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Hudson - Litchfield News 8 - August 19, 2011

Are you looking for a church home? Visit us and feel the warm welcome.

Sunday Worship Services- 9:00am - Contemporary Service •11:00 am - Traditional Service

The first Sunday of the month at 11am is a combined Communion Service (No 9:00am service)

"Best kept secret that is right in plain sight."

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FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF HUDSON 236 Central St., Hudson, NH 882-6116

Presbyterian A Community Church Worship Service &

Sunday School 10:00AM “Christianity for the rest of us”

259 Charles Bancroft Highway (Rt. 3A), Litchfield, NH Rev. Stephen Quinlan, Pastor 424-6057

Gatherings Litchfield

F GRACE Sundays 10:30am & 6:00pm Wednesday Bible Study & Prayer 7:00pm

SUNDAY SCHOOL FOR ALL AGES (9:15 -10:15 every Sunday morning) For more information call 429-2979

The Place To BE

REE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 11 Colby Rd. Litchfield, NH 03052

The Place To BE

August 18-21: Bar Harbor Jazz Festival, Bar Harbor, ME. This annual event attracts jazz musicians from all over for four days of concerts in venues around town. (207) 288-5829; August 19-21: Washington County Fair, Richmond, RI. An old-fashioned agricultural show, with all the expected fun and festivity: daily concerts, a giant midway, kiddyland area, livestock competitions, and more. (401) 539- 7042; August 19-21: Jane Austen Weekend, Hyde Park, VT. The beloved author’s characters gather at the Governor’s House for a weekend of Regency-era activities, including letter-writing, embroidery, croquet, carriage-driving, archery, and a picnic (with or without Colonel Brandon). (802) 888- 6888; August 19-21: Machias Wild Blueberry Festival, Machias, ME. This three-day festival celebrates the wild blueberry harvest. More than 250 craft booths, pie-eating and cooking contests, road race, musical entertainment, food, farm tours, kids’ activities, Blackfly Ball, musical comedy, and much more! Downtown Machias. (207) 255- 6665; August 21: The Old Country Fiddler: Charles Ross Taggart, Hillsborough, NH. Taggart grew up in Topsham, VT, going on to perform in various stage shows across the country for over 40 years, starting in 1895, including the famous Red path Chautauqua Circuit. A fiddler, piano players, humorist, singer and ventriloquist, he made at least 25 recordings with the Victor, Edison, and Columbia companies and appeared in a talking moving picture six years before Al Jolson starred in The Jazz Singer. Adam Boyce portrays Taggart near the end of his career, c. 1936, sharing recollections on his life and career, with some live fiddling and humorous sketches interspersed in this living history program. It is free and open to the public, but there is a charge for other programs at the event. 12 p.m. Under the Tent, Jones Road. (603) 464-5858; www. August 21: Occidental Gypsy Jazz Quintet, Newburyport, MA. Their well-rehearsed and lightning-fast swing brings the Parisian jazz minutia of the 1930s alive and the audience to its feet. The musical genre has undergone a tremendous resurgence in popularity for its sophisticated yet sentimental sound and swinging precise rhythm often light-hearted and whimsical, sometimes aching with melancholy. Maudslay Arts Center. (978) 499-0050; www. August 21: Annual Green Mountain Motorcycle Ride, Lebanon, NH. This annual fundraiser is held to benefit Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center. “Leave your back pegs down for those we’ve lost to cancer.” Minimum fundraising of $150 per bike. Helmets required. Check in at 9 a.m. at Granite State Harley-Davidson in Lebanon where a light breakfast will be served. The ride kicks off at 10 a.m.; a snack will be provided on route. The ride ends at 3 p.m. at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center. Celebrate with a barbecue, door prizes, awards, raffles and live music. To register or for more information visit www.greenmountainride. org or call (800) 226-8744.

