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116, Number 24 Serving Over 48 Communities in Northern New Hampshire and Vermont i i June 17, 1981 ury to raise water /. stxteen percent iilage the water source but does not Carson asked if the meter Com- cover the line from the upper installation has gone out for June 3 to meadow to the village, which bids. James tlood has done water rents is estimated at $25,000. preliminary measuring. Bids +, per yearto Currently there is about are also asked for from $16,500 in the water fund, Boudreau Plumbing, N. ' rcentage of including the Revenue Haverhill: and Aiken 11 be used to Sharing monies voted at the Plumbing in Monroe. / rates, annual village meetings and An informational letter will to have proceeds from timber cuttings be sent to all homeowners in / ..... Installed by the are estimated to be just under the village explaining meter ar year and $10,000 to provide the $25,000. installation. The homeowner beineffect The commissioners is responsible for keeping the year. discussed currently water in the meter from voted a $60,000 delinquent accounts. Notices freezing. In Bradford, r improvements will be ent to these to be paid freezing has been the major ..... 4 and by July I, 1981. problem. There has to be a con- Russell Carson said, "There shut-off valve before the e willpay are some empty apartments meter and a drain on the plus 5 and the owner doesn't feel he meter. over a 40 should pay." Earl Hastings said, "The have topay policy is--as long as the receiving apartment is there and to be The rented, it's billed for year Tax rate set of round." in Thefford Johnson, Bradford second the Dog" at RIF Day book pictures and story on page 3. THETFORD--Selectmen have set a tax rate of $3.97 per $I00 of assessed property valuation, an increase of 12 per cent over last year's $3.54. The tax rate includes $3.13 for schools, 47.3 cents for high- ways and 36.7 cents for town operations. The total to be raised in taxes includes the first payment toward a new $75,000 pumper truck which is to be paid in four annual in- stallments. Principal resigns in Newbury principal of the Newlmry Elementary School, has resigned his position effective June 30, the date his contract expires. At its monthly meeting June 9, the Newbury School Board moved to accept the letter of resignation. Tins Clarke, speaking for the Design Committee, suggested that the board set up a search committee with representation from com- munity groups involved with the school, such as the Parent Teacher Organization, the Design Committee, and the teaching staff. Rufus Ansley, assistant superintendent of schools, outlined the procedure for selecting a principal: t.e superintendent screem ap- plicants and presents the recommended one or ones to the school board. Interested candidates are generally (please turn to page S ) SERIOUS--Two graduating Woodsville High School students seem to be pondering their futures. + 00ars Husband and police still searching for missing NEWBURY--Four years ago, 31-year-old Mrs. Jean STILL M1881NG-loseup of Mrs. Jean Caccavaro, who disappeared from Newlmry in 1977. a contest on the Newbury Common, leaving her truck parked nearby with the keys, her purse and money in it. She hasn't been heard from since despite the extensive efforts of her husband, James Caccavaro of Wells River, and state and federal authorities. A few false leads were chased down from a flurry of reports that followed a wire service story that gave wide publicity to the case three months after her disappearance. *'The facts are that there has been nothing new," her husband told the Journal Opinion this week. He believes that she is dead. "There is no reason for no ears " contact in four y , said Caccavaro, who still hopes that the case will he solved. "My kids want to know what happened to her." "The case is still pending and any information that we get, we will follow up on," Sgt. Oxbow mural reflects history of the area June have en- regional 4 P Who an was a the of ls,,1PtOol,s Wa s &'t, thno. Myth and OXBOW MURAlr'A full view el OxbOW High School mural that depicts history of the area. HavedfiU school action delayed HAVERHILL--The ttaverhili School Board was stymied last week for the second meeting in a row for lack of a quormn of four out of the seven board members, again postponing action on pending issues. Board Chairma Archie Steenburgh said board members will be polled to set a date for the next meeting, One member, Stephen Elliott, has resigned. Pending matters requiring action by the board include resignations of two teachers, bids for work on the elementary school septic system, hiring of a custodian, a proposal for a high school greenhouse project, and other matters. The next scheduled board meeting is June 24 at7:3 , pro. at the James Morrill Elementary School. the des her onthe woman Woodsville picks plumber for job WOODSVILLE- Selectmen have chosen Boudreault Plumbing to hook the Rosario Martin home onto the Pike Water system at a town ex- pense of $1,270, plus $300 the town will pay to the Pike system. The town has accepted responsibility for road runoff that made the Martin's water well unusable. It was also announced at last week's meeting that the state Welfare