambers, Putnam Town            Peter M. LeClair, a war veteran
                                                                                      Day parade on Monday May 26,
                                                                                                               ,               proceed to veterans’ memorials           Harwood.
 Hall                                         who served in the U.S. Army in
                                                                                      and will assemble at 8:45 a.m. at        at Woodstock Hill Common.                   At 9 a.m., the parade will leave
 Library Board, 7 p.m., Putnam Public         Vietnam. LeClair fought with the
                                                                                      the Thompson Town Hall on                  At 11:45 a.m., the memorial ser-       the fairgrounds and proceed
 Library Community Room                       Army’s first cavalry in the
                                                                                      Riverside Drive in North                 vices will begin.                        north on Route 169 to the town
 Planning Commission, 7 p.m., Town Hall       Vietnam central highlands dur-
                                                                                      Grosvenordale. It is open to vet-          Observers are welcome to               center. They will take a left at
 Community Room                               ing 1966 and 1967. He is a life
                                                                                      erans of all wars, and other orga-       attend any and all cemeteries            Mortlake Fire Station to Route 6,
 Board of Finance, 7:30 p.m., Selectmen’s     member of the Veterans of
                                                                                      nizations are also welcome to            where prayers will be offered,           then a right onto Route 6 at Wolf
 Chambers, Putnam Town Hall                   Foreign Wars Post 1523 in
                                                                                      participate.                             wreaths placed, rifle salutes fired      Den Road. A right is then taken
            WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4                                                           Lunch and closing ceremonies           and “taps” being played to honor         at the traffic light to head south
                                                Numerous parade divisions
                                                                                      will be held at noon at the post.        veterans laid to rest at each loca-      in Route 169.
 Inland Wetlands Commission, 7 p.m.,          will consist of area veteran mili-
                                                                                        For more information, contact          tion. All veterans are invited to           The parade will stop in the
 Selectmen’s Chambers, Putnam Town            tary units, local school and visit-
                                                                                      Norm at 923-0171 or Elmer at 928-        join in the parade, either in uni-       vicinity of the Pierce Baptist
 Hall                                         ing bands, musical groups, local
                                                                                      1676.                                    form or civilian attire to remind        Home. After prayer, revel and
                                              civic and community marchers,
                                                                                        Also, VFW Post 10088 and               family and friends of their ser-         “taps,” the parade will continue
              MONDAY, JUNE 9                  and various youth organizations.
                                                                                      Ladies Auxiliary will distribute         vice to their country .                                       ,
                                                                                                                                                                        to South Cemetery circling the
                                              There will also be a huge contin-
 Special Services District, 7 p.m., Putnam                                            poppies from May 19 to May 24 in           In the event of inclement              flagpole area. After a poem and
                                              gent of firefighters represented
 Police Department                                                                    Thompson.                                weather, ceremonies will be held         musical selection, the parade
                                              and a display of vintage vehicles.
                                                                                                                               at the Woodstock Academy Field           will re-form and head back to the
             TUESDAY, JUNE 10                   Participants deserving special
                                                                                                 EASTFORD                      House. There will be free parking        fairgrounds.
                                              mention are Andrew Baryiski
 Redevelopment Agency 8 a.m. Economic
                     ,                                                                                                         courtesy of the Inn at the                  Refreshments will be provided
                                              Sr., a Pearl Harbor survivor;                        ,
                                                                                       On Monday May 26, Eastford
 Development Office                                                                                                            Woodstock Hill. All information          by      the     Mortlake       Fire
                                              Emma Deary, the VFW poppy               will start the national holiday
 Economic Development, 9 a.m., Economic                                                                                        can        be       found         at     Department.
                                              queen; and Barbara Phaneuf, the         with a ceremony at 8:30 a.m. at
 Development Office                           Gold Star mother.                       General Lyon Cemetery. At 9              www.woodstockCT.gov.

                                                                   PUTNAM REPORTER’S NOTEBOOK
       BY CHENOA PIERCE              the 2008-2009 school year.                 tion and exterior painting were all        can expect to find request letters         Council and Daily Bread. A town
                                       • In his report, Cutler men-             opened, no votes were taken                in their mailboxes starting May            meeting to vote on the six pro-
  PUTNAM — The following are         tioned that the bills introduced           because board members felt, due            19.                                        grams has been scheduled follow-
highlights from the Putnam           that      would      require     the       to the variance in numbers pro-              • Mark your calendars: A public          ing the hearing at 7:30 p.m. on that
Board of Selectmen’s meeting         Department of Public Utility               vided by the bid responders,               hearing has been scheduled for             date.
held May 19 at Town Hall. Due to a   Control (DPUC) to regulate tip-            Beausoleil should take a look at           6:45 p.m. Monday, June 2, at in the          Chenoa Pierce may be reached at
family emergency, Mayor Robert       ping fees at burn plants and ash           the bids and decide which would            Selectmen’s Chambers at Putnam             (860) 928-1818, ext. 112, or by e-mail
G. Viens was not in attendance       landfills did not make it through          be the best deal before selectmen          Town Hall for public testimony             chenoa@villagernewspapers.com.
and the meeting was moderated        the General Assembly session.              make any final decisions.                  and comment on the six
by Deputy Mayor Richard “Peter”      According to his report, both of             • The first batch of letters             proposed Neighborhood
Place.                               the bills “died and were never con-        requesting an interior inspection          Assistance Act programs                                   Free Estimates
  • Selectman Fred Hedenberg         sidered.” Cutler thanked Senate            as part of the re-evaluation               — Cady-Copp Cottage, the
sent a letter to the board request-  President Pro Tempore Donald               process have gone out to residents         Bradley         Playhouse,                                508-347-2305
ing that it look into setting a noiseWilliams (D-Brooklyn), state Rep.          on the west side of the Special            Putnam and East Putnam                                       Closets
ordinance, after he and his wife     Shawn       Johnston       (D-North        Services district, according to a          Fire Departments, Putnam                                   Home Offices
have received several complaints     Grosvenordale) and Viens for               letter from Town Assessor Rande            P.R.I.D.E., the Interfaith                                   Garages
about the nightly noise levels in    their continued efforts in killing         Chmura,       and
the Special Services district. The   the bills.                                 inspections are

                                                                                                                            BROOKLYN AG DAYS
genesis for the action, he said, was   • The board voted to appoint             s c h e d u l e d
taken from the town of Norwich, a    Eddie Lessard to the Housing               between 8:30 a.m.
town also looking into implement-    Authority to fill a vacant seat with       and 4 p.m. on
ing a noise ordinance. Hedenberg
stated he brought it before the
                                     a term to expire Oct. 31 of this
                                                                                weekdays, dur-
                                                                                ing the morning
                                                                                                                             Old Traditions • New Beginnings
board to spark interest and get        • The bid for catch basin clean-         on      Saturdays
some more information on the         ing was awarded to TrueAxe,                June 7 and 21,
noise issue in town, in order to
find out just how critical it is and
                                     pending approval from Public
                                     Works Director Jerry Beausoleil.
                                                                                and all day on
                                                                                Saturday, June
                                                                                                                                                 June 7 & 8, 2008
go from there once the informa-      Though bids for equipment rental,          14. Residents on         Brooklyn Fair Grounds, Rte. 169, Brooklyn, CT
tion is collected and reviewed.      masonry cleaning, replacement of           the east side of
  •    In    his    report,    Town  asphalt shingled roof, vinyl siding        the       Special           Gates open at 8am • Events start at 10am
Administrator Doug                   installation, rubber roof installa-        Services District
Cutler said he has                                                                                     Admission $5 (12 yrs & under FREE) • FREE PARKING
attended a number of
                                                                                                                      Saturday Events:                                          Sunday Events:
meetings regarding
the start of a wellness                          Antiques Marketplace                               • Antique Tractor Pull • Pedal Pull • Oxen Pull                          • Garden Tractor Pull
program for school
                                    TIQUES#                                                         • Pleasure Horse & Gymkhana Show
employees. The com-                                  109 Main St & Route 44                                                                                                  • Draft Horse Show
mittee for the project                                 Putnam, CT 06260                             5pm - Chicken BBQ                                                        • Brooklyn Idol
has met with school                                                                                 6pm - Benefit Auction                                                    • Draft Horse Pull
representatives,      as                                 (860) 928-0442                             7pm - Arizona Maid (Southern Rock Band)
well as representa-
tives from the library,
WPCA and the town                                        Open 7 Days: 10 - 5                                                    Events Taking Place Both Days:
to discuss the pro-                                       22,000 square feet                                     Antique Tractor Show & Swap Meet • Working Steers • Food
gram. The committee,
which has also adopt-         MARKETPLACE                  Over 200 dealers
                                                                                                              Antique Farm Equipment & Working Exhibits • Kids Rides & Games
ed a mission state-                                                                                              Tractor & Hay Rides • Free Finger Printing by CT State Police
ment and goals, is                                         (exit 97, I 395)                                                Fire Demonstrations by Mortlake Fire Co.
looking to have the
program up and run-                                                                                                            For questions, please contact
ning by the start of     Visit our web site: www.antiquesmarketplace.com                                                       Marie Exley at (860) 564-4106
A4 •        Friday, May 23, 2008                                                                                                                                                                                                PUTNAM VILLAGER

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Zero Energy Homes are powerhouses                                                                                                                         WHAT IS IT?
        oug and I have already fig-
        ured out what to spend our                         OUR
        $1,200 Economic Stimulus tax
rebate on — a single tank of heating                      BETTER
oil. Unfortunately at $4.59 a gallon,
$1,200 will not quite fill the 275-gal-                   NATURE
lon tank at This Old House.
   Skyrocketing oil, electric and                           BET
propane prices have spurred interest                     ZIMMERMAN
and research in the area of energy
conservation. One of the newest con-
cepts is a Zero Energy Home. These        hermal heat pumps; pro-
uber-green buildings actually pro-        grammable thermostats;
duce as much or more energy than          airtight, super-insulated
they consume each year. A net-meter       walls; and advanced sen-
allows surplus power to flow back         sors and controls reduce
into the energy grid. The homeown-        energy use even further.
er then sells the extra kilowatts they      Since these houses are
generate to the utility.                  “tighter,” indoor environ-                                    Bet Zimmerman photo
                                          mental air quality is an At today’s prices, it could cost $1,265 to fill a 275-gal-
                                                                                                                                              CONTEST ENTRY FORM May 23, 2008
   There is no magic involved. Every
aspect of the house’s design, con-        important consideration. lon tank of heating oil. Some researchers and archi-                                         Deadlihe: May 29, 2008
struction and equipment is married        To manage moisture and tects are beating the skyrocketing costs of energy by
with energy-efficient, commercially-      mold, advanced ventila- building homes that produce as much or more energy
available technology This includes
                      .                   tion systems are integrat- than they use.                                                    My guess for this week's photo is: _________________
the building itself; heating, cooling     ed with heating and cool-
and ventilation systems; hot water;       ing systems and no-com-
                                          bustion or sealed combustion            tion. It also means big savings. Per                   Answer to last week’s photo: Logo on Pomfret School sign
appliances and lighting. The result is                                            household, miscellaneous energy
a house that uses up to 54 percent        mechanical systems. Moisture barri-
                                          ers are installed in crawl spaces and   costs associated with plasma TVs,
less energy than a conventional                                                   DVRs, computers, faxes and printers,                    Who wants $25 cash in their pocket? Anyone?
house.                                    basements, and CO2 is monitored.
                                            All appliances are Energy Star®.      etc., are going up 3.5 percent per year.
   These houses employ passive heat-
                                          Lighting is 90 percent fluorescent.     Every time the cost of utilities rises,                          The Villager has it to give.
ing     and     cooling     principles.                                           so will the savings from a Zero
Overhanging eaves and awnings             Water is conserved with low-flow
                                                                                  Energy Home.
                                                                                                                                          Enter ‘What is It?’ now for your chance to win!
deflect the hot summer sun while          faucets, showerheads and toilets;
                                          irrigation controllers; cisterns that     Zero Energy Homes are already
welcoming lower-angle winter sun.                                                 being built for as little as $100,000                Name________________________________________
Most windows face south. Windows          collect rainwater and by recirculat-
                                          ing cooled water back to the water      and as much as $1,000,000. If demand
are also recessed and placed to
                                          heater.                                 increases and these houses go into                   Address______________________________________
enhance cross ventilation. High per-                                              mass production, construction costs
                                            For a project like this, it is essen-
formance, glazed, double-paned glass
                                          tial to use experienced contractors     will drop, making an eco-friendly                    State_______Zip_______ Telephone#_____________
filled with argon gas is used.                                                    home a feasible alternative to con-                  Please mail your entry form to the Villager Newspapers, 107 Providence St., Putnam, Conn.
   But that’s not all. A photovoltaic     who know how to install the
                                                                                  ventional construction.                              06260, attn: Editor, or drop off to the office at 107 Providence St. (The Belding Mill
system harvests energy from the           advanced, state-of-the-art equip-
                                                                                                                                       Complex) in Putnam. You may also fax your entry to (860) 928-5946. All photos are of
sun. The solar panels are mounted         ment. It is also necessary to inspect                                                        sights seen in and around Brooklyn, Killingly, Putnam, Thompson, Woodstock, Pomfret
                                          and test all equipment for proper         Bet Zimmerman is a certified envi-
on a vented roof made of reflective                                               ronmental professional and a mem-                    and Eastford. Responses must identify the subject and where it can be seen. Answers will
metal. Solar systems can be integrat-     operation after installation.                                                                be given the following week in the Putnam Villager, Thompson Villager and Woodstock
                                            These houses are comfortable          ber of the Woodstock Conservation
ed with tankless water heaters and                                                Commission. See archived articles at                 Villager. At the end of each month, all entry forms with the correct answer will be included
closed-loop water systems. Ductwork       because temperatures fluctuate less.                                                         in a random drawing. One lucky winner will receive $25! Good luck!
                                          Less energy use means less pollu-       www.ourbetternature.org.
is sealed with mastic. Modified geot-

                                                 NEWS BRIEF
                                                     Bryant said that first-, second-, third- and      test guidelines, please call the center at 963-            Gymnastics, Office Depot, The Shop, Putnam
 PRIDE sponsoring                                  fourth-place winners will be selected in each
                                                   age group. Winners will receive prizes rang-
                                                                                                       6940. Prizes for the contest have been donat-
                                                                                                       ed by Putnam Supermarket, Peter D. Deary           ,
                                                                                                                                                                  Recreation and Finders Keepers.

 poster contest                                    ing in worth from $25 to $100, depending on
                                                   winner placement.
                                                                                                       Edward         Allard,
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   PUTNAM        —    Putnam’s      Drug-Free
                                                   design their poster keeping in mind the ben-        Travel, King Cadillac-
 Coalition, PRIDE, is holding its first annual     efits of being alcohol- and drug-free, such as      GMC, Deary Electric
 Drug and Alcohol Awareness Poster Contest,        success in school, making good decisions,           and      Renovations,
 open to all Putnam students in kindergarten
 through grade 12, including home-schooled
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 The Youth Advisory Board is comprised of          Putnam Family Resource Center. To obtain            Chevrolet, Midtown
 20 student representatives from all Putnam        additional information or copies of the con-        Fitness,       Deary’s
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A6 •      Friday, May 23, 2008                                                                                                                                                                     PUTNAM VILLAGER

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Putnam High School                                    PUTNAM SCHOOLS
Monday May 26: Memorial Day; no school.
Tuesday May 27: Putnam’s special pizza,
          ,                                                 HONOR ROLL
garden salad, 100 percent fruit juice, fruit,
milk.                                                               GRADE 12
Wednesday, May 28: Buffalo chicken                 High honors: Lauren Briere, Daniel Cotnoir,
chunks, oven potatoes, steamed carrots, din-     Thomas Deslauriers, Ashley Gosselin, Jessica
ner roll, fruit, milk.                           Janczyk, Labrini Kridzelis, Heather McDonald,
Thursday May 29: Soft taco with seasoned
            ,                                    Joshua Mousseau, Meaghan Peterson.
beef, lettuce, tomato, cheese and salsa;           First honors: Maria Casko, Amanda Coderre,
refried beans; Spanish rice; fruit; milk.        Douglas Daigneault, Andrew Doiron, Amanda
Friday May 30: Italian sub with pepperoni,
        ,                                        Flick, Travis Godley, Daniel Gomes, Danielle
ham, salami, cheese, lettuce, tomato and         Holman, Kellie Hoover, Venesia Hurtubise,
onion; fresh vegetable sticks; 100 percent       Andrew Maher, Victoria Montefusco, Crystal
fruit juice; fruit; milk.                        Morlock, Jennifer Nelson, Hope Perfetto,
                                                 Samantha Perron, Joseph Poissant, Tyler Shaw,
                                                 Robyn Webster, Stacey Zamaites.
Putnam Middle,                                     Second honors: Randi Jo Barton, Josie Boska,
                                                 Zachary Briere, Hannah Broughton, John Paul
                                                 Caron, Derek Cloutier, Ashley Collette, Michelle
Elementary schools                               Gaimari, Joey Hamblin, John Herlihy, Seth Kelly,
                                                 Lauren Konicki, Nicholas Labonte, Sean
Monday May 26: Memorial Day; no school.
         ,                                       Lamoureux, Andrea Mullen, Brandi Poirier,
                                                 Robert Poissant, Sarah Rickaby, Kristopher
Tuesday May 27: Zesty orange chicken,
                                                 Rogers, Nikki Rzeznikiewicz, Shawna Salce,
steamed rice, steamed broccoli, roll, fruit,
                                                 Storm Skinner, Sergino St. Felix, Jillian Stadig,
milk.                                            Sean Stocks, Justine Taylor, Tiffany Van Leeuwen,
Wednesday, May 28: Ham and cheese                Cynthia Vandermark, Cathelina Waldron,
grinder with lettuce and tomato, Goldfish        Ashlynne Wojcik.                                                                                                                              Courtesy photos
crackers, fresh vegetable sticks, fruit, milk.
Thursday May 29: Sloppy Joe on a roll,
           ,                                                        GRADE 11
oven potatoes, steamed green beans, fruit,
                                                    High honors: Brian Gardner, Shayna Gilman,
                                                                                                         UNDER A SPELL
milk.                                            Brandy Hall, Sara Lawrence, Samantha Withers,
Friday May 30: Putnam’s special pizza with
       ,                                                                                                 THOMPSON — The Marianapolis Preparatory School Drama Club presented “GODSPELL,” the
                                                 Anna Zaytsev.                                           musical, on May 15 and 16 before standing-room-only crowds. The energetic play included award-
assorted toppings, garden salad, fruit, milk.       First honors: Emily Barnes, Aubrey-lynn              winning musical numbers, humor and cleverly choreographed scenes acting out the Gospel of St.
                                                 Briere, Mark Cerasiello, Gabrielle Cimino, Seyda        Matthew. The cast spent two months rehearsing the intricate dance and vocal numbers, with
                                                 Ekinci, Desirae Glaude, Allison Howland, Sara
St. Mary School                                  Jean-Louis, Yevgeny Krivosheev, David Labeck,
                                                 Jill Mccormick, Desirae Murphy, Kelli O’Brien,
                                                                                                         cast members doing double duty as various subjects in the parables. The production was direct-
                                                                                                         ed and music-directed by Bob Sloat, with choreography by Leslie Snow. Cast members were Zach
                                                                                                         Dombrowski as Jesus, Josh Bogner, Dominique DuFresne, Christine Freije, Lillian Irwin, Alan
Monday May 26: Memorial Day; no school.
          ,                                      Kelsey Rybacki.                                         Kariuki, Zachary Langevin, Andrea LaRose, Ashley Niemiec, Angelica Pascone and Maura Rabuffo.
                                                    Second honors: Sean Albee, Adam Chizen,
Tuesday May 27: Build your best burger
                                                 Maranda Fontaine, Kelly Hollingworth, Veronica
(choice of cheese, lettuce, tomato), chips,
                                                 Larocque, Crystal Martin, Ariel Pelletier, Brad       First honors: Jonathan Compagnone, Brianna         Hollingworth, Monica Phongsa, Leslie Prunier,
fruit, milk.                                     Perron, Paige Purdon, Jessica Simpson, Kiahna
Wednesday May 28: Pork patty mashed
              ,                   ,                                                                  King, Sagan Leidemer, Hillary Phillips, Allison      Shelby Rathbun, Ryan Stocks, Samantha
                                                 Torres, Erin Van Dam, Robert Waldron, Kyle          Royer, Anna Yaovleva.                                Thompson, Taylor Trudeau.
potatoes and gravy green beans, fruit, milk.     White, Matthew Wilson, Erik Yargeau, Tatyana
Thursday May 29: Pancakes, hash brown,
            ,                                                                                          Second honors: Jennifer Adams, Stephanie             Second honors: Sherry Deslauriers, Shannon
                                                 Zaytsev.                                            Baumuller, Brooke Collette, Cierra Collins,          Doyle, Furkan Ekinci, Ashley Espinosa, Koralee
sausage, fruit, juice, milk.
Friday May 30: Cheese or bacon pizza, veg-
        ,                                                           GRADE 10                         Chelsea Desreuisseau, Dominic DiDonato, Austin       Ford, Jaylin Greene, Jake Hachey, Krystina Lewis,
                                                                                                     Dodd, Corey Doucette, Regan Guillot, Norman          Brandie Masztal, Samuel Moody, Gabrielle
gie sticks, fruit, juice, milk.                    High honors: Brittany Bousquet, Briana Dore,      Henry, Kaitlyn Janos, Chelsea Key, Johanna Kolat,    Nabozny, Ilea Peckham, Destanie Tomer, Nikolas
                                                 Douglas Henry, Gabrielle Robinson.                  Jenna Lafleur, Katherine Lamoureux, Amanda           Woznicki.
                                                   First honors: Shawn Brodeur, Kevin Davis,         Morrison, Coranna Sasinowski.
Harvard H. Ellis Tech                            Jessica Gaugh, Amanda Masztal, Joshua Rice,
                                                 Peter Sabourin, Kayla Salvas, Andrew Senecal,                          GRADE 8
                                                                                                                                                                                  GRADE 6
                                                                                                                                                            First honors: Briana Baillargeon, Farrah
Monday May 26: Memorial Day; no school.
          ,                                      Lesley Snay, Alyce Viens, Jonathan Waldron,           First honors: Gunnar Andersen, Hilary              Belliveau, Andrew Bowen, Mindy Comeau,
Tuesday May 27: Chef ’s choice, vegetable,
          ,                                      Aimee-Rose Willett.                                 Edwards, Brianna Hill, Justin Howland, Marina        Gabrielle Cournoyer, Mykayla DeCosta, Makenzie
fruit, milk.                                       Second honors: John Abreu, Christopher            Janczyk, Kristen Pempek, Emma Perlwitz, Haley        DePetrillo, Tristan Desilets, Joseph Hill, Joshua
                                                 Collette, Mathew Daigneault, Aaron Etheridge,       Perron, Michela Purdon, Valentina Zaytseva.          Holmes, Sidney Husson, Emily Keith, Jeremiah
Wednesday May 28: Turkey or beef hot dog
                                                 Brittany Gaugh, Alyssa Harmon, Nikole Laberge,        Second honors: Nicholas Carvalho, Connor           Knipe, Madeline LeDuc, Zachary Roethel, Andrea
in a bun (2), baked beans, apple, milk.
                                                 Ali LaPlante, Edward Marsh, Sabrina Mayo,           Fagan, Maeve Hannon, Courtney Lavoie, Chase          Rumrill, Abigail Thompson.
Thursday May 29: Sloppy Joe on a wheat
            ,                                    Danielle Poirier, Luis Reyes, Heather Richardson,
roll, oven-baked fries, peaches, milk.                                                               Lessard, Kyle Penrod, Dino Porcic, Jonathan            Second honors: Jasmine Aldarawcheh, Connor
                                                 Jonathan Robinson, Alicia Sanzi, Brenna Smith,      Williams.                                            Corey, Jacob Fafard, Tanya Flick, Tylor Genest,
Friday May 30: Pizza with cheese or ham-
        ,                                        Jessica Smith, Lisa Sylvia, Nicole Tower, Olga
burger topping, garden salad, assorted fruits,                                                                                                            Brandy Hebert, Romina Jimenez, Makenzi Kaylor,
                                                 Yakovleva, Hannah Zinsky.                                              GRADE 7                           Tiffany LaFrance, Katie Maddalena, Jeremy
                                                                    GRADE 9                            First honors: Abigail Allard, Dominique Curtis     Mason, Connor McNulty, Ryan Peterson, Sidney
                                                                                                     Charbonneau, Jacqueline Davis, Abraham               Robinson, Eric Syrjala, Kristen Vanscoy, Kyle
                                                   High honors: Erin Konicki, Eleanor Prunier.       Glaude, Jessica Hanton, Cedar Hayes, Rachel          Verrette, Jessica Walker.

                                                                                           THE FOOT GROUP
               The family of Pauline Dragon would like to
          thank everyone that was involved in the care of
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                                                                                                 Wound Care • Diabetes Care
          to the family.                                                                          Diabetes Shoes • Bunions
               A special thank you to Gilman-Valade                                    Hammertoes • Warts • Ingrown Nails • Heel Pain
          Funeral Home and staff, as well as St. Joseph’s                      Cryosurgery • 3D Gait Analysis • Custom Inserts • Sports Medicine
          Church for the service.                                                            For an Appointment please call

                                                                                                                                                                     Shared Living/
                                                                                                                                                                 Specialized Home Care
                                                                                                                                                              Families/Homes needed to care for adults or chil-
                                                                                                                                                              dren with special needs. The Community Training
                                                                                                                                                              Home (CTH) program of the State Of Connecticut,
                                                                                                                                                              Department Of Developmental Services (DDS),
                                                                                                                                                              North Region, is seeking individuals or families who
                                                                                                                                                              are motivated by the desire to help others. As a CTH
                                                                                                                                                              provider, you and your home will be licensed by
                                                                                                                                                              DDS to provide up to two individuals with mental
                                                                                                                                                              retardation, a safe home and daily living assistance.
                                                                                                                                                              DDS is recruiting in the greater Northeast area of
                                                                                                                                                              Connecticut and in the Willimantic/greater
        Rummage Sale and Flea Market will be held from                                                                                                        Willimantic areas. All inquiries are welcome and we
                          11 AM - 7 PM                                                                                                                        have a special need for bi-lingual or Spanish speak-
                                                                                                                                                              ing providers. CTH families/homes are paid a stan-
       Oil Paintings by Demi Lakatzis will be on sale in the                                                                                                  dard tax-exempt room & board rate and receive a
                         Hellenic Center                                                                                                                      tax-exempt service stipend to meet the needs of
                                                                                                                                                              placed individuals. The licensing process includes
                                                                                                                                                              background and reference checks, a Home Study
                                                                                                                                                              and training that are all completed by DDS.
                                                                                                                                                              Interested persons please call Bonnie at 1-800-558-
                                                                                                                                                              9527 ext 2538 or 860-263-2538.
PUTNAM VILLAGER                                                                                                                                                                                                             Friday, May, 23, 2008            • A7

Danenhower says goodbye to hospital after 34 years
          BY CHENOA PIERCE                                                                                                                                                                    “My wife and I like to travel [and] we’re
   PUTNAM — Dr. Garfield “Woody”
                                         QUIET CORNER CHRONICLES                                                                                                                              looking forward to more travel time. I enjoy
                                                                                                                                                                                              gardening, being outside [and] I’m looking
Danenhower came to Putnam in                DR.   GARFIELD “WOODY” DANENHOWER                                                                                                                 forward to more outside daylight time.”
October 1973 as a pediatric doctor at                                                                                                                                                           Looking back, Danenhower said it has
Day Kimball Hospital, and after 34                                                                                                                                                            been an honor being part of the Day
years, he has retired from the place that pro-       The most important of these changes,                                                                                                     Kimball family .
vided him with his first clinical community        in Danenhower’s opinion, is the                                                                                                              “It’s been a privilege to be a part of so
practice experience.                               “advance and the variety of immuniza-                                                                                                      many lives and share so many experiences
   “I finished a residency in pediatrics at the    tions that we offer and, actually that are                                                                                                 with people and get to know so many really
University of Utah and then spent two years        being required now for children,” he                                                                                                       fine people,” he said. “I think we have a
as an Army pediatrician. In those days it          said. “The use of immunizations — vac-                                                                                                     very exceptionally fine medical community
was sort of obligatory, and those two years        cines — to prevent illness has become a                                                                                                                                 .
                                                                                                                                                                                              here for a small community I think we do
were in Bangkok, Thailand,” he recalled.           huge piece of healthy childhood now.”                                                                                                      very well in terms of medical care and
   Danenhower rooted his family in Putnam            He added, “I would see the use of vac-                                                                                                   practice here.”
after that. “We came directly here to Day          cines continue to expand and I would                                                                                                         Danenhower said that since he joined the
Kimball Hospital from Bangkok, Thailand,”          expect it to expand into the adult popu-                                                                                                   Day Kimball family in 1973, he’s always
he said.                                           lation more and more as well.”                                                                                                             been impressed by the hospital staff.
   Readjusting to American life after living         Danenhower’s favorite part about                                                                                                           “The hospital team … are just really fine
overseas was a “shock,” according to               being a pediatrician, he said, was inter-                                                                                                  people to work with,” he said. “Nursing
Danenhower.                                        acting with his patients and helping                                                                                                       staff, administrative staff and just the gen-
   “It was very different,” he said. “It was a     them feel good about themselves.                                                                                                           eral focus being on the patient and what the
cultural experience going to Thailand and            “I think the interaction with the chil-                                                                                                  patient needs and people’s willingness to
adjusting, and it was a cultural experience        dren themselves and being able to do                                                                                                       give up personal time [and] personal hours
coming here as well.”                              something that usually helped them,                                                                                                        to deal with an anticipated problem. …
   Danenhower said he chose the field of           reassured them, made them feel better,                                                                                                     That’s the one thing that’s always
pediatrics when deciding upon a career             that helped give them an environment                                                                                                       impressed me about the people at the hos-
because he felt that it was the most reward-       that they and they’re parents could feel                                                                                                   pital.”
ing.                                               comfortable with — that the problem
   “I think it is one of the most optimistic       was going to get solved or resolved for                                                                           Do you know someone who has made a dif-
fields of all the medical specialties, I would     them,” he said.                                                                                                 ference in the community, owns a unique
say, and I guess, in my own way of thinking,         That being said, interacting with his                                                                         business, or has an interesting story to tell? If
probably the most gratifying in that you’re        patients is also going to be the thing                                                                          you think that person should be featured in a
seeing young lives develop and hopefully           Danenhower will miss most now that                                                                              profile, let us know! Send all profile ideas
                                                   he’s retired.
move forward in really positive ways,” he                                                                                                           Courtesy photo and contact information to chenoa@vil-
said. “Being able to contribute to that              “I think any physician will tell you it’s                                                                     lagernewspapers.com or call Chenoa Pierce
                                                   the patient interaction that they really                         Dr. Garfield “Woody” Danenhower
process was very appealing.”                                                                                                                                       directly at (860) 928-1818, ext. 112.
   Since starting in the field of pediatrics,      like and that it’s becoming an increas-
Danenhower has seen a variety of changes           ingly small portion of medicine these
occur in the medical field.                        days,” he said.
                                                     The reason for the minimal interaction                 In April, Day Kimball hospital announced
   “I think it’s changed in the same way that
                                                   these days, according to Danenhower, is                Danenhower’s retirement from its staff
most medicine has changed,” he said. “The
                                                   paperwork.                                             after 34 years of service. He was honored
technical capacity to make diagnoses and
                                                     “The demands for extraneous paperwork,               with a captain’s chair that was inscribed
understanding illnesses and treat illnesses
                                                   the requirement to spend more time work-               with the years of his service and official
has expanded tremendously, and so, in the
                                                   ing on health payment systems, meeting reg-            citations from the town of Putnam and the
years that I’ve practiced pediatrics, I’ve seen
                                                   ulatory requirements, documenting…,” he                Connecticut General Assembly for his work.
a significant change from simply using your
                                                   said. “It certainly seems excessive in the               In honor of his retirement, hospital staff
clinical resources and skills to a large
                                                   amount of paperwork that has to be done                threw a party for Danenhower that was held
dependence on laboratory testing, special
                                                   just because it’s there, and it takes a lot of         at the Gold Eagle Restaurant in Dayville
procedures and what not.”
                                                   time away from clinical time and energy     .”         April 16.
   These changes have brought about the
                                                     On Dec. 31, 2007, Danenhower officially                Now that he’s retired, Danenhower said
expectation that, since the technology is out
                                                   retired from practicing pediatrics, some-              he is looking forward to having more time to
there, it must be used in the field.
                                                   thing he said he had officially announced              spend with his family, for his hobbies and
   “I think that this reflects not only the
                                                   about six weeks prior to that date. He said            for travel.
capacity to do it, but the expectation that
                                                   that his plan had always been to retire at the           “Having a chance to spend more time with
you should do it,” he said. “[Doctors] use a
                                                   age of 65 to pursue other interests.                   family, children and grandchildren, having
lot of lab resources and a lot of testing
                                                     He called his retirement “a commitment               the time to do so many things that I’ve been
resources to … support your clinical impres-
                                                   point to draw one career to an end” and,               off for such a long time; catching up,” he
                                                   hopefully, start another.                              said of what he’s most looking forward to.