August 24: The 2012 Fraud: Misreading the Maya & Their Calendar, Wolfeboro, NH. How many Ends of the World have you lived through? The hysteria surrounding 2012 turns out to be the usual fraud aimed at separating you from your money, and based on falsehoods about the Maya Calendars. Explore the history of the Apocalypse – mankind’s second oldest story – along with what the Maya Calendars are and how they work. Then, take a look at what the frauds and fearmongers say and “debunk” them yourself. R. P. Hale, of Aztec heritage himself, presents this illustrated and participatory program with a surprising conclusion. 7 p.m. The Libby Museum. (603) 569-1035. August 24: French-Canadian Music and its Cross Cultures, Dover, NH. Learn more about the migration of French-Canadians and the evolution of their traditional music: its arrival in North America; the music’s crossing with Indian culture during the evangelization of Acadia and Quebec; its growth alongside English culture after British colonization; and its expansion from Acadia to Louisiana. 1 p.m. Wentworth Home, 795 Central Avenue. (603) 742-7406. August 25: Lafayette and the Farewell Tour: An American Idol, Concord, NH. Lafayette’s extraordinary reputation was based on his military record in the Revolution, his friendship with George Washington, his continued support of American interests, hi story-book life, and perhaps more importantly, his Farewell Tour of America when he visited all 24 states and Washington City as the last surviving major general of the Continental Army. His visits to New Hampshire - to Portsmouth in 1824 and to Concord in 1825 - will be used to illustrate the adulation with which the American people greeted Lafayette on his Farewell Tour. 7 p.m. Pierce Manse, 14 Horseshoe Pond Lane. (603) 225-4555. August 25-28: Blistered Fingers Family Bluegrass Festival, Litchfield, ME. One of the largest family musical events in New England, this event attracts thousands of music lovers from all over the world to hear some of the Greatest Bluegrass music. With banjos, fiddles, and those high, lonesome harmonies, this event features many national and local bands. Come experience the “Welcome Home” feeling. Something for all ages. Litchfield Fairgrounds, 30 Plains Road. (207) 873-6539; August 26-28: American Folk Festival, Bangor, ME. Downtown sites host a display of international music and dance from the many cultures that make up America today. Plus, traditional craft demonstrations, exhibits, and dozens of food vendors offer classic ethnic specialties. (207) 992-2630; americanfolkfestival. com. August 27: Tracing Lincoln’s Steps Walking Tour, Manchester, NH. Abraham Lincoln visited Manchester on March 1 and 2, 1860. This tour, conducted by MHA staff, will trace Mr. Lincoln’s steps as he disembarked the train, gave an important speech in Smyth Hall, spent the night in a hotel on Elm Street, and toured the Millyard the next morning. Several buildings that Lincoln either entered or would have seen will be pointed out. The tour leaders will read excerpts from first-hand accounts of Lincoln’s memorable visit. Pre-registration is required. Admission fee. 10:30

Litchfield Police Log

Wednesday, August 10: 8:51 a.m. Theft, Highlander Court. 4:38 p.m. Road hazard, Pinecrest Road. 4:42 p.m. Disabled motor vehicle, Pinecrest Road. 7:24 p.m. Criminal mischief, Pilgrim Drive. 7:51 p.m. Paperwork service, McQuesten Circle. Thursday, August 11: 1:50 a.m. Arrested Andrew Scates, 27, Derry, Driving while Intoxicated. 7:41 p.m. Unwanted subject, Underwood Drive. Friday, August, 12: 12:40 a.m. Noise complaint, Foxwood Lane. 1:15 a.m. One-car motor vehicle accident, Highlander Court. 5:06 a.m. Alarm activation, Old Stage Road. 9:30 a.m. Paperwork service, Cutler Road. 2:25 p.m. Suspicious activity, Dixon Drive. 2:49 p.m. Erratic operation, Route 3A. 8:57 p.m. Alarm activation, McElwain Drive. 9:00 p.m. Suspicious activity, Hildreth Drive. 11:07 p.m. Noise complaint, Parker Circle. Saturday, August 13: 12:38 a.m. One-car motor vehicle accident, Route 3A. 11:10 a.m. Domestic disturbance, Circle Drive. 2:01 p.m. Alarm activation, Highlander Court. 7:14 p.m. Arrested Julio C. Lopez, 21, Litchfield, Hosting an Underage Drinking Party. Sunday, August 14: 4:08 a.m. Abandoned 911 call, High Plain Avenue. 5:36 a.m. Erratic operation, Route 3A. 6:50 a.m. Domestic disturbance, Horseshoe Drive. 7:20 a.m. Arrested Todd Hopper, 44, Litchfield, Simple Assault. 12:25 p.m. Assault, Cutler Road. 1:34 p.m. Arrested Patrick Cook, 45, Litchfield, Simple Assault. 3:37 p.m. Civil standby, Cutler Road. 7:00 p.m. Arrested male juvenile, 17, Litchfield, Simple Assault, Criminal Mischief. 9:04 p.m. Motor vehicle lockout, Route 3A. Monday, August 15: 5:50 a.m. Assist citizen with disabled motor vehicle, Route 3A. 6:51 a.m. Paperwork service, Snowdrop