Department office on Central Street in Woodsville will move to Lit- Harold Kenny of the Vermont Caccavaro case," Spt. Kenne tleton 'hen tte curret lease State Police Bureau of said. expires. Criminal Investigation told the Joulal Opinion. "We have no evidence that there was foul play." "The police have worked hard on the case," Caceavaro said, adding that his personal belief is that she somehow met her death. Her 76-year-old mother in Newton, Mass., is Fairlee girl killed, very broken up over the disappearance, Caeeavaro said. "The woman is dead, it's as two hurt in car wreck simple as that. It's not logical for anyone to disappear for four years and nobody has heard from her." he saidin an interview. Caccavaro said there had been no indication that his wife's disappearance was voluntary, citing a letter she wrote several days earlier to ,'The Vermont State Police Selectmen also discussed has a very thick file on the plans for the July 4 ease and it is still active. We celebration in Woodsville, in follow up every lead we get which at least 15 bands will lplease turn to page 8) participate, BRADFORD--An Oxbow High School student from W. Fairlee, 17-year-old Sharon Bell. was killed Monday when the ear in which she was a passenger turned over on a curve on Rte. 3. Two others were injured, one seriously. She died at Mary Hitcheock her mother in which she said Memorial Hospital while "the kids are fine, Jim is being treated for severe in- fine," and that there were no juries, problems with her job at Victor L. Carbae, 18, of Channel Mills in Bradford. Bradford, was listed in critical She left five children, now condition with head injuries in ranging in age from 13 to 18. the hospital's inteive care "We don't know what unit. happened. All we know is that Thomas Linneli, 18, of she was gone, like that," Bradford, was treated at the Caccavaro said with a snap of hospital and released. his fingers. The family lived in Vermont State Police said S. Newbury at the time. the car, driven by Carbee, was "We have had correspon, heading south when it rolled dence from police depart- over on a curve and came to ments all over the country and rest upside down. Canada relating to the Jean The three teenagers were treated at the scene by the Bradford FAST Squad and then transported by am- bulance to Mary Hitchcock in Hanover. Sharon Bell, was born in Keene. N.H. She moved to Fairlee in 1963. She was a senior at Oxbow. She leaves her mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Smith of Fairlee; one brother, Kevin, of Mt. Clemens, Mich. ; her maternal grandmother, Rowena Lange of Fairlee; and her paternal grandfather, Blair Bell of Montreal, Canada. In lieu of flowers, con- tributions should be made to the Sharon L. Bell Memorial Fund, c-o Ruth Bishop, Bradford National Bank, Fairlee, Vt. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. N.H. retaliates against new Vermont truck fees New Hampshire truck and bus operators additional fees to operate in Vermont, but New Hampshire officials have announced "retaliatory measures" as a result of those fee hikes in the Green Mountain state. Commissioner of Safety Richard M Flynn announced that. effective June 15, Ver- mont's legislature has repealed a long-standing reciprocal agreement with New Hampshire which allowed New ttampshire registered trucks to operate in Vermont in interstate corn- CONCORD--It's going to cost requirements on motorists pshire, and pay a fee of $15 per from that state operating in trip." merce without special permits and fees. *'Therefore," Flynn stated, "I am acting under provisions of the New llampshire Motor Vehicle Statutes which provide that whenever a state imposes particular fines, fees or penalties against New motorists, this impose similar New Hampshire. "' The new provisions in New Hampshire become effective at 12:01 a.m July I. After that date. all owners and operators of any trucks or tractor-trailer units of greater than 18,000 pounds registered weight and owners of motor buses capable of carrying more than seven passengers, registered in Vermont. will be required to obtain a permit and pay a fee for each entry into New llampshire, similar to the fees and requirements which Vermont will soon impose on New llampshire truckers. "The requirement may be statisfied in any one of several ways," Flynn said. "'Most Vermont truckers will probably elect to pay a $40 annual fee for an entry permit and plate. They will then be reqmrea to report on a quarterly basis each entry into the, State of New Ham- Flynn warned that truckers who fail to obtain these per+ mils. fail to report an entry, or fail to pay fees when due. will be subject to additional penalti and interest, as well as court prosecution for a misdemeanor, which carries a fine of up to $10,000 and a possible jail sentence. In lieu of an annual permit, Vermont truckers making a single entry into New Ham- pshire may obtain a single- trip permit at a ee of $40. Operators of Vermont+ registered trucks and buses entering New Hampshire under exigent circumstances may obtain an emergency entry permit good for seven days via telegram or telecopier, for a $40 fee. Special arrangements exist under a "neutral zone" provision for the owners of Vermont-registered