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A8 •           Friday, May 23, 2008                                                                                                                                                                                                            PUTNAM VILLAGER

                                                                      QUIET CORNER ROUND-UP
                                                                             environment.                                             Senior Dance                                            for Thompson residents and $64 for non-resi-
Safin is hospital’s                                                             Suzanne Gervais, practice manager for the
                                                                             Pediatric Center, said, “Karen’s individual
                                                                                                                                      from 7 to 10
                                                                                                                                      p.m. May 28 at
                                                                                                                                                                                              dents. After June 11, the price is $61 for resi-
                                                                                                                                                                                              dents and $69 for non-residents.
May employee                                                                 commitment to our group effort at the
                                                                             Pediatric Center helps make us a great team.
                                                                                                                                      the     Putnam
                                                                                                                                      Lodge of Elks.
                                                                                                                                                                                                Download registration materials from the
                                                                                                                                                                                              Thompson Recreation Web site at
                                                                             Karen always comes in with a smile and a                   Stone     and                                         www.thompsonrec.org,          stop    by    the
  PUTNAM — Karen Safin, LPN, of the                                                           .
                                                                             bundle of energy When it comes to problem                Vangel      and                                         Thompson Town Hall or call the Recreation
Pediatric Center, has been selected as Day                                                                   A
                                                                             solving, you will often hear, ‘ sk Karen.’               their complete                                          Office at (860) 923-9440 to have a form mailed.
                     Kimball Hospital’s May                                  Karen wears many hats on our team, and her               DJ service are
                     Employee of the Month.                                  willingness to help anyone and anything that             from         the
                       The Employee Council, a                               is asked of her makes her a true asset to the            We b s t e r,
                     group of 20 hospital repre-
                     sentatives, selected Safin
                                                                             Pediatric Center.”                                       Mass., area and
                                                                                                                                                             Photo courtesy of Jim Goodwin      PET OF THE WEEK: MAX
                                                                                Safin’s hobbies include reading, knitting             many are famil- Local seniors dance at the April
                     as the employee of the                                  and dancing. She currently resides in                    iar with their Senior Dance held at the
                     month after reviewing var-                              Pomfret Center with her husband of 27 years              great sounds of Putnam Lodge of Elks.
                     ious nominations from                                   and has two daughters.                                   swing,      jazz,
                     hospital management.                                                                                             rock and dance music.
                       “The Pediatric Center
      Courtesy photo has been a wonderful                                    Elks hosting NYC trip                                      The dances are held the fourth Wednesday
                                                                                                                                      of each month from March through October
 Karen Safin, LPN place to work,” Safin said.                                                                                         from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Lodge and are free for
                     “I am honored to be cho-                                   The Danielson Elks 1706 is hosting a bus
                                                                                                                                      seniors. The dances are sponsored by Day
sen as the Employee of the Month. I really                                                                   ,
                                                                             trip to New York City Saturday June 21.
                                                                                                                                      Kimball Hospital Homemakers, The Center
enjoy what I do and will continue to work as                                    Take a day to get away and see the Empire
                                                                                                                                      for Healthy Aging and Christopher Heights
hard tomorrow as I have every other day    .”                                                                  ,
                                                                             State Building, Statue of Liberty Ellis Island,
                                                                                                                                      Assisted Living.
  Safin joined Day Kimball in 1974 as an                                     Ground Zero, St. Patrick’s Cathedral,
                                                                                                                                        For more information, call Cecelia Bray at
LPN, after attending Windham Regional                                        Rockefeller Center, Madison Square Garden,
                                                                                                                                      Christopher Heights at (508) 949-0400 or
Vocational Technical School. She provided                                    the United Nations building, the NBC studio,
                                                                                                                                      Susan Esons at Day Kimball Homemakers at

direct patient care for 10 years on the                                      Toys R Us and Macy’s.                                                                                                    oor Max is alone and grieving in a
                                                                                                                                      (860) 928-5441.                                                 cage! This gentle boy was adopted
Medical/Surgical Unit, the Maternal Child                                       The bus will leave Danielson at 6:30 a.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      from the shelter last year and
Health Unit and the Pediatric Center.
  Taking a break at that point, Safin
remained per diem at Day Kimball Hospital
                                                                             and then from New York City at 5:30 p.m. Cost
                                                                             is $38 per person, and the bus will fill fast. For
                                                                             more information, call (860) 774-9775.
                                                                                                                                      Yoga classes June 18                                     became the beloved companion of a nice
                                                                                                                                                                                               couple who loved him dearly Sadly they ,
in addition to working at the Danielson                                                                                           THOMPSON — The Thompson Recreation                           died in a car crash last week and Max is
Medical Associates until the year 2001 when
she accepted a position in the Hospital’s
                                                                             Senior dance May 28                               Commission is sponsoring gentle yoga class-
                                                                                                                               es on Wednesdays from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. for
                                                                                                                                                                                               back at the shelter as none of their family
                                                                                                                                                                                               members could take in this lost boy Max is
                                                                                                                                                                                               a friendly and sweet adult tuxedo kitty who
Pediatric Center.                                                                                                              eight weeks beginning June 18.
                                                                         PUTNAM — Ron Stone on saxophone and                                                                                   loves people, but is not happy to be at the
  Safin is described by her colleagues as an                                                                                      Classes will be held at the Thompson
                                                                      flute and Greg Vangel on trumpet will play                                                                               shelter surrounded by other cats. If you
experienced nurse with the ability to flaw-                                                                                    Library/Community Center on Route 12 in
                                                                      the music at the next                                                                                                    have room in your home and heart to give
lessly handle multiple tasks in a demanding                                                                                                             North Grosvenordale.
                                                                                                                                                        The     instructor     is              Max another chance at a loving family       ,
                                                                                                                                                                                               then come meet Max, as he would love to
                                                     Just A Thought                                      TILLINGHAST           Start Right, Start Here.
                                                                                                                                                        Kristen Minio.
                                                                                                                                                           Gentle yoga is a slow
                                                                                                                                                        flowing Hatha yoga
                                                                                                                                                                                               have a family again!
                                                                                                                                                                                                  You may visit Max and his friends at the
                                                           by Paul Lynn                                                                                                                        NECCOG Shelter, located 1.4 miles north of
                                                  illustrations by Rick LaMarre                              BUILDING & HOME CENTER                     class with gentle tran-
                                                                                                                                                        sitions between pos-
                                                                                                                                                                                               Route 101 on Route 12 in Dayville (tele-
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                                                                                                                                                        tures.           Calming
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                                                                                                                                                                                                  Adoption fees are $50 for unneutered or
                                                                                              Window Treatments Carpeting/ Remnants                     breath, postures and                   unspayed dogs and cats (fee includes a
                                                            available at:                     Floor Runners                Ceramics                     relaxation and are                     voucher to help cover cost of surgery and
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PUTNAM VILLAGER                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Friday, May, 23, 2008                 • A9

Voters pass education budget for 2008-2009 fiscal year
VOTERS                                                     increase, while the Board of                well. She said that in order to prop-                            tutes at the high school and has                            Viens responded that he had spo-
continued from page       A1                               Education budget saw a 1.1 percent          erly run a school, a district needs                              found that he doesn’t have enough                        ken of his support while on the
                                                           decrease.                                   adequate staff and resources, of                                 textbooks to properly teach the stu-                                             .
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 radio earlier that day “Am I the
                                                              “I don’t know how anyone in              which the Putnam school’s lack                                   dents. The lack of textbooks,                            kind of guy who would love to give
  “The current year budget for the
                                                           their right mind could think that           because of past budget cuts.                                     according to Child, is not helping                       every penny to education?
Board of Ed was $15,315,000. There
                                                           it’s conscionable to have a 2 per-          According to Dodd, the staff at the                              the students.                                                        ,”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Absolutely he said. “… [But] it’s
was another $292,000 in capital
                                                           cent increase in the general gov-           schools are doing the best they can                                “You’ve got some really great                          not about what I want, it’s what
expenses in our current year bud-
                                                           ernment budget, but a 1.1 percent           with the resources they do have,                                 kids at the high school, and why                         Putnam wants.”
get. That total is $15,607,000,” he
                                                           decrease, when you factor in the            but noted that the resources will                                should you let them down because                            No definitive answer to Morrill’s
said. “What is being proposed
                                                           ECS money on the education bud-             have to be cut again because of the                              they are our future,” he said.                           budget number question was ever
tonight is a budget of $15,675,000,
                                                           get,” he said.                              drastic cut in this years budget.                                  Board of Education Chairman                            given.
or $68,000 more than we’re spend-
                                                              Board of Education member                   “I have to say that the individu-                             Robert Barden spoke briefly in                              The Board of Education budget
ing this current year. That $68,000
                                                           Scott Pempek next commented on              als that are in our school system                                regards to the education budget,                         of $15,675,000 was passed with 59
is being offset by an extra $240,000
                                                           the budget, wondering if citizens’          that are charged with providing an                               applauding the work that has been                        “yes” votes and 21 “no” votes.
from the state through a ECS
                                                           concerns from the April 23 public           education to students that come                                  done in downtown Putnam, but                                The meeting also allowed for
(Education Cost Sharing) grant. So
                                                           hearing were considered when the            from all social economic back-                                   noting that the town’s economic                          comments on the general govern-
Putnam is actually going to be
                                                           official decision to cut the budget         grounds, they’re doing the                                       development plan is missing one                          ment budget of $4,472,572 and the
spending next year on education
                                                           by $933,000 was made.                       absolute best they can with the                                  very important piece: education.                         library budget of $444,286 — total-
$172,040 less next year on educa-
                                                              “I’m just curious what the point         resources they have, and for the                                   “People are not going to want to                       ing $4,916,858 — though none were
tion than it spent this year.”
                                                           of a public hearing is, to get infor-       fifth year in a row, we’re going to                              come to Putnam if they know they                         made.
  Morrill mentioned that he had
                                                           mation from the public in terms of          have to cut those resources again,”                              can get a better education in anoth-                        The general government budget,
heard Viens on the WINY earlier
                                                           their feelings, if it’s not going to be     she said.                                                        er town,” he said. “It affects the                       which includes the library budget,
in the day talking about spending
                                                           listened to,” he said, after noting            She also commented on the fact                                real estate, it affects the local busi-                  was petitioned to a referendum,
$115,000 on economic development
                                                           that no one who spoke at the public         that many families are considering                               nesses, the restaurants, and it also                     which was held from noon to 8 p.m.
costs and the effect that is already
                                                           hearing was against the education           moving or moving out of the town                                 affects employment pool. We need                                        ,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 on Thursday May 22, which was
taking on the town.
                                                           budget, or thought it was too high.         to avoid sending their children to                               to really think about where we                           held after the Villager’s press dead-
  “If we can afford $115,000
                                                              Board of Education Secretary             the high school.                                                 want to go with education.”                              line.
increase in the economic develop-
                                                           Jeannie Dodd spoke next on her                 “If you’ve got families moving                                  He then referenced the ever-ris-                          Voters at the meeting also voted
ment costs in town, I think it’s
                                                           thoughts on the budget and noted            out, do you really think we’re                                   ing fuel costs hitting the economy                       to approve a resolution that autho-
shameful that we’re cutting
                                                           that this is the fifth year the educa-      going to have families moving in?”                               and inquired as to what setting the                      rized the Board of Selectmen to
$172,000 from our child’s develop-
                                                           tion portion has taken a hit.               she asked. “It’s very distressing.”                              heat should be on at the schools.                        apply for and receive state and fed-
ment,” he said. “We’re gutting the
                                                              “Year after year, for the past five         Dodd referenced a recent article                                “What’s going to happen in the                         eral grants that would be in the
schools and yet this budget repre-
                                                           years, we have presented a budget           in Connecticut Magazine that                                     middle of the year when we say                           best interests of the town, the town
sents a cut to real people, a cut in
                                                           to the people of Putnam that we             recently ran a “pretty distressing”                              we’re going to lay off a whole                           aid     monies     amounting       to
positions, and we’re turning
                                                           feel we need in order to provide a          article about 23 small towns in the                              bunch of staff to heat the build-                        $300,949.16 and the five-year capital
Putnam into a town that people
                                                           good education — I’m not saying             state. In the article, Putnam was                                ing?” he asked. “What are you                            improvement plan that would take
want to come visit for Riverfires,
                                                           an excellent education or a quality         ranked number 20 overall, number                                 going to do to help us then?”                            effect on July 1 and last until June
for Opera Al Fresco, for the new
                                                           education, but a good education —           two in the cost of living, and 22 out                              Before the close of the education                      30, 2013. A copy of the improve-
Farmer’s Market — all which are
                                                           and this is the fifth year in a row         of 23 in both education and econo-                               budget commentary portion of the                         ment plan is available for public
great ideas — but nobody with a
                                                           that we have been drastically cut,”         my  .                                                            meeting, Morrill took to the micro-                      viewing in the mayor’s office at
family is going to want to live here
                                                           she said.                                      “… The direction we’re going                                  phone for a second time, inquiring                       Town Hall during regular business
because they’re not going to want
                                                              Dodd noted that the students in          right now is going to cause the                                  what education budget amount                             hours.
to send their kids to the schools.”
                                                           Putnam, when they graduate, are             town to crumble from the bottom                                  Viens would actively support.
  Before turning the microphone
                                                           not only going up against local and         up,” Dodd said.                                                    “I have seen no signs of support                         Chenoa Pierce may be reached at
over to someone else, Morrill noted
                                                           national citizens for employment,              Will Child, a resident of the                                 from the mayor’s office,” Morrill                        (860) 928-1818 ext. 112, or by e-mail
that the proposed general govern-
                                                           but citizens of other countries as          town, said he sometimes substi-                                  said.                                                    chenoa@villagernewspapers.com.
ment budget has a 2 percent

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                                                                     OPINION            Opinion and commentary from the Quiet Corner
                                                                                                                                                                                  Fitness for

                                                                                                                                                                                   the brain
                                                                                                                                                                                         ny new appliance, vehi-
                                                                                                                                                                                         cle or computer is a fine
                                                                                                                                                                                         way to test one’s brain
                                                                                                                                                                                  fitness. The term “brain fit-
                                                                                                                                                                                  ness” popped up a few years
        PRESIDENT &           EDITOR & WEEKLY                           LETTERS TO THE EDITOR                                                                                     ago when people needed a way
                                                                                                                                                                                  to justify spending hours on
         PUBLISHER            EDITOR AT-LARGE
                                                                                                                                                                                  the exasperating Sudoku puz-
            STEPHANIE JARVIS                                   Davis: Commission should deny field application                                                                    zles in newspapers. Whether
                                                                                                                                                                                                     here or in
                       EDITOR                                                                                                                                                                        Europe, it is
                                                               To the Editor:                                            comes off a severe curve along a scenic highway     .                       easy to find
                                                                                                                         Compound curvature near to the ingress/egress                               people       in

Coming clean                                                     The Woodstock Academy expansion of its “new”
                                                               academic building completed in 1990 was master-
                                                               fully designed and executed. Impressive is its sub-
                                                               ordination of the new to the c. 1883 historic
                                                                                                                         will create unsafe traffic conditions during events
                                                                                                                         of high attendance due to inadequate sight lines.
                                                                                                                         The consultant firm, Design Professionals, recom-
                                                                                                                         mend an accurate traffic study along with a review
                                                                                                                                                                                                     deep concen-
                                                                                                                                                                                                     tration over
                                                                                                                                                                                                     s q u a r e
                                                                                                                                                                                                     boxes, either

on newspaper’s                                                 Academy building. It stands now as an exemplary
                                                               example of planning, construction and appropriate
                                                               use, incorporated in a manner as to leave no doubt
                                                                                                                         by the State of Connecticut Department of
                                                                                                                         Transportation. The report submitted by CME
                                                                                                                         Associates “does not provide any information
                                                                                                                                                                                                     numbers for
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Sudoku or

                                                               upon any student, staff, or visitor that the town of      regarding impacts associated from the develop-                              letters     for

  campaign                                                     Woodstock values its heritage and profoundly
                                                               respects its surrounding natural resources.
                                                                 As a reminder, the following lists some of the dis-
                                                                                                                         ment” although this is a requirement within
                                                                                                                         Planning and Zoning criteria for approval of spe-
                                                                                                                         cial permits.
                                                                                                                                                                                    NANCY WEISS      crossword
                                                               tinguishing honors bestowed within the Historic             The Academy proposal does not adequately meet          have the potential of increas-
                                                               District:                                                 eight of 11 requirements for “special permit.” One

         s many of you may already know, this newspa-                                                                                                                             ing vocabulary, although daily
         per — along with its other free sister publica-         1. Roseland Cottage is a National Historic              criterion is not applicable to this proposal.            usage of the word “amah,” a
         tions — is in the midst of a campaign to solicit      Landmark.                                                   Eight responses to the unmet criteria are as fol-      frequent crossword answer,
signed requests to ensure continued delivery to your             2. Route 169 is a designated State Scenic Highway       lows — the numbering of this listing cites the           does make one seem a bit of a
home.                                                          and one of two National Scenic Byways in                  “Criteria for Special Permit taken from the Zoning       show-off.
   Basically it works like this: For some time now,            Connecticut.                                              Regulations of Woodstock,” page 36:                         Body fitness has been in
you’ve gotten the paper — mailed free of charge —                3. The Historic District is part of the Quinebaug-        2. The proposal does not conform to the Plan of        vogue for decades, beginning
and the bottom half of the front page has an ad of             Shetucket Rivers Valley National Heritage                 Conservation and Development and the Plan of             for some with the lively aero-
some varying form reminding readers to return a                Corridor.                                                 Open Space and Conservation.                             bic videos of Jane Fonda. As
coupon or card (it must be signed), or else delivery             4. Woodstock Common is part of the Connecticut            3. It will adversely impact existing traffic condi-    Jane urged us to work hard
will cease.                                                    Trust’s town greens survey and database.                  tions.                                                   and “go for the burn,” we
                          Cutting through all the rumors         5. Woodstock Hill is on the National Register of          4. It will generate off-site impacts, including        stretched our muscles and
                      and speculation, what this basical-      Historic Places.                                          adverse impact on property values, loss of enjoy-        endured the humiliation of
                      ly means is, at a time when the            The current application of the Woodstock                ment and development of and for abutting and             moving left when the rest of
                      newspaper industry in general is         Academy for expansion of its athletic fields does         nearby neighbors.                                        the class went right. We’ve
                      struggling (some admit it candid-        not display the same good planning and thoughtful           5. There will be intrusive non-structures closely      seen     storefronts     become
                      ly others like to pretend all is well,   design of its prior expansion. It calls for large-scale   abutting neighboring properties without adequate         “Curves” and former factories
                      while taking jabs at and spreading       excavation, filling and grading of wetlands and nat-      screening — in some cases no screening is offered        become key gyms. Baby
                      misinformation about their com-          ural habitats, and will clear-cut old growth woodlots     at all.                                                  boomers try to stem the tide of
                      petition), there is a way to mail the    up to abutter’s property lines. It calls for removal of     6. It will generate additional storm water runoffs.    increasing decrepitude, and
                      paper at a rate drastically lower        historic stone walls within the property   .                7. Conditions caused in #6 may cause problems of       younger people value pumping
                      than what is currently charged.            This plan in its current form foretells devaluation     endangerment of water supplies to Putnam.                iron and spinning classes.
    B ’ IRD S             Self-serving? Certainly.             of properties adjacent to and within a Historic             9. The proposal does not include an adequate ero-      Tailoring physical fitness pro-
                          It would, for example, help put                         ,
                                                               District. This may in turn, devalue properties town-      sion and sedimentation control plan.
    N     EST         our dedicated and longstanding           wide. It promises to adversely affect a downstream          10. With one in/egress, during events of high
                                                                                                                                                                                  grams to individual needs is
                                                                                                                                                                                  now being augmented by cus-
                      group of local papers in a better        drainage system that flows into the drinking water        attendance, hindered emergency access may occur.         tomized mental exercise pro-
   WALTER BIRD        position to deal and cope with a         source of Putnam. With steep grades and high                With respect, I request that the Planning and          grams.
                      drastically changed journalism           water table over an area of approximately 30 acres,       Zoning Commission deny this application unless
                      market. It could mean being able                                                                                                                               Now, we need to exercises
                                                               stabilization of “non-structures” such as regula-         the Criteria for Special Permit are met by the appli-    our brains as much as our bod-
to hire more reporters or get more resources to con-           tion-sized football/soccer, baseball fields and tennis    cant.
tinue putting out the best possible product.                                                                                                                                      ies, according to a variety of
                                                               courts, as well as structures such as team rooms,                                                                  experts. One fast way to tax
   And that certainly isn’t without value to you, the          storage barns and concession stands, will require                                             MARYLOU DAVIS
reader.                                                                                                                                                                           the gray matter is to buy some-
                                                               specialized construction and ongoing maintenance.                                               WOODSTOCK          thing new. The latest technolo-
   Here’s what’s so great about what’s happening with            The plan designates one ingress/egress road that
Stonebridge Press and Villager newspapers.                                                                                                                                        gy in starting cars is the key-
   By reaching out to all our readers and asking you to                                                                                                                           less system. There is a clicker
                                                                                                                                                                                  and a push button to start the
fill out and return these requester cards, we are doing
our very best to continue providing the local paper
you have become used to receiving every week. You’re
                                                               Bartlett: Planned forest management has benefits                                                                   car. At first it is awkward.
                                                                                                                                                                                  Eventually the new “key” is
still going to get the best in local news and sports cov-                                                                                                                         just as easy to misplace as the
                                                               To the Editor:                                            habitat that they need. The populations that are
erage, calendar and entertainment listings, and opin-                                                                                                                             old one. A new computer is a
                                                                                                                         declining the most are those that depend upon
ion and commentary      .                                                                                                                                                         challenge. The allegedly more
                                                                  As one of the parties directly involved with the       thick young forest growth for their needs, such as
   There is a benefit to our advertising customers as                                                                                                                             intuitive Mac doesn’t resonate
                                                               harvest of trees on the USACOE land on West               Chestnut-sided warbler and Rufus-sided towhee.
well, because they can rest assured that the paper is                                                                                                                             easily with users who cut their
                                                               Thompson Road, I would like to shed some light on         Our native ruffed grouse populations are in signifi-
being read by that many people. Why? Because they                                                                                                                                 teeth on PCs. The level of frus-
                                                               the harvesting activity I should start by saying that     cant decline as well and for the same reason. Here
took the time to request it. And when you’re a paper                                                                                                                              tration and self-flagellation is
                                                               my name is Mike Bartlett, and on behalf of Hull           in Southern New England, most of our forest cover
that depends on ad revenue to exist, you need to give                                                                                                                             high, as this writer can attest.
                                                               Forest Products, I purchased the timber sale at           is 80 to 110 years old. There are not many acres of
your customer the most bang for their buck.                                                                                                                                          Avoiding the problem by
                                                               West Thompson Dam.                                        thick, young forest growth. Most of this habitat
   Other newspapers might say they’re delivering                                                                                                                                  refusing to swim in the new
                                                                  In 2007, the USACOE was contacted by the               that is present today has been created where some-
more papers, so therefore the customer should stick                                                                                                                               technology soup is self-
                                                               Thompson Highway Department to see if would be            one has planned on building something and then
with them. Not so.                                                                                                                                                                destructive.     Technophobes
                                                               possible to cut the white pine trees back on the          for one reason or another did not. The greatest
   What they don’t tell their customers is that, in                                                                                                                               will be left with no contact
many cases, bulk drops at select locations inflate their
                                                               south side of West Thompson Road because of safe-         threat to our forest cover is not the harvesting of
                                                                                                                                                                                  with friends and family mem-
delivery numbers. So, while the number may be big-             ty issues regarding black ice on the shaded road          trees — it is the conversion of forest land to other
                                                                                                                                                                                  bers who refuse all communi-
ger, there really is no way of knowing how many peo-           surface. The USACOE staff investigated the cost to        uses than forest growth.
                                                                                                                                                                                  cation that isn’t by email. But
ple are actually reading the paper.                            cut and chip the pines trees in the area adjacent to        The harvest here produced 80,000 board feet of
                                                                                                                                                                                  worse things can happen.
   Here, as a business owner, you will know exactly                           .
                                                               the road only The cost to do so was in excess of          white pine sawtimber, 60,000 board feet of oak saw-
                                                                                                                                                                                  According to writer David
how many people are going to see your ad week in,              $10,000, as well as any value the trees cut may have      timber and 97 cords of firewood. This is enough
                                                                                                                                                                                  Brooks, scientific advances
week out. They didn’t just have the paper mailed to            had. The USACOE wanted to be a good neighbor              sawtimber to build 14 homes and enough firewood
                                                                                                                                                                                  will track our belief systems
them — they asked for it. These readers will, guaran-          and help out the town, but did not have the funding       to heat those homes for one heating season. Some of
                                                                                                                                                                                  by locating the parts of our
teed, be looking through the paper. They’ll see the ads.       available to pay for the clearing project. The            the small pine trees and tops of the pines harvested
                                                                                                                                                                                  brains that are triggered by
   So far, we have received thousands of                       USACOE foresters looked into the possibility of a         were sold to Sigfridson Wood Products, where they
                                                                                                                                                                                  spiritual          experiences.
cards/coupons in response to our campaign. In many             timber sale from the adjacent forest to cover the         were used to make shavings for animal bedding.
                                                                                                                                                                                  Everything we think is unique
cases, there have been handwritten notes of apprecia-          cost of doing the clearing work along the road. It        The chips from the cleared area were sold to Pine
                                                                                                                                                                                  to us might be condensed into
tion and support attached. That means a lot to us,             was determined by the USACOE foresters that the           Tree Power in Westminster, Mass., where they were
                                                                                                                                                                                  neural flashes or activity in
here. Believe me, you have no idea.                            forest in the area would benefit from a thinning.                                        .
                                                                                                                         burned to generate electricity The volume of wood
                                                                                                                                                                                  certain portions of the brain.
   It’s an often-thankless job, newspapering is. There            The area east of Church Street is a 70- to 80-year-    removed from the site will be replaced on the resid-
                                                                                                                                                                                  If our brains are flabby from a
is no real barometer of success. You hope you’re hav-          old scarlet oak forest with 10- to 40-year-old white      ual trees in 20 years.
                                                                                                                                                                                  steady diet of sitcoms, will the
ing an impact; you hope people like what you’re doing.         pine saplings established underneath the oak over-          We as Americans use 18 cubic feet of solid wood
                                                                                                                                                                                  lights be dimmer?
The truth is, we really only hear from folks when they              .
                                                               story The soils are excessively drained and not well      and 749 pounds of paper. This is the equivalent of
                                                                                                                                                                                     Every week I get an e-mail
have something to criticize or want to point out a mis-        suited for the growth of good quality hardwoods.          one 100-foot-tall tree with an 18-inch trunk. Every
                                                                                                                                                                                  message from SharpBrains
take.                                                          Most of the oak trees harvested were declining in         year more and more of that tree we use comes from
                                                                                                                                                                                  that tells me what I can do to
   For example, one requester card came across this            health. Heart rot in the center of the trees was com-     someplace else in the world rather than from this
                                                                                                                                                                                  improve my cerebral fitness.
desk, and it was clear the individual did not wish to          mon. This is found in sites where there is not                    .
                                                                                                                         country This is unfortunate because when we grow
                                                                                                                                                                                  The word games are fun and
continue receiving the paper. Written on the card was:         enough moisture in the soil to grow healthy oaks.         trees and use them, we bring new dollars into our
                                                                                                                                                                                  affirming. The suggestions to
“Your paper is quite good, but I like opinion columns          The site would naturally turn to a pine forest over       economy, rather than sending those dollars to
                                                                                                                                                                                  memorize a song or get more
and couldn’t take every week of Bird simply ‘trash-            time. Mother Nature was well on her way to doing          somewhere else in the world. Trees are one of the
                                                                                                                                                                                  sleep seem easy The idea that
ing’ all Democrats.”                                           so. Many oak trees died in this area following the        few naturally renewing and sustainable ways to
                                                                                                                                                                                  our brains are far more adapt-
   Ah, it’s always good here in the Bird’s Nest to know        gypsy moth defoliation in the early 1980s, and white                                               .
                                                                                                                         bring those new dollars to our economy Our forest
we have fans.                                                                                                                                                                     able and plastic than previous-
                                                               pine seedlings became established then. The har-          can provide those services as well as provide clean
   That’s OK. It’s more than OK. A newspaper should                                                                                                                               ly thought is encouraging and
                                                               vest now will accelerate the process by removing          water, habitat for wildlife, carbon sequestration
never stop striving for perfection, and you the reader                                                                                                                            lends hope to the prospect of
                                                               oak trees that would likely die over the next few         and a quality of life that we would not like to be
are the only real barometer we have.                                                                                                                                              functioning in a world filled
                                                               decades. Growing conditions for the white pine            without. A study done by UCONN Cooperative
   Reading some of the comments that have accompa-                                                                                                                                with new products and alter-
                                                               saplings that are well established throughout the         Extension and Connecticut DEP Bureau of
nied the dozens upon dozens of cards and coupons                                                                                                                                  ations to common place things
                                                               area have been improved by allowing more sunlight         Forestry some years ago showed that the harvest-
has been nothing short of inspirational.                                                                                                                                          like car keys.
                                                               to reach them. The stumps of the oaks harvested           ing and processing of forest products contributes
   When, in Connecticut almost three years ago, we                                                                                                                                   Aging once seemed to mean
                                                               have already begun sprouting. The tender young            $414 million annually and directly employs 3,600
launched the very first free issues under our slogan of                                                                                                                           that people got stuck in their
                                                               growth, fed from the existing root system, will most      people here in Connecticut.
“Every Home, Every Week,” we pledged to be local,                                                                                                                                 old ideas and fell into conserv-
                                                               likely be devoured by the deer.                             The use of trees for long-term durable products is
local, local. We have striven to remain true to that                                                                                                                              ative patterns of living and
                                                                  The area west of Church Street is an 80- to 90-        a pretty simple way to remove carbon from the
commitment. As the months and years have passed,                                                                                                                                  thinking. Now rather than rest
                                                               year-old white pine stand. If you were on the site in     atmosphere and store it until that wood decays or is
we’ve pulled other papers into the fold, going from                                                                                                                               in the presumption that we
                                                               the early 1800s, you would have been standing in a        burnt. Young forest removes carbon from the
paid subscriptions to free delivery   .                                                                                                                                           can ease up and complain that
                                                               field. A shelterwood harvest has been done there.         atmosphere at a much greater rate than old trees.
   Yes, we are slightly changing the “Every Home,                                                                                                                                 everything was better in the
                                                               There are some white pine seedlings present. By             In closing, yes, there has been a change in the for-
Every Week” slogan. With your help, though, we could                                                                                                                              past, we are pushed to jump on
                                                               cutting some of the timber, more light will reach         est on West Thompson Road. Hopefully this will
conceivably continue to reach every household. The                                                                                                                                mental treadmills and try to
                                                               the ground. Residual trees will provide a source of       help in understanding that the change is not all bad
key is to make sure to fill out and return the requester                                                                                                                          become better listeners, deep-
                                                               seed for new seedlings to become established and          and there are many benefits provided to society and
cards inside your paper.                                                                                                                                                          er thinkers or late-in-life piano
                                                               also shelter the seedlings during establishment.          the environment as the result of planned forest
   No matter what, our mission will never change. We                                                                                                                              players. A constant program of
                                                                  The cleared area along West Thompson Road will         management.
will cover local news and sports, offer local photos,                                                                                                                             brain fitness may be the only
                                                               provide critical habitat for birds. Neo-tropical
and reach out to you, our reader, to submit your story                                                                                                                            way we will be able to keep up
                                                               migrant birds are those that summer here and                                MICHAEL J. BARTLETT, CTCF#21
ideas, your photos and anything else that is near and                                                                                                                             with the changes in the things
                                                               spend their winters in the tropics. There are sever-                           FOREST RESOURCES MANGER
dear to you in your community       .                                                                                                                                             we own. With luck, we may
   We will also continue to offer up Opinion pages that
                                                               al species of neo-tropical migrant birds whose                                 HULL FOREST PRODUCTS INC.           even be able to remember the
deal with the local and the not so local, so long as           numbers are declining due to the lack of the type of
                                                                                                                                                                                  name of the person we met
they’re issues we feel are of interest to our readership.                                                                                                                         last week.
   So keep the cards and coupons coming. Tell your
friends. Tell them to tell their friends.                                                EARLY DEADLINE NOTICE                                                                      Nancy Weiss resides in
   And feel free to attach a comment or two on the card                                                                                                                           Pomfret and writes a weekly
to let us know what you think of your free, local news-               Letters to the editors, sound off, calendar items and all other                                             column      for     Villager
                                                                      editorial submissions must be received by Friday at noon                                                    Newspapers.
  Walter Bird Jr may be reached at (508) 909-4107, or                 because of the Memorial Day holiday    .
via e-mail at wbird@villagernewspapers.com.
PUTNAM VILLAGER                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Friday, May, 23, 2008 • A11

                                                                                                                   LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Arcand: Not proud anymore of alma mater Sarantopoulos: Town holds breath on school project
To the Editor:                                                       sent in place of these leaders of Putnam High? No.
                                                                                                                                                                                         To the Editor:                                             dual fuel use is an option, and having gas for co-
                                                                       Being an alumna of Putnam High, I am sad-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    generation in order to lower energy cost for the
   Over and over again we read complaints about                      dened to see the current state of my beloved high
                                                                                                                                                                                            The Killingly Town Council of 2004-2005 con-            new school.
the state of Putnam High School, the administra-                     school. I cannot blame the current student body for
                                                                                                                                                                                         cealed the fact that $85,000,000 was required to              There is no money for the following: sports con-
tion’s latest decisions, the upsetting number of                     having a lack of school spirit and not feeling the
                                                                                                                                                                                         build the new high school to comply with the ed            cession stand, no sidewalks from Route 12 up to
“bomb scares” and the departure of dedicated                         drive to succeed or the excitement in the hallways
                                                                                                                                                                                         specs developed by Killingly educators at the              the school, no utility building and no monies for
teachers. Unfortunately, no one person has the                       that I used to enjoy. The best way to lead is by
                                                                                                                                                                                         Route 12 site with 2005 dollars.                           the reconfiguration of Route 12 and Soap Street.
answers that would solve all of these problems,                      example. So why would the students take their
                                                                                                                                                                                            The Killingly High School project was deliber-          We can be thankful that the state has stepped up to
and please, everyone, but the current problem that                   school or their education seriously if the adminis-
                                                                                                                                                                                         ately lowballed to the voters in fear of not getting       the plate and said that it will pay for the traffic
I feel is one of the most important is the lack of                   tration doesn’t, either? I don’t think the school sys-
                                                                                                                                                                                         voter approval at referendum. At the same time,            light and reconfiguration of that intersection,
leadership from the higher professionals at the                      tem should stay “stuck in the ’80s” as some think
                                                                                                                                                                                         the Town Council ordered the architects and con-           which the cost would have been solely at
high school.                                                         this new administration is helping us out of, but
                                                                                                                                                                                         struction management people to maintain the                Killingly’s expense because it is off site. Now,
   Two weekends ago, I attended the CIAC Scholar                     the answer is not taking away the traditions that
                                                                                                                                                                                         same square footage called for in the ed specs.            don’t get too excited about that savings because
Athlete Award banquet with more than 1,000 other                     made Putnam High the school what it once was.
                                                                                                                                                                                         That combined action (lowball cost and maintain            it’s already been factored into keeping the total
people. Among the crowd were principals and ath-                       How many of us alumni have said we will
                                                                                                                                                                                         the square footage) has created Killingly’s quag-          school cost under the approved appropriation.
letic directors from all over the state — even some                  always bleed blue and white? I am no longer proud
                                                                                                                                                                                         mire.                                                      Please keep in mind that all of the mentioned
coaches — all there to represent their school and to                 of my alma mater, and I doubt the Class of 2008
                                                                                                                                                                                            The Killingly Town Council neglected to                 issues were in the scope of the work to be paid for
honor their student-athletes. My family received a                   will be either.
                                                                                                                                                                                         inquire of the architects and construction man-            through the $81,265,000 lowball original appropria-
call stating that our AD regretfully could not
                                                                                                                                                                                         agement people what the effects of that action             tion.
attend the banquet due to a birth in the family.                                                                                         RACHAEL ARCAND                                  would be on the project with inadequate monies                Questions by members at the PBC May 7 meet-
How respectful of him to call. However, where was                                                                                           CLASS OF 2005                                and a requirement to still build the same square           ing were similar to questions members have had
the principal of Putnam High School? Was anyone                                                                                                  PUTNAM                                  footage building.                                          during previous meetings concerning materials
                                                                                                                                                                                            That action by the 2004-20005 Town Council cre-         incorporated into the design and, more frighten-

Bowden: Blame Democrats for fuel prices                                                                                                                                                  ated a situation where the architects and con-
                                                                                                                                                                                         struction management firm completely ignored
                                                                                                                                                                                         the Permanent Building Commission (PBC). At
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ing, what is in the design. That illustrates the PBC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    has no idea what materials and procedures are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    designed into this building, and it has gone out to
To the Editor                                                        rels a day in 1985.                                                                                                 first the superintendent of schools tried to dictate       bid.
                                                                        Unfortunately, in 1985, the federal government                                                                   the design until cost associated with his design              The designers and management people have
   I would like to point out to Dr. Wesler (Letters to               placed 85 percent of these oil reserves off limits.                                                                 forced the architects to also disregard his wants.         created a school for Killingly that is not based on
the Editor, May 9) that the president of the United                  Had President Clinton not vetoed exploration in                                                                        The PBC has been continuously baffled that              what the community needs and not based on
States has no power to control the price of a barrel                 ANWR in 1995 — oil was $19 a barrel in 1995 —                                                                       their requests, inquires and instructions have, for        affordability, but based on inadequate monies
of oil. If you want to point a finger of blame at the                America would currently be receiving more than a                                                                    the most part, been completely ignored by the              available for the project. Due to the deceitfulness
people responsible for the current fuel prices, then                 million barrels a day from Alaska. Experts esti-                                                                    designers. Because of funding restraints, the              of the 2004-2005 Town Council’s lowball cost,
you need look no further than your elected                           mate that ANWR contains 5.6 to 16 billion barrels                                                                   architects and management firm, instead of tak-            which was sent to referendum on a most difficult
Democrat officials in the House and Senate.                          of recoverable oil.                                                                                                 ing direction from the PBC, incorporated methods           site that that same Town Council selected without
According to current estimates by the U.S.                              There are people, elected officials — Democrats                                                                  and materials that they hoped would keep the new           first determining build-ability (due diligence),
Department of Energy, there is enough oil, approx-                   and some Republicans and entire members of the                                                                      high school project within the approved voter              Killingly finds itself at risk. In order to obtain
imately 112 billion barrels in domestic areas, the                   leftist environmentalist organization — who don’t                                                                   appropriation of $81,265,000 at the ed spec square         approval for a new high school created through
Gulf of Mexico, and off the coasts and Alaska.                       want this country to be energy sufficient and inde-                                                                 footage.                                                   deception, the community is now holding its
   The Outer Continental Shelf in the United                         pendent.                                                                                                               Major examples of the funding restraints are:           breath until the May 28 bid opening, when the cost
States contains more than 44 billion barrels of oil                     The bottom line is that the current mess we are                                                                  lesser quality materials in the bid documents with         of that Fletcher/Thompson design is truly known.
and 232 trillion cubic feet of natural gas. Eighty-                  experiencing is not the fault of the current admin-                                                                 the higher quality materials being bid as bid alter-
five percent of the outer continental shelf is off                   istration but can be proudly placed on the doorstep                                                                 nates, different types of cast iron boilers and air                                   JOHN SARANTOPOULOS
limits to domestic exploration.                                      of the Democrat party. And as a reminder, oil is a                                                                  conditioners, well water vs. public water, no                                      KILLINGLY TOWN COUNCIL
   Again, according to the U.S. Department of                        global industry, not just a U.S. industry, and the                                                                  money for bringing a gas line to the site so that                                               DANIELSON
Energy, U.S. oil production has fallen approximate-                  profits reflect not only gas and oil, but also the mul-
ly 40 percent since 1985, while U.S. consumption
has grown more than 30 percent. So in real barrels,
                                                                     titude of other products that are petroleum-based.
                                                                                                                                                                                        Rzucidlo: Magic can happen at annual meeting
U.S. oil production is now below five million bar-                                                                                             DAVID BOWDEN
rels a day. It was approximately nine million bar-                                                                                                   PUTNAM                            To the Editor:                                               anonymous postcard sent to me. (Thank you!) That
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    postcard enlightened me to believe that I can make
                                                                                                                                                                                          Do you believe in magic?                                  a difference by following through on my beliefs. If
Fortier: School of the Americas must be closed                                                                                                                                            Do you sit and wonder how a magician performs
                                                                                                                                                                                       an act? I can tell you that by simply raising your
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    you believe that doubling your taxes to build an
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    unneeded fire station is not in your best interests,
                                                                                                                                                                                       hand, we can redirect our present course away                come and raise your hand, and vote.
To the Editor:                                                       send a clear and strong human rights message to                                                                   from this non-essential fire station. Yes, by attend-          One resident I talked to summed it all up this
                                                                     the world. We believe that enduring peace must be                                                                 ing the annual meeting at the East Killingly Fire            way:
   We, the members of the Religious Congregation                     founded on justice and high ideals and that human                                                                 Department at 7 p.m. May 27, there will be elec-
of the Daughters of the Holy Spirit, whose                           rights must never be violated to bring this peace                                                                 tions for new board members, and by voting, we               The road led to East Killingly and a simple life,
American Province is headquartered in Putnam,                        about. We are fasting to make others aware of this                                                                can do the magic together. This opportunity only             Peaceful green valleys, a lot less strife.
join thousands of justice and peace seekers across                   dastardly institution and to demand that our rep-                                                                 happens once a year. We can create a new destiny             Now things are changing, we’re in big trouble,
the country in a day of fasting in order to call for                 resentatives in Congress vote to shut down this                                                                   for East Killingly taxpayers. We have the power to           You may not know, but our taxes will double!
the closing of the controversial School of the                       operation immediately.                                                                                            vote in fellow East Killingly constituents who are           It seems a new fire station is the reason why,
Americas, renamed the Western Hemisphere                               The Daughters of the Holy Spirit are proud to                                                                   against the building of a new fire station. We will          Is it worth it to have our taxes sky high?
Institute for Security Cooperation. This so-called                   take a corporate stance to close this school and to                                                               replace those who favor the continuation of this             Come to the next meeting, you can change this fate,
school, located at Fort Benning, Ga., is a training                  send members of the Province to the annual non-                                                                   needless project.                                            Vote for new members before it’s too late!
facility for Latin American security personnel.                      violent demonstration at Fort Benning.                                                                               I know from conversations with other East
This institution first made headlines in 1996 when                     To learn more about the School of the Americas                                                                  Killingly taxpayers that they do favor ending this                                               JUDY RZUCIDLO
the Pentagon released training manuals used at                       and the ongoing cooperative efforts to close it,                                                                  expansion. I became involved because of an                                                      EAST KILLINGLY
the school. These handbooks advocated torture,                       visit www.SOAW.org or call (202) 234-3440.
extortion and execution.
   For hundreds of thousands of Latin Americans,                                                                                 SISTER IRENE FORTIER
this institution is a symbol of torture and of a                                                                                                DHS
failed U.S. foreign policy. Closing this school would                                                                                         PUTNAM