Lane. 6:50 p.m. Arrested male juvenile, 16, Litchfield, Criminal Mischief, Theft, Burglary. 8:27 p.m. Paperwork service, Woodland Drive. 8:28 p.m. Paperwork service, Birch Street. 8:30 p.m. Arrested male juvenile, 14, Litchfield, Burglary, Theft, Criminal Mischief. 8:45 p.m. Paperwork service, Route 3A. 11:05 p.m. Domestic disturbance, Brenton Street. 11:10 p.m. Abandoned 911 call, Underwood Drive. Tuesday, August 16: 3:26 a.m. Disorderly conduct, Derlon Lane. 8:48 a.m. Criminal mischief, Route 3A. 10:13 a.m. Civil standby, Pondview Drive. 12:30 p.m. Suspicious activity, Bear Run Drive. 1:30 p.m. Suspicious activity, Talent Road. 2:39 p.m. Disturbance, Blue Jay Way. 2:59 p.m. Theft, Pearson Street. 4:40 pm. Arrested Patrick Cook, Bail Jumping, Breach of Bail Conditions, Stalking. 5:26 p.m. Suspicious person, Hillcrest Road. 7:52 p.m. Abandoned 911 call, Underwood Drive. 9:29 pm. Disturbance, Route 3A. 9:33 p.m. Suspicious activity, Incinerator Road. 10:06 p.m. Arrested Corey Lake, 21, Litchfield, Arrested on a Warrant for Conduct After an Accident.

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a.m.-12:30 p.m. Manchester Historic Association. (603) 622-7531; August 27: Downtown Plymouth Waterfront Festival, Plymouth, MA. An arts-and-craft show, the New England Aquarium’s traveling tide pool, a car show, a carnival, and more. (508) 830-1620; August 27: People Fest, Manchester, NH. Stop by the Manchester Historic Association table at People Fest! Manchester’s deep cultural roots will be on display for all to explore during People Fest 2011, an opportunity to come together to rediscover our history and to celebrate our city. Traditions established more than a century ago with the French Canadian, Scotch/Irish, Italian, Greek, Lebanese and other cultures continue today with a growing number of newcomers from countries around the world, including Mexico, Central and South America, Vietnam, Bosnia, Sudan, Somalia and Bhutan. People Fest will again be held in cooperation with Art in the Park, an event organized by the Manchester Artists Association showcasing local artists and their work. Free admission. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Veterans Park, Elm Street. (603) 622-7531; www. August 27-28: Newport Arts Festival, Newport, RI. Browse a colorful marketplace of fine and functional works on the city’s scenic waterfront, plus music, seafood, and more. (401) 847-0960; August 27-28: New England Radio Control Fly- In, Derry, NH. The two-day event will feature performances by variety of aircraft including helicopters, gliders, aerobatic planes, and scale models. The publics is invited t o not only watch RC pilots flying their airplanes, but to also try their own hand at flying a radio control airplanes. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. NH Flying Tigers Air Field, B Street. (603) 437-2847; www.newhampshireflyingtigers. com. August 28: Family Music Festival, Newbury, MA. Join them for this fantastic summer blast! Music, vintage baseball, local artisans, food and drinks, kids activities, and much more! This is a great way to enjoy the summer and support the Newburyport Education Foundation as well! Spencer Little Farm, 5 Little Farm Lane. www. September 4: Lady Antebellum, Gilford, NH. This country trio, who have rocked their way on to numerous charts and taken the music industry by storm, will be making waves in “Lake Winni’.” Admission fee. Meadowbrook U.S. Cellular Pavilion. (603) 293-4700; www.meadowbrook. net.