trucks tplease turn t. page  116, Number 24 Serving Over 48 Communities in Northern New Hampshire and Vermont i i June 17, 1981 ury to raise water /. stxteen percent iilage the water source but does not Carson asked if the meter Com- cover the line from the upper installation has gone out for June 3 to meadow to the village, which bids. James tlood has done water rents is estimated at $25,000. preliminary measuring. Bids +, per yearto Currently there is about are also asked for from $16,500 in the water fund, Boudreau Plumbing, N. ' rcentage of including the Revenue Haverhill: and Aiken 11 be used to Sharing monies voted at the Plumbing in Monroe. / rates, annual village meetings and An informational letter will to have proceeds from timber cuttings be sent to all homeowners in / ..... Installed by the are estimated to be just under the village explaining meter ar year and $10,000 to provide the $25,000. installation. The homeowner beineffect The commissioners is responsible for keeping the year. discussed currently water in the meter from voted a $60,000 delinquent accounts. Notices freezing. In Bradford, r improvements will be ent to these to be paid freezing has been the major ..... 4 and by July I, 1981. problem. There has to be a con- Russell Carson said, "There shut-off valve before the e willpay are some empty apartments meter and a drain on the plus 5 and the owner doesn't feel he meter. over a 40 should pay." Earl Hastings said, "The have topay policy is--as long as the receiving apartment is there and to be The rented, it's billed for year Tax rate set of round." in Thefford Johnson, Bradford second the Dog" at RIF Day book pictures and story on page 3. THETFORD--Selectmen have set a tax rate of $3.97 per $I00 of assessed property valuation, an increase of 12 per cent over last year's $3.54. The tax rate includes $3.13 for schools, 47.3 cents for high- ways and 36.7 cents for town operations. The total to be raised in taxes includes the first payment toward a new $75,000 pumper truck which is to be paid in four annual in- stallments. Principal resigns in Newbury principal of the Newlmry Elementary School, has resigned his position effective June 30, the date his contract expires. At its monthly meeting June 9, the Newbury School Board moved to accept the letter of resignation. Tins Clarke, speaking for the Design Committee, suggested that the board set up a search committee with representation from com- munity groups involved with the school, such as the Parent Teacher Organization, the Design Committee, and the teaching staff. Rufus Ansley, assistant superintendent of schools, outlined the procedure for selecting a principal: t.e superintendent screem ap- plicants and presents the recommended one or ones to the school board. Interested candidates are generally (please turn to page S ) SERIOUS--Two graduating Woodsville High School students seem to be pondering their futures. + 00ars Husband and police still searching for missing NEWBURY--Four years ago, 31-year-old Mrs. Jean STILL M1881NG-loseup of Mrs. Jean Caccavaro, who disappeared from Newlmry in 1977. a contest on the Newbury Common, leaving her truck parked nearby with the keys, her purse and money in it. She hasn't been heard from since despite the extensive efforts of her husband, James Caccavaro of Wells River, and state and federal authorities. A few false leads were chased down from a flurry of reports that followed a wire service story that gave wide publicity to the case three months after her disappearance. *'The facts are that there has been nothing new," her husband told the Journal Opinion this week. He believes that she is dead. "There is no reason for no ears " contact in four y , said Caccavaro, who still hopes that the case will he solved. "My kids want to know what happened to her." "The case is still pending and any information that we get, we will follow up on," Sgt. Oxbow mural reflects history of the area June have en- regional 4 P Who an was a the of ls,,1PtOol,s Wa s &'t, thno. Myth and OXBOW MURAlr'A full view el OxbOW High School mural that depicts history of the area. HavedfiU school action delayed HAVERHILL--The ttaverhili School Board was stymied last week for the second meeting in a row for lack of a quormn of four out of the seven board members, again postponing action on pending issues. Board Chairma Archie Steenburgh said board members will be polled to set a date for the next meeting, One member, Stephen Elliott, has resigned. Pending matters requiring action by the board include resignations of two teachers, bids for work on the elementary school septic system, hiring of a custodian, a proposal for a high school greenhouse project, and other matters. The next scheduled board meeting is June 24 at7:3 , pro. at the James Morrill Elementary School. the des her onthe woman Woodsville picks plumber for job WOODSVILLE- Selectmen have chosen Boudreault Plumbing to hook the Rosario Martin home onto the Pike Water system at a town ex- pense of $1,270, plus $300 the town will pay to the Pike system. The town has accepted responsibility for road runoff that made the Martin's water well unusable. It was also announced at last week's meeting that the state Welfare Department office on Central