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Senior holds the key to track success                                                                                                                         Putnam Police
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     BY BENJAMIN R. KIPP                new event, the                                       ECC title and             his starts, one of the most                                           RESULTS:
                                        triple jump —                                        maybe win the             crucial elements to the 100
  PUTNAM — Senior Josh                  almost but not                                       Class S state             meter dash, have been the                        Thompson Tool 11, Archambault 4
Key may be one of Putnam                quite like a                                         meet,” he said.           single thing that has lowed                      Putnam Police 15, Putnam Vision 11
High School’s most gifted               hop-skip      and                                       Key has the            his time.                                             1st American 5, Chase 4
athletes. His favorite sport            then a jump.                                         n a t u r a l               “I’ve been training a lot                           1st American 7, Chase 4
is football, but basketball               “He’s actual-                                      “spring” in his           on that this season,” Key                         Thompson Tool 8, Archambault 4
and track are in his reper-             ly the league                                        step to be a              said of his starts.                               Putnam Police 6, Putnam Vision 3
toire of sports he plays.               leader, and he’s                                     good       triple           “Push-up starts, sit-up
  With the final leg of the             also     ranked                                      j u m p e r .             starts, starts to the gun —            Games this week :                       Date            Time                Field
track season about to finish,           second in his                                        LaBelle isn’t             we do a ton of acceleration            Putnam Vision vs.
he’s hoping for a final push            class.         He                                    surprised      in         work, which is one reason              1st American                          23-May 5:30 PM Murphy
for top spot at the class               jumped over 42                                       the least in              why he’s been running bet-
meet. His resume of events              feet and he’d                                        how he’s adapt-           ter,” said LaBelle.                    Archambault Insurance
that he’s already qualified             never jumped                                         ed to the vari-             What was a given to Key              vs. Putnam Police     23-May 5:30 PM                                    NELTA
for are the 100-meter dash              before,”     said                                    ous steps of              was the natural fast twitch
and 4 x 100 meter relay, and            LaBelle.                                             the triple jump           muscle fibers. LaBelle and             Chase Graphics vs.
his most recent event he                  “I feel pretty                                     that can be dif-          Key have been working                  Thompson Tool                         24-May 10:00 AM Murphy
picked up only three weeks              confident      in                                    ficult to a high          since day one how to
ago the triple jump.                    my jumps,” said Key. “I feel            school athlete.                        strengthen those muscles,              Thompson Tool vs.
  “He’s having a very, very             that I can get a couple of                One of the biggest rea-              which has been helping him             1st American                          27-May 5:30 PM                    NELTA
good year this year,” said              feet out it.”                           sons for dropping his 100-             with his running and jump-
his sprint and jumping                    LaBelle believes he’s got             meter time by almost a full            ing.                                   Chase Graphics vs.
coach, Greg Labelle. “Two               an outside jump to win both             second has been the start-               His 4 x 100 meter relay              Putnam Police                         28-May 5:30 PM Murphy
meets ago, he ran a 10.96               the Eastern Connecticut                 ing block he and coach                 team of Storm Skinner, Ian
100-meter dash, which seats             Conference (ECC) and a                  LaBelle have done this past            Statig and Justin Blaise will          Archambault Insurance
him first in our division.”             class state title.                      track season. Key knows                also be heading to states.             vs. Putnam Vision                     28-May 5:30 PM                    NELTA
  Adding to the list is his               “Hopefully, I can take the            and understands full that

Board of Education approves cuts to 2008-2009 budget
BOARD                                        portation department.                        earlier that day and, as with the last      dents meet the criteria determined               school-made soups (soups prepared
continued from page   A1                        A French teacher at the middle            threat found in March, a letter noti-       by CABE that would make them a                   at the school as opposed to out of the
                                             school has also been cut and, accord-        fying parents of the threat and the         student leader.                                  can) that received great response.
                                             ing to Marvin, French will eventual-         precautions being taken to ensure             This year’s award winners in                   She also said she would like to pur-
were made to the budget during the
                                             ly be phased out so that only Spanish        that it was just a threat had been sent     Putnam are Hope Perfetto and Dan                 chase a convention steamer for the
                                             courses will be offered. Students at         home to parents and posted on the           Gomes.                                           school kitchens that would replace
  The proposed new staff positions
                                             the school wishing to take Spanish 4         high school Web site.                         • The Board of Education approved              the current 1987 model pressure
have been cut from the 2008-2009 bud-
                                             will have the option of taking the             Putnam High School Principal              two new courses to be offered at                 steamer being used.
get, with the exception of some addi-
                                             course at Quinebaug Valley                   William Barry stated after the meet-        Putnam High School. They are                        The board also voted to raise
tional hours for current speech
                                             Community College (QVCC) or tak-             ing that the threat was a piece of          Research and Study skills (an                    school lunch prices by 10 cents
teachers already at the schools,
                                             ing an online virtual high school            paper with an illustration and “May         English class) and Science Literacy.             across the board for the 2008-2009
according to Marvin. The proposed
                                             course.                                      22” written across it. He said that           • Patricia Bryant from the Putnam              year, with the exception of milk
positions that have been cut include
                                                According to Marvin, salaries and         there would be increased police pres-       Family Resource Center went before               prices, which will remain at 40 cents
three paraprofessional positions, one
                                             operating costs have also been hit.          ence at the school over the next few        the board and gave them an overview              and adult lunches, which will remain
business teacher at the high school, a
                                                “To make it all fit, there’s an addi-     days, all bags would be checked             of the center, what programs are                 at $3.50. The new prices are $1.10 for
part-time Spanish teacher at the high
                                             tional amount reduction in salaries          before a student can enter the school       offered, how the center helps out                breakfast and $1.95 for lunch at the
school and a .6 technology teacher at
                                             benefits and operating costs,” she           and the school would be searched.           members of the community and                     elementary and middle schools and
the high school. Marvin explained to
                                             said.                                        The precautions that are being taken        what grants the center receives from             $1.25 for breakfast and $2.30 for lunch
the board that some of the teachers
                                                Deciding what needed to be cut            are the same ones used following the        the government to help fund the cen-             at the high school.
currently at the schools will step in
                                             from the budget was no easy task, as         March 26 threat.                            ter itself.                                         • Members of the audience spoke
to fill the cut positions.
                                             Marvin pointed out.                            • Two students were given the               • Food Service Director Virginia               out several times during the meeting,
  An elementary teacher has also
                                                “There is not a single thing on this      Connecticut Association of Boards           “Ginny” Smelser provided board                   asking board members to talk louder
been cut, though, based on retire-
                                             list that we wanted to cut,” she said.       of Education (CABE) 2008 Student            members with an update on the food               so those in attendance could hear.
ment numbers, the extra position
                                                After much discussion, the board          Leader awards. According to                 service program. In her update, she              After one such request, Marvin men-
was not figured into classes for the
                                             voted, “under extreme duress,” to            Marvin, CABE chooses one male and           noted that an average of 10 families             tioned that she is looking into pur-
coming year when the budget was
                                             quote Board Secretary Jeannie Dodd,          one female student from each mem-           per school per month utilize the Pay-            chasing microphones for board mem-
put together, according to Marvin.
                                             to approve the budget.                       ber high school of the organization.        For-It payment program and that she              bers that would be used at the meet-
  Summer school at the elementary
                                                Other highlights from the meeting         The students are recommended by             has continued with the popular                   ings to address this issue.
and middle schools has been cut, as
                                             were:                                        the principals of the high school fol-      themed lunches at the schools, the                  Chenoa Pierce may be reached at
have some athletic programs, co-cur-
                                                • Marvin noted that a bomb threat         lowing a review of students by the          last being a Cinco De Mayo lunch.                (860) 928-1818, ext. 112, or by e-mail
ricular stipends (some of them), and
                                             had been found at the high school            principal to determine which stu-           She and lunch staff have tried                   chenoa@villagernewspapers.com.
a part-time secretary at the trans-

Pearsall gives presentation on Putnam’s railroad history
PEARSALL                                                   The second half of Pearsall’s presentation con-
                                                        sisted of a slideshow of photos of what the rail-
                                                                                                                that currently stands next to the Gertrude Warner
                                                                                                                Boxcar Museum on South Main Street. The new
                                                                                                                                                                       his place.
                                                                                                                                                                          Because of the situation with the white train,
continued from page   A1
                                                        road, once a popular source of travel in the town,      building provided a safer location for patrons to      the engineer began switching the tracks trains
1820s put their heads together and wrote a charter      looks like today. Pieces of the original railroad are   catch the trains that did not require crossing rail-   that were preparing to leave and trains entering
that would require that a canal be built that would     still in existence, but have become overgrown and       road tracks. The newest station is currently up for    the station were to take. This created chaos as
lead to Worcester, Mass. By the late 1820s, national    in disrepair. Throughout the slideshow, Pearsall        sale.                                                  there were trains scheduled to arrive at the station
interest in railroads was becoming popular, and in      paused to talk about the different areas of the rail-      Pearsall     also      talked     about      the    that had not been notified of these changes, and
1837, the charter was revised to build a railroad       road pictured.                                          Norwich/Worcester and New York/New England             what ensued became known as one of the biggest
that would go to Worcester instead of a canal. The         Some of the photos showed areas of the railroad      railroads and how they worked.                         train collisions in history.
job of laying down the railroad was given to            where two different tracks met. One particular             By the late 1890s, Putnam, now home to about           “Four trains within five minutes crashed,” said
William Gibbs McNeal, Pearsall said.                    part showed where the Boston/Hartford railroad          8,000 people, saw a total of 60 trains coming into     Pearsall, who shared photos of the wreck and
   The railroad, which stretched from Norwich to        connected. and Pearsall delved into the specifics       and leaving town on a daily basis. Today, the town     noted that there has not been a similar train
Worcester, took two years to complete, according        on the history of the railroad.                         sees one to two trains per day.                        wreck in history since this date. He also stated
to Pearsall, who said that construction occurred           The second half of the slideshow consisted of           One important historical event, and one of the      that the railroad leading to and from New York
between 1837 and 1839. In 1840, Putnam saw its          old photos taken during the hubbub of Putnam’s          many highlights of the program, was the story of       City sent tourist trains to Putnam to view the
very first passenger and freight trains come            railroad days.                                          the White Train, also known as the Ghost Train.        wreck.
through town.                                              “What was the Putnam railroad system really          The train became known as such because it was             Remember the fireman’s premonition men-
   Pearsall went on to describe the particulars of      like?” was a question Pearsall said he asked him-       entirely white and would come into town early in       tioned previously? Well, according to Pearsall, the
the railroad tracks, such as length and position of     self when researching that information, adding          the morning or during the twilight hours of the        only deaths that occurred during the four-train
the railroad ties, showing examples of original         that he was “amazed” by what he learned.                evening. This train played an important role in        collision were that of the engineer and the fire-
railroad pieces to the audience as he did so. He           Pearsall touched on the original Putnam rail         the story about to be told.                            man that was on hand to help him.
talked about the original railroad cars (carriages)     station, which consisted of two tracks with the            On Dec. 4, 1891, the Ghost Train was running           The program continued with more slides of the
and how the train tracks were modified as steam         station building right smack in the middle. In          late due to some engine trouble it was having.         railroad in Putnam during its heyday, and patrons
trains became popular.                                  order for patrons to get to the station, they had to    Earlier that day, the fireman who was to assist the    were allowed to view a table of railroad artifacts
                                                        cross the tracks, a potentially dangerous situation     engineer in switching the engine of the train had      and copies of the photos used in the slideshow, as
                                                                                   that was later addressed     called out of work because he said he had had a        well as have the opportunity to take more Pearsall
                                                                                   with the erection of a       premonition that something bad was going to hap-       about his program.
                           Iraq Collection                                         new building, the station    pen that day. Another fireman was called in to take
                                                                                                                                                                         Chenoa Pierce may be reached at (860) 928-1818,
 Our troops still need our support. Here is an email sent to us from Sgt.                                                                                              ext. 112, or by e-mail chenoa@villagernews
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                                             Donation provides hospital high-tech fetal monitor
                                             BURDICK                                    Jean Burdick, the family            Dr. Nancy Austin specializes
                                                                                                                                                      gle day, and I thank the Burdick
                                             continued from page               A1    matriarch, charmed the crowd         in family practice and obstet-
                                                                                                                                                      family from the bottom of my
                                                                                     with stories of the family and       rics and has, among her     heart.”
                                                                                     what she referred to as their        patients, two of the family’s Mary Ellen Snyder, opera-
                                             the Burdicks sought care
                                                                                     simpler lives. She said, as did      young children. She one of the
                                                                                                                                                      tions coordinator in the
                                             through Day Kimball Hospital
                                                                                     other family members who             physicians who deliver infants
                                                                                                                                                      Maternal       Health     Center,
                                             and its affiliated health practi-
                                                                                     spoke, that the monetary gift to     in the Maternal Health Center.
                                                                                                                                                      demonstrated the monitors and
                                                                                     Day Kimball brought more joy           “These new monitors allow explained in what ways the new
                                               On May 16, representatives of
        POLICE LOG                           the hospital, several genera-
                                             tions of the Burdick family and
                                             approximately 150 members of
                                                                                     and satisfaction to the family
                                                                                     than it could possibly bring to
                                                                                     the hospital.
                                                                                                                          me to provide the best possible

                                                                                                                          patients and the community,”
                                                                                                                                                      technology is better for the
                                                                                                                          services, state of the art, to my
                                                                                                                                                      mother, child and medical
                                                                                        “We all agreed the birthing       said Austin. “It is quite a boost
                                                                                                                                                        Snyder said the monitors are
                                             Putnam’s extended community
                                                                                     center was perfect. It is where      for the hospital as well.”  far more user-friendly than pre-
   Editor’s Note: The information con-       gathered in the Hale Medical
                                                                                     life begins. Twelve of my chil-        Dr. Erica Kesselman, of the
                                                                                                                                                      vious systems. The data collect-
   tained in these police logs was           Pavilion for the unveiling of
                                                                                     dren and grandchildren were          Putnam OB/GYN Center locat- ed is automatically transferred
   obtained through either press releases    the Burdick Family Birthing
                                                                                     born here. I am honored and          ed within the hospital, spoke to
                                                                                                                                                      to medical files and patient
                                             Center     Memorial       Plaque.
   or other public documents kept by each                                            humbled to have the opportuni-       the assembly about the search
                                                                                                                                                      charts. With near zero risk of
                                             Guests were able to witness the
   police department, and is considered to   demonstration of one of six
                                                                                     ty to give in this way. I am so      for the perfect community and
                                                                                                                                                      human entry error, the capabil-
   be the account of police. All subjects                                            proud of our family for coming       hospital she and her physician
                                                                                                                                                      ity also frees up a great deal of
                                             new General Electric Series 250
   are considered innocent until proven                                              together to do this,” she said.      husband undertook some yearstime that nurses, midwives and
                                             maternal fetal monitors.
   guilty in a court of law.                                                            “With the exception of one,       ago. After touring several areas
                                                                                                                                                      physicians feel would be better
                                               Jean and Richard Burdick,
                                                                                     we all still live within two miles   and facilities, they chose the
                                                                                                                                                      spent in direct patient care.
                                             with the help and input from
                  PUTNAM                                                             of one another,” said Lynn           Quiet Corner as the best place“We sometimes have to hand-
                                             their extended family, have
                                                                                     Burdick. “You can imagine we         to raise their family and pursue
                                                                                                                                                      write the same information in
   May 13: Martin Austin, 37, 14             made a significant donation to
                                                                                     do not always get along, do not      careers.                    pediatric, obstetric, nursing
   Harrison St., Putnam. Possession of       the maternal child health
                                                                                     always agree. We came together         “When we looked at Putnam and patient files. We would
   marijuana, possession of drug para-       department at Day Kimball.
                                                                                     for this. … You have not lived       and Day Kimball, we knew,   much rather spend the time
                                             Though they describe them-
   phernalia.                                selves as humble, through their
                                                                                     ’til you have experienced how        game over, here was where wewith our patients,” said Snyder.
   Joseph Garcia, 19, 132 Laconia Ave.,                                              wonderful it feels to give.”         wanted to be,” she said. “The Snyder added that the newer
                                             strong faith and the successes
   Putnam. Violation of probation.                                                      Medical staff spoke to the        patients feel nurtured and  monitors are far more intuitive
                                             of the farm, they feel blessed to
   May 16: Matthew Garosshen, 24, 55                                                 crowd about the impact the new       cared for and the nursing staff
                                                                                                                                                      as well as sensitive to any
                                             be in a position to give back to a
   Old Voluntown Road, Griswold.                                                     equipment will have on patient       is outstanding. We will depend
                                                                                                                                                      changes in the status of mother
                                             hospital they see as having
                                                                                     care.                                upon these monitors every sin-
                                                                                                                                                      or child.
   Creating public disturbance, driving      given so much to them.
                                                                                                                                                                    A representative
   while intoxicated, tinted windows.                                                                                                                             from         General

   Anthony Reynolds, 23, 38 Wrighton                                                                                                                              Electric was avail-
   Drive, Thompson. Creating public                                                                                                                               able to demonstrate
   disturbance.                              SOUNDS APPETIZING.                                                                                                   the system’s wide
   Gregory Waterbury, 27, 47 Centennial       BUT, YOU WOULDN’T TRAVEL TO                                                                                         range of features,
   St., Putnam. Reckless endangerment,
   disorderly conduct, assault on preg-
   nant woman.
                                             JAPAN  TO GET IT.
                                                                                                                                                                  including multiple
                                                                                                                                                                  patients monitoring,
                                                                                                                                                                  whereby a nurse can
   May 17: Edward Chrabaszcz Jr., 35,                                                                                                                             check the vital signs
   43 Van Den Noort St., Putnam.                                                                                                                                  of mothers and their
   Driving while intoxicated.                                                                                                                                     babies from remote
                                                 Find your favorite takeout,
                                                       quick and easy.                                                                                            locations such as the
                                                All local. All the time.
                                                                                                                                                                  rooms of other deliv-
                                                                                                                                                                  ering mothers.
                                                                                                                                                                    “The old monitors
                                                                                                                                                                  would register blood
                                                                                                                                                                  pressure as above
                                                                                                                                                                  normal if the auto-
                                                                                                                                                                  matic reading fea-
                                                                                                                                                                  ture    was    taking
                                                                                                                                                                  blood pressure dur-
                                                                                                                                                                  ing a contraction.
                                                                                                                                                                  Our monitors are
                                                                                                                                                                  aware of the contrac-
                                                                                                                                                                  tion and will post-
                                                                                                                                                                  pone the test ’til the
                                                                                                                                                                  contraction        has
                                                                                                                                                                  ended,” said George
                                                                                                                                                                  Smith from G.E. “It
                                                                                                                                                                  has some fun fea-
                                                                                                                                                                  tures such as music
                                                                                                                                                                  choices. It will even
                                                                                                                                                                  play          ‘Happy
                                                                                                                                                                  Birthday’ at the
                                                                                                                                                                  moment of birth.”
                                                                                    Our customers appreciate                                                        State Rep. Michael
                                                                                                                                                                  Caron         (R-44th

                                                                                    being appreciated.                                                            District, Danielson)
                                                                                                                                                                  joined other visiting
                                                                                                                                                                  politicians and com-
                                                                                                                                                                  munity leaders in
                                                                                    When you’re tired of not being appreciated by those big chain                 thanking the family.
                                                                                    pharmacies, come experience something different. Personal service             After mentioning the
                                                                                    and personal relationships are what our pharmacy is all about.                challenges of parent-
                                                                                                                                                                  hood, Caron broke
                                                                                                                                                                  the      sentimental
                                                                                                                                                                  atmosphere briefly
                                                                                                                                                                  when he quipped, “I
                                                                                                                                                                  thought I was in the
                                                                                                                                                                  wrong place. I did
                                                                                                          Daniel’s Pharmacy                                       not know this was
                                                                                                          42 Reynolds Street • Danielson, CT 06239                where they are born,
                                                                                                                                                                  but where I thought
                                                                                                          Mon.-Fri. 9am-7pm; Sat. 9am-2pm Sun. 5pm-7pm            you could bring them
                                                                                                          860-774-3214 • www.danielspharmacy.com                  back.”
A14 •     Friday, May 23, 2008                                                                                                                                                                                       PUTNAM VILLAGER

Relay For Life teams raise $600,000-plus for American Cancer Society
RELAY                                                           es a number of cancer survivors to deter-                    The Family Flock campsite was decorated               This year, the Family Flock raised more
continued from page        A1                                   mine who will be the Survivor Ambassador                  with lots of cardboard sheep holding hands             than $12,000 for Relay, making them a Gold
                                                                for Relay According to Faucher, candidates                and sporting photos of loved ones who                  team. In past years, the Flock has also been
                                                                need to type up their survivor stories and                passed away from cancer, as well as a few of           silver and bronze teams when it comes to
the first Relay lap. Before leading the lap
                                                                send them in to the committee, which then                 survivors.                                             raising money  .
around the Woodstock Fairgrounds,
                                                                reviews each one and chooses from there.                     According to Joe and Karl Kuhn, mem-                  Another group with a unique theme
Farquhar’s story was shared with all in
                                                                  This year, a total of 99 teams registered to            bers of the team, the sheep theme started              sported canine companions at the walk. The
attendance, as was that of the second
                                                                be part of Relay, including teams made up of              out when Joe was hospitalized and given a              group “A Newf for Life” featured several
ambassador chosen for this year, 16-year-old
                                                                employees at Putnam Ford Mercury, WINY                    stuffed sheep from Karl as a get well gift.            Newfoundland dogs, some of which are res-
Carissa Choquette. Though she couldn’t
                                                                radio, the FFA in Killingly, students at                  Joe said the sheep was then passed along to            cue pets.
attend Relay because she is currently in the
                                                                Pomfret School, Putnam High School and                    family members who had hospital visits                   According to team member Andy
hospital receiving treatment, she was defi-
                                                                Ellis Tech and more, as well as teams made                and finally ended with the Kuhns’ sister. Joe          Meszaro, who was relaying with wife Lydia
nitely there in spirit.
                                                                up of family and friends of fighters, sur-                said she was in the hospital fighting a battle         and pooch Famous Amos, said that
  According to Faucher, the way a survivor
                                                                vivors and loved ones who passed away                     against brain cancer and, when she passed              Newfoundlands are the “only breed sanc-
is chosen is through a committee set up
                                                                from the disease.                                         away, she was buried with the sheep. Ever              tioned to perform at Relay   .”
especially for it.
                                                                  One such group is “The Family Flock,” a                 since, sheep have been the Kuhns’ theme.                 The Newfoundlands and their owners
  It’s a “very democratic process,” she said,
                                                                team of 16 friends and family members                        “We try to keep the same thing every                hosted a parade at 3:30 p.m. during the
noting that a Relay committee member is
                                                                relaying for friends and family who have                  year,” said Joe.                                       event.
chosen to head the Survivor Ambassador
                                                                fought, are fighting or died from cancer.                    In addition, the Flock purchased luminar-             The Ellis Tech Screaming Eagles 86 mem-
Committee. The committee member choos-
                                                                                                                                                       ies in honor of those     ber team, consisting of parents, students,
                                                                                                                                                       who have passed on,       alumni and Ellis Tech staff, kept the peace
                    “BOOK SIGNING”                                                         NEW ENGLAND PAVING SERVICES, INC. attached photos of
                                                                                            For roads, driveways, parking lots, tennis courts,         those people and
                                                                                                                                                                                 with a hippie-themed campsite.
                                                                                                                                                                                   According to Team Captain Ivy
                  The Ant With RED Pants                                                    or any other type of paving work the specialist to call is placed the luminaries     Greenhalgh, the group decided on the
  A Children’s Picture Book Building self esteem & confidence.                              New England Paving Services                                along the route in        theme because they had been tie-dying
                                                                                                     Specializing In Subdivisions                      front of their camp-      Relay T-shirts to sell as a fund-raiser and,
                               By Eastern CT Author,                                                  Phil Plasse, Owner (508) 987-1933                site.                     since the event was being held in
                                   J.A. Osowski,
                                                                                                                                       Member Central,

                                                                                                                                        New England
                                                                                                                                                         Karl     said      he   Woodstock, thought they’d go with that
                                                                                            15% ith     183 Webster Rd., Oxford, Ma. 01537
                                                                                              w Ad                                                     believes that the team    theme.
                                 May 31, 2-4 p.m.                                             th is      Licensed • Bonded/Insured • Free Estimates
                                                                                                                                                       was the first to attach     An airbrushed, ’70s-themed photo station
                                       Hosted by                                                         Now Accepting Bookings
                                                                                                                                                       photos to the luminar-    was set up at the Screaming Eagles camp-
                    WONDERLAND BOOKSTORE                                                                                                               ies and thinks that       site, and Relayers could have their pictures
                     Putnam, CT (860) 963-2600                                                                                                         they started the rapid-   taken for $3 or could use their own cameras
                                                                                            508-987-1933 • 1-888-381-6661 ly popular idea.                                       and have their photos taken for free.
                                                                                                                                                                                   The photo station was designed and paint-
                                                                                                                                                                                 ed by Pat McColgan, the Autobody
                                                                                                                                                                                 Instructor at Ellis Tech, according to
                                                                                                                                                                                 Greenhalgh. Chace Building Supply gra-
                                                                                                                                                                                 ciously donated the wood used, and
                                                                                                                                                                                 McColgan contributed his time to putting
                                                                                                                                                                                 the boards together and airbrushing them
                                              Summer Pool Treatment Plan                                                                                                         with a purple VW Bus and Relaying hippies.
        Hot Tub Clearance                              (above & inground pools)                                                                                                    At the start of the 2008 Relay, Greenhalgh
                 (limited time only)
                                             • Pool Opening                                                                                                                      said the group had raised a total of $8,500,
     Extra Special Savings on C Series       • Chemicals for Entire Season                                                                                                       but were still fund-raising.
                                             • Pool Closing                                                                                                                        At the end of this year’s Relay, a total of
   No Payments - No Interest for 12 Months   * Free Pool Water Testing with $10 purchase                                                                                         $600,350 was raised. According to Faucher,
  Hot Tubs • Saunas • Steam Showers • Water Testing • Chemicals • Supplies                                                                                                       the event was originally $700 short of the
                        • Pool Products • Accessories                                                                                                                            $600,000 mark and Crabtree and Evelyn
       Tubs                FREE          Floor Models Tubs available                                                                                                             donated funds to bring the event to its
   Starting at w/Cover Lifter
                       purchase of a Hot
                                          Discounted for immediate                                                                                                               $600,000 goal. A collection was taken up and
      $2,995          Tub ($200 value)    up to $500        delivery                                                                                                             an additional $350 was raised.
                                                                                                                                                                                   There are still donations rolling in that
NOW OPEN: Mon, Tues, Wed, Sat 9:30am-6pm • Sun 11am-4pm • Thurs & Fri 9am-8pm
                                                                                                                                                                                 need to be counted and added to the 2008
                     163 West Main Street • Dudley, MA 01571
   Ph: 508-943-TUBS (8827) • Fax: 508-943-8823 • E-mail: relax@dudleyhottubs.com
                                                                                                                                                                                 Northeast      Connecticut         Relay     fund.
                              www.dudleyhottubs.com                                                                                                                              Donations will still be taken until August.
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Overall, the 2008
                                                                                                                                                                                                        N o r t h e a s t
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Connecticut           Relay
                                                                                                                                                                                                        was a huge success,
                                                                                                                                                                                                        according to Faucher,
                                                                                                                                                                                                        and all of the success
                                                                                                                                                                                                        is due to the endless
                                                                                                                                                                                                        efforts of Relay par-
                                                                                                                                                                                                           “We’re all very
                                                                                                                                                                                                        pleased of how well
                                                                                                                                                                                                        we did considering
                                                                                                                                                                                                        the hard economical
                                                                                                                                                                                                        times we’re in,” she
                                                                                                                                                                                                        said, adding that she
                                                                                                                                                                                                        and the Relay commit-
                                                                                                                                                                                                        tee are grateful for all
                                                                                                                                                                                                        of the time and hard
                                                                                                                                                                                                        work of the team cap-
                                                                                                                                                                                                        tains and their teams
                                                                                                                                                                                                        for all that they did to
                                                                                                                                                                                                        help make Relay a
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Anyone wishing to
                                                                                                                                                                                                        donate can still do so,
                                                                                                                                                                                                        according to Faucher.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Send a check with
                                                                                                                                                                                                        “NE CT Relay” on the
                                                                                                                                                                                                        memo line to the
                                                                                                                                                                                                        American           Cancer
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Society, 106 Route 32,
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Franklin, CT 06254-
                                                                                                                                                                                                        1800. Donations can
                                                                                                                                                                                                        also be given to team
                                                                                                                                                                                                        captains or turned in
                                                                                                                                                                                                        at the Relay meeting
                                                                                                                                                                                                        that will be held June
                                                                                                                                                                                                        4      at       Woodstock
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Academy       .
                                                                                                                                                                                                           For more informa-
                                                                                                                                                                                                        tion on the Northeast
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Connecticut Relay for
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Life and how to can
                                                                                                                                                                                                        get involved, visit
                                                                                                                                                                                                        h t t p : / / w w w. w i n d -
                                                                                                                                                                                                        or http://www.cancer
                                                                                                                                                                                                        t e n t / P A R -

                                                                                                                                                                                                             Chenoa Pierce may
                                                                                                                                                                                                           be reached at (860) 928-
                                                                                                                                                                                                           1818, ext. 112, or by e-
                                                                                                                                                                                                           mail       chenoa@vil-



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                                                                      The Hot Spot                                                                             ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT

Sean Fullerton breaks new ground
        working musician for more                                                   and     songs      samples,     visit:
        than 12 years throughout                                  NOT SO            www.myspace.com/plaidcouchmu-
        New       England,      Sean                                                sic.
Fullerton has been with several                                    QUIET                     ,
                                                                                      Friday May 23
successful bands and acoustic                                                         • Jug of Punch — 9 p.m., Fiddler’s
duos. He is now starting a new                                    CORNER            Green, 19 Temple St., Worcester,
chapter in his career as a solo per-                                                Mass.
former.                                                             MARK              • Steve Smith & The Nakeds —
   Originally from Dover, Mass.,                                  RENBURKE          9:30 p.m., Gilrein’s, Worcester,
Fullerton grew up surrounded by                                                     Mass.
music. “My mom is a piano player,”                                                    • Sean Ryan — 7 p.m.,
he said. “I remember hearing her         while staying true to his roots,           Greendale’s Pub, 404 W Boylston
play this song that haunted me —         Fullerton is not your typical              St., Worcester, Mass.
Beethoven’s ‘Moonlight Sonata.’          singer-guitarist. “I’m focusing on           • Bizpino and the S.T.A.B. All
Ever since, I’d always hunt for fan-     learning as much delta blues music         Stars, Pistolshot Gypsys, Kislau,
tastic melodies and harmonies.”          as I can, while keeping my love of         Tester, Audio Nation — 8 p.m., The
   But like many budding musi-           The Beatles,” he said.                     Lucky Dog, Worcester, Mass.
cians, it was The Beatles that fur-        With his distinctive vocals,               • Nude Black Glass — Mill Street
thered Fullerton’s interest in           unique finger style and 12 string          Brews, Southbridge, Mass.
music. The guitar bug bit him at         abilities, he is also known for all-         • Dollar Draft — The Pump
age 15 when he learned to play his       around      entertaining         perfor-   House, Southbridge, Mass.
first song, “Yellow Submarine,”          mances.                                      • Jediah Band — 7 to 11 p.m.,
and he hasn’t looked back.                 “I hope that people enjoy what I         Oxhead Tavern, Sturbridge, Mass.
   Fullerton has performed since         do and continue to want to come            (grand opening of the Lakeside
the late ’90s in acoustic duo The        see me have fun and play,”                 Deck with complimentary hors
                                         Fullerton said.                                                                                                     Sean Fullerton
BaysicS with his brother Adam. In                                                   d’oeurves).
1998, they won a Battle of the             Don’t miss Sean Fullerton this             • Lisa Martin — 7 to 9 p.m.,             171, Putnam/Woodstock.                Disaster, The Pathetics — 8 p.m.,
Bands, beating out nine electric         Friday at Point Breeze, along with         Sturbridge Coffee House, 479 Main            • Desert Rain — The Desert Café,    The Lucky Dog, Worcester, Mass.
acts. In 2002, they released an origi-   the BaysicS and other acts includ-         St. (Route 20), Fiskdale, Mass.            Danielson, Conn.                        • Britny Fox with King Chapel,
nal CD, “3 Years On The Couch.” It       ing Beatles tribute band Beatles for         • Benefit for the Brad Delp                         ,
                                                                                                                                 Saturday May 24                     Sins of America and Black County
was also chosen as the official          Sale, Fourth Gear, Dan and Steve           Foundation — 8 p.m., Point Breeze,           • Borderland All-Stars — 9 p.m.,    Deputy — Mill Street Brews,
soundtrack for the film “Getting         Kirouac, and Mark Renburke (me)            114 Point Breeze Road, Webster,                            ,
                                                                                                                               The Galway Bay Worcester, Mass.       Southbridge, Mass.
Out Of Rhode Island.” In 2004, The       all starting at 8 p.m. It’s a free show,   Mass. Free, but accepting dona-              • No Alibi — 9:30 p.m.,               • Arno & The Lowdown — The
BaysicS opened up for one of             but will accept donations to benefit       tions.                                     Greendale’s Pub, Worcester, Mass.     Pump House, Southbridge, Mass.
Fullerton’s musical heroes, Men At       the Brad Delp Foundation. And                • B&E — 8 p.m., Dino’s Sports Bar          • Sugar Ray & The Blue Tones —        • Robin O’Herin — 6 to 9 p.m.,
Work’s frontman Colin Hay at The         catch Fullerton ‘s next full-length        and Grill, 40 Lake St., Webster,           9:30 p.m., Gilrein’s, Worcester,      Sturbridge Coffee House, Fiskdale,
Lucky Dog Music Hall in                                            ,
                                         solo gig on Thursday May 29, at            Mass., (508) 461-9047.                     Mass.
Worcester, Mass.                         Tara Pub on Green Street in                  • KK & The Village Allstars — 9            • The Independants, The                      Turn To FULLERTON, page A4
   Now eager to break new ground         Worcester. For his full schedule           p.m., The Village Lounge, Route            Numbskulls, Musclecah, Natural

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               LEGAL NOTICE                                                     Registrar of Voters and Justices of the Peace                                          339.                                                                   Reardon Road, Map 65, Block 100, Lot 40.
          TOWN OF THOMPSON                                                      will be on file in my office at 415 Route 169,                                         Attest:                          Judy E. Walberg,                      For conceptual approval of an 8-lot industrial
      ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS                                                   Woodstock, CT and copies are available for                                                                       Town Clerk of Woodstock                      subdivision, with driveways, parking areas,
   The Zoning Board of Appeals, at their reg-                                   public distribution. A primary will be held                                            May 23, 2008                                                           septic systems, wells and stormwater sys-
ular meeting held on May 12, 2008 voted to:                                     August 12, 2008 if the required primary peti-                                                                                                                 tems. Date of receipt 4-08-08. Conditions.
   APPROVE - Variance Application #ZBA                                          tions for opposition candidates is filed pur-                                                         LEGAL NOTICE                                                                Howard Peck, Vice-Chair
08-06 – Coman & Tellier, 70 Chase Road,                                         suant to Sections 9-382 to 9-450 of the                                                    THOMPSON INLAND WETLANDS &                                                     Inland Wetlands & Watercourses
Thompson CT – Addition close to road,                                           Connecticut General Statutes, not later than                                                 WATERCOURSES COMMISSION                                                                          Commission
meeting up with existing building, 18’ from                                     4:00pm on June 10, 2008. For Justice of the                                            The Inland Wetlands & Watercourses                                                                    May 13, 2008
road to existing building. CONDITIONS                                           Peace, a petition form with candidates num-                                            Commission voted on the following applica-                             May 23, 2008
                     John Bell, Sr., Chairman                                   bering at least a bare majority of the number                                          tions at their May 13, 2008 meeting:
                     Zoning Board of Appeals                                    of justices of the peace to be nominated by                                                1) Subdivision Application SUB #0804-01                                     TOWN OF WOODSTOCK
                                May 12, 2008                                    such party in the municipality must be filed.                                          Thompson Rail Business Park, LLC,                                      At the May 15, 2008 Regular Meeting, the
May 23, 2008                                                                    Petition forms, instructions and information                                           Reardon Road, Map 65, Block 100, Lot 6. For                            Planning & Zoning Commission approved
                                                                                concerning the procedure for filing opposing                                           conceptual approval of a 5-lot industrial sub-                         modification to: #SP576-08-02 Amanda
             LEGAL NOTICE                                                       candidacies, including schedules, may be                                               division, with driveways, parking areas, sep-                          Bradford, Phelps Road – Activity on a scenic
       TOWN OF WOODSTOCK                                                        obtained      from    Suzanne Woodward,                                                tic systems, wells and stormwater systems.                             road – Overhead utilities.       Chair Gail
   A certified list of Republican and                                           Democratic        and     Elizabeth    Brooks,                                         Date of receipt 4-08-08. Conditions.                                   Dickinson.
Democratic Party Endorsed Candidates for                                        Republican Registrars of Voters, 415 Route                                                 2) Subdivision Application SUB #0804-02                            May 23, 2008
the Town of Woodstock for election as                                           169, Woodstock Town Hall, 928-6596, ext.                                               Thompson Rail Business Park, LLC,
                                                                                          VILLAGER NEWSPAPERS ☎ TOWN-TO-TOWN CLASSIFIEDS ☎        Friday, May 23, 2008                           B3

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The Gold Eagle at Laurel House                                                                                                        Restaurant Hours:
Restaurant, Lounge & Banquet Facility                                                                    Sun-Thurs 11-9pm • Fri & Sat 11-10pm
8 Tracy Road, Dayville, CT • 860-779-7777                                                                                Lounge Menu Available
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                                Serving all of your Party Needs: Weddings, Showers, Birthdays, Graduations, Funerals
                                                          Entertainment Fridays & Saturdays
B4 ☎ VILLAGER NEWSPAPERS ☎ TOWN-TO-TOWN CLASSIFIEDS                        Friday, May 23, 2008

Sean Fullerton breaks new ground
FULLERTON                                       • Desert Rain (Jan & Evie’s                             Kurt Meyer and Jay Parker — 8 p.m.,           Pump House, Southbridge, Mass.
continued from page   A1                      Wedding) — The Desert Café,                               The Desert Café, Danielson, Conn.               • Open mic — 8 p.m., The Village
                                              Danielson, Conn.                                                        ,
                                                                                                          Wednesday May 28                            Lounge,        Route          171,
                                                Sunday May 25                                             • Steve Willey — 8:30 to 11:30 p.m.,        Putnam/Woodstock, Conn.
                                                • Mike & Amanda Lirange, Sunset                         TJ O’Brien’s, Sturbridge, Mass.
  • Mike Hulme — 8 p.m., The
                                              Strippers (’80’s glam rock) — 9 p.m.,                       • Open mic — 8 p.m., The Desert                If you’re an artist who would like
Whistle Stop, Oxford, Mass.
                                              The Lucky Dog, Worcester, Mass.                           Café, Danielson, Conn.                        to be featured, know of someone else
  • Steve Tilston — 8 p.m., The
                                                • The Mill Boys (Irish) — 4 to 8                                   ,
                                                                                                          Thursday May 29                             who is or simply want to let us know
Vanilla Bean Cafe, Pomfret, Conn.,
                                              p.m., TJ O’Brien’s, Sturbridge, Mass.                       • Sean Fullerton — 8:30 p.m., Tara          about an upcoming gig, e-mail me at
                                                • Sour Grapes — The Desert Café,                        Pub, Worcester, Mass.                         GettingInTune@MarkRenburke.com
  • Fiske & Herrera — 9 p.m., The
                                              Danielson, Conn.                                            • Mike Fura (piano and vocal) —             . Anything I get before Friday of each
Gold Eagle @ The Laurel House, 8
                                                Tuesday May 27                                          Tribeca,     92   Shrewsbury       St.,       week will make the following
Tracy Road (395 Exit 94), Dayville,
                                                • Bill McCarthy’s Open Mic — 7:30                       Worcester, Mass.                              Friday’s paper. Keep the music live
Conn., (860) 779-7777.
                                              p.m., Greendale’s Pub, Worcester,                           • Bill McCarthy’s Open Mic — 8              and not so quiet here in
  • Smoke House — 9:30 p.m., The
                                              Mass.                                                     p.m., TJ O’Brien’s, Sturbridge, Mass.         Northeastern Connecticut and
Lake Tavern, Upper Maple Road,
                                                • Blues Jam with Brandt Taylor,                           • Acoustic Jam with Al Lake — The           Central Massachusetts!
Dayville, Conn.

