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Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 01-14-2019, 07:34 PM
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Posted By Major
Try Jim Currier in Moultonboro. He is an...

Try Jim Currier in Moultonboro. He is an excellent furniture maker, and may be able to help you. His number is 253-8596. Good luck!


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Forum: General Discussion 01-03-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,891
Posted By Major
My opinion only. I don't know for sure, but it...

My opinion only. I don't know for sure, but it seems that it is the position the Board is taking.

It will get litigated. I wouldn't count on the party seeking a variance winning. I don't think...
Forum: General Discussion 01-03-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,891
Posted By Major
Try this -- https://www.ecode360.com/15050211 ...

Try this -- https://www.ecode360.com/15050211

Click on Attachment 2. It appears that hotel, motel and inn are not generally not permitted in residentially-zoned areas. It wouldn't be...
Forum: General Discussion 01-03-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,891
Posted By Major
The issue isn't in areas where commercial zoning...

The issue isn't in areas where commercial zoning exists. The issue is where the zoning is residential. In South Down and Long Bay, the zoning is residential. The City is now enforcing the zoning...
Forum: General Discussion 01-02-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,891
Posted By Major
If you live in a zoned residential area, you...

If you live in a zoned residential area, you cannot rent your house on a short term basis without a variance or by changing the zoning. In the past, the City chose not to enforce the zoning laws. ...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 12-28-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,310
Posted By Major
I concur. Stay away from it. Hire a good...

I concur. Stay away from it. Hire a good contractor, and youíll be all set.


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Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 12-28-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,310
Posted By Major
Cathcart Construction

Highly recommend Ron Cathcart of Cathcart Construction. Ron's cell is 603-387-0863.
Forum: History 12-24-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 117,385
Posted By Major
Susan Shanahan

I just read that a classmate of mine at WPI, Susan Lindberg Shanahan, passed away recently. It said that she owned a home at LSP. Hadn't seen her since 1987, but she was a very nice person. Very...
Forum: General Discussion 12-20-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,891
Posted By Major
I don't think I am. While I agree with you...

I don't think I am. While I agree with you emotionally on some level, the "right" you assert is based on less than solid ground. Had the planning department and city council enforced the zoning...
Forum: General Discussion 12-20-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,891
Posted By Major
Just because it was allowed doesn't necessarily...

Just because it was allowed doesn't necessarily mean it was the right thing to do. As the owner of a small business, the last thing I want to hear my employees say is that "we always did it that...
Forum: General Discussion 12-20-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,891
Posted By Major
If I live in a residential neighborhood, I would...

If I live in a residential neighborhood, I would not want weekly rentals. That is why such rentals are zoned out of residential neighborhoods. Long Bay is a residential neighborhood. If you lived...
Forum: General Discussion 12-20-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,891
Posted By Major
I've lived full time in Long Bay for 10 years and...

I've lived full time in Long Bay for 10 years and prior to that in South Down part time for 7 years. I am against renting in Long Bay, especially on a weekly basis. My feeling is that if you can't...
Forum: General Discussion 12-19-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,891
Posted By Major
Board deals blow to Airbnb-type rentals

Board denies requests for variances.

https://www.laconiadailysun.com/news/local/board-deals-blow-to-airbnb-type-rentals/article_a38e0914-0318-11e9-ada0-ef7fef0cb552.html
Forum: General Discussion 12-18-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,526
Posted By Major
I like it!

I love the idea of extending the runway to put Patrick's out of business! Just so long as the liquor store is unaffected!:D
Forum: General Discussion 12-14-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,526
Posted By Major
WOW Trail

My understanding is that they would not be eligible for Federal dollars under the Rail to Trail legislation, and would have to finance that portion without any Federal assistance. Others may know...
Forum: General Discussion 12-14-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,388
Posted By Major
Laconia State School

I worked at the LSS in 1982 for two weeks while working for my dad. There were a lot of profoundly disabled patients. Most were medicated so that they were controllable. The staff for the most...
Forum: General Discussion 12-06-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,526
Posted By Major
Wolfeboro has a different demographic than...

Wolfeboro has a different demographic than Laconia, which has a disproportionate share of Section 8 housing and several drug treatment centers. If you spend any time in downtown Laconia you will be...
Forum: General Discussion 12-05-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,526
Posted By Major
Thanks. I enjoy the debate. I will address your...

Thanks. I enjoy the debate. I will address your comments in reverse order.

7. I grew up in Laconia, and trust me, none of the Laconia elites live in SD/LB. They are comprised of small business...
Forum: General Discussion 12-05-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,526
Posted By Major
Let me count the ways!

1. Waste of taxpayer money for construction and maintenance, especially given its limited use.
2. Bad for the environment, especially during construction.
3. Impinges on the rights of landowners...
Forum: General Discussion 12-05-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,526
Posted By Major
Another Lie

Yet another lie from our City Council to the taxpayers of Laconia. We were told that they would spend $10K, and that the WOW Trail organization would cover it. Disappointing.

The good news is...
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,391
Posted By Major
Tilton, you are correct. My wife was a teacher...

Tilton, you are correct. My wife was a teacher in RI for 15 years. After the first two years, each teacher had down his or her curriculum, so prepping wasn't an issue unless they were told to teach...
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,391
Posted By Major
I didn't. But his first sentence again ignores...

I didn't. But his first sentence again ignores the point. NH government has a proud tradition of being lean and mean, and that has changed. If you want or need services, go somewhere where they...
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,391
Posted By Major
Firstly, I took the bus. Secondly, I have no...

Firstly, I took the bus. Secondly, I have no issue with those who have second homes here. They donít vote. My issue is with those who move here full time and want the same services they were used to...
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,391
Posted By Major
Raytheon and Schneider Electric. Sent...

Raytheon and Schneider Electric.


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Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,391
Posted By Major
Just not true. Electrical engineers start today...

Just not true. Electrical engineers start today at $80,000. A senior project engineer makes about $150,000. My firm hires entry level attorneys at $135,000 per year. Of counsel (non-partner track)...
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