Street in Woodsville will move to Lit- Harold Kenny of the Vermont Caccavaro case," Spt. Kenne tleton 'hen tte curret lease State Police Bureau of said. expires. Criminal Investigation told the Joulal Opinion. "We have no evidence that there was foul play." "The police have worked hard on the case," Caceavaro said, adding that his personal belief is that she somehow met her death. Her 76-year-old mother in Newton, Mass., is Fairlee girl killed, very broken up over the disappearance, Caeeavaro said. "The woman is dead, it's as two hurt in car wreck simple as that. It's not logical for anyone to disappear for four years and nobody has heard from her." he saidin an interview. Caccavaro said there had been no indication that his wife's disappearance was voluntary, citing a letter she wrote several days earlier to ,'The Vermont State Police Selectmen also discussed has a very thick file on the plans for the July 4 ease and it is still active. We celebration in Woodsville, in follow up every lead we get which at least 15 bands will lplease turn to page 8) participate, BRADFORD--An Oxbow High School student from W. Fairlee, 17-year-old Sharon Bell. was killed Monday when the ear in which she was a passenger turned over on a curve on Rte. 3. Two others were injured, one seriously. She died at Mary Hitcheock her mother in which she said Memorial Hospital while "the kids are fine, Jim is being treated for severe in- fine," and that there were no juries, problems with her job at Victor L. Carbae, 18, of Channel Mills in Bradford. Bradford, was listed in critical She left five children, now condition with head injuries in ranging in age from 13 to 18. the hospital's inteive care "We don't know what unit. happened. All we know is that Thomas Linneli, 18, of she was gone, like that," Bradford, was treated at the Caccavaro said with a snap of hospital and released. his fingers. The family lived in Vermont State Police said S. Newbury at the time. the car, driven by Carbee, was "We have had correspon, heading south when it rolled dence from police depart- over on a curve and came to ments all over the country and rest upside down. Canada relating to the Jean The three teenagers were treated at the scene by the Bradford FAST Squad and then transported by am- bulance to Mary Hitchcock in Hanover. Sharon Bell, was born in Keene. N.H. She moved to Fairlee in 1963. She was a senior at Oxbow. She leaves her mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Smith of Fairlee; one brother, Kevin, of Mt. Clemens, Mich. ; her maternal grandmother, Rowena Lange of Fairlee; and her paternal grandfather, Blair Bell of Montreal, Canada. In lieu of flowers, con- tributions should be made to the Sharon L. Bell Memorial Fund, c-o Ruth Bishop, Bradford National Bank, Fairlee, Vt. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. N.H. retaliates against new Vermont truck fees New Hampshire truck and bus operators additional fees to operate in Vermont, but New Hampshire officials have announced "retaliatory measures" as a result of those fee hikes in the Green Mountain state. Commissioner of Safety Richard M Flynn announced that. effective June 15, Ver- mont's legislature has repealed a long-standing reciprocal agreement with New Hampshire which allowed New ttampshire registered trucks to operate in Vermont in interstate corn- CONCORD--It's going to cost requirements on motorists pshire, and pay a fee of $15 per from that state operating in trip." merce without special permits and fees. *'Therefore," Flynn stated, "I am acting under provisions of the New llampshire Motor Vehicle Statutes which provide that whenever a state imposes particular fines, fees or penalties against New motorists, this impose similar New Hampshire. "' The new provisions in New Hampshire become effective at 12:01 a.m July I. After that date. all owners and operators of any trucks or tractor-trailer units of greater than 18,000 pounds registered weight and owners of motor buses capable of carrying more than seven passengers, registered in Vermont. will be required to obtain a permit and pay a fee for each entry into New llampshire, similar to the fees and requirements which Vermont will soon impose on New llampshire truckers. "The requirement may be statisfied in any one of several ways," Flynn said. "'Most Vermont truckers will probably elect to pay a $40 annual fee for an entry permit and plate. They will then be reqmrea to report on a quarterly basis each entry into the, State of New Ham- Flynn warned that truckers who fail to obtain these per+ mils. fail to report an entry, or fail to pay fees when due. will be subject to additional penalti and interest, as well as court prosecution for a misdemeanor, which carries a fine of up to $10,000 and a possible jail sentence. In lieu of an annual permit, Vermont truckers making a single entry into New Ham- pshire may obtain a single- trip permit at a ee of $40. Operators of Vermont+ registered trucks and buses entering New Hampshire under exigent circumstances may obtain an emergency entry permit good for seven days via telegram or telecopier, for a $40 fee. Special arrangements exist under a "neutral zone" provision for the owners of Vermont-registered trucks tplease turn t. page