                                                     A word of thanks to all our veterans
                                                     who served with patriotism and pride.
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                                                                                             May. It was formerly known as                                                                                          Ear Piercing
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                Dave & Ray, Owners                                                         Decoration Day. This holiday com-
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                                                                                        began first to honor Union soldiers who
                                                                                    died during the American Civil War. After
                                                                                     World War I, it expanded to include those
                                                                                     who died in any war or military action.
                                                                           Today, many Americans use Memorial Day weekend
                                                                to also honor family members who have passed away.                                                                        Brooklyn
                                                                   Many people observe this holiday by visiting cemeteries and
                                                                memorials. A National Moment of Remembrance takes place at 3
                                                                                                                                                                                         Beef & Fish
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                                                                                                                                                                                        Flowers for all your
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                                                                                                                                   VILLAGER NEWSPAPERS ☎ TOWN-TO-TOWN CLASSIFIEDS ☎         Friday, May 23, 2008                   B5

                        Arthur O. Auclair Sr., 80                                                                                                            George C. Pompeo, 86
  PUTNAM/FLORIDA — Arthur O.                                   Mr. Auclair served in the                                                 NORTH GROSVENORDALE — George C.                 School of Design, with gradu-
“Gallagher” Auclair Sr., 90, of Liberty                     National Guard in the late                                                Pompeo, 86, of 124 Pompeo Road, died               ate work at the University of
Highway Putnam, and Hobe Sound, Fla.,                       1930s. He enjoyed hunting and                                                     ,
                                                                                                                                      Sunday May 18, at Day Kimball Hospital in          Connecticut and the University
passed away May 11 at Lanessa Extended                      fishing, as well as working in                                            Putnam.                                            of Hartford.
Care in Webster, Mass.                                      his yard and gardening. His                                                  He leaves his wife of 62 years, Elizabeth A.      Mr. Pompeo was a retired
  He was the husband of Theresa F.                          greatest passion was raising                                              (Hoenig) Pompeo of North Grosvenordale; a          president of Hobbs Medical
Martineau, whom he married April 13, 1940,                  and racing homing pigeons. He                                             son, Jeffrey S., and wife Cheryl Pompeo of         Inc., in Stafford Springs, where
at St. Mary’s Church.                                       competed with other lofts in the area and                                 North Grosvenordale; three daughters,              he worked for 20 years. He had
  In addition to his loving wife of 68 years, he            belonged to homing pigeon clubs in                                        Kathy and husband Paul Gilbert of North            also worked as a manufacturing metallurgi-
leaves four children, Arthur Jr. and his wife               Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode                                      Grosvenordale, Elizabeth and husband Ron           cal engineer at American Optical for 30
Marie of Putnam, Theresa and Martin                         Island.                                                                   Greene of North Grosvenordale, and                 years.
Defocy Jr. of Hobe Sound, Fla., Alice and                      After his retirement from Connecticut                                  Cynthia and husband Dr. Bruce Sherman of             Mr. Pompeo was a United States Navy
David Belden of Woodstock and Anita and                     Carpenters Union, Mr. Auclair spent his win-                              Woodstock; 13 grandchildren; three great-          World War II fighter carrier pilot, achieving
Norman Therrien of North Grosvenordale;                     ters in Hobe Sound, Fla., where he could be                               grandchildren; and several nieces and              the rank of lieutenant commander. He was
nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchil-                  found fishing off the beach, playing shuffle                              nephews.                                           awarded three Distinguished Flying Crosses
dren.                                                       board, enjoying a good game of cards or just                                 He was predeceased by a daughter, Susan         and four Air Medals. He was a member of
  A great-granddaughter predeceased him.                    relaxing and enjoying life.                                               Ortega, of Southbridge, Mass.; a brother,          the     American       Legion    in    North
  Born Dec. 23, 1917, in Putnam, he was one                    The funeral and burial were private. Smith                             Bernard Pompeo, of North Grosvenordale;            Grosvenordale and of the Military Officers
of seven children of Albert and Flora                       and Walker Funeral Home, of Putnam, han-                                  and two sisters, Lena Langevin and Evelyn          Association of America.
(Auger) Auclair. At a very young age, he was                dled the arrangements.                                                            ,
                                                                                                                                      Gursky both of North Grosvenordale.                  A private graveside service was held
given the nickname of Gallagher, which                         In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to                              The son of the late George and Mary L.                   ,
                                                                                                                                                                                         Tuesday May 20, with military honors in St.
stayed with him throughout his life. In his                 a favorite charity or to the Alzheimer’s                                  (Ruell) Pompeo, he was born in Putnam and          Joseph Cemetery in North Grosvenordale.
youth, he was active in local sports, includ-               Association Connecticut Chapter, 279 New                                  lived there all his life. He was a 1940 graduate   Shaw-Majercik Funeral Home, of Webster,
ing baseball and football.                                  Britain Road, Suite 5, Kensington, CT 06037.                              of Tourtellotte Memorial High School and           Mass., directed arrangements.
                                                                                                                                      also attended Monson Academy and                     Please omit flowers. Donations may be
                                                                                                                                      Worcester Poly Tech. He earned his bachelor        made to the Thompson Public Library in
                         Gertrude Mazzarella, 49                                                                                      of science degree from the Rhode Island            North Grosvenordale.

  ROGERS — Gertrude (Clark) Mazzarella,                       The daughter of the late George F. and
49, of Boys Avenue, died peacefully at home                 Mary Anne (Strain) Clark Sr., she was born
Friday May 16, surrounded by her family
  She was the wife of Rene P Mazzarella.
                                         .                  Aug. 19, 1958, in Stamford.
                                                              Mrs. Mazzarella worked as an EMT for KB
                                                                                                                                                                 Evelyn J. Woods, 46
  In addition to her husband, she leaves two                Ambulance Corps and the American Legion                                     SOUTHBRIDGE, Mass. — Evelyn J.                     The daughter of John G. and Elaine
daughters, Danielle Fondelheit and Katie                    Post 91 Ambulance Corps in Moosup. She                                    (Fleming) Woods, 46, of Cross Street, died         (Benoit) Fleming, she was born in Worcester.
Fondelheit, both of Killingly; her beloved                  was a volunteer EMT with the Williamsville                                May 15 at home after a long illness.                 She was a homemaker who enjoyed mak-
puppy Alex; stepchildren Joshua Mazzarella                  Volunteer Fire Department for many years.                                   She leaves a daughter, BarbaraAnne               ing crossword puzzles and collecting light-
of New York and Ashley Mazzarella of                        She loved camping.                                                        Sweeney, of California; a granddaughter,           houses.
Killingly; sisters Mary Lou Verrette of                       The funeral was held at the Tillinghast                                 Shabon Sweeney; a great-grandchild; four             Sansoucy Funeral Home of Southbridge
Killingly, Debra McCormick of Killingly,                    Funeral Home in Danielson. Burial was in                                  brothers, Norman Chenevert of Webster,             handled the arrangements. All services were
Georgette Williams of Sterling and Alice                    Bartlett Cemetery in East Killingly .                                     James Chenevert of the Quinebaug section           private for family.
Fondelheit of Killingly; brothers George                      In lieu of flowers, donations in her memo-                              of Thompson, Conn., Vincent Chenevert of             Donations may be made to St. Louis
Clark Jr., Arnold Clark and Dennis Clark, all               ry may be made to the family to help with                                 Southbridge, and John Fleming of Webster;          Church, Lake Street, Webster, MA 01570.
of Killingly; and many nieces and nephews.                  final expenses.                                                           and many nieces and nephews.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                             - Including -
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         Tues.-Wed. 9-6;
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           Thurs. 9-7;
             Fri. 9-8;
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            Sun. 12-4            GIRL SCOUTS & BOY SCOUTS
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                                                                         “The Good Ol’ Days”
                                                                                                                                                    We Are Moving!
                                 774-8268                                          May 31st - 10 am - 3 pm
                                                              • Fun photos (no charge)
                                                                                                                                                             June 2 we will be
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                                     Sat 8:30-4pm
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                        Dean C. Boutwell, 47                                                                                     Beatrice Arvidson, 86
  THOMPSON — Dean C. Boutwell, 47, of 77           nephews, nieces and cousins.                           WOODSTOCK — Beatrice E. Arvidson, 86,            farm. She was a devoted member of the
Lehtinen Road, died Monday May 12, in                Mr. Boutwell was born and raised in                                      ,
                                                                                                        passed away Tuesday May 13, at the Village         Evangelical Covenant Church of Woodstock,
Hubbard Regional Hospital after being              Marlboro. He graduated from Marlboro High            at Waterman Lake.                                                                .
                                                                                                                                                           which she attended faithfully She served on
stricken ill.                                      School, where he played on the varsity base-           She leaves her brother, Paul Arvidson, and       the Deacon Board and was a member of the
  He leaves his wife of nine years, Sandra A.      ball and hockey teams.                               his wife Joan; four nieces, Carol (Lauren)         Ladies Group. A fine seamstress, she enjoyed
(Hilton) Boutwell; two sons, Stephen D.              A certified public accountant, he earned a         Merlo, Martha (Robert) Beckwith, Beth              sewing clothes for her nieces when they were
Boutwell and Michael A. Boutwell, both of          bachelor’s degree in accounting from Salem           (Frank) Thayer and Linda (Greg) Scarpa; six        young. She enjoyed gardening and tending
Littleton, N.H.; a stepdaughter, Holly A.          State College and later a master’s degree in         great-nieces and two great-nephews.                her flowers, vegetable garden and especially
Blain, of North Grosvenordale; his parents,        accounting.                                            He was predeceased by her brother, Sven          her blueberry bushes, which were her pride
Donald C. Boutwell Sr. and Agnes F. (Porter)         Mr. Boutwell was the owner of Boutwell             Arvidson.                                          and joy .
Boutwell of Marlboro, Mass.; seven brothers,                             ,
                                                   Pallet, LLC, in Dudley Mass., for the last nine        The daughter of the late Axela and Agnes                                           ,
                                                                                                                                                             The funeral was held Saturday May 17, at
Donald C. Boutwell Jr. of Putnam, Chuck T.         years. He enjoyed traveling and visits to            (Swanson) Arvidson, she was born July 29,          the Evangelical Covenant Church. Burial
and Paul M. Gilchrest and Jay C. Boutwell,         Foxwoods. He lived in Minnesota for about 15         1921, in Putnam. She attended Woodstock            was in Elmvale Cemetery in Woodstock. The
all of Marlboro, Mass., Keith A. Gilchrest of      years before moving to Thompson about 10             Public Schools and Woodstock Academy and           Smith & Walker Funeral Home, of Putnam,
Lancaster, Mass., Darren C. Boutwell of            years ago.                                           graduated from Bryant College in Rhode             handled arrangements.
Rutland, Mass., and Jeffrey D. Gilchrest of                                       ,
                                                     The funeral was held Friday May 16, in the         Island. She later received a business degree         In lieu of flowers, donations in her memo-
Auburn, Mass.; two sisters, Debbie M. Perks        United Church of Christ, Federated in                American      International     College     in     ry may be made to Fisher Center for
of Charlton, Mass., and Dorinda L. Boutwell        Webster, Mass. Burial was in Howard Street           Springfield.                                       Alzheimer’s Research Foundation, One
of Marlboro, Mass.; his in-laws, Sylvester P.      Cemetery in Northboro, Mass. The Scanlon               Miss Arvidson was employed by Monarch            Intrepid Square, West 46th St. & 12th Ave,
Siekierski and Frances S. (Brown) Hilton,          Funeral Service, of Webster, Mass., directed         Life Insurance Co. in Springfield for 39 years     New York, NY 10036 (www.alzinfo.org).
both of Webster, Mass.; aunts, uncles,             arrangements.                                        as department head. After retirement, she                                                 ,
                                                                                                                                                             To share a memory with her family “light
                                                                                                        returned to Woodstock to live on the family        a candle” at www.smithandwalkerfh.com.

                         Esther B. Hebert, 52                                                                                   Henri L. Gauthier, 88
  WORCESTER, Mass. — Esther B. "Robin"             of Woodstock; 14 grandchildren.                        BROOKLYN — Henri L. Gauthier, 88, of               The son of the late Sylvio and Justine
Hebert, 52, of 40 Great Brook Valley Ave., for-      The daughter of the Donald and Mary                                                   ,
                                                                                                        Woodward Road, died Wednesday May 14, in           (Penell) Gauthier, he was born Aug. 15, 1919,
merly of Woodstock, Conn., died Thursday      ,    (Hazzard) Hebert, she was born in Putnam             Brooklyn.                                          in Brooklyn. He attended local schools.
May 15, at UMASS Memorial Health Care-             and lived in Worcester for 30 years, previous-         He was the husband of Liliane (Renaud)             Upon completion of his education, Mr.
University Campus, Worcester.                      ly living in Woodstock.                              Gauthier, whom he married Feb. 8, 1941, at         Gauthier worked at Pratt and Whitney for
  She leaves a son, Pedro Hebert, of Webster;                                       ,
                                                     The funeral was held Monday May 19, at             St. James Church in Danielson.                     many years. A loving husband and father, he
six daughters, Nola J. Pamentier of Putnam,        the Shaw-Majercik Funeral Home in                      In addition to his wife of 68 years, he leaves   was a communicant of Our Lady of
Conn., Naomi Hryzan of Webster, Benita             Webster. Burial was at the convenience of the        a son, Allen Gauthier, and his wife Carol of       LaSalette Church in Brooklyn.
Hebert of Webster, Amy Melendez of                 family .                                             Ledyard; a brother, Norman Gauthier, of              Following cremation, private burial was in
Putnam, Erica Hebert of Oxford and Laura             Donations can be made to the Pedro Hebert                        .;
                                                                                                        Louisville, Ky a grandson, Christopher, and        Holy Cross Cemetery in Danielson. Gagnon-
Hebert of Webster; two brothers, Elmer             Scholarship Trust Fund, c/o Hometown                 a granddaughter, Alynn; and several nieces         Costello Funeral Home, of Danielson, was in
Hebert of Danielson, Conn., and Dale Hebert        Bank, Main Street, Webster, MA 01570.                and nephews.                                       charge of arrangements.
                                                                                                          He was predeceased by four brothers.

                                                                                                                                   Roy Pomposelli, 59
                    J. Bernard G. Ferland, 74                                                                                  WOODSTOCK — Roy             was a carpenter and builder
                   THOMPSON         —      J.      (Dinsdale) Ferland, and, in 2006, by his                                 Pomposelli, 59, of Old         who owned and operated
                 Bernard G. Ferland, 74, of        nephew, Rene Ferland Jr., of Buffalo, N.Y.                               Sawmill Road, Woodstock,       Pomposelli Construction Co.,
                 500    Riverside     Drive,         A son of Doriller and Orianna (Desautels)                              died peacefully at home        and for the last six years, he
                 Pineview Court, North             Ferland, he was born May 9, 1934, in North                                           ,
                                                                                                                            Wednesday May 14, sur-         owned         and       operated
                 Grosvenordale,         died       Grosvenordale, and was a lifelong resident                               rounded by his loving fam-     Pomposelli Trucking. He was a
                 Monday May 12, in Haven           there.                                                                      ,
                                                                                                                            ily after a two-year battle    veteran of the Vietnam War
                 Health Center, Danielson,           Mr. Ferland was a member of St. Joseph’s                               with cancer.                   serving with the U.S. Army   .
                 after an illness.                 Church. He enjoyed his new Subaru, whist                                    He was the beloved hus-        A communicant of St. Mary Church of the
                   He leaves a brother, Rene       parties in Rogers and his visits to the casino.                          band of Paula (Olivieri)       Visitation in Putnam, Mr. Pomposelli was a
                 Ferland Sr., and his wife,          The funeral Mass was held Wednesday         ,                          Pomposelli, whom he mar-       loving, kind, compassionate and gentle man
                 Helen Ferland, of Putnam;         May 14, at St. Joseph’s Church, in North             ried Jan. 12, 1976, in Plymouth, N.H.              who loved and cared very deeply for his fam-
an aunt, Jeanne Desautels, of Dayville; his        Grosvenordale. After cremation, burial was             He leaves his wife of 32 years, Paula, and          .
                                                                                                                                                           ily He enjoyed traveling and had a passion
cousin and caregiver, Muriel L. Lariviere, of      private in St. Joseph’s Cemetery .                   his two sons, Christopher of Woodstock and         for food.
Webster, Mass.; and many nieces, nephews             Funeral arrangements were under the                Anthony of Putnam; his three brothers,                A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at
and cousins.                                       direction of Scanlon Funeral Service, 38 East        John Pomposelli Jr. and Alan Pomposelli of                         ,
                                                                                                                                                           11 a.m. Friday May 23, at St. Mary Church of
  He was preceded in death by his brother,         Main St., Webster, Mass.                             Glocester, R.I., and Dennis Pomposelli of          the Visitation, 218 Providence St., Putnam,
Roger Ferland, by his sister-in-law, Betty                                                              Brooklyn; and several nieces and nephews.          followed by military honors. Burial will take
                                                                                                          The son of John Pomposelli and the late          place at St. Mary Cemetery at a later date.
                          Mary Ann Butler, 65                                                           Mary Simone (Lavoie) Pomposelli, he was
                                                                                                        born July 13, 1948 in Pawtucket, R.I. He had
                                                                                                                                                              In lieu of flowers, donations may be made
                                                                                                                                                           to St. Mary Church of the Visitation in
                                                                                                        made his home in Woodstock for more than           Putnam.
                      NASHUA, N.H./WEB-            Joseph Elementary School in 1956 and of              24 years, moving from Glocester, R.I.                                                    ,
                                                                                                                                                              To share a memory with his family “light
                    STER, Mass. — Mary Ann         Bartlett High School in 1960. She resided in           For more than 30 years, Mr. Pomposelli           a candle” at www.smithandwalkerfh.com.
                    (Ryan) Butler, 65, of          Framingham, Bellingham and Maynard,
                    Nashua, died Friday night,     Mass., and in Saline, Mich., before moving to
                    May           16,         at   Nashua.
                    UMass/Memorial Medical
                    Center in Worcester, Mass.
                                                     In her youth, Mrs. Butler worked in the
                                                   office at Middlesex Casket Company in
                                                                                                                               Stanley J. Chzaszcz, 83
                      She leaves her husband       Webster and then at Stevens Linen                                         PUTNAM — Stanley J.           brother       Edward      opened
                    of 43 years, Michael F.                              .
                                                   Associates in Dudley For many years, she                                Chzaszcz, 83, formerly of       Chzaszcz Excavating on Park
                    Butler; a daughter, Holly      was the administrator of the office of Gate                             Oak       Street,     died      Street in Putnam and operated
                    A. Zagwyn, and her hus-        City News in Nashua, a distributor of the                               Wednesday, May 14, in           it for 25 years until retiring in
band, Scott M., of Ashburnham, Mass.; a son,       Boston Globe, retiring in 2004.                                         Hubbard           Regional      1980. They worked on many
Jon A. Butler, of Nashua; three grandchil-                                         ,
                                                     The funeral was held Friday May 23, from                              Hospital, Webster, Mass.,       projects in Putnam and across
dren who were the love of her life, Joshua,        the Sitkowski & Malboeuf Funeral Home, of                               after a long illness.           the state repairing roads and
Jacob and Sheila Zagwyn; two sisters,              Webster, Mass., with a Mass at St. Joseph                                 He leaves his compan-         installing water and sewer lines.
Margaret Lasko of Eastford, Conn., and Jane        Basilica, also in Webster. Burial was in St.                            ion, Ellen Cayer, of               Mr. Chzaszcz enjoyed fishing on his boat,
Wilk and her husband, Ernest, of Dudley;           Joseph Garden of Peace in Webster.                                      Thompson; three sons,           the “Jazzy Chzasz," with family and friends.
many nieces and nephews; grandnieces and             Those planning an expression of sympa-                                John M. Chzaszcz of             He also enjoyed hunting and playing cards.
a grandnephew.                                     thy are asked to consider specifying them-                              Putnam, Gary J. Chzaszcz        He was an avid Red Sox, Patriots and Celtic
  The daughter of John J. “Speed” Ryan and         selves as an organ donor. You may be the one         of Thompson, and Steven M. Chzaszcz and            fan. A communicant of St. Mary Church of
Anna M. (Szymanski) Ryan, she was born             to save someone else’s life. Visit                   his wife Lucy of Putnam; three grandchil-          the Visitation, he was a member of the Polish
Oct. 23, 1942, in Webster, Mass., and lived here   http://www.organdonor.                               dren, Joseph, Magdalena and Matthew; one           American Club, the Irish American Club, the
during her youth. She was a graduate of St.        gov/donor/index.htm.                                 great-grandchild, Jasmine; and many nieces                                           ,
                                                                                                                                                           Albert J. Breault Post 1523 VFW American
                                                                                                        and nephews.                                       Legion Post 13 and the Putnam Fish and
                         Shirley L. Arnold, 85                                                            Born in 1925 in Putnam, he was the
                                                                                                        youngest son of Polish immigrants, the late
                                                                                                                                                           Game Club.
                                                                                                                                                              The funeral Mass was held at St. Mary
  EAST KILLINGLY — Shirley L. Arnold, 85,          Mass.; four granddaughters, Elizabeth                John and Magdalena Chzaszcz. He attended           Church of the Visitation in Putnam. Burial
of Bear Hill Road, died Monday May 12, at
                               ,                   Sidman and her husband John, Susan Nagel             St. Mary School and Putnam High School.            followed in St. Mary Cemetery. Gilman
home.                                              and her husband David, Teresa Smith,                   Mr. Chzaszcz was a World War II Navy vet-        Funeral Home, of Putnam, handled arrange-
  She was the wife of the late Robert A.           Kristine Bickerstaff and her husband                 eran serving in the 7th Naval District under       ments.
Arnold, who died June 6, 2005.                     Timothy; eight great-grandchildren; and sev-         Vice Admiral Anderson. He was a hardwork-             In lieu of flowers, donations may be made
  She leaves two daughters, Linda E.               eral nieces and nephews.                                             ,
                                                                                                        ing man; by day he worked in construction          to St. Mary School, Library Fund, 23
Schramm of Norwich and Deborah L. Smith              She was predeceased by her brothers,               and by night as a weaver for the former            Marshall St., Putnam, CT 06260.
and her husband Robert of West Springfield,        Leonard C. Shippee and Walter R. Shippee,            Putnam Woolen Mill. In 1955, he and his
                                                   and her sister, Helen J. Smith.
                                                     The daughter of the late Fred R. and
                                                                                                                                        Rose Morin, 84
                                                   Hannah (Crabtree) Shippee, she was born
                                                   Aug. 15, 1922, in Providence, R.I. She graduat-
                                                   ed from Killingly High School in 1940.                                     PUTNAM          — Rose       ter of the late Edward and Elizabeth (Sugar)

  Funeral Service
                                                     Mrs. Arnold had been employed for many                                 Morin, 84, died Saturday ,     Kralik.
                                                   years at the former Pervel Industries in                                 May 10, in Putnam.                Mrs. Morin graduated from Bartlett High
                                                   Plainfield prior to her retirement. She was a                              She was the loving           School in Webster, Mass. She was a home-
                                                   member of the North Foster Baptist Church,
          Since 1947                               in Foster, R.I., where she served on various
                                                                                                                            wife of the late Hector L.
                                                                                                                            Morin for 62 years.
                                                                                                                                                           maker and a member of the Daughters of
                                                                                                                                                           Isabella and the Ladies Auxiliary
                                                   boards and committees and played the piano.
      38 East Main Street                          She also played piano at the Nancy Ann
                                                                                                                              She leaves her two
                                                                                                                            sons, Paul Morin of
                                                                                                                                                           Community Fire Department.
                                                                                                                                                              A funeral Mass was held Thursday May 15,
                                                   Nursing Home in Foster, R.I.
      Webster, MA 01570                              A memorial service was held on Saturday     ,
                                                                                                                            North Grosvenordale
                                                                                                                            and Thomas Morin of
                                                                                                                                                           at     St.   Joseph     Church    in   North
                                                                                                                                                           Grosvenordale. Burial followed in St. Joseph
                                                   May 15, at the North Foster Baptist Church,
        (508)943-1298                              Foster, R.I. Burial was at the convenience of
                                                                                                                            Woodstock; her daugh-
                                                                                                                            ter, Charlotte Cancelmo,
                                                                                                                                                           Cemetery. Valade Funeral Homes was
                                                                                                                                                           entrusted with arrangements.
                                                   the family Tillinghast Funeral Home, of              of Burlington; her brother, Martin Kralik, of         In lieu of flowers, donations may be made
  “Ask the Families We’ve Served.”                 Danielson, was in charge of arrangements.            Oxford Mass.; and two grandchildren,               to the Ryan Morin Memorial Fund, c/o
                                                     In lieu of flowers, donations in her memo-         Christopher and Lauren Cancelmo of                 Citizens National Bank, P.O. Box 6002,
       www.scanlonfs.com                           ry may be made to the North Foster Baptist           Burlington.                                        Putnam, CT 06260.
                                                   Church Memorial Fund, 81 East Killingly
     www.websterfunerals.com                       Road, Foster, R.I. 02825.
                                                                                                          Born in Dudley Mass., she was the daugh-

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                                                                                                    VILLAGER NEWSPAPERS ☎ TOWN-TO-TOWN CLASSIFIEDS ☎            Friday, May 23, 2008                   B7

Moral lighthouses need to stay bright
        fter a storm in late January of this                                              There are some great, immovable, moral             For the record, the shoreline has not moved. Please be
        year, a 19th-century schooner                                                  shorelines created by God. These are moral          advised:
        washed up on a beach in Wellfeet,                                              laws that cannot be ignored without serious           • It has been, and will always be, wrong to murder, to have
Mass. Being one of the larger wrecks to                                 B  EYOND       repercussions. Nobody can change them.              sex outside of marriage, to lie, to abuse your body and to dis-
appear in the past 10 years, it serves as a                            THE EWS Millions have arrogantly ignored God’s
                                                                             P                                                             honor your parents.
gruesome reminder of the dangerous                                                     moral laws only to crash against the natural          • True love, faithfulness to your spouse and children, and
waters surrounding Cape Cod. According                                                 consequences of such laws. In his love, God         hard work have always been and will continue to be the real
to the several Boston news programs,                                                   has appointed lighthouses, designed to              keys to a good family life.
between 1850 and 1980, there were more                                     JOHN        spare the average sailor such demise. His             • Selflessness, righteousness and gentleness are still better
than 3,500 shipwrecks in the waters off                                   HANSON       lighthouses include the Bible, governments,         friends than selfishness, sin and hatred.
Cape Cod. In fact, so many ships have                                                  parents and churches.                                 Our “enlightened world” thinks it has invented new morals.
piled up on the hidden sand bars off the                                                  One of the cruelest deeds that could be          The problem is they don’t have the authority to do so.
coast       between       Chatham       and                                            perpetrated upon our                                               “Professing themselves to be wise, they became
Provincetown that those 50 miles of sea have been called an          culture (especially on our children)                                                 fools” (Romans 1:22). Their “enlightenment” is
“ocean graveyard.”                                                   would be to move the moral lighthouses                                               nothing more than a floating lighthouse. It is
   A well-proven deterrent to shipwrecks is the simple, but          — to change our morals and values                                                    worse than no lighthouse at all because their
effective, lighthouse. The oldest lighthouse in America is on        according to the latest trends or cur-                                               floating light is often trusted — directing more
Brewster Island in Boston Harbor. It has doubtless saved thou-       rents. You will notice that the consistent                                           unsuspecting sailors to their inevitable
sands of lives. Since 1716, Boston Light has never moved and         “dumbing down” of American morals                                                    destruction.
has done one very simple thing — declared the shoreline. Still       has resulted in thousands of tragic and                                                 Thank God for all you teachers, parents, pas-
“today Boston Light’s 98-foot tower flashes its 1.75 million can-    bizarre headlines describing shipwrecks                                              tors, bosses, neighbors and other influencers
dlepower beacon every ten seconds, visible for 27 miles. The         that include mass shootings, baby                                                    who have refused to move your lighthouses in
lighthouse is the last remaining manned station in the United        killings, cannibalism, teacher/student                                               response to the intimidation of the politically-
States” (www.lighthousegetaway    .com/lights/boston.html).          scandals, abuse, and the rampant melt-                                               correct crowd. You may tire of holding fast in
   Lighthouses are points of references. They are lifesavers.        downs of the rich and the famous.                                                    the storm, but that is when you are needed
Their authority is powerfully validated when they are foolish-         Where are our lighthouses? Have they                                               most. Don’t move. Stay bright. The coastline
ly ignored. In other words, they are respected because they          been extinguished by the fear of not                                                 can be brutal, but your consistent moral beacon
tell the truth about where the shoreline is. They don’t make         being politically correct? Do we actually                                            will make all the difference in the life of some
the shoreline, they just declare the boundary to the sailor.         believe that if we say the dangerous                                                 young sailor.
   One of the cruelest deeds one could perpetrate on a sailor is     rocks are no longer there that they will
to move the lighthouse. Worse yet would be to set the light-         not cause any more ships to wreck? Does                                                John W. Hanson is the bishop of Acts II
house afloat, creating a beacon that moved with the tides or         moving the lighthouse move the shore-                                                Ministries. To learn more about this moral light-
relocated at the whim of an ocean current. An un-anchored            line? Of course not! Saying something is                                             house, please visit www.ActsII.org.
floating lighthouse would be a weapon of mass destruction.           right does not make it right.

BALLOUVILLE                                     ,
                                       Wednesday 6:30 p.m.
                                                                                   COMMUNITY CALENDAR
                                       St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, 254
St. Anne’s Church, 125 Ballouville
Road,      Ballouville, 774-6164.
                                       Broad St., Killingly 774-8833.
                                       Pastor: The Rev. Anthony C.
                                                                             The calendar page is a free service
                                                                             offered for listings for government, edu-
                                                                                                                         to 7 p.m. in the dining room of the
                                                                                                                         Congregational Church of Putnam.                   SUNDAY
                                                                             cational and nonprofit organizations.       Dinner is $8 for adults and $5 for chil-
Pastor: Rev. Sylva P LeCours.
Masses: Saturday 5 p.m. Sunday 9,
                                       Dinoto. Services: Sundays, 10 a.m.
                                                                             Send all calendar listings and happen-      dren ages 12 and under. Take-out will                   May 25
and 11 a.m. CCD program, 9:45          St. James Church, 12 Franklin St.,    ings by mail at 107 Providence St.,         be available. To make a reservation,
a.m. Sunday Confession Saturday
             .                    ,                                          Putnam, CT 06260, by fax at (860) 928-      please call (860) 928-4405.                OPEN HOUSE will be held at the
                                       Danielson, 774-3900. Pastor: Rev .                                                                                           Aspinock Historical Society, 209
4:30 p.m. or by appointment.           John J. O’Neill. Morning Masses:      5946, or by e-mail to chenoa@vil-
                                                                             lagernewspapers.com. All calendar list-     POMFRET SCHOOL AND COMMU-                  School St., Putnam. The exhibit on dis-
                                       Monday – Friday 7 and 9 a.m.                                                                                                 play features photos of many Putnam
                                       Saturday at 7:30 a.m. Confessions     ings must be submitted by noon Friday       NITY GOSPEL CONCERT will be
BROOKLYN                               Saturday 3:45 p.m. Saturday Vigil
                                                 ,                           to be published in the following            held starting at 7 p.m. in the Clark       men and women who served in World
                                       Mass, 4:30 p.m. Sunday Masses at      Friday’s edition. Villager Newspapers       Memorial Chapel at Pomfret School.         War II. The society’s history book,
Community Bible Chapel, 385            7, 9 and 11 a.m.                      will print such listings as space allows.   Come early as this event is popular        Perspectives of Putnam, will be on
South St., Brooklyn, 774-7115.                                                                                           and the chapel is expected to fill up      sale. For more information, call (860)
Pastor: Services: Family Bible         United Methodist Church of                                                        fast. Admission for this event is free.    963-0092            or           visit
hour and Sunday School, 11 a.m.        Danielson, 9 Spring, Killingly 774-
                                       2839. Office, 779-2018. Pastor: Dan
                                                                                       FRIDAY                                                                       http://www.aspinockhs-putnam.com.

Federated Church of Christ, 15
Hartford Road, Brooklyn, 774-
                                       Ames. Services: Sundays, 10:30                     May 23                         WPTP        JUNIOR        FOOTBALL
                                                                                                                                                                    GOLDFISH SUNDAY will be held
                                       a.m. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.                                                     LEAGUE REGISTRATIONS will be
9817. Pastor: Rev. Paulette                                                                                                                                         from 10 a.m. to noon at Act II
Harwood. Services: 10 a.m.                                                   ‘FREE SPIRITS,’ presented by the            held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Murphy
                                       Westfield Congregational Church       Pomfret Dance Company will start at 7
                                                                                                     ,                                                              Ministries, 1366 Riverside Drive in
Sundays                                                                                                                  Park in Putnam. Girls and boys ages 5
                                       210 Main St., Danielson               p.m. in the DuPont Library Courtyard                                                   Thompson. Every child ages 12 and
                                       774-8438                                                                          to 14 from Pomfret, Putnam,
                                                                             at Pomfret School. Admission is free        Thompson and Woodstock are wel-            younger who attends or brings a guest
Open Bible Baptist, 198 Prince            .
                                       Rev Alice O'Donovan                                                                                                          will receive a goldfish. The church
Hill Road, Brooklyn, 779-7595.         Worship at 10:00 a.m., Sunday         for this event.                             come to participate in the football and
                                                                                                                         cheerleading program. Please bring a       invites everyone to attend and wants
Pastor: Ricky Davis. Sunday            School at 10:00 a.m.
School, 10 a.m. Services: 11 a.m.                                            BLOOD DRIVE will be held from 8             copy of child’s birth certificate. For     to make their young guests feel espe-
                                       e-mail: westfieldcongregat@sbc-
and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday prayer         global.net                            a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Putnam High           more information, contact Chris at         cially welcome by giving them their
and Bible study 7 p.m.                 www.westfielducc.org                  School. All 17-year-old and older stu-      (860) 634-4916, Tracie at (860) 933-7018   own goldfish. No purchase or donation
                                                                             dents, relatives and friends are urged      or Webster at (860) 671-9450.              is required. For more information, call
Our Lady of LaSalette Church 25,       Colonial Baptist Church               to attend this drive because this is the                                               toll-free 1-888-433-9901.
Providence Road, Brooklyn, 774-        185 Broad St.                         start of the summer holiday season
6275. Pastor:    Fr. Raymond           Danielson, CT
Vaillancourt. Masses: Sunday
Masses, 8 and 11a.m. Tuesday
                                       Pastor Russ Elam
                                                                             when the blood supplies are needed
                                                                             the most. Walk-ins will not be allowed.
                                                                                                                         BOOK SIGNING WITH LINDA L.
                                                                                                                         BAUER will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. at            MONDAY
                                                                             To make an appointment, contact
Mass: 8 a.m. Holy Day Masses 9         Sunday morning services:
                                                                             Bruce Provencher at the high school at
                                                                                                                         Wonderland Books on Main Street in
                                                                                                                         Putnam. Bauer, an Eastford Resident,
                                                                                                                                                                                 May 26
a.m. Confessions, baptisms and         celebration and worship,
                                       9:30 to 10:30 a.m.                    (860) 963-6905.                             will sign copies of her book, Fruits
marriages by appointment.                                                                                                                                           THOMPSON’S MEMORIAL DAY
                                       Community & Youth                                                                 and Flowers and Footprints OH MY!, a       PARADE, hosted by the Thompson
                                       (pre-kindergarten-high school                                                     charming and wildly original fable
Sacred Heart of Jesus Church,
620 Wauregon Road, Brooklyn,           mentoring program),
                                       10:30 a.m. to noon., Sunday
                                                                                  SATURDAY                               with colorful illustrations full of
                                                                                                                                                                    VFW Post 10088, will be held starting
                                                                                                                                                                    at 9 a.m. in front of the Town Hall
                                                                                                                         whimsy that will delight and intrigue
774-6892. Services: Saturdays, 5:30
p.m. Rectory 564-2668.                 C.O.R.E. (adult group),                            May 24                         children of all ages.
                                        6 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday
                                                                                                                                                                              Turn To CALENDAR, page B8
                                                                             POLISH SUPPER will be held from 5
St. John Lutheran Church, 445
Providence Road, Brooklyn, 774-
0029. Pastor: Lisa Anderson.           DAYVILLE
Services: 10:30 a.m. Sunday
School, 9:30 a.m.                      St. Joseph/St. Ignatius Weekend
                                       Mass Schedule is as follows:
Trinity     Episcopal   Church,        Saturday Vigil - 4pm St. Ignatius,
Brooklyn, 774-9352. Pastor: The        Rogers. Sunday Mass - 8:30am &
Rev Ronald A. Glaude. Services:
   .                                   10am St. Joseph, Dayville
Sunday Holy eucharist, 8 and 10
a.m.     Wednesday       healing       KILLINGLY
eucharist, 7 p.m.

