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Forum: General Discussion 11-24-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,524
Posted By jeffk
When I say impacted, I mean whether you have...

When I say impacted, I mean whether you have decent schools, police, fire, roads, library, and dozens of other services that could be voted away by seasonal residents to save a buck. WE live here and...
Forum: General Discussion 11-24-2021, 06:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,524
Posted By jeffk
I would disagree slightly. With no increase in...

I would disagree slightly. With no increase in spending, the tax burden in a town can increase for individuals IF their assessment goes up compared to others. This area is prone to this effect...
Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2021, 07:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,211
Posted By jeffk
The problem with using Home Equity (HE), or any...

The problem with using Home Equity (HE), or any other form of BORROWING to finance investing, is that the interest payments for the loan diminishes your overall return.

For example, if you a...
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2021, 07:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,211
Posted By jeffk
The first thing that you need to understand is...

The first thing that you need to understand is your risk tolerance. Many people park their money in CDs because they have NO tolerance for risk. In today's higher inflation environment, they are...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 10-23-2021, 05:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 975
Posted By jeffk
DEFINITELY a must go for ice cream addicts! ...

DEFINITELY a must go for ice cream addicts!

My wife and I have been there several times this summer. The creamiest soft serve I can remember and the maple flavor explodes in your mouth.

We...
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 10-16-2021, 05:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,089
Posted By jeffk
The problem is, the likelihood of getting COVID...

The problem is, the likelihood of getting COVID is a statistical analysis based on many factors. We can't calculate the odds of getting COVID minute to minute but we CAN be aware of some primary...
Forum: General Discussion 09-18-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 55,390
Posted By jeffk
Yes, I was thinking the same thing. COVID has...

Yes, I was thinking the same thing. COVID has made getting foreign workers VERY difficult and the VISA process had previously tightened up, especially for relatively low skilled workers.

Further,...
Forum: General Discussion 09-17-2021, 04:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,298
Posted By jeffk
Reach the Beach

The ~200 mile Reach the Beach relay race from Bretton Woods to Hampton Beach is taking place today and tomorrow. It kicks off this morning in Bretton Woods and finishes tomorrow afternoon at Hampton...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 08-31-2021, 05:59 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,835
Posted By jeffk
We were at the Lakehouse Grille last week and,...

We were at the Lakehouse Grille last week and, literally, as we approached to check in (had reservations) they were discovering that two people scheduled to work just didn't show up.

It's not...
Forum: General Discussion 08-26-2021, 04:42 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,139
Posted By jeffk
Go to Bizer. The level now is "a bit high"...

Go to Bizer. The level now is "a bit high" compared the other 5 years on the graph. I did not evaluate the "goodness" of that FACT. I gave a recognition to the FACT that drought has been a problem in...
Forum: General Discussion 08-24-2021, 06:00 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,139
Posted By jeffk
Henri was a dud, water wise, at the lake....

Henri was a dud, water wise, at the lake. However, the Lakeport dam output has been dropped to 650 CFS and, correspondingly, the lake level decrease rate has slowed down and the level is about 4"...
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2021, 05:56 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,139
Posted By jeffk
In the last 4 days the dam output at Lakeport has...

In the last 4 days the dam output at Lakeport has been increased steadily and now stands at 1525 CFS. The lake level is dropping toward the Summer "Full Pool" level and should continue to go down. ...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 08-01-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,360
Posted By jeffk
My wife had stopped there a couple weeks ago and...

My wife had stopped there a couple weeks ago and loved it. Of course every time since then, when we went by they weren't open. I read your post at 6:50 and said "Let's go!", and we did. VERY creamy...
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,139
Posted By jeffk
Checking back, the Lakeport Dam output is still...

Checking back, the Lakeport Dam output is still at 950 CFS.
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,139
Posted By jeffk
The web site that automatically tracks the...

The web site that automatically tracks the Lakeport Dam, as of 8am this morning, still shows it at 950 CFS. (It's possible they changed it right after 8am.)

I believe some of the outlet flow gates...
Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,139
Posted By jeffk
They can easily open the Lakeport dam further....

They can easily open the Lakeport dam further. It's at a minimal 250 CFS right now. I think wide open is ~1900 CFS and that drops the lake level about an inch per day, excluding additional rain.
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Forum: General Discussion 07-14-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 55,390
Posted By jeffk
Interesting article. I would point out...

Interesting article.

I would point out that, like the people in this article, many people have been stressed out either by COVID issues, resulting short staffing, or by the nature of their jobs...
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2021, 04:30 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,828
Posted By jeffk
And yet, real estate prices are in the...

And yet, real estate prices are in the stratosphere, and supply is almost nonexistant. Houses are put up for sale with insane markups and snapped up in a day.

I would agree that at some point a...
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 06-17-2021, 05:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,318
Posted By jeffk
I started out with a bow and cockpit cover and...

I started out with a bow and cockpit cover and changed for one reason. The sun beating down on the top edges of the boat, where the cover didn't protect, caused the fiberglass to go chalky and I had...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 05-20-2021, 04:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,322
Posted By jeffk
You could probably get a company to come in and...

You could probably get a company to come in and do it on the cheap and in a few years you would notice the pavement is starting to wave and crack because the base soil work wasn't done right. Also...
Forum: Boating 05-18-2021, 04:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,800
Posted By jeffk
Since boats in NH are not Titled, the...

Since boats in NH are not Titled, the registration process carries less "weight" so I would think that a local business could handle it with the proper sales documentation. If someplace does...
Forum: Weather 05-18-2021, 04:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,281
Posted By jeffk
Actually, I'm surprised it's as good as it is...

Actually, I'm surprised it's as good as it is considering how dry it was last Fall. If memory serves, the southern part of the state was VERY dry, moderate to severe drought. Now it is just...
Forum: Boating 05-16-2021, 11:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,800
Posted By jeffk
Like last year, I did mine at Heath's Hardware. 5...

Like last year, I did mine at Heath's Hardware. 5 minutes. It takes the unpredictable, poor performing Post Office out of the loop.
Forum: General Discussion 05-15-2021, 05:36 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 55,390
Posted By jeffk
Unions HAD a great purpose when they started....

Unions HAD a great purpose when they started. Conditions were bad and wages abusive. For the most part, that is no longer true. Most issues unions were created to address have been enshrined in law...
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2021, 06:35 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 55,390
Posted By jeffk
I'm not an economics guy either but : "why...

I'm not an economics guy either but :

"why is it that worker pay and benefit questions always result in "costs of products will skyrocket"" is NOT true if the individual workers EARN their pay and...
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