September 16-18: Annual Highland Games, Lincoln, NH. A Clan Gathering and Scottish cultural celebration of music, dance, athletics, Scottish imports, and food. Fun entertainment for the whole family. Admission fee. Loon Mountain Resort. September 21: Annual Fight to Educate, Manchester, NH. Featuring professional boxing, entertainment and boxing legends, the Fight to Educate is a unique charity event that combines a love of sports with the vision of assisting children and seniors in need, who without fundraisers like this could be ‘down for the count.’ Las year, over 1,600 people

watched with

anticipation as Demetrius “Boo-Boo” Andrade impressively


out Dave Saunders in the super welterweight match. Join us this year for more heart-pounding excitement and meet some of your favorite boxing legends, such as Gerry Cooney. Admission fee. 8 p.m. Ticket info: calendar/Calendar-details.asp?id=993. October 22: Annual Pumpkin Festival, Keene, NH. The signature tower on Central Square is still the centerpiece of Keene’s Pumpkin Festival. The street will be lined with pumpkins and pumpkin spectators, for the smoothest strolling and best viewing ever, unfettered by vendor booths and queues. Families and seniors are very welcome and handicap parking in excellent locations makes access easy. Live musical entertainment will add to the atmosphere on stage near the city square and at other selected locations but the sights will carry the day! Noon-8:30 p.m. (precisely!). Free, however, your donation in advance of any amount will go a long way in keeping this event alive for your children and your children’s children. Downtown Keene. November 4: Jeff Dunham, Lowell, MA. Durham’s sidesplitting performances have made him the top grossing live comedian in North America for three consecutive years as well as the last two years worldwide. Now his ever-growing legion of devoted fans that flock to his shows will meet the newest additions to his suitcase posse. Achmed the Dead Terrorist has to now contend with his rebellious offspring, Achmed Junior, aka A.J. Meanwhile, Peanut has decided that he’s tired of being Jeff’s sidekick and has taken up ventriloquism with his own character: Little Jeff. More hilarity than ever ensues as the never-before- seen characters unleash their own havoc on stage. Admission fee. 8 p.m. Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell. (866) 722-8780; November 5: Taylor’s Grove Concert, Manchester, NH. Veteran country music performer Mac McHale and old-time gospel singer Carolyn Hunter have joined forces to bring a bit of the North and South together. Their duo, Taylor’s Grove takes the name from the little North Carolina church where Carolyn grew up singing with her family. With guitar, mandolin, banjo and tight harmony, Mac and Carolyn perform in the spirit of old-fashioned American music that reaches across barriers of place and generations. They bring together songs Mac learned from his mother and country radio in Downeast Maine and songs Carolyn heard in Piedmont, North Carolina in the days when people from miles around would bring their guitars and children to church just to sign and play. Come and enjoy this unique blending of talents of these two unique musicians, educators and music preservationists! Admission fee. 2 p.m. Millyard Museum , Elm Street Gallery. (603) 622-7531;


Town of Hudson Zoning Board of Adjustment August 25, 2011

The Hudson Zoning Board of Adjustment will hold a meeting on Thursday August 25, 2011, in the Community Development Conference Room in the basement of Hudson Town Hall (please enter by ramp entrance at right side). The public hearings for applications will begin at 7:30 PM, with the applications normally being heard in the order listed below.


The following items before the Board will be considered:

I. PUBLIC HEARINGS OF SCHEDULED APPLICATIONS BEFORE THE BOARD 1. Case 211-052 (8/25/11): Marty and Susan Breen, 12 Glen Drive, Hudson, request the following: a. An Accessory Living Unit to be placed above the existing garage and breezeway and to be occupied by a family member. [Map 211, Lot 052, Zoned R-1, HZO Article XIIIA, Section 334-73, Accessory Living Units.] b. A Variance to allow the common interior access to be the stairs to the rear of the garage.

[Map 211, Lot

052, Zoned R-1, HZO Article XIIIA, Section 334-73.3 E, Provisions.]

II. OTHER 1. Discussion of Any Town/State Activity Of Interest To The Board

William A. Oleksak, Zoning Administrator

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