Unitarian Universalist Society in      Calvary Bible Baptist Church, 162
Brooklyn, Rts. 6 and 69,                                     ,
                                       Main St., Killingly 779-7267.
Brooklyn, 779-2623. President:         Pastor:    Michael J. Rizzuti.
Ann Barry Services: 10:30 a.m.,
          .                            Services: Sunday School 10 a.m.
two Sundays per month at               Services 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Brooklyn Community Center              Wednesday services, 7 p.m.
January to April, at meeting-
house on the Green, April to           Church of the Nazarene, 440
December.                                                      ,
                                       Westcott Road, Killingly 774-5844.
                                       Pastor: Rev. Wendy Ambrefe.
                                       Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. Sunday
DANIELSON                              services, 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.
                                       Wednesday prayer and Bible
                                       study 7 p.m. Thursday youth
  The Cornerstone Baptist              social time, 7 p.m.
Church,    247     Broad    St.,
Danielson; Pastor Rev. Nancy           Colonial Baptist Church, 687
E.F. Morrow; Sunday School: 9                                       ,
                                       Cook Hill Road, Killingly 774-
a.m. Worship: 10:30 a.m. handi-        2202. Pastor: Russ Elam. Services:
capped accessible; nursery care        Faith education 9:30 a.m., wor-
available.                             ship, 10:30 a.m. faith application
                                       from the Bible, 6 p.m.
Congregation B’Nai Shalom:
Sons of Zion building, 125 Church      First Apostolic Church of
St., Putnam. Beth Israel building,     Danielson, 6 Academy St.,
39 Killingly Dr., Danielson. Friday             ,
                                       Killingly 774-3564. Services:
evening services: 7 p.m. in                   ,
                                       Sunday 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Putnam. Saturday morning ser-                     ,
                                       Wednesday 7:30 p.m.
vices: 9 a.m. in Putnam.
Hebrew school meets Sunday             South Killingly Congrega-tional
mornings.       Hebrew       School    Church, 160 Halls Road, Killingly,
Director Jennifer Wright, 774-         774-3871. Pastor: Frank C.
6404; Lay Leader Alan Turner,          Perkins. Services: Sunday 10:30
774-7181; President Linda Simons,      a.m.
                                       Union Baptist Church, 1369
Gospel       Light      Christian      Hartford Pike, Killingly 774-6653.
Fellowship, 132 Wauregon Road,                          .
                                       Pastor: William P Pearl. Services:
Danielson, 779-2418. Pastor Ralph             ,
                                       Sunday 10 a.m.,, including chil-
Stravato. Services: Sunday 10 a.m.     dren’s Sunday School. Tuesday
(Children’s Church at same time),                 ,
                                       Bible study 7 p.m.
B8 ☎ VILLAGER NEWSPAPERS ☎ TOWN-TO-TOWN CLASSIFIEDS               Friday, May 23, 2008

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

                                                    ‘STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS,’ workshop                  p.m. For more information, call (860) 928-7887.
CALENDAR                                            two in the “Protecting Special Places” series,                                                          SUNSET KAYAK EXCURSION, hosted by
continued from page   B7                            will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Oxford
                                                    Community Center, 4 Maple Road., Oxford,
                                                                                                                     SUNDAY                                 Wild Bird Crossing in Sturbridge, will be held
                                                                                                                                                            on the Quinebaug River. Participants will meet
offices on Riverside Drive, Route 12. The           Mass. The workshop will be led by Kathy Roth,                         June 1                            at the canoe trail entrance on Morse Road in
parade will be held rain or shine.                  associate director of the Community                                                                     Holland, Mass., at 6:30 p.m. The group will be
                                                    Preservation Coalition. The Community               TRI-TOWN AMERICAN LEGION BASE-                      observing all forms of nature, such as birds,
TOWN OF EASTFORD MEMORIAL DAY                       Preservation Act (CPA) is a powerful tool for       BALL TRYOUTS will be held at Murphy Park            fish and plants. There is a fee of $5 and regis-
EVENTS will be held throughout the day start-       historic preservation, open space protection,       in Putnam. Prospective players ages 13 to 15        tration is required. For more information, or
ing at 8:30 a.m. A ceremony at General Lyon         affordable housing and recreational opportu-        can try out from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. and players      to register, call (508) 347-BIRD (2473).
Cemetery will be held at 8:30, followed by a cer-   nities. This workshop will discuss the benefits     ages 16 to 19 may try out from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
emony at Grove Cemetery at 9 a.m. The
Eastford Memorial Day parade will begin its
                                                    of the CPA and strategies for a successful CPA
                                                    campaign. Participants are asked to RSVP by
                                                                                                        Registration is $100 and prospective players
                                                                                                        must have a valid birth certificate. For more
parade route in the Eastford Elementary             May 27 by contacting Joanna Doherty of the          information, call Joe Lindley at (860) 928-5527.                        June 4
School parking lot at 9:30 a.m. with a program      Blackstone Heritage Corridor at (401) 762-0250
following the parade at Ivy Glenn Memorial.         or by e-mail at joanna_doherty@nps.gov or           A
                                                                                                        ‘ N AFTERNOON OF VICTORIAN SONG,’                   FREE BLOOD PRESSURE CLINIC, spon-
                                                    Bob Levite of the Quinebaug-Shetucket               sponsored by the Brooklyn Historical Society   ,    sored by Day Kimball Hospital, will be held
            TUESDAY                                 Heritage Corridor at (508) 831-1223, ext. 244, or   will be held starting at 4 p.m. at Old Trinity
                                                                                                        Church on Church Street in Brooklyn. Lyric
                                                                                                                                                            from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in Lower Level Room A
                                                                                                                                                            at Woodstock Town Hall, 415 Route 169,
                                                    by e-mail at boblevite@hotmail.com.
                      May 27                                                                            soprano Mary Beth Lee, accompanied by               Woodstock. For more information, call Connie

                                                              SATURDAY                                  Horace Sellers, playing an antique melodeon,
                                                                                                        will perform 19th-century sacred and parlor
                                                                                                                                                            Maynard at (860) 2685.

held from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Woodstock Town                          May 31                            music. There is no charge to attend this special    WOODSTOCK SENIORS ARTS AND
Hall, 415 Route 169, Woodstock. For more infor-                                                         program. For more information, call (860) 774-      CRAFTS will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at
mation, contact Connie Maynard at (860) 974-        ‘CCC CAMPS IN CONNECTICUT’ WITH                     7728.                                               Woodstock Town Hall, 415 Route 169,
2685.                                               MARTY PODSKOCH will be held from 2 to 4                                                                 Woodstock. For more information, call Connie
                                                    p.m. at Putnam Public Library 225 Kennedy           ‘BEAUTY AND THE BEAST’ AUDITIONS                    Maynard at (860) 2685.
       WEDNESDAY                                    Drive, Putnam. CCC was a work relief pro-           for the Bradley Playhouse production of the
                                                    gram for young men from unemployed fami-                ,
                                                                                                        play will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the     WOODSTOCK SENIORS CARDS AND
                      May 28                        lies, designed to combat unemployment during        Playhouse, 30 Front St., Putnam. Those audi-        DOMINOES will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at
                                                    the Great Depression. Marty Podskoch will           tioning should be prepared to perform a song        Woodstock Town Hall, 415 Route 169,
SENIOR DANCE, sponsored by Day Kimball              discuss the CCC camps in Connecticut in the         excerpt and reading from the audition materi-       Woodstock. For more information, call Connie
HomeMakers, Christopher Heights and Day             1930s. Come learn something new about the           als provided at the playhouse. Auditions will       Maynard at (860) 2685.
Kimball Hospital’s Center for Healthy Aging,                       .
                                                    area’s history For more information, call the       take approximately 20 to 30 minutes once
will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Putnam
Elks Lodge. At the dance, seniors enjoy music
                                                    library at (860) 963-6826.                          inside the theater. There is one child role
                                                                                                        (Chip) available for a boy or girl aged 8 to 13.
from the ’30s, ’40s and ’50s. Many seniors come     BLOOD DRIVE, sponsored by St. Joseph’s              All other cast members must be of a minimum                             June 5
for the dancing and others to listen and social-    confirmation class and in memory of Deacon          age of 14 to audition. Show dates are Aug. 1, 2,
ize. No RSVPs are required and the dances are       Mike Darnowski, will be held at the church,         8,9 and 14 to 16 at 7 p.m. and Aug. 3 and 10 at 2   CONGRESSMAN JOE COURTNEY OFFICE
a free community service. The Elks Lodge is         located at 12 North Main St. in Thompson.           p.m. For more information, call (860) 928-7887.     HOURS will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. in Room
handicap accessible. For more information,          There will be food and great volunteers to help                                                         C221 at Quinebaug Valley Community College,
please contact Cecelia Bray, director of
Marketing and Admissions at Christopher
                                                    with every donor’s needs, as well as a drawing
                                                    for Red Sox and Connecticut Defenders tickets.
                                                                                                                    MONDAY                                  742 Upper Maple St., Danielson. During the
                                                                                                                                                            allotted time, an aide to Courtney will be avail-
Heights of Webster, Mass., at (508) 949-0400.       For an appointment, sign up at the church, call                       June 2                            able to help address issues that residents may
                                                    the American Red Cross at 1-800-448-3543 or                                                             have with the federal government, including
WOODSTOCK SENIORS ARTS AND                          visit http://www.bloodct.org.                       MANDATORY MEETING FOR TRI-TOWN                      problems receiving Social Security or veter-
CRAFTS will be held from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the                                                         AMERICAN LEGION PLAYERS AND PAR-                    ans’ benefits, or other problems related to a
Woodstock Town Hall, 415 Route 169,                 TRI-TOWN AMERICAN LEGION BASE-                      ENTS will be held starting at 7 p.m. at the                         .
                                                                                                                                                            federal agency For more information or to
Woodstock. For more information, contact            BALL TRYOUTS will be held at Murphy Park            American Legion Post 67 in North                    make an appointment, please call Courtney’s
Connie Maynard at (860) 974-2685.                   in Putnam. Prospective players ages 13 to 15        Grosvenordale. This meeting is for players          District Office at (860) 886-0139.
                                                    can try out from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. and prospec-     who make the team and their parents. For
WOODSTOCK SENIORS CARDS AND                         tive players ages 16 to 19 may try out from 5:30    more information, call Joe Lindley at (860) 928-    THOMPSON INTERNATIONAL SPEED-
DOMINOES will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the       to 7:30 p.m. Registration is $100 and players       5527.                                               WAY’S ANNUAL THUNDER KICKOFF,
Woodstock Town Hall, 415 Route 169,                 must have a valid birth certificate. For more                                                           sponsored in part by Thompson Recreation,
Woodstock. For more information, contact            information, call Joe Lindley at (860) 928-5527.    FRIENDS OF THE ALDRICH LIBRARY                      will be held at Thompson International
Connie Maynard at (860) 974-2685.                                                                       INTRODUCTORY MEETING will be held at 7                        .
                                                                                                                                                            Speedway Plan to spend the evening watching
                                                                                                        p.m. at the library 299 Main St., Moosup. Meet      exciting, fast-paced, wheel-to-wheel competi-
          THURSDAY                                  KILLINGLY
                                                    FESTIVAL/TERCENTENNIAL PARADE
                                                                                                        new people, learn skills, be creative, gain con-    tions featuring six divisions of racecars. Also
                                                                                                        fidence, get out of the house, help the library     on hand will be “Roaming Raceway a high  ,”
                      May 29                        AND 300TH BIRTHDAY PARTY will be held
                                                    starting at 1 p.m. The birthday party will be       become a community center and be a friend.                 ,
                                                                                                                                                            energy high action, hands-on micro-racing
                                                    held immediately following the Springtime           Friends of the library help raise funding to        attraction for all ages. Admission is free for all
BLOOD DRIVE will be held from 12:30 to 6                                                                pay for books and programs that the town bud-       Thompson residents; just bring proof of resi-
                                                    Festival/Tercentennial Parade at 3 p.m. at
p.m. at the Putnam VFW 209 Providence St.,                                                              get doesn’t cover. Light refreshments will be       dency (i.e., driver’s license, utility bill, etc.). A
                                                    Owen Bell Park. The party will feature bands,
Putnam. The New England HealthCare                                                                      served and all are welcome to attend. For more      meal deal is available on the event flyer and
                                                    hot dogs, birthday cake and a carnival.
Staffing will be sponsoring the drive, provid-                                                          information, call (860) 564-8760.                   online at http://www.thompsonrec.org. For
ing extra goodies for canteen. There will be a
                                                    ‘BEAUTY AND THE BEAST’ AUDITIONS
drawing for Red Sox and Connecticut
Defenders tickets. Walk-ins will be welcome
                                                    for the Bradley Playhouse production of the                     TUESDAY
                                                    play will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the                                                                              Turn To CALENDAR, page A9
after 1:30 p.m. To make an appointment, con-
                                                    Playhouse, 30 Front St., Putnam. Those audi-                          June 3
tact Lena at (860) 928-4916 or call the American
                                                    tioning should be prepared to perform a song
Red Cross at 1-800-Give-Life (448-3543).
                                                    excerpt and reading from the audition materi-
                                                    als provided at the playhouse. Auditions will
                                                    take approximately 20 to 30 minutes once
held from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Woodstock Town
                                                    inside the theater. There is one child role
Hall, 415 Route 169, Woodstock. For more infor-
                                                    (Chip) available for a boy or girl aged 8 to 13.
mation, contact Connie Maynard at (860) 974-
                                                    All other cast members must be of a minimum
                                                    age of 14 to audition. Show dates are Aug. 1, 2,
                                                    8,9 and 14 to 16 at 7 p.m. and Aug. 3 and 10 at 2

     Woodstock Valley Country Store                                  Cards for all occasions by

                AKA: Woodstock Valley Market Place
              Rt. 171 Woodstock Valley, CT
                           860-974-1639                                  Lottery        Ice

                       Open Daily
                                                      NEW!               Come try one of our

     “KOZY KORNER                                16 Flavors of          delicious grinders or
                                                                        wraps, made of fresh
         CAFE”                                      Hershey’s
                                                   Ice Cream!
                                                                       Boars Head Brand meats
         Beginning Memorial Day -                                           and cheeses,
       OPEN EVERY DAY UNTIL 9PM             Cones, Sundaes             available by the pound!
        Sunday - Thursday 7am-9pm
       Friday & Saturday 7 am-9pm
                                             & Milkshakes
  Serving Breakfast EVERYDAY 7am-11am
       Green Mountain Coffee          Homemade Baked Goods                Blue Rhino Tanks
          Homemade Chili             Homemade Macaroni Salad           Homemade Potato Salad
                                                                                                      VILLAGER NEWSPAPERS ☎ TOWN-TO-TOWN CLASSIFIEDS ☎                  Friday, May 23, 2008                                         B9

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

                                                     and Dave Coffin. Refreshments will be avail-         goals. Space is limited to the first 20 responses,      joanna_doherty@nps.gov or Bob Levite of the
CALENDAR                                             able. Admission is $8 per person and children        so reserve a space today by calling (860) 928-          Quinebaug-Shetucket Heritage Corridor at
continued from page   A8                             under the age of 13 are admitted free. Advance       6541, ext. 2015.                                        (508) 831-1223 ext. 244 or by e-mail at boble-
                                                     tickets can be purchased at Victoria Station                                                                 vite@hotmail.com.
more information, contact Thompson                   Café,    Pomfret     Town     Hall      or  at                     TUESDAY
Recreation at (860) 923-9440 or visit
                                                     http://www.abingtonsociallibrary  .org.
                                                                                                                              June 10                                                 FRIDAY
                                                     PASTA DINNER will be held from 5 to 7 p.m.                                                                                           June 13
STEAK NIGHT will be held starting at 7 p.m.          at American Legion Family Post 67 on Route           SUNSET KAYAK EXCURSION, hosted by
at the Danielson Elks Lodge. The menu con-           200 in North Grosvenordale. Tickets are $8 per       Wild Bird Crossing in Sturbridge, will be held          THAMES RIVER BASIN PARTNERSHIP
sists of steak, potatoes, salad, vegetables, rolls   person and $5 for children under the age of 10       on the Quaboag. Participants will meet at the           FLOATING WORKSHOP VIII will be held
and butter. Tickets are $15 per person and are       and will be available at the bar and at the door.    boat ramp on Route 148 in Brookfield, M.A. at           from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Mansfield Community
on sale at the lodge. For more information, call     Proceeds will benefit Legion programs.               6:30 p.m. We will be observing all forms of                                                     .
                                                                                                                                                                  Center/Mansfield Hollow Lake. Mark P Smith,
(860) 774-9775.                                                                                           nature, such as birds, fish and plants. There is        Director of the Eastern U.S. Freshwater
                                                     ST. STEPHEN’S SECOND ANNUAL FLEA                     a fee of $5 and registration is required. For           Program for the Nature Conservancy (TNC)
WOODSTOCK SENIORS EXERCISE will be                   MARKET/CRAFT SALE will be held from 9                more information, or to register, call (508) 347-       will be the keynote speaker. He is with TNC’s
held from 9 to 10 a.m. at Woodstock Town Hall,       a.m. to 3 p.m. at the church. For those who          BIRD (2473).                                            Freshwater Program and works with the
415 Route 169, Woodstock. For more informa-          work up an appetite, check out the homemade                                                                  Conservancy’s 14 state programs from
tion, call Connie Maynard at (860) 2685.             goodies and food that will be available for sale.    WOODSTOCK SENIORS EXERCISE will be                      Virginia to Maine to develop and implement
                                                     Admission is free and all are welcome. Spaces        held from 9 to 10 a.m. at Woodstock Town Hall,          conservation strategies to protect the natural
COMMUNITY PRESERVATION ACT:                          with tables can be rented for $20 for anyone         415 Route 169, Woodstock. For more informa-             biodiversity of freshwater systems. Come hear
‘SMARTH GROWTH AND PRESERVA-                         wishing to sell their craft items, antiques, etc.    tion, call Connie Maynard at (860) 2685.                                      ,
                                                                                                                                                                  what he has to say then get on a boat at
TION,’ workshop three in “Protecting Special         For more information, contact Ronnie                                                                         Mansfield Hollow Lake and learn about specif-
Places” series, will be held from 6:30 to 8:30       Bowling at (860) 963-2636.                                   WEDNESDAY                                       ic resource tools and enhancement efforts our
                                                                                                                                                                  Partners are involved with. Registration is
p.m. in the Dudley Municipal Complex, 71 West
Main St., Dudley Mass. Participants are asked
                  ,                                  BREAKFAST BUFFET will be held from 7 to                                  June 11                             now open and the fee for this workshop is $25.
to RSVP by May 27 by contacting Joanna               10 a.m. at the United Methodist Church, 954                                                                  For more information, or to register, call Jean
Doherty of the Blackstone Heritage Corridor          Riverside Drive, North Grosvenordale.                WOODSTOCK SENIORS ARTS AND                              Pillo, TRBP coordinator, at (860) 928-4948 or
at (401) 762-0250 or by e-mail at joanna_doher-      Breakfast is $6 for adults and $3 for children.      CRAFTS will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at          visit http://www.trbp.org.
ty@nps.gov or Bob Levite of the Quinebaug-           For more information, contact Marvin Wilbur          Woodstock Town Hall, 415 Route 169,
Shetucket Heritage Corridor at (508) 831-1223,       at (860) 923-2936.                                   Woodstock. For more information, call Connie            BLOOD DRIVE will be held from 12:30 to 5:30
ext.      244,      or     by      e-mail    at                                                           Maynard at (860) 2685.                                  p.m. at TownLine Auto Group on Route 6 in
boblevite@hotmail.com.                                            SUNDAY                                  WOODSTOCK SENIORS CARDS AND
                                                                                                                                                                  Danielson. As usual, employees will be provid-
                                                                                                                                                                  ing sandwiches at canteen. There will be the
          SATURDAY                                                      June 8                            DOMINOES will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at
                                                                                                          Woodstock Town Hall, 415 Route 169,
                                                                                                                                                                  double red blood cell collection machines on-
                                                                                                                                                                  site. Please sign up at the site or call the
                      June 7                         ANNUAL HOOKED ON FISHING DERBY                       Woodstock. For more information, call Connie            American Red Cross at 1-800-448-3543 to make
                                                     will be held starting at 8:30 a.m. at the Pomfret    Maynard at (860) 2685.                                  an appointment. Also, there are new rules for
WPTP JUNIOR FOOTBALL LEAGUE REG-                     Rod and Gun Club. This program is open to all                                                                cancer survivors: some people may be able to
ISTRATIONS will be held from 10 a.m. to 1            girls and boys ages 5 to 14 and will feature                    THURSDAY                                     give blood after 12 months free from cancer
p.m. at Murphy Park in Putnam. Girls and             tagged fish worth $25 at this event. The fee is $5                                                           and treatments. More information on this can
boys ages 5 to 14 from Pomfret, Putnam,              and includes lunch, prizes, a free raffle and                            June 12                             be obtained by calling 1-800-462-9400 ext. 2380.
Thompson and Woodstock are welcome to par-           more. Registration forms can be picked up at
ticipate in the football and cheerleading pro-
gram. Please bring a copy of child’s birth cer-
                                                     Pomfret Community School. For more infor-
                                                     mation, call the Pomfret Recreation
                                                                                                          THE ASPINOCK HISTORICAL SOCIETY’S
                                                                                                          ANNUAL STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE
tificate. For more information, contact Chris at     Department at (860) 974-1423.                        SOCIAL will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the                                     June 14
(860) 634-4916, Tracie at (860) 933-7018 or                                                               society’s office on School Street in Putnam. A
Webster at (860) 671-9450.                           FREE OIL PAINTING LECTURE AND                        highlight will be a free performance by local           BOOK DISCUSSION: THE BOOK THIEF
                                                     DEMONSTRATION            by artist Emily             folk group The Circle, an all women folk group.         BY MANKUS SUZAK will start at 2 p.m. at
BUTTS’ FAMOUS ROAST BEEF BBQ will be                 Boosahda will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at            This event is $5 and includes homemade short-           Putnam Public Library, 225 Kennedy Dr.,
held rain or shine from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at      Celebrations Gallery and Shoppes, 330 Pomfret        cake and a beverage. Tickets will be available          Putnam. If you are interested in attending,
PACC on Harris Street in Webster, Mass. There        St., Pomfret Center. Reservations are request-       at the door. Bring your lawn chair and get set          please call (860) 963-6826 or visit the library to
will be raffles and live music with Obsession.       ed. For more information, or to make a reser-        for a good time.                                        order a book several weeks before the book dis-
Walk-ins are welcome and take-out will be            vation, call (860) 928-5492 or visit                                                                         cussion.
available. Sandwiches are $6 per sandwich.           http://www.celebrationsshoppes.com.                  WOODSTOCK SENIORS EXERCISE will be
Advance tickets, which must be purchased by                                                               held from 9 to 10 a.m. at Woodstock Town Hall,          WPTP JUNIOR FOOTBALL LEAGUE REG-
May 24, are $10 and includes two sandwiches
and a chance for $25 in the raffle. Proceeds will
                                                                 MONDAY                                   415 Route 169, Woodstock. For more informa-
                                                                                                          tion, call Connie Maynard at (860) 2685.
                                                                                                                                                                  ISTRATIONS will be held from 10 a.m. to 1
                                                                                                                                                                  p.m. at Murphy Park in Putnam. Girls and
benefit the North Woodstock Cemetery Fund.                              June 9                                                                                    boys ages 5 to 14 from Pomfret, Putnam,
                                                                                                          WHAT ABOUT OPEN SPACE? BALANC-                          Thompson and Woodstock are welcome to par-
BLUES IN THE PARK, a benefit concert pre-            THE NO-COOKING COOKING CLASS                         ING DEVELOPMENT AND PRESERVA-                           ticipate in the football and cheerleading pro-
sented by the Abington Social Library will be        PART I, part of the Healthy Lifestyle                TION, workshop four in “Protecting Special              gram. Please bring a copy of your child’s birth
held from 4 to 7 p.m. at Pomfret Recreational        Educational Series, will be held from 6:30 to        Places” series, will be held from 6:30 to 8:30          certificate. For more information, or if you
Field. The concert will feature The Generators       7:30 p.m. in RHF 1 at Day Kimball Hospital.          p.m. in the Douglas Municipal Center, 29 Depot          have any questions, contact Chris at (860) 634-
                                                                            Learn quick, easy             St., Douglas MA. Participants are asked to              4916, Tracie at (860) 933-7018 or Webster at (860)
                                                                            snack recipes to help         RSVP by May 27 by contacting Joanna Doherty             671-9450.
 Abigail’s Jewel Box ~ We’ve Moved                                          reach weight loss or
                                                                            weight maintenance
                                                                                                          of the Blackstone Heritage Corridor at (401)
                                                                                                          762-0250       or      by       e-mail      at          PUTNAM HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI BAN-
                                                         76 Main Street                                                                                           QUET will be held starting at 5:30 p.m. in the

        Make It Special                                    Putnam, CT
                                                                                 ATTENTION BUSINESS OWNERS
                                                                                                                                                                  PHS Cafeteria. Welcome alumni! This year
                                                                                                                                                                  will feature special 5 year reunion tables for
                                                                                                                                                                  the years for the Classes of 1933, 1938, 1943,
        Buy a Treasure                                    jsasales.com          • 15 EMPLOYEE CAR DEALER 2007 SAVINGS: $37,000
                                                                                                                                                                  1948, 1953, 1958, 1963, 1968, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988,
                                                                                                                                                                  1993, 1998, 2003 and graduates. Reservations
                                                                                • 5 EMPLOYEE SWITCH MAKER 2008 SAVINGS: $12,000                                   must be made by June 6. If it’s a reunion for
                       N Better Quality Diamonds                                                                                                                  you and you haven’t heard from your class and
                                                                                • 12 EMPLOYEE MFG. 2007 SAVINGS: $22,000                                          care to attend, call Pat at (860) 928-6612.
                       N Better Quality Engagement Rings
                         & Anniversary Bands in most price ranges               Call Us Today at 779-DAVE                                                         ARTS, CRAFTS AND ANTIQUES FAIR will
                                                                                                                                                                  be held as part of Eastford Heritage Day from
                       N Beautiful Antique Jewelry                                             MEDICAL INSURANCE SPECIALISTS, LLC                                 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sellers may rent a 10-foot space
                       N Beautiful Gemstone Jewelry                                  MIS       3 Commerce Ave., Danielson, CT 06239                               for $10 and space must be reserved in advance.
                                                                                               (860)779-Dave (3283) Fax (860) 774-5390 Toll Free (877) 275-3283
                       N State-of-the-Art Custom Design & Repair Work                          Insure@snet.net • davecafro.com • Since 1981
                                                                                                                                                                  For more information, or to reserve a space,
                                                                                                                                                                  call (860) 974-0407.
          ly                Immediate Payment for Old or New
    Active g           N Diamonds N Platinum N Gold N Watches N
                                                                                                                                                                  TAILGATE TAG SALE will be held from 9
    Buyin                                                                                                                                                         a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pompey Hollow Park on
           $             N Gold Coins N Scrap & Dental Gold N                                                                                                     Tremko Lane in Ashford. For more informa-
     Top $                                                                                                                                                        tion, call Connie Mauri at (860) 974-1425.
      Paid                          Highest Prices Paid!
                                                                                                                                                                  DANIELSON ELKS FLAG DAY CELEBRA-
                                                                                                                                                                  TION will be held starting at 1 p.m. in Davis
        Abigail’s Jewel Box                                                                                                                                       Park. Show your patriotism! There will be a
                                                                                                                                                                  guest speaker and celebration goers will learn
 The Tri-State area’s Premier Jewelry Store                                                                                                                       the history of the flag. Should there be
                                                                                                                                                                  inclement weather, the celebration will be held
                Open Thursday-Sunday 11AM-6PM                                                                                                                     at the Elks Lodge on Center St. in Danielson.
                                                                                                                                                                  For more information, call (860) 774-9775.
                                                                                                                                                                  EKONK COMMUNITY GRANGE 114TH
                                                                                                                                                                  ANNUAL STRAWBERRY SUPPER will be held
                                                                                                                                                                  from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Grange, 723 Ekonk Hill
                                                                                                                                                                  Road, Sterling. The menu served at the first
                                                                                                                                                                  strawberry supper will be served and consists
                                                                                                                                                                  of baked ham, baked beans, potato salad, cole
                                                                                                                                                                  slaw, rolls and butter and fresh strawberries
                                                                                                                                                                  over homemade biscuits and topped with gobs
                                                                                                                                                                  of real whipped cream! Dinner is $12 for
                                                                                                                                                                  adults, $6 for children under 12 and preschool-
                                                                                                                                                                  ers eat free. For more information, call (860)

                                                                                                                                                                                      & AUTO CENTERS
                                                                                                                                                                                              Quality Used Cars
                                                                                                                                                                            Over 30 years experience in the transmission industry
                                                                                                                                                                                           We Have:
                                                                                                                                                                  • Synthetic Lubricants & Oils    • Dodge Cummins Diesel
                                                                                                                                                                  • Saginaw Racing                   Hi-Performance Modifications
                                                                                                                                                                    Transmissions & Clutches for     for Engine & Transmission for
                                                                                                                                                                    Thompson Speedway                More Power!

                                                                                                                                                                                  Michael W. Smith
                                                                                                                                                                                       Office 860-774-8421
                                                                                                                                                                              On-Line at: mikesmithtransmissions.com
                                                                                                                                                                           849 North Main Street, Danielson, CT 06239
                                                                                                                                                                             Open Mon.-Fri. 7:30am-5:00pm; Sat. 8-12

                                                                                                                                                                                                        River’s Edge
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Mini Golf
                                                                                                                                                                                        Play All Day
                                                                                                                                                                                          Only $5
                                                                                                                                                                                          Open Daily Noon til dusk
                                                                                                                                                                                      Rte. 12, West Thompson Rd,
                                                                                                                                                                                     and Rte. 193 in Thompson, CT
B10 ☎ VILLAGER NEWSPAPERS ☎ TOWN-TO-TOWN CLASSIFIEDS                                      Friday, May 23, 2008

V ILLAGER •N EWSPAPERS                                                                                                                                                       Town-to-Town
Killingly Villager • Putnam Villager Thompson Villager • Woodstock Villager
                      “Every Home, Every Week”
                                                                                                                                                       CLASSIFIED                    TO PLACE YOUR AD CALL TOLL FREE
              VISIT US ONLINE www.towntotownclassifieds.com
                                     1996 Tigershark                    2007 Toro Time                        8’ Fiberglass
                                                                                                                                               Antique Dresser                 Brand New                          Coffee Table                    Electric La-Z-Boy
     010 FOR SALE                    Two-Seat Jetski                     Cutter Z 480                           Truck Cap                     Wood With Floral Pattern On
                                                                                                                                                                             Kenmore Washer                          46” x 28” $30                Recliner/Lift Chair
                                                                                                                                              Front Of Drawers. Has Two
                                        & Trailer                       18 HP Briggs engine, zero           Front & Side Sliding
                                                                                                                                                Wooden Jewelry Boxes         & Electric Dryer                        508-248-6505                  Luxury Lift Power Recliner
   (2) Carbella’s                             $1275                       turn mower. Cost new               Windows, Locking                                                                                                                            Country Blue,
                                                                           $3,199.99. Used one              Rear Door. Like New!                 Attached To The Top,        $350 pair. Glass top electric            Before 9pm                      Excellent Condition.
   Men’s Fishing                    Andersen 3-Panel Middle            summer, have to sell due to               Only $495
                                                                                                                                               Also Has An Oval Mirror        stove, $350. Refrigerator,                                                  $595 Firm
                                      Swing Patio Door. New.                                                                                   Attached To The White &
       Vests                                   $550
                                                                       physical disability. Excellent
                                                                            condition. $1800.                  860-928-3181                        Black Marble Top.
                                                                                                                                                                              $300. All new bikers black
                                                                                                                                                                              leather jacket with zip out     Complete Master                           508-867-9317
 Coast Guard Approved.                                                                                                                          Very Good Condition
 Size XXL. Never Used.              5-Phone Executone Office              Call (860)774-7493
                                                                                                                                                                                      lining, $45.              Bedroom Set                           Electric
       Paid $150
                                        Telephone System                                                    8’ Fisher Plow                                                      Call (774)241-0327              California king size 4 post
  Asking $80 For Both
                                               $450                   2008 Youth Easton                    Comes with snow foil plow              Double Window                                                  waterbed frame. Large            Wheelchair - Jazzy
                                       6-Outlet NetworkPro                                                  frame form a Ford F-350,           New, Vetter High Pro 4                Brand-New                 armoire, dresser, with large               For Sale
    Double Grinding                        U.P.S., $100
                                                                         Stealth CNT                       pump control and joystick.                                                                           mirror, 2 large end tables,
                                                                                                                                                  With Screens.               Automatic Scrubbing                                                       A-1 Condition
        Wheel                       New 17” Compaq Monitor.             Baseball Bat                           $800 or best offer.              Measures 76”Long                  Power-Head
                                                                                                                                                                                                              colonial Cherry wood-sturdy.
                                                                             30”/21 oz. -9                       Call Joe @                                                                                        Excellent condition.
      On Floor Stand                     Sealed Box, $50                                                                                              61”High                            $500                           $2000/BO.                      (508)764-4129
                                                                         Never Used, Paid $250                (774)245-1400 or
           $100                       Antique Stainless-Steel               Will Take $150                                                           $650 OBO                                                    Call (508)509-5407
                                           Milkcan, $25                                                        (508)892-1773                                                  Reconditioned Prop                                                     Entertainment
        Call Al                                                               Oriental Rug                                                          Marine Hemi                    19” Pitch, Fits
     508-248-3932                   New Tennis Court Net $50            In Great Condition, 5’3” x          8’ Fisher Plow                            Engine                       Merc Cruisers                        Couch                            Center
                                      Antique Singer Sewing               7’8”. Black, Burgundy,           Old stlye off 1995 F-250.                                                                                Like New $200                  Corner unit holds 32” TV.
                                                                                                                                             1959 With Latham Blower                    $85                                                        Excellent condition. $500.
   (2) Tool Boxes                          Machine, $50                     Gold & Green. $40            Frame & Hydraulics included.          And Four Carburetors
                                                                                                              $750 or best offer.                                                  508-826-2029               Cushman Maple Dining                Call (860)963-7880 after
    Side-Mount, Knaack,              IBM Selectric Typewriter               Call 508-234-2647                                                      $8000 OBO
                                           & Table, $100                                                          Call Jeff @                                                                                       Room Set                      5:30pm or leave message
       $100 For Both                                                    26 Inch Yardman                         (978)857-0305                    Honda Goldwing                  Bronco                          4 Straight Chairs,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                2 Captain’s Chairs,                  Entertainment
                                         508-461-9097                        2-Stage                                                             Motorcycle Seat              Convertible Top
      860-923-9317                                                                                           ‘89 Sno Scoot                    Black, Other Accessories          Fits 86-96, $350/BO.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      1 Hutch.                           Center
     **Roland**                                                           Snowblower                       $1800. Mint. Electric start.               Available                       Zenith 27”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        $350                       Oak, Holds Up To A 32”
     **VS880**                       19th CENTURY                      9HP, Excellent Condition.           ‘89 Sno Scoot, $1400. ‘83                    $150                  Console swivel base, with           860-774-8479                    TV. Bevel-Cut Glass Door
                                                                                $465                         Honda 250R, $700. ‘93
    Digital Recorder.               STAFFORDSHIRE                           508-275-9359                      Honda XR80, $600.                  Call 508-259-8805                 VCR, $150/BO.                                                  Front For AV Equipment
     Mint Condition                    Comforter Dogs,                                                    Please leave a message at                                                (508)867-6706                Country Dining                      With Storage Drawer.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Excellent Condition. Paid
                                      Cottages, Historical                  3 Gigantic,                        (860)315-7048
                                      Figures And More!                                                                                         Antique Kitchen               Broyhill Pecan                     Room Table                        Spencer Furniture $600
  508-949-8343 Dudley                 Call 860-774-2459                   Insulated Dog                        All Nighter                       Coal-Burning                Dining Room Set
                                                                                                                                                                                                               6 chairs and 2 piece hutch,              Asking $250
                                                                             Houses,                           Wood Stove                                                                                                                              (860)974-0674
*REDUCED*                                 2 Couches                             $500. each.                 This Is A High Efficiency
                                                                                                                                              Fenway Grand Model 208,
                                                                                                                                                                             Table w/2 inserts, 6 chairs,
                                                                                                                                                                             2-piece hutch, server, $500.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Call (860)974-2686
                                                                       Delonghi toaster oven/broil-
 Bassett 3 Drawer                      85” Long, Like New.                                                     Airtight Iron Stove,            Circa 1920, Boston Stove         Living Room Set               Crib and Changing
  Baby Changing                        With Throw Pillows.
                                                                       er, Alfredo Elite, never used.         Excellent Condition.           Foundry Company. Oven, Six      5-piece sectional w/reclining                                               Center
                                           $250 (Both)
                                                                                New, $100,
                                                                                Asking $70.
                                                                                                              Wood Length 18-22”             Burners, Two Shelves Above.             ends, $375.                   Table Set                      Solid Oak Wood, Custom
  Table/Dresser                     4 Subaru WRX Wheels                   Call (860)923-9056
                                                                                                             $1000, Includes Extras              Very Good Condition.           Call (860)779-7104              Pali, Italian White               Made. Custom Side Door
    with matching 4 drawer                                                                                       860-928-7883                        Asking $700                                              Crib turns into toddler bed, 5        For Tapes, Excellent
                                     Like New! Tires Included
dresser, vinier top and sides,
all wood drawer and dove tail
                                          (P205 55 R16)                35MM Camera                             Americana                            508-234-4412               Bruno Wheel                        years old. In excellent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                condition. $350 for both.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Condition. 62” Wide, Can
                                           $350 For Set                                                                                                                                                                                              Fit Up To A 30” TV
 grip, maple wood. Medium                                              Pentax K-1000                          Electric Stove                        Antique                  Chair/Scooter Lift                    Call (508)987-0480                     $250 Firm
      brown color. $180.                 508-248-5531                                                                                                                        Mounts on back of vehicle.
   Call (508)765-5919
                                                                        with assortment of lenses
                                                                         2 electronic flashes, and
                                                                                                                    &                              Victorian                 List for $2800 Still like new.       Custom Built                           Ask For Bob
                                                                                                                 Gibson                                                              Asking $850.                                                      508-963-0714
  1 HP Pool Pump                            2 Desks                      many other accessories.                                                   Mirrored                     Call (413)436-7585
         $50                         First-Light Oak computer                Sell all for $395.                Refrigerator                     Tall Sideboard                                                        Unit                          Extang Trifecta
                                        desk, 3 drawers 50              Also, Kodak DC 215 Zoom                    $25 each
     413-245-4587                    1/2Lx27Wx30H. Excellent               digital camera, $45.             or $40 for both or make              From England                Business Items                      White Oak and African              Tonneau Cover
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Mahogany, natural finish,         Fits ‘06 Ford F150 crew cab
                                     condition. $190. Second                                                        an offer.                       Upper section has         Cash register with scanner
                                                                        Call (508)943-5954 or                                                                                                                    7ft. high x 8 1/2ft long.        with 5 1/2 ft. bed. Like new,
       17” Rims                     Scandanacian design office
                                                                         days (508)943-7704                      860-412-0127                    columns and carvings.         and credit card machine.        Open bookshelves on ends                       $275.
 2 sets of 17” rims with tires             desk. Drawers                                                    Call Weekdays After 6pm               2 candelabra shelves,        Large/small bag holders.         and area for components
 low miles paid over $1,000          50Lx24Wx30H. Good for                                                                                      7 drawerfronts with burl      Sign Stand. Approximately                                              Call (508)987-0859
                                                                       4 Snow Tires and                                                                                                                          behind doors in center
                                      kids or craft table. $35.
  each set. Asking $650 fpr
                                      Call (860)974-3843                                                         Anderson                        inlay. Perfect for foyer,   400 assorted plastic tags for          section. Like new
 each set or $1200 for both                                              1 Spare Tire                                                           dining or dresser. 74” H      pricing items. $600 or best       condition. Comtemorary
sets. Also selling a Treadmill,                                           Used one season, size                  Windows                       x 23” D x 63” W (surface        offer. Call (860)774-3309          style. Asking $2500.                 Telecaster
         asking $200.              2002 12x40 Park                      175/65R14. $100 for all 5.        New therm. 1 double hung,            area 63” x 22”) appraised                                            Photo’s available.               $250. Drum set, $250.
     Call Bob for info.                                                 Kenmore 80 Series                     R.O. 30”x32” $50.                 at $2200 asking $1250.           Campground                      Call (508)347-9202                Peavey Stratocaster, $175.
    (508)410-9693 or                  Model RV                                Heavy                        Casement-R.O. 283”x48”
                                                                                                                                                 Call (774)230-1763              Membership                            evenings                    Peavey bass, $200. Fender
      (860)923-5792                (like brand new) on beautiful                                             $50. 1 34”x34” 11OV
                                                                      Duty Super Capacity Plus             Commercial-Residential.               or for photo, email         14 Resort Style Amenities &                                             bass amp, $200. Line-6
                                     lot in campground can be                 washer                                                                                                                                                               Spider amp, $300. Electric
                                                                                                             Louvers fan. Excellent             lgkelley@charter.net         Outdoor Recreation Facilities.
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Customized Quilts,
      1955                         used for a full 6 months (15
                                   April-15 October every year)
                                                                       Excellent condition. $75.00.      condition, $100. 1 Sears Best                                       Transferable 2 Lifetimes. Use
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Table Runners or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    drums, $450. Iron Cobra
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    double bass pedal, $100.
                                                                          Call (413)245-3936                water pump. 110-220V.                                                Own RV/Tent Or Rent
  International                      Lot is paid for until 2097.
                                    Call Don (508)344-9499                                                  Excellent cond. $65.00.          Antique Wedding                   Campground’s RV/Cabin.            Wall Hangings                      Tascam 4-track recorder,
                                                                        4x8 Open Trailer                                                                                         Originally Paid $8000                                               $100. MM1 16 channel
     Tractor                                                             Newly done over. Asking
                                                                                                             Call (860)774-7167
                                                                                                                                                  Gown                           Will Sacrifice For                 For Sale
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Quilts and tables runners for any
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          mixer, $100.
    Model 300 Utility. Has          2005 Kitchen Aid                             $525.                    Antique Bedroom                                                           $3000 OBO                                                          (508)943-3813
                                                                                                                                                with train. Fits size 6/7.                                            occasion, for sale.
loader, with snow blade and                                               Call (508)885-5560                                                                                      508-347-9319
dirt bucket. Also has 3 point         Dishwasher                                                                Set                            Excellent condition. $200.                                             ~make great gifts~
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Fischer Spinnet
                                                                                                                                                  Call (860)935-0116                                           Call Carole (860)923-7407
 hitch and torque amplifier.              White Exterior
                                      All Stainless Interior
                                                                          53” Panasonic                        $1200. Old mirrored                                               Campground                                                             Piano
 Runs good. Asking $3500.                                                                                 dressers, $85. New pre-hung
                                                                              HD TV                                                                                              Membership
   550 Gallon Fuel
                                      Excellent Condition -
                                          Rarely Used.                           $800
                                                                                                             exterior door, $80. Three
                                                                                                          new pre-hung interior doors,
                                                                                                                                                 Baby Items                       Sturbridge, MA
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Dark Wood Curio                       With bench. Very good
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  condition, 55”Lx25”Wx41”H.
                                     Model #KUDP01DlWH7                                                                                        Dark Cherry colored crib,                                         55” Wide x 77” Tall,
        Tank                           Serial #FS3201060
                                                                             860-564-6658                   $70. Three new pre-hung          $40. Fisher Price swing, $20.        Outdoor World/                      18” Deep
     Heavy gage, $325.                                                                                    interior doors, $60 per. Three                                       Privileged Access L.P.                                                   Ivory dresser
                                           Type: 577-0                        55 Gallon                     new skylights, still boxed,
                                                                                                                                                Fisher Price take-along                                       Glass Doors On Top, With            w/mirror, porcelain knobs, 7
      Hand Pump                             $300 OBO                                                                                           swing, $15. Fisher Price                Deeded                   Three Drawers Below.              drawers, 56”Lx19”Wx72”H.
            $125                       Call 508-764-8359                      Aquarium                       $90 per. Solid oak youth
                                                                                                                bed/dresser, $175.
                                                                                                                                               soothing motions glider             $11,000/OBO                          $500                           Matching chest
                                                                        Custom built maple stand                                             (new) paid $80, asking $60.           203-938-6922
  Call (860)429-6632                                                        with hood, brass                  (860)774-1950 or                                                                                       Highchair                            4 drawers,
                                                                                                                                              Girls clothing; newborn-5T.                                                                         32”Lx19”Wx43”H, $150. Will
                                   2006 Jazzy Select                      hardware, and raised             (860)933-3694, Ask for                   (860)230-6824                 Case Tractor                           $50
1987 R10 Pickup                       Motorized                        paneled doors. Comes with                    Harry
                                                                                                                                                                                   1948 VAC With                     White Crib
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        email pictures.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Call (508)476-1859
Best offer over $500. Hewlett                                            heater, gravel and light.
  Packard, fax/copy, $100.            Wheelchair                           $500 or best offer.              Antique Dresser                      Bin of Infant/                   Sickle-Bar Mower.            Mattress Included $300
   Tandy computer, never           In great condition. $1900 or           Call (508)234-2227                    & Mirror                         Toddler Toys                     Asking $1650 OBO
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Fitness Equipment
online, great for child, $100.               best offer.
                                                                           6 Shaper Bits                            Couch                        Over 20 items. $10 for       International Harvester                                                  For Sale
 Lexmark Z31 printer, $60.            Call (508)892-1908                                                                                              everything.              Two-Row Corn Planter                                                 Life Fitness Treadmill
 Gold Star A/C, 8000 BTU,                                                Never used w/factory               Entertainment Center                    (508)885-5093                  Trailer-Type, With           Deluxe Rattan                               9100HR
      (508)248-6810                   2007 Electric                   coating. 1/2 inch shank. NOT
                                                                          FOR HAND ROUTER.
                                                                                                                  Patio Set                                                          Hydraulic Lift.
                                                                                                                                                                                       $800 OBO
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Extra Large Dog                               $500
                                      Scooter Bike                               $185.00                  Jessica McClintock Dress             Brand New 2007                                                       Crate                           Stairmaster PT 4000
   1995 Lincoln                                                                                                                                                                    860-974-9811
                                     Brand new, asking $850.                  Delta Lathe                           Size 6                      55 Gallon Fish                                                41” long, 27” wide, 28” high.                  $500
     Town Car                        1978 Cub Cadet Lawn                      Reproducer                   Many Miscellaneous Items                 Tank                                                           $125 or best offer.               This Is Commercial
  Runs good, a lot of new
    parts in front end new
                                   with mower deck, hydrostat
                                                                           Fits 12" & 14" Delta
                                                                               Lathes $450
                                                                                                          EVERYTHING MUST GO!
                                                                                                                                               With pine cabinet stand.
                                                                                                                                                Includes state of the art
                                                                                                                                                                                   Chairs                        Call (508)765-5724                Fitness Equipment At A
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Fraction Of New Pricing!
  suspension in rear. $800
  firm. Also a garage floor
                                       asking $900. 110v,
                                                                                Never Used                    Bridal Gown
                                                                                                                                               Magnum 350 filter, plus
                                                                                                                                               many extras. Fresh water,
                                                                                                                                                                                 ALL BEST OFFER
                                                                                                                                                                                 2 Patio Loungers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Designer                             860-315-0205
          jack, $800.
   Call (508)797-7361
                                   used in good condition, $50.
                                      Call (508)987-5836
                                                                          Call (508)943-7215
                                                                                                           Size 10, never worn. $350.
                                                                                                             Call (413)245-4128
                                                                                                                                               heated. Must see!! $900.
                                                                                                                                                 Call (413)245-7518
                                                                                                                                                                                   4 Office Chairs
                                                                                                                                                                                 1 Kennedy Rocker
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Wedding                        Four Drawer Dresser
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     With Hutch Top And
                                                                                                                                                                             1 Swivel Office Desk Chair             Dress                         Matching 6 Drawer Bureau.

                                                  Town-to-Town                                                                                                                  Call (508)461-9477

                                                                                                                                                                                Cherry Dining
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Never Worn!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Christina Wu Strapless
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Gown with train. Size 8.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           After 6pm

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Purchased at Kleinfelds
                                                                                                                                                                                 Room Table                      NYC. Elegant beading               Fully Restored
                                                                                                                                                                              With 2 leaves, 4 side chairs      with organza & silk/satin
                                                                                                                                                                                and 2 captains chairs.               material. $700.                  Victorian
                                                                                                                                                                                      Only $500.                Call (508)949-2528                    Loveseat;
                                                            HOME TOWN SERVICE, BIG TIME RESULTS                                                                                  Cherry TV Armoire                                                   $1500. Crate & Barrel
                                                                                                                                                                                    Only $300.                                                      Loveseat; $950. Victorian
       TO PLACE YOUR AD CALL TOLL FREE OR EMAIL YOUR AD TO US                                                                                                                Must be seen to appreciate.       Designer Gown                       bureau, carved pulls; $350.
                                                                                                                                                                               Prices are negotiable.          Beautiful Sage Green with           Pair soapstone lamps; $60.
               classifieds@villagernewspapers.com                                                                                                                                  (508)864-1092               beading and jacket. Never          Blue mirror Deco end-tables;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            $75 each.
                                                                                                                  Reach Every Home in                                                                          worn. Still in bag with tags.

                       1-800-536-5836                                                                             Northeast Connecticut
                                                                                                                    for One Low Price!
                                                                                                                                                                                 Cherry Triple
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Paid over $500. $250 or best
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     offer. Size 14P.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Call (508)248-0908
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Beautiful Mint Condition
  RATES:                                                                                                               Your Ad Will Appear In All                               Cherry Daybed With
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Dirt Bike                     Merlot-Finished Dining
                                                                                                                        Four Villager Newspapers                                   Twin Mattress                                                     Room Set And China
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   2003 RM65 Suzuki
   “Guaranteed to Sell” - We will run your ad                                                                                                                                          $300
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Great condition, asking                    Cabinet.
   until you sell your item!                                                                                      PUTNAM VILLAGER                                              Blonde Dropleaf Table                     $1200.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Call (774)696-3360
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Queen/Full Sized Penn
                                                                                                                                                                                   With 2 Chairs                                                  Plus Master Bedroom Set.
   - Ad runs in all 4 papers until you call us...w/up to 30 words -
                                                                                                                 THOMPSON VILLAGER                                                     $200
                                                                                                                                                                             (2) Cherry Cabinets With              Dishwasher
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Includes Men’s Dresser
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         & Woman’s
                                                                                                                                                                                    Swivel Top                  Brand new, never used.                 Dresser/Vanity.
   “All other” Classifieds - (RUNS IN ALL 4 PAPERS!)                               1 Week $14.00                 WOODSTOCK VILLAGER                                                  $50 Each                  Contains garbage disposal.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         $200.                        Prices Negotiable!
   Business ads, Help Wanted, Announcements,                                       2 Weeks $22.00                                                                                5-Drawer Bureau                 Call (860)779-3638                  Both Items Must Go!
   Real Estate, Animals, etc.                                                      4 Weeks $38.00                KILLINGLY VILLAGER                                                     $50                                                             413-531-1654
                                                                                                                                                                                  860-974-2881                 Duncan Phyfe                          Furniture For
    * 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.
                                                                                                                                                                                 Chickering                   Mahogany Dining                            Sale
   To use this coupon, simply write your ad below:                                                                                                                                                               Room Set                         Cherry armoire, $250 or b/o,
                                                                                                                                                                                Spinet Piano                    60” Double Pedestal,               Cherry stackable bookcase,
   Supply credit card info or check, or WE WILL BE HAPPY TO BILL YOU LATER!                                                                                                     Baby Grand &                     5 Chairs, 12“ Leaf.              $75. Buttercream contempo-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Original Tapestry.                rary sectional couch (very
   Write Your Ad Here (or attach copy)                                                                                                                                             Bench                            Appx 1940’s                      different) $600 or b/o.
   _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________                                              $700. 1993 Chevrolet                 $500 OBO                            Please call
   _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________                                            Camaro; 21,270 miles, all                                                (508)344-3349
                                                                                                                                                                                  original, $5000.                 508-867-8674
                                                                                                                                                                             Call (508)765-9316 leave                                                Furniture for
                                                                                                                                                                                     message                     Electric Dryer
   _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________                                                                                 Used 6 months, $100.                  Sale
   Ad Will Run In: Putnam Villager, Thompson Villager, Woodstock Villager & Killingly Villager                                                                                   Clawfoot Tub                   Washer used holds x-large         Glass top table w/brass and
   Name: _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________                                                     $400                   loads, $50. Solid oak kitchen        4 white fabric cushioned
                                                                                                                                                                                                               table, 5 chairs, 2 leafs, $100       chairs, $200. King size
   Address: _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________                                                508-867-9566               or best offer. Good condition           headboard w/frame,
   Town: _____________________________________________________________________Zip:__________________Phone: ________________________                                                                            wrought iron & glass coffee         matching night table and
   Email (Optional) _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________                                           Clawfoot Tub                      table & end tables inlay           men’s dresser, $200.
   Mail or Fax to: Villager Newpapers-Town-To-Town Classifieds, 25 Elm Street, Southbridge, MA 01550 (Fax 508-764-7645)                                                        With ornate feet, in very         w/stone, very nice, $50.         Contemporary glass coffee
                                                                                                                                                                               good original condition,        Apartment size freezer, $50.       table, $200. Contemporary
   Or email your ad to us at: classifieds@villagernewspapers.com or call toll-free 1-800-536-5836                                                                              fixtures included, $350.                 Works well.                  floor lamps, $75 pair.
                                                                                                                                                                               Call (860)779-3785ar              Call (508)340-2098                    (781)635-5308
                                                                                                                                VILLAGER NEWSPAPERS ☎ TOWN-TO-TOWN CLASSIFIEDS ☎                            Friday, May 23, 2008                              B11

     010 FOR SALE
                                                                                                          Villager Newspapers, a group of four weekly papers covering the
    Garage Door                                                                                       Northeast Connecticut towns of Putnam, Killingly, Woodstock and
    New Lift-Master 1/2
 horsepower motor in box.
                                                                                                      Thompson, seeks a passionate dedicated full-time reporter for an
     $245-will install.
   Call (508)615-8393                                                                                 immediate opening at its top-notch group of established newspapers.
Gas & Gas Heating                                                                                        The preferred candidate will have some experience with a college newspaper or small daily/weekly
and Cooking Stove                                                                                     newspaper, be knowledgeable of AP style and possess computer proficiency. Reporter will cover
   White, very clean. Will                                                                            meetings, write feature stories and perform other duties as necessary. Taking photos is also part of the
 deliver. $500 or best offer.
   Call (860)963-7313                                                                                 job, so photography experience is helpful.
      Gas Stove                                                                                          Applicant should be personable, enthusiastic and organized! Must be able to work on deadline, with a
  Utilities liquid propane or                                                                         group and individually. Position requires some nights and weekends.
natural gas. Vermont casting
(radiance) porcelain enamel                                                                              If you want to become a newspaper reporter, or already are, and are driven, self motivated and like to
Beige hand remote-ceramic                                                                             have fun, this could be the job for you.
  fiber logs can heat up to
       1500 square feet.                                                                                 Stonebridge Press offers paid vacations, 401k, a health plan and generous mileage reimbursement.
        Call Richard                                                                                    Local candidates familiar with the area are strongly encouraged to apply, but all applications will be
                                                                                                              considered. If applying from outside the area indicate how you would be able to relocate.
Refrigerator/Freezer                                                                                                    Send cover letter, resume, references and three clips to: Reporter Position,
    18.2 cubic feet white                                                                                                  c/o Stephanie Jarvis, Editor
 refrigerator/freezer. Great
condition, less than 2 years                                                                                                     Villager Newspapers •107 providence St., Putnam CT 06260
 old. Couple of scuffs here
 and there, but other wise                                                                                                                 or e-mail sjarvis@villagernewspapers.com
   clean and ready to go.
          $200/BO                                                                                                                               (please put “Reporter Position” in the subject line). No phone calls, please.
      (860)974-3942                   010 FOR SALE                      010 FOR SALE                                                                                    Stonebridge Press, owner o 12 daily and weekly newspapers in
    GE/RCA                                                                                                                                                                Central Massachusetts and Northeast Connecticut,
Washing Machine                    Home Stereo                        Large Double                                                                                              is an equal opportunity employer
      Super Capacity                                                 Stainless-Steel
         New Belt                   Equipment
   Also, Toddler Toys &              for Sale                         w/Faucet & Sprayer
       Other Items                  Excellent condition.                  43” x 22”                     010 FOR SALE                     010 FOR SALE                     010 FOR SALE
      860-923-9131                   2 Klipsch RF-5 floor                   $150
                                      standing speakers.
       Generator                   Yamaha RX-595 receiver,              Christmas China
                                                                                                    Matching Couch,                 New Woodmaster                         Pfaltzgraff
 MQ Multi Quip 6000. Used          Yamaha CDC-755 5 disc                      $10                  chair and Ottoman                 Planer/Molder                   Gold "Village" Pattern.
  only once, 3600 RMPs.           cd changer, Sony RDC-W                                           Excellent condition, $500 or      With 18” Drum Sander            Table setting for 8 plus
       Asking $650.                CD-R/RW, 4 component                508-735-9493                 best offer. Crib, changing      Attachment. 5HP Motor.          extras. Casserole, platter,
   Call (508)476-3579                 stereo cabinet. All                                           table, mattress, basinette,                                        mixing bowls, soup
                                  components Black. *Glass                                                                              Weighs 420lbs.
                                                                                                      and bedding. Excellent                                         tureen, cookie jar, and
Geriatric Chair                      breaking power with
                                    superb sound quality.
                                                                    Large Oak Center                     condition, $200.            Also, 120A, 2HP, Shop           more. 75 pieces all very
                                                                          Desk                        Call (508)765-6880              Fox Vacuum With All                good condition.
On casters with push bar and         Pictures emailed on                                                                            Attachments, Hooks Up
 feeding tray. Foot rest, very           request. Best              Chair set 48” wide 30” high                                                                               $100.
   sturdy, like new, $100.             offer over $600.              22” deep, 2 file drawers,      Medium/Dark                           To All Three.                   508-347-7654
                                                                   assorted drawer chairs is 26”                                        Mint Condition.
   Call (860)774-0525                  (508)868-1619                        x 20” $300.            Oak Bedroom Set                  Books/Manuals Included
                                                                                                    Large dresser with shelved                                                Piano
     Girls Twin                                                       Call (508)434-2702
                                                                                                   mirror, 68x72x19 (including         Asking $3500 OBO               Baldwin Spinnet With
    Canopy Bed                        Honeybee                       Large Sunsetter                 mirror). Armoire bureau
                                                                                                   40x55x19, nightstand with 2
                                                                                                                                            Call John                Bench. Good Condition.
                                                                                                                                         508-949-1051                        $950
    With mattress and
 boxspring. Color is white            Packages                           Awning                    drawers 24x24x17. Minimal
                                                                                                   topical blemishes, must see.
   with pink flowers on                 Arriving 5/10!              20’x10’ With Two Covers
                                                                                                               $500.                Oak Bedroom Set                           Sauna
headboard. Good condition.         Nucs Available Late May.        (1 New, 1 Used, Sky Blue).                                                                       Finnleo, Portable, Comes
                                                                     Also: Full Screenroom.           Call (508)949-8856              Queen bed and mattress,
      Asking $200.                    Hansen Apiaries                                                                                  hutch, nightstand and           In 2 Pieces. Perfect
   Call (860)974-2055                  860-455-2288                Paid $1700 (Two Years Old)                                                                                                              010 FOR SALE                   010 FOR SALE
                                                                      Asking $1000 OBO               Memory Foam                     dresser with mirror. All in       For Two. Assembles
      Golf Clubs                                                                                                                    excellent condition. Mattress       In Minutes. Simply
                                         Hot Tub                          Call Paul
                                                                                                       Authentic                      brand new. $1300 or BO.          Plugs Into Standard             Sewing Machine                 Sound System
   Left-Handed. 3 Drivers,                                                                                                                                                                            and Serger Cabinet
  9 Irons. Including Putter,     ‘07 model; 6 person, 32 jets,     508-843-4502 (Cell/Days)           Therapeutic                     Mahogany TV and                    Household Outlet.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        $175 or best offer. Maple
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      High End Home
                                    all options. New still in
                                                                                                     NASA Mattress                      Video Stand                            $500
       Bag & Bag Boy.
        Asking $250              wrapper. Cost $7000 sell for           Lazy Boy                                                                $50.                                                   twin bed, with box spring,      Theatre With
                                                                                                    Queen, $399. Brand new in                                             508-347-5725                $165/BO. Lay-Z-Boy Maroon
Call Anytime For Details                     $3800.
                                    Call (860)727-9151               Recliner/Rocker                   plastic full warranty.
                                                                                                                                         Brand New                                                      swivel recliner $200/BO.         Receiver
     508-248-1677                                                    Large, comfortable, tan       Call Tom (978)597-3033           Entertainment Center                      Piano                    Duvet covers; other chairs.      Pair McIntosh THX loud
                                                                                                                                      Black chrome and glass                                             All very good condition.      speakers, McIntosh THX
   Goodyear                             Hot Tub                    colored. Gently used for two
                                                                     years. Includes owner’s           “Merits”                         asking $500 or BO.
                                                                                                                                                                    Whitney upright with bench.
                                                                                                                                                                    Needs to be refinished. $400          (860)963-9036               center speakers, MX (Miller
                                                                                                                                     Call (860)377-7549 or                                                                                  and Kreisel THX
Wrangler w/Silent                ‘07 model; 6 person, 32 jets,
                                   with all options. Waterfall,
                                                                     manual and arm covers.        Power Wheelchair                                                        or best offer.                                                 subwoofer, Yamaha
                                                                    Downsizing. $275 or best                                             (860)928-1135                 Call (508)278-6501                     Shed
     Armor                       aroma-therapy, lighting, with                 offer.                       Like new                                                                                                                     RX-V3200 Receiver,
305-75-16, 80% tread. $400         cover, full warranty. Brand        Call (860)774-7194                       PLUS                 Oak Entertainment                 Playboy and                            10’ x 12’               remote control. Rarely used.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Paid $6000, asking $1400.
       for set of 4.             new in wrapper. Cost $7000,
 Also 1979 Chevy K10                     sell for $3800.             Lazy Boy Sofa
                                                                                                     Hercules 3000 Chair Lift            Center                     Hustler Magazines                 T-111 Polycoat, Double          Call Ken (508)234-3042
                                                                                                              For Van                Oak King Bedroom Set                                             Doors, Loft, Workbench,
     rebuilt motor, daily           Call (860)244-9544               Solid Sage Green, three                                                                         from the 70’s. Asking $200
                                                                                                       Cost over $5500.00                                                                                    Windows.
       driver. $2,100.                                             cushion, excellent conditon,       Will sell for $2000.00
                                                                                                                                            Oak Table                    or best offer. Record
                                                                                                                                                                                                              $1250                              Spa
 Call Dan (860)963-0525           Household Items                    standard size 7’. $600.           Call (860)774-5114
                                                                                                                                    (3) Craftmatic Twin Beds        collection, 2 collectible movie
                                                                                                                                                                                                          508-867-5850                4-6 Person, Runs Great
                                          $15 Each                 Call (860)963-7880 leave                                                   Desk                   posters, baseball cards, and                                              $1000
    “Gould”                         22 Inch Black & Decker           message or call after            Miscellaneous                         Shredder                         other items.                 508-579-1827
                                                                                                                                          Exercise Bike             Please call for information                                           Maytag Washer
  Water Pressure                   Electric Hedge Trimmer.
                                     Kodak Advantix F300
                                                                                                      Baby Furniture                                                     (508)476-2947                  Shopsmith Saw                   Runs Like New, $25
                                                                                                                                        Oreck Vacuum &
  Booster Pump                     w/Built-In Flash - 35mm.           Leather Couch                          CHEAP!                        Shampooer                                                     With Attachments                    Baby Stuff
 3/4 HP w/220 volt 3-phase            Dalbello Ski Boots,           6’, Light Brown, like brand          Basinet, Stroller           Singer Sewing Machine             Player Piano                            For Sale                  Nothing Over $20
  variable speed controller,      Like New, Women’s Size 6.          new. Excellent condition.            Highchair, Etc.               And Much More!               With 400 rolls. Located on
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Includes Wood Lathe,           Changing Table, Pack &
            $600.                Call Evenings 508-949-8343                                         Please Call For Details                                                                            Drill Press, Table Saw,
                                                                         $200 or best offer.                                                                             first floor. $1200.                                                  Play, Etc.
      Dinette Set                                                     Call (508)248-3605                508-234-4157                     860-974-1396                  Call (508)867-2739             And Converts To Sander.
Seating for four w/glass top      Jackie Kennedy                                                                                     Onkyo Complete                                                          Asking $500                  Upright Freezer
and three bar stools. $500.
                                       Doll                               Lift Chair                  Miscellaneous                                                      Pool Heater                        860-617-0182                   13 cu. ft. $50
        Call Matt at              In original box by Franklin           New, Hardly Used.                 Items                       Stereo System                    Extend your swimming                                                860-935-0003
      (774)535-1799               Mint. Includes accessories,                 $400
                                                                                                   Broyhill Shaker Pine
                                                                                                                                     Turntable, Receiver, 6-CD       season. Aqua Comfort Heat        Smith Power Rack
                                    display case and stand.              Home Health                                                 Changer, Cassette Player,      Pump for above ground pool.        Weight Lifting                   Speedaire Air
Grandfather Clock                                                                                  Entertainment Center                   Surround Sound.
 Walnut, Winchester chime,
                                  Certificates of authenticity.
                                 Selling for $150 or best offer.
                                                                       Care Equipment
                                                                                                          w/doors                    Rarely Used, 2 Years Old,
                                                                                                                                                                        $1000 or best offer.
                                                                                                                                                                       Call (860)928-1377                  System                       Compressors
                                                                           CHEAP!                                                            Paid $4500                                                                               3 ph 30 & 80 gallon. Onan
          $200.                     Call (860)774-7194                                                 Fits 36” Or Smaller                                                                            with bench and Olympic set.
Designers Mother-of-the-                                             Call For Information                                                  Asking $1000                                                          $250.                Generators 5k W. Scale 1k
                                                                        860-315-7237                     TV/DVD/Stereo                                                    Pool Table                     Call (860)779-3619          lbs. Best offer on all listings.
      Bride Gown                      John Deere                                                       $300.00 o.b.o.               Brother Multi Photo Center
                                                                                                                                                                    8’, 3/4” Slate Brunswick,                                           Call (508)347-1223
  Size 8, Pewter color with                                                                                                             Color Printer, Copier,
                                      23HP L-130                         Like New!                  Breyer Model Horses             Scanner. Never Used. $100             Drop Pockets.                Solid Mahogany
 elegant beading, matching
                                        Tractor                     Large Two-Level Light             Older, For Collector                                                 $3700 New.                                                Spinet Piano and
      jacket paid $700,                                                                                                               Hewlett/Packard Color                                            Dining Room Set
        asking $250.              With Utility Cart. 58 Hours.         Oak Coffee Table                 (860)774-3309                    Copier/Printer/Fax               Sell For $2250
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Pre-1940’s                   Bench
   Call (508)885-4303                        $1200                           $125                                                    Brand New In Box $100                860-887-5933                                                 $800. Country Blue plaid
                                                                                                   Modine Forced Hot                                                                                         Table w/Leaf              loveseat and chair. $450.
                                       508-347-7207                    Good Condition                                                   Konica Minolta 5MP
      Grooming                                                         8’ x 11’ Karastan             Air Furnace                           Multi-Function                Pub/Bar Set                       (extends to 72”)            Wilson ladies clubs, bag,
                                      John Deere                                                                                                                                                          One-armed chair,
      Equipment                                                          Oriental Rug                170,000 BTU. Excellent              Camera w/Video.             Mahogany Braided Edge                 Five side chairs.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        cart, $200. All excellent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        condition. Will consider
1 Romani Grand Daddy Dryer
   1 Romani Clipper Vac
                                     Snowthrower                         New Fringe &              condition. Set up for natural         Rarely Used $150            Table With Center Wine                      Buffet                    reasonable offers.
                                   For LX And GT Series             Professionally Cleaned           gas. $600 or best offer.          Zyron Wish Blade For            Rack. Includes Two               62”Wx36”Tx17.5”D                Call (508)867-8532
       (B&B Model)                                                           $350                     Call (860)774-3771                   Scrapbooking                  Barstool Chairs,
    1 42 Inch Hydraulic           Lawn & Garden Tractors.                                                                                                                                                   China Cabinet
      Grooming Table                      42 Inch,                          Call Rich                  Moving Sale
                                                                                                                                     Brand New In Box $400            Beautifully Designed,             44”Wx72”Tx15.5”D                     Stair Lift
   1 Hydro Surge Bather             Used Once(Honest!)                  508-826-2029                                                      Inversion Table             Fabric Still Covered In                                         New England Stair Lift. 12
                                                                                                   2 couch and chair sets, $300      Brand New In Box $400             Plastic, Brand New.             All pieces in excellent       Steps. About 8 Months Old,
  Asking $2500 For All           Includes Chains, Weights,                                           each. Miscellaneous bed-                                                                           condition - pictures
                                   And Operator’s Manual           Living Room Couch                                                  Tony Little Rock’n Roll              Asking $400                                                  Like New. No Longer
     508-987-2419                                                                                      room furniture, best                                                                               available through                Needed. $2200
                                           $1500                      And Matching Chair                      offer.                           Stepper                     Please Call
                                                                                                                                      Brand New In Box $50                508-987-2798                        the internet.
                                       774-745-0242                   Floral Design Fabric            Call (774)766-0359                                                                                                                    2008 Toyota
  Hand Carved                       Email For Pictures Or                     $150                                                       Call 508-764-6398                                            Will sell complete set for           Camry Hybrid
    Benches                              Questions                       413-245-9001              Nautilus Exercise                      For Information.          Radio/Control Air                        $1,850.00                  Red, Only 500 Miles,
                                     Deere700@aol.com                                                                                       Ask For Deb                                                   860-935-5981
  Unique, rustic benches.                                           Living Room Set
                                                                                                         Bike                                                           Planes                                                         All-Weather Mats, Rear
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Lip Spoiler, Mudflaps.
  Great for yards, patios        Kayak Roof Racks                         90” Sofa
                                                                                                   Model NR 1000. New $700.            Oreck Excel                   (3) Ready to fly with Futaba
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Solid Oak                          $24,000
          and etc..                                                                                 Perfect condition, $245.                                           transmitters and 4 cycle
 Different styles and sizes.
                                 made by Yakima, over $300                Love Seat                   Call (508)333-5383             Professional Air               engines. Loads of misc. flight       Contemporary                     Call For Details
                                     new, sell for $175.                 Oriental Rug                                                    Purifier                       & building equipment.                                              508-832-0344
      Starting at $150.              (2) 8” and (2) 12”
                                                                       (Machine-Made)               New Diamond                      Less than half price brand     Former member of Neds R/C             Style Desk
  Call 508-892-3158                     Trailer Tires                                                                                                                            club.                  Simple Lines, 30” x 60”.       Stake Body Bed
                                                                    2 Matching End-Tables                                               new in box. $160.
                                 on 4 lug wheels, $15 & $20
                                          each tire.
                                                                                                        Ring                         Call Bill (860)923-3216         Call Bob (860)779-6484                   $200 OBO
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Please Call For More Details       For Pickup
                                                                   Take The Whole Set For            Size 5 1/2 white gold, .80                                                                                                              With Roll Bar
   Hayward D.E.                        (508)248-6783                 $1000 Or Best Offer            carat total (1/2 carat center       Paddleboats                  Rascal Turnabout                       508-446-3967
  Extended Cycle                      Keyboard                          508-867-9650                     stone plus 6 small
                                                                                                      diamonds) paid $1500.
                                                                                                                                            For Sale                       Top of the line.            Solid Oak Dining                    508-867-6460
    Pool Filter                                                                                                                        Unique, Pirate Ship             Very secure and stable.
                                   Stand, Case and                     Local History                       Asking $1000.
                                                                                                                                                                       $650 Takes It Away!                Room Set
  Self-Priming Pump &
     Chlorine Feeder.                   Chair                             Book
                                                                                                     Call (860)928-4661 or
                                                                                                                                      Shaped Paddleboats.
                                                                                                                                     Suitable For Everyone!              (508)234-1283                  Pedestal Table, 42”x64”,
                                                                                                                                                                                                          (4) Matching Chairs,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Stamp Set
  Inground Pool Ladder            New, never been used. Top
                                                                     (1) Bowen’s History                                                  Lots Of Fun!                                                 (2) 14” Self-Store Leaves.      Issued by the country of
          & Light                    of the line. Bought at
                                                                    Genealogy Woodstock              New England                          See Boats On                  Recliner Sofa                       Glass-Top Hutch            Sierra Leone. This is the
                                 Gordon’s Music last fall. Paid                                                                      www.adventureglass.com          Dark green, 85 inches                   (78”x44”x19”)           exploration of Mars set. 16
           $250                   over $600 will sell for $325            Families                     Patriots                        Asking $2000 Each              Excellent condition                  Excellent Condition       years ago the country made
    Call 860-774-7346                         firm.                 Volume 6, 1935, Author                                                                                                                                            only 3000 sets. $750/BO
                                       Please contact                 Signed/Numbered               Maytag Skybox                         Or Best Offer               $400 or best offer                     $1500 OBO
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Call John (860)774-5877
    HearthStone                                                                                      New drink dispenser with                  Call                     (860)779-1798                       860-923-9317
                                       (508)450-7150                        $135
   Heritage Wood                                                                                          hard to find New               860-208-9224
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Solid Oak Set                 Toshiba Satellite
                                                                          Call Dave                 England Patriots inserts. All          Will Deliver
        Stove                    Kroeger-Gildemeester
                                                                        860-774-1203               labels and manuals included.                                       Reese Sliding                     48” round table w/18”           A215-S4757
 Polished Soapstone, Black                 Piano                        860-774-2949
                                                                                                        Comes w/watching            Penn 6 wt. Flyrod                5th Wheel Hitch                   extension, 66x48” oval, 4         Notebook
matte cast model No. 8020.        c/ 1852 Patent, Mahogany.                                          storage base. Paid $650,            New Condition              with goose neck attachment,         matching chairs w/cloth      AMD Turion 64x2, 2GB Ram,
                                            $2000                                                         asking $350/BO.                                                                                seats, a corner hutch
Purchased new 7/01. Still in
 perfect condition! $1000.
                                                                    Machinist Tools                      (508)987-5152                 Call 508-278-6419                 rails all hardware,
                                                                                                                                                                       instructions included.         26”Dx44”x78”H, $1500/BO
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       15.4” WXGA LCD, 250GB
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      HD, Vista Home Premium,
                                  Featherweight Sewing              Tool chest, also other odds
   Call (860)928-1101                                                                                                               Pepsi-Cola Cooler                          $600/bo                  Electronic Piano                Dual-Layer Lightscribe
                                        Machine                             and ends.                New Snap-On                                                      Stihl 038AV Magnum II             Casio Model# CTK1000          DVDRW, WI-FI, Webcam &
                                             $500                     Call (508)234-8034
 Heating Stoves                      Fireplace Screen w/
                                                                                                   Harley Davidson                    Double Sliding Doors.
                                                                                                                                       6’7” Tall, 3’8” Wide.
                                                                                                                                                                             Chain Saw                    w/stand, $250/BO.           Mic, New in Box, Warranty,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              $550 firm.
                                                                                                                                                                    20 inch bar, home use only.
1. Woodstove Soapstone and                Glass $25.                    Marvin Bow                 Collectors Edition                     Recently Been                        $250/bo
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Call (860)974-0236
castiron. 16” logs glass door           Computer $50
      like new, $700/BO.                                                 Window                         Toolbox                            Refurbished.                   860)774-6539                   Sony 50” XBR
2. Keystone/Coalstove. Fully
                                       Lexmark Copier/
                                                                    4’7 x 10’, Energy Efficient       Black and chrome with            $400 Or Best Offer                                                                            TV and Surround
                                     Printer/Scanner $50
                                                                    Argon-Filled Low-E Glass.                                                                       Refinished Chairs                    Projection TV
automatic, 65,000 BTU, uses
 rice coals, 4 days on 50lbs.
                                 2-Speed Hot Tub Pump $50
                                                                     5 Casements, All Open.
                                                                                                   Harley logos & flames. 5, H x
                                                                                                    3, W 12 drawers. Must be
                                                                                                                                             Call Ed.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          $1100 or best offer.           System
                                      3 VCR’s $50 Each                                                                                    508-754-3900               Natural Or Painted Finish,                                       32” Sony Trinitron TV $350.
        2yrs $1,000/BO.            2 Microwaves $20 Each            Removable Wooden Grills,             seen. $4000 firm.                508-612-9462              Some Decorated. Singles To         Lane 2 piece sectional
                                                                     Screens, Shutters, Low              Contact Dale                                                                                    with recliner, $1000 or     Extended warranty good until
      (860)774-4671                                                                                                                                                         Sets Of Six.                                                        5/31/09.
                                        Call Beverly                 Maintenance White-Clad                                                                                                                    best offer.
                                       413-245-4587                  Exterior. If New $3291.
                                                                                                   (508)943-8692 after 6pm.            Solid Teak                       Very Reasonable!
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Queen size bed                   Surround system
      LIKE NEW                                                                                                                                                            508-764-4493                                                 including dvd player $400.
                                                                         Asking $1500                        Piano                    Dining Table                                                         with cherry wood
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Call (508)943-0089
    INSTRUMENT                          Large                            508-892-8624                 Maghogany, Werlitzer                                                                                   frame, $700.
                                  Contemporary Sofa                                                 Spinnet, With Bench. Good
                                                                                                                                    Rich natural color, oval with   Schwinn Electric                     Call (508)347-2764
  Vito Tenor Saxophone
                                 Like New Looks Like Suede,        Mother-of-the-Bride                      Condition.
                                                                                                                                      slatted top, trestle base,
                                                                                                                                       43”x70” with 30” drop           Scooter                                                        Wurlitzer Player
         Paid $900
      Will sell for $600                Cocoa Color.                     Gown                                  $850                 extension leaf. Unique heavy     Needs new battery, $60. Air      Used Furniture                       Piano
                                      Valued Over $800                Deep purple, size 24,          Includes Training Books                construction.                hockey table, $50.                 end table, $20;            Studio model. Excellent
  Call 508-885-1050                   Will Sell For $390            Absolutely beautiful. $100.          508-987-8885                      Only $700 OBO.              Flute with case, $250.              Cash only please!                 condition.
                                       860-208-3910                      (860)774-0464                   Call After 5pm                Call (860)774-0624                 (508)764-6560                  Call (774)922-4004             Call (508)764-7601
B12 ☎ VILLAGER NEWSPAPERS ☎ TOWN-TO-TOWN CLASSIFIEDS                                      Friday, May 23, 2008

                                                                              205 BOATS                     255 PHOTOGRAPHY               295 BUILDING SUPPLIES              310 GENERAL HELP              402 GENERAL SERVICES                 501 REAL ESTATE
      010 FOR SALE                       010 FOR SALE                  15’ Coleman                                                             Steel Show                        WANTED                                                             WANTED
      TV Cabinet                   Yamaha PSR 195                       Canoe with                            Eastcoast                         Building                                                            A&H                          illegal to advertise any
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                preference, limitation or
       With TV                        Electric keyboard with          Square Transom                            Photo                             Big or Little
                                                                                                                                                 Recession &                       Driver                           JUNK                    discrimination based on race,
                                       speakers. Excellent                                                                                                                Valet Parking Attendant-                                          color, religion, sex, handicap,
    Oak Cabinet, 36” TV                                               Electric motor, new battery,
                                                                                                               Imagery                      Advertising Double Disc
    Which Fits In Cabinet
      $650 For Both
                                    condition, in carrying case.
                                       $150 Or Best Offer
                                                                       paddles and anchor. Very
                                                                              stable. $650.
                                                                                                                                            Can Erect, Cheap Freight
                                                                                                                                                                           to work at several locations
                                                                                                                                                                                in Worcester, MA.             REMOVAL                          familial status (number of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             children and or pregnancy),
       508-450-1054                    Call (508)234-8038
                                            before 6pm
                                                                               Bow Mount
                                                                        36 pound thrust electric          Client Service Excellence,
                                                                                                                                                 Source: 0YL
                                                                                                                                                                          IMMEDIATE OPENING! F/T-
                                                                                                                                                                            P/T available. Potential to       MASONRY                       national origin, ancestry, age,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  marital status, or any
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               intention to make an such
    Twin Loft Bed
                                                                        motor. Like new, $150.
                                                                         Call (508)248-6783
                                                                                                          Quality, Super Affordable.                                       earn $11 and more to start.
                                                                                                                                                                          Great benefits heath, dental,       MOVING                            preference, limitation or
                                                                                                                Always FREE                   297 CHILD CARE                simple IRA plan, plenty of                                             discrimination. This
         By Broyhill
  Built In Desk, With Light.             100 GENERAL                     16 Ft Hobbycat                       Studio Sessions!                                             room for growth! Applicant        CLEANING &                             newspaper will not
 7 Drawers & Bookshelves.
                                                                                                            Limited Time Offer:             Dr. Day Care’s                  must be over 18, must be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  knowingly accept any
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               advertising for real estate
             $225                                                          Catamaran                                                       Part time & Full
                                                                                                                                                                              able to drive standard
       860-779-2664                    107 MISC. FREE                      Includes Trailer.                 SWEET DEAL                                                   transmission vehicles, have                                       that is in violation of the law.
                                                                                                                                                                              valid license, and prior                                           Our readers are hereby
                                                                               $750 OBO                    WEDDING PACKAGE                   Time Rates                   customer service experience                                         informed that all dwellings
   Two Twin Beds                                                                                             $200 Discount, DVD
        Fairly New                 FREE WOOD                              Call 508-943-8769
                                                                                                            Slideshow, Hardcover
                                                                                                           Proof Book, Look Great
                                                                                                                                          Free breakfast and lunch. We
                                                                                                                                             accept CT care 4 kids.
                                                                                                                                                                                       a plus!!!
                                                                                                                                                                             Please contact us at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            advertising in this newspaper
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               are available on and equal
   Boxspring, Mattresses,                                              17 Foot Glastron                                                      Call (401)647-7421
   Headboards Included.
    Excellent Condition.
                                    PALLETS                             Sierra 177 4.3
                                                                                                           Wedding Guide, Custom
                                                                                                           Wedding Album Design                drdaycare.com                 877-455-5552 or at:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  opportunity basis. To
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     complain about
                                   You pick up. Monday thru                                               And $150 Purchase Credit.                                                                                                              discrimination call The
                                                                        Mercruiser I/O                                                     298 WANTED TO BUY               america.com/employment                  Clean Out                 Department of Housing and
   WILL TRADE FOR                     Friday 8am-noon.                                                                                                                                                          Attics, Garages,
    FULL SIZED BED                    Stonebridge Press                  Only 156 Hours On                  Super-Fast Turnaround                                                                                                             Urban Development “HUD”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Cellars, Houses,

  With Newer Boxspring                                                         Engine                        FREE Picture Sharing                                                                                                            toll-free at 1-800-669-9777.
                                       25 Optical Drive                                                          And MORE!                                                                                        Apartments,                 For the N.E. area, call HUD
       & Mattress                  (located behind Southbridge          Power Steering, Trim                                                                                                                                                  ad 617-565-5308,. The toll
                                    Hotel & Conference Center)         Control, AM/FM Radio,                                                                                                                  Offices, Stores, Etc.
   Call 860-779-2185
                                                                      Soft Top, Mooring Cover,
                                                                                                                 Call Lj                                                      FRENCH                              Scrap Metal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             free number for the hearing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            impaired is 1-800-927-9275
     Unique Bar                        130 YARD SALES                  w/Glastron Trailer, Skis,
                                                                      Vest & Etc., Maintenance               www.epicwedding                Ross Recycling                  TEENS NEED                             Demolition
                                                                                                                                             We Will Buy Your                                                   Small Buildings              505 APARTMENTS FOR
    Solid Oak with lighted
 stained glass canopy, brass           GIANT                           Manuals and Supplies                    photos.com
                                                                                                                                              Scrap Metals
                                                                                                                                                                               HOST                            ATTN: Landlords                     RENT
                                   NEIGHBORHOOD                                $8000
  top and foot rail, 2 chairs,
72” high, 64” wide, 22” deep.                                            For More Info Call                   281 FREE PETS                      Trucks                      FAMILIES                          Or House Owners
        $1200 or BO.                  TAG SALE                              413-245-7501                                                          Cars                      URGENTLY!                               Clean &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Paint Interiors
    Call (508)450-5836                Saturday May 24                                                       3 Free Female                      Aluminum                                                                                      Country setting, 2 bedroom.
                                       8:00am-3:00pm                                                                                                                            Students Arrive               We Do The Work!                  Stove & refrigerator. Heat
   Used Computer                     Woodstock Valley: 30                  1980 Galaxy                          Kittens                          Copper                                                                                     and electric included, laundry
                                                                                                          To good home. 1 Black, 2                                                July 8th &                   10% Discount
     Equipment                       Barber/15 Shaw Rd.                     Bowrider                                                              Brass                           August 6th,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                room, rubbish removal
                                       Furniture, saltwater                                                  Calico. Ready to go!                                                                              With This Ad                   included. $950 per month.
 HP Printer Deskjet 932C                                               17’ Ski/Fishing., Fiberglass        Call (860)634-1437, ask                Route 44                     For Three Weeks                                                  Call (774)200-4264
                                   aquarium, books, nitty odds           Hull, I/O Merc Cruiser                                                                                                                        Call
   Gateway Keyboard                        and ends.                                                               for Arlene                 (E. Putnam, CT)                 *Families need only
  HP Scanjet Scanner                    NO EARLY BIRDS
                                                                         Engine. Includes Cover
                                                                                                                                               860-928-7165                     provide friendship.          800-844-0034
                                                                               And Trailer.
     5300C Series                                                           Good Condition.                       283 PETS                                                        *Great cultural                                                   Brooklyn
       Best Offer!
 Hammond Organ
      With Drawbars
       And Pedals
                                           Tag Sale
                                          May 24 & 25
                                       May 31 and June 1
                                                                             Asking $2500
                                                                            1980 Grady                    PUPPIES                                    $                          experience for the
                                                                                                                                                                                   whole family.
                                                                                                                                                                              *Students bring their
                                                                                                                                                                              own spending money
                                                                                                                                                                               and have insurance.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Call The
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Junk Man
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             1 Bedroom, Private Home.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Utilities Included.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Off-Street Parking.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Call 860-774-1291
                                                                             White 24’
          $1400                         9:00am-3:00pm
                                          Rain or Shine               With 235 Johnston Motor             FOR SALE                                                                 *Families are                  FREE BBQ
                                       Antiques, furniture,
                                    household items, dolls and
                                                                       (Overhauled 2004) And
                                                                       Holes Claw Break-Away              ------------
                                                                                                                                                                                  $100 per week.            Removal of Metal,                 Brookside
Used Push Lawn                                                                                                                                                                                                  Appliances,
                                         3 Old Route 44
                                                                          Trailer. Standard
                                                                          Electronic, Cabin.
                                                                                                              Various Purebred &
                                                                                                               Designer Hybrid’s
                                                                                                                                                                             PLEASE HELP!
                                                                                                                                                                             CALL TODAY!!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Furniture.                   Terrace
      runs good, good                       Eastford                     Many Extras. Needs                       Vet Checked                                                                                   Construction                  Affordable 2 Bedroom
       condition. $55.                                                     Cosmetic Work.                     Health Guaranteed                                             www.LEC-usa.com                 materials Cellars &               Apartments For Rent.
       Call after 4pm                   Upper Maple                         $10,000 OBO
                                                                                                                                            Silver Is Now                                                      Attics cleaned.                    Spacious, Fully
      (860)974-1211                        Street                          Danielson, CT                                                                                         Kim                        Demolition of small                    Applianced.
                                          Dayville, CT                      401-487-8677                                                     Near A 28                      1-800-421-7217                   buildings, Tires.                  A/C In Every Unit!
     Water Pump
                                        Saturday, May 24
                                                                      1987 Bayliner                                                          Year High!                                or                     Leaves & brush                    Starting at $696
                                        9:00am-2:00pm                                                                                                                                                         removed. Small
    Electric Wheelchair            Crystal, clothes, collectibles,     22 foot, dual axle trailer. 4                                        Paying Top Dollar                    Lynn                                                            • On-Site Laundry
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Residential Moves.
            $500                       CD's cameras, etc.             cylinder Volvo crusader out-                                          For Silver Coins,                508-892-8027                   Furnaces Removed                     • Basketball Court
    Jet Ski Dock $500                                                  drive. $3500 or best offer                                             Silver Dollars,
                                                                        Call 860-923-2396                                                                                         or e-mail                 Check-our-down-to-                      • Playground
      508-347-7219                  Whitinsville                                                          71 Main St. Sturbridge, MA
                                                                                                                                               Gold Coins,
                                                                                                                                              Paper Money,
                                                                                                                                                                            facehill@comcast.net             earth prices first!                        • Pool
 Wedding Dress                         86 Susanne Drive                1992 Sunbird                            508.347.7700                Silver/Gold Jewelry                                               Weekends also!                    INCOME LIMITS APPLY
  In sealed box. White with
   veil, worn once. $200 or
                                          Sat. & Sun.
                                           May 24-25
                                                                      19’ with trailer                        --------------                 And Silverware.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             All of Central Mass
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Section 8 Welcome
                                                                      Cuddy cabin, fully equipped,           Munchkin & Persian           Banks Recommend Us!                                                                                   Office Open From:
           best offer.                  9:00am-2:00pm                     low hours on engine.                      Kittens                                                                                   and Connecticut
    Call (508)248-6601                   Rain or Shine                Very good condition. $7,900.                                              We Travel                                                     508-347-7804                        Monday-Friday
                                                                                                            Professional Grooming                                                                                                               9:00am to 5:00pm
                                       Antiques, collectibles,             Call 508-885-3689                                              FREE Honest Appraisals                                                        or
  Wedding Party                          household, 2-man
                                                                                                             25 Years Experience
                                                                                                                                          Prompt Cash Payments                                                413-262-5082                     Weekend & Evening
   Ensemble-                          Basstender boat, on/off           1998 16ft Lund                     “You’ve tried the rest-
                                                                                                                                                Call Thomas
                                    road Jeep wheels, totes full                                             now try the best”                                              Homemakers                                                               Available
   Never Worn                           of hobby stuff (yarn,             Pro-Sport                             visit us at:                   508-450-1282
        Mori Lee 3600                 cross-stitch, tole paints,      Anniversary Edition Fish/Ski,
                                                                                                          www.carolsdoghouse.com                                            Companions                       Septic Systems                   Brookside Terrace
                                                                          90HP, low maintenance                                                                                                               & Excavation
  Champagne/Rhinestone-                 etc.) boys’ & adults’
                                                                       trailer, depth finder, full top,                                                                       Live-Ins                                                         11 Village Drive
 Claret trim-Size 8 w/slip +            clothing, toys, tools,                                                                                                                                             Need A New Or Repaired            Southbridge,MA 01550
                                                                      storage cover, original prop,
                                      mountain bikes & parts,
                                                more!                 excellent condition. $11,250.          Pure Bred                       We Buy                            CNAS                            Septic System?
                                                                         Call (508)347-6340                                                                                  YOU choose the hours
6 Bridesmaid Dresses-Raylia
                                         No Early Birds!                                                      Puppies                         Gold,                               & location.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Excavation & Stumping
5307-Red w/Silver F/L-strap-                                             2000 Mercury                     Over thirty breeds available.                                          Call today                           Lawns                  (508)764-7675
  less-shawls-$150 or BO.                 Yard Sale                        Outboard                       Health checked/guaranteed.
                                                                                                                                             Jewelry                          1-800-690-5348                  Topsoil, Gravel, Sand.
 Sizes 2-18. Call for details.         Saturday 5/24/08                                                         State licensed.
                                                                          5HP 2 cycle, serviced            www.laughlinkennel.com                                         to learn about what we offer              Driveways                         Dudley
   1979 SeaStar Boat 16ft
   Tri-Haul 50HP Mercury.
                                        Rain or Shine
                                                                            annually, $300.
                                                                      1981 15HP Yanmar Marine
                                                                                                           Laughlin Kennel                  Diamonds                         CT DCP HCA. 0000101
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 New Or Repaired
                                                                                                                                                                                                             We Also Do Remodeling
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            3 Bed 1 Bath Unit in Move-In
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               condition. First floor end
         $500 or BO.               95 Old Southbridge Road                       Diesel                     Call 508-987-7161                                                homemakers.com                      (Small Or Large)            unit offering lots of cabinet
     6x10 ft utility trailer                Dudley                    with marine gear and control                                            BEST POSSIBLE                                                    Need A New Home?                and closet space, pergo
           $300/BO.                Ethan Allen sofa table, full set    panel, 1600 hours, $1200.                                                 PRICES                                                                                       flooring throughout. Coin
                                                                                                               285 PET CARE                                                                                   Yes, We Do That Also!
      Make an offer                   hardcover Harry Potter            Call (860)974-2577 or                                               INSTANT PAYMENT                                                                                      operated laundry and
  Call (860)974-3582 or             books, children’s clothing,             (860)481-0303                                                                                                                       Licensed & Insured
     (508)612-7601                              etc.                                                                                           Also Rolexes,
                                                                                                                                                                             Housekeeper                      Our Licenses Include:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             storage units in basement
    Leave message                                                      2001 Aquatron                                                       Antique Clocks, Silver,             Needed                         Demolition, Plumbing,
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Septic System Installers, W9,    Call Channa Ernst, REBV
                                                                                                                                                                              Upper Maple Street                                                  508-612-9631
  Weider Pro 240                     Yard/Garage                       18’ with Trailer
                                                                      Bimini top, depth fish finder.
                                                                                                                                               Coins, Quality
                                                                                                                                           Cameras, Electronics,                 Dayville, CT.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             P7, Home Improvement,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     And CDL.
                                                                                                                                                                          $8.50 per hour, 6 hours per
  Weight Bench                           Sale                         Excellent shape, maintained
                                                                        my mechanic. Only 100
                                                                                                                                                 Laptops.                            week.                  Call Leonard Zadora                     Eastford
   With Exercera Vinyl               Saturday May 24 and                                                                                   Licensed for 30 years             Call (860)633-6929                 & Sons, LLC                      Two, one bedroom
   Barbell Set (150#)                                                 hours on boat. NADA value
                                        Sunday May 25                  $8630 before extras. Skis,                                                                                                              860-774-1737                   apartments; 1st floor has
   Brand New In Boxes                1166 Thompson Road                towables all extras valued                                             3 minutes from                                                                                many upgrades, porch, $625
           $75                           Thompson, CT                    over $1200. Buy now.                                                      I-84.                    Legal Secretary                   442 LICENSED DAY               month. 2nd floor has new
   Call (860)923-3833                  starting at 9:00am                                                                                                                                                                                      appliances, deck, $650.
                                                                                 $7600.                                                                                       Part-Time Position, In                CARE
  Welding Cable
                                      Lots of great things!              Call (860)928-2477                New Owners!                      rogermass@aol.com               Small, Busy Law Office.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Security deposit required. No
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 pets, no smoking.
                                                                                                                                                                           Prior Experience Preferred.
    New. 1/0. $2 per foot.                                                2005 Hunter                         New Energy!                   413-245-4244                                                       Per CT General
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            References and background
                                                                                                                                                                                  Mail Resume:                                                         check.
    Call (860)935-9193               200 GEN. BUSINESS                   14.6’ Sailboat                        New Stuff!                                                      Hiring Attorney             Statutes 19e-87b-5g,                  Jenranrealty, LLC
                                                                        Many Features, Excellent                                                                                 PO Box 682                all advertisements for                 (860)455-8051
White Wedding                         203 SNOWMOBILES
                                                                        Condition, Used Twice.                  Boarding                                                      Putnam, CT 06260              Daycare Services in
                                                                        $4800, Includes Trailer.                                                                                                                                             N. Grosvenordale
    Gown                                                                  Located In Auburn.
                                                                                                              Luxury suites,
                                                                                                          walks, treats, & one on
                                                                                                                                            300 HELP WANTED                          Or Fax:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 the state of
 Never Worn                          2005 Arctic Cat                         508-612-8812                 one playtimes available.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Connecticut must              Large 3 Bedroom Apartment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              For Rent. Washer/Dryer
 Size 8, long sleeves beaded         F7 Snowmobile                                                                                          310 GENERAL HELP                                                    include your                  Hookups, Wall-To-Wall
  and lace. Terra mid length          Low Miles, Real Fast.              2006 Bayliner                        Natural foods                     WANTED                                                      license/registration                Carpeting, Stove &
vale, cathedral vale, slip. Paid                                         185 Runabout                                                                                       Salon Assistant                        number.                   Refrigerator, Front & Rear
$1400 for all, asking $800 or         2005 Arctic Cat                                                             Reiki                                                    Carrie & Co. Of Sturbridge                                        Porches, Snow & Rubbish
                                                                      135 I/O HP w/extended swim
                                                                                                            Flower Essences                                                   Is Looking For Their                                             Removal, Large Yard,
        best offer. Call
                                       440 Z-Model
                                                                         platform, custom cover,
                                                                        trailer, coast guard safety            Feng Shui                                                        Next Top Stylist.
                                                                                                                                                                             Experience Hands On
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Auburn                           Off-Street Parking.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      No Pets
     Wood Stove                         Like Brand New!
                                                                       package, used at most 20
                                                                              hours. $13,750.                    Daycare
                                                                                                                                                                            Learning In A City-Like
                                                                                                                                                                                  Atmosphere.                  Daycare                              $875/Month
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Oil Heat BB/HW, Tenant
   Large, Air Tight, Cast               $7500 For Both                   Call (508)868-1972                                                                                   Call 508-347-5589            Licensed and CDA Approved
                                                                                                             Daily/weekly rates                                                                              Large Family Daycare has             Pays Own Utilities
 Iron. Glacier Bay, Ornate               508-987-9313                                                                                                                                                                                              860-428-3478
 Front Doors. Takes Over                                               2006 Polar Kraft                                                                                                                         Full-time Openings
 Two-Foot Length Wood.                                                 Kodiak V 178 SC
                                                                                                                 Training                                                                                   Any age, hours negotiable.
                                                                                                                                                                               333 SURROGATE
        $500 OBO
                                   2005 Polaris 600
                                   Edge Touring Sled                  Great family boat capable
                                                                                                              Group or private
                                                                                                                                            Become A                             MOTHERS
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Close to major routes.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Meals/snacks included.          River Mill
    Antique Aladdin                         Low mileage                of navigating big water,
                                                                          fresh or saltwater.
                                                                                                                                             Dental                                                         Large indoor/outdoor play
                                                                                                                                                                                                               area. Music teacher,
                                        2004 Polaris
   Kitchen Cook Stove
        Complete.                        700XC-SP
                                                                           Excellent on Gas,
                                                                            Trailers Easily.
                                                                                                          Experienced caring staff          Assistant                       Surrogate                      developmentally appropriate
                                                                                                                                                                                                            activities, crafts and much       N. Grosvenordale, CT
                                                                                                                                                                          Mothers Wanted                   more. Let us offer your child
      BO Over $500
                                            Low mileage
                                      2005 Load Rite
                                                                      • 17’8”, 92” Beam
                                                                      • Yahama 115HP Four
                                                                                                             Tours 10am-4pm
                                                                                                            Other times by appt.             In Just                          Established Surrogacy           a loving and nurturing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Very Spacious Studio,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                1, 2 & 3 Bedroom
                                          Trailer                       Stroke Engine (low hours,
                                                                        5 year full warranty)
                                                                                                                                            120 Days!                         Program seeks loving
                                                                                                                                                                            women to carry couples’
                                                                                                                                                                          biological babies 21-45, prior
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Night-Time Care Available
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Call For Details
                                    101x10 never used. Selling                                                                               A Career You Can
      Quilt Frame                      whole package with 3           • 24 Volt Minn Kota Trolling          508-987-0077                                                    birth experience required,      For more information and          ONE MONTH
                                                                        Motor (70lb thrust)                                                   Smile About...                 non-smokers, generous
 3 Rail System - Folds             snowmobile suits, 3 helmets
                                    and 2 snowmobile covers.          • Tons Of Accessories!               205 Federal Hill                • Evening Classes                      compensation.
                                                                                                                                                                                                           excellent references contact
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              FREE RENT
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Sharon or Stephanie at:
  Down. 2 Swing Arm                Valued at $14,800, selling for       This Boat Is Loaded!                    Road                       • Tuition Payment                   1-888-363-9457                  (508)832-8360                 Rents starting at $525
     Lamps Included                   $11,000. MUST SELL!!                   $27,000 New                     Oxford, MA                      Plans                         www.reproductivelawyer.com
Quilting Area Is 18” x 72”                                                                                                                                                                                           Or Email                *Must Income Qualify*
                                     Call (860)974-1625 or             Yours For $20,000                                                   • In-Office Real World                                          collieflowerplace@yahoo.com        Section 8 Vouchers
       For Photos,                       (860)617-2116                                                     www.starwoodpetresort.com        Training
      Use This URL:                                                   Beautiful Boat! Must See!                                                                                                                 License #2080426                   Accepted
   www.flickr.com/photos/              Two Arctic Cat                                                                                         N.E. Dental
      mlm7154/sets                                                            Dan Kenney                      286 LIVESTOCK                                                    400 SERVICES                                                  •Recently Remodeled
                                       Snowmobiles                                                                                          Assistant School                                                                                   Building Exteriors
    Call 860-963-7932                                                      508-390-3717                                                      120 Stafford Street,                                             500 REAL ESTATE
                                     1998 550 Cougar DLX                             or                   Bagged Shavings                                                                                                                    • Close to 395
                                                                                                                                                 Suite #201
   Wrought Iron                         2000 EFI 580 ZL                    508-527-3820                       Kiln-Dried Pine                  Worcester, MA                                                   501 REAL ESTATE               • Adjacent to Riverside
                                      Both Electric Start,                                                                                                                402 GENERAL SERVICES
   Outdoor Table                    Reverse, Liquid Cooled.
                                                                                                                Paper Bags.                 www.nedentalschool.org                                                 WANTED                      Park
                                                                                                              3.25 Cubic Feet                                                                                                                •On-site professional
   and 6 Chairs                     2000 Karavan Enclosed                                                  $4.75 Each (No Limit)            508-425-6644
                                                                         Flightcraft                                                                                                                                                           management and
  Black/Tan cushions and
umbrella. $250 or best offer.
                                    Trailer, Spare Tires, Etc.
                                   Package Deal: $6500 OBO            Inboard Skiboat                            Pick Up In                  Call Now For More
                                                                                                                                                                           Saunders &                                                          maintenance staff
                                                                                                              West Brookfield
      Weber Gill
 Genesis Silver, 4 years old,                 Also,
                                                                        1989 609 hours. Good
                                                                      condition, must see. $7000.            Rock Valley Farm                  Ask About Our              Sons Roofing                                                              Please call
                                                                                                                                                  Upcoming                      Talk to the owner                                                 (860)923-3919
           $250.                    Collet Communicators                 Call (508)867-6393                    508-867-2508                                               directly. I’m on the job from                                        for more information
    Call (508)943-1117                        $200                                                                                              Open House!
                                                                                                                                                                                  start to finish.
                                         Call After 6pm               Johnson Outboard                    295 BUILDING SUPPLIES                                              Call Bill Toll Free           **************
       XBOX 360                          860-779-9780                      Motor                                                           Delivery Driver                                                                                           Webster
                                                                                                           Harvey Windows                                                   1-866-961-ROOF                 EQUAL HOUSING                         Just Renovated!
       Premium                                                         4H.P. around 1979 model,                                           Major firm. Local delivery in
20GB hard drive 2 wireless                 205 BOATS                  have service manual. Bought           New - Still Wrapped               Putnam area. Good              508-765-0100                   OPPORTUNITY                      Two/Three Bedroom, Third
   controllers, 1 wireless                                             on Ebay. Children bought a            (2) Big 41 1/2 x 57          customer service skills. Mid          MA Reg # 153955                                               Floor. Heat & Hot Water
headset, 2 games, (Skate &          1986 Bow Rider                      new Mercury for me. Had              R.O. Double Hung,             $30K, days, full benefits,          CT Reg # 0609329            **************                    Included. Washer & Dryer
Halo). Excellent condition, 2                                           tune up at Action Marine.                                           including dental, 401K.       Fully Insured Free Estimates     All real estate advertising in    Hookup. Off-Street Parking
                                    170HP I/O Mercruiser with                                                    Vinyl, White                                                                                                                  w/Garage. Large Yard.
 month old. Asking $450             EZload trailer. Great shape.            Ran once. $400.                    Both For $300                                                  References Available         this newspaper is subject to
           for all.                                                     Call (860)5329 or cell                                                   Call Dutton               *Now Accepting All Major        The Federal Fair Housing Act             $900/Month
                                       Call (508)826-2926                                                      508-278-7835                    1-888-786-0791                     Credit Cards*              of 1968, which makes it               508-943-1258
    Call (508)278-3317                                                     (508)314-6373
B13 ☎ VILLAGER NEWSPAPERS ☎ TOWN-TO-TOWN CLASSIFIEDS               Friday, May 23, 2008

       Aut                                                                                  motive
Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles an Alternative
   to New Cars When Times Are Tight
            BY KEITH GRIFFIN

  Let’s take a break from new cars
this week and look at almost-new
cars or, as they’re commonly
called nowadays, certified pre-
owned. These are vehicles that
meet strict requirements, go
through an in-depth inspection,
and are warrantied by the manu-
  They are incredibly hot com-
modities as new cars have been
priced out of the market for people
as sub-prime loans have dried up
for both homes and used cars.
(Many people used to finance
expensive vehicles with home
equity loans.) But, there is some
confusion out there about what
constitutes certified pre-owned. So
let me clear up some of the mis-
  Let me start off by announcing
that I have recently begun writing
about used cars for About.com,
which is owed by the New York
Times.        The    website       is
usedcars.about.com and it con-
tains information on all aspects of                  A certified pre-owned 2006 Audi A6 could be a strong alternative to a new car.
used cars from buying to selling to
researching them to deals of the
week. I hope you take a moment to                    owned sales were up 56.4 percent.                     sell a vehicle as certified pre-          they’re so popular as used vehi-
stop by and maybe even register                      It is the first manufacturer I know                   owned, but these vehicles aren’t          cles. And, I wouldn’t buy a
for the weekly newsletter.                           of that is lumping in its certified                   backed by manufacturers. Instead,         Volkswagen built in the last few
  OK, now back to the main topic:                    pre-owned sales with new car                          these warranties are backed by            years unless it had a strong war-
certified pre-owned. These are                       sales. In effect, companies are now                   insurance companies. These com-                 .
                                                                                                                                                     ranty The IntelliChoice survey for
vehicles that have been through a                    taking credit twice for selling the                   panies don’t make money by pay-           2008 points out Hyundai is ranked
special inspection process by new                    same car.                                             ing claims, so keep that in mind          third after taking last place in
dealers. (Manufacturers set the                        Certified pre-owned used cars --                    before buying what is supposedly          2008. It’s no secret I’m a fan of
standards.) Certified pre-owneds                     when purchased properly -- are a                      a certified pre-owned vehicle from        Hyundai. So, I’m not surprised to
come from a variety of places                        great deal for you. Financing can                     an independent car seller.                see it doing so well.
including lease programs, trade-                     be cheaper. The cars are typically                      There’s a company called                  What’s important to remember
ins, and vehicle auctions.                           in better shape and some manufac-                     IntelliChoice that annually ranks         about certified pre-owned used
  Typically manufacturers allow
            ,                                        turers offer generous warranty                        the top luxury and non-luxury cer-        cars is they are just like any other
vehicles that are 5 years old or                     protection.                                           tified    pre-owned        programs.      used vehicle. You need to make
newer with 60,000 miles or less to                     Once a used car gets its certified                  Programs are rated on a set of cri-       sure a complete inspection is done
be certified if they pass inspec-                    seal of approval, it gets an extend-                  teria that consumers identify as          by an independent mechanic.
tion. (The number of inspection                      ed warranty and the dealer tacks                      having the most value, such as            After all, the certification is really
points can range from 115 for Ford                   on a higher price because the con-                    extended manufacturer war-                only as good as the dealership
to 300 for Audi.) Porsche sells cer-                 sumer gets perceived peace of                         ranties, title verification, certifica-   issuing it. The manufacturer
tified pre-owneds up to 6 years old                  mind. In effect, certified pre-                       tion inspection process and road-         backs the certified pre-owned
and 100,000 miles. Ford cuts off                     owned can be defined as recondi-                      side assistance in addition to spe-       vehicle, but you don’t want your
sales at 4 years and 50,000 miles.                   tioned new cars at less-than-new                      cial    financing      and     return     car to be tied up in the garage for
  For luxury car makers, certified                   prices.                                               exchange policies.                        repairs – even if somebody else is
pre-owned can be the best way to                       The important thing to note is                        Volvo tops the list for luxury pre-     paying for them.
keep their cars out among the pub-                   certified pre-owned vehicles are                      owned programs. Frankly, I’ve               As I mentioned above, certified
lic. Audi, for example, recently                     only sold by new car dealers.                         always thought Volvos a bit over-         pre-owned cars are more expen-
announced that its certified pre-                    Independent car sellers may try to                    priced, so maybe that’s why               sive, but they can actually be less
                                                                                                                                                     expensive because manufacturers
                                                                                                                                                     will sometimes offer lower inter-
                                                                                                                                                     est rates on the loans and you’re
                                                                                                                                                     most likely not going to have to
                                                                                                                                                     spend money on mechanical
                                                                                                                                                       Another way to save money on a
                                                                                                                                                     certified pre-owned is not to buy
                                                                                                                                                     the Carfax report. All manufactur-
                                                                                                                                                     ers require these vehicle back-
                                                                                                                                                     ground reports be done as part of
                                                                                                                                                     the certification process.

                                                                                                                                                     Auto Review

A certified pre-owned 2007 Honda Accord could be a good value, but you may have to look far and wide to find one.
B14 ☎ VILLAGER NEWSPAPERS ☎ TOWN-TO-TOWN CLASSIFIEDS                               Friday, May 23, 2008

 505 APARTMENTS FOR               505 APARTMENTS FOR                    510                       515 CONDOS-RENT/SALE              546 CEMETARY LOTS                550 MOBILE HOMES                550 MOBILE HOMES                 550 MOBILE HOMES
       RENT                             RENT                      COMMERCIAL/BUSINESS                      Dudley                    Cemetery Lots                    14x70 Mobile                       Brookfield
                                                                                                      Tired Of Paying Rent?                                                                          Nanatomqua Mobile
 SOUTHBRIDGE                                                                                          3 Bed 1 Bath Condo in            for Sale                          Home                             Home Park                       Sturbridge
                                                                                                  Move-In condition. First floor   Worcester County Memorial          W/56ft addition which
    BRAND NEW                                                                                                                                                                                            (55 And Over)                   Move-In Ready
                                                                       Blackstone                  end unit, lots of cabinet and         Park-Paxton, MA           includes 24x12 den, 14x12
                                                                                                                                                                                                     2 Bedroom with 1-1/2            Fully Applianced, Plus
   2 Bedrooms/$775.
                                   Webster                         Retail/Office/Contractor
                                                                 First Floor, Up To 4000 sq.ft.
                                                                     With Ample Parking!
                                                                                                   closet space, pergo flooring
                                                                                                  throughout, Good commuter
                                                                                                      location. $124,900.00
                                                                                                                                    2 Lots (#408A) available in
                                                                                                                                   the beautiful Garden of Valor
                                                                                                                                        II. $5,000 for both.
                                                                                                                                                                   work room w/sink and 18ft
                                                                                                                                                                   porch w/handicapped ramp.
                                                                                                                                                                    Large hallways/doors, for
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Bath, Living Room, Large
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Kitchen, Laundry Room
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Extras. Comfortable,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Clean, Spacious,
     Available now.
 Stove, refrigerator and
                                   Prospect                          Contractor Garage &
                                                                        Attached Office/
                                                                                                  Call Channa Ernst, REBV
                                                                                                                                      Call (508)987-0531                wheelchair. New
                                                                                                                                                                    roof/windows. $98K plus
                                                                                                                                                                           park share.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     With New Appliances,
                                                                                                                                                                                                   And Door To Back Porch.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Over 55 Park.
                                                                       Warehouse Space.                                                                                                                    REDUCED
 dishwasher included.
    Secure building.
   Off-street parking.
                                    Estates                         Call 508-435-3564
                                                                                                   530 HOUSES FOR SALE                Two Cemetery                    Bill, (508)347-5463                   $79,900
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Priced To Sell, Let’s Talk!

        NO Pets.                      2 & 3 Bedroom                                                                                       Lots
                                       Apartments.                                                     Cocoa Beach                     Worcester County
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Mobile Home
Call (508)765-5852                                                                                      Time Share                      Memorial Park                Adult Mobile
                                    1 Month Free Rent
                                                                      Southbridge                 First week in October on the             In Paxton               Home Community                      For Sale                           Temporary
                                      Now Available:
                                                                        Office Space
                                                                                                   beach, see the Rockets at            $900 For Each,                in Scenic                             Dayville CT
                                                                                                                                                                                                         12 Conrads Park
                                                                                                     Cape Canaveral. $2000.
  Webster                           Historical Buildings
                                    Must Income Qualify
                                                                     Approx. 7000 sq.ft.,
                                                                                                     Call (860)774-2755                 $1800 For Both
                                                                                                                                          Call Cheryl
                                                                                                                                                                    Comfortable 2 bedroom, 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                          (860)774-8884                   Problems?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Utilize This 14x70
                                  SECTION 8 CERTIFICATES             Main Street, Historic                                              413-245-4181                                                     Sturbridge                     Mobile Home!
 NORTH VILLAGE                          WELCOME                    Building. Ample Parking,                                                                          1/2 bath, central air, new
                                                                                                                                                                    roof, beautiful sunroom, all      Mobile Home 55+                 Large Rooms, Plenty
                                                                  Quiet, Also Includes Private           Holland
   2 bedroom units                     Call                              Rear Entrance.
                                                                   Spacious Office Rooms.
                                                                                                      Brand new 2,112 S.F.                Two Lots
                                                                                                                                                                   new appliances. Asking $92K
                                                                                                                                                                          plus park share.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       1 Bedroom, Ideal
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Location, Close To
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Of Open Space.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           First $2500
   starting at $760!!             (508)943-9567                  Large, Open Meeting Rooms.
                                                                                                      4 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath
                                                                                                  Custom Colonial, cul-de-sac
                                                                                                                                      Available At Worcester       Call Paul (508)347-1439          Everything. New Floors,               Takes It Away
                                                                      Call For Details                                                County Memorial Park                                         Carpets, Paint, Windows,              (860)774-6989
  Heat and hot water                  E.H.O.                          (508)764-3297
                                                                                                       neighborhood, abuts
                                                                                                  conservation land. Ocupancy
                                                                                                                                            In Paxton.                                                Shower, Cabinets &
     is included.                                                                                                                         Non-Selected.                                            Counters. Newer Furnace,
                                                                                                  60 days. Reduced $299,900
                                                                                                  finished or buy now at finish
                                                                                                                                        Asking $950 OBO                  Brookfield                      A/C & More.
 Must income qualify.                                                                                                                    508-867-0902                55 Plus Community.
                                                                                                       plaster for $269,900.
                                                                                                                                                                      Nanatomqua Mobile                 Washer/Dryer.               575 VACATION RENTALS
  Section 8 Vouchers                 Whitinsville                                                       (508)347-7208                                                                                   508-347-7027
                                                                                                                                                                         Home Park.
       Accepted.                  Immaculate 1 & 2 bedroom                                                                         Worcester County                 2 Bedroom, 1 1/2 Bath,
                                    apartments available.
                                                                       Webster                         545 LAND/LOTS                                                Carport, Screen Porch,               Sturbridge
     Please call                 Appliances, parking, coin-op.                                                                      Memorial Park                      New Appliances,                Mobile Home For Sale,
   (508)987-1595                 Convenient to major routes.
                                   Pets considered. $650 &
                                                                         FOR RENT
                                                                       1000 sq.ft to                 House Lots
                                                                                                                                        Garden of the Cross
                                                                                                                                     2 lots side by side. Price           New Roof.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    In 55 And Over Park. New
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Roof/Windows. Cathedral
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Cape Cod
      NEW FALL
                                      $795 plus utilities.
                                    Call (508)234-7930                 17000 sq.ft.
                                                                                                                                          $3500 for both.
                                                                                                                                        Call (508)721-8924              774-262-7307
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ceilings, Country Interior,
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Carport, Patio & Deck.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Many Updates.
     SPECIALS!!!                                                     Come Where The                                                                                                                                                     Immaculate
                                                                      Price Is Right!                  Area Towns                                                                                            $94,900
                                                                                                      Sturbridge-5+ acres.         Worcester County                                                      508-347-8791                2 Bedroom Cottage
                                                                      Free-Standing                 Approved septic design,        Memorial Park,                      Brookfield                        Sturbridge                     Cable TV. Walk to
                                      Woodstock                          Buildings                          $99,900.
                                                                                                                                       Paxton                       Mobile Home For Sale                                              beach. Sorry no pets.
Next to library. Bright, sunny    Brookwood Apartments                  7500 sq.ft.                   Holland-3.28 acres.                                           55+ Cooperative Park           Nice Comfortable, 14’ x 70’,
 3 bedroom, 1.5 baths, DR,                                             & 2500 sq.ft.                  Overlooks reservoir,          4 lots in the Garden of the                                     Two Bedroom, Two Bath               Large private lot.
                                    Large refurbished two                                                                                                            Trades Considered!                                                Great for children!
LR, FR hardwoods, coin-op            bedroom apartment.             With Loading Docks                      $39,900.                Cross, which is the oldest                                     Mobile Home. In Very Quiet
 laundry, stove, refrigerator.       Dishwasher, garbage              & Nice Offices               Brimfield-3.75 acres. Well       garden in the park. Value        Great Buy, Ask Why!             Area. 55 And Over Only.                •••••••••
 Available May 1. $1000 per         disposal. Heat and hot                                        driveway, permits, ready for        $7000, asking $6000.              Phone Owner:                        $65,000                       $595 a week.
  month. First and security.                                               Call                    foundation. $99,900 firm.            Will sell separately.                                       Call Between 4pm-8pm
                                        water included.
                                                                      508-753-3670                                                    Call (508)892-8685                508-925-5234                                                      508-280-8331
   Call (508)949-8500            Call Doug (781)771-2810                                             Call (508)347-7208                                                                                  508-347-2458

         Aut                                                                                                      motive
                                   715 AUTO SERVICES              1999 Buick Park                    725 AUTOMOBILES                 2001 Honda
                                                                                                                                                                                                                1963 Mercury
                                                                                                                                                                                                      725 AUTOMOBILES
   700 AUTOMOTIVE                                                       Ave                                                        Accord 4-Door EX                   2004 Jaguar
                                     Junk Cars &                   Loaded, like new, leather,           2001 Ford                  V6 Auto With Leather. 118k           X Type                     2002 Lincoln    Comet
                                    Trucks Wanted                    122K miles. $4500.                Taurus SSE                   Miles. Excellent Condition.
                                       Large Trucks &
                                                                    Call (508)752-8683            Power Windows & Locks, CD
                                                                                                                                    Extra Set Of 4 Snow Tires.
                                                                                                                                   Kelly Bluebook Value $7950
                                                                                                                                                                      All wheel drive, loaded,
                                                                                                                                                                     low mileage, 23K miles,               LS V8                     Four door, 260 cubic inch.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Very low original mileage.
4 Cooper Weather                                                                                   Player & Snow Tires. Looks                                            pristine condition.        ***MUST SELL***                  Very clean interior. Asking
                                         Equipment                                                    Good And Runs Great.               Asking $7200                                                                                  $3,500 or best offer.
 Master S/T Tires                                                    1995 Buick                              $4500                       508-248-6070                     Asking $17,500.           Luxury-comfort-style-all-in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Call (860)928-7832
                                         Cash Paid                  Park Ave Ultra                                                         After 5pm                 Call (508)764-4275                this Metallic Silver 2002
Steel Belted, 205/65 R15                                                                             Call (508)949-1223
     Like New $150                  FREE REMOVAL                    All Options, Excellent
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Lincoln LS-Loaded with a V8.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Automatic transmission, A/C,
                                      401-965-8949                Condition. 120k Miles. Has                                           1994 Honda                                                  power heated memory seats,
   4 Cooper Weather
   Master S/T Snow                     720 CLASSICS
                                                                       New GM Factory
                                                                  Transmission And Rebuilt                                           Civic 4-Door DX                   1999 Jetta                       power windows, power           2003 Mustang
      Groove Tires                                                  Motor (At 95k Miles).               2000 Ford                  120k Miles, A/C, Two Sets Of    Clean, runs great, 32 m.p.g.,         locks, power mirrors,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       GT Convertible
                                                                                                                                                                                                      sunroof, leather interiors,
        225/55 R17                1989 BMW 325i                             $3000                       Focus ZX2                   Tires. Very Good Condition.     157K miles. Asking $5,000
                                                                                                                                                                   but will consider all serious   alloy wheels, alpine premium     5 Speed, 20k Original Miles.
       Like New $200              Red convertible new black             Please Call                 2-Door Coupe. Alloy                     $2400                                                   stereo, six disc CD, air bags   Excellent Condition. Sapphire
                                                                                                                                                                      offers. Call or email for
      508-867-2560                  top new transmission,              508-248-5271                 Wheels, Air, Sunroof.                774-696-3030                 details. (860)208-9720       ABS tilt wheel cruise control.      Blue With Tan Leather
        Evenings                   automatic, runs perfect,              After 6pm                  78k Miles. Excellent                                               xrh234@netzero.com            This vehicle is in fabulous        Interior. Loaded With
                                  $5500. Call (413)245-4587                                                                           2007 Hyundai                                                   condition, must see. If you     Options! Always Garaged.
                                                                                                         Condition.                                                                                                                      Car Cover Included.
    4 Like-New OEM                                                 1989 Cadalliac                       $4800 OBO                      Accent GS                                                        are in the market for a
  BMW 7-Series                    1987 Chevy                          Deville                       Call 774-253-7157               2 Door Hatchback, Silver,        2002 Lincoln LS                 Lincoln LS, don’t pass this
                                                                                                                                                                                                          one! Even and iPod
  19-Inch Wheels                 Monte Carlo LS                   Beige, 4 door sedan, 4.5L,                                         A/C, 41k Miles (Mostly
                                                                                                                                    Highway). Mint Condition,
                                                                                                                                                                   Black/Tan, Leather, 40k,
                                                                                                                                                                    Fully Loaded, Chrome
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Direct Connection...
  With Brand-New Tires           Light Blue, 2-door hard-top,      front wheel drive, 104K                                                                                                                   $11,495 obo.
                                  5.0 V8 automatic, perfect             miles, $1500.                                              Up To 37 MPG. Huge Money           Rims/Grill/Rocker               Call 888-457-2333
(245-35R 19 93W) And 5-
                                   velour interior, 1-owner,        Call (413)245-7943             1995 Geo Prizm                   Saver, Do The Math. Great           Panels/Pillars,                                             1990 Mustang GT
 Lug Bolt Pattern. Wheels
 Sell For A $5000 Option         120K miles. Bought new at                                          110K miles, Red, 4 door
                                                                                                        sedan, recently,
                                                                                                                                       Commuting Vehicle.
                                                                                                                                                                   Brand New Snow Tires,                                              Convertible
  When You Buy A BMW
                                   Diamond Chevrolet. Very        1989 Camaro RS                   reconditioned, new starter,           508-949-2757
                                                                                                                                                                   Extra Set Of 18” Chrome                                            Burgundy paint with Black
     Asking $1100 or
                                       good condition,
                                      runs great. $2700.             350 Auto, T-Tops.                     runs great.
                                                                                                                                                                    Rims with Tires. New             1981 Mercedes                  top. Runs/sounds great. Just
                                                                                                                                                                            Brakes                                                   tuned up. Everything works.
         best offer                    (508)347-9386                 Too Many Extras                Moving must sell quick!!       2005 Hyundai GLS                                                    Benz 240D                      Ready for Spring/Summer
      508-943-6151                                                        $3000                       $2500 or best offer.                                             Sharp Car! Mint!                  Original Owner                   cruising. $4500.
                                                                                                                                    4 door, Grey, 25K miles,
                                      1973 Green                      1985 Merkuer                  Call (508)341-4434 or          excellent condition. $9980.           $13,500 obo                         $4,000                         Call Charlie
     4 NEW 16”                        VW Beetle                       5-Speed XRT4                      (860)857-4168                 Call (508)278-4362                774-289-9074                     860-774-0587                     (401)523-5670
     Steel Rims                        Recent Engine,                      Sunroof
     And Covers                         Good Tires                          $2000
 Original Equipment Off                  Best Offer                     1967 GMC
        Of Toyota.                     413-245-3530                     Dump Truck
 Perfect For Winter Tires
        $90 Each                    1966 Mustang                 HM7700, V-6, 5-Speed &
                                                                     2-Speed Rear
 Yes, They Are Flawless            1971 VW Beetle                       $2500
     508-764-9309                   Call (508)341-3910
                                      for information               (860)428-3478
   4 Spartan All
   Season Tires                   1975 VW Custom                      1997 Chevy
Size 185-65R-15. Used only         Safare Camper                      Blazer 4x4
 10K miles, paid $280, will          With Porsche Engine          Used Motor Ready To
         sell $140.                  Running, Registered.         Be Installed. Vehicle Is
   Call (508)765-9049            1 Of 100 Left In America!          In Good Condition
      after 4:30pm                     Asking $7500                 NEW PRICE $800
                                    Call 508-753-7761                  Call Anytime
       8 Foot                                                         774-230-3504
   Tonneau Cover                   1973 VW Type-3
 Fits 1999 And Older Chevy              Squareback                    1982 Chevy
    (Tilts, Lifts, Rolls Up)          Runs Excellent,
          Black Vinyl.              Inspected In March.                Silverado
                                                                     $1000 or best offer.
              $150                       Clear Title                1989 Ford Mustang
  (4) Chevy Steel                          $2000                    2.2 motor, hatchback.
                                       413-214-9133               Asking $200 or best offer.
    8-Lug Rims                                                           3 Wheeler
 With Tires (20% Rubber)
Stainless Steel Beauty Rings
                                  Antique Black                    Year unknown. $200 or
                                                                         best offer.
        And Hubcaps
                                     Jaguar                         Call (774)402-8198
                                   1972 XJ6. Body, paint and
        Call Jim                  chrome nearly perfect, New     2002 Dodge Neon
      860-428-2559                  Michelin pin stripe tires,
                                 spare engine and many spare      4 Door, Alloys, Spoiler,
   A-1 Condition                      parts. $5000 firm.           CD, New Tires, New
                                 Call Tom (508)873-2227           Brakes, 102k. 1 Owner.
 4 new Yokohama                                                       Asking $4000
 High Speed Rain                    725 AUTOMOBILES                   860-923-0457
       Tires                     1999 Audi A4 1.8T                   1999 Dodge
195-50-R15/82V on mint 5          82k Miles. 19” Chrome
   Bolt American Racing          Wheels, Body Kit, Custom           Grand Caravan
Wheels. Fits Accord, Sentra,     Paint, Plus Many Extras.                 130k Miles
Camry, Corolla, Miata, Neon                                           Asking $1200 OBO
       and many more.                 Asking $9,800                        Call Jeff
 Call Tom ask if they will fit         or best offer                    774-402-8222
   your car. Asking $750             (508)717-9244                      508-347-7490
  Tires & Rims                                                      1986 Dodge
                                     1999 Audi                      W200 Pickup
   Black custom rims and
   Yokohama tires, 16x7,            Avant Quatro                  Runs, 7 1/2ft. Myers plow
         205/55R16C               A6, V6, 4 door wagon, 75K        electric-hydraulic, 10 ply
   Sell $275 or best offer.          miles. Beautiful car in        tires, like new. Rebuilt
   Call (860)974-1043              excellent condition. Bose       transmission, selling for
                                    premium stereo, power              parts as is. $350.
      Truck Rails                      sunroof, all power           Call (860)974-1841
 Chrome Tube For 8’ Bed              features. Have Carfax.
     Great Condition               Call (860)974-1970
                                                                  1985 Fire-Engine
       $95 For Set                                                 Red Mazda RX7
   Holly Carburetors                                                1.1L Rotary Engine.
      Two New 600                      2005 Buick                     Mint Condition.
      Double-Pump.                      Century                  Single Owner, 54k Miles.
       $200 Each                 New tires, new brake job,       Always Garaged, No Rust,
                                 Runs excellent. Loaded.                 Sunroof.
     GM Chrome                                                       Runs Beautifully.
    Slotted Wheels                         $6,500                         $5000
 15”, 5-Lug Bolt Pattern               774-230-0899                    508-845-9237
   For Full-Size GM.                2002 Buick
      $200 Set Of 4
                                  LeSabre Custom                   2003 Ford
     454 Complete                 Low Mileage (46k), Well        Mustang Mach 1
       GM Block                  Maintained, Looks & Runs            Azure Blue with Black
    With Fuel Injection          Great. 6 Passengers, Power      leather. 18K miles, like brand
          $1200                       Everything. Mint!                new. Couple after
                                            $8750                   market parts. $17,500.
     508-259-8805                      860-928-5771                 Call (508)987-8486
B15 ☎ VILLAGER NEWSPAPERS ☎ TOWN-TO-TOWN CLASSIFIEDS                                 Friday, May 23, 2008

    725 AUTOMOBILES                    SPORTS UTILITY                740 MOTORCYCLES                   740 MOTORCYCLES              750 CAMPERS/TRAILERS             750 CAMPERS/TRAILERS             750 CAMPERS/TRAILERS             750 CAMPERS/TRAILERS
   1967 Mustang                          VEHICLES                     2001 Harley                        Motorcycle                                                     2005 Cardinal                   2005 Fleetwood
                                                                                                                                    2002 12x40 Park                                                                                           33-Foot
      Coupe                       1996 2 door Red                      Davidson                          Accessories                   Model RV                          30’ Camper                     PaceArrow 37A
  289 C.I. 3 speed manual           Chevy Tahoe                      1200 Sportster                      Open Chariot
                                                                                                                                    (like brand new) on beautiful
                                                                                                                                                                     Top Of The Line Fifth Wheel,         Motorhome                         Fifth Wheel
 transmission, 63K original                                                                             Motorcycle Trailer                                           Two Slide-Outs. All Options,
  miles, excellent condition.     push button 4WD automatic,          Yellow & Black,
                                                                                                          Always Garaged.
                                                                                                                                      lot in campground can be        Many Upgraded Features,            18K miles, loaded, no                Camper
 $14,500 or best reasonable           leather interior, power     Mint Condition With New                                           used for a full 6 months (15        Used Only Four Times.           pets/smokers. Two slide          REDUCED To $18,000
 offer. Serious inquiries only      everything, 135K/350 V8,         Parts..3000 Miles.               Harley Davidson Jack          April-15 October every year)         Hitch, Cover, Tripod          outs, tv’s A/C’s & furnaces.      Includes Many Extras.
            please.                tow package, CD, cassette,              $5600                                                      Lot is paid for until 2097.                                      Electric awning & levelers,        Excellent Condition.
                                    AM/FM, maintained well.
                                                                                                      $1200 For Everything                                            Included. New Condition,
                                                                                                                                                                                                       workhorse 8.1L Vortec w/5
   Call (860)428-9455                                                  508-892-4495                      508-867-3660               Call Don (508)344-9499                  Inside & Out.
                                           Priced fairly!                                                                                                              Super Clean & Beautiful.           speed, lots of extras.           F-350 Crew Cab
                                     Call (617)943-0288,                                                                                                                                                        Low $90’s.
 1997 Olds Regency                                                                                                                                                           A Steal At                                                     Pick-Up Truck
    Nice solid driver 105K
                                      North Brookfield.              1998 Harley                     Harley Davidson                38’ 2000 Keystone                         $25,000
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Call (508)885-4727
 highway miles, loaded with
 moonroof, needs nothing.
                                                                      Davidson                      1993 Heritage Softail             Travel Trailer                       860-974-0405
                                                                                                                                                                           860-428-4115                  2002 Large                               Call
                                                                  1200 Sportster 15,500 miles,        7k Miles, Runs Excellent.       Loaded, Front Bunk                                                                                     860-935-5411
        Asking $3500.                  1996 Ford                      excellent condition,              Lots Of New. $7500           Room, Rear Bedroom,                                               Coleman Pop-up                        Quinebaug, CT
   Call (860)974-3022                                               registered, many extras!          1/2 Carat Diamond Ring                                                                               Camper
                                       Bronco XLT                         $7000 or BO                   Absolutely Flawless,
                                                                                                                                     Two Slide-Outs, Sleeps             2002 Citation
1996 Oldsmobile                   4x4, 1 owner, no accidents,            508-764-8754                      Two Settings.
                                                                                                                                       9. Mint Condition
                                                                                                                                                                         31Ft. Travel
                                                                                                                                                                                                      In excellent condition, 2 king
                                                                                                                                                                                                        beds, slide-out, furnace,           Goin’ Fishin’?
                                   never smoked in, interior                                                                                $13,500
     Ciera                            99%, runs perfect,                                             Limited Elvis Collectibles         617-828-4825                       Trailer                        refrigerator, hot water         2000 Starcraft
Navy Blue, good mechanical                                           1993 Harley                        Baseball/Basketball                                                                           heater and inside porta-potty.
 condition, a few cosmetic
                                   Green/Grey, brush guard,
                                  needs rear fenders, $3500.        Davidson FLHS                           Collectibles
                                                                                                                                        508-867-2194                 $13,999. One owner, kept on              Asking $5000.               Truck Camper
 scratches. Asking $2400.                                                                                                                                              site, nice camper, includes       Call (860)928-3020                     850 Lite
                                     Call (508)949-1525           Electra Glide Sport                   Joe 407-716-5304                                                 back ladder, spare tire,
   Call (860)928-2624                                                                                                               2001 24 ft. Travel                awning, electric jack, sleeps
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         8 1/2 Foot, 1600 lbs.
                                                                    Black, only 33,313 mile,                                                                                                              27’ Pioneer                   Sleeps Four, Like New.
                                  1998 GMC Jimmy                   excellent condition, some                                         Camper Trailer                      6, lots of storage, huge
     $500 Police                                                  extras,. $9500 or best offer.        A great buy at                All works, call for details!    bathroom, queen bed, 1 large      Fleetwood Travel                     Never Abused.
     Impounds!                     Sport Utility 4D                                                                                 Call from 8am-7:30pm. Best          slide-out in living room &                                           Ready To Go!
  Cars/Trucks From $500!             V6 Engine, 4WD,               Call Ray (508)987-3783                 $4200!                     time to call 4pm-7:30pm            dinette area. Pictures on           Trailer                           $6350 firm
                                  Automatic Transmission,                after 4:00pm                                                                                   www.breezybendrv.com           Fully loaded, non-smoking,
        For listings                                                                                   2004 Kawasaki                       (508)867-6124.                                                                                Call For More Details
                                   92k Mileage, Excellent                                                                                   Price $6,200.             Call (508)987-1519 for             extra clean, comes with            860-974-0746
  800-559-4138 ext. 3468
                                    Condition, Loaded.
                                                                    1987 Harley                        VN800-E4 Vlcn                                                                                   extra’s. A lot of family fun.
                                                                                                                                                                            more details
    1992 Ranger                      Asking $4995.95              Davidson XLH 883                      Drifter 805cc                   1997 24’                                                         Call (508)832-5652               760 VANS/TRUCKS
                                      860-928-6853                  under 20,000 miles, bike
      With plow $650.                                             looks almost new, many new
                                                                                                     Replica of the Indian Bike,
                                                                                                                                    Dutchman Pop-Up                    1997 Coleman                                                    1986-1979 AMC
                                                                                                    very comfortable to ride and                                                                         1985 Prowler
 1988 Isuzu Trooper                   1999 GMC                        parts, female owned,             a real head turner. Only          Camper                        Pop-Up Camper                                                   CJ7 Jeep rebuilt
                                                                       dependable, a steal
  5 brand new terrain tires.         Suburban SLT                           for $3350.
                                                                                                      ridden in 2005, has only             Model 1007                  Sleeps 8. Gas Stove, Gas          Travel Trailer
                                       4x4, Leather,                  Leave messaage
                                                                                                     6,152 miles and has been         Great Condition. Heat,
                                                                                                                                                                      Electric Refrigerator, Water
                                                                                                                                                                       Heater, Sink, Dinette Set,
                                                                                                                                                                                                         33’ Sleeps 6, A/C, new              350
                                                                                                    garaged every day. Has two       Refrigerator, Stove, Etc.                                         furnace, refrigerator, water      curry rear end 411 gear
       1978 MGB                    Remote/Keyless Entry,           (860)779-7526, will call          years left on a full service
                                                                                                                                                                       Outside Shower. Electric       pump, blinds, new propane         (body in good shape) still
       Good condition                130k Miles, Good                      back                                contract.                                               Brakes. Canvas In Great        system, tanks, etc. $2900 or             needs work.
        $3800 firm                      Condition.                                                     Call (860)928-9493                 413-537-0619                   Shape. Needs Tires &                  best offer.              Call (508)943-1951 ask
   Call (860)779-1102                       $6500                 2005 Honda VT750                                                                                           Front Jack Lift.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Call (508)865-1701            for Ron. Asking $5000 or
                                                                    Shadow Spirit                      745 RECREATIONAL                1989 24’ Terry                          $2500 OBO
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               best offer.
                                        508-612-6398                                                                                                                       508-234-5183
                                                                     Mint Condition, Low                   VEHICLES                    Travel Trailer                                                   2003 Rockwood
                                                                                                                                                                             After 6pm
 1987 SAAB 900                        2000 Ford                   Mileage, Always Garaged.             2005 Honda                   Excellent Condition, New                                               Premiere                    14’ Box Truck
 Needs some work but runs                                         Pearl Blue/Metallic Silver                                         Battery, Tires, & More.
     well. $500 firm.              Expedition-Eddie               Flame, Chrome Backrest.           Rancher 4-wheeler                                                    2003 Condor                    Pop-Up Camper                  with gutter machine, ladders,
                                                                                                                                     Receiver & Sway Bars                                                                               toold and gutter material.
   Call (860)928-5116                   Bauer                        Asking $4500 OBO               Army Green color, extremely
                                                                                                                                     Included. Must See To               Motorhome                        Loaded With Extras,
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Sleeps Up To 8.                $10,500 or best offer.
                                     111,000 miles, asking                                          low mileage, used mostly for
                                                                     Call 860-792-0506                                                     Appreciate.                 28ft, double slide outs.           Excellent Condition          Call (508)873-8935, cell
 1997 Thunderbird                    $6000. 48” wide, zero                                           yard work. Asking $3250 or
                                                                                                                                      $3400 or best offer.           35,000 miles, loaded with all         Book Value $7500.              or (508)248-9991
 6-Cylinder, 97k Miles. Runs      clearance fireplace like new.                                         best offer. Must sell.
   Very Strong. New Tires,               Asking $600.              2004 Honda VTX                      Call (860)779-9756                508-885-6215                  options. No pets and no           Will Sell For $5500.
 Brakes, Battery. Very Clean.        Call (508)566-2721              1300 Retro                                                                                       smoking-bought new and             Call 508-320-2175              2003 Chevy S-10
                                                                                                                                                                       well cared for. Must see.           For More Info                Blue, Auto, Extended Cab.
  In Florida Until 2004. No
     Rust, Many Extras.               2000 Jeep
                                                                    Pristine condition, Candy
                                                                   Apple Red, many chrome              2004 Honda                        2004 29’                          Asking $40,000.                                              6-Cylinder, 62k Miles. Paid
                                                                                                                                                                        Call (508)949-1463                                               $2000 For Recent Parts.
          Must Go!
       $3000 OBO                    Cherokee Sport                extras, less than 2000 miles,
                                                                   $7500 firm. Free mini bike
                                                                                                        Foreman                         Springdale                                                       2003 Trail-                     Interior Clean, Waxed &
      413-478-0793                     Automatic, Power                   with purchase.              Rubicon 500cc                    Travel Trailer                1991 CruiseMaster                    Cruiser                                 Buffed.
                                   Windows/Doors/Steering/                Call David,                “very low miles and hours”      Super slide, A/C, sleeps 6,
                                    Brakes. 4x4, Good Tires,                                                                                                          30 Foot Class-A                 26’, queen bunk house, light           508-885-3124
    2001 Toyota                    Roof Rack, Burgundy With
                                                                        (508)234-0631               must sell. baby on the way!!!
                                                                                                    used 25 times tops. $5000 or
                                                                                                                                        like new, $13,500.
                                                                                                                                       Call (860)753-0185               Motor Home                     weight, stereo, micro, A/C,
      Camry                             Tan Cloth Interior
                                                                       2003 Honda                              best offer.                                            82k Miles, Fully Equipped,
                                                                                                                                                                                                        heat, 6 gallon hot water,
                                                                                                                                                                                                        tub/shower. $8000 firm.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           2003 Chevy
                                      76k Miles On Engine,
 5 speed standard, 73,000
miles. Great mileage, reliable,     In Very Good Condition.             CRF-150
                                                                                                         Call (860)315-7167
                                                                                                                                     2001 7000 lb Car                    With Many Extras.
                                                                                                                                                                               $6000                     Call (508)579-8141                 Extreme
                                       Asking $5200 OBO                                                                                                                                                                                    Yellow w/black racing
 good condition. Black with
                                                                       Hardly Used!
                                                                                                     1998 Kawasaki                        Trailer                              Or With                 2004 Wilderness                   stripes. 4.3L V6, w/hurst
   tan interior. Cruise, A/C,                                           Paid $3200                                                   Made by CarMate. Asking                                                                           shifter and hard top tonneau
                                                                                                                                                                        1996 Saturn Tow Car
     power pkg. $8,800.                 508-450-6751                 Asking $1800 Firm              750 Xi Sport Jetski                      $1800.                            $7000                    5th Wheel 30’                   cover. Second owner, 52K
   Call (860)779-1260                                                 (508)987-0557                 Two seater, new battery and      Leather Sofa and Love                                            White, 16’ power living room      miles. Asking $10,500 or
2006 Volkswagen                        2004 Jeep                                                    recently serviced. Excellent              Seat                                                     slide-out, queen size bed                 best offer.
                                      Liberty Sport               1999 Honda Rebel                   condition. Includes trailer
                                                                                                     and cover. $2500 or best
                                                                                                                                         Black. Paid $1000,                                             w/home mattress, two              Call (860)774-9572
      Jetta                           Silver, 49k Miles.
                                                                   250cc, Black Low Mileage.
                                                                                                     offer. Call (508)234-0252
                                                                                                                                            asking $500.               2004 Flagstaff                  bunks, sleeps 8. Tons of
                                                                                                                                                                                                      extras, very clean, excellent         1996 Chevy
                                                                      Must See! $2200                                                Treadmill by Sportcraft
Black, fully loaded, leather, 5
   disc CD changer, heated
                                     Excellent Condition.              508-765-0548                                                     has cupholder, $250.           25’ Shamrock                        condition. Asking               K3500 Pickup
  seats & mirrors, sunroof,           CD/AM/FM Radio.                                                  2006 Polaris                         2 Dog Pens                   FLT25BH                              $15,900/BO.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       6.5 Diesel, Auto, 4x4, 8’ Bed,
 front, side & rear air bags.          Asking $14,200                 1996 Honda                                                            $50 for both.                                                   (508)892-8080
           $14,900.                    774-364-1133
                                                                                                      Outlaw 500 ATV                  Call (860)774-3989 or
                                                                                                                                                                       Sleeps 8, 2 sets of double
                                                                                                                                                                           bunk, double sink,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        149k. New Batteries, Tires,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Front-End Bushings, Brake
   Call (508)949-6914                   Or After 5pm                  Goldwing SE                      30 Hours Of Use, Great
                                                                                                                                          (860)617-1371                 refrigerator & freezer, 3-
                                                                                                                                                                                                       1985 Wilderness                     Lines, Bedliner, Fuel
                                                                                                      Condition,.Just Like New.
                                       508-886-7184                 Excellent condition, must
                                                                                                           MUST SELL                                                   burner stove, microwave,            Camper                        Tank/Pump/Lines, Engine
    Corvette 1988                                                 see, loaded. Asking $10,500.                                                                         outside shower, A/C/heat,        Sleeps 6, Very Good                Cooler Lines, Clean.
Excellent Condition. New
                                        Ask For Linda             Call Steve (860)963-9030                 $4500 OBO                1995 Allegro Bay                   AM/FM/CD stereo, gas &                 Condition                            $9000
                                                                                                      Includes Maintenance            28 foot diesel RV, 15,000
 T-Top, Tires & Interior.            740 MOTORCYCLES                                                                                                                  smoke detector, queen size       All Original Paperwork,                860-779-2568
  Over $11k Invested.                                                  1994 Honda                   Manual, Chain Lube Plus Oil.      miles (original) sleeps 5,       bed, 18’ awning, outdoor
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Lots of New Parts.
   Asking $7500 OBO               2005 Aquila 250                       CBR 600                        Call (860)779-1087                     $29,000.                       grill. $9500/bo.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         $3000 or best offer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1994 Chevy 3/4
                                                                                                                                       Call (860)774-4331                       E-mail
    1-508-943-1128                    Cruiser                       Excellent Condition, 24k
                                                                                                     1982 Winnebago                                                     Godek@verizon.net                   860-774-0100                     Ton
    1-508-341-3164                    356 miles, showroom            Miles. White & Black.                                                                                                                                                350 V8, 2WD, excellent
                                   condition, bike can be seen         New Chain & Tire.                Brave RV                      2006 Camp                         (cell) 413-244-6240
                                                                                                                                                                     (Brimfield) 413-245-3674
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Snowbird Special                 condition, 190k miles, new
     El Camino                     at 364 Main Street, Oxford.           $2800 OBO
                                                                                                    Lots Of Good Features.
                                                                                                                                     Out Truck Cap                                                     Park Model With Loft &            tires, recent brakes and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              tuneup. $3000.
  MUST SELL. Project car.                    $2700.                                                  New Batteries, Starter,                                                                             Matching Addition.
   $1000 or best offer.              Call (774)280-2630                                             Wiring, and Refrigerator.         Gray, 6ft with sliding front     2000 Flagstaff                     Appx. 950 sq. ft.               Call (774)272-1192
   Call (860)753-1103                                                1993 Sportster                     Lots Of Storage.             window & side windows &
                                                                                                                                                                          Pop up                        Furnished, Central Air,
                                        1970 BSA                        1200 CC                     Sleeps Six. Good Shape
                                                                                                                                    locking back window. Used 2
                                                                                                                                                                     Sleeps 6. Stove refrigerator,      Matching 12x16 Shed               1989 Chevy
       Wanted                                                                                        Original Price $5,500
                                                                                                                                     months, brand new. Stored
                                                                                                                                                                        awning. $2700 or best           With Washer & Dryer.            Conversion Van
     Old Camaros                        Model B25S                   Mint Condition                                                   in heated garage. Fits Ford
                                                                        Must See                      Asking $4000 As Is               Truck Super Cab. $1100.            reasonable offer.                 $39,900 OBO                Rigged for towing, southern
1967-1969 including parts,           New Front End &                                                     Call For Details                                            Call (508)867-6601 leave              508-867-5850                unit, good condition. $3000
pieces in any condition. Will           Other Parts.               $4,700 or best offer                 (860)774-8333                   (508)729-9177                        message                       508-579-1827                   Call (860)883-4797
   consider other models.         Looks Good, Runs Good.              Call After 6pm
   Call (860)633-0869                $2950 Cash OBO
                                    Call 860-974-1912                 860-779-9780
       Must Sell                         1pm-9pm
2004 Dodge Stratus SXT                                             1996 Suzuki RM
   Auto, remote starter,
 42K, fully loaded, excellent
                                    2006 Harley                          125
                                                                   Runs excellent, look great.
     condition. $8995.               Davidson                        new top end, sprockets,
   Call (508)765-7770
                                  Sportster XL883C                chain, well maintained, never
                                                                  raced. Includes accessories,
     SPORTS UTILITY                 White with saddle bags.
                                                                   riding gear, extra plugs, oil,
       VEHICLES                     2,091 miles. $6000. Also
                                    Harley helmet, jacket and        etc. Ready to ride for the
                                                                       spring. $1000 or BO.
 1993 Ford Bronco                        gloves for sale.
                                                                  Call (860)928-0797 after
      Great Shape,                   Call (508)949-0621
                                                                     7pm or anytime on
 New Rear Quarters, Paint,                                                weekends
 Transmission, Rear End,              2004 Harley
     Tires & Brakes.                 Davidson Ultra
   $3000 or best offer.                                               2002 Triumph
   Call (508)867-6922                   Classic                        Bonneville
                                      5500 miles, $17000.                Extras Included
1995 Ford Explorer                   Call (508)943-0242                       $3500
   Sport Utility                    2002 Harley
 4WD, Automatic, V-6, A/C,
     Tilt, Cruise, Power          Davidson XL 1200                 2004 XL 883
 Windows/Locks. 138,500
 Miles. Dark Green, w/Grey
                                      Dealer serviced, 5000
                                      original miles, many           Harley
      Leather Interior.
                                  screaming eagle accessories.
                                  Red Black, lots of chrome, a      Davidson
       $3000 OBO                       must see @ $6500.             3400 miles, lots of
      860-774-0757                   Call (860)774-7615                upgrades, mint
       Ask For Art                                                   condition, handles
                                    2002 Harley                     great. $7200 or best
     2002 Chevy                   XLH 883 Sportster                offer. Won’t last long!
     Trailblazer                    9500 Miles, Crash Bars,         Call (508)347-8969
Great project car, clean title.   Highway Pegs, Saddle Bags,
98,976 miles. Slight damage        Passenger Pegs & Pillion,
 to drivers side, passenger             Custom Grips.              2004 Yamaha R6
 side is perfect. Needs new           Excellent Condition            11,000 Miles, Excellent
    back hatch. $2000 or             Looks & Runs Great.                 Condition, Red.
          best offer.                   Asking $4500                         $5000
                                                                      Call (860)230-4395
   Call (860)935-0210                   860-617-7335

                            Your Ford Dealer Since 1930

        Is your Ford in need of Service?
          We have been selling and servicing Fords since 1930.
              Why settle for less? Service with the best!
                            Bowens Garage
              See us for all of your Ford’s service needs.
                Old, New, and Classic Fords welcomed!

                             184 Route 198
                          Eastford, CT 06242
                 Our vehicles are sold but not forgotten.
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                                                                                                                                                                               760 VANS/TRUCKS                 760 VANS/TRUCKS                  760 VANS/TRUCKS                 760 VANS/TRUCKS
                                                                                                                                                                            1989 Chevy 1500                   2002 Duramax                   1994 Ford Ranger                  “California”
                                                                                                                                                                              Short bed Z71 off road.                                         2 door, XL Extended Cab,
                                                                                                                                                                               $1500 or best offer.
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Diesel Sierra                  2.3L 4 cylinder, standard,        1967 F-250
                                                                                                                                                                              Call (774)280-2480                   SLT                        144K original miles. One
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             owner, runs well, some rust.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Service Truck
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Full size GMC. 92K miles, 6’                                       with lumbertack. New
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 bed, loaded, leather.           $1400 or best offer.        engine, 6x6x10’ (enclosed).
                                                  “Good People Selling Good Cars... In A Great Community!”                                                                    1980 Chevy 1 -                        Also as combo               Call (413)245-4127             2-3 Motorcycle Trailer
                                                                                                                                                                                   Ton                        29’ Springdale Travel                                            Haulmark 2006 Harley
      BRAND NEW 2008 CHEVROLET AVEO                                                           BRAND NEW 2008 CHEVROLET COBALT                                               2WD, dual wheels, A/C, PS,               Trailer                  1988 Ford F-350                 “Dyna” Street Bob, Black
  #V8014                                                                                     #C8016                                                                          PL, PW, recently restored,        BH Super Slide loaded,                                            cherry, 2000 miles.
                                                                                                                              MSRP ............................. $14,810
                                                                                                                                                                             aluminum flatbed, $3000           package deal $33,000.            1-Ton Dump                   12 foot, pungo 120, kayak
                                          MSRP ............................. $10,610                                          REBATE .................................500
                                          GM LOYALTY REBATE ..............1,000                                               GM LOYALTY REBATE ..............1,500                                         (860)779-1886 evenings,              (Flat-Bed)                       with paddle, vest.
                                          KNIGHT DISCOUNT ....................811                                                                                             2000 Chevy S-10                                                   With 8-Foot Plow.                 (951)522-0573
                                                                                                                              KNIGHT DISCOUNT ....................811                                          or (860)753-0185
                                          YOUR PRICE ....
                                                                                8,799                                         YOUR PRICE .
                                                                                                                                                         11,999                    Blazer
                                                                                                                                                                              6 cylinder, 4x4, loaded, 2         1988 F-250
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Excellent Condition, Low
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Mileage, Ready To Work!          Yamaha PW 80
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  30 speed automatic
                                                                                                                                                                                     door, $3995.                                              First $5500 Takes It!
                                                                                                                                                                                                             2WD, automatic transmis-                                        transmission, 2005 about 40
    BRAND NEW 2008 CHEVROLET MALIBU                                                          BRAND NEW 2008 CHEVROLET EQUINOX                                                  Call (508)450-4573           sion, 300 cubic inch fuel in-         508-764-6376                 running hours. $600 firm.
#A8005                                                                                     #E8002                              MSRP ............................. $23,355                                   jection, 6 cyl, 75K miles, no
                                                                                                                                                                              1978 Chevy 3/4                                                                                     Honda RX 80
                                              LEASE FOR
                                                              195 FOR 39 MOS.                                                  REBATES .............................1,000
                                                                                                                                                                                 Ton 4x4
                                                                                                                                                                                                              body rot, runs excellent,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       $1850.                1985 Ford F-600                       3 speed manual
                                                                                                                               GM LOYALTY REBATE ..............1,000

                                              1,500 DOWN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              transmission, 2002 rarely
                                          $                                            *                                       KNIGHT DISCOUNT ..................1,356      With 8FT Fisher plow. Rusty        Call (508)234-6593               Box Truck                             run, $900.
                                                                                                                                                                             but runs good. $2000 or                                                                                Call Wendy
                                                                                                                                                     $                                                           1989 F-350                  low miles, runs good, needs
                                                                                                                                                                                     best offer.
                                                                                                                               YOUR PRICE .                                                                                                  some new brake lines. $1000          (860)963-1187
                                                                                                                                                                            Call Alan, (603)396-6385,            Dump Truck                         or best offer.
          BRAND NEW 2008 CHEVROLET HHR                                                     BRAND NEW 2008 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 1500 EX CAB                                               cell                 5-Speed, 460 c.i., 4 Wheel         Call (508)922-3936           765 HEAVY EQUIPMENT
#H8005                                                                                     #T8079                                                                                                               Drive. 9 Foot Fisher
                                              MSRP ............................. $16,835                                4X4    MSRP ............................. $27,950
                                                                                                                                                                            2003 Dodge Grand                        Snowplow.                                                      CAT D8H
                                              REBATES................................500                                       REBATE...............................1,500
                                                                                                                                                                              Caravan Sport                     36k Original Miles.          2001 GMC Sierra                       Bulldozer
                                              GM LOYALTY REBATE ..............1,500                                            GM LOYALTY REBATE ..............2,000
                                              KNIGHT DISCOUNT ....................836                                          KNIGHT DISCOUNT ..................2,451          37K miles, $12,000.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Turbo Diesel 4x4                Cable Blade - Power Shift
                                                                                                                                                                               Call (508)765-9417                                                Pick Up